Elizabeth Cross Ure

26 January 1879–16 December 1953 (Age 74)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Cross

When Elizabeth Cross Ure was born on 26 January 1879, in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Daniel Ure, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Mclelland, was 26. She died on 16 December 1953, at the age of 74.

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Daniel Ure
Elizabeth Mclelland
William Ure
Thomas McLelland Ure
Elizabeth Cross Ure
Alexander McLelland Ure
Catherine Ure

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Ure


    Elizabeth Mclelland




World Events (8)


Age 5

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Age 6

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.
1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 23

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from the Older Scots personal name Ure, a variant of Ivor.2 Norwegian: habitational name from a place in Hordaland, probably named in Old Norse Urðvin, a compound of urð ‘scree’, ‘rock-strewn slope’ + vin ‘meadow’.

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

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