Richard Seddon

11 February 1809–9 June 1870 (Age 61)
Upholland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Richard

Richard Seddon was born on 11 February 1809, in Upholland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Edward Seddon and Ellen. He married Anne Wilson on 27 May 1838, in Upholland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Croston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 9 June 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Richard Seddon
Anne Wilson
Marriage: 27 May 1838
Elizabeth Seddon
Ann Ratcliff
Esther Seddon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1838Upholland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 16
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    Age 21
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire):apparently a habitational name from a Lancashire place which has not been identified. The surname is extremely common in Lancashire, especially in the Manchester area, where it was first recorded in the 14th century.variant of Seadon, perhaps a habitational name from Seething (Norfolk). The placename probably means ‘(place of) the people of a man called Sītha’, from an Old English personal name Sītha + the groupname suffix -ingas.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Richard Seddon, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Richard Seddon in entry for Elizabeth Showell, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Richard Seldon in household of William Showell, "United States Census, 1860"

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