Hector Caleb Haight

17 January 1810–16 June 1879 (Age 69)
Windham, Greene, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Hector Caleb

When Hector Caleb Haight was born on 17 January 1810, in Windham, Greene, New York, United States, his father, Caleb Haight, was 31 and his mother, Keturah Horton, was 32. He married Julia Ann Van Orden on 10 December 1829, in Greene, Greene, Chenango, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 16 June 1879, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Hector Caleb Haight
Margaret Jane Stewart
Marriage: 17 October 1870
Duane Miller Haight
Isaac Haight
Millie Haight
Meta Haight
Cora Haight

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  • Marriage
    17 October 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 8
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 20
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    possibly a variant of Hight , a topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.perhaps sometimes a nickname from Middle English hait ‘merry; revelry’.English:

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

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    Story Highlight

    Journal of History (RLDS) Vol. 10 1917pp. 168-201 INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF MARY HELEN GRANT NOTE BY V.E.S.

    The time nears when there will be none to remember the experiences, as they are witness, of the pioneers of America in the rough. The ox team, the pony express, the buffalo wallow, the wagon raft, th …

    Sources (88)

    • Hecter C Haight, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hector C Haight in entry for Melia H Harris, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • 1850 Hector C Haight, "United States Census, 1850"

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