Thomas Samuel Court

4 March 1871–23 September 1957 (Age 86)
West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Samuel

When Thomas Samuel Court was born on 4 March 1871, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Owen Thomas Court, was 24 and his mother, Louisa Sarah Swinyard, was 19. He married Florence Ella Pratt on 21 November 1898, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Sweet Grass, Montana, United States in 1938 and lived in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada in 1926 and World for about 20 years. He died on 23 September 1957, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Samuel Court
Florence Ella Pratt
Marriage: 21 November 1898
Thomas Otis Court
Ralph Pratt Court
Byron Owen Court
Lowell John Court
Ward Louvi Court
Urban Delos Court
Samuel Lamar Court
Florence Court
Anna-Bell Court
Elmo Richard Court
Ruth Evol Court Quist
Robert Stanford Court

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    21 November 1898Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1872 · Yellowstone National Park Created
    Age 1
    President Ulysses S. Grant signed the law passed by congress on March 1 1872, making Yellowstone a National Park. The park covers parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.
    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.
    Age 23
    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic or occupational name from Middle English curt, court ‘large house’ (a word of the same ultimately Latin origin as 2 below), denoting someone who lived or worked in a manor house or castle, a courtly retainer.French: topographic name from Old French co(u)rt ‘court, farmyard’ (from Latin cohors, cors, genitive cohortis, cortis ‘court, farmyard, enclosure’).English and French: nickname for a physically small man, or ironically for a large man, from the adjective Middle English curt, Old French co(u)rt ‘short, small’ (from Latin curtus ‘curtailed, truncated, cut short, broken off’). Compare French Lecourt .

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

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    President Court Vai Sikahema For the Deseret News Aloha! The first Mormon missionaries who came to Tonga were Elders Brigham Smoot and Alva J. Butler, who arrived in Nuku'alofa on July 15, 1891 …

    Sources (74)

    • Thos H Court in entry for Court, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Thomas S Court, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Thomas S Court in entry for Otis T Court and Rose Brooks, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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