David Eccles

12 May 1849–5 December 1912 (Age 63)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of David

When David Eccles was born on 12 May 1849, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Eccles, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Hutchinson, was 29. He married Bertha Marie Jensen on 27 December 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1910 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 5 December 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Eccles
Bertha Marie Jensen
Marriage: 27 December 1875
David Christian Eccles
Leroy Eccles
Vida Eccles
Royal Eccles
Bertha Olivia Eccles
Joseph Merrill Eccles
Lila Eccles
Laura Eccles
Flora Eccles
William Jack Eccles
Anna Vivian Eccles
Homer Gordon Eccles

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +7 More Children

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 10
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 17
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Eccles in Lancashire, or possibly from any of several other places so named in Kent, Norfolk, Berwickshire, and Dumfriesshire, from British eglēs ‘Romano-British Christian church’ (from Latin ecclesia, Greek ekklēsia ‘gathering, assembly’). Such places would have been the sites of notable pre-Anglo-Saxon churches or Christian places of communal worship.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Interview between Royal Eccles and John Hutchison Moyes, 1934

    Interview between Royal Eccles [1884-1963, son of David Eccles and Bertha Marie Jensen] [2nd Cousin three times removed from William Hardy Goodman, who is typing this into a readable MS Doc, Septemb …

    Sources (66)

    • David Eccles in entry for Ellen Stoddard Eccles, "Oregon, Center for Health Statistics, Birth Records, 1903-1918"
    • David Eckles in household of William Eckles, "United States Census, 1870"
    • David Eccles in entry for Spencer S Eccles and Pauline Hope Fox, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"

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