Samuel Hutchinson Eccles

17 February 1862–24 August 1900 (Age 38)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel Hutchinson

When Samuel Hutchinson Eccles was born on 17 February 1862, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Eccles, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Hutchinson, was 41. He married Jeanette Hiatt on 22 June 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870 and Eden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 24 August 1900, in Viento, Hood River, Oregon, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hutchinson Eccles
Jeanette Hiatt
Marriage: 22 June 1882
Roy Eccles
Samuel Eccles
William Elmer Eccles Sr.
Charles Stuart Eccles
Effie Eccles
David Hutchinson Eccles
Sarah Eccles
John Eccles
Marie Bertha Eccles

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · Married Women's Property Act
    Age 4
    Married Women’s Property Act protected women’s rights protected property for women in Oregon upon the death of her husband. 
    1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.
    Age 12
    The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Eccles in Lancashire, or possibly from any of several other places so named in Kent, Norfolk, Berwickshire, and Dumfriesshire, from British eglēs ‘Romano-British Christian church’ (from Latin ecclesia, Greek ekklēsia ‘gathering, assembly’). Such places would have been the sites of notable pre-Anglo-Saxon churches or Christian places of communal worship.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Newspaper account of Samuel's death

    DEATH: Salt Lake Herald; 26 Aug 1900: Death of Samuel Eccles. Samuel Eccles, brother of David and William Eccles, Died Friday night at Viento, Ore., of pneumonia. The deceased was the youngest brother …

    Sources (34)

    • Samuel Hutchins Eccles in entry for Delbert Eccles, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"
    • Samuel Eckles in household of William Eckles, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Samuel H Eccles in entry for Delbert Eccles, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

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