James Thomas Belliston

18 February 1819–10 February 1895 (Age 75)
St Giles without Cripplegate, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Thomas

When James Thomas Belliston was born on 18 February 1819, in St Giles without Cripplegate, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Belliston, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Carpenter, was 18. He married Louisa Miller on 10 September 1838, in Handsworth, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 10 February 1895, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Nephi City Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Belliston
Louisa Miller
Marriage: 10 September 1838
Louisa Elizabeth Belliston
John Belliston
William Robert Belliston
Thomas Belliston
James Thomas Belliston Jr
Baby Belliston
Louisa Maria Belliston
Emily Belliston
Joseph Ephraim Belliston
Sarah Belliston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1838Handsworth, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 14
    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 24
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Belliston in Fife.

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

    Story Highlight


    Finally the companies had gathered enough equipment and provisions to confidently begin their journey. Elder Cyrus Hubbard Wheelock presided over the company. He organized the 400 or so individuals an …

    Sources (34)

    • James F Belliston, "United States Census, 1880"
    • James T Belliston, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • James Thomas Bellesten in entry for Sarah Bellesten Allen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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