Chester Southworth

7 May 1792–4 November 1873 (Age 81)
Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Chester

When Chester Southworth was born on 7 May 1792, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Chester Southworth, was 26 and his mother, Zerviah Tamsen Crane, was 22. He married Abigail Church on 9 December 1818, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died on 4 November 1873, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Southworth
Mary Byington
Marriage: 22 June 1831
Susannah Adaline Southworth
Sarah Zurviah Southworth
Robert Luther Southworth
Mary Emily Southworth
Chester Southworth III
Tamesin Ermine Southworth
Joseph Stephen Southworth
Laura Salina Southworth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1831Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 5
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 27
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Southworth in Winwick (Lancashire), from Old English sūth ‘south, southern’ + worth ‘enclosure’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    History written by Chester Southworth follows:

    CHESTER SOUTHWORTH, II (7 May 1792 or 1793-4 November 1873) Written by Chester Southworth, II I Chester Southworth was born the 7th day of May 1793 (some rec. give 1792), in Mansfield, Tolland, Conne …

    Sources (39)

    • Chester Southworth, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Chester Southworth in entry for Sarah S. Burbank, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Chester Southworth, "United States Census, 1870"

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