Hiram Thomas Gaskell Romney

Brief Life History of Hiram Thomas Gaskell

When Hiram Thomas Gaskell Romney was born on 19 June 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Miles Romney, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Gaskell, was 36. He married Annie Wood in 1872, in Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ravalli, Montana, United States in 1900 and Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1910. He died from 1911 to 1914.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Thomas Gaskell Romney
Annie Wood
Marriage: 1872
Miles Romney Sr
Vernon Romney
Jane Elizabeth Romney
Naomi Romney
George W. Romney
Thomas Gaskell Romney
Kenneth Romney
Winifred Romney

Sources (24)

  • Thomas Romney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hiram Thomas Romney - birth-name: Hiram Thomas Romney
  • Hiram Thomas Gaskell Romney, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated

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.

1864 · Montana Territory

Montana was made a territory by President Abraham Lincoln on May 26 1864. The capital was Virginia City and remained the capital until 1894, when Helena became the capital.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Romney (Kent), from an uncertain first element (perhaps an Old English personal name Rūmen) + Old English ēa ‘river, stream’. Compare Rye 2.

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

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