William Greenhalgh

15 June 1828–28 May 1887 (Age 58)
Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Greenhalgh was born on 15 June 1828, in Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Greenhalgh, was 27 and his mother, Judith Holker, was 28. He married Elizabeth Bowker on 28 September 1852, in Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 28 May 1887, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Greenhalgh
1828–1887
Ellen Pass
1841–1913
Marriage: 9 August 1871
Rachel Greenhalgh
1870–1947
James Thomas Greenhalgh
1874–1955
John Samuel Greenhalgh
1875–1877
Mary Jane Greenhalgh
1877–1941
Herbert Henry Greenhalgh
1879–1961
Joseph Hyrum Greenhalgh
1881–1970

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 August 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830
    Age 2
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1846
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from either of two places in Lancashire called Greenhalgh, from Old English grēne ‘green’ + holh ‘hollow’. Compare Greener .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Greener
    Greenough

    Story Highlight

    HISTORY OF WILLIAM GREENHALGH

    Written by Joseph h. Greenhalgh June 10, 1928 Not wishing to let the Hundredth Anniversary of the birth of my father Wm. Greenhalgh pass by without making some note of it I have decided to write …

    Sources (79)

    • William Greenhalgh, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • William Greenhalgh in entry for Herbert Henry Greenhalgh, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • William Greenhalgh, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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