Charlotte Gentle

Brief Life History of Charlotte

When Charlotte Gentle was born on 29 March 1789, in Blackford, Perthshire, Scotland, her father, William Gentle, was 40 and her mother, Jane Home, was 35. She married John Fotheringham on 18 April 1819, in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1848 and lived in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 18 April 1861, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Fotheringham
1790–1880
Charlotte Gentle
1789–1861
Marriage: 18 April 1819
Jean Fotheringham
1820–1905
Jane Fotheringham
1821–1849
John Fotheringham
1823–1902
William Vaun Fotheringham
1826–1913
Margarett Fotheringham
1826–1887
Sarah Jane Fotheringham
1830–1876

Sources (27)

  • Charlotte Fotheringham in household of John Fotheringham, "Scotland Census, 1841"
  • Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950
  • Charlotte Gentle, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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World Events (8)

1791

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English (southern): nickname from Middle English, Old French gentil ‘high born, noble’ (from Latin gentilis, from gens ‘family, tribe’, itself from the root gen- ‘to be born’).

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

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Charlotte Gentle

JOHN FOTHERINGHAM AND CHARLOTTE GENTLE John Fotheringham was born on 15 February 1792 in Culross, Perth, Scotland to John Fotheringham and Isabella Aitkin. We know of tw …

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