Hyrum Smith Bryson

20 February 1852–23 June 1905 (Age 53)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hyrum Smith

When Hyrum Smith Bryson was born on 20 February 1852, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Bryson, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Ann Connery, was 32. He married Olivia Alger on 27 January 1877, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860 and Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 23 June 1905, in Tonopah, Nye, Nevada, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Tonopah, Nye, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Smith Bryson
Olivia Alger
Marriage: 27 January 1877
Hyrum Smith Bryson Jr
Samuel Conrey Bryson
John Alger Bryson
Olivia Bryson
David Le Roy Bryson
Ross Charles Bryson
Earl Donald Ross Bryson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 January 1877St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 2
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 5
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868
    Age 16
    The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Brice + -son (see Brice and Bryce ).Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Briosáin, a form of Ó Muirgheasáin (see Morrissey ), altered by association with the Scottish surname Bryson, especially in Derry. Bryson was also used for Breslin in Donegal.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Hyrum Bryson in household of Saml Bryson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hyrum Smith Bryson in entry for David Leroy Bryson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Hyrum S Bryson, "United States Census, 1880"

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