Everett Harland Ormsbee

25 October 1871–19 November 1970 (Age 99)
Malden, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Everett Harland

When Everett Harland Ormsbee was born on 25 October 1871, in Malden, Bureau, Illinois, United States, his father, David Story Ormsbee, was 28 and his mother, Betsey Gates, was 30. He married Edith May Hockett on 24 February 1897, in Harvard, Clay, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Fruitvale, Mesa, Colorado, United States for about 10 years and Election District T, Denver, Colorado, United States in 1940. He died on 19 November 1970, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Orchard Mesa, Mesa, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Everett Harland Ormsbee
Edith May Hockett
Marriage: 24 February 1897
Ervin Merle Ormsbee
Floyd Verner Ormsbee
Velma Eunice Ormsbee
Glen Leroy Ormsbee
Evelyn Margeriette Ormsbee
Oren David Ormsbee
Seth Oswald Ormsbee

Spouse and Children

24 February 1897
Harvard, Clay, Nebraska, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1882: Gunnison, Colorado, United States; 1883: Mesa, Colorado, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 27

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Ormsby .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

A Letter To Great Grandpa (1871 -1970)

October 1, 2019 Hi Grandpa, EHO, Everett Harland Ormsbee, Great Grandpa, Thank you so much for allowing my family: Harland (Daddy), Dorothy (Mother), Patty (me), Donna, Jim, Karen and Ed to come …

Sources (3)

  • Everett H Ormsbee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Everett H Ormal*, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Everett Ormsbee, "United States Census, 1940"

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