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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.

Jack, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of John Jack and Margret Cooper of Scotland). Born 1829, in Scotland. Came to Utah 1853, independent company.

Married:Jemima Innis February 11, 1853, in Scotland (daughter of James Innis), who was born 1829.
Their children:
  1. James C., died;
  2. Jemima M., married M. H. Weight;
  3. John M., died;
  4. William H., married Ann Meek;
  5. Jane A., married T. L. Halliday;
  6. Jessie E., died;
  7. Rolla I., married Mable Longfellow;
  8. Joseph C., married Louise Young.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member eighth quorum seventies; chief clerk and treasurer to first presidency. Director Saltair Beach Company. Director Inland Crystal Salt Company; director Grass Creek Coal Company; vice president Salt Lake & Los Angeles Rail Road Company; Utah territorial treasurer many years. Died March 2, 1911, Salt Lake City.

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Jack, William H.

(son of James Jack and Jemima Innis). Born January 2, 1859, Salt Lake City.

Married:Ann Meek July 9, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of Benjamin Meek and Louisa Rogers of Salt Lake county; pioneers 1866, independent company). She was born June 12, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Myrtle;
  2. James E.;
  3. William I., died;
  4. Joseph E.;
  5. Jemima E.;
  6. Ruth A., died;
  7. Rolla I.;
  8. Jessie;
  9. Anita J.;
  10. John M.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member eighth quorum seventies. Superintendent Inland Crystal Salt Company; president Holliday Drug Company.

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Jackson, Henry Clark

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Robert Jackson, born January 12, 1788. and Hannah Clark, born June 13, 1790, Crowle, Lincolnshire, England). He was born June 3, 1819, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. Came to Utah October 7, 1852, James C. Snow company.

Married:Ann Oades February 22, 1843 (daughter of William Oades and Elizabeth Sowersby), who was born May 7, 1823.
Their children:
  1. Henry William born July 24, 1851, married Mary Adeline Montierth;
  2. Elizabeth Sarah born May 21, 1854, married Jerome E. Remington;
  3. Alma Oades born March 25, 1856, married Emma Jane Obray;
  4. Hannah Ann born December 13, 1857, died September 23, 1861;
  5. John Clark born August 31, 1859, married Charlotte Housley;
  6. Frederick Walter born December 4, 1863, married Hannah Evans.
Married:Mary Gilmore White May 4, 1861, Salt Lake City (daughter of William White and Martha Griffith), who was born December 27, 1837, at Fishguard, Pembroke, Wales.
Their children:
  1. Mary Jane White born May 3, 1862, died August 24, 1863;
  2. Bessie White born February 18, 1865, married Joseph Cowley;
  3. Amanda White born January 25, 1867, died July 8, 1869;
  4. Robert William White born January 8, 1870, married Eliza Welch September 17, 1891;
  5. Thomas Franklin White born January 11, 1873, married Hannah Welch.

President 36th quorum seventies; first counselor in bishopric of Paradise ward 1877-84; bishop of Paradise ward 1873-76; president high priests quorum 1894; ordained patriarch May 8, 1898. Participated in Echo Canyon campaign 1857-58. Built sawmill at Paradise in 1860, and in 1865 built gristmill at same place. Moved to Hyrum in 1869. Died January 9, 1905, Paradise.

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Jackson, Henry William

(son of Henry Clark Jackson and Ann Oades). Born July 24, 1851, Kanesville (Council Bluffs), Iowa.

Married:Mary Adeline Montierth February 6, 1871, Paradise, Utah (daughter of Alvin M. Montierth and Harriet Crapo), who was born November 27, 1853, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Henry Somes born November 4, 1871, married Mary Jane Flint;
  2. Charles William born August 28, 1873, married Luella Clegg;
  3. Alvin Somes born August 8, 1875, married Effie M. Mangum;
  4. Laura May born June 27, 1877, married Edward D. Jones;
  5. Eugene Somes born June 6, 1879, married Edith Dayley;
  6. Ann Somes born September 17, 1881, married Orin M. Hess;
  7. Frederick Clark born August 11, 1883, married Ann Karlson;
  8. Harriet Somes born September 9, 1885, married Edward Teeples;
  9. Mary Elizabeth born September 15, 1887, married Sidney Nielson;
  10. Esther Somes born August 22, 1890, married George F. Rudd;
  11. Hazel born January 29, 1894.

Family home St. Anthony, Idaho.

Settled at Salt Lake City 1852, moved to Paradise with his parents in 1865. Presiding elder at Old Paradise branch of Paradise ward, bishop of Avon 1891-94; counselor to Bishop E. Z. Carline 1896-97; high councilor of Fremont stake; ordained patriarch March 15, 1908. Moved to Parker, Idaho, 1894.

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Jackman, Levi

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

(son of Moses French Jackman, born June 16, 1767, and Elizabeth Carr, born September 19, 1763, both of Salisbury, Essex county, Massachusetts). Born July 28, 1797, Corinth, Vermont; pioneer July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married:Angeline Myers (daughter of Henry Myers and Ruth Rodgers), who died at Kirtland, Ohio.
Their children:
  1. Albert Brady, married Lucinda Stone;
  2. William Ruel born October 6, 1818;
  3. Aurilla Peckham born September 20, 1820, married Moses Curtis;
  4. Parmenia Adams born August 6, 1822, married Phebe Lodema Merrill;
  5. Ammi Rumsey born February 6, 1825, married Aurilla Eldredge;
  6. Levi born May 2, 1828.

Family resided at Kirtland, Ohio, and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married:Lucinda Harmon November 18, 1849, Salt Lake City (daughter of Oliver and Sarah Harmon), who was born March 16, 1822, Conneaut, Pennsylvania.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Lucinda born March 20, 1851, died young;
  2. Levi Harmon born September 6, 1853, married Sarah E. Hatch;
  3. Almira Sophronia born June 30, 1856, married Joseph Hanks October 29, 1876;
  4. Daniel Wells born April 18, 1860, married Sarah M. Marble November 1, 1878.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Member of high council. Worked on Kirtland and Nauvoo temples. First counselor to Bishop Roundy of the sixteenth ward and acted as bishop during the bishop’s mission to England; patriarch. Died July 23, 1876, Salem, Utah.

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Jackman, Levi Harmon

(son of Levi Jackman and Lucinda Harmon). Born September 6, 1853, Palmyra, Utah.

Married:Sarah Elizabeth Hatch April 12, 1875, Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Lewis Hatch, pioneer September 17, 1850, Jonathan Foote company, and Sarah Ann Jolley of Salem, Utah). She was born July 25, 1856, Payson, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Levi Lewis born January 12, 1876, married Annie M. Petersen July 28, 1897;
  2. Reuben Oliver born November 6, 1877, married Mary Petersen July 10, 1897;
  3. Clarence Manning born May 21, 1880, died young;
  4. Francis Albert born April 11, 1882, married Nancy Pearl Baldwin December 23, 1903;
  5. Sarah Lucinda born June 15, 1885, died young;
  6. Wallace Arthur born October 20, 1888, married Velma A. Foreman, May 21, 1913;
  7. Wilford Hamner born May 26, 1891, married Etta Pearl Hanks, December 18, 1912;
  8. Ezbon Laton born March 26, 1895;
  9. Necha Estella born April 9, 1898.

Family home Joseph, Utah.

Seventy; clerk of quorum of elders; clerk of Salem ward 1870. Settled at Salem, 1864, moved to Joseph February, 1885. Assistant Sunday school superintendent, Joseph ward for 20 years; high priest; ward clerk of Joseph ward December 6, 1909. Acted as member of town board 1904-6; town clerk.

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Jackson, Aaron

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

(son of Samuel Jackson of England). Born September 30, 1823, Eyrne, Derbyshire. Came to Utah November 30, 1856, Edward Martin handcart company.

Married:Elizabeth Horrocks May 28, 1848, Macclesfield, England. (daughter of Edward Horrocks and Alice Houghton of England, pioneers 1857). She was born 1823.
Their children:
  1. Martha born February 6, 1849, married T. R. Thomas;
  2. Mary E. born July 22, 1851, married George Boulter;
  3. Aaron born January 18, 1854, married Eliza J. Rawson

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Died while crossing plains October 25, 1856.

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Jackson, Aaron

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Aaron Jackson and Elizabeth Horrocks stepson of William Richard Kingsford, pioneers November 28, 1864, Robert L. Campbell company). Born January 18, 1854, Macclesfield, England.

Married:Eliza J. Rawson January 26, 1878, Salt Lake City (daughter of William C. Rawson and Eliza J. Cheney of Indiana and Ohio, pioneers 1850). She was born August 31, 1857.
Their children:
  1. Grace Eliza born December 24, 1878, married Martin R. Barrows December 6, 1899;
  2. Ethel Elizabeth born March 6, 1880, married Nathan A. Hawkes January 13, 1904;
  3. Mary Vanetta born October 28, 1882, married Leland K. Nelson August 31, 1904;
  4. Aaron William born November 29, 1884, died August 3, 1906;
  5. Samuel Francis born September 22, 1886;
  6. Zina Geneva born February 8, 1889, married Gerard G. Klomp June 23, 1909;
  7. Emma Isabell born September 12, 1893, died September 30, 1909;
  8. Myrtle Florence born October 19, 1896; Joseph Rawson born October 29, 1898.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Member 77th quorum seventies; high priest; missionary to Great Britain 1891-1902. Merchant. Worked on state roads and temples.

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Jackson, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of John Jackson of Oscroft, Cheshire, England). Born March 7, 1819, at Barrow, Cheshire. Came to Utah August 19, 1868, John R. Murdock company.

Married:Mary Joynson 1837 (daughter of Thomas Joynson and Mary Clay), who was born August 30, 1819. Came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Henry;
  2. John, married Ann Jones;
  3. Thomas, d.;
  4. Enos born February 27, 1845, married Ellen Ferington February 24, 1863;
  5. Hyrum;
  6. Joseph;
  7. Daniel;
  8. Ephraim, married Christena Jorgensen;
  9. Moses, married Mary Dalimore.

Family home Lehi, Utah.

Elder. Painter.

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Jackson, Enos

(son of John Jackson and Mary Joynson). Born February 27, 1845.

Married:Ellen Ferington February 24, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Eugene born February 8, 1882, married Lucy Hitesman March 8, 1904;
  2. Charles born June 8, 1884, married May Wheeler;
  3. John born September 14, 1886, married Victoria Coledge January 7, 1906;
  4. James born March 24, 1888;
  5. Ernest born September 4, 1891;
  6. Alvin born May 16, 1896.

Family home Lehi, Utah.

Painter.

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Jackson, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of John Jackson, born February 7, 1802, and Susannah Grundy born February 5, 1795. Blockley, England; Married: 1822). Born September 13, 1823, at Blockley, England. Came to Utah September, 1866, Nicholas Groesbeck company.

Married:Alice Crompton August 14, 1842 (daughter of William Crompton and Alice Hall), who was born August 14, 1820. Came to Utah September, 1856, Nicholas Groesbeck company.
Their children:
  1. Maria born June 2, 1845, married Henry Jackman June 2, 1879;
  2. John William born June 4, 1849, married Sarah E. Bingham August 7, 1878;
  3. Elizabeth born January 18, 1851, married John K. Reid;
  4. Joseph Brigham born October 18, 1852, married Mary Beckstead;
  5. David Franklin born July, 1854, died;
  6. Thomas Edward born October 7, 1856, married Eliza Shaw;
  7. Alice Ann born May 15, 1858, married Franklin Jones;
  8. Amilesent born February 23, 1861, married A. T. Oldroyd;
  9. James born 1862, died.

Family resided at Nephi, Payson and Glenwood, Utah.

Married:Dinah Burres.
Their children:
  1. Fanny;
  2. Lydia;
  3. George;
  4. Frederic;
  5. Horace;
  6. Alice;
  7. Bertha;
  8. Hermion.

Missionary to eastern states 1869-70 and to England 1880-81. Indian war veteran. Cabinet-maker.

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Jackson, John William

(son of Thomas Jackson and Alice Crompton). Born June 4, 1849, at Manchester, England.

Married:Sarah E. Bingham August 7, 1870. at Payson, Utah (daughter of Jeremiah Bingham and Sarah Keel), who was born April 16, 1860, in Pottawattamie County, Iowa.
Their children:
  1. John Henry born June 13, 1873, married Mariah Vandyke July 24, 1891;
  2. Jeremiah born August 9, 1874, married Cloe Merrell January 18, 1895;
  3. William Thomas born September 5, 1876, married Mary J. Allen January 4, 1911;
  4. James Perry born August 10, 1878, died;
  5. Sarah Ellener born October 8, 1880;
  6. Alpheus born September 9, 1882, married Hattie Vandyke March 8, 1905;
  7. Joseph Bert born August 30, 1884;
  8. Ernest born August 16, 1886, married Ida May Larsen April 18, 1910;
  9. Susa born June 17, 1888;
  10. Minnie born October 3, 1891.

Family resided Payson. Glenwood and Lyman, Utah, and in Arizona.

Married:Margaret Josephine Nordford November 4, 1883. at St. George, Utah (daughter of Andrew M. Nordford and Cathrine Olsen:
Married:at Krongeade, Sweden). She was born October 13, 1864. at Kongeade, Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Alice Cathrine born October 21, 1887, married Junius F. Ogden June 4, 1909;
  2. William Andrew born April 8, 1889, died;
  3. Junius Wilford born September 27, 1891, married May Baker January 4, 1912;
  4. Margaret Emily born September 21, 1893;
  5. Victor Leroy born July 26, 1896;
  6. Orvill Q. born August 2, 189;
  7. Cora Luella born February 18, 1902;
  8. Thelma Matilda born November 16, 1904.

High Priest, missionary to Arizona 1876; missionary to Michigan and Wisconsin 1880-81. Veteran Indian wars 1865-67.

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Jacob, Lucian

(son of Norton Jacob and Emily Heaton). Born February 28, 1836.

Married:Janet Anderson Clottworthy, Midway, Utah (daughter of Hugh Clottworthy and Jean Maltland of Scotland pioneers 1854), who was born September 8, 1846.
Their children:
  1. Emily Jane born May 20, 1862, married Moroni Gerber;
  2. Hugh Alexander born September 4, 1864, married Isabel West;
  3. Lucian Heaton, died child;
  4. Mary Elizabeth, married John Gibson.

Family home Midway, Utah.

Elder. Farmer. Died 1875, Midway, Utah.

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Jacob, Norton

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

(son of Udney H. Jacob, born April 24, 1781, Sheffield, Massachusetts. and Elizabeth Hubbard born August 24, 1881. Middletown, Connecticut). He was born August 11, 1804, at Sheffield, Berkshire county, Massachusetts. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company, himself captain of ten.

Married:Emily Heaton November 20, 1830, who came to Utah 1848. Heber C. Kimball company.
Their children:
  1. Lucian Heaton born February 22, 1836, married Janet Clottworthy;
  2. Ira Norton born October 16, 1840, married Julia A. Gerber and Ellen Clift;
  3. Joseph born May 20, 1845, married Ellen H. Gerber.

Family resided Salt Lake City, Payson and Midway, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Harris. Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Norton Kellog;
  2. Frank;
  3. Sidney;
  4. Lonzo.

Presiding elder Snake Creek branch 1863-64. Mechanic.

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Jacob, Joseph

(son of Norton Jacob and Emily Heaton). Born May 20, 1845, Nauvoo, Illinois.

Married:Ellen H. Gerber May 8, 1864. Midway, Utah (daughter of John Gerber and Anna Maria Ackeret, pioneers 1864, Captain Van Buren company). She was born September 26, 1847. Huntsville, Alabama.
Their children:
  1. Mary Jane born April 24, 1865;
  2. Joseph born August 1, 1867, married Lucy Baker April, 1898;
  3. Emma born September 14, 1869, married John M. Parry May 7, 1895;
  4. Ann Eliza born December 1, 1871, married John A. Phillips March 1899;
  5. Milton born May 20, 1874, married Mary Carlson November 1904;
  6. Isaac born May 11, 1876, married Thea Anderson June, 1906;
  7. Nellie born July 10, 1878, married George A. Anderson September 1906;
  8. Tillie born May 17, 1881;
  9. Elmer Acred born November 25, 1883, married Maude M. Beeley August 30, 1910;
  10. Clarence Cecil born June 9, 1886, married Florence Johnson June 13, 1910;
  11. Irvin Heaton born Auer. 24, 188.

Family resided Midway, Vermilllon, Daniels, Pleasant Grove and Provo, Utah.

Captain in Utah militia 1863-66 at Snake Creek. Indian war veteran.

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Jacobson, Ole John

Born March 17, 1824, Christiania, Norway.

Married:Osaa ____, in Norway.
Their children:
  1. Matilda, married Frank Hanson;
  2. Rachel, married William Dennison;
  3. Benjamin;
  4. Jacob, married Clara Larson;
  5. Calaman, died aged 14-17.

Family home Ephraim.

Married:Caroline Frederickson (Christensen), Ephraim, Utah (daughter of Carl and Annie Frederickson of Sjelland, Denmark), who was born December 5, 1835, and came to Utah with handcart company.
Their children:
  1. Daniel John born March 13, 1874, married Sophia Schwalbe;
  2. David Olius born November 27, 1876, married Juliette Stevens, married Agnes Ellen O’Neil.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Priest. Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Farmer and tailor.

Caroline Frederickson first married Antone Christensen in mid ocean.

Their children:
  1. Neils, married Annetta Larson;
  2. Charles, drowned, aged 21;
  3. Sarah, married H. P. Larsen;
  4. Mary, married Oliver M. Larsen;
  5. Antone, married Stena Peterson;
  6. Rosetta, married Charles Christensen;
  7. Frank, married Augusta Dorius.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

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Jacobson, David Olius

(son of Ole John Jacobson and Caroline Frederickson). Born November 27, 1876, Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Juliette Stevens June 15, 1898, Ephraim, Utah (daughter of Henry Stevens and Augusta Dorius of Canada and Denmark, respectively), who was born January 1, 1875.
Their children:
  1. David Wells born March 12, 1901;
  2. Vernon born April 3, 1903;
  3. Marcella May born May 14, 1905.

Family resided Ephraim. Salt Lake City and Vernal, Utah.

Married:Agnes Ellen O’Neil August 14, 1907, Salt Lake City (daughter of James O’Neil and Mary Elizabeth Alexander of Midway and Vernal, Utah; former a pioneer 1864, oxteam company). She was born January 24, 1887.
Their children:
  1. Florence Louise born June 8, 1908;
  2. Anthony Olius born November 6, 1909;
  3. Daniel John born January 2, 1911;
  4. Audrey lone born July 27, 1912.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Member 97th quorum seventies; ward teacher; 1st counselor in YMMIA. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Jacobson, Ole William

(son of Ole H. Jacobson and Rebecca D. Dutson). Born October 5, 1880, Oak City, Utah.

Married:Silvia Alice Anderson October 4, 1905, Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter Anderson and Martha Ann Lovell, former pioneer 1854. latter 1852). She was born February 25, 1881, Oak City.
Their children:
  1. Milan William born July 24, 1906;
  2. Wilmer Thurlow born September 17, 1908.

Family home Oak City, Utah.

Missionary to central states November 2, 1908, to April 4, 1911. Chorister, organist, religion class teacher and ward clerk Oak City ward.

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Jacobs, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Sven Jacobsen and Johanna Johnsen of Norway). Born December 7, 1825. at Byglandsfjord, Berjnisley, Norway, pioneer 1849, Ezra T. Benson company.

Married:Elizabeth Coleman (daughter of Prine Coleman and Sarah Thornton former died in Norway, latter pioneer 1850 David Evans company). She was born 1835. Came to Utah with mother.
Their children:
  1. John S. born August 7, 1856, married Sarah Jane Savage 1875;
  2. George P. born February 9, 1850, married Cynthia Duell September 15, 1896;
  3. Hyrum born March 9, 1858, died;
  4. Prine born May 11, 1860, married Ellen Ashton August 25, 1881;
  5. Aaron born July 9, 1862, died;
  6. Sarah Elizabeth born January 9, 1862, married Heber Allred August 1886;
  7. Swen A. born January 16, 1865, died;
  8. Hanna Myrea born 1867, married William Ralph March 27, 1888;
  9. Isaac N. born November 11, 1869, died;
  10. Andrew born November 5, 1872, married Jane dough December 30, 1903.

Family home Lehi, Utah.

Married:Harriet Austin March 23, 1867, Salt Lake (daughter of John Austin and Emma Grace, married March 20, 1847, Studham, England, pioneers 1866, Captain Chipman company). She was born August 6, 1847, at Kenwith Hot, England.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Rawlins born August 20, 1868;
  2. Emma Ann born December 23, 1869;
  3. Franklin born December 3, 1871, married Sarah E. Wing June 19, 1895;
  4. Harriet Elizabeth born March 13, 1874, married George H. Wing June 19, 1895;
  5. Julia born August 22, 1877;
  6. Lud born February 29, 1880, married Florence Gilchrest February 25, 1903;
  7. Dell Ray born October 17, 1883;
  8. Delia born October 17, 1883, married B. D. Lott November 18, 1903;
  9. Josephine born May 13, 1886;
  10. Clara M. born September 21, 1887;
  11. Isre Thomas born February 7, 1889.

Settled Lehi 1851, moved to Cedar City 1853 and back to Lehi in 1858. Indian war veteran. Counselor in deacons quorum 32 years.

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Jacobsen, Lars

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

(son of Jacob Larsen and Marie Larsen of Jutland, Denmark). Born October 26, 1833, Denmark. Came to Utah September 13, 1857, Chr. Christiansen handcart company.

Married:Inger Andrea Thompsen February 7, 1858, Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Thomas Andreasen and Sarah Louisa Johansen of Denmark), who was born 1829.
Their children:
  1. Lars born March 1859, married Sarah May Scott;
  2. Sarah born September 3, 1861, married Harry Williams;
  3. Marie born March 17, 1863, married Jasper Davis;
  4. Josephine born April 11, 1867, married George C. Scott Jr.;
  5. Brighamina born April 11, 1866, married Mads Johnsen;
  6. Caroline born January 3, 1869, died;
  7. Johnanna born June 24, 1871, died.

Family home Lake View, Utah.

Married:Marie Christensen May 3, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Mads Christensen and Annie Christina Halesen of Mt. Pleasant, Utah, pioneers 1862, ox team company). She was born February 6, 1855.
Their children:
  1. Christian born February 9, 1871, died;
  2. Annie Christina Marie born June 9, 1873, married William Christian Williamson;
  3. Emily born December 14, 1876, married Hyrum Clark Scott;
  4. Hyrum born January 30, 1878, died;
  5. Wilford born July 22, 1880, died;
  6. Albert born January 14, 1882, married Stella Collins;
  7. Parley Lewis born September 12, 1884, married Myrtle Grua;
  8. John born February 14, 1890, died;
  9. Dora Elmina born October 31, 1894.

Family home Lake View, Utah.

Member 70th quorum seventies; missionary to Minnesota 1883; high priest; ward teacher. Participated in Echo Canyon trouble. Farmer; stockraiser; fisherman. Died March 12, 1912. Lake View, Utah.

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Jacobsen, Lars

(son of Lars Jacobsen and Inger Thompson). Born March, 1859, Lake View, Utah.

Married:Sarah May Scott September 7, 1892, Manti, Utah (daughter George Comb Scott and Cornelia Kennedy of Lake View), who was born May 6, 1873.
Their children:
  1. Inger May born May 10, 1894;
  2. Cornelia born October 24, 1896;
  3. Frances Grace born August 11, 1899;
  4. Heneretta born November 19, 1902;
  5. Reva born March 30, 1907;
  6. Lola born October 23, 1909.

Family home Lake View, Utah.

High Priest; counselor in elders quorum; ward teacher. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Jacobsen, Lauritz

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Severine Jacobsen and Anna Marie Abrahamsen of Albeck, Denmark). Born February 2, 1844, in Denmark. Came to Utah September 23, 1862, C. A. Madson company.

Married:Matilda Nielsen April 4, 1867, Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Andrew Nielsen and Anna Mary of Slagalshe, Denmark). She was born May 18, 1850.
Their children:
  1. Anna Matilda, married John Watkin;
  2. Minna Marie;
  3. Lauritz, married Elizabeth Wright;
  4. Rosetta Elinore, married C. W. Glasier;
  5. Joseph William Hyrum, married Elizabeth Sim;
  6. George Albert, married Anna Lorena Jensen;
  7. Oscar Peter;
  8. Nephi Moroni, married America Wall;
  9. Wilford Alexander Benjamin;
  10. Rebecca Berdina Josephine, married Orson W. Badger;
  11. Rhoda Elizabeth, married Herbert Foutz;
  12. Olive Goldie born September 9, 1890;
  13. Hazel May born August 5, 1895.

Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

High Priest. Helped bring immigrants to Utah 1863 and 1868. Veteran Black Hawk war. Farmer.

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Jacobsen, Ole H.

(son of Hans Jacobsen of Kloutofte, Denmark, and Maren Hansdatter). Born January 1, 1853, at Kloutofte. Came to Utah, 1867.

Married:Rebecca D. Dutsen (daughter of John William Dutsen and Elizabeth Jane Cowley; former pioneer September 20, 1867.
Married:August 10, 1850, St. Louis, Missouri). She was born January 28, 1856.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ellen born May 8, 1879, married Christian C. Christensen;
  2. Ole William born October 5, 1880, married Silvia Alice Anderson October 4, 1905;
  3. Ida Jane born February 14, 1882, married Joshua Finlinson October 3, 1907;
  4. Maggie Ann born August 14, 1883;
  5. Eddie Matthias born November 28, 1884, married Sarah Delilah Anderson August 19, 1907;
  6. Elizabeth born October 9, 1886, married Lem Roper December 4, 1907;
  7. Nellie born February 14, 1888;
  8. Irvin Elmer born August 12, 1889;
  9. Joseph Alfred born October 13, 1891;
  10. Alma Evan born August 20, 1893;
  11. Ruby Rebecca born April 5, 1895.

Family home Oak City, Millard County, Utah.

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Jacobsen, Thomas E.

(son of Thomas Jacobsen and Anna M. Larson of Ebeltoft, Denmark, who came to Utah 1883). Born May 30, 1863.

Married:Elizabeth A. Mumford November 18, 1886. at Logan, Utah (daughter of Thomas Mumford and Elizabeth Moore of Salt Lake City, pioneers September 24, 1862. Homer Duncan company). She was born December 7, 1866, at Mill Creek, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Elman T. born January 27, 1888, died Infant;
  2. Anna E. born July 12, 1889, married Daniel C. Kesler;
  3. Marius J. born February 8, 1892;
  4. Joseph M. born June 24, 1896;
  5. Lillian M. born January 10, 1900;
  6. Wilford M. born January 29, 1909.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Jacques, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Alexander Jacques and Mary Durling of Aylesford, Nova Scotia). Born August 8, 1805, Nova Scotia. Came to Utah October 4, 1864, Orson Pratt and Horace S. Eldredge company.

Married:Sarah Farnsworth 1828, Aylesford, Nova Scotia (daughter of Daniel Farnsworth), who was born May 21, 1804.
Their children:
  1. Mary Jane, died;
  2. Jerusha Ann, married John Patterson;
  3. Susan, married George Mathew Dow Phillips;
  4. Daniel, died;
  5. George W., married Louisa Phillips;
  6. Caroline, married Zamira Palmer.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Shoemaker. Died at Provo, Utah.

Sources:

Jakeman, James Thomas

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of James Jakeman and Ann Field of Leeds, Yorkshire, England). Born August 28, 1863, at Leeds. Came to Utah September 1863, Daniel D. McArthur company.

Married:Ellen Lee 1888, Beaver, Utah (daughter of John P. Lee and Eliza Foscue of Beaver, pioneers 1858), who was born 1869.
Their children:
  1. Howard Lee, died;
  2. Cora Ellen, married Percy Block;
  3. James Franklin;
  4. Gladys Annetta, married Mr. Saunders;
  5. Spencer Wells.

Family home Beaver, Utah.

Married:Hulda Pauline Swanson 1900, Salt Lake City (daughter of August Swanson of Sweden), who was born July 5, 1880.
Their children:
  1. James Glen born 1901;
  2. Theodore G. born 1905.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Counselor in deacons quorum; recorder elders quorum; Sunday school teacher. Publisher.

Sources:

James, Abraham

(son of Abraham James of Kentucky). Born 1824. Came to Utah 1867, independent company.

Married:Elizabeth Jane Ragsdale who came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Louise M. R. born May 22, 1847, married William Powers;
  2. William Irvin, married Emily Hale;
  3. Augustus, married Sarah;
  4. Mary Jane, married Nathan Huckleby;
  5. James Marion;
  6. Margarett Elizabeth, married Mr. Thompson;
  7. Martha Ann, died;
  8. David, married Julia .

Elder. Died 1882, Flagstaff, Arizona.

Sources:

James, David, Jr.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of David James). Born November 6, 1833, in England. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Jane Humphreys 1851, in England, who was born November 29, 1835.
Their children:
  1. David W., married Permelia Home;
  2. Henry C., married Clara Home;
  3. Mary A., married Samuel O’Bray;
  4. Jennette, married Mark Spencer.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Seventy; bishop in Cache county. Plumber and gas fitter. Died April 27, 1909, at Salt Lake City.

Sources:

James, David W.

(son of David James, Jr., and Jane Humphreys). Born April 2, 1857, Draper, Utah.

Married:Permelia Home January 21, 1880, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Horne and M. Isabella Hales of Salt Lake City, pioneers October, 1847, John Taylor company). She was born December 9, 1856.
Their children:
  1. Minnie H. born October 12, 1880, married L. T. Whitney;
  2. David W., Jr., born May 27, 1883, married Mabel Wills;
  3. Cornelia born November 29, 1888, married H. L. Mulliner;
  4. Frank born September 29, 1890;
  5. Marie born June 1, 1894;
  6. Louise born December 19, 1907.

Seventy. Plumber and gas fitter.

Sources:

James, Joseph

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Thomas and Ann James of Pembrokeshire, South Wales). Born in 1798 in Pembrokeshire. Came to Utah September 24, 1854, Job Smith company.

Married:Sarah John, 1834, in Pembrokeshire (daughter of James John and Alice Sayse of Pembrokeshire, married in 1789 pioneers September 24, 1854, Job Smith company). She was born August 10, 1801.
Their children:
  1. Thomas John, married Emma Jones;
  2. Joseph, died.

Family home 10th ward. Salt Lake City.

Farmer and stockraiser. Died December 19, 1877.

Sources:

James, Thomas John

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Joseph James and Sarah John). Born October 31, 1835, in Pembrokeshire. Came to Utah September 24, 1864, Job Smith company.

Married:Emma Jones February 28, 1858, Salt Lake endowment house, Brigham Young officiating (daughter of Edward Jones of Manchester, England, pioneer 1852). She was born August 29, 1841.
Only child:
  1. Thomas Edward born December 7, 1858.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Elizabeth Newton November 18, 1864, Salt Lake City (daughter of James Newton and Elizabeth Blackburn of Manchester, England), who was born December 12, 1844.
Their children:
  1. Thomas Alma born August 12, 1865, married Maggie Syme;
  2. James Ammon born December 6, 1867, married Olive Judd;
  3. Joseph Irwin born January 28, 1870, married Martha Swaner;
  4. Elizabeth Amelia born April 19, 1872, married Amos Cardwell;
  5. Lilly Maria born July 11, 1876, married Edward Harris;
  6. Sarah Alice born December 22, 1877, married Brigham Vincent;
  7. Hyrum Ernest born August 31, 1880, Ada born July 28, 1882, and Adam Samuel born December 28, 1883, all died.

Family home Salt Lake.

Married:Mary E. Taylor August 31, 1887. Logan, Utah (daughter of Edward Taylor and Sarah Turner; first couple married in 10th ward, Salt Lake City pioneers 1862). She was born in 1864.
Only child:
  1. Eva May born September 6, 1894.

Elder and high priest, 10th ward, Salt Lake City. Worked on Salt Lake temple 16 months and public works for the church about three years; head carpenter and wagon maker for Brigham Young.

Sources:

James, Joseph

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

Born February 26, 1830, at Halse, Denmark. Came to Utah September 30, 1854, David Jones company.

Married:Sarah Holyoak October 3, 1854 (daughter of George Holyoak and Sarah Green; former pioneer September 30, 1854, Darwin Richardson company, latter died on plains en route). She was born August 4, 1835, and came to Utah with father.
Their children:
  1. Joseph H. born October 22, 1855, married Elizabeth Bloomfleld;
  2. William F. born April 30, 1857, married Julia E. Whitehead;
  3. George R. born May 4, 1859;
  4. Edward B. born December 11, 1860;
  5. Charles W. born September 9, 1862, married Eveline Backer March 18, 1887;
  6. Sarah H. born September 20, 1864, married Francis Rushton December 6, 1883;
  7. Mary E. born June 17, 1866, married Eleazer Jones October 7, 1887;
  8. Abinidi born March 28, 1869, married Edith Bowers April 29, 1891;
  9. Frederick born February 22, 1873;
  10. Heber born December 24, 1874;
  11. Hyrum R. born February 23, 1878;
  12. Harriot born January 14, 1881.
Sources:

James, William F.

(son of Joseph James and Sarah Holyoak). Born April 30, 1857, at Ogden, Utah.

Married:Julia E. Whitehead September 5, 1877, St. George, Utah (daughter of George Whitehead and Julia Morris), who was born February 19, 1860, Somersetshire, England.
Their children:
  1. William H. born June 14, 1878;
  2. Julia R. born October 6, 1879;
  3. George M. born March 4, 1882;
  4. Clara born November 8, 1888;
  5. Lillian born June 30, 1890;
  6. Evaline born Feb, 14, 1892;
  7. Florence born November 8, 1894;
  8. Pearl born November 8, 1896;
  9. Myrtle born November 8, 1898;
  10. Alfred born January 22, 1902;
  11. Laura born October 22, 1903.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

President and manager of James Coal & Ice company and the Pioneer Plate Ice plant.

Sources:

James, Rees D.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Howell James, born April 3, 1816, at Brecknockshire, and Mary Jones, born April 13, 1817, at Carmarthenshire, South Wales). Born December 31, 1842, at Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. Came to Utah September 5, 1866, Captain White company.

Married:Jane Hopla February 3, 1873 (daughter of John Hopla and Cathrine Edwards, pioneers Captain Stephenson company;
Married:in 1845 at Pembrokeshire). She was born November 12, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Harriet E. born December 14, 1873, married Robert Starling;
  2. Mary Ellen born November 20, 1875, married Niels Peter Larsen;
  3. David H. born January 22, 1877, married Mary Ann Sorenson;
  4. Howell born July 19, 1883;
  5. Rees William born October 3, 1886;
  6. Jane born December 6, 1888, married William Roundy.

Choir and band leader. Constable. President East Bench Water, Creamery and Canning company; director Spanish Fork Co-op.

Sources:

James, Sylvester

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Sherman James and Jane E. Manning of Salt Lake City, pioneers in September, 1847, Captain Eldredge company). Born March 1, 1835. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Mary Perkins January 31, 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of Franklin and Esther Perkins, pioneers 1848, A. Perkins company). She was born April 6, 1840, in Grundy county, Missouri.
Their children:
  1. William H. born October 28, 1866;
  2. Esther J. born February 14, 1869, married Henry Leggroan;
  3. Nellie born April 28, 1870, died aged 16;
  4. Sylvester born February 12, 1874, died infant;
  5. Albert S. born January 31, 1876, died infant;
  6. Nettie born July 29, 1877, married Louis Leggroan;
  7. Manissa born May 8, 1881, died infant;
  8. Mary born June 14, 1885, died infant.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Farmer.

Sources:

James, William

Note

He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1856 and was frozen to death in as a member of a handcart company.

(son of Lee James of Eckington, Worcestershire, England). Born in 1809 in Worcestershire. Frozen to death in 1856 at last crossing of Sweetwater river, Wyoming, on way to Utah.

Married:Jane Haines 1836, Pinvin, England, who was born January 1, 1815, Bristol Hampton, Worcestershire, and came to Utah November 10, 1856, James G. Willie handcart company.
Their children:
  1. Sarah born August 13, 1837, married Aaron Johnson;
  2. Emma born June 3, 1840, married Lorenzo Johnson;
  3. Reuben born June 15, 1842, married Sarah B. Allen;
  4. Mary Ann born December 16, 1844, married Jabez Dangerfield;
  5. Martha born June 8, 1846, married Benjamin Richmond;
  6. George born June 16, 1849, married Matilda Saunsasee, married Mary Elizabeth Wordsworth;
  7. John born July 12, 1852, married Elizabeth Warner, married Jenett McKinley;
  8. Janes born August 16, 1855, died on ocean;
  9. William Maud born May, 1862 (latter a son of Mathew Maud and Jane Haines by a later marriage).

Family home Provo, Utah.

Sources:

James, Reuben

(son of William James and Jane Haines). Born June 15, 1842, Pinvin, England. Came to Utah in 1856 with mother.

Married:Sarah B. Allen February 20, 1878. St. George, Utah (daughter of William Allen, who died on plains). She was born February 24, 1835, and came to Utah in 1852.

High Priest; pioneer to St. George. Badly frozen on the plains. Farmer.

Sources:

James, George

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of William James and Jane Haines). Born June 16, 1849, Pinvin, England. Came to Utah November 10, 1856, with mother.

Married:Matilda Sausasee in April, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of Louis Saunsasee and Rebecca Fawcett of Provo, Utah; pioneers 1850). She was born in 1852.
Their children:
  1. Estella born March 26, ____, married Warren Fenn;
  2. Albert, married Elizabeth Snyder;
  3. Louis, married Annie Davis;
  4. Susie and Emma, died.
Married:Mary Elizabeth Wordsworth September 23, 1883, Springville, Utah (daughter of William Wordsworth and Nancy Ann Vance of Lehi, Utah; pioneers July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company). She was born February 9, 1854.
Their children:
  1. Glenn Lee born January 2, 1887;
  2. Annie Elizabeth born September 20, 1889, married Earl Clark;
  3. Willis born February 14, 1892, married Lorena Carlson;
  4. Leo born August 8, 1894;
  5. Clarence born November 26, 1897;
  6. Minnie born February 7, 1899.

Family home Pleasant View, Utah.

Elder. Pioneer of Pleasant View in 1872. Teamster farmer and horticulturist.

Sources:

Jameson, Charles

Born in Scotland; came to Utah 1847, contingent Mormon Battalion company.

Married:Mary Shadrick, who died while crossing plains
Their children:
  1. Julia Ann, married Jehu Blackburn;
  2. Mary Ann, married James Hirors;
  3. Alexander;
  4. Lucinda, married Hyrum Woolsey;
  5. Susann, married Jehu Blackburn;
  6. Margarett, David and Agesee, died;
  7. Hyrum, married Rhoda Foy;
  8. Charlotte, married Mr. Hubbs.

Wounded at Hauns Mill massacre in Missouri and died at Minersville, Utah.

Sources:

Janes, Jacob

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Joseph Janes and Elizabeth Cavil of Abertillery, Monmouthshire, England). Born February 18, 1844 Carston, Somersetshire, England. Came to Utah 1866, William Henry Chipman company.

Married:Mary Ann Harrison January 11, 1869, Salt Lake Endowment House (daughter of Ralph Harrison and Mary Jane Edmonds pioneers 1866, Joseph S. Rawlins company) who was born July 2, 1847. Came to Utah with her parents.
Their children:
  1. Allice Elizabeth, married Frank W. Owen;
  2. Mary Eliza, married Alma L. Sargent;
  3. Jacob Ralph, married Margaret Lavrina Jacobsen;
  4. Emily Louisa, married William O. Dearley;
  5. Edith Frances, married Zachariah W. Israelsen;
  6. Susan Annie;
  7. Ruth Ellen;
  8. Caroline Sarah, married George F. Ellsworth;
  9. Joseph Cavil, died child;
  10. Clara Ann, married Sargent A. Rice;
  11. Royal Benjamin;
  12. Viola, died child.

Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Member 27th quorum seventies; president branch of Coalville ward. Grass Creek, Summit stake. Worked on Salt Lake tabernacle 1866. Engineer of mines at Grass Creek. Worked on telegraph line from The Muddy to Green River, 1866, and on railroad in Echo Canyon.

Sources:

Janney, Thomas A.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1857.

(son of James Janney and Maggie Gillespie of Virginia). Born July 26, 1816, in Virginia. Came to Utah in 1857.

Married:Mary Anna Whittaker August 14, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of Isaac Whittaker and Sarah Hemison of Salt Lake City, pioneers October 14, 1850, Wilford Woodruff company). She was born July 2, 1840.
Their children:
    1. M., married Maggie Player;
  1. William H., married Lou K. Gibson;
  2. Frank G., married Flower B. Player;
  3. George W.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Bookkeeper and accountant. Died December 15, 1881.

Sources:

Janney, E. M.

(son of Thomas A. Janney and Mary Anna Whittaker). Born June 21, 1860, Salt Lake City.

Married:Maggie Player June 21, 1887, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Player and Nancy Hamer of Salt Lake City). She was born in November, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Maggie born June 11, 1888, married William M. McDonald;
    1. born August 2, 1893;
  2. Vivian born July 23, 1897.

Family home Salt Lake City.

City marshal; turnkey at state penitentiary; detective police force Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Jansen, John A.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Johnsen Jansen of Norway). Born September 19, 1792, in Norway. Came to Utah in September, 1863, with the Dorius company.

Married:Andrea Petersen in Norway (daughter of Amon Petersen and Andrea Munsen, of Norway), who was born March 3, 1829.
Their children:
  1. Matilda, married John G. Jorgensen;
  2. Josephine, married N. L. Christensen;
  3. Joseph Y., married Margaret Andersen;
  4. Maria, died;
  5. Amanda, married Andrew C. Nelsen;
  6. Julia, died;
  7. Amelia, married Fred Christensen;
  8. Hannah, married Hiram Brimhall;
  9. Anna, died.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Member seventies; missionary to Norway. Sea captain; farmer. Died June 6, 1872.

Sources:

Jardine, James

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Richard Jardine and Sarah Wilson of East Killbride, Lanark, Scotland). Born May 6, 1819, East Killbride. Came to Utah September 16, 1859, Edward Stevenson company.

Married:Isabella White July 17, 1840, East Killbride. Scotland (daughter of John White and Isabella Scott of East Killbride), who was born June 14, 1822.
Their children:
  1. Isabel born July 1, 1841, married William Simpson;
  2. Sarah born June 1, 1843, died July 29, 1851;
  3. Janie born March 9, 1845, died July 19, 1846;
  4. Elizabeth born January 25, 1847, married Charles Shumway;
  5. Richard F. born December 30, 1848, married Luna Elsworth;
  6. Janie born July 21, 1851, died November 29, 1853;
  7. James born September 10, 1854, died August 18, 1855;
  8. Mary born June 22, 1856, married Jacob Gibson;
  9. Isadora born April 21, 1858, married Hyrum Thompson;
  10. Margaret born March 21, 1860, married Thomas Moore;
  11. John born March 19, 1863, died September 5, 1864;
  12. William H. born February 11, 1865, married Georgina L. Morrison.

Family home Taylor ward, Utah.

Farmer. Died August 7, 1891, West Weber, Utah.

Sources:

Jardine, William H.

(son of James Jardine and Isabella White). Born February 11, 1865, Wellsville, Utah.

Married:Georgina L. Morrisen February 11, 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter of Jens Morrisen and Dorothy Larsen of Denmark), who was born August 26, 1864.
Their children:
  1. Minnie I. born August 23, 1886;
  2. James E. born December 16, 1888, in. Ida R. Barton;
  3. Dorothy E. born March 14, 1891;
  4. Margaret A. born September 21, 1894;
  5. Mary H. born December 20, 1896;
  6. Florence born July 21, 1900;
  7. William H. born August 11, 1906.

Family home West Weber, Utah.

Member 64th quorum seventies; missionary to Central states 1897-99; high priest; bishop’s counselor; bishop Taylor ward. Farmer.

Sources:

Jardine, John

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Richard Jardine of Minnagaff, Scotland, born 1792, and Sarah Wilson of Townhill, Scotland, born August 2, 1786). Born October 31, 1830, at Middlequarter, Scotland. Came to Utah September 17, 1859, Edward Stevenson company.

Married:Agnes Beveridge August 15, 1851, Parkhead, Scotland (daughter of John Beveridge and Mary Burns of Parkhead), who was born May 29, 1829. Came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Sarah born December 7, 1854, married Charles Shumway September 1874;
  2. John B. born November 24, 1856, married Marinda Homer January 1, 1880;
  3. Richard H. born September 10, 1858, married Emily Homer September 17, 1879;
  4. James B. born December 6, 1860, married Annie S. Heggie September 17, 1884;
  5. Agnes B. born March 23, 1863, married Charles Shumway September 17, 1879;
  6. Mary B. born April 1, 1865, married Alma Jenson;
  7. William B. born December 17, 1867, married Mary E. Fife.

Family home Wellsville, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Griffiths July 1884, Logan, Utah (daughter of John and Theo Griffiths), who was born July 23, 1866, Clarkston, Utah.

Acting bishop of Wellsville ward 1875-76; bishop of Clarkston ward 1876-1902; patriarch. Farmer. Died August 8, 1903, Clarkston, Utah.

Sources:

Jardine, John B.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of John Jardine and Agnes Beveridge). Born November 24, 1856, at St. Johns, Illinois. Came to Utah September 17, 1859, Edward Stevenson company.

Married:Marinda Homer January 1, 1880, Salt Lake City (daughter of Russell K. Homer and Elija Thornton, Salt Lake City, pioneers 1858, Russell K. Homer company). She was born January 18, 1861.
Their children:
  1. John P. born January 9, 1881, married Ellen Clark;
  2. Russell K. born April 16, 1886, married Effie Clark;
  3. Lilly born November 19, 1889;
  4. Irene born September 24, 1892;
  5. Leo born June 8, 1895;
  6. William H. born March 30, 1898;
  7. James E. born February 9, 1900.

Family home Clarkston, Utah.

School trustee. Farmer.

Sources:

Jardine, James B.

Note

He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1860 arriving in a handcart company.

(son of John Jardine and Agnes Beveridge). Born December 6, 1860, at Wellsville, Utah.

Married:Annie S. Heggie September 17, 1884 (daughter of Andrew W. Heggie and Annie T. Stewart; former came to Utah 1860, handcart company). She was born November 20, 1865.
Their children:
  1. James born June 2, 1885, married Margaret Buttars April 17, 1907;
  2. Annie born February 17, 1888, married Herman Thompson December 11, 1907;
  3. Andrew born December 18, 1889;
  4. Agnes born March 6, 1892;
  5. Lottie born December 8, 1894;
  6. Electa H. born September 25, 1896;
  7. Peru H. born October 26, 1898;
  8. John S. born March 20, 1901;
  9. La Reu born October 5, 1903.

Family home Clarkston, Utah.

President deacons quorum 1877; home missionary 1877-81; president of YMMIA, 1881-85; bishop of Trenton ward 1885-88. Moved to Clarkston 1889; missionary to Great Britain 1889-91; 1st assistant Sunday school superintendent; secretary of Sunday school; first counselor to Samuel Roskelly high priests quorum Penson stake five years; now president high priests quorum of Clarkston ward; superintendent Sunday school at Clarkston ward two years. Member Clarkston town board six years; justice of peace four years; school trustee six years.

Sources:

Jaspersen, Jens

Born March 14, 1809, Jylew, Denmark. Died 1854, on Missouri river while en route to Utah.

Married:Maria Hansen. who was born September 12, 1809. Gaverslund, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Catherine;
  2. Hans;
  3. Yearn.

Family first resided Fort Ephraim, San Pete county; moved to Provo, later to Goshen, Utah.

Sources:

Jaspersen, Hans

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Jens Jaspersen and Maria Hansen). Born August 5, 1843, Uhlan, Denmark. Came to Utah October 8, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen company.

Married:Marinda Christena Ipsen November 6, 1864, Goshen, Utah (daughter of Andrew and Christena Maria Ipsen; former died on ocean 1853; latter came to Utah September 30, 1853, John Forsgren company).
Their children:
  1. Julia Maria born December 5, 1865, married Peter Okelberry January 28, 1886;
  2. Marinda Christena born February 22, 1868, married Peter Peterson December 20, 1892;
  3. Mary Ellen born August 20, 1870 (died September 15, 1905), married William Finch October 10, 1888;
  4. Lydia Catherine born February 6, 1873, married Alva Moore February 3, 1897;
  5. Annie Matilda born June 11, 1875, married Walter Manlove May 18, 1898;
  6. Minnie Margaret born January 28, 1878, married Albert Manlove;
  7. Alma Hans born April 16, 1881, married Rhoda Manlove May 11, 1904;
  8. James Andrew born January 1, 1884, died March 18, 1884;
  9. Stephen Johnson born June 28, 1885, married Emma Stark November 2, 1910;
  10. Joseph Brigham born March 24, 1889, died Infant.

Family home Goshen, Utah.

Married:Laura Alice Dean April 8, 1889 (daughter of James and Esther Dean of Virginia), widow of Jefferson Horton whom she had married in Virginia December 26, 1878.
To this union were born:
  1. Gastan S. born October 1, 1879, died November 18, 1884;
  2. James A. born April 18, 1881, died November 13, 1884;
  3. Oscar F. born October 8, 1882, married Annie Thomas;
  4. Belva Ann born October 14, 1884, married Edd Rudd. She was born March 29, 1857, in Virginia.
Their children:
  1. Esther Jasperson born January 16, 1890, died March 8, 1910;
  2. Calvin Joseph born November 1, 1893;
  3. Dean born September 18, 1896.

Family resided at Virginia and Goshen, Utah.

High Priest; seventy; assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1864; assisted in the “move” South 1858. Pioneer to Ephraim, Utah.

Sources:

Jeffs, Richard

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

Born in England. Came to Utah 1862. Captain Murdock company.

His child:
  1. William Walker, married Emma Summers.
Sources:

Jeffs, William Walker

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Richard Jeffs). Born in England. Came to Utah October, 1862, Captain Murdock company.

Married:Emma Summers 1853, in England (daughter of Richard and Ann Summers of England, pioneers), who was born 1832.
Their children:
  1. Arthur James born May 17, 1855, married Lucinda Seely;
  2. Ephraim Rastus, married Miss Zabriskie;
  3. Elizabeth, married Louis Buntz;
  4. Lorenzo, married Harriet Fauscott.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Married:David V. Bennett 1864. Manti, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Annie Jane, married Fred Nicholas;
  2. Emma Rosetta, married Riley Pace.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Seventy; president Staffordshire branch in England. Died September, 1862, Laramie, Wyoming.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah incorrectly identifes a David V. Bennett as a spouse. Clearly this was an editorial mistake and not fixed before publication.

Sources:

Jeffs, Arthur James

(son of William Walker Jeffs and Emma Summers). Born May 17, 1855, in England.

Married:Lucinda Seely December 12, 1876, Mt. Pleasant, Utah (daughter of William Stewart Seely and Elizabeth DeHart of Mt. Pleasant, pioneers September 29, 1847, John Taylor company). She was born November 1, 1859.
Their children:
  1. William Arthur born March 12, 1878, married Sarah A. Stott;
  2. Moroni Raymond born March 6, 1881, married Merlie Bouldin;
  3. Emma Elizabeth born October 24, 1883, married Alford D. Dixon;
  4. Alice Seely born August 12, 1886;
  5. George Nephi born April 5, 1889;
  6. Jimmie Clifford born January 26, 1891;
  7. Elmer born August 26, 1895;
  8. Ada Fay born April 19, 1897;
  9. Jella Lucinda born December 1, 1899;
  10. Dustin Valjane born April 21, 1902.

Family home Castle Dale, Utah.

Elder. Fruitgrower and stockraiser.

Sources:

Jefferies, William

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1861. Mayor of Granstville, Utah.

(son of William Jefferies, born October 20, 1808, and Lita Flower, born February 19, 1804, of Somersetshire, England. Married 1827). He was born March 8, 1831, at Goodeaves, Somersetshire, England. Came to Utah September 23, 1861, with Ansel P. Harmon company.

Married:Mary Frances Ould April 3, 1861 (daughter of William Ould and Mary Fox, who was born May 29, 1840; Mary Fox was a pioneer September 23, 1861, with Joseph W. Young company, married 1830, at Lelant, Cornwall, England).
Their children:
  1. William Ould born February 12, 1862, married Emma Jane Clark February 19, 1885;
  2. Mary Frances born October 31, 1863, married Joseph R. Olsen, June 19, 1889;
  3. James Frederic born November 1, 1865;
  4. Richard born November 29, 1867, married Jane E. Rydalch, November 26, 1890;
  5. Franklin born October 3, 1869;
  6. Lita born September 11, 1871;
  7. Matilda born April 28, 1873, married Mahonri M. Stookey September 24, 1896;
  8. Frederic born March 25, 1875;
  9. Albert born September 6, 1876, married Maud M. Boshard September 11, 1901;
  10. Henry born March 11, 1879, married Edith E. Cooley September 10, 1902;
  11. Murray born June 23, 1881, married Martha M. Hunter January 21, 1903;
  12. Sarah born November 10, 1884.

Family home Grantsville, Utah.

Married:Mary Fox March 17, 1865, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Richard Fox). She was born March 14, 1809, at Lelant, Cornwall, England.

Settled at Grantsville, Tooele county. Tithing clerk 1861-78; president elders quorum 1864; member of bishopric 1869-73; chosen second counselor to President Francis M. Lyman Tooele stake 1877; superintendent Sunday schools of Tooele stake 1882-88; member presidency high priests of Tooele stake 1882-88. First postmaster 1866-78; city councilman; mayor two terms, 1879 and 1881. Assisted in establishing Grantsville Co-op, store March 1869 of which he was secretary and treasurer, and in 1882 became manager.

Sources:

Jenkins, Evan

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

Born June 22, 1817, Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, South Wales. Came to Utah 1861, Homer Duncan company.

Married:Ann Davis, who was born February 8, 1823. Came to Utah 1861, Homer Duncan independent company.
Their children:
  1. John, married Mary Oviatt;
  2. Ann, married John Steed;
  3. Moroni, married Martha Benson;
  4. William, married Margaret Jane Glover;
  5. Sarah Ellen, died;
  6. Juliette, married Lemuel Rice;
  7. Henry, married Catharine Rice;
  8. Mary, married Will Smith;
  9. Margaret, married Allie Lamb, David, married Mary Porter.

Family home Farmington, Utah.

Sources:

Jenkins, John

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Drove oxteam across the plains seven times. One of first settlers in Cache Valley 1869.

(son of Evan Jenkins and Ann Davis). Born May 8, 1845, at Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, Wales.

Married:Mary Oviatt December 28, 1867, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Ira Oviatt and Ruth Bennett, pioneers 1851, Independent company). She was born February 1, 1850, at Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Their children:
  1. John F. born September 13, 1868, married Mary Haskell March 17, 1890;
  2. William E. born September 14, 1870, married Lena Weber October, 1901;
  3. Alice born September 28, 1872; married Chris. Christensen March 7, 1894;
  4. Eva born October 9, 1874, died October 6, 1887;
  5. Lewis I. born January 4, 1877, married Mary Ann Griffin December 16, 1898;
  6. Ruth born September 27, 1878;
  7. Edmund D. born September 2, 1880, married Elvena Hansen March 27, 1902;
  8. Rosabel born June 11, 1884, married Leroy Sparks March 27, 1902;
  9. Rhoda born December 18, 1886, died May 11, 1889;
  10. Philip born December 15, 1889, married Ida Haderlie, September 1912.
Married:Ann Clarke at Salt Lake City (daughter of Amos Clarke and Ann Johnston). She was born March 18, 1856.
Their children:
  1. John Henry born October 3, 1874, died January 30, 1875;
  2. David Robert (twin), born January 18, 1876, died infant;
  3. Sarah Ann (twin), born January 18, 1876, died infant;
  4. Mary Elizabeth born July 30, 1877, died infant;
  5. Sophora born November 25, 1879, married Eli Hansen December 19, 1902;
  6. Junius F. born September 28, 1881, married Mary Ann Peterson March 24, 1909;
  7. Ida born July 21, 1884, married Arthur Crookston June 6, 1906;
  8. Stella born January 16, 1887, married Carl Jorgensen February 20, 1907;
  9. George Edgar, died infant;
  10. and Edna Almira born November 5, 1890, died infant;
  11. Lorin Amos born January 7, 1892;
  12. Archie A. born May 1, 1894;
  13. Veneta born September 23, 1896;
  14. Donald Thomas born June 19, 1899;
  15. Spencer Samuel born February 7, 1902.
Married:Maria Jensen October 12, 1882, Salt Lake City (daughter of Hans and Maren Jensen), who was born August 9, 1863, while parents were crossing the plains.
Their children:
  1. James Oliver born August 10, 1884, married Maria Stevens July 20, 1904;
  2. Marian Lorena born November 16, 1886, died child;
  3. Peter Moroni born March 19, 1889;
  4. John Raymond born May 15, 1891;
  5. Ann Olivia born October 2, 1893;
  6. Wilford Lorenza born November 12, 1895;
  7. David Seymore born May 13, 1898;
  8. Media Lucile born May 28, 1900;
  9. Lavon born September 17, 1903;
  10. Burton born February 8, 1909.

Family home Newton, Utah.

Missionary to Wales 1882-83; high priest; counselor to Bishop William H. Griffin. Took part in early Indian troubles. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah; drove oxteam across the plains seven times. One of first settlers in Cache Valley 1869.

Sources:

Jenkins, Evan

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Mormon Pioneer of 1858.

(son of David Jenkins, born 1814, Llandwr, South Wales, and Anna Evans, born June 9, 1820, Merthyr Tydfll, South Wales, married 1841). He was born May 18, 1849, Cwm Batch, Galmorganshire, South Wales. Came to Utah September 20, 1858, Captain Loveland company.

Married:Ann Williams (daughter of David Williams and Sarah Ludwig of Llanelly, Caermarthenshire, South Wales; latter came to Utah 1869, Elias Morris company). She was born February 8, 1854, and came to Utah with mother.
Their children:
  1. Evan born June 14, 1878, married Alice Hawkins;
  2. Sarah born March 27, 1880, married William J. Powell;
  3. Anna born February 26, 1882, married David Crowther;
  4. David born May 11, 1884;
  5. Mary Ann born July 23, 1886, married Henry J. Thomas;
  6. Rachael born April 24, 1889;
  7. Vida born March 2, 1891;
  8. Esther born January 7, 1893;
  9. Samuel born October 3, 1894.

Family home Samaria, Oneida County, Idaho.

Married:Sarah Jenkins March 18, 1903, Logan, Utah (daughter of John Jenkins and Ann Deer), who was born January 28, 1860, Swansey, Glamorganshire, South Wales.

Peace officer four years. First counselor to Bishop Daniel E. Price of Samaria ward.

Sources:

Jenkins, James

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(son of Thomas Jenkins and Mary Thomas of South Wales). Born October, 1817, South Wales. Came to Utah October 1854, Dorr P. Curtis company.

Married:Elizabeth Davis 1843, Llanelly, Wales (daughter of John Davis of Wales), who was born 1807.
Their children:
  1. Jane, married Andrew W. Cooley;
  2. John, married Rosella Morris;
  3. William, married Fannie Hirst.

Family home West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Elder; block teacher. Farmer and stockraiser. Died March 6, 1904.

Sources:

Jenkins, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of James Jenkins and Elizabeth Davis). Born May 27, 1846, Llanelly, South Wales. Came to Utah September 4, 1854, Captain Richards company.

Married:Rozella Morris November 25, 1870, Salt Lake City, by Bishop Hoagland (daughter of George Morris and Hannah Newberry of Ohio, pioneers 1848). She was born March 29, 1848.
Their children:
  1. John M. born April 21, 1873, married Florence Brown;
  2. Zina E. born March 2, 1875, married Valton M. Pratt;
  3. George E. born April 11, 1877, married Elma Stogell, married Rozella Brown;
  4. Ada R. born September 20, 1878, married Frank L. Clark;
  5. Arthur V. born July 23, 1880, married Grace Moss;
  6. Mary M. born March 16, 1885, married Everett Watrous;
  7. Viola P. born December 18, 1892.

Family home Pleasant Green, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Elder. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Jenkins, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of James Jenkins and Elizabeth Davis). Born October 7, 1848, South Wales. Came to Utah October 1854, Dorr P. Curtis company.

Married:Fanny Hirst December 20, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Hirst and Charlotte Brook of Yorkshire, England, pioneers August 26, 1868, Hans Jensen Hals company). She was born May 10, 1852.
Their children:
  1. John W. born December 13, 1870, married Harriet Davis;
  2. Hannah E. born January 1, 1873, died aged 6;
  3. Sarah J. born April 1, 1875, married Leroy Morris;
  4. Fanny G. born August 26, 1877, died infant;
  5. James H. born June 30, 1880, married Helma Ek;
  6. Annetta Eve born December 5, 1882, married A. W. Exstrand;
  7. Mary C. born July 9, 1885, married W. H. Smith;
  8. Henry A. born August 23, 1887, married Pearl Smith;
  9. Amos B. born November 16, 1889, married Edith Wagner;
  10. Thaddeus born December 25, 1892, died infant;
  11. Annis born July 18, 1894.

Family resided in Salt Lake County, Utah.

Member 8th quorum seventies; high priest, missionary to Indiana 1896-97; block teacher; president YMMIA. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Jenkins, James Hardy

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of John Jenkins and Ellen Hardy of Stirlingshire, Scotland). Born July, 1822. Came to Utah October 1863.

Married:Jeanett Laird 1842 (daughter of Charles Laird). She was born 1822.
Their children:
  1. John Laird born January 17, 1844, married Emma Louisa Taylor, married Annie Maria Sorenson;
  2. Charles born October, 1845, married Mary Conover;
  3. Jane, married William Stewart;
  4. Ellen, married John Finch;
  5. Henry, married Emma Stanfield;
  6. Elizabeth, married Heber Stanfield;
  7. Jeanette, Agnes, James, Margeret, James, Isabel, latter six died young.
Married:Miriam Saunders 1880, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. William born January 1882, married Lucile Cook;
  2. Francis M.;
  3. Robert Lusie.

Family home Goshen, Utah.

High Priest. Died February, 1891, Salt Lake City; buried at Goshen.

Sources:

Jenkins, John Laird

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of James Hardy Jenkins and Jeanett Laird). Born January 17, 1844, in Scotland. Came to Utah October, 1863.

Married:Emma Louisa Taylor (daughter of George Taylor and Louisa Gwyther, Candle Green, Gloucestershire, England).

She was born August 13, 1854, Parish Besley, England, and came to Utah October 3, 1862, Captain Duncan company.

Their children:
  1. Emma Louisa born June 23, 1872, died;
  2. Jeanett Laird born September 6, 1874, married Charles H. Wentz;
  3. James Hardy born November 20, 1876, married Mary Elizabeth Bucklar;
  4. Son born July 28, 1878, died;
  5. Alice Taylor born August 28, 1879, married Lars L. Olsen;
  6. Lucy Jane born December 2, 1881, married Peter N. Anderson;
  7. Louisa Gwyther born July 2, 1883, died;
  8. John Laird born March, 1885, died;
  9. George Taylor born July 10, 1888;
  10. Joseph born March 13, 1892;
  11. Hyrum born March 13, 1892;
  12. Junis Paxman born June 13, 1894;
  13. Hattie Eva born April 10, 1896;
  14. May Afton born May 30, 1899.
Married:Annie Maria Sorenson November, 1878, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jeppa Sorenson and Catherine Ceila Johnson, Koosharem, Utah). She was born April 26, 1859.
Their children:
  1. Annie Maria born July 9, 1880, died;
  2. Catherine Ceila born July 16, 1882, married Albert Earl Davis;
  3. Henry J. born April 24, 1886, died;
  4. David William born May, 1887, died;
  5. Isabell born June 28, 1888;
  6. Wilford W. born April 28, 1892;
  7. Gilbert born July 14, 1895;
  8. Jennie Marretta born May 6, 1900.

Family home Goshen, Utah.

Member of presidency of 15th quorum of seventies; missionary to Scotland 1889-1890; counselor to Bishop Peter Okelberry, Goshen ward; superintendent of Sunday school; counselor to president YMMIA. School trustee. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1866. Worked on St. George temple. Carpenter; miner; farmer. Died May 22, 1905.

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Jenkins, James Hardy

(son of John Laird Jenkins and Emma Louisa Taylor). Born November 20, 1876, Goshen, Utah.

Married:Mary Elizabeth Bucklar June 24, 1908, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Bucklar of Burton Overy, and Jane Fant of Swineshead, Lincolnshire, England). She was born November 9, 1876.
Their children:
  1. Ruth Mary born February 18, 1910;
  2. John Laird born December 6, 1911;
  3. Pearl Fant born June 8, 1912.

Missionary to Missouri 1902-04; bishop Grand View ward; secretary elders quorum, Goshen, Utah. Fruit raising; mining.

Sources:

Jenkins, Lewis

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Thomas Jenkins and Margaret Griffeth, Glamorganshire, South Wales). Born March 28, 1834, in Glamorganshire. Came to Utah 1859.

Married:Eliza Ann Harrison May 22, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Isaac Harrison and Hanna Dore of Belper, Derbyshire, England, came to Utah 1879). She was born November 24, 1840.
Their children:
  1. Lewis R. born April 2, 1871, married Laura Cynthia Moench December 22, 1899;
  2. Rosa, married Louis Beason Bingham;
  3. Eliza Ann;
  4. William, died young;
  5. Thomas, married Florence Turner;
  6. Clara Jane;
  7. Margaret;
  8. George Albert, married Lillian Malquist.

Family home Plain City, Utah.

Member 64th quorum seventies; president YMMIA; first assistant Sunday school superintendent. Justice of peace. Farmer. Died July 30, 1903.

Sources:

Jenkins, Lewis Robert

(son of Lewis Jenkins and Eliza Ann Harrison). Born April 2, 1871, Plain City.

Married:Laura Cynthia Moench December 22, 1899, Salt Lake City (daughter of Louis F. Moench and Ruthinda Eveline Hill of Ogden, Utah). She was born September 13, 1875.
Their children:
  1. Genevieve Eliza born November 22, 1900;
  2. Lewis Rulon born September 12, 1902;
  3. Laurence William born November 6, 1904;
  4. Gwendolyn born June 28, 1907;
  5. Ruthinda La Rue born March 26, 1909;
  6. Donald Moench born August 7, 1911, died young;
  7. Donna Mae born November 4, 1912.

Family home Plain City, Utah.

One of presidents 87th quorum seventies; missionary to Hawaiian Islands 1895-99; assistant Sunday school superintendent; first counselor and secretary YMMIA; secretary elders and seventies quorums. Farmer.

Sources:

Jenkins, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of David Jenkins and Jane Fergeson of Lancaster county, Pennsylvania). Born 1808 in Lancaster county. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Joanna Marshall April 19, 1838, in Lancaster county (daughter of Joseph Marshall and Joanna Halzel of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). She was born April 21, 1816.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

High priest. Blacksmith and farmer. Died December 3, 1893.

Sources:

Jenkins, Thomas

(son of John Jenkins and Hannah Cartwright of Herefordshire, England). Born September 18, 1829, in Herefordshire. Came to Utah September 22, 1848, Lorenzo Snow company.

Married:Anna Smith January 16, 1851 (daughter of Thomas Smith, pioneer John Young company). She was born December 2, 1833.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann, married Richard G. Lambert;
  2. Alice, married David L. Dean;
  3. Sarah J., married Abraham H. Cannon;
  4. Annie, married Frank Wilcox;
  5. John A., Eva, George born. Thomas W., last four died.
Married:Mary R. Avery October 27, 1856, Salt Lake City (daughter of Erastus and Jerusa Avery), who was born October 19, 1834.
Their children:
  1. William E., married Maria Kimball;
  2. Sophia, married W. A. Aubrey;
  3. Rachel (deceased), married Charles Slade;
  4. Thomas H., married Minnie Moffat;
  5. Cyrus F., married Matilda Burrows;
  6. Maud, married J. U. Eldredge, Jr.;
  7. Joseph J., Jerusa A., James A., latter three died.
Married:Mary A. Fuller December 22, 1866, at Salt Lake City. No children.
Married:Mahala Elmer December 19, 1870. Salt Lake City (daughter of Edward Elmer and Elizabeth Ann Blundon of Suffolk, England). She was born December 12, 1847. Came to Utah 1870.
Their children:
  1. Edward Elmer, married Elizabeth Cutler;
  2. Harrison E., married Julia Wieser;
  3. Rose, married Carl A, Badger;
  4. Emily, married David A. Smith.
Married:Mary Buckley at Salt Lake City.
Only child:
  1. May (deceased), married Albert B. Needham.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High Priest; bishop of 4th ward. City councilman. Contractor; stockraiser. Died at Salt Lake City October 21, 1905.

Sources:

Jenkins, Edward Elmer

(son of Thomas Jenkins and Mahala Elmer). Born November 25, 1873, at Salt Lake City.

Married:Elizabeth Cutler October 14, 1897, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John C. Cutler and Elizabeth Taylor of England). She was born October 5, 1874.
Their children:
  1. Elmer C. born October 6, 1898;
  2. Irving E. born March 12, 1902;
  3. Harold C. born December 28, 1905;
  4. John C. born May 3, 1908.

Missionary to England 1898-1901; high priest. Member firm Ashton & Jenkins, real estate dealers.

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Jenkinson, Samuel, Wilford

(son of Noah Jenkinson and Hannah Smith of Oldham, Lancashire, England; came to Utah May, 1878). Born December 18, 1851. Came to Utah October 14, 1850.

Married:Sophia M. Hardy May 21, 1878, Salt Lake City (daughter of Leonard Wilford Hardy and Sophia Lois Goodridge of Salt Lake City, pioneers October 14, 1850, Wilford Woodruff company). She was born April 21, 1856, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Wilford born September 17, 1879, died infant;
  2. Frank N. born April 21, 1881, married Edna M. Hemphill;
  3. Florence S. born January 21, 1883, married Fred Jacobson;
  4. Samuel W. born May 30, 1886, married Susie Johnson;
  5. Lena V. born September 16, 1888, died infant;
  6. Isabel born October 22, 1890, died infant;
  7. Joseph A. born October 22, 1890;
  8. Alma H. born December 13, 1892;
  9. Leonard H. born February 19, 1895;
  10. Harold H. born October 18, 1896, died child;
  11. Wallace H. born April 8, 1899.

Family resided Smithfield and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Chaplain state legislature; superintendent home for the blind; justice of the peace, Smithfield, and member city council. Superintendent 20th ward Sunday school, Salt Lake City.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah mistakenly states that he came to Utah in 1850 but was born in 1851.

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Jenne, Benjamin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Prince Elisha Jenne and Olive Lincoln). Born May 16, 1806. Came to Utah 1848, George Snyder company.

Married:Sarah Snyder January 20, 1830 (daughter of Isaac Snyder and Louisa Comestock of New York). She was born April 11, 1813.
Their children:
  1. Hyrum;
  2. Isaac;
  3. Louisa born June 15, 1832, married Jared Curtis Roundy;
  4. Olive born October 1, 1835, married William Peck;
  5. Chester;
  6. Sarah Jane born September 11, 1839, married George Q. Cannon;
  7. Roseanna, married Peter Hanson;
  8. Maria;
  9. Brigham;
  10. William H. born April 22, 1848, married Minnetta Johnson;
  11. Robert;
  12. Lucy.

Died in Idaho in 1897.

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Jensen, Andrew

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

Born February, 1810, Klotofte, Denmark. Came to Utah 1860.

Married:Methei Catherine Nilsen, Copenhagen, Denmark, who was born May 22, 1810, in Denmark, came to Utah with husband, and died August 14, 1878.

Died November 29, 1883.

Sources:

Jensen, Andrew Nielson

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Neils Jensen and Gunilla Erlandsen of Sweden). Born May 7, 1829, Herestad, Sweden. Came to Utah October 5, 1864, Isaac Canfield company.

Married:Caroline Nielson in October 1860, at Malmo, Sweden (daughter of Ola Nielson and Petronilla Larsdatter of Malmo). She was born August 25, 1839.
Their children:
  1. Gunilla born December 18, 1861, died while crossing the Atlantic;
  2. Niels born December 23, 1862, died October 16, 1864;
  3. Andrew born December 20, 1865, died September 16, 1866;
  4. John born August 11, 1867, married Elma Sanberg;
  5. Mary Caroline born July 30, 1869, married Charles L. Bean;
  6. James born October 14, 1871, married Lucy Harmon;
  7. Martha Sophia born February 24, 1874;
  8. Lewis born August 17, 1876, married Adele Gottfridson;
  9. Alexander born November 20, 1878, married May Harmon.

Family resided in Sweden and at Fountain Green and Richfield, Utah.

High Priest; counselor in bishopric of Richfield ward. Farmer and stockraiser. Died May 14, 1893, at Richfield.

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Jenson, James

(son of Andrew Nielson and Caroline Nielson). Born October 14, 1871, Richfield, Utah.

Married:Lucy Harmon April 30, 1902, Manti, Utah (daughter of Ansel P. Harmon and Rosaline Chandler, pioneers 1848 and 1862 respectively). She was born September 23, 1871.
Their children:
  1. Ruth born September 8, 1903;
  2. Carrie born October 19, 1905;
  3. James Harmon born November 13, 1907;
  4. Rose born February 3, 1910;
  5. Milo Andrew born February 23, 1912.

Family home Richfield, Utah.

Elder and ward teacher at Richfield. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Jensen, Christian

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Jens Jensen and Metta Maria Jensen of Laasby, Skanderborg amt, Denmark). Born June 6, 1841. Came to Utah October 8, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen company.

Married:Albertina Carlsten November 10, 1863, at Manti, Utah (daughter of Charles Anton and Amanda Carlsten of Solvesborg, Blekinge, Sweden). She was born January 23, 1841, and came to Utah September 8, .1863, John F. Sanders company.
Their children:
  1. Amanda born August 17, 1864, married Joseph Ralphs;
  2. Jens Christian born July 30, 1866, married Agnes Christie Brown;
  3. Albert born September 6, 1868, married Olive Stephens;
  4. James born August 13, 1870, died;
  5. Carl Anton born March 23, 1873, died;
  6. Albertina Annetta born April 16, 1875, married Andrew Samuelson;
  7. Cora Josephina born August 16, 1877, married Hans Nelson.

Settled at Manti, Utah, 1854. Veteran Black Hawk war. Quarried stone for St. George temple. Brought immigrants from Missouri river to Salt Lake City in 1863, with Captain Sanders company. Moved to Ferron, Utah, 1896.

Sources:

Jensen, Jens Christian

(son of Christian Jensen and Albertina Carlsten). Born July 30, 1866, Manti, Utah.

Married:Agnes Christie Brown January 22, 1886, Manti, Utah (daughter of James Cant Brown and Margarette Christie of Lochee, three miles west of Dundee, Scotland). She was born June 10, 1869, and came to Utah in 1882.
Their children:
  1. Christian born December 13, 1886, married Blanche Caldwell;
  2. Agnes Bertha born September 2, 1888, married William Ralphs;
  3. James Stanley born June 7, 1890;
  4. Eva born November 26, 1899;
  5. Maggie Vera born April 7, 1901;
  6. Gerald Quintin born April 13, 1905.

Family home Ferron, Utah.

Moved from Manti to Ferron, Utah, 1890. Farmer; brickmaker.

Sources:

Jensen, Christian

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Mormon Pioneer of 1867.

(son of Jens Christensen and Anna Jensen of Aaby, Denmark). Born September 25, 1818, Aaby, Denmark. Came to Utah October 6, 1867, Independent company.

Married:Karen Petersen August 12, 1860 (daughter of Peter Andersen and Kjarstin Jensen), who was born May 16, 1825.
Their children:
  1. Bertha M. born January 30, 1858, married David Eccles;
  2. Mary born September 2, 1863, married R. W. Emmett;
  3. Peter M. born January 22, 1868, married Elizabeth Bronson.

Farmer.

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Jensen, Peter M.

(son of Christian Jensen and Karen Petersen). Born January 22, 1868, Huntsville, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Bronson June 20, 1889, Logan, Utah (daughter of Wilmer W. Bronson and Elizabeth Fisher), who was born March 10, 1870, Huntsville, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Wilmer C. born December 23, 1890;
  2. Floyd C. born November 17, 1892;
  3. Ronald V. born March 18, 1895;
  4. Clarice born June 7, 1897;
  5. Royal Q. born November 9, 1899;
  6. Lillian born September 10, 1901;
  7. Myrtle born September 19, 1905;
  8. Oren L. born January 28, 1902;
  9. Dillworth D. born October 1, 1910.

Family home Huntsville.

Farmer.

Sources:

Jensen, Christian Rudolph Phillip

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Jens Kristiansen, born 1751, and Maren Jensdatter). Born March 8, 1796, Horhaven, Aarhuus Amt, Denmark. Came to Utah in 1854.

Married:Anne Johanna Rasmusen (daughter of Bendix Sorensen), who was born March 15, 1790.
Their children:
  1. Jens born April 16, 1814;
  2. Niels born June 15, 1824, married Karen Jensen 1851;
  3. Soren born December 26, 1830, married Caroline Theodora Loft 1854.

Family resided Ephraim and Fountain Green, Utah.

Sources:

Christiansen, Soren

(son of Christian Rudolph Phillip Jensen and Anne Johanna Rasmusen). Born December 26, 1830, Aarhuus Amt, Denmark.

Married:Caroline Theodora Loft in 1854, in Denmark (daughter of Mikkel Christensen Loft and Anna Marie Nielson, who came to Utah in 1873). She was born July 6, 1836, in Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Christian John born April 17, 1855, married Ellen Jane Oldroyd 1876;
  2. Maria Mikkeline born September 29, 1856, married Lars Nielson 1871.

Family home Fountain Green, Utah.

School trustee; Sunday school treasurer and librarian; ward teacher; president high priests quorum.

Sources:

Christiansen, Christian John

(son of Soren Christiansen and Caroline Theodora Loft). Born April 17, 1855, in Denmark.

Married:Ellen Jane Oldroyd, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter Oldroyd and Katharine Micklejohn; former came to Utah 1850, latter 1851). She was born November 8, 1856, Ephraim, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Christian T. born August 10, 1876, married Estelle E. Cook 1892;
  2. Peter M. born March 29, 1880;
  3. Agnes M. born November 8, 1881, married James W. Christensen 1910;
  4. Ellen Jane born April 1, 1885, married Eugene Ivory October 22, 1911;
  5. Soren A. born September 19, 1886;
  6. Archibald L. born October 8, 1888;
  7. Roy O. born January 29, 1892;
  8. Catharine J. born October 4, 1895;
  9. Leah B. born November 7, 1897;
  10. Joseph R. born September 26, 1898;
  11. John Eldon born February 27, 1901.

Family home Fountain Green, Utah.

Town trustee. Ward teacher; Sunday school superintendent; bishop 20 years. Member brass band.

Sources:

Jensen, David J.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

Born April 15, 1835, Tolton, Norway. Came to Utah in 1863.

Married:Birta Serena Peterson, who was born August 20, 1844, Norway.
Their children:
  1. Segvart Julius, died Norway;
  2. Josephine, died on plains;
  3. David Henry, died Lehi, Utah;
  4. Sarah Christina, married Alfred Alder January 1884;
  5. Hyrum Daniel, married Augusta Alder November 23, 1891;
  6. David Oscar, married Martina Hansen;
  7. Nora Elvina, married James Smart;
  8. Anton Henry, married Nellie Bowen;
  9. Carl Fredrick, married Dagmar Lund;
  10. Joseph William, married Sarah Chadwick;
  11. Naham, married May Monson.
Married:Margaret Ann Alder September 1, 1898, Logan, Utah (daughter of Alfred Alder and Susan Field), who was born August 10, 1864, Kaysville, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Olean Alder born November 24, 1899;
  2. Winifred born May 1, 1904;
  3. Lenard Alder born September 2, 1907.

Bishop’s counselor of Preston; first Sunday school superintendent of Preston stake; high councilor of Oneida stake. Farmer and stockraiser. Died January 1909, at Preston, Idaho.

Sources:

Jensen, Hyrum Daniel

(son of David J. Jensen and Birta Serena Peterson). Born February 22, 1868, Franklin, Idaho.

Married:Augusta Alder November 23, 1891, Preston, Idaho (daughter of Alfred Alder and Silsan Field of St. Louis, Missouri, pioneers September 23, 1853, Cladius V. Spencer company). She was born August 27, 1866.
Their children:
  1. Alta born September 2, 1892, married William H. Anger;
  2. Serena Jensen born December 29, 1893.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Missionary to Norway 1896-98; member presidency Scandinavian organization, Oneida stake. First marshal of village of Preston. Farmer.

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Jensen, Hans

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Jens Andersen and Anna Katrina Jespersen). Born April 10, 1842, Frybjerg. Orte Sogn, Denmark. Came to Utah 1866.

Married:Cecelia Jensen in April 1864 (daughter of Peter and Martha Jensen), who was born February 28, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Waldemar born June 1, 1867, married Selma Johnson September 1, 1894;
  2. Hans born April 3, 1869;
  3. Jacob born September 1, 1871;
  4. Martha born January 20, 1874, married John C. Johnson;
  5. Jens Mikkle born July 8, 1876;
  6. Anne Katrine born October 4, 1878, married John Lerwell January 1, 1898;
  7. Maria Christina born March 19, 1881, married Delos F. Tanner April 9, 1902;
  8. Alma born December 23, 1884;
  9. Moses born 1888, married Eva Francom November 28, 1906;
  10. Cecelia (twin) born 1896.
  11. Emilia (twin) born 1896.

Family home Goshen, Utah.

Married:Maren Hansen October 11, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Lars Hansen and Karen Petersdatter), who was born January 13, 1848, Meby, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Lars born June 21, 1872;
  2. Johanas born January 20, 1874;
  3. Hans born March 14, 1875;
  4. Peter Christian born November 11, 1877;
  5. Andrew Jorgen born June 7, 1878;
  6. Joseph born November 19, 1879;
  7. Hyrum born October 3, 1881;
  8. Carl Moroni born March 22, 1884;
  9. Adam born February 22, 1888;
  10. Dan Frederick born June 9, 1890;
  11. John born July 31, 1892;
  12. Albert born January 7, 1896.

Missionary to Sjaelland, Denmark, 1862-65. High priest and seventy. First settler at Salt Lake City, afterwards moved to Goshen and lived there until his death. Tailor by occupation.

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Jensen, Waldemar

(son of Hans Jensen and Cecelia Jensen). Born June 1, 1867, at Salt Lake City.

Married:Selma Johnson September 1, 1894, Santaquin, Utah (daughter of Ludvick and Christine Johnson; came to Utah August 1883). She was born February 15, 1875, in Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Edmund Walter born July 23, 1896;
  2. Emma Christen born September 3, 1898;
  3. Elmer Ludvick born October 21, 1901;
  4. Agnet Cecelia born February 8, 1903;
  5. Hans Delos born August 20, 1905;
  6. Robert Franklin born August 30, 1907;
  7. Sylvia Selma born October 14, 1909;
  8. Ruth Carrie born March 8, 1912.

Missionary to Aalborg and Aarhuus, Denmark, two years; 2nd counselor to Bishops Peter Okelberry (dead), and later to William P. Okelberry.

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Jensen, Hans Richard

Married:Mary S. Christensen, Denmark (daughter of Carrie Marie Madsen, Denmark). She was born February 23, 1852.
Their children:
  1. Hans Richard, Jr., married May Pitt;
  2. Carrie Marie, married Joseph Ellison Murray;
  3. Julius, married Vilate Goodrich.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Sources:

Jensen, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Niels Jensen, born in 1817 at Starup, and Inger Marie Madsen, born March 17, 1819, at Fleisborg, Denmark). Born July 14, 1847, at Starup. Came to Utah September 12, 1861, John Murdock company.

Married:Anna Sophia Christensen September 26, 1868 (daughter of Frederik Christensen and Dorthea Sophia Tiesen, married in 1848; former pioneer 1862, Captain Van Cott company, latter died in Denmark). She was born November 8, 1849; came to Utah with father in 1862.
Their children:
  1. James B. born September 9, 1869, married May Gushing;
  2. Niel C. born January 28, 1872, married Rose Graham;
  3. Joseph F. born April 12, 1874, married Isabell Sidoway September 24, 1902;
  4. Mary A. S. born September 27, 1876, married A. G. Gushing December 16, 1896;
  5. Amos E. born July 2, 1879, married Ida Despain March 28, 1906;
  6. Mabel E. born November 22, 1881, married August M. Nelson April 25, 1906;
  7. Sarah Florence born August 16, 1884, married Louis E. Van Dam April 20, 1905;
  8. Evan Orlando born April 16, 1887, married Edith Brown September 20, 1911.

Family home Draper, now Sandy, Utah.

Bishop of Sandy ward, Salt Lake county. May 15, 1892; counselor in presidency, Jordan stake of Zion, 1900. Veteran Black Hawk war. Precinct constable. Draper, 1876-1880; justice of peace 1882; postmaster 1879-1892.

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Jenson, James B.

(son of James Jenson and Annie Sophia Christensen). Born September 9, 1869, Bear River City, Utah.

Married:Ellen May Cushing February 28, 1894, Salt Lake City (daughter of A. J. and Ellen M. Cushing of Sandy, Utah; former came to Utah 1869, latter 1850).
Their children:
  1. James Arthur born January 16, 1896;
  2. Irma May born January 21, 1898.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 57th quorum seventies. Mining engineer.

Sources:

Jensen, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of James Jensen, born 1797, Kendertofte, Denmark, and Mary Nielsen, born at Kirkehealsange, Denmark). He was born October 3, 1832, Lyea Rye, Gorlovsogn, Denmark. Came to Utah September 27, 1862, Captain Murdock company.

Married:Bodel Larsen April 20, 1862, on board ship (daughter of Lars Pederson and Anne Olsen of Wortingborg, Denmark). She was born December 23, 1832, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Mary Josephine born April 17, 1863, died infant;
  2. James, Jr., born April 16, 1864, married Hannah Eliza Hepworth November 8, 1889;
  3. Lars Peter born September 12, 1866, married Elizabeth Colton October 26, 1886.

Family resided Brigham City and Mantua, Utah.

Married:Henrietta Christensen July 6, 1869, Salt Lake Endowment house (daughter of Jacob and Maren Christensen), who was born January 22, 1843. came to Utah 1866, Independent company.
Their children:
  1. Joseph born April 16, 1870, died March, 1892;
  2. Hyrum born May 8, 1871, married Sarah Ellen Allen October 21, 1903;
  3. Martin born September 30, 1874, married Elnora Nielsen October 24, 1895;
  4. Henrietta born March, 1874, married Richard T. Astle October 24, 1895.

Family home Mantua.

Married:Albine Jensen September 25, 1879, Brigham City, Utah (daughter of Jens Karstiane Jensen and Annie Maria Petersen), who was born March 1, 1859.
Their children:
  1. Alfred born July 15, 1881, married Ina Griffith November 20, 1902;
  2. Lorenzo born September 8, 1883, married Kattie A. Carpenter October 19, 1907;
  3. Nephi born July 21, 1886, married Luella Esther Allender July 29, 1909;
  4. Annie Elizabeth born October 26, 1888, married William Kirby February 13, 1907;
  5. Nellie Bodel born October 1, 1891, married Louis J. Jensen April 12, 1911;
  6. Heber Charles born March 9, 1894;
  7. Wilford Lavon born June 18, 1896;
  8. Leland Levere born October 23, 1899;
  9. Leo James born June 20, 1904.

Settled at Brigham City 1862; moved to Mantua, and in 1883 went to Curlew Valley, where he resided until 1886 and then went to Star Valley, Wyoming. Presiding elder of the Grover ward from 1888 to 1889, when he was set apart as bishop of that ward and served till 1905.

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Jensen, James, Jr.

(son of James Jensen and Bodel Larsen). Born April 16, 1864, Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Hannah Eliza Hepworth November 8, 1889, Logan, Utah (daughter of Edmond Hepworth and Hannah Cowling, pioneers 1863, Captain White company). She was born July 5, 1869. Oxford, Idaho.
Their children:
  1. James Edmond born September 13, 1890, died October 11, 1906;
  2. Jesse Lyman born October 26, 1892;
  3. Ruben Adelbert born August 8, 1894;
  4. Willis Clifford born November 16, 1896;
  5. Maud Bodel born April 9, 1901;
  6. Hannah Rowena born March 27, 1903;
  7. Mabel Anice born June 24, 1906;
  8. Ira Wilford born October 2, 1908;
  9. Lyle Hepworth born January 30, 1911.

Family home Grover.

President YMMIA; missionary to Norway 1897-1900; high councilor in Star Valley stake; bishop Grover ward 1905; Sunday school teacher. School trustee 15 years. Deputy district assessor six years.

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Jensen, James Christian

(son of Soren Peter Jensen, born October 30, 1836, Glimsholt, Ugilt, Denmark, and Kirsten Marie Christensen, born November 24, 1834;

Married:Ugilt church October 24, 1862; came to Utah July 14, 1877). He was born September 9, 1863, at Glimsholt. Came to Utah July 14, 1877.
Married:Joannah Eliza Jennings October 16, 1884, Salt Lake City (daughter of Mansfield Jennings and Fanny Jane Ferris of Springville and Levan, Utah). She was born September 2, 1866.
Their children:
  1. James Christian, died infant;
  2. Jay Clair born September 1, 1888;
  3. Erma Inez born March 9, 189.2;
  4. Glen Martin born January 18, 1895;
  5. Ralph Owen born August 3, 1897;
  6. Ferris Soren born February 5, 1902;
  7. Leo Ray born July 26, 1906;
  8. Eva Frances born April 10, 1908.

Family resided Salt Lake City and Heber City, Utah.

President YMMIA of 13th ward. Salt Lake City 1888; secretary Granite stake Sunday schools 1897-1901. County recorder, Salt Lake county 1897-1901. First counselor in presidency of Wasatch stake. Abstractor; Insurance; real estate and loans.

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Jensen, James Iver

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Mormon Pioneer of 1867.

(son of Thomas C. Jensen and Karne Marie Iverson, both of Denmark). Born August 8, 1846, in Denmark. Came to Utah October 5, 1867, independent company.

Married:Inger Sejnedegaard Nielson May 22, 1868, in Denmark (daughter of Christian Nielson of Denmark). She was born February 17, 1845.
Their children:
  1. James Iver, Jr., died;
  2. Charles, married Sarah Peterson;
  3. Daniel, married Matilda Lee;
  4. Caroline, died;
  5. Walter, married Elizabeth Sylvester;
  6. Emma, married Herbert Z. Lund;
  7. Wilhelmina, married F. Horace Guymon;
  8. Clementine, married John Hagen.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Seventy; missionary to Denmark 1865-67 and 1880-82; high priest; bishop; patriarch. Merchant.

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Jensen, Dr. Charles

(son of James Iver Jensen and Inger Sejnedegaard Nielsen). Born December 21, 1872, Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Sarah Peterson September, 1895. Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter C. Peterson and Hannah Thompson of Norway), who was born February 27, 1872.
Their children:
  1. Charles Easton born December 19, 1896;
  2. Ethel born July 23, 1901;
  3. Dorothy born February 1906.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Seventy. School trustee, Ephraim. County physician. Physician and surgeon.

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Jensen, James Peter

(son of Andrew Jensen and Bertha Maria Jensen). Born August 2, 1835, Kastberg, Randers, Denmark. Came to Utah 1867.

Married:Mary Christina Jensen November 12, 1865, Ginerup, Randers amt, Denmark (daughter of Christian Jensen), who was born February 7, 1844, and came to Utah 1867.
Their children:
  1. Andrew, died on North Platte River;
  2. Niels, died infant;
  3. Mary Christina, married N. E. Mortensen;
  4. Eliza Martha, married Joseph Mortensen;
  5. James Peter, married Laura Baker;
  6. Joseph William, married Viola Thompson;
  7. Sarah Merretta, married John McMaster;
  8. Bertha Lenora, married Joseph H. Smith;
  9. Hyrum Edward, married Mary Anderson.

Family home Newton, Cache County, Utah. Postmaster six years. Farmer. Died April 6, 1901.

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Jensen, James Peter, Jr.

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Served in the Spanish-American war.

(son of James Peter Jensen and Mary Christina Jensen). Born October 12, 1876, Newton, Utah.

Married:Laura Baker June 6, 1901, Logan temple (daughter of Albert Mourey Baker and Edna Jane Coon of Mendon, Utah, pioneers October 2, 1847). She was born June 11, 1881.
Their children:
  1. Mabel born March 4, 1902;
  2. Peter Raymond born July 16, 1903;
  3. Laura Le Rue born August 8, 1904;
  4. Royal Baker born October 1, 1905;
  5. Edna born January 26, 1908;
  6. Albert Rex born September 6, 1910.

Family resided Brigham, Utah, and Malad, Idaho.

Member Sunday school board of Box Elder stake three years; second assistant to superintendent of Malad stake Sunday schools; bishop Malad ward from 1908. Member school board. Corporal in Battery A, Utah Artillery, during Spanish-American war, serving in the Philippines. Merchant.

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Jensen, Jens

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Mormon Pioneer of 1867.

(son of Jens Larsen and Metta Hansen of Sundstrup, Sjaelland, Denmark). Born March 22, 1829, Sundstrup. Came to Utah in September 1867, Mathias Cowley company.

Married:Hannah Hansen in 1851 at Hosterkjob, Denmark (daughter of Hans Jensen and Christine Rasmussen of Hosterkjob). She was born April 22, 1830.
Their children:
  1. James, married Hannah Larson;
  2. John, married Annie Israelson;
  3. Christine, married Andrew Larson;
  4. Sophia, died;
  5. Emma, married Hyrum McBride;
  6. Joseph, married Mary A. Christensen;
  7. Benjamin, married Hlena Christiansen;
  8. Martha, died.

Elder. Farmer. Died April 10, 1902, Hyrum, Utah.

Sources:

Jensen, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1857.

(son of Jens Jensen and Hannah Hansen). Born December 17, 1853, Sundstrup, Denmark. Came to Utah in September 1857 with parents.

Married:Hannah Larson January 1, 1875, Hyrum, Utah (daughter of Peter Larson and Cecelia Peterson of Trode, Sweden, pioneers 1863, W. W. Cluff company). She was born September 2, 1857.
Their children:
  1. Joseph born October 7, 1876, died;
  2. Amanda born June 16, 1878, married Joseph J. Hall;
  3. Edith born January 6, 1881, married Clarence Nielsen;
  4. Hilda born May 8, 1883, married Estelle Smith;
  5. Clara born August 1, 1885, married Emery Mitton;
  6. Victor born November 10, 1887;
  7. Alice born November 22, 1889, married Henry Danielsen;
  8. Harvey born October 14, 1893;
  9. Phyllis born November 19, 1901, died.

Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Elder. City councilman; watermaster; member water board; member first irrigation congress in Utah. Director South Cache Mill Company. Farmer.

Sources:

Jensen, Jens Larson

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Jens Larson and Kirsty Monsen of Sweden). Born July 14, 1827, Dalby, Scona, Sweden. Came to Utah in October 1860.

Married:Ellen Jepson in 1858 at Copenhagen, Denmark. She was born October 6, 1838.
Their children:
  1. Anna Sophia born August 12, 1860, married Bennett Monk;
  2. John L. born November 1, 1862, died Infant;
  3. Emma Kirsty born December 18, 1864, married William Jarvis;
  4. Ellen born May 9, 1867, married Charles Barnhart.

Family resided at Lehi, Mill Creek and Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Married:Engre Parson in 1862, Salt Lake City (daughter of Andrew and Lucy Parson of Sweden; former came to Utah in 1874, latter in 1861). She was born October 13, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Joseph L. born March 20, 1864, married Hannah Peterson;
  2. Lucy Amelia born August 3, 1865, married Joseph R. Hooton;
  3. Andrew L. born July 2, 1868, died June, 1869;
  4. Ephraim born October 16, 1869, died March 9, 1883;
  5. Edith Josephine born March 1, 1872, died February 24, 1883;
  6. Mary Ann born January 28, 1876, married P. C. Hansen.
Married:Emma C. Roseberry January 2, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of Charles Roseberry and Helena Erickson, Malmo, Sweden, pioneers September 4, 1869, Captain Rowley handcart company). She was born September 10, 1858, at Malmo.
Their children:
  1. John Roseberry born October 11, 1874, married Emma Jane Barlow;
  2. James L. born August 30, 1876, died January 17, 1906;
  3. Anna H. born October 24, 1878, married J. W. Lund, married Joseph born Dennis;
  4. Julia born July 12, 1881, married Clarence Isbelle;
  5. Charles J. born May 6, 1884;
  6. Cora Elizabeth born August 31, 1886, died infant;
  7. Lillian E. born October 25, 1887, married Clarence Isbelle;
  8. Almo O. born May 12, 1891, died child;
  9. Rachel L. born March 3, 1894;
  10. George W. born February 22, 1898.

Missionary in Sweden; high priest; second counselor to Bishop Greenwood, central ward, in 1891. Veteran Black Hawk war; early settler in Sevier and Sanpete counties. Farmer and lime burner. Died at Richfield, Utah, January 3, 1907.

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Jensen, John Roseberry

(son of Jens Larson Jensen and Emma C. Roseberry). Born October 11, 1874, Santaquin, Utah.

Married:Emma Jane Barlow January 12, 1899. Manti, Utah (daughter of John and Lunes Barlow of England, former came to Utah in 1852). She was born June 17, 1881.
Their children:
  1. Viola Hortense born December 14, 1900;
  2. Kindon Roseberry born August 10, 1902;
  3. Noel born January 4, 1906;
  4. Montel B. born April 27, 1907;
  5. Madeline born December 31, 1911.

Family home Richfield, Utah.

Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Jensen, Jens Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Hans Jensen and Anna Kjerstine Hansen of Honsinge, Holbek amt, Denmark). Born December 12, 1846, Honsinge. Came to Utah October 22, 1866, Abner Lowry company.

Married:Dorthea Gregersen October 23, 1866, at Salt Lake City, by Edwin D. Wooley (daughter of Gregers Jensen and Kjersten Christensen of Reersnes, Laaland, Denmark, latter came to Utah 1868). She was born June 16, 1841, died February 23, 1913.
Their children:
  1. Jens Joseph August born August 10, 1867, died June 16, 1868;
  2. Peter Daniel, married Sarah Jane Rees;
  3. Adolph Willard, married Elizabeth James;
  4. Sophia Kjerstene;
  5. Anna Cathrine born May 6, 1875, died October 12, 1876;
  6. Hans Ephraim, married Kirstene Marie Andersen;
  7. Josephine Eline born November 7, 1878, died September 13, 1879;
  8. Christian Nephi, married Mary Ann Blackham, who died August 28, 1907, married Marian Lee Choate December 21, 1909.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Missionary to Denmark 1882-84; high councilor 17 years; Sunday school superintendent; stake president high priests quorum South Sanpete stake. City councilman; school trustee 13 years. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Jensen, Peter Daniel

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Mayor of Epharim, Utah.

(son of Jens Peter Jensen and Dorthea Gregersen). Born May 17, 1869, Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Sarah Jane Rees September 26, 1894, Manti, Utah (daughter of Nephi Rees and Mary Ann Jones of Wales, Sanpete County, Utah, pioneers 1855, Captain Murphy company). She was born December 13, 1873.
Their children:
  1. Eva Dorthea born July 3, 1895;
  2. Dellisle Rees born June 30, 1897;
  3. Ruby Uarda born January 9, 1900;
  4. Daniel Talmage born May 30, 1903, died April 6, 1905;
  5. Sarah Utahna born October 13, 1906;
  6. Joel Peter born November 2, 1907;
  7. Mary Zoe born November 9, 1912.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Member 41st and 47th quorums seventies; Sunday school superintendent; assistant superintendent religion classes of Sanpete stake. County superintendent of schools Sevier county five years; mayor of Ephraim; principal of Ephraim public schools.

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Jensen, Jens Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Jens Christian Jensen of Holme, Aarhuus amt, Denmark, and Anne Marie Jensen). Born August 10, 1838. Holme, Denmark. Came to Utah October 8, 1866, Andrew H. Scott company.

Married:Christiane Andersen May 6, 1866 (daughter of Anders Jensen). She was born September 10, 1832, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Mary Christiane born September 24, 1867, married J. P. Holmgren, 1889;
  2. Andrea Christiane born November 6, 1869, married Ben E. Rich 1888;
  3. James Peter born June 28, 1872, married Annie Anderson November 24, 1897;
  4. Eleonora born November 6, 1874;
  5. Alfred Christian born January 5, 1878, married Elvina Anderson 1902.

Family home Bear River City, Utah.

High Priest. Active pioneer. School trustee three terms.

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Jensen, Jens Peter

(son of Jens Anderson and Johanna Maria Jensen of Vensysel, Denmark). Born September 4, 1831, Vensysel. Came to Utah autumn 1867.

Married:Inger Nielsen Jensen October 22, 1861, first couple wedded at Hyrum, Utah (daughter of Hans I. Nielsen and Johanna Christina Andersen of Clausbolle, Tullebolle Sogn, Denmark, pioneers September 22, 1861, Captain Wooley company). She was born October 27, 1843.
Their children:
  1. Hans P. born October 17, 1863, married Christina Mortensen;
  2. James P. born December 19, 1866, married Caroline Larsen;
  3. Johanna M. born February 9, 1868, married Jens Peter Mortensen;
  4. Inger M. born February 12, 1870, married Charles R. Jensen;
  5. Hyrum born April 14, 1872;
  6. Martha Ann born July 24, 1876, married William C. Nielsen.

Family home Hyrum.

Seventy. Member city council. Farmer and stockraiser. Died January 20, 1889.

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Jensen, Knut

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Jens Knutsen and Margaret Rassmussen of Torbey, Laaland, Denmark). Born 1810 in Denmark. Came to Utah September 23, 1862, Ola N. Liljenquist company.

Married:Boddell Olsen in Denmark. She was born 1807.
Their children:
  1. James;
  2. Anna born November 2, 1834, married Mats Jorgenson;
  3. Boddell born September 1836, married Mr. Tuesen;
  4. Caroline born April 3, 1838, married Peter Madsen;
  5. Dorothy born April 26, 1840, married Morten Peterson;
  6. Elizabeth born April 11, 1842, died;
  7. Ellen born August 11, 1844, married John Tuesen;
  8. Elsa Margaret born April 21, 1846, and Ola born April, 1847, died.

Family home Round Valley, Utah.

Farmer and stockraiser. Died at Round Valley, Utah, in 1875.

Sources:

Jensen, Olof

Born in Sweden. Came to Utah 1866, oxteam company.

Married:Alice ____, in Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Niels, married
  2. Bertha Davis;
  3. Hannah, married James Brown;
  4. Van, died aged 27;
  5. John, married Melissa Davis;
  6. Christena, died infant.

Carpenter. Died 1864, in Sweden.

Sources:

Jensen, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Olof and Alice Jensen). Born March 8, 1863, in Sweden. Came to Utah in 1866, with father.

Married:Melissa Davis February 24, 1903, Price, Utah (daughter of Alexander Davis and Mary Morrill of Junction, Utah), who was born March 3, 1884.
Their children:
  1. John William born February 18, 1906;
  2. Lloyd Alexander born January 20, 1907;
  3. James Howard born January 26, 1910.

Family home Spring Glen, Utah.

Director Spring Glen Canal Company. School trustee. Justice of peace. Watermaster. Farmer and sheepraiser.

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Jensen, Ole Andrew

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Andres Jensen and Ane Christens of Sjaelland, Denmark). Born September 21, 1839, at Allsege, Sjaelland, Denmark. Came to Utah September 15, 1863, Captain Young company.

Married:Annie Maria Larsen July 4, 1863, at Florence, Nebraska. (daughter of Lars Magnes and Annie Christens Petersen), who was born December 16, 1829, Norvenge, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Alma L. born July 4, 1864, married Mary born Jardine, died July 8, 1909;
  2. Annie Christena born April 6, 1866, died December 22, 1866.

Family home Clarkston, Cache County, Utah.

Married:Margaret Ann Jolley February 29, 1868, at Clarkston (daughter of John Jolley and Susan Carter of Logan, Utah).
Their children:
  1. John J. born January 16, 1869, died January 19, 1869;
  2. Susanah J. born December 2, 1869, married Ammi Alonzo Shumway October 22, 1888;
  3. William J. born July 31, 1871, married Clarissa Ames September 30, 1892;
  4. Mariah born May 4, 1873, married Phillip Ames;
  5. Ole Andrew born February 17, 1874, died January 6, 1894;
  6. Mary born November 19, 1876, married Seth B. Neild December 25, ____;
  7. Sarah Ann born September 26, 1878, married Oliver Ames November 21, 1896;
  8. Thomas J. born October 13, 1880, died December 31, 1905;
  9. Margret J. born May 3, 1883, married Orson Harmon September 28, 1904;
  10. Joseph born April 12, 1886, married Isabella McJavin September 21, 1905;
  11. Hannah Agnes born December 18, 1887, married Willard G. Brown September 14, 1910;
  12. Ralph LeRoy born September 19, 1888;
  13. Rubin R. born September 23, 1894;
  14. Murland Wall born August 3, 1896.
Married:Caroline Margaret Nelsen February 22, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of Niels and Ane Hansen, Nablerod, Sjaelland, Denmark; came to Utah in 1881). She was born October 26, 1858.
Their children:
  1. Lena born December 27, 1883;
  2. Jorgen born September 9, 1885, married J. G. Jensen December 13, 1909;
  3. Annie born July 28, 1887;
  4. Nephi born June 1, 1891, died June 6, 1891;
  5. Hyrum born March 10, 1893;
  6. Ella Nora born August 24, 1895.
Married:Caren Marie Nelsen December 21, 1883 (daughter of Nails and Ane Hansen of Nablerod, Sjaelland, Denmark). She was born March 11, 1855.
Their children:
  1. Peter born June 28, 1885, died January 6, 1911;
  2. Henry born October 12, 1889;
  3. Mary Annie born July 28, 1890;
  4. Ezra Parley born November 12, 1895.

Missionary to Denmark 1859-63; counselor to Bishop John Jardine of Clarkston; high councilor Star valley stake. Road overseer six years Uinta county, Wyoming.

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Jensen, Alma L.

(son of Ole Andrew Jensen and Annie Maria Larsen). Born July 4, 1864, Mendon, Cache County, Utah.

Married:Mary Beveridge Jardine October 27, 1886, Logan, Utah (daughter of John Jardine and Agnes Beveridge, pioneers of Utah September 16, 1859, Edward Stevenson company). She was born April 1, 1866, and died July 8, 1909.
Their children:
  1. Annie Marie born May 23, 1888, married Ezra Wickham November 24, 1909;
  2. Agnes Jardine born September 1, 1891, married Jorgen G. Jensen December 13, 1909;
  3. Mary J. born January 28, 1894, married George L. Jones June 22, 1911;
  4. Sarah Elizabeth born September 8, 1895, died November 6, 1896;
  5. Alma J. born October 8, 1897.
Married:Eldena Wilhelmina Ericksen March 23, 1910, Logan, Utah (daughter of Bendt J. Ericksen and Anna Sophia Danielsen of Preston, Idaho, pioneers of 1864).
Their children:
  1. Lavor E. born January 16, 1911;
  2. Reta Jensen born August 9, 1912.

Missionary to Bingham County, Idaho, 1886-87; assistant superintendent Bannock stake Sunday schools 1887-1909; bishop of Dayton ward, Oneida stake, Idaho.

Sources:

Jensen, Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Jens Jensen of Denmark). Born 1812, Skanderberg, Denmark. Came to Utah 1862.

Married:Kjesten Anderson who died 1880, Moroni, Utah (daughter of Andres Anderson), who was born 1808, came to Utah 1862, Christian Madsen company.
Their children:
  1. Jens W. born 1837;
  2. Ellen M. born 1839;
  3. Andres born 1841;
  4. Soren P. born August 17, 1843, married Maren Christensen, married Dorthea Fulkensen, married Martina Ring;
  5. Andres born December 4, 1844;
  6. Christian born 1846;
  7. Karen K. born 1848.

Family home Moroni, Utah.

Died 1872, Moroni, Utah.

Sources:

Jensen, Soren P.

(son of Peter Jensen and Kjesten Anderson). Born August 17, 1843, Farre, Denmark.

Married:Maren Christensen November 8, 1866, Ephraim, Utah (daughter of Christian Christensen and Kjesten Nielsen, latter came to Utah 1863). She was born April 12, 1846. Jersley, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Mary K. born January 18, 1868, married Jens Sundrup 1888;
  2. Peter R. born August 29, 1869, married Anna C. Christensen 1892;
  3. Maria born January 26, 1872, married James E. Larsen 1893;
  4. Christian R. born September 24, 1874;
  5. Hyrum born March 10, 1876, died September 25, 1882;
  6. Soren P. born February 17, 1878, married Laura Abbott 1903;
  7. Elvena N. born September 18, 1882, married Ras C. Larsen 1900;
  8. Carrie Mabel born May 8, 1888, died September 1888.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Dorthea Fulkersen (daughter of Christian Fulkersen and Ersger Hansen), who was born August 11, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Sedonia born July 18, 1889;
  2. Elmer born June 25, 1891;
  3. Wilford born March 15, 1893.

Family home Ephraim.

Married:Martina Ring September 8, 1897, Manti, Utah (daughter of Peter Martin Ring and Gonelda Christensen), who was born May 11, 1864, Aarhus, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Harold M. born September 23, 1903;
  2. Gonelda M. born January 21, 1908.

Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Missionary to Europe 1889-90; high priest; ward teacher.

Sources:

Jensen, Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Jens Madsen, born April 17, 1793, Sneilerup, Holbeck, Denmark). He was born November 27, 1836, Sneilerup, Denmark. Came to Utah September, 1860.

Married:Annie M. Hansen (daughter of Soren Hansen and Annie Jensen, pioneers September 30, 1862, Joseph Horne company). She was born June 27, 1835, in Denmark, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Annie Christena born August 17, 1859;
  2. Lena C. born August 20, 1861, married Martin M. Jensen;
  3. Peter born November 11, 1863, married Christena Larsen December 29, 1886;
  4. Hyrum born May 2, 1866;
  5. Joseph born November 29, 1868, married Mantina Keller April 16, 1890;
  6. Lewis born April 6, 1871;
  7. James born April 6, 1874, married Sarah Jeppsen April 8, 1897;
  8. Annie M. born December 17, 1879, married Alvin Keller.

Family home Mantua, Box Elder County, Utah.

Assistant superintendent of first Sunday school organized at Mantua ward; second and later first counselor to the first bishop of Mantua ward; missionary to Scandinavia. School teacher; justice of peace; school trustee; superintendent and manager of the Co-op store 12 years; county assessor. Died November 24, 1897.

Sources:

Jensen Joseph

(son of Peter Jensen and Annie M. Hansen). Born November 29, 1868, Mantua, Utah.

Married:Mantina Keller April 16, 1890, Logan, Utah (daughter of James Keller and Margaret Larsen, who resided at Mantua, Brigham and Garland, Utah). She was born March 3, 1870.

Second assistant superintendent Mantua Sunday school January 14, 1894, first assistant March 19, 1899, superintendent April 21, 1901; ward chorister 1895 to 1902; second counselor in bishopric of Garland ward, until the organizing of Bear river stake, when he was chosen second counselor to the president of that stake. Succeeded his father as superintendent and manager of the Mantua Co-op store, which business he successfully managed for a number of years. School trustee. Clerk Box Elder county November 6, 1900, and again November 4, 1902. Moved to Brigham City, December, 1902. Moved to Garland, Utah, 1906, where with his three brothers, organized the company of Jensen Brothers, dealers in lumber, furniture and hardware, also operating a large dry farm in the Blue Creek Valley. Member board of trustees Garland.

Sources:

Jensen, Peter

Came to Utah with oxteam company.

Married:Mary ____, in Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Margaret, married Hans Thunnison;
  2. Rasmus, married Ingre ____;
  3. Jens, married Dorothy Petersen, married Elvena Bj Hans; married Margaret ____ .

Family home in Denmark.

Farmer. Died at Gunnison, Utah.

Sources:

Jensen, Jens

(son of Peter and Mary Jensen).

Married:Dorothy Petersen at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Mary Dorothy, married D. W. Woolsey;
  2. Lena, died aged 4 years;
  3. Anne Josephine, married Harrison Edwards, Jr.;
  4. Eliza Andrea, married Andrew Hamilton Kearns;
  5. James Peter, died aged 21 years;
  6. Matilda Eleanor born January 14, 1878, married Orson Hyrum Lowry July 20, 1897;
  7. Isabel born 1880, died aged 1 year;
  8. Francis Marion;
  9. Lydia, married Mark Brewer.

Family home Gunnison, Utah.

Married:Elvena Bj at Manti, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Ruby;
  2. Herold, died aged 6 years;
  3. Heber;
  4. Edna.

Family home Centerfield, Utah.

President elders quorum 25 years; choir leader at Gunnison. School trustee. Farmer. Died in 1906.

Sources:

Jensen, Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of James A. Christensen and Johannah Larsen of Bybyarg, Denmark). Born July 16, 1831, at Bybyarg. Came to Utah September 12, 1863, John R. Young independent company.

Married:Bodelia Marie Jacobson February 12, 1859, in Denmark (daughter of Ole Jacobson and Ana Poulsen of Gjorlewby Frederiksborg, Denmark, pioneers September 12, 1863, John R. Young independent company). She was born July 8, 1839.
Their children:
  1. Johannah Maria born June 1860, died July 1863 on plains;
  2. Ole Peter born June 27, 1863, married Eliza Whitehead;
  3. Lars P. born November 24, 1864, married Margarett V. Hymas;
  4. Anna Hannah born April 6, 1866, died May 1866;
  5. Annie Christena born August 10, 1867, married Abel Smart;
  6. Johannah Christena born October 9, 1868, married Alanzo Cook;
  7. James A. born May 16, 1870, married Johannah Overgaard.
Married:Marie Sorenson in 1870, Ovid, Idaho (daughter of Lars P. Sorenson and Gertrude M. Gregersen. of Vessterhassing, Aalborg, Denmark, pioneers 1869). She was born March 18, 1852.
Their children:
  1. Georgina Sicllia born January 17, 1882, married John Osborne;
  2. Christian Peter born September 24, 1883, married Rebecca Hymas;
  3. Lorenzo Wilford born April 6, 1886, married Minnie Hymas;
  4. Mary Bodelia born December 13, 1888;
  5. Alvin Hans born December 27, 1891.

Family resided at Ovid, Idaho.

Bishop of Ovid ward nearly 16 years. Postmaster many years.

Sources:

Jensen, Lars P.

(son of Peter Jensen and Bodella Marie Jacobson). Born November 24, 1864, Ovid, Idaho.

Married:Margarett V. Hymas October 19, 1887 (daughter of William Hymas and Mary Edwards, pioneers September 26, 1862, James Wareham company). She was born March 4, 1870.
Their children:
  1. Maggie Ann born September 9, 1888, married Arthur Peterson;
  2. Lars William born April 20, 1890, married Ethel Findley;
  3. Asa Ray born April 16, 1892, married Venice Johnson;
  4. Ethel born December 10, 1893;
  5. Archie born March 8, 1896;
  6. Charles Telbert born February 19, 1898;
  7. Idell born February 2, 1900;
  8. Leda born April 10, 1903;
  9. Alfred Ona born February 10, 1907;
  10. La Vaun born December 8, 1910;
  11. Dean Wesley born September 9, 1912.

Family home Ovid, Idaho.

Missionary to Denmark two years; high councilor, Bear Lake stake and superintendent Ovid Sunday school for many years.

Sources:

Jensen, Peter Christian

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Christian and Boletta Jensen of Svenstrup, Denmark). Born February 18, 1833, Svenstrup. Came to Utah October 6, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen company.

Married:Mary Anderson in October 1863. Thornbergh, Denmark (daughter of Christian Anderson and Caroline Anderson of Svenstrup, pioneers 1861). She was born August 16, 1826.
Their children:
  1. Ingerbor;
  2. Mary Christena;
  3. Heber C.;
  4. Peter C.;
  5. Alma;
  6. Caroline Cecelia.

Family home Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Married:Kisten Jensen January 15, 1866, Salt Lake City (daughter of Soren Jensen and Mary Christensen of Barimer, Denmark). She was born March 27, 1844.
Their children:
  1. Anna Kistena;
  2. Judith Cecelia;
  3. Hans Peter;
  4. James Christian;
  5. Mary Boletta;
  6. Nilsine Sorine;
  7. Joseph;
  8. John Frank;
  9. Hyrum C.;
  10. Ella S.;
  11. Wilford M.;
  12. Stella L.

Families resided at Fairview and Milburn, Utah.

Member bishopric; seventy; teacher. Marshal at Fairview. Farmer.

Sources:

Jensen, Soren

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He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1860 arriving in a handcart company.

(son of Jense Peter Sorenson, born September 23, 1809, Hvirring, Denmark, and Anna Kjerstine Jenson, born 1807, Honum, married 1834). Born June 14, 1838, Hvirring, Denmark. Came to Utah 1860, last handcart company.

Married:Elma Peterson, who was born 1824 in Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Soren born September 22, 1861, died;
  2. Elna Annie born March 9, 1863, married Severen Nelson;
  3. Kjerstine born May 25, 1869, died July 30, 1878.
Married:Kjerstine Rasmusen March 9, 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of Rasmus Hansen). She was born March 22, 1837, in Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Erastus born April 21, 1868, married Grace Horton;
  2. Kaermtha Mora born August 6, 1870, died;
  3. Jense Peter born March 9, 1872, died;
  4. Jense Jule born December 25, 1873, married Seela Wilden;
  5. Nephi U. C. S. born February 16, 1876, married Margaret Smith;
  6. Alma Christian born April 6, 1879.
Married:Karen Juliusen April 18, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of Julius Peterson), who was born November 28, 1836, in Denmark; died December 1906.
Their children:
  1. Hyrum Julius born March 13, 1869, married Bodil Jensen;
  2. Nelse Peter born October 11, 1870, died 1885;
  3. Brigham Miles born November 20, 1872, married Kate Samars;
  4. Caroline Elizabeth born December 9, 1874, married Alma Squires;
  5. Julie R. born November 15, 1876;
  6. Daniel Christian born September 2, 1879, married Adella Decker.
Married:Ann Johanna Jensen September 12, 1878, Salt Lake City (daughter of Henry Jensen, came to Utah 1878). She was born April 29, 1855, in Denmark, died September 11, 1883.
Their children:
  1. Katerina Kristena born July 10, 1879, married Andrew Jackson Stephens;
  2. Sarah Myriah born September 24, 1880;
  3. Anne Christina born January 23, 1883, died 1883.
Married:Petrea Cathrina Hansen February 21, 1884, Salt Lake City (daughter of Hans Peter Hansen, born 1817, and Margreta Christena Kirstine Kofoed, born March 16, 1825.
Married:in 1848; former came to Utah with William Christensen company). She was born April 3, 1859, Bornholm, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Petrea born October 13, 1886, died infant;
  2. Ann Margaret born May 6, 1888;
  3. Soren M. born May 8, 1890;
  4. Morgan Moroni born August 23, 1894;
  5. Mary Grace born May 23, 1896.

Missionary to Denmark 1876-78; high priest; settled in Salt Lake City 1860; worked on tabernacle three years, joining together the circular arch supporting the roof at both ends of the building; built tithing house and relief room at St. Johns, Arizona. Moved to Mancos, Colorado, and remained there 25 years. Farmer and carpenter.

Sources:

Jensen, Soren

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

Born May 6, 1810, Torse, Hjorring amt, Denmark. Came to Utah 1854, Captain Olsen company.

Married:Kistina Maria Jensen 1834 (daughter of Jens Jensen and Mette Johana Madsen of Torse, Denmark). She was born July 26, 1812, died November 1891.
Their children:
  1. Jens Christian and Andrew Peter, died;
  2. Petrea born March 5, 1840, married John Chester Hitchcock;
  3. Nettle Maria, married Ole Olsen;
  4. Henry Godfredt, married Stina Nielson Skow;
  5. Peter.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Elder. Farmer. Died 1906 at St. Joseph, Missouri

Sources:

Jensen, Soren Peter

(son of Jens Pedersen and Maren Sorensdatter of Glimsholt, Ugilt Sogn, Denmark). Born October 30, 1836, at Glimsholt, Denmark. Came to Utah July 14, 1877.

Married:Kirsten Marie Christensen October 24, 1862, Ugilt Church, Ugilt Sogn, Denmark (daughter of Christen Christensen and Inger Jensdatter of Horsevad, Ugilt Sogn came to Utah July 14, 1877). She was born November 24, 1834.
Their children:
  1. James Christian, married Joannah E. Jennings;
  2. Charles, married Lettie Christensen;
  3. Martin, died;
  4. Anders Christian, died child;
  5. Inger Marie, died infant;
  6. Soren, died infant;
  7. Peter, died infant;
  8. Andrew Christian, married Emma Lefgren.

Family home Levan, Utah.

High Priest. County selectman in Denmark several terms. Farmer. Died January 15, 1905, Levan, Utah.

Sources:

Jensen, Thomas Christian

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Christen Kyer and Maren Mickelsen). Born January 16, 1818, Jersley, Hjorring amt, Denmark. Came to Utah in November 1866, Captain Lowry oxteam company.

Married:Karen Marie Iversen in 1842, Vreislev, Denmark (daughter of Iver and Maren Hansen), who was born January 12, 1817.
Their children:
  1. Marie born June 12, 1842;
  2. Mary Ann born April 1844;
  3. Jens Iver born August 8, 1846;
  4. Micaline born in November 1848;
  5. Stena born August 4, 1853;
  6. Christian Julius born July 1, 1855;
  7. Niels Peter born in December 1856;
  8. Mathilda born in February 1858.

Family home Elsinore, Utah.

Elder. Brass molder and mechanic. Died July 6, 1903.

Sources:

Jensen, Jens Iver

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Mormon Pioneer of 1867.

(son of Thomas Christian Jensen and Karen Marie Iversen). Born August 8, 1846, Jerslev, Hjorring amt, Denmark. Came to Utah October 6, 1867, Captain Rice oxteam company.

Married:Ingar Nielsen Sondergaard May 24, 1867, Aalborg, Denmark (daughter of Jens Nielsen Sondergaard and Karen Madsen of Vorsaa, Hjorring amt, Denmark), She was born February 17, 1845, and came to Utah with husband in 1867.
Their children:
  1. James Iver born November 25, 1868, died April 30, 1879;
  2. Dr. Charles born December 21, 1870, married Sarah Peterson;
  3. Daniel P. born September 1, 1872, married Mathilda Lee;
  4. Carolina, died;
  5. Walter born July 14, 1877, married Elizabeth Sylvester;
  6. Emma born in June, 1879, married Dr. H. Z. Lund;
  7. Wilhelmina born April 16, 1883, married F. H. Gunn;
  8. Clementina born April 14, 1885, married Dr. J. W. Hagen.

Family home Elsinore, Utah.

Married:Inger Anna Christiansen October 24, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of C. Christiansen and Anna Kirstina Jensen), who was born April 23, 1857, Hormestad, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Hannah, died;
  2. Sarah born June 21, 1888;
  3. Oscar born January 4, 1893.

Missionary to Denmark twice; bishop of Elsinore ward 1887-1911; patriarch. Superintendent of Elsinore Co-op, about 25 years.

Sources:

Jensen, Christian Julius

(son of Thomas Christian Jensen and Karen Marie Iversen). Born July 1, 1856, Soby, Denmark. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Zionlena Smith in January 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of Ralph Smith and Sophia Hansen of Kolding, Denmark, pioneers 1862, San Pete ox team company). She was born February 16, 1856, died December 10, 1900.
Their children:
  1. Eva born March 17, 1876;
  2. Elnora born April 10, 1878;
  3. Zionlena born December 6, 1881;
  4. Blanche born August 19, 1884;
  5. Afton born June 15, 1892;
  6. Hope born September 4, 1896.
Married:Anna Johanna Katter.
Their children:
  1. Margaret born December 9, 1907;
  2. Grace Louisa born September 19, 1912.

Families resided at Elsinore.

Elder. Farmer.

Sources:

Jenson, Jens

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He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1867 arriving in a handcart company.

(son of Jens Knutson of Sweden). Born February 12, 1829, Felestad, Sweden. Came to Utah in 1867 with handcart company.

Married:Cella Anderson in 1862, Salt Lake City, who was born December 28, 1832, Helsingborg, Sweden, and came to Utah in 1860 with oxteam company.
Their children:
  1. Emma C. born September 23, 1863, married Samuel W. Ceilings;
  2. Alice M. born May 4, 1865, married Thomas A. Hunt;
  3. Joseph Henry born August 23, 1867, married Emmaline Hansen, married Ellen Louise Anderson.

Family home Monroe, Utah.

Missionary to Sweden 1879-81; high priest; ward teacher. Early settler in Morgan and Sevier counties. Farmer. Died July 2, 1900.

Sources:

Jenson, Joseph Henry

(son of Jens Jenson and Cella Anderson). Born August 23, 1867, Round Valley, Utah.

Married:Emmaline Hansen November 6, 1890, Manti, Utah (daughter of Jens -Hanson and Charlotte S. D. Peterson of Denmark, pioneers September 29, 1853, John Forsgren company). She was born November 13, 1865, at Manti and died April 12, 1904.
Their children:
  1. Josephine born October 1, 1891;
  2. Evan Henry born February 15, 1893;
  3. Charlotte born November 10, 1894;
  4. Celta born February 22, 1896;
  5. Emmaline born December 29, 1897;
  6. Wilford Wells born July 21, 1900.
Married:Ellen Louise Anderson August 12, 1908, Salt Lake City (daughter of Claus Anderson and Sophia Anderson of Sweden). She was born December 31, 1879, in Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Sophia born October 20, 1909, died May 27, 1910;
  2. Claus born June 10, 1911, died infant.

Families resided at Monroe, Utah.

Missionary to Sweden 1901-03; high priest; president and clerk of 41st quorum seventies; bishop of Monroe North ward 1904; president of deacons quorum; president of teachers quorum. President of Monroe town board two terms. President of Monroe Creamery Corporation. School trustee six years. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Jenson, Lars

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Jons Jonson of Anderslof. Sweden). Born September 30, 1823, at Anderslof. Came to Utah 1866, Peter Nebeker company.

Married:Engar Andersen March, 1852, Ostra Torp, Sweden. She was born August 11, 1822, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. James L., married Bertha Maria Carlson;
  2. Olof, married Mary Frances Ralph;
  3. Nels, married Minna Holmgren.

High Priest. Stone mason and farmer. Died at

Family home Bear River City, Utah, September 24, 1896.
Sources:

Jenson Olof

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Lars Jensen and Engar Andersen). Born January 18, 1856, Ostra Torp, Sweden. Came to Utah 1866, Peter Nebeker company.

Married:Mary Frances Ralph May 22, 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Ralph and Sarah Johnson of Brigham City, Utah). She was born February 15, 1857.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Irena born February 25, 1877, married Hyrum Hogensen;
  2. Olof Lionel born October 6, 1880, married Henrietta Hudson;
  3. Viola Sophia born March 3, 1882, married Nels Enoch Iversen;
  4. Ernest Ralph born October 6, 1884, married Leona Taylor;
  5. Orestes born June 6, 1886, married Amanda Johnson;
  6. Conrad Heber born October 16, 1890;
  7. Myrtle Geneva born January 28, 1894.

Family home Bear River City.

Member 68th quorum seventies; missionary to Sweden 1877-89; Sunday school superintendent 12 years. Farmer.

Sources:

Jeppesen, Christian

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Mormon Pioneer of 1867.

(son of Jeppe Jeppesen of Odense, Denmark). Born October 6, 1817. Came to Utah fall of 1867, Captain Nelsen company.

Married:Christina Orsted Christensen 1852, Nakskov, Sjelland, Denmark (daughter of Niels Christensen and Mary Hansen of Kublen, Sjelland). She was born April 16, 1807.
Their children:
  1. Minnie born January 3, 1853, married Thomas H. Jones;
  2. Matina born March 4, 1855, died.
Married:Abelle Steffens 1863, Salt Lake City. She was born in Nakskov, Sjelland, Denmark.
Married:Hansena Nielson January 22, 1867, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Hans and Mary Nielsen of Odense, Denmark). She was born February 11, 1850.
Their children:
  1. Christian born January 22, 1868, married Adlie Christina Anderson;
  2. Nephi born November 8, 1869, married Minnie Jorgensen;
  3. Christina born October 24, 1871, died;
  4. Mary born December 7, 1873, died;
  5. Zina Johanna born November 12, 1875, married John born Seamounto;
  6. Daniel born September 3, 1877, married Pearl Loverridge;
  7. Ephraim born August 1, 1880, married Martha Selmon;
  8. Sarah Elizabeth born March 2, 1882, married Benjamin Wride;
  9. Alfreda Jacobina born December 29, 1883, married John Collins.

Families resided Lake View, Utah.

Ward teacher. Sailor; farmer; stockraiser. Died May 13, 1884, Lake View, Utah.

Sources:

Jeppesen, Christian

(son of Christian Jeppesen and Hansena Nielsen). Born January 22, 1868, Provo, Utah.

Married:Adlie Christina Anderson July 1, 1903, Manti, Utah (daughter of Andrew Anderson and Cecilia Gertrude Pherson, Gothland, Sweden). She was born December 4, 1870. She came to Utah November 17, 1883.
Their children:
  1. Christian Rhodes born April 7, 1904;
  2. Geraldine Christina born August 25, 1905;
  3. Oden Cecil born August 12, 1907;
  4. Chrissie Lucile born May 22, 1909;
  5. George Nephi born June 15, 1910.

Family home Lake View, Utah.

Ward teacher; assistant Sunday school superintendent Lake View. Farmer.

Sources:

Jeppesen, Peter Nielsen

(son of Niels Jeppesen, born September 3, 1788, Vegersted, Denmark, and Marie Rasmussen, born 1786, same place married November 25, 1814). He was born September 19, 1816, Sigersted, Denmark. Came to Utah 1868, oxteam company .

Married:Caroline Sophie Sorensen April 12, 1845 (daughter of Soren Sigvardsen and Karen Sorensen, married June 11, 1819, in Denmark). She was born September 28, 1822, Kirke Hvalso, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Annie born March 3, 1846, married A. P. Schow;
  2. Karen Marie born August 20, 1848, married H. N. Jeppesen;
  3. Sigvard born October 23, 1851;
  4. Niels Peter born August 2, 1854, married Anne M. Jeppesen;
  5. Sophia born May 2, 1857, married Joseph Ricks;
  6. Christian Peter Edward, died on plains.

Family home Mantua, Utah.

Sources:

Jeppesen, Niels Peter

(son of Peter Nielsen Jeppesen and Caroline Sophie Sorensen). Born August 2, 1854, Hvalso, Denmark. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Anna M. Jeppesen January 25, 1876, Brigham City, Utah (daughter of Rasmus N. Peppesen and Ellen Catherine Ottosen, pioneers 1854). She was born June 9, 1860, Brigham City, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Niels P. born June 17, 1877, married May Call (died), married Luella Nelsen;
  2. Caroline Sophia born November 21, 1879, married Anton Jensen;
  3. Albert Edward born March 25, 1882, married Emelia Ipson;
  4. Agnes Millicent born July 27, 1884;
  5. Oscar Arnold born November 10, 1886;
  6. Meda Christena Elizabeth born February 11, 1889;
  7. William Wallace born April 15, 1891;
  8. Evelyn Catherine born March 29, 1893;
  9. Ronald Olsen born June 30, 1895;
  10. Hazel Geneva born January 5, 1898.

Family home Mantua, Utah.

Member 59th quorum seventies; high priest; missionary to Scandinavia 1907-09. Justice of peace two terms; school trustee three terms. First postmaster of Mantua. Director and secretary Mantua Co-op, now owner of same. Director in Mantua Land and Live Stock Company.

Sources:

Jepson, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

Came to Utah 1849, oxteam company.

Married:Eleanor Nightingale, who was born July 4, 1816, and came to Utah 184S, with husband.
Only child:
  1. Eleanor born September 1, 1858, married John Alfred Spendlove.

Family home Virgin City, Utah.

High Priest; first counselor in bishopric of Virgin City ward. Farmer. Died at Virgin City.

Sources:

Jepson, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Mikel Jepson and Alice Headock of Lancashire, England). Born June 24, 1816, Artly Bridge, Lancashire. Came to Utah 1852, ox team company.

Married:Eleanor Nightingale June 27, 1838 (daughter of Miles Nightingale and Lucy Thornly). She was born July 4, 1816, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. James, Jr., born October 13, 1854, married Lucinda Stratton December 28, 1876;
  2. Mary Ellen born November 1851, married M. M. Steele April 1874;
  3. Eleanor born September 1, 1857, married Estelvin Owens December 28, 1876, married John Alfred Spendlove 1886.

Family home Virgin City, Utah.

Missionary to England 1841-42; first counselor to Bishop John Parker, Virgin City 1865-81. Farmer. Died September 1881 at Virgin City.

Sources:

Jepson, James

(son of James Jepson and Eleanor Nightingale). Born October 13, 1854, Centerville, Utah.

Married:Lucinda Stratton December 28, 1876, Virgin City (daughter of Anthony J. Stratton and Martha Jane Lane). She was born January 12, 1857, Cedar City, Utah.
Their children:
  1. James Anthony born March 2, 1878, married Louisa Cox October 16, 1905;
  2. Martha born May 12, 1880, married John H. Hastings September 12, 1900;
  3. Mary Eleanor born October 18, 1881, married Richard Isom September 12, 1905;
  4. Rozilpha born July 27, 1883, married George Q. Knowlton September 11, 1907;
  5. Lucy born September 21, 1886, married Calvin D. Barnum September 16, 1909;
  6. Jesse N. born April 21, 1888, married Brenda Angell December 27, 1910;
  7. Artemissia born February 19, 1893.

Family home Virgin City, Utah.

President YMMIA, Virgin City; first counselor to Bishop John Parker 1881-83; second counselor to Bishop Beebe 1899-1903; first counselor to Bishop Samuel Isom 1903-07; bishop of Virgin ward 1907-09. President Hurricane Canal Company 1902-09.

Sources:

Jeremy, Thomas E.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Thomas Jeremy and Sarah Evans of Carmarthenshire, South Wales). Born July 11, 1816, in South Wales. Came to Utah October 28, 1849, George A. Smith company.

Married:Sarah Evans March 16, 1838, in South Wales. She was born April 27, 1816.
Their children:
  1. John, married Sarah Riley;
  2. Thomas E., Jr., married Elizabeth W. Pettit;
  3. Hannah;
  4. Margaret;
  5. Esther, married David L. Davis;
  6. Sarah, died;
  7. Mary, died;
  8. Ann, married Sarge Stenhouse;
  9. Eliza, married Harvey Hardy;
  10. Martha, married Samuel Wallace;
  11. Francis, died.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High Priest; missionary to Wales. Farmer; gardener. Died April 17, 1891, at Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Jeremy, Thomas E.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Thomas E. Jeremy and Sarah Evans). Born December 1, 1839, Carmarthenshire, South Wales, Came to Utah with father.

Married:Elizabeth W. Pettit February 10, 1866, Salt Lake City (daughter of Ethan Pettit and Margaret Ellsworth of Long Island, New York). She was born September 27, 1846. Came to Utah September 1848 with Heber C. Kimball company.
Their children:
  1. Ethan J. born April 17, 1869, married Minnie Hodges;
  2. Margaret A. born July 27, 1872, married Thomas I. Irvine;
  3. Chloe born May 28, 1875, married Calvin Kempf;
  4. Mary O. born August 22, 1877, married Grant Andrus;
  5. Stella W. born July 23, 1879, married William B. Taylor;
  6. Emily born April 27, 1881, married Walter Wright;
  7. Ernest L. born August 18, 1884, married Vera Jamison.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High priest. City councilman. Farmer.

Sources:

Jessop, Richard

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Edward Jessop, born August 9, 1806, Lincolnshire, England, and Frances Millward, born September 30, 1800, Kirptown, Derbyshire, England). Born May 3, 1838, Stoke Rogford, Lincolnshire, England. Came to Utah September 10, 1862.

Married:Mary Ellen Shaffer November 26, 1863 (daughter of Joseph Russel Shaffer and Gilead Taylor, pioneers October 1853, Heber C. Kimball company). She was born November 27, 1848. Came to Utah with her parents.
Their children:
  1. Richard Edward born March 3, 1865, died;
  2. Mary Alice born April 18, 1867, married James Greene Taylor March 31, 1886;
  3. Joseph Smith born January 26, 1869, married Martha Moore Yeates October 16, 1889;
  4. Louisa Frances born April 29, 1871, married Martin Olson January 22, 1890;
  5. Nephi born July 36, 1873, died;
  6. Moroni born November 3, 1874, married Bertha Jackson June 24, 1903;
  7. Tessie Geneva born December 6, 1881;
  8. Lilleth Ethel born September 13, 1884, married George Timothy Cummings, Jr., October 4, 1902;
  9. Ellen born November 29, 1887, married Edmund J. Bailey September 6, 1911;
  10. Gilead born July 29, 1889, married William Daniel Saurey March 4, 1911.

Family home Millville, Utah.

Married:Jenett Leronia Shaffer November 26, 1873. Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Russel Shaffer and Gilead Taylor, pioneers October 1853, Heber C. Kimball company). She was born May 11, 1858, Cottonwood, Salt Lake county.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Cathrine born February 3, 1876, married Joseph Grafton Hovey, Jr., March 6, 1895;
  2. William Oscar born September 21, 1879, died December 13, 1897;
  3. George Henry born December 6, 1881, married Frances Stephens;
  4. Lester Russel born June 1, 1887, married Leone Telford;
  5. Alma born February 10, 1889;
  6. Parley born April 18, 1893;
  7. Agnes Merle born January 7, 1895, married Edward Hanson February 13, 1913;
  8. Jenett born February 15, 1897.

Assisted in bringing company of immigrants to Utah 1868. Stood guard during early Indian troubles. President and watermaster Providence and Millville Irrigation Company; assisted in organizing in 1887 and served as first president of Millville Stock and Agriculture Association; an organizer of Millville Broom Company, and United Order; president of the former 1878-81. Died March 13, 1899, at Millville, Utah.

Sources:

Jessop, Joseph Smith

(son of Richard Jessop and Mary Ellen Shaffer). Born January 25, 1869, Millville, Utah.

Married:Martha Moore Yeates October 16, 1889, Logan, Utah (daughter of Frederick Yeates and Sarah Webb, former came to Utah September 21, 1867, Captain Hoffines company, latter October 1861, Milo Andrus company). She was born July 8, 1871, at Millville.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Genevieve born October 3, 1890;
  2. Joseph Lyman born February 10, 1892;
  3. Richard Seth born January 22, 1894;
  4. Dowayne Neor born September 9, 1895;
  5. Violet born January 10, 1897;
  6. Ruby born December 9, 1898;
  7. Martha born September 24, 1900;
  8. Vergel Yeates born October 31, 1902;
  9. Sylmar Green born November 25, 1904;
  10. Fawnetta born December 31, 1906;
  11. Millicent born November 20, 1908, died;
  12. Fredrick M. born April 20, 1910;
  13. John Millward born March 19, 1912.

Family home Millville, Utah.

Sources:

Jex, William

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1854. Descendants number about 110 grandchildren and 59 great-grandchildren.

(son of William Jex and Ann Ward of Norfolk, England). Born September 6, 1831, Crostwick, Norfolk, England. Came to Utah September 30, 1854, Darwin Richardson company.

Married:Eliza Goodson February 22, 1864 (daughter of John Goodson and Sarah Trexon), who was born January 1, 1826, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Ann Trexon (adopted) born April 1, 1851, married Joshua Brockbank March 7, 1868;
  2. Emma Eliza born October 11, 1855, married Robert W. McKell February 28, 1876;
  3. Alice Velat born August 28, 1857, married Henry J. McKell January 9, 1879;
  4. Rosetta Coreline born March 30, 1859, married Heber Robertson December 18, 1880;
  5. Artemesia Jane born October 6, 1860, married Lars O. Lawrence May 13, 1880;
  6. Richard Henry born April 7, 1862, married Ruth Jex February 24, 1886;
  7. George Hyrum born December 28, 1863, married Burl Christena Larsen January 31, 1889;
  8. Ann Melinda born September 25, 1865, married Albert T. Money January 9, 1889;
  9. Hanna Eliza born October 6, 1867, married Roswell Bradford March 22, 1893;
  10. John William born October 5, 1867, married Emily Hedquist March 22, 1893;
  11. Heber Charles born August 12, 1871, married Emeline Bird December 23, 1898.
Married:Jemima Cox January 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Cox and Ann Elizabeth Newby), who was born January 15, 1836, in Leicestershire, England.
Their children:
  1. George William born December 3, 1865, died October 25, 1866;
  2. James Henry born October 4, 1867, died January 3, 1879;
  3. Jemima Sophia born December 22, 1869, died February 24, 1879;
  4. David Walter born April 23, 1872, died January 3, 1885.

Families resided at Spanish Fork, Utah.

Senior president 50th quorum seventies 20 years; high priest; presided over Norwich conference 1885; missionary to England 1883; presiding teacher Spanish Fork ward several years. Worked on Salt Lake temple in 1854. Took active part in early Indian troubles and in Echo Canyon campaign 1857. Chosen to supervise the work of opening up roads into canyons near Spanish Fork; had charge of co-op, saw mill for a time; general watermaster 1861-62; city councilman and school trustee, Spanish Fork. Assisted financially in bringing immigrants to Utah in 1910. Descendants number 110 grandchildren and 59 great-grandchildren. Made patriarch 1912.

Sources:

Johanson, Carl

Came to Utah in 1862.

Married:Unknown
His children:
  1. August, married Christina Jorgensen;
  2. Sophia, married Mads Larsen.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Had charge of co-operative sheep herd. Sheepman and farmer. Died about 1872 at Ephraim, Utah.

Sources:

Johansen, Lars

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Johan Christiansen and Kjersten Mortensen of Orum, Veile amt, Denmark). Born February 8, 1792. Came to Utah October 5, 1854.

Married:Anna Margreta Sorensen (daughter of Soren Christensen and Cecelia Larsen), who was born May 12, 1797; came to Utah October 5, 1854, H. P. Olsen company.
Their children:
  1. Soren born March 28, 1821, married Maria Frederickson December 1854;
  2. Johannes born December 18, 1824, married Anna Jorgensen October 19, 1850;
  3. Sesel Kjestine born May 11, 1826, married Jens Blak 1855;
  4. Chresten G. born December 17, 1828, married Marie K. Sorensen April 1, 1857;
  5. Christian J. born March 21, 1831, married Barbara J. D. Olsen October 30, 1853;
  6. Lauritz born January 25, 1834, married Maria Thompsen April 1, 1857;
  7. Mary born August 2, 1836, married Chr. Willarsen July 18, 1868.

Family resided Spring City, Ephraim, Castledale and Logan, Utah.

High priest. Settled at South Weber 1854, moved to Ephraim 1858, and to Spring City 1862. Died in 1884, Spring City, Utah.

Sources:

John, Thomas

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of William John and Letitia Phillips of Wood Roach parish, Pembrokeshire, Wales). Born January 29, 1820. Came to Utah October 17, 1862, Henry W. Miller company.

Married:Margaret Thomas July 14, 1840 (daughter of William Thomas and Ann James), who was born August 14, 1815; came to Utah with husband in 1862.
Their children:
  1. Phebe born December 18, 1838, married James Cusworth;
  2. William born November 7, 1841, married Sarah Ann Ashton;
  3. Charles born April 21, 1843, married Elizabeth Williams;
  4. Ann born February 1, 1844, married Edward W. Smith;
  5. James born November 10, 1846, married Hannah Abbott;
  6. Levi born February 4, 1849, married Mary Ann Hall;
  7. Henry born February 15, 1851, married Margaret Rees;
  8. Letitia born April 6, 1853, married William H. Gibbs;
  9. Mary Jane born November 18, 1855, married Joseph B. Hawkley.

Family resided Wellsville and Malad Valley, Utah.

Married:Jane Green October 28, 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas and Ann Green), who was born November 8, 1819, Preston, England.

Ward teacher; high councilor. Settled at Wellsville 1862, moved to Malad Valley 1867. Planted first wheat on west side of Malad river; helped found town of Portage.

Sources:

John, James

(son of Thomas John and Margaret Thomas). Born November 10, 1846, Mathry parish, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

: Married: Hannah S. Abbott May 9, 1865, Wellsville, Utah (daughter of Jacob Abbott), who was born at Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Their children:
  1. Thomas Jacob born August 27, 1866;
  2. Mary Jane born October 19, 1867, married Henry Parkinson January 18, 1888;
  3. Martha Jane born October 17, 1869;
  4. Elizabeth born December 24, 1870, married Frank Hall January 18, 1888;
  5. Emily Ann born January 18, 1873, married Edwin Vaughn July 4, 1889;
  6. Harriet born November 15, 1874, married C. W. Hall;
  7. James born September 25, 1876;
  8. Angline born October 4, 1877, married Joseph Olsen April 19, 1892;
  9. Sarah born February 21, 1879;
  10. Margaret S. born May 13, 1880;
  11. David A. born January 18, 1883;
  12. Letha born November 16, 1884, married Samuel Smith November 21, 1901;
  13. Rosella born July 26, 1886.

Family resided Wellsville and Portage, Utah.

Married:Mary James May 16, 1877, St. George, Utah (daughter of Thomas James and Sarah Vaughn, who were married August 1, 1843, Castle Braith, Wales, the former came to Utah July 1876). She was born August 22, 1844, Castle Braith.
Their children:
  1. Emma born March 20, 1867, married Hyrum Ashton August 18, 1884;
  2. Annie born June 20, 1870, married John Heaton;
  3. Thomas born March 14, 1878, married Rose E. Ward February 27, 1903;
  4. Hannah S. born May 9, 1880, married Leroy Howell;
  5. Minnie I. born May 3, 1883; married Lorenzo Hoskins April 19, 1899;
  6. Mirinda born January 20, 1884, married Richard Ward April 26, 1904;
  7. Henry Edgar born November 21, 1886. High priest. Farmer.
Sources:

John, Henry

(son of Thomas John and Margaret Thomas). Born February 15, 1851, Mathry Parish, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

Married:Margaret Rees December 8, 1876. Portage, Utah (daughter of Tomas Rees and Rebeca Williams, they came to Utah 1872). She was born November 16, 1858, Broadway Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Their children:
  1. Thomas Parley born May 17, 1878, married Annie M. Wells February 16, 1899;
  2. Margaret Rebecca born May 25, 1880, married John C. Howell November 16, 1899;
  3. Elizabeth born July 15, 1881, died July 15, 1881;
  4. Brigham Henry born February 20, 1883, married Letha J. Landon January 19, 1910;
  5. Ethel Mary born September 13, 1884, married John Roderick November 12, 1902;
  6. Ruth born September 6, 1886 died September 8, 1906;
  7. Samuel Franklin born February 23, 1888, died August 28, 1888;
  8. Bertha Naomi, born September 21, 1889;
  9. William Arthur born May 24, 1891;
  10. Noah James born December 2, 1894;
  11. Edwin born December 23, 1898 died December 25, 1898.

Family home Portage, Utah.

President 52nd quorum seventies; Sunday school superintendent; missionary to Great Britain and to California Justice of the peace and school trustee.

Sources:

Johns, John

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Morgan Johns of Glamorganshire, South Wales). Born May 26, 1805, Wells, St. Donats, South Wales. Came to Utah September 27, 1861, Sextus E. Johnson company.

Married:Margaret Thomas in 1835, Prisk parish, South Wales (daughter of Morgan and Blanch Thomas), who was born February 19, 1810.
Their children:
  1. Morgan born April 2, 1840, married Mary Jenkins;
  2. Jonathan born April 27, 1843 married Elizabeth A. Bishop;
  3. William born November 27, 1845, died infant;
  4. Meriam born August 13, 1848, died infant;
  5. David born March 19, 1853, married Sarah A. Thomas.

Family resided North Ogden, Pleasant View, Utah.

President Pendylon branch in Wales; high priest. Died March 20, 1884.

Sources:

Johns, David

(son of John Johns and Margaret Thomas). Born March 19, 1863, Wells, St. Donats, South Wales.

Married:Sarah A. Thomas March 1, 1878, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jacob Thomas and Elizabeth Philips of Brigham City, Utah, pioneers September 12, 1861, Milo Andrus and John R. Murdock company). She was born July 15, 1858.
Their children:
  1. David J. born July 13, 1880, married Susan V. Maycock;
  2. Diana B. born May 4, 1882;
  3. William M. born October 26, 1883, married Anna E. Chamberlain November 20, 1912;
  4. Robert J. born April 5, 1886, died child;
  5. Margaret born August 2, 1887;
  6. Elizabeth born May 4, 1890, married William H. Shaw;
  7. Sarah born November 11, 1891.

Family home Pleasant View, Weber County, Utah.

Missionary among the Indians 1876; missionary to Great Britain 1892-93; presiding teacher, Pleasant View ward.

Sources:

Johnson, Aaron

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850. Founder of Springville, Utah.

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(son of Didymus Johnson and Rheuama Stephens of Haddam, Connecticut). Born June 22, 1806. Haddam. Came to Utah September 18, 1850, captain of his own company.

Married:Polly Zerviah Kelsey September 13, 1827, New Haven, Conn, (daughter of Willis Kelsey and Polly Parmalee, Killingworth, Connecticut). She was born September 13, 1808, and died June 27, 1860.
Their children:
  1. Willis Kelsey born September 13, 1828, married Laura Crandall;
  2. Marilla born October 12, 1830, married William Miller, married James E. Daniels;
  3. Mary Ann, died;
  4. Emma Maria born September 13, 1836, married William N. Spafford.

Family home Killingworth, Connecticut

Married:Jane Scott July 12, 1845, Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of George and Abigail Scott of Nauvoo, pioneers 1850, Aaron Johnson company). She was born May 10, 1822.
Their children:
  1. Don Carlos born July 1, 1847, married Lydia M. Boyer;
  2. Aaron born May 22, 1850, married Louisa M. Whiting;
  3. Sophia born November 20, 1853, died September 24, 1854;
  4. Stephen D. born October 6, 1856, married Luella Curtis;
  5. Mose born April 14, 1860, married Annie Kearns;
  6. Heber C. born June 4, 1864, died February 1, 1866.

Family home Springville, Utah.

First bishop of Springville 1850-72; president high council Utah stake; high councilor Nauvoo, Illinois, for four years; missionary to eastern states 1843-44. Chief justice Utah county for eight years; major general Utah militia; speaker of first legislature at Fillmore; member Utah legislature 20 years; postmaster of Springville fon 26 years. Founder of Springville. Died May 10, 1877, Springville.

Sources:

Johnson, Aaron

(son of Aaron Johnson and Jane Scott). Born May 22, 1850, Garden Grove, Utah.

Married:Louisa M. Whiting October 8, 1871, Salt Lake City (daughter of Edwin Whiting and Elizabeth Tilotson, Springville, Utah, pioneers 1849, Captain Morley company). She was born May 17, 1850, at Manti, San Pete Company.
Their children:
  1. Aaron Wayne born July 14, 1873, married Anna Whitney;
  2. Winifred born November 17, 1874, died child;
  3. Claudia born June 12, 1877, married Harvey A. Whitney;
  4. Willis K. born September 16, 1879, married Annie E. Clark and Hattie Lee;
  5. Frank born October 25, 1881, married Rosa Francis;
  6. Elmer born November 14, 1874, married Luella Snow;
  7. Hugh Dougal born July 27, 1887, married Maggie Van Orman;
  8. Louis A. born December 8, 1889, married Alice Jackson;
  9. Leland born August 15, 1893;
  10. Bryan born June 20, 1897.

Family home Springville, Utah.

Elder; Sunday school teacher; president YMMIA; colonizer in Arizona in 1878; at Kanab was chosen captain of the company. Member educational board; justice of the peace; assessor and collector; sergeant-at-arms of Utah legislature in 1895; postmaster at Taber, Alta., Canada, for four years. At age of 16 crossed plains in Captain Scott’s train of 78 wagons in 1866, acting as night guard; was in Alberta, Canada, 1901-07. Dramatist and elocutionist.

Sources:

Johnson, Andreas

(son of Jonas Larson, born February 21, 1798, and Katrina Olson, born May 4, 1794, at Alingsas, Sweden). Born November 29, 1827. Came to Utah 1863, Captain Edwards company.

Married:Annie Kaza Anderson.
Their children:
  1. Matilda Christina born February 10, 1851, married Andrew Gustave Eliason;
  2. Anna Sophia born 1854, married Fred Pederson;
  3. Edith Charlotte born 1859, died;
  4. John Andrew born 1866, married Mattie Parkinson;
  5. Nettie Tillula born 1871, died.

High Priest. Settled at Moroni, Utah, 1863; moved to Sevier county 1865; to Ephraim 1865; to Spring City 1866; to Grantsville 1868, and to Hyrum, Cache county, 1886. Indian war veteran. Farmer and carpenter. Died 1889, Hyrum, Utah.

Sources:

Johnson, Andrew

Note

Killed by indians in Black Hawk war.

Came to Utah in 1866.

Married:Hannah Johnson.
Their children:
  1. Lena, married Jacob Kofford;
  2. Elizabeth, married Edson Huntsman;
  3. Andrea, married Alfred Smith.

Family home Spring City, Utah.

He was killed August 13, 1867, in a Black Hawk Indian ambush while hauling hay into Spring City.

Sources:

Johnson, Andrew J.

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Johanas Hokanson, born July 30, 1788, and Elra Pehrson, born May 1782, of Asige, Halland, Sweden). Born June 14, 1827, Asige. Came to Utah in 1859, Captain Rawlins company.

Married:Elna Petronela Pehrson in 1854 (daughter of Nels Pehrson and Engeborg Mouson). She was born April 28, 1823.
Their children:
  1. Nels J. born June 12, 1856, married Agness Murray;
  2. John E. born April 4, 1858, married Josephine Sedelius;
  3. Hannah born September 6, 1861, married John Bowen;
  4. Emma born March 12, 1863, married George Atkin;
  5. Andrew born April 14, 1866;
  6. Samuel born March 30, 1869, married Clara S. Johnson.

Family home Tooele, Utah.

Farmer.

Sources:

Johnson, Samuel

(son of Andrew J. Johnson and Elna Petronela Pehrson). Born March 30, 1869, Tooele, Utah.

Married:Clara S. Johnson March 19, 1890, at Logan, Utah (daughter of Andrew G. Johnson and Anna Sophia Bjork). She was born November 23, 1871, Grantsville, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Samuel H. born October 15, 1892;
  2. Clara Feametta born June 18, 1894;
  3. Lucile M. born June 29, 1896;
  4. Delbert born February 8, 1899;
  5. Vera born October 27, 1901;
  6. Bernice born July 1, 1909.

Family home Tooele, Utah.

Deputy county assessor; county treasurer Tooele county. Farmer.

Sources:

Johnson, Bengt

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of John and Hanna Bengston of Sodervidinge, Sweden). Born January 31, 1822, Sodervidinge Came to Utah October 1862, Joseph Horne company.

Married:Guinala Benson in May 1850 at Sodervidinge Sweden (daughter of Mr. Benson, pioneer 1862, Joseph Horne company). She was born October 28, 1821.
Their children:
  1. Bengt, married Betsie Christoferson;
  2. Nels B., married Laura Larsen;
  3. Peter B., married Hester Robbins;
  4. Abraham B., married Eliza Ross;
  5. Guinala, married Frank Tucker.

Family home Provo Utah.

Farmer. Died March 13, 1912.

Sources:

Johnson, Bengt

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Bengt Johnson and Guinala Benson). Born June 13, 1850, Sodervidinge, Sweden Came to Utah with father.

Married:Betsie Christoferson March 7, 1871 at Salt Lake City (daughter of Nels Christoferson and Hanna Poison Gislof of Sweden, the latter came to Utah by rail) She was born December 23, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Emma B. born April 29, 1872;
  2. Hanna S. born January 7, 1875, married John B. Cardall;
  3. Benjamin A. born August 18, 1877, married Ellen Johnson;
  4. Aleda N. born June 29, 1880;
  5. Alvin C. born March 9, 1883, died Reed T. born November 4, 1885, married Alfrida Blomquist;
  6. Vernie C born May 25, 1888;
  7. Bessie R. born June 20, 1891.

Family home Provo Utah.

High councilor; missionary to Sweden 1888-89 and in 1910. Farmer.

Sources:

Johnson, Benjamin

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of William and Fanny Johnson of Northampton, Northamptonshire England). Born 1811 Buckinghamshire. Came to Utah August 20, 1868 Joseph S. Rawlins company.

Married:Charlotte Budd in 1838, Aston, Clinton Newmill Chapel, Herefordshire, England. (daughter of George Budd and Rebecca Ford of Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, England) She was born August 20, 1812.
Their children:
  1. Sarah F. married Joseph Sharp;
  2. William, married Annie Hammond;
  3. Fanny married William Bishop;
  4. Rebecca F., married William Hammond;
  5. Benjamin, married Harriet Cross;
  6. Charlotte, married Thomas Plyer;
  7. Joseph T. married Elizabeth Rawlings;
  8. Susannah E., married William Pead;
  9. Mary Ann, married Edward Brain.

Family home, Salt Lake City, 14th ward.

Died December 23, 1869.

Sources:

Johnson, Benjamin Franklin

Note

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

Of Palmyra, New York. Born July 28, 1818. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married:Melissa LeBaron.
Their children:
  1. Benjamin F., married Mary Eliza Williams and Caroline Butterfield;
  2. David Albion, married Christine Jensen;
  3. Julia Diadma, married David Wilson;
  4. Esther, married Samuel Openshaw;
  5. Melissa, married Don Carlos Babbit;
  6. Delcina, married Almon W. Babbit.

Family home Spring Lake Villa, Juab County, Utah.

Missionary to Sandwich Islands; seventy; patriarch; private secretary to Joseph Smith. Farmer, orchardist and freighter. Died in 1904, Mesa, Arizona.

Sources:

Johnson, Benjamin Franklin

Note

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

(son of Benjamin P. Johnson and Melissa LeBaron). Born December 29, 1842, Palmyra, New York. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married:Mary Eliza Williams September 18, 1877, at Santaquin, Utah (daughter of Elias Willard Williams and Lucy Hendricks of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, pioneers 1852). She was born June 8, 1856.
Their children:
  1. Mary Eliza born January 10, 1878, married Herman A. Miller;
  2. Benjamin Willard born September 19, 1880, married Dora E. Slaugh;
  3. Charles A. born July 22, 1882;
  4. Lucy Dadma born May 24, 1884, married Thomas Kendall.

Family home Mona, Utah.

Married:Caroline Butterfield.
Their children:
  1. Evaline (died August 1912), married John Dodge;
  2. Benjamin F., married Maim Cloward;
  3. Elmer, died;
  4. Melissa (died), married John Dussard;
  5. Marcus, died;
  6. Julian H.;
  7. Inez (died), married Ernest Ellworth;
  8. Carrie, married Heber K. Maxham.

Elder. Orchardist and farmer. Died January 21, 1884, Tempe, Arizona.

Sources:

Johnson, Benjamin William

(son of Benjamin Franklin Johnson and Mary Eliza Williams. Born September 19, 1880, Spring Lake, Utah.

Married:Dora Elizabeth Slaugh October 21, 1899, at Naples, Utah (daughter of John Jacob Slaugh. Sr. and Matilda Smuin), who was born August 22, 1879.
Their children:
  1. Mary Matilda born July 11, 1900;
  2. Charles Willard born February 26, 1902;
  3. George Elias born June 23, 1903;
  4. Florence “Melissa born January 4, 1905;
  5. Dora Nell born March 8, 1906;
  6. Carl Hentherly born September 21, 1907;
  7. Lucy Ellen born October 28, 1909;
  8. Benjamin Franklin born January 30, 1911;
  9. Ruth born August 9, 1912.

Family home Naples, Utah.

Elder; ward and Sunday school teacher; Sunday school superintendent Naples ward. Farmer.

Sources:

Johnson, Charles A.

(son of 2 Benj. F. Johnson and Mary Eliza Williams). Born July 22, 1882, Mona, Juab County, Utah.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Elder; second assistant superintendent Davis Sunday school and Sunday school teacher. Farmer. Ward teacher. Ex-mail carrier.

Sources:

Johnson, C. P. W.

(son of Lars Johnson, born March 1, 1785, and Maria Holm, born May 3, 1793, both of Copenhagen, Denmark). Born December 29, 1823, Copenhagen. Came to Utah in 1862.

Married:Albiena Henrietta Weiss July 24, 1852. at Copenhagen (daughter of Christian Frederick Weiss, born December 11, 1786, and Johanna Christina Mork, born January 15, 1794). She was born April 22, 1833.
Their children:
  1. William born 1853;
  2. Sophus W. W. born December 24, 1854, married Maria Sorenson March 31, 1877;
  3. Edmund H. C. born November 7, 1856, married Josephine V. Nielsen January 20, 1882;
  4. Arnold E. C. born October 5, 1858;
  5. James J. A. born October 12, 1860.
Sources:

Johnson, Edmund H. C.

(son of C. P. W. Johnson and Albiena Henrietta Weiss). Born November 7, 1856, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Married:Josephine Nielsen January 20, 1882. at Mt. Pleasant, Utah (daughter of Fredrick P. and Christina Nielsen), who was born February 14, 1862, Mt. Pleasant, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Edmund A. born December 6, 1882, married Clida Dodge February 12, 1907;
  2. Pearly L. born August 3, 1884;
  3. Ferrington W. born August 10, 1886;
  4. Eugene W. born June 23, 1889;
  5. Virtue L. born December 12, 1892;
  6. Mary A. born September 7, 1896;
  7. Josie born September 11, 1902;
  8. Viola J. born April 14, 1905.

Died December 23, 1869.

Sources:

Johnson, Daniel

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Jonas Danielson and Marie Jensen, both of Elvingstorp, Calmarlan, Sweden). Born July 24, 1820, Elvingstorp. Came to Utah October 1854, Hans P. Olson company.

Married:Catherine Jensen at Bornholm, Denmark (daughter of Rasmus Jensen and Johanna Christena Nielsen, both of Bornholm, Denmark, pioneers 1864, Hans P. Jensen company). She was born March 16, 1827.
Their children:
  1. Wilhelmine born July 10, 1850, married Erastus Petersen;
  2. Joseph born May 11, 1855, married Mary Annette Sorensen;
  3. Jacob born April 22, 1857, married Marian Perry;
  4. Daniel born August 22, 1859;
  5. Erastus born July 31, 1862, married Ruth Pulsipher;
  6. Catherine born April 22, 1864;
  7. Emma born November 25, 1865;
  8. George A. born August 3, 1870, married Alice Lucy Kilgore;
  9. Clara Rosetta born December 4, 1871, married Charles Spierman, married James Ainsworth;
  10. Alice Florence born May 31, 1874, married Nephi Smith.

Family resided Logan, Utah, and LaGrande, Oregon

Married:Sena Hansen at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Fredrick born November 28, 1870, married Clara Larence Jensen;
  2. Anna Maria born 1872, married Nephi Andrews;
  3. Hyrum married Berta Guimanal;
  4. Aaron;
  5. Moses, married Eliza Pulsipher.

Mason by trade and assisted in building three Mormon temples. Died December 4, 1890.

Sources:

Johnson, George Washington

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851. Indian interpreter; compiled the first dictionary of the languages of the Utah Indians.

(son of Ezekiel Johnson and Julia Hills of Uxbridge, Massachusetts. Born February 19, 1823. Pomfret. Chautauqua County, New York. Came to Utah September 21, 1851, Alfred Cardon company.

Married:Maria Jane Johnston April 14, 1844, Macedonia, Illinois. (daughter of Oliver Campbell Johnston and Hanna Hall Buckley, of Wilson county, Tennessee). She was born October 28, 1824, at Wartrace Creek, Tennessee.
Their children:
  1. George Washington born March 20, 1845, died child;
  2. Amos Partridge born September 25, 1846, married Elizabeth F. Stone;
  3. Ezekiel Albert born July 7, 1848, died child;
  4. William Oliver born December 9, 1849, died child;
  5. Milas Edgar born July 31, 1851, married Alice Malena Wilkins;
  6. Maria Jane born December 11, 1852, married Thomas O. Wakefield;
  7. Julia Ann born February 28, 1855, married John F. Wakefield;
  8. Joseph Ellis born January 31, 1858, married Catherine Annie Johnson; married Elizabeth Howard;
  9. Nancy Loretta born September 23, 1860, married Andrew Jackson Woodward.

Family home Mona, Juab County, Utah.

Married:Eveline Burdick October 1, 1861, in Salt Lake City (daughter of Alden Burdick and Jerusha Parks of Nauvoo, Illinois, the latter pioneer 1852). She was born September 18, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Horace, married Julia Hills Eagar;
  2. Margaret Ellen, died child;
  3. Mary Eveline, married Orris C. Newell Charlotte, died child;
  4. George Washington, married Sarah Partridge;
  5. Laura Marinda, married Stanley Keat; married John E. Jones;
  6. David Almon, married Emeline Hill;
  7. Jerusha Annetta, married Stephen Jones;
  8. Herbert Ernest, died child;
  9. Esther Minnie, married David B. Farnsworth;
  10. Charles Edwin, married Maud Carter; married Florence Crapo.

Family home Mona, Utah.

Helped to build the Nauvoo temple, and in 1848, in connection with David T. LeBaron had charge of it, and was present and saw it while it was burning. Physician; Indian interpreter; compiled the first dictionary of the languages of the Utah Indians. High Priest; bishop of Fountain Green ward 1860-65. Postmaster for 35 years. Poet. Seeds man and florist. Died January 22, 1900, Moab, Grand County, Utah.

Sources:

Johnson, Milas Edgar

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of George Washington Johnson and Maria Jane Johnston). Born July 31, 1851, 15 miles north of Platte river. Came to Utah September 21, 1851, Alfred Cardon company.

Married:Alice Malena Wilkins March 16, 1874, at Mona, Utah (daughter of Alexander Wilkins and Alice Malena Barney of Provo, Utah; they came to Utah in 1851). She was born February 28, 1857.
Their children:
  1. Milas Partridge born March 28, 1876, married Eliza Viola Loveless;
  2. George Alexander born March 9, 1877, married Hannah Frances Gordon;
  3. Joseph Buriah born August 13, 1879, married Alice Allen;
  4. Edgar Vernon born May 27, 1881, married Ethlind Bradley;
  5. Inez Geraldine born April 7, 1884, married John Edward Johnson;
  6. Hattie Minerva born November 18, 1885, died infant.

Family home Huntington, Utah.

Married:Hannah Eliza Rowley August 25, 1887, at Logan, Utah (daughter of Samuel Rowley and Ann Taylor of Parowan, Utah). She was born January 20, 1872.
Their children:
  1. Alice Malena born October 18, 1888, died infant;
  2. Rolla Virgil born December 17, 1889;
  3. Irene Ann born October 6, 1891, married George Gardner;
  4. Margaret Ellen born April 25, 1893;
  5. Jerold Rowley born April 1, 1895, died child;
  6. Senate Jane born February 17, 1897;
  7. Norma Delsa born February 24, 1899;
  8. Byron Francis born September 23, 1901, died infant;
  9. Mildred Erma born January 3, 1904;
  10. Milton Erman born January 3, 1904;
  11. Sarah born December 12, 1906, died infant;
  12. Lowell born September 29, 1909.

Family home Huntington, Utah.

High Priest; stake secretary YMMIA Emory stake 1890-96. Water commissioner; jury commissioner; registration officer, town clerk; trustee; notary public; state senator for twelfth senatorial district; postmaster 20 years. Merchant, traveling salesman. Commander Indian war veterans for department of Emory and Carbon counties and secretary Huntington commercial club.

Sources:

Johnson, Gustave

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of John and Ann Maria Snygg of Sweden). Born July 23, 1821. Gathered, Sweden. Came to Utah October 1, 1862, Joseph Horne company.

Married:Louise Erickson March 25, 1845, in Sweden (daughter of Jacob and Johana Erickson of Sweden). She was born March 25, 1816.
Their children:
  1. Hannah Sophia born April 9, 1849, married J. J. Cummings;
  2. Eda born September 7, 1861, married Andrew Johnson.
Sources:

Johnson, Hans Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Johanas Paurigg and Magretha Paurigg). Born October 7, 1816, in Sjaelland, Denmark. Came to Utah in 1866.

Married:Annie Dorthea Jensen in 1842. She was born in 1814.
Their children:
  1. Dorthea Christina born March 4, 1843, married James Hansen April 1869;
  2. Grete Bergitha born February 2, 1849, married August Swenson November 14, 1868.
Married:Helen Anton in the spring of 1881.

Settled at Provo 1866; moved to Spanish Fork 1868 to Fountain Green 1870; to Spring City 1873; to Spanish Fork 1886. Musician; farmer.

Sources:

Johnson, James

(son of John Johnson and Ellen Jensen of Brigham City, Utah). Born March 14, 1820, in Denmark. Came to Utah July, 1857, Captain Nesbitt company.

Married:Mary Nielsen, in Denmark (daughter of Lara Nielsen and Maron Hanson of Denmark), who was born June 11, 1830.
Their children:
  1. Ellen;
  2. Lars;
  3. Christina;
  4. Mary, married John Hailing;
  5. James, married Harriet E. Lamb December 23, 1880;
  6. Laura, married Peter Hansen December 28, 1877;
  7. Joseph, married Olive R. Lamb October 28, 1884;
  8. Sarah;
  9. Lorenzo, married Mary E. Hansen November 25, 1891;
  10. Jane.

Family resided Brigham City and Hyde Park, Utah.

High priest. Died May 16, 1891, Hyde Park, Utah.

Sources:

Johnson, James Jr.

(son of James Johnson and Mary Nielsen). Born November 20, 1859, Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Harriet E. Lamb December 23, 1880, Salt Lake Endowment house (daughter of Suel Lamb and Elizabeth Zimmerman of Hyde Park, Utah), who was born February 23, 1862.
Their children:
  1. James E. born September 25, 1881, married Annie A. Lewis November 16, 1894;
  2. Laurence born November 5, 1883, married Mary A. Stephens October, 1907;
  3. Edna born May 19, 1886, married Harrison R. Merrill January 27, 1909;
  4. Louis born September 2, 1888;
  5. Floyd born September 8, 1892;
  6. Howard born February 21, 1895;
  7. Harriet born August 14, 1897;
  8. Hazel born November 5, 1899;
  9. Orene L. born October 12, 1904.

Family home Preston, Idaho.

Missionary to Denmark 1900-03, and presided over the Aalborg conference at that place; counselor to Bishop Larson of Preston ward; and also to G. H. Carver of 3d ward, Preston; counselor to Joseph S. Geddes, president Oneida stake.

Sources:

Johnson, Joseph

(son of James Johnson, Sr., and Mary Nielsen). Born July 19, 1865, Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Olive Lamb October, 1884, Logan, Utah (daughter of Suel Lamb and Elizabeth Zimmerman), who was born May 30, 1864, Lehi, Utah.
Their children:
  1. George born July 25, 1885, married Linna Heldsted December 12, 1909;
  2. Willard born October 1, 1887, married Margie Oliverson 1909;
  3. Leonard born April 21, 1890;
  4. Wallace born October 28, 1892;
  5. Leslie born February 20, 1895;
  6. Jessie born June 9, 1899;
  7. Ina born July 5, 1901;
  8. Frank born April 19, 1904;
  9. Bertha born March 16, 1906.

Family resided Brigham City, Utah and Preston, Idaho.

Married:Nellie Elizabeth Thomas June 30, 1909, Logan, Utah (daughter of Harrison Ayers Thomas and Ann Morehead, former a pioneer with John Brown company, latter with Aaron Johnson company, married February 12, 1858, Salt Lake Endowment house). She was born September 25, 1870, Smithfield, Utah.
Only child:
  1. Harrison Thomas born June 10, 1910.

Missionary to southern states 1906. Railroad contractor in Montana and Idaho. Member board of education of Preston. Engaged in farming and stockraising. Sawmill owner.

Sources:

Johnson, James Nicholai

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of Niels Sorensen and Christena Mickelsen of Denmark). Born November 11, 1838, Risegaard, Denmark. Came to Utah November 1856, Knud Peterson company.

Married:Nellie Truelson 1869 at Salt Lake City, who died June 1888.
Their children:
  1. Niels;
  2. Soren, died infant.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Elna Bodelson May 1866, Salt Lake City (daughter of Bodel Olson and Christena Parson, former came to Utah with Captain Baker, latter came September 1864). She was born May 20, 1835, Broby, Sweden.
Their children:
  1. James Lorenzo born January 23, 1869, died December 1888;
  2. Niels Oscar born December 4, 1871, died December 1888.

Called to assist in settling the Muddy at St. Thomas, Nevada, where he resided three years and moved to Panguitch; moved as a pioneer to Richfield. Sevier County, Utah, 1871. Pioneer farmer and canal builder. Died October 26, 1900, near Galiana, Mexico.

Sources:

Johnson, Jarvis

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Member of the Mormon Battalion and a Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Peter Johnson and Lurina Roberts of Vermont). Born July 6, 1829, at Lincoln, Addison county, Vermont. Came to Utah 1847 with division of Mormon Battalion.

Married:Hester Ann Jackson August 6, 1849.
Their children:
  1. Mary Charlotte born December 14, 1850, married Rais B. Cahoon;
  2. Malissa Caroline born February 19, 1853, married Alexander Hunsaker;
  3. Lusina born April 6, 1855, married Denmark Jensen;
  4. William Leaman born January 27, 1867, married Katie Wickham;
  5. John H. born January 29, 1859, married Sophena Hansen.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Sarah Jane Angel 1861 at Salt Lake City (daughter of T. O. Angel and Polly Johnson). She was born May 28, 1834, in New York state.
Their children:
  1. Martha Ann born August 19, 1862, married Orsen Burrell;
  2. Jarvis Truman born December 1, 1863, died child;
  3. Race Alphalus born October 4, 1865, married Charlotte Whitworth March 28, 1888;
  4. Alice A. born December 17, 1866, married George Simmons;
  5. Alonzo A. born December 17, 1866, married Eva Boothe;
  6. Sarah Jane born March 21, 1869, died child;
  7. Peter born March 21, 1869.
Married:Mary Jane Ainsworth January 17, 1870, at Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Joseph Ainsworth and Mary Hupp). She was born in Staffordshire, England.
Their children:
  1. Mary Emereta born February 6, 1871, married L. W. Standing;
  2. Sarah Adelaide born January 18, 1873, married Wilford Stevenson;
  3. Jarvis born September 27, 1876, married Effie Busenback;
  4. Joseph Seaman born November 28, 1880, married Katie Yates;
  5. Cyntha Delilah born February 20, 1884, married Harry Goodsell;
  6. Hazel Emmer born January 30, 1886, married Alma Knapp;
  7. Myrtle Inez born August 6, 1888, married Chester Webb;
  8. Owen Ainsworth born February 2, 1891, married Sarah Elizabeth Coombs;
  9. Wallace born October 11, 1892;
  10. Ruby born March 8, 1896.

Family home Beaver Dam, Box Elder County, Utah.

Machinist.

Sources:

Johnson, William Leaman

(son of Jarvis Johnson and Hester Ann Jackson). Born January 27, 1857, Otoe county, Nebraska.

Married:Katie Wickham November 11, 1877, Brigham City, Utah (daughter of John Wickham who came to Utah August 20, 1868, Chester Loveland company, and Sarah Andrews, who came to Utah in 1866). She was born May 11, 1859.
Their children:
  1. William Leroy born August 29, 1878, married Lillie Scott;
  2. Warren Edward born September 6, 1880, died;
  3. Sarah Maud born October 27, 1882, married L. H. Bullen;
  4. Sylvanus born December 31, 1884, died;
  5. Hester Ann born March 24, 1886, died;
  6. Lola May born June 18, 1888, married George E. Pulsipher;
  7. Leona Minnie born June 18, 1888;
  8. Walter Leslie born December 15, 1890;
  9. John Wickham born April 10, 1892, and Ethel born January 22, 1894, died;
  10. Lester R. born May 23, 1895.

High Priest. Settled at Brigham City; moved to Avon. Farmer.

Sources:

Johnson, Race Alphalus

(son of Jarvis Johnson and Sarah Jane Angel). Born October 4, 1865, Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Charlotte Whitworth March 28, 1888, Logan, Utah (daughter of George Whitworth and Mary Wheatley). She was born October 22, 1868, at Calls Fort, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Pearl born December 16, 1888, died January 9, 1889;
  2. Mary Lavona born March 23, 1890;
  3. Vedia born March 30, 1892, died October 8, 1904;
  4. Alphalus born May 2, 1894;
  5. Florence born June 3, 1896;
  6. Martha Fern born July 22, 1898, died January 18, 1905;
  7. Cathrine born August 11, 1900;
  8. George Elmer born September 2, 1902;
  9. Charlotte born April 6, 1905;
  10. Alice Virginia born February 28, 1907;
  11. Benjamin Francis born March 25, 1909.

Family home Beaver Dam, Box Elder County, Utah.

Engaged in Sunday school work 17 years; missionary to eastern states; high priest; bishop of Beaver Dam, Utah.

Sources:

Johnson, Alonzo Alvaro

(son of Jarvis Johnson and Sarah Jane Angel). Born December 17, 1866, Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Eva Boothe October 9, 1895, Logan, Utah (daughter of Lewis Nathaniel Boothe and Mary Jane Reese, the former pioneer 1851, Captain Smith company). She was born April 2, 1875, Brigham City.
Their children:
  1. Alvero born August 19, 1896, Jarvis Glen born December 28, 1897;
  2. Alice Alviretto born August 5, 1899;
  3. Mary Jane born January 16, 1902;
  4. Martha E. born December 8, 1903;
  5. Louis Alonzo born October 15, 1905;
  6. Mauda June born June 19, 1907;
  7. Leah born September 21, 1909;
  8. Mertle Ladine born October 11, 1911.
Sources:

Johnson, Jarvis

(son of Jarvis Johnson and Mary Jane Ainsworth). Born September 27, 1876. Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Effie Busenbark March 22, 1899, Logan, Utah (daughter of Elias Monroe Busenbark and Sarah Ann Smith, the former was born in Farmington, Utah, latter came to Utah with Captain Murdock company). She was born September 22, 1879, Beaver Dam, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Jarvis Erwin born July 10, 1900;
  2. Marcellis B. born February 3, 1906. Lawrence M. born February 18, 1904;
  3. Farren B. born February 3, 1906, died September 15, 1907;
  4. Wilford B. born April 16, 1908;
  5. Elmer Carlisle born April 30, 1909;
  6. Ray Lavor born May 5, 1911.

Moved from Brigham City to Beaver Dam in 1880. Ward clerk, Fielding, Utah, 1909-10; high priest; member bishopric of Fielding, Utah.

Sources:

Johnson, Joel H.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

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(son of Ezekiel Johnson and Julia Hill). Born March 23, 1802, Grafton, Massachusetts. Came to Utah October 19, 1848, Willard Richards company.

Married:Annie P. Johnson November 2, 1826, at Pomfret, New York. (daughter of Timothy Johnson and Dimmis Welch, of Pomfret, New York, pioneers 1848, Willard Richards company). She was born August 7, 1800.
Their children:
  1. Sixtus E.;
  2. Sariah;
  3. Nephi born December 12, 1833, married Mandana R. Merrill;
  4. Susan T.;
  5. Seth born March 6, 1839, married Lydia Ann Smith.

Missionary to Iowa and Nebraska 1857-60; bishop; high councilor; patriarch. Member city council; chaplain of territorial legislature at Fillmore. Farmer and stockraiser. Was present at the dedication of the Kirtland temple. Died September 24, 1882, Johnson, Utah.

Sources:

Johnson, Nephi

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

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(son of Joel H. and Annie P. Johnson). Born December 12, 1833, Kirtland, Ohio. Came to Utah October 19, 1848, Franklin D. Richards company.

Married:Mandana R. Merrill January 4, 1856, at Cedar City, Utah (daughter of Justin Merrill and Lovinna Manchester of Nauvoo, Illinois; came to Utah in 1848). She was born October 4, 1838, Shelby, Michigan.
Their children:
  1. Lovinna A., married Frank L. Farnesworth;
  2. Nephi, married Julia Shumway;
  3. Joel H., married Harriett Broadbent;
  4. Justin M., married Emma Fuller;
  5. Editha M., married John C. Stewart;
  6. Susan E., married William Hamlin;
  7. Sixtus E., married Ann Hamlin;
  8. William W., died infant;
  9. Lillian C., married William Jolley;
  10. Seth J.

Family resided Virgin City and Kanab, Utah.

Indian missionary 1853-65; bishop’s counselor; patriarch. County commissioner four terms; road commissioner 10 years; town president; justice of the peace. Mail contractor and farmer.

Sources:

Johnson, Seth

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Joel H. and Annie P. Johnson). Born March 6, 1839, Carthage, Illinois. Came to Utah 1848, Willard Richards company.

Married:Lydia Ann Smith November 11, 1861, Parowan, Utah (daughter of Thomas P. Smith and Mary Dugard, of Fort Johnson, Utah). She was born February 17, 1847.
Their children:
  1. Mary Julia born November 13, 1862;
  2. Seth Alvin born November 9, 1864;
  3. George W. born June 27, 1866;
  4. Lydia Annie born September 13, 1868;
  5. Joel Hills born July 6, 1870;
  6. Sixtus Ellis born July 29, 1872;
  7. Nephi born December 15, 1874;
  8. Seth born December 17, 1876;
  9. Janet Matilda born January 13, 1878;
  10. Susan Sariah born November 29, 1880.

In 1863 called to the Missouri river with a company of teams to assist immigrants to Utah. Bishop of Hillsdale ward and Cannonville ward; high councilor 24 years; patriarch. County superintendent of district schools; mail carrier. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Johnson, John

(son of John Erickson, born August 26, 1835, Westmanland, Sweden, and Christina Person, born February 3, 1835. Westmanland). He was born April 20, 1864, Westmanland. Came to Utah June 24, 1889.

Married:Edla Lundell October 22, 189, Utah (daughter of Andrew Gustave Lundell and Carolina G. Erickson, who were married 1844 in Westmanland). She was born December 5, 1865.
Their children:
    1. Edward born October 2, 1890
  1. Edna born January 31, 1892;
  2. George Q. born March 21, 1894;
  3. Nora born March 20, 1895;
  4. Elsie born December 28, 1896;
  5. Lorenzo Carl born January 17, 1899;
  6. Vera born April 1, 1902;
  7. Halver T. born January 13, 1904;
  8. Wilma born November 9, 1906;
  9. Darwin W. born November 20, 1910.

Joined LDS church September 12, 1886; missionary in Sweden 1887-89, and to Sweden 1899-1902; bishop Benjamin ward, Nebo stake 1904. Moved from the northern part of the state to Benjamin in 1891. First president Benjamin Electric Light & Telephone Company 1904.

Sources:

Johnson, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Jorgen Esberson and Gertrude Larsen of West Maria, Bornholm, Denmark). Born September 20, 1812, at West Maria, Bornholm, Denmark. Came to Utah October 6, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen company.

Married:Karen Kirstine Jensen August 8, 1835, at Aaker Sogn, Bornholm, Denmark (daughter of Christen Jensen), who was born September 1, 1809, in Klemersker Sogn, Bornholm, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Sine Cathrine born May 14, 1837, married Niels Mikelsen 1855;
  2. Mary Ann born July 23, 1841, married Alvin Nichols April 8, 1857;
  3. Lewis Peter born March 12, 1844, married Susan Elizabeth Watkins January 25, 1869;
  4. Teah Jensina born December 14, 1847, married William Lampard Watkins July 13, 1867;
  5. John Peter born November 16, 1850, married Mary Klenn June 9, 1873.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Annie C. Petersen in 1860, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Hans N. Petersen and Caroline Sophia Andriasen, pioneers 1856, with Knud Peterson company). She was born April 4, 1844, Sjaelland, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Sophia born April 19, 1861, married Frank W. Earl March 31, 1909;
  2. Eliza born June 30, 1864, married Nels Madson February 12, 1885;
  3. Aurelius E. born June 26, 1879, married Hattie Forrest June 7, 1904;
  4. Harmon J. born May 23, 1882, married Sarah Nelson April 27, 1907;
  5. George L. born December 7, 1884, married Loa Tingey June 26, 1907.

Family home Brigham City.

Married:Annie Maria Nielsen November 1865 (daughter of Christian Nielsen and Karen Larsen Olsen, the latter pioneer 1862). She was born July 18, 1834; came to Utah 1863, Captain Clapp company.
Their children:
  1. Meda A. born August 11, 1866, married Nels C. Jensen December 21, 1892;
  2. Sarah born March 13, 1868, married David L. Reese January 2, 1896;
  3. Oluf born October 24, 1859, married Annie White June 25, 1902;
  4. Louisa born October 8, 1872, married Lorenzo Peterson April 11, 1894.

High Priest; member 1st bishopric of Bear River City, Utah. Helped found Brigham City in 1864. and Bear River City in 1866. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Died February 21, 1896.

Sources:

Johnson, Lewis Peter

(son of John Johnson and Karen Kirstine Jensen). Born March 12, 1844, West Maria, Bornholm, Denmark.

Married:Susan E. Watkins January 25, 1869, at Salt Lake City (daughter of William Lampard Watkins and Mary Almina Hammond, pioneers of September 11, 1852). She was born August 30, 1848, Little Pigeon, Pottawatomie County, Iowa.
Their children:
  1. Lewis Orlando born April 29, 1870, married Celine Anderson November 9, 1898;
  2. Susan Almina born April 22, 1874, married Thomas W. Whitaker January 1, 1896;
  3. John Watkins born August 20, 1876, married Oralee Cheney June 18, 1908;
  4. Lucius Octavius born December 13, 1884, married Florence R. Wilde June 13, 1906;
  5. George Wallace born November 1, 1889.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

High Priest; member of presidency YMMIA of the first ward of Brigham City four years; Usher in Box Elder tabernacle from 1877 to 1905. Assisted in founding Brigham City in 1854, and Bear River City in 1866. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah in 1864. City treasurer two terms; school trustee 1894-96; road supervisor 1888-93; city councilman in Brigham City 1896-1902. Had charge of Brigham Cooperative farm in Malad valley during seasons 1876-77. Fruit grower.

Sources:

Johnson, Oluf

(son of John Johnson and Annie M. Nielsen). Born October 24, 1869, at Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Annie White June 25, 1902, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Barnard White and Mary Williams), who was born July 12, 1876, at Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Ruth
  2. Annie born January 18, 1906;
  3. Russel, died;
  4. Mildred born August 31, ____, died.

Missionary to Denmark; 3rd president 163d quorum seventies Bear River stake.

Sources:

Johnson, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

Married:Bergite Larson Loken at Elverum, Hedemarken, Norway (daughter of Lars Loken of Elverum), who was born December 23, 1816, and came to Utah October 1, 1864, John Smith Independent company.
Their children:
  1. Ingere born March 14, 1844, married J. P. R. Johnson;
  2. Lena born December 9, 184S, married Peter Madsen;
  3. John, Jr., born June 7, 1849, married Ingere Sward.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Bergite Larson Loken later married Hans Knutson, (son of Knud Kokenson and Eli Neilsen) pioneer 1864.

Their children:
  1. Christena, married Christian Nelson;
  2. Andrew, married Chasty Sward;
  3. Herman, married Amanda Evert;
  4. Bertha, married Peter Madsen;
  5. Ellen died.
Sources:

Johnson, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of John Johnson and Bergite Larson Loken). Born June 7, 1849, Ostreveen, Lorten, Hedemarken, Norway. Came to Utah with father.

Married:Ingere Sward June 13, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Aake Aakeson Sward and Eena Olson of Ostravram, Skaane, Sweden came to Utah August, 1874). She was born May 2, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Ellen Bergite born April 3, 1871, married Leslie L. Bunnell;
  2. Josephine born May 22, 1873, married William W. Goodridge;
  3. Ingere Julia born November 20, 1875, married Ted Hatton;
  4. Emma born December 30, 1877, married Conrad Marg, Jr.;
  5. John born July 20, 1880, died September 21, 1881;
  6. Tenie born June 26, 1882, married Martin Clinger;
  7. Alfred Henry born September 3, 1884; married Murel Holdaway;
  8. Nora born November 19, 1886, married William W. Taylor;
  9. August Jeremiah born February 4, 1888;
  10. Anna Goldie Halverson (adopted) born April 27, 1884, married John McCune.

Member 45th quorum seventies; missionary to Norway 1889-91; high priest; bishop Lake View ward since February 14, 1892; presiding teacher since 1877; president YMMIA and Sunday school superintendent. Peace officer. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Johnson, John A.

(son of James and Josephine Johnson of Denmark). Born April 14, 1883.

Married:Sarah Jane Thomas (Matthews) July 7, 1908, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Thomas and Mary Darknell, of Salt Lake City). She was born October 15, 1874, at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. John W. born January 3, 1909;
  2. Stanley T. born September 23, 1910.

Motorman; stationary engineer.

Sources:

Johnson, John Peter Rasmus

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

Born April 10, 1824, near Copenhagen, Denmark. Came to Utah October 5, 1854.

Married:Caroline Maria Nelson Tuft in 1845, in Denmark (daughter of Lars Nielson, who resided near Copenhagen). She was born February 2, 1822.
Their children:
  1. John T., married Dortha Merk;
  2. Niels born September 1848, married Josephine Johnson;
  3. Hans Christian, Dortha and Rebecca, died;
  4. Andrew Christian, married Anna Rosser;
  5. Annie Maria, married Samuel Stephen Jones;
  6. Minnie;
  7. Johanna Patrina Rasmina, married Samuel Jepperson;
  8. Peter, died;
  9. Hyrum, married Julia Shepherd.
Married:Mary Poulsen at Salt Lake City (daughter of Mads Poulsen of Copenhagen, Denmark, who came to Utah about 1854).
Their children:
  1. Elias, married Mary Greenough;
  2. Brigham, married Nora Peay;
  3. Maria, died;
  4. Pauline, married Joseph Kirkwood.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Inger Johnson at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Johnson and Bergeta Knutson, they came to Utah in 1864).
Their children:
  1. John Joseph, married Emma Brown;
  2. Ellen;
  3. Marietta;
  4. Abraham Owen, married Alice Henrickson;
  5. Hans, married Juliet Stewart;
  6. David, married Grace Gay;
  7. Hannah, married John Smith;
  8. Inger.

Family home Provo, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to Denmark 1860-64; president Christiania conference in Norway; bishop 1st Provo ward 1864-83. Took active part in the early Indian troubles. Helped build tabernacle. Railroad contractor in Echo Canyon; cabinet maker and carriage builder; farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Johnson, Niels

(son of John Peter Rasmus Johnson and Caroline Maria Nelson Tuft). Born September 1848, near Copenhagen Denmark. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Josephine Johnson May 3, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of John J. Johnson of Fredrickstad, Christiania, Norway, and Inger Jonsen;she came to Utah October 7, 1866, Andrew Hunter Scott company). She was born December 17, 1846.
Their children:
  1. Christina, born June 4, 1870, married B. S. Hinckley;
  2. Caroline born March 30, 1872, married Walter M. Wolfe;
  3. Emma born July 25, 1874, and George born September 9, 1875, died;
  4. William born January 22, 1878, married Eliza Safford;
  5. James Edwin born May 20, 1881, married Marion Jones;
  6. Alfred born February 22, 1883, married Josephine Brown;
  7. Stephen born March 26, 1886, married Winefred Overlaid;
  8. Josephine born July 5, 1889, married Curtis Cohn.

Family home Provo, Utah.

High Priest; counselor to his father, Bishop Johnson, 1st ward, Provo, Utah. Member Provo city council eight years; 1894-95, supervisor Provo city streets; superintendent of construction Provo city water works four years; president and director Upper Union Irrigation Company. Farmer and railroad contractor.

Sources:

Johnson, James Edwin

(son of Niels Johnson and Josephine Johnson). Born May 20, 1881, Provo, Utah.

Married:Marion Jones August 20, 1906, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Jones and Florence Taylor), who was born October 25, 1883.
Their children:
  1. Norman Edwin born October 1, 1907;
  2. Alton Bryant born November 1, 1908;
  3. William Dazil born April 21, 1910;
  4. Niels Shelly, (twin), born August 25, 1912;
  5. Thomas Scott, (twin), born August 25, 1912.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 2 years; elder. Assisted in freighting material for Strawberry tunnel. Contractor.

Sources:

Johnson, Joseph (Weaver)

(son of William Weaver and Catherine H. Beck Johnson). Born February 28, 1866, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Addle L. Morrill September 25, 1891, Circleville, Utah (daughter of Horatio Morrill and Sarah Ann Ludweeks of Cedar City, Utah, pioneers 1852). She was born March 28, 1873.
Their children:
  1. Elva Josephine born November 4, 1892, married Erin Beal November 8, 1911;
  2. Alta Merilla born December 11, 1894;
  3. Addle Ora born September 7, 1895;
  4. Marguerite born May 13, 1897;
  5. Joseph Ottis, born November 15, 1899;
  6. Catherine Mertilla born July 13, 1903;
  7. Aileen born February 8, 1905;
  8. Eldon born March 13, 1908.

Family resided Circleville and Richfield, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1900-02. President Circleville Irrigation Company; manager Richfield branch Consolidated Wagon & Machine Company.

Sources:

Johnson, Willis (Weaver)

(son of William Weaver and Catherine H. Beck Johnson). Born November 4, 1868, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Emma Phedora Merrill April 1, 1891, Manti, Utah (daughter of Laban D. Morrill, pioneer 1852, and Emma W. Dalley of Circleville, Utah). She was born April 6, 1875.
Their children:
  1. Dora Pearl born March 2, 1892, married Marion Seegmiller;
  2. Willis Franklin born September 21, 1895;
  3. Reginald Morrill born May 10, 1898;
  4. Merlin Roland born August 2, 1900;
  5. Laban Owen born December 1, 1902, died January 2, 1906;
  6. Jacquita born December 13, 1907;
  7. Howard D. born September 4, 1910.

Family home Richfield, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to North Carolina 1892-94; 1st counselor to Sunday school superintendent; Sunday school superintendent; president YMMIA of Circleville, Utah. Member school board of Circleville. State senator from tenth district 1901-08. Member St. Louis World’s Fair commission from Utah. Merchant; hotel proprietor; farmer.

Sources:

Johnson, Lars Ferdinand

(son of Hans Jorgensen and Marie D. Brinck). He was born November 21, 1858, North Sjaelland, Denmark. Came to Utah in 1868.

Married:Johanna Thomsen September 4, 1893, Salt Lake City (daughter of Nels Peter Thomsen and Johanna A. Andersen of Hjorring, Denmark). She was born August 10, 1874.
Their children:
  1. Edward L. born October 25, 1894;
  2. Norman M. born June 27, 1896;
  3. Lerve H. born March 19, 1898;
  4. Lorenza J. born September 27, 1899;
  5. Edna Viola born July 21, 1901;
  6. Vernald F. born August 3, 1902;
  7. Alvin Oleen born May 16, 1904;
  8. Erma Marie born May 12, 1906;
  9. Raymond born June 4, 1909, died October 29, 1909.

Family home Bear River City.

Member 5th quorum seventies; missionary to Denmark 1891-93; alternate high councilor 1899; bishop Bear River ward. County commissioner two terms, school trustee; trustee town board. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Johnson, Louis

(son of D. C. Johnson and Matilda Madison). Born November 9, 1885, at Richmond, Utah.

Married:Clarinda H. Allen June 19, 1907 (daughter of Levi Allen and Livinia Henson). She was born November 3, 1889, at Cove, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Louis Allen born June 2, 1908;
  2. Lyman Leon born August 30, 1909;
  3. Ora Wendell born November 24, 1911.
Sources:

Johnson, John Lycurgus

Note

Vernal City Mayor, 1906-1907.

(son of Willis Johnson and Nancy Greer of Brennen, Texas). Born August 25, 1844, Brennen. Came to Utah in 1854.

Married:Cora Isabella Davis March 1, 1867, at St. Charles, Idaho (daughter of Nathan Cutler Davis and Isabella Wells, Bolton, Warren county, New York, pioneers to Utah October 1857 with John Smith company). She was born October 25, 1847, Bolton, New York. Came to Utah October 1857.
Their children:
  1. Willis Lycurgus born March 18, 1869, died child;
  2. James Warren born October 25, 1870, married Minerva Wilkins;
  3. Nathan born April 2, 1872, died infant;
  4. Alfred N. born April 2, 1872, married Mary De Freeze;
  5. Snellen born September 3, 1874, married Genevieve Sprouse;
  6. Eugene born February 28, 1876, died child;
  7. Le Roy born September 18, 1877, died child;
  8. Clarence Irwin born March 23, 1879, married Ada May Rich;
  9. Nancy Pearl born April 16, 1881, married Brigham Christensen;
  10. Cora Myrtle born April 21, 1883, married Edward Harvey Belcher;
  11. Hazel born September 23, 1886.

High Priest; high councilor; ward teacher. Settled at St. Charles, Idaho, in 1864; moved to Vernal, Utah, 1879. Delegate to state constitutional convention; member of state legislature in 1898; United States marshal several years; county sheriff; county commissioner; mayor of the city; school trustee. Farmer.

Sources:

Johnson, Clarence Irwin

(son of Lycurgus Johnson and Cora Isabella Davis). Born March 23, 1879, Vernal, Utah.

Married:Ada May Rich April 11, 1900, at Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Charles Coulson Rich, Jr., and Jane Susannah Stocks of Vernal, Utah). She was born March 23, 1880.
Their children:
  1. Clarence Etheridge born November 10, 1901;
  2. Narvol Rich born September 28, 1903;
  3. Therma May born May 13, 1906;
  4. Nila Hazel born May 19, 1909, died May 19, 1911.

Family home Roosevelt, Utah.

High Priest; alternate high councilor; first superintendent Sunday school at Roosevelt; ward teacher, Vernal and Roosevelt; first superintendent YMMIA at Roosevelt; first president Duchense stake MIA and president YMMIA at Vernal four years; president of deacons and elders quorum at Vernal; junior president of seventies, Roosevelt Registration officer in Uintah county. Vice president Dry Gulch Irrigation Company, Roosevelt. Merchant.

Sources:

Johnson, Niels Peter

(son of Jens Johansen and Johanne Christine Simonsen).Born March 21, 1871, Skanderborg, Denmark. Came to Utah July 13, 1886.

Married:Olga Caroline Winkler March 23, 1892, Logan, Utah (daughter of Jens Winkler and Chatrina Felt, both of Sweden, the latter came to Utah from Denmark August 1890). She was born April 12, 1873. at Copenhagen, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Eldora Cathrina born December 13, 1892;
  2. James John born February 9, 1908;
  3. Oscar born February 10, 1912.

Missionary to Denmark 1899-1901; first bishop of eighth ward. Logan, Utah. Street supervisor of Logan. Merchant; farmer.

Sources:

Johnson, Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Jens Benson and Hannah Anderson of Skona, Sweden). Born January 1, 1825, Skona, Sweden. Came to Utah 1854, Captain Olsen company.

Married:Dorthea Madsen 1854, Manti, Utah (daughter of Mads Monk of Brestroup, Denmark), who was born 1823.
Their children:
  1. Peter, Jr., born December 30, 1855, married Mina Zoebell;
  2. Mads, married Brighamina Jacobson;
  3. Annie, married George Klinger;
  4. Abraham, married Merby Davis.

High Priest; ward teacher. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Johnson, Mads

(son of Peter Johnson and Dorthea Madsen). Born March 6, 1860, Lake View, Utah.

Married:Brighamina Jacobson March 21, 1888, Logan, Utah (daughter of Lars Jacobson and Inger Thompson of Denmark, pioneers 1857, Christian Christiansen handcart company). She was born April 11, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Florence Minnie born February 23, 1889;
  2. Lafayette Mads born March 4, 1891;
  3. Clarence Peter born September 30, 1894;
  4. Jennings Bryan born October 20, 1897;
  5. Vera Dorthea (twin) born July 19, 1899;
  6. Vesta Inger (twin) born July 19, 1899;
  7. Vernile Independent born July 4, 1902;
  8. Clifford Oline born May 4, 1906, died;
  9. Elden Lamar born August 7, 1909.

Family home Lake View, Utah.

Elder; home missionary; secretary of Sunday school; secretary and treasurer YMMIA. Constable and justice of peace at Lake View; sheriff at Provo. Built first meeting house at Lake View, also first store at that place. Farmer, fruitgrower and carpenter. Manager Lake View Dramatic Organization.

Sources:

Johnson, Peter

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Jens Johanson and Margaret Marquet of North Jutland, Viborg, Denmark). Born May I, 1839, Drum, Denmark. Came to Utah October 1854, Captain Olsen company.

Married:Annie Catherine Anderson May 29, 1861, Ephraim, Utah (daughter of Lars and Maron Anderson of Sistrop, Viborg, Denmark, pioneers 1856). She was born February 16, 1843.
Their children:
  1. Catherine Ann born June 28, 1862, married Joseph E. Johnson;
  2. James Peter born November 11, 1863, married Jane Leonard;
  3. Margaret Ann born October 15, 1865, married William J. Green;
  4. Mary Ann born October 19, 1867, died young womanhood;
  5. Peter Ellis born October 31, 1869, married Orelia Overson;
  6. Lewis William born April 3, 1872;
  7. Hannah Matilda born March 19, 1874, married Heber Leonard;
  8. Elizabeth May born May 1, 1876;
  9. Charles Robert born May 7, 1878;
  10. Heber Andrew born February 8, 1880, died infant;
  11. Pethrier Estell born July 21, 1881, married Amos Petersen;
  12. Fanny U. born January 12, 1885, died child.

Family resided Cleveland and Huntington, Utah.

Married:Annie Margaret Hansen November 19, 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of Abraham and Mary Hansen of Denmark, pioneers October 1854). She was born May 1, 1841.
Their children:
  1. Andrew F. born September 1865;
  2. John P. born July 1867, married Oscena Olson;
  3. Daniel A. born April 1871, married Carrie Mortensen;
  4. Helen born November 1873, married Bowther Erickson;
  5. Eliza born March 1876, married George H. Oviatt;
  6. Ellen B. born October 1878.

Family home Huntington, Utah.

Superintendent of Sunday school in Fountain Green 1874 in Huntington 1882 and general superintendent of Sunday schools Emery stake 1883; member of high council of Emery stake 1883; bishop of Huntington 1891-1902; patriarch. Indian war veteran. Helped to bring in last oxteam company of immigrants. Member Huntington town board; registration officer 1910. Sheep herder; farmer; carpenter.

Sources:

Johnson, Reed Taylor

(son of Bengt Johnson, Jr. and Betsy Christopherson). Born November 4, 1885, Provo, Utah.

Married:Bertha Alfrida Bloomquist January 28, 1909, Salt Lake temple (daughter of Johan Alfred Bloomquist and Carlina Sophia Johanson of Malmo, Sweden, came to Utah July 8, 1909). She was born February 1, 1881.
Their children:
  1. Alvin Eben born October 17, 1909;
  2. Wellis Regdon born April 22, 1911.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Elder; missionary to Sweden May 1, 1906-October 3, 1908; block and Sunday school teacher; president religion class second ward; first counselor in elders quorum; acting chorister in priesthood meetings; member stake choir.

Sources:

Johnson, Robert

(son of William Johnson, born September 14, 1785. Button, Cheshire, England, and Ann Edwards, born 1786.

Married:January 12, 1845, in England). He was born September 4, 1823, Guilden, Sutton, Cheshire. Came to Utah 1853, Captain Brown company.
Married:Elizabeth Johnston January 12, 1845 (daughter of Joseph Johnston and Elizabeth Clark). She was born October 20, 1825.
Their children:
  1. William born September 4, 1845, died;
  2. John born February 19, 1848;
  3. Robert born March 3, 1849, married Anna Hougaard January 26, 1873;
  4. Mary Ellen born August 16, 1851, married Ephraim Denison January 12, 1873;
  5. Elizabeth Ann born January 19, 1855, married Francis M. Cox January 12, 1873;
  6. Joseph born October 17, 1863, died;
  7. Samuel born September 6, 1857, died;
  8. Alma born December 2, 1858, married Margret E. Henry November 25, 1886;
  9. Martha born May 1, 1861, married Robert Counliffe March 7, 1880;
  10. Nephi born October 12, 1868, married Marien Hogen December 6, 1894;
  11. Cicley born September 6, 1866, died;
  12. Sarah Jane born June 14, 1864.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Settled at Manti 1854. Guard in Black Hawk war. Missionary to England 1883-85. Farmer.

Sources:

Johnson, Robert

(son of Robert Johnson and Elizabeth Johnston). Born March 3, 1849. Stockport, England.

Married:Anna Hougaard January 26, 1873, Manti, Utah (daughter of Rasmus and Magdalena Hougaard, farmer came to Utah 1862). She was born April 13, 1865, Falster, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Robert W. born February 21, 1874, married Tresie Willson October 14, 1898;
  2. Rasmus R. born January 24, 1876, died;
  3. Annethy E. born January 16, 1877, married Oliver Wakefield September 2, 1897;
  4. Alma Eugene born November 12, 1879, married Stella Collard July 10, 1902;
  5. John Edward born December 26, 1881, married Ing Johnson February 26, 1904;
  6. Louis Nephi born January 7, 1883, married Nettie Nielson December 29, 1903;
  7. Mary Magdelien born April 2, 1885, married Hyrum Peterson October 21, 1903;
  8. Hannah Evlin born December 27, 1887, married Leo Moffit March 14, 1905;
  9. Samuel Richard born March 10, 1889;
  10. Verona Gertrude born January 22, 1891, died;
  11. Clarane P. born February 10, 1893.

Family home Orangeville, Utah.

Settled at Manti 1854; moved to Orangeville 1881. Black Hawk war veteran. Farmer; musician.

Sources:

Johnson, Thomas Smith

(son of Isaac Johnson and Grace Smith of New York). Born January 1, 1818, Schenectady, New York. Came to Utah with his own company.

Married:Mary Harrison.
Their children:
  1. Parhant born May 4, 1852, married John Hill;
  2. Thomas Smith born December 18, 1854, married Eliza Anne Higley;
  3. Louisa born 1857;
  4. Deece born 1860, married Charles Higley;
  5. Adeline born 1864, married George E. Higley;
  6. Eliza born 1866, married George Haynes;
  7. Charles born 1869, married Martha Priest;
  8. Annice born July 31, 1876, married Charles Cunningham.
Sources:

Johnson, Thomas Smith, Jr.

(son of Thomas Smith Johnson and Mary Harrison). Born December 18, 1854, Salt Lake City.

Married:Eliza Anne Higley July 6, 1880, Hooper, Utah (daughter of George Higley and Nancy Wadsworth), who was born May 4, 1862, Riverdale, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Thomas Smith born July 31, 1881, married Leveta Olive Lewis 1908;
  2. Charles Warren born August 22, 1883, married Nellie Childs 1908;
  3. George Edwin born August 23, 1885;
  4. Maud Eden born February 8, 1888, married Clarence Bates 1906;
  5. Ola born October 16, 1891, died August 3, 1908;
  6. Leroy born January 29, 1893;
  7. Delia May born February 23, 1895;
  8. Mary Lillian born September 20, 1898;
  9. William Lloyd born December 30, 1900.
Sources:

Johnson, Willis Kelsey

(son of Aaron Johnson and Polly Zeviah Kelsey). Born September 13, 1828, Haddam, Middlesex county, Connecticut

Married:Laura Crandall January 1, 1850. Kanesville, Iowa (daughter of David Crandall and Margaret McBride.)
Their child:
  1. Willis Kelsey born October 2, 1860, married Sarah Mendenhall.
Sources:

Johnson, Willis Kelsey

(son of Willis Kelsey Johnson and Laura Crandall). Born October 2, 1860, Salt Lake City.

Married:Sarah Mendenhall (daughter of William Mendenhall and Sarah Lovell, the former came to Utah September 18, 1852). She was born May 12, 1853, Springville, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Willis Kelsey born June 30, 1875, married Eva Clark;
  2. James Bayard born October 20, 1877, married Alice Whitney;
  3. Franklin M. born September 9, 1879, died;
  4. Minerva born December 6, 1881, married John S. Hill;
  5. Harrison born December 17, 1883, died;
  6. Chester born January 12, 1886;
  7. Richard M. born February 20, 1888;
  8. Thursa born September 17, 1890;
  9. Mary Edna born October 10, 1892;
  10. George Leo born September 10, 1895.

Family home Springville, Utah.

Member of quorum of seventies for 25 years; president of quorum of seventies for 10 years. Early settler in southern Utah. District school trustee of Springville, Utah, for two terms; member of city council for two terms.

Sources:

Johnstun, Jessie Walker

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Member of the Mormon Battalion and a Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of James Johnstun and Amity Welsh of New Jersey). Born January 21, 1820, in Ohio. Came to Utah July 28, 1847, with section of Mormon Battalion.

Married:Betsy Ann Snyder March 2, 1848, Jamestown, Missouri.(daughter of Samuel Cainstock Snyder and Henrietta Mona Stockwell of Canada, came to Utah in 1847). She was born July 17, 1836.
Their children:
  1. Alma James, married Loretta Henry;
  2. Maria Amity, married Jacob Reader Workman;
  3. Laura Menetta, married William Jennie;
  4. Elizabeth Rebecca, married John Blankenship;
  5. Anny Lovesa, married John Toone.

Presiding elder at Snyderville, Utah. Lumberman. Died May 8, 1860, Parley Park, Summit county.

Sources:

Johnstun, Alma James

(son of Jesse Walker Johnstun and Elizabeth Ann Snyder). Born July 23, 1853, Big Cottonwood, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Married:Loretta Mariah Henry May 30, 1875. Endowment House, Salt Lake City (daughter of Calvin William Henry and Priscilla Barnham, pioneers 1854). She was born April 25, 1855.
Their children:
  1. Minnetta born March 20, 1876 married Charles born Atwood, Jr.;
  2. Emily born September 2, 1878 died child James born October 27, 1880, married Mary Timothy;
  3. William born March 10, 1883, married Fedelia Labrum;
  4. Eugenie born August 23, 1885 married Harvey Marshall;
  5. Elizabeth born January 2, 1888, married Elvin Hodson;
  6. Jeremiah born January 13, 1890, died infant;
  7. Joseph born March 15, 1892;
  8. Derrell and Delpha born May 30, 1894;
  9. George born October 27, 1896;
  10. Owen born July 16, 1899.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

High Priest; second counselor to Bishop Joseph Black of Snyderville ward 1877. Called as a home missionary to settle Ashley Valley (now Vernal) April 6, 1878, by President John Taylor, and his homestead was where the tabernacle, academy, stake office and town of Vernal now stands. With him were Joseph H. Black and David Johnston. During the same fall, there were families by the names of Clark, Bird, Hatch, Morrison and Bodly located at Vernal. He built the first house, made the first canal for water, opened the first coal mine, brought the first threshing machine, the first steam sawmill, the second grist mill and many of the other public improvements in Vernal. Went to Snyderville as a child with parents, where his father conducted a sawmill, and he remained there until he moved to Vernal. County commissioner 1891-92. Operates saw, lumber, Hour and planing mills; is engaged in farming; is interested in the Uinta State Bank, Acorn Mercantile Company and the Vernal Drug Company.

Sources:

Jolley, Henry Bryant Manning

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Henry Jolley and Frances Manning of North Carolina). Born September 18, 1813, Bedford county, North Carolina. Came to Utah September 16, 1862, captain his company.

Married:Brittania Mayo in Weakley county, Tennessee. (daughter of John Mayo and Gatsey Franklin of Bedford county, North Carolina). She was born 1814. Came to Utah September 1852 with husband.
Their children:
  1. Mary born December 25, 1834, married Thomas Keele;
  2. Elizabeth, married George Hicks;
  3. Wesley, married Annie Chambers, married Lydia Ann Brimhall;
  4. Henry, died;
  5. Frances, married Robert Moncur;
  6. Nephi, married Mary Ann Harris, married Mary Daily;
  7. Bryant Heber, married Orissa Taylor;
  8. Ruben, married Emily Pace;
  9. Joseph, married Martha Ann Brown.
Married:Cintha Ann Shurtcliff September 16, 1852, Salt Lake City (daughter of Haskel of Massachusetts). Came to Utah September 15, 1852, Henry Bryant Jolley company.
Their children:
  1. Haskel Shurtcliff, married Effie Leathhead, married Nellie Harrison;
  2. Lorenzo, married Maletta Spencer, married Mary Mayo at St. George, Utah.

Seventy; missionary to North Carolina 1890-92. Indian war veteran. Settled at Palmyra; moved to Springville; later to Long Valley. Farmer; stockman; storekeeper. Died March 4, 1895, at Mt. Carmel, Utah.

Sources:

Jolley, Bryant Heber

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Henry Bryant Manning Jolley and Brittania Mayo). Born February 26, 1851, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Came to Utah September 16, 1862, with his father’s company.

Married:Orissa Taylor December 25, 1869, New Harmony, Utah (daughter of Allen Taylor and Reddicka Allred of New Harmony, came to Utah 1848, Brigham Young company). She was born October 13, 1851.
Their children:
  1. Bryant Heber born October 4, 1870, married Annie Pernella Nisson and Annie Sproul;
  2. Joseph Allen born October 14, 1872, married Ingre Emerett Nisson;
  3. Alma Franklin born May 9, 1876, married Annie Schlappey and Dora Hutchings;
  4. Riley Taylor born March 28, 1879, married Sadie Neilsen, married Nora Winn;
  5. Gatsey Lorisa born November 6, 1881, married Silas E. Hutchings.

Family resided at Elsenora, Theodore and Duchesne, Utah.

Elder. Settled at Spanish Fork 1865; later moved to Duchesne, Idaho. Veteran Indian war. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Jolly, Williamson Wesley

(son of George Jolly). Born July 16, 1635, in Tennessee. Came to Utah by team.

Married:Lydia Ann Brimhall (daughter of John Brimhall and Ann Reddy, pioneers 1847).
Their children:
  1. John Manning, married Drewey Hartley;
  2. Malinda, married Steven Wilson;
  3. Donald, married Emma Allred;
  4. Heber, married Letta Whetstone;
  5. Aurilla, married Erastus Bastian;
  6. Lydia Ann born May 11, 1882, married Alfred William Hansen;
  7. Louise, married Ola Olsen;
  8. Magneus;
  9. Wesley.

Family resided Mt. Carmel, and Emery, Utah, and Heyburn, Idaho.

High priest. Settled at Mt. Carmel in early 1860’s, and one of the leaders in the Order of Enoch at that place. Farmer and freighter. Died January 10, 1911, Heyburn, Idaho.

Sources:

Jones, Benjamin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

Born February 24, 1796, in Cattaraugus county, New York. Came to Utah 1848.

Married:Rosannah Cox in January (daughter of Jehu Cox and Sarah Pyle of Knox county, Kentucky, pioneers September 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company). She was born January 26, 1825.
Their children:
  1. Heber C., married Rosannah Brady;
  2. Benjamin, married Sarah Jane Cheney;
  3. Sarah, married Almir B. Cox;
  4. Rosannah, married Orville Cox.

Family home Union Fort, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher. Shoemaker and farmer. Died April 4, 1876, Fairview, Utah.

Sources:

Jones, Benjamin

(son of Benjamin Jones and Rosannah Cox). Born July 10, 1850, Union Fort, Utah.

Married:Sarah Jane Cheney June 28, 1875, Fairview, Utah (daughter of Elam Cheney and Martha Taylor, pioneers), who was born September 7, 1857.
Their children:
  1. Martha Ellen born April 4, 1876, married Lyman Sherman;
  2. Elam L. born May 1, 1877, married Ada C. Sherman;
  3. Celestia Castel born December 15, 1878, married Marion J. Brady;
  4. Benjamin born September 7, 1880, married Mary Frances Foote;
  5. Sarah Jane born September 10, 1882, married Andrew Johansen;
  6. David H. born August 29, 1884;
  7. Rosannah born May 1, 1886, died child;
  8. Orin Samuel born April 12, 1888;
  9. Jehu born January 2, 1890;
  10. Hettie born December 7, 1891, died infant;
  11. Zelma born January 7, 1896, died infant.

Family home Huntington, Utah.

Married:Mary Maria Burrison October 1, 1907, Castledale, Utah (adopted daughter of Philip and Rachel Burrison of Denmark).

Member 31st quorum seventies; elder; ward teacher 1890-1900. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Jones, Charles H.

(son of John Jones and Maria Mather of New York). Born August 30. 3836, in New York. Came to Utah 1857, Johnston’s army.

Married:Viola Maria Russell December 20, 1862, Grafton, Kane County, Utah (daughter of Alonzo H. Russell and Nancy B. Foster of Grafton, pioneers, Wilford Woodruff company). She was born October 27, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Charles Alvin, married Harriet Spendlove;
  2. Annie Viola;
  3. George A., married Clara Wilson;
  4. William Alfred;
  5. Edwald D., married Rhoda A. Ballard;
  6. Philetus, married Annie Laura Stout;
  7. Lavenia;
  8. John Frank, married Hilda Coleman.

Family home Grafton. Elder. Printer. Died April 30, 1903.

Sources:

Jones, Philetus

(son of Charles H. Jones and Viola Maria Russell). Born January 13, 1875, Grafton, Utah.

Married:Annie Laura Stout December 23, 1898, St. George, Utah (daughter of Alfred Fisk Stout and Mary Emma Langston, Rockville, Utah). She was born April 14, 1881.
Their children:
  1. Alvin Vernon born October 10, 1899;
  2. Madge born August 22, 1901;
  3. Vernessa Fern born February 2, 1904;
  4. Mary Viola born March 6, 1906;
  5. Rena born February 9, 1908;
  6. Ada born February 26, 1909;
  7. Winnie born March 5, 1911.

Family home Rockville, Utah.

Member 21st quorum seventies. Farmer.

Sources:

Jones, Dan

Note

The prophet Joseph Smith assured him that he would live to serve a mission to Wales. Under Jones’s leadership, between 1845 and 1848 the missionaries in Wales baptized approximately 3,600 persons. Jones was a Mormon Pioneer of 1849. A 2nd mission to Wales resulted in him baptising about 2,000 people. Jones oversaw the translation of the Book of Mormon into the Welsh language. Built first boat on Great Salt Lake.

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(son of Thomas Jones and Ruth Jones of Swansea, South Wales). Born August 4, 1811, in Flintshire, Wales. Came to Utah September 1849, Captain Jones company.

Married:Elizabeth Jones December 1849, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Jones and Elizabeth Jones of Cleddy, South Wales). She was born April 5, 1813.
Their children:
  1. Thomas, died;
  2. John, married Augusta Smith;
  3. Eliza, married Isaac Vorhees;
  4. Cannan, married Sarah Reese;
  5. Louis;
  6. Ruth, married George born Squires;
  7. Brigham, married Ella Free.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Missionary to Wales; president of Wales mission 1862-65. Seaman; built first boat on Great Salt Lake. Died January 3, 1862, Provo, Utah.

Warning

Wikipedia shows a birth date of August 4, 1810 but Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has a birth date of August 4, 1811.

Sources:

Jones, David Prosser

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of David Jones and Elizabeth Prosser of Rosa, near Beaufort and Abwvale, Monmouthshire, Wales). Born 1836, near Brecknocktown, Brecknockshire, Wales. Came to Utah September 26, 1866, John D. Holladay company.

Married:Elinor Smart (Corns) about 1858, Rhymney, Wales (daughter of Joseph Corns of Pontypool, Monmouthshire). She was born in 1814.

Family resided Willard City and Cherry Creek, Utah, and Malad, Idaho.

Bishop; chorister. Poet. Mason, freighter and farmer.

Sources:

Jones, Edward

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of Edward Jones and Margrett Roberts of Ruthin, Denbigh, Wales). Born March 10, 1832, at Ruthin. Came to Utah 1856.

Married:Hannah Pendlebury October 11, 1852, Manchester, England. (daughter of James Pendlebury and Sarah Walker), who was born June 10, 1832. Came to Utah September 12, 1857, Israel Evans handcart company.
Their children:
  1. Emily Jane born December 11, 1860, married John L. Sperry August 21, 1877;
  2. Margrett born 1862 and James Edward born 1864, died;
  3. Martha Ann born April 1, 1865, married Robert G. Pyper January 7, 1884;
  4. George born 1866, died;
  5. Selena Bell born May 29, 1869, married Thomas M. McCune February 11, 1891;
  6. Mary Jane born May 29, 1871, married John William McPherson September 11, 1895.
Married:Martha Jackson, Salt Lake City (daughter of Benjamin Jackson and Ann Grimshaw of Manchester, England, pioneers September 12, 1857, Jesse B. Martin company). She was born April 22, 1830, Manchester, England.
Their children:
  1. Edward born November 23, 1857, married Sarah Jane Tolley;
  2. William born May 11, 1859, married Elizabeth Ann Tolley April 11, 1883;
  3. Ellen born February 14, 1861, married Nephi Jackson 1879;
  4. Elizabeth born February 7, 1863, married John H. Cazier March 1, 1882;
  5. Louisa born April 1865, married William Broadhead March 10, 1886;
  6. Benjamin born 1867, died;
  7. Samuel born 1869;
  8. Joseph born 1875, married Maud Salisbury;
  9. John Henry, died;
  10. Martha Maud, married Bertrand Kendall July 6, 1897.

Families resided Nephi, Utah.

Elder. Blacksmith and farmer.

Sources:

Jones, Edward

(son of Edward Jones and Martha Jackson). Born November 23, 1857, Nephi, Utah.

Married:Sarah Jane Tolley February 10, 1881, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Fisher Tolley and Sarah Warren, pioneers, Captain Stenhouse company). She was born February 7, 1863, Fountain Green, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Edward Leonard born December 26, 1881;
  2. William Louis born December 6, 1883;
  3. Jenerva born January 27, 1886, married William M. Jenkins June 13, 1906;
  4. Franklin Roger born December 30, 1889;
  5. Charles Warren born April 17, 1891;
  6. Harry Tolley born June 11, 1893;
  7. Ruth Colen born June 24, 1895;
  8. Donald Q. born August 11, 1897;
  9. Raymond Leon born December 30, 1900;
  10. Elma Louise born February 10, 1903;
  11. Waldo Leroy born August 13, 1905.

Family home Nephi, Utah.

High priest. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Jones, Elisha

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Thomas Jones and Mary Naylor). Born June 11, 1813, in Jefferson county, Ohio. Came to Utah 1850, Matthew Caldwell company.

Married:Margeret Talbott, Jefferson County, Ohio (daughter of Absalom Talbott and Sarah Mullholland of Maryland).
Their children:
  1. Martha, married Erastus D. Meacham;
  2. Thomas, died;
  3. Richard, married Mary Cummings;
  4. William and James, died;
  5. John, married Elizabeth Young;
  6. Mary, married John Duke;
  7. Sarah, married Isaac Cummings;
  8. Elizabeth, married James Knight;
  9. Margaret Ellen, died;
  10. Elisha Warren born June 7, 1849, married Jane A. Pierce;
  11. Jacob Absalom, died;
  12. Joseph, married Metta Maria Nielson, married Sybil Seeley;
  13. Hyrum, married Allice Ryan.
Married:Sarah Ann Cummings (daughter of John Cummings and Rachel Ann Canada, Heber City, Utah). She wag born March 20, 1839.
Their children:
  1. Samuel born July 12, 1858, married Margeret Fisher;
  2. Rachel Ann born January 8, 1861, married Orson Henry Lee;
  3. Mary Malinda born March 23, 1864, married Joseph McDonald;
  4. Nancy Jane born March 26, ____, married Elmer Mahoney;
  5. John, married Minnie Davis;
  6. Harmon, died;
  7. Susan, married Albert Mitchell;
  8. Louisa, married Harry Morris.
Married:Anna Poulson at Provo, Utah.
Married:Caroline Delight Allen (daughter of Joseph S. Allen and Lucy Morley, both of Nauvoo, Illinois).
Their children:
  1. Simeon, married Lulu Cordingley;
  2. Heber, died;
  3. Eliza, married Thomas Houlton;
  4. Edward, married Jane Clegg;
  5. Leonora, died;
  6. Caroline, married Marion Lewis.

High Priest; bishop of east ward, Heber City. Indian war veteran. Justice of the peace. Farmer; blacksmith and shoemaker. Died August 1880, at Heber City.

Sources:

Jones, Elisha Warren

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Elisha Jones and Margeret Talbott). Born June 7, 1849, Kainesville, Iowa. Came to Utah with father.

Married:Jane A. Pierce March 6, 1871, Heber City, Utah (daughter of George W. Pierce and Margeret Watson, Lockgalley, Scotland, pioneers, Thomas Watson company). She was born November 7, 1853.
Their children:
  1. William Thomas born March 16, 1872, married Margeret McKelprang;
  2. Margeret Elizabeth born October 4, 1874, married Ulysses W. Grange;
  3. Jessie Squire born November 27, 1876, married John Huggins Cordingley;
  4. Edward Franklin born August 30, 1877, died;
  5. Joseph Myron born July 26, 1879, married Alice Horrocks;
  6. Hyrum born June 21, 1880, died;
  7. Sarah Jane born October 23, 1882, married Quartus Sparks Catlin;
  8. Agnes Malinda born June 3, 1885, married Charles William Kimber;
  9. Martha May born September 9, 1887, married Seymour D. Cordingley;
  10. Richard Warren born December 23, 1889, married Jennie Provost;
  11. John Samuel born October 25, 1891;
  12. Hazel G. born May 17, 1894;
  13. Francis Lamont born March 2, 1897.

Family home Heber City, Utah.

High Priest; teacher; home missionary; secretary and counselor elders quorum. Assessor and collector Emery County, Utah.

Sources:

Jones, Joseph

(son of Elisha Jones and Margeret Talbott). Born May 18, 1854, Provo, Utah.

Married:Metta Maria Nielsen June 1880, Heber City, Utah (daughter of Jens Nielsen and Annie Christina, Heber City, Utah). She was born September 6, 1864, died October 24, 1894.
Their children:
  1. Margaret Ellen born April 3, 1881, married Carl R. Marcusen;
  2. James born July 30, 1883, married Laura Gallaway;
  3. Elisha Ernest born May 25, 1885, married Maud Ward;
  4. Joseph Alvin born November 20, 1887, died February 12, 1892;
  5. Noah born March 14, 1890, died child;
  6. Christine Myrtle born April 16, 1891, died April 20, 1891;
  7. Metta Mable born June 4, 1892;
  8. Annie Christina born October 15, 1894.

Family home Price, Utah.

Married:Lottie Sybil Seeley June 20, 1901, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Don Carlos Seeley and Hannah E. Seeley Reynolds).
Their children:
  1. Clarissa Elizabeth born June 25, 1903;
  2. Reta Hannah born July 5, 1905;
  3. Wilton Carlos born July 28, 1908;
  4. Ivan born December 17, 1910, died December 29, 1910;
  5. Rolland Seeley born December 16, 1912.

Member of presidency of seventies; missionary to southern states 1889, to California 1903-04; Sunday school superintendent; high priest. Farmer and merchant.

Sources:

Jones, Evan

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Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of John Jones of Llanegwad and Susannah Titus of Bechfa, Caermarthenshire, South Wales). Born July 13, 1839, at Felingwon, Caermarthenshire. Came to Utah September 2, 1868, Simpson M. Molen company.

Married:Jane Thomas January 1858, Swansea, Glamorganshire (daughter of David Thomas and Elizabeth Nash of Neyland, Pembrokeshire, pioneers September 4, 1866, Thomas E. Ricks company). She was born April 10, 1838.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Susannah born January 20, 1859, married Parley W. Price;
  2. Sarah Jane born December 12, 1860, married John H. Lloyds;
  3. John Claudius born February 3, 1863, married Luella Croft;
  4. Joseph Hyrum born October 24, 1864, died;
  5. Parley Parker born July 4, 1867, married Margaret Jyort;
  6. Evan James born February 10, 1870, married Eliza E. Tanner;
  7. David William born March 8, 1872, married Clara Parks;
  8. Leander Thomas born March 26, 1879, married Ida Carlson;
  9. Mary Ann born August 1, 1877, married David Andrew;
  10. Charles Henry born March 6, 1880, died.

Family home Logan, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to South Wales 1893-95. Ran first steam plow on President Young’s farm, Jordan River; ran first train to Logan, Utah, to Idaho and Montana on the Utah Northern; also steamer “Garfield” on Salt Lake for three years.

Sources:

Jones, Hopkins

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Mormon Pioneer of 1865.

(son of Thomas and Mary Jones, both of Neath, Wales). Born January 25, 1824, Neath, Wales. Came to Utah 1865, Captain Willis oxteam company.

Married:Winnifred Morris July 4, 1846, at Neath (daughter of William Morris and Lucy Hughes), who was born October 12, 1828.
Their children:
  1. Mary born March 7, 1848, married Currie H. Banks;
  2. Martha born November 19, 1851, married Bernard McAdams;
  3. Lucy born December 4, 1854, married Abraham Liddell.

Family home Neath, Wales.

Member seventies; missionary to St. George, Utah; teacher; president of branch in Neath, Wales. Guard in Salt Lake City against Indians. Mason and stonecutter. Died April 28, 1897, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Jones, James Naylor

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Thomas Jones and Mary Naylor). Born April 3, 1810. Came to Utah in 1850.

Married:Caroline Delight Allen.
Their children:
  1. Mary born December 4, 1856, married Henry Boren;
  2. Lucy born September, 1869; burned to death October 25, 1860;
  3. Isaac Morley born August 3, 1862, married Anne Elizabeth Starkie;
  4. Lovina born February 8, 1864, married William Coleman Boren;
  5. James Naylor born November 18, 1865, married Mary Ann Bodily.

Family resided Heber and Fairview, Utah.

High Priest; bishop’s counselor. Called to The Muddy. First white man that ever wintered at Marysville. Farmer and stockraiser. Died August 14, 1866, North Bend, Utah.

Caroline Delight Allen married Elisha Jones after the death of her husband James Naylor Jones.

Their children:
  1. Leonora born January 30, 1868, died infant;
  2. Eliza born June 7, 1869, married Thomas E. Moulton;
  3. Simeon born December 30, 1872, married Lula Cordingly;
  4. Heber born June 3, 1874, died August 11, 1891;
  5. Edward A. born November 8, 1877, married Jane Clegg;
  6. Caroline A. born December 22, 1879, married Marian Lewis.

Family home Heber, Utah.

Sources:

Jones, Isaac Morley

(son of James Naylor Jones and Caroline Delight Allen). Born August 3, 1862, Fairview, Utah.

Married:Anne Elizabeth Starkie December 4, 1890, Merrills ward, Uinta County, Utah (daughter of Edward John Starkie and Ann Spray of Yorkshire, England, came to Utah July 3, 1878). She was born October 11, 1869.
Their children:
  1. Morley born October 30, 1891;
  2. Mary Elizabeth born March 15, 1893;
  3. Sarah Rosalin born March 6, 1895;
  4. Isaac Allen born December 16, 1897;
  5. Caroline Mabel born October 22, 1899;
  6. Lucy Viola born December 23, 1901;
  7. Warren Starkie born February 21, 1904;
  8. Rachel Ann born March 28, 1906;
  9. Olive Floretta born April 14, 1908;
  10. Albert Edward born July 19, 1911.

Family home Maeser, Uinta County, Utah.

High Priest; president YMMIA; assistant Sunday school superintendent nine years; president deacons Quorum; counselor in elders quorum; ward teacher 26 years. Boss-farmer, teaching the Indians how to farm, on Uinta Reservation, and later transferred to White Rock, Indian Agency 1886. Farmer and miller.

Sources:

Jones, Jenkin

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He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1867 arriving in a handcart company. Mayor of Malad, Idaho.

(son of Thomas Jones, born February 13, 1814, Pentra Farm, and Elizabeth Jenkins, born June 10, 1813, Ton Farm, both of Ystradyfodog, South Wales). He was born July 17, 1840, Park Isha Farm, Ystradyfodog. Came to Utah fall of 1867, handcart company.

Married:Mary E. Jones August 31, 1870 (daughter of Griffith Jenkins), who was born June 20, 1846.
Their children:
  1. Catherine Palmer born March 29, 1872, married W. H. Palmer November 3, 1907;
  2. Annie born October 17, 1873, married James T. Jones January 23, 1905;
  3. Mary E. born September 5, 1875;
  4. Margaret born June 10, 1876, married E. R. Jones June 8, 1908;
  5. Jenkin born November 26, 1880;
  6. Evan born October 21, 1882;
  7. Thomas born June 12, 1884.

Family home Malad City, Idaho.

Bishop of Malad ward five years; missionary to Wales. Treasurer of Oneida county; mayor of Malad City.

Sources:

Jones, Jenkin, Jr.

(son of Jenkin Jones and Mary B. Jones). Born November 25, 1880, Malad City, Idaho.

Connected with city government, Malad, last eight years; clerk district court, Fifth judicial district, Oneida county; also deputy auditor and recorder, Oneida county.

Sources:

Jones, John D.

(son of Moses Jones of Mt. Pisgah, Iowa). Born at Mt. Pisgah. Came to Utah by ox team.

Married:Susan Boren.
Their children:
  1. John E., married Laura Johnson;
  2. Billie, died;
  3. Minerva, married Grayham Daley;
  4. Stephen;
  5. Charles E., married Martha J. Jones;
  6. Rosy born, married Jed Robinson;
  7. Annie;
  8. Irvine, married Millie Barrett.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Lena B. Sims December 18, 1907, Provo, Utah (daughter of Frederick Sims and Margaret Nelson of Lee County, Illinois, came to Utah 1886). She was born June 18, 1869.
Only child:
  1. Ralph Waldo born September 28, 1908.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Farmer.

Sources:

Jones, Charles E.

(son of John D. Jones and Susan Boren). Born April 19, 1868, San Bernardino, California.

Married:Martha J. Jones May 16, 1888, Provo, Utah, later Manti temple (daughter of John G. Jones and Mary John of Lancashire, England, pioneers 1852). She was born April 6, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Charles Alma born September 3, 1890, married Julia Sackett;
  2. La Real born December 7, 1892;
  3. John Gilbert born December 21, 1901;
  4. Martha Adelaid born October 27, 1903, died;
  5. Etta Jane born June 7, 1906;
  6. Florence Irene born August 8, 1908.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 134th quorum seventies; missionary to southern states 1898 to 1901; Sunday school and block teacher. Farmer. School teacher.

Sources:

Jones, John G.

Born November 27, 1830, in Wales. Came to Utah 1862.

Married:Mary John.
Their children:
  1. Adelaid, married John Meldrum;
  2. David H., married Dianthia Petty;
  3. Mary Ann, married Richard Nuttall;
  4. Daniel, died;
  5. Eleazor, married Mary James;
  6. Martha, married Charles E. Jones;
  7. Shadrach, married Josephine Cannon;
  8. Lizzie;
  9. Thomas, married Susa Barton;
  10. Bennie, died.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Seventy; missionary to Wales; patriarch. Farmer. Stonemason.

Sources:

Jones, John Pidding

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Isaac Jones and Mary Pidding of Wiltshire, England, latter born May 1774). He was born June 10, 1819, Greenber Field, Yorkshire. Came to Utah October 6, 1862, James K. Maxwell company.

Married:Margaret Lee about 1840 (daughter of Joseph Lee and Margaret Crosby of England). She was born April 11, 1821, Liverpool, England.
Their children:
  1. John Lee born May 18, 1841, married Rachel Simkins January 14, 1862;
  2. Joseph William born October 26, 1843;
  3. Daniel L. born May 6, 1847;
  4. Sylvester F. born December 8, 1848, married Susannah Melling 1871;
  5. Frederick Isaac born February 6, 1851, married Mary McKelprang December 23, 1874;
  6. Elizabeth born December 13, 1853, married Joseph Perry;
  7. Isaac Charles, died infant;
  8. Hyrum born May 3, 1869, married Lucy Jones;
  9. Margretta Jane born September 16, 1861, married William W. Dalley;
  10. Mary Crosby born July 3, 1864, married Nelson B. Dalley.

Family home Cedar City, Utah.

Adjutant Company D, Iron Military district, 1857-59. Iron molder and machinist with Deseret Iron Company five years.

Sources:

Jones, John Lee

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of John Pidding Jones and Margaret Lee). Born May 18, 1841. Came to Utah with father.

Married:Rachel Simkins January 14, 1862, Cedar City, Utah (daughter of James Simkins and Jane Kirkbride), who was born November 3, ____ .
Their children:
  1. John James born October 14, 1862, married Louisa Dover June 4, 1884;
  2. Isaac born September 22, 1864, married Elizabeth Melling 1884;
  3. Jane Kirkbride born June 1, 1866, married James A. Bryant Samuel Bell born January 8, 1869;
  4. Ward born August 16, 1870, married Ada Smith 1893;
  5. William Frederick born March 6, 1872, married Jesse Sterling;
  6. Rachel Margret born December 31, 1874, married Alma Mathews September 7, 1898;
  7. James Simkins born March 17, 1877, married Esther Alice LeFevre September 15, 1904;
  8. Violet Ann born March 4, 1879, married Elroy Wood October 2, 1907;
  9. Orson Pratt born February 10, 1882;
  10. Myron Simkins born March 4, 1884;
  11. Jessie Lee born December 17, 1886;
  12. Lilly Maud Simkins (twin) born November 16, 1888;
  13. Pearl Simkins (twin) born November 16, 1888;
  14. Leonard Willemont born December 6, 1893.

Family resided Enoch and Cedar City, Utah.

Married:Betty Marsden Walker February 6, 1879, St. George, Utah (daughter of Joseph Walker and Emma Smith), who was born March 15, 1858, Cedar City, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Rosetta born December 19, 1878;
  2. Emily Rachel born December 23, 1882;
  3. Mattie Walker born January 27, 1885;
  4. Ida Walker born February 24, 1887;
  5. Ruben Walker born June 9, 1889;
  6. George Wilford born March 6, 1892;
  7. Willard Walker born January 7, 1895;
  8. Blanche Walker born April 20, 1887;
  9. Grace Ashton born October 16, 1899.

Missionary to Great Britain 1879-81. Settled at Cedar City 1853. Participated in Echo Canyon campaign. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Indian war veteran. Assisted in establishing fort in Long Valley, Utah.

Sources:

Jones, James Simkins

(son of John Lee Jones and Rachel Simkins). Born March 17, 1877, Enoch, Iron County, Utah.

Married:Esther Alice LeFevre September 15, 1904, St. George (daughter of William LeFevre and Hannah Hollyoak of Orton [now Spry], Utah). She was born September 3, 1883.
Their children:
  1. James Chester born September 20, 1905;
  2. La Fevre born May 26, 1907;
  3. Lavawn born October 12, 1909;
  4. Devor born April 16, 1910;
  5. Eddie Lee born August 7, 1912.

Family home Tabby, Wasatch County, Utah.

Member 97th quorum seventies; missionary to Society Islands 1900-03; bishop Tabiona ward, Tabby, Utah; 2d assistant superintendent Sunday school, Enoch, Iron County, Utah; president YMMIA at Enoch. Farmer.

Sources:

Jones, John R.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Roger and Amelia Jones of Hereford, Herefordshire, England). Born July 24, 1829. Came to Utah 1860.

Married:Agnes Martin July 15, 1864, Salt Lake City (daughter of George L. Martin and Janet Osborne of Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, came to Utah 1872). She was born October 17, 1829.
Their children:
  1. George M. (adopted), married Hortense M. Lang;
  2. Henry, died infant;
  3. John, died infant;
  4. Janet, married Frank McDonald;
  5. Allen, died aged 2.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Seventy; high priest; 2nd counselor to Bishop Schoenfield. Farmer; sheepraiser; freighter. Died 1909 in Mexico.

Sources:

Jones, George Martin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(adopted son of John R. Jones and Agnes Martin). Born June 19, 1858, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland. Came to Utah September 20, 1864, Joseph S. Rawlins company.

Married:Hortense Marie Lang October 26, 1882, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Daniel Lang and Josephine Laporte of Geneva, Switzerland, came to Utah 1869). She was born July 2, 1859.
Their children:
  1. Josephine Lang born August 6, 1883, married Orson F. Christensen October 12, 1904;
  2. Hortense Lang born February 8, 1885;
  3. Agnes Lang born September 5, 1886, married Jonathan Lloyd;
  4. Jeanette Lang born June 5, 1888, married Nathan O. Fullmer;
  5. George Lang born March 25, 1890, died August 1, 1902;
  6. Daniel Lang born January 10, 1892, died July 27, 1902;
  7. Louise Lang born August 29, 1894, died September 12, 1902;
  8. Allan born June 26, 1898, died June 26, 1898;
  9. Evan Stevens born November 4, 1899, died August 4, 1902.

Family resided Salt Lake City and Richfield, Utah.

High Priest; president first elders quorum Sevier stake; Sevier stake chorister 1897-1910; Sevier stake tithing clerk; stake clerk; clerk of high council; clerk of high priests quorum. Railroader in Salt Lake City on Utah Central, Union Pacific, Oregon Short Line, and Saltair lines. Merchant.

Sources:

Jones, Merlin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Samuel Jones, born 1761 at North Haven, died May 21, 1810, and Sally Marks, born 1763, Wallingford, Connecticut, died February 3, 1815). He was born May 16, 1795, North Haven, Connecticut Came to Utah September 15, 1852, Captain Tidwell company.

Married:Roxana Ives August 17, 1820, Wallingford, Conn, (daughter of Joel Ives, born April 16, 1760, died June 3, 1808, and Olive Ives, born April 20, 1758, died March 14, 1822, of Wallingford, married October 22, 1778).
Their children:
  1. Horace born May 24, 1821, died July 17, 1821;
  2. Minerva Leantine born June 4, 1822, married Amos Pease Stone;
  3. Ruth Ives born November 19, 1824, married Davis Bartholomew, died March 10, 1911;
  4. Olive Ann born June 1, 1829, married Lorin Farr;
  5. Miles Hudson born January 27, 1835.

Family resided Wallingford and North Haven.

Married:Mary Ann Pinfield (Heath) February 9, 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Pinfield and Mary Gray), who was born August 26, 1819, in England; died December 20, 1896, Ogden, Utah.
Sources:

Jones, Miles Hudson

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Merlin Jones and Roxana Ives). Born January 27, 1835, at North Haven. Came to Utah with father.

Married:Ann Elizabeth Rollins January 27, 1864, Ogden, Utah (daughter of David Rollins, born April 1811, Eaton Bray, died September 12, 1870, Ogden, Utah, pioneer 1852, and Mary Ann Sharrett, born January 6, 1814, London, England, died March 13, 1880, Ogden, Utah). She was born September 12, 1846, Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, died November 27, 1877. Ogden, Utah. Came to Utah September 3, 1852, Abraham O. Smoot company.
Only child:
  1. Miles L. born October 31, 1866, married Isabell Chase.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married:Rachel Morton December 29, 1881, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Morton, born November 15, 1806, Cheshire, England, died December 26, 1884, Salt Lake City, and Ann Jones, born June 7, 1812, Stockport, Cheshire, died June 1, 1888, Ogden, Utah). She was born April 6, 1851, Macclesfield, England.

First counselor to President Amos P. Stone, Mound Fort district. Served in Echo Canyon campaign. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah.

Sources:

Jones, Miles L.

(son of Miles Hudson Jones and Ann Elizabeth Rollins). Born October 31, 1866, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Isabell Chase October 10, 1888, Logan, Utah (daughter of Elisha Wells Chase, born April 21, 1830, Sparta, Livingston county, New York, pioneer 1848, and Harriet Barker, born August 29, 1835, LeRay, Jefferson county, New York married April 30, 1860, Salt Lake City). She was born May 12, 1868, at Ogden.
Their children:
  1. Harriet Ann born July 30, 1889;
  2. Raymond Miles born October 8, 1891;
  3. Ezra Byron born August 20, 1893;
  4. Olive May born October 14, 1895;
  5. Marion born April 28, 1897;
  6. Wilbur born August 11, 1899;
  7. Elizabeth born December 10, 1902;
  8. Lois born August 9, 1906.

Bishop of seventh ward; missionary to England 1906-07; superintendent YMMIA; assistant superintendent Mound Fort Sunday school. City councilman.

Sources:

Jones, Nathaniel Vary

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Member of the Mormon Battalion and a Mormon Pioneer of 1849. Missionary to India.

_images/Jones_Nathaniel_Vary.jpg

(son of Samuel Jones and Lucinda Kingsley of Brighton, now Rochester, New York). Born October 13, 1822, Brighton, New York. Came to Utah July 20, 1849, with contingent of Mormon Battalion.

Married:Rebecca Maria Burton March 14, 1845, Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of Samuel Burton and Ann Shipley of Leamington, West Canada, former a pioneer), who was born February 16, 1826.
Their children:
  1. Clara L., married John W. Young;
  2. Harriet C., married Richard V. Morris, married J. W. Pickett;
  3. Nathaniel V., married Janet I. Swan, married Elizabeth D. Barlow, married Barbara E. Morris;
  4. Mary A, married Stanley H. Clawson;
  5. Fredrick born, died 1881;
  6. William B.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:

Caroline M. Garr October 9, 1856, Salt Lake City (daughter of Fielding Garr). The only child was Mark V. born January 3, 1863, married Elizabeth Taylor, married Lovinia A. Talbot.

Married:

Eliza Reed March 21, 1857. Salt Lake City. The only child was Maria A. born February 5, 1859, married E. V. Taylor.

Married:
  1. Brown May 31, 1857, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Charles B. born December 21, 1869, married Adeline M. Monteith;
  2. Seth V. born May 16, 1862, married Annie B. Layton.

Bishop 15th ward. Salt Lake City; missionary to eastern states, Hindoostan, India and England; elder. Took part in Echo Canyon campaign; 1st lieutenant cavalry, Nauvoo legion life guard battalion. First alderman of 2d ward; city councilman Salt Lake City. Carried mail from Salt Lake City to Deer Creek, Wyoming. Died February 16, 1863.

Sources:

Jones, Nathaniel Vary

(son of Nathaniel Vary and Rebecca M. Burton). Born November 9, 1850, Salt Lake City.

Married:Janet I. Swan December 24, 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Swan and Agnes McDonald of Edinburgh, Scotland), who was born August 1, 1860.
Their children:
  1. Agnes S. born October 20, 1873, married John W. Twiggs;
  2. Julia B. born May 23, 1875, married Henry E. Sharaven;
  3. Janet I. born March 21, 1877, married P. P. Targetta;
  4. Isabel born March 14, 1879;
  5. Nathala V. born November 4, 1881, married Benjamin T. Clark.
Married:Elizabeth D. Barlow (daughter of James M. Barlow and Susan Mott).
Their children:
  1. Lillian V. born November 17, 1886, married C. Grant Bird;
  2. Clara L. born January 12, 1890;
  3. Calvin B. born May 31, 1892;
  4. Aaron B. born October 17, 1895.

Family resided at Salt Lake City.

Member 32d quorum seventies; high priest; missionary to northern states 1876-77; counselor in bishopric of 16th ward; counselor in presidency high priests quorum Salt Lake stake; president high priests quorum Granite stake. Collector and deputy sheriff of Salt Lake county 1875-86. Lawyer.

Sources:

Jones, Richard

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863. President of elders quorum in North Ogden 33 years.

(son of Richard Jones, born 1790, and Elizabeth Greenland, born 1791. London, England). Born October 4, 1824, London. Came to Utah October 4, 1863, Thomas E. Ricks company.

Married:Naomi Parsons in 1850, who was born May 22, 1830, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Richard Jr. born September 21, 1860, married Viola Cazier November 1870;
  2. Elizabeth N. born March 9, 1852, married David J. Evans;
  3. John born October 7, 1863, married Rhoda Berrett February 16, 1874;
  4. Sarah born February 12, 1855; married David Francis;
  5. Charles A. born December 30, 1857, married Catherine Beckstead October 16, 1879;
  6. William born March 2, 1860;
  7. Mary Ann born October 30, 1862, married Joseph Rhodes December 1881.

Family home North Ogden, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Mickham 1870, Salt Lake City, who was born February 14, 1836, London, England.
Their children:
  1. Emma G. born October 24, 1870, married George E. Chadwick March 8, 1893;
  2. Rosabel born April 3, 1872, married Frederick Berrett 1893;
  3. Abraham born March 17, 1873, married Mary Brunker September 4, 1896;
  4. Mary E. born December 13, 1874, married A. G. Graham June 19, 1893;
  5. Joseph E. born January 18, 1877, married Vilda A. Perks;
  6. Eva born May 25, 1878, married Melvin Godfrey March 4, 1897.

Family home Ogden and Greenville, Cache County, Utah.

President of branch in London two years; president of elders quorum in North Ogden 33 years. Sailor and stevedore 25 years in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

Sources:

Jones, Richard Jr.

(son of Richard Jones and Naomi Parsons). Born September 21, 1850, London, England. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Viola Cazier in November 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Benjamin Cazier and Olive Shaw, former pioneer October 10, 1863, Thomas E. Ricks company). She was born at North Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Olive Naomi born October 21, 1871;
  2. Permelia born November 7, 1874, married Frank Carpenter;
  3. Richard B. born October 27, 1876, married Dianna Weisinger;
  4. John Clarence born October 3, 1878, married Myrtle Lucile November 14, 1907;
  5. Viola Ann born September 9, 1884, married Phillip Ferrin September 15, 1897;
  6. Sarah Manerva born July 1, 1884, married David Chard.

Clerk of elders quorum.

Sources:

Jones, John

(son of Richard Jones and Naomi Parsons). Born October 1, 1853, at London, England. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Rhoda Berrett February 16, 1874, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Robert Griffin Berrett and Sarah Ann Woodhead, of North Ogden, Utah), who was born January 19, 1856, at North Ogden.
Their children:
  1. John Arthur born January 3, 1875, married Rachel Heninger;
  2. Charles William born October 14, 1876;
  3. Sarah Naomi born November 27, 1878, died August 14, 1879;
  4. Rhoda Pearl born August 2, 1880;
  5. Mary Elizabeth born December 23, 1882, married Samuel Randall;
  6. Jennie May born September 25, 1884, married William E. Shaw;
  7. Charlotte Emily born August 29, 1886, married Nathaniel Bailey;
  8. Robert Berrett born September 4, 1888, died December 23, 1888;
  9. James Edmund born April 16, 1891, married Hazel Bell Berrett;
  10. Elsie Ireta born October 30, 1893;
  11. Carl Henry born June 28, 1897.

Family home North Ogden.

Ordained elder February 16, 1874. Farmer and miner. Died May 15, 1910.

Sources:

Jones, Richard

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of William and Mary Thomas Jones of Llangranog, Cardigan, South Wales; former born March 18, 1771, and latter January 1, 1783). He was born March 6, 1819. at Llangranog. Came to Utah September 27, 1851.

Married:Mary Evans Jones August 20, 1848 (daughter of William and Ellinor Hughs Evans), who was born November 8, 1825, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Ellen born August 29, 1850, married Oliver Haskins May 7, 1873;
  2. Mary Jane born January 17, 1853, married Benjamin D. Evans October 10, 1872;
  3. Rachel Ann born May 30, 1855, married Benjamin L. Thomas;
  4. Richard E. born November 10, 1857, married Louisa Lusk December 20, 1883;
  5. William E. born March 18, 1860, married Cynthia M. Lusk December 2, 1885;
  6. Hannah M. born October 24, 1864, married Enoch Sawyer 1898;
  7. David E. born April 7, 1867, married Catherine Evans May 23, 1890.

Active church worker. Settled at Salt Lake City, moved to Brigham City in 1853, and in 1866 moved to Malad City, Idaho.

Sources:

Jones, Richard E.

(son of Richard Jones and Mary Evans). Born November 10, 1857, Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Louisa Lusk December 20, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of John W. and Martha Tidwell Lusk), who was born July 9, 1862, Wellsville, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Darias L. b;
  2. December 28, 1884;
  3. Daniel L. born January 24, 1886;
  4. John L. born January 31, 1887;
  5. Richard L. born November 11, 1888;
  6. Harvey L. born August 3, 1891, married Catherine Price September 4, 1911;
  7. Lavern born August 9, 1897;
  8. Mary A. born May 21, 1904.

Missionary to Great Britain 1899-1901; seventy.

Sources:

Jones, Samuel Stephen

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He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1856 arriving in a handcart company. Charcoal manufacturer; saw mill operator; railroad contractor. Poet.

(son of Samuel Jones and Sarah Bradshaw of Rose Cottage, Baling Lane, Brentford, Middlesex, England). Born February 9, 1837, seven miles from London, England. Came to Utah Sunday, November 30, 1856, Edward Martin and Daniel Tyler “frozen” handcart company. This was the handcart company that endured so much suffering on the plains, losing fully one-third of their number. About 586 persons started on this memorable journey. He was the secretary and clerk of the company.

Married:Lydia E. Hooker February 9, 1857, Provo, Utah (daughter of William Hooker of Kent, England), who was born August 18, 1837, and died December 21, 1874.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann Sarah born July 7, 1858, married W. C. A. Smoot, Jr.;
  2. Samuel William born February 11, 1861, died October 18, 1861;
  3. Ady Rosena h. August 18, 1862, died November 13, 1863;
  4. Annie L. born September 24, 1864, married George Atkin, Jr.;
  5. Charles Albert born October 7, 1866, died September 17, 1867;
  6. Grace Darling born November 24, 1868, died October, 1869;
  7. Arthur Wellington born January 28, 1870, died February 12, 1870;
  8. Vermelia born July 21, 1871, died August, 1871;
  9. Lydia Maud born September 30, 1874, died April 15, 1875.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Julia Ipson, August 27, 1867, Endowment House, Salt Lake City. Her parents lived at Bornholm, Denmark. She was born January 11, 1847, Bornholm, and came to Utah 1854.
Their children:
  1. Christina Maria born August 28, 1868, married Frank Thomas;
  2. Albert Stephen born January 15, 1871, married Sadie E. Fletcher;
  3. Rasmus Eugene born June 16, 1874, married Alice Teasdale;
  4. Alma Andrew born January 5, 1877, died June 28, 1880.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Annie Maria Johnson December 27, 1875, Endowment House, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Peter Rasmus Johnson and Caroline Maria Tuft of Denmark, pioneers 1854). She was born September 15, 1858.
Their children:
  1. Samuel Johnson born October 16, 1876, married Effie May Fenn;
  2. John Milton born October 3, 1878, married Lulu Lameraux;
  3. Horatio born October 23, 1880, married Elizabeth Silver;
  4. Lydia Geneve born February 19, 1883;
  5. Pearl born February 7, 1886;
  6. Ralph Harry born May 23, 1888;
  7. Eva Caroline born October 14, 1891;
  8. Lucille Emma born August 17, 1893, died March 29, 1894.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Emma Jane Allman July 26, 1878, Endowment House, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas and Jane Allman), who was born November 18, 1853, Salt Lake City, and died July 9, 1879.
Only child:
  1. Ernest Allman born June 18, 1879, died August 29, 1879.

One of the presidents of the 52d quorum seventies; high priest; missionary to Great Britain 1872-73; traveling elder London Conference; president Sheffield Conference; assistant editor “Millennial Star.” Was instrumental in starting co-operative movement in Provo with A. O. Smoot and E. F. Sheets; the Provo Co-op antedated the ZCMI about one year. Owner of the S. S. Jones Mercantile Company, Provo and Price, Utah. Tie contractor, furnishing the Utah Southern Railway with ties at its beginning, and the Rio Grande Western with 147,000 in one year, between Provo and Price. He with T. R. Cutler organized the Sioux and Utah mines at Tintic, and has been largely interested in mining 1900-12. Made the big cut at the Jordan River narrows for power and irrigation. Interested with John T. Pope in asphalt, iron and oil properties in Uinta County, Utah. Charcoal manufacturer; saw mill operator; railroad contractor. Author of “Adown Provo River,” and many poems on Utah, especially “Utah’s Natal Days” which was rendered on the state’s 21st birthday, under the Bowery in President Brigham Young’s presence, part of which he (Young) had repeated. “Home of the Old Years” and “The Life of the Master” are some of the masterpieces from his pen.

Sources:

Jones, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of John and Ann Jones of South Wales). Born July 20, 1827. Came to Utah 1851.

Married:Sage Treharne October, 1852 (daughter of William and Ann Treharne). Born November 27, ____, came to Utah 1852, Dan Jones company.
Their children:
  1. Alma Treharne born August 21, 1853, died aged 4;
  2. Lehi Willard born November 15, 1854, married Henrietta Lunt February 13, 1878;
  3. Kumen born May 5, 1856, married Mary Neilson December 19, 1878;
  4. Thomas Jedediah born June 5, 1858, married Ellen Eva Lunt November 17, 1878;
  5. William Treharne born September 12, 1860, married Keturah Arthur born December 27, 1881;
  6. Uriah Treharne born February 11, 1861, married Mary Alice Higbee February 7, 1883;
  7. Sarah Ann born February 11, 1861, married Samuel A. Higbee December 27, 1881.

Family home Cedar City, Utah.

Sources:

Jones, Lehi Willard

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Mayor of Cedar City from 1886-1889.

(son of Thomas Jones and Sage Treharne). Born November 15, 1854, Cedar City, Utah.

Married:Henrietta Lunt February 13, 1878, St. George, Utah (daughter of Henry Lunt and Mary Ann Wilson, latter pioneer 1857, Jessie B. Martin company). She was born November 12, 1858, Cedar City.
Their children:
  1. Thomas Willard born December 5, 1878, married Sophia Forsyth June 25, 1902;
  2. Kumen Lunt born February 21, 1881, married Ann Elizabeth Leigh June 26, 1907;
  3. Henry Lunt born July 20, 1883;
  4. Henrietta Lunt born February 2, 1886, married Ferdinand F. Hintze September 3, 1908;
  5. Ann born June 15, 1888, married Robert S. Gardner December 21, 1910;
  6. Lehi Milton born October 4, 1890;
  7. Martha born February 16, 1893, died same day;
  8. Erastus L. born December 3, 1895;
  9. William born September 14, 1897.

Family home Cedar City.

Mail contractor and carrier between Cedar City, Utah, and Bullionville, Nevada. Justice of peace, city treasurer, city councilman, mayor and county commissioner. Member ward bishopric. Has done much for the development of southern Utah.

Sources:

Jones, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of John R. Jones and Ann Evans of Dawlais, South Wales). Born July 24, 1858, at Dawlais. Came to Utah in August 1866, William Henry Chipman company.

Married:Florence Taylor January 1, 1883, at Lehi, Utah (daughter of James W. Taylor and Ann Rogers of Oldham, England, pioneers 1853). She was born August 7, 1862, at Lehi.
Their children:
  1. Marion, married J. Edwin Johnson August 20, 1906, Salt Lake City;
  2. Florence, married David Firmage;
    1. Leonard;
  3. Maurice;
  4. Earl F.;
  5. Clarence;
  6. Verna Margrette;
  7. Norma;
  8. Alice;
  9. Leyland.

Family home Lehi.

Elder. Farmer.

Sources:

Jones, Thomas B.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Richard Jones of Denbighshire, North Wales). Born October 16, 1820, at Denbighshire. Came to Utah in 1860, Captain Corbett company.

Married:Diana Roberts 1840, Denbighshire, who was born in 1820.
Their children:
  1. Amelia, married John Griffiths;
  2. James R., married Mary Ann .;
  3. Robert R., married Agnes Squires;
  4. Jane, died aged 1;
  5. George D., married Ann Thomas;
  6. Jane, married Theodore (Augusta) Reamer;
  7. Samuel, died infant.

Family home 15th ward, Salt Lake City.

President of a branch in Wales. Coal miner; stone cutter for Salt Lake Temple. Died March 20, 1904.

Sources:

Jones, George D.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Thomas B. Jones and Diana Roberts). Born August 23, 1849, Denbighshire, North Wales. Came to Utah in 1860 with parents.

Married:Ann Thomas 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Thomas and Sarah Jeremy of Caermarthenshire, South Wales, pioneers 1849, Daniel Jones company). She was born June 22, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann born January 27, 1869, married Sheridan Smith;
  2. George D., married Hilda Lundgren;
  3. Eva, married Robert B. Currie, died aged 1;
  4. Benjamin, married Mr. Parsons;
  5. Ada, died aged 6;
  6. Samuel, married Angle Anderson;
  7. Bertha D., married Frederick Anderson;
  8. Claud, married Celia Sanders.

Family home 15th ward. Salt Lake City.

Miner; blacksmith; machinist. Died December 10, 1902.

Sources:

Jones, Samuel

(son of George D. Jones and Ann Thomas). Born January 1, 1879, Salt Lake City.

Married:Angle Anderson February 21, 1890. Salt Lake City, Bishop Ashton officiating; (daughter of John Anderson and Awrey Little of Augusta, Georgia, who came to Utah in 1889). She was born November 25, 1882.
Their children:
  1. Samuel Oddus born December 21, 1900, died infant;
  2. George S. born July 5, 1901;
  3. John Melvin born May 12, 1904;
  4. Mildred E. born June 9, 1907;
  5. Lena G. born January 23, 1909;
  6. Fred Norman born September 9, 1911.

Family home 15th ward, Salt Lake City.

Brass and iron molder.

Sources:

Jones, Thomas C.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of William Jones and Sarah Cornforth of Birmingham, England). Born February 11, 1825, Birmingham. Came to Utah September 2, 1868, Daniel D. McArthur company.

Married:Elizabeth Clarissa Blincke July 22, 1849, Birmingham (daughter of Edward Blincke of Birmingham), who was born April 27, 1826.
Their children:
  1. Merentha Althera, married Peter Miller, married George Austin;
  2. Jeter Edward, married Emma Thayne;
  3. Clarissa Elizabeth;
  4. Franklin Thomas;
  5. Brigham William.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Eliza Jesson February 12, 1865, Birmingham (daughter of John Jesson and Elizabeth Beesley, former came to Utah September 2, 1868, Daniel D. McArthur company). She was born October 19, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Elizabeth;
  2. John Heuber;
  3. Eliza Celestial;
  4. Cathrine Mary Louisa, married William H. Harrison;
  5. Joseph Hyrum;
  6. Emma Susannah;
  7. Martha Amelia.
Married:Mary Orgill June 27, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas and Mary Ann Orgill, pioneers September 2, 1868, Daniel D. McArthur company). She was born May 31, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Heber Lorenzo, married Jemima Derrick;
  2. Charlotte Anne;
  3. Rhoda Ellen;
  4. Willard Charles;
  5. Joshua Wilford, married Harriet Bagshaw;
  6. Julia Kate.

Member 13th quorum seventies; president New Hill district, England, 1851; recorder of 10th ward. Salt Lake City, 1880-87; member Tabernacle choir. Brushmaker. Died September 11, 1887, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Jones, Jeter Edward

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Killed in a train accident.

(son of Thomas C. Jones and Elizabeth Blincke). Born February 9, 1852, Birmingham, England.

Married:Emma Thayne February 10, 1873, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Johnson Thayne and Sidney Boyer of Mill Creek, Utah, pioneers September 3, 1861). She was born September 10, 1855.
Their children:
  1. Emma Clarissa born January 8, 1874, married William J. Tidwell;
  2. William Edward born December 30, 1875, married Mary Ann Rowley;
  3. John Johnson born April 23, 1883, married Rebecca Lucis.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Died July 16, 1883 in Idaho, killed by a train.

Emma Thayne afterward married George Millner, and they had the following children:

  1. Esther, married George Brigham Grundvig, married William Tidwell;
  2. George Bruit;
  3. Arnold Seaton;
  4. Ernest Yardly.
Sources:

Jones, William Edward

(son of Jeter Edward Jones and Emma Thayne). Born December 30, 1875, Salt Lake City.

Married:Mary Ann Rowley July 2, 1908, Logan, Utah (daughter of John Thompson Rowley and Mary Jane Smith of Spring Glen, Utah). She was born December 6, 1887.
Their children:
  1. Lewella born November 8, 1909;
  2. Irene born December 7, 1911.

Family resided at Wellington and Spring Glen, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to southern states 1904-06; first counselor to president of South Carolina mission; president deacons quorum of Sunnyside 1902-03; president YMMIA of Wellington 1906-08; member Emery stake Sunday school union board 1907-09; president third quorum elders 1908-09; second counselor to Bishop Edgar H. Thayne of Wellington ward 1908-11; superintendent Sunday school at Spring Glen. Justice of peace at Wellington 1906-07.

Sources:

Jones, Heber Lorenzo

(son of Thomas C. Jones and Mary Orgill). Born March 18, 1871, Salt Lake City.

Married:Jemima Derrick February 26, 1896, Salt Lake City (daughter of Zacariah Derrick and Mary Emma Horspooll of London, England, pioneers 1859, James S. Brown company). She was born May 17, 1872.
Their children:
  1. Jemima born October 26, 1896, died;
  2. Heber Derrick born January 23, 1898;
  3. Hyrum Clifford born September 30, 1900;
  4. Mary Leon born October 15, 1902;
  5. Thelma born March 10, 1905;
  6. Emma Marie born June 1, 1907;
  7. Zacariah Thomas born October 14, 1910;
  8. Mamie Irene born September 28, 1912.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Elder; teacher. Engineer on Denver & Rio Grande Rail Road. eight years. Member born of L. E.

Sources:

Jones, Thomas E.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of William Jones, born about 1779, and Catherine Jones, born about 1780, of Brosbury, England). He was born April 5, 1811, Bishop’s Frome, Herefordshire, England. Came to Utah September 26, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company.

Married:Mary Parson in 1836, who was born about 1805, died in England.
Their child:
  1. William Parson born August 20, 1837, married Elizabeth Shaw February 25, 1858.
Married:Mary Ann Males January 16, 1842, at Nauvoo, Illinois. She was born October 25, 1816, Easnor, Herefordshire, England.
Their children:
  1. Hannah;
  2. Isabell;
  3. John;
  4. Mary Ann, died infant;
  5. Robert Easnor, married Sarah E. Nelson March 15, 1874;
  6. Thomas Males, married Phebe Watts;
  7. Catherine Elizabeth, married Archibald McFarland;
  8. Alverita C., married George T. Halladay;
  9. James H., married Sopha Deucheux March 22, 1884;
  10. Henry, died infant;
  11. Easnor, died infant.
Married:Jane Nelson in 1857 at Salt Lake City (daughter of William Nelson), who was born September 26, 1823, Cumberland, England.
Their children:
  1. Eliza born July 4, 1858, married Martin Mahnkin;
  2. Richard Nelson born February 2, 1860, married Sarah Homme;
  3. Mary Ellen born December 21, 1861, married T. Alma Sayer;
  4. Joseph Wilford, married Harriet A. Robinson December 9, 1896.

High priest.

Sources:

Jones, Joseph Wilford

(son of Thomas E. Jones and Jane Nelson). Born August 27, 1864, West Weber, Utah.

Married:Harriet A. Robinson December 9, 1886, at Lewisville, Idaho (daughter of Joseph Lee Robinson and Mary Taylor), who was born October 1, 1871.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Thomas born November 18, 1887, married Coara M. Tall October 11, 1905;
  2. Emma J. born June 4, 1889, died July 11, 1889;
  3. Mary Eliza born June 24, 1890, married William P. Sharp October 4, 1911;
  4. Mabel born November 16, 1892, died March 15, 1894;
  5. Ada A. born September 24, 1894, died January 22, 1895;
  6. Lee Albert born February 11, 1896;
  7. Sadie born October 27, 1899, died October 30, 1899;
  8. Clarence Wilford born March 22, 1901;
  9. Francis Gilbert born September 11, 1903;
  10. Lulu Margarett born September 8, 1905;
  11. Louis Harold born January 22, 1909;
  12. Julius Melvin born May 21, 1911;
  13. Ruth born January 31, 1913.

Family home Lewisville (now Bybee), Utah.

Superintendent Sunday schools Center ward; bishop of Bybee ward; missionary to Nebraska 1897-98 and to Great Britain 1907-08; high councilor; home missionary. Early settler in Snake River valley. Farmer; stockraiser.

Sources:

Jones, Thomas J.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

Born 1804, South Wales. Came to Utah September 23, 1854, Job Smith company.

Married:Elizabeth Rees, Cefn Coyd Cymar, Brecknockshire, Wales.
Only child:
  1. John R., married Mary A. S. Ridd.

High Priest. Killed by railroad accident 1886, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Jones, John Rees

(son of Thomas J. Jones and Elizabeth Rees). Born 1847 in Brecknockshire. Came to Utah with father.

Married:
    1. Ridd April 3, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Ridd and Sarah Squires of Devonshire, England, pioneers 1854, Job Smith company). She was born 1855, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. John R. born April 7, 1875, married Louise Meyer June 29, 1898;
  2. Thomas H. born October 28, 1876, married Jane Gibson September 25, 1901;
  3. William A. born December 14, 1878, married Salina Evans September 23, 1903;
  4. Albert J. born July 26, 1882, married Lilly Conday June 14, 1906;
  5. Ernest E. born August 17, 1884, married Clara Folger June 5, 1909;
  6. Clarence E. born July 18, 1888;
  7. Agnes M. born March 31, 1890, married Leroy Colton September 5, 1911.

High Priest; ward teacher. Worked on Salt Lake temple 10 years, and on assembly hall. Black Hawk Indian war veteran 1866.

Sources:

Jones, John Rees, Jr.

(son of John Rees Jones and Mary A. S. Ridd). Born April 7, 1875, Salt Lake City.

Married:Louise Meyer June 29, 1898, Salt Lake City (daughter of Christian Meyer and Louise Amstead of Berlin, Germany), who was born May 18, 1879.
Their children:
  1. Vera Louise born April 3, 1899;
  2. John Meyer born September 7, 1900;
  3. Alfred Clyde born March 14, 1906;
  4. Edna born September 30, 1909, died;
  5. Alice Meyer born March 12, 1912.

Elder; teacher. Foreman of Gallagher Trunk Company 20 years.

Sources:

Jones, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

Born 1798, Cayo, Caermarthenshire, South Wales. Came to Utah 1866.

Married:Eleanor Evans in 1838, Llansawel, South Wales (daughter of John Evans of Bryndafydd), who was born in 1820. Came to Utah 1866.
Their children:
  1. James, died infant;
  2. James E.;
  3. David E.;
  4. William E.;
  5. Mary;
  6. John E.;
  7. Daniel;
  8. Elenor;
  9. Annie.

Family home Malad City, Idaho.

Elder and president over branch in Wales. English soldier 21 years. Died in 1873, Malad City.

Sources:

Jones, James E.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of William Jones and Eleanor Evans of South Wales). Born 1842, Lwynkelyn, Wales. Came to Utah October 4, 1864, W. S. Warren company.

Married:Anne Williams July 20, 1866, Malad Valley, Idaho (daughter of Thomas Williams and Anne Jones of Glamorganshire, South Wales, pioneers 1864, W. S. Warren company). She was born July 15, 1849.
Their children:
  1. Olive Anne born January 28, ____;
  2. Eleanor J., died;
  3. Margaret;
  4. James T.;
  5. John W.;
  6. Daisy M.;
  7. Gwenfred.

Family home Malad, Idaho.

Commissioner. Railroader; farmer.

Sources:

Jones, William

(son of William and Elizabeth Jones of Brimpsfield, Gloucestershire, England). Born June 7, 180S, Brimpsfield. Came to Utah August 18, 1868, Captain Murdock company.

Married:Mary Shill June, 1828, at Brimpsfield (daughter of Robert Shill and Prudence Golding of Caudle Green, Gloucestershire, England).
Their children:
  1. Robert born July 9, 1829, married Harriet Tipper;
  2. Ann, died child;
  3. Susan born March 24, 1833, married Henry Randall;
  4. Lucy, died child;
  5. Rhoda born November 8, 1840, married Samuel Bennion;
  6. Mary J. born June 16, 1842, married Thomas H. Stephens;
  7. Elizabeth born January 6, 1844, married James Ure;
  8. Prudence born July 4, 1847, married Joseph Edgeworth.

Family resided Brimpsfield, England and Henefer, Utah.

Farm laborer. Assisted in building roads and ditches. Died July 7, 1889.

Sources:

Jones, Robert

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of William Jones and Mary Shill). Born July 9, 1829, Washbrook, Gloucestershire, England. Came to Utah September 1866, Henry Chipman company.

Married:Harriet Tipper November 18, 1862, Cowley, Gloucestershire (daughter of William and Jane Tipper of Birdlip, Gloucestershire, England). She was born May 2, 1824.
Their children:
  1. Robert A. born February 19, 1854, married Elizabeth J. Parker;
  2. William born March 8, 1856, married Caroline Toone;
  3. Mary Jane born June 5, 1858, married Albert F. Richens;
  4. George W. born May 7, 1863, died January 29, 1865.

Family home Nettleton, Gloucestershire, England, and Henefer, Utah.

Married:Miriam Ann Richens December 2, 1866, Croyden, Utah (daughter of William and Charlotte Richens, who were married at Sheepscombe, England, and came to Utah with Captain White company).
Their children:
  1. Alfred R. born September 18, 1867, married Elizabeth Edgeworth;
  2. Emma born November 9, 1869, married James Salmon;
  3. John S. born February 18, 1871, married Clara Toone;
  4. Amelia born November 26, 1872, married Frank Rippon;
  5. Clara R. born May 28, 1876, married Charles S. Toone;
  6. Charles R. born February 12, 1877, married Annie Faddies.
Married:Agnes Caroline Peterson (daughter of Charles S. and Caroline Peterson), who was born in Denmark.
The only child:
  1. Clarens Ray born September 18, 1893.

Sunday school superintendent 1870-92; first counselor to Bishop Richens 1869-92. Assisted in building Union Pacific railroad; worked on canyon and county roads, and on irrigating canals. Died April 27, 1906.

Sources:

Jones, Robert Allen

(son of Robert Jones and Harriet Tipper). Born February 19, 1854, Birdlip, Gloucestershire, England.

Married:Elizabeth Jane Parker June 16, 1873, Salt Lake City (daughter of Abraham Parker and Barbara Scott, who came to Utah March 31, 1871). She was born September 16, 1855, Greencroft, England.
Their children:
      1. born June 4, 1874, married Charlotte Judd;
  1. George P. born February 26, 1876, married Isabel May Wright;
  2. John W. born March 23, 1878, married Lydia M. Marchant;
  3. Ellen M. born June 28, 1880, married Joseph W. Tanner;
  4. David W. born September 16, 1882;
  5. Barbara H. born November 6, 1885, married Albert Peterson;
  6. Virginia born May 23, 1888, married Thomas Stevens;
  7. Irvin T. born August 28, 1890;
  8. Cheltina E. born August 11, 1893;
  9. Alice Isabel born January 9, 1896.

Missionary to England 1890-92; ward clerk 1885-1907. Justice of the peace 1884-90; school trustee 1893-97; surveyor of Summit county.

Sources:

Jones, William E.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Jenkin Jones of Vaynor, Brecknockshire, South Wales). Born February 18, 1824, Pantyskill, Vaynor, Brecknockshire. Came to Utah September 24, 1861, James Brown company.

Married:Mary Jones July 1, 1841, South Wales, who was born July 1, 1819.
Their children:
  1. Ann born January 27, 1842;
  2. Jenkin born April 21, 1843;
  3. Mary Ann born February 8, 1845;
  4. Elizabeth;
  5. Kesiah Jane born July 16, 1855;
  6. Margret born October 10, 1867;
  7. Caroline born September 8, 1861;
  8. Martha born November 12, 1863.

Family home Paragonah, Utah.

Bishop’s counselor; bishop. Farmer. Died February 24, 1897, Paragonah, Utah.

Sources:

Jones, William Parsons

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Thomas E. Jones, born April 6, 1811, Bosbery, Herefordshire, England, and Mary Parsons, who died in England in 1839). He was born August 20, 1837, at Bosbery. Came to Utah in 1848, Heber C. Kimball company.

Married:Elizabeth Shaw February 26, 1858 (daughter of Paul Shaw and Ellen Fletcher), who was born May 23, 1837. Came to Utah 1857, Israel Evans company.
Their children:
  1. William Clinton born April 5, 1869;
  2. Thomas Lorenzo born June 26, 1860, married Mary Ann Hill January 6, 1881;
  3. Elizabeth Ellen born May 9, 1862;
  4. Annie Emily born October 9, 1863, married Charles A. Peterson March 6, 1896;
  5. Mary Adaline born October 23, 1865, married Joseph M. Thompson April 26, 1883;
  6. Agnes Elenor born October 13, 1867;
  7. James Franklin born January 18, 1869, married Pamela Barlow January 3, 1896;
  8. John Parsons born April 15, 1871, married Julett Wheeler June 16, 1899;
  9. Rebecca and Ruth born March 13, 1874, Rebecca married Arthur Whitiar June 10, 1908, Ruth died;
  10. Cynthia Catherine born June 9, 1877, married Irvin Carrigan December 15, 1903;
  11. Robert Joseph born November 25, 1879;
  12. Martha Alveretta born February 19, 1882, married Dyan Taggart October 5, 1906.

Missionary among the Indians; bishop; Sunday school superintendent. School trustee. Took part in Echo Canyon campaign; member of Utah militia; figured prominently in Morrisite trouble. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Settled at Salt Lake City; moved to Kaysville in 1851, and to South Weber in 1864.

Sources:

Jones, James F.

(son of William Parsons Jones and Elizabeth Shaw). Born January 18, 1869, South Weber, Utah.

Married:Pamela E. Barlow January 3, 1896, Salt Lake City (daughter of Israel Barlow and Annie Tates), who was born June 9, 1872, Bountiful, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Leland Venice born January 1, 1896, Logan, Utah;
  2. Winford Franklin born April 30, 1901, at Bountiful;
  3. Leora and La Vora born December 29, 1904, at Ogden;
  4. Erma born August 20, 1908.

Family home South Weber, Utah.

Sunday school superintendent; ward clerk; counselor and secretary in YMMIA.

Sources:

Jones, William R.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of William Jones and Betsy Roberts of Manchester, England). Born February 4, 1821, in England. Came to Utah 1850.

Married:Sarah Ann Wright 1853, Salt Lake City, John Taylor officiating. She was born July 19, 1829, and came to Utah with a handcart company.
Their children:
  1. William R., married Jessie Penrose;
  2. James S., married Annie M. Sims;
  3. John T, died infant;
  4. Patience Mary, married Thomas W. Sims;
  5. Frank D., married Carrie Mace.

Family home 16th ward, Salt Lake City.

Seventy; high priest; block teacher. Tailor. Died May 24, 1906, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Jones, James S.

(son of William R. Jones and Sarah Ann Wright). Born January 21, 1860, Salt Lake City.

Married:Annie M. Sims March 17, 1886, Salt Lake City by Bishop Pollord (daughter of Thomas Sims and Emma Amy Sharman of Morehanger, Bedfordshire, England, came to Utah May, 1896). She was born September 7, 1865.
Their children:
  1. Amy Florence born August 18, 1887, married William H. Gourley;
  2. James H. born May 28, 1889;
  3. Annie S. born January 31, 1891;
  4. Mary Clarice born December 25, 1901.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Elder; block teacher. Engaged in real estate. Capitalist

Sources:

Jordan, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of John Jordan, born June 21, 1776, Berkshire, England, and Chariot Townsend, born about 1777 Berkshire). He was born January 4, 1812, Courtney, Berkshire Came to Utah 1852, independent company.

Married:Cynthia Elizabeth Phillips February 18, 1842, who was born December 7, 1813, died at Genessee, Kane county, Illinois, March 26, 1847.
Their children:
  1. Jacob Henry born December 6, 1842 in Michigan, died San Pete county, Utah;
  2. John Phillips born August 31, 1846, married Julia Smith, married Dell McPeak.
Married:Charlott Malinda Colvin August 16, 1847, who was born November 20, 1807, died February 1, 1851, in Iowa.
Married:Eliza Humphreys Robins March 4, 1851 (daughter of Richard and Esther Humphreys), who was born March 2, 1814, Shropshire, England.
Their children:
  1. Charlott Malinda born December 4, 1851, died October 22, 1856;
  2. Elizabeth Cynthia born April 1, 1854, married William Crawford;
  3. Joseph Hyrum born June 4, 1856, married Elizabeth M. Givens.
Married:Mary Spiers 1864, at Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Eliza Dunlap born March 5, 1866, died September 26, 1887;
  2. John James born. May 16, 1869;
  3. George B. born February 14, 1871;
  4. Mary Jane born April 26, 1867, died July 26, 1888;
  5. Allen S. born July 1, 1874.

Families resided at Heber City, Utah.

High Priest; first counselor to John M. Murdock, president of high priests quorum. Settled at Heber City 1859. Veteran Walker and Black Hawk Indian wars; took part in Echo Canyon trouble.

Sources:

Jordan, John Philips

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of John Jordan and Cynthia Elizabeth Phillips). Born August 31, 1845, Michigan. Came to Utah in 1862.

Married:Julia Smith November 30, 1874, Scipio, Utah (daughter of Jackson Smith of Scipio), who was born May 1866.
Their children:
  1. Mary Elizabeth born August 26, 1875, married Charles Thompson;
  2. Eliza Ann born April 24, 1877, married William Barnes;
  3. Alice Maud and John Henry, died;
  4. Charlotte born September 7, 1882;
  5. Minnie Lenora born April 24, 1884, married John Wheeler;
  6. Edith Amy born April 23, 1886, died.
Married:Dell McPeak May 22, 1898, Daniel ward, Wasatch stake, who came to Utah 1887.
Their children:
  1. Joseph born June 1899, died October 19, 1910;
  2. Hyrum born December 28, 1900;
  3. Vera born May 6, 1902;
  4. Charles William born November 22, 1904;
  5. Earl born January 30, 1906;
  6. Roy born March 8, 1908.

Elder. Settled at Heber City in 1859. Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Farmer.

Sources:

Jordan, Joseph Hyrum

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of John Jordan and Eliza Humphreys Robins). Born June 4, 1856, Springville, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth M. Givens November 22, 1887, Wallsburg, Utah (daughter of James and Agnes Givens, Heber City, Utah). She was born February 4, 1867.
Their children:
  1. William Elmer born February 26, 1889;
  2. James Alva born March 3, 1891;
  3. Lenora born March 30, 1894;
  4. Lillie born April 11, 1898;
  5. Clarence born July 30, 1900, died August 4, 1900.

Family home Riverside, Idaho. Settled at Heber City 1860; moved to Snake River valley, Idaho, 1888; now lives at Blackfoot.

Sources:

Jordon, George Borlan

(son of John Jordan and Mary Spears). Born February 14, 1872, Heber City, Utah.

Married:Emma Davis October 12, 1897, Heber City, Utah, Robert Duke of Elkhorn ward officiating (daughter of William Davis and Mary Goddard of Elkhorn ward). She was born May 7, 1876.
Their children:
  1. George Erving born June 12, 1899;
  2. John William born February 26, 1901;
  3. Mary born May 30, 1903;
  4. Minnie born August 28, 1908.

Family resided Elkhorn ward and Heber City.

Elder. Farmer and ranchman.

Sources:

Jorgensen, Hans

(son of Jorgen and Petra Nelsen of Fyen, Denmark). Born October 13, 1827, Fyen. Came to Utah 1868.

Married:Marie D. Brinck April 6, 1856, at Copenhagen, Denmark (daughter of Christopher Brinck and Maren Jacobsen of Stege, Moen, Denmark). She was born June 30, 1834.
Their children:
  1. Lars Ferdinand Johnson, born November 21, 1858, married Sine Smith and Johanne Thomsen;
  2. Sophie, married Andrew Andersen;
  3. Caroline, married David P. Rich;
  4. Anina, married John E. Nielsen;
  5. Mary, married Rasmus Andersen.

Family home Bear River City, Utah.

High Priest. Farmer. Died November 5, 1889.

Sources:

Jorgensen, Hans

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Born November 29, 1796, Willinge Fyen, Denmark. Came to Utah 1853, John Forsgren company.

Married:Maren Christena Peterson, who was born January 27, 1794.
Their children:
  1. Jens, married Mary Christensen;
  2. Lars;
  3. Jorgen Peter;
  4. Peter, married Karen Peterson;
  5. Nels, married Karen Jenson;
  6. Hans, married. Anna Helena Maryger.
Sources:

Hansen, Hans

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Hans Jorgensen and Maren Christena Peterson). Born July 15, 1836, Trustrup Borup, Fune, Denmark. Came to Utah 1859, Robert F. Neslen company.

Married:Anna Helena Maryger January 8, 1860, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jorgen Maryger and Ellen Peterson of Venebar, Sjaelland, Denmark). She was born August 23, 1840.
Their children:
  1. Hans John born October 2, 1860, married Alvida Marie Peterson;
  2. James born March 18, 1862, married Amelia Berg;
  3. Joseph Albert born January 3, 1864, died January 23, 1864;
  4. Niels born October 18, 1864, died October 18, 1864;
  5. Erastus Snow born November 30, 1865, married Hanna Nette Mortensen, who died December 22, 1866, and Mary S. Jensen;
  6. Lorenzo born September 30, 1867, married Margaret Jane Williams;
  7. Mary Christena born October 8, 1869, married James Orcen Welch;
  8. Alice Helena born October 8, 1869, married James Olsen;
  9. Ephraim born November 4, 1871, died October 6, 1873;
  10. Emma Albertine born July 13, 1873, married Judson Welch;
  11. Abraham born June 23, 1876, married Mary Ellen Olsen;
  12. Willard born April 4, 1877, married Johanna Marie Steffensen;
  13. Sarah born November 26, 1878, married Tim Parkensen;
  14. Caroline born November 7, 1880, married Samuel D. Wilcox.

High Priest. Justice of peace; policeman. Farmer; lumberman.

Sources:

Jorgensen, Mads

(son of Jeppa Jorgensen of Copenhagen, Denmark). Born March 7, 1832, at Copenhagen. Came to Utah 1869.

Married:Eva Coderstrom of Goteborg, Sweden, who was born February 23, 1842.
Only child:
  1. Edward Johannas born March 25, 1856, married Eva Catherine Hansen Zobell.

Seventy; high priest; counselor to Bishops Madsen and John J. Johnson of Lake View ward; missionary to northern states 1878-81; to Scandinavia 1887-89; Sunday school superintendent; president of YMMIA of Lake View ward. Farmer. Died April, 1905, Lake View, Utah.

Sources:

Jorgensen, Edward Johannas

(son of Mads Jorgensen and Eva Coderstrom). Born March 26, 1856, Copenhagen, Denmark. Came to Utah July 24, 1870.

Married:Eva Catherine Hansen Zobell November 26, 1880, Salt Lake City (daughter of Ole Hansen and Annie Zobell of Sjelland, Denmark came to Utah 1877). She was born February 21, 1860.
Their children:
  1. Edward Johannaa born September 18, 1881, married Chloe Blackburn June 10, 1903;
  2. Eva Catherine born July 24, 1883, married Oscar Blackburn August 20, 1900;
  3. Joseph William born December 19, 1886, married Mary Kelsey October 24, 1906; married Julia Akelund;
  4. Anna Maria born February 19, 1888, married Albert Blackburn November 21, 1906;
  5. Edna Marinda born November 30, 1890, died June 11, 1891;
  6. Clara Minerva born December 8, 1891, married Perry Miller October 27, 1909;
  7. James Henry born September 10, 1896, died;
  8. Jesse Clarence born March 23, 1901.

Family home Clawson, Utah.

Member 9tth quorum seventies; president YMMIA 1911; assistant Sunday school superintendent and ward teacher at Clawson. Settled at Provo 1870; moved to Clawson 1894, and was the first settler of that place; assisted in making canals, wagon roads and in developing the country.

Sources:

Johgensen, Mass

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

Came to Utah 1859, oxteam company.

Married:Annie Jensen in Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Margaret, died aged 40;
  2. Hannah, married John Madsen;
  3. Eva;
  4. Annie, married Andrew Madsen;
  5. Rebecca, married George Nixon;
  6. Ellen, married Carl Christensen.

Family home Lake View.

Married:Elvena Hansen. Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Mass;
  2. Alma;
  3. Heber;
  4. Abe, died young;
  5. Elvira;
  6. Sarah, died aged 22.

Family home Lake View.

Missionary to Denmark; bishop of Lake View ward; Sunday school superintendent; Veteran Blackhawk war. Farmer. Died in 1907.

Sources:

Jorgensen (Georgesen), Niels

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Jorgen Knudson, born 1765, and Anna Sophia Nielsen, born September 20, 1801, Karlebo, Denmark). Born January 17, 1834, Hosterkjob, Birkerod, Fredericksberg, Denmark. Came to Utah October, 1864.

Married:Johanna M. Kofoed July 24, 1863 (daughter of Hans Anker Kofoed and Cecelia Monk).
Their children:
  1. Niels Oliver born December 12, 1864;
  2. William born October 21, 1866, married Annie S. Hansen September 6, 1893;
  3. Laura, born May 21, 1868, married Albert N. Clements September 8, 1886;
  4. Annie Cecelia born May 10, 1870, married Fred Berntsen January 17, 1894;
  5. Hans Hyrum born December 26, 1871, married Minnie Berlips October 23, 1907;
  6. Alice Lenora born May 6, 1874, married James Kingsford March 12, 1890;
  7. Josephine born June 3, 1876.
Married:Mette Catharine Jensen June 16, 1877, Logan, Utah (daughter of Jens Jensen and Ane Kerstena Nielsen), who was born May 6, 1859, Silkaborg, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Niels Wilford born April 30, 1878, married Martha E. Rose April 12, 1899;
  2. Joseph born September 21, 1881, married Mira Amelia Nielsen March 19, 1902;
  3. Mette Catharine born December 18, 1883;
  4. George Peter born October 10, 1886, married Ida Coburn December 16, 1910;
  5. Anna Sophia born March 25, 1888, married Roland Williams December 18, 1908;
  6. Lucy K. born April 18, 1890;
  7. Heber Moroni born October 27, 1891;
  8. Ruby Margareta born December 21, 1893;
  9. Lorenza Knud born September 24, 1897.

Families resided Weston, Idaho.

Patriarch of Oneida stake counselor of bishopric Weston ward; member high council Oneida stake; missionary to Scandinavia 1895-97. Resided at Pleasant Grove 1854, Salt Lake City 1867; worked at Brigham Young’s sawmill at City creek canyon. Resided at Oxford, Idaho, 1863 to 1866.

Family home Weston.

Sources:

Jorgensen, Rasmus G.

(son of Jorgen Just Jorgensen and Anna Metta Rasmussen of Aarhus, Denmark). Born April 8, 1863, Aarhus, Denmark. Came to Utah June 4, 1884.

Married:Thora D. Jensen April 28, 1886, Logan, Utah (daughter of Hans H. Jensen and Lise Lechbant of Sjaelland Denmark, came to Utah June 4, 1884). She was born December 21, 1866.
Their children:
  1. Albert Erastus born March 2, 1887, died January 5, 1888;
  2. Jennie Laura born July 16, 1888;
  3. Anna Teresa born April 6, 1890, married Nahum Hancock;
  4. Pearl Elize born September 10, 1891, married C. M. Christensen;
  5. Hans Helbert born May 22, 1893;
  6. Dora Emelie born November 4 ,1894 married Otto Hegstrom;
  7. Klara Adela born March, 1896, died October 6, 1896;
  8. Arthur Lorenza born June 26, 1897;
  9. Rosette Arilla born December 19, 1899;
  10. Herman Rasmus born September 19, 1902;
  11. Lyla Amanda born April 7, 1904;
  12. Jessie Just born November 26, 1905;
  13. Leo Lyman born, January 18, 1908;
  14. Howard Chester born August 3, 1910.

Family home Central, Idaho.

High Priest; presiding elder East Lund branch; 1st counselor to bishop Danile Lloyd of Central ward; bishop of Central ward January 18, 1904.

Sources:

Josephson, Andrew M.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Nels Josephson and Stena Greta Swenson of Pilfer, Sweden). Born April, 14, 1824, Liungesocken, Jonkoping, Sweden. Came to Utah 1863 John F. Sanders company.

Married:Anna Anderson July, 1863. Florence, Nebraska. (daughter of Oka Anderson and Kama Nelson, pioneers September 5, 1863, John F. Sanders company), who was born March 29, 1841.
Their children:
  1. Olive Josephine, died May 24, 1864;
  2. Joseph A., married Sarah E. Zundel;
  3. Ephraim, married Nellie Arbon;
  4. Christena Josephine, died;
  5. Emma Shorlett, married Robert Lee Joyce;
  6. Nephi died April 18, 1903;
  7. Alma, married Ella Hudson;
  8. Anna Mary, died June 1,____;
  9. Josephine C., married Joseph R. Olsen
  10. Clara, married William Wight.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Sources:

Jost, John A.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

Born December 17, 1811, in Nova Scotia. Came to Utah December 16, 1856, Wooley & Atwood company.

Married:Mary A. Zwicker, who was born July 1811. Came to Utah with her husband.
Their children:
  1. George H.;
  2. Eliza A.;
  3. Alice E.;
  4. Kate;
  5. John D.;
  6. Samuel E.;
  7. Thomas;
  8. Minnie;
  9. Alexander;
  10. Andrew.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Sources:

Jost, Samuel Edward

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of John A. Jost and Mary Ann Zwicker). Born December 1, 1844, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, pioneers December 16, 1866, Wooley & Atwood company.

Married:Elizabeth A. Baker (West) April 2, 1872 Ogden, Utah (daughter of Henry Baker and Jean Rio), who was born April 2, 1842.
Their children:
  1. Mary A. Frances born February 23, 1873, married Alexander Huss November 1, 1893;
  2. Katie B. born August 27, 1874, married George Huss October 6, 1894;
  3. Lila E. born December 20, 1876;
  4. Samuel E. born April 2, 1879, married Ann Christiansen June 19, 1908;
  5. Walter H. born February 4, 1882.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married:Flora B. Durling (Dilley) October 6, 1909, at Ogden (daughter of John Durling and Elizabeth Reddig, married about 1848, in Pennsylvania). She was born May 14, 1860 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

As teamster brought first telegraph wire.

Sources:

Judd, Zadok Knapp

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

(son of Arza Judd, born January 10, 1798, and Lucinda Adams, born December 13, 1799, natives Canada). He was born October 15, 1827, Johnstown, Canada. Came to Utah September 1848 with Mormon Battalion contingent.

Married:Mary Minerva Dart November 14, 1862, Parowan, Utah (daughter of John Dart and Lucy Ann Robert, former pioneer at Parowan 1851, James Foote company, latter died en route), who was born March 31, 1838.
Their children:
  1. Lucinda Abigail, married Charles H. Olephant;
  2. Zadok K., married Ada M. Howell;
  3. Harriet Polina, died Infant;
  4. Lois Sabina, died infant;
  5. Henry Ell, married Mary E. Johnson;
  6. Ezra Abner, died infant;
  7. Esther Irene, married John Mantripp Ford;
  8. Asa Walter, married Alice M. Young, married Liby Brown;
  9. Samuel Ami, married Polly A. Johnson;
  10. James Arthur, died infant;
  11. William Leonard, died infant;
  12. Mary Gertrude, married Charles S. Cottam;
  13. Arza Orange, died Infant;
  14. John Lael, died infant.

Family home Kanab.

Member of seventy; missionary to Santa Clara 1856; bishop Santa Clara ward 1866. School trustee at Kanab. Member Company E, Mormon Battalion. Pioneer at Parowan; resided Santa Clara 1866; Kanab 1871. Farmer. Died January 28, 1909.

Sources:

Judd, Zadok Knapp

(son of Zadok K. Judd and Mary Minerva Dart). Born November 25, 1866. Parowan, Utah.

Married:Ada M. Howell January 21, 1884, St. George, Utah (daughter of Robert Howell).
Only child:
  1. Daniel K. born November 2, 1884, married Elizabeth Church.
Sources:

Judd, Asa W.

(son of Zadok K. Judd and Mary Minerva Dart). Born August 28, 1868.

Married:Alice May Young May 31, 1893 (daughter of Brigham L. Young and Ida F. Lewis), who died January 6, 1898.
Their children:
  1. Asa Walter;
  2. Amy Elizabeth, died aged 14.
Married:Tilly Leonore Brown December 22, 1903 (daughter of A. W. Brown and Emma S. Sibley).
Their children:
  1. Thora Mae;
  2. Rex Aberdeen, died Infant;
  3. Abia Waldemar;
  4. Verda Leonore;
  5. Whitney Carlyle;
  6. Elise lone.

Bishop Fredonia ward; second counselor to Bishop Joel Johnson of Kanab 1890-1903; missionary to Holland; president Netherlands mission 1895-96; second counselor to Bishop Fredonia one year; bishop Fredonia ward since December, 1901.

Sources:

Judge, John

(son of John and Annie Judge), born 1845, County Sligo, Ireland. Came to Utah April, 1876.

Married:Mary Harney November 25, 1867, Port Henry, who became the mother of his five children.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Enlisted in Union Army as private in Company K, second regiment, New York Volunteer Cavalry, and served a little over two years. Miner at Wood River, Idaho. Returning to Utah, he went to Park City where he did considerable prospecting and worked upon some of the most valuable properties in that section, notably the Daly mine. One of the original lessees of the “Mayflower.” One of the organizers of the Silver King Mining Company. In his will, he provided for the building of the Judge Mercy Hospital, which was to be a home for destitute or sick men who had given their lives to mining and prospecting. The Judge building at the southeast corner of Main and Third South streets was built by his widow. Mining. Capitalist. Died September 14, 1392, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Judy, William Clark

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Samuel Judy of Illinois). Born June 1, 1826, in Ohio. Came to Utah 1850.

Married:Kesiah Benson March 22, 1846 (daughter of Alva Benson and Cynthia Vail, pioneers 1852, Uriah Curtis company), who was born March 10, 1825.
Only child:
  1. William Alva born December 2, 1847, married Alseoun Smith November 15, 1869.

Family home Big Cottonwood.

Died July 6, 1851.

Sources:

Judy, William Alva

(son of William Clark Judy and Kesiah Benson). Born December 2, 1847; Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Married:Alseoun Smith November 15, 1869. Salt Lake City (daughter of Adam and Melissa Henry Smith, pioneers 1857).
Their children:
  1. Melissa Kesiah born August 29, 1870, died August 1883;
  2. William Aaron born November 28, 1871, married Mary Ann Ward October 22, 1897;
  3. Elvira born May 14, 1873, died August 17, 1890;
  4. Merilla born February 27, 1875, married Charles H. Fogg April 15, 1896;
  5. Elmina born March 31, 1877, married Delonza Cherry September 13, 1899;
  6. Angelia born November 18, 1878, died August 26, 1883;
  7. Charlotte born September 21, 1888, married Joseph B. anderson June 12, 1905;
  8. Ivie Josephine born May 9, 1890 married Wilfred J. Price April 8, 1909;
  9. Junius Victor born April 6, 1895. Resided Hyrum, Cache County, Utah, and Salem, Fremont County, Idaho.

High Priest; missionary.

Sources:

Julander, Jacob A.

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

Born April 8, 1805, Denmark. Came to Utah 1856, handcart company.

Married:Johanna Christina Vacht, who died 1863. Came to Utah 1866 with husband.
Their children:
  1. William, married Ida Ingerberg Darling;
  2. Caroline, married Ira Button;
  3. Brigham, married Annie Johnson;
  4. Julia A., married Henry John Rich;
  5. Jacob, married Mary Johnson;
  6. Lucretia, married Martin Larsen.

High Priest. Pioneer Sevier county. Indian war veteran. Farmer. Died June 1898, Monroe, Utah.

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