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
1838–1897
Maria Hodges
1844–1910
Marriage: 20 August 1865
Edward James Laker
1867–1869
Annie Maria Laker
1870–1947
William Henry Laker
1871–1872
Emily Elizabeth Laker
1873–1880
Ellen May Laker
1876–1880
Frederick George Laker
1879–1916
Albert Charles Laker
1882–1891
Lillie Marie Laker
1885–1963
Edward J. Laker
1888–1889

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 August 1865Upper Beeding, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1846
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Lake

    Story Highlight

    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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