Julia Olpin

Female31 July 1850–17 November 1872

Brief Life History of Julia

When Julia Olpin was born on 31 July 1850, in Cam, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Olpin, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Ann White, was 44. She married Oswald Carl Bluemel on 22 May 1871, in Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 17 November 1872, in Randolph, Rich, Utah, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Randolph City Cemetery, Randolph, Rich, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oswald Carl Bluemel
Julia Olpin
Marriage: 22 May 1871
Henry Oswald Bluemel

Sources (8)

  • Julia Alpine in household of Henry Alpine, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Julia Bluemel in entry for Oswald Bluemel, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Julia Olpin, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 May 1871Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (7)

    1854 · St. George's Hall

    Age 4

    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 4

    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.

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

    Age 9

    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Owlpen in Gloucestershire. The placename derives from the Old English personal name Ola + penn ‘pen, fold’.

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

    Story Highlight

    About the Picture of Julia Olpin

    Information on Julia Olpin received from Grace Bluemel Thomas, aunt to Carol Bluemel Murphy, in a letter dated 13 Dec 1978. Julia Olpin was a sister to the grandmother of President Spencer W. Kimball …

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