Peter William Lethbridge

10 May 1851–14 April 1894 (Age 42)
Newton Bushel, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Peter William

When Peter William Lethbridge was born on 10 May 1851, in Newton Bushel, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Peter Lethbridge, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Jane Tregale, was 27. He married Louisa Jane Ford on 11 April 1875, in Uinta, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 14 April 1894, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Peter William Lethbridge
Louisa Jane Ford
Marriage: 11 April 1875
Lillian Hannah Lethbridge
William Peter Lethbridge
James Philip Lethbridge
Florence Maud Lethbridge
Ethel Priscilla Lethbridge
Lawrence Urban Lethbridge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1875Uinta, Wyoming, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    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 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries - 1868: Summit, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Wyoming Territory, United States 1869: Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States 1890: Unita, Wyoming, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon): habitational name from Lydbridge in Hatherleigh, Devon, which is recorded as Lydebrigge in 1483. The placename derives from an uncertain initial element (perhaps a lost name for part of the river Lew, of uncertain etymology) + Old English brycg ‘bridge’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Memories of my mother Sarah Jane Lethbridge by daughter Laurina

    During a Burdett family reunion in Salt Lake City, Utah the summer of 1976, I was able to meet Aunt Laurina Burdett. In her own right she was “famous” to me because she stayed home and took care of …

    Sources (18)

    • Wm P Lethbridge in entry for Ethel Priscilla Powelson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Peter ... Lethbridge in household of Peter Lethbridge, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Wm P Lethbridge in entry for Lawrence Urban Lethbridge and Evelyne Pike Nebendahl, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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