Elihu Hiatt Jr

4 December 1855–19 April 1898 (Age 42)
Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Elihu

When Elihu Hiatt Jr was born on 4 December 1855, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Elihu Hiatt Sr, was 37 and his mother, Rebecca Courter, was 36. He married Sarah Elizabeth Lucas on 14 February 1884, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1860 and Harrisville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 19 April 1898, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Elihu Hiatt Jr
Sarah Elizabeth Lucas
Marriage: 14 February 1884
James Elihu Hiatt
Francis Ezra Hiatt
Vilate Elizabeth Hiatt
Jesse Levi Hiatt
Reuben Alma Hiatt
Iva Lavina Hiatt
Charley Leroy Hiatt
Mary Jane Hiatt

Spouse and Children

14 February 1884
Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 12

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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 spelling of Hyatt .

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

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Story Highlight


Elihu Hiatt Jr.was born 4 December 1855 in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah Territory to Elihu H. and Rebecca Courter Hiatt. His father was born in 1818 in Wilmington, Clinton, Ohio to Reuben and …

Sources (3)

  • Elihu Hiatt in household of Rebecca Hiatt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elehu Hyet in household of E Hyet, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elihu Hiatt in household of Rebecca Hiatt, "United States Census, 1880"

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