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missionary company). She was born July 19, 1869, in North
Carolina. Their children: James Monroe b. May 17 1892-
Robert Henry b. March 19, 1897, and Sarah Elizabeth b'
April 20, 1900, both died; Nancy May b. April 30, 1907- Pearl
Ann b. Jan. 16, 1911. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Second counselor in bishopric of Riverdale ward. Road
supervisor Riverdale ward, 1913. Farmer.



STEPHENS, FRANK BRAY (son of Edwin Fessenden Ste-
phens and Sally Berry Ricker of Turner, Me.). Born Oct
14, 1855, Turner. Came to Utah June 8, 1888 '

Married Lunette Stebbins Dec. 6. 1883, Crete, Neb. (daugh-
ter of Daniel Willard Stebbins and Sarah Reynolds of Ot-
tumwa, Iowa). She was born Jan. 17, 1861. Their child-
Harold Montell, m. Virginia Bush. Family home. Salt Lake

President Salt Lake City Y. M. C. A. President Utah
Society, Sons of Revolution. Assistant United States attor-
ney; member board of police and fire commissioners Salt
Lake City, 1894-96; city attorney Salt Lake City, 1901-02-
regent of State University; aide to Gov. John C. Cutler at
first convention of governors called by President Roosevelt
Lawyer.



STEPHENS, JOHN (son of Alexander Stephens and Mary
Daily of Davis county [afterward called Rowan county],
N. C.). Born March 3, 1811, in Rowan county. Came to
Utah Oct. 14, 1851, captain of 10 in Orson Pratt company.

Married Elizabeth Briggs 1831 in Brown county, 111.
(daughter of John Briggs and Constance Peacock of
Rowan county). She was born March 14, 1812. Their chil-
dren: James O., m. Mary Stubblefield; m. Martha Wilson;
m. Dorthula C. Shupe; David H., m. Albertine Peterson; m.
Sophia L. Jensen; John C., m. Harriet O. Shaw; Almira C.
m. William Baker; Alexander N., m. Sarah Geen; m. Amina
Raymond; David M., m. Mary Clark; Elizabeth J.; Thomas
J., m. Susan Shupe; Constance A. m. Orson Eggleston; m.
Ether McBride; Solomon C., m. Mary E. Plncock; m. Zilpha
J. Heninger; William J. and George W. (twins), died.

High priest. Resided at Nauvoo, 111.; later at Council
Bluffs, Iowa, where he had a farm. Built first reservoir in
Weber Co., Utah, in 1856. Died Dec. 3, 1870, at Ogden, Utah.

STEPHENS, SOLOMON C. (son of John Stephens and Eliza-
beth Briggs). Born Sept. 1, 1850, Kanesville, Iowa. Came
to Utah with parents.

Married Mary E. Pincock Feb. 1, 1878, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Pincock and Isabella Douglas of Ogden).
She was born Nov. 8, 1851, at St. Louis, Mo. Their children:
Lottie M. b. March 3, 1879; Isabella D. b. May 3, 1882, m.
Heber Colman; Solomon C. b. May 7, 1884, m. Olive Stephens-
John P. b. Aug. 21, 1886; William P. b. Dec. 29, 1888; Eliza-
beth J. b. Aug. 22, 1892; Pearl and Ruby (twins) b. March
4, 1895. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Seventy; high priest; missionary to Georgia 1879-81.
Farmer; real estate dealer. Built about 500 houses in Ogden.
Author of "The Philosophy of the Earth and Man."



STEPHENS, JOHN B. (son of Bartholomae Stephens and
Mary Alingham of Ireland). Born Jan. 3, 1846, in Ireland.
Came to Utah in May, 1873.

Married Julia Mullin Feb. 7, 1875, Pioche, Nev. (daughter
of Thomas Mullin and Mary Neylon of Ireland). She was
born Jan. 14, 1855. Their children: Thomas B., m. Minnie
Holstein; William J.; Mamie B., m. Willard Hamer; Rose J.;
Alfred and Arthur, died; Mabel; Julia; Francis; Harry;
Bernon; Lawrence, died. Family home, Salt Lake City.

School trustee at Bingham, Utah. Mining.



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STEPHENS, THOMAS D. (son of Lewis Stephens and Sarah
Daniels of Liverpool, Eng.). Born January. 1837, in Wales.
Came to Utah Sept. 1, 1860, John Smith company.

Married Mary Ann Webb July 6, 1857, in Pennsylvania
(daughter of Joseph Webb and Mary Evans of Monmouth,
Eng.). She was born Nov. 30, 1834. Their children: Thomas,
d. aged 8; William, d. aged 10; Joseph, d. aged 4; Elizabeth,
d. infant; Alice, m. Henry Davis; Henry, d. infant; Louis,
d aged 8.

Seventy. Worked in church office at Liverpool, Eng.;
worked on Salt Lake temple. Farmer and dairyman; con-
tractor and builder.

STEPHENSON, FRANCIS MARION (son of Isaac Hender-
son Stephenson, born 1808, Jefferson county, Tenn., and
Mary Pugh, born May 9, 1806, Knoxville, Tenn.). He was
born Jan. 3, 1841, Knoxville. Came to Utah October, 1851,
Milo Andrus company.

Married Sarah Ann Bright Jan. 13, 1864, Richmond, Utah
(daughter of John Bright, died at Council Bluffs, Iowa, and
Susan Pugh, pioneer Sept. 15, 1852, Isaac Stewart com-
pany). She was born April 1, 1847. Their children: Susan
Eliza b. July 27, 1865, m. James M. Anderson Nov. 23, 1887;
Francis Marion, Jr., b. Sept. 26, 1867. m. Louisa Wheeler
Oct. 19, 1892; Sarah Matilda b. Jan. 2, 1870. d. March 19.
1891- George Quincy b. April 28, 1872, m. Olive Talbot Dec.
20, 1899; Alwilda b. June 2, 1874. d. March 27, 1891; Alnora
b. June 2, 1874, d. Jan. 25, 1891; William Parley b. June 13.
1876 d Feb. 21, 1878; John Henderson b. Oct. 25, 1878, d.
March 4, 1891; Chester Preston b. Sept. 6. 1880. d. Feb. 7,
1881; Joseph b. April 12, 1882, d. April 3, 1891: Henry b. Jan.
21 1885, d. Feb. 1, 1891; Effle b. Sept. 12, 1887. m. Asahel
Cheney Jan. 8, 1913. Family resided Richmond and Lewis-
Married Orpha Elvira White June 10, 1891, Logan, Utah
(daughter of John S. White, born Feb. 15, 1818, died June
B, 1907, and Ann Eliza Adalide Everett, born Aug. 30. 1832,
and died April 19, 1904, former a member of Mormon Bat-
talion). She was born Sept. 3, 1862. Their children: Schuy-
ler Wesley b. Aug. 13, 1892, d. April 18. 1908: Lawrence
Leslie b. Oct. 31, 1893, d. March 28, 1899; Linnie May b.
June 14, 1895; Blanche Nevella b. Sept. 15. 1897; Vincent
Edward b. Feb. 14, 1899; Millie Leone b. April 13. 1901; Lola
Bell b. March 15, 1904. Family home Lewiston, Utah.

Member 39th quorum seventies; missionary to northern
states 1895; high priest; teacher. Member Utah militia.

STEPHENSON, FRANCIS MARION, JR. (son of Francis
Marion Stephenson and Sarah Ann Bright). Born Sept. 26,
1867, Richmond, Utah.

Married Louisa Wheeler Oct. 19, 1892, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of George W. Wheeler and Hannah Humphreys, latter
pioneer, handcart company). She was born Dec. 16, 1874.
Their children: Verda Lucille b. Aug. 20, 1893; Esther
Luella b. June 12, 1895; Heber Francis b. July 2, 1897; Ora b.
June 13. 1899; Ralph Lamoin b. March 9, 1901; Edgar La-
verne b. July 20, 1903; Walter Shannon b. Aug. 18, 1904;
George Owen b. Feb. 22, 1907; Lois b. April 17, 1909; Milford
Wheeler b. Aug. 23. 1911. Family home Lewiston. Utah.

President 117th quorum seventies; missionary to southern
states 1896-97; ward and Sunday school teacher.



STEPHENSON, THOMAS CHRISTIAN (son of Stephen Peter-
son born 1788, Jerslev, Hjorring, Denmark, and Anne
Thompson, born 1788. Hellested, Denmark). Born June 14.
1825. Jerslev. Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1862, Christian A.
Madsen independent company.

Married Maren Simons in 1846 (daughter of Jensen Simons
and Mettle Johanna Jensen, married 1822, in Jerslev). She
was born Oct. 8, 1823. and died Feb. 11, 1862. Their chil-
dren: Stephen Peter b. April 8, 1847, d. Dec. 23, 1856; Anne
b. Dec. 12, 1848, m. Edward Stevens Dec. 14, 1868; Simon
b Aug 27, 1850, m. Rachel Stevens; Anthony b. April 5,
1852, m. Mary Ann Bennett March 9, 1874; James Jasper
b Aug 7 1853, m. Jane Bennett; Andrew b. March 27, 1855,
m Sarah Jane McKee; Peter b. Dec. 23, 1856, m. Jane String-
ham- Anne Thornene b. Dec. 1, 1858. d. at Florence June 25.
1862; Marthene b. Sept. 26, 1860, d. at Florence June 17.
1862. Family resided Deseret and Holden, Utah.

Died May 22, 1912, Halden Mlllard Co.. Utah.

STEPHENSON, SIMON (son of Thomas Christian Stephenson
and Maren Simons). Born Aug. 27, 1850, Jerslev. Hjorring,
Denmark. Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1862 with father.

Married Rachel Stevens Dec. 16, 1872, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Albert Stevens and Lettie McKee), who was
born Oct. 28, 1855. Their children: Simon Thomas b. Oct
26, 1873, m. Emma Louisa Ashby; Rachel Marinda b. Aug.
20, 1875, m. George W. Nixon; Lettie Armina b. Sept. 15,
1878, m. LeRoy Stevens; Joseph Albert b. Feb. 2, 1880, m.
Ruby Johnson; James Edward b. June 28, 1883, d. April 8,
1883- Elsie Maud b. Jan. 14, 1886, m. John Elmer Stevens;
Mabel b. April 18, 1888, m. Heber J. Webb; Martha Lavern
b March 2, 1890; Bruce Stevens b. June 9, 1892; Hazel Anne
b. Nov. 30, 1896; Jean b. May 29, 1898. Family home Holden,
Utah.

STEPHENSON, ANTHONY (son of Thomas Christian
Stephenson and Maren Simons). Born April 5, 1852, in Den-
mark. Came to Utah with brother.

Married Mary Ann Bennett March 9. 1874, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Bennett and Jane Roberts, pioneers Oct.
15, 1863, Samuel D. White company). She was born June 27,



1855. Their children: John Bennett b. April 19, 1875, died;
Jane Marinda b. April 16, 1877, m. Rodney Badger Ashby
Sept. 29, 1898; Anthony Edward b. March 24, 1879, m. Ussier
Johnson April 12. 1900; Mary Elizabeth b. Sept. 17, 1881, m.
Joseph Anderson Nov. 7, 1906; James Abner b. Feb. 13. 1884,
m. Josephine Badger March 22, 1906; Emily Ann b. Dec. 30,
1886, d. March 24, 1888; Catherine Amanda b. Feb. 15, 1889;
Ormus William b. Feb. 2, 1892; Eva Ruth b. Nov 17, 1894;
Joseph Mabben b. Oct. 18, 1897; Clara Emeline. b. Jan. 27,
1901. Family home Holden, Utah.

STEPHENSON, ANDREW (son of Thomas Christian
Stephenson and Maren Simons). Born March 27, 1855, in
Denmark.

Married Sarah Jane McKee Dec. 13. 1877, St. George, Utah
(daughter of James McKee and Matilda Sweat of Holden,
Utah). She was'born Oct. 6, 1856. Their children: Sarah
Matilda b. Sept. 26, 1878, m. Ephraim Dastrup May 3, 1899;
Amy Armina b. Sept. 14, 1880; Clarissa Ann b. Nov. 28, 1882;
David Andrew b. April 23, 1886, d. Nov. 10, 1886; Mercy b.
Sept. 13, 1888. Family home Holden, Utah.

President lllth quorum of seventies 1897-1909; high priest,
missionary to Denmark 1905-1907. Worked on St. George
Temple 1875-1877; carpenter. Died Aug. 26. 1912.



STEVENS, CHARLES HENRY ROBINSON (son of Thomas
Stevens and Johannah Robinson of Cheltenham, Gloucester-
shire, Eng.). Born Aug. 16, 1837, at Cheltenham. Came to
Utah August, 1854, Van Etten freight train.

Married Fanny Hannah Paskett Aug. 26, 1864, Henefer,
Utah (daughter of James Pope Paskett and Charlotte Buck-
ingham of Tedperry, Gloucestershire, pioneer 1868). She
was born Oct. 21, 1841. Their children: Charlotte Ann b.
July 3, 1865 (d. Oct. 15, 1884), m. Richard Wickel, Jr.; Sarah
Jane b. April 1, 1867, m. Charles Henry Anderton; Charles
Henry Robinson b. May 7, 1869; Salina Johannah R. b. July
25, 1871, m. James Keppin; Thomas James R. b. May 25,
1874. m, Virginia Jones; John Paskett R. b. Dec. 31, 1876,
m. Gertrude Wright; Caroline Elizabeth b. Aug. 7, 1878, m.
George Ackerman; William Tunley R. b. Nov. 16, 1880, m.

Emily P. ; Norah Buckingham R. b. Jan. 13, 1883, d.

April 2, 1902; Fanny May b. May 1, 1885, m. Thomas R.
Porter. Family home Henefer, Utah.

Member 23d and 27th quorums seventies. Went to Denver
with Major Russell's flour team 1860, continued to Omaha
1861; went to Missouri with Jacob Gates and Claudius Spen-
cer, where they bought stock for immigrant teams to be
used crossing the plains. Brought the Wright train of
freight with a few families to Utah 1861; went to Weeping
Willow for immigrants 1864. First lieutenant of cavalry
in Black Hawk Indian war 1865-67; scouted against Ban-
nock Indians 1862. Road supervisor two terms; watermas-
ter; registration officer; judge of election; deputy assessor.



STEVENS, HENRY B. Came to Utah 1850.

His children: Henry B., m. Elizabeth Whitlock; Chloe, m.
Andrew Jackson Allred; James; Ellsha, m. Miss Lamb.
Family home San Pete, Utah.

High priest. Farmer and peddler. Died August, 1906,
Ephraim, Utah.

STEVENS, HENRY B. (son of Henry B. Stevens). Came to
Utah 1850.

Married Elizabeth R. Whitlock 1854, at Ephraim (daugh-
ter of Andrew Whitlock and Hannah Allred, former pioneer
September 1862, Thomas Tidwell company). She was born
1834. Their children: Helen, m. Christian Anderson; Olive;
Lula, m. Parley Christensen; Malinda b. Jan. 26, 1866, m.
Adelbert Oviatt. Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Elder. Farmer. Died Aug. 1, 1909, at Ephraim.



STEVENS, LYMAN. Came to Utah 1847, contingent of Mor-
mon Battalion.

Married Martha Durfee (daughter of Edmund Durfee and
Miss Pickle). Their children: John, d. aged 2; Reuben
L., m. Lydia Gribble; Hyrum S., m. Deborah Lemmon;
Edmond. d. aged 1; Joseph S., m. Abigail M. King; Amos
H., m. Elmina Behunin; Ezra W., m. Edith Lemmon; Charles
F., m. Olive DeMill. Family home Cedar Fort, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Lucina, Salt Lake City. Only child:
Nathan Henry. Family home Tooele, Utah.

Married Mariah Perkins, Ephraim, Utah. Only child:
Olive, m. Joseph Croffs. Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Seventy; -bishop's counselor, Holliday ward and Camp
Floyd; high priest. Walker war veteran. Farmer. Died
April 1886, Ferron, Utah.

STEVENS, HYRUM (son of Lyman Stevens and Martha
Durfee). Came to Utah with oxteam company.

Married Deborah Lemmon (daughter of James Lemmon).
Their children: Wallace, m. Olive Strong; Mira Louisa, m.
F W. Cox 3d; Martha, m. Thomas Marker; Heber, m. Lucy

; Vilate, m. William Lamb; m. Lincoln Gray. Family

home Ferron, Utah.

Married Anna Wardle, who was born 1861. Their chil-
dren: Joseph; Rose; Deby; John; Zial; Nettie; Ira; Frank;

Seventy. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war. Sheriff Iron
county, Utah. Farmer.



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STEVENS, JOSEPH S. (son of Lyman Stevens and Martha
Durfee). He was born March 12, 1845, Yellroom, Hancock
county, 111. Came to Utah 1849, oxteam company.

Married Abigail M. King Aug. 12. 1865, Circleville, Utah
(daughter of Eleazer King and Mary Caroline Fowler),
who was born Sept. 16, 1849. Their children: Martha Caroline
b. April 30, 1866, m. Fred Olsen; Abigail M. b. March 25,
1868, d. aged 12; Joseph S. b. May 11, 1870, m. Clara Wrigley;
George W. b. Jan. 19, 1873, m. Catherine Richards; Mary Jane
b. March 25, 1875, m. David O. Morgan; Charles F. b. June 2,
1877, d. aged 10; John E. b. Jan. 7, 1880, m. Annie Swenson;
James L. b. Sept. 28, 1882. m. Effle Petty; Huldah L. b.
April 20. 1885, m. William Stringham; Lillie J. b. March 21.
1890, m. Melvin Petty. Family resided Ephraim and Ferron,
Utah.

Veteran Walker and Black Hawk wars. Constable at
Mayfleld one term and at Ferron two terms. Farmer; stock-
raiser; apiarist.



STEVENS, SIDNEY (son of James Stevens, born Feb. 5,
1797, Nunney, Somersetshire, and Hannah Martin, born
January 1797, Liverpool, Eng., married about 1821). Born
June 18, 1839, Nunney, Somersetshire. Came to Utah Oct.
3, 1863, Daniel D. McArthur company.

Married Mary Jane Thick May 22, 1863, Liverpool, Eng.
(daughter of William Thick and Lydia Savery of Hammon,
Eng., married about 1829). She was born May 13, 1838,
and came to Utah with husband. Their children: Sidney
Orson b. Aug. 28, 1864, m. Tyra Tates March 10, 1903; Frank
Joseph b. Feb. 10, 1866, m. Mary Priscilla West April 23,
1888 (died); m. Aggie Herrick June 5, 1895; Alice Mary b.
Nov. 16, 1867, m. Walter Thomas Warren Dec. 22, 1886; Bessie
Roxanna b. Sept. 18, 1869, m. Gideon T. Alvord Jan. 20,
1889; Nettie Rozina b. Sept. 18, 1869, m. Frank H. DePuy
Feb. 8, 1903; Sarah Kate b. Sept. 9, 1871, m. Augustus V.
Curby May 27, 1903; Charles Henry b. Aug. 18, 1873, m.
Mary E. Harrington Sept. 11, 1901; Lillian Eva b. July 21,
1875, m. Hyrum Adolph Sodenberg Nov. 8, 1911; James
William b. Aug. 13, 1877, m. Lillian Foulger June 5, 1912;
Elizabeth Emeline b. July 31, 1879, m. Edward Paul Jonea
June 16, 1902; Albert Ulman Samuel b. Nov. 26, 1881; Walter
Frederick b. May 30, 1883, m. Amanda Sidonia Alsten June
22, 1910. Family home, 2562 Adams ave.. Ogden, Utah.

Assistant Sunday school superintendent at North Ogden
1869; counselor In bishopric of North Ogden ward 1875;
home missionary. Postmaster at North Ogden several
terms. Established tannery yard and leather manufactory
and later engaged In lumber, grain, implement and vehicle
business, extending his business to Logan, Utah, and Preston
and Montpelier, Idaho. Erected the first three-story busi-
ness block in Ogden 1878. Was prominent in club life and
business and municipal affairs at the time of his demise
at Ogden, May 21, 1910.

STEVENS, SIDNEY ORSON (son of Sidney Stevens and Mary
Jane Thick). Born Aug. 28, 1864, Kaysville, Utah.

Married Tyra Yates March 10, 1903, Millville, Utah (daugh-
ter of Frederick and Sarah M. Yates, former pioneer 1857,
Jacob Officer company, latter came to Utah October 1873).
She was born March 4, 1882, Millville, Utah. Their children:
Helen Yates b. Jan. 29, 1904; Sidney Paul b. Feb. 17, 1905;
Max DePuy b. April 25, 1907; Margaret Elizabeth b. Aug.
10, 1909; Eleanor b. Jan. 21, 1912. Family resided North
Ogden, Ogden City and Logan, Utah.

Manager Sidney Stevens Mercantile Co. at North Ogden
1884-90, and also of the same company at Logan 1894. City
councilman Logan, two terms.

STEVENS FRANK JOSEPH (son of Sidney Stevens and Mary
Jane Thick). Born Feb. 10, 1866, at North Ogden, Utah.

Married Mary Priscilla West April 23, 1888, at Ogden, Utah
(daughter of Chauncy W. West and Sarah Covington, both
of Ogden, pioneers Sept. 1862, Captain Smoot company).
She was born April 3, 1870, died Aug. 25, 1893. Their chil-
dren: Ada Adelia b. Jan. 18, 1889, m. Walker B. Scoville;
Frank Joseph b. June 7, 1892. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married Aggie Herrick June 5, 1895, at Ogden, Utah
(daughter of Lester J. Herrick and Agnes McQuarrie, both
of Ogden, Utah, pioneers September 1850, Jesse B. Martin
company). She was born Nov. 18, 1870. Their children:
Lester James b. Oct. 7, 1897; Sidney Alan b. June 17, 1899;
Agnes b. Sept. 29, 1901; Virginia b. Oct. 29, 1903. Family
home Ogden, Utah.

Engaged in agricultural implement business with the
Sidney Stevens Implement Company 1887; vice president and
general manager of the Sideny Stevens Implement Com-
pany.

STEVENS. CHARLES HENRY (son of Sidney Stevens and
Mary Jane Thick). Born Aug. 18, 1873, at North Ogden,
Utah.

Married Mary Emeroy Harrington Sept. 11, 1901, at Ogden,
Utah (daughter of Charles Harrington and Helen Emeroy
Craigue, both of Ogden, Utah, since 1890). She was born
Jan. 11, 1880. Their children: Charles Sidney b. Feb. 29,
1904; Helen Emeroy b. Dec. 28, 1906. Family home Ogden,
Utah.

Secretary of the Sidney Stevens Implement Company;
engaged in the agricultural implement business for about
20 years.

STEVENS. WALTER F. (son of Sidney Stevens and Mary
Jane Thick). Born May 30, 1883, at North Ogden, Utah.
Married Amanda Sidonia Olsten June 22, 1910, at Mantl,



Utah (daughter of William H. Olsten and Lodicy A. Griffln),
vrho was born Aug. 22, 1886. Their children: Walter Her-
bert b. April 1, 1911; Helen Sidonia b. March 17, 1913.

STEVENS, WILLIAM (son of Thomas Stevens and Ann
Lock of Somersetshire, Eng.). Born Dec. 23, 1819, in Somer-
setshire. Came to Utah 1860.

Married Emma Crowden 1846, Bridgwater, Somersetshire
(daughter of Isaac Crowden and Charlotte Brewer of Somer-
setshire), who was born June 27, 1825. Their children:
Sarah Ann, m. Hyrum Mecham; William Henry, m. Eliza
Horton; Ellen Christene, m. John Neel; Emeline Augusta,
m. Daniel Blgelow; Simon Percival, d. aged 45; Thomas
Isaac, m. Emma Wooley; Franklin Theophilus, d. aged 19;
Abigail Charlotte, m. Charles T. Watterson. Family resided
Wanship and Oakley, Utah.

Member seventies. Blacksmith and farmer. Died March
1900, at Oakley.



STEVENS, WILLIAM (son of Roswell Stevens of New York
and Slbbell Spencer of Pennsylvania, and Upper Canada,
moved to Hancock county, 111.). Born Oct. 1, 1799, Herki-
mer county, N. Y. Came to Utah Oct. 4, 1850, William Snow
company.

Married Marlnda Thomas Sept. 2, 1827, Mount Pleasant,
Upper Canada (daughter of David Thomas of Mount Pleas-
ant, Upper Canada). She was born June 27, 1809; died June
27, 1848. Their children: Albert b. Dec. 16, 1829, m. Lettie
McKee 1852; Walter b. Jan. 17, 1831. m. Abigail Holman
1854; William b. Feb. 14, 1832, m. Elizabeth Seley 1854;
Elanor b. July 26, 1833, d. 1844; Rachel b. Dec. 1, 1834,
m. John Holman 1857; Jonathan b. July 2, 1836, d. Feb.
1838; Sarah Anna b. July 24, 1838, m. Matthew McCuen 1855;
David Riley b. Nov. 21, 1839, m. Caroline Felshaw 1861;
Edward b.'Aug 1 . 26, 1841, m. Annie Stephenson 1868; Eliza
b. 1843, d. 1848; Amos b. 1846, d. 1847; Alma b. 1848, d. Aug.
1848.

Member high priest quorum. Member territorial legisla-
ture in 1856-57. Farmer and stockraiser. Died Feb. 5,
1877, Hoden Utah.

STEVENS, ALBERT (son of William Stevens and Marinda
Thomas). Born Dec. 16, 1829.

Married Lettie McKee. Salt Lake City, Utah (daughter
of Thomas McKee, Holden, Utah). Their children: Albert
Jr. b. Sept. 27, 1853, m. Sept. 3, 1883; Rachel; Mary; David;
James; George; Martha; Lettie. Family home Holden,
Utah.

Farmer. Died March 6, 1910, Holden, Utah.

STEVENS, EDWARD (son of William Stevens and Marinda
Thomas). Born Aug. 26, 1841, in Illinois. Came to Utah
1850 with father in William Snow company.

Married Annie Stephenson Dec. 14, 1868, Salt Lake City,
Utah (daughter of Thomas C. Stephenson and Marinda
Simenson, pioneers, C. M. Madison company). She was born
Dec. 12, 1848, in Denmark. Their children: Marinda b. Oct.
20, 1870; Edward F. b. Nov. 14, 1874, m. Emma M. Robins
1898; Sarah Armina b. June 17, 1876, m. Mary R. S. Ninon
1906; William T. b. Dec. 7, 1877; J. A. Stevens b. Dec. 10,
1879; Bertha E. b. June 18, 1883; Florence A. b. Aug. 4, 1885:
Clara M. b. Feb. 27, 1889. Family home Millard county,
Utah.

Member elder quorum. Assisted in bringing immigrants
to Utah; missionary to Virginia 1879-1881. County com-
missioner of Millard Co., Utah; school trustee. Farmer
and stockraiser. Living at Holden, Millard Co., Utah.



STEVENSON, EDWARD (son of Joseph Stevenson and
Elizabeth Stevens of Gibralter, England). Born May 1, 1820.
Gibralter. Came to Utah Sept. 2, 1847 he was captain of
ten in C. C. Rich's company.

Married Nancy Areta in 1844, Nauvoo, 111. (daughter of
Sanford Porter and Nancy Warriner of Nauvoo, latter a
pioneer Oct. 2, 1847, C. C. Rich company). She was born
Aug. 8, 1825, Trumbull county, Ohio. Their children: Nephi
P., m. Louisa Stewart; Eliza, m. John R. Stewart; Edward
A., m. Emeline Stewart; Nancy, d. infant; Joseph E., m.
Mary A. Richards. Family home 14th ward. Salt Lake City.

Married Emily E. Williams 1857, Salt Lake Endowment
House. Daniel H. Wells officiating (daughter of Daniel R.
Williams and Electa C. Briggs of Nauvoo, 111., pioneers
September 1852, Henry Miller company). She was born
Sept. 23, 1841. Their children: Electa M., m. George Man-
waring, m. Frederick Stiner; Henry R., m. Hannah R. Buck-
waiter; William O., d. aged two; Emily Rosella, m. Franols
McDonald; Daniel W., d. infant; John W., m. Sarah Perry;
Eugene E., m. Etta Staples; Lester A., m. Bertha Starley;
Hyrum S., m. Mary Slaughter; Ernest E., m. Emma Walker;
Harriet L., m. Franklin Walker. Family home Breriton
ward, Big Cottonwood, Utah.

Member first council of seventies, 1894-97; high priest;
home missionary in Utah, Idaho and Arizona twelve years;
senior president 30th quorum seventies; missionary to the
States, 1857-58 and 1869-70; to Canada in 1872; to southern
states 1877-78; in United States and Canada, 1883-84; and
in United States and Europe in 1886; crossed the plains
nineteen times, and the Atlantic ocean nine times, doing:
missionary work; organized branch of the church at Gibral-
ter, Spain, in 1852. Took part in Echo Canyon trouble;
chaplain in militia. Tinsmith, apiarist, manufacturer and
farmer. Died Jan. 27, 1897.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



STEVENSON, JOSEPH ECHO (son of Edward Stevenson and
Nancy Porter). Born Oct. 1, 1S57, fourteenth ward. Salt
Lake City.

Married Mary Alice Richards Dec. 8, 1881, Salt Lake En-
dowment House, Franklin D. Richards officiating (daughter
of Franklin D. Richards and Mary Thompson of Nauvoo.
111., who came to Utah Oct. 19, 1848, captain of his own com-
pany). She was born July 5, 1863. Their children: Joseph
W. b. Oct. 23, 1887, d. infant: Orson b. March 2, 1889, d.
Infant; Frank J. b. April 22, 1891; Clarence C. b. March 14.
1893; Merlon L. b. Oct. 18, 1895; Dewey W. b. Jan. 2, 1898;
Roy S. b. May 23, 1900. Family home Holliday, Utah.

Member 35th quorum seventies at Morgan City. County
superintendent of schools of Morgan county. Morgan city
councilman. Rancher and miner.



STEVENSON, JAMES (son of Joseph Stevenson of Leicester-
Shire, Eng., and Elizabeth Stevens of London, Eng. mar-
ried June 28, 1812). Born Aug. 12, 1830, at Albany, N. T.



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