Richard Henry Shingleton

12 September 1846–1 July 1874 (Age 27)
Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Richard Henry

When Richard Henry Shingleton was born on 12 September 1846, in Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Stephen Shingleton, was 20 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Rolfe, was 25. He married Ellen Walsh on 25 September 1871, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Thatcham, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 1 July 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Richard Henry Shingleton
Ellen Walsh
Marriage: 25 September 1871
Richard Henry Shingleton Jr
Stephen Shingleton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 September 1871Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 2
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 8
    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 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: late medieval variant of Singleton .

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

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    Stephen Shingleton Life History

    Stephen Shingleton was born March 10, 1826, at Mulsford, Bershire, England. The greater part of his childhood, he lived with his grandparents. When about 15 years old, some young lady was so much in l …

    Sources (17)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Richard Henry Shingleton - Individual or family possessions: Cemetery record or headstone: birth-name: Richard Henry Shingleton
    • Henry Shingleton in household of Steven Shingleton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Richard Shingleton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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