Elinor Patience Pierce

7 April 1868–28 February 1949 (Age 80)
Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Elinor Patience

When Elinor Patience Pierce was born on 7 April 1868, in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States, her father, George Henry Pierce, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Jane Skinner, was 28. She married Simon Dalton on 29 July 1886, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Levan, Juab, Utah, United States for about 64 years. She died on 28 February 1949, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Levan, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simon Dalton
Elinor Patience Pierce
Marriage: 29 July 1886
Ira Orlando Dalton
Estella Eunice Dalton
Esther Dalton
Minnie Chloe Dalton
Raphael Charles Dalton
Retta Clara Dalton
Belva Madeline Dalton
Bertha Irene Dalton

Spouse and Children

29 July 1886
Hooper, Weber, 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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Irish: from the personal name Piers, the usual Norman vernacular form of Peter . In Wales this represents a patronymic ap Piers. In Ireland it represents a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.2 Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elenor Pierce Johnson in household of Olof Johnson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elinor Patienae Pierce Johnson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elinor Dalton, "United States Census, 1910"

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