Jeremiah Stringham

5 February 1825–25 November 1899 (Age 74)
Colesville, Broome, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Stringham was born on 5 February 1825, in Colesville, Broome, New York, United States, his father, George Stringham, was 34 and his mother, Polly Hendrickson, was 21. He married Sarah Ann Bovee on 21 September 1849, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Piute, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 25 November 1899, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Stringham
Sarah Ann Bovee
Marriage: 21 September 1849
Benjamin Franklin Stringham
George Walter Stringham
William Elisha Stringham
Mary Ellen Stringham
Jacob Albert Stringham
Jeremiah Stringham
Margaret Elizabeth Stringham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 September 1849Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 20
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."

    Name Meaning

    English (London): habitational name from Strensham (Worcestershire), recorded as Stringesham in 1328. The placename appears to derive from an Old English personal name Streng (genitive Strenges) + Old English hām ‘village, homestead’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Old Stringham Letters

    COPIES OF LETTERS From: Nathaniel George Stringham and Bryant Stringham Hinckley, Briant Stringham and His People (Salt Lake City, Utah: Stevens & Wallis Press, 1949. …

    Sources (45)

    • Jeremiah Stringham in entry for David Hyrum Stringham, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Jerimiah Stringans, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Jeremiah Stringham in entry for Jacob A Stringham and Mary W Stringham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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