Laura Esther Street

30 September 1852–25 November 1908 (Age 56)
Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Laura Esther

When Laura Esther Street was born on 30 September 1852, in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Gray Street, was 33 and her mother, Esther Harriet Huggett, was 26. She married William Henry Kelsey on 13 March 1876, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Camberwell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 25 November 1908, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Henry Kelsey
Laura Esther Street
Marriage: 13 March 1876
Esther Ruth Kelsey
Josephine Victoria Kelsey
Dora Deborah Kelsey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 March 1876Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 2
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 15
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English stret(e) ‘street, Roman road’ (Old English strǣt). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in the main street of a village or town or by a Roman road, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Street (Kent, Herefordshire, Somerset), Street on the Fosse (Somerset), Strete in Blackawton (Devon), Strete Raleigh in Whimple (Devon), or Streat (Sussex). In the Middle Ages the word at first denoted a Roman road but later also came to denote the main street in a town or village.Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Strasser and a number of other surnames with similar meaning.Americanized form of Jewish (from Morocco) Chetrit: perhaps from the Arabic verbal root shṭr ‘to become skillful, dexterous, astute’. The exact origin of the suffix –it is unclear.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Laura Street in household of Hester Street, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Laura Street in entry for James H Snyder and Esther R Mason, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Laura Street in entry for Esther Ruth Snyder, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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