Thomas Aubrey

25 November 1827–19 October 1908 (Age 80)
West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Aubrey was born on 25 November 1827, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alfred Aubrey, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Blunt, was 28. He married Susannah Cheatham on 26 February 1851, in Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868 and lived in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 19 October 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Aubrey
Susannah Cheatham
Marriage: 26 February 1851
Elizabeth Jane Aubrey
Emily Susannah Aubrey
Sarah Ann Aubrey
Araminta Aubrey
William Alfred Aubrey
Thomas Aubrey
Lorenze John Aubrey
Franklin Daniel Aubrey
Louise Mary Aubrey
Albert George Aubrey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1851Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    Age 21
    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 27
    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: from the Middle English male personal name Albry, Aubry, or Aubery, a borrowing of Old French Alberi, Aubri (from ancient Germanic Alberic, which is composed of the elements alb ‘elf’ and ric ‘powerful’).English: from the Middle English female personal name Albrey, Aubrey, a borrowing from Old French Albree, Aubree, Auberee (from ancient Germanic Albrad(a)).English: variant of Abery, a habitational name from a local pronunciation of Avebury, Wiltshire. The placename derives from Old English burh ‘stronghold, fortified place’, with an uncertain first element, possibly the Old English personal name Afa.

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

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    Thomas Aubrey (25 November 1827 – 19 October 1908)

    Son of Alfred Aubrey and Sarah Blunt Married: Susannah Cheatham, 26 February 1851, Aston, Warwickshire, England Children - Elizabeth Jane Aubrey, Emily Susannah Aubrey, Sarah Ann Aubrey, Araminta Au …

    Sources (77)

    • Thomas Aubrey in entry for Sarah A Or Sarah N Hull, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Thomas Aubury, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Thomas in entry for Albert G. Aubrey and Louise M. Ericson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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