Lurana Eldredge

24 February 1838–25 January 1920 (Age 81)
Warren Township, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Lurana

When Lurana Eldredge was born on 24 February 1838, in Warren Township, Marion, Indiana, United States, her father, Horace Sunderlin Eldredge, was 22 and her mother, Betsy Ann Chase, was 20. She married Joseph Watson Young on 2 February 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and St. George, Washington, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 25 January 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Watson Young
Lurana Eldredge
Marriage: 2 February 1855
Joseph Watson Young Jr
Selina Mahitable Young
Ida Priscilla Phyllis Young
Mary Annie Young
Horace Eldredge Young
Lorenzo Dow Young
Ammi Jackman Young
Aurelia Lurana Muzette Young

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 1
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 23
    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): variant of Eldridge .

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

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    Story Highlight


                Lurana Eldrege was born 24 February 1838 in Warren Township, Marion, Indiana to Horace Sunderlin and Betsy Ann Chase Eldredge.              Her mother Betsy Ann Chase was born 23 September …

    Sources (38)

    • Lurana C Eldridge in entry for Muzette y Pratt, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Laura Young in household of Joseph W Young, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lurana Eldridge in entry for Ammie Jackman Young and Esther Amanda Eide, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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