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came to Utah with husband. Their children: Richard
Hartley b. Aug. 15. 1829, d. Oct. 1833; Leah Jane b. Sept.
17, 1851, m. Abner Eldredge Keeler. Family resided Provo
and Salt Lake City.

Married Jane Lawrenson Dec. 2. 1856 (daughter of William
Lawrenson and Ann Quick, pioneers 1856, handcart com-
pany). She was born Oct. 9, 1838. Their children: Mar-
gret Ann b. May 4, 1858, m. Seth Wareham; Abraham b.
Jan. 13, 1860, m. Selina Ann Wall Nov. 28, 1883; Eliza Jane
b. March 13, 1862, m. T. E. Jackson Dec. 9, 1877; William
Hartley b. Jan. 8, 1864, died; Alice b. Jan. 7, 1866, m. James
Alnsworth; Richard H. b. March 5, 1868, m. Ada Ainsworth;
Nancy b. July 8. 1871, m. Worthington Bills Feb. 17, 1888;



Mary b. Oct. 21, 1874, m. Joseph Cowley; Fredrick b. Oct.
7, 1877, m. Annie Van Dyke; Thomas Q. b. June 30, 1889,
m. Carrie Godfreyson; Harriet b. Feb. 20, 1881, m. Roy
Larsen.

Veteran Black Hawk war. Settled in Provo, later moved
to Glenwood. Watermaster in Eastileld Irrigation Co.

SHAW, ABRAHAM, JR. (son of Abraham Shaw and Jane
Lawrenson). Born Jan. 13, 1860, Provo, Utah.

Married Selina Ann Wall Nov. 28, 1883, St. George, Utah
(daughter of Joseph L. Wall, pioneer Nov. 1856, and Selina
Stevens). She was born Oct. 6, 1865, at Glenwood, Utah.
Their children: Abraham Joseph b. Aug. 25, 1884, m. Lenore
Crosland March 24, 1908; William Hartly b. April 6, 1886,
m. Mary Harding April 5, 1907; Emeron Henry b. June
19, 1888, m. Blanche Ashby May 11, 1910; Earl b. Aug 14
1889; Estella Lavine b. Nov. 4, 1891; Sylvia b. June 10, 1894;
Fredrick Doyle b. Oct. 7, 1896; Selina Jane b. Oct. 30, 1898;
Glen Thomas b. Dec. 22, 1900; Lawrence W. b. Dec. 23, 1902-
Melba b. Jan. 12, 1904; Levar b. Jan. 24, 1906; Richard Lynn
b. July 28, 1908; Delia b. Nov. 9, 1910,



SHAW, ELIJAH. Born Feb. 16, 1822, at Cincinnati, Ohio.
Came to Utah 1853.

Married Martha Ann Thomas 1849, Nauvoo, 111. (daughter
of Jacob Thomas, pioneer 1853, handcart company), who
was born Nov. 20, 1824. Their children: William O. b.
1850, m. Phoebe Ann Rose Jan. 20, 1872; Martha Ellen b.
1862, m. Hyrum Rose 1868; Edmund Riley b. 1865, m. Eliza-
beth Rose 1871; Lorna b. 1857, m. Willard Cragun 1871;
Elijah b. 1869, m. Louise Chadwick 1879; Amelia b. 1861,
m. Jessie Hiatt 1879; John b. 1864, m. Mary Brown 1886;
George b. 1866, m. Mary Storey 1886; Samuel b. 1869, m. Har-
riet Parker 1891. Family home North Ogden, Utah.

Elder and ward teacher. Farmer.

SHAW, WILLIAM ORSON (son of Elijah Shaw and Martha
Ann Thomas). Born 1850 at Council Bluffs, Iowa. Came to
Utah 1863.

Married Phoebe Ann Rose 1872 at Ogden (daughter of
Wesley Rose and Maria Gates of Nauvoo, 111., pioneers
1850). She was born 1856. Their children: Maria b. 1876;
Elizabeth Ann b. 1878; Zella b. 1881; Rachel b. 1886; Mable
Irene b. 1892. Family home Liberty, Utah.

High priest; missionary 1891-1911. Farmer; stockraiser.



SHAW, JAMES FERGUSSOX (son of Alexander Shaw and
Elizabeth Fergusson, Garnkirk, Scotland). Born Feb. 21,
1847, Garnkirk Cottage, Scotland. Came to Utah Septem-
ber, 1868, Captain Gillespie company.

Married Margaret Robertson Sept. 6, 1870 (daughter of
James Robertson and Sarah Colter, who came to Utah 1869),
who was born July 24, 1848, and died Nov. 20, 1909. Their
children: Alexander b. Aug. 17, 1871, m. Etta Hamton;
Joseph F. b. Nov. 26, 1873, m. Nanie Broadbent; Margaret
R. b. Dec. 1, 1875. d. May 27, 1879; Robert Milton b.'March
28. 1878, d. May 18, 1878; Agnes R. b. Aug. 30, 1882, m. Miland
Hutchings; Franklin S. b. July 11, 1886, m. Ella Rebecca
Woods; Thomas D. b. Jan. 3. 1888; John Roy b. May 27,
1880, m. Bertha May Gulbransen. Family home Elsinore,
Utah.

Settled at Coalville 1868, moved to Richfield 1876 and to
Elsinore 1881. Choir member and also member brass band.
School trustee 16 years. Member bishopric.



SHAW, JOHN (son of Job Shaw and Lucy Sherman of Wind-
sor county, Vt., born Oct. 26, 1766). He was born June 30,
1790, Bridgewater, Windsor county, Vt. Came to Utah Sept.
20, 1848, Lorenzo Snow company.

Married Polly Maria Fox Jan. 1, 1812, Victor. Ontario
county, N. T. (daughter of Jeremiah and Olive Fox), who
was born Jan. 1, 1790, in Sheffield. Mass., died January, 1873,
North Ogden, Utah. Their children: Myrtillo b. Aug. 1,
1814, m. Harriet Aurelia Austin Sept. 16, 1838; John L. b.
May, 1316, m. Tryphenia Merrill 1842; Sylvester b. 1818, m.
Amelia Noble; Henry C. b. July 1, 1820, m. Jane Waldron
1846; Zebediah b. Aug. 5, 1822, m. Betsie Starks 1847; Am-
brose b. Sept. 12, 1824, m. Pamelia Dunn June 22. 1846, M.
Minerva P. Stone Jan. 1, 1875; William b. Sept. 8, 1826, m.
Diana Chase 1848; Polly Maria b. Feb. 28, 1830, m. Lorin Dunn
1846, m. Lafayette Williams 1866; Olive b. 1833, m. Benjamin
Cazier 1848.

Settled at Salt Lake City 1848; moved to Ogden 1850.
Died July 6, 1880, at Ogden, Utah.

SHAW, AMBROSE (son of John Shaw and Polly Maria
Fox). Born Sept. 12, 1824, Victor, Ontario county, N. T.
Came to Utah September, 1847.

Married Pamelia Dunn June 22, 1846, near Mt. Pisgah,
Iowa (daughter of James Dunn and Sally Barker), who was
born July 28, 1830, in Michigan, died March 21, 1871. at
Ogden, Utah.

Married Minerva Pease Stone Jan. 1, 1876, North Ogden,
Utah (daughter of Amos Pease Stone and Minerva Leantine
Jones, pioneers Sept. 30, 1850, Joseph Young company). She
was born Nov. 29, 1851, Bountiful, Utah. Their children:
Ambrose Amos b. Nov. 4, 1876, m. Mary Elizabeth Dee Dec.
9, 1903; Ernest b. Oct. 3, 1877, m. Grace Vanderhoof July 14,
1901; Eva Pamelia b. Jan. 23, 1880, d. March 3, 1886; Cor-
delia b. Dec. 12, 1881, d. Oct. 10, 1883; Merlin b. June 14,
1886, m. Irma Douglass Aug. 26, 1908; Olive Theresa b.
March 9, 1889, m. William Gordon Aug. 10, 1906. Family
home Ogden, Utah.



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Assisted in constructing first irrigation ditches in Weber
county and near Cottonwood Creek 1847; raised flrst crop of
corn in Weber county 1849. Settled at Ogden in 1849. Vet-
eran Indian war. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah.
Died Jan. 16, 1906.

SHAW, WILLIAM (son of John Shaw and Polly Maria Pox).
Born Sept. 8, 1826, Bennington, N. Y.

Married Diana Chase Jan. 1, 1849, Ogden, Utah (daughter
of Ezra Chase and Tirza Wells, pioneers 1848), who was
born July 21, 1827, Criston, Addison county. Vt. Their chil-
dren: Rosabell b. Oct. 13, 1849, m. John Hubbard Oct. 8,
1868; Manley b. Dec. 28, 1851, died; Geneva b. Feb. 5, 1854,
m. Frederick Miller Oct. 31, 1870; William Dudly b. May 15,
1865, m. Anna Rosina Cardon Dec. 29, 1878; Ambrose b. Aug.
31, 1857, m. Rosetta Childs Dec. 25, 1878; Romania b. Sept.
26, 1859, m. Isaac Clark Dec. 2, 1877; Annis b. March 6, 1861.
m. Orsen Badger Sept. 26, 1879; Ine b. Dec. 22, 1862, m.
Samuel Drake; Frank b. May 2, 1866, m. Caroline Stanger;
Clarence b. March 15, 1870. Family resided Salt Lake City
and Ogden, Utah.

Farmer.

SHAW, WILLIAM DUDLT (son of William Shaw and Diana
Chase). Born May 15, 1865, Ogden, Utah.

Married Anna Rosina Cardon Dec. 29. 1878 (daughter of
John Cardon and Anna Furrer, pioneers 1853 and 1856,
respectively married 1856, Salt Lake City). She was born
Feb. 14, 1858, Ogden, Utah. Their children: William Alben
b. Feb. 23, 1880, m. Constance M. Minns Aug. 25, 1904; Rosina
Diana b. June 23, 1882, m. Lawrence W. Sherner June, 1902;
Ariel Ruben b. June 10, 1884, died; Joseph Daniel b. Jan.

15, 1888, died; David John b. Jan. 28, 1890; Mary Anna b.
Aug. 2, 1892; Martha Lily b. June 23, 1895; Lucy Leahona b.
June 30, 1900. Family resided Ogden and Logan, Utah.

Seventy; Sunday school superintendent; ward teacher;
missionary to eastern states 1896-1898. Merchant.

SHAW, AMBROSE AMOS (son of Ambrose Shaw and
Minerva Pease Stone). Born Nov. 4, 1875, Ogden, Utah.

Married Mary Elizabeth Dee Dec. 9, 1903, Ogden, Utah
(daughter of Thomas Duncombe Dee, born Nov. 10, 1844,
Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, and Annie Taylor, born
Nov. 4, 1862, at Lostockgralen. Chestershire, Eng. married
April 10, 1871, Salt Lake City). She was born Jan. 27, 1878,
Ogden, Utah. Their child: Elizabeth Dee b. April 30, 1905.
Family home, Ogden.

Engaged in the coal business at Ogden.

SHAW, MTRTILLO (son of John Shaw and Polly Maria
Fox). Born Aug. 1, 1814, Victor, N. T.

Married Harriet Aurelia Austin Sept. 16, 1838, town of
Vermont, Wyoming county, N. Y. (daughter of Robert R.
Austin and Harriet Rhodes), who was born Feb. 3, 1820,
Bennington, N. Y. Their children: Francis b. July 1, 1841,
m. Ophelia Farley; Harriet Aurelia b. Feb. 23, 1843, m. Cor-
nele Stevens; Robert R. b. April 15, 1845, m. Ninnetta Caziah
June 14, 1869; Polly Maria b. Feb. 6, 1848, m. Alfred Folker;
John b. Feb. 17, 1860, m. Julia Gaido; James Henry b. Feb.
9, 1852, m. Mary Williams; Pyrmelia b. Dec. 8, 1853, d. Oct.

16, 1855; Jedediah M. b. Nov. 24, 1855, m. Mary Hannah
Burchel; Myrtillo b. March 29. 1858, m. Anna H. Cardon
Sept 25, 1879; Wilber b. Feb. 20, 1860; Welcome Austin b.
Oct. 29, 1863, d. Nov. 11, 1881; Crandle b. Feb. 19, 1866, d.
April 9. 1866. Family home Ogden, Utah.

SHAW, MYRTILLO (son of Myrtillo Shaw and Harriet
Aurelia Austin). Born March 29, 1858, at Ogden, Utah.

Married Anna Hermina Cardon Sept. 25, 1879 (daughter
of John Cardon and Anna R. Furrer), who was born Jan.
23, 1861, at Ogden. Their children: David Myrtillo b. Nov.
6, 1881, m. Gwendolyn Williams June 11, 1907; Austin Her-
man b. April 9, 1884, m. Eva B. Brown June 22, 1909; Her-
mina Nettie b. July 28, 1887, m. Elbert P. Drumiler June 3,
1908; Rozina Pearl b. June 21, 1890, m. Lester I. Perry June
14, 1911; Lester Moses b. Oct. 12, 1894, d. Dec. 16, 1894;
Bertha Mary b. Jan. 23, 1896; Lillian Aurelia b. Oct. 12, 1900.
Family home Ogden, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1886. Member city council
of Ogden 1898-99. Merchant.



SHAW, JOSEPH. Came to Utah 1854.

Married Mary Ann Taylor 1857, Salt Lake endowment
house, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Taylor and Mar-
gerlte Baster of Staffordshire, Eng.). She was born March
1, 1821, Liverpool, Eng. Their children: John T. b. July
SO, 1858: Thomas B. b. Sept. 25, 1860, m. Jane Roberts and
Daisy Vanetti; Edward b. Aug. 11, 1862, d. infant; Eliza
A. b. March 4, 1865, m. Thomas Bult. Family home, Salt
Lake City.



SHAW, LUKE (son of William Shaw and Ellen Collins of
Stockport, Lancashire, Eng.). Born Feb. 27, 1847. Came
to Utah 1868.

Married Nancy Westwood Jan. 4, 1869, at Salt Lake City,
Daniel H. Wells performing ceremony (daughter of Thomas
Westwood and Martha Lomax of Berry, Lancashire, Eng.,
pioneers 1863). She was born Oct. 31, 1847. Their chil-
dren: Luke, Jr., m. Jessie Pugh; Joseph, d. aged 2; Lily
M., d. infant; Thoma's N., m. Elsie Williams; John S., m.
Mary Adams; Elizabeth, d. aged 6; Herbert, d. aged 10;
Martha E., m. Henry F. Hanson; James T. Family home.
Salt Lake City.

Elder; block teacher 40 years. Raised flrst celery In Utah.
Gardener and florist.



SHAW, OSMOND B. (son of Simeon Shaw and Mary Broad
of Staffordshire, Eng.). Born 1821. Came to Utah 1851.

Married Eliza Wilding (daughter of William Wilding of
Staffordshire, Eng., came to Utah 1871). She was born Feb.
22, 1822. Their children: William, d. aged 6; Harriett;
Osmond W., m. Ann Atwood; Rose E., m. William Winegar;
James A., m. Elizabeth Atwood; Louis C., m. Sarah Ann
Lambert; John W., d. aged 2. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England 1869-71; block teacher. Painter
and decorator. Died Jan. 2, 1888.

SHAW, LOUIS C. (son of Osmond B. Shaw and Eliza
Wilding). Born May 4, 1860, Salt Lake City.

Married Sarah Ann Lambert Aug. 30, 1883, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Charles Lambert and Mary Alice Cannon,
both of Nauvoo, 111., pioneers Oct. 15, 1849, Allen Taylor
company). She was born Nov. 1, 1861. Their children:
Louis C. b. May 17, 1884, m. Jessie Morrison; Sarah Elllne
b. Feb. 13, 1886, m. Moroni C. Woods; Hazel L. b. March 18,
1888, d. infant; Mary Alice b. Aug. 19, 1889, m. Rushby C.
Midgley; Clarence L. b. Sept. 3, 1891; Harold L. b. Oct. 2,
1893; Ronald L. b. March 31, 1896; Dorothy L. b. March 6,
1898; Era L. b. Sept. 28, 1899; George W. b. Feb. 22. 1903.

Assistant Sunday school superintendent; block teacher;
take missionary. Builder and contractor.



5HEEJT, JAMES. Came to Utah Sept. 28, 1856, Edmund
Ellsworth company.

Married Maria Leverage in Gloucestershire, Eng., who
died at Florence, Neb. Their children: Robert, m. Miss
Taylor; James, m. Mary Jeans; Anna, m. John Forbes;
Harriet, m. John Tranter; Emma, m. John Parsons; Ellen,
m. Joseph Hill.

Died In fall of 1856, from exposure on the trip to Utah.



SHEETS, ELIJAH FUNK (son of Frederick Sheets of
Germany and Hannah Page of Charleston, Pa.). Born
March 22, 1821, at Charleston. Came to Utah Sept. 22, 1847,
Perrigrine Sessions company.

Married Margaret Hutchinson Jan. 16, 1846, In England,
who was born July 3, 1819, Presteign, Radnorshire, Eng.
Died Feb. 1, 1847, Winter Quarters, Neb.

Married Susannah Musser April 6, 1847, Winter Quarters,
Neb. (daughter of Samuel Musser and Anna Barr), who was
born Sept. 2, 1827, and died May 11, 1861. Their children:
Anna M.; Elijah M.; Nephi M.; Moroni M.; Amos M.; Susannah
M.; Martha M. b. May 3, 1861, m. David F. Davis. Family
home, Salt Lake City.

Married Elizabeth Leaver Feb. 8, 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Samuel Leaver and Mary Ann Hartlett), who
was born Aug. 31, 1839, New York City; died July 26, 1892,
Salt Lake City. Their children: Samuel L.; Elizabeth L.;
Mary Ann L. ; Frederick L. ; Edward L.; Ellen L. ; Brigham
L.; Milton L.; Eva L.; Joseph L. Family home, Salt Lake
City.

Married Emma Spencer Dec. 7, 1861, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Edwin Spencer and Hannah Wardle), who was
born Sept. 23, 1845, Arnold, Nottingham, Eng.; died May
25, 1900, Salt Lake City. Their children: Jedediah S.; Emma
S.; William S.; Heber S.; Elijah S.; Edwin S.; Blanch S.;
Eliza S.; Bertha S.; Ray S. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Bishop of 8th ward 48 years; traveling bishop 1871;
assistant trustee-in-trust of the Mormon church. Assessor
and collector of Utah county 1870; railroad contractor,
U. P. R. R. 1869-70; stockbreeder and agriculturist. Died
July 3. 1904.

SHEETS, NEPHI MUSSER (son of Elijah Funk Sheets and
Susannah Musser). Born Aug. 24, 1850, Salt Lake City.

Married Ellen McAllister Jan. 1, 1873, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John T. D. McAllister and Ellen Handley),
who was born Jan. 26, 1853, Salt Lake City. Their children:
Roy M.; Ella M.; Florence M.; Rene M.; Scott M.; Louis M.;
Bon M.; Kate M. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Worked in U. P. R. R. in Echo Canyon 1869-70. Prominent
agriculturist and sheepraiser. Shot to death by highway-
men Dec. 28, 1905.

SHEETS, EDWIN SPENCER (son of Elijah Funk Sheets and
Emma Spencer). Born Jan. 23, 1875, Salt Lake City.

Married Alice Taylor Dec. 27, 1899 (daughter of James
Taylor and Martha Hurst), who was born Oct. 29, 187,
West Vale, Eng. Their children: Walter T. b. Nov. 23, 1902;
Alice T. b. Oct. 19, 1907. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Missionary to northern states 1896-98; bishop of 31st ward
at Salt Lake City 1902-08 and also of 33d ward 1911.
Graduate of University of Chicago, law department;
Instructor in Commercial English, L. D. S. Business College
1907-08; principal L. D. S. Business College night school
1910-1913, and principal of L. D. S. Missionary Correspond-
ence school 1912-1913. Attorney and counselor at law.



SHELLEY, JAMES (son of James Boyer Shelley and
Elizabeth Bourbon of Claverley, Eng.). Born May 14, 1828,
Claverley, Shropshire, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 3, 1851.

Married Mary Lee Oct. 29, 1852, American Fork, Utah
(daughter of Thomas- Lee and Mary Burbage of Oxford-
shire, Eng., pioneers Oct. 3, 1852). She was born May 1,
1827. Their children: James M., d. Infant; Mary E., m.
Charles H. Roberts; Sarah H., m. Amman Mercer; Leo T.,



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m. Melissa J. King; Alma G.. d. infant; Harriet M., m.
Moroni A. Wild; John H., m. Deborah Clements.

Member 144th quorum seventies. Shoemaker. Died Jan.
21, 1907, American Fork, Utah.



SHELLEY, JAMBS BOYER. Born Jan. 7, 1792, Claverly,
Shropshire, Eng. Came to Utah 1851, Alfred Cardon com-
pany.

Married Elizabeth Bourbon at Claverly, Eng. Their chil-
dren: William, m. Jane Dunn; Thomas, m. Charlotte Els-
more; Martha; James, m. Mary Lee; John, m. Ellen Gibson;
Joseph, m. Elizabeth Robinson; Sarah, m. Edward Conder,
m. Jacob Varney.

Sawed the first log- in American Fork, Utah; lumberman
and farmer. Died Nov. 19, 1870, American Fork.

SHELLEY, THOMAS (son of James B. Shelley and Elizabeth
Bourbon of Claverley, Eng.). Born April 7, 1822, Claverley.
Came to Utah Oct. 3, 1852.

Married Charlotte Elsmore Jan. 18, 1851, at Claverley
(daughter of George Fredrick and Elizabeth Elsmore of
American Fork, pioneers Oct. 3, 1853). She was born Oct. 3,
1828. Their children: James Edward, m. Margret Hunter;
Elizabeth, d. infant; Charlotte, m. Henry J. Buich; Thomas
Ammon, m. Jennett Crystal; Emma, d. infant; John Franklin,
m. Theodocia Chipman; Mary Ellen, m. George Edward Abel;
George Fredrick, m. Mary Ann Jacklin.

High priest. Farmer. Died Sept. 8, 1903, American Fork,
Utah.



SHELLEY, STEPHEN (son of William Shelley and Jane
Dunn, former born in Parish Cheattpn, Shropshire, Eng., and
the latter born at Avley, Shropshire, Eng.). He was born
Feb. 14, 1849, Bobbington, Eng. Came to Utah Aug. 13,
1852, independent company.

Married Sarah Clegg; Feb. 21, 1870, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Thomas Clegg and Susannah Redman of Sagerfold,
Lancastershire, Eng., pioneers Oct. 8, 1866, Andrew H. Scott
company). She was born Aug. 21, 1851. Their children:
Eliza Ann, m. Joseph W. G. Wild; Sarah Jane, m. John
Thornton; June, m. Arthur Wright; Amy; Stephen T.

Watermaster 22 years. Farmer.



SHELTON, ROBERT (son of George Shelton of England).
Born Jan. 6, 1832, in England. Came to Utah October, 1865.

Married Margaret Slother May 20, 1853, in England, who
was born May 19, 1834. Their children: Margaret, m. Wil-
liam Heath; Isabelle, m. Samuel Tucker; George, m. Caroline
Britain; Sarah, m. Henry F. Heath. Family home. Salt Lake
City.

Shoemaker. Died Dec. 4, 1906, Salt Lake City.



SHELTON, STEPHEN, came to Utah 1850, Melvin Ross ox-
team company.

Married Abigail Harris, Nauvoo, 111. Their children: John,
m. Mary Martin; Elizabeth, d. infant; Martha Jane, m. James
B. Hamilton; Joseph, d. aged 21; Hyrum, m. Emma Sultzer;
Stephen, m. Maggie Bonner; Abigail, m. Delbert Hullinger.
Family home Provo, Utah.

Seventy. Body guard of the Prophet Joseph Smith.
Sealed to the Prophet's family. Farmer. Died 1863, Provo.



SHEPHERD, SAMUEL (son of David Shepherd, born 1750,
In Catskill county, N. T., and Diodama Hopkins). He waa
born Nov. 10, 1788, in Vermont. Came to Utah Oct. 2, 1847,
C. C. Rich company.

Married Roxalana Ray (daughter of William Ray), who
died before coming to Utah. Their children: Sarah Adaline
b. 1821, m. Charles Garrowtle; Lucelia L. b. 1822, died; Mar-
cus DeLafayette b. Oct. 10, 1824, m. Harriet E. Parrish
March 9, 1851; Fanny Jane b. June, 1829; Julia Ann b.
1829, m. Sidney Tanner; Rollin Carlos b. Dec. 8, 1830, m.
Sarah Smitheon 1851; William Ray, died. Family resided
Illinois, Salt Lake City, Utah, and California.

Married Charity Bates 1836 in Jackson county, Mo. (daugh-
ter of Walter and Elizabeth Bates, former pioneer 1847).
Their only child: Lydia b. Sept. 16, 1836, m. James Jackson
Davidson 1851.

Fought in war of 1812.

SHEPHERD, MARCUS DALAFATETTE (son of Samuel
Shepherd and Roxanna Ray). Born Oct. 10, 1824, at Wil-
oughty, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio. Came to Utah 1849, with a
division of Mormon Battalion.

Married Harriet Editha Parrish March 9, 1851, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Ezra Parrish and Susannah Sherwin, pio-
neers November, 1860). She was born Aug. 17, 1831, Brown-
ville, Jefferson county, N. T. Their children: Charles
Henry b. Aug. 10, 1852, died; Mary Elizabeth b. March 24.
1864, m. William Ashworth May 26, 1873; Lyman Andrew
b. Feb. 9, 1856, m. Sarah A. Stoney Dec. 4, 1878; Harriet
Susannah b. March 26, 1858, m. William H. Farnsworth
June 4, 1879; Sarah Caroline b. July 6, 1860, m. Reinhard
Maeser 1882; Marcus DeLafayette, Jr., b. Oct. 18, 1862, died;
Edna Matilda b. Feb. 25, 1864, m. Heber C. C. Rich; Samuel
Ezra b. April 12, 1867, died; Julia Esther b. April 22. 1870,



m. Hyrum Johnson 1873; Henrietta Edith b. June 11, 1872,
died. Family home Beaver, Utah.

Married Cedarissa Cartwright Dec. 13, 1869 (daughter of
Thomas Henry Cartwright, born In England, and Jane Allen,
born in Dublin, Ireland). She was born May 9, 1852, at
Cedar City, Utah. Their children: Thomas Oscar b. Nov.
14, 1872; Rhoda Jane b. June 18, 1877, m. Joseph Alma Har-
ris Oct. 10, 1900; Warren b. June 3, 1880, m. Sorepta Bell
Leroy June 3, 1904; Carlos b. March 29, 1882; Precinda b.
May 23, 1885; Martha Adaline b. Sept. 4, 1889; Willard b.
Aug. 26, 1891. Family home Beaver, Utah.

Member Mormon Battalion; bishop of 1st ward In Beaver,
Utah; stake counselor in Beaver stake. Mayor of Beaver
city.



SHEPHERD, WILLIAM (son of Nathaniel John Shepherd
and Mary Andrews). Born May 9, 1827, London, Eng. Came
to Idaho September, 1877.

Married Mary Ann Tracey (daughter of Richard Tracey
and Sarah Lane), who was born Jan. 6, 1831. Their chil-
dren: Angelina Emma b. Dec. 27, 1850, m. John Norton;
Christina b. Nov. 6, 1852, m. Robert Price; William Nathan-
iel Budge b. Sept. 18, 1854, m. Emily M. Phipps; Constance
Tracey b. July 27, 1856, d. Aug. 21, 1867; Lorenzo Tracey b.
July 15, 1868, m. Sarah Clifton; Henry Robert b. May 16,
1860, m. Sophia Poulsen; Edward Tracey b. Feb. 27, 1862,
m. Harriet Humpherys, d. June 10, 1911; Joseph Russell b.
March 18, 1865, m. Rose Budge; Frederick Tracey b. March
22, 1867, m. Lizzie Morgan; Ernest Arthur Tracey b. May
1, 1870, m. Eliza Lewis; Mary Elizabeth b. Dec. 1, 1871, m.
Frank Lewis.

Married Sarah Ellen Humpherys June 22, 1887 (daughter
of John J. Humpherys, pioneer John Banks company, 1856,
and Hannah Bocock, pioneer March 24, 1856). She was
born April 6, 1866. Their children: Leonora May b. July
29, 1888, m. Ezra Jacobson; Estella Victoria b. Aug. 22, 1890,
m. John Jaussi June 8, 1911; Alvin Edmund b. March 24,
1892; Vinnie Althura b. Dec. 29, 1893; Edwin Henry b. Dec.
18, 1896; Annie Haines b. Sept. 21, 1897. Family home Paris,
Idaho.

SHEPHERD, JOSEPH RUSSELL (son of William Shepherd
and Mary Ann Tracey). Born March 18, 1865, Brockenhurst,
Eng.

Married Rose Budge Sept. 25, 1884, Logan, Utah (daughter
of William Budge and Eliza Jones), who was born June 22,
1866, Providence, Utah. Their children: Joseph Russell, m.
Lottie Nye; Alfred William; Clarence, m. Amida Bowen;
David, m. Ivy Ford June 12, 1912; Eva Rosselle; Harold;
Earl; Louise; Celia; Ruth. Family home Paris, Idaho.

Missionary to California 1895-96; superintendent of Sun-
day schools Bear Lake stake; president of Bear Lake stake.
County commissioner, Bear Lake county, 1906; member of
the board of trustees of Academy of Idaho; senator from
Bear Lake Co., Idaho, 1913.



SHERMAN, ALBEY LYMAN (son of Lyman Royal Sherman
and Delsena Johnson of New York state). Born Oct. 30,
1832. Came to Utah in 1856.

Married Mary Elvira Swan Jan. 10, 1854, Woodriver Cen-
ter, Iowa (daughter of George Swan and Elizabeth War-
renden of Scotland), who was born Dec. 15, 1835. Their
children: Elknah b. April 29, 1856, died; Mary Elvira b.
June 7, 1856, m. Ellas H. Cox; Abbey William b. June 4, 1859,
m. Annie Eliza Pugson; Lyman Royal b. Dec. 22, 1860, m.
Martha E. Jones; Delsena Elizabeth b. May 22, 1862, m.
Peter Thomas Furlong; Ellen Viola b. Nov. 23, 1863, m.
Ellas H. Cox; George Alphonso b. July 23, 1865, m. Temper-
ance Eliza Brasher; Don Franklin b. Sept. 6, 1867; Susia
Julia b. May 6, 1869, m. Miller Snow Black; Anlo Lionel b.
Jan. 5, 1871, m. Agnes Gorden; David Edgar b. Aug. 28, 1872;
Gertrude Estell b. Oct. 18, 1874, m. Robert James Gorden;
Joel Elmer b. June 19, 1876, m. Martha Maria Robins; Ada
C. b. Aug. 15, 1879, m. Elum L. Jones.

High priest and missionary. Farmer and stockgrower.
Died Sept. 18, 1910, at Huntington.

SHERMAN, GEORGE ALPHONSO (son of Albey Lyman
Sherman and Mary E. Swan). Born July 23, 1866, Fountain
Green, Utah.

Married Temperance Eliza Brasher July 23, 1891, Hunt-
ington, Utah (daughter of John L. Brasher and Eliza
Chuser of Kentucky), who was born Nov. 23, 1870. Their
children: George Sidney b. Nov. 14, 1892, died; Stella Eliza;
Vida Mearl. Family home Hunttngton, Utah.

Missionary to Georgia 1904-06; ward teacher 15 years;
counselor to superintendent .of Y. M. M. I. A.; counselor to



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