Hyrum Smith Stevens

12 December 1840–21 May 1924 (Age 83)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum Smith

When Hyrum Smith Stevens was born on 12 December 1840, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Lyman Stevens, was 28 and his mother, Martha Durfee, was 29. He married Deborah Lerona Lemmon on 24 August 1862, in Shunesburg, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1909. His occupation is listed as sheriff & farmer in Iron, Utah, United States. He died on 21 May 1924, in Driggs, Teton, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pratt Cemetery, Alta, Teton, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Smith Stevens
1840–1924
Hannah Elizabeth Wardle
1861–1936
Marriage: 19 June 1879
Joseph Franklin Stevens
1880–1957
Rose Elizabeth Stevens
1881–1937
Deborah Stevens
1883–1913
John Smith Stevens
1884–1954
Jabus Euzile Stevens
1886–1963
Nettie Loraine Stevens
1888–1931
Bertha Abigail Stevens
1889–1962
Nathan Ira Stevens
1892–1963
Volney Edmond Stevens
1894–1949
Zina Ethel Stevens
1896–1978
Delis Stevens
1898–1968
Harriet Stevens
1900–1966
Kenneth Earl Stevens
1902–1958
Clint Wardell Stevens
1904–1927
Derwood Stevens
1906–1956

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1879St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (15)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 1
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    1846
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (London), Flemish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Steven . The surname of Flemish origin is also found in the Walloon part of Belgium. In North America, the English form of the surname has also absorbed some like-sounding Jewish names and various other European cognates, e.g. Greek Stefanidis , Serbian Stevanović (see Stevanovic ), Slovenian and Slovak Štefanič (see Stefanic ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Stephans
    Steeves
    Stephens
    Stevers
    Steven

    Story Highlight

    Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Lyman Stevens Family

    STEVENS, LYMAN. Came to Utah 1847, contingent of Mormon Battalion. Married Martha Durfee (daughter of Edmund Durfee and Miss Pickle). Their children: John, d. aged 2; Reuben L., m. Lydia Gribble; Hyr …

    Sources (63)

    • Hyrum S Stevens, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • H S Stevens in entry for J E Stevens and Ruth Barton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Hyrum Smith Stevens in entry for Hannah Elizabeth Stevens, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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