John Eckersall Redford

16 March 1844–20 November 1930 (Age 86)
Pilkington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Eckersall

When John Eckersall Redford was born on 16 March 1844, in Pilkington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Patefield Redford, was 30 and his mother, Lettice Brown Eckersall, was 30. He married Eleanor Caroline Kington on 5 February 1865, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 20 November 1930, in Mount Sterling, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Eckersall Redford
Henrietta Whitby Dell
Marriage: 11 January 1877
Daughter Redford
Mary Ann Dell Redford
Eleanor Henrietta Dell Redford
Emma Dell Redford
William Dell Redford
Martha Dell Redford
Alice Dell Redford
Albert Dell Redford
Frank Dell Redford
Orson Dell Redford
Ethel Dell Redford
Evelyn Dell Redford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1877Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 6
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 23
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Radford .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life Without Father

    After father (Robert Patefield Redford) left for America, his wife, Lettice and sons, Joseph and John continued trying to grow and sell their own garden vegetables. Joseph and John would load their c …

    Sources (35)

    • John Redford, "United States Census, 1920"
    • John Redford in entry for Albert Dell Redford and Odessa Cole, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Redford in entry for Eveyln Redford, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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