Elvira Martha Fullmer

14 October 1839–14 January 1915 (Age 75)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Elvira Martha

When Elvira Martha Fullmer was born on 14 October 1839, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, David Fullmer, was 36 and her mother, Rhoda Ann Marvin, was 26. She married John Thomas Hickenlooper on 16 November 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 14 January 1915, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Pleasant View, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Hickenlooper
Elvira Martha Fullmer
Marriage: 16 November 1856
Sarah Ann Hickenlooper
Elvira Caroline Hickenlooper
Jesse Hickenlooper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 2
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 22
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Vollmer and Follmer . Compare Fulmer .German (Füllmer): variant of Vollmer . This surname is very rare in Germany.Altered form of English Fulmer .

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

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    Sources (37)

    • Elvira M. Fullmer Hickenlooper, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Elvira Martha Hickenlooper, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Martha Fullmer in household of David Fullmer, "United States Census, 1860"

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