Walter Schofield

21 September 1849–16 July 1889 (Age 39)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Walter

When Walter Schofield was born on 21 September 1849, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Schofield, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Hinchcliff, was 33. He married Eliza Ann Fife on 4 November 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Kinderhook, Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 16 July 1889, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Schofield
1849–1889
Eliza Ann Fife
1855–1912
Marriage: 4 November 1872
Walter Fife Schofield
1873–1953
John Fife Schofield
1875–1876
Walter Thomas Schofield
1876–1879
Joseph Schofield
1877–1880
Sarah Elizabeth Schofield
1879–1953
Leland Schofield
1883–1883
Adam Lewis Schofield
1884–1959
Charles Henry Schofield
1887–1887
William Schofield
1889–1889

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 1
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    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.
    1863
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Scholefield in Rochdale (Lancashire), from Middle English scale, sc(h)ole ‘hut, shed’ (Old Norse skáli) + feld ‘field, open country’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Scoffield
    Scowcroft
    Scofield
    Scholfield
    Schoolfield

    Story Highlight

    Death Notice from Deseret News, 11 July 1889.

    Died of His Injuries. Walter Schofield of Weber Count;y, who a week ago was run-over by a load of Hay at Riverdale, was getting along splendidly under the skillful treatment of his physician and came …

    Sources (15)

    • Walter Schofield in entry for Sarah Elizabeth Kinkade, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Walter Schofield in household of Jonas Schofield, "New York State Census, 1855"
    • Walter Schofield in entry for Adam Lewis Schofield, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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