John Bullard Meredith

25 October 1833–25 July 1897 (Age 63)
Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Bullard

When John Bullard Meredith was born on 25 October 1833, in Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Meredith, was 32 and his mother, Rebecca Bullard, was 25. He married Grace Reid on 2 April 1857, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 11 daughters. He lived in Hougham, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 25 July 1897, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bullard Meredith
1833–1897
Grace Reid
1831–1883
Marriage: 2 April 1857
Euphemia Rebecca Meredith
1855–1930
Helen Nellie Meredith
1858–1936
Johanna Wales Meredith
1859–1940
Grace Reid Meredith
1861–1910
John Henry Meredith
1862–1923
George Bullard Meredith
1864–1934
Emma Meredith
1865–1866
Eva Meredith
1865–1866
Elizabeth Sutton Meredith
1868–1869
Rebecca Meredith
1870–1872
Jane “Jennie” Meredith
1873–1941
Janette Meredith
1873–1954
Mary Meredith
1875–1875

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1857Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1843
    Age 10
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1850
    Age 17
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from the personal name Meredydd (Old Welsh Morgetiud, Middle Welsh Maredudd, from a possible British Celtic ethnic name of the type Morgetes + iǖth ‘lord’). Compare Beddow .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Beddow
    Mallalieu
    Meridith
    Merrihew
    Merideth

    Story Highlight

    Appleton M. Harmon Company

    According to the Mormon Overland Travel website, The Appleton M. Harmon Company consisted of 200 individuals and about 22 wagons when it began its journey from the outfitting post at either Keokuck, I …

    Sources (76)

    • John G Meredith in entry for Jane Meredith Fischer, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Meredith, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John B. Meredith, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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