Ephraim George Holding

15 September 1849–7 July 1927 (Age 77)
Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ephraim George

When Ephraim George Holding was born on 15 September 1849, in Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Daniel Holding, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Middleton, was 26. He married Mary Jane Clifton on 28 October 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 July 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim George Holding
Mary Jane Clifton
Marriage: 28 October 1872
Ephraim George Holding Jr
Helena Rosina Holding
Zina Clifton Holding
Olive Middleton Holding
George Daniel Holding
Ruth Priscilla Holding
William Clifton Holding
Franklin Morse Holding
Harold Clifton Holding
Hazel Clifton Holding
Minnie Clifton Holding

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Holden .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Daniel Holding and Sarah Middleton Life Sketch

    Daniel Holding was christened April 5, 1813 in Preece, Shropshire, England. His parents were Richard Holding and Sarah Tinsley. Sarah Middleton, was born September 6, 1823 at Preece Shropshire Engla …

    Sources (38)

    • Ephrian G. Holling, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Edward Holding in entry for Harold Clifton Holding and Nancy Marie Read, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Eph Geo in entry for Ephriam Geo Holding, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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