Thomas Wasden

29 June 1821–18 April 1891 (Age 69)
Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Wasden was born on 29 June 1821, in Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Wasden, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ann Penniston, was 24. He married Mary Coucom on 6 December 1841, in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 18 April 1891, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wasden
Mary Coucom
Marriage: 6 December 1841
Alice Penniston Wasden
John Brooks Wasden
Frederick Wasden
Ellen Wasden
Orson Wasden
Willard Wasden
Sarah Ann Wasden
Mary T Ellen Wasden
Thomas Nephi Wasden
Eliza Maria Wasden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1841Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 6
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 22
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): possibly a variant of Woolston .

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

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    Thomas Wasden

    Thomas Wasden was born 29 June 1821 in Laughton, Yorkshire, England. He married Mary Coucum 6 December 1841 in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England. After their marriage in 1841, Mary and Thomas operated …

    Sources (45)

    • Thomas Wasden, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Thomas Wasden in entry for Eliza M. Weiser, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"
    • Thos Wasden, "United States Census, 1860"

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