Martha Ann Duffin

31 December 1850–17 November 1935 (Age 84)
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Duffin was born on 31 December 1850, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, her father, Edward Duffin, was 27 and her mother, Peggy Gledhill, was 23. She married William Bardsley on 8 June 1868, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1856 and Gunnison Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 17 November 1935, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bardsley
Martha Ann Duffin
Marriage: 8 June 1868
Dr. William James Bardsley
Mary Bardsley
Elizabeth Hannah Bardsley
Edward L. Bardsley
Amber Bardsley
Violet Duffin Bardsley
Sidney Hargraves Bardsley
Linda Sophia Bardsley
Verse Slater Bardsley
Ione Bardsley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 June 1868Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 9
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 25
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire): possibly from the Old Norse personal name Dufan, a loan from Old Irish Dubán, derived from the ancestor of Gaelic dubh ‘dark’.Irish (Antrim): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhfinn, ‘descendant of Dubhfionn’, a personal name composed of dubh ‘dark’ + fionn ‘fair’.

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

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    Margaret Gledhill Biography

    MARGARET GLEDHILL (PEGGY), DAUGHTER OF JAMES AND MALLY BUCKLEY (Sister to Nephi Gledhill) Margaret Gledhill (Peggy), daughter of James and Mally Buckley was born in Shaw (near Oldham), Lancs., En …

    Sources (40)

    • Martha Ann Bradsley in household of William Bradsley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Martha A. Bardsley in entry for William Bardsley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Marhta A Duffin Bardsley in household of William Bardsley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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