Joseph Elmer Bair

19 December 1862–4 April 1957 (Age 94)
Eaton, Preble, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Elmer

When Joseph Elmer Bair was born on 19 December 1862, in Eaton, Preble, Ohio, United States, his father, Henry Bare, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Crowell, was 22. He married Eliza Rushton Moss on 28 November 1888, in Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1930 and South Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 4 April 1957, in Nyssa, Malheur, Oregon, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Elmer Bair
Eliza Rushton Moss
Marriage: 28 November 1888
Daniel Henry Bair
Joseph Leroy Bair
Wilford Clyde Bair
Irene Bair
Eugene Moroni Bair
Elmer Owen Bair
Harold Moss Bair
Neva Eliza Melvina Rebecca Bair
Leila Iris Bair
Howard Ray Bair
James Golden Bair
Gladys Bair
Elwood Freeman Bair
Ruth Bair

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1888Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Bountiful Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 1
    The Bountiful Tabernacle was dedicated by Heber C. Kimball and was one of the first Tabernacles in the territory of Utah. Today the Tabernacle is used to house three wards and the Bountiful stake offices. The building was renovated in 1983 after the ceiling collapsed.
    Age 27
    Historical Boundaries - 1889: Malheur, Oregon, United States

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Baer .

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

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    Story Highlight

    History Written by Elmer Bair

    History written by Elmer Bair, son of Joseph Elmer Bair and Eliza Rushton Moss. Taken from his book: “Elmer Bair’s Story 1899 to 1987” by Elmer O. Bair, copyright 1987. Chapter 1. Like Nephi of old …

    Sources (80)

    • Joseph Elmer Bair in entry for Honor Bair, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Joseph E Bair, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Joseph E in entry for Elwood F Bair and Alta Mae Sill, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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