Hyrum Thomas Hill Richards

23 March 1849–18 October 1915 (Age 66)
Honey Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum Thomas Hill

When Hyrum Thomas Hill Richards was born on 23 March 1849, in Honey Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, John Kenny Richards, was 43 and his mother, Agnes Hill, was 40. He married Agnes Muir on 10 April 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1915. He died on 18 October 1915, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Mendon City Cemetery, Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Hyrum Thomas Hill Richards
Agnes Muir
Marriage: 10 April 1876
Agnes Richards
James Richards
Jane Richards
Rebecca Richards
Rachel Marilla Richards
Emma Janette Richards
Annie Laurie Richards
Bertha Viola Richards
Hyrum John Richards
Mahonri Moriancumer Richards

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 8
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 18
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

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    Settling of Mendon, Cache, Utah

    Cache Memories by Preston Nibley Herald Journal, Memories of Mendon, Cache, Utah presented at the Alexander Brice Hill Reunion held in Mendon July 17, 1978. I noticed in The Herald Journal last Monda …

    Sources (23)

    • Hyrum Richards in household of John Richards, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Hyrum T Richards im Eintrag für Mahonri Moriancumer Richards und Arva Baker, „Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937“
    • Hyrum T Richards in entry for Emma Janetta Richards, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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