Hannah Binns

6 April 1841–1 February 1907 (Age 65)
Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Binns was born on 6 April 1841, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Binns, was 34 and her mother, Mary Calverley, was 26. She married John Singleton on 30 March 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 1 February 1907, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wild
Hannah Binns
Marriage: 11 January 1868
Eliza Wild
Earnest Albert Wild
Joseph Reuben Wild
Susan Wild
Elizabeth Celestia Wild

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1868American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 1
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 18
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a locality in the Morley Wapentake of Yorkshire, perhaps Binns in South Owram or more likely High Binns in Oxenhope, which is close to Haworth, where the earliest evidence of the surname occurs. The placename is probably the plural form of Middle English binn ‘stall, manger’ (compare Bines 2).Altered form of German or Swiss German Bins or Binz , or of some other similar (like-sounding) German surname.

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

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    History of Joseph Wild & Hannah Binns

    Joseph Wild was born May 1, 1834 in Bury, Lancashire, England to John (or James) and Sarah Wild. He was baptized a member of the Mormon Church July 12, 1849 at 15 years of age. He met great opposi …

    Sources (41)

    • Hannah Singleton in household of Jno Singleton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hannah Binns in entry for Susan Wild Miller, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hannah Binns in household of John Binns, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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