Reuben Emer Alvord

29 September 1872–19 December 1949 (Age 77)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Reuben Emer

When Reuben Emer Alvord was born on 29 September 1872, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Benjamin Bromley Alvord, was 37 and his mother, Malinda Melissa Crockett, was 35. He married Nettie Maren Wilde on 15 July 1896, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Box Elder Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900 and Farr West Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 19 December 1949, in Farr West, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Reuben Emer Alvord
Nettie Maren Wilde
Marriage: 15 July 1896
Norma Alvord
Lowell Reuben Alvord
Naoma Alvord

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 July 1896Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    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.
    1877 · Brigham Young's Last Public Sermon
    Age 5
    In 1877, Brigham Young gave his last public sermon in Brigham City.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 24
    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 (southwestern): variant of Alford 1; the spelling reflects the southwestern English dialect pronunciation.History: This surname was brought to North America by Alexander Alvord, who came from Devon or Somerset to Windsor, CT, c. 1645. He had many prominent descendants.

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

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    Sources (35)

    • Ruben E Alvord in entry for Alvord, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Reuben Emer Alvord, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • R E Alvord in entry for Lowell Alvord and Mable Marten, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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