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John Schofield

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Droylsden, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 28, 1899 (72)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonah Schofield and Elizabeth Ann Jackson
Husband of Susanna Schofield
Father of Amelia Jane Schofield; John Charles Schofield; Nephi Young Schofield; Charles Heber Schofield; Hyrum Smith Schofield and 1 other
Brother of Thomas Jackson Schofield; James Jackson Schofield; Jonas Schofield and Anne Schofield

Managed by: Jon Walter Rosdahl
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About John Schofield

(son of Jonah Schofield and Elizabeth Jackson of Droylesden, near Manchester, England). Born February 3, 1826, at Droylesden. Came to Utah October, 1882.

   Married:	Susannah Hewitt December 21, 1852, at Droylesden (daughter of James Hewitt and Amelia Savage of Clitheroe, Yorkshire, England, died at St. Louis on way to Utah). She was born August 3, 1828.
   Their children:
           Amelia J., married George Reynolds;
           John C., married Nellie Reed, married Isabel Price;
           Nephi Y., married Ellen V. Romney;
           Charles Heber, married Elizabeth Swift;
           Joseph Hyrum, died infant;
           Hyrum Smith, married Grace Appleby.
   Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 13th quorum seventies; president of the Manchester, Starley, Bridge, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Oldham and Rochdale branches in England. Curator Deseret museum. Real estate dealer. Died August 28, 1899. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 681
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1149
  • Residence: Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
  • Residence: Manchester, Lancashire, England - 1841
  • Residence: Droylsden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - 1851
  • Residence: Droylsden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom - 1881
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John Schofield's Timeline

1827
February 3, 1827
Droylsden, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
June 3, 1827
Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
June 3, 1827
Saint Michael, Ashton-Under-Lyn, Lancashire, England
1852
December 29, 1852
Age 25
Ashton-in-Makerfield, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1856
May 29, 1856
Age 29
Droylsden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
1860
October 22, 1860
Age 33
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1864
November 29, 1864
Age 37
Manchester, Lancashire, England
1866
June 30, 1866
Age 39
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
1869
January 26, 1869
Age 41
Droylsden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom