John Foulger

4 Aug 1820 - 23 Jun 1889


John Foulger

4 Aug 1820 - 23 Jun 1889
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Obituary: Foulger - John Foulger, who was born August 4, 1820, at Harleston, Norfolk, England, died at his residence in the Twenty-first ward, on Sunday, June 23, at 2:55 a.m. He was a quiet, industrious and respectable citizen, and was deservedly beloved by his family and numerous friends. He embra
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John Foulger


Salt Lake City Cemetery

200-250 N St
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
United States

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Father Aged 89 Years Mother Age 74 Years


June 23, 2013


June 19, 2013

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Obituary: Foulger - John Foulger, who was born August 4, 1820, at Harleston, Norfolk, England, died at his residence in the Twenty-first ward, on Sunday, June 23, at 2:55 a.m. He was a quiet, industrious and respectable citizen, and was deservedly beloved by his family and numerous friends. He embraced the gospel in London, England, and was baptized January 1, 1867. He came to Utah in 1868. Two years ago last May he paid a visit to his relatives in the old country, returning in the fall of the same year. He was afflicted with asthma, and his health has been gradually failing for some time, until he was relieved from his sufferings by the hand of death. It is not known that he has a single enemy. He leaves a wife, six sons and one daughter, and forty living grandchildren, who are greatly afflicted at his loss. The funeral will take place from the Twenty-first ward meeting house, on Tuesday, June 25, at 5 p.m. Friends of the family are respectfully invited.

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John Foulger was born on 4 Aug 1820
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John Foulger was 20 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
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John Foulger was 54 years old when Winston Churchill, English colonel, journalist, and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965) Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as Member of Parliament (MP). Ideologically an economic liberal and British imperialist, he began and ended his parliamentary career as a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955, but for twenty years from 1904 he was a prominent member of the Liberal Party.
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John Foulger died on 23 Jun 1889 at the age of 68
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