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Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock (1854 – 1935) &

Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock (1854 – 1935) &
Ebenezer (Ted) John Watson (1848-1891

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  • PIONEER HISTORY OF Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock (1854 – 1935) Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock Born: 19 July 1854: Two Waters (Watford), Hertfordshire, England Died: 22 Jun: 1935: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah Parents: FATHER: William Peacock (1810-18750 & MOTHER: Phyllis Hyom (1810-1890) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watford Watford is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England situated 21 miles northwest of London. The borough lies just to the north of Greater London. Watford remained an agricultural community with some cottage industry for many centuries. The Industrial Revolution brought the Grand Junction Canal in 1798 and the London and Birmingham Railway in 1837, both located here for the same reasons the road had followed centuries before, seeking an easy gradient over the Chiltern Hills. By mid 1800’s Watford was a fairly cosmopolitan town. 1861 England Census Citation Ancestry.com William Peacock - age 50, Philis Peacock - age 50, Annie Peacock - age 19, Emily Peacock - age 17, Martha Peacock - age 11, Thomas Peacock - age 9, Clara Peacock - age 6
  • PEACOCK FAMILY EMIGRATION William Peacock Jr. <1810> Departed: England: 6 Jun 1866, Ship: “St Mark” Arrived: SLC, Utah: 5 Oct 1866 with A.H. Scott Co Phyllis Hyom Peacock <1810> Departed: England: 6 Jun 1866, Ship: “St Mark” (Not on ship’s roster) Arrived: SLC, Utah: 22 Oct 1866, A Lowery Co. CHILDREN 1- William John /Peacock<1834> Died England 2 May 1849 (drowned) 14 yr. 8 mo. old 2 - Harriet Louisa Peacock<Nov 1836> Departed: England: 4 Jun 1863, Ship “Amazon” . Arrived: SLC, Utah: 1863, 3 to 15 Oct 1863 with Unknown Co 3- Alfred James Peacock<1838> Departed: England: 4 May 1856, Ship: “Thornton” 12 Oct. 1856 Leaves the Willie’s 4th Handcart Co. at Fort Laramie. Little known about him after leaving the 4th Handcart Co. 4- John Peacock<1839> Died: England 22 May 1852, Abt 12 ½ yrs. old. 5- Mary Ann “Annie” Peacock* <1842> Emigrated during 1863 Ship Unknown – Probably “Amazon” Arrived SLC, Utah: 4 October 1863, Horton D. Haight Company 6- Emily Ellen Peacock<1844> Departed: England: 16 May 1861, Ship: “Monarch of the Sea” Arrived: SLC, Utah: 12 Sept. 1861, John R. Murcock Co 7- Martha Peacock<1848> > With Parents Departed: England: 6 Jun 1866, Ship: “St Mark” (Not on ship’s roster) Arrived: SLC, Utah: 22 Oct 1866, A Lowery Co. 8- Thomas Joseph Peacock<1851> > With Parents Departed: England: 6 Jun 1866, Ship: “St Mark” Arrived: SLC, Utah: 5 Oct 1866 with A.H. Scott Co 9- Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock<1854> > With Parents Departed: England: 6 Jun 1866, Ship: “St Mark” Arrived: SLC, Utah: 5 Oct 1866 with A.H. Scott Co. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock Immigration to U.S.A. 1866 @ age 12 years Along with her Mother, Father, Brother Thomas and Sister Martha 6 Jun 1866 Departed: Liverpool, England aboard the ship “St Mark” 24 Jul 1866 Arrived: New York, New York, USA 26 Jul 1866 Departed: New York 3 Aug 1866 Arrived: Wyoming, Nebraska 8 Aug 1866 Departed: Wyoming, Nebraska with Scott Co. 8 Oct 1866 Arrived: Salt Lake City, Utah with Scott Co. After arriving in Utah the family located to Smithfield, Cache County, Utah Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock’s living sisters and brother, Alfred, had immigrated to Utah earlier. At the time, most were living in Smithfield, Utah. 1870 "United States Census", William Peacock in household of William Peacock, Utah, United States. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MNCR-K2K Name: William Peacock Estimated Birth Year: 1810 Gender: Male Age in 1870: 60y Color: White, Birthplace: England Home in 1870: Smithfield, Utah, United States Household Gender Age Birthplace William Peacock M 60y England Phillis Peacock F 60y England Thomas Peacock M 19y England Clara Peacock F 16y England About 1875 Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock MARRIED Ebenezer (Ted) John Watson Ebenezer (Ted) John Watson Birth 21 July 1848 Thatcham, Berkshire, England Death 5 AUG 1891 Salt Lake City, S.L., UT CHILDREN Edward H Watson became geologist for the Utah Oil Refining company Birth: 11 October 1884 Bellevue, Blaine, Idaho Death: 13 April 1959 Burial: 16 Apr 1959 Salt Lake City, Utah Sella Irena Watson Birth 1886 Hamilton, Idaho Death: 23 Nov 1891 Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock Watson Possessed a love for music and a strong desire for education, she entered St Mark’s school in 1874, where she worked her way through, later teaching at the school in association with Miss Joan H. Van Rensaeler and Rev. G.D.B. Miller, Episcopal bishop and principal of the school. A number of prominent men and women of the city today were pupils of Mrs. Watson. St. Mark's School, which was founded in Salt Lake City by Episcopal Bishop Daniel Sylvester Tuttle in 1867. St. Mark's School was closed in the early 1890s. However its sister school, Rowland Hall, remained open.
  • Abt 1875, She married E.J. Watson, mining engineer and one of the discoverers of the Utah mine at Fish Springs. He was killed accidentally in 1891 at Point Lookout, near Vernon on the Old Overland Trail. The same year, 1891, she lost her mother (Phyllis Hyom Peacock), a brother (Alfred James Peacock) and a daughter (Sella Irena Watson). Undismayed, she became associated with the Walker Brothers Dry Goods Company and became a successful business woman, winning many friends in her new position. Walker Brothers Dry Goods Store - E. 200 South and S. Main St., Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah http://www.markeroni.com/catalog/display.php?code=UT_MSM_00002 http://dp.la/search?subject=Walker+Brothers+Dry+Goods+Company Until 1929 she did considerable traveling in the United States, Europe and Alaska, always traveling unaccompanied
  • Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock Watson: Died: 22 Jun: 1935: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah
  • Private Funeral Services Set for Pioneer Teacher Last Tribute Will Be Paid Salt Lake Woman, Tuesday Private funeral services for Mrs. Clara E Watson, 78, former teacher at the old St. Mark’s Episcopal school, Salt Lake City, and employed for 18 years by the Walker Brothers Dry Goods company, will be conducted Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at the White Chapel Mortuary by Bishop June B. Sharp of the Thirty first L.D.S. ward. Mrs. Watson died Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at her home, 1033 Lake Street of ailments incident to age. She was born July 19, 1856 in England. With her parents, William and Phyllis Peacock she emigrated to Utah in 1866, locating at Smithfield. Possessed of a love for music and a strong desire for education, she entered St Mark’s school in 1874, where she worked her way through, later teaching at the school in association with Miss Joan H. Van Rensaeler and Rev. G.D.B. Miller, Episcopal bishop and principal of the school. A number of prominent men and women of the city today were pupils of Mrs. Watson. She married E.J. Watson, mining engineer and one of the discoverers of the Utah mine at Fish Springs. He was killed accidentally in 1891 at Point Lookout, near Vernon on the Old Overland Trail. The same year she lost her mother, a brother and a daughter. Undismayed, she became associated with the Walker Brothers Dry Goods company and became a successful business woman, winning many friends in her new position. Until 1929 she did considerable traveling in the United States, Europe and Alaska, always traveling unaccompanied Surviving is a son, Ed H. Watson former geologist for the Utah Oil Refining company.
  • https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F852-M76 Death & Burial Name: Clara Elizabeth Jane Watson, Gender: Female Birth Date: 19 Jul 1856, Birthplace: Two-Waters, Hertfordshire, England Occupation: Housewife, Race: White Marital Status: Widowed, Spouse's Name: Edward J. Watson Death Date: 22 Jun 1935, Death Place: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, Age: 78 Burial Date: 25 Jun 1935, Burial Place: Salt Lake City Father's Name: William Peacock, Father's Birthplace: England Mother's Name: Phyllis Hyon, Mother's Birthplace: England Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B58346-3, System Origin: Utah-EASy Source Film Number: 26568, Reference Number: cn 1058 Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock Watson 1854-1935 Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com/cgi- bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=89066554&PIpi=59016818 Clara Elizabeth Jane Watson Birth: Jul. 19, 1856 Two Waters Foot, Hertfordshire, England Death: 1935, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Father: William Peacock Mother: Phyllis Hyom Spouse: Edward J. Watson Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery , Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Plot: L_16_15_2W ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Clara Elizabeth Jane Peacock Andrew H. Scott Company (1866) Individual Information Birth Date 19 July 1854 Death Date 22 June 1935 Gender female Age 12 Her birth and death dates are confirmed by her death certificate. Sources "Private Funeral Service Set for Pioneer Teacher," Salt Lake Tribune, 24 June 1935, 5. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Death Cert: 22 June 1935 http://thoth.library.utah.edu:1701/primo_library/libweb/action/dlDisplay.do?vid=MWDL&docId=digcoll_usa_2 4152706&fromSitemap=1&afterPDS=true
  • Death Cert: 22 June 1935 https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NQ4P-VFN Clara Elizabeth Jane Watson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908-1949" Name: Clara Elizabeth Jane Watson Event Date: 22 Jun 1935 Event Type: Death Event Place: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Gender: Female Age: 78 Marital Status: Widowed Race: White Birth Date: 19 Jul 1856 Birthplace: Two Waters Hertfordshire, England Father's Name: William Peacock Mother's Name: Phyllis Hyom Spouse's Name: Edward J Watson Document Type: Certificate of Death Utah Office of Vital Records and Statistics. Death Certificates, 1905-1958 http://thoth.library.utah.edu:1701/primo_library/libweb/action/dlDisplay.do?vid=MWDL&doc Id=digcoll_usa_24152706&fromSitemap=1&afterPDS=true