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Born Sept. 11, 1818, York, Livingston county, N. Y. Came
to Utah Sept. 22, 1849. Captain Gulley company.

Married Elizabeth How Bullard Feb. 23, 1842, Nauvoo, 111.
(daughter of Joel and Lucretia Bullard), who was born Oct.
2, 1813, Holliston, Mass. Their children: J-ne Elizabeth b.
Feb. 12, 1843, m. Simpson M. Molen; Angeline F. b. July 12,
1846, d. March 30, 1849; William b. Jan. 7, 1847, m. Matilda
Card; Mary L. b. Dec. 23, 1848, m. John A. Woolf; Ellen M.
b. Oct. 16, 1850, m. Isaac Woolf.

Married Sally Allred Sept. 1, 1850, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Martin Allred and Polly Hesket), who was born Dec
31, 1834, Salt Creek. Mo. Their children: Sariah b. July 26,
1861, d. July 25, 1861; Eliza Elvira b. July 6, 1852, m. Fred
Turner d. 1870; Caroline Deseret b. Kay 3, 1865, m. Fred
Turner; Don Carlos b. April 1, 1867, m. Zina Roskelly;
Roseltha b. Feb. 8, 1859, m. Martin Woolf; Clara b. Feb. 28,
1861. m. Luther C. Burnham; Heman Tilton b. Jan. 3, 1863-
Emma b. July 24. 1865, d. May 6, 1866; George b. July 24,
1866, d. May 11, 1866; Arthur Frank b. March 26, 1867, m.
Lettie Woolf; Annie Laura b. Jan. 10, 1869, m. Robert W.
Reeder; Ezra b. Jan. 25, 1871; James Martin b. Feb. 8, 1874.

Married Sarah Hamlin Pratt Jan. 1, 1860, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Otis Pratt and Clarissa Hamlin, pioneers Oct.
11, 1869, Abraham R. Wright company), who was born
Nov. 10, 1818, Plainfield, Mass. Their child: Nellie Maria b.
July 4, 1861, m. Henry B. Hancey.

Married Abigail Gloyd Jan. 1, 1860, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Charles Gloyd and Abigail Pratt, pioneers Oct. 11,
1859, Abraham R. Wright company), who was born Nov. 16,
1820, Cummlngton, Hampshire county. Mass. Their chil-
dren: Charles Gloyd b. Nov. 13, 1861, m. May Dalnes Feb. 6.
1891; Abbie b. Jan. 19. 1863, m. M. F. Cowley; Rosel Homer
b. Oct. 24, 1864, m. Phebe Hurren.

Married Phebe Ann Griffeth Aug. 31, 1867, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Pattison D. Griffeth and Elizabeth Carson),
who was born Feb. 9, 1847, Garden Grove, Iowa. Their chil-
dren: Martha Elizabeth b. May 11, 1868, d. June 1, 1868:
Wllford A. b. July 20, 1869; Delos William b. Oct. 1Q, 1871:
John Alma b. Feb. 12, 1874.

Elder, Oct. 7, 1839; member seventy April 17, 1840; filled
missions in Illinois. Indiana, Michigan, Maine, Vermont, New
York and Australia; first bishop Hyde Park 1860 to death.
Member Mormon Battalion. Probate judge of Cache county
1866 to death.

HYDE, CHARLES GLOYD (son of William Hyde and Abigail
Gloyd). Born Nov. 13, 1861, Hyde Park, Utah.

Married May Daines Feb. 6, 1891, Logan, Utah (daughter
of Robert Dalnes and Mary Glover; former pioneer 1869,
Feramorz Little company, latter 1863, Isaac Allred com-
pany). She was born May 26, 1872, Hyde Park. Their child:
May b. Oct. 28, 1891, d. Oct. 28, 1891.

Married Sarah C, H. Parry (daughter of John Parry and
Harriet Roberts), who was born Feb. 27, 1866. Their chil-
dren: Lavinia b. June 16. 1896; Willard Parry b. Aug. 30,
1899; Oneita b. Aug. 30, 1899; Hattie b. Dec. 9. 1902, d. Jan.
6. 1903; Nettie b. Sept. 4, 1904; Irma b. June 18, 1908. Fam-
ily home, Hyde Park.

President deacons quorum 1877; president elders quorum
1886; missionary to Illinois and Indiana two years: member
seventy Feb. 9. 1891; bishop March 19. 1893. Justice of
peace; county recorder; president Hyde Park board of trus-
tees ten years.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



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HYBR, CHRISTIAN (son of Lars Hyer and Ann Olsen of
Norway). Born Sept. 17, 1817, Christensen, Norway. Came
to Utah Oct. 26, 1849, Ezra T. Benson company.

Married Carlina Hogan Nov. 23, 1850 (daughter of Eric
Gaudyson Mibben Hogan and Halgra Hanutedater Nestabe,
married Dec. 1828 in Norway, pioneers Sept. 22, 1848, Zera
Pulsipher company). She was born July 24, 1831. Came to
Utah with parents. Their children: Carline b. Aug. 28,
1851, m. Robert Lewis; Ann b. Jan. 25, 1853, m. "William
Budge April 4, 1868; Harriet b. Sept. 14, 1854, d. Nov. I.
1861; Christian b. April 30, 1859, d. Dec. 16, 1881; Andrew
L. b. Dec. 1, 1860, m. Ellen Gilbret Feb. 14, 1880; Lizzie Helen
Telfort b. May 20, 1886; Orson b. Sept. 3, 1862, d. Feb. 24,
1878; Elizabeh R. b. June 23, 1866, d. Aug. 23, 1880; Joseph
b. July 11, 1867, m. Sarah Ann Tittensor June 1, 1892; Ellen
b. Sept. 23, 1869, m. Fred Tittensor Dec. 11, 1889; Heber
P. b. Sept. 3, 1872. d. Nov. 17, 1873; Brigham b. Dec. 6,
1874, m. Emma May Bright Nov. 24, 1897.

Married Lovina Hogan March 4, 1854. Salt Lake City
(daughter of Eric Gaudyson Mibben Hogan and Halga
Hanutedutter Nestabe), who was born July 14, 1836, Chris-
tensen, Norway. Their children: Lovina b. March 4, 1855, m.
Hyrum A. Watson May 11, 1874; Ira b. July 27, 1859, d.
July 9, 1881; Oliver b. Jan. 14, 1862, d. Sept. 16, 1862.

Married Rozina Shepard, Salt Lake City (daughter of
Issa Shepard and Sarah Sackore, latter died May 7, 1847
In Missouri), who was born Jan. 31, 1829, in Denmark.
Their children: Ezra Taft b. Dec. 11. 1869, d. Sept. 1870;
Esther Jane b. Sept. 27, 1871, m. Samuel W. Hendricks
Dec. 28, 1892, Family home Richmond.

High priest; member seventy, 1846; missionary to Scandi-
navia 1856-58; president teachers' quorum 1861-77; first coun-
selor Richmond bishopric. Moved from Richmond to
Bountiful 1860. Indian war veteran. Member territorial
legislature. Helped bring immigrants to Utah. Died Sept.
20, 1901.

HYER, ANDREW L. (son of Christian Hyer and Carolina
Hogan). Born Dec. 1, 1860, Richmond.

Married Ellen Gilbret Feb. 14, 1880, Richmond (daughter
of James Gilbret and Sarah Choles), who was born May
24, 1862, Crafton, Eng. Their children: Annie Eliza b.
Dec. 1, 1880, m. John Henry Kemp June 4, 1902; Andrew
William b. Aug. 9, 1882, m. Emma Elaine Hillyard June 29,
1910; Orson Urban b. March 4, 1884; Elizabeth Ellen b.
Jan. 31, 1886, m. Walter F. Hogan June 24, 1908; Ira and
Ora (twins) b. Feb. 6, 1889, latter m. Blanche Benson Nov.
1, 1911; Sarah b. Nov. 16, 1890; Saul Edward b. Aug. 4,
1892; Ralph James b. June 25, 1894; Merle Gilbret b. June

17, 1896; Seneth b. May 16, 1898; Lovell b. June 12, 1900;
Zethel b. April 7, 1902; Estell b. May 29, 1904.

Married Lizzie Helen Telford May 20, 1885, Logan, Utah
(daughter of John Dodds Telford and Sarah Mitalda Col-
trln; former pioneer 1850, latter Sept. 1850, Ben Hawkins
company). She was born Oct. 21, 1862, Richmond, Utah.
Their children: Lois Hellen b. March 7, 1886, d. Sept. 13,
1901; Norma b. Feb. 2, 1889; John Christian b. Sept. 10.
1890; Orvil b. Sept. 3, 1892, d. Oct. 6. 1892; Beatrice b. Feb.

18, 1896; Mardean b. Oct. 22, 1896; Eunice b. Feb. 8, 1898;
Ross Telford b. July 28, 1900; Violeet b. June 4, 1902;
Clester Wallace b. Dec. 13, 1903; Dorris Dale b. May 2,
1905. Family homes, Lewiston.

President 39th and 117th quorum seventies; bishop Lewis-
ton ward 1905; missionary to Europe 1885-88. One of or-
ganizers of Lewiston; member first town board 1904. In-
terested In Cache Valley creamery; director Union Cream-
ery company and Utah Condensed Milk company. Farmer.



HYMAS, WILLIAM. Born July 26, 18D6, at Raylelgh, Es-
sex, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 1862. James Wareham com-
pany.

Married Mary Ann Atkins Jan. 6, 1834. Their children:
George b. 1835, d. in England; William Alfred b. March
22, 1837, m. Mary Edwards May 7, 1861; John A. b. Sept. 1,
1839, m. Mary Ann Pitman Nov. 10, 1861; Sarah M. b. 1841,
m. Ormus Bates; Susan b. 1844, m. Noah Wardle; Benjamin
b. May 6, 1846, m. Hannah Thurston 1868; James b. March
14, 1849, m. Sarah C. Evans; Mary Ann b. 1851, m. Thomas
Duce. Family home Liberty, Idaho.

HTMAS, JOHN A. (son of William Hymas and Mary Ann
Atkins). Born Sept. 1, 1839, at Raylelgh, Essex, Eng.
Came to Utah Oct. 1861, Creighton telegraph train.

Married Mary Ann Pitman Nov. 10, 1861 (daughter of
James Pitman and Ann King, latter pioneer 1862, James
Wareham company), who was born Oct. 4, 1846. Came to
Utah with husband 1861. Their children: John W. b.
Feb. 22, 1866, m. Rossa Lee Orr; Mary Ann A. b. April
20, 1866. m. Thomas H. Watkins; Joseph M. b. Oct. 21,
1867, m. Emma Lyons; Benjamin P. b. Aug. 7, 1869, m. Eliza-
beth Price; Hyrum H. b. Oct. 10, 1870, m. Julia Poulsen;
Clara D. b. May 8, 1872, m. John S. McMurray; Caddie C.
b. Nov. 27, 1873, m. David R. Morgan; Arthur J. b. March
18, 1875, m. Delia Davis; Alice L. b. June 12, 1876, m. Heber
Johnson; David M. b. Jan. 9, 1878, m. Mary Agerter.

Married Mary Jane Watkins Oct. 24, 1878, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas Watkins and Ann Derricott), who was
born Aug. 18, 1859, St. Louis, Mo. Their children: Thomas
N. b. July 24, 1879, m. Mary J. Boyle; Martha J. b. April
7, 1881. m. Isaac Johnson; Bertha A. b. Nov. 30, 1882, died;
Rebecca R. b. Nov. 11, 1884, m. Christian Jensen; Charles
E. b. Jan. 7, 1887, m. Lora M. Pratt; Emily E. b. Feb. 4,
1889, died; Wilford W. b. March 6, 1890; Lottie b. June 26,
1892; Melvin M. b. June 9. 1894; Mabel b. May 12, 1896.
Family homes Liberty, Ida.



HTMAS, BENJAMIN (son of William Hymas and Mary Ann
Atkins). Born May 6, 1846, Essex, Eng. Came to Utah
1862.

Married Hannah Thurston 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter
of James Thurston and Mary Siamons, pioneers 1860, inde-
pendent company), who was born June 1864. Their chil-
dren: Mary Monltta b. Nov. 2, 1869, m. Wilfred Hyde;
Binnie b. May 5, 1872, d. aged 8 months; Almidia b. Nov.
8, 1874, m. Phillip Quail; Emma b. Nov. 1875, died; Caroline
b. Dec. 1876, m. Charles M. Shumway; Alma b. Nov. 1878,
Willard b. Nov. 1879, Ida b. Dec. 1880, and Ada b. March
1882, died; Burt b. Sept. 16, 1887; Sarah Edith b. 1890; Jennie
Clarissa b. 1893, m. Laura Neeley; Dell Grover b. 1895.

Bishop Treasuretown ward 19 years. Postmaster. Helped
bring immigrants to Utah.

HTMAS, WILLIAM ALFRED (son of William Hymas and
Mary Ann Atkins). Born March 22, 1837, Rayleigh, Essex,
Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 26. 1862, James Wareham inde-
pendent company.

Married Mary Edwards May 7, 1861, Omaha, Neb. (daugh-
ter of Thomas Edwards and Elizabeth Lewis of Merthyr
Tydfil, Wales, pioneers Sept., 1861, Job Pingree company).
She was born Oct. 12, 1839. Their children: Mary Ann;
Elizabeth Ann; William T.; Samuel E.; Margret V.;
Charles V.; May Janett; Alfred C.; Susan; Mary E. Fam-
ily home Liberty, Ida.

High priest; stake president T. M. M. I. A. 1888-96; first
counselor to bishop Liberty ward 30 years. Farmer.

HTMAS, SAMUEL EDWARD (son of William Alfred Hymas
and Mary Edwards). Born Dec. 10, 1867, Liberty, Idaho.

Married Fanny L. McMurray Oct. 17, 1900, Salt Lake
City (daughter of James McMurray and Elizabeth Stevenson
of Grantsville, Utah, pioneers 1862, Warren Snow com-
pany). She was born Nov. 2, 1873. Their children: Densil
S. b. Oct. 22, 1902; Jesse R. b. May 28, 1904; Douglas b.
July 28, 1906; Winnie b. Dec. 29, 1907; Willard A. b. Sept.
8, 1909; Gladys b. Aug. 12, 1911. Family home Sharon, Idaho.

Bishop Sharon ward 11 years; missionary to Northwest-
ern states 1898-1900. County commissioner 1906-10; justice
of peace four years. Farmer.



INGRAM, JAMES (son of Samuel Ingram and Kezia Coggins
of Bicester, Oxfordshire. Eng.). Born June 17, 1833, at
Bicester. Came to Utah Sept. 28, 1853, Vincent Shurtliff
company.

Married Charlotte Holland March 26, 1862, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Holland and Ann King Renall of Molden,
Essex, Eng. pioneers Sept. 2, 1860, James D. Ross com-
pany). She was born Nov. 16, 1839. Their children: George
William, m. Aurelia Amerette Mecham; Mary Ellenor, m.
Abraham Zundel; Drusilla Louise; Fanny Ann, m. Thomas J.
Morgan; James Oliver, m. Lula Gertrude Frodsham. Family
home Brigham City, Utah.

Carpenter; farmer; wood turner.

INGRAM, JAMES OLIVER (son of James Ingram and
Charlotte Holland). Born June 17, 1873, at Brigham City.
Utah.

Married Lula Gertrude Frodsham 1904, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph Seymour Frodsham and Adelia Avasta
Rudd), who was born March 31, 1882. Their children:
Olive Ingram b. July 6, 1905; Douglas F. b. April 26, 1907;
Burnace Gertrude b. April 11, 1909; Grace b. May 12, 1911.
Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Member 68th quorum seventies; missionary to California
1889-1900. Farmer.



IRVINE, WILLIAM (son of Thomas Irvine and Agnes Shaw
of Scotland). Came to Utah 1855, Milo Andrus company.

Married Agnes Kerr in Scotland. She came to Utah with
husband. Their children: Margaret, m. James E. Leatham;
George, m. Annie A. Burt; William, m. Jane Fife; John, m.
Ellen Egan; Lizzie, m. Henry Nesbit; Lorenzo, died; James,
m. Janie Richardson; Robert, m. Josephine Peterson. Fam-
ily home. Salt Lake City.

Elder. Miner. Died 1855.

IRVINE, GEORGE (son of William Irvine and Agnes Kerr of
Scotland). Born April 6, 1839, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Came
to Utah October, 1865, Milo Andrus company.

Married Annie A. Burt Sept. 20, 1864, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John and Margaret Burt of Scotland; pioneers
Oct 19, 1862, Horton D. Haight company). She was born
Nov. 13, 1838. Their children: George b. Oct. 30, 1866, m.
Clara Lyon; Thomas b. May 13, 1868, died; Margarett b. Jan.
3, 1870, m. Orson Harper; John William b. July 9, 1872, m.
Edna May; Agnes Kerr b. Sept. 20, 1876. George Burt
(adopted) b. Aug. 8, 1879, m. Sadie Kilpatrlck; Edna Mor-
risey (adopted), b. Oct. 22, 1877, m. Emll Mossburgr. Family
home, Salt Lake City.

Drove three yoke of oxen across the plains. Lumber con-
tractor and miner.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



IRVINE, GEORGE, JR. (son of George Irvine and Annie A.
Burt). Born Oct. 30, 1866, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married Clara Lyon Sept. 15, 1897, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Matthew Lyon, Salt Lake City, pioneer 1853). She
was born Sept. 14, 1870. Their child: Annie b. June 20, 1898,
died. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Missionary to southern states 1892-95; seventy. Merchant.



IRVING, WILLIAM (son of John Irving- and Elizabeth Heron
of Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland). Born June 22, 1845, at
Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland). Came to Utah Oct. 15, 1863,
William Hyde company.

Married Rebecca Williams Nov. 17, 1878, in Montpelier,
Idaho (daughter of Thomas Williams and Janet Rogers),
who was born 1862 and came to Utah 1875. Their children:
William Thomas b. July 29, 1880, m. Mary Lindsay April 3,
1901; Samuel James b. Dec. 3, 1881, m. Minnie Hunter Sept.
27, 1910. Family home Montpelier, Idaho.

Married Christina Larsen Jan. 25, 1887, Paris, Idaho
(daughter of Christian Larsen and Anna Sophia Peterson,
married in 1862 pioneers 1862, Capt. Lindquist company).
She was born Feb. 22, 1865, at Hyrum, Utah. Their chil-
dren: John Leo b. Dec. 15. 1887; Washington b. Jan. 18, 1890;
Alonzo Chester b. Feb. 22, 1892; Beatrice Sophia b. May 8,
1894, m. Albert Bowcutt July 19, 1911; Vivian Zora b. March
11, 1899. Family home Montpelier, Idaho.

Farmer.



ISAAC, JOHN PHILLIP (son of Reese Isaac and Margarette
Phillip of Trevaughan, Carmarthen, South Wales). Born
Feb. 2, 1833, Trevaughan, South Wales. Came to Utah Sept.
3, 1860, John Smith company.

Married Rachel Williams April 27. 1855, St. Clear, Car-
marthen, South Wales (daughter of Theophilus Williams
and Mary Wilkin of St. Clear), who was born Aug. 27, 1835,
and came to Utah with husband. Their child: Mary Ann b.
Feb. 10, 1856, d. March 16, 1856. Family home. Salt Lake
City.

High priest. Worked on Salt Lake temple. Stone mason.
Died Nov. 25, 1875.

ISAACSON, NEILS (son of Isaac Neilson and Massa Evans,
both of Christiania, Norway). Born Jan. 6, 1817, at Chris-
tiania, Norway. Came to Utah Sept. 13, 1861.

Married Bertha Catherine Ogis Sept. 8, 1850 (daughter of
Ogis Johnson and Hila Anders), who was born April 6, 1826,
In Norway and came to Utah Sept. 13, 1861. Their children:
Mary Ellen b. Nov. 21, 1851, m. William Thompson; Ingeborg
Maria b. March 5, 1857; m. Jens Christian Johnson; Petra
Annette b. Oct. 21, 1854; Lorenza b. Oct. 18, 1859; Isaac b.
Feb. 9, 1864; Caroline b. May 14, 1865, m. Justin V. Shepard;
Martha Ann b. July 27, 1867; Neils Henry b. April 4, 1870.



ISGREEN, ANDREW JENS (son of Jens Isgreen and Ker-
stena Tufras of Sodermanland, Skone, Sweden). Born May
24, 1830. Skonabeck, Skaninge, Sweden. Came to Utah Aug.
29, 1859, James S. Brown company.

First wife died, leaving one son, John M., who married
Jane Dick.

Married Anna B. Stromberg at Salt Lake City (daughter
of John Frederick Stromberg and Ulrika Juliana Johnson of
Benggstorp, Kyrefalla, Sweden pioneers Sept. 13, 1861.
Joseph Home company). She was born Jan. 1, 1838. Their
children: Anna Wilhelmina, m. Charles Pocock; Emil Benja-
min, m. Minnie Peterson; William Charles, m. Ida Jane
Lindsay; Solomon, m. Alice Thomas; Martha Matilda, m.
Charles C. Bush; Emily Jane, m. Lafayette Orme. Family
home Tooele, Utah.

High priest; missionary in Sweden 1856-58. City sexton.
Blacksmith; tinsmith; farmer and stockraiser. Died Oct. 6,
19C9.



ISRAEI.SKN. TELLIF JOHN (son of Israelsen Tellif and
Anna Christena Zachariasen, born Aug. 3, 1803. both of Kas-
fjorden, Norway). Born Feb. 18, 1826, at Kasfjorden.
Came to Utah Oct. 1864, Captain Christoffersen independ-
ent company.

Married Mary Dorthea Markusen (daughter of Markus
Andreas Nielsen and Mary Anna Rasmussen, married at
Kasfjorden, Norway). She was born Aug. 9, 1836. Came
to Utah with husband. Their children: Andrew Martin
b. Jan. 9, 1857, m. Boletta Wilson; Mary Ann b. July 11,
1858, m. Christen Jensen; Annie Christine b. Sept. 17, 1860,
m. John Jensen; Israel, died; Zacharias Ward b. Feb. 24,
1865, m. Edith F. Janes April 24, 1907; Maria Dorthea b.
April 27, 1867, m. Ezra Wilson; Ellen Sophia b. Nov. 4,
1869, m. Joseph S. Allen; Clara Matilda b. Aug. 22, 1871.
and Tellif John b. Nov. 14, 1873, both d. children; Emily
Caroline J. b. May 17, 1876, m. Jeremiah Christiansen;
Ida Malinda b. Nov. 11, 1878, d. child; Willard H. b. Aug.
26, 1879, m. Sadie Ames. Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Settled at Hyrum 1864; high priest; missionary to Nor-
way two years 1881-83. Teacher. Died Dec. 6, 1897.

ISRAELSEN, ZACHARIAS WARD (son of Telliff John Is-
raelsen and Mary Dorthea Markusen). Born Feb. 24, 1865,
Hyrum, Utah.

Married Edith F. Janes April 24, 1907, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Jacob Janes and Mary Ann Harrison, pio-
neers Sept. 15, 1866, William Henry Chipman company).
She was born Nov. 9, 1877.



Missionary to Norway 1897-1900; president 62d quorum
seventies 1906; first counselor to Bishop James J. Facer
(3rd ward) Hyrum. Treasurer Hyrum 1892; deputy asses-
sor west side Cache county 1897; registration officer for Hy-
rum precinct 1895. Manager Allen Bros. Mercantile com-
pany.



IVIE, WILLIAM FRANKLIN (son of James R. Ivie and
Eliza M. Foset of Bedford county, Tenn.). Born Dec. 18,
1826, Bedford county, Tenn. Came to Utah 1848.

Married Malinda Jane Young, Provo, Utah (daughter of
A. D. and Rhoda Young). Their children: John Franklin,
died; William Alfred, m. Mariette Johnson; Jacob Alma, m.
Lydia Okerlawd; Eliza Ann, m. J. J. Ivie; James Riley, m.
Jensina Nielsen; Wilford, m. Matilda Okerlawd; Louis F.,
m. Nettie Eden; Delia, m. William A. Taylor; Calvert Mil-
ton, m. Vilate Durfee. Family home Scipio, Utah.

Married Emily Young, Provo, Utah (daughter of A. D.
and Rhoda Young). Their children: Addle, m. Warren
Peck; Edwin, m. Lette Porter; Rosie, m. Thomas Memmott;
Arthur; James; Estella; Burt. Family home Scipio, Utah.

Seventy. Indian war veteran. Assisted in bringing
immigrants to Utah. Farmer and stockraiser. Died May
4, 1880.

IVIE, CALVERT MILTON (son of William Franklin Ivie
and Malinda Jane Young). Born April 7, 1869, Scipio,
Utah.

Married Vilate Durfee Nov. 25, 1892, Richfield, Utah
(daughter of Jabez Durfee of New York, and Celestia Curtis
of Pennsylvania, pioneers oxteam company). She was born
June 29, 1873. Their children: Milton b. Sept. 9, 1893;
Wilford Byron b. Oct. 6, 1895; Raymond b. Dec. 16, 1897;
Elvada Jane b. Aug. 4. 1901; Otto Verlin b. March 7, 1904;
Theresa Lucile b. April 9, 1907; Golden La Voy b. Aug. 10,
1909; Vergil June b. June 6, 1912. Family home Aurora,
Utah.

Missionary to Eastern states 1898-1900; ward clerk 11
years; ward teacher; Sunday school superintendent of Au-
rora ward 5 years; bishop of Aurora ward since 1906. School
trustee Aurora district 12 years. Farmer and stockraiser.



IVERSEN, JEPPE (son of Iver and Elsie Sorensen of Aar-
huus Amt, Denmark). Born Aug. 16, 1814, Orslev Kloster,
Denmark. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1856, Knud Peterson
company.

Married Annie Christina Mortensen, at Esterborg, Aar-
huus Amt, Denmark (daughter of Andrew Mortensen and
Christina Anderson of Roivi, Aarhuus Amt, Denmark).
She was born Sept. 13, 1802. Their children: Hans Peter,
m. Annie Nilson; Elsie Maria, m. Stephanus Moss: Martin,
d. 1862; Caroline Christina, m. William Morrison; Elizabeth
Catherine, m. Ole Salisbury. Family home Mt. Pleasant,
Utah.

High priest. Farmer. Died 1899, Washington, Utah.



IVERSEN, MAGNUS (son of Iver Klemensen and Gunhlld
Olsen of Engen, Buskerud, Norway). Born Dec. 22, 1816,
at Engen.

Married Ingeborg Kirstlne Nielsen (daughter of Ole
Nielsen and Ann Margrette Nielsen of Haugsund, Norway),
who was born Dec. 9, 1845. Came to Utah 1875. Their
children: Iver; Gustave Arnt, m. Mary Olsen. Family home
Christiania, Norway.

Died Aug. 24, 1874, Christiania, Norway.

IVERSEN, GUSTAVE ARNT (son of Magnus Iversen and
Ingeborg Kirstine Iversen). Born Nov. 17, 1871, at Drobak,
Norway. Came to Utah July 24, 1875, L. S. Anderson com-
pany.

Married Mary Olsen Oct. 23, 1895, Manti, Utah 'daughter
of Fredrick Olsen and Matilda Jensen of Ferron, Emery
county, Utah), who was born Aug. 6, 1873. Their chil-
dren: Maude May b. March 31, 1897; Glendon Gustave b.
Dec. 11, 1898; Clarence Magnus b. Jan. 4, 1899; Richard
Donald b. March 15, 1902; Ray Clifford b. Nov. 24, 1903;
Ethel Jean b. Sept. 23, 1906; Kenneth Ross b. May 25, 1909;
Evelyn Augusta b. June 1, 1911. Family resided Manti and
Price, Utah.

Missionary to Norway 1892-4; second counselor in presi-
dency South San Pete stake; president Carbon stake. Price.
County recorder of San Pete county 1896; Utah state senator
12th district 1911-14; assistant attorney general of Utah
1913. Attorney.



IVERSEN, PETER (son of Christian Iversen, born Aug.
24, 1805. and Anna Elizabeth Jensen, born April 27, 1807,
both at Viele, Denmark married 1829). Born Jan. 21,
1840. Viele, Denmark. Came to Utah Oct. 1, 1862. Joseph
Home company.

Married Kiersten Rasmussen Feb. 16, 1863 (daughter of
Rasmus Clausen and Karen Eabensen), who was born
March 1840. Came to Utah with husband. Their children:
Peter Martin b. Jan. 31, 1865, m. Augusta Nelsen Sept. 15,
1893; Niels Carl b. Oct. 8, 1866, m. Hilda Lundquist March
16, 1898; Richard b. Aug. 22, 1868, m. Annie K. Larsen 1891.
Family home Mill Creek. Utah.

Married Karen Rasmussen Sept. 17, 1871, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Rasmus and Knudsine Petersen, who were
married in 1836, Aarhuus. Denmark). She was born April



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23, 1844, Aarhuus, Denmark. Their children: Lelian Sine
b. March 21, 1880, m. John Calvin Cobb Oct. 19, 1904; Emma
Carrie b. Sept. 16, 1882, m. Reeves D. Heigh Dec. 16, 1903;
Amanda b. May 10, 1884, m. Joseph Israel Pierson Oct. 3,
1906. Family home Bear River City, Utah.

High priest and ward teacher. Assisted in erection of
St. George, Manti, Logan and Salt Lake temples. Settled
in Mill Creek ward 1862 and moved to Box Elder county
1867. Helped build canal from Cottonwood to Salt Lake
City to convey water to Temple. Worked on Canadian
Pacific from Ogden to Promontory, also on Utah Northern
narrow gauge from Brigham to Logan. Pound-keeper 7
years; watermaster 25 years; mailcarrier from Bear River
City and Corrine 8 years; registrar agent 4 years.



IVERSO1V, IVER NICHOLAS (son of Nicholas and Mary
Catherine Iverson of Schleswig-Holstein, Denmark). Born
March 19, 1821, in Schleswig. Came to Utah Sept. 27, 1853,
Moses Dailey company.

Married Catherine Williams Jan. 19, 1854, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Christopher Williams and Millicent Van
Nostran of Upper Canada, former a pioneer, 1848, Brigham
Young company). She was born June 6, 1836. Their chil-
dren: Mary Catherine b. Feb. 15, 1855; Alma N. b. Aug. 7,
1857, m. Sarah Jane Tuckett; Christopher W. b. Dec. 30,
1859. Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Missionary to Denmark 1857-58. Had charge of a com-
pany of emigrants from Denmark. Died Aug. 19, I860,
Pleasant Gorve.

IVERSON, ALMA NICHOLAS (son of Iver Nicholas Iverson
and Catherine Williams). Born Aug. 7, 1857, Pleasant
Grove, Utah.

Married Sarah Jane Tuckett Oct. 16, 1884, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Tuckett and Sarah Ann Gee of Salt Lake



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