Almira Foote

25 February 1807–16 February 1867 (Age 59)
Dryden, Dryden, Tompkins, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Almira

When Almira Foote was born on 25 February 1807, in Dryden, Dryden, Tompkins, New York, United States, her father, David Foote I, was 38 and her mother, Irene Lane, was 32. She married Isaac Ferguson on 27 June 1839, in Burton, Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 16 February 1867, in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Isaac Ferguson
Almira Foote
Marriage: 27 June 1839
Warren Haskell Ferguson
Nancy Augusta Ferguson
Orson Nephi Ferguson
Clarissa Irene Ferguson
Isaac David Ferguson
Almira Ferguson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1839Burton, Adams, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 5
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 18
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: from Middle English fot ‘foot’ (Old English fōt), sometimes translated in medieval documents by Latin cum pede ‘with the foot’. Probably a nickname for someone with a deformity of the foot or with large feet.English: occasionally perhaps from the rare Middle English personal name Fot, from Old Norse Fótr, originally a nickname with the same sense as 1 above.English: topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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

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    Isaac Ferguson age 37 Utah Pioneer

    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Heber C. Kimball Company (1848) Departure: 7 June 1848 Arrival: 24 September 1848 Company Information: 662 individuals were in the company when it began its …

    Sources (17)

    • Alevira Ferguson in household of Isaac Ferguson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Al...Ira Foot in entry for Almira Lewis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Almira Ferguson in household of Isaac Ferguson, "United States Census, 1860"

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