Selena England

30 October 1849–20 January 1929 (Age 79)
Bradpole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Selena

When Selena England was born on 30 October 1849, in Bradpole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John England Sr, was 34 and her mother, Jane Pavard, was 34. She married Wheatley Gibson on 10 March 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States for about 40 years and Ogden Utah Temple, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1929. She died on 20 January 1929, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wheatley Gibson
Selena England
Marriage: 10 March 1866
Mary Jane Gibson
Wheatley Gibson
Margaret Ann Gibson
Flora Hannah Gibson
Selena Gibson
Ralph Blanch Gibson
John Joseph Gibson
William Thomas Gibson
Jacob Peter Gibson
Annie Laura Gibson
Sarah Ellen Gibson
Heber Charles Gibson
Catherine Gibson
George David Gibson
Emmaline Gibson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Middle English Engelond ‘England’. It was probably a formal alternative to English , which is also well evidenced as a surname in England. These names may have been acquired by English landowners who moved in Norman social circles or who lived in a neighbouring country (Scotland, Wales, or Ireland), or by English merchants who traded abroad.Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads so named, from Old Norse eng ‘meadow’ + land ‘land’.Swedish: ornamental name with the same meaning as 2.

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

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    Selena England Gibson

    Selena England Gibson "Big Bend of the River" book Selena England was born 30 Oct 1849 at Bradpole, Dorset, England. She was the daughter of John England and Jane Pavard, o …

    Sources (43)

    • Selena Gibson in household of Ralph B Gibson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Selena England in entry for Emmaline Fowers, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Selina England in household of John England, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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