Thomas Karren

1 May 1810–4 April 1876 (Age 65)
Onchan, Isle of Man

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Karren was born on 1 May 1810, in Onchan, Isle of Man, his father, Thomas Karran, was 28 and his mother, Catherine Clarke, was 23. He married Ann Ratcliffe on 5 May 1833, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1855 and lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. In 1833, at the age of 23, his occupation is listed as baker in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 4 April 1876, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Karren
Ann Ratcliffe
Marriage: 5 May 1833
John Carran
Catherine Anne Karren
Lydia Karren
Thomas Karren
Joseph Karren
Hyrum Karren
Ann Karren
Charles Hopkins Karren
Mary Harriet Karren
Isabella Karren
David Ratcliff Karren

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1833Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built
    Age 5
    In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 20
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    German: from Middle High German karre ‘cart, barrow’ (from Latin carrus), hence a metonymic occupational name for a carter or cart maker.

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

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    Lorenzo Hill Hatch compiled by Ray Hatch

    Lorenzo Hill Hatch born at Lincoln, Addison Co., 4 Jan,. 1826. He assisited his parents on the farm. At the age of 14, he accepted the Gospel as taught by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sa …

    Sources (73)

    • Thomas Kerren, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Thomas Kerren in entry for Katheren Karren Hatch, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Thos Carn, "United States Census, 1860"

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