Joseph Hyrum Riser

19 August 1846–29 July 1861 (Age 14)
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Hyrum

When Joseph Hyrum Riser was born on 19 August 1846, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, George Christian Riser, was 28 and his mother, Sophia Christiana Kull, was 24. He died on 29 July 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 14, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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George Christian Riser
Sophia Christiana Kull
John Jacob Riser
Mary Ann Riser
Joseph Hyrum Riser
George Christian Riser
Richard Riser
Orson Riser
Emma Riser
Celestie Christiana Riser
Alma Christopher Riser

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Age 8
On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near a thicket or underbrush, from an agent noun based on Middle High German rīs ‘branch, shrubbery’.Possibly an Americanized form of German Reiser .

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

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Sources (6)

  • Joseph Hyram Riser, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Joseph Hyrum Riser, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • JOSEPH H RISER, "BillionGraves Index"

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