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Hiram Shriver (1830 - 1893)

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Hiram Shriver
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Cedar County, Iowamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Cedar, Iowamap
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Hiram was born in 1830 in Ohio. He is the son of John Shriver and Lovicia Smith.

Hiram was married twice. The first marriage was to Martha Watkins on 22 March 1858 in Cedar County, Iowa.[1]

He was married second to Elizabeth Eden on October 5, 1873, in Cedar County, Iowa.[2]

He passed away in 1893 and is buried in the Massillon Cemetery in Cedar County, Iowa. A memorial page has been established on Find A Grave.

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1830 - United States Federal Census - Ancestry has this family misindexed under Bloom Twp. but the image clearly shows Center Twp., Morgan Co., Ohio. In the 1830 census John Shriver is shown with a family of five people: 1 white male uder five (Hiram), 1 male 20 thru 29, (John Jasper), one female under five (Lucinda) , 1 female 5 thru 9 (Elizabeth) and one white female 20-29 (Lovica).[3]

1850 - United States Federal Census - In 1850, the Shrivers were living in Springfield township, Cedar County, Iowa. The household consisted of John Shriver, 47, born about 1803 in Pennsylvania; Lovica Shriver, 46, born about 1804 in Ohio; Hiram Shriver, 20, born about 1830 in Ohio; Mary Shriver, 16, born about 1834 in Ohio; John Shriver, 14, born about 1836 in Ohio and Jacob Shriver, 10, born about 1840 in Illinois.[4]

March 22, 1858 - Marriage - Married to Martha Watkins in Cedar County, Iowa.

October 5, 1873 - Marriage - Married to Elizabeth Eden in Cedar County, Iowa.

September 22, 1893 - Death


  1. FamilySearch, "Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992," database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (, Shriver - Watkins 1858 marriage; FHL film #0986805; index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
  2. FamilySearch, "Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992," database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (, Shriver - Eden marriage to 1873, FHL Film # 0986805; Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
  3. 1830 U.S. census, Morgan, Ohio, Center Twp., p. 104 written, line 11, John Shriver; digital images, (; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M19, roll 137.
  4., 1850 United States Federal Census (jpeg image, (Online: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007), subscription database, [Digital scan of original records in the National Archives, Washington, DC], <>), Year: 1850; Census Place: Springfield, Cedar, Iowa; Roll: M432_182; Page: 127A; Image: 248.

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