Walter Karr Conrad

23 August 1841–7 October 1891 (Age 50)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Karr

When Walter Karr Conrad was born on 23 August 1841, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Conrad, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Wilkinson, was 34. He married Marinda Hyde Young on 28 October 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Oxford Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 7 October 1891, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Walter Karr Conrad
Marinda Hyde Young
Marriage: 28 October 1866
Walter Karr Conrad
Ellie Fay Conrad
Raymond Grove Conrad
Goldie E. Conrad
Vernie Vaughn
Vernie V Conrad
Winnifred Betsy Conrad

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 22
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Konrad and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. It was also adopted as a surname by Ashkenazic Jews.French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine): from the personal name Conrad, of ancient Germanic origin, or a Frenchified form of the German cognate Konrad .English (Middlesex): from an Anglicized form of the German personal name Konrad .

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

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    Sources (38)

    • Walter Conrad in household of David Conrad, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Walter in entry for Vernie V Conrad, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Walter in entry for Raymund G Conrad, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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