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Information about your Mormon Pioneers, family history and genealogy.

Esshom, Frank; Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah; Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company; Published 1913; Salt Lake City, Utah.

Babcock, Adolphis

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Daniel Babcock). Came to Utah 1847, oxteam company.

Married:Jerusha Jane Rowley in New York.
Their children:
  1. Lorenzo, married Amy Ann Marble;
  2. Lucy, married William Wood;
  3. George, married Molly Easton;
  4. Eliza, married Brigham Young;
    1. John Groves, married Dominicus Carter;
  5. Parmelia, married Branch Young;
  6. Alburn, married Mary Conover; married Hannah King;
  7. John, married Harriet McKee;
  8. William Henry born July 15, 1848, married Mary Jane Parsons.

Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Farmer. Died March, 1872.

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Babcock, Lorenzo

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Member of the Mormon Battalion and a Mormon Pioneer.

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(son of Adolphus Babcock and Jerusha Jane Rowley). Came to Utah with part of Mormon Battalion, Company C.

Married:Amy Ann Marble, at Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of Nathaniel Marble and Mary King). She was born February 14, 1826.
Their children:
  1. George, died infant;
  2. William, married Louisa Loveland;
  3. John, married Augusta May Hansett;
  4. Amy Ann, died infant;
  5. Nathaniel, married Lydia Simmons;
  6. Mary Ann, married James Dickens Fullmer;
  7. Joseph, married Sarah Norton;
  8. Jerusha Jane, married James Bryner.

Family resided Gunnison and Vernon, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher. Settlement guard in early Indian troubles. Died in 1906 or 1907, at Mona, Jaub county, Utah.

Warning

Eshom has a death date of “1906 or 1907” but his gravestone shows a death date of March 16, 1903.

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Babcock, William Henry

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Adolphus Babcock and Jerusha Jane Rowley). Born July 15, 1848, Salt Lake City.

Married:Mary Jane Parsons, December 20, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Parsons and Lydia Rebecca Fisher of Missouri, and later of Spanish Fork, Utah, pioneers, 1854). She was born May 10, 1854, in Missouri.
Their children:
  1. George Oliver born April 25, 1870, died aged 5;
  2. William Henry born October 18, 1872, married Alice Thompson;
  3. Alburn P. born November 24, 1874, married Anna Haycock;
  4. Mary R. born December 31, 1876, married William Henry Davis;
  5. Benjamin Franklin born February 1, 1878, died aged 23;
  6. Lydia Jane born April 26, 1880, married Ray Cook;
  7. John born November 24, 1882, died infant;
  8. Lucy Elvina born January 21, 1883, died aged 9;
  9. Vardis Andrew born August 1887;
  10. Ernest LeRoy Miller (adopted) born February 11, 1902.

Family home Spring Glen, Utah.

Married:Maggie Grove at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Grove of Salt Lake City, a pioneer with oxteam company).
Only child born was:
  1. William.

Elder. Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Farmer.

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Babcock, George

Married:Annie Katherine ____.
Their children:
  1. Lovica, married John Loveless;
  2. Rozilla A., married Vardis Simmons;
  3. George Henry, married Sadie Reese;
  4. Rufus Daniel, born February 20, 1875, married Marie Madsen.

Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Died 1874, at Spanish Fork, Utah.

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Babcock, Rufus Daniel

(son of George Babcock and Annie Katherine). Born February 20, 1875, Spanish Fork, Utah.

Married:Marie Madsen January 1, 1898, at Lake View, Utah (daughter of Peter Madsen and Lena Johnson of Lake View, Utah, pioneers 1856). She was born December 23, 1874.
Their children:
  1. Lena Katherine born September 1, 1898;
  2. Rufus Stanford, born March 31, 1900;
  3. Lynn Sterling born May 30, 1902;
  4. Vesper Ellsworth born September 24, 1904;
  5. Kenneth Hyrum born June 5, 1907;
  6. Iola born February 5, 1908.

Family home Vineyard, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher. Farmer.

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Babbitt, Richard

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Henry William Babbitt and Elizabeth Taylor). Born July 2, 1842. Came to Utah 1850.

Married:Fidelia Chapman (daughter of Welcome Chapman and Susan Amelia Rigley), who was born October 11, 1846, Winter Quarters, Nebraska.

Brought the first printing ink to Salt Lake City 1850. Settled in Tooele valley, and assisted in building forts; moved to Cache valley and sawed his building lumber by hand, enduring all the hardships of pioneering that country. After moving near Brigham City, the call for the move south came, and they went to San Pete valley; here they endured many hardships on account of the hostility of the Indians. Went to Manti, then to Spring City, and from here went on a mission to The Muddy, where he stayed two years, and returned to Brigham City; resided here seven years, when he moved to Malad City, Idaho, where he now resides.

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Bachman, Jacob

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Hans R. Bachman, born April 3, 1791, and Elizabeth Aerna, born April 10, 1791, both of Switzerland; married September 26, 1824). He was born April 15, 1830, Wiflisburg, Switzerland. Came to Utah October 15, 1863, Samuel D. White company.

Married:Elizabeth Sutter of Bozberg, Switzerland.
Their children:
  1. Mary, born February 21, 1854, died;
  2. Frana, born February 23, 1857, married Henry A. Hill;
  3. Jacob born October 27, 1858;
  4. Elizabeth, born March 14, 1860, married W. H. Reeder;
  5. Emuel born August 17, 1862, married Mary Jane Heninger;
  6. Rosilla, born February 26, 1864, married Moroni D. Ferrin March 6, 1889;
  7. Bertha born April 19, 1865, married A. J. Stallings July 3, 1885;
  8. Alma born November, 1866, died December 25, 1890.

Family resided at Lynn and Eden, Weber county, Utah.

Married:Anna Hazel Sweiler April, 1867, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Anna Sweiler), who was born September 29, 1847, Ottenbach, Switzerland.
Their children:
  1. Joseph born February 8, 1868, married Maggie McBride December 8, 1890;
  2. Annie born August 9, 1870, married William Ingles March 10, 1901;
  3. John R. born October 19, 1875, married Nellie Fordham August 19, 1900;
  4. Emma Josephine born December 8, 1887.

Family home Eden, Utah.

High priest. Farmer.

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Bachman, Emuel

(son of Jacob Bachman and Elizabeth Sutter). Born August 17, 1862, Bern, Switzerland. Came to Utah a child in arms.

Married:Mary Jane Heninger December 1884, at Eden (daughter of Reese T. Heninger and Frances Lowthen), who was born October 3, 1855, and died November 6, 1885.
Only child:
  1. Emuel, Jr., born November 1, 1885, married Esther Colman.
Married:Mary Jane Taylor December 1884, at Eden (daughter Joseph Taylor and Jane Lake).

No children.

Member Company A of the Mormon Battalion. Pioneer of Lewisville, Idaho, 1885. Now bishop of Harrisville ward, North Weber stake.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists Emuel Bachman as a member of Company A of the Mormon Battalion. Since the battalion disbaned in 1847 and Bachman wasn’t born until 1862 this is a mistake.

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Bachman, Joseph

(son of Jacob Bachman and Anna Hazel Sweiler). Born February 8, 1869, Eden, Utah.

Married:Margaret H. McBride, December 8, 1890 (daughter of Heber R. McBride, born May 13, 1843, Churchton, England, a pioneer November 30, 1856, Edward Martin handcart company, and Elizabeth Ann Burns, born February 17, 1851). She was born March 30, 1871, Eden, Utah.
Their children:
    1. Reel born October 19, 1895;
  1. Malva E. born April 21, 1898;
  2. Comfort M. born September 2, 1900;
  3. Blaine born August 6, 1902;
  4. Velva born June 30, 1906;
  5. Alta born November 24, 1910.

Counselor 133d quorum seventies; Sunday school officer; teacher YMMIA.

Warning

Eshhom shows birthdate as “February 8, 1869” but his Utah Death Certificate shows his birthdate as “Feb. 8, 1868”. Eshhom shows his mother’s name as “Anna Hazel Sweiler” but the death certificate shows his mother’s name as “Anna Hegetschweiler”.

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Backhouse, James

Came to Utah September 15, 1861, Ira Eldredge company.

Married:Jane Williams. She was born in 1824, and died July 24, 1898.
Their children:
  1. Mary Alice, married Edwin J. Ward;
  2. Jennie;
  3. James, married Charlotte Peterson;
  4. John;
  5. Eleanor, married John Slaugh;
  6. William.

Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

High priest. Cotton spinner; farmer. Died June, 1909.

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Backman, Samuel C.

(son of Sven Backman and Ingred Dahlberg). Born December 7, 1835, in Sweden. Came to Utah in July 1878.

Married:Anna J. Anderson March 1858, Goteborg, Sweden (daughter of Anders Anderson and Martha Benson of Sweden). She was born May 13, 1830.
Their children:
  1. Andrew S., married Johanna Larson;
  2. Gustave H., married Grace Pollard;
  3. George S., married Ophelia Allred;
  4. William J., married Edith Gill;
  5. Anna W., married Zeke Billington.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member seventies; presiding elder of the 15th ward; high priest. Plumber and coppersmith. Made copper towers in temple. Died January 20, 1913, Salt Lake City.

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Backman, Gustave H.

(son of Samuel C. Backman and Anna J. Anderson). Born May 18, 1864, Goteborg, Sweden. Came to Utah July 3, 1877.

Married:Grace Pollard June 25, 1890, Logan, Utah (daughter of Bishop Joseph Pollard and Mary Anne Bailey, of Salt Lake City). She was born November 27, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Gustave Pollard born November 11, 1891, married Annie Davis;
  2. LeGrand Pollard born December 18, 1893;
  3. Milton Vaughn born September 8, 1898;
  4. Grace Lucille born December 31, 1899;
  5. Ralph Vernon, born May 4, 1904;
  6. Harold Samuel born June 16, 1907;
  7. Edna Louise, born January 2, 1909.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Chorister 16th ward. City recorder. Attorney-at-law.

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Bacon, Chancy

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

Born October 22, 1811, in Madison county, New York. Came to Utah July 23, 1852, Robert Richie independent company.

Married:Mary Glazier in April, 1831, who died at LaHarpe, Hancock county, Illinois, in February 1838. Her father was a pioneer, settling at Provo.
Only child:
  1. Francis, married Jane Loader.

Lived at Pleasant Grove, Utah; died there August 31, 1888.

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Bacon, Francis

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Chancy Bacon and Mary Glazier). Born 1832 in Madison county, New York. Came to Utah 1852 with father.

Married:Jane Loader February 5, 1860. She was born in England, December 7, 1841.
Their children:
  1. Eliza Jane born December 7, 1860, married William Hess, August 10, 1878;
  2. Franklin R. born June 4, 1862, married Sarah Hess 1885;
  3. Nelson Ames born February 6, 1864, died March.
Married:Elizabeth Simpson April 10, 1864, Pleasant Grove, Utah. She was born October 6, 1842, in England.
Their children:
  1. Chancy born May 17, 1865, married Lettie Thompson 1889;
  2. Elizabeth born July 19, 1867, married Allen Thompson 1888;
  3. Lorenzo born November 26, 1869, married Lucy Dunn, November 19, 1899;
  4. Albert born July 18, 1873, married Lottie Smith October 28, 1897;
  5. Lawrence born July 17, 1876;
  6. Florence born January 30, 1881;
  7. Leroy born June 19, 1886.

Family resided Pleasant Grove, Utah, and Georgetown, Idaho.

Went to Idaho in 1865 and operated probably the first ferry-boat on Bear river; later moved to California, where he engaged in various enterprises and returned to Utah four years later. Moved to Georgetown, Idaho, in 1876, and has held many positions of honor and trust. Priest; teacher and seventy; school trustee.

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Badger, Orson P.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Ephraim Badger and Harriet Farr; latter native of Vermont). He was born 1835, Waterford, Caledonia county, Vermont. Came to Utah 1847.

Married:Eliza Jane Gay in 1855. She was born September 27, 1838, Rockingham, Richmond county, North Carolina.
Their children:
  1. Orson P. born October 29, 1857, married Annis Shaw September 25, 1879;
  2. Amanda Jane, married Thomas Farr;
  3. Harriet Ann;
  4. Eliza May, married William Taylor.
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Badger, Orson P. Jr.

(son of Orson Badger and Eliza Jane Gay). Born October 29, 1857, Salt Lake City.

Married:Annis Shaw, September 25, 1879 (daughter of William Shaw and Diana Chase, pioneers 1848). She was born at Ogden, Utah.
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Badger, Rodney

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Police officer who died while trying to save someone from drowning. Member of first Mormon pioneer company ariving in Salt Lake Valley, July 24, 1847.

(son of John Badger and Lydia Chamberlain). Born February 4, 1824, Waterford, Vermont. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married:Nancy Garr March 9, 1845, La Harpe, Hancock county, Illinois. (daughter of Fielding Garr and Paulina Turner of Richmond, Indiana). She was born October 17, 1822, and came to Utah October 2, 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company.
Their children:
  1. Nancy Maria, married William Hardin Ashby;
  2. Rodney Carlos, married Louisa Adeline Ashby Nobles;
  3. George William, married Mary Stevens;
  4. Charlotte Louisa.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sheriff of Salt Lake county; lieutenant territorial militia. He was drowned in the Weber river April 29, 1853, in attempting to save the family of an immigrant whose wagon had capsized in the stream.

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Badger, Rodney Carlos

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Badger practiced plural marriage and was married to three wives.

(son of Rodney Badger and Nancy Garr). Born September 6, 1848, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married:Louisa Adeline Ashby Nobles December 27, 1877, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Bates Nobles and Susan Hammond Ashby of Salt Lake City, pioneers respectively 1847 and 1848). She was born November 9, 1849.
Their children:
  1. Carlos Ashby born October 31, 1878, married Rosalia Jenkins;
  2. Ralph Ashby born April 8, 1880, married Julia Peterson;
  3. Nancy Louisa Ashby born August 30, 1881, married Edward M. Ashton;
  4. Elizabeth Ashby born July 17, 1883;
  5. Alice Ashby born March 3, 1885;
  6. Edna Ashby born April 20, 1887,
  7. Hammond Ashby born January 18, 1889, latter three died.

Missionary to California 1877; member bishopric 15th ward; YMMIA general board 1875 to 1912; president high priests. Salt Lake stake, 1909 to date. Indian war veteran; connected with Deseret national bank and Badger Brothers, brokers.

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Badger, Carlos Ashby

(son of Rodney Badger and Louisa Adeline Ashby Nobles), born October 31, 1878, at Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married:Rosalia Jenkins June 26, 1901, at Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Thomas Jenkins and Mahala Elmer of Salt Lake City, Utah, pioneers the former of 1848, the latter of October 1, 1870). She was born April 20, 1877.
Their children:
  1. Carlos Jenkins born April 14, 1902;
  2. Ashby Jenkins, born October 15, 1903;
  3. Rosalia born February 25, 1905;
  4. Alice born March 23, 1907;
  5. Elizabeth born September 22, 1908;
  6. Thomas Jenkins born May 21, 1910;
  7. Rodney Jenkins born July 13, 1912.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Missionary to Colorado 1897-1900; high priest; MIA and stake president; Sunday school assistant superintendent in 4th ward and in Liberty stake. State senator 1909-13; secretary to US. Senator Reed Smoot 1904-07. Lawyer, being a graduate of George Washington University, Washington, D. C.

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Bagley, Daniel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

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(son of Eli Bagley, born January 7, 1804, in Ohio, and Nancy Ann Belt, born March 21, 1811, in Butler County, Ohio, married January 15, 1825). He was born February 24, 1829, Decatur county, Indiana, and came to Utah 1853, Daniel Miller Company.

Married:Mary Wood 1845 (daughter of John Wood and Rebecca Belt). She was born March 22, 1833. Came to Utah with her husband.
Their children:
  1. Margaret Melissa, born June 24, 1852, married Thomas Flanigan;
  2. Cedenia born November 11, 1854, married Merrill E. Willis 1870.

Called by Brigham Young on mission to Southern Utah to settle Dixie 1865, and to Arizona by Erastus Snow 1877. Assisted in hauling rock for the foundation of the Salt Lake temple. Went to Echo canyon to resist Johnston’s army. Walker and Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Lived Arizona until 1895, then moved to Springville, Utah, where he died.

Warning

Eshhom has a birthdate of “February 24, 1829” while his Utah death certificate shows a birthdate of “February 24, 1827”.

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Bagnall, Joseph

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Mormon Pioneer of 1865.

(son of George Bagnall, born October 11,1805, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England and Ann Rawling). He was born December 27, 1839, Wakefield, England. Came to Utah November 9, 1865, Henson Walker company.

Married Sarah Ann Frobisher December 27, 1864 (daughter of Thomas Frobisher and Ann Cookson).

Their children:
  1. Joseph F., born November 22, 1870, married Hannah Christensen;
  2. William H., born January 22, 1873, married Lena Christensen.

Settled at Moroni, Utah, December, 1865; stone cutter on St. George temple; moved to Chester, San Pete county, 1876, where he served as school trustee 14 years; first counselor lo Bishop Christensen 14 years, and assisted in erecting many buildings for public use.

Warning

Eshhom shows a birthdate of “December 27, 1839” but his Utah death certificate shows a birthdate of “Jan 27 1840”.

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Bailey, Francis William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Francis William Bailey and Eliza Smith of Southampton, England). Born August 6, 1840, at Ferham, Hantshire, England. Came to Utah October 17, 1862, Henry Miller company.

Married:Annie Eliza Ingram April, 1862, at Southampton, England. (daughter of George Ingram and Caroline Tapper of Southampton). She was born November 15, 1833.
Their children:
  1. Francis Tracy, married Rachel Whittaker;
  2. Mary Harriet, married George Richmond;
  3. Owen A., married Mary Strong;
  4. William Esau, married Esther Faust;
  5. Jacob Ralph, married Delia McKnight, married Polly Paramore;
  6. Samuel Charles, married Eliza A. Paramore.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Elder. Formerly a sea captain. Followed various occupations in Utah.

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Bailey, Francis Tracy

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Francis William Bailey and Annie Eliza Ingram). Born April 16, 1863, Peterson, Utah.

Married:Rachel Whittaker, December 16, 1885, at Logan, Utah (daughter of Isaac Whittaker and Betsy Gallent of Manchester and Norwich, England). She was born September 23, 1866.
Only child:
  1. Hazel L. born June 6, 1890, married George Anderson.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Seventy; missionary to England 1899 and 1901; president YMMIA of 15th and 24th wards; Sunday school teacher in 16th ward. Special policeman; notary public. Formerly a sailor; railroad brakeman; yardmaster and conductor on all railroads operating in Utah. Later practiced medicine.

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Bailey, James Watson

(son of James Bailey and Mary Ann Tucker of Kanesville, Illinois). He was born August 2, 1850. Came to Utah July, 1861.

Married:Nancy Ann Borrson September 19, 1874 (daughter of Niels Henry Borrson and Johanna Nielson). She was born January 7, 1857, at Spanish Fork, Utah.
Their children:
  1. James Henry born, December 9, 1875, died;
  2. Nettie Ann, born June 25, 1877, married Ferdinand Oleson;
  3. Elonora born May 28, 1879, died 1892;
  4. Elmira born May 16, 1882, married Albert Johnson;
  5. John Volney born September 4, 1896.

Family home Spring City, Utah, and Basalt, Idaho.

Settled at Fillmore, Millard county; Indian war veteran; moved to San Pete county 1874; ward teacher there 6 years in Spring City; moved to Basalt, Idaho. Farmer.

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Bailey, John

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He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1856 arriving in a handcart company.

(son of William F. Bailey, born 1779, and Sarah Hackett, born 1779, both at Sheepshead, Leicestershire, England). He was born April 28, 1807. Came to Utah November 30, 1856, with Edward Martin handcart company.

Married:Jane Allgood, 1837 (daughter of Langley Allgood and Elizabeth Wakefield). She was born July 4, 1810, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Langley Allgood born March 27, 1838, married Sarah Andrews November 17, 1861;
  2. John, born November 21, 1840, married Charlotte Shephard;
  3. Thomas, born July 1, 1844, died September 6, 1858;
  4. David born January 11, 1851, married Elizabeth Blackham.
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Bailey, Langley Allgood

(son of John Bailey and Jane Allgood). Born March 27, 1838, Whitwick, Leicestershire, England.

Married:Sarah Andrews, November 17, 1861, Nephi, Utah (daughter of William Andrews and Ann Wright, pioneers, July, 1860). She was born January 12, 1845, Packington, England.
Their children:
  1. John Wright Andrews born September 11, 1862, died;
  2. William born January 29, 1864, married Kate E. Udall December 10, 1902;
  3. Langley Allgood born April 5, 1866, married Elva Bigler 1900;
  4. Elizabeth Ann born April 5, 1868, died;
  5. Thomas born November 7, 1869, married Mary Eleanor Chapman May 31, 1900;
  6. Sarah Ann, born January 15, 1872, married George A. Allen July 12, 1893;
  7. Mary Jane born April 7, 1874, married Fred M. Beck, January 17, 1900;
  8. Rosey Alice born July 17, 1876, married H. Lee Boyer, June 18, 1902;
  9. Catherine born May 7, 1879, married William Alvin Bowles, November 17, 1910;
  10. Henry Andrews born July 2, 1881, died;
  11. George Ernest born October 4, 1884, died;
  12. Bertha born October 17, 1886.
Married:Sarah Emma Warner, April 5, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of William H. Warner and Elizabeth Andrews). She was born April 25, 1864, Nephi, Utah, and died August 1, 1904.
Their children:
  1. William Henry born February 13, 1888, married Maggie May Peacock, August 27, 1910;
  2. Elizabeth born April 5, 1892, died;
  3. Wilford born August 20, 1893;
  4. Reed Warner, born January 29, 1896;
  5. Pearl born December 8, 1899.

High priest; missionary to England; tithing clerk 21 years; superintendent Sunday schools of Nephi, Utah for 11 years; superintendent Juab stake Sunday schools 7 years; seventy in 49th quorum; high councilor; school trustee 1877-1879.

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Bailey, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of John Bailey and Mary Noon of Mill Lane, Leicestershire, England). Born January 10, 1830, in Leicestershire. Came to Utah September 3, 1852, Abraham O. Smoot company.

Married:Elizabeth Milnes June 16, 1849, Bradford, Yorkshire, England. (daughter of Edward and Betsey Milnes of Bradford, pioneers 1852, Abraham O. Smoot company). She was born February 11, 1830, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. John H., married Sophia Ann Needham;
  2. Mary Elizabeth, married Fred Taylor;
  3. Martha, married Heber C. Caine;
  4. Sarah Ann, married Joseph Arthur;
  5. William Edward, Charles Albert, and Alfred Milnes latter three died.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Teacher; home missionary; worked on building of Salt Lake Temple. Took part in Echo canyon trouble. Assisted in taking out provisions to belated handcart companies. Settled at Springville 1858 and conducted co-op, store. Died March 24, 1887, Salt Lake City.

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Bailey, John Henry

(son of John Bailey and Elizabeth Milnes). Born November 22, 1850, Bradford, England. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Sophia Ann Needham December 9, 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Needham and Sarah Ann Booth of Nauvoo, Illinois, pioneers 1850). She was born November 24, 1852.
Their children:
  1. John Henry, born January 10, 1874, married Marie Edwards;
  2. Arthur N., born August 23, 1877;
  3. Burt N., born January 19, 1880;
  4. Seymour N., born May 29, 1882, married Emma Watson;
  5. Pearl Sophia, born May 10, 1889, married H. B. Clawson.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 124th quorum seventies. Teacher. Helped in building Salt Lake Temple 1865. Merchant since 1865.

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Bailey, John Henry, Jr.

(son of John Henry Bailey and Sophia Ann Needham). Born January 10, 1874, Salt Lake City.

Married:Marie Edwards at Salt Lake City (daughter of George Edwards and Caffy M. Gardy of England, California, and Kansas). She was born October 29, 1876.
Their children:
  1. Russel born July 10, 1902;
  2. Harold, born July 20, 1906;
  3. Virginia Dorothy, born August 2, 1908.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England 1898-1900.

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Bailey, Joseph M.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Henry Bailey and Emelia Read of England). Born December 16, 1842, Buckinghamshire, England. Came to Utah November 2, 1864, Warren S. Snow company.

Married:Ann M. Folker December 21, 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of John and Mary Folker, pioneers September, 1854, Cummings and Dunn company). She was born July 12, 1849.
Their children:
  1. Joseph William, born February 17, 1870, married Mary Orilla Shaw;
  2. Matilda E. born April 11, 1872, married Gilbert George Wright.

Family home Ogden, Utah. Died there March 7, 1875.

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Bailey, Joseph William

(son of Joseph M. Bailey and Ann M. Folker). He was born February 17, 1870, Plain City, Weber county, Utah.

Married:Mary Orilla Shaw March 25, 1891, Ogden, Utah (daughter of John Shaw, born February 17, 1850, in Salt Lake City, and Julia Barker of Ogden, Utah). She was born August 27, 1870.
Only child:
  1. Ruth Ann born November 27, 1897.

Family home Ogden, where he died September 7, 1912.

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Bainbridge, Fred Nance

Came to Utah in 1847.

Married:Elizabeth Hendricks in 1847 at Salt Lake City (daughter of Jas. Hendricks and Elizabeth Doris, pioneers 1847).
Only child:
  1. James Wesley, married Sarah J. Lewis.
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Bainbridge James Wesley

(son of Fred Nance Bainbridge and Elizabeth Hendricks). Born October 21, 1848, Salt Lake City.

Married:Sarah J. Lewis September 7, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Crawford Lewis and Sarah J. Veach, of Richmond, Lewiston and Bear Lake, Utah). She was born April 9, 1854.
Their children:
  1. James Wesley born October 15, 1875, married Eugenia Strong;
  2. Jennie born September 23, 1877, married Arthur Gifford;
  3. Libbie born August 2, 1879, married Fred B. Sommers;
  4. William C., born January 23, 1881, married Rachel Patterson;
  5. Leonard L., born November 4, 1883;
  6. Vesta C., born May 3, 1891, married Orrin Robinson;
  7. Nettie, born January 3, 1898.
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Bair, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Adam Bair, born March 12, 1785, and Catherine Bowermaster, born February 5, 1785, both of Pennsylvania). He was born November 26, 1810, Somerset, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah 1850, oxteam company.

Married:Lucinda Owen (Tyler), in Ohio (daughter of Abel and Betsy Owen, latter a pioneer). She was born in New York.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth, married William King;
  2. Belinda Jane, married Robert Wall;
  3. Amanda, married George Sharp;
  4. Delos, married Nancy Jane Kent;
  5. Dolores, died infant;
  6. Emma born February 14, 1854, married Dennis A. Winn;
  7. Marion, died infant;
  8. Meriam, married Jeff Sharp, married Robert Tartar, married Jeff Edmundson, married Jack Doran.

Family home Kaysville, Utah.

Married:Jerusha Ann Richardson (Card), (daughter of Samuel Richardson). She was born in Massachusetts, and died March 11, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Joseph born October 25, 1848, died;
  2. Hyrum born November 16, 1850, married Mary E. Van Orden November 26, 1871;
  3. Francis Adam born February 28, 1853, married Marie Brower February 17, 1873;
  4. Samuel John born December 20, 1856, died;
  5. George Orton born January 17, 1858, married Valeria Richardson 1882.

Family home Farmington, Utah.

Built and operated the first ferryboat in Utah on the Bear river, he also built the first saw mill in Davis county. Settled at Richmond 1859. Took part in Echo canyon war. High priest. Indian war veteran. Shoemaker; lawyer; farmer, and stockraiser. Died October 11, 1884. Lucinda Owen (first wife) was widow of Lumus Tyler.

Their children:
  1. Lola, married John Richardson;
  2. Louisa, married Thomas Tidwell.
Sources:

Bair, Hyrum

(son of John Bair and Jerusha Ann Richardson). Born November 16, 1850, Farmington, Utah.

Married:Mary E. Van Orden November 26, 1871, Richmond, Utah (daughter of Peter Edmund Van Orden and Martha Ann Knight), who was born October 30, 1852, Kaysville, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Hyrum Lester born September 29, 1872, married Harriet A. Skidmore June 9, 1897;
  2. John Francis born July 15, 1875, married Annie Spackman December 6, 1900;
  3. George Edmund born August 29, 1877, married Maud Hill January 4, 1905;
  4. Amelia A. born November 10, 1879, married William Sorensen March 4, 1908;
  5. Charles Henry born July 23, 1881, died August 11, 1881;
  6. Mary Ellen born July 8, 1882, died April 20, 1888;
  7. Julian Alvin born March 9, 1885, married Ida K. Walters October 10, 1906;
  8. Clara May born June 24, 1888, married Alvin Johnson November 23, 1910;
  9. Mattie Maria born April 14, 1890, married Ray C. Rich September 20, 1911;
  10. Milton Earl born October 25, 1892;
  11. Julia Valeria born October 15, 1895.

Family home Richmond, Utah.

Sources:

Baird, Alexander

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Robert Baird and Agnes Bell of Glasgow, Scotland). Born January 10, 1832, Paisley, Scotland. Came to Utah October 4, 1863, Thomas E. Ricks company.

Married:Sarah DeLacey April 10, 1860, in Boston (daughter of Felix DeLacey of Dublin, Ireland). She was born May 18, 1839.
Their children:
  1. Agnes and Alexander, died;
  2. William DeLacey married Charlotte M. Keller July 23, 1884;
  3. Sarah Theresa, married Felix Smout;
  4. Mary Ellen born October 28, 1867, married J. M. Keller, July 23, 1883;
  5. Peter, married Hannah Peterson 1890;
  6. Martha, married Albert Bailey.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Sheriff and deputy sheriff for twenty years; watchman.

Sources:

Baird, Brigham Young

(son of Samuel Baird and Matilda Rutledge of St. Joseph, Missouri). Born February 6, 1846, in Alabama. Came to Utah 1863.

Married:Margaret Elizabeth Allen September 26, 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of Lewis Allen and Elizabeth Alexander of Andrew county, Missouri, pioneers August 3, 1862, independent oxteam company). She was born January 20, 1852.
Their children:
  1. Matilda Elizabeth, married John R. Harris;
  2. Brigham Young, Jr., married Malvina Parker;
  3. Louis;
  4. Nellie, married Charles R. Pugh;
  5. Lois, married Ira Heaton;
  6. Samuel;
  7. Alma, died;
  8. Effa;
  9. William Junior.

Family home Kanab, Utah.

Bishop’s counselor, member high council. Kanab city councilman. Farmer and sheepraiser. Died November 6, 1889.

Sources:

Baird, James Hyrum

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Samuel Baird and Matilda Rutledge of St. Joseph, Missouri). Born February 6, 1848, Quincy, Illinois. Came to Utah 1864, with an oxteam company.

Married:Fanny Sessions March 7, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Perrigrine Sessions and Emmerette Loveland, pioneers 1847 and 1850, respectively). She was born October 25, 1855.
Their children:
  1. Sylvia born May 4, 1871, died;
  2. Hyrum born April 4, 1873;
  3. Perry born August 6, 1874, died;
  4. Minnie born February 9, 1876, married Daniel H. Walker;
  5. Chloe born August 10, 1877, married James A. Lee;
  6. Zina born January 10, 1879, married John Reed;
  7. Asa born May 24, 1880, married Winnie Kirkman;
  8. Eliza Jane born August 17, 1881;
  9. Walter born March 10, 1883, married Amelia Tree;
  10. Emmerette born June 15, 1885, died;
  11. Chester born November 14, 1887, died;
  12. Chancy born January 31, 1890;
  13. Clarence born January 6, 1892;
  14. Amelia born May 21, 1893;
  15. Samuel born November 25, 1894;
  16. James Sessions born June 27, 1897;
  17. Joseph Reese, born August 4, 1899.
Married:Margaret Ellen Randall July 8, 1880, Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Alfred Jason Randall and Margaret Harley of Ohio, pioneers with an oxteam company). She was born March 31, 1858.
Their children:
  1. Alice born July 31, 1881, died;
  2. Wilford born October 17, 1882, married Gertrude E. Luck;
  3. Margaret born December 6, 1884, married George Henry Evans;
  4. Myron born November 27, 1886, died;
  5. Orrin Randall born September 27, 1888;
  6. Edwin born January 8, 1892;
  7. Matilda born October 8, 1894, died;
  8. Abner Harley born September 17, 1897;
  9. Chestina born November 14, 1899;
  10. Ruby born March 4, 1902.

Families resided at Syracuse, Davis county, Utah.

Seventy; high priest. Crossed plains three times for immigrants. Black Hawk Indian war veteran. School trustee at Centerville, Utah. Blacksmith and farmer. Died February 8, 1910.

Sources:

Baird (Byard), Robert E.

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Member of first Mormon pioneer company ariving in Salt Lake Valley, July 24, 1847.

(son of James Baird and Elizabeth Erwing of Londonderry, Ireland). Born May 15, 1817, in Londonderry. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married:Hannah McCullough July 23, 1840 (daughter of John McCullough and Sarah Rogers), who was born December 10, 1817, and came to Utah September 1847.
Their children:
  1. John born May 2, 1841, married Mary Ann Heath 1867;
  2. Joseph born December 1, 1846, died;
  3. Ellen born June 1, 1848, married William Bishop 1864;
  4. Robert born December 27, 1850, married Emma J. Taylor, 1875;
  5. Hannah born September 5, 1854, married Conrad Lyman April 11, 1891.

Family home Salt Lake City and Weber county, Utah.

Married:Jane Hadley 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of Richard Hadley and Mary Shooter, pioneers respectively October 3 and September 25, 1855, Richard Ballantyne company). She was born April 8, 1835, in Herefordshire, England.
Their children:
  1. James born April 25, 1858, married Charlotte Lund November 4, 1882;
  2. Eliza, born May 7, 1860, married Heber Taylor, January 5, 1883;
  3. Jane, born March 28, 1862, married Edward Perkins October 5, 1884;
  4. John born February 17, 1864;
  5. Hannah born August 1, 1866, died 1868;
  6. Hannah Mary born November 22, 1868, married Samuel Merrill 1895;
  7. Mary born February 9, 1871, married Delbert Merrill March 13, 1901;
  8. Caroline born October 23, 1874, married William Layman April 7, 1894.
Married:Mary Hadley 1858, Salt Lake City (daughter of Richard Hadley and Mary Shooter), who was born April 20, 1837, in Herefordshire, England.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann born June 2, 1859, married Elijah Allen 1879;
  2. Elizabeth born September 27, 1860, married Isaac Wilson 1880;
  3. William born April 7, 1862, married Sarah E. Hadley 1885;
  4. Ellen born April 20, 1864, married Cyrus Kennnedy 1885;
  5. Jannett born April 16, 1866, married Isaac Allred December 27, 1886;
  6. Robert born September 27, 1867;
  7. Joseph born May 19, 1869, married Margaret Field November 10, 1899;
  8. Franklin born May 5, 1871, married Zina McBride 1895;
  9. Josephine born July 28, 1874, died.

Families resided Lynn Ward, Weber county Utah.

Justice of the peace; city councilman Ogden. President 53rd quorum of seventies; president Lynn district.

Sources:

Baird, John

(son of Robert E. Baird and Hannah McCullough). Born May 2, 1841 Westchester, Pennsylvania.

Married:Mary Ann Heath 1867 at Ogden, Utah, who was born in England.
Their children:
  1. John;
  2. Elliott;
  3. Alvin, died;
  4. Mary Ann, married James Monroe;
  5. Amy, married Stephen Browning.

Family home Soda Springs, Idaho. Elder; seventy.

Sources:

Baird, John

(son of Robert E. Baird and Jane Hadley). Born February 17, 1864, Lynn Ward, Utah.

Sources:

Baker, Benjamin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Thomas Potter Baker and Polly (or Mary) Tanner of Charleston, Montgomery county, New York). Born March 26, 1796, Charleston, New York. Came to Utah October 19, 1848, Amasa M. Lyman company.

Married:Abigail Kruzen Taylor February 1821, Albion, Oswego county, New York, (daughter of Thomas Taylor and Mary Rosina Shoulder of that place). She was born March 28, 1801, and died June 19, 1847.
Their children:
  1. William Taylor;
  2. Mary Rosina, married Nathan Tanner;
  3. Susan Eliza;
  4. Edward Orlando;
  5. Zarilda Jane, married Emery Barrus;
  6. Chancy Leroy.

Family home Montrose, Lee county, Iowa, and Grantsville, Utah.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists him as coming to Utah in 1848 with the Amasa Lyman company while the Overland Travel database lists him as arriving the same year with the Willard Richards company.

Sources:

Baker, Benjamin Walter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

He was born August 30, 1830 London, England. Came to Utah September 28, 1851, John Brown company.

Married:Sarah Ann Woodford 1861 (daughter of Charles Woodford), who was born 1845 in England.
Their children:
  1. Benjamin Charles, born November 5, 1862, married Lucy Evans;
  2. Sarah Elizabeth born September 6, 1864, married Henry Checketts;
  3. James Edward born September 4, 1866.

Family home Slaterville, Utah, and Franklin, Idaho.

Sources:

Baker, Benjamin Charles

(son of Benjamin Walter Baker and Sarah Ann Woodford). Born November 5, 1862, Slaterville, Utah.

Married:Lucy Evans June 2, 1881, Eagle Rock, Idaho (daughter of John D. Evans and Margaret Haries, who came to Utah 1878). She was born June 13, 1865, in Wales.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Ann born October 17, 1882, married J. R. Durant December 17, 1902;
  2. Margaret Lucy born March 20, 1885, married Charles Lund March 20, 1903;
  3. Charles Walter born January 15, 1887;
  4. Zelma born January 28, 1889, married James Naylor October 1906;
  5. Lucilla born January 2, 1892, married Alma Hancock September 2, 1909;
  6. Harold E. born April 20, 1896;
  7. John Raynold born April 7, 1898.

Family home Franklin, Idaho.

Second counselor to the president of the YMMIA.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows his birthdate as “November 5, 1862” but his Utah death certificate shows his birth date as “November 2, 1862”. Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows his mother’s name as “Sarah Ann Woodford” while his Utah Death Certificate shows his mother’s name as Elizabeth Ann Woodford

Sources:

Baker, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of John Baker and Mary Hayes of England). Born 1819 in England. Came to Utah August 27, 1860, Daniel Robinson company.

Married:Mary Baker 1840, in England (daughter of Thomas Baker), who was born 1819 and died 1847.
Their children:
  1. Thomas born January 21, 1841, married Martha Ann Larson;
  2. Ann born 1843, married William Lang;
  3. Harriet born 1845, died.
Married:Mary Ann Randall 1848, who was born 1819 in England. Came to Utah 1860.
Their children:
  1. George born 1849, died;
  2. Merrilda, died;
  3. Eliza Jane born 1855, married Frederick W. Jones;
  4. Mary E. born 1857, married William Terry;
  5. William Benjamin born 1862, married Elizabeth Larson (deceased) and Delia Maudsley.

First counselor to President Bristol (England) branch; president Chanceville (New Jersey) branch 1858. Settled at St. George. Died there in 1887.

Sources:

Baker, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of George Baker and Mary Baker). Born January 21, 1841. Came to Utah September 7, 1859, Horton D. Haight company.

Married:Martha Ann Larson 1866, Salt Lake City (daughter of Lars Larson and Mary Bellows), who was born 1849 at Council Bluffs.
Their children:
  1. Thomas Henry, born 1866, married Fedonia Lloyd;
  2. George born 1869, died;
  3. Benjamin born 1872, married Samantha Mangum;
  4. Mary born 1874 and William born 1876, died;
  5. Alfred born 1879, married Mary Chidester;
  6. Frederick W. born 1882, married Lida Combs;
  7. Philip born 1884, married Maud Stringham;
  8. Martin Alfonzo born 1886;
  9. Reuben born 1888, died.

Farmer. Settled at St. George 1862; moved to Pine Valley 1867 and to Thurber, Wayne county, 1889. High priest.

Sources:

Baker, Simon

(son of Benjamin Baker, born October 26, 1780, Leyden Massachusetts, and Rebecca Thorn, born May 12, 1786). Born October 18, 1811, at West Winfield, Herkimer county, New York. Came to Utah October 2, 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company.

Married:Mercy Young December 21, 1829 (daughter of Abiathar Young and Lydia French of Winfield, New York). She was born January 27, 1807.
Their children:
  1. Jarvis Young born November 13, 1830 married Rachel Richards December 25, 1864;
  2. Amenzo White born June 9, 1832, married Agnes Steele November 19, 1864;
  3. Albert Mowry, born October 3, 1833, married Jane Maria Curtis and Jane Coon;
  4. Betsie born January 24, 1835, married John Topham;
  5. George Washington born September 9, 1837, married Agnes Richards, January 18, 1861;
  6. Joseph born August 15, 1839, married Lucy A. Pack;
  7. Rebecca born June 9, 1841, married Suellen Marion Johnson July 26, 1862;
  8. Mary born July 3, 1843; Sarah born July 3, 1843, married William C. Farnsworth.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Charlotte Leavitt April 8, 1845 (daughter of Wire Leavitt and Abigail Cole). She was born December 5, 1818.
Their children:
  1. Abigail born January 7, 1846, married Thomas Matthews June 17, 1865;
  2. Benjamin born July 6, 1847, married Margaret A. Rowe;
  3. Charlotte born April 5, 1849, married William Longstroth;
  4. Simon born November 20, 1850, died; Phoebe born August 27, 1852, died;
  5. Wiear born July 20, 1854, married Electa Haws;
  6. Samuel Leavitt born June 26, 1856, married Annie Leavitt;
  7. Hannah born December 28, 1857, married William Willie;
  8. Jeremiah born June 18, 1860, married Mary T. Lemmon.

Families resided Salt Lake and Mendon, Cache county, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Staples March 18, 1853 (daughter of James Staples and Sarah Limerick, who were married April 12, 1831, in England). She was born January 8, 1838.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Ann born August 19, 1854;
  2. James Staples, born August 25, 1856, married Louisa Staples and Elizabeth Cunningham;
  3. Elizabeth born July 8, 1858, married Spencer D. Shumway October 23, 1877;
  4. Maria born November 8, 1860, married Merlin T. Stone January 17, 1878;
  5. Mercy born July 15, 1863, died.
Married:Ann Staples February 10, 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of James Staples and Sarah Limerick), who was born April 3, 1832, Cheltenham, England.
Only child:
  1. Henry born January 2, 1858, married Isabel Dennet.
Married:Amy Walker May 20, 1853 (daughter of David Walker and Ann Bennett); no children.

Said to have made first molasses in Utah. Colonist to Carson Valley, Nevada; served in Echo Canyon war. Died October 22, 1863.

Sources:

Baker, Albert Mowry

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Simon Baker and Mercy Young). Born October 3, 1833, Pomfret, New York. Came to Utah 1847 with parents.

Married:Jane Maria Curtis December 25, 1854, Salt Lake City (daughter of Charles Curtis and Sarah Wright), who was born November 14, 1835.
Married:Jane Coon April 11, 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of Abraham Coon and Elizabeth Wilson).
Their children:
  1. Jane Maria, married Samuel G. Spencer;
  2. Albert Mowry, married Alice Barnes;
  3. Sarah Elizabeth;
  4. Charles Henry, married Charlotte L. Ladle;
  5. Abraham Coon, married Lolo Pratt;
  6. Laura, married James P. Jensen;
  7. Jesse Simon;
  8. Edna.

President 28th quorum seventies; ward teacher; home missionary. Made two trips to Florence, Nebraska, for immigrants. Went to Carson, Nevada, to assist in settling that country. Captain in Utah militia. Justice of peace. Farmer and stockraiser. Died September 3, 1909, Mendon, Utah.

Sources:

Baker, George Washington

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847. Mayor of Mendon, Utah.

(son of Simon Baker and Mercy Young). Born September 9, 1837, Pomfret, New York. Came to Utah 1847.

Married:Agnes Richards January 18, 1861, Mendon, Cache county, Utah (daughter of John Richards and Agnes Hill, pioneers 1851, Luman Shurtliff company). She was born November 1, 1843, Nauvoo, Illinois.
Their children:
  1. George Washington, Jr. born October 9, 1862, married Oralie M. Atwood;
  2. Mary Emma born July 30, 1864, married Jens Jenson December 18, 1885;
  3. Julia born August 3, 1866, married F. R. Christensen August 24, 1887;
  4. Joseph Albert born March 30, 1869, married Alice H. Hinckley July 18, 1904;
  5. Lucy Agnes born June 2, 1871, married Charles A. Johnson April 27, 1891;
  6. John Simon born June 9, 1873, died August 10, 1908;
  7. Willard born June 26, 1876, married Lena E. Foster February 16, 1907;
  8. Lyman born May 17, 1878, married Edith Lant April 23, 1901;
  9. Celestia born September 1, 1881, married William Howell November 12, 1903;
  10. Olive born July 18, 1885, married H. Sumner Hatch June 30, 1909;
  11. Seth born August 11, 1887.

Missionary to Snake Indians 1853-54; served in Echo Canyon war. Went from Salt Lake City to Mendon, Utah, 1860. First mayor of Mendon 1870; also justice of peace.

Sources:

Baker, George Washington, Jr.

(son of George Washington Baker and Agnes Richards). Born October 9, 1862, Mendon, Utah.

Married:Oralie Melissa Atwood June 24, 1897 (daughter of William Atwood and Sarah Jane Wade), who was born October 7, 1869, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. George Lowell born June 3, 1899;
  2. Oralie Virginia born October 9, 1901;
  3. Dorothy Aileen born September 7, 1907.

Physician; president State Medical Society 1902-04; sanitary inspector 1900; graduate Rush Medical College, Chicago.

Sources:

Baker, Joseph

_images/Baker_Joseph.jpg

(son of Simon Baker and Mercy Young). Born August 15, 1839, Montrose, Lee county, Iowa.

Married:Lucy A. Pack July 10, 1859, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Pack and Lucy Ives, pioneers 1847). She was born June 22, 1837, and died April 16, 1874, Mendon, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Linden born March 22, 1860, died January 10, 1880;
  2. Jesse Merrit born November 11, 1861, married Sarah Ann Dowdle;
  3. Simon Pack born January 3, 1864, died July 9, 1888, married Sarah J. Bassett;
  4. John Rupert born November 29, 1865, married Sarah J. Bassett;
  5. Lucy Amelia born October 22, 1867, married Albert W. Raybould;
  6. Charlotte Eleanor born June 16, 1869, married David T. Owens;
  7. Tamzon Louella born February 22, 1871, married Ernest Jennings;
  8. Ward Eaton born January 15, 1873, died August 10, 1873;
  9. George C. born April 10, 1874, died same day.
Married:Mary Alice Morgan (daughter of Thomas Morgan and Ann Roberts), who was born March 6, 1855, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales.
Their children:
  1. Mary Elizabeth born April 28, 1876, died February 22, 1877;
  2. Thomas Morgan born March 27, 1877;
  3. Albert Marvin born June 20, 1879;
  4. Richard Morgan born December 24, 1880;
  5. Annie Maria born October 30, 1882;
  6. Alice born March 20, 1884, married Ferris E. Jones;
  7. David M. born November 2, 1885, married Gladys B. Crompton July 17, 1911;
  8. William Melvin born March 12, 1887;
  9. Alma born June 12, 1889;
  10. Florence Geneva born March 22, 1891, died April 16, 1896;
  11. Hazel May born May 30, 1893;
  12. Margaret Edna born October 7, 1895, died November 25, 1909;
  13. Mary Geneva Morris (adopted) born September 23, 1901.

Family home Brigham, Utah.

Settled in Iron county, Utah, 1850; moved to Carson Valley, Nevada, shortly afterward, and to Cache valley in 1855. President of elders quorum. Coroner of Cache county, 1894; justice of peace 16 years.

Warning

Eshhom shows a birth date of “August 15, 1839” while his Utah death certificate shows a birth date of “Aug. 15 1838”.

Sources:

Baker, Jesse Merrit

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(son of Joseph Baker and Lucy A. Pack). Born November 11, 1861, Mendon, Utah.

Married:Sarah Ann Dowdle October 22, 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter of Robert Hughes Dowdle and Henrietta Messervy, of Franklin, Oneida county, Idaho). She was born June 15, 1863, at Franklin.
Their children:
  1. Jesse Alvin born October 18, 1886, died June 11, 1893;
  2. Lucy Ada born November 29, 1887, married Henry M. Hodgson October 12, 1910;
  3. Laura Henrietta born December 15, 1889, married Samuel J. Orin August 16, 1911;
  4. Louise May born August 30, 1891;
  5. Mary Lovier born June 16, 1895;
  6. Lorin M. born March 13, 1897;
  7. Doris born April 5, 1899;
  8. Sarah Grace born April 21, 1901;
  9. Harold Ray born August 9, 1903.

Family home Fremont county, Idaho.

Settled in Snake River valley 1884. High priest; bishop’s counselor 1884-92; missionary to eastern states 1892-94; president YMMIA 14 years; high councilor. Farmer; merchant.

Sources:

Baker, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1858.

(son of William Baker and Lydia Standing of Sailhurst parish, Sussex, England). Born December 24, 1814, in Sailhurst parish. Came to Utah 1858 in M. L. Shepherd company.

Married:Frances Friend November 16, 1844, in Sailhurst parish (daughter of Jesse Friend and Mary Crittenden of that parish). She was born April 15, 1826 (died May 23, 1906), and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Jesse W. born August 31, 1845, married Elenor Clark;
  2. George born January 1, 1848, married Mary A. Evans;
  3. Alfred born August 14, 1851, married Keturah Lewis;
  4. Rhoda C. born November 1, 1855, married Lewis Litzel Schwab;
  5. Lovina H. born February 7, 1859; married George R. Reed;
  6. Mary A. F. born November 28, 1863, married Abram Wood;
  7. Henry F. born November 20, 1867, married Amy Walker.

Pioneer. Died December 1, 1898.

Sources:

Baker, Henry F.

(son of William Baker and Frances Friend). Born November 20, 1867, Minersville, Utah.

Married:Amy Walker December 13, 1893, St. George, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Cecil H. born December 2, 1895;
  2. Alvin born January 11, 1898;
  3. Jesse born June 15, 1900;
  4. Lois M. born September 3, 1902;
  5. Thora born October 7, 1904, died;
  6. Harold born June 27, 1907;
  7. Joseph Delos born December 23, 1909.

Family home Minersville, Utah.

High priest; member of high council; missionary to England 1902-1903; counselor to bishop; afterward bishop; Sunday school superintendent.

Sources:

Baker, William George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of Henry Baker and Jean Rio Griffiths of London, England). Born June 10, 1835, in London. Came to Utah September 28, 1851, John Brown company.

Married:Hannah Hayward November 25, 1855 (daughter of William Hayward and Ruth Hughes, pioneers October 9, 1853, Appleton Harmon company).
Their children:
  1. William George born October 19, 1856, married Amanda Jensen;
  2. Ruth Jean Rio born April 17, 1859, married James C. Peterson;
  3. Henry born May 7, 1861, married Hannah B. Ramsey;
  4. William Hayward born August 17, 1863, died;
  5. Frank Arnold born January 7, 1866, married Nettie Spencer;
  6. Mary Hannah Hayward born March 25, 1868, married Victor E. Bean;
  7. Walter born February 9, 1870, married Anna Sophia Boyce;
  8. John Richard born April 27, 1872, married Annie Jensen;
  9. Charles Fredrick born June 21, 1874, died;
  10. Elizabeth born August 23, 1876, married William Thomas Ogden;
  11. Eugene Hayward, born June 6, 1878, married Rhoda Cottam;
  12. Claude Vincent born March 20, 1881, married Lillie Liston;
  13. Edward Lester born October 11, 1883.

Family home Richfield, Utah.

Married:Nicolina Marie Bertelsen June 1, 1867, Nephi, Utah (daughter of Niels and Marie Bertelsen), who was born January 26, 1845, Aalborg, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ottaminnie born March 22, 1868, married Leo A. Bean;
  2. William Louis born January 14, 1870, married Laura Jones;
  3. Nelson born October 9, 1871, married Natalia Borg;
  4. Lars Arthur born January 13, 1874, married Caroline Jensen;
  5. Annie Eliza born December 30, 1875, died;
  6. Ida Elizabeth born March 24, 1878, died;
  7. Ralph born May 12, 1879, married Mary Ann Toller;
  8. Ruth Henrietta born October 17, 1881, married Frank K. Seegmiller;
  9. Albert James born January 16, 1883, died October 12, 1887;
  10. Hazel Adelia born June 25, 1887.

School trustee Richfield school district; justice of the peace; county treasurer. Attorney at law.

Sources:

Baker, Nelson

(son of William George Baker and Nicolina Marie Bertelsen). Born October 9, 1871, Nephi, Utah.

Married:Natalia Borg March 31, 1897, Richfield, Utah (daughter of O. P. Borg and Brighamina Nielsen, pioneers respectively of 1864 and 1866). She was born October 6, 1874, Richfield, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Minnie Allene born January 1, 1898;
  2. Owen Nelson born May 29, 1901;
  3. Evan William born March 6, 1903;
  4. Elva Natalia born December 22, 1905;
  5. Edward Louts born January 16, 1908;
  6. Anna Marguerette born March 21, 1911.

Mechanical engineer.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows his mother’s given name as “Nicolina” while his Utah death certificate shows her name as “Nicoleni”.

Sources:

Ball, John Price

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of James Ball and Isabel Price, of Coalville, England). Born October 4, 1828, Coalville, Leicestershire, England. Came to Utah October 16, 1862, Isaac A. Canfield company.

Married:Emma Henderson April 2, 1859 Loughborough, England, who was born January 10, 1828, Sheepshead, Leicestershire, England.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Phoebe Birkenhead March 4, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Isaac Birkenhead and Mary Ann Wile of Birmingham, England), who was born January 17, 1852.
Their children:
  1. Isabel born October 14, 1872, married James W. Ure, Jr.;
  2. Amy A. born November 24, 1873, married Edward H. Davis;
  3. John Price, Jr. born November 3, 1875, died;
  4. James H. born December 30, 1877, married Sylvia Garff;
  5. Isaac B. born July 17, 1880, married Rachel Hodgson;
  6. Thomas William born July 6, 1883, married Rinda Hamlin.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Merchant. Died October 16, 1890.

Sources:

Ball, James H.

(son of John Price Ball and Phoebe Birkenhead). Born December 30, 1877, Salt Lake City.

Married:Sylvia Garff June 15, 1905, Salt Lake City (daughter of Christian Garff and Augusta Elizabeth Hansen, pioneers 1858), who was born April 30, 1879.
Only child:
  1. Dorothy born December 15, 1908.

Lawyer. Served in U. S. army in Philippines during war with Spain.

..warning:: Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows his mother’s surname as “Birkenhead” while his Utah death certificate shows her surname as “Berkenhead”.

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Ballantyne, Richard

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848. Missionary to India. Started the first Sunday school program of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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(son of David Ballantyne, born 1748 near Roxburgh, Scotland, and died December 12, 1831, and Ann Bannerman, born 1789 at Dundee, Scotland; married October 28, 1808). Born August 26, 1817, at Earlston, Berwick, Scotland. Came to Utah September 20, 1848, Brigham Young company.

Married:Huldah Meriah Clark February 18, 1847 (daughter of Gardner Clark and Delecta Farrer who were married 1813 at Geneseo, New York;the former died 1847 at Winter Quarters, Iowa, and the latter came to Utah 1848). She was born October 26, 1823 and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Richard Alando born June 1, 1848, married Mary Ann Stewart December 27, 1875;
  2. Delecta Annie Jane born November 22, 1849, married Louis F. Moench February 15, 1874;
  3. David Henry born November 16, 1851, died August 31, 1863;
  4. Meriah Cedenia born June 25, 1856, married Austin C. Brown February 2, 1874;
  5. John Taylor born December 28, 1857, married Mahala E. Wilson March 18, 1885;
  6. Annie born July 15, 1860, married Louis F. Moench;
  7. Roseltha born March 10, 1862, married Jesse G. Stratford November 23, 1882;
  8. Isabella born August 3, 1864, married Louis Alvin West November 23, 1882;
  9. Joseph born February 20, 1868, married Rosannah A. Brown.

Family homes Salt Lake City, Nephi, Ogden and Eden, Utah.

Married:Mary Pearce November 27, 1855, Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Edward Pearce and Elizabeth Bennett), who was born October 1, 1828, at Ratcliffe, London, England, and came to Utah September 25, 1855, with her husband’s company.
Their children:
  1. Zachariah born October 31, 1856, married Martha Ferrin;
  2. Mary Elizabeth born September 7, 1858, married Willard Farr;
  3. Jane Susannah born February 10, 1861, married Edward H. Anderson;
  4. James Edward born November 1, 1863, married Sarah H. Critchlow;
  5. Eliza Jane born June 8, 1866, married Henry J. Garner;
  6. Heber Charles born February 28, 1867, married Ada Belnap.

Family resided at Salt Lake City, Nephi and Ogden, Utah.

Married:Caroline Albertine Sanderson November 7, 1856, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Kanute Alexanderson and Ingebor Christina Larsen), who was born September 19, 1837, at Roken, Norway.
Their children:
  1. Thomas Henry born December 12, 1858, married Martha Carstensen September 6, 1883;
  2. Caroline Josephine born January 30, 1861, married Marcus Farr;
  3. Matilda born December 30, 1862, died September 4, 1882;
  4. Catherine Mena born December 29, 1864, died November 18, 1866;
  5. Jedediah born November 18, 1867, married Nettie Wilson;
  6. Brigham born February 18, 1871;
  7. Laura Elizabeth born June 23, 1874.

Family resided at Salt Lake City, Nephi, Ogden and Eden.

Missionary to Hindoostan, India, 1852, laboring in Calcutta and Madras, and publishing a paper there. Brought a company of immigrants to Utah September 25, 1855. Pioneer to the Salmon river 1857 and returning moved to Nephi, 1857, and to Ogden 1860; located the town of Eden 1866, and there served as bishop until 1871. High councilor 37 years and superintendent Sunday schools of Weber stake. Organized the first Sunday school in the dominant church December, 1849, and therefore is known as “father of the Sunday schools.” County commissioner of Weber county 12 years; alderman of Ogden several terms; school trustee. Publisher and editor of “Ogden Junction” 1877. Merchant and farmer.

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Ballantyne, Richard Alando

(son of Richard Ballantyne and Huldah Meriah Clark). Born June 1, 1848, on the Elkhorn river, Nebraska.

Married:Mary Ann Stewart December 27, 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of Isaac Mitton Stewart and Elizabeth White), who was born March 4, 1858, Draper, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Mary Delecta born April 7, 1877, married Heber Fielding Burton December 14, 1898;
  2. Elizabeth Huldah born October 28, 1879, married George D. Cardon September 10, 1902;
  3. Richard Stewart born December 25, 1881, married Ardella Romney September 30, 1909;
  4. Alando Bannerman born July 18, 1884;
  5. Leona Bertha born September 21, 1886, married Kenneth R. Woolley March 4, 1911;
  6. Geneva Alice born September 14, 1888;
  7. Isaac Stewart born September 21, 1890, died June 14, 1892;
  8. Prescindia Stewart born October 23, 1892, married Herbert S. Woolley September 6, 1911;
  9. Glenna Marie born December 25, 1894;
  10. Zina Leanore born June 8, 1897;
  11. William Stewart born January 17, 1900, died August 16, 1912;
  12. Mary Stewart born May 27, 1902;
  13. Ruth born November 22, 1905.

Family homes Ogden, Draper and Logan, Utah.

From 9 to 23 years of age he worked in a store, on the farm and in the canyons for his father. Missionary to the southern states 1879-80; home missionary in Salt Lake stake over two years; high priest; Sunday school superintendent and teacher 30 years; member Sunday school board of Weber stake 6 years; bishop’s counselor. School trustee at Draper 6 years; commissioner to locate university lands two years; helped build Union and Central Pacific and Oregon Short Line railroads, also to build the Davis & Weber county, East Jordan & Draper and West Cache county canals. Farmer; bookkeeper.

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Ballantyne, John T.

(son of Richard Ballantyne and Huldha Meriah Clark). Born December 28, 1857, Salt Lake City.

Married:Mahala E. Wilson March 18, 1885, Lehi, Utah (daughter of David Wilson and Rachel P. Loveless of Payson, Utah, pioneers 1850). She was born June 30, 1863
Their children:
  1. Effie born December 21, 1885, married Releigh Campbell;
  2. Ivy born February 9, 1888, married Harrison B. Child;
  3. John W. born January 10, 1890;
  4. LeRoy T. born November 16, 1892;
  5. David W. born December 2, 1894;
  6. Ozro M. born November, 1896, died infant;
  7. Orin born February 12, 1898 aged 13 months;
  8. Leslie C. born January 6, 1899;
  9. Ezra born June 29, 1901, died aged 7 years;
  10. Cleone born September 16, 1904;
  11. Eugene and Geneva born August 23, 1906, the former died at 2 years of age;
  12. Hulda born April 15, 1909.

Bishop; high priest. Farmer; bookkeeper. Died December 30, 1910, Riverdale, Utah.

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Ballantyne, Thomas H.

(son of Richard Ballantyne and Caroline Albertine Sanderson). Born December 12, 1858, Nephi, Utah.

Married:Martha Carstensen September 6, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter C. Carstensen and Karen Petersen).
Their children:
  1. Thomas C.;
  2. Leroy C.;
  3. Varsell;
  4. Lucille;
  5. Juanita;
  6. Roy.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

President 77th quorum seventies 16 years. Chief of police four years at Ogden; chief deputy U. S. marshal 4 years. Contractor and builder.

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Ballantyne, James Edward

(son of Richard Ballantyne and Mary Pearce). Born November 1, 1863, at Ogden, Utah.

Married:Sarah H. Critchlow March 3, 1886, Logan, Utah (daughter of Benjamin C. Critchlow and Martha A. Garner of Ogden, pioneers 1851, Henry Walton company. She was born April 16, 1868.
Their children:
  1. James Leodale born January 3, 1887;
  2. Benjamin Franklin born July 23, 1888;
  3. William Edward born April 17, 1890;
  4. Belva born January 30, 1897;
  5. Dorothy Beatrice born June 8, 1904.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1892; Sunday school superintendent. Deputy city assessor and collector 2 years. Engaged in real estate, insurance, loans and investments.

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Ballard, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Barnett and Mary Ballard of Berkshire, England). Born 1790 in Berkshire, England. Came to Utah September 3, 1852, first P. E. fund company conducted by A. O. Smoot.

Married:Hannah Russell in England (daughter of George Russell and Hannah Higgelton of Hannington, Hantshire, England). She was born April 9, 1799.
Their children:
  1. Charles born January 10, 1821, married Rebecca Hatton;
  2. George born December 26, 1823;
  3. John born August 18, 1826, married Sarah Hawkins;
  4. Henry born January 27, 1832, married Margaret McNeil, married Emily McNeil.

Family home Logan, Utah.

After many years of active work was ordained patriarch.

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Ballard, Henry

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852. Bishop 2d ward for 39 years. Father of Apostle Melvin J. Ballard and great grandfather of Apostle M. Russell Ballard.

(son of William Ballard and Hannah Russell). Born January 27, 1832, Thatcham, Berkshire, England. Came to Utah October 16, 1852, Eli B. Kelsey company.

Married:Margaret McNeil May 5, 1861 (daughter of Thomas McNeil and Janet Reid of Tranent, Scotland, pioneers 1859, Captain Wright company). She was born April 14, 1846 Tranent, Haddingtonshire.
Their children:
  1. Margaret Hannah born January 18, 1863, died;
  2. Henry William born September 20, 1864, married Elvira Davidson October 2, 1884;
  3. Thomas McNeil born July 8, 1866, married Phoebe Smith, April 2, 1890;
  4. Charles James, twin, born May 15, 1868, died;
  5. Janet M., twin, born May 15, 1868, died;
  6. George Albert born April 9, 1870, died;
  7. Melvin Joseph born February 9, 1873, married Mattie A. Jones, June 17, 1896;
  8. Ellen Phoebe born September 19, 1875, died;
  9. Rebecca Ann born February 8, 1878, married Louis S. Gardon June 17, 1896;
  10. Lettie May born December 13, 1881, married George W. Squires February 22, 1899;
  11. Mary Myrtle born August 21, 1885, married D. Ray Shurtliff September 3, 1908.

Family home Logan, Utah.

Married:Emily McNeil October 4, 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas McNeil and Janet Reid), who was born June 19, 1847, Tranent, Scotland.
Their children:
  1. Emily Elizabeth born February 12, 1870, died;
  2. Willard Russell born November 26, 1872, married Bessie Griffin June 10, 1896;
  3. Franklin Hyrum born November 28, 1874, married Sarah Stevens January 8, 1902;
  4. Ernest Reid born October 20, 1876, married Amanda Miller June 22, 1904;
  5. Lydia Jane born September 9, 1878, married William H. Griffin June 9, 1897;
  6. Jennie Lulu born November 4, 1880, married Franklin T. Griffin December 6, 1899;
  7. Amy Eugenie born January 13, 1885, died.

Drove herd of sheep across plains; Echo Canyon campaigner under Porter Rockwell. Hauled first load of logs for the old school house, first load of logs for the tabernacle and first load of sand for the temple at Logan, Utah. Bishop 2d ward 39 years, then ordained patriarch; missionary to England 1887-89 and presided over London conference. Died February 26, 1908.

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Ballard, Henry William

(son of Henry Ballard and Margaret McNeil). Born September 20, 1864, Logan, Utah.

Married:Elvira Davidson, October 2, 1884, Logan, Utah (daughter of Robert Davidson and Ada Hemingway), who was born January 14, 1866, Logan, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Ada Elvira born March 14, 1886, died;
  2. Henry William, Jr., born December 1, 1888, married Almeda Roundy July 12, 1911;
  3. Margaret Elvaretta born December 28, 1891 married Edwin Roundy October 18, 1911;
  4. Melvin Joseph born February 9, 1895;
  5. Robert Leroy born September 27, 1897;
  6. Leone born September 3, 1900.

Family home Logan and Benson, Utah.

Bishop Benson ward, Cache stake since 1891. Assisted his father in his varied career as pioneer.

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Balle, Jens Thompson

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Thomas Balle and Mary C. Rod, both of Nibe, Denmark). Born January 20, 1819, Nibe, Denmark. Came to Utah October 6, 1864, Hans Peter Olsen company.

Married:Ingry Christine Peterson in Denmark (daughter of Peter Peterson, of Basle, Denmark). She was born August 27, 1816.
Their children:
  1. Louis P., born 1846, died;
  2. Marinus born February 29, 1848, married Dianthy Nelson;
  3. Christian Thompson born November 22, 1849, married Emma E. Thustrup;
  4. George P., born August 1851, married Christine Anderson.

Family resided in Ephraim and Mayfield, Utah.

High priest; bishop fourth ward, Ephraim, Utah, ten years. Died August 1899.

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Balle, Christian Thompson

(son of Jens Thompson Balle and Ingry Christine Peterson). Born November 22, 1849, Aalborg, Denmark.

Married:Emma C. Thustrup June 6, 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jens Christian Thustrup and Annie Marie Nielsen, pioneers September 1868). She was born September 16, 1864.
Their children:
  1. Eugenie Maria born April 26, 1877, married James Holt;
  2. James Christian born January 20, 1879, married Edith Olson;
  3. William Andrew born April 20, 1881, died;
  4. Emma Rosalie born March 24, 1883, married L. D. Young; Myrtle Eulalie born April 7, 1885, married Bertman Behunin;
  5. Homer Leroy born March 14, 1887, died;
  6. Evalena born March 10, 1889, married Earl Allruht;
  7. Leo Royal born December 31, 1890;
  8. Pearl Ivy born April 9, 1893;
  9. Flossie Bell born April 14, 1895;
  10. Lillian Odessa born August 22, 1898.

Family homes Mayfield and Fremont, Utah.

High priest; bishop Fremont ward, Wayne stake, Utah; elder; seventy; missionary to Denmark September 1886.

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Balls, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

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(son of William Coats and Betsy Balls, of Chediston, England). Born October 13, 1826, at Chediston. Came to Utah September 2, 1868, Simpson M. Molen company.

Married:Sarah Baxter (daughter of John Baxter and Sarah Butcher), who was born December 6, 1826, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. William born February 16, 1849, married Mary E. Metcalf November 21, 1870;
  2. Mary born August 9, 1851, married Chris Leyon, March 1869;
  3. John born October 11, 1853;
  4. Sarah born September 6, 1855, married Elijah Seamons February 11, 1872;
  5. Hannah Elizabeth born January 4, 1857, married John Thomas Lyon;
  6. Ellen born November 3, 1859, married James S. Hancey October 9, 1879;
  7. James born July 4, 1861, married Lucy F. Thurston January 24, 1884;
  8. Eliza born September 5, 1863, married Lorenzo Petersen December 14, 1882;
  9. Daniel born April 12, 1865, married Mary E. Davis;
  10. Heber born September 20, 1867, married Tomina Nielsen December 16, 1898;
  11. Jabez Henry born October 5, 1871;
  12. Charles Herbert born September 18, 1873, married Bessie Elwood January 29, 1897.

Family home Hyde Park, Utah.

Married:Mary Ann Hawks 1879, Salt Lake City.

High priest. Watermaster ten years; sawyer of first frame sawmill in Hyde Park; farmer and stockraiser. Died October 30, 1902.

Warning

Eshhom lists a birthdate of “October 13, 1826” but his gravestone shows a birthdate of “13 October 1825”.

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Balls, William

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(son of John Balls and Sarah Baxter). Born February 16, 1849, Suffolk, England.

Married:Mary Ellen Metcalf November 21, 1872, at Hyde Park (daughter of Anthony Metcalf and Mary Reeder, pioneers October 14, 1853, Cyrus H. Wheelock company). She was born March 16, 1856, Hyde Park, Utah.
Their children:
  1. William Nathaniel born April 1, 1873, and Sarah Elizabeth born November 27, 1874, both died;
  2. Mary Marietta born April 28, 1876, married Reuben A. Perkins February 3, 1897;
  3. George David born May 24, 1878, married Julia Webber December 19, 1900;
  4. Ida May born May 28, 1880, married William Hill July, 1898;
  5. Florence born March 31, 1882, married Riley Harris December 3, 1903;
  6. John Alma born October 6, 1883, married Ethel Woolf June 7, 1905;
  7. Wilford born October 28, 1885, married Modda Seamons April 15, 1908;
  8. Mabel born April 26, 1889;
  9. Charles Heber born December 19, 1890;
  10. Clarence born June 22, 1892, died;
  11. Maggie born February 25, 1894;
  12. Lavaught, (twin), born November 22, 1896;
  13. Levere, (twin), born November 22, 1896;
  14. Lyman born November 4, 1898.

Family home Hyde Park, Utah.

High priest and many minor offices. Trustee Logan and Richmond Canal Company 14 years; trustee Logan, Hyde Park and Smithfield Canal Company five years. Farmer; stock and sheepraiser.

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Balser, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of John Balser and Ann Barson of Liverpool, England). Born July 29, 1823, in Liverpool. Came to Utah September 3, 1852, Abraham O. Smoot company.

Married:Emma Evans March 16, 1846, St. Louis, Missouri(daughter of John Evans and Mary Steed of Liverpool, England, latter a pioneer September 3, 1852, Captain A. O. Smoot company). She was born April 18, 1824.
Their children:
  1. William and Annie died;
  2. Rhoda Amelia, married John Watson;
  3. Edward, died aged 8;
  4. Frederick, died;
  5. Emma, married Frank W. Yearnce;
  6. John Lewis, married Hattie Coon;
  7. Luella J., married John N. Lees;
  8. Ellen G. and Mary May, died.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Seventy; block and Sunday school teacher. Manufacturer of tents and awnings; carpenter. Died June 4, 1899, at Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Banks, William F. Broomhead

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864. Apparently he changed his surname from “Broomhead” to “Banks”. Additional research needs to be found to verify this.

(son of Benjamin Broomhead, born 1825. and Sarah Jarvis, born 1825, both of Birmingham, England). He was born June 14, 1851, St. Louis, Missouri. Came to Utah 1864.

Married:Letitia A. Davis March 13, 1876 (daughter of John T. Davis and Letitia A. George), who was born November 23, 1856.
Their children:
  1. William G. B. born January 17, 1878, married Nancy E. Tolman October 8, 1895;
  2. Sarah Letitia born September 11, 1880, died;
    1. Elmer born September 8, 1882, married E. Mae Smith June 9, 1909;
  3. Albert J. born December 12, 1884, married Ethel L. Humphreys 10, 1906;
  4. Ben F. born October 4, 1886, married Hilva Johnson June 24, 1908;
  5. Lureta born October 24, 1888, married Joseph H. Johnson January 15, 1908;
  6. Mary E. born June 22, 1891, died;
  7. Eva Byrl born April 22, 1896;
  8. Barbara P. born September 6, 1898, died;
  9. Lewis D. born March 3, 1901.

Family homes Spanish Fork and Lake Shore, Utah and Bancroft, Idaho.

Bishop’s counselor 1886-93; assistant Sunday school superintendent, Utah stake; high councilor 1898-92, Bannock stake.

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Banks, William G. Broomhead

(son of William F. Broomhead Banks and Letitia A. Davis). Born January 17, 1878, Spanish Fork, Utah.

Married:Nancy E. Tolman October 8, 1895, Pocatello, Idaho (daughter of Joseph H. Tolman and Adella Woods), who was born October 14, 1878, Ophir, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Jennie E. born October 24, 1896;
  2. Letitia A. born November 15, 1898;
  3. Elmer G. born September 15, 1900;
  4. William J. born January 17, 1903.

Family home Bancroft, Idaho.

Elder; ward teacher.

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Barber, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of James Barber and Louisa Weeds, of Norwich, England). Born May 1821, Norwich, England. Came to Utah November 9, 1862, William Miller company.

Married:Charlotte Kirby September 22, 1861 (daughter of John Kirby and Charlotte Wright), who was born November 26, 1830, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. John R. born December 12, 1862, married Emily Anderson March 28, 1887;
  2. Laura born February 21, 1865, married Charles A. Saury September 17, 1886;
  3. Charlotte born May 20, 1867, married Charles F. Lutz September 22, 1898;
  4. Thomas K. born May 14, 1890.

Family home Logan, Utah.

Married:Marie Peterson, July 2, 1885, Logan, Utah, who was born September 24, 1818, at Trunium, Norway. No issue.

Brickmaker and bricklayer; farmer.

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Barber, John R.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of John Barber and Charlotte Kirby). Born December 12, 1862, Logan, Utah.

Married:Emily Anderson March 28, 1887 (daughter of Hogan Anderson, born March 28, 1826, and Cecelia Swenson, born February 23, 1841, married November 2, 1863). She was born October 26, 1864, Mt. Pleasant, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Emil Arthur born March 18, 1885, married Marie Anna Ronnenkamp October 4, 1911;
  2. Emily Lorinda born January 16, 1888, married Nicholas N. Newby October 4, 1907;
  3. John W. born September 21, 1889;
  4. Ida Mae born December 24, 1891;
  5. Amelia Cecelia born July 6, 1894;
  6. Ellen Vilate born September 25, 1896;
  7. George Hogan born October 21, 1898;
  8. Joseph Wilding born March 19, 1901;
  9. Theodore born June 19, 1903;
  10. Eva Charlotte born September 6, 1908.

Family home Herbert, Idaho.

Teacher, farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Barentson, Andrew Marcus

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

Born January 22, 1832, in Denmark. Came to Utah 1861, oxteam company.

Married:Mariah Erickson in Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Susannah, married Samuel R. Jewkes;
  2. Eliza, married James C. Woodward.

Family home Fountain Green, Utah.

Married:Patria Yergersen in 1870, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Niels Yergersen of Fountain Green, Utah, came to Utah 1863).
Their children:
  1. Andrew M., married Lottie Johnson;
  2. Mariah, married Joshua Coombs;
  3. Lena, married Oliver Johnson;
  4. William;
  5. Matilda, married William Sorenson.

Family home Fountain Green, Utah.

High Priest; counselor in bishopric of Fountain Green. Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Barker, Byron

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Frederick Barker). Born at Watertown, New York, November 16, 1842. Came to Utah October 20, 1849, David Moore company.

Married:Julia C. Hubbard (daughter of Charles W. Hubbard and Mary Ann Bosworth, pioneers September 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company). She was born April 3, 1848.
Their children:
  1. George born April 26, 1869;
  2. Stella born October 17, 1870;
  3. Emma born April 24, 1872;
  4. Mary Ann born October 25, 1873;
  5. Charles born October 23, 1875;
  6. May born March 25, 1878;
  7. Permelia born September 17, 1880;
  8. Violate born April 30, 1883;
  9. Frederick C. born September 9, 1884;
  10. Matilda born December 30, 1885;
  11. Ethel Laverne born July 28, 1888;
  12. Leo C. born January 16, 1892.
Sources:

Barker, George Byron

(son of Byron Barker and Julia C. Hubbard). Born April 26, 1869.

Married:Emma Stauffer.
Their children:
  1. Clarence Leroy born August 12, 1890, married Ethel Beesley;
  2. Raymond born January 16, 1910.
Sources:

Barker, Charles

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

Born March 10, 1823, Birmingham, England. Came to Utah October 1861.

Married:Fanny Kitchen (daughter of John Kitchen and Betsie Lund), who was born March 10, 1833.
Sources:

Barker, Charles W.

(son of Charles Barker and Fanny Kitchen). Born January 3, 1872, Taylorsville, Utah.

Married:Lizzie Duncombe 1890, Ogden, Utah (daughter of David Duncombe and Fanny M. Haynes, pioneers). She was born September 9, 1870.
Their children:
  1. Frances L. born October 6, 1891;
  2. Gerald born January 12, 1894;
  3. Maude born December 18, 1896;
  4. Walter born August 30, 1898;
  5. Ida born February 20, 1901;
  6. Marie born October 10, 1904;
  7. Milton born February 2, 1909;
  8. Willard born December 20, 1912.

Family home Taylorsville.

Sources:

Barker, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of William Barker, who died December 15, 1829, and Jane Barker, who died December 4, 1825 both of Shelfanger, Norfolk, England). Born March 1793 at Shelfanger. Came to Utah October 20, 1849, Allen Taylor company.

Married:Charlotte Brazeworth May 13, 1813, at Shelfanger who died July 27, 1813, aged 22 years.
Married:Sarah Gerard December 18, 1815, of Diss, Norfolk, who died in 1830 en voyage to America.
Their children:
  1. Frederick (1) born November 24, 1816, died March 3, 1817;
  2. Ellis (1) born December 6, 1818, died August 22, 1819;
  3. James born June 7, 1820, married Mary Catherine Malan June 6, 1856;
  4. Frederick (2) born 1822, married Jane L. Johnson 1852, who died August 20, 1864; married Mariette Wright July 10, 1865;
  5. Ellis, (2) died 1885;
  6. Simon born October 1826, married Jemima Newey November 4, 1856.

Family resided at Shelfanger, England; LeRayville, Jefferson county, New York; Ogden, Utah.

Settled at Brown’s Fort, now Ogden, Utah, October 24, 1849, after having lived in every town or camp established by the migrating saints. Died November 21, 1869.

Sources:

Barker, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of George Barker and Sarah Gerard). Born June 7, 1820, Shelfanger, Norfolk, England. Came to Utah 1849 with father.

Married:Mary Catherine Malan June 6, 1856, Ogden, Utah (daughter of John Daniel Malan, born November 20, 1804, Piedmont, Italy, died May 6, 1886, Ogden, Utah, and Pauline Combe, born August 6, 1805, Angrogna, Italy, died June 23, 1864, Ogden; married April 28, 1825, in Italy; pioneers to Utah in 1855). She was born July 10, 1829, at Piedmont, Italy.
Their children:
  1. James John born July 20, 1858, married Vincy Rice Stone May 16, 1888;
  2. Sarah born November 4, 1860, married Jefferson C. Slade 1883;
  3. George Ellis born November 13, 1865, married Dora Brown;
  4. Elfrida Gay born July 1, 1868, married Julius A. Farley November 11, 1886;
  5. Olla May born February 20, 1873, married Moroni H. Thomas August 15, 1906.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Was active in the pioneer work of organizing Ogden. Went to California and returned with immigrants 1850-54.

Sources:

Barker, James John

(son of James Barker and Mary Catherine Malan). Born July 20, 1858, at Ogden.

Married:Vincy Rice Stone May 16, 1888, Logan, Utah (daughter of Amos Pease Stone and Minerva Leantine Jones, pioneers). She was born January 16, 1864, Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Desmond James born March 15, 1889;
  2. Amos Howard born December 9, 1891;
  3. Minerva Leantine born July 15, 1894;
  4. Ruth Vincy born September 19, 1896;
  5. Ellis Webster born January 7, 1900;
  6. Elwood Ives born August 13, 1902;
  7. Clarence Elliott born January 3, 1905.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Missionary to Tennessee 1896-99; president 98th quorum seventies. Ogden city councilman 1910-11. Farmer, horticulturist and coal dealer.

Sources:

Barker, Desmond James

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Missionary to Budapest, Hungary.

(son of James John Barker and Vincy Rice Stone). Born March 15, 1889, at Ogden.

Missionary to Budapest, Hungary, 1910, where he and his associate, Samuel V. Spry, were pioneer missionaries; member Sunday school board of Ogden stake.

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Barker, Simon

(son of George Barker and Sarah Gerard). Born October 1, 1826, Shelfanger, England. Came to Utah in 1849 with father’s family.

Married:Jemima Newey November 4, 1855, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Newey, pioneer 1855, and Leah Welland, who had died in England).
Their children:
  1. George Simon, married Alice Whitney;
  2. Clarissa Ann, married Walker Barlow;
  3. Frederick Ellis, married Cecelia Sharp;
  4. Leah May, died infant;
  5. Eveline, married Charles Willard James.

Family home Mound Fort, Ogden.

Member 98th quorum seventies; high priest. Farmer.

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Barker, George Simon

(son of Simon Barker and Jemima Newey). Born April 20, 1857, at Ogden.

Married:Alice Whitney November 3, 1881, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Whitney and Hannah Shingler, of Leek, Staffordshire, England). She was born December 18, 1854.
Their children:
  1. George Simon, Jr., born August 27, 1882, married Florence Emily Dee;
  2. Joseph Frederick born January 19, 1885, married Rosabelle Cora Dee;
  3. Alice Maud born June 9, 1887;
  4. Henry Claud born November 26, 1889;
  5. William Whitney born October 6, 1892.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Member 95th quorum seventies; missionary to West Virginia 1892-95; acted as clerk for the 98th quorum seventies several years. Stenographer and farmer. Died September 2, 1895.

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Barker, George Simon, Jr.

(son of George Simon Barker and Alice Whitney). Born August 27, 1882, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Florence Emily Dee June 17, 1908, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Duncombe Dee, of Llanelly, Caermarthenshire, South Wales, and Annie Taylor, of Lofcoegrlam, Chestershire, England, pioneers 1860). She was born February 12, 1886.
Their children:
  1. Thomas George born April 25, 1909;
  2. Richard Dee born January 22, 1912.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Member 98th quorum seventies; missionary to Australia 1901-04; president YMMIA at Mound Fort ward 1904-07; first counselor to Bishop Moroni S. Marriott of Ogden 10th ward. Lawyer.

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Barker, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Fredrick Barker and Ann Blye, both of Norfolk, England). Born April 7, 1827, Diss, Norfolk. Came to Utah October 20, 1849, Allen Taylor company.

Married:Polly Emiline Blodgett March 2, 1851, Ogden, Utah (daughter of Newman Greenleaf Blodgett and Sally Mith Utley, pioneers 1850). She was born December 1, 1832, Bath, New Hampshire.
Their children:
  1. James Hyrum born March 9, 1852, died February 10, 1862;
  2. Mary Ann born December 24, 1853, married William F. Garner;
  3. Fredrick G. born December 23, 1855, died December 12, 1864;
  4. Newman Henry born January 27, 1858, married Esther Caroline Chadwick;
  5. Sarah Jane born July 13, 1860, married Frederick W. Ellis;
  6. Sally Ann born April 20, 1863, married Charles Edward Clark;
  7. Polly Emiline born February 14, 1865, married Edward James Davis;
  8. Joseph born Ocober 29, 1867, married Frances Alice Chadwick;
  9. Harriet L. born June 29, 1870, married Samuel Shaw;
  10. Lyman an born March 15, 1872, married Harriet Ellen Ward;
  11. Horace Alonzo born April 1, 1875 died April 3, 1875.

Family home North Ogden, Utah.

President elders quorum; president 76th and 38th quorums of seventies; superintendent North Ogden Sunday schools; member bishopric, North Ogden, Utah; assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah in 1856.

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Barker, Lyman

(son of James Barker and Polly Emiline Blodgett). Born March 15, 1872.

Married:Harriet Ellen Ward January 9, 1901.
Their children:
  1. Horace Lyman born November 11, 1901;
  2. Harriet Verna born December 4, 1904;
  3. Louis Ward born September 8, 1907;
  4. Mildred born November 11, 1910.
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Barker, John Henry Humphrey

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of John Humphrey and Annie Delnap of Dublin.) Came to Utah October 17, 1862, Henry W. Miller company.

Married:Susan McDermott June 28, 1862 (daughter of William McDermott and Mary Kimber), who was born May 20, 1843.
Their children:
  1. John Henry born November 2, 1863, married Emily Parson;
  2. Annie D. born September 19, 1865, married Nahum Curtis;
  3. William J. born August 8, 1867, married Frances Parson;
  4. Fredrick G. born July 23, 1869, married Lovina Weston;
  5. Eliza G. born November 12, 1871 married Ira Bowen;
  6. Mary D. born February 21, 1874, married William Arnn;
  7. Lucy D. born March 25, 1876, married G. H. Robinson;
  8. Jennie D. born July 14, 1878, married William Jensen;
  9. Bessie born March 3, 1881, married J. H. Weston.
Married:Christina M. Benson March 4, 1879, Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter Benson and Kersten Erickson, pioneers 1857). She was born February 22, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Myrinda born June 8, 1880, married John Hansen;
  2. Irvin born July 26, 1885, married Rena L. Richards;
  3. George born August 22, 1890 married Estua Weston;
  4. Jessie born November 4, 1892;
  5. Susie born December 6, 1894;
  6. Maud born August 14, 1899;
  7. Naomi born August 14, 1897;
  8. Waldo born December 3, 1901.
Married:Johanna Yensen April 9, 1879, Salt Lake City She was born December 12, 1844.
Their children:
  1. Henry Y. born July 8, 1881;
  2. Davis Y. born January 7, 1884.

Families lived at Newton, Cache county, Utah.

School teacher 1866-67. Died February 27, 1910.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah does not show a birthdate but his Utah death certificate shows a birthdate of “April 1 1842”.

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Barker, John Henry

(son of John Henry Humphrey Barker and Susan McDermott). Born November 2, 1863, Salt Lake City.

Married:Emily Parson September 21, 1887, Logan, Utah (daughter of James Parson and Mary Ann Catt), who was born April 30, 1866, in England.
Their children:
  1. John Henry born July 14, 1888;
  2. Pearl S. born May 20, 1891;
  3. Frank Harvey born June 9, 1893;
  4. Levon born September 1, 1896;
  5. Rhoda born March 4, 1899;
  6. Stephen born March 3, 1901;
  7. Grace born May 13, 1903;
  8. James W. born May 15, 1906.

Family home Cache Junction, Utah.

Merchant. Postmaster Cache Junction 1891; deputy sheriff in Cache county, and was later elected sheriff.

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Barlow, Edward

(son of John Barlow and Mary Ann Crompton of Unsworth, Lancashire, England). Born August 14, 1801, at Unsworth. Came to Utah September 13, 1861, Joseph Horne company.

Married:Betty Crompton, Prestwich, England, (daughter of William Crompton).
Their children:
  1. Thomas born June 13, 1823, married Ann Hulme;
  2. William born March 13, 1826, married Ann Lees;
  3. Ann, married Charles R. Dana;
  4. Sarah, married Mark Eastwood.

Weaver by occupation. Died November 9, 1877.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows the birth names of both his mother and his spouse to be “Crompton”. Addtional reseach should be done to verify that they had the same birth names.

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Barlow, Thomas

(son of Edward Barlow and Betty Crompton). Born June 13, 1823, Prestwich, England.

Married:Ann Hulme November 5, 1848, Oldham, England. (daughter of George Hulme and Ann Barlow), who was born May 3, 1826.
Their children:
  1. Walker born June 9, 1851, married Clarissa A. Barker;
  2. Edward born July 16, 1854, married Lizzie Flowers;
  3. Elizabeth A. born October 31, 1856, married Tobias Furniss;
  4. George T. born July 6, 1858, married Sarah Coop;
  5. Abraham born May 23, 1861, died.

Family resided in England and in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Married:Eliza Cato 1862 (daughter of Charles Cato and Ann Higbee), who was born February 1, 1831, at Tringe, England.
Their children:
  1. Ann Priscilla born October 16, 1863, married John Tlllotson;
  2. Sarah Emaline born December 10, 1865;
  3. Charles Cato born September 18, 1867;
  4. Joseph Cato born May 5, 1869;
  5. Eliza Alberta born September 19, 1872, married Leander Harris.

Weaver, building own looms and his own residences; confectioner and baker. Ward secretary and treasurer Ogden.

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Barlow, Walker

(son of Thomas Barlow and Ann Hulme). Born June 9, 1851, Blakely Lane, Lancastershire, England.

Married:Clarissa A. Barker November 18, 1876, Ogden, Utah (daughter of Simon Barker and Jemima Newey, pioneers 1849). She was born April 13, 1859.
Their children:
  1. Anna J. born August 20, 1877, married Levi J. Taylor, Jr.;
  2. Leah May born January 9, 1879, married Christopher H. Burton;
  3. George W. born December 16, 1880;
  4. Simon born November 4, 1882;
  5. Alice born April 20, 1885;
  6. John Fredrick born March 31, 1889;
  7. Joseph Willard born September 9, 1891;
  8. Ezra Thomas born June 4, 1895;
  9. Ellis Edward born August 15, 1899.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Carpenter, farmer and dairyman.

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Barlow, Israel

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bodyguard to Joseph Smith. Member Zion’s Camp. Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

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(son of Jonathan Barlow, born June 1, 1769, and Annis Gillett, born 1781, both at Granville, Hampden county, Massachusetts). He was born September 13, 1806, at Granville. Came to Utah September 23, 1848, Brigham Young company.

Married:Elizabeth Haven February 23, 1840 (daughter of John Haven, pioneer September 23, 1848, Brigham Young company, and Elizabeth Howe). She was born December 28, 1811, Holliston, Middlesex county, Massachusetts, and died December 25, 1892, Bountiful, Utah.
Their children:
  1. James Nathaniel born May 8, 1841, died same day;
  2. Israel, Jr. born September 5, 1842, married Annie Yeates April 26, 1863;
  3. Pamela Elizabeth born September 6, 1844, married David W. Thompson September 10, 1861;
  4. Ianthius Haven, born May 1, 1846, married Hannah Wintle December 7, 1867;
  5. John Haven born July 27, 1848, married Elizabeth Cook October 24, 1868;
  6. Mary A. born November 15, 1850, married David O. Willey December 7, 1868;
  7. Wilford born February 3, 1854, married Laura Ann Jackson January 24, 1876;
  8. Willard Albert born February 3, 1854, died October 28, 1854.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Barton 1844, Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of Nathan Barton), who was born September 10, 1801, in Pennsylvania, and died October 21, 1874, at Bountiful, Utah.
Married:Lucy Heap December 3, 1855, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Heap, pioneer October 24, 1855, Milo Andrus company, and Sarah Waters). She was born September 24, 1836, Litchfield, Staffordshire, England, died July 4, 1901. Afton, Wyoming.
Their children:
  1. Truman Heap born June 12, 1857, died February 19, 1913, married Fanny Call November 28, 1878, married Sarah Call June 29, 1887;
  2. Sarah Isabelle born June 26, 1859, married Joseph H. Call June 26, 1879;
  3. Annis Janet born September 30, 1860, married Chester Vinson Call October 28, 1880;
  4. Emma Jane born August 19, 1862, married Ira Call October 28, 1880;
  5. Hyrum Heap born August 30, 1864, married Margaret Burton January 2, 1889;
  6. Minnie Rette born November 17, 1865, married Chester Vinson Call September 5, 1884;
  7. Granville born July 31, 1867, married Eliza Ann Burningham December 18, 1889;
  8. Nathan born March 26, 1869, married Dora Matilda Tolman June 24, 1891.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married:Cordelia Maria Dalrymple May 27, 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of Luther Dalrymple and Sally Hammond), who was born October 4, 1822, Warren county, New York, died March 1906, Lewiston, Utah.

Family resided at Bountiful and Logan, Utah.

Seventy; president 6th quorum seventies; patriarch 1882; missionary to England 1853-55; president Birmingham conference; bodyguard to Joseph Smith; member Zion and Kirtland camps. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah; pioneer of Bountiful 1849. Pioneer nurseryman and apiarist; farmer and stockraiser. Died November 1, 1883, Bountiful, Utah.

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Barlow, Israel, Jr.

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(son of Israel Barlow and Elizabeth Haven). Born September 5, 1842, Nauvoo, Illinois.

Married:Annie Yeates April 26, 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Yeates and Mary Ann Ledbury), who was born August 8, 1843, and died April 26, 1901.
Their children:
  1. Israel III born May 17, 1864, married Joan V. Hjorth September 21, 1892;
  2. Annie L. born January 10, 1866, married Lamoni Call April 5, 1883;
  3. Mary Elizabeth born October 6, 1867, married Ernest W. Smedley November 28, 1888;
  4. Clara Ellen born October 10, 1869, died;
  5. Pamela born June 9, 1872, married James F. Jones January 3, 1895;
  6. John Yeates born March 4, 1874, married Ida May Critchlow December 16, 1897, who died July 1901, married Susannah S. Taggart September 24, 1902;
  7. Eva Antoinette born February 28, 1876, married Charles A. Jensen December 19, 1894;
  8. Edmund F. born June 14, 1879, married Lucy A. Garrett June 18, 1903;
  9. Alice Janet born June 2, 1881, married True B. Hatch March 22, 1900;
  10. Ianthius Winford born January 3, 1883, married Chloe C. McMullin July 26, 1901;
  11. Rosa M. born November 21, 1885, married Laurence M. Watt March 30, 1903;
  12. Jennie Hazel born November 10, 1887, died May 12, 1891.

Missionary to Nevada 1870-79; seventy; high priest; patriarch March 19, 1900; president 70th quorum seventies; counselor to Bishop J. H. Grant. Assisted to bring immigrants to Utah. Member Utah militia. Farmer; fruitgrower and stockraiser; pioneer dry farmer.

Warning

Eshhom has a birthdate of “September 5, 1842” but his gravestone shows a birthdate of “3 September 1842”.

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Barlow, Israel, 3rd

(son of Israel Barlow and Annie Yeates). Born May 17, 1864, Bountiful, Utah.

Married:Joan Vilate Hjorth September 21, 1892 (daughter of Peter H. Hjorth, pioneer September 22, 1861, Captain Samuel A. Woolley company, and Anna Jensen, pioneer September 29, 1866, Peter Nebeker company, married December 7, 1868, Salt Lake City). She was born December 12, 1869, Millville, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Israel Owen born August 18, 1906;
  2. Newel Hjorth born May 8, 1908.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

First counselor of 1st quorum elders Davis stake 1884-92; president 74th quorum seventies 1896-1910; assistant Sunday school superintendent of Davis stake 1897-1910; missionary to southern states 1886-88; president Mississippi conference 1887-88; missionary to bureau of information Temple Block 1906-09. School trustee and justice of peace West Bountiful 1892-96; assessor of Davis county 1896-1900. School teacher; farmer and stockraiser.

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Barlow, Truman H.

(son of Israel Barlow and Lucy Heap). Born June 12, 1857, Bountiful, Utah.

Married:Fanny Call November 28, 1878 (daughter of Anson Call, born May 13, 1810, Fletcher, Franklin county, Vermont, and Emma Summers, born August 5, 1828, Worcestershire, England). She was born August 11, 1860.
Their children:
  1. Truman C. born October 29, 1879, married Nellie Rampton;
  2. Fanny Pearl born March 18, 1882, married Clarence Holbrook;
  3. Clarence Anson born June 29, 1885, married Silvia Hatch;
  4. Myron C. born September 18, 1887, married Viola Ford;
  5. Kimber C. born January 14, 1892;
  6. Loren C. born April 8, 1895.
Married:Sarah Call June 27, 1887, Salt Lake City (daughter of Anson Call, pioneer July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company, and Emma Summers, pioneer November 9, 1856, James G. Willie handcart company). She was born December 8, 1870.
Their children:
  1. Israel Call born December 6, 1891;
  2. Emma born July 7, 1895;
  3. Naomi born May 23, 1900;
  4. Annie born April 9, 1902;
  5. Elmer born November 15, 1904;
  6. Eva born April 26, 1907;
  7. Joel born March 10, 1910;
  8. Woodrow born September 27, 1912.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Settler of Chesterfield, Idaho, 1883-92. High priest; member Bountiful bishopric 1903-09; missionary and president Indiana conference 1894. School trustee. Farmer and stockraiser. Died February 19, 1913, at Salt Lake City.

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Barlow, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1857.

(son of James and Ann Barlow of England). Born August 3, 1838, Manchester, England. Came to Utah 1857, oxteam company.

Married:Lunes Barlow July 26, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of Oswald Barlow and Mary Jane Oliver of England, pioneers 1852). She was born March 21, 1857.
Their children:
  1. John born May 6, 1876, died November 15, 1891;
  2. James Edward born December 9, 1878, married Kate Isabel;
  3. Mary Ann born October 8, 1879, died infant;
  4. Emma Jane born June 17, 1881, married John R. Jensen;
  5. Hyrum born January 18, 1883, married Maud Miller;
  6. Ephraim born September 3, 1885;
  7. Richard Oliver born May 11, 1887;
  8. Lunes May born November 4, 1889, married Charles A. Hansen;
  9. Eva Belle born January 6, 1893.

Family resided Cedar Valley and Richfield, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher. Early settler of Cedar Valley and Sevier county. Farmer.

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Barlow, Oswald

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of James Barlow and Ann Crompton, born August 27, 1805, both of Manchester, England). He was born July 22, 1829, at Manchester. Came to Utah 1852, driving a merchant team overland.

Married:Catherine Nightingale (daughter of John Nightingale and Jane Brown, the latter coming to Utah with last handcart company of 1856). She was born March 17, 1827. Came to Utah October 9, 1853, Appleton Harmon company.
Their children:
  1. James born October 22, 1849, married Anne C. S. Carlson February 13, 1878;
  2. Oswald F. born August 11, 1854, married Dorothy Heath 1877;
  3. Willard born June 12, 1863, married Elizabeth Luke 1888;
  4. Joseph born 1865, married Adelaide Angel 1889 (both dead);
  5. Heber F. born 1867, died.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married:Mary Jane Oliver (daughter of William Oliver), who was born 1831.
Their children:
  1. William H. born August 6, 1855;
  2. Lunes born March 21, 1857, married John Barlow January 26, 1875;
  3. David H. born 1860;
  4. Albert George born July 4, 1862;
  5. Heber Franklin born September 6, 1866 (all deceased);
  6. Arthur born August 6, 1871, married Clara Woodbury.

Settled at St. George, Utah. Mason by occupation.

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Barlow, James

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(son of Oswald Barlow and Catherine Nightingale). Born October 22, 1849, Manchester, England.

Married:Anne C. S. Carlson February 13, 1878, St. George, Utah (daughter of Andreas Carlson and Anne Marie Nielsen). She was born July 18, 1860, Asverge, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. James Oswald born January 25, 1881;
  2. Andrew born January 31, 1883;
  3. Leo Nightingale born July 6, 1884;
  4. Walter Edwin born April 11, 1886;
  5. Heber Chase born November 10, 1888;
  6. Ray born March 15, 1904;
  7. all children now dead.

Family home Richfield, Utah.

Farmer and stockraiser.

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Barnard, James S.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(parents lived at Clackmannan. Scotland). Born May 15, 1818, Black Row, Clackmannan Scotland. Came to Utah 1853, David Wilkins company.

Married:Jennette Snedden at Airdrie, Lanarkshire Scotland (daughter of J. Snedden,).
Their children:
  1. Andrew S.;
  2. Jennette S., married John S. Gibson;
  3. John S., married Belle Forsythe
  4. Johan S., married William Gibson;
  5. James S.;
  6. Joseph S.;
  7. Elizabeth J., died aged 2;
  8. Laura S.;
  9. Isabelle S.;
  10. Ellen S., all died except Johan S.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Mining operator. Died in 1856.

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Barnes, Albert Raymond

(son of Dr. Francis Barnes, born November 22, 1835, Vergennes, Vermont, and Lucinda Raymond, born April 19, 1835, Waverly, New York, married 1861). He was born March 18, 1867, Attica, Indiana. Came to Utah November 1899.

Married:Josephine C. Naisbitt June 22, 1907 (daughter of Henry W. Naisbitt and Elizabeth Irvine, married 1869, Salt Lake City; former a pioneer 1854, the latter 1855). She was born August 4, 1878.
Only child:
  1. Francis Raymond born September 26, 1910.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Deputy attorney general 1908-09; attorney general 1909-13. Graduated from Ann Arbor law school June 1899.

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Barnes, Mark

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of John Barnes and Hannah Woodward of England). Born March 6, 1809, Manchester, England. Came to Utah July, 1862.

Married:Ann Armstrong in 1831, Edinburgh, Scotland (daughter of Joseph and Elspeth Armstrong of Ireland). She was born December 2, 1811.
Their children:
  1. Joseph born October 1, 1833, married Mary Craig;
  2. Mark born June 1836;
  3. Martha born December 29, 1838, married William Dyet.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Maria Bidgood 1890. Salt Lake City (daughter of Abraham Bidgood and Agnes Glllard of England, pioneers August 19, 1868, John R. Murdock company). She was born February 15, 1832.

Missionary to Jersey Islands, England and Scotland 1858; superintendent 11th ward Sunday school 1875. Farmer and expert gardener. Died August 30, 1890.

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Barnes, Joseph

(son of Mark Barnes and Ann Armstrong). Born October 1, 1833, at Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Married:Mary Craig October 31, 1851, in Scotland (daughter of John Craig and Unity McCune, who came to Utah in 1892). She was born April 8, 1835.
Their children:
  1. Unity born December 30, 1853, married James Brown;
  2. Mark born 1855;
  3. Hyrum born November 11, 1861;
  4. Ruth, married Mr. Ellison;
  5. Joseph born January 26, 1859, married Rose McDade;
  6. Martha born October 12, 1861, married Peter Bird;
  7. Mary born June 1868, married Robert Colman;
  8. Elspeth born July 1874, married Daniel Kelly.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High priest. Died July 12, 1905.

Sources:

Barnes, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Thomas Barnes and Nancy Boardman of Bolton, Lancashire, England). Born June 22, 1853, at Bolton. Came to Utah September 29, 1866, Daniel Thompson company.

Married:Margaret Ellen Clegg December 28, 1873, at Heber City, Utah (daughter of Jonathan Clegg and Ellen Wombsley of Heber City, pioneers November 30, 1856, Edward Martin “frozen” handcart company). She was born November 21, 1855.
Their children:
  1. William Henry, married Eliza Jordon;
  2. Robert born September 11, 1875, killed at the age of 19;
  3. Nancy Ellen born November 18, 1877, married William Thomson;
  4. Sarah Alice born November 27, 1879, married Urich Stribble;
  5. Margaret born 1881, married Charles Ludlow;
  6. Elizabeth born October 20, 1883, married George Burt;
  7. Sylvia born February 22, 1885, married John Owens;
  8. Rosella born September 16, 1887, married John Phipps;
  9. Lenvra born June 14, 1889, married William H. Park;
  10. Jonathan born February 26, 1819, drowned at the age of 14;
  11. Lillie born November 22, 1892, married Frank Phipps;
  12. Richard T. born August 8, 1894;
  13. Earl born July 1, 1896;
  14. Charles Brigham born July 1, 1899.

Elder. Located at Heber City 1866. Coal miner; farmer; quarryman.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows a birthdate of “June 22, 1853” but his Utah death certificate has a birthdate of “21 June, 1853”

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Barnett, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of James Barnett and Ann Berrett of Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, England). Born May 27, 1828, at Steeple Ashton. Came to Utah November 2, 1864, Warren S. Snow train with part of John M. Kay’s party of English immigrants.

Married:Mary Ann Mathews at Steeple Ashton (daughter of Robert Mathews of above place, pioneers with George Halliday company).
Their children:
  1. Lorenzo Alma, married Mary Wade;
  2. Rosena S. E., died March 3, 1862;
  3. Georgena, married James Roylance;
  4. Clara Virtue, married Joseph Orton;
  5. Agnes Sarah A., died August 6, 1864.

Family home Pleasant View, Utah.

Presided over a branch of the church at Steeple Ashton, England, 1861-64; elder. Died at Pleasant View, Utah.

Sources:

Barney, Charles

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

Came to Utah September 9, 1852, Bryant Jolley company.

Married:Mercy Yeoman.
Their children:
  1. Luther;
  2. Lewis born 1808, married Elizabeth Turner;
  3. Lucian;
  4. Henry;
  5. Walter born 1819, married Caroline Haws;
  6. John;
  7. Melinda.
Married:Deborah Street.
Their children:
  1. Emerine, married Benjamin Leland;
  2. Betsy, married Benjamin Leland;
  3. Benjamin T., married Caroline Beard-Tippets;
  4. Margaret, married Joseph Gilbert;
  5. Thomas Jefferson, married Lucinda Box;
  6. William, married Hannah Stoddard;
  7. Sarah Jane, married Joseph S. Black.

Family home Spring City, Utah.

Early settler at Spanish Fork, where he died February 28, 1866.

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Barney, Lewis

(son of Charles Barney and Mercy Yeoman). Born September 18, 1808.

Married:Elizabeth Turner (daughter of Walter and Lydia Turner), who was born June 8, 1808.
Their children:
  1. Walter born 1836, married Matilda Farr;
  2. Sarah, died infant;
  3. James Henry born January 30, 1840, married Emily Tolton March 4, 1866;
  4. Alma, died;
  5. Joseph S. born 1846, married Ormanda Oviatt;
  6. Orson born 1852, died.

Family resided at Spanish Fork, Spring City and Circle Valley, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Beard in 1852 at Salt Lake City, who came to Utah 1852.
Their children:
  1. Arthur, married Miss Strong;
  2. Margaret, died child;
  3. Martha, married Charles Robinson married Thomas Briscoe;
  4. David;
  5. William, died child;
  6. Emeline, married Albert Thompson.

Family home Monroe, Utah.

Hunter in first pioneer company to cross plains; Indian war veteran. Seventy. Died in Colorado.

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Barney, James Henry

(son of Lewis Barney and Elizabeth Turner). Born January 30, 1840.

Married:Emily Tolton (daughter of Edward Tolton and Mary Ann Tomlinson), who was born November 9, 1848, St. Louis, Missouri.
Their children:
  1. Mary Elizabeth born July 28, 1867, married John Rogers;
  2. Lewis Edward born February 1, 1869, married Etta Watts;
  3. Margaret born July 29, 1870, married Chris Erickson;
  4. Henry Victor, married Margaret Charlesworth;
  5. Lydia Ann, married Alfred Black;
  6. Clara Edith, married Alonzo George;
  7. Frank Eugene born September 6, 1878, married Mary Rappleye;
  8. Frances Emmeline, married Frank Westbrook;
  9. Esther Adeline, married George Schuyler;
  10. Nellie May, married Will Gushing;
  11. Carrie, married Sterling Hardy;
  12. Jennie;
  13. Archie.

Family resided Spanish Fork, Circle Valley and Kanosh, Utah.

Constable at Circle Valley. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah with Abner Lowry October 22, 1866. High priest; president of elders quorum 12 years.

Warning

Eshhom has a birthdate of “January 30, 1840” but his Utah death certificate has a birthdate of “January 31, 1840”.

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Barney, Joseph S.

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Pony Express rider.

(son of Lewis Barney and Elizabeth Turner. Born December 22, 1845, Nauvoo, Illinois.

Married:Ormanda Oviatt November 4, 1866, Ephraim, Utah (daughter of Henry H. Oviatt and Sally Ray Whitlock of Spring City, Utah, pioneers September 9, 1852, Bryant Jolley company). She was born October 28, 1849.
Their children:
  1. Elzaida born June 24, 1868, married Albert Hall;
  2. Joseph Orson born February 19, 1870 married Elizabeth Prowse;
  3. Henry Orville born June 17, 1872, married Elnora Prowse;
  4. Lawrence born April 7, 1874 married Lavina Esther Beal;
  5. Clarence Adelbert born March 23, 1877, married Elizabeth Anderson;
  6. Walter Lewellyn born April 11, 1879, married Mary Elizabeth Millgate;
  7. Florence Elenor born December 7, 1881, married William Johnson;
  8. Arnold Earl born February 12, 1886, married Esther Allen;
  9. Ray born August 29, 1888, died.

Family home Kanosh, Utah.

Indian fighter and war veteran; pony express and mail carrier in Circle Valley, from whence the family was finally driven by Indians in the early days; went to Beaver, where he assisted in repressing many Indian raids. High priest Constable Kanosh 12 years. Ranchman and farmer.

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Barney, Joseph Orson

(son of Joseph S. Barney and Ormanda Oviatt). Born February 19, 1870 Kanosh, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Jane Prowse December 28, 1894, Chihuahua Old Mexico (daughter of William Prowse and Louisa Malinda James of Deseret, Utah, and Mexico, pioneers 1849, contingent Mormon battalion). She was born June 17, 1877
Their children:
  1. Ardith born November 10, 1898;
  2. Wanda born June 6, 1907.

Family resided Mesa, Arizona, and Kanosh, Utah.

High priest. Road supervisor. Assistant Sunday school superintendent; first counselor to Bishop Hitchcock, Clawson, Utah. Farmer.

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Barney, Lawrence

(son of Joseph S. Barney and Ormanda Oviatt). He was born April 7, 1874, Kanosh, Utah.

Married:Lavina Esther Beal July 21, 1909, Manti, Utah (daughter of Newell Knight Beal and Ada Elvira DeMill). She was born October 8, 1888.
Their children:
  1. Veda Ray born June 6, 1910;
  2. Marven Lawrence born May 8, 1912.

Family home Ferron, Utah.

Member 149th quorum seventies; missionary to northern states April 17, 1907, to May 21, 1909; president YMMIA; first counselor to stake presidency of YMMIA; ward teacher. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Barney, Walter

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Member of the Mormon Battalion and a pioneer of 1847.

(son of Charles Barney and Mercy Yeoman). Born January 7, 1819, Ohio. Came to Utah 1847, Company C, Mormon Battalion.

Married:Caroline Haws 1849 (daughter of Gilberth Haws, pioneer September 23, 1848, and Hannah Whitcomb). She was born January 27, 1825.
Only child:
  1. Walter, married Ann Allred.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Susan Zabriskie at Provo, Utah (daughter of Henry Zabritoskie).
Their children:
  1. John H. born March 20, 1859, married Ellen Jane Siddall;
  2. Polly Ann, married Benjamin Hoops, Charles, married Lottie La Moyne;
  3. William, died;
  4. Jane, married Martin Allred;
  5. Minerva, married Alexander Beckstead.

Family resided Ephraim, Mt. Pleasant, Spanish Fork, Fountain Green and Monroe, Utah.

High priest. Pioneer in San Pete and Sevier counties; Indian war veteran.

Sources:

Barney, John Henry

(son of Walter Barney and Susan Zabriskie). Born March 20, 1859, Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Ellen Jane Siddall November 14, 1886, Monroe, Utah (daughter of Henry Siddall of England, who came to Utah 1872). She was born August 18, 1868, and died October 2, 1902.
Their children:
  1. Mary born November 26, 1887, married John Richey;
  2. Orvin born November 24, 1889, died;
  3. Roy born May 1, 1895;
  4. Byron born March 26, 1897;
  5. Gilbert born March 27, 1899;
  6. Glen born December 3, 1901, died.

Family home Monroe, Utah.

Married:Elmina Anderson September 5, 1903, Richfield, Utah (daughter of Christian Anderson and Maria Jensen of Denmark), who was born January 3, 1880.
Their children:
  1. Clarence born May 25, 1904;
  2. Annie born March 16, 1906;
  3. Zelma born November 2, 1907;
  4. Elva born December 3, 1909;
  5. Eldon J. born October 20, 1911.

Family home Monroe, Utah.

Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Barney, Benjamin F.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Charles Barney and Deborah [Riffle] Street). Born March 12, 1832, Springfield, Illinois. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Caroline Beard-Tippets April 27, 1849, Springfield, Illinois.
Their children:
  1. Benjamin Kimball born February 12, 1850;
  2. Laura Alice born February 14, 1852, both died;
  3. William Franklin born September 3, 1856, married Lovisa Losy;
  4. Erastus James born October 29, 1858, married Mary Aikens;
  5. Wilbur Joseph born October 19, 1860, died;
  6. Charles born July 14, 1861;
  7. Francis Marion born September 12, 1863, married Rhoda Shepherd;
  8. Alma born April 6, 1865, married Annie Davis;
  9. Ephraim born January 30, 1868.

Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Married:Priscilla Shepherd April 8, 1855, Salt Lake City (daughter of Moses and Eliza Shepherd).
Their children:
  1. Priscilla born April 3, 1859, married Carlos L. Hutchings;
  2. Benjamin F. born May 23, 1861, died;
  3. Thomas J. born February 11, 1863, married Ellen Olive Higgins; married Mary Anderson; married Hannah Green;
  4. Eldora born September 23, 1865, married John Carter;
  5. Joseph born July 13, 1869, married Etta Higgins;
  6. George W. born April 8, 1870, married Mahala Yergensen;
  7. May born May 1, 1871, married Daniel C. Higgins;
  8. Jacob born May 25, 1872, married Caroline Anderson;
  9. Margaret M. born July 2, 1874, married John Pearson;
  10. Eliza born November 17, 1877, married George Pearson;
  11. Evaline born March 7, 1878, married Morris Peterson;
  12. Ammon born November 16, 1881, died;
  13. Arletta born February 2, 1882, married Walter Jensen;
  14. Joshua born January 6, 1884, married Della Roberts;
  15. Moses S. born December 19, 1887.

Family resided Spanish Fork and Elsinore, Utah.

Married:Caroline Nielsen December 7, 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of James and Boel Nielsen of Denmark). She was born May 28, 1844, Roskilde, Denmark, and came to Utah 1862.
Their children;
  1. Nancy born December 4, 1866, died December 16, 1867;
  2. David born July 13, 1868, married Hannah Yergensen;
  3. Nephi born January 28, 1870, died May 12, 1890;
  4. Sarah Jane born March 6, 1872, married James W. Anderton;
  5. Stella born October 8, 1874, married John Anderton;
  6. Don Carlos Smith born September 23, 1877, married Sarah Elenor Roberts;
  7. Moroni born February 11, 1880, married Elsie Serena King;
  8. Elias born June 19, 1882, married Mary Jane Greene;
  9. Edgar born April 14, 1884, married Lillie Huntsman;
  10. Lucian born March 3, 1887, married Evaline Levi.

Resided at Spanish Fork and Elsinore, Utah.

High priest. Indian war veteran. Farmer, fruitgrower and stockraiser. Died December 7, 1904, at Elsinore.

Sources:

Barnhurst, Samuel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1857.

(son of Joseph Barnhurst and Priscilla Underhill of England). Born August 24, 1827. Came to Utah August 7, 1857, with company bringing Apostles John Taylor and Erastus Snow and other returning missionaries.

Married:Anna Marie Jensen October 1857 (daughter of Jens Christian Peterson and Sophia Christensen), who was born September 23, 1833, Denmark and came to Utah September 13, 1857, Christian Christiansen handcart company, traveling part of time with Johnston’s invading army.
Their children:
  1. Anna Mary born November 18, 1858, married John Z. Alger April 6, 1877;
  2. Mary Anna born November 18, 1858, married Niels Ivor P. Clove;
  3. Samuel James born November 1860, married Laura Ann Hatch January 21, ‘1886;
  4. Priscilla Sophia born May 6, 1863, married William R. Riggs January 17, 1886;
  5. Jens Christensen born August 18, 1865, married Hulda E. Sandin;
  6. Julia Anna Marie born April 15, ____, married A. W. Huntington;
  7. Joseph Erastus born May 8, ____, married Lillie Dale Adams.
Sources:

Barnhurst, Samuel James

son of Samuel Barnhurst and Anna Marie Jensen). Born November, 1860.

Married:Laura A. Hatch January 21, 1886, St. George, Utah (daughter of Meltliah Hatch of Company C, Mormon Battalion, and Permelia Snider, pioneer October 10, 1849). She was born September 23, 1870.
Their children:
  1. Samuel H. born March 6, 1887, married Ada Workman June 25, 1906;
  2. Meltire Hatch born February 24, 1893;
  3. Joseph Hatch born May 19, 1895;
  4. Orson Hatch born October 1, 1899;
  5. Ira Hatch born August 1, 1903;
  6. Laura born May 16, 1906.

Family home Hatch, Garfield county, Utah.

High priest; bishop’s counselor 1900-06; superintendent Sunday school 1906-09; first counselor YMMIA, 1895-96.

Sources:

Barraclough, John

(son of John Barraclough and Harriet Jowett). Born July 28, 1854, Bradford, Yorkshire, England. Came to Utah October 16, 1869, Joseph Lawson company.

Married:Mary Josephine Fish October 9, 1879 (daughter of Joseph Fish and Mary Steele, married March 22, 1859). She was born March 11, 1860.
Their children:
  1. Harriet May born August 28, 1886;
  2. Ambrose Fish born September 14, 1889, married Nancy Griffith April 6, 1910;
  3. Edmund Steele born February 8, 1892.

Family home Beaver, Beaver county, Utah.

Deputy clerk second district court twenty-five years.

Sources:

Barrett, Clarence

(son of Michael Barrett and Ellen M. McCallum of Toronto, Canada). Born February 11, 1843.

Married:Georgianna Pacific Robbins April 18, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Rogers Robbins and Phoebe A. Wright, who was born on S. S. Brooklyn, Pacific ocean, on way to California June 16, 1846.
Their children:
  1. Ellen L. born January 14, 1871, married Caleb E. Summerhays;
  2. John R. born December 19, 1872, died infant;
  3. Isabel born December 6, 1874, married Joseph P. White;
  4. Daisy born April 21, 1877, died infant.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Barrus, Emery

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

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(son of Benjamin Barrus, born April 4, 1784, Richmond, New Hampshire, died 1864, Chautauqua, New York, and Betsy Stebbins, born March 21, 1787, in Massachusetts, died July 20, 1828, in New York). He was born April 8, 1809, Chautauqua county, New York. Came to Utah October 9, 1853, Appleton Harmon company.

Married:Huldah Abigail Nickerson (daughter of Freeman Nickerson born February 19, 1779, Dennis, Massachusetts, and died January 22, 1847, Charlton Point, Iowa, while on the way to Utah, and Huldah Chapman, born 1780 in Connecticut, came to Utah, 1850, died 1860, Provo, Utah). She was born April 16, 1816, in Pennsylvania.
Their children:
  1. Lydia born October 22, 1834, married Festus Sprague April 1, 1857;
  2. Betsy N. born March 28, 1836, died January 12, 1839;
  3. Benjamin Franklin born May 30, 1838, married Lovina Ann Steele September 29, 1861;
  4. Emery Freeman born March 13, 1841, died;
  5. Mary Huldah born April 8, 1843, married Charles Bailey;
  6. Orrin Elezer born September 14, 1845, married Catherine Wilson;
  7. Emery Alexander born March 27, 1848, died November 16, 1858;
  8. Ruel Michael born November 14, 1850, married Ida Pearl Hunter;
  9. Owen Henry born December 28, 1853, married Olive Deseret McBride February 18, 1877, married Mary Ann Hunter December 21, 1892;
  10. Sarah Abigail born April 9, 1856, married Eleazer Freeman Nickerson;
  11. John Nickerson born June 1, 1858, married Alice Burton;
  12. Eliza Alvira born September 15, 1860, married Charles Post.
Married:Jane Zerildah Baker (daughter of Benjamin Baker, pioneer 1857). She was born November 3, 1841.
Their children:
  1. Emeline Abigail born November 30, 1859, married Henry Tanner;
  2. James Baker born August 7, 1862, married Charlotte Ann Mathews;
  3. William Taylor born June 1, 1864, married Matilda McBride;
  4. Thomas born July 20, 1866, and Freeman born October 12, 1869, died;
  5. Chauncey Baker born January 15, 1872;
  6. Catherine Rozena born February 24, 1877, married Henry Watson.

Family home Grantsville, Utah.

High Priest; patriarch. Carpenter; stockraiser; farmer. Seventy. Died October 6, 1899.

Sources:

Barrus, Benjamin Franklin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

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(son of Emery Barrus and Huldah Abigail Nickerson). Born May 30, 1838, in Cattaraugus county, New York. Came to Utah 1853, driving a herd of cattle across the plains.

Married:Lovinia Ann Steele September 29, 1861 (daughter of Samuel Steele, born July 15, 1822, Plattsburg, Clinton county, New York, pioneer 1851, Joshua Grant company, and Elvira Salome Thayer, born September 15, 1826, in New York). She was born September 29, 1844, in Illinois.
Their children:
  1. Benjamin Franklin born August 23, 1862, died;
  2. Emery Freeman born September 30, 1865, married Martha Tolman September 22, 1888;
  3. Samuel Leonard born January 14, 1868, died;
  4. Orrin Orland born May 29, 1870, married Mary Clark February 4, 1897;
  5. Lovina Angelia born December 30, 1872, married Ulysses Cline July 26, 1893;
  6. Albert Almond born June 1, 1875, married Margaret Alice Millward March 4, 1896;
  7. Mary Luella born November 25, 1877, married George E. Millward March 4, 1896;
  8. Aldo Benoni born November 15, 1879, married Mabel Robinson January 8, 1902;
  9. Elvira Chloena born December 9, 1881, died;
  10. Sylvia Ellen born January 17, 1886, died;
  11. Calvin Cleone born October 24, 1887, died January 13, 1891.

Warning

Eshhom shows a birthdate of “May 30 1838” but his gravestone shows a birthdate of “1836”.

Sources:

Barrus, Ruel

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Member of the Mormon Battalion and a Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Benjamin Barrus and Betsy Stebbins). Born August 11, 1821, at Villanova, Chautauqua county, New York. Came to Utah October 15, 1854, with others of Mormon Battalion.

Married:Ellen Martin August 10, 1859 (daughter of Samuel Martin, pioneer September 25, 1855, Richard Ballantyne company, and Priscilla Layton, who died in St. Louis). She was born September 23, 1844.
Their children:
  1. Ellen P. born February 12, 1861, married Charles Schaeffer;
  2. Betsy A. born November 11, 1862;
  3. Zeltha A. born March 28, 1864;
  4. Fannie I. born June 11, 1866, married William Sanford;
  5. Lona born August 12, 1870, married Charles Nelson;
  6. Ruel M. born March 14, 1873, married Angeline Anderson;
  7. Darias M. born April 20, 1876, married Lizzie Ratcliffe;
  8. Royal L. born June 27, 1879;
  9. Essie Glee born March 13, 1885.

Seventy; second lieutenant Company B, Mormon Battalion; major in Echo Canyon campaign.

Sources:

Bartch, George W.

(son of John G. Bartch and Mary Magdelene Steiner of Dushore, Pennsylvania). Born March 15, 1849, Dushore, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah March, 1888.

Married:Amanda Alice Guild February 16, 1871, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, daughter of Aaron D. and Sarah A. Guild, of Bloomsburg). She was born April 23, 1847.
Their children:
  1. Minnie Alice, married W. H. Child;
  2. Rae, married J. A. Lloyd;
  3. Olive Amanda, married Dwight M. Guillotte.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Received the academic degree of M. S, 1871; superintendent public schools at Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, 1874-84; practiced law at Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, 1884-86, at Canon City, Colorado, 1886-88. and at Salt Lake City 1888-89; probate judge of Salt Lake county 1889-93; associate justice supreme court of Utah territory 1893-95; of state supreme court 1895-1906 chief justice 1899-1900 and 1905-06; resigned October 1, 1906, to resume practice of law at Salt Lake City.

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Bartholomew, Davis

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Joseph Bartholomew, born December 9, 1780, and Elizabeth Jones, both of Tredyffrin, Chester county, Pennsylvania). He was born July 15, 1812, East Whiteland, Chester county, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah November, 1852. Warren Snow company.

Married:Ruth I. Jones March 27, 1851 (daughter of Merlin Jones and Roxanna Ives, pioneers 1852. Warren Snow company). She was born November 19, 1825.
Their children:
  1. Henry born May 9, 1852, married Clara M. Tuttle;
  2. Davis S. born April 30, 1854, died February 14, 1884;
  3. Josephine born August 1, 1856, died August 6, 1857;
  4. Merlin J. born January 17, 1858, married Mary A. Green September 2, 1891;
  5. Serena born August 6, 1860, married George W. Stanger;
  6. Hannah born December 22, 1862, died January 18, 1863;
  7. Charlotte born April 30, 1864, married George Green December 16, 1891;
  8. John E. born August 20, 1866, died October 9, 1866;
  9. Elizabeth born September 15, 1867, died December 27, 1867;
  10. Mary A. born March 31, 1869, married William H. Green December 16, 1891.

Family home Slaterville, Weber county, Utah.

Sources:

Bartholomew, Henry

(son of Davis Bartholomew and Ruth I. Jones). Born May 9, 1852, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Married:Clara M. Tuttle November 5, 1902, Salt Lake City (daughter of Newton Tuttle, pioneer 1854, and Emily A. Tuttle, pioneer 1850). She was born February 12, 1865, Bountiful, Utah.
Only child:
  1. Davis born June 16, 1905.
Sources:

Bartholomew, Merlin J.

(son of Davis Bartholomew and Ruth I. Jones). Born January 17, 1858, Slaterville, Utah.

Married:Mary A. Green September 2, 1891, Logan, Utah (daughter of Ammon Green and Almira Mesick, pioneers 1848). She was born March 13, 1871.
Their children:
  1. Merlin D. born October 6, 1893, died August 30, 1894;
  2. Ammon born November 24, 1895;
  3. Almira born March 5, 1898;
  4. Henry G. born June 2, 1902;
  5. Emily I. born March 28, 1904;
  6. Ella R. born June 25, 1909.

Missionary to North Carolina 1891 and to Missouri 1906. Farmer.

Sources:

Bartholomew, Joseph

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

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(son of John Bartholomew and Nancy McNant). Born January 16, 1820, at Charleston, Clarke county, Indiana. Came to Utah September 14, 1852. Claudius V. Spencer company.

Married:Polly Benson December 10, 1843 (daughter of Benjamin Benson and Kesiah Messinger). She was born February 12, 1816, in New York.
Their children:
  1. Joseph S. (twin), August 30, 1844, died;
  2. Hyrum, (twin), August 30, 1844, died;
  3. John born September 11, 1846, married Eliza R. Metcalf October 11, 1868;
  4. Mary Kesiah born April 29, 1847, married John E. Metcalf;
  5. Joseph born January 5, 1850, married Emma Mellor;
  6. George Marston, born November 6, 1851, married Selina Roper;
  7. Elizabeth Almera born July 25, 1854, married William Brown;
  8. Eliza Elvira born July 25, 1854, married James Mellor;
  9. William Orange born September 6, 1856, died October 24, 1874;
  10. James Orson born December 29, 1858.
Married:Electa Benson.

Settled at Springville, Utah; moved to Gunnison, San Pete county, Utah. Veteran of Black Hawk war, Salina canyon and Grass creek Indian engagements.

Sources:

Bartholomew, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Joseph Bartholomew and Polly Benson). Born September 11, 1845, Mackinaw, McLean county, Illinois. Came to Utah 1852 with parents.

Married:Eliza Roxey Metcalf October 11, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of England Metcalf and Mary Waslin, pioneers September 14, 1853, Claudius V. Spencer company).
Their children:
  1. John Edward born November 6, 1869, married Rose H. Breathuarte;
  2. Roxey Ellen born March 30, 1872, married Joseph Christenson;
  3. William born January 24, 1874, died October 24, 1878;
  4. Sarah Jane born September 8, 1876, married A. C. Christenson;
  5. Alma born October 10, 1878, married Elsie Christenson;
  6. Joseph Smith born September 20, 1880, married Emma James;
  7. Julia born November 6, 1882, married Otis V. Ercanbrach;
  8. Mary Elizabeth born June 24, 1885, married Charles Stewart;
  9. Rose born March 3, 1889, married T. W. Peterson;
  10. Alice born August 9, 1889, died;
  11. Henry Lee born October 1, 1891.

Bishop Fayette ward 1877-1912. Road supervisor; school trustee. Was a member of one of the constitutional commissions which met to frame the Utah state constitution. Indian war veteran.

Sources:

Bartlett, Charles Claymore

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Henry Bartlett and Selucia Davis of Geauga county, Ohio). Born December 26, 1848, in Newberry township, Geauga county Ohio. Came to Utah October 10, 1866, mule train company.

Married:Anna Katrina Jensen September 12, 1868, Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Jens Christian Jensen and Anna Larsen, of Hjorring amt, Denmark). She was born November 9, 1844, at Mosbjerg, Denmark, and came to Utah October 17, 1866.
Their children:
  1. Charles Bart born August 27, 1869, married Margarette Alice Watt;
  2. George Henry born July 8, 1871, married Clara Louisa Bingham;
  3. Selucia Annie born September 11, 1873, died aged 7;
  4. Nellie Leonora born November 3, 1875, married John Merkley;
  5. Randolph born February 11, 1878, died aged 3;
  6. Ashley born April 19, 1880, married Winnie Lydia Billings;
  7. Marcus born November 6, 1883, died aged 9 months;
  8. May born February 11, 1885, married William Sidney Henderson;
  9. Sarah born January 5, 1887, married Frederick G. Bingham;
  10. Ross born October 13, 1889.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

High priest; missionary; counselor to Bishop George Freestone about 12 years; acting bishop, Vernal ward, 1894-96; Sunday school superintendent; state clerk 1883-9; counselor in the elders quorum a number of years; acting teacher 15 years. Pioneer of Vernal. First county clerk, Uinta county, 1880; county superintendent of schools 1882; school trustee for a number of years; school teacher. Superintended the construction of first ward meeting house at Vernal. Farmer; horticulturist; apiarist.

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Bartlett, Charles Bart

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Pioneer in the bee Industry in Utah.

(son of Charles Claymore Bartlett and Anna Katrina Jensen). Born August 27, 1869, Mountain Dell, Utah.

Married:Margaret Alice Watt October 26, 1899, Salt Lake City (daughter of George D. Watt, Jr. and Elizabeth Micklejohn, of Butte, Montana), who was born August 28, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Charles Bart born July 25, 1900;
  2. George Watt born November 3, 1901.

Family home Whiterock, Uinta county, Utah.

Member 97th quorum seventy; missionary to New Zealand, 1892-96 and 1902-05; was president of mission; Sunday school superintendent, Vernal 1905-07; president Vernal quorum of seventy; bishop Vernal ward. Pioneer in the bee Industry in Utah; assisted in instituting agricultural college in New Zealand.

Warning

Esshohm has a birhdate of “August 27, 1869” but his Utah death certificate shows a birthdate of “August 26, 1869”.

Sources:

Barton, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of William Barton and Elizabeth Winstanley of Winstanley, Lancashire, England). Born February 23, 1806, Winstanley, England. Came to Utah October 5, 1862, Ansel P. Harmon company.

Married:Elizabeth Bell September 6, 1835, Haighchurch, near Wigan, Lancashire, England. (daughter of William Bell and Margaret Martlew), who was born December 21, 1814.
Their children:
  1. William Bell, (twin), married Ellen Birchall;
  2. James, (twin) married Eliza Barton;
  3. Elizabeth, died;
  4. John, married Sarah Flint;
  5. Isaac, married Agnes E. Parr;
  6. Peter, married Ellen Beazer;
  7. Joseph, married Mary A. Allen;
  8. Hyrum, married Georgeana Crabbe;
  9. Bertha, married William Irvine.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

High priest. Mechanical engineer; farmer. Died August 26, 1874.

Sources:

Barton, William B.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

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(son of John Barton and Elizabeth Bell). Born July 21, 1836, Wigan, England. Came to Utah September 3, 1860, J. D. Ross company.

Married:Ellen Birchall March 13, 1860, St. Helens, Lancashire, England. (daughter of William Birchall and Esther Middlehurst of St. Helens). She was born March 24, 1836.
Their children:
  1. William John born January 2, 1861, married Uphemia Meredith;
  2. Frederick B. born April 14, 1863, married Louisa Stenhouse;
  3. Frank born February 2, 1865, married Rachael Mansell;
  4. Eva born March 18, 1867;
  5. Bell born December 9, 1868;
  6. Brigham born June 21, 1871, married Jennette James;
  7. Faith born April 14, 1873, died September 28,1873;
  8. Oscar born November 19, 1874, died September 1, 1875;
  9. Matilda born August 23, 1877, married John W. Whitmore.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High priest; missionary to England 1874-76; patriarch; bishops counselor. Clerk in tithing office, Teasdale’s stores, and in water works department. Furniture maker, building contractor. Put up the first flat bed printing press of the Deseret News.

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Barton, Isaac

(son of John Barton and Elizabeth Bell). Born December 11, 1842 in England. Came to Utah 1861.

Married:Agnes E. Parr December, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Parr and Barbara McKechnia of Salt Lake City pioneers 1868). She was born October 1, 1850.
Their children:
  1. Hattie born October 14, 1871, died;
  2. Isaac Reid, married Sarah Ethel Armstrong;
  3. Agnes Elizabeth, married Richard A. Shipp;
  4. Barbara Bell;
  5. Florence W.;
  6. Bertha M., died.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Bishop of 19th ward, Salt Lake City, 20 years; counselor to president of high priests quorum. Merchant.

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Barton, Joseph

(son of John Barton and Elizabeth Bell). Born July 25, 1848, St. Helens, Lancashire, England. Came to Utah with father.

Married:Mary Ann Allen April 5, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of Robert Allen and Leah Harmon, of Salt Lake City; former a pioneer September 1866). She was born November 30, 1852.
Their children:
  1. May A.;
  2. Charles Harmon, married Millicent Nelson;
  3. Clarence Elmer, married Beatrice Vera;
  4. Hattie Josephine;
  5. Edna Maud;
  6. Roy Allen, married Minerva Armstrong.

Family home Kaysville, Utah.

One of the presidents of the 143d quorum seventies; president 3d quorum elders of Davis stake several years. County surveyor 21 years; county clerk 14 years; county engineer six years; prosecuting attorney eight years; Kaysville city recorder eight years; city councilman two years; member Utah legislature three terms 1884-86-90; member 1st board of trustees, and 1st superintendent of territorial reform school. Civil engineer; superintendent Sumpter Valley railway.

Sources:

Barton, Stephen Smith

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

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(son of Sally Penn of Lebanon, Illinois). Born January 3, 1839, Lebanon. Came to Utah 1855.

Married:Jane Evans February 5, 1857, Paragonah, Utah (daughter of Abraham and Mary Evans of Merthyr Tydfll, Wales; former died en route to Utah, latter came in 1856, with handcart company). She was born February 9, 1841.
Their children:
  1. Edward born September 1857, died;
  2. Sally Ann born September 10, 1858, married Peter Isaac Olson;
  3. Mary Jane born March 10, 1860, married John Baker Topham;
  4. Emily Frances born November 9, 1863, married Seren Olsen;
  5. Stephen, died;
  6. Julia Elizabeth, married Leroy McBride;
  7. Catherine, died;
  8. William Penn, married Lavina Davenport.

Family home Paragonah, Utah.

Married:Eliza Smith (daughter of Thomas Smith of Parowan, Utah; pioneer 1852, oxteam company).
Their children:
  1. John Calvin;
  2. Olive Nichols, married Thomas Edwards;
  3. Nora, married John Rice;
  4. Sadie, married Frank Savage;
  5. Stella, married Mr. Edwards.

Family home Paragonah, Utah.

High priest; bishop of Paragonah ward for several years; ward clerk. Justice of peace; school trustee many years. Farmer, carpenter and stockraiser.

Sources:

Barton, William

Note

He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1856 arriving in a handcart company.

(son of Elizabeth Walling of Southport, England). Born 1811. Came to Utah November 30, 1856, Edward Martin handcart company.

Married:Mary Ann Taylor 1850, Southport, England. (daughter of John Taylor and Margaret Baxter of Staffordshire, England). She was born March 1, 1821, Liverpool, England, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Fannie, married Frederick Lutz;
  2. Elizabeth, died aged 2 years.

Family home Salt Lake City. Pioneer. Died February 8, 1897.

Sources:

Barton, William Kilshaw

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

Born March 16, 1826, England. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Malinda Jane ____.
Their children:
  1. Ethelbert, married Alice Cook;
  2. Walter K., married Angeline Pettey;
  3. Wiloska, died aged 16.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Frances Quirt.
Their children:
  1. Malinda Jane, married Joseph J. Taylor;
  2. Clara, married George Pettey;
  3. James A., married Lottie Peacock;
  4. George Raphael, married Josephine L. ____;
  5. Salena, died aged 19;
  6. Alexander, married Belle Hall;
  7. Sarah Ann, married Christian Poulsen;
  8. Stephen Colonel, married Alice Anderson.

Family home Manti.

Married:Ann Cook at Manti (daughter of James Cook and Ann Lane of England, pioneers 1852, Joseph Young company) She was born November 5, 1844.
Their children:
  1. Alpha;
  2. Frances, died aged 2;
  3. Alice Maud, married William W. Brown;
  4. Lily May married Frank Hall;
  5. Nicholas Hyrum, died aged 7;
  6. Isabel, married George Edward Bench;
  7. Ruth Cook, married Andrew Madsen;
  8. Armina, died aged 4;
  9. Ann, died infant;
  10. Emily Amelia, married Elden Smith;
  11. Ellen Spencer, married Sydney Frederickson;
  12. Edgar, died infant

Family home Manti, Utah.

Missionary to England; Sunday school superintendent; choir leader. Farmer; merchant. Died in December 1886.

Sources:

Bascom, Joel Almon

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of Ezekiel Bascom and Sarah Peet of Brooksfield, Madison county, New York). Born March 27, 1832 Brooksfield, New York. Came to Utah August 18, 1856, Philemon C. Merrill company.

  1. Married Alice Jane Bell, December 6, 1857, Provo, Utah (daughter of John Watson Bell and Ann Fish of Newcastle, Northumberland, England; Mrs. Bell came across plains alone with her eight children in 1855, a year later than Mr. Bell). She was born April 15, 1840, at Newcastle.
Their children:
  1. Zina Ann, married John A. Evans;
  2. Ida Jane, married Elias Willard Williams, Jr.;
  3. Joel Almon, Jr. born October 22, 1862, married Elnora Haws, married Josephine Fredericka Nash;
  4. John Watson Bell, married Rachel Lybbert;
  5. Mary Emma, married John Thomas Kay;
  6. Ira Kimball, married Alice Rasmussen;
  7. William, married May Lock;
  8. Charley, married Alice Gurr;
  9. Hannah;
  10. Bell;
  11. Alice;
  12. Lodema;
  13. James;
  14. Oren.

The family resided at Provo, Mona and Vernal, Utah.

Home missionary; high priest; block and Sunday school teacher. Fought in Black Hawk and Walker Indian wars, and took part in demonstration at Echo Canyon resisting advance of Johnston’s army. Was on Provo police force nine years, and constable at Mona three terms.

Sources:

Bascom, Joel Almon, Jr.

(son of Joel Almon Bascom and Alice Jane Bell). Born October 22, 1862, Provo, Utah.

Married:Elnora Haws October 28, 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter of Albert Haws and Nancy Haws, cousins, of Provo and Vernal, Utah). She was born March 11, 1862, and died April 28, 1903.
Their children:
  1. Joel Albert, born 1894, died at birth;
  2. Roland (twin), born April 18, 1896;
  3. Almon (twin), born April 18, 1896;
  4. Charles Basil born April 21, 1903, died July 27, 1903.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Married:Josephine Fredricka Nash October 5, 1904, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Michael O. Nash of Hodland, Norway, and Josephine Fredricka Olsen of Christiania, Norway, now of Salem, Utah county, who came to Utah in 1870). She was born July 2, 1880.
Their children:
  1. Howard Edwin born December 10, 1905;
  2. William Cecil born April 22, 1907;
  3. Bernard Kimball born April 7, 1909;
  4. Marion Everett born April 5, 1911;
  5. George Ivin born March 11, 1913.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Elder; ward and block teacher. Made home in Naples ward in Vernal, 1888. Has built irrigation canals, wagon roads and located asphalt mines. Farmer and cattleman.

Sources:

Bascom, Ira Kimball

(son of Joel Almon Bascom and Alice Jane Bell). Born, March 26, 1873, Mona, Utah.

Married:Alice Rasmussen January 20, 1911, Naples, Utah, Bishop Albert H. Goodrich officiating. She was the daughter of Mads Peter Rasmussen and Mary Rasmussen of Ahlgren, Denmark.

Family home Naples, Utah.

Only child:
  1. Preston Shirley born October 15, 1911.

Missionary to England; ward and Sunday school teacher; seventy. Came to Ashley Valley as a young man and assisted in building the first canals, wagon roads, farms and homes.

Sources:

Bassett, Charles Henry

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Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Elias Bassett and Matilda Salter of Ossian, Allegany county, New York). Born March 14, 1828, Ossian, New York. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Mary Elizabeth Knight March 6, 1853, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Knight, Jr., and Betsy Covert), who was born June 16, 1836, in Clay county, Missouri, and came to Utah September 12, 1850, Thomas Johnson company.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ellen born June 9, 1854, married L. B. Rodeback;
  2. Melvie Amanda born July 28, 1856, married Charles Harvey Glines;
  3. William Henry born March 14, 1858, married Marette Cook;
  4. James Lester born January 26, 1860, died Infant;
  5. Ernest Knight born June 13, 1861, married Lucy Goodwin;
  6. Lutie C. born July 13, 1868, died infant;
  7. Ruby Rosaltha born May 13, 1871, married Thomas S. Ashworth;
  8. Roscoe Knight born May 28, 1874, died infant;
  9. Lois Knight born April 13, 1879.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Member of 10th quorum seventies and high priest; missionary to Ohio 1854. Went to California 1866 for merchandise; bookkeeper General Tithing office, Salt Lake City, 20 years; merchant. Died February 26, 1907, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Bassett, Thomas

(son of Richard Thomas and Mary Millward of Canton, near Cardiff, South Wales). Born June 7, 1827, Canton, South Wales. Came to Utah July 18, 1876.

Married:Margaret Edwards January 27, 1851, Cardiff, South Wales (daughter of William Edwards, who came to Utah 1876). She was born November 1, 1827.
Their children:
  1. William E., married Catherine Smith;
  2. Mary;
  3. Rebecca, married Henry Hughes;
  4. Margaret, married Walter Muir;
  5. Thomas E., married Lucy A. Lutz;
  6. Sarah, married Simon T. Baker.

Family resided Mendon, Utah, and Rexburg, Idaho.

High priest. Farmer. Died May 23, 1903, at Rexburg.

Sources:

Bassett, Thomas E.

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(son of Thomas Bassett and Margaret Edwards). Born November 26, 1862, Canton, South Wales. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Lucy A. Lutz April 14, 1886, Logan, Utah (daughter of Thomas J. Lutz and Mary Merrill, of Smithfield, Utah, pioneers 1854). She was born May 1, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Elsie May born February 23, 1887, died February 23, 1887;
  2. Lucy Maud born July 20, 1891;
  3. Margaret Gladys born August 22, 1894;
  4. Mary Merrilla born October 12, 1899;
  5. Thomas Myrthen born January 25, 1903;
  6. Hazel Irene born August 16, 1904.

Family home Rexburg, Idaho.

Member 84th quorum seventies and high priest; missionary to England 1888-90; alternate high councilor; Sunday school superintendent and president of YMMIA of Rexburg for several years; second counselor to President Ricks of Bannock stake, then first counselor and later became president of Fremont stake; settled at Mendon, Utah, July 18, 1876, and served as president of teachers quorum three years. Moved to where Rexburg now stands. In 1883 there he assisted in making the first canals, wagon roads and building the first bridges. First school teacher and first postmaster of Rexburg; president Ricks Academy district board 1902. Farmer; dealer in real estate, loans and Insurance.

Sources:

Bastian, Jacob

Note

He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1857 arriving in a handcart company. Jacob was the fifth member of a family of eleven children, ten of whom were boys.

(son of Bastian Sorenson and Margen Olesdatter of Copenhagen, Denmark). Born March 14, 1835 at Copenhagen. Came to Utah September 13, 1857, Christian Christiansen handcart company.

Married:Gjertro Petersen August 25, 1857, Twindsdock England (parents lived at Sundbyvester, Isle of Amager, Denmark) She was born July 30, 1834, and died September 21, 1857, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Married:Johanne Marie Sander October 27, 1857, Tooele, Utah (daughter of Sander Anderson and Johanne Catrine Hansen of Liedfrost, Veile amt, Denmark, the former died at North Platte, Nebraska, August 12, 1867. latter a pioneer September 13, 1857, Christian Christiansen handcart company). She was born July 30, 1835.
Their children:
  1. Jacob Sander born September 12, 1858, married Harriett Ann Taylor;
  2. Gearsen Sander born July 1, 1860, married Emily S. Paxman;
  3. Hanna born December 16, 1861;
  4. Catrine Marie born February, 21, 1863, married Herman Tegan;
  5. Margen Olive born May 6, 1865, died August 26, 1866;
  6. Karen Melvine born July 9, 1867, died February 20, 1892;
  7. Emma Johanne born February 11, 1869, married Homer Baron;
  8. Julie Jacobine born January 1, 1871, married Hyrum Bryan;
  9. Bastian Soren born February 6, 1873, married Lottie Hansen;
  10. Ludvig Alminda born February 26, 1875, married Nora Harmick.

Family resided Lehi, Moroni and Washington, Utah.

Married:Christina Hansen February 7, 1861, Moroni, San Pete county, Utah (daughter of Louis Hansen and Caroline Neilsdatter of Moroni, pioneers September, 1859). She was born October 11, 1845.
Their children:
  1. Laura Christina, married P. E. Van Orden;
  2. Charles J., married Ella Hartley;
  3. Martha K., Hannah S. and Margaret, latter three died;
  4. Lewis H., married E. Pearl Huntsman;
  5. Caroline G. and James, died childhood;
  6. Serena A. married L. E. Farnsworth;
    1. Wilford, married Birda Timothy;
  7. Roetta C, married Robert Sainsbury;
  8. Christa E., married Elmer Carling.

Family home Washington, Washington county.

Married:Metta Maria Sander October 1867, Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Sander Anderson and Johanne Catrine Hansen), who was born January 25, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Sander and Joseph, died young;
  2. Erastus S., married Orilla Jolley Hyrum, died child;
  3. Jacobena born December 1874, died March, 1889;
  4. Mary, married Arthur L. Crawford;
  5. Hans T., married Lula Robinson;
  6. Andrew born April 25, 1886, died November 1893;
  7. Neils, married Ethel Sullivan.

Family home Washington, Utah.

President elders quorum; member Washington quorum of seventy. Assisted in settling “Dixie” country, 1861. Farmer, carpenter.

Sources:

Bastian, Jacob Sander

(son of Jacob Bastian and Johanne Marie Sander). Born September 12, 1858, Lehi, Utah

Married:Harriett Ann Taylor March 22, 1876, St. George, Utah (daughter of Allen Taylor and Phoebe Roberts of Kaysville, Utah). She was born Oct, 31, 1859 at Kaysville
Their children:
  1. Anna Marie born July 5, 1879, married M. W. Mansfield;
  2. Jacob F. born February 17, 1881, died child;
  3. Phoebe Harriett born June 3, 1883, married F. E. Brown;
  4. Johanna Gertrude born January 3, 1885, married Ernest Ernesten;
  5. Jennie Estella born November 25, 1887, married M. L. Mansfield;
  6. Catrine Taylor born July 1, 1890;
  7. Amanda Melvina born March 15, 1892, married Parley Reese;
  8. Georgia Anna born August 10, 1894;
  9. Alma born December 14, 1896;
  10. George Arthur born May 6, 1898;
  11. Dora born June 25, 1900.

Ordained bishop of Loa, Utah November 6, 1910 and high priest November 24, 1894; missionary to Denmark January 3, 1901 to July 1, 1903. Farmer and stockraiser. Superintended building of Johnson valley reservoir, near Fish lake, Sevier county Utah.

Sources:

Bastian, Gearsen S.

(son of Jacob Bastian and Johanne Marie Sander). Born July 1, 1860, Moroni, Utah.

Married:Emily S. Paxman April 3, 1885, St. George, Utah (daughter of David Paxman and Elizabeth Ann Blundon of Walthamstow, England who came to Utah 1870). She was born January 29, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Gearsen Marion;
  2. Rhoda E.;
  3. Julia;
  4. Karl;
  5. Myrtle;
  6. Woodruff;
  7. Elmer.

Family resided at Washington, Loa and Sigurd, Utah.

Seventy; missionary to Scandinavia 1887; home missionary, Sevier stake; 2d counselor to Willis F. Robison bishop Loa ward; 2d counselor in presidency of Wayne stake 1893-1903; president of Wayne stake 1906-10. In 1861 he settled with his parents in the “Dixie” country, living at Washington, and took an active part in the upbuilding of that country. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Bate, William

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Peter Bate and Margaret Ross). Born May 12, 1846. Came to Utah September 1, 1859, Horton D. Haight company.

Married:Hannah Shelly (daughter of William Shelly), who was born in 1848.
Their children:
      1. born February 1870
  1. Edwin;
  2. Samuel, died;
  3. Ernest;
  4. Jane;
  5. John;
  6. Edith;
  7. Pearl;
  8. Amy.
Married:Maud Jannett Nell (daughter of Phillip Nell and Clara Nokes), who was born in August, 1871.
Their children:
  1. Edward;
  2. Rose;
  3. Cora;
  4. Earl;
  5. Vera;
  6. Arnold;
  7. Austin;
  8. Rulon;
  9. Glenn;
  10. Otis.
Sources:

Bate, W. A. [Bate, William Arthur]

(son of William Bate and Hannah Shelly). Born in 1870 at American Fork, Utah.

Married:Ida Ann Bills June 7, 1893, Salt Lake City (daughter of G. S. Bills and Ellen G. Holt), who was born in 1876.
Their children:
  1. Clyde A. born March 23, 1894;
  2. Ethel Viola born May 8, 1896;
  3. Jesse W. born December 6, 1896.
Married:Harriet E. Green (daughter of Charles Green and Mary Ann Frances), who was born in 1878, American Fork, Utah. No children.

Farmer. Missionary to Ireland and England.

Sources:

Bateman, Joseph

(son of Thomas Bateman). Born October, 1839, in Lancashire, England. Came to Utah about 1860.

Married:Mary E. Allen (daughter of D. R. and Eliza Allen).
Their children:
  1. Estella;
  2. Joseph Samuel;
  3. Theodore;
  4. Mary;
  5. Royal;
  6. Margaret;
  7. David;
  8. Ethel;
  9. Clara;
  10. Stephen;
  11. Charles.
Sources:

Bateman, Joseph Samuel

(son of Joseph Bateman and Mary E. Allen). Born February 17, 1864, West Jordan, Utah.

Married:Alzina Johnson, February 29, 1888. Logan, Utah (daughter of Peter Johnson and Christina Peterson), who was born December 18, 1868, in Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Hazel born April 6, 1889, married William Dunsdon;
  2. Leslie born October 23, 1891;
  3. Mirl born August 8, 1894;
  4. Irving born January 18, 1897;
  5. Lola born July 23, 1900;
  6. Earl born April 20, 1906;
  7. Elsie born April 6, 1909;
  8. Joseph born December 31, 1902.

Family resided Alpine and Lehi, Utah.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has as birthdate of “February 17, 1864” but both his gravestone and Utah death certificate show a birtdate of “February 17, 1863.” Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows his spouse’s given name as “Alzina” but both his gravestone and death certifcate show “Elsina”.

Sources:

Bateman, Joseph

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

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(son of Thomas and Betty Bateman of Bolton, Lancashire, England and Nauvoo, Illinois). Born 1806, Bolton, England. Came to Utah September 20, 1848, Lorenzo Snow company.

Married:Margaret Turner 1826 in England (daughter of John and Mary Turner of Preston, England). She was born July 24, 1804, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. James, married Hannah Wilson;
  2. William, married Sarah Lavender;
  3. Mary, married Hyrum Bowen;
  4. John, died;
  5. Margaret born January 8, 1831, married Dennis Wilson Winn;
  6. Betty, died.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Settler Cedar City 1850, and remained there until the time of his death in 1888. He assisted in every way to build up the country around Cedar City. Made the brick for the council house at Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Bateman, Thomas

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1850. Thomas returned to his native England in 1852 to look after his property, but on his way back to America, he was accidently drowned in the Atlantic Ocean.

(son of Thomas Bateman, born 1786, Bolton, England, died 1844, Nauvoo, Illinois). He was born September 17, 1808, at Bolton. Came to Utah September 15, 1850, in company with James Pace train.

Married:Mary Street August 1829, Manchester England, who was born May 12, 1810, in that city.
Their children:
  1. Harriet born November 4, 1830;
  2. Samuel born July 1, 1832;
  3. Elizabeth born February 16, 1834;
  4. Thomas born January 27, 1836;
  5. Joseph and James Boame born December 9, 1837;
  6. Mary Boame born February 27, 1840;
  7. James Morgan born March 3, 1842;
  8. William Lehi born January 1, 1844;
  9. John born February 21, 1846;
  10. Martha Ann born September 15, 1847;
  11. Margaret born June 30, 1849.
Sources:

Bateman, William Lehi

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(son of Thomas Bateman and Mary Street). Born January 1, 1844, Lee county, Iowa. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Sophronia Alumina Watkins December 26, 1870 (daughter of William Lamphord Watkins and Mary Almina Hammond, pioneers September 11, 1852, advance contingent William Whitehead company). She was born September 5, 1852.
Their children:
  1. William Lehi born October 13, 1871, died;
  2. Sophrona Almina born April 1, 1873, married I. Frank Goff February 22, 1895;
  3. Thomas Philip born April 16, 1875, married Josephine M. Wilson September 9, 1897;
  4. Samuel Alford born September 13, 1877, married Ada C. Arnold October 14, 1897;
  5. Orlando James born July 8, 1880, married Millie M. Button November 20, 1901;
  6. Joseph Deseret born October 30, 1882, married Lenora Bagley December 1, 1903;
  7. George Leo born April 9, 1885, married Melrhea Cushing March 4, 1908;
  8. Laura May born December 6, 1887, married George Walter Larson August 1, 1906, died September 8, 1899;
  9. Mary Zilpha born November 21, 1890, married Silas L. Brady August 17, 1910;
  10. Myrtle Marinda born January 12, 1894;
  11. Loren Eugene born January 15, 1896;
  12. Gladys Veloy born December 5, 1897.

Family home West Jordan, Utah.

Veteran Black Hawk war; 1st counselor YMMIA West Jordan ward; president 12th quorum elders Salt Lake stake.

Sources:

Bates, Cyrus W.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

Born 1827 in New York state. Came to Utah 1862 with his own party.

Married:Harriet C. Mathews (daughter of Orrin Mathews and Hannah Burr), who was born 1825 and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Ormes Eaton born January 17, 1848, married Augusta Eleason 1875;
  2. Harriet C. born August 22, 1855, married Orson W. Bates;
  3. Effie E. born December 4, 1861, married R. H. Hunter.
Sources:

Bates, Ormes Eaton

(son of Cyrus W. Bates and Harriet C. Mathews). Born January 17, 1848, New York state.

Married:Augusta Eleason March 2, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of Eric Eleason and Anna Nielsen, pioneers September 12, 1863, John Royal Young company). She was born May 5, 1854, in Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Ormes Alberto born February 2, 1876;
  2. Augusta Erminda born August 27, 1878;
  3. Cyrus Parley born December 12, 1881;
  4. Fredrick C. born April 4, 1884;
  5. Harriet Birdie born December 8, 1886, married Wilford M. Christensen;
  6. Alice Myrtle born June 5, 1889;
  7. Effie Lorna born February 18, 1893.

Family home Hyrum, Utah.

High priest. Active in the affairs of his community.

Sources:

Bates, Joseph W.

(son of Joseph W. Bates and Mary Staffordshire, England). Born January 16, 1827.

Married:Harriet Billington 1850 (daughter of Joseph Billington and Martha, latter died at Council Bluffs Iowa). She was born November 27, 1831, and died May 12, 1909.
Their children:
  1. Eliza Jane born November 18, 1852, married Parley P. Sabin December 11, 1871;
  2. Joseph W. born October 1, 1855, married Martha A. McEntire October 14, 1877;
  3. Hugh F. born October 13, 1858, died child;
  4. Harriet May born May 22, died child;
  5. Edward H. born September 11, 1865, married Rowena Huish;
  6. Lewis A. born December 31, 1869, died aged ten years.

Family resided Salt Lake City and Payson, Utah.

Worked as stonecutter on Nauvoo temple 3 years and on Salt Lake temple 7 years. Member 32d and later of 46th quorum seventies; member Mormon battalion. Lieutenant colonel Black Hawk Indian war 1865-67. Died June 30, 1890.

Sources:

Bates Joseph W.

(son of Joseph W. Bates and Harriet Billington). Born October 1, 1855, Salt Lake City

Married:Martha A. McEntire October 14, 1877, Payson, Utah (daughter of Henry McEntire and Martha Gillispie who came to Utah 1870). She was born April 1, 1861 in Smith county, Virginia.
Their children:
  1. Martha A. born November 8, 1878, married William Betts;
  2. Harriet M. born November 16, 1881, married Joseph L. Francom;
  3. Joseph W. born September 27, 1884, married Sarah A. Francom;
  4. Lewis E. born April 24, 1887, and Mary W. born January 26, 1889, died;
  5. Charles H. born March 16, 1891, married Delia Hiatt November 27, 1912;
  6. Irwin E. born December 31, 1894, died;
  7. Susan E. born November 25, 1896;
  8. Lillie V. born March 15, 1900, died.

Family home Payson, Utah.

President elders quorum of 1st ward, Payson. City Sexton since January 1908.

Warning

Eshhom shows birhtdate of “October 1, 1855” while both his gravestone and his Utah death certificate show a birthdate of “October 1, 1854”.

Sources:

Bates, Joseph William

(son of Joseph W. Bates and Martha A. McEntire). Born September 27, 1884, Payson, Utah.

Married:Sarah L. Francom (daughter of Samuel Francom of Africa, and Emma C. Erlandson.
Married:at Salt Lake City).
Their children:
  1. Lillie and Ruth.

Family home Payson.

Seventy; missionary to Central States June 5, 1911.

Sources:

Bates, Ormus E.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of Cyrus Bates and Lydia Herrington of Wisconsin). Born March 25, 1815, in Wisconsin. Came to Utah September 1851, William C. Cummings company.

Married:Phebe M. Matison 1835 in New York state (daughter of John Matison and Elizabeth Hill of New York, pioneers 1851, William C. Cummings company). She was born January 31, 1817.
Their children:
  1. Orson P. born March 3, 1836, married Ann E. Brower;
  2. Erin L. born May 21, 1838, married Victoria Brower;
  3. Lavirna E. born August 4, 1840, married William H. Lee;
  4. Mary E. born December 5, 1842, married Orlando Gee;
  5. Ormus E. born April 11, 1845, married Sarah E. Tuttle;
  6. Orssia M. born January 8, 1848, married William A. Critchfield;
  7. Arlin H. born February 14, 1851, married Luvena Adams;
  8. Marintha A. born March 14, 1853, married William A. Tolman;
  9. Myron H. born October 18, 1855, married Charlotte Hilstead.

Family home Tooele, Utah.

Married:Morilla Spink at Nauvoo, Illinois., who came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Orville E. born October 1845, married Ellen Wakefield;
  2. Sarah M. born June 9, 1847, married Elijah Read;
  3. Angnett, married Apollus Lamson;
  4. Onley;
  5. Aretha, married Joseph Wakefield;
  6. Lavina;
  7. Lancing;
  8. Marion.
Married:Matilda Read at Winter Quarters, Nebraska.
Their children:
  1. Cyrus born 1850, married Adelaid Bates;
  2. Lydia born 1852, married Enoch Martin;
  3. Laronia born 1854, married Joseph Godfrey;
  4. Julia born 1856, married Edward Bird.
Married:Ellen Mecham at Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Mecham, pioneer).
Their children:
  1. Armintha, married W. Pettit;
  2. Oliver, married Luana Kelley;
  3. Albert, married Irene Day;
  4. Lillie M., married F. Fowler.

Family home Erda, Utah.

Married:Margrette Busenbark at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Lucila, married George Davy;
  2. Marcellus;
  3. Orin, married Ruth Larkin;
  4. Jane, married Nephi Wagstaff;
  5. Isaac;
  6. George, married Sarah Biveno.

Family home Erda, Utah.

Married:Sarah Hymas October 10, 1862, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Benjamin Hymas, pioneer 1862).
Their children:
  1. Loila, married Homer Wolfe;
  2. Earnest, married Jane Wolfe;
  3. Herman;
  4. Tena, married Sterling Williams.

Family home Erda, Utah.

Married:Sarah Weir in 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Weir of Bristol, England, pioneer 1862). She was born 1842, Bristol, England.
Their children:
  1. Celestia born June 12, 1864, married Edward Dalton;
  2. Annie born March 23, 1866, married Horace W. Woolley;
  3. Arthur, born February 14, 1869, married Ella and Etta Anderson;
  4. Almeda born May 8, 1871, married Oliver Dukes and R. T. Latey;
  5. Helamain, died infant.

Elder. A pioneer of Tooele county. Miner, farmer and stockraiser. Died August 4, 1873, Rush Valley, Utah.

Sarah Weir Bates (widow Ormus E.) married Edwin Hall July 1877, Tooele, Utah, by whom she had one child, Ella, who married a Mr. Hannahs.

Sources:

Bath, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Simon Bath and Maria Watts of Poulton, Somersetshire, England). He was born in August, 1831, at Poulton. Came to Utah September 1, 1860, John Smith company.

Married:Eve Morgan March 31, 1860, Scranton, Pennsylvania,(daughter of Daniel Morgan and Mary Todd of Scranton), who was born June 15, 1842.
Their children:
  1. William H., died aged 15;
  2. Mary E., died aged 2;
  3. Daniel Morgan, married Rachel Brooks;
  4. Simon R., married Louie Capson;
  5. Alonzo, died aged 23;
  6. Joseph, died Infant.
Married:Mary Pierce November, 1873, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Pierce and Margaret Thomas of Ystrad, Glamorganshire, Wales, latter a pioneer 1862). She was born May 31, 1851.
Their children:
  1. Mary Isabelle, married George Gowan;
  2. Eve, married Charles McKeague;
  3. Margaret died aged 4;
  4. Sarah Ann, married William Smith;
  5. William Thomas, married Laura Crabtree;
  6. Alfred Edmund, married Margaret Averett;
  7. Emma died aged 7;
  8. Hyrum;
  9. Catherine Priscilla died aged 1 year.

Family resided Salt Lake City, Utah.

Elder. Miner; located Buckhorn mine at Ophir, Utah.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows a birtdate of “August, 1831” while his Utah death certrificate shows a date of “July, 1831”.

Sources:

Batty, Miles

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Joseph Batty and Nancy Barker of Ossett, Yorkshire, England). Born March 2, 1832, at Ossett. Came to Utah 1850, A. O. Smoot merchandise train.

Married:Mary Henrietta Mecham July 24, 1864, Salt Lake City (daughter of Ephraim Mecham and Polly Derby of Wallsburg, Utah, pioneers 1852). She was born April 10, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Miles M. born June 12, 1865, married Permelia E. Bigelow;
  2. Ephraim A. born November 29, 1867, married Polly A. Lamb;
  3. Mary E. born March 27, 1870, married Frank Bigelow;
  4. George L. born December 1, 1871, married Frelia Mecham;
  5. Charles H. born May 23, 1874, married Bertha M. Richens;
  6. William W. born July 13, 1876;
  7. Celestia V. born November 3, 1878, married Ray Pickup;
  8. Emma A. born October 16, 1886, married Ezra B. Bussey.

Family resided Wanship and Wallsburg, Utah.

Sources:

Batty, Miles M.

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(son of Miles Batty and Mary H. Mecham). Born June 12, 1865, Wanship, Summit county, Utah.

Married:Permelia E. Bigelow June 7, 1886, at Wallsburg (daughter of Daniel Bigelow and Permelia Mecham, ox team pioneers). She was born September 25, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Permelia H. born June 10, 1887, died February 22, 1891;
  2. Emily V. born December 9, 1888, married James A. Freestone;
  3. Zina born January 15, 1890, married Raymond M. Searle;
  4. Adora E. born December 9, 1891, married Reuben T. Freestone;
  5. May born December 9, 1893, died March 22, 1894;
  6. Celestia born April 6, 1895;
  7. Marquis I. born August 30, 1896;
  8. Mary B. born July 31, 1898;
  9. Daniel V. born June 6, 1900;
  10. Albert D. born January 12, 1902;
  11. Laura born August 20, 1904, died March 21, 1905;
  12. Dorothy born March 6, 1912.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Missionary to England 1907-09; high priest; president YMMIA; bishop’s counselor. Constable at Wallsburg four years; once a contractor for supplies for U. S. Government. Farmer.

Sources:

Baum, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of John C. Baum, born March 18, 1804, and Hannah Crismon, born December 8, 1808, Brandywine, Chester county, Pennsylvania). He was born November 2, 1829, at Brandywine. Came to Utah September 26, 1850, independent company.

Married:Hannah Jane Cloward 1851, Provo, Utah (daughter of Jacob and Hannah Cloward, pioneers 1851). She was born October 12, 1833, and died November 21, 1860.
Their children:
  1. Jane Elizabeth born May 14, 1853, died infant;
  2. Mary Jane born April 25, 1854, married William Wright;
  3. Hannah Melissa born February 4, 1856, married David Nephi Penrod;
  4. Martha Malinda born May 21, 1860, died.
Married:Eliza Ann Allen of Provo, Utah (daughter of Daniel and Eliza Allen), who was born July 5, 1842, and died January 20, 1875.
Their children:
  1. Eliza Isabell born December 2, 1863, and George Daniel born March 7, 1866, died;
  2. John William born April 26, 1868;
  3. Owen Abraham born January 10, 1872;
  4. Orson born January 12, 1875.
Married:Sarah Elizabeth Carter November 21, 1875. Provo, Utah (daughter of John H. Carter and Sophia Sweet of Oxford county, Maine, pioneers 1849). She was born August 14, 1851. Manti, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Clara Elizabeth born July 24, 1876;
  2. Sophia Eldora born January 24, 1878;
  3. Jacob A. born November 7, 1879;
  4. David Wallace born February 25, 1882;
  5. Lafayette born April 15, 1884;
  6. Arthur born June 21, 1887, and Ernest born September 27, 1888, died;
  7. Elmer born October 21, 1892.

Families resided Provo, Utah.

High Priest. Settled at Provo 1850. Freighted from Leavenworth, Kansas, to Salt Lake City, 1856, for Y. X. company. Assisted to bring immigrants to Utah. Farmer, merchant and manufacturer.

Sources:

Baum, Isaac

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of John C. Baum and Hannah Crismon). Born April 7, 1832, Uklan township, Chester county, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah 1850, independent company.

Married:Melissa Sessions May 6, 1856 (daughter of Richard Sessions and Lucretia Haws), who was born March 11, 1838.
Their children:
  1. Louisa Maria born April 26, 1857, married Chauncy C. Lee June 27, 1876, died October 27, 1896;
  2. Isaac Richard born August 17, 1860, married Gabriella Ivie February 1890;
  3. Melissa Aralitta born December 25, 1862, married William H. Murdock July 25, 1881;
  4. John William born June 3, 1865, married Maria Hickens;
  5. Hannah Lucretia born May 23, 1867, died August 25, 1883;
  6. Eliza Jane born December 30, 1869, died August 17, 1872;
  7. Ada May born June 11, 1872, died July 15, 1872;
  8. Mary Elizabeth born August 10, 1873, married David C. Hanks December 6, 1893;
  9. Sarah Emeline born January 3, 1876, married William G. Welke December 13, 1910;
  10. David Alexander born October 3, 1878, died November 17, 1879;
  11. Rachel Isabel born September 18, 1880.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Indian war veteran. High councilor.

Sources:

Baum, Jacob

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Jacob Baum). Came to Utah 1850, independent company.

Married:Agnes Nancy Harris October 12, 1826, who died September 11, 1846, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Their children:
  1. Jacob Harris born December 30, 1830;
  2. Jane born July 2, 1832, married Elisha Thomas;
  3. Elizabeth born January 27, 1834, married George A. Bean;
  4. Jacob Harris born May 29, 1836, married Malinda Cummings;
  5. Jeanetta Rachel born July 17, 1837, married Alexander Sessions.
Sources:

Baum, Jacob Harris

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Jacob Baum and Agnes Nancy Harris). Born May 29, 1836, in Pennsylvania. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Malinda Cummings July 24, 1864, Heber, Utah (daughter of John G. and Rachel Cummings of Gibson county, Tennessee, pioneers 1852). She was born April 6, 1840 and died January 31, 1909, Provo, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Rachel Ann born May 29, 1865, married John Gatherum;
  2. Thomas J. born April 12, 1868, and John E. born February 5, 1869, died;
  3. Elizabeth born March 21, 1871, married Fred Ferguson;
  4. Malinda born June 18, 1873, married Mads Jorgensen;
  5. Jane born September 19, 1876;
  6. Harmon David born December 18, 1877, married Susie Moore;
  7. William Harris born October 8, 1884, married Grace Ferguson.

Member 45th quorum seventies; special missionary to bring immigrants to Utah; his health was ruined on this trip. Block teacher. Farmer. Died March 21, 1912, Gunnison, Utah.

Sources:

Baum, Harmon David

(son of Jacob Harris Baum and Malinda Cummings). Born December 18, 1877, Provo, Utah.

Married:Susie Moore December 1, 1903, Provo, Utah (daughter of George S. and Agnes Moore, pioneers September 24, 1861, Joseph Young and Ansel Harmon company). She was born March 19, 1877.
Their children:
  1. Mildred born October 14, 1904;
  2. Altha born May 8, 1909.

Following his father’s activities, he was a farmer.

Sources:

Baum, William Harris

(son of Jacob Harris Baum and Malinda Cummings). Born October 8, 1884, Provo, Utah.

Married:Grace Ferguson December 12, 1906, Provo, Utah (daughter of John Burkholder Ferguson and Mary Ann Shantey, of Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania, and they came to Provo, Utah, March, 1905). She was born October 4, 1886.
Their children:
  1. William Homer born January 4, 1908;
  2. Alva Grace born October 25, 1909;
  3. Mary Bernice born February 4, 1911.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Elder;ward teacher. Farmer and orchardist.

Sources:

Baxter, John Robb

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Mormon Pioneer of 1868. Mayor of Spring City, Utah.

(son of John Baxter, born January 16, 1823, and Jean Robb, born May 23, 1824, both in Aberdeen, Scotland, married June 4, 1844). He was born February 9, 1851, in Aberdeen. Came to Utah September 1868, Harvey H. Cluff company.

Married:Jannett Jack November 16, 1887 (daughter of William Jack and Jessie Thornton, former came to Utah 1869). She was born August 4, 1861.
Their children:
  1. John Robb born October 7, 1888;
  2. William Jack born September 15, 1890;
  3. Thomas Gardiner born August 22, 1892;
  4. Jessie born December 21, 1895;
  5. Alma born January 23, 1896;
  6. Jean born January 13, 1897;
  7. Jessie Minerva born August 1, 1900.

Family home Spring City.

Missionary to Great Britain 1880-82; counselor in high priest’s quorum. Recorder; justice of peace; city councilman; mayor Spring City one term.

Sources:

Baxter, Robert Wright

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Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

(son of John Baxter, born in 1800, and Margaret Wright, born June 11, 1798, both at Donaghadee, County Down, Ireland. He was born February 2, 1819, at Donaghadee. Came to Utah September 25, 1855, Richard Ballantyne company.

Married:Isabella Gray January 31, 1845 (daughter of John Gray and Elizabeth McCutcheon, both of whom died in Kilmarnock, Scotland). She was born March 12, 1822, and died June 4, 1847, at Greenock, Scotland.
Only child:
  1. Isabella born June 16, 1846, died infant.
Married:Jane Love 1848 at Greenock, Scotland (daughter of Dougall Love and Jane McPhail, the former died in Canada, the latter in Scotland). She was born December 11, 1825, in Argyleshire, Scotland.
Their children:
  1. Robert born November 2, 1848, married Mary Ellen Barnes;
  2. Archibald McPhail born June 18, 1850, died August 27, 1873;
  3. Jane McPhail born October 30, 1851, married Francis Gunnell April 5, 1869;
  4. Willard Snow born November 9, 1853, married Lydia Hopkins;
  5. Stephen Golding born October 17, 1856, married Ella Wolf December 20, 1893;
  6. Jerusha Golding born January 1, 1859, married Peter Maughan February 22, 1882;
  7. Lilly Lyon born September 19, 1861, married Henry Ames December 26, 1878;
  8. Margret Wright born February 17, 1864, married William H. Maughan December 17, 1885;
  9. John Love born November 1, 1866, married Susan Brown December 8, 1892.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married:Jane McKimmon December 28, 1856, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Donald McKimmon, who died in Scotland). She was born March 12, 1824, in Argyleshire, Scotland.
Only child:
  1. John McKimmon born June 2, 1859, married Agnes Smith.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married:Marion Stuart October 11, 1868, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Daniel Stuart and Catharine Glen, married about 1849, Kirkliston, Scotland, pioneers 1853). She was born March 3, 1851, at Kirkliston.
Their children:
  1. Catharine Stuart born October 20, 1870, married Charles Nielsen December 29, 1892;
  2. Daniel Stuart born October 25, 1872, died infant;
  3. James Stuart born October 21, 1877, died infant.

Family home Wellsville, Utah.

Member Nauvoo legion. President 28th quorum seventies; high priest; patriarch; home missionary. Farmer; shoemaker.

Warning

Eshhom shows a birthdate of “February 2, 1819” while his gravestone has a birthdate of “2 Feb. 1820”.

Sources:

Baxter, Zimri Hafford

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of William Baxter, born September 23, 1784, died 1816, and Rebecca Priest, born June 1796, died October 4, 1861, both of Vassalboro, Kennebec county, Maine). He was born February 14, 1807 at Vassalboro. Came to Utah December, 1849.

Married:Eunice Seavey May 2, 1832, Milton, Maine (daughter of Thomas Seavey, born 1749, Scarboro, Maine, died 1819, and Mary Fly, born 1770, and died 1847, in Maine). She was born March 1, 1811.
Their children:
  1. Benson Edgley born June 3, 1833;
  2. William Franklin born September 6, 1834;
  3. Henry Priest born February 19, 1836;
  4. John born July 10, 1837;
  5. Laura St. Clair born May 11, 1839;
  6. Emily Abigail born February 20, 1841;
  7. Alma born December 3, 1842;
  8. Zimri Seavey born August 27, 1844;
  9. Eunice Seavey born April 7, 1846, married Jabez Broadhead;
  10. Joseph born 1847;
  11. Charles Albert and Clarice Adelaide born August 22, 1849, latter married Daniel Morgan;
  12. Roselia born 1854;
  13. Zimri Hafford born September 1, 1857, married Wealthea Matilda Higgins.
Married:Ann Jackson 1856, Nephi, Utah.
Only child:
  1. Joseph William, married Mary Neilsen.
Married:Alice Ashworth May 1, 1871, Salt Lake City, who came to Utah 1870, and died March 28, 1877.
Their children:
  1. Eliza Jane born August 3, 1872;
  2. Philander born November 19, 1873;
  3. Alice Rebecca born October 6, 1875.

Shortly after coming to Utah, settled at Big Cottonwood; moved to Nephi 1851; built flouring mills at both places, also a grist mill at Big Cottonwood and a nail factory at Nephi; built Nephi tabernacle 1871. Captain of the famous “Silver Greys” of the Nauvoo Legion. Justice of peace and school trustee. Carpenter, joiner and millwright. Died December 10, 1887.

Sources:

Baxter, Joseph William

(son of Zimri Hafford Baxter and Ann Jackson). Born April 22, 1859, Nephi, Utah.

Married:Mary Neilsen May 22, 1878, Nephi, Utah (daughter of Peter Neilsen and Ana Poulsen of Denmark, who came to Utah September 1874, Christian Larsen company). She was born September 14, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Joseph William, Jr., born April 2, 1879;
  2. George Henry born December 21, 1880;
  3. Edwin Peter born May 18, 1883;
  4. Franklin Albert born October 16, 1885;
  5. Robert Zimri born November 3, 1886;
  6. Francis Leroy born January 16, 1890;
  7. Mary Beatrice born July 28, 1892;
  8. Ruth Viola born July 12, 1897;
  9. Ruel Allan born June 5, 1899;
  10. Alma Leo and Anna Leone born July 25, 1903.

Assistant Sunday school superintendent, Big Cottonwood, 1898-99; superintendent Sunday school, Indian Valley, Idaho, 1899-1906. Farmer and fruitgrower.

Sources:

Bay, James Willard

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

Came to Utah in 1848.

Married:Lucinda Sprague.
Their children:
  1. Mary born March 16, 1853, married Richard C. Snow;
  2. James Willard born March 3, 1855, married Mary LeBaron, January 1, 1871.

Family home Junction, Utah. Farmer. Died at Junction.

Sources:

Beach, Nathaniel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

Born December 13, 1815, in Massachusetts. Came to Utah 1847.

Married:Isabell Adaline Saxton, who was born February 9, 1817, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Albert Orlando, died;
  2. Lyman Smith, married Mary Jane Sutliff (Cox);
  3. Isabell Adaline, married Oscar Cooledge;
  4. Daniel Marion, married Susan M. Bessy;
  5. Mary Ann, died.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Indian war veteran. Farmer.

Warning

Eshhom has him arriving in Utah in 1847 but the Overland Travel database shows him arriving in 1848.

Sources:

Beach, Lyman Smith

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Nathaniel Beach and Isabell Adaline Saxton). Born May 7, 1849, Salt Lake City.

Married:Mary Jane Sutliff (Cox) January 3, 1870, Salt Lake City (adopted daughter of Edwin Cox), who was born May 3, 1852. Came to Utah with oxteam company.
Their children:
  1. Lyman LeRoy born December 23, 1871, died;
  2. Isabell born November 12, 1873, married Hans Peter Rasmussen, Jr.;
  3. Luella Jane born September 10, 1875, married Abner Coford;
  4. Francis Henry born November 5, 1877, married Johannah Maria Anderson;
  5. Emily Amelia born January 10, 1880, married Vincent Peter Martin;
  6. Albert Nathaniel born October 25, 1882, married Rowena Taylor;
  7. Edwin Marion born December 23, 1883, married Edith Marion Caldwell;
  8. Lucy Kate born September 23, 1886, married Lawrence Hyatt;
  9. William Roscoe born October 15, 1888, married Adelaide Hammond;
  10. Edna born January 23, 1892, married Henry Wilcox;
  11. Crystal Jerusha born January 8, 1896, died.

Family resided Manti, Ferron and Molen, Utah.

First and third bishop of Molen ward; counselor to Bishop Rasmussen. Settled at Ferron 1880; assisted in making canals and wagon roads in Emery county and in bringing immigrants to Utah, 1868. Veteran Black Hawk war. Died September 3, 1911, Molen, Utah.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has his birthdate as “May 7, 1849” but his Utah death certificate shows “May 7, 1859”.

Sources:

Beach, Francis Henry

(son of Lyman Smith Beach and Mary Jane Sutliff). Born November 6, 1877, Manti, Utah.

Married:Johannah Maria Anderson, March 24, 1903, Molen, Utah (daughter of Andrew H. Anderson and Maria Larson of Denmark). She was born November 17, 1881.
Only child:
  1. Francis Lyman born June 5, 1908.

Farmer and sheepraiser.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists a birthdate of “November 6, 1877” while his Utah death certificate shows a birthdate of “November 5, 1877”

Sources:

Beach, Rufus

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of John and Sarah Beach of Schoharie county, New York). Came to Utah 1847.

Married:Harriet Cordelia Williams (daughter of Daniel R. Williams).
Their children:
  1. Aaron W. born October 27, 1847, married Sarah E. Thomas November 20, 1868.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Sarah Gibbs
Only child:
  1. Kate.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Nellie Whitehead November 20, 1912.

President 27th quorum seventies 1845.

Sources:

Beach, Aaron W.

(son of Rufus Beach and Harriet Cordelia Williams). Born October 27, 1847, Salt Lake City.

Married:Sarah E. Thomas November 20, 1868.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Cordelia born December 25, 1869;
  2. James Ernest born December 16, 1871;
  3. Charles Henry January 1, 1873, married Nellie H. Chase December 28, 1898;
  4. Emma Louise, born June 18, 1875, married William Rounds, November 6, 1895;
  5. Aaron Wesley, born October 1877;
  6. Rachel born September 18, 1879, married William S. Berrett December 28, 1898;
  7. Eliza born February 12, 1881, married Andrew W. Johnson October, 28, 1898;
  8. Rufus born December 17, 1883;
  9. Mabel born December 30, 1886, married George A. Duncan May 4, 1904;
  10. Ruth born March 20, 1889, married Lawrence Christensen January 5, 1911;
  11. Clara Marie born December 7, 1892;
  12. Harriet Elvira born May 2, 1895, married Willis Bray March 11, 1912.

Family home Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Sources:

Beal, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of John Beal, born 1772. and Christina Lewis born 1760 both of Wells, Somersetshire, England. He was born July 10, 1801, Wells, England. Came to Utah 1849.

Married:Ann Deacon 1822 in Cheddar Parish, Somersetshire (daughter of William and Ann Deacon), who was born 1797, and died crossing the plains.
Their children:
  1. William born July, 1833, married Sarah Fowler;
  2. Henry born April 30, 1835, married Mary Thorpe;
  3. John born December 20, 1836, married Rosana Avery and Ellen T. Chandler.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Came from England to New York 1822. Active pioneer in San Pete county and one of the founders of Ephraim, Utah. Died 1896.

Sources:

Beal, Henry

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850. Mayor of Ephraim, Utah 1895. Member of Utah legislature.

(son of John Beal and Ann Deacon). Born April 30, 1835, Syracuse, New York. Came to Utah 1850.

Married:Mary Thorpe July 4, 1854, Ephraim, Utah (daughter of Thomas Thorpe and Ann Storer), who was born May 27, 1827.
Their children:
  1. Ann (adopted) born December 28, 1847;
  2. Sarah Jane (adopted) born June 25, 1849;
  3. Joseph (adopted) born December 16, 1851;
  4. Ann Eliza born September 2, 1853, married Alfred Pehrson;
  5. William Henry born September 23, 1855, died;
  6. John Samuel born June 29, 1857, married Emma Thursby;
  7. George A. born September 8, 1859, married Malinda Bean;
  8. Henry Thomas born October 9, 1861, married Herberta Peterson;
  9. David Nelson born November 15, 1863, married Martha Hanson;
  10. Mary Jemima born March 13, 1866, married Martin Isaacson;
  11. Emma Rosabell born December 14, 1868, married George Klenke.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Anna Christena Byergo March 28, 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of Andrew Byergo and Anna Christena). She was born August 2, 1844, Fۂ¶vlum, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann born January 26, 1866, married Christian Folster;
  2. Alice born January 16, 1868, married Marenus Simonson;
  3. Sarah Ann born March 28, 1872, married Thorwald Hanson;
  4. Thomas Andrew born July 20, 1874, married Ida Albertina Peterson;
  5. Orson Henry born November 7, 1876;
  6. Elinora Christena born February 13, 1879, married Carl A. Mattson;
  7. Owen Franklin born July 12, 1882;
  8. Violet Birdilla born December 3, 1891.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Mary Ann Thompson April 25, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of Niels Thompson and Anna Maria Johnson, latter a pioneer 1862. Captain Murdock company). She was born April 7, 1850, Aarhuus, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. John William born March 24, 1871, died;
  2. Henry Leroy born August 12, 1873, married Zealia Larson;
  3. Anna Maria born October 9, 1875, married Jacob Hind (died) and Ole Thompson;
  4. Mary Matilda born January 1, 1878, married Ole Olson;
  5. Hyrum Franklin born April 18, 1880, died;
  6. Ellen Christena born August 2, 1881, married Robert H. Hardin;
  7. Charles;
  8. Andrew born March 27, 1885, died;
  9. Martha Mary Ann born February 15, 1888.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Assisted in building the fort, and erected second house, at Ephraim. President first teachers quorum, and member bishopric; high councilor; member presidency; San Pete stake with President Canute Peterson twenty five years; ordained patriarch. One of the Incorporators Ephraim Co-op store; helped build Climax roller mill; railroad contractor Sanpete Valley Railroad and Rio Grande Western Rail Road; mayor Ephraim 1895. In 1897 assisted Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H. Lund, and William B. Preston to locate the towns of Preston, Lund, Georgetown and White River near Ely, Nevada. President of Snow academy; county commissioner; member Utah legislature; Utah delegate to Trans-Mississippi congress at St. Louis.

Sources:

Beal, George A.

(son of Henry Beal and Mary Thorpe). Born September 8, 1859, Ephraim, San Pete county, Utah.

Married:Melinda Bean November 14, 1878 (daughter of George W. Bean, pioneer 1847, and Emily Haws, pioneer 1850).
Their children:
  1. Emily Estella born October 28, 1879, married Jack Christie;
  2. George A. born September 3, 1881, married Josephine Nielsen;
  3. Clarice M. born September 14, 1883, married Bert Tuttle;
  4. Leo N. born September 17, 1885, married Myrtle Bartlett;
  5. Erin T. born March 9, 1888, married Elva Johnson;
  6. Mary M. born March 17, 1890;
  7. Eldon H. born May 13, 1893;
  8. David C. born October 22, 1896;
  9. Merrill D. born November 3, 1898;
  10. John Raymond born March 8, 1903.

Family resided Ephraim and Richfield, Utah.

Sources:

Beal, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of John Beal and Ann Deacon). Born December 20, 1836, Syracuse, New York. Came to Utah 1849.

Married:Rosana Avery 1857, who was born 1832.
Their child:
  1. John Henry born 1858.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married:Lucy Etherington 1860, who was born 1833, in England; died 1867.
Married:Ellen T. Chandler January 27, 1871, Salt Lake City (daughter of William and Rachel Chandler), who Was born December 28, 1848.

Settled at Manti; moved to Ephraim, Sanpete county, 1856; moved to Ogden, 1867; worked on Salt Lake Temple; assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Farmer and stockraiser. One of the founders of Circleville, Utah, 1865.

Sources:

Beal, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

Came to Utah September 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company.

Married:Clarissa Allen.
Their children:
  1. Oscar;
  2. Lyman;
  3. Franklin, married Charlotte Hill;
  4. John Alma, married Lavina Esther DeMill and Jemima Pecktol;
  5. Harriet, married Alma Millet;
  6. Nancy, married Ortimus Millet;
  7. Eunice, married Alma Millet.

Settler of Manti, Utah.

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Beal, John Alma

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of William Beal and Clarissa Allen). Born in October at Parma, Ohio. Came to Utah September 24, 1848, with parents.

Married:Lavina Esther DeMill 1860 at Salt Lake City (daughter of Freeborn DeMill and Ann Knight of Manti, Utah, pioneers 1848). She died 1880.
Their children:
  1. John Alma, died;
  2. Ira Allen born June 13, 1862, married Silva Funk;
  3. Willis, died;
  4. Asa, married Geneva Funk;
  5. Newel Knight, married Ada Elvira DeMill;
  6. Emily P., married Oscar DeMill;
  7. Esther Lavina, died;
  8. Raynal, married Annie Keel;
  9. Edgar, married Almeda DeMill, married Jennie Keel;
  10. Cora, married Henry Peterson.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Married:Jemima Pecktol in 1880 at Rockville, Utah.

Seventy. Settler of Manti; took active part in protecting it against Indians; assisted to build canals and wagon roads in and around that country. Farmer. Died January 18, 1902, Rockville, Utah.

Sources:

Beal, Ira Allen

(son of John Alma Beal and Lavina Esther DeMill). Born June 13, 1862, at Manti.

Married:Silva Funk (Henningsen) October 18, 1888, Manti, Utah (daughter of Daniel Buckley Funk of Ohio and Mary Jane Pecktol of Kentucky, settlers of Manti 1848). She was born January 16, 1862, and was the widow of Christian Henningsen, and their children were: Parley born October 11, 1883, married Ora Jensen, and Mary born October 12, 1885, married Peter Scow,

Family resided at Sterling, Utah.

Ira Allen Beal was father of:

  1. Ira Allen born July 7, 1889, married Irene Jensen;
  2. Cora Bell born August 31, 1890, died infant;
  3. Masel born February 26, 1894;
  4. William born April 25, 1899, died;
  5. Milla born April 26, 1899.

High priest; ward teacher; associated with YMMIA several years. President Emery town board; settler of Emery 3894 and assisted in upbuilding of that county. Blacksmith; photographer; farmer.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists a birthdate of “June 13, 1862” but his Utah death certifcate shows a birthdate of “June 13, 1866”.

Sources:

Beal, Newel Knight

(son of John Alma Beal and Lavina Esther DeMill). Born April 1, 1867, Manti, Utah.

Married:Ada Elvira DeMill January 6, 1888, St. George, Utah (daughter of Oliver DeMill and Fadelia Wingate of Rockville, Utah). She was born February 14, 1869.
Their children:
  1. Esther Lavina born October 8, 1869, married Lawrence Barney;
  2. Fadelia born November 4, 1871, married Peter Peterson;
  3. Jemima Bell born August 26, 1892;
  4. Lillian born March 16, 1895;
  5. Cyrus born January 13, 1899;
  6. Ada, died;
  7. Emily born November 9, 1903.

Family home Ferron, Utah.

President 91st quorum seventies 1903-06; missionary to Arkansas 1898-1900; high priest; bishop Ferron ward 1906; president elders quorum and president YMMIA at Emery; superintendent Sunday school at Ferron. Farmer and poultryman; apiarist.

Sources:

Bean, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of James Bean). Born March 3, 1804, Christian county, Kentucky. Came to Utah September 14, 1848, Daniel Miller company.

Married:Elizabeth Lewis July 27, 1824, Lincoln county, Missouri.(daughter of John Lewis), who was born September 22, 1803, Lincoln county, Missouri.
Their children:
  1. William;
  2. Nancy, married Thomas Williams; married John D. Lee; married Zachariah Decker;
  3. Sarah Ann, married William W. Casper;
  4. George Washington, married Elizabeth Baum; married Emily Haws; married Mary Wall;
  5. James Addison, married Harriet Catherine Fausett;
  6. Mary Elizabeth, married Amos W. Haws;
  7. Cornelia, died.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Bishop’s counselor. Farmer and mechanic. Died in June, 1882.

Sources:

Bean, George Washington

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of James Bean and Elizabeth Lewis). Born April 1, 1831, Wayne county, Illinois. Came to Utah October 2, 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company.

Married:Elizabeth Baum January 6, 1853, at Provo (daughter of Jacob Baum and Agnes Harris of Chester county, Pennsylvania, pioneers October 1862, Jacob Baum company). She was born January 27, 1834.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Agnes born August 19, 1854, married Parley Peterson;
  2. George Teancum born December 26, 1856, married Cella Hunt;
  3. Epaminondas born June 13, 1859, married Ina F. Hunt;
  4. Anne Alida born July 28, 1861, married Paul Von Nordeck;
  5. Victor Emanuel born February 5, 1864, married Mary Hannah Baker;
  6. Marquis LaFayette born November 4, 1865, married Annie Home;
  7. Willard Washington born May 16, 1868, married Gussie Felt;
  8. Flora Diana born November 14, 1871, married Joseph L. Home;
  9. Orestes Utah born November 8, 1873;
  10. Junius born October 17, 1878, died.

Family home Provo.

Married:Emily Haws December 10, 1856, at Provo (daughter of John Haws and Martha Masters of Wayne county, Illinois. pioneers 1860). She was born February 27, 1836.
Their children:
  1. Malinda born January 26, 1868, married George A. Beal;
  2. Onias, died;
  3. Lola born September 10, 1861, married Ruben Farnsworth;
  4. Ella born March 9, 1865, married A. D. Thurber;
  5. Charles L. born January 29, 1867, married Mary Jensen;
  6. Emily born July 17, 1869, married Edward Payne;
  7. Burton John born December 2, 1871, married Ora Bartlett.

Family home Richfield, Utah.

Married:Mary Jane Wall December 16, 1856, at Provo (daughter of William Wall and Nancy Haws of Illinois, pioneers September 1850, William Wall company). She was born April 12, 1841.
Their children:
  1. William James born March 14, 1868, married Natalia Outzen;
  2. Mary Geneva born December 16, 1859, married William Collins;
  3. Leo Albert born September 1, 1861, married Ottaminnie Baker;
  4. Nancy Vilate born April 6, 1864, married Abram Johnson;
  5. Eliza Isabelle born December 4, 1866, died;
  6. Chloe Diantha born December 4, 1867, married John E. Eversoll;
  7. Malissa born February 21, 1870, married S. G. Clark;
  8. Virginius born July 21, 1872, married Annie Bartlett;
  9. Eda Jane born September 22, 1874, married John H. Eversoll;
  10. Isaac Wall born November 30, 1876, married Hattie Bartlett;
  11. Jesse Fuller born February 21, 1878, married Cecil Gardner;
  12. Taylor Jay born November 6, 1881;
  13. Cornelia born December 11, 1884.

Family home Richfield.

Veteran Black Hawk war; pioneers to Sevier valley 1861. Probate judge Provo eight years and Richfield six years; U. S. revenue collector; assessor and collector Utah county; deputy U. S. marshal. Helped establish Mormon fort at Las Vegas, Nevada, 1859; assisted to bring back colony of Sacramento valley; first counselor to President Seegmiller, Sevier stake; high priest. Farmer and stockraiser. Died December 9, 1897.

Sources:

Bean, Leo Albert

(son of George Washington Bean and Mary Jane Wall). Born September 1, 1861, Provo, Utah.

Married:Ottaminnie Baker December 7, 1887, Logan, Utah (daughter of William G. Baker and Nicolina Marie Bertelsen, pioneers September 28, 1861, John Brown company). She was born March 22, 1868, Nephi, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Leo Claudius born April 28, 1889, married Mary Hall;
  2. George Albert born February 6, 1891;
  3. Minnie born August 22, 1892, died;
  4. William Louis born June 7, 1894;
  5. Mary Aileen born March 1, 1897;
  6. Geneva born May 21, 1899.

Family home Richfield, Utah.

Member high council; first counselor to president YMMIA; superintendent Sunday schools; missionary to southern states. City marshal Richfield 1888-91.

Sources:

Bean, Virginius

(son of George Washington Bean and Mary Jane Wall). Born July 21, 1872, Provo, Utah.

Married:Annie Bartlett May 22, 1895, Salt Lake City (daughter of Henry Bartlett and Illiad McKee of Putnam county, Tenn). She was born August 1, 1876.
Their children:
  1. Henry Dwight born March 6, 1896;
  2. Virginius Arlie born April 26, 1897;
  3. Byron Jesse born January 14, 1900;
  4. Edwin Bartlett born January 30, 1904;
  5. Virginia born February 12, 1908.

Family home Richfield, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to southern and northwestern states 1900-02 and 1907-08, respectively; secretary Sevier stake Sunday schools; president second deacons quorum; counselor teachers quorum; bishop Richfield second ward from 1904 to present time. City councilman at Richfield 1912-13; director Sevier Valley Canal Company; school teacher 1894-1900 at Burrville, Koosharem, Inverury and Escalante, Utah. Farmer.

Sources:

Bean, James Addison

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

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(son of James and Elizabeth Lewis). Born March 11, 1834, Adams county, Illinois. Came to Utah September 14, 1848, Daniel Miller company.

Married:Harriet Catherine Fausett February 10, 1863, Provo, Utah (daughter of William McGee Fausett and Matilda Butcher, pioneers September 1851, Alexander Stephens company). She was born March 8, 1833.
Their children:
  1. James William born November 19, 1853, married Olive Smoot;
  2. Harriet Ann born May 31, 1855, married Orson Cluff;
  3. Josephine born November 18, 1857, died;
  4. Mary Louisa born October 3, 1859, married Thomas C. P. Thompson;
  5. Naomi born February 11, 1863, married John E. Armitstead;
  6. George A. born February 22, 1861, married Mary E. Haws;
  7. Leonidas H. born September 15, 1866, married Elizabeth Buckley;
  8. Marcellus born November 6, 1867, married Joannah Edman;
  9. Frances Matilda born September 7, 1873, married Elias A. Gee;
  10. Howard born October 6, 1869, died;
  11. Laurence Lafayette born May 24, 1871, married Elizabeth Jones;
  12. Goldie Fern born April 14, 1881, married John William Brown.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 31st quorum seventies; missionary to Las Vegas, Nevada, two years, also to Iowa, Missouri and Illinois, 1876; high priest. School trustee Provo, Utah, and city councilman two years. Veteran Black Hawk, Timpanogas and Walker Indian wars. Farmer and freighter; manager Utah county stock association 11 years.

Sources:

Bean, James William

(son of James Addison Bean and Harriet Catherine Fausett). Born November 19, 1853, Provo, Utah.

Married:Olive Smoot October 18, 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of Abraham O. Smoot and Diana Eldredge of Provo, pioneers September 1847). She was born February 10, 1860, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Luella, (twin), born October 8, 1877, died October 2, 1879;
  2. Estella,(twin), born October 8, 1877, died October 11, 1879;
  3. William Cullen born May 4, 1879, died July 26, 1880;
  4. Diana born February 7, 1881, married Roy D. Thatcher;
  5. Harriet Virginia born November 1, 1882;
  6. Pauline born October 9, 1885, died August 23, 1891;
  7. Azua born August 22, 1887;
  8. Margaret born December 6, 1888;
  9. Ross Smoot born March 17, 1890;
  10. Lee Addison born August 12, 1891;
  11. Orea born June 6, 1894;
  12. Ruth born June 8, 1896;
  13. Seth born October 8, 1897;
  14. George Elmer born April 13, 1899;
  15. Joseph Wayne born October 26, 1900.

Family home Provo,

Married:Pauline Emelia Hardy November 19, 1884, Salt Lake City (daughter of Charles Marcus Hardy and Mary Sophia Doldi pioneers September 26, 1861, Schuttler company). She was born July 7, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Josephine Olive born July 22, 1886, married William Udell Scofield;
  2. James Horace born July 13, 1890;
  3. Elfie born April 17, 1892;
  4. Charles Sterling born April 15, 1897;
  5. Milo born December 10, 1898;
  6. Marcus Hardy born September 4, 1901.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Missionary to southern states; tithing clerk 26 years; high priest; member of high council of Utah stake. Bookkeeper; accountant; agriculturist.

Sources:

Bean, Joseph

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of George Bean, born September 14, 1778, and Mary Milner, born October 23, 1777, both of Yorkshire, England). He was born April 18, 1814, at Ulleskelf, near York, England. Came to Utah September 16, 1859, Edward Stevenson company.

Married:Sarah Beanland (daughter of John Beanland and Elizabeth Crabtree), who was born September 21, 1821, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. George born August 22, 1842;
  2. Mary Elizabeth born February 16, 1845, married William C. Murphy;
  3. Sarah born February 11, 1847, married Henry Coulam;
  4. Emma born December 19, 1848;
  5. Eliza born March 31, 1851, married Joseph Smith January 18, 1859;
  6. Margaret born June 7, 1853;
  7. Esther Siddons born April 9, 1855;
  8. Joseph Hyrum Parley born March 28, 1857;
  9. Joshua Beanland born October 9, 1858, married Amy Hulbert January 11, 1882;
  10. William Samuel Milner born August 14, 1861, married Elizabeth Armstrong;
  11. Annie Louisa born July 28, 1864.

High Priest; counselor to Bishop Alexander McRae of the eleventh ward. Trustee of district school board. Black Hawk war veteran.

Sources:

Beard, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Thomas Beard and Ellen E. Clark of Whaley Bridge, England). Born December 14, 1836, at Whaley Bridge. Came to Utah September 24, 1862, Homer Duncan company.

Married:Mary Ann Openshaw Simister June 5, 1859, at Whaley Bridge (daughter of John and Amelia Openshaw of New Mills, England). She was born October 1823.
Their children:
  1. Mary Hannah born May 29, 1860, married Thomas Birch;
  2. James Thomas born November 24, 1863, married Mary Goodworth;
  3. Ellen Amelia born November 23, 1866, died 1876.

Family home Coalville, Summit county, Utah.

Married:Mahaleth Abiah Tanner June 27, 1884 (daughter of John Tanner and June Chase of Cottonwood, Salt Lake county). She was born March 30, 1868.
Their children:
  1. John born February 26, 1887;
  2. Lydia Jane born July 8, 1890;
  3. Lilly Ann born December 4, 1898;
  4. George Thomas born April 26, 1899;
  5. Stephen, died;
  6. Susan Ellen, died;
  7. Aaron born July 15, 1902;
  8. Mary Ann born May 16, 1904;
  9. Edward Chancy born October 1, 1905.

Family home Coalville.

Opened Wasatch coal mine. Florist and gardener. Organized first Sunday school in Summit county 1863; missionary to England; high priest; president 27th quorum seventies Coalville. City councilman two years; school trustee.

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Beatie, Hampden Sidney

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Josiah N. Beatie and Eleanor Rogers of Virginia). Born December 31, 1826, Washington county, Virginia. Came to Utah in September, 1849.

Married:Marion T. Mumford January 1, 1849, in Missouri (daughter of Edward T. Mumford and Hannah T. Crosby, pioneers September 1849). She was born April 12, 1831, and died September 5, 1904.
Their children:
    1. J., married Phoebe S. Young;
  1. Hannah Eleanor, married C. B. Hawley, married Edward Bartliff;
    1. S., married Ellen E. Richardson;
  2. Josephine E., married Rulon S. Wells;
  3. Mary E. (died), married Heber M. Wells;
  4. Marion M., married H. G. Whitney;
  5. Edward F.;
  6. Frank L., married Mary Clawson;
  7. Florence B., married Guy Thatcher.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Seventy. County coroner. Pioneer Carson county, Nevada. Lieutenant-colonel in Utah militia. Manager ZCMI. Died September 11, 1887.

Sources:

Beatie, W. J. [Batie, Walter Josiah]

(son of Hampden Sidney Beatie and Marion T. Mumford). Born January 1, 1850, at Salt Lake City.

Married:Phoebe L. Young January 7, 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of Brigham Young and Clarissa Ross of Salt Lake City). She was born August 1, 1854.
Their children:
  1. Clarissa Marion born October 21, 1872, died;
  2. Josephine Y. born September 2, 1874, married Charles L. Burton;
  3. Walter J. born October 23, 1876, died October 23, 1876:
  4. Hazel Y. born November 27, 1880, married Edward P. Kimball;
  5. Mary Y. born September 23, 1882, died April 25, 1888;
      1. born October 26, 1886;
  6. Walter Sidney born June 12, 1888, married Margaret Taylor.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 7th quorum seventies; missionary to England 1877-79; high priest. National bank examiner.

Sources:

Beauregard, Christian Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Peter Chrtstensen Beauregard and Maren Nielsen of Viborg amt, Denmark). Born March 18, 1826, Randers, Denmark. Came to Utah September 27, 1862, John R. Murdock company.

Married:Anna K. Sorensen April 1, 1848, in Denmark (daughter of Soren Hansen and Sine Anderson), who was born November 25, 1825, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Peter born 1848, died infant;
  2. Jens born 1849, died infant;
  3. Jens Peter born July 9, 1850, married Elizabeth Tarbuck June 28, 1869;
  4. Marinus born February 5, 1852, married Amelia Edwards February 2, 1882;
  5. Charles Christian born September 27, 1853, married Ksire Nicholos May 21, 1874;
  6. Stine Westborg born 1854, died 1854;
  7. Neils born 1855, died 1857;
  8. Sigrard born 1857, died 1857;
  9. Neils Jacob born July 13, 1858, married Stella McRae January 11, 1883;
  10. Augusta Tomine born September 14, 1860, married Ted Davis April 22, 1878;
  11. Frances Amelia born May 30, 1862, married Orson Huntsman February 1, 1883;
  12. John born July 27, 1866, died February 10, 1869;
  13. Christian born April 6, 1868, died April 29, 1868.
Married:Martha Day October 17, 1884, St. George, Utah (daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Day), who was born January 3, 1858, in England.
Their children:
  1. Richard Alonzo born February 9, 1886, married Mary Warner December 8, 1910;
  2. Laura born March 29, 1887, married Albert Dearden December 1, 1910;
  3. Wilford born March 29, 1893.

Families resided Fillmore, Utah.

Justice of peace 1875-79. President Fillmore Irrigation company. Member high council of Millard stake; patriarch. Blacksmith.

Sources:

Beauregard, Marinus

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Christian Peter Beauregard and Ann K. Sorensen). Born February 5, 1852, Mirah, Denmark. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Amelia Edwards February 2, 1882 Fillmore, Utah (daughter of Caleb and Cynthia Edwards), who was born September 3, 1857, Manti, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Marinus Dennis, born December 21, 1882;
  2. Electa born November 15, 1884, married Joseph Dennison;
  3. Amelia Frances L. born November 13, 1890, married Clarence Halverson;
  4. Dora Irene, born November 5, 1895, died August 8, 1896;
  5. Mina Archie born September 10, 1898;
  6. Leah born November 7, 1900.

Family resided Fillmore and Sterling, Utah

School trustee at Sterling four years. Promoter of Gunnison waterworks 1910-11. City councilman and Gunnison 1910-11. President Gunnison Valley Power company 1911; director Gunnison Valley bank.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows a birthdate of “February 5, 1852” but his Utah death certifcate has a birthdate of “February 18, 1852”.

Sources:

Beauregard, Marinus Dennis

(son of Marinus Beauregard and Amelia Edwards). Born December 21, 1882, Fillmore.

Missionary to eastern states 1907-09; ward and Sunday school teacher 1909-11; home missionary. City treasurer of Gunnison 1909. President Gunnison Valley Power company

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Beck, Joseph Ellison

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Antram Beck of Pennsylvania). Came to Utah in 1849

Married ____ Forsyth.

Their children:
  1. Lucinda, married John Snell;
  2. Thomas Harrison, married Mary Dennis;
  3. John, married Polly Jones;
  4. Margaret Fannie, married John Berry.

Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Sources:

Beckstead, Alexander

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Francis and Margaret Beckstead of Germany). Born March 16, 1802, Williamsburg, Canada. Came to Utah September 1849, Redden Allred company.

Married:Catherine Lince January 25, 1823, Williamsburg, Canada, who was born July 6, 1807.
Their children:
  1. Margarett Mariah born December 9, 1823, married Samuel Egbert 1839;
  2. Gordan Silas born November 25, 1825, married Barbara Parks 1854, married Elizabeth Hunsaker 1859;
  3. Henry born September 4, 1827, married Luseen Bird Bydee June 6, 1849;
  4. William born September 24, 1829, died July 21, 1830;
  5. Harriett V. born June 17, 1831, married Abraham Hunsaker;
  6. Thomas Wesley born April 27, 1833, married Lydia Rose 1853, married Sarah Easton 1866;
  7. Lucy Ann born March 16, 1835, died July 21, 1848;
  8. Emeline born April 4, 1837, married William Andrew Bills July 4, 1852;
  9. Sarah E. born December 31, 1838, married John W. Winward 1856;
  10. Samuel Alexander born December 25, 1840, married Araminta C. Allen 1856, died March 28, 1861;
  11. Amanda Jane born January 3, 1843, died September 6, 1844;
  12. George Washington born December 3, 1845, died December 19, 1912, married Araminta C. Allen;
  13. John Alma born August 9, 1848, married Sabina Harrison;
  14. Mary Ellen born August 9, 1848, died same day;
  15. Joseph Alonzo born December 27, 1850, married Elizabeth Shields.
Married:Kesiah Albina Petty November 18, 1854 (daughter of Robert C. and Margarett Petty of Benton county, Tennessee).
Their children:
  1. Hyrum born October 27, 1855, married Byar Robins;
  2. Moses W. born January 27, 1857, married Lucrice Davis;
  3. Aaron born May 12, 1858, married Eva Pierce;
  4. Fanney Kesiah born December 5, 1859, married John J. Williams;
  5. Robert born March 7, 1861, married Sarah E. Naylor;
  6. Margarett A. born May 26, 1862, married Joseph Hibbard;
  7. Martha Ann born January 16, 1864, married Jesse Aylett;
  8. Francis Albert born January 15, 1866, married Miss Hansen;
  9. Ira born December 26, 1867, married Jose Conry;
  10. Alexander born February 17, 1870, married Miss Jackson.

Family home West Jordan, Utah.

Married:Clarissa Ann Brown February 1856, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Eliza born April 10, 1857, married Orson Lee;
  2. Catherine born February 16, 1859, married Mr. Foisy;
  3. Viola J. born 1860; died;
  4. Clarissa Ann born February 1862, died;
  5. Heber Alexander born August 11, 1864;
  6. Araminta born July 4, 1867, died;
  7. Susan V. born August 20, 1869, died.

Settled at West Jordan, 1850, assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Veteran Black Hawk war.

Sources:

Beckstead, Henry

(son of Alexander Beckstead and Catherine Lince). Born December 4, 1827, Morrisburg, Canada.

Married:Luseen Bird Bybee June 6, 1849, North Pljon, Missouri.(daughter of Byram Bybee and Betsey Bird Lane, pioneers 1852). She was born February 7, 1831.
Their children:
  1. William Alexander born September 1, 1852, married Araminta E. Beckstead, 1872;
  2. Henry Byrum born June 28, 1853, married Catherine Egbert, March, 1869;
  3. Gordon Silas born July 13, 1854, married Elzina J. Beckstead November 30, 1874;
  4. Betsy Luseen born April 6, 1856, married John C. Egbert 1872;
  5. Deliah Jane born April 22, 1858, married Brigham Sellers 1873.

Family resided Uinta, Ogden and South Jordan, Utah.

Married:Emily Grace Williams 1857. Salt Lake City (daughter of William Williams, pioneer 1856, handcart company and Bathsheba Burne, who came to Utah 1871). She was born December 23, 1838, Cornwall, England.
Their children:
  1. Emily Bathsheba born January 31, 1859, married Alexander Bills;
  2. Samuel Henry born June 14, 1860, married Mary Ann Howard 1882;
  3. Catherine born December 26, 1862, married Arthur John Holt;
  4. Joseph M. born September 5, 1864, died 1865;
  5. John Carlos born January 29, 1866, drowned 1868;
  6. Isaac Newton born September 17, 1868, married Josephine Ehrngreen (died), married Florence Hutchings;
  7. Jesse Nimrod born March 12, 1870, married Mariah Wing, died.
Married:Emma Marsden April, 1862, Salt Lake City (daughter of William, pioneer 1864, oxteam company, and Sarah M. Marsden, pioneer September 12, 1861, John R. Murdock company). She was born May, 1845, Yorkshire, England.
Their children:
  1. George Nelson born February 24, 1866, married Birdie Palmer;
  2. Charles, (twin), born January 17, 1868;
  3. Alonzo, (twin), born January 17, 1868, died 1868;
  4. John Walter, (twin), born September 3, 1870;
  5. William Arthur, (twin), born September 3, 1870, died 1870.
Married:Elizabeth Wood April, 1862, Salt Lake City (daughter of James Wood and Mary Bates, pioneers 1856). She was born March 20, 1846, in England.
Their children:
  1. James born May 7, 1863, died 1891;
  2. Mary Ann born January 17, 1867, married Henry W. Beckstead, 1883;
  3. Sarah E. born October 14, 1869, married David Shields 1886.
Married:Mary Hannah Williams (daughter of Joseph J. Williams and Johanna Tripp, pioneers August 20, 1868, Joseph W. Rawlins company). She was born April 2, 1854, in England.
Their children:
  1. Joseph E. born February 9, 1872, died February 22, 1872;
  2. John Tripp born May 4, 1873, married Miss Page.

Settled at Farmington 1850, Uinta 1851, and lived at Ogden 1855-61. Sheriff Weber county 1855-58. Participated in Echo Canyon campaign; Indian war veteran. Moved to South Jordan and was a member of the bishopric of that ward 20 years. Died 1888 West Jordan.

Sources:

Beckstead, Henry Byram

(son of Henry Beckstead and Luseen Bird Bybee). Born June 28, 1850, Davis county, Utah.

Married:Catherine Mariah Egbert March 1, 1869 (daughter of Samuel Egbert and Margaret M. Beckstead, pioneers 1849, Redden Allred company). She was born September 27, 1850, West Jordan, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Byram Henry born April 5, 1870, married Annie J. Holt November 20, 1889;
  2. Samuel William born June 25, 1872, died aged 3;
  3. Margarett Geneva born April 2, 1874, married Samuel E. Holt August 16, 1893;
  4. Emanuel Lafayette born March 13, 1876, married Nina Editha Beckstead 1897;
  5. Perry Wallace born October 26, 1877, married Lenora Mackey April 27, 1904;
  6. Birdie Luseen born October 16, 1879, married Joseph Frederick Palmer December 29, 1898;
  7. Luella born May 5, 1882, married Thomas A. Newbold November 1901;
  8. Ivey Grace born May 9, 1884, died April 30, 1895;
  9. Rhoda Mariah born August 8, 1887;
  10. Daniel Mortimer born October 10, 1889, died April 23, 1895;
  11. Polly born May 21, 1891, died 3 days old;
  12. Rosamond born December 8, 1893, died June 14, 1901.

Family home South Jordan, Utah.

Married:Amanda Jane Egbert March 14, 1878 (daughter of Samuel Egbert and Margaret M. Beckstead), who was born January 5, 1857, West Jordan.
Their children:
  1. Angus Z. born December 30, 1878, married Matilda Peterson August 1900;
  2. Walter Edgar born February 28, 1881, married Geneva Beckstead 1902;
  3. Alfred Ray born March 26, 1884, married Sarah Weeb April 12, 1905;
  4. Ernest D. born July 11, 1886, died February 19, 1888;
  5. Maurice S. born August 8, 1888 (died June 27, 1909), married Alice Blake October 30, 1907;
  6. Lulu Mariah born May 29, 1891, married John Weeb November 10, 1909;
  7. Elmer Byram born August 24, 1895.

President 95th quorum seventies for 25 years; missionary to southern states 1882-83; Sunday school superintendent eight years; sexton 30 years. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war. Superintendent of South Jordan Canal company 12 years. Home missionary six years; ward missionary 40 years.

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Beckstead, Gordon Silas

(son of Henry Beckstead and Luseen Bird Bybee). Born July 13, 1854, East Weber, Utah.

Married:Elzina J. Beckstead November 30, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Alexander Beckstead and Araminta Allen, pioneers September 20, 1849, Allen Taylor division of Brigham Young company). She was born March 7, 1860.
Their children:
  1. Silas A. born May 28, 1876, died November 24, 1879;
  2. Alfred E. born October 25, 1878, died September 12, 1876;
  3. Etta F. born January 20, 1880, married N. H. Henderson;
  4. Gordon O. born August 7, 1881, married Hannah Ericksen;
  5. Henry A. born June 16, 1883, married Sarah M. Bowlden;
  6. Eliza O. born January 10, 1886, married Hiram Stocking;
  7. Araminta L. born August 4, 1889, married Hyram A. Nordberg;
  8. Clarence M. born April 11, 1892, m, Martha P. Newbold;
  9. Lee Allen born August 5, 1897.

Family home South Jordan, Utah.

High Priest; president 16th quorum elders Salt Lake Stake 1896; secretary-treasurer and president 95th quorum seventies. Constable 18 years and school trustee 17 years, South Jordan, Utah; member BYU South American exploring expedition 1900, serving as captain. Helped build both South Jordan and Salt Lake canals.

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Beddo, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of George Beddo and Jane Meredith of Victoria, South Wales). He was born January 27, 1847, at Victoria. Came to Utah September 3, 1852, Abraham O. Smoot company.

Married:Romania Deseret Neel December 6, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Neel and Clemency Lytton Casper of Ogden, Utah, pioneers September 3, 1855, John Hindley company). She was born March 1, 1857.
Their children:
  1. James William, married Jennie Elizabeth Allen;
  2. George Raymond, married Sadie Alice Pearce;
  3. Wriley Guy;
  4. Dan Meredith;
  5. Ira Washington;
  6. Romania Alvira;
  7. Harvey Neel;
  8. Bryan Earl.

Family resided Shelton ward, Bingham county, Idaho, and Vernal, Utah.

Member elders quorum; home missionary Fremont county, Idaho, three months. School trustee in Bingham county, Idaho, 1882-88. Manager Harrison and Great Feeder Canal companies, Bingham county, Idaho, 1890-97. Worked on Salt Lake temple 1867.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows a birthdate of “January 27, 1847 but his gravestone has a birthdate of “27 January 1848”.

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Beer, Benjamin James

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He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1856 arriving in a handcart company.

(son of Benjamin James Beer of London, England). Born September 21, 1812, London, England. Came to Utah September 26, 1856, Edmund Ellsworth and Daniel D. McArthur company, the first to cross the plains with handcarts.

Married:Mary Ann Livesey 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Livesey, accidentally killed in St. Louis, Missouri, and Mary Elizabeth Gill of Manchester, England, pioneer November 21, 1862). She was born September 25, 1846, and came to Utah with mother.
Their children:
  1. Benjamin John born January 31, 1865, married Mary Elizabeth Taylor;
  2. William Francis born November 7, 1866, married Josephine Luella Taylor.

Family home Salt Lake City. Painter and paperhanger. Died 1906.

Warning

Eshhom lists a birthdate of “September 21, 1812” but his Utah death ceritificate shows a birhdate of “September 23, 1812”.

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Beer, William Francis

(son of Benjamin James Beer and Mary Ann Livesey). Born November 7, 1866, Salt Lake City

Married:Josephine Luella Taylor September 20, 1889 (daughter of Joseph E. Taylor and Louise R. Capener of Salt Lake City). She was born May 31, 1869.
Their children:
  1. William Francis, Jr., born March 25, 1896;
  2. Vivian Luella born December 4, 1898;
  3. Kenneth Verender born December 9, 1903.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Graduate of medicine in Columbian University, Washington. D. C., 1892; assistant surgeon-general of the state of Utah 1896-1904; associate gynecologist LDS hospital since its organization in 1905; member state and county medical societies, also of American medical association.

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Beesley, Ebenezer

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He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1859 arriving in a handcart company. President of Beesley Music Company.

(son of William Sheppard Beesley and Susannah Edwards of England). Born December 14, 1840, Bicester, Oxfordshire, England. Came to Utah September 4, 1859, George Rowley handcart company.

Married:Sarah Hancock March 26, 1859, Woburn, Buckinghamshire, England. (daughter of Henry Hancock and Sarah Ayres, of England, pioneers September 4, 1859, George Rowley company). She was born January 14, 1840.
Their children:
  1. Ebenezer, married Emily Jane Cooper;
  2. William Henry died June 18, 1863;
  3. Frederick, married Elizabeth Ellen Solomon;
  4. Adelbert, married Adelaide Pugsley;
  5. Ella, married Ernest E. Ridges;
  6. Lorenzo, married Josephine Hopwood;
  7. Alvin Augustus, married Ruby Pratt;
  8. Franklin, married Mamie Sullivan;
  9. Amy Susannah, married Edwin Lee;
  10. Sarah Emily, married William F. Everett.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Annie F. Buckeridge April 19, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Buckeridge and Caroline Brunswick of Theil, Buckinghamshire). She was born August 8, 1845.
Their children:
  1. Truman John, died;
  2. Willard George;
  3. Frances Caroline, died;
  4. Clarissa Alice;
  5. Alma Frewin, died;
  6. Wilford Angus, married Emma Frewin.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 30th quorum seventies; high priest; leader of ward and tabernacle choirs. First president of Beesley Music Company. Shoemaker. Died March 21, 1906, Salt Lake City.

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Beesley, Frederick

(son of Ebenezer Beesley and Sarah Hancock). Born January 13, 1864, Salt Lake City.

Married:Elizabeth Ellen Solomon November 27, 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter of Alfred Solomon and Ellen Gyde of Salt Lake City, pioneers 1857). She was born May 27, 1864.
Their children:
  1. Frederick Alfred born December 25, 1888, married Mary Hazel Bowman;
  2. Elmer Ebenezer born February 6, 1889;
  3. James Gyde born July 18, 1890, died;
  4. Ethel Elizabeth born June 16, 1892;
  5. Mabel Ellen born June 12, 1894;
  6. Blanche born June 14, 1900;
  7. William Noall born September 18, 1904.

Family home Salt Lake City.

President 109th quorum seventies; missionary to Sandwich Islands 1885-89; and 1890-91; assistant Sunday school superintendent 22d ward; president YMMIA. Secretary and treasurer Beesley Music Company.

Sources:

Beesley, Adelbert

(son of Ebenezer Beesley and Sarah Hancock). Born January 3, 1866, Salt Lake City.

Married:Adelaide Pugsley July 20, 1892, Manti, Utah (daughter of Philip Pugsley and Martha Roach), who was born January 23, 1866, at Salt Lake City, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Stella born May 18, 1893;
  2. Adelaide, born May 10, 1894, died aged 5;
  3. Mary born September 11, 1896, died infant;
  4. Albert P. born February 11, 1898;
  5. Philipp G. born July 17, 1900, died aged 14;
  6. Lucile born September 10, 1902;
  7. Howard R. born November 28, 1904;
  8. Ardelle born May 30, 1910. Lived at Salt Lake City, Utah.

Member 30th and 161st and secretary of 109th quorum seventies; missionary to Samoa 1888-91. Theatrical musician many years.

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Beesley, Joseph S.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of John Beesley, born November 6, 1799, and Mary Miller, born February 13, 1808, both of Lancashire, England). He was born February 23, 1844, near Cedar Grove, Franklin county, Indiana. Came to Utah in 1862.

Married:Eliza Ann Andrews, 1874 (daughter of John Andrews and Elizabeth Wise, pioneers October, 1852, Isaac Bullock company). She was born November 26, 1852, Nephi, Utah.
Their children:
  1. John A. born November 19, 1875, married Cloe Thayne. July 22, 1909;
  2. Joseph S. Jr. born February 22, 1878;
  3. Mary E. born February 2, 1880, married John J. Hunt, July 7, 1908;
  4. Emily born July 20, 1882;
  5. Eliza Ann born October 12, 1883;
  6. Sarah Naomi born October 7, 1885, married John P. Bowers February 20, 1906;
  7. Emer A. born November 4, 1887;
  8. Hannah R. born October 15, 1889;
  9. Charles A. born February 9, 1891;
  10. Margaret Ann born December 4, 1893;
  11. Seymour A. born February 6, 1895;
  12. Arthur A. born December 2, 1897.

Family resided Provo, Utah, and Idaho towns.

Drove oxteams to transport worthy poor from Utah to the Missouri river and back 1864; assisted with his own means to finish the Provo temple; moved from Provo to Idaho in 1898, and there assisted to build the first meeting house at Driggs. Was ordained a high priest and member of the high council when the Teton stake was organized. Moved to Rexburg, Idaho in 1903.

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Behunin, Isaac

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

Came to Utah 1847, second oxteam company.

Married:Almina Tyler
Their children:
  1. Andrew;
  2. Almina, married Amos Stevens;
  3. Nancy, married Nelson Higgins;
  4. Mosiah, married Carolina Hill;
  5. Cutler, married Jane Nay;
  6. Hyrum, died.

Family resided Richfield and Manti, Utah.

Married:(name of second wife unknown).
Their children:
  1. William, died;
  2. Morton;
  3. Alma, died.

Veteran Black Hawk war. Farmer and sheepraiser. Died at Ferron, Utah.

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Behunin, Mosiah

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Isaac Behunin and Almina Tyler). Born 1844, in Illinois. Came to Utah 1847 with parents.

Married:Carolina Hill 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of Isaac Hill and Martha Blazzard), who was born January 16, 1854.
Their children:
  1. Isaac S. born November 12, 1870, married Olive Mintchie;
  2. Joseph Henry born March 24, 1872, married Mary Zwablen;
  3. Brigham Daniel born September 13, 1874, married Mary Jane Biddlecome;
  4. David born November 18, 1876, married Cornelia Larsen;
  5. John born April 2, 1879, married Dorcus Ann Biddlecome;
  6. Caroline, married Robert D. Redford;
  7. Elizor, married Hazel Westwood;
  8. George A. born April 2, ____, married Mary Jane Biddlecome;
  9. Mary Jane, married Elbert Wilcox;
  10. Cynthia born January 1, ____, married Charles Blackburn;
  11. Robert Peary.

Family home Ferron, Utah.

Seventy. Sent to Rabbit valley in 1872, to make peace with the Indians. Farmer and horticulturist. Died April 6, 1908, Ferron, Utah.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists a birthdate of “1844” while his Utah death certifcate has a birthdate of “May 18, 1843”.

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Behunin, Joseph Henry

(son of Mosiah Behunin and Carolina Hill). Born March 24, 1872, Rockville, Utah.

Married:Mary Zwahlen December 31, 1895, Ferron, Utah (daughter of John Zwahlen and Mary Shultiess, of Bern, Switzerland, who came to Utah in 1874). She was born July 31, 1872.
Their children:
  1. Ida May born October 22, 1896;
  2. Vera born April 11, 1898;
  3. Blanche born December 29, 1899;
  4. Leland born March 22, 1901;
  5. Cecil born April 12, 1903.

Family home Ferron, Utah.

Member 97th quorum seventies; President YMMIA; Sunday school teacher. County horticultural inspector.

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Behunin, David

(son of Mosiah Behunin and Carolina Hill). Born November 18, 1876, Richfield, Utah.

Married:Cornelia Larsen March 9, 1909, Castle Dale, Utah (daughter of Hans Larsen and Anna Maria Christensen of Helsingor, Denmark). She was born October 20, 1888.
Only child;
  1. David Wendel born May 12, 1912.

Family home Ferron, Utah.

Priest. Moved to Rabbit valley with his father in 1872. Farmer and stockraiser; bookkeeper.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah states that the only child was David born in 1912 however familysearch.org familytree lists 4 additional children born after David and the publication of the book in 1913.

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Belcher, Edward Everett

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Joseph Belcher of St. Louis, Missouri). Born July 4, 1835, Boston, Massachusetts. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Elizabeth Jane Perkins December 1863, in Washoe valley, near Nevada City, Nevada. (daughter of Wilson Gardner Perkins and Diana Anderson of Grundy county, Missouri, pioneers 1848, John D. Lee company). She was born February 11, 1837.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ida born September 16, 1864, married Marriott Lutz; married Sandy Brown;
  2. Luella V. born January 29, 1869, married John D. Fackrell;
  3. Laura born July 29, 1871, died aged 18;
  4. Elizabeth S. born October 7, 1875, married Carl Bartholomew;
  5. Edward Harvey born December 10, 1877, married Cora Myrtle Johnson;
  6. Clarence Leroy born December 4, 1882, married Rozell Halladay.

Elder. First located at Bountiful; went to Randolph, 1870, and to Vernal 1885. Farmer and cattleraiser; paperhanger and painter. Discoverer of Belcher mine in Nevada. Died April 8, 1892.

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Belcher, Edward Harvey

(son of Edward Everett Belcher and Elizabeth Jane Perkins). Born December 10, 1877, Randolph, Utah.

Married:Cora Myrtle Johnson December 11, 1902, Vernal, Utah (daughter of Lycurgus Johnson and Cora Belle Davis of Vernal). She was born April 21, 1883.
Their children:
  1. Hilda Ardus born September 20, 1903;
  2. Cora Elizabeth born August 7, 1905;
  3. Edward Warren born December 23, 1907;
  4. Loris Myrtle born June 11, 1911.

Family home Vernal since 1885.

Member 97th quorum seventies and one of its presidents; counselor to Bishops David Bennion, Frederick G. Froerer Bingham and George E. Wilkins of second ward, Vernal; counselor and secretary of stake YMMIA, 1899-1909; assistant Sunday school superintendent. Recorder of Vernal City and its postmaster; assistant cashier of Uinta state bank.

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Bell, Alfred

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of William and Betsie Bell). Born 1796, in Shelby county, Illinois. Came to Utah 1851.

Married:Martha Louisa Montgomery (daughter of James Montgomery), who was born April 7, 1807.
Their children:
  1. William M. born July 22, 1833, married Martha Kirstine Benson April 9, 1859;
  2. Eli born November 12, 1834, married Louisa Ann McClellan August 18, 1858.

Family home Lehi, Utah.

Veteran war of 1812. Judge at Lehi 1851-59.

Warning

Eshhom has a birthdate of “1796” but his gravestone shows a birthdate of “1794”

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Bell, William Milton

(son of Alfred Bell and Martha Louisa Montgomery). Born July 22, 1833, Shelbyville, Illinois.

Married:Martha Kirstine Benson April 9, 1859, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jeppa Benson, pioneer 1853, and Maren Kirstine Kofoed). She was born January 19, 1837, Bornholm, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. William Alfred born April 7, 1860, married Adeline Roeberry December 25, 1888;
  2. Martha Jane born November 2, 1861, married Swen H. Jacobs;
  3. Marion born January 17, 1864, married Oluf S. Anderson November 18, 1885;
  4. Eli Jeppa born March 25, 1866, married Mary A. Dudley April 5, 1905;
  5. Hyrum born December 24, 1868, married Amanda Sangreen September 1, 1892;
  6. Joseph Robert born April 20, married E. Smith April 30, 1901;
  7. Lily Elnora born August 11, 1873, married Silas Hinckley;
  8. Sarah Rebecca born November 18, 1871, married D. Rolla Harris June 9, 1897.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Pioneer Cache and Snake River valleys. Carpenter.

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Bell, Eli J.

(son of William Milton Bell and Martha Kristine Benson). Born March 25, 1866, Lehi, Utah.

Married:Mary Ann Dudley April 5, 1905 (daughter of Hyrum Smith Dudley and Fidelia Sophia Tippets, natives of Utah). She was born June 2, 1877, Alma, Weber county, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Milton Smith born March 21, 1906 ;
  2. Lamont Dudley born August 15, 1907;
  3. Cecelia Dudley born November 1, 1908;
  4. Eli born June 27, 1911;
  5. Levon B. (twin) born April 1, 1913;
  6. Levere T. (twin) born April 1, 1913.

Missionary to Norway 1900-02. Farmer; carpenter.

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Bell, John Watson

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of John and Alice Bell of Newcastle, Northumberlandshire, England). Born May 28, 1805 Newcastle, England. Came to Utah October 1854, Benjamin Clapp company.

Married:Ann Fish October, 1835, Newcastle, England. (daughter of Robert and Dorothy Fish of Bedlington, England). She came to Utah October 1855, leaving the Missouri river with two yoke of oxen and one yoke of cows, came across the plains accompanied by her eight children.
Her 8 children:
  1. Anna, married Henry Reynolds, married William Lance;
  2. Robert, died infant;
  3. Alice Jane born April 15, 1840, married Joel Almon Bascom;
  4. John Watson, Jr., married Laura Roberts;
  5. Emma Dorothy, married Ephraim Roberts;
  6. Alma Mary, married William Baldwin;
  7. Sarah, married William Lance.

Family resided Provo and Mona, Utah.

Pioneer of Mona, where he died in 1877. High priest. He was a tailor by occupation.

Sources:

Bell, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of John Bell of Barford, Norfolk, England). Born July 7, 1825, Norfolk, England. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Mahala Elwood November 22, 1854, Salt Lake City, who was born at Spexall, Suffolk, England.
Their children:
  1. John Thomas born October 4, 1855, married Lucy Ann Wardle;
  2. Mary Jane born February 18, 1858, died;
  3. Herbert Horace born February 26, 1859, married Lucy Payne;
  4. William James born August 8, 1860, married Sene Sorensen;
  5. Frederick Hyrum born May 6, 1867, married Elizabeth Payne;
  6. Thomas Henry born May 9, 1864, married Josephine Peterson.
Married:Henrietta Euphemia Lundquist November 7, 1865, Salt Lake City, who was born November 2, 1846, Malmo, Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Mahala Charlotte born October 5, 1866, married James William Sylvester;
  2. Alice Henriette born August 19, 1868, married Ira Miles;
  3. Bernard Amiel born October 4, 1870, married Fannie Wardle;
  4. Emily Johanna born November 5, 1872, married Christian Johnson;
  5. Charles Theodore born September 5, 1874, married Charlotte Doxford;
  6. Alverette Matilda born October 4, 1876, married Edward Ross;
  7. Joseph Alvin born October 2, 1878;
  8. Amoran born February 2, 1889, died.

Family resided at Ephraim, Levan and Elsinore, Utah.

High Priest; seventy. Veteran Black Hawk and Walker Indian wars. Justice of peace. Mechanic; farmer. Died April 6, 1906, Elsinore, Utah.

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Bell, Herbert Horace

(son of Thomas Bell and Mahala Elwood). Born February 26, 1859, Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Lucy Payne December 5, 1878, St. George, Utah (daughter of Edward Payne and Emma Powell, pioneers September 2, 1864, Joseph S. Rawlins company). She was born March 16, 1858.
Their children:
  1. Herbert born October 19, 1879, died infant;
  2. Minnie born March 16, 1881, died September 29, 1883;
  3. Emma Pearl born February 18, 1883, married Peter Hendrickson;
  4. Myrtle Elizabeth born December 10, 1884;
  5. Lucy Edna born September 7, 1886;
  6. Mattie Fern born January 29, 1888;
  7. Quintin Clyde born July 27, 1889;
  8. Ivan Earnest born October 15, 1891;
  9. Ivis Madia born June 29, 1894;
  10. Rulon Edward and Rodney Thomas born June 27, 1896;
  11. Iretta born September 15, 1898;
  12. Montez born February 16, 1901;
  13. Jennie La Pearl born November 7, 1902.

Family home Glenwood, Utah.

High Priest; seventy; missionary to central states 1884-85; missionary to England 1907-08; bishop of Glenwood ward since 1886. County commissioner of Sevier county 1896-1900; president of Glenwood town board 1895-99; member board of education Sevier school district. Farmer and fruitgrower.

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Belliston, James Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of John Belliston, born March 24, 1796, London, England, and Elizabeth Carpenter of London). He was born February 18, 1819, at London. Came to Utah October 6, 1853, Cyrus H. Wheelock company.

Married:Louisa Miller September 10, 1838 (daughter of John Miller and Louisa Woolley), who was born March 24, 1819.
Their children:
  1. Louisa E. born September 22, 1840;
  2. John born April 9, 1842;
  3. William Robert born September 26, 1843;
  4. Thomas born December 1, 1845, married Sophia Bardsley April 9, 1868;
  5. James Thomas born February 5, 1848, married Mary Howard;
  6. Louisa Maria born September 1, 1852;
  7. Emily born October 19, 1855;
  8. Joseph Ephraim born June 10, 1858, married Ada Read;
  9. Sarah born May 4, 1864, married Amos A. Allen.

Missionary to Great Britain 1875-76; counselor to president of high priests quorum.

Sources:

Belliston, Thomas

(son of James Thomas Belliston and Louisa Miller). Born December 1, 1845, Birmingham England.

Married:Sophia Bardsley April 9, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Bardsley and Elizabeth Garside, former a pioneer September 29, 1866, Daniel Thompson company). She was born June 29, 1848, Ashton-Under-Lyne, England.
Their children:
  1. Thomas W. born February 4, 1869, married Elizabeth Foster 1889;
  2. George James born October 15, 1870;
  3. John born August 28, 1872, married Nellie Lomax;
  4. Samuel born September 2, 1874;
  5. Albert Henry born June 29, 1876, married Jennie G. Wheeler October 21, 1903;
  6. Wilford born August 18, 1878, married Lucy M. Warr;
  7. Louisa born November 18, 1880, married A. Owen Johnson 1908;
  8. Lester born January 14, 1883, married Triphena Howell;
  9. Nellie born March 23, 1885;
  10. Ralph B. born May 15, 1887, married Alice Farnsworth;
  11. Minnie born August 16, 1889.

Family home Nephi, Utah.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1866. President YMMIA, 1880; counselor to stake superintendent YMMIA, 1881; president 71st quorum seventies 1892; member high council, Juab stake, 1902. School trustee 1899-05; Nephi city councilman 1900-1901; Juab county commissioner 1903-1904.

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Bellows, John F.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of James Bellows and Judith Hopper). Born May 24, 1825, in Wayne county, Illinois. Came to Utah October 5, 1850, Stephen Markham company.

Married:Marilla Plum of Illinois, who came to Utah with her mother 1850, Stephen Markham company.
Their children:
  1. James Merlin and John Marion, died;
  2. Sarah Marilla, married John Leatham;
  3. Judith Abigail, married Thomas Leatham;
  4. Joseph Smith, married Alice Youd;
  5. Hyrum Smith, married Elizabeth Draper;
  6. Charles Henry, married Jane Huff;
  7. Agnes D.;
  8. Elizabeth, married Andrew J. Simmons;
  9. Mary Elva (adopted), married Thomas Holmes.

Family resided Payson and Lake Shore, Utah.

Indian war veteran; served under Col. Markham in San Pete county 1853; took part in Echo Canyon trouble. Farmer, timberman and stockraiser. Died 1894 at Lake Shore.

Sources:

Bellows, Hyrum Smith

(son of John F. Bellows and Marilla Plum). Born August 31, 1860, Payson, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Draper February 18, 1883, Benjamin, Utah (daughter of Thomas Draper and Sarah Ward of Leicestershire, England). She was born December 25, 1862.
Their children:
  1. Phoebe Elizabeth born June 9, 1885, married Thomas Hancock, Jr.;
  2. Joseph Hyrum, married March 8, 1887;
  3. Etta May born April 8, 1889;
  4. John Marion born November 12, 1892;
  5. Hazel born February 3, 1895;
  6. Alice Cornelia born July 8, 1897, died.

Family home Lake Shore, Utah.

Teacher; farmer. Died at Spring Glen, Utah.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists a birthdate of “August 31, 1860” but his Utah death certificate lists a birthdate as “August 31, 1861”.

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Belnap, Gilbert

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

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(son of Rosel Belnap, born January 4, 1789, Cayuga county, New York, and Jane Richmond of Whitty, Canada, born in Vermont, USA). He was born December 22, 1821, Hope, New-Castle district, Upper Canada. Came to Utah September 17, 1850, Jonathan Foote company.

Married:Adaline Knight December 21, 1845 (daughter of Vinson Knight and Martha McBride, latter a pioneer September 17, 1850). She was born May 4, 1831.
Their children:
  1. Gilbert Rosel born January 8, 1847, married Sarah Jane Cole March 30, 1867;
  2. John McBride born May 11, 1849, died June 22, 1850, Salt Creek, Missouri;
  3. Reuben born June 14, 1851, married Lucene V. Hammon January 11, 1870;
  4. Joseph born January 26, 1853, married Manerva P. Howard April 26, 1875;
  5. Martha Jane born September 17, 1855, married Levi B. Hammon January 11, 1870;
  6. Hyrum born March 24, 1858, married Christiana Rasmussen September 20, 1883;
  7. Augustus Weber born March 25, 1860, married Mary Read April 21, 1886;
  8. Volney born February 17, 1862, died March 14, 1862;
  9. Vinson K. born June 26, 1863, married Sarah Emily Hardy October 20, 1886;
  10. Amasa born June 22, 1866, married Lillian Rose Garner October 20, 1886;
  11. Adaline born August 1, 1868, married John A. Lowe November 18, 1891;
  12. Mary Louisa born December 11, 1871, married Joseph H. Lowe December 18, 1889;
  13. Lola Almira born June 5, 1874, married David William Coolbear August 8, 1900.
Married:Henrietta McBride June, 1852, Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. William James born August 31, 1853, married Eliza Ann Watts December 22, 1873;
  2. Oliver born September 20, 1855, married Margaret Ann Manning January 6, 1881;
  3. Francis Marion born June 5, 1857, married Lillie Lubena Robinson December 26, 1878;
  4. Isadora Estella born October 31, 1860, married John F. Stoddard August 14, 1876.

This pioneer left Nauvoo, Illinois, February 1846, traveling through the frozen snow to Council Bluffs, Iowa. In 1850 he started for Utah, arriving at Salt Lake City with his wife and one child in a wagon drawn by an ox and a cow. Settled at Ogden in October 1850, and was elected first marshal, and in 1853 appointed city attorney of Ogden. Went with first settlers to the Salmon river (Idaho) mission 1855 and remained until late in 1857, when he joined Lot Smith’s command to meet Johnston’s army. In March 1858 was sent by Governor Young to release settlers at Ft. Limhi (on the Salmon river) from the Indians. Attorney Weber county 1861 and again in 1871; revised and compiled Ogden city ordinances, which were published in book form in 1871; sheriff Weber county 1862-70; county assessor and collector 1876-82. October 22, 1853, commissioned by Governor Young as 1st lieutenant Company B. Cavalry battalion, Weber military district. President Hooper Irrigation company 1867-8. Presiding elder 17th district. Hooper; bishop Hooper ward May 28, 1877, to April 20, 1888. Died February 26, 1899.

Sources:

Belnap, Gilbert Rosel

(son of Gilbert Belnap and Adaline Knight). Born January 8, 1847.

Married:Sarah Jane Cole March 30, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Elizabeth born January 14, 1870;
  2. Adaline born May 27, 1872;
  3. Gilbert Martin born November 22, 1874, died July 20, 1875;
  4. Rosel Cole born January 27, 1881;
  5. Weltha born July 27, 1886;
  6. Maud born October 7, 1889.
Sources:

Belnap, Reuben

(son of Gilbert Belnap and Adaline Knight). Born June 14, 1851.

Married:Lucene V. Hammon January 11, 1870.
Their children:
  1. Reuben Augustus born July 19, 1879;
  2. Gilbert Levi born August 27, 1881, died May 6, 1883;
  3. Ansel M. born January 4, 1884, died May 2, 1884;
  4. Lavina B. born June 5, 1885;
  5. Nora L. born December 7, 1887, died June 8, 1888;
  6. Polly E. born June 6, 1889;
  7. Adaline E. born October 28, 1891;
  8. Chauncy A. born July 23, 1894; died January 28, 1895;
  9. Ethel B. born April 25, 1896.
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Belnap, Joseph

(son of Gilbert Belnap and Adaline Knight). Born January 26, 1853, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Manerva P. Howard April 26, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Riley Howard and Tirzah P. Warner, pioneers September 1, 1850). She was born August 16, 1857, Pleasant Grove, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Howard born May 2, 1876, married Lillian Bingham January 15, 1902;
  2. Augusta Permelia born December 4, 1877, married Albin B. Johnson July 22, 1897;
  3. Lodasca born November 3, 1879, married Hyrum Williams February 19, 1903;
  4. Tirzah Adaline born September 3, 1881, married Aaron C. Ross December 17, 1902;
  5. Josie May born August 30, 1883, married John F. Payne June 29, 1906;
  6. Florence born October 5, 1885, married Alma Hale November 5, 1906;
  7. Gilbert Riley born October 19, 1887, died February 8, 1889;
  8. Amos born October 8, 1889;
  9. Emory born August 4, 1891, married Martha Kershaw June 8, 1910;
  10. Blanche Laverne born September 30, 1894;
  11. Ida born September 15, 1898;
  12. Resell Stanton born August 1, 1900.

Utah militiaman 1871. Organized Preston Lumber company, Preston, Idaho. Member city council, Preston. Member Oneida stake high council; secretary YMMIA, 1873-80, Hooper ward, Utah; president YMMIA, 1880-82; missionary to southern states; president 5th quorum elders Weber stake. Under sheriff Ogden five years. Farmer; stockraiser.

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Belnap, Hyrum

(son of Gilbert Belnap and Adaline Knight). Born March 24, 1858.

Married:Christiana Rasmussen September 20, 1883.
Their children:
  1. Laura and Flora born July 15, 1884;
  2. Marion Adaline born June 4, 1886;
  3. Olive Christiana born April 24, 1888;
  4. Hyrum Adolphus born May 26, 1890;
  5. Eva Laverne born September 9, 1893, died August 12, 1894;
  6. Royal James born December 1, 1898, died March 12, 1903.
Married:Anna Constantia Bluth February 7, 1888.
Their children:
  1. Hyrum Earl born July 18, 1890;
  2. Arias Guy born September 6, 1893;
  3. Volney Bryan born September 9, 1895;
    1. Jewell born September 10, 1905;
  4. Delia Augusta born September 11, 1907;
  5. Gladys born January 19, 1912.

Missionary to Southern states 1879-81; served as member of bishopric fourth ward, Ogden; member high council and member presidency high priests quorum, Ogden stake. Elected assessor and collector Weber county 1882, served three terms. General manager Utah and Oregon Lumber company, 1893-99; established Hyrum Belnap Lumber company. Ogden, Utah, 1899; assisted in establishment of Preston Lumber company, Preston, Idaho, 1905.

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Belnap, Augustus Weber

(son of Gilbert Belnap and Adaline Knight). Born March 25, 1860.

Married:Mary Read April 21, 1886.
Their children:
  1. Augustus R. born August 1, 1887;
  2. Charles W. born July 12, 1889;
  3. Thomas Gilbert born July 13, 1891, died February 3, 1893;
  4. George born August 7, 1894;
  5. John born September 27, 1896, died September 27, 1896;
  6. Earl Read born August 21, 1897;
  7. Joseph Francis born October 28, 1899;
  8. Ezra Leonard born January 21, 1902;
  9. Elmer Durlln born January 4, 1904;
  10. Mary Adaline born October 6, 1905;
  11. Lola Ethel born December 2, 1907.
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Belnap, Vinson K.

(son of Gilbert Belnap and Adaline Knight). Born June 26, 1863.

Married:Sarah Emily Hardy October 20, 1886.
Their children:
  1. Mary born July 16, 1887, died January 22, 1891;
  2. Adaline born October 18, 1889;
  3. Vinson Ray born July 27, 1892;
  4. Reata born March 5, 1895;
  5. Lovel born May 14, 1897;
  6. Glen Vord born February 14, 1903.
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Belnap, Amasa

(son of Gilbert Belnap and Adaline Knight). Born June 22, 1866.

Married:Lillian Rose Garner October 20, 1886.
Their children:
  1. Amasa William born October 21, 1888;
  2. Rose Elnora born May 3, 1891;
  3. Lawrence born July 10, 1894, died July 14, 1894;
  4. David Evan born August 11, 1896.
Married:Julia Rose James.
Their child:
  1. Julia Lucretia born March 1, 1903.

Warning

Eshhom has a birthdate of “June 22, 1866” while his Utah death certificate shows a birthdate of “June 22, 1867”.

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Belnap, William James

(son of Gilbert Belnap and Henrietta McBride). Born August 31, 1853.

Married:Eliza Ann Watts December 22, 1873.
Their children:
  1. William Oscar born December 2, 1874;
  2. James Gilbert born January 7, 1877;
  3. Clarence Robert born July 14, 1881, died December 23, 1899;
  4. Henry born February 13, 1883;
  5. Mary Ellen born November 2, 1884, died September 15, 1899;
  6. Austin born May 9, 1887;
  7. Sarah Elizabeth born August 3, 1889;
  8. Ivy born January 15, 1891;
  9. Alonzo born May 19, 1893;
  10. Hilma May born April 25, 1895;
  11. Erma born November 18, 1896;
  12. Nellie born May 21, 1898;
  13. Albert born December 19, 1899.
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Belnap, Oliver

(son of Gilbert Belnap and Henrietta McBride). Born September 20, 1855.

Married:Margaret Ann Manning January 6, 1881, who died April 18, 1894.
Their children:
  1. Oliver Mead born October 28, 1881;
  2. Henry W. born July 29, 1883;
  3. Margaret born November 26, 1885;
  4. Lester born July 25, 1888;
  5. Wilford born February 10, 1891;
  6. Hazel born January 6, 1893.
Married:Emily D. Shurtliff July 31, 1895. She was divorced July 19, 1898. Only child Isadora Jane born August 1, 1897.
Married:Anna Barbara Leuenberger June 6, 1901.
Their children:
  1. Lilly Anna born October 11, 1902;
  2. Henrietta born February 6, 1906;
  3. Alice Pearl born October 24, 1907.
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Belnap, Francis Marion

(son of Gilbert Belnap and Henrietta McBride). Born June 5, 1857.

Married:Lillie Lubena Robinson December 26, 1878.
Their children:
  1. Frances Eugene born June 20, 1880;
  2. Gilbert Ray born January 11, 1882, died February 24, 1882;
  3. John Marion born September 1, 1882;
  4. Lillis Myrtle born January 9, 1886;
  5. Parley William born June 2, 1888, died February 26, 1911;
  6. George Ellis born February 23, 1891;
  7. Orson Victor born January 14, 1893;
  8. Voletta born September 18, 1895;
  9. Christel Fern born July 16, 1896;
  10. Laverne born February 21, 1899;
  11. Lorenzo born July 22, 1902.
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Bemis, George H.

Born August 13, 1826, Bangor, Maine. Came to Utah in 1869.

Married:Eleanor Merrick 1853 in Wisconsin, who was born in 1834.
Their children:
  1. George L., married Sarah Allred;
  2. Austin H., married Lena Clopenstine;
  3. Fred;
  4. Frank, died;
  5. Kate, married John Allen;
  6. Fanny, married Richard Tarkington;
  7. Jessie, married Benjamin Fox;
  8. Sarah, married Harry Check;
  9. Harlon, married Daisy Meyers.

Family home Bingham, Utah.

Miner. Died August 11, 1884.

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Bemis, George L.

(son of George H. Bemis and Eleanor Merrick). Born November 6, 1854, in Wisconsin. Came to Utah in 1869.

Married:Sarah Allred August 11, 1878, Spring City, Utah (daughter of David H. Allred and Aurora Brown, of Tennessee, pioneers 1859). She was born May 24, 1866.
Only child:
  1. George.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Mining engineer.

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Bench, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

Born in England. Came to Utah 1852, Captain Wimmer company.

Married:Ann Bench at Southampton, Hampshire, England.
Their children:
  1. John L., married Maria Picknel, married Lovisa Griffin, married Clara Bench;
  2. William, married Martena Tatton;
  3. George Edward, married Jane Horton;
  4. Mary, married Frank Wall;
  5. Martha, married George D. Watt.
Married:Miss Fowler.
Only child:
  1. William E., married Ella Cowley.

Families resided Manti, Utah.

Seventy. Indian war veteran. Blacksmith. Died at Manti.

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Bench, George Edward

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of William and Ann Bench). Born March 20, 1842, at Southampton, England. Came to Utah 1852 with father.

Married:Jane Horton December 19, 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of Edmund and Maria Horton, of Wanship, Utah). She was born April 18, 1843.
Their children:
  1. Eliza Jane, married Aaron D. Squire;
  2. Esther Ann;
  3. George Edward, married Isabel Barton;
  4. Arthur Frank, married Alice Hogan;
  5. Emma Lillian, married John Hall;
  6. Mary Ann, married Louis A. Lauber;
  7. Ella Maria, married Frank Cox;
  8. Claris Isabel, married Arthur Larson;
  9. Wilford Edmund;
  10. Jennie Maud, married Fred W. Cox, Jr.

Family home Manti, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to England 1895-97; Sunday school superintendent. City marshal and superintendent water works, Manti. Black Hawk Indian war veteran; served in Echo Canyon war. Farmer.

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Bench, George Edward, Jr.

(son of George Edward Bench and Jane Horton). Born October 12, 1869, Manti, Utah.

Married:Isabel Barton June 3, 1896, at Manti (daughter of William Kilshaw Barton and Ann Cook, of that place, pioneers of 1852, Joseph Young company). She was born February 3, 1875.
Their children:
  1. Lyle Alpha born May 13, 1898;
  2. Edward Barton born November 30, 1899;
  3. George Kilshaw born September 10, 1901, died January 7, 1902;
  4. Lola Ann born March 16, 1904;
  5. Wallace K. born December 26, 1908.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Elder. Contractor and builder; dairyman and farmer.

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Benedict, Joseph Mott

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Founder of Holy Cross Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah

(son of Francis Knapp Benedict and Emeline Mott of Freeport, Queens county, Long Island, New York). Born April 29, 1844, North Canaan, Connecticut. Came to Utah 1870.

Married:Sarah Ellen Pierson June 6, 1867, Westfield, New Jersey (daughter of William Pierson and Elizabeth Corriell of Westfield, New Jersey). She was born May 24, 1846.
Their children:
  1. Nellie May, died infant;
  2. Frances Bertha, married Charles S. Cowan;
  3. Chauncy Mott born December 15, 1875, married Clara Clawson, who died, married Geneve Ellerbeck.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Physician and surgeon. Founder of Salt Lake county medical society and of the Holy Cross hospital of Salt Lake City; first surgeon for Denver and Rio Grande Rail Road. Died July 24, 1896.

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Benedict, Chauncy Mott

(son of Joseph Mott Benedict and Sarah Ellen Pierson). Born December 15, 1876, Salt Lake City.

Married:Clara Clawson October 29, 1901, Salt Lake City (daughter of Spencer Clawson and Nabbie Young of Salt Lake City). She was born February 26, 1877 (deceased).
Only child:
  1. Joseph Clawson born February 8, 1903, died February 10, 1903.
Married:Geneve Ellerbeck September 28, 1907, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Winton Ellerbeck of Lancashire, and Heneretta Dyer of Devonshire, England, pioneers September 1862). She was born December 17, 1877.
Their child:
  1. Joseph Ellerbeck born May 26, 1910.

Physician and surgeon. Graduate Cornell university. Member state and county medical societies; member of staff of St. Mark’s hospital.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists a birthdate of “December 15, 1876” while his Utah death certificate shows a birthdate of “December 17 1875”.

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Bennett, Benjamin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Benjamin Bennett and Elizabeth Millington). Born 1794, Connah’s Quay, Flintshire, North Wales. Came to Utah October 6, 1860, Williams Budge company.

Married:Catherine Jones December 31, 1816 (daughter of John Jones), who died when within 100 miles of Salt Lake City
Their children:
  1. John born 1822, married Jane Roberts;
  2. Benjamin, married Elizabeth Bowen;
  3. Jonathan, married Jane Jones;
  4. Catherine, married Thomas Hewitt;
  5. Edward, married Mary Ann Coppack;
  6. Elizabeth, married John Kenney.

Active in church work. Died at Holden, Utah, February 20, 1880.

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Bennett, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Benjamin Bennett and Catherine Jones). Born September 4, 1822, Flintshire, North Wales. Came to Utah October 15, 1863, Samuel D. White company.

Married:Jane Roberts October 27, 1843, at Chester, England. (daughter of Edward Roberts and Elizabeth Jones) who was born June 22, 1824, Flintshire, North Wales, and died at Holden, April 17, 1905.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth born August 25, 1844, married John D. Hunter October 27, 1863;
  2. Benjamin born January 1, 1846, married Emma Holman September 17, 1869;
  3. Edward born January 3, 1848, married Elizabeth J. Wood March 2, 1877;
  4. Catherine born June 16, 1850, married Edward J. Arthur 1868;
  5. Samuel born April 13, 1853, married Martha Fauhrmaester January 17, 1876;
  6. Mary Ann born June 27, 1856, married Anthony Stephenson March 9, 1874;
  7. Jane, born March 1, 1857, married James J. Stephenson December 21, 1877;
  8. John born May 29, 1860, died at sea;
  9. Jonathan born September 17, 1862, married Marinda Stevens April 21, 1886;
  10. William T. born March 6, 1866, married Elizabeth J. Sibley November 15, 1883;
  11. Emaline born January 17, 1869, married Joseph C. Beckstrand October 25, 1893.

Family resided Deseret and Holden, Utah.

First settled at Fillmore, Utah; worked at building of dam and fort at Deseret 1863-64, and in building the first telegraph line in Millard county. President elders Quorum. Died April 20, 1870.

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Bennett, Edward

(son of John Bennett and Jane Roberts). Born January 3, 1848, Connah’s Quay, Flintshire, North Wales.

Married:Elizabeth J. Wood March 2, 1877, St. George, Utah (daughter of Charles Wood and Ann Day, both born in Kent, England, later of Cape Town, South Africa, pioneers October 6, 1860, William Budge company). She was born August 8, 1857, Cape Town, South Africa.
Their children:
  1. John Charles born February 16, 1878, married Susan Ashby;
  2. Elizabeth Ann born May 8, 1880, married Alfred Ainge;
  3. Jane Myrtle born July 24, 1882;
  4. Edward born September 2, 1884, married Martha Estella Ashby;
  5. Benjamin Samuel born December 8, 1887;
  6. Laverne born August 23, 1890;
  7. Hattie born May 24, 1892;
  8. Gladys born May 7, 1894;
  9. Mark Llewellyn born February 6, 1896;
  10. Jonathan Royal born August 2, 1898;
  11. Emma Fay born May 1902.

Family home Holden, Utah.

Missionary to Great Britain 1887-89; president Manchester conference; counselor in presidency of high priests quorum of Millard stake. Millard county assessor 1905-07; school trustee. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Bennett, Samuel

(son of John Bennett and Jane Roberts). Born April 13, 1853, at Family home in Flintshire.

Married:Martha M. Fauhrmaester January 17, 1876 (daughter of Frederick William Fauhrmaester and Sophia Lindow, pioneers 1860). She was born March 26, 1867, in Iowa.
Their children:
  1. Jane S., died young;
  2. Mary;
  3. Martha E.;
  4. Samuel;
  5. Josephine;
  6. Ida;
  7. John;
  8. Joseph;
  9. Leah;
  10. Rachel;
  11. Artimesia.

Family home Holden, Utah.

Worked on St. George temple; missionary to England 1902-04; bishop’s counselor Holden ward. Treasurer and one of first board of directors in founding town of Melville, now Delta, Utah.

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Bennett, David

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Alma Bennett of Illinois). Came to Utah 1847, captain of an oxteam company.

Married:Jennie Lovell.
Their children:
  1. Laura, married William Young;
  2. Hettie Maud, married William Beers;
  3. Alma, married Polly Wilcox;
  4. Martha Ellen, married David F. Hamilton;
  5. Josephine, died at the age of 3 years;
  6. Rodolphus, married Hannah Allred;
  7. Emma, married James Parker.

Family home Springville, Utah.

Seventy; elder. Indian war veteran. Farmer. Died at Springville.

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Bennett, Richard

Born November 16, 1842, Birmingham, England. Came to Utah 1868.

Married:Maria Foster in 1864 (daughter of William and Ann Foster, pioneers 1868). She was born 1844.
Their children:
  1. John F. born July 1865, married Rosetta Elizabeth Wallace November 1898;
  2. Jane, married Joseph C. Sharp;
  3. Nellie;
  4. William, married Ethel Farr.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Stationary engineer for Taylor Armstrong company 30 years.

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Bennett, John F.

(son of Richard Bennett and Maria Foster). Born July 11, 1865, Birmingham, England. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Rosetta Elizabeth Wallace November 1897 (daughter of Henry and Ellen Wallace of Salt Lake City, pioneers October 6, 1862, Ansel P. Harmon company). She was born at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Wallace born November 13, 1898;
  2. Harold born September 20, 1900;
  3. Elizabeth born June 24, 1903;
  4. Mary born May 29, 1906;
  5. Richard born March 10, 1911.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High Priest; member Deseret Sunday school board. President and manager Bennett Glass & Paint company; director of ZCMI, Zion’s Savings bank, Utah State National bank, Home Fire Insurance company, and Benefit Building society.

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Bennion, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

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(son of John Bennion and Elizabeth Roberts of Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales). Born 1823 at Hawarden. Came to Utah October 3, 1847, John Taylor company.

Married:Esther Wainwright at Liverpool, England, in 1842 (daughter of Edward Wainwright and Mary Jones of Liverpool). She came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Samuel Roberts born November 10, 1842, married Mary Panter and Agnes Thompson;
  2. Mary, married George Calder;
  3. Annie died on the plains;
  4. Angeline, married George M. Spencer;
  5. Rachel, married William Spencer;
  6. John Edward, married Marion Mclntyre;
  7. Moroni and Elizabeth, died;
  8. Marie, married Angus M. Cannon;
  9. Harriet, married Benjamin Barker and M. F. Cowley;
  10. Esther Ann, died infant.
Married:Esther Birch at Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of John Birch of England).
Their children:
  1. Enoch, died aged 16 years;
  2. Israel, married Jeannett Sharp;
  3. Harden, married Vilate K. Nebeker;
  4. David, married Clara Pehrson;
  5. Justin, died infant;
  6. Owen born March 18, 1869, married Anna Sophia Elg;
  7. Willard, died aged 17 years;
  8. Ida, married John H. Chase;
  9. Archie Birch, married Sadie Squires.
Married:Mary Turpin.
Their children:
  1. Heber, married Susie Winters;
  2. Alfred, married Eliza Slade;
  3. William, married Mary Wilson;
  4. Marcus, married Lucy Smith;
  5. Edwin, married Mary E. Lindsay;
  6. Milton, married Cora Lindsay;
  7. Zina, married John M. Cannon;
  8. John Angus, died infant.

Families resided Taylorsville, Utah.

Farmer and stockraiser. Died in September, 1877.

Warning

Eshhom shows a birthdate of “1823” but in his autobiography it states the birthdate as “July 9, 1820”.

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Bennion, Samuel Roberts

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of John Bennion and Esther Wainwright). Born November 10, 1842, Nauvoo, Illinois. Came to Utah October 3, 1847, John Taylor company.

Married:Mary Panter September 1866, at Salt Lake City (daughter of William Panter and Lucy Lowe of Bedfordshire, England). She was born November 6, 1846, and came to Utah September 1, 1860, John Smith company.
Their children:
  1. Enos born January 26, 1868, married Jane Mackay;
  2. Nora, married Thomas W. Dimond;
  3. Laura;
  4. Edith;
  5. Elizabeth;
  6. Hattie, died;
  7. Mary Esther, married R. W. Stringfellow;
  8. Ethel;
  9. Clyde H.
Married:Agnes Thompson August 16, 1879, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Thompson of Doncaster, and Ann Grayson of Sheffield, England, pioneers 1852). She was born November 2, 1857.
Their children:
  1. John born October 21, 1880, married Mary Goodman;
  2. Vilate born November 7, 1882;
  3. Samuel Roberts, Jr. born August 16, 1884;
  4. Cora born August 17, 1887, died;
  5. Ashley born July 31, 1890.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Missionary to St. Louis and Illinois 1866-67, and to England 1883-85; president Uinta stake 1887-1906; member 7th quorum seventies. President bank of Vernal; president Vernal Milling & Light company.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists his mother’s name as “Esther Wainwright” but for the index to the Utah death certificates it has her name spelled “Ester Wemught”.

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Bennion, David

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Mayor of Vernal, Utah

(son of John Bennion and Esther Birch). Born February 1, 1865, Vernon, Utah.

Married:Clara Pehrson February 19, 1891, Logan, Utah (daughter of Peter A. Pehrson and Christina Peterson of Vernon, Utah, pioneers 1853). She was born January 16, 1869.
Their children:
  1. Merrill born July 7, 1894;
  2. Gladys born December 4, 1896;
  3. Jenness born May 3, 1899;
  4. Edna born March 12, 1902;
  5. Carol born August 10, 1905;
  6. Stanley born March 10, 1907;
  7. Clara Ida born August 21, 1910.

Missionary to southern states 1887-89; president seventies at Grantsville. Moved to Uinta county, Utah, 1901. Ward clerk Vernal; stake superintendent YMMIA; high councilor; bishop Vernal 2d ward; counselor in presidency of Uinta stake. Mayor of Vernal. Assistant cashier of Vernal bank; president Ashley Lumber company.

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Bennion, Owen

(son of John Bennion and Esther Birch). Born March 18, 1869, Long Valley, Lincoln county, Nevada.

Married:Anna Sophia Elg at Salt Lake City (daughter of Knute August Elg and Johanna Forsline of Vernon, Utah), she was born November 29, 1873, St. John, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Lois born August 9, 1893;
  2. Hazel born January 31, 1895;
  3. Verna born November 22, 1897;
  4. Birch Forrest born January 26, 1899;
  5. Evan Owen born November 29, 1901.

Family resided Vernon, Taylorsville and Roosevelt, Utah.

High Priest; bishop’s counselor; ward teacher; president YMMIA at Vernon, Utah. Justice of peace at Vernon. President Dry Gulch Irrigation company; director Roosevelt Mercantile and Roosevelt Realty company. Farmer and stockraiser.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists his birthdate as “March 18, 1869” while his Utah death certificate lists the birthdate as “March 15, 1869”.

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Benson, Ezra Taft

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Apostle, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, settler of Cache Valley. Member of first Mormon pioneer company ariving in Salt Lake Valley, July 24, 1847. He is also the great grandfather of Ezra Taft Benson, thirteenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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(son of John Benson and Chloe Taft of Mendon, Worcester county, Massachusetts). Born February 22, 1811, at Mendon, Massachusetts. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, captain second ten, Brigham Young first division, and on August 2 with Porter Rockwell, returned to meet the incoming immigrant trains with mail, and a special letter from President Young. Having performed their mission they returned and on the Big Sandy met the memorable expedition east-bound for Winter Quarters, headed by President Young, and returned east with the caravan. The following year, May 7, 1848, with part of his numerous family he joined the exodus for Utah that left Winter Quarters practically uninhabited.

Married:Pamelia Andrus January 1, 1832 (daughter of Jonathan Harvey Andrus and Lucina Parsons, married July 16, 1807). She was born October 21, 1809, and came to Utah in 1848.
Their children:
  1. Chloe Jane;
  2. Adin Parsons;
  3. Jonathan;
  4. Harvey;
  5. Charles Taft;
  6. Emma Parsons born February 28, 1842, married Bolivar Roberts;
  7. Isabella born March 9, 1846, married William Goodwin;
  8. Charlotte Taft born July 4, 1851, married W. S. Narcross.
Married:Adeline Brooks Andrus April 27, 1844, Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of Jonathan Harvey Andrus and Lucina Parsons), who was born March 18, 1813, Windsor, Connecticut. Came to Utah October 2, 1847.
Their children:
  1. George Taft born May 1, 1846, married Louisa Ballif December 20, 1867;
  2. Florence Adeline born September 17, 1851, died December 24, 1852;
  3. Frank born October 13, 1853, married Amanda Eliason.
Married:Eliza Perry March 4, 1847, Council Bluffs, Iowa (daughter of John Perry and Grace Ann W. Williams, pioneers July, 1849). She was born March 30, 1829, and came to Utah 1848 with husband.
Their children:
  1. Alice Eliza born August 11, 1848, married James Goodwin December 20, 1867;
  2. John Perry born September 24, 1849, married Evalina Hales 1870;
  3. Malina A. born September 27, 1851, married Frederick Goodwin 1874;
  4. Orion W. born October 4, 1853, married Harriet Williams October 16, 1876;
  5. Carrie S. born May 22, 1860, married William J. J. Price 1890;
  6. Abbie Delia born October 16, 1862, married Hyrum Thatcher 1884;
  7. Grace A. born January 31, 1867, married John E. Price 1893.
Married:Mary Knight (daughter of James Knight and Maria Wallace, pioneers 1852, Edward Hunter company). She was born January 29, 1829, Worcester, England.
Their children:
  1. Louise, married Charles Bruce;
  2. Heber, died;
  3. Moroni born November 8, 1861;
  4. Lorenzo T. born August 3, 1863, married Margaret A. Morgan March 29, 1884;
  5. Joseph born July 13, 1865, married Sigrid L. Larson September 24, 1890;
  6. Ida born April 16, 1867, married Edward Lewis December 30, 1889;
  7. Don Carlos born September 29, 1869, married Lillian Hurst April 26, 1899.
Married:Elizabeth Golliaher June 8, 1852, Salt Lake City (daughter of William C. Golliaher and Elizabeth Orton), who was born December 30, 1831.
Their children:
  1. Fred Golliaher born January 17, 1854, married Clara J. Rice;
  2. Brigham Young born December 17, 3858, married Margret Ann Adams;
  3. Luella born November 1860, married Harvey W. Curtis;
  4. William C. born November 1862, married Ida M. Mason;
  5. Hyrum Smith born May 3, 1864, married Nana Rice;
  6. Edith born April 22, 1867, married William B. Parkinson;
  7. Lizzie born July 9, 1869, married Evan R. Owen.
Married:Mary Larsen September 3, 1866 (daughter of Magnus and Mary Larsen), who was born December 19, 1843.
Their children:
  1. Walter born June 17, 1867;
  2. Henry T. born March 19, 1869, married Selma Lundberg October 4, 1906.

Families resided in Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah.

Ordained member high council of the twelve apostles July 16, 1846; president Boston conference 1844-45; missionary in eastern states; missionary to England 1856, and presided over the British mission. In 1864 he, with Apostle Lorenzo Snow, Elders Joseph F. Smith, William W. Cluff and Alma L. Smith were sent on a special mission to the Sandwich Islands to set in order the affairs of the church, which they successfully accomplished, returning in 1865. Took active part in organization of provisional government of Deseret; member house branch of legislature several sessions, 1859-69. Contractor on Central Pacific. Preeminently connected with the settlement of Cache valley. Died September 3, 1869, Ogden, Utah.

Sources:

Benson, George Taft

(son of Ezra Taft Benson and Adeline Brooks Andrus). Born May 1, 1846, Garden Grove, Iowa.

Married:Louisa Ballif December 20, 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of Serge Louis Ballif and Elise Lecoultre, pioneers October 28, 1854, Robt. L. Campbell company). She was born February 25, 1850, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Their children:
  1. Lulu born March 28, 1869, married William C. Parkinson February 11, 1887;
  2. Ezra Taft born August 6, 1871, died August 28, 1871;
  3. Elise born March 10, 1873, married G. Alfred Alder October 9, 1896;
  4. George Taft born June 24, 1875, married Sarah Dunkley October 19, 1898;
  5. Serge Ballif born October 2, 1877, married Linda Nelson October 2, 1893;
  6. Adeline born July 31, 1879, married Leo Peck December 20, 1900;
  7. Florence (twin to Adeline), married Stanley Jonasson January 17, 1906;
  8. William Kennedy born February 9, 1882, died February 28, 1882;
  9. Frank Taft born April 23, 1883, married Elizabeth Eames January 27, 1909;
  10. Marie born July 19, 1885, died March 6, 1890.

Family resided Logan, Utah and Preston, Idaho.

Sunday school superintendent; high councilor; counselor bishopric in Preston and Whitney eight years; bishop of Whitney 20 years. Assessor and collector at Logan nine years. Farmer.

Sources:

Benson, Brigham Young

(son of Ezra Taft Benson and Elizabeth Golliaher). Born December 17, 1858, Salt Lake City.

Married:Margret Ann Adams December 29, 1881, at Logan (daughter of Hugh Adams and Margret Webster, pioneers 1854, Daniel Garn company). She was born June 12, 1860.
Their children:
  1. Ezra Taft born September 29, 1882, married Cynthia Esther Pingree;
  2. Afton born April 7, 1885;
  3. Luella born June 30, 1887;
  4. Vance Hugh born January 18, 1891;
  5. Vernon Brigham born January 18, 1891.

Family home Trenton, Cache county, Utah.

Bishop’s counselor; president Trenton Clarkson Milling and Elevator company; director West Cache Canal company; director Lewiston state bank; director Cache county fair association.

Sources:

Benson, Jerome

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Benjamin Benson and Kazia Messenger, former died 1852, in Pottawattamie county, Iowa, latter came to Utah and died at Springville in 1858; they were married December 15, 1796). He was born November 10 ____, in New York. Came to Utah 1862, Ezra T. Benson company.

Married:Mary Rhodes October 1830. Lafayette, Tippecanoe county, Indiana. (daughter of George and Susan Rhodes of Lafayette, Indiana., pioneers 1852, Ezra T. Benson company). She was born 1811.
Their children:
  1. George, died;
  2. Susannah, married James Vance;
  3. Eveline, married Charles C. Olsen;
  4. Benjamin, died;
  5. Mary, married John Walton;
  6. Louisa, married Samuel Brown;
  7. Amelia, married Henry Willis;
  8. Lovina, married Paul Van Curen;
  9. Jerome Messenger, married Etta ____;
  10. Alma and Alvey, died.

Family resided at Springville and Provo, Utah.

Elder. Went to California in 1853. Carpenter and farmer. Died April 17, 1873, San Bernardino, California.

Sources:

Benson, Nels

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Nils Benson, born September 1, 1802, in Tunnersja, and Johannah Johanson born February 18, 1813, Oringe, Halland Lan, Sweden). He was born August 23, 1846, Oringe, Halland Lan, Weenga Sogn. Came to Utah September 30, 1862, Joseph Horne company.

Married:Philindia Eldredge Kofford December 18, 1870 (daughter of Paul E. Kofford and Fanny Merrick, pioneers 1853, Captain Forsgren company). She was born February 18, 1854, Manti, Sanpete county, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Fanny Philindia born February 16, 1873, died May 5, 1879;
  2. Johannah Icebindia born May 6, 1875, married Karl M. Sorenson August 28, 1895;
  3. Nels Ernest born January 24, 1878, married Annie Frederickson;
  4. John Irven born November 6, 1882, married Marsha Strate October 23, 1912.
Married:Mary A. A. Works June 26, 1890, Manti, Utah (daughter of James Marks Works, pioneer 1847, and Phoebe Jones, pioneer 1854, David Jones company, married September 22, 1858, Salt Lake City). She was born September 22, 1865, Manti, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Merrill Lament born March 27, 1892;
  2. Elden Works born February 22, 1895, died August 5, 1895;
  3. Ezel Phebe born January 24, 1897;
  4. Nels Rudger born July 12, 1898;
  5. Edwin LeRoy born April 21, 1900;
  6. Ruth Miriam born March 23, 1902;
  7. Ruby Rosilla born March 23, 1902;
  8. Elda Mary born November 5, 1903;
  9. Alma Nelden born November 6, 1905.

Sunday school teacher 42 years; president YMMIA eight years; missionary to Sweden, departing May 12, 1892; honorably released May 3, arrived home May 28, 1894; one of presidents 80th quorum seventies. Member Spring City council ten years. Black Hawk war veteran. Assisted in making first canals, wagon roads and telegraph lines around Spring City. Miner and farmer.

Sources:

Benson, John Irven

(son of Nels Benson and Philindia Eldredge Kofford). Born November 6, 1882, Spring City, Utah.

Married:Marsha Strate October 23, 1912.

Family home Clear Creek, Utah.

Ward clerk; first counselor M. I. A; Sunday school teacher and assistant superintendent; missionary to Sweden 1909-11. Fireman Utah Fuel company three years.

Sources:

Benson, Yeppa

He was born in December, 1795. Came to Utah October 3, 1853.

Married:Hannah Hansen.
Their children:
  1. Minnie born 1864, married Christ Lund;
  2. Yeppa born April 1, 1866, married Catherine Swivel September 25, 1889.

Family home Lehi, Utah, where he died January 1, 1872.

Warning

Eshhom lists his name as “Yeppa Benson” while a profile for him on familysearch’s familytree site has his name as “Jeppe Bendtsen”.

Sources:

Benson, Yeppa, Jr.

(son of Yeppa Benson and Hannah Hansen). Born April 1, 1866, Lehi, Utah.

Married:Catherine Swivel September 25, 1889, Logan, Utah (daughter of Jacob Swivel and Annie E. Marts), who was born April 1, 1868, Providence, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Edna Catherine born December 11, 1890;
  2. Clarence Yeppa born August 27, 1892, married Nettie Bird February 1, 1911;
  3. Aaron Conrad born December 13, 1894;
  4. Yetta Elverna born February 18, 1897;
  5. Annie Elizabeth born April 16, 1899;
  6. Florence Swivel born July 6, 1901;
  7. Minnie Swivel born May 19, 1903;
  8. Adelia Swivel born April 27, 1906;
  9. Thelma Christian born June 15, 1908.

Family home Weston, Idaho.

President 142d quorum seventies; missionary to northern states; choir leader Chicago branch 1904-05; superintendent Sunday schools, Weston, Idaho; bishop Weston ward.

Sources:

Benzon, Andrew Beck

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Andrew Beck Benson of Copenhagen, Denmark). Born 1835, Copenhagen. Came to Utah September 26, 1862, James Wareham company.

Married:Catherine Wickel February 11, 1862, St. Louis, Missouri.(daughter of Harmon Wickel and Elizabeth Rickard of Earl township, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, pioneers 1862, James Wareham company). She was born April 25, 1840.

Their children:

  1. Elenora K., married Hyrum A. Silver;
  2. Andrew B., married Elizabeth Wilson;
  3. Edwin died aged 4 years;
  4. Joseph, married Guinn Jones;
  5. Arthur died aged 4 years;
  6. Minnie, married William Afflick;
  7. Owen, married Lillian May Dunlap.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

High Priest; block teacher. Salesman. Died 1895, at Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Benzon, Owen

(son of Andrew Beck Benzon and Catherine Wickel). Born January 2, 1877, at Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married:Lillian May Dunlap February 27, 1911, Ogden, Utah (daughter of Eldom Dunlap and Lucy Scott of West Point, Mississippi), who was born February 15, 1885.
Sources:

Berg, Ole H.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

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(son of Hendrik Anderson of Rod Skjeberg, Smaalenene, Fredrikshald, Norway). Born September 12, 1840, at Anerod, Rokke Parish, Norway. Came to Utah October 8, 1866, Andrew Scott company.

Married:Anna J. Nielson December 16, 1866 (daughter of Hans Nielsen and Maren Jacobsen of Odense, Denmark, latter a pioneer November 8, 1865, Captain Atwood company). She was born September 10, 1847 in Odense. Came to Utah 1865, Miner G. Atwood company.
Their children:
  1. Oliva, married George A. Nuttall;
  2. Anna, married Enoch Jorgensen;
  3. Mary, married Warren W. Beckstead;
  4. Elnora, married James Prestwich;
  5. Christina died 1894;
  6. Henry Ward died 1900;
  7. Alma F., died 1882;
  8. Flora, married Walter Jenkins;
  9. Edna, married Oscar E. Groshell;
  10. Oscar Wyman, married Josephine Thomas.

Family home Provo, Utah.

President 34th quorum seventies; Sunday school teacher 24 years; missionary to Norway 1889-91; high councilor 10 years; bishop 1st ward, Provo, 11 years. City councilman at Provo, and member board of education; Utah county coroner. Contractor and builder 35 years; undertaker and embalmer.

Sources:

Berglund, Carl F.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of John Berglund, born 1764. and Anna Berglund, both of Calmar Lan, Sweden) He was born May 17, 1825, in Calmar Lan. Came to Utah October 2, 1864, John Smith independent company.

Married:Lucia M. Beck (daughter of Jacob S. Beck and Dorthea Christensen).
Only child:
  1. Oscar B. born November 17, 1858.

Family home Gunnison, Utah

Farmer and merchant.

Sources:

Berglund, Oscar B.

(son of Carl F. Berglund and Lucia M. Beck). Born November 17, 1858, Frederikshavn, Denmark. Lives at Gunnison, Utah.

Farmer; stock merchant; manager Gunnison co-operative mercantile store.

Sources:

Bernhisel, Dr. John Milton

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He was a physician, and Utah politician. He was a close friend and companion to both Joseph Smith, Jr. and Brigham Young. Mormon Pioneer of 1848. Bernhisel was the original delegate of the Utah Territory in the United States House of Representatives.

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(son of Samuel Bernhisel, born November 26, 1769, Perry county, Pennsylvania, and Susan Bower, born March 6, 1775). He was born July 23, 1799 Sandy Hill, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah September 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company.

Married:Julia Ann Haight (Van Orden) in 1845 (daughter of Caleb and Keturah Haight, pioneers 1848, Heber C. Kimball company). She was born October 6, 1805.
Only child:
  1. John Milton, Jr., married Henrietta Harris.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Delegate to Washington in 1849 for admission of Utah as the state of Deseret; Utah’s first territorial representative to U. S. congress 1851; first vice president of ZCMI; selected books for Utah’s first library. Personal attache of Joseph Smith, living in his house at the time of assassination.

Sources:

Bernhisel, John Milton

(son of John Milton Bernhisel and Julia Ann Haight). Born December 21, 1846, Winter Quarters, Iowa (now Nebraska).

Married:Henrietta Harris January 3, 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of Robert Harris and Hannah Maria Eagles pioneers 1850, Joseph Horne company). She was born August 11, 1854, Kaysville, Davis county, Utah.
Their children:
  1. John Milton born March 2, 1878, married Ruey Pond June 4, 1902;
  2. Estella Maria born June 26, 1880, married Milton Oliver Bell June 7, 1906;
  3. Janetta born January 9, 1882, married Joseph LeRoy Pond June 28, 1905;
  4. Sarah Louisa born February 4, 1885;
  5. Everett Clark born March 29, 1899;
  6. Ralph born July 10, 1891, married Nellie Hendricks September 13, 1911;
  7. Harris Fay born October 1, 1893.

Family home Lewiston, Cache county, Utah.

Representative from Cache county to first Utah state legislature. Veteran Black Hawk war. Justice of peace 1884-90, Lewiston, where he drove the first stake for its permanent settlement.

Sources:

Berrett, Alfred

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Thomas Berrett and Mary Ann Marks). Born January 13, 1825, Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, England. Came to Utah 1852, Captain Tidwell company.

Married:Elizabeth Matthews September 16, 1850 (daughter of Robert and Sarah Matthews).
Their children:
  1. Alfred A.;
  2. Marlon;
  3. Mary Ann;
  4. Ellen;
  5. Sarah;
  6. Virtue;
  7. Victoria;
  8. Hamlet E.
Married:Sarah Jane Ray July 20, ____, North Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth;
  2. Bessie;
  3. Lena D.;
  4. Maud M.;
  5. Roletta.

Warning

Eshhom lists a birthdate of “January 13, 1825” but his Utah death certificate lists a birthdate of “Jan 13, 1824”.

Sources:

Berrett, Marlon

(son of Alfred Berrett and Elizabeth Matthews). Born December 12, 1855, North Ogden, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Ann Holmes February 2, 1881 (daughter of Henry and Ellen Holmes).
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth M.;
  2. Ellen V.;
  3. Alfred W.;
  4. Virtue P.;
  5. Marlon H.;
  6. Hazel M.;
  7. Martha M.;
  8. Charles R.
Sources:

Berrett, Robert

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Robert Berrett, born November 11, 1768, and Eleanor Fryer, born February 1769, both of Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, England, married December 26, 1792). He was born June 23, 1797, at Steeple Ashton. Came to Utah October 28, 1849, George A. Smith company.

Married:Sarah Hyet Griffin August 1825 (daughter of Silas Griffin and Ann Perrott of Steeple Ashton, England, married February 4, 1803, and died in England). She was born April 30, 1807, and died May 1849.
Their children:
  1. Rhoda Rebecca born January 1829, died 1849;
  2. Leonora died aged 2;
  3. Robert Griffin born June 23, 1831, married Sarah Ann Woodhead March 14, 1855;
  4. Leonora born April 12, 1833, died aged 1 year;
  5. Anne born May 27, 1835, married Oliver C. Bess March 1854;
  6. Charles Henry born December 25, 1837, married Melissa Campbell December 25, 1861, married Charlotte Jones April 10, 1872;
  7. Richard Thomas born January 4, 1840; married Mary Ann Nunns January 1, 1860, married Annie Elizabeth Toone February 14, 1878;
  8. Leonora Hyet born September 18, 1841, married Joseph B. Alvord April 1858;
  9. Albert Edward born February 2, 1845, died May 1849;
  10. Samuel Franklin born March 18, 1848, married Elizabeth Newby February 10, 1867.

Family resided North Ogden, Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utah.

Sources:

Berrett, Robert Griffin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Robert and Sarah Hyet Griffin). Born June 23, 1831, Steeple Ashton, England. Came to Utah 1849 with parents.

Married:Sarah Ann Woodhead March 14, 1855, North Ogden, Utah (daughter of William Woodhead and Charlotte Spencely of Grimsby, Yorkshire, England, pioneers October 24, 1855, Milo Andrus company). She was born August 1, 1835.
Their children:
  1. Rhoda, married John Jones;
  2. Eleanor, married Samuel Robinson;
  3. Charlotte, married John W. Gibson;
  4. Robert William died June 15, 1877;
  5. Susan B., married William M. Ellis;
  6. Diana Berrett died August 17, 1867;
  7. Charles Edward, married Elizabeth Poll;
  8. Melissa Berrett died January 6, 1873;
  9. Arthur G. Berrett, married Ellen Brown;
  10. Edmund R. Berrett, married Hannah Chugg;
  11. Harriet Amelia, married William T. Spackman.

Family home North Ogden, Utah.

Member of 38th quorum seventies; missionary to England and eastern states; president of the 38th quorum seventies; superintendent of North Ogden Sunday school. Justice of the peace and town sexton. Died May 7, 1890.

Sources:

Berrett, Richard Thomas

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Robert Berrett and Sarah Hyet Griffin). Born January 4, 1840, Steeple Ashton, England. Came to Utah 1849 with parents.

Married:Mary Ann Nunns January 1, 1860 (daughter of Francis and Mary Nunns), who was born December 6, 1839, Leeds, Yorkshire, England. Came to Utah September 1859, George Rowley handcart company.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann born October 8, 1860, married Bryan W. Orton February 14, 1878;
  2. Susan born December 20, 1861, died January 2, 1862;
  3. Sarah born November 20, 1862, married Joseph W. Summerhays June 5, 1884;
  4. Rose Emily born November 18, 1864, married William H. Crandall December 15, 1882;
  5. Richard Edward born August 23, 1867, married Isabel C. Ford December 22, 1887;
  6. George Albert born May 31, 1869, died November 16, 1869;
  7. Arthur Henry born March 18, 1871, died April 7, 1871;
  8. Alice born March 6, 1872, married Robert Irwin March 10, 1892.

Family home North Ogden, Utah.

Married:Annie Elizabeth Toone February 14, 1878, Salt Lake City (daughter of Edward Toone and Caroline Jackson, married September 17, 1855, Cardiff, Wales). She was born November 7, 1857, Lambeth, London, England.
Their children:
  1. Emily Louisa born December 28, 1878, married John Q. Blaylock October 10, 1899;
  2. Albert Edward born October 28, 1880, died August 12, 1881;
  3. Thomas Francis born April 13, 1882, married Harriet L. Brown May 7, 1902;
  4. Walter Herbert born April 6, 1884, married Charlotte J. Gibson June 21, 1906;
  5. Orson Toone born August 12, 1887, married Clara Dickson January 29, 1908;
  6. Earl Ray born August 28, 1898;
  7. Edna Caroline D. June 1, 1895.

Family home North Ogden, Utah.

Territorial militiaman 1855; served in the Echo Canyon campaign. Constable 1873-78, North Ogden; trustee 1868-70. Director Rice Creek Irrigation company four years; watermaster 30 years; assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah.

Sources:

Berrett, Samuel F.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Robert Berrett and Sarah H. Griffin). Born March 18, 1848, Steeple Ashton, England. Came to Utah 1849 with parents.

Married:Elizabeth D. Newby February 9, 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Newby and Isabella Smurthwaite of Sunderland, England). She was born December 28, 1849.
Their children:
  1. Samuel John born November 9, 1867;
  2. Edward R. born November 11, 1869, died August 19, 1879;
  3. Thomas H. born February 16, 1872, died February 18, 1872;
  4. George Frederick born June 11, 1873;
  5. Franklin C. born March 12, 1876;
  6. William S. born September 2, 1878;
  7. Robert E. born March 18, 1881;
  8. Lewis born June 21, 1883;
    1. Isabella born October 1, 1885;
  9. George A. born June 1888;
  10. Oliver T. born February 21, 1894.
Married:Arrillia Minerva Rose May 1871, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Rose and Minerva Peat of Canada, pioneers to Utah).
Their children:
  1. Albert William born September 23, 1872;
  2. Juletta born February 27, 1874.

Families resided Pleasant View, Weber county, Utah.

High Priest; second counselor to Bishop E. W. Wade and president YMMIA, Pleasant View ward; chairman of Old Folks committee twenty years. Justice of peace. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Berry, John William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Jesse W. Berry, born January 9, 1791, Louisville, Kentucky, and Armelia Shanks, born January 24, 1804, Nashville, Tennessee). He was born December 17, 1822, in Wilson county, Tennessee. Came to Utah in October 1849.

Married:Nancy Jane Bass April 5, 1842, who was born June 19, 1828. She refused to come to Utah with him, and they never met again.
Only child:
  1. Jesse David born September 25, 1843, died October 9, 1843.
Married:Jane Elizabeth Thomas May 8, 1851, Salt Lake City (daughter of James Thomas and Mary Morrow, pioneers October 2, 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company). She was born January 14, 1831, in Dallas county, Alabama.
Their children:
  1. John M. born October 11, 1853, married Maggie C. Condie September 20, 1898;
  2. Mary Jane born August 24, 1855, married Joseph L. Hales February 21, 1875
  3. William W. born July 19, 1857, married Rachel E. Allen January 22, 1879;
  4. Nancy A. born May 8, 1859, married George Ingram October 8, 1880;
  5. James T. born March 22, 1861, married Sarah J. Roundy October 8, 1880;
  6. Cynthia L. born September 25, 1862, married John W. Brown March 12, 1880;
  7. Thurza E. born April 1, 1865, married John W. Brown April 18, 1886;
  8. Robert A. born May 16, 1867, married Harriet Allred March 1, 1892;
  9. Joseph S. born March 4, 1869, married Samantha Parker May 19, 1891;
  10. George A. born June 12, 1873, married Nora Davis October 8, 1896.

Family home Kanarraville, Iron county, Utah.

Married:Julia Ardence Hales December 28, 1858 (daughter of Charles and Julia Hales), who was born July 17, 1842.

Bishop’s counselor; captain of missionaries returning from Europe 1858. Early settler in southern Utah. Carried express from San Pete to Salt Lake City July 24, 1853, and while so engaged was ambushed and shot by an Indian, and carried the bullet until his death at Kanarraville April 12, 1890.

Sources:

Berry, John M.

(son of John W. Berry and Jane Elizabeth Thomas). Born October 11, 1853, Spanish Fork, Utah.

Married:Maggie C. Condie September 20, 1898, at St. George, Utah (daughter of George Condie and Margaret Achinson), who was born January 7, 1872, Kanosh, Millard county, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Mary Jane born March 24, 1900;
  2. George Lorin born August 16, 1902;
  3. Margaret Myrtle born March 29, 1904;
  4. Ivie Grace born February 5, 1907;
  5. John Eldon born July 30, 1911.

Family home Benson, Cache county, Utah.

Sources:

Berry, William Shanks

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849. One of two Mormon Elders killed in Cane creek massacre while serving as a missionary in 1884.

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(son of Jesse W. Berry and Armelia Shanks). Born February 3, 1838, in Weakley county, Tennessee. Came to Utah October 1849, William Gully company, with William Hyde fifty.

Married:Rebecca R. Beck November 22, 1860 (daughter of Joseph E. Beck and Hannah Forsyth, married December 17, 1835). She was born December 25, 1842.
Their children:
  1. William Alfred born September 30, 1861;
  2. Armelia Rebecca born April 17, 1863, married William W. Taylor October 12, 1881;
  3. Hannah Margaret born March 9, 1865, married George A. Williams November 4, 1885;
  4. Harriet Louisa born November 17, 1867, married James S. Stapley February 23, 1887;
  5. Lucilla Diantha born November 4, 1870, married Riley G. Williams November 4, 1890;
  6. Rosena Adaline born January 25, 1873;
  7. Mary Wilhelmina born August 16, 1874 married John W. Platt December 28, 1892;
  8. John William born January 17, 1877, married Susanna Elizabeth Williams January 14, 1902;
  9. Martha Eleanor born June 13, 1879, married William Henry Leigh April 28, 1903
  10. Minnie Melvina born February 21, 1883, married Edward Rowe June 2, 1908.

Family home Kanarraville, Utah.

Married:Lovina Nickelson Sylvester June 23, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of James Sylvester and Rebecca Nickelson, former native-born). She was born June 25, 1854, Springville, Utah.
Their children:
  1. James Sylvester born April 10, 1875, married Rose Ellen Webster December 29, 1904;
  2. Jesse Arthur born August 25, 1877, married Vilate Blackburn April 1902;
  3. Althea Rebecca born July 29, 1879, married John A. Adams November 30, 1909;
  4. Emma Lovina born October 29, 1881, married Ephraim Webb May 21, 1903;
  5. William Andrew born May 14, 1884, married Mary Ethel Williams June 29, 1910.

Family home Kanarraville, Utah.

Killed in Cane creek massacre of Gibbs and Berry August 10, 1884, at Condor’s farm in Lewis county, Tennessee.

Sources:

Berry, John William

(son of William Shanks Berry and Rebecca Rosena Beck). Born January 17, 1877, Kanarraville, Utah.

Married:Susanna Elizabeth Williams January 14, 1902 St. George, Utah (daughter of William R. Williams and Mary Isabel Roundy of Utah). She was born March 31, 1879, Kanarraville.
Their children:
  1. Lloyd Beck born December 7, 1902
  2. Lela born December 4, 1904;
  3. Thelma born May 22, 1907;
  4. Ethelyn born May 20, 1909.

Family home Kanarraville, Utah.

Sources:

Bertoch, Daniel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

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(son of John Bertoch and Marguerite Bounous of Piedmont, Italy). Born May 25, 1835, in Piedmont. Came to Utah October 28, 1854, Robert Campbell company.

Married:Elva Hampton (daughter of Benjamin Hampton), who was born November 22, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Daniel H. born August 19, 1868, married Marie Callap April 1906;
  2. Marguerite born August 28, 1870;
  3. John born December 15, 1872;
  4. Elva born February 7, 1874, married Patrick Sheahan.
Married:Sarah Ann Richards December 7, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of John T. Richards and Martha Pasco, married April 27, 1850, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales). She was born September 15, 1855, Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Alma R. born September 10, 1875, married Dorothy Peterson October 3, 1907;
  2. Martha M. born February 28, 1878, married Albert Giles June 9, 1897;
  3. Mary E. born February 26, 1880, married Henry C. Johnson February 7, 1900;
  4. James born February 20, 1883, married Annie Gorder October 23, 1902;
  5. Mildred P. born July 17, 1885, married Walter Gorder September 21, 1904.

President 35th quorum seventies.

Sources:

Bertoch, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

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(son of John Bertoch and Marguerite Bounous). Born July 29, 1838, St. Germain, Piedmont, Italy. Came to Utah September 27, 1854.

Married:Ann Cutcliffe May 19, 1866, at Salt Lake City (daughter of George Cutcliffe and Elizabeth Jones of Devonshire, England, pioneers November 27, 1865, Sidney Miller company. She was born July 16, 1846.
Their children:
  1. Ann Elizabeth, married Josiah D. Wallace;
  2. James C., married Cora Jones;
  3. Margerite E., died infant;
  4. John C., married Charlotte Ann Jones;
  5. George D.;
  6. William J., married Ethel Hemenway;
  7. Mary Elva, married Isaac W. Coon;
  8. Samuel;
  9. Philip;
  10. Franklin;
  11. Vivian C., married Hazel Hemenway;
  12. Lillian P., married Ernest P. Henrickson;
  13. Hyrum C., married Burdette Parker.

Family home Pleasant Green, Utah.

With Joseph Toronto Bounous, cared for President Young’s flocks of sheep and herds of cattle on Antelope island in early days. Member 14th quorum seventies; missionary to Switzerland and Italy 1891-93; high priest; assistant Sunday school superintendent. School trustee at Pleasant Green six years. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Best, Alfred

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of Richard Best and Dinah Peart). Born June 17, 1829, Toddington, England. Came to Utah 1851.

Married:Margaret Oakley at Salt Lake City (daughter of Ezra Oakley and Elizabeth DeGroot, pioneers 1847). She was born August 13, 1836.
Their children:
  1. Ezra O., married Caroline Donaldson;
  2. Alfaretta O.;
  3. Elizabeth O.;
  4. William O.;
  5. Herbert O., married Elizabeth Bolto;
  6. Cerolyne O.;
  7. Edgar O., married Etta Strong;
  8. Henry.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England; high priest. Hardware merchant. Died June 27, 1905.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists his birtdate as “June 17, 1829” but his Utah death certificate lists the birthdate as “June 19, 1829”.

Sources:

Best, Ezra O.

(son of Alfred Best and Margaret Oakley). Born December 20, 1860, Salt Lake City.

Married:Caroline Donaldson at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Ethyl, married William Dawson Erma.

Carpenter and contractor.

Warning

Eshhom lists his birthdate as “December 20, 1860” but his Utah death certificate lists a birthdate of “December 28, 1859”.

Sources:

Betts, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Peter Betts and Eliza Franklin of Sheffield, England). Born December 22, 1845, Sheffield, England. Came to Utah 1862.

Married:Margaret Powell in South Wales (daughter of John Powell and Elizabeth Harris, pioneers September 26, 1856, Edmund Ellsworth handcart company). She was born March 12, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Margaret Eliza born December 28, 1860, married William J. Taylor;
  2. James born February 7, 1870, died infant;
  3. Mary Elizabeth born January 4, 1872, married Colin McMurphy;
  4. William born January 7, 1874, married Martha A. Bates;
  5. John A. born March 3, 1876, married Ellen A. Cushing;
  6. David S. born March 2, 1878, married Iris Reed.

Family home Payson, Utah.

Crossed plains for immigrants in 1866 and again in 1869. President of elders quorum. City marshal Payson 1872-1874.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has a birthdate of “December 22, 1845” but his gravestone shows a birthdate of “December 22, 1844”.

Sources:

Betts, William

(son of James Betts and Margaret Powell). Born January 7, 1874, Payson, Utah.

Married:Martha A. Bates November 6, 1902, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph W. Bates and Martha A. Mclntyre), who was born November 8, 1878, at Payson.
Their children:
  1. Martha Lucile born May 15, 1904;
  2. Charles W. born December 2, 1906;
  3. Joseph Byron born March 17, 1908;
  4. Margaret Ida born November 16, 1910.

Secretary elders quorum 1901-02.

Sources:

Beus, Michael

Note

He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1856 arriving in a handcart company.

Born 1811, Piedmont, Italy. Came to Utah September 26, 1856, Edmund Ellsworth handcart company.

Married:Marianne Combe, Piedmont, Italy, who was born 1813
Their children:
  1. Ann, married Moses Byrne;
  2. James, married Clarinda Hill;
  3. John, married Margaret Justet;
  4. Michael, married Elizabeth Ladrap;
  5. Paul, married Catherine Combe;
    1. P., married Mary Terry;
  6. Mary, married Edward Priest;
  7. Magdalene, married Paul Cardon.

Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Beus, Paul

(son of Michael Beus and Marianne Combe). Born March 19, 1847. Piedmont, Italy.

Married:Catherine Combe November 8, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter Combe and Susana Gill of Piedmont, Italy) She was born April 13, 1864.
Their children:
  1. Michael born January 11, 1885;
      1. born December 13, 1886, married Areta Steward;
  2. Cora C. born March 12, 1888, married Job Kendall;
  3. Lida S. born June 30, 1890;
  4. Edna M. born December 11, 1891;
  5. Zina M. born December 25, 1893;
  6. Julia H. born January 26, 1896.

Ward teacher 18 years.

Sources:

Bevan, James

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Member of the Mormon Battalion and a Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of John Bevan and Ann Bairfoot of Herefordshire, England). Born October 19, 1821, in Herefordshire, England. Came to Utah July 28, 1847.

Married:Mary Shields May 9, 1850, Council Bluffs, Iowa (daughter of John Shields and Primrose Cunningham), who was born October 29, 1827.
Their children:
  1. John A. born February 4, 1851, married Letitia Kelsey;
  2. Mary born November 17, 1852, married Peter Mahnkin;
  3. Primrose born January 8, 1855, married Alvin Walters;
  4. James F. born June 7, 1858, died;
  5. Heber J. born March 31, 1860, married Mariah Little;
  6. Joseph born February 15, 1862, married Emma Elkington;
  7. Margaret born August 30, 1866, died;
  8. Eliza born December 29, 1864, married J. P. Skelton;
  9. Archibald born September 8, 1868, married Cristeena Lundsteen;
  10. Violet born October 8, 1872, married Abia Johnson.

Family home Tooele, Utah.

Married:Isabel McPhearson November 3, 1859, Salt Lake City (daughter of Hugh McPhearson and Isabell Sutherland), who was born in Scotland.
Their children:
  1. Isabell born October 16, 1860, married William Elkington;
  2. George born September 4, 1862;
  3. Anna B. born December 11, 1864, married Thomas Spiers;
  4. Hugh, died;
  5. Martha born February 18, 1868, married John England;
  6. Mary born February 18, 1868 died;
  7. Charles, died;
  8. Sarah born October 18, 1872, married George Bates;
  9. Mariah Jane born November 13, 1876, married Charles Balshweiler;
  10. Amos born July 13, 1879, married Nellie Kirk.

Family home Tooele.

Settled in Tooele 1852. Senior president 43d quorum of seventies for many years; member Mormon Battalion and captain of ten in Echo Canyon campaign against General Albert Sidney Johnston’s hostile entrance to Utah. Father of 23 children, 71 grandchildren and about 20 great-grandchildren.

Sources:

Bevan, John A.

(son of James Bevan and Mary Shields). Born February 4, 1851, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Married:Letitia M. Kelsey November 20, 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of Eli B. Kelsey and Mary Ann Mclntyre), who was born November 14, 1855, Tooele, Utah.
Their children:
  1. James Earnest born September 2, 1877, died 1898;
  2. John Alexander born November 20, 1878, married Amy Icegreen 1902;
  3. Grace born March 26, 1881;
  4. Mary born April 25, 1883, married R. W. Brown 1906;
  5. Agnes born April, 16, 1889, died 1892;
  6. Eli Edson born October 26, 1892, married Sarah Shields 1910;
  7. Parley Woodruff born January 7, 1900, died 1910.

Missionary to southern states 1883-86 and 1901-02; president 43d quorum seventies ten years. County assessor and commissioner. Member of high council of Tooele stake; first counselor to president of high priests quorum, and worker in the Sunday school for 55 years, and now a resident of Tooele for 62 years. The oldest survivor of a posterity of 430.

Sources:

Bickington, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

Born 1811, Maxstoke, Warwickshire, England. Came to Utah 1853.

Married:Ann Reeder.
Only child:
  1. Francis, who died crossing plains.

Settler of Marriott, Utah, 1855, where he died November, 1869.

Sources:

Biddle, William Gander

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Thomas Biddle and Harriet Westley of Walsall, Staffordshire, England). Born November 24, 1832, at Walsall. Came to Utah October 17, 1862, Henry W. Miller company.

Married:Elizabeth Heath October 19, 1856, Birmingham, England. (daughter of John Egerton Heath and Mary Ann Vale of Birmingham). She was born February 2, 1835.
Their children:
  1. John T. born November 7, 1857, married Emmeline D. Pierce;
  2. William A. born February 20, 1859, married Ellen Sophrona Ohlson;
  3. Amanda born November 24, 1860, died October 2, 1862;
  4. Emma Jane born May 11, 1864, died July 3, 1864.
  5. Alice M. born March 13, 1867, married Hyrum Ohlson;
  6. Albert born October 5, 1869, married Kate Vanderhoof;
  7. George E. born January 15, 1872 married Mary Ann Greenwell;
  8. Elizabeth A. born December 7, 1874, married Charles H. Bird;
  9. Ida May born December 7, 1876, married William A. Wilton.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Sources:

Biddle, William Alfred

(son of William Gander Biddle and Elizabeth Heath). Born February 20, 1859, Walsall England.

Married:Ellen Sophrona Ohlson January 4, 1884. Salt Lake .City (daughter of Gustave Adolph Ohlson and Lena Larson, pioneers 1860 to Ogden, Utah). She was born March 2, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Ella Loretta born October 9, 1884, married Warren Williams;
  2. William Ohlson born March 1, 1886;
  3. Ruby Elinor born November 16, 1887, married Leland S. Williams.
Married:Augusta Amelia Korth March 7, 1890, Salt Lake City, who was born October 15, 1879, Berlin, Germany, and came to Utah December 24, 1893.
Their children:
  1. Esther Amanda born November 29, 1902;
  2. Elmer Korth born November 27, 1904;
  3. Harold Frederick born August 31, 1906;
  4. Alice Harriet born March 13, 1910.
Sources:

Bidwell, Robert Williams

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Mary Williams of Cattaraugus county, New York). Came to Utah September 14, 1850, William Foote company.

Married:Elizabeth Roe, Farmersville, Cattaraugus county, New York. (daughter of William Roe of western New York). She was born October 6, 1805.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Ann born July 12, 1830, married John Mower;
  2. Elizabeth, died infant;
  3. Lavern born July 3, 1833, married Ransom Hatch;
  4. Joseph born February 2, 1837, married Hannahette Mower;
  5. Emma C. born March 11, 1839, married George Mower;
  6. William M. and Gazelum G. born October 10, 1841;
  7. Julia born August 13, 1844, married Calvin Wheeler.

Family resided Bountiful and North Ogden, Utah. Pioneer died January 4, 1851.

Sources:

Bidwell, Joseph

(son of Robert Williams Bidwell and Elizabeth Roe). Born February 2, 1837, in Caldwell county, Missouri. Came to Utah 1850 with parents.

Married:Hannahette Mower, North Ogden, Utah (daughter of Henry Mower and Mary Amie of Pleasant View, Weber county, Utah, pioneers September 9, 1851, Abraham Day company). She was born October 10, 1841.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Elizabeth born May 26, 1858, married Charles F. Wade;
  2. Joseph, Jr., born December 22, 1860, married Susan M. Wheeler;
  3. George Henry born July 12, 1864, married Mary A. Robertson;
  4. Amelia Jane born June 22, 1866, married James O. Webster.

Family home Pleasant View, Utah.

Took active part in Echo canyon trouble. Farmer. Deceased,

Sources:

Bidwell, Joseph, Jr.

(son of Joseph Bidwell and Hannahette Mower). Born December 22, 1860, Pleasant View, Utah.

Married:Susan Maria Wheeler March 8, 1889, Logan, Utah (daughter of William Wheeler and Martha Leah Howell of Slaterville, Utah, the former came to Utah September 4, 1857. William Walker company, the latter September 13, 1861, Homer Duncan company). She was born December 27, 1862.
Their children:
  1. Andrew born March 2, 1890;
  2. Nellie Josephine born June 27, 1891;
  3. Babe born April 28, 1895;
  4. Robert Stanley born July 14, 1897.

Family home Pleasant View, Utah.

Missionary to eastern states two years; high priest; bishop’s counselor of Pleasant View ward. Justice of peace several terms; school teacher 20 years. Farmer.

Sources:

Bigelow, Nahum

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

Born in Vermont. Came to Utah October 6, 1850, William Snow oxteam company.

Married:Mary Gibbs.
Their children:
  1. Mary Jane, married Brigham Young;
  2. Hyrum, married Martha Mecham;
  3. Lucy, married Brigham Young;
  4. Asa, married Julia Ann Cook;
  5. Lavina, married John Witt;
  6. Liola died;
  7. Sariah, married Daniel Cook;
  8. Moroni, married Elvira Mecham;
  9. Daniel born March 18, 1842, married Parmelia Mecham July 23, 1865; married Emeline Augusta Stevens April 9, 1882; married Clara Ostensen May 9, 1887;
  10. Joseph, died.

Elder. Farmer, carpenter and joiner. Died January 1851, Farmington, Utah.

Sources:

Bigelow, Daniel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Nahum Bigelow and Mary Gibbs). Born March 18, 1842, Camp Creek, Mercer county, Illinois. Came to Utah October 6, 1850, William Snow oxteam company.

Married:Parmelia Mecham July 23, 1865, Silver Creek, Summit county, Utah (daughter of Ephraim Mecham and Polly Derby of Nauvoo, Illinois, pioneers 1852, oxteam company). She was born September 11, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Daniel Don Louis born May 22, 1866, married Annie Boren;
  2. Parmelia Emily born September 25, 1867, married Marques Batty;
  3. William Cecil born August 27, 1869, died infant;
  4. Polly Adora born February 18, 1871, married Frank M. Allred;
  5. Emma May born July 30, 1873, died aged five;
  6. Nephi Boberg(adopted) born February 10, 1887, married Amanda Prestwich.
Married:Emeline Augusta Stevens April 9, 1882, at Salt Lake City (daughter of William Stevens and Emma Crowden of Somersetshire, England, pioneers 1860, oxteam company). She was born February 27, 1856.
Their children:
  1. Moroni born August 1, 1883, died;
  2. Mary Maria born February 1, 1884, married Morgan H. Edwards;
  3. Rhoda Rhoana born November 19, 1885;
  4. Parley Percival born February 26, 1888;
  5. Ellen Charlotte born December 16, 1890, married Joseph Scadden.
Married:Clara Ostensen May 9, 1887, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter Ostensen and Caroline Anderson of Norway). She was born March 1, 1864.
Their children:
  1. Lafey Leroy born May 27, 1888, died May 15, 1911;
  2. Lucy Lavina born January 21, 1890, married Lewis Fausett;
  3. Hyrum Harold born July 19, 1893 died aged two;
  4. Clara Caroline born December 16, 1895;
  5. Daniel Dewey born July 17, 1898;
  6. Philip Eddie born February 26, 1901;
  7. Ada Majora born January 11, 1903;
  8. Elza Emer born August 27, 1905.

Family home Wallsburg, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to St. George, Utah; stake high councilor; Sunday school superintendent. Justice of the peace. Lumberman, farmer and stockraiser. Resides at Wallsburg.

Sources:

Biggs, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Joseph Biggs, born 1786, Kimpton, Herefordshire, England, and Mary Shirwood). Born June 7, 1831, at Kimpton. Came to Utah October 25, 1861, A. R. Wright freight train.

Married:Martha Lovina Henson November 10, 1861 (daughter of James and Hetty Henson).
Only child:
  1. Martha Hetty born August 20, 1862, died child.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Jane Theodora Wright June 21, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Wright and Deborah Ann Haisley, latter a pioneer September 15, 1868, John Gillespie company). She was born 1852, Busby, Scotland.
Their children:
  1. John W. born January 26, 1872, married Bular Brawley;
  2. Lorenzo W. born February 26, 1874, married Ella Peck;
  3. Joseph S. born November 18, 1876, married Minerva Olive Allen;
  4. Rebecca W. born November 5, 1877, married John Oliverson;
  5. Margrett W. born February 10, 1880, married George Cornish;
  6. Delia born April 29, 1881, died July 13, 1901;
  7. Eva W. born October 26, 1882, married William Oliverson;
  8. Ruby Pearl W. born September 3, 1884, married John Hampton;
  9. Alma W. born October 20, 1886;
  10. Sophia W. born May 16, 1889, married Albert Day February 7, 1912;
  11. Phoebe W. born December 8, 1890, married Marion Aller April 7, 1909;
  12. Lucy W. born April 15, 1902, married M. D. Waterson October 9, 1912.
Married:Jane R. Ramsbotham November 22, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Henry Ramsbotham and Mather Whitehead, pioneers October 1869). She was born June 23, 1854.
Their children:
  1. Henry R. born June 3, 1875, married Minnie Oldham;
  2. Jane Theodora born December 24, 1876, married George Jolley;
  3. Elizabeth R. born January 19, 1879, married William Durant;
  4. Alice R. born June 10, 1881, married Albert W. Funk;
  5. Maud R. born May 5, 1884, married John L. Adamson;
  6. Mary R. born January 3, 1890, married Elmer Handy October 16, 1912;
  7. William R. born June 6, 1896.
Sources:

Bigler, Adam C.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Jacob Bigler and Sarah Cunningham of Farmington, Utah). Born December 17, 1828, in Harrison county, West Virginia. Came to Utah October 11, 1859, L. G. Rice and J. L. Stoddard company.

Married:Sarah Anne Compton (daughter of Allen Compton and Mary Burton, pioneers October 11, 1859).
Their children:
  1. James Allen, born June 18, 1855;
  2. Mary F. born January 4, 1857, married Arthur A. Steed;
  3. Marion F. born October 22, 1859, married John W. Hess;
  4. John A. born September 14, 1862, married Lydia Beveridge;
  5. Sarah E. born August 20, 1863, and Mariah L. born July 12, 1864, died;
  6. Robert B. born December 25, 1866, married Fannie M. Reed.
Married:Isabelle C. Miller, Farmington, Utah (daughter of Daniel A. Miller and Hannah Bigler).
Their children:
  1. James T. born January 22, 1868, married Louisa M. Stevenson;
  2. Jacob William born August 17, 1869;
  3. Edward born January 26, 1871, married Bertha Pierson;
  4. Hannah Isabelle born October 5, 1872, married Nephi Wolverton;
  5. Laura Elizabeth born October 19, 1873, married Willard Archibald;
  6. Adam, Jr. born April 2, 1876, married Annie Howell;
  7. Joseph Arnold born November 14, 1878;
  8. Alvira born September 28, 1881, married Fred Sylvester;
  9. Stanley Miller born September 30, 1890.

Family home Farmington, Utah.

Road supervisor at Farmington four years; lumber dealer; farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Bigler, John A.

(son of Adam C. Bigler and Sarah Compton). Born September 14, 1862, Farmington, Utah.

Married:Lydia Beveridge May 27, 1906. Springville, Utah (daughter of William Beveridge and Lydia Stevenson of Evanston, Wyoming), who was born September 2, 1883.
Their children:
  1. Lydia born August 4, 1907, died infant;
  2. Florence C. born December 6, 1908.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Construction foreman.

Sources:

Bigler, Jacob G.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852. Mayor of Lehi, Utah.

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(son of Mark Bigler, born in Pennsylvania, and Susannah Ogden, born in Maryland). He was born April 4, 1813, Harrison county, West Virginia. Came to Utah 1852, Lorenzo Johnson company.

Married:Amy Lorett Chase June 18, 1844, Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of Abner Chase, born April 24, 1784, died March 21, 1829, and Amy Scott, born October 5, 1789, died April 10, 1872, both of Virginia). She was born November 7, 1822.
Their children:
  1. Jacob, married Elizabeth Harley;
  2. David, married Eliza Betts;
  3. Abner, married Elizabeth Tranter;
  4. Mary Ann, married Ebenezer Tanner;
  5. Mark, married Madaline Pyper;
  6. Amy Lorett, married James Harvey Mangum;
  7. Charles Edwin, married Mary T. Stephens;
  8. Susannah, married John Robert Goldsbrough;
  9. James, married Maud Whitbeck;
  10. Alice, married Frederick Garrett.
Married:Armelia Caroline Mangum February 12, 1852, Kanesville, Iowa (daughter of William Mangum, born December 25, 1811, in St. Clair county, Alabama, and Sarah Adair, born December 27, 1813, in Pickens county, Alaabama, pioneers 1852, Lorenzo Johnson company).
Their children:
  1. Armelia born July 17, 1857, married Napoleon Grover;
  2. Eliza born June 1861, married Jedediah Grover;
  3. Don Manzum born January 1, 1854, married Mary Henrietta Henriod.

Family home at Nephi, Utah.

Bishop; patriarch; president Juab stake 1864-96. Probate judge Juab county; mayor of Nephi 1861; member Territorial Assembly six years. Indian war veteran. Farmer and stockraiser. Died February 23, 1907.

Sources:

Bigler, Don Mangum

(son of Jacob G. Bigler and Armelia Caroline Mangum). Born January 16, 1854, Nephi, Utah.

Married:Mary Henrietta Henriod 1880, American Fork, Utah (daughter of Eugene A. Henriod and Mary Thorn Mallett of American Fork, pioneers October 14, 1853, Cyrus H. Wheelock company). She was born May 12, 1859.
Their children:
  1. Don Alphonso born October 16, 1880, died;
  2. Leah Domitile born August 31, 1882, married John H. Robinson;
  3. Mary Henrietta born November 5, 1884, died;
  4. Nettie Beryl born November 24, 1887, married Abraham Bowers.

Family home American Fork, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher at Nephi. Worked on St. George and Manti temples. Farmer; miner. Died February 26, 1905 American Fork, Utah.

Sources:

Billings, Alfred Nelson

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Titus Billings and Diantha Morley of Manti, Utah). Born August 23, 1825 in Geauga county, Ohio. Came to Utah 1848.

Married:Deborah Patten December 9, 1857, Manti, Utah (daughter of John Patten and Hannah Ingersoll of Green county Indiana, pioneers 1850). She was born April 11, 1830.
Their children:
  1. Alfred Nelson, married Alice E. Orser;
  2. Diantha, married John H. Worsley;
  3. George Pierce, married Lydia Ann Young;
  4. William Wallace, married Maggie Greenhalgh;
  5. Hannah, married Joseph E. Daniels;
  6. Warren Frank, married Rachel Malinda Rasmussen John Dwight, married Florence Pyne;
  7. Elmyra Louisa, married Robert Anderson;
  8. Florence, died child.

Family resided Provo and Manti, Utah.

Called to Elk mountain mission; missionary among the Indians in 1855. Moved from Manti to Provo where he assisted in developing the country. Tax collector Manti four years. Farmer. Died March 12, 1881, at Provo.

Sources:

Billings, Warren Frank

(son of Alfred Nelson Billings and Deborah Patten). Born January 20, 1864, Provo, Utah.

Married:Rachel Malinda Rasmussen December 25, 1889, Jensen Utah (daughter of Rasmus Rasmussen and Elizabeth Eliason of Stavanger, Norway). She was born July 7, 1871
Their children:
  1. Revenna born July 17, 1891, died infant;
  2. Linda born June 10, 1891, died at birth;
  3. Warren Leonard born September 30, 1893;
  4. Milton Marlow born December 12, 1895, died July 15, 1911;
  5. Buenna Elizabeth born February 16, 1898;
  6. Lavoni Josephine born December 17, 1903, died August 25, 1912;
  7. Evelyn born August 6, 1908;
  8. Sharon Wallace born February 5, 1912.

Family home Jensen, Utah.

Elder; ward clerk 1893; Sunday school superintendent 12 years. Justice of the peace several years; county commissioner 1908-09; school trustee three terms. Schoolteacher 1886-88. Settled on Burns Bench (Jensen) 1886 and assisted in pioneering that country. Secretary of Burns Bench Irrigation company 12 years.

Sources:

Bills, Wesley

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of William Bills). Came to Utah 1850.

Married:Sarah Wilcox (daughter of John Henry Wilcox and Mary Young, of Mt. Pleasant, Utah, pioneers 1847).
Their children:
  1. Wesley born November 23, ____, married May Rigby;
  2. Hazard, married Martha Vance;
  3. John;
  4. Mary Elizabeth, married John Dick;
  5. James, married Mary Hartley;
  6. Maud, died child;
  7. Herbert, married Kate Houtz;
  8. Charles, married Annie Carolson;
  9. Clarissa, married Verna Davidson;
  10. Janet, married Stephen Day;
  11. Orange, died infant.

Elder; ward teacher. Early settler at Milburn. Black Hawk war veteran. Farmer.

Sources:

Bills, James

(son of Wesley Bills and Sarah Wilcox). Born November 17, 1876, Fairview, Utah.

Married:Mary Christina Hartley December 18, 1896, Manti, Utah (daughter of Caleb Hartley and Christine Peterson of Fairview, pioneers 1855, Parley Allred company). She was born December 26, 1874.
Their children:
  1. Winston born September 22, 1897, died child;
  2. Isbon Theophilus born July 26, 1899;
  3. John Henry born December 27, 1900;
  4. Vera Mae born January 1, 1909.

Family home Clear Creek, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher. Farmer; engineer for Utah Fuel company.

Sources:

Bills, William Andrew

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of John Bills and Elizabeth Scott of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania). Born August 5, 1835, at Pittsburg. Came to Utah September 1848.

Married:Emeline Beckstead July 4, 1852 (daughter of Alexander Beckstead and Catherine Lince, pioneers 1849, Redden Allred company). She was born April 4, 1837, in Canada.
Their children:
  1. Gordon Silas born March 18, 1854, married Ellen G. Holt, married Bertha L. Jensen;
  2. William Andrew born September 4, 1856, married Etta Neel;
  3. Alexander born September 4, 1857, married Emily R. Beckstead, married Rachel Riley;
  4. Catherine E. born March 14, 1859, married Nephi Orgill;
  5. Harriet E. born February 18, 1861, married Louis Peterson;
  6. John A. born January 26, 1863, died September 9, 1863;
  7. George W. born August 9, 1864, married Lucy E. Merrill;
  8. Mary E. born June 18, 1867, married Frank E. Seal;
  9. Martha Ann born January 27, 1869, died;
  10. Henry born July 25, 1870, married Vina Clements;
  11. Daniel W. born December 1, 1872, died;
  12. David born April 15, 1874, married Lorena Smith.
Married:Matilda Amundson March 1, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of Ole and Mary Amundson).
Their children:
  1. Parley born February 10, 1872, married Myram Wright;
  2. Mary A. born August 8, 1874, died January 27, 1881;
  3. Luther M. born November 22, 1877, died December 12, 1877;
  4. Oley born May 16, 1880, married Birdie Staples;
  5. William R. born July 9, 1884, married Ethel Post;
  6. Olive born December 12, 1886, died March 25, 1896;
  7. Norman S. born April 10, 1889, married Mary Miles;
  8. Martha J. born March 17, 1891;
  9. Iva Patrenia born July 25, 1893, died May 15, 1895.
Married:Patrenia Amundson March 1, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of Oley and Mary Amundson).
Their children:
  1. Orson born November 1, 1874, married Rosa;
  2. Samuel born January 6, 1874, married Lottie Parry;
  3. Homer L. born October 25, 1876.
Married:Annie Eastwood February 6, 1879, Salt Lake City (daughter of John and Sarah Eastwood).
Their children:
  1. Annie B. born January 13, 1880, married Richard Farmer;
  2. Sarah R. born October 27, 1881, married Lyman Butterfield;
  3. William L. born August 21, 1883;
  4. Lorenzo E. born March 26, 1886, married Rosa Bills;
  5. Heber L. born May 22, 1888, died April 1, 1896;
  6. Wilford L. born November 17, 1890;
  7. Byron E. born April 30, 1893, died April 22, 1895.

Settled on the Little Cottonwood 1849; moved to Provo 1858, and later to Mountain Green. Veteran Echo Canyon war. High Priest; president South Jordan branch 1856-77; bishop South Jordan ward 23 years. Taught school at West Jordan two years.

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Eshhom lists of birthdate of “August 5, 1835” but his Utah death certificate lists a birthdate of “August 5, 1834”.

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Bills, Gordon Silas

(son of William Andrew Bills and Emeline Beckstead). Born March 18, 1854, West Jordan, Utah.

Married:Ellen G. Holt September 27, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of Mathew Holt and Ann Harrison), who was born March 10, 1859, in England.
Their children:
  1. Ida A. born November 14, 1876, married Arthur Bate;
  2. Silas W. born September 25, 1878;
  3. Rosa E. born December 28, 1881;
  4. Arthur born July 14, 1883;
  5. Sadie E. born August 25, 1886, married Ether Stocking;
  6. Edna P. born April 11, 1888;
  7. Hazel born January 28, 1891, married Mahonrl Butterfield;
  8. Edward A. born June 16, 1893;
  9. Harriett L. born July 6, 1896;
  10. Emma born October 13, 1898.
Married:Bertha L. Jensen May 1, 1879, Salt Lake City (daughter of Lars and Maria Jensen).
Their children:
  1. Ezra born December 26, 1881, married Ethel Walker;
  2. Raymond born January 24, 1883, married Delia Crane;
  3. Carrie M. born September 4, 1885, married Joseph Green;
  4. Edith N.;
  5. Bertie M. born June 8, 1888;
  6. Elizabeth born January 24, 1891, married Alvin Miller;
  7. Reynold born July 9, 1895;
  8. Leslie M.

Seventy; president YMMIA, South Jordan ward; missionary to southern states 1879-81; 2nd and later 1st counselor to Bishop Orrin P. Miller; bishop of Riverton ward. School trustee; assessor and collector at South Jordan 1876-79.

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Bing, William Sherman

(son of William Bing of Missouri). Born April 5, 1878, Kirksville, Missouri. Came to Utah April, 1894.

Married:Bessie Claire Emeis May 11, 1899, Salt Lake City (daughter of Harry T. Emeis and Mary Groshell of Cairo, Iowa. Came to Utah December 6, 1891). She was born November 18, 1878.
Their children:
  1. Harry Emeis;
  2. William Sherman, died;
  3. Virginia.

Family resided Salt Lake City, Utah, and Santiago, California.

Proprietor of Salt Lake Stamp company.

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Bingham, Calvin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Lucius and Lucy Bingham). Born September 27, 1827, Fowler, New York. Came to Utah 1854, Oxteam company.

Married:Elizabeth Thorne (daughter of Ashel Thorne, pioneer 1854). She was born March 25, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Clarinda born September 6, 1850, married Hyrum S. Phelps;
  2. Calvin Perry born January 28, 1852, married Olive E. Phelps;
  3. Mary Elizabeth born December 25, 1853, married Hyrum S. Phelps;
  4. Lucy Jane born May 29, 1856, married Robert Williams
  5. Barbara Ann born August 26, 1858, married Robert Williams;
  6. Ann Mariah born June 28, 1862, married William L. Le Seur;
  7. Ashel born November 20, 1864, died September 27, 1883;
  8. William Augustine born August 16, 1867, married Maud Holliday;
  9. Lydia Emeline born February 26, 1870, married Fred Wood;
  10. Orissa Vilate April 29, 1873, died infant;
  11. Alice born November 20, 1875, married Rollin Walker.

High Priest; bishop. Veteran Echo Canyon war. Blacksmith and farmer. Died May 27, 1883.

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Bingham, Calvin Perry

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Calvin Bingham and Elizabeth Thorne). Born June 28, 1852, in Pottawattamie county, Iowa. Came to Utah 1854 with parents.

Married:Olive E. Phelps October 9, 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of Morris Phelps and Sarah Thompson of Jackson county, Missouri, pioneers 1849, cow and oxteam company). She was born November 24, 1856, Alpine, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Ina Teressa born April 13, 1794, died October 7, 1876;
  2. Rhoda Alzina born January 19, 1876, died December 27, 1882;
  3. Sarah Elizabeth born July 9, 1879, married LeRoy Goodrich;
  4. Charles Perry born March 26, 1882, married Mary Alice Gardner;
  5. Hyrum Carl born October 19, 1884, died June 6, 1889;
  6. Ashel Calvin born August 7, 1887, married Grace Casper;
  7. Maud Ethel born May 25, 1890, married George Pearce;
  8. Mary Clarinda born July 25, 1893;
  9. Ralph born August 16, 1896, died June 1910;
  10. Jedediah G. born May 16, 1899;
  11. Thornton P. born May 13, 1906.

Family resided Montpelier, Idaho, Vernal, Utah, and Mesa City, Arizona.

Sunday school superintendent; high priest; bishop’s counselor; bishop; ward teacher. Farmer and horse dealer.

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Eshhom lists a birthdate of “June 28, 1852” but his Utah death certificate lists a birthdate of “Jan 28, 1852”.

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Bingham, Charles Perry

(son of Calvin Perry Bingham and Olive E. Phelps). Born March 26, 1882, Mesa City, Arizona.

Married:Mary Alice Gardner January 3, 1906, Salt Lake City (daughter of Charles Alma Gardner and Martha Timothy, of Wallsburg, Utah). She was born November 2, 1884.
Their children:
  1. Merl born February 24, 1907;
  2. Charles Leland born September 13, 1908;
  3. Ercil Calvin born August 14, 1910.

Family home Roosevelt, Utah.

Elder; assistant Sunday school superintendent; ward teacher; first assistant in presidency YMMIA; secretary S. S. union board. Farmer.

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Bingham, Erastus

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847. Erastus Bingham died in 1882 at the age of 104.

(son of Elisha Warner Bingham and Sally Perry). Born March 12, 1798, Concord, Essex county. Came to Utah September 19, 1847, Daniel Spencer company.

Married:Lucinda Gates March 21, 1820 (daughter of Thomas Gates, pioneer September 19, 1847) She was born March 19, 1799, Concord, Vermont.
Their children:
  1. Mary born April 1, 1820, married Elijah Norman Freeman, married Willard Snow, married Lorin Farr;
  2. Sanford born May 3, 1821, married Martha Ann Lewis, married Agnes Fife;
  3. Lucinda; married Loren Hastings;
  4. Erastus, Jr. born September 30, 1822, married Olive Hovey Freeman, married Susan Green;
  5. Thomas married Karen Happuch Holladay;
  6. Maria married Isaac Newton Goodale;
  7. Willard, married Janet Gates;
  8. Edwin, married Phoebe Jane Burke, married Amanda Snow;
  9. Jacob died child;
  10. Brigham Heber born December 15, 1841, married Angeline Therisa Aldous, married Mary Alice Lomax.

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Bingham, Sanford

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Erastus Bingham and Lucinda Gates). Born May 3, 1821, Concord, Vermont. Came to Utah with his father 1847.

Married:Martha Ann Lewis July 18, 1847. while crossing plains (daughter of Benjamin Franklin Lewis, massacred at Haun’s Mill October 30, 1838, and Joannah Ryon, who died in Nauvoo January 16, 1846). She was born February 20,1833 and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Sanford Jr. born September 1, 1848, married Julia Hall September 19, 1872;
  2. Martha Ann born January 29, 1850, married Joseph Fife February 16, 1865;
  3. Benjamin Franklin born September 25, 1851, married Mary E. Jensen January 8, 1885;
  4. John born May 10, 1853, married Mary Jane Hickenson October 28, 1872
  5. Sophia Cordelia born December 30, 1854, married Robert H. Hopkins;
  6. William born October 16, 1856, married Annie M. Peterson August 9, 1885;
  7. Joannah born August 28, 1858, married John T. Bybee July 24, 1877;
  8. Joseph Smith born June 23, 1860, married Annie Annie M. Hansen April 1, 1880;
  9. Elisha Erastus born March 25, 1862, married Elizabeth L. Walker November 2, 1882;
  10. Rebecca Jane born November 7, 1864, married Hans Christian Hansen December 21, 1882;
  11. Lorin Beason born September 16, 1866, married Rose Jenkins June 6, 1894;
  12. Lucinda Elizabeth born November 27, 1868, married George A. Pincock October 20, 1886.

Family home Riverdale, Utah.

Married:Agnes Fife October 10, 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of Adam Fife, pioneer 1857, Captain Wilkie company, and Ellen Sharp). She was born May 14, 1846, Clackmannan Scotland.
Their children:
  1. Martha Agnes born August 25, 1864, married Wilson G. Wright March 16, 1888;
  2. Adam Aranthon born November 14, 1865, married Annie Stratton November 14, 1889;
  3. Walter born April 29, 1867, married Jessie McDonald October 20, 1886;
  4. Ellen born March 30, 1869, married Joseph K. Wright December 8, 1886;
  5. Mary born January 5, 1871, married James H. Cook June 1, 1898;
  6. Enoch born December 12, 1872, married Alice Tracy July 21, 1893;
  7. Margaret born October 22, 1874;
  8. Sanford James born March 2, 1877, married Sophia Stratton June 26, 1901;
  9. Andrew born January 19, 1879, married Adele Child December 7, 1898;
  10. Tracy born August 2, 1882, died December 26, 1893;
  11. Oscar born August 18, 1884, drowned December 26, 1893;
  12. Norman born September 18, 1886, married Ellen Garner January 20, 1909;
  13. Maria born May 31, 1895.

Family home Riverdale, Utah.

President Riverdale branch September 1868; bishop Riverdale ward 1868-1902. Assessor and collector; town constable justice of peace; member town board of trustees; deputy U. S. collector Weber and Box Elder counties 1868-69 Died November 22, 1910.

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Bingham, Benjamin F.

(son of Sanford Bingham and Martha Ann Lewis). Born September 25, 1851, Bingham Fort Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Jensen January 8, 1885, Trenton, Utah (daughter of Neils Jensen and Johana Sandberg of Logan, Utah), who was born November 6, 1863.
Their children;
  1. Benjamin F., Jr., born November 26, 1885, married Adelia Lapray;
      1. born July 15, 1888, married Hazel Cunningham;
  2. Murriel born October 14, 1892;
  3. Gilbert born May 14, 1896;
  4. Kenneth born February 5, 1901;
  5. Loyal born June 17, 1903;
  6. Carlton born March 5, 1907.

Family home Trenton, Utah.

Bishop. County commissioner. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Bingham, Benjamin F., Jr.

(son of Benjamin F. Bingham and Mary Elizabeth Jensen). Born November 26, 1885, Trenton, Utah.

Married:Adelia Lapray September 26, 1907, Logan, Utah (daughter of David Lapray and Heneretta Hoffman), who was born May 2, 1885.
Their children:
  1. Wanda born July 3, 1909;
  2. Goldie born April 11, 1910.

Family home Trenton, Utah.

Missionary to central states 1907-09. Farmer.

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Bingham, Adam Aranthon

(son of Sanford Bingham and Agnes Fife). Born November 14, 1865, Riverdale, Utah.

Married:Annie Stratton November 14, 1889, Logan, Utah (daughter of Edward Stratton and Adele DeSaules, former a pioneer September 29, 1853, the latter September 15, 1859, Robert F. Neslen company). She was born January 5, 1873, Riverdale, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Annie Adele born January 5, 1891, married Moroni Shipley July 22, 1908;
  2. Aranthon Edward born February 28, 1893;
  3. Margaret Lottie born March 18, 1895;
  4. Sophia Madeline born March 4, 1897;
  5. Boneta born June 5, 1901;
  6. Harold Sanford born December 9, 1903;
  7. Leonora born March 15, 1906;
  8. Leland Joseph born March 31, 1909;
  9. George Morzette born May 26, 1911.

Family home Riverdale, Utah.

President YMIA, 1896-97; missionary to Colorado 1898-1900, and presided over West Colorado conference; bishop Riverdale ward 1902-1912.

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Bingham, Erastus

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Member of the Mormon Battalion and a Mormon Pioneer.

(son of Erastus Bingham and Lucinda Gates). Born September 30, 1822, St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

Married:Olive Hovey Freeman (daughter of Isaac F. and Lydia Freeman), who was born January 8, 1820, Waterford, Vermont.
Their children:
  1. Olive Louise born October 3, 1844, married William Walker;
  2. Erastus Perry born March 20, 1846, married Emeline Chastina Allen February 21, 1870;
  3. Lucinda Marie born June 1,1848, married William Foy;
  4. Lydia Roxania born January 6, 1850, married George Lish;
  5. Isaac Farwell born September 20, 1852, died;
  6. Mary Ann born February 9, 1854, married Peter C. Geetesen August 1871;
  7. Lorenzo born December 7, 1856, married Rebecca Guthrie;
  8. Diana born July 19, 1858, married William G. Smith August 7, 1876;
  9. Ophalia born August 19, 1860, married William Foy.
Married:Susan Green (daughter of Benjamin P. Green and Lucy Wisdom), who was born August 6, 1839, Halifax, N.
Their children:
  1. Susan Melissa born November 23, 1856, married Winslow Farr;
  2. Nephi born April 9, 1858;
  3. Lucy Ann born March 6, 1860, married Joseph Wheeler;
  4. Marintha born May 26, 1861, married Stewart Eccles;
  5. Eda born January 21, 1863;
  6. Enoch born March 7, 1864, married Maria Slater 1883;
  7. Daniel (twin to Enoch), married Eliza Graham;
  8. Harriet Adelthe born November 2, 1865, married Joseph Wheeler;
  9. Erastus Alma b, September 28, 1868, married Annie Lard January 2, 1888;
  10. Violette May born May 30, 1870, married John Holt;
  11. Benjamin Wisdom born January 11, 1872;
  12. Myrtle Adel born September 2, 1873;
  13. Clara Isabel born August 29, 1876, married Joseph Woods March 9, 1909;
  14. Rozina Diantha born July 21, 1878, married James R. McGee;
  15. Jacob Moroni born November 4, 1881, married Francis Harriet.

Member Company B, Mormon Battalion; major in Echo Canyon campaign; president 38th quorum seventies, Ogden; president 75th quorum seventies, Huntsville, Utah.

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Bingham, Erastus Perry

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(son of Erastus Bingham and Olive Hovey Freeman. Born March 20, 1846 La Harpe, Hancock county, Illinois.

Married:Emeline Chastina Allen February 21, 1871, Salt Lake City (daughter of Alanson David Allen, pioneer October 27, 1849, and Chastina Hadlock, pioneer 1850, Captain Everett company). She was born August 26, 1851, Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Perry Alanson born April 8, 1871, married Alvelda Olsen June 1, 1898;
  2. Emeline Chastina born October 14, 1872, married William A. McBride January 23, 1895;
  3. Francis born July 19, 1874, married Annie Sophia Hansen March 6, 1898;
  4. Albern Allen born April 14, 1876, married Pitia J. Poulsen February 1904;
  5. Joseph Franklin born November 23, 1877, married Harriet Ann Geeder January 8, 1908;
  6. Olive Rebecca born August 20, 1879, married Alex Wrigley August 15, 1909;
  7. Louisa Marinda born December 10, 1880;
  8. William Henry born April 13, 1882, married Christiana Michelson November 25, 1907;
  9. Mary Lucinda born August 25, 1883;
  10. Thomas Lorenzo born February 18, 1885, married Lavina Munson December 18, 1907;
  11. Ezra born September 6, 1886, married Mary Wood January 8, 1908;
  12. Edward Erastus born March 7, 1888;
  13. Clarence born November 7, 1889;
  14. Wilford Levi born August 14, 1891;
  15. Lorin born October 6, 1893;
  16. Leonard born October 6, 1893;
  17. Ceduia born August 4, 1895;
  18. David Moroni born August 17, 1897;
  19. Arnold Hyrum born June 14, 1899.

Family home Huntsville, Utah.

President 75th quorum seventies. School trustee, Huntsville for two terms.

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Bingham, Perry Alanson

(son of Erastus Perry Bingham and Emeline Chastina Allen). Born April 8, 1871, Huntsville, Utah.

Married:Avelda M. Olsen 1898, Salt Lake City (daughter of Christian Olsen and Andrea M. C. Poulsen, came to Utah 1871). She was born August 23, 1876, Plain City, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Harvey Perry born May 4, 1899;
  2. Avelda Lucetta born September 17, 1903;
  3. Myrtle Marie born August 24, 1906.

Counselor in presidency of 6th quorum elders, Weber stake; superintendent Sunday schools, Middleton, Utah.

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Bingham, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Erastus Bingham and Lucinda Gates). Born July 19, 1824, Grafton, New Hampshire. Came to Utah July 29, 1847, with contingent of Mormon Battalion, Company.

Married:Karen Happuch Holladay September 6, 1849, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Holladay and Katherine Higgins of Marion county, Alaabama, pioneers July 29, 1847, William Crosby company.) She was born May 4, 1830.
Their children:
  1. Thomas, Jr., born August 12, 1850, married Mary Elizabeth Gfroerer; married Margaret Louisa Gfroerer;
  2. Mary born September 18, 1852, married Mark M. Hall; married Phillip Stringham;
  3. Lucinda Katherine born November 3, 1854, married Charles A. Nye;
  4. David Holladay born August 19, 1857, married Harriet Perry;
  5. Charles C. R. born June 12, 1860, married Mary Holden; married Mary Michelson;
  6. Phoebe Karen born June 4, 1862, married George W. Hislop;
  7. Elzada born April 21, 1864, died child;
  8. Martha born October 1, 1866, married Don Carlos Perry;
  9. Clara born October 25, 1868, died child;
  10. Tracy Tyler born October 24, 1871, died infant.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Seventy; ordained bishop of Mountain Dell, Uinta county, Utah, September 11, 1881; previously counselor to Bishop F. A. Hammond of Huntsville for many years; Sunday school worker since 1879; missionary to San Bernardino, California, March 4, 1861, to May 1855; missionary to Salmon River Indians 1856-58. Selectman when Uinta county was created in 1880 and was elected probate judge at first election, August 1881, and held that office five years. Bingham Canyon was named for him and his brothers, who held claims there 1848-50. Timberman and sawmill man, 1860-77. Died December 31, 1889, Maeser, Utah.

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Bingham, Thomas, Jr.

(son of Thomas Bingham and Karen Happuch Holladay). Born August 12, 1850, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Mary Elizabeth Gfroerer June 1, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of Frederick G. Gfroerer and Elizabeth Sabin of Pennsylvania, pioneers 1847). She was born December 20, 1854.
Their children:
  1. Mary Lenora born June 11, 1875;
  2. David Thomas born March 20, 1877;
  3. Annie Elizabeth born February 17, 1879, married Stephen M. Dudley;
  4. George Sanford born June 23, 1881, married Janet A. Gerber;
  5. Francis Marion born October 9, 1884, married Leona Henderson;
  6. Mark Moroni born December 19, 1886;
  7. Edna born June 22, 1889, married J. Urbin Allred;
  8. Edwin born June 22, 1889, married Mary M. Wilson;
  9. Roseltha born June 10, 1895.
Married:Margaret Louisa Gfroerer October 25, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of Frederick G. Gfroerer and Elizabeth Sabin), who was born December 20, 1854.
Their children:
  1. Clara Louisa born April 19, 1878, married George H. Bartlett;
  2. Maggie Maria born September 8, 1880, married George Victor Billings;
  3. Frederick F. born November 4, 1882, married Sarah Bartlett;
  4. Lester born October 7, 1885, married Martha Mae Roberson;
  5. Karen born August 30, 1888, married William Hacking;
  6. Helen Vilate born May 13, 1891, married Sanford Dudley.

Families resided Maeser, Utah.

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Bingham, Frederick Gfroerer

(son of Thomas Bingham and Margaret Louisa Gfroerer). Born November 4, 1882, Mountain Dell, Uinta county, Utah.

Married:Sarah Bartlett September 19, 1906, Salt Lake City (daughter of Charles Claymore Bartlett and Annie Katrina Jensen of Vernal, Utah, pioneers October 10, 1866, Independent company). She was born January 6, 1887.
Their children:
  1. Elgia born June 21, 1907;
  2. Merle born January 12, 1909;
  3. Zelda born December 4, 1910.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Member 77th quorum seventies; missionary to southern states September 24, 1902, to February 6, 1905; ordained high priest August 25, 1907; stake superintendent of Sunday schools July 7, 1906 to January 4, 1908; high councilor 1907-10; bishop of 2d ward, Vernal, September 18, 1910, to September 3, 1911; missionary to Uinta Indian reservation. Member of Winder & Bingham Mercantile company, later incorporated as the Acorn Mercantile company, which dealt in general merchandise and machinery. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Bingham, Willard

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(son of Erastus Bingham and Lucinda Gates). Born February 19, 1830.

Married:Janet Gates (daughter of Samuel Gates and Lydia Downer), who was born January 12, 1836.
Their children:
  1. Flora Janet born in May, married Levi J. Taylor;
  2. Willard born October 30, ____, married Cynthia Melissa Ann Shurtliff;
  3. Josephine born in May, married Levi J. Taylor;
  4. Jedediah Grant born in October, married Margaret Peterson;
  5. Parley Pratt born December 30, 1859, married Margaret McFarland;
  6. Ida born February 9 ____;
  7. Elijah and Elisha Junius born June 2, ____;
  8. Ezra;
  9. Erastus La Grand;
  10. Lydia;
  11. Mariah;
  12. Lucinda born March 13,____;
  13. Zilpha Isador;
  14. Nancy Jane;
  15. Emmaretta.

Family resided Huntsville and Wilson, Utah.

Married:Amanda Melvina Snow (daughter of Willard Snow).
Their children:
  1. Willard Eugene;
  2. Melvina;
  3. Wilford;
  4. Rosetta;
  5. Susan;
  6. Mary Ellen;
  7. Rebecca;
  8. Florence Adelaide Tyler;
  9. Isabel.
Married:Clara Smith.
Their children:
  1. Willard S.;
  2. Clara;
  3. Leroy;
  4. Idella;
  5. Thomas;
  6. Uvada;
  7. Hyrum;
  8. Viola;
  9. Leah;
  10. Eldon.
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Bingham, Parley Pratt

(son of Willard Bingham and Janet Gates). Born December 30, 1859, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Margaret McFarland at Salt Lake City (daughter of James McFarland and Hannah Boyack), who was born March 1, 1860, West Weber, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Parley Pratt;
  2. William M.;
  3. George Willard;
  4. Samuel Levi;
  5. Maggie Mae;
  6. Ethel (twin);
  7. Edith (twin);
  8. Eliza Ellen;
  9. Jeddie Archibald;
  10. Rosabel;
  11. Howard Rulon;
  12. Lois Fontella.

Family resided Wilson and Smithfield, Utah.

Married:Isabel McFarland.
Their children:
  1. Percy Young;
  2. Leone;
  3. Ralph M.;
  4. Annetta;
  5. Wallis James;
  6. Lawrence Pratt;
  7. Wynona;
  8. Norman.
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Bingham, Brigham Heber

(son of Erastus Bingham and Lucinda Gates). Born December 15, 1841.

Married:Angeline Therisia Aldous December 24, 1861 (daughter of Robert Aldous and Mary Ann Parkin, married December 24, 1835, Huntingdon, England, pioneers September 14, 1853, Claudius V. Spencer company). She was born December 27, 1844.
Their children:
  1. Brigham Heber, Jr. born December 15, 1862, married Catherine Rozilla Wilson January 17, 1884;
  2. Edwin Aldous born August 31, 1864, married Genevra Martin November 24, 1885;
  3. Angeline Maria born September 14, 1866, died age 5 months;
  4. Robert born December 12, 1867, married Marinda Tracy April 17, 1889;
  5. Elijah born January 25, 1870, married Mary Francis Fife October 1891;
  6. Edna born March 11, 1872, married Martin P. Brown January 17, 1894;
  7. Joseph born September 4, 1874, married Martha C. Mortensen April 4, 1894;
  8. Georgianna born March 8, 1877, married James Combe October 5, 1905;
  9. Mary Ann born July 15, 1879, married Claude M. Dee March 1, 1904;
  10. Lucinda born November 27, 1881, died May, 1891;
  11. Erastus A. born March 17, 1884, married Hilda Bonerude February 15, 1905.
Married:Mary Alice Lomax June 24, 1886, at Logan, Utah (daughter of Joseph Lomax and Matilda Wignal; former came to Utah 1882). She was born December 10, 1861, Darwin, Lancastershire, England.
Their children:
  1. Ethel Exile born March 18, 1887, married Stephen Farnsworth 1904;
  2. John Brigham born January 12, 1889, married Pearl duff 1910;
  3. Minerva Alice born March 14, 1891;
  4. Maude Ellen born February 24, 1894, married Eddie Cluff 1910;
  5. Dora Jane born May 27, 1898;
  6. Mary Elizabeth born December 15, 1900.

Families resided Wilson, Weber county, Utah.

Bishop of Wilson ward 1880-90; bishop Mormon colony at Garcia, Mexico. Assisted in building first school houses at Lynn and Huntsville. Pioneer to Wilson, Utah, 1869. Director Wilson Irrigation company 14 years.

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Bingham, Brigham Heber, Jr.

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(son of Brigham Heber Bingham and Angeline Therisia Aldous). Born December 15, 1862, Lynn, Weber county, Utah.

Married:Catherine Rozilla Wilson January 17, 1884, Salt Lake City (daughter of Louis Dunbar Wilson and Catherine Wiggins). She was born October 15, 1863, Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Heber Raymond born November 20, 1884;
  2. Clara Rozilla born March 1, 1887, married Hyrum Fletcher April 3, 1910;
  3. Brigham Albert born November 2, 1888;
  4. Pearl Elva born January 26, 1891;
  5. Annis born January 8, 1893;
  6. Martha May born May 7, 1895;
  7. Verna Catharine born December 9, 1897;
  8. Wallace Dunbar born July 9, 1902;
  9. Hazel born November 30, 1903;
  10. Howard Wilson born July 21, 1906.

Family home Wilson, Utah.

Missionary to Australia 1899-1901; superintendent Wilson Sunday school three years; president YMMIA; one of the seven presidents of 54th quorum seventies. Driven out of Mexico by the rebellion, July 30, 1912.

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Bingham, Edwin Aldous

(son of Brigham Heber Bingham and Angeline Therisia Aldous). Born August 31, 1864.

Married:Genevra Martin November 24, 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter of John Martin and Sarah Ann Sargent), who was born August 30, 1866.
Their children:
  1. Genevra born September 25, 1886, died September 25, 1886;
  2. Edwin Marion born October 16, 1887, married Laura Activa Olsen December 8, 1910;
  3. Sarah Ann born November 21, 1889, married William Eugene Young November 11, 1908;
  4. Ella May born February 12, 1892;
  5. Florence born February 25, 1894;
  6. Mabel born March 7, 1896;
  7. John Martin born April 19, 1898;
  8. Dora Angeline born April 5, 1900;
  9. Annetta born August 1, 1902;
  10. Mary Arvilla born January 28, 1906;
  11. Ireta born July 16, 1908.

Family home Wilson, Weber county.

President YMMIA five years; superintendent Sunday schools; missionary to England 1902-05; member council of 54th quorum seventies; appointed bishop of Wilson ward October 13, 1908. Assisted in building first meeting house at Wilson.

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Birch, William

Born September 2, 1788, Staffordshire, England. Came to Utah 1856.

Married:Phoebe Craddock, who was born April 13, 1786.
Their children:
  1. Jane born August 6, 1812;
  2. Susannah born August 3, 1814
  3. Phoebe born January 1, 1817;
  4. David born July 24, 1819;
  5. William born Aprill, 23, 1822;
  6. Richard born May 25, 1824;
  7. James born March 21, 1828.

Family home Staffordshire, England.

Married:Sarah Ashton in England, who was born 1800, in Staffordshire.
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Birch, Richard

(son of William Birch and Phoebe Craddock). Born May 25, 1824, Staffordshire, England. Came to Utah 1846.

Married:Ellen Harris in England (daughter of William Harris and Ann Davis), who was born September 13, 1821, in Stafordshire.
Their children:
  1. William Harris born November 12, 1847, died infant;
  2. James born January 20, 1850, died;
  3. Ellen born May 26, 1852, married John Jones;
  4. John born November 22, 1855, died;
  5. Jonah born May 2, 1856, married Emma McMichael;
  6. Robert born August 25, 1858, married Margaret McMichael;
  7. Richard born February 21, 1862, married Malinda Stewart.

Family resided in England, St. Louis, Missouri.

Married:Mary Ann Hale at Salt Lake City who was born December 23, 1827, in Staffordshire England.
Their children:
  1. William born January 16, 1859, married Nettie Wight;
  2. John born June, 30, 1862;
  3. Mary Jane born November 10, 1864, married William Miller;
  4. David born August 17, 1867, married Nancy Garn;
  5. Elizabeth born August 17, 1867, married John Sargent;
  6. Samuel born July 21, 1870, died.

Family homes Salt Lake City and Hoytsville, Utah.

Patriarch. Pioneer to Hoytsville, Utah. Farmer.

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Birch Jonah

(son of Richard Birch and Ellen Harris). Born May 2, 1856, Salt Lake City.

Married Emma McMichael December 12, 1880 Hoytsville Utah (daughter of Robert McMichael and Elizabeth McMullin, pioneers September 3, 1852, A. O. Smoot company). She was born September 11, 1857, Salt Lake City.

Their children:
  1. Jonah Don born November 4, 1881;
  2. Robert M. born October 21, 1883, married Nellie Williams March 21, 1906;
  3. Ellen Elizabeth born December 30, 1885, married Claud Abbot December 25, 1906;
  4. Emma born December 5, 1887, married Noble Farnsworth March 20, 1907;
  5. William Richard born June 8, 1890, married Belva Johnston July 13, 1910;
  6. James Byron born June 25, 1892;
  7. Baby born April 10, 1897.

Farmer and stockraiser.

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Bircumshaw, Joseph

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Mormon Pioneer of 1865.

(son of William Bircumshaw and Hannah Haslet of Nottingham and Derbyshire, England). Born March 7, 1829, Heanor, Derbyshire. Came to Utah November 5, 1865, Miner G. Atwood oxteam train.

Married:Rosetta Plackett (daughter of Thomas Plackett and Mary Pheasent of Breason, Derbyshire, England, pioneers October 10, 1864, Warren S. Snow company). She was born September 12, 1823.
Their children:
  1. Mary, died;
  2. Thomas born February 1, 1846;
  3. Henry born October 2, 1848, died May 9, 1908;
  4. Mary Ellen born August 13, 1851, married Moses Wilkinson January 11, 1869;
  5. Joseph Hyrum born 1853, died aged 5;
  6. John Willard born January 13, 1856, married Mary Jane White October 23, 1876;
  7. Rosannah born January 15, 1858;
  8. Orson;
  9. Lovenia;
  10. Emily;
  11. Zillah Louisa, all died when children, the last in 1866, being the only one who died in Utah.
Married:Naomi Potraer (Simms) of Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1869. There were no children from this marriage.

High Priest; elder. Built many houses in Salt Lake City, where he died October 3, 1869.

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Bircumshaw, John Willard

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Mormon Pioneer of 1865.

(son of Joseph Bircumshaw and Rosetta Plackett). Born January 13, 1856, Nottingham, England. Came to Utah 1865 with parents.

Married:Mary Jane White October 23, 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of James White and Jane Knight of London, England, pioneers September 26, 1862, James Wareham company). She was born June 22, 1858.
Their children:
  1. Laura born September 27, 1877, married Ephraim M. Mohlman;
  2. Myrtle May born August 16, 1879, married William T. Quinn;
  3. Joseph born November 14, 1881, married Annie O’Brien;
  4. Jennie Rosetta born November 24, 1883, married William M. Gillette;
  5. Willard James born September 30, 1888;
  6. Henry born February 10, 1891;
  7. Albert born December 16, 1893;
  8. Ray born August 31, 1895;
  9. Ruth born October 7, 1901.

Family home Park City, Utah.

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Bird, Benjamin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

Came to Utah 1850, with Milo Andrus company.

His children:
  1. James;
  2. Richard, married Laura ____;
  3. William, married Miss Gully;
  4. Charles, married Mary Ann Kenardy.

Farmer. Lived at Provo, Utah. Died there in 1864.

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Bird, Charles

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Benjamin Bird). Born September 19, 1803, Flanders, Morris county, New Jersey. Came to Utah in 1850.

Married:Mary Ann Kenardy of Barrington, Massachusetts, who was born December 7, 1807.
Their children:
  1. John, married Sarah Freeman, died;
  2. Betsy, married Norman Bliss; married George Hardy; married Kimball;
  3. Henrietta, married Charles Shumway;
  4. Mauda Sahilla, died;
  5. Kelsy;
  6. Bradford K., married Sarah Hill;
  7. Eliza, married Alonzo Merrill;
  8. Charles;
  9. George;
  10. William.

Family home Cottonwood, Utah.

Married:Sarah Dunston in 1865 at Salt Lake City, who was born in 1828.
Their children:
  1. Norman;
  2. Mary Ann.

President Smith’s bodyguard; counselor to Bishop Smoot of Cottonwood ward four years; raised provisions for early settlers. Farmer and merchant; clothier. Died September 29, 1884, Mendon, Utah.

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Bird, Bradford K.

(son of Charles Bird and Mary Ann Kenardy). Born January 26, 1840, in Adams county, Illinois.

Married:Sarah Hill December 1, 1868, Mendon, Utah (daughter of John Hill, pioneer 1850). She was born October 9, 1850.
Their children:
  1. George B. born November 10, 1869, married Meda McCurdy;
  2. John Albert born May 11, 1872, died;
  3. Margaret Lusina born August 29, 1873;
  4. Charles K. born July 3, 1876, died May 31, 1887;
  5. Alexander R. born October 13, 1880.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

High Priest; superintendent Sunday schools of Naples ward six years. Indian war veteran and took part in Echo Canyon trouble; crossed the plains five times with immigrants. Farmer.

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Bird, Charles

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Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

Born in New Jersey. Came to Utah in 1855 from Chemung county, New York, by oxteam.

Married:Amanda Reaves.
Their children:
  1. Richard;
  2. William;
  3. Reaves;
  4. Charles;
  5. Polly;
  6. Amanda.

Farmer. Died at Springville, Utah.

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Bird, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Charles Bird and Amanda Reaves). Born 1806 in Pennsylvania. Came to Utah 1852 with Captain Allred oxteam company.

Married:Jane Carpenter in 1831, Chemung county, New York, who was born in Connecticut 1812 and died May 7, 1892, Lincoln county, Nevada.
Their children:
  1. Taylor Reaves, married Alice Stokes;
  2. Sarah and Amanda, died, the former aged 15;
  3. Marybah, married Lyman Woods;
  4. Jasper, married Ann Starr.

Family resided at Provo and St. George, Utah, and in Nevada.

Bishop at Provo. Farmer and stockraiser. Died June 16, 1879, in St. George.

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Bird, Taylor Reaves

(son of James Bird and Jane Carpenter). Born February 25, 1832, in New York.

Married:Alice Stokes October 26, 1862, St. George, Utah (daughter of Joseph Stokes and Alice Clark of England). She was born January 24, 1838, in England. Came to Utah in 1852, oxteam company.
Their children:
  1. Taylor Reaves, Jr., born August 24, 1863, died June 4, 1864;
  2. Clarence born June 7, 1865, married Charlotte Searle;
  3. Alice born December 17, 1867, married Albert Johnson;
  4. Ida born June 14, 1870, married Thomas Johnson;
  5. Effie born May 27, 1872, married Henry Rhoades;
  6. Rhoda born January 10, 1875, died October 1, 1876;
  7. Eliza Jane born July 13, 1877, married Hyrum Taylor;
  8. Isabell born June 29, 1880, died November 28, 1882.

Family resided St. George, Utah, and Clover Valley, Lincoln county, Nevada.

Indian war veteran; took part in Echo Canyon trouble. Sheriff of Washington County, Utah; justice of peace Clover Valley, Nevada. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Bird, Clarence

(son of Taylor Reaves Bird and Alice Stokes). Born June 7, 1865, at St. George, Utah.

Married:Charlotte Searle (Murray) July 9, 1903, at Vernal, Utah (daughter of Charles D. Searle and Jane Adair of Payson, Utah, oxteam pioneers). She was then the widow of George Q. Murray, whom she married February 2, 1893, at Vernal, and by whom she was the mother of George Orin Murray born November 2, 1893, Elsie Jane born April 1, 1896, Margaret born December 14, 1897. She was born October 29, 1874.

Family home Vernal, Utah. Farmer; fruitgrower and cattleraiser.

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Bird, James

Born May 18, 1811, London, England. Came to Utah November 1850.

Married:Margaret Montgomery.
Their children:
  1. Edmund born August 3, 1847, married Janie Day;
  2. Frederick Montgomery born May 13, 1849, married Helen George.

Family home Salt Lake City. Cabinet maker. Died April 18, 1896.

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Bird, Edmund

(son of James Bird and Margaret Montgomery. Born August 3, 1847, Boston, Massachusetts.

Married:Janie Day November 20, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Day). She was born in Luton, England.
Their children:
  1. Margaret Anna born October 15, 1871
  2. Francis M., born February 27, 1875;
  3. Nellie May born April 15, 1879 [given twice];
  4. Fred Lawrence born August 6, 1881;
  5. Nellie May born February 21, 1884; [Probably named after child who died.]
  6. Cora Lue born May 8, 1885.

Family home Kanosh, Utah.

Carpenter and builder.

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Bishop, Francis M.

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Served in the Union Army in the Civil War. Member Major Powell’s exploring expedition in Colorado Canyon 1871-72.

(son of Delevan D. Bishop and Pamelia Alden of Essex county New York). Born August 2, 1843, in Essex, county New York. Came to Utah August 1870.

Married:Sina Pratt January 24, 1873, Salt Lake City (daughter of Orson Pratt and Delia Ann Bishop, pioneers July 22, 1847). She was born February 25, 1850, and died in 1901.
Their children:
  1. Allie Belle, married Fred Graham;
  2. Bertha, married Victor Christopherson;
  3. Florence, married Orson Truelson;
  4. Alden M., married Georgia Whitehead;
  5. Francis born, died.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Ella Derr February 25, 1902, Salt Lake City (daughter of William H. Derr and Mary Ellen Rogers of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, pioneers September, 1847). She was born October 26, 1869.
Their children:
  1. William DeLancy born September 19, 1903;
  2. Miriam born June 1, 1906;
  3. Virginia P. born January 28, 1908.

Enlisted in Union army July 27, 1861, in 1st Michigan infantry, served five years. Promoted from corporal to sergeant-major, 2d lieutenant and 1st lieutenant. Transferred V. R. C., promoted to captain of Company H, 2d U.S. volunteers. Mustered out November 7, 1865, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Member Major Powell’s exploring expedition in Colorado Canyon 1871-72. Professor natural science in university of Deseret. He, with David McKenzie and T. E. Bailey, started first free-school in Utah. Member 144th quorum seventies; president elders quorum in Waterloo. Member board of education; trustee of 7th school district.

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Bishop, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

(son of John Bishop and Cathrine Evans). Born June 11, 1828, and came to Utah September 26, 1855, Richard Ballantyne company.

Married:Harriet Morris (daughter of John Morris and Maria Linney), who was born in 1839.
Their children:
  1. Harriet Louisa born July 12, 1864, married Samuel K. McMurdie November 13, 1882;
  2. Cathrine M. born December 12, 1865;
  3. William John born March 5, 1867;
  4. James M. born February 10, 1869;
  5. Maria Jane born January 22, 1871;
  6. Robert M. born December 15, 1873;
  7. Emma M. born March 6, 1876, married Joseph Lofthouse December 18, 1897;
  8. Mary Ann born September 18, 1879;
  9. Richard born July 29, 1881, married Maria Tames December 18, 1907.

Family home Paradise, Utah.

High Priest; teacher. Participated in the Echo canyon campaign. Watermaster nine years.

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Bishop, William H.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Sylvanus Bishop, born April 10, 1765, and Rachel Spicer, born July 19, 1775, both at Kinderhook, New York). He was born September 11, 1821, Oswego, New York. Came to Utah in 1848.

Married:Eliza Pratt (daughter of Namiah Pratt and Elizabeth Roberts), who was born in Vermont.
Their children:
  1. Mary Elizabeth born December 18, 1841, married William Duggins;
  2. Vesta Lucetta born May 15, 1843, married Edwin Twitchell February 24, 1860;
  3. William Sylvanus born January 25, 1845, and Joseph Franklin born December 25, 1846, died;
  4. Mahonri M. born November 25, 1848, married Mary Gibbs; married Janette Brunson;
  5. Penelope born September 16, 1850, married Solomon Wixom;
  6. Eliza Eldula born July 28, 1853, married Henry Hobbison;
  7. Nelson Spicer born November 1, 1855, married Annie Melville;
  8. Heber Lafayette born December 15, 1857, married Ella Cahoon; married Mary Bennett;
  9. Savallie born December 31, 1859, married Brigham Melville.

Family home Pisgah, Morgan county, Illinois, previous to 1848.

Married:Malinda Case (daughter of Susan Case).
Their children:
  1. Julia;
  2. Artimus;
  3. Susan.

Colonel in the Black Hawk Indian war. Settled at Salt Lake City; moved to Provo, then to Fillmore; died there August 10, 1884.

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Bitner, Breneman B.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849. Grandfather to Gordon B. Hinkley, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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(son of Abraham Bitner and Ann Barr, of Illinois). Born December 15, 1837, in Washington county, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah in 1849.

Married:Mary Benedict in 1864 at Salt Lake City (daughter of Joshua Benedict and Fidelia Moses, of Connecticut, pioneers, September 12, 1861, Milo Andrus company). She was born August 23, 1846.
Married:Martina M. Halseth April 10, 1866, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter and Martha Halseth of Christiania, Norway; former came to Utah about 1873). She was born August 18, 1847.
Their children:
  1. Breneman H. born June 24, 1867, married Miriam Butler;
  2. Anna born February 20, 1869, married George W. Derr;
  3. Elizabeth M. born November 9, 1871, married Frederick L. Sheets;
  4. Luella born December 7, 1873, married Nephi L. Taylor;
  5. Alice born March 11, 1875, married Wallace C. Castleton;
  6. Susanna born June 23, 1877, married Fredrick L. Morris;
  7. Nettie born October 11, 1879, married Homer Swartwood;
  8. Ardella born October 4, 1881, married Benjamin F. Tibby;
  9. Florence born March 4, 1884, died aged 18;
  10. Roy H. born September 28, 1886, married Erma Felt;
  11. Erma born September 14, 1888, married Edward J. Evans;
  12. Madeline born April 15, 1893.

Family resided Big Cottonwood, Utah.

Married:Sarah A. Osguthorpe January 4, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Osguthorpe and Lydia Roper of Sheffield, England, pioneers fall of 1853, Charles Wilkin company). She was born May 23, 1847.
Their children:
  1. Mary E. born February 21, 1870, married Heber S. Sheets;
  2. Milton O. born January 29, 1872;
  3. Lydia born July 31, 1875, married William S. Romney;
  4. Ada born June 30, 1880, married Bryant S. Hinckley;
  5. Hoffman H. born November 14, 1877, married Nellie Howarth;
  6. Chloe born November 28, 1883, married Ernest W. Evans;
  7. Ella born May 6, 1887.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah, 17th ward.

One of the seven presidents of seventies; missionary to Pennsylvania and Illinois 1871-72; elder; high priest. Deputy assessor Salt Lake county. Farmer and stockraiser. Died April 10, 1909.

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Bitter, Traugott

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Gotthard Bitter, born 1802, Schnakainen, East Prussia, Germany, and Luisa Neuman, born 1801). He was born December 2, 1834, Kreuzburg, East Prussia, Germany). Came to Utah September 20, 1861, Joseph Young company.

Married:Wilhelmina R. Aust September 25, 1859 (daughter of Gottfried Bernhard Aust and Louisa Charlotte Huebner), who was born June 6, 1836, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Martha born August 29, 1860, married Hyrum Ricks April 1, 1880;
  2. William born October 28, 1862, died October 16, 1863;
  3. Joseph born August 24, 1864, married Eliza Erickson March 8, 1888;
  4. Amelia born November 18, 1866;
  5. Albert born November 18, 1868, died July 27, 1870;
  6. George born January 17, 1871, died October 22, 1872;
  7. Richard Alfred born July 15, 1873;
  8. Willard Rudolph born March 3, 1876, died January 6, 1890;
  9. Charles born January 5, 1878, married Printha E. Facer October 15, 1902.

Family home Logan, Utah.

High priest. Carpenter on Salt Lake theater. Moved to St. George in 1862, to Logan in 1864, where he helped build the Logan temple and tabernacle.

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Bitter, Joseph

(son of Traugott Bitter and Wilhelmina R. Aust). Born August 24, 1864, Salt Lake City.

Married:Eliza C. Erickson March 8, 1888 (daughter of Michael Erickson and Mary E. Anderson, married April 2, 1861, Mailing, Aarhuus amt, Denmark). She was born April 23, 1866.
Their children:
  1. Martha Elizabeth born January 6, 1889;
  2. Joseph E. born March 24, 1891;
  3. Veda Wilhelmina born November 7, 1892;
  4. William E. born March 3, 1894;
  5. George E. born January 24, 1896;
  6. Vernon E. born November 29, 1897;
  7. Howard E. born October 4, 1899;
  8. Gladys Eliza born October 23, 1901;
  9. Reed E. born December 27, 1903;
  10. Lee E. born February 12, 1906;
  11. Olive born April 20, 1908;
  12. Vera born June 6, 1911.
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Bjork, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of John Bjork and Catherine Erickson). Born April 6, 1837, Hjo, Sweden. Came to Utah August 19, 1868, John R. Murdock company.

Married:Agusta Gustava Anderson December 29, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of Anders Nielson and Anna Maja Anderson), who was born October 15, 1836.
Only child:
  1. Wilhelmina born September 9, 1869.
Married:Eva C. Anderson August 12, 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter of Anders Erickson and Katherina Anderson, of Sweden). She was born March 31, 1852.
Their children:
  1. Velma born January 5, 1890;
  2. Beatrice born October 18, 1892.

Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Missionary in Sweden six years; high priest. Railroad workman, farmer, stockraiser and fruitgrower.

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