Harrison Sperry

24 March 1832–28 July 1928 (Age 96)
Mecca, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Harrison

When Harrison Sperry was born on 24 March 1832, in Mecca, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, his father, Joy Sperry, was 47 and his mother, Mary Lamont, was 42. He married Mary Mosley on 27 October 1852, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years and United States in 1928. He died on 28 July 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harrison Sperry
Susan Mosley
Marriage: 17 February 1861
George Henry Sperry
Charles Aaron Sperry
William Arthur Sperry
Harrison Sperry Jr.
Minnie Etta Sperry
Mary Sperry
Erma Rowena Sperry
Byron Sperry
Walter Sperry
Ralph Beardmore Sperry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 February 1861Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 7
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 26
    Historical Boundaries: 1858: Dade, Florida, United States 1997: Miami-Dade, Florida, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (Leicestershire): from the early Middle English personal name Sperry (Old Norse Sperrir, perhaps originally a nickname for a tall man, from Old Norse sperra ‘spar, beam, stake’).

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

    Story Highlight

    JOURNAL OF HARRISON SPERRY Written 17th day of January 1907.

    JOURNAL OF HARRISON SPERRY Written with his own hand and commencing on the 17th day of January 1907.) (1847 Pioneer to Utah) (This is a typed copy of the original completely hand written Journal of H …

    Sources (116)

    • Harrison Sr Sperry, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Harrison Sperry, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Harrison in entry for Mary Ann Sperry, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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