Walter Scholes

22 July 1868–10 July 1955 (Age 86)
Leeds St Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Walter

When Walter Scholes was born on 22 July 1868, in Leeds St Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Francis Scholes, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Jane Fishburn, was 32. He married Phoebe Lurancy Adams on 21 June 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in River Heights, Cache, Utah, United States in 1930 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1935. In 1935, at the age of 67, his occupation is listed as asst gardner at logan temple in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He died on 10 July 1955, in Clark, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Scholes
Phoebe Lurancy Adams
Marriage: 21 June 1893
Walter Adams Scholes
Phoebe Scholes
Amy Scholes
Sarah Scholes
Alma Adams Scholes
Alvin Adams Scholes
Elizabeth Scholes
Miriam Scholes
Francis William Adams Scholes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1893Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    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.
    1877 · Logan's First Stake is Formed
    Age 9
    Eighteen years after the first ward was established and the population of the valley increased exponentially, the first Stake was established.
    1891 · The Logan Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 23
    The Logan Tabernacle was dedicated by Wilford Woodruff in 1891 and has been a center piece of Logan since then. In the late 1980's, the Tabernacle underwent a restoration project that restored all the original pioneer designs. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 20, 1975.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from one or other of the places called Scholes in Lancashire and Yorkshire, or from Scole in Norfolk, all named with Middle English scole or scoles ‘herdsman's hut(s)’ (Old Norse skáli). In northern England the name was sometimes interchangeable with Scales , a dialect variant of the same word.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life of Francis Scholes Sr., written by his son Frederick Scholes

    Francis Scholes, Sr., son of Thomas Scholes and Ann Newton, was born 2 July 1835 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. His father died when the subject of this sketch was in his fifth year; thus, was he early …

    Sources (74)

    • Walter Scholes, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Walter Scholes in entry for Francis William Adams Scholes and Sarah Katheryn Chipman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Walter Scholes in entry for Elizabeth Scholes, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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