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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.

Naef, Jacob I.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Johannes Naef and Elizabeth Schweitzer of Ebnat, St. Gallen, Switzerland). Born November 1, 1836, at Ebnat. Came to Utah September 3, 1860. James D. Ross company.

Married:Mary Frey May 29, 1860, Florence, Nebraska. (daughter of Jacob Frey and Barbara Erni of Babikon, St. Gallen, Switzerland, latter died at sea April, 1860). She was born April 9, 1840.
Their children:
  1. Mary L. born May 14, 1861, married Peter W. Maughan;
  2. Jacob D. born January 11, 1864, married Jennie L. Parker;
  3. Robert H. born March 7, 1866, married Rosali Haderli;
  4. Lydia E. born December 20, 1868, married Halsey D. Fullmer;
  5. Annie E. born April 8, 1870, married Albert J. Hewlett;
  6. John A. born April 7, 1872, married Mary Parker;
  7. Joseph W. born March 5, 1874, married Minnie Parker;
  8. Rudolph G. born May 9, 1876, married Ellen Archibald;
  9. Elsie B. born April 6, 1881, married Ernest Kendrick.

Family home Providence, Utah.

Married:Anna Kathrina Tobler October 29, 1873, Salt Lake City (daughter of Martin Tobler and Anna Kathrina Klarer of Herian, Switzerland), who was born May 21, 1855.
Their children:
  1. Hyrum J. born September 6, 1874, married Elizabeth Backer;
  2. Annie K. born February 6, 1876, married Elmer S. Merrill;
  3. Ernest A. born March 19, 1878, married Violet Ivie;
  4. Franklin U. born March 30, 1880, married Annie M. Stone;
  5. Rhoda B. born February 26, 1882, married Niels C. Olsen;
  6. Daniel C. born April 27, 1884, married Katie Scheibel;
  7. Rosa E. born April 26, 1886, married Samuel Buckley;
  8. Lily J. born December 28, 1888, married Jacob A. Wheeler;
  9. Elmer M. born April 26, 1891;
  10. Arnold E. born March 8, 1894.

Family home Mapleton, Idaho.

Missionary to Switzerland and Germany 1885-87. Secretary of Irrigation Company; farmer; lumberman; weaver; rancher.

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Nate, Samson

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Richard Nate and Sarah New of Upton-on-Severn, England). Born May 8, 1834, Worcestershire, England. Came to Utah October 9, 1853, George Kendall company.

Married:Mary Ann Cottrell December, 1852 (daughter of Benjamin Cottrell), who was born December 23, 1831, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Samson W. born October 24, 1854, married Alice Kellsey;
  2. Mary Ann born March 4, 1857, married Joseph Lewis;
  3. Sarah Jane born March 1, 1859, married Reuben Oakey;
  4. Willard Benjamin born April 18, 1861, married Ann Bird October 3, 1888;
  5. Elizabeth H. born May 6, 1863, married George H. Cook;
  6. George born June 1866;
  7. Lucy Ann born May 17, 1868, married Theodore Dayton;
  8. Rosina M. born June 19, 1870, married James Sparks October 3, 1888;
  9. Effie Minerva born December 27, 1872, married Alfonso Quayle.

Family home Fort Herriman, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Cornell February 17, 1864, Salt Lake City (daughter of Frederick E. Cornell and Mary A. Munton, former a pioneer 1863, Captain McCarthy company). She was born September 23, 1839, Enfield, Middlesex, England.
Their children:
  1. Emma Elizabeth born January 6, 1865;
  2. Frederick Ebenezer born April 24, 1866, married Ettie C. Dayton November 4, 1885;
  3. Louisa Adelaide born October 14, 1868, married Hyrum A. Dayton November 4, 1886;
  4. Henry William born November 18, 1870, married Mary G. Sawyer October 1891;
  5. Mary Ellen born July 18, 1872, married Charles H. Bridges October 4, 1888;
  6. Charles Cornell born June 13, 1874, married Emma May Bird February 14, 1899;
  7. Ettie Rebecca born May 13, 1880, married John H. Bird September 29, 1899.

Family home Paris, Bear Lake County, Idaho.

First counselor to bishop 1879-1911.

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Nate, Samson William

(son of Samson Nate and Mary Ann Cottrell). Born October 24, 1854, Fort Herriman, Utah.

Married:Alice Kellsey, at Dingle, Bear Lake County, Idaho (daughter of Stephen Kellsey and Lydia Snyder, former came to Utah with a contingent of the Mormon Battalion). She was born February 15, 1861, Little Cottonwood, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Arthur born December 16, 1878, married Alice M. Demick;
  2. Lydia Ann born July 6, 1881, married Matthiar Schmidt;
  3. Samson William, Jr. born December 27, 1883, married Ella Stephens;
  4. Rosina born September 12, 1885;
  5. Stephen Henry born September 12, 1890;
  6. George Talmage born July 27, 1892;
  7. Mary Blanch born November 30, 1894.

Family home Dingle, Idaho.

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Naylor, Robert

(son of George Naylor and Mary Sefton of Little Budworth, Chestershire, England). Born October 7, 1831, in Chestershire. Came to Utah July 24, 1872.

Married:Annie Woodward 1867, Manchester, Lancastershire, England, who was born 1841.
Their children:
  1. George, married Catherine Thomson;
  2. Robert;
  3. William, married Elizabeth Siddoway;
  4. Mary Jane, married Lorenzo S. Briggs;
  5. Sarah Ann, married J. L. Tracy;
  6. Amy, died.

Family home Manchester, England.

Farmer. Died September, 1897, in Shasta county, California.

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Naylor, George

(son of Robert Naylor and Annie Woodward). Born December 25, 1858, Manchester, England. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Catherine Thomson August 4, 1885, Salt Lake City (daughter of John S. Thomson and Catherine Muir, Fifeshire, Scotland, pioneers September, 1866). She was born June 2, 1864.
Their children:
  1. Ethel K. born June 26, 1887;
  2. George A. born July 20, 1888;
  3. Annie Maude born January 10, 1891;
  4. Clarence R. born August 16, 1895;
  5. Lawrence T. born April 16, 1897;
  6. John Quincy born April 22, 1900;
  7. Inez W. born February 1902;
  8. William H. born February 13, 1904;
  9. James E. born May 11, 1907.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Deacon. County road supervisor. Sheepraiser.

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Naylor, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of George Naylor and Mary Sefton of Little Budworth, Chestershire, England). Born August 19, 1835, in Cheshire. Came to Utah 1848, Daniel Spencer company.

Married:Annie Wright 1853, Salt Lake City (daughter of Henry Wright and Ruth Nevinson of Crewe, Chestershire, England, pioneers 1862 Claudius V. Spencer company). She was born March 31, 1837.
Their children:
  1. Mary, married Marcellius Wooley;
  2. Abbey R., died aged 2;
  3. Louisa, died aged 40;
  4. William, died aged 14;
  5. Nettie, married Henry Spencer;
  6. George F., married Bessie Taylor;
  7. Joseph Edward, married Sadie Games;
  8. Frank Sefton, married Dora Laird;
  9. Howard born

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member Salt Lake quorum seventies; missionary to Sandwich Islands 3 1/2 years; high priest; second counselor to Bishop Wooley; superintendent Sunday school 15 years. Wheelwright; maker of the Naylor wagon.

Warning

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has William Naylor’s wife, Annie Wright, arriving in the “1852” Claudius V. Spencer company however this company didn’t travel to Utah until 1853.

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Neal, George Augustus

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Walter Neal, born 1755, died 1823, and Rachel Scammon, born 1754, died 1842. both of Newmarket, New Hampshire, and Cambria, Niagara county, New York). He was born October 3, 1794, Wakefield, Rockingham county, New Hampshire. Came to Utah October, 1862, James Brown company.

Married:Asenath Cooley January 30, 1820 (daughter of Samuel Cooley, born November 14, 1775, died February 2, 1843, and Polly Dyke, born August 4, 1781, died September 10, 1838, both of Rutland, Vermont). She was born August 27, 1798, at Rutland, and died October 1, 1872.
Their children:
  1. Mary Melissa born July 31, 1824 (died January 9, 1900), married Oliver Boardman Huntington August 17, 1845;
  2. William Cooley, married Ann Eliza Dalton.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High Priest; missionary in United States 1853-64; president of branch at Cambria, New York, 1843-52; block teacher. Called by Brigham Young to go south to locate places for the people on the “Move South” in 1867. One of the earliest pioneer nurserymen to import fruit trees into Utah from New England states. Veteran war of 1812. Farmer; stockraiser; nurseryman; capitalist; philanthropist. Died October 16, 1874.

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Neal, William Cooley

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of George Augustus Neal and Asenath Cooley). Born July 1, 1828, Cambria, New York. Came to Utah October 16, 1862, Augustus Canfield independent company.

Married:Ann Eliza Dalton June 9, 1852, Cambria, New York. (daughter of William Dalton and Ann Eliza Savage of Niagara and Genesee counties, New York), who was born September 2, 1833, Rochester, New York, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Josephine Asenath born August 28, 1853, married William H. Schluter October 16, 1876;
  2. Ann Eliza born November 19, 1866, died September 8, 1869;
  3. William Dalton born January 31, 1869, married Myra Matilda White;
  4. Walter Scammon born July 17, 1871, killed by Oregon Sort Line train December 8, 1907;
  5. Emma Elbertine born December 18, 1873, died May 10, 1874.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High Priest; missionary to New England states 1869-70, and to Arizona in 1873; block and ward teacher. Started first woolen mills in Ogden. Commissioner under Judge Elias Smith three years. County selectman 1869, and 1870 to 1873; grand juror; justice of peace of third precinct 1882. Served in Andrew Burl’s company during Black Hawk Indian war 1866, and received medal for bravery. Farmer; stockraiser; freighter. Capitalist. Died November 11, 1912.

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Neal, William Dalton

(son of William Cooley Neal and Ann Eliza Dalton). Born January 31, 1869, Salt Lake City.

Married:Myra Matilda White June 26, 1896, Salt Lake City (daughter of William White and Ann Thomas of Salt Lake City; they came to Utah 1876). She was born February 26, 1873.
Their children:
  1. William “White born January 18, 1900;
  2. Lucile Ann born May 22, 1903;
  3. Myra White born January 27, 1904, died January 27, 1904;
  4. Carrie born November 4, 1906;
  5. George Augustus born December 26, 1907;
  6. Bessie born October 19, 1909;
  7. Frances Dalton born June 4, 1912.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 30th quorum seventies; missionary to Switzerland and Germany 1896-99; president 4th quorum deacons; Sunday school and block teacher; MIA class leader; president Chemutz branch 1898-99. Assistant in United States geological survey of Book Cliff coal regions in Colorado and eastern Utah 1906; chemist for the Amalgamated Sugar Company 1908 in factories at Lewiston, Logan and Ogden. Joined Utah Society, Sons of American Revolution, in 1896; treasurer of same 1904-06; member International Congress of Geologists at St. Petersburg, Russia, 1897; counselor of Utah Academy of Sciences 1909-13; member 12th International Congress of Geologists. Toronto, Canada, August, 1913; member National Geographical Society. Bookkeeper and clerk for Consolidated Wagon and Machine Company 1911. B. S. and M. S., University of Utah; teacher of geology, University of Utah, Salt Lake high school, and Weber Stake Academy. Charter member Utah Academy of Sciences. Geologist and chemist. Worked at plumbing and gas fitting for David James & Co, 1888-89.

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Nebeker, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of George Nebeker and Susannah Meredith of Newcastle county, Delaware). Born August 1, 1813, at Newport, Delaware. Came to Utah September 24, 1847, Abraham Smoot Company.

Married:Lurena Fitzgerald October 25, 1835, Reily, Butler County, Ohio (daughter of John Fitzgerald), who was born April 25, 1819.
Their children:
  1. William Perry, married Sarah Ivins McKean, married Phoebe Stafford Tingey;
  2. Ira, married Delia Lane;
  3. Aaron, married Jane A. Smith, married Jane E. Brunker;
  4. Ashton, married Lucy Pratt;
  5. Rosella, married Christopher Stokes;
  6. Samuel;
  7. John;
  8. Almira Jane, married Fredrick B. Eldridge;
  9. Wiley;
  10. Precinda, married Erastus Richards;
  11. Laura Lurena, married Elias A. Smith;
  12. Aquila, married Hortense Haight.

Family resided Vermilion, Illinois, and Salt Lake City.

Married:Mary Woodcock September 12, 1854, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Woodcock and Hannah Stone of Pilleygreen, Yorkshire, England). She was born September 19, 1830, and came to Utah October 14, 1863, Cyrus Wheelock company.
Their children:
  1. Encora Lurena;
  2. William W.;
  3. Alfred W., married Elizabeth Snowball;
  4. Sarah Ann, married Alma Findlay;
  5. Susannah Adelia;
  6. George W., married Annie Wilcox;
  7. Mary Luella;
  8. Zettie May, married Manasseh Kearl.

President elders quorum; high priest. Justice of the peace; deputy U. S. marshal; member territorial legislature two terms, and of constitutional convention of 1872. Farmer. Died October 25, 1886, Laketown, Utah.

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Nebeker, William Perry

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of John Nebeker and Lurena Fitzgerald). Born September 5, 1836, Reily, Butler County, Ohio. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Sarah Ivins McKean October 31, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Theodore McKean and Mary Page Gulick of Toms River, Ocean county, New Jersey, pioneers 1867). She was born April 11, 1849.
Their children:
  1. Theodore M. born August 28, 1871;
  2. Maud born January 31, 1874, married Clarence A. Thompson;
  3. Sarah Lurena born April 20, 1876, married William L. Emery;
  4. William Perry born September 17, 1876;
  5. Laura born September 17, 1876, married Milton B. Parks;
  6. Mary Page born September 9, 1878;
  7. Ethel born February 10, 1880.

Family home Laketown, Utah.

Married:Phoebe Stafford Tingey February 19, 1885, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Tingey and Phoebe Stafford, pioneers September 1, 1852). She was born December 20, 1854.
Their children:
  1. Charles Stafford;
  2. Leo Stokes;
  3. Harold Wesley.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Missionary to Germany, France and Switzerland. Member territorial legislature; U. S. census enumerator. Notary public. Died October 16, 1910.

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Nebeker, Ira ————.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847

(son of John Nebeker and Lurena Fitzgerald). Born June 23, 1839, Vermilion, Illinois. Came to Utah September 29, 1847, George B. Wallace company.

Married:Delia Lane 1861, Salt Lake City (daughter of Hyrum Lane and Naomi Chase of Jamestown, Grant county, Wisconsin, latter a pioneer 1850). She was born June 30, 1845.
Their children:
  1. John, married Josephine Wahlstrom;
  2. Hyrum, married Almira Hulme;
  3. Frank K., born May 15, 1870, married Lillian M. Martineau June 10, 1891;
  4. Horace G., married Florence Gwilliam;
  5. Clara, married Joseph A. Hulme;
  6. Naomi, married W. Z. Terry;
  7. Ella, married H. C. Parker;
  8. Effie, married William Jardine;
  9. Laura, married George Torgeson;
  10. Ruby, married Guy Cardon.

Family resided Laketown and Logan, Utah.

Bishop of Laketown 1868-1905. Member board county selectmen several terms. Farmer and stockraiser. Died April 29, 1905, Los Angeles, California.

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Nebeker, Frank K.

(son of Ira Nebeker and Delia Lane). Born May 15, 1870, Laketown, Utah.

Married:Lillian Martineau June 10, 1891, Logan, Utah (daughter of James H. Martineau and Susan Julia Sherman of Logan; former pioneer July 22, 1850, latter October, 1863). She was born August 13, 1868.
Their children:
  1. Frank K. Jr., born July 2, 1892;
  2. Marjorie born April 10, 1896;
  3. Lyman M. born November 27, 1899;
  4. Joyce born August 10, 1901;
  5. Delia born April 26, 1906;
  6. Ruth born May 21, 1909.

Family resided Logan and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Instructor of mathematics at Brigham Young College, Logan, Utah. Cache county attorney two terms; district attorney of first judicial district. Lawyer.

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Neddo, Isaac James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Charles Neddo of Monroe, Monroe county, Michigan, born March 7, 1812, and Caroline Elizabeth Caldwell of La Salle, Monroe county, born November 3, 1827, in Canada married in 1849). He was born March 14, 1851, La Salle, Monroe county, Michigan. Came to Utah 1863, independent company.

Married:Pauline S. Burridge January 8, 1880 (daughter of George Wilcox Burridge and Hannah Jane Shaw, married November 16, 1847, in England pioneers October 24, 1856, Milo Andrus company). She was born February 26, 1858, Tooele, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Isaac James born May 1, 1882, married Alice Osterhout June 2, 1906;
  2. Hannah Pearl born August 8, 1884, married Aaron A. Zollinger November 24, 1909;
  3. Agnes Elizabeth born January 6, 1888, married Archie E. Lloyd June 5, 1907;
  4. Ivie Grace born June 26, 1890, married Alma Rasmussen May 26, 1909;
  5. Charlotte born July 11, 1892;
  6. Ella Pauline born January 6, 1897;
  7. George Willard born March 6, 1900;
  8. Annie Marlon born July 8, 1902.

Family home St. John, Tooele County, Utah.

Veteran Black Hawk war. Brought immigrants to Utah in 1868 under John Gillespie. Missionary to northern states in 1890; president YMMIA; high priest. Farmer and sheepraiser.

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Neddo, Isaac James, Jr.

(son of Isaac James Neddo and Pauline S. Burridge). Born May 1, 1882, St. John, Utah.

Married:Alice Osterhout June 2, 1906, Logan, Utah (daughter of John Carlos Osterhout, born at Willard, Utah, and Lottie Estella Condit).
Their children:
  1. Estella Pauline born October 31, 1906;
  2. Isaac James born March 12, 1908;
  3. Milton Le Roy born May 13, 1910.

Family home Malta, Cassia County, Idaho.

Sunday school superintendent; ward clerk; counselor to president of YMMIA in Malta, Cassia County, Idaho. President Malta brass band. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Needham, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of James Needham and Mary Armitage of Warrington, England. Born August 20, 1826, at Warrington. Came to Utah October, 1854.

Married:Alice Warburton January 24, 1849, Darsbury, England (daughter of John Warburton and Martha Wilkinson of Darsbury, pioneers 1854), who was born March 10, 1826.
Their children:
  1. Sophia, died infant;
  2. Mary Alice, married George C. Lambert;
  3. James, died infant;
  4. John, died infant;
  5. William A., married Elizabeth Brown;
  6. Martha E., married William T. Rose;
  7. George H., died Infant.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Martha Barton November, 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Barton and Martha Skinner of Dover, England, pioneers 1856). She was born January 25, 1838, in Dover.
Their children:
  1. Thomas B. born February 16, 1862;
  2. Georgiana B. born September 10, 1864;
  3. Muriel B. born September 24, 1867;
  4. Louisa B. born August 12, 1871;
  5. Frank B. born December 9, 1873;
  6. Albert B. born January 15, 1876.
Married:Elizabeth Snalem March 27, 1858 (daughter of William and Martha Snalem, pioneers 1854), who was born March, 1842, Preston, England.
Their children:
  1. Walter S. born October 12, 1865, married Kate Hansen;
  2. Nellie S. born April 23, 1873, married Benjamin Fullmer.

One of presidents of seventies; missionary to England 1866-69. School teacher. Merchant. Died June 7, 1890. Salt Lake City.

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Needham, John =============50.

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Mormon Pioneer of 18

(son of James Needham of Arton, Yorkshire, England). Born April 1, 1819, in Yorkshire. Came to Utah 1850.

Married:Martha Millens June 27, 1853, Salt Lake City (daughter of Henry Millens of Arton, who died on plains en route to Utah). She was born September 14, 1833.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth T., married Charles Tuckfield;
  2. Amelia J., married Seth Tingey, married Fred T. Taylor;
  3. Edward H. N., married Lydia Green;
  4. Charles A., died aged 21;
  5. William, died infant;
  6. Clara, died infant;
  7. Maud L., married Frank Earl;
  8. Claude N., died infant;
  9. Seymore, died infant.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Patriarch; member 13th quorum seventies; missionary to England nine years; block teacher. Manager clothing department ZCMI many years. Died June, 1901, Logan, Utah.

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Needham, Jonathan

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Joseph and Jane Needham of Lancastershire, England). Born December 4, 1836, in Lancastershire. Came to Utah October 20, 1862, Horton D. Haight company.

Married:Mary Ann Furniss January 20, 1856, Ashton-UnderLyne, Lancastershire, England. (daughter of Samuel Furniss and Elizabeth Simpson of Yorkshire, England, pioneers October 20, 1862, Horton D. Haight company). She was born April 14, 1839.
Their children:
  1. Martha, died infant;
  2. Joseph born, died aged 1 year;
  3. Lorenzo;
  4. Jane E., married Alexander S. Gillespie;
  5. Jonathan, married Georgina Brown;
  6. Charles William, married Julia F. Donavan;
  7. Sarah, died;
  8. Francis H., died aged 1 year.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Elder. Assistant jailer. Laborer. Died May 1, 1873.

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Neeley, Armenius Miller

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Lewis Neeley and Elizabeth Miller of Illinois). Born January 7, 1836, in Vermilion county, Illinois. Came to Utah in 1849.

Married:Susan Morgan December 22, 1856 (daughter of William and Betsy Morgan), who was born December 8, 1841.
Their children:
  1. Armenius Miller born September 30, 1857, married Emma A. Mecham November 25, 1879;
  2. Orson D. born December 23, 1859, married Mary Shumway November 26, 1880;
  3. Dora E. born June 26, 1861, married Joseph S. Geddes December 29, 1882;
  4. Lauretta G. born April 14, 1863, married William Chadwick November 25, 1879;
  5. William L. born May 7, 1865, married Louisa Foster December 21, 1887;
  6. Jonathan H. born September 2, 1867, married Elizabeth M. Packer November 25, 1892;
  7. Lorenzo H. born June 8, 1869;
  8. Eli Davis born May 6, 1871;
  9. Ezra Elias born June 8, 1872, married Eliza F. Lowe;
  10. Mary Myrum born September 19, 1874, married Amasa Beekstead November 13, 1895;
  11. Sarah Jane born September 14, 1876;
  12. Susan born December 31, 1877, married Benjamin Dunkley.

Family home Franklin, Idaho.

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Neeley, Armenius Miller, Jr.

(son of Armenius Miller Neeley and Susan Morgan). Born September 30, 1857, Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Emma A. Mecham November 25, 1879 (daughter of Leonidas C. Mecham and Margaret E. Champlain), who was born November 30, 1860, Provo, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Chloe A. born September 27, 1880, married Francis J. Waters April 2, 1903;
  2. Leslie A. born July 18, 1882, married Mary Evans March 29, 1906;
  3. Ira L. born January 23, 1884, married Myrtle Greaves December 13, 1905;
  4. Asa H. born December 15, 1885, died October 30, 1897;
  5. Orville born March 11, 1889, married Alida Peterson April 27, 1910;
  6. Loren born January 22, 1891, married Jennie Hymas November 27, 1912;
  7. Myrtle born April 7, 1893;
  8. Clarence born October 6, 1895;
  9. Milton born March 22, 1898;
  10. Herschel M. born April 13, 1899;
  11. Lowell M. born September 13, 1902.

Family home Riverdale, Idaho.

Assistant postmaster 21 years. Assistant superintendent Sunday school 16 years. School trustee 18 years.

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Neeley, Lewis

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of John Neeley and Elizabeth Miller of Ohio). Born October 4, 1806, in Ohio. Came to Utah 1860, Captain Wall company.

Married:Elizabeth Miller April 20, 1828, in Ohio (daughter of Armenius Miller, that state), who was born April 4, 1808.
Their children:
  1. Alanson;
  2. William, married Hellen Carbath;
  3. Armenius, married Susan Morgan;
  4. Mary Jane, married Jonathan C. Wright;
  5. Harriet, married William Strong;
  6. Lewis, married Maud Mary Treseder;
  7. John;
  8. Hyrum;
  9. Elizabeth.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High priest. Farmer. Died November 6, 1856.

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Neeley, Lewis, Jr.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Lewis Neeley and Elizabeth Miller). Born August 1, 1841, Vermilion county, Illinois. Came to Utah 1850, Captain Wall company.

Married:Maud M. Treseder August 3, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of Richard D. Treseder and Elizabeth Makay of same place, pioneers 1862, William Godby company). She was born June 20, 1849.
Their children:
  1. Lewis Richard born June 7, 1870, married Elizabeth Hughs;
  2. Ada Elizabeth born September 8, 1873, married Ell S. Winward;
  3. Maud Irene born June 6, 1876, died;
  4. Etna May born June 30, 1877, married Thomas Whitman;
  5. Harvey LeRoy born August 20, 1879, married Hedwig Bills;
  6. George Raymond born October 16, 1881;
  7. Willard born February 3, 1884, married Hannah Atkinson;
  8. Ella Dean born March 9, 1887, died;
  9. Mary Anna, died.

Family home Granite, Utah.

High Priest. Mail carrier between Sandy and Alta. Farmer. Went to Missouri in 1860 for freight. Drove stage for Ben Halliday 1861. Went to Missouri and Colorado for freight 1863; and to Los Angeles and Montana 1864. Appointed deputy sheriff of Salt Lake City 1883, under John Groesbeck.

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Neeley, William N.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of John Neeley of Ireland and Elizabeth Miller, born October 8, 1808, Miami, Ohio). He was born August 29, 1830, in Dane county, Wisconsin. Came to Utah October 14, 1850, Wilford Woodruff company.

Married:Helen Cravath September 19, 1862 (daughter of Austin Cravath and Eliza Doty), who was born September 19, 1836.
Their children:
  1. Viroqua V., married Peter Nelson;
  2. Lauretta, married Israel Hunsaker;
  3. William, died;
  4. Laura, married Frank Hunsaker;
  5. Mary Elizabeth, married John Smith;
  6. Lewis and Horace, died;
  7. Arthur C., married Rose House;
  8. Ira J., married Mr. Loveland;
  9. Alferette, married William Hunsaker.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Married:Mary C. Nelson April, 1862, Salt Lake City (daughter of Neils and Ingabas Nelson of Denmark). She was born June 17, 1847, Sjelland, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. John Miller born November 12, 1864, married Ellen Johnson;
  2. Oliver born 1866 and Lucy Sophia born January 24, 1878, died;
  3. Amos William born December 26, 1870, married Ada M. Natts;
  4. Enos Austin born May 19, 1873, married Eva Ricks;
  5. Elanson Armennina born September 10, 1875, and Melleturde Alvira born June 18, 1877, died;
  6. Helen May born March 9, 1879, married B. Thomas Morris;
  7. Isabella born March 5, 1881, married Theodore Daniels;
  8. Peter Edgar born September 3, 1883;
  9. Ruben Snow born March 18, 1885, married Myrl Heyeslov;
  10. Irene born September 2, 1888, married David Whitaker;
  11. Viola born February 16, 1891, died.

Family home Oneida County, Idaho.

Bishop of Bear River City ward, Utah, and Neeley ward, Idaho. Founded village of Neeley, Idaho.

Sources:

Neeley, Peter E.

(son of William Neeley and Mary C. Nelson). Born September 3, 1883, Neeley, Idaho.

Sources:

Neibaur, Alexander

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of Nathan Neibaur and Rebecca Peretz Samuel of Ehrenbreitstein, near Coblenz, Hessen-Nassau, Prussia). Born January 8, 1808, in Ehrenbreitstein. Came to Utah September 20, 1848, Brigham Young company.

Married:Ellen Breakell September 16, 1833, Preston, England. (daughter of Richard Breakell and Alice Bannister of Preston), who was born February 28, 1811.
Their children:
  1. Joseph William, married Elizabeth Cranshaw;
  2. Margaret, married William Miller;
  3. Isaac, married Emily Holland;
  4. Samuel, died;
  5. Alice, married Morris Rosenbaum;
  6. Bertha, married Levi Pangburn;
  7. Hyrum Smith, married Jane Sprigs;
  8. Leah, married Adam M. Paul;
  9. Sarah Ellen, married John O’Driscoll;
  10. Rebecca Ann, married Charles W. Nibley;
  11. Matilda Isabel, married William Lorden;
  12. Nathan Alexander, married Georgiana Clyde, married Lena Borup;
  13. Rachel and Mary Esther, died.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 5th quorum seventies. Dentist, and original matchmaker in Utah. Died December 16, 1876.

Sources:

Neilson, Hogan

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(parents lived at Belivelia, Sweden). Came to Utah September, 1862, oxteam company.

Married:Johanna Larson in Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Matilda, married George A. Wilcox;
  2. Christina, married Willard Kofford;
  3. Johanna, died;
  4. Hyrum, married Fanny Fisher, married Malinda Malissa McBride.

Family home Mount Pleasant, Utah.

Sources:

Nelsen, Andrew

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

Born March 8, 1834, Veile, Denmark. Came to Utah 1852 by oxteam.

Married:Metta Nelsen at Spring City, Utah (daughter of Godfrey Nelsen, of Jutland, Denmark), who was born 1827.
Their children:
  1. Andrew, married Annie Lorentzen;
  2. Emma, married John Lemon;
  3. August, married Maggie Brown and Elmina Stevens;
  4. Christian, married Caroline Olsen;
  5. Joseph, married Eleanor Worthen and Annie Sorensen.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Married:Christina Jensen July 1858, Manti, Utah (daughter of Jens J. Jensen and Anna Lucile Fransen, both of Sjelland, Denmark, pioneers September, 1857, handcart company). She was born March 7, 1840.
Their children:
  1. James, married Mary Olsen;
  2. Hyrum, married Artimisia Lowry.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Married:Camilla Miller 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of Soren Miller and Anna Christena Hirch, of Roscoe, Denmark, pioneers 1860, last handcart company).
Their children:
  1. Erastus, married Celia Olsen;
  2. Annie, married William Geek;
  3. Clara, married James P. Nelson;
  4. Franklin, married Dorothy Calkins Thompson;
  5. Julia, died child;
  6. Matilda, died child.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Married:Sophia Miller 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of Soren Miller and Anna Christena Hirch, of Roscoe, Denmark).
Their children:
  1. Sophus, married Mary Petty;
  2. Maria, married Thorvald Peterson;
  3. Anna Christena, died infant;
  4. Oscar, married Mary Jane Bearnson;
  5. Thorvald, married Ethel Nelson;
  6. Fanny, died Infant;
  7. Guy, married Eunice Madsen;
  8. Myrtle.

Family home Manti, Utah.

Veteran Black Hawk war. Farmer. Died September, 1909, Manti, Utah.

Sources:

Nelsen, Andrew, Jr.

(son of Andrew Nelsen and Metta Nelsen). Born April 2, 1857, Manti, Utah.

Married:Anna L. Lorentzen July 12, 1880, Manti, Utah (daughter of Christen Lorentzen and Dorthea Larsen of Holbek amt, Sjelland, Folleslov, Denmark; came to Utah July 3, 1878). She was born February 15, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Andrew Lawrence born March 25, 1881, married Rhoda L. Smith;
  2. Metta Elnora born November 8, 1882;
  3. Lillian D. born December 21, 1884;
  4. Silvia T. born November 6, 1886;
  5. Anna Ethel born October 16, 1889;
  6. Jess R. born November 29, 1890;
  7. Mildred M. born July 31, 1893;
  8. Stanley C. born November 25, 1895;
  9. Linda M. born July 28, 1899;
  10. James Rulon born May 19, 1901;
  11. Ernest Edwin born May 23, 1904;
  12. Emma Margaret born June 2, 1908.

Family home Ferron, Utah.

Sources:

Nelsen, Erastus

(son of Andrew Nelsen and Camilla Miller). Born January 29, 1872, Manti, Utah.

Married:Celia Olsen March 10, 1897, Ferron, Utah (daughter of Ole Olsen and Elsie King, both of Ferron and Spring City, Utah; former a pioneer, handcart company). She was born May 10, 1877.
Their children:
  1. Celia Edrie born June 7, 1898;
  2. Charles Foster born August 16, 1900;
  3. Gall Elden born January 3, 1903;
  4. Zelma Leita born January 9, 1905;
  5. Lyle O. born February 11, 1907 died infant;
  6. Vivian born January 18, 1908.

Family home Ferron, Utah.

Farmer and dairyman. Died November 27, 1910.

Sources:

Nelsen, Mads P.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Madson Nelsen of Ephraim). Born August 5, 1835. in Denmark. Came to Utah in 1862.

Married:Margaret Hansen 1860, at Ephraim. Parents lived at Lehi, Utah. Came to Utah in 1862. She was born January 11, 1829.
Their children:
  1. Andrew C. born January 20, 1864, married Amanda Jansen;
  2. Charles C. born in 1866, married Tora Brimholt;
  3. Peter C. born in 1868, married Hulda Brimholt;
  4. Nels P. born January 16, 1872, married Amanda Bunnel.

Family home Redmond, Utah.

Seventy. School trustee. Teacher; farmer. Died January 29, 1880.

Sources:

Nelson, Andrew C.

(son of Mads P. Nelsen and Margaret Hansen). Born January 20, 1864, at Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Amanda Jansen August 5, 1872, at Redmond, Utah (daughter of John A. Jansen and Andrea Petersen, of Ephraim, Utah; They came to Utah in September, 1863, with the Doms company). She was born March 28, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Andrew C. born June 8, 1886, married Leah Tuttle;
  2. Chloe A. born November 1, 1887, married Emerson J. Miller;
  3. Joseph C. born January 7, 1891;
    1. Lamar born June 9, 1893;
  4. Claron born March 13, 1895;
  5. Marion C. born January 11, 1897;
  6. Charles I. born April 19, 1898;
  7. Everett Y. born October 2, 1900, died;
  8. Lloyd C. born January 26, 1903;
  9. Clyde E. born September 29, 1905;
  10. Cleo L. born August 19, 1907.

Seventy; president YMMIA; tithing clerk. County superintendent of schools; state superintendent of school since 1900 (term expires 1917).

Sources:

Nelsen, Saren

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Christian Nelsen and Christina Peterson, born in Denmark). He was born January 10, 1866, Denmark. Came to Utah 1864. Captain Preston company.

Married:Elmyra Purser in 1877 (daughter of Frank Purser and Fannie Enon, pioneers 1861 and 1868). She came to Utah 1864, Captain Preston company.
Their children:
  1. David born 1882, married Olga Fern Topping;
  2. Pearl born 1884, married Thomas J. Barger;
  3. Mary born 1888;
  4. Frank born 1890;
  5. Glenn born 1897;
  6. Ruby born 1900;
  7. Edith born 1902;
  8. Stanley born 1904.

Family home Treasureton, Idaho.

High Priest; bishop’s counselor. Farmer; stockraiser.

Sources:

Nelson, Aaron

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of James and Sarah Nelson, Lambley, England). Born March 6, 1823, Lambley. Came to Utah in 1863.

Married:Mary Stamforth.
Only child:
  1. William born April 4, 1844, at Lambley, married Mary Alice Thompson.
Married:Selvia Rulfreyman March 19, 1864, Salt Lake City (daughter of Richard Rulfreyman and Hannah Butler of Denbigh, England, pioneers 1862, Captain Hyde company). She was born September 24, 1843.
Their children:
  1. Hannah, married Edward H. Snow;
  2. James, died;
  3. Alice, married Lafayette Carter;
  4. Mary, married Henry Kemp;
  5. Amelia, died;
  6. Selma;
  7. Alma, married Rose Reucher;
  8. Lettie, married Heber E. Harrison;
  9. Joseph, died;
  10. Jennie;
  11. Edward, married Nellie Lamb.

Family home St. George, Utah.

High priest. City sexton and marshal; assessor and collector. Shoemaker. Died October 3, 1908.

Sources:

Nelson, David

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Jonathan Nelson and Eunice Stone of Shrewsbury, Worcester county, Massachusetts). Born 1801, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. Came to Utah September 16, 1852, Thomas Tidwell company.

Married:Mary Thompson Miller March 6, 1836, Providence, Rhode Island (daughter of George and Mary Miller of Providence, latter came to Utah 1873). She was born 1818.
Their children:
  1. Mary Eunice;
  2. James Horace, married Sarah Ann Pool, married Annie B. Peterson;
  3. Josiah;
  4. David George;
  5. Samuel Jonathan;
  6. Martha Ann.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Jane West.
Their children:
  1. Louis, died infant;
  2. Henry Walker;
  3. Guy Brown, married Alice Cave;
  4. Earl, died infant.

Missionary to eastern states 1872-73; high priest. Justice of peace at Kaysville, Utah. Died September, 1882, Ogden, Utah.

Sources:

Nelson, James Horace

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of David Nelson and Mary Thompson Miller). Born March 28, 1839, Jacksonville, Morgan county, Illinois. Came to Utah September 16, 1862, Thomas Tidwell company.

Married:Sarah Ann Pool August 1, 1859, Ogden, Utah (daughter of William and Elizabeth Pool of Ogden, pioneers 1862, oxteam company). She was born 1844, Nauvoo, Illinois.
Their children:
  1. James Horace born May 21, 1860;
  2. David George born November 24, 1862;
  3. Sarah Elizabeth born December 30, 1865;
  4. Mary Martha born April 10, 1868;
  5. William Francis born September 21, 1871;
  6. Chester Pool born February 16, 1874;
  7. Roscoe Miller born March 30, 1876;
  8. Summer Parker born June 7, 1879;
  9. Maynard Elliott born January 7, 1882;
  10. Leland Kay born April 6, 1884.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married:Annie B. Peterson August 21, 1876. Salt Lake City (daughter of Jacob Peterson and Petrina Barlak of Ogden, Utah; came to Utah 1875).
Their children:
  1. Annie Amelia born July 12, 1877;
  2. Clarence Smith born July 29, 1879;
  3. Ella Evaline born May 22, 1881;
  4. Lillie Nicoline born March 16, 1883;
  5. Ellen Josephine born July 8, 1885;
  6. Howard Stanley born August 6, 1887;
  7. Mabel Exila born August 9, 1889;
  8. Horace Jacob born May 6, 1891;
  9. Waldo Petersen born August 2, 1893;
  10. Wilford Leslie born June 19, 1896;
  11. Daniel Stone born June 1, 1897;
  12. Edna Joan born August 11, 1904.

Missionary to eastern states 1872-73; senior president 63d quorum seventies 26 years. Real estate agent; farmer.

Sources:

Nelson, Edmond

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Thomas B. Nelson and Martha Williams of North Carolina and Illinois). Born December 12, 1799, in North Carolina. Came to Utah September 9, 1850, Thomas Johnson company.

Married:Jane Taylor 1828, Mt. Vernon, Jefferson county, Illinois. (daughter of Thomas Billington Taylor and Martha Mardgelin of Jefferson county), who was born January 1, 1807.
Their children:
  1. Pryce Williams, married Lyda Lake;
  2. Hyrum, married Susan A. Wimmer;
  3. William Goforth born June 10, 1831, married Elvira Vail;
  4. Thomas B. born May 9, 1833, married Mary Walker;
  5. Joseph Smith born December 30, 1838, married Hannah Patten;
  6. Edmond, married Annie Petersen;
  7. Mark born May 6, 1844, married Orphia Dowdell.

Family home Alpine, Utah.

Sources:

Nelson, William Goforth

(son of Edmond Nelson and Jane Taylor). Born June 10, 1831, Jefferson county, Illinois. Came to Utah September 9, 1860, Thomas Johnson company.

Married:Elvira Vail November 26, 1856, Alpine, Utah (daughter of Gamaliel Vail, who died June 7, 1844, and Martha Bartholomew of McLean county, Illinois, pioneers September 1, 1861, Morris Phelps company, married March, 1830). She was born April 25, 1839, and came to Utah, Morris Phelps company.
Their children:
  1. William born August 31, 1856, died August 16, 1867;
  2. Elvira born January 18, 1858, died September 23, 1863;
  3. Martha born October 25, 1859, died April 28, 1891;
  4. Luna born September 18, 1861, married Charles F. Chadwick;
  5. Emmaline born September 10, 1863, married Alexander Stalker;
  6. George Goforth born September 25, 1865, married Eliza Preece;
  7. Rhoda born October 28, 1867, married William J. Davis;
  8. Brigham Young born July 20, 1869, married Nancy C. Bagley;
  9. Gamaliel Vail born December 8, 1871, married Emma E. Packer;
  10. Angela born January 11, 1874, married William T. Packer;
  11. Rachel born December 8, 1876, died December 23, 1878;
  12. Taylor Nelson born December 23, 1878, married Susie Hawkes;
  13. Ezra born September 5, 1881.

Family resided Alpine, Utah, and Franklin, Oxford and Riverdale, Idaho.

Bishop Oxford, Idaho. Oneida stake, 1864-76; member of Oneida stake high council 12 years. Farmer; stockraiser.

Sources:

Nelson, Henry

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Thomas Nelson and Elizabeth Thompson). Born September 18, 1826, in England. Came to Utah in 1850, oxteam company.

Married:Sarah Ann Richmond in 1847 at Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of Thomas Richmond and Sarah Burrah, both of England), who was born November 20, 1829.
Their children:
  1. Hy. Thomas, married Mary Ellen McMillian;
  2. Elizabeth Ann, married Ely Gordon;
  3. Jesse .Richmond, married Annie Bonner;
  4. William Richard;
  5. Wilford, married Matilda H. Peterson, married Sadie Morse;
  6. Sarah Alice, married Robert Baird;
  7. Merch Jane, married Henry Moss;
  8. Joseph Everett, married Mary J. Casper;
  9. Margaret, married Thomas L. Vincent;
  10. Emmie, died;
  11. John Benjamin;
  12. Hiram, died;
  13. Mary Emily, married Bartl Gappmayer.

Family home Heber City, Utah.

High Priest; farmer. Died September 8, 1910, at Burrville, Utah.

Sources:

Nelson, Isaac

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of Thomas Nelson and Elizabeth Thompson, both of Westmoreland, England). Born in Westmoreland. Came to Utah 1851, oxteam company.

Married:Margaret Weston 1863, Provo, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Isaac, married Esther Birch;
  2. Elizabeth, married Edgar Parry;
  3. Ann, married James Fisher;
  4. Ellen, married Jake Young;
  5. John, married Maggie Kirkwood;
  6. Mary Eliza, died;
  7. Fannie, married Mervin Bowen;
  8. Rose, married John Vincent;
  9. David, married Annie Skinner;
  10. Joseph, died.

Family home Provo, Utah.

High Priest; ward teacher Sunday school teacher; block teacher. Farmer. Died at Provo, Utah.

Sources:

Nelson (Nielsen), Jens C.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of Niels Jensen of Denmark). Born August 10, 1830, Denmark. Came to Utah in 1856.

Married:Annie Maria Anderson in 1856 at Salt Lake City. She was born June 18, 1837.
Their children:
  1. Daniel C., married Mary Sorenson (d, 1896), married Cecilia Sorenson 1900;
  2. Andrew, married Mena Daniels;
  3. Joseph, married Leonora Smith;
  4. Mary, married Lara Johnson;
  5. James C., died;
  6. Annie N., married William Hyler.

Family home Moroni, Utah.

Seventy; missionary. Mayor of Moroni. Merchant; farmer.

Sources:

Nelson, Joseph

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Jens C. Nelson and Annie Maria Anderson). Born December 30, 1862, Moroni, Utah.

Married:Leonora Smith June 14, 1893, Salt Lake City (daughter of President Joseph F. Smith and Sarah E. Richards. She was born January 30, 1871.
Their children:
  1. Joseph S. born February 22, 1897;
  2. George S. born October 20, 1898;
  3. Alvin S. born August 7, 1900;
  4. Alice born September 27, 1901;
  5. Franklin S. born September 26, 1906.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Early life spent on the farm and in the lumber and the camps; helped build the Utah Central Railway grade in 1879. Student and school teacher 20 years. President and manager Saltair Beach Company; president and manager Salt Lake & Los Angeles Rail Road. Engaged in banking 1901-07, and in mining 20 years.

Sources:

Nelson, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Nels Nelson, Cosalt, Tennesea). Born October 7, 1827, at Tennesea, Eringa Halland Lan, Sweden. Came to Utah October 18, 1864, William B. Preston company.

Married:Annetta Benson in 1852 (daughter of Nels Benson, who died in Sweden, and Johannah Johanson, pioneer September 31, 1862, Captain Home company). She was born December 9, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Matilda born 1853;
  2. James Peter born December 13, 1855;
  3. Nels August born May 8, 1857, married Fidelia Ellen Koffoed January 24, 1884;
  4. Josephine born 1859;
  5. Amanda born 1862;
  6. Annetta Josephine born November 18, 1864, married Joseph Jonas 1882;
  7. Joseph Hyrum born June 14, 1868, married Delilah;
  8. Jacob (twin) born 1870;
  9. Jacobine (twin) born 1870;
  10. Lottie Abigail born 1871;
  11. Moses born October 1873.

Family home Logan, Cache county, Utah.

Sources:

Nelson, Nels August

(son of John Nelson and Annetta Benson Nelson). Born May 8, 1857, Eringa, Halland Lan, Sweden.

Married:Fidelia Ellen Koffoed January 24, 1884, Salt Lake City (daughter of Paul Ernest Koffoed and Fanny Myrick, who came to Utah 1853, John Forsgren company). She was born April 29, 1858, Ephraim, Utah.
Their children:
  1. August Levi born April 27, 1885;
  2. Lawrence Egbert born November 5, 1886;
  3. Paul Ernest born June 13, 1888;
  4. James Hyrum born April 24, 1890;
  5. Virgil Homer born May 15, 1892;
  6. Moses Aaron born June 29, 1894;
  7. Fidelia Ellen born October 12, 1897.

Sunday school superintendent 22 years; ward teacher 24 years; president of YMMIA and other minor offices such as religion class worker committee on finance of LDS University; high councilor 11 years; member of Sunday school lecture bureau.

Sources:

Nelson, Knud Chrestensen

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Chresten Nelsen and Bergette Chrestensen, of Oppelstrup, Denmark). Born November 24, 1793. Oppelstrup. Came to Utah September 30, 1853, John Forsgren company.

Married:Karen Magratte Jenson (daughter of Chresten Jenson and Mette Chrestensen), who was born November 28, 1803.
Their children:
  1. Christiana born January 6, 1830, married Goudy Hogan;
  2. Chresten born November 1831, married Mary Israelson;
  3. Bergette born August 5, 1833, married Goudy Hogan;
  4. Mette Marie born May 3, 1835, married Thomas M. Jeffs August 1854;
  5. Ann born March 17, 1839, married Goudy Hogan;
  6. Jens Christian born May 8, 1841, married Eliza S. Bryson November 21, 1869;
  7. Nels born April 19, 1842, married Karen Marie Larsen March 19, 1865;
  8. Christian born January 24, 1845, married Charlotte Vienna Call November 21, 1869.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was baptized January 1, 1851. Crossed the ocean on ship “Foriest Monark.” Arrived in Salt Lake 1853. Moved to Bountiful 1854 and bought a farm of Goudy Hogan. Suffered severely from the grasshopper plague. Helped to bring immigrants from the old country, spending all his surplus money for that purpose. High priest. Died April 11, 1862.

Sources:

Nelson, Jens Christian

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853

(son of Knud C. Nelsen and Karen Magratte Jenson). Born May 8, 1841, at Kjelgaarden, Aalborg Amt, Denmark. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Eliza S. Bryson November 22, 1869, at Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Samuel Bryson and Sarah Ann Conray, pioneers October 24, 1855, Milo Andrus company). She was born June 13, 1854, in Glasgow, Scotland.
Their children:
  1. Jens Knud born December 2, 1870, married Sarah Jane Duerden;
  2. Samuel Roy born October 4, 1873, married Zupporal Parker June 25, 1896;
  3. David Melvin born June 7, 1876, married Hattie E. Hatch April 11, 1900;
  4. Sarah born December 25, 1879, married John Stoker May 17, 1900;
  5. Sylvannus born December 25, 1879, married Cora Moss May 27, 1908;
  6. Eliza born July 10, 1883, married W. Walter Barlow September 18, 1902;
  7. Hyrum born July 13, 1885, died;
  8. Lawrence Nels born September 10, 1886, married Ellen B. Hatch April 16, 1909;
  9. Clarence Christian born September 10, 1886, married Athlinda Snowball October 2, 1908;
  10. James Everett born December 7, 1889, married Mirtle Willey November 2, 1910;
  11. Harold Clyde born February 18, 1894.

Family home Bountiful, Davis county, Utah.

One of the presidents 74th quorum seventies. Settled at Mill Creek 1853, moved to Bountiful 1854, to Saleratus Creek, Rich county 1874, returned to Bountiful 1883. Commissioner, Davis county; vice president Deseret Live Stock Company; farmer and stockraiser. Died August 6, 1910.

Sources:

Nelson, Jens Knud

(son of Jens Christian Nelson and Eliza S. Bryson). Born December 2, 1870, at South Bountiful, Utah.

Married:Sarah J. Duerden (daughter of Richard Duerden and Sarah A. Starkie, pioneers September 15, 1868 who were married February, 1865). She was born July 3, 1874, at South Bountiful, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Edith Jane born July 22, 1898;
  2. Jens K. born November 4, 1900;
  3. Golda born January 18, 1903;
  4. Clarence Merrill born July 8, 1906;
  5. Sarah Alice born April 17, 1909.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Missionary to New Zealand 1893-97. City councilman Bountiful; treasurer Davis county.

Sources:

Nelson, Nels

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(son of Knud Chrestensen Nelsen and Karen Magratte Jensen). Born April 19, 1842. Came to Utah with

Married:Karen Marie Larsen, at Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of Soren Larsen and Ane Marie Jeppesen; the latter came to Utah October, 1860). She was born December 16, 1843.
Their children:
  1. Nels K. born May 24, 1866;
  2. Ane Marie born August 17, 1870;
  3. Anton C. born December 29, 1873;
  4. Nephi J. born February 4, 1876.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married:Anne Petree Johnson (daughter of John Johnson and Marie Isrelson).
Their children:
  1. Margrette M. A. born September 22, 1875;
  2. Eliza Sophie Nelsen born December 18, 1877.

Farmer; stockraiser; mechanic. Died August 26, 1880.

Sources:

Nelson, Christian

(son of Knud Chrestensen Nelson and Karen Magrette Jensen). Born January 24, 1845, Kjelgaarden, Denmark. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Charlotte Vienna Call November 22, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of Anson Vasco Call and Charlotte Holbrook), who was born November 7, 1853, Willard, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Christine Sorensen;
  2. Emma Patrae Nielsen;
  3. Ephraim (who has taken their name) born October 2, 1884, married Lula Call October 1904;
  4. Olena Jane (adopted and sealed) born April 14, 1897.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Missionary to Denmark 1883-85; high priests second quorum; later first counselor to Bishop J. A. Tolman. Helped to haul stone for the Temple 1863; helped to bring immigrants across plains 1866; helped settle “Dixie” 1868; then moved to Bountiful; moved to Port Deneuf Valley, Idaho, 1880. While on a mission to Denmark 1883-85, his wife Joined him; on their return home visited Hamburg, Paris, London, Bristol and Liverpool. Moved to his present home Bountiful, 1903. Has spent much time on the frontier. Farmer and stockman.

Sources:

Nelson, Lars P.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Peter Nelson and Kiertsti T. Nelson, both of Onnestad, Christianstad, Sweden). Born August 25, 1835, Onnestad, Sweden. Came to Utah October 5, 1854, Captain Olsen company.

Married:Mary Magdalene Lovendahl November 26, 1861, Provo, Utah (daughter of Henry Lovendahl and Anna Monson, both of Horby, Malmo Sweden). She was born February 17, 1831.
Their children:
  1. Anna L. born February 2, 1863, died;
  2. Lars L. born October 1, 1864, married Eliza Nelson March 26, 1890;
  3. Henry L. born June 18, 1866, died;
  4. Mary Magdalene born June 2, 1872, died.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Missionary to Sweden 1878-79; counselor in high priests quorum of Utah county stake; high priest. Took an active part in guarding against the Indians in early days; assisted in building the fort wall around Alpine for protection against Indians; crossed plains 1861, with John Murdock’s company to bring immigrants to Utah.

Sources:

Nelson, Lars Lovendahl

(son of Lars P. Nelson and Mary Magdalene Lovendahl). Born October 1, 1864, Provo, Utah.

Married Eliza Nelson March 26, 1890, Manti, Utah (daughter of Jeppa Nelson and Anna Swenson, both of Malmo, Sweden. Came to Utah July 24, 1873). She was born September 16, 1866.

Their children:
  1. Larence Raymond born December 1890;
  2. Mary Illah born March 12, 1893;
  3. Henry Arthur born July 28, 1895;
  4. Ervin J. born March 8, 1897;
  5. Wilford Karl born June 26, 1900;
  6. Verne Smith born April 26, 1904;
  7. LaGrande Lars born November 16, 1909.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Missionary to Sweden 1890-92; ordained bishop of second ward April 20, 1902; clerk in high council seven years; ward clerk four years; counselor in YMMIA; Sunday school teacher. One of the Incorporators of the Provo Building & Loan Association. Provo city recorder 1896-1900; member Provo city council 1900-02; chief deputy county treasurer 1901-09; member Provo city board of equalization 1907-11. Agriculturist.

Sources:

Nelson, Lars Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Peter Nelson, born March 4, 1799 and Bodel Olsen of Annelef, born 1804, Sweden). He was born September 9, 1834, at Annelef. Came to Utah September 15, 1864, Captain Preston oxteam company.

Married:Bodel Marie Nelson October 9, 1869 (daughter of Christian Nelson, who came to Utah August 6, 1869, Olsen company, and Karny Nelson). She was born January 30, 1849, died January 13, 1875.
Their children:
  1. Lorenzo Peter born October 9, 1870, died 1873;
  2. Roxie Marie born October 17, 1872;
  3. Lewis P. born January 8, 1875, died 1881.

Family home Bear River City, Utah.

Married:Bertha Rasmusen October 13, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of Martin Rasmusen, who came to Utah 1874, and Mary Hanson, who came in 1875). She was born August 3, 1847, in Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Bertha Mary born July 23, 1876, married Charles W. Hoopes August 12, 1897;
  2. Laurence A. born April 28, 1878;
  3. Orson W. born February 3, 1880;
  4. Emma A. born May SI, 1882, married James W. Jenson August 5, 1905;
  5. Selma born June 16, 1884, married Henry L. Gittins August 1912;
  6. Evelyn born July 5, 1887, married Estus N. Hammond, Jr., December 7, 1910;
  7. Joseph A. born March 10, 1889;
  8. Arnold R. born September 5, 1891.

Ward teacher for 16 years; presided over elders quorum three years; assistant Sunday school superintendent; bishop’s counselor. Justice of the peace for two years.

Sources:

Nelson, Soren

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of Nels Nelson, of Flada, Denmark). Born March 20, 1803. Came to Utah September 20, 1856, Knud Peterson company.

Married:Christiana Hailsen (daughter of Lars Hailsen), who was born March 27, 1804. Came to Utah September 20, 1856. Knud Peterson company.
Their children:
  1. Nels C. Nelson born January 26, 1828, married Catherine Jensen;
  2. Christian born 1838, married Josephine Evens;
  3. Charlotte born 1841, married James Peter Krogue;
  4. Otana born 1846, married James C. Thomas November 20, 1865.

Family home Bloomington, Idaho.

Farmer.

Sources:

Nelson, Nels Christian

(son of Soren Nelson and Christiana Hailsen). Born January 26, 1828, Flada, Denmark.

Married:Catherine Jensen November 11, 1855, Alstrup, Denmark (daughter of Jens Jensen), who was born December 5, 1832, Brattere, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Charlotte C. born October 14, 1857, married Gilbert Welker;
  2. Nels C. born February 14, 1860, married Mary Ann Soulsby;
  3. James A. born May 2, 1862, married Mary E. Arnell;
  4. Mary M. born August 11, 1864, married Albert B. Dunford;
  5. Catherine J. born April 26, 1867, married Will Laker;
  6. Annie C. born September 11, 1869, died;
  7. Miranda born January 26, 1872, married Nelson C. Allred;
  8. Warren T. born March 16, 1875, married Josephine Jensen.

Family home Bloomington, Idaho.

Married:Ingar Christina Jensen 1863, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter and Mattie Jensen, the latter came to Utah with Independent company). She was born April 7, 3845, Noroks, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Andrew born August 5, 1864;
  2. Martha born April 26, 1867, married Swan Sanderson;
  3. Soren C. born June 20, 1869, married Effie Pearce;
  4. Joseph born October 26, 1871, married Daisy Jones;
  5. Jacob born April 3, 1874;
  6. Ingar C. born December 9, 1876, married Daniel E. Thornock;
  7. Mary Allen born September 9, 1879, married Joseph Heap;
  8. Sarah born May 26, 1882, married John Slzemore;
  9. John Thomas born June 3, 1885.

Counselor to Bishop Hulme. Assisted immigrants to Utah.

Sources:

Nelson, Nels Christian Jr.

(son of Nels Christian Nelson and Catherine Jensen). Born February 14, 1860, in Utah.

Married:Mary Ann Soulsby September 22, 1881, Salt Lake City, Utah, Endowment house, who was born September 27, 1863, Northumberland, England.
Their children:
  1. Elenor Ann born August 16, 1882, married David Alma Thornock June 17, 1900;
  2. Joseph Christian born July 20, 1885, married Mary Amanda Johnson April 11, 1907;
  3. Edward born July 19, 1888;
  4. James Leo born December 31, 1891;
  5. Jane Dorothy born May 9, 1894;
  6. Jesse Roy born December 1, 1896;
  7. Cardon Phillops born December 23, 1899;
  8. Annie Laura born July 27, 1903.
Sources:

Nelson, Swanty

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Anna Jacobson). Born October 1853. in Sweden. Came to Utah 1862.

Married:Charlotte Johnson, Salt Lake City, Utah November 23, 1874 (daughter of Johannes Johnson and Annie Gabriel, of Sweden, who came to Utah 1871). She was born November 12, 1849.
Their children:
  1. Alice Josephine born September 9, 1875, married .Lars P. Larson, died September 21, 1908;
  2. Swanty William born February 24, 1877, married Sarah Penelope Bettridge;
  3. Caroline born July 25, 1878, married Thomas Taylor;
  4. Annie Loretta born November 6, 1880, married John S. Smith;
  5. Jacob Raymon born December 8, 1882, died February 11, 1899;
  6. Clarence LeRoy born October 25, 1884;
  7. Julia May born April 29, 1887;
  8. Parley Wallace born February 9, 1889;
  9. Pherry Edgar born April 21, 1891;
  10. Estella Louisa born May 15, 1893;
  11. Elva Rachel born April 20, 1896, died November 14, 1900.

Family home Oakley, Idaho.

Second counselor to Bishop John L. Smith, at Oakley, from July 1888 to May 1900; first counselor to Bishop R. H. Hunter, second ward of Oakley, from May 1900 to October 1909; missionary among the Indians in Tooele county; ward teacher in Oakley, at present county road commissioner. Canyon district, Cassia county. Farmer.

Sources:

Neslen, Samuel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Richard Neslen of Mutford, Suffolk, England). Born December 3, 1808, at Mutford, England. Came to Utah September 20, 1853, Claudius V. Spencer company.

Married:Eunice Francis (daughter of Robert Francis and Rachel Burgess, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England). She was born June 8, 1809.
Their children:
  1. Sussanah, married Claude V. Spencer;
  2. Samuel F., died aged 27;
  3. Robert F., married Eleanor Stevens, married Eliza Savell;
  4. Elizabeth B., married Samuel Tucker;
  5. Esther F., married Samuel Dean;
  6. Eunice, married William H. Foster;
  7. Phoebe N., married George M. Ottinger;
  8. William F., married Eleanor Mitchell, married Eliza Westerman, married Mary Evans;
  9. Hannah, married John Sharp Jr.

Family home Salt Lake City.

President Lowestoft Branch, Suffolk, England. Carpenter and cabinetmaker. Died August 29, 1888.

Sources:

Neslen, William F.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Samuel Neslen, born December 10, 1807, Mutford, Suffolkshire, England, and Eunice Francis, born June 1808, Lowestoft, England). He was born January 5, 1841, Lowestoft, England. Came to Utah September 20, 1853.

His children:
  1. William Samuel;
  2. Eunice Mitchell;
  3. Samuel Francis;
  4. Margaret Grace;
  5. Alfred Clements;
  6. David Arthur;
  7. Eleanor;
  8. Charles Frederick;
  9. Pearl Westerman;
  10. Ruby;
  11. Ethel Evans.

Veteran Civil war 1861-62; and Black Hawk war 1866.

Sources:

Newbold, Joseph

(son of John Newbold, born 1820 at Castle Donington, Lincolnshire, England, and Elizabeth Dakin, born 1820, Castle Donington, both of Draycott, England). He was born April 12, 1858, Breaston, England. Came to Utah October, 1873, James I. Hart company.

Married:Hanna M. Christensen October, 1882 (daughter of Neils C. Christensen and Bertha M. Sorensen, pioneers 1852, John R. Murdock company). She was born September 22, 1866. Smithfield, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Joseph N. born September 29, 1884, married Jennie M. Cole April 6, 1906;
  2. Bertie E. born September 24, 1886, married Ole Sonne June 27, 1906;
  3. Metta P. born May 28, 1893;
  4. Gertie E. born November 23, 1896.

Family home Smithfield.

Bishop of fourth ward, Logan, 1906; president 64th quorum seventies; missionary to England 1890-92, and to central states July 12, 1906; assistant superintendent of Sunday school, fourth ward, Logan; chorister Smithfield ward 1876-94; also Logan, fourth ward, 1896-1906. Director in the Cache Valley Banking Company. Logan, Utah. Merchant.

Sources:

Newell, Elliot Alfred

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Alman Newell and Olive Comstock of Amboy, Oswego county, New York). Born August 20, 1830. Amboy. Came to Utah October, 1852.

Married:Maria Louisa Roberts May 4, 1851, Kanesville, Iowa (daughter of Horace Roberts and Harriett McEvers of Montezuma, Illinois, pioneers 1851). She was born November 11, 1829, Montezuma; died September 15, 1904.
Their children:
  1. Luella Isola, married Gilbert Oliver Haws;
  2. Elliot Alfred, married Malinda Loveridge;
  3. Arthur, married Caroline Haws;
  4. Myron C., married Alice Smoot;
  5. Celia O., married Zella Wood, married Ella Clay;
  6. Charles Ephraim and Ida Olive, died;
  7. Frank Ernest, married Rebecca Hardy;
  8. Maria Louisa, married Joseph A. Sessions;
  9. Lucy Edeth, married Sidney Harding;
  10. George Henry, died.

Member 34th quorum seventies; missionary to New York. Farmer. Died January 14, 1893, Provo, Utah.

Sources:

Newey, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

(son of Mathew John Newey and Elizabeth Greenfield of Purbright, Surrey, England). Born January 25, 1806, Worplesdon, England. Came to Utah September 7, 1855, Noah T. Guymon company.

Married:Leah Welland August 2, 1835, Surrey, England. (daughter of John Welland and Ann Swan of Purbright). She was born February 10, 1809, Elstead Parish, England.
Their children:
  1. Jamima Barker;
  2. Mary A.;
  3. Elizabeth Welsh.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married:Panela Woode.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married:Ann Etherington Heslop (widow of Thomas Heslop) June 2, 1856 (daughter of John and Elizabeth Etherington). She was born January 24, 1830, Durham, England.
Their children:
  1. John Heslop;
  2. George Heslop;
  3. William;
  4. Janie;
  5. James L.;
  6. Annie E.;
  7. Henry Thomas;
  8. Effie E.

High Priest. Farmer; gardener. Died August 17, 1895, Ogden, Utah.

Sources:

Newey, Henry

(son of John Newey and Ann Etherington). Born April 12, 1866, Ogden, Utah.

Teacher. Employee of the Southern Pacific Rail Road for 20 years.

Sources:

Newman, Joseph

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

Born in England. Came to Utah about 1852.

Married:Elizabeth Hughes, pioneer 1862.
Their children:
  1. John born January 27, 1838, married Sarah Marchant December 26, 1859;
  2. Ann;
  3. Joseph, married Eliza Moses;
  4. James, married Annette Poulsen;
  5. William H.;
  6. Thomas, married Maria Way man.

Family home. Big Cottonwood, Utah.

Sources:

Newman, John

(son of Joseph Newman and Elizabeth Hughes). Born January 27, 1838, in England.

Married:Sarah Matilda Marchant December 26, 1859 (daughter of Abraham Marchant and Lydia Johnson, came to Utah in 1884). She was born September 1, 1841, in England.
Their children:
  1. John Henry born October 16, 1860, married Josephine Harmon October 19, 1887;
  2. Abraham William born September 16, 1862, married Amanda W. Nelson November 18, 1888;
  3. Sarah Matilda born January 7, 1864;
  4. Lydia Maria born March 13, 1865, married Charles O. Harmon October 19, 1887;
  5. Joseph Alma born October 3, 1866, married Ellen J. Nelson March 8, 1898;
  6. Robert Marchant born February 24, 1871, married Violet G. Manning January 12, 1899;
  7. James Johnson born January 11, 1873, married Ella A. P. Horkley March 5, 1903;
  8. Albert Samuel born December 2, 1874, married Sarah Julia Anderson October 10, 1900;
  9. Amelia Sophia born July 11, 1878, married Joseph W. Horkley April 6, 1900.

Family resided Peoa, Utah, and Milo, Idaho.

Blacksmith. Died July 18, 1902.

Sources:

Newman, Albert Samuel

(son of John Newman and Sarah Matilda Marchant). Born December 2, 1874, Peoa, Summit County, Utah.

Married:Sarah Julia Anderson (daughter of Neils Anderson and Anne Kristine Paulson, came to Utah in 1863, and Salt Lake City October 19, 1900). She was born July 31, 1874, Goshen, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Thora born December 25, 1902;
  2. Ralph Fern born December 10, 1904;
  3. Erma Yvonne born August 15, 1907;
  4. Albert Roland born May 19, 1909;
  5. Arnold Anderson born April 12, 1911.

Family home Milo, Idaho.

Set apart as second counselor to Bishop Parley J. Davis September 23, 1900. Farmer.

Sources:

Newsome, William D.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of George H. Newsome and Sarah Prole of Arklow, County Wicklow, Ireland). Born February 21, 1832, at Arklow. Came to Utah November 10, 1866, Miner G. Atwood company.

Married:Catherine E. Morrisey June 12, 1862, Grahamstown, South Africa (daughter of John Morrisey and Kate O’Brien of Kilworth, Araglyn, County Cork, Ireland). She was born February 7, 1835.
Married:Lucy M. Devereaux November 15, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Devereaux and Lucy Bailey of Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England). She was born October 27, 1858.
Their children:
  1. Muzzetta M., married George Fitt;
  2. William A., married Vivian Hendricson;
  3. Claudius;
  4. Catherine E.;
  5. Fredrick G.;
  6. John Lorenzo.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High Priest; missionary to England one year; block teacher. Engineer; paperhanger; painter.

Sources:

Nibley, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

Born in 1815, Hunterfield, Scotland. Came to Utah in 1862, Captain Ross company.

Married:Jean Wilson, Edinburgh. Scotland (daughter of Thomas Wilson and Euphamie Chalmers of Hunterfield).
Their children:
  1. James, married Elizabeth;
  2. Mary, married John Maughan;
  3. Margaret, married William Maughan;
  4. Charles W., married Rebecca Neibaur, married Ellen Ricks;
  5. Henry, married Amelia Knowles;
  6. Euphamie, married William Maughan.

Family home Cache Valley, Utah.

Farmer; merchant. Died August, 1898, Baker City, Oregon.

Sources:

Nibley, Charles W.

Note

Charles Nibley was the fifth presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1907 and 1925 and a member of the church’s First Presidency from 1925 until his death.

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(son of James Nibley and Jean Wilson). Born February 5, 1849, at Hunterfield, Scotland. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Rebecca Neibaur March 30, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of Alexander Neibaur and Ellen Breakell, Nauvoo, Illinois, pioneers September 23, 1848, Brigham Young company). She was born March 30, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Ellen born April 21, 1870, died;
  2. Charles W. born April 7, 1872, married Ollie M. Thatcher;
  3. Jean born May 22, 1874, died;
  4. Alexander born May 7, 1876, married Constance Thatcher, married Agnes Sloan;
  5. Joseph F. born March 1, 1880, married Ada S. Dusenbery;
  6. James Oro born December 21, 1882, married Emma E. Groesbeck;
  7. Merrill born March 21, 1884, married Bella Woodmansee;
  8. Rebecca born April 19, 1886, married Horace B. Whitney;
  9. Grover born June 10, 1888, died;
  10. Alice born April 3, 1890, married Harold R. Smoot.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Ellen Ricks March 30, 1880, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joel Ricks and Sarah A. Fiske, Potsdam, New York, pioneers September 14, 1852).
Their children:
  1. Preston, married Anne Parkinson;
  2. Joel, married Terressa Taylor;
  3. Edna;
  4. Florence;
  5. Nathan.

Family home Logan, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to New York 1869; England 1880-82; presiding bishop of the church. Lumberman; merchant.

Sources:

Nicholas, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of William Nicholas, Lorestone Parish, Wales). Born December 31, 1839, Lorestone Parish. Came to Utah September 4, 1866, Thomas E. Ricks company.

Married:Anne Affleck (Tite) in 1866, Salt Lake City (daughter of Andrew Affleck and Margaret Truitt, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England). She was born March 31, 1840, died February 20, 1886. Ogden, Utah.
Their children:
  1. George, married Libbie Wadman;
  2. John, married Martha Cole;
  3. Thomas, died October 19, 1818;
  4. Daniel, died September 3, 1878;
  5. Gomer A. born December 5, 1873, married Marcia Hinchcliff;
  6. Jane A., married William Pierce.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Elder. Blacksmith. Died September 3, 1878.

Sources:

Nicholas, Gomer A.

(son of John Nicholas and Ann Affleck). Born December 5, 1873, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Marcia Hinchcliff June 8, 1898, in Ogden (daughter of Charles W. Hinchcliff and Mary Allen of Ogden. Both born in Utah). She was born March 28, 1875.
Their children:
    1. Allen born April 6, 1899;
  1. Francis G. born December 4, 1902;
  2. Virginia born September 14, 1910.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

Merchant.

Sources:

Nicol, Thomas

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Thomas Nicol and Elizabeth Dryber, Coleton, Scotland). Born November 22, 1824, at Coleton. Came to Utah 1853.

Married:Elizabeth Watson 1842, Fifeshire, Scotland, who was born March 10, 1819, and came to Utah 1853; died 1858.
Their children:
  1. Abraham born October 1, 1847;
  2. Catherine born September 30, 1848;
  3. Thomas born January 1, 1850;
  4. George born January 3, 1861;
  5. Elizabeth born December 18, 1852;
  6. James born May 20, 1854;
  7. Ann born February 8, 1856;
  8. Archibald born January 23, 1858;
  9. all these children died young.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married:Johanna Christina Handberg March 11, 1858. Salt Lake City (daughter of John Handberg and Christina Traine of Copenhagen, Denmark, pioneers 1857, Christian Christiansen handcart company). She was born March 11, 1839.
Their children:
  1. Josephine Maria born January 25, 1859, married Alva M. Murdock;
  2. Thomas Handberg born January 20, 1861;
  3. Johanna Christina born December 25, 1863, and Jeannette Elizabeth born November 4, 1864, latter three died in childhood;
  4. Rachel Ann born March 6, 1866, died young;
  5. Sarah Matilda born April 18, 1868, married Heber Giles Crook;
  6. Adolphus Alexander born May 9, 1870, died child;
  7. Moroni born January 9, 1871, died 1881;
  8. Joseph Alma born January 7, 1873, died young;
  9. Hyrum Chase born February 9, 1876, married Isabella Crawford Murdock;
  10. Gabriel Blake born October 29, 1878, married Estella Duke.
Married:Johanna C. Hansen December 14, 1864, Salt Lake City, who came from Denmark.
Only child:
  1. Dora Elizabeth born September 29, 1866, married James S. Murdock.

Family home Heber City, Utah.

Married:Maria Nelson December 1, 1866. Salt Lake City, native of Denmark.
Only child:
  1. John Thomas born September 3, 1867, died.

Family home Heber City, Utah.

Missionary in Scotland; high priest. Indian war veteran. In the forefront in Echo Canyon trouble, with Lot Smith company. Located at Bountiful 1854. and in 1858 returned to Salt Lake City. In 1860 moved to Moroni; then to Heber City, fought Indians both places. Pioneered in all the early necessary improvements; made two trips to Missouri river to bring immigrants to Utah. Died December 23, 1909, Heber City, Utah.

Sources:

Nicol, Hyrum Chase

(son of Thomas Nicol and Johanna Christina Handberg). Born February 9, 1876, Heber City, Utah.

Married:Isabella Crawford Murdock September 22, 1903, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Murray Murdock and Isabella Crawford of Heber City), who was born January 10, 1876.
Their children:
  1. Thomas Murdock born August 26, 1904;
  2. Hyrum Chase born March 19, 1906;
  3. Kenneth Crawford born July 11, 1908;
  4. John Murray born June 20, 1912.

Family home Duchesne, Utah.

Member 20th quorum seventies; missionary to New Zealand January 1, 1900. to June 8, 1903; high priest; counselor to Bishop George Victor Billings, Theodore ward, Duchesne stake; Sunday school teacher Heber City and Theodore wards; ward teacher at Theodore. Helped in every possible way the first settlers who came to Uinta reservation May, 1906, and has assisted in all improvements incident to a new country. Rancher. Vice president of Duchesne Irrigation Company; now associated with Pioneer Supply Company; and also engaged in farming.

Sources:

Nielsen, Augustinus

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Niels Jensen and Maren Jensen, Jutland, Denmark). Born April 14, 1833, in Jutland. Came to Utah October 6, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen company.

Married:Ane Benedicta Hansen Engelbrecht February 5, 1864, on ship “Benjamin Adams,” on Atlantic ocean (daughter of Hanse Peterson and Hedevig Lucie Engelbrecht of Fyen, Denmark; former died in Denmark, latter came to Utah in 1858). She was born November 6, 1833.
Their children:
  1. Ephraimina B. born July 11, 1855, married H. P. Hansen;
  2. August born March 3, 1857, married Harriet Thurber;
  3. Hedevig H. C. born October 27, 1858, married Louis Dungar, married James Crosland;
  4. Mary S. born November 27, 1860, married Chris. Christiansen;
  5. Caroline L. born November 13, 1862, married W. E. Thurber;
  6. Annie J. born November 14, 1864, married Alma Nielsen;
  7. Rehena born April 10, 1867, married George Calloway;
  8. George C. born June 14, 1869, married Jessaphine Outzen;
  9. Niels Peter born October 23, 1871, died in 1889;
  10. Joseph born December 16, 1873, married Eliza Jane Dall;
  11. Clarinda L. born August 2, 1876, married Otto S. Dormitzer;
  12. LeRoy born March 9, 1878, married Bertha Watkins.

Family resided South Cottonwood, Ephraim, Mount Pleasant and Richfield, Utah.

Member of high council in Cottonwood; 48th quorum seventies; missionary to Germany 1851. Active pioneer in San Pete and Sevier counties. Farmer; miner; assayer. Died April 4, 1902. at Richfield.

Sources:

Nielsen, Bendt

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Niels Bensen. Christianstad, Sweden). Born May 14, 1796. Came to Utah October 5, 1854.

Married:Margrite Eilertsen 1821, Denmark, who was born in 1796.
Their children:
  1. Niels B., married Dorthea Margret Jensen, married Sophia Halvorsen;
  2. George, married Walborg Ericksen, married Marie Thoreson;
  3. Marie;
  4. Hans Enoch, married Nancy Margaret Osborn;
  5. Annie;
  6. Christine, married Fredric Nielsen;
  7. Andrew B., married Elizabeth Ericksen, married Helen McBride.

Family home East Weber, Utah.

Married:Kisten Knudsen.
Their children:
  1. Bendt, married Sarah J. Stanley;
  2. Ephraim, married Annie Petersen;
  3. Jacob.

Family home East Weber, Utah.

Sources:

Nielsen, Niels B.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of Bendt Nielsen and Margrite Eilertsen). Born July 14, 1822, Horsholm, Frederiksborg, Denmark. Came to Utah 1856.

Married:Dorthea Margret Jensen May 3, 1851, at Horsholm (daughter of Hans Hansen and Greta Yergersen), who was born June 18, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Margret Christina born December 20, 1836, married I. C. Thoresen;
  2. Niels Joseph born May 6, 1869, married Nancy Anderson, married Susannah Smuin;
  3. Anna Myriah born August 28, 1861, died;
  4. James Henry born January 16, 1864, married Lizzie Unsworth;
  5. Martha Ann born July 25, 1866, married J. P. Nielsen;
  6. Ezra Erastus born July 18, 1868, married Nora Hansen;
  7. Maria Elizabeth born September 3, 1870, married Charles Orell;
  8. Hans Benjamin born July 11, 1873, married Emma E. Jensen December 7, 1898;
  9. Emma Nicline born December 14, 1875;
  10. Peter Willard;
  11. Flora Clamenta; latter three died.

Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Married:Sophia Halvorsen 1862, Salt Lake City, who was born September 25, 1849, Christiania, Norway.
Their children:
  1. Elsa Sophia born November 30, 1868;
  2. Pauline born July 12, 1871;
  3. Louis Wilford born January 22, 1874;
  4. Ida Ann born November 25, 1878;
  5. Rhoda V.

One of the pioneers of Hyrum. Drove the first stakes for the lines of Main street under the direction of Ezra T. Benson. Died March 15, 1913.

Sources:

Nielsen, Niels Joseph

(son of Niels B. Nielsen and Dorthea Margret Jensen). Born May 3, 1859, Weber County,

Married:Nancy A. Anderson February, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of Andrew Anderson and Alice Brooks), who was born May 12, 1863. Hyrum, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Joseph A. born November 12, 1883, married Ruby Williams January 22, 1907;
  2. James born September 27, 1886;
  3. Bessie born September 14, 1887;
  4. Essie born December 19, 1891.
Married:Susannah Smuin January 9, 1895, Logan, Utah (daughter of George Smuin and Eliza Gaisford), who was born September 28, 1871.
Their children:
  1. Dora Eliza born November 24, 1895;
  2. Norman L. born March 24, 1897, died;
  3. Dewey H. born June 16, 1898;
  4. Carl George born January 8, 1901;
  5. Ellen Rose born September 7, 1902;
  6. Grant born April 10, 1904;
  7. Norris born November 21, 1906;
  8. Wesley born November 26, 1907, died;
  9. Emery born January 2, 1910, died;
  10. Blaine Loyde born January 15, 1911.

Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Missionary to Nebraska 1891-93; ordained bishop of Hyrum 3d ward September 22, 1901. Farmer; dairyman.

Sources:

Nielsen, George

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Bendt Nielsen and Margrite Eilertsen of Horsholm, Frederiksborg, Denmark). Born May 1, 1826, at Horsholm. Came to Utah in 1854.

Married:Walborg Ericksen.
Married:Maria Clara Thoreson February 27, 1866, Hyrum, Utah (daughter of Hans Thoreson and Caroline Nielsen of Christiania, Norway, pioneers September 27, 1863, George Nebeker company). She was born January 10, 1850.
Their children:
  1. Walborg;
  2. Charles Andrew;
  3. Caroline Margaret;
  4. Clara Elizabeth;
  5. George Ilert;
  6. Dora Charlotte;
  7. Martha Melinda;
  8. Lillian Vilate;
  9. Leo Conrad;
  10. Florella.

Family home Hyrum, Utah.

President of high priests quorum. Member of city council. Farmer.

Sources:

Nielsen, Charles Andrew

(son of George Nielsen and Maria C. Thoreson). Born July 27, 1869 at Hyrum, Utah.

Married:Olive Williams November 26, 1890, Logan, Utah (daughter of Thomas Williams and Emily Louisa Allen, Hyrum, Utah), who was born September 14, 1872.
Their children:
  1. Vinnie Lucinda born October 18, 1891;
  2. Charles Horace born August 19, 1893;
  3. Leora Nielsen born September 2, 1896;
  4. George Marvin born August 8, 1897;
  5. Emily Leta born June 14, 1900;
  6. Thomas Lyman born August 18, 1903;
  7. Rhula Merl born November 22, 1905;
  8. Ceral Arden born March 12, 1910;
  9. Homer Burton born March 22, 1912.

Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Missionary to northern states 1900 to 1902; president of 62nd quorum of seventies; ward chorister. City councilman. Farmer.

Sources:

Nielsen, Andrew B.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Bendt Nielsen and Margrite Eilertsen). Born March 24, 1836, Hesterkeb, Frederiksborg, Denmark. Came to Utah October 5, 1854.

Married:Elizabeth Ericksen April 1, 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of Henry Ericksen of Hyrum, Utah, pioneer October 5, 1854), who was born September 28, 1842.
Their children:
  1. Mary Elizabeth born March 23, 1866, married John Swensen;
  2. Andrew Henry born January 6, 1869, married Anna Johnsen;
  3. Annie Melinda born September 6, 1871, married Elam Allen;
  4. Margaret Marie born June 6, 1876, married Silas Allen;
  5. Emily Christine born March 4, 1878, died July 18, 1885;
  6. Joseph Hard born September 10, 1882, died March 29, 1902.

Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Married:Helen McBride April 9, 1896, who was born January 2, 1872.
Their children:
  1. Aleda born March 4, 1897;
  2. Rulon Harlum born February 15, 1899;
  3. Harold Mariner born January 2, 1902.

Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Seventy, high priest. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1864. Pioneer to Hyrum, Utah. City councilman. Farmer; stockraiser. Died February 6, 1913.

Sources:

Nielsen, Carl Hendrick

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Mormon Pioneer of 1867

(son of Hendrick Nielsen of Wolstrop. and Anna Margaret Madsen of Stendrup, Denmark). Born February 4, 1846, at Stendrup. Came to Utah October 6, 1867, Leonard G. Rice company.

Married:Karen Christina Larsen May 26, 1867, C Denmark (daughter of Hans Larsen, who died in Odense. and Maren Larsen. who came to Utah in early 70s), was born November 17, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Alice Christine born July 29, 1868, married A. Peter Jensen;
  2. Charley Nephi born August 3, 1870, married Nora Baker;
  3. Clara born October 27, 1872, married John Lewis;
  4. Martha born May 26, 1875, married Lee Isabell;
  5. Ammon born September 17, 1877 died September 22, 1878;
  6. Joseph Alma born September 19, 1879, married Caroline Peterson;
  7. Eleanor born November 2, 1881, married Oluf Anderson;
  8. Henry Richard born June 11, 1885, married Anna Hansen;
  9. Wilford Leo born January 17, 1888, married Alta Maria Barrows;
  10. Janita Maralda born October 3, 1890, married Joseph Ogden

Family resided at Middleton, Levan. Elsinore and Richfield, Utah.

Elders quorum; missionary to Denmark 1865-67; second counselor to Bishop Raphelson, Elsinore, 1876-77; ward teacher Richfield. Active pioneer in Sevier county. Mason; builder; contractor.

Sources:

Nielsen, Gustave

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860.

(son of Niels Knudson and Ingar Maria Hansen of Christiana, Norway). Born September 30, 181, Christiania. Came to Utah September 24, 1860, Oscar O. Stoddard company.

  1. Married Christina Nielsen March 11, 1863, Salt lake City (daughter of Anders Nielsen and Triene Olsen of Sjelland, Denmark; former died in Denmark, latter came to Utah late in 1869). She was born January 23, 1847, and came to Utah September, 23, 1862, Ola N. Liljenquist oxteam company.
Their children:
  1. Mary Josephine born February 19, 1864 married Alexander Smith;
  2. Emma Christina born November 10, 1864, married Isaac Frost;
  3. Sarah Tena born January 16, 1868, married Charles Henry Baxter;
  4. Gustave born March 10, 1870, married Gene Jensen;
  5. Heber Charles born January 15, 1872, married Emily Hicks;
  6. Hyrum born March 25, 1874, married Garnet Helm;
  7. Alwilda Eliza born December 24, 1876, married Frank G. Daniels;
  8. Annie Lenora Elizabeth born January 30, 1880, married John J. Woodruff;
  9. George Albert born July 17, 1882, married Nettie Mora Barrett.

Family home Big Cotton, Utah.

Seventy; high priest; assistant Sunday school superintendent; ward teacher; missionary in Norway four years. Farmer; stone-mason. Died November 10, 1908.

Sources:

Nielsen, Heber C.

(son of Gustave and Christina Nielsen). Born January 15, 1872, Big Cottonwood, Utah.

Married:Emily Hicks May 19, 1899 (daughter of John T. R. Hicks and Anna Buhler, who came to Utah with oxteam company). She was born February 9, 1878.
Their children:
    1. Lovell born February 11, 1900;
  1. Ralph H. born March 8, 1902;
  2. Delbert G. born March 6, 1904;
  3. Estella Pearl born March 4, 1906;
  4. Emily Etta born November 12, 1907.

Family home Coltman, Idaho.

Elder. Farmer. Died April 4, 1908.

Sources:

Nielsen, George Albert

(son of Gustave Nielsen and Christina Nielsen). Born July 17, 1882, Big Cottonwood, Utah.

Married:Nettie Mora Barrett September 12, 1903, Salt Lake City, John Henry Smith officiating (daughter of William R. Barrett and Charlotte Herron, Nashville, Tennessee, who came to Utah 1891). She was born March 16, 1884.
Only child:
  1. George Wallace born May 23, 1904.

Elder. Employed in mailing department of U. S. post office.

Sources:

Nielsen, Hans J.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Niels Jensen and Ingar Hansdatter, Stengade, Tullebolle Sogn, Denmark). Born November 2, 1821, at Stengade. Came to Utah September 22, 1861, Samuel A. Woolley company.

Married:Johanna Christena Anderson, in 1840, Skrobetov, Denmark (daughter of Andrew Hansen and Ingar Margretta Larsen, Clausbolle, Denmark).
Their children:
  1. Jensina Christina, married Mads Hansel;
  2. Ingar, married Jens Peter Jensen;
  3. Dorthea, married John Riggs;
  4. Nieltine, married William Hjord;
  5. Bergitte, married B. Iversen;
  6. Annie Christina, married Ola N. Liljenquist, who was famed as an immigrant ox train captain.

Pioneer. Died October 18, 1911.

Sources:

Nielson, Hans

(son of Niels Jensen, born 1801, at Oedehadstrup, and Birthe Christofers Dather, born 1809, at Brordrup, both of Sjelland Amt, Denmark). Born January 1, 1833, Brordrup, Sjelland, Denmark. Came to Utah September 15, 1864, William B. Preston company.

Married:Maria S. Jonas Iric (widow), February 29, 1860 (daughter of Christoffer Knudsen and Mattle Christensen). She was born October 3, 1827, and had a son by a former marriage, Adolph Hansen, who bore his father’s name; both died.

Called to settle on Little Colorado, Arizona, 1876; hauled stone for Salt Lake Temple 1867; assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Resided at St. Joseph, Arizona.

Sources:

Nielsen, Hans T.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

Born June 28, 1826, Denmark. Came to Utah October 22, 1866, Abner Lowry company.

Married:Nicolina Rasmina Espasen October 4, 1851, in Denmark. She was born February 18, 1827.
Their children:
  1. Christina born July 28, 1849, married Christian Bertlesen;
  2. Josephina born July 29, 1852, died July 1858;
  3. Brighamina Malvina born September 22, 1854, married Ole Peter Borg;
  4. Catherina born September 21, 1856, died April 29, 1858;
  5. Fena born July 29, 1858, married Ole Peter Borg;
  6. Emma born February 4, 1861, married Sorn Oleson;
  7. Alma born January 20, 1863, married Annie Nielsen.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Conference clerk at Aalborg, Denmark. Tailor. Died December 30, 1887.

Sources:

Nielson, Johannes

(son of Niels Andersen and Inger Pedersdatter, both of Raageleje, Sjelland, Denmark.

Married:Ann Petersen.
Their children:
  1. Annie, married Lewis C. Jensen;
  2. Mary;
  3. Christena Marie, married Peter J. Petersen.
  4. Joseph, married Sarah Eliza Call;
  5. John Ephraim, married Tennie Walker.

Family home Mantua, Utah.

Builder, contractor and saw miller. Died at Mantua, Utah.

Sources:

Nielsen, Joseph

(son of Johannes Nielsen and Ann Petersen). Born January 24, 1876, at Mantua, Utah.

Married:Sarah Eliza Call February 2, 1898, Salt Lake City (daughter of Omar Call and Elenor Jones, both of Willard, Utah, pioneers 1849). She was born February 2, 1875.
Their children:
  1. Elenor Anna born January 21, 1899, died;
  2. Joseph Call born August 24, 1901;
  3. Lyle born March 11, 1903;
  4. Stanley Call born December 14, 1905;
  5. Gwendolyn born October 12, 1910.

Family home Provo, Utah.

President 156th quorum seventies; missionary to Denmark 1898-1900; assistant in Utah stake mutual; counselor to superintendent of Sunday schools Provo, sixth ward. Architect

Sources:

Nielsen, Jorgen Christian

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Hans and Mary Nielsen of Odense, Fyen Amt, Denmark). Born October 6, 1842, Odense, Denmark. Came to Utah August 29, 1863, Captain Murdock company.

Married:Anna Kerstine Dorthea Byer June 21, 1865, Provo, Utah, who was born June 21, 1843, Horsena, Denmark, and died April 19, 1881.
Their children:
  1. Maria Kerstine Dorthea born March 31, 1866, married John F. Carter;
  2. Emelia Amanda Jorgine born October 12, 1868;
  3. Jorgen Christian born December 7, 1869, died December 14, 1869;
  4. John Edwill born January 17, 1871;
  5. Dag-mar Alfrida born October 7, 1873;
  6. Anna Hansine Antonia born May 26, 1876, married W. born Slick;
  7. Dianthe Leonthe born February 27, 1878, married William Irvine; married George Scott;
  8. a daughter born April 20, 1880, end a son born April 19, 1881, both died.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Oline Olsen December 16, 1890 (daughter of Annie Olsen of Isvol, Norway), who was born 1852.
Only child:
  1. Ralph Emanuel born February 7, 1892.

Elder; ward teacher. Justice of peace at Lake View. Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Farmer and gardener.

Sources:

Nielsen, Lars

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Niels Christensen and Annie Larsen of Denmark). Born March 20, 1828, in Denmark. Came to Utah September 5, 1863.

Married:in Denmark May 18, 1853, the daughter of Peter Mekelsen and Bertha Jensen, the former being a pioneer of 1863. She was born March 2, 1826.
Their children:
  1. Niels Peter born June 19, 1854, married Florence Dutsan;
  2. Jens Christian born February 7, 1856, died October 5, 1863;
  3. Annie M. born March 20, 1858, married Joseph S. Anderson;
  4. August born August 6, 1860, married Emmie Overson;
  5. Bertha M. born August 8, 1863, died February 21, 1866;
  6. Louis born April 18, 1867, married Mary J. Textorms;
  7. Joseph H. born October 18, 1871, married Emmie C. Nielson.

Settled at Leamington spring of 1876. Bishop of that ward 1883-1900; presiding priest 1876-83.

Sources:

Nielsen, Niels C.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Andrew Nielsen and Magdalena Sorensen of Hjorring Amt, Denmark). Born August 31, 1845, in Hjorring. Came to Utah 1862, Christian A, Madsen Independent company.

Married:Annie M. Sorensen January 9, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Mikkel Sorensen and Helena Jesperson of Aarhuus Amt, Denmark, pioneers 1864). She was born November 3, 1854.
Their children:
  1. Niels E., married Annie Christensen;
  2. Angeline, married Orson E. Armstrong;
  3. Mick, married Nettie Melonson;
  4. Helena, married Christ Thorenson;
  5. Maria V., married Hyrum Danielson;
  6. Norah, married Charles Force;
  7. Joseph, married Arnold J. Arnoldson;
  8. Lydia M.;
  9. Andrew H.;
  10. Ferry L.;
  11. Jane;
  12. Mary, died;
  13. Lillian, died.

Family home Moroni, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher; counselor in YMMIA. Justice of the peace at Moroni three terms; pound keeper 22 years; watermaster and deputy watermaster 20 years; police officer; city marshal. Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah in 1866. Farmer; stockraiser.

Sources:

Nielsen, Niels Christian

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

Came to Utah 1856, Knud Peterson company.

Married:Mary Larsen in Jutland, Denmark. She came to Utah in 1856, Knud Peterson company.
Their children:
  1. Niels Peter (Tanner), married Maria Hoggaard;
  2. Karen, married George Frandsen, Sr.

Elder. Located at Kaysville; moved to Mt. Pleasant. Farmer and stockraiser. Died at Mt. Pleasant.

Sources:

Nielsen, Niels Peder

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Peder Nielsen and Kirsten Andersen, Norre Orslov, Island of Falster, Denmark). Born February 13, 1847, at Norre Orslov. Came to Utah October 1, 1862, Captain Home company.

Married:Caroline Christensen December 15, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of Christen Christensen and Annie Marie Nielsen of Hjorring Amt, Denmark, pioneers 1868 in one of the Church companies). She was born September 8, 1848.
Their children:
  1. Niels Peter born September 5, 1869, died infant;
  2. Heber Peter born March 19, 1872, married Ida Olivia Larsen June 21, 1899;
  3. Hans Frederick born August 18, 1874, married Amalie Christensen November 11, 1896;
  4. David Waldemar born November 13, 1876, married Johanne Axelsen November 1, 1899;
  5. Abel Christian born November 7, 1878, married Peart Riley October 26, 1903;
  6. Aurelie Christine born August 28, 1880, married Frank Otterstrom January 30, 1909;
  7. Aaron Godtfred born June 24, 1882, married Ida Beal June 6, 1906;
  8. Moses Mariam born May 26, 1884, married Ada Johnsen April 6, 1910;
  9. Annie Adine Marinda born February 13, 1886, married Thomas Jefferson Clark March 4, 1908;
  10. Caroline Matilda born December 26, 1888, married Ross Andersen December 23, 1909;
  11. Ernest Hyrum born February 6, 1891;
  12. Joseph Richard born January 30, 1893.
Married:Caroline Nielsen November 28, 1877 at St. George, Utah (daughter of Christian Nielsen and Karen Harrlsen, who were married January 9, 1855, Salt Lake City, pioneers October 3, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen company). She was born February 24, 1857, Ephraim, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Carrie Jane born September 14, 1879, married Charles Harry Wilson January 4, 1901;
  2. Irine Elmine born April 14, 1894.

Families resided Ephraim, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to Denmark 1894, where he presided over the Island branch of the Copenhagen conference. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1868. Sergeant in Black Hawk Indian war.

Sources:

Nielsen, Heber Peter

(son of Niels Peder Nielsen and Caroline Christensen). Born March 19, 1872, Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Ida Olivia Larsen June 21, 1899, at Ephraim (daughter of Christian A. Larsen and Mary Ann Jensen of same place).

Family resided Ephraim and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Graduate University of Utah 1894; school teacher nine years. Sunday school teacher; superintendent religious class. Vice president and secretary McMillin Paper and School Supply company, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Nielsen, Nielsen Jacob

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Hans Nielsen and Maren Jacobsen of Odense, Denmark). Born December 13, 1839, Fraugde, Denmark. Came to Utah in 1864, Tom Booth freight train.

Married:Christine Peterson March 28, 1866, Provo, Utah. She was born July 30, 1831, Norrkoping, Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Niels Jacob Christian, married Agnes Ross;
  2. Peter and Henry died;
  3. Annie, married James C. Jensen.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Mason.

Sources:

Nielsen, Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1865.

(son of Niels Alexsen, Horby Sogn, Holbek Amt, Denmark, and Annie Marie Nielsen, born 1779 in Denmark). He was born April 15, 1836, at Horby Sogn. Came to Utah November 8, 1865, Miner G. Atwood company.

Married:Kisten Larsen April 4, 1856, Horby, Denmark (daughter of Lars Larsen and Annie Marie Thomas, both of whom died in Denmark). She was born April 28, 1826.
Their children:
  1. Lars Nielsen born June 5, 1857, married Mary J. Beckstrom;
  2. Annie Mary born October 25, 1859, married William Vier;
  3. Emma born November 15, 1867, married Lee Bailey.
Married:Nelsine Nielsen September 22, 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of Niels Christian Nielsen, pioneer Oliver Christiansen handcart company, and Karen Ericksen, pioneer September 13, 1857, Mathias Cowley company). She was born August 29, 1855, Nestgard, Hjorring Amt, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Caroline Christine born November 2, 1874, married Alfred Hughes 1896;
  2. Peter born November 18, 1876, married Laura Belts;
  3. Joseph Alexander born July 10, 1878, married Elsie Barney;
  4. William H. born January 12, 1881, married Ella Sorensen;
  5. Albert C. born January 19, 1883, married Mira Holm;
  6. Emelie C. born March 25, 1884;
    1. Rebecca born November 30, 1885;
  7. Andrew L. born May 11, 1888, married Ella Ainge;
    1. Leoretta born April 23, 1890;
    1. Elenora born October 1, 1892;
  8. Annie L. born January 15, 1895;
  9. Elmer F. born August 24, 1896;
  10. Sarah E. born July 16, 1898;
  11. Jemima M. born March 17, 1900.

Families resided Spanish Fork, Utah.

Teacher; elder; high priest. President Co-op, store in Spanish Fork ten years. President of West Field Irrigation company four years.

Sources:

Nielsen, Soren

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Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of Nels Sorensen of Denmark). Born November 10, 1824, Marsoe, Denmark. Came to Utah September 25, 1868, John G. Holman company.

Married:Amelia Berg May 6, 1857, Grenaa, Denmark (daughter of Rasmus Berg and Caroline Tolhoe of Grenaa), who was born November 25, 1833.
Their children:
  1. Mary, married Jorgen Hansen;
  2. Minnie;
  3. Henrietta, married Simon P. Eggertsen;
  4. Louisa;
  5. Serdena, married William J. Startup;
  6. Joseph, married Beatrice Woodhead.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 34th quorum seventies and high priest. Watchmaker. Died January 13, 1895.

Sources:

Nielson, Andrew Christian

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Niels Pederson, born October 2, 1810, Mojen Ugilt, Hjorring Amt, Denmark, and Ane Margretha Anderson, born February 11, 1817, at Hestrup, Denmark, married 1839). He was born March 23, 1840, at Mojen Ugilt. Came to Utah September, 1864, J. Sharp merchandise company.

Married:Mary C. Anderson December 4, 1864 (daughter of Andrew Larsen and Ane Kistine). She was born July 2, ____. Came to Utah September, 1864.
Their children:
  1. Peter Antohn born September 11, 1865, died September 11, 1865;
  2. Mary K. born February 2, 1867, married Hyrum Thorpe May 10, 1886;
  3. Ane M. born November 19, 1868, married Charles Allred March 18, 1891;
  4. Andrew C. born December 23, 1870, married Julia E. Christensen and Pauline Christensen;
  5. Carl Otto born November 10, 1872, married Karen A. Rasmussen;
  6. James Lauritz born February 26, 1875, married Malinda E. Rasmussen May 13, 1896;
  7. Canute born March 26, 1877, married Nora M. Bjergard July 6, 1898;
  8. Joseph Alma born September 11, 1879, married Elizabeth Stevens December 11, 1899;
  9. Oscar Wilford born October 17, 1884, married Caroline M. Olsen January 24, 1906.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Married:Ellen Gunderson June 10, 1880, Salt Lake City (daughter of Ole Gunderson and Molj Johnson), who was born June 23, 1843, Stordalen, Norway.

High Priest; high councilor; first counselor; president high priests quorum South San Pete stake; missionary to Denmark 1881; president YMMIA. Farmer; builder; stonecutter.

Sources:

Nielson, Anton

(son of Jens Nielsen and Annie Christine Hansen, who came to Utah July 24, 1873). He was born December 20, 1866, Almon, Denmark. Came to Utah July 24, 1873.

Married:Sarah May Lott August 4, 1897, Salt Lake City (daughter of John W. Lott and Sarah Joan Robison, Kanosh, Utah).
Their children:
  1. Lenna born July 23, 1898;
  2. Gerald W. born November 3, 1899;
  3. Jens Guy born April 3, 1902;
  4. Roosevelt born November 1, 1904;
  5. Lott born October 19, 1906;
  6. Glen Ford born May 26, 1909;
  7. Paul Robison born May 1, 1911.

Family home Huntington, Utah.

Member 81st quorum seventies; missionary to Denmark 1892-94; bishop Huntington ward 1906; County commissioner two terms; clerk in Utah state senate 1907. Farmer.

Sources:

Nielson, August

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Lars Nielson, born March 20, 1828, South Orster, and Sidsel Peterson, born March 2, 1826, both of Stupberry, Maribo, Denmark). Born August 6, 1860 at Stupberry. Came to Utah in 1863.

Married:Emma Overson April 3, 1884, Salt Lake City (daughter of Christian Overson and Sina Larson), who was born April 23, 1868.
Their children:
  1. Fred born March 21, 1886, married Mary Steedman October 19, 1910;
  2. Wells born March 13, 1888, married Emily Paxman June 6, 1910;
  3. Barta born July 28, 1890, married Earl Davis April 2, 1913;
  4. Spencer born March 25, 1893;
  5. Laclead born February 28, 1896;
  6. Shelby born March 4, 1899;
  7. Leroy born December 3, 1901;
  8. Arvilla born July 26, 1904;
  9. Kenneth born January 28, 1907;
  10. Gerald born May 11, 1910.

President deacons quorum; ward teacher 16 years; seventy; bishop’s counselor.

Sources:

Nielson, Jens

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Niels Anderson and Karn Monson of Fener, Sweden). Born June 5, 1826, Fener, Sweden. Came to Utah September 15, 1859, Robert F. Neslen company.

Married:Stena Larson 1851, who was born July 29, 1821. Came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Brighamena, born June 13, 1854, married Peter Estelene;
  2. Andrew born June 26, 1860, died aged 11.

Family home Mt. Pleasant, and Chester, Utah.

Married:Cecelia Waldemar April 15, 1860, Fairview, Utah (daughter of Amos Waldemar, pioneer September 15, 1859, Robert F. Neslen company), who was born June 7, 1826 in Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Hilda C. born January 19, 1861, married Hyrum L. Coates March 1, 1880.

Second lieutenant in Black Hawk Indian war, under Captain Fredrick Nelson.

Sources:

Nielson, Ole

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Mormon Pioneer of 1865.

Born about 1880 in Sweden. Came to Utah September, 1865, Thomas Taylor company.

Married:Permelia Baum about 1825 in Sweden (daughter of Niels Baum), who was born 1806 in Sweden. Came to Utah September 5, 1863, John F. Sanders company.
Their children:
  1. Lizzie, died;
  2. Peter, drowned in Green River 1868, going for immigrants;
  3. James and two other boys, died;
  4. Swen O. born January 1, 1854, married Rachel O. Atkin March 14, 1878;
  5. Ole;
  6. Lars I.;
  7. Sina, died 1863.

Died 1874, Fairview, Utah.

Sources:

Nielson, Swen O.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Ole Nielson and Permelia, Baum). Born January 1, 1854, in Sweden. Came to Utah September 5, 1863, John F. Sanders company.

Married:Rachel V. Atkin March 14, 1878, St. George, Utah (daughter of William Atkin and Rachel Thompson of St. George, pioneers September 4, 1859, George Rowley handcart company). She was born March 14, 1861, Salt Lake City, died October 26, 1900.
Their children:
  1. Swen W. born January 20, 1879;
  2. Annie Nellie born August 3, 1880;
  3. Rachel Mable born July 20, 1882, died May 23, 1886;
  4. Ole Alma born March 5, 1884, died March 18, 1884;
  5. Sarah Luella born January 4, 1885;
  6. Estella Maud born February 4, 1887;
  7. Sina Christena born October 6, 1888;
  8. Peter Franklin born February 26, 1891, died January 27, 1905;
  9. Violet Venice born August 15, 1896, died November 26, 1896.

Family home Fairview, Utah.

Married:(Mrs.) Jennie Poulsen June 4, 1902.

Missionary to Sweden. County commissioner two terms; justice of the peace 10 years; constable; marshal; member state board of equalization. Merchant; farmer; stockraiser.

Sources:

Nilson, Nils

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Nils Nilson of Simmer Sams, Rorum, born 1771, and Else Olsson, South Rorum, Malmohus Lan, Sweden, born May 4, 1764, Espinige, Sweden). He was born December 30, 1811, South Rorum, Sweden. Came to Utah August 26, 1859, James S. Brown company.

Married:Bocl Tykeson (daughter of John Tykeson and Edna Olas, former born September 20, 1773, Fultofta, Sweden), who was born May 5, 1812, Fultofta, Sweden, and came to Utah August 26, 1859.
Their children:
  1. Elise born July 17, 1838, married Jens N. Christensen;
  2. Peter Nilson born November 18, 1840, married Svenborg Tufveson October, 1862;
  3. Nils born July 30, 1843, died 1849;
  4. Elna born May 17, 1846, died March 1856;
  5. Ola born April 14, 1849, died January 4, 1874;
  6. Bengta born August 28, 1854, died February 25, 1856.

Family home Smithfield, Utah.

High priest. Farmer. Joined the LDS Church in 1854 at Rorum.

Sources:

Nilson, Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Nils Nilson and Bocl Tykeson). Born November 18, 1840, South Rorum, Malmohus Lan, Sweden. Came to Utah August 26, 1859.

Married:Svenborg Tufveson October, 1862, Smithfield, Utah (daughter of Tufve Johnson and Pehrnila Pehrson), who was born December 14, 1833, Osby, Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Samuel Peter born July 13, 1863, married Lorretta L. Miles;
  2. Emma Nilson born April 18, 1865, married Ed Cazier;
  3. James born May 24, 1867, married Pricilla Hamilton;
  4. John Nephi born February 6, 1869, died August 1, 1871;
  5. Eliza Nellie born May 16, 1871;
  6. Ella born June 29, 1873, married Alma Wright;
  7. Zina Matilda born April 11, 1875, died January 21, 1877;
  8. Daniel born February 25, 1877, died August 6, 1878.
Married:Minnie Hansen March 13, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of Ole and Marie Hansen), who was born October 10, 1858, Odense, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Amanda Emele born June 13, 1877, married Frank Miles;
  2. Marinda born March 13, 1879, married Seth Chambers;
  3. Oliver born January 1, 1882, married Millicent Low September 1902;
  4. Edna born July 10, 1885, died August 1887;
  5. Ezra born January 23, 1890, married Allee Toolson October 1909.

Family home Smithfield, Utah.

Married:Kierste Jenson November 30, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of Peter Jenson and Else Olson), who was born June 16, 1861, Everad, Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Ida Ellenore born October 1, 1884, died December 26, 1905;
  2. Amos Carl born December 24, 1886;
  3. Joseph born May 7, 1890;
  4. Elsie Matilda born December 7, 1891;
  5. Parley Franklin born October 19, 1893;
  6. Omer Victor born October 31, 1897, died September 23, 1898;
  7. Edgar born September 10, 1899;
  8. Milo born September 10, 1899.

Family home Smithfield, Utah.

High Priest; performed two missions in Sweden 1880-1888; hauled rock for the Salt Lake temple in 1863; hauled one of the first three loads of rock for the foundation of the tabernacle in 1863.

Sources:

Nirden, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Thomas Nirden). Born at Herefordshire, England). Came to Utah September 19, 1852, Captain Clawson company.

Married:Elizabeth Dunn September 19, 1852 (daughter of Joseph and Phoebe Dunn). She was born September, 1812, and came to Utah September 19, 1852, on her wedding day.
Their children:
  1. Mary Ann born July 27, 1835, married William S. Lords, July 23, 1854;
  2. Harriet born October 12, 1832, married Thomas Whooley;
  3. Phoebe, married Robert Jones;
  4. Elizabeth, married Albert Harris;
  5. Martha, married George Slough.

Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah. Pioneer of Pleasant Grove 1852. Farmer.

Sources:

Nixon, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

Born 1818. Came to Utah in 1853, Vincent Schurtliff company.

Married:Frances Hart (daughter of William Hart), who was born February 22, 1818, and came to Utah 1853, Vincent Schurtliff company.
Their children:
  1. George William born September 26, 1847, married Elizabeth H. Johnson October 24, 1868;
  2. Charlotte born December 24, 1838, married William Robins July 7, 1859;
  3. Fanny born January 19, 1851, married Frank Carling;
  4. Stephen Henry born February 12, 1853, died January 3, 1910.

Family home Holden, Millard County, Utah.

Sources:

Nixon, George William

(son of George Nixon and Frances Hart). Born September 26, 1847, St. Louis, Missouri.

Married:Elizabeth H. Johnson October 24, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of Richard Johnson and Husseter Bevan, pioneers 1851, Joseph Horne company). She was born November 1, 1849, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa.
Their children:
  1. Harriet Ellen born February 7, 1870, married Benjamin Kenney September 23, 1891;
  2. George William born February 15, 1873, married Rachel Marinda Stephenson August 28, 1895;
  3. Ira Alvin born February 5, 1875, died May 14, 1882;
  4. Elizabeth H. born October 2, 1877, died May 29, 1882;
  5. Richard Stephen born September 12, 1880, married Sarah Armina Stevens May 16, 1906;
  6. Frances Charlotte born November 9, 1883, married Alma Stevens September 27, 1905;
  7. Marion born January 19, 1887, died February 12, 1888;
  8. Carl born May 29, 1889;
  9. Flossie born October 18, 1892.

Family home Holden, Millard County, Utah.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Constable two terms; sheriff four years. President, vice president and director of Holden Co-op, store 20 years; director of Holden Irrigation Company several years.

Sources:

Nixon, George W., Jr.

(son of George William Nixon and Elizabeth H. Johnson). Born February 15, 1873, Holden, Utah.

Married:Rachel Marinda Stephenson August 28, 1895, Manti, Utah (daughter of Simeon Stephenson and Rachel Stevens). She was born August 20, 1875.
Their children:
  1. Neva born May 26, 1896;
  2. Ira born March 2, 1898;
  3. Alda born November 13, 1902;
  4. Marion Albert born September 29, 1907;
  5. Myrl born June 21, 1911.

Family home Holden, Utah.

Sources:

Noakes, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

Born in England. Followed the founders of Utah in all their migrations. Came to Utah 1847.

Married:Emma Inkpen at Sussex, England.
Their children:
  1. George, married Sophia Crowfoot;
  2. Thomas;
  3. William;
  4. John Hubbard, married Susan Childs.

Family home Springville, Utah.

One of Joseph Smith’s bodyguards. Died September, 1870, at Springville, Utah.

Sources:

Noakes, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Thomas Noakes and Emma Inkpen). Born September 4, 1811, in England. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Sophia Crowfoot January 1848, Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of Benjamin Crowfoot and Samantha Sackett of Saratoga Springs, New York; she came to Utah 1852). She was born February 11, 1818.
Their children:
  1. George Washington born February 14, 1849, married Ann Wintertor, married Rosina Haney;
  2. William Hubbard born September 25, 1850;
  3. Thomas Nephi born September 10, 1852, married Neilus Carter;
  4. Emma Inkpen born December 3, 1854, married John Winterton;
  5. Mary Elizabeth born October 3, 1857;
  6. John Hubbard born March 19, 1859, married Margeret Priscilla Casper;
  7. David E. born September 9, 1860;
  8. Robert Avery born September 5, 1862.

Family home Charleston, Utah.

High Priest; ward teacher; bishop; superintendent Sunday school. Veteran Indian war. Farmer.

Sources:

Noakes, John Hubbard

(son of George Noakes and Sophia Crowfoot). Born March 19, 1859, Alpine, Utah.

Married:Margeret Priscilla Casper May 15, 1889, Manti, Utah (daughter of William Nephi Casper and Agnes McFarland of Charleston, Utah), who was born June 4, 1872.
Their children:
  1. Mary June born June 12, 1890, married John J. Gordon;
  2. David Avery born September 25, 1891;
  3. Mable Sophia born November 1, 1893, married Frederick Howarth;
  4. Gertrude Louisa born October 9, 1895;
  5. William Ruben born February 13, 1897;
  6. Wallace Nephi born April 4, 1899;
  7. Erving Arthur born November 23, 1900;
  8. Beatrice Verga born November 29, 1902;
  9. Vida Luella born March 10, 1904;
  10. Reva Agnes born January 8, 1906;
  11. Margeret Myre born July 17, 1908.

Elder; ward teacher. Constable; town marshal; road supervisor. Farmer.

Sources:

Noble, Joseph B.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Ezekiel Noble and Theodocia Bates of Egremont, Massachusetts). Born January 14, 1810, at Egremont. Came to Utah October 2, 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company.

Married:Mary Adeline Beman September 11, 1834, Bloomfield, New York. (daughter of Alvah Beman and Sally Burtts of Livonia, Livingston county, New York), who was born January 10, 1810.
Their children:
  1. Meriam;
  2. Joseph Heber;
  3. Nephi;
  4. Louisa;
  5. Edward Alvan, married Jane Peal;
  6. Mary Adelia;
  7. Hiram Brigham;
  8. Eliza Theodocia, married Edgar Dalrymple;
  9. Benjamin, married Rachel Lee.

Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Members first quorum seventies; missionary to New York; bishop’s counselor; bishop; patriarch. Performed the first plural marriage in the LDS church. Miller; farmer; stockraiser. Died August 17, 1901, Wardboro, Idaho.

Sources:

Noble, Lucian

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Silas Noble and Leah Hollenbeck of Ontario county, New York). Born November 26, 1807, East Bloomfield, Ontario county, New York. Came to Utah October 6, 1850, William Snow company.

Married:Emily Wilcox January 30, 1831, at East Bloomfield, New York. (daughter of Smith Wilcox and Martha Turner of that place).
Their children:
  1. Angeline, married Ira Nathaniel Hinkley;
  2. Adelaide, married Ira Nathaniel Hinkley;
  3. Lucian Gardner, died child;
  4. Theodore Smith, died child;
  5. Emily.

Family home Salt Lake City.

High Priest; missionary to eastern states 1872. School teacher. Horticulturist. Died January 20, 1891.

Sources:

Noble, William G.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Joseph Noble and Ann Hart). Born March 29, 1811, Irchester, Northamptonshire, England. Came to Utah October 17, 1862, Henry W. Miller company.

Married:Mary Ann Harper December 7, 1830, Irchester, England. (daughter of John Harper and Rachel Waterhouse).
Their children:
  1. Jane Ann born June 21, 1832, married Robert W. Fox;
  2. Rachel born August 28, ____, died infant;
  3. Waterhouse Harper born September 17, 1834 (died, 1856), married Mary Pearse;
  4. Eliza Priscilla born April 3, 1836, married R. L. Fishburn;
  5. Henrietta born August 11, 1837, married George H. Gilbert;
  6. Lavinia born March 20, 1839, married Benjamin Arkens, married James Meikle;
  7. William Aquilla born May 4, 1841 (died December 12, 1880), married Sarah C. Merrill, married Sarah F. Smith;
  8. Louisa Rock Snow born October 19, 1842, married Henry Watts;
  9. Zilphah born April 6, 1844, married Alonzo P. Raymond;
  10. Leonora born December 21, 1846, married Samuel Merrill;
  11. Laura Matilda born February 17, 1850, married R. L. Fishburn.

Family home Smithfield, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to England. Tailor. Died March 14, 1893.

Sources:

Noble, W. P.

(son of William Noble and Jane Payne of Jefferson county, New York). Born December 24, 1847, in Jefferson county, New York. Came to Utah November 7, 1883.

Married:Margret Hollaran 1882, who was born 1848.
Their children:
  1. Ida J., married L. C. Robinson;
  2. Fred W., married Mayme Ward;
  3. Edith, married Robert Goldsmith;
  4. Mayme.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Police commissioner; Salt Lake City councilman. Engaged in stockraising; banking.

Sources:

Noe, Abram

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Job Noe and Evaline Tibbets, Cincinnati, Ohio). Born December 18, 1820, Cincinnati, Ohio. Came to Utah October, 1852.

Married:Mary Jane Winslow March 1853, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Winslow and Rebecca Tibbets, Cincinnati). She was born February 25, 1830.
Their children:
  1. Evaline Noe born November 27, 1852, married Henry Isaac Bush;
  2. Rebecca Jane born January 26, 1855, married James Alexander;
  3. George Joseph born October 12, 1859, married Mary E. Thorne;
  4. Emily Losania born August August 14, 1863, married Lucius Scoville;
  5. Edward Prebel born March 15, 1865, married Emma Walker.

The children by the second wife were:

  1. Eugene Abram born April 7, 1866;
  2. Clarence William born April 6, 1867;
  3. Clarinda Angeline born April 6, 1867;
  4. Charles Lafayette born March 6, 1868.

Family home Springville, Utah.

Veteran Indian wars. Justice of peace 20 years; member constitutional convention.

Sources:

Nordfors, Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

Born December 24, 1805, Farela, Helsenglang, Sweden. Came to Utah October 1, 1862, Joseph Horne company.

Married:Margaret Monson, who was born December, 1799.
Their children:
  1. Cathrina Margaret born 1830;
  2. Andrew M. born February 29, 1839, married Cathrine Olson;
  3. Carl Constantine born 1840;
  4. Christena Elizabeth born 1842;
  5. Matilda Josephine born December 2, 1844, married F. R. Thyberg May 10, 1862;
  6. Olov Eric born 1846.

Family resided Beaver City, Fairview, Glenwood and Koosharem, Utah.

Died at latter place 1895.

Sources:

Nordfors, Andrew M.

(son of Peter Nordfors and Margaret Monson). Born February 29, 1832, Upsala, Sweden.

Married:Cathrine Olson December 1863, Kronge Ade, Ragunda, Sweden (daughter of Jens Olson), who was born August 26, 1832, Holja Lith, Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Margaret Josephine born October 13, 1864, married John W. Jackson November 14, 1883;
  2. Cathrine W. born July 17, 1866, married James Bunker April 12, 1889;
  3. Johan Peter born December 1871;
  4. John Axel born September 18, 1873, married Rebecca Roberts 1900;
  5. Agnes Rozina born April 26, 1875, married Oscar Anderson February 1898;
  6. Charles Victor born July 21, 1877;
  7. Emily Matilda born June 20, 1878;
  8. Andrew Leonard born June 19, 1882.

Family resided Bear River City, Glenwood and Annabella, Utah.

High Priest; missionary in northern Sweden 1861-62. Blacksmith.

Sources:

North, Levi

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

_images/North_Levi.jpg

(son of Sidney North and Mary Hawthorne of West Virginia). Born July 17, 1817, in White county, Illinois. Came to Utah with Robert Wimmer September 15, 1852.

Married:Ariminta Howard (daughter of John and Jane Howard), who was born February 25, 1819, in Madison county (near Detroit), Illinois, and came to Utah September 15, 1852, where she died March 12, 1903.
Their children:
  1. Charles Addison born November 14, 1838, married Albertina Silvernia Battleson, who pulled one of the handcarts over the plains, and died March 12, 1903;
  2. Hyrum Bennett, born December 16, 1840, married Leah R. Davis and Priscilla Jane Blair;
  3. Almyra, married Ephraim H. Williams;
  4. Levi Howard, married Annie Maria Morgan;
  5. Ariminta, married Amos B. Fuller;
  6. Merari, married Queen Jackson;
  7. Mary Jane, married A. L. Fuller;
  8. Malinda Howard, married William H. Butterworth;
  9. Margery Annie, married John Price.

Family home Mill Creek, Utah.

Married:Christenia Rassmensen in 1865, who was born in Scandinavia.
Their children:
  1. John Riley;
  2. Rhoda D.;
  3. Hulda;
  4. Kate;
  5. Lula;
  6. Maud;
  7. James.

Missionary to White Mountain, Nevada; ward teacher. Pioneer to Mill Creek. Farmer. Died February 24, 1894.

Sources:

North, Hyrum Bennett

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Levi North and Ariminta Howard). Born December 16, 1840, in Lee County, Iowa. Came to Utah September 15, 1852, with Robert Wimmer company.

Married:Leah R. Davis December 31, 1862, Mill Creek, Utah (daughter of John R. Davis and Mary Miles of Ebbwale, South Wales). She was born May 4, 1846, and came to Utah October 15, 1861, with Ira Eldredge company, walking nil the way from Florence to Utah.
Their children:
  1. Levi (twin) born November 22, 1863, died infant;
  2. Elizabeth (twin) born November 22, 1863, died infant;
  3. Hyrum Thomas born November 8, 1864, died;
  4. Charles David born October 5, 1865 and Amos born April 5, 1866, died;
  5. Mary Ariminta born August 13, 1868, married Charles Neilson January 29, 1889;
  6. Merari Franklin born September 3, 1870 (died April 15, 1909), married Annie Lohr February 20, 1903 (died June 19, 1909, leaving two children, Leah and Harold);
  7. Leah Alwilda born September 15, 1872, died;
  8. Malinda Jane born December 1, 1873, married Peter Sorensen;
  9. Pheba A. born November 30, 1875 (died April 23, 1900), married G. W. Daybell November 2, 1908;
  10. Perry Davis born May 19, 1877, married Cynthia Brunsen March 17, 1898;
  11. Eunice Ann born August 26, 1878, died;
  12. Martha Almira born January 29, 1883, married Robert Daybell.

Family home Charleston, Utah.

Married:Priscilla Jane Blair April 5, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of Harrison Blair and Mary Ann McNutt of Adams county, Illinois, pioneers late in 1857 from California). She was born February 13, 1853, in Adams county, Illinois.
Their children:
  1. William Harrison born May 14, 1870, married Caroline Steadman;
  2. Webster Howard born July 21, 1872, died;
  3. Arthur Mormon born May 30, 1874, married Caroline Blakey;
  4. Ashaet Albert born July 2, 1876, married Mary Steadman;
  5. Milton Blair born September 27, 1878;
  6. Edith Priscilla born February 16, 1881;
  7. Alma born January 22, 1883;
  8. George Addison born July 23, 1884, and Royal Exile born August 29, 1886, died;
  9. Warren Lyman born August 22, 1888, married Hazel Montgomery;
  10. Lorin Harvey born April 4, 1890, married Zella Lewis.

Ordained a seventy February 25, 1859, Mill Creek, Utah; ward teacher. Member of Utah volunteer cavalry, enrolled April 30, 1862. Farmer and ranchman.

Sources:

Norton, Allanson

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of Allen Norton, Granville, New York, and Lucy Wilkinson, born March 3, 1788, in Connecticut). He was born March 26, 1814, at Granville, New York. Came to Utah 1851, John G. Smith company.

Married:Sallie Maria Freeman (daughter of Silas Freeman and Sallie French), who was born April 24, 1817, and came to Utah with her husband; died 1852, Provo, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Harriet Emeline born April 22, 1837, married Leonard Phillips in 1852;
  2. Lucy Ellen born April 1840, married Thomas S. Nixon;
  3. Mary Eliza born July 11, 1842, died Infant;
  4. Emma Louisa born March 10, 1844;
  5. Martha Elmira born September 12, 1846, married Thomas B. Wilde;
  6. Althea Maria born November 1849, married Isaac Lewis;
  7. Sallie Aldura born January 16, 1852, married Joseph Southworth 1861.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Julia Ann Williams in 1856, Salt Lake City (daughter of Andrew B. Williams, died in 1901, McCammon, Idaho, and Abagail Lewis, pioneers 1853). She was born February 24, 1839, Des Moines, Iowa.
Their children:
  1. Lucena born 1857, died infant;
  2. Louella Abagail born April 9, 1860, married Henry D. Lish 1878;
  3. Delinda Amelia born March 3, 1861, married Albert J. Lish 1881;
  4. Alanson, died infant;
  5. William Andrew born August 8, 1865, married Annettie A. Lish November 2, 1886;
  6. Erminnie Valettia born January 1, 1868, married Hyrum P. Lish December 2, 1885;
  7. Ida Elinor born June 17, 1870, married James A. Lewis 1888;
  8. Annie May born May 1, 1874, married Charles A. Romriell 1892;
  9. Charles Ethan born January 6, 1876, married Alice Evans 1900;
  10. George born 1878, died infant;
  11. Clara Grace born July 2, 1881, married James A. Lish November 21, 1896;
  12. Lemuel born May 28, 1883.

Family resides Provo, Salt Lake City, Brigham City, Utah, and McCammon, Idaho.

Married:Maria Jensen (Cutler) 1872, Salt Lake City (daughter of M. C. Jensen and Maren Hansen), who was born January 28, 1846, in Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Elvin J. born January 6, 1877, married Martha Barron September 13, 1899;
  2. Joseph A. born February 14, 1882, died March 14, 1902.

Counselor to Bishop Blackburn of Provo; bishop of McCammon ward, Oneida stake, Idaho; patriarch; filled two missions. Provo City councilman; justice of the peace four years. Purchaser machinery for President Lorenzo Snow’s woolen mills and operated mills for years; said to have operated first woolen and carding mills in Utah. Died August 1904, McCammon, Idaho.

Sources:

Norton, William Andrew

(son of Alanson Norton and Julia Ann Williams). Born August 8, 1866, Coleville, Utah.

Married:Annettie A. Lish November 2, 1886, Albion, Cassia County, Idaho (daughter of William Seely Lish and Fairzina C. Cornwell, pioneers 1850). She was born September 12, 1868, Huntsville, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Alta May born March 14, 1889, married Edwin C. Rouse 1904;
  2. Annettie Ellen born April 7, 1891, married Clifford W. West February 12, 1912;
  3. Julia Fairzina born September 23, 1892, married H. S. Rodd September 28, 1911;
  4. Alanson William born February 22, 1895;
  5. Ethan C. born November 15, 1896;
  6. Hyrum Edmund born December 19, 1898, died infant;
  7. Joseph Lemuel born November 8, 1901.

Family resided McCammon and Pocatello, Idaho.

President of 88th quorum of seventies; high priest; bishop of McCammon ward, Pocatello stake; president YMIA appointed state water commissioner, division 1, April 1, 1913.

Sources:

Norton, James Willey

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(son of David Norton and Elizabeth Benafield of Kentucky). Born August 6, 1822, in Wayne county, Ohio. Came to Utah September 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company.

Married:Nancy Hammer July 8, 1846, Walnut Grove, Iowa (daughter of Austin Hammer and Nancy Elston, former killed at Haun Mill massacre October 30, 1838). She was born October 14, 1829.
Their children:
  1. Amanda M. born April 19, 1847, married John E. Ross;
  2. Nancy P. born January 1, 1849, married Squire Reynolds;
  3. Sarah J. born April 17, 1852;
  4. Rufus W. born August 14, 1853, married Cynthia A. Cooper;
  5. James R., married Martha E. Haws;
  6. Julia I. born July 23, 1855;
  7. Maryette born May 29, 1856, married James N. Southwick;
  8. Leander D. born February 17, 1858, married Martha E. Cooper January 1, 1886;
  9. John F. born April 27, 1860, married Margret Williams;
  10. Rebecca R. born February 3, 1862, married Isaac D. Cooper;
  11. Elizabeth A. born April 20, 1864;
  12. Almyra C. born July 9, 1865, married John Empy;
  13. Alfred S. born December 31, 1868, married Ruth Jones.

Family home Lehi, Utah.

Married:

Mary Ann Rolfe in December 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel J. Rolfe, born August 26, 1794, Concord, New Jersey., and Elizabeth Hathaway, born August 29, 1801, Canton Mills, Oxford County, Maine, married 1819). She was born February 6, 1844, Nauvoo, Illinois, and came to Utah.

Their children:
  1. Samuel Alma born March 15, 1877;
  2. Weltha Ann born June 27, 1879, married Canute Ellingson December 22, 1898;
  3. Elizabeth Rolfe born December 31, 1881, married George Robert Lamb March 11, 1913.

Seventy. Minuteman. Sheriff.

Sources:

Norton, Leander D.

(son of James Willey Norton and Nancy Hammer). Born February 17, 1858, Lehi, Utah.

Married:Martha E. Cooper January 1, 1886, Idaho Falls, Idaho (daughter of Isaac Cooper and Mary E. Stuart, American Fork, Utah, pioneers September 19, 1847, Daniel Spencer company). She was born April 7, 1865.
Their children:
  1. Cynthia U. born November 4, 1887, married Maurice Woffenden;
  2. Leander C. born December 3, 1889;
  3. Martha S. born August 23, 1891;
  4. Leola N. born December 18, 1893;
  5. Mary E. born January 23, 1896;
  6. Greta I. born July 10, 1902;
  7. Ruel I. born January 10, 1907.

Family home Lincoln, Bonneville County, Idaho.

Sources:

Norvill, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of George Norvill and Elizabeth Gould, Paterson, New Jersey). Born June 30, 1800, Paterson. Came to Utah 1851, Alvin Nichols company.

Married:Rachel Cook April 23, 1825, Jersey City, New Jersey, who was born December 5, 1806, and died in New York.
Their children:
  1. Levi;
  2. Rachel A.;
  3. Mary E.
Married:Catherine Force.
Only child:
  1. Emma, married Samuel Dean.
Married:Teresa Cragun. who died January 6, 1897.

First shoemaker at Pleasant View, Utah. Died May 1884, North Ogden.

Sources:

Nowers, Willson Gates

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of Edward Nowers, born February 6, 1781, Brambles Farm, Wye, and Susannah Gates, born January 6, 1794, Dover, Kent, England). Born March 8, 1828, at Dover. Came to Utah October 1, 1851, Orson Pratt oxteam company.

Married:Sarah Anderson June 28, 1855 (daughter of Miles Anderson and Nancy Pace, pioneers October 6, 1851, Alfred Cardon company, married August 9, 1821, in Georgia). She was born December 4, 1828, and came to Utah with parents.
Their children:
  1. Willson Edward born March 14, 1856, died July 30, 1860;
  2. Nancy Kathleen born April 22, 1857, married William Burt;
  3. William Gates born January 27, 1859, married Catherine Lillywhite;
  4. Sarah Susanna born March 25, 1861, married Edward W. Thompson;
  5. John Alfred born March 5, 1863, married Minerva Riddle;
  6. James Albert born November 29, 1864, married Ella May Wileg;
  7. Edwin Lorenzo born January 26, 1867, died December 7, 1869;
  8. Joseph born December 15, 1868, died December 23, 1868.

Family home Beaver, Utah.

High Priest; member of high council. Took active part in protecting early settlers from Indians. Member of Utah militia. First treasurer of Beaver county; county recorder; justice of peace; city councilman; city recorder. Said to be the only pioneer of this name who ever came to Utah.

Sources:

Noyes, Fred F.

(son of John Henry Noyes and Sarah Burrus, former of Connecticut, latter of St. Augustine, Florida). Born December 25, 1847, Albany, New York. Came to Utah September 25, 1865, Caldwell overland, transportation company.

Married:Meria Williams January 22, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter of Gustavious Williams and Meria Andrews, pioneers September 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company). She was born June 29, 1849, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Gustavious born June 11, 1870;
  2. Diantha born May 25, 1872, married John W. Forsyth September 10, 1892;
  3. Fred W. born September 22, 1875, married Nettie Behanen March 15, 1897;
  4. John H. born March 27, 1877, married Edith McDougal March 7, 1903;
  5. Ada born March 16, 1879, married Frank Ostburg December 12, 1899;
  6. Howard S. born January 15, 1882, married May Woolsey November 7, 1905;
  7. Emma born December 28, 1884, married William H. Heaps June 12, 1907;
  8. Frank born October 11, 1886;
  9. Sarah born January 10, 1888, married David Rolleyt September 2, 1908;
  10. Sylvester born December 23, 1890;
  11. Hyrum born May 6, 1892.

Farmer; carpenter.

Sources:

Nuttall, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

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Came to Utah October, 1852, from Liverpool, England.

Married:Mary Langhorn.
Their children:
  1. William;
  2. Leonard John born July 6, 1834, married Elizabeth Clarkson;
  3. Joseph.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Sources:

Nuttall, Leonard John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of William Nuttall and Mary Langhorn). Born July 6, 1834, Liverpool, England. Came to Utah October, 1852.

Married:Elizabeth Clarkson December 25, 1855, at Provo (daughter of Thomas and Kitty Clarkson), who was born 1835.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Ann born April 1, 1857, married George Shumway;
  2. Leonard John born December 5, 1859, married Christina Little;
  3. Thomas Clarkson, married Harriet Self;
  4. Joseph William;
  5. Mary Clarkson;
  6. Eleanor Clarkson, married Malin M. Warner;
  7. Clara Clarkson, married Joseph Giles;
  8. Wilford Clarkson, married Delia Lowe.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Married:Sophia Taylor at Salt Lake City (daughter of John Taylor and Harriet Whitaker of Salt Lake City, pioneers 1847).
Their children:
  1. William Taylor;
  2. Lenora;
  3. Mary.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 20th quorum seventies; missionary to England 1874-75; high councilor of Utah stake; bishop of Kanab ward 1875-77; president Kanab stake 1877-84; private secretary to President John Taylor 1879-87, and to President Wilford Woodruff 1887-92. Probate judge; county recorder and clerk of Utah county; Provo City recorder; territorial superintendent of schools 1881-87; chief clerk of legislature. Colonel in territorial militia; Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Died February 23, 1905, Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Nuttall, Leonard John, Jr.

(son of Leonard John Nuttall and Elizabeth Clarkson). Born December 5, 1859, Provo, Utah.

Married:Christina Little March 11, 1880, St. George, Utah (daughter of James Amasa Little and Anna Matilda Baldwin, Kanab, Utah, pioneers 1848). She was born January 12, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Annie born October 19, 1882;
  2. Josephine born May 30, 1884, died;
  3. Leonard John born July 6, 1887, married Fannie Burns;
  4. Christina born November 21, 1888;
  5. Ethel born May 19, 1890;
  6. James A. born August 4, 1892;
  7. Vernon Malcolm born November 28, 1893;
  8. William born December 2, 1894, died;
  9. Milton Carlos born January 29, 1896, died;
  10. Velma born April 22, 1899;
  11. Rulon born December 20, 1900;
  12. Clarissa born July 28, 1902;
  13. Maurice born December 19, 1904;
  14. Hazel born October 12, 1907.

Family home Lake View, Utah.

Member 123d quorum seventies, president elders and seventies; missionary to England 1884-86 and to central states 1907-10. Justice of peace at Lake View. Farmer.

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Nuttall, Thomas C.

(son of Leonard John Nuttall and Elizabeth Clarkson). Born October 19, 1862, Provo, Utah.

Married:Harriet Self December 6, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter of Anthony and Rebecca Self of England, pioneers 1867). She was born October 27, 1862.
Their children:
  1. John T. born December 17, 1886;
  2. Blanche born September 8, 1887, married Phineas H. Young;
  3. Roscoe S. born January 16, 1891;
  4. Clyde born March 30, 1894, died infant.

President elders quorum in Pioneer stake; first assistant Sunday school superintendent; Sunday school teacher. President Salt Lake Wire and Iron Works.

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Nuttall, Joseph

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of William Nuttall and Mary Langhorn). Born August 31, 1836, in Liverpool, England. Came to Utah October, 1852, with company bringing supply of sugar over plains.

Married:Emily Isabelle Chesley Provo, Utah (daughter of Emily Haws of Provo, came to Utah October 1852, sugar company).

Family home Provo.

Married:Susian Saunsosee Salt Lake City (daughter of Louis Saunsosee and Rebecca Fawcett of Provo, pioneers of 1852). She was born November 28, 1850.
Their children:
  1. Louis William, married Laura McEwan;
  2. Joseph Charles, married Mary Williams;
  3. Francis Henry, married Anny Hall.

Family home Provo.

High Priest; missionary to Great Britain 1896-97. Crossed the plains seven times. Veteran Indian wars. Farmer; butcher.

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Nuttall, Louis William

(son of Joseph Nuttall and Susian Saunsosee). Born July 11, 1869, Provo, Utah.

Married:Laura Saunfah McEwan at Manti, Utah (daughter of Joseph Thompson McEwan and Frenda Naomi Crandall of Provo, pioneers September 1860, J. D. Ross company). She was born September 24, 1871.
Their only child:
  1. Bertha born November 20, 1893, married William F. Abbott.

Family home Provo.

Elder; assistant Sunday school superintendent. Dairyman; fruitgrower.

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Nystrom, Theodore

(son of Peter T. Nystrom, Broby, Sweden). Born September 26, 1870. Came to Utah in 1868.

Married:Almira Mae Taylor June 21, 1900, Salt Lake City (daughter of George Hamilton Taylor and Elmina Shepard), who was born August 11, T871, Salt Lake City.
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