Luke Titcomb

3 March 1832–24 November 1913 (Age 81)
Donnington, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Luke

When Luke Titcomb was born on 3 March 1832, in Donnington, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Titcomb, was 31 and his mother, Mary Atkins, was 24. He married Lydia Jane Tanner on 26 January 1854, in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Shaw cum Donnington, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 24 November 1913, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luke Titcomb
Lydia Jane Tanner
Marriage: 26 January 1854
Mary Jane Titcomb
Joseph Luke Titcomb
Rebecca Maria Titcomb
John Francis Titcomb
Naomi Sophia Titcomb
Sarah Eunice Titcomb
Helen Elsie Titcomb
Mahonri Moriancomer Titcomb
Preston Freeman Titcomb
Lillie Ruth Titcomb
Lydia Louise Titcomb
Edward Smith Titcomb
Florence May Titcomb
Annie S. Titcomb

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1854South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 1
    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.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 22
    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 (Wiltshire and Berkshire): variant of Titcombe .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Luke Titcomb

    Come with me for a few minutes and I will take you on a trip back through the pages of history. We are in England in the city of Dononington, Berkshire. We visit the modest home of William Titcomb an …

    Sources (31)

    • Luke Titcomb, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Luke Titcomb in entry for Mahonri Titcomb, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Luke Titcom in household of John Titcom, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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