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1895; Elsie b. Aug. 16, 1896; James Karl b. Aug. 29, 1898;
Lucile b. May 29, 1900; Helen May b. Oct. 24, 1902; John
Russell b. Feb. 1, 1911.

High priest; member quorum seventies; member Deseret
Sunday school union board 1901; ordained an apostle in
Mormon church Dec. 8, 1911. Received baccalaureate degree
from Lehigh University 1891; degree of Ph. D. from the
Illinois Wesleyan University 1896; degree of D. Sc. D. from
Mormon church. Professor of chemistry and geology of the
Brigham Toung Academy, Provo, 1884-88; president L. D. S.
College of Salt Lake City 1888-93; president of the University
of Utah and Deseret; professor of geology therein 1894; re-
signed presidency in 1897, retaining chair of geology;
resigned professorship of geology July 1907; has since been
consulting geologist and mining engineer. In 1891 was
appointed curator of the Deseret museum and later became
its director, which position he stills holds. Delegate from
the Royal Society of Edinburgh to the seventh international
geological congress held In Russia in 1897; fellow of the
Royal Microscopical Society of London; fellow of the Geo-
logical Society of London; fellow of the Geological Society
of America; fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh; fellow
of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society; fellow of the
American Society for the Advancement of Science; life asso-
ciate of the Philosophical Society of Great Britain.



TAL.L,, GEORGE (son of George Tall and Sarah Proutt of
North Devonshire, Eng.). Born July 25, 1826, Plympton,
St. Marys Parish, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 27, 1853, Jacob
Gates company.

Married Elizabeth Ormond July 3, 1856, Endowment
House, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Ormond and Eliz-
abeth Codd of Pembrokeshire, South Wales, former a pioneer
Sept. 19, 1852, Joseph Outhouse and James Lloyd company).
She was born June 22, 1839. Their children: Mary Jane



b. March 14, 1857, m. John W. Keddington; George Samson
b. Dec. 15, 1858, m. Emily Fulmer; John William b. Jan
17, 1861, m. Matilda Ball; Infant b. March 28, 1863, d. same
day; Elizabeth Ellen b. Feb. 3, 1864; Charles Henry b. Feb.
22, 1866, d. Nov. 17, 1868; Sarah Ann b. Sept. 13, 1868, m.
Heber H. Davis; David Samuel b. March 6, 1871, m. Lillian
Edgington; James Alma b. Oct 14, 1873, m. Mae Houton;
Albert Charles b. May 16, 1875, d. 1876; Joseph Tobias b.
Dec. 6, 1877; Orson Francis b. Nov. 27, 1880, d. Dee. 18,
1880; Richard b. Nov. 27, 1880, d. next day; Alice Letisha b.
March 31, 1882, m. Alois Price. Family home Salt Lake
City.

Member 6th quorum elders; high priest; assistant super-
intendent Sunday school. Special police officer. Black-
smith.



TABfJYER, JOHJT (son of Joshua Tanner and Thankful Tefft
of New York). Born Aug. 15, 1778, Hopkinton, R. I. Came
to Utah Oct. 17. 1848, Amasa M. Lyman company.

Married Tabitha Bently in Jan. 1800, Greenwich, N. Y.
(daughter of Elisha Bently, pioneer Oct. 17, 1848. Amasa
M. Lyman company). She was born Aug. 23, 1780, died
April 1, 1801. Only child: Elisha Bently b. March 23, 1801.

Married Lydia Stewart in 1801 at Greenwich, Washing-
ton county, N. Y. (daughter of William Stewart and Amy
Hunton), who was born 1783. Their children: William
Stewart b. Oct. 27, 1802; Matilda b. Sept. 14, 1804, d. April
17, 1888; Willard b. Oct. 29, 1806, d. Aug. 12, 1807; Sidney
b. April 1, 1809 (d. Dec. 5, 1895), m. Louisa Conlee; m. Julia
Ann Shepherd; m. Rachel Neyman; John Joshua b. Dec. 19,
1811, d. Sept. 9, 1897; Romelia b. April 1, 1814, d. April 16,
1814; Nathan b. May 14, 1815; Edward b. Oct. 3. 1817, d.
Oct. 21, 1817; Edwin (twin of Edward) b. Oct. 3, 1817, d. Oct.
8, 1817; Maria Louisa b. Nov. 28, 1818, m. Amasa M. Lyman
(died); Martin Henry b. March 21, 1822; Albert Miles b.
April 4, 1825. d. July 16, 1879.

Married Eliza Beswick 1825, Bolton, Warren county, N. Y.
(daughter of Everton Beswick and Anna Lamb), who was
born Nov. 28, 1803, at Bolton, and died June 8, 1890, Pay-
son, Utah. Their children: Myron b. June 7, 1826; Seth
Benjamin b. March 6, 1828; Freeman Everton b. Jan. 3,
1830; Joseph S. b. June 11. 1833, m. Elizabeth Haws; m.
Jannette Hamilton; Philomelia b. March 10, 1835, d. May 28,
1838; David Dan b. Feb. 8, 1838; Sariah b. July 19, 1840, d.
March 12, 1853: Francis b. March 10, 1843, d. June 5, 1844.
Family home Payson, Utah.

TANNER, SIDNEY (son of John Tanner and Lydia Stew-
art). Born April 1, 1809, Bolton, Warren county, N. Y.

Married Louisa Conlee March 1, 1830, Bolton, N. Y., who
was born Feb. 5, 1811. Their children: Allen Benedict b.
March 2, 1831, m. Elizabeth Jane Mathews; Lydia b. Nov.

3, 1832, m. Charles Allen Burk; Emma Smith b. June 1,
1835, m. Nathan Swarthout; Mary Louisa b. Sept. 4, 1837,
m. George Crismon; Elsie Elizabeth b. May 14, 1840, m.
Newton Chase; Sidney, Jr., b. March 6, 1842, James Monroe
b. July 30, 1844, and Mason Lyman b. July 1, 1846, latter
three d. infants. Family home, New York.

Married Julia Ann Shepherd in 1847, Bolton, N. Y. (daugh-
ter of Samuel Shepherd and Roxie Laney Ray of Vermont,
pioneers, 1848, Amasa M. Lyman company). She was born
March 24, 1829. Their children: Julia Ann b. June 10. 1848, m.
Charles Y. Tyler; Albert Myles b. March 5. 1850, m. Char-
lotte Banks; Henry Martin b. June 11, 1852, m. Eliza E.
Parkinson; m. Emma E. Stapley; Naomi Ruth b. July 17,
1854, m. George Theobald; Samuel E. b. June 4, 1857, d.
infant; Shepherd Leroy b. April 12, 1859, m. Olive Oakden;
Rollin Ray b. Sept. 9, 1861, m. Rhoda Hales; Walter Wate b.
Nov. 30, 1863, m. Hattie Fotheringham.

Married Rachel Neyman (daughter of William and Jane
Neyman). Their children: William Neyman b. Jan. 8. 1860;
Edith Idella b. July 4, 1862, and Howard Harper b. Jan.

4, 1864, died; Rachel Adelia b. Sept. 4, 1866, m. Barlow
Ferguson; North Sillman and Cyrus Livingstone, died. Fam-
ilies resided Beaver, Utah.

Called to San Bernardino, Cal., 1849, and returned 1857.
Member high council of Beaver stake; counselor in bish-
opric Beaver ward. Died Dec. 5, 1895, Beaver, Utah.

TANNER, HENRY M. (son of Sidney Tanner and Julia Ann
Shepherd). Born June 11, 1852, San Bernardino. Cal.

Married Eliza Parkinson Jan. 25, 1877, St. George, Utah
(daughter of Thomas Parkinson and Mary Ann Bryant of
Beaver, pioneers 1858). She was born Sept. 8, 1857. Their
children: Martin Ray b. Jan. 22, 1878, m. Prudence Miller;
Thomas William b. Jan. 25, 1880, m. Marian Miller; Julia
Alice b. March 4, 1882, m. John L. Fish; Mary Ida b. Feb.

25, 1884, m. Jesse H. Rogers; Rollin C. b. Feb. 9, 1886, m.
Anna Harbracht; Hazel b. Aug. B, 1888, m. Harbert Cooper;
Marion Lyman b. Aug. 7, 1890; Arthur b. Sept. 19, 1892;
Leroy Shepherd b. Jan. 12, 1895; George Parkinson b. Jan.

26, 1897; Donnette b. March 31, 1899.

Married Emma E. Stapley March 24, 1886, St. George,
Utah (daughter of Charles Stapley of Toquerville, Utah,
pioneer 1858). She was born Nov. 30, 1862. Their children:
Eva b. Oct. 29, 1891; Horace b. Aug. 2, 1894; Clifford b.
Sept. 23, 1896; Golden J. b. Dec. 29, 1899; Charles Stapley
b. Jan. 10, 1890, d. March 14, 1896; Francis Sidney b. May
23, 1904. Families resided St. Joseph, Ariz.

Missionary to England 1888-90; superintendent of Sun-
day schools, Arizona, 1889-97; member bishopric of St.
Joseph ward since 1878.

TANNER, JOHN J. (son of John Tanner and Lydia Stewart).
Born Dec. 19, 1811, Bolton, Warren county, N. Y. Came to
Utah in 1852.

Married Rebecca A. Smith (daughter of William Smith



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and Jane CalMns), who was born March 17, 1816. Their
children: Lydia Jane b. Nov. 28, 1836, m. Luke Tltcomb;
William Smith b. March 28, 1839, m. Clarissa J. Moore Jan
19, 1868; m. Susan Burgess Nov. 3, 1909; Marquis D. b. Oct. 1,
1840, m. Emily Ralphs Sept. 4, 1871; Edward Orlando b.
Jan. 20, 1843, m. Mary B. Grigg Feb. 24, 1870; Cynthia Maria
b. March 12, 1845; John Henry b. March 10, 1847, m. Mary
Melissa Colvin Nov. 21, 1869; Elsie b. Sept. 22, 1849, m.
David Lant April 5, 1869; Esther b. Jan. 4, 1853. Family
home Cottonwood, Utah.

Married Mary Anna Neyman.

Married Mahala Jane Chase March 13, 1856, Salt Lake
City. Their children: Albert Joshua b. Dec. 14, 1859; Nathan
Chauncy b. Feb. 8, 1865; Mahala b. March 31, 1867.

Married Augusta Ferguson March 13, 1856, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Isaac Ferguson and Almera Foote).
Their children: Almira Artimisia b. Dec. 13, 1860; Isaac
William b. Jan. 19, 1863; Warren Foote b. Dec. 8, 1864;
Rebecca Augusta b. Oct. 21, 1866; Freeman Everton b. Feb.
22, 1869; Horace Greeley b. Nov. 22, 1872; Ona Eugene b.
July 17, 1876; Clarence Leverne b. July 3, 1878; Ethel May
b. May 2, 1882; Arthur Lym.an b. June 18, 1887.

Died Sept. 9, 1897.

TANNER, WILLIAM SMITH (son of John J. Tanner and
Rebecca A. Smith). Born March 28, 1839, New Liberty,
Adams county. 111. Crossed plains to Utah 1851, Isaac
Allred company.

Married Clarissa Jane Moore Jan. 19, 1868, Payson, Utah
(daughter of John Harvey Moore and Clarissa J. Drollin-
ger), who was born Oct. 7, 1849, in Pottawattamie Co.,
Iowa. Their children: Delos Franklin b. Nov. 5, 1868, m.
Armina Ellsworth March 6, 1890; William Frederick b. Jan.
2, 1873, m. Minnie Inez Winward Jan. 2, 1901; Julia Louisa
b. May 10, 1871; Nellie Geneva b. Sept. 25, 1874, and Annie
Estella b. July 10, 1876, died; Leone Smith b. April 9, 1878,
m. Jessie Graham Dec. 21, 1898; Owen Emery b. June 25,
1880, m. Levee Vilate Hjorth March 19, 1902; Ezra Lyle b.
March 16, 1882, m. Etta Goddard Dec. 4, 1912; Clarissa Jane
b. Oct. 4, 1884, died; Mabel Rebecca b. Feb. 5, 1886, m.
Nephi Stewart Nov. 28, 1906; Emma Elena b. Dec. 18, 1888,
m. William Madsen Feb. 5, 1913; Harold K. b. July 8, 1890.
m. Myrtle Monk Nov. 16, 1910; Kenneth J. b. Jan. 12, 1892;
Olive Augusta b. Aug. 16, 1894. Family home Payson, Utah.

Married Susan Burgess Nov. 3, 1909, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Horace Burgess and Almira Pulsipher), who
was born Oct. 5, 1846, Florence, Douglass Co., Iowa.

Ordained elder March 31, 1867; missionary to Great Britain
1882-83; president high priests quorum 1874; high councilor;
ordained a patriarch Oct. 20, 1890.

TANNER, WILLIAM FREDERICK (son of William Smith
Tanner and Clarissa Jane Moore). Born Jan. 2, 1873.

Married Minnie Inez Winward Jan. 2, 1901 (daughter of
Peter Winward and Lucinda Bingham, former a pioneer

1847, A. O. Smoot company, latter 1848 married 1854 at
Payson, Utah). She was born Aug. 25, 1875, Payson. Their
children: Inez Lucinda b. Sept. 24, 1902; Winward Fred b.
Nov. 16, 1903; Nelda Jane b. April 28, 1907; William Sterling
b. March 10, 1911.

President 46th quorum seventies; missionary to southern
states 1895-98. President district school board 1908; mem-
ber Payson city council 1910. Director Payson Exchange
& Savings Bank.

TANNER, NATHAN (son of John Tanner and Lydia Stew-
art). Born May 14, 1815, Greenwich, Washington county,
N. Y. Came to Utah 1848, Amasa M. Lyman company.

Married Rachel Winter Smith June 30, 1836 (daughter
of William Smith and Jane Colkins), who was born May
1, 1818, Bolton, N. Y. Came to Utah with husband. Their
children: Romella b. April 15, 1837, d. infant; Lydia Jane
b. Jan. 27, 1838, m. James Stephens Brown; Helen Alcy
b. Dec. 18, 1839, m. Elijah H. Maxneld; John William b.
Nov. 6, 1841, m. Sarah Kent, m. Lucy Snyder; Nathan, Jr.,
b. Oct. 27, 1845, m. Margaret Harrington; m. Annie Pingree;
m. Jane Hamilton; Rachel Winter b. Feb. 7, 1848, m. George
G. Snyder, m. Charles E. Winegar; Emily Sophie b. May
13, 1850, m. Franklin S. Richards; Matilda Maria b. March
5, 1852, m. Joseph Lingo; Stewart Tefft b. June 4, 1856, m.
Jessie Coates; Juliette b. Feb. 16, 1858, d. July 3, 1861;
Franklin Smith b. Dec. 15, 1861, d. April 30, 1863.

Married Mary Rosina Baker Dec. 16, 1847, Winter Quar-
ters, Iowa (daughter of Benjamin Baker, pioneer Oct. 19,

1848, Amasa M. Lyman company). She was born March
12, 1824, Albion, Oswego county, N. Y.

Married Persis Tippets April 10, 1849, Salt Lake City,
who was born March 15, 1821, in New York. Their chil-
dren: Alva Amasa b. Dec. 26, 1849, m. Mary Van Valkin-
berg; Martin Henry b. April 26, 1852, m. Emellne A. Barrua
Jan. 7, 1879; Harriet Persis b. June 10, 1856, m. Daniel
Gibson Oct. 28, 1875; m. John Ort; m. John Watson; Abigail
L. b. March 18, 1858, m. Frederick C. Thompson Dec. 23,
1872.

Married Sarah Littley. Their child: Sarah Littley b. Jan.
28,1859.

Married Mary Augusta Benbow. Their children: Rosetta
b. Oct. 12, 1866, d. Nov. 28, 1866; Isabella b. Jan. 28, 1869.

Member Zion's camp; president 4th quorum seventies;
missionary.

TANNER, NATHAN (son of Nathan Tanner and Rachel
Winter Smith). Born Oct. 27, 1845, near Montrose, Lee
Co., Iowa. Came to Utah 1848, Amasa M. Lyman company.
Married Margaret G. Harrington March 21, 1868, Salt
Lake City (daughter of Thomas Harrington and Mary
Greenwell of Salt Lake City, pioneers 1848). She was born
Jan. 4, 1848, Winter Quarters, Iowa. Their children: Nathan



Amasa b. Jan. 14, 1870. m. Ellen Hinchcliffe; Margaret
Bently b. Jan. 19, 1873, d. Aug. 26, 1873; Rachel Emily
b. Nov. 9, 1875, m. William M. Thomas; Francis Marion
b. April 14, 1877, m. Rhoda Wolflnger; William Joseph b.
Feb. 28, 1879, m. Inga K. Andreason; Thomas Harrington
b. April 27, 1881, d. April 12, 1901; Benjamin Franklin b.
March 4, 1883, m. Evelyn Jensen; Lyman Greenwell b. Aug.
27, 1888; Mary Ann b. April 28, 1891; Clarence b. Dec. 26,
1892, d. June 17, 1893. Families resided South Cottonwood
and Ogden, Utah.

Married Annie Pingree June 7, 1890, Paso del Norte.
Old Mexico (daughter of Job Pingree and Esther Hooper),
who was born April 18, 1865. Ogden, Utah. Their children:
Earl Pingree b. Oct. 16, 1891; Lydia b. Oct. I, 1893; Frank
Byron b. Feb. 2, 1896.

Married Jane Allen Hamilton June 12, 1898, Ogden, Utah
(daughter of Henry Hamilton and Janet Johnston, pioneers
1856, handcart company). She was born Jan. 25, 1876, Provo,
Utah.

President of the 72d and later of the 76th quorum of
seventies; missionary to southern states 1884. Member
constitutional convention of the proposed, state of Utah 1882.
Deputy probate clerk; Ogden city alderman; city attorney.

TANNER, NATHAN AMASA (son of Nathan Tanner and
Margaret G. Harrington). Born Jan. 14, 1870, Salt Lake
City.

Married Ellen Hinchcliffe March 4, 1891, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Mathias Hinchcliffe and Catherine Russell,
former a pioneer Sept. 10, 1861, Milo Andrus company).
She was born Nov. 17, 1866, in Weber Co., Utah. Their
children: Mathias C. b. Dec. 4, 1891; Amasa Thomas b.
March 20, 1894; Nathan Russell b. June 14, 1895; Margaret
b. Sept. 7, 1897; Ruth b. Nov. 28, 1898; Martha b. March
23, 1901; John Horace b. Aug. 13, 1902; Helen b. Dec. 13,
1904; Emma b. Feb. 19, 1913. Family home Ogden, Utah. -

Member 76th quorum seventies; counselor in bishopric
of 1st ward of Ogden. Trustee and treasurer of Utah State
Industrial School. Vice-president and manager Watson-
Tanner Clothing Co.

TANNER, JOSEPH SMITH (son of John Tanner and Eliza-
beth Beswick). Born June 11, 1833, in New York. Came
to Utah 1848.

Married Elizabeth C. Haws Feb. 17, 1860, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Elijah Haws and Catherine Clark), who was
born 1843. Their children: Mary E., m. Henry Nebeker;
Annie S., m. Hiram White; Joseph E., died; Henry S. b.
Feb. 15, 1869, m. Laura L. Woodland; Lois A. b. 1867, m.
Frank Fairbanks; Nathaniel H., m. Mary Wilkins.

Married Jannette Hamilton (daughter of Henry Ham-
ilton and Jannette Johnson). Their children: John Sid-
ney, m. Orilla Wolf; George Wilford; Hyrum; Jannette
Fern; Beatrice, died; Sarah Agnes; Leland Scott; Jennie
Mabel; Arnold Franklin; lona; Clarice; Lucile, died. Fami-
lies resided Payson, Utah.

Bishop of Payson 20 years. Mayor of Payson; member
city council. Business manager church herds. Veteran
Black Hawk war. Farmer and stockraiser. Died Feb. 28,
1910.

TANNER, HENRY S. (son of Joseph S. Tanner and Eliza-
beth C. Haws). Born Feb. 15, 1869, Payson, Utah.

Married Laura L. Woodland March 5, 1890, Logan, Utah
(daughter of William Woodland and Laura Peters of Marsh
Valley, Idaho, pioneers 1848). She was born June 10, 1867,
Their children: Henry B. b. Aug. 19, 1891; Vella E.; Laura
M. b. Aug. 9, 1895; LaFond b. 1897; DeOnge W. b. 1899;
Merlyn; Clarice; Konda; Joseph E.; Katherine. Family
home, Salt Lake City.

Missionary to southern states 1890-92; high priest. City
Judge at Salt Lake. Lawyer.

TANNER, GEORGE WILFORD (son of Joseph Smith Tan-
ner and Jannette Hamilton). Born Jan. 7, 1885, Payson,
Utah.

High priest; missionary to New Zealand 1905-09; bishop
of 2d ward at Payson. Farmer.



TATTOST, JOHJT CHARLES (son of William Tatton). Born
Aug. 4, 1818, in England. Came to Utah in October, 1853.

Married Caroline Webb (daughter of Ralph Webb and
Miss Akenbottom), who was born Jan. 5, 1820. Their chil-
dren: Eliza b. Jan. 27, 1840, Hannah Mary b. Dec. 29, 1841,
Frances Ann b. Nov. 16, 1843, Charles b. Aug. 3. 1845, and
Ann b. Feb. 1847, all died; John Charles b. Jan. 18, 1851;
Martha Ann b. Oct. 16, 1854, m. Joseph Hyrum Taylor;
Joseph b. Jan. 9, 1857; William and Caroline (twins) b.
Aug. 9, 1859, died.

Seventy. Farmer. Died March 4, 1889. Manti, Utah.



TAYLOR, ALLEN (son of William Taylor and Elizabeth
Patrick, born March 21, 1787, and Dec. 9, 1793, respectively,
both in Kentucky). He was born Jan. 17, 1814, Bowling
Green, Ky. Came to Utah Oct. 15, 1849, Allen Taylor
company.

Married Sarah Louisa Allred Sept. 5, 1833 (daughter
of Isaac Allred and Mary Calvert, pioneers Oct. 15, 1849,
Allen Taylor company married March 22, 1811, In Ken-
tucky). She was born Nov. 14, 1817, and came to Utah
with husband. Their children: Isaac Moroni b. June 29,
1834, d. June 3, 1836; Mary Elizabeth b. March 8, 1837, m.
Francis M. Owen May 28, 1854; William Riley b. Feb. 12,
1839, m. Margaret J. Ellison Sept. 27, 1857; Sarah Jane b.
Feb. 2, 1841, m. Robert Richardson Sept. 21, 1856; Joseph
Allen b. May 25, 1844, d. May 11, 1845; Nancy Melvina b.



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May 30, 1846, m. George Bennott Aug. 25, 1861; Clarissa
Elvira b. Oct. 3, 1849, m. Benjamin Redd June 20, 1865;
Orissia Angelia b. Oct. 13, 1851, m. Briant Heber Jolley
Dec. 25, 1869; Independence b. July 4, 1854, m. Aner J.
Taylor; Jedediah b. May 13, 1857, m. Catherine Woolsey;
Louisa Jennett b. May 12, 1860, m. Willard Pace Feb. 15,
1877.

Married Hannah Egbert Jan. 1, 1850, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Egbert and Susana Cardhan, pioneers
1848, Allen Taylor company). She was born May 27, 1829,
in Pennsylvania. Their children: John Taylor b. Oct. 25,
1851, m. Mary Kelsey Aug. 1869: Susana b. Sept. 30, 1853.
m. Alma Pace May 1870; Liberty b. Oct. 8, 1854, m. Joseph
Brundage 1875; Jeremiah b. May 7, 1857, m. Sarah Kelsey
Oct. 1880; Crillia b. Aug. 16, 1859, m. William Goddard
Jan. 1, 1877; Alfred Allen b. Dec. 15, 1862, m. Margaret
Frost June 10, 1890.

Married Elizabeth Dirdle 1856, Salt Lake City, who waa
born 1822 in England. Their child: Annie D. b. April 22,
1858, m. Peter Neilson April 22, 1874, St. George, Utah.

Married Phoebe Ann Roberta April 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Levi and Harriet Roberts). Their children:
Harriet Ann b. Oct. 31, 1859, m. Jacob Bastian March 22,
1877; Mary Ann b. Dec. 4, 1862, m. Joseph Cook Dec. 1879;
Julia C. b. Feb. 22, 1864, m. Newton Searls Sept. 5, 1880;
Mandy Melvinajb. Aug. 11, 1866, m. Alma Toung Sept. 1885;
Levi Allen b. July 1, 1869, m. Rhoda C. Jameson Oct. 28,
1890; James Henry b. March 3, 1872, d. Nov. 29, 1871; Phoebe
V. b. June 10, 1873, d. July 7, 1876; Allen. Jr.. b. May 4,
1876, m. Lula Jameson May 8, 1901; Louiaa b. July 12,
1878, m. Heber Blackburn Dec. 20, 1898; Amy b. July 5,

1880. d. Oct. 10, 1902: Wilford Woodruff b. April 14. 1883;
Matilda b. June 26, 1886, m. Frank Edwards Dec. 23, 1903.

On arrival at Salt Lake City settled at mouth of Mill
Creek canyon. Moved to Kaysville, Davis county, 1850, and
was chosen bishop there 1854. Moved to St. George, Utah,
1862, and from there to Loa, Wayne county, In 1883. Died
at Loa Dec. 5, 1891.

TAYLOR, WILLIAM RILET (son of Allen Taylor and Sarah
Louisa Allred). Born Feb. 12, 1839, in Caldwell county.
Mo. Came to Utah Oct. 15, 1849.

Married Margaret J. Ellison Sept. 27, 1857, Kaysville,
Utah (daughter of John Ellison and Alice Pilling, pioneers
Sept. 13, 1852, Thomas Howell company). She was born
Aug. 11, 1842, Nauvoo, 111. Their children: William Allen
b. April 19, 1859, m. Delia Ivie April 1, 1884; m. Elizabeth
A. Allred July 9, 1889; John Henry b. Jan. 4, 1861, m. Augusta
E. Stevenson May 15, 1894; Joseph Ephraim b. Dec. 24, 1862,
m. Annie Sophia Brian Jan. 30, 1894; David Moroni b. March
30, 1865, d. Nov. 29, 1878; Thomas Alvin b. May 20, 1867, m.
Hannah Frederson Aug. 3, 1888; Sarah Alice b. July 17, 1869,
m. Daniel H. Allred Jan. 1, 1894; James E. b. April 2, 1872, d.
March 17, 1890; Isaac Harvey b. March 25, 1874, m. Zona
Jeffery Sept. 5, 1900; Loren Independence b. May 15, 1878, m.
Elizabeth Grundy June 5, 1901; Lorenzo Jedediah b. April 30,

1881, m. Jennie Grundy June 8, 1904; Heber Calvert b.
July 21, 1883, m. Chloe Williams July 1892; George Irvin
b. May 29, 1885, m. Catherine Butler Nov. 30, 1894; Susan-
nah Jennette b. June 4, 1887, m. Alma Jamea Lee Feb. 19,
1908.

Served as bishop's counselor at Kaysville from 1878 to
1881; he then moved to Loa, where he acted as ward teacher
for 31 years.

TAYLOR, WILLIAM ALLEN (son of William Riley Taylor
and Margaret J. Ellison). Born April 19, 1859, Kaysville,
Utah.

Married Delia Elizabeth Ivey April 1, 1884 (daughter of
Frank Ivey and Jane Young, former came to Utah about
1850). She was born April 1, 1865, Scipio, Utah. Their chil-
dren: Mary Violet b. April 8, 1885, m. Ole Ernston April
6, 1904; William Franklin b. July 26, 1886. m. Irene Lewi
July 17, 1911; Ella May b. May 13, 1888, m. Axel Ernston
Oct. 22, 1907; James Calvert b. Oct. 28, 1890; Ada Matilda
b. Aug. 8, 1892, m. William Blackwell July 19, 1910; Thomas
Riley b. July 16, 1894; Iven Ellison b. Sept. 17, 1897; Maude
I. b. June 8, 1901; Wilford Otto b. Dec. 8, 1903.

Married Elizabeth Ann Allred July 9, 1889 (daughter of
Issac Allred and Chloe Stevens), who was born May 9,
1872. Their children: Chloe I. b. Feb. 2, 1892, d. same day;
Delia A. b. May 25, 1893, m. Lewis Nielson Dec. 20, 1912;
Joseph and Hyrum (twins) b. Nov. 7, 1894, Joseph d. same
day, Hyrum d. March 2, 1895; Rose B. b. May 26, 1897; Susie
A. b. Oct. 20, 1899; Nettie E. b. Nov. 5, 1901; Luven D. b.
Oct. 31. 1904; Tressie O. b. Feb. 11, 1907; Zelma O. b. July
8, 1909; Daniel A. b. Dec. 12, 1912.

Missionary to England; ward teacher; bishop's counselor
and member of the high council. School trustee; water-
master. County commissioner two terms.

TAYLOR, CYRNUS HENRY. Born July 30, 182. Came
to Utah 1848.

Married Emily Smith, who was born Jan. 26, 1832. Their
children: Cyrnus Almon b. March 5. 1849; Emily Melissa
b. May 1, 1850, m. George C. Johnston; Joseph Hyrum b.
Oct. 22, 1852, m. Martha Ann Tatton; Esther b. Jan. 25, 1855,
m. Joseph Breathweight; Albert b. Jan. 25, 1855, m. Eliza
Wollsey, m. Eliza McFarlane.

First county clerk, Manti, Utah. Carpenter. Died NOT.
16, 1854. Manti, Utah.

TAYLOR. JOSEPH HYRUM (son of Cyrnus Henry Taylor
and Emily Smith. Born Oct. 22, 1852, Manti, Utah.

Married Martha Ann Tatton Nov. 25, 1872, Manti, Utah
(daughter of John Charles Tatton and Caroline Webb,



pioneers 1853), who was born Oct. 16, 1854. Their children:
Ida Caroline b. Sept. 28, 1873, m. Anthon VanBuren; William
Henry b. April 10, 1876, m. Arimilin Laenick; John Henry
b. Feb. 1, 1879, m. Susie Woodward; Harold b. Feb. 28, 1883,
m. Elma Anderson; Emily b. Oct. 7, 1885, m. Francis Denni-
son; George Lee b. Jan. 11, 1888, m. Francis Woodward;
J. Leroy b. Feb. 8, 1890. Family home Orangeville, Utah.
High priest; ward teacher 30 years; Sunday school superin-
tendent 8 years. Member town board; school trustee. Far-
mer and stockraiser.



TAYLOR, ELMER (son of Benjmain F. Taylor and Ann
Mennell). Born Nov. 4, 1831, Grafton, Lorain Co., Ohio.
Came to Utah 1850, William Wall company.

Married Weltha Ann Spafford (daughter of Horace Spafford
and Martha Stiles, pioneers 1850, William Wall company).
She was born Oct. 31, 1831. Their children: Martha b.
Nov. 17, 1851, died; Horace F. b. May 28, 1854, m. Annie Peter-
son Nov. IB, 1887; Weltha b. Feb. 2, 1857, died; Olive U.
b. April 26, 1858, m. Daniel Whitbeck Dec. 13, 1877; Helen
b. Feb. 22, 1861, died; James E. b. Feb. 20, 1864, m. Almlra
Ollerton Nov. 12, 1885; Irinda b. June 1, 1868, m. Joseph
J. Miller Jan. 17, 1888; Pattie b. Feb. 2, 1871, m. W. V. Osborn



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