Elijah Laycock

4 August 1848–4 December 1909 (Age 61)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Elijah

When Elijah Laycock was born on 4 August 1848, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Peter Laycock, was 32 and his mother, Susannah Pilling, was 29. He married Isabella Robins on 24 March 1873. He lived in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 4 December 1909, in Raymond, Warner, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 61, and was buried in Raymond, Warner, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Laycock
Mary Layton Galbraith
Marriage: 26 February 1890
George Elijah Laycock
Mattie Loila Laycock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1890Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from Laycock in WestYorkshire or possibly from Lacock in Wiltshire. Both are recorded inDomesday Book as Lacoc and seem to be named with a diminutiveof Old English lacu ‘stream’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Clara Elizabeth McLean

    Clara Elizabeth McLean, born in the gold hills of Nevada came to Kaysville, Utah, at about 8 years of age. Her mother died and she went to live with her grandmother Driggs "Criddle." I was sickly an …

    Sources (27)

    • Elisah Laycock, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elijah Laycock, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Elijah Laycook in household of Jno Pilling, "United States Census, 1860"

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