George Alma Peart

21 January 1844–9 June 1923 (Age 79)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of George Alma

When George Alma Peart was born on 21 January 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Jacob Peart, was 42 and his mother, Phebe Robson, was 39. He married Jane McDonald McPhail on 16 August 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Randolph, Rich, Utah, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 9 June 1923, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Alma Peart
Jane McDonald McPhail
Marriage: 16 August 1869
Sarah Jane Peart
Phebe Peart
George Archibald Peart
Catherine Peart
Mary Jane Peart
Agness Peart
Jacob Willard Peart
John McPhail Peart
Alma Nephi Peart
Vilate Peart

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 August 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Perth (Perths), which is recorded as Pertc. 1128. The placename derives from Pictish perta ‘(at the) thicket, copse’.English: nickname, probably from a shortened form of Middle English, Old French apert ‘open, plain to see’, of persons ‘frank, honest’ or ‘accomplished’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Peart Jacob Sr and Elizabeth Holden, Phebe Robson Thompson and Philinda Angela Loss.

    Jacob Peart Sr. was born June 3, 1801 in England to George and Ann Whitefield Peart. Elizabeth Holden was born October 1, 1804 in Moton, England to John and Frances Teasdale Haldon. Jacob married Eli …

    Sources (56)

    • George Peart in household of Jacob Peart, "United States Census, 1850"
    • George Peart in entry for John Mcphail Peart, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • George A. Peart, "United States Census, 1900"

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