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
Hannah Elizabeth Wardle
Marriage: 19 June 1879
Joseph Franklin Stevens
Rose Elizabeth Stevens
Deborah Stevens
John Smith Stevens
Jabus Euzile Stevens
Nettie Loraine Stevens
Bertha Abigail Stevens
Nathan Ira Stevens
Volney Edmond Stevens
Zina Ethel Stevens
Delis Stevens
Harriet Stevens
Kenneth Earl Stevens
Clint Wardell Stevens
Derwood Stevens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1879St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
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    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.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    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.

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    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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