William Giles

31 December 1797–15 December 1874 (Age 76)
Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, England

The Life Summary of William

When William Giles was born on 31 December 1797, in Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, England, his father, John Palin, was 47 and his mother, Ann Giles, was 21. He married Sarah Huskinson on 13 March 1821, in Epperstone, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Kane Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1856 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. In 1833, at the age of 35, his occupation is listed as brick maker in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 15 December 1874, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Giles
1797–1874
Sarah Huskinson
1800–1857
Marriage: 13 March 1821
Thomas Huskinson Giles
1821–1903
Elizabeth Giles
1826–1900
George Giles
1823–1898
Ann Giles
1828–1835
John Giles
1831–1921
Mary Giles
1833–1888
Frederick Giles
1835–1902
Emily Ann Giles
1837–1891
Kezia Giles
1840–1927
William Giles
1843–1895

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 March 1821Epperstone, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 3
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built
    Age 18
    In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 22
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name, Middle English Giles or Gile, a borrowing from Old French Gil(l)e(s). This is from Latin Aegidius and this presumably from Greek aigidion ‘kid, young goat’ (alternatively, it could be a Late Latin formation from the Latin personal name Eggius + the suffix -idius). The personal name was widely used in France and the Low Countries, partly through veneration of Saint Gilles de Provence, supposedly a hermit of the 7th century near Arles; he was patron saint of cripples, hence the dedication of Saint Giles Cripplegate in London, though the personal name itself was less common in England than elsewhere in Europe. See also Gilles .Irish: adopted as an Anglicized equivalent of Gaelic Ó Glaisne, a County Louth name based on glas ‘green, blue, gray’.French: variant of Gilles , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    The History of Charles N, Lucy E McInley & KazaH Giles Carroll

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    Sources (56)

    • Wm Giles, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William Giles in entry for Kezia Giles Carroll, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • William Giles, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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