Elmer Broadhead

Brief Life History of Elmer

When Elmer Broadhead was born on 19 February 1873, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, his father, Robert Broadhead, was 36 and his mother, Alice Clegg, was 26. He married Elizabeth Marshall McAffee on 27 April 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 11 July 1938, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Broadhead
1873–1938
Elizabeth Marshall McAffee
1878–1939
Marriage: 27 April 1898
Elmer Broadhead
1899–1958
Hurven Broadhead
1900–1965
Pearl Broadhead
1903–1903
Alwin Broadhead
1905–1981
Mabel Broadhead
1907–1992
Robert Roy Broadhead
1909–1988
Vera Broadhead
1912–1989
Dean Broadhead
1915–1976
Lynn Broadhead
1917–1973
Grant Broadhead
1919–1994
Broadhead
1922–1922

Sources (60)

  • Elmer Broadhead, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elmer Broadhead, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Elmer Broadhead, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a broad headland, from Middle English brod ‘wide, broad’ (Old English brād) + Middle English heved, hed ‘head, headland’ (Old English hēafod).

English: nickname from northern Middle English brad + hed, heved ‘broad head’ (Old English brād + hēafod).

Americanized form of German Breithaupt or any of the cognates in other languages.

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

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My name is Vicki Broadhead Swope, I am a great granddaughter of Robert Broadhead. If "Aunt Lizzie Broadhead"[Elizabeth McAffee Broadhead] being the lady in this photo, then we can assume that her hus …

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