Emma Grimmett

Female12 July 1842–29 June 1881

Brief Life History of Emma

When Emma Grimmett was born on 12 July 1842, in Naunton Beauchamp, Worcestershire, England, her father, John Grimmett, was 16 and her mother, Sarah Passey, was 24. She married John Alexander Egbert on 22 March 1860, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Ripple, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 29 June 1881, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Alexander Egbert
Emma Grimmett
Marriage: 22 March 1860
Sarah Zerelda Egbert
John Alma Egbert
Samuel Alexander Egbert
Emma Mariah Egbert
Martha Ann Egbert
Anna Generva Egbert
Rozena Egbert
Adelbert Leroy Egbert
Louis Edgar Egbert
Etna Lula Egbert

Sources (37)

  • Emma Passey in household of John Grimmett, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Emma Passey, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Emma Grimmet, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1860West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 1

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States* 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States *renamed Salt Lake in 1868

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 12

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning


    (West Midlands): from the Middle English male personal name Grimbald (see Grimble ) becoming, through French, Grimaud, Grimet. Alternatively, from a diminutive of Grim, a pet form of Grimbald (see Grimble ).

    from a Middle English personal name Grimwald representing Old Norse Grímólfr ‘fierce’ + ‘wolf’ through the substitution of the French suffix -aud.

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

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    Autobiography of Hyrum Grimmett (unedited) Everyone has ancestors and it may be reasonably presumed that each of us has approximately an equal number of them. And if each of us could trace back his fo …

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