Henry Marion Vance

15 September 1833–26 January 1911 (Age 77)
Harrison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Henry Marion

When Henry Marion Vance was born on 15 September 1833, in Harrison, Missouri, United States, his father, William Vance, was 42 and his mother, Chloe Ingraham Robbins, was 31. He married Elizabeth Baxter on 1 November 1855, in Bethany Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Bogle Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Butler Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States for about 50 years. He died on 26 January 1911, in Matkins, Harrison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Harrison, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Marion Vance
Elizabeth Baxter
Marriage: 1 November 1855
Mary Magdalene Vance
Martha J. Vance
Stephan Baxter Vance
Thalia Vance
Charles Vance
James W. Vance
Athalia Ann Vance
Ione Alice Vance
Charles Marion Vance

Spouse and Children

1 November 1855
Bethany Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States



    Martha J. Vance


    Stephan Baxter Vance


    Thalia Vance


    Charles Vance


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 1

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

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.

Age 27

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: topographic name for someone who lived by a fen or marsh, Old English fenn. Compare Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Vance, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Vance, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry M Vance ?, "United States Census, 1910"

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