Thomas Amos Fielding

15 August 1874–1 April 1947 (Age 72)
Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States

The Life of Thomas Amos

When Thomas Amos Fielding was born on 15 August 1874, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, his father, Amos Hyrum Fielding, was 25 and his mother, Ellen Agnes Hobbs, was 20. He married Ida Lazette Cox on 1 February 1899, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Bluff, San Juan, Utah, United States in 1880 and La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1885. He died on 1 April 1947, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Amos Fielding
Ida Lazette Cox
Marriage: 1 February 1899
Loy Rosanah Fielding
Clifford M. Fielding
Ester Fielding
Verona Fielding
Fred Fielding
Fay Fielding
Carl Cox Fielding
Ellen Fielding
Leah Fielding
Stillborn Fielding

Spouse and Children

1 February 1899
Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Colorado becomes a State

Age 2

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from an Old English felding ‘dweller in open country’.

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

Story Highlight

Thomas Amos Fielding

He died before I was born.

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Fielding, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Thomas Feilding in household of Ames Feilding, "Colorado State Census, 1885"
  • Thomas Fielding in household of Hyrum Fielding, "United States Census, 1880"

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