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Weber, Utah, and Rexburg, Idaho.

Elder; president deacons quorum; 1st counselor In presi-
dency Y. M. M. I. A.; home missionary. Marshal; deputy game
warden. Farmer; commission agent.



ELLSWORTH, GERMAN (son of Israel Ellsworth of Atlca
LaPeer Co., Michigan). Born 1812, in New York. Came to
Utah Sept. 4, 1848, Captain Allen company.

Married Experience (Speedy) Brown, in New York State.
Their children: Eveline, m. James Ellsworth; Esther, m.
William Doudle; Ephraim; Minerva; Elizabeth; German, m.
Christena Parsons.

Elder; missionary in Michigan. Died October, 1848 Salt
Lake City.

Experience Brown (Ellsworth), after her husband's
death, married Philo Johnson, who was one of the original
pioneers of 1847. Their children: Reuben; Emily, Hannah-
Lettle; Phllo; Speedy.

ELLSWORTH, GERMAN (son of German Ellsworth and
Experience Brown). Born Sept. 27, 1S48, Salt Lake City.

Married Christena Parsons Dec. 25, 1869, Payson, Utah
(daughter of Peter and Chorsta Parsons), who was born
July 13, 1848, and came to Utah 1859. Their children:
Speedy Armlna b. Sept. 13, 1870, Delos Tanner; German
Edgar b. Oct. 12, 1871, m. Mary Rachel Smith: Reubln
William b. May 2, 1873, m. Isabelle Barnes; George Arthur
b. October. 1874, m. Charlotte Ellen Eyre; Albert, died;
Luella b. May 14, 1876, m. James D. Thorne; Lewis Norman
b. Sept. 28, 1878, m. Mary Tempest; Benjamin Franklin b.
Feb. 28, 1880, m. Pearl Hale; Nellie b. 1882, died: Jesse
Hyrum b. July, 1884; Sarah Eveline b. 1886, m. Elmer Mad-
sen; Cyrus Wells b. Feb. 28, 1891; Wllford James b. 189S;
Mary Ceclla b. 1895.

Member 127th quorum seventies; counselor to bishop Jesse
Taylor. City councilman. Bee and fruit inspector. Farmer,
carpenter and builder.

ELLSWORTH, GERMAN EDGAR (son of German Elli-
worth, Jr., and Christena Parsons). Born Oct. 12, 1871,
Payson, Utah.

Married Mary Rachael Smith June 29, 1898, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Jesse Smith and Mary Ann Price of



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



Lehl. Utah, pioneers September. 1865, Washburn Chlpman
company). She was born April 18, 1876. Their children:
German Smith b. May 18. 1899; Blanche b. Aug. 10, 1901;
Ruth b. March 11, 1907; Helen b. Dei. 3, 1909; Russell Smith
b. May 29, 1913.

Member 127th quorum seventies; missionary to Cali-
fornia 1896-98; Assistant Superintendent Jordan Stake Sun-
day school; president Northern States Mission 1903-13.
Member Board of Education. Instrumental in publishing
more than 250.000 of Book of Mormon. President Zlons
Printing and Publishing Co., of Independence, Mo. School
teacher.



EMMETT, THOMAS (son of John Emmett and Sarah
Boothman of Downan, Lancashire. Eng.). Born Sept. 19,
1827. at Downan. Came to Utah Sept. 19, 1854, Capt. Field
company.

Married Nancy Hitchon Feb. 24, 1850, Sabdin, Lancashire,
Eng. (daughter of Robert Hitchon and Margaret Irving of
Downan), who was born Sept. 11, 1832. Their children:
Henrietta A. b. Dec. 21, 1851, m. R. B. Wilson May 15, 1871;
Thomas F. b. Jan. 27, 1856, m. Alice A. Hill Jan. 23. 1879;
Robert W. b. Feb. 29, 1860, m. Mary Jensen Sept. 27, 1883;
Nancy Ellen b. Nov. 6, 1861, m. George H. Greenwell May 24,
1883; Sarah E. b. Jan.. 24, 1864, m. Edwin F. Tout Sept. 24,
1884; James H. b. Nov. 9, 1868, m. Elizabeth Pingree May 29,
1895; Mary A. b. Jan. 4, 1870, m. Edgar A. Ensign May 2, 1900;
Walter R. b. Feb. 15, 1875, m. Joan Woodmansee Oct. 10,
1900; Irving C. b. March 15, 1878, m. Nellie Young Aug.
11, 1904. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Member high council Weber stake. School trustee two
terms. Soda water manufacturer; farmer. Died Feb. 1,
1894.

EMMETT, THOMAS F. (son of Thomas Emmett and Nancy
Hitchon). Born Jan. 27, 1856, Ogden, Utah.

Married Alice A. Hill Jan. 23, 1879, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Thomas Hill and Alice Mellor of Ogden, Utah pioneers
1853), who was born Oct. 9, 1855. Only child: Walter S. b.
Sept. 3, 1881.

In early days, assisted his father in farming and in the
soda water manufacture. Railroad conductor; contractor
and builder.



EMERY, HENRY (son of George Emery of Doncaster, Eng.).
Born at Doncaster. Came to Utah In the 50's.

Married Elizabeth Brewerton at Council Bluffs, Iowa, who
was born March 13, 1825, Doncaster, Eng., and came to Utah
with mother in the EO's. Their children: Harry B., m. Katie
Putman; Elizabeth, m. Theodore McKean; George R., m. Rose
Wilding; John, died; Isaac, m. Marian Ajax; David S., m.
Mary Port; Mary, m. Edward Mitchell; Charles Frank, m.
Elizabeth Simpson; Sarah, m. John Timpson; Annie, m. James
Roskelly; William, m. Lorlna Nebeker; Ada, m. John Stowe;
Frederick, m. Mamie Lamb; Martha, died; Edith, m. Edwin
Rich; Fanny, died.

Seventy; bishop's counselor; choir leader. Manager ship-
ping department Walker Bros. Co., Salt Lake City, Utah.
Died July, 1881, at Salt Lake City.

EMERY, CHARLES FRANK (son of Henry Emery and Eliza-
beth Brewerton). Born Jan. E, 1864, Salt Lake City.

Married Elizabeth Simpson March 5, 1890, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Frank Simpson and Elizabeth Hutchinson of
Durham, Eng., pioneers 1865), who was born March 16, 1866.
Their children: Frank S. b. Dec. 22, 1893; Henry b. Oct. 1,
1895; Vilate b. Jan. 8, 1897; Vida b. Nov. 27, 1899; Elvle b.
Aug. 18, 1901; Jessie b. May 13, 1903; Helen b. March 17,
1905; David b. Sept. 24, 1908; Elizabeth b. Sept. 4, 1910;
Thaddeus b. Oct. 5, 1912. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Seventy; missionary to southern states 1890-92; superin-
tendent Sunday school; sheriff Salt Lake county 6 years;
state sanitary Inspector.



EMPEY, CHARL.ES (son of Samuel Empey and Ann Peacock
of Salt Lake City). Born 1847, Kanswarth, Eng. Came to
Utah 1866.

Married Sarah Ann Shipley 1878, Ogden, Utah (daughter
of Robert and Sarah Shipley of Ogden), who died December,
1898. Their children: Charles B. S., m. Katie M. Meyers;
Sarah L., m. Peter Mlnoch; George, m. Amadille Calloway;
Clarence. Family home, Ogden.

Engaged In dray business. Died Oct. 1, 1898.

EMPEY, CHARLES B. S. (son of Charles Empey and Sarah
Ann Shipley). Born March 15, 1879, at Ogden.

Married Katie M. Meyers Feb. 28, 1904, Ogden (daughter
of Ephraim Meyers and Cora M. Volker of Ogden, who came
to Utah by rail). She was born Sept.. 11, 1885. Their chil-
dren: Charles Henry b. July 18, 1906; Philip Howard b.
March 13, 1910. Family home, Ogden.

Manager and part owner of Ogden Wholesale Drug Com-
pany.



b. Oct. 18. 1848; Caroline b. Nov. 16, 1849: Jane Ann b. March
20, 1851; Ephraim S. b. May 27, 1852, m. Sarah A. Rhodes
April 19, 1875; George b. March 20, 1855; William b. Aug. 31.
1856; Joseph b. Nov. 26, 1858, m. Christie Lewis Dec. 28, 1878;
David Hyrum b. Feb. 25, 1861; Alfred b. Jan. 20, 1863, m.
Mariah Lewis May 12, 1886; John b. March 25, 1865, m. Almira
Norton Dec. 15, 1896; Amos b. Feb. 26. 1868; Orrin b. March
25, 1870. Family home Lehi, Utah.

Married Ann Folks 1858 at Salt Lake City, who was born
Nov. 5, 1829, Tottenhoe, Bedfordshire, Eng.

Member 44th quorum seventies; missionary to England
1876-76. Director in Lehi Co-op.

EMPEY, EPHRAIM S. (son of Shadrach Empey and Ann
Athes). Born May 27, 1852, Eatonbray, Eng.

Married Sarah Ann Rhodes April 19, 1875, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of Alonzo D. Rhodes and Sarah Bushman
pioneers 1850), who was born March 4, 1857, Lehi, Utah.
Their children: Sarah Ann b. April 14, 1876, m. Perry Molen
Feb. 21, 1895; Ephraim Ellas b. Feb. 25, 1878, m. Jane Powell
Oct. 22, 1897; Alonzo Ernest b. March 28. 1880, m. Olive
Mitchell Dec. 7. 1904; Elsie Elizabeth b. May 6, 1882, m.
Richard Tracy Sept. 18, 1901; Alfred Burton b. Aug. 5. 1884.
m. lola Simmions March 27, 1905; Martin Lester b. March 6,
1887, m. Hallie Simmions March 20, 1907; Alva M. b. April
29, 1889; Pearl Lorena b. Oct. 9, 1891, m. Antone L. Peterson
Jan. 11, 1910; Ray Shadrach b. Dec. 20, 1893; Homer Rhodes
b. May 28. 1896; Edna Mary b. March 25, 1901. Family home
Ammon, Blngham Co., Idaho.

Missionary to eastern states 1897-99; 2d counselor in
bishopric at Ammon 1903.



ENGEBRETSEN, BERNT (son of Engebret Engebretsen and
Malene Johnsen). Born Oct. 22, 1841, Eldsvold, Akershus
Amt, Norway. Came to Utah 1884.

Married Kirstine Anderson 1870. Their children: Ole
Ansker, m. Seline DeGray; Einar Marcus, m. Exeline Peder-
sen; Bernhart Gunerlus; Jennie Matilde, m. Perrigrine Ses-
sions; Carl Johan, m. Ethel Abbott; Elize Marie, m. Henry
Winter; Syverin Theodore, died; Moses Gustaph, m. Hazel
Moyer; Martha Lovisa, m. Aderen Clinger; Adaubtet. Fam-
ily home Lorenzo, Idaho.

High priest; ward teacher. Moved to Idaho in 1906.



EMPEY, SHADRACH (son of Joseph Empey, born 1790, and
Elizabeth Kempson of Bedfordshire, Eng.). Born June 21,
1822, Eatonbray, Bedfordshire. Came to Utah Oct. 11, 1862,
George Kendall company.

Married Ann Athes Oct 12, 1847 (daughter of William
Athes and Elizabeth Prior), who was born Nov. 5, 1827, and
came to Utah with husband. Their children: Elizabeth Ann



ENGLAND, JOHN. Born March 20, 1815, at Stafford, Eng.
Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1862, Homer Duncan company.

Married Jane Pavard May 4, 1834, at Berwick Church,
Eng. (daughter of Thomas Pavard of Stafford, Eng.), who
was born Aug. 22, 1815. Their children: George b. March
10, 1835; Anny b. June 30, 1837; Mina b. June 25, 1838; Martha
b. 1839; David b. March 6, 1840; John b. Sept. 4, 1843;
William b. 1845; William b. July 29, 1846; Emma b. March
6, 1848; Lillian b. Nov. 30, 1849; James b. May 24, 1851;
Elizabeth b. Feb. 8, 1852; Esther; Florio; Thomas b. July 3,
1861. Family home Plain City, Utah;

High priest. Died April 16, 1894, at Plain City, Utah.

ENGLAND, JOHN (son of John England and Jane Pavard).
Born Sept. 4, 1843, at Bridport, Dorsetshire, Eng. Came to
Utah Oct. 15, 1861, working on telegraph line.

Married Laura H. M. Thuesen Oct. 11. 1863. at Plain City.
Utah (daughter of Niels Thuesen and Engllka Christina
Lund of Copenhagen, Denmark pioneers Sept. 3, 1860, James
D. Ross company). She was born June 22, 1846. Their
children: Laura Christina b. March 28, 1865, d. February,
1866; John Vesilo b. March 20, 1867, m. Emma Stewart June
1, 1887; Julia b. July 11, 1869, d. Dec. 18, 1869; Ellen b.
Feb. 1, 1871, m. Albert Miller Nov. 5, 1890; William T. b. Jan.
25, 1874, m. Eliza M. Geddes Sept. 5, 1894; Charles Mllo b.
May 24, 1876, m. Susie Geddes Aug. 15, 1900; Alice Louisa
b. Sept. 28, 1878, m. John Griffith Oct. 21, 1889; Violate
Lorena b. Aug. 24, 1880, d. March 16, 1892; Ida Adellnda b.
Feb. 17, 1883, m. H. Andrew Benson April E, 190E; Lille May
b. Nov. 27. 1881, m. Eugene Ltljenquist Nov. 8, 1906; Alta
Adella b. Aug. 9, 1889. Family home Plain City, Utah.

Counselor to president of high priests quorum, Blackfoot
stake, 1907-09. Black Hawk war veteran. Director P!aln
City Ditch Co., 1870-82, and president of same 1871-76; direc-
tor of Peoples Canal Co. of Moreland, Idaho, 1895-99.

ENGLAND, WILLIAM T. (son of John England and Laura
H. M. Thuesen), Born Jan. 25, 1874, Plain City, Utah.

Married Eliza M. Geddes Sept. B, 1894, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of William and Emma Geddes pioneers October,
1864), who was born Sept. 25, 1873. Their children: William
H. b. July 15, 1895; Lurlea E. b. Oct. 26, 1898; Violet M. b.
Feb. 16, 1903; Martha Louisa b. Oct. 6, 1908; Prescilla b. July
20. 1912. Family home Moreland, Idaho.

Member stake Sunday school board five years; set apart
and ordained bishop Moreland ward Jan. 11, 1908.

ENGLAND, JAMES (son of John England and Jane Pavard).
Born May 24, 1851, at Bridport, Dorsetshire, Eng.

Married Rose Hannah Smith Jan. 24, 1870, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of George Andrew Smith and Sarah Huea
of Birmingham, Eng., who came to Utah 1869). She was
born May 6, 1854, at Birmingham. Their children: Rose
Hannah b. Oct. 9, 1873, m. Joseph Wlnn; James Henry b.
June 13, 1875, m. Elizabeth Draper; m. Maggie Griffiths;
George Albert b. Nov. 23, 1877, m. Hattie Hartvldgson; Sarah
Jane b. Oct. 24, 1879, m. Jesse Davis; Wlllard Victor b. Jan.
13, 1882, m. Alice Ammondsen; Belle Harris b. Aug. 10, 1883,



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m. E. H. Bench; Minnie b. Dec. 10, 3885, m. Earl Lamb;
Emma b. Aug. 19. 1887, m. Robert Baxter; Carlos Smith b.
Aug. 15, 1889; Nellie Smith b. Nov. 12, 1890; Charles William
b. Sept. 26, 1892; Lizzie Smith b. April 13, 1894; Katy May
b. June 4. 1896; Leona Smith b. April 17, 1898. Family
resided Plain City and Collinston, Utah, Preston, Burley
and Moreland, Idaho, LaGrande and Union, Oregon.

Moved from Plain City to Collinston, Utah, 1888; to
Preston. Idaho, 1890; and to Moreland, Idaho, 1896, where he
was ordained a high priest and set apart as 1st counselor to
Bishop H. P. Christensen; moved to LaGrande, Ore., 1900;
set apart bishop of LaGrande ward 1901, and of Union ward
1902; patriarch. One of the incorporators of Peoples Canal
at Moreland. Idaho.



ENNISS. JOHN (son of John Enniss, born 1772, Forest of
Dean. Gloucestershire, Eng., and Hannah Park, born April
14, 1778. parish of English Bidener; married Feb. 4. 1808).
Born Dec. 10, 1821. Forest of Dean. Came to Utah 1852,
Thomas Tidwell company.

Married Elizabeth Boulter Dec. 14, 1845 (daughter of
Thomas Boulter and Comfort Davies, both of whom died at
Council Bluffs, Iowa). She was born Aug. 11, 1824, and came
to Utah with husband. Their children: Augusta Comfort b.
Aug. 18, 1847, m. Ruel M. Rogers June, 1862; John Heber
b. April, 1855, m. Annie M. Garfleld 1874; Willard Boulter b.
June 8, 1857, m. Mary Emily Wadley Dec. 14, 1882. Family
home Draper, Utah.

Married Jane Okey (daughter of Thomas Okey). Only
child: Rozella Jane b. Feb. 7, 1862, m. Joseph D. Wadley Dec.
30, 1884.

Settled at Draper 1853. Presided over Pontshill branch in
England. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah.

ENNISS, WILLARD BOULTER (son of John Enniss and
Elizabeth Boulter). Born June 8, 1857, Draper, Utah.

Married Mary Emily Wadley Dec. 14, 1882, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph Wadley and Hannah Dorney; former
pioneer 1853, latter 1856), who was born Aug. 17, 1859,
Pleasant Grove, Utah. Their children: John Wadley b. Sept.
27, 1883, m. Laura Peart Dec. 6, 1906; Hannah Mabel b. Dec.
30, 1884. m. Earl S. Allen Dec. 20, 1906: Annie Estella b.
April 18, 1886, m. Alma Terry Jan. 7, 1904; Alva Benjamin
b. Dec. 3, 1892; Vern Wilson b. Nov. 12, 1894; Maysel Augusta
b. July 7, 1897; Emily Elizabeth b. March 31, 1899; Franklin
Dorney b. Nov. 23. 1900: Elmer Marr b. March 31, 1906.
Family home Draper, Utah.

Member 73d quorum seventies; high priest; bishop Draper
ward 1898-10; missionary to England 1906-08. School teach-
er. Justice of peace two terms; instrumental in incorporat-
ing all water rights of settlers at Draper; director and
active manager Draper Irrigation company 1890-96; then
president till 1904. School trustee of 22d district Salt Lake
county 16 years. One of organizers of Draper Mercantile
company 1898.



ENSIGN, LUMAN DANIEL (son of Luman Ashley Ensign).
Born March 25, 1854, Salt Lake City.

Married Rosa Belle Dee Oct. 11, 1885, Ogden, Utah (daugh-
ter of Thomas and Ann Dee of Ogden), who was born April
21, 1861.



ENSIGN, MARTIN L. (son of Horace and Mary Ensign).
Born March 31. 1831, Westfleld, Hampden county, Mass.
Came to Utah Sept. 22, 1847, Ira Eldredge company.

Married Mary Dunn Jan. 8, 1852 (daughter of Simeon A.
Dunn and Adaline Rawson, married July 3, 1828). She was
born Nov. 2. 1833. Their children: Mary Adaline b. Nov. 10,
1852, m. John L. Roberts; Georgtana b. April 6, 1854, m.
William J. Hill; Emma Lovlnia b. Aug. 22, 1856, m. Siveren
N. Lee; Harriet Camilla b. April 24, 1859, m. Isaac Smith;
Martin Luther b. Jan. 15, 1862, m. Martha Wright Jan. 15,
1888; John Henry b. May 8. 1864; Horace b. March 29, 1866;
Effle Celestia b. Sept. 7, 1871, m. Lewis A. Merrill June 6,
1895; Adams Wesley b. Jan. 1. 1875, m. Charlotte Winnifred
Boden Dec. 20, 1901. Family home Brigham, Utah.

High councilor. Justice of peace; coroner. Built' ferries
at, and bridges over Bear river at Standings, Bear River
City, and Corinne, Utah: helped build first house on Church
Farm, Cache Valley: built sawmills in Box Elder and Logan
Canyons, Blacksmith Fork, Three Mile, Willard and Honey-
ville.

ENSIGN, ADAMS WESLEY (son of Martin L. Ensign and
Mary Dunn). Born Jan. 1. 1875.- Brigham, Utah.

Married Charlotte Winnifred Boden Dec. 20, 1901, Logan,
Utah (daughter of Heber Coleman Boden and Charlotte
Welch), who was born Jan. 16. 1881. at Brigham. Their
children: Hugo B. b. Oct. 30, 1902; Wesley B. b. July 19.
1904; Coleman B. b. Feb. 28. 1906; Olive b. April 19, 1908:
Mary Winnifred b. Jan. 1, 1910; Eliza Boden b. May 9, 1913.
Family home Brigham, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1906. Dental surgeon, 1903;
dairyman.



ENSIGN, SAMUEL (son of Isaac Ensign and Lydia Noble of
Westfleld, Mass). Born May 24, 1805. at Westfield. Came
to Utah Sept. 22, 1847, Ira Eldredge company.

Married Mary Everett Gordon Nov. 29, 1832, Westfleld.
Mass! (daughter of Conrad Gordon and Julia A. Searles of
that place), who was born May 15, 1811, and died Feb. 12,
1868. Their children: Julia Searles b. Sept. 16, 1833. m.



Joh " w - Woolley March 20. 1851; Samuel Lozene b. Jan. 24.
I i^ m ' y An eeH Dec. 29. 1858; Horace Sobieskl b. April
T' Martba T r , ip i ett March ' 1870 ' m - Thurza Case;
i ?c ;o r T (ad P te<J > b. July 1, 1850. m. Henry B.
' 25> 1870; Lorin Gor don b. Feb. 12. 1866, d. Febf 12



hM Ru , th K ? lson Dec - 27. 1867, at Salt Lake City Their

child: Mary Jane b. March 17. 1859, m. Henry B. Rugg

High priest. Worked as carpenter on Nauvoo temple 1844

in maT'wor'ke'd on^ ,'? T bu ' ldin ^ ma y &"st and sawmills
f nT ; wor * pd on Salt Lake temple and lost his life by
falling from its wall June 24, 1885. Millwright.

ENSIGN, SAMUEL LOZENE (son of Samuel Ensign
Mary Everett Gordon). Born Jan. 24. 1836? Westfield Mass
Came to Utah Sept. 20. 1847. Ira Eldredse company

Married Mary Angell Dec. 29, 1858, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Solomon Angell and 'Eunice Clark Young of Provi-
dence. R. I.), who was born Nov. 22 1842 Their ohilrtrcn
Orpha Adella b. Feb. 4 1860; Juiia Angelib. Sec 21? ml d
AP , V,K 1871 ' San ">el Lozene Jr. b. May 9. 1863 m. Mary
A ? Glb 80 S : Geor ? e Albert b. July 22. 1866. m. Mary C

^n? ^7 eb A,f 2 V 9 J 2: Amy Eunice b ' J e
Sept 29, 1882; Alfred Horace b. Sept. 19, 1869. m Edith

M C v K 'ftfr Ma 7 Ellzabeth b - A "&- 8. 1871 Frank Victor b.
May 6. 1873 m. Gracie F. Free; Louis Osborn b. March 16
}*" ,"> Florence May Papworth; John Woolley b. April

1881 d I^n l? F i5nn ^"T Hu hes : Herman Ross b. Jan. 21.
1881, d. Jan. 15 1900; Stanley b. Nov. 14, 1882, m. Anna Mork

wJh a " b ' ? V X 29 ' . 1889 ' Famt 'y "ome, Salt Lake City.
High priest Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah-
carried mail from Salt Lake City to Fort Kearney for the

member f Nauvo Le(rlon - member of



EPPERSON, SIDNEY HYRUM (son of Ellas Epperson and

ma^lS^l T> n MW dla H a) - B rn !832 in Indian^ Came to
Utah 1852, David Wood company

Married Mary Jane Robey 1853 at Provo, Utah (daughter
of Jeremiah Robey and Ruth Tucker pioneers 1852. David
Wood company), who was born 1836, and came to Utah with
parents. Their children: Sidney Theophelis b. Jan. 23 1864
?Vu E llza X an Wa -eoner; Charles Alonzo b. March 15, 1856 m'
Llbbie Coleman; Mary Louverna b. July 28, 1858, m Dean
Forrest; Albert b. Sept. 10, 1860; Elias Tipton b. Se'pt 16
1862 m. Janey Bonner; Viola Delphina b. Sept. 26, 1864 m'
Adelbert Alexander; Robert Ross b. Jan. 20, 1867, m. Bertha
?? ,?? : w ' lllam Henry b. Dec. 17, 1868; Simon S. b. Jan.

, 1 l'i 1 . 8 > 4? 1 - t W a M " Smith April 4 - 1889 ' Dan 'el D- b. Feb.
17, 1873: Ruth Lunica b. May 20, 1875, m. William J. Mathews-

S n . a ,Sv/ aB *' ^U- m ' Ada Mohlman; Elmer Drew b
Dec. 23, 1879, m. Maud Barker.

, S "f d at Provo 1852 = moved to Snake Creek 1869. Bishop
of Midway ten years. Member Utah militia; captain of
Provo Valley cavalry three years; major. Indian war vet-
eran Farmer and stockraiser.



ERCAJTBRACK. W. T. (son of Smiton Ercanbrack and
Lucinda Caroline Page of Niles, Mich). Born Dec. 16 1840
at Niles. Came to Utah July, 1853.

Married Ruth Ann Seabury Nov. 11, 1864. Kamas Prairie
Utah (daughter of Wesley Hudson and Louisa Keith of
Vermont pioneers July, 1848). She was born Nov 14 1848
Their children: William Wesley b. Feb. 13. 1866. m ' Mary
Ella Morgan; George Grey b. April 8. 1868, m. Luella Girley
John b. July 3, 1870, died: Charles Frank b. Sept. 30 1871
m. Lena Jensen; Ruth Ester b. Nov. 3, 1873 m James
Burston; Alice Velma b. Feb. 22, 1876. died; Caroline Lucinda
b. March 23, 1878, died; Otis Larary b. July 13, 1880, m.
Julia Bartholomew; Alta Malissa b. Aug. 29, 1883, m. Ezra
B. Walker; Bertha Leonora b. July 2, 1885, died- Byron
Abner b. July 15. 1887: Olive Mahely b. Feb. 6. 1891; Raymond
Gilbert b. July 8, 1893; Arvilla Louisa b. May 14 1896
Family home Goshen, Utah.

High priest. Merchant. Died June 17, 1911, Provo, Utah.



ERICKSON, GUNNER. Born at Christiania, Norway. Came
to Utah 1852.

His only child: Jens Gunderson, m. Marie
home Mt. Pleasant. Utah.

Veteran Black Hawk Indian war. Carpenter and farmer.
Died at Mt. Pleasant.



Family



GUNDERSON, JENS (son of Gunner Erickson). Born Sept.
21, 1830, Christiania, Norway. Came to Utah 1852.

Married Marie , Salt Lake Endowment house, who

was born Jan. 28, 1844. Their children: James P. b.
March 4, 1865, m. Jennie Jensen Renburg; Gunner b. Jan.
19, 1867, m. Lucinda Madsen; Christine b. Jan. 28, 1869, m.
Charles Jensen Renburg; Annie b. March 3, 1871, m. Joseph
Coates; Mary b. Aug. 24, 1873, m. Charles Files; Caroline b.
1875, m. Edward Fowles; Tina and Charles, d. Infants;
Henry b. Sept. 16, 1889. Family home Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Veteran Black Hawk Indian war; high priest; ward
teacher. Early settler to Mt. Pleasant. Farmer and car-
penter. Died Nov. 4, 1902, Mt. Pleasant.

GUNDERSON, JAMES P. (son of Jens and Marie Gunder-
son). Born March 4, 1865, Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Married Jennie Jensen Renburg April 10, 1884, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Charles Jensen Renburg and Maren Jen-



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sen of Ellng, Hjorring amt, Denmark: pioneers 1855). She
was born Sept. 26, 1865. Their children: Charles J. b. Feb.
9, 1885; Dortha b. Aug. 7, 1887, m. Ira Cloud; Hazel b.
March 24, 1891, m. Ivin Simmons; Levar b. Jan. 9, 1893;
Foletta b. July 26, 1895, d. infant; Famia b. May 29. 1898;
Virgil b. Oct. 27, 1901; Fredericka b. May 24, 1904. Family
home Clear Creek, Utah.

High priest; ward teacher. Miner. Employed by Utah
Fuel Company.



EKICKSOX, OLSON LOUIS ERICK (son of Erlck Erickson
Olson, born April 26, 1835, Wingaker, Sweden, and Marta
Christina Anderson, born Aug. 29, 1834, Lennes, Sweden, who
came to Utah July 10, 1882). Born June 22, 1866, Wingaker,
Sweden. Came to Utah July 10, 1882.

Married Christina Olson Nov. 6, 1890. Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Ola and Batilda Bartelson of Sweden), who was born
Feb. 11 1867. Jeslof. Sweden. Their children: Alben L. b.
Sept. 13, 1891; Chrestina Lovenia b. Feb. 25. 1894; Viola b.
April 4. 1897, d. Nov. 22, 1903; Eugenia b. Jan. 31, 1901;
Genette Josephine b. May 10, 1904: Verna Hortense b. March
16, 1906; Flora Vilate b. Nov. 4, 1911. Family home Glencoe
ward, Idaho.

Missionary to Sweden 1898-99; bishop of Glencoe 1909.



ETHERINGTON, JOHN (son of John Etherington, born Jan.
10, 1757, and Alice Burdess, both of Bishop Auckland, Dur-
hamshire, Eng.). He was born April 28, 1794, at Bishop
Auckland, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 7, 1855, with second
company of Noah T. Guymon.

Married Elizabeth Hemsley (daughter of William Hemsley
and Frances Dawson, married 1818). She was born Feb.
12, 1800, and came to Utah Sept. 7, 1855, with second company
of Noah T. Guymon. Their children: John b. Aug. 23, 1818;
Jane b. Nov. 29. 1820. m. Appleton Elcoat; James b. Dec. 6.
1822, m. Mary Hopper; Frances b. March 16. 1825, m. James
Bulmer; Elizabeth b. July 31, 1827, m. William Pew; Ann b.
Jan. 24, 1830, m. Thos. Heslop; m. John Newey June 2, 1856;
William; Mary b. Aug. 12, 1834, m. George Stanger; Thomas
b. Nov. 1, 1836, m. Sarah Wheeler March 9. 1858; George b.
July 13, 1839. Family home Faceby, Yorkshire. Eng.

Ward teacher; high priest; helped many families In the
emigration to Utah. Died Jan. 13, 1865.

ETHERINGTON, THOMAS (son of John Etherington and
Elizabeth Hemsley). Born Nov. 1, 1836, at Bishop Auckland,
Durham, Eng.

Married Sarah Wheeler March 9, 1858, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Wheeler and Elizabeth Gillings, who came
to Utah 1857, William Walker company). She was born



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