Duckworth Grimshaw

3 March 1842–23 June 1926 (Age 84)
Tottington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Duckworth

When Duckworth Grimshaw was born on 3 March 1842, in Tottington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Grimshaw, was 30 and his mother, Alice Whittaker, was 32. He married Mary Jane Moyes on 4 April 1867, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Beaver Election Precinct, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1905. In 1880, at the age of 38, his occupation is listed as farmer in United States. He died on 23 June 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Duckworth Grimshaw
1842–1926
Mary Jane Moyes
1850–1934
Marriage: 4 April 1867
John Grimshaw
1868–1935
Elizabeth Alice Grimshaw
1870–1957
Mary Ann Grimshaw
1872–1960
Martha Jane Grimshaw
1875–1962
Franklin Duckworth Grimshaw
1877–1898
William Henry Grimshaw
1879–1965
Ray Grimshaw
1881–1964
Ida Grimshaw
1884–1979
Lawrence W Grimshaw
1886–1941
May Grimshaw
1888–1969
Arnold Grimshaw
1890–1978
Randolph Grimshaw
1893–1943
George Whittaker Grimshaw
1896–1990

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1867Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1865
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from either of two places in Lancashire named Grimshaw, from the Old Norse personal name Grímr (see Grime ) or Old English grīma ‘specter, goblin’ + Old English sceaga ‘copse’.English: alternatively, a habitational name from Green Shaw Head in Beamsley (Yorkshire), or another place similarly named with Middle English grene ‘green’ + shaghe ‘copse’ (Old English grēne + sceaga).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Grime

    Story Highlight

    Dentistry, 1864, "Do it yourself!" (Duckworth Grimshaw, age 22)

    Do it Yourself Dentistry, 1864, Duckworth Grimshaw That fall [1864] I suffered terribly from toothaches, and as there was no dentist there I went through a lot of pain. One day in desperation, I go …

    Sources (90)

    • Duckworth Grimshaw, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Duckworth Grimshaw in entry for Laurence Grimshaw and Irene Graves, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Duckworth Grimshaw in entry for William Henry Grimshaw, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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