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
Louisa Godsall
Marriage: 10 March 1863
Dora Isabel Williams
Charles Henry Williams
Mary Ella Williams
Julia Anna Francis Williams
John Godsall Williams
Clarence Fredrick Williams
Willie Rupert Williams
Albert Ralston Williams
Isoline Maud Williams

Spouse and Children

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


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    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.
    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

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    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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