William Jeffs Ince

14 July 1844–13 June 1921 (Age 76)
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Jeffs

When William Jeffs Ince was born on 14 July 1844, in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Ince, was 37 and his mother, Ann Jeffs, was 29. He married Margaret Davies on 22 January 1865. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 13 June 1921, in Buhl, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jeffs Ince
Margaret Davies
Marriage: 22 January 1865
Thomas William Ince
Hyrum Ince
William Edward Ince
Charlotte Ann Ince
Celestial Ettie Ince
Matilda Ince
Margaret Ellen Ince
Elizabeth Ince
Primrose Ince

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  • Marriage
    22 January 1865
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    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 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    habitational name from Ince in Makerfield (Lancashire), Ince (Cheshire), or Ince Blundell (Lancashire). The placenames derive from Proto-Welsh ïnïs ‘island’.possibly a post-medieval West Midlands variant of Hints, a habitational name from either of two places called Hints (Staffordshire, Shropshire). The placenames probably derive from Proto-Welsh hïnt ‘way, path’ + Middle English plural -es.possibly a variant with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s of Inn, from residence at an inn or inns, from Middle English in (singular) or innes (plural) ‘tavern, lodging(s), tenement(s)’. There seems also to have been some confusion with Scottish Innes .

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

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    obit of William Jeffs Ince

    William Jeffs Ince lived for almost thirteen years after Margaret’s death;  he moved in with a son and he passed away on June 13th 1921 in Buhl, Idaho.   The body of William Jeffs Ince was brought ba …

    Sources (29)

    • William Ince in household of Thomas Ince, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • William Ince in entry for John E Moose and Charlotte Kennedy, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Wm Ionce in entry for Celestial Mccleery, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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