John Wesley Deal Jr.

16 December 1847–19 February 1918 (Age 70)
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John Wesley

When John Wesley Deal Jr. was born on 16 December 1847, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, John Wesley Deal Sr., was 25 and his mother, Eliza Crandall, was 31. He married Azalia Marilla Spafford on 12 December 1875, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Ward 1 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 February 1918, in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Deal Jr.
Azalia Marilla Spafford
Marriage: 12 December 1875
Lillian Azalia Deal
Joseph D. Thomson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1875Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 1
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1859 · Oregon Becomes a State
    Age 12
    Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 
    1866 · Married Women's Property Act
    Age 19
    Married Women’s Property Act protected women’s rights protected property for women in Oregon upon the death of her husband. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Deal in Kent, named with Old English dæl ‘(place at) the hollow or valley’.English: alternatively, a variant of Dale 1, a topographic name denoting someone who lived in a valley.Americanized form of German Diehl or Diel .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • John W Deal in household of John N Deal, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jno W Deal in household of Jno W Deal, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John W Deal, "United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926"

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