Alice Buckley

24 December 1798–10 February 1861 (Age 62)
Delph, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Buckley was born on 24 December 1798, in Saddleworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Buckley, was 32 and her mother, Betsy Platt, was 35. She married Abraham Kershaw in 1815. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 10 February 1861, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Kershaw
1790–1871
Alice Buckley
1798–1861
Marriage: 1815
John Kershaw
1816–1884
James Kershaw
1818–1861
Henry Kershaw
1819–1863
Thomas Buckley Kershaw
1821–1877
Edwin Kershaw
1824–1856
Elizabeth Kershaw
1825–1901
Mary Kershaw
1828–1916
Samuel Kershaw
1829–1910
Robert Kershaw
1831–1916
Selina Kershaw
1833–1836
Ida Sophia Kershaw
1834–1918
Esther Emily Kershaw
1838–1869

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1815
  • Children

    (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1814 · Battle of Baltimore
    Age 16
    During the War of 1812, the Battle of Baltimore took place at Fort McHenry. It was this battle that inspired Frances Scott Key to write ""The Star Spangled Banner."" The battle started on September 12, 1814, and ended September 15, 1814. It was an American victory as the British withdrew.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 21
    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: habitational name from any of the many places so named, most of which are from Old English bucc ‘buck, male deer’ or bucca ‘he-goat’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Places called Buckley and Buckleigh, in Devon, are named with Old English boga ‘bow’ + clif ‘cliff’.English: in Somerset perhaps alternatively, a variant of the now extinct Bugley, a habitational name from Bugley in Dorset or Wiltshire, named from the Old English female personal name Bucge + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buachalla ‘descendant of Buachaill’, a byname meaning ‘cowherd, servant’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Buechel

    Story Highlight

    The Kershaw Family - Part 2

    Original enclosure excerpt is transcribed verbatim. Redacted material is already contained in family archives "The Kershaw Family - Part I". Explanatory/clarifying comments made in blue print. ..... …

    Sources (67)

    • Alice Kershaw in household of Abm Kershaw, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Alice Buckley, "England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910" ( Marriage Event Date: 02 Jun 1816)
    • Alice Buckley in entry for Sophia Kersham Woodhause, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964" (Death Event Date: 03 Nov 1918)

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