Samuel William Obray

18 June 1826–5 June 1910 (Age 83)
Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel William

When Samuel William Obray was born on 18 June 1826, in Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Barnett Obray, was 34 and his mother, Eleanor Allen, was 39. He married Margaret Harris on 23 November 1846, in Pembroke St Mary, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Avon, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 5 June 1910, in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Paradise Cemetery, Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Samuel William Obray
Eleanor Bainbridge
Marriage: 1852
Joseph H. Bainbridge
Ellen Jane Obray
Louisa Bainbridge Obray
Emma Bainbridge Obray
Hannah Maria Obray
Elizabeth Bainbridge Obray
Adeline Bainbridge Obray
Samuel Napoleon Obray
May Obray

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  • Marriage
    1852St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    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.
    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 24
    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Aubrey .

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

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    Sources (44)

    • Saml W Obray, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Samual Obray in entry for Elizabeth O. Bankhead, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Samuel O'Bray in household of John O'Bray, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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