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Switzerland.

Elder. Veteran Black Hawk war. Stockraiser; farmer.
Died Oct. 12, 1891, Midway, Utah.

SULZER, JOHN (son of Casper Sulzer and Kathryn Steid-
ler). Born March 28, 846, in Switzerland. Came to Utah
1861, Joseph W. Young company.

Married Mary Margaret Keller at Heber, Utah (daughter
of Adam Keller and Anna Barbara Enz of Switzerland).
She was born Oct. 10, 1859. Their children: John Albert
b. May 16, 1878, m. Mary E. Burgener; Mary Alice b. Aug.
1, 1880, m. Frederick Raymond; Elizabeth Bertha b. Nov.
17, 1882, m. John B. Fowers; Nephi b. June 10, 1885, m. Annie
Simmins; Eliza b. Oct. 28. 1896, died; Kathryn Niccle b.
Feb. 27, 1889, m. Thomas J. Baird; Delia b. June 24, 1892,
m. Clifford John Phillips; Lillie b. April 16, 1895; Ella Edna
b. Nov. 4, 1897; Owen b. Sept. 5, 1900, died; Anna Ina b.
Dec. 23, 1902; Dean Glade b. April 4, 1907, died. Family
home Midway, Utah.

High priest; ward teacher since 1865. Veteran Black
Hawk war. stockgrower; farmer.



SUMSION, DANIEL (son of Samuel Sumslon and Jane Jones
of Colerne, Eng.). Born Dec. 21, 1810, Colerne, Wiltshire.
Came to Utah 1852, Woodhouse company.



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Married Ellen Spender (daughter of George Spender and
Eleanor Davis), who was born May 15, 1816. Their chil-
dren: William, ra. Christean Mary Alleman, m. Sarah Ann
Cranmer; George, m. Ann Elizabeth Bird; Daniel, died;
James Henry, m. Taimer Ann Bird.

SUMSION, WILLIAM (son of Daniel Sumsion and Ellen
Spender). Born Jan. 7, 1837, Colerne, Wiltshire, Eng: Came
to Utah 1852, Woodhouse company.

Married Christean Mary Alleman Feb. 3, 1858, Springville,
Utah (daughter of John Alleman and Christean Stentz of
Nauvoo, 111., pioneers 1852, Walker company). She was
born Oct. 15, 1840, Nauvoo, 111. Their children: Mary Ellen
b. Dec. 6, 1858, m. George Lyman McKenzie; William b.
Feb. 19, 1861, m. Celestia Alexander; Emma b. July 30, 1863,
m. Joseph Cranmer; Emily b. July 30, 1863, m. David A.
Crandall; John b. Oct. 12, 1866, m. Celia E. Bramall; Daniel
b. Sept. 27, 1869, m. Phoebe Loretty Oakley; Nellie b. July
20. 1872; Willis b. Dec. 19, 1875,' m. Phoebe Milinda Single-
ton; Frank b. March 25, 1878, m. Pearl Bartlett; Anna b.
Oct. 31, 1880, m. Arch Hailey Bird; Jesse b. Aug. 16, 1883, m.
Lillie May Clinger; Christean b. April 27, 1888, d. April 1888.

Married Sarah Ann Cranmer Nov. 5, 1890, of Logan, Utah
(daughter of William Cranmer and Sarah Ann Nightengale
of Springville, Utah; former pioneer 1855, latter 1856,
Wheelock handcart company). She was born Nov. 17, 1866,
Springville, Utah. Their children: Lee Grand b. Dec. 6, 1891;
Donna b. July 11, 1893; Lois b. Feb. 16, 1896; Elmo b. Jan.
15, 1899; Edna b. April 27, 1901; Melba Sarah Ann b. Nov.
30, 1903; Louise b. Nov. 1, 1907. Families resided Springville,
Utah.



SUTHERLAND, JOHN (son of Gilbert Sutherland and
Bruce Morrison of Shetland Island). Born Oct. 12, 1832,
Brough Nesting parish, Shetland Islands. Came to Utah
Sept. 1, 1859, Haight company.

Married Ellen Catherine Nicholson in 1859 at Florence,
Neb. (daughter of Magnus Nicholson and Catherine Danold-
son of Shetland Islands). She was born Jan. 1, 1832. Their
children: William John, m. Josephine Hanse,n; Joseph, m.
Cecelia Samules; Hyrum B.; Isaiah; Jonah, m. Jane Bagoo;
Mary Ellen, m. David Crystal; Catherine E. ; Zenobia Jane,
m. George Harper. Family home Big Cottonwood, Utah.

Worked hauling rock for Salt Lake temple. Served in
the Black Hawk war.



SUTHERLAND, THOMAS (son of Alexander Sutherland,
born in Scotland, and Elizabeth Lawlor of New Castle,
Eng.). He was born 1804. Came to Utah In 1851.

Married Mary Ann Timmings 1828 in London (daughter
of Thomas Timmings of London). Their children: Eliza
b. Dec. 18, 1831, m. William Dallin; Mary Ann, m. John
Gleason; Thomas H., m. Annie Tunbridge; Alexander George,
m. Fannie Slater; Catherine, Ellen, William and Catherine
Ellen, died. Family home Springville, Utah.

Farmer and gardener; baker and confectioner. Died Oct.
1890, Provo, Utah.

SUTHERLAND, ALEXANDER GEORGE (son of Thomas
Sutherland and Mary Ann Timmings). Born Aug. 23, 1838,
New Castle, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. B, 1863, Captain
Haight company.

Married Fannie Slater March 30, 1861, Stony Stratford,
Buckinghamshire, Eng. (daughter of James Slater and
Anna Pratt, both of Bedford, Eng.). She was born June
5. 1835, and came to Utah 1872. Their children: George b.
March 25, 1862, m. Rose Lee; Fannie b. Feb. 10, 1864, m.
Ephraim Davis Sutton; Thomas b. Oct. 1, 1865, died; Henry
E. b. Sept. 4, 1867, m. Sophia Sutton; James b. Dec. 25,
1869, m. Clara Williamson; Frederick b. Jan. 5, 1872, m.
Delia Allen. Family home Springville, Utah.

Missionary to England. Locomotive engineer; freighter;
blacksmith; storekeeper; school teacher. Postmaster; jus-
tice of the peace; recorder for U. S. land office. Died July
30, 1911, at Provo.

SUTHERLAND, GEORGE (son of Alexander George Suther-
land and Fannie Slater). Born March 25, 1862, Stony Strat-
ford, Eng.

Married Rose Lee June 16, 1S83, Beaver, Utah (daughter
of John P. Lee and Eliza Foscue of Beaver, pioneers). She
was born July 16, 1865. Their children: Emma b. Nov. 14,
1884, m. Charles Lawrence; Philip b. March 6, 1886, died;
Edith b. Jan. 4, 1888, m. Robert Elmore.

Member U. S. congress 1901-03; U. S. senator since 1905.
Lawyer.



SWANN, EPHRAIM (son of Ephraim Swann of Fenbury
and Elenor Broome of Leicester, Eng.). Born May 24, 1824,
Fenbury, Eng. Came to Utah 1857, Jesse B. Martin com-
pany.

Married Fanny Jones Aug. 15, 1848 (daughter of Edward
Jones and Hannah Went), who was born May 26, 1825, and
came to Utah with husband. Their children: Hannah;
m. Thomas Condie; Ephraim, died; Elizabeth, died; Elenor
b. April 7, 1857, m. L. L. Toone; Fanny Eliza b. Oct. 3,
1861, m. John M. McQueen; Edward William b. Oct. 15, 1863,
m. Marie D. Ericksen; James E. b. Nov. 2, 1866. died; Mary
Ellen b. Nov. 6, 1869, m. Richard C. Toone.

Settled in Ogden until 1861; moved to Morgan county,
where he resided until 1864; moved to Croydon, Utah; In
1884 moved to Preston, Oneida Co., Idaho, where he re-
mained until his death. Died Sept. 13, 1896.

SWANN, EDWARD W. (son of Ephraim Swann and Fanny
Jones). Born Oct. 15, 1863, Milton, Morgan Co., Utah.

Married Marie D. Ericksen March 16, 1892, Logan. Utah



(daughter of Bengt J. Ericksen and Ellen C. D. Johansen),
who was born April 3, 1871, Bear River City. Their chil-
dren: Edward Harrold b. Jan. 16, 1893, d. April 11, 1895;
Ephraim b. Dec. 31, 1894; Fanny Marie b. June 15, 1897;
Ben Ericksen b. April 25, 1899; Robert Glen b. Jan. 14,
1902; Ellen b. March 29, 1904; William Lee b. Aug. 6, 1906.
Missionary to Great Britain Nov. 13, 1886, to June 6,
1890; Sunday school superintendent; bishop's counselor.
Farmer and stockman.



SWASEY, FRANCIS. Born in Iowa.

Married Mary Dow in Iowa City, Iowa, where they re-
sided before coming to Utah. Their children: Rodney, m.
Loretta Deoville; George, died; Mary Ann, m. Simon Mar-
tin. Family resided Nephi and Mona, Utah. Died 1896.

SWASET, RODNEY (son of Francis Swasey and Mary Dow
of Iowa). Born 1831. Came to Utah 1847, Brigham Young
oxteam company.

Married Loretta Scoville in Salt Lake City in 1849 (daugh-
ter of Lucius Scoville of Provo). Their children: Charles b.
Oct. 24, 1850, m. Cena Olson; Sidney, m. Mary Rowe; Han-
nah, m. Allen Rowe; Joseph, m. May McDonald; Rodney, m.
Eva Miles; Livia, m. Pondos Rome; Lucius, m. Netta Brother-
son; Frank, m. Ema Olson. Family home Mona, Utah.

Married Martha Carter at Salt Lake temple (daughter of
William Carter of Provo). Their children: Mary Ann, m.
Patrick Condon; Sarah, m. Henry Bell; Luna, m. Ephraim
Ellison; Marcella; Estella, m. Albert Slade; Pearl, m. Mar-
cello Jones; Rodney, m. Miss Kay. Family home Mona,
Utah.

Veteran of the Walker and Black Hawk wars. Helped
to settle up the California country. Stockraiser. Died in
Provo, Utah, Dec. 25, 1899.

SWASEY, CHARLES (son of Rodney Swasey and Loretta
Scoville). Born Oct. 24, 1850, Eldorado county, Cal.

Married Cena Olson Aug. 11, 1878, Mona, Utah (daughter
of Andrew Olson and Boletta Larson of Denmark, pioneers
1854, John R. Murdock company). She was born May 30,
1859. Their children: Charles Andrew b. Jan. 1, 1885, m.
Alice Hambrick; Rodney; Moretta b. April 2, 1895. Family
home Castle Dale, Utah.

Veteran of Black Hawk war. Mule raiser.



SWEETEN, ROBERT (son of George Sweeten and Mary
Gardner, the latter came to Utah with her son, Robert,
and died at Spanish Fork, Utah, during Johnson army
trouble). Born Dec. 14, 1840, Brook, Ontario, Canada.
Came to Utah Sept. 21, 1847, John Taylor company.

Married Amanda Hagle Feb. 24, 1868, in Ontario, Can-
ada, while there settling his father's estate. She came
to Utah with her husband in 1870. Their children: Martha
E., m. Heber A. Holbrook; Robert L., m. Althea Morgan;
Mary A., m. Melvin Atkinson; George G., m. Sarah Evans;
Susan I., m. Wallace Cragun; Colon H.; Warren H., m.
Lilla, Howard; Alice A., m. Elbert Barlow; Chloe.

Seventy. Settled in Salt Lake City; moved to Mill Creek,
Salt Lake county, 1848, and to Mendon, Cache county,
1859. Member Mendon city council 20 years. Director Men-
don Co-op, store 15 years. Moved to Holbrook, Idaho, 1898.
Justice of the peace; city marshal; mayor two terms.
Farmer.



SWENSON, AUGUST (son of Sven Andersen, born 1792,
Trynge, Halland, Sweden, and Brita Anderson, born 1791,
Smoland, Sweden). Born Aug. 7, 1836, Stafsinge, Halland,
Sweden. Came to Utah Sept. 19, 1856, Canute Petersen
company.

Married Bertha O. Petersen Jan. 31, 1859 (daughter of
Ole Petersen and Bengta Andersen, pioneers 1857). Sha
was born June 14, 1841. Their children: Peter b. Dec. 10,
1859, d. Dec. 20, 1859; John O. b. Feb. 19, 1861, m. Priscilla
Lewis Jan. 2, 1890; Emma b. March 3, 1863, m. Joseph C.
Hansen March 24, 1881; Alfred b. Feb. 10, 1865, d. Sept. 14,
1867; Oliver b. Oct. 14, 1866, m. Maggie S. Nielsen Feb. 24,
1892; Mary b. Dec. 7, 1868, m. George Christensen Feb. 18,
1891; Hyrum b. Nov. 25, 1870; Albert b. Dec. 16, 1872, m.
Sina D. Nielsen Feb. 9, 1898; Maggie J. b. Nov. 26, 1874,
m. Daniel Williams Jan. 26, 1898; Joseph A. b. Dec. 28,
1876, m. Cornelia Nielsen June 19, 1907; James H. b. Jan.
10, 1879, m. Hanna G. Snell May 1, 1907; Clara A. b. March
13. 1886.

Married Bergitha Johnson Nov. 14, 1868, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Hans Peter Johnson and Anna Dorthea Jen-
sen, pioneers 1866 married 1842). She was born Feb. 2,
1849, at Elands, Sjelland, Denmark. Their children: Hans
Peter b. June 23, 1875; George b. Aug. 7, 1886; Olivia b.
Dec. 27, 1891; Wilford b. Feb. 19, 1894, d. Sept. 2, 1894.

Married Sarah P. Hansen April 12, 1878, St. George, Utah
(daughter of James Hansen and Karen Petersen, pioneers
1854 married Feb. 3, 1855, Salt Lake City). She was born
April 29, 1860, at Spanish Fork. Their children: William
H. b. Feb. 3, 1881, d. March 10, 1882; Sarah Ann b. Jan.
31, 1883, m. Charles Hayes April 27, 1904; Isaac b. Oct.
27, 1886; Nephi E. b. March 2, 1890; Edna B. b. Oct. 23,
1893; Carrie Myrtle b. April 2, 1898, d. Jan. 25, 1907; Levi
Earl b. March 1, 1903. Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Counselor to president of elders quorum; member of
presidency of 50th quorum of seventies; high priest; bish-
op's counselor; missionary to Sweden 1883-1884; high coun-
cilor. Vice-president of Spanish Co-operative Institution.
Farmer and Stockraiser.



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SWENSEJJ, KPTCD (CANUTE) (son of Svend Larnen and
Annie Petersen, both of Weiby, Hjorring, Vendsyssel, Den-
mark). Born April 11, 1827, Weiby, Denmark. Came to
Utah July 10, 1858, Horace Eldredge company.

Married Johannah Maria Peterson June 24, 1861, Salt
Lake City (daughter of Hans Peterson of Maigard and
Johannah Jensen of Hoisler, Denmark). She was born
Sept. 13, 1838. Their children: Annie, m. Ezra F. Walker;
Swen L., m. Susie Brown; Maria, died; Mary M., m. George
Kelley; John Canute, m. Margaret Davis; Hannah Eliza;
Henson P. and Caroline, died. Family home Pleasant Grove,
Utah.

Counselor to Bishop John Brown 1877-90 at Pleasant
Grove; bishop of third ward at Pleasant Grove 18SO-99.
School trustee 15 years; city councilman and treasurer
aeveral years. Farmer. Died March 14, 1902, at Pleasant
Grove.

SWENSEN, JOHN CANUTE (son of Knud Swensen and
Johannah Maria Peterson). Born Feb. 4, 1869, Pleasant
Grove, Utah.

Married Margaret Davis June 21, 1899, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph W. Davis and Maria Williams of Pan-
guitch, Utah, pioneers July 1852). She was born Sept.
i. 1877. Their children: John Starr b. March 27, 1900; Carl
Davis b. Aug. 3, 1901; Reed Knud b. Feb. 16, 1903; Alice
b. May 14, 1905, died; Margaret b. May 29, 1906; Frances
McLean b. June 29, 1908; Louise b. March 24, 1910. Family
resided Pleasant Grove and Provo, Utah.

High council Utah stake. Graduate Stanford University
1898. Dean of the B. Y. U. of Provo 1902-09; professor of
history and social science 1902-12; professor of economics
and sociology 1912; principal of Panguitch Stake Academy
1880-92; principal of Fillmore public schools 1893-94.



8WINDLE, GEORGE (son of George Swindle, born Oct.
10, 1794, died Sept. 24, 1854, and Elizabeth Miller, born
Sept. 11, 1792, died Sept. 26, 1854, both of Durham, Eng.).
He was born Oct. 29, 1824, Walker, Durham, Eng. Cam*
to Utah 1857, Jesse Martin company.

Married Ann Hopper (daughter of John and Mary Hop-
per), who was born July 14, 1843, and died Jan. 27, 1900.
Came to Utah 1857, Jesse Martin company. Their chil-
dren: George b. March 3, 1849; Mary b. Jan. 27, 1851, John
b. Dec. 27, 1852, John b. Dec. 24, 1854, John b. June 15, 1856,
and Elizabeth b. Sept. 3, 1858, died; David b. Nov. 14, 1860,
d. Nov. 4, 1895; Charles b. Nov. 18, 1864, m. Emma Folett
and Sorena Shimmin. Family resided Spanish Fork, Gunni-
son, Richfleld and Monroe, Utah.

Married Mary Maddeline Witzig March 4, 1872, Salt Lake
City (daughter of John Witzig and Doritha Goasoure), who
was born May 29, 1843. Horgen, Switzerland. Their chil-
dren: Ann b. April 1, 1873, m. Cyrus Winget; Heber b. Nov.
28, 1875, m. Emma Warnock 1901; Joseph A. b. July 24,
1878, m. Etta Hodges; Ellen D. b. April 19, 1881, m. William
Goold. Family home Monroe, Utah.

Justice of the peace. Farmer. Died June 28, 1882.



SYLVESTER, JAMES (son of Joshua Sylvester and Ann
Webb of Sheffield, Eng.). Born Dec. 4, 1815, Pitsmay, Ens.
Came to Utah September, 1852, James Jepson company.

Married Rebecca Nicholson in 1837, Sheffield, Eng. (daugh-
ter of William Nicholson and Mariah Calkwell of Thorne,
Eng.). She was born March 10, 1819. Their children: Ann
Mariah and Rebecca, died; Joshua William, m. Christena
Christenson; Mary Elizabeth, m. Joseph Birch; Emma, James
and Eliza, died; Lavina, m. William Berry; Rozinia, m.
George F. Jarvls; Althea, m. Andrew Gregerson; Joseph,
m. Jane Hanks. Family home Springville, Utah.

Elder; president of the church branch at Sheffield, Eng.
Farmer and blacksmith. Died May 19, 1888, at Bellevue.

SYLVESTER, JOSHUA WILLIAM (son of James Sylvester
and Rebecca Nicholson). Born Feb. 5, 1843, Sheffield, Eng.
Came to Utah with parents.

Married Christina Christensen Jan. 1862, Gunnison, Utah
(daughter of Jens Christensen and Margaret Krensen of
Denmark, pioneers 1861, John R. Murdock company). She
was born 1847. Their children: James William b. Aug. 31,
1864, m. Malaha Bell; Eliza b. Nov. 4, 1866; Rebecca b. Dec.
13, 1869, m. Christian Johnson; Joshua b. June 18, 1872,
m. Anna Johnson; Roslna b. Oct. 30, 1875, m. James Soren-
son; Ralph b. June 1878; Emma b. April 19, 1880. Family
home Elsinore, Utah.

Married Caroline Christensen May, 1873, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Jens Christensen of Denmark, pioneer 1861,
John R. Murdock company). She was born 1853. Their
children: Ada, m. Greely Snyder; Altheria, m. Christo Hyl-
d.ihl; Elizabeth, m. Walter Jensen; George, m. Jennie Dull;
Arthur; Dora and Caroline, died; Agnes; Woodruff; Eleanor,
died; Herman; Claudius and Curtis, died.

Married Clara Woodbury Barlow April 14, 1908, St. George,
Utah (daughter of Orin Woodbury and Ann Cannon of St.
George, pioneers 1847). She was born Nov. 30, 1875. Their
children: Horace Greeley; Margaret. Family home Mes-
quite, Nev.

High priest; bishop. County commissioner; school trus-
tee. Farmer and stockraiser.

SYLVESTER, JAMES WILLTAM (son of Joshua William
Sylvester and Christina Christensen). Born Aug. 31, 1864,
Mona, Utah.

Married Mahala Bell March 12, 1884, St. George (daugh-
ter of Thomas Bell of England, and Henrietta Lundqulst
of Sweden, pioneers). She was born Oct. 5, 1886, in Glen-



wood, Utah. Their children: Leonard W. b. Aug. 19, 1886,
m. Zion Smith; Hessie b. Dec. 29, 1888, m. George Joos;
Mabel b. Oct. 11, 1890; Lorin b. Oct. 19, 1892; Roy C. b.
Feb. 19, 1895; Dea T. b. April 4, 1897; Tell Joshua b. Jan.
22, 1899; Faun W. b. Oct. 28, 1901; Clinton R. b. Sept. 17,
1903; Merrill b. March 28, 1905, d. Oct. 10, 1907; Jay G.
b. Sept. 21, 1908; Ronald b. May 13, 1909. Family home
Elsinore, Utah.

Elder. Member of Elsinore town board three terms.
Farmer and stockraiser.



SYME, HUGH (son of William Syme and Margeret Wimly
of Burnt Island, Fifeshire, Scotland). Born July 7, 1826,
Fifeshire. Came to Utah September, 1853.

Married Margeret Farrer (daughter of Roger Farrer
and Mary Stubbs), who was born Sept. 17, 1859. Their
children: Margeret Ann, died; Hugh Leslie, m. Rachael
A. Loveless, m. Emma Ettie White. Family home Provo,
Utah.

Married Elizabeth Buckley, Salt Lake City, who was
born Sept. 17, 1829, Lancastershire, Eng. Their children:
William Alexander; Margeret Jane, m. Richard J. Nuttall;
Fannie Elizabeth, m. George W. Giles. Family home Provo,
Utah.

Member 7th quorum seventies. Carpenter; wheelwright;
cooper. Died May 23, 1877, at Provo, Utah.

SYME, HUGH L. (son of Hugh Syme and Margeret Far-
rer). Born July 16, 1861, Provo, Utah.

Married Rachael A, Loveless Dec. 16, 1887, at Logan,
Utah (daughter of James W. Loveless and Josephine Cald-
well, both of Provo. Utah). She was born June 4, 1866.
Their child: James Hugh b. Sept. 24, 1899. Family home
Provo, Utah.

Married Emma Ettie White Nov. 16. 1904, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of Henry White and Emma Saunders, both
of Provo, Utah). She was born Feb. 7, 1871. Their chil-
dren: George Leslie b. Oct. 3, 1907; Margeret b. Feb. 14,
1909; Edward Farrer b. Nov. 30, 1911. Family home Provo,
Utah.

High priest. Carpenter; machinist.



SYMONS, NATHANIEL. Born Aug. 21, 1805. Came to Utah
Aug. 20, 1863, John Seeley company.

Married Susannah M. Olivere (daughter of Peter Olivere),
who was born Augr. 10, 1822 (deceased). Their children:
Benjamin b. Feb. 23, 1840, m. Sarah Cater 1869; Joseph b.
Dec. 1845, m. Louise Proctor 1880; Nathaniel, m. Mr. Sheen
(died); Providence b. July 9. 1850 (died), m. Daniel Ver-
rip (died) ; Mercy, m. John C. Munter (died) ; Hepzebah
b. April 16, 1858, m. Charles Jones (died) Nov. 25, 1874;
Naomi Grace b. March 12, 1860, m. George Augustus Tyler
(died) Oct. 7, 1880; Rebecca Omega b. Oct. 20, 1862, m.
Edgar Graham; John W. b. March 5, 1867, m. Mary Eliza-
beth Lunn Oct. 8, 1896; James Emanuel b. Aug. 25, 1869,
m. Florence Johnson. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Embraced the gospel in England 1854. Was presiding
elder over the Deptford, Walworth Common, Lambeth and
Greenwich branches in 1862. Died Jan. 21, 1883.

SYMONS, JOHN W. (son of Nathaniel Symons and Susan-
nah Mary Olivere). Born March 5, 1867, at Salt Lake City.

Married Mary Elizabeth Lunn Oct. 8, 1896, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of John Lunn and Harriet Cookson), who
was born April 24, 1873. at Salt Lake City. Their chil-
dren: Harriet Susannah D. b. Jan. 31, 1898, d. Sept. 9, 1899;
John William b. Oct. 24, 1900; George Daniel b. Jan. 2.
1903; Joseph Nathaniel b. June 5, 1905; Mary Elizabeth b.
June 22, 1910; Walter Thomas b. Dec. 1, 1911. Family home
Lava, Bannock Co., Idaho.

Was a pioneer of Lava, having arrived here when it was
first settled in the year 1889. President of Y. M. M. I. A.
in Dempsey ward in 1899; superintendent of Dempsey ward
Sunday school for three years; bishop's counselor of Demp-
sey ward from Dec. 10, 1905, up till the present time.



TAGGART, CHARLES T.

Married Margaret G. Smith (daughter of John B. Smith
and Margaret Gibson of Tooele, Utah, pioneers 1852). She
was born Sept. 19, 1856. Their children: Henry C. b. June
10. 1882, m. Ellen Nibley; John N. b. Feb. 17, 1885. m. Dora
Stringfellow; Orson P. b. May 26, 1887, d. infant; Mar-
garet H. b. Jan. 13, 1889; Joseph S. b. Oct. 24, 1891; Milton
H. b. July 8, 1896, d. infant. Family home. Salt Lake City.



TAGGART, GEORGE WASHINGTON (son of Washington
Taggart and Susan Law of Peterborough, N. H.). Born
Nov. 6, 1816, at Peterborough. Came to Utah 1848 with a
contingent of the Mormon Battalion.

Married Harriet Atkins Bruce (daughter of Peter and
Eliza Bruce of Peterborough, N. H.). She was born March
20, 1821, and died at Nauvoo, 111. Only child: Eliza Ann
b. Jan. 28, 1844, m. George Albert Goodrich. Family home
Richville. Utah.

Married Clarissa M. Rogers about 1860 at Brigham City
(daughter of Washington Rogers of Nauvoo, 111., pioneer
1848). She was born 1833. Their children: Clarissa M.,
m. W. B. Parkinson; Sarah Jane, m. George Hiner; Reuben,
d. Infant; Albert N., m. Sarah Kingston; Julia M., m. W. H.



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Lewis; Markus, m. Florence Bright; James, m. Baleria Laird;
Alice J., m. J. W. Bright; Henry M., m. Mary Laird; Fredrick,
m. Eulalia Leavitt.

High priest. Carpenter; millwright and farmer. Died
June 3, 1893.

TAGGART, HENRY MILTON (son of George W. Taggart
and Clarissa M. Rogers). Born March 9, 1875, Richville,
Utah.

Married Alice M. Bright in October, 1896, Logan, Utah
(daughter of John Bright and Miss Smith of Lewiston,
Utah). She was born 1876.

Married Mary Laird Nov. 20. 1S98, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Edward Laird and Valeria Fling; former of Edin-
burgh, Scotland, and a pioneer, the latter of Salt Lake
City). She was born Oct. 3, 1875. Their children: Milton
H. b. Aug. 3, 1899; Edward L. b. Jan. 20. 1902; Leonard L.
b. Dec. 24, 1905; Renold L. b. Aug. 7, 1909.

Seventy; missionary to southern and eastern states; block
teacher; home missionary. Lumber merchant.



TALBOT, HENRY (son of John Talbot and Prlscllla Percil
of England). Born Oct. 16, 1813, London, Eng. Came to
Utah Sept. 28, 1861. Homer Duncan company.

Married Ruth Sweetnam in 1833 (daughter of Thomas
Sweetnam and Jennie Barton), who was born Feb. 4, 1817.
Their children: Henry J., m. Lovina Wall; John J., m. Jane
Hunter; Thomas B., m. Margaret A. Wiggell; Charles S.,
m. Rosanna M. Wiggell; Priscilla J., m. Jeremiah F. Wig-
gell; Hannah; Sarah, m. William Bodley; Albert J., m.
Delia Richards^ Richard; Walter G., died; Edward W., m.
Fennetta Partridge; Susannah, m. Lee Heward: Stephen
B., m. Roeletta Brownell; Eliza, m. Mr. Moore; Hyrum P.,
m. Ellen Bennett; Ruth, m. Teyankum Heward.

Married Agnes Goddard in 1868, Salt Lake City. Their
children: Sarah, m. William Ellis; Heneretta, m. George
Tubbs; Henry W., m. Florence Stinger; George R., m. Huldah
Adams; Alfred; Ester, m. William Bennett. Families re-
sided Layton, Davis Co., Utah.

One of the first pioneers going to South Africa from
England.

TALBOT, THOMAS B. (son of Henry Talbot and Ruth
Sweetnam). Born March 25, 1838, Graham Town, South
Africa.

Married Margaret A. Wiggell June 13, 1861, at Florence,
Neb. (daughter of Eli Wiggell and Susannah Bentley of
Winterburg, South Africa, pioneers Sept. 28, 1861, Homer
Duncan independent company). She was born Oct. 11,
1843. Their children: Henry N. b. July 7, 1862, d. 1863;
George E. b. Oct. 27, 1863, m. Sarah Alldredge Jan. 18, 1891;
Harriet b. Oct. 16, 1865, m. Brigham Lovell Oct. 9, 1884;
Arthur J. b. Oct. 24, 1868, m. Clara E. Theobald May 13,
1896; Thomas E. b. Dec. 25, 1870, m. Hannah Johnson Sept.
7, 1893; Joseph E. b. Jan. 29, 1873, died; Margaret Alice
b. June 30, 1875, died; Sarah E. b. March 20, 1880, died; Lydia
Ruth b. July 17, 1884. m. Charles Theobald Dec. 7, 1903.
Family home Millard Co., Utah.

Ward teacher. Farmer.



TAL.MAGB, JAMES E. (son of James Joyce Talmage and
Susannah Preater of England). Born Sept. 21, 1862, Hun-
gerford, Berkshire, Eng. Came to Utah June 14, 1876.

Married Mary May Booth of Alpine, Utah county, June
14, 1886 (daughter of Richard Thornton Booth and Elsie
Edge). Their children: Sterling Booth b. May 21, 1889;
Paul B. b. Dec. 21, 1891; Zella b. Aug. 3, 1894, d. April 27,



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