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Coosa county, Ala. Their children: John Smith b. Aug. 26,
1862; Esther Maria b. Oct. 6, 1863; Frederick Miles b. Aug.
15, 1866, all foregoing dead; Samuel Preston b. Nov. 4. 1866,
m. Lana Hansen 1897; Jackson Elmer b. Sept. 20, 1868, m.
Alice Hammond 1900; Wickliff Anderson b. March 25, 1870,
m. Kate Meikle March, 1905; Florence May b. Dec. 13, 1872,
m. George W. Lewis May, 1899; Cordelia Jane b. Aug. 19,
1873, m. Alma Raymond April, 1892; Porter b. May 8, 1875, m.
lone Thomas Oct. 30, 1902; Erie b. Feb. 18, 1877, m. Rose
Pitcher; Lester b. Aug. 30, 1878; William b. May 23, 1880, m.
Jane Merrill Dec. 1910; Russell b. Dec. 7, 1882; Lois Eliza b.
Sept. 15, 1885. Family home Smithfield, Utah.

Moved to Smithfield 1866. Served as city marshal. In-
dian war veteran. Assisted in bringing immigrants to
Utah 1864.



EYRE, EDWIN (son of James Eyre and Ann Naylor of
Hecington, Lincolnshire, Eng., former died on plains, en
route to Utah, latter died at sea). Born April 16, 1845,
Domsby, Lincolnshire, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 12, 1866,
Independent freight train.

Married Melinva Myers Dec. 3, 1866, Minersville, Utah
(daughter of William Myers and Martha Ogden; pioneers
Sept. 5, 1866, Samuel D. White company). She was born
April 1, 1848, and came to Utah with parents. Their chil-
dren: Edwin b. Jan. 30, 1868, m. Arilla M. Guymon; Martha
Ann b. Nov. 21, 1870, m. Solomon Walker; Melinva Elsie b.
Sept. 18, 1872, m. John Hollingshead, died; James William b.
Sept. 7, 1874, m. Rosilla Murdock; Joseph Hyrum b. Jan. 2,
1877, m. Lula Zealskie; Sarah Ellen b. Jan. 21, 1879, m.
Fred W. Gillins; Paulina b. Aug. 24, 1880, m. Sidney Carter;
Jennie b. April 2, 1884, d. young; George Alma b. April 12,
1886, died; Jedediah b. April 21, 1888, m. Linda Gates. Family
home Minersville, Utah.

Presided over a branch of the church in England. Set-
tled at Parowan upon arrival In Utah, and later moved to
Minersville. Bishop's councilor, missionary to England 1881,
and labored as president of Notts conference part of time,
returning home June, 1883; Sunday school superintendent of
Minersville ward 11 or 12 years; ward teacher; choir mem-
ber; performed a mission In St. George temple 1902-04;
president elders quorum; Instructor in high priests quorum.
Has done much in the upbuilding of Minersville and sur-
rounding country. Worked on St. George and Manti tem-
ples. Farmer.

EYRE, EDWIN, JR. (son of Edwin Eyre and Melinva Myers).
Born Jan. 30, 1868, Minersville, Utah.

Married Arilla M. Guymon at Minersville (daughter of
James Guymon and Rhoda Leach Neas). Their children:
Guy Edwin b. March 30, 1888; Eugene A. b. April 11, 1891;
Clifford b. March 9, 1893; Floyed b. Sept. 9, 1895; Robert Basil
b. Jan. 2, 1898; Howard b. March 11, 1900; Gertlda b. Feb.
19, 1903; Trulan Oriand b. Oct. 9, 1906; Vesta Arilla b.
Nov. 24. 1907; Melvina Leach b. April 6, 1911.

Member high council Beaver stake. School trustee at
Minersville several years; county commissioner; town mar-
shal; watermaster.



PACER, GEORGE (son of Henry Facer born June 15, 1811.
Colmworth, Bedfordshire, and Mary Jarvis born Aug. 31,
1810, Buckworth, Huntingdonshire, Eng.). He was born
July 4, 1834, Eynesbury, Huntingdonshire. Came to Utah
Aug. 27, 1860, Daniel Robinson company.



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Married Mary Prior Sept. 6, 1867 (daughter of James Prior
and Dove Brown), who was born Jan. 27, 1840, and came to
Utah with husband. Their children: George H. b. Nov. 13,
1858, m. Caroline Erickson May 29, 1879; William J. b. July
13. 1861, m. Caroline P. Williams Jan. 3, 1884; Sarah Ann b.
March 26, 1863, d. Jan. 18, 1864; Charles Heber b. Nov. 12,
1864, d. Jan. 27, 1867; Dove b. Jan. 10, 1867, m, Josiah Call
Dec. 18, 1884; Prior b. July 14, 1869, m. Laura B. Williams
Feb. 8, 1893; Joseph b. Nov. 7, 1871, m. Emma Richards Nov.

7, 1902; James Alma b. Feb. 11. 1874, m. Rose Dalton Novem-
ber, 1896; Wlllard b. Oct. 13, 1876, m. Emma E. Davis Oct. 25,
1899; Mary E. b. May 24, 1879, m. William Anderson Nov. 15,
1899; Mabel b. Sept. 3, 1883, d. Sept. 8, 1883; Royal G. b. Nov.
29. 1884, d. March 25. 1894. Family home Willard, Utah.

Married Sarah Thompson November. 1863, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas Thompson and Sarah Sewell married
in England), who was born June 2, 1832, in England. Their
children: Emma L. b. Aug. 10, 1864, m. William Renshaw;
James J. b. June 10, 1866, m. Myrtle Lechtenberg May 1, 1888;
m. Emma L. Jackson Aug. 14, 1907; Annie Mariah b. Sept.

8, 1868.

Married Susanna Nebeker Sept. 6, 1875, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Peter Nebeker and Elizabeth Davis), who was
born April 9. 1848, Salt Lake City. Their children: Olive
Nile b. Aug. 30, 1876; Susannah M. b. Sept. 26, 1878, m. Hyram
E. Crocket 1898; Ethel Rose b. Aug. 20, 1880, m. Dr. P. W.
Allison Jan. 12, 1891; Florence Zoe b. Sept. 20, 1882; Edna A.
b. Jan. 24, 1884; Georgia Gretta b. June 7, 1886; Horace A. b.
Sept.-20, 1887; Wanda L. b. May 18, 1889.

Married Hattie Shumway April 9, 1885, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Andrew Shumway and Mary Jenson), who was
born April 9, 1867. Their children: George Andrew b. Jan.
4. 1887; Cleo b. Oct. 10, 1889; Charles b. April 22, 1892; Leo
b. April 28, 1895.

Bishop of Willard two terms. Sub captain of ten hand-
carts under Daniel Robinson. Director of Brigham City
Co-op. Director First ward bank of Brigham City; manager
Box Elder Co-op. Sheep company. School trustee Salt Lake
district several terms.

FACER, WILLIAM JOHN (son of George Facer and Mary
Prior). Born July 13, 1861, Willard, Utah.

Married Caroline Williams Jan. 3, 1884, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Mishach S. Williams and Elizabeth Lewis,
pioneers 1854, Robert Campbell and William A. Empey com-
panies respectively). She was born July 13, 1861. Their
children: William O. b. Dec. 3, 1884, m. Olive Harding
1911; Agnes C. b. March 8, 1886, m. Lorenzo Bailey 1903;
Mary P. b. Oct. 31, 1887, m. George J. Marsh, Jr.; Martello
V. b. July 24, 1890, m. Hazel Wood 1912; Elizabeth L. b.
June 22, 1893, m. Joseph Leroy Housley 1911; Carrie A. b.
Oct. 13, 1894; Moyle E. b. Dec. 4, 1903; Parker b. May 10,
1907. Family home Willard, Utah.

Missionary to Bear Lake and Box Elder counties 1898;
to Great Britain 1900-03; bishop Willard ward 1903-10.
City councilman 1908-12.

FACER, WILLARD (son of Georgre Facer and Mary Prior).
Born Oct. 13, 1876, Willard, Utah.

Married Emma E. Davis Oct. 26, 1889, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of George Davis and Alice Eliza Goodey, former a pio-
neer October, 1854, Charles Empey company). She was born
Oct. 21, 1879, Perry, Utah. Their children: -Mattie b. Jan. 11,
1901; Emma Lavon b. Aug. 7, 1905; Reed W. b. March 30, 1910.

Settled at Willard. Farmer and stockraiser. President
69th quorum of seventy; first assistant superintendent of
Sunday schools in Malad stake two years.

FACER, JAMES JARVIS (son of George Facer and Sarah
Thompson). Born June 10, 1866, Willard, Utah.

Married Myrtle Lechtenberg May 1, 1888, Willard, Utah
(daughter of Paul Lechtenberg and Susanna Nebeker), who
was born Jan. 8, 1870, Salt Lake City. Their children:
James Vere b. May 28, 1889, m. Bertha Rosenbaum October,
1912; George Lester b. June 10, 1891; Redmond Fay b. Nov.
8. 1892; Wanda Marie b. Dec. 6, 1894; Sarah Elizabeth b.
March 16, 1897; Myrtle Rose b. June 16, 1903; Ethel Myer b.
April 2, 1904. Family resided Willard, Paradise, Avon,
Ogden and Logan, Utah.

Married Emma L. Jackson (daughter of A. O. Jackson and
Emma Jane Obray), who was born Feb. 3, 1878, Paradise,
Utah. Their child; Elden Jackson b. Nov. 15, 1908. Family
home Hyrum, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1898-1900; bishop of Avon
ward 1904-06; Bishop Hyrum third ward. Elected county
commissioner Cache county Nov. 5, 1912, term 4 years.
Farmer.

FACER, WILLIAM O. (son of William John Facer and
Caroline Williams). Born Dec. 3, 1884, Willard, Utah.

Married Olive Harding 1911 (daughter of George Harding
and Mary Jones, former a pioneer 1851, John G. Smith com-
pany, latter October, 1863, Thomas Ricks company). She
was born Nov. 8, 1883, Wlllard, Utah. Only child: Alice
b. June 17, 1912.

Missionary to Samoa and Torlgan Islands 1906-10; assist-
ant Sunday school superintendent at Willard.



FAIRBANKS, DAVID (son of Joseph Fairbanks and Polly
White Brooks of Mount View, N. J.. and Sandy Hill, N. Y.).
Born March 14, 1810 at Peru, Bennington county, Vt. Came
to Utah Oct. 6, 1847. with John Taylor company.

Married Susan Mandeville Nov. 26, 1838. Pompton Plains.
N. J. (daughter of Cornelius W. Mandeville and Jane Jones
of Pompton Plains), who was born Sept. 23, 1819. Their
children: William Henry, m. Ann Ellsworth; m. Sarah Knight
Jolly; m. Ann Elizabeth Hardy; Mary Jane, m. Warren
Sidney Pace; Cornelius Mandeville, m. Emily A. Davis;
Susan Jones, m. Stanley Davis; m. Philip L. Gauchet; Eliza-
beth Ann, m. George Montague: Barbara Matilda, m. Ezra
Warren Simmons; Margaret, died; David Brooks, m. Hannah
Johnson; Joseph Warren, m. Estelle V. Dixon; Ralph Jaco-
bus, m. Celestia Johnson; Martha Alice, m. Joseph Brlgham
Keeler; Nicholas Jones and Nathaniel, died. Family resided
Mountain View, N. J., and Payson, Utah.

President high priests quorum; missionary to The Muddy
1864-66; bishop 1st ward Salt Lake City 1849-61. Justice of
peace at Salt Lake City; bishop 8th ward, winter quarters;
pioneer to Payson, 1851; built dam that gave Salem, Utah,
the name of Pond Town. City marshal; school trustee and
city councilman of Payson. Farmer; builder. Died Dec. 14.
1895.

FAIRBANKS, JOSEPH WARREN (son of David Fairbanks
and Susan Mandeville). Born Jan. 2, 1856, Payson, Utah.

Married Estelle V. Dlxon July 27, 1880, at Payson (daugh-
ter of Christopher Dlxon and Jane E. Wightman; pioneers

1852). She was born Oct. 16, , Kirtland, Ohio. Their

only child: Magdaline b. March 2, 1882, d. same day.

Settled at Annabella, Utah, 1881. Set apart bishop Anna-
bella ward Feb. 20, 1893. President town board 1910. Ac-
tive worker in the early development of Annabella.



FAIRBANKS, JOHN BOYLSTON (son of Joseph Fairbanks
and Polly White Brooks of Mount View, N. J., and Sandy
Hill, N. Y.). Born April 28. 1817, at Sandy Hill. Came to
Utah September, 1847, captain 3d ten, Jedediah M. Grant
company.

Married Sarah Van Wagoner Aug. 31, 1844, Mount View,
N. J., Bishop John Leach officiating (daughter of Halmah
Van Wagoner and Mary Van Houten of New Jersey, latter
pioneer September, 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company). She
was born July 11, 1822. Their children: John J., d. infant;
Harriett F., m. William J. Douglass; Henry, m. Elizabeth
Oharra; Nathaniel, d. aged 8; Sarah Ann, d. aged 4; John B.
b. Dec. 27, 1855, m. Lilly Annetta Huish; Mary F., m. Austin
C. Brown; Allicia F., m. Patrick L. Simmons; Lillie Maria;
Franklin, m. Louise Arminnie Tanner; George A., m. Ann
Worsencroft. Family home Payson, Utah.

Missionary to England 1871-73; bishop Payson 10 years:
ward clerk. City councilman at Payson. Merchant; farmer.
Died May 14, 1876.

FAIRBANKS. JOHN B. (son of John B. Fairbanks and
Sarah Van Wagoner). Born Dec. 27, 1855, Payson, Utah.

Married Lilly Annetta Hulsh June 24, 1877, at Payson,
Utah (daughter of Walter H. Huish and Ann Smith of
Birmingham, Eng., pioneers 1861). She was born Feb. 24,
1857. Their children: John Leo b. April 30, 1878; Lillie A.
b. July 27, 1879, m. Thomas J. Yates; Vernon W. b. Nov. 15.
1881, m. Esther H. Games; Erven H. b. Nov. 9, 1884, m.
Harriet Jones; Leroy b. Feb. 26, 1886, m. Orissa Smith; Ortho
Lane b. Sept. 29, 1887; Claude L. b. June 12, 1889; Larmar R.
b. Jan. 13, 1894; Delmar R. b. Jan. 14, 1894, d. infant; Alma
C. b. Sept. 9, 1895, d. infant. Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 47th and 152d quorums seventies; missionary to
southern states 1881-83, and to South America 1900-02, a
president in both missions; president mutual missionaries to
Paris to study art 1890-92. Assessor and collector at Pay-
son. Farmer; artist.



FAIRBANKS, AMOS (son of Caleb Fairbanks, who was born
July 30, 1768, Berlin, Mass., and Mary Goddard. married Nov.
10, 1786). He was born Jan. 4, 1802, Madrid, N. Y. Came to
Utah October, 1851.

Married Mary Bartholomew Nov. 11, 1832. Their children:
Alva b. 1833; Karissa b. Oct. 29, 1838, m. Christopher Merk-
ley; Jane b. Feb. 28, 1840.
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FARMER, EDWARD JOHN (son of Richard Farmer and
Elizabeth Morris of Herefordshire, Eng.). Born Feb. 20,
1825. Came to Utah Sept. 12, 1861, John R. Murdock com-
pany.

Married Elizabeth Ellen Wright 1858, Philadelphia, Pa.
(daughter of John Wright and Elizabeth Bailey of Screglng-
ton, Lincolnshire, Eng., pioneers Sept. 12, 1861). She was
born Nov. 11, 1842. Their children: John Edward d. infant;
Erastus Grenlg, m. Mary Ellen Holt; Emma, d. youth; Mary
Ann Theresa, m. Edwin Reese; Richard Wright, m. Margret
McCann; Robert Fredrick, m. May Evalin Henderson; Sarah
Jane Elizabeth, m. Henry Egbert. Family home Herriman,
Utah.

Member 94th quorum seventies; ward teacher. School
trustee. Farmer.

FARMER, ERASTUS GRENIG (son of Edward J. Farmer
and Elizabeth E. Wright). Born June 29, 1861, Florence,
Douglas county, Neb. Came to Utah with parents.

Married Mary Ellen Holt Jan. 12. 1887, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Edward David Holt and Emma Billings, pio-
neers 1862). She was born June 6, 1867. Their children:
Nellie Mabel b. April 23, 1888; Eva Grace b. Jan. 21. 1890, m.
Marion H Henderson; Erastus L. b. Nov. 8. 1891; Elsie May
b May 18, 1893; Ivie Pearl b. March 27, 1896; Golden Holt
b Oct 28 1897; Emma Ellen b. Feb. 15, 1900; Edward Tru-
man b. Aug. 1, 1903; Cora H. b. Sept. 10. 1896. Family home
Clifton. Idaho.

Member 95th quorum seventies; missionary to southern
states 1883-85; counselor to Bishop William F. Garner July



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



26, 1893, to Jan. 12, 1896; bishop of Clifton ward Jan. 12,
1896, to May 14, 1911. Chairman Republican State Central
committee four years. School trustee and justice of peace.
State land examiner. Farmer.



FARNBS, THOMAS SAMUEL (son of John Fames and Har-
riett Cambell, of London, Eng.). Born Jan. 6, 1836, London,
Eng-. Came to Utah 1861.

Married Sarah Ann Harrison (daughter of James H. Har-
rison and Ang-elina Parry). She was born July 29, 1840.
Their children: Thomas H. b. Dec. 13, 1861; Angelina H. b.
Dec. 18, 1863, m. Edwin Batty June 13, 1882; Edwin James
b. Dec. 16, 1866, d. Dec. 14, 1867; John Albert b. April 16,
1868, m. Ellen Lemor Jan. 4, 1897; Sarah Frances b. Nov. 25,
1870, m. Robert Slaughter June 17, 1888; Phebe Amelia b.
Oct. 31, 1873, m. William R. Lang-ston Nov. 17, 1890; Jane
Elizabeth b. Nov. 27, 1876, d. April 16, 1876; Joseph Fritter
b. Sept. 27, 1877; Cora Alvira b. Jan. 17, 1880, m. Levl DeMill
Jan. 13, 1901; Fanny May b. May 24, 1882, m. Andrew Buchan-
nah March 20, 1908; Retta b. Sept. 29, 1886.

Settled at "Dixie." Ward clerk there for years.

FARNES, JOSEPH FRITTER (son of Thomas Samuel Fames
and Sarah Ann Harrison). Born Sept. 27, 1877, Rockville,
Utah.

Business man and merchant.



PARNSWORTH, STEPHEN MARTIBTDALE (son of Reuben
Farnsworth and Lucinda Kent of Vermont). Born Oct. 9,
1809, Vermont. Came to Utah 1851, Capt. Higby company.

Married Julia Ann Clark Aug. 30, 1837 (daughter of Rich-
ard Clark and Miss Sheffer), who was born May 1, 1819, and
came to Utah with husband. Their children: Austin Martin-
dale b. Dec. 16, 1838, m. Dorcas Terry; Alonzo LaFayette b.
Oct. 22, 1841, m. Mary Staker Sept. 8, 1866; Albert Stephen b.
May 22, 1844, m. Martha Longmore; Stephen Martindale Jr.
b. Feb. 17, 1847, m. Martha Loujean Jones; Caroline Elizabeth
b. March 21, 1849, m. Henson Walker Oct. 24, 1868; Julia Ann
b. Nov. 26, 1852, d. May 1, 1863; Cyrus Walter b. April 20,
1864, m. Mary Isabel Tidwell; Harriet Nancy b. Dec. 16, 1856,
m. James Thome; Reuben Richard b. Dec. 3, 1859, m. Lola
Montez Bean. Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Married Eliza Lewis (daughter of Nathan Lewis). Their
children: Franklin Wallace, m. Anna Anderson; Clarinda;
Alva Washington; Viola, m. William Shelton; Milford Bard;
Curtis Bradford b. June 14, 1866; Olivia b. Sept. 15, 1867, m.
Mr. Powell; Joseph; Eliza Jane; Benjamin. Family resided,
Pleasant Grove and Richfield, Utah.

Married Ellen Louisa Showell. Only child: Cosmelia Ellen
b. June 7, 1860, m. George Ogilvie.

FARNSWORTH, ALONZO LAFAYETTE (son of Stephen
Martindale Farnsworth and Julia Ann Clark). He was born
Oct. 22, 1841, South Bend, Ind.

Married Mary Ann Staker Sept. 8, 1866, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Nathan Staker and Jane Richmond), who was
born Jan. 21, 1848.

Married Christianna D. Bertelsen March 9, 1874, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Niels Bertelsen and Mary Larsen, pioneers
Sept. 10, 1863, William B. Preston company). She was born
Jan. 8, 1852, Viberg amt, Denmark. Their children: Ray-
mond Alonzo b. Nov. 15, 1876, m. Bertha Martineau May 7,

; Lester Burt b. Aug. 23, 1879, m. Rosina Nielsen Aug. 8,

1905; Mary A. b. Aug. 4, 1881, m. Joseph Fyans Dec. 26, 1906;
Richard Kent b. Feb. 2, 1883, m. Hattie May Cluff Oct. 1, 1908;
Elmer David b. April 8, 1885, m. Charity May O'Donnell Sept.
4, 1906; Franklin Lehi b. Oct. 24, 1889, m. Cora Walker; Anna
Roine b. June 17, 1891, m. Thomas Dixon; Alonzo LaFayette
b. Jan. 22, 1897, died. Family resided Tuba City, Ariz.,
and Colonia Garcia, Mexico.

Married Edith Henrietta Tietjen April 8, 1875, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of August Tietjen and Edith Kreeger), who
was born in Sweden. Their children: Ernest LaFayette b.
July 20, 1878, m. Edith Nielsen Feb. 28, 1902; Ida Belle b.
Sept. 26, 1880, m. George Turley Feb. 16, 1899; Stephen
August b. Dec. 2, 1882, m. Ethel Bingham; Jesse Charles b.
July 13, 1885, died; Orrin Fay b. Nov. 26, 1886; Byron
Nephl b. Jan. 7, 1890, m. Maud Cluff March 6, 1911; Ellis b.
July 8, 1892, m. Karl Nielsen Nov. 25, 1909; Earl Benjamin
b. Jan. 24, 1894; Jennie Tietjen b. June 24, 1896.

Lieutenant Black Hawk war 1866. Member Richfield high
council 1871; bishop of Joseph City 1873; went to Arizona on
a mission 1877, and served as bishop Yuba City 1878. Moved
to Mexico 1884.



PARR, WINSLOW (son of Ashael Farr, baptized March
23, 1776, at Chesterfield, Vt., and Lydia Snow, born March 18,
1772, Chesterfield, Vt. married 1786). He was born Jan. 14,
1794, Chesterfield, Vt Came to Utah Sept. 30, 1860, Joseph
Young company.

Married Olive Hovey Freeman Dec. 6, 1816, Hanover, Vt
(daughter of Elijah Freeman, born Nov. 3, 1767, Mansfield,
Conn., and Olive Hovey, born Oct. 30, 1761, died Oct. 21,
1820 married Dec. 27, 1781). She was born June 23, 1799,
Lebanon, Vt., died March 10, 1893. Big Cottonwood, Utah.
Their children: John b. Dec. 14, 1817, d. infant; Aaron Free-
man b. Oct. 31, 1818, m. Persis Atherton Jan. 16. 1844; Lorin
b. July 27, 1820. m. Nancy B. Chase; Olive Hovey b. March
18, 1825, m. William Walker Nov. 3, 1843; Diantha b. Oct.
12, 1828, m. William Clayton Jan. 184.6; Wlnslow b. May 11,



1837, m. Emily Jane Covington Oct. 17, 1868. Family resided
Waterford and Charleston, Vt., before coming to Utah.

Appointed one of municipal high council of twelve 1846.
Settled on Big Cottonwood river 1851. Died Aug. 25, 1867,
Big Cottonwood, Utah.

FARR, LORIN (son of Winslow Farr and Olive Hovey Free-
man). Born July 27, 1820, Waterford, Vt Came to Utah
Sept. 20, 1847, Daniel Spencer company.

Married Nancy B. Chase Jan. 1, 1845 (daughter of Ezra
Chase, pioneer 1848, born Feb. 4, 1796, died Oct. 29, 1873,
Ogden, Utah, and Tirzah Wells, who died April 4, 1867, at
Ogden married Aug. 22, 1818). She was born Jan.
27, 1823, Bristol, Vt.; died Sept. 10, 1892, Ogden, Utah.
Their children: Enoch b. Dec. 28, 1845, m. Mary E. Eggles-
ton 1866; Julia b. April 1, 1848, d. May 14, 1851; Sarah b.
Oct. 30, 1849, m. John Henry Smith Oct. 20, 1866; Tirzah b.
May 3, 1852. m. John Gay Jan. 19, 1869; Lorin b. Feb. 21, 1854;
Ezra b. Feb. 21, 1854, m. Elveretta Kay April 9, 1877; Newton
b. May 31, 1856, m. Martha Davis; Diantha b. April 5, 1858,
d. Oct. 30, 1858; Diana b. April 6, 1858, m. Ben E. Rich; Isabel
b. March 3, 1861, m. Heber John Sears; Mary Belinda b. Oct.
16, 1863, d. July 21, 1864. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married Sarah Giles July 26, 1861, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Thomas Giles, born in Pembrokeshire, and Maria
Davis, born Aug. 16, 1789, Norboth, Pembrokeshire, Wales,
died June 1, 1866, Ogden. Utah married Dec. 7, 1817,
Bidwilly, Monmouthshire, Wales). She was born Jan.
1, 1831, Merthyr Tydfll, Glamorganshire, Wales, d. Feb. 26,
1892, in Ogden. Their children: Joseph b. Aug. 7, 1862, m.
Sally M. Porter Dec. 7, 1874; Thomas b. March 16, 1854, m.
Amanda Badger Sept. 11, 1879; Marcus b. April 2. 1856, m.
Caroline Josephine Ballantyne Feb. 2, 1882; Sarah Maria b.
March 30, 1858, m. Richard J. Taylor Aug. 7, 1876; Roxana b.
Feb. 3, 1860, m. Jedediah Pidcock March 6, 1877; Winslow b.
May 9, 1862, m. Mary Hannah Williams Nov. 8, 1883; Rachel
b. Sept. 24, 1864, m. Fred Packard Oct. 11, 1883; Leonorah b.
March 22, 1867, m. Thomas Pardee Dec. 9, 1883; Hiram b.
Feb. 15, 1870, d. June 19, 1870. Family home Ogden.

Married Olive Ann Jones Feb. 28. 1852, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Merlin Jones, pioneer 1862, born May 16, 1795,
North Haven, Conn., died Dec. 4, 1879, in Ogden, and Roxana
Ives, born April 17, 1799, Wallingford, Conn., died Aug. 6,
1866, in Ogden married Aug. 17, 1820, Wallingford, Conn.).
She was born June 1, 1829, at Wallingford, and came to Utah
Sept. 30, 1850, in Joseph Young's company. Their children:
Laertes b. Jan. 23, 1853; Valasco b. Aug. 29, 1855, m. Diana
Davis Fife Feb. 24, 1881; Olive Ann b. Aug. 3, 1857, d. May
1, 1866; Ellen b. Oct. 25, 1859, d. May 6, 1866; Merlin Jones
b. Feb. 4, 1862, d. May 2, 1866; David b. April 5, 1864, m. Mag-
gie Williams June 3, 1896; Ashael b. Oct. 17, 1866, m. Georg-
iana Julia Drake March 14, 1888. Family home Ogden.

Married Mary (Bingham) Snow Dec. 2, 1854, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Erastus Bingham and Lucinda Gates, pioneers
Sept. 19, 1847, Daniel Spencer company). She was born April
1, 1820, St. Johnsbury, Vt.; died Sept 25, 1893, Ogden. Their
children: Willard b. July 6, 1856, m. Mary Ballantyne; Eras-
tus b. May 14, 1859, d. June 28, 1859; Isaac Farwell b. May
23, 1860, m. Isabel Poulter Feb. 23, 1882. Family home Ogden.

Married Nicholine Erickson Jan. 29, 1867, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Neils Erickson, born 1803, Norway, died Sept.
21, 1892, in Ogden, and Maria Olsen, born 1801, and died 1873
in Frederikstadt). She was born Sept. 22, 1837, Frederik-
stadt, Aggerhuys, Norway, and came to Utah Sept. 7, 1856,
Noah Guymon company. Their children: Lorenzo Erickson
b. Oct. 25, 1858, m. Minnie Woodmansie March 23, 1882; Laura
b. April 10, 1861, m. Winfred S. Harris Sept. 26, 1880; John b.
Jan. 4, 1863, m. Rachel Ann Witten Dec. 20, 1884; Elnora b.
April 2, 1865, m. James Wotherspoon Oct. 26, 1882; Elijah b.
Dec. 28, 1867, d. May 27. 1906; Mary b. March 22, 1870, m.
George W. Driver Sept. 11, 1889. Family home Ogden.

Settled at Ogden 1850. First president Weber stake; presi-
dent high priests' quorum in 1850-61. Erected first grist
mill and sawmill in Weber county. Member first territorial
legislature from Weber county, and in the earlier days rep-
resented Box Elder county from the time of the organization
of the territory until 1887; first mayor of Ogden 1851-70, and
re-elected in 1877. Missionary to Europe 1870. Prominent
in building of railroads; superintendent of grading Central
Pacific for two hundred miles west of Ogden, and also build-
ing of Utah Northern to Brigham City. Died Jan. 12, 1909,
Ogden.

FARR, ENOCH (son of Lorin Farr and Nancy Bailey Chase).
Born Dec. 28, 1846, Nauvoo, 111. Came to Utah 1847.

Married Mary Elizabeth Eggleston Oct. 20, 1866, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Samuel Eggleston Jr., born March 30, 1804,
Marcellus, Onondaga county, N. Y., died May 27, 1884, at
Ogden, and Lurania Burgess, born Aug. 16, 1808, Sempro-
nius, Cayuga county, N. Y., died July 6, 1870, at Ogden mar-
ried Aug. 23, 1827, at Sempronius, pioneers Sept 1863, Capt.
Wareham company). She was born Sept. 22, 1849, Council
liluffs, Iowa. Their children: Enoch b. July 16, 1867, m.
Mary Nelson Nov. 20, 1889; Mary Isabell b. Nov. 7, 1869, m.
Christian Christensen Feb. 13, 1896; Julia May b. Feb. 29,
1872, d. Nov. 11, 1889; Reuben Ezra b. April 30, 1874, m. Nora
Thornburg June 27, 1903; Frank b. Dec. 15, 1876, m. Mary
Chappie Nov. 1902; Frederick b. Nov. 13, 1878, d. July 9, 1879;
Walter Ray b. Dec. 7, 1879, m. Mary Carr May 18, 1901;
Nancy Lurania b. Jan. 1, 1882, d. Sept. 1882; George b. Nov. 3,
1883, m. Mary Maria Roberts Sept. 28, 1910; Leslie b. June



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