Heber Romney

Brief Life History of Heber

When Heber Romney was born in 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Miles Romney, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Gaskell, was 35. He died before 1853.

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Family Time Line

Miles Romney
Elizabeth Gaskell
George Romney
Elizabeth Romney
Sarah Romney
Joseph Gaskell Romney
Brigham Romney
Ellen Romney
Miles Park Romney
Heber Romney
Hiram Thomas Gaskell Romney
Mary Ann Romney
Jane Agnes Romney

Sources (5)

  • Heber Romney in household of Joseph Romney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Heber Romney - birth-name: Heber Romney
  • Heber Romney, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

World Events (6)

1845 · Oh My Father

"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."


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Romney (Kent), from an uncertain first element (perhaps an Old English personal name Rūmen) + Old English ēa ‘river, stream’. Compare Rye 2.

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

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