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John Sampson Hacking
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1835
City of Preston
Lancashire, England
Death: Jul. 27, 1917
Cedar Fort
Utah County
Utah, USA

Husband of Jane Clark Hacking.

Obituary from the Vernal, Utah, "Vernal Express" newspaper, dated August 10, 1917:


Special Correspondence

Cedar Fort, Aug 3. The funeral of John S. Hacking was held here July 31. Bishop J.E. Garn presiding, and Prest. Stephen L. Chipman of the Alpine Stake assisting. Music was furnished by Prof. J. E. Boshard, Miss Evans and Miss Mendenhall, all of Provo. The speakers were J.E. Garn, Prest. Stephen L. Chipman and Prest. George H Brimhall of the B.Y.U. All of them eulogized the character of the deceased. The floral offerings were many and beautiful.

John Hacking was born in Preston Lancashire England, Sept. 16, 1835. His father died when he was four years old leaving a widow and four small children in destitute circumstances. In the year 1839 the family embraced the gospel, and the next year the mother married John Fisher. When John S. Hacking was six years old he wound bobbins for his grandfather who was a weaver and when he was seven years old he worked in the cotton mill. When 11 years old he was chosen from among 360 boys to run the first self- acting spinning machine ever made. The family migrated to America in 1849 and reached Utah in 1851 locating first in American Fork. John S. Hacking traveled much and lived for short periods in various parts of the United States. At St. Louis he married Jane Clark, May 16, 1856. In September of that year the young couple settled in Cedar Fort which was their home thereafter.

John S. Hacking held several local offices, and was watermaster for 53 years. He was a veteran of the Black Hawk Indian War. His wife and three children preceded him in death. He is survived by 11 children 63 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren; also a half brother, Moroni Fisher. (Deseret News, 4 August 1917, page 10)

Vernal Express, August 10, 1917

Family links: 
  James Hacking (1802 - 1839)
  Jane P.H. Pearson Fisher (1808 - 1878)
  Jane Clark Hacking (1839 - 1913)*
  James Hacking (1856 - 1927)*
  Harriett Ambrosine Hacking (1858 - 1944)*
  Phebe Ann Hacking Merkley (1860 - 1934)*
  Jane Elizabeth Hacking Southam (1863 - 1890)*
  Eleanor Hacking Anderson (1865 - 1949)*
  John Sampson Hacking (1867 - 1947)*
  Henry Franklin Hacking (1869 - 1949)*
  Charles "Lorenzo" Hacking (1872 - 1896)*
  Joseph Pearson Hacking (1874 - 1944)*
  George Alfred Hacking (1876 - 1955)*
  Mary Emily Hacking (1878 - 1878)*
  Martha Caroline Hacking Cook (1880 - 1966)*
  Orson Ezra Hacking (1882 - 1974)*
  Thomas William Hacking (1885 - 1950)*
  James Hacking (1827 - 1898)*
  Alice Hacking (1830 - 1832)*
  Harriet Hacking Gates (1831 - 1853)*
  Jane Hacking O'Brien (1833 - 1901)*
  John Sampson Hacking (1835 - 1917)
  Ann Hacking (1838 - 1838)*
  Elizabeth Fisher (1842 - 1848)**
  Alice Fisher Goodale (1842 - 1879)**
  Moroni Fisher (1844 - 1929)**
  William Fisher (1849 - 1949)**
*Calculated relationship
"At Rest" and "Mother & Father"
Note: *graves also have a footstone for each.
Cedar Fort Cemetery
Cedar Fort
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: OSSW Jane Clark Hacking
Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
Record added: May 02, 2006
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John Sampson Hacking
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John Sampson Hacking
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