James Healey

31 March 1824–16 November 1907 (Age 83)
Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Healey was born on 31 March 1824, in Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Eley, was 39 and his mother, Mary Eggleshaw, was 20. He married Elizabeth Smith on 2 March 1845, in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 16 November 1907, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Alpine Cemetery, Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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James Healey
Mary Carlisle
Marriage: 26 September 1855
Mary Alice Healey
Elizabeth Healey
Jane Fields Healey
Martha Healey
James Carlisle Healey
Richard Joseph Healey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1855Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    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.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 9
    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.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Healey (Lancashire, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire, Northumberland), Heeley (Yorkshire), or Healaugh (North Yorkshire, Yorkshire). The main origin in Yorkshire was Healey (in Shelley) but the Yorkshire name has also probably been confused with Haley . The placenames derive from Old English hēah ‘high’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.Irish: variant of Healy .

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

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    Short History

    I got this information from the James and John Healey History book; which is in the possession of my father: Ephraim was the son of James and Elizabeth Smith Healey, both natives of England. His par …

    Sources (76)

    • James Eley in household of Thomas Eley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • James Healy in entry for Elizabeth Beck, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • James Elley in household of William Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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