William Wardle

26 January 1833–3 October 1898 (Age 65)
Ravenstone, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Wardle was born on 26 January 1833, in Ravenstone, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Wardle, was 21 and his mother, Mary Kinston, was 26. He married Catherine White on 25 December 1854, in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. In 1861, at the age of 28, his occupation is listed as coal miner in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 3 October 1898, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wardle
Catherine White
Marriage: 25 December 1854
Eliza Wardle
Joseph Wardle
Mary Elizabeth Wardle
Martha Ann Wardle
John William Wardle
Isaac Wardle
Fannie Maria Wardle
Herbert Charles Wardle
Emily Jane Wardle
Catherine Louisa Wardle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1854Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 10
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 21
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from Wardle in Lancashire and possibly Wardle in Cheshire, both named with Old English weard-hyll ‘watch hill’. Compare Warden 2 and Wardlaw .habitational name from Weardale (Durham), which takes its name from the river Wear (related to the Indo-European root wis-, weis- ‘liquid, flow’ or wedōr- ‘water’) + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.

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

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    Life Story of William Wardle

    As found in Helen Naylor Walters' Family History Compilation. William, first child of John (some called him Callier) Wardle, and Mary Morton (or Molton) was born January 26. 1833, at Ravenstone, Lei …

    Sources (28)

    • William Wardle, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • William Wardle in entry for Martha Ann Wardle Steadman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • William Wardell in household of John Wardell, "United States Census, 1870"

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