John Murray Bollwinkel

14 May 1837–26 October 1872 (Age 35)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Murray

When John Murray Bollwinkel was born on 14 May 1837, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Johann or John Bollwinkel, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Williams, was 32. He married Jane Clark on 23 February 1857, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 26 October 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Murray Bollwinkel
Jane Clark
Marriage: 23 February 1857
John Murray Bollwinkel Jr
Samuel Alonzo Bollwinkel
Frederick Myron Bollwinkel
Edith May Bollwinkel

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  • Marriage
    23 February 1857Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 5
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 11
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.

    Name Meaning

    Greek: the Lord gave graciously; whom Jehovah gave; whom Jehovah bestowed.

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    Life Story of John Murray Bollwinkel

    Life Story of John Murray Bollwinkel John Murray Bollwinkel was born on May 14, 1837, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, the son of John Bollwinkel of Germany and Sarah Williams of Shocklach, Cheshire …

    Sources (31)

    • John Bollwinkel in entry for Edith May Peck, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Balwincle in household of Joahm Balwincle, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John M. Bollwinkel in entry for Samuel Alonzo Bollwinkel, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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