Joseph Wrigley

24 February 1840–5 May 1911 (Age 71)
Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Wrigley was born on 24 February 1840, in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Wrigley, was 24 and his mother, Grace Mary Wilkinson, was 20. He married Ada Lucy Steel on 25 November 1863, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 5 May 1911, in Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wrigley
Ann Singleton
Marriage: 1 November 1868
Mary Ellen Wrigley
Thomas Wrigley
Clara Ann Wrigley
Cornelia Wrigley
Joseph Alma Wrigley
Wellington Wrigley
Catherine Petreaer Wrigley
Lacoran Wrigley
John Osborne Wrigley
Robert Llewllyn Wrigley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 14
    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 22
    British explorer John Hanning Speke becomes the first European to visit Buganda.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Wrigley Head near Salford (Lancashire), the second element of which is presumably Old English lēah ‘wood, woodland clearing’; the first may be a personal name or topographic term from Old English wrigian ‘to strive, to bend or turn’.

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

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    Story Highlight


    JOSEPH WRGLEY AND ANN SINGLETON WRIGLEY (The following was taken from a DUP Lesson for January 2001, Pioneers of Emery County, Complied by Lou Jean S. Wiggins. The reference is Prominent Men of Utah, …

    Sources (32)

    • Joseph Wrigley in household of Thomas Wrigley, "United States Census, 1850"
    • 1908 MARRIAGE Utah Joseph Wrigley, Dinah Stoddart, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Joseph Wrigly in entry for John Alma Wrigley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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