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
1840–1911
Ann Singleton
1852–1908
Marriage: 1 November 1868
Mary Ellen Wrigley
1870–1927
Thomas Wrigley
1872–1886
Clara Ann Wrigley
1874–1953
Cornelia Wrigley
1877–1898
Joseph Alma Wrigley
1879–1924
Wellington Wrigley
1882–1941
Catherine Petreaer Wrigley
1885–1968
Lacoran Wrigley
1889–1971
John Osborne Wrigley
1892–1974
Robert Llewllyn Wrigley
1894–1968

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    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.
    1862
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Rigley

    Story Highlight

    WRIGLEY, JOSEPH 1841 & ANN SINGLETON

    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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