Elizabeth Rock

10 November 1804–19 August 1886 (Age 81)
Westhide, Herefordshire, England

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rock was born on 10 November 1804, in Westhide, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Rock, was 41 and her mother, Mary Clarke, was 35. She married James Dutson on 12 July 1829, in Westhide, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1862 and lived in Yarkhill, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 19 August 1886, in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Dutson
1804–1872
Elizabeth Rock
1804–1886
Marriage: 12 July 1829
Mary Rock Dutson
1826–1911
James Dutson
1830–1831
Sarah Dutson
1849–
Susanna Rock Dutson
George Dutson
1830–1841
James Dutson
1831–1908
Charles Dutson
1834–
John Dutson
1836–1910
Thomas Dutson
1838–1872
Philip Dutson
1841–1872
Henry Dutson
1844–1848
Ann Dutson
1846–1916
Elizabeth Dutson
1851–1933

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 July 1829Westhide, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 4
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    1830
    Age 26
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English rok(ke) ‘rock’. The surname may be topographic, denoting someone who lived near a notable rock or rocky outcrop, or habitational, denoting someone from a place called with this word, such as Rock (Northumberland). Compare Roach .English: from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter oke ‘at the oak’. The surname may be topographic, signifying someone who lived by a prominent oak tree, or habitational, denoting someone from a place so named, such as Rock (Worcestershire), Rook in Cornwood (Devon), and Rock in Washington (Sussex). Compare Nock .English: perhaps a nickname for a spinner or a maker of distaffs from Middle English rok(ke) ‘distaff’ (from Old Norse rokkr or Middle Dutch rocke or an unattested Old English cognate). Compare Rocker .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Rocke
    Roake
    Rocks
    Rooker
    Roach
    Rook

    Sources (21)

    • 1861 Census of Yarkhill, Herefordshire, England for Elizabeth Rock Dutson in James Dutson household.
    • Elizabeth Rock in entry for Elizabeth Dutson Stanfield, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • 1841 Census of Yarkhill, Herefordshire, England for Elizabeth Rock Dutson in household of James Dutson

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