Hyrum Moroni Mecham

20 August 1842–14 March 1917 (Age 74)
Zarahemla, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum Moroni

When Hyrum Moroni Mecham was born on 20 August 1842, in Zarahemla, Lee, Iowa, United States, his father, Ephraim Mecham, was 34 and his mother, Polly Derby, was 29. He married Sarah Ann Stevens on 24 November 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Oakley, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1910. He died on 14 March 1917, in Mountain Home, Duchesne, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Moroni Mecham
Sarah Ann Stevens
Marriage: 24 November 1865
Hyrum Smith Mecham
Ephraim William Mecham
Charles Henry Mecham
Polly Emma Mecham
Eliza Isabella Mecham
Warren Percival Mecham
Franklin Moroni Mecham
Lewis Albert Mecham
Thomas Leroy Mecham
Marion Nathaniel Mecham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Meacham .

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

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    Emma Crowden Stevens

    Emma Crowden was born on June 17, 1823 in Bridgwater, Somersetshire, England, which is located in the southwestern part of the country, just across the Bristol Channel from Wales. Emma was the daught …

    Sources (56)

    • Hyrum M Meacom in household of Ephm Meacom, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hyrum M Mecham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Hyrum Mecham in entry for Herschell Robert Mecham, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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