Jessie Bell Stirling

26 September 1845–27 December 1925 (Age 80)
Forfar, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jessie Bell

When Jessie Bell Stirling was born on 26 September 1845, in Forfar, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Stirling, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Bell, was 26. She married John Pack on 16 January 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 27 December 1925, in West Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Pack
1809–1885
Jessie Bell Stirling
1845–1925
Marriage: 16 January 1864
William Elmer Stirling Pack
1865–1866
David Thomas Pack
1868–1925
Elizabeth Janett Pack
1870–1940
Hyrum Osmer Pack
1872–1949
Roy Greenleaf Pack
1875–1955
Gerald Fitzgerald Pack
1878–1952
Jessie Belle Pack
1882–1905

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated
    Age 1
    On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 21
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire): habitational name from Stirling (Stirlingshire), earlier Scots Strivilin (or similar), a name of uncertain etymology. It is recorded in the 12th century as Strevelin, and is perhaps from a river name. This surname is also common in northern Ireland (Antrim and Derry).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Sterling

    Story Highlight

    Jessie Bell Stirling Pack Written by Wanda Pack Clayton for D.U.P., January 1958

    Yes, I remember Grandma Pack. She was a small woman, with the loveliest blue eyes I have ever seen—eyes always sparkling with good humor and friendliness. Those little black pioneer bonnets, with …

    Sources (36)

    • Jessie Pack, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Jessie Pack, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Jessie Bell Stirling in entry for David Thomas Pack, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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