Hyrum Strong

28 September 1845–22 August 1911 (Age 65)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum

When Hyrum Strong was born on 28 September 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Jacob Strong, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Hill, was 39. He married Mary Isabella Newton on 1 February 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 22 August 1911, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Strong
Mary Isabella Newton
Marriage: 1 February 1868
Hyrum Albert Strong
Samuel Fredrick Strong
Elizabeth Irene Strong
Irvin Jacob Strong
Myrtle Belle Strong
Ralph James Strong
Mae Strong
Daisy Strong

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated
    Age 1
    On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English strong(e), strang(e) ‘strong, powerful’ (Old English strang).Americanized form of French Trahan .Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish Stark .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Employees on the Transcontinetal Railroad 1868-1869 by Harriet Speirs

    Descendants of Jacob and Sarah (Hill) Strong, Pioneers to Utah in 1849, who worked on the Transcontinental Railroad, in Echo and Weber Canyons. Sons; William Strong, 1827-1888, Member of the Mormon Ba …

    Sources (64)

    • Hyrum Strong, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hyrum Strong in entry for Myrtie Belle Gailey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Hyrum Strong, "United States Census, 1910"

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