Emma Jane Dinsdale

8 September 1859–23 February 1938 (Age 78)
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Dinsdale was born on 8 September 1859, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Dinsdale, was 42 and her mother, Margaret Overend, was 39. She married William M Wilson on 13 September 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Farr West, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 28 years. She died on 23 February 1938, in Ogden Utah Temple, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William M Wilson
Emma Jane Dinsdale
Marriage: 13 September 1875
William James Wilson
about 1905–about 1905
Richard Henry Wilson
Alvin Edward Wilson
May S Wilson
Owen Dinsdale Wilson
Dorothy May Wilson
Myrtle Priscilla Wilson
Raymond Dixon Wilson
Clifford Earl Wilson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 September 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 8
    Nebraska is the 37th state.
    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 (northern): habitational name from Over Dinsdale (North Yorkshire) or Low Dinsdale (Durham), which stand on opposite sides of the Tees river. The name arises from Old English Dīctūneshalh ‘nook, recess (Old English halh) belonging to Deighton ’.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Emma Jane Dinsdale Wilson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Emma Jane Dinsdale in entry for Ray Dixon Wilson and Willena Afena Martin, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
    • Jane Dinsdale in entry for William Wilson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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