Louisa Godsall

11 November 1837–30 March 1908 (Age 70)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Louisa

When Louisa Godsall was born on 11 November 1837, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Godsall, was 28 and her mother, Mary Baynham, was 31. She married Cyrus Hubbard Wheelock on 1 January 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 30 March 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Fernanda Williams
1822–1913
Louisa Godsall
1837–1908
Marriage: 10 March 1863
Dora Isabel Williams
1864–1958
Charles Henry Williams
1865–1867
Mary Ella Williams
1867–1960
Julia Anna Francis Williams
1869–1951
John Godsall Williams
1870–1931
Clarence Fredrick Williams
1872–1943
Willie Rupert Williams
1874–1949
Albert Ralston Williams
1877–1924
Isoline Maud Williams
1879–1903

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1848
    Age 11
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    1863
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Godsell .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names

    Gotsell
    Godsell

    Story Highlight

    Frances and family coming across the plains in Hodgett Wagon train

    Frances and her family (Father, John:, Mother, Mary; sister Louisa; Sister, Sussanna; and brother, John Jetter) came from England on the ship Enoch Train and then came to Utah in the Hodgett's wagon …

    Sources (37)

    • Louisa Wheelock in household of Cyrus H Wheelock, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Louisa Godsall in entry for Isoline Maud W Rands, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Louisa Godsall in household of John Godsall, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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