James Fielding

6 July 1825–9 December 1897 (Age 72)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Fielding was born on 6 July 1825, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Hardy Fielding, was 28 and his mother, Ann Henthorn, was 26. He married Betty Cooper on 16 August 1847, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 9 December 1897, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Fielding
Mary Ann Dyson
Marriage: 17 October 1868
James Henry Fielding
Mary Ann Fielding
John Dyson Fielding
Joseph Fielding
Elizabeth Fielding
Elijah Fielding
Joshua Fielding
David Fielding
Nephi Fielding
Eli Fielding

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 October 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fielden .English: occasionally from a Middle English survival of Old English felding ‘dweller in the field(s), open country’.Irish: possibly a variant of McField (see McPhail ).

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

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    JAMES FIELDING 1826-1897

    THE STORY OF GRANDFATHER JAMES FIELDING 1826 - 1897 (This history written by Mary Pearl Fielding Allred, for DUP, December 1959 Additions Mar 1978. Wolverine Camp, North Bingham County, Id …

    Sources (56)

    • James Fielding in household of James Fielding, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Fielding, James and Betty Cooper Marriage Banns Record - 8 August 1847
    • James Feilding in entry for Emma Livingston, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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