William Eccles

6 April 1825–4 December 1903 (Age 78)
Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Eccles was born on 6 April 1825, in Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Eccles, was 51 and his mother, Margaret Miller, was 42. He married Sarah Hutchinson on 3 May 1843. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Eden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 4 December 1903, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Eccles
1825–1903
Sarah Hutchinson
1820–1907
Marriage: 3 May 1843
William Eccles
1844–1845
John Hutchinson Eccles
1846–1914
David Eccles
1849–1912
Stewart Eccles
1852–1914
Sarah Hutchinson Eccles
1854–1938
Margaret Hutchinson Eccles
1857–1940
William Hutchinson Eccles
1860–1918
Samuel Hutchinson Eccles
1862–1900

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 May 1843
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830
    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1832 · The Scottish Reform Act
    Age 7
    The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
    1846
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Eccles in Lancashire, or possibly from any of several other places so named in Kent, Norfolk, Berwickshire, and Dumfriesshire, from British eglēs ‘Romano-British Christian church’ (from Latin ecclesia, Greek ekklēsia ‘gathering, assembly’). Such places would have been the sites of notable pre-Anglo-Saxon churches or Christian places of communal worship.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Ackles
    Exley
    Echols
    Eckles

    Story Highlight

    Interview between Royal Eccles and John Hutchison Moyes, 1934

    Interview between Royal Eccles [1884-1963, son of David Eccles and Bertha Marie Jensen] [2nd Cousin three times removed from William Hardy Goodman, who is typing this into a readable MS Doc, Septemb …

    Sources (34)

    • William Eckles, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Wm Eccles in entry for David Eccles, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • William Eccles, "United States Census, 1880"

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