Alice Stokes

24 January 1837–24 April 1900 (Age 63)
West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Stokes was born on 24 January 1837, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Stokes, was 39 and her mother, Alice Clarke, was 38. She married Taylor Reeves Bird Sr. on 26 October 1862, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1862 and lived in Clover Valley, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1880. In 1860, at the age of 25, her occupation is listed as seamstress in New York City, New York, United States. She died on 24 April 1900, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Maeser Fairview Cemetery, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Taylor Reeves Bird Sr.
Alice Stokes
Marriage: 26 October 1862
Taylor Reeves Bird Jr.
Clarence Bird
Alice Bird
Ida May Bird
Effie May Bird
Rhoda Bird
Eliza Jane Bird
Isabelle Bird

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1862St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 17
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): variant of Stoke with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name has been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Excerpts from the Vernal Express

    Excerpts from the Vernal Express Newspaper of Vernal, Uintah County, Utah From August 1991 to August 1992, Larry and our family lived in Rangely, Colorado which was only 50 miles from Vernal, Utah. …

    Sources (14)

    • Allice Stokes in household of Josh Stokes, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Alice Stokes in entry for Effie May Caldwell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Allice Bird in household of Taylor Bird, "United States Census, 1870"

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