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Johnson of Shaftsbury), who was born April 30, 1805. Their
children: George E. b. Oct. 23, 1828, m. Sabrina Curtis; m.
Mary Susan Kinsley; William J. b. July 13, 1833, m. Eliza-
beth Baer; Jonathan A. b. Feb. 2, 1835, d. Dec., 1849, Amy
Jane b. Oct. 2, 1836. m. Elias Smith; Enoch E. and Rhode E.
b. Oct. 3, 1839, d. young; Thomas Franklin b May 1, 1842, m.
Lucy A. Ogden; m. Hannah T. Moon; Rebecca A. b. June 29.
1845, m. John O'Brien. Family home Kays Creek (now East
Lay ton), Davis Co., Utah.

Hauled supplies from Camp Floyd, Utah, to Atchison, Kas,
for General A. S. Johnston 1861; July, 1862, secured contract
for carrying mail from Salt Lake to Brigham City; the
Boise express was also included in 1864. At time of death
is said to have been the oldest member of the L. D. S.
church. Died Sept. 23, 1876.

KING, THOMAS FRANKLIN (son of Thomas Jefferson King
and Rebecca E. Olin). Born May 1, 1842, Mantua, Portage
Co., Ohio.

Married Lucy Ann Ogden Jan. 1, 1863, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Edward Ogden and Sarah Garrett of Staly-
brldge, Lancashire, Eng., pioneers Oct. 18, 1853. John Brown
company). She was born Aug. 6, 1839. Their children:
Franklin Ernest b. March 6, 1864, m. Jane Earl; m. Lula
May Hall; Lucy Englesby b. Sept. 23, 1866, m. Anson V. Call;
Thomas Edward b. Jan. 17, 1867, m. Elizabeth Manning;
Sarah Amy b. May 16, 1869, m. John W. Hess; Elias Silas b.
Jan. 24. 1871, m. Elizabeth Shipley; George William b. June
20, 1873, d. young; Esther Ada b. June 20, 1784, m. Josiah
Howe Loveland; Alma b. 1875, d. young; Rebecca Jane b.
July 7, 1877, m. Howard Perkins; Jonathan Olin b. Sept. 30,
1879, m. Helen May Gibson; Hyrum Otis b. Sept. 9, 1882, d.
1883. Ramily resided South Weber and Farmington, Utah.

Married Hannah Temperance Moon April 12, 1883, Salt
Lake City (daughter of Henry Moon and Temperance West-
wood of England, former pioneer Oct. 5, 1850, latter pioneer,
Sept. 11, 1853, Jesse W. Crosby company). She was born Oct.
7, 1861. Their children: Hannah EInora b. Nov. 22, 1884, m.
Ira Decker; Olive Temperance b. Aug. 16, 1886, d. Jan. 13,



1901; Henry LeGrande b. March 19, 1888; Roland Roy b.
Sept. 5. 1890; Herbert Moon and Lillian May (twins) b. Aug.
6, 1895; Reuel Franklin b. Jan. 19. 1898; Merle Moon b. Feb.
26, 1900. Family home Farmington, Davis Co.. Utah.

Member first bishopric South Weber, 1877-81. Is said to
have carried first passenger from Salt Lake City to Brigham
City. 1862; assisted in building Union Pacific railway 1869.
Assisted in quelling Morrisite disturbance at South Weber.
Fruitgrower.

KING, THOMAS EDWARD (son of Thomas Franklin King
and Lucy Ann Ogden; he died Jan. 8, 1913). Born Jan. 17,
1867, Mountain Dell, Salt Lake Co., Utah.

Married Elizabeth Manning: June 6, 1888, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Eli Manning and Deborah Hollist of Farming-
ton, Utah, former pioneer Oct. 18. 1853. John Brown company,
latter Sept. 13, 1861, Joseph Home company). She was born
Sept. 6, 1868. Their children: Lucy Elizabeth b. Aug. 3.
1890; George Edward b. Jan. 8, 1892; Deborah May b. Feb.
16, 1894; Rhoda Evallne b. March 25. 1896; Ralph Manning
b. Sept. 29, 1898; Edna b. June 13, 1902; Rebecca b. Nov. 16.
1904; Lorus Olin b. Aug. 16, 1911. Family resided South
Bountiful, Farmington, Salt Lake and Garland, Utah.

Ordained elder 1882; ward teacher; president of 153d quo-
rum seventies; pioneer of Garland.



KING, THOMAS RICE (son of Thomas King and Ruth
Hyde). Born March 9, 1813, Marcellus, Onondaga county,
N. T. Came to Utah 1851, Vincent Shurtllff company.

Married Matilda Robison Dec. 26. 1831 (daughter of John
Robison and Cornelia Gumal), who was born March 11,
1811. at Charleston, N. Y., and came to Utah with husband.
Their children: William b. April 8, 1834, m. Josephine
Henry; Culbert b. Jan. 31, 1836; John R.; Thomas Edwin
b. April 19, 1839, m. Rebecca Jane Murray; Deliliah; Matilda;
Volney LeRoy. Family home Fillmore, Utah.

Missionary to Michigan 1842; assisted in establishing
United Order; member Millard stake presidency. Probate
judge for years. Resident of Fillmore 25 years; moved to
Kingston 1877.

KING, CULBERT (son of Thomas Rice King and Matilda
Robison). Born Jan. 31, 1836, in Onondaga county, N. Y.
Came to Utah 1851, Vincent Shurtliff company.

Married Eliza Esther McCullough Feb. 6, 1855 (daughter
of Levi Hamilton McCullough and Clarinda Altainia Bar-
tholomew), who died June 11, 1898. Their children: Culbert
Levi b. June 11, 1856, m. Polly Ann Ross July 31, 1876;
Esther Clarinda b. Sept. 24, 1858, m. George Black; Ida
Roseltha b. Sept. 7, 1860, d. April 23, 1869; Matilda E. b.
April 10, 1863, m. William Black; Deliah b. Feb. 4, 1865. m.
Charles E. Rowan; Volney Henry b. Jan. 22. 1867, m. Maria
Ross; Julia Frances b. Feb. 4, 1869, m. David Nichols; Wil-
liam b. April 3. 1871. m. Olive Dora Wallace; Elda H. b.
Aug. 3. 1873, died; Parley b. Aug. 17. 1875; Alonzo b. May
24, 1877, m. Mary Ann Wallace. Family resided Fillmore,
Kanosh and Coyote, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Ann Callister (daughter of Thomas
Calllster and Helen M. Clark), who was born March 20.
1848, and died December, 1901. Their children: Thomas C.
b. May 6, 1866, m. Elizabeth Dunsire; Caroline b. May 16,
1869, m. Edward Savage; Elizabeth Ann b. March 22, 1871,
m. Daniel T. Ross; Collins R. b. June 1, 1873; John b. March
16, 1876. d. April 17, 1892; Helen Lulu b. Sept. 2, 1878, d.
March 31, 1884; Marion, m. Maria Antoinette Snow; Julina b.
July 17, 1887, d. 1890.

Married Sarah E. Pratt (daughter of Parley P. Pratt
and Sarah Houston). Their children: Orson Pratt b. Dec.
4, 1879, m. Irene McNally; Heber b. June 24, 1881; Larena
b. Feb. 14, 1883, m. Henry Hughes; Junius; Catherine b.
Feb. 1, 1886.

Bishop of Petersburg 4 years, of Kanosh 16 years and
of Marion ward 22 years; counselor to bishop in Kingston
6 years. Militiaman; Indian interpreter and scout. Ex-
press carrier.

KING, CULBERT LEVI (son of Culbert King and Eliza
Esther McCullough). Born June 11, 1856, Fillmore, Utah.

Married Polly Ann Ross, Salt Lake City July 31, 1876
(daughter of Thomas Ross and Margret Mecham), who was
born Oct. 18, 1858, Provo, Utah. Their children: Eva Clalr
b. Aug. 14, 1877, m. Robert O. Warner; Culbert Levi b.
Nov. 28, 1879, m. Louisa May Gardner Jan. 9, 1902; Mar-
gret Ruby b. March 11, 1882, m. John E. Riddle; Thomas
Ervin b. March 31, 1884; Lewis b. Feb. 6, 1886. d. Feb. 9,
1902; Elbert b. April 9, 1888, d. May 1, 1887; Florence b.
July 18, 1889; Lyman b. April 27, 1892; Maud b. Jan. 13,
1896; Wells Rulon b. Feb. 6, 1900; Mazel Q. b. Aug. 11, 1902.
Family resided Kanosh and Coyote, Utah.

Missionary to Southern States 1887; bishop of Marlon
ward eight years. Settled in Garfield county.

KING, THOMAS CALLISTER (son of Culbert King and
Elizabeth Ann Callister). Born May 6, 1866, Petersburg.
Utah.

Married Elizabeth Dunsire (daughter of Archibald Dun-
sire and Marian Brown), who was born July 9, 1867. Their
children: Marian Ethel b. Sept. 30, 1887, m. Robert Burns
Sherratt Sept. 28, 1910; Thomas Arthur b. Jan. 8, 1889.
Family home Coyote, Utah.

KING, THOMAS EDWIN (son of Thomas Rice King and
Matilda Robison). Born April 19, 1839, Schroupie, Oswego
Co., N. Y. Came to Utah 1851, -with father.

Married Rebecca Jane Murray April 29, 1862, Fillmore.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



Utah (daughter of Robert Murray and Rebecca Henry),
who was born Aug. 17, 1842, Woodstock, N. Y. Their chil-
dren: Eva Matilda b. March 10, 1863; Ella Vilate b. Feb.
18, 1864. m. Wister B. Harmon June 1, 1881; Naomi b. June
27, 1866, m. Lewis Willis Dec. 16, 1889; Viola b. March 9,
1869; Josephine May b. June 28, 1872; Clifford Carroll b.
Aug. 12, 1873; Murray Edwin b. Aug. 7. 1874.

Married Isabella Elicia Savage Jan. 16, 1878, St George,
Utah (daughter of David Savage and Mary Ward), who waa
born Oct. 28, 1859, Holden, Utah. Only child: Mary Laberna,
m. John H. Stoney Dec. 10, 1902; Emily Louisa Heap
(adopted) b. March 19, 1895.

Elder; first counselor to Bishop Allen, 2d counselor to
Bishop John Morrill; assisted in building St. Georgre tem-
ple; missionary to Michigan, Indiana and Illinois. County
surveyor. School teacher; merchant; farmer.

KING, WILLIAM (son of Thomas Rice King and Matilda
Robison of New York state).

Married Josephine Henry (daughter of Andrew Henry
and Margaret Creighton of Ireland at Nauvoo, 111., and
Fillmore, Utah, pioneers 1860), who died 1868. Their chil-
dren; William H., m. Louisa Ann Lyman; Lillian, m. Ira
N. Hinckley; Josephine, m. John W. Thornley; Samuel A.,
m. Nettie Bagley. Family home Fillmore City, Utah.

Married Mary Ann Henry 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter
of Robert Henry of Fillmore, Utah). Their children: Harry
W. b. Feb. 28, 1871, m. Katie McBride; Margaret b. 1873, m.
Frank Holbrook; Robert b. 1876, m. Hermle Robison;
Claudius b. May 15, 1878, m. Daisy Holt; Arthur R. b. Aug.
18, 1880; Lester; Elmer.

Member of high council; bishop; in charge of mission at
Hauvern, Ireland, five years. Merchant; manufacturer;
stockraiser. Died 1892, Salt Lake City.

KING, WILLIAM HENRY (son of William King and Jose-
phine Henry). Born June 3, 1863, Fillmore, Utah.

Married Louisa Ann Lyman March 17, 1889, Manti City,
Utah (daughter of Francis M. Lyman and Rhoda Taylor,
pioneers Oct. 19, 1848, Amasa M. Lyman company), who was
born Dec. 28, 1868. Their children: Romola; Paul Brown-
ing; Josephine; Adrieinne. Family resided Provo and Salt
Lake City, Utah.

Member 72d quorum seventies; missionary to Great Bri-
tain; member of high council. County attorney; clerk; as-
sessor and collector. Member of city council; attorney
recorder; member of legislature three times; president of
council; judge Supreme Court; member of congress. At-
torney at law.

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KINGDOM, WILLIAM HUNTER (son of John Kingdom and
Jennet Hunter of Salt Lake City). Born Feb. 21, 1873.

Married Annie May Peck June 21, 1898, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph Augustine Peck and Ann Miller of
Salt Lake City, pioneers 1848, Brigham Young company),
who was born Dec. 28, 1876. Their children: Gladys Mae
b. June 15, 1899; William Douglas b. March 10, 1901; Phyl-
lis Jeanette b. March 21, 1903; Joseph Herman b. Oct. 15,
1905; Bernice b. June 16, 1910; Annie b. Dec. 30, 1911. Fam-
ily home Salt Lake City, Utah.

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KINGFORD, WILLIAM RICHARD (son of John Kingford
and Elizabeth Files, East Langden, Kent, Eng.). Born Jan.
9, 1820, at East Langden. Came to Utah Oct. 28, 1854, Robert
Campbell company.

Married Louisa Burrows July 26, 1861, St. James Church,
Dover, Kent, Eng., who was born Oct. 4, 1816. No children.
Family home Ogden, Utah.

Member 76th quorum seventies; missionary to England
1886-87; high priest. Worked on Ogden tabernacle; assisted
in making Ogden Bench canal, and did much for the upbuild-
ing of Ogden and vicinity.



KINGSBURY, JOSEPH C. (son of Solomon Kingsbury and
Bashua Amanda Pease of Enfteld, Hartford county, Conn.,
and Painesville, Ohio). Born May 2, 1812, at Enfleld. Came
to Utah 1847.

Married Dorcas Adelia Moor March 4, 1846 (daughter of
Thomas and Mahalia Moor), who was born Jan. 22, 1829,
Bennington. N. Y. She died Dec. 27, 1869, Salt Lake City.
Their children: Bashua Dorcas, m. Robert C. Fryer; Jose-
phine Adelia, m. Joseph Fryer; Mary Ophelia, m. Joseph
Miservy; Joseph T., m. Jany Mair; Elizabeth M., m. John
Druce; Annis L.; Solomon S.; David P., m. Mary Morris;
Melvina, died.

Married Loenza A. Pond, born Feb. 16, 1830, died June 16,
1853. Their children: Martha Ann; Vilate Elizabeth; Maria.
Family home 12th ward, Salt Lake City.

A descendant of the "Pilgrim Fathers." A close asso-
ciate of the prophet Joseph Smith. Bishop of 2d ward, Salt
Lake, 1861; ordained patriarch 1883 by Wilford Woodruff
and Franklin D. Richards. Keeper of the tabernacle gate
for many years. His genial, kind disposition caused him to
be loved throughout the community. Painesville, Ohio, is
located on his father's old homestead. Superintendent of
the tithing store many years, and filled many other useful
positions during his active career. One of his forefathers
came with the pilgrims who landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620
another to Boston Bay in June, 1630. He followed their
example of pioneering and came to Utah 1847.



KINNEY, JEROME WILLIAM (son of James Kinney, born
1800 Hartford, Conn., and Clarissa Balcom of St. Catharines,
Canada). Born April 29, 1835, at Cambridge, Niagara county,
N. Y. Came to Utah 1856, John Banks company.

Married Sophia Dustin Jan. 28, 1864, at Bountiful, Utah
(daughter of Seth Dustin and Hannah Loveland), who was
born at Salt Lake City. Their children: Hannah Clarissa b.
Sept. 1, 1864, m. Joe Rolf; Nancy Jane; Emma Josephine;
Estella. Family home. Bountiful.

Married Mary E. Buchor (daughter of Henry Squires, pio-
neer 1866, Edward Martin handcart company). She was
born Aug. 14, 1848, in England. Their children: Celestia
Josephine b. 1880; William James b. Dec. 19, 1882; Florence
Mary b. in July, 1884; Augustus Frederick b. in January,
1886.

Took part in Echo Canyon trouble. Missionary to White
Mountain 1850. Early mail carrier.
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KINNEY, I.OHIY. Born in Illinois. Came to Utah in 1850.
Married Hannah Nichols in 1843 in Illinois. Their chil-
dren: Ellen b. 1846, m. William Bestin; Albert Lorin b. 1848,
d. 1863; Denis b. 1860, d. 1860. Family home Fillmore, Utah.
Married Mary Ann Tucker, Kanesville, Iowa, who was born
1833. Their children: Mary Deseret b. 1853, m. P. C. Bour-
son; Elsie Selene b. 1865, m. Gideon Jero; Amisy b. 1867, m.
Annie Gledhill. Family home Fillmore, Utah.
High priest; ward teacher.

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KIRBY, THOMAS WRIGHT (son of John Kirby, born 1792,
Stockton, Norfolk, Eng., and Charlotte Wright, born Feb.
15, 1796, Shipmeadow, Suffolk, Eng.). He was born Dec. 12,
1831, Ringsfleld, near Beccles, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 4,
1863, Horton D. Haight company.

Married Ann Stokes Oct. 16, 1863 (daughter of Jane
Stokes), who was born Dec. 4, 1833, and came to Utah, J. L.
Murdock company. Their children: Robert Watson b. Sept.
1, 1864, d. Dec. 1, 1876; Ann Stokes b. June 19, 1866, d. in
November, 1866; Ellen Elizabeth b. Nov. 4, 1867, m. Robert
Carver Sept. 11, 1887; Sarah Jane b. Aug. 12, 1869, m. John
Purser Aug. 6, 1888; Thomas Wright b. Dec. 3, 1871, d. Dec.
3, 1876; Amelia Ann b. June 2, 1873, d. 'Dec. 3. 1876; George
Stokes b. June 11, 1876, m. Rachel M. Hancey Feb. 6, 1902.

Married Amelia Irons May 26, 1867, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Thomas James Irons and Jane Stokes, who came to
Utah in 1869 by rail). She was born April 24, 1848, Dover,
Eng. Their children: Albert b. Nov. 10, 1875, m. Caroline
Daines Oct. 14, 1903; Ida Eliza b. Feb. 15, 1881, d. March 24,
1881.

Married Elizabeth Irons Oct. 3, 1868, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas James Irons and Jane Stokes), who
was born Nov. 29, 1850, Dover, Eng. Their children: Emily
b. March 26, 1870, m. John L. Morse Sept. 11, 1887; Charlotte
b. May 13, 1872, m. Lars L. Nielsen July 20, 1892; John
Benchley b. March 6, 1874, m. Emma Elizabeth Seamons Dec.
22, 1897; Walter b. Feb. 8, 1876, m. Harriet Matilda Pearsen
Oct. 8, 1902; Alfred Edward b. Jan. 30, 1878, d. Dec. 24, 1903:
Alice b. Feb. 9, 1880, m. Nephi Jorjensen Oct. 25. 1905; James
Irons b. Dec. 6, 1882, m. Margaret Jane Brown Sept. 11, 1907;
Lizzie b. Nov. 19, 1884, m. George C. Christoffersen Dec. 22,
1903; Jane b. July 22, 1887, m. Warren Hendersen Nov. 22,
1911. Families resided Hyde Park and Pleasant View, Utah.

Sunday school superintendent at Hyde Park 1877-78; first
president Y. M. M. I. A. 1876-77; high priest; missionary in
England five years. Settled at Hyde Park, where he worked
in the rock quarry, and together with his brother Edward,
quarried all the rock for Hyde Park meeting house, and
worked as mason on same. Color bearer of 1st regiment of
Cache county militia. Moved to Pleasant View In 1870 and
back to Hyde Park in 1874. Died Aug. 16, 1908.

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KIRBY, JOHN BENCLEY (son of Thomas Wright Kirby and
Elizabeth Irons). Born March 6, 1874, Pleasant View. Utah.

Married Emma Elizabeth Seamons Dec. 22, 1897, Logan
Utah (daughter of Elijah Seamons and Sarah Balls; former
came to Utah Oct. 16, 1853, Cyrus H. Wheelock company,
latter Sept. 2, 1868, Simpson M. Molen company). She was
born July 20, 1877, Hyde Park. Utah. Their children: Virda
Emma b. March 24, 1900; Harold John b. Aug. 6, 1902- Lillian
b. Oct. 20, 1906; Earl Thomas b. Nov. 24, 1909- Stella b Aur
24. 1911. Family home, Hyde Park.

Seventy; treasurer of Y. M. M. I. A. several years. Farmer.



KIRK, PHILIP (son of William Kirk and Susann Cllft,
Arnold, Nottinghamshire, Eng.). Born Jan. 10 1817 at
Arnold. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1866, Joseph S. Rawllns
company.

Married Mary Ann Taylor Feb. 26, 1838, at Arnold (daugh-
ter of John Taylor and Mary Ann Bradbury of same place),
who was born Nov. 28, 1820. Their children: John b May
23, 1840; Mary Ann b. March 18, 1842, died; James b. April
11, 1846, m. Mary Peasnall; Ann b. July 14, 1846, m. Richard
Kenwood; Philip, Jr. b. Feb. 20, 1848, died; Charlotte b.
June 11, 1860, m. James Martin; Joseph Hyrum b. Feb. 8,
1862, m. Elizabeth Dew; Elizabeth b. Nov. 8, 1854, m. Heber
Dew; William b. Feb. 20, 1856, died. Family resided Ar-
nold. Eng.. and Tooele, Utah.

High priest. Died at Tooele.



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KIRK, JAMES (son of Philip Kirk and Mary Ann Taylor).
Born April 11, 1846, Arnold, Nottinghamshire, Eng. Came
to Utah Sept. 30, 1862, Joseph Home company.

Married Mary Peasnall Dec. 20, 1869, Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Peasnall and Eliza Sanders, Aldbury,
Worcestershire, Eng., pioneers Sept. 16, 1868, Joseph S.
Rawlins company). She was born April 18, 1861. Their
children: Mary Eliza b. Sept. 17, 1870, m. Alvin James Mc-
Cuistan Oct. 1, 1891; James b. Aug. 20, 1872, m. Irene Dai-
ton Jan. 26, 1899; Sarah Ann b. Nov. 7, 1874, m. Charles
Frederick McDonald Dec. 19, 1907; William Philip b. Nov.
11 1876; Clair May b. May 1, 1879, died; Elizabeth b. Dec.
7 1880, m. Edgar June Rich; Rosetta Olive b. April 6, 1885,
m Percy Marshall Oct. 4, 1899; Ada Viola, m. George Hick-
man Nov. 22, 1906; Spencer Benjamin b. Oct. 27, 1889, m.
Vine Blair Jan. 28. 1911; Frank Actor Wakefield b. Aug. 11,
1893, m. Myrtle Helen Williams April 7, 1913.

Married Alice Tarrant Spray (daughter of John Robert
Tarrant and Ellen Jarmane of Portsmouth, Hampshire,
Eng.), who was born May 24, 1858.

Elder. Assisted in bringing last immigrants to Utah by
oxteam 1868; also assisted in carrying provisions that year
from Fort Benton to Bitter Creek with Crismon and Wylie.
militiamen. Worked on construction of Union Pacific and
Western Pacific railroads.



KIHKWOOD, ROBERT CAMPBELL (son of Thomas Kirk-
wood and Margaret Campbell of Bridge-of-Weir, Scotland).
Born Aug. 14, 1834, at Bridge-of-Weir. Came to Utah Nov.
9 1856, James G. Willie handcart company.

Married Elizabeth Cook (Daft) July, 1860, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Cook and Rachel Marson of Eastwood,
Nottingham, Eng., pioneers October, 1861, Ira Eldredge com-
pany). Their children: Delia Maud b. Dec. 19, 1866, died;
Katherine b. Aug. 22, 1868, m. Alfred Moyle; Rachel b. Aug.
13, 1870, m. Antone Sorenson; John Alfred b. Jan. 7, 1873,
m. Mae Knight; Joseph b. June 13, 1875, m. Pauline John-
son; Milton; Zella. Family home Provo, Utah.

Married Mary Mathews Oct. 21, 1860, Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Mathews and Hepzibah Jarvls of
Nottingham, Eng., pioneers 1864). She was born Aug. 17,
1837, and came to Utah Sept. 24, 1860, Oscar O. Stoddard
handcart company. Their children: Margaret b. Sept. 22,
1861, m. John E. L. Nelson; Thomas Mathews b. March 30,
1863, m. Sarah Jane Whitehead; Robert Campbell b. Dec. 3,
1868, m. Hilda Johnson; Ruth b. Aug. 15, 1870; William b.
May 14, 1872; Annie M. b. Jan. 8, 1874, m. Alfred Master-
man; Albert Centennial b. Jan. 1, 1876, died; Emma Blanche
b. Sept. 9, 1877; Richard Colquhoun b. June 15, 1879, m.
Martha Ellen Freshwater; Heber Charles b. April 17, 1882,
m. Edith Eliza King. Family resided Salt Lake City and
Provo, Utah.

Married Eliza Cook in 1870 Salt Lake City (daughter of
John Cook and Rachel Marson). Their children: Tennie b.
May 31, 1874; Eugene b. Jan. 7, 1876, died; Ella Mae b.
March 26, 1879, m. Charles M. Beckstead; Alice Martha b.
Jan. 22, 1881, m. Thomas Albert Bailey; Daniel b. Dec. 9,
1882, m. Bertha Series; Tessie b. June 10, 1886. Family
home Provo, Utah.

High priest; member 45th quorum seventies. Sealer of
weights and measures and city councilman in Provo. Super-
intendent Co-op, stores 1874-85; merchant.

KIRKWOOD, JOSEPH SMITH CAMPBELL (son of Thomas
Kirkwood and Margaret Campbell of Bridge-of-Weir, Scot-
land). Born June 21, 1851, in Scotland. Came to Utah
Nov. 9, 1866, with older brother, James G. Willie handcart
company.

Married Alice Elizabeth Pulley July 1, 1880, Salt Lake
City (daughter of William Pulley and Sarah Morse of Eng-
land), who was born Feb. 6, 1869. Their children: Olive
Margaret b. July 7, 1881, m. George Linn; Joseph Robert
b. Feb. 20, 1884; Charles Albert b. Feb. 16, 1886; James b.
Aug. 20. 1891, and Leonard b. May 13, 1893, latter three died;
Mary Alice b. June 1, 1901. Family home American Fork,
Utah.

Elder. Fruit grower and farmer.



KJAR, LOUIS CHRISTIAN (son of Lars Christian Kjar,
born in 1816 in Denmark). He came to Utah in 1862, Cap-
tain Martin company.

Married Annie Edith Jensen at Logan temple. Their
children: Louis Melroy b. Oct. 25. 1885, m. Ephai L. Bird;
Clinton b. March, 1887; Aldred Claudius b. July 18, 1890;
Edith Pearl b. Jan. 1892; Curtis Anthon, died; Ruth Gelean

b. Feb. 26, ; Florence Cathrine; Lenard Jensen. Family

home Manti, Utah.

Bishop of Manti south ward.

KJAR, LOUIS MELROT (son of Louis Christian Kjar and
Annie Edith Jensen). Born Oct. 26, 1885, at Manti. Utah.

Married Ephai L. Bird June 18, 1909, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Charles Heber Bird and Alice Ann Evans, of
Nephi, Utah), who was born Oct. 31, 1886. Their child:
Ronald Melroy b. Nov. 6, 1910. Family home Provo Bench,
Utah.

Elder. Member M. I. A. of Sharon ward. Farmer and
stock raiser.



KLEINMAN, CONRAD. Born about 1820 in Germany. Came
to Utah in 1847.

First wife had no children. His second wife was Mary
Ann Germer and of the children, a son is given below.
The family home was St. George and Toquerville, Utah.

He was a patriarch. Farmer and stock grower.

KLEINMAN, JOHN M. (son of Conrad Kleinman and Mary
Ann Germer). Born March 10, 1868, Toquerville, Utah.

Did not marry. Lived at Marsh Center, Idaho. Was
bishop's first counselor and a missionary to the North-
western states 1900-1902. Farmer.



KNAPP, ALBERT. Born July 10, 1825, Antwerp, Jefferson
county, N. T. Came to Utah 1847, contingent Mormon Bat-
talion.

Married Rozina Shepard at Salt Lake City (daughter of
Isaac Shepard), who was born Jan. 21, 1827. Their chil-
dren: Azilca Patena; Lydia M.; Sarah Armina, m. William
Lobark Skidmore; Silas A.; Justin A.; Morgan A. Family
home Farmington, Utah.



KNIGHT, ALONZO (son of Stephen Knight, born May 22,
1784, New Ipswich, N. H., and Polly Knight, born April 29,
1788, Hancock, N. H.; married June 6, 1806). He was born
Oct. 14, 1830, Marlow, N. H. Came to Utah Sept. 30, 1850,
Joseph Young company.

Married Catharine Meguire April 24, 1853 (daughter of
William Wells Meguire and Charlotte Meguire; pioneers 1862.
Captain Curtis company; married Dec. 10, 1828, in Pennsyl-
vania). She was born Oct. 15. 1833. Their children: William
b. May 31, 1864, m. Florence Dunne March 28, 1872; Charlotte
b. May 2, 1857, m. Stephen Green Jan. 3, 1876; Catharine b.
Oct. 16, 1858, d. Aug. 21, 1861; Alonzo b. Aug. 22. 1860, d.
Sept. 16, 1878; Lucy b. Jan. 16, 1863, m. Robert J. Eames
March 29, 1880; Julia Ann b. Dec. 25, 1864, m. Henry Eames
Dec. 8, 1881; Stephen b. March 18, 1867, m. Ellen Carver
Dec., 1888; Crandal b. March 13, 1869, d. May 10, 1870;
Curtis b. Jan. 8, 1871, d. Sept. 4, 1872; Noah b. March 15,
1873, d. Sept. 8, 1878: Marion b. Feb. 6, 1875.

Married Martha Sanders Feb. 10, 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Moses M. and Amanda Sanders, pioneers 1849-



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