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Provo, Utah.

Member 134th quorum seventies; missionary to southern
states 1898 to 1901; Sunday school and block teacher.
Farmer. School teacher.

JONES, JOHN G. Born Nov. 27, 1830, In Wales. Came to
Utah 1862.

Married Mary John. Their children: Adelaid, m. John
Meldrum; David H., m. Dianthia Petty; Mary Ann, m. Rich-
ard Nuttall; Daniel, died; Eleazor, m. Mary James; Martha,
m. Charles E. Jones; Shadrach, m. Josephine Cannon; Lizzie;
Thomas, m. Susa Barton; Bennie, died. Family home Provo,

Seventy; missionary to Wales; patriarch. Farmer. Stone-

JONES, JAMES NAYLOR (son of Thomas Jones and Mary
Naylor). Born April 3, 1810. Came to Utah in 1850.

Married Caroline Delight Allen. Their children: Mary b.
Dec. 4, 1856, m. Henry Boren; Lucy b. September, 1869,

JONES, JOHN PIDDING (son of Isaac Jones and Mary Pid-
ding of Wiltshire. Eng., latter born May 1774). He was born
June 10, 1819, Greenber Field, Yorkshire. Came to Utah
Oct. 6, 1862, James K. Maxwell company.

Married Margaret Lee about 1840 (daughter of Joseph Lee
and Margaret Crosby of England). She was born April 11,



1821, Liverpool, Eng. Their children: John Lee b. May 18,
1841, m. Rachel Simkins Jan. 14, 1862; Joseph William b.
Oct. 26, 1843; Daniel L. b. May 6, 1847; Sylvester F. b. Dec. B.
1848, m. Susannah Melling 1871; Frederick Isaac b. Feb. 6,
1851, m. Mary McKelprang Dec. 23, 1874; Elizabeth b. Dec.
13, 1853, m. Joseph Perry; Isaac Charles, d. infant; Hyrum
b. May 3, 1869, m. Lucy Jones; Margretta Jane b. Sept. 16,

1861, m. William W. Dalley; Mary Crosby b. July 3, 1864,
m. Nelson B. Dalley. Family home Cedar City, Utah.

Adjutant Company D, Iron Military district, 1857-59. Iron
molder and machinist with Deseret Iron Company five years.

JONES, JOHN LEE (son of John Pidding Jones and Mar-
garet Lee). Born May 18, 1841. Came to Utah with father.
Married Rachel Simkins Jan. 14, 1862, Cedar City, Utah
(daughter of James Simkins and Jane Kirkbride), who was
born Nov. 3, . . Their children: John James b. Oct. 14,

1862, m. Louisa Dover June 4, 1884; Isaac b. Sept. 22, 1864,
m. Elizabeth Melling 1884; Jane Kirkbride b. June 1, 1866,
m. James A. Bryant- Samuel Bell b. Jan. 8, 1869; Ward b.
Aug. 16, 1870, m. Ada Smith 1893; William Frederick b.
March 6, 1872, m. Jesse Sterling; Rachel Margret b. Dec.
31, 1874, m. Alma Mathews Sept. 7, 1898; James Simkins b.
March 17, 1877, m. Esther Alice LeFevre Sept. 15, 1904; Vio-
let Ann b. March 4. 1879, m. Elroy Wood Oct. 2, 1907; Orson
Pratt b. Feb. 10, 1882; Myron Simkins b. March 4, 1884;
Jessie Lee b. Dec. 17, 1886; Lilly Maud Simkins and Pearl
Simkins (twins) b. Nov. 16, 1888; Leonard Willemont b. Dec.
6, 1893. Family resided Enoch and Cedar City, Utah.

Married Betty Marsden Walker Feb. 6, 1879, St. George,
Utah (daughter of Joseph Walker and Emma Smith), who
was born March 15, 1858, Cedar City, Utah. Their children:
Rosetta b. Dec. 19, 1878; Emily Rachel b. Dec. 23, 1882; Mat-
tie Walker b. Jan. 27, 1885; Ida Walker b. Feb. 24, 1887;
Ruben Walker b. June 9, 1889; George Wilford b. March 6,
1892; Willard Walker b. Jan. 7, 1895; Blanche Walker b.
April 20. 1887; Grace Ashton b. Oct. 16, 1899.

Missionary to Great Britain 1879-81. Settled at Cedar
City 1853. Participated in Echo Canyon campaign. Assisted
in bringing immigrants to Utah. Indian war veteran.
Assisted in establishing fort in Long Valley, Utah.

JONES, JAMES SIMKINS (son of John Lee Jones and Rachel
Simkins). Born March 17, 1877, Enoch, Iron Co., Utah.

Married Esther Alice LeFevre Sept. 15, 1904, St. George
(daughter of William LeFevre and Hannah Hollyoak of
Orton [now Spry], Utah). She was born Sept. 3, 1883. Their
children: James Chester b. Sept. 20, 1905; La Fevre b. May
26, 1907; Lavawn b. Oct. 12, 1909; Devor b. April 16, 1910;
Eddie Lee b. Aug. 7. 1912. Family home Tabby, Wasatch
Co., Utah.

Member 97th quorum seventies; missionary to Society
Islands 1900-03; bishop Tabiona ward, Tabby, Utah; 2d as-
sistant superintendent Sunday school, Enoch, Iron Co., Utah;
president Y. M. M. I. A. at Enoch. Farmer.

JONES, JOHN R. (son of Roger and Amelia Jones of Here-
ford, Herefordshire, Eng.). Born July 24, 1829. Came to
Utah 1860.

Married Agnes Martin July 15, 1864, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George L. Martin and Janet Osborne of Kil-
marnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, came to Utah 1872). She was
born Oct. 17, 1829. Their children: George M. (adopted),
m. Hortense M. Lang; Henry, d. infant; John, d. infant;
Janet, m. Frank McDonald; Allen, d. aged 2. Family home,
Salt Lake City.

Seventy; high priest; 2d counselor to Bishop Schoenfield.
Farmer; sheepraiser; freighter. Died 1909 in Mexico.

JONES, GEORGE MARTIN (adopted son of John R. Jones
and Agnes Martin). Born June 19, 1858, Kilmarnock, Ayr-
shire, Scotland. Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1864, Joseph S. Raw-
lins company.

Married Hortense Marie Lang Oct. 26, 1882, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Daniel Lang and Josephine Laporte of
Geneva, Switzerland, came to Utah 1869). She was born
July 2, 1859. Their children: Josephine Lang b. Aug. 6,
1883, m. Orson F. Christensen Oct. 12, 1904; Hortense Lang
b. Feb. 8, 1885; Agnes Lang b. Sept. 5, 1886, m. Jonathan
Lloyd; Jeanette Lang b. June 5, 1888, m. Nathan O. Fullmer;
George Lang- b. March 25, 1890, d. Aug. 1, 1902; Daniel Lang
b. Jan. 10, 1892, d. July 27, 1902; Louise Lang b. Aug. 29. 1894,
d. Sept. 12, 1902; Allan b. June 26, 1898, d. June 26, 1898;
Evan Stevens b. Nov. 4, 1899, d. Aug. 4, 1902. Family resided
Salt Lake City and Richfield, Utah.

High priest; president first elders' quorum Sevier stake;
Sevier stake chorister 1897-1910; Sevier stake tithing clerk;
stake clerk; clerk of high council; clerk of high priests'
quorum. Railroader in Salt Lake City on Utah Central,
Union Pacific, O. S. L., and Saltair lines. Merchant.

JONES, MERL.IN (son of Samuel Jones, born 1761 at North
Haven, died May 21, 1810, and Sally Marks, born 1763, Wal-
lingford, Conn., died Feb. 3. 1815). He was born May 16,
1795, North Haven, Conn. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1852, Cap-
tain Tidwell company.

Married Roxana Ives Aug. 17, 1820, Wallingford, Conn,
(daughter of Joel Ives, born April 16, 1760, died June 3,
1808, and Olive Ives, born April 20, 1758, died March 14,
1822, of Wallingford married Oct. 22, 1778). Their chil-
dren: Horace b. May 24, 1821, d. July 17, 1821; Minerva
Leantine b. June 4, 1822, m. Amos Pease Stone; Ruth Ives

b. Nov. 19, 1824, m. Davis Bartholomew, d. March 10, 1911;
Olive Ann b. June 1, 1829, m. Lorin Farr; Miles Hudson b.
Jan. 27, 1835. Family resided Wallingford and North Haven.
Married Mary Ann Pinfield (Heath) Feb. 9, 1867, Salt Lake
City (daughter of John Pinfleld and Mary Gray), who was
born Aug. 26, 1819, In England; died Dec. 20, 1896, Ogden,

JONES, MILES HUDSON (son of Merlin Jones and Roxana
Ives). Born Jan. 27, 1835, at North Haven. Came to Utah
with father.

Married Ann Elizabeth Rollins Jan. 27, 1864, Ogden, Utah
(daughter of David Rollins, born April 1811, Eaton Bray,
died Sept. 12, 1870, Ogden, Utah, pioneer 1852, and Mary Ann
Sharrett, born Jan. 6, 1814, London, Eng., died March 13,
1880, Ogden, Utah). She was born Sept. 12, 1846, Eaton
Bray, Bedfordshire, Eng., died Nov. 27, 1877. Ogden, Utah.
Came to Utah Sept. 3, 1852, Abraham O. Smoot company.
Only child: Miles L. b. Oct. 31, 1866, m. Isabell Chase. Fam-
ily home, Ogden.

Married Rachel Morton Dec. 29, 1881, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Morton, born Nov. 15, 1806, Cheshire, Eng.,
died Dec. 26, 1884, Salt Lake City, and Ann Jones, born
June 7, 1812, Stockport, Cheshire, died June 1, 1888, Ogden,
Utah). She was born April 6, 1851, Macclesfleld, Eng.

First counselor to President Amos P. Stone, Mound Fort
district. Served in Echo Canyon campaign. Assisted in
bringing Immigrants to Utah.

JONES, MILES L. (son of Miles Hudson Jones and Ann
Elizabeth Rollins). Born Oct. 31, 1866, Ogden, Utah.

Married Isabell Chase Oct. 10, 1888, Logan, Utah (daughter
of Elisha Wells Chase, born April 21, 1830, Sparta, Living-
ston county, N. Y., pioneer 1848, and Harriet Barker, born
Aug. 29, 1835, LeRay, Jefferson county, N. Y. married April
30, 1860, Salt Lake City). She was born May 12, 1868, at
Ogden. Their children: Harriet Ann b. July 30, 1889; Ray-
mond Miles b. Oct. 8, 1891; Ezra Byron b. Aug. 20, 1893;
Olive May b. Oct. 14, 1895; Marion b. April 28, 1897; Wilbur
b. Aug. 11, 1899; Elizabeth b. Dec. 10, 1902; Lois b. Aug. 9,

Bishop of seventh ward; missionary to England 1906-07;
superintendent Y. M. M. I. A.; assistant superintendent
Mound Fort Sunday school. City councilman.

JONES, NATHANIEL VARY (son of Samuel Jones and
Lucinda Kingsley of Brighton, now Rochester, N. Y.).
Born Oct. 13, 1822, Brighton, N. Y. Came to Utah July

20. 1849, with contingent of Mormon Battalion.

Married Rebecca Maria Burton March 14, 1845, Nauvoo,
111. (daughter of Samuel Burton and Ann Shipley of Leam-
ington, West Canada, former a pioneer), who was born
Feb. 16, 1826. Their children: Clara L., m. John W. Young;
Harriet C., m. Richard V. Morris, m. J. W. Plckett; Na-
thaniel V., m. Janet I. Swan, m. Elizabeth D. Barlow,
m. Barbara E Morris; Mary A, m. Stanley H. Clawson;
Fredrick B., d. 1881; William B. Family home, Salt Lake

Married Caroline M. Garr Oct. 9, 1856, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Fielding Garr). The only child was Mark V.
b. Jan. 3, 1863, m. Elizabeth Taylor, m. Lovinia A. Talbot.

Married Eliza Reed March 21. 1857. Salt Lake City. The
only child was Maria A. b. Feb. 5, 1859, m. E. V. Taylor.

Married E. Brown May 31, 1857, Salt Lake City. Their
children: Charles B. b. Dec. 21, 1869, m. Adeline M. Mon-
teith; Seth V. b. May 16, 1862, m. Annie B. Layton.

Bishop 15th ward. Salt Lake City; missionary to eastern
states, Hindoostan, India and England; elder. Took part in
Echo Canyon campaign; 1st lieutenant cavalry, Nauvoo
legion life guard battalion. First alderman of 2d ward;
city councilman Salt Lake City. Carried mail from Salt
Lake City to Deer Creek, Wyo. Died Feb. 16, 1863.

JONES, NATHANIEL VARY (son of Nathaniel Vary and
Rebecca M. Burton). Born Nov. 9, 1850, Salt Lake City.
Married Janet I. Swan Dec. 24, 1872, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Swan and Agnes McDonald of Edin-
burgh, Scotland), who was born Aug. 1, 1860. Their chil-
dren: Agnes S. b. Oct. 20, 1873, m. John W. Twiggs; Julia
B. b. May 23, 1875, m. Henry E. Sharaven; Janet I. b. March

21. 1877, m. P. P. Targetta; Isabel b. March 14, 1879; Nathala
V. b. Nov. 4, 1881, m. Benjamin T. Clark.

Married Elizabeth D. Barlow (daughter of James M.
Barlow and Susan Mott). Their children: Lillian V. b.
Nov. 17, 1886, m. C. Grant Bird; Clara L. b. Jan. 12, 1890;
Calvin B. b. May 31, 1892; Aaron B. b. Oct. 17, 1895. Family
resided at Salt Lake City.

Member 32d quorum seventies; high priest; missionary
to northern states 1876-77; counselor in bishopric of 16th
ward; counselor in presidency high priests quorum Salt
Lake stake; president high priests quorum Granite stake.
Collector and deputy sheriff of Salt Lake county 1875-86.

JONES, RICHARD (son of Richard Jones, born 1790, and
Elizabeth Greenland, born 1791. London Eng.). Born Oct.
4. 1824, London. Came to Utah Oct. 4, 1863, Thomas E.
Ricks company.

Married Naomi Parsons in 1850, who was born May 22.
1830, and came to Utah with husband. Their children-
Richard Jr. b. Sept. 21. 1860, m. Viola Cazier November
1870; Elizabeth N. b. March 9, 1852. m. David J. Evans-
John b. Oct. 7, 1863, m. Rhoda Berrett Feb. 16, 1874; Sarah



b Feb. 12, 1855; m. David Francis; Charles A. b. Dec. 30,
1857, m. Catherine Beckstead Oct. 16, 1879; William b. March
2, 1860; Mary Ann b. Oct. 30, 1862, m. Joseph Rhodes Dec.
1881. Family home North Ogden, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Mickham 1870, Salt Lake City, who
was born Feb. 14, 1836, London, Eng. Their children: Emma
G. b. Oct. 24, 1870, m. George E. Chadwick March 8, 1893;
Rosabel b. April 3, 1872, m. Frederick Berrett 1893; Abra-
ham b. March 17, 1873, m. Mary Brunker Sept. 4, 1896; Mary
E. b. Dec. 13, 1874, m. A. G. Graham June 19, 1893; Joseph
E. b. Jan. 18, 1877, m. Vilda A. Perks; Eva b. May 25, 1878,
m. Melvin Godfrey March 4, 1897. Family home, Ogden
and Greenville, Cache Co., Utah.

President of branch in London two years; president of
elders' quorum in North Ogden 33 years. Sailor and steve-
dore 25 years in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

JONES, RICHARD Jr. (son of Richard Jones and Naomi
Parsons). Born Sept. 21, 1850, London, Eng. Came to
Utah with parents.

Married Viola Cazier in November 1870, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Benjamin Cazier and Olive Shaw, former
pioneer Oct. 10, 1863, Thomas E. Ricks company). She was
born at North Ogden, Utah. Their children: Olive Naomi
b. Oct. 21, 1871; Permelia b. Nov. 7, 1874, m. Frank Carpenter;
Richard B. b. Oct. 27, 1876, m. Dianna Weisinger; John
Clarence b. Oct. 3, 1878, m. Myrtle Lucile Nov. 14, 1907;
Viola Ann b. Sept. 9, 1884, m. Phillip Ferrin Sept. 15, 1897;
Sarah Manerva b. July 1, 1884, m. David Chard.

Clerk of elders quorum.

JONES, JOHN (son of Richard Jones and Naomi Parsons).
Born Oct. 1, 1853, at London, Eng. Came to Utah with

Married Rhoda Berrett Feb. 16, 1874, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Robert Griffin Berrett and Sarah Ann Wood-
head, of North Ogden, Utah), who was born Jan. 19, 1856,
at North Ogden. Their children: John Arthur b. Jan. 3,
1875, m. Rachel Heninger; Charles William b. Oct. 14,
1876; Sarah Naomi b. Nov. 27, 1878, d. Aug. 14, 1879; Rhoda
Pearl b. Aug. 2, 1880; Mary Elizabeth b. Dec. 23, 1882, m.
Samuel Randall; Jennie May b. Sept. 25, 1884, m. William
E. Shaw; Charlotte Emily b. Aug. 29, 1886, m. Nathaniel
Bailey; Robert Berrett b. Sept. 4, 1888, d. Dec. 23, 1888;
James Edmund b. April 16, 1891, m. Hazel Bell Berrett;
Elsie Ireta b. Oct. 30. 1893; Carl Henry b. June 28, 1897.
Family home, North Ogden.

Ordained elder Feb. 16, 1874. Farmer and miner. Died
May 15, 1910.

JONES, RICHARD (son of William and Mary Thomas Jones
of Llangranog, Cardigan, South Wales; former born March
18. 1771, and latter Jan. 1, 1783). He was born March 6.
1819. at Llangranog. Came to Utah Sept. 27, 1851.

Married Mary Evans Jones Aug. 20, 1848 (daughter of
William and Ellinor Hughs Evans), who was born Nov.
8, 1825, and came to Utah with husband. Their children:
Ellen b. Aug. 29, 1850, m. Oliver Haskins May 7, 1873; Mary
Jane b. Jan. 17, 1853, m. Benjamin D. Evans Oct. 10, 1872;
Rachel Ann b. May 30, 1855, m. Benjamin L. Thomas;
Richard E. b. Nov. 10, 1857, m. Louisa Lusk Dec. 20, 1883;
William E. b. March 18, 1860, m. Cynthia M. Lusk Dec. 2,
1885; Hannah M. b. Oct. 24, 1864, m. Enoch Sawyer 1898;
David E. b. April 7, 1867. m. Catherine Evans May 23, 1890.

Active church worker. Settled at Salt Lake City, moved
to Brigham City in 1853, and in 1866 moved to Malad City,

JONES. RICHARD E. (son of Richard Jones and Mary
Evans). Born Nov. 10, 1857, Brigham City, Utah.

Married Louisa Lusk Dec. 20, 1883, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John W. and Martha Tidwell Lusk), who was born
July 9, 1862, Wellsville, Utah. Their children: Darias L.
b; Dec. 28, 1884; Daniel L. b. Jan. 24, 1886; John L. b. Jan.
31, 1887; Richard L. b. Nov. 11, 1888; Harvey L. b. Aug. 3,
1891, m. Catherine Price Sept. 4, 1911; Lavern b. Aug. 9,
1897; Mary A. b. May 21, 1904.

Missionary to Great Britain 1899-1901; seventy.

JONES, SAMUEL STEPHEN (son of Samuel Jones and Sarah
Bradshaw of Rose Cottage, Baling Lane, Brentford. Mid-
dlesex, Eng.). Born Feb. 9, 1837, seven miles from London,
Eng. Came to Utah Sunday, Nov. 30, 1856, Edward Martin
and Daniel Tyler "frozen" handcart company. This was the
handcart company that endured so much suffering on the
plains, losing fully one-third of their number. About 586
persons started on this memorable journey. He was the
secretary and clerk of the company.

Married Lydia E. Hooker Feb. 9, 1857, Provo, Utah (daugh-
ter of William Hooker of Kent, Eng.), who was born Aug.
18, 1837, and died Dec. 21, 1874. Their children: Mary Ann
Sarah b. July 7, 1858, m. W. C. A. Smoot, Jr.; Samuel William
b. Feb. 11, 1861, d. Oct. 18, 1861; Ady Rosena h. Aug. 18,
1862, d. Nov. 13. 1863; Annie L. b. Sept. 24, 1864, m. George
Atkin, Jr.; Charles Albert b. Oct. 7, 1866, d. Sept. 17, 1867;
Grace Darling b. Nov. 24. 1868, d. October, 1869; Arthur
Wellington b. Jan. 28, 1870, d. Feb. 12, 1870; Vermelia b.
July 21. 1871, d. August, 1871; Lydia Maud b. Sept. 30, 1874,
d. April 15, 1875. Family home Provo, Utah.

Married Julia Ipson, Aug. 27, 1867, Endowment House,
Salt Lake City. Her parents lived at Bornholm, Denmark.
She was born Jan. 11, 1847, Bornholm, and came to Utah
1854. Their children: Christina Maria b. Aug. 28, 1868, m.
Frank Thomas; Albert Stephen b. Jan. 15, 1871, m. Sadie E.

Fletcher; Rasmus Eugene b. June 16, 1874, m. Alice Teas-
dale; Alma Andrew b. Jan. 5. 1877, d. June 28, 1880. Family
home Provo, Utah.

Married Annie Maria Johnson Dec. 27, 1875, Endowment
House, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Peter Rasmus
Johnson and Caroline Maria Tuft of Denmark, pioneers
1854). She was born Sept. 15, 1858. Their children: Samuel
Johnson b. Oct. 16, 1876, m. Effle May Fenn; John Milton b.
Oct. 3, 1878, m. Lulu Lameraux; Horatio b. Oct. 23, 1880, m.
Elizabeth Silver; Lydia Geneve b. Feb. 19, 1883- Pearl b.
Feb. 7, 1886; Ralph Harry b. May 23, 1888; Eva Caroline b.
Oct. 14, 1891; Lucille Emma b. Aug. 17, 1893, d. March 29,
1894. Family home Provo, Utah.

Married Emma Jane Allman July 26, 1878, Endowment
House, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas and Jane All-
man), who was born Nov. 18, 1853, Salt Lake City, and died
July 9, 1879. Only child: Ernest Allman b. June 18, 1879,
d. Aug. 29, 1879.

One of the presidents of the 52d quorum seventies; high
priest; missionary to Great Britain 1872-73; traveling elder
London Conference; president Sheffield Conference; assist-
ant editor "Millennial Star." Was instrumental in starting
co-operative movement in Provo with A. O. Smoot and E. F.
Sheets; the Provo Co-op antedated the Z. C. M. I. about one
year. Owner of the S. S. Jones Mercantile Co., Provo and
Price, Utah. Tie contractor, furnishing the Utah Southern
Railway with ties at its beginning, and the Rio Grande
Western with 147,000 in one year, between Provo and Price.
He with T. R. Cutler organized the Sioux and Utah mines at
Tintic, and has been largely interested in mining 1900-12.
Made the big cut at the Jordan River narrows for power
and irrigation. Interested with John T. Pope in asphalt, iron
and oil properties in Uinta Co., Utah. Charcoal manu-
facturer; saw mill operator; railroad contractor. Author of
"Adown Provo River," and many poems on Utah, especially
"Utah's Natal Days" which was rendered on the state's
21st birthday, under the Bowery in President Brigham
Young's presence, part of which he (Young) tied repeated.
"Home of the Old Years" and "The Life of the Master" are
some of the masterpieces from his pen.

JONES, THOMAS (son of John and Ann Jones of South
Wales). Born July 20, 1827. Came to Utah 1851.

Married Sage Treharne October, 1852 (daughter of
William and Ann Treharne). Born Nov. 27, , came to
Utah 1852, Dan Jones company. Their children: Alma
Treharne b. Aug. 21. 1853, d. aged 4; Lehi Willard b. Nov.
15, 1854, m. Henrietta Lunt Feb. 13, 1878; Kumen b. May
5, 1856, m. Mary Neilson Dec. 19. 1878; Thomas Jedediah b.
June 5. 1858, m. Ellen Eva Lunt Nov. 17, 1878; William
Treharne b. Sept. 12, 1860, m. Keturah Arthur b. Dec. 27,
1881; Uriah Treharne b. Feb. 11, 1861, m. Mary Alice Higbee
Feb. 7, 1883; Sarah Ann b. Feb. 11, 1861, m. Samuel A. Higbee
Dec. 27, 1881. Family home Cedar City, Utah.

JONES, LEHI WILLARD (son of Thomas Jones and Sage
Treharne). Born Nov. 15, 1854, Cedar City, Utah.

Married Henrietta Lunt Feb. 13, 1878, St. George, Uta-h
(daughter of Henry Lunt and Mary Ann Wilson, latter
pioneer 1857, Jessie B. Martin company). She was born
Nov. 12, 1858; Cedar City. Their children: Thomas Willard
b. Dec. 5, 1878, m. Sophia Forsyth June 25, 1902; Kumen Lunt
b. Feb. 21, 1881, m. Ann Elizabeth Leigh June 26, 1907; Henry
Lunt b. July 20, 1883; Henrietta Lunt b. Feb. 2, 1886, m.
Ferdinand F. Hintze Sept. 3, 1908; Ann b. June 15, 1888, m.
Robert S. Gardner Dec. 21, 1910; Lehi Milton b. Oct. 4. 1890;
Martha b. Feb. 16. 1893, d. same day; Erastus L. b. Dec. 3,
1895; William b. Sept. 14, 1897. Family home Cedar City.

Mail contractor and carrier between Cedar City, Utah, and
Bullionville, Nev. Justice of peace, city treasurer, city
councilman, mayor and county commissioner. Member ward
bishopric. Has done much for the development of southern

JONES, THOMAS (son of John R. Jones and Ann Evans
of Dawlals, South Wales). Born July 24, 1858, at Dawlais.
Came to Utah in August 1866, William Henry Chipman

Married Florence Taylor Jan. 1, 1883, at Lehi, Utah
(daughter of James W. Taylor and Ann Rogers of Oldham,
Eng., pioneers 1853). She was born Aug. 7. 1862, at Lehi.
Their, children: Marion, m. J. Edwin Johnson Aug. 20, 1906,
Salt Lake City; Florence, m. David Firmage; J. Leonard;
Maurice; Earl F.; Clarence; Verna Margrette; Norma;
Alice; Leyland. Family home, Lehi.

Elder. Farmer.

JONES, THOMAS B. (son of Richard Jones of Denbigh-
shire, North Wales). Born Oct. 16, 1820, at Denbighshire.
Came to Utah in 1860, Captain Corbett company.

Married Diana Roberts 1840, Denbighshire, who was born
in 1820. Their children: Amelia, m. John Griffiths; James

R., m. Mary Ann .; Robert R., m. Agnes Squires; Jane,

d. aged 1; George D., m. Ann Thomas; Jane, m. Theodore
(Augusta) Reamer; Samuel, d. infant. Family home ISth
ward, Salt Lake City.

President of a branch In Wales. Coal miner; stone cut-
ter for Salt Lake Temple. Died March 20, 1904.

JONES, GEORGE D. (son of Thomas B. Jones and Diana
Roberts). Born Aug. 23, 1849, Denbighshire, North Wales.
Came to Utah in 1860 with parents.

Married Ann Thomas 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of
Samuel Thomas and Sarah Jeremy of Caermarthenshire,



South Wales, pioneers 1849, Daniel Jones company). She
was born June 22. 1848. Their children: Mary Ann b.
Jan. 27, 1869, m. Sheridan Smith; George D., m. Hilda
Lundgren; Eva, m. Robert B. Currie, d. aged 1; Benjamin, m.
Mr. Parsons; Ada, d. aged 6; Samuel, m. Angle Anderson;
Bertha D., m. Frederick Anderson; Claud, m. Celia Sanders.
Family home 15th ward. Salt Lake City.

Miner; blacksmith; machinist. Died Dec. 10, 1902.

JONES, SAMUEL (son of George D. Jones and Ann Thomas).
Born Jan. 1, 1879, Salt Lake City.

Married Angle Anderson Feb. 21, 1890. Salt Lake City,
Bishop Ashton officiating: (daughter of John Anderson and
Awrey Little of Augusta, Ga., who came to Utah in 1889).
She was born Nov. 25, 1882. Their children: Samuel Oddus
b. Dec. 21, 1900. d. Infant; George S. b. July 5, 1901; John
Melvin b. May 12, 1904; Mildred E. b. June 9, 1907; Lena G.
b. Jan. 23, 1909; Fred Norman b. Sept. 9, 1911. Family
home 15th ward, Salt Lake City.

Brass and iron molder.

JONES, THOMAS C. (son of William Jones and Sarah Corn-
forth of Birmingham, Eng.). Born Feb. 11, 1825, Birming-
ham. Came to Utah Sept. 2, 1868, Daniel D. McArthur com-

Married Elizabeth Clarissa Blincke July 22, 1849, Birming-
ham (daughter of Edward Blincke of Birmingham), who
was born April 27, 1826. Their children: Merentha Althera,
m. Peter Miller, m. George Austin; Jeter Edward, m. Emma
Thayne; Clarissa Elizabeth; Franklin Thomas; Brigham Wil-
liam. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Married Eliza Jesson Feb. 12, 1865, Birmingham (daughter
of John Jesson and Elizabeth Beesley, former came to Utah
Sept. 2, 1868, Daniel D. McArthur company). She was born
Oct. 19, 1832. Their children: Sarah Elizabeth; John Heu-
ber; Eliza Celestial; Cathrine Mary Louisa, m. William H.
Harrison; Joseph Hyrum; Emma Susannah; Martha Amelia.

Married Mary Orgill June 27, 1870, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Thomas and Mary Ann Orgill, pioneers Sept. 2, 1868,
Daniel D. McArthur company). She was born May 31, 1848.
Their children: Heber Lorenzo, m. Jemima Derrick; Char-
lotte Anne; Rhoda Ellen; Willard Charles; Joshua Wilford,
m. Harriet Bagshaw; Julia Kate.

Member 13th quorum seventies; president New Hill dis-
trict, England, 1851; recorder of 10th ward. Salt Lake City,
1880-87; member Tabernacle choir. Brushmaker. Died Sept.
11, 1887, Salt Lake City.

JONES, JETER EDWARD (son of Thomas C. Jones and

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