James Unsworth

25 December 1838–10 April 1926 (Age 87)
Ulverston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Unsworth was born on 25 December 1838, in Ulverston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Unsworth, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Tonge, was 23. He married Alice Cockshott on 25 August 1860, in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Hyrum Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900 and Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 10 April 1926, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Hyrum City Cemetery, Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Unsworth
1838–1926
Alice Cockshott
1840–1892
Marriage: 25 August 1860
Elizabeth Unsworth
1861–1861
Alice Unsworth
1862–1943
Harriett Ann Unsworth
1864–1864
Elizabeth Ellen Unsworth
1866–1947
Mary Ann Unsworth
1867–1894
Martha Eva Unsworth
1870–1966
Ella Unsworth
1872–1960
Lillian Unsworth
1874–1875
James Unsworth
1875–1877
John Edgar Unsworth
1877–1877
William Unsworth
1880–1967
Emma U D Unsworth
1882–1882
Samuel Unsworth
1886–1945

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 August 1860Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 4
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    1843
    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1863
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Unsworth (Lancashire), recorded as Hundeswrth in 1291. This name was easily confused with Hunsworth in Yorkshire, since they shared the same etymology, ‘Hund's enclosure or settlement’ (from the Old English personal name Hund ‘dog’ + Old English worth ‘enclosure’).

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

    Story Highlight

    JAMES UNSWORTH, A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY 1883-1926

    By-Gloria Hanson Wright, a great-granddaughter (This history was compiled from many sources, including stories written by my father, Russell Soren Hanson, a grandson of James and Alice; by Russell's …

    Sources (112)

    • James Unsworth in entry for Alice Unsworth Sorenson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • James Unsworth in household of Willm Unsworth, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Jas Unsworth, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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