William Henry Stokes

7 May 1829–8 May 1913 (Age 84)
West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Stokes was born on 7 May 1829, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Stokes, was 32 and his mother, Alice Clarke, was 30. He married Elizabeth Jane Hale in 1850, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 8 May 1913, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lewisville Cemetery, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Stokes
Elizabeth Jane Hale
Marriage: 1850
Elizabeth Olivia Stokes
Joseph Stokes
Alice Stokes
Elizabeth Jane Stokes
Henry Stokes
William Hale Stokes
Isaac Hale Stokes
George Emanuel H. Stokes
Mary Stokes
John Hale Stokes
Sarah Hale Stokes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1850West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 4
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 30
    \"During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \"\"Logan\"\" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): variant of Stoke with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name has been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

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

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    Story Highlight

    HENRY STOKES Stokes, Henry, Reminiscences, 4-18. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah

    RELATED COMPANIES Henry W. Miller Company (1862) SOURCE LOCATIONS Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah The next day we went on board a bo[a]t and …

    Sources (26)

    • Henry Stokes in household of Joseph Stokes, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Henry Stokes, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Henry Stokes, "United States Census, 1910"

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