Alice Ollerton

2 March 1837–1 December 1856 (Age 19)
Eccleston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Ollerton was born on 2 March 1837, in Eccleston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Ollerton, was 36 and her mother, Alice Dandy, was 34. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856. She died on 1 December 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 19, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ollerton
Alice Dandy
Elizabeth Dandy
James A Ollerton
Hannah Ollerton
Margaret Ollerton
Jane Ollerton
Seth Ollerton
Esther Ollerton
John Dandy Ollerton
Elizabeth Ollerton
Ellen Ollerton
Hannah Ollerton
Alice Ollerton
Jane Ann Ollerton
Henry Ollerton
Sarah Ollerton

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World Events (6)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
Age 5
The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
Age 6
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
Age 9
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ollerton in Lancashire. The placename derives from Old English alor ‘alder’ + tūn ‘farmstead, settlement’. There are similarly named places in Cheshire, Nottinghamshire, and Yorkshire. Compare Allerton .

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

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Story Highlight

Rogerson, Josiah, "Martin's Handcart Company, 1856 [No. 8]," Salt Lake Herald, 24 Nov. 1907.

Article No. 5 concluded with the entry in General R. T. Burton's relief party journal: Monday, Oct. 27, remained in the same place: feed tolerably good, etc., but before proceeding on our journey a fe …

Sources (14)

  • Alice Ollerton in household of John Ollerton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Alice Otterton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Alice Ollerton, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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