Harrison Herman Severe

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About Harrison Herman Severe

Harrison Herman Severe was born 17 September 1820 at Knox County, Ohio, United States, the son of James Severe (1775 - 1849) and Mary Harris (1779 - 1852). He arrived in Utah 4 October 1850. He had two plural wives and seventeen children. The Severe family home was in Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah. Harrison Severe served as a Captain in the Nauvoo Legion, a Pony Express rider, and a bodyguard of President Brigham Young. He died 7 December 1901 at Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah, and is buried at Grantsville City Cemetery, Plot: Block L, Section 1, Lot 13, Space 3W, Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah, United States.

Marriages and Children

  1. Dorcas McBride (daughter of Thomas McBride and Cathrine Johns), born 16 August 1822, married 31 December 1839, in Adams county, Illinois. Their children were:
    1. Lyman W. Severe born 31 August 1840, married Malinda Mclntosh;
    2. Ann J. Severe born 6 December 1844, married George Whittle;
    3. Isabella Arminta Severe born 6 August 1849, married John Craner;
    4. Hyrum H. Severe born 6 February 1852, married Leonora Eastham;
    5. Sarah Deseret Severe born 18 May 1856, married F. M. Cummins;
    6. Donald Carlos Severe born 6 October 1858;
    7. Olive Emily Severe born 19 May 1865, married James F. Walker.
  2. Elizabeth Orr (1840 - 1922)
    1. Henrietta E. Severe (1857 - 1928)
    2. Seymour Brunson Severe (1859 - 1927)
    3. Clarinda May Severe (1861 - 1861)
    4. Annie Elizabeth Severe Dayley (1862 - 1941)
    5. Lily May Severe (1864 - 1940)
    6. Robert Mathew Severe (1867 - 1869)
    7. Edgar Gilman Severe (1871 - 1945)
    8. Agnes Eola Severe Cask (1873 - 1961)
    9. Mark Randall Severe (1877 - 1880)
    10. Amber Irene Severe Palmer (1880 - 1971)

Sources

Harrison crossed the plains with the William Snow/ Joseph Young Company in 1850. He Was with his wife Dorcas Mc Bride and all the children listed except Hyrum who was born after their arrival in Grantsville.

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Harrison Herman Severe's Timeline

1820
September 17, 1820
Milford Township, Knox County, Ohio
1840
April 29, 1840
Age 19
August 31, 1840
Age 19
Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
1844
December 6, 1844
Age 24
Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
1846
February 6, 1846
Age 25
1849
August 6, 1849
Age 28
Moravia, Appanoose, Iowa, United States
1852
February 6, 1852
Age 31
Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah, United States
1852
Age 31
1854
1854
Age 33