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Information about your Mormon Pioneers, family history and genealogy.

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

Dack, Philip

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Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

(son of William Dack, born 1795. Shipdham, Norfolkshire, England, and Sarah Billham of Swatham, England). He was born June 28, 1837, Shipdham. Came to Utah September 25, 1855, Williams and Jackman freight train.

Married:Cyntha Sildona Maxham May 15, 1859 (daughter of Charles Maxham and Matilda Russell, pioneers August 13, 1852). She was born August 29, 1843.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Matilda born April 16, 1860, married Levi Bown February 1, 1877, died January 1,1884;
  2. Eva Charlotte born January 17, 1862, married John C. Mellor 1880;
  3. Ida Eliza born March 9, 1864, married Almeron A. Dalton 1880, died August 27, 1909;
  4. Philip Asa born December 14, 1865, married Annie Shanks 1886;
  5. Agnes Annie born July 13, 1868, married Luther C. Palmer 1885;
  6. Clarissa Jane born April 19, 1871, married Lafayette Brown 1891;
  7. Cyntha Sildona born January 6, 1873, died December 13, 1880;
  8. Hope Wayne born June 3, 1875, married Henry Roper 1892;
  9. Daisy Dean born June 10, 1878, married Andrew Jensen 1899;
  10. William Charles born May 3, 1881, married Mattle Anderson 1906;
  11. Earl Maxham born May 2, 1886, married Aurania May Myrup 1907.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Took an active part in Echo Canyon and Black Hawk wars.

Warning

Eshhom has a birthdate of June 28, 1837 while his Utah death certificate has a birthdate of June 23 1836.

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Dailey, Milton

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Luther Dailey, born April 27, 1786, and Minerva Townsend, born December 9, 1797). He was born October 14, 1827. Fails township, Luzerne county, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah 1850, Slaughter and Cavett company.

Married:Sarah Jane Wilson 1850 (daughter of Whitford G. and Mary Wilson), who was born December 21, 1830. and died October 22, 1873. She came to Utah 1850 with husband.
Their children:
  1. were three daughters.
Married:Mary Malinda Wilson June 14, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of Henry Hardy Wilson and Frances Kelley), who was born February 6, 1851, Pottawattamie county, Iowa.
Their children:
  1. Marlon Dailey born August 11, 1877;
  2. Wilson, born November 12, 1881, married Ellen L. Benson May 19, 1909;
  3. Milton Luther born November 25, 1884, married Emily Reynolds October 19, 1906;
  4. Ephraim born January 16, 1887.

Settled at Ogden. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Member 38th quorum seventies. Member territorial militia; called to Salmon river to protect settlers from Indians. Resided in Farmington two years; helped settle Dixie and lived there 18 years. Called to preside over Harrisburg ward; superintendent Harrisburg Sunday school. Harrisburg watermaster 12 years. Moved to Arizona, where he resided 13 years, returning to Utah, settled at Paragonah.

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Daley, Phineas

(son of Moses Daley and Almira Barber of New York).

Married:Adaline Grover at Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Grover, pioneer October 3, 1847, and Caroline Whiting, who died 1841). She was born February 10, 1834.
Their children:
  1. Phineas M, married Ellen Oliverson;
  2. Addle, married George Passey;
  3. Serretta, married Warren Sirrine;
  4. Ornetus, married Millicent Babbitt;
  5. Emma, married William Ellsmar.

Family home San Bernardino, California.

Early day freighter. Died at Mesa, Arizona.

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Dall, Henry David

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Mormon Pioneer of 1857.

(son of James Dall and Ann Morris, of England). Born April 22, 1820, Wimpole. Cambridgeshire, England. Came to Utah October 1857, Independent company.

Married:Rebecca Carier, London, England. (daughter of Richard Carier and Mary Ann Parkinson), who was born in Cambridgeshire.
Their children:
  1. Henry David Jr., married Eliza Gold Weech, married Jane Ogden;
  2. William, married Phena Hansen;
  3. Elizabeth Ann, married John Burrison;
  4. Sarah, married Hyrum Weech;
  5. Mary Ann, married Simon Miller;
  6. James, died;
  7. Rebecca, married John Holliday.

Family resided Pleasant Grove and Goshen, Utah.

Married:Fanny Saunders at Salt Lake City (daughter of William Saunders).
Their children:
  1. James, died Infant;
  2. Arthur, married Nettle Paulson;
  3. David, married Lydia Johnson;
  4. Clara and baby sister died.

Family home Goshen, Utah.

President Bishop stafford branch at Hertfordshire, England. Farmer. Died May 8, 1876, Goshen, Utah.

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Dall, Henry David, Jr.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1857.

(son of Henry David Dall and Rebecca Carter). Born December 13, 1839. Cambridgeshire, England. Came to Utah October 1857. Independent company.

Married:Eliza Gold Weech December 25, 1861, Payson, Utah (daughter of Samuel Weech and Elizabeth Gold, latter pioneer 1856). She was born March 3, 1841. and died December 28, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Samuel Henry born 1862, married Mary Jane Collins;
  2. Eliza Elizabeth born December 24, 1863, died Infant.

Family home Goshen, Utah.

Married:Jane Ogden October 9, 1871, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Ogden and Mary Vickers, of Lancashire, England, pioneers September 1868). She was born January 26, 1862.
Their children:
  1. Mary Alice born June 22, 1872, died May 31, 1874;
  2. Eliza Jane born January 29, 1874, married Joseph Nelson;
  3. Sarah Elizabeth born November 13, 1876, married Claude Thurber;
  4. Rebecca Ann born March 11, 1878, married Lehi Ence;
  5. James William born July 23, 1880, died March 11, 1887;
  6. Henry David born October 28, 1882;
  7. Mary Ann born April 15, 1885, died March 7, 1887;
  8. John Thomas born May 23, 1887;
  9. Ethel Geneva born October 2, 1889;
  10. Allie Fern born August 11, 1893;
  11. Pearl born May 2, 1897.

Family home Richfield, Utah.

High priest; bishop’s, counselor Pima, Arizona. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Farmer.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah lists his mothers surname as “Carter” while his Utah death certificate has his mother’s surname as “Carrie”

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Dalley, James

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Came to Utah in the early days.

Married:Emma Wright
Among their children were:
  1. Richard Henry born June 18, 1867, married Mabel Jane Bryant;
  2. Charles R. born November 27, 1873, married Ellen M. Allen.
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Dalley, Richard Henry

(son of James Dailey and Emma Wright). Born June 18, 1867, Summit, Iron county, Utah.

Married:Mabel Jane Bryant at St. George, Utah (daughter of Richard Bryant and Clara Jones, who came to Utah 1880). She was born September 11, 1871, St. Louis, Missouri, and died July 20, 1897. Cedar City, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Myrtle Bryant born August 16, 1891, married Osburne Golightly January 19, 1910;
  2. Clara Bryant born January 24, 1893, married Abel Stevenson May 11, 1910;
  3. Thurza Bryant born February 22, 1895;
  4. Emma Mabel Bryant born June 16, 1897.

Family home Summit and Cedar City, Utah.

Married:Clara Christensen April 19, 1899. Manti, Utah (daughter of Simon Christensen and Bertha Maria Jensen), who was born November 23, 1878, Richfield, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Armorel born January 25, 1900;
  2. Marguerite born April 12, 1902;
  3. Veleta born May 21, 1906.

Family home Summit and Circleville, Utah, and Preston, Idaho.

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Dalley, Charles R.

(son of James Dailey and Emma Wright). Born November 27, 1873.

Married:Ellen M. Allen November 27, 1895. Manti, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Charles Leland born November 13, 1896;
  2. Letha born June 28, 1901;
  3. Marcella born August 18, 1906;
  4. Zelma Helen born April 11, 1908.

Family home Summit, Utah.

Bishop of Summit ward.

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Dallimore, William J.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of George Dallimore and Harriet Harris). Born December 11, 1844, Bath, Somersetshire, England. Came to Utah 1864.

Married:Eliza Caroline Slater December 7, 1866.
Their children:
  1. Emily Davis;
  2. Ida C.;
  3. George W., married Effie Browning;
  4. Julia;
  5. Pearl.
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Dalrymple, Edgar

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Luther Dalrymple and Sally Hammond). Born May 26, 1837. Bolton, Warren county, New York. Came to Utah October 3, 1863, Horton Haight company.

Married:Eliza Theodocia Noble November 10, 1866, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Bates Noble and Mary Adeline Beman, of Bountiful, Utah, pioneers September 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company). She was born August 12, 1847, on plains, 60 miles from Heber Springs.
Their children:
  1. Mary Eliza;
  2. Joseph Edgar;
  3. Artemesia, married Anson Vasco Call;
  4. Erastus Snow;
  5. Theodocia, married William A. C. Keetch;
  6. Parley Noble;
  7. Newell Noble, married Vera Collings.

Family resided Bountiful, Utah, and Wardboro, Idaho.

Bishop’s counselor; superintendent Sunday schools over 20 years. Died June 18, 1907, Paris, Idaho.

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Dalrymple, Joseph Edgar

(son of Edgar Dalrymple and Eliza Theodocia Noble). Born January 12, 1872, Bountiful, Utah.

Elder; missionary to northern states. Farmer. Died July 25, 1902, Wardboro, Idaho.

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Dalrymple, Oscar

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Luther Dalrymple and Sally Hammond). Born August 27, 1846. Bolton, New York. Came to Utah October 3, 1863. Horton Haight company.

Married:Mary M. Potter May 1862 (daughter of Ansel Potter and Kesiah Ward), who was born November 20, 1841.
Their children:
  1. John H. born May 1863, died;
  2. Onila E. born February 12, 1866, married Calvin Booth November 2, 1888;
  3. Calista S. born January 31, 1868, married Serenas Bagley February 1890;
  4. Oscar born April 19, 1871, died;
  5. Arthur B. born May 29, 1874;
  6. Frank L. born February 4, 1880.

Early settler in Cache and Bear Lake valleys. In bishopric Wardboro, Idaho, six years; counselor; president YMMIA.

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Dalton, Mathew William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850. Missionary to Europe, Mexico and four missions in the United States. Captain of territorial militia. Built one of first two houses in Ogden 1850. Made a suggestive map of travels of Nephite nations. Worked three years in Logan temple and did a work for 3,000 persons.

(son of John Dalton and Mary McGovern of Arbroken, East Meath, Ireland). Born January 11, 1829, Madrid, St. Lawrence county, New York. Came to Utah September 6, 1850, Independent company.

Married:Rozilla Whitaker December 6, 1860, Ogden, Utah (daughter of James Whitaker and Malinda Fishel of Council Bluffs, Iowa, pioneers October 8, 1860). She was born December 12, 1830, and died June 3, 1898.
Their children:
  1. James Mathew born October 31, 1851, married Isabella Perry April 5, 1876;
  2. William Albert born June 21, 1853, married Mary Jane Williams February 8, 1876;
  3. Mary Malinda born April 12, 1856, died September 14, 1856;
  4. Rozilla Marilla born December 10, 1856, died October 11, 1870;
  5. John Alma born October 26, 1858, married Elizabeth Cook January 22, 1880;
  6. Jane Emeline born March 19, 1861, married Alma Walter Compton February 26, 1886;
  7. Martha Melissa born May 10, 1862, died July 25, 1880;
  8. Ellen Maria born February 8, 1864, married Alexander Stowell June 1886, died July 14, 1892;
  9. George Alfred born October 12, 1866, died March 31, 1867.

Family home Willard, Utah.

Married:Alice Ophelia Miller September 6, 1868, Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of John and Mary Ann Miller), who was born July 19, 1846, Southampton, England.
Only child:
  1. William Fredrick born April 7, 1870, married Annie Benson December 16, 1902.
Married:Sarah Ann Hymas June 7, 1899, Logan, Utah (daughter of George Hymas and Sarah Ann Carter), who was born August 6, 1859, Hackley, Essex, England.
Their children:
  1. Ada May born May 6, 1900;
  2. Moroni Hymas born February 15, 1903.

President 59th quorum of seventies for 48 years; high priest; missionary to Europe, Mexico and four missions U. S. A. from 1869 to 1891; bishop’s counselor. Justice of peace; delegate to territorial convention one term; captain of territorial militia. Built one of first two houses in Ogden 1850. Author of “Key to this Earth.” Inventor and has secured many patents; carpenter and farmer. The first to illustrate by allegorical decoration the difference between pioneer days and later days in Utah. First to introduce putting in stone ditches or aqueducts to carry water for irrigation. Student of astronomy and inventor of a planetarium system. Made a suggestive map of travels of Nephite nations. Worked three years in Logan temple and did a work for 3,000 persons.

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Dalton, James M.

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Mayor of Willard, Utah for two terms.

(son of Mathew W. Dalton and Rozilla Whittaker). Born October 31, 1851. Ogden, Utah.

Married:Isabella Dock Perry April 5, 1876, at Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Alexander Perry and Marion Shanks of North Willard, Utah, pioneers of October 1856, Charles A. Harper company). She was born March 27, 1857.
Their children:
  1. Marion born January 6, 1876, married John A. Ward September 14, 1898;
  2. Rozilla born January 18, 1878, died May 16, 1881;
  3. Isabella born April 24, 1880;
  4. James M. born November 27, 1882, at Willard, Utah;
  5. Alexander Perry born August 6, 1886;
  6. Robert Dock born November 10, 1887;
  7. William Shanks born July 22, 1890 (in Cassia county, Idaho);
  8. Edella born May 23, 1893;
  9. Myrtle born August 17, 1896;
  10. Howard Linwood born December 24, 1898.

Family resided Willard, Utah, and Cassia county, Idaho.

Elder. Member Willard school board three terms, and city councilman two terms; precinct constable; mayor two terms, and was instrumental in completing waterworks for Willard; also granted franchise to Ogden Rapid Transit company electric lines from Ogden to Brigham City. Farmer, stockraiser and lumberman.

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Daly, John J.

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Elected one of the delegates of the National Republican Convention which nominated Benjamin Harrison for president. Prospector, Minor and Mine president.

(son of James Daly and Mary Moxin of Ireland). Born October 18, 1853, Grundy county, Illinois. Came to Utah 1873.

Married:Eliza M. Benson March 1, 1880. They are the parents of three sons and five daughters, all but one of them living.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Engaged in mining in Montana. In 1871 went to White Pine, Nevada, where he followed the occupation of miner and prospector. About two years later, visited Utah on a prospecting tour, but returned to Nevada. Took part in the Indian troubles in eastern Nevada 1875. Returned to Utah 1876, and became a prospector in the mountains near Park City, locating several claims. General manager Crescent mine; organized Daly Mining Company 1883 and served as its vice-president and general manager until 1888. Took a contract for driving a tunnel of 8,000 feet for the Anchor Mining Company. After completing his contract with the Anchor company, he began the work of developing what subsequently became the Daly West Mine. His struggle in overcoming the many obstacles encountered in the opening up of this great mine, forms one of the most interesting chapters in the history of the famous Park City district, and demonstrates with interest the indomitable pluck and perseverance of John J. Daly. President Daly-Judge Mining Company; pres. Syndicate Inv. Company; interested in many banking institutions; vice-president of the Utah Savings and Trust Company. Elected one of the delegates of the National Republican Convention which nominated Benjamin Harrison for president. In 1889 was appointed member of the Territorial Loan Commission. Member Salt Lake City Council 1890; member Board of Regents University of Deseret; president Alta Club 1898-99; one of the presidential electors 1896. Capitalist.

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Dame, Janvarin Hayes

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Simon Dame and Margrarette Hayes, of Stratford county, New Hampshire). Born May 9, 1808. Came to Utah 1848.

Married:Sophia Andrews 1833, in Hancock county, Illinois. (daughter of Richard Andrews and Sarah Brockway), who was born 1818 in Ohio.
Their children:
  1. Phidelin E. born 1834, married James Farrer;
  2. Laura A. born 1836;
  3. Wesley W. born 1838, married Emma McBride;
  4. Tamson P. born 1840, married Hyrum Roy McBride;
  5. Margarette born 1842;
  6. Simon R. born 1844;
  7. Sarah Elsie born 1846.

Family home Fillmore, Utah.

Farmer and stockraiser. Died December 26, 1885, Meadow, Millard county, Utah.

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Damron, Joseph W.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of John Damron, born 1791 in Missouri, and Sarah Shultz, born 1799, who resided in Missouri and Texas). He was born January 6, 1841, in Missouri. Came to Utah September 13, 1861, Homer Duncan company.

Married:Margaret Phoebe Freeman (daughter of John Freeman and Nancy born Smoot. pioneers 1863, David Lewis company). She was born September 27, 1840, and came to Utah with parents.
Their children:
  1. George A. born April 18, 1863, married Belle G. Erickson;
  2. Joseph W. Jr. born June 9, 1866, married Mary A. Kelly April 8, 1896;
  3. Milton W. born April 1, 1868, married Amy Lytle;
  4. Jemima C. born August 13, 1870, married J. J. Barren;
  5. Charles S. and Sarah E. born September 10, 1872;
  6. William R. born April 18, 1874, married Orena Duggins;
  7. Arthur J. born August 29, 187, married Eudora Bishop
  8. Luella B. born October 13, 1878, married Oscar Warnick;
  9. Lizzie M. born May 3, 1881, married E. J. Whicker.

Family resided Kanosh and Deseret, Utah.

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Damron, Joseph W., Jr.

(son of Joseph W. Damron and Margaret P. Freeman). Born June 9, 1866, Lower Kanosh, now Hatton, Utah.

Married:Mary Abiah Kelly April 8, 1896, Salt Lake City (daughter of Virgil Kelly and Amanda Barron), who was born November 2, 1873, Panaca, Nevada.
Their children:
  1. Norma V. born February 14, 1897;
  2. Mary Lucile born December 1, 1898;
  3. Joseph Ladd born January 9, 1900;
  4. Marguerite born November 7, 1901;
  5. William Aileen born December 1, 1905;
  6. Virgilia born March 28, 1911;
  7. Ruth Lapriel born November 28, 1912.

Family resided Kanosh and Deseret, Utah.

Missionary to Society Islands October 1891 to June 1896. Manager Kanosh Co-op. October 1886 to October 1891. Sunday school superintendent December 1897 to June 1908; bishop of Deseret ward, Millard stake, 1908-12.

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Dana, Charles Root

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Crane operator during construction of Nauvoo temple. Mormon Pioneer of 1849. Served as Utah territorial legislator, 1852.

Born November 8, 1802, in New York Came to Utah 1849.

Married:Jane Cully 1856 at Salt Lake City (daughter of Benjamin and Mary Ann Cully), who was born January 2, 1834.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth born August 18, 1868, married C. O. Rudd June 16, 1884;
  2. Joseph B. born November 24, 1860, married Maggie L. Summers
  3. Chauncey R. born December 2, 1863, married Nellie Clark;
  4. Hattie born May 16, 1865, married A. A. Bright.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Missionary to England. Member first territorial legislature 1851. Died August 7, 1868.

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Dana, Joseph B.

(son of Charles Root Dana and Jane Cully). Born November 24, 1860, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Maggie L. Summers February 24, 1892 (daughter of Stephen J. and Sarah Twig Summers), who was born August 19, 1870.
Their child:
  1. Joseph Bertrand born August 1, 1903.

Member Ogden city council 1908-12. Gardener.

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Dangerfield, Jabez

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Thomas Dangerfield and Caroline Buckwell, of London, England). Born November 12, 1840, at London. Came to Utah September 1, 1859, Horton D. Haight company.

Married:Mary Ann James December 23, 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of William James and Jane Haines, of Pinvin, Worcestershire, England, pioneers November 9, 1856, James G. Willie handcart company). She was born December 16, 1844.
Their children:
  1. Annie Louvina, married George Busby;
  2. Jabez William, married Alice Dixon;
  3. Martha Mae;
  4. Mary Etola, married Parley Dixon;
  5. George Earnest, married Maud Ward.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Elizabeth Morris at Salt Lake City (daughter of Charles Morris of England).
Their children:
  1. Robert Wallace;
  2. Abraham Clarence;
  3. Ethel, married Earl Duke;
  4. Moroni Alma.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 67th quorum seventies; high priest. Plasterer; gardener.

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Daniels, Daniel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

Born August 9, 1807, Caermarthenshire, South Wales. Came to Utah October 27, 1849, George A. Smith company.

Married:Mary Jeremy, who was born 1796 and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Thomas Daniels born January 18, 1831, married Mary Davis;
  2. David Daniels, married Hannah Thomas.

Family resided Salt Lake City and Brigham, Utah, and Malad, Idaho.

President Malad Co-op, 1869-79; bishop of Malad ward 1866-77; missionary to South Wales four years. Assisted in building first bridges and wagon roads in Malad valley.

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Daniels, Thomas

(son of Daniel Daniels and Mary Jeremy). Born January 18, 1831, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

Married:Mary Davis May 20, 1852. Salt Lake City (daughter of Daniel and Mary Davis), who was born December 22, 1832, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.
Their children:
  1. Mary Jane born August 16, 1853, married William H. Jones;
  2. Thomas D, married August 28, 1866, married Sarah Dives;
  3. Daniel M. born December 20, 1856, married Mary Jones, married Catherine Owens;
  4. David M. born March 26, 1859, married Gertrude Dives;
  5. Sarah Ann born April 29, 1861, married Jedediah Jones;
  6. John M. born April 21, 1863, married Martha Richards;
  7. Joseph D. born April 13, 1866, died.

Family home Malad, Idaho.

Married:Jennett Thomas 1867, Brigham, Utah (daughter of William H. Thomas and Ann Williams, pioneers with Joseph Young company). She was born May 26, 1837, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.
Their children:
  1. Jennett Maria born December 12, 1868, married Thomas E. Price;
  2. Elvia born February 12, 1870, married Lorenzo Griffiths;
  3. Catherine born February 22, 1872, died;
  4. Henry born August 17, 1873, married Elizabeth Williams;
  5. George born July 23, 1876, married Mary Bolingbroke;
  6. Theodore born February 21, 1877, died;
  7. Dora born February 21, 1877, died;
  8. Ann Eliza born April 19, 1882, married John S. Williams.

Family home Brigham, Utah, and Malad, Idaho. Chairman board of county commissioners, Oneida county, Idaho; member Malad school board.

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Daniels, Daniel M.

(son of Thomas Daniels and Mary Davis). Born December 20, 1856, Brigham, Utah.

Married:
  1. Ellen Jones March 1883, who died 1884.
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Catherine Owens (daughter of John E. Owens and Mary Thomas, pioneers 1853). She was born December 27, 1868, Malad, Idaho.

Their children:
  1. Mary D. born February 27, 1887, married Thomas R. Williams;
  2. Daniel O. born January 1, 1889;
  3. Leroy O. born November 10, 1890;
  4. Catherine E. born September 10, 1892;
  5. Luther O. born November 1, 1894;
  6. Flora Bell born January 20, 1896;
  7. Russell born April 7, 1899;
  8. Lenna O., twin, born September 4, 1902;
  9. Lona O., twin, born September 4, 1902;
  10. Pearl O. born August 13, 1908;
  11. Sarah Fern born November 26, 1911.

Settled in Malad 1865. High councilor Malad stake. Oneida county commissioner two years; member Malad city council.

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Daniels, David Moroni

(son of Thomas Daniels and Mary Davis). Born March 26, 1859, Brigham, Utah.

Married:Gertrude Dives April 10, 1880 (daughter of Verulam Dives and Janette Thomas, pioneers 1853), who was born at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Walter born March 11, 1881, married Alice Thews;
  2. David born April 13, 1883, married Amelia Davis;
  3. Mary Pearl born November 10, 1884, married John Tuttle;
  4. Eli born January 20, 1886;
  5. Anna born April 19, 1888, married Bert Eliason;
  6. Jannette born August 27, 1893;
  7. Sarah Mabel born October 11, 1897;
  8. Oscar LaMar born October 15, 1905.

Family home Malad, Idaho.

Settled at Malad in 1865. Cattle raiser in Southern Idaho.

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Daniels, James E.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of James Daniels and Elizabeth Salthouse of Manchester, England). Born February 9, 1825, at Manchester. Came to Utah 1850.

Married:Elizabeth Jane Jones, whose parents came to Utah 1850.
Their children:
  1. La Prele, married A. L. Towle;
  2. Eliza Luella, married John R. Twelves;
  3. James Edward, married Emma M. Spafford;
  4. Ida, dead;
  5. Joseph Ephraim, married Lillian Spafford, married Hannah Billings, married Amelia Gallacher;
  6. Emma Isabella, died.
Married:Marilla L. Miller (widow William Miller), June 13, 1878, Manti, Utah (daughter of Aaron Johnson and Polly Zerviah Kelsey of Nauvoo, Illinois, pioneers September 1850). She was born October 12, 1830.

Family resided Prove, Utah.

Patriarch; stake chorister. County recorder and clerk; assessor. Cabinet maker. Died June 16, 1902.

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Danielson, Herman Hans

(son of Daniel Rasmussen born December 15, 1807, at Bogelund, and Anna Maria Hendrickson, born December 17, 1822, at Wenslow, Denmark). He was born August 3, 1862, at Bogelund. Came to Utah July 20, 1878.

Married:Clara Jemima Kerr November 21, 1889 (daughter of Robert Meriam Kerr, pioneer 1858, and Nance Jane Rawllns, pioneer October 19, 1848, Amasa M. Lyman company, married January 1, 1860, Draper, Utah). She was born June 6, 1868.
Their children:
  1. Herman Kerr born August 30, 1890;
  2. Clara Maria born February 10, 1892;
  3. Esther born October 26, 1893, Myrtle born January 13, 1896;
  4. Vivian born April 19, J898;
  5. Lena born April 9, 1902;
  6. Ina born September 16, 1908.

School trustee Lewiston, Utah, seven years. YMMIA counselor and also librarian six years; Sunday school teacher seven years; assistant Sunday school superintendent; missionary to Scandinavia 1903-05; second counselor to President Skidmore, high priests quorum Benson stake; president YMMIA 1905-07; bishop second ward Lewiston.

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Dansie, Robert

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of James Dansie, born 1790, and Sarah Cheney, both of Boxford, England; married 1811). He was born February 5, 1825, at Boxford. Came to Utah October 6, 1862, Ansel T. Harmon company.

Married:Charlotte Rudland April 8, 1849, Newton, Suffolk, England. (daughter of William Rudland and Mary Reason Hatch of Newton).
Their children:
  1. Robert, Jr., born 1850, married Rosena Silcock, 1875, married Paulina Silcock 1880, married Christinia Madsen 1882;
  2. Alfred John born 1852, married Martha Ann Wright;
  3. Charles N. born 1855, married Mary Crump, married Nina Silcock;
  4. Sarah Ann born 1867, married James S. Crane;
  5. William Heber born July 18, 1860, married Eliza Jane Wright.

Family home Herriman, Utah.

Married:Jane Wilcox, Salt Lake City (daughter of John and Melissa Wilcox; latter came to Utah 1869). She was born August 24, 1836, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.
Their children:
  1. James W. born 1863, married Alice Smith December 28, 1885;
  2. George Henry born January 31, 1866, married Sarah Anna E. England;
  3. Francis Hyrum born 1867, married Eliza Evans 1892;
  4. Benjamin W. born 1868, married Katie Taylor 1893;
  5. Isabella J. born 1869, married Zachariah Butterfield 1897;
  6. Charlotte L. born 1871, married John Wheeler 1897;
  7. Ada Amelia born 1873, married George Webster 1893;
  8. Alma Helaman born 1876, married Agnes Kuntz 1909.

Member 93d quorum seventies; missionary to England 1877; bishop of Herriman ward. Road supervisor. Farmer and stockraiser. Died October 12, 1896, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Dansie Robert, Jr.

(son of Robert Dansie and Charlotte Rudland). Born May 5, 1850. Boxford, England. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Rosena Silcock March, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of Nicolas T. Silcock and Jane Heath of South Jordan, Utah, pioneers October 13, 1850, Edward Hunter company). She was born January 27, 1866.
Their children:
  1. Charlotte J. born April 2, 1876, married David Shelley;
  2. Robert M., died.
Married:Paulina Silcock September, 1880, Salt Lake City (daughter of Nicholas T. Silcock and Jane Heath), who was born October 4, 1862.
Their children:
  1. Nicholas born September 6, 1881, and Rosena Harriet born October 7, 1883, died;
  2. Annie Louise born September 29, 1885;
  3. Mahonri M. born September 1, 1887;
  4. Charles A. born April 1, 1889, and Edna Pearl born November 20, 1890, died;
  5. Electa H. born December 21, 1891;
  6. Mary Isabell born August 2, 1894, died;
  7. Chauncy M. born November 7, 1896;
  8. Roberta born August 7, 1899;
  9. Percy J. born November 26, 1901;
  10. Ida P. born September 26, 1906.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Christiania Madsen 1882, Salt Lake City, who was born September, 1861.
Their children:
  1. James H. born March 12, 1886;
  2. Joseph H. born March 23, 1893;
  3. Ingra M. born November 2, 1894;
  4. Elsie born 1896.

Family home Riverton, Utah.

Seventy. Constable Salt Lake City three years. Stockraiser.

Sources:

Dansie, William Heber

(son of Robert Dansie and Charlotte Rudland). Born July 18, 1860, Boxford, England. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Eliza Jane Wright September 8, 1881, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Wright and Ann Tanner of Lakepoint, Utah), who was born April 29, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Emma Jane born October 9, 1882, married Christen Lovendahl;
  2. William Heber, Jr., born June 27, 1885, married Jennie Goates;
  3. Charlotte Mary born June 30, 1887;
  4. Eva Isabell born October 7, 1889;
  5. Lenora Ada born December 28, 1891, married William Codell;
  6. Leroy Samuel born July 8, 1894;
  7. Robert Erva born March 18, 1896;
  8. Olive May born May 30, 1898;
  9. Archie Robison born March 21, 1902;
  10. Eliza Lillian born October 28, 1904;
  11. Leslie Earl born May 25, 1910.

Family home Riverton, Utah.

Elder. Laborer.

Sources:

Dansie, William Heber, Jr.

(son of William Heber Dansie and Eliza Jane Wright). Born June 27, 1885, Riverton, Utah.

Married:Jennie Goates February 18, 1913, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Goates and Rose Munns of Lehi, Utah), who was born May 15, 1885.

Seventy. Engineer.

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Dansie, George Henry

(son of Robert Dansie and Jane Wilcox). Born January 31, 1866, Bingham Canyon, Utah.

Married:Sarah Ann E. England September 20, 1893, Salt Lake City (daughter of William England and Eliza Seamons, pioneers September 13, 1861, Homer Duncan company). She was born December 16, 1867, Hyde Park, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Ivy Jane born August 27, 1894;
  2. Roseanna Eliza born December 6, 1896;
  3. Inez Elizabeth born October 21, 1899;
  4. Rulon George born March 18, 1901;
  5. Marvin England born December 14, 1902;
  6. Lorin Jesse born November 24, 1906, died April 9, 1908;
  7. Connie Leora born October 31, 1907;
  8. Elvoy Henry born January 31, 1910.

Family home Riverton, Utah.

President 94th quorum seventies; missionary to England 1896-98; first assistant Sunday school superintendent. Justice of peace. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Davenport, Edward Hathaway

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Jeremiah Davenport and Alice Hathaway of Rhode Island). Born September 20, 1822, in Rhode Island. Came to Utah 1861.

Married:Clarissa Crapo August 10, 1848 (daughter of Joseph George Crapo and Mary Collins), who was born August 10, 1828, and came to Utah 1852.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Crapo born August 6, 1849, married Charlotte E. Sperry February 6, 1871;
  2. Jeremiah Franklin born June 17, 1853, married Helen Badger Remington November 2, 1874;
  3. John Edward born October 13, 1856, married Albatena Christensen September 11, 1890;
  4. James Albert born June 1, 1857, died;
  5. William E. born March 4, 1869, married Alzina Hendrickson July 15, 1900;
  6. Mary Alice born April 4, 1861, married Thomas J. Pearce November 10, 1881;
  7. Marcus M. born October 24, 1863, married Maggie M. Christenson February 6, 1900;
  8. Eudora A. born April 9, 1866, married Jesse Frank Short January 1, 1884;
  9. Charles R. born April 9, 1868, died;
  10. Warren E. born May 19, 1871, married Marentena Hendrickson March 6, 1900.

Family resided Draper and Paradise, Utah.

Sources:

Davenport, Jeremiah Franklin

(son of Edward Hathaway Davenport and Clarissa Crapo). Born June 17, 1853, Salt Lake City.

Married:Helen Badger Remington November 2, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jerome Remington, pioneer 1860, and Lydia Badger, pioneer 1861, Captain Duston company). She was born December 13, 1867, at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Helen R. born December 16, 1875, married Frederick Newby September 5, 1899;
  2. Franklin R. born July 16, 1878, married Kate Naomi Lufkin October 3, 1901;
  3. Emory R. born May 26, 1880, married Nellie Larsen December 4, 1901;
  4. Marion R. born October 24, 1881, died November 25, 1885;
  5. Ona R. born September 22, 1883, married Lucile Barber May 25, 1903;
  6. Earl R. born March 4, 1886, married Tillie Franzen;
  7. May R. born February 28, 1888;
  8. Beryl R. born September 18, 1889, died;
  9. Vernon R. born April 14, 1892;
  10. Clarice R. born September 19, 1894;
  11. Marie R. born June 23, 1896;
  12. Lois R. born December 21, 1898;
  13. Fay R. born April 19, 1908.

Family resided Paradise and Logan, Utah.

Elder. Pioneer to Oregon. Minuteman and Indian fighter. Built first irrigation canal on Egin bench, Idaho. Moved to Hood River, Oregon, 1891; there he organized an irrigation company and built canals. Lumberman.

Sources:

Davenport, Franklin Remington

(son of Jeremiah Franklin Davenport and Helen Badger Remington). Born July 16, 1878, Paradise, Utah.

Married:Kate Naomi Lufkin October 3, 1901. Logan, Utah (daughter of George W. Lufkin and Martha Ann Townsend. pioneers October, 1862). She was born January 3, 1880, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Franklin Lufkin born October 31, 1902;
  2. Dorothy Lufkin born August 14, 1904;
  3. Hazel Lufkin born July 1, 1906;
  4. Violet Lufkin born March 31, 1908;
  5. Kenneth Lufkin born April 21, 1910.

Family resided Logan and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Seventy; missionary to northwestern states. Bookkeeper and cashier.

Sources:

Davenport, James N.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of James Davenport and Almira Phelps). Born August 14, 1814, Walnut Grove, Illinois. Came to Utah 1848.

Married:Margaret J. Petty February 3, 1865. Salt Lake City (daughter of Robert C. Petty and Margaret J. “Wells of Richmond, Utah, pioneers 1849). She was born September 13, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Martha J., married Albert Heath;
  2. John W., married Mamie Heath;
  3. Minnie A., married A. L. Shaw;
  4. Lewis A.;
  5. Susie Valentine;
  6. Thomas P., married Nettie Skiles;
  7. Alvin L., married Grace Paul.

Family home Richmond, Utah.

Farmer. Died July 10, 1902.

Sources:

David, Morgan

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Thomas and Mary David, of Llanelly, Caermarthenshire, South Wales). Born March 3, 1804, at Llanelly. Came to Utah September 19, 1852, William Morgan company.

Married:Elizabeth Bowen (daughter of William Bowen), who was born October 23, 1803 and died of cholera at St. Louis.
Their children:
  1. Mary, born January 24, 1825, married David Bowen;
  2. Elizabeth, born July 7, 1830, married William Thomas;
  3. Ann born April 16, 1833, married William Warner;
  4. Hannah, born March 3, 1837, married Morgan Hughes;
  5. Emma, born August 9, 1839, married Alfred Reece;
  6. Rachel, born March 3, 1842, married George Chambers.

Family home Palmyra and Spanish Fork, Utah.

Sources:

Davies, Morgan

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Thomas and Gwenllian Davies of Wales). Born May 10, 1847, in Wales. Came to Utah 1853.

Married:Annie Keep March 1, 1865, Lehi, Utah (daughter of James Joseph Keep and Anne Miller of that place, pioneers 1852). She was born April 26, 1837.
Their children:
  1. Thomas James, married Alice Earl;
  2. Edward, married Lillian Diamond;
  3. Lucy L, married Joseph T. Harris;
  4. Daniel William, died;
  5. Morgan Alford, married Louise Walsh;
  6. Gwenllian, married Frank A. Sange.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High priest. Contractor.

Sources:

Davies, T. J.

(son of Morgan Davies and Anne Keep). Born September 5, 1866, Salt Lake City.

Married:Alice Earl December 18, 1889 (daughter of Jonathan Earl and Jane Wright of Salt Lake City, pioneers August 7, 1852). She was born July 8, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Rosella born November 7, 1890;
  2. Thomas Jesse born April 7, 1892;
  3. Morgan Joseph born December 6, 1893;
  4. Viola May born October 6, 1895;
  5. Earl Jay born February 25, 1897;
  6. Alice Jane born February 19, 1900;
  7. Paul J. born August 15, 1902;
  8. Daniel Jones born November 26, 1904;
  9. Frank Joel born March 15, 1908;
  10. Ruth born October 14, 1910.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High Priest; second counselor in bishopric 10th ward. Salt Lake City. Contractor.

Sources:

Davis, Alexander G.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Isaac Davis and Sara Saulsbury of New York state). Born December 16, 1828, Holloman, Canada. Came to Utah September, 1852, Captain Stewart oxteam company.

Married:Emily Frances Oliver December 8, 1861, Payson, Utah (daughter of Harrison Oliver and Hannah Martin of Louisville, Kentucky, pioneers September, 1850, Perrigrine Sessions company). She was born January 10, 1843.
Their children:
  1. Alexander born October 3, 1862, married Mary Merrill;
  2. William Edward born September 30, 1864, married Eveline Judd;
  3. Levi Alonzo born May 17, 1866, married Mary Brunette Niles;
  4. Sarah Melissa born April 26, 1868, married Walter E. Price;
  5. George Willard born March 1, 1870, married Eliza Luella Gentry;
  6. Clarissa Calista born December 28, 1874, died aged two months;
  7. Amy T. born October 30, 1876, married Levi Barton;
  8. Luther Llewellyn born February 8, 1878, married Catherine Davis;
  9. Isaac Harrison born January 15, 1880, married Elnora Wiseman;
  10. Lydia Elder born May 21, 1882, married Van Oscar Fullmer.

Family resided Payson, Summit City Creek, Monroe and now at Spring Glen, Utah.

Elder. Veteran Echo Canyon and Black Hawk wars. Farmer.

Sources:

Davis, Alexander

(son of Alexander G. Davis and Emily Francis Oliver). Born October 3, 1862, Payson, Utah.

Married:Mary Morrill June 6, 1883, Circleville, Piute County, Utah (daughter of Laban Morrill and Lydia Davis of Junction, Utah), who was born May 31, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Melissa born March 3, 1884, married John Jensen;
  2. Alonzo Alexander born November 16, 1886;
  3. Bert born January 11, 1888;
  4. Bertha born August 7, 1890, married Nels Jensen;
  5. Vard born November 27, 1892;
  6. Lydia Cassie born September 21, 1894;
  7. Delma born April 16, 1897;
  8. Emma Frances born April 5, 1900;
  9. Arnold born March 27, 1903;
  10. John Clarence born August 6, 1909.

Family home Junction, Piute County, and Dry Gulch, Uinta County, Utah.

Farmer; carpenter.

Sources:

Davis, Caleb Hersey

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Caleb Hersey Davis and Trifena Atherton). Born March 22, 1839, in New York state. Came to Utah September 12, 1850, Thomas Johnson company.

Married:Hannah Strong December 6, 1862, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Strong), who came to Utah 1855.
Their children:
  1. Hannah Trifena born September 6, 1863, married J. H. Hales September 22, 1886;
  2. Agnes E. born September 4, 1866, married Morgan D. Evans August 1, 1888;
  3. Hersey John born April 12, 1868, married Margret Bunnell June, 1893;
  4. Sophia Strong born November 6, 1871, married James Evans March 6, 1900;
  5. Mary born April 16, 1873, married Stephen Hales March 2, 1898;
  6. Annie Marilla born July 8, 1875, married J. M. Brown June 26, 1901;
  7. Caleb Miles born August 16, 1877, married Mina Penrod August 16, 1902;
  8. Julia Strong born September 20, 1880, married E. R. Kirkman February 16, 1906;
  9. Zella Strong born March 26, 1883, married A. C. Miner August 24, 1904.
Sources:

Davis, Charles A.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of James Davis born October 6, 1786 and Myranda Jones born November 16, 1784, both at Princeton, Massachusetts). He was born October 13, 1810, at Princeton. Came to Utah 1849.

Married:Ruth Kennan April 11, 1839 (daughter of Andrew Kennan, Jr., and Ruth Parminter), who was born October 13, 1821.
Their children:
  1. Emily born June 9, 1840, married William Munro September 9, 1858;
  2. Charles E. born September 5, 1842;
  3. Andrew A. born September 10, 1845;
  4. Warren Edgar born June 13, 1848, married Almira Stoker December 18, 1871;
  5. Lydia Ann born January 7, 1851;
  6. Sarah H. born March 6, 1852;
  7. Mary M. born June 23, 1854, married Isaac Losee September 8, 1873;
  8. Ruth E. born December 23, 1866, married John H. Hayes April 28, 1873;
  9. Lucretia R. C. born January 29, 1859, married Moses Beckstead July 29, 1878;
  10. Elijah D. A. born December 16, 1861, married Caroline M. Holm January 16, 1882;
  11. Amelia T. born May 4, 1863, married William Adamson November 15, 1878;
  12. John G. born June 22, 1867, married Alice McDaniels.

Family resided Little Cottonwood, Palmyra and Spanish Fork, Utah.

High priest. Postmaster at Spanish Fork 25 years.

Sources:

Davis, Warren Edgar

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Charles A. Davis and Ruth Kennan). Born June 13, 1848, in Iowa. Came to Utah 1849 with parents.

Married:Almira Stoker December 18, 1871, at Salt Lake City (daughter of William Stoker and Almira Winegar, pioneers 1852, Isaac Stewart company). She was born August 1, 1855 Palmyra, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Warren Edgar born October 26, 1872, married Barbara E. Mooney December 8, 1892;
  2. William C. born November 27, 1874;
  3. Sarah A. born January 29, 1877;
  4. John S. born February 24, 1879, married Mary Beck January 18, 1899;
  5. James A. born October 31, 1881, married Vera Lund December 12, 1906;
  6. Ida M. born June 11, 1884, married Clarence Hardman February 22, 1907;
  7. Ruth E. born December 18, 1886, married Mitchell Beck December 6, 1905;
  8. Archie D. born August 29, 1889, married Sarah J. Clyde October 27, 1909.

Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

High priest. Deputy county road supervisor. Director in Spanish Fork Creamery company; also in Spanish Fork Co-op.

Sources:

Davis, Warren Edgar Jr.

(son of Warren Edgar Davis and Almira Stoker). Born October 26, 1872, at Spanish Fork, Utah.

Married:Barbara E. Mooney December 8, 1892 (daughter of James Mooney and Mary McLean), who was born October 28, 1872, Rome, Georgia.
Their children:
  1. Warren Edgar and Barbara born February 20, 1896;
  2. James A. born January 23, 1897;
  3. Daniel J. born December 24, 1897;
  4. Erton R. born June 21, 1900;
  5. Ora born October 16, 1902;
  6. Ruth born February 8, 1904;
  7. Mary E. born March 30, 1906;
  8. Otto L. born April 10, 1908.

Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Sources:

Davis, David W.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1865.

(son of William and Mary Davis). Born March 28, 1828, Hairwin, Brecknockshire, South Wales. Came to Utah 1865.

Married:Charlotte Notte Jeremy July 18, 1853, at Aberdare, Wales (daughter of Evan Jeremy and Eleanor Davis, married January 15, 1822, Llanuwchllyn, Wales). She was born December 10, 1828.
Their children:
  1. David Peter;
  2. Mary Ann;
  3. Ellen Jane;
  4. Hannah;
  5. William Gomer;
  6. George;
  7. Charlotte Notte.

Family home Provo and Logan, Utah, and Malad, Idaho.

Farmer. Died October 20, 1907.

Sources:

Davis, William G.

(son of David W. Davis and Charlotte Notte Jeremy). Born June 14, 1865, at Logan.

Married:Margaret A. Hawkins May 20, 1890, at Logan (daughter of William E. Hawkins, pioneer 1853, and Margaret Thomas, born 1854 in Farmington, Utah). She was born November 25, 1873, Samaria, Idaho.
Their children:
  1. William Ray;
  2. Eva;
  3. Pearl;
  4. Rulon H.;
  5. Lyman H., died;
  6. Margret;
  7. Seldon H.

Family resided Logan, Utah, Burley and Malad, Idaho.

Missionary to England 1906-08; 1st counselor to Bishop L. W. Robbins at Burley. Founder, president and manager of Burley opera house.

Sources:

Davis, Edward William

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of William Davis of Wales). Born February 1, 1794, at London. Came to Utah September 3, 1852, A. O. Smoot company.

Married:Sarah Drabble January 13, 1822, at London (daughter of Joshua Drabble and Hannah Goods of that place). Came to Utah with husband. She was born January 16, 1802. at London and died October 29, 1876.
Their children:
  1. Samuel;
  2. Edward William born November 18, 1826, married Sarah Elizabeth Hyder; married Jemima Nightingale;
  3. Lydia, married George B. Wallace;
  4. Martha, married George B. Wallace;
  5. Hannah, married George B. Wallace;
  6. Josiah.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Silk and cloth weaver. Died October 1, 1878.

Sources:

Davis, Edward William, Jr.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of Edward William Davis and Sarah Drabble), born November 18, 1826. at London. Came to Utah October 15, 1851, Orson Pratt company.

Married:Sarah Elizabeth Hyder April 22, 1852. at Salt Lake City (daughter of Richard Hugh Hyder and Sarah Jarrold of London, who came to Utah 1851, Orson Pratt company). She was born March 15, 1829, at London.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Ann born January 18, 1853, married William Heber Pitt;
  2. Heber Hyder born November 16, 1854, married Martha Ann Webster Twitchell; married Sarah Ann Tall;
  3. Willard Hyder born March 6, 1857, died August 29, 1878;
  4. Edward Hyder born March 23, 1860, married Rene Brown; married Amy Ball;
  5. Martha Hyder born January 18, 1862, died September 14, 1863;
  6. Charlotte Isabella born March 17, 1865;
  7. Hannah Hyder born January 28, 1867, married W. D. Bowering;
  8. Alma born December 20, 1869, married Sophia Holmes;
  9. Thomas Stafford born February 18, 1872, married Olive Van Cott.
Married:Jemima Nightingale February 26, 1857, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Nightingale and Jane Archer of Stafford, near Manchester, England, pioneers November 30, 1856, with Martin handcart company). She was born November 19, 1834; died July 4, 1885.
Their children:
  1. Jane Nightingale born January 3, 1868, married George Careless;
  2. Joseph N. born August 18, 1860, died July 23, 1910;
  3. Franklin N. born September 6, 1862, died;
  4. John N. born October 19, 1864, married Minnie Jasperson;
  5. Allice N. born December 23, 1866, died;
  6. Kate N. born August 23, 1871, married George Lloyd;
  7. William N. born April 21, 1873, married Nora Groo;
  8. Mary N. born December 16, 1874, died February 22, 1876.

Families resided at Salt Lake City.

Became president elders quorum October 9, 1874, and president 1st quorum; clerk of 17th ward Salt Lake City in 1855-96 at reorganization of Salt Lake City stakes; missionary to Arizona 1873; captain in the Nauvoo Legion. Major Utah militia; took part in Indian wars and Johnston’s army trouble. Carpenter and builder. Died September 10, 1896, at Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sources:

Davis, Heber Hyder

(son of Edward William Davis and Sarah Elizabeth Hyder), born November 16, 1854 at Salt Lake City.

Married:Martha Ann Webster Twitchell February 28, 1877, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Luther Twitchell of Dublin, New Hampshire, and Elizabeth W. Woodville Hovey, Cambridgeport, Massachusetts). She was born December 30, 1858, at Salt Lake City and died April 27, 1903.
Their children:
  1. Mattie Orpha born September 19, 1886, died same day;
  2. Inez Twitchell born October 30, 1887, married Gustave H. Schuster;
  3. Myrtle born February 3, 1889, died April 26, 1897;
  4. Sarepta born April 7, 1903, died December 6, 1903.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Sarah Ann Tall June 15, 1904, at Salt Lake City (daughter of George Tall and Elizabeth Ormond, former a pioneer September, 1853, Jacob Gates company, latter September 19, 1852, Captain Outhouse company). She was born September 13, 1868. No children.

Seventy; missionary to Great Britain 1899-1901; Salt Lake City sexton 1904-05. Carpenter and builder.

Sources:

Davis, John N.

(son of Edward William Davis, Jr., and Jemima Nightingale). Born October 19, 1864, at Salt Lake City.

Married:Minnie Jasperson, February 1, 1893, Manti, Utah (daughter of Lars C. and Augusta V. Jasperson of Heber, Utah), who was born July 12, 1866, and came to Utah 1874.
Their children:
  1. Harold Edward born November 3, 1893;
  2. John Clive born April 18, 1895;
  3. Paul Jasperson born April 25, 1898;
  4. Jemima born February 14, 1900;
  5. Elfreda Augusta born September 12, 1901;
  6. Marie Nightingale born May 15, 1903;
  7. Melbe born January 31, 1905, died;
  8. Carl Garrett born March 8, 1906;
  9. George Careless born June 28, 1907;
  10. William Lawrence born December 6, 1908.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to northern states 1896-97; presided over Indiana conference; bishop Vernal ward July 24, 1898-1910. Member Utah house of representatives 1906-10. Interested in livestock, farming, mercantile and banking enterprises; secretary and director Bank of Vernal.

Sources:

Davis, Edwin Albert

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

Born in Iowa. Came to Utah 1859.

Married:Mary E. Walker 1857, Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of John Walker and Lydia Holms of Iowa, pioneers 1859), who was born February 11, 1840.
Their children:
  1. Benoni born 1858, married Mary Parson April, 1878;
  2. Charles H. born June 23, 1860, married Lizzie Rogers 1885.

Family home Farmington, Utah.

Sources:

Davis, Charles H.

(son of Edwin Albert Davis and Mary E. Walker). Born June 23, 1860, Farmington, Utah.

Married:Lizzie W. Rogers April 1, 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter of William Rogers and Cathrine Walker pioneers 1847), who was born March 22, 1864, Ruby Valley, Nevada.
Their children:
  1. Charles Edwin born February 24, 1886;
  2. Mary Edna born September 29, 1888, married Charles Robinett 1910;
  3. Cathrine born June 17, 1890;
  4. Ruby L. born June 2, 1893;
  5. Lizzie C. born January 30, 1896;
  6. Lydia May born May 9, 1899;
  7. Lucy Myrtle born August 4, 1901;
  8. Lewis A. born May 13, 1904;
  9. John W. born April 20, 1905.

Family home Brigham City.

Member 133d quorum seventies; missionary to eastern states 1906-08. Fruit grower.

Sources:

Davis, Eliakim Spooner

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Nathan Davis and Abigail Spooner of Lowell, Massachusetts). Born October 12, 1812, Lebanon, New Hampshire. Came to Utah September 12, 1861, Milo Andrus company.

Married:Orpha Hopkins 1841 at Lowell, Mass, (daughter of Abram Hopkins and Miss Brown of Grantham, New Hampshire).
Their children:
  1. George Augustus, married Hariett Elizabeth Weaver;
  2. Helen Maria, married Thomas J. Thurston; married Frank Reeder;
  3. Charles Hopkins, married Elizabeth Walker;
  4. Elizabeth, married Michael Gehrum;
  5. Ida;
  6. Emma, married Frank Meyers.

Family resided Salt Lake City and Milton, Morgan County, Utah.

Elder; president of Branch at Lowell, Massachusetts. Lived in Milton about one and a half years, came to Salt Lake, working on the buildings at Fort Douglas. Painter and builder. Died 1878, Atchison, Kansas.

Sources:

Davis, George Augustus

(son of Eliakin Davis and Orpha Hopkins). Born August 22, 1842, Lowell, Massachusetts. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Harriet Elizabeth Weaver November 9, 1866, Littleton, Morgan County, Utah (daughter of William Weaver and Hannah Carter of Lewes, Sussex, England, latter came to Utah 1868). She was born May 6, 1850, at Brighton, Sussex, England. and came to Utah 1866.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Helen born October 10, 1867, died child;
  2. Emily Ida born November 19, 1869, died child;
  3. William George born March 18, 1872, married Margeret Luzina Bird;
  4. Charles Henry born September 14, 1874, married Sarah Matilda Hall;
  5. Fannie Orpha born January 17, 1881, died infant;
  6. Thomas Davey born November 14, 1878, died infant;
  7. Mildred Lillian born June 23, 1884, married Joseph S. Murray;
  8. Harriet Weaver born November 6, 1886, married Morris Thompson;
  9. Annie May born May 19, 1889;
  10. Edith Carter born February 24, 1893.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

High Priest; high counselor to S. R. Bennion 1884-88; pres. Merrell (Naples) Branch ward 1881-84; stake clerk, Uintah stake 1908-12 to President William Smart and Don B. Colton; Sunday school superintendent for six years; ward teacher for several years. Justice of peace 1887-89; deputy county recorder; treasurer Uintah county 1901-07; came to Ashley Fork 1881 from Morgan, Utah; went to Morgan from Eagle Rock (Idaho Falls), Idaho. Locomotive engineer. Farmer.

Sources:

Davis, Franklin Judson

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Powell Davis of New York). Born in New York state. Came to Utah 1862, Captain McCullough company.

Married:Ann Richmond (daughter of Nathan Richmond) She died on the plains coming to Utah.
Their children:
  1. Esther Mariah born May 4, 1838, married Nymphus C. Murdock;
  2. Stanley Powell born 1840, married Susan Fairbanks;
  3. Ann Eliza born August 8, 1842, married Simeon C. Drollinger December 4, 1859;
  4. Emily Amelia born 1844, married Cornelius Fairbanks April 6, 1865;
  5. Franklin Judson;
  6. Frederick.

Family home New York state and Canada.

Bishop at Council Bluffs. School teacher in Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Davis, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of James Davis, born 1803, Bodenham, Herefordshire, and Elizabeth Goodwin, born March 10, 1805, Ombersly, Worcestershire, England). He was born December 8, 1834, Waterbury, Worcestershire, England. Came to Utah October 24, 1854. William A. Empey company.

Married:Mary Ann Sparks December 27, 1853 (daughter of George Sparks and Hannah Lake; latter died in New York) She was born December 10, 1833, and came to Utah with husband. Died July 2, 1905.
Their children:
  1. Margaret Caroline born July 1, 1854, died on the plains;
  2. George James born November 25, 1856, married Tryphena L. Terry January 11, 1877;
  3. Hannah Elizabeth born November 15, 1857, married James G. Thompson, died December 3, 1903;
  4. Alfred William born October 3, 1859, died October 11, 1859;
  5. Nelson Franklin born October 16, 1860, married Sarah E. Thorn February 24, 1881;
  6. Orson Charles born March 15, 1863, died February 10, 1866;
  7. Vinson Frederick born February 8, 1866, married Melissa E. Perry December 13, 1883;
  8. Mary Laura born February 1, 1867 (died January 12, 1885), married Henry Matthews December 7, 1882;
  9. Olivia Fullerton Rebecca born May 6, 1869, married John S. Holton December 20, 1893;
  10. Benjamin Ephraim born May 15, 1872, died July 30, 1876;
  11. Arthur Nephi born September 10, 1876 died October 17, 1894.

Family resided Clarkston, Perry, Lehi, Utah.

Married:Alice E. Goodey February 24, 1865, Salt Lake City. She was born September 12, 1845.
Their children:
  1. William Henry born February 2, 1866, married Mary E. Young December 16, 1886;
  2. Alice Mary born January 9, 1868, married Isaac Thorn September 13, 1883, died;
  3. Samuel Arthur born January 6, 1870, died November 15, 1889;
  4. Herbert John born April 10, 1872, died November 14, 1889;
  5. Louisa Jane born December 14, 1874, married Hyrum Thorn December 18, 1895;
  6. Elizabeth Ann born May 9, 1877, married David Morgan December 19, 1900;
  7. Emma Ellen born October 21, 1879, married Willard Facer October 25, 1899;
  8. Sarah Eliza born January 20, 1882, died May II, 1883;
  9. George Alma born May 30, 1884, died September 10, 1891;
  10. Parley Ernst born January 16, 1887, married Maria Jacobsen January 16, 1907;
  11. Jonathan born March 13, 1891, married Mabel Miller August 28, 1911.

Families resided Clarkston, Lehi and Perry, Utah.

Worked for the church as wheelwright, repairing wagons for immigrants to cross the plains 1855-57; was in Echo Canyon winter 1857 resisting Johnston’s Army. Settled at Lehi 1858; moved to Clarkston 1868; moved to Perry 1875 and served there as Sunday school superintendent eighteen years; one of seven presidents 69th quorum seventies many years missionary to Liverpool, England, 1900-02. Helped to build several towns in Utah; was an excellent shot with rifle; very diligent ecclesiastical worker; stood the hardships of pioneer life without complaint. Precise in all his labors Died June 14, 1903, Perry, Utah.

Sources:

Davis, Vinson Frederick

(son of George Davis and Mary Ann Sparks). He was born February 8, 1865, Lehi, Utah.

Married:Melissa Emeline Perry December 13, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of Lorenzo Perry and May Wray Walker) She was born December 24, 1866, Perry, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Melissa Emeline born September 2, 1887, died September 7, 1887;
  2. Laura May born August 31, 1888, married Isaac Allen January 26, 1910;
  3. Ethel born January 26, 1891, married William Wood January 20, 1909;
  4. Annie born March 27, 1893, married Charles Ottley October 16, 1912;
  5. Arthur born March 12, 1895 died November 10, 1900;
  6. Benjamin Vinson born March 13, 1897, died April 13, 1898;
  7. Ruth born January 9, 1899;
  8. Vinson Frederick born September 13, 1900;
  9. Gwenith born July 31, 1904;
  10. Eugene Russell born August 27, 1905;
  11. George Lorenzo born October 16, 1907;
  12. Dan Perry born November 1, 1909.

Family home Perry, Utah.

Member bishopric Perry ward. President Perry Electric Light and Power company. President Perry town board. President Perry military band. Secretary and treasurer Three Mile Creek Land and Live Stock company; superintendent Bear River Club company. Reputed to be the greatest field and duck shot in the world.

Sources:

Davis, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of William Davis born 1800, Witch Dorsetshire, and Lucy Davis born November 14, 1806, Stoke Abbott, Dorsetshire, England). He was born November 4, 1833, at Stoke Abbott. Came to Utah October 16, 1853, John Brown company.

Married:Elizabeth M. Hammon February 6, 1869 (daughter of Levi Hammon and Polly C. Bybee pioneers September, 1851, Alfred Cardon company). She was born July 31, 1841, and came to Utah with parents.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth J. born January 17, 1860, married William R. Howard;
  2. Rhoda A. born January 6, 1862, married Hobert B. Thompson;
  3. Lucy E. born February 9, 1864, married Frederick Stimpson;
  4. George A. born February 4, 1866, married Emma S. Rice;
  5. Polly V. born May 28, 1868, married James M. Thompson;
  6. Sarah B. born June 4, 1870;
  7. Joseph L. born February 29, 1872, married Annie Sorensen;
  8. Nancy S. born March 25, 1874, married Charles W. Singleton;
  9. Samuel H. born June 2, 1876, married May L. Rice;
  10. Lydia M. born May 12, 1878, married Hyrum M. Thompson;
  11. William H. born January 19, 1881;
  12. John B. born January 25, 1884.

Family resided South Hooper, Utah, Wilford, and Thomas, Idaho.

First counselor to Bishops Henry B. Gwilliam 1877, and Edwin Parker 1883, South Hooper; bishop Wilford ward, Bannock stake, 1887-93. Died May 5, 1912, at Thomas.

Sources:

Davis, George Preston

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Rachel J. Hunter of Mt. Pisgah, Iowa). Came to Utah, 1847.

Married:Sarah Elizabeth Lewis at Ogden, Utah (daughter of Benjamin Lewis).
Their children:
  1. Sarah Elizabeth, married George Hanks;
  2. George Henry, died aged 8;
  3. Rachel Johanna, married Robert A. Powell;
  4. Benjamin Marian, married Lilly Evans;
  5. William Preston;
  6. John Oliver, married Sarah Lacretia McKindrick.

Family home Springville, Utah.

High Priest; ward teacher. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war. Farmer. Died December, 1909, Salem, Utah.

Sources:

Davis, Nathan C.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Ichabod Davis and Lydia Cutler of Warren county, New York). Born in Warren county, New York. Came to Utah August 10, 1860.

Married:Isabel Wells in Warren county (daughter of George B. Wells and Rebecca Green of Bolton, Warren county, New York).
Their children:
  1. Allen, married Matilda Robison;
  2. Cora, married Lycurgus Johnson;
  3. Lydia Rebecca, married Joseph Hardy;
  4. Huldah, died infant;
  5. Julia Ellen, married Simon Peter Dillmon.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High Priest; first counselor to Jeremiah Hatch, president of Uinta stake; patriarch. Commissioner Uinta county, Utah, and Bear Lake county, Idaho. Lived in Nauvoo from its settlement until it was abandoned. Built the first gristmill at Wellsville; built sawmill in Kamas in 1861; built molasses mill in Salt Lake 1860. Master mechanic; farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Davis, James L.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

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(son of George Davis and Mary A. Timson of London, England). Born August 9, 1840, at London. Came to Utah October, 1862, Kimball and Lawrence freight train.

Married:Mary E. Fretwell April 23, 1864 (daughter of William K. Fretwell and Mary Ann Raby, married May, 1842, Yorkshire, England). She was born April 14, 1843, and came to Utah October 3, 1863, Daniel D. McArthur company.
Their children:
  1. Mary F. born February 7, 1865;
  2. Edward F. born April 4, 1866, married Isabell Budge October 1, 1890;
  3. George William born October 24, 1868;
  4. James H. F. born October 28, 1870, married M. E. Humphries September 25, 1895;
  5. Emily E. born June 2, 1873, married R. W. Wallentine October 11, 1893;
  6. Kate E. born January 21, 1875;
  7. John Orson born September 10, 1876, married M. Hibbert September 16, 1895;
  8. Norah Jane born February 21, 1878;
  9. Ethel Olive born August 2, 1879, married J. Humphries September 15, 1897;
  10. Cordelia born August 15, 1881, married D. Hymus September 18, 1901;
  11. Stella born July 22, 1883, married D. L. Hays September 18, 1901.

High Priest; assisted in settlement of San Juan Valley, Utah, 1879-84; ward teacher over 28 years, and Sunday school worker 25 years.

Sources:

Davis, John Catlin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of John Davis and Elizabeth Catlin of London, England). He was born 1821 at London. Came to Utah September 16, 1859, Edward Stevenson company.

Married:Phoebe Oxenbauld at Handsworth, Staffordshire, England. (daughter of William and Elizabeth Oxenbauld of England).
Their children:
  1. Walter, married Julia Harris;
  2. Frederick William, died 1858;
  3. John Edward;
  4. Sylvia Jane, married William Broomhead;
  5. Alfred, married Margaret Bateman;
  6. Elizabeth, married William Henry Stewart;
  7. Phoebe.
Married:Caroline Young January 16, 1860, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Young of that place, pioneer 1858. Brigham Young company.
Their children:
  1. Joseph born 1862, died 1862.

Families resided at Salt Lake City.

Gunsmith and locksmith. He died February 18, 1878, Brigham City, Utah.

Sources:

Davis, John Meeks

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of William Davis and Margarette Elsie Meeks, who came from Wales and later lived at Nauvoo, Illinois, and Council Bluffs, Iowa). Born September 9, 1823. Came to Utah 1854.

Married:Elizabeth Abshire 1846, Nauvoo, Illinois, who was born December 28, ____, in Pennsylvania and came to Utah with her husband.
Their children:
  1. Martha Jane born June 27, 1847, married David Toyn;
  2. Margarette Elsie born 1849, died child;
  3. Anniel born October 21, 1851, married Winfield Scott Hullinger November 22, 1869;
  4. John Spencer born February 22, 1854;
  5. Thomas born 1856, married Mary Lee;
  6. Sarah Ann born 1858, married James Wheeler;
  7. Angeline born 1860, married Lorenzo Dow;
  8. Olive born 1862, married James Graham;
  9. Abraham born 1864;
  10. James born 1866, married Catherine Johnson;
  11. Frank died child.
Married:America Jane Overland 1857, Beaver County, Utah (daughter of William Overland of Indiana, pioneer Autumn of 1856). She was born 1826.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth born June 21, 1868, married Richard Papworth October 21, 1874;
  2. Atha, married Mary Ford;
  3. Susanna, married John Wall;
  4. Mary Ann, married Dell Wall.

Family home Beaver, Utah.

Sources:

Davis, John Tucker

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851,

Born March 3, 1806, Genford Pembrokeshire, South Wales. Came to Utah 1851.

Married:Letitia Ann George 1842, Liverpool, England. (daughter of John George and Letitia Ann Harris of Liverpool pioneers 1861, Daniel Jones company). She was born 1816.
Their children:
  1. William George;
  2. John G.;
  3. Alma C.;
  4. Ephraim

High Priest; supervised block and tackle work on Salt Lake temple; pioneered making canals and wagon roads settled at Spanish Fork 1855. Farmer. President of West Field farming district ten years. Died December 20, 1888.

Sources:

Davis, Joseph C.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of John Davis and Elizabeth Cadwallader both of Pembrokeshire, South Wales). Born December 6, 1836, in Parish St. Michael, South Wales. Came to Utah September 1, 1859, Horton D. Haight church train

Married:Maria Williams April 1, 1859, at Iowa City (daughter of Owen Williams and Ann Thomas of Abergele, Denbighshire, Wales, pioneers September, 1860). She was born December 25, 1839, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children
  1. Annie M., married Joseph Houston;
  2. Elizabeth F., married John Hatch
  3. Alice Ann, married Joseph S. Clark;
  4. Joseph W., married Mary Schow;
  5. Hyrum, married Lysade Craig;
  6. George H., married Jenny McKeller
  7. Margaret E., married John C. Swenson.
Married:Louisa Williams June 6, 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of Owen Williams and Ann Thomas).
Their children:
  1. John O.;
  2. Heber J., married Christana Thompson;
  3. Wilford, married Pearl Judd;
  4. Robert, married Leona Reece;
  5. Rastus, married Ethel McKeller;
  6. Susie, married John C. Williams;
  7. Harriet, married John Negley;
  8. Ettie;
  9. Pearl.

Family home Juarez, Old Mexico.

Bishop 1st ward of Panguitch eight years; missionary 1859-67. Died September 20, 1905, at Juarez, Old Mexico.

Sources:

Davis, Joshua

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850. He was the first Sheriff of Utah County. Joshua had 18 children by his three wives. Susan Ann had eleven, Jane had her one daughter, and Hannah had six children.

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(son of Dennis J. and Betsy Davis of Black Oak, Caldwell county, Illinois). Born December 20, 1820, Alton, Illinois. Came to Utah September 3, 1850.

Married:Susanna Cole November 12, 1840, Alton, Illinois. (daughter of Owen Cole of Illinois, pioneer September 3, 1850). She was born June 18, 1827, Rochester, New York.
Their children:
  1. William Dennis born July 8, 1842, -died;
  2. Henry L. born December 20, 1844, married Rachel Baum;
  3. Joshua Martin born September 3, 1847, married Sarah Cloward;
  4. Heber Carlos born October 23, 1849, died;
  5. Emily Anner born December 23, 1850, married Jesse Buckner;
  6. Susanna born 1852, married John J. Baum;
  7. Orson born May 20, 1854, died;
  8. Marion Albert born December 10, 1855, married Anna Haws;
  9. Burdell Thomas born January 14, 1858, married Martha Hall;
  10. Rachel Emmer born January 21, 1860, married William Graham;
  11. George Alvaro born June 9, 1865, died.
Married:Hanner Anderson November 9, 1856, Provo, Utah (daughter of Ole Anderson and Anna Borkerson of Sweden, pioneers September 4, 1865). She was born September 5, 1839.
Their children:
  1. Homer Andrew born October 20, 1858, married Mary Ellen ____;
  2. Dennis J. born April 7, 1861, married Ada Draper;
  3. Norman Taylor born July 14, 1863, married Lucy Clinger;
  4. Anna Louisa born July 7, 1867, married Thomas Collins;
  5. Hanna Alwilda born May 3, 1871, married Gilbert York;
  6. Mary Caroline born October 11, 1873, married George Powelson.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 46th quorum seventies; missionary to eastern states. Sheriff Utah county. Farmer. Died November 21, 1902, at Provo.

Sources:

Davis, Burdell Thomas

(son of Joshua Davis and Susanna Cole).

Married:Martha Hall September 28, 1876, at Provo (daughter of Henry Hall and Amanda Andrews, of St. Clair county, Alaabama, who came to Utah 1869). She was born June 24, 1868.
Their children:
  1. Martha Ann born August 6, 1877;
  2. William Burdell born October 2, 1880;
  3. Dennis Raymond born August 19, 1882;
  4. Elnora L. born March 31, 1886;
  5. Frona Myrtle born April 12, 1888;
  6. Don R. born September, 1889;
  7. Zora born December 6, 1893;
  8. Dean L. born February 11, 1898;
  9. Doss E. born November 21, 1899;
  10. Dell B. born November 21, 1902.

Family home Pleasant View, Utah.

High Priest; counselor to Bishop Levi A. Colvin, Pleasant View ward seven years; set apart bishop April 28, 1912; president elders quorum seven years. Farmer and fruit grower.

Sources:

Davis, M. L.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Melvin Davis and Permelia Lockwood of New York state). Born May 12, 1825, at Honeoye Falls, New York. Came to Utah 1859.

Married:Mary Kenner 1864 in Missouri(daughter of Robert H. Kenner and Hannah Foster of Tennessee, pioneers 1857). She was born February 2, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Ella, died;
  2. Ray, married Lucy Smith;
  3. Olive A., died;
  4. Martha, married Newton Farr;
  5. Mary L., married Ralph Savage;
  6. Robert Harrison, died.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Physician and surgeon. Died August 3, 1882.

Sources:

Davis, Nathan

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

Born 1814 Rochester, Columbiana County, Ohio. Came to Utah 1851.

Married:Sarah Woolley 1836 (daughter of John Woolley of Chester county, Pennsylvania).
Their children:
  1. Edwin;
  2. Albert W. born April 25, 1841, married Melissa Jane Lambson 1865;
  3. David F. born June 7, 1857, married Martha M. Sheets;
  4. Sarah, married John Thatcher.

Family home 17th ward, Salt Lake City.

High Priest; bishop of 17th ward. City sealer of weights and measures. Founder of Davis-Howe Foundry and Machine company. Machinist. Died December 29, 1894.

Sources:

Davis, Albert W.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of Nathan Davis and Sarah W. Woolley). Born April 26, 1841, Rochester, Ohio. Came to Utah 1851.

Married:Melissa Jane Lambson 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of Alfred B. and Melissa J. Lambson of Nauvoo, pioneers September 26, 1847, Elijah E. Fuller company). She was born November 13, 1846.
Their children:
  1. Albert J., married Margerite D. Forsyth;
  2. Melissa E., married Daniel P. Callister;
  3. Edna May;
  4. Nettie M., married Robert H. Bradford;
  5. Wesley, died aged 6 weeks;
  6. George A., married Lucy S. Whittaker;
  7. Sarah W., married Wilford Whittaker;
  8. Helen;
  9. Ethel.

Family home Center ward. Salt Lake City.

Missionary to Sandwich Islands two years; high priest; patriarch; counselor in bishopric of 17th ward; bishop Center ward 14 years. Member city council. Foundryman and machine manufacturer.

Sources:

Davis, George A.

(son of Albert W. Davis and Melissa J. Lambson). Born July 7, 1877.

Married:Lucy S. Whittaker February 4, 1904, Salt Lake City (daughter of David M. Whittaker and Mary A. Smith of 16th ward. Salt Lake City). She was born January 6, 1885.
Their children:
  1. George W. born December 1, 1904;
  2. David M. born December 24, 1906;
  3. Willard W. born April 14, 1908;
  4. Lucile born August 19, 1911.

Family home Center ward, Salt Lake City.

Third president in council 109th quorum seventies; missionary to Sandwich Islands 1899-1903. Policeman under Hawaiian government.

Sources:

Davis, David F.

(son of Nathan Davis and Sarah W. Woolley). Born June 7, 1857.

Married:Martha M. Sheets March 26, 1885, Salt Lake City. Angus M. Cannon officiating (daughter of Elijah F. Sheets and Susannah Musser of Salt Lake City, pioneers September 22, 1847, Perrigrine Sessions company). She was born May 3, 1861, 8th ward. Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Edna born May 28, 1887;
  2. David F., Jr. born March 9, 1890, married Luella Howard;
  3. Olive born April 11, 1893;
  4. Leah born April 15, 1896.

Family home Center ward. Salt Lake City.

High Priest; high councilor; missionary to eastern states two years. Pattern maker.

Sources:

Davis, John R.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of David Davis and Ann Thomas of Whitland, Wales. Born March 3, 1805. Came to Utah September 16, 1861, Ira Eldredge company.

Married:Mary Miles of South Wales (daughter of John Miles and Leah Phillips of South Wales). She was born March 19, 1813, and died April 25, 1889.
Their children:
  1. William, David, Leah, and David, all died;
  2. Thomas, married Mary Edwards, January 2, 1860;
  3. John and William died;
  4. Leah, married Hyrum Bennett North;
  5. Richard and Ann died.

Family home Mill Creek, Utah.

High priest. Miner; contractor; farmer.

Sources:

Davis, Riley

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of James Ward Davis and Elizabeth J. Gordon of Fremont County, Iowa). Born November 26, 1851, Sidney, Fremont County, Iowa. Came to Utah September 4, 1866, Thomas E. Ricks company.

Married:Jennette McMurrin December 25, 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph McMurrin and Margaret Lang of Glasgow, Scotland and Salt Lake City, pioneers 1856). She was born December 23, 1864.
Their children:
  1. James W. born December 23, 1882, married Harriett E. Bybee June 6, 1907;
  2. Dora May born April 22, 1886, married William E. Larsen September 2, 1903;
  3. Maud born February 18, 1884, married Leander M. Boyce December 13, 1905;
  4. Irvine born August 24, 1890.

Family home Clifton, Idaho.

Worked in Weber Canyon on first railroad in Utah 1867; pioneer to southern Idaho where he assisted in quelling early Indian disturbances. Missionary to southern states 1900-01; missionary to California.

Sources:

Davis, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

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(son of David Davis, born March 28, 1767, and Elinor Black). He was born September 12, 1795, Union, Westmoreland county, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah 1848, Lorenzo Snow company.

Married:Sarah McKee October 3, 1822, who was born September 22, 1799, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. David Varner born August 22, 1823, married Caroline Angel March 26, 1843;
  2. Elinor Jane born November 21, 1824, married William Summerville February 4, 1844;
  3. Joseph McKee born December 12, 1826, married Charlotte Condit December 11, 1851;
  4. Sarah Bell born April 15, 1829, married John E. Fosgreen February 15, 1849;
  5. James Spencer born February 24, 1831, married Susannah Clapper March 2, 1856;
  6. John Fowler born November 26, 1832;
  7. Margaret Ann born July 19, 1836, married Elisha Grenard December 26, 1855;
  8. Alma born December 14, 1838;
  9. Jared M. born November 30, 1839, married Jane Osborne Nephi born December 28, 1842.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Married:

Christina Eureka Forsgren February 20, 1854. Salt Lake City (daughter of John Olof Forsgren and Annie C. Hollstran), who was born April 26, 1820, Geflea, Sweden.

Their children:
  1. Abraham Peter born November 2, 1866, married Lottie Van Noy February 26, 1880;
  2. Oliver Frederic born January 2, 1859, married Susannah Pulsipher September 17, 1884;
  3. George William born July 15, 1861, married Eliza R. Watkins November 11, 1885 and Vilate Cole September 3, 1903.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Settled at Brigham City 1860; ordained bishop of Brigham

Sources:

Davis, Oliver F.

(son of William Davis and Christina E. Forsgren). Born January 2, 1859, Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Susannah Pulsipher September 17, 1884, Logan, Utah (daughter of Orson Hyde Pulsipher, pioneer 1852). She was born January 27, 1865. Brigham City, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Elfy A. born August 9, 1885, married William C. Hubbard August 15, 1904;
  2. May E. born December 8, 1887;
  3. Asa Oliver born March 29, 1890;
  4. Jesse born June 28, 1892;
  5. Zina Pulsipher born December 18, 1894;
  6. Zera Pulsipher born March 15, 1899.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Brigham City councilman; justice of peace at Avon, Utah. Ward clerk.

Sources:

Davis, George William

(son of William Davis and Christina Eureka Forsgren). Born July 15, 1861, Brigham City.

Married:Eliza Roxy Watkins November 11, 1885 (daughter of William L. Watkins and Mary Hammond), who was born October 5, 1863, Brigham City.
Only child:
  1. Marguerite N. (adopted) born March 6, 1892.
Married:Vilate Cole Nuhn September 3, 1903, Logan, Utah (daughter of Moroni Cole born April 12, 1833, Jackson county, Missouri, came to Utah 1850, Captain Lake company, and Rhoda Ann Hubbard who were married September 28, 1854, Willard, Box Elder County, Utah). She was born September 16, 1869, at Willard, and was the mother of George C. Nuhn born January 10, 1890, and Leslie C. Nuhn born February 28, 1892.

Sunday school teacher; Sunday school superintendent Fourth ward Brigham city; missionary to New Zealand 1887-90; second counselor to Brigham Wright; president of YMMIA; moved to Avon, Utah, 1893; bishop of Avon ward 1895-04; alternate high counselor of Hyrum stake; missionary to eastern states 1905-07; ward clerk; high council June 6, 1908.

Sources:

Day, Abraham

(son of Abraham and Flavilla Day of Windhall, Vermont). Born September 24, 1817, at Windhall. Came to Utah with other members of Mormon Battalion.

Married:Elmira Buckley February 16, 1838, in Pennsylvania (daughter of Noah Summers Buckley, pioneer, and Annie Newman of Council Bluffs, Iowa). She was born January 30, 1820.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Smith, married Mary Anderson, married Triny Bertelson;
  2. Melinda Ann, died infant;
  3. Harriet Jane, died infant;
  4. Amelia, latter three died infant;
  5. Jenette, married Frank Whitmore;
  6. Ezra Jonas;
  7. Juliett, married Henry Bonheu;
  8. Alice, married Walter Christopherson;
  9. Abraham Nelson, married Elizabeth Staker;
  10. Laura Annie, married Ole Nielsen Tuft;
  11. Ira Alfred, married Polly A. Noaks;
  12. Edward Summers, married Maria Johnson;
  13. Ellie Jenora, died infant;
  14. Albert Arlington, married Emma Jean Loveless.
Married:Charlotte Broomhead, November 7, 1851. Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Dora Elmira, married John Gustavus Johnson;
  2. Albert Demasous died infant;
  3. Herbert Steven, married Mary Wilcox;
  4. Eli Ezeriah, married Eliza Jane Staker and Euphrasia Cox;
  5. Benjamin Franklin died infant;
  6. Hannah Flavilla, married A. E. Smith;
  7. Ephraim Arthur;
  8. Harriet Ann, married James Wilcox;
  9. George William, married Ellis Staker;
  10. Harry Hazleton died infant;
  11. Mary Ellen, married Joseph Prows; married Joseph Wilder;
  12. Joseph Abraham died infant.

Family resided Lawrence, Emery County, Utah.

Counselor to Bishop William J. Seeley of Mount Pleasant. Served in the Walker and Black Hawk wars. Built first grist mills in Springville. Mount Pleasant, and Nephi. Farmer. Died April 30, 1890, at Lawrence.

Sources:

Day, Hugh

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of William Day and Betsy Johns). Born July 31, 1809, Leeds, Upper Canada. Came to Utah 1850, William Snow company.

Married:Rhoda Ann Nicols 1830.
Their children:
  1. Almeda;
  2. Mariah;
  3. William S.;
  4. John.
Married:a widow, Boyce, with two children; John and Susan.
Their children:
  1. Rhoda Jane;
  2. Arza;
  3. Rosana;
  4. Hugh;
  5. Florena;
  6. Laronzo.

Settled in 16th ward. Salt Lake City, where he lived until his death.

Sources:

Daybell, Finity

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Samuel and Rebecca Ann Daybell of Lincolnshire, England). Born March 14, 1815, in Lincolnshire. Came to Utah September 20, 1864, Joseph S. Rawlins company.

Married:Mary Draper March 10, 1841, Falkingham, England. (daughter of Richard Draper and Ann Green of Lincolnshire). She was born January 6, 1820, Lincolnshire, England. and died September 2, 1899.
Their children:
  1. Robert born July 3, 1842, married Agnes Ann Bancroft;
  2. Annie born April 14, 1846, married William Webster;
  3. Susan born August 14, 1849, married John Pollard; married George Carlile;
  4. Sarah born March 11, 1851, married George T. Giles;
  5. George T. born August 2, 1852, married Sarah Ann Carlile;
  6. Elizabeth born July 27, 1853, married Franklin M. Giles;
  7. William born February 24, 1858, married Annie Price.

Family home Charleston, Utah.

High priest; ward teacher. Settled at Charleston December 24, 1864, and died there October 25, 1897.

Sources:

Daybell, Robert

(son of Finity Daybell and Mary Draper). Born July 3, 1842.

Married:Agnes Ann Bancroft at Sheffield, England. (daughter of William Bancroft of Athlone, Ireland, and Mary Newham of Breaston, Derbyshire, England). She was born April 26, 1847, and came to Utah September 6, 1866, Samuel D. White company.
Their children:
  1. Mary Hannah born January 9, 1866, married George Price;
  2. Kate Elizabeth born January 11, 1867, married Levi Carlos Snow.

Family resided at Charleston and Provo, Utah.

While coming to Utah he left camp near the North Fork of the Platte river August 16, 1866. hunting game for the immigrants, and has never been heard of since.

Sources:

Daybell, William

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Finity Daybell and Mary Draper). Born February 24, 1858, Derbyshire, England. Came to Utah September 20, 1864, Joseph S. Rawlins company.

Married:Annie Price November 12, 1877, Heber City (daughter of James Price and Ann Powell of Staffordshire, England; pioneers September 21, 1864, Joseph S. Rawlins company). She was born June, 1868.
Their children:
  1. John William born August 6, 1878, married Jessie Fowers;
  2. Mary Ann born May 6, 1880, married Moroni Moulton;
  3. James Finity born July 5, 1882, died September 26, 1882;
  4. Phoebe Elizabeth born December 8, 1883, married John W. Simmons;
  5. Joseph Franklin born September 1, 1888, married Hilda Dahlman;
  6. Myrtle born August 31, 1890, married Archie Borhan;
  7. Violet B. born October 6, 1892;
  8. Lulla born October 24, 1894;
  9. Ernest born March 16, 1899;
  10. Warren born June 19, 1901.

Family home Charleston, Utah.

Seventy; missionary to southern states 1886-87; bishop of Charleston ward; high counselor 1891-1901; Sunday school superintendent 14 years; president YMMIA; ward teacher; school trustee. County commissioner two years; town trustee.

Sources:

Daynes, John

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Thomas Daynes and Bridget Carter of Norwich, Norfolkshire, England). Born April 16, 1831, at Norwich. Came to Utah September 24, 1862, Homer Duncan company.

Married:Eliza Miller 1850, in England (daughter of John Miller of Norwich, pioneer 1866). She was born May 20, 1831.
Their children:
  1. Lyle;
  2. Joseph J., married Mary J. Sharp.
Married:Rebecca Bushby June 6, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Bushby and Ester Rich of Hull, England, pioneers September, 1867). She was born February 13, 1851.
Their children:
  1. Ida Maud, married L. W. Snow;
  2. John Frederick, married Mary Anson;
  3. Delia Rene, married Lewis B. Hills;
  4. Royal Walter, married Amy Rich;
  5. Arthur Vincent and Melvin Bushby, died;
  6. Dean Rich, married Mina Rogers.

Families resided at Salt Lake City.

Elder; choir leader. Jeweler and dealer in musical merchandise. Died March 30, 1906.

Sources:

Daynes, Joseph J.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of John Daynes and Eliza Miller). Born April 2, 1861, Norwich, England. Came to Utah 1862.

Married:Mary J. Sharp November 18, 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Sharp and Jennette Condie of Salt Lake City). She was born October 13, 1854.
Their children:
  1. Joseph J. born November 7, 1873, married W. Blanche Woodruff;
  2. Irene born April 25, 1877, died;
  3. Harold Sharp born July 15, 1881, married Agnes Leona Taylor;
  4. Stella born July 18, 1883, married N. C. Christensen, Jr.;
  5. Raymond E. born July 21, 1887;
  6. Marguerite born June 21, 1891;
  7. Viletta born May 22, 1896.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High priest. Dealer in musical merchandise.

Sources:

Daynes, J. Fred

(son of John Daynes and Rebecca Bushby). Born December 7, 1872, Salt Lake City.

Married:Mary Anson September 28, 1904, Salt Lake City (daughter of Perry Anson and Jennie Lyon of Salt Lake City), She was born September 10, 1880.
Their children:
  1. Jean born July 18, 1905;
  2. Marie born December 24, 1906;
  3. Arline born September 3, 1908;
  4. John born September 26, 1910.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Member 13th quorum seventies; missionary to England 1898-1900. Teacher; jeweler.

Sources:

Dayton, Hyrum

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Abraham Dayton of Dayton, Ohio). Born at Dayton. Came to Utah 1849.

Married:Permelia Bundy.
Their children:
  1. Hyrum M., married Ann Chamberlain;
  2. Lysander, married Matilda Nay;
  3. William, married Phenerata Whitaker;
  4. Moroni, married Sarah Nichols; married Elizabeth Nichols Berry; married Hannah Cook;
  5. Permelia, married Charles Bassett;
  6. Ann, married Freeman Phippin;
  7. Myriah, married William Higley;
  8. Lauvura, married George Dockstater;
  9. Louisa Namy.

Family home Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Married:Syphia Thornton.
Their children:
  1. Alma, married Amanda Hudson;
  2. Charles, married Sarah A. Berry;
  3. Joseph;
  4. William P., married Josephine Dayton;
  5. Florenda, married Hyrum Cummings;
  6. Louisa, married Enoch Davis.

Family home Cedar Fort, Utah.

President 12th quorum elders at Nauvoo, Illinois.

Sources:

Dayton, Moroni

(son of Hyrum Dayton and Permelia Bundy). Born September 3, 1834. Parkman County, Ohio.

Married:Sarah Nichols August 12, 1855, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Nichols and Sarah Newland), who was born March 28, 1834, Warwickshire, England.
Their children:
  1. Francis Moroni born November 14, 1856, married Isabella Follick January 11, 1877;
  2. Charles Henry and William Henry born April 5, 1859;
  3. Hyrum Alwin born April 22, 1860, married Louisa Neat;
  4. Sarah Jane born September 1, 1862;
  5. Theodore A. born March 4, 1865, married Lucy A. Neat;
  6. Etta Cerelda born July 20, 1867, married Frederick E. Neat;
  7. Frederick born September 16, 1869;
  8. George Claudius born April 26, 1872;
  9. Elizabeth Ann, married June 6, 1874, married William Quayle October, 1896;
  10. Permelia Mindwell born February 17, 1878, married Henry L. George.
Married:Hannah Cook 1860.
Their children:
  1. Mary Saphronia born October 28, 1862, married Boyd E. Wilcox;
  2. Helen Isolde born September 18, 1864, married Joseph Johnson;
  3. Charlotte born August 8, 1866, married William Berry;
  4. Henrietta born May 27, 1868, married John H. Sparks;
  5. William Freeman born March 20, 1870 married Mary J. Follick;
  6. John Henry born March 20, 1870 married Caroline H. Sparks;
  7. Forest born July 18, 1872;
  8. Oliver Lee born August 24, 1874 married Laura J. Bird;
  9. Morette born October 18, 1876;
  10. Elmo born March 6, 1879, married Sarah J Sparks;
  11. Marvin M. born August 1, 1881, married Rebecca Bird.
Married:

Elizabeth Nichols Berry 1866. She was born April 7, 1832 Warwickshire, England.

Their children:
  1. Selena born August 2, 1867, married Hyrum Oakey;
  2. Alfred born June 16, 1870.

Families resided Cedar Fort, Utah.

Indian war veteran. Furnished a team for hauling stone for Salt Lake Temple.

Sources:

Dayton, Francis Moroni

(son of Moroni Dayton and Sarah Nichols). Born November 14, 1856. Cedar Fort, Utah.

Married:Isabella Follick January 11, 1877, Tooele, Utah (daughter of George A. Follick and Nancy Parker, the former pioneer September, 1868, the latter August, 1867) She was born October 20, 1858. Mills Company Iowa.
Their children:
  1. George Francis born December 18, 1877, married Lillian G. Lewis November 6, 1902;
  2. Sarah Elizabeth born June 23, 1880, married William George December 18, 1901;
  3. David Frederick born March 28, 1882;
  4. Joseph Hyrum born November 5, 1884;
  5. Gertrude Isabella born June 15, 1887, married John Edmund Barkdull October 9, 1907;
  6. William Nichols born October 16, 1891, married Maud Allred August 28, 1912;
  7. Nancy Josephine born December 16, 1893.

Family home Dingle Idaho.

Missionary to northern states; superintendent of Sunday School at Dingle five years. President Dingle Irrigation Company, 10 years.

Sources:

Deakin, William

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of William Deakin, born 1766, Big Button, Staffordshire, England, and Hannah Bates, born 1765. Came to Utah 1864.

Married:Mary Jones (daughter of John Jones and Mary Roberts; former died in England, the latter in Wales) She was born December 28, 1802. Wrexham, England, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. William Price born July 11, 1832, married Anna Maria Fordham Pepper May 9, 1868;
  2. John, married Sarah Stone;
  3. Robert, married Mary Celman, married Margaret Thomas

Family resided England; Wellsville, Utah; Brooklyn NY and Connecticut.

Sources:

Deakin, William Price

(son of William Deakin and Mary Jones). Born July 11, 1832, Brooklyn, New York.

Married:Anna Maria Fordham Pepper May 9, 1868 Salt Lake City (daughter of Elijah Fordham and Anna Bibbins Chaffee, pioneers October 13, 1850, Edward Hunter company) She was born May 21, 1844, Nauvoo, Illinois.
Their children:
  1. Mary Jane born March 1, 1869, married George Gardner March 12, 1887;
  2. John William born February 19, 1871, married Elizabeth Griffiths Elijah James born October 4, 1873, died;
  3. Sarah Minerva born September 30, 1875, died infant;
  4. Robert Price born April 19, 1877, married Maud Householder;
  5. Lillian Delilah born November 24, 1879, married Charles Schlicker
  6. Serine May born September 26, 1881, married William W. Jordan December 17, 1900;
  7. Joseph Amos born October 18, 1883, married Lulu George May 15, 1909;
  8. Charles Fremont born October 6, 1885;
  9. Lottie Adelia born December 7, 1888, married Samuel Smith.

Family home Wellsville, Utah.

Second lieutenant in home guards under Captain John C. Reeder; Indian war veteran. Worked on Salt Lake theatre (1862) until completion; also worked on Logan temple.

Sources:

Deamer, James

(son of Charles Deamer born 1810, Whitewell, Hertfordshire, England, and Elizabeth Foster born 1812. Kempton, Hertfordshire). He was born May 4, 1847, at Whitewell. Came to Utah October, 1866, Daniel Thompson company.

Married:Annie Spackman December 24, 1870 (daughter of William Spackman and Sarah Ward, married 1846, Pewsey, Wiltshire, England. Came to Utah in September, 1869, Captain Ensign company). She was born May 25, 1851, and came to Utah with parents.
Their children:
  1. James born October 7, 1871, died October 29, 1871;
  2. Mary Ellen born October 22, 1872, married Isaac Lee Shupe May 24, 1893;
  3. William Charles born March 20, 1877, married Flora E. Waldram October 22, 1902;
  4. Frederick John born August 13, 1880, died August 6, 1883;
  5. Sarah Elizabeth born December 16, 1885, died same day;
  6. Nettie Luella born March 30, 1887;
  7. Joseph Conwell born June 18, 1890.

Family home North Ogden, Utah.

Sunday school librarian several years; ward teacher; elder. Road supervisor two years, also constable two years at North Ogden.

Sources:

Deans, James

(son of David Deans and Helen Haswell of West Houses, Scotland). Born February 14, 1844, West House, Scotland. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Susannah Hammond at Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Hammond and Elizabeth Egbert of St. George, Utah, pioneers 1848), who was born January 10, 1850.
Their children:
  1. James H., died October 26, 1897;
  2. Helen L., married John Reidhead;
  3. Elizabeth E., married Samuel Johnston;
  4. Joseph H., married Elizabeth Fuller;
  5. David W., married Louraina Perry;
  6. Susannah E., married H. George Wardle;
  7. Archibald H., died child;
  8. Robert A., married Jennie Wallace;
  9. Isabel I.

Family home Woodruff, Arizona.

Elder. Justice of peace Woodruff several terms. Minuteman in early Indian troubles. Farmer; railroad contractor. Died December 23, 1897, Orangeville, Utah.

Sources:

Deans, David Woodruff

(son of James Deans and Susannah Hammond). Born February 25, 1879. Woodruff, Arizona.

Married:Louraina Perry March 13, 1912, at Salt Lake City (daughter of George W. Perry and Charlottie Fullmer of Springville, Utah), who was born April 3, 1888, at Springville.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Assistant Sunday school superintendent; missionary to Kentucky, 1907; assistant superintendent YMMIA; counselor in deacons quorum; member 97th quorum seventies; ward clerk. Moved from Arizona to Utah 1893. Farmer.

Sources:

Deans, Robert Alexander

(son of James Deans and Susannah Hammond). Born October 28, 1884, Woodruff, Arizona.

Married:Jennie Wallace, May 12, 1908, at St. George, Utah (daughter of Hamilton Milton Wallace and Jane Staply of Toquerville, Utah, pioneers 1847). She was born December 28, 1888.
Their child:
  1. James Spencer born September 26, 1909.

Elder. School teacher. Miner.

Sources:

Dean, Samuel

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of James Dean and Emily Thatcher). Born June 4, 1830. Salt Fleet Township, Ontario, Canada. Came to Utah 1854.

Married:Emma Norvill September 26, 1856 (daughter of George Norvill and Catherine Force), who was born July 12, 1843, and came to Utah 1851.
Their children:
  1. George Samuel born August 26, 1857, married Alice S. Daniels September 16, 1884;
  2. David Z. born May 25, 1859, married Alice A. Jenkins September, 1885;
  3. James R. born April 1, 1861, married Elizabeth Eveline;
  4. John A. born January 10, 1867;
  5. Mary T. born August 20, 1868, married W. D. Olden;
  6. Rose E. born December 11, 1870;
  7. Martha M. born June 22, 1872, married George E. Worton.

Family home North Ogden, Utah.

School trustee; manager first Co-op, store and captain of militia at North Ogden. Merchant. Died June 20, 1886.

Sources:

Dean, George Samuel

(son of Samuel Dean and Emma Norvill). Born August 26, 1857, North Ogden, Utah.

Married:Alice S. Daniels September 15, 1884, at North Ogden, who was born May 18, 1867, Tillyhead, England.
Their children:
  1. George S. born September 14, 1885, married Pearl Weatherman March 6, 1908;
  2. Ines E. born March 23, 1888, married J. P. Spackman December 19, 1909;
  3. Irene E. born March 23, 1888, married William M. Alvord January 22, 1908;
  4. John W. born November 1, 1889;
  5. Lester C. born September 30, 1891;
  6. Levi N. and B. Violet born August 20, 1897;
  7. Melba born February 9, 1906.

Family home North Ogden.

Member house of representatives Utah legislature 1905-07; notary public 1884-1913; lawyer, admitted to bar 1884; secretary N. O. I. and C. W. C. I. companies twenty years; printer and publisher; owner first printing plant in North Ogden; librarian North Ogden library.

Sources:

Dearden, Joseph

(son of James Dearden and Nancy Finney of Yorkshire, England). Born December 9, 1838, in Yorkshire. Came to Utah September 20, 1868.

Married:Nancy Hirst November 15, 1867, in Yorkshire (daughter of John Hirst and Charlotte Brook of Yorkshire, pioneers September 20, 1868). She was born November 15, 1844.
Their children:
  1. Emerald, married William Hartley;
  2. Ellen, married David F. Coon;
  3. Charlotte Hannah, married Jacob Hardman;
  4. Nancy Maud, married Joseph Coon.

Family home Pleasant Green, Utah.

High priest. Miner; farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Dearden, William

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Thomas Dearden born in Lancashire, England, and Ann Forrest of Haydock, Lancashire). He was born July 7, 1826, at Haydock. Came to Utah October 17, 1862, Henry W. Miller company.

Married:Mary Greenall 1850 (daughter of James Greenall and Elizabeth Fairhurst), who was born 1826 and died 1852 in England.
Their children:
  1. James born May 12, 1851, married Mary Bird October 29, 1876;
  2. Thomas born December 20, 1852, married Elizabeth Creechley November 26, 1876.
Married:Ann Agnes Arkwright November, 1855, Wigan, Lancashire (daughter of James Arkwright and Mary Buller, both of whom died in England). She was born March 7, 1824, at Wigan, England, and died July 8, 1889.
Their children:
  1. Betsy E. born April 27, 1861, married John Creechley December 23, 1880;
  2. Mary E. born September 7, 1864, married George J. Kershaw December 6, 1894;
  3. Sarah A. born February 7, 1868, died 1886.

Family home Porterville, Utah.

Presided over Wigan branch in England. Settled at Centerville 1862; moved to Porterville 1863, where he resided until his death February 18, 1912.

Sources:

Dearden, James

(son of William Dearden and Mary Greenall). Born May 12, 1851, in Lancashire, England.

Married:Mary Bird October 29, 1876. Henefer, Utah.
Sources:

Deardorff, Harry E.

(son of John M. Deardorff and Elizabeth M. Pettigrew of Springfield, Ohio). He was born there June 26, 1860. Came to Utah August 1, 1892. Manufacturer of paper boxes in Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Decker, Isaac

Note

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

(son of Peter and Hannah Decker of Holland). Born November 29, 1800, in Holland. Came to Utah 1847.

Married:Harriet Page Wheeler 1820 in New York state (daughter of Oliver and Hannah Wheeler), who was born September 7, 1803, and came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.
Their children:
  1. Lucy born May 17, 1821, married Brigham Young;
  2. Charles F. born June 21, 1824, married Vilate Young;
  3. Harriet A. born March 13, 1826, married Ephraim Hanks;
  4. Clarissa C. born July 22, 1828, married Brigham Young;
  5. Fanny M. born April 24, 1830, married Feramorz Little;
  6. Isaac Perry born August 7, 1840, married Elizabeth Ogden.

Family home Provo Valley, Utah. Farmer. Died 1873.

Sources:

Decker, Charles Franklin

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Isaac Decker and Harriet Page Wheeler). Born June 21, 1824, in New York state. Came to Utah October 2, 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company.

Married:Vilate Young February 24, 1847, Winter Quarters, Nebraska. (daughter of President Brigham Young and Miriam Works), who was born June 1, 1830.
Their children:
  1. Miriam Vilate born January 15, 1848, married Louis E. Granger;
  2. Alice Luella born July 23, 1851, married Joseph Pitt;
  3. Charles Franklin born May 24, 1854, married Annie Thomas;
  4. Louie Isaac born June 4, 1857;
  5. Brigham LeRoy born January 14, 1859, married Fannie Taylor;
  6. Patty Smoot, married Emma Kammerman;
  7. Loretta Elmina born December 24, 1861, married Heber C. Sorenson;
  8. Lois Elizabeth born June 19, 1865;
  9. Fera Wallace born January 26, 1872, married Leila Rogers, married Emma Decker.

Family home Salt Lake City.

    1. mall carrier 1851-55. Trail blazer and scout. Brought first planing and door mill to Utah. Died March 22, 1901.
Sources:

Decker, Isaac Perry

Note

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

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(son of Isaac Decker and Harriet Page Wheeler). Born August 7, 1840, Winchester, Scott county, Illinois. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married:Elizabeth Ogden January 3, 1860, Draper, Utah (daughter of Edward and Sarah Ogden of Salt Lake City, latter a pioneer October, 1853). She was born September 26, 1842.
Their children:
  1. Charles F. born September 15, 1863, married Elizabeth A. Dunn;
  2. Feramorz born November 8, 1868, married Pearl Gay;
  3. Elizabeth born July 30, 1871, married W. E. Brown;
  4. Joseph born August 23, 1874, married Lily Parrish;
  5. Le Roy born April 14, 1877, married Milla Stevens;
  6. Roy born December 27, 1879, married Lottie Brown;
  7. Ira Otis born August 30, 1882, married Nora King.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Elder. Carried U. S. mail by pony express in early days.

Sources:

Decker, Charles Franklin

Note

Mayor of Provo, Utah for two terms.

(son of Isaac Perry Decker and Elizabeth Ogden). Born September 15, 1863, Salt Lake City

Married:Elizabeth A. Dunn October 29, 1888, Provo, Utah (daughter of James Dunn and Hannah Fielding, pioneers 1852). She was born August 24, 1871.
Their children:
  1. Charles Verl born August 9, 1889, married Essie Cook;
  2. Ethel born June 12, 1891;
  3. Elmer J. born September 1, 1893;
  4. Stanley D. born September 6, 1895;
  5. Harold Glenn born February 18, 1898;
  6. Edna born January 11, 1902;
  7. Alice born July 12, 1905;
  8. Beth born February 19, 1911.

Family home Provo.

Member Provo city council two terms; mayor two terms the first to be elected under the commission form of government. Assisted in locating springs and supervised collecting water and installing new water system for Provo city.

Sources:

Dee, Thomas Hill

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of John Dee). He was born May 11, 1812, Merthyr Tydfll, Glamorganshire, Wales. Came to Utah September 3, 1860, James D. Ross company.

Married:Elizabeth Reese May 28, 1837, at Swansea, Glamorganshire (daughter of Thomas Reese and Margaret Dolton), who was born November 25, 1812, at Swansea, and died March 25, 1892, Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Annie born August 13, 1839, married James Taylor March 23, 1861;
  2. James L. born February 25, 1842, married Eliza Webb, married Ellen Brown;
  3. Thomas Duncombe born November 10, 1844, married Annie Taylor;
  4. Elizabeth born August 13, 1851 died November 10, 1866.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Pioneer died August 21, 1877.

Sources:

Dee, Thomas Duncombe

(son of Thomas Hill Dee and Elizabeth Reese). Born November 10, 1844, Llanelly, Caermarthenshire, South Wales.

Married:Annie Taylor April 10, 1871. Salt Lake City (daughter of John Taylor, born September 7, 1823 at Chester, England, and died December 4, 1884, at Salt Lake City, and Ann Sanders, born September 18, 1828, at Lostockgalen, where she died July 6, 1854, married May 25, 1848, former a pioneer September 17, 1860, captain of his company). She was born November 4, 1852, at Lostockgalen.
Their children:
  1. Thomas Reese born February 27, 1873, died December 18, 1894;
  2. Annie Maude born November 20, 1875, married Richard B. Porter August 11, 1902;
  3. Mary Elizabeth born January 27, 1878, married Ambrose A. Shaw December 9, 1903;
  4. Margaret born July 9, 1880, married Frank E. Higginbotham January 1, 1906;
  5. Edith May born May 3, 1883, married Glenn Mack July 10, 1901;
  6. Florence Emily born February 12, 1886, married George S. Barker June 17, 1908;
  7. Rosabelle Cora born July 11, 1888, married Joseph F. Barker December 21, 1910;
  8. Lawrence Taylor born August 3, 1891.

Settled at Ogden 1860.

Closely identified with public schools 1870-1905; president school board; city assessor 1877-85; justice of peace, police judge and alderman 1883-87; member city council 1891-92, during which time the city fire department building and city jail were constructed; member state board of equalization 1896-1905. One of promoters of and builders of Utah & Pacific railroad 1898, now a part of the S. P. L. A. & S. L. R. R. Sunday school superintendent 30 years. Vice-president First National bank of Ogden 12 years.

Sources:

De La Mare, Philip

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

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(son of Francis de la Mare, born March 18, 1794, and Jane Esther Abler, born 1794, both at St. Heller, Jersey. Channel Islands, England). He was born April 3, 1823, in Groovil Parish, Jersey. Came to Utah November, 1852, captain of his own company.

Married:Mary Parkins September, 1846 (daughter of Christopher Parkins and Isabel Pivis), who was born May 16, 1823.
Their children:
  1. Mary Jane born May 16, 1848, died;
  2. Philip Francis born February 16, 1849, married Elvina Mallet June 16, 1880 Theophilus born 1861, died;
  3. Esther Jane born March 11, 1855, married Charles Walters May 8, 1872;
  4. Joseph William born September 1859, married Alice Atkin 1884;
  5. Hyrum born April 6, 1867, died.
Married:Mary Chevalier 1851, St. Louis, Missouri.(daughter of Daniel Mathew Chevalier and Elizabeth Le Corneu), who was born February 20, 1823, Trewly, Jersey Island.
Their children:
  1. Francis born 1853, died;
  2. Elizabeth born December 8, 1854, married John W. Tate 1875;
  3. Sophia born August 10, 1857, married John McLaws December 27, 1876;
  4. John born April 8, 1859, married Agnes McKendrick February 12, 1879;
  5. Mary Eliza born January 6, 1861, married Alvin McCuistion December 23, 1880;
  6. Thomas born July 23, 1864, married Loretta McKendrick December 23, 1884;
  7. Alice born February 7, 1866, married James Gowans February 12, 1885.
Married:Jeanetta Meiklejohn July, 1857, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Robert Meiklejohn and Mary McLackan, pioneers October 24, 1855, Milo Andrus company). She was born April 13, 1840, in Dumbartonshire, Scotland.
Their children:
  1. Robert M. born October 6, 1859, died 1860;
  2. Lydia M. born March 2, 1865;
  3. Mary Agnes born February 8, 1867, died;
  4. Josephine M. born January 30, 1869, married William W. H. Boyce August 1, 1891;
  5. Colin M. born January 11, 1871, married Caroline Green June 22, 1892;
  6. Franklin M. born November 16, 1873, married Ellen Holstein January 8, 1893;
  7. Ann Jeannetta born December 30, 1875, married Henry W. Droubay June 8, 1898;
  8. Clarence Philip born July 12, 1884.

Families resided Tooele City, Utah.

Brought machinery for sugar mill to America.

Sources:

De La Mare, Philip Francis

(son of Philip de la Mare and Mary Parkins). Born February 16, 1849, Jersey, Channel Islands.

Married:Elvina Lucas Mallet June 16, 1880, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Philip Mallet and Jane Lucas, who came to Utah in 1869). She was born February 11, 1856, also in Jersey.
Their children:
  1. Mary Jane born November 16, 1881, died;
  2. Isabel M. born March 14, 1885;
  3. Mabel Clara born June 23, 1887, died;
  4. Theophilus George born September 10, 1890;
  5. Alma Joseph born February 8, 1892.

Family home Tooele, Utah.

Sources:

Denison, Hans

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Rasmus Denison, born March 1788, Skalgendrup, Fyen Island, Denmark, and Inger Mortens, born 1872 in Sweden). He was born July 20, 1824, Gjentofte, Copenhagen Amt, Denmark. Came to Utah September 30, 1853, John Forsgren company.

Married:Johanah Christofferson November 22, 1845, who was born December 4, 1825.
Their children:
  1. Rasmus born December 6, 1846, died January 25, 1847;
  2. Jens born January 10, 1849, married Johanne Madsen November 21, 1875;
  3. Kerstine born September 3, 1851, died September 10, 1851;
  4. Ephraim born March 19, 1853, married Mary Ellen Johnson January 12, 1873;
  5. Hans born July 29, 1856, married Mary Agnes Braithwaite November 8, 1878;
  6. Joseph born March 19, 1860, married Marie Larsen December 3, 1880;
  7. Johanah born January 8, 1863, married Christian Henningson April 1891;
  8. Hyrum born January 6, 1865, married Barbara Stutzenegger January 7, 1891.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Married:Anne Margrette Hansen October 13, 1873, Salt Lake City, who was born June 24, 1839, Sjelland, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Christian M. born July 14, 1874, married Mary C. Apelgren November 2, 1898.
Married:Anna Nielsen November 3, 1880, St. George, Utah, who was born November 13, 1846, Sanded, Sjelland, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Johannes born June 14, 1882, died October 20, 1887;
  2. Inger Marie born July 19, 1883;
  3. Emanuel born June 19, 1885.

Settled at Manti 1853, where he served as ward teacher. Assisted in building the Salt Lake, Manti and St. George temples. Died January 13, 1904.

Sources:

Denison, Ephraim

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Hans Denison and Johanah Christofferson). Born March 19, 1853, at New Orleans, Louisiana. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Mary Ellen Johnson January 12, 1873, Manti, Utah (daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Johnson, pioneers 1853). She was born August 16, 1851, Stockport, Cheshire, England.
Their children:
  1. Mary Elizabeth born December 16, 1873, married Rasmus Nielson April 20, 1898;
  2. Joseph Ephraim born November 13, 1875, married Electia Beauregard March 28, 1906;
  3. Robert Francis born July 22, 1877, married Amanda Willardson December 19, 1906;
  4. Alma Arthur born June 23, 1880, married Hazel A. Voorhees June 6, 1907;
  5. James Nephi born December 9, 1882, died September 22, 1883;
  6. Ellen Hannah born August 18, 1884, married Jefferson Bradley June 14, 1905;
  7. William Hans born May 15, 1886, married Mary Jensen June 30, 1909;
  8. Grace born May 24, 1888, died October 5, 1903;
  9. Margret born September 11, 1892.

Family home Sterling, Utah.

Bishop’s counselor, Sterling ward, 1893-1910.

Sources:

Denning, James

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Henry Denning and Martha Nichols of Colford, England). Born March 2, 1830, Cofford, Kelmerston, Somersetshire, England. Came to Utah October 17, 1853, Christopher Arthur company.

Married:Sarah Merrifield July 8, 1849, Tahowan, Monmouthshire, England. (daughter of Uriah Merrifield and Jane Denning of Kilmerston Parish). She was born August 19, 1832, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Jane born May 4, 1850, married Joseph Astle December 9, 1866;
  2. James H. born January 25, 1853, married Rosanna Williams December 21, 1874;
  3. Joseph Arthur born July 28, 1855, married Lydia Dahlstrom December 9, 1887;
  4. John A. born November 4, 1857, married Dora M. Rawson November 4, 1890;
  5. Mary M. born February 24, 1860, married George G. Campbell February 24, 1878;
  6. Ephraim M. born December 9, 1862, married Lydia Dahlstrom;
  7. Martha M. born January 3, 1864, married Dan W. Kent December 9, 1880;
  8. Elizabeth M. born February 14, 1866, married Ayriah F. Williams March 4, 1885;
  9. Dan M. born April 14, 1869, married Sarah A. Jones December 16, 1898;
  10. Philip M. born June 9, 1870, married Mary A. Ashdown February 24, 1896;
  11. Elvira M. born February 28, 1872, married Ellock Gleed July 24, 1889;
  12. Uriah M. born June 22, 1874, married Agnes Henderson;
  13. William M. born 1876, died December 24, 1878.

Family resided at Bountiful and Logan, Utah, and Montpelier (1863-77) and Malad, Idaho.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Took part in Echo canyon war. Elder. Died May 2, 1898, Malad, Idaho.

Sources:

Denning, James Henry

(son of James Denning and Sarah Merrifield). Born January 25, 1853, on board ship in Irish Channel.

Married:Rosanna William December 21, 1874, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Jones Williams and Mary Jones of Brigham City, Utah, and Malad, Idaho; former came to Utah October 17, 1853, Christopher Arthur company, the latter October 1856, Edward Bunker company). She was born December 13, 1859, at Brigham City.
Their children:
  1. James Henry born November 3, 1875, married Martha K. Wetzel October 28, 1897;
  2. Mary W. born October 8, 1877, married Cadwalander Owens December 1, 1897;
  3. John W. born October 2, 1881, married Almira Flitton June 1, 1904, married Eva Ainsworth December 10, 1908;
  4. Sarah Adell W. born July 28, 1884, married Peter H. Westergard December 21, 1904;
  5. Rosanna W. born August 15, 1887, married Edwin L. Jennings October 8, 1902;
  6. Effie W. born June 3, 1891, died November 14, 1898;
  7. Martha born December 19, 1902;
  8. George W. born December 18, 1894;
  9. Oliver W. born November 17, 1897.

Family home lona, Idaho.

Married:Emma Jane Squires March 22, 1883. Salt Lake City (daughter of Henry A. Squires and Emma C. Slade. pioneers 1856 and 1857, respectively, married October 21, 1858, Salt Lake City). She was born October 22, 1868, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Matilda Jane born October 17, 1884, married John W. Duncan November 24, 1904;
  2. Myrtle born October 8, 1887;
  3. Jeddie S. born August 18, 1890, married Cornelia Moss September 12, 1911;
  4. Ester born April 15, 1893;
  5. Harriet born November 17, 1894;
  6. Lucy born November 8, 1896;
  7. Olive born October 31, 1898;
  8. Clara Bell born July 6, 1900;
  9. Emeline born December 20, 1902;
  10. Pearl born January 21, 1905;
  11. Echo born June 26, 1909.

High Priest; high councilor in Bingham stake; counselor to Bishop James P. Harrison of St. John ward. Farmer.

Sources:

Dennis, William Taylor

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Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

Born January 18, 1810, in Lincoln county, Tennessee. Came to Utah 1855, Gilbert I. Gavin company.

Married:Tabitha Bankhead December 8, 1836, in Tennessee. She was born December 13, 1809.
Their children:
  1. Dorothy Jane born June 16, 1838, married David P. Rainey February 9, 1857;
  2. Sina;
  3. Mary E.;
  4. Grace;
  5. Delia C.;
  6. Tabitha.
Sources:

Derrick, Zachariah Wise

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

Born March 1, 1814, Heysham, Somersetshire, England. Came to Utah in 1847.

Married:Mary Shepherd, who was born August 12, 1812, Longthorp, Yorkshire, England.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann Shepherd born January 8, 1837, died November 3, 1870;
  2. Zachariah Thomas born January 19, 1840;
  3. Elizabeth born November 29, 1842;
  4. John born August 19, 1847;
  5. Ursula Shepherd born September 21, 1851;
  6. William Henry born April 23, 1854;
  7. Alfred Matthews born April 9, 1856.
Sources:

Derricott, Charles

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of John Derricott and Mary Tittle, of Shropshire, England). Born 1806, Shropshire, England. Came to Utah September 2, 1868, Daniel D. McArthur company.

Married:Mary Ashley in England (daughter of William Ashley and Martha Larrens of Shropshire, England). She was born August 8, 1805.
Their children:
  1. Sarah;
  2. Martha;
  3. Charles;
  4. Ann;
  5. Susannah;
  6. Josiah;
  7. Mary Ann;
  8. Caroline;
  9. Rebecca. He died March, 1885, Liberty, Idaho.
Sources:

Derricott, Joseph

(son of Charles Derricott and Mary Ashley). Born August 25, 1849, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Marintha Watkins September 11, 1871 (daughter of Thomas Watkins and Lydia Mathews), who was born September 1, 1852, and came to Utah in 1871.
Their children:
  1. Joseph T. born September 13, 1872, married Lydia A. Slight 1903;
  2. Josiah born 1874, married Alice Buttler 1906;
  3. Charles born 1876, married Leverna Hymas 1901;
  4. Althara born September 15, 1878, married Frank Wood 1900;
  5. Orson born November 1, 1880, married Effie King 1902;
  6. Mary L. born January 2, 1883, married Joseph Hoge;
  7. Martha Ann born May 17, 1885;
  8. Paulina born August 1, 1887, married Frank Skinner 1908;
  9. Ida born April 27, 1890;
  10. William born September 19, 1892.

Family home Liberty, Idaho.

Married:Annie E. Gambling April 4, 1901, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Elizabeth Powell and Thomas Gambling of Southampton, England, married July 26, 1869). She was born September 9, 1871, at Southampton.
Their children:
  1. Marintha born March 20, 1902;
  2. Harold born May 31, 1903;
  3. Raymond born October 13, 1904;
  4. Ascheal Ray born May 13, 1906;
  5. Mildred born July 20, 1908;
  6. Elizabeth Wyona born October 26, 1911.

Family home Liberty, Idaho.

Drove herd of lame cows and oxen across plains. Sunday school superintendent Liberty ward 1881-1902.

Sources:

Despain, Solomon Joseph

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

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Born December 3, 1823, Lauderdale county, Alaabama Came to Utah August 16, 1861. David H. Cannon company.

Married:Ruth Amelia Newell (daughter of Asael Newell).

Family home was in Tennessee.

Married:Susan Dean May 17, 1862. Salt Lake City (daughter of William Dean and Nancy Mullen), who was born November 17, 1843, in Arkansas.
Their children:
  1. Martha E. born February 23, 1863, married William Thompson September 27, 1878;
      1. born September 28, 1864, married Hannah E. A. Butler February 20, 1889;
  2. Effie E. born November 23, 1866, married F. S. Cowley December 11, 1889;
  3. George F. born September 21, 1869, married Prudence G. Butler September 20, 1899;
  4. Anna L. born September 1, 1871, married Alva J. Butler February 20, 1895;
  5. Charles R. born November 6, 1873;
  6. De Bart born September 17, 1875, married Bertha Kenner September 21, 1899;
  7. Frank P. born September 2, 1878, married Margaret Butler November 5, 1897;
      1. born December 28, 1880;
  8. Ida B. born December 12, 1883, married Amos E. Jensen March 1906.

Family home Granite, Utah.

Bishop Granite ward 1877-86. Justice of peace and also postmaster at Granite. Died February 17, 1895.

Sources:

Devey, John

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of William Devey and Ann Kershaw, of Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England). Born January 28, 1849, at Wolverhampton. Came to Utah September 24, 1868, Edward T. Mumford company.

Married:Hannah A. A. Timms June 20, 1868, at Liverpool, England. (daughter of William Timms and Mary Ann Avery, of Birmingham; the former came to Utah August 16, 1871, the latter August 1, 1873). She was born April 24, 1851.
Their children:
  1. Fannie Ann born August 19, 1869, married Samuel O. Strong December 16, 1886;
  2. Alfred John born September 29, 1871, married Elizabeth Marsh 1892;
  3. Albert William born August 3, 1873, died October 11, 1873;
  4. Joseph Franklin born October 27, 1874, married Mary Ruth Oakey August 23, 1889;
  5. Amy Demarias born November 8, 1876, married Hyrum Smith January 16, 1907;
  6. John born August 28, 1878, married Olive Marsh February 23, 1900;
  7. Hannah Alice Avery born November 9, 1880, married Samuel A. Hutchings September 27, 1900;
  8. Walter Avery born September 14, 1882, married Maacha Ellen Boley March 19, 1902.

Family home Alpine, Utah.

Sources:

Dewey, John H.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Ashbell Dewey and Harriet Adams of Little River, Massachusetts). Born February 7, 1832 at Little River. Came to Utah September 26, 1847, A. O. Smoot company.

Married:Ann Lamoreaux 1855, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Andrew Lamoreaux and Isabelle Wilson of Glasgow, Scotland pioneers 1848). She was born April 8, 1834.
Their children:
  1. Annette, married Thomas K. Stephens;
  2. Luella;
  3. Emily;
  4. John H., married Annie Smith;
  5. Caroline, married Arthur Moulton;
  6. Abigail, married Oscar Bourne;
  7. William G., died aged 19;
  8. Charles H., died aged 27;
  9. Isabella.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Freighter; carpenter; sawyer; miner.

Sources:

Diamond, James

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of James and Nancy Diamond of Ireland). Born June 22, 1833, Crossland, County Kerry, Ireland. Came to Utah 1847, independent company.

Married:Mary Ann Burton August 14, 1859 (daughter of John Burton and Harriet Bradshaw, pioneers 1852, Mark Hall company). She was born June 14, 1843, and came to Utah with parents.
Their children:
  1. James Burton born August 6, 1860;
  2. John Michael born January 18, 1862, died March 14, 1866;
  3. Theodore Edwin born November 20, 1863;
  4. Harriet Izola born August 13, 1865, died January 22, 1868;
  5. William Henry born March 27, 1867;
  6. Thomas Byron born July 26, 1869, died March 26, 1870;
  7. Alice Lillian born May 9, 1871;
  8. Martin Vaughn born June 18, 1873, died September 26, 1879;
  9. Leonard Lorus born May 21, 1875, married Harriet Pearl Lee;
  10. David Delbert born October 25, 1877;
  11. Nancy Mabel born October 28, 1879;
  12. Marvin Veil born March 27, 1882;
  13. Mark Irvin born August 22, 1884.

Settled at Manti, where he did the first plowing. Moved to Springville, where he died April 12, 1908.

Sources:

Diamond, Leonard Lorus

(son of James Diamond and Mary Ann Burton). He was born May 21, 1875, Springville, Utah.

Married:Harriet Pearl Lee April 29, 1903, at Mapleton, Utah (daughter of John H. Lee and Emma Kelsie).
Their children:
  1. Leonard Lee born May 23, 1904;
  2. Louise born August 14, 1906, died July 25, 1910;
  3. Russel born August 7, 1908.
Sources:

Dickson, Billa

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of John Dickson, born August 24, 1781. and Mary Henderson, born April 11, 1775, both in New York state). He was born March 8, 1815, Elizabeth, Upper Canada. Came to Utah October 1852, Captain Walker company.

Married:Mary Ann Stoddard (daughter of Judson Stoddard and Samantha Hodge), who was born October 18, 1817, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Samantha Jane born February 25, 1838, married Everett Van Norton;
  2. Albert Douglass born January 26, 1840, married Nancy E. Shipley, married Harriet R. Flint;
  3. Judson born April 20, 1843;
  4. Alvira Aurelia born January 26, 1846, married William J. Henderson;
  5. William Henderson born March 22, 1850, married Martha Slade;
  6. John Henry born November 13, 1853, married Avilda Hickman.

Family home Rickville, Utah.

Settled at American Fork 1852, and opened a blacksmith shop; moved to Davis county 1853, and to Richville, 1863. Watermaster and justice of peace at Richville. Died January 30, 1878, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Dickson, Albert Douglas

Note

Bishop Richville, Utah ward 36 years.

(son of Billa Dickson and Mary Ann Stoddard). Born January 26, 1840, in Porter county, Indiana.

Married:Nancy Elizabeth Shipley March 28, 1861, Kaysville, Utah (daughter of John Shipley and Sarah Perkins, who was born December 12, 1840, in Illinois).
Their children:
  1. Mary Alvira born May 20, 1862;
  2. Albert born April 12, 1865, married Emma Francom;
  3. Lucy Louisa born October 4, 1867, married Henry Lee;
  4. John Sheldon born September 18, 1870, married Jennie Creager;
  5. Judson born February 21, 1873, married Gundel Lyman;
  6. William Jasper born May 24, 1875, married Annie Belle Creager;
  7. George Henry born September 10, 1878, died June 6, 1898;
  8. James Douglass born August 17, 1880;
  9. Moroni Denzil born September 4, 1882.

Family home Richville, Utah.

Married:Harriet Rosella Flint (daughter of William Flint and Mary Jane Goodridge, married December 24, 1850, pioneers 1848 and 1850, respectively). She was born January 22, 1861. Bountiful, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Abel Josiah born December 3, 1880, married Annie Cottom December 4, 1901;
  2. Asa Leonard born September 29, 1883;
  3. Nancy Elizabeth born October 1, 1885, married George Hansen January 10, 1912;
  4. Rufus born January 23, 1887;
  5. Sophia born September 12, 1888, married David Weaver February 23, 1910;
  6. Harriet born September 15, 1890;
  7. Bert Stoddard born May 2, 1892;
  8. Jared born November 24, 1896;
  9. Elbern born August 4, 1899;
  10. Ford born October 6, 1902.

Family home Richville, Utah.

Assisted in bringing immigrants and freight to Utah. Settled at Richville 1863 and assisted in building canals and wagon roads. Water master, road commissioner and trustee at Richville. Bishop Richville ward 36 years.

Sources:

Diehl, Christopher

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Aldoth Diehl and Barabah Meisinger of Germany). Born March 22, 1831, Butzbach, Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany. Came to Utah April 1, 1866.

Married:Ann Bothardt May 13, 1860, San Francisco, California (daughter of Christopher and Elizabeth Bothardt of Germany), who was born August 6, 1835.
Their children:
  1. Anna, married Frank B. Willis;
  2. Christopher B., married Lena Preston.

Member of city council two terms; assessor and collector of water rates. Grand Secretary Grand Lodge of Utah, F. & A. M., from 1882-1886. Treasurer and Secretary 1870-74 and 1882 until time of his death. Died September 17, 1912, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sources:

Diehl, Christopher Bothardt

(son of Christopher Diehl and Anna Bothardt). Born January 10, 1874, Salt Lake City.

Married:Lena Preston at Salt Lake City (daughter of Robert Preston and Mary Perry of England).
Their children:
  1. Christopher Bothardt, Jr., born July 11, 1903;
  2. Mary Mavia born February 28, 1906;
  3. Dorothy, born September 24, 1909.

Family home Salt Lake City.

City judge; prosecuting attorney; attorney at law.

Sources:

Dille, David B.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of David B. Dille and Harriet Lucretia Welch of Ohio). Born in Ohio. Came to Utah October, 1850, Captain Bennett company.

Married:Harriet L. Welch in Ohio.
Their children:
  1. Israel;
  2. Arvis C. born October 26, 1839, married Mary Ann Bradley;
  3. Ruth born February 1848, married Thomas E. Ricks 1865.
Sources:

Dille, Arvis C.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of David B. Dille and Harriet Lucretia Welsh). He was born October 26, 1839, in Indiana. Came to Utah 1860, with father.

Married:Mary Ann Bradley March 15, 1863, Logan, Utah (daughter of John Bradley and Mary Ann Williams, pioneers September 24, 1862, Homer Duncan company). She was born June 10, 1845, Staffordshire, England.
Their children:
  1. Mary Elizabeth born January 8, 1864, married Daniel Cochrane August 1887;
  2. Arvis Thomas born January 6, 1866;
  3. Anna L. born April 2, 1868;
  4. Clara E. born July 4, 1870;
  5. Minerva born September 10, 1872, married Charles B. Valentine September 12, 1893;
  6. Hiram born November 3, 1874, married Rachel Walker June 1, 1898;
  7. Martha born March 30, 1877, married Wilford E. Anderson October 9, 1896;
  8. John born April 15, 1879, married Adell Gibbs December 16, 1903;
  9. Nancy Jane born September 19, 1881, married James Cherry February 28, 1901;
  10. George H. born November 7, 1885, married Rosa Klinger;
  11. Harriet L. born January 12, 1888, married George A. Watson November 2, 1908;
  12. Ida Maud born February 12, 1890, married Amos Gallup November 2, 1908.
Sources:

Dille, Hiram

(son of Arvis C. Dille and Mary Ann Bradley). Born November 3, 1874. Hyrum, Utah.

Married:Rachel Walker June 1, 1898, Neeley, Idaho (daughter of Rufus Walker and Cyntha Ann Mikesell, pioneers August 1, 1860, David H. Cannon company). She was born November 14, 1877, Little Cottonwood, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Vernice born March 10, 1899;
  2. Vera born May 11, 1902;
  3. Bernice W. born January 10, 1906;
  4. Norma born April 9, 1907;
  5. Baby born November 25, 1910;
  6. Grace Dille born July 19, 1912.
Sources:

Dittmore, Henry

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of George Nicholas Dittmore and Mania Heiner). Born June 8, 1836, Saxony, Germany. Came to Utah 1861.

Married:Rachel Smuin March 11, 1864, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Smuin and Sarah Hook of England), who was born May 6, 1844, and died May 8, 1908.
Their children:
  1. Henry Arthur, died;
  2. Caroline Mary, married David Thomas Stratton;
  3. George Nicholas, married Minnie B. York;
  4. Eliza, married David Call;
  5. David Martin, married Annie Rosengreen;
  6. Ann Eva, married Benjamin Heaps;
  7. Emily Ellesa, married Andrew A. Johnson;
  8. Lewis Henry, married Lorintha Iverson;
  9. Esther Sarah, married Samuel H. Kirk;
  10. Louisa, died;
  11. Alice.

Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Elder. Tailor. Early settler in Morgan county. Died January 6, 1893.

Sources:

Dittmore, Lewis Henry

(son of Henry Dittmore and Rachel Smuin). Born December 20, 1880, at Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Married:Eda Lorintha Iverson February 12, 1908, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Alma Nicholas Iverson and Sarah Jane Tuckett of Pleasant Grove), who was born April 4, 1887.
Their children:
  1. Marlin Lewis born February 17, 1909.

Missionary to Australia and New South Wales; ward teacher. Farmer.

Sources:

Dixon, Henry Aldous

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1857.

(son of John Henry Dixon, born May 28, 1786, died April, 1874, London, England and Judith Boardman, born November 16, 1796, at London, and died September 23, 1865, both of South Africa). He was born March 14, 1835, Grahamstown, Cape Colony, South Africa. Came to Utah September 12, 1857, Jesse B. Martin company.

Married:Sarah DeGrey January 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of John DeGrey born 1804, died 1845 and Maria Brooks born April 10, 1805, died April 2, 1876, both of Dudley, Worcestershire, England. Pioneers September, 1857, Jesse B. Martin company). She was born January 27, 1845, at Dudley.
Their children:
  1. Henry Alfred born November 14, 1865, died July 1, 1867;
  2. John DeGrey born July 16, 1867, married Sarah Ann Lewis;
  3. Arthur DeGrey born October 5, 1869, married Catherine M. Morgan;
  4. Maria Louisa born January 6, 1872, married Arthur Nichols Taylor;
  5. Ernest born December 22, 1873, married May Paintec;
  6. Charles Owen born November 22, 1875, married Virginia Beckstead;
  7. Walter born November 15, 1877, married Louie Maiben;
  8. LeRoy born October 16, 1881, married Electa Smoot;
  9. Arnold born May 30, 1884, married May Banks.
Married:Mary Annie Smith April 13, 1869, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Robert Smith and Mary Ann Brown of Hull, Yorkshire, England; latter a pioneer September 26, 1868). She was born October 3, 1852, at Hull.
Their children:
  1. Alice Smith born April 29, 1870, married Jabez W. Dangerfield;
  2. Sarah Anne born December 7, 1871, married Alexander McConachie;
  3. William Aldous born April 21, 1873, married Harriett Hands;
  4. Robert Smith born November 10, 1874, died December 18, 1874;
  5. Albert Frederick born March 31, 1876, married Sena Rasmussen;
  6. Parley Smith born June 9, 1878, married Mary Etola Dangerfield;
  7. Harriet Amelia born May 24, 1882, married George W. West.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 45th quorum seventies; missionary to England and Africa 1860-64, and again to England 1879-81. Provo city treasurer and councilman; Utah county treasurer 1872-78. Secretary Provo Woolen Mills; manager Provo branch ZCMI; bookkeeper. Died April 4, 1884.

Sources:

Dixon, John DeGrey

(son of Henry Aldous Dixon and Sarah DeGrey). Born July 16, 1867, at Salt Lake City.

Married:Sarah Ann Lewis September 18, 1889, at Manti temple, Utah (daughter of William John Lewis and Jane Davis of Wales pioneers with Dan Jones handcart company). She was born April 23, 1868.
Their children:
  1. Henry Aldous born June 29, 1890;
  2. John Williams born September 6, 1892, died June 6, 1894;
  3. Stanley Lewis born March 3, 1895;
  4. Rulon Sterlin born September 9, 1898;
  5. Maud born February 28, 1901;
  6. Lucian DeGrey born June 17, 1903, died March 22, 1904;
  7. Grant born March 30, 1905, died December 18, 1905.

Family resided Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah.

High priest; missionary to Virginia 1896-97. City councilman and city recorder at Provo; secretary Provo school district, also of state land board; state treasurer 1901-05. Bookkeeper Provo Lumber Company; secretary and treasurer Taylor Bros. Company; cashier Farmers’ and Merchants’ bank at Provo. Bishop’s counselor, 30th ward, Salt Lake City; president 45th quorum seventies; Sunday school superintendent, president and secretary YMMIA, 3d ward, Provo; member high council.

Sources:

Dixon, William Wilkinson

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of John Dixon of England). Born November 14, 1818, Cumberlandshire, England. Came to Utah 1851.

Married:Sabra Lake August 16, 1842, Hancock county, Illinois. (daughter of James Lake and Millie Smith of Canada, pioneers 1850, James Lake company). She was born July 17, 1824.
Their children:
  1. Henry born June 1, 1843, married Amelia Garner;
  2. Harvey born September 12, 1844, married Kittie W. Pritchett, married Susie Harmon;
  3. Emma Jane born September 2, 1846, married Dudley Chase;
  4. Lydia Ann born October 22, 1848;
  5. Mary Lucy born April 12, 1850, married Cyrus Rawson;
  6. Electa F. born June 2, 1852, married Lyman Skeen;
  7. Sarah E. born October 1, 1861, married Charles D. Brown;
  8. Riley G. born November 9, 1866, married Mary Ann Taylor;
  9. Alfred born January 3, 1869, married Ida Ellen Harris;
  10. Dudley;
  11. James;
  12. Bailey;
  13. John;
  14. Esther;
  15. Sabra; latter six died.

Family home Harrisville, Utah.

High priest. Farmer. Died June 10, 1891.

Sources:

Dixon, Alfred

(son of William Wilkinson Dixon and Sabra Lake). Born January 3, 1869, Harrisville, Utah.

Married:Ida Ellen Harris May 15, 1901, Salt Lake City (daughter of Martin H. Harris and Louise Sargent of Harrisville, Utah), who was born November 27, 1875, at Harrisville.
Only child:
  1. Fern Louise born September 30, 1910.

Family home Harrisville.

Missionary 1897-99; high councilor North Weber stake.

Sources:

Dixon, Henry

(son of William W. Dixon and Sabra Lake). Born June 1, 1843, Scott county, Illinois.

Married:Amelia Jane Garner November 13, 1871, Salt Lake City (daughter David Garner and Dolly Durfee of North Ogden, Utah, pioneers 1860). She was born May 10, 1853, at North Ogden.
Their children:
  1. Henry G. born August 23, 1872, died, July 8, 1881;
  2. David W. born April 20, 1874, died April 21, 1874;
  3. Amelia E. born February 20, 1876, married C. U. Meyers January 8, 1902;
  4. Riley L. born January 27, 1878, married Finnis Fife October 30, 1901;
  5. Etta L. born September 22, 1880;
  6. Earnest E. born April 30, 1882, married Myrtle Adler November 1, 1905;
  7. Chloa A. born October 19, 1884;
  8. Albert G. born September 30, 1887, died March 7, 1889;
  9. Alma A. born April 6, 1890, died infant;
  10. Coral Carlson born April 18, 1897.

Family home Clifton, Idaho.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah in 1868. High priest. Farmer. Died July 30, 1908, Preston, Idaho.

Sources:

Dixon, Earnest E.

(son of Henry Dixon and Amelia Jane Garner). Born April 30, 1882, Clifton, Idaho.

Married:Myrtle Alder November 1, 1905, Logan, Utah (daughter of Alfred W. Adler and Sarah Jensen of Preston, Idaho, pioneers September 23, 1853). She was born October 26, 1884, at Preston.
Their children:
  1. Henry Adler born October 19, 1908;
  2. Alfred Adler born May 1, 1910;
  3. Douglas Alder born September 27, 1911.

Family home Banida, Idaho.

Missionary to northern states 1905-07; president YMMIA 1908-1909; 2nd counselor Clifton ward bishopric 1910-12.

Sources:

Dobbie, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of John and Jane Dobbie of Lanarkshire, Scotland). Born May 24, 1826. Came to Utah 1853.

Married:Ellen Livingston (daughter of James and Christina Livingston), who was born May 30, 1831 and came to Utah October 2, 1856, Richard Ballantyne company.

Only child:

  1. William Dobbie Kuhre (adopted) born January 21, 1863, married Alice A. Drown April 14, 1886.

Pioneer mining and saw mill man.

Sources:

Dobson, Joseph

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Member of the Mormon Battalion and a Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Thomas Dobson and Ellen Ravenscroft, both of Outtonlew, Chestershire, England). Born June, 1805, in Chestershire. Came to Utah 1848, with part of Mormon Battalion.

Married:Elizabeth Frain 1836 in Chestershire (daughter of Thomas Frain). She was born 1801 and died 1843 at Nauvoo, Illinois.
Their children:
  1. Thomas P., married Annie G. McIntyre 1854;
  2. William, married Ann Hill 1860;
  3. Joseph, died.

Family resided Salt Lake City, Lehi, and Richmond, Utah.

Seventy and high priest. Assisted in building temple at Nauvoo; member Mormon Battalion. Settled at Salt Lake City 1848; moved to Lehi, and from there to Richmond Lived in Fredonia, Arizona, 30 years. Died 1864 Richmond, Utah.

Sources:

Dobson, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Joseph Dobson and Elizabeth Frain). He was born February 19, 1837, Macclesfield, Chestershire, England. Came to Utah 1850, Warren Foote company.

Married:Annie G. Mclntyre 1855, Farmington, Utah (daughter of Robert Mclntyre and Isabell Watson, of Bannockburn, Scotland pioneers 1848). She was born 1837 and died 1867.
Their children:
  1. Thomas M. born June 1856, married Amanda Gee;
  2. Joseph born 1857, married Agnes Beeby;
  3. William M. born 1860, married Elee Egar;
  4. Henry born 1863, died aged 15;
  5. Adam born 1867;
  6. Isabell, died.
Married:Elizabeth Wiseman 1881, St. George, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Jesse born 1883, married Eufrasia Cocks 1909;
  2. George born 1885, married Rhoda Ogden, 1909;
  3. John born 1891;
  4. Annie, married Ray Botton 1908;
  5. Elizabeth born 1887, married John Pearson 1911;
  6. Ellen born 1888, married Orson Jensen;
  7. Susie.

Member 40th quorum seventies. School teacher. Worked on Salt Lake and St. George temples. Drove a herd of stock across the plains. Settled at Richmond; moved to Farmington, then to Kanab, Utah. Was first settler in Fredonia, Arizona, and resided there for past 30 years.

Sources:

Domville, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of William Domville of Liverpool, England). Born March 6, 1794. Came to Utah October 4, 1851, Morris Phelps company.

Married:Mary Peters December 20, 1834, at Liverpool (daughter of Edward Peters and Elizabeth Pierce of Flencher, England). She was born July 10, 1796.
Their children:
  1. Peter;
  2. Jane;
  3. Elizabeth Emma, married Frederick W. Rose.

Family home 7th ward, Salt Lake City.

Assistant Sunday school superintendent; block teacher; high priest. Carpenter and builder. Died April 4, 1869.

Sources:

Donaldson, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of William Donaldson, born at Haddington, and Rachael Notman of Slateford, near Edinburgh, Scotland). Born September 30, 1842, London, England. Came to Utah 1863, William B. Preston company.

Married:Mary Ann Kent April 21, 1864 (daughter of James Kertin Kent and Alice Dickson, who were married in England). She was born August 21, 1840, and came to Utah 1863, Thomas E. Ricks company.
Their children:
  1. William Kent born December 21, 1865;
  2. Mary Alice K. born October 12, 1867, married John E. Butt;
  3. Marion Elizabeth born August 8, 1869;
  4. Rachael Kent born April 30, 1871, married Jesse E. Bigler;
  5. James Kirtin born May 1873;
  6. Rhoda Irene born June 15, 1874, married Isaac Clark;
  7. Marionetta Kent born June 29, 1786, married Harry M. Croft;
  8. Jane Ann Kent born May 29, 1878, married James Jensen;
  9. John Alexander Kent born June 1, 1880, married Rosy Maude Greene;
  10. Alma Kent born January 21, 1886, married Sally Janette Allen November 1, 1907.

Family resided Mendon, Utah, and Teton, Idaho.

Second counselor to Bishop Hughes, Mendon ward 1877; missionary to England 1880-82. Moved to Snake river valley 1883; bishop of Teton ward. Admitted to the bar as an attorney 1903; probate judge Fremont county 1903-11.

Sources:

Donaldson, Alma Kent

(son of John Donaldson and Mary Ann Kent). Born January 21, 1886, Teton Idaho.

Married:Sallie Jennett Allen November 1, 1907, Salt Lake City (daughter of John R. Allen and Sarah Jannett Leavitt of Lewiston, Utah, pioneers February 21, 1862). She was born March 27, 1885.
Only child:
  1. Allen born August 16, 1911.

Family home Teton, Idaho.

Member 149th quorum seventies; missionary to southern states 1907-09; teacher in YMMIA. Farmer.

Sources:

Doney, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of Elias Doney, born March 22, 1795, at Quethoich, and Maria Roberts of St. Stephens, both in Cornwall, England). He was born May 3, 1821, at St. Stephens. Came to Utah in early days.

Married:Ann George January 22, 1853, at St. Stephens (daughter of William and Temperance George), who was born November 28, 1831, and came to Utah September 26, 1866, Edmund Ellsworth handcart company.
Their children:
  1. Ann Temperance born November 1, 1854;
  2. Mary Jane born July 29, 1856, married Robert G. Lowe;
  3. Sarah born October 17, 1858, married L. L. Hatch December 28, 1883;
  4. Lucy Marian born March 28, 1861, married George C. Parkinson;
  5. Anah Eliza born August 17, 1863, married Joseph G. Lowe;
  6. John Franklin born December 16, 1866, married Sarah Cutler December 17, 1890;
  7. Elias William born May 28, 1869, married Susanna M. Mendenhall December 16, 1891;
  8. Robert George born December 15, 1872;
  9. Bessie Ann born January 28, 1875, married Fred S. Parkinson.

Family resided Payson, Utah, and Franklin, Idaho.

Married:Marinda Roberts.
Their children:
  1. Henry Levi born August 1, 1874, married Johanna Mecham;
  2. Joseph born March 20, 1876, married Isabelle Johnson.

Settled at Franklin, Idaho, 1860. High priest.

Sources:

Doney, Elias William

(son of John Doney and Ann George). Born May 28, 1869, Franklin, Idaho.

Married:Susanna M. Mendenhall December 16, 1891, Logan, Utah (daughter of Thomas Mendenhall and Louisa Smart), who was born November 29, 1871, Bear River, Idaho.
Their children:
  1. John Vernon M. born September 22, 1892;
  2. William M. born August 21, 1894;
  3. Verda M. born September 9, 1896;
  4. Levar M. born September 22, 1901;
  5. Horace M. born September 2, 1902;
  6. Grant M. born May 27, 1904;
  7. Parley M. born May 27, 1906;
  8. Alfonda M. born September 22, 1908.

Missionary to Great Britain 1898-1901; member council 18th quorum seventies 1901-09, also secretary and treasurer; high priest.

Sources:

Dorcheus, Niels

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Thue N. Dorcheus and Marianne Nielson of Lemvig, Jutland, Denmark). Born June 21, 1812, at Lemvig. Came to Utah September 9, 1860, James D. Ross company.

Married:Angelica C. Lund 1840, Copenhagen, Denmark, who was born June 24, 1808.
Their children:
  1. John T. born April 25, 1842, married Ellen Jensen;
  2. Laura M. born June 22, 1846, married John England.

Family resided Plain City, Gunnison, Scipio and Monroe, Utah.

High priest; member high council, Sevier stake. Carpenter on St. George temple. Died October 22, 1892.

Sources:

Dorcheus, John T.

(son of Niels Dorcheus and Angelica C. Lund). Born April 25, 1842, Copenhagen, Denmark. Came to Utah with father.

Married:Ellen Jensen February 18, 1865, Gunnison, Utah (daughter of Knud Jensen and Bodil Olson of Gunnison, Utah, pioneers 1862). She was born August 11, 1844; came to Utah September 15, 1859, Robert F. Neslen company, and died March 10, 1913, at Monroe, Utah.
Their children:
  1. John J. born December 19, 1866, married Julia Maria Larsen November 8, 1893;
  2. Niels O. born February 28, 1871, married Lydia Webb;
  3. Constant born March 12, 1874, married Birdie A. Hesse September 1, 1897;
  4. Angelica born December 3, 1877, died;
  5. Caroline born July 24, 1885, married Andrew Staples 1906.

Family resided Gunnison, Scipio and Monroe, Utah.

Married:Alice P. Wasden June 14, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Wasden and Mary Brooks, the former pioneer 1859, Robert F. Neslen company). She was born November 28, 1842, Ashton, England.
Their children:
  1. Mary E. born March 31, 1871, married Orson Washburn;
  2. Ismilda born December 19, 1872, married William England Jr.;
  3. Laura born November 11, 1874, married Charles England;
  4. Eugenia D. born 1877, married Joseph Howes;
  5. Parley born April 29, 1880, married Irene Ward;
  6. Alma M. born January 8, 1881.
Married:Mary McDonald December 20, 1882, St. George, Utah (daughter of Edward McDonald and Elizabeth Kellun, pioneers 1866). She was born March 5, 1863, Bishopsbriggs, Lannarkshire, Scotland.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth A. born October 18, 1883, married W. M. Humphreys;
  2. Edward W. born July 4, 1885;
  3. Rhoda born;
  4. Ellen L.;
  5. Gladys;
  6. John A. born May 1, 1894;
  7. Jessie J.;
  8. Mary Irene;
  9. Robert A.;
  10. Charles H.;
  11. Alvin E.

Missionary to Kansas 1865-70; high priest. Black Hawk war veteran.

Sources:

Dorcheus, Edward W.

(son of John T. Dorcheus and Mary McDonald). Born July 4, 1885, Monroe, Utah.

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Dorius, Nicoli

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

Born September 21, 1804, Copenhagen, Denmark. Came to Utah September 13, 1854.

Married:Annie Sophia Christofferson, who died June 27, 1895.
Their children:
  1. Carl C. N.;
  2. John P. P.;
  3. Augusta D., married Stevens.

Family resided in Denmark, and at Ephraim, Utah.

Missionary to Sjealland, Denmark. Shoemaker. Died July 10, 1872, at Ephraim.

Sources:

Dorius, Carl Christian Nicoli

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He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1857 arriving in a handcart company.

(son of Nicoli Dorius and Annie Sophia Christofferson). Born April 6, 1830, Copenhagen, Denmark. Came to Utah September 13, 1857, Chr. Christiansen handcart company.

Married:Ellen G. Rolfson April 24, 1857, Liverpool, England. (daughter of Bent and Gertrude Maria Rolfson, latter pioneer September 13, 1857. Christiansen handcart company). She came to Utah with husband.
Their child:
  1. Charles Rolfson born July 10, 1858, married Margaret Neilson December 11, 1879.
Married:Tomena Frederickson 1864 at Salt Lake City (daughter of Canute Frederickson and Annie Larsen, former pioneer 1864, oxteam company). She was born August 4, 1840, Riser, Norway.
Their children:
  1. Canute Frederick born August 7, 1865;
  2. Anna Sophia born August 13, 1870, married Soren J. Johnson September 18, 1891;
  3. Ella Nicholena born October 7, 1872, married Ephraim Hansen June 5, 1901.
Married:Julia Peterson (daughter of John Peterson and Enger Anderson).
Their children:
  1. Rebecca born January 6, 1874, married Marion Clinger May 8, 1898;
  2. John N. born April 6, 1876, married Ethel Rees December 24, 1982 [sic];
  3. Julia born April 24, 1878, married Andrew Jensen July 16, 1902;
  4. Erastus born August 7, 1884;
  5. Maybell born June, 1889.
Married:Mary Williams.
Married:Charlotta Otterstrom April, 1885. at Salt Lake City (daughter of Jonas Otterstrom and Hilda Amelia Algren, former pioneer 1855, Canute Peterson company, latter 1867, Chr. Christiansen handcart company). She was born September 13, 1858. Ephraim, Utah.
Their child:
  1. Mamie born October 6, 1887.

Bishop of Ephraim, South ward, 1877-94; missionary to Scandinavia 1862-64. City councilman Ephraim six years. Died March 4, 1894.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows a marriage date of this individuals son, John N. Dorius, married to Ethel Reese, on December 24, 1982. This is clearly a typo as Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah was published in 1913 long before 1982.

Sources:

Dorius, Charles Rolfson

(son of Carl Christian Nicoli Dorius and Ellen G. Rolfson). Born July 10, 1858, Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Margaret Neilson December 11, 1879 (daughter of Christian Neilson and Karen Hansen, pioneers September 13, 1854, P. O. Hansen company). She was born April 21, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Caroline Maria born February 6, 1881, married R. D. Rasmussen October 2, 1907;
  2. Orpha Leviathan born August 7, 1892;
  3. Sarah Magdalene born January 27, 1895;
  4. Elda Elizabeth born October 7, 1898;
  5. Inez born April 27, 1902.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Missionary to Norway 1886-88; set apart bishop south ward Ephraim, 1894. City treasurer; collector 1896-97; city councilman 1894-96; mayor; school trustee; representative state legislature from 14th district 1907-09.

Sources:

Dougall, Hugh Macswein

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Mormon Pioneer of 1865.

(son of John Dougall of Muthill, Scotland, and Catherine MacSwein). He was born April 24, 1837, at Muthill. Came to Utah September 7, 1865, Noah T. Guymon company.

Married:Mary Catherine Streeper December 6, 1862 (daughter of Wilkinson Streeper and Matilda Wells), who was born May 2, 1842.
Their children:
  1. Hugh MacSwein born December 9, 1863, married Rhoda R. Groesbeck November 25, 1891;
  2. Catherine Matilda born January 19, 1867;
  3. William Bernard born July 23, 1872;
  4. John Wilkerson born November 19, 1874, married Harriet Wheeler November, 1900;
  5. George Moses Patrick born November 23, 1879, married Alice Paul February 5, 1907;
  6. Mary Emma Josephine born November 13, 1883;
  7. Charles Stewart born February 22, 1859.

Family home Springville, Utah.

Contractor on Union Pacific railroad. Postmaster 25 years at Springville, Utah. Died February 28, 1906.

Sources:

Dougall, Hugh Macswein, Jr.

(son of Hugh MacSwein Dougall Sr. and Mary Catherine Streeper). Born December 9, 1863, Springville, Utah.

Married:Rhoda Rebecca Groesbeck November 25, 1891, at Springville (daughter of Nicholas Harmon Groesbeck and Rhoda Sanderson), who was born November 16, 1864, at Springville
Their child:
  1. Catherine Rhoda born June 1, 1896.

City councilman 1909. Manager Dougall Live Stock company; merchant; rancher and stockraiser.

Sources:

Douglass, Richard

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of George Douglass and Ellen Briggs). Born February 27, 1828, Downham, Lancashire, England. Came to Utah August 28, 1852.

Married:Elizabeth Wadsworth June 21, 1849 (daughter of James and Agnes Wadsworth), who was born August 10, 1833, Manchester, England, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Ellen born April 14, 1850, married James Wilson;
  2. Elizabeth Ann born March 31, 1852, married John W. Hooper;
  3. Richard born January 23, 1854, died;
  4. Agnes Vilate born July 29, 1856, married Charles O. Wheat;
  5. James Henry born August 29, 1858, married Irintha Pratt;
  6. Mary born July 31, 1860, died;
  7. Jeannetta born August 10, 1861, married George born Smyth Jr., married John Brown;
  8. Isabell born October 7, 1863, married A. McLaren Boyle;
  9. Benjamin Edmund born November 8, 1866, died;
  10. Alice born November 29, 1867, married Ashby Stringham;
  11. Mariah;
  12. Joseph born July 1, 1870, died;
  13. David George born October 25, 1871;
  14. Charles Walter born October 19, 1873, died;
  15. Wealthy born November 11, 1876;
  16. Ada Catherine born January 4, 1879, married Charles P. Carlson.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married:Eliza Joyce 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas and Mary Ann Joyce, who were married in Bedfordshire, England). She was born in Bedfordshire.
Their children:
  1. George born November 22, 1867, died;
  2. Thomas Moroni born July 12, 1859, married Sophia Larson;
  3. John born February 4, 1861, married Lettie Shurtliff;
  4. William born March 2, 1863, married Chloe Leischman;
  5. Ralph Heber born April 2, 1865, married Jennie Pickering;
  6. Sarah Eliza born July 30, 1867, married William Reeve;
  7. Mary Ann born February 22, 1870, died;
  8. Roseltha born January 8, 1873, married David George Revore;
  9. Walter Joyce born September 2, 1880.

Member 25th quorum seventies; missionary to England. Assisted in bringing in immigrants to Utah.

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Dowding, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of David Dowding born 1794 and Mary Smith, both of Wiltshire, England). Born 1816 in Wiltshire. Came to Utah September 16, 1866, William Henry Chipman company.

Married:Hannah Nash (daughter of James Nash), who was born May 1, 1830, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. David born April 19, 1861, married Henrietta Van Tassell December 8, 1872;
  2. Elizabeth, married Allen Hall;
  3. William born October 10, 1854;
  4. Nephi born November 20, 1866, married Jane Condor;
  5. Louisa, married Benj. Camp October 6, 1879;
  6. Mary, married Charles Engler;
  7. James;
  8. Martha, married Benjamin Orkett;
  9. Sarah J. born July 16, 1868;
  10. Emma born November 2, 1869.

Family home West Jordan, Utah.

Sources:

Dowding, David

(son of Thomas Dowding and Hannah Nash). Born April 19, 1861, in Wiltshire.

Married:Henrietta Van Tassell December 8, 1872. Salt Lake City (daughter of Henry Van Tassell and Emily L. Street, pioneers 1864, Ansel P. Harmon company), who was born September 29, 1857, in New York city.
Their children:
  1. David L. born October 30, 1873, married Ann Goff June 19, 1907;
  2. Sarah J. born June 25, 1875, married Eric Nelson July 7, 1898;
  3. George W. born July 2, 1878, married Elizabeth Goff November 16, 1898;
  4. Maud born January 1, 1881, married S. H. Smith September 20, 1899;
  5. Etta born October 10, 1888;
  6. James born July 30, 1891;
  7. Arthur born January 18, 1892;
  8. Mae born September 16, 1894;
  9. Raymond born March 12, 1896;
  10. Blanch L. born November 25, 1899.

Family home Sandy, Utah.

Sources:

Dowdell, Absalom Porter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

Came to Utah 1847 with oxteam.

Married:Sarah Ann Halladay.
Their children:
  1. William;
  2. Thomas;
  3. Louisa Jonathan;
  4. Martha Jane, married Jeremiah Albert Robey.

Family home Santaquin, Utah. Missionary to Australia. Farmer.

Sources:

Dowdle, Robert Hughes

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Robert Dowdle and Sarah Ann Robinson of Alabama). Born April 6, 1830, in Franklin county, Alabama. Came to Utah 1849 with government freighters.

Married:Henrietta Messervy March 27, 1858, Santaquin, Utah (daughter of Joshua Messervy and Jane Roberts of Jersey Island, England, pioneers October 10, 1853, Joseph W. Young company). She was born March 20, 1837.
Their children:
  1. Robert, died;
  2. Joseph, died;
  3. John E., died;
  4. Elvira, died aged 15;
  5. William Robert, died;
  6. Moroni Jerome, died aged 5;
  7. Henriette Jane, married Benjamin P. Porter December 19, 1878;
  8. Sarah Ann, married Jesse M. Baker October 22, 1885;
  9. Annie Elizabeth, married Joseph Bryant Hawks December 8, 1885;
  10. Louisa, married Joseph P. Daynes July 7, 1907;
  11. Hugh Joshua, married Lettie Miles March 20, 1896.

Family home Franklin, Idaho.

Seventy; ward teacher. Justice of peace; Indian Interpreter. Farmer. Died October 27, 1909.

Sources:

Downard, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

Born December 27, 1822, in Kent, England. Came to Utah November 1862.

Married:Mary Emma Carlisle 1865 at Salt Lake City (daughter of William and Jane Carlisle of Kent), who was born November 8, 1833, and came to Utah November, 1862, and died December 8, 1897.
Their children:
  1. William born July 12, 1867, married Annie Catherine Dahl;
  2. John Lewis born September 1869, married Angeline King;
  3. Emma Jane.

Family home Spring City, Utah.

High priest. Settled at Spring City 1862; moved to Richfield, from which place he was driven by Indians; went to Emery county, 1881. Carpenter; painter. Died July, 1902, Price, Utah.

Sources:

Downard, William

(son of George Downard and Emma Carlisle). Born July 12, 1867, Spring City, Utah.

Married:Annie Catherine Dahl August 3, 1887, Logan, Utah (daughter of Niels Peter Dahl and Bertha Mane Christensen, of Ulano, Denmark, who came to Utah 1878 by rail). She was born April 7, 1866.
Their children:
  1. Emma Annetta born April 19, 1888, married John Sax;
  2. Bertha Matilda born April 7, 1890, married George McGahn;
  3. Arnold William born March 21, 1892;
  4. Ernest Peter born June 25, 1894;
  5. Arthur Lewis born August 4, 1897;
  6. Hazel born November 6, 1899;
  7. Ray Vermont born June 15, 1902, died;
  8. Rulon born April 8, 1905;
  9. Ella born September 5, 1908;
  10. Alden born June 19, 1911.

Family home Price, Utah.

Settled at Price 1881 and has helped to build canals and wagon roads. President 101st quorum seventies; Sunday school superintendent at Price; counselor in presidency YMMIA; superintendent Woodside branch, Emery county. Trustee of Woodside school district two years. Carpenter; farmer.

Sources:

Doxey, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Thomas Doxey, born October, 1801, and Susannah Brearly, who was born June 8, 1802, at Derby, England, married July 6, 1821). He was born March 27, 1829, in Derby. Came to Utah 1853, Appleton Harmon company.

Married:Ann Elizabeth Hunt July 10, 1853. Council Bluffs, Iowa (daughter of John Hunt and Mary Danby), who was born December 20, 1830, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Alma T. born July 14, 1854, married Leonora L. Eaton June 23, 1880;
  2. Mary Ann born August 28, 1856, married Joseph H. Watkins April 30, 1879;
  3. David Hunt born June 13, 1858, married Ann E. Clark October 31, 1889, died November 2, 1910;
  4. Moroni Hunt born August 13, 1860, married Olive J. Riley June 11, 1887, died December 6, 1903;
  5. Jane born November 27, 1863, died August 10, 1865;
  6. Samuel born February 17, 1866, died February 8, 1907; married Margret N. Moyes August 31, 1898;
  7. Thomas born April 11, 1868, married Bessie A. E. Watkins April 30, 1889.

Family resided Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utah.

Married:Mary Rhodes February 26, 1872, at Salt Lake City (daughter of George Rhodes and Alice Mellor), who was born September 11, 1850, St. Louis, Missouri.
Their children:
  1. James born August 15, 1873, died March 24, 1894;
  2. Ellen Mellor born September 26, 1875, married Nels Sorensen October 10, 1895;
  3. Rosetta born January 7, 1878, married Wallace Fife November 22, 1899;
  4. John born October 14, 1879, married Loretta Bingham May 10, 1899;
  5. Mary Alice born November 16, 1881, married Henry A. Hill January 7, 1902;
  6. George R. born December 22, 1883, married Chloe Woods November 23, 1910;
  7. Albert born December 2, 1885, married Minnie Baird January 1, 1905;
  8. William R. born August 14, 1888, died January 2, 1890;
  9. Clara born November 7, 1890;
  10. Susannah B. born June 1, 1893, married Fredrick Paul Nisbitt January 22, 1913.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

City watermaster 16 years; road supervisor 1888; member State Irrigation association 1895. Captain in Nauvoo Legion. Second counselor to Bishop Robert McQuarrie 1879; member Weber state high council; superintendent 2d ward Sunday school. Member city council. Farmer.

Sources:

Doxey, Alma T.

(son of Thomas Doxey and Ann Elizabeth Hunt). Born July 14, 1864, Salt Lake City.

Married:Leonora L. Eaton June 23, 1880, St. George, Utah (daughter of John S. Eaton and Emily Ann Robins), who was born May 31, 1864, Scipio, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Alma T. born February 6, 1882, married Orpha Gould October 28, 1901;
  2. Bella born September 2, 1884, died December 20, 1890;
  3. John Riley born November 22, 1886 died January 1, 1890;
  4. Ray Eaton born June 18, 1890, died May 31, 1907;
  5. Myrtle born July 6, 1892;
  6. Leo Samuel born May 9, 1895;
  7. Nora Eva born March 31, 1897;
  8. Paul Dee born January 8, 1899.

Lived at Ogden until 1876; moved to Arizona, settling on Little Colorado river at Sunset, later at St. Johns; returned to Ogden 1890. Missionary to Australia 1894. Member high council in St. Johns (Arizona) stake.

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Drake, Daniel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Seth and Chloey Drake of Vermont). Born January 14, 1789, Vermont. Came to Utah September 19, 1847, Daniel Spencer company.

Married:Patience Perkins December 3, 1813 (daughter of John Perkins and Hannah Gardner, married in Vermont), who was born December 19, 1873, and came to Utah with husband
Their children:
  1. Joseph born December 17, 1814;
  2. Diantha born December 15, 1815, married Elisha Barnes;
  3. Daniel N. born June 27, 1819, married Hannah Kempton;
  4. Sarah born September 10, 1821, married William Paine
  5. Orson P. born September 27, 1823, married Betsy Parsons;
  6. Horace born April 19, 1826, married Diana E. Holbrook October 3, 1850.

Resided Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utah.

Sources:

Drake, Horace

(son of Daniel Drake and Patience Perkins). Born April 19, 1826, Hartford, Trumbull County, Ohio.

Married:Diana E. Holbrook October 3, 1850. Salt Lake City (daughter of Chandler Holbrook and Eunice Dunning), who was born October 27, 1833, Genesee county, New York.
Their children:
  1. Horace Louis born March 23, 1852;
  2. Cyrus Henry born August 20, 1853;
  3. Eunice Diana born September 7, 1855, married Willard R. Pickering;
  4. Samuel born August 2, 1857;
  5. Joseph born August 20, 1859;
  6. Hyrum born March 19, 1861, married Mary E. Derrick January 18, 1888;
  7. Alice Emma born February 27, 1864, married Sidney F. Worsley January 18, 1885;
  8. Jedediah M. born August 1, 1866;
  9. Daniel C. born August 16, 1868;
  10. Rosetta born 1870;
  11. James A. born 1873;
  12. Edith L. born June 29, 1878, married Joseph F. Tingey March 28, 1907.

Family resided Salt Lake City and Centerville, Utah.

Sources:

Drake, Daniel Newell

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Daniel Drake and Mrs. Peachville Perkins). He was born June 22, 1819, in New York state. Came to Utah 1848, Daniel Miller company.

Married:Hannah Kempton of Salt Lake City (daughter of John Kempton).
Their children:
  1. Hannah M. born August 25, 1851, married David W. Wilson;
  2. Daniel N., born February 20, 1853, married Mary J. Cheney;
  3. John H. born January 23, 1855, married Margaret P. Cheney;
  4. Ann E. born April 17, 1857;
  5. Nathan L. D. born December 13, 1859, married Sarah Westom;
  6. Alvin L. born September 19, 1866, married Lora Lukis;
  7. Marim O. born December 22, 1869, married N. Nickels;
  8. Richard M. born May 25, 1872.

Family home Weber County, Utah.

Elder. Died in 1879.

Sources:

Drake, Daniel N.

(son of Daniel Newell Drake and Hannah Kempton). Born at Ogden, Utah, in 1863.

Married:May J. Cheney in Weber county in 1874 (daughter of E. W. Cheney and Lucy H. Cheney of Weber county; pioneers 1849, George A. Smith company). She was born April 9, 1857.
Their children:
  1. Daniel N. Jr. born May 4, 1876, married May Childs;
  2. Louis W. born March 11, 1878, married May Hill;
  3. Lawrence born March.28, 1880;
  4. Clarence E. Drake born March 28, 1880, married Anna Johnson;
  5. Elvira D. born April 25, 1882;
  6. John H. born January 25, 1885, married Alice Mow;
  7. Rosel born November 24, 1889, married George Hadley;
  8. Charles W. born February 27, 1891, married Clara Manning.

Family home Weber county.

Elder.

Sources:

Drake, Isaac

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1869.

(son of David born Drake and Caroline Nelson of New York). Born October 1831, in New York. Came to Utah 1869, independent company.

Married:Marian Colt in May, 1865, Montreal, Canada (daughter of William and Mary Colt). She was born in 1831.
Their children:
  1. Caroline born 1864, died 1874;
  2. David B. born 1866, married Sarah Metcalf.
Married:Weltha Wilier 1876 in Lawrence county, New York. (daughter of John Wilier and Betsy Carpenter of that county). She was born there in April, 1856.

Settled at Malad City, Idaho. Doctor of medicine. Died 1895.

Sources:

Drake, David B.

(son of Isaac Drake and Marian Colt). He was born 1866 in Lawrence county, New York.

Married:Sarah Metcalf 1871, Malad City, Idaho (daughter of Anthony and Mary Metcalf).
Their children:
  1. Molly born 1893;
  2. Frank born 1896;
  3. Miril born 1898;
  4. Ann born 1899.
Sources:

Draper, Charles

Came to Utah with Captain Seeley company.

Married:Mary Ann Wann.
Their children:
  1. William;
  2. Elizabeth;
  3. Jane;
  4. Folly;
  5. Mary;
  6. Annie, married George Morby.

Family home Hoytsville.

Elder.

Sources:

Draper, William

(son of Charles Draper and Mary Ann Wann). Born November 12, 1861, Croland, Lancastershire, England. Came to Utah with Captain Seeley company.

Sources:

Draper, Thomas

(son of Thomas Draper of Leicestershire, England). Born in 1824 in England. Came to Utah about 1870.

Married:Sarah Ward (daughter of William and Sarah Ward).
Their children:
  1. Ebenezer, died;
  2. Rachel, married James Richards;
  3. Sarah, married Thomas Hardy;
  4. Thomas Ward, married Truelove Miller;
  5. Martha, married Robert Bates;
  6. Elizabeth, married Hyrum S. Bellows;
  7. Phoebe, married William Henry Tracy;
  8. Emma, married James Andrews.

Family home Spanish Fork.

Elder. Farmer. Died in 1906 at Plain City, Utah.

Sources:

Draper, William

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1849. A polygamist, he had seven wives and 52 children.

Came to Utah 1849.

Married:Muriel Thompson.
Their child:
  1. Nephi born March 23, 1847, married Charlotte Elizabeth Johnson.
Sources:

Draper, Nephi

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of William Draper and Muriel Thompson), born March 23, 1847, at Little Pigeon River, Iowa). Came to Utah 1849.

Married:Charlotte Elizabeth Johnson November, 1868, at Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Luke S. Johnson and America Clark. Came to Utah 1847). She was born 1850 at Little Pigeon River, Iowa.
Their children:
  1. Muriel born August 7, 1870, died in infancy;
  2. Lovinia Ann born November 23, 1873, married John Hug-gins;
  3. Walter Nephi born November 20, 1875, married Clara Maud Critchlow;
  4. Emily Elizabeth born June 17, 1878;
  5. Edith born August 4, 1880, deceased;
  6. Asa born January 6, 1882, married Mamie Anderson;
  7. Ona born June 24, 1885, married Clyde Russell;
  8. Amoret born September 6, 1888, married Leonard Scott;
  9. Eldra born July 3, 1890;
  10. Lois born September 26, 1893.

Family home St. John, Tooelo county.

Farmer and stockman.

Sources:

Draper, Walter Nephi

(son of Nephi Draper and Charlotte Elizabeth Johnson). Born November 20, 1876, St. John, Tooele County, Utah.

Married:Clara Maud Critchlow September 27, 1900, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Carner Critchlow and Nancy Jane Cumberland of Butler county, Pennsylvania). She was born January 25, 1878; came to Utah June 29, 1900.
Their children:
  1. Kenneth Floyd born July 16, 1901;
  2. Asa Leroy born March 19, 1903;
  3. Irene May born August 23, 1904;
  4. Clare born October 16, 1907, died April 10, 1909;
  5. Walter Howard born September 21, 1909;
  6. Gladys Pearl born October 30, 1911.

Family home Wellington.

Missionary to eastern states 1897-99; ward teacher; president YMMIA; Sunday school superintendent. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Draper, William

(son of Thomas Draper, born 1748). Born September 6, 1776, Little Nine, Padners, Dutchess county, Pennsylvania.

Married:Lydia Lathrop.
Their children:
  1. William Zemira born February 27, 1812, married Amy Terry January 30, 1842;
  2. Alfred;
  3. Carson;
  4. Policy;
  5. Phoebe, married Ebenezer Brown;
  6. Lucretia, married Mr. Gayland;
  7. Lydia, married Fred Vanloovan;
  8. Fannie, married Mr. Vanloovan;
  9. Charles.

Family home Lavorran, Upper Canada, and Pennsylvania.

Sources:

Draper, Zemira

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of William Draper and Lydia Lathrop). He was born February 27, 1812, Northumberland County, Upper Canada. Came to Utah September, 1848, Daniel Hendricks company.

Married:Ellen Agnes Bradshaw, September 15, 1838. She died August 15, 1839.
Their child:
  1. Joseph Edward, died 1839.
Married:Amy Terry January 30, 1842, Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of Parshel and Hannah Terry). She was born June 5, 1821, York Home district, Upper Canada.
Their children:
  1. Ellen Agnes born February 27, 1843, married James Green January 15, 1860;
  2. Rebecca Jane born September 1, 1846, died October 4, 1847;
  3. Lydia Hannah born October 4, 1848, married Bateman H. Wilhelm March 1864;
  4. Susannah Catilda born August 3, 1851, married James M. Ballard 1871;
  5. Fannie Lucretia born January 8, 1854, married John P. Terry April 23, 1875;
  6. Phoebe Marrilla born October 9, 1857, married James A. Terry October 1880;
  7. Zemira Terry born March 16, 1859, married Olga J. Poison October 26, 1887;
  8. Jilpha Amy born September 26, 1861, married Hanner Duzett March 10, 1881;
  9. Carson Clark born January 29, 1865, married Vilate Draper January 2, 1888.

Settled in tenth ward, Salt Lake City; moved to Draper in the fall of 1850, from there he went to Alpine and to Rockville 1862. Served as bishop’s counselor and justice of peace several years at Rockville, Utah. Died January 9, 1876, Rockville, Utah.

Sources:

Draper, Carson C.

(son of Zemira Draper and Amy Terry). He was born January 29, 1865, Rockville, Utah.

Married:Vilate Dalton January 2, 1888, Rockville, Utah (daughter of John Dalton and Marrey A. Gardial latter came to Utah 1856, Ellsworth handcart company). She was born April 27, 1872, Virgin City, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Ellen Agnes born November 18, 1888, married Walter R. Funk October 9, 1908;
  2. Amy Vilate born December 25, 1890;
  3. Carson Melvan born November 22, 1892;
  4. Zemira Heuard born May 25, 1896, died September 18, 1909;
  5. Vernon born January 28, 1898, died February 28, 1898;
  6. Marey Elva born January 20, 1900;
  7. Leona Josephine born April 1, 1902;
  8. Ruby Florina born July 1, 1906;
  9. Lawrence Luvell born January 11, 1910;
  10. Clark Lindon born June 6, 1912.

First assistant Sunday school superintendent Kimball, Idaho, 1906; Sunday school teacher 1908-09 at Hinckley, Utah.

Sources:

Dredge, Jesse Richard

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Richard Dredge, born December 25, 1796, Proom, Somersetshire, England, and Sarah Sharp, born 1798, Gloucestershire, England. Came to Utah November, 1861. Godbe and Wright company.

Married:Ellen Rhees April 29, 1864 (daughter of Horatio Nelson Rhees, born July 3, 1802, England, and Sarah Ann Green, born July 26, 1798. Bath, England). She was born February 12, 1836. Came to Utah October 1861, Captain Horne company.
Their children:
  1. Ellen H. born March 24, 1855, died August 1, 1860;
  2. Sarah A. born October 27, 1856, died August 11, 1860;
  3. David C. born February 18, 1859, died July 28, 1860;
  4. Elizabeth A. born March 5, 1861, married John L. Roberts May, 1881;
  5. Hannah A. born March 28, 1863, married George Thomas March 28, 1881;
  6. Lucy G. born May 13, 1866, died December 23, 1865;
  7. Emma born September 27, 1866, married James Harrison November 27, 1884;
  8. Alice born December 7, 1868, married David S. Thomas April 13, 1888;
  9. Nora born February 14, 1871, died September 16, 1890;
  10. Jesse H. born March 29, 1873, married Eliza Kunz September 30, 1898;
  11. Hettie M. born May 3, 1875, married Alma Lusk December 16, 1896;
  12. Richard H. born January 16, 1878, married Esther Heward January 1899;
  13. William R. born May 28, 1880, married Maud Mecham March 25, 1903. Resided at South Wales. Kaysville, Utah, and Malad, Idaho.
Married:Rose Kunz (Bischoff) October 21, 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter of John Kunz and Rosina Knutti, of Bern, Switzerland; married February, 1842). She was born October 20, 1845, Bern, Switzerland.

Settled at Salt Lake City 1861, moved to Kaysville 1862, then to Malad, Idaho, 1866. Second president to 62d quorum seventies at Malad, Idaho, and high priest and high councilor for nineteen years; patriarch in Mormon church.

Sources:

Drollinger, Simeon Cook

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Samuel Drollinger, born May 6, 1801, Hamilton County, Ohio, and Rachel Cook, born June 14, 1798, Mason county, Kentucky. they were married December 21, 1819). He was born March 22, 1833. Fountain county, Indiana. Came to Utah September 10, 1853, John W. Cooley company.

Married:Ann Eliza Davis December 4, 1859 (daughter of Franklin Judson and Ann Davis, the former a pioneer 1852, McCullan company, the latter died on the plains). She was born August 8, 1842. Came to Utah with her father in 1852.
Their children:
  1. Simeon Cook born February 2, 1861, married Mary Emeline Cordingley;
  2. Ann Eliza born August 20, 1862;
  3. Emily Estella born November 25, 1864;
  4. Rachel Marian born July 20, 1866;
  5. Franklin John born November 20, 1868, married Lydia E. Williams;
  6. Clarissa Jane born October 16, 1870, married John Haskell Pomroy July 13, 1889;
  7. Stanley Bert born January 6, 1873, married Lydia E. Williams Drollinger.

Resided at Payson and Spring Creek, Utah, St. Thomas, Nevada, and Arizona. Settled at Moapa Valley, Nevada, 1865. Died July 1, 1911, Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho.

Sources:

Drollinger, Simeon Cook, Jr.

(son of Simeon Cook Drollinger and Ann Eliza Davis). Born February 2, 1861, Payson, Utah.

Married:Mary E. Cordingley April 20, 1885, Huntington, Utah (daughter of William Cordingley and Permelia Huggins). She was born January 14, 1864, Fountain Green, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Cook Eugene born May 24, 1886;
  2. Mary E. born October 21, 1887;
  3. Lottie P. born October 29, 1889, married Chester Hansen May 23, 1911;
  4. William Lee born August 26, 1891;
  5. Stephen F. born November 26, 1893;
  6. Rachel Flavilla born December 24, 1895;
  7. Simeon Guy born February 7, 1898;
  8. Bert Cordingley born April 25, 1899;
  9. Cecil John born January 20, 1902;
  10. Emeline Fern born September 13, 1904;
  11. Alfonzo born September 8, 1906.

Resided at Huntington, Utah, Mesa City and Pima, Arizona, and Marysville, Idaho.

Sources:

Drown, Charles

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Solomon Drown, born October 10, 1789, of Illinois, and Fannie Drown born February 2, 1803). Born October 28, 1815. Came to Utah 1849.

Married:Sarah Tarbell. She died in New York.
Their children:
  1. James;
  2. David T. born December 9, 1837, married Sarah O. Newell December 19, 1860.
Married:Mary Ann Sweazy.
Their children:
  1. Carlos, married Rose Drown;
  2. Brigham;
  3. Elizabeth.
Married:Louise Jones Canfield.

Missionary to California in 1867.

Sources:

Drown, David Tarbell

(son of Charles Drown and Sarah Tarbell). Born December 9, 1837, at Oswego, New York.

Married:Sarah O. Newell December 9, 1860. at Provo, Utah (daughter of Almon Newell and Olive Comstock; the former came to Utah October 6, 1852, the latter died in Nauvoo 1846). She was born January 22, 1844, at Nauvoo, Illinois.
Their children:
  1. Ellen Elizabeth born May 3, 1862, married J. V. Blasdell February 22, 1890;
  2. David Almon born March 15, 1864, married Elizabeth Warbarton December 23, 1886;
  3. Alice Adelia born December 18, 1865, married William D. Kuhre April 14, 1886;
  4. Charles Matison born October 10, 1867, married Ella Perry December 9, ____;
  5. Olive Maria born May 7, 1870, married William Erickson October 22, 1891;
  6. Alfred Carlos born June 16, 1872;
  7. Eva Geraldine born July 4, 1874, married O. J. Roberts November 19, 1901;
  8. Clara Valeria born January 26, 1877, married William Erickson March 8, ____;
  9. Melvin Ernest born January 17, 1882, married Myrtle Hewlett July 2, 1908;
  10. Ivy Ruby born February 24, 1884, married A. E. Custer March 12, 1901.

Family home West Jordan, Utah.

Sources:

Druce, John

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of John Druce and Sophia Bragg of Mitcham Merton, Surrey, England). Born June 18, 1818. Came to Utah September 16, 1861, Ira Reed company.

Married:Julia Ann Jinks June 19, 1842, Manchester, England, by Elder Charles Miller (daughter of John Jinks and Mary Woodfield of Manchester, Lancashire, England, the latter came to Utah September 16, 1861, Ira Reed company). She was born April 17, 1824, Stone, Staffordshire, England.
Their children:
  1. Julia Ann;
  2. Mary Sophia, married Joseph Hyrum Phippen;
  3. Lilly Harriet Almira, married Charles John Lambert;
  4. Eliza Jane, died aged 60 years;
  5. John Alma, married Elizabeth M. Kingsbury;
  6. Ada Eugenia, married Orville E. Hartwell;
  7. Amanda May, married George Guiver;
  8. Edgar Woodfield, married Ann Elizabeth Bennett;
  9. Kate Agusta, died aged 2.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Missionary to and president of eastern states mission 1876-77; high priest; president 21st quorum seventies; counselor to bishop Pyper of 12th ward 1877-82, and to Bishop Clawson 1882-97; ordained patriarch September 29, 1897. Engraver, carpenter; contractor and builder. Died October 7, 1897, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Drysdale, John

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of James Drysdale and Margrate Arnold). Born October 10, 1839. Came to Utah 1853, Captain Dailey company.

Married:Emma Clark (daughter of James Clark and Elizabeth Pierson). She was born August, 1847.
Their children:
  1. Margrate Pysdale born 1862, married Henry Goodale December 18, 1882;
  2. Andrew C. born 1871, married Julia Gray February 22, 1893;
  3. Mary Jane born 1864;
  4. James born 1867;
  5. John born 1869;
  6. Henry R. born 1876, married Sarah Jackson May 14, 1902;
  7. Nora B. born 1878, married Fremont Cook;
  8. Ann Adlin born 1881;
  9. Edward F. born 1887.

Indian fighter. Charcoal burner.

Sources:

Dudley, Joseph

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of James Dudley of Nauvoo, Illinois). Born July 8, 1817, Kentucky. Came to Utah October 3, 1862, oxteam company.

Married:Sarah D. Stevens, who was born March 14, 1816.
Their children:
  1. Martha, died child;
  2. Sarah Ann, married Alexander Williams; married Charles Eldridge Smith;
  3. Andrew, married Mary Ellen Packett and Mary Lucy Markham;
  4. Justus Manvill, married Emily Packett;
  5. Helen, married Alma Pace;
  6. William, died child;
  7. Joseph, married Sarah King.
Married:Caroline Petty, Salt Lake City (daughter of Robert Petty of Fort Herriman, Utah, oxteam pioneer). She was born July 8, 1835.
Their children:
  1. Percinda Jane, married Mr. Pace;
  2. James;
  3. Celia, married Isaac Robins;
  4. Warren, married Sarah Jones;
  5. Marion, married Louisa Jane McKee;
  6. Robert, married Margaret Evans;
  7. Harriet, married Mr. Stewart;
  8. Margaret, married Ruben Hatch;
  9. Polly, married John Evans.

Family home Alpine, Spanish Fork and Provo, Utah.

Seventy. He was sent to Nevada and California to recall the people at the time of the invasion of the Johnston army; endured many hardships while crossing the desert. Echo Canyon war veteran. Died August 24, 1893, Spanish Fork, Utah.

Sources:

Dudley, Andrew

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Joseph Dudley and Sarah Stevens). Born June 6, 1844, in Illinois. Came to Utah October 3, 1852, oxteam company.

Married:Mary Ellen Packett February 6, 1866, at Spanish Fork, Utah (daughter of Charles Packett of Spanish Fork, Utah, oxteam pioneer). She was born February 10,____ .
Their children:
  1. Mary Ellen born February 10, 1866, married Charles Hollingshead; married Albert Wilkins;
  2. Melissa, died infant;
  3. Lucy Emily, died infant.

Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Married:Mary Lucy Markham July 19, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of Stephen Markham, pioneer July 24, 1847 and Mary Curtis of Spanish Fork, Utah). She was born April 2, 1853.
Their children:
  1. Andrew born August 8, 1870, married Sina Jensen;
  2. William born August 8, 1872, died infant;
  3. Sarah Ann born November 3, 1873, married Ephraim Rasmussen;
  4. Helen Aurelia born April 20, 1876, married L. H. Woodard;
  5. Stephen Markham born July 28, 1878, married Anna Bingham;
  6. Joseph Stratton born September 8, 1880, married Mina Moon;
  7. Maryatta born January 3, 1883, married Henry Chatwin
  8. Guyletta Jane born February 10, 1885, married Fitzgerald Stewart
  9. Hosmer Marion born May 28, 1887;
  10. Hyrum Sanford born June 27, 1889;
  11. Arvilla Julina born March 2, 1892, married Jasper Otis Butcher
  12. Bertha born December 8, 1894;
  13. Bernice born December 8, 1894, died infant;
  14. Louis Marville, died infant;
  15. Porney Trilby born December 21, 1897.

Family resided Spanish Fork and Jensen, Utah.

Elder. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1863 Veteran Black Hawk war. Took active part in protecting settlers against Indians in the early days. Farmer

Sources:

Dudley, Oliver Hunt

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Steven Dudley and Harriet Haws of Vermont). Born February 29, 1809, in Vermont Came to Utah October 13, 1850, Edward Hunter company

Married:Mary Ann Robinson 1831, Deerfield, Rockingham county, New Hampshire (daughter of Noah and Susannah Robinson pioneers October 13, 1850, Edward Hunter company). She was born March 8, 1811.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann born August 11, 1834, married Edmund Ellsworth;
  2. Susan Jane Katherine born June 8, 1836, married Heber Hubbard;
  3. Oliver Noah born October 18, 1841;
  4. Brigham Simeon born August 28, 1845, married Delilah Allen;
  5. Charles H. born August 18, 1848, married Dora Wallace;
  6. Joseph Smith born September 30, 1851, married Dora Snow;
  7. Hyrum Smith born September 30, 1851 married Fidelia S. Tippets.

Family home Willard, Utah.

Married:Hannah Pullen.

Died 1897.

Sources:

Dudley, Hyrum Smith

(son of Oliver H. Dudley and Mary Ann Robinson). Born September 30, 1851, Salt Lake City, married Fidelia S. Tippets March 30, 1874, Salt Lake City] (daughter of William P. Tippets and Sophia born Mead, pioneers 1850, Captain Hunt company). She was born March 28, 1854, Perry, Utah.

Their children:
  1. Delia Elizabeth born May 11, 1875, married Benjamin Neibaur June 26, 1906;
  2. Mary Ann born June 2, 1877, married Eli J. Bell April 5, 1905;
  3. Sophia Burnham born August 22, 1879, married George C. Corey November 13, 1904;
  4. Emma Druzilla born April 15, 1881, married George S. Davis March 26, 1901;
  5. Hyrum Smith born April 30, 1883;
  6. Susan Rebecca born June 2, 1885, married Perry B. Woodward October 23, 1901;
  7. Olive Harriet born August 15, 1887;
  8. William P. born November 10, 1889;
  9. Joseph Clyde born October 14, 1891;
  10. Percy Lois born May 25, 1894.

Family home Rexburg, Idaho.

Pioneer Snake river valley. Superintendent Sunday school. Burton, Idaho, and bishop’s counselor six years.

Sources:

Dudley, Joseph Smith

(son of Oliver Hunt Dudley and Mary Ann Robinson). Born September 30, 1851, Salt Lake City.

Married:Dora Snow December 18, 1884, Logan, Utah (daughter of Larino Snow and Adilme Goddard), who was born February 24, 1855.
Their children:
  1. Joseph S. born September 26, 1885, married Jennie Smith;
  2. Devere Snow born 1888.
Married:Agnes Allred.
Sources:

Duerden, Richard

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of Richard Duerden and Martha Hudson of Marsden, Lancashire, England). Born February 19, 1830, at Marsden. Came to Utah September 16, 1868, John Gillespie company.

Married:Elizabeth Bradshaw 1861.
Their children:
  1. Martha, married Thomas Walton 1869;
  2. Nephi born June 6, 1860, married Augusta Boynton March 20, 1891.
Married:Sarah Ann Starkie February 1866, at Burnley, England (daughter of James Starkie and Sally Spencer), who was born July 1, 1840, at Blacko, Lancashire, England.
Their children:
  1. Edmundson born December 14, 1866, married Alice Hatch December 11, 1890;
  2. Samuel born December 11, 1868;
  3. Richard born August 26, 1870, married Susan Holt December 28, 1893;
  4. Sarah Jane born July 3, 1874, married Jens Knud Neilson October 28, 1897;
  5. Joseph Hudson born December 16, 1876;
  6. Spencer born January 10, 1877;
  7. Elizabeth born January 10, 1879, married Elijah Piepgrass;
  8. William S. born January 2, 1881;
  9. Margret born March 27, 1882, married Vernon Felt.

Family home Bountiful, Davis County, Utah.

Member of high council Davis stake for thirty years. Merchant.

Sources:

Duffin, Abraham

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

(son of James Duffin and Sarah Greaves). Came to Utah 1855.

Married:Eliza Johnson, who died in Manchester, England.
Their children:
  1. Maria, married John Garratt Chambers;
  2. Sarah, married Henry Foulkes.
Sources:

Duke, Jonathan Oldham

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of James Duke and Mary Oldham of Derby, Derbyshire, England). Born August 31, 1807, in Derby. Came to Utah September 16, 1850, James Pace company.

Married:Mary Stone December 30, 1828, at Derby, England. (daughter of Robert and Charlotte Stone of Derby).
Their children:
  1. James born December 21, 1829, married Almira Moore, married Mary Murdock;
  2. Sarah Jane born November 11, 1832, married James Smith;
  3. John born November 19, 1834, married Martha D. Young, married Mary Jones;
  4. Robert Stone born April 14, 1837, married Anna W. Ross Young; married Rachel Horrocks;
  5. Mary Ann, died;
  6. Jonathan Moroni born October 23, 1844, married Sarah Montgomery.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Sarah Thompson October 19, 1855, Salt Lake City (daughter of George and Jane Thompson of England).
Their children:
  1. Charlotte born September 30, 1856, married Dominicus Carter;
  2. George Jonathan born May 25, 1858, married Sarah T. Meacham;
  3. Sarah Ann born January 9, 1860, married Jonathan Gledhill, married Brigham Smith;
  4. Thomas William born April 23, 1863, married Pauline Smith;
  5. Elizabeth born May 9, 1865, married Jonathan Mecham, married Halma Smith;
  6. Almira born April 1, 1867, married Richard Harrison;
  7. Mary born April 1, 1867, died;
  8. Heber born August 19, 1869, married Elizabeth Agnes Boardman.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Martha Thompson December 3, 1855 (daughter of George and Jane Thompson).
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann born December 21, 1867, married Alma Brown;
  2. Charles Thompson born April 24, 1860, married Emily Williams;
  3. Jane born August 23, 1862, married Thomas Alexander Meldrum;
  4. Joseph born November 23, 1864, married Lucy Harrison;
  5. Hyrum born November 23, 1864, married Elenor Ann Farrer;
  6. Alma born January 3, 1866, died November 16, 1866;
  7. Emma born August 9, 1868, died August 18, 1868.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 11th quorum seventies. Settled in 12th ward, Salt Lake City, 1850, and worked as stone mason; moved to Provo 1851. Served there as city councilman. Bishop of 1st ward. Justice of peace and lieutenant of Silver Grays. Also followed farming. Died December 31, 1868, Provo, Utah.

Sources:

Duke, James

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Jonathan Oldham Duke and Mary Stone). Born December 21, 1829, Albany, New York. Came to Utah 1849, Amasa M. Lyman company.

Married:Almira Moore 1864, Provo, Utah (daughter of Ethan Allen Moore and Sarah Weber of New York, pioneers 1849). She was born February 21, 1836.
Their children:
  1. James Moore, married Mary L. Allred;
  2. Almira Jane, married Moroni M. Meacham;
  3. Ethan Allen, married Martha Jane Parcell;
  4. Robert Stone, married Elizabeth B. Vanosdel;
  5. Joseph Moroni, married Emily Jane Nysonger;
  6. John C., married Loraney Ross;
  7. Helaman, died;
  8. Mahonri M., married Willmuth Lamanda Wall;
  9. Bernice Gertrude, married George A. Thomas;
  10. Roy Lamoni, married Lotty Nye;
  11. Sarah Figena, married James Albert Provost.

Family home Wallsburg, Utah.

Married:Mary Murdock.

High priest. Stone mason; farmer and stockraiser. Died May 21, 1892.

Sources:

Duke, Ethan Allen

(son of James Duke and Almira Moore). Born September 23, 1857, Salt Lake City.

Married:Martha Jane Parcell July 22, 1880, Salt Lake City (daughter of John C. Parcell and Esther Lewis of Wallsburg, Utah, pioneers 1854, Captain Bullock company). She was born January 9, 1858.
Their children:
  1. Martha Cloe born December 21, 1882;
  2. Hester Almira born November 11, 1883;
  3. Allen Parcell born Feb, 1885, married Florence Varley;
  4. Rose born September 28, 1886;
  5. Elizabeth born January 1, 1889;
  6. Emily Gertrude born October 6, 1890, married Perry W. Harper;
  7. Ethan Moore born December 1, 1891;
  8. James Curtis born May 11, 1894;
  9. Gerald born January 10, 1896;
  10. Violet born August 23, 1898;
  11. Lorin Wells born March 1902.

Member 123d quorum seventies; high priest. Farmer and fruit raiser.

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Duke, John

(son of Jonathan Oldham Duke and Mary Stone). Born November 19, 1834, Albany, New York. Came to Utah 1850.

Married:Martha D. Young-, 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of Dolph and Rhoda Young).
Their children:
  1. John H.;
  2. Rhoda;
  3. Sarah Jane;
  4. Alfred;
  5. Annie;
  6. Louis;
  7. Joseph;
  8. Celistia;
  9. Ada M.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Mary Jones 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of Eliza Jones and Margrate Talbot, married in Morgan County, Ohio, pioneers 1860). She was born 1840 in Ohio.
Their children:
  1. Margrate;
  2. Elizabeth;
  3. Jonathan;
  4. Eliza A.;
  5. Laura Linona;
  6. Julia;
  7. Olive;
  8. May;
  9. Estella;
  10. Sylvia;
  11. Hannah.

Black Hawk war veteran. President 20th quorum seventies; counselor in high priests quorum; patriarch.

Sources:

Duke Robert Stone

(son of Jonathan Oldham Duke and Mary Stone). Born April 14, 1837, Albany, New York. Came to Utah with father.

Married:Anna W. Ross Young March 6, 1857, Provo, Utah (daughter of Adolphia Young, who died on the way to Utah, and Rhoda Jared, pioneer September 25, 1852, John Tidwell company). She was born July 13, 1840.
Their children:
  1. Robert born December 4, 1857, married Anna J. Peterson;
  2. Adolphia Young born January 25, 1860, married Emma Nilsson;
  3. Anna Lenora born December 18, 1862, married John Cummings;
  4. Mary Maranda born September 23, 1864, died April 22, 1881;
  5. Frances Marion born December 11, 1866, died September 2, 1879;
  6. Lawrence Brigham born January 10, 1869, married Sarah K. Hicken;
  7. Rhoda Matilda born August 31, 1872, married John A. Smith;
  8. Alma born January 15, 1874, died June 18, 1879;
  9. William Wade born July 20, 1876, died July 14, 1879;
  10. Martha Jane born September 27, 1878, married James William
Married:Rachel Horrocks November 11, 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of John and Ann Horrocks of Chesmore, Bolton, Lancashire, England, pioneers 1866). She was born December 26, 1853.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann born December 10, 1875, married Aldoras E. Dayton;
  2. Adelia born January 10, 1877, married Albert Richens;
  3. Robert Roger born October 7, 1878;
  4. Emily Jane born March 11, 1881, married John J. Sellers;
  5. Lyman born April 13, 1885;
  6. Betsy born October 12, 1888, married Nels Anderson;
  7. Katy Lenhart born November 25, 1890.

Family home Heber City, Utah.

Missionary to Pennsylvania 1882-84; high priest and patriarch bishop of East ward, Heber City, 1884-1901; counselor to President William Wall of Wasatch stake 1862. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1866. Settled at Heber City 1859 and helped to make first canals and wagon roads.

Sources:

Duke, Robert

(son of Robert Stone Duke and Anna W. Ross Young). Born December 4, 1857, Provo, Utah.

Married:Anna Josephine Peterson February 9, 1882, Salt Lake City (daughter of Swen August Peterson and Bety Dahlman of Trollhattan Falls, Sweden, who came to Utah 1872 by rail). She was born February 21, 1860.
Their children:
  1. Adolphia R. born November 16, 1882, married Christina V. Lindsay;
  2. Joseph Pratt born May 28, 1884;
  3. Mable Regina born June 21, 1886;
  4. Seymour B. and Sterling S. born July 1, 1888;
  5. Mina Laprele born March 27, 1893;
  6. Dessie born December 20, 1894;
  7. Jerald Boyd born January 13, 1897.

Family home Heber City, Utah.

President YMMIA, 1880; member 20th quorum seventies 1884-1901; missionary to Indiana and Ohio 1890-92; bishop of 1st ward Heber City 1901. Secretary and treasurer Heber Mercantile company 1905-12; director of Heber City bank 1908-12. Member city council 1908-12; president town board 1902-04, and 1908-12; treasurer Wasatch county. Farmer.

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Duke, George Jonathan

(son of Jonathan Oldham Duke and Sarah Thompson). Born May 25, 1858, Provo, Utah.

Married:Sarah Temperance Meacham October 26, 1881. at Provo (daughter of Lewis Meacham, born September 4, 1814, Grafton county, New Hampshire, and died March 22, 1895, Provo, Utah, and Lydia Wells, born August 6, 1817, Onondaga county, New York, and died October 20, 1890, at Provo; they later resided at Mercer, Pennsylvania, pioneers October 5, 1851). She was born May 3, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Lydia born October 18, 1882, married George M. Fuller;
  2. Sarah Emeline born November 18, 1883, married Sidney T. Harding;
  3. George born February 25, 1885, married Hilda Young;
  4. Albert born January 20, 1887, married Fern Tanner;
  5. Lewis born December 18, 1888;
  6. Alice born September 27, 1890, married Claud Carter;
  7. Orlando born December 22, 1891, died;
  8. Lenore born August 10, 1893;
  9. Matilda born September 29, 1895, died;
  10. Leila born July 12, 1897;
  11. Florence born September 23, 1899;
  12. Thomas Alden born March 16, 1901;
  13. Ralph born January 20, 1904, and Hilda born February 13, 1908, died.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Farmer and ranchman.

Sources:

Duncan, Chapman

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of John Duncan and Betsy T. Putnam of Barnet, Caledonia county, Vermont). Born July 1, 1812, Bath New Hampshire. Came to Utah October 16, 1848, Barney Adams company.

Married:Rebecca Rose.
Only child:
  1. Ellen J., married Charles Franklin Randall.
Married:Locky Jones.
One child:
  1. Emily D.
Married:Rosanna Taylor August 23, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Taylor D.;
  2. Becky D.

Died December 22, 1900, Loa, Utah.

Sources:

Duncan, Homer

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of John Duncan and Betsy Taylor Putnam of Barnet, Caledonia county, Vermont). Born January 19, 1815, at Barnet. Came to Utah October 16, 1848, Barney Adams company.

Married:Asenath M. Banker 1841 in New York state (daughter of Platt N. M. Banker).
Their children:
  1. Julia Emily born April 25, 1845, died April 26, 1873;
  2. John Chapman born September 9, 1846, married Teresa Ann Urie;
  3. William Platt born April 2, 1848, died March 10, 1860;
  4. Permelia Asenath born May 20, 1850, married Frank C. Foster;
  5. Lydia Maria born November 24, 1852, died October 25, 1854;
  6. Homer Putnam born August 13, 1855, died August 24, 1855.
  7. Mary Putnam born October 14, 1858, married Louis Fisher; married James Underwood;
  8. Lillies Isabel born August 30, 1862, died August 10, 1863;
  9. Emma Jane born October 20, 1864, married William J. Strong;
  10. Don Delamore born June 29, 1868, married Anna H. Derrick.
Married:Sarah Trippess July 11, 1863, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Trippess and Susannah Barr of Foleshlll, England), who was born March 20, 1839, Coventry, England, and came to Utah 1862.
Their children:
  1. Densmore Trippess born February 4, 1866, married Nida Fuller;
  2. Sarah Ellen born April 1, 1868, married Robert Morris;
  3. May born September 17, 1871, died March 9, 1901;
  4. Homer Horace born May 26, 1873, married Lottie Cheshire;
  5. Louis Chapman born April 26, 1875, married Zella Barton (deceased), married Alice Foster;
  6. George born July 8, 1877, died same day;
  7. Israel Putnam born May 30, 1880;
  8. Martha Putnam born January 25, 1885, married Rodney W. Bartlett.

Family resided Salt Lake City, Cedar City and St. George, Utah.

Missionary to Texas and England 1855-61; senior president 3d quorum seventies. Crossed the plains eleven times with ox-teams. Called to help settle St. George 1863, later moved to Cedar City, returning to Salt Lake City 1885, where he died March 23, 1906.

Sources:

Duncan, John Chapman

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Homer Duncan and Asenath Malvina Banker). Born September 9, 1846, Des Moines, Iowa. Came to Utah October, 1848, Barney Adams company.

Married:Teresa Ann Heyborne May 27, 1872, at Cedar City, Utah (daughter of John Heyborne and Sarah Ann Melborn of Sydney, Australia, latter pioneer 1860, David H. Cannon company). She was born January 27, 1854.
Their children:
  1. Asenath Melvina born May, 1873, married Charles Perry;
  2. Julia Emily, married William Hitchcock;
  3. Sarah Jane, Naomi Bell, Jessie Agnes Emma Teresa, latter four died;
  4. George, married Jennie Macdonald
  5. John, died infant;
  6. Bertha Roxana, married Howard Pettie
  7. Homer Chapman, died infant.

Family resided Cedar City and Ferron, Utah.

Missionary to eastern states 1875-76; member 91st quorum seventies; ward clerk and teacher. County commissioner justice of peace. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Duncan, Densmore Trippess

(son of Homer Duncan and Sarah Trippess). Born February 4, 1866, Cedar City, Utah.

Married:Nida Fuller June 22, 1893, Salt Lake City (daughter of William and Elizabeth Fuller of that place pioneers 1862).
Their children:
  1. Virginia born February 19, 1894;
  2. Marie born July 14, 1900;
  3. Lora Bernice born May 28, 1903.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Missionary to eastern states.

Sources:

Duncan, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of John and Lydia Duncan). Born May 1, 1794, in Robertson County, Tennessee. Came to Utah September 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company.

Married:Rebecca Herring February 20, 1823, who was born March 25, 1807, and died June 11, 1830.
Their children:
  1. James M. born September 12, 1826, died;
  2. Malinda born June 14, 1827 died July 17, 1844;
  3. Susan born June 17, 1829, married Joseph Henrie

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married:Huldah Jones, March 7, 1833 (daughter of Chapwin and Ellen Jones), who was born May 4, 1813, in Wilson county, Tennessee, came to Utah with husband and died February 22, 1887.
Their children:
  1. William Riley born May 16, 1834 died;
  2. Matilda Ann born April 25, 1836, married Charles Henry Stoddard;
  3. Rebecca Jane born June 14, 1842, married John Poorman;
  4. John born April 24, 1845, (died February 1, 1878), married Martha Lewis.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Presented the prophet Joseph Smith with a horse which the prophet named Joe Duncan, after himself and the donor. Farmer. Died May 4, 1874.

Sources:

Duncan, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of James Duncan and Mary McLaughlin of Lanarkshire, Scotland). Born February 5, 1828, Greenend Lanarkshire. Came to Utah September, 1852, John Higby company.

Married:Jennett Snedden 1850 (daughter of David Snedden and Christenia Lyle, pioneers 1852, John Higby company She was born April 21, 1830, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Mary J. born April 15, 1854, married James M. Stewart December 22, 1873;
  2. James born February 26, 1857, married Annie J. Beckstrand;
  3. David born February 4, 1859, married Mary J. Stott;
  4. John born January 7, 1861, married Annie Prisby;
  5. Christena born March 24, 1863 married Hugh Larson;
  6. Elizabeth E. born February 8, 1866, married James M. Stewart;
  7. Adam born February 3, 1868, died infant;
  8. Richard born February 8, 1869, married Anna M. Martin;
  9. George, died infant.

Family home Meadow, Utah.

Early settler at Meadow. Bishop’s counselor 18 years Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Farmer. Died January 4, 1912.

Sources:

Duncan, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Henry and Jane Duncan of Scotland). Came to Utah September 13, 1861. Joseph Horne company.

Married:Mary Brown (daughter of Adam and Catherine Brown of Tranent, Haddington, Scotland).
Their children:
  1. Adam, married Isabella Robbs;
  2. Peter, married Annie McNeal;
  3. Henry, died aged 4;
  4. Henry, died aged 2;
  5. Catherine born December 28, 1846, married John Thomas Moon;
  6. James, died.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

High priest. Died March 1874.

Sources:

Duncombe, Joseph

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Mormon Pioneer of 1865.

(son of Henry Duncombe and Martha Etano of Dorliston, Staffordshire, England). Born March 15, 1806, at Dorliston. Came to Utah November 1865, Thomas Taylor company.

Married:Elizabeth Glover February 1833, Dorliston, Staffordshire (daughter of John Glover and Ann James, of that place). She was born December 2, 1815.
Their children:
  1. Caroline, married Edward Kendrick;
  2. Martha died aged 17;
  3. Henry, married Nancy Turner;
  4. Joseph, Thomas and Hannah, died;
  5. Ann, married John Halmberg;
  6. Thomas Elijah, died;
  7. Nehemiah David, married Fannie Haines;
  8. Eliza, married Edwin F. Fletcher;
  9. Return, died Infant;
  10. Sarah, married Melvin D. Cook;
  11. Franklin, married Dora Hanson;
  12. Albert Joseph O., married Mary Mackay.

Family home Granger, Utah.

Seventy; president Willenhall branch in England. Farmer; miner. Died 1895.

Sources:

Dunford, Isaac

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of John Dunford of Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England). Born June 24, 1823, Trowbridge, England. Came to Utah October 4, 1856, John Banks company.

Married:Leah Bailey 1843 at Trowbridge, England (daughter of Jacob Bailey of Trowbridge, England). She was born September, 1825.
Their children:
  1. Mary, died;
  2. William, married Melvinia C. B. Whitney;
  3. Savinia, died;
  4. Alma B., married Susa Young;
  5. Seaborne, died;
  6. Moroni, married Sarah Bridwell;
  7. Albert, married Mary Nelson;
  8. Eliza, died;
  9. Parley, married Mary Jacobson;
  10. Oliver, married Ida Osmond;
  11. James, married Eliza Jacobson;
  12. Leah, married David A. Brogue.

Family home Bloomington, Idaho.

Seventy; president of branch of church at St. Louis. Merchant. Died October 4, 1877, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Dunford, Alma

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of Isaac Dunford and Leah Bailey). Born August 19, 1850, Trowbridge, England; came to Utah October 4, 1856, John Banks company.

Married:Susa Young February 23, 1873, Salt Lake City (daughter of Brigham Young and Lucy Bigelow of Salt Lake City pioneers July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company). She was born February, 1855.
Their children:
  1. Leah E. born February 27, 1873, married John A. Widtsoe;
  2. Alma B. born August 18, 1875.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Lovenia T. Clayton February 27, 1882, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Clayton and Margarette Moon of England pioneers July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company).
Their children:
  1. Isaac Clayton born April 16, 1883;
  2. Carlos LeRoy born May 19, 1884;
  3. Margarette, born August 10, 1886;
  4. Alice Amelia born July 31, 1888;
  5. Rachel Grant born December 16, 1890;
  6. Ruth Olive born October 6, 1892;
  7. William Chauncey born September 10, 1895;
  8. Mary Lovenia born December 16, 1897.

Missionary to England 1877-78; member 52nd quorum seventies. Dentist.

Sources:

Dunn, Simeon Adams

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Simeon Dunn and Sally Bath of Williamstown, Ontario county, now Groveland, Livingston county, New York). Born August 7, 1803, at Williamstown. Came to Utah September 27, 1848, Brigham Young company.

Married:Adeline Rawson July 3, 1828 (daughter of Amariah Rawson and Betsy Carpenter), who was born November 27, 1811.
Their children:
  1. Adeline born June 11, 1830, married Alpheus Haws 1845;
  2. Francis born December 5, 1831, died 1834;
  3. Mary born November 2, 1833, married Martin Luther Ensign;
  4. Maria born March 3, 1836;
  5. Mosiah D. and Amariah born February 19, 1837;
  6. Betsy born May 22, 1840, married Alpheus P. Haws.

Family home Nauvoo, Illinois.

Married:Margaret Snyder June 19, 1842, Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of Jacob Snyder and Hannah Anderson), who was born March 12, 1812.
Their children:
  1. Susanna born May 6, 1843, married Allen Hunsaker April 24, 1859;
  2. Simeon born February 9, 1846.
Married:Jane Caldwell.
Their child:
  1. Joseph Moroni born February 12, 1847, married Susanna E. White December 27, 1866.
Married:Harriet Atwood Silver January 3, 1847, Winter Quarters, Iowa (daughter of Arad Silver and Sophia Nichols), who was born July 22, 1818.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Sophia born July 8, 1849, married John Dunn January 12, 1867;
  2. Simeon Adams born January 13, 1851, married Eunice E. Harmon November 6, 1876;
  3. Eveline S. born September 12, 1853, married Allen Hunsaker October 5, 1868;
  4. Emeline S. born September 12, 1853, married Frances R. Cantwell;
  5. Charles Oscar born October 13, 1855, married Letitia Smith, married Martha Jane Welch;
  6. Harriet S. and Henry S. born December 31, 1857.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Wickham 1865, Salt Lake City, who was born February 14, 1836, London, England.
Their children:
  1. Ephraim W. born April 15, 1866, married Marian Whitney June 12, 1889;
  2. Lorenzo W. born March 11, 1868.

President 15th quorum seventies 1845; missionary to Canada 1841; to New York 1844; Society Islands 1848-51; to Eastern states 1872. Settled at Brigham City, Utah, 1853.

Sources:

Dunn, Joseph Moroni

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(son of Simeon Adams Dunn and Jane Caldwell). Born February 12, 1847, Winter Quarters. Iowa.

Married:Susanna Elizabeth White December 27, 1866, Tooele, Utah (daughter of Jonathan White and Elizabeth Dodd, pioneers 1849, E. T. Benson company). She was born February 4, 1848, Tealby, England.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Owen born December 16, 1867, married Mary Ann Craner September 24, 1890;
  2. Elizabeth born December 13, 1869;
  3. Martha Jane born February 9, 1872, married Frank Bramet May 10, 1894;
  4. Ann Eliza born January 7, 1875, married Edgar Victor Anderson December 8, 1897;
  5. Mary Adeline born June 24, 1877, married Herbert H. Vowles January 6, 1898;
  6. Eveline born December 26, 1879;
  7. Effie Susanna born December 6, 1880, married John Alfred Lindberg October 9, 1901;
  8. Edith May born February 25, 1884, married George F. Richards Jr. December 18, 1902;
  9. Llewellyn Crandall born February 6, 1888, married Terresa V. Jensen June 9, 1909.

Family resided Bountiful. Brigham City and Tooele, Utah.

President Elders quorum 1884; member 43d quorum seventies; high priest. Served two terms in city council. Died August, 1913.

Sources:

Dunn Charles Oscar

(son of Simeon Adams Dunn and Harriet Silver). Born October 13, 1855, Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Letitia Smith October 18, 1876, at Brigham City (daughter of Samuel and Janet Maria Smith, who was born May 8, 1860, at Brigham City.
Their children:
  1. Levi born June 3, 1883, married Mary Ann Miller January 8, 1902;
  2. Oscar Smith born October 17, 1886, married Media E. Nuttall September 19, 1906;
  3. Harriet L. born June 9, 1890, married Victor J. Allen December 18, 1913;
  4. Samuel A. born March 12, 1898;
  5. Leslie S. born April 16, 1900.

Family resided Brigham City, Millville and College, Utah.

Married:Martha Jane Welch October 24, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Welch and Eliza Billington), who was born February 24, 1859, Centerville, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Charles Welch born April 16, 1885, married Lula M. Schenk September 19, 1906;
  2. Eliza Jane born December 10, 1886, married John A. Israelson December 23, 1908;
  3. John William born March 18, 1889;
  4. Eveline Silver born October 9, 1893;
  5. Simeon A. born March 2, 1896;
  6. Lester W. born August 18, 1898.

Superintendent MIA and assistant superintendent Sunday school Brigham City, Utah; labored in St. George temple; bishop College ward 1891-1912. Moved to Cache county 1882. and labored in Logan temple 1884-85.

Sources:

Dunn, William G.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of James Dunn and Jane Milner, of Staffordshire, England). Born February 16, 1812, in Staffordshire. Came to Utah June 6, 1861, freight company.

Married:Elizabeth Howells October 2, 1837, in Lancashire England (daughter of John and Elizabeth Howells of Manchester). She was born June 17, 1817.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth born January 1840, married Peter Stubbs;
  2. James born June 2, 1841, married Hannah Fielding;
  3. Selina;
  4. Asenith;
  5. Hannah born July, 1848, married Alfred Dunkley;
  6. Elisha.

Family resided Salt Lake City and American Fork, Utah.

Married:Sarah Bradshaw.
Their children:
  1. William born;
  2. John S.;
  3. Joseph W.

Member 36th quorum seventies; member tabernacle choir 1851-55; member Nauvoo brass band 1851. Farmer. Died December 25, 1894. Provo, Utah.

Sources:

Dunn, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of William G. Dunn and Elizabeth Howells). Born June 2, 1841, at Manchester, England. Came to Utah September 1853, A. O. Smoot company.

Married:Hannah Fielding January 10, 1861, Provo, Utah (daughter of James Fielding and Ann Henshaw, of Lancashire, England; pioneers 1855). She was born August 9, 1843, and died March 12, 1888.
Their children:
  1. James F. born October 1, 1861, married Harriett Ann Snow;
  2. William F. born July 2, 1863, :n. Harriet Wilkins;
  3. Joshua F. born July 30, 1866, married Fanny Elliott;
  4. John Peter born December 14, 1867, died child;
  5. Henry F. born March 3, 1869, married Zina Cluff;
  6. Elizabeth Ann born August 24, 1871, married Charles F. Decker;
  7. Hannah A. born November 11, 1873, died child;
  8. Alice Eva born December 3, 1875, married Robert Cunningham;
  9. Mary Ellen born May 17, 1878, married Arthur Craven;
  10. Emma May born May 20, 1880, married George A. Startup.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Mattie Fitzgerald at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Fern, married Mr. Furner;
  2. Vera Earl;
  3. LeRoy.

Family home Robinson, Utah.

High priest; member high council. Provo city councilman, alderman and commissioner. Lieutenant in Utah militia. Manager West Co-operative Association, also Provo woolen mills 10 years, and Mammoth Mining Company’s mills 12 years.

Sources:

Dunn, James Fielding

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of James Dunn and Hannah Fielding). Born October 1, 1861. American Fork, Utah.

Married:Harriett Ann Snow February 1, 1882, Salt Lake City (daughter of John C. Snow, born in Lima, Illinois, and Harriett Baker, born in Herefordshire, England, pioneers October 9, 1862). She was born November 6, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Hannah H. born January 2, 1884, married Nephi C. Hicks;
  2. Maud H. born February 9, 1886, married Joseph A. Passey;
  3. Spencer S. born November 14, 1887, died;
  4. Erma A. born December 28, 1891, married C. R. Stark;
  5. Marcus J. born October 20, 1893;
  6. Lora born August 23, 1896;
  7. Leon born October 15, 1898.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 34th quorum seventies. Provo city councilman 1885-86. Commercial traveler; merchant.

Sources:

Durfee, Jabez

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Edmund Durfee and Lainey Pickle of Nauvoo, Illinois). Born May 10, 1828. New York. Came to Utah 1850, oxteam company.

Married:Celestia Curtis December 25, 1860, Salt Lake City (daughter of Enos Curtis and Ruth Franklin of Pennsylvania pioneers 1850, oxteam company). She was born April 21, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Mariah Elizabeth, married Numan Van Luven;
  2. Jabez Erastus, married Sarah E. Kendall;
  3. Eliel, died;
  4. Elmira Deseret, died;
  5. Edmund Franklin, married Nancy E. Martin;
  6. Celestia Chloe, married Franklin D. Spencer;
  7. John Devaldi, married Zabrina E. Draper;
  8. LeGrande, married Mary Jane Crowther;
  9. Vilate, married C. M. Ivie.

Family home Springville and Aurora, Utah.

First bishop of Aurora ward. Early settler to Aurora. Carpenter; farmer and fruitgrower. Died December 27, 1884.

Sources:

Durfee, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

Came to Utah 1861, oxteam company.

Married:Charlotte Sanford.
Their children:
  1. Henry, died aged 18;
  2. Ellen, married Abraham Penrod;
  3. Olive, married George Pickup;
  4. Ida, married Jep Dinsdale;
  5. Rolla, married John Dinsdale;
  6. Fannie, married John Faulkner, married Elisha Wilbur.

Family resided Ogden and Provo, Utah.

Elder. Carpenter and sawyer. Died February 1897, at Ogden.

Sources:

Durrant, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of William Durrant and Mary Stewart of Bovington Herefordshire, England). Born April 8, 1837, Bovington, England. Came to Utah October 13, 1861, E. R. Wright freight train.

Married:Jemima Berry Henson (Turner) December 24, 1862, Endowment House, Salt Lake City (daughter of James Henson and Hetty Lancaster of Deans Hanger, England, came to Utah about 1872). She was born August 2, 1835.
Married:Elizabeth Jane Ginger August 9, 1870, Endowment House, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Ginger and Jane Childs of Herefordshire, England, latter came to Utah August 20, 1868, Captain McMaster company, part of way on railroad). She was born September 17, 1854.
Their children:
  1. William A. born October 30, 1871, married Eliza Conder;
  2. John Edward born December 23, 1873, married Minnie Elizabeth Baxter;
  3. Lorenzo James born October 4, 1876, married Agnes Priscilla Lewis;
  4. Mary Stewart born January 25, 1879 (died December 31, 1903), married Albert Sagers Mott;
  5. Katie Jane Childs born July 17, 1881, died August 11, 1890;
  6. Joseph Smith born March 2, 1884, married Lenora Holding;
  7. Lucy Hetty born September 22, 1885, married John W. Wright;
  8. Jemima Berry Henson born April 19, 1888, married George E. May;
  9. Rosa Emmeline born November 19, 1893;
  10. Hyrum Sterling born February 11, 1895, died Infant.

Family home American Fork, Utah.

Member 67th quorum seventies; high priest. Janitor many years; watermaster 1878 to 1908; gardener, vine dresser, farmer; conducted a molasses factory in American Fork from 1863 to 1900. Jemima Berry Hensen was the widow of William Turner.

Only child:
  1. a son, died infant.
Sources:

Durrant, Thomas Hoar

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Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of William Durrant, born July 1814, and Phoebe Hoar, born May 23, 1816, both of Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, England). He was born March 27, 1849, at Deanshanger. Came to Utah August 20, 1868, Chester Loveland company.

Married:Agnes Nish December 28, 1874 (daughter of Robert Nish and Agnes Wilson, married January 14, 1855, on Atlantic ocean, pioneers 1855, Richard Ballantyne company). She was born February 10, 1857.
Their children:
  1. Agnes Elvira born September 23, 1875, married L. M. Mendenhall December 15, 1897;
  2. Thomas William born December 20, 1876, married Elizabeth M. Biggs December 15, 1897;
  3. Phoebe Sarah born September 18, 1878, married J. B. Robinson September 15, 1898;
  4. James LeRoy born August 26, 1880, married Lizzie Baker December 17, 1902;
  5. Alonzo Robert born August 11, 1882, married Elnora Morrison December 21, 1906;
  6. Ida Maud born July 14, 1885, married Jerome B. Porter December 24, 1903;
  7. Annie Eveline born November 11, 1886, married Reuben Lowe December 19, 1906;
  8. Ethel May born November 13, 1889, married Hugh Sloan November 9, 1910;
  9. Fredric Elmo born May 6, 1892, married Myrtle Whitehead November 1, 1911;
  10. Jennie Ray born October 9, 1894;
  11. Isaac Alma born May 22, 1889.

President YMMIA; 2d counselor to bishop L. L. Hatch at Franklin; high priest; secretary of Sunday school Oneida stake 1884-97. Settled in Morgan City; assisted in building Union Pacific and Utah Northern Ry. Agent and telegraph operator in Corinne, Utah, and two years in Franklin, Idaho. Member sixth session Idaho state legislature; member village board of trustees; village clerk; justice of peace; notary public and village magistrate in Franklin. Engrossing clerk for seventh session of Idaho state legislature.

Sources:

Dusenberry, Mahlon

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

Born March 1, 1808, Frenchtown, New Jersey. Came to Utah July 18, 1860, Captain Williams independent company.

Married:Aurilla Coray May 21, 1831, at Easton, Pennsylvania,(daughter of Silas Coray, who died in Illinois, and Mary Stephens, both originally of Danville, New York, the latter a pioneer 1852).
Their children:
  1. John born August 2, 1832, married ____Montague;
  2. Mary Ann born February 2, 1835, married James P. Long, married David Watson, married Eliel Ogden;
  3. Warren N. born November 1, 1836, married Adelaide Elizabeth Webb
  4. Silas born December 11, 1838, died child;
  5. Wilson Howard born April 7, 1841, married Harriet Virginia Coray, married Margaret Thompson Smoot;
  6. Martha Jane born April 15, 1843, B. Charles Dean Glazier;
  7. William born June 12, 1845, died Infant;
  8. George born July 7, 1848 and Albert born December 20, 1850, both died in childhood.

Settled in California. Carpenter and cabinet-maker. Died August 22, 1899, Sacramento, California.

Sources:

Dusenberry, Wilson Howard

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860. Mayor of Provo, Utah.

(son of Mahlon Dusenberry and Aurilla Coray). Born April 7, 1841, Perry, Pike county, Illinois. Came to Utah July 18, 1860, independent company.

Married:Harriet Virginia Coray December 4, 1864. Provo, Utah (daughter of Howard Coray and Martha Jane Knowlton, of Danville New York, pioneers 1852). She was born August 13, 1848, and died June 25, 1872.
Their children:
  1. Charles Wilson born June 2, 1866;
  2. May born November 25, 1867, died September 16, 1869;
  3. Blanche born April 20, 1870, married Edwin L. Parker;
  4. Harriet Virginia, died infant.
Married:Margaret Thompson Smoot November 25, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of Abraham Owen Smoot and Emily Hill, of Provo, Utah, pioneers September, 1847, Daniel Spencer company). She was born August 27, 1854, Sugar House ward. Salt Lake county, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Abraham Owen born December 5, 1875, married Gertrude Louder;
  2. Lorena born April 3, 1878;
  3. Ada born April 6, 1881, married Joseph F. Nibley;
  4. Cora born September 13, 1883;
  5. Eva born January 23, 1887, died April 2, 1890;
  6. Edith born May 16, 1891.

Family home Provo, Utah.

High priest; member high council 1878. School teacher in Utah county 1863-76; county superintendent schools 1874-80; with his brother organized Timpanogos branch of University of Deseret 1870; secretary and treasurer of Brigham Young University since its organization in 1875. Member Provo city council 1872-88; mayor of Provo; county clerk 1875-83; member state legislature 1880, 1882 and 1884; chairman of house committee on education. Cashier First National Bank of Provo 1882-91; cashier Utah County Savings Bank 1891-1901; assistant postmaster of Provo 1901-13.

Sources:

Dye, Richard

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Mormon Pioneer of 1858.

(son of Thomas Dye and Sarah Gower, of Hertford, Hertfordshire, England). Born January 2, 1832, at Hertford. Came to Utah September 20, 1858. Iver N. Iverson company

Married:Mary Peek November 23, 1859, South Weber, Utah (daughter of Thomas Peek and Mary Maiden, of Soham, Cambridgeshire, England; latter pioneer September 13, 1861, Joseph Horne company). She was born August 21, 1841.
Their children:
  1. Mary Adelaide born October 15, 1860, died June 4, 1869;
  2. Richard Thomas born February 4, 1863, married Elizabeth Jones;
  3. William Maiden born March 26, 1865, married Julia A. Child;
  4. James Henry born March 30, 1867, married Nellie A. Child;
  5. Elizabeth born August 14, 1869, died March 2, 1879;
  6. James born January 16, 1872, married Mamie Pike;
  7. Walter Ernest born July 16, 1874, married Nellie Crofts;
  8. Samuel G. born October 10, 1876, married Lydia Hobson;
  9. Sarah Gower born December 24, 1879, married Walter Jarrell.

Family home Riverdale, Utah.

Justice of peace 1872-1902; public school trustee 1876-1906 Sunday school superintendent 1876-1901; ward clerk 1880-1908; president 76th quorum seventies 1884-91.

Sources:

Dye, Samuel G.

(son of Richard Dye and Mary Peek). Born October 10, 1876, Riverdale, Utah.

Married:Lydia Hobson October 22, 1902, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jesse D. Hobson and Joannah Lewis of Utah and Arizona). She was born January 16, 1882.
Their children:
  1. Elden Hobson born July 29, 1903;
  2. Melvin Lewis born February 18, 1906;
  3. Samuel Wayne born June 22, 1910.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Clerk of board of education 1905-09; clerk Weber county 1909-14. First counselor to bishop of Riverdale ward; member high council Weber and Ogden stakes.

Sources:

Dyet, William

(son of Joean Campbell). Born 1836, Kelvin Grover, Scotland.

Married:Martha Barnes December 24, 1858, Polnan Parish, Sterlingshire, Scotland (daughter of Mark Barnes and Ann Armstrong of England, came to Utah July, 1881, with Ross Kelly). She was born December 29, 1838.
Their children:
  1. William B. born March 7, 1860, married Isabella Simpson;
  2. Joseph B. born April 6, 1865, married Katie Smith;
  3. Alexander born April 6, 1865;
  4. Martha B., married David Miller;
  5. James B. born August 29, 1867, married Clara Lilya;
  6. John B. born December 29, 1869;
  7. Annie B. born January 22, 1871, married Dougals McWilliams;
  8. Sarah B. born July 3, 1874, married Albert Butcher;
  9. Elizabeth born January 1, 1882.

Family resided Salt Lake City, Utah, and Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Ordained high priest June 2, 1907.

Sources:

Dyet, William B.

(son of William Dyet and Martha Barnes). Born March 7, 1860, Bo’ness, Scotland.

Married:Isabella Simpson January 11, 1892, Rock Springs, Wyoming.(daughter of William Simpson and Frances Bell of England, came to Utah May, 1880). She was born January 19, 1869.
Only child:
  1. Mark W. born March 31, 1900.

Family resided Salt Lake City, Utah, and Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Sources:

Dykes, George P.

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Member of Mormon Battalion and Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

George Parker Dykes, Sr. (1814-1888) was a member of Mormon Battalion arriving in Utah in 1847.

Married:Dorcas Keeling, who came to Utah 1852, Ezra T. Benson company.
Their children:
  1. Lee, married Lillie Cook;
  2. Rhoda Ann, married George Martin Burgess.

Missionary ten years in England, Holland. France, Sweden and Denmark. Captain in Mormon Battalion. Died in Arizona.

Sources:

Dutzett, Edward P.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

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

Married:Mary Adaline Ewing at Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Ewing and Elizabeth Schaffer of Little Britain, Lancastershire county, Pennsylvania, pioneers 1847).
Their children:
  1. Alveretta, married Joseph Pettey;
  2. Minerva;
  3. Marjorie, married Nathan Terry;
  4. Ursella, married Joseph A. Smith;
  5. Edward Hanmer, married Rosa Hannah Slaughter;
  6. Rachel Vilate, died;
  7. Huldah, died child.

Family home Rockville, Utah.

The children of the second wife were:
  1. Clarissa, married Johnson;
  2. Eliza, died;
  3. Jane, married Frank Farnsworth;
  4. Emma.

Drummer in Nauvoo Legion. Teacher. Died November, 1874, Rockville, Utah.

Sources:

Duzett, Edward Hanmer

(son of Edward P. Duzett and Mary Adaline Ewing). Born January 1, 1861, at Salt Lake City.

Married:Rosa Hannah Slaughter February 1, 1882, at Rockville, Utah, George Washington Terry officiating, daughter of Charles Merriwether Slaughter and Fanny Piety of Missouri pioneers 1847, Mormon Battalion). She was born September 11, 1863, Grafton, Washington county, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Edward Hanmer born May 5, 1883, died infant;
  2. Rosa Blanche born November 10, 1884, married Lewis W. Peterson;
  3. Virtue born July 6, 1888, married Arthur M. Anderson;
  4. Mable born October 23, 1891;
  5. Melvin born June 10, 1894, died infant;
  6. Melburn born July 20, 1896;
  7. Robert born March 17, 1899.

Family home Emery, Utah.

Settled at Rockville when five years of age, where he assisted in making ditches, wagon roads, bridges, and in developing the country; moved to Hinkley 1890 and to Emery 1891. Farmer and stockraiser; merchant.

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