Featherstone One Name Study

Featherstone surname study registered with the Guild of One Name Studies



Thomas Featherstone

Male 1834 - 1918  (83 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Thomas Featherstone 
    Born 15 Sep 1834  Kegworth, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • Name: Thomas Featherstone
      Birth Date: 15 Sep 1834
      Birth Place: Kegworth Lestershire Eng
    Gender Male 
    1841 Census 06 Jun 1841  London Road, Kegworth, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Frame work knitter
    • Role: Witness
    Baptism 08 Sep 1849  Derby, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by ElderThomas Reed on
    Confirmation 08 Sep 1849  Derby, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by ElderLouis Robbins on .
    Occupation Between 1850 and 1854  Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    brick mason 
    1851 Census 1851  Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4

    • William Cole, 31, master of arts, head master of college, born inAndover, Hants. Caroline Cole, 30, born in Unknown. Margaret AliceCole, 7, born in London. Cyril William Cole, 5, born in Drewsteignton,Devonshire. Edward Robert Cole, 4, born in Bromsgrove, Worster. ArthurCyprian Cole, 2, born in Bromsgrove, Worster. Henry A. George Cole, 4mos, born in Southwell, Nottinghamshire. Ann Milford, 27, houseservant, born in Derbyshire. Anna Hust, 34, house servant, born inFarnof, Nottinghamshire. Eliza Tantum, 23, house servant, born inDerbyshire. Thomas Featherstone, 16, house servant, born in Kegworth,Leicestershire. George Cushington Wilkins, 11, scholar, born in Cape ofGood Hope. John D'Ogly Hutchins, 12, pupil, born in Bindgford,Nottinghamshire. Richard Wm Barrow, 12, pupil, born in Southwell,Nottinghamshire. George Barrow, 11, pupil, born in Southwell,Nottinghamshire. Charles Jospeh Bellamy, 10, born in unknown. HenryCyril Sharp, 10, pupil, born in born in UK. Franklan Bernard Wood, 18,assistant master, born in UK.
    Event-Misc Between 1852 and 1853  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Nottinghamshire Area
      Thomas served a mission with Elder Allgood serving in Radcliff, Notts.He was then assigned with John Wrigley to Ruddington returning toNottingham on weekends to preach and teach.
    Ordained 01 Jan 1852  Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    • Deacon in the Aaronic Priesthood by William Clayton on
    Event-Misc Between 1853 and 1854  [7
    • Cotsgrove area of Nottinghamshire, serving as mission president in about
    Ordained 04 Dec 1853  Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    • to the office of Elder in the Melchizedek Priesthood by Charles Smith
    Residence 29 Mar 1854  [7, 9
    • left Nottingham for Liverpool, England
    Residence 04 Apr 1854  [7, 9
    • sailed from Liverpool, England to America aboard the ship 'Germanacus'
    Emigration 13 Jun 1854  Saint Louis, Jefferson, Missouri, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Name: Thomas Featherstone
      Arrival Date: 13 Jun 1854
      Age: 20
      Gender: Male
      Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
      Ship Name: Germanicus
      Port of Arrival: New Orleans, Louisiana
      National Archives' Series Number: M259_40
      Emigration Journal of Thomas Featherstone
    Residence 24 Jun 1854  [7, 9
    • arrived in St. Louis, Missouri
    Milit-Beg Between 1857 and 1858  Echo Canyon, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Thomas served in the Mormon militia guarding against Johnston's Army
    Occupation Between 1857 and 1916  American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    brick mason
    Thomas was the City Marshall in the early days of American Fork, Utah. 
    Residence Sep 1857  [7, 10
    • arrived in American Fork, Utah, Utah
    Anecdote 11 Sep 1857  [11
    • They arrived in Utah on 11 Sep 1857.

      Thomas was the City Marshall in the early days of American Fork, Utah.
    Residence 11 Sep 1857  [7, 10
    • arrived in Salt Lake City
    US 1860 1860  Lake City, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4

    • Tho. Featherston, 26, adobe layer, real estate $250, property $300, bornin England. Emma Featherson, 28, born in England. Wm. E. Featherston,4, born in Missouri. Mary A. Featherston, 1, born in Utah.
    Event-Misc 03 Aug 1861  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Received temple endowments in the Endowment House
    Event-Misc 24 Jul 1867  American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 12
    • Marshall of the Day
      Thomas Featherstone was the 'Marshall of the Day' for the celebration ofMormon Pioneers entering Salt Lake Valley. He organized and led a 9:00a.m. procession (parade) through the main street of American Fork incelebration.
    US 1870 Census 1870  American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4

    • Thomas Featherstone, 36, brickmason, real estate $1000, property $600,born in England. Emma Featherstone, 38, keeping house, born in England.Mary Featherstone, 10, born in Utah. Franklin Featherstone, 8, born inUtah. Thomas Featherstone, 5, born in Utah. Stephen Featherstone, 3,born in Utah.
    Occupation 1870  American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    turkey farmer 
    US 1880 Census 1880  American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 13

    • Thos. Featherston, 46, Bricklayer / Farmer, born in England. EmmaFeatherston, 48, keeping house, born in England. Frank Featherstone,20, on farm, born in Utah. Thomas Featherston, 15, on farm, born inUtah. Stephen Featherston, 13, born in Utah. Elizabeth Featherston, 9,at home, born in Utah.
    Ordained 12 Jan 1886  American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 14
    • to the office of Seventy in the Melchizedek Priesthood by Thomas Barrett
      In his second life history, Thomas recorded that he was ordained to theoffice of Seventy on 29 Nov 1863. Seventies Quorums records show it wasthe 24th Quorum of Seventy.
    Ordained 01 Apr 1894  American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 15
    • to the office of High Priest in the Melchizedek Priesthood by WilliamWebb
    Census 1900  American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 16
    • Thomas Featherstone, 65, farming and mason, born in England. EmmaFeatherstone, 67, born in England. Martha Featherstone, 55, born inEngland. Joseph Featherstone, 18, born in Utah.
    US 1910 1910  American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 17

    • Thomas Featherstone, 75, farmer, born in England. Martha Featherstone,65, born in England.
    Reference Number 7744 
    Died 13 Apr 1918  Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Name: Thomas Featherstone Sr
      Death Date: 13 April, 1918
      State file number: 1918001545
      Gender: Male
      Age: 83
      County of Death: Utah
    Buried 15 Apr 1918  American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 18
    • Surname, Name: Thomas Featherstone
      Birth Date: 15 September 1834
      Death Date: 13 April 1918
      Cemetery: AF


      Featherstone, Thomas
      Death: 4/13/1918
      Grave Location: i_210_2
    Person ID I7744  Featherstone Main
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2017 

    Father John Featherstone,   b. 02 Mar 1811, Kegworth, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1861, 7b.133, Nottingham, NTT, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Eliza Birkinshaw,   b. Abt 1785, Kegworth, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, Kegworth, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1831  Kegworth, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Family ID F3187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emma Smith,   b. 09 Aug 1832, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1913, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1853  Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [20, 21, 22
    • Thomas and Emma Smith Featherstone were married in St. Mary's church inNottingham.
      Emma's residence is listed as 'of Lower Parlament Street' at time ofmarriage
      Thomas' residence is listed as 'of Clop Street' at time of marriage toEmma Smith.
    Children 
     1. John Thomas Featherstone,   b. 16 Nov 1853, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1854, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. William Edwin Featherstone,   b. 12 Jul 1856, Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1864, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     3. Mary Ann Featherstone,   b. 10 Nov 1859, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jun 1907, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     4. Joseph Franklin Featherstone,   b. 25 Dec 1861, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1932  (Age 70 years)
     5. Thomas Featherstone,   b. 23 Oct 1864, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1932, Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     6. Stephen Featherstone,   b. 09 Jul 1867, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1912, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     7. Elizabeth Featherstone,   b. 17 Oct 1870, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1900, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F3185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Richards,   b. 04 Dec 1844, Toton, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1930, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1866  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [21, 22, 23
    • In his second life history, Thomas recorded that he married MarthaRichards on 23 Jul 1866.
    Children 
     1. John Richard Featherstone,   b. 10 Jul 1869, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1869, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Heber Chase Featherstone,   b. 25 May 1874, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1945, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Joseph Frederick Featherstone,   b. 26 Jun 1881, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1955, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. James Featherstone,   b. 05 Nov 1884, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1895, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F3186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    image
    image
    Thomas Featherstone 1834-1918

  • Sources 
    1. [S1081] Genealogical record of Thomas Featherstone of Amer, Thomas Featherstone, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1995), Film #1598372 Item 1., Thomas Featherstone birth date, 16 Sep 1834, Kegworth, Leic estershire,England (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3.333}

    2. [S1072] Utah, Utah, Lehi - 1870 - Federal Census, Utah, Utah, Lehi, (www.ancestry.com), 10, Thomas Featherstone, 36, brickmason, born in England (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3.333}

    3. [S1080] Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Elwood Esshom, (Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Co., 1913. FHL Book$979.2 D3e 1966), FHL Book $979.2 D3e 1966., 868 (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3.333}

    4. [S1095] Featherstone Society Member #32, Lee Drew, Compiler: W Paul Featherstone, (2011) (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.111}

    5. [S1841] 1841 Census England & Wales, (2008), 1841 census HO107/594/28/47/2
      London Road, Kegworth, Leicestershire
      John Featherstone 30 frame work knitter y
      Eliza Featherstone 30 n tick for "whether born in Scotland, Ireland orForeign Parts"
      Stephen Featherstone 9 y
      Thomas Featherstone 5 y
      Joseph Featherstone 4 y
      Elizabeth Featherstone 3mo y
      William Featherstone 65 n tick for "whether born in Scotland, Ireland orForeign Parts".

    6. [S1081] Genealogical record of Thomas Featherstone of Amer, Thomas Featherstone, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1995), Film #1598372 Item 1., Thomas Featherstone, ordination to office of Deacon.

    7. [S1095] Featherstone Society Member #32, Lee Drew, Compiler: W Paul Featherstone, (2011) (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1.1.1}

    8. [S1081] Genealogical record of Thomas Featherstone of Amer, Thomas Featherstone, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1995), Film #1598372 Item 1., Thomas Featherstone, ordination to office of Elder (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3.333}

    9. [S1081] Genealogical record of Thomas Featherstone of Amer, Thomas Featherstone, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1995), Film #1598372 Item 1., Thomas Featherstone, notes on moving.

    10. [S1081] Genealogical record of Thomas Featherstone of Amer, Thomas Featherstone, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1995), Film #1598372 Item 1., Thomas Featherstone, notes on moving (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3.3.3}

    11. [S1095] Featherstone Society Member #32, Lee Drew, Compiler: W Paul Featherstone, (2011), Pioneers & Prominent Men of Utah, pg 868

      FEATHERSTONE, THOMAS (son of John Featherstone and Eliza Berkinshaw ofKegworth, Leicestershire, Eng.). Born Sept. 15, 1834, at Kegworth. Cameto Utah Sept. 11, 1857. Married Emma Smith Jan. 11, 1853 (daughter ofJohn Smith and Mary Ann Gauntly), who was born Aug. 9, 1832, Nottingham,Eng., and died April 12, 1913. Their children: John T. b. Nov. 16, 1853,d. Feb. 22, 1854; William Edwin b. July 12, 1856, d. Aug. 24, 1864; MaryAnn b. Nov. 1859, (d. June 1, 1907), m. Hyrum Hoggard; Franklin Josephb. Dec. 26, 1861, m. Martha Larson; Thomas b. Oct. 23, 1864, m. MaryBoley; Stephen b. July 9, 1867, d. May 17, 1912, m. Charlotte Rushton;Elizabeth b. Oct. 17, 1870, d. May 14, 1900, m. Frank Walker. Familyhome American Fork, Utah. Married Martha Richards July 12, 1866, SaltLake City (daughter of Isaac Richards and Ann Toulson), who was bornDec. 4, 1844, Attenborough, Derbyshire, Eng., and came to Utah 1864,John J. Rawlins company. Their children: John b. July 10, 1869, d. July11, 1869; Heber Chase b. May 25, 1874, m. Celestial Brown 1894; JosephF. b. June 26, 1881, m. Marie Snow; James b. Nov. 5, 1884, d. Oct. 21,1895. Settled at American Fork 1857. Seventy and high priest. (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1...1}

    12. [S1082] Deseret News, Deseret News, ((Salt Lake City, Utah), Salt Lake City, Utah, -2014), 25 Jul 1867 - Correspondence column from American Fork, Uta h.

    13. [S1075] Utah, Utah, American Fork - 1880 - Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 10th census, 1880, (Washington : National Archives and Records Service, [19--]), 1255339., Thos. Featherston, 46, ENG, National Archives Film T9-1338 , Page 277D.

    14. [S1081] Genealogical record of Thomas Featherstone of Amer, Thomas Featherstone, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1995), Film #1598372 Item 1., Thomas Featherstone, ordination to office of Seventy (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3.333}

    15. [S1081] Genealogical record of Thomas Featherstone of Amer, Thomas Featherstone, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1995), Film #1598372 Item 1., Thomas Featherstone, ordination to office of High Priest (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3.333}

    16. [S1076] Utah, Utah, American Fork - 1900 - Federal Census, Utah, Utah, American Fork, (www.ancestry.com), Thomas Featherstone, 65, born in Sep 1835 in England (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3.333}

    17. [S1077] Utah, Utah, American Fork - 1910 - Federal Census, Utah, Utah American Fork, (www.ancestry.com), Thomas Featherstone, 75, farmer, born in England (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3.333}

    18. [S1074] Utah, Utah, American Fork - American Fork Cemetery, Utah, Utah, American Fork, American Fork Cemetery, Thomas Featherstone tombstone (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3.33.}

    19. [S1095] Featherstone Society Member #32, Lee Drew, Compiler: W Paul Featherstone, (2011) (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 1111.}

    20. [S1081] Genealogical record of Thomas Featherstone of Amer, Thomas Featherstone, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1995), Film #1598372 Item 1., Marriage, «b»Thomas Featherstone & Emma Smith«/b», 11 Jan 1 853, St.Mary's, Nottingham, Nottingham, England (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3333.}

    21. [S1080] Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Elwood Esshom, (Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Co., 1913. FHL Book$979.2 D3e 1966), FHL Book $979.2 D3e 1966., 868 (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3333.}

    22. [S1095] Featherstone Society Member #32, Lee Drew, Compiler: W Paul Featherstone, (2011) (Reliability: 1).
      {TMG Surety 11111}

    23. [S1081] Genealogical record of Thomas Featherstone of Amer, Thomas Featherstone, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1995), Film #1598372 Item 1., Marriage: Thomas Featherstone & Martha Richards, 23 Jul 1866.