Samuel Frederick Kershaw Sr

14 October 1859–15 March 1924 (Age 64)
Uitenhage, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life Summary of Samuel Frederick

When Samuel Frederick Kershaw Sr was born on 14 October 1859, in Uitenhage, Cape Province, South Africa, his father, George Frederick Watkins Kershaw, was 35 and his mother, Eliza Byard, was 36. He married Amelia Starley on 20 January 1881, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 15 March 1924, in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Frederick Kershaw Sr
Amelia Starley
Marriage: 20 January 1881
Samuel Frederick Kershaw Jr
Mary Amelia Kershaw
Bertha Byard Kershaw
Moroni Edward Kershaw
Leona Pearl Kershaw
Dell Starley Kershaw
Earl Duncan Kershaw
Steven Starley Kershaw
Dewey Kershaw
Harland Leroy Kershaw

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1881Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Florida has had 6 Constitutions since it became a state. The first Constitution was drafted in Saint Joseph, now known as Port St. Joe. Presently Florida is governed by the Constitution of 1968.
    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 22
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name, probably from Kershaw in Middleton (Lancashire), named as ‘church wood’ (Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + Old English sceaga ‘small wood, copse’). There are two minor places in Yorkshire called Kershaw, which may have been named after families bearing the Lancashire surname.

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

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    Story Highlight

    History Of George Jabez Kershaw, Possibly written by his daughter Ann Marie Kershaw for it is very similiar to the other story.

    This story is very similiar to the other George Jabez Kershaw story with some variations. George Jabez Kershaw, my Father, was born 15 September 1862 in Grahamstown, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. …

    Sources (39)

    • S F Kershaw in entry for Stephen S Kershaw, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Samuel F Kershaw in household of Dell S Kershaw, "United States Census, 1920"
    • S. F. Kershau in entry for Dell S. Kershau and Iris Elva Edginton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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