Hinman Day Folsom

17 February 1849–28 November 1925 (Age 76)
Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Hinman Day

When Hinman Day Folsom was born on 17 February 1849, in Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States, his father, William Harrison Folsom, was 33 and his mother, Zerviah Eliza Clark, was 31. He married Barbara Ellen Romney on 24 March 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916 and Cardston, Alberta, Canada in 1925. He died on 28 November 1925, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hinman Day Folsom
Barbara Ellen Romney
Marriage: 24 March 1873
Marian Jane Folsom
Minnie Folsom
Hinman Day Folsom Jr
Maud Romney Folsom
Hazel Romney Folsom
George Romney Folsom

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1850 · California Is Admitted to Union
    Age 1
    California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco
    Age 20
    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    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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    Sources (32)

    • Cimon D Folsom in household of William H Folsom, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hinman Day Folsom in entry for Marion Jane Folsom, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hinman Folsom, "United States Census, 1880"

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