Henry Steed

24 May 1817–8 October 1890 (Age 73)
Mathon, Herefordshire, England

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Steed was born on 24 May 1817, in Mathon, Herefordshire, England, his father, James Steed, was 31 and his mother, Ann, was 27. He married Sarah Layton on 5 February 1837, in Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 7 years. He died on 8 October 1890, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Steed
Lydia Rebecca Reed
Marriage: 16 August 1845
Christopher Albert Steed
Edward Alvin Steed
Ira Richard Steed
Lydia Rebecca Steed
Sarah Ann Steed
Henry Lee Steed
John Joel Steed

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 August 1845Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 22
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    Name Meaning

    English:from Middle English sted(e) ‘horse, stallion’ (Old English steda), perhaps used as a nickname for a strong or lusty man or for someone who worked with horses. Compare Steadman .variant of Stead .

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

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    Life sketch of Ira Richard Steed

    LIFE SKETCH OF IRA RICHARD STEED Information given by Malinda Steed Mathews (Daughter) Written by Altha Mathews Dial (Granddaughter) In a small pioneer town, Farmington, Utah, 18 miles North …

    Sources (43)

    • Jno Steed, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Henry Steed in entry for Lydia R. Miller, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Henry Steed, "United States Census, 1850"

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