Thomas Belliston

1 December 1845–24 September 1922 (Age 76)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Belliston was born on 1 December 1845, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Thomas Belliston, was 26 and his mother, Louisa Miller, was 26. He married Sophia Bardsley on 9 April 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England in 1851 and Nephi Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 24 September 1922, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Nephi City Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Belliston
Sophia Bardsley
Marriage: 9 April 1868
Thomas William Belliston
George James Belliston
John Belliston
Samuel Belliston
Albert Henry Belliston
Wilford Belliston
Louisa Elizabeth Belliston
Lester Bardsley Belliston
Nellie Belliston
Ralph Bardsley Belliston
Minnie Ann Belliston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 9
    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.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 21
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Belliston in Fife.

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

    Story Highlight


    The biography of Thomas Belliston is in the "Belliston Book" p.25. There is also much about him in the biography of James Thomas Belliston in that book p.8, which he wrote. Instructions to find the " …

    Sources (35)

    • Thomas Belliston, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Thomas Belliston in entry for Ralph B Belliston and Sarah Iola Parkes, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Thomas Belliston in entry for Ralph Bardsley Belliston, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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