Lavinia Triplett

2 December 1846–16 July 1885 (Age 38)
Saint Helier, Jersey

The Life Summary of Lavinia

When Lavinia Triplett was born on 2 December 1846, in Saint Helier, Jersey, her father, George Triplett, was 30 and her mother, Lavenia Hooper, was 32. She married George Edward Percy Careless about 1863, in Saint Helier's Church, Saint Helier, Jersey. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in St Luke, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 16 July 1885, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Edward Percy Careless
Lavinia Triplett
Marriage: about 1863
Hannah J Careless
Adelina Careless
Carlotta Frances Careless

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  • Marriage
    about 1863Saint Helier's Church, Saint Helier, Jersey
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 8
    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 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: unexplained.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Lovenia Carless in household of George Carless, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lensima Triplet in entry for Charles S. Cowan and Adelina Wells, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Lovinia Careless, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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