Eliza Hookway

Brief Life History of Eliza

When Eliza Hookway was born on 18 November 1836, in Grays, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hookway, was 54 and her mother, Ann Maria Chatters, was 41. She married John Watts Berrett on 16 December 1865, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Little Thurrock, Essex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 7 February 1917, in Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Watts Berrett
Eliza Hookway
Marriage: 16 December 1865
John Albert Berrett
Heber Hookway Berrett
Walter Lorenzo Berrett
Orson Hookway Berrett
Frank Hookway Berrett

Sources (33)

  • Eliza Hockney in household of Ann Hockney, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Eliza Berrett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Eliza Berrett, "Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001"

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EARLIEST KNOWN BURIAL: Boy Kallen BIRTH unknown DEATH 3 Aug 1853 BURIAL Murray City Cemetery Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA PLOT 08 032 6 MEMORIAL ID 59154


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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hookway in Crediton (Devon), which derives its name from Old English hōc ‘hook; bend in a river or hook-shaped hill spur’ + weg ‘way, path, road’.

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

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Eliza -- A Pioneer Day story by Annette Slade.

Eliza Pioneer Day Story By Annette Slade July 24, 2014 Eliza was born November 18, 1836, to Thomas and Ann Maria Chatters Hookway of Grays, England, located on the river Thames about 20 miles east o …

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