Lovina Henrietta Wakley

25 April 1844–27 May 1907 (Age 63)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Lovina Henrietta

When Lovina Henrietta Wakley was born on 25 April 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, John Nelson Wakley, was 24 and her mother, Polly Juliana Woodland, was 24. She married James W Skerry on 10 January 1858, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Bear River Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900 and Bear River City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 27 May 1907, in Corinne, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Corinne Cemetery, Corinne, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Harrison Smith
Lovina Henrietta Wakley
Marriage: 14 November 1864
Mary Priscilla Smith
Thomas Shepherd Smith
Frances Amanda Smith
Charles Smith
Mathew Smith
Boy Smith
Henry H Smith
George Wilburn Smith
Mattie Smith
James T Smith
Richard Smith
Robert Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1864Sangamon, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    +13 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon): variant of Wakeley .

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Lovina Wakley in entry for Mary Coil, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Lovina Myers in household of William H. Myers, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Lovina Smith, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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