John Lunn

20 August 1829–16 October 1905 (Age 76)
Morley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Lunn was born on 20 August 1829, in Morley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Lund Sr, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Abson, was 33. He married Harriet Cookson on 8 February 1849, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hunslet, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. His occupation is listed as milkman in England, United Kingdom. He died on 16 October 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lunn
1829–1905
Harriet Cookson
1832–1919
Marriage: 8 February 1849
Sarah A. Lunn
1850–1937
Martha Ann Lunn
1853–1932
Eliza Lunn
1855–1929
John William Lunn
1858–1935
Joseph Henry Lunn
1860–1861
Frederick R Lunn
1863–1942
Hyrum Lunn
1866–1867
Walter Lunn
1869–1946
Mary Elizabeth Lunn
1873–1931

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1849Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830
    Age 1
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 4
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1863
    Age 34
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English, Norwegian, and Danish: variant of Lund .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Lund

    Story Highlight

    Transcription of John Lunn's Personal Diary

    Revised copy of Grandpa Lunn’s Diary (Revised by Margene Symons Johnson) Many of the words and spellings have been changed below to make it an easier read. The exact copy is available under a sep …

    Sources (40)

    • John Lunn, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John Lunn in entry for Walter Lunn and Amanda A. Smith, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • John Lunn in entry for Eliza Smith Petersen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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