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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Elmer Broadhead
Elizabeth Marshall McAffee
Marriage: 27 April 1898
Elmer Broadhead
Hurven Broadhead
Pearl Broadhead
Alwin Broadhead
Mabel Broadhead
Robert Roy Broadhead
Vera Broadhead
Dean Broadhead
Lynn Broadhead
Grant Broadhead

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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