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Thomas b. Jan. 26, 1876, d. July 3, 1883; Effle Abigail b.
Feb. 1, 1S78, m. Arnold D. Miller; Hattie b. Feb. 19, 1880.
m. George Ricks; Albert Emery b. Oct. 29, 1883, m. Vera
Stoddard; Lawrence Moroni b. Nov. 26, 1885; Adelia b.
April 10, 1900, m. Cleveland Powell; Vernon Logan b. Nov
20, 1901.

Moved from Farmington. Utah, to Parker, Idaho, Oct.
1884. Teamster; farmer and guide. Dii d Dec. 28, 1905.



SEBLY, WILLIAM STEWART (son of Justice Azel Seely
and Mehltable Burnett). Born May 18, 1812, In Connecticut.
Came to Utah 1847, John Taylor company.

Married Elizabeth DeHart. Their children: Elizabeth, m.
William Stevens; Emily, m. George Coats; Moroni, m. Alice
Barton; Emeline, m. Oscar Barton; Joseph Nephi, m. Cecelia
Winters; Lucinda, m. Author James Jeffs.

Married Ellen Carter. Salt Lake Endowment house.
Their children: Justice Leigh, m. Maggie Jensen; William
Stewart, m. Jennett Merrick. Family home Mt. Pleasant,
Utah.

Married Ann Watkins 1851, Salt Lake Endowment house
(daughter of Thomas Watkins). Their children: Alford, m.-
Sarah Bomen; Annie, m. Jess Petersen. Family home Mt.
Pleasant, Utah.



SEEGMILLER, ADAM F. (son of Adam Seegmlller, born Aug.
24. 1807, Reischweiler Rhenish, Bavaria, Germany, and Anna
Eva Knechtel, born Nov. 13, 1815, Zweibrucken, Bavaria,
later of Stratford, Ontario, Canada married Aug. 24. 1834).
He was born June 29. 1839, Goderich, Canada. Came to
Utah September 1861, William H. Hooper company.

Married Laura Quarm 1867 (daughter of Robert Quarm
and Sarah Littlejohn. pioneers Sept. 25, 1866, John D. Holla-
day company). She was born 1872 on Isle of Jersey. Came
to Utah Oct. 8, 1866, Andrew H. Scott company.



SEEGMILLER, DANIEL, (son of Adam Seegmtller, born
Aug. 24, 1807, Reischweiler, Rhenish, Bavaria, Germany,
and Anna Eva Knechtel, born Nov. 13, 1815, Zweibrucken,
Bavaria, later of Stratford, Ontario, Canada married Aug.
24, 1834). He was born Dec. 6, 1836, Preston, Canada. Came
to Utah 1861. William H. Hooper company.

Married Ellen Smith May 10, 1862 (daughter of Joseph
Smith and Sarah Sailor), who was born May 7, 1846, pio-
neer 1860. Their children: Daniel b. Oct. 2. 1863. d. child;
Charles b. July 29, 1865. m. Ida M. Morris April 17, 1891;
Maggie b. Dec. 26, 1866, m. John G. McQuarrie Dec. 10,
1887; Elite b. Jan. 12, 1869, m. F. B. Woolley, Jr., Sept.
29. 1886; Rose b. Oct. 26, 1870, m. John P. Fuller June 1,
1895; Anna Eva b. Jan. 23, 1873, m. David H. Frost Dec.
17, 1892; Artlmesia Snow b. Nov. 1, 1874, m. W. T. Stewart.
Jr., Dec. 27, 1901; William West b. Oct. 16. 1876, m. Ada
Pratt July 31, 1899. Family resided Salt Lake City and
St. George, Utah.

Married Artimesla Snow Woolley April 16, 1873, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Erastus Snow and Artimesla Beman,
former a pioneer July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company,
the latter in 1848).

Married Emma Carroll (daughter of Charles N. Carroll
and Keziah Giles), who was born Oct. 6, 1868, Heber City,
Utah. Their children: Daniel George b. July 14, 1891;
Sterling b. May 21. 1893: Adam b. June 1, 1895; Flora b.
Sept. 8, 1897; Paul Carroll b. March 14, 1899.

Second counselor to E. D. Woolley in the presidency
of the Kanab stake 1885. Member of police force of Salt
Lake City; chief of police at St. George and also sheriff
of Washington county. Went east with team and assisted
immigrants across the plains 1862. Died July 23, 1899.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



SEEGMILLER, WILLIAM WEST (son of Daniel Seegmiller
and Ellen Smith). Born Oct. 16, 1876. St. George, Utah.

Married Ada Pratt July 31. 1X99, Kanab. Utah (daughter
of Lorum Pratt, born Dec. 18, 1853, and Frances Theobald,
born Jan. 24. 1859, both of Salt Lake City). She was born May
19, 1881, at Toquerville, Utah. Their children: Zona b.
May 1, 1903; Olva b. Sept. 13, 1904: Larue b. Oct. 28, 1905;
Lorna b. April 21. 1907; West W. b. Jan. 1. 1909; Jenor b.
Nov. 20, 1910; Pratt D. b. Nov. 21. 1912. Family home
Kanab, Utah.

President of Kanab stake Dec. 3. 1910; bishop of ward
Sept. 3, 1905; missionary to Germany 1899-1902.



t. WILLIAM HENRY (son of Adam Seegmiller,
born Aug. 24, 1807, Reischweiler, Rhenish, Bavaria, Germany,
and Anna Eva Knechtel, born Nov. 13. 1815. Zweibrucken,
Bavaria, later of Stratford, Ontario, Canada). Born Dec.
19, 1843, at Baden, Waterloo Co., Canada. Came to Utah
Sept. 13, 1861, Homer Duncan independent company.

Married Mary Ellen Laid!aw Nov. 2, 1867. Salt Lake City
(daughter of Francis Laidlaw and Jane Ferguson Graham
of Liverpool, Eng.; former died en route, and latter came
to Utah 1854). She was born Feb. 10, 1852. Their chil-
dren: William Adam b. Feb. 21, 1869, m. Mary S. Harmon;
Dan b. Sept. 1, 1870, d. Oct. 5, 1871; Chariton b. Feb. 5.
187?, m. Mary Jane Orrock; Clara Jane b. Dec. 28, 1873,
m. John J. Toronto: Frank K. b. Aug. 20, 1875, m. Henrietta
Baker; Derondo Charles b. Oct. 2, 1877, m. Inez Clark;
Lizzie Belle b. Aug. 7, 1879, m. G. T. Olsen; Junius b. April
15, 1881, m. Serinda Jorgenson; Amelia b. July 4, 1883.
m. Abram F. Acord: Louisiana b. July 22. 1885. m. R. T.
Thurber; Call b. March 11, 1887, d. March 15. 1887: Irene
b. June 3, 1888; Marion b. Nov. 1, 1889, m. Pearl Johnson;
Ferry Lavar b. July 21, 1892, d. Aug. 24, 1892; Mary b.
Sept. 15, 1893, d. April 28. 1898.

Married Sarah Jane Stewart Jan. 12, 1874. at Salt Lake
City (daughter of William A. Stewart and Jane Neil Brown-
ing), who was born Jan. 10. 1855, and died Feb. 12, 1882.
Their children: Joseph Watson b. Dec. 2, 1874, m. Mary
Ann Enice; Rulon Henry b. Oct. 29, 1876, m. Martha Wil-
liams; Minnie Neal b. June 5. 1879, m. J. L. Quist; Sarah
Mabel b. Feb. 7, 1882, m. Harvey Ross. Family home Rich-
field, Utah.

Missionary to Canada 1879; bishop of Richfield 1873-77;
second counselor to President Franklin Spencer 1877-87;
first counselor to President A. K. Thurber 1887-88; presi-
dent Sevier stake 1888-1910; president T. M. M. I. A, Mem-
ber territorial legislature 1888; member of senate 1890;
member board of directors of the B. T. II. at Prove; director
of Snow Academy of Ephraim; speaker of the house of
representatives 18S2; mayor of Richfield two terms; treas-
urer of Sevier county; selectman; school trustee: super-
intendent of schools; member board of university land
commission. Farmer and stockraiser.



SEELY, JUSTUS AZEL (son of Justus Seely of Canada).
Born Nov. 17, 1779. in Connecticut. Came to Utah Sept.
29, 1847, John Taylor company.

Married Mehitable Bennett 1800, Luzerne. Pa. She was
born Nov. 17, 1779. Their children: Rachel b. Sept. 1801,
m. Parlin Webb; John, died; Elizabeth, m. James Young;
Mary b. Jan. 24. 1810, m. John Hemmenway; William Stewart
b. May 18, 1812, m. Elizabeth DeHart; Justus Wellington
b. Jan. 30, 1815. m. Clarissa Jane Wilcox, m. Sarah Jane
McKinney; Sarah b. Aug. 27, 1817, m. Asa McGann; David b.
Oct. 12, 1819, m. Mary Pettit. Family home in Canada.

High priest. Built the first coopershop in Salt Lake.
Cooper; sailor and lumberman. Died April 1, 1859, Pleasant
Grove, Utah.

SEELT. JUSTUS WELLINGTON (son of Justus Azel Seely
and Mehitable Bennett). Born Jan. 30. 1815, Pickering,
Canada. Came to Utah September, 1847, John Taylor
company.

Married Clarissa Jane Wilcox March 10, 1842, Charleston,
Iowa (daughter of Hazard Wilcox. Jr. and Sarah Seely of
Charleston, Iowa, pioneers Sept. 29, 1847, John Taylor com-
pany). She was born Oct. 1. 1821: came to Utah with hus-
band in 1847. Their children: Orange b. Feb. 20, 1843, m..
Hannah Olsen; Sarah b. April 10, 1844, m. W. J. Tidwell;
Don Carlos b. Jan. 4, 1846, m. Hannah E. Reynolds: Hyrum
b. March 29, 1848. m. Mary E. Goldsbrough; Justus Welling-
ton b. June 25, 1850, m. Annie E. Reynolds: William Hazard
b. Oct. 25, 1852, m. Charlotte Reynolds: John Henry b. April
29, 1855, m. Margaret Peel Jan. 15, 1880; Mary Miranda b.
June 25, 1857. m. Christian F. Peel: Joseph b. March 30,
1862. m. Sarah H. Allen; Stuart Randolph b. Feb. 16, 1865,
m. Millie Nielsen.

Married Sarah Jane McKinney Nov. 17. 1873. Salt Lake
City (daughter of William McKinney and Sarah Wilcox).
who was born Dec. 23. 1837, in Lewis county. Mo. Only
child: Eva Rebecca b. Dec. 6. 1874, m. Jens Christian Chris-
tensen. Family home Mt. Pleasant. Utah.

Settled at Mt. Pleasant 1859. Justice of peace at Mt.
Pleasant 20 years: member city council 1877-81 and 1883.
Member ward bishopric 20 years. Farmer. Died April 28,
1894, at Mt. Pleasant.

SEELT, ORANGE (son of Justus Wellington Seely and
Clarissa Jane Wilcox). Born Feb. 20. 1843. Nashville. Iowa.
Married Hannah Olsen July 24. 1863. Mt. Pleasant. Utah
(daughter of Hans Olsen and Chasty Okersen of Sweden,
pioneers Oct. 20, 1867). She was born Nov. 27, 1842. Their



children: Emma Jane b. Oct. 30, 1864, m. Christian Grice
Larsen; Hanna b. Sept. 19, 1866, m. Nad Olsen; Orange b. Dec.
29, 1869, m. Trena Hansen; Sarah b. Feb. 7, 1871, m. Samuel
H. Larsen; Chasty b. June 9, 1873, m. Heber Frandsen; Henry
Alonzo b. Dec. 2, 1875; Mary Bertrude b. April 3, 1878: Ethel
Ing-re b. Sept. 16, 1880. died; David Randolph b. Jan. 16, 1882,
m. Elva Singleton. Family home Castledale, Utah.

Bishop of North ward, Mt. Pleasant, 1877-79; also bishop
of Castle Valley ward 1879-83. First counselor to President
C. G. Larsen 18 years. President of town board two terms.
Member legislature 1894.

SEELY. DON CARLOS (son of Justus Wellington Seely and
Clarissa Jane Wilcox). Born Jan. 4, 1846, in Iowa.

Married Hannah Elizabeth Reynolds March 28, 1875, Mt.
Pleasant, Utah (daughter of Levi Bert Reynolds and Hannah
Johnson), who was born Feb. 24. 1855. Their children:
Don b. Jan. 7. 1876, died; Lottie Sybil b. Sept. 23, 1877, m.
Joseph Jones; James Bert b. Sept. 28, 1879. died; Marion
Carlos b. Oct. 23, 1881, m. Laura Hansen; George Willard
b. May 17, 1884; Levi Earl b. April 29, 1887, m. Mertha
Moore; Azael b. Aug. 28, 1890. Family home Castle Dale,
Utah.

Eider. Crossed the plains twice. Deputy sheriff three
years and jailer six years. Farmer and stockraiser.

SEELY, JOHN H. (son of Justus Wellington Seely and
Clarissa Jane Wilcox). Born April 29, 1855, San Bernardino,

Cat

Married Margaret Peel Jan. 15, 1880, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Peter Madsen Peel and Christiana Folkman,
pioneers 1854, John Forsgren company). She was born March
1, 1858. at Lehi. Utah. Their children: Ethel Alberta b.
Oct. 7, 1880. m. O. E. McGahen Oct. 18. 1905; Zella Gertrude
b. Dec. 6. 1882, m. Albert Merrill April 18. 1906; Earl Hen-
ning b. Dec. 10, 1884. m. Louie M. Miner May 21. 1910; John
Leo b. April 4, 1887, m. Edna Luclle Ralph Oct. 6. 1910;
Leonard Joseph b. June 13, 1890; Arbrelia Clarissa b. Sept.
19, 1892: Lucretia Vern b. Jan. 26, 1895; Chesley Peel b.
March 20, 1898; Margaret Rae b. Sept. 27, 1900; Oliver Dwight
b. April 27, 1902. Family home Mt. Pleasant. Utah.

Deputy constable 1882-83; member city council 1891-93;
mayor of Mt. Pleasant 1900-01; state senator 1906-10; mem-
ber board of directors of Utah State Fair association; vice-
president Utah Woolgrowers association: president American
Rambouill-et Sheep Breeders association three years. Farmer
and stockraiser.



SELCK, JOHAXST HEINRICH (son of Johann Ditlef Selck
and Charlotte Welhelmine Knall of Borbye, near Eckern-
forde, Schleswig-Holstein. Germany). Born Oct. 31, 1812,
Eckernforde. Came to Utah Aug. 29, 1863, John Murdock
company.

Married Alicia Withicar Hitchenson in 1842, Copenhagen,
Denmark (daughter of Ralph Hitchenson and Marianne
Withicar of Birmingham, Eng., who went to Denmark to
introduce silver-plating in 1805). She was born June 2, 1813.
Died on the plains a half day's journey east of Laramie,
Wyo. Their children: Carl Andreas, died: William Walde-
mar b. Oct. 26, 1845, m. Anna Chrestine Sorensen Nov. 23,
1867; Marianne, died.

Painter and artist. Died 1890, Provo, Utah.

SELCK. WILLIAM WALDEMAR (son of Johann H. Selck
and Alicia Withicar Hitchenson). Born Oct. 26, 1845, Copen-
hagen, Denmark. Came to Utah Sept. 4, 1863, Captain Patter-
son company.

Married Anna Chrestine Sorensen Nov. 23. 1867, Provo,
Utah (daughter of Jorgen Sorensen and Karen Rasmus-
datter of Kamas, Utah, who came to Utah in 1873). She was
born Jan. 6, 1847. Their children: Clarissa Eliza b. Sept.
18, 1868, m. Thomas H. Boyce; William Walter b. Jan. 31,
1870, m. Sarah Elizabeth Myler; John Henry, d. child; Irene
Eleonora. m. Robert Gilchrist: Ernest Allen, d. child; Henry
Ernest; John Wallace, d. child.

Member 63d, 67th and 130th quorum seventies; clerk of
Bannock stake 18'87-89; and of Rigby stake from its organi-
zation, 1907, to present date. Clerk of town board of Lewis-
ville, Idaho 1906-10. Notary public; fruit grower.

SELCK, WILLIAM WALTER (son of William Waldemar
Selck and Anna Chrestine Sorensen). Born Jan. 31, 1870,
Kamas. Utah.

Married Sarah Elizabeth Myler Nov. 23, 1892. Salt Lake
temple (daughter of Orrin M. and Elizabeth Myler of Lewis-
ville, Idaho). Their children: William Archy; Millie; Chres-
tine; Leith Lavon. Family home. Lewisville.

Member 130th quorum seventies: missionary to southern
states; member council of 130th quorum seventies; 2d coun-
selor in presidency of Rigby stake. Member town board.
Farmer.



SELLEY. WILLIAM (son of William Selley .and Grace
Partridge of Devonshire. Eng.). Born March 18, 1833. in
Devonshire. Came to Utah Sept. 25, 1866, John Holladay
company.

Married Sarah Lake 1858. in Devonshire (daughter of Wil-
liam Lake and Emma Court of Devonshire, pioneers Sept.
25, 1866, John Holladay company). She was born June
29, 1834. Their children: Hannah, m. Stephen J. New-"
man; 'William, m. Lucinda Humpheries: Joshua, m. Eliza-
beth Crismon: Sarah Jane, m. Morgan James: John Henry, m.
Trenna Cotter: Emily Grace, m. Edwin Fletcher. Family
home. Salt Lake City.

Seventy; high priest; block teacher. Gardener.






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SELLET, WILLIAM (son of William Selley and Sarah
Lake). Born Oct. 19. 1867, Salt Lake City.

Married Luoinda Humpheries Dec. 29, 1886, Logan, Utah,
President Merrill officiating (daughter of John Humpheries
and Hannah Baugh of Lancastershire, Eng., pioneers 1854).
She was born April 26, 1869. Their children: William J. b.
Oct. 24, 1887, m. Ethel Leischman; Harvey L. b. Aug. 24,
1889; Lucinda b. Jan. 10, 1892; Alice V. b. Aug. 24, 1893, d.
aged 9; Elmer b. Sept. 7, 1896, d. aged 12; Joseph C. b. Oct.
24, 1898, d. aged 6; Emily L. b. Dec. 17, 1900, d. infant; Mabel
lone b. Oct. 10, 1902; Sarah L. b. Aug. 14, 1912. Family home
16th ward, Salt Lake City.

Member 24th quorum seventies; elder and block teacher.
Builder and contractor.



SBLMAJT, MORMON VERNON (son of Isaac Selman and
Margaret Giles of Whitchurch, near Cardiff, Wales). Born
July 4, 1855, Eath, Whitchurch, Wales. Came to Utah Oct.
2, 1866, Joseph Rawlins company.

Married Louisa Jane Daniels April 23, 1877, St. George,
Utah (daughter of Thomas E. Daniels of Payson, Utah).
Their child: Inez, m. Ernest Menlove.

Married Lavinia Elizabeth Williams Nov. 30, 1878, Salt
Lake City (daughter of George Williams and Mary Bald-
win of Birmingham, Eng., pioneers 1864, Captain Patterson
company). She was born Feb. 16, 1859. Their children:
Rachael Elizabeth, died; Martha Ann, m. Ephraim Jeffer-
son; George Vernon, m. Alia Theria McEwan; Joseph
Hiram, m. Maggie Roach; Levina Jane, m. John D. Park;
Sophia, m. Edwin Ostler; Isaac Selman; Alma Giles, died;
Robert William; Abner Oliver; Mary.

Elder 1879-1910; high priest; home missionary 22 years;
missionary among Ute Indians at Indianola, Utah; Sun-
day school superintendent; ward clerk. Postmaster three
years; justice of peace. Fruit grower.



SESSIONS, "DAVID (son of 'David Sessions and Ann Hall
of Newry, Oxford Co., Maine). Born 1793, Newry. Came
to Utah Sept. 24, 1847, Perrigrine Sessions company.

Married Patty Bartlett 1813 at Bethel, Maine (daughter
of Enoch Bartlett and Lydia Nelson of Bethel). She was
born 1795. Their children: Perrigrine b. June 15, 1814, m.
Julia Ann Killgore Sept. 21, 1834; m. Lucina Call Jan. 28,
1845; m. Mary Call June 28, 1845; m. Fanny Emmerette
Loveland Sept. 13, 1852; m. Sarah Crossley March 2, 1861; m.
Betsy Birdenow March 25, 1865; m. Sarah Ann Bryson Sept.
29, 1866; m. Esther Mabey Nov. 22, 1873; Sylvanus; Anna;
Asa; Annie; Sylvia, m. Windsor Lyon; 3 David, m. Phoebe
Carter Foss. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Married Harriet Worthing at Nauvoo, 111. (daughter of
James Worthing and Harriet Tibbets of Nauvoo, pioneers
Sept. 24, 1847, Perrigrine Sessions company). Only child:
James. Family home, Maine.

Elder. Successful farmer. Died 1850, Salt Lake City.

SESSIONS, PERRIGRINE (son of J David Sessions and Patty
Bartlett). Born June 15, 1814, Newry, Maine. Came to
Utah Sept. 24, 1847, with company of which he was captain.

Married Julia Ann Killgore Sept. 21, 1834, Newry (daugh-
ter of Phineas F. Killgore and Ann York of Newry). She
was born June 24, 1815. Their children: Martha Ann, m.
William Smoot; Carlos Lyon b. July 16, 1842. m. Eliza-
beth Wintle April 2, 1864. Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married Lucina Call Jan. 28, 1845, Nauvoo, 111. (daugh-
ter of Cyril Call and Sally Tiffany of Mentor, Ohio, pio-
neers Sept. 1850, Chester Loveland company). Their chil-
dren: Perrigrine, Jr., d. young; Keplar b. Dec. 3, 1856, m.
Ann Call Jan. 25, 1876; Harvey; Lucina, d. young. Family
home Bountiful, Utah.

Married Mary Call June 28, 1845, Nauvoo, 111. (daughter
of Cyril Call and Sally Tiffany), who was born 1824. Their
children: Julius, m. Thompson Parks; Byron, m. Ida Twom-
bly; Cyril, died; Zina., m. Thomas Burningham; Perry, m.
Esther Tolman. Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married Fanny Emerette Loveland Sept. 13, 1852, Salt
Lake City (daughter of Chester Loveland and Fanny Call
of Ohio, pioneers September, 1850, Chester Loveland com-
pany). She was born Dec. 13, 1838. Their children: Fanny
E., m. James Baird; Alice, died; Chester, m. Isabell Cor-
bridge; Agnes, m. John R. Stoddard; Sylvanus, m. Lavina
Hall; Lucina, m. John Wait; Sylvia, died; Orson, m. Mary
Burningham; Samantha, m. David Smith; Perrigrine, Jr.,
m. Jennie Engebretsen; Chancy, m. Mattie Cloughin. Fam-
ily home. Bountiful.

Married Sarah Crossley March 2, 1861, Salt Lake City
(daughter of James Crossley and Mary Jarvous of Lanca-
shire, Eng., pioneers Nov. 25, 1856, Edward Martin hand-
cart company). She was born Jan. 29, 1843. Their chil-
dren: James, m. Selena Holt; Elvira, m. David Briggs;
Mary, m. Walter Scott; Joseph, m. Mary Ann Pearson;
Wallace O., m. Elizabeth Holt; William Westley, died;
Lillac C., m. Willard Eagan; Hannah Ann, died; Phoebe
Olive, m. Clarence Evans; Hannah L., m. Heber Burning-
ham. Family home. Bountiful.

Married Betsy Birdenow March 25, 1865, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Birdenow and Zibiah McCarley of Jack-
son Co., Ohio). She was born March 6, 1827, and came
to Utah Sept. 16, 1861, Captain Brown company.

Married Sarah Ann Bryson Sept. 29, 1866, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Samuel Bryson and Sarah Ann Conray of
Glasgow, Scotland, pioneers 1848, Milo Andrus company).
She was born Aug. 21, 1849. Their children: Samuel, m.
Elian Wood; Alice, m. George Freestona; Hyrum, m. Laura
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Thompson; Jedediah, m. Ella Moss; Eliza, m. Henry Arm-
strong; Patty O., m. Wilder Hatch; Sarah Ann, m. Eugene
Clark; Heber John, m. Artulus Holbrook; Olivia, m. William
Waddoups; LeRoy, m. Tessie Cook; Calvin, m. Ruth Hess.
Family home, Bountiful.

Married Esther Mabey Nov. 22, 1873, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas Mabey and Esther Chalker of Dor-
chester, Eng., pioneers Oct. 5, 1862, Captain Hammond com-
pany). She was born July 4, 1850. Their children: Thomas,
m. Julia Burningrham; David E., Jane M., and Presley, latter
three died; Parley P., m. Bessie Goddard; Susan G., m.
Thomas Neatte; Ezra T., m. Nellie Goodfellow; Linnie, m.
Samuel LeRoy Hepworth; Walter, died; Alvin.

President high priests' quorum of Davis stake; counselor
to Bishop John Stoker of North Canyon ward; spent 15
years and $50,000 in missionary work, traveling over 25,000
miles; made large donations for building of L. D. S. tem-
ples and meeting and schoolhouses. Bodyguard to Joseph
Smith and Brigham Young. First settler in Bountiful,
where he built first house. Member of Nauvoo police force;
postmaster at Bountiful 1871-77; school trustee. Engaged
in milling business with Heber C. Kimball. Farmer and
stockraiser.

SESSIONS, CARLOS LYON (son of Perrigrine Sessions and
Julia Ann Killgore). Born July 16, 1842, Nauvoo, 111. Came
to Utah Sept. 24, 1847, Parley P. Pratt company.

Married Elizabeth Wintle April 2, 1864, Salt Lake City
Endowment House, Heber C. Kimball officiating (daughter
of George Wintle and Elizabeth Sewell of Yarmouth, Eng.,
pioneers 1863, John Hart company). She was born March
20, 1848. Their children: Patty B. b. March 25, 1865. m.
William B. Bitton; David C. b. Aug. 13, 1867, d. aged 2;
George P. b. Jan. 7, 1870, m. Lillie Bruce; Barney W. b.
Sept. 8, 1873, m. Sarah C. Wood; Joseph W. b. May 7, 1876,
d. aged 8; Harvey W. b. Aug. 6, 1879, m. Laura Burning-
ham; Julia E. b. Feb. 24, 1882, m. August Wallin; Oscar
B. b. Oct. 27, 1884, m. Harriett Brown; Hannah L. b. Sept.
27, 1887, m. George Simpson; Nannie M. b. July 6, 1889, m.
Marion G. Boyd. Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Married Sallie L. Hill March 1882, Salt Lake City Endow-
ment House, Heber C. Kimball officiating (daughter of
James Hill and Melicia Hadlock of Davis Co., Utah, pio-
neers 1852). She was born in 1862.

Married Mary Rakestraw May 15, 1911, Bountiful, Utah,
who was born April 27, 1844, and came to Utah April 27,
1911.

Member 70th quorum seventies; missionary to Colorado
and Arizona two years; elder; high priest. Sheriff of
Davis county; marshal; special policeman of Bountiful;
estray poundkeeper; school trustee. Carpet weaver and
sawmiller.

SESSIONS, KEPLAR (son of Perrigrine Sessions and Lucina
Call). Born Dec. 3, 1856, Bountiful, Utah.

Married Ann Call Jan. 25, 1876, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Anson Call and Emma Summers, pioneers 1859, hand-
cart company). She was born March 20, 1858. Their chil-
dren: Keplar b. Jan. 12, 1878, m. Eva Alsop; Franklin b.
March 26, 1880; Lucina b. June 24, 1883, m. Carlos Gus-
taveson; Ivan b. Dec. 12, 1885; Emma b. March 25, 1887,
m. Edwin Reese; Austin b. Aug. 9, 1889; Anson b. March
14, 1892; Ella b. May 27, 1895; Ann b. Nov. 25, 1898; Ber-
gretta T. b. Dec. 24. 1900. Family home Chesterfield, Idaho.

High priest; missionary to North Carolina 1891-94; high
councilor of Bannock stake; member Sunday school union.
Farmer and stockraiser.

SESSIONS, CHESTER (son of Perrigrine Sessions and
Fanny Emmerette Loveland). Born May 29, 1859, Bountiful,
Utah.

Married Isabell Corbridge Oct. 2, 1879, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Edward Corbridge and Alice Parker of Boun-
tiful). She was born March 28, 1862. Their children:
Chester b. July 5, 1880, m. Urinda Dewey; Edward b. Aug.
25, 1882, m. Effie U. Child; Laura Bell b. Jan. 4, 1885, died;
Roy b. June 10, 1886, m. Chloe Welker; Willey R. b. Nov.
13, 1888, m. Jennie Harrison; Alice May b. May 16, 1891,
m. Hyrum Roose; Russ H. b. Feb. 15, 1894, m. Lucy Bleayard;
Delbert b. Sept. 29, 1896; Loal b. Aug. 29, 1899; Fannie V.
b. July 2, 1902; Hilda b. Jan. 17, 1905; Ruby b. Sept. 28.
1907. Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Member 100th quorum seventies; missionary to Arizona
1884-85; first counselor in elders' quorum; bishop's coun-
selor. Road supervisor. Farmer.

SESSIONS, "DAVID (son of David Sessions and Patty
Bartlett). Born May 9, 1823, Newry, Maine. Came to Utah
July 1850.

Married Phoebe Carter Foss in Dec. 1852, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Calvin Foss and Sarah B. Carter of Scarboro,
Maine; latter came to Utah 1850, Wilford Woodruff com-
pany, and settled at Bountiful). She was born in 1831 at
Scarboro and came to Utah with mother. Their children:
Sarah Phoebe b. Nov. 26, 1853, m. Joseph Moss Dec. 18, 1872;
Cerdinia Estell b. Jan. 30, 1856, m. Arthur Burnham Feb.
1873; 'David b. Jan. 9, 1858, m. Lettie Rawson May 22,
1912; Olive Cordelia b. Dec. 26, 1859, m. William Corbridge
1888; Fabian C. b. July 22, 1862, m. Elizabeth Moss Feb.
1892; Darius b. Oct. 2, 1864, m. Charlotte Chipin June 5, 1892;
Calvin F. b. Dec. 24, 1866, died: Elizabeth b. May 29, 1869,
m. William Lewis Nov. 23, 1888; Rhoda Harriet b. Oct.
3, 1871, died; Annie Sylvia b. April 30, 1875, m. George Neville
June 22, 1899.

Member Nauvoo legion. One of Joseph Smith's body-
guards. Farmer and harness maker. Died April 19, 1896,
Bountiful.



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