William Henry Howarth

19 March 1846–8 November 1873 (Age 27)
Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Howarth was born on 19 March 1846, in Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Howarth, was 22 and his mother, Sarah Hall, was 25. He married Alice Nuttall on 2 June 1867, in Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Ainsworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Elton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 8 November 1873, in Millville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Millville City Cemetery, Millville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Howarth
Alice Nuttall
Marriage: 2 June 1867
Mary Alice Howarth (stillborn)
Sarah Alice Howarth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1867Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 4
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 8
    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.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 13
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Howarth in Rochdale (Lancashire), possibly from Old English hōh ‘heel, spur of land’ + worth ‘enclosure’. The name may have been confused with Haworth .

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

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    Story Highlight

    William Howarth & Alice Nuttall Howarth Taggart

    William Howarth & Alice Nuttall Howarth Taggart A Biography On July 7, 1848, in Tottington, Lancashire, England, a baby girl was born to William Nuttall (b. 17 Aug 1811-d. 28 Jun 1884) and Alic …

    Sources (19)

    • William, christened 10 May 1846 in St. John, Bury, son of James Howarth and Sarah Howarth, Lancashire, England, "England Births and Christenings, 1603-1910"
    • Willm Howarth, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • William Howarth & Alice Nuttall are mentioned in the entry for the death on 13 Apr 1955 of their daughter Sarah Alice Howarth Smith in Salt Lake, Utah, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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