Simon Hanephin

MaleMay 1852–30 May 1923

Brief Life History of Simon

When Simon Hanephin was born in May 1852, in Alden, Erie, New York, United States, his father, Simon Hannifan, was 27 and his mother, Margaret O'Reilly, was 27. He married Bridget Mockley on 21 November 1875, in Dorchester, Allamakee, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Shell Rock Township, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1910. In 1880, at the age of 28, his occupation is listed as rr laborer in Hardin, Iowa, United States. He died on 30 May 1923, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simon Hanephin
Bridget Mockley
Marriage: 21 November 1875
Simon Hanephin
Margaret Mabel Hanephin
about 1888–1945
Beatrice Hanephin
about 1894–1980
Baby 1 Hanephin
Baby 2 Hanephin
Frank Hanephin
Edward Hanephin
about 1885–1960
Anna Hanephin
Hellen A. Hanephin
Olive Mary Hanephin

Sources (24)

  • Simon Hauephin, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Simon Hanephin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Simon Hannafin in entry for Edward Hannafin, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1875Dorchester, Allamakee, Iowa, United States
  • Children (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 5

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.


    Age 6

    Minnesota is the 32nd state.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 20

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Usual English form of Simeon , borne in the New Testament by various characters: two apostles, a brother of Jesus, a Pharisee, a leper, a tanner, a sorcerer (who offered money for the gifts of the Holy Ghost, giving rise to the term simony), and the man who carried Jesus's cross to the Crucifixion.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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