Lewis Orrin Glazier

8 March 1829–6 December 1882 (Age 53)
Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis Orrin

When Lewis Orrin Glazier was born on 8 March 1829, in Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States, his father, Shepherd Glazier, was 35 and his mother, Clarissa Withey, was 32. He married Elthiere Richards about 1847, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ward 1 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1870 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 6 December 1882, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Lewis Orrin Glazier
Marinda Melvina Knapp
Marriage: 18 August 1851
Alphenas Orin Glazier
Rozilla Merinda Glazier
Lenora Rozilpha Glazier
Rosetta Amelia Glazier
Wendie Erickson
Clarissa Lydia Glazier
Charles William Glazier

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  • Marriage
    18 August 1851Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 1
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 17
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Surrey and Sussex): variant of Glaser , an occupational name from Middle English glazier, glas(i)er, glac(i)er ‘glass maker; glazier’.

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

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    Sources (30)

    • L.o. Glazier, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Oren Glazier in entry for Clara Glazier Christensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Lewis Clazier, "United States Census, 1870"

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