Hyrum Broadbent

8 January 1875–9 June 1959 (Age 84)
Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum

When Hyrum Broadbent was born on 8 January 1875, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Francis Greenwood Broadbent, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Frances Steers, was 36. He married Lorana Smith on 28 May 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Alberta, Northwest Territories, Canada in 1901. He died on 9 June 1959, in Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in R V Mike Ramsay Memorial Cemetery, Snowflake, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Broadbent
Lorana Smith
Marriage: 28 May 1919
Hyrum Smith Broadbent
Jesse Mons Broadbent
Francis Everett Broadbent
Jesse Mons Broadbent
Karna Loraine Broadbent
Emma Broadbent

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 May 1919Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 1
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries 1878: Yavapai, Arizona Territory, United States 1879: Apache, Arizona Territory, United States 1895: Navajo, Arizona Territory, United States 1912: Navajo, Arizona, United States
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 23
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): habitational name from a minor place in Lancashire, near Oldham, named Broadbent, from Old English brād ‘broad’ (see Broad ) + beonet ‘bent grass’.English: occasionally a variant of B roadbelt, from Middle English brod, brad ‘wide, broad’ + belt ‘belt, girdle’, used for a stout man, i.e. someone who wore a ‘broad belt’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hyrum Broadbent WWI Story

    Transcribed from Hyrum Broadbent’s recorded testimony: About this time [1918] I was assigned to an advanced transport section. Our job was to keep ammunitions up to the front lines for the machine …

    Sources (37)

    • Hyrum Broadbent en el registro de Unknown, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Hyrum Broadbent, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Hyrum Broadbent in entry for Jesse M Broadbent and Helen Farr, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

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