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Maria b. March 6, 1868, m. James B. Morris Feb. 21, 1900;
David Charles b. May 13, 1872, m. Maude Kimball Oct., 1894.

Married Trezer Southwlck Nov. 5, 1855. at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph Southwick and Ann Golden, former died
1849 at St. Louis, latter died in England). She was born
May 6, 1840, in Staffordshire, Eng. Their children: Mary
Ann b. Sept. 10, 1860, m. James Shoupe; Edward b. Nov 13
1862, m. Lily Merrill; Lisle b. Dec. 4, 1867, m. William J



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Louder Feb. 21, 1893; David b. Aug. 18, 1868, died; Charles
Arthur b. May 6, 1870, m. Mary Agnes Farley March 28,
1894; Brlgham b. Dec. 30, 1873, m. Linda Fidelia Leavitt
June 1897; Ida May b. Aug. 8, 1876, m. Daniel A. Creamer
Jan. 24, 1894; Israel b. June 25, 1878, died.

Married Margaret Burton Dec. 17, 1867 (daughter of
James Burton and Isabell Walton, latter pioneer 1855, Milo
Andrus company). She was born April 1839, at Bradford,
Yorkshire, Eng. Their children: Annie b. Feb. 27, 1861,
m Hyrum Hogge; Isabell b. April 29, 1864, m. Charles Henry
Ellsworth; Maggie b. Sept. 2, 1873, m. John R. Morris; Mary
b. Feb. 22, 1876; Lucy b. Oct., 1880, m. John Lamoreaux.

First settler at Marriott, Utah, moving to that place from
Kaysville 1855. Presided over Marriott ward eight years.
Died June 10, 1899. -

MARRIOTT, HYRUM WILLARD (son of John Marriott and
Elizabeth Stewart). Born Dec. 6, 1863, Marriott, Utah.

Married Ellen Morris Doc. 1, 1897, Ogden, Utah (daughter
of William Morris and Elizabeth Russell), who was born
Dec 14 1869. Their children: Doris Elizabeth b. Aug. 6,
1898' John Willard b. Sept. 17, 1900; Ellen b. Dec. 29, 1902;
Eva Fontella b. April 1. 1905; Paul Morris b. April 6, 1907;
Kathryn Esther b. Sept. 30, 1909. Family home Ogden,
Utah.

M4RSDEN, WILLIAM (son of Abraham Marsden and Han-
nah Thornton of Oldham, Lancashire, Eng.). Born March
15 1814, Oldham, Lancashire. Came to Utah April 15, 1855.

Married Jane Appleby (deceased) 1836, St. John's Church
Manchester, Eng. (daughter of David and Betty Appleby of
Manchester). Their children: Samuel b. March 2, 1852;
Mary Ann b. Oct. 22, 1863; Cornelia Phelps; Elizabeth; Abra-
ham; William; Sarah.

Married Maria Dalley.

Married Sariah Scovil June 16. 1856, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Lucius Nelson Scovil, who died 1889 at Spring-
ville Utah, and Lura Snow of Provo, Utah). She was born
May 27. 1837. Their children: Lura Alice b. April 3, 1857.
m. Thomas Benson; Joseph William b. Jan. 14, 1869; Sarah
Ellen b. Dec. 16, 1860, m. Joseph Smith; Lucius Nelson b.
Oct. 11, 1862, m. Mary Matheson; Roxa Lenora b. June 10,
1866, m. John K. Paramore. Family resided Provo and Paro-
wan, Utah.

Priest; missionary in New Jersey and New York. Settled
at Provo in 1855. Deputy sealer of weights and measures
1882; justice of peace for city and county. Erected first
factory at St. George, Utah. Cotton-spinner. Died June 4,
1890.

MARSDEN, LUCIUS NELSON (son of William Marsden and
Sariah Scovil). Born Oct. 11, 1862, Parowan, Utah.

Married Mary Matheson Jan. 16, 1886, St. George, Utah
(daughter of David Matheson and Mary Craig of Dundee,
Scotland, pioneers Sept. 12, 1868. Daniel D. McArthur com-
pany). She was born Oct. 13, 1866. Their children: William
b. Nov. 13, 1886; Mary Ellen b. Oct. 11, 1888, m. George H.
Durham; Florence b. May 14. 1891, m. Arthur L. Joseph;
Maggie Dean b. 1893; Lucius Nelson b. 1896: Albert Matheson
b. 1900; Glena b. 1903; Milo Scovil b. 1906. Family home
Parowan. Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1900; president Parowan
stake. Superintendent Equitable Co-op, store of Parowan
1898. Parowan city councilman and mayor; Iron county
commissioner; cashier. Farmer and sheepraiser. Early
freighter between Silver Reef (near St. George) mining
camp and Delamar, Nev.



Owen P. b. Nov. 22, 1905; Serge P. b. July 28, 1908; Paul
Eugene b. May 24, 1911; Veda Maria b. Feb. 17, 1913. Family
resided Franklin, Preston and Blackfoot, Idaho.

Missionary to north central states 1892-94. Sheriff of
Oneida county 1905-07. Superintendent 1st ward Sunday
school at Blackfoot 1909; alternate high councilor Black-
foot stake 1912. Salesman.



MARSHALL,, GEORGE THOMAS (son of George T. Marshall
of Herefordshire, Eng., and Sarah Good, born March 22.
1822, Mitchelldean, Gloucestershire, Eng.). He was born
Nov. 9, 1852. in Herefordshire. Came to Utah Sept. 26,
1866, Edmund Ellsworth company.

Married Alvira Van Curen Dec. 20, 1870 (daughter of Paul
Van Curen and Alvira Teeples), who was born Jan. 8, 1855.
Salt Lake City. Their children: George Thomas, Jr. b.
June 23, 1872, m. Sarah Ann Parkinson March 23, 1892; Ellen
Elvine b. Jan. 6, 1875, m. Charles Walker 1893; Sarah Rosella
b. April 26, 1878, m. H. J. N. Adams 1896; Lovlna b. June 28,
1880, m. Thomas 5,1. Perkins 1900. Family home Franklin,
Idaho.

Married Mary Jane Alder (Goaslind) Nov. 9, 1882, Salt
Lake City (daughter of George Alder and Mary Ann Hamil-
ton, pioneers with Daniel A. Miller company). She was born
Aug. 7, 1853, at Sweetwater, Wyo. Their children: Francis
b. Aug. 9, 1883; Mary Jane b. Nov. 23, 1884, m. Chase Chat-
terton; Charles Frederick b. Dec. 27, 1886; Percilia b. July
14, 1888; Bert b. Dec. 31, 1891; Carl b. Jan. 14, 1894; Lavon b.
Jan. 6, 1896; Lola b. Aug. 2, 1898. Family home Franklin,
Idaho.

Elder. Policeman of Franklin six years. Was in van-
guard always in defending the settlers against Indians
1865-70.

MARSHALL, GEORGE THOMAS (son* of George Thomas

Marshall and Elvira Van Curen). Born June 23, 1872,
Franklin. Idaho.

Married Sarah A. Parkinson March 23, 1892, at Logan,
TTtah (daughter of Samuel R. Parkinson and Maria Smart).
She was born April 22, 1876. Franklin, Idaho. Their chil-
dren: Ania S. b. Feb. 28. 1895: Sarah Phyllis b. March 16,
1896; Lavern S. b. Oct. 28, 1897; George P. b. March 18, 1899;
Clifford P. b. April 21, 1901; Ellen Elvira b. Feb. 6, 1903;



MARSHAL,!,, JOHX (son of John Marshall and Jennet Wright
of Yorkshire, Eng.). Born Dec. 10. 1821, Glasgow, Scot-
land. Came to Utah Aug. 20, 1868, Captain Roylance
company.

Married Margarette Alexander Wood Rutledge Nov. 13.
1846, Southside, Glasgow, Scotland (daughter of Rev. Rut-
ledge and Alexandria Wood of New Town, Glasgow, Scot-
land). She was born March 3, 1822. Their children: John;
Margarette. Family home Mossend, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Married Elizabeth Joyce Robson May 28. 1855, at Escomb
Church, Witten Park, Durham, Eng. (daughter of Thomas
Robson and Jane Joyce of Barley Mow, Chester Parish,
Eng.). She was born June 20, 1835. Their children:
Thomas; Eliza Jane; Jessie; William; Edmond James; Mary
Ann; Robert; Elizabeth Katherine; Mercy Alice; Joseph
Hyrum, m. Lettie Hickenlooper. Family home Bountiful,
Utah.

High priest. Farmer. Refiner of iron and smelterman.
Died Jan. 3, 1904, View, Weber Co., Utah.

MARSHALL, JOSEPH HYRUM (son of John Marshall and
Elizabeth Joyce Robson). Born Oct. 24, 1876, Liberty, Utah.

Married Lettie Hickenlooper (daughter of Orson Hyde
Hickenlooper and Elizabeth Charlton Wallace of View,
Utah). She was born Nov. 27, 1886. Their children: Eliza-
beth Ann b. April 15, 1906; Jessie Letttia b. Nov. 8, 1909;
Joseph Hyde b. April 1, 1913. Family home Logan, Utah.

Member second quorum elders; chorister 1st ward Sunday
school. Manager of New Eagle hotel, Logan, Utah.



MARSHALL, WILLIAM (son of William Marshall of Eng-
land). Born March 9, 1822. Came to Utah 1863.

Married Frances Brldger Kadewell of England, who was
born July 2, 1817. Their children: John; George b. Oct. 5.
1846; Edward b. March 11, 1860; Jane b. April 26, 1852.
m. George Fowler; Frances b. Jan. 6, 1855; William, Jr. b.
Dec. 7, 1867, m. Martha P. Allen. Family home Parowan,
Utah.

Married Martha Allen 1862, San Bernardino, Cal. (daugh-
ter of Rial Allen of Andrew county. Mo.). She was born
March 2, 1819. Family home Parowan, Utah.

Ward teacher. Parowan city councilman. Farmer and
stockraiser. Died Feb., 1894, Parowan, Utah.

MARSHALL, WILLIAM (son of William Marshall and Fran-
ces Bridger Kadewell). Born Dec. 7, 1857, San Bernardino,
Cal. Came to Utah 1863.

Married Martha P. Allen April 17, 1878, St. George, Utah
(daughter of Lewis Allen and Elizabeth Alexander, of
Andrew county, Mo., pioneers 1862). She was born May 23,
1869. Their children: William Lewis b. Sept. 16, 1879, m.
Sarah E. Otteson; John W. b. June 9, 1881, m. Martha E.
Cox; James Ira b. May 14, 1883, m. Janet Otteson; Adelbert
b. Feb. 6, 1886, m. Barbara Otteson; Elizabeth b. May 22,
1887, d. infant; Arley b. May 28, 1888; Loren b. July 18, 1891.
d. April 6, 1903; Andrew Marion b. Jan. 20, 1896; Allison b.
April 30, 1897; Jessie b. Nov. 26, 1903. Family home Hunting-
ton, Utah.

Member 81st quorum seventies; high priest; ward teacher;
missionary to Texas 1900-02. School teacher. Member town
board 1904-05. Farmer; stockraiser; apiarist.



MARSIXG, NIELS LARSON (son of Lars Marslng and Ingre
Martenson of Malmohus Lan, Sweden). Born Dec. 23, 1828,
in Malmohus. Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1860, Captain Anderson
oxteam company.

Married Karn Nlelson 1854 at Malmo Lan, who was born
Aug. 14, 1814, and died Oct. 4, 1856. Only child was Niels,
who died in childhood.

Married Katrine Christina Smith April, 1860, Florence,
Neb. (daughter of Hans Peter Smith of Aalborg, Jutland,
Denmark, pioneer 1854). She was born March 23, 1835,
and died Dec. 7, 1865. Their children: Lars Julius b. July
13, 1861, m. Elvira Powell; Hans Peter b. Jan. 22, 1863, m.
Sarah E. Powell; Martin L. b. July 16, 1865, m. Lucy Powell.
Family resided Salt Lake City, Corn Creek and Mt Pleas-
ant, Utah.

Married Klarstl Nielsen Sept. 1866, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Olf Nielson of MalmO Lan, Sweden, pioneer 1866.
oxteam company). She was born 1841 and died Oct. 1869.
Their children: Niels Olf b. Sept. 25, 1867; Joseph b. Oct.
1869, d. infant. Family resided Corn Creek and Bountiful,
Utah.

Married Sarah Bedford (daughter of John Bedford and
Charlotte Love of Bradford, Eng.). She was born April
29, 1834, and came to Utah with a handcart company.
Their children: Sarah Betsy, m. Mason L. Snow; Hyrum,
m. Alice Thyne; Alma, m. Annabel Thyne; Mary Jane,
d. aged 6. Family resided Konosh and Joseph City, Utah.

Married Harriet Elizabeth Harmon June 12, 1876, Salt
Lake City (daughter of Alphes Amuleck Harmon and Eliza
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20, 1860, in Iowa. Their children: Alphes Amuleck b. Feb.
18, 1878, d. Feb. 10, 1891; John Henry b. May 24, 1880, d.
Feb. 2, 1891; Carljohn b. Dec. 11, 1881, d. June 11, 1882;
Huldah Eliza b. May 2, 1883, d. Feb. 8, 1891; Rachel Elena
b. Dec. 22, 1884, d. Feb. 10, 1891; Edward Orrd b. Sept.
7, 1886, d. Feb. 8, 1891; Ether LeRoy b. May 25, 1887, d.
Feb. 17, 1891; Chester Arthur b. June 2, 1889, d. Jan. 30,
1891; Henrietta b. Dec. 4, 1891; Lily Almeda b. June 2,
1893; Francis Marion b. March 1895; Dessie Julia b. Feb. 17,
1898; Ernest Lionel b. April 28, 1901. Family home Price,
Utah.

Teacher In Millard county 12 years. Member 17th quorum
seventies; high priest; first counselor to Bishop Gideon
Murdock; called by President Young to The Muddy Mission;
missionary in Sweden five years; superintendent Sunday
schools Millard stake. Farmer.



MARTIN, JESSE BIGEL.OW. Born 1815. Came to Utah In

1848.

Married Ann Clark of Cheltenham, Engr. Only child:
Esdras, b. 1860, m. Ella Beck Feb. 12, 1896. Family resided
Cheltenham, Eng., and in Utah.

MARTIN, ESDRAS (son of Bigelow Jesse Martin and Ann
Clark). Born at Lehi, Utah.

Married Ella Beck Feb. 12, 1896 (daughter of Frederick
Beck and Henrietta Henson, pioneers Oct. 1, 1866, Joseph
S. Rawlins company). She was born April 7, 1871. Their
children: Huron E. b. Dec. 1, 1896; Emma b. March 22,
1898; Linn Beck b. Feb. 19, 1900; Inez b. Nov. 17, 1903;
Cleone b. Dec. 13, 1906; Angus J. b. June 23, 1909, died.

President second quorum elders Millard stake; with Zion's
Cooperative Mercantile Institution for five years. Merchant.



MARTIN, JOSIAH FL.EMMING (son of Joslah Martin and
Sarah Flemming). Born Dec. 15, 1815, in Huntingdon
county, Pa. Came to Utah 1853.

Married Celinda Hannah Russell June 28, 1846 (daugh-
ter of Amasa Russell and Hannah Knight, pioneers 1850).
She was born Feb. 29, 1832, and came to Utah with hus-
band. Their children: Elizabeth b. Feb. 13, 1848. m. Charles
A. West Feb. 18, 1863; Celinda Adeline b. Feb. 20, 1855;
Joslah Flemming b. Aug. 12, 1857, m. Emma Fenn May
26, 1882; Catharine b. Nov. 11, 1859, m. Mans J. Gottfred-
son Oct. 21, 1885; Margaret A. b. Jan. 6, 1863, d. Feb. 2,
1865; Sarah Isabell b. Oct. 1, 1865, m. Carlos Rasmussen
Jan. 22, 1885; Angeline b. Feb. 17, 1869, m. Jacob Gottfred-
son Nov. 25, 1887.

Married Catharine Fahy Nov 3, 1858, at Salt Lake City,
who was born 1828 In Scotland. Their children: Hannah
Jane b. July 30, 1860, m. Franklin Spencer Feb., 1875; Nancy
Ellen, m. Edmond Durfee.

Moved to Pay son from Salt Lake City 1858; to Moroni
1861; and in 1863 was called to help settle Salina, where
he assisted in building 1 up the country. He took an active
part In protecting the settlers against the Indians 1850-72.
Sevier county selectman several years. Died April 13, 1881.

MARTIN, JOSIAH FLEMMING (son of Flemming Martin
and Celinda Hannah Russell). Born Aug. 12, 1857, at Salt
Lake City.

Married Emma Fenn May 26, 1882, at St. George, Utah
(daughter of George Fenn and Sarah Ann Jarvis, former
pioneers 1851 and 1860 respectively). She was born March
17, 1864, Gunnison, Utah. Their children: Josiah Flemming
b. Dec. 23, 1882, d. same day; Elizabeth b. Sept. 13, 1883,
d. same day; Alfred b. Dec. 2, 1884, m. Minnie Shepherd
Dec. 28, 1904; Rebecca b. Aug. 20, 1886, d. Oct. 23, 1887;
Lucian b. May 17, 1888, m. Anna Larson April 3, 1906;
William and Sarah b. June 7, 1891, d. same day; Edmond
b. April 9, 1892; Jarvis b. May 4, 1894; Emmett b. Feb.
8, 1896; Emma Jettie b. March 16, 1902, d. Sept. 15, 1902;
Arthur b. July 25, 1904, d. June 1, 1909. Family home
Salina, Utah.



MARTIN, L.EWIS D. (son of Henry H. Martin and Corlne
Denlo of Nebraska). Born Dec. 23, 1861, Galena, 111. Came
to Utah April, 1889.

Married Grace Gallacher Dec. 23, 1890, Logan, Utah
(daughter of James Gallacher and Jennet Izett of Scot-
land, who came to Utah 1870). She was born March 22,
1865, Glasgow, Scotland. Their children: Russel V.; Norma
C.; . Lewis D. Jr., died. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Member Salt Lake City council 1903 to 1910. Architect.



MARTIN, MARION M. (son of William Augustine Martin
and Charlotte Robion of Virginia). Born Nov. 16, 1825, near
Richmond, Va. Came to Utah in early days.

Married Luclnda Busenbark Nov. 18, 1855 (daughter of
Isaac Busenbark and Abigail Manning). Their children:
Lucinda, m. Buckley M. Fullmer; Lerona Abigail b. Feb.
23, 1862, m. Joseph E. Wilson; Theodore M., m. Sarah Maria
BIngham; William Henry, m. Irene - ; David Alvaro;
Marcellus, d. Infant. Family resided Ogden, Huntsville and
Providence, Utah, and Clifton, Idaho.

Married Josephine Jensen 1885 at Clifton, Idaho (daugh-
ter of Ole Jensen and Bengta Olson), who was born April
13, 1861. Their children: Walter b. June 29, 1886; Victor
b. Dec. 26, 1887; Joseph b. May 28, 1889 d. infant; Arthur
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b. Dec. 28, 1890; Louis b. March 26, 1892; Anna b. July 26,
1894; John b. April 11, 1896; Pearl b. April 27, 1901.

Served in war with Mexico 1846-48; In Echo Canyon war
1847-58. One of leaders of relief to Salmon river 1858.
Worked on Logan temple 1882-83. Millwright; carpenter.

MARTIN, THEODORE MONROE (son of Marion M. Martin
and Luclnda Busenbark). Born Oct. 1, 1864, Providence,
Utah.

Married Sarah Maria Bingham Feb. 5, 1884, Clifton, Idaho
(daughter of Perry Levi Bingham and Sarah Elizabeth
Lusk), who was born Sept. 8, 1867, Three Mile Creek, Utah.
Their children: Alta Ardella b. Nov. 12, 1884, m. Willard
Deuain Bell Nov. 12, 1902; Ada Lucinda b. April 18, 1886;
Sarah Viola b. Jan. 31, 1889, m. Earl Moss Nov. 19, 1908;
Lucy Lerona b. April 17, 1892; Clara Elizabeth b. June 24,
1893, m. Fred Bond Dec. 16, 1910; Florence b. July 14,
1895; Hazel b. May 5, 1897; Theodore William b. Nov. 13,
1898; Leora b. July 31, 1900; Rhoda Alberta b. Nov. 14,
1902; Dora Lavon b. Oct. 22, 1904; Eva May b. Aug. 23.
1906; Irven Perry b. April 6, 1908; Lula Maria b. Dec. 1, 1910.



MAHTINEACT, JAMES HENRY (son of Martineau of Staten
Island, N. Y., and Eliza Mears of Eldridge, N. Y.). Born
March 13, 1828, Amsterdam, N. Y. Came to Utah July 20,
1850, California Gold Seekers' Company.

Married Susan Ellen Johnson Jan. 8, 1852, Fort Johnson,
Utah (daughter of Joel Hills Johnson and Anna PIxley of
Kirtland, Ohio, and Nauvo, 111., pioneers Sept. 1, 1848).
She was born July 11, 1836, in Kirtland. Their children:
Henry Augustus, m. Editha Melissa Johnson; Moroni Hela-
man, m. Sarah Sophia Johnson; Susan Elvira, m. Benjamin
Samuel Johnson; John William, d. aged 3V4 years; Nephi,
m. Emeline Pamelia Knowles; George Albert, m. Emma
Pauline Allred; Joel Hills, m. Mary Ann Thurston; Gertrude,
m. Everett Guy Taylor; Theodore, m. Josephine Thurston;
Anna Sarah, m. Henry Samuel Walzer; James Edward, d.
aged 3 years; Dora, d. aged 19 years.

Married Susan Julia Sherman Jan. 18, 1857, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Lyman Royal Sherman and Delcena
Diadamia Johnson of Kirtland, Ohio and Missouri, pioneers
1853, Almon W. Babbit company). She was born Oct. 21,
1838, Far West, Mo. Their children: Delcena Diadamia
b. Nov. 27, 1857, died; Lyman Royal b. April 21, 1859, m.
Alley Preston; Charles Freeman b. July 24, 1861, m. Eva
Rosetta Rice; Jesse Nathaniel b. April 6, 1863, m. Eliza
Bell Johnson; Julia Henrietta b. Feb. 4, 1865, d. Jan. 9,
1885; Elizabeth b. Aug. 13, 1867, m. Frank Knowlton.
Nebeker; Virginia b. July 16, 1870, m. Edward E. Sudbury;
Joseph b. April 23, 1873, d. May 10, 1873. Family resided
Logan and Salt Lake City.

Married Jessie Helen Anderson Russell Grieve April 18,

1887, Salt Lake City (daughter of Simon Grieve and Miss
Anderson of Salt Lake City), who was born Nov. 23, 1867,
died 1902 in Salt Lake City.

High priest; bishop's counselor. Regimental adjutant
of Iron and Cache military districts, Nauvoo Legion; Indian
war veteran. County surveyor; county clerk; sheriff; U. S.
deputy internal revenue collector; U. S. deputy land and
mineral surveyor. Located what is now called Oregon
Short Line from Ogden City to Idaho; was topographical
and construction engineer in construction of the Union Pa-
cific Railroad; also located railway in Mexico.

MARTINEAU. LYMAN ROYAL (son of James Henry Mar-
tineau and Susan Julia Sherman). Born April 21, 1859.
Parowan, Utah.

Married Alley Preston Dec. 29, 1881, Salt Lake City, died
Sept. 15, 1907 (daughter of William Bowker Preston and
Harriett Ann Thatcher of California, former pioneer Jan.,
1858). She was born March 2, 1863. Their children: Alley
b. Dec. 20. 1882, m. Kenneth A. Crismon; Harriett Ann b.
July 25, 1884, m. Charles A. Gowans; Lyman R. J. b. Sept.
17, 1886, m. Zayda Bothwell; Henrietta Julia b. Dec. 3,

1888, died; Preston b. Aug. 23, 1890, m. Eleanor Herringer;
Martha Claytor b. Nov. 24, 1892; Allen Sherman b. Jan. 23,
1897; May b. Dec. 8, 1898, d. April 21. 1899. Family home,
Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England 1879-81; high councilor, Cache
stake 1884-1904; stake superintendent Y. M. M. I. A.; member
general board Y. M. M. I. A.; a trustee of the Brigham Young
college board of trustees. County assessor and treasurer
1882-87; member of Logan City council; member of reform
school board 1893-95. Farmer and stockraiser.



MATHER, JAMES (son of John Mather, born Feb. 14, 1780.
and Catherine Higginson, born 1780, both of Lancashire,
Eng.). He was born Nov. 14, 1811, in Lancashire. Came to
Utah Sept. 7, 1855, Noah T. Cuyman company.

Married Mary Ditchfleld (daughter of William Ditchfleld
and Hannah Higginson), who was born Oct. 28, 1811, came to
Utah with husband. Their children: John b. 1838; Thomas
b. April 28, 1846, m. Mary Ann Cantwell Dec. 6, 1870; Han-
nah b. Nov. 1847; James b. 1848. Family home Cedar
Valley, Utah.

Assisted financially in bringing immigrants to Utah.

MATHER, THOMAS (son of James Mather and Mary Ditch-
field). Born April 28, 1846, Lancashire, Eng. Came to
Utah 1855.

Married Mary Ann Cantwell Dec. 6, 1870, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of James Shirlock Cantwell and Elizabeth



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Hammer, former pioneer Nov. 30, 1856, Edward Martin
handcart company). She was born Sept. 9, 1863, St. Louis,
Mo. Their children: Mary Elizabeth b. Oct. 3, 1871. m. Ira
E. Noble; James b. April 5. 1873; William b. Jan. 12, 1875.
m. Bertha Done; Alice b. April 8, 1877, m. Harper W. Noble;
Ellen b. Nov. 13, 1879; Rachel b. Sept. 20, 1880; Thomas Edgar
b. Feb. 18, 1883; Zina May b. March 12, 1885, m. Hyrum
Sorenson; John b. Sept. 23, 1887, m. Leon Robinson; Ellas
b. Dec. 31, 1889; Ethel b. April 9, 1892. Family home Smith-
field, Cache Co., Utah.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1866; director of
ecclesiastical organization of Smithfield; seventy; mis-
sionary to England 1893; high councilman of Benson stake.
City councilman of Smithfleld.



MATHEWS, JAMES NICHOLS (son of Knowel and Martha,
Ann Mathews of the southern states). Born July 4, 1823.
Came to Utah in 1849 by mule team.

Married Clara Slade at Washington, Utah (daughter of
William Slade and Julian Higginbottam), who came to Utah
1848 from Texas (with Blair or Jolley). Born Dec. 25, 1842,
and died Aug. 1891, Vernal, Utah. Their children: James
b. March 6, 1858; Martha Ann b. March 9, 1860, m. Orlando
Henry Bracken; Joseph, m. Mary Ann Marshall; Alice, m.
John T. Clark; Jefferson, m. Edith Jones. Family home
Pine Valley, Utah.

Missionary to southern Utah to make peace with the
Indians and assisted in development of "Dixie." Elder and
teacher. Farmer. Died June 27. 1871.



MATHEWS, JOSEPH D. (son of Thomas Mathews and Ann
Davis of Triboth, Glamorgan, Wales). Born Sept. 20, 1819,
Triboth, Wales. Came to Utah Sept. 3, 1852, Abraham O.
Smoot company.

Married Ann Roberts 1840, Triboth, Wales (daughter of
John Roberts of Llandilo, Wales). She was born 1818.
Their children: Thomas, m. Abigail L. Baker; Joseph R.,
m. Fannie D. Chase; Mary Ann, m. Griffith Roberts. Family
home. Salt Lake City.

High priest and block teacher. Stone and brick mason;
contractor. Died at Pleasant View, North Ogden, Utah.

MATHEWS, THOMAS (son of Joseph D. Mathews and Ann
Roberts). Born May 29, 1841, Triboth, Wales. Came to
Utah Sept. 3, 1852, A. O. Smoot company.

Married Abigail L. Baker June 17. 1865, Salt Lake City.
Edward Hunter performing ceremony (daughter of Simon
Baker and Charlotte Leavitt of Nauvoo, 111., pioneers Oct.
2 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company). She was born Jan.
?' 1846. Their children: Thomas W. b. April 8, 1866, m.
Annie Gray; Lottie Ann b. Jan. 5, 1868, m. Miles R. Taylor;
Francis M. b. Dec. 10, 1869, m. Sarah Williams; Joseph S.
b Dec. 11, 1873, m. Bessie Ence; Mary M. b. Dec. 21, 1875,
d. aged 9 years; Roy B. b. Nov. 25, 1878, m. Elizabeth
Lawrence. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Deputy sheriff under Adam Naylor for two years.
Freighter.

MATHEWS, WI1.I-IAM (son of Richard Matthews and Eliza-
beth Byron of Radford, Nottingham, Eng.). Born Oct.
14, 1809, at Radford. Came to Utah Oct. 4, 1864, William S.
Warren company.

Married Hephzibah Jarvis Dec. 31, 1832 (daughter of
Joseph Jarvis and Mary Bedsley), who was born March 3,
1810. Came to Utah with husband. Their children: Eliza
b March 28, 1834, m. Charles Smith Nov. 5, 1855; Richard b.
Dec 29, 1835, m. Mary Ann Sanders; Mary b. Aug. 17, 1837,
m Robert C. Kirkwood Oct. 21, 1860; Elizabeth, d. Infant;
Annie b. Aug. 12, 1840, m. George Morris Dec. 24, 1863; Emma,
d infant- Hephzibah b. Feb. 10, 1844, m. John Green Nov.
11 1866; William b. Nov. 14, 1845, m. Mary Hannah Parting-
ton Oct. 16, 1870; Thomas b. July 10, 1847. Family home
Nottingham, Eng.

MATHIAS, THOMAS (son of John Mathias and Mary Michael
of Wales). Born June 6, 1808. Carmarthen. Wales. Came to
Utah 1852, William Morgan company.

Married Margaret Williams July 1, 1831 (daughter of
William Williams and Elizabeth Jeremy), who was born
Dec 22 1811. Came to Utah with husband. Their children:
Jared b. Jan. 3, 1832; Ada b. Aug. 12, 1836, m. Leander H.
Clifford 1855; Zillah b. Dec. 14, 1839, .m. J. D. Rees Dec. 13,
1857; Jonah b. July 30, 1843, m. Abigail Burbank April 4.
1868; Ephraim S. b. March 9, 1850, m. Abl Gardner April 10,
1872. Family home Brigham City, Utah.



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