Eli Kilbourn

11 September 1840–6 March 1907 (Age 66)
Scott, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Eli

When Eli Kilbourn was born on 11 September 1840, in Scott, Illinois, United States, his father, Ozias C Kilbourn Jr., was 30 and his mother, Electa Granteer, was 28. He married Olive Sophronia Stoker on 16 November 1862, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 6 March 1907, in Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli Kilbourn
Olive Sophronia Stoker
Marriage: 16 November 1862
William Eli Kilbourn
Olive Sophronia Kilbourn
Sarah Jane Kilburn or Kilbourn
Ozias Stoker Kilburn
Albert Hastings Kilburn
Electa Rebecca Kilburn
John Junius Kilbourn
Mervyn E. Kilbourn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1862Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 8
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Leicestershire): variant of Kilburn .Possibly also an Americanized form of German Kühlborn: habitational name from a place so named in former East Prussia; the meaning of the name being kühl ‘cool’ + born ‘well, spring’.

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Eli Kilbourn, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Eli Kilbourn in entry for William Eli Kilbourn, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Eli Killburn in household of Ozias Killburn, "United States Census, 1860"

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