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1864, m. Ida Wooley; Charles H. b. Dec. 9, 1866, m, Emma
West; Nephi b Oct 6, 1866 d aged 1 year; Walter b. Aug. 15,
1869, m. Laura Smedley. Family home, Salt Lake City.

High priest; missionary to England 1878-80. Matchmaker.
Died March 2, 1900, Paris, Idaho.



FINLINSON, GEORGE (son of Joshua Finlinson and Mary
Thomllnson of Thuteby, Eng.). Born Jan. 23, 1835. West
Curthwait, Eng. Came to Utah 1864, John Ashman company.

Married Susan Trimble 1866, Fillmore, Utah (daughter of
Edward Trimble and Elizabeth Lennox), who was born Nov.

27 Their children: Elizabeth b. June 18, 1867, m.

Walter C. Lyman Dec. 16, 1891; George E. b. Aug. 18, 1869.
m Mary C. Roper Oct. 9, 1895; William J. b. Sept. 29, 1871,
m Mary O. Walker Dec. 16, 1899; Margaret Ann b. Oct. 18,
1873, ra. Lorenzo Lovell June 5, 1901; Joseph T. b. March 8,
1876 m Edith E. Lyman Oct. 8, 1903: Joshua b. March 17,
1878 m. Ida Jacobson Oct. 3, 1907; Rachel b. Aug. 28, 1880,
m John L. Nielson Dec. 17, 1902: Leo b. Nov. 2, 1883, m.
Lydia Lyman Oct. 3, 1907; Ray b. Sept. 4, 1887.

Counselor In bishopric Oak Creek ward 1878-1907; ward
and tithing clerk. Millard county commissioner two terms;
justice of peace at Oak City, Utah.



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FINLINSON. JOSEPH TRIMBLE (son of George Finlinson
and Susan Trimble). Born March 8. 1876, Oak City, Utah.

Married Edith E. Lyman Oct. 8, 1903, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Frederic R. Lyman and Ann Lovell), who waa
born Aug. 4, 1879, at Oak City. Their children: Burns Lyman
b. Nov. 24, 1904; Fred Lyman b. Sept. 30, 1906; Ann b. July
19, 1908; Joseph Lyman b. April 26, 1912. Family home,
Oak City.

School teacher six years: Millard county school superin-
tendent 1903-10; missionary to easterti states two years;
bishop Oak Creek ward 1907-11; 1st counselor Deseret stake
presidency.

FIRTH, JOHN (son of William Firth of Wakefield, York-
shire, Eng.). Born Feb. 6, 1823, at Wakefleld. Came to
Utah Oct. 14, 1853, Cyrus H. Wheelock company.

Married Jane Kendell May 12, 1846 (daughter of William
Kendell and Sarah Wilkerson), who was born March 6, 1821,
and came to Utah with husband. Their 1 children: William
Henry b. April 2, 1847, m. Sarah C. Hickerson Dec. 7. 1870;
m. Sarah A. Boulton Jan. 21, 1891; Arthur b. Jan. 18, 1849, m.
Emily Firth Nov. 1869, d. Dec. 1, 1911; Heber John b. 1852,
and John George b. August, 1855, died. Family resided Salt
Lake City and South Weber, Davis Co., Utah.

FIRTH, WILLIAM HENRY (son of John Firth and Jane
Kendell). Born April 2, 1847, Leeds, Yorkshire, Eng.

Married Sarah C. Hickerson Dec. 7, 1870 (daughter of
George W. and Sarah Hickerson), who was born Aug. 3,
1852, and died Nov. 22. 1871. Only child: John George b. Nov.
16, 1871, died same day.

Married Sarah A. Boulton Jan. 21, 1891, Uinta, Weber Co.,
Utah (daughter of Thomas Boulton and Sarah Cook, pio-
neers 1860), who was born April 13, 1862, Ogden, Utah.
Their children: John T. b. Feb. 6, 1892; Nellie b. Sept. 27,
1894; Jennie b. Aug. 11, 1898. Family home South Weber,
Utah.

FISH, HORACE (son of Joseph Fish, born April 22, 1770,
and Sarah Speare, born March 24, 1770, both in New Hamp-
shire). He was born Jan. 6, 1799. Came to Utah 1850, Milo
Andrus company.

Married Hannah Leavitt March 18, 1825 (daughter of
Jonathan Leavitt and Sarah Shannon), who was born Dec.
26, 1805. Their children: Julia b. July 18, 1825. m. Edward
W. Thompson 1849; Sarah b. October, 1828, m. John C. L.
Smith 1848; Betsy Jane b. 1837, m. John A. West 1854; Joseph
b. June 27, 1840, m. Mary C. Steele March 22, 1859; Anna
Maria b. 1842, m. Sidney Burton March 22, 1859; Franklin
Richards b. April 12, 1848, m. Rebecca Wimmer 1866.

FISH, JOSEPH (son of Horace Fish and Hannah Leavitt).
Born June 27, 1840, in Will county, 111.

Married Mary C. Steele March 22, 1859, Parowan, Utah
(daughter of John Steele and Catherine Campbell; pioneers
July 29, 1847, James Brown company). She was borti Dec.
23, 1840, Belfast, Ireland. Their children: Mary Josephine
b. March 11, 1860, m. John Barraclough Oct. 9, 1879; Frances
Amelia b. April 12, 1862, m. Samuel Carson Oct. 12, 1879;
Delphina Catherine b. June 29, 1864, m. Joseph W. Smith 1887;
Joseph Campbell b. Nov. 4, 1866, m. Kate Reedhead Oct. 19,
1887; John Lazell b. Oct. 28, 1868, m. Vina Cheney Sept.
6, 1888; Jessie May b. May 19, 1872, m. James Y. Lee Oct. 6,
1897. Family home, Parowan.

Sunday school superintendent Parowan 1869; member high
council 1869. County clerk 1867; aide-de-camp with rank
of major 1865; attorney at law; justice of peace.



FISHBURN, ROBERT LEEMIJTG (son of Francis Fishburn,
born Feb. 29, 1808, Darlington, Eng., and Eliza Jeffs, born
Aug. 25, 1813, St. Ives, Eng.; married January, 1834). He
was born Nov. 5, 1834, at St. Ives, Eng. Came to Utah Sept.
11, 1857, Israel Evans handcart company.

Married Eliza Priscilla Noble June 3, 1858 (daughter of
William G. Noble and Mary Ann Harper; married Dec. 7,
1830, Irchester. Northampton, Eng.; pioneers Oct. 17, 1862,
Henry W. Miller company). She was born April 3, 1836.
Came to Utah with husband 1862, Henry W. Miller company.
Their children: Eliza Priscilla b. Jan. 27, 1860, m. J. W.
Sheffield Dec. 28, 1877; Laura Maria b. Feb. 26, 1862, m.
Abraham Smith Dec. 23, 1880; Robert Leeming b. Dec. 31,
1863, m. Mary Ellen Mack Nov. 28, 1890; Francis William b.
Nov. 24, 1865, m. Serepta L. Mack Dec. 23, 1887; Aquilla Noble
b. June 9, 1868, m. Elizabeth Dick Nov. 17, 1901; Zilphah b.
June 27, 1870, d. April 2, 1873; Henriette b. Sept. 4, 1873, d.
Oct. 22, 1874; Rachel b. Jan. 19, 1875, d. Dec. 13, 1876; Lavinia
b. April 6, 1876, m. Thomas McMaster July 12, 1899; Leonora
Louisa b. May 30, 1879, m. LeRoy Nelsen Dec. 17, 1902. Fam-
ily home Brigham City, Utah.

Married Laura Matilda Noble March 9, 18P9, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of William C. Noble end Mary Ann Harper),
who was born Feb. 17, 1860, Great Horton, Eng. Their
children: Mary Ann b. Feb. 23, 1871, m. A. B. Chambers Jan.
31, 1895; Waterhouse Harper b. Oct. 24, 1872, d. Dec. 31, 1874;
Arthur Goodwin b. April 6, 1875, d. Dec. 20, 1876; James
Alfred b. April 14, 1877. m. Martha Callan June 22, 1904;
Lilly Jane b. May 23, 1880, m. Everett Smith Sept. 10, 1901;
Lauretta b. March 11, 1885, m. Albert McCann June 10, 1903.

Organized first choir In Smithfleld. Utah, 1860, and served
as its leader until 1866; choir leader Brigham City 1866-80;
missionary to Great Britain April to September, 1880; 1st
counselor in presidency high priests quorum 1877-83; re-
leased account of ill health. Justice of peace Brigham City
1872-78; county collectors 1878-78.



FISHER, IRVIN F. (son of John Fisher and Josephine R.
Lyon). Born Aug. 31, 1864, Bountiful, Utah.

Married Lydia E. Jones April 25, 1894, in Salt Lake temple
(daughter of Evan Jones and Cynthia C. Porter of Porter-
vllle, Utah, who came to Utah 1869). She was born Sept. 14.
1873. Their children: John E. b. Feb. 13, 1895; Linnie May
b. Feb. 14, 1897; Evan F. b. Feb. 4, 1899; Warren A. b. Feb.
12, 1901; Irvin A. b. Jan. 12, 1904; Byron P. b. Nov. 4, 1906:
Marlow L. b. June 9, 1910: Audrey J. b. Dec. 17. 1911, d.
Infant; Hortense b. March 19, 1913. Family home, Bountiful.

Sixth president 100th quorum seventies; missionary to
Sandwich Islands 1890-93; 2d assistant Sunday school super-
intendent Bountiful ward; ward teacher. Farmer and
gardener.



FISHER, JAMES (son of Thomas Fisher and ( ) Smith of

St. Albans, Eng.). Born in England. Came to Utah 1853,
oxteam company.

Married Emma Burrows (daughter of John Burrows of
England). Their children: Frederick, died; Jane, m. W. R.
Huscroft; James, m. Ann Nelson; George. Family home
Provo, Utah.

Missionary In England. Died July, 1883, Provo, Utah.

FISHER, JAMES (son of James Fisher and Emma Burrows).
Born Dec. 30, 1867, Provo, Utah.

Married Ann Nelson at Provo (daughter of Isaac Nelson
and Margaret Wiston of Wales and England pioneers 1854,
Ten-Pound company). She was born Dec. 13, 1857. Their
children: Erne b. Feb. 8, 1882, m. Louis Marriott; James
Edward b. Oct. 16, 1883, m. Lillian Berkln; Henry Fisher b.
Sept. 7, 1885, died; Dorothy Emma b. Aug. 29, 1886, m. William
Frampton; Hazel Margaret b. Aug. 26, 1888, m. George
Halladay; Emma B. b. March 14, 1891, m. Hans Chrlstensen;
Rosezella b. Sept. 21, 1893, died; Florence W. b. April 14,
1895; Janie Marie F. b. Aug. 18, 1898; Maud b. Jan. 24, 1901.
Family home Provo, Utah.

Farmer and fruitgrower; stockraiser.



FISHER, JAMES (son of James Fisher of Scotland). Born
March 6, 1802, in Scotland. Came to Utah Aug. 29, 1861,
Lewis Bronson company.

Married Mary Douglas (daughter of Donald Douglas), who
came to Utah with husband. Only child: Maggie.



FISHER, JOSEPH (son of Jessie Fisher and Betsy Martin).
Born Oct. 20, 1800, in Pennsylvania. Came to Utah 1850,
Gilbert and Garish company.

Married Evaline McLean 1826. at Freedom, Pa. (daughter
of John Steel McLean and Elizabeth Kirk of that state),
who was born Dec. 25, 1805. Their children: James Madison,
m. Edith Pierce; m. Lydia Ann Rank; Curtis, d. infant;
Helen Mariah, m. Patriarch John Smith; Elizabeth Jane, m.
Isaac Seely; Joseph Armstrong, m. Sarah Lovina Harris;
Henry Charles, m. Mary Freker; m. Mary Jane Kingsford;
Rheuhamah, m. Joseph Brimm. Family home East Mill
Creek, Utah.

High priest. Millwright; built several sawmills and grist-
mills in Utah. Died March 21, 1867.

FISHER, JOSEPH ARMSTRONG (son of Joseph Fisher and
Evaline McLean). Born July 28, 1841, Nauvoo, 111. Came to
Utah with parents.

Married Sarah Lovina Harris Dec. 20, 1862, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of Chancey Sumner Harris and Caroline
Chonut of Salt Lake City), who was born July 20, 1846.
Their children: Sarah Elizabeth b. July 6, 1864, m. John H.
Salmon; Cora Avillah b. Nov. 29, 1865, m. Willard Finley
Smith; Geneva Jane b. April 20, 1868, m. Frank Croft; Edith
Evaline b. April 26, 1871; Joseph Elmer b. July 17, 1873, m.
Lenor Jensen; Ernest Sumner b. Aug. 20, 1875; Ella Flor-
ence b. Dec. 17, 1879, m. Spencer O. Squires; Belva Lovina b.
Dec. 1, 1884, m. John Leslie Reynolds. Family home Coal-
ville, Utah.

Married Mary Barr Carruth May 9, 1870, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Carruth and Margaret Ellwood of
Renfrewshire, Scotland pioneers Sept. 23, 1848. Brigham
Young company). She was born Aug. 2, 1852. Only child:
William George b. May 10. 1871, m. Magdalena Allison.

Married Margaret May Merrill Nov. 30, 1906, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of Clarence Merrill and Bathsheba Smith of
Nauvoo, 111.; former pioneer 1851, Capt. Howell company,
latter, 1849, George A. Smith company). She was born Feb.
6, 1872. Their children: Abba Josephine b. Feb. 23, 1908;
David Merrill b. Dec. 25, 1909; Clarence Merrill b. Jan. 26,
1912.

High priest; member stake high council 25 years. Assisted
In bringing immigrants to Utah 1863. Road supervisor;
city councilman; chief of police. Indian war veteran; served
under Capt. Lot Smith 1862. Carpenter and builder.



FISHER, THOMAS FREDERICK (son of Thomas Fisher
and Elizabeth Powell of Woolwich, Kent, Eng.). Born Feb.
7, 1811, Llanfyllin, Wales. Came to Utah Oct. 28, 1854,
Robert L. Campbell company.

Married Jane Christon 1832, Deptford, Eng. (daughter of
William Christon and Mary Brown of Woolwich, Eng.).
Their children: Thomas W. b. May 24, 1836, m. Elizabeth
Prescott; William F. b. Nov. 16, 1839, m. Millennium Andrus;



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John b. Feb. 7, 1842, m. Josephine R. Lyon Aug. 16, 1864, m.
Harriet Knighton April 11, 1878; Minnie M. b. May, 1844, m.
Richard E. Egran; Georgiana, d. aged 8. Family home Boun-
tiful, Utah.

Shipbuilder for English government. High priest; home
missionary. Justice of peace at Bountiful 12 years. Died
Jan. 3, 1887.

FISHER, WILLIAM F. (son of Thomas F. Fisher and Jane
Christon). He was born Nov. 16, 1839, Woolwich, Kent,
Eng. ; came to Utah with father.

Married Millennium Andrus Jan. 1, 1861, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Milo Andrus and Abigail Jane Daily pioneers
1849 and 1848 respectively). She was born Aug. 31, 1845.
Their children: William Edgar b. Nov. 21, 1861. m. Mary
Rainey Oct. 8, 1880; Linnie May b. July 4, 1864, m. William
Palmer June 18, 1884; Frederick James b. Nov. 5, 1870, ci.
Oct. 29, 1890; George Howard b. Dec. 6, 1872, m. A. Laura
Lewis Sept. 20, 1893; Minnie Jane b. March 2, 1878, m. Frank
Ellsworth Jan. 1, 1900; Stella Josephine b. Jan. 4, 1880, m.
Louis Brossard Sept. 12, 1900; Ray Homer b. March 9, 1883,
m. Blanche Dierden June 8, 1909; Victor Russell b. March
26, 1886, m. Cecil Tucker Dec. 23, 1908. Family home Oxford,
Idaho.

Married Harriet Hougan Oct. 21, 1871, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Goudy Hougan and Christiana Christensen).
She was born December, 1854, Richmond, Utah. Their chil-
dren: Albert C. b. Feb. 8, 1873, m. Emma Harris; Hattie b.
Aug. 6, 1875, m. Fred Christensen; Lorena b. Jan. 3, 1885, m.
George Anderson. Family home Richmond, Utah.

Missionary to Oxford, Idaho, where he was made bishop
1878. County assessor three terms. Merchant.

FISHER, JOHN (son of Thomas F. Fisher and Jane
Christon). Born Feb. 7, 1842, Woolwich, Eng. Came to
Utah with father.

Married Josephine R. Lyon Aug. 16, 1864, Bountiful, Utah,
James Stoker officiating (daughter of Winsor Lyon and
Sylvia Sessions of Portland, Me., latter pioneers October,
1854, PerrigTine Sessions company). She was born Feb. 8,
1844. Their children: Ivan J. b. Aug. 31, 1865, d. aged 4;
Irvin F. b. Aug. 31, 1865, m. Lydia Eliza Jones; Sylvia J. b.
Oct. 6, 1867, d. aged 2; Minnie b. Oct. 4, 1869, d. infant; Perry
C. b. Dec. 12, 1870, m. Delia Harrison; Rosie L. b. Feb. 4,
1872, m. Edward Hanson; Erastus W. b. Feb. 18, 1874, m. S.
Vina Major; Thomas L. b. Nov. 13, 1876, m. Josephine Eck-
man; Kirkwood b. Nov. 1878, d. aged 21; Horton b. April 25,
1880, m. Martha Stoker. Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married Harriet Knighton April 11, 1878, Salt Lake Endow-
ment House, Wilfond Woodruff officiating (daughter of
William Knighton and Elizabeth Marrott of Chesterfield,
Derbyshire, Eng., who came to Utah November, 1869, James
Needham company). She was born Jan. 1, 1860. Their chil-
dren: George H. b. Jan. 27, 1879, m. Marie Hanson; John I. b.
Feb. 2, 1881, m. Bertha Parker; Albert R. b. Sept. 1, 1882;
Victor E. b. Sept. 12, 1885, d. infant; Frederick M. b. Jan. 31,
1887, m. Lucinda Tolman; Roy C. b. Sept. 15, 1890; William
M. b. Aug. 11, 1892; Rulon Wells b. Sept. 10, 1898; Hattie E.
b. Oct. 7, 1899; David M. b. Feb. 14, 1902; Minnie Jane b. June
5, 1904.

High priest; bishop's counselor. Probate judge; county
commissioner; justice of peace; mayor; member legislature
1880-98. Pony expressman; expressman between Salt Lake
City and Carson City, Nev. Merchant; farmer and stock-
raiser. Died Oct. 23, 1905, Bountiful, Utah.



ter of Thomas L. Stevens and Hester B. Kimmel of Berrlen
Springs, Mich.), who was born Nov. 13, 1868. Their chil-
dren: Mary; Isabel; Francis; Thomas. Family home Salt
Lake City, Utah.
Real estate dealer.



FISHER, VARDIS. Born 1782 In New York. Came to Utah
1864, oxteam company.

Married Jane Fisher, who died on the plains on way to
Utah. Their children: Elizabeth, m. William Avery, m. Jack
Thomas; Lydia R., m. George Parsons, m. Leven Simmons;
Joseph; Fanny, m. Ezekiel Lee; Sarah, m. Mr. DeVoll;
Melissa, m. John Despaln; Oliver. Family resided In
Missouri.

Minuteman In Revolutionary war. Died February, 1866,
Spanish Fork, Utah.

FISK, IRA (son of Hezekiah Fisk of Silver Creek and Mary
Walker of Fredonia, N. Y.). Born Feb. 21, 1801, at Silver
Creek, N. Y. Came to Utah 1861.

Married Lucretia Trask Feb. 16, 1832 (daughter of Lazarus
Trask and Ruby Moulton), who was born Feb. 25, 1808, died
In Pennsylvania.

FITT, GEORGE (son of Thomas Fltt and Ann Bennett of
Yorkshire, Eng. Came to Utah 1873). Born June 7, 1855.

Married Caroline R. Wakefield, Nov. 14, 1877, Salt Lake
City (daughter of John Wakefield and Caroline R. Wilson),
who was born April 1, 1868, at London, Eng. Came to Utah
September, 1866, Capt. Bullock company. Their children:
Caroline E. b. Jan. 1, 1879, m. Adolph Hottizei*; Louise b.
Aug. 14, 1880, m. James Boyd; George W. b. July 21, 1882,
m. Rosetta Neuson; Sarah E. b. Sept. 29, 1884, m. John
Greenhalgh; Cora I. b. Dec. 3, 1886, m. Henry Greenhalgh;
Annie Laura b. Nov. 26, 1888; Hazel b. March 8, 1891; Leva
B. b. March, 1893; Amy A. b. Nov. 15, 1894; Thomas W. b.
Jan. 4, 1897; John W. b. Aug. 12, 1899; Charles P. b. Feb. 3,
1902. Family home, Salt Lake City.



FJELDSTED, CHRISTIAN DANIEL. Born Feb 20 1829
Sunlbyvester, Denmark. Came to Utah Oct. 7, 1858, R. K.
Homer company.

Married Karen Olsen 1849, Denmark (daughter of Ole
Olsen of Amager, Denmark). She was born Jan. 1, 1821.
Their children: Peter J. b. Aug. 10, 1853, m. Bertha Marie
Jensen; Willard S. ~b. Aug. 10, 1853, m. Sarah C. Hansen;
Veta Josephine b. Aug. 8, 1857, m. Ebenezer Farns; Sarah b.
September 1861, m. John Ellis. Family home Sugar house
ward, Utah.

One of seven presidents of seventies 1884; filled six mis-
sions; president Scandinavian mission 1861. Died Dec 23
1906.

FJELDSTED, PETER J. (son of Christian Daniel Fjeldsted
and Karen Olsen). Born Aug. 10, 1853, Amager, Denmark.
Married Bertha Marie Jensen Oct. 12, 1876, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Peter Jensen and Bodel Clawsen, of Finen,
Denmark). She was born Oct. 30, 1857; pioneer Utah 1862.
Their children: Peter C. b. Dec. 18, 1876, m. Martha Parsons;
Amelia Mary b. May 7, 1879, m. John W. Rogers; Bertha
Marie b. April 28, 1882, m. Oliver B. Kurtz; Martha Caroline
b. Sept. 4, 1885, m. W. H. Thomas; Ada Bodella b. May 25,
1887; Edwin Leroy b. Jan. 7, 1890; Norman Samuel b. Nov.
11, 1893; Edith Irene b. March 19, 1896. Family home
Blackfoot, Idaho.



FJELDSTED, LARS PETER. Came to Utah 1862, Ola Liljen-
quist and Christian Amadsen independent Scandinavian com-
pany. His children follow: James, m. Frederick Traolstrup;
Andrew, m. Matilda Larson, m. Mary Merup; Peter, m. Ester
Taylor; Morris, died; Annie Petrena, m. Joseph Bridge Cald-
well.

High priest. Farmer.



FLETCHER, EDWIN FRANCIS (son of Francis Fletcher
and Esther B. Fletcher of Westford, Mass.). Born in 1840,
in Westford. Came to Utah Oct. 6, 1851. Married Eliza
Duncombe at Salt Lake City (daughter of Joseph Duncombe
of England). Their children: Francis Eugene, m. Edith K.
Pearson; Melvina, m. William H. Jones; Rose, m. Dugal C.
Wilson; Edwin, m. Emily G. Selley; Sarah Jane, m. Willis I.
Chugg; Willard N., m. Emily Grether. Family home 10th
ward, Salt Lake City.

Veteran fireman; veteran Black Hawk Indian war; car-
penter. Died March 22, 1913, at Salt Lake City.

FLETCHER, EDWIN (son of Edwin Francis Fletcher and
Eliza Duncombe). Born July 30, 1875, in Salt Lake City.

Married Emily Selley Aug. 1, 1900, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Selley and Sarah Lake of Devonshire,
Eng., who came to Utah Sept. 26, 1866, John Holliday com-
pany). She was born Nov. 23, 1877.

Their children: Howard William b. March 17, 1902; Calvin
Edwin b. Feb. 5, 1904, d. aged 4; Elva b. Feb. 13, 1907; Evelin
Grace b. July 14, 1910. Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.
Priest. Carpenter.



FLINT, WILLIAM (son of Josiah Flint and Annie Woodard
of New York). Born Jan. 28, 1814, Spafford, Onondaga
county, N. Y. Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1848, Brigham Young
and Heber Kimball company.

Married Mary Jane Goodridge Dec. 24, 1850 (daughter of
Benjamin Goodridge and Penelope Gardner, pioneers 1850,
Wilford Woodruff company). She was born June 11, 1825.
Came to Utah with her parents. Their children: Sarah Jane
b. Oct. 20, 1851, m. George Seaman Dec. 15, 1873; Valeria b.
Jan. 14, 1853, m. Edward Laird Jan. 16, 1871; William
Leonard b. March 24, 1854, m. Keturah Grover; Fidelia b.
Oct. 21, 1856, m. Henry P. Jacobs Feb. 28, 1876; Abel Josiah
b. Jan. 22, 1859, m. Persinda Winegar 1884; Harriet Rosella
b. Jan. 22, 1861, m. A. D. Dickson June 26, 1879; George
Martin b. Jan. 22, 1864, m. Catherine Smith Feb. 4, 1886;
Sophia Lois b. Nov. 22, 1867, m. Robert Wills Dec. 21, 1887.
Family home. Salt Lake City.

Indian war veteran. Presided over a branch of the Mor-
mon church in New York state.



FOLEY, JAMES A. (son of Thomas Foley and Mary Jane
Berner of Chicago, 111.). Born Jan. 8, 1878. at Chicago, 111.
Came to Utah Aug. 28, 1902.

Married Rigmore M. Frisfeldt March 7. 1900, at Chicago,
111. (daughter of Oscar Frisfeldt and Caroline Bouldau of
Chicago, 111.). She was born Sept. 22, 1880. Their children:
Virginia; Patricia. Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Railroad commercial agent.



FITZERALD, THOMAS H. (son of Jerome B. Fitzgerald and
Isabel Sweet of Niles, Mich.). Born March 17, 1868, at Niles.
Came to Utah 1906.

Married Edith Stevens Sept. 26, 1894, Niles, Mich, (daugh-



FOLKMAN, JEPPA G. (son of Jergen Christopher Folkman.
Born Sept. 10, 1792, Westmarie, Barnholm, Denmark, and
Gertrude Kerstene Ipson, born March 19, 1790, Aokersogn,
Denmark). Born Dec. 16, 1824, at Aokersogn, Denmark;
Came to Utah Oct. 6, 1864, H. P. Olsen company.



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Married Anne Marie Petersen April 9, 1848 (daughter of
Jens Petersen and Annie Catherine Knudsen). She was
born Feb. 5, 1822. Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1854. H. P. Olsen
company.

Married Catherine Kjerstne Lund Aug. 17, 1861, at Salt
Lake City (daughter of Lars Peter and Wilhelmina Lund).
She was born Oct. 6, 1826, at Copenhagen, Denmark. Their
child: Lewis Peter b. Oct. 18. 1863.

Married Anne Serena Anderson at Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Gunder Anderson and Carry Anderson, pioneers Sept.
22, 1861, Wooley company). She was bortn Feb. 20, 1841.
Their children: Jeppa George b. Feb. 29, 1864; Anne Maria
b. Feb. 15, 1865; Ge Mary L. b. May 13, 1867; Joseph Anton
b. March 11. 1869, m. Marion Izatt 1896; Rachel Serena b.
Aug. 20, 1871, m. N. D. Thatcher 1892: Gertrude Caressa b.
Dec. 25. 1873, m. Willard Robbins 1892: George Benjamin b.
May 1. 1876, m. Adeline Bevan 1902; William Tunder b. Jan.
1880; Matilda Caroline b. Sept. 16, 1881, m. John Gooch, Jr.,
1902; Ezra Christopher b. March 11, 1884, m. Mable Call,
1908; Jessie Carloss b. March 22, 1887. Family home
Thatcher. Idaho.

Married Olevia Nielsen. Their child: Maggie Josephine b.
Dec. 17, 1871, m. Chris O. Anderson 1891.

Missionary to Norway; first bishop of Soda Springs, where
he aided in building up the country in 1873: moved to Gentile
Valley 1876: member of high council of Oneida stake. As-
sisted in bringing immigrants to Utah.

FOLKMAN, JOSEPH ANTON (son of Jeppa G. Folkman and
Anna Senena Anderson). Born March 16, 1869 at Plain City,
Utah.

Married Marion Izatt Nov. 27, 1895. at Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of David Izatt and Isabel McNeil). She was born July
15. 1870, at Logan. Their children: Joseph Tharen b. Oct. 15,
1896; Isobel Marion b. July 30, 1898; George Christopher b.
Feb. 9. 1901; David Izatt b. Dec. 2, 1903; Basil b. July 14,
1906; Serena b. June, 1909.



FOLLETTE, WILLIAM TILLMON (son of Catharine Van
Dyke of New York). Born March 26, 1819. New York. Came
to Utah June 5, 1848, with contingent of Co. D, Mormon
Battalion.

Married Esther Bayliss at Salt Lake City (daughter of
Thomas Bayliss and Anne Savage of Horley, Oxfordshire,
Eng.). She was born Feb. 4. 1828. Mollington, Oxfordshire,
Eng., and came to Utah 1853, Claudius Spencer company.
Their children: Esther Ann b. Oct. 4, 1856, m. Andrew Lar-
sen; William T. Bayliss b. July 14, 1857, m. Annie Nielson;
Mary Catharine b. June 2. 1862, m. William Clark; John
Savage b. April 30, 1866; Emma Mathilda b. March 12,
1870, m. Charles Swindle. Family resided Mill Creek, Spring-
ville, Spanish Fork, Washington and Mantl, Utah.

Early settler to Utah county: settled at Washington (in
"Dixie"), 1861. Indian war veteran. Farmer and stock-
raiser. Died Jan. 21, 1887, Orangevllle, Utah.



FOLLICK, GEORGE ALEXANDER (son of Mathias Folllck
and Rachel McLaughlin of Canboro, Canada). Born Oct. 12,
1831, Canboro, Canada. Came to Utah June, 1868, Capt.
Taylor company.

Married Nancy Parker April 15. 1857. Canboro, Canada
(daughter of Abel Parker and Isabel Marshall of Youngs-
town, N. Y. pioneers June, 1863), who was born Sept. 8,
1838. Their children: Isabel, m. F. M. Dayton: David, m.
Marian Bridges: Mattie, died in childhood: Claude, m. Mary
Blaser; James and George, d. children: Mary Jane, m. William
F. Dayton; Margaret Ann, m. Roy George; Abel Mathias,
d. child: MaPtha, m. John R. George.

Blacksmith, carpenter and miner. Died Feb. 25, 1911,
Montpeller, Idaho.

FOLLICK, DAVID (son of George Alexander Follick and



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