Hiram V Sober

1839–1854 (Age 15)
Salem, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Hiram V

When Hiram V Sober was born in 1839, in Salem, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, his father, James Sober, was 46 and his mother, Clarissa Allen, was 44. He died on 23 January 1854, at the age of 15.

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James Sober
Clarissa Allen
Adeline Sober
Albert J Sober
Clarissa Sober
Jerome B Sober
Wilbur Early Hoag Sober
John Allen Sober
Elizabeth Allen Sober
Emily Malissa Sober
Sylvester Clark Sober
Hester Ann Sober
Hiram V Sober

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World Events (3)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 8

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 15

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Name Meaning

1 Northeastern English: nickname for a person of moderate habits, or a teetotaler.2 Slovenian (Šober): Slovenian spelling of German Schober .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Sauber .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Hiram Labor in household of James Labor, "United States Census, 1850"

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