George Albert Storrs

31 January 1825–1 September 1911 (Age 86)
Misson, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George Albert

When George Albert Storrs was born on 31 January 1825, in Misson, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Storrs, was 26 and his mother, Mary Jane Scott, was 24. He married Elizabeth Fincher on 24 January 1852. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States for about 25 years and Springville Ward 3, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. His occupation is listed as miller in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. He died on 1 September 1911, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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George Albert Storrs
Lydia Mary Kindred
Marriage: 29 June 1861
George Alfred Storrs
Lydia Amelia Storrs
Lavinia Storrs
Joseph Henry Storrs
John Wallace Storrs
Lillian K Storrs
William Scott Storrs
Eliza May Storrs
Harriet Luelia Storrs
Charles Arthur Storrs
Mary Storrs

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1861Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 8
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 29
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from one or more minor places in northern England and the North Midlands named with the singular or plural form of Middle English storth (Old Norse storth) ‘brushwood; young plantation’. In Lancashire these include Storrs (in Arkholme with Cawood), and in Yorkshire Storrs (in Bradfield), Storr Hill (in Wyke), Storthes Hall (near Huddersfield), and Dungworth Storrs (near Sheffield). In Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire the surname is associated with terrain on the western edge of Sherwood Forest.variant of Storr , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Mary Elizabeth Hilton was born in St. Louis, Missouri March 19, 1853. She was the daughter of Allen Hilton and Sarah Boardman. It took them nine months to come to Salt Lake City because of the poor …

    Sources (56)

    • George Storrs in entry for John Wallace Storrs, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Geo Stores, "United States Census, 1860"
    • George Storrs, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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