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MILLER, ELEAZAR. Came to Utah 1847.

Married Rebecca Rathbone. Their children: Gilbert;
Van Rensler, died; Perry, d. aged 70; Harrison; Elliott-
Subrlna, m. John Hackshaw; Baby, d. Infant; William, m
Margaret Neibaur, m. Christene .

Farmer. Ran church farm In early days. Died at Salt
Lake City.

MILLER, WILLIAM (son of Eleazar Miller and Rebecca
Rathbone). Born June 10, 1832. Came to Utah 1847.

Married Margaret Neibaur 1856, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Alexander Neibaur of Salt Lake City, pioneer 1848,
with oxteam). She was born Feb. 20, 1836. Their chil-
dren: Ellen b. March 14, 1857, m. Fred Brind; Rebecca
Jane b. Nov. 24, 1858, m. Herbert Savage; William Perry
b. Jan. 7, 1860, m. Martha Ellen Prows, m. Mary Jane
Birch; Van Rensler b. Jan. 3, 1861, m. Salina Gay; Alice,
m. Robert Morgan, m. Richard B. Keffer; Gilbert, d. aged
21; Subrina, d. infant; Harrison, m. Elnora Wiseman; Elliott,
m. Serepta Vicker; James Nathan, m. Lilly Stallings; Isaac
Alexander, d. May 1, 1900; Heber John, d. infant; George
Washington, m. Abigail Fullmer; Margaret. Family resided
Salt Lake City and Kamas, Utah.

Married Christene . Salt Lake Endowment house.

Their children: Joseph; Hyrum. Family home, Salt Lake

High priest. Farmer and freighter. Died July 5, 1910,
Spring Glen, Utah.

MILLER, WILLIAM PERRY (son of William Miller and
Margaret Neibaur). Born Jan. 7, 1860, Salt Lake City.

Married Martha Ellen Prows April 27, 1881, Kanosh, Utah
(daughter of William Cook Prows and Lodesky Ann Roberts,
pioneers 1850). She was born March 27, 1862, and died
Feb. 4, 1889, Kanosh, Utah. Their children: Clara Ellen
b. Aug. 17, 1882, d. infant; Margaret A. L. b. Oct. 6, 1884.
m. James Dickens Fullmer; William Albert b. Sept. 19, 1886;
Parley b. Jan. 23, 1889; Perry b. Jan. 23, 1889, m. Clara
Jorgensen. Family home Kanosh, Utah.

Married Mary Jane Birch Dec. 1, 1892, Manti, Utah (daugh-
ter of Richard Birch and Mary Ann Hale of Hoytsville,
Utah, latter a pioneer 1849 married Aug. 15, 1865, Salt
Lake Endowment house). She was born Nov. 10, 1864.
Their children: Gilbert b. Nov. 29, 1893; Helen Mar b.
July 28, 1896; Woodruff b. Oct. 19, 1898; Isaac b. Dec. 20,
1900; James Earl b. July 26, 1902; George Ellis b. Nov.
27, 1904; Eleazar b. March 14, 1907. Family resided at
Joseph City, Cleveland and Spring Glen, Utah.

Seventy; high priest; counselor to Bishop James Nathan
Miller; counselor to Bishop J. T. Rowley; Sunday school
superintendent; president Y. M. M. I. A.; ward teacher.
Farmer and freighter.

MILLER, FREDERICK ANDRUS (son of Frederick Andrus
Miller of Germany, born 1811, and Mary Wilson of Scotland,
born Feb. 16, 1811 married in New York city). He was
born March 24, 1838. Came to Utah Sept. 27, 1851, Morris
Phelps company.

Married Geneva Shaw Oct. 31, 1870 (daughter of William
Shaw and Diana Chase), who was born Feb. 6, 1854, Ogden,
Utah. Their children: Frederick S. b. July 28, 1871, m.
Polly Ann Taylor; William b. Aug. 11, 1873, died; James b.
Dec. 27, 1874; Frank b. March 14. 1876, m. Anna Colman;
Mary b. Nov. 14, 1877, m. Walter Taylor; Jerome b. Aug. 21,
1879; Geneva b. March 22, 1881, m. R. R. D. Brown; Diana
b. April 10, 1883, m. Frank Blair; Margret b. Nov. 16, 1884.
m. Isaac D. Fife; Reuben b. Sept. 13, 1886; Agnes b. March
2, 1888; Rosabell b. Nov. 26, 1889; Robert L. b. Dec. 4. 1891;
Archie D. b. Feb. 16, 1893; Jesse E. b. Sept. 29. 1894; Juliet
F. b. July 6, 1899.

Counselor to bishop, Harrlsville, Utah, for four years;
missionary to Lemhi, Idaho, 1867-58. Alderman for Ogden
city two terms; justice of the peace for six years, Lynne
precinct, Ogden, Utah; school trustee 20 years for Lynne.
and Harrisville districts.



MILLKR, FREDERICK S. (son of Frederick Andrus Miller
and Geneva Shaw). Born July 28, 1871, Lynne. Utah.

Married Polly Ann Taylor Dec. 2, 1897, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Harvey G. Taylor and Emeline Rawson). She
was born Aug. 22, 1873, Harrisville, Utah.

MILLER, HENRY WILLIAM (son of James Gardner Miller,
born March 15, 1771, in Connecticut, and Ruth Arnold, born
1769 married Oct. 27, 1798). He was born May 1, 1807,
Lexington, Greene county, N. T. Came to Utah 1852.

Married Elmira Pond June 19, 1831 (daughter of Silas
and Clarissa Pond), who was born Feb. 14, 1811, and came to
Utah 1852, Captain Miller company. Their children; Eliza-
beth b. Sept. 25, 1832, m. Andrew Quigley; Ruth Ann b.
March 30, 1834, m. George McBride; m. James McBride;
Lucy b. Jan. 10, 1837, m. Oliver L. Robinson; Wm. Henry
b. Dec. 22, 1838, m. Helen M. Hinmon; Alma b. Jan. 20, 1841,
m. Louisa Jane Hall; Mary Elmira b. Sept. 10, 1843, m. Alma
Hess; Freelove b. July 24, 1845, m. Milton D. Hammond;
Hyrum Smith b. May 4, 1847, m. Caroline Smithson; Sarah
Jane b. March 22, 1849, m. Wm. V. Carbine; David b. Feb.
14, 1851; Arnold Daniel b. March 2, 1852, m. Mary Jane
Laub. Family resided Council Bluffs, Iowa, Farmington,
and St. George Utah.

High priest. High councilor. Representative Iowa legis-
lature. Missionary to Indian territory in 1852. Assisted
in bringing immigrants to Utah; member of Mormon Bat-
talion; pioneer to southern Utah 1865. Located at Farming-
ton in 1882. Lawyer; farmer and stockralser. Died October,

MILLER, WILLIAM H. (son of Henry W. Miller and Elmira
Pond). Born Dec. 22, 1838, at Quincy, 111. Came to Utah
with father.

Married Helen M. Hinman, March 20, 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Lyman Hinman of Massachusetts pioneer of
Sept. 8, 1848), who was born Sept. 20, 1840. Their children:
Edna, d. aged 13; William M., m. Udora Hess; Aurelia, d.
Infant; Lyman H., m. Mary J. Smith; Seymour L., m. Lillie
Hunsaker; Eva, m. Franklin L. Walker; Maud, m. David

Cook; Hattie, m. Harvey Moore; Rhoda, m. Raddon.

Family home Farmington, Utah.

Fruitgrower and stockraiser.

MILLER, WILLIAM M. (son of William H. Miller and Helen
M. Hinman). Born Feb. 12, 1861, Farmington, Utah.

Married Udora Hess, Nov. 24, 1881, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John W. Hess and Mary Ann Steed, of Farmingiton,
Utah pioneers 1849). She was born Sept. 28, 1863. Their
children: Helen M. b. March 26, 1883, d. aged 2; William M.
b. March 11, 1885; George Lewis b. May 14, 1887, m. Alice
Rohwer; Mary Ann b. Nov. 5, 1889, m. William T. Rogers;
Clarence (Eugene) b. Aug. 15. 1892; John (Wilford) b. Nov.
17, 1894. Family home Penrose, Box Elder Co., Utah.

Married Olive Pierson, Sept. 8, 1895, Plymouth, Box Elder

Co., Utah, (daughter of Harmon D. Pierson and Mary ,

of Plymouth, Utah pioneers fall, 1847). She was born
about 1870. Their children: James H. b. Sept. 3, 1897;
Maud b. May 12, 1899; Olive U. b. Nov. 1901; Aurelia E. b.
Dec. 12, 1902; Jessie b. Sept. 30, 1906; Irene (twin of Jessie);
Helen b. March 19, 1909; Althea b. In 1911.

Elder. Farmer; fruitgrower; stockralser.

MILLER, ARNOLD DANIEL (son of Henry Wm. Miller and
Elmira Pond). Born March 2, 1852, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Married Mary Jane Laub Dec. 14, 1873, Salt Lake City,
Utah, (daughter of George and Mary Jane McGinnes Laub,
pioneers 1852, Captain Higby company). She was born Nov.
29, 1856, Salt Lake City. Their children: Arnold Daniel b.
Oct. 23, 1874, m. Effle A. Secrist; Bert Henry b. Dec. 15,
1876, m. Rose Davis; Franklin Alma b. Sept. 3. 1879, m.
Bertha Flint; Erwin Stanley b. Aug. 11, 1882; George Wm.
b. Dec. 26, 1885, m. Jennie Southworth; Mary Elmira b. Nov.
7, 1887, m. Lee Stanford; John Frederick b. Nov. 10, 1891;
Edgar Ray b. Jan. 3, 1894; Leah Lurene b. July 13, 1896.
Family resided St. George, Utah; Parker, Idaho, and St.
Anthony, Idaho.

High councilor Zion stake, Oregon, 1902-3; bishop
of St. Anthony, Idaho. Was a leading member of the build-
ing committee of the Yellowstone stake tabernacle. Pioneer
in farming and stock raising In the Egin Bench (now
Parker), Idaho. Assessor and collector of Fremont county,
Idaho, 1896-98. Served in constructing and developing the
Irrigation system of the Upper Snake River valley.
Freighter and railroader of the Rocky Mountain regjion
1870-84. Bishop's counselor at Parker, Idaho, 1884.

MILLER, ARNOLD DANIEL JK. (son of Arnold Daniel Miller
and Mary Jane Laub). Born Oct. 23, 1874, St. George, Utah.

Married Effle A. Secrist Dec. 1, 1897, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Heber Nephi Secrist and Florence Adelta
Smith). She was born Feb. 1, 1878, Farmington, Utah.
Their children: Vernessa Irene b. Dec. 26, 1899; Eunice
Gertrude b. Jan. 8, 1902; Florence Mary b. Jan. 14, 1907;
Effle Myrle b. May 20, 1909. Family home Parker, Idaho.

Bishop of Parker, Idaho; assistant superintendent of Sun-
day school; stake Sunday school board member; missionary
to northwestern states 1897-99. Attended school at the
B. Y. U., Provo, Utah. Pioneer of Idaho 1884. Assisted In
the development of the upper Snake River valley. Member
building committee Yellowstone stake tabernacle. Ward
president Y. M. M. I. A. eight years.

MILLER, JAMBS. Born Nov. 20, 1829, Blrtherglen, Lanark-
shire, Scotland. Came to Utah with oxteam.

Married Margaret Anderson, at Salt Lake City. Their
children: Mary Elizabeth, m. George Boyen; Margaret Ann,
m. Alma Charles Davis; Charles William, m. Minnie
Creamer; James David, m. Margaret Snell; Agnes Ann. m.
Joseph Creer; John Archibald. Family home Spanish Fork,

Married Lavenia Andrus Dec. 6, 1869, Salt Lake Endow-
ment house (daughter of Milo Andrus and Lucy Loomls
of Big Cottonwood, Utah, pioneers with handcarts). She
was born Feb. 28, 1854, Big Cottonwood. Their children-
Brigham b. Nov. 24, 1870; Lucy b. Aug. 2, 1872; Lavenia
b. July 29, 1873; Alma R. b. Jan. 12, 1876; June b. June 1,
1878; Francina b. Sept. 14, 1880; Amos b. Oct. 19, 1882, d.
Aug. 22, 1909. Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Died October, 1904, Spanish Fork, Utah.

Lavenia Andrus later married James McComb, at Salt
Lake City. Their children: Eleanor b. March 17, 1889, m.
Jesse Miles, m. James Raymond; Mary Alma b. May 29,
1890, m. Clifford Robinson; Viola b. Dec. 2, 1891, m. Edward
House; Ida b. July 14, 1893, d. aged 2; William James b.
July 2, 1895. Family home Helper, Utah.

MILLER, JOHN. Born Jan. 11, 1811, Wymondham, Nor-
folk, Eng.

Married Mary Jolley, at Norfolk, Eng.

Married Jane Childs (Ginger) Nov. 1, 1868, Salt Lake En-
dowment house (daughter of George Childs and Rachel
Proyer of Herefordshire, Eng., pioneers Aug. 20, 1868, Cap-
tain McMaster company). She was born Dec. 10, 1818.

Died Aug. 11. 1892, Salt Lake City.

Jane Childs was the widow of William Ginger.

MILLER, MARTIN (son of George Miller, born 1807, Den-
mark, and Margret Healey, born in Denmark). Born June
23, 1843, in Denmark. Came to Utah in 1853.

Married Christena Peterson Dec. 15, 1867, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Andrew Peterson and Norma Anderson of
Sweden, pioneers Sept. 27, 1862, John R. Murdock company).
She was born May 21, 1845. Their children: Martin George
b. Dec. 17, 1868, m. Lovina Williams July 4, 1892; Mary Ann
b. Jan. 9, 1869, died; Margret b. June 1, 1873, m. John
Thomas Gordon Jan. 24, 1895; Emma Christena b. Aug. 27,
1876, m. Boise A. Wells July 3, 1900; Alma, m. Anna Bushman
Oct. 3, 1902; Franklin John; Hannah Lottie, m. Myron
Harker Feb. 15, 1907; Anna, died; Elma, m. Earl Harker.
Family first resided Lehi, then Mount Pleasant (1859), Utah,
and Magirath (1892), Canada.

Seventy. Teacher. Black Hawk war veteran. Member
water board Lehl for years. Made trip across plains with
oxteam for immigrants 1862. Farmer. Died Dec. 5, 1912,

MILLER, MILO (son of Josiah and Amanda Miller of Ohio).
Born July 26, 1818, in Ohio. Came to Utah 1849. Ephraim
Hanks company, by way of California with Mormon Batta-

Married Rachel Ewing 1851, Salt Lake City, Brigham
Young officiating (daughter of Samuel Ewlng and Elizabeth
Schaffer of Little Britain, Lancaster county. Pa., pioneers
1848, Heber C. Kimball company). She was born Aug. 12.
1829, and died August, 1898. Their children: Samuel, m.
Maggie Sheppee; Daniel, m. Loanda Tidwell; James, died;
Charles Andrew; John Edward, m. Mariah Jensen; Franklin
Anderson, m. Ann Eliza Merrick (Toot); William Ashmer, m.
Hannah Jensen; Sarah Frances, died; Joseph Henry; Ora
Ann, died; Hyrum Emer, died. Family resided Nephl and
Emery, Utah.

President seventies quorum; block teacher. Was called
to settle Nephl, and his child, James, was the first child
buried there; helped to build canals, Irrigation ditches and
wagon roads; moved to Rabbit Valley from Nephi 1875, then
to Loa, and then to Emery county 1877, where there was but
one family at the time he arrived, Casper Christensen. He
was the upbuilder of this part of the country, and his
work paved the way for the others that came. Veteran
Black Hawk and Tintic Indian wars. Farmer. Died March
3, 1900, Nephi.

MILLER, FRANKLIN ANDERSON (son of Mllo Miller and
Rachel Ewing). Born Jan. 9, 1861, Nephi, Utah.

Married Ann Eliza Merrick (Toot) Dec. 25, 1886, on his
ranch, seven miles south of Emery, David Jones officiating
(daughter of George Merrick and Hannah Green of Mt.
Pleasant and Emery, Utah). She was born Jan. 22, 1870.
Their children: Franklin Edwin, died; Rachel b. Jan. 14.
1891, m. Alfred Jensen; Delphia b. Jan. 19, 1893; Ruth b.
Dec. B, 1894: May b. Feb. 27, 1897; Esther b. Dec. 1, 1899;
William b. Nov. B, 1901; Sherman b. June 16, 1904; George
b. May 24, 1908. Family home, Emery.

Deacon. Came to Emery as a boy, where he passed his
life In building up the county and town of Emery; all that
has been accomplished in building the south side of the
county to its present high state of cultivation and develop-
ment has been done since he came here; the Irrigation canals
and wagon roads that have been the hardest to build has



been a part of his labor; he has devoted his time to farming,
and owns the first farm taken up in this part of the country;
it is where his father located in 1877; he was the first man to
successfully raise corn In this part of Utah.

on account of 111 health. Engaged in fruitgrowing and gen-
eral farming on Provo bench. President and manager Utah
Products Company at Murray. Member school board. School
teacher in Salt Lake City 1895-96. Graduate of University
of Utah, 1895.

Mil.l.F.n. KEFBEX (son of Isaac Miller, born Jan. 19, 1782.
Reading, Pa., and Esther Glime, born Feb. 27, 1789, in Lan-
caster county, Pa.). He was born Sept. 4, 1811, Lancaster,
Pa. Came to Utah 1849.

Married Rhoda Ann Letts April 17, 1836 (daughter of
David Letts and Martha Strawn), who was born Nov. 25,
1814. Their children: Edwin C. b. Feb. 9, 1837, d. July
26, 1838; James R. b. Oct. 2, 1838. m. Mary Jane Gardner;
Martha b. March 17, 1843, d. May 12. 1843; Reuben P. b.
Dec. 22, 1844. m. Margaret Gardner Oct. 1, 1868; Melvin M.
b. Oct. 17, 1846, m. Martha Maria Shurtliff; Chillian L. b.
Nov. 29. 1848. m. Harriett Jane Webb June 24, 1870; Edgar
G. b. June 22, I860, d. Jan. 2. 1863; Rhoda Ann b. June 28,
1862. d. April 20, 1864; Uriah G. b. Sept. 24, 1864, d. Dec.
9, 1867: David L. b. Oct. 8, 1856. m. Emerett Boyce Dec. 27,
1877. Family home Mill Creek ward, Salt Lake county, Utah.

Married Orace Burnham (daughter of Dyer Burnham and
Grace Cone). She was born Nov. 20. 1816. Mexico. Oswego
county. N. Y. Their children: Ellen Elizabeth b. Feb. 14,
1850, d. May 28, 1865: Julia Ann b. Oct. 8, 1854, d. June 3,
1866; Charles Eugene b. Aug. 25, 1852, m. Christeena

Married Ann Cramer Dec. 9, 1856, Salt Lake City (daughter
of George B. Cramer and Elizabeth West). She was born
July 15. 1838, Warwickshire, Eng. Their children: Orrin
Porter b. Sept. 11, 1858. m. Minnie Morgan; Mary Elizabeth
b. Nov. 1, 1860, m. Thomas Boam; Louisa b. Nov. 22, 1862,
d. Oct. 11, 1883; George Benjamin b. Feb. 19. 1865, m. Jane
Merrill; Harriet Ann b. March 11, 1867, m. John W. Morgan;
Lenora b. March 20. 1869, m. George Green; Milton Henry b.
Aug. 8. 1871, d. Oct. 31, 1875; Walter Frederick b. Sept. 6,
1873; Marlon John b. Sept. 20, 1877, m. Lydia Bolton; Nellie
Cramer b. Sept. 30, 1880, m. Otto Headman Dec. 19, 1900;
Deuane b. Jan. 15, 1883. m. Mary Elizabeth Burgon Sept. 7,
1904. Family home Mill Creek, Utah.

Married Jane Hughes Jan. 11. 1869. Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of James Hughes and Elizabeth Swallon). She was born
Jan. 21, 1849, Leominster, Herefordshire, Eng. Their chil-
dren: Ella Jane b. Dec. 30, 1869, m. Ernest Croxford; Frank
Hughes b. Sept. 7, 1872, m. Blanche Williams; Letts Gllme
b. March 5, 1874, d. March 5. 1875; Esther Elizabeth b. April
11, 1876, d. Sept. 6, 1878; Emma Maria b. Oct. 6, 1877, m. Wil-
liam Park; Ellas Smith b. Aug. 5, 1882. Family home Mill
Creek, Utah.

First located at Mill Creek. When the Mill Creek ward
was organized in 1850. he was set apart as bishop of that
ward, which position he held to his death. County com-
missioner 1850. He was known to be a hard worker and a
keen business man, and succeeded in accumulating consider-
able worldly goods. Nearly, if not all of the main water
ditches lying north of Big Cottonwood Creek were laid out
by him, with an old water level and a teakettle that he used
for an instrument. During his life as a commissioner he
opened .!! of the roads both ways across the valley, and
the present system of roads Is due to his foresight and

MILLER, REUBEN PARLEY (son of Reuben Miller and
Rhoda Ann Letts). Born Dec. 22, 1844. Beech Creek, LaSalle
county. 111. Came to Utah 1848.

Married Margaret Gardner Oct. 10, 1868 (daughter of
Robert Gardner and Jane McCune, pioneers October, 1847,
Edward Hunter company). She was born Sept. 11, 1844,
and came to Utah with parents. Their children: Reuben
Edgar b. Oct. 30, 1869, m. Janetta McMillan.; m. Elizabeth
Dixon; Robert Gardner b. April 20, 1872. d. Nov. 29, 1878;
David b. June 19, 1873, d. July 31, 1873; Uriah George b.
Nov. 28, 1874, m. Rosamond Carlisle; Margaret May b. May
7, 1878, d. June 12, 1878; Edith Lyle b. Aug. 7, 1879; Melvin
Parley b. April 30, 1882, m. Cora Brugger; Ernest Tay b.
April 30, 1884, d. Dec. 20, 1892. Family home Mill Creelc,

Member Nauvoo Legion from early 1860 until its disorgan-
ization 1870; 1862 was called by President Lincoln to guard
mail route; crossed plains In all 13 times, making six
trips for immigrants; 1867-68, freighted to Los Angeles;
1871, with his brother, Melvin, entered Cheny Creek in the
cattle business; 1876 they entered Castle Valley where they
established a flourishing sheep and cattle Industry; also
engaged in farming, manufacturing and mercantile business.
Just previous to his death, he secured controlling interest in
what was known as the Inter-Mountain Milling Company.
Died March 27, 1891.

MILLER, URIAH GEORGE (son of Reuben Parley Miller
and Margaret Gardner). Born Nov. 28, 1874, Mill Creek,

Married Rosamond Pearl Carlisle (daughter of Joseph
Carlisle and Isabel! Sharp, married 1863. St. Louts, Mo., and
came to Utah same year). She was born July 29, 1876.
Their children: Uriah Lynn b. Dec. 12, 1902; Marvin George
b. Sept. 2, 1905.

Missionary to northern states June 2, 1896 to Dec. 21,
1898; missionary to West Mountain mining district Nov.
16, 1899, and remained there until the Granite stake was
organized, when he was chosen second counselor in the
Y. M. M. I. A. When Murray first ward was organized Oct.
28, 1900, he was chosen as bishop; released January, 1909,

MILLER, WILLIAM (son of Seth Miller and Martha Tilden
of Avon, N. Y.). Born Jan. 8, 1914, Avon, N. Y. Came
to Utah Sept. 15, 1849, with his own company.

Married Marilla Lucretia Johnson Dec. 27, 1845, Nauvoo,
111. (daughter of Aaron Johnson and Polly Zerviah Kelsey.
of Nauvoo, 111.; came to Utah September, 1850, the former's
own company). She was born Oct. 12, 1830. Their child:
Wm. Alonzo, died. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Married Phoebe Scott May 4, 1834, Avon, N. Y. She was
born Aug. 19, 1816. Their children: George; Rebecca Scott.

Married Emeline Potter Feb. 7, 1846. She was born May
18, 1828.

Married Annie Lewis Sept. 8, 1859. She was born July 23.

Married Jane Lewis Oct. 22, 1864. She was born Nov. 20,

Member second quorum seventies; missionary to England
1860-68; president of Utah stake. Probate judge Utah
county. Merchant; farmer; stockraiser. Died Aug. 7, 1875,
Provo, Utah.

MILLETT, ARTEMUS (son of Artemus Millett and Susan-
nah Peters of Kirtland. Ohio). Born June 15, 1836, Kirt-
land, Ohio. Came to Utah in 1866, independent company.

Married Nancy Jane Beal Oct. 11, 1866, at Glenwood. Utah
(daughter of William Beal and Clarissa Allen of Glenwood,
Utah; came to Utah in 1860, Independent company). She
was born Oct. 22, 1846. Their children: Artemus b. Dec.
4. 1866; Franklyn W. b. Sept. 23. 1868, m. Caroline Jarmln;
Charley William b. April 18, 1871, m. Ethel Larson; Emma
Maria b. Nov. 4, 1873. m. Edwin Lytle; Susan Harriett b.
Aug. 15. 1876, m. Melvin A; Court; Eliza Lemira b. hov. 4,
1878, m. William E. Barney; Paul Alma b. Dec. 12, 1880. m.
Effie May Burr; Clarice Effle b. June 21, 1883, m. Joseph Hill,
m. Elwood Davis; Sarah Jane b. April 19, 1885; Ella Augusta
b. Aug. 15, 1887, m. Arthur Newell; Lenora Nancy b. Feb. 18,
1887, m. Clarence Kofford.

Farmer and fruitgrower. Died Oct. 31, 1902, Provo.

MILLETT, PAUL ALMA (son of Artemus Millett and Nancy
Jane Beal). Born Dec. 12, 1880, Spring Valley, Nev. Came
to Utah May, 1900.

Married Effle May Burr Dec. 9, 1903, at Manti, Utah
(daughter of Henry Uriah Burr and Julia Caroline Beal of
Grass Valley. Utah). She was born April 1, 1883. Their
children: Maggie Edna b. Sept. 14, 1904; Lorin Elmer b.
July 7, 1906; Archie Levon b. Oct. 18, 1908; Orson Paul b.
Nov. 1. 1910; Hazel Ruby b. Nov. 13, 1912. Family home
Provo, Utah.

High priest; assistant superintendent Sharon Sunday
school 1903-11; superintendent 1911; bishop's counselor.
Fruitgrower and farmer.

and Frances Farr of Southampton, Eng.). Born Jan. 14,
1838, Southampton. Came to Utah Oct. 11, 1861, William
Wright independent freight company.

Married Eliza Harriet Bailey at Southampton (daughter
of Francis and Eliza Bailey of Southampton; they came to
Utah in 1869). She was born Sept. 22, 1838. Their children:
Charles Frank b. Dec. 14, 1861, m. Caroline Daniels; Alonzo
Alvin b. Aug. 31. 1863, m. Pamelia Hoyt; Eliza Jane b. Aug.
23, 1865, m. William Crittenden; Mary Ellen b. June 4,
1867. d. June 6, 1878; Samuel James b. Oct. 2. 1869, m. Olive
Irene Crittenden; Ella Louisa b. Oct. 6, 1871, d. May 22,
1878; Maud Elizabeth b. April 6. 1873, m. Andrew Peterson;
Albert Edmond b. Nov. 8, 1874, m. Martha Ann Wilkinson;
Walter Louis b. July 18, 1876, d. Dec. 21, 1876; Ezra Thomas
b. Jan. 16, 1878, d. Dec. 2, 1878; Amy Clara b. Nov. 9, 1879,
d. Feb. 24, 1893. Family home Hoytsville, Utah.

County superintendent of Sunday schools. County super-
intendent of schools.

MILLS, ALBERT EDMOND (son of C. E. T. Mills and Eliza
Harriet Bailey). Born Nov. 8, 1874. Hoytsville. Utah.

Married Martha Ann Wilkinson June 27, 1906. Salt Lake
City (daughter of Joseph and Martha Ann Wilkinson of
Hoytsville, pioneers of 1862 and 1869, respectively). She
was born April 7, 1883. Their children: Grace Bernice b.
April 27, 1907; Alice Afton b. Sept. 16, 1908; Emma b. Sept.
18, 1910. Family home Hoytsville, Utah.

Stake aid In Y. M. M. I. A.; second counselor in stake
Y. M. M. I. A.

MILLS, RICHARD ISAAC (son of Thomas Mills and Ann
Stevens of Walsall. Staffordshire, Eng.). Born Nov. 26,
1836, Birmingham, Warwickshire, Eng. Came to Utah In

Married Charlotte Giles Oct. 27, 1861, Salt Lake City
(daughter of James Giles and Charlotte Napper of Walsall;
the former died at Green River, latter came to Utah In
1863). She was born Oct. 4, 1839. Their children: Jamea



Thomas: Charlotte Ann; Sarah Jane; Richard Isaac. Family
home West Weber, Utah.

High priest; ward teacher; Sunday school superintendent.
Died Jan. 28, 1910, West Weber.

MILLS, JAMES T. (son of Richard Isaac Mills and Charlotte
Giles). Born Jan. 29. 1863. West Weber.

Married Sarah Buck March 29, 1895, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Charles Buck and Hannah Chanlrey, pioneers
1866, Thomas E. Ricks company). She was born Jan. 8,
1874. Family home. West Weber.

Member 108th quorum seventies; missionary to Society
Islands 1899-01; president elders quorum of Bannock stake
1899: assistant Sunday school superintendent; ward teacher.

MILLS. THOMAS. Born April 4, 1814, Radcliff, Lancaster-
shire, Eng.

Married Alice Allen in 1838, at Radcliff. She was born

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