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Stone). Born Nov. 19, 1834, Albany, N. Y. Came to Utah
1850.

Married Martha D. Young-, 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter
of Dolph and Rhoda Young). Their children: John H.;
Rhoda; Sarah Jane; Alfred; Annie; Louis; Joseph; Celistia;
Ada M. Family home Provo, Utah.

Married Mary Jones 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of
Eliza Jones and Margrate Talbot, married in Morgan Co.,
Ohio, pioneers U60). She was born 1840 in Ohio. Their
children: Margrate; Elizabeth; Jonathan; Eliza A.; Laura
Linona; Julia; Olive; May; Estella; Sylvia; Hannah.

Black Hawk war veteran. President 20th quorum sev-
enties; counselor in high priests' quorum; patriarch.

DUKE ROBERT STONE (son of Jonathan Oldham Duke and
Mary Stone). Born April 14, 1837, Albany, N. Y. Came to
Utah with father.

Married Anna W. Ross Young March 6, 1857, Provo, Utah
(daughter of Adolphia Young, who died on the way to Utah,
and Rhoda Jared, pioneer Sept. 25, 1852, John Tidwell com-
pany). She was born July 13, 1840. Their children: Robert
b. Dec. 4, 1857, m. Anna J. Peterson; Adolphia Young b. Jan.
25 1860 m. Emma Nilsson; Anna Lenora b. Dec. 18, 1862, m.
John Cummlngs; Mary Maranda b. Sept. 23, 1864, d. April 22,
1881- Frances Marion b. Dec. 11, 1866, d. Sept. 2, 1879; Law-
rence Brigham b. Jan. 10, 1869, m. Sarah K. Hlcken; Rhoda
Matilda b. Aug. 31, 1872, m. John A. Smith; Alma b. Jan. 15,
1874, d. June 18, 1879; William Wade b. July 20, 1876, d. July
14, 1879; Martha Jane b. Sept. 27, 1878, m. James William

Married Rachel Horrocks Nov. 11, 1872, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John and Ann Horrocks of Chesmore, Bolton,
Lancashire, Eng., pioneers 1866). She was born Dec. 26,
1853. Their children: Mary Ann b. Dec. 10, 1875, m. Aldoras
E Dayton; Adelia b. Jan. 10, 1877, m. Albert Richens; Robert
Roger b. Oct. 7, 1878; Emily Jane b. March 11, 1881, m. John
J. Sellers; Lyman b. April 13, 1885; Betsy b. Oct. 12, 1888, m.
Nels Anderson; Katy Lenhart b. Nov. 25, 1890. Family home
Heber City. Utah.

Missionary to Pennsylvania 1882-84; high priest and pa-
triarch- bishop of East ward, Heber City, 1884-1901; coun-
selor to Pres. William Wall of Wasatch stake 1862. Assisted
in bringing immigrants to Utah 1866. Settled at Heber City
1859 and helped to make first canals and wagon roads.

DUKE, ROBERT (son of Robert Stone Duke and Anna W.
Ross Young). Born Dec. 4, 1857, Provo, Utah.

Married Anna Josephine Peterson Feb. 9, 1882, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Swen August Peterson and Bety Dahlman
of Trollhattan Falls, Sweden, who came to Utah 1872 by
rail). She was born Feb. 21, 1860. Their children: Adolphia
R. b. Nov. 16, 1882, m. Christina V. Lindsay; Joseph Pratt b.
May 28, 1884; Mable Regina b. June 21, 1886; Seymour B. and
Sterling S. b. July 1, 1888; Mina Laprele b. March 27, 1893;
Dessie b. Dec. 20, 1894; Jerald Boyd b. Jan 13, 1897. Family
home Heber City, Utah.

President Y. M. M. I. A. 1880; member 20th quorum seven-
ties 1884-1901; missionary to Indiana and Ohio 1890-92;
bishop of 1st ward Heber City 1901. Secretary and treas-
urer Heber Mercantile company 1905-12; director of Heber
City bank 1908-12. Member city council 1908-12; president
town board 1902-04, and 1908-12; treasurer Wasatch county.
Farmer.

DUKE, GEORGE JONATHAN (son of Jonathan Oldham Duke
and Sarah Thompson). Born May 25, 1858, Provo, Utah.

Married Sarah Temperance Meacham Oct. 26, 1881. at
Provo (daughter of Lewis Meacham, born Sept. 4, 1814,
Grafton county, N. H., and died March 22, 1895, Provo, Utah,
and Lydia Wells, born Aug. 6, 1817, Onondaga county, N. Y.,
and died Oct. 20, 1890, at Provo; they later resided at Mer-
cer, Pa. pioneers Oct. 5, 1851). She was born May 3, 1863,
Their children: Lydia b. Oct. 18, 1882, m. George M. Fuller;
Sarah Emeline b. Nov. 18, 1883, m. Sidney T. Harding;
George b. Feb. 25, 1885. m. Hilda Young; Albert b. Jan. 20,
1887, m. Fern Tanner; Lewis b. Dec. 18, 1888; Alice b. Sept.
27 1890, m. Claud Carter; Orlando b. Dec. 22, 1891, died;
Lenore b. Aug. 10, 1893; Matilda b. Sept. 29, 1895, died; Leila
b July 12, 1897; Florence b. Sept. 23, 1899; Thomas Alden b.
March 16, 1901; Ralph b. Jan. 20, 1904, and Hilda b. Feb. 13,
1908, died. Family home Provo, Utah.

Farmer and ranchman.



DUNCAN, HOMER (son of John Duncan and Betsy Taylor
Putnam of Barnet, Caledonia county, Vt. ). Born Jan. 19,
1815, at Barnet. Came to Utah Oct. 16, 1848, Barney Adams
company.

Married Asenath M. Banker 1841 in New York state
(daughter of Platt N. M. Banker). Their children: Julia
Emily b. April 25, 1845, d. April 26, 1873; John Chapman b.
Sept. 9. 1846, m. Teresa Ann Urie; William Platt b. April 2,
1848, d. March 10. 1860; Permelia Asenath b. May 20, 1850, m.
Frank C. Foster; Lydia Maria b. Nov. 24, 1852, d. Oct. 25.
1854; Homer Putnam b. Aug. 13, 1855, d. Aug. zi, 188. Mary
Putnam b. Oct. 14, 1858, m. Louis Fisher; m. James Under-
wood; Lillies Isabel b. Aug. 30, 1862, d. Aug. 10, 1863; Emma
Jane b. Oct. 20, 1864, m. William J. Strong; Don Delamore b.
June 29, 1868, m. Anna H. Derrick.

Married Sarah Trippess July 11, 1863, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Trippess and Susannah Barr of Foles-
hlll, Eng.), who was born March 20, 1839, Coventry, Eng.,
and came to Utah 1862. Their children: Densmore Trippess
b. Feb. 4, 1866, m. Nida Fuller; Sarah Ellen b. April 1, 1868,
m. Robert Morris; May b. Sept. 17, 1871, d. March 9, 1901;
Homer Horace b. May 26, 1873, m. Lottie Cheshire; Louis
Chapman b. April 26, 1875, m. Zella Barton (deceased), m.
Alice Foster; George b. July 8, 1877, d. same day; Israel Put-
nam b. May 30, 1880; Martha Putnam b. Jan. 25, 1885, m.
Rodney W. Bartlett. Family resided Salt Lake City, Cedar
City and St. George, Utah.

Missionary to Texas and England 1855-61; senior presi-
dent 3d quorum seventies. Crossed the plains eleven times
with oxteams. Called to help settle St. George 1863, later
moved to Cedar City, returning- to Salt Lake City 1885, where
he died March 23, 1906.

DUNCAN, JOHN CHAPMAN (son of Homer Duncan and
Asenath Malvina Banker). Born Sept. 9, 1846, Des Moines,
Iowa. Came to Utah October, 1848, Barney Adams company

Married Teresa Ann Heyborne May 27, 1872, at Cedar City.
Utah (daughter of John Heyborne and Sarah Ann Melborn of
Sydney, Australia, latter pioneer 1860, David H. Cannon com-
pany). She was born Jan. 27, 1854. Their children: Asenath
Melvina b. May, 1873, m. Charles Perry; Julia Emily m
William Hitchcock; Sarah Jane, Naomi Bell, Jessie Agnes
Emma Teresa, latter four died; George, m. Jennie Macdonald-
John, d. infant; Bertha Roxana, m. Howard Pettle- Homer
Chapman, d. infant. Family resided Cedar City and Ferron
Utah.

Missionary to eastern states 1875-76; member 91st quorum
seventies; ward clerk and teacher. County commissioner-
justice of peace. Farmer and stockraiser.

DUNCAN. DENSMORE TRIPPESS (son of Homer Duncan
and Sarah Trippess). Born Feb. 4, 1866, Cedar City Utah

Married Nida Fuller June 22, 1893, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of William and Elizabeth Fuller of that place pioneers
1862). Their children: Virginia b. Feb. 19. 1894- Marie b
July 14, 1900; Lora Bernice b. May 28, 1903. Family home
Salt Lake City.

Missionary to eastern states.



DUNCAN, JAMES (son of John and Lydia Duncan). Born
May 1, 1794, in Robertson County, Tenn. Came to Utah
Sept. 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company.

Married Rebecca Herring Feb. 20, 1823, who was born
March 25, 1807, and died June 11, 1830. Their children-
James M. b. Sept. 12, 1826, died; MalinMa b. June 14 1827 d
July 17, 1844; Susan b. June 17, 1829, m. Joseph Henrle
Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married Huldah Jones, March 7, 1833 (daughter of Chap-
win and Ellen Jones), who was born May 4, 1813, In Wilson
county, Tenn., came to Utah with husband and died Feb 22
1887. Their children: William Riley b. May 16, 1834 d'ied :
Matilda Ann b. April 25, 1836, m. Charles Henry Sto'ddard-
Rebecca Jane b. June 14, 1842, m. John Poorman- John b'
April 24, 1845, (d. Feb. 1, 1878), m. Martha Lewis. Family
home Bountiful, Utah.

Presented the prophet Joseph Smith with a horse which
the prophet named Joe Duncan, after himself and the donor
Farmer. Died May 4, 1874.



DUNCAN, CHAPMAN (son of John Duncan and Betsy T.
Putnam of Barnet, Caledonia county, Vt.). Born July 1,
1812, Bath N. H. Came to Utah Oct. 16, 1848, Barney Adams
company.

Married Rebecca Rose. Only child: Ellen J., m. Charles
Franklin Randall.

Married Locky Jones. One child: Emily D.

Married Rosanna Taylor Aug. 23, 1863. Their children:
Taylor D. ; Becky D.

Died Dec. 22, 1900, Loa, Utah.



DUNCAN, JAMES (son of James Duncan and Mary McLaugh-
lin of Lanarkshire, Scotland). Born Feb. 5, 1828, Greenend
Lanarkshire. Came to Utah September, 1852, John Higby
company.

Married Jennett Snedden 1850 (daughter of David Snedden
and Christenia Lyle, pioneers 1852, John Higby company
She was born April 21, 1830, and came to Utah with husband'
Their children: Mary J. b. April 15, 1854, m. James M Stew-
art Dec. 22, 1873; James b. Feb. 26, 1857, m Annie J Beck-
strand; David b. Feb. 4, 1859, m. Mary J. Stott; John'b Jan
7, 1861, m. Annie Prisby; Christena b. March 24 1863 m'
Hugh Larson; Elizabeth E. b. Feb. 8, 1866 m James' M'
Stewart; Adam b. Feb. 3, 1868, d. infant; Richard b Feb 8
1869, m. Anna M. Martin; George, d. infant. Family home
Meadow, Utah.

Early settler at Meadow. Bishop's counselor 18 years
Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Farmer. Died Jan. 4.

DUNCAN, -WILLIAM (son of Henry and Jane Duncan of
Scotland). Came to Utah Sept. 13. 1861. Joseph Home com-
pany.

Married Mary Brown (daughter of Adam and Catherine
Brown of Tranent, Haddtngton, Scotland). Their children:



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Adam, m. Isabella Robbs; Peter, m. Annie McNeal; Henry,
d. aged 4; Henry, d. aged 2; Catherine b. Dec. 28, 1846, m.
John Thomas Moon; James, died. Family home Salt Lake
City, Utah.

High priest. Died March 1874.



DUNCOMBE, JOSEPH (son of Henry Duncombe and Martha
Etano of Dorliston, Staffordshire, Eng.). Born March 15,
1806, at Dorliston. Came to Utah November 1865, Thomas
Taylor company.

Married Elizabeth Glover February 1833, Dorliston, Staf-
fordshire (daughter of John Glover and Ann James, of that
place). She was born Dec. 2, 1815. Their children: Caro-
line, m. Edward Kendrick; Martha d. aged 17; Henry m.
Nancy Turner; Joseph, Thomas and Hannah, died; Ann, m.
John Halmberg; Thomas Elijah, died: Nrhemlah David, m.
Fannie Haines; Eliza, m. Edwin F. Fletcher; Return, d. In-
fant; Sarah, m. Melvin D. Cook; Franklin, m. Dora Hanson;
Albert Joseph O., m. Mary Mackay. Family home Granger,
Utah.

Seventy; president Willenhall branch In England. Far-
mer; miner. Died 1895.



DITNFORD, ISAAC (son of John Dunford of Trowbridge,
Wiltshire, England). Born June 24, 1823, Trowbridge, Eng-
land. Came to Utah Oct. 4, 1856, John Banks company.

Married Leah Bailey 1843 at Trowbridge, England
(daughter of Jacob Bailey of Trowbridge, England). She
was born September, 1825. Their children: Mary, died; Wil-
liam, m. Melvinia C. B. Whitney; Savinia, died; Alma B., m.
Susa Young; Seaborne, died; Moroni, m. Sarah Bridwell;
Albert, m. Mary Nelson; Eliza, died; Parley, m. Mary Jacob-
son; Oliver, m. Ida Osmond; James, m. Eliza Jacobson; Leah,
m. David A. Brogue. Family home, Bloomington, Idaho.

Seventy; president of branch of church at St. Louis.
Merchant. Died Oct. 4, 1877, Salt Lake City.

DUNFORD, ALMA B. (son of Isaac Dunford and Leah
Bailey). Born Aug. 19, 1850, Trowbridge, England; came
to Utah Oct. 4, 1856, John Banks company.

Married Susa Young Feb. 23, 1873, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Brigham Young and Lucy Bigelow of Salt Lake
City pioneers July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company).
She was born Feb., 1855. Their children: Leah E. b. Feb.
27, 1873, m. John A. Widtsoe; Alma B. b. Aug. 18, 1875.
Family home Salt Lake City.

Married Lovenia T. Clayton Feb. 27, 1882, Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Clayton and Margarette Moon of
England pioneers July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company).
Their children: Isaac Clayton b. April 16, 1883; Carlos
LeRoy b. May 19, 1884; Margarette, b. Aug. 10, 1886; Alice
Amelia b. July 31, 1888; Rachel Grant b. Dec. 16. 1890;
Ruth Olive b. Oct. 6, 1892; William Chauncey b. Sept. 10,
1895; Mary Lovenia b. Dec. 16, 1897.

Missionary to England 1877-78; member 52nd quorum
seventies. Dentist.



DtTNBT, SIMEON ADAMS (son of Simeon Dunn and Sally
Bath of Williamstown, Ontario county, now Groveland, Liv-
ingston county, N. Y.). Born Aug. 7, 1803, at Williamstown.
Came to Utah Sept. 27, 1848, Brigham Young company.

Married Adeline Rawson July 3, 1828 (daughter of Ama-
rlah Rawson and Betsy Carpenter), who was born Nov. 27,
1811. Their children: Adeline b. June 11, 1830, m. Alpheus
Haws 1845; Francis b. Dec. 5, 1831. d. 1834; Mary b. Nov. 2,
1833, m. Martin Luther Ensign; Maria b. March 3, 1836; Mo-
slah D. and Amariah b. Feb. 19, 1837; Betsy b. May 22, 1840,
ra. Alpheus P. Haws. Family home Nauvoo, 111.

Married Margaret Snyder June 19, 1842, Nauvoo, 111.
(daughter of Jacob Snyder and Hannah Anderson), who was
born March 12, 1812. Their children: Susanna b. May 6,
1843, m. Allen Hunsaker April 24, 1859; Simeon b. Feb. 9,
1846.

Married Jane Caldwell. Their child: Joseph Moroni b. Feb.

12, 1847, m. Susanna E. White Dec. 27, 1866.

Married Harriet Atwood Silver Jan. 3, 1847, Winter Quar-
ters, Iowa (daughter of Arad Silver and Sophia Nichols),
who was born July 22, 1818. Their children: Sarah Sophia
b. July 8, 1849, m. John Dunn Jan. 12, 1867; Simeon Adams
b. Jan. 13, 1851, m. Eunice E. Harmon Nov. 6, 1876; Eveline
S. b. Sept. 12, 1853, m. Allen Hunsaker Oct. 5, 1868; Emeline
S. b. Sept. 12, 1853, m. Frances R. Cantwell; Charles Oscar
b. Oct. 13, 1855, m. Letitia Smith, m. Martha Jane Welch;
Harriet S. and Henry S. b. Dec. 31, 1857. Family home Brig-
ham City, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Wickham 1865, Salt Lake City, who
was born Feb. 14, 1836, London, Eng. Their children: Eph-
riam W. b. April 15, 1866, m. Marian Whitney June 12, 1889;
Lorenzo W. b. March 11, 1868.

President 15th quorum seventies 1845; missionary to Can-
ada 1841; to New York 1844; Society Islands 1848-51; to
Eastern states 1872. Settled at Brigham City, Utah, 1853.

DUNN, JOSEPH MORONI (son of Simeon Adams Dunn and
Jane Caldwell). Born Feb. 12, 1847, Winter Quarters. Iowa.
Married Susanna Elizabeth White Dec. 27, 1866, Tooele,
Utah (daughter of Jonathan White and Elizabeth Dodd, pio-
neers 1849, E. T. Benson company). She was born Feb. 4,
1848, Tealby, Eng. Their children: Joseph Owen b. Dec. 16,
1867, m. Mary Ann Craner Sept. 24, 1890; Elizabeth b. Dec.

13, 1869; Martha Jane b. Feb. 9, 1872, m. Frank Bramet May
10, 1894; Ann Eliza b. Jan. 7, 1875, m. Edgar Victor Ander-



son Dec. 8, 1897; Mary Adeline b. June 24, 1877. m. Herbert
H. Vowles Jan. 6. 1898; Eveline b. Dec. 26, 1879; Erne Su-
sanna b. Dec. 6, 1880, m. John Alfred Lindberg Oct. 9 1901-
'Vino ?i b- F ,*r b - 25> 1884 - m - George F. Richards Jr. Dec.
18, 1902; Llewellyn Crandall b. Feb. 6, 1888, m. Terresa V.
Jensen June 9, 1909. Family resided Bountiful. Brigham
City and Tooele, Utah.

President elders' quorum 1884; member 43d quorum sev-
enties; high priest. Served two terms in city council. Died
Aug. o, 1913.

DUNN CHARLES OSCAR (son of Simeon Adams Dunn and

,J rlet . Silver). Born Oct. 13. 1855, Brigham City. Utah.

Married Letitia Smith Oct. 18, 1876, at Brigham City
(daughter of Samuel and Janet Maria Smith, who was born
May 8, 1860, at Brigham City. Their children: Lev! b. June
3, 1883, m. Mary Ann Miller Jan. 8. 1902; Oscar Smith b. Oct.
17, 1886, m. Media E. Nuttall Sept. 19, 1906; Harriet L b
June 9, 1890, m. Victor J. Allen Dec. 18. 1913; Samuel A. b!
March 12, 1898; Leslie S. b. April 16. 1900. Family resided
Brigham City, Millville and College, Utah.

Married Martha Jane Welch Oct. 24, 1883, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Welch and Eliza Billlngton), who wa
born Feb. 24, 1859, Centerville, Utah. Thoir children: Charles
Welch b. April 16, 1885, m. Lula M. Schenk Sept. 19 1906-
Eliza Jane- b. Dec. 10, 1886, m. John A. Israelson Dec 23
1908; John William b. March 18, 1889; Eveline Silver b. Oct
9, 1893; Simeon A. b. March 2, 1896; Lester W. b. Aug. 18,
1898.

Superintendent M. I. A. and assistant superintendent Sun-
day school Brigham City. Utah; labored in St. George temple

82; bishop College ward 1891-1912. Moved to Cache county
1882. and labored in Logan temple 1884-85.



DUIYST, WILLIAM G. (son of James Dunn and Jane Milner,
of Staffordshire, Eng.). Born Feb. 16, 1812, in Staffordshire.
Came to Utah June 6, 1861, freight company.

Married Elizabeth Howells Oct. 2, 1837, In Lancashire
Eng. (daughter of John and Elizabeth Howells of Manches-
ter). She was born June 17. 1817. Their children: Elizabeth
b. Jan., 1840, m. Peter Stubbs; James b. June 2. 1841, m.
Hannah Fielding; Selina; Asenith; Hannah b. July, 1848, m
Alfred Dunkley; Elisha. Family resided Salt Lake City and
American Fork, Utah.

Married Sarah Bradshaw. Their children: William B.;
John S.; Joseph W.

Member 36th quorum seventies; member tabernacle choir
1851-55; member Nauvoo brass band 1851. Farmer. Died
Dec. 25, 1894. Provo, Utah.

DUNN, JAMES (son of William G. Dunn and Elizabeth How-
ells). Born June 2, 1841, at Manchester, Eng. Came to
Utah September 1853, A. O. Smoot company.

Married Hannah Fielding Jan. 10, 1861, Provo, Utah
(daughter of James Fielding and Ann Henshaw, of Lanca-
shire, Eng.. pioneers 1855). She was born Aug. 9, 1843, and
died March 12, 1888. Their children: James F. b. Oct 1
1861, m. Harriett Ann Snow; William F. b. July 2, 1863, :n.
Harriet Wilkins; Joshua F. b. July 30, 1866, m. Fanny El-
liott; John Peter b. Dec. 14, 1867, d. child; Henry F. b. March
3, 1869, m. Zina Cluff; Elizabeth Ann b. Aug. 24, 1871, m.
Charles F. Decker; Hannah A. b. Nov. 11, 1873, d. child;
Alice Eva b. Dec. 3, 1875, m. Robert Cunningham; Mary Ellen
b. May 17, 1878, m. Arthur Craven; Emma May b. May 20.
1880, m. George A. Startup. Family home Provo, Utah.

Married Mattie Fitzgerald at Salt Lake City. Their chil-
dren: Fern, m. Mr. Furner; Vera Earl; LeRoy. Family home
Robinson. Utah.

High priest; member high council. Provo city councilman,
alderman and commissioner. Lieutenant in Utah militia.
Manager West Co-operative Association, also Provo woolen
mills 10 years, and Mammoth Mining Company's mills 12
years.

DUNN, JAMES FIELDING (son of James Dunn and Hannah
Fielding). Born Oct. 1, 1861. American Fork, Utah.

Married Harriett Ann Snow Feb. 1, 1882, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John C. Snow, born in Lima, 111., and Harriett
Baker, born in Herefordshire, Eng., pioneers Oct. 9. 1862).
She was born Nov. 6, 1861. Their children: Hannah H. b.
Jan. 2, 1884, m. Nephi C. Hicks; Maud H. b. Feb. 9, 1886, m.
Joseph A. Passey; Spencer S. b. Nov. 14, 1887. died; Erma A.
b. Dec. 28, 1891, m. C. R. Stark; Marcus J. b. Oct. 20. 1893;
Lora b. Aug. 23, 1896; Leon b. Oct. 15, 1898. Family home
Provo, Utah.

Member 34th quorum seventies. Provo city councilman
1885-86. Commercial traveler; merchant.



DURFEE, JABEZ (son of Edmund Durfce and Lainey Pickle
of Nauvoo, 111.). Born May 10, 1828. New York. Came to
Utah 1850, oxteam company.

Married Celestia Curtis Dec. 25. 1860, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Enos Curtis and Ruth Franklin of Pennsylva-
nia pioneers 1850, oxteam company). She was born April
21, 1832. Their children: Marlah Elizabeth, m. Numan Van
Luven; Jabez Erastus m. Sarah E. Kendall; Ellel, died; El-
mira Deseret, died; Edmund Franklin, m. Nancy E. Martin;
Celestia Chloe, m. Franklin D. Spencer; John Devaldi, m.
Zabrina E. Draper; LeGrande, m. Mary Jane Crowther; VI-
late, m. C. M. Ivie. Family home Springville and Aurora,
Utah.

First bishop of Aurora ward. Early settler to Aurora.
Carpenter; farmer and fruitgrower. Died Dec. 27, 1884.



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DTJRFEE, THOMAS. Came to Utah 1861, oxteam company.

Married Charlotte Sanford. Their children: Henry, d. aged
18; Ellen, m. Abraham Penrod; Olive, m. George Pickup;
Ida, m. Jep Dlnsdale; Rolla, m. John Dlnsdale; Fannie, m.
John Faulkner, m. Elisha Wilbur. Family resided Ogden
and Provo. Utah.

Elder. Carpenter and sawyer. Died February 1897, at
Ogden.



DURRANT, JOHN (son of William Durrant and Mary
Stewart of Bovington^ Herefordshire, Eng.). Born April 8,
1837, Bovington, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 13, 1861, E. R.
Wright freight train.

Married Jemima Berry Henson (Turner) Dec. 24, 1862,
Endowment House, Salt Lake City (daughter of James
Henson and Hetty Lancaster of Deans Hanger, Eng., came
to Utah about 1872). She was born Aug. 2, 1835.

Married Elizabeth Jane Ginger Aug. 9, 1870, Endowment
House, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Ginger and
Jane Childs of Herefordshire, Eng., latter came to Utah
Aug. 20, 1868, Captain McMaster company, part of way on
railroad). She was born Sept. 17, 1854. Their children:
William A. b. Oct. 30, 1871, m. Eliza Conder; John Edward
b. Dec. 23, 1873, m. Minnie Elizabeth Baxter; Lorenzo James
b Oct. 4, 1876, m. Agnes Priscilla Lewis; Mary Stewart b.
Jan. 25. 1879 (d. Dec. 31, 1903), m. Albert Sagers Mott;
Katie Jane Childs b. July 17, 1881, d. Aug. 11, 1890; Joseph
Smith b. March 2, 1884, m. Lenora Holding; Lucy Hetty b.
Sept. 22, 1885, m. John W. Wright; Jemima Berry Henson
b. April 19, 1888, m. George E. May; Rosa Emmellne b.
Nov. 19, 1893; Hyrum Sterling b. Feb. 11, 1895, d. Infant.
Family home American Fork, Utah.

Member 67th quorum seventies; high priest. Janitor
many years; watermaster 1878 to 1908; gardener, vine
dresser, farmer; conducted a molasses factory In American
Fork from 1863 to 1900.

Jemima Berry Hensen was the widow of William Turner.
Only child: a son, died infant.



DtTRRANT, THOMAS HOAR (son of William Durrant, born
July 1814, and Phoebe Hoar, born May 23, 1816, both of
Deanshanger, Northamptonshire, Eng.). He was born March
27, 1849, at Deanshanger. Came to Utah Aug. 20, 1868,
Chester Loveland company.

Married Agnes Nlsh Dec. 28, 1874 (daughter of Robert Nish
and Agnes Wilson married Jan. 14, 1855, on Atlantic ocean,
pioneers 1855, Richard Ballantyne company). She was born
Feb 10 1857. Their children: Agnes Elvira b. Sept. 23, 1875,
m. L. M. Mendenhall Dec. 15, 1897; Thomas William b. Dec.
20, 1876, m. Elizabeth M. Biggs Dec. 15, 1897; Phoebe Sarah
b Sept 18. 1878, m. J. B. Robinson Sept. 15, 1898; James
LeRoy b. Augr. 26, 1880. m. Lizzie Baker Dec. 17, 1902; Alonzo
Robert b Aug. 11, 1882, m. Elnora Morrison Dec. 21. 1906;
Ida Maud b. July 14, 1885, m. Jerome B. Porter Dec. 24,
1903- Annie Eveline b. Nov. 11, 1886, m. Reuben Lowe Dec.
19 1906; Ethel May b. Nov. 13, 1889, m. Hugh Sloan Nov. 9,
1S10- Fredrlc Elmo b. May 6, 1892, m. Myrtle Whitehead
Nov. 1. 1911; Jennie Ray b. Oct. 9, 1894; Isaac Alma b. May
22, 1889.

President T. M. M. I. A.; 2d counselor to bishop L. L.
Hatch at Franklin; high priest; secretary of Sunday school
Oneida stake 1884-97. Settled in Morgan City; assisted in
building- Union Pacific and Utah Northern Ry. Agent and
telegraph operator in Corinne, Utah, and two years in
Franklin, Idaho. Member sixth session Idaho state legis-
lature; member village board of trustees; village clerk;
justice of peace; notary public and village magistrate in
Franklin. Engrossing clerk for seventh session of Idaho
state legislature.



DUSENBERRY, MAHLON. Born March 1, 1808, Frenchtown,
N. J. Came to Utah July 18, 1860, Capt. Williams independ-
ent company.

Married Aurilla Coray May 21, 1831, at Easton, Pa. (daugh-
ter of Silas Coray, who died in Illinois, and Mary Stephens,
both originally of Danville, N. Y., the latter a pioneer 1852).

Their children: John b. Aug. 2, 1832, m. Montague; Mary

Ann b Feb. 2, 1835, m. James P. Long, m. David Watson, m.
Ellel Ogden; Warren N. b. Nov. 1, 1836, m. Adelaide Elizabeth
Webb- Silas b. Dec. 11, 1838, d. child; Wilson Howard b.
April 7, 1841, m. Harriet Virginia Coray, m. Margaret Thomp-
son Smoot; Martha Jane b. April 15, 1843, b. Charles Dean
Glazier; William b. June 12. 1845, d. Infant; George b. July
7 1848 and Albert b. Dec. 20, 1850, both died in childhood.
'Settled In California. Carpenter and cabinet-maker. Died
Aug. 22, 1899, Sacramento, Cal.

DUSENBERRT. WILSON HOWARD (son of Mahlon Dusen-
berry and Aurilla Coray). Born April 7, 1841, Perry, Pike
county, 111. Came to Utah July 18, 1860, independent com-
pany.

Married Harriet Virginia Coray Dec. 4, 1864. Provo, Utah
(daughter of Howard Coray and Martha Jane Knowlton, of
Danville N. Y., pioneers 1852). She was born Aug. 13, 1848,



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