Hiram Norton Byington

19 August 1800–9 March 1888 (Age 87)
Wolcott, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Hiram Norton

When Hiram Norton Byington was born on 19 August 1800, in Wolcott, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Daniel Byington III, was 27 and his mother, Susannah Norton, was 26. He married Sarah Holkins on 27 January 1828, in Camden, Camden, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1848. He died on 9 March 1888, in Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Norton Byington
Sarah Holkins
Marriage: 27 January 1828
Joseph Henry Byington
Hyrum Elliot Byington
Susan Augusta Byington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 January 1828Camden, Camden, Oneida, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 2
    In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.
    Age 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 25
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a habitational name, but no source has been identified. This surname is virtually non-existing in the British Isles.

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

    Story Highlight

    Annotated Records of Baptisms for the Dead, reference to Hiram N. Byington

    Black, Susan Easton and Harvey Bishchoff Black. Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840-1845, Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. Published by The Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brig …

    Sources (36)

    • Hiram Byington, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Hyrum M Byington, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Family Data Collection - Births

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