Reuben Gurr

27 December 1849–10 September 1926 (Age 76)
Bringelly, New South Wales, Australia

The Life Summary of Reuben

When Reuben Gurr was born on 27 December 1849, in Bringelly, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Enoch Eldridge Gurr, was 36 and his mother, Ruth Buckman, was 40. He married Elzadia Emiline Miles on 30 November 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1889 and Colonia Pacheco, Chihuahua, Mexico in 1899. He registered for military service in 1866. In 1880, at the age of 31, his occupation is listed as farmer in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States. He died on 10 September 1926, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Richfield City Cemetery, Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Reuben Gurr
Margaret Marsh
Marriage: 2 January 1878
Reuben Marsh Gurr
Clarissa Gurr
Margaret Susanna Gurr
Nellie Ann Gurr
Wallace Marsh Gurr
Ruth Gurr
Maud Gurr
Mary Elizabeth Gurr
Addie May Gurr
Wilford Marsh Gurr Sr
Violet Gurr
Thomas Marsh Gurr
Angus Marsh Gurr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1878St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1850 · California Is Admitted to Union
    Age 1
    California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 21
    British troops withdraw from Australia.

    Name Meaning

    German: derisive nickname for a useless person or a wicked woman, from Middle High German gurre ‘bad mare’.English (Kent and Middlesex): variant of Gower or Gore .

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

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    REUBEN GURR (1849-1926) - Life History

    This history compiled by Melba Edwards Carter for her mother, Addie May Gurr Edwards (Reuben’s daughter), her brothers and sisters and their families as a tribute and honor to Reuben Gurr--truly one w …

    Sources (44)

    • Reuben Gurr in entry for Addie May Gurr, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Reuban Gurr, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Reuben Gurr in entry for Thomas Marsh Gurr and Mary Ann Edwards, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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