John Henry Strong Jr

3 September 1805–21 December 1862 (Age 57)
Bampton, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Henry

When John Henry Strong Jr was born on 3 September 1805, in Bampton, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Strong, was 44 and his mother, Mary Hewett, was 36. He married Agnes Miller on 16 December 1828, in Heversham, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Kendal, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 21 December 1862, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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John Henry Strong Jr
Agnes Miller
Marriage: 16 December 1828
John Strong Jr
George Strong
Emma Mary Strong
Agnes Strong
William Strong
Hannah Strong
Joseph Smith Strong
Eleanor Miller Strong
Elizabeth Ann Strong
Miles Strong

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  • Marriage
    16 December 1828Heversham, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (7)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 3
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 16
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English strong(e), strang(e) ‘strong, powerful’ (Old English strang).Americanized form of French Trahan .Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish Stark .

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

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    Strong/Miller Information

    John Strong - Agnes Miller John Strong was born at Bampton, Westmoreland, England 3 Sep 1805. His parents were John Strong and Mary Hewate. He married Agnes Miller 16 Dec 1828 at Heaversham, Westmorel …

    Sources (44)

    • John Strong, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John Strong in entry for Joseph Smith Strong and Anna M. Murch, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • John Strong in entry for Agness Strong Farrer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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