Nicholaus Patterson Gourley

6 December 1844–9 October 1938 (Age 93)
Carnbroe, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Nicholaus Patterson

When Nicholaus Patterson Gourley was born on 6 December 1844, in Carnbroe, Lanarkshire, Scotland, her father, Paul Gourley, was 31 and her mother, Margaret Glass, was 31. She married Sidney Rigdon Teeples on 27 October 1861, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and Clear Lake, Millard, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 9 October 1938, in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Rigdon Teeples
Nicholaus Patterson Gourley
Marriage: 27 October 1861
Henry George Teeples
Margaret Hulda Teeples
Sidney Paul Teeples
Janett Nicholaus Teeples
Ellison Gourley Teeples
Katherine Elizabeth Teeples
Henrietta Jane Teeples
Cynthia Maude Teeples
Luella Frances Teeples
Josie Alice Teeples

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1861Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 3
    The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 26
    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

    Scottish: possibly a Norman habitational name from North or South Gorley (Hampshire), or an unidentified place in Normandy, France.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Paul Gourley and daughter Nicholus Gourley Teeples.

    Mary Lyman Reeve, Hinckley, Utah. Personal Interviews, February 23, 1937. Mrs. Nicolus Gourley Teeples. (She was named for the czar of Russia but she and her children called it Nicholus, with ac …

    Sources (41)

    • Gourley in entry for Ellison G Larson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Nicholas Teeples in household of Sidney Teeples, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Nicholis Gourley in entry for S P Teeples and Lydia Christina Allen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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