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
1811–1888
Betty Hague
1814–1888
Sarah Gledhill
1833–1900
William Gledhill
1840–1848
John Edward Gledhill
1836–1910
Ellen Gledhill
1837–1837
Mary Gledhill
1838–1917
Ann Gledhill
1842–1870
Sophia Gledhill
1844–1861
Betsy Gledhill
1846–1869
George Gledhill
1847–1904
Alice Gledhill
1848–1868
Violet Gledhill
1849–1900
Joseph Gledhill
1852–1928
Amelia Gledhill
1854–1893
Thomas Gledhill
1856–1933

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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.

Possible Related Names

Gladhill

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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