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dard and Anna Telford). Born Oct. 25, 1852, Bountiful, Utah.

Married Hannah E. Bowman Jan. 19, 1874, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Hyrum W. Bowman and Hannah Wilson of
Richmond), who was born Oct. 19, 1855. Their children:
Hannah Rebecca b. Dec. 1874, m. Edwin L. Larson; Anna
Victora b. May 19, 1876, m. Carl A. Olson; William Henry
b. Nov. 13, 1800, m. Cathrine Coffin; Flossie Dean b. Feb.
12, 1882, died; Joseph Duncan b. Aug. 10, 1884, m. Maud
E. Fox; George Brigham b. Oct. 5, 1885, m. Grace Van
Leuven; John Telford b. Jan. 9, 1887, m. Edna Crockett;
Jennie Vene b. June 23, 1889, m. Charles A. Royter; Charles
b. Nov. 18, 1891; Mary; Edith, died. Family home Richmond,
Utah.

High priest; ward teacher. Farmer.

STODDARD, WILLIAM HENRY (son of George Henry Stod-
dard and Hannah E. Bowman). Born Nov. 13, 1880, Rich-
mond, Utah.

Married Cathrine Coffin Aug. 29, 1901, Pocatello, Idaho



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(daughter of William Coffin and Sephrona Hunt of Cam-
bridge, Idaho), who was born July 5, 1882. Their children:
Telford S. b. July 7, 1902; Estella M. b. Nov. 22, 1903; Leone
S. b. Sept. 11, 1905; George H. b. Sept. 2, 1907; Roscoe b.
April 25, 1909; David W. b. Aug. 11, 1911. Family home
Grant, Idaho.

Bishop's counselor. Farmer.



STODDARD, JUDSOJT LYMAN (son of Lyman Stoddard).
Born April 13, 1823, at Bastard, Canada. Came to Utah 1848,
Brigham Young company.

Married Rhoda Chase in Kirtland, Utah (daughter of
Issac Chase, pioneer 1848). She was born Sept. 29, 1830.
Their children: Judson Lyman Jr.; Marion L.; Elanthropy;
Lewis Arden. Family home Farmington, Utah.

Veteran Black Hawk Indian war; brought first news to
Brigham Young of coming of Johnston's army. County
attorney 1858. Died Jan. 10, 1869.

STODDARD, JUDSON LYMAN (son of Judson Lyman Stod-
dard and Rhoda Chase). Born May 22, 1849, Salt Lake City.

Married Alice Cottrell Jan. 1, 1869, Farmington, Utah
(daughter of Samuel Cottrell and Elenor Taylor of Farming-
ton, pioneers 1853), who was born Feb. 5, 1851. Their chil-
dren: Judson H. b. Oct. 24, 1869; Samuel b. Sept. 6, 1871;
Alice Lena b. Nov. 14, 1873; Rhoda H. b. Jan. 28, 1875; Chloe
b. Oct. 3, 1878; Sheldon U. b. Nov. 14, 1882; Ellas b. July 27,
1885; Phoebe A. b. Aug. 19, 1893; Clara b. Oct. 24, 1897.
Family home, Farmington.

Member 84th quorum seventies; missionary to Montana
1898. Farmer.



STOKER, JOHN (son of John Stoker, of Doncaster, York-
shire, Eng., who was born June 15, 1815). Born Aug. 4,
1856, Doncaster, Yorkshire, Eng. Came to Utah August,
1893.

Married Clara Swaby Aug. 4, 1882, Normanton, Eng.
(daughter of George Swaby and Elizabeth Bean Swaby).
Their children: John William, m. Ruby Davis; Harry S., m.
Janette Gilchrist; Dorothy E., m. Hanmer J. White; Olive M.,
m. Ebben R. Speer; Clara L. Family home Lehi, Utah.

Ordained bishop of Lehi fourth ward 1903. Lehi city
treasurer, 1909-1911. Farmer.



STOKER, WILUAM (son of David Stoker and Barbara
Graybill of Ohio). Born March 26, 1819, in Jackson Co.,
Ohio. Came to Utah in 1852, Isaac Stewart company.

Married Almira Winegar 1838, in Missouri (daughter of
Samuel Winegar and' Rhoda Cummins of Palmyra and
Spanish Fork, Utah, pioneers 1852, Isaac Stewart company).
She was born Feb. 27, 1818. Their children: Samuel D.,
m. Elizabeth Jones; William A., m. Martha Larsen; Susan
A., m. Thomas Riley; Michael, m. Almira J. Wilson; Sarah,
d. infant; Emily J., m. Robert M. Boyack; Almira, m. Warren
E. Davis; John S., m. Mary E. West. Family home Spanish
Fork, Utah.

President 50th quorum seventies 20 years. City council-
man two terms. Farmer. Died May 19, 1892.



STOKES, CHRISTOPHER (son of John Stokes and Rachel
Rogers of Trowbridge, Wiltshire, Eng.). Born Dec. 19, 1830,
at Trowbridge. Came to Utah in 1853, John Daily company,
which brought paper for "Deseret News."

Married Rosella Nebeker Nov. 4, 1864, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Nebeker and Lurena Fitzgerald of Ver-
milion county. 111., pioneers Sept. 26, 1847, George B. Wal-
lace company). She was born Oct. 3, 1845, and came to Utah
with parents. Family home, Salt Lake City.

High priest; elder; block teacher; missionary to Ireland,
1852-53. Veteran Echo Canyon campaign with militia.
Freighter, worked at the Godbe Pitts Drug Co. 17 years.



STOKES, JEREMIAH (son of William and Elizabeth Stokes,
Heath, Eng.). He was born Nov. 9, 1819, Bolsover, Derby-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah 1859, James Brown company.

Married Fanny Walker in 1836, Bolsover, Eng. (daughter
of Robert and Elizabeth, who came to Utah with hus-
band). She was born March 15, 1819. Their children:
Robert, m. Ann Wilson; John, died; Thomas, m. Ellen L.
Canfleld; Elizabeth; Tamer, m. John McGuire; William, d.
Infant; Jeremiah, m. Josephine Olsen; Fanny; Alvin Syl-
vester, d. infant; Sarah Ann, m. Lewis Andrus. Family
home Draper, Utah.

Member high priests quorum seventies; president lesser
priesthood at Draper. Farmer. Died July 1, 1875.

STOKES THOMAS (son of Jeremiah Stokes and Fanny
Walker). Born Nov. 13, 1842, at Belsover, Eng.). Came to
Utah Aug. 29, 1859, James Brown company.

Married Ellen L. Canfleld Sept. 6, 1870, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Cyrus C. Canfleld and Clarissa L. Jones,
former pioneer, contingent Mormon Battalion 1849; latter
with Heber C. Kimball's company. 1848). She was born
September 2, 1850. Their children: Thomas Justin b. Sept.
6, 1871; Clara Viola, b. Jan. 28, 1873; Eugene Canfleld b. Oct.



14, 1874; Fanny Mellissa b. Aug. 8, 1877; last four died;
Royal Wells b. May 4, 1879, m. Mary Boberg; Joseph Frank-
lin b. Sept. 5, 1881, m. Sadie Jenkins; Marie Louisa b. Jan.

15, 1884, m. Howard Phelp; Archibald Legrand b. July 24,
1886, m. Mary Heward; Marcus Albert b. Nov. 1, 1888, m.
Florence Meyers; Orson Arnold b. June 5, 1890; Bertha
Anetta b. Feb. 19, 1893. Family home Draper, Utah.

Member 73rd quorum seventies; missionary to England
1905; high priest; superintendent Draper Sunday school
1906-08. Veteran Black Hawk war. Assisted immigration
to Utah 1866. Farmer.



STOJTE, JOSEPH ADAMS (son of Calvin Gideon Stone and
Jane Elizabeth King, Pilot Mountain, Surry county, N. C.).
Born Nov. 30, 1853, at Pilot Mountain. Came to Utah 1873,
independent company.

Married Phoebe Belinda Taylor Oct. 15, 1871, Surry
county, N. C. (daughter of James Taylor and Nancy Hiatt,
who came to Utah 1873, independent company). She was
born May 1, 1854. Their children: Nancy Jane, m. Henry
Sabin; Charles Walter, Daisy M. Gardner; Joseph Oliver,
m. Emma Christena Larson; James Calvin, m. Lucy Dredge
Roberts; Robert Henderson, m. Lillian Allred; Effle Ann,
m. James Christensen; Maggie Angeline, m. Frank Jones;
Wesley Ervin.

Married Mary Johnson March 12, 1902, Salt Lake City,
Utah (daughter of Ole C. and Nellie Johnson, of Berg, Nor-
way, came to Utah September, 1878, independent company).
She was born April 26, 1884. Their children: Lynn Adams;
Zella May; Nora Mary. Families resided Salem, Utah.

Married Caroline Augusta Johnson Jan. 11, 1893, Manti,
Utah (daughter of Nellie Larsen, Berg, Norway; came to
Utah September, 1878, independent company). She was born
May 10, 1870. Their children: Phebe Minerva; Nellie
Elizabeth; Laura Augusta; Louisa Viola.

Member seventies; missionary to southern states 1899-
1900. Ward teacher; school trustee. Director canal board;
member Salem town board. Farmer and fruit grower.

STONE, JOSEPH OLIVER (son of Joseph Adams Stone and
Phoebe Belinda Taylor). Born Nov. 7, 1876, Salem, Utah.

Married Emma Christena Larson Jan. 19, 1898, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Niels Larson and Bangta Flygare, latter
pioneer 1862). Born July 21, 1875. Their children: Arvil
Oliver b. Nov. 20, 1898; Clonide Morris b. May 4, 1902; Harry
Melvin b. March 7, 1905. Family home Vineyard, Utah
Co., Utah.

Bishop's counselor; superintendent Sunday school; bishop;
ward clerk; president M. I. A. Corporal Idaho National
Guards. School trustee. President Union Dairy Co. and
Vineyard Amusement Co.



STONE, AMOS PEASE (son of Amos Sheldon Stone, born
July 21, 1777, North Madison, Conn., died Nov. 28, 1836,
Stockbridge, Mass., and Rachel Pease, born Sept. 9, 1780,
Canaan, Columbia county, N. Y., died May 17, 1851, Rich-
mond, Mass., married April 19, 1801, at Canaan). Born March
18, 1815, Canaan, N. Y. Came to Utah Sept. 30, 1850, Joseph
Young company.

Married Amelia Bishop March 30, 1838, North Haven,
Conn, (daughter of Azariah Bishop, born April 20, 1783, died
Feb. 23, 1864, at North Haven, Conn., and Content Blakeslee,
born Sept. 24, 1793, died Dec. 20, 1848, at North Haven,
married April 2, 1809). She was born June 10, 1819, North
Haven, Conn., died Dec. 29, 1845, at New Haven. Their
children: Emily Amelia b. Jan. 4, 1839, m. Newton Tuttle
April 7, 1855; Charles Amos b. Dec. 27, 1840, d. March 24,
1842; Harman b. July 3, 1843, d. Jan. 13, 1844; Merab b.
Sept. 26, 1845, m. Thomas Richardson 1864.

Married Minerva Leantine Jones Feb. 1, 1846, Hamden,
Conn, (daughter of Merlin Jones, born May 16. 1795, North
Haven, Conn., died Dec. 4, 1879, Ogden, Utah, and Roxana
Ives, born April 17, 1799, at Wallingford, Conn., died Aug.
5, 1866, at Ogden, married Aug. 17, 1820, at Wallingford;
former, pioneer 1852). She was born June 4, 1822, at Wal-
lingford, and died Aug. 17, 1867, at Ogden. Their children:
Olive Ann b. April 8, 1847, m. Joseph Parry Nov. 20, 1866;
Amos Ives b. Sept. 1, 1849, m. Emilar Webb Nov. 26, 1876;
Minerva Pease b. Nov. 29, 1851, m. Ambrose Shaw Jan. 1,
1875; Merlin Jones b. Nov. 26, 1853, m. Maria Baker Jan. 17,
1878; Cordelia Hotchkiss b. May 21. 1856, d. Feb. 15. 1858;
Sylvia b. July 11, 1859, m. Irvin T. Alvord Nov. 18, 1885;
Friend b. Jan. 5, 1862, (d. Sept. 25, 1907), m. Josephine John-
son April 29, 1883; Vincy Rice b. Jan. 16, 1864, m. Jamea
John Barker May 16, 1888.

Married Dinah Rawlins Dec. 31, 1852, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Robert Rawlins of Wiltshire, Eng., and Eliza-
beth Moody, born Feb. 14, 1877, at Lanford, Wiltshire). She
was born July 26, 1816, in Wiltshire, and died May 28, 1893,
at Ogden, Utah. Their children: Elizabeth b. Sept. 27,
1853, m. David M. Moore Dec. 3, 1871; Julia Ann b. Oct. 16,
1855, d. May 7, 1858; Lewis Pease b. Nov. 13, 1857, m. Amelia
L. Smith Feb. 14, 1881.

Married Sarah Spencer Sept. 18, 1865, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Spencer, born May 7, 1810, Whittlebury,
and died Sept. 16, 1887, Stanion, Northamptonshire, Eng.,
and Sarah Chapman, born Nov. 19, 1818, and died 1888, at
Bridgstock, Eng.). She was born Dec. 8, 1844, Stanion,
Eng., and came to Utah Oct. 4, 1863, John W. Woolley com-
pany. Their children: Laura Jane b. April 13, 1867, m.
Henry Tribe, June, 1897; Bernard Spencer b. Sept. 3. 1869,
m. Mary Maria Newman Oct. 12, 1896; Clarence John b.



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July 1, 1872, m. Edith Rolstone Burt August, 1897; Matilda
May b. Sept. 6, 1875, d. June 16, 1877. Family home Ogden,

Settled at Bountiful 1850, moved to Ogden 1857. First
president of the Mound Fort ward at Ogden. Blacksmith;
farmer and fruitgrower. Died March 17, 1890.

STONE, BERNARD SPENCER (son of Amos Pease Stone
and Sarah Spencer). Born Sept. 3, 1869, Ogden, Utah.

Married Mary Maria Newman Oct. 12, 1896, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Henry James Newman, horn July 22, 1853,
in London, Eng., and Josephine Brown, born Jan. 8, 1858,
Ogden, Utah; pioneers Nov. 9, 1856. Abraham O. Smoot com-
pany). She was born Jan. 1, 1877, Ogden, Utah. Their chil-
dren: Grace b. May 12, 1900; Hazel May b. Jan. 12, 1903;
Bernard Amos b. July 5, 1911. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Wholesale and retail dealer in coal and ice.



STOXE, WIL.LJAM GILLARD (son of John Stone and Anna
D. Gillard, Castlecary, Somersetshire, Eng.). Born Jan. 28,
1821, Castlecary. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1866, William
Henry Chipman company.

Married Jane Stride May 15, 1841, Castlecary, Eng. (daugh-
ter of Samuel Stride and Jane Rochester of Ditehet, Somer-
setshire, Eng). Their children: William Sidney b. Jan. 21,
1842, m. Emma Biddle; Mary Jane b. Dec. 27, 1844, m. Joseph
H. Gough; Henry John b. Dec. 15, 1846, m. Larson Louisa
Stratton; Samuel Seth b. April 20, 1849, m. Alice Wiscome;
Joseph Paul b. Dec. 2, 1851, m. Mary Kilburn; Edgar Dewer
b. April 8, 1855, m. Ann Eliza Gale; Nephi Napper b. March
6, 1858, d. May 8, 1860; Cyrus Herbert b. Jan. 21, 1861, m.
Augusta E. Peterson; Frederick G. b. Sept. 10, 1865, m.
Hester Hutchings. Family resided at Salt Lake City and
Ogden, Utah.

Worked on first railway coming to Utah. Carpenter and
foundryman.

STONE, HENRY JOHN (son of William Gillard Stone and
Jane Stride). Born Dec. 15, 1846, Bristol; Eng., pioneers
Oct. 4, 1853, Edward Woolley company.

Married Susan Louisa Stratton March 22, 1868 (daughter
of James Stratton and Frances Clarke, Salt Lake City,
pioneers 1852). She was born March 21, 1853. Their chil-
dren: Louisa Jane b. Dec. 3, 1868, d. Dec. 16, 1868; William
Henry b. Nov. 17, 1869, m. Cora Wardle Dec. 18, 1892; Effle
May b. May 19, 1872, m. A. C. Emert July 6, 1893; Sidney
b. April 16, 1874, d. April 26, 1874; James Fredrick b. April
11, 1875, m. Bessie Smith 1897; John Franklyn b. March
21, 1877, m. Mabel T. Crandell; Wallace Birt b. May 2, 1879,
m. Julia R. Walton Jan. 12, 1892; George Edgar b. March
15, 1882; Joseph Orrin b. Jan. 8, 1885, d. June 25, 1885; Ernest
b. Oct. 22, 1886; Nellie Grace b. Dec. 11, 1888, m. Marion
LaFayette Harris Dec. 24, 1907; Mary Edna b. March 13,
1891; Olive b. April 16, 1893; David Ray b. Sept. 27, 1895;
Cora b. Sept. 27, 1897.

Sunday school superintendent 14 years; member of
bishopric; high councilman. Justice of peace.



STORRS, GEORGE1 (son of Joseph Storrs, born January,
1799, and Mary Scott, born 1800, of Yorkshire, Eng.). Born
Jan. 31, 1825, Missen, Yorkshire, Eng. Baptized April 19.
1849, by Henry Stevenson at Skello, Eng. Came to Utah
October, 1851, J. W. Cummings company on ship, and Ernest
Bates company crossing plains.

Married Eliza Fincher Layton August, 1852.

Married Lydia Mary Kindred June 29, 1861, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Edmond Henry Harriet Kindred, of Farthing-
ham, Suffolk, Eng., pioneers Oct. 24, 1855, Milo Andrus com-
pany). She was born April 11, 1844. Their children: George
A. b. July 5, 1863, m. Sarah Corcelia Oakley; Lydia Amelia
b. September, 1864, died; Lavina b. Jan. 10, 1866, m. Spicer
W. Bird; Joseph Henry b. Aug. 25, 1867, m. Rosella Arvilla
Harrison; John Wallace b. June 25, 1869, m. Prunella Roy-
lance; Lillian b. May 8, 1871, d. aged 8; William Scott b.
May 10, 1873, m. Julia Kirkman; Eliza May b. Sept. 4, 1875;
Harriett Luella b. Jan. 4, 1877; Charles Arthur b. Dec. 29,
1879, m. Almeda Stringham; Mary, d. infant. Family home
Springville, Utah.

President seventies at Springville; high priest; Sunday
school and ward teacher. Settled at Springville 1855.
Miller. Died Sept. 1, 1901, American Fork, Utah.

STORRS, JOSEPH HENRY (son of George Storrs and Lydia
Mary Kindred). Born Aug. 25, 1867, Springville, Utah.

Married Rosella Arvilla Harrison Oct. 24, 1888, Mantl,
Utah (daughter of George Harrison and Rosella Damon
White, of Springville, Utah). She was born Oct. 20, 1867.
Their children: Joseph Bertrand b. April 12, 1891; Rosella
b. Sept. 20, 1892; Duane b. June 6, 1895, died; Norven Lloyd
b. Feb. 3, 1898; Myrle b. Nov. 17, 1899; Wilford Leon b.
March 21, 1904; Betha b. Jan. 21, 1909. Family home Ameri-
can Fork, Utah.

Bishop of 2d ward American Fork; president Y. M. M. I. A.,
Springville, Utah, 1892-98, and of American Fork 1900-01.
Springville city councilman; secretary and treasurer of
Springville six years; superintendent Co-op, and director of
Peoples State Bank, American Fork; director Belgium
horse association.

STORRS, JOHN WALLACE (son of George Storrs and Lydia
Mary Kindred). Born June 25, 1869, Springville, Utah.



Married Prunella Roylance Oct. 13, 1889, Provo, Utah
(daughter of Henry Roylance and Elizabeth Bell, of Spring-
ville). She was born Nov. 10, 1869. Their children: Wal-
lace Glen b. March 8, 1891; Mabel b. Sept. 4, 1893; Lawrence
Edmond b. Feb. 12, 1895; Norman b. July 6, 1901. Family
home American Fork, Utah.

Priest; block teacher. American Fork city recorder 1905-
06; manager Studebaker Bros. Company, of American Fork.
1905-13; secretary of American Fork Commercial Club 1905-
10. Railroad station agent and telegrapher 1905-06.



STOTT, WILLIAM (son of John and Susan Stott of Green-
acres, Lancastershire, Eng.). Born April 15, 1803, Soyland,
Yorkshire, Eng. Came to Utah October, 1852, Isaac Bullock
company.

Married Sarah Lees 1823, Yorkshire (daughter of James
and Sarah Lees of Rushworth, Yorkshire), who was born
Aug. 23, 1800. Their children: Hannah Lees, m. Jamea
Fisher; James, d. young; William Henry, m. Alice Nield, m.
Hannah Nield; Thomas Fenton, d. infant; Edwin, m. Sarah
Jane Holden, m. Elizabeth Paul; Emma, m. Isaac Bullock.
Family home Meadow, Utah.

High priest. Member first city council of Fillmore.
Farmer. Died Nov. 3, 1883.

STOTT, EDWIN (son of William Stott and Sarah Lees).
Born Nov. 5, 1836, Greenacres, Lancastershire, Eng. Came
to Utah October, 1852, Isaac Bullock company.

Married Sarah Jane Holden November, 1863, Fillmore,
Utah, who was born August, 1846. Their children: Mary
Elizabeth b. Oct. 5, 1864, m. John A. Beckstrand; Sarah Jane
b. Sept. 2, 1866, m. William Clayton Partridge; Edwin b.
May 11, 1869, m. Isabelle Stewart; Raymond b. Aug. 23,
1872, m. Georgie Stewart.

Married Elizabeth Paul Feb. 18, 1876, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Nicholas Paul and Harriet May of Holden,
Utah, pioneers October, 1860, Oscar Stoddard company). She
was born Nov. 3, 1851. Their children: Paul Edward b.
December, 1876, m. Elizabeth A. Robison; Arthur Lees b.
May 10, 1878; Evelyn May b. Nov. 7, 1880; Amy Laura b.
April 15, 1884; William Edwin b. Sept. 10, 1887; Mabel Ann
b. Sept. 10, 1891. Family home Meadow, Utah.

Member 42d quorum seventies; superintendent Sunday
school at Meadow, 10 years. Veteran Indian war. Farmer.
Called to Missouri River 1864, to take charge of cattle of
incoming immigration.



STOUT, ALLEN JOSEPH (son of Joseph Stout and Anna
Smith, of North Carolina). Born Dec. 5, 1815, Mercer, Ky.
Came to Utah 1851, Alfred Cardon company.

Married Elizabeth Anderson July 19, 1843.

Married Amanda Melvina Fisk April 30, 1848, Winter Quar-
ters, Nebraska (daughter of Alfred Fisk and Mariah Sagerg
of Kirtland, Ohio). She was born June 12, 1832. Their
children: Lydia Maria, m. Norman I. Bliss; Hosea F., m.
Martha Sherrell, m. Clarinda Langston; Rebecca A., m.
John Dennett; Amanda, m. Lewis Stout; Orlando F., died;
Don Carlos, died; Huldah L., m. Nathan Terry, m. Charles
Rawlinson; Anna S., died; Marion F., m. Caroline Larson, m.
Mary Crawford; Alfred Fisk, m. Mary E. Langston; David
F., m. Henrietta Sadie; m. Julia Cox; m. Mary J. Terry;
Allen J., m. Sarah Ann Sullivan; John H., m. Anna S. Hall;
Milton F., m. Adelaide Smith. Family home Rockville, Utah.

Member 19th quorum seventies. Bodyguard of Joseph
Smith and Brigham Young. Aide-de-camp in Nauvoo Legion.
Farmer. Died Dec. 18, 1889.

STOUT, ALFRED FISK (son of Allen Joseph Stout and
Amanda Melvina Fisk). Born March 9, 1851, Kanesville,
Iowa.

Married Mary Emma Langston March 7, 1872, Rockville,
Utah (daughter of John Langston and Clearinda Phillips of
Missouri, pioneers 1854). She was born Feb. 15, 1859. Their
children: Mary Clearinda b. Sept. 12, 1873, m. Henry
Hirschi; Martha and Dorthay (twins) b. March 21, 1875,
died; Alfred Fisk Jr. b. Nov. 1, 1876, m. Dora M. M. Hall;
Louisa Melvina b. Aug. 28, 1879, died; Anna Laura b. April
14, 1881, m. Philetus D. Jones; Minerva b. March 16, 1884,
died; Lionel Langston b. June 22, 1886, died; Elmer b. March
22, 1889; Sylvia b. Jan. 11, 1892, m. Richard R. Carey; Ernest
Franklin b. July 24, 1894, m. Clothiel Free; Victor b. Dec.
27, 1896, died; Clinton Tracy b. Feb. 27, 1898; Homer Bryan
b. Jan. 29, 1901; Hosea Afton b. Nov. 7, 1903. Family home
Rockville, Utah.

Elder. School trustee and deputy constable. Lumberman.
STOUT, ALFRED FISK JR. (son of Alfred Fisk Stout and
Mary Emma Langston). Born Nov. 1, 1876, Rockville, Utah.

Married Dora M. Hall March 24, 1898, St. George, Utah
(daughter of John C. Hall and Keziah DeGrey of England,
pioneers August, 1857, Jesse B. Martin company). She was
born Jan. 8, 1878. Their children: Myron b. June 28, 1903;
Erma b. 1908; Verle b. Oct. 7, 1911, died; Baby b. March
7, 1913. Family home Hurricane, Utah.

Elder; ward teacher and chorister. Carpenter.



STOWELL,, WIL,LIAM RUFUS RODGER (son of Augustus
Stowell, Chautauqua county, N. Y.). Born in Chautauqua,
N. Y. Came to Utah 1852, oxteam company.
Married Hannah Toppins, Salt Lake City, Utah.



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Married Cynthia Jane Parks, Salt Lake City. Their chil-
dren: Brigham, m. Olive Bybee; Amanda, m. Myron Butler-
Maranda, m. Myron Butler; Rufus, d. aged 2; Heber John,
m. Ellen Lavenia Thompson; Matilda, m. Myron Butler-
Cynthia, m. James Pingree; Francis. Family home Provo,
Utah.

Married Sophrona Kelley, Salt Lake City, Utah. Their
children: Elvira, m. William Wallace; Martha, m. John
Hill; Mariah, m. Evan Evans; David, m. Ruth Birch" Alex-
ander, m. Ellen Dalton; Mary, m. Joseph Jackson

Married Harriet Stowell, Salt Lake City, Utah. Their
children: Louisa, m. Alburn Allen; Ephraim; Harriet m
Mr. Hyde; William Barnum, m. Merril Session; George d'
infant; Israel, d. aged 4; Jeanette; Vesta, m. Mr. Kingston'
Families resided Ogden, Utah.

Seventy; Sunday school superintendent many years. Vet-
eran Echo Canyon and Black Hawk wars. Farmer. Died
1901, at Juarez, Utah.

STOWELL, HEBER JOHN (son of William Rufus Rodger
Stowell and Cynthia Jane Parks). Born July 14, 1860,
Ogden. Utah.

Married Ellen Lavenia Thompson Feb. 8, 1888, Manti,
Utah (daughter of William Henry Thompson and Jane
Frisby of Birmingham, Eng.; came to Utah 1883). She was
born April 13, 1869. Their children: Stella Lavenia b. Feb.
8, 1889, d. June 12, 1891; Clarence Heber b. March 8, 1891,
d. Oct. 19, 1904; Mabel Viola b. Dec. 28, 1893; Eston Earl
b. Jan. 25, 1896; Urbon Elmo b. Dec. 2, 1898; Gardie Elizabeth
b. Dec. 2. 1900; Elvin James b. Feb. 26, 1902; Cynthia Ellen
b. Jan. 5, 1904; Dell Clifton b. March 5, 1906; Gladys Jane
b. April 4, 1908; John Arthur b. July 15, 1910. Family home
Spring Glen, Utah.

Elder; seventy; high priest; bishop, Spring Glen, Utah.
School trustee; justice of peace, Carbonville, Utah. Farmer-
coal miner. Died Spring Glen, Utah.



STRADLING, WILLIAM (son of Obadiah Stradling and
Martha Shadrick, of Wellington, Eng.). Born Sept. 10,
1824, at Wellington. Came to Utah 1854, oxteam company.

Married Sophia Bush October, 1856, Pleasant Grove, Utah
(daughter of James Bush and Sophia Humphries, of Pleasant
Grove), who was born May 10, 1831. Their children: Mary
Ann, m. George E. Cook; Selener, m. Arthur Marott; Albert,
and John Henry, died; Joseph O., m. Sina Thompson; Sarah
Ann, m. Albert A. Haws; Rose Vilate, m. Arba Lambson;
James William, died; Ephraim, m. Elizabeth J. Williams;
Susie, m. Soren Thompson; Owen, died. Family home Provo,
Utah.

Member 77th quorum seventies; missionary to St. Johns,
Ariz., 1880-90; high priest. Farmer.



STRATFORD, EDWIN (son of George Stratford, born Nov. 7,
1807, and Eliza Barwell, born Oct. 5, 1809, of Maiden, Eng.).
He was born Feb. 6, 1833, at Maiden. Came to Utah Sept.
15, 1861, Homer Duncan company.

Married Marianna Crabb Dec. 25, 1855, Chelmsford, EsseT,
Eng. (daughter of Jesse Crabb and Ann Chapman), who was
born Dec. 6, 1831, and came to Utah with husband. Their
children: Edwin A. b. Oct. 17, 1856, m. Mary M. Coates
Bergstrom Feb. 6, 1879; Eliza A. b. Jan. 23, 1859, m.
John P. Smith July 1878; Jesse G. b. May 4, 1861, m. Roseltha
Ballantyne; Charles H. b. Sept. 17, 1863, m. Ida Lynham;
Francis W. b. Dec. 6, 1865, m. Lizzie Farley; Lilliam M. b.
Feb. 26, 1868, m. Peter H. Baird; Albert E. b. Jan. 6, 1870, m.
Georgie Chandler; Egbert C. b. March 10, 1872, m. Edna P.
Eldredge; Horace B. b. Aug. 1, 1875, m. Kate Haines. Family
resided Farmington, Providence and Ogden, Utah.

Bishop, fourth ward, Ogden, 20 years. Member of legis-
lature; city councilman, Ogden. President board trustees,
school for deaf and blind. Furniture dealer. Died Oct. 8,
1899, at Ogden.

STRATFORD, EDWIN A. (son of Edwin Stratford and
Marianna Crabb). Born Oct. 17, 1856, Tarrytown, N. Y. Came
to Utah with parents.

Married Mary M. Coates Bergstrom Feb. 6, 1879, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Andrew and Isabella Coates of Port
Glasgow, Scotland, pioneers Sept. 10, 1863, William B. Pres-



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