Seth William James Ollerton

16 May 1849–24 January 1930 (Age 80)
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Seth William James

When Seth William James Ollerton was born on 16 May 1849, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Seth Ollerton, was 22 and his mother, Jane Rogerson, was 22. He married Mary Ann Hood on 16 January 1871. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Fayette, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900 and Sterling, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1910. His occupation is listed as forest ranger in Sanpete, Utah, United States. He died on 24 January 1930, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Sterling, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Seth William James Ollerton
Mary Ann Hood
Marriage: 16 January 1871
Matilda Almira Ollerton
Myde Ollerton
Mary Jane Ollerton
Alfaretta Ollerton
Seth Hood Ollerton
Letha Ethel Ollerton

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  • Marriage
    16 January 1871
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    World Events (8)

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 1
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 23
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Ollerton in Lancashire. The placename derives from Old English alor ‘alder’ + tūn ‘farmstead, settlement’. There are similarly named places in Cheshire, Nottinghamshire, and Yorkshire. Compare Allerton .

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

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    History of Seth & Mary Ann Hood Ollerton

    Seth William James Ollerton was born May 16, 1849 at Preston, Lancashire, England, the son of Seth Ollerton and Jane Rogerson Ollerton. He was baptized March 2, 1864 into the LDS Church by N.Eldridge …

    Sources (23)

    • Seth Ollerton, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Seth Ollerton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Seth Ollerton in entry for Lucinda Jane Ollerton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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