Henry William Devenish

19 May 1805–22 October 1887 (Age 82)
Scarborough Township, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Henry William

When Henry William Devenish was born on 19 May 1805, in Scarborough Township, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Devenish, was 33 and his mother, Jane Webster, was 26. He married Maria Horne on 28 November 1832, in Scarborough, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 22 October 1887, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry William Devenish
Eliza Horne
Marriage: 23 October 1843
Elizabeth Maria Devenish
Martha Jane Devenish
Mary Ann Devenish
Henry Richard Devenish

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1843Lima, Adams, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 7
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 25
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Anglo-Norman French Deveneis, Middle English Devenish ‘of or from Devon’. See also Devon and Devonshire , compare Devonish .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Henry Devenish, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Henry Devanish, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Henry Dermish in entry for Elizabeth Maria Bayer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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