Susannah Gurr

Brief Life History of Susannah

When Susannah Gurr was born on 10 September 1843, in 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 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 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
Susannah Gurr
Marriage: 12 November 1859
Elijah W Wall
Susannah Wall
Peter Gurr Wall
Louisa Wall

Sources (43)

  • Susan Wall, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susanna Gurr b. 19 Nov 1843, "Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Historical Boundaries: 1861: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1862: Wasatch, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Wasatch, Utah, United States

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.

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