Alma Staker

15 June 1837–14 January 1932 (Age 94)
Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Alma

When Alma Staker was born on 15 June 1837, in Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States, his father, Nathan Staker, was 35 and his mother, Jane Richmond, was 26. He married Elizabeth Young on 7 February 1856, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Lawrence, Emery, Utah, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1905. He died on 14 January 1932, in St. Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Lawrence, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Staker
Elizabeth Young
Marriage: 7 February 1856
William Alma Staker
Elizabeth Jane Staker
Martha Ellen Staker
Anna Staker
Mary Staker
Elnora Sarah Staker
Lona May Staker
Hettie Mina Staker
Lona Bell Staker
Joseph Ether Staker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1856Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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

    Biography of Alma Staker written by Valera Filmore Larsen, Granddaughter

    At the time that the Prophet Joseph Smith and the Saints were living at Kirtland, Ohio, Parley P. Pratt, in company with other Mormon missionaries, went to Canada to preach the gospel. While at Picke …

    Sources (49)

    • Alma Staker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Alma Staker in entry for Hetta Staker Johnson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Alma Slaker in household of Nathan Slaker, "United States Census, 1850"

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