John Fleming Wakefield II

21 August 1847–1 January 1933 (Age 85)
Lee, Ringgold, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of John Fleming

When John Fleming Wakefield II was born on 21 August 1847, in Lee, Ringgold, Iowa, United States, his father, John Fleming Wakefield, was 34 and his mother, Susannah Garlick, was 27. He married Julia Ann Johnson on 2 May 1870, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880 and Cleveland, Emery, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 1 January 1933, in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Huntington City Cemetery, Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Fleming Wakefield II
Julia Ann Johnson
Marriage: 2 May 1870
John Fleming Wakefield III
Milas Erastus Wakefield
Julia Ellis Wakefield
Don Angus Wakefield
Lauretta Jane Wakefield
Claud Ray Wakefield
Alice Grace Wakefield
Amos Zelph Wakefield
Orin Weston Wakefield
Nita Myrtle Wakefield
Vesta Parilee Wakefield
Perry Preston Wakefield

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1870Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1857: Pottawatomie, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from the city of Wakefield in Yorkshire and from Wakefield Lawn in Potterspury (Northamptonshire). Both are named from the Old English personal name Waca or Old English wacu ‘wake, festival’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Susannah Garlick Wakefield Davis Runnion

    This information comes from “John Fleming Wakefield – His Ancestry and Posterity” page 18 and 19 by Melvin Wakefield. John Fleming Wakefield Sr. was the missionary that converted the family of David …

    Sources (35)

    • John F Wakefield, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John Fleming Wakefield in entry for Perry Preston Wakefield, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • John Flemming Wakefield, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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