Samuel Washington Orme Sr

4 July 1832–19 July 1889 (Age 57)
Mentor Township, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Washington

When Samuel Washington Orme Sr was born on 4 July 1832, in Mentor Township, Lake, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel Orme, was 30 and his mother, Amy Kirby, was 28. He married Sarah Cross on 8 November 1857, in Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons. He lived in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 19 July 1889, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Samuel Washington Orme Sr
Sarah Cross
Marriage: 8 November 1857
Samuel Washington Orme Jr
Joseph Cross Orme
John Kirby Orme
Silas Cross Orme
Arthur Orme
Charles Alvin Orme
Lafayette Orme
Edwin Marshall Orme

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1857Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 1
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands): from the Middle English personal name Orm (Old Norse Ormr, from ormr ‘snake’).

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

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    Story Highlight


    AMY KIRBY ORME Amy Kirby, the daughter of John Kirby and Charlotte Reddles, was born in Burbage, Leicestershire, England, 13 January 1804. She had seven sisters and five brothers. Amy married Samuel …

    Sources (70)

    • Samuel Washington Orme in entry for Lafayette Orme, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Samuel in household of Sarah, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Samuel Orme in entry for Edwin Marshall Orme, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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