Harriet Cookson

4 February 1832–19 November 1919 (Age 87)
Upton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Harriet

When Harriet Cookson was born on 4 February 1832, in Upton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Cookson, was 34 and her mother, Ruth Drake, was 24. She married John Lunn on 8 February 1849, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 19 November 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, 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
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    World Events (8)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 1
    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.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): from Middle English cok ‘cook’ or the surname Cook + son, denoting either ‘son of (the) cook’ or ‘son of (a man called) Cook’. See Cook .

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

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    Sources (40)

    • Harriet Lunn, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Harriet Cookson in entry for Walter Lunn and Amanda A. Smith, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Harriet in entry for Eliza Smith Petersen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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