James Orchard Aland

10 May 1843–16 October 1902 (Age 59)
Batheaston, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Orchard

When James Orchard Aland was born on 10 May 1843, in Batheaston, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Sparrow Aland, was 39 and his mother, Ellen Sarah Harding, was 32. He married Sarah Ann Holmes on 15 March 1867, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 16 October 1902, in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Orchard Aland
1843–1902
Sarah Ann Holmes
1852–1914
Marriage: 15 March 1867
Elizabeth Ellen Aland
1869–1957
James Francis Aland
1871–1955
Sarah Ann Aland
1873–1881
John Albert Aland
1875–1940
Alice Emily Aland
1877–1914
Mary Amelia Aland
1880–1953
Rose Amy Aland
1882–1919
William Levi Aland
1885–1954
Mildred Clara Aland
1887–1975
George Clarence Aland
1890–1963
Alta Rose Holmes Aland
1892–1971
Claude Harvey Aland
1895–1895

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 March 1867Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 11
    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.
    1863
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scandinavian (Åland): topographic name from the Åland Islands in the Gulf of Bothnia.English: topographic name from Middle English atte lande (Old French laund) ‘dweller at the glade or pasture’, or sometimes perhaps, ‘dweller at the old cultivated land(s)’ from Old English eald, ald ‘old’ + land ‘land’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Holland

    Story Highlight

    The Alands

    James O Aland brought mrs. Sarah Grenelgh over the mountains from Willard, Utah with a load of flour. Sarah Ann Holmes Aland was a good hearted loveable lady. One day Apostle Charles Hart called to s …

    Sources (50)

    • Jas Alland in household of Ellen S Alland, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James O. Aland in entry for Rose Amy Hill, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • James Aland, "United States Census, 1870"

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