Edwin Thomas Hosford

10 January 1868–24 December 1940 (Age 72)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edwin Thomas

When Edwin Thomas Hosford was born on 10 January 1868, in London, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Stroud Hosford, was 38 and his mother, Jane Skeates, was 34. He married Ethella Catharine Tuttle on 30 January 1889, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Alameda, Alameda, California, United States for about 20 years and Alameda Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died on 24 December 1940, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Thomas Hosford
Ethella Catharine Tuttle
Marriage: 30 January 1889
Albert Edwin Hosford
Jane Lola Hosford
Winnifred Cathrine Hosford
Leo William Hosford

Spouse and Children

30 January 1889
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Stroud Hosford


    Jane Skeates




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · Trial of Detectives

Age 9

The Trial of Detective, also known as the Turf Fraud Scandal, was a scandal involving 3 senior Scotland Yard detectives. It was a scam involving bets made on horse races. 
1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 20

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Horsford . The surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.

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

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Story Highlight

Edwin Thomas Hosford, M. D., Manti Citizen

HOSFORD, EDWIN THOMAS, M. D., son of John S. and Jane S., was born in London, England, January 10, 1868. He studied in the Woodgrange College, and at the age of 18 years held three diplomas from the C …

Sources (3)

  • Edwin Thomas Hosford, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Edwin Hosford in household of Jane Hosford, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • E T Hosford, "United States Census, 1940"

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