Miles Park Romney

Male18 August 1843–26 February 1904

Brief Life History of Miles Park

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.

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Family Time Line

Miles Park Romney
Catharine Jane Cottam
Marriage: 3 September 1873
Caroline Cottam Romney
Thomas Cottam Romney
Junius Romney
Claude Romney
Park Romney
Emma Romney
Edouardo Woodbury Romney
Ethel Romney
Ida Romney
Lula Romney
Vernon Romney

Sources (110)

  • Miles Park Romney in entry for Orin Nelson Romney, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Miles P Ramely, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Miles P. Romney in entry for Vernon Romney and Anna Lois Bradford, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Santa Anna forced into exile.

    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 18

    Moratorium on foreign debt payments. Tripartite agreement for intervention signed by Britain, France, and Spain.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Hannah Hood Hill

    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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