Hyrum Lester Bair

29 September 1872–18 February 1957 (Age 84)
Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum Lester

When Hyrum Lester Bair was born on 29 September 1872, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Hyrum Bair, was 21 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Van Orden, was 19. He married Harriet Armina Skidmore on 9 June 1897. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cache Junction, Cache, Utah, United States in 1950 and World in 1950. He died on 18 February 1957, in Layton, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Lester Bair
Harriet Armina Skidmore
Marriage: 9 June 1897
Marion Lester Bair
Theoda S Bair
Birdie Leora Bair
Melvin Doris Bair
John Seldon Bair
Horace Wendell Bair

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1897
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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.
    Age 22
    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 24
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Baer .

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

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    Autobiographical Notes of Hyrum Lester Bair 1872-1957

    The following is taken from the autobiography of Hyrum Lester Bair (June’s brother) which gives us an idea of their times and way of living. I, Hyrum Lester Bair, eldest son of Hyrum and Mary E …

    Sources (51)

    • H Lester Bair in entry for Richmond, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Hyrum Lester Bair, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • H. L. Bair in entry for Melvin D. Bair and Fern Mcbride, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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