Francis Marion Shurtliff

23 January 1851–29 January 1940 (Age 89)
Springville, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Francis Marion

When Francis Marion Shurtliff was born on 23 January 1851, in Springville, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Luman Andros Shurtliff, was 43 and his mother, Altamira Gaylord, was 34. He married Alta Pricilla Hancock on 22 November 1872, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1891 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States for about 14 years. In 1900, at the age of 49, his occupation is listed as superintendent railroad car repair in Baker, Oregon, United States. He died on 29 January 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Francis Marion Shurtliff
Alta Pricilla Hancock
Marriage: 22 November 1872
Samantha Evaline Shurtliff
Franklin Marion Shurtliff
Asael Edward Shurtliff
Edith Vernetta Shurtliff
Arnold Riley Shurtleff
Perry Elumon Shurtliff
Lorenzo Joy Shurtliff
Alta Lenora Shurtliff

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1872Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 8
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Shircliff .

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

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    Francis Marion Shurtliff

    FRANCIS MARION SHURTLIFF (Written in 1937)` Francis Marion Shurtliff, the third child of Luman Andros and Altamira Gaylord Shurtliff, was born during the great Mormon exodus while his parents w …

    Sources (47)

    • Francis Marion Shurtliff, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • F M Shurtliff in entry for F M Shurtliff and Mary A Halbert, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"
    • Alfred Merrill Bell, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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