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
Harriet Cookson
Marriage: 8 February 1849
Sarah A. Lunn
Martha Ann Lunn
Eliza Lunn
John William Lunn
Joseph Henry Lunn
Frederick R Lunn
Hyrum Lunn
Walter Lunn
Mary Elizabeth Lunn

Spouse and Children

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


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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.
    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.

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    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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