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Warnick; Ida May b. May 17, 1868, m. John M. Smith; Joseph
Earl b. June 22, 1871; Flora Elizabeth b. Dec. 11, 1873, m.
James Waburton; David Hensen b. Oct. 7, 1876, m. Marga-
ret Moffatt; Margaret Belle b. July 25, 1879, m. Charles
Evans; George Thome b. Sept. 18, 1881, m. Narcissus Edith
Rogers; James Herbert b. Aug. 17, 1886, m. Rhoda Jacobson;
Merle Reeves b. Feb. 17, 1889; Royal Lester b. Jan. 22, 1884,
m. James C. Fitzgerald. Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

High priest; counselor to Alexander Bulloch, president of
elders' quorum; ward teacher. City marshal of Pleasant
Grove. Farmer and fruit grower.

FOUTZ, JOSEPH LEVI (son of Jacob Foutz and Margaret
Mann). Born March 16, 1837, in Missouri. Came to Utah
1847.

Married Amanda Child Feb. 24, 1857, at Pleasant Grove,
Utah (daughter of Ezbon Child, died in Ohio, and Mary
Hasklns of Athens Co., Ohio, came to Utah in October,
1851. John Brown company). She was born March 6, 1839.
Their children: Joseph Lent b. Dec. 29, 1857, m. Lorana Nel-
son; Jacob b. Feb. 14, 1860, d. infant; Caroline Amanda b.
Jan. 10, 1861, m. James B. Morrison; Ezbon Alonzo b. May 6,
1863, m. Alice Packer; Jacob Haskin b. Dec. 29, 1865, d.
infant; Mary Delilah b. Nov. 8, 1867, m. Andrew Anderson;
Margaret b. July 31, 1869, m. Edmund Nelson; Catharine b.
Nov. 1, 1872, m. John H. Van Pelt; John C. b. Aug. 22, 1877,
d. infant. Family resided Pleasant Grove and Richfield,
Utah, and Moweyaby, Ariz.

High priest. Indian war veteran. Pioneer. Farmer.
Died March 22, 1909, at Fruitland, New Mexico.



POWERS, JESSE (son of William Fowers and Ann Hardy
of England). Born April 1819, Stenson, Derbyshire, Eng.
Came to Utah Sept. 21, 1864. Joseph S. Holllns company.

Married Sarah Johnson November 1841 (daughter of John
Johnson and Ann Ford), who was born Jan. 21, 1820; came to



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Utah Sept. 21, 1864, Capt. Rollins company. Their children:
John b. Sept. 27, 1842, m. Elizabeth Baird 1874; William b.
March 1845, m. Hannah Dyson; Annie b. June 1848, m. James
Byington Nov. 29, 1877; Joseph b. Sept. 28, I860, m. Mary
Ann Germes; George b. April 2, 1853, m. Laura Swenson
July 28, 1874; Jesse b. June 20, 1855, m. Annie Byson; Frank-
lin J. b. Nov. 5, 1857, m. Elizabeth Germes; Sarah b. 1860, m.
James Simpson 1880; Charles A. b. Dec. 21, 1862, m. Mary
Cox Nov. 10, 1885; Arthur D. b. April 27, 1867, m. Susie Cox
Dec. 11. 1888.

POWERS, JESSE, JR. (son of Jesse Powers and Sarah John-
son). Born June 20, 1855, Derbyshire, Eng.

Married Annie Dyson July 28, 1874, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John Dyson and Ann Crabtree, the latter came to
Utah with A. Miner company). She was born June 6, 1856,
Oldham, Eng. Their children: Jesse Dyson b. May 4, 1875,
m. Emily M. Green Oct. 3. 1906; John Robert b. Dec. 3, 1877.
m. Janie Douglass July 17, 1900; Sarah Ann b. May 7, 1880;
David Arthur b. Oct. 23, 1882, m. Artie Douglass March 5,
1905; James Isaac b. Dec. 22, 1885. m. Martha Schult July
10, 1907; George Crabtree b. June 21, 1888, m. Annie Sumner
July 29. 1908; Ida G. M. b. Nov. 19, 1890, m. Horace Clayton
Sept. 29, 1910; Stanley; Cora May.

POWERS, JESSE DYSON (son of Jesse Powers Jr. and Annie
Pyson). Born May 4, 1875, Hooper, Utah.

Married Emily M. Green Oct. 3. 1906, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Ammon Green and Almira Mesick, the former
came to Utah 1848). She was born Oct. 5, 1880, West Weber,
Utah. Their children: Hazel Lenora b. Aug. 7, 1907; Cynthia
Almira b. Dec. 6, 1908; Maurice Jesse b. July 29, 1910.



FOWLER, HENRY CHARLES (son of John Fowler of York-
shire, Eng.). Born April 7, 1832, at Dover, Eng. Came to
Utah in 1861.

Married Sarah Lee April 22, 1871, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Lee and Sarah Peaker of Sheffield,
Eng-.). Came to Utah in 1859 with Edward Stephenson com-
pany. She was born Dec. 26, 1852. Their children: Lilly,
b. Jan. 12, 1873, m. John J. McAfen; Jennie, b. Sept. 29, 1877,
m. Charles William Earl; Henretta b. March 21, 1881, m.
Harry Clay Allen; Sarah Elizabeth b. Dec. 31, 1879, d.; Pearl
b. March 24, 1883, m. John Franklin Cuttler. The family
home, Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England. Teacher. Bookkeeper. Died Feb.
29, 1884, at Salt Lake City.



FOWLKE, JOHN (son of John Fowlke and Anna May, both
of Nottingham, Eng.). Born Dec. 26, 1803. Came to Utah
Sept. 17, 1S61, Horace S. Eldredge company.

Married Harriet Raynor about 1823 at Nottingham, Eng.
(daughter of Mr. Raynor and Catherine Frost, of Notting-
ham, pioneers Sept. 17, 1861, Horace S. Eldredge company).
Their children: Catherine Elizabeth b. Sept. 24, 1824, m.
Thomas Windle; John b. April 20, 1826, m. Susannah Bonner;
Harriet b. Sept. 20, 1828, died; Drucilla b. Dec. 22, 1830, m.
William Aston; Eliza b. April 20, 1832, m. Ellas Aston; Emma
b. Aug. 4, 1836. died; William b. Nov. 11, 1837; Lueza b. May
26, 1840, m. William Marriott; Frederick b. July 21, 1842,
m. Elizabeth Cook; Sarah Ann b. Feb. 15, 1845, m. John
Truscott; Clara b. Dec. 28, 1847, m. James Cullimore. Family
home Llndon, Utah.

High priest. Machinist and engineer; farmer. Died at
Lindon.



FOXLEY, -WILLIAM (son of James Foxley, born Dec. 2,
1807, and Elizabeth Mathews, born April 5, 1807, both of
Bedfordshire, Eng. who were married June 2, 1830). He
was born April 6, 1831, Bedfordshire. Came to Utah 1855,
Kaincaid company.

Married Ann Larkins 1852 (daughter of James Larkins,
who died in Bedfordshire, and Martha Pack, who died 1851
at St. Louis, Mo.). She was born June 26, 1834; came to
Utah with her husband. Family home Kaysville, Utah.

Married Alice Nicholls Sept. 25, 1889, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Lemuel Nicholls and Emma Sarjent who were mar-
ried Dec. 31, 1861, Gravesend, County of Kent, Eng:., they
came to Utah 1885). She was born Nov. 30, 1870, Whitstable,
County of Kent, Eng. Their children: William Lemuel b.
June 29, 1890; Cora Ann b. Jan. 4, 1893; Emma Lydia b. Oct.
4. 1896; Mary Elizabeth b. Oct. T, 1899; Leo Hebert b. Nov.
19, 1902. Family home Kaysville, Utah.

Black Hawk war veteran. One of the first men to make
nails out of wagon tires in Utah. Died Jan. 17. 1906.

FOXLEY, WILLIAM LEMUEL (son of William Foxley and
Alice Nicholls). Born June 29, 1890, Kaysville, Utah.



FOY, THOMAS B. (son of Frederick and Elizabeth Foy).
Born Dec. 30, 1802, Lancaster county, Penn. Came to Utah
1850.

Married Catherine Fink, who was born 1807. Their chil-
dren: Thomas; John M., m. Alice Jost; William, m. Lucinda
Bingham; Elizabeth, m. John Durgman; Frederic L. b. Oct.
3, 1846, m. Rachel J. Slater; Susan, m. John Chidester; Sarah
Jane, m. Thomas W. Jones; Emma, m. Newton Goodale;
Catherine, m. Jaehue Blackburn; Mary, m. George Richard;
Rhoda, m. Hyrum Jameson. Family home Washington,
Utah.



High priest; missionary to Southern Utah 1863-74. He,
with others, laid out the Harrisville irrigation ditch. Farmer
and stock raiser.

Died 1874 Washington, Utah.

FOY, FREDERIC L. (son of Thomas B. Foy and Catherine
Pink). Born Oct. 3, 1846, Hancock county. 111. Came to Utah
with father.

Married Rachel J. S'.ater Dec. 25, 1863. at Slaterville, Utah
(daughter of Richard Slater and Ann Corbridge of Slater-
ville, Utah, pioneers 1852, Thomas Howell company). She
was born Jan. 8, 1847. Their children: Frederick R. b. Feb.
28. 1865; Delila b. Aug. 17, 1871; Ida b. May 17, 1877; Rachel
b. July 15, 1880; Ora b. July 3, 1886. Family home Slater-
ville, Utah.

County selectman 1890; school trustee at Slaterville.
Pioneer irrigator.



FRA1VDSEN, GEORGB (son of Frand Jorg-ensen and Maria
Rasmussen of Longland, Denmark). Born May 31, 1834,
Longland, Denmark. Came to Utah 1856, Canute Peterson
company.

Married Karen Nielsen 1856, at Salt Lake City (daughter
of Niels Christian Nielsen and Mary Larsen of Youland,
Denmark, pioneers 1856, Canute Peterson company). She
was born Sept. 19, 1838. Their children: Peter b. Oct. 15,
1858, m. Tena Ottersom; Joseph b. May 19. 1860, m. Zina
Madsen; George G. b. Nov. 25, 1861, m. Helga Sophia Rolfsen;
Hyrum b. Feb. 28, 1863, m. Maria Jensen; Heber b. Feb. 11,
1865, m. Chasta Seely; Rasmus b. Jan. 10, 1867, m. Lillie Bry-
ner; Lena b. Jan. 10, 1867, d.; Lars b. Aug. 16, 1870, m. Susan
Cazar Stuart; Annie b. April 14, 1872, m. John Herbert Horr.
Family resided Mt. Pleasant and Price, Utah.

Married Ingerbor Sinagaard. Their children: Ingerbor;
Christian, died; Maria; Orson. Family home Mt. Pleasant,
Utah.

Missionary to Denmark 1879-81; first bishop of Price,
Utah, 1882-96. Tog-ether with the stake presidency located
and surveyed the present town of Price. Gave the church
land for meeting house, tabernacle, tithing office, public
school and city hall at Price. Minuteman under C. C.
Anderson at Mt. Pleasant in Black Hawk war. He moved
from Mt. Pleasant to Price in 1859. Died May 21, 1898.
Price, Utah.

FRANDSEN, GEORGE G. (son of George Frandsen and
Karen Nielsen). Born Nov. 25, 1861, at Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Married Helga Sophia Rolfsen March 30, 1886, at Mt.
Pleasant, Utah (daughter of Jacob Rolfsen and Margaret
Kjelson of Resor, Norway, pioneers 1861, Samuel A. Wooley
company). She was born July 1, 1863. Their children:
Hazel b. Jan. 31, 1887, m. John Reese Llewellyn; George Ray
b. Nov. 21, 1888, died; Leo b. March 30, 1895; Lucile b. March
30, 1897; Rulen Rolfsen b. Aug. 19, 1899; Stella Margaret b.
Dec. 2, 1902. Family home Price, Utah.

High priest; missionary to northern states 1906-08; mem-
ber high council; ward teacher; assistant Sunday school
superintendent. School trustee; county commissioner. Set-
tled at Price 1896. Secretary, treasurer and director in
Allred Canal company.

FRANDSEN, RASMUS (son of George Frandsen and Karen
Nielsen). Born Jan. 10, 1868, Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Married Lilly Agnes Bryner Jan. 2, 1900, at Price, Utah
(daughter of Hans Ulrich Bryner and Margarett Kahun of
Price, the former came to Utah Dec. 24, 1856, handcart
company, the latter in 1863, with oxteam). She was born
Oct. 13. 1879. Their children: Mona b. Dec. 24, 1900, d.
April 12, 1902; Gertrude b. May 13, 1902; Waldo Rasmus b.
March 21, 1904; Mildred b. Aug. 9. 1905; Lena b. Feb. 10,
1907; Ileen b. Nov. 28. 1910. Family home Price, Utah.

Elder. Settled at Price in 1887. Sheepralser; farmer.



FRASER, ALEXANDER (son of Alexander Fraser of Inver-
ness and Robena Strong of Rugland, Scotland). Born April
1, 1815, Glasgow, Scotland. Came to Utah Sept. 16, 1868,
John Gillespie company.

Married Sarah Scott July 30, 1837 (daughter of George
Scott and Jean Harvey), who was born in England and came
to Utah with husband. Their children: Jane b. Dec. 6, 1838,
m. James Dunn Sept. 9, 1877; Alexander b. Oct. 6, 1842, m.
Robena Brown May 19, 1873; George b. Sept. 23, 1849, m.
Ruth Hunt and Elizabeth Ramsay Feb. 15, 1875; Sarah b.
July 13, 1852, m. James W. Elliott June 7, 1869; Emma b.
Oct. 30. 1859. m. William Ogden Oct. 25, 1877.



FRACGHTO1V, GEORGE (son of Augustus Fraughton and
Margaret Corpron. of Nova Scotia, Canada). Born March
10, 1822, Champlain, Franklin county, N. Y. Came to Utah
Aug. 3. 1854, James Ivie company.

Married Henrietta Case 1843 (daughter of Henry Case and
Chloe Bancroft, of New York). She was born July 30, 1823,
Enfleld, Hartford county, Conn., died 1878. Their children:
Edatha b. July 22, 1844, d. infant; Franklin Augustus b.
Jan. 31, 1846, m. Juliett Mott; Flouretta Maranca b. Nov. 7,
1848, m. William Ryan; Henry Erastus b. Feb. 16, 1852, m.
Christena Schage; George Homer b. Oct. 23, 1855. m. Eliza
Peterson; Almyra Adelaide b. Feb. 3, 1859, m. Daniel Mitchell;
Melissa O. b. Dec. 18, 1862, m. Oscar Eakelson. Family
home Heber City, Utah.

Married Mary Jane Simpson December 1862, Salt Lake
<~Mty (daughter of Thurston Simpson and Mary Sophia Bar-



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leen), who was born June 22, 1840. Their children: Sarah
Ellen, m. Frank Peters; Orson Alonzo; Julia Margaret, m.
John Peterson; George Fredrick, d. May 26, 1879; William
Alma; David Lorenzo; Joseph Hyrum; Martha Griselda, m.
Rex Glynes. Family home Vernal, Utah.

Seventy and high priest. Assisted in bringing immigrants
to Utah. Black Hawk war veteran. Died Aug. 9, 1905,
Vernal, Utah.

FRAUGHTON, FRANKLIN AUGUSTUS (son of George
Fraughton and Henrietta Case). Born Jan. 31, 1846, West-
field, Chautauqua county, N. Y. Came to Utah Aug. 3, 1864,
with parents.

Married Juliett Mott Aug. 12, 1867, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Daniel Richmond Mott and Elizabeth Graham, of
Decatur, Green county. Wis., pioneers 1854, independent
company). She was born Feb. 12, 1852, Decatur, Green
county, Wls. Their foster children: Heber J. b. Dec. 3,
1876, m. Daisy Clark; Samuel; Francis b. March 1, 1879;
Prudence Juliett b. Nov. 28, 1881, m. James McAffee; Daniel
Alvle b. Oct. 23, 1883, m. Lucy Duncan; Purcies Elizabeth b.
June 8, 1886, m. John Franklin Mecham; Mary Jane b. Sept.
3, 1888, d. infant; Jesse Monroe b. July 23, 1891: Thomas
Arthur b. July 29, 1893, d. Nov. 6. 1906; Ruth Leone b. Jan.
3, 1896, m. William W. Merchant. Family resided Heber
City and Wallsburg, Utah.

President 76th quorum seventies. Missionary to southern
states 1885-87 and to northern states 1907-09; first counselor
to Bishop Fullmer 1911; bishop of Wallsburg 1887-1903. As-
sisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1866; scout in Black
Hawk war. Wasatch county commissioner two terms.
Lumberman, farmer and stockraiser.



FRECKLETON, JOHN ORR (son of William Freckleton,
born 1799, Armagh. Ireland, and Jane Orr, born 1794, Talla-
namalogue, Ireland, who were married 1818). Born March
3. 1835, Keady, Ireland. Came to Utah Oct. 6. 1862, A. P.
Harmon company.

Married Jessie Gardner July 5, 1860 (daughter of Matthew
A. Gardner and Elizabeth Leggett, married June 24, 1838,
Airdrie, Scotland, the former came to Utah November, 1864,
Joseph Sharp company, the latter October 1864, Homer Dun-
can company). She was born Feb. 22, 1840; came to Utah
with husband. Their children: John b. May 12, 1861, d.
infant; John Matthew b. Nov. 27. 1863, d. Sept. 3, 1882: Jessie
Lina b. Sept. 22, 1865. m. William J. Harris Dec. 28. 1882;
Samuel Hyrum b. March 23, 1867, m. Mamie Edwards Nov. 14,
1891; Wilford Woodruff, b. Feb. 2. 1869, m. Emma
Kropf June 17, 1895; William Patterson b. Oct. 28, 1870, m.
Louisa Frisby Aug. 14, 1899; Charles Lee b. June 7, 1872, m.
Chloa Mickswell July 2. 1897; Elizabeth Jane b. Dec. IB,
1873, m. Hans J. Hassell June 17. 1895; Joseph Smith b.
June 12, 1876, d. child: Josephine b. Sept. 27, 1877, m. Robert
H. Towers May 28, 1901; Joanna G. b. Jan. 3, 1881, m. Albert
Brass Jan. 15, 1903; Jennie Orr b. April 19, 1883, d. child.
Family resided Salt Lake City, Goshen, Deseret, Homans-
ville, Tintic and Eureka, Utah.

Missionary to Fifeshire, Scotland, 1857; Ireland 1900-02;
superintendent Eureka Sunday school 1890-99; bishop's
counselor 1893-1900. Quarried rock for Salt Lake temple
1862; worked on U. P. railroad 1868-69. Justice of the peace
1897-1900, 1909-11; member Eureka school board 1895-97.
Indian war veteran.



FREDERICKSON, FERDINAND (son of Henry Frederick of
Schleswig-Holstein, born in 1803, killed in 1837, and Stene
Katrine Chrlstensen of Tolne, Hjorring amt, Denmark).
Born March 3, 1809, at Tolne, Hjorring amt. Came to Utah
1864 with Capt. Spencer company.

Married Nelsine Marie Larsen Miller Dec. 26. 1855 (daugh-
ter of L. C. Jensen. Miller and Elsie Marie Petersen, both of
whom died in Denmark). She was born Sept. 25, 1834, came
to Utah with Monor G. Atwood company. Their children:
Lars Frederickson b. Aug. 30, 1857, m. Stene Jensen March
1876; Marcus Frederickson b. Feb. 20, I860, m. Elizabeth
Hoopes. Family home western Idaho.

FREDRICKSON, LARS (son of Ferdinand Fredrlckson and
Nelsine Marie Larsen Miller). Born Aug. 30, 1857, Hjorring
Denmark.

Married Stene Jensen, born Oct. 2, 1850, at Hjorring, Den-
mark. Their children: Fred, b. Dec. 3, 1876, m. Elizabeth
Christensen Sept. 1902; Edwin b. May 21, 1879, m. Caroline
Erikson; Almira b. Dec. 29, 1880, m. Carl Nelson April 27
1899; Clara b. Sept. 2, 1884; Zelinda, b. Dec. 20, 1886; Fer-
nando b. Oct. 31, 1889; Chester b. Nov. 11, 1891; Eugene b
June 24, 1893.

Missionary to Denmark Nov. 20, 1908; labored in the Aal-
borg conference; returned July 4, 1910.



FREE, ABSALOM P. (son of Andrew Free and Mary Pennlng-
ton of Burke Co., North Carolina). Born March 22, 1798,
In Burke county. Came to Utah 1848, Captain Allen company.

Married Martha Belcher 1818, St. Clair county, 111., who
was born 1802. Their children: Andrew Belcher; Minerva
and Miranda b. May 22, , d. Infants.

Married Betsy Strait 1823. St. Clair county, 111. (daughter
of Israel Strait and Mary Thompson of St. Clair county,
111.). She was born Jan. 31, 1804. Their children: Louisa
b. Aug. 9, 1824, m. John D. Lee, m. Daniel H. Wells; Erne-



line b. April 28, 1826, m. Brigham Toung; Wesley b. Aug.
7, 1827, d. infant; Hannah b. June 9, 1829, m, Mr. Hodgkiss,
m. Daniel H. Wells; Preston b. March 13, 1831, m. Mary
Titcomb, m. Ruth Titcomb; Mary A. b. Sept. 25, 1833, d.
aged 12; Telitha b. Oct. 5, 1835, m. Alma Smith; Findlay
C. b. July 7, 1838, m. Julia Young; Sarah Alvira b. Aug.
30, 1840, m. Charles Klmball; William O. b. Nov. 18, 1842,
m. Josephine Young. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Married Annie Hicks March 5, 1857, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Daniel Hicks and Hannah Wenlock of Barking,
Essex, Eng.). She was born Jan. 8, 1837. Their children:
Eleanor H. b. March 7, 1858, m. Brigham Jones; Lois b.
July 9, 1860, m. Jacob N. Rock; Absalom P. b. May 10, 1862,
m. Carrie Sorenson; Frances Wells b. Sept. 3, 1864, m. Henry
Quayle; Joseph S. b. Oct. 17, 1868, m. Zina Peterson; Annie
(Irene) b. Dec. 8, 1870, m. Robert Morris, m. Lorenzo D.
Young; Wenlock A. b. Dec. 11, 1873, m. Rachel Wheeler.
Family home Farmers Ward, Salt Lake City.

High priest and patriarch; home missionary. Farmer and
stockraiser. Died July 23, 1882, Salt Lake City.

FREE, JOSEPH S. (son of Absalom P. Free and Annie
Hicks). Born Oct. 17, 1868, Salt Lake City.

Married Zina Peterson Jan. 10, 1895, Salt Lake City
(daughter of August (Jorgensen) Peterson and Margaret
Peterson of Randers. Denmark, latter came to Utah 1884).
She was born Dec. 17, 1875. Only child: Afton L. b. Aug.
20, 1896. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Deacon. Mining engineer.



FREEMAN, ELIJAH NORMAN (son of Elijah Norman Free-
man, born April 17, 1822, in Vermont, died Nov. 28, 1846, in
New Mexico en route to Utah; and Mary Bingham, born
April 1, 1820, in Vermont). He was born May 20, 1845, La-
Harpe, Hancock Co., 111. Came to Utah Sept. 19, 1847,
Daniel Spencer company.

Married Annie Maria Poulson March 11, 1872. She was
born April 22, 1846. Their children: Annie Maria b. Dec.
11, 1872, m. W. I. Mallory Feb. 15, 1891. Family home Ogden,
Utah.

Married Mary Ellen Farley April 24, 1876, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Winthrup Farley and Mary Ellen Redd), who
was born Jan. 6, 1855, Ogden, Utah. Their children: Mary
Isidore b. May 1, 1877; Elijah Norman b. May 10, 1879. m.
Mary Taylor Dec. 15, 1906; Zanie Ada b. Nov. 1, 1880, m.
George Jesse Ruder Jan. 24, 1907; Olive Amelia b. March 14,
1883; Oscar Farley, b. Jan. 20, 1885, m. Lillian Nielson Jan.
18, 1909; Lorin Farr b. Jan. 1, 1887, m. Emma Crofts Jan.
25. 1909; Erastus Bingham b. Dec. 3, 1888; Deatric b. Feb.
18, 1891; Asa Farley b. May 28, 1893. Family resided Ogden,
Utah, and St. Johns, Ariz.

Member 60th quorum seventies; high priest; high coun-
cilman in Weber stake; president Y. M. M. I. A.; missionary
to England 1873-75; called to St. Johns, Ariz., 1881, where he
served as counselor to Bishop D. K. Udall 1881-87; first coun-
selor in St. Johns stake 1887-1905; moved to Basalt, Idaho,
where he served as alternate high counselor in Blackfoot
stake. Director in St. Johns Co-op. 17 years and In St.
Johns drug store 18 years. School trustee; member Basalt
village board two terms.



FREEMAN, JOHN (son of Arthur Freeman born 1772, and
Nancy Ann Freeman born 1774). Came to Utah with John
Freeman company. He was born Sept. 6, 1804, in Kentucky.
Married Nancy B. Smoot (daughter of Nancy Ann Smoot),
who was born Feb. 24, 1807, in Kentucky. Their chil-
dren: Adline C. b. Nov. 22. 1826, m. Charles Webb; Caroline
b. Dec. 15, 1828, m. Charles Hall; Nancy A. b. Dec. 25. 1830,
m. Edmund Wide; William H. b. Dec. 25, 1832, m. Angelina

A. Stocking Nov. 10, 1854; Martisha b. Feb. 24, 1834, died;
John W. b. April 15, 1836, m. Adline Collins; Culumbus R.
b. June 7, 1838, m. Lydia West; Marg-aret P. b. Sept. 27, 1840,
m. Joseph Damron; Lev! b. Feb. 23, 1843, died; Jemima b.
Feb. 23, 1843, m. Ruben Jolly; Rosaline B. b. July 15, 1846,
died; Martha J. b. Feb. 27, 1848, m. Thomas Charles Worth.

Deacon; teacher; elder.

FREEMAN, WILLIAM H. (son of John Freeman and Nancy

B. Smoot). Born Dec. 25, 1832, at New Concord, Ky. Came to
Utah October 1849, Enoch Reese company.

Married Angelina Stocking (daughter of John Stocking
and Katherine Stocky), who was born 1833. Their chil-
dren: Katherine E. b. Oct. 2, 1866, m. Thos. Butterfleld; W.
H. b. Feb. 4, 1858, m. Mary Ann Winters; John J. b. Feb. 2
1860, m. Hetta Winters; Jurlna b. Nov. 20, 1861, m. Emma J.
Bodell; Lev! b. March 28, 1864; Llda E. b. Feb. 1, 1866, m.
Mabel Sorensen; Angeline B. b. Dec. 19, 1867, m. William B.
Thomas; Margrate L. b. Feb. 23, 1872, m. Robert Swan; Orin
R. b. April 9. 1874, m. Mary J. D. Butterfleld; Melvlna b.
March 20, 1877; Albert Orin b. Jan. 2, 1870. Family home
Fort Herriman, Utah.

Married Sarah Butterfield 1867 at Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Thomas Butterfleld and Mary Jane Parker), who was
born 1849. Their children; Nancy Jane b. March 18. 1868.
m. Thomas Nichols; Thos. b. Sept. 6, 1869, m. Ida Eastman;
Ann Eliza b. Nov. 7. 1871. m. John Bodell; George W. b. Feb.
3. 1873; Adeline b. March 15, 1874; Orsen b. 1876, m. Sarah
Seamore; Sarah E. b. April 6, 1878, m. Henry J. Tempest;
Olive b. March 15, 1880, m. Alfred Holbrook; Arthur b. Sept.
24, 1882, m. Harriett Page; Joseph H. b. Aug. 1, 1886; Malinda
M. b. March 21, 1889, m. James Henderson. Family home-
Fort Herriman, Utah.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



High priest; counselor to James Crane of Herrlman branch;
senior president of seventies; missionary to Southern Utah
1855. Participated in Echo Canyon trouble; member of Utah
militia. Constable; deputy sheriff; justice of the peace.

FREEMAN, WILLIAM H. JR. (son of William H. Freeman
and Angelina Stocking). Born Feb. 14, 1858, at Fort Herri-
man, Utah.

Married Mary Ann Winters at Salt Lake City, Utah
(daughter of Oscar Winters and Mary Ann Sterns), who was
born Jan. 3, 1862. Their children: William b. Aug. 22, 1881;
Ivey L. b. Oct. 6, 1883, m. John W. Adams March 15, 1905;
Junius O. b. Oct. 22, 1885, m. Myrtle Swensen Oct. 2, 1907;
Albert O. b. Jan. 29, 1888; Ruby b. Nov. 7, 1890; Rintha b.
Nov. 7, 1890; Laura b. Feb. 3, 1892; Archie L. b. Dec. 12, 1894;
Marion G. b. Oct. 13, 1900; Mary B. b. June 26, 1902; Willie
B. b. Sept. 18, 1903; Phoebe B. b. June 21, 1906; Clide B. b.
July 12, 1907; Marinda b. Aug. 11, 1909. Family home. Salt
Lake City.

President Y. M. M. I. A.; Sunday school teacher and super-
intendent; missionary two years. School teacher.



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R ,o ( ^ on of John Frew and Jane Clotworthy).

Born May 30 1847, Delroy. Ayrshire, Scotland.
M , ed E1 'n, Woodward June 4. 1877. Logan, Utah
(daughter of Williani Woodward and Sarah Davis), who was
I' y 5 , 8 .' f c leasan t Grove, Utah. Their children!
L "T Feb K 2 & v 1879 ' m ' W11 a m Coburn June 14,
n- ? K 6 b ' F o eb - 23 ' 1881 ' m - Loulse Coburn Aug

), Zina J. b. Nov. 22. 1882, m. J. W. Maxey Nov 29 1904-
Mabel b. April 6, 1884, m. D. P Whittle Seo 23 llos-



FRISBY, EPHRAIM (son of William Frisby of Yorkshir
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shire, Eng., latter came to Utah by railroad) She was



FREER, JOSEPH SLACK (son of William Freer, born March
19, 1838, Alfreton, Derbyshire, Eng., and Martha Slack, born
March 21, 1832). Born Sept. 22, 1863, Leicestershire, Eng.
Came to Utah Oct. 21, 1873.

Married Nancy P. Whitesides Dec. 16, 1885, Kaysville,
Utah (daughter of Lewis Whitesides and Susan Perkins,
pioneers 1852, John Walker company). She was born March
23, 1869, Kaysville. Their children: Lewis William b. July
30, 1886, m. Rhoda Alice Thompson June 27, 1906; Martha D.
b. Dec. 25, 1887; J. Vooris b. Dec. 18, 1889; Jessie P. b. July
5. 1893; Mary S. b. Oct. 6, 1896; Parley W. b. Oct. 26, 1897;
Elizabeth N. b. July 6, 1899; Eliza Josephine b. Nov. 2, 1902;
E. Mark b. Dec. 10, 1904; Reed P. b. March 27, 1907; Boyd S.
b. March 27, 1907; Lillie M. b. Sept. 21, 1909. Family home



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