Hyrum Chester Shurtleff

29 November 1845–25 October 1903 (Age 57)
Russell, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum Chester

When Hyrum Chester Shurtleff was born on 29 November 1845, in Russell, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Vincent Shurtleff, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Loomis, was 29. He married Ellen Crismon on 1 January 1867, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 25 October 1903, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Chester Shurtleff
Ellen Crismon
Marriage: 1 January 1867
Mary Elizabeth Shurtleff
Edith Laura Shurtleff
Hyram Chester Shurtleff

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1867California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 5
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Shircliff .

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Hyrum C Shurtleff in entry for Elizabeth S Taylor, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • H Shurtleff, "United States Census, 1870"
    • H C Shurtleff in entry for Hyrum Chester Shurtleff and Evelyn H Hunter, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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