William Fereday

Male28 February 1853–19 August 1916

Brief Life History of William

When William Fereday was born on 28 February 1853, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, his father, John Fereday, was 32 and his mother, Martha Lewis, was 26. He married Mathilde Marie Christensen on 26 July 1878, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868 and lived in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States in 1880 and Mammoth, Juab, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 19 August 1916, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Fereday
Mathilde Marie Christensen
Marriage: 26 July 1878
Martha Adeline Fereday
Alvena Christina Amelia Fereday
Mary Elizabeth Fereday
George Fereday
William Fereday
Joseph John Fereday
Hyrum Christen Fereday
Josephine Emily Fereday
Leroy Fereday
Maud Fereday
Wilford Fereday
Clyde Fereday

Sources (26)

  • William Fereday in entry for Josephine Emily Or Josephine H Jones, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • William Ferredy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm. Fereday in entry for Franklin L. Jones and Josephine Fereday Hanks, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 July 1878Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Millard, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Millard, Utah, United States


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 17

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearadhaigh (see Ferry 1).

    English: variant of Vardy .

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

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