James Chislett

2 July 1834–31 May 1906 (Age 71)
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Chislett was born on 2 July 1834, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Chislett, was 36 and his mother, Lucy Ridley, was 35. He married Mary Maria Harding on 27 September 1860, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 31 May 1906, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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James Chislett
Mary Maria Harding
Marriage: 27 September 1860

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 September 1860Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 9
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 20
    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.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: nickname for someone with a fine head of hair (or perhaps an ironic name for a bald man), from Middle English chis, chys ‘choice, excellent’ + lok ‘(lock of) hair’.2 English: locative name from Chislet in Kent.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (18)

    • James Chislett in household of Lucy Chislett, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • James Chislett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • James Chislett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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