John Ebenezer Staker

17 March 1852–19 March 1896 (Age 44)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Ebenezer

When John Ebenezer Staker was born on 17 March 1852, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, John Staker, was 21 and his mother, Mary Ann Wiggins, was 18. He married Mary Ann Leavitt on 1 January 1874, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 19 March 1896, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ebenezer Staker
Mary Ann Leavitt
Marriage: 1 January 1874
John Nathaniel Staker
William Agusta Staker
Elsie Irene Staker
Mary Ellen Staker
George Henry Staker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1874Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 11
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    topographic name for someone who lived by a stake, from Middle English stake ‘stake’ (Old English staca) + -er. Compare Stake .occupational name for someone who made wooden stakes or who drove them into the ground, from an agent derivative of Middle English stake ‘stake’ (Old English staca). Compare Stake .English:

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

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    Story Highlight


                John Ebenezer Staker was born 17 March 1852 in Pottawattamie County, Iowa to John and Mary AnnWiggins Staker.  He was only three months old when they came to Utah Territory.              H …

    Sources (11)

    • John E Staker in household of John Staker, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Staker in entry for Mary D. Hunter, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • E John Staker, "United States Census, 1880"

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