Henry Cumberland

Male22 August 1820–17 April 1893

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Cumberland was born on 22 August 1820, in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Anthony Cumberland, was 36 and his mother, Ann Hayes, was 33. He married Martha Robinson on 2 November 1840, in Islip, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 17 April 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Cumberland
Elizabeth Kelly
Marriage: 12 October 1852
Martha Ann Cumberland
Margaret Cumberland
Catherine Elizabeth Cumberland
Harriet Eliza Cumberland

Sources (53)

  • 1851-Henry Cumberland, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • 1820 - Henry Cumberland, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Henry Cumberland, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 October 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 1

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 13

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


    Age 23

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Cumberland in northwestern England (now part of Cumbria). In Britain this name is most common in Nottinghamshire.

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

    Story Highlight

    Henry Cumberland - Personal History written by Caroleen Mellen May

    HENRY CUMBERLAND Loughborough is situated in the Borough of Charnwood, in the county of Leicestershire, England. It is the region known as the East Midlands, an old industrial town. Henry was born …

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