Esson George Moyer

29 April 1882–8 July 1943 (Age 61)
Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Esson George

When Esson George Moyer was born on 29 April 1882, in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Lytle Moyer, was 28 and his mother, Malinda Amelia Sherwood, was 22. He married Ethel Elizabeth Smith on 29 October 1904, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 8 July 1943, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Esson George Moyer
Ethel Elizabeth Smith
Marriage: 29 October 1904
Lytle Delmas Moyer
Max Smith Moyer

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah becomes a state
Age 14
After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center
Age 17
The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.

Name Meaning

(1997: 14444;2007: 27607; 2010: 37050)Americanized form of German Meyer or Mayer .French: status name for a sharecropper, from an angent derivative of Old French moie ‘half’.

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

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Sources (32)

  • Esson George Moyer, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • George Moyer, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
  • Esson George Moyer, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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