Esther Seddon

2 February 1844–2 March 1878 (Age 34)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Esther

When Esther Seddon was born on 2 February 1844, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Seddon, was 34 and her mother, Anne Wilson, was 27. She married Henry Clay Forbes about 1859, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 2 March 1878, in Kelton, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Kelton, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Forbes
Esther Seddon
Marriage: about 1859
Rose Ann Forbes
John Logan Forbes
Esther Elizabeth Forbes
Mona May Forbes
Susan Dell Forbes
Henry Forbes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1859Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 6
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    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 (Lancashire):apparently a habitational name from a Lancashire place which has not been identified. The surname is extremely common in Lancashire, especially in the Manchester area, where it was first recorded in the 14th century.variant of Seadon, perhaps a habitational name from Seething (Norfolk). The placename probably means ‘(place of) the people of a man called Sītha’, from an Old English personal name Sītha + the groupname suffix -ingas.

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Esther Seddon in entry for Susan Bell Sanderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Esther, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Ester Seddon Forbes, "BillionGraves Index"

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