Ira Bartlett Elmer

2 August 1823–20 June 1903 (Age 79)
Norwich, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Ira Bartlett

When Ira Bartlett Elmer was born on 2 August 1823, in Norwich, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, John Elmer, was 46 and his mother, Sarah Polly Peake, was 39. He married Evaline Elizabeth Wright on 3 November 1842, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Arizona, United States for about 6 years and Graham, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1900. He died on 20 June 1903, in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Thatcher Cemetery, Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Bartlett Elmer
Sarah Selena Leicht
Marriage: 13 June 1870
Arthusa Elmer
Mary Ellen Elmer
John William Elmer
Lusina Elmer
George Ira Elmer
Brigham Bartlet Elmer
David Henry Elmer
Amelia Elmer
Eva Elmer
Heber Elmer
Ann Selenah Elmer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1870Graham, Arizona, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed
    Age 11
    The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Life of Mary Ann Hunt

    Life History of Mary Ann Hunt By Linda Seymour Cole (3rd great Grandaughter) Prepared for the Elmer Family Reunion, Safford, Arizona—October 2008 Prologue: After moving to Utah years ago, I became in …

    Sources (74)

    • Ira Bartlett Elmer in entry for Heber Elmer, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Ira Elmore, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ira Elmore, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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