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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



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Married Sarah Ellen "Wilkinson Dec. 10, 1890, Mantl, Utah
(daughter of James Wilkinson of Hindley, Lancashire, Eng.,
and Alice Wright, married 1866 at Burnley, Lancashire, and
came to Utah 1896). She was born Jan. 29, 1870, and came
to Utah Aug. 1890. Their children: Joseph Smith b. Sept. 8,
1891; Alice Ellen b. June 19, 1893; George Teasdale b. May
6 1895; James Wilkinson b. Feb. 21, 1897; Abraham Cleworth
b'. May 21, 1899; Daisy Hermine b. May 16, 1904; Lyman Wil-
kinson b. March 24, 1907; Hyrum Wilkinson b. March IB,
1909.

Settled first at Springville and later at Loa, Utah. County
attorney; county superintendent of district schools; state
senator. President 82d quorum seventies; stake superin-
tendent of Sunday schools 1894-1901; missionary to Great
Britain 1888-90, 1901-03; high priest; 2d counselor to Willis
E. Robison, president of Wayne stake 1903; 1st counselor
to Gearsen S. Bastian, president of Wayne stake 1906; pres-
ident Wayne stake 1910.



EDGEL, GEORGE (son of William Edgel). Born July 19,
1829, Headly. Hampshire, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 1, 1863,
Daniel D. McArthur company.

Married Mariah Noble Apgood Oct. 8, 1864 (daughter of
William Noble and Carolina Hansen, latter a pioneer 1859).
She was born 1826; came to Utah with her mother in 1859.
The only child was Sarah Ann b. Aug. 14, 1865, m. Shadrach
Roundy 1887.

Married Elizabeth Bailey Dec. 20, 1865, Coalville. Utah
(daughter of Francis Bailey and Eliza Smith; former came
to Utah 1864, Warren Snow company). She was born Sept.
23, 1842, Hardway, Hampshire, Eng. Their children: Albert
b. Dec. 13, 1866; Mary E. b. Dec. 9, 1868, m. Civilian Winters
Dec. 25, 1890; Louisa b. March 19, 1871, m. Alma L. Sargent
May 26, 1898; John F. b. Aug. 30, 1873. m. Maud E. Hillier;
Alberta b. March 19, 1875; Franklin J. b. Aug. 24, 1878, m.
Florence A. M. Warner Aug. 18, 1909; Hattle b. Oct. 25, 1880;
William R. b. July 6, 1882, m. Olive V. Lemon Aug. 4, 1909;
Clara A. b. July 18, 1884; Ruby b. July 30, 1886.

EDGEL, JOHN F. (son of George Edgel and Elizabeth
Bailey). Born Aug. 30, 1873, Hoytsville, Utah.

Married Maud E. Hillier Jan. 6, 1910, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John W. Hillier and Edith E. Banham), who
was born Jan. 3, 1888, London, Eng. Their children: Her-
man H. b. May 27, 1911. Family home Hoytsville, Utah.



EDGEWORTH, JOSEPH (son of William and Martha Edge-
worth). Born Sept. 16, 1844, at Candle Green, Gloucester-
shire. Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 5, 1866, Samuel White corn-
Married Prudence Jones Nov. 10, 1867 (daughter of Wil-
liam Jones and Mary Shill). She was born July 4, 1847; came
to Utah 1866, Capt. Chapman company. Their children:
Elizabeth Prudence b. Aug. 20, 1868, m. Alfred R. Jones Nov.
11, 1889; William b. Feb. 23, 1871, m. Eva Norwell Aug. 7,
1908; Jane Sophia b. May 7, 1873, m. Henry E. Randell Nov.
10 1893; Martha Jones b. March 25, 1875, m. Iden G. Bond
Sept. 30, 1896; Mary Ann Shill b. Sept. 3. 1879, m. Thomas
Ovard Aug. 9, 1899. Family home Henefer, Utah.
Farmer.



EDWARD, ALEXANDER D. (son of Alexander Edward and
Mary Taylor of Scotland). Born Feb. 20, 1865.

Married Ann E. Parker Dec. 17, 1896, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joshua Parker and Drucilla D. Hartley, pio-
neers 1852, Robert Wimmer company). She was born Jan.
21. 1863, at Salt Lake City. Family home Salt Lake City.



EDWARDS, JOHN O. (son of Philip Edwards and Mary Sim-
mons). Born Aug. 20, 1873, at Millcreek. Utah.

Married Minerva Anne Bagley Jan. 18, 1897, at Charleston,
Utah (daughter of Joseph Bagley and Ann Van Wagoner of
Charleston, Utah). She was born April 8, 1878. Their chil-
dren: Clarence O. b. May 26, 1898; Minerva b. Oct. 11, 1900;
Maud b. Sept. 22, 1904; Viola b. Dec. 31, 1908; Dana b. Aug.
26, 1911. Family home Charleston, Utah.

Missionary to Missouri 1905-07; president elders' quorum;
superintendent Sunday schools; bishop's counselor; home
missionary. President of town and city council; school trus-
tee. Manager co-op, at Charleston.



EDWARDS, JOHN 4 (son of Owen Edwards and Ester Davis).
Born Jan. 17, 1817, Langoedmore Parish, Cardiganshire,
South Wales. Came to Utah in 1853.

Married Margaret Roberts Aug. 28, 1843, Vanor, South
Wales. Their children: Ann, m. Mr. Nelson; Margarette, m.
Mr. Clarke; J. R.; Hyrum; Thomas, died; William; Edward;
Mary Jane, m. Mr. Davis.

Settled at Brigham City, Utah; moved to Logan 1859.
Coal miner and farmer. Died Feb. 26, 1886, at Logan.

EDWARDS, WILLIAM (son of John Edwards and Margaret
Roberts). Born Oct. 22, 1857, Brigham City, Utah.

Married Mary Ann Lewis Dec. 16, 1880, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Enoch Lewis and Emma Farrell of Wales).
Their children: Annie R., m. Geo. W. Flamm; W. Lewis;
Mae; McLairon; Oliver Wendell; Don C.

Member Logan city board of education 1893-94; chairman
Cache county commissioners 1901-02; mayor of Logan 1908-
09.

EDWARDS, WILLIAM LEWIS (son of William Edwards
and Mary A. Lewis). Born Auer. 19. 1886. at Logan, Utah.

Elder; missionary to Great Britain 1909-10. Musician and
merchant.

EDWARDS. PHILIP. Came to Utah 1860.

Married Mary Simmons February, 1860, In Sussex, Eng.
Their children: Lucy, m. William N. Casper; Philip W., m.
Bertha Webster; Eliza, m. George H. Bagley; George H., m.
Mary A. Hartle; Emma, m. Elisha Webster; John O., m.
Minerva Anne Bagley; J. Parley, m. Clara Bagley; Alice M.,
m. Robert S. Lindsay. Family home, Charleston, Utah.

High priest. Butcher.



EGBERT, SAMUEL (son of John Egbert, born 1776. Staten
Island, N. Y., and Susanna Kahn, born Aug. 10, 1770, Staten
Island, N. Y., both of South Cottonwood, Utah). He was
born March 24, 1814, Breckinridge county, Ky. Came to Utah
Oct. 15, 1849, Allen Taylor company.

Married Margrett Mariah Beckstead 1839 in Illinois
(daughter of Alexander Beckstead and Catherine Lince of
West Jordan, Utah, pioneers 1848). She was born Dec. 9,
1823. Their children: William Henry b. 1840. died; John
Alexander b. March 28, 1842 [marriages below]; Martha
Ann b. March 1, 1844, m. Isaac Wardell; Andrew Jackson b.
Feb. 4, 1846, died; Susannah b. Feb. 14, 1848, m. Mr. Vannet-
ten, m. Daniel Jerman; Catherine Mann b. Sept. 21, 1860, m.
Henry Byrum Beckstead; Samuel Wesley b. Aug. 26. 1852,
m. Ann Gardner, m. Lucinda Beckstead; Harriet b. Sept. 18,
1854, m. Samuel Bateman; Amanda Jane b. Jan. 6. 1857, m.
Henry Byrum Beckstead; Joseph Smith b. Jan. 10, 1859, m.
Sarah Pierce; Hyrum Smith b. Dec. 30, 1860, m. Annie Mc-
Ghie; Mary Ellen b. Feb. 21, 1863, m. Hyrum Steadman;
George A. Smith b. Nov. 18, 1865, died; David Alonzo b. Aug.

4, 1868, m. Hannah Aylett. Family home West Jordan, Utah.
Married Louisa Minerva Pettie at Salt Lake City (daughter

of Robert C. Pettie and Margret J. Wells, pioneers 1848).
She was born Dec. 22, 1839, Benton county, Tenn. Their
children: Margret b. Aug. 8, 1858; Polly Ann b. April 21,

1860, m. Samuel Boyd; Galletta b. May 18, 1862; Robert C.
b. Sept. 4, 1864, m. Clara Bradford; Henry Lewis b. Dec. 12,
1866, m. Sarah Farmer; Emily b. Nov. 6, 1869, m. Isaac War-
dell; Louisa b. Feb. 22, 1872, m. Joseph Allsop; William La-
fayette b. Nov. 22, 1876, m. Clara Farmer. Family home
West Jordan, Utah.

School teacher. West Jordan. Indian war veteran.
Farmer and stockraiser. Died Dec. 11, 1888.

EGBERT, JOHN ALEXANDER (son of Samuel Egbert and
Margrett Mariah Beckstead). Born March 28, 1842, Han-
cock county, 111.

Married Emma Grimmett March 22, 1860, West Jordan,
Utah (daughter of John Grimmett and Sarah Pettie, both of
Bear Lake, Idaho, pioneers of 50's). She was born July 12,
1842, In England. Their children: Sarah Zerelda b. April 5,

1861, m. John Harris and Joseph Hammer; John Alma b. May
16, 1863, died; Samuel Alexander b. Jan. 20, 1865, m. Eunice

5. Prim, m. Louisa Gorilla White; Emma Mariah b. Sept. 27,
1866, m. R. W. Barnes; Martha Ann b. March 17, 1869, m. John
Aylett; Annie Generra b. Sept. 2, 1871, m. Frank M. Young;
Rosina b. Feb. 17, 1874, died; Adelbert Leroy b. Oct. 22, 1876,
m. Verna Pack; Lorus Edgar b. April 30, 1879, died; Etna
Lulu b. June 11, 1880, died. Family home West Jordan.

Married Arminta Elizabeth Bateman March 9, 1882, Salt
Lake City (daughter of Samuel Bateman and Marinda Allen),
who was born Dec. 4, 1862, West Jordan. Their children:
Laura Marinda b. Jan. 5, 1883, died; John Alonzo b. Oct. 16,
1884, m. Nellie Beckstead; Cora b. Jan. 2, 1887, died; Ethel
Laurelda b. Feb. 9, 1888, m. George Sivell Smith; Marinda
Lisetta b. March 1, 1890, died; Elija Jenetta b. Dec. 23, 1891.
died; Wilford Earl b. Nov. 8. 1893; Verd Irene b. Dec. 12,
1895; Margrett Arminta b. Jan. 5, 1897; Alma Mark b. Dec.
26, 1899; Arvill B. b. Jan. 15. 1902; Harold Allen b. April 17,
1904; Ross Duane b. Oct. 24, 1906, Ida Lathield b. Nov. 23,
1910. Family home West Jordan.

President seventies' quorum; president 12th quorum elders;
ordained bishop June 1, 1890, which office he held 20 years;
went on a mission to help settle the Dixie country. Farmer
and stockraiser.

EGBERT, SAMUEL ALEXANDER (son of John Alexander
Egbert and Emma Grimmett). Born Jan. 20, 1865, West Jor-
dan, Utah.

Married Eunice S. Prim Dec. 24, 1885, Lander. Wyo.
(daughter of Hyrum P. and Mariah Prim of Sugar House
ward, Salt Lake county). She was born Sept. 22. 1867. Their
children: Roland L. b. Jan. 10, 1886, died; Keith Eugene b.
Oct. 20, 1887, m. Margrett Nannie; Grace Marguerite b. Dec.
12, 1893, m. Joseph Parley White; Emma Maria b. Nov. 3,
1897; Loyal Douglas b. Jan. 15, 1900. Family home Grace,
Idaho.

Married Louisa Corilla White July 22, 1908 (daughter of
Joseph Egbert and Louisa Taylor, pioneers July 24, 1847,
Brigham Young company).

One of first school trustees of Grace, Idaho.

EGBERT. ROBERT C. (son of Samuel Egbert and Louisa
Minerva Pettie). Born Sept. 4, 1864, Salt Lake City.

Married Clara P. Bradford March 13, 1889, West Jordan,
Utah (daughter of Larkin H. Bradford and Annie Rex),
who was born April 12, 1866, at Salt Lake City. Their chil-
dren: Tessie F. b. Oct. 11, 1889, m. William B. Turner; R.
Glenn b. Aug. 13, 1891, m. Maude Bateman; Ferrell C. b. Oct.
25. 1892; Moss L. b. June 11, 1900; Valgie M. b. Nov. 7. 1901;
Larkin H. b. March 8, 1906. Family home Salt Lake City.

Died March 19, 1908, at Salt Lake City.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



I-.<:(ii:it'i si:\, SIMON PETER (son of Peter Eggertsen and
Caroline Larsen of Fyen, Denmark). Born Feb. 7, 1826. Fyen,
Denmark. Came to Utah Sept. 13, 1867, Christian Christian-
sen company.

Married Johanne Thompson Feb. 7, 1858, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas Andreason and Sarah Louisa Nyegreen
of Jutland Hals, Denmark, pioneer Sept. 13, 1867, C. Chris-
tiansen company). She was born Jan. 2, 1825. Their chil-
dren: Sarah Louisa, m. Harvey H. Cluff; Simon Peter, m.
Henrietta Nielsen; Andrew, m. Artie Louise Cook; Lars
Echert, m. Annie Nielsen. Family home Provo, Utah.

High priest; missionary to Denmark 1863-66. Farmer.
Died Sept. 27, 1900.

EGGERTSEN, SIMON PETER (son of Simon Peter Eggert-
sen and Johanne Thompson). Born Sept. 15, 1860, Provo,
Utah.

Married Henrietta Nielsen June 26. 1884, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Soren Nielsen and Amelia Berg of Provo, pio-
neers Sept. 25, 1868. John G. Holman company). She was
born Sept. 8, 1861. Their children: Achsa Henrietta b. June
28, 1885, m. W. Monroe Paxman; S. Bernard b. Jan. 6, 1888;
Doressa b. April 12, 1890, m. John S. Smith; Lorie Louisa b.
March 3, 1892, m. Robert P. Fairbanks; Eudora b. Feb. 26,
1894; Grant N. b. May 1, 1898; Paul b. July 11, 1901. Family
home Provo. Utah.

Member high council; missionary to northern states 1886-
87; bishop; Sunday school teacher and superintendent; home
missionary. School trustee and school teacher. Merchant
and farmer.



EGGLESTON, SAMUEL, (son of Samuel Eggleston and Elisa-
beth Hill of Ogden, Utah). Born March 30, 1804, Marcellus.
Onondaga county, N. Y. Came to Utah August 1862, James
Wareham independent company.

Married Lurania P. Burgess Aug. 23, 1827, Cayuga county,
N. Y. (daughter of Harvey and Mary Burgess of Niles, Cay-
uga county, N. Y.). She was born Aug. 15, 1808, died July,
1870. Their children: Dwight b. Aug. 9. 1828, and Benjamin
b. April 6. 1830, both died infants; Reuben Burgess b. July
24, 1831 (d. March 1890), m. Emeline Allen; Edwin b. Oct.
26, 1833, m. Eliza Spinning; Harvey Burgess b. Feb. 8, 1836,
d. Feb. 12, 1854; Orson Hyde b. Oct. 3, 1841, m. Constant A.
Stephens; Samuel E. b. Aug. 16, 1847, died in infancy; Mary
Elizabeth b. Sept 22, 1849, m. Enoch Farr Family home
Ogden.

Married Elizabeth Mumford.

Married Catherine Kat.

Second counselor to Bishop Robert McQuarrie of 2d ward,
Ogden, several years; patriarch. Died May 26, 1884.

EGGLESTON, ORSON HYDE (son of Samuel Eggleston and
Lurania Burgess). Born Oct. 3, 1841, Niles, Cayuga county,
N. Y. Came to Utah Aug. 16, 1861, David H. Cannon com-
pany.

Married Constant Ann Stephens (daughter of John Ste-
phens and Elizabeth Briggs), who was born Feb. 17, 1849.
Their children: Ida Evaline, d. Infant; Mary Lurania, m.
John Jewett; Elizabeth Jane, m. Benj. F. Welch; Orson Bur-
gess, m. Anna Peterson; Samuel Lee d. in childhood; John
Stephens; William Jessy, m. Jensina Peterson; Walter
Moroni, m. Emma Call; Laura, m. Elijah Cutler; Metta;
Charles Alton d. Infant.

Married Mariett O. Forley (daughter of Wlnthrop Forley
and Angeline Calkin). Their children: Nellie, m. Wallace
Gardner; Clara, m. Charles Berg; Constant A., m. Charles J.
Dewey; Asa Winthrop; Rachel, m. Oliver Williams; Wllford;
Vedia; Lottie; Ezra C. d. infant.

Married Anna Christine Johnson (daughter of Peter John-
son and Anna Marlah Madsen). Their children: David
Orson d. Infant; Joseph Smith; Mattie May, m. Harold J.
Stock; Florence; Theron Johnson.

Settled in Ogden. Assisted the poor in immigrating to
Utah several times. Missionary to Michigan 1876-77. Moved
to Eden, Utah, where he served as Sunday school superin-
tendent and 2d counselor to Bishop Josiah M. Ferrin; later
1st counselor. Postmaster at Eden three years. Moved to
Afton, Wyo., where he served as Sunday school superintend-
ent, clerk of high priests quorum and member of high
council. Sergeant, lieutenant and captain in Utah militia.



EK, CARL AUGUST (son of Carl Larsen). Born July 10,
1845, in Sweden. Came to Utah July 1, 1878, with company of
which he was captain.

Married Matilda Ekstrom Oct. 10, 1878, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Margarett Ekstrom of Upsala, Sweden), who
was born Dec. 24, 1850. Their children: Carl Enoch b. July
17 1879, m. Elizabeth Mitchell; Alma August, m. Mary Ellen
Worthen; Sigma Elizabeth, m. William White; Logena, m.
August J. Tadje; Royal Julius, m. Margarett Sneddon; Ebba
Florence, m. Goddard Quist; Louise Christiana, m. Frank
Qulst; Violet Eugenia, m. Frank Mallony. Family home
Salt Lake City.

Married Mary Anderson August 1885 at Logan, Utah, who
came to Utah in fall of 1884 and died July, 1912.

Married Hlldegard Quist Nov. 10, 1904, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Qulst of Gothenberg, Sweden). She was
born July 7. 1876, and came to Utah In 1901, Peter Qulst com-
pany: Their children: Frank Augustus; Ethel Leona; Hilda
Constance.

Bishop of 26th ward for 11 years. Sheriff of Cache county.
Worked on temple In Logan. Stonecutter. Died Nov. 8,
1912, at Salt Lake City.



KLDREDGE, AI.ANSON (son of Micah Eldredge, born March

17, 1768, and Annie Hanks, both of New England). He wae
born Nov. 16, 1780, in New England. Came to Utah Sept. 19,
1847, Daniel Spencer company.

Married Esther Sunderlin in New England, where she was
born Jan. 4, 1787; died 1824, Brutus, N. Y. Their children:
Ira b. March 30, 1810, m. Nancy Black July 4, 1833; Horace
Sunderlin b. Feb. 6, 1816, m. Betsy Ann Chase, m. Sarah W.
Gibbs; m. Hannah Adams; m. Chloe Antoinette Redfleld;
Lurana, m. John Hoagland; Ann Cady, m. Joseph Busby;
John Sunderlin b. April 30, 1821, m. Sinah S. Chipman; m.
Rhoda Silvia Collett. Family home Salt Lake City.

Farmer; tanner. Died December 1867.

ELDREDGE, IRA (son of Alanson Eldredge and Esther Sun-
derlin). Born March 30, 1810, Middleton, Vt. Came to Utah
1847, Daniel Spencer company.

Married Nancy Black July 4, 1833, Indianapolis, Ind.
(daughter of Joshua Black and Elizabeth Burgess), who was
born Nov. 22, 1812, in Maryland. Their children: Eliza-
beth b. March 21, 1834, d. next day; Edmond b. May 1 1835
m. Hannah Huffman Jan. 24, 1863; m. Emma Staley; Diana
b. March 28, 1837, m. Abraham Owen Smoot May 6, 1856;
Esther Ann b. March 24, 1839, m. Thomas Garn March 14
1868; Alma b. Oct. 13, 1841, m. Marinda Merrill Jan. 24, 1863-
Hyrum b. April 13, 1844, m. Julia Fippin July 28, 1861, d. Aug.

18, 1884; Alanson b. Dec. 6, 1846 (d. Oct. 22, 1899), m. Mar-
tha Neff; m. Bertha Pollisen; Ira Edgar b. May 4, 1850, m.
Sarah Staker May 13, 1872; Hannah Matilda b. Feb 9 1853
d. June 17, 1854; Horace b. Sept. 7. 1855, m. Anna Cummings
March 23, 18S3; William Owen b. Jan. 24, 1859.

Married Hannah Mariah Savage Feb. 28, 1862, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Lev! Savage), who was born Jan. 10 1832
in Ohio. Their children: Chancy Marion (d. Dec. 3, 1864)
and Nancy Mariah, twins, b. Dec. 6, 1852, she m. Edward
Garn; John Albert b. Jan. 22, 1864, m. Eliza Wilkinson- Laura
Sunderlin b. Jan. 20, 1856; Mulford b. Nov. 20, 1857 d Dec 2
1897; Sabrina b. July 13, 1859, m. Charles B. Wright; Jesse
b. Feb. 8, 1861, d. Nov. 10, 1871; Levina b. July 30, 1863 d
Dec. 2, 1905; Content b. April 16, 1865.

Married Helvena Maria Jensen Nov. 22, 1861, Salt Lake
City, who was born March 20, 1843, in Denmark. Only child-
Mary Ann b. March 16, 1864, m. Pitcher.

Member Utah legislature in early 50's. Captained three
trips across the plains for immigrants. Member (first) high
council of Salt Lake stake; bishop Sugar House ward 1858-
66. Died Feb. 6, 1866, Coalville, Utah.

ELDREDGE, EDMOND (son of Ira Eldredge and Nancy
Black). Born May 1. 1835, Warren, Ind.

Married Hannah Huffman Jan. 24, 1863, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Jacob Huffman and Margaret Staley, pioneers
Sept. 16, 1861). She was born Dec. 6, 1846, Nauvoo. 111.

Married Emma Staley, who was born Feb. 10, 1839 in
Canada, and died Dec. 30, 1854. in Iowa. They had one
child born December, 1854, which died in infancy.

Came to Salt Lake 1847; moved to Coalville 1860. Crossed
the plains with the last mail before Echo Canyon war 1857-
took active part in early Indian troubles. Coalville city
councilman several terms; director of Coalville Co-op, and
vice president of same for 25 years. Missionary to England
1868-69; missionary to Hawaii; high councilor in Summit
stake 1877-1901.

ELDREDGE, HORACE SUNDERLIN (son of Alanson
Eldredge and Esther Sunderlin). Born Feb. 6, 1816 Brutus
Cayuga county, N. Y. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1848, Brighara
Young company.

Married Betsy Ann Chase July 20, 1837, Buffalo, N Y
(daughter of Benjamin Chase and Mehitabel Russell of New
England), who was born Sept. 23, 1818. Their children-
Lurana b. Feb. 21. 1838, m. Joseph W. Young Feb. 2, 1865-
Mary Aurelia b. Jan. 20, 1840, m. Amini R. Jackman Sept. 9,
1858; Selina Mehitabel b. Oct. 12, 1842, d. March 10, 1844-
Betsy Ann b. April 11, 1845, d. Feb. 26, 1846; Helen Louisa
b. June 8, 1847, d. Aug. 30, 1847; Horace Alonzo b. June 8
1847, d. Sept. 12, 1847; Alice b. Oct. 26, 1848, m. David Years-
ley Jan. 11, 1871, d. Sept. 19, 1912; Zina Presinda b. Jan. 17,
1853, m. Moroni Reese Dec. 29, 1870.

Married Sarah W. Gibbs April 20, 1851, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Aaron Gibbs and Prudence Carter of Benson-
town, Rutland county, Vt.), who was born June 11 1827
and came to Utah Sept. 4, 1848. Daniel A. Miller company
Their children: Horace S. b. Feb. 7, 1863, d. Jan. 22 1865-
Eliza Evaletta b. May 29, 1855, m. Joseph H. Grant Oct 18
1874, d. Oct. 15, 1911; Jessie b. Nov. 17, 1857, m. Briant String-
ham June 6, 1877; Byron Gibbs b. Feb. 7, 1867, d. April 9
1879. Family resided Salt Lake City and Bountiful, Utah

Married Hannah Adams Feb. 2, 1855, Salt Lake City
(daughter of James Adams and Betsy Leavitt of Centerville,
Utah, former a pioneer September, 1851, James Allred com-
pany, latter died 1848, Council Bluffs, Iowa). She was born
Jan. 11. 1833. Their children: James A. b. Feb. 16, 1857, m.
Jane Jennings June 23, 1879; Clara Ursula b. Nov. 8, 1861, d.
Nov. 23, 1862; Adelbert U. b. Aug. 23, 1863, m. Edith Pack
Dec. 2, 1885; Christie b. July 19, 1866, m. John L. Fackrell
Nov. 2, 1887; Clarence b. June 1, 1869, m. Effle Peck Oct. 14,
1890; Horton A. b. Aug. 22, 1872, m. Lillle Hatch Oct. 26, 1892.
Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married Chloe Antoinette Redfleld Feb. 14. 1857, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Harlow Levi Redfleld and Alpha L. Foster
of North Madison, Conn., pioneers Sept. 8, 1850. Aaron John-
son company). She was born Aug. 10, 1842, Pittsfleld, Pike
county. 111. Their children: Harlow Moroni b. Dec. 12, 1861.
d. Dec. 22, 1862; Alpha May b. Aug. 6, 1863, m. Reed Smoot



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Sept. 17. 1884; Ben R. b. May 4, 1866, m. Lizzie Sharp Aug.
18, 1887; Ernest R. b. Feb. 20, 1868, m. Kate Sharp Oct. 1,
1890 (she d. July 1893); m. Cora Hooper Oct. 28, 1897; Horace
R. b. June 17, 1869, m. Eleanor Groesbeck Feb. 3, 1897: Chloe
Addie b. Aug. 14, 1871, m. William J. Bateman Dec. 17. 1891;
Esther b. Oct. 5, 1874, m. Edwin C. Coffin Nov. 1, 1893
(divorced 1903); m. Theodore L. Center Feb. 15, 1906; David
Harold b. Aug. 29, 1878, m. Barbara Mayr of Munich, Ger-
many, April 24, 1906; Mary Jane b. July 23, 1880, m. Lee
Green Richards Aug. 18, 1908; Guy S. b. March 12, 1882, m.
Bess Shores of Ashland, Wis., April 9, 1903.

Marshal of wagon train Brigham Young company; terri-
torial marshal state of Deseret; collector and assessor of
territory; brigadier-general Utah militia. High priest; one
of seven presidents 1st quorum seventies; immigration agent
St. Louis 1852; president and superintendent Z. C. M. I.
Merchant and banker in Salt Lake City. Died Sept. 6, 1888.

ELDREDGE, JAMES ALANSON (son of Horace S. Eldredge
and Hannah Adams). Born Feb. 15, 1857, Salt Lake City,
Utah.

Married Jane Jennings June 23, 1879, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Jennings and Jane Walker, pioneers
1852). She was born March 19, 1856. Only child: Afton b.
Jan. 9. 1892.

ELDREDGE, JOHN SUNDERLIN (son of Alanson Eldredge
and Esther Sunderlin). Born April 30, 1821, Brutus, Cayuga
county, N. T. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1847, A. O. Smoot com-
pany.

Married Sinah S. Chipman March 24, 1849, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Stephen Chipman and Amanda Washburn, pio-
neers July 24, 1847). She was born Sept. 13, 1831. Their chil-
dren: Mary A. b. Dec. 19, 1849, m. George Hoggard; John b.
Sept. 20, 1851, died; Jedediah b. April 14, 1857; Ann b. Feb.
22, 1859, m. Heber Hoggard; Martha b. May 20, 1861, m.
William Jackson, m. William Thomas Brown; Zinah b. July
18, 1863, died. Family home American Fork, Utah.

Married Rhoda Silvia Collett at Salt Lake City (daughter
of Dar.iel Collett, born Dec. 12, 1808, and Esther Jones, born
Oct. 10, 1814). She was born April 20, 1837. Their children:
Ira b. Oct. 3, 1864; Esther Ann b. May 3, 1860, m. John S. Mer-
rill; Daniel b. Nov. 1, 1863, m. Lola Kimball; Horace b. Feb. 5,
1865, m. Hannah A. Phillips. Family home American Fork,
Utah.

One of first to plow in Salt Lake valley. Missionary to
Australia 1852-56. Farmer. Died May 5, 1871, in Wasatch
Co., Utah.

ELDREDGE, HORACE (son of John S. Eldredge and Rhoda
S. Collett). Born Feb. 5, 1865, American Fork, Utah.

Married Hannah A. Phillips Nov. 23, 1892, Dayton, Idaho
(daughter of Thomas Phillips and Sarah Boden of Clifton,"
Idaho), who was born Jan. 15, 1875. Their children: Zella
b. Jan. 9, 1894; Ernest b. Feb. 15, 1896; Ivan H. b. Nov. 30,
1897; Jennie b. Jan. 13, 1898; Elva b. Jan. 3, 1901; Annora b.
April 19, 1903; Horace S. b. Aug. 1, 1905; Ross P. b. Jan. 27,
1908; Dell B. b. Oct. 22, 1909; Demar b. Jan. 25, 1912. Family
resided Dayton and Preston, Idaho.

Elder.



ELEASON, ERKTC. Born May 11, 1815, Sweden. Came to
Utah Sept. 12, 1863, John Royal Young company.

Married Anna Nielsen 1840 (daughter of Hans Nielsen),
who was born Feb. 9, 1819. Their children: Andrew Elea-
son b. July 22, 1841, m. Johanne Nielsen; Johanne b. 1843,
m. Steven Worthington; Betsy b. 1845, m. Dyerre Asmussen;
Charles b. 1848, m. Mary Worthington; Alfred b. 1850, m.
Sophia Andersen; Augusta b. 1854, m. Ormes Eaton Bates;
Fredrick b. 1857, m. Eva Yeates. Family resided Grantsville
and Millville, Utah.

Married Christine Anderson. Their children: Joseph b.
1870, m. Esther Yeates; Edith b. 1872, m. William Gray;



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