Fanny Palfreyman

18 May 1852–23 June 1935 (Age 83)
Denby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Fanny

When Fanny Palfreyman was born on 18 May 1852, in Denby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Palfreyman IV, was 29 and her mother, Hannah Butler, was 27. She married James Degroot Oakley on 19 July 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 23 June 1935, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Degroot Oakley
Fanny Palfreyman
Marriage: 19 July 1869
Richard Delos Oakley
Lillie Ann Oakley
Phoebe Loretta Oakley
Carrie Oakley
Ernest James Oakley
Leo Oakley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 July 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 23
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English palefreiman ‘man responsible for the palfreys or riding horses, a groom’. Compare Palfrey .

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Fanny Palfreyman in household of Richard Palfreyman, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Fanny Palfreyman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Fannie Palfreyman in entry for Phoebe Loretta Sumsion, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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