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April 14, 1819, and died July 14, 1891. at Mt. Pleasant, Utah.
Came to Utah Oct. 2, 1862, James S. Brown company. Their
children: Mary and James, d. infants; Mary Ann, m. James
Allen; Elizabeth, m. Joseph Page; Alice, m. Joseph Page;
William, died; Samuel, m. Mary Jane Winegar; Sarah Jane,
d. infant.

Died Sept. 5, 1858, Alton, 111.



MII.VKlt, STANLEY B. (son of John Milner and Sarah S.
Bark of Lancaster. Wis.). Born Jan. 11, 1860, Little Grant,
Wis. Came to Utah in June. 1891.

Married Truth Campbell, Sept. 26. 1875, Atlantic. Cass Co.,
Iowa (daughter of Stanton A. Campbell and Theresa Lamson
of Mt. Washington, Mass), who was born Sept. 23, 1852.
Their children: Archibald C. b. June 8, 1877; Clarence B.:
Joy S., m. Hazel Robinson. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Promoter of the irrigation on the Snake river, in Idaho.
President Twin Falls Irrigation Company. Mining and
reclamation. Died May 2, 1901, Salt Lake City.

MILNER, ARCHIBALD C. (son of Stanley B. Milner and
Truth Campbell). Born June 8. 1877, Atlantic, Iowa. Came
to Utah in 1891. Resides at Salt Lake City.
Mining and reclamation operator.



MITCHELL. HEZEKIAH (son of Thomas Mitchell -and
Martha Haigh, of Bolton, Lancastershire, F.ng.). Born May
31, 1810, Simondly. near Stockport. Eng. Came to Utah
Sept. 29, 1854. James Brown company.

Married Sarah Mallinson, Oct. 7, 1832, Manchester, Lan-
castershire. Eng. (daughter of John Mallinson and Mary
Shaw Mallinson, of Pltsmoor [near Sheffield!, Yorkshire.
Eng.). She was born Nov. 16, 1810. Their children: Martin
Luther, d. infant; Frederick Augustus Herman Frank, m.
Margaret Thompson; Lavinia, m. James Brown; m. John Hor-

rocks; Manti Ann, d. infant: Maria, m. and Ed. G. Hor-

rocks; Elizabeth, m. Ed. G. Horrocks: Ebeneza, d. infant;
Sarah Ann, m. Joseph Graham: m. Winslow Farr; Prlscilla
Victoria, m. Rasmus Christiansen. Family resided Tooele,
Ogden and Salt Lake City.

High priest; counselor in the bishopric of 1st ward. Salt
Lake City, Utah, at the time of demise. Machinist; farmer.
Died Sept. 25, 1872, Salt Lake City, Utah.

MITCHELL. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS HERMAN FRANK
(son of Hezekiah Mitchell and Sarah Mallinson Mitchell).
Born July 14, 1835, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Eng. Came to
Utah September. 1854, James Brown company.

Married Margaret Thompson Nov. 15, 1855, -Salt Lake City
(daughter of Ralph Thompson and Ann Bently of Nauvoo,
111., and later of St. Louis, Mo., pioneers September, 1852).
She was born Jan. 31, 1840, Alston. Cumberland, Eng.
Their children: Margaret Ann b. Aug. 28, 1859, m. Alfred
H. Caine; Emily Lavinia b. July 13, 1861, d. infant: Ella b.
Jan. 18, 1864, m. Lafayette Grant Burton; Francis Laura
b. March 20, 1866, m. Alexander McMaster; Frederick Au-
gustus b. Dec. 30. 1867. d. infant: Eleanor Mary b. June 20.
1870, m. Hyrum Mickle Blackhurst; Ida Rachel b. Sept. 24,
1872; Herman Frank b. Oct. 18, 1874, m. Mary Maude Thomp-
son; Ralph Thompson b. Feb. 4. 1877, m. Sarah Oliver
Yeates; Alfred Hezekiah b. March 26, 1879, m. Beatrice
Carlisle: Milton Reuben b. Jan. 21, 1883, m. Helena Belinken;
Edgar Bentley b. Sept. 13. 1885, m. La Prile Barber. Family
resided Salt Lake City and Logan, Utah.

Member of 27th and 57th quorum seventies; missionary to
Hawaiian Islands 1856-8 and 1873-5, to Great Britain 1899-
1902; presided over Hawaiian mission from 1873-5; member
of council 57th quorum seventy from 1860-1902; counselor
In the high priest quorum of Cache stake of Zion; second
counselor in bishopric of 13th ward, Salt Lake City; super-
intendent of Sunday school, twentieth ward, Salt Lake City.
County surveyor Summit Co., Utah; commissioner to lo-
cate University lands, territory of Utah; deputy U. S. mineral
surveyor 1887-1900. Merchant; civil engineer; farmer.
Family home Logan, Utah.

MITCHELL, ALFRED HEZEKIAH (son of Frederick Au-
gustus Herman Frank Mitchell and Margaret Thompson).
Born March 26, 1879. Salt Lake City.

Married Beatrice Carlisle Nov. 19, 1902, Logan. Cache Co.,
Utah (daughter of John G. Carlisle, pioneer 1855, Wm. S.
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Godbe company, and Margaret Kewley, who came to Utah
Nov. 30, 1856, Edward Martin company, of Logan, Utah). She
was born April 13, 1882. Their children: Beatrice b. Sept.
5, 1903; Lavinia b. Sept. 13. 1905; Margaret b. Nov. 3, 1908;
Alfred Hezekiah b. June 19, 1911. Family home Logan, Utah.
Member of 8th quorum elders of Cache stake of Zion;
second of 8th quorum of elders. Barber.



MITTOX, SAMUEL CROWTHER (son of William Mitton and
Hannah Crowther). Born May 27, 1835, Halifax, Yorkshire.
Eng. Came to Utah 1857.

Married Mary Ann Bailey Dec. 25, 1861. Their children:
Ann Maria; Samuel B.; John: William Edwin: Mary Ann.
Family home Wellsville. Cache Co., Utah. Died Dec. 27.
1902, Logan, Utah.

MITTON, SAMUEL BAILEY (son of Samuel C. Mitton and
Mary Ann Bailey). Born March 21, 1863, at Wellsville.

Married Mary Hawkins March 28, 1888 (daughter of
William E. Hawkins and Margaret Hawkins). Their chil-
dren: William Edwin: Ada: Annie; Leroy; Mary; Ruby.
Family resided Wellsville and Logan, Utah.



MOFFAT, DAVID KAY (son of Alexander Moffal and Cath-
erine Kay of Scotland). Born Dec. 30, 1811, Parish of In-
veresk (Junction). Scotland. Came to Utah Aug. 27, 1860,
Daniel Robison handcart company.

Married Janet Leishman July 1, 1842, Pension, Scotland
(daughter of William Leishman and Janet Donaldson of
Pension), who was born Sept. 10. 1816. Their children:
Janet b. May 17, 1843, m. John McLain; Calherine b. Nov. 4,
1844; Joseph S. b. June 16, 1846, m. Mary Jane Brown; Wil-
liam b. Feb. 11, 1848, m. Eliza Barnes; Chrisline b. March 26,
1850, m. Henry Grow; Alexander D., m. Mallie Dewey; Marian,
m. Manassa Williams; Millen A. b. Ocl. 9. 1856. m. May Kim-
ball; Mary J. t m. Lorin Eldredge. Family home. Salt Lake
City.

Laborer and coal miner. Died 1885.

MOFFAT, JOSEPH S. (son of David Kay Moffat and Janel
Leishman). Born June 16, 1846. Croflhead. Scolland.

Married Mary Jane Brown Dec. 7, 1868, Salt Lake City
(daughler of Robert Brown and Mary Dearden of Salt Lake
City, pioneers 1847), who was born Dec. 12, 1849, and died
February, 1881. Their children: David W. b. March 26,
1870, m. Sarah E. Howe; Mary M. b. Sept. 26. 1872. m.
Thomas H. Jenkins; Percy D. b. May 4, 1875, m. Kate John-
son: Joseph S. b. March 31, 1878. m. Mary E. Karl; Mary
Jane, d. Feb. 1881. Family home Meadowville, Ulah.

Married Lois B. Gunn Jan. 5, 1886, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John C. and Caroline B. Gunn of Salt Lake City, pio-
neers August. 1860). who was born March 7. 1858. Their
children: Caroline B. b. Sept.. 1886. m. Martin Kearl; John
Kay b. May, 1888, m. Hannah Robinson; Lois L. b. June,
1889, m. Lawrence Johnson; Clarence G. b. Aug., 1890; Lucile
J. b. Dec.. 1891; Janet L. b. March, 1894, m. Simon Thornick;
Roy A. b. July, 1896; Ralph S. b. Sepl., 1898. Family home
Meadowville, Ulah.

Juslice of peace; school Iruslee. Rancher; stockraiser.



MOLEN JESSE. Came to Ulah Oct. 2, .1847, Jedediah M.
Grant company.

Married Lurania Huffaker. Their children: Margarel Ann,
m. Orris Murdock; Alexander C., d. aged 4: Simpson M.,
m. Jane Hyde; James Wesley, m. Jane Sloddard: Francis
Marion, m. Emma Lawrence; Docey E., m. John Loll;
Sophrona R., m. John Reese; Hannah E., m. Benson Roper;
Nancy Jane, d. aged 3: Michael W., m. Eunice Lowry;
Glnevra E.. m. Slephen Weeks Ross. Jr.; Martha M., m. David
Grant: Mary E., m. George Murdock. Family home Salt
Lake City, Utah.

Elder. Farmer. Died at Salt Lake Clly.

MOLEN, MICHAEL W. (son of Jesse Molen and Lurania
Huffaker). Born Jan. 15, 1842, Camp Creek, Bureau counly,
111. Came lo Utah with falher.

Married Eunice L. Lowry Aug. 14, 1879 (daughler of
John Lowry and Sarah Jane Brown, who were married
Nov. 27, 1850, al Manli, Ulah; former pioneer Seplember,
1847, Ihe laller July 29, 1847, wilh conlingenl Mormon Bal-
lalion company). She was born April 16, 1860, al Manli,
Ulah. Their children: Michael Kennelh b. April 15, 1882,
m. Minerva Richards Feb. 14, 1907: Adrienne b. Aug. 6,
1880, m. Walter J. Park Sepl. 30. 1903; Jesse Lowry b. Feb.
14. 1884: Simpson Hazellon b. Aug. 12. 1888. died; Vera b.
Dec. 8, 1890; Verda b. Jan. 24. 1893; Ronald Lowry b. Feb.
26, 1896; Mildred b. Sepl. 5, 1898, died; Reid Lowry b. Feb.
8. 1901; Slerling Lowry b. Aug. 16. 1903. Family home
Ferron, Springville and Maplelon, Ulah.

High priesl; Isl counselor to Bishop William Taylor of
Ferron ward; director of Manti lemple. Juslice of peace
al Ferron; counly commissioner of Emery counly 1888-89.

MOLEN. MICHAEL KENNETH L. (son of Michael W.
Molen and Eunice L. Lowry). Born April 15, 1882, al Fer-
ron. Ulah.

Married Minerva Richards Feb. 14. 1907 (daughter of
Thomas and Adelaid Richards, both of St. Anlhony, Idaho).
Their child: Mildred b. 1909.

Elder; missionary lo soulhern states 1902-04. Railroad
contraclor; engaged in implement business.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



MOTS SOU, CHRISTIAN HANS (son of Hans Monson. born
September, 1798, and Berte Nilsdater, born Aug. 10, 1795,
both at Rakkestad, Norway). He was born June 16, 1837,
Fredrikstad, Norway. Came to Utah 1867, handcart com-
pany.

Married Nilslne Hansen June 29, 1858, who was born Jan.
23, 1823, Copenhagen, Denmark. Their children: Christian
b. May 22. 1860, m. Lavina Henson; Hyrum b. March 22,
1862, d. March 22, 1863. Family resided Lehi, Logan and
Richmond, Utah.

Married Annie Catherine Peterson April 26, 1861, who was
born Sept. 25, 1831, in Denmark. Their children: Joseph
b. Feb. 2, 1862, m. Laura Larsen; Annie C. b. Dec. 10, 1863,
m. Frank Whltehead; Hans b. June 4, 1866, m. Esther Har-
ris; Elizabeth b. June 10, 1868. d. Oct. 25, 1868.

Married Ellen Monson March 16, 1867, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Per Monson and Hanna Person; latter pioneer
1862, John R. Murdock company), who was born Sept. 5,
1850, Hufverod, Sogn, Sweden. Their children: Parley
Herman b. Oct. 26, 1868, m. Matilda Ljungman June 13,
1890, m. Augusta Axelson Oct. 27, 1900; Charles Andrew b.
March 2, 1870, m. Eliza Thomas Nov. 20, 1895; Ellen Marinda
b. Dec. 1871, m. William A. Skidmore Dec. 13, 1893; Hyrum
Moroni b. Nov. 1873, m. Cecil Funk Jan. 2, 1895; "Walter Peter
b. June 30, 1875, m. Leona Parksinson Oct. 30, 1896; Brigham
b. Aug. 30, 1877, m. Matilda Anderson Nov. 7, 1900; Aaron A.
b. April 11, 1879, m. Sarah Kirkup Sept. 26, 1900; Otto J. b.
June 20, 1881, m. Mary Burnham June 21, 1905; Bertha
Maria b. Aug. 9, 1883, d. Feb. 11, 1901; Lafayette b. Nov.
4, 1886, d. Feb. 12, 1901; Emma Chersta b. Aug. 19, 1888,
m. Ernest Gilgen Oct. 19, 1910. Family home Richmond,
Utah.

Married Karen Maria Olsen May 2, 1870 (daughter of Ola
Nelson and Metha Larsen), who was born Aug. 9, 1843, In
Denmark and came to Utah Sept. 10, 1863, William B. Pres-
ton company. Family home Richmond, Utah.

Married Ella Jenson Jan. 6, 1874, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Peter Jenson and Boel Shunerson), who was born
Oct. 23, 1850, near Malmb, Sweden. Came to Utah July 24,
1873, Erastus Snow company. Their children: Ezra Peter
b. Sept. 30, 1874, m. Olive S. Parkinson Oct. 16, 1S95; Ema-
line b. Oct. 25, 1876, d. Oct. 25, 1876; Ella Evaline b. Oct. 11,
1877, m. Albert H. Parkinson Oct. 2, 1901; Frederick Lorenzo
b. May 2, 1881. m. Maggie Perkins Oct. 4, 1906; Julia Amanda
b. June 7, 1883, m. Joseph S. Wright Nov. 30. 1904; Rachel
b. July 31, 1885. m. S. W. Allen Dec. 20, 1905; Sarah b. Aug.
B, 1888, m. William Whitehead, Jr. Oct. 25, 1905; Franklin
Leroy b. Jan. 10, 1891; Willard b. April 11, 1893, d. Nov. 15,
1893; William Aquilla b. Jan. 12, 1895. Family resided at
Richmond, Utah, and Franklin, Idaho.

Married Vendla Jacobson April, 1883, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Peter Jacobson and Christiana Peterson of
Sweden), who was born Nov. 20, 1858, Sweden. Their chil-
dren: Josephine b. Oct. 2, 1884, d. June 20, 1902; Ernest E.
b. July 22, 1886; Eliza b. Dec. 2, 1887. Family home Rich-
mond, Utah.

Senior president 39th quorum seventies; missionary to
Scandinavia. First settled at Lehi, moved to Logan, and
finally settled at Richmond. Guard in Echo canyon 1857-
68; worked on St. George temple; second man to own and
operate a planing machine In Utah; owned a saw and plan-
ing machine at Franklin, Idaho; pioneer builder and lum-
berman. Died Sept. 23, 1896, Richmond, Utah.

MONSON, EZRA PETER (son of Christian Hans Monson
and Ella Jenson). Born Sept. 30, 1874, Richmond, Utah.

Married Olive Smart Parkinson Oct. 16, 1895, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Samuel R. Parkinson and Maria Smart), who
was born May 25, 1877, Richmond, Utah. Their children:
Ezra Parkinson b. Nov. 7, 1896; Matthias Parkinson b. Jan.
10, 1900; Carol Parkinson b. Aug. 5, 1901; Roland Parkin-
Bon b. Aug. 20, 1904; Franklin D. b. Aug. 23, 1906; Irma b.
Dec. 31, 1909. Family home Franklin, Idaho.

Missionary to southern states 1897-99; secretary of 18th
quorum seventies; ward clerk at Franklin. Bookkeeper
for Oregon Lumber Company 1900-08; entered in general
merchandise business at Franklin, Idaho, 1908.



Nov. 14, 1905; Calvin Orlando b. Jan. 20, 1907; Esther Mae. b
Sept. 2, 1908; Elwyn Murrel b. Jan. 31, 1912. Family home
Grace, Idaho.

Elder; ward teacher; assistant president deacons quorum;
member Y. M. M. I. A. School trustee seven years. Farmer.



MONTAGtTE, I.EVI WEST (son of Nathaniel and Lucy Mon-
tague of Cambridge, Vt.), who was born Oct. 12, 1806, at
Cambridge. Came to Utah 1852.

Married Elizabeth Durrant Ursula Graves 1859, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Daniel Graves and Elizabeth Sarah Baker
of yarmouth, Norfolk, Eng., pioneers 1852), who was born
July 24, 1835. Their children: Elizabeth, m. George Corley,
m. Thomas Tait; Levl Zenith, m. Louisa Atwood; Sarah, m.
Don Carlos Snow, m. George Ball; Charlott Louisa, m. John
Willard Hawkins; Mary Emily, m. Frederick L. Hanson;
Edward Ephraim, m. Esther Marriott; Madora, m. George
Allsop. Family resided at Salt Lake City and Prove, Utah.

Seventy. Shoemaker and farmer. Died 1874, Provo, Utah.

MONTAGUE, EDWARD EPHRAIM (son of Levl W. Mon-
tague and Elizabeth Durrant U. Graves). Born April 1,
1866, Payson, Utah.

Married Esther Marriott Jan. B, 1887, Provo. Utah (daugh-
ter of Joseph Marriott and Elizabeth Williams of Salt Lake
City, pioneers 1861, Ira Eldredge company), who was born
April 2, 1863. Their children: William Edward b. Nov. 29,
1887; Louis Claud b. April 2, 1889; Vivian Elizabeth b. May
14, 1891, m. Lawrence O. Stewart; Floy La Verna b. Aug.
11, 1893, m. John Darwin Walton; Easling Harold b. Oct.
11, 1895; Ralph Waldo b. Oct. 23, 1897; Grace Leona b. April
29, 1900; Marriott West b. Jan. 11, 1903; Warren DeVerle b.



MONTGOMERY, ROBERT (son of Robert Montgomery and
Agnes Shepard of Churchtown, Ireland); born Jan. 7, 1825
at Churchtown. Came to Utah in 1861.

Married Mary Lourie 1846, in Ayrshire, Scotland (daughter
of John Lourie and Agnes Gould of Whitletts Toll, Ayrshire
She was born April 25, 1830. Their children: Agnes, m
John Turner; Sarah, m. Moroni Duke; Mary, m. William
Foreman; Robert, m. Sarah Young, m. Elizabeth Lambert-
Alexander, died; Livingston, m. Amelia Ann Clegg; Chris-
tine, m. Joseph H. Simthers; Elizabeth, m. W. C. Britt. Fam-
ily home Heber, Utah.

Machinist. Died Jan. 10, 1863 at Heber, Utah.

Mary Lourie's second husband was Joseph Booth, whom
she married in 1863, Salt Lake City. Only child was Jose-
phine, who married James Rasband.

Mary Lourie's third husband was John Horrocks. whom
she married late in 1866 at Salt Lake City. Only child was
John L. Montgomery, who married Nellie Moulton.

MONTGOMERY, LIVINGSTON (son of Robert Montgomery
and Mary Lourie), born March 28, 1858, Waterside, Ayrshire
Scotland. Came to Utah Sept. 22, 1862, Homer Duncan com-
pany.

Married Amelia Ann Clegg Dec. 28, 1887, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Henry Clegg and Ann Lewis of Heber, Utah
former pioneer 1854, latter 1855). She was born Jan. 19,
1869. Their children: Livingston Clegg, b. Oct. 3, 1888-
Mary Ann, b. Dec. 28, 1899, d. March 3, 1891; Francis Clayton'
b. Aug. 7, 1892; Juventa, b. Sept. 1, 1895; Walter, b. Oct 3'
1904. Family home Heber, Utah.

Missionary to Indiana 1898-1900; teacher; elder; high
councilor. Constable; justice of the peace. Farmer.



MOON, HENRY (son of Robert Moon and Ann Walton of
Eccleston, near Shirley, Lancaster, Eng.). Born March 29
1819, Walton Hall, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1850, John
Moon company.

Married Lydia Moon Jan. 30, 1841 in Pennsylvania (daugh-
ter of Hugh Moon and Alice Plumb of Eccleston, Eng.), who
was born 1811. Their children: John T., m. Catherine Dun-
can; Joseph H., m. Alice Pully; Alice Ann, died. Family
home, Salt Lake City.

Married Temperance Westwood March 18, 1856, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Joseph Westwood and Ann Webly of
Groms Grove, Worcestershire, Eng.), who was born Aug
19, 1839. Their children: Robert H., m. Marriett Smith;
Joseph H., m. Mary L. Hess; Hannah T., m. Thomas F. King;
Helenora, m. Arthur Hess; Rowenah, m. Thomas J Udy
Henry M., m. Caroline R. Hess; Edmund, m. Helen L. Bark-
dull; Philip W., m. Polly Smith; Lelia O., m. William E.
Potter; Mercy E., m. George Q. Udy; Louisa W.; Albert-
Franklin E. Family home Farming-ton, Ulah.

Married Mary Ann Thayne Jan. 4, 1868, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John J. Thayne and Sidney Boyer of Canada,
pioneers 1861, Perrigrine Sessions company), who was born
Aug. 27, 1849. Their children: Orson, d. May 16, 1896;
Amanda Jane, m. Peter Duncan; William, m. Sarah Luella
Swift; Charles Henry, d. March 11, 1884; Eliza Ann, m.
Roger Horricks; Florence Sidney, m. Henry Vantassell-
Heber, m. Emily H. Vantassel; Nephi, m. Malinda White-
Parley, d. Sept. 1, 1886. Family home Woodland, Utah.

High priest; missionary to central states 1871-72; bishop
of first ward Salt Lake City 1856-70; bishop of Woodland
ward 1881-85. Member first company of L. D. S. immigrants
that left England 1840. School trustee. Farmer and stock-
raiser. Died Nov. 14, 1894, Farmington, Utah.

MOON, JOHN THOMAS (son of Henry Moon and Lydia
Moon). Born Sept. 13, 1844, Des Moines, Iowa.

Married Catherine Duncan Feb. 16, 1867, Salt Lake En-
dowment house (daughter of William Duncan and Mary
Brown of Salt Lake City, pioneers 1861, Richard Home
company). She was born Dec. 28, 1846. Their children:
John Thomas, Jr. b. Dec. 5, 1867, m. Kettle Bicell; William
D. b. Nov. 10, 1869, m. Elmira Mecham; Lydia Ann b. Nov.
23, 1871, m. David Richardson; Catherine b. July 10. 1874.
m. Lorenzo Pitt; Mary b. Sept. 19, 1876, d. aged 2: Jemima
b. Jan. 29, 1880, m. Joseph S. Dudley; Henry Moroni b.
Aug. 4, 1883, m. Maggie Bell Richardson. Family resided
Salt Lake City and Farmington.

High priest; bishop Woodland ward. Called to assist
in settling Arizona. Farmer, lumberman and stockralser.
Died September, 1910, Colonia Diaz, Chihuahua, Mexico.

MOON, HENRY MORONI (son of Henry Moon and Temper-
ance Westwood). Born March 22, 1868, Salt Lake City.

Married Caroline R. Hess September. 1895, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of John W. Hess and Mary Ann Steed, pio-
neers July 28, 1847, contingent Mormon Battalion). Sho
was born March 25, 1872. Their children: Henry Hess b.
April 26, 1897; Mary Laverne b. April 28, 1899; John Rulland
b. Nov. 7, 1901; Joseph b. Oct. 9, 1904; Drucilla b. March 11,
1907; Herald b. Aug. 29, 1911. Family home Farmington,
Utah.

Member fifty-sixth quorum seventies. School trustee four
years. Sergeant Utah militia three years. Farmer and
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MOON. HENRY MORONI (son of John Thomas Moon and
Catherine Duncan). Born Aug. 4. 1883, Woodland. Utah.

Married Maggie Bell Richardson Dec. 4, 1907, Jensen,
Utah (daughter of John Thornton Richardson and Isa-
bella Muir of Heber, Utah, pioneers Oct. 1, 1863, Isaac C.
Haight company). She was born Nov. 3, 1886. Their child:
Vera Bell b. July 8, 1908. Family home Jensen, Utah.

Seventy; president Y. M. M. I. A.; ward and Sunday school
teacher; counselor in deacons quorum. Constable. Water-
master for Burns Bench Irrigation Co. Farmer and
freighter.



MOORE, DAVID (son of Dudley Moore born Aug. 8, 1773,
in Saratoga county, N. Y., died March 17, 1852, Eardley,
Canada and Mary Moulton born Aug. 8, 1774, in Windsor
county, N. Y., died Oct. 10, 1845, Eardley married at Rut-
land, Vt.). He was born Jan. 20, 1819, Eardley, Province
of Quebec, Canada. Came to Utah Oct. 20, 1849, Allen Taylor
company.

Married Susan Maria Vorce August, 1841, Eardley, Canada
(daughter of Warren and Amanda Vorce), who was born
Feb. 5, 1810, Windsor county, Vt., and died March 2, 1882,
Ogden, Utah.

Married Sarah Barker Sept. 6, 1850, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Frederick Barker born in 1800, at Diss, Eng.,
died Nov. 4, 1866, North Ogden, Utah, and Ann Blygh born
Feb. 8, 1802, Tibbenham, Eng., died Sept. 18, 1876, Ogden,
Utah; pioneers 1849). She was born Aug. 7, 1829 at Diss,
Norfolk, Eng., and died July 12, 1908, Ogden, Utah. Their
children: David Moulton b. July 1, 1851, m. Elizabeth Stone;
Mary Ann b. March 17, 1853, d. April 2, 1882; Joseph Byron
b. Feb. 9, 1855, m. Louisa M. Bybee, m. Alice Twitchell;
Ellen Louisa b. April 26, 1858, m. John L. Wilson; Franklin
b. Nov. 22, 1861, m. Julia G. Taylor; Leonard b. June 2, 1863,
d. Sept. 22, 1863. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Early settler to Ogden, Utah. First recorder of Ogden
1851; county clerk and both city and county treasurer 1851-
65; member city council. Colonel Utah militia. Member
high council of Weber stake. Missionary to the Salmon
River. Bishop of Mount Fort ward.

MOORE, DAVID MOULTON (son of David Moore and Sarah
Barker). Born July 1, 1861, Ogden, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Stone Dec. 3, 1871, Ogden, Utah (daugh-
ter of Amos P. Stone and Dinah Rawllns, pioneers 1850).
She was born Sept. 27. 1853 at Salt Lake City. Their chil-
dren: Ida b. Oct. 9, 1872, m. Samuel Thomas; Clyde b. Oct.
5, 1874, d. April 24, 1878; Florence b. April 25, 1879, d. March
7, 1904, m. F. W. Bishop; Jesse b. Aug. 19, 1882, m. Winifred
Goddard; Elberta b. Jan. 4, 1888, m. Joseph O. Read; Edna
May b. March 3, 1893. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Horticulturist and nurseryman.



MOORE, DAVID (son of Thomas Moore and Hannah Horl-
gan of Whitwick, Edmonton. Eng.). Born Aug. 1, 1847,
Whitwick, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 8, 1866, Andrew H.
Scott company.

Married Mary Rees Dec. 26, 1870, Coalville, Utah (daugh-
ter of Edmund and Suriah Margret Rees of Pontaperben-
gurn, Monmouthshire, Wales, and Coalville, Utah, pioneers
September, 1859, Independent company). She was born Jan.
28, 1853. Their children: Morgan b. Nov. 11, 1871, m. Jennie
Armstrong; William b. Nov. 15, 1873, m. Rose Leamaster;
Thomas Ellis b. April 25, 1876, m. Emily Wilde; John Edmond
b. Sept. 11, 1878, m. Jennie Izatt; Suriah Margret b. Sept.
3, 1880, m. W. S. Twornbly; David Edward b. Aug. 23, 1882,
m. Pearl Powell; Elizabeth Mary b. March 23, 1885, m. J. Q.
Lawson; Samuel b. Sept. 2, 1887; Carrie E. b. March 25, 1890,
m. Ben J. Dye; Charles Henry b. Dec. 27, 1892.

First justice of peace and postmaster of Castle Rock,
Utah. Black Hawk Indian War veteran 1866-67.

MOORE, THOMAS ELLIS (son of David Moore and Mary
Rees). Born April 25, 1876, Castle Rock, Utah.

Married Emily Wilde Sept. 20, 1911, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas Wilde and Fanny Gunn of Coalville,
Utah, pioneers Nov. 6, 1859, George Rowley handcart com-
pany), who was born Dec. 30, 1884.



MOORE, GEORGE S. (son of Joseph Moore and Maria Shar-
rat of Walsall, Staffordshire, Eng.). Born April 2, 1830,
Birmingham, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1861, Ansel Har-
mon and Joseph Young companies.

Married Agness Ann Bancroft (Daybell) May 15, 1871, Salt
Lake City Endowment House (daughter of William Bancroft
and Ma-ry Newham of Breaston, Derbyshire, Eng., who came
to Fort Benton by rail and to Utah with Samuel D. White
company). She was born April 26. 1847. Came to Utah
Sept. 22, 1866. Their children: Robert, m. Jane Burton;
William, m. Selma Anderson; Godfray Finity, died; Susie,
m. Harmon David Baum; John Newham, m. Annie Lamb;
Mabell, m. Edwin J. Sumners; Sarah Ann, m. Don Meldrum,
m. Ruben Ernest Woolf; Ernest, m. Birdie Hansen; James
Edan, m. Ethel Hawks; Constance, m. John B. Bott; Flor-
ence.

Home missionary in England; teacher for many years:
elder; member of school of prophets. Wood-turner and
glazier.



MOORE, LEWIS B. (son of Isaac Moore and Sarah Bogart
of New York City). Born June 13, 1864, Neponset, Bureau
county, 111. Came to Utah April 1900.

Married Mary A. Curtis September, 1898, Livingston,
Mont, (daughter of Zenis and Margaret Curtis of Liv-
ingston). Their children: Eva; Birdena; Bessie. Family



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