When Miles Park Romney was born on 18 August 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Miles Romney, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Gaskell, was 34. He married Hannah Hood Hill on 10 May 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1862 and St. George, Washington, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 February 1904, in Colonia Dublán, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 60, and was buried in Colonia Dublán, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico.
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.
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AUTOBIOGRAPHY HANNAH HOOD HILL ROMNEY (Hannah H. Hill is the daughter of Archibald N. Hill and Isabel Hood Hill, born in Canada near Toronto, July 9, 1842. This history was written by her in her eight …
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