William Lorenzo Blackley

27 March 1852–5 August 1928 (Age 76)
Kent, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Lorenzo

When William Lorenzo Blackley was born on 27 March 1852, in Kent, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Blackley, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth White, was 29. He married Mary Elizabeth Eastwood on 19 September 1883, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868 and lived in Rainham, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 5 August 1928, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lorenzo Blackley
Mary Elizabeth Eastwood
Marriage: 19 September 1883
Elizabeth Ann Blackley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1883Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 20
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: possibly a variant of Blacklaw .English: variant of Blakeley .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Lorenze W Blackley in household of George Blackley, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Wm Lorenzo Blackley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Lorenzo Blackley in entry for Elizabeth Blackley Johnson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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