Everett Harland Ormsbee

Brief Life History 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 Colorado, United States in 1935 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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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

Sources (51)

  • Everett H Ormsbee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Decorative Marriage Certificate of Everett H Ormsbee & Edith May Hockett
  • Ormsbee, Seth O, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947

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1872 · The First National Park

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Historical Boundaries: 1882: Gunnison, Colorado, United States 1883: Mesa, Colorado, United States

1898 · War with the Spanish

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

English: variant of Ormsby .

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

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Hockett Family Reunion July 1925

Monitor, July 1925 HOCKETT FAMILY HOLDS REUNION A very pleasant reunion occurred last week when Mrs. M. A. Hockett met with her four sons and six daughters at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Hockett, w …

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