Bedson Eardley

20 November 1832–9 December 1894 (Age 62)
Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Bedson

When Bedson Eardley was born on 20 November 1832, in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Eardley, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Grocott, was 41. He married Louisa Cooper on 16 February 1852, in Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Tunstall Court, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 9 December 1894, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bedson Eardley
Mary Ann Holding
Marriage: 8 May 1876
Bedson Cooper H. Eardley
Sarah Louise Holding Eardley
Edward Holding Eardley
James Richard H. Eardley
Frank Holding Eardley
Arthur Holding Eardley
Alice Eardley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 1
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 22
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire): habitational name from Eardley Hall in Audley, Stafforshire.

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

    Story Highlight

    John Eardley 1826 by June L Hallstrom

    My ancestor whose history I have chosen to share is John Eardley, my greatgrandfather, a potter from a long line of potters, from Staffordshire, England. He was from a family of eight brothers, …

    Sources (91)

    • Beelson Hardly, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Bedson Eardley in entry for Edward Holding Eardley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Bedson Eardley in household of Millicent Latham, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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