Hyrum Smith Hamson

22 September 1849–10 December 1912 (Age 63)
Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum Smith

When Hyrum Smith Hamson was born on 22 September 1849, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, George Frederick Hamson, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Ann Smith, was 21. He married Eliza Collins Beckstead on 14 August 1877, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Oxford, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Portneuf, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 10 December 1912, in Mexico, at the age of 63, and was buried in Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Smith Hamson
Eliza Collins Beckstead
Marriage: 14 August 1877
Claudia Hamson
Hyram Roswald Hamson
Beatrice Hamson
Louise Collins Hamson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 August 1877Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 2
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 17
    French troops depart.

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands, especially Leicestershire): variant of Hampson .

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

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    Box Elder News FORMER RESIDENT DIES IN MEXICO Mr. George Hamson received word that his elder brother Hyrum Hamson had died of dropsy on December 10th (1912) down in Mexico. Mr. Hamson was formerly …

    Sources (25)

    • Hyrum Hason in entry for Beatrice Saxer, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Hyram Hampson in household of Geo Hampson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hyrum Hampson in entry for Eliza Beckstead Hampson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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