Vernon Smith Cheever

25 December 1897–6 July 1912 (Age 14)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Vernon Smith

When Vernon Smith Cheever was born on 25 December 1897, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Edwin Cheever, was 32 and his mother, Grace Libby Smith, was 32. He died on 6 July 1912, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 14, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Edwin Cheever
Grace Libby Smith
Joseph Edwin Cheever
George Albert Smith Cheever Sr.
Elmo Smith Cheever
Stanley Smith Cheever
Vernon Smith Cheever
Byron Smith Cheever
Grace Smith Cheever
Tirzah Smith Cheever
Winslow Smith Cheever

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 4

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 5

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French chivere, chevre ‘goat’ (Latin capra ‘nanny goat’), applied as a nickname for an unpredictable or temperamental person, or a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vernon S Cheever in household of Joseph E Cheever, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vernon Chase in household of Joseph Chase, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Vernon Smith Cheever, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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