William Arbon

15 June 1817–5 September 1895 (Age 78)
Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Arbon was born on 15 June 1817, in Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Arbon, was 36 and his mother, Elisabeth Newman, was 33. He married Elizabeth Anne Hardwick on 7 August 1842, in Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Graveley, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Skull Valley, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 5 September 1895, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Arbon
Elizabeth Anne Hardwick
Marriage: 7 August 1842
Rachel Arbon
Louisa Arbon
Joseph William Arbon
William Phillip Arbon Sr
Isaac Amasa Arbon
Frederick Peterson Arbon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 August 1842Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 10
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 26
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (East Anglia): from the Middle English personal name Arbern (Old Norse Arnbiǫrn, Arnbiorn).

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

    Story Highlight

    Biography of Rachel Arbon (Johnson)

    Compiled and written by Sherrie Ann Olsen Rubink Rachel Arbon was the daughter of English Latter-day Saint converts, an immigrant, a pioneer, and a loving mother. Her parents were converted and …

    Sources (36)

    • William Arborn, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • William Arbon in entry for Louisa Arbon Gooch, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • William Arbon, "United States Census, 1880"

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