Ralph Partington

16 March 1806–7 March 1873 (Age 66)
Skippool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ralph

When Ralph Partington was born on 16 March 1806, in Skippool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Partington, was 26 and his mother, Ellen Esther Seed, was 24. He married Ann Taylor on 12 August 1832, in Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1850. He died on 7 March 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Partington
Ann Taylor
Marriage: 12 August 1832
Catherine Ann Partington
Ellen Maria Partington
William Edward Partington
Henry Ralph Partington
Sarah Jane Partington
Joseph Hiram Partington
James Taylor Partington
Heber George Partington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1832Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire, England
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 2
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 19
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire) called Partington, from Old English Peartingtūn ‘settlement (tūn) associated with Pearta’, a personal name not independently recorded.

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

    Story Highlight

    *Ralph Partington & Ann Taylor: Pioneers

    Ralph Partington and Ann Taylor: Pioneers Complied by Julie Robinson Smith in 2014 Born on 16 March 1806 in Skip …

    Sources (51)

    • Ralph Partington, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Rolph in entry for Ann Taylor Partington, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Ralph Partington, "United States Census, 1850"

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