Hyrum Bell

24 December 1868–20 December 1945 (Age 76)
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum

When Hyrum Bell was born on 24 December 1868, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, William Milton Bell, was 35 and his mother, Martha Kirstine Bensen, was 31. He married Amanda Christina Sandgren on 31 August 1892, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salem, Madison, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Roberts, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 20 December 1945, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Rexburg Cemetery, Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Bell
Amanda Christina Sandgren
Marriage: 31 August 1892
Grace Christina Bell
Hyrum Victor Bell Sr
William Leslie Bell
Melinda Jane Bell
Clarence Mansel Bell
Ida Bell
Albert Milton Bell
Percival Sandgren Bell
Melvin Edward Bell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 August 1892Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1877 · Logan's First Stake is Formed
    Age 9
    Eighteen years after the first ward was established and the population of the valley increased exponentially, the first Stake was established.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 22
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern) and Scottish (Lowlands): from the Middle English personal name Bell. As a man's name this is from Old French beu, bel ‘handsome’, which was also used as a nickname. As a female name it represents a short form of Isabel .English (northern) and Scottish (Lowlands): from Middle English belle ‘bell’ (Old English belle), in various applications; most probably a metonymic occupational name for a bell ringer or bell maker, or a topographic name for someone living ‘at the bell’ (as attested by 14th-century forms such as John atte Belle). This indicates either residence by an actual bell (e.g. a town's bell in a bell tower, centrally placed to summon meetings, sound the alarm, etc.) or ‘at the sign of the bell’, i.e. a house or inn sign (although surnames derived from house and inn signs are rare in Scots and English).English: from Middle English bel ‘fair, fine, good’ (Old French bel ‘beautiful, fair’). See also Beal 1.

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

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    Story Highlight

    A History of Amanda Christina Sandgren Bell

    A History of Amanda Christina Sandgren, written by her son, Hyrum Victor Bell, her eldest son. Amanda Christina Sandgren was born 31 Aug. 1867 in Edsvara, Skaraborg, Sweden. They were a family of …

    Sources (59)

    • Hyrum Bell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Hyrum Bell in entry for Oscar Dean Anderson and Melinda Jane Bell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Hyrum Bell in entry for William Leslie Bell, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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