Harriet Maria Horspool

Female6 February 1847–5 June 1930

Brief Life History of Harriet Maria

When Harriet Maria Horspool was born on 6 February 1847, in London, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Horspool, was 25 and her mother, Martha Moore, was 30. She married Ephraim Hesmer Nye on 9 February 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Shadwell St Paul, Middlesex, England in 1851. She died on 5 June 1930, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Hesmer Nye
Harriet Maria Horspool
Marriage: 9 February 1867
Rosaltha Amelia Nye
Hattie Elizabeth Nye

Sources (22)

  • Harriot Horspool in household of John Horspool, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Hattie Horspool in entry for Harry F. Owen and Hattie Earley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Hattie M Horspool in entry for Rosaltha Nye Woolley, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 

    Age 5

    George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 23

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Horsepool Grange in Stanton under Bardon (Leicestershire), which derives its name from Middle English hors ‘horse’ + pol(e) ‘pool’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Immigration of John and Eliza Bennett Horspool

    The following information is taken from LDS Church records: Mormon Immigration Index (ocean travel) & Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847-1868. I have extracted official records or personal recor …

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