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Thomas b. Jan. 12, 1828, m. Harriet Wolkitt; Eliza Ann
b. July 30, 1830; Mary b. May 18, 1832, m. Andrew Blodget-
Samuel Francis b. July 26, 1836, m. Ann White; Alfred
L. b. April 21, 1837; Joseph Smith b. April 23. 1839; George
Henry b. July 11, 1841; Eli b. Aug. 13, 1843; John b Nov
29, 1848. Family home Tooele, Utah.

Married Rebecca Orme, who was born Jan 17 1838
Leicester, Eng. Their children: Alfred O. b. April 6 1858 :
Carolina b. April 6, 1860; William O. b. Nov. 28, 1861: James
Alma b. Feb. 6, 1867.

LEE, THOMAS (son of Alfred Lee and Elizabeth La Flesh)
Born Jan. 12, 1828, Winchester, Ind.

Married Harriet Wolkitt July 20, 1849, while crossing
the plains (daughter of Samuel Wolkitt and Emmeline
Neilson). Their children: Sarah Jane b. Feb. 19, 1861, m
Joseph Rowberry; Thomas W. b. March 29, 1863, m. Martha
Bowen; Emmeline b. Sept. 6, 1864; Alfred b. July 13, 1856,
m. Elizabeth Dorman; Elizabeth b. Sept. 14, 1857, m. Mr'
Mythena; Samuel b. Aug. 18. 1869, m. Minnie Mythena;
Mary b. Oct. 6, 1861, m. Charles Bassett; Emma b. July
1, 1863; Eli b. June 27, 1866; Henry b. March 3. 1867; Caro-
line b. March 24, 1869; Alice b. May 28, 1872; Franklin
W. b. Aug. 15, 1876; Charles W. b. Jan. 1, 1879.

Married Primrose Shields March 10, 1857, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of John Shields and Primrose Cunningham)
She was born July 7, 1842, in Renfrewshire Scotland
Their children: Harriet b. Nov. 6, 1859, m. James Whitby :
Primrose b. Nov. 9, 1861, m. Brigham Davies; John Shields



b. Feb. 22, 1862, m. Harriet E. Sabine; Joseph b. Jan. 11,
1866, m. Polly Skelton; Hyrum b. Dec. 18, 1866; Eli S. b.
Jan. 31, 1868, m. Grace Moss; Annie Elizabeth b. Sept.
6, 1871, m. Benjamin Henson; William b. May 10, 1874;
Ida b. June 7, 1877, m. Walter E. Beers; Alma S. b. Feb.
12, 1881, m. Bertha Craner; Clara May b. April 16, 1884,
m. Bert Drury.

Superintendent of Sunday school; president of T. M. M.
I. A.; seventy. Hunter for company crossing plains; cap-
tain of Indian militia.

LEE, JOHN SHIELDS (son of Thomas Lee and Primrose
Shields). Born Feb. 22, 1862, Tooele, Utah.

Married Harriet E. Sabine Dec. 23, 1886, at Milton, Utah
(daughter of Ara W. Sabine and Nancy Ann Hanes, pio-
neers Sept. I860). She was born Aug. 27, 1867, at Grants-
ville. Their children: John Leroy b. Oct. 3, 1887, m. Emma
Huffaker; Marion b. Oct. 11, 1889; Ida b. Oct. 21, 1893;
Ralph b. Jan. 29, 1896; Amy b. Nov. 12. 1897; Ruth b. July

22, 1899; Eurilda b. March 9, 1902; Thomas b. April 9,
1906; Maurice b. Feb. 11, 1908. Family home Tooele, Utah.

Missionary two years; superintendent of religion classes;
president of Y. M. M. I. A.; assistant superintendent of
Sunday school; senior president of 43d quorum of seventies.

LEE, ELI S. (son of Thomas Lee and Primrose Shields).
Born Jan. 31, 1868, Tooele City, Utah.

Married Grace Alice Moss Dec. 22, 1887, at Milton, Utah
(daughter of William Francis Moss, who came to Utah
1866, and Eliza Crich of Lake Point). She was born
Jan. 10, 1866. Their children: Alice May b. July 23, 1888,
m. John Hansen; Florence b. June 15, 1890, m. Ernest
Presbridge; Primrose b. Dec. 29, 1892; Lurilla b. Sept.

23, 1893; Ell Thomas b. Feb. 2, 1896; Eva b. Jan. 14 1898-
Delia b. July 23, 1900; Ida Grace b. July 10, 1902; Helen
b. May 13, 1904; William Moss b. July 18, 1906. Family
home Lake Point, Utah.

Elder; teacher; assistant Sunday school superintendent.
Constable of Tooele county 1891-92. Farmer; lumberman.

I,i;i:. CHRISTEN C. (son of Christen C. Lee, Sr., and Dorothy
Marie Jensen, of Narre-lie, Aabentorp, Denmark) Born
Oct. 20, 1833, at Aabentorp. Came to Utah Sept. 13, 1857,
Mathias Cowley company.

Married Kjersten Marie Jensen, 1863, in Denmark She
was born Sept. 24, 1824. and died Jan. 7, 1863, Brlgham City,

Married Sophia Karen Madsen Nov. 18, 1862, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Niels Madsen and Martha Marie Hansen
who came to Utah Aug. 8. 1860, Captain Wallings company)
She was born May 3, 1846, In Denmark. Their children-
. Mary Lerinda b. Nov. 11, 1863, m. Joseph Waite, Nov 11
1887; Francis Christen b. Nov. 11, 1865, m. Julia P Cash'
Nov. 29, 1893; Peter Madsen b. May 1, 1869, d. Oct. 2, 1876-
Martha Louisa b. Dec. 20, 1870, d. Nov. 1, 1876; Wilford Neils
b. Jan. 10, 1874, d. Oct. 26, 1876; Irene Prudence b Nov

10, 1876, d. Oct. 10, 1878; Alta Sophia b. Feb. 22. 1879, m.
Wilford Daines Feb. 22. 1905; Edna Trudie b. Sept 23 1882-
Orville Leonard b. Dec. 3, 1886, m. Martha W. Smith, Sept
7, 1910; Royal Elmer b. March 3, 1888. Family home Hyde
Park, Utah.

Married Tomine Petersen July 8, 1865, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John C. Petersen and Christene Jensen, mar-
ried Dec. 1843 in Denmark, came to Utah Sept. 20, 1866
Knud Peterson company). She was born June 9, 1847,
Farso sogn, Denmark. Their children: Clara b. March 8
1866, m. Walter Hawks Jan. 17, 1885; John Earnest b. Oct.
2. 1867, m. Jennie Reeder Oct. 12, 1898 (died), m. Hattie Vilate
Reeder Oct. 1, 1903; Tomine C. b. July 16, 1869, d. Oct. 10,

Missionary to Denmark; temple worker; secretary during
"United Order" move. Watermaster; farmer; merchant-
sheepman; dairyman. Died Jan. 1, 1905, Logan, Utah.

LEE. FRANCIS CHRISTEN (son of Christen C. Lee and
Sophia Karen Madsen). Born Nov. 11, 1865, Brigham City,

Married Julia Perier Cash Nov. 29, 1893, Logan Utah
(daughter of Lewis Lunceford Cash, and Juliet Perier Wil-
liams; former came to Utah Sept. 27, 1890; latter died Feb

11, 1871, Howes Valley, Ky.). She was born March 14, 1868.
Their children: Eva b. Oct. 18. 1894; Avon b. Sept. 8 1896-
Geneva b. Oct. 18, 1898; Eulalia b. April 18, 1902; Afton b.
July 1, 1904; Inez b. Jan. 22, 1908; Francis Cash b. July 10,
1910, d. April 2, 1911. Family home Hyde Park, Utah.

Missionary to England; Sunday school teacher for 15
years. Treasurer of school board of trustees three years.

Married Elizabeth Strong Jan. 31, 1822 (daughter of Wil-
liam Strong and Lydia Ferrin), who was born Nov. 17,
1795, and came to Utah Oct. 1, 1850, Aaron Johnson com-
pany. Their children: Marquis Fayette b. Dec. 1822, m. Ann
Lee; Jane b. Aug. 17, 1824, m. Pardon Webb; William Henry
b. May 12, 1827, m. Harriett Carter; Orrin Strong b. Dec.
7, 1835, m. Sally A. Miles. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Married Fanny Britton Fisher May 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Mr. Fisher), who was born Aug. 4, 1841. Their
children: Elizabeth b. April 1858, m. Frank Peirce; Rhoda
b. June 14, 1860, m. Parley P. Parker; John F. b. June 18,
1862, m. Elizabeth Earl; Lucy b. April 14, 1864, m. George
Evans; Catherine b. April 15, 1866, m. Frank Raleigh;
Adelia b. May 8, 1868, m. Chas. Brown; Irene b. July 17, 1870.
m. George Nichols; Joseph Warren b. April 31, 1873.

Served in war of 1812. In October 1848 carried first mall
to Utah. Settled at Cottonwood. Presiding elder of first
branch of church In Comstock, Mich., 1843; bishop of Holli-
day ward 1851-58. One of the first physicians to practice In
Utah. Died 1878, Salt Lake City.

LEE, ORRIN STRONG (son of Ezekiel Lee and Elizabeth
Strong). Born Dec. 7, 1835. Came to Utah with parents.

Married Sally Ann Miles Oct. 30, 1869 (daughter of Albert
Miles and Mariah Veich; came to Utah Oct. 1, 1860, Aaron
Johnson company). She was born 1842, in Illinois. Their
children: Luella M. b. Nov. 13, 1860, m. Jasper Horn, Dec. 7,
1882; Orrin S., Jr. b. April 13, 1862, m. Jane White Dec. 26,
1882; Joseph W. b. Dec. 17, 1863. m. Mary H. Hoyt Dec. 23,
1884; Clarissa J. b. Jan. 13, 1868, m. Sam'l Woolley Aug. 4,
1887; Sally A. b. Nov. 14. 1870, d. infant; Zella May b. Feb.
7, 1872, d. 1881; Frank A. b. Aug. 28, 1874; Edith A. b. July
27, 1877, m. Albert Roos July 19, 1899; Lucy I. b. July 26,
1880, m. John J. Angel April 23, 1901. Family home Peoa,

Counselor In the bishopric of Peoa ward 1861-66; superin-
tendent of Sunday school five years; missionary to Michigan
1878. Assessor and collector Summit county three years;
county commissioner four terms; member of the Utah legis-
lature 1871-72. Walker and Black Hawk war veteran.
Participated in Echo Canyon trouble.

LEE, ORRIN S. (son of Orrln Strong Lee and Sally Ann
Miles). Born April 13, 1862, Peoa, Utah.

Married Jane White Dec. 26, 1882, Peoa, Utah (daughter of
Wm. White and Martha Gray, the former came to Utah,
California company). She was born at Bountiful, Utah.
Their children: Zella M. b. Oct. 6, 1883, m. Dwight Henry
1903; Lavenia b. Nov. 25, 1886, m. Stanley Bybee 1906; Orrin
Ward b. May 22, 1888, m. Lydia Tracey 1908; Mary Myrtle
b. Feb. 24, 1890, died; Henry Stanley b. May 12, 1892; Mark
White b. Jan. 25, 1897, and Bessie Fern b. July 10. 1899,
died; Perry Arnold b. Aug. 11, 1903; Minnie b. Jan. 21, 1906;
Marrion Albert b. March 26, 1905, died. Family home Leorin.

County commissioner of Bingham Co., Idaho, for two

LEE. JOSEPH WARREN (son of Orrin Strong Lee and
Sally Ann Miles). Born Dec. 17, 1863, Peoa, Utah.

Married Mary Hoyt Dec. 23, 1884, Hoytsville, Utah (daugh-
ter of Samuel Pierce Hoyt and Catherine Emma Burbidge,
Marion, Utah). Their children: Ethel b. Nov. 14, 1886;
Elmer H. b. June 7, 1888, d. May 10. 1901; Winifred b. March
17. 1890; Mary Lucile b. March 17, 1892; Fay Warren b.
Dec. 7, 1893; Bertie H. b. Jan. 13, 1897; Ernest O. and Elbert
O. b. Jan. 16, 1899, the latter d. Feb. 6, 1899; Merlin R. b.
June 8, 1903; Kermit P. b. Feb. 16, 1908. Family home
Hoytsville, Utah.

Justice of the peace 1904-06. Farmer; stockraiser; dairy
and laundryman.

LEE, JOHN F. (son of Dr. Ezekiel Lee and Fanny Britton
Fisher). Born June 18, 1862.

Married Elizabeth Earl Jan. 3, 1884, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Michael Earl and Elizabeth Woolnough, pioneers Oct.
3, 1862, Captain McArthur "Dixie" oxtrain). Their chil-
dren: Earl L.; Bessie; Myrtle; Mabel; Mark W.; Lucy;
Oliver. Family home Rexburg, Idaho.

i.i:r,. EDDY ORLAND (son of Josiah Lee and Rockselana
Davis of Quebec, Canada). Born Sept. 16, 1865. Came to
Utah January, 1891.

Married Jennie Cummings Aug. 20, 1884, Sheffield, 111.
(daughter of Fitchyon Cummings and Ester Garrett of
Sheffield). She was born Aug. 1, 1868.

Graduate Illinois State University. Prosecuting attorney
Cheyenne county. Neb., 1888-90. Lawyer.

LEE, GEORGE. Born Sept. 27, 1824, Nottinghamshire, Eng.
Came to Utah Sept. 16, 1859, Edward Stevenson company.

Married Sarah Peaker (daughter of George Peaker and
Hannah Smith), who was born Nov. 14, 1826, and came to
Utah with husband. Their children: Mary Ann b. Jan. 24,
1846, m. John Albtston Dec. 3, 1863; Hannah b. Dec. 30, 1847,
m. John Corbidge Dec. 9, 1866; John b. Jan. 6, 1860; Sarah
b. Dec. 24, 1861, m. Henry Fowler; Elizabeth J. b. Jan. 1.
1854, m. William Corbidge; Ellen b. Jan. 8, 1856; George
b. Dec. 30, 1865; Willamina b. Jan. 3, 1858; Moroni b. July 11,
1869: William J. b. Sept. 2, 1860; Fannie E. b. Dec. 4, 1862,
m. Elliott Butterworth; Joseph b. March 7, 1867.

Pioneer and member choir, Franklin, Idaho. Indian
fighter. Died Oct. 29, 1868.

LEE, EZEKIEL (son of Charles Lee, born Oct. 15, 1763,
Worcester county, Mass., and Rhoda Keith, born Dec. 2,
1768, Chesterfield, Mass., married. 1789). Born Nov. 8, 1795,
Chesterfield, pioneer October, 1848.

LEE, ISAAC (son of Alfred and Elizabeth Lee). Born Sept.
12, 1826, Randolph county, Ind., pioneer 1852.

Married Julia Ann Chapman. Their child: Eliza Ann,
m. Aroet Lucius Hale, Jr., Sept. 11, 1869.

Assisted in building of Nauvoo temple; member Nauvoo
martial band. On coming to Utah, settled In Tooele; ran
saw and shingle mill, Tooele Canyon. Moved to Grouse



Creek, Utah 1879; and nine years later to Salt River \alley.
Wyo and six years later to Marion, Idaho. President of
seventies quorum in Wyoming. Died Jan. 30, 1899, at
Marion, Idaho.

LEE, JOHN PERCIVAL (son of John Lee and Margaret
Dudney of Lincoln county, Tenn.). Born April 26, 1824,
in Lincoln county, Tenn. Came to Utah October or No-
vember, 1850, started with Thomas Johnson company, lost
their way and later were picked up by Shadrach Roundy

C Married Eliza Foscue Feb. 18, 1844, in Coosa county,
Ala (daughter of Benjamin Foscue and Eliza Skurlock
of Clark county, Ala.). She was born Sept. 23, 1829, in
Jackson county, Fla. Their children: John Rupard, m.
Sarah Banks; Sarah Lucinda, m. Charles Wakeman Dalton;
Ann Eliza, m. E. W. Thompson, m. Patrick Henry Mc-
Guire, m. Willard Amos Nixon; Mary Caroline b. 1850, m.
Martin Luther Black Aug. 22, 1868; Emma R., m. Charles
Dalton, m. Jabez Gilbert Sutherland; Charles Andrew, m.
Julia Speck; Ellen, m. Ellas Sims, m. James Thomas Jake-
man, m. Martin Sanders; Rosamond, m. George Suther-
land. Family home Beaver, Utah.

Married second wife 1879, her name and family unknown.

Member 24th quorum seventies; missionary to southern
states 1866-68. Superintendent of schools; school teacher.
Farmer and stockraiser. Died April 30, 1907, at Thatcher,

LEE, THOMAS OCTAVIOUS (son of Richard Lee and Lydia
Lee, Nottingham, Eng.). Born Dec. 4, 1828, in Notting-
ham, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 27, 1863.

Married Ellen Tadwell March 1844 in Rotherham, York-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah in 1860 with handcart com-
pany. She was born July 15, 1819. Their children: Emma
b 1845, died; Mary b. Aug. 26, 1846, Hi. William D. Doulton;
John b. Nov. 21, 1848, frozen to death near Park City
Jan. 8, 1868; Orson Henry b. Oct. 28, 1850, m. Rachel Ann

Home missionary in England; Sunday school teacher; ward
worker. Worked in quarries; carpenter. Aided in building up
the community. Engineer and foundry man in England. Was
killed March 1865 at Heber City in Crook's rock quarry.

LEE ORSON HENRY (son of Thomas Octavious Lee and
Ellen Tadwell). Born Oct. 28, 1850, in Sheffield, Eng.
Came to Utah Oct. 27, 1861.

Married Rachel Ann Jones Feb. 12, 1880, in Salt Lake
City Endowment House (daughter of Elisha Jones and
Sarah Ann Cummings, family resided Heber City, Utah).
She was born Jan. 8, 1861. Their children: Thomas b.
Sept. 2, 1881, d. Oct. 3, 1881; Sarah Ann b. Aug. 5, 1884, m.
Nymphua H. Murdock; Margeret Lydia b. April 15, 1889;
Orson Monroe b. Aug. 22, 1891; Fay b. Dec. 21, 1894; Dell
b. April 6, 1898.

Moved Into the ward in 1883 among the first and has devoted
his life to the good of the ward and building up the country.
Bishop of Elkhorn ward, Wasatch stake; superintendent
Sunday school since the ward was organized May 12, 1895;
teacher and secretary 1891; elder May 19. 1878. Justice
of the peace; school trustee. Farmer; ranchman; dairyman.

I.KIO. WILLIAM (son of Richard Lee, born April 16, 1799,
at Upper Mitten, Eng., and Jane Baynum, born May 3,
1800, at Stourport, Eng.). He was born Sept. 6, 1820. at
Upper Mitten, pioneer Oct. 8, 1850.

Married Elizabeth Jasper Jan. 8, 1844 (daughter of
Thomas Jasper and Elenor Baker), who was born May
3, 1820, in England. Their children: William R.; Mary Jane;
Sarah Ann; Alice Ann; John Jasper; George Henry; William
Richard; Selina Elizabeth; Thomas Jasper. Family home
Grantsville, Utah.

Married Jane Lyon April 10, 1855, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of William and Mary Lyon of England). She was born
in England. Their children: Mary; Joseph; Emma; Rachel;
Damsel; Isaac; Rosema; Charlotte.

LEE, WILLIAM RICHARD (son of William Lee and Eliza-
beth Jasper). Born Oct. 16, 1866, Grantsville, Utah.

Married Dorcas J. Whittle Oct. 10, 1876, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Whittle and Ann Janette Severe, the
former pioneer 1849, the latter Oct. 185C). She was born
Aug. 28, 1861, Grantsville, Utah. Only child: Gladys b.
Oct. 15, 1896.

Missionary to southern states 1887-88, to Idaho 1896
and to Missouri and Texas 1904-06; first counselor to Bishop
Hector C. Haight of Oakley, first ward, 1906; ordained first
counselor in high priests quorum June 29, 1906.

LEES, JOHN (son of John Lees and Elizabeth Buckley).
Born March 9, 1833, Lancashire, Eng. Came to Utah with

Married Martha NeeJham in June 1853, Lancashire, Eng.
(daughter of Joseph and Jane Needham of Lancashire).
Their children: John N., m. Luella J. Balser; Amazon, m.
Charles Player; Sarah Jane, m. William Gillespie; Eliza-
beth, m. Jonathan Openshaw; Josiah N., m. Ellen M. Perkins;
Martha and Samuel, died.

Married Emma Chetham Oct. 27, 1881, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of Thomas Chetham and Sarah Taylor
of Birmingham, Eng.). She was born March 6, 1838.

Seventy; block teacher. Butcher.

LEES, JOHN N. (son of John Lees and Martha Need-
ham). Born May 23, 1860, at Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married Luella J. Balser Feb. 15, 1883, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of John Balser and Emma Evans of St.
Louis, Mo., and England, pioneers 1852 Abraham O. Smoot
company). She was born Jan. 8, 1862, Salt Lake City.
Their children: Martha E. b. Dec. 28, 1885, d. aged seven;
Luella G. b. Sept. 8, 1886; John Lewis b. Aug. 20, 1888,
d. infant; Mary May b. Dec. 16, 1889; Frank D. b. Dec. 1,
1892: Earl B. b. Sept. 8, 1894; Nettie b. Dec. 30, 1897, and
Nellie b. Dec. 30, 1897, d. infants; Evan B. b. April 18.
1899; Eugene A. b. Nov. 1, 1908; Willie b. May 16, 1902.
d. infant. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Elder; block teacher. Employed by Utah Hide and Live
Stock Company.

LEES, JOSIAH N. (son of John Lees and Martha Need-
ham). Born Sept. 23, 1865.

Married Ellen M. Perkins Sept. 22, 1892, at Manti, Utah
(daughter of John Perkins and Martha Filer, pioneers
1866). She was born March 22, 1873. at Salt Lake City.
Their children: Lester J. b. March 5, 1899; Emma R. b
April 24, 1901; Murtice E. b. Oct. 27, 1904. Family home,
Salt Lake City.

Elder; Sunday school and block teacher. Butcher.

LEES, JOSIAH (son of John Lees and Elizabeth Buckley).
Born Dec. 27, 1840, Lancashire, Eng. Came to Utah 1862.

Married Mary Ann Boyden Nov. 13, 1866, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of Charles Boyden and Sarah Korns, pio-
neers 1860, James D. Ross company). She was born Jan.
2*, 1847, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England. Came to Utah with
parents in 1860. Their children: Josiah Jr., b. Oct. 5,
1866, m. May E. Ridges; Sarah b. Dec. 3, 1868, m. Jos-
eph Wood; Charles M., b. Feb. 13, 1870, m. Elizabeth
Bishop; Susannah b. Aug. 26, 1873, m. Mary Duncombe;
William b. Dec. 17, 1875, d. infant; John E. b. Sept. 28.
1877, d. aged 4; Clarence b. Dec. 16, 1879, m. Etta Hodson;
Eva b. June 4, 1882, m. Emmett W. Bywater; Le Roy b
Oct. 26, 1885, m. Ivy Farr; Ethel b. Jan. 11, 1887, m. Samuel
A. Brown; Frank E. b. Jan. 1, 1890.

Elder; home missionary. Deputy sheriff under Joseph
Sharp, Salt Lake county, four years. Freighter and mer-
chant. Died Feb. 21, 1908, at Salt Lake City.

LEES, JOSIAH (son of Josiah Lees and Mary Ann Boyden)
Born Oct. 6, 1867, at Salt Lake City.

Married May E. Ridges Nov. 1889 at Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Joseph Ridges and Adelaide Whiteley of Salt Lake
City). She was born March 1866. Their children: Leone
b. Aug. 1891; Myrtle b. Feb. 1893, m. George Eastwood-
Earl R. b. June 1895; Adelaide b. Feb. 9 1899- Mary E'
b. Jan. 15, 1902. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Member 109th quorum seventies. Car inspector. Freighter.

LEES, JOHN (son of Joseph Lees of Manchester, Lanca-
shire, Eng.). Born 1801 Lancashire. Came to Utah October,
1863, Cyrus H. Wheelock company.

Married Elizabeth Buckley about 1828, Lancashire, Eng.
Their children: James, m. Elizabeth Walker; Joseph, died;
Susanna, m. John Blackham; John, Jr., m. Martha Need-
ham; George, d. aged 72 years; Josiah, m. Mary Ann Boy-
den. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Elder; block teacher. Laborer. Died Jan. 28, 1886, at
Salt Lake City.

LE FEVRE, WILLIAM (son of John Le Fevre and Ann
Dalton of Crowland, Lincolnshire, Eng.). Born Aug 31
1833, at Crowland. Came to Utah Sept. 17, 1852, David
Woods company.

Married Hannah Holyoak Dec. 25, 1865, Parowan, Utah,
and later in the Endowment house, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of George Holyoak and Sarah Green of Mosely Ware
Green Common near Birmingham, Eng., pioneers Oct. 1 or
2, 1854, Dr. Rich company). She was born March 26, 1841.
Their children: William Dame, b. Sept. 10, 1867, m. Cornelia
Robinson; Sarah Ann b. Sept. 20, 1860, m. James Houston-
John Henry b. May 2, 1861, m. Hattie Gale; Hannah Eliza
b. March 5, 1864, m. Albert F. McEwen; Daniel James b.
Oct. 29, 1867, m. Jane A. Robinson; Ann Elizabeth b. Aug
28. 1870, m. William D. Haycock; Martha Jane b. Sept. 12
1872; Jesse Holyoak b. Nov. 11, 1874, m. Nora McClelland:
Mary Ellen b. March 7, 1877, m. Byron M. Orton; Clara
Parthenia b. June 23, 1879, m. William E. Chatwin; Esther
Alice b. Sept. 3, 1883, m. James Simkins Jones.

Married Frances Banks Oct. 3, 1863, Salt Lake City
(daughter of William E. Banks and Ellen Eyre of Sidney,
Australia, pioneers 1858). She was born Nov. 4, 1844, died
July 30, 1911. Their children: Susannah Delfiney b. Aug.
16, 1864, m. Michael G. Lloyd; George Edwin b. March 13.
1866. m. Margaret A. DeLong; Luke Dalton b. Nov. 12, 1867.
m. Julia A. Orton; Ellen Lovina b. Sept. 6, 1869, m. Edward
R. McEwen; Joseph Ellis b. April 10, 1871, died; Charlotte
Moore b. March 24, 1873, m. Mahonri M. Steele, Jr.; Frank
Banks b. April 24, 1876, diedr Sarah Alice b. Feb. 14, 1877,
died; William b. Oct. 19, 1879, m. Jessie M. Robinson- Claudia
Pernetta b. Jan. 10, 1882, d. July 24, 1883; Fannie May h
Oct. 9, 1883, m. James Burrown Davenport; Leon b. Feb



IB. 1886, m. Pearl Houston. Family resided Cleveland, Gar-
rteld Co., Utah.

Member 6th quorum seventies; missionary to St. George
temple 1900-02; ordained high priest Aug. 29, 1897 and
elder Oct. 31, 1852. Stockraiser and farmer.

I.EFFLER, JAMBS A. (son of Joseph Leffler, born Sept. 11,
1806, and Mary Rummons, born Ma/ 12, 1811, in Missouri).
Born July 28, 1840, Boon county. Mo. Pioneer July 10, 1862,
private company.

Married Mary Jane Gleave July 24, 1872 (daughter of
John Gleave), who was born Jan. 2, 1858. Only child:
Joseph Levlngston b. 1873, d. child.

Married Anna Maria McGregor Jan. 4, 1875, Salt Lake
City (daughter of William McGregor and Ann Hossack,
married Dec. 28, 1841, in Scotland, pioneers Sept. 1852,
Captain Wood company). She was born Aug. 21, 1863. Salt
Lake City.

LEMMON, WILLIS (son of Washington Lfmmon and Tamer
Stevens of Big Cottonwood, Utah). Born Aug. 12, 1837,
Quincy, 111. Came to Utah 1852.

Married Anna E. Homer Nov. 1, 1859, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Russell King Homer and Eliza Williamson,
pioneers 1868). She was born March 19, 1844. and died July
3. 1911, Smithfleld. Their children: Anna Eliza, m. Justin
Knapp; Willis, died; Julia C. m. George A. Hibbard; Nancy
M., m. Fred Saurey; Eva A., m. James Skeen; Alice, m. Axel
Anderson; Lee, m. Nellie Richardson; Rozette, m. William
Anderson; Nellie, m. Henry Barnes; Homer, m. Emma
Anderson. Family home Smithfleld, Utah.

High priest; missionary to Florence, Neb., 1863; assisted
In bringing immigrants to Utah. Farmer. Died Feb. 4,
1909, Smithfleld, Utah.

LEMON, WILLIAM McCLURE (son of Alexander Lemon and
Margaret McClure of Pennsylvania). Born April 25, 1808,
In Cumberland county. Pa. Came to Utah 1847, Perrigrine
Sessions company.

Married Catherine Mayer in Pennsylvania (daughter of
Abraham and Elizabeth Mayer). Their children: Alexander
A. b. March 1, 1831; Elizabeth b. July 26, 1833, m. Barrel
Covington; Samuel b. Oct. 4, 1836, died; Margaretta b.
Oct. 4, 1839, m. Robert E. King; Mary Ann b. Sept. 1, 1843.
m. Henry Pickering; John Knox b. Aug. 19, 1845, m. Jane
Burgess; William b. April 16, 1849. Family home Salt Lake
City, Utah.

High priest. Surveyor.

l.r. V/.I, MARTIN (son of John and Eliza Lenzi of Walbach,
Switzerland). Born Oct. 19, 1815, at Walbach, Rhinefelden.
Canton Aaragan, Switzerland. Came to Utah in September
1857, Jacob Hofflnes company.

Married Jane Height in Philadelphia, Pa. She died 1877.
Their children: Cornelia, m. John D. T. McAllister; Martin
and William Tell, died. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Married Eliza Lutz in Philadelphia, Pa. (daughter of
Charles Lutz and Mary Skidmore of Philadelphia; came to
Utah with parents). She was born Feb. 1, 1835. Their chil-
dren: John Alexander, m. Erenstine Holling; Annie Eliza,
m. Hyrum Pearse Folsom; Charles Henry, m. Ada Ferguson;
Samuel Frank, died; Sophia Elizabeth, Joseph Albert, George
Washington, Wendell Leon, and Clara, d. in childhood.
Family home. Salt Lake Ctiy.

Married Caroline Johnson. Their child: Gertrude.

High priest; counselor to Bishop Hoagland, 14th ward.
Salt Lake City, Utah; president Zurich mission. Merchant.
Died Oct. 18, 1898, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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