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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.

Zabriskie, Lewis

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Christian Zabriskie and Elizabeth Morgan, of Hackensack, New Jersey). Born March 8, 1796, in New York. Came to Utah in 1849.

Married:Amelia Burton September 9, 1822.
Their children:
  1. William born June 29, 1823, died;
  2. Alva born March 26, 1825, married Susan Roberts;
  3. Elizabeth born September 9, 1827, died;
  4. Sarah born January 19, 1830, married Dr. Dennis;
  5. Susanna born November 29, 1832;
  6. Amy born May 5, 1835, died.
Married:Jane Porter Reed September 3, 1835.
Their children:
  1. Julian (twin) born February 24, 1843;
  2. Cynthia Ann (twin) born February 24, 1843;
  3. Phoebe born February 2, 1846;
  4. Arvilla born April 14, 1848;
  5. Lucinda Jane born February 19, 1850;
  6. Lewis John born July 2, 1852;
  7. Emily born March 12, 1855;
  8. Oran born November 27, 1867;
  9. Charles William born August 1, 1860.
Married:Elizabeth Wise October 26, 1872.

Families resided Provo, Utah.

Farmer. Died April 7, 1884, McCloud, Kansas.

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Zabriskie, Alva

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Mormon Pioneer of 1849.

(son of Lewis Zabriskie and Amelia Burton). Born March 25, 1825. Came to Utah in 1849.

Married:Susan Roberts June 25, 1854, Provo, Utah (daughter of Horace Roberts and Harriet McEvers, of Provo, pioneers 1851, Gordon Grove company). She was born February 16, 1834.
Their children:
  1. Alva Marcellus born February 17, 1855, married Emma Hooper;
  2. George Albert born November 15, 1856, married Annie Christina Jensen;
  3. Horace Ephraim born May 15, 1858, married Delia Snow.

Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 70th quorum seventies. Early settler in Provo. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war. Farmer. Died January 8, 1860.

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Zabriskie, Alva Marcellus

(son of Alva Zabriskie and Susan Roberts). Born February 17, 1855, Provo, Utah.

Married:Emma Brain, at Provo, Utah (daughter of John Brain and Susan Sinctom, of Bath, England), who was born June 16, 1857.
Their children:
  1. Alva Marcellus, Jr.;
  2. May, married William Martin Roylance;
  3. George;
  4. Irwin, married Maud Daniels;
  5. Emma;
  6. Walter;
  7. Arnold.

Family home Provo.

Machinist.

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Zabriskie, George Albert

(son of Alva Zabriskie and Susan Roberts). Born November 15, 1856, Provo, Utah.

Married:Annie Christina Jensen April 12, 1882, Fairview, Utah (daughter of Peter Christian Jensen, of Milburn, Utah, pioneer 1853). She was born November 6, 1865.
Their children:
  1. George Alva born February 1, 1883, married Mary Breckenridge;
  2. Mary Christine born November 1, 1884, married Henry W. Sanderson, Jr.;
  3. Susan Cecelia born September 19, 1886, died;
  4. Maud born October 4, 1888, married Thomas H. Robinson;
  5. John Peter born October 24, 1890, married Violet Harding;
  6. Sytha Mabel born September 12, 1892, died;
  7. Claudius born June 24, 1894;
  8. Arvilla Cerena born November 13, 1896;
  9. Albert Morley born October 3, 1898;
  10. Olive born September 2, 1900;
  11. Zella Monetah born January 4, 1903;
  12. Coral Ruby born February 25, 1905.

Family home Vineyard, Utah.

High Priest; ward teacher; ward clerk; home missionary; 2nd counselor in bishopric of Vineyard ward; superintendent of Sunday schools, Milburn, Utah, 1885-98. Justice of peace, Milburn; school trustee. Farmer and fruitgrower.

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Zimmerman, George Gottlab

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Mormon Pioneer of 1851.

Of Franklin, Pennsylvania. Born July 23, 1781, Wurtemberg, Germany. Came to Utah in 1851.

Married:Julia Ann Hoke, who was born November 27, 1798, at Wurtemberg.
Their children:
  1. Jacob born December 24, 1816, died December 14, 1864;
  2. Chrestena, married Abraham Stevens, married Ezekiel Hopkins;
  3. John, married Harriet Laura Lamb;
  4. Mary;
  5. Emanuel;
  6. Catherine;
  7. Julia Ann, married Charles Horatio Drury, married William Clark;
  8. Elizabeth, married Suel Lamb;
  9. Fredricca, married John Brown;
  10. Rosannah, married John C. Naegle;
  11. Susan, married John Naegle, married William A. Terry.

Family home Lehi, Utah.

Superintendent Sunday school, Lehi. First keeper of toll bridge over Jordan river; school teacher; shoemaker. Died June 17, 1866.

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Zimmerman, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of George Gottlab Zimmerman and Julia Ann Hoke of Franklin, Pennsylvania). Born October 3, 1820, in Washington county, Maryland. Came to Utah in 1852.

Married:Harriet Laura Lamb September 21, 1850, Garden Grove, Iowa (daughter of Erastus Lamb and Abigail Jackson, of Wayne county, New York), who was born December 2, 1830, and died February 22, 1899.
Their children:
  1. George Erastus, married Mary Ann Clark;
  2. Harriet Abigail, married Henry Moroni Royle;
  3. Louisa Emeline, married Abel John Evans;
  4. Margaret, married Albert Bushman;
  5. Polly Ann, married David Lossie;
  6. Elizabeth, married Isaac Fox;
  7. Juliann, married George Southwick;
  8. Saul, married Flora Bushman;
  9. John, Jr.;
  10. Jacob Henry, and Robert Wilson, died.

Member 68th quorum seventies; high priest; block teacher. Major in Nauvoo legion; veteran Indian wars; city councilman. Farmer and sheepraiser. Died November, 1908, Lehi, Utah.

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Zimmerman, George Erastus

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of John Zimmerman and Harriet Laura Lamb). Born June 22, 1851, Garden Grove, Iowa. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Mary Ann Clark August 31, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Clark of England, and Jane Stephens of Newark, New Jersey, pioneers 1853). She was born March 8, 1859.
Their children:
  1. Mary Abigail born June 16, 1875, married Charles A. Turner;
  2. George Erastus, Jr. born December 8, 1877, died;
  3. John William born January 26, 1881, married Christena Soleborg;
  4. Laura Jane born December 9, 1883, died;
  5. James Erie born August 22, 1885;
  6. Viola born August 7, 1887, married Ervin Henry;
  7. Valarious born October 18, 1890;
  8. Saul Stephen born October 13, 1892;
  9. Lester born January 28, 1895;
  10. Zeltha May born May 8, 1899;
  11. Warren Clark born September 4, 1904.

Member 127th quorum seventies; high priest; block teacher 25 years; president deacons quorum second ward; city councilman Lehi, 1898-99. Member of Nauvoo Legion, in company of Captain Joseph Thomas. Pioneer road builder. Farmer and stockman.

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Zollinger, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of Heinrich Zollinger, born January 4, 1750, and Barbara Bram born April 30, 1752, of Urdorf, Canton Zurich, Switzerland). He was born June 4, 1795, at Urdorf. With his family, left his home in Switzerland in April, 1862, spent nine weeks on the ocean. Came to Utah November 2, 1862, William H. Dame company.

Married:Elizabeth Usteri in 1829 (daughter of Usteri and Catherine Irminger), who was born July 4, 1809. Zurich. Switzerland, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Ferdinand Johann born October 18, 1829, married Louisa Meyer;
  2. Anna born November 11, 1831, married John N. Haderli;
  3. Johannes born October 25, 1833, died;
  4. Anna Barbara born January 27, 1835, married Conrad Meyer;
  5. Elizabetha born October 18, 1837, married Jacob Neser;
  6. Dorothea born February 3, 1841, married Daniel Law;
  7. Jacob born July 3, 1845, married Rosetta Loosli May 9, 1870.

Family home Zurich, Switzerland.

Settled at Providence, Utah, where he resided until his death February 18, 1875.

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Zollinger, Ferdinand Johann

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Mormon Pioneer of 1862.

(son of John Zollinger and Elizabeth Usteri). Born October 18, 1829, Flunten, Switzerland. Came to Utah in same company with father.

Married:Louisa Meier May 12, 1862 (daughter of Jacob Meier and Barbara Knecht), who was born October 18, 1829, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. Louisa born January 24, 1864, married John Nuffer October, 1886;
  2. Ferdinand born January 24, 1866, married Emma Fuhriman October 7, 1892;
  3. Bertha born August 3, 1867, married William John Chugg January 9, 1889;
  4. Mary Elizabeth born March 3, 1870, married James Bullock December 31, 1890;
  5. Sarah born July 26, 1875, married Lorenzo McAllister March 29, 1894.
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Zollinger, Jacob

(son of John Zollinger and Elizabeth Usteri). Born July 3, 1845, Urdorf, Switzerland.

Married:Rosetta Loosli May 9, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Ulrich Loosli and Magdalena Aashimann, pioneers September 3, 1860, James D. Ross company). She was born June 16, 1851, Durrenroth, Switzerland.
Their children:
  1. Jacob Ezra born May 30, 1871, married Bertha Aikell February 27, 1901;
  2. William Richard born May 4, 1873, married Bertha Rosa Furrer June 3, 1903;
  3. John David born January 17, 1875, married Jenny Pearce December 24, 1901;
  4. Joseph Hyrum born September 27, 1877, married Laura Aikell February 14, 1905;
  5. Rosetta Amelia born October 17, 1879, married John Stauffer February 26, 1908;
  6. Henry Moroni born October 6, 1881, married Eliza Stirland February 24, 1910;
  7. Aaron Arthur born October 8, 1883, married Hannah Pearl Nedda November 24, 1909;
  8. Mary Magdalena born November 27, 1885;
  9. Elizabeth born May 3, 1888, died November 1892;
  10. Oliver Herman born October 15, 1892;
  11. Anna Gertrude Geneva born August 12, 1895;
  12. Daniel Lawrence born May 20, 1898;
  13. Evelyn Zina Otilla born November 21, 1900.

Family home Providence, Utah.

Went to Missouri River for immigrants 1866; railroad builder 1868-1869; built meetinghouses. Missionary to Switzerland 1889-1891; active church worker. Farmer; dairyman.

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Zollinger, William Richard

(son of Jacob Zollinger and Rosetta Loosli). Born May 4, 1873, Providence, Utah.

Married:Bertha Rosa Furrer June 3, 1903, Salt Lake City (daughter of Christian Furrer and Elizabeth Konig), who was born August 1, 1878, Kiesen canton, Bern, Switzerland.
Their children:
  1. Homer William born June 9, 1904;
  2. Ruth Elizabeth born December 31, 1905;
  3. Rachel Rosetta born May 3, 1908;
  4. Jessie Jacob born October 26, 1911.

Officer in YMMIA, 1884-1897; missionary to Switzerland 1897-1900; ward clerk 1901-1909; secretary 32d quorum seventies 1907-1909; high priest; bishop’s counselor. Member town board; town clerk. Director in several corporations.

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Zundel, Jacob

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Eberhart Zundel and Julia Ann Pfluger, of Germany). Born August 28, 1796, Wertheim, Wurtemberg, Germany. Came to Utah in October, 1852, David Wood company.

Married:Sarah Forstner (daughter of George Forstner and Mariah Zoll), who was born January 8, 1809, Old Harmony, Pennsylvania.
Their children:
  1. Melena born November 1833, married Noah Brimhall, married John Miller;
  2. Abraham born January 25, 1836, married Abigail Abbott, married Mary Elenor Ingram;
  3. Emma Mariah born August 28, 1838, married Ell Harvey Pierce, married Elisha Mallroy, married Elihu Pettingill;
  4. Isaac David Eberhart born November 17, 1840, married Elizabeth Jane Harding, married Philene Hall, married Almira Hall, married Iduma Hunsaker;
  5. Jacob, Jr. born February 10, 1843, died October 10, 1843;
  6. Matilda Josephine born January 16, 1845, married Charles Harding;
  7. Daniel born July 25, 1849, married Betsy Hill.
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Zundel, Abraham

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852. Mayor of Willard, Utah.

(son of Jacob Zundel and Sarah Forstner). Born January 25, 1836, Philllpsburg, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Abigail Abbott February 13, 1857, Ogden, Utah (daughter of Stephen Abbott and Abigail Smith; former died at Nauvoo, Illinois, latter pioneer October 27, 1849, George A. Smith company). She was born February 3, 1842, Perry, Pike county, Illinois.
Their children:
  1. Abigail Lucina born January 9, 1859, married Fred O. Beecher January 9, 1879;
  2. Cyntha Matilda born January 1, 1861, married David H. Ward February 5, 1880;
  3. Abraham Eberhart born March 20, 1864, married Sarah Elizabeth Welling January 9, 1895;
  4. Sarah Emily born February 21, 1867, married Joseph Josephsen May 2, 1888;
  5. Mariah Estelle born November 8, 1869;
  6. Limhi Forstner born September 24, 1872, married Evelyn Gibbs. August 9, 1892;
  7. Jacob Abbott born March 3, 1875, married Minnie Hockins November 15, 1896;
  8. Stephen Louis born October 3, 1877;
  9. Joseph M. born December 23, 1881, married Kate Bench December 23, 1903;
  10. John Henry born January 8, 1885, married Clarissa Mariah Pettingill February 8, 1904 (latter died December 12, 1909), married Ida Christena Dagmer Sorensen September 4, 1912.
Married:Mary Elenor Ingram September 3, 1884, Logan, Utah (daughter of James Ingram and Charlotte Holland), who was born January 21, 1866, at Three Mile Creek (now Perry), Box Elder county, Utah.
Their children:
  1. George Lorenzo born December 23, 1885, married Rose Mae Bell September 14, 1910, Logan, Utah;
  2. Fanny Louise born March 10, 1890, died September 27, 1901;
  3. Ruth born April 16, 1893, died September 22, 1894;
  4. Mary Ellenor born December 21, 1894;
  5. Asenath born January 21, 1897, died April 2, 1906;
  6. Oliver born February 21, 1900, died February 23, 1900;
  7. Theodore Roosevelt born March 31, 1901, died May 5,1901.

Filled a mission to Salmon River in 1855; bishop’s counselor to Bishop George Ward and George Facer, of Willard ward 20 years; bishop of Willard Ward for four years; first counselor to President Hockins of Malad stake, four years; Indian missionary eight years. State senator from Box Elder and Tooele counties, first Utah legislature; mayor of Willard City two years; justice of peace, Willard three terms. Carried mail from Utah Salmon River 1855-57, summer and winter.

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Zundel, Isaac David Eberhart

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of Jacob Zundel and Sarah Forstner). Born November 17, 1840, Nauvoo, Illinois. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Elizabeth Jane Harding September 30, 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of Dwight Harding and Phoebe Holbrook, pioneers in September, 1851, John Smith company). She was born October 23, 1840, at Quincy, Illinois. Came to Utah with parents.
Their children:
  1. Phoebe M. born August 12, 1866, married Moronia Ward September 25, 1884;
  2. Isaac David born September 18, 1868, married Julia B. Hall April 11, 1889;
  3. Jacob Eberhart born December 19, 1871, married Uphana Welker September 19, 1895;
  4. Dwight Harding b, September 3, 1873, died May 13, 1874;
  5. Elizabeth Sarah born April 9, 1876, married William H. Gibbs December 16, 1896;
  6. Moses Abraham born September 28, 187S, married Lena Walner October 23, 1907;
  7. Joseph born August 22, 1881, died August 25, 1881;
  8. George Alma born March 11, 1883, married Irene Morris June 1, 1911.

Family resided Plymouth, Utah, and Woodruff, Idaho.

Married:Philene Hall July 14, 1881, Salt Lake City (daughter of David Hall and Jane Hale married July 23, 1850, near Franklin, Iowa, pioneers August 2, 1862, Captain Brunson company). She was born August 26, 1863, Little Cottonwood, Utah.
Their children:
  1. Philene Jane born November 30, 1882, died;
  2. Leona born October 26, 1884.
Married:Almira Hall.
Married:Iduma Hunsaker.

Missionary among Indians 14 years; acting bishop Washakie ward; bishop of Thatcher, Arizona ward three years; now high councilor of Lagrand stake, Oregon; first bishop in Mormon Church ordained to preside over an Indian ward.

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Zundel, Isaac David

(son of Isaac David Eberhart Zundel and Elizabeth Jane Harding). Born September 18, 1868, Willard, Utah.

Married:Julia B. Hall April 11, 1889, Logan, Utah (daughter of David Hall and Jane Hale), who was born October 16, 1869, Crescent, Iowa.
Their children:
  1. David Leo born January 29, 1890, died March 12, 1891;
  2. William Sylvester born September 3, 1891;
  3. Sarah Bell born June 18, 1893;
  4. Dwight Hall born February 27, 186;
  5. Jane Hall born November 20, 1897;
  6. Vera Harding born April 22, 1901;
  7. Verga Hale born April 22, 1901;
  8. Afton born February 18, 1903;
  9. Reed born March 14, 1905;
  10. Leona born April 20, 1907, died November 6, 1907;
  11. Verlum born August 31, 1908;
  12. Gladys born February 21, 1911.

Family home Woodruff, Idaho.

Missionary to northern states in 1897; released August, 1900; bishop of Woodruff ward June 25, 1905.

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Zundle, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of John Zundle of Nauvoo, Illinois). Born in 1791, Wurtemberg, Prussia. Came to Utah October 1, 1852, David D. Wood company.

Married:Chrestina Lauttenslager in 1832 (daughter of John Lauttenslager of Rheibach, Darmstadt, Germany), who was born July 31, 1811, at Darmstadt, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children:
  1. John, Jr., married Fannie Fry;
  2. Thomas, married Josephine Hartly;
  3. Gideon, Henry, Margaret, and Justina, latter four died;
  4. Julia Ann, married John Couch;
  5. Joseph, married Julia Copland;
  6. Amelia, married John Wesley Keele;
  7. Christina, married Joseph Crook;
  8. Mary Ann, married Mr. Cocahanse;
  9. William.

High Priest. Wheelwright. Dead.

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Zundle, Thomas

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Mormon Pioneer of 1852.

(son of John Zundle and Chrestina Lauttenslager). Born March 16, 1836, Allegheny county, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah with parents.

Married:Josephine (Lucy Smith) Hartly May 25, 1862, Mona, Utah (daughter of Samuel Hartly and Eliza Gill, of Sheffield. Yorkshire, England), who was born April 11, 1846, and came to Utah in 1856.

High Priest. Settled at Grantsville 1852; moved to Ogden 1855, to Payson 1857, and to Salem 1867; thence to Leamington and Rabbit Valley; returned to Salem and finally settled at Wellington in 1882. Assisted in digging canals and building wagon roads; also in bringing immigrants to Utah. Farmer and freighter.

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Zwahlen, John

Born August 14, 1851, in Switzerland. Came to Utah 1874.

Married:Mary Shultless October, 1874, Richfield, Utah, who was born April 6, 1850.
Their children:
  1. Mary, married Joseph Henry Behunin;
  2. John, died;
  3. Joseph, married Viola Petersen;
  4. Hyrum, married Emma Rapley;
  5. Frederick;
  6. Samuel;
  7. Emma;
  8. David, died aged 17 months.

Family home Ferron, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to Germany 1895-97. Farmer and apiarist.

Warning:

Utah death certificate lists birthdate as August 14, 1852 but Eshhom has birthdate of August 14, 1851.

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Zweifel, Jacob

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Mormon Pioneer of 1861.

(son of John Zweifel and Barbara Martin of Linthal, Canton Glarus, Switzerland). Born in 1840, in Canton Glarus. Came to Utah 1861, independent company.

Married:Elizabeth Smid in 1882, Salt Lake City (daughter of Davit Smid of Switzerland), who was born in 1851.
Their children:
  1. Jacob Josef, died;
  2. John Hyrum born 1885, married Hermina Feligs 1902;
  3. Cathrina Emma;
  4. Lisie Sarah.

Family resided in Utah and Idaho.

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Zweifel, John Hyrum

(son of Jacob Zweifel and Elizabeth Smid). Born in 1885, Rexburg, Idaho.

Married:Hermina Feligs in 1902 at Rexburg.
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Zweifel, John

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Mormon Pioneer of 1864.

(son of John Zweifel and Barbara Martin of Linthal, Canton Glarus, Switzerland). Born December 24, 1845, in Canton Glarus. Came to Utah October 24, 1864, Bishop Hyde oxteam company.

Married:Susan Kummer in April, 1868, Providence, Utah, and later at Salt Lake Endowment house (daughter of Johan Kummer and Elizabeth Bigler, of Bern, Switzerland). She was born in 1839.
Their children:
  1. Susan born April 11, 1869, died;
  2. Mary born June 27, 1870, married A. P. Springer;
  3. John born October 26, 1872, died;
  4. Elizabeth born November 5, 1874, married Roy Bagley;
  5. Albert born January 25, 1876;
  6. William born January 19, 1879, died;
  7. Annie born winter of 1881, died infant;
  8. Eliza born February 19, 1883, married Chriss Burgi;
  9. Frank born March 19, 1885.

Family home Providence and Midway, Utah.

Married:Elizabeth Feuz October 10, 1911, Salt Lake City daughter of John Feuz and Anna Abegglen), who was born December 12, 1862.

Family home Midway, Utah.

High Priest; missionary to Missouri, Indian fighter. Farmer.

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