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Mace, Hiram, 1811-1896



  • Existence: 1811 - 1896


Hiram Mace (1811-1896) was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a pioneer, a farmer, and a mayor in Fillmore, Utah.

Hiram Mace Sr. was born on May 5, 1811, in Aurelius, New York, to Henry and Clarlia Dewaters Mace. He married Elizabeth Armstrong on April 4, 1837, in Michigan. He converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was among the pioneers travelling west. He was a man of many jobs in Utah, from farmer and orderly seargent, to missionary and mayor of Fillmore, Utah. He died on August 28, 1896, in Fillmore, Utah.

Citation:, Sept. 15, 2015 (Hiram Mace; b. May 5, 1811, in Aurelius, Cayuga County, New York; parents Henry and Clarlia Dewaters Mace; m. Elizabeth Armstrong April 4, 1837, in Michigan; d. August 28, 1896 in Fillmore, Millard County, Utah; occupations farmer, orderly sergeant, missionary, and mayor)

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Hiram Mace journal

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232593415]
Identifier: MSS 8734
Content Description Leather-bound journal kept by Hiram Mace. Journal was likely created in approximately 1860. Includes genealogical information of Mace's posterity, including birth and death dates. Also includes a brief autobiographical sketch of Mace's life from his birth until 1885, including his childhood in upstate New York, conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, experiences in Nauvoo, Illinois, travels to Utah and eventual settlement and life in Fillmore, Utah. Also includes some...
Dates: approximately 1860-1913