Cynthia Elmer

13 May 1850–20 January 1921 (Age 70)
Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Cynthia

When Cynthia Elmer was born on 13 May 1850, in Lee, Iowa, United States, her father, Hyrum King Elmer, was 33 and her mother, Mary H Huffman, was 21. She married Joseph Smith Jones on 8 February 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 20 January 1921, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Jones
Cynthia Elmer
Marriage: 8 February 1868
Joseph Hyrum Jones
Henry Francis Jones
Mary Etta Jones
William Vernon Jones
John Smith Jones
Sarah Elizabeth Jones
Laura Jane Jones
Cynthia Almira Jones
Lovina Ursula Jones
Elmer Ellis Jones
James Franklin Jones
Charles Heber Jones

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
    Age 6
    William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    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: variant of Elmore .English: habitational name from Elmer in Middleton (Sussex), probably named with Old English ǣl ‘eel’ + mere ‘pool’.German: topographic name for someone living near elm trees, from Middle High German elm ‘elm tree’.

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

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    History of Joseph Smith Jones

    Joseph Smith Jones, son of James Miller Jones and Mary Ann Partridge, was born 29 October 1845 at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. Joseph was seven years old when he crossed the plains in a hand c …

    Sources (46)

    • Cynthia Elmer in entry for Mary Etta Mikesell, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Cynth Jones in household of Joseph S Jones, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Cynthia E Jones, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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