Ephraim Healey

26 January 1847–28 August 1916 (Age 69)
Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ephraim

When Ephraim Healey was born on 26 January 1847, in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Healey, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Smith, was 22. He married Mary Matilda Watkins on 16 February 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 28 August 1916, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Healey
Mary Matilda Watkins
Marriage: 16 February 1869
Rosella Matilda Healey
Ada Elizabeth Healey
Ida Delilah Healey
Mary Edith Healey
Olivia Healey
Margaret May Healey
Ephraim Franklin Healey
Fred Smith Healey
Sarah Gertude Healey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 7
    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.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 19
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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 (64)

    • Ephram Elley in household of William Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Ephraim Healey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Robert E. Healey in entry for Sarah Gertrude Healey Bennett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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