Elizabeth Sugden

25 April 1834–10 February 1913 (Age 78)
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Sugden was born on 25 April 1834, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Matthew Sugden, was 31 and her mother, Mary Spencer, was 26. She married William Thornton on 13 April 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Silkstone, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Smithfield Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 10 February 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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William Garnett
Elizabeth Sugden
Marriage: 1868
Willie Garnett
Alma Garnett

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    1868Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    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.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 20
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Yorkshire and Lancashire):habitational name principally from Sugden in Haworth or Sugden in Bingley (both Yorkshire). The placenames derive from Old English sugga ‘swamp, marsh, bog’ + denu ‘valley’.occasionally a habitational name from Sugdon in Rodington (Shropshire), probably from Old English sugga ‘swamp, marsh, bog’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

    Sources (15)

    • Elizabeth Hill in entry for <Unknown>, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Elizabeth Garnett in household of William Garnett, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Elizabeth Sugdon Garnett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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