Heber G. Fielding

20 July 1843–15 April 1866 (Age 22)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Heber G.

When Heber G. Fielding was born on 20 July 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Fielding, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Greenwood, was 34. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 April 1866, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Fielding
Hannah Greenwood
Rachel Fielding
Ellen Fielding
Heber G. Fielding
Joseph Greenwood Fielding
Hyrum Thomas Fielding
Hannah Alice Fielding
Sarah Ann Fielding

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World Events (8)

1845 · Oh My Father
Age 2
"In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
Age 3
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple
Age 7
On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Fielden .English: occasionally from a Middle English survival of Old English felding ‘dweller in the field(s), open country’.Irish: possibly a variant of McField (see McPhail ).

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

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Memorial Heber G. Fielding

Birth: Jul. 20, 1843 Death: Apr. 15, 1866 Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Plot: B-8-15 Maintained by: SMSmith Originally Created by: Judie Latshaw Huff …

Sources (16)

  • Reber Fielding in household of Joseph Fielding, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Heber Fielding, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Heber Fielding in household of Joseph Fielding, "United States Census, 1850"

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