James William Burbidge

25 February 1837–23 September 1892 (Age 55)
Potton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James William

When James William Burbidge was born on 25 February 1837, in Potton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Rhodes Burbidge, was 21 and his mother, Mary Brown, was 21. He married Sarah Jane Humpherys on 5 July 1858, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 23 September 1892, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William Burbidge
Sarah Jane Humpherys
Marriage: 5 July 1858
James William Burbidge
Jessie Thomas Burbidge
John Brown Burbidge
Mary Melvina Burbidge
George Elias Burbidge
Sarah Lavina Burbidge
Emma Harriet Burbidge
Joseph Edward Burbidge
Elizabeth Burbidge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 July 1858Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 17
    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

    English: variant of Burbage .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mary Brown Burbidge

    Mary Brown Burbidge “God has His best for those who dare to stand the test; His second choice for those who will not have His best.” Thru two individuals hearing and accepting the message delivered …

    Sources (46)

    • James Burbidge in household of Mary Burbidge, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • James W Burbidge in entry for Sarah Lovenia Burbidge Campbell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • William Burbage in household of John Wilcox, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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