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Francis Vernon

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Birthplace: Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Rockport, Summit County, Utah Territory, United States
Place of Burial: Rockport, Summit County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Amorous Dronfield and Ann Vernon
Husband of Elizabeth Cottrill
Father of James Vernon; Ann Vernon; Martha Elizabeth Vernon; Mary E. Vernon; Sarah Jane Vernon and 5 others

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About Francis Vernon

Francis Vernon (1813 - 1891), son of Amorous Dronfield and Ann Vernon, was born 12 July 1813 at Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, England. He died at the age of 78 on 26 October 1891 at Rockport, Summit County, Utah Territory, and was buried there. He married Elizabeth Cotrell, daughter of James Cotrell and Martha Taylor, on 8 January 1848 at Derbyshire. They came to Utah in 1868.

Children of Francis and Elizabeth Vernon

  1. Ann Vernon, married William Davis
  2. Martha Vernon, married George Robinson
  3. Mary Vernon, married John Beard
  4. Jane Vernon, married Thomas Birch
  5. Francis Vernon, Jr., married Phinniah Stewart
  6. James Vernon, married Emma Marie Staker
  7. Joseph Vernon, married Sarah Malin
  8. Ellen Vernon
  9. Annice Vernon (died 9 January 1895)

Sources

  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1223
  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 649
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Francis Vernon's Timeline

1813
July 12, 1813
Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
1816
August 4, 1816
Age 3
Parish at Chapel-en-le-Frith
1848
February 8, 1848
Age 34
Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, Eng.
1849
January 3, 1849
Age 35
Sparrowpit, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
1851
March 17, 1851
Age 37
Sparrowpit, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
1853
August 7, 1853
Age 40
Sparrowpit, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
1857
March 18, 1857
Age 43
Sparrow Pit, Derby., Eng.
1860
February 10, 1860
Age 46
Paradise, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Eng.
1862
April 18, 1862
Age 48
Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
1864
March 21, 1864
Age 50
Paradise, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Eng.