Henrietta Messervy

20 March 1836–20 July 1919 (Age 83)
Saint Helier, Jersey

The Life Summary of Henrietta

When Henrietta Messervy was born on 20 March 1836, in Saint Helier, Jersey, her father, Josué Messervy, was 28 and her mother, Jeanne Robert, was 24. She married Alsen Haynes Hamblin on 23 June 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900 and Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 20 July 1919, in Teton, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hughes Dowdle
1830–1907
Henrietta Messervy
1836–1919
Marriage: 27 March 1857
Robert Dowdle
1858–1858
Joseph Dowdle
1859–1859
John Dowdle
1860–1860
Henrietta Jane Dowdle
1861–1936
Sarah Ann Dowdle
1863–1922
Elvira Dowdle
1865–1879
William Robert Dowdle
1867–1867
Annie Elizabeth Dowdle
1867–1936
Hugh Joshua Dowdle
1870–1921
Louisa Dowdle
1872–1910
Moroni Jerome Dowdle
1874–1879

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 March 1857Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1856
    Age 20
    EARLIEST KNOWN BURIAL: Ann Temperance Doney BIRTH 1 Nov 1854 DEATH 22 May 1856 (aged 1) CENOTAPH Franklin Cemetery Franklin, Franklin County, Idaho, USA PLOT Block 39 Lot 6 MEMORIAL ID 32840212
    1860
    Age 24
    Historical Boundaries 1860: Washington Territory, United States 1861: Shoshone, Washington Territory, United States 1861: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States 1913: Franklin, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    Channel Islands (Jersey): nickname from Norman French messervi ‘ill-served, ill-used’. The 12th-century Anglo-Norman chronicler Wace mentions someone as son frere messervi ‘his ill-used brother’. Compare Meserve and Meservey .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Meservey
    Meserve

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF HENRIETTA MESSERVY HAMBLIN DOWDLE

    Henrietta Messervy was born 20 March 1836 in Saint Heliers, Jersey, Channel Islands.England to Joshua and Jeanne Robert Messervy Sr. She was christened on 2 April 1837 in St. Helier, Jersey, Channel …

    Sources (37)

    • Henrietta Dowdle in household of Robert Dowdle, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Harriet Meservy in entry for Sarah A. Baker, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Henretta Dandle in household of Robert Dandle, "United States Census, 1900"

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