Eli Batchelor

Brief Life History of Eli

When Eli Batchelor was born on 4 March 1841, in Salford Priors, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Batchelor, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Spires, was 34. He married Elizabeth Lunt on 5 January 1866, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 5 December 1888, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Eli Batchelor
Elizabeth Lunt
Marriage: 5 January 1866
John Edward Batchelor
Charles Henry Batchelor
Harriet Ann Batchelor
George William Batchelor
Sarah Elizabeth Batchelor
Eli Lunt Batchelor
Roy Lunt Batchelor
Walter Lunt Batchelor

Sources (26)

  • Eli Bacheler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eli Bacheler, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Eli Batchelor, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

English: status name for a young knight or novice at arms, Middle English and Old French bacheler (medieval Latin baccalarius). The word had already been extended to mean ‘(young) unmarried man’ by the 14th century, but it is unlikely that many bearers of the surname derive from the word in that sense.

History: The Reverend Stephen Bachiler (c. 1561–1656) was a Puritan nonconformist, born in Hampshire, England, who came to New England in 1632, at the age of 71. In 1638/9 he was the leader of the founders of Hampton, NH.

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

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