Lorenzo Heber Durrant

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Lorenzo Heber Durrant

Birthdate: (94)
Birthplace: Deanshanger, Northampton, England
Death: June 29, 1951 (94)
Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Durrant and Phoebe Durrant (Hoar)
Husband of Sarah Jane Durrant (Norwood)
Father of Sarah Lovina Durrant; Phebe Chloe Durrant; Heber Lorenzo Durrant; Emma May Porter; Mary Elizabeth Hettrick and 5 others
Brother of James Durrant; Sarah Durrant; Mary Ann Durrant; Hannah Durrant; Eliza Ursenbach (Durrant) and 5 others

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About Lorenzo Heber Durrant

Durrant, Lorenzo Heber 1856 -

Durrant, Lorenzo Heber, Ward clerk of Porterville, Morgan county, Utah, was born Dec. 2, 1856, at Deanshunger, Northamptonshire, England, the son of William Durrant and Phebe Hoar.

He was baptized Nov. 17, 1867, by James Durrant, ordained an Elder June 13, 1878, by Apostle George Teasdale, a Seventy May 6, 1886, by Daniel Burtosh, and a High Priest Feb. 17, 1890, by John W. Taylor. In 1887-89, he filled a mission to Great Britain, laboring successively in the Scottish, Newcastle and Birmingham conferences. At home he has acted as first counselor to Bishop Joseph R. Porter, teacher, chorister and superintendent of Sunday school, and Ward chorister and historian. He has also acted as school trustee for six years. Porterville has been his permanent home and farming his principal occupation. In 1878 (June 13th) he married Sarah Jane Norwood, by whom he has had twelve children, three sons and nine daughters. Elder Durrant was once prominent in military affairs, serving three years in the National Guard of Utah (from 1894-97) He entered the service as a corporal and was promoted to second sergeant. In theatrical affairs he has also been prominent and served for a number of years as president and manager of a local dramatic club. In the numerous positions held by Elder Durrant, both ecclesiastical and civil, he has ever tried to do his duty and has given entire satisfaction.

Source : http://mormonhistory.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=389&Itemid=88


Utah Cemetery Inventory

about Lorenzo H. Durrant

Name: Lorenzo H. Durrant

Gender: M (Male)

Birth Date: 2 Dec 1856

Death Date: 29 Jun 1951

Cemetery: Porterville Cemetery

Source: Nathan Stuart & Sexton

Grave Location: C/16

Grave Marker Comments: upright marker

Relatives: Spouse Durrant, Sarah Jane Norwood

Source Information:

Utah State Historical Society, comp.. Utah Cemetery Inventory [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Original data: Utah State Historical Society. Utah Cemetery Inventory. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: 2000.

1880 United States Federal Census

about Lorenzo H. Durrant

Name: Lorenzo H. Durrant

Home in 1880: East Porterville, Morgan, Utah

Age: 22

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1858

Birthplace: England

Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)

Spouse's Name: Sara J.

Father's birthplace: England

Mother's birthplace: England

Occupation: Works On Farm

Marital Status: Married

Race: White

Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age

Lorenzo H. Durrant 22

Sara J. Durrant 17

Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: East Porterville, Morgan, Utah; Roll: T9_1336; Family History Film: 1255336; Page: 515.2000; Enumeration District: 34; .

1900 United States Federal Census

about Lorenzo H Durrant

Name: Lorenzo H Durrant

[Lorenza Durrant]

Home in 1900: Canyon Creek, Morgan, Utah

Age: 42

Birth Date: Dec 1857

Birthplace: England

Race: White

Ethnicity: American

Relationship to head-of-house: Head

Father's Birthplace: England

Mother's Birthplace: England

Spouse's Name: Sarah J

Marriage Year: 1879

Marital Status: Married

Years Married: 21

Residence : Canyon Creek, Milton, Petersen Precincts, Morgan, Utah

Household Members: Name Age

Lorenzo H Durrant 42

Sarah J Durrant 37

Heber L Durrant 18

Bertha M Durrant 15

Emma M Durrant 14

Mary E Durrant 10

Amy A Durrant 8

Ida J Durrant 6

Richard W Durrant 4

Annie A Durrant 1

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Canyon Creek, Morgan, Utah; Roll: T623 1683; Page: 3A; .


Porterville Cemetery


Morgan County

Utah, USA


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Lorenzo Heber Durrant's Timeline

December 2, 1856
Deanshanger, Northampton, England
May 30, 1879
Age 22
Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States
August 6, 1880
Age 23
Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States
April 1, 1882
Age 25
Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States
July 30, 1884
Age 27
Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States
May 26, 1886
Age 29
Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States
April 30, 1890
Age 33
Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States
March 12, 1892
Age 35
Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States
April 5, 1894
Age 37
Porterville, Morgan, Utah, United States