Elizabeth Hughes

16 September 1811–4 June 1907 (Age 95)
Alrewas, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hughes was born on 16 September 1811, in Alrewas, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Hughes, was 22 and her mother, Ann Partridge, was 28. She married Joseph Newman on 27 October 1834, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1853 and lived in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 4 June 1907, in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Newman
Elizabeth Hughes
Marriage: 27 October 1834
Samuel Newman
John Newman
Ann Elizabeth Newman
William Hughes Newman
Joseph Partridge Newman
James Newman
Thomas Samuel Newman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1834Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 22
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 25
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’, for example Ó hAodha, Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh .

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

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    Story Highlight


    The Historical Record, Volumes 5-8, Church Encyclopedia, Book I. edited by Andrew Jenson, Salt Lake City, Utah. 1889. [p.281] “At a council of the First Presidency, the Apostles and other leading m …

    Sources (59)

    • Elizabeth Newman in household of Joseph Newman, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Elizabeth Hughs in entry for Joseph Newman, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Elizabeth Newman in household of Joseph Newman, "United States Census, 1860"

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