Henry Dittmore

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Dittmore was born on 8 June 1836, in Meiningen, Meiningen, Saxe-Meiningen, Germany, his father, George Nicolaus Dittmar, was 36 and his mother, Christine Marie Heiner, was 26. He married Rachel Smuin on 11 March 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 6 January 1893, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Henry Dittmore
Rachel Smuin
Marriage: 11 March 1864
Henry Arthur Dittmore
Caroline Mary Dittmore
George Nicholas Dittmore
Eliza Dittmore
David Martin Dittmore
Ann Eva Dittmore
Emily Ellen Dittmore
Lewis Henry Dittmore
Esther Sarah Dittmore
Louisa Dittmore
Alice Adelia Dittmore

Sources (64)

  • Henry Tittmore, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Utah, Select County Marriages, 1887-1937
  • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

World Events (8)


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


Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of German Dietmar, a variant of Dittmar .

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

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Henry Dittmore b. 1836, d. 1893

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