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
Ellen Pass
Marriage: 9 August 1871
Rachel Greenhalgh
James Thomas Greenhalgh
John Samuel Greenhalgh
Mary Jane Greenhalgh
Herbert Henry Greenhalgh
Joseph Hyrum Greenhalgh

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 August 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    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.
    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.

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    Story Highlight


    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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