Samuel Paget

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Paget was born on 25 May 1874, in Attercliffe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Stephen John Paget, was 23 and his mother, Selina Emma Crich, was 21. He married Lavina Margaret Yates on 7 December 1901, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Lake Point, Tooele, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Election Precinct 3 Lake Point, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 23 July 1955, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lake Point Cemetery, Lake Point, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Paget
1874–1955
Lavina Margaret Yates
1883–1972
Marriage: 7 December 1901
Roy Paget
1903–1969
Joseph Stephen Paget
1904–1990
Viola Paget
1907–2005
Selina Elizabeth Paget
1910–1990
John Edward Paget
1913–1975
Lavina Paget
1916–2013
Martha Paget
1918–1999
Frank Yates Paget
1923–1989

Sources (51)

  • Samuel Paget, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • England and Wales Birth Index
  • Samuel Paget, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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.

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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

French: diminutive of Page .

English: variant of Padgett .

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

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History of Samuel Paget from his journal

I, Samuel Paget, the second child of Stephen Paget and Selina Critch Paget, was born May 25, 1874 in a little town called Attercliff, near Sheffield, England. My father and sister (the third c …

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