Philip Pugsley

18 December 1822–7 August 1903 (Age 80)
Withypool, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Philip

When Philip Pugsley was born on 18 December 1822, in Withypool, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Philip Pugsley, was 31 and his mother, Mary Baker, was 32. He married Martha Roach on 28 June 1851, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1853 and lived in North Molton, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 7 August 1903, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip Pugsley
Martha Roach
Marriage: 28 June 1851
Joseph Edwin Franklin Pugsley
Elizabeth Ann Pugsley
Emily A. Pugsley
Martha Louisa Pugsley
Philip Pugsley
William Henry Pugsley
Minnie Pugsley
Albert Pugsley
Adelaide Pugsley
Eva Pugsley
John Roach Pugsley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1851Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 11
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon and Somerset): habitational name from a place so called in Warkleigh, Devon. The placename probably derives from an Old English personal name Pocg (genitive Pocges) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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    Philip Pugsley - Short History Written for Grandchildren

    Philip Pugsley Philip Pugsley was born Dec. 18, 1822 in the parish of Withypoole, in Somerset England. His parents were Philip Pugsley and Mary Baker. While Philip was working in Bristol England …

    Sources (85)

    • Philip Pugeley in entry for George Pugsley, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Philip Pugsley in household of Philip Pugsley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Phillip in entry for Albert Pugsley, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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