Hyrum Bennett North

16 December 1840–28 May 1915 (Age 74)
Sugar Creek, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum Bennett

When Hyrum Bennett North was born on 16 December 1840, in Sugar Creek, Lee, Iowa, United States, his father, Levi North, was 23 and his mother, Arriminta Howard, was 21. He married Leah Rebecca Davies on 31 December 1862, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 28 May 1915, in Charleston, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Bennett North
Leah Rebecca Davies
Marriage: 31 December 1862
Elizabeth North
John Levi North
Hyrum Thomas North
Charles David North
Amos North
Mary Arminta North
Merari Franklin North
Leah Alwilda North
Malinda Jane North
Phebe Albertina North
Perry Davies North
Eunice Ann North
Martha Almira North

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1862Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 1
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 22
    Historical Boundaries: 1862: Wasatch, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Wasatch, Utah, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English north ‘north’, denoting someone who had migrated from the north, especially someone from northern England living in the south of the country. It may also have been used to denote someone living in the northern part of a settlement or region.Irish: in Ireland, adopted for Mac an Ultaigh ‘son of the Ulsterman’, Ulster being the northern part of Ireland.German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old High German nord ‘north’.

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

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    History of Levi North 1817 and family

    According to the history of the Norths, the earliest member of authentic record in our branch of the family was one Joh North, who, when 20 years of age, left London, England, and came to America with …

    Sources (74)

    • Hiram B North in household of Levi North, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hyrum B. North in entry for Charles Robert Clarkson and Mary A. Neilson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • H. B. North in entry for Phoebe Albertina Dayley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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