Ezra Milton Barrus

9 November 1879–13 August 1961 (Age 81)
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Ezra Milton

When Ezra Milton Barrus was born on 9 November 1879, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Orrin Eleazer Barrus, was 34 and his mother, Emma Catherine Wilson, was 23. He married Anna Eliza McBride on 29 November 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Contra Costa, California, United States in 1940. He died on 13 August 1961, in Gooding, Gooding, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Gooding, Gooding, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Milton Barrus
Anna Eliza McBride
Marriage: 29 November 1905
Violet Lorene Barrus
Ezra McClain Barrus
Kathryn Naoma Barrus
Cathrine Norma Barrus
PFC James Orin Barrus
Irel Barrus
Vaughn Kimble Barrus
Wm Kimball Barres
Wallace McBride Barrus

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1905Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol
    Age 2
    On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.
    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 22
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Barrows .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Barrus, Ezra Family History, Compiled from Letters to Clain 1934-36

    INTRODUCTION These letters were written to me by members of my family during the years of 1934 to 1936, while I was in the mission field. These letters were stored in an old trunk for thirty-eight ye …

    Sources (33)

    • Ezra Barrus in entry for Violet Lerene Barrus, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Ezra Milton Barres, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Ezra M in entry for Ezra Mc Clain Barrus and Annie Maxine Egbert, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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