Ann Maria Elmer

7 June 1844–21 April 1898 (Age 53)
Boxford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann Maria

When Ann Maria Elmer was born on 7 June 1844, in Boxford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Elmer, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Blunden, was 19. She married William White Smith about 1866, in Boxford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. She died on 21 April 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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William White Smith
Ann Maria Elmer
Marriage: about 1866

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  • Marriage
    about 1866Boxford, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 17
    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Elmore .English: habitational name from Elmer in Middleton (Sussex), probably named with Old English ǣl ‘eel’ + mere ‘pool’.German: topographic name for someone living near elm trees, from Middle High German elm ‘elm tree’.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Ann Paxman in household of Elizabeth Paxman, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Ann Maria Elmer in household of Edward Elmer, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Annie Elmer Smith, "Find A Grave Index"

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