Robert Francis Neslen

Brief Life History of Robert Francis

When Robert Francis Neslen was born on 10 December 1832, in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, his father, Samuel Neslen, was 25 and his mother, Eunice Burgess Francis, was 24. He married Eleanor Stevens on 15 March 1859, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 3 June 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Robert Francis Neslen
Eleanor Stevens
Marriage: 15 March 1859
Mary Elizabeth Trewhela
Eleanor Stevens Neslen
Robert Francis Neslen Jr
Samuel Stevens Neslen
Florence Hester Neslen
Frank Neslen
Richard Franklin Neslen

Sources (84)

  • Robert Neslin in household of Samuel Neslin, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Robert Nester, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robert F. Nelsen, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English: see Nessling .

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

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