Dorothy Pounder

14 May 1819–4 December 1895 (Age 76)
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Dorothy

When Dorothy Pounder was born on 14 May 1819, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Pounder, was 51 and her mother, Catharine Hammond, was 39. She married James Kipling on 26 August 1848, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Kirkby Ravensworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 4 December 1895, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Kipling
Dorothy Pounder
Marriage: 26 August 1848
Jane Ann Kipling
Thomas Robert Kipling
John James Kipling

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 August 1848Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 2
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from an unrecorded Middle English pounder, ponder, poinder ‘one who puts stray livestock into the village pound’ (Middle English pound, pond, poinde ‘enclosure for impounding beasts’ + -er). See Pound .In some cases possibly also an Americanized form (translation into English) of South German Pfunder .English: in the West Midlands and southwestern England a dialect form of Pinder .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Brief story of handcart travel to Salt Lake City in 1860 by Dorothy Pounder

    Daniel Robinson [Robison] was the Captain of the Ninth Company. Born in Pennsylvania March 21, 1831. Son of Alexander Robinson [Robison] and Nancy Ellen Wagaman. Died March 25, 1907. May 7, 1860 - …

    Sources (20)

    • Dorothy Pounder, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Dorthea Duffin in household of Abriham Duffin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Dorothy Pounder, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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