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Information about your Mormon Pioneers, family history and genealogy.

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

Eakle, Henry Kennedy

(son of John B. Eakle and Miss Kennedy, of Newhope, Virginia). Born November 28, 1828, in Virginia.

Married:Mary Jane Johnson, in Virginia (daughter of Francis Johnson and Mary Jane Hall).
Their children:
  1. Sarah Catherine, married William B. Folsom;
  2. Betty Kerr, married Eugene Peel;
  3. Millard F., married Minnie Wilchen;
  4. Edgar F., married Emma Cox;
  5. Mary Abi, married Thomas Tidwell;
  6. Henry Francis, married Ida Gochenhour;
  7. Julia Everiot;
  8. John Brigham, died;
  9. Anna Asenath.

Family lived in Virginia.

Elder. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Eames, David

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Nathaniel and Cathrine Eames of Wales). Born November 16, 1826, in North Wales. Came to Utah September 17, 1850, Jonathan Foote company.

Married:Esther Cullen in 1860. St. Louis, Missouri.(daughter of James Cullen of England). She was born October 15, 1830.
Their children:
  1. David G., married Elizabeth Greaves;
  2. Joseph C., married Rebecca Williams;
  3. Cathrine, married Joseph O. Greaves;
  4. Nathaniel;
  5. Arthur, married Lydia Kidd;
  6. Rowland;
  7. Brigham;
  8. James;
  9. Ezra, married Tressie Pink;
  10. Henry.

Family resided Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah.

Seventy. Took part in Echo Canyon war. Carpenter and wheelwright. Died November 17, 1885, at Logan.

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Eames, David C.

(son of David Eames and Esther Cullen). Born September 1, 1851, at Salt Lake City.

Married:Elizabeth C. Greaves December 29, 1877, at Logan (daughter of Joseph Greaves and Sarah Priscilla Chesley of Logan). She was born October 21, 1856, Provo, Utah.
Their children:
  1. David G. born September 29, 1879;
  2. Sarah G. born November 1, 1881;
  3. Elizabeth G. born June 6, 1884;
  4. Rebecca May born December 28, 1886;
  5. Aerial G. born July 18, 1889;
  6. Nathaniel H. born August 3, 1892;
  7. Joseph Leland born June 23, 1895;
  8. Rowland born May 14, 1899, died May 16, 1899;
  9. Ilah born June 18, 1902.

Family resided Logan, Utah, and Preston, Idaho.

High priest; home missionary Oneida stake 1900-01; counselor Preston ward bishopric nine years; member Oneida stake high council eight years. President and director of Cub River and Wormcreek Canal Company 25 years. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Eames, David G.

(son of David C. Eames and Elizabeth C. Greaves). Born September 29, 1879. Logan, Utah.

Married:Pearl L. Geddes January 25, 1905, Logan, Utah (daughter of Joseph S. Geddes and Dora Neeley of Plain City, Utah, and Preston, Idaho). She was born February 22, 1882.
Their children:
  1. David Ivo born April 25, 1906;
  2. Melba Geddes born May 14, 1909;
  3. Waldo Geddes born April 11, 1911.

Family home Preston, Idaho.

High priest; missionary to Northwestern states 1902-04; president of Mutuals at Preston; superintendent 3d ward Sunday school at Preston four years; first counselor to Bishop Carver of 3d ward, Preston, 18 months; stake Mutual superintendent. Vice-president and director of Riverdale Fruit and Farming Company. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Eardley, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854

(son of Edward Eardley and Elizabeth Grocket of Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England). Born February 25, 1830, at Swadlincote. Came to Utah September 29, 1854, James Brown company.

Married:Zurviah G. Fuller March 15, 1852, St. Louis, Missouri.(daughter of Walter Fuller, of Ludlow, Massachusetts, and Eunice Gleason of Rowe, Massachusetts, the former came to Utah 1856, the latter 1854, James Brown company). She was born September 13, 1834.
Their children:
  1. Edward A., died infant;
  2. James W., married Catherine A. Woolley;
  3. Eunice E., married Barton Snarr;
  4. Adeline Z., died Infant;
  5. Bedson M., died infant;
  6. Mary E., married Thomas J. Curtis;
  7. Reuben H., married Charlotte Solomon;
  8. Annie Z., married William A. Sperry;
  9. Delia A., married Mark W. Calder;
  10. Louisa E., married Edward P. Midgley.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Martha A. Preece 1871, (daughter of John Preece and Mary Ann Steel).
Their children:
  1. John A., married Elizabeth E. Brown;
  2. Albert W., died Infant;
  3. Martha M., married Heber Donaldson;
  4. Ernest L.;
  5. George A.

Missionary to England 1884-86; superintendent Sunday school 3d ward, 33 years; high priest; patriarch. Captain of company in Echo Canyon war. Potter and merchant.

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Eardley, John

(son of Edward Eardley and Elizabeth Grocket of Derbyshire, England). Came to Utah in pioneer times.

Married:Ann Croffs of Derbyshire.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth, died;
  2. Clara Elizabeth, married James H. Mason;
  3. Agnes Ann, married Joseph S. Smith;
  4. Hyrum Edward;
  5. Louisa Eliza, married George Faucett;
  6. Mary Ellen, married Thomas Riding;
  7. John, married Lottie Law;
  8. Emaline Phoebe;
  9. Florence, married Joseph Hawk;
  10. Henrietta Drucilla.

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

High priest. Pioneer to St. George. Potter. Died March 1909.

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Earl, Bishop Collier

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Charles Earl and Nancy Vinna Allen of Monroeville, Ohio). Born March 15, 1843, at Monroeville. Came to Utah July 4,1861, by overland stage.

Married:Sarah Ann Goates December 28, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Goates and Susan Larkin of Lehi, Utah). She was born October 20, 1846, and came to Utah late in 1852.
Their children:
  1. Charles William born October 23, 1869, married Jennie Fowler;
  2. Susan born January 8, 1872, died;
  3. Elida Vierna born November 15, 1874, died;
  4. Rebecca born July 4, 1877, died;
  5. Olive born May 15, 1879, married Clarence Lott;
  6. John Hinckley born May 12, 1881, died;
  7. Clara born November 6, 1883;
  8. Alma born July 26, 1885, married Elizabeth Candor;
  9. Jesse Allen born October 3, 1887, married Lyle Boyle;
  10. Sarah A. born October 4, 1891, married Junius McEwan.

Family home Lehi, Utah.

Helped bring last immigrants that came overland from Ft. Benton, Wyoming.

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Earl, Charles William

(son of Bishop Collier Earl and Sarah Goates). Born October 23, 1869. Lehi, Utah.

Married:Jennie Fowler December 7, 1898, Lehi, Utah (daughter of Henry Charles Fowler and Sarah Lee). She was born September 29, 1877.
Their children:
  1. Mildred Jennie born October 28, 1900;
  2. Lowell Allan born February 19, 1902;
  3. Harold Lee born December 8, 1903;
  4. Charles Franklin born March 8, 1906.

Miner, contractor and electrician.

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Earl, Jonathan

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of George Earl and Sarah Earl of London, England). Born July 29, 1816, Framlingham, England. Came to Utah August 7, 1852.

Married:Jane Wright March 22, 1847, in England (daughter of William Wright and Maria Downing of England). She was born January 6, 1822.
Their children:
  1. John, died;
  2. Joseph, married Nettie Paul;
  3. George, married Mary Harrison;
  4. Josephine, married Benjamin Bright;
  5. Edwin, married Lily Edmons;
  6. Alford, married Agnus Harvy, Jesse died;
  7. Harry, married Rachel Badley;
  8. Harriet, married John W. Lunn;
  9. Frank, married Sarah Olson.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Farmer. Died September 11, 1873.

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Earl, Michael

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Launcelot Earl and Sarah Jackson). Born January 3, 1835, Kendal, Westmoreland, England. Came to Utah October 3, 1863, Daniel D. McArthur “Dixie” oxteam company.

Married:Elizabeth Woolnough June 20, 1859, Islington, Middlesex, England. (daughter of Mark Woolnough and Rachel Skinner of London). She was born September 7, 1832, in London, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth, married John F. Lee;
  2. L[anceelot] M[ark];
  3. M[ichael] W[oolnough]

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 13th quorum seventies; performed many ordinances in the temple, and was ardent religious worker. Followed business of merchant tailor at 130 Main street (near what was called Teasdale alley) for many years. When he built his permanent residence, 436 G street, now a choice residence district, he was ridiculed, as it was far out of town, and inaccessible to water. Was an omnivorous reader and accumulated a large library of choice literature. Was grandfather to nineteen and great-grandfather to five children, when he died January 27, 1896, Salt Lake City.

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Earl, Sylvester Henry

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

Born August 16, 1815, Scioto county, Ohio. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Was twice married, and the father of thirteen children, among whom was Joseph Ira born September 6, 1852, who married Elethra Calista Bunker on March 15, 1880, and afterward Agnes Viola Bunker.

Performed several missions in the United States before coming to Utah; first counselor to Bishop A. H. Raleigh of 19th ward, Salt Lake City; missionary to England 1852-66. Died July 23, 1873, St. George, Utah.

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Earl, Joseph Ira

(son of Sylvester Henry Earl). Born September 6, 1852, Salt Lake City.

Married:Elethra Calista Bunker March 15, 1880 (daughter of Edward and Emily Bunker), who died in 1901.
Married:Agnes Viola Bunker December 11, 1885 (daughter of Edward and Mary Bunker).

Set apart as bishop of Bunkerville ward, St. George stake January 1908.

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Earl, Ira Joseph

(son of Joseph Ira Earl). Was born December 16, 1884, and was an elder.

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Eastmond, Elbert

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Mormon Pioneer of 1858.

(son of John Eastmond and Margaret Lawrence). Came to Utah in 1858.

Married:Elizabeth Brown (daughter of Joseph Brown and Ann Curtis, of Manasquam, New Jersey).
Their children:
  1. Jefferson, married Esther Hindley;
  2. Mary;
  3. Annie, married John L. Snow;
  4. Joseph.

Family resided Salt Lake City and American

Was sometimes kindly termed the father of free public schools in Utah. Carpenter and builder.

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Eastmond, Jefferson

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Mormon Pioneer of 1858.

(son of Elbert Eastmond and Elizabeth Brown). Born at Great Kills, Staten Island, New York. Came to Utah in 1858.

Married:Esther Jane Hindley September 6, 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jno. Hindley and Jane Charters Robinson, of American Fork, Utah).
Their children:
  1. Elbert H. born June 1, 1876;
  2. Jno. H. born June 22, 1877, died;
  3. Jane May, married Jas. Johnson;
  4. Elizabeth Ruby;
  5. Frank;
  6. Jefferson born September 16, 1880, died.

Family home American Fork, Utah.

Elder. Carpenter, builder and architect. Died July 1, 1899.

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Eastmond, Elbert Hindley

(son of Jefferson Eastmond and Esther Jane Hindley). Born June 1, 1876.

Elder; member seventies; special missionary to New York city, 1900-1902. Instructor of manual training and art and design in Brigham Young University.

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Eaton, John Segers

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Joseph Eaton and Merniva Segers). Born April 2, 1842, Montrose, Lee County, Iowa. Came to Utah 1849.

Married:Emily Ann Robbins March 30, 1861 (daughter of Thomas F. Robbins and Ann Johnson), who was born August 20, 1845.
Their children:
  1. Lillian born December 25, 1862, died February 1, 1863;
  2. Leonora L. born May 31, 1864, married A. T. Doxey June 23, 1880;
  3. John Riley born September 5, 1866, married Minnie Nicol;
  4. Annette M. born October 3, 1868, married Lewis Ivie;
  5. Emily Ann born February 21, 1871. (died December 25, 1896), married Frank Cherry;
  6. Bernice born February 18, 1873, married Thomas Harris;
  7. Nora C. born April 19, 1875, married W. Slade;
  8. Daniel W. born December 6, 1877;
  9. Pheba A. born January 27, 1880, died July 22, 1880;
  10. Chlorlia Usler born June 19, 1881;
  11. Wallas R. born April 8, 1884, married Evaline Biggs;
  12. Thomas L. born June 22, 1887, married Ida born Maxwell.

Family resided at Scipio, Utah, St. Johns, Arizona, and Breen, Colorado.

Died March 25, 1912.

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Eaton, Joseph Orlando Beckwith

Came to Utah by oxteam.

Married:Victorine Elizabeth Walker at Pleasant Grove, Utah (daughter of Hanson Walker, Pleasant Grove, Utah). Born at Pleasant Grove.
Their children:
  1. Joseph, died;
  2. Manson, married Percilla Richens;
  3. Elmer B., married Rose Merrill;
  4. Elizabeth, married William Winn;
  5. John B., married Perlettie Ross;
  6. Ernest, married Susana McKowen;
  7. Benjamin;
  8. Irvin, married Mary Fuller;
  9. Lewis, married Sina Cook;
  10. Byron, married Lucilla Hadlock;
  11. Zera, married Alice Starkie;
  12. Vernee, married Myrtle Wardle;
  13. Ethel, married Reuben Hunting;
  14. Eva.

Family resided Pleasant Grove and Vernal, Utah, where he died.

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Eaton, John Burton

(son of Joseph Orlando Beckwith Eaton and Victorine Elizabeth Walker). Born December 7, 1872.

Married:Perlettie Ross September 26, 1902, Salt Lake City (daughter of Stephen Ross and Genevra Molen of Lehi, Utah). She was born July 20, 1881, and came to Utah with Captain Tidwell company.
Their children:
  1. Baby born September 1906, died;
  2. Baby born July 12, 1908, died.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Missionary to Illinois and Indiana; Sunday school and ward teacher; bishop’s counselor. Farmer. Died at Vernal, Utah.

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Eaton, Ernest

(son of Joseph Orlando Beckwith Eaton and Victorine Elizabeth Walker). Born January 12, 1875, Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Married:Susana McKowen March 10, 1897, Vernal, Utah (daughter of Phillip McKowen and Mary Hughes of Manchester, England, pioneers 1853 by wagon from Colorado). She was born March 6, 1877.
Their children:
  1. Ernest Vernal born January 19, 1898;
  2. Mary E. born February 15, 1900;
  3. Joseph Lovell born May 16, 1903;
  4. Clement born May 3, 1905;
  5. Stanley born April 18, 1910;
  6. Reba born April 12, 1910.

Missionary to Manitoba, Canada, 1906-08; counselor to President Don B. Colton of Uinta stake; counselor to Bishop Glens Ward, Uinta stake; president YMMIA, and superintendent of Sunday schools of Glens Ward Teacher; trustee school district 14, Uinta county. Home-builder, farmer, stockman and merchant.

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Eaton, Irvin

(son of Joseph Orlando Beckwith Eaton and Victorine Elizabeth Walker). Born November 21, 1879, Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Married:Mary Adaline Fuller February 25, 1903, Vernal, Utah (daughter of Ruben Calton Fuller and Anna Adaline Preece of that place, pioneers 1848). She was born November 3, 1882.
Their children:
  1. Mary Elva, born June 18, 1904;
  2. Eunice Marsale born September 23, 1906;
  3. Baby, born August 26, 1912.

President YMMIA 1908-12; ward teacher. City councilman 1911-12. Butcher.

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Eby, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

Born October 6, 1814, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah in 1848.

Married:Elizabeth Pierce at Lancaster, Pennsylvania. (daughter of Edward Pierce and Posey Pierce), who was born April 1, 1820.
Their children:
  1. Margaret, died infant;
  2. Jacob;
  3. Eliza, married John W. Phillips.
Married:Mary Winchel of Salt Lake City.
Their child:
  1. John.

Farmer and lived at Salt Lake City. Died May 18, 1900.

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Eccles, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

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(son of William Eccles and Margaret Miller of Carlisle, England; former died in England; latter came to America in 1843, and died at Nauvoo, Illinois). He was born April 6, 1825, Old Kilpatrick, Dumbartonshire, Scotland. Came to Utah October 4, 1863, Thomas E. Ricks company).

Married:Sarah Hutchinson (daughter of William Hutchinson and Mary Speers), who was born March 17, 1820, County Donegal, Ireland, and died June 11, 1907, Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. John H. born May 12, 1846, married Mary Richmond;
  2. David born May 12, 1849, married Bertha Marie Jensen; married Ellen Stoddard;
  3. Stewart born January 15, 1852, married Marintha E. Bingham March 4, 1878;
  4. Sarah born December 31, 1854, married Robert Baird October 17, 1870;
  5. Margaret born July 1857, married John Hiatt, married Charles Swinger;
  6. William Hutchinson born March 15, 1860, married Marian Scow;
  7. Samuel born February 17, 1862, married Jeanette Hiatt June 22, 1883.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Settled at Eden, Weber county, 1865. Patriarch. Wood turner. Died December 4, 1903, Ogden, Utah.

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Eccles, John Hutchinson

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(son of William Eccles and Sarah Hutchinson). Born May 12, 1846, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

Married:Mary Richmond December 10, 1865 (daughter of John Richmond, and Jeanette Barr), who was born December 6, 1845.
Their children:
  1. Mary;
  2. William;
  3. Sarah;
  4. Maggie;
  5. David;
  6. John born September 29, 1878, married Hannah Davis;
  7. Jeanette born December 29, 1880, married Charles Conrad;
  8. Virginia born June 20, 1882, married Joseph Edwin Caldwell;
  9. David Richmond born March 20, 1887, married Myrtle House.

Cabinetmaker and turner. Contractor and builder. President Eccles Mercantile County, Baker City, Idaho; merchant.

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Eccles, David

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863. Mayor of Ogden, Utah. He was an American businessman and industrialist who founded many businesses throughout the western United States and became Utah’s first multimillionaire.

(son of William Eccles and Sarah Hutchinson). Born May 12, 1849, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Came to Utah October 4, 1863, with father.

Married:Bertha Marie Jensen December 27, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of Christen Jensen, born September 25, 1818, Aabey, Denmark, died May 7, 1875, Huntsville, Utah, and Mary Anderson, born April 8, 1825, Panerup, Aarhus, Denmark, died 1858, at Aarhus. The father with his family came to Utah October 5, 1867, Leonard G. Rice company). She was born January 30, 1856, Panerup, Aarhus, Denmark. Came to Utah with her father in 1867.
Their children:
  1. David Christen born November 29, 1877, married Julia Wright February 8, 1905;
  2. LeRoy born November 20, 1879, married Myrtle Banks February 9, 1905;
  3. Vida born July 9, 1882, married George H. Davis;
  4. Royal born December 9, 1885;
  5. Bertha Olivia born January 22, 1887, married William Arthur Wright;
  6. Joseph Merrill born August 22, 1889;
  7. Lila born November 26, 1891;
  8. Laura born May 9, 1894;
  9. Flora born May 9, 1894;
  10. William Jack born August 8, 1895;
  11. Annie Vivian born April 18, 1897;
  12. Homer Gordon born April 18, 1901.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married:Ellen Stoddard January 2, 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter of John K. Stoddard and Emma Eckersley, pioneers 1856). She was born January 28, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Marriner S. born September 9, 1890;
  2. Marie born November 2, 1892;
  3. Spencer born July 20, 1894;
  4. Jesse born May 12, 1896;
  5. Emma born March 6, 1898;
  6. George born April 9, 1900;
  7. Norah born July 18, 1902;
  8. Ellen born June 23, 1905;
  9. Willard born February 22, 1909.

Family home Logan, Utah.

Member 160th quorum seventies. Member Ogden city council 1885-87; mayor of Ogden 1887-89. When the LDS church authorized its $1,000,000 bond issue, David Eccles, with L. S. Hill was the trustee and negotiated this loan; he carried $100,000 of it. At the time of his death he was identified with some fifty-six industrial corporations and twenty banking institutions, extending and operating in Utah, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming, California, Colorado and Canada. He was president and director of sixteen industrial corporations and a director of twenty others; president and director of seven banking corporations, and director in four others. He conceived and organized the Utah & Pacific Railway company, which later became a part of the Oregon Short Line Rail Road Company, and finally that part of the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake railroad between Milford and Uvada; this construction was the nucleus of the great railroad system last above named. Among the major enterprises with which he was connected as the president and a member of the board of directors are:
  1. Amalgamated Sugar company;
  2. Lewiston Sugar company;
  3. Sumpter Valley Railway company (Oregon);
  4. Utah Construction company;
  5. Oregon Lumber company (Oregon);
  6. Vineyard Land and Livestock company (Nevada);
  7. Promontory-Curlew Land company;
  8. First National Bank of Ogden;
  9. Ogden Savings Bank;
  10. Lion Coal company (Wyoming);
  11. Wyoming Coal company (Wyoming);
  12. Ogden Rapid Transit company;
  13. Logan Rapid Transit company;
  14. Eccles Lumber company.

Some of the more important corporations with which he was identified as a director are: Utah-Idaho Sugar company; Deseret National Bank of Salt Lake City; Deseret Savings Bank of Salt Lake City; Mount Hood Railroad Company of Oregon.

Died December 6, 1912, Salt Lake City, Utah, buried at Ogden.

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Death certificate has a death date of December 5, 1912 but Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah and wikipedia show death date of December 6, 1912.

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Eccles, Stewart

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(son of William Eccles and Sarah Hutchinson, of Glasgow, Scotland). Born January 15, 1852, Glasgow, Scotland. Came to Utah with father.

Married:Marintha E. Bingham March 14, 1878, Salt Lake City (daughter of Erastus Bingham and Susan Green, of Huntsville, Utah, pioneers July, 1847, with Mormon Battalion. She was born May 26, 1862.
Their children:
  1. Christabella born May 9, 1879, married Jacob Johnson;
  2. Stewart born March 12, 1881, married Anna Rasmussen;
  3. Marintha A. born September 20, 1883.

Missionary to Great Britain 1894-96 and 1903-05; member high council Ogden stake.

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Eckersley, Joseph

(son of Abraham Eckersley, born 1836, West Houghton, Lancashire, England, and Ellen Cleworth, born June 18, 1836, Davyhulme, Lancashire, England, married, 1854). He was born July 19, 1866, Eccles, Lancashire, England. Came to Utah May 24, 1890.

Married:Sarah Ellen Wilkinson December 10, 1890, Manti, Utah (daughter of James Wilkinson of Hindley, Lancashire, England, and Alice Wright, married 1866 at Burnley, Lancashire, and came to Utah 1896). She was born January 29, 1870, and came to Utah August 1890.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Smith born September 8, 1891;
  2. Alice Ellen born June 19, 1893;
  3. George Teasdale born May 6, 1895;
  4. James Wilkinson born February 21, 1897;
  5. Abraham Cleworth born May 21, 1899;
  6. Daisy Hermine born May 16, 1904;
  7. Lyman Wilkinson born March 24, 1907;
  8. Hyrum Wilkinson born March 18, 1909.

Settled first at Springville and later at Loa, Utah. County attorney; county superintendent of district schools; state senator. President 82d quorum seventies; stake superintendent of Sunday schools 1894-1901; missionary to Great Britain 1888-90, 1901-03; high priest; 2nd counselor to Willis E. Robison, president of Wayne stake 1903; 1st counselor to Gearsen S. Bastian, president of Wayne stake 1906; president Wayne stake 1910.

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Edgel, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of William Edgel). Born July 19, 1829, Headly, Hampshire, England. Came to Utah October 1, 1863, Daniel D. McArthur company.

Married:Mariah Noble Apgood October 8, 1864 (daughter of William Noble and Carolina Hansen, latter a pioneer 1859). She was born 1826; came to Utah with her mother in 1859. The only child was Sarah Ann born August 14, 1865, married Shadrach Roundy 1887.
Married:Elizabeth Bailey December 20, 1865, Coalville, Utah (daughter of Francis Bailey and Eliza Smith; former came to Utah 1864, Warren Snow company). She was born September 23, 1842, Hardway, Hampshire, England.
Their children:
  1. Albert born December 13, 1866;
  2. Mary E. born December 9, 1868, married Civilian Winters December 25, 1890;
  3. Louisa born March 19, 1871, married Alma L. Sargent May 26, 1898;
  4. John F. born August 30, 1873, married Maud E. Hillier;
  5. Alberta born March 19, 1875;
  6. Franklin J. born August 24, 1878, married Florence A. M. Warner August 18, 1909;
  7. Hattie born October 25, 1880;
  8. William R. born July 6, 1882, married Olive V. Lemon August 4, 1909;
  9. Clara A. born July 18, 1884;
  10. Ruby born July 30, 1886.
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Edgel, John F.

(son of George Edgel and Elizabeth Bailey). Born August 30, 1873, Hoytsville, Utah.

Married:Maud E. Hillier January 6, 1910, Salt Lake City (daughter of John W. Hillier and Edith E. Banham), who was born January 3, 1888, London, England.
Their children:
  1. Herman H. born May 27, 1911.

Family home Hoytsville, Utah.

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Edgeworth, Joseph

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of William and Martha Edgeworth). Born September 16, 1844, at Candle Green, Gloucestershire, England. Came to Utah September 5, 1866, Samuel White company, married Prudence Jones November 10, 1867 (daughter of William Jones and Mary Shill). She was born July 4, 1847; came to Utah 1866, Captain Chapman company.

Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Prudence born August 20, 1868, married Alfred R. Jones November 11, 1889;
  2. William born February 23, 1871, married Eva Norwell August 7, 1908;
  3. Jane Sophia born May 7, 1873, married Henry E. Randell November 10, 1893;
  4. Martha Jones born March 25, 1875, married Iden G. Bond September 30, 1896;
  5. Mary Ann Shill born September 3, 1879, married Thomas Ovard August 9, 1899.

Family home Henefer, Utah. Farmer.

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Edward, Alexander D.

(son of Alexander Edward and Mary Taylor of Scotland). Born February 20, 1865.

Married:Ann E. Parker December 17, 1896, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Joshua Parker and Drucilla D. Hartley, pioneers 1852, Robert Wimmer company). She was born January 21, 1863, at Salt Lake City.

Family home Salt Lake City.

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Edwards, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Owen Edwards and Ester Davis). Born January 17, 1817, Langoedmore Parish, Cardiganshire, South Wales. Came to Utah in 1853.

Married:Margaret Roberts August 28, 1843, Vanor, South Wales.
Their children:
  1. Ann, married Mr. Nelson;
  2. Margarette, married Mr. Clarke;
    1. R.;
  3. Hyrum;
  4. Thomas, died;
  5. William;
  6. Edward;
  7. Mary Jane, married Mr. Davis.

Settled at Brigham City, Utah; moved to Logan 1859. Coal miner and farmer. Died February 26, 1886, at Logan.

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Edwards, William

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Mayor of Logan, Utah.

(son of John Edwards and Margaret Roberts). Born October 22, 1857, Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Mary Ann Lewis December 16, 1880, Salt Lake City (daughter of Enoch Lewis and Emma Farrell of Wales).
Their children:
  1. Annie R., married George W. Flamm;
    1. Lewis;
  2. Mae;
  3. McLairon;
  4. Oliver Wendell;
  5. Don C.

Member Logan city board of education 1893-94; chairman Cache county commissioners 1901-02; mayor of Logan 1908-09.

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Edwards, William Lewis

(son of William Edwards and Mary A. Lewis). Born August 19, 1886 at Logan, Utah.

Elder; missionary to Great Britain 1909-10. Musician and merchant.

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Edwards, Philip

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

Came to Utah 1860.

Married:Mary Simmons February, 1860, in Sussex, England.
Their children:
  1. Lucy, married William N. Casper;
  2. Philip W., married Bertha Webster;
  3. Eliza, married George H. Bagley;
  4. George H., married Mary A. Hartle;
  5. Emma, married Elisha Webster;
  6. John O., married Minerva Anne Bagley;
    1. Parley, married Clara Bagley;
  7. Alice M., married Robert S. Lindsay.

Family home Charleston, Utah.

High priest. Butcher.

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Edwards, John O.

(son of Philip Edwards and Mary Simmons). Born August 20, 1873, at Millcreek, Utah.

Married:Minerva Anne Bagley January 18, 1897, at Charleston, Utah (daughter of Joseph Bagley and Ann Van Wagoner of Charleston, Utah). She was born April 8, 1878.
Their children:
  1. Clarence O. born May 26, 1898;
  2. Minerva born October 11, 1900;
  3. Maud born September 22, 1904;
  4. Viola born December 31, 1908;
  5. Dana born August 26, 1911.

Family home Charleston, Utah.

Missionary to Missouri 1905-07; president elders quorum; superintendent Sunday schools; bishop’s counselor; home missionary. President of town and city council; school trustee. Manager co-op, at Charleston.

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Egbert, Samuel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of John Egbert, born 1776. Staten Island, New York, and Susanna Kahn, born August 10, 1770, Staten Island, New York, both of South Cottonwood, Utah). He was born March 24, 1814, Breckinridge county, Kentucky. Came to Utah October 15, 1849, Allen Taylor company.

Married:Margrett Mariah Beckstead 1839 in Illinois (daughter of Alexander Beckstead and Catherine Lince of West Jordan, Utah, pioneers 1848). She was born December 9, 1823.
Their children:
  1. William Henry born 1840, died;
  2. John Alexander born March 28, 1842 [marriages below];
  3. Martha Ann born March 1, 1844, married Isaac Wardell;
  4. Andrew Jackson born February 4, 1846, died;
  5. Susannah born February 14, 1848, married Mr. Vannetten, married Daniel Jerman;
  6. Catherine Mann born September 21, 1860, married Henry Byrum Beckstead;
  7. Samuel Wesley born August 26, 1852, married Ann Gardner, married Lucinda Beckstead;
  8. Harriet born September 18, 1854, married Samuel Bateman;
  9. Amanda Jane born January 6, 1857, married Henry Byrum Beckstead;
  10. Joseph Smith born January 10, 1859, married Sarah Pierce;
  11. Hyrum Smith born December 30, 1860, married Annie McGhie;
  12. Mary Ellen born February 21, 1863, married Hyrum Steadman;
  13. George A. Smith born November 18, 1865, died;
  14. David Alonzo born August 4, 1868, married Hannah Aylett.

Family home West Jordan, Utah. :Married: Louisa Minerva Pettie at Salt Lake City (daughter of Robert C. Pettie and Margret J. Wells, pioneers 1848). She was born December 22, 1839, Benton county, Tennessee.

Their children:
  1. Margret born August 8, 1858;
  2. Polly Ann born April 21,1860, married Samuel Boyd;
  3. Galletta born May 18, 1862;
  4. Robert C. born September 4, 1864, married Clara Bradford;
  5. Henry Lewis born December 12, 1866, married Sarah Farmer;
  6. Emily born November 6, 1869, married Isaac Wardell;
  7. Louisa born February 22, 1872, married Joseph Allsop;
  8. William Lafayette born November 22, 1876, married Clara Farmer.

Family home West Jordan, Utah.

School teacher, West Jordan. Indian war veteran. Farmer and stockraiser. Died December 11, 1888.

Sources:

Egbert, John Alexander

(son of Samuel Egbert and Margrett Mariah Beckstead). Born March 28, 1842, Hancock county, Illinois.

Married:Emma Grimmett March 22, 1860, West Jordan, Utah (daughter of John Grimmett and Sarah Pettie, both of Bear Lake, Idaho, pioneers of 50’s). She was born July 12, 1842, in England.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Zerelda born April 5, 1861, married John Harris and Joseph Hammer;
  2. John Alma born May 16, 1863, died;
  3. Samuel Alexander born January 20, 1865, married Eunice Prim, married Louisa Gorilla White;
  4. Emma Mariah born September 27, 1866, married R. W. Barnes;
  5. Martha Ann born March 17, 1869, married John Aylett;
  6. Annie Generra born September 2, 1871, married Frank M. Young;
  7. Rosina born February 17, 1874, died;
  8. Adelbert Leroy born October 22, 1876, married Verna Pack;
  9. Lorus Edgar born April 30, 1879, died;
  10. Etna Lulu born June 11, 1880, died.

Family home West Jordan.

Married:Arminta Elizabeth Bateman March 9, 1882, Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Bateman and Marinda Allen), who was born December 4, 1862, West Jordan.
Their children:
  1. Laura Marinda born January 5, 1883, died;
  2. John Alonzo born October 16, 1884, married Nellie Beckstead;
  3. Cora born January 2, 1887, died;
  4. Ethel Laurelda born February 9, 1888, married George Sivell Smith;
  5. Marinda Lisetta born March 1, 1890, died;
  6. Elija Jenetta born December 23, 1891, died;
  7. Wilford Earl born November 8, 1893;
  8. Verd Irene born December 12, 1895;
  9. Margrett Arminta born January 5, 1897;
  10. Alma Mark born December 26, 1899;
  11. Arvill B. born January 15, 1902;
  12. Harold Allen born April 17, 1904;
  13. Ross Duane born October 24, 1906, Ida Lathield born November 23, 1910.

Family home West Jordan.

President seventies quorum; president 12th quorum elders; ordained bishop June 1, 1890, which office he held 20 years; went on a mission to help settle the Dixie country. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Egbert, Samuel Alexander

(son of John Alexander Egbert and Emma Grimmett). Born January 20, 1865, West Jordan, Utah.

Married:Eunice S. Prim December 24, 1885, Lander Wyoming.(daughter of Hyrum P. and Mariah Prim of Sugar House ward, Salt Lake county). She was born September 22, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Roland L. born January 10, 1886, died;
  2. Keith Eugene born October 20, 1887, married Margrett Nannie;
  3. Grace Marguerite born December 12, 1893, married Joseph Parley White;
  4. Emma Maria born November 3, 1897;
  5. Loyal Douglas born January 15, 1900.

Family home Grace, Idaho.

Married:Louisa Corilla White July 22, 1908 (daughter of Joseph Egbert and Louisa Taylor, pioneers July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company).

One of first school trustees of Grace, Idaho.

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Egbert, Robert C.

(son of Samuel Egbert and Louisa Minerva Pettie). Born September 4, 1864, Salt Lake City.

Married:Clara P. Bradford March 13, 1889, West Jordan, Utah (daughter of Larkin H. Bradford and Annie Rex), who was born April 12, 1866, at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Tessie F. born October 11, 1889, married William B. Turner;
    1. Glenn born August 13, 1891, married Maude Bateman;
  2. Ferrell C. born October 25, 1892;
  3. Moss L. born June 11, 1900;
  4. Valgie M. born November 7, 1901;
  5. Larkin H. born March 8, 1906.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Died March 19, 1908, at Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Eggertsen, Simon Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1867.

(son of Peter Eggertsen and Caroline Larsen of Fyen, Denmark). Born February 7, 1826. Fyen, Denmark. Came to Utah September 13, 1867, Christian Christiansen company.

Married:Johanne Thompson February 7, 1858, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Andreason and Sarah Louisa Nyegreen of Jutland Hals, Denmark, pioneer September 13, 1867, C. Christiansen company). She was born January 2, 1825.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Louisa, married Harvey H. Cluff;
  2. Simon Peter, married Henrietta Nielsen;
  3. Andrew, married Artie Louise Cook;
  4. Lars Echert, married Annie Nielsen.

Family home Provo, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to Denmark 1863-66. Farmer. Died September 27, 1900.

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Eggertsen, Simon Peter

(son of Simon Peter Eggertsen and Johanne Thompson). Born September 15, 1860, Provo, Utah.

Married:Henrietta Nielsen June 26, 1884, Salt Lake City (daughter of Soren Nielsen and Amelia Berg of Provo, pioneers September 25, 1868. John G. Holman company). She was born September 8, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Achsa Henrietta born June 28, 1885, married W. Monroe Paxman;
    1. Bernard born January 6, 1888;
  2. Doressa born April 12, 1890, married John S. Smith;
  3. Lorie Louisa born March 3, 1892, married Robert P. Fairbanks;
  4. Eudora born February 26, 1894;
  5. Grant N. born May 1, 1898;
  6. Paul born July 11, 1901.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Member high council; missionary to northern states 1886-87; bishop; Sunday school teacher and superintendent; home missionary. School trustee and school teacher. Merchant and farmer.

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Eggleston, Samuel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Samuel Eggleston and Elisabeth Hill of Ogden, Utah). Born March 30, 1804, Marcellus. Onondaga county, New York. Came to Utah August 1862, James Wareham independent company.

Married:Lurania P. Burgess August 23, 1827, Cayuga county, New York. (daughter of Harvey and Mary Burgess of Niles, Cayuga county, New York). She was born August 15, 1808, died July, 1870.
Their children:
  1. Dwight born August 9, 1828, died infant;
  2. Benjamin born April 6, 1830, both died infant;
  3. Reuben Burgess born July 24, 1831 (died March 1890), married Emeline Allen;
  4. Edwin born October 26, 1833, married Eliza Spinning;
  5. Harvey Burgess born February 8, 1836, died February 12, 1854;
  6. Orson Hyde born October 3, 1841, married Constant A. Stephens;
  7. Samuel E. born August 16, 1847, died in infancy;
  8. Mary Elizabeth born September 22, 1849, married Enoch Farr

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Mumford.
Married:Catherine Kat.

Second counselor to Bishop Robert McQuarrie of 2d ward, Ogden, several years; patriarch. Died May 26, 1884.

Sources:

Eggleston, Orson Hyde

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Samuel Eggleston and Lurania Burgess). Born October 3, 1841, Niles, Cayuga county, New York. Came to Utah August 16, 1861, David H. Cannon company.

Married:Constant Ann Stephens (daughter of John Stephens and Elizabeth Briggs), who was born February 17, 1849.
Their children:
  1. Ida Evaline, died Infant;
  2. Mary Lurania, married John Jewett;
  3. Elizabeth Jane, married Benj. F. Welch;
  4. Orson Burgess, married Anna Peterson;
  5. Samuel Lee died in childhood;
  6. John Stephens;
  7. William Jessy, married Jensina Peterson;
  8. Walter Moroni, married Emma Call;
  9. Laura, married Elijah Cutler;
  10. Metta;
  11. Charles Alton died Infant.
Married:Mariett O. Forley (daughter of Winthrop Forley and Angeline Calkin).
Their children:
  1. Nellie, married Wallace Gardner;
  2. Clara, married Charles Berg;
  3. Constant A., married Charles J. Dewey;
  4. Asa Winthrop;
  5. Rachel, married Oliver Williams;
  6. Wilford;
  7. Vedia;
  8. Lottie;
  9. Ezra C., died infant.
Married:Anna Christine Johnson (daughter of Peter Johnson and Anna Mariah Madsen).
Their children:
  1. David Orson died Infant;
  2. Joseph Smith;
  3. Mattie May, married Harold J. Stock;
  4. Florence;
  5. Theron Johnson.

Settled in Ogden. Assisted the poor in immigrating to Utah several times. Missionary to Michigan 1876-77. Moved to Eden, Utah, where he served as Sunday school superintendent and 2d counselor to Bishop Josiah M. Ferrin; later 1st counselor. Postmaster at Eden three years. Moved to Afton, Wyoming, where he served as Sunday school superintendent, clerk of high priests quorum and member of high council. Sergeant, lieutenant and captain in Utah militia.

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Ek, Carl August

(son of Carl Larsen). Born July 10, 1845, in Sweden. Came to Utah July 1, 1878, with company of which he was captain.

Married:Matilda Ekstrom October 10, 1878, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Margarett Ekstrom of Upsala, Sweden), who was born December 24, 1850.
Their children:
  1. Carl Enoch born July 17, 1879, married Elizabeth Mitchell;
  2. Alma August, married Mary Ellen Worthen;
  3. Sigma Elizabeth, married William White;
  4. Logena, married August J. Tadje;
  5. Royal Julius, married Margarett Sneddon;
  6. Ebba Florence, married Goddard Quist;
  7. Louise Christiana, married Frank Quist;
  8. Violet Eugenia, married Frank Mallony.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Mary Anderson August 1885 at Logan, Utah, who came to Utah in fall of 1884 and died July, 1912.
Married:Hildegard Quist November 10, 1904, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Quist of Gothenberg, Sweden). She was born July 7, 1876, and came to Utah in 1901, Peter Quist company:
Their children:
  1. Frank Augustus;
  2. Ethel Leona;
  3. Hilda Constance.

Bishop of 26th ward for 11 years. Sheriff of Cache county. Worked on temple in Logan. Stone cutter. Died November 8, 1912, at Salt Lake City.

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Eldredge, Alanson

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Micah Eldredge, born March 17, 1768, and Annie Hanks, both of New England). He was born November 16, 1780, in New England. Came to Utah September 19, 1847, Daniel Spencer company.

Married:Esther Sunderlin in New England, where she was born January 4, 1787; died 1824, Brutus, New York.
Their children:
  1. Ira born March 30, 1810, married Nancy Black July 4, 1833;
  2. Horace Sunderlin born February 6, 1816, married Betsy Ann Chase, married Sarah W. Gibbs; married Hannah Adams; married Chloe Antoinette Redfield;
  3. Lurana, married John Hoagland;
  4. Ann Cady, married Joseph Busby;
  5. John Sunderlin born April 30, 1821, married Sinah S. Chipman; married Rhoda Silvia Collett.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Farmer; tanner. Died December 1867.

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Eldredge, Ira

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847. Captain of three Mormon Pioneer companies in 1854, 1856 and 1861.

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(son of Alanson Eldredge and Esther Sunderlin). Born March 30, 1810, Middleton, Vermont. Came to Utah 1847, Daniel Spencer company.

Married:Nancy Black July 4, 1833, Indianapolis, Indiana. (daughter of Joshua Black and Elizabeth Burgess), who was born November 22, 1812, in Maryland.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth born March 21, 1834, died next day;
  2. Edmond born May 1, 1835, married Hannah Huffman January 24, 1863; married Emma Staley;
  3. Diana born March 28, 1837, married Abraham Owen Smoot May 6, 1856;
  4. Esther Ann born March 24, 1839, married Thomas Garn March 14, 1868;
  5. Alma born October 13, 1841, married Marinda Merrill January 24, 1863;
  6. Hyrum born April 13, 1844, married Julia Fippin July 28, 1861, died August 18, 1884;
  7. Alanson born December 6, 1846 (died October 22, 1899), married Martha Neff; married Bertha Pollisen;
  8. Ira Edgar born May 4, 1850, married Sarah Staker May 13, 1872;
  9. Hannah Matilda born February 9, 1853 died June 17, 1854;
  10. Horace born September 7, 1855, married Anna Cummings March 23, 1883;
  11. William Owen born January 24, 1859.
Married:Hannah Mariah Savage February 28, 1862, Salt Lake City (daughter of Levi Savage), who was born January 10, 1832 in Ohio.
Their children:
  1. Chancy Marion(twin) born December 6, 1852, died December 3, 1864;
  2. Nancy Mariah (twin) born December 6, 1852, she, married Edward Garn;
  3. John Albert born January 22, 1864, married Eliza Wilkinson
  4. Laura Sunderlin born January 20, 1856;
  5. Mulford born November 20, 1857 died December 2, 1897;
  6. Sabrina born July 13, 1859, married Charles B. Wright;
  7. Jesse born February 8, 1861, died November 10, 1871;
  8. Levina born July 30, 1863 died December 2, 1905;
  9. Content born April 16, 1865.
Married:Helvena Maria Jensen November 22, 1861, Salt Lake City, who was born March 20, 1843, in Denmark.
Only child:
  1. Mary Ann born March 16, 1864, married Pitcher.

Member Utah legislature in early 50’s. Captained three trips across the plains for immigrants. Member (first) high council of Salt Lake stake; bishop Sugar House ward 1858-66. Died February 6, 1866, Coalville, Utah.

Sources:

Eldredge, Edmond

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Ira Eldredge and Nancy Black). Born May 1, 1835, Warren, Indiana.

Married:Hannah Huffman January 24, 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jacob Huffman and Margaret Staley, pioneers September 16, 1861). She was born December 6, 1846, Nauvoo, Illinois.
Married:Emma Staley, who was born February 10, 1839 in Canada, and died December 30, 1854, in Iowa. They had one child born December, 1854, which died in infancy.

Came to Salt Lake 1847; moved to Coalville 1860. Crossed the plains with the last mail before Echo Canyon war 1857 took active part in early Indian troubles. Coalville city councilman several terms; director of Coalville Co-op, and vice president of same for 25 years. Missionary to England 1868-69; missionary to Hawaii; high councilor in Summit stake 1877-1901.

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Eldredge, Horace Sunderlin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848. Territorial marshal state of Deseret; collector and assessor of territory; brigadier-general Utah militia. One of seven presidents 1st quorum seventies; President of ZCMI.

(son of Alanson Eldredge and Esther Sunderlin). Born February 6, 1816 Brutus Cayuga county, New York. Came to Utah September 15, 1848, Brigham Young company.

Married:Betsy Ann Chase July 20, 1837, Buffalo, New York (daughter of Benjamin Chase and Mehitabel Russell of New England), who was born September 23, 1818.
Their children:
  1. Lurana born February 21, 1838, married Joseph W. Young February 2, 1865;
  2. Mary Aurelia born January 20, 1840, married Amini R. Jackman September 9, 1858;
  3. Selina Mehitabel born October 12, 1842, died March 10, 1844;
  4. Betsy Ann born April 11, 1845, died February 26, 1846;
  5. Helen Louisa born June 8, 1847, died August 30, 1847;
  6. Horace Alonzo born June 8, 1847, died September 12, 1847;
  7. Alice born October 26, 1848, married David Yearsley January 11, 1871, died September 19, 1912;
  8. Zina Presinda born January 17, 1853, married Moroni Reese December 29, 1870.
Married:Sarah W. Gibbs April 20, 1851, Salt Lake City (daughter of Aaron Gibbs and Prudence Carter of Bensontown, Rutland county, Vermont), who was born June 11, 1827 and came to Utah September 4, 1848. Daniel A. Miller company
Their children:
  1. Horace S. born February 7, 1863, died January 22, 1865
  2. Eliza Evaletta born May 29, 1855, married Joseph H. Grant October 18, 1874, died October 15, 1911;
  3. Jessie born November 17, 1857, married Briant Stringham June 6, 1877;
  4. Byron Gibbs born February 7, 1867, died April 9, 1879.

Family resided Salt Lake City and Bountiful, Utah

Married:Hannah Adams February 2, 1855, Salt Lake City (daughter of James Adams and Betsy Leavitt of Centerville, Utah, former a pioneer September, 1851, James Allred company, latter died 1848, Council Bluffs, Iowa). She was born January 11, 1833.
Their children:
  1. James A. born February 16, 1857, married Jane Jennings June 23, 1879;
  2. Clara Ursula born November 8, 1861, died November 23, 1862;
  3. Adelbert U. born August 23, 1863, married Edith Pack December 2, 1885;
  4. Christie born July 19, 1866, married John L. Fackrell November 2, 1887;
  5. Clarence born June 1, 1869, married Effie Peck October 14, 1890;
  6. Horton A. born August 22, 1872, married Lillle Hatch October 26, 1892.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married:Chloe Antoinette Redfield February 14, 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of Harlow Levi Redfield and Alpha L. Foster of North Madison, Connecticut, pioneers September 8, 1850. Aaron Johnson company). She was born August 10, 1842, Pittsfield, Pike county, Illinois.
Their children:
  1. Harlow Moroni born December 12, 1861, died December 22, 1862;
  2. Alpha May born August 6, 1863, married Reed Smoot September 17, 1884;
  3. Ben R. born May 4, 1866, married Lizzie Sharp August 18, 1887;
  4. Ernest R. born February 20, 1868, married Kate Sharp October 1, 1890 (she died July 1893); married Cora Hooper October 28, 1897;
  5. Horace R. born June 17, 1869, married Eleanor Groesbeck February 3, 1897;
  6. Chloe Addie born August 14, 1871, married William J. Bateman December 17, 1891;
  7. Esther born October 5, 1874, married Edwin C. Coffin November 1, 1893 (divorced 1903); married Theodore L. Center February 15, 1906;
  8. David Harold born August 29, 1878, married Barbara Mayr of Munich, Germany, April 24, 1906;
  9. Mary Jane born July 23, 1880, married Lee Green Richards August 18, 1908;
  10. Guy S. born March 12, 1882, married Bess Shores of Ashland, Wisconsin, April 9, 1903.

Marshal of wagon train Brigham Young company; territorial marshal state of Deseret; collector and assessor of territory; brigadier-general Utah militia. High priest; one of seven presidents 1st quorum seventies; immigration agent St. Louis 1852; president and superintendent ZCMI. Merchant and banker in Salt Lake City. Died September 6, 1888.

Sources:

Eldredge, James Alanson

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Mormon Pioneer of 1857.

(son of Horace S. Eldredge and Hannah Adams). Born February 15, 1857, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married:Jane Jennings June 23, 1879, at Salt Lake City (daughter of William Jennings and Jane Walker, pioneers 1852). She was born March 19, 1856.
Only child:
  1. Afton born January 9, 1892.
Sources:

Eldredge, John Sunderlin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Alanson Eldredge and Esther Sunderlin). Born April 30, 1821, Brutus, Cayuga county, New York. Came to Utah September 24, 1847, A. O. Smoot company.

Married:Sinah S. Chipman March 24, 1849, Salt Lake City (daughter of Stephen Chipman and Amanda Washburn, pioneers July 24, 1847). She was born September 13, 1831.
Their children:
  1. Mary A. born December 19, 1849, married George Hoggard;
  2. John born September 20, 1851, died;
  3. Jedediah born April 14, 1857;
  4. Ann born February 22, 1859, married Heber Hoggard;
  5. Martha born May 20, 1861, married William Jackson, married William Thomas Brown;
  6. Zinah born July 18, 1863, died.

Family home American Fork, Utah.

Married:Rhoda Silvia Collett at Salt Lake City (daughter of Daniel Collett, born December 12, 1808, and Esther Jones, born October 10, 1814). She was born April 20, 1837.
Their children:
  1. Ira born October 3, 1864;
  2. Esther Ann born May 3, 1860, married John S. Merrill;
  3. Daniel born November 1, 1863, married Lola Kimball;
  4. Horace born February 5, 1865, married Hannah A. Phillips.

Family home American Fork, Utah.

One of first to plow in Salt Lake valley. Missionary to Australia 1852-56. Farmer. Died May 5, 1871, in Wasatch County, Utah.

Sources:

Eldredge, Horace

(son of John S. Eldredge and Rhoda S. Collett). Born February 5, 1865, American Fork, Utah.

Married:Hannah A. Phillips November 23, 1892, Dayton, Idaho (daughter of Thomas Phillips and Sarah Boden of Clifton, Idaho), who was born January 15, 1875.
Their children:
  1. Zella born January 9, 1894;
  2. Ernest born February 15, 1896;
  3. Ivan H. born November 30, 1897;
  4. Jennie born January 13, 1898;
  5. Elva born January 3, 1901;
  6. Annora born April 19, 1903;
  7. Horace S. born August 1, 1905;
  8. Ross P. born January 27, 1908;
  9. Dell B. born October 22, 1909;
  10. Demar born January 25, 1912.

Family resided Dayton and Preston, Idaho.

Elder.

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Eleason, Erick

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

Born May 11, 1815, Sweden. Came to Utah September 12, 1863, John Royal Young company.

Married:Anna Nielsen 1840 (daughter of Hans Nielsen), who was born February 9, 1819.
Their children:
  1. Andrew Eleason born July 22, 1841, married Johanne Nielsen;
  2. Johanne born 1843, married Steven Worthington;
  3. Betsy born 1845, married Dyerre Asmussen;
  4. Charles born 1848, married Mary Worthington;
  5. Alfred born 1850, married Sophia Andersen;
  6. Augusta born 1854, married Ormes Eaton Bates;
  7. Fredrick born 1857, married Eva Yeates.

Family resided Grantsville and Millville, Utah.

Married:Christine Anderson.
Their children:
  1. Joseph born 1870, married Esther Yeates;
  2. Edith born 1872, married William Gray;
  3. Emma born 1874.

Family home Millville, Utah.

High priest.

Warning

Gravestone shows birthdate as “May 11, 1816” while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows birthdate of “May 11, 1815”.

Sources:

Eleason, John Alfred

(son of Erick Eleason and Anna Nielsen). Born July 22, 1841, at Arlingsas, Skaraborg, Sweden.

Married:Sophia Anderson April 1, 1877, Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah (daughter of Andrew Anderson and Mary Swenson of Grefbeck, Sweden, pioneers September 12, 1863, John R. Young company). She was born November 19, 1854.
Their children:
  1. Amanda born December 30, 1877, married William C. Tolman;
  2. John Alfred Jr. born June 14, 1880, married Mary E. Adams;
  3. Augusta Geneva born July 28, 1882, married J. Fred Adams;
  4. Ella Alvaretta born November 28, 1884, married Lewis A. Ward.

Family home Oakley, Idaho.

Sources:

Eleason, John Alfred, Jr.

(son of John Alfred Eleason and Sophia Anderson). Born June 14, 1880, Grantsville, Utah.

Married:Mary E. Adams October 5, 1904, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Adams and Anna Belle Warburton of Tooele, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Thera Comorah born September 21, 1905;
  2. Lorada born February 17, 1908;
  3. Lano A. born September 28, 1910.

Family home Oakley, Idaho.

President high priests quorum Cassia stake; bishop Oakley, 2d ward. City councilman two terms.

Sources:

Eliason, Anders

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863

Born January 15, 1806, Alingsas, Sweden. Came to Utah September 12, 1863, John R. Young company.

Married:Mrs. Anna Christina Eliason.
Their children:
  1. Charles, married Annie Anderson;
  2. Andreas born 1838, married Headvig Carlson;
  3. Andrew Gustave born 1841, married Matilda Johnson.
Married:Christina Anderson in Sweden (daughter of Eric Anderson), who was born 1826 in Sweden.
Their children:
  1. John Alfred born 1854, married Lucy Clark;
  2. August born 1856, married Emma Anderson;
  3. Annie Christina born 1859, married Jacob Dayley;
  4. Claus born 1861 and Joseph born 1863 died;
  5. Clara born 1864, married William Dahlquist;
  6. Manda Matilda born 1866, died;
  7. Etta born 1869, married Mr. Whitehouse.

Families resided Grantsville, Utah.

High priest. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Settled at Grantsville and was one of its active and progressive citizens.

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Eliason, Andrew Gustave

(son of Anders and Anna C. Eliason). Born February 12, 1841, in Sweden.

Married:Matilda Johnson August 8, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of Andreas Johnson and Anna Kaza Anderson, pioneers 1863). She was born February 10, 1851, Alingsas, Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Gustave Albin born 1869, died;
  2. Edith Matilda born 1870, married Peter Sorenson;
  3. John Andrew born 1872, married Eliza Williams;
  4. Richard Alfred born 1875, married Lovina Jensen;
  5. Anna Josephine born 1877, married John C. Nielson;
  6. Ernest William born 1879;
  7. Charles August born 1882, died;
  8. Elmer Leroy born 1885, married Frances Jensen;
  9. Alma Lorenzo born 1887;
  10. Effie Arietta born 1890, died.

Settled at Grantsville, Utah, 1863; moved to Hyrum 1884. High priest.

Sources:

Eliason, John Andrew

(son of Andrew Gustave Eliason and Matilda Johnson). Born October 22, 1872.

Married:Eliza Williams at Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Williams and Emily Allen, former of Wales, latter of Michigan). She was born October 12, 1876, Hyrum, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Lila born November 27, 1899;
  2. John Thomas born August 11, 1902;
  3. Charles Ross born April 15, 1905;
  4. George Earl born November 4, 1906;
  5. Emily Matilda born September 14, 1909.

Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Elder. Farmer.

Sources:

Elkins, Paul A.

(son of John Elkins and Charlotte Roberts of Wiltshire, England). Born July 15, 1849, in England. Came to Utah 1868, working on railroad.

Married:Mary Miller December 26, 1870, at Salt Lake City (daughter of David Miller and Mary Hamilton of Ayrshire, Scotland), who was born April 28, 1852.
Their children:
  1. Mary R., married Radford Ostler;
  2. Amos born November 12, 1873, married Sarah Bullock;
  3. Lottie, married George L. Sneff;
  4. Annie died aged 21;
  5. John;
  6. Alma, married Laura Widdison;
  7. William died aged 3;
  8. Lily;
  9. Roy.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High priest. School trustee. Carder and spinner in woolen mills. Died January 8, 1911, at Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Elkins, Amos

(son of Paul A. Elkins and Mary Miller). Born November 12, 1873, at Salt Lake City.

Married:Sarah Bullock February 22, 1899, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Edwin Bullock and Mary Marguerite Parry, the former of England, came to Utah 1869, the latter of Wales, both later resided at Salt Lake City). She was born November 9, 1873.
Their children:
  1. Adelbert born July 1, 1901;
  2. Ruth born November 12, 1903;
  3. Marguerite born September 18, 1905;
  4. Pearl born January 5, 1908;
  5. James born May 3, 1910.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Plasterer.

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Ellerbeck, Thomas Witton

(son of Thomas Ellerbeck and Mary Witton). Born May 14, 1829, Pendleton, near Manchester, England. January 23, 1851, sailed from Liverpool on the “Geo. W. Bourne,” and arrived at Salt Lake City October 7 same year.

Married:Emma Spence (daughter of John Spence and Marjorie Mary Leisk).
Their children:
  1. George E., married Winnie Clawson;
  2. Ettie V., married Thomas D. Lewis;
  3. May, married Elmer E. Darling;
  4. William Leon, married Claire Clinton;
  5. Edith, married Charles Read;
  6. Clarissa M.;
  7. Marjorie Mary;
  8. Aurania.

First engineer for Salt Lake City water-works; superintendent of gas and electric light works, Salt Lake City. Pioneer nurseryman; also engaged in banking. Died April 2, 1895, at Salt Lake City.

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Ellerbeck, William Leon

(son of Thomas Witton Ellerbeck and Emma Spence). Born September 7, 1874, at Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married:Claire Clinton January 26, 1898, at Salt Lake City (daughter of James E. Clinton and Rosella S. Peacock of Manti, Utah), who was born September 22, 1877.
Their children:
  1. Rosella Clinton born December 30, 1899;
  2. Katharine Claire born July 22, 1905.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Original promoter Clinton-Ellerbeck Clay company, later changed to Utah Fire Clay company; managing director of Nephi Plaster & Manufacturing company; doctor of dental surgery.

Sources:

Ellett, John James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of John Ellett and Frances Price of London, England). Born December 29, 1820, at London, England). Came to Utah 1851, Orson Pratt company.

Married:Eleanor Davison April 22, 1840, who was born May 13, 1824.
Their children:
  1. Eleanor born January 4, 1841, married George Sweetser;
  2. Sarah Ann born October 29, 1855, married Willis Robison;
  3. John Davison born June 1, 1857, married Jeanette McArthur.

Family home Fillmore, Utah.

Married:Mary Turner Clarkson (widow of John Clarkson) November 11, 1861, at Fillmore, Utah (daughter of David Turner and Rose Collier, pioneers 1861, John R. Murdock company). She was born February 3, 1840, near Leeds, England.
Their children:
  1. John Alonzo born November 21, 1862;
  2. David William born February 21, 1864, married Hannah A. Pierce September 6, 1892;
  3. Mary Louise born April 16, 1886, married F. A. Young December 21, 1881;
  4. Edwin Clarkson born November 10, 1867;
  5. Frances Rose Ann born January 27, 1870, married Isaac W. Pierce Jr. December 9, 1886;
  6. Joseph Henry born June 20, 1872, married Clara born Shiner January 23, 1891;
  7. Charles Arthur born January 4, 1874, married Millie F. Maxfield March 19, 1901;
  8. Sarah Elizabeth born November 25, 1875, married Albert W. Shiner December 6, 1892;
  9. Martha Josephine born December 10, 1877, married William C. Jensen November 25, 1896;
  10. Susanna born January 25, 1880.

Family home Fremont, Utah.

Member 42d quorum seventies; high priest. Held various prominent positions of trust and responsibility.

Sources:

Elliott, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Benjamin D. Elliott and Ann Withers of New Radford, Nottinghamshire, England). Born October 15, 1815, in Nottinghamshire. Came to Utah August 1861, independent company.

Married:Eliza Vinton 1840, in Nottinghamshire (daughter of George Vinton and Eliza Hamilton of Kilkenny, Ireland). She was born July 10, 1816.
Their children:
  1. Edwin born March 25, 1841, married Fannie A. Peck;
  2. Sabina born 1842, died 1847;
  3. Annie born 1844, married Frank Richardson;
  4. George born October 6, 1846, married Mary Sweet, married Annie E. Smart;
  5. Henry born February 28, 1848, married Georgiana Clawson;
  6. Simon born 1852, died 1855;
  7. William born October 30, 1850, married Julia Ann Flemming;
  8. Eliza born May 6, 1854, married Harry R. M. Atkinson;
  9. Frederic born 1856, died 1873;
  10. Hattie born October 1, 1858, married John Westphal.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 45th quorum seventies; high priest. Machinist; farmer. Died December 18, 1904, Provo, Utah.

Sources:

Elliott, Edwin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of George Elliott and Eliza Vinton). Born March 25, 1841, in Nottinghamshire, England. Came to Utah October 15, 1860.

Married:Fannie A. Peck December 1, 1864, Salt Lake City (daughter of Harrison G. O. Peck and Margaret R. Augier, both of Stoughton, Massachusetts, pioneers October, 1852, Captain Tidwell company). She was born November 6, 1845.
Their children:
  1. Fannie Eliza born November 6, 1865, married Joshua Dunn;
  2. Margaret Vilate born April 22, 1868;
  3. Mary Elenor born August 31, 1870, married David J. Vincent;
  4. Leah Nora born February 26, 1875, and Emma Sabina born June 7, 1876, died;
  5. Harriet Amelia born June 20, 1879, married Alphonso Adamson;
  6. Kathryn born November 7, 1882;
  7. Hazel R. born November 16, 1886, married Clarence Ericksen;
  8. Genevieve born February 24, 1889, married Thomas W. Shelley.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Elder. Sawyer; engineer.

Sources:

Elliott, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of George Elliott and Eliza Vinton). Born October 6, 1846. Came to Utah 1862.

Married:Mary Sweet.
Married:Annie Elizabeth Smart November 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter of H. B. Smart and Eliza Windsor of Somersetshire, England, pioneers 1868). She was born May 20, 1859, and died July 13, 1909, at Provo, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Edwin H. born November 12, 1886, married Ruby McKellar;
  2. Irene born August 5, 1888, married Vern Searls;
  3. George died;
  4. Windsor;
  5. Florence;
  6. Clifford.

President YMMIA, 4th ward, Provo, Utah, three years. Watermaster; superintendent Wild Dutchman mine at American Fork three years. Farmer; contractor; miner.

Warning

Utah death certificate has birthdate of October 6, 1841 while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has birthdate of October 6, 1846.

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Elliott, Edwin H.

(son of George Elliott and Annie E. Smart). Born November 12, 1886, Provo, Utah.

Married:Ruby McKellar June 3, 1909, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Hugh McKellar and Mary Henry of Scotland, who came to Utah by rail). She was born October 16, 1889.
Their children:
  1. George McKellar born May 20, 1910;
  2. Gordon born November 2, 1911.

Operator Knight Power Company, Elkhorn, Utah. Electrician and engineer.

Sources:

Elliott, Henry

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of George Elliott and Eliza Vinton). Born February 28, 1848, Boulogne, France. Came to Utah July 1862.

Married:Georgiana Clawson March 17, 1871, at Toquerville, Utah (daughter of Moses Clawson and Sarah Inkley of Nauvoo, Illinois.), who was born August 3, 1854.
Their children:
  1. George Henry born May 17, 1873, married Bertha Irinda McEwan;
  2. Hattie born August 14, 1875, died;
  3. Effie Eliza born April 6, 1877;
  4. Raymond born September 25, 1879;
  5. Moroni born October 15, 1881;
  6. Annie Lucile born January 29, 1884;
  7. Lizzie born March 20, 1886;
  8. Sabina born November 2, 1889;
  9. Joseph E. born December 7, 1892;
  10. Lena Dotty born September 6, 1899.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 46th quorum seventies. Farmer.

Warning

Utah death certificate has birthdate of February 28, 1850 while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has birthdate of February 28, 1848.

Sources:

Elliott, George Henry

(son of Henry Elliott and Georgiana Clawson). Born May 17, 1873, Provo, Utah.

Married:Bertha Irinda McEwan December 16, 1896, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Thompson McEwan and Irinda Naoma Crandall of Springville, Utah). She was born December 17, 1874.
Their children:
  1. Erma Eliza born April 21, 1898;
  2. Ethel born March 21, 1900;
  3. Leah born August 17, 1901;
  4. Alma Raymond born January 28, 1903;
  5. Clawson Spicer born September 17, 1904;
  6. Walter Simon born May 21, 1906;
  7. Bessie born March 21, 1908.

Elder; counselor in presidency elders quorum Timpanogos ward, Provo, 1908-10; ward and Sunday school teacher. Printer; farmer and fruitgrower.

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Ellis, Alexander

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of William Ellis and Mary White of Crediton, Devonshire, England). Born July 31, 1842, Witheridge, Devonshire, England. Came to Utah October 15, 1863, Samuel D. White company.

Married:Maria Elsimore May 14, 1863, London, England. (daughter of Thomas Elsimore and Martha Sandal of London, who came to Utah 1870 by rail). She was born February 19, 1846.
Their children:
  1. Rosina Marie born June 19, 1864, died 1868;
  2. James Alexander born May 26, 1865, died 1865;
  3. William Thomas born June 17, 1866, married Anna Christine Hansen;
  4. Mary Jane born July 27, 1868, married John A. Richins;
  5. Walter Alexander born July 8, 1870, married Nellie Catell;
  6. Alfred John born July 31, 1872, died 1903;
  7. Alonzo Edmond born October 16, 1874, married Ellen Peterson;
  8. Burley Elizabeth Martha born August 14, 1876, married Benjamin West;
  9. Horace Bertram born April 20, 1878, died 1878;
  10. Lewis George born January 15, 1880, married Lenne Waddall;
  11. Florence Helen born February 8, 1882, married Vance McHan;
  12. Belle Maude born May 22, 1884, married James Baxter;
  13. Pearl Bertha born May 28, 1887.

Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Justice of peace; road supervisor. Owner and manager “Pioneer Nursery” at Pleasant Grove.

Warning

Utah death certificate shows birthdate of July 31, 1841 while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has birthdate of July 31, 1842.

Sources:

Ellis, John

Note

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

(son of George Ellis and Elizabeth Hague of Manchester, England). Born January 5, 1828, Derby, Derbyshire, England. Came to Utah September 26, 1856. Daniel D. McArthur handcart company.

Married:Mary Ann Emmett June 4, 1853, St. Louis, Missouri.(daughter of John Emmett and Sarah Boothman of Clitheroe, England), who was born October 3, 1822.
Their children:
  1. George born March 31, 1854, died Infant;
  2. Mary Ann born March 6, 1857, died January 16, 1882, married J. H. Watkins;
  3. John G. born August 22, 1859, married Rose A. Drake;
  4. Elizabeth born August 26, 1861, married George Shorten.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Missionary to England 1881-83. Carpenter; building Inspector of Ogden. Died September 26, 1901.

Warning

Gravestone shows death date of “Sep. 25, 1901” while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows death date as “September 26, 1901”.

Sources:

Ellis, John Gregory

(son of John Ellis and Mary Ann Emmett). Born August 22, 1859, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Rose A. Drake May 24, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Drake and Emily White of Iowa, who came to Utah April, 1876). She was born December 15, 1863.
Their children:
  1. John F. born February 8, 1884, married Telitha Browning;
  2. George born January 24, 1886, died infant;
  3. Willard D. born April 8, 1887, married Elda I. Pingree;
  4. Paul born December 20, 1889;
  5. Oliver G. born July 22, 1892;
  6. Wallace H. born January 5, 1896;
  7. Mary A. born October 30, 1898;
  8. Rose E. born June 9, 1901;
  9. Grant born October 2, 1903.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1892-95. Member board of education 1898-1901.

Warning

Utah death certificate shows birthdate of August 22, 1869 and “age at death” of “67 years” while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has birthdate of August 22, 1859. His gravestone shows the same birth date of 1859 that Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows.

Sources:

Ellis, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of John Ellis and Hannah Stoner). Born January 4, 1814, Scarborough, near Toronto, Canada. Came to Utah 1851, Horton D. Haight company.

Married:Harriet Hales October 31, 1839 (daughter of Stephen and Mary Ann Hales), who was born June 10, 1824, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann born December 30, 1840, married Meltire Hatch;
  2. Hannah Isabella born December 31, 1843, married Samuel Henrie;
  3. Stephen Hales born October 18, 1846, married Helen Marr Lee February 13, 1871;
  4. John Henry born March 18, 1849, married Phebe Clark;
  5. Harriet Louisa born December 21, 1861, married Daniel C. Lee;
  6. Joseph Ezra born March 28, 1854, married Elnora Burnham;
  7. Sarah Ann born January 8, 1856, married Joseph Hogan;
  8. Elizabeth Jane born January 3, 1859, married Stearne Hatch;
  9. Laura Victoria born October 12, 1861, married John E. Hatch;
  10. Charles William born April 13, 1864, married Robenia Marshall;
  11. George Franklin born August 30, 1866;
  12. James born August 12, 1868.

Family home Woods Cross, Utah.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Helped haul stone for Salt Lake temple. Carpenter; cooper; miller; sawyer. Died April 3, 1871.

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Ellis, Stephen Hales

(son of John Ellis and Harriet Hales). Born October 18, 1846, Fort Madison, Iowa.

Married:Helen Marr Lee February 13, 1871, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Henry Lee and Harriet Carter), who was born May 4, 1853, at South Cottonwood, Utah,
Their children:
  1. John Henry born January 27, 1872, married Mary A. Howard;
  2. Helen Marr born May 17, 1874, married Charles H. Atkinson;
  3. Stephen Hales born September 10, 1876, married Rachel Ann Briggs;
  4. Harriet Amelia born October 5, 1878, married William Riley;
  5. Ruth Clarisa born October 28, 1880, married William Hardy;
  6. LeRoy Lee born December 28, 1882, married Emma McFarland;
  7. Ralph Ezekiel born January 21, 1885, married Fannie Richards;
  8. Cordelia born July 11, 1887.

Family home Woods Cross, Utah.

Married:Axeline P. Engebretsen March 30, 1902, Salt Lake City (daughter of Carl Peterson and Wilhelmina Scroll, pioneers September 22, 1861, Samuel A. Woolley company), who was born March 12, 1873, at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Owen William born December 21, 1903;
  2. George Edwin born February 24, 1905;
  3. Carl Reed born January 30, 1907;
  4. Orson Hales born October 16, 1908.

Black Hawk war veteran. Superintendent South Bountiful Sunday school 16 years.

Sources:

Ellison, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Adam Ellison and Ellen Glover). Born June 18, 1807, in Lancashire, England. Came to Utah October 14, 1853, Cyrus H. Wheelock company.

Married:Alice Haltwell 1842, in England.
Their children:
  1. Ellen, married John Bennett;
  2. George A., married Hatheren Morgan;
  3. John W., married Amanda Miller;
  4. Jane A., married Andrew D. Park;
  5. Mary E., married James P180. Bennett;
  6. Alice S., married David F. Park.

Family home Nephi, Utah.

Sources:

Ellison, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Matthew Ellison, born September 16, 1793, and Jane Wilson, born June 16, 1800, both of Yorkshire, England, maried 1817). He was born May 23, 1818, in Yorkshire. Came to Utah September 13, 1852, Captain Howell company.

Married:Alice Pilling February 4, 1841 (daughter of John Pilling and Peggy Banks, pioneers 1853, married 1816). She was born November 20, 1820, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Margaret Jane born August 11, 1842, married William Riley Taylor September 1857;
  2. John Ammon born April 22, 1845, died August 15, 1847;
  3. David Samuel born March 4, 1848, died July 24, 1849;
  4. Ephraim Peter born June 10, 1850, married Elizabeth Whitesides January 1873;
  5. Matthew Thomas born March 25, 1853, married Jane Rowen July 1882;
  6. Susanah Ellen born March 28, 1855, married Joseph T. Robine March 1875;
  7. Elijah Edward born August 1, 1857, married Harriet Morgan January 1883;
  8. Mary Alice born October 29, 1869, married William Wallace February 1892;
  9. Sarah Ann Dinah born January 23, 1862, died January 29, 1863;
  10. Joseph Heber born May 12, 1864, married Lavena Wiggill November 1884.

Family resided in Nauvoo, Illinois, St. Louis, Missouri, and in Utah.

Married:Catherine McClaine 1856, Salt Lake City.
Married:Mary Ann Kidd June 20, 1869, Salt Lake City.
Married:Grace Stewart June 1894, Salt Lake City.

Settled on Jordan river 1852; moved to Kaysville October 1853. Assistant stake Sunday school superintendent; high counselor; patriarch. Selectman Davis county. Died September 9, 1903, Kaysville, Utah.

Sources:

Ellison, Ephraim Peter

(son of John Ellison and Alice Pilling). Born June 10, 1850, St. Louis, Missouri.

Married:Elizabeth Whitesides January 1873, Salt Lake City (daughter of Lewis Whitesides and Susanah Perkins, pioneers 1852), who was born November 13, 1851, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Their children:
  1. James Edward born September 9, 1873, married Jane Watt February 1897;
  2. Mary Annette born August 28, 1875, married Warren S. Stevenson February 1898;
  3. Lawrence Ephraim born April 27, 1879, married Katherine M. Adams June 1907;
  4. Morris Heber born October 20, 1881, married Margaret J. Cowley March 1905;
  5. John Parley born October 14, 1886;
  6. Alice Louise born January 22, 1889, married Jabez S. Adams June 1911;
  7. Evan Lewis born July 13, 1891;
  8. Marion Whitesides born November 27, 1893.

Family home Layton, Utah.

Superintendent Sunday school at Layton; member high council, Davis stake. Farmer; stockraiser; miller; merchant.

Warning

Death certificate shows his middle name of “Pilling” instead of “Peter” which is what both Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah and his gravestone shows.

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Elmer, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of John Elmer and Sally Peaque). Born September 16, 1820, Norwich, Orange county, Vermont. Came to Utah October 3, 1852.

Married:Hannah Plina Child March 26, 1846, in Lee county, Iowa (daughter of Alfred B. Child and Polly Barber), who was born January 24, 1828, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. John Samuel born October 13, 1847, died;
  2. Mark Alfred born December 16, 1848, married Minnie Jost;
  3. William Warren born November 23, 1850, married Adelaide Hall;
  4. Cynthia Tryphenia born December 16, 1852, married John Q. Leavitt August 16, 1869;
  5. Hannah Plina born February 13, 1854, died 1857;
  6. Polly Anna born December 6, 1856, married M. D. Taylor December 27, 1875;
  7. Phebe Arinda born September 19, 1858, married Mark Hall December 7, 1874;
  8. Sally Rosa Bell born November 16, 1861, died 1878;
  9. Sarah Josephine born April 16, 1863, married W. W. Browning;
  10. Electa Ann born January 28, 1866, married Chris. J. Brown;
  11. Charles Asa born August 17, 1869, died July 3, 1870;
  12. Hiram Barney born February 11, 1871, died May 21, 1872.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married:Mary Ann Gean April 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of William A. Gean and Esther Ann Pierce, pioneers 1850). She was born December 29, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Levi James born October 1, 1858, married Treen Louise Peterson February 20, 1896
  2. Esther Ann born December 27, 1861, married Francis Keyes October 27, 1878;
  3. Amanda Vilate born July 6, 1863, married James Green Browning April 26, 1883;
  4. William Heber born February 13, 1869, married Inga Peterson December 20, 1899.

Lieutenant-colonel Nauvoo Legion; captain cavalry Company A. Assisted in building first railroad in Ogden, and first road in Ogden Canyon. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1856. High priest.

Sources:

Elmer, Levi James

(son of William Elmer and Mary Ann Gean). Born October 1, 1858, Payson, Utah.

Married:Treen Louise Peterson February 20, 1895, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jorgan Peterson and Ellen Anderson), who was born July 8, 1874, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Levi born May 10, 1896;
  2. William Jorgan born August 9, 1898;
  3. Ellen Louise born September 23, 1900;
  4. Polly Ann born November 27, 1902;
  5. Ezra James born April 21, 1905;
  6. George Wilfred born November 2, 1907;
  7. Hannah Plina born October 18, 1910.

Family home Marriott, Utah.

High priest. Farmer.

Warning

Gravestone spells his wife’s first name as “Trine” while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah spells it “Treen”.

Sources:

Ellsworth, Edmund

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

(son of Jonathan Ellsworth and Sarah Galley of New York state). Born July 1, 1819, Paris, Oneida county, New York. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, with Brigham Young.

Married:Elizabeth Young (daughter of Brigham Young and Miriam Works).
Their children:
  1. Charlotte born 1843;
  2. Edmund born 1845, married Ellen Blair November 6, 1864;
  3. Rowenah born 1848, married John Howard;
  4. Brigham H. born 1850, married Helen Gibson;
  5. Alice V. born 1852, married James O. Swift;
  6. Laura C. born 1854, married Richard F. Jardine;
  7. John W. born 1858, married Jennie Hanson;
  8. Minnie born 1861, married Emmett Horsley.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Mary Ann Dudley December 24, 1853, Salt Lake City (daughter of Oliver H. Dudley and Mary Ann Robinson of Willard, Utah), who was born August 11, 1834.
Their children:
  1. Mary A. born June 26, 1856, married Spencer V. Raymond;
  2. Albert Level born September 27, 1857, married Isabel Hoggs, married Elizabeth Eames;
  3. James D. born October 31, 1859;
  4. Oliver Dudley born October 4, 1861 married Dina Blumquist;
  5. Susan Lorena born January 19, 1864, married W. W. Stephens;
  6. Asa Charles born September 17, 1866, married Emily E. Theurer;
  7. Jerome D. born February 11, 1869, married Anna Mary Clinger;
  8. Hannah D. born November 4, 1872, married Lewis Henry Poole.

Family resided at Salt Lake City and West Weber, Utah, and in Arizona.

Married:Mary Ann Bates.
Their children:
  1. William born June 24, 1857, married Emma Dailey;
  2. George F. born December 26, 1859, married Sarah Fallet;
  3. Fanny born April 28, 1862, married C. H. Greenwell;
  4. Orson born December 31, 1864, married Lucy Oakley;
  5. Nellie born June 1, 1866 in. A. J. Merrill;
  6. Loritta born April 12, 1867, married Hans Hansen;
  7. Julia born December 16, 1869, married S. E. West;
  8. Annie M. born December 1, 1871 married Calvin Phelps.
Married:Mary Ann Jones October 10, 1858, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Jones and Hannah Paine).
Their children:
  1. Abner born November 24, 1857, married Betsy Merrill in 1884;
  2. Agnes born April 28, 1858, married James Hoage;
  3. Charles H. E. born December 23, 1860, married Isabell Miriot;
  4. Frank born February 26, 1863, married Edna Merrill;
  5. Louis born September 18, 1865, married Josephine Crismon;
  6. William W. born October 13, 1867, married Martha A. Passey;
  7. Ernest born December 13, 1801), married Estella Johnson;
  8. Wilford born February 18, 1872, died;
  9. Sarah V. born September 9, 1873, married Ernest Crismon;
  10. Laura born October 28, 1875, married John Hall;
  11. Harry born May 3, 1877, married Annie Hall;
  12. Byron born February 9, 1879, married Clara Hall.

Veteran Walker war. Counselor to bishop; missionary to England. Member Nauvoo Legion. Alderman Salt Lake City. Superintendent construction of Utah Northern Railroad; lumberman.

Sources:

Ellsworth, Edmund

(son of Edmund Ellsworth and Elizabeth Young). Born 1845 at Hancock, Missouri.

Married:Ellen Blair November 6, 1864, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Seth M. Blair and Jane Espy), who was born October 12, 1846, in Tennessee.
Their children:
  1. Edmund born August 9, 1868;
  2. Seth M. born August 30, 1870;
  3. Frank B. born October 28, 1872;
  4. Clara Cornelia born October 21, 1874;
  5. John M. born October 31, 1878;
  6. Elizabeth born July 6, 1880;
  7. Alonzo G. born September 16, 1883
  8. Preston B. born May 6, 1887.

Member Nauvoo Legion. President Parks and Lewisville Irrigation company; probate judge; superintendent of schools; president and director of Little Feeds Canal company.

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Ellsworth, Edmund

(son of Edmund Ellsworth and Ellen Blair). Born August 9, 1868, St. Joseph, Arizona.

Married:Edwina Walker (daughter of William Walker and Louisa Bingham, pioneers 1847), who was born January 24, 1870, Oak Creek, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Lydia born April 25, 1889, married Orson Greenwood;
  2. Clara born December 4, 1890;
  3. Orba born November 1, 1892;
  4. Edmund F. born September 22, 1894;
  5. Genieve born September 14, 1896;
  6. Byron Y. born January 30, 1899;
  7. John Willard born November 20, 1901;
  8. Herald born February 9, 1904;
  9. Louisa born August 19, 1906;
  10. Ellen born June 29, 1909.

Family resided Lewisville and Rigbey, Idaho. State hay and grain inspector for Idaho.

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Ellsworth, Asa Charles

(son of Edmund Ellsworth and Mary Ann Dudley). Born September 17, 1866, West Weber Utah.

Married:Emily E. Theurer July 3, 1889, Logan, Utah (daughter of John Theurer and Barbara Weirily, Providence, Utah pioneers). She was born August 30, 1866.
Their children:
  1. Asa Sidney born April 7, 1890, died;
  2. John Orval born November 15, 1892;
  3. Idetta T. born November 8, 1894;
  4. Von T. born June 6, 1896;
  5. Barbara T. born June 31, 1898;
  6. Reho William born February 9, 1902;
  7. Spencer T. born March 9, 1904;
  8. Heber Michal born March 29, 1907;
  9. Joseph T. born December 14, 1909, died.

Family resided West Weber, Utah, and Rexburg, Idaho.

Elder; president deacons quorum; 1st counselor in presidency YMMIA; home missionary. Marshal; deputy game warden. Farmer; commission agent.

Sources:

Ellsworth, German

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Israel Ellsworth of Atica LaPeer County, Michigan). Born 1812, in New York. Came to Utah September 4, 1848, Captain Allen company.

Married:Experience (Speedy) Brown, in New York State.
Their children:
  1. Eveline, married James Ellsworth;
  2. Esther, married William Doudle;
  3. Ephraim;
  4. Minerva;
  5. Elizabeth;
  6. German, married Christena Parsons.

Elder; missionary in Michigan. Died October, 1848 Salt Lake City. Experience Brown (Ellsworth), after her husband’s death, married Philo Johnson, who was one of the original pioneers of 1847.

Their children:
  1. Reuben;
  2. Emily, Hannah Lettie;
  3. Philo;
  4. Speedy.

Warning

Eshhom lists him as coming to Utah in 1848 while the Overland Travel database has him arriving in 1849.

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Ellsworth, German

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(son of German Ellsworth and Experience Brown). Born September 27, 1848, Salt Lake City.

Married:Christena Parsons December 25, 1869, Payson, Utah (daughter of Peter and Chorsta Parsons), who was born July 13, 1848, and came to Utah 1859.
Their children:
  1. Speedy Armina born September 13, 1870, Delos Tanner;
  2. German Edgar born October 12, 1871, married Mary Rachel Smith;
  3. Reubin William born May 2, 1873, married Isabelle Barnes;
  4. George Arthur born October, 1874, married Charlotte Ellen Eyre;
  5. Albert, died;
  6. Luella born May 14, 1876, married James D. Thorne;
  7. Lewis Norman born September 28, 1878, married Mary Tempest;
  8. Benjamin Franklin born February 28, 1880, married Pearl Hale;
  9. Nellie born 1882, died;
  10. Jesse Hyrum born July, 1884;
  11. Sarah Eveline born 1886, married Elmer Madsen;
  12. Cyrus Wells born February 28, 1891;
  13. Wilford James born 1893;
  14. Mary Cecila born 1895.

Member 127th quorum seventies; counselor to bishop Jesse Taylor. City councilman. Bee and fruit inspector. Farmer, carpenter and builder.

Warning

Utah death certificate has birthdate of September 29, 1849 while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows birthdate of September 27, 1848.

Sources:

Ellsworth, German Edgar

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Instrumental in publishing more than 250,000 copies of the Book of Mormon.

(son of German Ellsworth, Jr., and Christena Parsons). Born October 12, 1871, Payson, Utah.

Married:Mary Rachael Smith June 29, 1898, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jesse Smith and Mary Ann Price of Lehi, Utah, pioneers September, 1865, Washburn Chipman company). She was born April 18, 1876.
Their children:
  1. German Smith born May 18, 1899;
  2. Blanche born August 10, 1901;
  3. Ruth born March 11, 1907;
  4. Helen born December 3, 1909;
  5. Russell Smith born May 29, 1913.

Member 127th quorum seventies; missionary to California 1896-98; Assistant Superintendent Jordan Stake Sunday school; president Northern States Mission 1903-13. Member Board of Education. Instrumental in publishing more than 250,000 of Book of Mormon. President Zions Printing and Publishing Company, of Independence, Missouri School teacher.

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Emmett, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of John Emmett and Sarah Boothman of Downan, Lancashire, England). Born September 19, 1827, at Downan. Came to Utah September 19, 1854, Captain Field company.

Married:Nancy Hitchon February 24, 1850, Sabdin, Lancashire, England. (daughter of Robert Hitchon and Margaret Irving of Downan), who was born September 11, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Henrietta A. born December 21, 1851, married R. B. Wilson May 15, 1871;
  2. Thomas F. born January 27, 1856, married Alice A. Hill January 23, 1879;
  3. Robert W. born February 29, 1860, married Mary Jensen September 27, 1883;
  4. Nancy Ellen born November 6, 1861, married George H. Greenwell May 24, 1883;
  5. Sarah E. born January 24, 1864, married Edwin F. Tout September 24, 1884;
  6. James H. born November 9, 1868, married Elizabeth Pingree May 29, 1895;
  7. Mary A. born January 4, 1870, married Edgar A. Ensign May 2, 1900;
  8. Walter R. born February 15, 1875, married Joan Woodmansee October 10, 1900;
  9. Irving C. born March 15, 1878, married Nellie Young August 11, 1904.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Member high council Weber stake. School trustee two terms. Soda water manufacturer; farmer. Died February 1, 1894.

Sources:

Emmett, Thomas F.

(son of Thomas Emmett and Nancy Hitchon). Born January 27, 1856, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Alice A. Hill January 23, 1879, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Hill and Alice Mellor of Ogden, Utah pioneers 1853), who was born October 9, 1855.
Only child:
  1. Walter S. born September 3, 1881.

In early days, assisted his father in farming and in the soda water manufacture. Railroad conductor; contractor and builder.

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Emery, Henry

(son of George Emery of Doncaster, England). Born at Doncaster. Came to Utah in the 50’s.

Married:Elizabeth Brewerton at Council Bluffs, Iowa, who was born March 13, 1825, Doncaster, England, and came to Utah with mother in the 50’s.
Their children:
  1. Harry B., married Katie Putman;
  2. Elizabeth, married Theodore McKean;
  3. George R., married Rose Wilding;
  4. John, died;
  5. Isaac, married Marian Ajax;
  6. David S., married Mary Port;
  7. Mary, married Edward Mitchell;
  8. Charles Frank, married Elizabeth Simpson;
  9. Sarah, married John Timpson;
  10. Annie, married James Roskelly;
  11. William, married Lorina Nebeker;
  12. Ada, married John Stowe;
  13. Frederick, married Mamie Lamb;
  14. Martha, died;
  15. Edith, married Edwin Rich;
  16. Fanny, died.

Seventy; bishop’s counselor; choir leader. Manager shipping department Walker Bros. Company, Salt Lake City, Utah. Died July, 1881, at Salt Lake City.

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Emery, Charles Frank

(son of Henry Emery and Elizabeth Brewerton). Born January 5, 1864, Salt Lake City.

Married:Elizabeth Simpson March 5, 1890, Logan, Utah (daughter of Frank Simpson and Elizabeth Hutchinson of Durham, England, pioneers 1865), who was born March 16, 1866.
Their children:
  1. Frank S. born December 22, 1893;
  2. Henry born October 1, 1895;
  3. Vilate born January 8, 1897;
  4. Vida born November 27, 1899;
  5. Elvie born August 18, 1901;
  6. Jessie born May 13, 1903;
  7. Helen born March 17, 1905;
  8. David born September 24, 1908;
  9. Elizabeth born September 4, 1910;
  10. Thaddeus born October 5, 1912.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Seventy; missionary to southern states 1890-92; superintendent Sunday school; sheriff Salt Lake county 6 years; state sanitary Inspector.

Sources:

Empey, Charles

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Samuel Empey and Ann Peacock of Salt Lake City). Born 1847, Kanswarth, England. Came to Utah 1866.

Married:Sarah Ann Shipley 1878, Ogden, Utah (daughter of Robert and Sarah Shipley of Ogden), who died December, 1898.
Their children:
  1. Charles born S., married Katie M. Meyers;
  2. Sarah L., married Peter Minoch;
  3. George, married Amadille Calloway;
  4. Clarence.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Engaged in dray business. Died October 1, 1898.

Sources:

Empey, Charles B. S.

(son of Charles Empey and Sarah Ann Shipley). Born March 15, 1879, at Ogden.

Married:Katie M. Meyers February 28, 1904, Ogden (daughter of Ephraim Meyers and Cora M. Volker of Ogden, who came to Utah by rail). She was born September 11, 1885.
Their children:
  1. Charles Henry born July 18, 1906;
  2. Philip Howard born March 13, 1910.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Manager and part owner of Ogden Wholesale Drug Company.

Sources:

Empey, Shadrach

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Joseph Empey, born 1790, and Elizabeth Kempson of Bedfordshire, England). Born June 21, 1822, Eatonbray, Bedfordshire. Came to Utah October 11, 1862, George Kendall company.

Married:Ann Athes October 12, 1847 (daughter of William Athes and Elizabeth Prior), who was born November 5, 1827, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Ann born October 18, 1848;
  2. Caroline born November 16, 1849;
  3. Jane Ann born March 20, 1851;
  4. Ephraim S. born May 27, 1852, married Sarah A. Rhodes April 19, 1875;
  5. George born March 20, 1855;
  6. William born August 31, 1856;
  7. Joseph born November 26, 1858, married Christie Lewis December 28, 1878;
  8. David Hyrum born February 25, 1861;
  9. Alfred born January 20, 1863, married Mariah Lewis May 12, 1886;
  10. John born March 25, 1865, married Almira Norton December 15, 1896;
  11. Amos born February 26, 1868;
  12. Orrin born March 25, 1870.

Family home Lehi, Utah.

Married:Ann Folks 1858 at Salt Lake City, who was born November 5, 1829, Tottenhoe, Bedfordshire, England.

Member 44th quorum seventies; missionary to England 1876-76. Director in Lehi Co-op.

Sources:

Empey, Ephraim S.

(son of Shadrach Empey and Ann Athes). Born May 27, 1852, Eatonbray, England.

Married:Sarah Ann Rhodes April 19, 1875, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Alonzo D. Rhodes and Sarah Bushman pioneers 1850), who was born March 4, 1857, Lehi, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Ann born April 14, 1876, married Perry Molen February 21, 1895;
  2. Ephraim Elias born February 25, 1878, married Jane Powell October 22, 1897;
  3. Alonzo Ernest born March 28, 1880, married Olive Mitchell December 7, 1904;
  4. Elsie Elizabeth born May 6, 1882, married Richard Tracy September 18, 1901;
  5. Alfred Burton born August 5, 1884, married lola Simmions March 27, 1905;
  6. Martin Lester born March 6, 1887, married Hallie Simmions March 20, 1907;
  7. Alva M. born April 29, 1889;
  8. Pearl Lorena born October 9, 1891, married Antone L. Peterson January 11, 1910;
  9. Ray Shadrach born December 20, 1893;
  10. Homer Rhodes born May 28, 1896;
  11. Edna Mary born March 25, 1901.

Family home Ammon, Bingham County, Idaho.

Missionary to eastern states 1897-99; 2d counselor in bishopric at Ammon 1903.

Sources:

Engebretsen, Bernt

(son of Engebret Engebretsen and Malene Johnsen). Born October 22, 1841, Eldsvold, Akershus Amt, Norway. Came to Utah 1884.

Married:Kirstine Anderson 1870.
Their children:
  1. Ole Ansker, married Seline DeGray;
  2. Einar Marcus, married Exeline Pedersen;
  3. Bernhart Gunerius;
  4. Jennie Matilde, married Perrigrine Sessions;
  5. Carl Johan, married Ethel Abbott;
  6. Elize Marie, married Henry Winter;
  7. Syverin Theodore, died;
  8. Moses Gustaph, married Hazel Moyer;
  9. Martha Lovisa, married Aderen Clinger;
  10. Adaubtet.

Family home Lorenzo, Idaho.

High priest; ward teacher. Moved to Idaho in 1906.

Warning

Utah death certificate has birthdate of October 10, 1841 while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has birthdate of October 22, 1841.

Sources:

England, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

Born March 20, 1815, at Stafford, England. Came to Utah September 24, 1862, Homer Duncan company.

Married:Jane Pavard May 4, 1834, at Berwick Church, England. (daughter of Thomas Pavard of Stafford, England), who was born August 22, 1815.
Their children:
  1. George born March 10, 1835;
  2. Anny born June 30, 1837;
  3. Mina born June 25, 1838;
  4. Martha born 1839;
  5. David born March 6, 1840;
  6. John born September 4, 1843;
  7. William born 1845;
  8. William born July 29, 1846;
  9. Emma born March 6, 1848;
  10. Lillian born November 30, 1849;
  11. James born May 24, 1851;
  12. Elizabeth born February 8, 1852;
  13. Esther;
  14. Florio;
  15. Thomas born July 3, 1861.

Family home Plain City, Utah;

High priest. Died April 16, 1894, at Plain City, Utah.

Sources:

England, John

(son of John England and Jane Pavard). Born September 4, 1843, at Bridport, Dorsetshire, England. Came to Utah October 15, 1861, working on telegraph line.

Married:Laura H. M. Thuesen October 11, 1863, at Plain City, Utah (daughter of Niels Thuesen and Englika Christina Lund of Copenhagen, Denmark pioneers September 3, 1860, James D. Ross company). She was born June 22, 1846.
Their children:
  1. Laura Christina born March 28, 1865, died February, 1866;
  2. John Vesilo born March 20, 1867, married Emma Stewart June 1, 1887;
  3. Julia born July 11, 1869, died December 18, 1869;
  4. Ellen born February 1, 1871, married Albert Miller November 5, 1890;
  5. William T. born January 25, 1874, married Eliza M. Geddes September 5, 1894;
  6. Charles Milo born May 24, 1876, married Susie Geddes August 15, 1900;
  7. Alice Louisa born September 28, 1878, married John Griffith October 21, 1889;
  8. Violate Lorena born August 24, 1880, died March 16, 1892;
  9. Ida Adelinda born February 17, 1883, married H. Andrew Benson April 5, 1905;
  10. Lille May born November 27, 1881, married Eugene Liljenquist November 8, 1906;
  11. Alta Adella born August 9, 1889.

Family home Plain City, Utah.

Counselor to president of high priests quorum, Blackfoot stake, 1907-09. Black Hawk war veteran. Director Plain City Ditch Company, 1870-82, and president of same 1871-76; director of Peoples Canal Company of Moreland, Idaho, 1895-99.

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England, William T.

(son of John England and Laura H. M. Thuesen), Born January 25, 1874, Plain City, Utah.

Married:Eliza M. Geddes September 8, 1894, at Salt Lake City (daughter of William and Emma Geddes pioneers October, 1864), who was born September 25, 1873.
Their children:
  1. William H. born July 15, 1895;
  2. Lurlea E. born October 26, 1898;
  3. Violet M. born February 16, 1903;
  4. Martha Louisa born October 6, 1908;
  5. Prescilla born July 20, 1912.

Family home Moreland, Idaho.

Member stake Sunday school board five years; set apart and ordained bishop Moreland ward January 11, 1908.

Sources:

England, James

(son of John England and Jane Pavard). Born May 24, 1851, at Bridport, Dorsetshire, England.

Married:Rose Hannah Smith January 24, 1870, at Salt Lake City (daughter of George Andrew Smith and Sarah Hues of Birmingham, England, who came to Utah 1869). She was born May 6, 1854, at Birmingham.
Their children:
  1. Rose Hannah born October 9, 1873, married Joseph Winn;
  2. James Henry born June 13, 1875, married Elizabeth Draper; married Maggie Griffiths;
  3. George Albert born November 23, 1877, married Hattie Hartvidgson;
  4. Sarah Jane born October 24, 1879, married Jesse Davis;
  5. Willard Victor born January 13, 1882, married Alice Ammondsen;
  6. Belle Harris born August 10, 1883, married E. H. Bench;
  7. Minnie born December 10, 3885, married Earl Lamb;
  8. Emma born August 19, 1887, married Robert Baxter;
  9. Carlos Smith born August 15, 1889;
  10. Nellie Smith born November 12, 1890;
  11. Charles William born September 26, 1892;
  12. Lizzie Smith born April 13, 1894;
  13. Katy May born June 4, 1896;
  14. Leona Smith born April 17, 1898.

Family resided Plain City and Collinston, Utah, Preston, Burley and Moreland, Idaho, LaGrande and Union, Oregon.

Moved from Plain City to Collinston, Utah, 1888; to Preston, Idaho, 1890; and to Moreland, Idaho, 1896, where he was ordained a high priest and set apart as 1st counselor to Bishop H. P. Christensen; moved to LaGrande, Oregon, 1900; set apart bishop of LaGrande ward 1901, and of Union ward 1902; patriarch. One of the incorporators of Peoples Canal at Moreland, Idaho.

Sources:

Enniss, John

(son of John Enniss, born 1772, Forest of Dean. Gloucestershire, England, and Hannah Park, born April 14, 1778, parish of English Bidener, married February 4, 1808). Born December 10, 1821. Forest of Dean. Came to Utah 1852, Thomas Tidwell company.

Married:Elizabeth Boulter December 14, 1845 (daughter of Thomas Boulter and Comfort Davies, both of whom died at Council Bluffs, Iowa). She was born August 11, 1824, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Augusta Comfort born August 18, 1847, married Ruel M. Rogers June, 1862;
  2. John Heber born April, 1855, married Annie M. Garfield 1874;
  3. Willard Boulter born June 8, 1857, married Mary Emily Wadley December 14, 1882.

Family home Draper, Utah.

Married:Jane Okey (daughter of Thomas Okey).
Only child:
  1. Rozella Jane born February 7, 1862, married Joseph D. Wadley December 30, 1884.

Settled at Draper 1853. Presided over Pontshill branch in England. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah.

Sources:

Enniss, Willard Boulter

(son of John Enniss and Elizabeth Boulter). Born June 8, 1857, Draper, Utah.

Married:Mary Emily Wadley December 14, 1882, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Wadley and Hannah Dorney; former pioneer 1853, latter 1856), who was born August 17, 1859, Pleasant Grove, Utah.
Their children:
  1. John Wadley born September 27, 1883, married Laura Peart December 6, 1906;
  2. Hannah Mabel born December 30, 1884, married Earl S. Allen December 20, 1906;
  3. Annie Estella born April 18, 1886, married Alma Terry January 7, 1904;
  4. Alva Benjamin born December 3, 1892;
  5. Vern Wilson born November 12, 1894;
  6. Maysel Augusta born July 7, 1897;
  7. Emily Elizabeth born March 31, 1899;
  8. Franklin Dorney born November 23, 1900
  9. Elmer Marr born March 31, 1906.

Family home Draper, Utah.

Member 73d quorum seventies; high priest; bishop Draper ward 1898-10; missionary to England 1906-08. School teacher. Justice of peace two terms; instrumental in incorporating all water rights of settlers at Draper; director and active manager Draper Irrigation company 1890-96; then president till 1904. School trustee of 22d district Salt Lake county 16 years. One of organizers of Draper Mercantile company 1898.

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Ensign, Luman Daniel

(son of Luman Ashley Ensign). Born March 25, 1854, Salt Lake City.

Married:Rosa Belle Dee October 11, 1885, Ogden, Utah (daughter of Thomas and Ann Dee of Ogden), who was born April 21, 1861.
Sources:

Ensign, Martin L.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Horace and Mary Ensign). Born March 31, 1831, Westfield, Hampden county, Massachusetts. Came to Utah September 22, 1847, Ira Eldredge company.

Married:Mary Dunn January 8, 1852 (daughter of Simeon A. Dunn and Adaline Rawson, married July 3, 1828). She was born November 2, 1833.
Their children:
  1. Mary Adaline born November 10, 1852, married John L. Roberts;
  2. Georgiana born April 6, 1854, married William J. Hill;
  3. Emma Lovinia born August 22, 1856, married Siveren N. Lee;
  4. Harriet Camilla born April 24, 1859, married Isaac Smith;
  5. Martin Luther born January 15, 1862, married Martha Wright January 15, 1888;
  6. John Henry born May 8, 1864;
  7. Horace born March 29, 1866;
  8. Effie Celestia born September 7, 1871, married Lewis A. Merrill June 6, 1895;
  9. Adams Wesley born January 1, 1875, married Charlotte Winnifred Boden December 20, 1901.

Family home Brigham, Utah.

High councilor. Justice of peace; coroner. Built ferries at, and bridges over Bear river at Standings, Bear River City, and Corinne, Utah; helped build first house on Church Farm, Cache Valley; built sawmills in Box Elder and Logan Canyons, Blacksmith Fork, Three Mile, Willard and Honeyville.

Sources:

Ensign, Adams Wesley

(son of Martin L. Ensign and Mary Dunn). Born January 1, 1875, Brigham, Utah.

Married:Charlotte Winnifred Boden December 20, 1901, Logan, Utah (daughter of Heber Coleman Boden and Charlotte Welch), who was born January 16, 1881, at Brigham.
Their children:
  1. Hugo B. born October 30, 1902;
  2. Wesley B. born July 19, 1904;
  3. Coleman B. born February 28, 1906;
  4. Olive born April 19, 1908;
  5. Mary Winnifred born January 1, 1910;
  6. Eliza Boden born May 9, 1913.

Family home Brigham, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1906. Dental surgeon, 1903; dairyman.

Sources:

Ensign, Samuel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Isaac Ensign and Lydia Noble of Westfield, Massachusetts). Born May 24, 1805, at Westfield. Came to Utah September 22, 1847, Ira Eldredge company.

Married:Mary Everett Gordon November 29, 1832, Westfield, Massachusetts (daughter of Conrad Gordon and Julia A. Searles of that place), who was born May 15, 1811, and died February 12, 1868.
Their children:
  1. Julia Searles born September 16, 1833, married John Woolley March 20, 1851;
  2. Samuel Lozene born January 24, 1836, married Mary Angell December 29, 1858;
  3. Horace Sobieski born April 6, 1848, Martha Tripplett March 7, 1870; married Thurza Case;
  4. Harriet Ann L. Dort (adopted) born July 1, 1850, married, married Henry B. Rugg January 25, 1870;
  5. Lorin Gordon born February 12, 1866, died February 12, 1855.
Married:Ruth Kelson December 27, 1867, at Salt Lake City
Their child:
  1. Mary Jane born March 17, 1859, married Henry B. Rugg

High priest. Worked as carpenter on Nauvoo temple 1844 until completion; aided in building grist and sawmills in Utah, worked on Salt Lake temple and lost his life by falling from its wall June 24, 1885. Millwright.

Sources:

Ensign, Samuel Lozene

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Samuel Ensign Mary Everett Gordon). Born January 24, 1836, Westfield Massachusetts. Came to Utah September 20, 1847. Ira Eldredge company

Married:Mary Angell December 29, 1858, Salt Lake City (daughter of Solomon Angell and Eunice Clark Young of Providence, Rhode, Island), who was born November 22, 1842.
Their children:
  1. Orpha Adella born February 4, 1860;
  2. Julia Angell born December 21, 1861, died April 24, 1871
  3. Samuel Lozene Jr. born May 9, 1863 married Mary Ann Gibson;
  4. George Albert born July 22, 1866, married Mary C. Woodruff, died February 29, 1912;
  5. Amy Eunice born September 29, 1867, died September 29, 1882;
  6. Alfred Horace born September 19, 1869, married Edith Lucile Hyde;
  7. Mary Elizabeth born August 8, 1871;
  8. Frank Victor born May 6, 1873 married Gracie F. Free;
  9. Louis Osborn born March 16, 1875, married Florence May Papworth;
  10. John Woolley born April 1881, married Florence Louise Hughes;
  11. Herman Ross born January 21, 1881, died January 15, 1900;
  12. Stanley born November 14, 1882, married Anna Mork;
  13. Ivie Jean born November 29, 1889.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High priest Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah; carried mail from Salt Lake City to Fort Kearney for the member f Nauvoo Legion member of

Sources:

Epperson, Sidney Hyrum

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Elias Epperson and Nancy Dalton of Indiana). Born 1832 in Indiana. Came to Utah 1852, David Wood company.

Married:Mary Jane Robey 1853 at Provo, Utah (daughter of Jeremiah Robey and Ruth Tucker pioneers 1852. David Wood company), who was born 1836, and came to Utah with parents.
Their children:
  1. Sidney Theophelis born January 23, 1854, married Eliza Van Wagoner;
  2. Charles Alonzo born March 15, 1856 married Libbie Coleman;
  3. Mary Louverna born July 28, 1858, married Dean Forrest;
  4. Albert born September 10, 1860;
  5. Elias Tipton born September 16, 1862, married Janey Bonner;
  6. Viola Delphina born September 26, 1864 married Adelbert Alexander;
  7. Robert Ross born January 20, 1867, married Bertha Springer;
  8. William Henry born December 17, 1868;
  9. Simon S. born January 12, 1871, married Lydia Smith April 4, 1889;
  10. Daniel D. born February 17, 1873;
  11. Ruth Lunica born May 20, 1875, married William J. Mathews;
  12. Frank S. born June 26, 1877, married Ada Mohlman;
  13. Elmer Drew born December 23, 1879, married Maud Barker.

Settled at Provo 1852; moved to Snake Creek 1869.

Bishop of Midway ten years. Member Utah militia; captain of Provo Valley cavalry three years; major. Indian war veteran Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Ercanbrack, W. T.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Smiton Ercanbrack and Lucinda Caroline Page of Niles, Michigan). Born December 16, 1840 at Niles. Came to Utah July, 1853.

Married:Ruth Ann Seabury November 11, 1864, Kamas Prairie, Utah (daughter of Wesley Hudson and Louisa Keith of Vermont pioneers July, 1848). She was born November 14, 1848.
Their children:
  1. William Wesley born February 13, 1866, married Mary Ella Morgan;
  2. George Grey born April 8, 1868, married Luella Girley
  3. John born July 3, 1870, died;
  4. Charles Frank born September 30, 1871, married Lena Jensen;
  5. Ruth Ester born November 3, 1873, married James Burston;
  6. Alice Velma born February 22, 1876, died;
  7. Caroline Lucinda born March 23, 1878, died;
  8. Otis Larary born July 13, 1880, married Julia Bartholomew;
  9. Alta Malissa born August 29, 1883, married Ezra B. Walker;
  10. Bertha Leonora born July 2, 1885, died;
  11. Byron Abner born July 15, 1887;
  12. Olive Mahely born February 6, 1891;
  13. Raymond Gilbert born July 8, 1893;
  14. Arvilla Louisa born May 14, 1896

Family home Goshen, Utah.

High priest. Merchant. Died June 17, 1911, Provo, Utah.

Sources:

Erickson, Gunner

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

Born at Christiania, Norway. Came to Utah 1852.

His only child:
  1. Jens Gunderson, married Marie home Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Veteran Black Hawk Indian war. Carpenter and farmer. Died at Mt. Pleasant.

Sources:

Gunderson, Jens

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Gunner Erickson). Born September 21, 1830, Christiania, Norway. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Marie ____, Salt Lake Endowment house, who was born January 28, 1844.
Their children:
  1. James P. born March 4, 1865, married Jennie Jensen Renburg;
  2. Gunner born January 19, 1867, married Lucinda Madsen;
  3. Christine born January 28, 1869, married Charles Jensen Renburg;
  4. Annie born March 3, 1871, married Joseph Coates;
  5. Mary born August 24, 1873, married Charles Files;
  6. Caroline born 1875, married Edward Fowles;
  7. Tina, died infant;
  8. Charles, died infant;
  9. Henry born September 16, 1889.

Family home Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Veteran Black Hawk Indian war; high priest; ward teacher. Early settler to Mt. Pleasant. Farmer and carpenter. Died November 4, 1902, Mt. Pleasant.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows his birthdate as “September 21, 1830” while gravestone shows a birthdate of “Sept. 21, 1832”.

Sources:

Gunderson, James P.

(son of Jens and Marie Gunderson). Born March 4, 1865, Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Married:Jennie Jensen Renburg April 10, 1884, Salt Lake City (daughter of Charles Jensen Renburg and Maren Jensen of Eling, Hjorring amt, Denmark, pioneers 1855). She was born September 26, 1865.
Their children:
  1. Charles J. born February 9, 1885;
  2. Dortha born August 7, 1887, married Ira Cloud;
  3. Hazel born March 24, 1891, married Ivin Simmons;
  4. Levar born January 9, 1893;
  5. Foletta born July 26, 1895, died infant;
  6. Famia born May 29, 1898;
  7. Virgil born October 27, 1901;
  8. Fredericka born May 24, 1904.

Family home Clear Creek, Utah.

High Priest; ward teacher. Miner. Employed by Utah Fuel Company.

Sources:

Erickson, Olson Louis Erick

(son of Erick Erickson Olson, born April 26, 1835, Wingaker, Sweden, and Marta Christina Anderson, born August 29, 1834, Lennes, Sweden, who came to Utah July 10, 1882). Born June 22, 1866, Wingaker, Sweden. Came to Utah July 10, 1882.

Married:Christina Olson November 6, 1890. Logan, Utah (daughter of Ola and Batilda Bartelson of Sweden), who was born February 11, 1867, Jeslof Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Alben L. born September 13, 1891;
  2. Chrestina Lovenia born February 25, 1894;
  3. Viola born April 4, 1897, died November 22, 1903;
  4. Eugenia born January 31, 1901;
  5. Genette Josephine born May 10, 1904;
  6. Verna Hortense born March 16, 1906;
  7. Flora Vilate born November 4, 1911.

Family home Glencoe ward, Idaho.

Missionary to Sweden 1898-99; bishop of Glencoe 1909.

Sources:

Etherington, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

(son of John Etherington, born January 10, 1757, and Alice Burdess, both of Bishop Auckland, Durhamshire, England). He was born April 28, 1794, at Bishop Auckland, England. Came to Utah September 7, 1855, with second company of Noah T. Guymon.

Married:Elizabeth Hemsley (daughter of William Hemsley and Frances Dawson, married 1818). She was born February 12, 1800, and came to Utah September 7, 1855, with second company of Noah T. Guymon.
Their children:
  1. John born August 23, 1818;
  2. Jane born November 29, 1820, married Appleton Elcoat;
  3. James born December 6, 1822, married Mary Hopper;
  4. Frances born March 16, 1825, married James Bulmer;
  5. Elizabeth born July 31, 1827, married William Pew;
  6. Ann born January 24, 1830, married Thos. Heslop; married John Newey June 2, 1856;
  7. William;
  8. Mary born August 12, 1834, married George Stanger;
  9. Thomas born November 1, 1836, married Sarah Wheeler March 9, 1858;
  10. George born July 13, 1839.

Family home Faceby, Yorkshire, England.

Ward teacher; high priest; helped many families in the emigration to Utah. Died January 13, 1865.

Sources:

Etherington, Thomas

(son of John Etherington and Elizabeth Hemsley). Born November 1, 1836, at Bishop Auckland, Durham, England.

Married:Sarah Wheeler March 9, 1858, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Wheeler and Elizabeth Gillings, who came to Utah 1857, William Walker company). She was born October 21, 1840, at Gravely, Cambridgeshire, England.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Ann born December 29, 1858, married Samuel Hadley April 16, 1877;
  2. Sarah Jane born January 30, 1860, married Hyrum Goodale, June 30, 1881;
  3. Mary E. born July 19, 1862, married James R. McFarland April 13, 1882;
  4. Susan A. born April 2, 1864, married Charles born McFarland, April 2, 1882;
  5. Frances A. born March 9, 1886, married Edward C. Charlton November 26, 1884;
  6. Ellen Maria born January 4, 1868, died November 24, 1868;
  7. Thomas W. born September 29, 1869, died October 6, 1869;
  8. Emily E. born October 22, 1870, died August 24, 1873;
  9. Laura M. born June 2, 1873, married Joseph Blanch January 20, 1897;
  10. Esther C. born February 13, 1876, married Peter F. McFarland February 3, 1897;
  11. George W. born October 31, 1879, married Hannah Clark March 7, 1900;
  12. James A. born October 31, 1882, married Hannah M. Bingham November 26, 1902; married Rachel Hoskins February 26, 1908.
Married:Margaret Newby 1867 at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Newby and Elizabeth Smurthwaite), who was born September 4, 1835, at Sunderland, Durhamshire, England.
Their children:
  1. John born February 24, 1869, married Ann Skeen January 7, 1890;
  2. Margaret born July 31, 1872, married Henry B. Dance March 7, 1889;
  3. Isabella A. born November 13, 1875, married Nathaniel Montgomery January 1904.

Family home West Weber, Utah.

Missionary to England 1886-1888; assistant superintendent of Sunday school in West Weber 1881 to 1883 and superintendent 1884 to 1889. Constable of West Weber from 1872 to 1878; trustee of West Weber public schools. President of Slaterville Consolidated Creameries from 1897 to 1905. Died January 20, 1907.

Sources:

Etherington, George W.

(son of Thomas Etherington and Sarah Wheeler). Born October 31, 1879, at West Weber, Utah.

Married:Hannah Clark March 7, 1900, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Clark and Ellen Wootton), who was born July 16, 1880, at Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Sarah H. born August 3, 1901;
  2. Thomas W. born September 1, 1903;
  3. John A. born June 3, 1905;
  4. Walter R. born February 18, 1908;
  5. George L. born October 26, 1909, died June 14, 1911;
  6. Myrtle L. born August 9, 1911.

Family home West Weber, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1905 to 1907; 2nd counselor to bishop in West Weber ward 1909-1910, and bishop since March 27, 1910.

Sources:

Evans, Benjamin

(son of Evan Evans and Margaret Richards of New Court, Wales). Born September 16, 1826, New Court, Cardiganshire, South Wales. Came to Utah May, 1879.

Married:Mary Eynon 1847 in Carmarthenshire, South Wales (daughter of Daniel Eynon and Mary Jones of Carmarthenshire, South Wales), who was born May 29, 1826. Came to Utah 1880.
Their children:
  1. John, married Ann Lewis;
  2. Evan, married Hannah Prosser;
  3. Margaret, married John Davis;
  4. Polly Brinton;
  5. Daniel;
  6. David, deceased;
  7. William, married Margaret Gardner;
  8. Morgan, married Agnes Elenor Davis;
  9. James, married Sophia Davis;
  10. Thomas, married Elizabeth Chambers;
  11. Benjamin, married Rose Jones;
  12. Daniel (adopted).

Family home Spanish Fork, Utah. High priest. Farmer. Died June 13, 1912, Spanish Fork, Utah.

Sources:

Evans, Morgan

(son of Benjamin Evans and Mary Eynon). Born January 2, 1863, at Yestalyfera, South Wales. Came to Utah June, 1880.

Married:Agnes Elenor Davis August, 1888, at Provo, Utah (daughter of Caleb Hersey Davis and Hannah Strong of Provo, Utah pioneers 1852, Milo Andrus company). She was born September 4, 1865.
Their children:
  1. Mary Eldera born May 14, 1889, married George Hayes;
  2. James Irvin born November 25, 1891;
  3. Hannah Sophia born August 30, 1893;
  4. Ruth born July 25, 1897;
  5. Lois Emma born June 3, 1899;
  6. Margaret Agnes born January 7, 1902;
  7. Zela Fern born March 24, 1904;
  8. Leland born June 8, 1905;
  9. Winona born June 17, 1908, died October 6, 1908.

Family home Castle Gate, Utah.

Presiding elder of Castle Gate ward 1909-11; set apart bishop of Castle Gate ward October 1, 1911; ward clerk; president and secretary of YMMIA; Sunday school superintendent. Justice of peace of Castle Gate. Miner.

Sources:

Evans, Charles M.

(son of David J. Evans and Sarah Minshul of Liverpool, England). Born January 27, 1831, Liverpool. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Annie Reeves June 6, 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Reeves and Charlotte Phillips of Sussex, England), who was born February 15, 1841. Came to Utah, Ansel Harmon company.
Their children:
  1. John R., married Mary Bowman;
  2. Charlotte A., married Thomas Homer;
  3. Charles R.;
  4. George E. Sydney;
  5. Jessie E., married August A. Hedberg;
  6. Edward G.;
  7. Ernest W., married Chloe Bitner.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Mary Stoner June 1, 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Stoner and Harriet Davis of Brighton, Sussex, England, pioneers September 29, 1866, Captain Halladay company). She was born February 9, 1841.
Their children:
  1. William S.;
  2. Mary J.;
  3. David;
  4. Sarah Jeannette;
  5. Arthur E.;
  6. Ethel A.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Seventy. Theater musician. Bugler in Lot Smith company. Bookkeeper and clerk. Died September 20, 1902, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Evans, David

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Thomas Evans of Cathrays, Cardiff, Monmouthshire, South Wales). Born August 25, 1810, in Cardiff. Came to Utah September 1, 1860, John Smith company.

Married:Amy Hughes 1833 at Cardiff (daughter of William Hughes and Ann Wattes of Cardiff), who was born 1808.
Their children:
  1. Job born January 9, 1833, married Letta Thomas;
  2. Moses born December 20, 1835, married Louisa Pollard;
  3. Emma born March 2, 1839, married Robert G. Taylor;
  4. David born September 10, 1841, died boy;
  5. Sarah born June 11, 1844, married John L. Rutherford;
  6. John born April 12, 1847, married Zina Bascom.

Family resided Salt Lake City and Mona, Utah.

Elder; home missionary; ward teacher. Lived in Salt Lake, Ogden and Mona, Utah, where he assisted in developing the country. Farmer. Died in 1872 at Mona, Utah.

Sources:

Evans, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of David Evans and Amy Hughes). Born April 12, 1847, in Cardiff. Came to Utah with father.

Married:Zina Bascom June 25, 1877, at Mona, Utah (daughter of Joel Almon Bascom and Alice Jane Bell of Mona and Vernal, Utah, pioneers 1856 and 1857. She was born December 1, 1858, Provo, Utah.
Their children:
  1. John Almon born May 9, 1878, married Laura Gardner;
  2. David Watson born February 24, 1880;
  3. William Franklin born February 12, 1882, married Rose Hodgkinson;
  4. Sarah Alice born March 2, 1884, married Stephen Adams;
  5. Zina Silitoa born July 22, 1888, married Albert Smith;
  6. Annie Louise born August 2, 1890, married Clayborn Brimhall;
  7. Mary Amy born November 1, 1892;
  8. Flossie Rose born February 10, 1895;
  9. Joel Andrew born January 13, 1901;
  10. Pearl Bell born May 24, 1903.

Family home Naples ward, Utah.

Member Nephi quorum seventies; missionary to South Wales; high priest; president 1st YMMIA, Mona, Utah; superintendent Sunday school, Naples ward; ward teacher 30 years. Road supervisor; school trustee at Mona, Utah. Moved to Naples ward in 1891. Located home, helped build canals and roads. Farmer.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows his spouses’s name as “Zina” while their gravestone shows her name as “Elzina”.

Sources:

Evans, David

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Ordained bishop at Nauvoo in 1842 by the prophet Joseph Smith; Mormon Pioneer of 1860; bishop at Lehi 30 years; Mayor of Lehi, Utah.

(son of Israel and Abigail Evans of Maryland). Born October 27, 1804, Cecil county, Maryland. Came to Utah September 15, 1860.

Married:Mary Beck July 25, 1826 (daughter of Henry and Margaret Beck), who was born October 18, 1804; died June 20, 1841, Adams county, Illinois.
Their children:
  1. Eliza Jane born April 16, 1827, married Ira Hinkley;
  2. Israel born October 2, 1828, married Matilda Thomas;
  3. Henry born October 25, 1830, married Anna Bruun;
  4. Mary Ann born September 2, 1832, married John Glines;
  5. Margaret born January 3, 1835, died August 27, 1836;
  6. Araminta born August 21, 1838, died October 1, 1838;
  7. Emma born January 12, 1840, married Prime Coleman.
Married:Barbara Ann Ewell November 23, 1841 (daughter of Pleasant and Barbara Ewell), who was born May 16, 1821, Albemarle county, Virginia.
Their children:
  1. Martha born October 20, 1842, married William Winn;
  2. Amanda born April 21, 1844, married Edward Edwards;
  3. Abigail born January 27, 1846, married Oley Ellingson;
  4. Joseph born April 7, 1847, married Jane Scofield;
  5. Sarah born April 27, 1849, married Jacob Hodge;
  6. Susannah born May 6, 1850, married Isaac Aldridge;
  7. David born January 28, 1852, married Leah Naegle;
  8. Hyrum born July 8, 1853, died July 29, 1862;
  9. Barbara Ann born March 15, 1855, married John P. Bush;
  10. Rozilla born May 4, 1866, married William E. Racker;
  11. Ephraim born July 11, 1858, died May 15, 1863;
  12. Eleazar born February 24, 1861, died March 24, 1884;
  13. Mosiah born September 22, 1862, married Esther Carter December 14, 1882;
  14. Mary born May 17, 1864, married William P. Wanless;
  15. Jacob born April 26, 1867, married Ann Nelson.
Married:Sarah Thornton at Salt Lake City (daughter of William and Elizabeth Thornton), who was born June 11, 1807. Little Paxton, England.
Married:Edna Hinchliff (daughter of Elijah and Hannah Hinchliff), who was born March 24, 1846, Calico Bridge, England.
Their children:
  1. Samuel born November 3, 1855, died November 3, 1855;
  2. Hannah born January 4, 1857, died February 15, 1857.
Married:Clymenia Shaw March 16, 1854, Salt Lake City (daughter of Benjamin Shaw and Phoeba Whipple), who was born February 2, 1834, Medina County, Ohio.
Their children:
  1. Phebe Jane born December 1, 1855, died December 18, 1855;
  2. James born August 17, 1857, married Mary Wanless;
  3. Edwin born February 2, 1860, married Catharine Lewis.
Married:Rebecca Coleman November 18, 1856, Salt Lake City (daughter of Prime and Sarah Coleman), who was born October 4, 1838, Bedfordshire, England.
Their children:
  1. George Coleman born May 18, 1858, married Agnes Taylor;
  2. Prime born May 10, 1860, married Sarah Taylor;
  3. Harriet born June 11, 1862, married John Wilson;
  4. Sarah born September 22, 1864, married Samuel Taylor;
  5. Rebecca Susannah born July 10, 1868, died January 4, 1869;
  6. Emma Jane born December 11, 1869, married John Roberts;
  7. Martha Ann born July 24, 1872;
  8. Ellen born December 23, 1875, married Mr. Manning.
Married:Margaret Christina Holm May 4, 1861, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jens Holm and Margaret Christina), who was born September 6, 1843, Bornholm, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. John Holm born November 29, 1863, died October 3, 1864;
  2. Margaret Christina born August 27, 1865, married James Turner;
  3. Jane born December 18, 1867, married Richard Bradshaw;
  4. Hannah born February 4, 1870, married Andrew B. Anderson;
  5. Rachel born April 25, 1874, married William Wing;
  6. Clara born December 21, 1876, married Joseph Goates.

Seventy; assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah; ordained bishop of 11th ward at Nauvoo 1842 by the prophet Joseph Smith; bishop at Lehi 30 years. Laid off the city of Lehi with a pocket compass and a square. Member first legislature of Utah and acted as a member of that body several terms; colonel in state militia; mayor of Lehi several terms. Died June 23, 1883.

Sources:

Evans, Mosiah

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Mayor of Logan, Utah.

(son of David Evans and Barbara Ann Ewell). Born September 22, 1862, Lehi, Utah.

Married:Catherine Esther Carter December 14, 1882, Salt Lake City (daughter of James P. Carter and Harriet Wood, pioneers 1861), who was born May 12, 1859, Tredegar, Wales.
Their children:
  1. Mosiah David James born September 23, 1883, married Bessie Preston August 28, 1906;
  2. Esther Maud born March 28, 1885, married David B. Foulger May 1, 1907;
  3. Howard born February 20, 1887, married Grace Harding February 10, 1908;
  4. Hazel May born January 8, 1889, married David C. Chapman September 1, 1909;
  5. Eleazar Carter born January 16, 1892;
  6. John Roscoe born July 14, 1893;
  7. Glenn Merrill born August 15, 1895;
  8. Earl William born March 9, 1898;
  9. Jessie Virginia born March 30, 1902;
  10. Lyra Alice born October 7, 1904, died October 7, 1904.

Lehi City recorder 1893-1904; mayor of Lehi four years; member house in fourth legislature from Utah county 1901; first president Garland town board 1905, and Garland Commercial Club 1907 and 1912; president Bank of Garland and the athletic association; resident manager Utah-Idaho Sugar company.

Sources:

Evans, David Minshall

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of David Jones Evans and Sarah Minshall of Liverpool, Lancashire, England). Born July 20, 1821, Liverpool. Came to Utah September, 1852.

Married:Mary Holding 1842, at Liverpool (daughter of John Holding and Mary Fitten of Liverpool), who was born July 16, 1821.
Their children:
  1. William H. born December 22, 1843, died May 29, 1838;
  2. David H. born April 24, 1845, died December 22, 1847;
  3. John H. born May 17, 1847, died December 26, 1847;
  4. Edward Holding born April 25, 1849, married Catherine Van Dam;
  5. Charles H. born March 27, 1852, married Elizabeth M. Smith;
  6. Josephine H. born January 31, 1856, married Albert Kelly;
  7. Mary E. H. born March 15, 1857, married Herbert Van Dam;
  8. Sarah J. born October 29, 1859, married George Brigham Kelly.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Jane Owen Court July 20, 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Court and Amelia Owen of Salt Lake City, who came to Utah October 23, 1869, James Needham company). She was born September 12, 1837. Came to Utah September 24, 1863.

One of presidents of 23d quorum seventies; high priest; member of band that played at breaking of ground for Salt Lake temple and laying of cornerstone of same, 1853; choir leader 7th ward. Contractor and builder. Died August 20, 1911, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Evans, Edward Holding

(son of David Minshall Evans and Mary Holding). Born April 25, 1849, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Married:Catherine Van Dam November 8, 1875, Salt Lake City, who was born June 28, 1856, in Holland and came to Utah 1864.
Their children:
  1. David Edward V. D. born July 20, 1876, married Lucile Margaret Hanson;
  2. Leonard V. D. born August 16, 1878, married Ida Bates;
  3. Maud V. D. born November 3, 1881, married Joseph Neve;
  4. Cornelius V. D. born August 8, 1883, married Maude Tall;
  5. Margaret V. D. born July 22, 1885, died July 22, 1886;
  6. Harold V. D. born February 19, 1888, married Pearl Harvey;
  7. Clarence V. D. born November 19, 1890;
  8. Clifford V. D. born March 14, 1893;
  9. Moses T. V. D. born January 8, 1896;
  10. Vera V. D. born February 22, 1899.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Elder. Carpenter.

Sources:

Evans, Frederick Henry

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of William Evans and Elizabeth Bowring of Whitechurch, Wales). Born August 2, 1842, Cardiff, Wales. Came to Utah 1852, Claudius V. Spencer company.

Married:Emma Raymond November, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Grandison Raymond and Celia Hall of Kaysville, Utah, pioneers 1852). She was born May 23, 1862.
Their children:
  1. Celia Alice born August 7, 1871, married Franklin A. Dimick;
  2. Frederick Charles born September 21, 1872, married Caroline Eschler;
  3. Joseph Alvin born January 14, 1877, married Nancy Pope;
  4. Asa Clarence born September 21, 1881;
  5. Andy Lawrence born September 21, 1881;
  6. Albert Max born December 18, 1887;
  7. Grandison born September 21, 1884, died in infancy.

Family home Raymond, Idaho.

Made three trips to Missouri river after immigrants 1859-67. Settled at Thomas Fork Valley, Idaho, 1877. Died February 11, 1910.

Sources:

Evans, Frederick Charles

(son of Frederick Henry Evans and Emma Raymond). Born September 21, 1872, Kaysville, Utah.

Married:Caroline Eschler June 10, 1903, Logan, Utah (daughter of Gottfried Eschler and Rose Kunz, both of Raymond, Idaho. Came to Utah 1879). She was born January 25, 1883.
Their children:
  1. Roscoe Eschler born April 18, 1904;
  2. Alice born September 24, 1905;
  3. LaGrande Eschler born April 13, 1908.

Family home Raymond, Idaho.

Missionary to England 1900-02; superintendent religion class, Raymond, Idaho; bishop’s counselor 1902-12.

Sources:

Evans, Jacob

(son of David Evans and Barbara Ann Ewell of Lehi, Utah). Born April 26, 1867, at Lehi, Utah.

Married:Anna R. Nelson November 17, 1886, at American Fork, Utah (daughter of Niels Nelson and Karren Pedersen of American Fork), who was born February 22, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Barbara Irene;
  2. Effie June;
  3. Jacob Sterling;
  4. Virginia Lucile.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Utah county attorney 1899-1900 and 1908-12; city attorney Provo City 1904-5; Provo City councilman 1907; president Commercial Club at Provo 1908. Admitted to bar February 23, 1895, to supreme court of United States October 7, 1897; republican candidate for district judge 1912. Lawyer.

Sources:

Evans, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861. Member tabernacle choir 30 years.

(son of John Evans, born March 12, 1796, Kilcoom, South Wales, and Hannah Williams, born 1800, Llandovary, Wales). He was born January 9, 1829, Llandovary, Carmarthenshire. Came to Utah September 8, 1861, Harvey Hullanger company.

Married:Elizabeth Davis November 15, 1852 (daughter of Thomas Davis and Ann Price, who were married at Llandovary, Wales). She was born February 22, 1825. Came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Moroni born October 24, 1853 (St. Louis), died in childhood;
  2. Thomas M. born February 4, 1856 (St. Louis), married Rachel Wright December 21, 1882;
  3. Ann Jane born December 6, 1859 (Genoa), married John H. Forsgren August 12, 1880;
  4. John G. born March 1, 1862 (Brigham City), married Sarah Ann Jones March 13, 1888;
  5. Joshua Davis born March 4, 1864 (Brigham City), died in childhood;
  6. Mary Elizabeth born April 7, 1867 (Brigham City), married John W. Irens November 7, 1884;
  7. Martha Madora born November 20, 1871 (Brigham City), married Lauritz Berg February 27, 1889.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Seventy and high priest; missionary to Llandovary 1851 and to Nebraska 1857. Assisted in building first telegraph line across the plains. Settled at Brigham City 1861; labored at Bear River City 1866 to 1868. Served as watermaster; labored at Honeyville 1868. Assisted in building the tabernacle, and ward meeting houses. Worked on Central Pacific railroad. Member martial band 30 years; worked on Utah Northern railroad 1870. Missionary to Europe 1880-82. Member tabernacle choir 30 years.

Sources:

Evans, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

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(son of John and Elizabeth Evans of Liverpool, England). Born April 2, 1807 at Liverpool. Came to Utah 1855.

Married:Ann Dinwoodey at Liverpool, England. She was born 1806. Came to Utah 1855.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth born May, 1832, married Jacob Hayball;
  2. John born October 7, 1834, married Mary Ellison.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Tailor. Deceased.

Sources:

Evans, John

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(son of John Evans and Ann Dinwoodey). Born October 7, 1834, Liverpool, England.

Married:Mary Ellison December 25, 1854, at St. Louis, Missouri.(daughter of John Ellison and Mary Goulden, both of Bowdon, Cheshire, England). She was born July 11, 1830.
Their children:
  1. Mary Elizabeth born September 26, 1856, married Ephraim Briggs;
  2. John Edward born October 11, 1868, married Mary A. Andrew;
  3. Ann born September 7, 1860, married Ephraim Briggs;
  4. William Ellison born June 10, 1863, married Lucy Oakey;
  5. James Dinwoodey born September 2, 1865;
  6. Elizabeth Mills born May 24, 1867, married D. H. Wood;
  7. Chancy Levi born September 13, 1869, married Christene Jensen;
  8. Joseph born December 16, 1873;
  9. Jesse G. born September 23, 1877, married Inez W. Wood.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married:Emma Vine March 30, 1862, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Henry Vine and Rebecca Mary Langdon), who was born June 2, 1842, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.
Their children:
  1. George Henry born May 1, 1863;
  2. Robert Alma born March 25, 1864;
  3. Emma born November 23, 1866;
  4. Walter James born February 26, 1869;
  5. Wilford Thomas born June 12, 1871;
  6. Rebecca Jane born November 27, 1873;
  7. David Charles born December 17, 1876;
  8. Willard Vine born June 1, 1879.

Was 1st president of 29th quorum of seventy; ordained by H. S. Eldredge; ward clerk. Bookkeeper at Dinwoodey Furniture company.

Sources:

Evans, Jesse G.

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(son of John Evans and Mary Ellison). Born September 23, 1877, at Bountiful, Utah.

Married:Inez W. Wood November 27, 1901, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph C. Wood and Josephine Chase, both of Woods Cross, Utah). She was born November 16, 1879.
Their children:
    1. Goulden born September 20, 1902;
  1. Wells L. born August 31, 1904;
  2. John born July 28, 1906;
  3. Mary Josephine born January 10, 1909;
  4. James born August 27, 1912.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Missionary to England 1899-01; president 100th quorum seventies.

Sources:

Evans, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of Thomas and Hanna Evans of Kaysville, Utah). Born 1817, Cardiff, South Wales. Came to Utah 1856, Edward Martin company.

Married:Ann Johns 1845, Cardiff, Wales (daughter of Williams Johns), who was born 1817.
Their children:
  1. Thomas born February 17, 1846, married Sarah Campkin;
  2. Emma born 1848, married William N. Naulder;
  3. Hyrum born 1851, married Annie King.

High priest. Died November, 1857.

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Evans, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of Thomas Evans and Ann Johns). Born February 17, 1846, Cardiff, Wales. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Sarah Campkin January 23, 1878 (daughter of George Campkin and Elizabeth Bell, pioneers 1850, Thomas Halmon company). She was born March 6, 1853.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Bell born November 6, 1879, married Isaac Adams;
  2. Ann E. born June 29, 1882, married John Wallen;
  3. Martha born December 5, 1885, married David Green;
  4. Emma C. born December 5, 1887, married Joseph Archie Allen;
  5. Ruth Campkin born April 8, 1889, died August 1, 1890;
  6. Sarah L. born March 15, 1890;
  7. George T. born January 31, 1892, died;
  8. Walter Elmer born August 18, 1895;
  9. John Campkin born January 17, 1897.

Family home Layton, Utah.

Farmer and stockraiser. Black Hawk war veteran.

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Evans, William M.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of David J. Evans and Sarah Minshall). Born March 12, 1826, Liverpool, England. Came to Utah October 2, 1851, Orson Pratt company.

Married:Charlotte J. Hyder July 15, 1852, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Richard Hyder and Sarah Jarrold of Cambridge, England, pioneers October 2, 1851, Orson Pratt company). She was born September 24, 1834.
Their children:
  1. Charlotte H., married Henry Adams;
  2. John William, died;
  3. Alice H., married Charles H. Bird;
  4. Lucy J. H., married William McLachlan;
  5. Charles H., died;
  6. David M., died;
  7. Richard Hugh H., married Retty Webb;
  8. Sarah Jane H., married Charles W. Love;
  9. Martha E. H., married George Paxman;
  10. Edward W. H., married Louisa Burton; married Nora Lewis;
  11. Grace H., married Albert Sowby;
  12. Ernest I. H., married Belle Tennent.

Family home Nephi, Utah.

High priest; missionary to England 1875-76; high councilor; presided over Bristol conference, England. Indian war veteran. Farmer and carpenter; mechanical engineer. Died January 5, 1877, at Nephi, Utah.

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Everett, Addison

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

(son of Ephraim Everett and Hetty Corwin). Born October 10, 1815, Orange county, New York. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Only child:
  1. Mary D., married Revilo Fuller.

Bishop at Nauvoo, also at Winter Quarters; bishop of 8th ward. Salt Lake City, 1848-60. Assisted in building Fort Supply. Called to help settle St. George 1860, and lived there until his demise, which occurred February 12, 1885.

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Everill, Joseph

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of John Everill of New Jersey). Born 1824, Herefordshire, England. Came to Utah October 4, 1861, James Brown company.

Married:Jane Bannister 1843 in Herefordshire, who was born 1814.
Their children:
  1. Thomas, died infant;
  2. John, married Ruth Powell; married Lois Chapman Williams;
  3. William R., married Ellen Hilton;
  4. Mary Ann, married William Hammond; married John Spencer;
  5. Thomas J., married Hannah Griffith;
  6. Joseph, died infant.

Family home Kaysville ward. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Seventy; high priest. Farmer and stockraiser. Died 1906, Salt Lake City.

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Everill, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Joseph Everill and Jane Bannister). Born October 6, 1845. Herefordshire, England. Came to Utah October 4, 1861, James Brown company.

Married:Ruth Powell May 2, 1870, Salt Lake Endowment house, by Daniel H. Wells (daughter of Jane Parks of Tunbridge Wells, Sussex, England, who came to Utah 1869). She was born January 20, 1851.
Their children:
  1. Jennie H. born February 25, 1872, married Frank H. Stevens;
  2. Maud born January 29, 1873, died Infant;
  3. John Joseph born January 15, 1875, died aged 21 years;
  4. Minnie born April 6, 1877, married Charles Donalson;
  5. Emily, died aged three years;
  6. William, died infant;
  7. Mamie born February 8, 1882, married Richard A. Williams;
  8. Mattie born January 11, 1886, married Garfield McDonald;
  9. Frank L. born March 29, 1890, married May Newman;
  10. Ruth E. born May 14, 1891, married James Sagres.

Family home 15th ward, Salt Lake City.

Married:Lois Chapman Williams (daughter of Ann Chapman) November 2, 1908, Salt Lake City.

Elder. General contractor.

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Ewell, Francis Marion

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of William F. Ewell and Mary Bland, both of Ray county, Missouri). Born November 3, 1836. Came to Utah 1849.

Married:Francis Mary Weech July 27, 1858, in Provo, Utah (daughter of Samuel Weech and Elizabeth Gold of Somersetshire, England). Came to Utah October, 1856, with John Banks company; born October 9, 1838.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Eliza born June 8, 1860, married Teancum Pratt;
  2. Franklin Marion born February 6, 1862, married Kate Thompson;
  3. Torenzo Hyriam born February 26, 1865, married Mary Jane Dennis;
  4. Mary Elizabeth born February 25, 1868, married John Biglow;
  5. William Walter born January 12, 1870, married Tilliam Biglow;
  6. Tanra Ann born August 20, 1872, married Daniel Dennis;
  7. Ether born May 27, 1877, deceased;
  8. Permit Samuel born August 20, 1879, married Ethel Savage.

Resided Cassel Valley, Payson and Provo, Utah.

Senior president 101st quorum of seventy; presiding elder over Spring Glenn branch of Price ward 1883-89; teacher and superintendent of Sunday schools. Veteran of Blackhawk war. Manufacturer of shingles and farmer. Died January 1, 1905, near Helper, Utah.

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Ewing, Samuel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

Born 1803 in Pennsylvania. Came to Utah October 2, 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company.

Married:Esther Shaffer April 17, 1828 (daughter of Anderson Shaffer, pioneer October 2, 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company). She was born 1805 in Little Britain, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, died 1847, near Laramie, Wyoming.
Their children:
  1. Rachel born May 4, 1829, married Miles Miller 1848;
  2. William H. born July 10, 1830, married Sarah Zabriskie;
  3. Adeline M. born May 31, 1833, married Edward Duzette;
  4. John Jackson born May 12, 1835, married Rebecca F. Smith November 30, 1861;
  5. Samuel Porter born July 25, 1838, married Emma Baldwin 1860;
  6. Anderson Shaffer born October 11, 1840, married Liberty Parker 1865;
  7. Eliza Matilda born November 1, 1842, married Robert Hills;
  8. James Clark born March 2, 1845, died 1847, crossing plains.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Settled at Provo 1849. Farmer and blacksmith. Died 1882, Provo.

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Ewing, John Jackson

(son of Samuel Ewing and Esther Shaffer). Born May 12, 1835, at Little Britain, Lancaster county, Pennsylvania.

Married:Rebecca Florence Smith November 30, 1861, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Smith and Maria Foscue; the former died crossing plains, the latter came to Utah October, 1850, Byron Pace company). She was born February, 1842, Coosa county, Alabama.
Their children:
  1. John Smith born August 26, 1862;
  2. Esther Maria born October 6, 1863;
  3. Frederick Miles born August 15, 1866, all foregoing dead;
  4. Samuel Preston born November 4, 1866, married Lana Hansen 1897;
  5. Jackson Elmer born September 20, 1868, married Alice Hammond 1900;
  6. Wickliff Anderson born March 25, 1870, married Kate Meikle March, 1905;
  7. Florence May born December 13, 1872, married George W. Lewis May, 1899;
  8. Cordelia Jane born August 19, 1873, married Alma Raymond April, 1892;
  9. Porter born May 8, 1875, married lone Thomas October 30, 1902;
  10. Erie born February 18, 1877, married Rose Pitcher;
  11. Lester born August 30, 1878;
  12. William born May 23, 1880, married Jane Merrill December 1910;
  13. Russell born December 7, 1882;
  14. Lois Eliza born September 15, 1885.

Family home Smithfield, Utah.

Moved to Smithfield 1866. Served as city marshal. Indian war veteran. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1864.

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Eyre, Edwin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of James Eyre and Ann Naylor of Hecington, Lincolnshire, England, former died on plains, en route to Utah, latter died at sea). Born April 16, 1845, Domsby, Lincolnshire, England. Came to Utah October 12, 1866, Independent freight train.

Married:Melinva Myers December 3, 1866, Minersville, Utah (daughter of William Myers and Martha Ogden; pioneers September 5, 1866, Samuel D. White company). She was born April 1, 1848, and came to Utah with parents.
Their children:
  1. Edwin born January 30, 1868, married Arilla M. Guymon;
  2. Martha Ann born November 21, 1870, married Solomon Walker;
  3. Melinva Elsie born September 18, 1872, married John Hollingshead, died;
  4. James William born September 7, 1874, married Rosilla Murdock;
  5. Joseph Hyrum born January 2, 1877, married Lula Zealskie;
  6. Sarah Ellen born January 21, 1879, married Fred W. Gillins;
  7. Paulina born August 24, 1880, married Sidney Carter;
  8. Jennie born April 2, 1884, died young;
  9. George Alma born April 12, 1886, died;
  10. Jedediah born April 21, 1888, married Linda Gate

Family home Minersville, Utah.

Presided over a branch of the church in England. Settled at Parowan upon arrival in Utah, and later moved to Minersville. Bishop’s councilor, missionary to England 1881, and labored as president of Notts conference part of time, returning home June, 1883; Sunday school superintendent of Minersville ward 11 or 12 years; ward teacher; choir member; performed a mission in St. George temple 1902-04; president elders quorum; Instructor in high priests quorum. Has done much in the upbuilding of Minersville and surrounding country. Worked on St. George and Manti temples. Farmer.

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Utah death certificate shows birthplace as “Great Dowsbe, Lincolnshire, England” while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows birthplace as “Domsby”. Domsby could not be located on Google maps however “Dowsby” is shown on the map about 10 miles from Hecington, England which is where Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has his parents coming from.

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Eyre, Edwin, Jr.

(son of Edwin Eyre and Melinva Myers). Born January 30, 1868, Minersville, Utah.

Married:Arilla M. Guymon at Minersville (daughter of James Guymon and Rhoda Leach Neas).
Their children:
  1. Guy Edwin born March 30, 1888;
  2. Eugene A. born April 11, 1891;
  3. Clifford born March 9, 1893;
  4. Floyed born September 9, 1895;
  5. Robert Basil born January 2, 1898;
  6. Howard born March 11, 1900;
  7. Gertlda born February 19, 1903;
  8. Trulan Oriand born October 9, 1906;
  9. Vesta Arilla born November 24, 1907;
  10. Melvina Leach born April 6, 1911.

Member high council Beaver stake. School trustee at Minersville several years; county commissioner; town marshal; watermaster.

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