Esther Elizabeth Shingleton

17 July 1856–18 February 1922 (Age 65)
Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Esther Elizabeth

When Esther Elizabeth Shingleton was born on 17 July 1856, in Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Stephen Shingleton, was 30 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Rolfe, was 35. She married Reuben Checketts on 22 November 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1800. She died on 18 February 1922, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Elwood, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Checketts
1850–1915
Esther Elizabeth Shingleton
1856–1922
Marriage: 22 November 1876
Reuben Checketts
1878–1879
Walter Henry Checketts
1880–1946
Esther Elizabeth Checketts
1882–1941
Parley Samuel Checketts
1885–1959
Emily Mariah Checketts
1887–1964
Frances Stephen Checketts
1890–1891
Charles Checketts
1892–1972
Jenetta Checketts
1895–1936
Savina Checketts
1898–1964
Mable Harriett Checketts
1900–1944

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 7
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 19
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: late medieval variant of Singleton .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Singleton

    Story Highlight

    Stephen Shingleton Life History

    Stephen Shingleton was born March 10, 1826, at Mulsford, Bershire, England. The greater part of his childhood, he lived with his grandparents. When about 15 years old, some young lady was so much in l …

    Sources (33)

    • Ester in entry for Mabel Checketts, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Esther E Checketts, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Esther Shingleton in entry for Gilbert Elise Mitchell and Mabel Harried Checketts, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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