George Teasdale

8 December 1831–9 June 1907 (Age 75)
Saint Pancras, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Teasdale was born on 8 December 1831, in Saint Pancras, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Russell Teasdale, was 22 and his mother, Harriet Henrietta Tidey, was 25. He married Emila Emma Brown on 25 August 1853, in Saint Pancras, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 9 June 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Teasdale
Emila Emma Brown
Marriage: 25 August 1853
Evangeline Teasdale
Henry Teasdale
George Ezra Teasdale
Francis Charles Teasdale
Emila Primrose Teasdale
Frederick Russell Teasdale
Emile Alice Teasdale

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 August 1853Saint Pancras, London, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    Age 17
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 23
    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 (northern): habitational name from Teesdale, the valley of the River Tees (Durham and Yorkshire), named with the river name Tees (of uncertain origin) + Old English dæl ‘valley’ or Old Norse dalr ‘valley’. Compare Surtees .

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

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    George Teasdale apostle

    George Teasdale Mormon Apostle George Teasdale, Mormon leader George Teasdale was born in London on December 8, 1831, to William Russell and Harriet Henrietta Tidey Teasdale. Teasdale was studious in …

    Sources (62)

    • George Teasdale, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • George Teasdale in entry for Jame P Teasdale and Willeta A Swinney, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • George Teasdale in entry for Jennie Lilias Smith, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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