Frances Birkenhead

Female11 September 1805–22 July 1857

Brief Life History of Frances

When Frances Birkenhead was born on 11 September 1805, in Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Birkenhead, was 37 and her mother, Frances 'Fanny' Simpson, was 32. She married John Snailham on 22 April 1837, in Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 22 July 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Snailham
Frances Birkenhead
Marriage: 22 April 1837

Sources (17)

  • Frances Birkenhead, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Fanny Snellum, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Fanny Snellum, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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  • Marriage
    22 April 1837Penwortham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 3

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 14

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name from Birkenhead (Cheshire).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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