Harriet Wollerton Dilworth

24 February 1822–19 November 1896 (Age 74)
Uwchlan Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet Wollerton

When Harriet Wollerton Dilworth was born on 24 February 1822, in Uwchlan Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Caleb Dilworth, was 37 and her mother, Eliza Wollerton, was 28. She married David Dutton Yearsley Sr on 1 February 1846. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 19 November 1896, in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Brinton
Harriet Wollerton Dilworth
Marriage: 14 January 1848
Caleb Dilworth Brinton
David Branson Brinton
Joseph Hammond Brinton
Samuel Brinton
William Henry Brinton
Franklin Dilworth Brinton
Harriet Dilworth Brinton
Sarah Elizabeth Brinton
Eliza Dilworth Brinton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 January 1848Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1842 · Relief Society Organized
    Age 20
    The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Dilworth in Lancashire, named from Old English dile ‘dill’ (a medicinal and culinary herb) + worth ‘enclosure’.Irish (Tyrone): English surname adopted by bearers of the Gaelic name Ó Dubhluachra ‘descendant of Dubhluachra’, a compound of dubh ‘black’ + luachair ‘rushes’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Eliza Wollerton Dilworth

    ELIZA WOLLERTON DILWORTH Note: This history is taken from the “Sketch of the Life of Eliza Wollerton Dilworth, A Utah Pioneer of 1847.” Compiled by Virginia W. Bushman Born: 14 Octobe …

    Sources (59)

    • Harriet Brenton in household of David Brenton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Harriet Dilworth in entry for Franklin Dilworth Brinton and Phillis Jemima Gransden, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Harriett Dillworth in entry for Sarah Elizabeth Brinton Shurtliff, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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