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1895; Leonard b. Nov. 23. 1898; Wealthy b. Aug. 11, 1899;
Baby b. April 20, 1904. Family home Virgin City, Utah.

Married Addle Henline May 3. 1911, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Sylvester Henline and Mary C. Privett of Bluff City,
Mo.; came to Utah 1906). She was born May 1, 1880. Their
child: b. April 23, 1912.

High priest; missionary to southern states 1888-90; Sunday
school superintendent; president Y. M. M. I. A.; ward and
block teacher. Carpenter.

FrmerChoenme m ero the territorial assembly 1856;
member city council Salt Lake City; supervisor of streets
without remuneration. Active and Influential in church
work- filled two missions to Great Britain and two in the
W itlU Jjttpq Patriarch. At time of death, March 5,
mo. Saftlake cTty, hU posterity numbered 20 children.
38 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

a-pTi-NPFTl DANIEL S. (son of Claudius V. Spencer and
lusannah Frances Nesl^n). Born June 12. 1857. at Salt Lake

C1 Married Margaret Louise Crismon Nov. 9, 1887, at Logan,

Utah daughter of George Crismon and Mary Louise Tan-

r nf Salt Lake City) Their children: Margaret Louise

Assistant general passenger agent Oregon Short Line
Railroad Co.

SPENCER. JOHN D. (son of Daniel Spencer and Emily
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Alice Young; Jean b. June 16. 1888, m. Morrill

SPERRY, CHARLES (son of Joy Sperry, born Feb. 9, 1785,
and Mary Lamont, born Nov. 29, 1789, both in New York
state married April 26, 1810). He was born June 30, 1829,
Mecca, Trumbull Co., Ohio. Came to Utah October, 1847,
Jedediah M. Grant company.

Married Emily L. Miller Feb. 21, 1848 (daughter of
Josiah Miller and Mary Morgan, pioneers 1847, J. B. Noble
company). Their children: Philand Amanda b. Nov. 18,
1848, m. Alvins Sap Jan. 31, 1868; Charles Henry b. Oct. 16.
1850, m. Caroline Webb Nov. 13, 1871; Sarah Elizabeth b.
Aug. 18, 1862, m. Charles E. Abbott May 30, 1870; Mary
Emily b. Oct. 9. 1864, m. James R. Black Sept. 21, 1874;
Miles Harrison b. March 27, 1857, m. Sarah Edmunds April
30, 1886; Clarissa Lorett b. Feb. 9, 1869, m. Dwight C.
Sparks May 9, 1876; Maren Olive b. April 4, 1861, m. William
C. Wheeler Feb. 17, 1881; William J. b. July 29, 1863, m.
Augusta Taylor Oct. 27, 1886; John Alvins b. Feb. 22, 1866,
d. March 17, 1870; Vilate b. June 7, 1870, d. same day.

Bishop of Nephi, second ward; counselor to President Joel
Grover, Juab stake; patriarch Feb. 21, 1888. Sheriff Juab
Co., Utah; county commissioner one term.

SPERRY, HARRISON (son of Joy Sperry and Mary Lamont
of Mecca, Trumbull Co., Ohio). Born March 24, 1832, In
Trumbull county. Came to Utah Oct. 2, 1847, Jedediah M.
Grant company.

Married Mary Mosley Oct. 27, 1852, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of William Mosley and Mary Beardmore of England,
the latter pioneer 1848). She was born March 21, 1836.
Their children: Mary Ann, d. aged 17; Henry, d. child;
Hannah E., d. Infant. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Married Susan Mosley Feb. 17, 1861, Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Mosley and Mary Beardmore), who
was born Oct. 11, 1846. Their children: George H., m.
Sarah Weight, m. Jersey Beardmore; Charles A., m. Sarah
Ager- William A., m. Ann Eardley, m. Lillian May Foster;
Harrison S., m. Miss Titcomb; Minnie E., m. Joseph Priest;



Mary, d. aged 9; Ermie, m. David Walker; Byron, m. Edith
Luelan; Walter, d. infant; Ralph B., ra. Williams.

Married Ellenor M. Butterworth Dec. 15, 1873 (daughter
of William Butterworth and Mary Rose), who was born

Aug. 22, 1857. Their children: William O., m. Stout;

Elizabeth Jane, m. Harvey Stout; Milton, d. aged 2; Mary
E., d. infant; Correll and Harrell (twins), d. infants; Naomi.
m. Rudolph Holmes; Edmond; Melba, d. aged 7.

Bishop 31 years; patriarch; bishop's counselor 15 years.
Member city council two terms. Farmer; stockraiser.

SPHAGUE, S. L. Came to Utah 1848.

Married Mary Woodard, who came to Utah with her hus-
band. Their child: Samuel Linzey b. March 23, 1843, m.
Anna Marian Kimball.

Was the first doctor to arrive in Salt Lake City. Planted
the first flower garden, the bulbs and seeds being brought
from Boston by himself.

SPRAGUE, SAMUEL, LINZEY (son of S. L. Sprague and
Mary Woodard). Born March 23, 1843, Salem, Mass. Came
to Utah with father.

Married Anna Marian Kimball 1868 (daughter of William
H. Kimball, the pioneer stage line owner). Their children:
Linzey E.; Mrs. Percy Sadler; Mrs. Herman A. Prosser of
New York city; Milton S. of San Francisco; Mable V., d.
aged 4.

Freighter between Missouri river and Salt Lake City,
Utah. Developer of several mining claims. Member of
Colonel Hodge's surveying party, which surveyed for the
Union Pacific railroad through Utah and Nevada 1867.
Deputy United States marshal 1871-90. Died May 11, 1900.

SPRINGAL,L, ARTHUR D. (son of James Springall and
Sarah Sharp of Liverpool, Eng.; came to Utah on railroad).
Born July 27, 1860. Came to Utah in early days.

Married Katherlne Knox Dec. 19, 1882, Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Knox and Kate Team of Salt Lake
City, pioneers Sept. 3, 1855). She was born April 4, 1868,
Logan. Utah. Their children: William A. b. Dec. 6, 1886.
m. Geneva Mina Brandley; Fredrick E. b. June 22, 1896.
Family home, Salt Lake City.

SPRINGER, NATHAN CHATMOND (son of John S. Springer
and Eliza Manchester of New Bedford, Mass). Born June
26, 1843, Providence, R. I. Came to Utah 1863, freight
train for California.

Married Matilda Robey Nov. 2, 1867, Midway. Utah
(daughter of Jeremiah Robey and Ruth Tucker of Harrison
county, W. Va., pioneers Aug. 1, 1862, David Wood com-
pany). She was born Dec. 13, 1849, Honey Creek, Potta-
watamie Co., Iowa. Their children: Emily Matilda b. Sept.
6, 1868, m. Henry T. Coleman; Lalla Ruth b. Aug. 25, 1870,
m. Charles E. Alexander; Ellen Malissa b. July 30, 1872, m.
Carson O. Smith; Nathan Chapman b. July 1. 1874; Franklin
Theophilus b. Aug. 30, 1876, died; Jeremiah Robey b. Nov.
17, 1878, m. Lydia Rosetta Bigler; Ida May b. Sept. 1, 1880,
and Lethe Belle b. July 17, 1883, died.

Elder. Veteran Black Hawk war; civil war veteran.
Miner; promoter. Died Nov. 16, 1888, Bluefleld, Nicaragua,
Central America.

SPRINGER, JEREMIAH ROBEY (son of Nathan Chatmond
and Matilda Robey). Born Nov. 17, 1878, Midway, Utah.

Married Lydia Rosetta Bigler Nov. 9, 1904, Heber City,
Utah (daughter of Jacob A. Bigler and Pauline Ott of
Mount Pleasant, Utah). She was born June 12, 1881. Their
children: Jay Reed b. Nov. 8, 1905; Lydia Pauline b. July
19 1907; Beryl Ott b. Feb. 16, 1909; Lowell Franklin b. April
16. 1912. Family home Midway, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher at Midway, Utah. Marshal of Mid-
way. Blacksmith; farmer.

SPRY, WILLIAM (son of Philip Spry and Sarah Field).
Born Jan. 11, 1864, Windsor, Berkshire, Eng. Came to Utah
1876 with his father, mother and two brothers, George H.
and Samuel, and an adopted sister, reaching Salt Lake City
June 2. In October, 1885, was called to southern states
on a mission, and remained there until the fall of 1891.
Was president of the mission during the last four years of
his service.

Married Mary Alice Wrathall of Grantsville July, 1890.
Their children: Mary A.; Lita M.; James W.; two other
children d. young.

Located at Tooele 1893, where he engaged In farming and
stockraising. County collector of Tooele county 1894; mem-
ber of legislature from Tooele county 1902-04; state chair-
man of the Republican party; president state land board
1905-06; United States marshal for the district of Utah
Feb 15 1906; elected governor of Utah 1909-13; re-elected
1913-17.' President of the Farmers' and Stockgrowers'
Bank- director of other banks and mercantile Institutions;
director of the Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company.

SQUIRE, JOHN P. (son of Aaron Squire, born Sept. 19,
1795 and Elizabeth Squire, born April 26, 1796, of Ohio).
Born March 30, 1824, in Ohio. Came to Utah 1848, Lorenzo

'"Married Adel'ia Demill Dec. 31, 1851 (daughter of Freeborn
and Annie Demill). Their children: Orpha E. b. Nov. 31,

1852; Harriet A. b. Dec. 2, 1854; John P. b. Oct. 9, 1856; Aaron
D. b. May 6. 1858; Annie M. b. Jan. 23, 1860; Adella L. b.
Sept. 3, 1862; Eliza R. b. Feb. 1. 1865; Oliver E. b. Feb. 26,
Seventy. School teacher; farmer.

SQUIRE, JOHN P., JR. (son of John P. Squire and Adelia
Demill). Born Oct. 9, 1856, Manti, Utah.

Married Ansll Farrie 1888, Mantl, Utah (daughter of
Ludvig and Christena Farrie), who was born May 7, 1868,
Provo, Utah, and died Nov. 5, 1895. Their children: Leona
b. Feb. 4, 1889; Gilbert L. b. July 30. 1891; John L. b. July
30, 1892, d. March 10, 1893; Ruth b. Oct. 24, 1895, d. Sept. 3,

Married Christena H. Kenney Jan. 8, 1897, Manti, Utah,
who was born Jan. 12, 1879. Their children: Lorin D. b.
Jan. 2, 1898; Canna Mary b. Jan. 5, 1900; Adrien A. b. June
27, 1902.

SQUIRES, CHARLES PORTER (son of Charles Merrill
Squires and Charlotte Smith). Born March 22, 1827, New-
bury, Geauga Co., Ohio. Came to Utah 1848, Lorenzo Snow

Married Sarah Peters Sept. 1, 1856 (daughter of David
Peters and Laura Davis, married April 11, 1840, in North
Wales, pioneers 1849, George A. Smith company). She was
born Feb. 6, 1841, in North Wales. Their children: Charles
Morgan b. July 13, 1857, m. Luna C. Nichols June 21, 1898,
d. March 31, 1911; m. Elizabeth Sarah Hunt Jan. 6, 1913;
David Merrill b. Nov. 18, 1859, m. Margaret Jane Burt Dec.
27, 1883; John Albin b. Jan. 1, 1861, d. Oct. 19, 1864; William
Porter b. Oct. 13, 1864, m. Zilpah E. Young; Charlottie Laura
b. Feb. 6, 1867, m. Charles Tillotson; Laurence Calvin b.
Dec. 3, 1869, m. Maud Wilcox; Porter Huse b. Sept. 29, 1872.

High priest; missionary to eastern states 1869-70; high
councilor Box Elder stake. Drove team across plains for
President Snow. Died 1872.

SQUIRES, DAVID MERRILL (son of Charles Porter Squires
and Sarah Peters). Born Nov. 18, 1859, Brigham City, Utah.

Married Margaret Jane Burt Dec. 27, 1883, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Davidson Burt and Elizabeth Paterson),
who was born Dec. 9, 1858, Brigham City. Utah. Their
children: David P. b. Oct. 13, 1884, m. Sarah Florence Fowler
Feb. 28, 1910; Laura Jane b. Sept. 21, 1887, m. Clyde Gillespie
June 17, 1909.

Married Anna Belle Tillotson Nov. 18, 1903, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Ephraim Tillotson and Ruth Collinson, married
Sept. 30, 1856, St. Louis. Mo., came to Utah 1877). She was
born June 22, 1870, St. Louis, Mo. Only child: Merrell
Charles b. Oct. 26, 1905.

High priest.

SQUIRES, GEORGE B. Born Sept. 25, 1844, Pittsfield, Mass.
Came to Utah 1889.

Married Ruth Jones Feb. 22, 1904, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Dan and Elizabeth Jones of that place), who was
born September, 1849. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Deputy secretary of state; first county statistician; warden
state prison; held seat in state constitutional convention;
first state insurance commissioneer. Expert accountant. Died
Sept. 30, 1910, Salt Lake City.

SQUIRES, HENRY AUGUSTUS (son of Thomas Squires and
Sarah Patnoster of Herefordshire, Eng). Born Feb. 22,
1825, Hartford, Eng. Came to Utah Nov. 27, 1856, Edward
Martin handcart company.

Married Sarah Minnie Cattlin March, 1847, at Wellin, Hart-
fordshire, Eng. (daughter of William Cattlin and Sarah
Bigg of Wellin). She was born Nov. 16, 1826. Their chil-
dren: Sarah Augusta, m. Charles T. Toone; Mary Emily,
m. John Bowker; Catherine Harriet, m. Clements Horsley;
Clara Annie, in. Thomas Allen; Rosetta Agnes, m. George
William Huntington; Echo Levinia, m. Ruben Kirkham;
Celestla Angelica, m. Preston Free; Grace Alice, m. Albert
Edwards; Ida Philla, m. William Smith; Henrietta Ellen, m.
Frederick Caterer; Thomas Henry; Florence Adelade, m.
Bert Griffith. Family resided Salt Lake City, Utah, and
London, Eng.

Seventy; block teacher. Captain home guard. Merchant.

STABLE, JOHN (son of Joachim Stable, died at Florence,
Neb., en route to Utah, and Catherine Krels, died at Santa
Clara, Utah 1863, of Amriswil, Thurgau, Switzerland). Born
July 25, 1830, Amriswil. Came to Utah Oct. 31, 1862, Captain
Baliff company.

Married Susan Baumann (daughter of Rudolph Baumann.
of Wadensweil, Canton Zurich, Switzerland, and Anna Kath-
arina Graflin of Steckborn, Thurgau, Switzerland). She was
born Sept. 27, 1838. Their children: Sophia, d. Oct. 7, 1863;
John Jr., m. Cora R. Stayner June 4, 1802; Mary, d. Sept. 11,
1887; Emma, m. David Stoker Jr. Dec. 24, 1891; Henry W.. m.
Elizabeth A. Cook Sept. 24, 1902; Selena, d. Aug. 9, 1873;
Susie F., m. Frank Wright May 24, 1905; Minnie A., m.
Andrew Weaver March 27, 1902; Bertha M., m. Alma H.
Hardy May 24, 1905. Family home Bountiful, Utah.

Seventy; high priest; ward teacher at Bountiful 40 year.
Farmer and gardener. Died Dec. 18, 1910, Bountiful.

STAHLE, HENRY W. (son of John Stahle and Susan
Baumann). Born July 6, 1875, Bountiful, Utah.

Married Elizabeth A. Cook Sept. 24, 1902, Salt Lake City
(daughter of David Cook and Hannah H. Holt of Bountiful;



came to Utah Oct. 16, 1853, Jacob Gates company). Their
children: Therice H. b. Jan. 24, 1904; LaVoun b. June 7,
1907; Dale Cook b. April 4, 1911. Family home, Bountiful.
President 100th quorum seventies; missionary to southern
states Jan. 18, 1896, Nov. 25, 1899; Sunday school superin-
tendent at Bountiful, Utah. Davis county clerk six years;
and county attorney two years; city councilman; city
treasurer and city attorney at Bountiful. Manager Security
Investment company, bookkeeper and accountant.

STAINES, WILLIAM C. (son of William Staines and Blanche
Potter of Bedfordshire, Eng., pioneers fall of 1848).

Married Lillias Lyon Oct. 3, 1854, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John Lyon and Janet Thompson, pioneers Sept. 26,
1853. Jacob Gates company). She was born Aug. 22, 1836,
at Kilmarnock, Scotland.

Immigration agent for the Mormon church at New York

STAKER, NATHAN (son of Nathaniel and Cornelia Staker
of Pickering, Canada). Born 1801 at Pickering. Came to
Utah November, 1852, Henry Miller company.

Married Jane Richmond 1827 at Pickering (daughter of
David Richmond of Pickering), who was born 1810. Their
children: John, m. Mary Ann Wiggins; William, m. Cather-
ine Parsons; Sarah, m. Vance Shafer, m. Mr. Holly; Alma,
m. Elizabeth Young; Nathaniel, Nathan and Aaron, died;
Lydia, m. Solon Robison; Mary, m. Alonzo Farnsworth;
Joseph, m. Sarah Brown.

Married Mrs. Eliza Burton 1857, Pleasant Grove, Utah,
who was born 1825. Their children: James Benjamin, m.
Elizabeth Fisher; Eliza Jane, m. Ezeriah Day; Phoebe, m.
Hyrum Farnsworth; Ellis, m. George Day. Families home
Mount Pleasant, Utah.

Missionary to Canada 1842-44; president high priests
quorum at Mount Pleasant, Utah. Farmer. Died.

STAKER, ALMA (son of Nathan Staker and Jane Rich-
mond). Born June 15, 1837. Came to Utah with father.

Married Elizabeth Young Feb. 7, 1856, Pleasant Grove,
Utah (daughter of James Young and Elizabeth Seeley of
Canada). She was born March 29, 1837. Their children:
William Alma b. Jan. 7, 1857, m. Hilma Egberg; Elizabeth
Jane b. Aug. 1858, m. Abraham Day'; Martha b. 1861, m.
Christian Miller; Annie b. 1863, d. child; Mary b. 1865, d.
Infant; Luna May b. 1867, d. infant; Elnora b. 1869, m. Alma
Fillmore: Hettie b. 1871, m. Alvin Johnson; Joseph Ether b.
1876, m. Matilda Stalworthy. Family home Mount Pleasant,

High priest; member United Order. Minuteman in Black
Hawk Indian war; served In Walker war. Sawyer; car-
penter; farmer.

STAKER, WILLIAM ALMA (son of Alma Staker and Eliza-
beth Young). Born Jan. 7, 1857, at Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Married Hilma Egberg March 7, 1877, Mount Pleasant,
Utah (daughter of Carl and Clara Egberg), who was born
May 3, 1860. Their children: William Heleman b. Jan. 18,
1878, m. Elizabeth Lewis; Lawrence Raymond b. June 26,
1880, m. Amy Howard; Lona May b. Dec. 23, 1882, m. Nelson
Day; Clara Elizabeth b. Feb. 1, 1885, m. Alfred Wilstead;
Victor Nathan b. Sept. 16, 1887, d. youth; Katy Marinda
b. March 20, 1890, m. James Osmond Elliott; Alden Orlendo
b. April 28, 1892, m. Annie Thomas; Annie Louisa b. June
29, 1897; Bertha Ellis b. April 25, 1902. Family home Law-
rence, Utah.

Elder; Sunday school superintendent at Lawrence 1892.
School trustee at Lawrence several years. Member United
Order. Farmer; etockraiser. Came to Lawrence as a pio-
neer in 1879,

ley, born Feb. 14, 1777, and Elizabeth Staltz, born 1786, of
Ohio). He was born May 12. 1800. New Brunswick, Middle-
sex county, N. J. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1852.

Married Philanda Upson March 19, 1829 (daughter of
Freeman Upson and Sally Culver married March 17, 1810,
Portage Co., Ohio). She was born Aug. 1, 1814. Their chil-
dren: Eliza b. April 16, 1830, died; Franklin b. Aug. 19, 1831,
m. Sarah Ann Haig April 5, 1857; Ellen b. April 8. 1833, m.
Thomas Jefferson Osborn Sept. 14, 1851; Martha b. Sept. 20,
1834, died; Alexander Henry b. April 28, 1836, m. Adelia Ann
Brown Oct. 27, 1856, m. Jemima Cregar; Elizabeth b. March
7, 1838, m. Thomas Jefferson Osborn Jan. 24, 1864; Cyrene b.
May 1, 1840, m. Merriner Wood Merrill June 5, 1856; Philanda
b. March 19, 1842, m. Wallace Kendell Burnham Nov. 30,
1856; Sarah Alvira b. May 26, 1844, m. George Milton Pace
March 7, 1860; Lydia b. Dec. 13, 1846, m. Wallace Kendell
Burnham April 11. 1865; Michael b. May 7. 1849, m. Naomi
Ann Kemp Feb. 27, 1879, m. Maryette Rice Dec. 31, 1885.
Family home Suffield, Portage Co., Ohio.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Died Dec. 30,

STANDRIWG, EDWIN (son of James Standrlngr and Mary
Howcll of Oldham, Lancashire, Eng.). Born April 27, 1828,
at Oldham. Came to Utah in 1862, A. Melton Musser com-

Married Rebecca Smith (daughter of William Smith and
Charlota Ford, pioneers 1867). She was born Feb. 20, 1828.
Their children: Edwin H. b. Sept. 1867, died; Mary Eliza-

beth b. Nov. 1878, d. 1879; John Edwin b. Feb. 24. 1881, m.
Mary Jane Hurly Jan. 21, 1903.

Missionary in U. S. 1876. Assisted in bringing immigrants
to Utah 1862. Chief clerk in People's Co-Operative Com-
pany in Lehi for many years. Died Nov. 20, 1888.

STANDRING. JOHN EDWIN (son of Edwin Standring and
Rebecca Smith). Born Feb. 24, 1881.

Married Mary Jane Hurley Jan. 21, 1903. Their children:
Mildred Viola b. Aug. 31, 1903; Elsie May b. Aug. 23, 1905;
Edwin Louis b. June 26, 1907; Frances Owen b. Feb. 1.
1910. Family home Lehi, Utah.

STANFORD, JOSEPH (son of Thomas Stanford and Eliza-
beth Barnett of Southwick, Sussex, Eng.). Born Aug. 16,
1834, at Southwick. Came to Utah Sept. 13, 1861, Joseph
Home company.

Married Elizabeth Young May 20, 1859, at Southwick
(daughter of Thomas Young and Margaret Martin of
England). She was born Dec. 26, 1836. Their children:
Joseph, d. Sept. 4, 1861; Thomas Y., m. Laura D. Horr; Eliza-
beth M., m. Hyrum H. Goddard; Amelia, m. Benjamin F.
Gwilliams; Marian N., m. Joseph Wilcox; Rachel Y., d.
Sept. 3, 1869; Eva, d. Sept. 6, 1870; Ida Laura, d. July 12,
1873; Josephine, d. March 21, 1878; Alice B., d. July 1, 1875;
George Y., m. Florence O'Neil. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Missionary to England 1852-61; high priest; member
Weber stake high council. County recorder for Weber
county 1878-82; also 1889-91; county commissioner 1900-04;
Ogden city alderman three terms; city councilman 10 years;
school trustee; member territorial legislature 1894-98. Mer-
chant. Died Feb. 11, 1909.

STANFORD, STEPHEN (son of Thomas Stanford and Eliza-
beth Barnett of Southwick, Eng.). Born Dec. 6, 1832,
Southwick. Came to Utah Sept. 13, 1861, Joseph Home com-

Married Louisa Foreman May, 1855, Dover, Kentshire,
Eng. (daughter of James and Mary Ann Foreman of Dover,
pioneers, Captain Smith company). She was born Dec. 26,
1832. Their children: Cyrus J. b. Jan. 31, 1856, m. Ella
Phippin; Louisa C. b. Dec. 12, 1858, m. Albert S. Ure; Har-
riett Esther b. on plains Aug. 16, 1861, m. William Shill;
Caroline S. b. Sept. 20, 1864, m. Charles Hyde; Thomas C. b.
Sept. 24, 1866, m. Ida Ivey; Stephen A. b. Oct. 20, 1868, m.
Martha Finch; Ruth M. b. Nov. 20. 1870, m. Charles Cromer;
Charlotte Eliza b. Oct. 10, 1872, died; Albert B. b. Aug. 30.
1874, m. Edith Rawson; James E. b. Nov. 20, 1876, died.

Married Jennie Barker Feb. 9, 1892, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of John Henry H. Barker and Anna Dunlap of Southamp-
ton. Eng.). She was born Jan. 19, 1860, and came to Utah
1890. They resided at Logan and Salt Lake City. Utah.

Missionary in England 1860-52. In charge of L. D. S.
immigration in Boston for several years. Member Utah
State Fair Association. Florist. Died Dec. 14, 1909, Salt
Lake City.

STANGER, GEORGE (son o: James Stanger and Isabella
Thompson of Faceby, Yorkshire, Eng.). Born Nov. 6. 1832,
at Faceby. Came to Utah 1855, Richard Ballantyne com-

Married Mary Etherington Feb. 13, 1865, Stocksley, Eng.
(daughter of John Etherington and Elizabeth Emsley of
Faceby, pioneers 1866, Secrist and Guymon company). She
was born Aug. 12, 1834. Their children: George W. b. Nov.
8, 1866; Alfred J. b. April 4, 1859; James b. Nov. 29, 1860;
Thomas E. b. Dec. 4, 1862; Mary A. b. Dec. 31, 1863; Joseph
E. b. March 3, 1866; Hyrum T. b. Jan. 26, 1868; Sarah E. b.
March 7, 1870; Albert E. b. March 13, 1872; Charles H. b.
June 21, 1874; Isabella J. b. Aug. 1, 1876; Susan b. Nov. 29,
1878. Family home Slaterville, Utah.

Member 60th quorum seventies; bishop's counselor.

STANGER, GEORGE W. (son of George Stanger and Mary
Etherington). Born Nov. 8, 1856, Ogden, Utah.

Married Sarah Ellen Knight Nov. 8, 1877, at Ogden
(daughter of John Knight and Sarah E. Taylor of Slater-
ville. Utah). She was born Sept. 26. 1860. Their children:
Sarah Ellen b. March 21, 1879; George Oscar b. March 28,
1880; Mary Millie b. Jan. 11, 1882; Mark Elmer b. March 19,
1885; Georgiana b. Aug. 24, 1883; John Rudger b. Oct. 18,
1888; Edward Marion b. Oct. 6, 1890; Don Carlos b. Feb. 16.
1892; Lula Althea b. March 21, 1894; James Cecil b. Jan. 28,
1897; Elsie Elizabeth b. Oct. 10, 1900. Family home Neeley,

Missionary to southern states 1886-88; high priest; dea-
con; bishop's counselor. Constable; road supervisor.
Farmer; stockralser.

STANGER, THOMAS (son of James Stanger and Isabella
Thompson of Faceby, Yorkshire, Eng., came to Utah 1869).
Born July 8, 1830, Faceby. Came to Utah Sept. 25, 1866,
Richard Ballantyne company.

Married Jane Wilson July 8, 1853. at Faceby (daughter
of John Wilson and Ann Irwin, who died at Swainby, Eng.).
She was born April 21, 1832. Their children: Annie E. b.
April 28, 1854, m. Adolph Layman Jan. 13, 1873; Thomas
James b. Oct. 4, 1856, m. Hannah Williams June 28, 1876;



John W. b. April 30, 1858, m. Ellen Hutchins Oct. 6, 1882;
William R. b. June 16, 1860, m. Mary Slater Aug. 8, 1883;
Isabella Jane b. Dec. 1, 1861, m. Hugh McLain June 15,
1882; Mary H. b. April 20, 1863, m. John Slater Nov. 30, 1881;
George E. b. March 19, 1865, m. Jane Sharp Jan. 7, 1891;
David H. b. Dec. 3, 1866. m. Caroline Wilson March 8, 1886;
Caroline R. b. June 19, 1869, m. Frank Shaw July 22, 1890;
Charles M. b. April 30, 1871, m. Mary Laughlin June 28,
1893; Reuben E. b. April 3, 1873, m. Mrs. Mary Stanger May
17, 1892. Family home Marriott, Utah.
Member 66th quorum seventies. Farmer.

STA1VWORTH, SAMUEL. Born 1836, Lancashire, Eng.
Came to Utah with oxteam.

Married Nancy Stanworth. They had nine children.
Family home Hinckley, Utah.

Worked as machinist for Joseph Smith at Nauvoo. As-
sisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Indian war veteran.
Called to assist in settling Clary, near St. George; and
later to Grafton. Died 1864, Grafton.

STANWORTH, SAMUEL, (son of Samuel and Nancy Stan-
worth). Born March 21, 1864, Duncan's Retreat.

Married Ellen Elders 1885 (daughter of Claybourn Eld-
ers), who was born June, 1869. They have six children.
Family home Hinckley, Utah.

Assisted financially in building St. George and Salt Lake
temples. Farmer and rancher.

STAPLES, JAMES (son of Henry Staples and Anne Staples
of England). Born Jan. 18, 1810. Came to Utah 1852.

Married Sarah Limerick, England (daughter of Richard
Limerick, pioneer 1852), who was born Aug. 14, 1804. Their
children: Anne b. April 3, 1831, m. Andrew Hooper; George
b. June 8, 1834, m. Lauraette Rappleye; Elizabeth b. Jan. 8,
1837, m. Simon Baker; James b. Feb. 14, 1840; Henry b. Dec.
11, 1843, m. Mary Duncanson. Family home, Salt Lake City.

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