Ephraim Frisby

31 January 1848–12 September 1908 (Age 60)
Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ephraim

When Ephraim Frisby was born on 31 January 1848, in Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Frisby, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Ruff, was 33. He married Sarah Ann Lowe on 9 November 1868, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1866 and lived in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 12 September 1908, in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Frisby
Sarah Ann Lowe
Marriage: 9 November 1868
Ephraim Richard William Frisby
Louisa Elizabeth Frisby
Annie May Frisby
Rachel Emily Frisby
Edward James Frisby
John Eddie Frisby
Sarah Ann Frisby
Mary Lillian Frisby
Katie Esther Frisby
Joseph Hyrum Frisby
Teatce Pearl Frisby
Myrtle LaVean Frisby

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 November 1868Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Frisby on the Wreake or Frisby by Gaulby, or another lost Frisby in Leicestershire, all named with Old Norse Frīsa ‘Frisians’ + ‘farm, settlement’, meaning ‘The farmstead of the Frisians’. Compare with Fries .

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

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    Sources (41)

    • Ephraim Frisby, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
    • Esther Ann Fargley in household of William Fargley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Ephriam Frisby, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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