John Chevalier De La Mare

8 April 1859–17 October 1936 (Age 77)
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Chevalier De La

When John Chevalier De La Mare was born on 8 April 1859, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Philip De La Mare, was 36 and his mother, Marie Chevalier, was 36. He married Agnes McGavin McKendrick on 12 February 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Marion, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1910. His occupation is listed as farmer, postmaster, mayor in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States. He died on 17 October 1936, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Chevalier De La Mare
Agnes McGavin McKendrick
Marriage: 12 February 1880
Mae Agnes De La Mare
John Francis De La Mare
Mary De La Mare
Robert Guy De La Mare
Wilford McKendrick De La Mare
Thurman Chevalier De La Mare
Willard De La Mare
Phyllis De La Mare
Wendell Philip De La Mare
Jennings De La Mare
LeGrand De La Mare

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 4
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Americo, Cesareo, Fernando, Ines, Javier, Jose, Marcos. Portuguese Henrique. Italian Antonio, Gino, Olindo, Silvio, Vito. Dutch Andries.Italian: topographic name for someone living by the sea, from mare ‘sea’.English: variant of Mear .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mayor of Tooele, Mission to Alabama

    John C. DeLaMare served as Mayor of Tooele twice. The first time was from 1898 to 1901, before the family’s move to Idaho, and the second was from 1932 to 1933, after he had moved back to Tooele from …

    Sources (36)

    • John C De La Mare in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • John C De La Mare, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Jno C. De Lamare in entry for Robert Guy De Lamare and Mary Frances Wills, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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