Sophia Bywater

27 September 1805–13 May 1868 (Age 62)
Louth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sophia

When Sophia Bywater was born on 27 September 1805, in Louth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Bywater, was 35 and her mother, Isabella Woolley, was 33. She married Edward J Warburton on 30 November 1828, in Louth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 13 May 1868, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward J Warburton
Sophia Bywater
Marriage: 30 November 1828
Richard E Warburton
James Warburton
Elizabeth Warburton
Mary Ann Warburton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1828Louth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 10
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 18
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone living by a lake or river, from Middle English by ‘by, beside’ + water ‘water’.Irish: pseudo-translation (due to confusion with sruth ‘stream’) of Gaelic Ó Srutháin ‘descendant of Sruithán’, a personal name from a diminutive of sruith ‘sage, elder’. Bywater is found as the English form of this Gaelic name in County Cork, while in Mayo the usual Anglicization is Ryan .

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

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    Story Highlight

    1849 Voyage of the Zetland

    Excerpts of Nauvoo Journal - 1849 Voyage of the Zetland Source: Fred E. Woods in the Nauvoo Journal When: Spring 1999 Nauvoo Journal Volume 11, Number 1 Spring 1999 More Precious than Gold: The …

    Sources (24)

    • Sophia Bywater in household of William Bywater, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Sophia Bywater in entry for Maryann Lougy, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Sophia Warburton in household of Richard Warburton, "United States Census, 1860"

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