James Hardy Fielding

14 December 1796–20 November 1878 (Age 81)
Rochdale, Lancashire, England

The Life Summary of James Hardy

When James Hardy Fielding was born on 14 December 1796, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, his father, Joshua Hardy, was 26 and his mother, Ann Fielding, was 21. He married Ann Henthorn on 3 June 1819, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Spotland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Butterworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 20 November 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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James Hardy Fielding
Ann Henthorn
Marriage: 3 June 1819
Ann Fielding
Henry Fielding
Abraham Fielding
James Fielding
Mary Fielding
Betty Fielding
John Fielding
Martha Fielding
Sarah Fielding
Hannah Fielding
Joshua Fielding
Alice Ann Fielding
Hannah Fielding

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  • Marriage
    3 June 1819Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 5
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 23
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fielden .English: occasionally from a Middle English survival of Old English felding ‘dweller in the field(s), open country’.Irish: possibly a variant of McField (see McPhail ).

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

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    History of James and Ann

    James Fielding and Ann Henthorn The tremendous change in the lives of the Europeans who converted to the new Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--uprooting them from generations of tradition …

    Sources (105)

    • James Fielding, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • James Fielding in entry for Mary Fielding Duffin, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • James Fielding, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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