Orville Eugene Hartwell

12 July 1852–23 April 1916 (Age 63)
Platte River, Saunders, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Orville Eugene

When Orville Eugene Hartwell was born on 12 July 1852, in Platte River, Saunders, Nebraska, United States, his father, Elliott Hartwell, was 33 and his mother, Hortense Rogers, was 24. He married Ada Eugenia Druce on 6 December 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 23 April 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orville Eugene Hartwell
Ada Eugenia Druce
Marriage: 6 December 1876
Ada May Hartwell
Orville Eugene Hartwell
Ida Eugenia Hartwell
Beulah Helen Hartwell
Louise Hortense Hartwell
Gertrude Hartwell
Roscoe Earl Hartwell
Fred Grant Hartwell
Claire Alene Hartwell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 18
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands): habitational name from any of several places called Hartwell (Staffordshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Sussex, and Devon), all named with Old English heorot ‘hart, stag’ + wella ‘well, spring, stream’.

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

    Sources (32)

    • Orvill Hartwell in entry for Hartwell, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Orval Hartwell, "United States Census, 1880"
    • O.E Hartwell in entry for Fred G. Hartwell and Pearl I. Bench, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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