Silas Horace Tracy

23 November 1830–28 July 1881 (Age 50)
Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Silas Horace

When Silas Horace Tracy was born on 23 November 1830, in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Caleb Tracy, was 44 and his mother, Susannah Colvin, was 43. He married Susan Almira Beebe on 17 June 1849, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 July 1881, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Horace Tracy
1830–1881
Susan Almira Beebe
1832–1906
Marriage: 17 June 1849
James Thomas Tracy
1850–1850
Lachonias Moroni Tracy
1851–1869
William Wilson Tracy
1853–1904
Eliza Ann Tracy
1854–1879
Susan Almira Tracy
1857–1881
Silas Horace Tracy Jr.
1858–1945
Caleb Edward Tracy
1859–1869
Sabra Sophronia Tracy
1862–1878
Abraham Tracy
1864–1865
John Mount Tracy
1865–1911
Warren Franklin Tracy
1867–1949
Ensign Lorenzo Tracy
1870–1955

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1849Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (17)

    +12 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 2
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 6
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1846
    Age 16
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Tracey .Irish: variant of Treacy .Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish name.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Tracey

    Story Highlight

    Silas Horace Tracy

    TRACY GENEALOGY: (Not sure about the validity of the story and accuracy of the family line that follows) The Tracy family in Utah began with the arrival of Moses Tracy and his wife Nancy Naomi Al …

    Sources (86)

    • Horace Tracy, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Horace Tracy in entry for Nancy Marinda Tracy Moyes, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Horrace Tracy in household of Jabes Durphy, "United States Census, 1850"

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