Keziah Turner Huntsman

21 September 1843–14 April 1866 (Age 22)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Keziah Turner

When Keziah Turner Huntsman was born on 21 September 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, James Huntsman, was 42 and her mother, Mary Johnston, was 42. She married Levi Huntsman on 1 January 1862, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 14 April 1866, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Fillmore Cemetery, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Huntsman
Keziah Turner Huntsman
Marriage: 1 January 1862
Keziah Catherine Huntsman
James William Huntsman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1862Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 2
    "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."
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple
    Age 7
    On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire): occupational name either for a hunter or a servant of a hunter, from a compound of Middle English hunte ‘the act of hunting’ (or Old English hunta ‘huntsman’) + man. In some cases the name may also arise from a late, unrecorded Old English personal name Huntmann, a compound of hunta + -mann.

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

    Sources (18)

    • 1860 - Keziah Huntsman in household of Jas Huntsman, "United States Census, Utah Ter."
    • 1850 - Keziah Huntsman in household of James Huntsman, "United States Census, Iowa"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Keziah Turner Huntsman - birth: 2 September 1843; Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

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