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Born March 6, 1858, Farmington, Utah.
Bishop Fielding Ward.



ARZA ERASTUS H1NCKLKY
Son of Nathaniel Hinckley. Born AUK. 15,
182fi, Leeds Co., Canada. Came to Utah
July 27, 1847. Member of Mormon Bat-
talion. Probate Judge. High Councilor.




DIMICK B. HUNTINGTON
Born May 26 ; , 1808, Watertown, N. Y.
Came to Utah July 28, 1847, Mormon Bat-
talion. High Priest. Missionary among
Indians. Interpreter.



JESSE WALKER JOHNSTUN
Born Jan. 21, 1820, in Ohio. Came to
Utah July 28, 1847, Mormon Battalion.
Presiding Elder Snyderville, Utah. Lum-
berman.



ALMA JAMES JOHNSTUN
Son of Jesse Walker Johnstun and Eliza-
beth Ann Snyder. Born July 23, 1853, Big
Cottonwood, Utah. Settled at Vernal, 1878.
High Priest. County Commissioner.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847




THOMAS KARREN

Born 1810 on Isle of Man. Came to Utah
July 28, 1847, Mormon Battalion Company.
Missionary to Sandwich Islands.



HYRUM KARREN

Son of Thomas Karren, Sr., and Ann Rat-
cliff. Born July 9, 1844, Nauvoo, 111.
Hauled rock for Salt Lake Temple.



THOMAS S. KARREN

Son of Hyrum Karren and Martha I/um-
ley. Born Aug. 12, 1870, at Richmond.
Utah. Missionary. High Councilor.





AMASA KENNEY

Son of Loren E. Kenney and Mary Tucker.
Born April 9, 1857.



AMASA KENNEY, JR.
Son of Amasa Kenney and Canny Full-
gren. Born March 9, 1877.



SAMUEL MERRILL

Born Sept.. 28, 1780, Sansbury, N. Y. Came
to Utah July 29, 1847, James Broun CD.
Patriarch. Member of Mormon Battalion.







PHELEMON C. MERRILL
Son of Samuel Merrill and Phoebe Odell.
Born Xov. 12, 1820, Byron, N. Y. Came
to Utah with Mormon Battalion. Patriarch



JEDEDIAH GRANT MERRILL
Born Dec. 14, 1857, Farmington, Utah.



HARLEY MOWREY. (MOREY) >
Born Aug. 9, 1822, Burrillville, near Provi-
dence, R. I. Came to Utah July 27, 1847.
Member Mormon Battalion.



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BPHRAIM JOHN PEARSON
Born Oct. 28, 1825, Brookfiekl, N. Y. Came
to I'tah July 29, 1847, with Co. B, Mor-
mon Battalion. Farmer.



BENJAMIN PKARSON
Son of Ephraim John Pearson ami Nancy
Ann Foutz. Born Nov. 29, 1857.



WILLIAM BENJAMIN PEARSON
Son of Benjamin Pearson and Sarah Kllis
Hawley. Born May 30, 1882, Pleasant
Grove, Utah. Auditor and Accountant.






RULIAN VANCE PEARSON
Sun of Benjamin Pearson and Sarah
Ullis Hawley. Born July 12, 1886, Pleas-
ant Grove, Utah.



ALMA MATTISON PECK
Son of Thorit Peck, who came to Utah with
Co. C, Mormon Battalion, and Sarah
Younir. Born Sept. 30, 1852, at Pleasant
Grove, Utah. Mechanic.



DAVID PETTEGREW
Born July 29, 1791, at Chesterfield, Vt.
Came to Utah in 1847, Co. E, Mormon
Batt. Bishop 10th Ward, Salt Lake City.





WILLIAM HELAMAN PETTEGREW
Son of David Petteprrew and Caroline
Cope. Born March 5, 1860, at Salt Lake
City. Supt. Y. M. M. I. A., Juab Stake.



WILLIAM' COOK PROWS. (PROUSE)
Born June 11, 1827, in Indiana. Came to
Utah July 29, 1847, Co. B, Mormon Bat-
talion. High Priest.



WILLIAM ALMA RICHARDSON
Father of William Alma Richardson of
(Slaterville) Ogden, Utah.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847





WILLIAM ALMA UICHAHDSON, JR.
Son of William Alma Kichardson.



THOMAS RICHARDSON
Born Feb. 18, 1804, Manchester, Ens
Came to Utah July 29, 1847, James Brown
Company. High Priest.



THOMAS RICHARDSON
Son of Thomas Richardson and Mary M.
Mallalu. Born April 9, 1844, Montrose,
Iowa. Came to Utah in 1852.




THOMAS IVES RICHARDSON
Son of Thomas Richardson and Merab
Stone. Born Nov. 30, 1865, Slaterville,
Utah. Seventy.



WILLIAM WALKER RUST
Born AUK. 14, 1807, Danville, ~Vt. Came
to Utah July 29, 1847, James Brown Co.
Member Mormon Bat. Pres. Seventies.



GEORGE SMITH RUST
Son of William W. Rust and Mary T.
Rand. Born Jan. 23, 1834, Lowell, Vt.
Bishop of Loa Ward, Wayne Co., Utah.




GEORGE B. RUST

Son of George S. Rust and Eliza S. Brown.
Born Oct. 31, 1856, Spanish Fork, Utah.
High 1'riest. Sunday School Supt.



JOHN STEELE

Born March 21, 1821, at Holywood, Ire-
land. Came to Utah July 29, 1847, Mor-
mon Battalion Co. Mayor. Judge.



MAHONRI MORIANCUMER STEELE
Son of John Steele and Catherine Camp-
bell. Born May 1, 1849, at Salt Lake City.
Missionary. Capt in Nauvoo Legion.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847



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MAHONRI M. STEELE, JR.
Son of Mahonri M. Steele and Emily
Bunker. Born Feb. 2, 1870, at Toquervillo,
Utah. Garfleld County Clerk and Recorder.



WILLIAM WESLEY WILLIS
Son of William Wesley Willis. Born May
14, 1846, Nashville, Lee County, Iowa.
Came to Utah Sept. 28, 1847, John Ne-
beker Company.



ELIHU M. ALLEN

Born Oct. 5, 1835, Dryden, N. Y. Came to
Utah AUK. 8, 1847, John Scott Company.
Farmer and Elder.





GEORGE DAVID BLACK
Born Feb. 18, 1841, Copiah County, Miss.
Came to Utah July 27, 1847. High Coun-
cilor. Lieutenant Utah Militia.



CHARLES JEFFERSON BLACK
Son of George David Black and Mary
Hunt. Born Nov. 24, 1866, Ogden, Utah.
Bishop Le Grande Ward, Oregon.





ELAM CHENEY

Came to Utah July 29, 1847. His wife
was Hannah Compton, married in Nau-
voo. Daughter married Jas. Anderson, Sr.







WILLIAM DECATUR KAHTCHNER
Born May 4, 1820, Hartsford, Penn. Came
to Utah in 1847, Emmett Company and
Mormon Batt. Sunday School Supt.



MARK- ELISHA KARTCHNER
Son of William Decatur Kartchner and
Margaret .lane Casteel. Born Dec. 10,
1853, San Bernardino, Cal.



ZEMIRA PALMER

Born Aug. 9, 1831. Came to Utah Aug. 2'J,
1847, Mormon Battalion. Teacher. Indian
War Veteran. Farmer.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847




JOHN WESLEY TURNER
Son of Henry Turner. Born Nov. 21 1832
Avon, N. Y. Came to Utah in July, 1847.
Lives at Provo, Utah. Merchant.




ERASTUS BINGHAM

Born March 12, 1798, Concord, Essex Co.,
Vt. Came to Utah Sept. 19, 1847, Daniel
Spencer Company.



SANFORD BINGHAM

Son of Erastus Binprham and Lueinda
Gates. Born May 3, 1821, Concord, Essex
Co., Vt. Bishop Hiverdale Ward




ADAM ARAXTHON BINGHAM
.Son of Sanford Binnham and Agnes Fife
Born Nov. 14, 1865, Riverdale, Utah.
Bishop Riverdale Ward





EKASTUS BINGHAM, JR.
Son of Krastus Bin^ham an:l Lucimla
Gates. Born Sept. 30, 1822, St. Johns-
bury, Vt. Member Co. B, Mormon Batt.



ERASTUS PERRY BINGHAM
Son of Erastus Binfjham, Jr., and Olive
Hovey Freeman. Born March 20, 1846. I.a
llarpe, Hancock Co., 111. Pres. Sevcmirs.




I'KHRY ALANSON BINGHAM
Son of Erastus Perry Bintfham and Eme-
line Chastina Allen. Born April 8, 1871
Huntsville, Utah. Sunday School Supt



WILLAR1) B1XGHAM

Son of Krastus Bingham and Lucinda
Gates. Born Feb. 19, 1830.



PARLEY PRATT BINGHAM
Son of Willard BinKham and Janet i :
Born Dec. 30, 1859, Ogden, Utah.



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BRIGHAM HEBKR BINGHAM
Son of Erastus Binsham ant] Lucinda
Gates. Born Dec. 15, 1841. Bishop Wil-
son Ward. Director Wilson Irrigation Co.



BRIGHAM HEBER BINGHAM, JR.

Son of Kri^ham Heber Bin^ham and An-
Keline Therisia Aldous. Born Dec. 15,
1862, Lynne, Utah. Pres. 54th Quorum
Seventies.



HEBER RAYMOND BINGHAM
Son of BriRham Heber BinKliam, Jr., and
Catherine Rozilla Wilson. Born Nov. 20.
1884.






EDWIN ALDOUS BINGHAM
<nn of Brigham Heber Binsham and An-
:i-line Therisia AldouK. Born AUK. 31,
864. Bishop Wilson Ward.



JOHN BINGHAM
ORilen, Utah, and Blackfoot, Idaho.



THOMAS CALLISTER

Born July 8, 1821, Isle of Man, Eng.
Came to Utah Sept. 25, 1847, Daniel Spen-
cer Company. President Millard stake.






THOMAS C. CALLISTER
n of Thomas Callister and Helen Marr
lark. Born AUK. 2, 1852, Salt Lake City,
ishop. Mayor of Fillmore.



JAMEK CHISLETT

Born July 3, 1834, TrowbridKe, Wiltshire.
Ens. Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1847. Mayor
of American Fork. Merchant.



BENJAMIN F. CUMMINGS
Born March 3, 1821, in Maine. Came to
Utah in September, 1847, Daniel Spencer
Company. Died Oct. 22, 1899.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847





JAMES DEVALSON CUMMINGS
Son of Benjamin P. CumminKs and Mary
Jane Yearsley. First Bishop of Wilfonl
Ward.



HORACE DRAKE

Son of Daniel Drake, who came to Utah
Sept. 19, 1847, Daniel Spencer Company,
and Patience Perkins. Born April 19,
1826, Hartford, Trumbull Co., Ohio.



LORIN FARR

Son of Winslou Farr and Olive Ilnvey
Freeman. Born July 27, 1820, Waterfnrd,
Vt. Came to Utah Sept. 19, 1847, Daniel
Spencer Company. Pres. Weber Stake.





ENOCH FARR

Son of Lorin Farr and Nancy Bailey
Chase. Born Dec. 28, 1845, Nauvoo, 111.
Came to Utah in 1847. High Priest.



EZRA FARR

Son of Lorin Farr and Nancy Bailey
Chase. Born Feb. 21, 1854, Osden, Utah.



NEWTON FARR

Son of Lorin Farr and Nancy Hailr>
Chase. Born May 31, 1856, OKden, Utah.
Seventy.






JOSEPH FARR

Son of Lorin Farr and Sarah Giles. Born
AUK. 7, 1862, Ogden, Utah. Seventy.



MARCUS FARR

Son of Lorin Farr and Sarah Giles. Born
April 2, 1856, O^den, Utah. Member OB-
den Stake High Council.



MARCUS BALLANTYNE FARR
Son of Marcus Farr and Caroline J<
sephine Ballantyne. Born April 11, 188i
Ogden, Utah.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847





LAERTUS FARR

Son of Lorin Farr and Olive Ann Jones.
Born Jan. 23, 1853.



VALASCO FARR

Son of Lorin Farr and Olive Ann Jones.
Born AUK. 29, 1855, Ogden, Utah. Farmer
and Fruitgrower.



DAVID FARR

Son of Lorin Farr and Olive Ann Jones.
Born April 5, 1864, Ogden, Utah. Mer-
chant.






ASAHEL FARR
Son of Lorin Farr and Olive Ann Jones.
Horn Oct. 17, 1866, Ogden, Utah. Bishop's
Counselor.




ISAAC FARWELL FARR
Son of Lorin Farr and Mary Bingham
Snow. Born May 23, 1860, Ogden, Utah.
Manager Ogden Flour Mill.



LORENZO ERICKSON FARR
Son of Lorin Farr and Nicholine Erickson.
Born Oct. 25, 1858. Mining.




JOHN FARR

ion of Lorin Farr and Nicholine Erick-
<on. Born Jan. 4, 1863, Ogden, Utah,
['resident Seventies.



WINSLOW FARR, JR.
Son of Winslow Farr and Olive Hovey
FYeeman. Born May 11, 1837, E. Charles-
ton, Orleans Co., Vt. Came to Utah in 1848.



LAFAYETTE THOMAS FARR
Son of Winslow Farr, Jr., and Emily Jane
Covington. Born Feb. 14, 1864, Paradise,
Utah.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847





ELIJAH NORMAN FREEMAN
Born May 20, 1845, La Harpe, Hancock
Co., 111. Came to Utah Sept. 19, 1847,
Daniel Spencer Company.



CALEB HAIGHT

Born AUK. 22, 1778. Came to Utah Sept.
22, 1847, Daniel Spencer Company.



HECTOR CALEB HAIGHT
Son of Caleb Haisht, who came to Utah
Sept. 22, 1847, and Katurah Horton. Born
.Ian. 17, 1810, in New York. Assessor.






WILLIAM VAN ORUEN HAIGHT
Son of Hector Caleb Haisht and Julia Van
urden. Born Sept. 18, 1841, Stevenson
Co., 111. Black Hawk Indian War Vet'rn.



SAMUEL NEWTON HENDERSON
Born April 18, 1838, Crawford County, Mo.
Came to Utah Sept. 12, 1847, Daniel Spen-
cer Co. Black Hawk Indian War Veteran.



WILLIAM HAINEY HICKENLOOPER
Born Sept. 22, 1804, Westmoreland Co.,:
Pa. Came to Utah Sept. 22, 1847, Daniel
Sjiencer Co. Bishop 6th Ward, Salt [,:ikr.









JOHN T. HICKENLOOPER

Son of William Haincy Hickenlooper and
Sarah Hawkins. Born July 7, 1836, In
Pennsylvania. Came to Utah Sept. 22, 1847.



CHARLES ANDREW HICKENLOOPER
Son of William H. Hickenlooper and Ann
Ham. Born Jan. 23, 1862, Salt Lake
City. Bishop Pleasant View Ward.



WILLIAM ALMA HICKKNLOOPEK
Son of Charles Andrew Hickenlooper ami
Meilora Blanchard. Born Dec. 4, 1884.
Pleasant View. Utah. Dealer in lands.



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GEORGE W. HILL
Born March 5, 1822, Amesville, Athens Co.,
ihio. Came to Utah Sept. 18, 1847. Pa-
triarch ; High Priest.





GEORGE R. HILL

Son of George W. Hill and Cynthia Stew-
art. Born Aug. 22, 1846, Mt. Pi.sgah,
Iowa. Came to Utah Sept. 10, 1847. Bishop.



CHARLES W. HILL

Son of George W. Hill and Cynthia Stew-
art. Born May 30, 1861, at Ogden, Utah.
High Priest; Member High Council.






JOHN GREENLEAF HOLMAN
iorn Oct. 18, 1828, Genessee County, N. Y.
'ame to Utah Sept. 19, 1847, Daniel Spen-
er Company. Indian War Veteran.



ARTEMUS HOLMAN

Son of John Greenleaf Holman and Nancy
Clark. Born Sept. 25, 1852, Pleasant
Grove, Utah. Farmer and Stockraiser.



JAMES S. HOLMAN

Born Sept. 17, 1805, Templeton, Mass.
Came to Utah in 1847, Franklin 1). Rich-
ards Company. Bishop of Santaquin, Utah.








JAMES A. HOLMAN
on of James S. Holman and Naomi Le-
; aron. Born in 1836. Came to tltah in
*48. High Priest. Contractor. Farmer.
R



ISAAC LESTER HOLMAN
Son of James S. Holman and Naomi R.
LeBaron. Born Dec. 21, 1859, Fountain
Green, Utah. Seventy ; Ward Teacher.



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WILLIAM CRAWFORD LEWIS
Born Nov. 24, 1830, Simpson Co., Ken-
tucky. Came to Utah Sept. 19, 1847,
Daniel Spencer Co. Indian War Veteran.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847





EZRA OAKLEY

Came to Utah Sept. 30, 1847, John Taylor
Company. Seventy. Farmer.



WILLIAM GEORGE POTTER
Son of William George Potter and Sarah
Ann Whitney. Born about 1839 in Ohio.
Came to Utah in 1847, Daniel Spencer Co.



ISAAC ROGERS, JR.

Born Sept. 5, 1845, Middletown, N. J. Came
to Utah in September, 1847, Daniel Spen-
cer Co. First settler at Payson. Farmer.





HALMA SMITH

Son of James Henry Smith and Hannah
Van Wagoner. Born March 31, 1834.
Came to Utah Sept. 12, 1847. Teacher.



JOSEPH VAN SMITH

Son of James Henry Smith, who came to
Utah Sept. 12, 1847, and Hannah Van
WaKoner. Born Dec. 11, 1847. Farmer.



MORRIS JACKSON SXEDAKER
Born Dec. 16, 1818, Lansing, N. Y. Came
to Utah Sept. 21, 1847, Capt. Spencer Co.
Salt Manufacturer. Merchant. Mining Man.







DANIEL SI'KNCEH

Horn July 20, 1794, Weat StockbridRe,
Mass. Came to Utah Sept. 19. 1847. In
chaw of company known as Daniel Spen-
cer Co. President Salt Lake Stake.



CLAUDIUS V. SPENCER
Son of Daniel Spencer and Sophronia Eliza
1'omeroy. Born April 2, 1824, at West
Stockbridge, Mass. Came to Utah Sept.
23, 1847, Daniel Spencer Co. Patriarch.



DANIEL S. SPENCER
Son of Claudius V. Spencer and Susannah
Frances Neslen. Born June 12, 1857, Salt
Lake City. Actor. Life Insurance.






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HEZEKIAH THATCHER
Born AUK. 25, 1809, Martinsburg, Va.
Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1847, Daniel Spen-
cer Co. Indian War Vet. Philanthropist.



ORSON PRATT THATCHER
Son of Hezekiah Thatcher and Jane A.
Baugh. Born AUK. 19, 1876, Logan, Utah.
Missionary to N. W. States. Seventy.



NATHAN DAVIS THATCHER
Son of John B. Thatcher and Rachel Han-
nah Davis. Born Oct. 3, 1867. Merchant.
Bishop Thatcher Ward, Idaho.






MOSES THATCHER
Son of Hezekiah Thatcher and Alley
Kitchen. Born Feb. 2, 1842, Sansamon
'ounty, 111. Member Quorum Twelve
Apostles of Church of Jesus Christ of Lat-
ter-day Saints.




'MOSES THATCHER, JR.
Son of Moses Thatcher and Lettie A. Farr.
Born May 18, 1869, Logan, Utah. Elder.
Manager Thatcher Livery & Transfer Co.
City Councilman.






GEORGE W. THATCHER
Son of Hezekiah Thatcher and Alley
Kitchen. Born Feb. 1, 1840, Springfield,
III. High Priest. President Brigham
Young College Board. Mayor.





GEORGE W. THATCHER, JR.
Son of George W. Thatcher anil Luna C.
'"ung. Born Aug. 9, 1865, Salt Lake City.
Ugh Priest. Professor at Utah Agricu'l-
ural College.



JOHN YOUNG

Born May 22, 1791, Hopkinton, Mass.
Came to Utah In September, 1847, in com-
mand of four companies. Farmer.



JOHN McCLEVE YOUNG
Son of John Young and Sarah McCleve.
Horn Aug. 7, 1856, Salt Lake City. Mis-
sionary to England and Australia.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847






ALANSON ELDREDGE
Born Nov. 16, 1780, in New England.
Came to Utah Sept. 19, 1847, Daniel Spen-
cer Company. Farmer.



IRA ELDREDGE

Son of Alanson Eldredge and Esther Sun-
derlin. Born March 30, 1810, Middleton,
Vt. Came to Utah Sept. 19, 1847. Bishop.



EDMOND ELDREDGE
Son of Ira Eldredge and Nancy Black.
Born* May 1, 1835, Warren, Indiana. In-
dian War Veteran.





HORACE SUNDERLIN ELDREDGE
Son of Alanson Eldredse and Esther Sun-
derlm. Born Feb. 6, 1816, Brutus, CayuKa
Co., N. Y. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1848.



JAMES ALANSON ELDREDGE
Son of Horace Sunclerlin Eldredge and
Hannah Adams. Born Feb. 15, 1857, Salt
Lake City.



JOHN S. ELDREDGE

Son of Alanson EldredKe and Esther Sun-
derlin. Born April 30, 1821, Brutus, Cuyii-
sa Co., N. Y. Came to Utah Sept. 21, 1847.






HORACE ELDREDGE

Son of John S. EldredKe and Rhodlah S.
Collet!. Horn Feb. 5, 1865, American
Fork, Utah. Elder.



LUMAN DANIEL ENSIGN
Son of Lnman Ashley EnsiKn, who came
to Utah in 1847. Born March 25, 1854,
Salt Lake City.



MARTIN L. ENSIGN

Born March 31,- 1831. Westlield, Hampden
Co., Mass. Came to Utah, Sept. 22, 1847,
Ira EldredKe Company. High Councilor.






PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847





AIJAMS WESLEY ENSIGN
Son of Martin L. Ensign and Mary Dunn.
Born Jan. 1, 1875, Brigham City, Utah.
Dental Surgeon.



SAMUEL ENSIGN

Born May 24, 1805, Westfiekl, Mass. Game-
to Utah Sept. 22, 1847, Ira Eldredge Com-
pany. High Priest.



SAMUEL LOZENE ENSIGN
Son of Samuel Ensign and Mary Everett
Gordon. Born Jan. 24, 1836, Westfielrl,
Mass. Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1847.






ROBERT GREEN

Born in August, 1806, in New Hampshire.
Came to Utah Sept. 19, 1847, Ira Eldredge
Company.



ALVIN GREEN

Son of Robert Green and Fanny Greely.
Born May 27, 1829. Came to Utah Sept.
19, 1847, Ira Eldredge Co. High Priest.



AUSTIN GREELY GREEN
Son of Robert Green and Fanny Greely.
Born -March 26, 1834, in the State of New
York. Farmer.




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SYLVESTER JAMES
!orn March 1, 1835. Came to Utah Sep-
ember, 1847, Ira Eldredge Company.
' armer.



NYMPHUS CORIDON MURDOCK
Born May 12, 1833, Hamilton, Madison
Co., N. Y! Came to Utah Sept. 22, 1847,
Ira Eldredjje Company. Patriarch. Bishop.



JOSEPH ROYAL MURUOCK
Son of Nymphus Coridon Murdock and
Sarah Malissa Barney. Born Aug. 11,
1858, Salt Lake City, Utah. President
Wasatch Stake.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847





PARLEY PARKER PRATT
Born April 12, 1807, Burlington, N. Y.
Came to Utah Sept. 28, 1847, starting with
John Taylor Co., finishing with Perrigrine
Sessions Company.



MORONI WALKER PRATT
Son of Parley Parker Pratt and Ann
Agatha Walker. Born Oct. 10, 1853, Salt
Lake City. Bishop Fairview Ward. Poet.



DAVID SAVAGE

Born July 25, 1810, Johnstown, Leeds
Co., Canada. Came to Utah Sept. 24,
1847. Freighter.




DAVID SESSIONS

Born in 1793, Newry, Oxford Co., Maine.
Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1847, Perrigrine
Sessions Co. Elder. Successful Farmer.



PERRIGRINE SESSIONS.
Son of David Sessions, Sr., and Patty
Bartlett. Born June 15, 1814, Newry,
Maine. Brought a company to Utah Sept.
24, 1847.



CARLOS LYON SESSIONS
Son of Perrigrine Sessions and Julia Ann
Killgore. Born July 16, 1842, Naiivuo. 111.
Came a Utah with father. Sheriff Davis Co.




KEPLAH SESSIONS

Son of Perrigrine Sessions and Lucina
Call. Born Dec. 3. 1856, Bountiful. Mis-
sionary to North Carolina 1891-94.




ELIJAH FUNK SHEETS
Born March 22, 1821, Charleston. Pa.
Came to Utah Sept. 22, 1847, Perrigrine
Sessions Co. Bishop. Assessor, Collector.



NEPHI MUSSER SHEETS
Son of Elijah Funk Sheets and Susanna)
Musser. Born Aug. 24, 1850, Salt Laki
City. Prominent Agriculturist.



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EUWIN S. SHEETS

Son of Elijah F. Sheets and Emma Spen-
cer. Born Jan. 23, 1875, Salt Lake City.
Missionary. Bishop. Attorney at Law.



SILAS SANFORD SMITH
Born Oct. 26, 1830, Stockholm, St. Law-
rence Co., N. Y. Came to Utah Sept. 24.
1847, Perrigrine Sessions Company.



SILAS SANFORD SMITH, JR.
Son of Silas Sanford Smith and Clarinda
Ricks. Born July 10, 1853, Parowan,
Utah. Missionary to Southern States.






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JOHN WILLIAM SMITH
u of Silas Sanford Smith, Jr., and Betsy
lliamson. Born July 26, 1886, at Ma-
isa, Colorado. Pres. Elders' Quorum.



FRANCIS L. WOODS
Son of Francis Charles Woods and Evelyn
Pratt (daughter Parley P. Pratt, who
came to Utah 1847, and Agatha Walker).
Born Aug. 7, 1874, Salt Lake City.



JEHU BLACKBURN, JR.
Son of Jehu Blackburn, who came to Utah
Sept. 26, 1847, Capt. Nebeker Company,
and Julia Ann Jameson. Born March 26,
1848, Salt Lake City. Indian War Vet'rn.






STEPHEN CHIPMAN
Born Aug. 8, 1805, Leeds County, Canada.
3ame to Utah Sept. 23, 1847, Abraham O.
3moot Co. Farmer and Stockraiser.



WASHBURN CHIPMAN
Son of Stephen Chipman and Amanda
Washburn. Born April 16, 1829, Leeds
County, Canada. Capt. in Nauvoo Legion.



JAMES CHIPMAN
Son of Stephen Chipman and
Washburn. Mayor of
Merchant and Banker.



Amanda
American Fork.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1847












WILLIAM HENRY CHIPMAN
Born in 1834. Came to Utah Sept. 23,
1847, A. O. Smoot Company.



JOHN H. DEWEY

Born Feb. 7, 1832, Little River, Mass.
Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1847, A. O. Smoot
Company. Freighter ; Carpenter ; Miner.



JOSEPH C. KINGSBURY
Born May 2, 1812, Enfield, Conn. Came
to Utah, "Sept. 29, 1847, A. O. Smoot Co,
Bishop Second Ward Salt Lakfi. Patriarch




ALFRED B. LAMBSON
Born Aug. 27, 1820, Niagara County, N.
Y. Came to Utah Sept. 25, 18-17, Elijah E.
Fuller Company.



GEORGE B. MATSON

Born Oct. 26, 1827, Centerville, Del. Came
to Utah in October, 1847, A. O. Smoot
Co. City Councilman at Springville, Utah.



GEORGE BRINTON MATSON
Son of George B. Matson and Mary .lane
Guymon. Born Feb. 1, 1855, Springville,
I 'tali. Merchant.






WILLIAM MATSON

Son of George Brinton Matson and Jane
Elizabeth Waters. Born Aug. 11, 1880,
Springville, Utah. Machinist.



JOHN NEBEKER

Born Aug. 1, 1813, at Newport, New-
castle Co., Del. Came to Utah Sept. 24,
1847, A. O. Smoot Company.



WILLIAM PEHUY NEBEKER
Son of John Nebeker and Laurena Fitz-
gerald. Born Sept. 5, 1836, Kelly, Kutlei
Co., Ohio. Member Terr, legislature.



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IRA NEBEKER

Son of John Nebeker and Laurena Fitz-
gerald. Born June 23, 183!, Vermilion,
111. Bishop of Laketown.



FRANK K. NEBEKER
Son of Ira Nebeker and Delia Lane. Born
May 15, 1870, Laketown, Utah. Instruc-
tor of Mathematics at B. Y. C. of Logan.



A. O. SMOOT

Born Feb. 17, 1815, in Owen Co., Ky. Came
to Utali Sept. 24, 1847. In charge of the
A. O. Smoot Company. Mayor Salt Lake.





A. O. SMOOT, JR.

Son of A. O. Smoot and Diana Eldredge.
Born March 11, 1856, Sugar House, Utah.
State Senator ; II. S. Commissioner.



ISAAC ALBERT SMOOT
Son of A. O. Smoot, Jr., and Electa Bul-
lock. Born Nov. 3, 1880, Provo, Utah.
Elder. Missionary to England.



REED SMOOT

Son of Abraham O. Smoot and Anna Ker-
stina Morrison. Born, Jan. 10, 1862.
U. S. Senator January 1903, to date.









SAMUEL JONES ROLFE
Born Aug. 26, 1793, Concord, New Hamp-
shire. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1847, A. O.
Smoot Co. Bishop at Winter Quarters.



ROBERT- FRANKLIN TURNBOW
Son of Samuel Turnbow, who came to
Utah Sept. 24, 1847, A. O. Smoot Co., and
Sophia Hart. Born Dec. 11, 1840.



JOHN VAN COTT

Born Sept. 7, 1814, Canaan, N. Y. Came
to Utah Sept. 25, 1847. Missionary. Mem-
ber House of Representatives. Farmer.



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FRANK VICTOR VAN COTT
Son of John Van Cott and Laura Lund.
Born Aug. 7, 1863, Salt Lake City. Ward
Teacher ; Missionary to Samoan Islands.



WALDEMAR VAN COTT
Son of John Van Cott and Laura Lund.
Born Dec. 11, 1859, Salt Lake City.
Lawyer.



THOMAS WARRICK, JR.
Son of Thomas Warrick and Eliza Taylor.
Born Dec. 2, 1849, South Cottonwood,
Utah. High Priest. Farmer ; Stockman.





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JEREMIAH WOODBURY
Born March 9, 1791, in Massachusetts.
Came to Utah in 1847, A. O. Smoot Com-
pany. Sunday School Superintendent.




JOHN STILLMAN WOODBURY
Son of .Jeremiah Woodbury and Elizabeth
Bartlett. Born Nov. 20, 1825, New Salem,
Mass. Came to Utah with father.



JOHN MURDOCK

Born July 15, 1792, Kortright, Delaware
Co., N. Y. Came to Utah Sept. 29, 1847,
Capt. Wallace Co. First Bishop 14th Ward.






GIDEON A. MURDOCK
.Son of John Murdock and Electa Allen.
Born AUK. 1. 1840, Lima, 111. Bishop of
Joseph, Sevier Co., Utah.



JOSEPH STACY MURDOCK
Born June 26. 1822, Hamilton, N. Y. Came
to Utah in September, 1847. Bishop in
Wasatch Stake 1861. Indian War Veteran.



JOHN HEBER MURDOCK
Son of Joseph Stacy Murdock and Kliza
Clark. Born April 28, 1854, Old Church
Pasture, near Salt Lake City. Farmer.



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JOSEPH THOMAS MURDOCK
Son of Joseph Stacy Murdock and Eliza
Clark. Born Dec. 15, 1855, near Bing-
ham, Salt Lake Co., Utah. Rancher.



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