Henry Harvey Elmer

14 November 1836–30 August 1903 (Age 66)
Bronson, Branch, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Harvey

When Henry Harvey Elmer was born on 14 November 1836, in Bronson, Branch, Michigan, United States, his father, Cleon Elmer, was 34 and his mother, Emily Clark, was 27. He married Emma Amelia Knapp on 10 March 1858, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Summerville, Union, Oregon, United States in 1900. He died on 30 August 1903, at the age of 66, and was buried in Summerville, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Harvey Elmer
Emma Amelia Knapp
Marriage: 10 March 1858
Lydia Elmer
Edward Elmer
William Albert Elmer
Eli Elmer
Ida Elmer
George Harvey Elmer
Amelia Elmer
Millie Elmer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1858California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Michigan is the 26th state.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 27
    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.

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    Sources (13)

    • Harney Elmore, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Haroy Ellmore, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Henry Harvey Elmore, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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