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Edward ENTWISTLE

Edward ENTWISTLE[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22]

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  • Born  5th March 1815  Tyldesley, Wigan, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 7, 17, 20, 23
    Gender  Male 
    Baptism  29 Mar 1815  Ceremony performed by James Spinks. Bedford Wesleyan Methodist Chapel was opened in 1793 and was the first Methodist chapel in Leigh. The 1844 OS map shows a chapel in a lane which was later to become North Street./Wesleyan Chapel, Bedford, Leigh, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1826  apprentice engineer/Bridgewater Trust, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  Oct 1829  engine driver of the Rocket/Rainhill Trials for Liverpool and Manchester Railway Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Occupation  Between 1832 and 1837  2nd engineer on coastal steamers belonging to Bridgewater Trust/coastal steamer, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1837  Could only earn a dollar a day as an engineer on a steamer called the Troy, in the Hudson River and Long Island Sound. He was a man of much resource and ingenuity, for when the Troy was condemned he used her engines to set up a rolling-mill on shore./engineer on steamer Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    Occupation  1844  In 1844 he migrated to Chicago, and for some twelve years was in charge of stationary engines in that place, with the exception of one summer, when he and a man called Perrier ran the Rossite, which was one of the first steamers worked by propellers on the/Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  1850  Chicago Ward 1, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  Between 1856 and 1877  Entwistle had charge of the engines of the mill at Fort Des Moines in the State of Iowa./Shepard, Perrior & Bennett Mills, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    Residence  Between 1856 and 1909  East Des Moines St, Lee Township, Polk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Possessions  1860  real estate valued at 1500 dollars, personal estate valued at 100 dollars/Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  1860  Edward (48) and Margaret (51) lived with their 5 children - George (15), Katherine (14), Mary (14), Fanny (13) and Martha E (9). Margaret cannot read and write. Katherine Mary and Fanny attend school./207 East Des Moines Street, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  1870  Des Moines Ward 5, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence  Between 1876 and 1882  305 East Des Moines St, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation  Between 1877 and 1899  Also engineer for the Des Moines River Steamboats and made many trips between Keokuk and Des Moines./Ankeney Linseed Oil Works, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  1880  Edward (65) and Margaret (70) lived with their son George (35) and daughter Mattie (27)./305 East Des Moines St, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence  Between 1882 and 1885  305 East Des Moines St, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  Between 1886 and 1889  Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence  1889  207 East Des Moines St, Lee Township, Polk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Residence  Between 1889 and 1890  Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  1890  Des Moines, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Residence  1891  Des Moines, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence  Between 1892 and 1893  Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Residence  Between 1894 and 1895  207 East Des Moines St, Lee Township, Polk, Io Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Residence  Between 1896 and 1897  Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  Between 1896 and 1897  Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence  Between 1898 and 1899  207 Des Moines St., Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence  Between 1898 and 1899  Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Residence  1900  Edward (85) and Elizabeth (75) lived in Des Moines City, Polk, Iowa, USA, next door to his widowed daughter Fanny and her adult children./207 East Des Moines St, Lee Township, Polk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Birthday Celebration  26 Mar 1902  He is 87 years old and his children meet every year on his birthday for a reunion./Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  1905  207 Des Moines St., Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Reunion of Veteran Railroad Men  01 Mar 1908  Edward was to be guest of honour. At the reunion he would tell of his first trip on the first locomotive, and his subsequent experiences, and of the marvellous changes in railroading he observed during his lifetime./Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  31 Oct 1909  Edward Entwistle died at his home in Des Moines last evening at 7.30, at the advanced age of 94 and 7 months. Mr Entwistle suffered his first illness in many years about a month ago, and since that time has been rapidly failing./207 Des Moines Street.Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 20, 21
    Buried  02 Nov 1909  Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
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    Person ID  I207  Edward Entwistle, Rocket locomotive driver
    Last Modified  11 Oct 2012 

    Father  Ralph ENTWISTLE,   b. 1794, There is an IGI ref to Ralph being born in Leigh, and Christened 18 January 1794. also in Lancashire online at Mary The Virgin. Parents William and Alice.Abode Tyldesley .But buried the same day, so not the one/Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1860, Death cert says died of Asthma in New Harford , Thomas Chadwick Entwistle who resided in Lowell, says his grandparent Ralph and Catharine were both buried in Utica. If he ever met them it was in the USA, as they had emigrated while he was a very young baby/New Hartford, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Catharine THOMPSON,   b. 1791, There are no census records or birth records giving the maiden name of Catharine. When her son Edward re marries in 1886, he states the maiden name of his mother was Catharine Thompson. 1841 census says born outside the county./Not in Lancashire, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1868, Utica, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  14 Jun 1812  Ralph Entwistle of this Parish, and Catherine Thompson of this Parish. Married June 14th 1812, From Bristol Diocese marriage records on CD. Bristol and Avon FHsoc/St Mary, Redcliffe, Bristol Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F75  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Margaret YARED,   b. 1799, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884, Woodland Cemetery Des Moines, first burial in a family grave which was to include Edward her husband, his second wife Elizabeth, and son George W and his wife Mary/Des Moines, Polk, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mattie ENTWISTLE,   b. Abt 1853, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935, Violet Hill Cemetery, Perry, Dallas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F60  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Emily JONES,   d. Abt 1850, George W Entwistle gives Emily as his Mother, three sisters also say their mother was born in New York, Edward Entwistle's first wife?, who may have died before the Marriage of Edward to Margaret Yared, only Mattie born 1851 gives her mother as Margaret/Rockland County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. George W ENTWISTLE,   b. Oct 1844, George W gave his mothers name as Emily Jones, who presumably was the first wife of Edward/Rockland County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25th October 1923, Woodland cemetery in family plot with his wife, father and step mothers/Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Katherine ENTWISTLE,   b. Abt 1846, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26th March 1921, Mrs Thomas O'Dea, passed away on Sunday at Des Moines at the home of her son Edward./Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Mary ENTWISTLE,   b. 29 Apr 1846, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1906, Her Husband, Joseph, and daughter mayme are in adjacent graves, see findagrave for photos/buried Jordan cemetry, west des moines, Polk, IOWA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Fanny ENTWISTLE,   b. Feb 1847, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1925, The 1930 census shows daughter Lillian as a patient in a hospital for the insane/Des Moines, Polk, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F62  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Elizabeth B Moore GREEN,   b. Oct 1824, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Aug 1909, Her death occurred early Sunday morning at her home 207 Des Moines Street. Mrs Entwistle was 85 years of age, and her demise was due to the infirmity of old age/207 Des Moines Street, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Jul 1885  Polk County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [26, 27, 28
    Family ID  F61  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
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      Birth date: abt 1812
      Birth place: England
      Residence date: 1860
      Residence place: Des Moines, Polk, Iowa

    4. [S63] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Des Moines, Polk, Iowa; Roll: T9_360; Family History Film: 1254360; Page: 356.1000; Enumeration District: 164; Image: 0232..
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      Residence date: 1889-1890
      Residence place: Des Moines, Iowa

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      Residence date: 1882-1885
      Residence place: Des Moines, Iowa

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      Birth date: abt 1815
      Birth place: England
      Residence date: 1870
      Residence place: Des Moines Ward 5, Polk, Iowa, United States

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      Residence place: Des Moines, IA

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      Residence date: 1876-1882
      Residence place: Des Moines, Iowa

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      Residence date: 1886-1889
      Residence place: Des Moines, Iowa

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      Residence date: 1905
      Residence place: Des Moines Ward 5

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      Death date: June 12 1897
      Death place:
      Residence date: 1896-1897
      Residence place: Des Moines, Iowa

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      Death date: Jan 27 99
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      Residence place: Des Moines, Iowa

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      Birth date: Mar 1815
      Birth place: England
      Marriage date: 1850
      Marriage place:
      Residence date: 1900
      Residence place: Lee, Polk, Iowa
      Arrival date: 1837
      Arrival place:

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      Residence date: 1894-1895
      Residence place: Des Moines, Iowa

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      Birth date: 1815
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      Death date: 02 Oct 1909
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      Death date: Sept 19 1897
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      Residence date: 1898-1899
      Residence place: Des Moines, Iowa

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      Residence date: 1892-1893
      Residence place: Des Moines, Iowa

    23. Details: Source: [S476] "Lancashire Tales", by Frank Hird, published by TC & EC Jack (c 1920).

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      Marriage date: 16 Jul 1885
      Marriage place: Polk, IA

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    28. [S56] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 18;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Lee, Polk, Iowa; Roll: T623_454; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 90..
      Birth date: Oct 1824
      Birth place: England
      Marriage date: 1850
      Marriage place:
      Residence date: 1900
      Residence place: Lee, Polk, Iowa
      Arrival date: 1855
      Arrival place: