Edward Laker

25 March 1838–11 February 1897 (Age 58)
Henfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Laker was born on 25 March 1838, in Henfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Laker, was 37 and his mother, Caroline Sayers, was 31. He married Maria Hodges on 20 August 1865, in Upper Beeding, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 11 February 1897, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Edward Laker
Maria Hodges
Marriage: 20 August 1865
Edward James Laker
Annie Maria Laker
William Henry Laker
Emily Elizabeth Laker
Ellen May Laker
Frederick George Laker
Albert Charles Laker
Lillie Marie Laker
Edward J. Laker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 August 1865Upper Beeding, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 16
    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 (Sussex and Kent): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from Old English lacu ‘stream’ (see Lake , Lakeman ) + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.North German: variant of Lake .

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

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    Edward Laker conversion and immigration

    Edward Laker was born in 1838 in Sussex, England. He converted to the LDS Church and was baptized in 1864 at age 26. He married Maria Hodges in 1865 in Sussex. They had a son: born 1867, in Sussex. …

    Sources (35)

    • Edward Saker, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Edw in entry for Ellen May Laker, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Edward Laker in household of James Laker, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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