Hyrum King Elmer

Male4 June 1816–30 September 1909

Brief Life History of Hyrum King

When Hyrum King Elmer was born on 4 June 1816, in Norwich, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, John Elmer, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Polly Peake, was 31. He married Lucinda Elmer on 3 June 1840, in Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Lee, Lee, Oneida, New York, United States in 1850 and Payson Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 30 September 1909, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum King Elmer
Mary H Huffman
Marriage: 9 June 1845
Son Elmer
Francis Marion Elmer
Cynthia Elmer
Sally Elmer
Mary Elizabeth Elmer
Diana Elmer
Tryphena Elmer
Ursula Lovina Elmer
Almira Jane Elmer
Lucina Elmer
Hyrum John Elmer
Roxy Ann Elmer

Sources (36)

  • Hyrum Elmer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hiram Elmer, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Hyrum King Elmer, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1845Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

    Age 18

    The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 


    Age 30

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    History of Hyrum King Elmer

    Hiram was born 4 June , 1816, at Norwich, Orange, Vermont. He was the son of John Elmer, a pioneer of 1852 who was born 1776 at Somers, Connecticut. His mother, Sally Peake, was born at Pomfret, Woods …

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