- Birth Date
- 13 November 1835
- Death Date
- 26 March 1931
Hiram Theron Spencer
Hiram initially traveled to the Salt Lake Valley in the Daniel Spencer/Ira Eldredge Company with his uncle Daniel, and his siblings in 1847. However, he later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.
In 1859, Hiram co-captained the Hiram T. Spencer/John Y Green Freight Train.
In 1868, Hiram returned from a mission to Europe with the John Gillespie Company.
- Age at Departure: 11
- Daniel Spencer (Age: 52)
- Emily Slafter Spencer (Age: 27)
- Claudius Victor Spencer (Age: 23)
- Maria Antoinette Spencer (Age: 21)
- Charles Henry Spencer (Age: 19)
- Gilbert Henry Van Schoonhoven (Age: 18)
- Anna Spencer (Age: 16)
- Amanda Spencer (Age: 7)
- Mary Leone Spencer (Age: 4)
- Edwin Eugene Spencer (Age: 3)
- Frances Elizabeth Spencer (Age: 1)
- Age at Departure: 20
- Age at Departure: 23
- Company Captain
- Age at Departure: 32
- Returning Missionary
- 1860 Utah census, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory.
- Andrew Jenson, "Chambers, Nathaniel George," Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Volume 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: The Andrew Jenson History Company, 1971), 523-524.
- Captain John Gillespie, memorandum book (2), 1868.
- Cluff, Harvey Harris, Autobiography and journals, 1868-1912, vol. 1, 111-13.
- Early Missionary Database
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Historical Department journal history of the Church, 1830-2008, 21 June 1847, 11.
- Missionary Department Missionary Registers, 1860-1959, Volume 1.
- Spencer, Hiram Theron, [Autobiography], in An Enduring Legacy, 12 vols. [1978-89], 3:306.
- Spencer, Hiram Theron, "Sketch of Life and Experiences of Patriarch and Mrs. H. T. Spencer, Who Pioneered Magna and Vicinity," [1925?], 3.
- Spencer, Hiram Theron, Reminiscences, 9. Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.
- Utah Cemetery Inventory
- Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964.
- Utah Death Registers, 1847-1966.
- Utah State History Cemeteries and Burials Database.