Edcil Elmer

28 July 1832–17 April 1901 (Age 68)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Edcil

When Edcil Elmer was born on 28 July 1832, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, his father, Cleon Elmer, was 30 and his mother, Emily Clark, was 23. He married Rosannah Cazier on 19 May 1857, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in San Bernardino, California, United States in 1860 and Superior Township, McPherson, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 17 April 1901, in Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Summerville, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edcil Elmer
1832–1901
Rosannah Cazier
1840–1905
Marriage: 19 May 1857
Julia Elmer
1858–1859
Cleon Elmer
1860–1943
Rosetta Elmer
1861–1931
Margaret Elmer
1864–1936
Almina Elmer
1866–1926
Almira Elmer
1866–1927
Lott Elmer
1869–1957
Clara B Elmer
1872–1934
William Alva Elmer
1873–1955
Ora Elmer
1876–1961
Georgia Elmer
1880–1908

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1857Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 16
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    1863
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Elmore .English: habitational name from Elmer in Middleton (Sussex), probably named with Old English ǣl ‘eel’ + mere ‘pool’.German: topographic name for someone living near elm trees, from Middle High German elm ‘elm tree’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Elmore

    Sources (7)

    • Edcil Elmore, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Edsell Elmer, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Edcil Elmore, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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