Alice Buckley

24 December 1793–10 February 1861 (Age 67)
Delph, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Buckley was born on 24 December 1793, in Saddleworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Buckley, was 27 and her mother, Betsy Platt, was 30. 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 67, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Kershaw
Alice Buckley
Marriage: 1815
John Kershaw
James Kershaw
Henry Kershaw
Thomas Buckley Kershaw
Edwin Kershaw
Elizabeth Kershaw
Mary Kershaw
Samuel Kershaw
Robert Kershaw
Selina Kershaw
Ida Sophia Kershaw
Esther Emily Kershaw

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  • Marriage
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 8
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    Age 19
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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.

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    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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