Agnes McDonald McMurrin

25 January 1873–17 April 1946 (Age 73)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Agnes McDonald

When Agnes McDonald McMurrin was born on 25 January 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph McMurrin Jr, was 51 and her mother, Jeanette Irvine, was 18. She married William Gailey Sears on 8 April 1897, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 17 April 1946, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Gailey Sears
Agnes McDonald McMurrin
Marriage: 8 April 1897

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 April 1897Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    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.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 2
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 23
    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

    Irish: variant of McMorran .

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of the Life of Agnes M Sears

    [NOTE: This history was found in a large collection of genealogical records left by Jannette Davis Boyce Bosworth (1908-1996). The original document or a copy thereof is in the possession of Tim Swain …

    Sources (20)

    • Agnes M Sears in household of William G Sears, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Agnes M. Mcmurrin, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Agnes Mcmurrin Sears, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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