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Margaret, died; Warren; John M., m. Larene Rhodes; Melissa,
m. Lawrence Hutchings; Nancy, died; Alma; Leah, m. Wil-
liam Moyle; Margery, m. David Peterson; Florence, m.
Stephen Willis.

Married Mary Emeline Tyrrell February, 1873, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Asahel Tyrrell, born Sept. 23, 1802, Bridge-
port, Conn., and Lucretia Webster, born Oct. 30, 1805, Tyring-
ham, Mass., latter came to Utah 1871). She was born 1845.
Their children: Telitha, m. Stanley Dallon; Asahel T., m. Ella
Tyring; Ortentia, m. William Rose; Estella, m. Erin Toll-
man; Mary, m. George Toone; Junius. Family home Ameri-
can Fork, Utah.

Married Harriet A. Harrington Nov. 15, 1885, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Leonard E. Harrington and Harriet F.
Noon of American Fork, Utah). She was born March 16,
1860 died March 14, 1901. Their children: Leonard and
Willard H., died; Leslie A.; Ida F.; Alvira, died; Hattie V.;
lona A.; Sarah M. Family home American Fork, Utah.

Married Emma Crompton (Rushton) May 29, 1907, Salt
Lake City (daughter of John Crompton b. July 6, 1829, and
Hannah Hardy b. June 10, 1815, both of Bolton and Oldham,
Lancastershire, Eng., pioneers 1853). She was born July
21, 1853, in Nebraska.

Member 67th quorum seventies; missionary to England
1877-79, and to southern states 1887-89; member presidency
seventies quorum, Utah county, 1880-84, when all seventies
were under one presidency. Settled at American Fork 1857.
Counselor to Bishop William M. Bromley 1887; set apart
bishop 4th ward July 14, 1898; superintendent Sunday schools
16 years, and choir leader 30 years; senior member high
council, Alpine stake. Member American Fork city council.
Member brass band at American Fork.

SMITH, ALMA L. (son of Warren Smith and Amanda Barnes
of Marion, Ohio). Born Dec. 16, 1833, at, Marion. Came to
Utah 1848, Joseph Young company. VOA\

Married Telitha Free March 1855, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Absalom Free and Betsy Strait of St. Clair county,
111., pioneers 1848, Joseph Young company). She was born
Oct. 5, 1835. Their children: Alma L., m. Marguerite Black,
m. Annie Roberts; Willard P., m. Cora A. Fisher; Hammer,
d. aged 2; Florence, d. aged 4; Cora, m. John Hodson; Rosa,
d. child; Julian F., m. Pearl Colton; Betsy, d. aged 25.
Family home, Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England two years; to Sandwich Islands
ten years; high priest; bishop of Coalville three years;
high councilor of Summit stake. County recorder Summit
county six years. Bookkeeper; contractor. Died June 1887
at Coalville, Utah.

SMITH, WILLARD F. (son of Alma L. Smith and Telitha
Free). Born Feb. 3, 1860.

Married Cora A. Fisher May 5, 1886, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Joseph A. Fisher and Sarah L. Harris), who was
born March 25, 1865, Coalville, Utah. Their children: Wil-
lard C. b. July 16, 1887; Erschel F. b. Dec. 26, 1888; Ray
L. b. Dec. 3, 1890; Leah A. b. May 28, 1893; Carol F. b.
July 8, 1895; Helen L. b. April 4, 1898, d. aged 2; Joseph A.
b. Jan. 18, 1901, d. infant; Kenneth H. b. June 6, 1903; Gale
D. b. Nov. 28, 1908. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England two years; high priest; super-
intendent Sunday school and president Y. M. M. I. A. at
Coalville, Utah; home missionary ten years. Mining pro-
moter.

SMITH, WILLIAM (son of Richard Smith and Dianah Braz-
zell Smith). Born Sept. 3, 1831, Gibson county, Tenn. Came
to Utah 1850, Captain Bennett company.

Married Polly Marie Perry May 19, 1850, Mt. Pisgah,

Iowa. She was born June 16, , Middlebury, Genesee

county, N. Y. (daughter of Asahel and Polly Chadwick
Perry, who came to Utah in 1850). Their children: William
Riley b. April 24, 1851; Mary Louisa b. Nov. 6, 1852; Sarah
Ellen, b. June 29, 1855; James R. b. Feb. 12, 1858; Flora J.
b. May 29, 1860; Henrietta I. b. Dec. 19, 1862; Lucy M b. Dec.
20, 1864; George A. b. May 2, 1867; Andrew R. b. Feb. 3,
1869; Elizabeth A. b. Aug. 25, 1871; Calista M. b. Nov. 6, 1872.

Married Dec. 8, 1860, Salt Lake City, who was born

Sept. 3, 1844, Nauvoo, 111. Their children: Julia Charlotte
b. Oct. 9, 1861; William H. b. Feb. 12. 1863; Joseph E. b.
April 7, 1864; Rachel L. b. Jan. 28, 1866; John W. b. Feb. 24,
1868; Albert T. b. Jan. 14, 1872; George P. b. April 14, 1873;
Jordan b. April 19, 1875; Amasa b. Oct. 10, 1877; Frank b.
Sept. 3, 1880; Ralph b. Oct. 17, 1883; Elial b. Sept. 3, 1885.

Farmer; blacksmith. Indian interpreter.



SMITH, WILLIAM (son of John and Sarah Smith of Here-
fordshire, Eng.). Born June 4, 1806, in Herefordshire.
Came to Utah 1856.

Married Jane Rawllngs 1849, in Herefordshire (daughter
of William and Jane Rawlings of same place, pioneers
1856). She was born March 8, 1820. Their children: Wil-
liam, d. aged 8; Joseph, m. Louisa Obery; Thomas, m. Emma
Obery; Sarah Jane b. April 1, 1856, m. George B. Sanborn
Nov. 16, 1875; Hyrum. m. Syrepta Davis; Martha A., m.
Neils Hendrickson; Ellen, m. Edward Howells; John, d.
aged 11; Emma L., d. aged 5. Family home Paradise, Utah.

Seventy; high priest; block teacher. Farmer and stock-
raiser. Died April, 1888, Paradise.



SMITH, WILLIAM JOSEPH (son of William Smith, born at
Ruthland, Lincolnshire, Eng., and Sarah Atkinson, born at
Rippingale, Eng.). Born April 26, 1820, Gosberton, Risgate,
Lincolnshire. Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1849, Orson Spencer
company.

Married Mary Ann Frier 1846 (daughter of Samuel Frier
and Roseline Walker), who was born May 18, 1821, Pinch-
back, Lincolnshire. Their children: William Smith b. Feb.
20, 1846; Samuel Frier b. Sept. 7, 1847; Joseph b. May 18,
1849, m. Eliza Bean; Moses and Ann (twins) b. June 23,
1851; Rachel b. July 4, 1852, m. William A. McMaster; Hyrum
b. Feb. 22, 1854, m. Susan Garret; Jacob b. March 27, 1856,
m. Kate Hampton; Mary Ann b. Jan. 19, 1860; Margaret
Roseline b. Jan. 16, 1862, m. William Woodard. Family
home. Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England 1855; first councilor to Bishop
Lytle of llth ward, Salt Lake City, 1852; patriarch.

SMITH, JOSEPH (son of William Joseph Smith and Mary
Ann Frier). Born May 18, 1849, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Came
to Utah with parents.

Married Eliza Bean Jan. 18, 1869, Salt Lake City (daughter
of Joseph Bean and Sarah Beanland, pioneers Sept. 16, 1859,
Edward Stevenson company). She was born at Bradford,
Yorkshire, Eng. Their children: Eliza Lavina b. Jan. 26,
1870, m. Charles Livingston; Joseph b. July 13, 1872, m.
Minnie Lloyd; William Parley b. Jan. 4, 1875; Edwin Frier
b. March 11, 1877; Ernest Welcome b. March 6, 1879, m.
Sabina Smith; Sarah Beanland b. March 9, 1882, m. August
Anderson; Milton and Mable b. April 18, 1890; Benjamin
Harrison b. March 20, 1892, m. Hattie Isabella Rupp.
Family home. Salt Lake City.

Helped to build Deseret telegraph lines. Black Hawk
Indian war veteran. Sheepraiser; woolgrower; business
man and capitalist.



SMITHIES, JAMES (son of Richard Smithies and Mary
Robinson of Downham, Lancastershire, Eng.). Born Oct.
29, 1807, at Downham; pioneer September, 1847, Geo. B. Wal-
lace company, a part of Daniel Spencer's 100.

Married Nancy Knowles in Lancastershire, Eng. (daugh-
ter of Robert Knowles and Ann Parker of Downham, Eng.,
pioneers September, 1847, George B. Wallace company). She
was born Aug. 2, 1809. Their children: Mary b. Oct. 7, 1836,
m. Heber C. Kimball; Robert b. Oct. 6, 1839, m. Elizabeth
Scott; Joseph Richard b. May 31, 1842; James A. b. Oct. 11,
1845; Sarah E. b. July 5, 1847, m. Ephraim Scott; Alice A.
b. Dec. 6, 1850, m. Nelson Beebe. Family home, Salt Lake
City.

Married Hannah Crowther 1857, Salt Lake City. Their
children: Joseph Heber b. Aug. 9, 1867; Elizabeth b. Sept.
29, 1859; John James b. March 6, 1862; Miriam b. April 23,
1865; Leah b. May 11, 1868; Lucy b. Oct. 12, 1870; Melvina
b. Nov. 27, 1872.

Member 13th quorum seventies; organized the flrst choir
in Salt Lake City. Farmer. Died June 26, 1882, at Salt
Lake City.

SMITHIES, ROBERT (son of James Smithies and Nancy
Knowles). Born Oct. 5, 1839, in Lancastershire, Eng. Came
to Utah with father.

Married Elizabeth Scott April 11, 1865, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Scott and Elizabeth Meneary of England,
pioneers 1848, John Scott company). She was born March
15, 1847. Their children: Elizabeth A. b. May 21, 1866,
m. Theodore Beck; Sarah M. b. Sept. 12, 1867, m. C. E.
Rostan; Louisa M. b. Aug. 23, 1869, m. G. H. Romrell;
Robert A. b. March 9, 1872; Alfonzo F. b. Dec. 22, 1873, m.
L. A. Gilson; Isaac W. b. Nov. 30, 1875, m. Eliza Stucker;
Mary A. b. Sept. 24, 1877, m. Aaron Harrot; Etta S, b. Sept.
1, 1879, m. Charles Byington. Family home, Salt Lake
City.

Member 13th quorum seventies. Road supervisor. Farmer.'



SMOOT, A. O. (son of George Washington Smoot and Ann
Rowlett of Prince Edward county, Va.). Born Feb. 17,
1815, in Owen county, Ky. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1847,
A. O. Smoot company.

Married Diana Eldredge May 6, 1855, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Ira Eldredge and Nancy Black of Indianap.olis,
Ind., pioneers Sept. 19, 1847, Daniel Spencer company). She
was born March 28, 1837. Their children: Abraham Owei>,
m. Electa Bullock: Nancy, m. David R. Beebe; Olive, m.
J. W. Bean; Elizabeth m. Milton H. Hardy; Leanora; Joseph;
Ella, m. Dr. George E. Robison; Arthur; Vilate, m. Thomas
F. Pierpont; Parley, m. Helen Condur; Alma, m. Edna
Stubbs; William, m. Florence Kimber.

Married Annie Kristina Morrison, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Neils Morrison of Aala, Frederickstad, Norway). She

was born Dec. 20, . Their children: Annie Christina,

m. George S. Taylor; Alice, m. Myron C. Newell; Reed,
m. Allie Eldredge; George Morrison, m. Mary Ann Larsen;
Agnes May, m. Charles Albert Glazier; Brigham, m. Mar-
gerette Nesbit; Ida Mauline, m. George A. Dusenberry.
Family resided Provo, Utah.

High priest; missionary in United States and England
1840-54; president of Utah stake. Mayor of Salt Lake City
ten years, and of Provo fourteen years. President of two
banks, Smoot lumber yard, Provo woolen mills, B. Y. Uni-
versity, Provo Co-op, flour mill, and a number of other
concerns. Died March 6, 1896.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



SMOOT. A. O. (son of A. O. Smoot and Diana Eldredge).
Born March 11, 1856, Sugar House ward, Salt Lake City.

Married Electa Bullock Oct. 30, 1878, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Isaac Bullock and Electa Wood of Prove,
Utah, former pioneer September, 1852, Isaac Bullock com-
pany, and the latter September, 1848, Gideon D. Wood com-
pany). She was born March 6, 1859. Their children: Abra-
ham Owen b. Sept. 9, 1879, m. Phoebe Campbell; Isaac Albert
b. Nov. 3, 1880, m. Nettie Parkinson; Allie b. April 3, 1882, m.
Jacob Coleman; Electa b. Sept. 25, 1884, m. LeRoy Dixon;
Fern b. March 23, 1885, m. Wells L. Brimhall; Ethel b.
April 7, 1887. Family home, Provo.

High counselor; missionary to England 1875-77. County
assessor and collector; city councilman; state senator; sec-
retary state Insane asylum and U. S. commissioner. Man-
ager lumber company. Died May 20, 1911.

SMOOT, ISAAC ALBERT (son of A. O. Smoot and Electa
Bullock). Born Nov. 3, 1880, at Provo, Utah.

Married Nettle Parkinson March 31, 1909, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Samuel R. Parkinson and Charlotte Smart
of Preston, Idaho, pioneers May 5, 1854, Captain Field com-
pany). Only child: Ruth P. b. June 24, 1910. Family home,
Provo.

Elder; missionary to England 1903-06; assistant super-
intendent Utah state Sunday school board. Clerk in the
state senate. District manager of the Mountain States
Telephone Co. County assessor Utah county.

SMOOT, GEORGE MORRISON (son of Abraham Owen Smoot
and Annie Krlstina Morrison). Born Jan. 9, 1864, Salt Lake
City.

Married Mary Ann Larsen Dec. 20, 1888, Manti, Utah
(daughter of Neils Larsen, of Salem, Utah, and Bangta
Flygare, pioneers). She was born April 1, 1866. Their
children: Zella b. April 5, 1890, died; Mary Erma b. Dec.
5, 1893; Margerette b. Dec. 30, 1896. Family home, Provo.

Missionary to Scandinavia; bishop of Vineyard 1906-07;
high priest; bishop's counselor Lake View, Utah, 1901-06.
President of Smoot Investment Co., dealers in lumber and
building materials. Farmer; miningman; investor; real
estate dealer.



SMOOT, WILLIAM COCHRAN ADKINSON (adopted son of
Abraham Owen Smoot and son of Margett T. Adkinson).
Born Jan. 30, 1828, Roan county, Tenn. Came to Utah July
24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married Martha Ann Sessions Jan. 29, 1852. Their chil-
dren: William Cochran Adkinson, Jr.; Martha Ann; Abraham
Owen; Margrett T.; Eliza E.; Josephine; Lucina; Albert C.;
Louisa T.; Lima A.; Sarah E. Perregrine; Parley W.; Phila P.

Married Margrett Freeman 1857. Their children: John
W., m. Mahala Garns 1875; Rhode; Wilford; Willie.



SMOUT, EDWIN WARD (stepson of John Smout and son
of Esther Ward of Dudley, Staffordshire, Eng.). Born
May 21, 1823, Tipton, Eng. Came to Utah August, 1854,
independent company.

Married Leah Oakley Feb. 16, 1847, Dudley, Staffordshire,
Eng. (daughter of Samuel Oakley and Mary Adelington),
who was born May 5, 1823, Dudley, Eng. Their children:
Felix; Parley; William b. 1850, m. Sarah Moore April 24,
1871; Sarah J.; Mary A.; Edwin W.; Leah O.: Esther b.
April 12, 1862, m. John A. Randall May 7, 1891; Sophia;
Samuel b. Aug. 6, 1866. m. Clara M. Crowther Oct. 25, 1905;
Lois. Family resided Ogden and Slaterville, Utah.

Bishop's counselor. Settled at Ogden 1854. Tailor. Died
Jan. 16, 1900.

SMOUT, WILLIAM O. (son of Edwin W. Smout and Leah
Oakley). Born 1850 in Pennsylvania. Came to Utah 1854.

Married Sarah Moore April 24, 1871, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of James Moore and Alice Young, both of Riverdale,
Utah, pioneers Oct. 4, 1863, Thomas Hicks company). She
was born June 20, 1849. Their children: William E b
July 29, 1872; Winslow T. b. July 29, 1872; James M. b.
Nov. 16, 1874; Sadie b. Feb. 16, 1876; John b. Oct. 1, 1878;
Nora b. March 10, 1881; Joseph b. Oct. 18, 1884; Ella b.
July 18, 1886. Family home Slaterville, Utah.

SM(5UT, SAMUEL (son of Edwin Ward Smout and Leah
Oakley). Born Aug. 6. 1866, Slaterville. Utah.

Married Clara M. Crowther Oct. 25, 1905 (daughter of
David Crowther and Josephine Koltgrain, former pioneer
1863, Captain Rollings company, latter came 1871. Captain
Reece company). She was born Dec. 19, 1878, Ogden, Utah.
Their children: Samuel Lesley, died; Orville, died. Family
home, Slaterville.



SMIIIN, DAVID (son of Thomas Smuin of Battle Creek,
Utah). Born Sept. 6, 1850. Came to Utah 1868.

Married Emma Robison of England Aug. 16, 1870, who
was born Jan. 16, 1849. Their children: George, m. Edna
Loder; William Bradford, m. Eliza Ann Kendall; Rachel
Syntha, m. Benjamin C. Slough; Rosa May. m. Findlay
Odam; Annie Jane, m. Joseph Atwood; Effle Matilda b
Aug. 9, 1883, m. Levl Cyrus Kendall; Elllna Elizabeth, died-
Minnie Eliza, m. John Robbins. Family home Vernal Utah

Elder. Settled at Oxford, Idaho, 1876; moved to Vernal
1884. Died Aug. 26, 1911.



SMUIN, GEORGE (son of Thomas Empey and Susanah
Smuin of Eatonbray, Bedfordshire, Eng.). Born Nov. 11,
1844, at Eatonbray. Came to Utah Dec. 6, 1864, Brigham H.
Young company.

Married Eliza Gaisford April 11, 1869, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Isaac Gaisford and Ellen Rex of Bath, Eng..
pioneers April 7, 1852). She was born June 29, 1853. Their
children: Susanah, m. N. J. Nielsen; Rose, m. Robert Burk;
Lillie, m. John P. Lifgren; Ellen; Myrtle; Viola; Horace;
Ruth; George Joseph, died; Mabel Blanche, died; Henry,
m. Florence Griffin; Richard, m. Laura Wansgaard; Ralph,
m. Ray Parkinson. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Bishop of Lynne ward 1891-1908; president Y. M. M. I. A.
City councilman two terms. Horticulturist. Died Jan. 22,
1913.

SMUIN, THOMAS (son of Joseph Smuin and Hannah'
Pearce). Born Dec. 6, 1816, Radley, Berkshire, Eng. Came
to Utah in 1869.

Married Sarah Hook in England (daughter of Richard
Hook and Mary Tredwell), who was born Sept. 22, 1816.
Came to Utah 1861. Their children: Matilda, m. John J.
Slaugh; Eliza, m. Michael Clark; Rachel; Thomas; David.

Farmer. Died Oct. 26, 1889, Kaysville, Utah.



SXKDAKER, JOHN FREDERICK (son of John Frederick
Snedaker and C,lara Claymore of Salt Lake City). Born
March 28, 1831, Essen, near Hanover, Germany. Came to
Utah in 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company.

Married Elizabeth Rock 1859 (daughter of Henry Rock
and Catherine Mentzer of St. Louis, Mo., latter a pioneer
Henry Brown company). She was born Nov. 7, 1836, and
came to Utah with mother. Their children: Clara Eliza-
beth b. Dec. 1, 1860, m. John Philip Carlisle; Frederick b.
Oct. 1861, m. Clara Capsen; Catherine b. Feb. 8, 1863, m.
Orson Bennion Calder; Joseph b. 1864, died; Reuben b. Oct.
22, 1866; Mary b. April 7, 1868, d. aged 18; Louisa b. Sept.
6, 1869, m. William N. Hill; Ellen, m. William Gabbot;
Rebecca, David, Parley, Claymore and Bathsheba, latter five
died.

Married Sarah Ann Thurston (Grant), Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas Jefferson Thurston and Rosetta Bull
of Centerville. Utah; pioneers October, 1847, Jedediah M.
Grant company). She was born May 22. 1836. Their children:
Charles Alma, Rosetta Alice, Laura Elizabeth and Minnie
Jenette. all four died; Rosalia Vilate, m. Wilford C. Mc-
Murray; Willard Jefferson, died; Jedediah LeRoy. Families
resided Mill Creek, Utah.

Member 91st quorum seventies; high priest; missionary to
Pennsylvania 1855-56; counselor to Bishop Hamilton; Sun-
day school superintendent, Mill Creek ward. Justice of
peace. Farmer and dairyman. Worked on U. P. R. R. in
Utah. Died January, 1890.

SNEDAKER, JEDEDIAH LeROY (son of John Frederick
Snedaker and Sarah Ann Thurston (Grant). Born Sept. 4,
1878, Mill Creek, Utah.

Member 2d quorum elders; missionary to Germany 1906-
09; member Sunday school superintendency, Logan 4th ward.
Employed in street railway service.



SNEDAKER, MORRIS JACKSON (son of Derrick Snedaker
and Lucinda Bowker of Lansing, N. Y.). Born Dec. 16,
1818. at Lansing. Came to Utah Sept. 21, 1847, Daniel
Spencer company.

Married Ann Earl in 1844, at Kalamazoo, Mich.

Married Elizabeth Mobbs, at Salt Lake City. Their chil-
dren: Ellen Lucinda b. Nov. 2. 1860; Laura Ann b. Nov.
27, 1864, m. Lee Clinton Snedaker; Elizabeth Permilda Mobbs
b. March 16. 1868, m. George Playter, m. Fred B. Gillett.
Family home, Salt Lake City.

First salt manufacturer in Salt Lake City. Merchant and
mining man. Died Dec. 12, 1882.



SNELL, JOHN WILLIAM (son of William Snell of Devon-
shire, Eng., and Margaret Earl of eastern Canada). He was
born March 2, 1842, La Harpe, Hancock county. 111. Came
to Utah September, 1857. James H. Hart company.

Married Luemma Elizabeth Laub in 18C4, St. George, Utah
(daughter of George Laub and Mary Ellen McGinnis of St.
George, pioneers 1852). She was born December, 1849.
Their child: John William, m. Elizabeth Lund.

Married Eliza Shafer July 21, 1873, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John Shafer of Wayne county, N. Y., and Hannah
Casto of Indiana, pioneers Oct. 1849). She was born Oct.
22, 1853.

SNELL, JOHN WILLIAM (son of John William Snell and
Luemma E. Laub). Born in 1866 at Salt Lake City. It is
said he could trace his genealogy back to the time of the
famous "King-Killer" MacGinness.

Married Elizabeth Lund June 8, 1889, at St. George, Utah
(daughter of Robert C. Lund and Miss Romney of St.
George). Their children: John W. b. May 12, 1900; Robert;
George Henry. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Elder. Practiced law in New York and Utah. Died May
3, 1907, Salt Lake City.



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SNIDER, JOHN (son of Marlin Snider and Sarah Armstrong
of Eglington, Canada). Born Feb. 11, 1800, New Brunswick.
Nova Scotia. Came to Utah 1850, Lorin W. Babbitt company.

Married Mary Heron Feb. 28, 1822, who was born Nov.
10, 1804. Their children: Harriet, m. Joseph E. Johnson;
Edgerton, m. Mary J. McBride; John, Jr., m. Martha L.
Babbit; m. Susan E. Allen; m. Mary Hooper. Family home
Toronto, Canada.

Married Sylvan Meacham March 11, 1855, Salt Lake City.
Their children: Martin H., d. aged 9; John H., m. Annie
Brown.

High priest; missionary to England. Bricklayer. Died
Dec. 19, 1875, Salt Lake City.

SNIDER, JOHN (son of John Snider and Mary Heron).
Born May 2, 1828, Toronto, Canada. Came to Utah 1851.

Married Martha L. Babbitt Feb. 22, 1853, Salt Lake City,
who was born April 7, 1832. Their children: Don L. b. Jan.
29, 1854, and Harriet A. b. April 8, 1858, d. infant. Family
home, Salt Lake City.

Married Susan E. Allen Sept. 30, 1863, Salt Lake City,
who was born Aug. 28, 1834. Their children: Frank L. b.
Aug. 6, 1864, m. Louisa D. Peck; Rosalie b. Nov. 30, 1865,
m. Ernest M. Cummingrs; John E. b. Aug. 29, 1867, m. Jennie
E. Taylor. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Married Mary Hooper Dec. 25, 1875, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Thomas Hooper and Elizabeth Brooks t>f Hereford-
shire, Eng.). She was born Jan. 20, 1841.



NOW, BERNARD (son of Garry and Edna Snow). Came
to Utah 1851, oxteam company.

Married . Their only child: Bernard, died in child-
hood.

Married Alice Smith, Salt Lake City (daughter of Stephen
and Mary Smith of Barry, Eng., latter a pioneer, oxteam
company). Their children: Alice, m. Ira W. Gardner; Ber-
nard, m. Nancy Killion; Verona, m. Charles Whiting;
Herman, m. Lydia Bingham; Eben b. Dec. 26, 1863, m.
Sarah Jane Powell. Family resided Mt. Pleasant, Fountain
Green, Springville, Hoytsville and Salem, Utah.

SNOW, EBEN (son of Bernard Snow and Alice Smith). Born
Dec. 26, 1863, Ephraim, Utah.

Married Sarah Jane Powell Dec. 13, 1891, Salem, Utah
Co., Utah (daughter of John A. Powell and Sarah Jane
Shields of Salem, pioneers 1847, oxteam company). She was
born Dec. 13, 1874. Their children: Justus Forrest b. Oct.
1 1892; Florence Hazel b. Feb. 7, 1895; Asel Gale b. Jan.
12, 1900; Violate Wave b. Sept. 10, 1903; Thora Fantella b.
July 14, 1905; Bernard Eben b. April 18, 1908; Irene b. April
27 1911, d. May 5, 1911. Family home Roosevelt, Utah.

Elder. Constable of Jensen, Utah. Farmer and stock-
raiser.

SNOW, ERASTTJS (son of Levi Snow and Lucina Streeter).
Born Nov. 8, 1818, St. Johnsbury, Vt. Came to Utah July
24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married Julin Josephine Spencer April 11, 1856, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Mathias F. Spencer and Mary Brown of
Nauvoo, 111.). She was born April 9, 1837, New York City.
Their children: Edward H., m. Hannah Nelson; William
S m Emily E. Eyring; Amelin S.; Joseph S.. m. Olive Black;
Mary B.. died; Maude R. Family home St. George, Utah.

Apostle in L. D. S. church. Member legislature. Died
May 18, 1888. Salt Lake City.

SNOW, EDWARD H. (son of Erastus Snow and Julin Jose-
phine Spencer). Born June 23, 1865, St. George, Utah.

Married Hannah Nelson Sept. 24, 1885. St. George (daugh-
ter of Aaron Nelson and Selvia Rulfreyman of St. George,
pioneers 1862, Captain Hyde company). She was born March
27 1866. Their children: Edward Vernon b. Feb. 16, 1889,
m Lucile Forsyth; Dilworth b. Aug. 1, 1891; Karl N. b.
Jan. 17, 1894; Laura b. March 9, 1897; Rulon b. May 31,
1902; Olive b. March 12, 1904; Irma b. Nov. 2, 1909. Family
home, St. George.

High priest; missionary to southern states 1886-88; and
to eastern states 1889-1901. Member constitutional conven-
tion and of first state senate; county superintendent of
schools; St. George city recorder. President Bank of St.
George and Co-op, store.



SNOW, GARDINER. Came to Utah in 1848.

Married Sarah Hasting. Among their children were Jame*
Chauncy and George Washington. Family home Manti,
Utah.

SNOW, JAMES CHAUNCY (son of Gardiner Snow and Sarah
Hasting). Born Jan. 11, 1817, Chesterfield, N. H. Came to
Utah Oct. 9, 1852, at head of own company.

Married Eliza Ann Carter in 1836 at Kirtland, Ohio
(daughter of Hanna Libby of Newry, Maine). Born Sept.
28, 1818. Their children: Sarah Jane, m. Marshall Kinsman;
John C., m. Harriet Baker, m. Ester Chidester; Don Carlos,
m. Mary Hallett; Eliza, m. Caleb Haws; James Erastus, m.
Josephine Ferre; Richard C., m. Mary Bay; Dominicus C.,
m. Hannah Harrison; Mary Ellen, died; Arietta Colista.
Family home Provo, Utah.

Missionary to New England states 1836; seventy. Member
of Nauvoo Legion. Legislator 1856. Farmer and surveyor.
Died April 30, 1884, Pettyville, Utah.



SNOW, JOHN C. (son of James C. Snow and Eliza Ann
Carter). Born June 28, 1840, Lima, 111. Came to Utah with
parents.

Married Harriet Baker, Salt Lake City (daughter of
John and Mary Ann Baker of Herefordshire, Eng., pioneers
1856, Edward Bunker handcart company). She was born
Oct. 16, 1844. Their children: Harriet Ann b. Sept. 6,
1861, m. James Fielding Dunn; John C., m. Sarah Ellison;
Erastus Warren, m. Maud Wallworth; Joseph Howard, died;



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