Christian Larsen Hyer

Brief Life History of Christian Larsen

When Christian Larsen Hyer was born on 8 September 1817, in Haugen, Telemark, Norway, his father, Lars Andersen Hayer, was 33 and his mother, Ann Marie Olsdatter, was 26. He married Caroline Ericsen Hogan on 23 November 1850, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 20 September 1901, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Christian Larsen Hyer
Caroline Ericsen Hogan
Marriage: 23 November 1850
Caroline Hyer
Ann Hyer
Harriet Hyer
Lovina Hyer
Christian Larsen Hyer Jr
Andrew Lars Hyer
Orson Hyer
Elizabeth Regene Hyer
Joseph Hyer
Ellen Hyer
Heber Paul Hyer
Brigham Hyer

Sources (38)

  • 1900 UT: Christian Hyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Christian Hyer, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
  • 1901 UT: Christian Larsen Hyer, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

1825 · Sloopers

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Heier , Heuer , Hayer , or Heyer .

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

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Life Sketch of Rozina Shepard Knapp Francis Hyer Rozina Shepard was born January 21, 1829, in Denmark, Lewis Co., New York. She died 23 Oct 1882 in Richmond, Cache Co., Utah. While in her teens she …

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