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
Esther Elizabeth Shingleton
Marriage: 22 November 1876
Reuben Checketts
Walter Henry Checketts
Esther Elizabeth Checketts
Parley Samuel Checketts
Emily Mariah Checketts
Frances Stephen Checketts
Charles Checketts
Jenetta Checketts
Savina Checketts
Mable Harriett Checketts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    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.

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    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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