Elizabeth Hogan

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hogan was born on 12 July 1841, in Lee, Iowa, United States, her father, Eric Gautesson Midtboen Hogan, was 40 and her mother, Helga Knudsdatter, was 32. She married Christian Larsen Hyer before 1858, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States. She lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 27 November 1858, in North Salt Lake, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 17, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Christian Larsen Hyer
Elizabeth Hogan
Marriage: before 1858

Sources (11)

  • Betsey Hogan in household of Eric G M Hogan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Hogan, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Hogan, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.

Name Meaning

Irish (Tipperary): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓgáin ‘descendant of Ógán’, a personal name from a diminutive of óg ‘young’, also meaning ‘young warrior’. In southern Ireland, some bearers claim descent from an uncle of Brian Boru, while in northern Ireland a surname of the same form was Anglicized as Hagan .

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

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Elizabeth Hogan was born on on12 July 1841 in Lee,Iowa to Eric Gautesson Midtboen and Helga Knutsdatter Norstebo Haugen (Hogan). She was the seventh of thirteen children, eight girls and five boys. …

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