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Feb. 25, 1898; Ida T. b. Dec. 21, 1879, d. Jan. 15, 1880; William
C. b. Nov. 3, 1881, m. Martha Hannah Knighton Feb. 18,

High priest. Farmer; musician. Died Sept. 3, 1908.

PENROD, OLIVER ALLEN, (son of Oliver Penrod and
Hannahette Mower). Born July 31, 1869, Mt. Green, Morgan
Co., Utah.

Married Ida Alvord Dec. 25, 1889, Logan, Utah (daughter
of Gideon Alvord and Sarah Shupe of North Ogden, Utah,
pioneers 1853, Richard Ballantyne company). She was born
May 25, 1873. Their children: Lawrence O. b. Aug. 15, 1890,
d. Nov. 15, 1890; William G. b. Oct. 28, 1891, d. Jan. 11, 1892;
Sarah S. b. Dec. 5, 1893; Earl T. b. May 29, 1896. Family
home Liberty, Utah.

Married Mary Eliza Knighton Feb. 20, 1900, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Knighton and Eliza Johnson of Bounti-
ful. Utah), who was born April 30, 1884. Their children:
Oliver H. b. Dec. 5, 1901, d. May 1, 1905; Clyde b. July 27,
1903. d. same day; Ida La Von b. Dec. 7, 1905; Lloyd Asael
b. April 17, 1908; Hulda Elma b. April 8. 1910, d. April 28.
1910; Don Allen b. April 20, 1911.

One of the presidents of 131st quorum seventies; mis-
sionary to Indiana 1897-98; Sunday school teacher; instruc-
tor in mutual; ward chorister; ward teacher. Justice of
peace. Farmer.

FENDER, JAMES F. (son of Thomas Fender and Mar-
guerite Toella). Born Nov. 29, 1846, in West Virginia. Came
to Utah 1865, in employ of United States government.

Married Sarah Catherine Laub Oct. 24, 1869, in Platte
county Mo. (daughter of John Laub and Matilda Simons of
Platte county). She was born May 17, 1860. Their chil-
dren: Robert E. b. Aug. 26, 1870, m. Ella Harsh; Thomas
V b Oct 29 1872; Olive R. b. Nov. 29, 1872, and Walter b.
June 7, 1875, died; Rose M. b. May 14, 1877, m. H. R. Hislop;
John A. b. Aug. 1, 1878, m. Fonda Turner; Lulu b. July 18,
1882. m. William R. Swan; James F., Jr., b. Aug. 29, 1883.
m. Katherine Swan; E. Craig b. June 21, 1886. m. William
R. Hathaway; Mary Alice b. Sept. 12. 1889, m. Richard E.
Steuch. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Chief of detectives of Ogden city 20 years.

PENROD, DAVID (son of Lewis and Polly Penrod of Nau-
voo, 111.). Born Jan. 9, 1815, in Union county. 111. Came to

Married Temperance Keller (daughter of Abraham and
Sally Keller), who was born Nov. 18, 1817, In Rowan county,
N C Their children: William, m. Polly Ann Riggs; Eliza-
beth m William Wall; Israel, m. Annie Phillips; Christina
(Tina) m. James Smith; Abraham, m. Ela Darfee; Minerva
Olive m. George Meldrum; Temperance, m. Joseph Evans;
David Nephi, m. Hannah Melissa Baum Oct. 22. 1872;
EDhraim b. Jan. 11, 1859, d. Oct. 26, 1866; Amasa Lyman, m.
Jemima Wright, m. Hannah Wright. Family home, Provo,

Died Feb. 26, 1872.

PENROD DAVID NEPHI (son of David Penrod and Tem-
perance Keller). Born Oct. 24, 1860, Second Fort (now
Academy Park), Provo, Utah.

Married Hannah Melissa Baum Oct. 22. 1872, Salt Lake
City (daughter of George Baum and Hannah Jane Cloward
of Provo, Utah, formerly of Pennsylvania pioneers 1850).
She was born Feb. 4, 1856. Their children: Hannah Musettab.
Jan 19 1874, d. May 23, 1874; David Nephi b. Dec. 23, 1875,
d June 6, 1879; George b. Oct. 16, 1877, d. Oct. 17, 1877; Wil-
fred b Oct 22, 1878, m. Hattie Fawcett; Lulu Pearl b. Jan.
10, 1881, d. May 10. 1891; William Albert b. Dec. 4, 1882, m.

PENROSE, CHARLES WILLIAM. Born Feb. 4. 1832, Cam-
berwell, London, Eng. Came to Utah September, 1861.
Homer Duncan company.

Missionary in England, before coming to Utah, ten years.
Settled at Farmington upon his arrival in Utah; moved to
Cache Valley in 1864. Missionary to England 1865-68. En-
gaged in mercantile pursuits at Logan 1868. Moved to
Ogden 1870, and took charge of the editorial department
of the "Ogden Junction," then a semi-weekly, but later a
daily. Member Ogden City council four terms. High priest
and member high council Weber stake. Delegate from
Weber county to the constitutional convention 1872. Mem-
ber of the committee appointed to give the state its name,
and the memorial to congress. Member legislature from
Weber county 1874. In 1877 moved to Salt Lake City and
became connected with the "Deseret News." and in 1880
became editor-in-chief of that paper. In 1879, at a special
election was elected a member of the legislature from Salt
Lake county to fill the vacancy caused by the death of
Albert P. Rockwood, and re-elected in 1882. Elected to
the constitutional convention, and assisted in framing the
constitution of the state of Utah. Second counselor to
Angus M. Cannon, president Salt Lake stake 1884; mis-
sionary to England 1885. In 1893 became editor-in-chief of
Salt Lake "Herald." Sustained a member quorum of twelve
apostles Oct. 9, 1904; Dec. 7, 1911. sustained as second
counselor to Joseph F. Smith in the first presidency of the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

PEPPER, JOHN (son of Lawrence Pepper and Mary Ward
of Northamptonshire, Eng.). Born Aug. 26. 1836, North-
amptonshire. Came to Utah 1861.

Married Anna Mariah Fordham March 7, 1863 (daughter
of Elijah Fordham and Anna BIbbin Chaffee, pioneers 1850,
Independent company). She was born May 21, 1844. Came
to Utah with parents In 1850. Their children: Anna Mariah
Fordham b. Sept. 7, 1864, d. May 21, 1904; m. William P.
Deakin; Emily Ann Fordham b. Sept. 15, 1866, d. Dec. 16.
1876. Family home Wellsville, Utah.

Made a trip across the plains for merchandise In 1863;
assisted in bringing: immigrants to Utah. Blacksmith.
Died April 10. 1867. Wellsville. Utah.

PERKES, JAMES (son of James Perkes and Leah Abbot of
Wales). Born March 28, 1819, Dudley, Worcestershire, Eng
Came to Utah Oct. 17, 1862, Henry W. Miller company.

Married Eliza Boleson (daughter of Joseph and Sarah
Adelley), who was born March 28, 1819, and came to Utah
1869. Their children: John b. March 30, 1840; Simeon b
Oct. 13. 1843; Reuben b. Aug. 13, 1845. m. Ellen Allred Nov'
22, 1869, m. Sarah Ann Watkln Dec. 23, 1910; Elizabeth
b. Feb. 11, 1847; Leah b. Nov. 1, 1848, m. William Poppleta



1863; Rachel b. Feb. 5, 1852; Ephraim b. Oct. 5, 1853, m. Har-
riet Clark Nov. 4, 1878.

Married Mary Ann Gibson 1854, In St. Louis, Mo. She was
born March 3, 1830, Nottingham, Eng., and came to Utah
1862, Henry W. Miller company. Their children: William
Gibson b. March 3, 1856, and Elena b. May 14, 1858, died;
Catherine S. b. May 2, 1861, m. William Harry.

High priest.

PERKES, REUBEN (son of James Perkes and Eliza
Boleson). Born Aug. 13, 1845, Worcestershire, Eng. Came
to Utah with father in 1863.

Married Ellen Allred Nov. 22. 1869, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of William Allred and Mary Burthwryte; latter pioneer
1868, Simpson Molen company). She was born Dec. 9,
1850, Suffolk, Eng., died June 13, 1908. Their children:
Jamea W. b. May 11. 1871, m. Erma Dalnes Oct. 28, 1896;
Reuben Albert b. Feb. 15, 1873, m. Rette Balls Feb. 3, 1891;
Kate Sarah b. Aug. 26, 1875, m. Thomas Walker 1892; Arthur
b. July 4, 1878; John Alven b. Aug. 24, 1881; Vilda A. b.
April 1, 1882, m. Joseph Jones 1900; Thomas W. b. March
18. 1882, m. Roda Jorgesen 1899; Nellie V. b. Oct. 14, 1888.
m. Alma Cook Nov. 24, 1909. Family home Hyde Park,

Married Sarah Ann Watkln Dec. 23, 1910 (daughter of
Catherine Wilks, pioneer 1863).

Treasurer Hyde Park town corporation; president Logan
and Hyde Park Canal Co.; president Logan, Hyde Park and
Smithfleld Canal Co.; vice president Farmers' Union Mills

PERKINS, ABSALOM (son of Ute Perkins and Sarah Gant
of Macedonia, Hamilton county, 111.). Born in North Caro-
lina. Came to Utah 1848, Allen Taylor company.

Married Nancy Martin, who came to Utah with husband.
Their children: Sarah, m. John Shipley; Ute, m. Annie Warren
Jan. 16, 1835; William Louts b. June 18, 1819, m. Mary Ann
Brown June 15, 1842; Hyrum; David M., m. Harriet Brown;
Levl b. Dec. 29, 1825, m. Susan Booth Aug. 22, 1858; James;
John; Susan, m. Louis Whitesides; Adeline, m. Isaac Car-
penter; Francis Marion; George Washington b. May 1, 1836,
m. Alice Mellin Jan. 20, 1864; Christopher C. b. 1838, m. Ann

Presided over a branch of Mormon church In Iowa.

PERKINS, WILLIAM LOUIS (son of Absalom Perkins and
Nancy Martin). Born June 18, 1819, In White county, Tenn.
Came to Utah Sept. 21, 1850.

Married Mary Ann Brown June 15, 1842, at Macedonia,
111. (daughter of Alanson Brown and Cynthia Dorcas Hurd,
latter pioneer 1850, William Wall company). She was born
1821, In Steuben county, N. T. Their children: Eliza Ann
b. March 14, 1843, m. Edwin Merrill Nov. 2, 1865; George
Carlos b. May 15, 1845, m. Isabelle Hunter July 18, 1870;
William Thomas b. April 12, 1848, m. Mary Adelaide Lawson
Oct. 12, 1878; Hyrum S. b. Oct. 4, 1850. Family home. Salt
Lake City.

Married Sarah Jane Richards 1853, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John Richards and Sarah Inon of Wales), who was
born Jan. 13. 1833, Caermarthenshire, South Wales. Their
children: Sarah Jane b. Aug. 27, 1854, m. John Cozzens July
5, 1869; John Absalom b. Sept. 20, 1856, m. Annie Bonney
Oct. 11, 1878; William Louis b. July 19, 1858; David Richard
b. April 26, 1860, m. Eliza Smith Nov. 19, 1885; Francis
Marion b. Feb. 2, 1862, m. Maggie Southworth May 29, 1884;
Nancy Adeline b. Jan. 28, 1864,, d. same day; Hannah Eliza-
beth b. Oct. 7, 1865, m. Henry Thomas Hillier June 22, 1887;
Jesse Andrew b. Nov. 1, 1867, m. Emily S. Dalrymple July
1, 1891; Isaac Monroe b. Dec. 10, 1869, m. Amy Hancock
Sept. 23, 1890; Mary Emma b. March 29, 1872, m. Fredrick
Kesler 1892.

Moved from Salt Lake City to Pleasant Green 1889. One
of presidents of 30th quorum seventies; high priest. Worked
on Salt Lake and St. George temples. Missionary to western
states 1869. Died.

PERKINS, GEORGE CARLOS (son of William Louis Perkins
and Mary Ann Brown). Born May 15, 1845, Hancock county,
HI. Came to Utah 1850 with parents.

Married Isabelle Hunter July 18, 1870, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Adam Hunter and Elizabeth Patterson, pioneers
1S52), who was born Oct. 27, 1852, Salt Lake City. Their
children: Mary Elizabeth b. Aug. 2, 1871, m. Samuel R.
Hall July 17, 1889; George Carlos b. March 28, 1873; Isabelle
b. Jan. 30, 1874, m. Peter Hansen Nov. 12, 1891; William b.
May 22, 1876, m. Charlotte Law June 3, 1910; Jenett b. May
24. 1879, m. William C. Stephens Aug. 30, 1898; David Hunter
b. Aug. 19, 1881, m. Carrie Romtna Munk July 7, 1904; Eliza
Ann b. March 5, 1884, m. Fredrick Coon Oct. 23, 1901; Ellen
b. Oct. 9, 1886, m. David J. Parker Oct. 10, 1906; Louisa b.
June 16, 1889. m. John Stephens April 8. 1909; Jessie Myrtle
b. May 15, 1892, m. J. A. Artimus Crane June 12, 1912; Lorena
Grace b. April 21, 1896. Family resided Salt Lake City,
Utah, and Bennington, Idaho.

Moved from Salt Lake City to Bear Lake county, Idaho,
1876. Assistant Sunday school superintendent 29 years;
ward teacher 32 years; seventy. Assisted In bringing
Immigrants to Utah with Horton D. Haight In 1863. Or-
dained high priest Feb. 4, 1912.

PERKINS, WILLIAM THOMAS (son of William Louis Per-
kins and Mary Ann Brown). Born April 12, 1848, In Potta-
wattamie county, Iowa.

Married Mary Adelaide Lawson Oct. 12, 1878, Coalvllle,
Utah (daughter of John Lawson and Margaret Vance), who

was born Oct. 7. 1856, at Mantl, Utah. Family resided
Coalville and St. George. Utah, and Montpelier, Idaho.

Ward teacher; ward clerk; presiding elder; high priest.
County commissioner in Idaho 1897-99; sheriff of Washing-
ton county, Utah, 1907-09. Temple worker at present
St. George temple.

kins and Nancy Martin). Born May 1, 1836, Macedonia 111
Came to Utah 1848 with parents.

Married Alice Mellen Jan. 20, 1864, Salt Lake City, Bishop
Kesler officiating (daughter of John Mellen and Jane Rams-
den of Salt Lake City, pioneers September, 1848, Brlgham
\oung company). Their children: George Washington Jr
b. Sept. 10, 1865, m. Catherine Blowers; Mary Alice b. Jan.
28, 1867, m. David Thompson; John Absalom b. April 10
1870, m. Mary A. Thompson; Nancy Jane b. July 13 1874
d. aged 36; Ute b. Aug. 23, 1877, m. Etta B. Wilklns; Ray
M. b. Jan. 1, 1884, m. Lavlna Wolstenholme; May b. Nov
23, 1889, m. Perry Memmott.

Member 14th quorum seventies; home missionary ward
teacher. Farmer and stockralser.

JERKINS, AUGUSTUS P. (son of Ezra Perkins and Eliza-
beth Soule of Marietta, Ohio). Born Feb. 10, 1837, Marietta
Came to Utah May, 1890.

Married Amelia Kullmer 1854, Lafayette, Ind. (daughter
of John Kullmer and Amelia Schrlner of Lafayette), who
was born Aug. 3, 1836. Their children: Walter K., m. Minnie
Reese Davies; Winnie S., m. Frank Terry; Perclval O m
Ethelyn R. Froiseth; Mary Belle; Amelia Louise, m. Dr
J. C. Ross. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Grocer. Died Dec. 15, 1911, Salt Lake City.

PERKINS. PERCIVAL O. (son of Augustus P. Perkins and
Amelia Kullmer). Born June 12, 1866, Lafayette Ind
Came to Utah June, 1888.

Married Ethelyn R. Froiseth Sept. 14, 1899, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Bernard A. M. Froiseth and Jane Anderson
of Washington and New York; came to Utah about 1872)
She was born Feb. 23, 1876. Their child: Elizabeth Jane b
June 21, 1905. Family home. Salt Lake City.

County recorder; deputy city treasurer; deputy county
auditor. Accountant.

PERKINS, FRANKLIN. Born 1823. In North Carolina.
Came to Utah 1848, A. Perkins company.

Married Esther 1835, in Grundy county. Mo., who was

born 1833. Their children: Sarah, m. Peter Livingston- Mary
m. Sylvester James; Downey, m. Sylas Sprouse; Ephratm
d. aged 21; Wesley, d. aged 8; Albert, d. aged 3, Manissa
and Thomas B., d. infants; Sylvester, m. Martha A. J. Stevens-
Charlotte, m. Charles Gamble.

Farmer. Died 1878, at Salt Lake City.

PERKINS, JOSEPH (son of Thomas Perkins and Ann Ma-
thews of Wales). Born Sept. 24, 1820, Langher, Glamorgan-
shire, Wales. Came to Utah Oct. 31, 1855, Charles A. Harper

Married Margret Martin Dec. 25, 1852 (daughter of Thomas
Martin and Gurnefried Williams; former died in Wales
latter came to Utah 1859, Robert F. Neslen company). She
was born Dec. 22, 1833. Their children: Thomas b June
9, 1854, m. E. E. Packer March 14, 1874; Margret b. Sept. 22,
1856, m. Thomas Morrison April 7, 1874; Joseph Mathews b.
Sept. 22, 1856; William Daniel b. Aug. 20, 1868; Edward Mar-
tin b. Jan. 10, 1860, m. Jane Baird Oct. 18, 1883; Celia Jane b.
April 20, 1862, m. James Packer Dec. 12, 1878; Lorenzo Mar-
tin b. Nov. 4, 1864, m. Sarah Ann Collon Nov. 9, 1884; Nephi
Martin b. May 1, 1867, m. Mary Elvira Mendenhall 1889;
David Alma b. Feb. 11, 1870, m. Mary Elizabeth Cullen
1889. Family resided North Ogden, Provo and Franklin,

Married Harriet Preese Dec. 10, 1873. Salt Lake City
(daughter of Richard Preese and Susanah Ritchalt), who
was born March 17, 1833, in England. Their children:
Joseph Ephraim b. Oct. 31, 1874; Jyram James b. July 26,

Presiding elder St. Joseph, Idaho. Veteran Indian war;
minuteman. Settled at Franklin April 13, 1860.

PERKINS, EDWARD MARTIN (son of Joseph Perkins and
Margret Martin). Born Jan. 10. 1860, Provo, Utah.

Married Jane Baird Oct. 18, 1883, Salt Lake City (daughter
of Robert Erwin Baird and Jane Hadley, former pioneer
July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company). She was born
March 28, 1862, Lynn, Utah. Their children: Margret Jane
b. Aug. 5, 1884, m. Fred Monson; Orpha Baird b. Feb. 18,
1886; Lettie Baird b. Jan. 29, 1888, m. Rufus C. Long; Ed-
ward Erwln b. June 29, 1891; Merlin b. March 27, 1893; Edna
b. March 27, 1895; James Aaron b. Feb. 18, 1897; Alta Vivian
b. Feb. 22, 1901; Raymond b. Oct. 16, 1903. Family resided
Franklin and Mapleton, Idaho, and Cooperville, Utah.

Seventy; high priest; missionary to Great Britain twice;
teacher Franklin ward; presiding elder St. Joseph, Idaho;
bishop of Mapleton ward.

PERKINS, JOSEPH. Came to Utah by oxteam.

Married Elizabeth Alice Hardman. at Salt Lake City.
Brigham Young officiating, who was born 1835, and came
to Utah with husband. Their children: Joseph Hyrum;



-; Nephi Nathaniel, m. Emily

George Nathan, m. Ellen -

Jane Mead. Family resided Salt Lake City and Ogden,


Took an active part in protecting- the settlers against the
Indians In early troubles. Hunter and scout. Deceased.

PERKINS, NEPHI NATHANIEL, (son of Joseph Perkins and
Elizabeth Alice Hardman). Born Oct. 24, 1857, Salt Lake

Married Emily Jane Mead Nov. 9, 1880, Spanish Fork,
Utah (daughter of Orlando Fish Mead and Lydia Aby
Presley of Spanish Fork, pioneers with oxteam). She was
born March 31, 1864, Spanish Fork. Their children: Nephi
Orlando b. Aug. 17, 1881; Emily Alice b. Jan. 8, 1883, d.
child: Hyrum Lehi b. May 1, 1886, d. infant; George William
b. July 6, 1887; Lydia Aby b. July 23, 1889, m. Harry Ashly
Brown; m. Wilber Booker; Samuel Alexander b. June 21,
1891, d. aged 18; Joseph Presley b. Feb. 6, 1893; Franklin
Thomas b. Jan. B, 1895. Family home Price, Utah.

Blacksmith and farmer. Died June 22, 1896, Ogden, Utah.

PERKINS, JOSEPH PRESLEY (son of Nephi Nathaniel
Perkins and Emily Jane Mead). Born Feb. 5, 1893, Spring
Glen, Utah.

Deacon. Carpenter, plumber and confectioner.

PERKINS, JOHN (son of Samuel Perkins and Rosannah
Kitchener of Western Underwood, Buckinghamshire, Eng.).
Born Dec. 28, 1821, Western Underwood. Came to Utah

Married Martha Filer about 1870, Salt Lake City. She was
born Dec. 23, 1838. Their children: Ida Jane, d. infant;
Ellen M., m. Josiah N. Lees; John S., m. Annie Hopkinson;
Ammon M.. m. Nevada Turker; Amanda A., d. aged 12.
Family home, Salt Lake City.

Seventy; Sunday school and block teacher. Section fore-
man Utah Central and U. P. R. R. about 17 years. Died
May, 1887, Salt Lake City.

PERKINS, REUBEN (son of Ute Perkins of Hancock county,
111., born Aug. 8, 1760, in Virginia, and Sarah Dant of south-
ern states, born April 22, 1760). Born March 1, 1783, Lin-
coln county, N. C. Came to Utah from Grundy county, Mo..
Oct. 18, 1849, Andrew H. Perkins company.

Married Elizabeth Pittillo June 16, 1802, who was born
Nov. 10, 1782. Their children: Ephraim Pittillo b. July 24,
1803. m. Elizabeth Whitson; Wilson Gardner b. March 11,
1807, m. Diana Anderson; Andrew H. b. Dec. 6, 1808, m.
Jemima Whitson; John H. b. July 9, 1813, m. Louisa A.
Rhea; James Byron b. Dec. 6. 1815, d. April 19, 1819; Jesse
Nelson b. Feb. 19, 1819, m. Rhoda Condra McCelland Jan. 13,
1842; Franklin Monroe b. July 19, 1827, m. Mariah Tuttle.

Married Catherine Wart June 18, 1864, Salt Lake City.

Married Mary Glen July 29, , Salt Lake City. Family
home Bountiful, Utah.

High priest. Farmer. Died Oct. 22, 1871, Bountiful.

PERKINS, WILSON GARDNER (son of Reuben Perkins
and Elizabeth Pittillo). Born March 11, 1807, between Chllli-
cothe and Trenton, Grundy county, Mo. Came to Utah In

Married Diana Anderson at Jackson, Tenn. (daughter of
William Anderson and Elizabeth Jones of Grundy county,
Mo.), who died 1849, Salt Lake City. Their children: Wil-
liam Anderson and James Monroe, died; John Preston,
killed, aged 6; Marlon Columbus; Elizabeth Jane b. Feb. 11,
1837, m. Edward Everett Belcher; Mary Ann, m. Joseph
Howard; Harvey Huston, m. Helen Colton, m. Sarah Sim-
mons; Louisa Caroline, d. child; Jasper Newton, m. Lucy
Garret, m. Lasina Call. Family home Bountiful, Davis Co.,

Elder. Farmer. Died 1849, Salt Lake City.

PERKINS, JESSE NELSON (son of Reuben Perkins and
Elizabeth Pittillo). Born Feb. 19, 1819, In Jackson county,

Married Rhoda Condra McClelland Jan. 13, 1842, in Mercer
county, Mo. (daughter of Josiah McClelland and Rhoda Con-
dra), who was born Oct. 20, 1821, in Monroe county, Ky.,
and came to Utah Oct. 18, 1849. Their children: John Hen-
derson b. Nov. 9, 1842, m. Louisa Deseret Perkins Nov. 27,
1871; Littleton Lyttle b. Jan. 13, 1847, m. Carrie E. Wood
May 30, 1888; Brigham Young b. April 18, 1850, m. Melissa
Wallace April 9, 1873; Heber Kimball b. April 12, 1852, m.
Martha M. Wallace March 24, 1873; Jesse Nelson, Jr., b. Feb.
28, 1854, m. Mary Lavina Plumb Nov. 25, 1896; Reuben
Jor.iah b. Oct. 14, 1866, m. Eliza Jane Hancock Nov. 2, 1881;
Franklin Monroe b. Feb. 26, 1859, m. Sarah C. Hancock March
20, 1889; Rhoda Elizabeth b. March 20, 1862, m. Brigham
Young May 17, 1886. Family home Taylor, Ariz.

Married Mariah Tuttle at Salt Lake City. Their children:

Franklin Monroe b. July 15, 1867, m. Elizabeth ; Ellen

Elizabeth, m. William Reeves; Martha Mariah, d. Infant.

Missionary 1869-70; high priest; member high council of
Snowflake stake. Selectman county court of Davis county.
Died March 2, 1883, Taylor, Ariz.

PERKINS. BRIGHAM YOUNG (son of Jesse Nelson Perkins
and Rhoda Condra McClelland). Born April 18, 1850, Salt
Lake City.

Married Melissa Wallace April 9, 1873. Salt Lake City
(daughter of George B. Wallace and Melissa King, pio-

neers), who was born in Salt Lake City Oct. 14, 1853. Only
child: Brigham Andrew b. May 25, 1874, m. Frances Bar-
bary Kuhl May 25, 1907. Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Missionary to Little Colorado river, Arizona, 1873. Moved
to southern Utah with family 1875, and again to Arizona
with father's family 1877. Farmer. Family home Taylor,

PERKINS, SAMCEL, (son of John Perkins and Elizabeth
Letts of Irchester, Eng.). Born Aug. 9, 1832, Irchester.
Came to Utah 1856, A. O. Smoot company.

Married Ann Godfrey Feb. 2, 1860 (daughter of Thomaa
Godfrey and Elizabeth Alnge), who was born Nov. 26, 1832,
and came to Utah 1869, George Rowley handcart company.
Their children: Ann Elizabeth b. May 27, 1862, m. Egbert
Riggs; Mary Alice b. Dec. 9, 1863, m. Job Miller; Samuel
John b. Aug. 13, 1866, m. Margaret Glenn Jan. 16. 1890;
Thomas Jeffery b. July 27, 1868, d. infant; George Quail b.
Aug. 22, 1869, m. Elizabeth Owen Dec. 10, 1890; Ellen Maria
b. Jan. 22, 1871, m. John A. Leishman.

Married Elizabeth Chapman July 19, 1871, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Isaac B. Chapman and Solona Brown), who was
born 1830 in Vermont. Their children: Emily b. Sept. 6,
1872, m. Thomas Maughn Dec. 14, 1892; Louis b. Feb. 13,
1874, m. Charlotte Minnerly Jan. 10, 1894.

Home missionary. Veteran Echo Canyon war. City treas-
urer four years; city councilman three terms. Settled at
Salt Lake City; moved to Wellsville, Cache valley, 1860.
Shoemaker In early days. Farmer. Died June B, 1905.

PERKINS. SAMUEL JOHN (son of Samuel Perkins and Ann
Godfrey). Born Aug. 13, 1866, Wellsville, Utah.

Married Margaret Glenn Jan. 16, 1890, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Walter Glenn and Elizabeth Stuart, pioneers 1864),
who was born July 30, 1867, at Wellsville. Their children:
Sathuel John b. Sept. 12, 1891; Elizabeth b. July 30, 1893:
JHargaret b. Dec. 14, 1895, and Earl and Pearl (twins) b.
Sept. 9, 1898, d. infants; Walter Philip b. Nov. 29, 1900; Ann
b. Oct. 11, 1903; Jennett b. July 26, 1909. Family home.

Missionary to England 1906-07. Farmer.


PERRY, ALEXANDER (son of Matthew Perry and Mary
^Turner). Born Dec. 21, 1829. Paisley, Scotland. Came to
1853. His brothers and sisters were: James Perry; Mal-
Perry; Matthew; Mary; Elizabeth; Alexander; Robert,
orn in Paisley, but came to America in 1852. They
cortducted a large dye house in New York for several years.
Robert, the youngest, fought in the civil- war on the side
of thV. North, and although wounded several times lived
for years after.

MarrieM Marion Leckie Shanks Dec. 21, 1855, Salt Lake
City (daughter of James Shanks and Isabella Dock of North
Willard, Utah, pioneers 1855, Charles Harper company). She
was born July 19, 1836, and died April 21, 1890. Their chil-
dren: Isabella Dock b. March 27, 1857, m. James M. Dalton
April 6, 1875; Mary Turner b. Jan. 11, 1860, d. Sept. 2, 1872;
Marlon Elizabeth b. March 29, 1863, m. J. D. Johnson Feb.
1883; Matthew b. April 6. 1865, d. Jan. 8, 1866; James Shanka
b. Sept. 9, 1867, m. Eliza Cordon Sept. 7, 1891; Agnes Jane
(twin of James S.), m. Brigham Nebeker July 24, 1888;
Lucy Danridge b. Sept. 4, 1871, m. George G. Doyle June 17.
1893. Family resided North Willard and Willard, Utah.
Gardener and farmer. Died Aug. 31, 1889, in Mexico.

PERRY, ASAHEL (son of Abiel Perry, born Dec. 20, 1764,
Attleboro, Bristol county, Mass., and Miriam Walcott,
born Sept. 19, 1766, Williamsburg, Hampshire county, Mass.).
He was born Feb. 26, 1784, Williamsburg. Came to Utah
1860, Captain Bennett company.

Married Polly Chadwick March 6, 1806 (daughter of Isaac
Chadwick and Dinah Brewer of Middtebury, Genesee county,
(N. Y.), who was born June 24, 1789, Framingham, Mass.
Their children: Isaac b. May 4, 1807; Lucy Ann b. Feb. 22,

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