Emeline Ellen Hillier

4 March 1865–1 October 1947 (Age 82)
Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emeline Ellen

When Emeline Ellen Hillier was born on 4 March 1865, in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Charles Hillier, was 25 and her mother, Annie Laker Lashbrook, was 23. She married William Henry Ridd on 10 March 1886, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 1 October 1947, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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William Henry Ridd
Emeline Ellen Hillier
Marriage: 10 March 1886
Minnie Ellen Ridd
Mabel Annie Ridd
Elizabeth Finch Ridd
William Carl Ridd
Nellie May Ridd
Roland Hillier Ridd
Naomi Sarah Ridd
George Henry Ridd
Merle Rosina Ridd
Virginia Ridd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1886Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries 1879: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States
    Age 24
    Historical Boundaries 1876: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (Wiltshire and Surrey): occupational name for a roofer from Middle English hil(l)ier, hul(li)er, hel(li)er ‘roofer, slater, tiler’, agent nouns from the Middle English verb hil(i)en, hel(i)an, hul(i)en ‘to put a roof on; cover with a roof’.French: from the personal name Hillier, a vernacular form of Hilaire (see Hillary ).

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

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    Emeline Ellen Hillier Ridd

    Emeline Ellen Hillier was born in Croydon, England on March 4, 1865. Her parents joined the Mormon church while living in England, and when Emeline was six weeks old they left their native land to com …

    Sources (34)

    • Emeline Hillier Ridd in household of William H Ridd, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Emmeline Hillier in entry for Roland Hillier Ridd and Hortense Holland, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Emeline Hillier in entry for William Henry Ridd, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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