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(daughter of Frederick E. Cornell and Mary A. Munton,
former a pioneer 1863, Captain McCarthy company). She
was born Sept. 23, 1839, Enfield, Middlesex, Eng. Their chil-
dren: Emma Elizabeth b. Jan. 6, 1865; Frederick Ebenezer
b. April 24, 1866, m. Ettie C. Dayton Nov. 4. 1885; Louisa
Adelaide b. Oct. 14, 1868, m. Hyrum A. Dayton Nov. 4,
1886; Henry William b. Nov. 18, 1870, m. Mary G. Sawyer
Oct. 1891; Mary Ellen b. July 18, 1872, m. Charles H. Bridges
Oct. 4, 1888; Charles Cornell b. June 13, 1874, m. Emma
May Bird Feb. 14, 1899; Ettie Rebecca b. May 13, 1880, m.
John H. Bird Sept. 29, 1899. Family home Paris, Bear Lake
Co., Idaho.

First counselor to bishop 1879-1911.

NATE, SAMSON WILLIAM (son of Samson Nate and
Mary Ann Cottrell). Born Oct. 24, 1854, Fort Herriman,
Utah.

Married Alice Kellsey, at Dingle, Bear Lake Co., Idaho
(daughter of Stephen Kellsey and Lydia Snyder, former
came to Utah with a contingent of the Mormon Battalion).
She was born Feb. 15, 1861, Little Cottonwood, Utah. Their
children: Arthur b. Dec. 16, 1878, m. Alice M. Demick;
Lydia Ann b. July 6, 1881, m. Matthiar Schmidt; Samson
William, Jr. b. Dec. 27, 1883, m. Ella Stephens; Rosina
b. Sept. 12, 1885; Stephen Henry b. Sept. 12, 1890; George
Talmage b. July 27, 1892; Mary Blanch b. Nov. 30, 1894.
Family home Dingle, Idaho.



NAYLOR, ROBERT (son of George Naylor and Mary Sefton
of Little Budworth, Chestershire, Eng.). Born Oct. 7, 1831,
in Chestershire. Came to Utah July 24, 1872.

Married Annie Woodward 1867, Manchester, Lancaster-
shire, Eng., who was born 1841. Their children: George,
m. Catherine Thomson; Robert; William, m. Elizabeth Sid-
doway; Mary Jane, m. Lorenzo S. Briggs; Sarah Ann, m.
J. L. Tracy; Amy, died. Family home Manchester, Eng.

Farmer. Died September, 1897, In Shasta county, Cal.

NAYLOR, GEORGE (son of Robert Naylor and Annie Wood-
ward). Born Dec. 25, 1858, Manchester, Eng. Came to
Utah with parents.

Married Catherine Thomson Aug. 4, 1885, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John S. Thomson and Catherine Muir, Fife-
shire, Scotland, pioneers September, 1866). She was born
June 2, 1864. Their children: Ethel K. b. June 26, 1887;
George A. b. July 20, 1888; Annie Maude b. Jan. 10, 1891;
Clarence R. born Aug. 16, 1895; Lawrence T. b. April 16,
1897; John Quincy b. April 22, 1900; Inez W. b. Feb. 1902;
William H. b. Feb. 13, 1904; James E. b. May 11, 1907.
Family home, Salt Lake City.

Deacon. County road supervisor. Sheepraiser.



was born March 31, 1837. Their children: Mary, m. Mar-
cellius Wooley; Abbey R., d. aged 2; Louisa, d. aged 40;
William, d. aged 14; Nettie, m. Henry Spencer; George F.,
m. Bessie Taylor; Joseph Edward, m. Sadie Games; Frank
Sefton, m. Dora Laird; Howard B. Family home. Salt Lake
City.

Member Salt Lake quorum seventies; missionary to Sand-
wich Islands 3V4 years; high priest; second counselor to
Bishop Wooley; superintendent Sunday school 15 years.
Wheelwright; maker of the Naylor wagon.



STEAL, GEORGE AUGUSTUS (son of Walter Neal. born
1755, died 1823, and Rachel Scammon, born 1754, died 1842.
both of Newmarket, N. H., and Cambria, Niagara county,
N. T.). He was born Oct. 3, 1794, Wakefleld, Rockingham
county, N. H. Came to Utah October, 1862, James Brown
company.

Married Asenath Cooley Jan. 30, 1820 (daughter of Sam-
uel Cooley, born Nov. 14, 1775, died Feb. 2, 1843, and Polly
Dyke, born Aug. 4, 1781, died Sept. 10, 1838, both of Rutland,
Vt.). She was born Aug. 27, 1798, at Rutland, and died Oct.

1, 1872. Their children: Mary Melissa b. July 31, 1824 (d.
Jan. 9, 1900), m. Oliver Boardman Huntington Aug. 17.
1845; William Cooley, m. Ann Eliza Dalton. Family home,
Salt Lake City.

High priest; missionary in United States 1853-64; presi-
dent of branch at Cambria, N. Y., 1843-52; block teacher.
Called by Brigham Young to go south to locate places for
the people on the "Move South" in 1867. One of the earliest
pioneer nurserymen to import fruit trees into Utah from
New England states. Veteran war of 1812. Farmer; stock-
raiser; nurseryman; capitalist; philanthropist. Died Oct.
16, 1874.

NEAL, WILLIAM COOLEY (son of George Augustus Neal
and Asenath Cooley). Born July 1, 1828, Cambria, N. Y.
Came to Utah Oct. 16, 1862, Augustus Canfleld independent
company.

Married Ann Eliza Dalton June 9, 1852, Cambria, N. Y.
(daughter of William Dalton and Ann Eliza Savage of
Niagara and Genesee counties, N. Y.), who was born Sept.

2, 1833, Rochester, N. Y., and came to Utah with husband.
Their children: Josephine Asenath b. Aug. 28, 1853, m.
William H. Schluter Oct. 16, 1876; Ann Eliza b. Nov. 19,
1866, d. Sept. 8, 1869; William Dalton b. Jan. 31, 1869, m.
Myra Matilda White; Walter Scammon b. July 17, 1871,
killed by O. S. L. train Dec. 8, 1907; Emma Elbertine b.
Dec. 18, 1873. d. May 10, 1874. Family home, Salt Lake City.

High priest; missionary to New England states 1869-70,
and to Arizona in 1873; block and ward teacher. Started
first woolen mills in Ogden. Commissioner under Judge
Elias Smith three years. County selectman 1869, and 1870
to 1873; grand juror; justice of peace of third precinct
1882. Served in Andrew Burl's company during Black
Hawk Indian war 1866, and received medal for bravery.
Farmer; stockraiser; freighter. Capitalist. Died Nov. 11,
1912.

NEAL, WILLIAM DALTON (son of William Cooley Neal
and Ann Eliza Dalton). Born Jan. 31, 1869, Salt Lake City.

Married Myra Matilda White June 26, 1896, Salt Lake
City (daughter of William White and Ann Thomas of Salt
Lake City; they came to Utah 1876). She was born Feb. 26,
1873. Their children: William "White b. Jan. 18, 1900;
Lucile Ann b. May 22, 1903; Myra White b. Jan. 27, 1904, d.
Jan. 27, 1904; Carrie b. Nov. 4, 1906; George Augustus b.
Dec. 26, 1907; Bessie b. Oct. 19, 1909; Frances Dalton b.
June 4, 1912. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Member 30th quorum seventies; missionary to Switzer-
land and Germany 1896-99; president 4th quorum deacons;
Sunday school and block teacher; M. I. A. class leader;
president Chemutz branch 1898-99. Assistant in United
States geological survey of Book Cliff coal regions in Colo-
rado and eastern Utah 1906; chemist for the Amalgamated
Sugar Company 1908 in factories at Lewiston, Logan and
Ogden. Joined Utah Society, Sons of American Revolution,
in 1896; treasurer of same 1904-06; member International
Congress of Geologists at St. Petersburg, Russia, 1897;
counselor of Utah Academy of Sciences 1909-13; member
12th International Congress of Geologists. Toronto, Canada,
August, 1913; member National Geographical Society. Book-
keeper and clerk for Consolidated Wagon and Machine
Company 1911. B. S. and M. S., University of Utah; teacher
of geology, University of Utah, Salt Lake high school, and
Weber Stake Academy. Charter member Utah Academy of
Sciences. Geologist and chemist. Worked at plumbing and
gasfltting for David James & Co. 1888-89.



IMA VI. on. WILLIAM (son of George Naylor and Mary Sefton
of Little Budworth, Chestershire. Eng.). Born Aug. 19,
1835, in Cheshire. Came to Utah 1848, Daniel Spencer com-
pany.

Married Annie Wright 1853, Salt Lake City (daughter of
Henry Wright and Ruth Nevinson of Crewe, Chestershire,
Eng., pioneers 1862. Claudius V. Spencer company). She



NEBEKER, JOHN (son of George Nebeker and Susannah
Meredith of Newcastle county, Del.). Born Aug. 1, 1813, at
Newport. Del. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1847, Abraham Smoot

C Married Lurena Fitzgerald Oct. 25. 1835, Reily, Butler Co.,
Ohio (daughter of John Fitzgerald), who was born April 25,
1819. Their children: William Perry, m. Sarah Ivins Mc-
Kean, m. Phoebe Stafford Tingey; Ira, m. Delia Lane;
Aaron, m. Jane A. Smith, m. Jane E. Brunker; Ashton, m.
Lucy Pratt; Rosella, m. Christopher Stokes; Samuel; John;
Almira Jane, m. Fredrick B. Eldrldge; Wiley; Preclnda.
m. Erastus Richards; Laura Lurena, m. Ellas A. Smith;
Aquila, m. Hortense Haight. Family resided Vermilion, 111.,
and Salt Lake City.



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Married Mary Woodcock Sept. 12, 1854, Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Woodcock and Hannah Stone of
Pilleygreen, Yorkshire, Eng.). She was born Sept. 19,
1830, and came to Utah Oct. 14, 1863, Cyrus Wheelock com-
pany. Their children: Encora Lurena; William W.; Alfred
W., m. Elizabeth Snowball; Sarah Ann, m. Alma Flndlay;
Susannah Adelia; George W., m. Annie Wilcox; Mary Luella;
Zettie May, m. Manasseh Kearl.

President elders quorum; high priest. Justice of the
peace; deputy U. S. marshal; member territorial legislature
two terms, and of constitutional convention of 1872.
Farmer. Died Oct. 25, 1886, Laketown, Utah.

NEBEKER, WILLIAM PERRT (son of John Nebeker and
Lurena Fitzgerald). Born Sept. 5, 1836, Reily, Butler Co.,
Ohio. Came to Utah with parents.

Married Sarah Ivins McKean Oct. 31, 1STO, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Theodore McKean and Mary Page Gulick of
Toms River, Ocean county, N. J., pioneers 1867). She was
born April 11, 1849. Their children: Theodore M. b. Aug.
28, 1871; Maud b. Jan. 31, 1874, m. Clarence A. Thompson;
Sarah Lurena b. April 20, 1876, m. William L. Emery; Wil-
liam Perry b. Sept. 17, 1876; Laura b. Sept. 17, 1876, m.
Milton B. Parks; Mary Page b. Sept. 9. 1878; Ethel b. Feb.
10, 1880. Family home Laketown, Utah.

Married Phoebe Stafford Tingey Feb. 19, 1885, Salt Lake
City (daughter of John Tingey and Phoebe Stafford, pio-
neers Sept. 1, 1852). She was born Dec. 20, 1854. Their
children: Charles Stafford; Leo Stokes; Harold Wesley.
Family home, Salt Lake City.

Missionary to Germany, France and Switzerland. Mem-
ber territorial legislature; U. S. census enumerator. Notary
public. Died Oct. 16, 1910.

NEBEKER, IRA (son of John Nebeker and Lurena Fitz-
gerald). Born June 23, 1839, Vermilion, 111. Came to Utah
Sept. 29, 1847, George B. Wallace company.

Married Delia Lane 1861, Salt Lake City (daughter of
Hyrum Lane and Naomi Chase of Jamestown, Grant county,
Wis., latter a pioneer 1850). She was born June 30, 1845.
Their children: John, m. Josephine Wahlstrom; Hyrum, m.
Almlra Hulme; Frank K., b. May 15. 1870, m. Lillian M.
Martineau June 10, 1891; Horace G., m. Florence Gwilliam;
Clara, m. Joseph A. Hulme; Naomi, m. W. Z. Terry; Ella,
m. H. C. Parker; Erne, m. William Jardine; Laura, m. George
Torgeson; Ruby, m. Guy Cardon. Family resided Laketown
and Logan, Utah.

Bishop of Laketown 1868-1905. Member board county
selectmen several terms. Farmer and stockraiser. Died
April 29, 1905, Los Angeles, Cal.

NEBEKER, FRANK K. (son of Ira Nebeker and Delia
Lane). Born May 15, 1870, Laketown, Utah.

Married Lillian Martineau June 10, 1891, Logan, Utah
(daughter of James H. Martineau and Susan Julia Sherman
of Logan; former pioneer July 22, 1850, latter October,
1863). She was born Aug. 13, 1868. Their children: Frank
K.. Jr., b. July 2, 1892; Marjorie b. April 10, 1896; Lyman M.
b. Nov. 27, 1899; Joyce b. Aug. 10, 1901; Delia b. April 26.
1906; Ruth b. May 21. 1909. Family resided Logan and Salt
Lake City, Utah.

Instructor of mathematics at Brigham Young College,
Logan, Utah. Cache county attorney two terms; district
attorney of first judicial district. Lawyer.



\i:i)i)0. ISAAC JAMES (son of Charles Neddo of Monroe,
Monroe county, Mich., born March 7, 1812, and Caroline
Elizabeth Caldwell of La Salle, Monroe county, born Nov.
3, 1827, in Canada married in 1849). He was born March
14, 1851, La Salle, Monroe county, Mich. Came to Utah
1863, independent company.

Married Pauline S. Burridge Jan. 8, 1880 (daughter of
George Wllcox Burridge and Hannah Jane Shaw married
Nov. 16, 1847, In England pioneers Oct. 24, 1856, Milo An-
drus company). She was born Feb. 26, 1858, Tooele, Utah.
Their children: Isaac James b. May 1, 1882, m. Alice Oster-
hout June 2, 1906; Hannah Pearl b. Aug. 8, 1884, m. Aaron
A. Zolllnger Nov. 24, 1909; Agnes Elizabeth b. Jan. 6, 1888,
m. Archie E. Lloyd June 5, 1907; Ivie Grace b. June 26, 1890,
m. Alma Rasmussen May 26, 1909; Charlotte b. July 11,
1892; Ella Pauline b. Jan. 6, 1897; George Willard b. March
6, 1900; Annie Marlon b. July 8, 1902. Family home St.
John, Tooele Co., Utah.

Veteran Black Hawk war. Brought Immigrants to Utah
In 1868 under John Gillespie. Missionary to northern states
In 1890; president Y. M. M. I. A.; high priest. Farmer and
sheepraiser.

NEDDO, ISAAC JAMES, JR. (son of Isaac James Neddo and
Pauline S. Burridge). Born May 1, 1882, St. John, Utah.

Married Alice Osterhout June 2, 1906, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of John Carlos Osterhout, born at Willard, Utah, and
Lottie Estella Condit). Their children: Estella Pauline b.
Oct. 31, 1906; Isaac James b. March 12, 1908; Milton Le Roy
b. May 13, 1910. Family home Malta, Cassia Co., Idaho.

Sunday school superintendent; ward clerk; counselor to
president of Y. M. M. I. A. in Malta, Cassia Co., Idaho.
President Malta brass band. Farmer and stockraiser.



Darsbury, pioneers 1854), who was born March 10, 1826.
Their children: Sophia, d. infant; Mary Alice, m. George C.
Lambert; James and John, d. Infants; William A., m. Eliza-
beth Brown; Martha E., m. William T. Rose; George H., d.
Infant. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Married Martha Barton November, 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas Barton and Martha Skinner of Dover,
Eng., pioneers 1856). She was born Jan. 25, 1838, in Dover.
Their children: Thomas B. b. Feb. 16, 1862; Georgiana B.
b. Sept. 10, 1864; Muriel B. b. Sept. 24, 1867; Louisa B. b.
Aug. 12, 1871; Frank B. b. Dec. 9, 1873; Albert B. b. Jan.
15. 1876.

Married Elizabeth Snalem March 27. 1858 (daughter of
William and Martha Snalem, pioneers 1854), who was born
March, 1842, Preston, Eng. Their children: Walter S. b.
Oct. 12, 1865, m. Kate Hansen; Nellie S. b. April 23, 1873. m.
Benjamin Fullmer.

One of presidents of seventies; missionary to England
1866-69. School teacher. Merchant. Died June 7. 1890. Salt
Lake City.



M:I:I>II AM. JOHN (son of James Needham of Arton. York-
shire, Eng.). Born April 1, 1819, in Yorkshire. Came to
Utah 1850.

Married Martha Millens June 27, 1853, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Henry Millens of Arton, who died on plains
en route to Utah). She was born Sept. 14, 1833. Their chil-
dren: Elizabeth T., m. Charles Tuckfleld; Amelia J.. m.
Seth Tingey, m. Fred T. Taylor; Edward H. N., m. Lydia
Green; Charles A., d. aged 21; William and Clara, d. infants;
Maud L., m. Frank Earl; Claude N. and Seymore, d. Infants.
Family home, Salt Lake City.

Patriarch; member 13th quorum seventies; missionary to
England nine years; block teacher. Manager clothing de-
partment Z. C. M. I. many years. Died June, 1901, Logan,
Utah.



NEEDHAM, JONATHAN (son of Joseph and Jane Needham
of Lancastershire, Eng.). Born Dec. 4, 1836, in Lancaster-
shire. Came to Utah Oct. 20, 1862, Horton D. Haight com-
pany.

Married Mary Ann Furnias Jan. 20, 1856, Ashton-Under-
Lyne, Lancastershire, Eng. (daughter of Samuel Furniss
and Elizabeth Simpson of Yorkshire, Eng., pioneers Oct.
20, 1862, Horton D. Haight company). She was born April
14, 1839. Their children: Martha, d. infant; Joseph B., d.
aged 1 year; Lorenzo; Jane E., m. Alexander S. Gillespie;
Jonathan, m. Georgina Brown; Charles William, m. Julia
F. Donavan; Sarah, died; Francis H., d. aged 1 year. Family
home, Salt Lake City.

Elder. Assistant jailer. Laborer. Died May 1, 1873.



NEKLEY, ARMENIUS MILLER (son of Lewis Neeley and
Elizabeth Miller of Illinois). Born Jan. 7, 1836, in Ver-
milion county. 111. Came to Utah in 1849.

Married Susan Morgan Dec. 22, 1856 (daughter of William
and Betsy Morgan), who was born Dec. 8, 1841. Their chil-
dren: Armenius Miller b. Sept. 30, 1857, m. Emma
A. Mecham Nov. 25, 1879; Orson D. b. Dec. 23. 1859, m.
Mary Shumway Nov. 26, 1880; Dora E. b. June 26, 1861, m.
Joseph S. Geddes Dec. 29, 1882; Lauretta G. b. April 14,
1863, m. William Chadwick Nov. 25, 1879; William L. b.
May 7, 1865, m. Louisa Foster Dec. 21, 1887; Jonathan H.
b. Sept. 2, 1867, m. Elizabeth M. Packer Nov. 25, 1892; Lo-
renzo H. b. June 8, 1869; Eli Davis b. May 6, 1871; Ezra
Ellas b. June B, 1872, m. Eliza F. Lowe; Mary Myrum b.
Sept. 19, 1874, m. Amasa Beekstead Nov. 13, 1895; Sarah
Jane b. Sept. 14, 1876; Susan b. Dec. 31, 1877, m. Benjamin
Dunkley. Family home Franklin, Idaho.

NEELEY. ARMENIUS MILLER, JR. (son of Armenius Mil-
ler Neeley and Susan Morgan). Born Sept. 30, 1857, Brig-
ham City, Utah.

Married Emma A. Mechnm Nov. 25. 1879 (daughter of
Leonidas C. Mecham and Margaret E. Champlaln), who was
born Nov. 30, 1860, Provo, Utah. Their children: Chloe A.
b. Sept. 27, 1880, m. Francis J. Waters April 2, 1903; Leslie
A. b. July IB, 1882, m. Mary Evans March 29, 1906; Ira L. b.
Jan. 23, 1884, m. Myrtle Greaves Dec. 13, 1905; Asa H. b.
Dec. 15. 1885, d. Oct. 30. 1897; Orville b. March 11, 1889, m.
Allda Peterson April 27, 1910; Loren b. Jan. 22, 1891. m.
Jennie Hymas Nov. 27, 1912; Myrtle b. April 7. 1893; Clarence
b. Oct. 6, 1895; Milton b. March 22, 1898: Herschel M. b.
April 13, 1899: Lowell M. b. Sept. 13, 1902. Family home
Riverdale, Idaho.

Assistant postmaster 21 years. Assistant superintendent
Sunday school 16 years. School trustee 18 years.



M:I'.IMI \>I. JAMES (son of James Needham and Mary
Armitage of Warrington, Eng. Born Aug. 20, 1826, at War-
rington. Came to Utah October, 1854.

Married Alice Warburton Jan. 24, 1849, Darsbury, Engr.
(daughter of John Warburton and Martha Wilkinson of



NEELEY, LEWIS (son of John Neeley and Elizabeth Miller
of Ohio). Born Oct. 4, 1806, in Ohio. Came to Utah I860,
Captain Wall company.

Married Elizabeth Miller April 20, 1828, in Ohio (daughter
of Armenius Miller, that state), who was born April 4.
1808. Their children: Alanson; William, m. Hellen Car-
bath; Armenius, m. Susan Morgan; Mary Jane, m. Jona-
than C. Wright; Harriet, m. William Strong; Lewis, m. Maud
Mary Treseder; John; Hyrum; Elizabeth. Family home, Salt
Lake City.

High priest. Farmer. Died Nov. 6, 1856.



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NBELET, LEWIS, JR. (son of Lewis Neeley and Elizabeth
Miller). Born Aug. 1, 1841, Vermilion county. 111. Came to
Utah 18BO, Captain Wall company.

Married Maud M. Treseder Aug. 3, 1869, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Richard D. Treseder and Elizabeth Makay of
same place, pioneers 1862, William Godby company). She
was born June 20, 1849. Their children: Lewis Richard b.
June 7, 1870, m. Elizabeth Hughs; Ada Elizabeth b. Sept. B,
1873, m. Ell S. Winward; Maud Irene b. June 6, 1876, died;
Etna May b. June 30, 1877, m. Thomas Whitman; Harvey
LeRoy b. Aug. 20, 1879. m. Hedwig Bills; George Raymond
b. Oct. 16, 1881; Willard b. Feb. 3.' 1884, m. Hannah
Atkinson; Ella Dean b. March 9. 1887, died; Mary Anna,
died. Family home Granite, Utah.

High priest. Mail carrier between Sandy and Alta.
Farmer. Went to Missouri in 1860 for freight. Drove stage
for Ben Halllday 1861. Went to Missouri and Colorado for
freight 1863: and to Los Angeles and Montana 1864. Ap-
pointed deputy sheriff of Salt Lake City 1883, under John
Groesbeck.



mark). Their children: Sophus, m. Mary Petty; Maria, ra.
Thorvald Peterson; Anna Chrlstena, d. infant; Oscar, m.
Mary Jane Bearnson; Thorvald, m. Ethel Nelson; Fanny, d.
Infant; Guy, m. Eunice Madsen; Myrtle. Family home Manti,



NEELEY, WILLIAM N. (son of John Neeley of Ireland and
Elizabeth Miller, born Oct. 8, 1808, Miami, Ohio). He was
born Aug. 29, 1830, in Dane county, Wis. Came to Utah Oct.
14, 1850, Wilford Woodruff company.

Married Helen Cravath Sept. 19, 1862 (daughter of Austin
Cravath and Eliza Doty), who was born Sept. 19, 1836.
Their childri-n: Viroqua V., m. Peter Nelson; Lauretta, m.
Israel Hunsaker; William, died; Laura, m. Frank Hunsaker;
Mary Elizabeth, m. John Smith; Lewis and Horace, died;
Arthur C., m. Rose House; Ira J., m. Mr. Loveland; Alferette,
m. William Hunsaker. Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Married Mary C. Nelson April. 1862, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Neils and Ingabas Nelson of Denmark). She was
born June 17, 1847, Sjelland, Denmark. Their children:
John Miller b. Nov. 12, 1864, m. Ellen Johnson; Oliver b.
1866 and Lucy Sophia b. Jan. 24, 1878, died; Amos William
b. Dec. 26, 1870, m. Ada M. Natts; Enos Austin b. May 19,
1873, m. Eva Ricks; Elanson Armennina b. Sept. 10, 1875,
and Melleturde Alvlra b. June 18. 1877, died; Helen May b.
March 9, 1879, m. B. Thomas Morris; Isabella b. March 5,
1881, m. Theodore Daniels; Peter Edgar b. Sept. 3, 1883;
Ruben Snow b. March 18, 1885, m. Myrl Heyeslov; Irene b.
Sept. 2. 1888, m. David Whitaker; Viola b. Feb. 16, 1891,
died. Family home Oneida Co., Idaho.

Bishop of Bear River City ward, Utah, and Neeley ward,
Idaho. Founded village of Neeley, Idaho.

NEELEY, PETER E. (son of William Neelt-y and Mary C.
Nelson). Born Sept. 3, 1883, Neeley. Idaho.



NEIBAUR, ALEXANDER (sort of Nathan Neibaur and Re-
becca Peretz Samuel of Ehrenbreitstein, near Coblenz,
Hessen-Nassau, Prussia). Born Jan. 8. 1808, In Ehrenbreit-
etein. Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1848, Brigham Young com-
pany.

Married Ellen Breakell Sept. 16, 1833, Preston, Eng.
(daughter of Richard Breakell and Alice Bannister of
Preston), who was born Feb. 28, 1811. Their children:
Joseph William, m. Elizabeth Cranshaw; Margaret, m. Wil-
liam Miller; Isaac, m. Emily Holland; Samuel, died; Alice,
m. Morris Rosenbaum; Bertha, m. Levl Pangburn; Hyrum
Smith, m. Jane Sprigs; Leah, m. Adam M. Paul; Sarah Ellen,
m. John O'Driscoll; Rebecca Ann, m. Charles W. Nibley;
Matilda Isabel, m. William Lorden; Nathan Alexander, m.
Georgiana Clyde, m. Lena Borup; Rachel and Mary Esther,
died. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Member 5th quorum seventies. Dentist, and original
matchmaker in Utah. Died Dec. 16, 1876.



NEILSON, HOGAN (parents lived at Belivelia, Sweden).
Came to Utah September, 1862, oxteam company.

Married Johanna Larson in Sweden. Their children: Ma-
tilda, m. George A. Wilcox; Christina, m. Willard Kofford;
Johanna, died; Hyrum, m. Fanny Fisher, m. Malinda Malissa
McBrlde. Family home Mount Pleasant, Utah.



NELSEN, ANDRTCTV. Born March 8, 1834, Velle, Denmark.
Came to Utah 1852 by oxteam.

Married Metta Nelsen at Spring City, Utah (daughter of
Godfrey Nelsen, of Jutland, Denmark), who was born 1827.
Their children: Andrew, m. Annie Lorentzen; Emma, m. John
Lemon; August, m. Maggie Brown and Elmina Stevens;
Christian, m. Caroline Olsen; Joseph, m. Eleanor Worthen
and Annie Sorensen. Family home Manti, Utah.

Married Christina Jensen July 1858, Manti, Utah (daugh-
ter of Jens J. Jensen and Anna Lucile Fransen, both of
Sjelland, Denmark, "pioneers September, 1857, handcart com-
pany). She was born March 7, 1840. Their children: James,
m. Mary Olsen; Hyrum, m. Arttmisla Lowry. Family home
Manti, Utah.

Married Camilla Miller 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter
of Soren Miller and Anna Chrlstena Hirch, of Roscoe, Den-
mark, pioneers 1860, last handcart company). Their chil-
dren: Erastus, m. Celia Olsen; Annie, m. William Geek;
Clara, m. James P. Nelson; Franklin, m. Dorothy Calkins
Thompson; Julia, d. child; Matilda, d. child. Family home
Manti, Utah.

Married Sophia Miller 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of
Soren Miller and Anna Chrlstena Hirch, of Roscoe, Den-



Utah.



Hawk war- Farm er. Died September,



NELSEN, ANDREW, JR. (son of Andrew Nelsen and Metta
Nelsen). Born April 2, 1857, Manti, Utah.

Married Anna L. Lorentzen July 12, 1880, Manti, Utah
(daughter of Christen Lorentzen and Dorthea Larsen of
Holbek amt, Sjelland. Folleslov, Denmark; came to Utah
July 3, 1878). She was born Feb. 15, 1863. Their children-
Andrew Lawrence b. March 25, 1881, m. Rhoda L. Smith-
Metta Elnora b. Nov. 8, 1882; Lillian D. b. Dec. 21 1884 '
Silvia T. b. Nov. 6, 1886; Anna Ethel b. Oct. 16, 1889 :
Jess R. b. Nov. 29, 1890; Mildred M. b. July 31, 1893- Stanley
C. b. Nov. 25, 1895; Linda M. b. July 28, 1899; James Rulon
b. May 19, 1901; Ernest Edwin b. May 23, 1904; Emma Mar-
garet b. June 2, 1908. Family home Ferron. Utah.

NELSEN, ERASTUS (son of Andrew Nelsen and Camilla
Miller). Born Jan. 29, 1872, Manti. Utah.

Married Celia Olsen March 10, 1897, Ferron, Utah (daugh-
ter of Ole Olsen and Elsie King, both of Ferron and Spring
City, Utah; former a pioneer, handcart company). She was
born May 10, 1877. Their children: Celia Edrie b. June 7,
1898; Charles Foster b. Aug. 16, 1900; Gall Elden b. Jan.
3, 1903; Zelma Lelta b. Jan. 9, 1905; Lyle O. b. Feb. 11, 1907
d. infant; Vivian b. Jan. 18, 1908. Family home Ferron,
Utah.

Farmer and dairyman. Died Nov. 27, 1910.



NELSEN, MADS P. (son of Madson Nelsen of Ephraim).
Born Aug. 5, 1835. in Denmark. Came to Utah in 1862.



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