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
1806–1877
Elizabeth Gaskell
1809–1884
George Romney
1831–1920
Elizabeth Romney
1833–1907
Sarah Romney
1836–1909
Joseph Gaskell Romney
1838–1888
Brigham Romney
1839–1853
Ellen Romney
1840–1846
Miles Park Romney
1843–1904
Heber Romney
1844–1853
Hiram Thomas Gaskell Romney
1845–1914
Mary Ann Romney
1848–1924
Jane Agnes Romney
1850–1853

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."

1846

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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