John Siddoway

16 September 1838–25 June 1902 (Age 63)
Southwick, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Siddoway was born on 16 September 1838, in Southwick, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Siddoway, was 46 and his mother, Mary Ann McDonald, was 24. He married Mary Phoenix Jones on 1 June 1860, in Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and lived in Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1861. In 1861, at the age of 23, his occupation is listed as built the thatcher mill in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He died on 25 June 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Siddoway
Mary Elizabeth Hall
Marriage: 29 December 1866
Sonora Siddoway
Hannah Siddoway
Robert Haddrick Siddoway
William Hall Siddoway
Mary Elizabeth Siddoway
Catherine Hannah Siddoway
Henrietta Siddoway
Ralph Henry Siddoway
Francis Armstrong Siddoway

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1866Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 16
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 21
    \"During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \"\"Logan\"\" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"

    Name Meaning

    English (Durham): habitational name from Sideway (pronounced /sɪdəweɪ/) or Sidway in Staffordshire, from Old English sīde ‘side, slope of a hill, hill side’ or sīd ‘large, spacious, long’ + weg ‘way, path, road’.

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

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    Multiple Sealings/Multiple Parents

    I am the granddaughter of Robert Haddrick Siddoway's daughter, Myrl Esther Siddoway Coltrin. I have collected this information from family stories from my grandmother before her death and others in th …

    Sources (61)

    • John Siddoway in household of Richard Siddoway, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • John Siddoway, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • John Siddoway in entry for Francis or Frank Armstrong Siddoway, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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