Stephen Harris Gheen

19 April 1835–26 July 1907 (Age 72)
Whiteland Crest, West Whiteland Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Stephen Harris

When Stephen Harris Gheen was born on 19 April 1835, in Whiteland Crest, West Whiteland Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Atkins Gheen, was 36 and his mother, Esther Ann Pierce, was 33. He married Mary Adelia Hardy on 6 November 1856, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1850 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1857. He died on 26 July 1907, in St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Saint Charles Cemetery, St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Harris Gheen
Mary Adelia Hardy
Marriage: 6 November 1856
Lucy Ann Gheen
Stephen Pierce Gheen
William Joseph Gheen
Amanda Elizabeth Gheen
Ida Viola Gheen
Lillian Uzel Gheen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1856Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 11
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an altered form of Irish Geoghegan .History: Thomas and Joseph Gheen are recorded in 1768 in the tax records ofWest Bradford Township, Chester County, PA.

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of S. H. Gheen (Stephen Harris Gheen) Written by Him at Pearl, Wyoming, on February 26th, 1901.

    I retyped this account from a much older typewritten copy that was in my mother's possession. He was my great-grandfather. I have not tried to modernize it or correct it grammatically because I don' …

    Sources (54)

    • Stephen H Geen in household of Lemuel Malory, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Stephen Harris Gheen in entry for Ida Viola Gheen Wilhelmsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Stephen H Green, "United States Census, 1870"

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