Electa Mariah Kilbourn

25 October 1835–24 April 1917 (Age 81)
Canton Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Electa Mariah

When Electa Mariah Kilbourn was born on 25 October 1835, in Canton Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Ozias C Kilbourn Jr., was 25 and her mother, Electa Granteer, was 24. She married Lyman Wight Porter, I on 5 November 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 24 April 1917, in Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Porterville Cemetery, Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lyman Wight Porter, I
1833–1914
Electa Mariah Kilbourn
1835–1917
Marriage: 5 November 1852
Lyman Ozias Porter
1853–1926
Mary Mariah Porter
1855–1922
Electa Elizabeth Porter
1858–1942
Alva Sylvanus Porter
1860–1938
Nancy Malinda Porter
1863–1957
Joseph Smith Porter
1865–1949
Parley Pratt Porter
1867–1875
Sarah Olive Porter
1870–1943
Byron Porter
1873–1951
Birdie Porter
1876–1880
Hyrum Kilbourn Porter
1878–1942

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    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.
    1846
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Iowa, United States 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 22
    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 (mainly Leicestershire): variant of Kilburn .Possibly also an Americanized form of German Kühlborn: habitational name from a place so named in former East Prussia; the meaning of the name being kühl ‘cool’ + born ‘well, spring’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kilburn

    Story Highlight

    ON THE UNDERGROUND IN KANAB IN 1887 OR '88

    by Lyman Wight Porter Dear wives and children, though far, far away, I always remember you when I come here to pray. And when traveling in sand, or through cedars I roam, Oh, how oft I …

    Sources (39)

    • 1880 Maria E Porter in household of Lyman W Porter, "United States Census, 1880"
    • 1926 Maria Kilbun in entry for Lyman O. Porter, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • 1850 Maria Kilburn in household of Aziar ? Hilbenrn ?, "United States Census, 1850"

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