William Deakin

4 May 1811–1 February 1893 (Age 81)
Handsworth, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Deakin was born on 4 May 1811, in Handsworth, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Deakin, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Ann Bates, was 27. He married Mary Mole Jones on 11 March 1831, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Kings Norton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 1 February 1893, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Deakin
Mary Mole Jones
Marriage: 11 March 1831
William Price Deakin
John Deakin
Robert Deakin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 March 1831Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1819 · 67 Streets in Brooklyn By 1819
    Age 8
    A village map dated April 8, 1819 shows sixty seven streets. The widest streets measured 60 feet wide while the narrowest street, Doughty Street, measured 20 feet wide.
    1834 · The City of Brooklyn is Incorporated
    Age 23
    An act of incorporation in 1834 turned the village and town of Brooklyn to the city of Brooklyn. The city was divided into nine wards.

    Name Meaning

    variant of Deacon .variant of Dicken .English:

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

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    William Deakin 1811

    William Deakin (Son of William Deakin, Born 1765, Big Sutton, Staffordshire, England, and Hannah Bates, Born 1765, Little Sutton, England). Born May 4, 1811 in Staffordshire. Came to Utah 1864. Mar …

    Sources (20)

    • William Deaken, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • William Deacon in entry for John Deacon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • William Deakin in household of John Deakin, "United States Census, 1860"

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