David Thomas Orr

27 December 1885–20 June 1973 (Age 87)
Liberty, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life of David Thomas

When David Thomas Orr was born on 27 December 1885, in Liberty, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, Thomas Charles Orr, was 22 and his mother, Emily Jane King, was 19. He married Clara May Watkins on 5 April 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 20 June 1973, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Lanark, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Thomas Orr
1885–1973
Clara May Watkins
1886–1938
Marriage: 5 April 1905
Delwin David Orr
1906–1970
Cecil Thomas Orr
1907–1922
Pricilla May Orr
1909–1910
Vonda Adelia Orr
1911–1952
Elmo Watkins Orr
1913–2000
Ula Jane Orr
1914–1996
Arlow Calvin Orr
1916–1999
Rilma Clara Orr
1917–2007
Neva Orr
1919–2008
Vyrin King Orr
1920–1984
Letha Orr
1922–1923
Hertha Orr
1924–2000
Velinda Orr
1927–1974
Milo Orr
1929–1929

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 April 1905
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890

Age 5

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: from the Old Norse byname Orri ‘blackcock’ (the male black grouse).2 Scottish: nickname for someone with a sallow complexion, from Gaelic odhar ‘pale’, ‘dun’.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived on a shore or ridge, from Old English ōra ‘shore’, ‘hill-slope’, ‘flat-topped ridge’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word ( see Ore ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Thomas Orr, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • David D Orr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David T Orr, "United States Census, 1930"

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