Henry Roylance Sr.

21 May 1831–27 May 1918 (Age 87)
Lower Peover, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Roylance Sr. was born on 21 May 1831, in Lower Peover, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Roylance, was 23 and his mother, Mary Ann Oakes, was 20. He married Elizabeth Bell on 25 December 1853, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Springville Ward 3, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 27 May 1918, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Roylance Sr.
Elizabeth Bell
Marriage: 25 December 1853
Sarah Ann Roylance
Henry Roylance
William Bell Roylance
Marion Ellen Roylance
John Roylance
Esther Evaline Roylance
Clarabelle Roylance
Elizabeth Roylance
Prunella Roylance
Leon Roylance
Richard Roylance
Bruce Roylance
Milton Roylance

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1853Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 2
    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.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 23
    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 (Lancashire and Cheshire):variant of Rylands; see Ryland . Middle English ryelandes, -londes refers to the strips of arable land where rye was grown within one of the large open fields that were typical of medieval communal farming; as a phrase it could be used to name an open field where rye predominated.habitational name from Rylance, a lost place in Pownall Fee (Cheshire). The placename has the same meaning, ‘rye land(s)’, as in 1 above, with vacillation between singular and plural forms. Surnames from it are difficult to distinguish from Rylands or a Rylance from other sources.

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

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    Sources (37)

    • Henry Roylance in entry for Prunella Roylance Storrs, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Henry *Nce, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Henry Roylance in entry for Milton Roylance, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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