James Dearden

11 May 1851–22 November 1916 (Age 65)
Haydock, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Dearden was born on 11 May 1851, in Haydock, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Dearden, was 24 and his mother, Mary Greenall, was 25. He married Mary Maria Bird on 27 October 1876, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 22 November 1916, in Henefer, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Henefer, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Dearden
Mary Maria Bird
Marriage: 27 October 1876
James William Dearden
Boy "Twin" Dearden
Andrew Bird Dearden
Wellington Ezra Dearden
George Oriel Dearden
David Oscar Dearden
Heber Lorenzo Dearden
Dewey Ralph Dearden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1876Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 8
    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.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 19
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire, Yorkshire, and Cheshire): habitational name from Dearden Moor near Edenfield, from Old English dēor ‘beast, deer’ + denu ‘valley’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    James William Dearden

    Everyone always called him “Billy”. There were probably some people who did not know his name was James William. He was slight of stature with dark eyes and hair. He even had small feet wearing onl …

    Sources (47)

    • James W Dearden, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • James Deardon in entry for Dewey Deardon and Florence Robeson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • James Dearden in entry for Dewey Ralph Dearden, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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