Grace Broadbent

11 June 1836–18 February 1924 (Age 87)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Grace

When Grace Broadbent was born on 11 June 1836, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Broadbent, was 25 and her mother, Mary Greenwood, was 25. She married Jesse Easters Murphy on 28 April 1857, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Wilford, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 18 February 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Easters Murphy
Grace Broadbent
Marriage: 28 April 1857
Jesse Emanuel Murphy
William Francis Murphy
Mark Murphy
Charles Howard Murphy
Mary Etta Murphy
Louise B. Murphy
Grace Viola Murphy
Joseph Murphy
Hyrum Murphy
Alice Maud Murphy
Samuel Lester Murphy
Lester Murphy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 April 1857St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 23
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): habitational name from a minor place in Lancashire, near Oldham, named Broadbent, from Old English brād ‘broad’ (see Broad ) + beonet ‘bent grass’.English: occasionally a variant of B roadbelt, from Middle English brod, brad ‘wide, broad’ + belt ‘belt, girdle’, used for a stout man, i.e. someone who wore a ‘broad belt’.

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

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    Sources (44)

    • Grace Murphy in household of Jessie E Murphy, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Grace Broadbent in entry for Jepe Easters Murphy, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Grace in entry for Joseph Murphy, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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