Emma Dewey

28 April 1826–22 April 1909 (Age 82)
Bapton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Dewey was born on 28 April 1826, in Bapton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Dewey, was 20 and her mother, Sarah Ranger, was 28. She married Isaac Allred on 7 October 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1855 and lived in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860 and Chester, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 22 April 1909, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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William Hayward
Emma Dewey
Marriage: 6 June 1863
Thomas Henry Hayward
Ruth Eliza Hayward

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1863Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 7
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 28
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from the personal name Dewi, Welsh form of David . In some cases the name may arise from the dedication of parish churches in places called Llanddewi (Saint David's), of which there are several.Anglicized form of a French Huguenot name of uncertain form and origin. Traditionally it is recorded as Douai, a habitational name from a city so named in northern France, but it could also be from Old Norman French du we(z) ‘of the ford’, from a variant of standard French gué ‘ford’.In some cases possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch De Weij (archaic De Wey): cognate of Van der Weij (see Wey ).

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

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    Emma Dewey

    EMMY DEWEY ALLRED HAYWARD Emma Dewey was born the 28 April 1826 in Babton, Wiltshire, England, a daughter of Sara Ranger and John Dewey. Her father died when she was about four years old and her moth …

    Sources (18)

    • Emma Dewey in household of John G A Ayles, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Emma Dewey in entry for Eunice Maud Allred West, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Emma Allred, "United States Census, 1860"

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