Frances Elizabeth Wright

16 March 1851–18 May 1944 (Age 93)
Pointon, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Frances Elizabeth

When Frances Elizabeth Wright was born on 16 March 1851, in Pointon, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Wright, was 51 and her mother, Charlotte Rouse, was 38. She married William Sneath Harker on 19 January 1867, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1862 and lived in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Jameston, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1930. She died on 18 May 1944, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Taylorsville Memorial Park Cemetery, Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Sneath Harker
Frances Elizabeth Wright
Marriage: 19 January 1867
William Herbert Harker
Zina Elizabeth Harker
Zella Susannah Harker
Joseph Delbert Harker
John Ray Harker Sr.
George William Harker
Benjamin Harker
Dora Harker
Hattie Charlotte Harker
Cora Harker
Baby Girl Harker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 January 1867Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils
    Age 10
    The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 25
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for a craftsman or maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Middle English and Older Scots wriht, wright, wricht, writh, write (Old English wyrhta, wryhta) ‘craftsman’, especially ‘carpenter, joiner’. The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it often referred to a builder of windmills or watermills. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Biography of John George Wright

    Biography of John George Wright John George Wright, the fifth child of William and Charlotte Rouse Wright, was born 11th Oct. 1843, at Pointon, Lincolnshire, England. He was about medium height and we …

    Sources (73)

    • Frances Harker in household of William H Harker, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Elizabeth Wright in entry for George Wm Harker and Charlott Gehring, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Frances E in entry for Zina Harker, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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