Adelaide Fowles

8 September 1830–12 November 1878 (Age 48)
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Adelaide

When Adelaide Fowles was born on 8 September 1830, in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Fowles, was 42 and her mother, Ann Sheffield, was 31. She married Job Taylor Smith on 5 January 1852, in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 12 November 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Job Taylor Smith
Adelaide Fowles
Marriage: 5 January 1852
Cyrus Franklin Smith
Adelaide Ann Smith
Georgiana Bundy Smith
Ann Fowles Smith
Job Fowles Smith
Albert Henry Fowles Smith
Elias Napoleon Smith
Rachel Elizabeth Smith
Lola Alice Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1852Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 2
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 3
    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 13
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fowle , with post-medieval excrescent -s.Scottish: variant of Foulis, a habitational name from Fowlis in Angus, or, less commonly, from Fowlis Wester in Strathearn, Perthshire.

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

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    Sources (41)

    • Adalaide Fowles in entry for Georgana Bundy Olsen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Adalada Smith in household of Job Smith, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Adelaide P Smith, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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