Hyrum Pearse Folsom

1 September 1841–23 September 1924 (Age 83)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum Pearse

When Hyrum Pearse Folsom was born on 1 September 1841, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, his father, William Harrison Folsom, was 26 and his mother, Zerviah Eliza Clark, was 23. He married Nancy Broadbent on 29 December 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died on 23 September 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Pearse Folsom
Nancy Broadbent
Marriage: 29 December 1866
Grace Amelia Folsom
Hyrum Burdette Folsom
Hugh Broadbent Folsom
Guy Broadbent Folsom
Aaron Broadbent Folsom
Paul Broadbent Folsom
Mark Broadbent Folsom
Ida Broadbent Folsom
Mary Ella Folsom

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Foulsham, a habitational name from Foulsham in Norfolk, so named from the Old English personal name Fugol + hām ‘homestead’. This form of the surname is very rare in Britain.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life story

    Died: 11 Dec 1910 - Salt Lake City, Utah Pioneer: 3 October, 1860 arriving with the Joseph W. Young Company by ox cart BIOGRAPHY: Harriet Amelia Folsom Young BIRTH DATE: 23 Aug. 1838 - Buffalo, New Yo …

    Sources (79)

    • Hyrum Folsom in entry for Annie Laura Folsom, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Hyrum Folsom, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hyrum Pearse Folsom, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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