Susan Hymas

2 February 1844–15 August 1865 (Age 21)
Rayleigh, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Susan

When Susan Hymas was born on 2 February 1844, in Rayleigh, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, William H. Hymas, was 37 and her mother, Mary Ann Atkins, was 28. She married Noah Wardle on 10 November 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Hockley, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and St Pancras, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 15 August 1865, in Sugar House, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Noah Wardle
Susan Hymas
Marriage: 10 November 1862
Noah Hymas Wardle
Rosella Wardle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 4
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably an Essex variant of Hindmarsh ; however, it cannot be formally ruled out that the name arises from Middle English heigh messe, masse ‘High Mass’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Wardel Noah wrote this poem to his brother-in-law George Hymas at the request of his wife, Susan Hymas. George stayed behind in England.

    The photo attached is a card nearly a hundred years old on which is printed a poem of the same age. As indicated on the card the poem was written to George Hymas by Noah Wardle, his brother-in-law (Su …

    Sources (15)

    • Susan Hymas, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Susan Wardell, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Susan Hymas in household of William Hymas, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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