Thomas Gledhill

17 April 1856–12 December 1933 (Age 77)
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Gledhill was born on 17 April 1856, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Gledhill, was 44 and his mother, Betty Hague, was 41. He married Lilly Belle Ivie on 8 January 1882, in Vermillion, Sevier, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900 and Vermillion, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 12 December 1933, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Richfield City Cemetery, Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Gledhill
Lilly Belle Ivie
Marriage: 8 January 1882
Dr. Thomas Ray Gledhill
Hugh Lafayette Gledhill
John Ivo Gledhill
Alden Oscar Gledhill
Herbert France Gledhill
Fred Ovi Gledhill
Ida Belle Gledhill
Amelia May Gledhill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 January 1882Vermillion, Sevier, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 3
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1878 · Bacup Natural History Society
    Age 22
    The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Gledhill in Yorkshire, named in Old English with gleoda ‘kite’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Lillie Belle Ivie Gledhill

    By her daughter, Ida Belle Gledhill I have debated with myself for several weeks about telling this, but I guess it’s fair and I don’t want it to color anything I write about my mother. I though …

    Sources (37)

    • Thomas Gledhill, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Thomas Gledhill in entry for Christian Leroy Buchanan and Ida Bell Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Thomas Gledhill in entry for John Ivo Gledhill, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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