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Richard b. Feb. 4, 1874, died; Bruce b. April 15, 1876, m.
Effle Wheeler; Milton b. July 14, 1878. Family home Spring-
ville, Utah.

Member 51st quorum seventies. Deputy marshal. Farmer.

ROYLANCE, WILLIAM (son of John Roylance and Mary
Ann Oakes). Born April 1, 1840, in Chester, Eng. Came
to Utah October, 1850, with Jonathan Foote company.

Married Lucy Clucas (daughter of Henry Clucas of the
Isle of Man, and Elizabeth Martin of England, pioneer 1850,
lived at Springville, Utah). She was born July 1843. Their
children: William Martin b. March , m. Laura Ann Turner
and May Zabriskle; John H.; Elizabeth; Nephi, died; Archie
W.; Thomas S.; Nell; Frank E.; Lillle. Family home Sprlngr-
ville, Utah.

President elders' quorum. Merchant; stockraiser and
railroad contractor. Died April 2, 1903.

ROYLANCE, WILLIAM M. (son of William Roylance and
Lucy Clucas). Born March 31, 1865, Springville, Utah.

Married Laura Ann Turner Dec. 23, 1885, Logan, Utah
(daughter of John W. Turner and Sarah L. Faucett of
Provo. Utah; came to Utah 1851 with Roswell Stevens com-
pany). She was born Oct. 22, 1863. Their children: Hazel
T. b. Dec. 18, 1886, died; Martin Wesley b. March 26, 1889;
Merllne b. April 26, 1894; Enid and Ellis (twins) b. March
26, 1901; Ellis, d. Sept. 1901.

Married Mary Zabriskie (widow of C. E. Young) Aug.
6, 1902, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Alma M. Zabriskie
and Emma Brain of Provo, Utah). She was born Dec. 18,
1876. Their children: Charles Edward Young b. Jan. 5,
1900 (son of C. E. Young); William Clucas b. Sept. 7, 1908.
Family home Provo, Utah.

Elder. City recorder and councilman at Springville; mayor
of Provo 1904-5; member Utah state legislature 1897-1900;
speaker of house 1899-1900; chairman Democratic state com-
mittee 1901. Merchant 27 years; one of the incorporators
and directors of the Springville Banking Co.



Plckford Oct. 9, 1902; Marian b. April 1, 1882, m. Fred E.
Garner Aug. 24, 1903; John b. March 15, 1884, m. Mary Ship-
ley Nov. 19, 1912; Rachel b. May 5, 1886; Rosena Virtue
b. July 5, 1888, d. Nov. 18, 1907; Heber T. b. March 10,
1891. m. Rebecca Asper Dec. 13, 1912; Sarah Serena b.
April 27, 1893, m. Joseph Harrop Nov. 27. 1912; Edna I. b.
June 25, 1896, m. Richard Chappie June 22, 1912; Myrtle
Elizabeth b. May 25, 1901. Family home North Ogden, Utah.
High priest. Farmer.

ROYLANCE, AARON (son of William J. Roylance and Mar-
tha Janet Smith). Born Aug. 9, 1861, North Ogden, Utah.

Married Charlotte Elnora Berry June 25, 1891, Mantl,
Utah (daughter of Charles S. Berry and Eliza Jane Harmer),
who was born Nov. 30, 1872, Springville, Utah. Their chil-
dren: Kenneth Glend b. May 11. 1893; Dorthea b. March 21,
1896; Ireta b. Sept. 5, 1898; Lucretia b. March 23, 1901;
Frelda Eliza b. Jan. 4, 1904.

ROYLANCE, HEBER C. (son of William J. Roylance and
Martha Janet Smith). Born March 30, 1869, Springville.

Married Alice Jane Ward Sept. 15, 1892, Logan, Utah
(daughter of George P. Ward and Jane Ashworth of Hyrum,
Utah. Came to Utah 1873). She was born Dec. 14, 1874.
Their children: William Heber b. Sept. 1, 1893; George Ed-
mund b. Jan. 27, 1896; Nellie Jane b. April 20, 1898; Alva
Janet b. Sept. 1, 1900; Milan b. Nov. 25, 1903; Vera b. Aug.
4. 1905; Elva Cora b. Sept. 28, 1908; Gladys b. March 4,
1911. Family home, Salem.



ROYLE, HENRY. Born in England. Came to Utah 1848.

Married Ann Capstick at St. Louis, Mo., who came to
Utah with husband. Their children: Sarah Ann b. Sept.
22, 1849, m. Loren Almstead 1865; Henry Moroni b. June
22, 1851, m. Harrlette Abigail Zimmerman Jan. 7, 1872, m.
Mary Curtis Fawsett June 11, 1894 Family home Lehi,
Utah.

Missionary in England. Farmer. Died July 1852.

Ann Capstick Royle married John Mercer Nov. 9, 1852.
Only child, Martha, was born Oct. 9, 1853, m. James Kirkham.

ROYLE, HENRY MORONI (son of Henry Royle and Ann
Capstick). Born June 22, 1851, Lehl, Utah.

Married Harriette Abigail Zimmerman Jan. 7, 1872, Lehi.
Utah (daughter of John Zimmerman and Harriet Lamb
of Lehi, pioneers 1849). She was born Oct. 6, 1853, died
March 19, 1892. Their children: Henry Moroni b. Feb. 25,
1873, m. Alice Sandering (Barr) Jan. 21, 1903; Polly Em-
nieline b. April 15, 1878, m. Hyrum Webb Feb. 10, 1897;
Harriette Abigail b. Oct. 1. 1880, m. Noal West March 1,
1305; Sarah Ann b. Oct. 20, 1882, m. James Toddard Oct.
1, 1903; James Freeman b. Dec. 9, 1884, m. Lavina McAllis-
ter March 2, 1910; Rawsen b. Dec. 5. 1886, died; Myrtle b.
July 2, 1889, m. William McEwan March 1, 1911.

Married Mary Curtis Fawsett June 11, 1894, at Lehi, who
was born 1852. Only child: Hyrum Alvin b. June 17, 1895.
Families resided Lehi, Utah.

High priest; block teacher. Was first white male child
born at Lehi. Builder of canals, Irrigating ditches and
bridges. Farmer and stockraiser.

ROYLE, JAMES FREEMAN (son of Henry Moroni Royle
and Harriette Abigail Zimmerman). Born Dec. 9, 1884.

Married Lavinia McAllister March 2, 1910, St. George
Utah (daughter of Joseph Warrington McAllister and Mary
Ann Miller of St. George). She was born Feb. 4, 1885. Their
child: Homer Freeman b. April 14, 1911.

Missionary to southern states.



ROYLANCB, WILLIAM J. (son of George Roylance of Peover,
Chester, Eng.). Born April 19, 1819, at Lower Peover.
Came to Utah August, 1852, Orson Spencer company.

Married Mary Yarwood (daughter of Samuel Yarwood),
who was born 1807. Their children: Hyrum b. July 4, 1844,
m. Isabel! Newby May 4, 1868; James b. Nov. 30, 1849, m.
Georgena Barrett; Rachel, m. John Woodfleld May 16,
1865. Family home North Ogden, Utah.

Married Martha Janet Smith Oct. 4, 1860, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Aaron Smith of Pennsylvania), who was born
Aug. 12, 1837, in Pennsylvania. Their children: Aaron b.
Aug. 9, 1861, m. Charlotte Elnora Berry June 25, 1891;
William George b. Oct. 9, 1863, m. Rosle Snyder June 7,
1897; Alma Thomas b. March 1, 1865, m. Irene Daniels May
1891; Mary Janet b. Feb. 28. 1867, m. Parley P. Hill; Heber
C. b. March 30, 1869, m. Alice Jane Ward Sept. 15. 1892;
Harvey b. Jan. 17, 1871, m. Eliza M. Ward 1893. Family
home Springville, Utah.

Settled at North Ogden 1863; moved to Springville; later
to Snake River valley. High priest. Pioneer; surveyor.
Conducted tannery, shoe and harness shop 1889 at Spring-
ville. Farmer. Died June 29, 1895, Salem, Idaho.

ROYLANCE, JAMES (son of William Roylance and Mary
Yarwood). Born Nov. 30, 1849, Burlington, Iowa. Came to
Utah 1853, Orson Spencer company.

Married Georgena Barnett Oct. 9, 1871, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Barnett and Mary Ann Mathews, both
of Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, Eng., pioneers 1864, John M.
Kay company). She was born June 6, 1854. Their chil-
dren: Mary Ann b. Sept. 3, 1873. m. Frank Blodget Dec. 5,
1894; James H. b. Jan. 17, 1874, m. Annie Maggie Hawkins
Oct. 11. 1898; George W. b. Nov. 14, 1876, m. Alice Camp-
bell March 15, 1900; Alma b. Feb. 14, 1880, m. Ada Pearl



ROYLE, WILLIAM. Born 1820 at Staley Bridge. Yorkshire.
Eng. Came to Utah on Sept. 13, 1861, with Homer Duncan
company.

Married (second wife) Anne Rasmussen (daughter of
Rasmus Anderson and Nette Nielson) Nov. 9, 1882, Salt
Lake City. She was born Dec. 24, 1843, at Fensmark, Sjael-
land, Denmark. Their child: William Royle b. Aug. 13,
1884. Family home, West Weber.

Elder; member seventies; ward teacher. Assisted in con-
structing first canal to irrigate arid lands near West Weber,
Weber county. Farmer.



RUFF, GEORGE (son of James Ruff and Eliza Mealock of
Dillington, Huntington, Eng.). Born Jan. 18, 1850, at Dil-
lington. Came to Utah Oct. 5. 1879.

Married Sarah Elizabeth Grayson 1871, in parish church,
Sheffield, Eng. (daughter of Henry Grayson and Mary Jones
of Rotherham, Yorkshire, Eng., latter came to Utah May
G, 1879). She was born April 25, 1851. Their children: Mary
Emma, m. Joseph Jones; George Henry b. Oct. 10, 1876, m.
Nettie Calderwood; John James, m. Alice Dunster; William
Edward b. May 24, 1881, m. Margaret Morgan; Joseph Heber
b. Oct. 1, 1884, m. Ida W. Bowley; Wilford, m. Elizabeth
Blackham. Her home Moroni, San Pete Co., Utah; his Coal-
vllle, Utah.

Married Mary Hood (Johnstone) Aug. 4, 1909, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Nicol Hood and Angelina O'Neil of
Bathgate, Scotland). She was born April 27, 1853.

Ordained bishop July 19, 1902, by Hyrum M. Smith; presi-
dent first quorum elders of Summit stake; missionary to
Sheffield and Nottingham, Eng., 1898-1900; home missionary
In Summit stake 1883-98. President Scofleld town board;



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city councilman at Scofleld two terms; member Scofleld
school board two terms; justice of peace at Coalville 1896-97.
Blacksmith.

Mary Hood was the widow of Samuel Johnstone, married
June 26, 1878, at Glasgow, Scotland. Their children: Agnes
b. April 16, 1880, m. Alfred Newneen; Francis b. March
12, 1882, m. Wlllard Stlllman; Andrew H. b. May 14, 1884,
d. youth. Family home, Scofleld.



RUSHTON. EDWIN (son of Richard Rushton and Lettace
Johnson of Leek, Stafford, Eng.). Born June 1, 1824, Leek,
Eng-. Came to Utah Sept. 28, 1851, John Brown company.

Married Mary A. Fowell Jan. 31, 1842, Liverpool. Eng.
(daughter of John Fowell and Elizabeth Regars of Leek,
Eng.). She was born April 23, 1823. Their children: Edwin
J.. d. infant; Francis E.. d. aged 2; Martha S., d. aged 3;
Edwin J. R., m. Sarah Cheever; Mary A., m. Daniel Clays;
Henrltta, m. Hyrum H. Evans; Fortune, d. infant; Fortunate.

Member 22d quorum seventies: 1st counselor in bishopric
of 6th ward, Salt Lake City; block teacher; high priest.
Millman; farmer and stockraiser. Died Dec. 28, 1904, nt
Salt Lake City.



RUSS, NELSON DANIEL, (son of John Russ, born Jan. 9,
1819, and Abbie Kenyon, both of Alabama, Genesee county,
N. Y.) He was born March 14, 1846, at Alabama. Came to
Utah November, 1865, a soldier in Co. L, 1st regiment Michi-
gan cavalry.

Married Ellen Agnes Flygare July, 1867 (daughter of
Nils Flygare and Anna Nelson), who was born Augr. 30,
1837. Their children: Anna May b. May 26, 1868, m. Charles
A. Gordon July 20, 1891; Mary Jane b. Aug. 6, 1870. m. B.
Herbert Dec. 15, 1907; John Daniel b. April 4, 1875, m.
Blanche King Feb. 12, 1910; Albert Nelson b. May 20, 1S78.
d. Aug. 10, 1878.

Married B. Chrlstenia (Peterson) Jorgensen (widow of
Rasmus Christian Jorgensen, who died June 23, 1886, by
whom she had had two children, viz.; Eli Moroni Jorgensen
b. Sept. 16, 1884, m. Alberta Orme at Salt Lake City June 25,
1909; Eliza Christina Jorgensen b. Sept. 30, 1886, d. April 1,
1889), July 17, 1892, at Bear River City, Box Elder Co., Utah
(daughter of Nels and Elizabeth Peterson). She was born
May 2, 1855, Island of Faeno, Denmark. Family home
Wilford, Idaho.

High priest; missionary to eastern states March 31, 1898,
to Oct. 1, 1898; Sunday school superintendent East Wilford,
ten years.



RUSSELL, JONATHAN (son of Daniel Russell). Born May

11, 1783. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1852, Benjamin Gardner
company.

Married Nancy Wilson (daughter of Stebben Wilson).
Their children: Gennett b. March 29, 1804, m. Allen Twist;
George b. Sept. 6, 1806. d. aged 14; Annie b. Aug. 6, 1808,
m. Jonathan Trumble Walton; Daniel b. March 8, 1811. m.
Harriet Egllston; Martin b. May 7, 1813, m. Louisa Mours;
Loman b. April 17, 1816, d. young; Lyman b. June 11, 1817,
m. Nancy Bird, m. Amanda Eldredge; Mary b. Oct. 16, 1819,
m. John Allen; Nancy b. Aug. 3, 1822, m. James Caldwell;
Allen b. Nov. 1, 1824, m. Harriet Massina Hutchens; Horace
b. March 10, 1831, m. Lydia Ann Hobson; Sally b. March
9, 1827, m. Flnley Page. Family home Genesee county, N. Y.

Died July 27, 1855, Fillmore, Utah.

RUSSELL, ALLEN (son of Jonathan Russell and Nancy
Wilson). Born Nov. 1, 1824. China, Genesee county, N. Y.
Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1862, Benjamin Gardner company.

Married Harriet Massina Hutchens March 1, 1846 (daugh-
ter of John Hutchens and Elizabeth Crocker, pioneers Sept.
24, 1862, Benjamin Gardner (first team) company). She
was born Sept. 14, 1818, Spartanburg, S. C. Their children:
Allen b. March 10, 1848, m. Flora Ann Howd; John b. June
24, 1850, d. 1854; William b. March 22, 1862. d. 1864; Eliza-
beth b. Feb. 7, 1855. d. 1856; Nancy b. April 17. 1857, m.
Isaac J. Riddle 1877; Harriet Narissa b. May 15, 1860. d.
Jan. 19, 1862; Jonathan b. Oct. 4, 1862, d. Feb. 11, 1877.
Family resided at Manti and Fillmore, Utah.

Married Margaret Ashley Dec. 23, 1867 (daughter of
Richard Ashley and Elizabeth Hughes), who was born Aug.

12, 1832, Overton, Flint, Wales. Came to Utah 1851, died
Sept. 6, 1899. Their children: Emily b. Nov. 17. 1858, d.
Jan. 28, 1862; Julia b. Jan. 15, 1860, m. Jedediah M. Warner
1876; Susan Melissa b. Oct. 20, 1861, m. George D. Olsen
April 6. 1884; Mary b. Oct. 1, 1863, m. Edward M. Crandall
Jan. 3, 1888; Jane b. March 13, 1865, d. same day; Richard
Ashley b. Feb. 22, 1867; Margaret b. Nov. 17, 1868. m. Joseph
H. Dearden July 4, 1889; Jannette b. March 12, 1872, d.
Feb. 9, 1877.

Married Henrietta Blythe Oct. 24, 1906 (daughter of
Charles Blythe and Isabel! Brown), who was born June 6,
1831, Newton parish, Midlothian, Scotland. Came to Utah
1866, Captain Clark company.

High priest. City marshal; member city council 2 years.
Road supervisor 12 years. Member high council of Millard
stake 1869-1901; patriarch.



(daughter of Jesse Hobson and Catherine Dougherty of
North Pigeon, Pottawattamie Co.. Iowa, pioneers Sept. 1852,
Benjamin Gardner company). She was born Jan. 1, 1838.
Their children: Lydie C., m. George W. Bryan; Lewey R.,
m. Elizabeth Dewitt; Horace Jesse; Henry U.. m. Harriet L.
Brewer; Daniel C., m. Sarah Jane Hunt; William R.; Ada
C.; Alma L.. m. Lillie M. Willis. Family home Fillmore,
Millard Co., Utah.

Minuteman, guarded the settlers against the Indians.
Farmer. Died June 6, 1901, Fairview, New Mexico.

RUSSELL, DANIEL C. (son of Horace Russell and Lydia Ann
Hobson). Born July 10, 1865. Fillmore, Utah.

Married Sarah Jane Hunt May 17, 1900. Fairview, New
Mexico (daughter of Joel Hunt and Matilda E. Moore of
Perryville, Perry county, Tenn.; came to Colorado 1883).
She was born June 19, 1853. Their children: Fenton B. b.
March 1. 1903; Ada E. b. June 10, 1906.

Presiding elder of Fairview branch, San Louis stake,
Colo. 1880-85; missionary to St. Johns, Ariz. 1885. Defended
the settlers against the lawless whites and Mexicans.



RUSSELL, SAMUEL (son of Isaac Russell and Mary Waltom
of Toronto, Canada). Born June 7, 1836, Toronto. Came to
Utah Sept. 13. 1861, Homer Duncan company.

Married Lucy Pratt Feb. 4. 1869, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Parley P. Pratt and Hannahette Snivley of Salt
Lake City). She was born March 9, 1848. Their children:
Jacob Parley, m. Daisy Clark; Francis J.; Henrietta Hope,
m. Francis Platt; Ellen.

Married Henrietta Pratt June 14, 1877, St. George, Utah
(daughter of Parley P. Pratt and Hannahette Snively of Salt
Lake City, pioneers Sept. 1847, Parley P. Pratt company).
She was born Oct. 26, 1851. Their children: Samuel b.
April 14, 1878; Isaac, m. Althea Farr; Lucy; Christopher P.;
Jared: Mary; Sarah Eliza. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Member 2d quorum seventies; special missionary to
Canada 1882. Captain in militia. Indian war veteran.
Manager Armstrong & Bagley Lumber Co. Died April 20,
1896, Salt Lake City.

RUSSELL, SAMUEL, JR. (son of Samuel Russell and Hen-
rietta Pratt). Born April 14, 1878, Salt Lake City.
Lawyer.



RUSSELL, WILLIAM GREENWOOD (son of William Green-
wood Russell). Born at Liverpool, Eng. Came to Utah
Oct. 3, 1852, Isaac Bullock company.

Married Louise Jones 1839 In New York City. Their
children: George W., m. Elizabeth Pierce; Eliza Ann, m.
Isaac James Caldwell. Family home Tooele City, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Vickery 1848, Buffalo, N. Y. (daughter
of William Vickery and Mary Holland of Buffalo, pioneers
1852). She was born 1827. Their children: William G. b.
July 4, 1852, m. Minnie Beathel, m. Margaret Clark; Brig-ham
Y. b. March 1854, d. aged 18; John T. b. Jan. 24, 1856, m.
Agnes Charles; Joseph S. b. Dec. 23, 1858, m. Margaret
Charles: Heber C. b. Nov. 1860. m. Elizabeth Orr; Hyrum b.
Dec. 1861; Elizabeth b. Oct. 1863, m. William Bracken, m.
Mr. McCloud; Annie b. Dec. 1865, m. Albert Macintosh; James
b. 1867, d. Infant. Family residence, Tooele county.

Presiding elder at Rush Valley and Kamas. Farmer and
stockraiser. Died 1870, Rush Valley, Utah.



RUSSELL, HORACE! (son of Johnathan Russell and Nancy
Wilson of Nauvoo, Hancock county, 111.). Born March 10,
1831, Shelby, Macomb county,' Mich. Came to Utah Sept.
24, 1852, Benjamin Gardner company.
Married Lydia Ann Hobson May 2, 1856, Salt Lake City



RUST, WILLIAM 'WALKER (son of John Rust, born Feb. 6.
1773, Concord. N. H., and Elizabeth Walker, born April 2,
1772, in New Hampshire were married 1806). Born Aug. 14,
1807, Danville, Vt. Came to Utah July 29, 1847, James
Brown company.

Married Mary T. Rand March 29, 1833, in Vermont (daugh-
ter of George Rand and Annie Smith), who was born at
Haverhill, Mass. Their children: George Smith b. Jan.
23, 1834, m. Eliza S. Brown Nov. 18, 1856; Horace B. b. Sept.
6, 1836, d. June 21, 1850. Family resided at Salt Lake City
and Payson, Utah.

Missionary to eastern states 1840-41 and 1843; one of the
presidents of llth quorum seventies; missionary to eastern
states 1854-66; member Mormon battalion. Settled at Salt
Lake City 1847; moved to Payson 1858. Died Sept. 18, 1894,
at Payson.

RUST, GEORGE SMITH (son of William Walker Rust and
Mary T. Rand). Born Jan. 23, 1834, Lowell, Vt. Came to
Utah July 27. 1847.

Married Eliza S. Brown - Nov. 18, 1865. Mormon Grove,
Iowa (daughter of Ezekiel Brown and Catherine Slawson
of Pennsylvania, pioneer Aug. 18, 1856, Philemon Merrill
company). She was born Feb. 17, 1838, in Pennsylvania.
Their children: George Brown b. Oct. 31, 1856, m. Elvira
Roberts 1887; m. Eliza Jane Smith; Laura Etta b. May 15,
1858. m. William Beal Nov. 12, 1879; Horace and Henry
(twins), d. infants; Julia C. b. Sept. 7, 1863, m. Walter A.
Jeffery Jan. 1892; William S. b. March 13, 1867, m. Sarah
Gardner July 2, 1891; Orion A. b. April 4, 1870, m. Sarah Man-
well; David Dexter b. March 10. 1874, m. Ruth Wooley May
27, 1S03; Leroy W. b. May 15, 1879, m. Clara Bracken July
10. 1907. Family home Payson, Utah.

Married Sabra J. Beckstead. Salt Lake City (daughter
of Sidney Beckstead and Ann S. Rollins of West Jordan,
pioneers oxteam company). Only child: Sidney O. b. April
1871, m. Stella Bagley. Family home Koosharen, Sevier Co.,
Utah.



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Missionary to eastern states 1854-56; bishop in Wayne
stake 1879- called to work in Manti temple 1901; member
hig-h council in Utah county. Veteran Walker and Black
Hawk Indian wars. Discovered the Eureka mine at Tintic
1870 Member Payson city council 1870-78. Settled at
Payson 1858, and moved to Grass Valley 1878. Located
the town of Burrville. Farmer; stockraiser and miner.

RUST, GEORGE B. (son of George Smith Rust and Eliza
S. Brown). Born Oct. 31, 1856. Spanish Fork, Utah.

Married Melinda Elvina Roberts Dec. 21, 1887, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Edward Killick Roberts and Ann Sophia
Rollins of Salt Lake City, Payson and Annabella, Utah).
She was born Feb. 12, 1870, at Payson. Their children:
Genevieve b. Feb. 21, 1889, m. Alma L. Potter; Rand O. b.
Jan. 2, 1891, m. Evaline Rachel Davies Nov. 20, 1912; Eliza
Ann b. Jan. 11, 1893, m. Glen Seager; Ethel b. April 26,
1895; Alva George b. Dec. 16, 1897; Elton Roberts b. April 21,
1900; Mary b. Aug. 14, 1902; Sarah b. Dec. 19, 1904, d.
infant; Ella b. Oct. 10, 1906; Nora b. Dec. 12, 1911. Family
home Caineville, Utah.

Married Eliza Jane Smith Dec. 21, 1887, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Absalom Smith and Mary Ann Jenson of
Draper, Utah). Only child: Baby b. July 16, 1889, d. infant.

High priest; counselor to Bishop Walter E. Hanks 17
years; counselor in presidency of Y. M. M. I. A.; Sunday
school superintendent; ward teacher. Constable at Burr-
ville, Utah. Fruit tree inspector, Wayne county; director
board of health, Wayne county; treasurer of Caineville Irri-
gation Co. Farmer and stockraiser.



RYSET, FRANCIS FREDRICK. Born in Germany. Came
to Utah 1857.

Married Nancy Jane Radford at Deseret, Millard Co., Utah
(daughter of John W. and Leah Radford of Deseret). She
was born 1847. Their children: Maranda Jane b. 1862;
Sarah Ellen b. 1864; Francis Daniel b. 1866, m. Priscilla
Morgan; Melvin b. 1868. Family home Deseret, Millard
Co., Utah.

RYSET, FRANCIS D. (son of Francis Fredrick Ryset and
Nancy Jane Radford). Born 1866, Deseret, Utah.

Married Priscilla Morgan 1888, Leamington, Utah (daugh-
ter of Edward Morgan and Sarah West, both of Oak City,
Millard Co.. Utah, pioneers 1853, Joseph Young company).
She was born 1872. Their children: Nora b. 1889, m. George
Moore; Violet Viola b. 1891; Francis E. b. 1893; Thomas C.
b. 1896; Zella Priscilla b. 1899; Sarah Jane b. 1901; Mary
Vileto b. 1903; Ellen b. 1905; Leona b. 1908; Janie b. 1910.
Family home Prospect, Idaho,



Eugene Morton b. Feb. 20, , m. Lily Shaw; Lily Ernestine

b. July 15, 1862, m. Heber Robinson; Harriet Eurilda b. Aug.
27, 1867, m. John S. Lee; Lula May b. May 3, 1870, m. Andrew
G. Benson.



SABINE, JAMES (son of Moses Sabine and Sarah Wood-
man of Wiltshire, Eng.). Born Feb. 21, 1821, in Wiltshire.
Came to Utah Sept. 2, 1868, Simpson M. Molen company.

Married Jane Holder Oct. 9, 1853, Corsham, Wiltshire, Eng.
(daughter of Daniel Holder and Marie Wheatland, same
place). She was born Nov. 6, 1825. Their children: Albert,
d. infant; Selina J., m. John A. Maynes; James, m. Mary L.
Fairbourne. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Elder. Builder and contractor. Died Jan. 24, 1911.



SAINSBURY, JOHN H. Came to Utah in the early days.

Married Laura Wiscombe Nov. 1871, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of James Wiscombe and Mary Ann Fleet of Eng-
land; they came to Utah in Nov. 1871). She was born June
14, 1850. Their children: Ellen Maria, m. Alma N. Timothy;
James William; Charles Holland.



SALISBURY, O. K. (son of Pehr Salisbury and Hannah
Oredson). Born Nov. 17, 1836, Sonasslof, Sweden. Came to
Utah Sept. 13, 1857, Christian Christiansen handcart
company.

Married Elizabeth Catherine Iverson (daughter of Heppe
and Anna Christina Iverson). Their children: Olenia;
Hannah and Elenia Christina (twins); Amanda Malinda;
Anna Maria; Elizbeth Catherine; Oke; Ellen; Jeppe Israel;
Joseph Elijah; Cornelius; Aaron; Celesta. Family resided
in "Dixie," and afterward Richfield, Utah.

Married Mary Jane Gold (daughter of Robert F. and
Emma Gold). Their children: Robert Franklin; Samuel Wil-
liam. Family resided "Dixie" and Richfield, Utah.

High priest. Farmer.



SALISBURY, JOSEPH M. (son of Joseph Salisbury). Born
Feb. 13, 1852, Birmingham, Eng. Came to Utah 1856, with
his parents.

Married Miranda Ramsden (daughter of John Ramsden,
pioneer 1863), who was born March 16, 1851, Bradford, Eng.
Their children: Hattie, m. Dimond Loosli; Morris J., m.
Bertha Johnson; William J., m. Cleo McRay; Roaella, m.
Otto Johnson; George, died; Henry; Alice.

Carpenter and farmer. Died April 22, 1898, Granger, Utah.



SABEY, JAMES (son of Tingey Sabey). Born 1834. Came to
Utah 1856, handcart company.

Married Jane Bower in England, who came to Utah with
husband. Their children: Joseph, m. Emily Clark; Sarah
Jane, m. John Jacobs; m. Marion Walker; John, m. Amanda
Bushman; William, m. Sarah Evans. Family home Lehi,
Utah.

Married Eliza McCollun of Scotland. Their children: Mary
Hannah b. Jan. 18, 1866, m. Brigham Timothy; Thomas, m.
Jane Hatch; Ann, m. George Young; James, Jr. b. Jan. 20,
1872, m. Libbie Jane Rich; Ephraim, d. child; Charles, m.
Miss Evans; Moroni, m. Julia Walters; m. Miss Jacklin;
Eugene, m. May Wilcox. Family resided Lehi and Charles-
ton, Utah.

Settled at Lehi; moved to Charleston where he assisted
in building canals, roads, and in developing the country.
Farmer and sheepraiser. Died April 1910, Wallsburg, Utah.

SABEY, JAMES (son of James Sabey and Elizabeth Mc-
Collun). Born Jan. 20, 1872, Charleston, Utah.

Married Libbie Jane Rich July 24, 1893, Vernal, Utah,
Bishop Joseph Black officiating (daughter of Charles Coul-
son Rich and Jane Susannah Stock of Port Elizabeth, South
Africa, latter a pioneer Oct. 1860, Nephi Johnson company).
She was born Nov. 27-, 1875. Their children: Jay b. Feb. 16,
1894, d. May 1906; Afton b. Jan. 31. 1899; Arthur b. Feb.
14, 1907, died; Arvin b. Aug. 22, 1908; Thora b. Nov. 24,
1910. Family home Roosevelt, Utah.

Settled at Vernal 1890; moved to Keystone ranch, Route
county, where he engaged in the cattle business; moved to



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