Feargus O'Connor Willden

2 December 1840–10 November 1922 (Age 81)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Feargus O'Connor

When Feargus O'Connor Willden was born on 2 December 1840, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles William Willden Sr, was 34 and his mother, Eleanor Turner, was 30. He married Hannah Rebecca Holgate on 5 August 1865, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1866 and Beaver Election Precinct, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1866. In 1870, at the age of 34, his occupation is listed as feargus carried mail from cedar city, to beaver. he acquired a knowledge of telegraphy and became an operator in beaver and minersville. during his early life in beaver, he set type for beaver's first printing presses.. He died on 10 November 1922, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Feargus O'Connor Willden
Annie Maria Thorpe
Marriage: 27 November 1879
Feargus O'Connor Willden
Edward Arthur Willden
James Ephriam Willden
Annie Maria Willden
Joseph Thorpe Willden
Irl Thorpe Willden
Charles Orlando Willden
Anthony Thorpe Willden
Mary Eliza Willden
Ruth Elizabeth Willden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1879St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 20
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Wilden .

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

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    Story Highlight

    JOHN WILLDEN 1839-1920 By Jennie Sylvia Jensen Hancock

    John Willden was born 15 January 1839 on Bath Street in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England where his parents lived at the time of his birth. He was the third son and fourth child of Charles Willden …

    Sources (42)

    • Fergus O Willden in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Feargus Wilden in household of Nelson C Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ferrgus Willden in entry for Annie Maria Thorpe Willden, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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