When Christopher Abel Arthur was born on 25 September 1796, in Brockham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Arthur, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Mary Abel, was 21. He married Ann Jones on 24 February 1828, in Bristol, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 19 July 1859, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.
Scottish, Irish, English, German, and French: from the ancient Celtic personal name Arthur. The origin of the name is disputed, but it may be derived from the Latin name Artorius, or it may derive from an old Celtic word meaning ‘bear’ (compare Gaelic art, Welsh arth, both of which mean ‘bear’). It has been in regular use as a personal name in Britain since the early Middle Ages, owing its popularity in large part to the legendary exploits of King Arthur, which gave rise to a prolific literature in Welsh, French, English, German, and other languages. In many cases this is a shortened form of Scottish or Irish McArthur , the patronymic Mac- often being dropped in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries under English influence.
West African (Ghana): Anglicized form of the Akan (Fante) name Atta .
History: President Chester Alan Arthur (1830–86) was the son of a VT Baptist preacher, William Arthur (1797–1875), who emigrated from Ballymena in northern Ireland c. 1815.
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The Arthurs lived in the little town of Pouty Pool, Monmouthshire, South Wales. They owned a bakery and dry goods store. The father was a baker by trade. My mother said, "The oven was so large that f …
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