Parley Pratt Pace

8 September 1844–29 December 1882 (Age 38)
Lee, Ringgold, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Parley Pratt

When Parley Pratt Pace was born on 8 September 1844, in Lee, Ringgold, Iowa, United States, his father, William Franklin Pace, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Nichols, was 36. He married Eliza Hannah Simmons on 10 February 1863, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 29 December 1882, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Parley Pratt Pace
Anne Thomas
Marriage: 11 April 1868
Annie Elizabeth Pace
Luella Margaret Pace

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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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.
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Ringgold, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 13
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a vernacular short form of the Latin personal name Paschalis (see Paschal ).English: nickname for a mild-mannered and peaceable person, from Middle English pais, pace, pes(e), pece ‘peace, concord, amity’ (a borrowing of Old French pais, from Latin pax), or perhaps from the derived adjective pes ‘quiet, silent, peaceful’.Italian: from the medieval personal name Pace, from the vocabulary word pace ‘peace’ (see 2 above), used for both males and females. In some instances it may represent a short form of the medieval personal name Bonapace, an omen or well-wishing name based on the same word.

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

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    Story from the life of Parley Pratt Pace

    An interesting story about Parley Pratt Pace was found in the history of John Hyrum Koyle. (Author is unknown) “The spring of 1873, young John Hyrum’s [Koyle] parents felt they needed more roo …

    Sources (9)

    • Parley P Pace, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Parley Pratt Pace in entry for Annie Elizabeth Pace Matley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Parley P Pace in household of William Pace, "United States Census, 1860"

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