William Oakden

15 August 1829–24 June 1856 (Age 26)
Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Oakden was born on 15 August 1829, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Oakden, was 23 and his mother, Mary Ann Boam, was 20. He married Mary Hodgkinson on 14 January 1854, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 24 June 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Oakden
Elizabeth Mills
Marriage: 6 October 1855
William Gill Oakden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 October 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 1
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 4
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 14
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire and Derbyshire): variant of Ogden .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Elizabeth Mills Whitaker

    ELIZABETH MILLS Elizabeth was born March 7, 1839 at Douglas, Isle of Mann which then belonged to Ireland. When she was two years old she had a severe case of measles which caused her to be totall …

    Sources (18)

    • William Oakden, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • William Oakden, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • William Oakden, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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