Betsy Gledhill

22 February 1846–1 April 1869 (Age 23)
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Betsy

When Betsy Gledhill was born on 22 February 1846, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, her father, Edward Gledhill, was 34 and her mother, Betty Hague, was 31. She lived in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 1 April 1869, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Edward Gledhill
Betty Hague
Sarah Gledhill
William Gledhill
John Edward Gledhill
Ellen Gledhill
Mary Gledhill
Ann Gledhill
Sophia Gledhill
Betsy Gledhill
George Gledhill
Alice Gledhill
Violet Gledhill
Joseph Gledhill
Amelia Gledhill
Thomas Gledhill

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World Events (6)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
Age 4
When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
1854 · The Crimean War
Age 8
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.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
Age 13
The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gledhill in Yorkshire, named in Old English with gleoda ‘kite’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Betsy Gledhill, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Betsy Gledall, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Betsy Gledhill, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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