Hyrum D. Buys

1 June 1846–10 September 1922 (Age 76)
Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum D.

When Hyrum D. Buys was born on 1 June 1846, in Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States, his father, Hyrum DeBaun Buys, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Huntington, was 33. He married Margaret Jane Moss on 1 January 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 10 September 1922, in Diamond Springs, El Dorado, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in El Dorado, El Dorado, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum D. Buys
Margaret Jane Moss
Marriage: 1 January 1868
Mary Elizabeth Buys
Zina Jane Buys
Amanda Ella Buys
Hyrum Edward Buys
Margaret Alice Buys
William Henery Buys
Charles Franklin Buys
Gladys Irene Buys
Archie Moss Buys

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made
    Age 1
    The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.
    Age 4
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 20
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and Flemish: variant of Buis . This surname is also established in South Africa. Compare Bice , Bise , and Byce .

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

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    Hyrum DeBaun Buys 1802-1855 Life Sketch

    BIOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL OF HYRUM DEBAUN BUYS In the year 1802, at Waterford, Saratoga county, New York, was born a son to Jacob D. Buys and Sarah (Howard) Buys. This little son w …

    Sources (18)

    • Hyrum Bays in household of Hyrum D Bays, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Hiram in entry for William Henry Buys and Jessie Alice Schance, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Hyrum D Buys, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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