Amelia Gledhill

31 May 1854–17 March 1893 (Age 38)
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Amelia

When Amelia Gledhill was born on 31 May 1854, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, her father, Edward Gledhill, was 42 and her mother, Betty Hague, was 39. She married Jens Peter Gottfredson on 22 April 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 17 March 1893, in Vermillion, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Sigurd Cemetery, Sigurd, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Peter Gottfredson
Amelia Gledhill
Marriage: 22 April 1872
James Edward Gottfredson
Maud Amelia Gottfredson
William Hans Gottfredson
Rosella Ann Gottfredson
Arthur Gottfredson
Carrie Helena Gottfredson
Wilford Peter Gottfredson
Ethel Gottfredsen
Violet Adell Gottfredson
Vida Severine Gottfredson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 5
    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 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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

    History of Edward Gledhill and Betty Hague

    Written by Ida Belle Gledhill Once in a far off England, lived the family of Edward and Betty Hague Gledhill, in the city of Oldham. Edward was born 31 July 1811 at a village called Crompton across …

    Sources (21)

    • Amelia Gledhill in household of Elizabeth Gledhill, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Amelia Gledhill in entry for Carrie Helena Gottfredson Shaw, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Amelia Gledall in household of Edward Gledall, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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