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
Sarah Ann Holmes
Marriage: 15 March 1867
Elizabeth Ellen Aland
James Francis Aland
Sarah Ann Aland
John Albert Aland
Alice Emily Aland
Mary Amelia Aland
Rose Amy Aland
William Levi Aland
Mildred Clara Aland
George Clarence Aland
Alta Rose Holmes Aland
Claude Harvey Aland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 March 1867Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
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    World Events (8)

    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.
    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.

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    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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