Hiram A Runnels

17 June 1817–19 March 1877 (Age 59)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Hiram A

When Hiram A Runnels was born on 17 June 1817, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Harden D. Runnels, was 28 and his mother, Martha Burch Darden, was 32. He married Mary E O'Neal on 21 December 1847. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 19 March 1877, in Bowie, Texas, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Hiram A Runnels
1817–1877
Mary E O'Neal
1832–1864
Marriage: 21 December 1847
Hardin D. Runnels
1848–1850
Martha Keturah Runnels
1850–1851
W. Wynn Runnels
1852–1870
Mississippi Madison Runnel
1854–1854
Howell Richard Runnels
1855–1860
Fanny ONeal Runnels
1858–1940
Mary May Runnels
1861–1955
Henry H. Runnels
1863–1894

Spouse and Children

    Male1817–1877Male

    Mary E O'Neal

    Female1832–1864Female

MARRIAGE
21 December 1847
children

(8)

    Hardin D. Runnels

    Male1848–1850Male

    Martha Keturah Runnels

    Female1850–1851Female

    W. Wynn Runnels

    Male1852–1870Male

    Mississippi Madison Runnel

    Female1854–1854Female

    Howell Richard Runnels

    Male1855–1860Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

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 · The Treaty of Doak's Stand 

Age 3

The Treaty of Doak’s Stand was a treaty with the Choctaw which makes up the majority of Mississippi. It made it so the Choctaw had to give up one-half of their remaining homeland. 
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 (Devon and Cornwall): probably a variant of Rundell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • H ? Runnells, "United States Census, 1850"
  • H A Runnels in entry for William Wildie Runnels, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Hiram Runnells in entry for May Helms, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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