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(daughter of George Powell and Maria Mously of Tipton,
Staffordshire, Eng., pioneers Oct. 15, 1864, Jos. S. Rawlins
company). She was born March 8, 1848. Their children:
Maria, m. William Baum; Sarah Ann, died; Rachael Emma,
m. Adolphus Sessions; Charles Willard, m. Minnie Cum-
mings; Ruth, m. Albert Douglas Dixon.

High priest; presided over Whitwick ward In England;
seventy and patriarch. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war,
1853-54. Farmer and stockraiser.

HICKEN, JOHN HENRY (son of Thomas Hicken and Cath-
arine Fewkes). Born June 14, 1859, Provo, Utah.

Married Isabel Ellen Todd Jan. 14, 1885, Heber, Utah
(daughter of Thomas Todd and Margaret Shankland, of
Heber). She was born March 17, 1863. Their children:
Margaret Catharine b. Sept. 1, 1886, m. George Thomas
Rasband; John Thomas b. Dec. 15, 1888, d. Dec. 15, 1888;
Ethel lone b. Dec. 22, 1892; Lizzie Belle b. Nov. 3, 1895;
Irwin Todd b. Nov. 8, 1898; Geneve b. Sept. 8, 1901; Nellie
Melva b. Feb. 23, 1907. Family home, Heber.

Elder. Member Heber city council. Butcher; farmer and
stockraiser.



II I< K r.M.ooi'l lit. ' WILLIAM HAINEY (son of Andrew
Hickenlooper and Rachel Long of Westmoreland county.
Pa.). Born Sept. 22, 1804. in Westmoreland county. Came
to Utah Sept. 19, 1847, Daniel Spencer company.

Married Sarah Hawkins Aug. 29, 1837, in western Penn-
sylvania (daughter of Caleb and Sarah Hawkins of Indiana
county, Pa.). Their children: Jane, m. Stratton Thornton;
Belinda, m. Edward Wade; John T., m. Elvira Fullmer.
Family home, Salt Lake City.

Married Sarah Ward. Their children: William, m. Emily
Gould; Rebecca, m. Thomas McEwan.

Married Ann Ham. Their children: Orson Hyde, m. Eliza-
beth C. Wallace; Rachel, m. Duncan McLain; Charles Andrew,
m. Medora Blanchard; George.

Bishop 6th ward. Salt Lake City. City councilman. Man-
ager Co-op, store; farmer. Died Jan. 14, 1888, Salt Lake
City.

HICKENLOOPER, CHARLES ANDREW (son of William
Hainey Hickenlooper and Ann Ham). Born Jan. 23, 1862,

"^tarried Medora Blanchard Dec. 13, 1883, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Alma Moroni Blanchard and Emma Bocock of
SoringvUle). She was born Feb. 23. 1866. Their children:
William Alma b. Dec. 4, 1884; Luella b. March 19, 1886; Delia
Ann b. Sept. 24, 1888; Florence b. Aug. 4, 1890; Ray Charles b.
Aug 28 1892; Merl Horace b. Feb. 14, 1896; Lottie Emma
b. July 26, 1900; Glen Andrew b. July 7, 1903; Melva b. Feb.
18 1907. Family home Pleasant View, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1895-97; bishop's counselor;
bishop of Pleasant View ward. County fruit tree and horti-
cultural inspector; constable; secretary state board horticul-
ture; director state fair association. Fruitgrower and
shipper; general horticulturist.

HICKENLOOPER, WILLIAM ALMA (son of Charles Andrew
Hickenlooper and Medora Blanchard). Born Dec. 4, 1884,
Pleasant View, Utah.

Member stake board religion classes of Weber and Ogden
stakes. Real estate dealer.



HICKS, JAMES M. (son of Sylvanus Hicks and Eveline A.
Marvin, both of New York state). He was born June 29,
1833, in New York. Came to Utah 1850, Captain Johnson

C Marrled Jane Ann Chase, at Salt Lake City (daughter of
Sisson A. Chase and Miriam Gove of Vermont, pioneers li!53,
Joseph Thorne company). She was born June 15, 1
Their children: Emma J. b. Jan. 6, 1858, m. Smith Covert;
Marvin J. b. Aug. 16. 1859, d. Aug. 23, 1884; Miriam E. b.
April 27, 1862, m. Jabez Taylor; Sisson A. b. April 3, 1864. m.
Hannah Scoby; John D. b. May 26, 1866, d Feb. 2 1874;
Henry S b. April 3, 1868, m. Viola Smith; Amia L. b. March
29. 1870, m. James E. Coult; Charles A. b. Sept. 19, 1872 m.
May Robinson; George A. b. April 20 1876 m Elizabeth
Edmonds; Levl D. b. May 15, 1877, d. Aug. 13, 1878; Annie
L. b. July 20, 1879, m. Horace Fielding. Family home, Salt
Lake City.

Elder. Died June 27, 1892.



HICKS, JOHN T. R. Born April 19, 1826.

Married Harriet Doe in England, who came to Utah ana
lived and died in Salt Lake City.

Married Anna Buhler, Salt Lake City (daughter of Ulrich
Buhler of Zurich, Switzerland). She was born April 1, 1846.
Their children: Harriet and Emeline, d. infants; John W.
B b May 26, 1873. m. Amy Erlckson; Anna J. b. Aug. 23,



1875, m. Frederick Pipegrass; Meily J. b. Feb. 9, 1878, m.
Heber C. Nielsen; Heber C. b. Oct. 20, 1880; Nephl C. b. Feb.
1, 1883, m. Hannah Dunn; Olive M. b. July 28, 1885, died;
Bertha P. b. April 27, 1888. Family home South Cottonwood,
near Murray, Utah.

Seventy. Participated in Echo Canyon campaign. Shoe-
maker. Died Dec. 16, 1890.



HIGGINS, JESSE) (son of William Higgins, born March 20,
1809, at Skitsecotters, Eng., and Harriet Kennard, born 1810,
Doddington, Eng. married 1828). Born June 26, 1830, Len-
ham, Eng. Came to Utah Aug. 24, 1868, Horton D. Halght
company.

Married Frances Hampshear in 1863 (daughter of William
Hampshear and Ann Hales), who was born Oct. 6, 1834.
Their children: William b. June 19, 1864, m. Cena
Christopherson Nov. 24, 1882; Alfred John b. April 8, 1867,
d. infant; George b. March 25, 1858, m. Martha Rice July
14, 1882; Frances b. April 28, 1862, m. John Nielsen Nov. 17,
1882. Family home West Jordan, Utah.

Married Louisa Ann Swinyard Jan. 16, 1866, Tunstall, Kent,
Eng. (daughter of Edward Swinyard and Sarah Jennings),
who was born April 5, 1829, at Tunstall. Their children:
Louisa Ann b. Aug. 2, 1867, m. Hyrum Bateman Sept. 27,
1893; Lovina R. b. Feb. 3. 1870, m. Christopher Bateman
Sept. 12, 1888. Family home West Jordan, Utah.



HIGGINS, NELSON. Born 1806, Otswego, Canada. Came to
Utah with a contingent of the Mormon Battalion, captain of
Company D.

Married Nancy Marybah Behunln (daughter of Elijah
Behunin), who was born Feb. 8. 1840. Their children:
Melvin, died; Nelson W., m. Christina M. Hanson; Joseph H.,
m. Margaret A. Luster; Isaac M., died; Lewis; Hyrum and
Marybah Elmina, died; Nancy Loretta b. March 31, m.
Samuel B. Harmon. Family resided Nephi, Richfield and
Elsinore, Utah.

First bishop of Richfield before and after the Indian
wars. Major-general of Sevler county troops In Black
Hawk Indian war. Justice of peace, Elslnor. Farmer.
Died 1890, Elsinore.

HIGGINS, LEWIS (son of Nelson Higgins and Nancy Mary-
bah Behunin). Born Dec. 15, 1870, Nephi, Utah.



HIGHAM, THOMAS ROBERTS (son of Ambrose Higham and
Cathrine Roberts of Eydon, Northamptonshire, Eng.). He
was born July 27, 1821, Eydon, Northamptonshire. Came to
Utah Oct. 7, 1851, Orson Pratt company.

Married Annie Stewart July 11, 1855, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Archibald Stewart and Esther Lyle of Glas-
gow, Scotland, pioneers Oct. 1, 1854, Daniel Garn company).
She was born Jan. 6, 1833. Their children: Thomas S., m.
Ida Young Dec. 21, 1882, m. Hannah Gould July 7, 1885;
Mary S., m. Charles W. Brewerton Nov. 20, 1884; Robert
S., died; Archibald S., m. Hattie Dixon May 1883; George
S., died; Annie S.; John S., m. Gwendolyn Vernetta April
16, 1906; William S., m. Ida Cope Sept. 19, 1894; Ambrose
S., m. Clara Hoffman July 12, 1898; James S., died. Family
home, Salt Lake Ctiy.

Member 4th quorum seventies; high priest. Veteran Indian
war. Landscape gardener. Died Oct. 19, 1902.

HIGHAM, AMBROSE S. (son of Thomas Roberts Higham
and Annie Stewart). Born March 3, 1873, Salt Lake City.

Married Clara Hoffman July 12, 1898, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Herrman Hendrich Martin Hoffman and Chris-
tine Marie Frolander of Malmb, Sweden latter came to
Utah July 12, 1886). She was born Oct. 23, 1879. ' Their
children: Lyle H. b. July 8, 1900; Mary H. b. Aug. 11, 1902;
Ambrose H. b. Oct. 1, 1904; Harding H. b. Oct. 27. 1906; Clare
H. b. June 16, 1909; Ruth H. b. July 12, 1911. Family home,
Salt Lake City.

Member 4th quorum seventies. Master plumber; member
of firm of Higham Brothers.



HIGLEV, GEORGE W. (son of Myron Spencer Hlgley and
Priscilla Eberson). Born Nov. 20, 1831, Leeds county,
Canada. Came to Utah in 1851.

Married Nancy Ellen Wadsworth July 24, 1855, who was
born July 23, 1839.

Settled at Salt Lake City; In 1852 moved to Green River,
Wyoming, where he bought an interest in the Ferry. He
went to meet his parents at Laramie. Wyo., and assisted
them to Salt Lake City in 1852. Went to Marsh Valley,
Idaho, and built a bridge across the Marsh Creek, and
opened a trading post at that pace.



HIGLEY, MYRON SPENCER (son of Job Higley and Dorcas
EgKleston). Born Dec. 29, 1801. Came to Utah 1852.

Married Priscilla Eberson In 1826. Leeds, Can. Their
children- Viz Nelson b. April 1, 1827. d. 1828; Clarissa b.
children vi ^ George W. b. Nov. 20, 1831; Edwin b.
Nov 12' 1833 d. April 10, 1852; Adelia b. June 23, 1836; Abigail
b. Oct. 6 1838; James b. 1841, d. 1841; Dorcas b. Dec. 2, 1843,



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d Oct. 1864; Mary Jane b. Feb. 13, 1847; Elizabeth Ann b.
April 1. 1850; Myron b. Feb. 6, 1863. Family home Mountain
Green, Utah.

Settled in Salt Lake valley 1852; lived in Morgan and
Davis counties till 1872; moved to Hooper, Weber county,
1872. Bowl-turner; farmer. Died in 1887 at Hooper, Utah.



HIGSOPf, JOHN (son of Jerrard Higson and Anne Hopkins
of West Houghton, Lancashire, Eng.). Born Dec. 29, 1836,
West Houghton, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1859. Robert
Neslen company.

Married Caroline Kidgell June 10, 1858, Wigan, Lan-
cashire, Eng. (daughter of Charles Kidgell and Miss Loftus
of Lancashire, pioneers Sept. 15, 1859. Robert Neslen com-
pany). She was born Sept. 15, 1836. Their children:
Charles J., m. Georgia Smith; Henry, m. Mary O'Rork; Etta,
m. Thomas H. Atkins; Frank E.; Alford, m. Miss Evans;
Hugh H.. m. Miss Peterson; John W., m. Blanch Becker.
Family home Salt Lake City.

Seventy. In charge of Salt Lake City Sewerage depart-
ment two and one half years. Mining man.

HIGSON, CHARLES J. (son of John Higson and Caroline
Kldg-ell). Born April 8, 1859, in New York. Came to Utah
with father.

Married Georgia Smith Nov. 8, 1882, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Smith and Catherine Wootton of
Farmington, Utah, pioneers October, 1855. Milo Andrus
company). She was born Jan. 23. 1859, Farmington, Utah.
Their children: Roy C. b. Aug. 29, 1883, m. Effle Swanner;
Earl K. b. Aug. 9, 1885, m. Maud West. Family home
Salt Lake City.

Plumbing, heating and contracting.



HILL, ALEXANDER. Born October 1779 Skipness, Argyle-
Bhlre, Scotland. Came to Utah Sept. 9, 1851, Abraham Day
company.

Married Elizabeth Curry. Their children: Daniel; Agnes
b. June 6, 1808. m. John Richards; John b. Jan. 14, 1814,
m. Margret Brice, m. Agnes Steele; Archibald N. b. Aug.
20, 1816, m. Isabella Hood, m. Margaret Fotherlngham;
m. Mary Milam, m. Caroline Graham; Alexander; Mary,
m. James Bullock; Elizabeth.

HILL, JOHN (son of Alexander Hill and Elizabeth Curry).
Born Jan. 14, 1814, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Came to Utah
1850.

Married Margret Brice (daughter of Robert and Eliza-
beth Brice), who was born Dec. 15. 1816. and died in 1858.
Their children: Elizabeth B. b. 1839, died; Mary B. b. Jan.
25. 1841. m. D. D. McArthur Feb. 13. 1857; Isabell B. b.
1843, died; John B. b. March 17, 1846, m. Margery Kerr
Dec. 15. 1876; Margret B. b. Nov. 28. 1848. m. Joseph Hall;
Sarah B. b. Oct. 9. 1850, m. Bradford Bird: Agnes Christy
B. b. Jan. 20, 1853, died; Martha Ann B. b. May 19, 1856,
m. A. B. Hill; Robert B. b. 1858, died.

Married Agnes Steele Nov. 26, 1859, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Alexander Steele), who was born Dec. 25,
1823. Their children: Jane S. b. Sept. 23, 1860, m. J. J.
Hill; Jennett S. b. Jan. 18, 1862, m. Charles Hill; Archi-
bald S. b. Jan. 18, 1862; Frances S. b. June 30, 1863, m.
Charles Hill.

Settled at Wellsville, Cache Valley, 1860, where he and
his brother built and owned the first grist mill. Cooper;
carpenter. Accidentally shot and killed while hunting
1863.

HILL, JOHN B. (son of John Hill and Margret Brice).
Born March 17. 1846. Nauvoo.

Married Margery Kerr Dec. 15, 1876, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of David Kerr and Agnes Archibald; pioneers 1861,
Job Plngree company). She was born July 27, 1859, in
Pennsylvania. Their children: Laura K. b. Oct. 22, 1877;
Mary K. b. April 24, 1880; Sarah K. b. Oct. 1. 1882. m.
J. A. Garner Dec. 19. 1900; James K. b. Nov. 11. 1885, m.
Nettle Leishman Sept. 11, 1907; Margret K. b. Jan. 26,
1889, m. Fred Robinette Dec. 20, 1911; Lozena K. b. Jan.
3, 1892; Gladys K. b. Nov. 24, 1894; Margery K. b. Dec.
14, 1898; Beatrice K. b. July 11, 1905. Family home Wells-
ville, Utah.

President and secretary of elders' quorum; president
T. M. M. I. A.

HILL, ARCHIBALD N. (son of Alexander Hill and Eliza-
beth Curry). Born Aug. 20, 1816. at Johnstown, Scotland.
Came to Utah Sept. 27, 1847, Abraham O. Smoot company.

Married Isabella Hood Feb. 21, 1840 (daughter of James
Hood and Margaret Bislen of Toronto. Canada). She died
at Winter Quarters on way to Utah. Their children:
Samuel Hood. m. Audrey Payne; Hannah Hood, m. Miles
Romney; Rebecca Hood, m. Edwin Pettit.

Married Margaret Fotheringham July 12, 1851. Their
children: Charlotte (adopted); Isabella; Lizetta; Newel;
Frank.

Married Mary Milam Dec. 26, 1855. Their children:
Emma; William.

Married Caroline Graham April 7, 1857. Their children:
Lolza; Martha; Perley A.; Daniel; Audrey, m. Mary Houes
Jan. 22, 1872.

Was in charge of tithing office at Salt Lake City 15
years. Missionary to England 1865-67, returning to Utah
In charge of a company of emigrants: missionary to
United States and Canada 1887-88; watchman at Z. C.
M. I. and Constitution Building five years. Died Jan. 2,
1900.



HILL, GEORGE WASHINGTON (son of Richard Hill, born
Nov. 29, 1793, near Fredericksburg. Md.. and Sarah Strait,
born March 26, 1799, Dutchess county, N. Y.). Born March
6, 1822, Amesville, Athens Co., Ohio; came to Utah Sept.
18, 1847, Abraham O. Smoot company.

Married Cynthia Utley Stewart Sept. 18, 1846, in Mis-
souri (daughter of George Stewart, died in Missouri, and
Ruth Baker, pioneer Sept. 1847, Abraham O. Smoot company,
Tuscaloosa, Ala.). She was born Jan. 15, 1823. Came to
Utah Sept. 1847 with mother. Their children: George
Richard b. Aug. 22, 1846, m. Elizabeth N. Burch Dec. 18,
1871; Clarinda Cynthia b. Oct. 19, 1848, m. James Beus
Oct. 19, 1868; Heber James, d. child; Ruthinda Evelyn
b. Nov. 3, 1853, m. Lewis F. Moench; Isaiah Lorenzo, d.
child; Joseph John, m. Martha Stowell; Charles Wash-
ington, m. Janett Hill; Parley Pratt, m. Mary J. Roylance;
Edna Rebecca, d. child. Family resided at Ogden and Salt
Lake City, Utah.

High priest; patriarch; missionary among: the Indians
at Salmon River, Idaho, 1855; assisted in bringing immi-
grants to Utah 1849 and 1864; Indian interpreter; worked
among the Indians of the Malad River Valley, establishing
them on their farms. Farmer. Died Feb. 21, 1891. Salt
Lake City.

HILL, GEORGE RICHARD (son of George W. Hill and
Cynthia Utley Stewart). Born Aug. 22, 1846, Mt. Pisgah,
Iowa; came to Utah Sept. 10, 1847.

Married Elizabeth N. Burch Dec. 18, 1871 (daughter
of Daniel Burch and Ann W. McClellan), who was born
Jan. 31. 1849. Ogden, Utah. Their children: George R. b.
April 10, 1884; Daniel B. b. Dec. 4, 1886; Reuben L. b.
March 4, 1888; Anna Elizabeth b. April 11, 1890, m. James
R. Hindley June 1909.

Married Charity J. Shelton (daughter of William Shel-
ton and Delphina Kirkman), who was born Jan. 22, 1858,
Mt. Airy, N. C. Their children: John Shelton b. Aug. 30,
1884, m. Minerva Johnson; Mary D. b. Aug. 9, 1886; Cyn-
thia J. b. May 18. 1895; William Richard b. Sept. 28, 1896.

Assisted in bringing Immigrants to Utah 1866; hauled
rock for Salt Lake temple; school teacher 1869 and 1870;
missionary to southern states 1879-81; Sunday school super-
intendent at Ogden first ward 1884-89; moved to Spring-
vllle 1889 and he was ordained bishop of third ward April
17, 1892; served as home missionary two years. County
commissioner 1901.

HILL, CHARLES W. (son of George W. Hill and Cynthia
Utley Stewart). Born May 30, 1861, Ogden, Utah.

Married Jannett Hill Aug. 26, 1880, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Hill and Agnes Steele both of Scot-
land, the former came to Utah). She was born Jan. 18,

1862. Their children: Charles W. b. June 30, 1881, m. Etta
Marshall; Jennette b. Jan. 8, 1883, m. Edward P. Dahle;
Cynthia A. b. Aug. 21, 1885, m. Moses Dahle; George W.
b. Sept. 26. 1887, d. infant; Disa C. b. Sept. 26, 1887, d.
Infant; Archie G. b. Aug. 11, 1889; Noble b. Feb. 21, 1891,
d. infant. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Married Frances Hill Sept. 26. 1882. Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Hill and Agnes Steele), both of Scot-
land, the former came to Utah). She was born June 30,

1863. Their children: Edith F. b. June 8, 1885; Zina R.
b. March 14, 1888: Mercy R. b. April 10. 1891, m. Henry
K. Bytheway: Ruby M. b. May 13, 1893. Family home.
Salt Lake City.

High priest; member high council of Pocatello stake;
block teacher. Merchant. Died Oct. 14, 1908.



HILL, ISAAC (son of John Hill and Mary Ward of Penn-
sylvania). Born Sept. 29, 1808, In Ohio. Came to Utah
1849.

Married Mary Jane Miller, at Salt Lake City (daughter
of James Miller and Sarah Surcey of Ohio, pioneers 1849,
latter with Capt. Hooper company). She was born Jan. 9,
1834. Their children: Elizabeth b. Sept. 21, 1854, m. Phlneas
Cook; m. Chris Johnson; Isaac b. June 25, 1857, m. Rebecca
Tremellin; Jacob, d. infant; Eliza b. Jan. 3, 1860, m. William
Howard, Jr.; Samuel b. Jan. 11, 1862, m. Christy Reed;
Margaret b. Jan. 21, 1864, m. Thomas Smith; Joseph b.
March 17, 1866; Sylvia b. May 14, 1868, m. Beeman L. Ovlatt;
Emellne b. April 6, 1870, m. David A. Johnson; Hyrum S.
b. Aug. 6, 1873, m. Miss Hendrickson. Family home Salt
Lake City.

Missionary to Missouri 1857-58; bishop 2d ward. Salt Lake
City. Blacksmith. Died June 25, 1879, Fish Haven, Idaho.



HILL. JAMES came to Utah by oxteam.

Married Mallssia . Their children: Sally Malissia;

James; George; Rhoda, m. Charles Grames, Jr.

Seventy; high priest. Farmer. Died 1910, Wellington,
Utah.

HILL, JOSEPH (son of Joseph Hill of Gloucestershire,
Eng.). Born March 17, 1806. Came to Utah 1861, Capt.
Caldwell company.

Married Ann Marsden in England, who was born about
1808 and came to Utah with husband. Their children:
John, m. Mary Bennett; Joseph, m. Ellen Sheen; Alice
Ann, m. John Bloxom.

Farmer and stockraiser Died Aug. 21, 1889, Layton,
Utah.

HILL JOSEPH (son of Joseph Hill and Ann Marsden).
Born about 1841. Santers Parish, Gloucestershire, Eng.
Came to Utah with parents.



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Married Ellen Sheen Dec. 26, 1868, Kaysville, Utah
(daughter of James Sheen and Maria Leverage of Glouces-
tershire, pioneers Sept. 26, 1866, Edmund Ellsworth com-
pany). She was born Feb. 14, 1838. Their children: Joseph
William b. April 18, 1860, m. Caroline Layton; Alice San
Cordelia b. Jan. 1862, died; Jeanette Maria b. Dec. 1863,
m. George W. Layton; Sarah Ann b. Dec. 14, 1865, m. Rufus
Adams; Louisa b. Dec. 2, 1869, m. Marion F. Adams; Emeline
b. Oct. 6, 1874, m. Christopher Burton; David Franklin b.
Sept. 27. 1886, m. Amanda Jane Bennett. Family home
Layton, Utah.

Elder. Took part in Echo Canyon trouble; went to Sal-
mon River with Horton Haight company; went to San
Pete and also to Skull Valley to protect the settlers against
Indians. Horse herder for the pony express; stockman
and farmer.



HILL, RICHARD (son of Richard Hill and Sarah Strait of
Athens county, N. T.). Came to Utah 1850, Independent
company.

Married Rhoda Wheeler. Their children: Catherine, m.
Mr. Palmer; Sarah, m. George Lake; Newton, m. Lucy Ann
Henson (Packer); Frank, m. Sarah Edwards; James, m.
Clara .

HILL, NEWTON (son of Richard Hill and Rhoda Wheeler).
Born March 19, 1846, Athens county, N. T. Came to Utah
with father.

Married Lucy Ann Henson (Packer) (daughter of Alfred
Henson, who came to Utah 1868). She was born Aug. 15,
1853. Their children: George Newton; James; Laura; An-
nie; Rhoda; Franklin Oliver b. Sept. 20, 1884, m. Vera Glenn;
Obert; Mary; Elva; Orlin; Lee; Ruford Wade.

Elder. Located at Ogden.

Lucy Ann Henson was the widow of James Packer. Their
children: Alfred Packer and Nathan Packer.

HILL, FRANKLIN OLIVER (son of Newton Hill and Lucy
Ann Henson). Born Sept. 20, 1884, Doven, near Gunnison,
Utah.

Married Vera Glenn Sept. 20, 1910, Vernal, Utah, by James
M. Shafer (daughter of John Glenn, born at Vernal, Utah,
and Olive Haws, born at Provo, both of Wallsburg, Utah).
She was born Sept. 13, 1892. Only child: Lena May b. July
22, 1911.

Deacon. Merchant at Wellington.



HILL, SAMUEL HOOD (son of Archibald Hill and Isabel
Hood of Toronto, Canada). Born Dec. 23, 1840, Toronto,
Canada. Came to Utah 1851.

Married Jane G. Seaman Nov. 7, 1879, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph Seaman and Rachel Rand of Littles-
bury, Eng., pioneers 1867). She was born Aug. 6, 1843.
Their children: Ernest S. b. May 26, 1881, m. Annie An-
drews; Ethel Jane b. Dec. 14, 1882; Jane S. b. Sept. 6,
1884; Joseph S. b. Sept. 4, 1889. Family home, Salt Lake
City.

Bishop's counselor several years. Member constitutional
convention of 1895. Indian war veteran. Died Feb. 10,
1903.



HILL, THOMAS (son of Thomas Hill and Betty Rlggs
of Yorkshire, Eng.). Born Dec. 25, 1820, Lancashire, Eng.
Came to Utah 1853.

Married Alice Mellor 1861 at St. Louis, Mo. (daughter
of John Mellor and Mary Hardman of Lancashire, Eng.,
pioneers 1853, Captain Clawson company). She was
born April 27, 1816. Their children: Sarah, m. Allen Hon-
dry; Alice A., m. Thomas F. Emmett; Betsy A., m. Dan
Zundel. Family home Ogden, Utah.

High priest. Plasterer. Died March 1, 1887.



HILL, WILLIAM JAMBS (son of Richard Hill and Sarah
Strait and brother of George Westernton Hill). Born March
3, 1834, Athens, Greene Co., N. Y. Came to Utah 1850, with an
independent company.

Married Cellicia Hadlock Feb. 25, 1855, Ogden, Utah
(daughter of Stephen Hadlock and Sally Alton of Vermont,
pioneers Sept. 20, 1850, Edward Bunker company). She was
born Sept. 23, 1836, in Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, and died June
30, 1896, Spanish Fork, Utah. Their children: Stephen Wil-
liam b. Nov. 27, 1855, died; Mary Elizabeth b. March 2, 1857,

died; Sally Lavina b. Feb. 25, 1858, m. Parker; James

Henry b. Feb. 20, 1860, m. Nancy Matilda Beckstrom; Sarah
Melvina b. April 1, 1862, m. John C. McKendrick; Henrietta
Augusta b. Nov. 28, 1864, m. Renfew Smith; George Richard
b. March 18, 1866, m. Rose Davis: Rozina Emeline b. July
23, 1868, m. Hyrum Chittenden; Nancy Naoma b. Feb. 13,
1823, m. Robert Bruce Martin; Rhoda Christina b. April 16,
1875. m. Henry Olsen: Adeline Precinda b. June 3, 1878, m.
David Davis; Zoula Cilicia b. Aug. 15, 1880, died. Family
home Ogden and Wellington, Utah.

Married Henrietta Hadlock Sept. 20, 1867, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Stephen Hadlock and Sally Alton), who was
born July 10, 1843, in Brown county, 111. Their children:
Sally Ladosca b. Aug. 28, 1860, died; Roselthea Amena b.
April 10, 1870, d. Jan. 17, 1911; Emily Celicia b. Aug. 4, 1871,
M. John Calstrom; Cyntha Calista b. July 19. 1873. m. George
Dimmick; Charles Sylvester b. Oct. 11, 1874, m. Florence
Rollinson; Esther Marlnda b. Aug. 20, 1876, m. William
Eldredge; Zina Balinda b. Oct. 11, 1877, m. Brlgham Von



Victor Gould; Henrietta Perisina b. July 16, 1879. m. William
Park; Hulda Clarinda b. Oct. 19, 1881, m. William Norton;
Betty Petty b. Sept. 4, 1884, m. Seamon Golden; William
Strait b. Feb. 23. 1886.

Member 60th quorum seventies; high priest; Sunday school
superintendent at Ogden and Wellington, Utah; ward
teacher. Settled in Ogden where he remained until 1884,
when he moved to Wellington, and assisted in building
canals and wagon roads. Minute-man In Indian war. As-
sisted in the survey of Ogden city. Farmer. Died Dec.
26, 1910, Wellington, Utah.



HILL, WILLIAM JOHN (son of William Hill and Lucy
Gibbons of England). Born Jan. 9, 1856, in England. Came
to Utah 1866.

Married Charlotte Emily Holbrook June, 1878, Endow-
ment House, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jonathan Hol-
brook and Melissa Smith of Canada). She was born 1879.
Their children: John William, m. Sarah Ann Frisby;
Jonathan; Charlotte (died), m. David Groves; Lucy; Millie;
William; Alfred; Lyman; Bryan. Family home Bountiful,
Utah.

Teacher; high priest. Road Supervisor and Watermaster
at Bountiful. Farmer and market gardener.

HILL, JOHN WILLIAM (son of William John Hill and
Charlotte Emily Holbrook). Born Nov. 1, 1879, Bountiful.

Married Sarah Ann Frisby November, 1900, Salt Lake
temple (daughter of Ephraim Frisby and Sarah Ann Lowe,
pioneers 1866). She was born Aug. 26, 1881. Their chil-
dren: John Ephraim b. July 22, 1901; Percy b. Nov. 25,



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