Elizabeth Anderton

22 December 1828–27 July 1900 (Age 71)
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Anderton was born on 22 December 1828, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Anderton, was 25 and her mother, Nancy Holland Lyon, was 27. She married Joseph Shipley on 5 January 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 27 July 1900, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Shipley
Elizabeth Anderton
Marriage: 5 January 1854
Amelia Elizabeth Shipley
Willard John Shipley
Henry Shipley
Sarah Shipley
Joseph Anderton Shipley
Nancy Shipley
Elizabeth Shipley
Mary Eliza Shipley
Thomas Arthur Shipley
Benjamin Shipley
Grace Ada Shipley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 14
    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.
    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 22
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the three places so named, in Cheshire, Lancashire, and Devon. Those in Cheshire and Lancashire are named with the personal name Ēanrēd (Old English) or Eindrithi (Old Norse) + Old English tūn ‘settlement’. The Devon placename, recorded as Underdon in 1270, means ‘below the down’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Joseph Shipley Life Sketch

    Born November 1, 1813 Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire, England Joseph was the son of William and Margaret Payne Shipley. William, the father, was born January 5, 1786, to Thomas and Sarah …

    Sources (58)

    • Elizabeth Anderson in entry for Joseph A Shipley, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elizh Anderton in household of John Anderton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Elizabeth Anderton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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