John Deakin

23 November 1833–19 February 1929 (Age 95)
New London, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Deakin was born on 23 November 1833, in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, William Deakin, was 22 and his mother, Mary Mole Jones, was 30. He married Sarah Stone on 20 February 1859, in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 19 February 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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John Deakin
Lydia Griffin
Marriage: 24 October 1868

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1834 · The City of Brooklyn is Incorporated
    Age 1
    An act of incorporation in 1834 turned the village and town of Brooklyn to the city of Brooklyn. The city was divided into nine wards.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils
    Age 28
    The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.

    Name Meaning

    variant of Deacon .variant of Dicken .English:

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

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    DEAKIN, John ( -1929)

    I wish to record a few impressions of my Great Aunt and Uncle, Aunty Deakin and Uncle John Deakin. she was the daughter of William Stone, who was a master painter, born 18 August 1833 in Bristol, E …

    Sources (21)

    • John Deakin, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Deacon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • John Deakin, "United States Census, 1920"

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