Elias A Gee

29 June 1868–27 April 1936 (Age 67)
Provo, Utah, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Elias A

When Elias A Gee was born on 29 June 1868, in Provo, Utah, Utah Territory, United States, his father, George Washington Gee II, was 26 and his mother, Sophina Alcesta Fuller, was 25. He married Frances Matilda Bean on 30 September 1891, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States for about 5 years. He died on 27 April 1936, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Elias A Gee
Frances Matilda Bean
Marriage: 30 September 1891
Frances Sophina Gee
Erma Garda Gee
Elias Amos Gee Jr.
Leland Gee
George Orville Gee
Edith Gee
Elwood Alvin Gee

Spouse and Children

30 September 1891
Utah, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

Age 18

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McGee , Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ ( see McCoy ).2 English: this is a common name in northern England, of uncertain origin. The existence of a patronymic form Geeson points to a personal name, but this has not been satisfactorily identified. It may in fact be the Irish or Scottish name in an English context.3 French (Gée): habitational name from any of several places called Gé or Gée, for example in Maine-et-Loire, derived from the Gallo-Roman domain name Gaiacum.

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

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Story Highlight

A Day in the Life of Provo 4th Ward, 1910

It was the Sabbath, May 1, 1910. Members of the Provo 4th Ward had come to their ward house in Provo to worship in the regular monthly fast and testimony meeting. At 1:00 that afternoon, Bishop Al …

Sources (3)

  • Elias Amos Gee, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elias Amos Gee, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elias Gee in household of George W Gee, "United States Census, 1880"

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