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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.

Oakason, Hans

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Civil war veteran. Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

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(son of Hans Oakason and Chastie Larson of Woldy, Sweden). Born September 12, 1839, Woldy. Came to Utah September 21, 1861, Heber C. Kimball company.

Married:Ingre Stark.
Married:Marie Olsen, Salt Lake City, who was born January 29, 1845, and came to Utah 1862.
Their children:
  1. Emma Elvira born July 8, 1866, married N. J. Harris;
  2. Heber born February 7, 1868, died;
  3. Sarah born July 1, 1871, married Frank Stewart;
  4. Eliza born August 28, 1873, married O. L. Witbeck;
  5. Albert born February 26, 1876, married Lizzie Bergen;
  6. Lillian born January 1, 1879;
  7. John born August 21, 1881;
  8. Alice born July 31, 1884, married Alfred Hatfield;
  9. Mary Ellen born December 27, 1888, married M. N. V. Scully.

High Priest. Veteran fireman, serving 20 years; veteran of Civil war, California volunteer cavalry, Company M, 1864-66. Plasterer and builder.

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Oakley, Ezra

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

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Came to Utah September 30, 1847, John Taylor company.

Married:Elizabeth DeGroot 1852 on Staten Island, New York.
Their children:
  1. Henry, married Mary Baldwin, married Jannette Racket;
  2. John, married Mary Patterson and Louise Jones
  3. Mary Anne, married John Taylor;
  4. James, married Anne Cole, Celia Lane and Fannie Palfryman;
  5. Margaret, married Alfred Best.

Family home Long Island, New York.

Member of seventy. Farmer.

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Odekirk, Isaac

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Jacob and Katherine Odekirk, both of New York. Born April 1, 1809, in New York; came to Utah 1852.

Married:Eliza Dutcher in New York state (daughter of Thomas and Betsey Dutcher, both of New York). She was born February 25, 1814, at Cherry Valley, New York.
Their children:
  1. Betsey, married James Burrosand;
  2. Sarah, married James Caston;
  3. Hannah, married Charles Dana;
  4. Thomas;
  5. Heber born August 5, 1845, married Hannah Brown;
  6. Frank, married Margaret Dana;
  7. John, married Emma McCann.

Family home Ogden, Utah, and Bear Lake, Idaho.

Seventy; teacher. Settled at Ogden, Utah; moved to Bear Lake Valley 1864.

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Odekirk, Heber

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Isaac Odekirk and Eliza Dutcher). Born August 5, 1845, at Nauvoo, Illinois. Came to Utah 1852.

Married:Hannah Brown June 27, 1870, at Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter of William Brown and Hannah Richardson, both of Salt Lake City). She was born August 15, 1853; came to Utah 1852.
Their children:
  1. Isaac William born August 26, 1871, married Hannah Margaret Pace;
  2. Hannah Elizabeth born April 23, 1873, married William Stanley Ashton;
  3. Mary Adalaid born January 19, 1875, married George Julius;
  4. Flora born September 17, 1876;
  5. Heber Thomas born April 29, 1879;
  6. Hilda born February 23, 1881;
  7. Franklin born December 7, 1883;
  8. Peter Richardson born February 9, 1886;
  9. Sarah Amy born May 31, 1888;
  10. Wilford LeRoy born May 15, 1891;
  11. Fern born July 8, 1893;
  12. Afton born August 2, 1895.

Elder; teacher; home missionary; member of YMMIA, Garden City, Idaho. Settled at Bear Lake, Idaho, 1864; moved to Ashley Valley 1884. County commissioner. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Odekirk, Isaac William

(son of Heber Odekirk and Hannah Brown). Born August 26, 1871, at Smithfield, Utah.

Married:Hannah Margaret Pace October 23, 1890, at Vernal, Utah (daughter of John Alma Lawrence Pace and Susanna Taylor, both of Thistle Junction, Utah). She was born November 11, 1873.
Their children:
  1. Harvey Eugene born September 8, 1891, died in infancy;
  2. Heber Lawrence born August 7, 1894;
  3. Isaac Warren born October 2, 1896, died at birth;
  4. Hyrum born September 12, 1898;
  5. Doris born December 15, 1899;
  6. Preston Pace born October 27, 1901;
  7. Mary Hannah born March 21, 1903;
  8. Cleland Pace born September 21, 1904;
  9. Alma Nichols born March 19, 1906;
  10. John Ford born July 18, 1908;
  11. William Benton born April 7, 1911.

Family home Myton, Utah.

High Priest; bishop’s counselor; Sunday school superintendent; high councilor. Conducted U. S. forage station one year 1901. Farmer and merchant.

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Odell, Thomas George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Gregory Fleming Odell and Elizabeth Hopkins of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England). Born January 3, 1823, at Leighton Buzzard. Came to Utah September 30, 1861, in the Homer Duncan Independent company.

Married:Ann Newman 1846 in London, England. (daughter of Charles Newman and Sarah Davis of London).
Their children:
  1. Annie Sarah born March 27, 1847;
  2. George Thomas born December 4, 1848;
  3. Charles born July 20, 1851;
  4. Harry Edward born August 5, 1860.

Family home London, England.

Married:

Mary Ann Cato 1867 at Salt Lake City (daughter of Charles Cato and Ann Higbee of Tring, Herefordshire, England, pioneers of 1858, Jesse B. Martin handcart company). She was born August 19, 1833.

Only child was:
  1. Joseph Odell born March 15, 1870, Ogden, Utah, who married Louise Torgeson May 15, 1895.

City councilman and recorder. Newspaper man in Salt Lake City and Ogden.

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Odell, George Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Thomas George Odell and Ann Newman). Born December 4, 1848, London, England. Came to Utah September 30, 1861.

Married:Florence Caroline Grant May 10, 1872, Ogden, Utah (daughter of Joshua Frederick Grant and Louise Marie Goulet of Salt Lake City, pioneers 1847). She was born May 11, 1851, Kanesville, Iowa.
Their children:
  1. Thomas George born April 3, 1873;
  2. Joshua Frederick born August 10, 1875;
  3. Florence Louise born June 2, 1878;
  4. Adelaide Eugene born November 11, 1885;
  5. Ethel Marie born June 11, 1892.

Family resided at Ogden and Salt Lake City.

Living in London, England, until 12 years and 5 months of age, he did everything that a boy of that age could, even to selling papers, when not in school. His education was obtained through the Home and Colonial school of London, prior to coming to Utah in 1861, with his parents, by oxteam in the Homer Duncan independent company. They located at Ogden. From October, 1861 to 1866, he was employed on a farm, which his father owned. In 1866 he went to Bear River, Box Elder county, to a place called “Hampton’s Bridge” a station on the Wells-Fargo Company stage line, and remained there 2 years. In 1869 moved from Bear River to Corinne. The town was just started and there he engaged with the construction company for the building of the Union Pacific railroad and remained with it until the completion of the lines at Promontory, Utah. He left Promontory on the morning that Governor Stanford, of California, drove the golden spike. From there following the Union Pacific east into the Bitter Creek country, remaining with that company working on bridges until some time in 1871. From early 1871 to 1879 he was a brakeman and conductor on the Central Pacific railroad running between Ogden and San Francisco and worked between Ogden. Toano and Wells, Nevada. In 1879 he went the way of most conductors and determined to enter a commercial life and started in the produce and commission business on ‘24th street, Ogden, operating there successfully for a little over 2 years. In 1883 he went to Bullionville, Nevada, for the Bullionville Smelting Company, whose interests were safeguarded by Messrs. W. H. Godbe and Benjamin Hampton, and remained there until the winter season of 1883 and 1884, at which time their business in Nevada closed down. In the winter season of 1883 and 1884 he came to Salt Lake City and started with the aid of Messrs. Heber J. Grant and Joshua F. Grant the implement and vehicle business under the title of Grant-Odell & Company; in a little over a year this was changed to Grant-Odell & Company (incorporated). In 1885 the business was merged into the Co-operative Wagon & Machine Company and remained under that title until 1902. In 1902 it was merged with the Consolidated Implement Company and since 1902 he has been general manager of the Consolidated Wagon & Machine Company, which operates at some 60 points in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and eastern Nevada, and whose annual sales are about three million dollars. The company’s paid up capitalization is two and a half million dollars. He is a director in the Utah State National bank and the Bank of Garland; vice-president and director of the George Romney Lumber Company; director HJ Grant & Company, insurance agency; vice-president and director of the board of governors of the Commercial club. Salt Lake City; director of the Pittsburgh-Salt Lake Oil Company; vice-president and director of Rich Lands Irrigation Company; vice-president and director of the Rexburg Drug Company Rexburg, Idaho; vice-president and director of the Wright Mercantile Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho; director of the Opex Consolidated Mines Company, of Utah; president and director Odell Wright Investment Company; director in the Utah Independent Telephone Company; director in the Sugar City Hardware & Lumber Company Sugar City, Idaho; vice-president and member of board of directors of the Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company, and vice-president and director of the Farmers’ and Stock growers’ bank.

Mr. Odell is well known in eastern business circles. He is a member of the Alta and Commercial clubs of Salt Lake City, also a member of Wasatch Lodge No. 1, Free and Accepted Masons and Knights Templar and Shriner.

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Odell, Joseph

(son of Thomas George Odell and Mary Ann Cato). Born March 15, 1870, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Louise Torgeson May 15, 1895, Logan, Utah (daughter of Knud Torgeson and Gurinda Fredrickson of Risor Norway, pioneers 1863, John Needham company). She was born June 18, 1870.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Conrad born May 1, 1896;
  2. Florence Louise born September 23, 1898;
  3. Afton born November 13, 1901;
  4. Wesley T. born December 9, 1906.

Family home Logan, Utah.

Printer and publisher; as well as photographer by profession. Chairman of Republican party organization in Cache Valley for many years. Now postmaster at Logan, Utah.

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Ogden, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

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(son of Thomas Ogden, born 1791, and Olive Lumax, born October, 1782, Little Sever, near Bolton, England). He was born October 28, 1820, at Tone, Lancashire, England. Came to Utah September 24, 1868, Edward T. Mumford company.

Married:Mary Vickers (daughter of William Vickers and Mary Greenhalgh), who was born October 6, 1819, at Hallith Wood, near Bolton. Came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. James born January 7, 1845, married Alice Wray August 24, 1872, married Betsy Marsh October 12, 1874;
  2. Mary Ann born December 26, 1847, married William C. B. Orrocks November 1, 1869;
  3. Thomas born September 25, 1849, married Ann Marsh March 31, 1873, married Hannah Wells October 3, 1884;
  4. Jane born January 26, 1852, married Henry D. Dall October 9, 1871;
  5. William born August 25, 1854, married Emma Fraser October 25, 1877;
  6. John born January 31, 1857, married Martha M. Outzen December 6, 1882;
  7. Joseph born August 31, 1859, married Hannah M. Christensen March 26, 1885.

Family resided Santaquin and Richfield/

President of elders quorum; member of high council. City councilman. President of Co-op, store at Richfield.

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Ogden, William Jr.

(son of William Ogden and Mary Vickers). Born August 25, 1854, Hallith-Wood, Tong, England.

Married:Emma Fraser October 25, 1877, St. George (daughter of Alexander Fraser and Sarah Scott, pioneers September 16, 1868, John Gillespie company). She was born October 30, 1859, Kirtintilloch, Stirling, Scotland.
Their children:
  1. Alice Robena born March 9, 1879, married Christian P. Christensen October, 1903;
  2. Junius Francis born October 18, 1881, married Alice Jackson June 4, 1909;
  3. Daisy May born December 20, 1883, married George P. Hansen October 23, 1907;
  4. Laura Emma (twin) born August 20, 1887;
  5. Lottie Jane (twin) born August 20, 1887;
  6. William George born February 5, 1893;
  7. Violet Rozelle born August 22, 1895;
  8. Owen Miles born February 17, 1899.

Family home Richfield, Utah.

Missionary to England 1889, and to northern states 1907; ward clerk; clerk high council; first counselor to president high priests quorum; bishop’s counselor. County commissioner four years; school trustee 21 years; city councilman; city recorder.

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Ogden, Joseph

(son of William Ogden and Mary Vickers). Born August 31, 1859, Hallith-Wood, England.

Married:Hannah M. Christensen March 25, 1885. St. George, Utah (daughter of Hans and Johannah M. Christensen, pioneers 1862, Christian A. Madsen company).
Their children:
  1. Joseph L. born January 13, 1886;
  2. Rhoda A. born October 17, 1889, married George Dobson June 23, 1909;
  3. Milo C. born November 27, 1891;
  4. Rodney C. born February 2, 1898, and Grant born March 24, 1900, died;
  5. Emma M. born December 31, 1901;
  6. Morris D. born July 6, 1906.

Missionary to Great Britain 1893-94, and 1903-04; president Bristol conference 22 months; clerk of elders quorum; superintendent of Sunday school; member of high council. Teacher LDS high school one year; county surveyor Sevier county; assistant professor University of Utah two years.

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Ogilvie, George

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Mormon Pioneer of 1855.

(son of George Byers Ogilvie and Barbara Elizabeth Mattatahl of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada). Born April 24, 1834, at Halifax. Came to Utah September 7, 1855, Noah T. Guymon company.

Married:Eliza Ann Hales March 2, 1857, Big Cottonwood, Utah (daughter of Charles Henry Hales, born June 17, 1817, and Julia Ann Lockwood, born August 10, 1824, both in Canada, pioneers September 29, 1847, Edward Hunter company). She was born November 27, 1840, Quincy, Illinois.
Their children:
  1. Eliza Ann born April 16, 1858, married John W. Coons;
  2. George William born March 15, 1860, married Cosmelia E. Farnsworth;
  3. Mary Isabelle born July 17, 1862, married Raleigh Jones;
  4. Charles Henry born March 13, 1864, died February 4, 1885;
  5. Joseph Smith born July 1867, died Infant.

Family resided Spanish Fork and Richfield, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher. Sheriff of Sevier county 1873-74. Early settler to Sevier and Utah counties. Served as guard in Echo Canyon war; Black Hawk Indian war veteran.

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Olson, Gustave Adolphus

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Jepea Ohlson and Bothilda Pramberg of Lund, Sweden). Born August 31, 1828, at Lund. Came to Utah 1863, Enoch Reese company.

Married:Elena Anderson 1850, Malmo, Sweden (daughter of Anna Rosequest of Malmo), who was born December 18, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Arthur Frederick;
  2. Hilma Marthina;
  3. Thor Wilhelm;
  4. William Leve;
  5. Emma Gustava, died infant;
  6. Charles Gustaf;
  7. Joseph Valdemar, died aged 12;
  8. Ellen Sophrona born March 2, 1861, married William Alfred Biddle January 3, 1884;
  9. Hyrum, married Alice Biddle;
  10. Anna Lovisa;
  11. Oscar Emil;
  12. Frithooff;
  13. Francis Julius, died infant;
  14. Alfred.
Married:Anna Mortensen March 4, 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of Morton Mortensen and Marian Larson of Sweden), who was born March 8, 1845, in Sweden.
Their children:
  1. Anna Rosina born July 30, 1868;
  2. Emma Augusta born February 2, 1870, married Thomas H. Carr;
  3. Selma Elnora born February 6, 1872, married Joseph Cafe;
  4. Mary Charlotta born May 28, 1874, died aged 5;
  5. Ada Cornelia born April 14, 1876, married John J. Murphy;
  6. Elvira V. born July 16, 1878, married Joseph Higginbotham;
  7. David H. born August 6, 1880, died Infant;
  8. Evelyn born February 26, 1882, married George H. Freecy;
  9. John Edgar born June 1, 1884, died infant.

Family resided Ogden, Utah.

Missionary to Sweden 1865-67; high priest. Tinsmith. Died December 11, 1912. Murray, Utah.

Warning

Utah death certificate shows a birth date of “Aug 1, 1828” while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows “August 31, 1828”.

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Okerlund, Ole

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of Jeppie Olsen, born April 29, 1803, and Elsie Swensen of Sweden). Born September 16, 1829. Came to Utah September 22, 1861, Samuel A. Woolley company.

Married:Bengta Carlson December 20, 1854 (daughter of Pehr Carlson and Kjaiste Johnson, married 1829; former died in Sweden, latter pioneer October, 1863). She was born August 1, 1832.
Their children:
  1. Charles P. born May 28, 1856, married Harriett Blackburn 1881;
  2. Hilda born February 20, 1859, died in Sweden;
  3. Matilda born October 14, 1860, married Wilford Ivie November 1880;
  4. George W. born November 9, 1862, married Lydia Hunt May 14, 1890;
  5. Lydia born July 11, 1864, married Jacob A. Ivie 1882;
  6. Hannah born April 23, 1866, married Thomas H. Jakeman November 30, 1885;
  7. Albertina born June 15, 1868, married Ammon Hunt May 11, 1890;
  8. Ole A. born September 17, 1870, married Katie Oldroyd August 20, 1894;
  9. Mary E. born February 12, 1873, married Andrew Anderson 1899;
  10. Orilla B. born March 31, 1877, married Delbert Harris November 1905;
  11. Edward born September 18, 1879, married Reba Blackburn April 3, 1905.

Family resided Mt. Pleasant, Salina, Gunnison, Scipio and Loa, Utah.

Missionary in Sweden four years; superintendent of Sunday school; president of high priests quorum; home missionary. Veteran Indian wars.

Warning

Utah death certificate shows a birth date of “September 17, 1829” while Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah shows a birth date of “September 16, 1829”

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Okerlund, George W.

(son of Ole Okerlund and Bengta Carlson). Born November 9, 1862, Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Married:Lida Hunt May 14, 1890, Manti, Utah (daughter of Thomas Hunt and Hannah Moon, pioneers September 21, 1861, Samuel Woolley company). She was born April 2, 1866, Monroe, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Ivan born May 10, 1891;
  2. Ruth born January 23, 1893;
  3. Berta born December 3, 1895;
  4. Dalton Hunt born August 16, 1897;
  5. Loren Clair born January 17, 1899;
  6. Esther born January 24, 1905.

High priest; missionary to Sweden 1901-1903. Worked on Manti temple. Bishop of Loa ward.

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Okey, Edwin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1848.

(parents resided at Gloucestershire, England). Came to Utah about 1848.

Married:Mary Pitt, Gloucestershire, England.
Their children:
  1. Daniel, married Jane Green;
  2. Elizabeth, married James Spratty;
  3. Sarah Celestia, married Albert Marsh;
  4. Baby, died;
  5. Edwin, married Mary Ellen Clark;
  6. Joseph Moroni, married Synthia Adams.

Family resided Kaysville. American Fork and Salt Lake City, Utah.

High priest. Shoemaker. Died about 1855, Salt Lake City.

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Okey Edwin, Jr.

(son of Edwin Okey and Mary Pitt). Born March 10, 1852, Kaysville, Utah.

Married:Mary Ellen Clark January 19, 1874 Salt Lake City (daughter of George Clark and Catherine Gascoigne of Pinxton, Derbyshire, England, pioneers October 4, 1863, Horton D. Haight company). She was born September 12, 185b
Their children:
  1. Harriet Ada born November 7, 1874, died;
  2. Catherine born October 1, 1876, married Willard McDaniel;
  3. Mary Ruth born March 15, 1879, married Frank Devey;
  4. Charlotte Ellen born October 5, 1881, married William born Smith;
  5. Sarah Adelaide born August 28, 1884, married Joseph Devey;
  6. George Edwin born January 19, 1886, died;
  7. Lucy Elizabeth born June 21, 1888, married Frank Healey;
  8. Harvey Clark born December 6, 1890, married Zella Cox;
  9. Lavina born November 22, 1892;
  10. Martha Hortense born January 15, 1894, died;
  11. Lester Clark born December 1, 1895.

Family home Alpine, Utah.

Member elders quorum. Pioneer of American Fork 1858, moved to Alpine about 1872. Teamster; farmer. Died October 28, 1904.

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Oleson, Jorgen

Born May 10, 1822, Kosteslev, Fyen Amt, Denmark. Came to Utah October, 1868.

Married:Kjersten Hansen, who was born December 8, 1820.
Their children:
  1. Annie C. born March 4, 1847, married Henry Hanson;
  2. Catherine, married Christen Christensen;
  3. Hans, married Sena Christensen;
  4. Olna, married Peter P. Hansen.

Died at Spanish Fork.

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Oliver, Francis

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Frank Oliver and Mariah Batton of England). Born June 12, 1825, Brown Condover, England. Came to Utah September 25, 1866, John D. Holladay company.

Married:Elizabeth Bailey February 5, 1848, in England (daughter of James and Ann Bailey of same country).
Their children:
  1. Emily, married Thomas H. White;
  2. Elizabeth born July 31, 1849 died August 18, 1866, on plains;
  3. Ann, married James Rice;
  4. Francis born September 2, 1855, died December 5, 1856;
  5. Mary Jane, married Joseph Hadfield;
  6. William F. born September 2, 1860, died November 2, 1861.

Family home Salina, Utah.

Died January 29, 1905, Riverside, Utah.

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Oliver, Harrison

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Mormon Pioneer of 1850.

(son of Samuel N. F. Oliver of Kentucky). Born March 29, 1800. Came to Utah September 23, 1850, Perrigrine Sessions company.

Married:Dorothy Martin 1824, Louisville, Kentucky. (daughter of William Martin and Hannah Adams of same state). She was born in Kentucky, 1804, and died 1828.
Their children:
  1. Samuel N. F., died aged 18;
  2. William, died child;
  3. Martin, died aged 21;
  4. Sarah, died infant.

Family home Louisville, Kentucky.

Married:Hannah Martin 1832, Louisville, Kentucky. (daughter of William Martin and Hannah Adams, pioneers 1850, Perrigrine Sessions company). She was born January 27, 1812, at Louisville, and died January 24, 1853.
Their children:
  1. William T., married Nancy Lovern;
  2. Edward McClelland, died aged 27;
  3. Lamira Jane, married George Allen and Christopher Tippel;
  4. Arabelle, married James Montague;
  5. Dorothy, died infant. Emily Frances, married Alexander G. Davis;
  6. Polly, died infant.

Family resided Kentucky and Illinois.

Married:Rebecca Butler September, 1853, Salt Lake City (daughter of Charles Butler and Lovisa J. Heron of Ogden and Salt Lake City; came to Utah 1850, Perrigrine Sessions company). She was born March 19, 1828.
Their children:
  1. Hannah M., married Mr. Reid, married Mr. Johnson;
  2. Harrison;
  3. Charles F., married Lizzie Carter;
  4. John;
  5. Juliet, died aged 20.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Bishop. Veteran Indian wars. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Oliver, Samuel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1860. Counselor in the bishopric nearly 35 years.

(son of William Oliver and Susan Fletcher, latter of Barrington, England). Born December 25, 1840, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire, England. Came to Utah September 15, 1860, Ira Eldredge company.

Married:Fannie Emma Barnes September 6, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of J. S. Barnes and Jane Lee).
Their children:
  1. Minnie Ann born August 18, 1871, married John L. Scott;
  2. Samuel William born March 13, 1873, died 1891;
  3. Sarah Jane born February 15, 1876, died 1905;
  4. Alma A. Morris;
  5. Susan Ada born December 16, 1877, married Edward A. Gustaveson;
  6. Lydia May born May 19, 1881, died;
  7. Mary born May 21, 1884;
  8. Joseph Smith born October 23, 1886;
  9. John Lee born March 22, 1889.

Family home East Mill Creek, Utah.

Patriarch; counselor in the bishopric nearly 35 years. School trustee ten years; justice of the peace ten years. Farmer.

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Ollorton, John

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He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1856 but died while crossing the plains as a handcart company member.

(son of Thomas and Betty Ollorton of Croston, Lancashire, England). Born April 20, 1800, at Croston. Started for Utah in Edward Martin “frozen” handcart company, died en route, as did fully one-fourth of this company of 600. The remnant of this family arrived in Salt Lake City December 1, 1856.

Married:Alice Dandy 1823, Eccleston, Lancashire, England. (daughter of James Dandy and Elizabeth Ogden of Eccleston, England), who died November 20, 1856, near Sandy Creek, Wyoming.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth, married James Wilson;
  2. Seth, married Jane Rogerson;
  3. Esther, married Daniel Ashton;
  4. John, married Dinnah Dickerson;
  5. Elizabeth;
  6. James;
  7. Ellen, married William Howson;
  8. Alice and Hannah, died;
  9. Jane Ann, married James R. McPherson;
  10. Margret;
  11. Henry;
  12. Sarah, married George Eatough.

Elder. Died November 12, 1856, at the “Three Crossings” of the Sweetwater river, which had become a veritable graveyard of those who perished from the hardships of the fateful journey across the frozen desert.

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Olsen, Andrew

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Niels Larsen of Denmark). Came to Utah in 1854, Murdock oxteam company.

Married:Boletta Larsen 1857, in Denmark (daughter of Niels Larsen).
Their children:
  1. Cena born May 30, 1858, married Charles Swasey;
  2. Andrew born August 20, married Caroline Johansen;
  3. Lewis born April 7, married May Westwood;
  4. May born May 24, ____, married Lewis Halverson;
  5. Edward, married Viola Worthing;
  6. Frederick, married Laura Worthing;
  7. George, married Nancy Hanson.

Family home was in Iowa and Moroni, Utah.

Married:Jardean Olson, Spring City, Utah (daughter of Martin Olson, later in the Endowment house at Salt Lake City). She was born October 4, 1858.
Their children:
  1. James, married Nerve Kofoed;
  2. Alfred;
  3. Anne, married Joshua Anderson;
  4. Caroline, married Thomas McGann;
  5. Chasta, married John Teakin;
  6. Lena, married Mr. Peterson;
  7. Malle;
  8. Eva;
  9. Luella, died aged 2.

Family home Castle Dale, Utah.

Member dominant church and was a farmer. Died at Boneta, Uinta county, Utah.

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Olsen, Bengt

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Ole Bengtson and Ella Svenson of Stora Uppiakra, Sweden). Born February 5, 1824 at Stora Uppriakra. Came to Utah September 26, 1862, James Wareham Independent company.

Married:Wilhelmina Petersen (daughter of Paul Petersen and Badel Anderson of Denmark). She was born January 15, 1823.
Their children:
  1. Charles F. born July 25, 1857 (adopted), married Thurza Ward;
  2. Josephine born March 18, 1860, died;
  3. Benjamin F. born April 13, 1862, married Emily Clark;
  4. Joseph Reuben born November 7, 1864, married Mary Frances Jefferies and Josephine C. Josephson;
  5. Margrett born April 24, 1866, married William John Cawley.

Family home Big Cottonwood, Utah.

Farmer and painter. Died December, 1908.

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Olsen, Joseph Reuben

(son of Bengt Olsen and Wilhelmina Petersen). Born November 7, 1864, Big Cottonwood, Utah.

Married:Mary Frances Jefferies June 19, 1889, Logan, Utah (daughter of William Jefferies and Mary Frances Old of Grantsville, Utah).
Their children:
  1. Joseph William born October 24, 1890, married Erma Crompton;
  2. Harold Reuben born November 5, 1893;
  3. Albert Jefferies born December 13, 1895.

Family home Grantsville, Utah.

Married:Josephine C. Josephson September 15, 1897, Logan, Utah (daughter of Andrews M. Josephson and Arma Anderson of Brigham City, Utah, pioneers September 5, 1863, John F. Sanders company). She was born January 11, 1877.
Their children:
  1. Josephine born February 19, 1899;
  2. Joseph Reuben born July 26, 1900;
  3. Mary born July 12, 1902;
  4. Karl L. Grand born June 5, 1904;
  5. Farris Mozart born June 4, 1907, died;
  6. Hard Arma born February 20, 1910;
  7. Lillian Bodel born February 13, 1912.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Sheep Inspector of Box Elder county three years, and county sheriff since 1911. Farmer and sheep raiser.

Sources:

Olsen, Carl Steen

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Ole Thorson and Guri Aslaksdater of Risor, Norway). Born December 10, 1830, Risor, Norway. Came to Utah 1866.

Married:Maren Marie Wrolsdater August 14, 1858, Risor, Norway (daughter of Wrol Evansen and Karen Thorsdater of Risor, Norway, pioneers 1866). She was born March 25, 1837.
Their children:
  1. Ole, married Hanna Kaspara;
  2. Wrol Christian, married Sophie Louise Peterson;
  3. Thor Gurnellus, died, and buried at sea;
  4. Guro;
  5. Karen Olene born August 23, 1866, died on plains;
  6. Theodore Ephraim;
  7. Joseph;
  8. Amanda Marie.

Family resided Farmington, Utah, and Ovid, Idaho.

Member 146th quorum seventies; high priest. Walked and drove lame oxen all the way across the plains for eight weeks; had 3 yoke of oxen when they started, but had only one yoke when they arrived at Salt Lake.

Sources:

Olsen, Wrol C.

(son of Carl Olsen and Maren Marie Wrolsdater). Born March 7, 1861, Risor, Norway.

Married:Sophia Louise Peterson March 19, 1883, Ovid, Idaho (daughter of Henry and Marian Peterson of Ovid, pioneers). She was born October 2, 1864, and died May 24, 1894.
Their children:
  1. Mary Louise born July 2, 1884, died July 21, 1890;
  2. Amanda born July 2, 1887, married Retis Cooper;
  3. Edna Matilda born May 12, 1889;
  4. Wrolf Christian born October 6, 1891;
  5. Edith born May 19, 1894, died May 26, 1894.
Married:Ingeborg Holmquist October 11, 1898.
Their children:
  1. John Fritijef born January 8, 1900, died October 21, 1902;
  2. Wilford K. born February 2, 1903;
  3. Henry La Vod born July 19, 1905;
  4. Sarah Geneva born April 29, 1907.

Family home lona, Idaho.

Member 156th quorum seventies; missionary to Norway 1899-1902, and 1907-09.

Sources:

Olsen, Charles C.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Ole and Carrie Olsen of Norway). Born April 2, 1824, Christiana, Norway. Came to Utah 1854.

Married:Eveline Benson in 1856, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jerome Benson and Mary Rhodes, pioneers 1850, Ezra T. Benson company). She was born February 28, 1835.
Their children:
  1. Charles Messenger born June 27, 1857, died;
  2. Mary Caroline born August 30, 1858, married Joseph Bartholomew 1883;
  3. Oscar Alfred born August 4, 1860, married Rachel Weach 1894;
  4. Eveline Amelia born November 28, 1862, married Austin Evans 1893;
  5. Logan N. born September 22, 1864, died July 1884;
  6. Rosa born November 26, 1866, died June 1884;
  7. Louie born June 22, 1868, died July 1884;
  8. Alma born February 19, 1870, died November 1870;
  9. Vendee born July 13, 1871, died April 4, 1875;
  10. Elam born February 26, 1873;
  11. Virginia Aurilla born February 9, 1875, married Frank Curtis 1901;
  12. George Leo born June 1877, died.

Family home Logan, Utah.

Seventy; acting teacher. Cabinet maker and farmer. Died May 12, 1887, Layton, Arizona.

Sources:

Olsen, Oscar Alfred

(son of Charles and Eveline Benson). Born August 4, 1860.

Married:Rachel Weach October 1, 1894, Layton, Ariz, (daughter of Joseph Weach and Emma Wilkins).
Their children:
  1. Joseph Alfred born July 5, 1895;
  2. Emma born June 24, 1897;
  3. Howard born December 1, 1901;
  4. Harry (twin) born March 27, 1903;
  5. Harold, (twin) born March 27, 1903;
  6. Lola born April 9, 1905;
  7. Louis born July 24, 1909;
  8. Glenna born August 31, 1911.
Sources:

Olsen, Chresten J.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Jens Olsen and Anne Kjersten of Aalborg, Denmark). Born August 1, 1803, Aalborg, Denmark. Came to Utah October 5, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen

Married:Anne Nielsen (daughter of Peter Nielsen and Kjersten Nielsen), who was born March 18, 1803.
Their children:
  1. Mette Kjersten born February 3, 1830, died on way to Utah;
  2. Karen Marie born May 11, 1832;
  3. Chrestine born August 13, 1834;
  4. Nekoline born April 26, 1836;
  5. James born March 27, 1839;
  6. Else Marie born February 26, 1841;
  7. Margrete born 1843;
  8. Chresten born October 1847.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

High priest. Farmer and stockraiser. Died 1869.

Sources:

Olsen, James

(son of Chresten J. Olsen and Anne Nielsen). Born March 27, 1839, Aalborg, Denmark. Emigrated from Copenhagen, December, 1852, in first regularly organized company from Scandinavia, arrived in Utah 1853.

Married:Marie Petersen January 28, 1862, Brigham City, Utah (daughter of James O. Petersen and Anne Jensen, pioneers 1856, James G. Willie handcart company). She was born September 9, 1846.
Their children:
  1. James W. born December 22, 1862;
  2. Christian L. born February 28, 1864;
  3. Anne M. born December 1, 1865;
  4. Joseph H. born October 13, 1867;
  5. Hyrum born September 26, 1869;
  6. Lovenus born August 18, 1871;
  7. Alma born March 3, 1875;
  8. Nephi P. born December 12, 1876;
  9. Mary E. born August 24, 1878;
  10. Sarah born April 19, 1882;
  11. Moses born August 13, 1883;
  12. Helana born July 1, 1888.

President of high priest quorum Box Elder stake. Held civil offices for 20 years in Cache county and precinct.

Sources:

Olsen, Christian

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Mormon Pioneer of 1859.

(son of Ole Bartelsen, born about 1781, and Maria Johnson, born November 17, 1782, both of Raade, Norway). Born January 21, 1825, at Raade. Came to Utah September 15, 1859, Robert Nelsen oxteam company.

Married:Annie Ellington May 20, 1859 (daughter of Anart and Gubjer Ellington, married 1834, Christiana, Norway). She was born December 27, 1835.
Their children:
  1. Orson born November 11, 1860, married Mary Ann Smith February 24, 1886;
  2. Christian born September 25, 1862, died;
  3. Agnes born April 11, 1864, married John Maughan October 10, 1881;
  4. Annie born May 12, 1866, married John Palmer June 21, 1909;
  5. Joseph born March 27, 1868, married Lorette Smith January 24, 1895;
  6. Nephi born September 20, 1870, married Katie Hawkins December 12, 1900;
  7. Hyrum born March 17, 1873, died;
  8. Martha born May 7, 1875, married William Lundquist January 22, 1902;
  9. Wilford born November 22, 1877, married Luella Norton March 17, 1909;
  10. Millie born September 10, 1879, married Niels Nelsen December 12, 1900.

High Priest; missionary to Norway 1886-88; president of Scandinavians, Weston ward; president of ward teachers. Settled in Salt Lake City 1859, moved to Logan 1861, and to Weston in 1869.

Sources:

Olsen, Frederick

Note

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

Born in Denmark. Came to Utah September 13, 1857, Chris Christiansen handcart company.

Married:Mary Justisen in Denmark (daughter of Lars Justisen of same country), who was born September 1, 1820, in Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Hannah, died;
  2. Ole born January 19, 1851, married Elsie L. King;
  3. Andrew, married Stena Nielsen;
  4. Lewis, died infant;
  5. Levi, died infant;
  6. Livy, married Olive Hitchcock;
  7. Mary, died child;
  8. Fredrick, married Martha Stevens;
  9. Diantha, died infant;
  10. Hannah, died infant;
  11. Baby, died infant.

Family home Spring City, Utah.

Married:Matilda Jensen 1869, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Lewis, married B’yot Hansen;
  2. Mary, married Gustave Iverson;
  3. Fredrick Jr., married Cornelia Rigley, married Nellie Taylor;
  4. Sarah;
  5. Deloss, married Mary Osborne.

Family home Spring City and Ferron, Utah.

Veteran Black Hawk war. Seventy; high priest; bishop Monroe ward one and a half years; bishop Spring City ward 14 years; bishop Ferron ward 25 years; patriarch. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Farmer.

Sources:

Olsen, Livy

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Mormon Pioneer of 1857.

(son of Frederick Olsen and Mary Justisen). Born December 1, 1856, Copenhagen, Denmark. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Olive M. Hitchcock May 3, 1905, Ferron, Utah (daughter of Franklin Hitchcock and Rosetta Cook of Fillmore, Utah).
Their children:
  1. Ferrell born February 15, 1906;
  2. Lewis born February 10, 1908;
  3. Justin born March 20, 1910.

Family home Ferron, Utah.

Member 149th quorum seventies; missionary to northern states 1900-02. Acting ward clerk Ferron; sheriff of Emery county two years. Assistant Sunday school superintendent. President town board; president Ferron Creek Canal & Reservoir Co; president Independent Canal & Reservoir Company Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Olsen, Ole

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of Frederick Olsen and Mary Justisen). Born January 19, 1851, in Denmark. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Elsie King, Salt Lake City (daughter of Eleazar King and Mary Caroline Fowler), who was born March 17, 1853, Manti, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Mary born February 8, 1872, married James Nelson;
  2. Caroline born November 14, 1873, married Christian Nelson;
  3. Diantha born January 25, 1876, married James Watt;
  4. Cella born May 10, 1877, married Erastus Nelson;
  5. Ole born June 16, 1879;
  6. Hannah born September 1, 1884, married Joseph Cameron Jr.;
  7. Arthur born October 1886, married Delia Peterson;
  8. Leonard born December 21, 1888;
  9. Ervin born April 8, 1892, married Rhoda Worthen;
  10. Kenneth born December 21, 1894.

Family resided Spring City and Ferron, Utah.

Seventy; high priest. Black Hawk war veteran. Farmer, and stockraiser.

Sources:

Olsen, Gustave

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Olivis Olsen and Kirria Anderson of Swentup. Sweden). Born 1820, in Sweden. Came to Utah 1864, Captain Preston company.

Married:Johanna Anderson 1840, Sweden, who was born February 10, 1810.
Their children:
  1. Mary, married George Langlois;
  2. Stova F., married D. F. Thomas;
  3. Matilda, married A. Sprague.

Family home Huntsville, Utah.

Seventy; president of a branch in Sweden; patriarch. Farmer. Died December 27, 1911, Ogden, Utah.

Sources:

Olsen, Hans

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Mormon Pioneer of 1847.

(son of Lars Olsen). Born May 1, 1800, in Sweden. Came to Utah September 29, 1847, John Taylor company.

Married:Chasta Okersen, who was born June 1800.
Their children:
  1. Benta;
  2. Eliza, married Niels B. Nielsen;
  3. Ola;
  4. Johanna, married Wiley P. Alfred;
  5. Ingrie, married Peter Nielsen;
  6. Peter born 1836;
  7. Niels;
  8. Hannah, married Orange Seeley.

Family home Sweden.

Farmer. Died January 1896, Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Sources:

Olsen, Hans

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Ole Olsen and Anna Hansen of Wabensted, Maribo, Isle of Laaland, Denmark). Born December 22, 1839, at Wabensted. Came to Utah September 29, 1866, Peter Nebeker company.

Married:Hannah Madsen September 29, 1868, Wanship, Utah (daughter of Lars and Taren Madsen of Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark; latter came to Utah 1870). She was born March 4, 1846.
Their children:
  1. Lewis born October 28, 1869, married Hannah E. Lunceford;
  2. Carrie Christine born February 3, 1873, married Frank Lawrence;
  3. Anna Louisa born April 29, 1874;
  4. John Taylor born September 19, 1879, married Sina Johnson;
  5. Ferdinand Henry born September 12, 1882, married Myrel Woodhead.
Married:Hannah Oman September 29, 1887, Logan, Utah (daughter of Peter Oman and Annie Christina Andreason of Skofde, Skaraborg Lan, Sweden). Born June 24, 1864.
Their children:
  1. Karl born July 1, 1888, died;
  2. William Alfred born February 22, 1890;
  3. Ruth Helen born September 19, 1892;
  4. Loren LeRoy born November 25, 1894;
  5. Lillian Belle born August 15, 1897;
  6. Sarah Ellen born April 26, 1900;
  7. Adolph born December 31, 1902;
  8. Paul Oscar born May 23, 1906.

Families resided Lake View, Utah.

High Priest; home missionary; presiding elder of branch in Denmark; ward teacher at Wanship. Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Farmer; blacksmith.

Sources:

Olsen, James Peter

Note

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

(son of Niels Christian Olsen and Marn Thomasen of Denmark; latter came to Utah 1860). Born June 23, 1851, Skose, Presto Amt, Denmark. Came to Utah September 20, 1860, Oscar O. Stoddard handcart company.

Married:Kisten Mary Hansen April 20, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of Hans Peter Hansen of Denmark and Kisten Petersen, pioneers 1856). She was born January 29, 1857.
Their children:
  1. Sarah born January 7, 1876, died;
  2. Mary Laurettie born April 9, 1878, married Royal Leo Jensen;
  3. Rupert Peter born July 22, 1881, married Genevieve Blackburn;
  4. Alfred Nels born November 2, 1883;
  5. Anne Cleopha born February 12, 1886, married Marcus Hamson;
  6. Lewis Hans born June 23, 1888, died;
  7. Hans Peter born January 16, 1891, died;
  8. Daisy;
  9. Lenora H. born February 12, 1892, married Carl Hanson;
  10. Leslie John born January 6, 1895;
  11. Norman Alma born May 24, 1897.
Married:Laura Hansen February 23, 1910, Salt Lake City, (daughter of Anders Hansen and Anne Kistine Lauritsen of Denmark, who came to Utah December 29, 1899). She was born March 28, 1880.
Their children:
  1. Lloyde Reland born April 21, 1911;
  2. Cleon Olean born September 22, 1912.

Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Missionary to Denmark 1888-90; ward teacher; assistant to president of YMMIA. Farmer.

Sources:

Olsen, Seren

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

Born November, 1791, in Uland, Denmark. Came to Utah 1853, Lorenzo Snow company.

Married:Bertha Peterson in Copenhagen while on way to Utah She was born May 8, 1821, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Peter Isaac born January 6, 1856, married Sally Ann Barton
  2. Seren born September 24, 1860, married Emily Frances Barton;
  3. Joseph born September 24, 1860, died;
  4. Erastus born April 1, 1863, married Sarah Cox.

Family resided Manti and Rockville, Utah.

Elder; teacher in ward. Helped to build the first canal and roads at Rockville. Died October 8, 1872, at Rockville.

Sources:

Olsen, Seren Jr.

(son of Seren Olsen and Bertha Peterson). Born September 24, 1860.

Married:Emily Frances Barton June 24, 1880, St. George, Utah (daughter of Stephen Smith Barton and Jane Evans, who resided at Lebanon, Illinois. and Paragonah, Utah). She was born November 9, 1863.
Their children:
  1. Bertha Jane born July 10, 1881, married Hubbard Warren;
  2. Seren Penn born October 24, 1883;
  3. Mary born June 9, 1885, married Edward Jones;
  4. Frances born January 10, 1888, (died February 1909), married John Allred;
  5. Stephen Alvin born February 6, 1890;
  6. Ira Glen born November 30, 1892;
  7. Asael born August 27, 1895;
  8. Fern born October 2, 1897;
  9. Eva born April 8, 1899;
  10. Herald born December 24, 1901;
  11. Leroy Tell born January 29, 1904;
  12. Carl Emron born November 14, 1906.

Family home Price, Utah.

High Priest; ward and Sunday school teacher. City councilman at Price. One of the earliest settlers, he planted the first trees on the Price townsite; pioneer. Canal and road builder.

Sources:

Olsen, Peter Isaac

(son of Seren Olsen and Bertha Peterson. Born January 6, 1856, Manti, Utah.

Married:Sally Ann Barton January 11, 1877, St. George, Utah (daughter of Stephen Smith Barton and Jane Evans of Paragonah, Utah), who was born September 10, 1858, at Paragonah.
Their children:
  1. Thomas William born November 23, 1878;
  2. William Isaac born December 27, 1879, died infant;
  3. Lorenzo born December 8, 1880, died infant;
  4. Erastus born March 7, 1882, died infant;
  5. Mary Jane born October 8, 1888, married Lawrence Rasmussen;
  6. Peter Barton born July 22, 1892;
  7. Elvaleene Barton born August 5, 1894;
  8. Stephen Bryan born August 30, 1896;
  9. Viola Penn born June 20, 1899.

Family home Price, Utah.

One of the first settlers of Price, where he located in 1882; helped to build the first canal and wagon roads at that place. Sunday school superintendent 1833-95; ward teacher. Justice of peace.

Sources:

Olsen, Shure

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Ole and Hannah Maria Olsen, of Skudesnaeshavn, Norway). Born June 23, 1818, Island of Skudness. Came to Utah October 26, 1849, Charles Hopkins company.

Married:Elizabeth Jacobs May 19, 1847, Ottawa, Illinois. (daughter of Jacob and Bertha Jacobs of Bergen, Norway), who was born June 10, 1823.
Their children:
  1. Ole, died aged 20;
  2. Gertrude and Elizabeth, died;
  3. Maria Hannah, married Ethan Pettits Shure;
  4. Andrew, married Pauline Hookentumbler;
  5. Joseph, married Annie Hookentumbler.

Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married:Ellen Jacobs November 30, 1851, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jacob and Bertha Jacobs), who was born February 11, 1830.
Their children:
  1. Shure D., died infant;
  2. Sarah Ellen, married Jeremiah E. Langford;
  3. Jacob;
  4. Minnie, married William Pickett;
  5. Isaac, died aged 22;
  6. Emma F., married Joseph Evans.

Member of seventy; home missionary; high priest; block teacher. Worked on Tabernacle organ seven years. Carpenter and joiner. Died September, 1900.

Sources:

Olsen, Carl M.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

Born May 27, 1836, in Sweden. Came to Utah in 1861.

Married:Maria Andersdatter October 4, 1862, Lehi, Utah (daughter of Anders Peterson of Velska Klava, Sweden), who was born November 30, 1831, and came to Utah 1862.
Their children:
  1. Maria Caroline born June 22, 1863, married Joseph S. Larsen;
  2. Ole born March 31, 1865, married Mary Catherine Pettey;
  3. Charles Henry born March 9, 1867, married Helen Anderson;
  4. Josephine, married Thomas Jones;
  5. Joseph born November 12, 1870, died;
  6. Samuel and Joan, died.
Married:Hannah Lindstein 1864, Salt Lake City, pioneer 1862.
Their children:
  1. James, married Annie Bolin;
  2. Christina, married Arthur Borang;
  3. Hyrum, married Mary Larson;
  4. Anna;
  5. Martina;
  6. Nora; latter three died.
Married:Annie Okelof in 1881, Salt Lake City. She came to Utah in 1880. She was born in 1858.
Their children:
  1. William, died;
  2. Amelia;
  3. Ella;
  4. Eva;
  5. Jennie, married William Sorensen;
  6. Annie;
  7. Lillie;
  8. Herbert;
  9. Alice.

Families resided Mayfield, Utah.

Presiding elder; ward teacher. Died May 17, 1910.

Sources:

Olsen, Ole

(son of Carl M. Olsen and Maria Andersdatter). Born March 31, 1865, Lehi, Utah.

Married:Mary Catherine Pettey November 30, 1888, Mayfield, Utah (daughter of Eunice Snow and Heber C. Kimball Pettey of Manti, and Sterling, Utah, pioneers September 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company). She was born January 8, 1871, at Manti.
Their children:
  1. Harold born January 23, 1899, died December 1, 1896;
  2. Armida born December 15, 1890, died December 11, 1896;
  3. Glenn C. born July 25, 1895, died February 4, 1905;
  4. Dewey Lamar born July 4, 1898;
  5. Clinton K. born June 19, 1901;
  6. Eunice Leona born August 10, 1904.

Family home Emery Utah.

Elder. Pioneer of Emery county. Built many roads. Irrigation ditches, bridges, etc.; road supervisor Emery county. Farmer; beekeeper.

Sources:

Olson, Christopher Marinus

Born in Denmark.

Married:Caroline C. Johnson in 1858.
Their children:
  1. Mary M. born April 26, 1859, married David W. Rainey March 24, 1880;
  2. Emma, married T. H. Merrill;
  3. Nettle, married William Merrill;
  4. Anna, married. J. I. Shepard;
  5. John, married Emma Traverler;
  6. Julia, married William Atkin.

Family resided Hyrum and Richmond, Utah.

Tithing clerk for the Cache stake for many years. Bookkeeper of ZCMI, Logan, Utah.

Sources:

Olson, Erick Erickson

(son of Erick Olson, born January 29, 1798, and Ingrid Larson, born April 20, 1804, Wingaker, Sweden). He was born April 26, 1835, Wingaker, Sweden. Came to Utah July 10, 1882.

Married:Maria Christina Anderson (daughter of Olof Anderson and Brita Katrina Anderson), who was born August 29, 1834, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Anna Christina born September 23, 1859, died August 1868;
  2. Caroline born September 13, 1861, married J. P. Jonson;
  3. Maria Wilhelmina born September 22, 1862, died September 1868;
  4. Mathilda born September 19, 1864, died January 1866;
  5. Louis Erick Erickson born June 22, 1866, married Christina Olson November 6, 1890;
  6. Charles August born February 17, 1869, married Amanda Farnstrom;
  7. Hanna Maria born January 26, 1871, married Peter S. Olson;
  8. Augusta born May 25, 1874, died November 1, 1890;
  9. Wilhelm born March 15, 1876, died March 25, 1877.

Family home Wingaker, Sweden.

Sources:

Olson, George Daniel

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Mormon Pioneer of 1854.

(son of Daniel Olsen and Maria Jorgensen of Hosterkyob, Denmark). Born September 2, 1835, at Hosterkyob. Came to Utah 1854.

Married:Delilah King November 14, 1861, Fillmore, Utah (daughter of Thomas Rice King of New York state and Matilda Robison of Sylvanica, Ohio; pioneers 1851, Vincent Shurtliff company). She was born July 10, 1841, at Sylvanica.
Their children:
  1. George Daniel, married Melissa Russell;
  2. Thomas Edmond, married Emeline Little, married Drora Moore;
  3. Mary Evelyn, married Alma Greenwood;
  4. William Francis, married Annie May duff;
  5. Bertha Matilda, married George M. Hanson;
  6. Culbert Levy, married Kate Jeremy;
  7. Emma Eliza, died;
  8. Ethel Laverne, married Dean Bradley;
  9. Emmett K.

Family home Fillmore, Utah.

Missionary to Denmark 1884-85; high priest. Conducted orchestra which opened Salt Lake theatre. Cabinetmaker and musician.

Sources:

Olson, William Francis

Note

Mayor of Price, Utah for two terms.

(son of Daniel Olson and Delilah King). Born May 26, 1870, Fillmore, Utah.

Married:Annie May duff November 27, 1895, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Wallace Cluff and Ann Whipple, of Coalville and Salt Lake City). She was born May 10, 1866.
Their children:
  1. William Bryan born October 27, 1896;
  2. Evelyn May born May 13, 1899;
  3. Francis Mack born April 21, 1901;
  4. Josephine born November 20, 1904;
  5. Frank Montague born July 26, 1907.

Missionary to Germany 1895-98; president YMMIA; teacher in Summit stake academy 1902-06. Mayor of Price two terms; organizer and vice president Price Commercial and Savings Bank. Engaged in implement and farm machinery business.

Sources:

Olson, Erick Lehi

(son of Lars E. Olson, born June 11, 1841. Wingaker, Sweden, and Anna Petterson, born December 6, 1845, at same place). He was born May 25, 1864, at Wingaker. Came to Utah July 8, 1883.

Married:Ingrid Larson April 27, 1893 (daughter of Lars Larson and Ingrid Olson, married at Wingaker; came to Utah July 8, 1883). She was born April 2, 1867, at Wingaker.
Their children:
  1. Heber L. born February 23, 1894;
  2. Ester Ingeborg born June 10, 1897;
  3. Ella Florence born November 10, 1899;
  4. Anna Evelean born August 25, 1905;
  5. Ingrid lone born November 16, 1909.

Family home River Heights, Logan, Utah.

Ordained bishop River Heights ward May 4, 1908, by Apostle George F. Richards; president 3d quorum elders of Cache stake 1908. School trustee three years in district No. 12, Providence precinct. Cache county, 1905-08.

Sources:

Olson, James C.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Ole Jensen and Mary Ann Danielson of Island Falster, Denmark). Born January 25, 1841, on Island Falster. Came to Utah October 1, 1864, William B. Preston company.

Married:May Frederikke Jensen May, 1864, who was born October, 1834.
Their children:
  1. Mary Sophia, married E. W. Crane;
  2. sister of Sophia died, aged 1 year.
Married:Lara Lund.
Married:Anna Lund.

Family home Plain City, Utah.

Missionary to Denmark 1880-83; high priest. Blacksmith Died October, 1878, Salina, Utah.

Sources:

Olson, Knut

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of Ola Jonson). Born March 4, 1811 at Sandby, Malmo, Sweden. Came to Utah September, 1864. William B. Preston company.

Married:Elma Pherson, who was born May 10, 1816; came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Anna born September 20, 1835, married J. C. Hunt November, 1866;
  2. Hanna A. born February 9, 1837, died May 25, 1840;
  3. Hans born March 15, 1839, married Elsa Nielson;
  4. Hannah B. born February 24, 1840, died 1840;
  5. Ola born December 10, 1842, married Elna Jonson June 24, 1866;
  6. Hanna C. born February 14, 1845, died 1845;
  7. Anders born January 23, 1846, married Mary Jonquist;
  8. James born August 4, 1848, married Henrietta Sonderberg;
  9. Niels K. born October 12, 1850, died April 6, 1855;
  10. Hanna D. born February 27, 185J died March 3, 1855;
  11. Niels born June 8, 1855, married Mathilda Johnson;
  12. Johana born July 27, 1857, died June 13, 1862;
  13. Maria born February 3, 1860, married W. C. Humphreys;
  14. Carl born March 22, 1862, married Ida Jongstrom.
Sources:

Olson, Ola

(son of Knut Olson and Elna Pherson). Born December 10, 1842, in Sweden.

Married:Elna Jonson June 24, 1866, on the Atlantic ocean (daughter of Jons Jonson and Elsa Nielson, latter pioneer September, 1866, Peter Nebeker company), who was born June 21, 1847, in Sweden.
Their children:
  1. George born November 19, 1868, married Jean Lishman January 13, 1894;
  2. Martin born January 21, 1870, married Prances L. Jessop January 22, 1890;
  3. James born March 15, 1872, married Sarah De Grey December 31, 1903;
  4. Helma E. born February 7, 1875, married J. W. E. Scott February 11, 1903;
  5. Orson born April 18, 1877, died May 12, 1878;
  6. Olive M. born January 16, 1880, married Ernest R. Scott March 2, 1900.
Married:Elsa Jonson October 11, 1878, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jons Nielson and Kjarsti Isaacson), who was born November 12, 1852.
Their children:
  1. Hiding born August 10, 1879, died February 24, 1892;
  2. Emma Mary born July 14, 1881, married James Jenson March 14, 1901;
  3. Martha E. born November 10, 1884.

Filled three missions to Sweden 1876-78, 1886-89 and 1898-1900; member high council of Hyrum stake.

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Openshaw, Jonathan E.

(son of Job Openshaw and Nancy Beswick of Bolton, Lancashire, England. Came to Utah 1874). Born April 17, 1859.

Married:Elizabeth Lees December 8, 1881, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Lees, Jr., and Martha Needham, pioneers October, 1855, Milo Andrus company), who was born December 13, 1863, Salt Lake City.
Their children:
  1. Martha born October 22, 1882, died infant;
  2. Jonathan E. Jr. born October 6, 1883, married Adaline Coalter;
  3. Clarence R. born August 15, 1885, married Margerite Coalter;
  4. Edna born September 28, 1887, married Daniel K. Rawlings;
  5. Adelbert W. born April 12, 1890, died aged 15 months;
  6. Melvin born July 1, 1892, married Esther Roberts;
  7. Ida born November 19, 1894;
  8. Frank M. born April 5, 1897;
  9. Florence born August 15, 1899;
  10. Glenn born June 14, 1905.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Sources:

Ord, Thomas

Note

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

(son of George Ord and Mary Watson, of South Shields, England). Born May 5, 1826, at South Shields. Came to Utah 1856, Edmund Martin handcart company.

Married:Eleanor Grant March 4, 1856, Leicester, England. (daughter of John Grant and Mary Hall of Leicester), who was born June 14, 1828.
Their children:
  1. Mary Eleanor;
  2. Thomas George;
  3. Elizabeth Ann;
  4. John William;
  5. Isabella Maria;
  6. Samuel Grant;
  7. Robert James.

Family home Nephi, Utah.

High councilor; high priest. Superintendent of schools; county clerk; justice of peace. Lawyer; farmer. Died October 7, 1907.

Sources:

Ord, John William

(son of Thomas Ord and Eleanor Grant). Born October 5, 1863, Nephi, Utah.

Married:Amelia Hendrickson September 18, 1890, Manti, Utah (daughter of Andrew Hendrickson and Hannah Hansen, of Levan, Utah), who was born May 3, 1867.
Their children:
  1. Amelia Isabella born July 29, 1891;
  2. John Byron born May 13, 1894;
  3. Eleanor Bernice born April 22, 1903;
  4. Mabel Hannah born March 30, 1905.

Member 71st quorum seventies; missionary to England 1894-1896; stake superintendent; high councilor. Member school board 2 terms. Farmer; stockraiser.

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Orem, Albert J.

(son of Joshua and Martha Orem of Indiana). Born March 2, 1851, Valparaiso, Porter county, Indiana. Came to Utah 1890.

Married:Martha A. Leabo 1871, in Ray county, Missouri, (daughter of Samuel and Mary Leabo), who was born March 21, 1853.
Their children:
    1. C., married Mabel Emery;
  1. Frank M, married Orla Mays;
  2. Archie J., married Gertrude Butter;
  3. Mattie, married H. C. Joy;
  4. Mary;
  5. Deane.

Family home Boston, Massachusetts.

Mining man and railroader.

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Orem, W. C.

(son of Albert J. Orem and Martha A. Leabo). Born May 23, 1873, in Missouri. Came to Utah 1890.

Married:Mabel Emery December 19, 1894, in Iowa (daughter of William W. and Jennie A. Emery of Wapello, Iowa), who was born December 19, 1871.
Their children:
  1. William W. born 1897;
  2. Gladys M. born 1899;
  3. Margaret born 1901;
  4. Albert born 1904;
  5. Horace born 1911.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Mining man and railroader.

Sources:

Orme, Samuel Washington

Note

He was a Mormon Pioneer of 1856 arriving in a handcart company. Mayor of Toolee, Utah.

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(son of Samuel Orme of Coalville, England, born May 2, 1802, Silesby, England, and Amy Kerby of Leicestershire, England, born January 13, 1804 and married about 1823). Born July 4, 1832, Mentor, Ohio. Came to Utah November 30, 1856, Edward Martin “Frozen” handcart company.

Married:Sarah Cross October, 1857 (daughter of Joseph Cross and Keziah Marshall), who was born March 3, 1833, and came to Utah September 12, 1857, Israel Evans handcart company.
Their children:
  1. Samuel W. born September 19, 1858, married Mary A. Smith February 24, 1886;
  2. Joseph Cross born August 1, 1860, married Margeret England June 27, 1888;
  3. John Kirby born October 3, 1862, married Janeta Park December 1, 1887;
  4. Silas Cross born December 26, 1864, married Emma J. Smith October 11, 1894;
  5. Arthur born October 1867, died Infant;
  6. Charles Alvin born October 21, 1869, married Ada Dunn December 20, 1899;
  7. LaFayette born March 14, 1872, married Emily J. Isgreen September 20, 1905;
  8. Edwin Marshall born July 18, 1874, married Millie McLaws April 24, 1901.

Seventy; superintendent Batesville Sunday school 1876-1879. Mayor of Tooele two terms; school trustee 1882-1889. Settled at E. T. City 1857, moved to Tooele City 1858, and to Lehi same year. Blacksmith and farmer.

Sources:

Orme, Samuel Washington, Jr.

Note

Mayor of Toolee, Utah 1892-1894.

(son of Samuel Washington Orme and Sarah Cross). Born September 19, 1858, Tooele, Utah.

Married:Mary Agnes Smith February 24, 1886. Logan, Utah (daughter of John A. Smith and Mary Meiklejohn of Tooele, Utah, pioneers 1849. Silas Richards company), who was born November 19, 1865.
Their children:
  1. Samuel born January 14, 1887, married Laura H. Baker;
  2. Alberta born February 17, 1889, married Ell M. Jorgensen;
  3. Milo S. born May 30, 1892;
  4. Joseph R. born June 3, 1894;
  5. Sarah C. born October 11, 1896;
  6. Dean born September 21, 1898;
  7. Luetta born November 27, 1900;
  8. Elva born April 8, 1904;
  9. Reed born October 15, 1906.

Family resided Tooele, Utah, and Wilford, Idaho.

Second counselor to Bishop Thomas Atkin of Tooele ward 2 years; 2nd counselor in YMMIA, Wilford ward, 1901. 1st counselor to Bishop George A. Pincock, Wilford ward; ordained bishop of Wilford ward April 24, 1903. Mayor of Tooele 1892-94; county commissioner Fremont county, Idaho, 1909-1910; school trustee three years. Director in Wilford Canal company. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Orme, Joseph Cross

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(son of Samuel Washington Orme and Sarah Cross). Born August 1, 1860. Tooele, Utah.

Married:Margeret England June 27, 1888, Logan, Utah (daughter of John England and Eliza Kennington; former pioneer September 14, 1860, Brigham H. Young company, latter September 26, 1856, D. D. McArthur company). She was born October 6, 1867. Tooele, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Joseph Arthur born June 1, 1889;
  2. Gilbert Charles born November 20, 1891;
  3. Ada Marceil born June 5, 1896;
  4. Eliza Luella born October 3, 1898;
  5. Parley born August 16, 1900;
  6. Adrian L. born January 15, 1903;
  7. Julia born April 16, 1905;
  8. Maggie Leona born April 19, 1908;
  9. Sherman M. born May 8, 1910.

Family home Tooele, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1893-1895; 2nd counselor to Bishop Thomas Atkin; member of high council Tooele stake; 2nd counselor to Tooele stake presidency; ward superintendent of religion classes 1898-1899. City marshal; member of city council 2 terms; county commissioner.

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Orme, Lafayette

(son of Samuel Washington Orme and Sarah Cross). Born March 14, 1872, Tooele, Utah.

Married:Emily J. Isgreen September 20, 1905, Salt Lake City (daughter of Andrew Jens Isgreen and Anna born Stromberg; former pioneer August 29, 1859, James Brown company, latter October 1, 1862).
Their children:
  1. Marcellus LaFayette born August 7, 1906, died June 29, 1907;
  2. Emily Maurine born October 13, 1908.

President YMMIA, 1896-1899; stake aid YMMIA 1900-1906; religion class teacher 1894-1896 and 1899-1900; assistant superintendent Sunday school 1902-1906; seventy; stake secretary YMMIA. Business manager of Tooele City Milling company 1903, 1906, 1909 to present time.

Sources:

Orser, Everet

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

Came to Utah 1856, oxteam company.

Married:Mary America Mecham at Provo, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Frank, married Mary Rogers;
  2. Alice, married A. N. Billings;
  3. Everet, Jr.;
  4. Ellen;
  5. Laura, married Joseph A. McKee.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Stockraiser. Died at Vernal.

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Orton, Samuel Taylor

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

(son of William Orton and Hannah Taylor of Nottinghamshire, England). Born July 1, 1832, Carltonhill, Nottinghamshire, England. Came to Utah 1856, Edward Bunker company.

Married:Julia Ann Johnson November 29, 1862, Fort Johnson, Utah (daughter of Joel Hills Johnson and Susan Briant of Bellview, Utah, pioneers 1848, Willard Richards company). She was born February 20, 1847.
Their children:
  1. Julia Ann, married Elmer W. Johnson;
  2. Samuel T., married Sarah A. Taylor;
  3. Oscar J.;
  4. Nephi J., married Alice Benson;
  5. Mary A. H.;
  6. Charles born;
  7. Joel Hills, married Eliza J. Warren;
  8. Susan A.;
  9. Hannah T.;
  10. Seth J.;
  11. Osman T. born January 5, 1878;
  12. Minnie B. born April 9, 1879.
Married:Esther E. Johnson December 26, 1877, St. George, Utah (daughter of Joel Hills Johnson and Margaret Threlkeld), who was born December 23, 1861.
Their children:
  1. Mary E. born March 11, 1880, married Samuel A. Halterman;
  2. Silas T. born December 10, 1881, married Mary B. Pendleton;
  3. Ernest J. born October 29, 1883, married Mary E. Benson;
  4. Ellis T. born October 27, 1885, married Mary M. Bentley;
  5. Donald T. born December 13, 1887;
  6. Rebecca T. born November 17, 1889, married Charles C. Smith;
  7. William T. born March 28, 1892;
  8. Twenty T. born May 21, 1894;
  9. Maggie J. born September 2, 1896;
  10. Verna M. born April 14, 1899;
  11. Jared J. born April 2, 1901;
  12. Almon H. born April 1, 1905.

Families resided Parowan, Utah.

Counselor to stake President W. H. Dane 1878; counselor to Bishop McGregor 1877; member high council 1881. Marshal, 1872; watermaster, 1873; road supervisor; city councilman, 1880; treasurer, 1888; sexton, 1904; Veteran Indian wars. Farmer and tanner. Died April 20, 1907.

Sources:

Orton, Joel Hills

(son of Samuel Taylor Orton and Julia Ann Johnson). Born March 4, 1871, Parowan, Utah.

Married:Eliza J. Warren July 12, 1892, at Parowan (daughter of William Stockbridge Warren and Ann Fowler, of Parowan; former a pioneer 1854, Amasa M. Lyman company, latter a pioneer in 1863). She was born February 8, 1872.
Their children:
  1. Julia Leon born July 4, 1893;
  2. Mable W. born May 22, 1895;
  3. Osmond W. born February 13, 1897;
  4. Agnes born May 26, 1899;
  5. Wanda born April 25, 1902;
  6. Virda born August 10, 1903;
  7. Elma born December 3, 1906;
  8. Alva W. born December 27, 1908;
  9. Warren born August 7, 1911.

Family home Parowan.

Missionary to Southern states 1899-1901; president YMMIA of Parowan stake 1901; bishop’s counselor 1892-1912. Deputy sheriff; road supervisor; city marshal; watermaster Blacksmith.

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Osguthorpe, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Thomas Osguthorpe and Ann Kitson of Sheffield, England). Born March 10, 1823. Sheffield, England. Came to Utah late in 1853, Charles Wilkin company.

Married:Lydia Roper about 1844, in Sheffield, England. (daughter of Abel and Sarah Roper, of Sheffield). She was born February 4, 1828.
Their children:
  1. Sarah A., married Breneman B. Bitner;
  2. Emma, died;
  3. Priscilla, married Charles Bolton;
  4. Hannah, died aged 18;
  5. John H., married Mary Garn;
  6. Lydia, married Charles Bolton, Abel died aged 3;
  7. Thomas, married Ida Roach;
  8. Joseph, married Luella Russell;
  9. Selina, married Samuel Stillman;
  10. Mervin, died aged i.

Family home East Mill Creek, Utah.

Seventy; block teacher; elder. Lawyer. Died April 13, 1884.

Sources:

Osmond, George

Note

He is the great grandfather of Donny and Marie Osmond.

Born 1835, in England.

Married:Georgena Huckvale 1853. She was born 1835, in England.
Their children:
  1. Clara, married Adam Welker;
  2. George Anson, married Alice Hart;
  3. Alfred, married Frances Nelson, married Annie Lloyd;
  4. Ira;
  5. Rosa, married William Starkey;
  6. Ida, married Oliver Dunford;
  7. Ella, married Louie Newman;
  8. Nellie, married Eugene Hart;
  9. Georgena, died;
  10. Alice, married Forest Reed.

Family home Bloomington Idaho.

Married:Amelia Jacobson.
Their children:
  1. Arthur, died;
  2. Archie, died.

Missionary in England 1884-91. where he had charge of the Millennial Star, church paper. Bishop of Bloomington ward, Idaho; counselor to President Budge of Bear Lake stake; president Star Valley stake, Wyoming. Wyoming state senator two terms. Judge and lawyer.

Warning

Wikipedia has birthdate of May 23, 1836 but Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah has birthdate of 1835.

Sources:

Osmond, Alfred

(son of George Osmond and Georgena Huckvale). Born October 5, 1862, Willard, Utah.

Married:Frances Nelson December 30, 1888, Bloomington, Idaho (daughter of Christian and Josephine Nelson).
Their only child:
  1. Pearl, born December 23, 1889, died May, 1890.
Married:Annie Lloyd June 16, 1897 (daughter of Thomas Lloyd and Susanna Stone, of Logan, Utah, pioneers handcart company). She was born September 7, 1869.
Their children:
  1. Alfred Wendell born April 24, 1898;
  2. Harvard Reginald born March 31, 1903;
  3. Waldo Lloyd born January 13, 1904;
  4. Constance born January 7, 1905;
  5. Mary Irene born September 16, 190Z;
  6. Annie Hermies born January 27, 1909.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Missionary to eastern states 1893-95; president 153d quorum seventies of Provo; president YMMIA of Bear Lake stake. Probate judge; county school superintendent; member Idaho state legislature from Bear Lake county. Professor and head of department of English of B. Y. U. at Provo. Graduate of Harvard University 1903.

Sources:

Ostensen, Peter

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1858.

Born in Norway. Came to Utah 1858.

Married:Caroline Anderson.
Their children:
  1. Parley, died;
  2. Mary;
  3. Edway Starr;
  4. Annie, married Sim Brady;
  5. Clara, married Daniel Bigelow;
  6. Sarah, married Joseph Fuller;
  7. Caroline;
  8. Olivia, married Marlin Cox;
  9. Vina, married Lee Kelsey;
  10. Phillip, Ella McNeil.

Family home Fairview, San Pete county, Utah.

Seventy. Farmer. Died in June, 1911.

Sources:

Ostermann, Jens Carl Didderick

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Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of Johan Carl Ostermann and Johanne Jensen, of Copenhagen, Denmark). Born September 17, 1830, Randers, Denmark. Came to Utah September 26, 1868, John G. Holman company.

Married:Caroline Marie Berg November 7, 1857, Grenaa, Denmark (daughter of Rasmus Rasmersen Berg and Caroline Marie Tolboe of Grenaa). She was born August 24, 1831.
Their children:
  1. Johanne C. born October 3, 1858, married John T. Thorup;
  2. Henriette A. born December 26, 1859, died aged 9;
  3. Johan C. born April 21, 1861, died aged 7;
  4. Mary J. born January 15, 1863, married Brigham C. Ward;
  5. Frederick E. born March 14, 1865, died aged 3;
  6. Anne M. A. E. born March 21, 1867, died infant;
  7. Eliza born May 6, 1870, died aged 2;
  8. James born May 9, 1874, died aged 32.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Seventy at Sandy; presiding elder of Grenaa, Denmark. School trustee at Sandy. Shoemaker and general merchant. Died October 20, 1883, Sandy, Utah.

Sources:

Ostler, David

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

Born September 28, 1841, in England. Came to Utah 1861.

Married:Anne Beagley on the plains.
Their children:
  1. Ellen, married William Watson;
  2. Mary, married William Buttle;
  3. Oliver B., married Ruby Merrill;
  4. David J., married Martha Smiley;
  5. Emily, married Joseph Love;
  6. Joseph, married Pauline Hornbuckle.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Ann Scott November 16, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of Robert Scott and Jane Martin).
Their children:
  1. Henrietta, died;
  2. Lula Devet born May 2, 1878, married Ernest Winn.

High Priest. Died September 19, 1911.

Sources:

Ostler, J. S.

(son of John C. and Mary Anne Ostler).

Married:Hattie Kearns (Goddard) May 25, 1907, Salt Lake City (daughter of Henry H. Kearns and Emma Guymon of Springville, Utah, pioneers 1850). She was born October 12, 1868.
Their children:
  1. Pruette Kearns Goddard (child by previous marriage adopted);
  2. Oleva Ostler, and Lovell Ostler.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Member state board sheep commissioners. Sheepraiser.

Sources:

Otterstrom, Jonas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1856.

Born December 9, 1820, Carlsbad, Sweden. Came to Utah September 20, 1856, Knud Peterson company.

Married:Marie Kaisa Nielsen (daughter of John Nielsen and Maria Jansen of Carlsbad), who was born January 25, 1825.
Their children:
  1. Johan, died child;
  2. Stine Marie, married Orson Hyde;
  3. John Henry, married Lena Olson;
  4. Augusta, died;
  5. Augusta K., died child;
  6. Josephine, married Christopher Cramer;
  7. Louisa, married Lars Peter Oveson;
  8. Joseph, died Infant;
  9. Caroline, died child;
  10. Brigham, married Minnie Balson.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Member 47th quorum seventies; ward teacher. Veteran Black Hawk war. Blacksmith and farmer. Died April 30, 1884.

Sources:

Ottinger, George Martin

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

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(son of William Ottinger and Elizabeth Martin of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). Born February 8, 1833, in Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah September 12, 1861, Milo Andrus company.

Married:Mary Jane McAllister January 9, 1862, Salt Lake City (daughter of William McAllister and Eliza Thompson of Philadelphia, pioneers September 12, 1861). She was born February 2, 1829, and died December 19, 1862.
Their only child:
  1. William.
Married:Hortense Goddard.
Married:Phebe Neslen December 3, 1864, Salt Lake City (daughter of Samuel Neslen and Eunice Francis), who was born September 27, 1839, Lowestoft, Suffolkshire, England, and came to Utah September 20, 1853, Claudius V. Spencer company.
Their children:
  1. John M. born April 29, 1866, died infant;
  2. Hannah E. born December 1, 1867, married George E. Romney;
  3. Esther D. born February 22, 1873, died 1876;
  4. George N. born October 17, 1875, married Dora Lingscog;
  5. Sarah Jane born January 28, 1875;
  6. John S. born October 3, 1876, married Elvina Parkinson;
  7. Rowena born July 6, 1879, married Abram Hatch, Jr.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England 1879. Adjutant General National Guard of Utah two years. Superintendent waterworks at Salt Lake City; chief engineer in both volunteer and paid fire departments 14 years. Lieutenant-colonel 3d Infantry. Nauvoo Legion. President Utah Art Institution; artist in Deseret Dramatic association. Veteran Indian wars of southern Utah. Author of “A Boy’s Voyage Around the World,” “Leaves from a Log-Bock.” and “Old America.”

Sources:

Ottosen, Jens

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Mormon Pioneer of 1858.

(son of Otto Nielsen and Kirstine Anders of Denmark). Born June 20, 1813, Bedster, Woognfil parish, Ualdborg Amt, Denmark. Came to Utah September, 1858.

Married:Anne Jens 1852, in Denmark (daughter of Jens and Johannah Marie Christensen).
Their children:
  1. Jens born December 12, 1852, died December 16, 1856;
  2. Niels born September 3, 1855, died September 9, 1861;
  3. Marie born December 18, 1857, died September 9, 1858;
  4. Emma born October 10, ____, died October 28, 1859;
  5. Joseph born October 10, ____, died November 2, 1859.

Family resided Salt City and Goshen, Utah.

Married:Johannah Sorensen November 18, 1860, Goshen, Utah (daughter of Niels Sorensen and Anne Marie Jensen, pioneers Sept, 24, 1860. handcart company). She was born October 15, 1839, Aarup, Denmark.
Their children:
  1. Anne Martina born November 15, 1861, married William H. Luke March 14, 1878;
  2. Otto born July 27, 1863, married Lina Henrie February 4, 1891;
  3. Jessie born November 30, 1866, married B. D. Seigfus May 11, 1891;
  4. Nephi born April 17, 1870, married Lizzie Ahlstrom June 6, 1900.

Family resided Goshen, Salina and Manti, Utah.

Missionary to Denmark 1854-57. Dead.

Sources:

Ovard, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1866.

(son of Thomas Ovard and Anna Stoaks). Born December 23, 1850, in England. Came to Utah September 5, 1866, Samuel D. White company.

Married:Phoebe Henefer January 3, 1870 (daughter of James Henefer and Sarah Hulks). She was born April 17, 1852.
Their children:
  1. Sarah Ann born November 12, 1870, died;
  2. Emily O. born October 27, 1871, married Thomas Grosse June 4, 1894;
  3. George William born November 14, 1874, died;
  4. John Alma born November 16, 1875, married Grace Livingston;
  5. Thomas born June 4, 1878, married Mary A. S. Edgeworth August 9, 1899;
  6. Fanny born June 4, 1881, died;
  7. Joe born March 31, 1883;
  8. Rachel Adeline born July 3, 1884;
  9. Sarah Anna born October 3, 1885, and Margret Elizabeth born October 12, 1886, died.
Married:Bangta Hegg December 26, 1889 (daughter of Andrew Randall Hegg and Anna Jensen). She was born March 25, 1848, Estervan, Sweden.
Their child:
  1. Anna Rebecca Florence born February 18, 1894.

Family home Henefer, Utah.

Carpenter.

Sources:

Ovard, Thomas

(son of William Ovard and Phoebe Henefer). Born June 4, 1878, Henefer, Utah.

Married:Mary Ann Shill Edgeworth August 9, 1899, Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Edgeworth and Prudence Jones, pioneers; former with Captain White company, latter with Captain Chapman company). She was born September 3, 1877, Henefer, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Joseph William born September 14, 1901;
  2. George Thomas born March 21, 1903;
  3. Roy born November 6, 1909.

Family home Henefer, Utah.

Teacher. Laborer.

Sources:

Overlaid, Andrew

Note

Mormon Pioneer of 1857.

Came to Utah ahead of Johnston’s army, 1857.

Married:Caroline ____.
Their children:
  1. Mary Kristena, married John Williams;
  2. Andreas, married Andrew Whltlock;
  3. Andrew, married Mary Anderson;
  4. Elizabeth, married Edward Allred;
  5. Matilda, married David Thompson;
  6. Josephine, married Neils O. Anderson, married Erastus Anderson;
  7. Caroline, married Lehi Peterson Dorcas.

Participated in Black Hawk Indian war. Carpenter. Died about 1890, at Ephraim, Utah.

Sources:

Oveson, James Andreas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Ove Anderson and Anna Marie Jensen of Ugelt, Hjorririg, Denmark). Born September 17, 1816, at Ugelt. Came to Utah September 5, 1863, John F. Sanders company.

Married:Kjersten Maria Petersen, at Ugelt, who was born September 14, 1813, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Ove Christian;
  2. Annie Kjerstine, married Paul Poulsen;
  3. Eliza, died child;
  4. Lars Peter, married Louisa Otterstrom.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

High Priest; ward teacher. Carpenter and joiner. Died January 11, 1904.

Sources:

Oveson, Lars Peter

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Mormon Pioneer of 1863.

(son of Jens Andreas Oveson and Kjersten Maria Petersen). Born October 25, 1852 at Taars, Hjorring, Denmark. Came to Utah September 5, 1863, John F. Sanders company.

Married:Louisa Otterstrom May 18, 1874, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Jonas Otterstrom and Maria Kissa Nielsen, pioneers 1856), who was born February 16, 1858.
Their children:
  1. Louis Peter born June 7, 1875, married May Howard;
  2. Parley Parker born May 14, 1877, died infant;
  3. Aurelia Maria born April 12, 1878, married Peter E. Johnson;
  4. Urania born October 31, 1880, died infant;
  5. Louisa Alge Nora born November 18, 1881, married Lars Peter Larsen;
  6. Geneva born June 5, 1885, married Joseph J. Larsen;
  7. James (twin) born November 14, 1887, died infant;
  8. John (twin) born November 14, 1887, died infant;
  9. Clarence D. born March 9, 1890, married Johanna Johnson;
  10. Sarah Jane born August 3, 1893;
  11. Moroni Irving born December 1, 1895;
  12. Merrill Mahonri born November 7, 1900.

Family home Cleveland, Utah.

Member 47-81 quorums seventies 1881-1890; missionary to Denmark 1882-84; bishop, Cleveland ward, 1890 to 1910; president Emery stake 1910; county selectman 1892-94. State representative. Veteran Black Hawk war. Farmer and stockraiser.

Sources:

Oviatt, Ira

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of Benjamin and Frances Oviatt, of Rensselaer county, New York). Born December 8, 1804, in Rensselaer county. Came to Utah October 5, 1851, Kelsey company.

Married:Ruth Bennett January 29, 1829 (daughter of John Bennett and Mary Sweet, of New York), who was born September 28, 1808.
Their children:
  1. John Franklin, married Mary Jane Whitlock;
  2. Henry Herman born June 17, 1832, married Sallie Ray Whitlock February 1, 1853;
  3. Sarah Jane, died child;
  4. Zera, died child;
  5. Willis Murray, died child;
  6. Judith, married Albert Map, married James D. Wilcox;
  7. D., married Josephine Workman;
  8. Lewis, married Lydia Workman; married Sarah Hovey;
  9. Mary Jane, married John Jenkins.

Family home Farmington, Utah.

High Priest; member high council of Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1846-51. Blacksmith and carpenter. Died July 1, 1868.

Sources:

Oviatt, Henry Herman

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

(son of Ira Oviatt and Ruth Bennett). Born June 17, 1832. Came to Utah October 5, 1851, Captain Kelsey company.

Married:Sallie Ray Whitlock February 1, 1853, Spring City, Utah (daughter of Andrew Whitlock and Hannah Allred of Bedford county, Tennessee, pioneers September, 1852, Captain Tidwell company). She was born October 9, 1828.
Their children:
  1. Ormandie born October 28, 1849, married Joseph Barney;
  2. Henry H. born December 1, 1853, married Catherine Madsen;
  3. Adelaide born July 19, 1856, married Rasmus Rasmussen;
  4. Adeline born July 19, 1856, married Chris Madsen;
  5. Adelbert born September 7, 1859, married Melinda Stevens September 22, 1881;
  6. Angeline born September 21, 1861, died child;
  7. Beman born December 12, 1863, married Sylvia Hill;
  8. Agnes born May 17, 1866, died;
  9. George born October 18, 1868, married Gena Nielsen;
  10. Nora born May 4, 1871.

Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Member 56th quorum seventies; high priest. Settled in Circle Valley 1864. Treasurer Piute county, 1864; member Ephraim city council 1878-82. Veteran Walker and Black Hawk war. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Oviatt, Adelbert

(son of Henry Herman Oviatt and Sallie Ray Whitlock). Born September 7, 1859, at Ephraim.

Married:Malinda Stevens September 22, 1881, Gunnison, Colo, (daughter of Henry born Stevens, and Elizabeth Whitlock, pioneers 1850), who was born January 26, 1866.
Their children:
  1. Elizabeth Ray born September 15, 1882, married Charles Christensen;
  2. Marion born March 31, 1885, died youth;
  3. Newton born January 30, 1888, died Infant;
  4. Maud born August 18, 1889;
  5. Angus born May 2, 1892;
  6. Orley born February 8, 1895, and Judith born December 7, 1896, died young;
  7. Olive born May 26, 1898;
  8. Rodney born January 23, 1901, died Infant;
  9. Newel born May 26, 1902;
  10. Helen born July 24, 1904.

Family home Cleveland, Utah.

Elder. Constable at Cleveland 1900-02. Director of Cleveland Canal & Agricultural Company, 1894-1908. Farmer and stockraiser.

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Owen, William David

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Mormon Pioneer of 1868.

(son of David Morgan Owen and Elizabeth Taylor, of London, England). Born June 14, 1810, Paddington, England. Came to Utah September 2, 1868, oxteam company.

Married:Rhoda Moss in 1842, London, England. (daughter of John Moss and Susanna Barber, of Friston, Suffolkshire, England).
Their children:
  1. William David, married Marianne Sanders;
  2. Mary Ann, married Thomas R. Jackson;
  3. Rhoda, married Henry Forrest;
  4. Horatio, Lavinia, Selina, and Alice Carolina, died;
  5. Alvin Cyrus, married Sarah Naylor;
  6. Susanna E., died;
  7. Clarissa, married James Jenkins;
  8. Sarah, married George Luff;
  9. Daniel Whitney, married Maggie Kendall;
  10. Rosina, died.

Elder. Sailor in British navy nine years. Died December 23, 1903, Salt Lake City.

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Owen, William David, Jr.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

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Member Salt Lake Tabernacle choir 40 years.

(son of William David Owen and Rhoda Moss). Born September 2, 1843, London, England. Came to Utah October 30, 1862, William H. Dames oxteam company.

Married:Marianne Sanders November 5, 1866, Salt Lake City (daughter of Simeon Sanders and Frances Waterman of Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; latter a pioneer 1864, Warren oxteam company). She was born March 28, 1846.
Their children:
  1. William S. born November 11, 1867, married Lizzie McGee;
  2. John David born April 18, 1869, married Lucy Whitney;
  3. Alice M. born October 19, 1871, died;
  4. Walter James born December 8, 1872, died;
  5. Annie Mabel born February 6, 1875, married R. William Roberts;
  6. Ernest A. born June 23, 1878, died;
  7. Rulon Moss born July 13, 1880, married Eva Hudson;
  8. Alma Morgan born August 7, 1883, died;
  9. George Washington born May 2, 1885, died;
  10. Nellie E. born December 9, 1887, died;
  11. Ruby Frances born October 25, 1891.

Family home Salt Lake City.

Married:Huldah E. Wilcox November 5, 1880, Salt Lake City (daughter of Walter E. Wilcox and Elizabeth Hawkins).
Their children:
  1. Huldah Elizabeth born October 31, 1881, married Nels Bergeman;
  2. Ruth Emma born April 3, 1883, died infant;
  3. Moroni Orson born July 24, 1884, married Dacy Cowart;
  4. lone Josephine born September 19, 1886, married Albert Poulsen;
  5. Reuben Joseph born March 14, 1889.

President 4th quorum seventies; Sunday school superintendent 11 years; member Sunday school union board; member Salt Lake Tabernacle choir 40 years. Salesman for ZCMI since 1869.

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Owens, John E.

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Mormon Pioneer of 1853.

(son of Edward Owens and Sarah Roberts of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales). Born March 16, 1833, at Merthyr Tydfll. Came to Utah October 10, 1853, John W. Young company.

Married:Mary Thomas February 15, 1853, on shipboard (daughter of Richard Thomas and Margret Jones of Merthyr Tydfll, Wales; former died in Wales, latter a pioneer October 10, 1853, John W. Young company). She was born May 6, 1834.
Their children:
  1. Richard Thomas, married Susann Thomas, married Bell Regen;
  2. Sarah, married Dan D. Thomas, married John R. Thomas;
  3. John T., married Mary Thomas;
  4. Edward, married Ellen Ellis, and Ellen Peabody;
  5. Mary Blanch, married Llewellyn Thomas;
  6. Catherine Elizabeth, married Daniel M. Daniels;
  7. Charlotte Jane, married David S. Jones.

Family home Malad, Idaho.

Elder. Farmer. Died November 3, 1895.

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Owens, Richard Thomas

(son of John E. Owens and Mary Thomas). Born April 21, 1854, Ogden, Utah.

Married:Susann Thomas April 11, 1878, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas W. Thomas and Ruth Morgan of Malad, Idaho, pioneers October 10, 1853, John W. Young company). She was born October, 1860.
Their children:
  1. Ruth Lovina born August 16, 1879, married Henry McGee;
  2. Richard Evan born October 23, 1880, married Sadie Little.

Family home Malad, Idaho.

Missionary to Wales 1885-87; assistant Sunday school superintendent. County commissioner 1906-08. City councilman 6 years. Merchant.

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Owens, William

(son of John and Charlotte Owens, of Wales). Born May 1, 1827, in Glamorganshire, Wales.

Married:Jenette Lewis (daughter of William and Marie Lewis). She was born February 18, 1836. Their two children, both boys, died infants.
Married:Elizabeth Roberts January 20, 1856, Salt Lake City (daughter of Hugh Roberts and Mary Owens, pioneers 1864). She was born March 6, 1835. Little Church, Denbighshire. Wales.
Their children:
  1. Jennette born March 24, 1857, married Walter Henry Shelsey;
  2. Elizabeth born February 9, 1859, married George W. Hendrickson;
  3. William born July 4, 1861, married Etta Nelson;
  4. John born June 29, 1863, died February 14, 1887;
  5. Mary born March 7, 1866, married Thomas W. Thompson;
  6. Charlotte born March 23, 1868, died November 30, 1876;
  7. Hannah born July 28, 1870, died November 1, 1876.

Families resided Salt Lake City, and Henefer, Summit County, Utah.

Hotel keeper, in Salt Lake City. Rancher at Henefer. Participated in Echo Canyon campaign.

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O’Donnel, Edward G.

Born March 1, 1865, Limerick, Ireland. Came to Utah July, 1891.

Married:Mary Ardean Miller April 19, 1891, San Francisco, California (daughter of Grant Miller and Sadie Monahan, of San Francisco), who was born June 17, 1872.
Their children:
  1. John E.;
  2. Margaret M.;
  3. Cornelius Grant;
  4. Edmund J., died;
  5. Mary Ellen;
  6. Edward James;
  7. Katherine.

Family home Salt Lake City.

City councilman Salt Lake City. Undertaker.

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O’Driscoll, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1865.

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(son of James O’Driscoll and Rachel Knight, of Cape of Good Hope, South Africa). Born December 21, 1845, at Cape of Good Hope. Came to Utah November 8, 1865, Miner G. Atwood company.

Married:Sarah Ellen Neibaur November 16, 1867, Salt Lake City (daughter of Alexander Neibaur of Ehrenbreitstein, near Coblenz, Hessen-Nassau, Prussia, and Ellen Breakell, of Salt Lake City, pioneers September 20, 1848. Brigham Young company, former was first surgeon-dentist in Salt Lake City). She was born May 21, 1849.
Their children:
  1. Rachael born January 3, 1869, married William Woolstenhulme;
  2. Ellen born April 6, 1870, married James Davies;
  3. George Alexander born July 24, 1871;
  4. John Hyrum born March 27, 1873, married Jeanette Holfeltz;
  5. Richard born October 16, 1874;
  6. William Henry born December 9, 1875;
  7. Leslie born November 5, 1877, married Irene Cloward;
  8. Susie born May 13, 1880, married Joseph Edward Wilde;
  9. Isaac Breakell born November 27, 1884, married Dora Taylor;
  10. Nathan Neibaur born March 23, 1882;
  11. Gladys born February 26, 1888;
  12. Jesse Paul born July 30, 1890, married Ada May Bowers.

Family home Kamas, Utah.

Veteran Indian war. Settled at Kamas 1869; moved to the Provo river 1874. Assisted in surveying the South Kamas Irrigating Canal; erected first wire fence in the Kamas valley. Farmer.

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O’Neil, James

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of John O’Neil and Agnes Hair of Delrye, Scotland). Born November 5, 1848, Delrye, Scotland. Came to Utah 1864, with oxteam.

Married:Mary Elizabeth Alexander July 12, 1875, Salt Lake Endowment house (daughter of Alvah Jedathan Alexander of Vermont and Elizabeth Soule of Maine, pioneer 1853, oxteam company). She was born January 21, 1855.
Their children:
  1. James born September 24, 1876, married Rachel Jensigne Hards;
  2. John Alexander born December 23, 1877, married Mary Elizabeth Winn;
  3. Mary Annette born June 9, 1879, married Robert Forest James;
  4. Alvah Alexander born March 22, 1881, married Minetta Harriet Hards;
  5. Elizabeth born December 19, 1883, married James Alfred Winn;
  6. Gertrude Dehon born October 28, 1885, married Einar Johnson;
  7. Agnes Ellen born January 24, 1887, married David Olius Jacobson;
  8. Percy Leroy born April 2, 1889;
  9. George Bonner born June 4, 1891;
  10. Ethel Kate born August 18, 1893;
  11. Dessie Delberta born June 17, 1898.

Family home Vernal, Utah.

Member 97th quorum seventies; ward teacher; Sunday school superintendent. Black Hawk Indian War veteran. Justice of peace at Vernal. School trustee; school teacher. Farmer. Minuteman and guard during early Indian troubles.

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O’Neil, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of John O’Neil and Margarett Cummings, of Grey Abbey, County Down, Ireland). Born April 6, 1828, at Grey Abbey. Came to Utah 1864.

Married:Agnes Cochran, Delry, Ayrshire, Scotland (daughter of Thomas Cochran and Rachel Ellis of Armagh, Ireland). She was born January 22, 1827 and came to Utah in 1864, Rollins, Warren and Canfield company.
Their children:
  1. James born November 15, 1848, married Mary Elizabeth Alexander;
  2. John born May 21, 1853, died October 26, 1866;
  3. William born June 22, 1855, married Susan Matilda Ross;
  4. Rachel, married Louis Coleman;
  5. Thomas, died infant;
  6. Samuel, died infant;
  7. Samuel, died infant;
  8. Samuel, married Ruth Rockwood;
  9. Helen Robertson born December 22, 1865, married Levi W. Hancock;
  10. George, married Letta Herdsman;
  11. Agnes, married Samuel Richie.

High Priest in Wasatch stake; home missionary. Justice of peace at Mound City. Captain in Black Hawk Indian war. Died June 24, 1880, Midway, Utah.

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O’Neil, William

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of John O’Neil and Agnes Cochran). Born June 22, 1855, Delry, Ayrshire, Scotland. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Susan Matilda Ross December 5, 1877, Midway, Utah (daughter of James Jackson Ross and Susan Laverna Roby, of Heber City, Utah). She was born March 22, 1860, Provo, Utah.
Their children:
  1. William born December 7, 1878, married Mary Elizabeth Wardle;
  2. Susan born February 4, 1881, married Joseph James Hards;
  3. Agnes born February 4, 1883, married George Fuller;
  4. George born March 20, 1885, married Lenora Abplanalp;
  5. Nancy born March 30, 1892, married Louis Wall;
  6. Cora born June 13, 1890, married Samuel Henry Summerall;
  7. Lycurgus born January 8, 1894;
  8. Nellie born March 4, 1896;
  9. Annie born May 1, 1898;
  10. Ross born January 10, 1900;
  11. John Walter born May 7, 1905.

Family home Roosevelt, Utah.

Missionary to Scotland and Ireland 1889-1901; high priest; president Uinta stake YMMIA, 1893-96; 1st counselor to Bishop Joseph A. McKee of Glines ward; 1st counselor to S. A. Russell in Cedar View branch; assistant Sunday school superintendent and teacher of Glines ward; home missionary; member high council. Member 3d legislature from Utah county. Secretary and treasurer Cedar View Building Company Delegate to eleventh national irrigation congress 1903; school trustee and treasurer of Roosevelt school district 1911-12. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war.

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