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Elizabeth Blincke). Born Feb. 9, 1852, Birmingham, Eng.

Married Emma Thayne Feb. 10, 1873, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Johnson Thayne and Sidney Boyer of
Mill Creek, Utah, pioneers Sept. 3, 1861). She was born Sept.
10, 1855. Their children: Emma Clarissa b. Jan. 8, 1874, m.
William J. Tidwell; William Edward b. Dec. 30. 1875, m.
Mary Ann Rowley; John Johnson b. April 23, 1883, m. Re-
becca Lucis. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Died July 16. 1883. in Idaho, killed by a train.

Emma Thayne afterward married George Millner, and
they had the following children: Esther, m. George Brig-
ham Grundvig-, m. William Tidwell; George Bruit; Arnold
Seaton; Ernest Yardly.

JONES, WILLIAM EDWARD (son of Jeter Edward Jones
and Emma Thayne). Born Dec. 30, 1875, Salt Lake City.

Married Mary Ann Rowley July 2, 1908, Logan, Utah
(daughter of John Thompson Rowley and Mary Jane Smith
of Spring Glen, Utah). She was born Dec. 6, 1887. Their
children: Lewella b. Nov. B, 1909; Irene b. Dec. 7, 1911.
Family resided at Wellington and Spring Glen, Utah.

High priest; missionary to southern states 1904-06; first
counselor to president of South Carolina mission; president
deacons quorum of Sunnyside 1902-03; president T. M. M.
I. A. of Wellington 1906-08; member Emery stake Sunday
school union board 1907-09; president third quorum elders
1908-09; second counselor to Bishop Edgar H. Thayne of
Wellington ward 1908-11; superintendent Sunday school at
Spring Glen. Justice of peace at Wellington 1906-07.

JONES, HEBER LORENZO (son of Thomas C. Jones and
Mary Orgill). Born March 18, 1871, Salt Lake City.

Married Jemima Derrick Feb. 26, 1896, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Zacariah Derrick and Mary Emma Horspooll
of London, Eng., pioneers 1859, James S. Brown company).
She was born May 17, 1872. Their children: Jemima b. Oct.
26, 1896, died; Heber Derrick b. Jan. 23, 1898; Hyrum Clif-
ford b. Sept. 30, 1900; Mary Leon b. Oct. 15, 1902; Thelma
b. March 10, 1905; Emma Marie b. June 1. 1907; Zacariah
Thomas b. Oct. 14, 1910; Mamie Irene b. Sept. 28. 1912. Fam-
ily home, Salt Lake City.

Elder; teacher. Engineer on D. & R. G. R. R. eight years.
Member B. of L. E.



JONES, THOMAS E. (son of William Jones, born about 1779,
and Catherine Jones, born about 1780, of Brosbury, Eng.).
He was born April 5, 1811, Bishop's Frome, Herefordshire,
Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1848, Heber C. Kimball com-
pany.

Married Mary Parson in 1836, who was born about 1805,
died in England. Their child: William Parson b. Aug. 20,
1837, m. Elizabeth Shaw Feb. 25, 1858.

Married Mary Ann Males Jan. 16, 1842, at Nauvoo, 111. She
was born Oct. 25, 1816, Easnor, Herefordshire, Eng. Their
children: Hannah; Isabell; John; Mary Ann, <J. Infant;
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Robert Easnor, m. Sarah E. Nelson March 15, 1874; Thomas
Males, m. Phebe Watts; Catherine Elizabeth, m. Archibald
McFarland; Alverita C., m. George T. Halladay; James H.,
m. Sopha Deucheux March 22, 1884; Henry and Easnor, d.
infants.

Married Jane Nelson in 1857 at Salt Lake City (daug-hter
of William Nelson), who was born Sept. 26, 1823, Cumber-
land, Eng. Their children: Eliza b. July 4, 1858, m. Martin
Mahnkin; Richard Nelson b. Feb. 2, 1860, m. Sarah Homme;
Mary Ellen b. Dec. 21, 1861, m. T. Alma Sayer; Joseph Wil-
ford. m. Harriet A. Robinson Dec. 9, 1896

High priest.

JONES. JOSEPH WILFORD (son of Thomas E. Jones and
Jane Nelson). Born Aug. 27, 1864, West Weber Utah

Married Harriet A. Robinson Dec. 9, 1886, at Lewisville,
Idaho (daughter of Joseph Lee Robinson and Mary Taylor),
who was born Oct. 1, 1871. Their children: Joseph Thomas
b. Nov. 18, 1887, m. Coara M. Tall Oct. 11, 1905; Emma J b
June 4, 1889, d. July 11, 1889; Mary Eliza b. June 24, 1890,
m. William P. Sharp Oct. 4, 1911; Mabel b. Nov. 16, 1892, d.
March 15, 1894; Ada A. b. Sept. 24, 1894, d. Jan. 22, 1895;
Lee Albert b. Feb. 11, 1896; Sadie b. Oct. 27. 1899, d. Oct. 30,
1899; Clarence Wilford b. March 22, 1901; Francis Gilbert b.
Sept. 11, 1903; Lulu Margarett b. Sept. 8, 1905; Louis Harold
b. Jan. 22, 1909; Julius Melvin b. May 21, 1911; Ruth b. Jan.
31, 1913. Family home Lewisville (now Bybee), Utah.

Superintendent Sunday schools Center ward; bishop of
Bybee ward; missionary to Nebraska 1897-98 and to Great
Britain 1907-08; high councilor; home missionary. Early
settler in Snake River valley. Farmer; stockraiser.



JONES, THOMAS J. Born 1804, South Wales. Came to Utah
Sept. 23, 1854, Job Smith company.

Married Elizabeth Rees, Cefn Coyd Cymar, Brecknock-
shire, Wales. Only child: John R., m. Mary A. S. Ridd.

High priest. Killed by railroad accident 1886, Salt Lake
City.

JONES, JOHN REES (son of Thomas J. Jones and Elizabeth
Rees). Born 1847 in Brecknockshire. Came to Utah with
father.

Married A. S. Ridd April 3, 1874, Salt Lake City (daughter
of William Ridd and Sarah Squires of Devonshire, Eng.,
pioneers 1854, Job Smith company). She was born 1855,
Salt Lake City. Their children: John R. b. April 7, 1875,
m. Louise Meyer June 29, 1898; Thomas H. b. Oct. 28, 1876,
m. Jane Gibson Sept. 25, 1901; William A. b. Dec. 14, 1878, m.
Salina Evans Sept. 23, 1903; Albert J. b. July 26, 1882, m. Lilly
Conday June 14, 1906; Ernest E. b. Aug. 17, 1884, m. Clara
Folger June 5, 1909; Clarence E. b. July 18, 1888; Agnes M.
b. March 31, 1890, m. Leroy Colton Sept. 5, 1911.

High priest; ward teacher. Worked on Salt Lake temple
10 years, and on assembly hall. Black Hawk Indian war
veteran 1866.

JONES, JOHN REES, JR. (son of John Rees Jones and Mary
A. S. Ridd). Born April 7, 1875, Salt Lake City.

Married Louise Meyer June 29, 1898, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Christian Meyer and Louise Amstead of Berlin,
Germany), who was born May 18, 1879. Their children:
Vera Louise b. April 3. 1899; John Meyer b. Sept. 7, 1900;
Alfred Clyde b. March 14, 1906; Edna b. Sept. 30, 1909, died;
Alice Meyer b. March 12, 1912.

Elder; teacher. Foreman of Gallagher Trunk Company
20 years.



JONES, WILLIAM. Born 1798, Cayo, Caermarthenshire,
South Wales. Came to Utah 1866.

Married Eleanor Evans in 1838, Llansawel, South Wales
(daughter of John Evans of Bryndafydd), who was born in
1820. Came to Utah 1866. Their children: James, d. infant;
James E.; David E.; William E.; Mary; John E.; Daniel;
Elenor; Annie. Family home Malad City, Idaho.

Elder and president over branch in Wales. English sol-
dier 21 years. Died in 1873, Malad City.

JONES, JAMES E. (son of William Jones and Eleanor Evans
of South Wales). Born 1842, Lwynkelyn, Wales. Came to
Utah Oct. 4, 1864, W. S. Warren company.

Married Anne Williams July 20, 1866, Malad Valley, Idaho
(daughter of Thomas Williams and Anne Jones of Glamor-
ganshire, South Wales, pioneers 1864, W. S. Warren com-
pany). She was born July 15, 1849. Their children: Olive
Anne b. Jan. 28, ; Eleanor J., died; Margaret; James T.;
John W. ; Daisy M. ; Gwenfred. Family home Malad, Idaho.

Commissioner. Railroader; farmer.



JONKS, WILLIAM (son of William and Elizabeth Jones of
Brimpsfleld, Gloucestershire, Eng.). Born June 7, 180S,
Brimpsfield. Came to Utah Aug. 18, 1868, Captain Murdock
company.

Married Mary Shlll June, 1828, at Brimpsfleld (daughter
of Robert Shill and Prudence Goldingr of Caudle Green,
Gloucestershire, Eng.). Their children: Robert b. July 9,
1S29, m. Harriet Tipper; Ann, d. child; Susan b. March 24,
1833, m. Henry Randall; Lucy, d. child; Rhoda b. Nov. B,
1840, m. Samuel Bennion; Mary J. b. June 16, 1842, m. Thomas
H. Stephens; Elizabeth b. Jan. 6, 1844, m. James Ure; Pru-
dence b. July 4, 1847, m. Joseph Edgeworth. Family resided
Brimpsfleld, Eng.. and Henefer, Utah.

Farm laborer. Assisted in building roads and ditches.
Died July 7, 1889.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



JONES, ROBERT (son of William Jones and Mary Shtll).
Born July 9, 1829, Washbrook, Gloucestershire, Eng. Came
to Utah September 1866, Henry Chipman company.

Married Harriet Tipper Nov. 18, 1862, Cowley, Gloucester-
shire (daughter of William and Jane Tipper of Birdlip,
Gloucestershire, Eng.). She was born May 2, 1824. Their
children: Robert A. b. Feb. 19, 1854, m. Elizabeth J. Parker;
William b. March 8, 1856, m. Caroline Toone; Mary Jane b.
June 5, 1858, m. Albert F. Richens; George W. b. May 7,
1863, d. Jan. 29, 1865. Family home Nettleton, Gloucester-
shire, Eng:., and Henefer, Utah.

Married Miriam Ann Richens Dec. 2, 1866, Croyden, Utah
(daughter of William and Charlotte Richens, -who were mar-
ried at Sheepscombe, Eng., and came to Utah with Captain
White company). Their children: Alfred R. b. Sept. 18,
1867, m. Elizabeth Edg-eworth; Emma b. Nov. 9. 1869, m.
James Salmon; John S. b. Feb. 18, 1871, m. Clara Toone;
Amelia b. Nov. 26, 1872, m. Frank Rippon; Clara R. b. May
28, 1876, m. Charles S. Toone; Charles R. b. Feb. 12, 1877, m.
Annie Faddles.

Married Agnes Caroline Peterson (daughter of Charles S.
and Caroline Peterson), who was born in Denmark. The
only child was Clarens Ray b. Sept. 18, 1893.

Sunday school superintendent 1870-92; first counselor to
Bishop Richens 1869-92. Assisted in building- Union Pacific
railroad; worked on canyon and county roads, and on irri-
gating canals. Died April 27, 1906.

JONES, ROBERT ALLEN (son of Robert Jones and Harriet
Tipper). Born Feb. 19, 1854, Birdlip, Gloucestershire, Eng.

Married Elizabeth Jane Parker June 16, 1873, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Abraham Parker and Barbara Scott, who
came to Utah March 31, 1871). She was born Sept. 16, 1855,
Greencroft, Eng. Their children: T. A. b. June 4, 1874, m.
Charlotte Judd; George P. b. Feb. 26, 1876, m. Isabel May
Wright; John W. b. March 23, 1878, m. Lydia M. Marchant;
Ellen M. b. June 28, 1880, m. Joseph W. Tanner; David W.
b. Sept. 16, 1882; Barbara H. b. Nov. 6, 1885, m. Albert Peter-
son; Virginia b. May 23, 1888, m. Thomas Stevens; Irvin T.
b. Aug. 28, 1890; Cheltina E. b. Aug. 11, 1893; Alice Isabel b.
Jan. 9, 1896.

Missionary to England 1890-92; ward clerk 1885-1907. Jus-
tice of the peace 1884-90; school trustee 1893-97; surveyor of
Summit county.



JONES, WILLiIAM E. (son of Jenkin Jones of Vaynor,
Brecknockshire, South Wales). Born Feb. 18, 1824, Panty-
skill, Vaynor, Brecknockshire. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1861,
James Brown company.

Married Mary Jones July 1, 1841, South Wales, who was
born July 1, 1819. Their children: Ann b. Jan. 27, 1842;
Jenkin b. April 21, 1843; Mary Ann b. Feb. 8, 1845; Elizabeth;
Kesiah Jane b. July 16, 1855; Margret b. Oct. 10, 1867; Caro-
line b. Sept. 8, 1861; Martha b. Nov. 12, 1863. Family home
Paragonah, Utah.

Bishop's counselor; bishop. Farmer. Died Feb. 24, 1897,
Paragonah, Utah.



JONES, WIL.LIAM PARSONS (son of Thomas E. Jones, born
April 6, 1811, Bosbery, Herefordshire, Eng., and Mary Par-
sons, who died in England in 1839). He was born Aug. 20,
1837, at Bosbery. Came to Utah in 1848, Heber C. Kimball
company.

Married Elizabeth Shaw Feb. 26, 1858 (daughter of Paul
Shaw and Ellen Fletcher), who was born May 23, 1837.
Came to Utah 1857, Israel Evans company. Their children:
William Clinton b. April 5, 1869; Thomas Lorenzo b. June 26,
1860, m. Mary Ann Hill Jan. 6, 1881; Elizabeth Ellen b. May
9. 1862; Annie Emily b. Oct. 9, 1863, m. Charles A. Peterson
March 6, 1896; Mary Adaline b. Oct. 23, 1865, m. Joseph M.
Thompson April 26, 1883; Agnes Elenor b. Oct. 13, 1867;
James Franklin b. Jan. 18, 1869, m. Pamela Barlow Jan. 3,
1896; John Parsons b. April 15, 1871, m. Julett Wheeler June
16, 1899; Rebecca and Ruth b. March 13, 1874, Rebecca m.
Arthur Whitiar June 10, 1908, Ruth died; Cynthia Catherine
b. June 9, 1877, m. Irvin Carrigan Dec. 15, 1903; Robert
Joseph b. Nov. 25, 1879; Martha Alveretta b. Feb. 19, 1882, m.
Dyan Taggart Oct. 5, 1906.

Missionary among the Indians; bishop; Sunday school su-
perintendent. School trustee. Took part in Echo Canyon
campaign; member of Utah militia; figured prominently in
Morrisite trouble. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah.
Settled at Salt Lake City; moved to Kaysville in 1851, and
to South Weber in 1864.

JONES, JAMES F. (son of William Parsons Jones and Eliza-
beth Shaw). Born Jan. 18, 1869, South Weber, Utah.

Married Pamela E. Barlow Jan. 3, 1896, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Israel Barlow and Annie Tates), who was born
June 9, 1872, Bountiful, Utah. Their children: Leland Venice
b. Jan. 1, 1896, Logan, Utah; Winford Franklin b. April 30,
1901, at Bountiful; Leora and La Vora b. Dec. 29, 1904, at
Ogden; Erma b. Aug. 20, 1908. Family home South Weber,
Utah.

Sunday school superintendent; ward clerk; counselor and
secretary in T. M. M. I. A.



Utah with a handcart company. Their children: William
R., m. Jessie Penrose; James S., m. Annie M. Sims; John T,
d. infant; Patience Mary, m. Thomas W. Sims; Frank D., m.
Carrie Mace. Family home 16th ward, Salt Lake City.

Seventy; high priest; block teacher. Tailor. Died May
24. 1906, Salt Lake City.

JONES, JAMES S. (son of William R. Jones and Sarah Ann
Wright). Born Jan. 21, 1860, Salt Lake City.

Married Annie M. Sims March 17, 1886, Salt Lake City by
Bishop Pollord (daughter of Thomas Sims and Emma Amy
Sharman of Morehanger, Bedfordshire, Eng., came to Utah
May, 1896). She was born Sept. 7, 1865. Their children:
Amy Florence b. Aug. 18, 1887, m. William H. Gourley;
James H. b. May 28, 1889; Annie S. b. Jan. 31, 1891- Mary
Clarice b. Dec. 25, 1901. Family home Salt Lake City.

Elder; block teacher. Engaged in real estate. Capitalist



JORDAN, JOHN (son of John Jordan, born June 21, 1776,
Berkshire, Eng., and Chariot Townsend, born about 1777
Berkshire). He was born Jan. 4, 1812, Courtney, Berkshire
Came to Utah 1852, independent company.

Married Cynthia Elizabeth Phillips Feb. 18, 1842, who was
born Dec. 7. 1813, died at Genessee, Kane county, 111., March
26, 1847. Their children: Jacob Henry b. Dec. 6, 1842 in
Michigan, d. San Pete county, Utah; John Phillips b Aug
31, 1846, m. Julia Smith, m. Dell McPeak.

Married Charlott Malinda Colvin Aug. 16, 1847, who was
born Nov. 20, 1807, died Feb. 1, 1851, in Iowa.

Married Eliza Humphreys Robins March 4, 1851 (daughter
of Richard and Esther Humphreys), who was born March 2,
1814, Shropshire, Eng. Their children: Charlott Malinda
b. Dec. 4, 1851, d. Oct. 22, 1856; Elizabeth Cynthia b. April 1,
1854, m. William Crawford; Joseph Hyrum b. June 4, 1856,
m. Elizabeth M. Givens.

Married Mary Spiers 1864, at Salt Lake City. Their chil-
dren: Eliza Dunlap b. March 5, 1866, d. Sept. 26, 1887; John
James b..May 16, 1869; George B. b. Feb. 14, 1871; Mary Jane
b. April 26, 1867, d. July 26, 1888; Allen S. b. July 1, 1874.
Families resided at Heber City, Utah.

High priest; first counselor to John M. Murdock, president
of high priests' quorum. Settled at Heber City 1859. Vet-
eran Walker and Black Hawk Indian wars; took part in
Echo Canyon trouble.

JORDAN, JOHN PHILIPS (son of John Jordan and Cynthia
Elizabeth Phillips). Born Aug. 31, 1845, Michigan. Came
to Utah in 1862.

Married Julia Smith Nov. 30, 1874, Scipio, Utah (daughter
of Jackson Smith of Scipio), who was born May 1866. Their
children: Mary Elizabeth b. Aug. 26, 1875, m. Charles Thomp-
son; Eliza Ann b. April 24. 1877, m. William Barnes; Alice
Maud and John Henry, died; Charlotte b. Sept. 7, 1882; Min-
nie Lenora b. April 24, 1884, m. John Wheeler; Edith Amy b
April 23, 1886, died.

Married Dell McPeak May 22, 1898, Daniel ward, Wasatch
stake, who came to Utah 1887. Their children: Joseph b
June 1899, d. Oct. 19, 1910; Hyrum b. Dec. 28, 1900; Vera b.
May 6, 1902; Charles William b. Nov. 22, 1904; Earl b Jan
30, 1906; Roy b. March 8, 1908.

Elder. Settled at Heber City in 1859. Black Hawk Indian
war veteran. Farmer.

JORDAN, JOSEPH HTRUM (son of John Jordan and Eliza
Humphreys Robins). Born June 4, 1856, Springville, Utah.

Married Elizabeth M. Givens Nov. 22, 1887, Wallsburg,
Utah (daughter of James and Agnes Givens, Heber City,
Utah). She was born Feb. 4, 1867. Their children: William
Elmer b. Feb. 26, 1889; James Alva b. March 3, 1891; Lenora
b. March 30, 1894; Lillie b. April 11, 1898; Clarence b. July
30, 1900, d. Aug. 4, 1900. Family home Riverside, Idaho.

Settled at Heber City 1860; moved to Snake River valley,
Idaho, 1888; now lives at Blackfoot.

JORDON, GEORGE BORLAN (son of John Jordan and Mary
Spears). Born Feb. 14, 1872, Heber City, Utah.

Married Emma Davis Oct. 12, 1897, Heber City, Utah,
Robert Duke of Elkhorn ward officiating (daughter of
William Davis and Mary Goddard of Elkhorn ward). She
was born May 7, 1876. Their children: George Erving b.
June 12, 1899; John William b. Feb. 26, 1901; Mary b. May
30, 1903; Minnie b. Aug. 28, 1908. Family resided Elkhorn
ward and Heber City.

Elder. Farmer and ranchman.



JONES, WILLIAM R. (son of William Jones and Betsy
Roberts of Manchester, Eng.). Born Feb. 4, 1821, in Eng-
land. Came to Utah 1850.

Married Sarah Ann Wright 1853, Salt Lake City, John
Taylor officiating. She was born July 19, 1829, and came to



JORGENSEN, BANS (son of Jorgen and Petra Nelsen of
Fyen, Denmark). Born Oct. 13, 1827, Fyen. Came to Utah
1868.

Married Marie D. Brinck April 6. 1856, at Copenhagen,
Denmark (daughter of Christopher Brinck and Maren
Jacobsen of Stege, Moen, Denmark). She was born June 30,
1834. Their children: Lars Ferdinand Johnson, b. Nov. 21,
1858, m. Sine Smith and Johanne Thomsen; Sophie, m.
Andrew Andersen; Caroline, m. David P. Rich; Anina, m.
John E. Nielsen; Mary, m. Rasmus Andersen. Family home
Bear River City, Utah.

High priest. Farmer. Died Nov. 5, 1889.



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JORGENSEN, HANS. Born Nov. 29, 1796, Wlllinge Fyen,
Denmark. Came to Utah 1853, John Forsgren company.
Married Maren Christena Peterson, who was born Jan.
27, 1794. Their children: Jens, m. Mary Christensen; Lars;
Jorgren Peter; Peter, m. Karen Peterson; Nels, m. Karen
Jenson; Hans, in. Anna Helena Maryger.

HANSBN, HANS (son of Hans Jorgensen and Maren Christ-
ena Peterson). Born July 15, 1836, Trustrup Borup, Fune,
Denmark. Came to Utah 1859, Robert F. Neslen company.

Married Anna Helena Maryger Jan. 8, 1860, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Jorgen Maryger and Ellen Peterson of Venebar,
Sjaelland, Denmark). She was born Aug. 23, 1840. Their
children: Hans John b. Oct. 2, 1860, m. Alvlda Marie Peter-
son; James b. March IB, 1862, m. Amelia Berg; Joseph Albert
b. Jan. 3, 1864, d. Jan. 23, 1864; Niels b. Oct. 18, 1864, d.
Oct. 18, 1864; Erastus Snow b. Nov. 30, 1865, m. Hanna
Nette Mortensen, who died Dec. 22, 1866, and Mary S. Jensen;
Lorenzo b. Sept. 30, 1867, m. Margaret Jane Williams; Mary
Christena b. Oct. 8, 1869, m. James Orcen Welch; Alice
Helena b. Oct. 8, 1869, m. James Olsen; Ephraim b. Nov. 4,
1871, d. Oct. 6, 1873; Emma Albertine b. July 13, 1873. m.
Judson Welch; Abraham b. June 23, 1876, m. Mary Ellen
Olsen; Willard b. April 4, 1877, m. Johanna Marie Steffensen;
Sarah b. Nov. 26, 1878, m. Tim Parkensen; Caroline b.
Nov. 7, 1880, m. Samuel D. Wilcox.

High priest. > Justice of peace; policeman. Farmer;
lumberman.

JOUGKXSEX", MADS (son of Jeppa Jorgensen of Cophen-
hagen, Denmark). Born March 7, 1832, at Copenhagen.
Came to Utah 1869.

Married Eva Coderstrom of Ooteborg, Sweden, who was
born Feb. 23, 1842. Only child: Edward Johannas b. March
25. 1856, m. Eva Catherine Hansen Zobell.

Seventy; high priest; counselor to Bishops Madsen and
John J. Johnson of Lake View ward; missionary to northern
states 1878-81; to Scandinavia 1887-89; Sunday school super-
intendent; president of Y. M. M. I. A. of Lake View ward.
Farmer. Died April, 1905, Lake View, Utah.

JORGENSEN, EDWARD JOHANNAS (son of Mads Jorgen-
sen and Eva Coderstrom). Born March 26, 1856, Copenhagen,
Denmark. Came to Utah July 24, 1870.

Married Eva Catherine Hansen Zobell Nov. 26, 1880, Salt
Lake City (daughter of Ole Hansen and Annie Zobell of
Sjelland, Denmark came to Utah 1877). She was born Feb.
21, 1860. Their children: Edward Johannaa b. Sept. 18, 1881.
m. Chloe Blackburn June 10, 1903; Eva Catherine b. July
24, 1883, m. Oscar Blackburn Aug. 20, 1900; Joseph William
b. Dec. 19, 1886, m. Mary Kelsey Oct. 24, 1906; m. Julia
Akelund; Anna Maria b. Feb. 19, 1888, m. Albert Blackburn
Nov. 21, 1906; Edna Marinda b. Nov. 30, 1890, d. June 11,
1891; Clara Minerva b. Dec. 8, 1891, m. Perry Miller Oct.
27, 1909; James Henry b. Sept. 10, 1896, died; Jesse Clarence
b. March 23, 1901. Family home Clawson, Utah.

Member 9tth quorum seventies; president T. M. M. I. A.
1911; assistant Sunday school superintendent and ward
teacher at Clawson. Settled at Provo 1870; moved to
Clawson 1894, and was the first settler of that place;
assisted in making canals, wagon roads and in developing
the country.:

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Salt Lake City 1867; worked at Brigham Young's sawmill at
City creek canyon. Resided at Oxford, Idaho, 1863 to 1866
Family home, Weston.



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JOHGEXSEX, MASS. Came to Utah 1859, oxteam company.

Married Annie Jensen in Denmark. Their children: Mar-
garet, d. aged 40; Hannah, m. John Madsen; Eva; Annie,
m. Andrew Madsen; Rebecca, m. George Nixon; Ellen, m.
Carl Christensen. Family home, Lake View.

Married Elvena Hansen. Salt Lake City. Their children:
Mass; Alma; Heber; Abe, died young; Elvira; Sarah, d. aged
22. Family home. Lake View.

Missionary to Denmark; bishop of Lake View ward;
Sunday school superintendent; Veteran Blackhawk war.
Farmer. Died In 1907.



JORGENSEN (GEOIIGESEX), NIELS (son of Jorgen Kmid-
son, born 1765, and Anna Sophia Nielsen, born Sept. 20,
1801, Karlebo, Denmark). Born Jan. 17, 1834, Hosterkjob.
Blrkerod, Fredericksberg, Denmark. Came to Utah Octo-
ber, 1864.

Married Johanna M. Kofoed July 24, 1863 (daughter of
Hans Anker Kofoed and Cecelia Monk). Their children:
Niels Oliver b. Dec. 12, 1864; William b. Oct. 21, 1866, m.
Annie S. Hansen Sept. 6, 1893; Laura, b. May 21, 1868, m.
Albert N. Clements Sept. 8, 1886; Annie Cecelia b. May 10,

1870, m. Fred Berntsen Jan. 17, 1894; Hans Hyrum b. Dec. 26,

1871, m. Minnie Berltps Oct. 23, 1907; Alice Lenora b. May 6.
1874, m. James Kingsford March 12, 1S90; Josephine b. June
3, 1876.

Married Mette Catharine Jensen June 16, 1877, Logan,
Utah (daughter of Jens Jensen and Ane Kerstena Nielsen),
who was born May 6, 1859, Silkaborg, Denmark. Their
children: Niels Wilford b. April 30, 1878, m. Martha E.
Rose April 12, 1899; Joseph b. Sept. 21, 1881, m. Mira Amelia
Nielsen March 19. 1902; Mette Catharine b. Dec. 18, 1883;
George Peter b. Oct. 10, 1886, m. Ida Coburn Dec. 16, 1910;
Anna Sophia b. March 25, 1888, m. Roland Williams Dec.
18, 1908; Lucy K. b. April 18, 1890; Heber Moroni b. Oct.
27, 1891; Ruby Margareta b. Dec. 21, 1893; Lorenza Knud
b. Sept. 24, 1897. Families resided Weston, Idaho.

Patriarch of Oneida stake counselor of bishopric Weston
ward; member high council Oneida stake; missionary to
Scandinavia 1895-97. Resided at Pleasant Grove 1854,



JORGENSEN, RASMUS G. (son of Jorgen Just Jorgensen
and Anna Metta Rasmussen of Ailrhus, Denmark) Born
April 8, 1863, Aarhus, Denmark. Came to Utah June 4
1884.

Married Thora D. Jensen April ?8, 1886, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Hans H. Jensen and Lise Lechbant of Sjaelland
Denmark, came to Utah June 4, 1884). She was born Dec
21 1866. Their children: Albert Eraatus b. March 2, 1887'

h A*"'.! ',: 8 i 8 lo : / enni ?T Laura b ' July 16 ' 1888 = Anna Teresa
b n ,^n, 6 ' 1890> m ' Nahum Hancock; Pearl Elize b. Sept
IR'OI r\ r m - c - M - Chri stensen; Hans rtelbert b. May 22,

Arti' H r \r m u U< M?i. Nov - 4 ' 1894 ' m - otto Hegstrom; Klara
Adelab. March, 1896, d. Oct. 6, 1896; Arthur Lorenza b
June 26, 1897; Rosette Arilla b. Dec. 19. 1899; Herman Rasmus
h 222* 9i ;2JS? : T * Amanda b - April 7. 1904; Jessie Just

h A?, \ 'loin : w e L , y T n b " Jan ' 18 ' 1908; Howard Chester
b. Aug. 3, 1910. Family home Central. Idaho.

High priest; presiding elder East Lund branch; 1st coun-

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JOSEPHSON, ANDREW M. (son of Nels Josephson and
?o?? a T, reta Swenson of Pilfer. Sweden). Born April 14.

124, Liungesocken, Jonkoplng, Sweden. Came to Utah 1863
John F. Sanders company.

Married Anna Anderson July, 1863. Florence, Neb. (daugh-
ter of Oka Anderson and Kama Nelson, pioneers Sept. 5

63, John F. Sanders company), who was born March 29

141. Their children: Olive Josephine, d. May 24 1864 ;
Joseph A., m. Sarah E. Zundel; Ephraim, m. Nellie Arbon :
Christena Josephine, died; Emma Shorlett, m. Robert Lee
Joyce; Nephi d. April 18, 1903; Alma, m. Ella Hudson; Anna

Mary, d. June 1, ; Josephine C., m. Joseph R. Olsen-

Clara, m. William Wight. Family home Brigham City, Utah.



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