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About James Kearl

James Kearl

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Birth: Oct. 12, 1831

Hampshire, England

Death: Oct. 4, 1902

Laketown

Rich County

Utah, USA


Born at Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England; baptized in Brockenhurst Parish Church, 12 Jun 1832

Son of John Curl/Kearl and Elizabeth (Betsey) Gates

Married Ann Elizabeth Burton, 18 Sep 1853, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England

Married Fanny Martin, 24 Apr 1862, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Married Merlin Eastham, 12 Jul 1869, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

James Kearl built for his wife, Ann, a commodious frame house which she operated as a hotel. Kearl built upper rooms over their granary and barn, repectively to be used for recreation and dancing.

In 1880 James installed a sawmill on the Round Valley side of Big creek near Big Spring where his ranch was located. It served the vicinity for sixty years.

Before the turn of the century, James Kearl brought the first McCormick Reaper to the valley and a horse power thresher.


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Children:
 Julia Ann Kearl (1862 - 1862)*
 Charles Kearl (1863 - 1863)*
 Anna Elizabeth Kearl Findlay (1866 - 1948)*
 Quincey Kearl (1867 - 1868)*
 Ida Fanny Kearl Smith (1870 - 1953)*
 Lillian Estella Kearl Weston (1873 - 1949)*
 Priscilla Margaret Kearl Reed (1875 - 1946)*
 Mary Jane Kearl Ashley (1879 - 1945)*
 Maude Olive Kearl Hodges (1882 - 1954)*

Spouses:
 Fanny Martin Kearl (1844 - 1923)
 Merlin Eastham Kearl (1852 - 1934)
 Ann Elizabeth Burton Kearl (1836 - 1921)*

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Burial::

Laketown Cemetery

Laketown

Rich County

Utah, USA





            
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James Kearl's Timeline

1831
October 12, 1831
Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England
1832
June 12, 1832
Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England
1853
December 10, 1853
Age 22
Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England
1855
October 28, 1855
Age 24
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
1857
January 27, 1857
Age 25
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
1860
January 26, 1860
Age 28
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
1862
January 9, 1862
Age 30
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
1863
August 29, 1863
Age 31
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
November 24, 1863
Age 32
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
1865
October 18, 1865
Age 34
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States