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 Rosel Hyde, Sr

Rosel Hyde, Sr

Birth
York, Livingston County, New York, USA
Death 20 Aug 1903 (aged 87)
Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 20-2-A-23
Memorial ID 123711 · View Source
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Son of Heman Hyde and Polly Wyman Tilton

Married Mary Ann Cowles, 12 Dec 1839, Payson, Adams, Illinois

Children - Martha Ann Hyde, Sarah Maria Hyde, Rosel James Hyde, Mary Louisa Hyde, Helen Elvira Hyde Heman Hyde, Austin Cowles Hyde, Charles Corydon Hyde, David Hyde, Wesley Hyde, William Alonzo Hyde, Polly Hyde

Married Hannah Maria Simmons, 22 Feb 1862, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children - Samuel Simmons Hyde, Henry S. Hyde, George Tilton Hyde, Clara Maria Hyde, John Simmons Hyde, Mary Ann Hyde, Mabel Hyde, Rosel Hyde, Frank Hyde, Ida Hyde, Polly Hyde

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 1, p. 466

Hyde, Rosel, counselor in the Kaysville Ward bishopric from 1858 to 1877, is a son of Heman Hyde and Polly W. Tilton, and was born at York, Livingston county, N.Y., May 20, 1816. He was baptized May 8, 1836, by Joel H. Johnson at Kirtland, Ohio, and confirmed the same day. He moved from Kirtland with his father's family to Missouri, where, within two days' drive of Far West, they were met by a mob and forced to leave the State. They fled to Quincy, Ill., where they wintered. Rosel was married Dec. 12, 1839, and in 1843 he moved to Bear creek settlement, Hancock county, Ill. He was driven from the State in 1846, along with the rest of the Saints. He settled near the Missouri river, a short distance below Winter Quarters, at a place called Council Point, and remained there till May 20, 1849, when he took up the march for the Rocky Mountains. He arrived in Salt Lake City in September, of the same year, where he first settled, but moved to Kaysville in the spring of 1853. Here he built a house on the farm on which he now resides. He joined with the Saints in their exodus south in 1858, but returned the same year. In the fall of 1858 he was set apart as first counselor to Bishop Allen Taylor of Kaysville and held that position during that Bishop's administration. Christopher Layton succeeded Bishop Taylor as Bishop, and Bro. Hyde served as his first counselor until 1877, when Christopher Layton was chosen as a member of the Stake presidency. He was ordained a Patriarch by Franklin D. Richards Jan. 13, 1878. As captain of a Church train he went to Winter Quarters in 1863, and returned the same season with a company of emigrants. He filled a mission to New York State in the winter of 1859-60: served in Territorial legislature in the session of 1858-59, and served as county selectman in Davis county five successive terms of three years each. He has been mayor of Kaysville, and held several other important civil positions there. Bro. Hyde has been a very energetic and thrifty man, has labored hard and accomplished much good in the developments of the resources of the country.


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  • Maintained by: SMSmith
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 123711
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rosel Hyde, Sr (20 May 1816–20 Aug 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 123711, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by SMSmith (contributor 46491005) .