Wilbur Joseph Earl

29 March 1817–6 August 1874 (Age 57)
Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Wilbur Joseph

When Wilbur Joseph Earl was born on 29 March 1817, in Franklin, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Earl II, was 37 and his mother, Dorcas Tabitha Wixom, was 34. He married Harriet Beard on 19 September 1843, in Clinton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States for about 4 years and Leeds, Washington, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 6 August 1874, in Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Pine Valley Cemetery, Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilbur Joseph Earl
Harriet Beard
Marriage: 19 September 1843
Caroline Earl
Sylvester Earl
Wilbur T Earl
John Earl
George Alanson Earl
Sarepta Earl
Harriet Orena Earl
Margueritta Eleanora “Nora” Earl
Inez Fedora Earl
Lois Olivia "Ollie" Earl
Eliza Earl

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  • Marriage
    19 September 1843Clinton, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 3
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English e(o)rl ‘earl’, a traditional English title of nobility equivalent in rank to French and Norman Count .

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Wilber Earl, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Wilber J Earle, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Wilber Earl in entry for John Earl, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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