Cleon Elmer

25 May 1802–27 February 1878 (Age 75)
Ashfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Cleon

When Cleon Elmer was born on 25 May 1802, in Ashfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Gad Elmer, was 41 and his mother, Anna Phillips, was 39. He married Emily Clark on 1 January 1827, in Buckland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 27 February 1878, in Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Nephi City Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Cleon Elmer
Emily Clark
Marriage: 1 January 1827
Fanny Elmer
Raymond Elmer
Edcil Elmer
Harriet Elmer
Henry Harvey Elmer
Timothy Elmer
Martha Elmer
Mary Elmer
Edward Elmer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1827Buckland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · The U.S doubles in size
    Age 1
    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 23
    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.

    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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    Sources (13)

    • Cleon Elmer, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Cleon Elmer in entry for Eward Elmer, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Cleon Elmer, "United States Census, 1860"

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