David Sellers Airmet

Brief Life History of David Sellers

When David Sellers Airmet was born on 10 April 1857, in Shettleston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Douglas Airmet, was 22 and his mother, Ann Muir Sellers, was 22. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1866. He died on 12 December 1866, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 9, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Douglas Airmet
1834–1912
Ann Muir Sellers
1834–1921
David Sellers Airmet
1857–1866
Elizabeth Fisher Airmet
1858–1938
Susan Douglass Airmet
1861–1924
William Sellers Airmet
1864–1866
Jeanette Sellers Airmet
1866–1930
John Sellers Airmet
1869–1941
Annie Sellers Airmet
1871–1957
Elliott Seaton Airmet Sr
1873–1961
Joseph Sellers Airmet
1875–1875
Agnes Sellers Airmet
1878–1961
Millard Alexander Airmet
1881–1882

Sources (9)

  • David Airnet, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • David Airmet, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
  • David Sellers Airmet, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (4)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Biblical name, borne by the greatest of all the kings of Israel, whose history is recounted with great vividness in the first and second books of Samuel and elsewhere. As a boy he killed the giant Philistine Goliath with his slingshot. As king of Judah, and later of all Israel, he expanded the power of the Israelites and established the security of their kingdom. He was also noted as a poet, many of the Psalms being attributed to him. The Hebrew derivation of the name is uncertain; it is said by some to represent a nursery word meaning ‘darling’. It is a very popular Jewish name, but is almost equally common among Gentiles in the English-speaking world. It is particularly common in Wales and Scotland, having been borne by the patron saint of Wales ( see Dewi ) and by two medieval kings of Scotland.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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