Thomas Phillips Hackford

9 July 1861–4 June 1928 (Age 66)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas Phillips

When Thomas Phillips Hackford was born on 9 July 1861, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Hackford, was 29 and his mother, Betsy Phillips, was 26. He married Teresa Drucilla Howell in 1881, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Whiterocks, Uintah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 June 1928, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Tridell, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Phillips Hackford
1861–1928
Teresa Drucilla Howell
1866–1944
Marriage: 1881
George Thomas Hackford
1882–1949
Elizabeth Ann Hackford
1886–1952
Willis Elias Hackford
1889–1962
Lawrence Sidney Hackford
1891–1958
Teresa Jane Hackford
1894–1978
Dewey Edward Hackford
1898–1961
Melvin LeRoy Hackford
1900–1978
Elmer John Hackford
1903–1963
Emma Jane Hackford
1905–1905
Oscar Donald " Dick" Hackford
1907–1992
LaVell Howell Hackford
1910–1988

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1881Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1873 · Settlers arrived in Vernal
    Age 12
    On Feb 14, 1873, Pardon Dodds, among others, came to the valley to raise livestock.
    1880 · Uintah County was established
    Age 19
    On Feb 8th, 1880, Uintah county is established. Although Vernal is one of the most important cities in the county, it does not incorporate until later.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Hackforth (North Yorkshire) or Hackford (Norfolk). The former is named with Old English haca ‘hook’ + ford ‘ford’, meaning ‘ford at the bend’. The latter likely has the same etymology, or may contain the Old English personal name Haca.

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

    Story Highlight

    Elias Willis Howell

    Elias Willis Howell was born on April 29 1837, at Riverhead, Long Island, New York. He was the son of Edmond Wheeler and Sarah Vail Howell. Elias’s mother joined the L.D.S Church in 1842, one y …

    Sources (29)

    • Thomas Hockford, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Thomas Hackford in entry for Melvin Hackford, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Thomas Hackford in entry for Infant Hackford, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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