Susannah Gurr

9 August 1843–19 February 1908 (Age 64)
Bringelly, New South Wales, Australia

The Life Summary of Susannah

When Susannah Gurr was born on 9 August 1843, in Bringelly, New South Wales, Australia, her father, Enoch Eldridge Gurr, was 29 and her mother, Ruth Buckman, was 33. She married William Madison Wall on 12 November 1859, in President's Office, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1857 and lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1870 and Benjamin, Utah, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 19 February 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Madison Wall
1821–1869
Susannah Gurr
1843–1908
Marriage: 12 November 1859
Susannah Wall
1864–1936
Elijah W Wall
1866–1868
Peter Gurr Wall
1867–1941
Alice Wall
1868–1933
Louisa Wall
1869–1927

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 November 1859President's Office, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 4
    Gold found in Port Phillip.
    1863
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    German: derisive nickname for a useless person or a wicked woman, from Middle High German gurre ‘bad mare’.English (Kent and Middlesex): variant of Gower or Gore .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gower

    Story Highlight

    Nancy H. Wall Provo, Utah March 25, 1881

    I Nancy Haws, daughter of William Haws and Isabella Womack, was born August 25, 1823, in Wayne Co., Ill. Married on the 7th day of June 1840 to William Madison Wall. I was baptized in the ye …

    Sources (40)

    • Susan Wall, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Susanna Walls in entry for John C Walls and Elizabeth L A Scott, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Susanna Gurr in entry for Peter Gurr Wall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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