Amelia Lacey

5 October 1827–12 January 1923 (Age 95)
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Amelia

When Amelia Lacey was born on 5 October 1827, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Bernard Lacey, was 23 and her mother, Priscilla Perry, was 24. She married William Slade on 28 June 1852, in Kingstone, Somerset, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 January 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Slade
Amelia Lacey
Marriage: 28 June 1852
Rhoda Slade
Amelia Eliza Slade
Martha Slade
William Alfred Slade
Edward Slade
Charles Slade

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1852Kingstone, Somerset, England
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    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.
    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 and Irish: variant of Lacy .

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of My Father William Alfred Slade

    HISTORY OF MY FATHER WILLIAM ALFRED SLADE BY [Amy] AMELIA SLADE CHRISTENSEN My grandfather, William [William Edward Slade, born 9 May 1825], and my grandmother Amelia Lacey Slade [born 5 Oct 1827] li …

    Sources (67)

    • Amelia Slade in entry for Charles Slade, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906"
    • Amelia Deane, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Amelia Lacey in entry for Katherine Dean Christensen, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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