Elizabeth Harriet Holdsworth

8 April 1859–10 January 1925 (Age 65)
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Harriet

When Elizabeth Harriet Holdsworth was born on 8 April 1859, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Jonas Holdsworth, was 37 and her mother, Dorothy Harriet Brook, was 33. She married James Gibbs Gray on 29 December 1877, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Lehi Ward 2, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 January 1925, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Gibbs Gray
Elizabeth Harriet Holdsworth
Marriage: 29 December 1877
Harriet Rachael Gray
Martha Eva Gray
Mary Elizabeth Gray
Zilpha Jane Gray
James Bertram Gray
Alice Maud Gray
Beulah Dorothy Gray
Mildred Irene Gray
Rose Pearl Gray

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1877Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 4
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 22
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Holdsworth in Ovenden (Yorkshire) or, less likely, from Holdsworth in Bradfield (Yorkshire). Both placenames derive from an Old English personal name Halda + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

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

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    Sources (63)

    • Elizabeth Gray in household of James Gibbs Gray, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • E Holdsworth in entry for Myron H Chipman and Mildred Pulley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mary Elizabeth Franklin in entry for Mary Elizabeth Cowan, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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