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Married Hannah Smith (daughter of William and Catherine
Smith), who was born April 29, 1811, Birmingham, Eng.,
and came to Utah with husband; died Feb. 11, 1882. Their
children: Thomas, Jr. b. June 27, 1833, m. Rebecca Bird
Jan. 22, 1856; Ann b. July 18, 1835, m. Levi W. Hancock;
Sarah, m. Mosiah Hancock; Samuel H. b. Jan. 20, 1842,
m. Nancy E. Mayberry; Emma, d. child; William, d. infant;
Emily b. Aug. 18, 1847; Eliza b. Feb. 6, 1851, m. Albert
Warthan Sept. 25, 1870; Mary Ann, d. infant; Ellen Amelia
b. Sept. 4, 1856, m. Loran E. Harmer Sept. 27, 1875.

Died Dec. 24, 1888.

TEW, THOMAS (son of Thomas Tew and Hannah Smith).
Born June 27, 1833, Birmingham, Eng. Came to Utah Aug.
30. 1851, independent company.

Married Rebecca Bird Jan. 22, 1856, Springville, Utah
(daughter of John Bird and Ann Russen, pioneers 1855,
Richard Ballantyne company). She was born Oct. 28, 1838,
Yardley, near Birmingham, Eng. Their children: Eliza
Rebecca b. March 23, 1857, m. John Mendenhall April 24,
1879; William Thomas b. Feb. 2, 1859, m. Clara Elizabeth
Snow Jan. 31, 1884; Lorinda Ann b. July 11, 1861, m. Joseph
Alonzo Reynolds Jan. 15, 1880, d. Nov. 9, 1890; Julia Adelade
b. March 24, 1864, d. infant; Annie Belle b. July 24, 1865, m.
Charles D. Evans Feb. 9, 1887; John Henry b. May 11, 1868,
m. Emma Leona Bulkley Jan. 2, 1890; Cora Ellen b. Feb. 22,
1871, m. John P. Anderson Jan. 7, 1901, d. March 25, 1908;
Melvina b. Feb. 14, 1874, m. John S. Smith Nov. 7, 1912;
Erma Dell b. Sept. 24, 1880, m. Arville Leroy Titus Feb.
9, 1901.

Missionary to England 1882-84. Veteran Walker Indian
war. Mechanic. Settled at Springville 1862; moved to
Paris, Idaho, 1865; to Richmond, Cache county, 1868; to
Springville 1872. Died Aug. 6, 1906, Springville.

TEW, WILLIAM THOMAS (son of Thomas Tew and Rebecca
Bird). Born Feb. 2, 1859, Springville.

Married Clara Elizabeth Snow Jan. 31, 1884, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Gen. Warren S. Snow and Sarah E. Whiting).
Their children: William Thomas, Jr.; Sarah Rebecca; Warren
Snow; Monroe Bird; Bryan; Burton Edwin; Melba.

Bishop. Farmer; mechanic. Town official. Director of
the Strawberry Valley Water Users association.

TEW, WILLIAM THOMAS, JR. (son of William Thomas Tew
and Clara Elizabeth Snow). Born Jan. 2, 1885, Springville,
Utah.

Married Jennie M. Houtz June 18, 1913, Mapleton, Utah
(daughter of Christian W. Houtz and Esther Waters).

Missionary among New Zealand natives 1905-08; Sunday
school worker. Farmer.



TEXTORHTS, BBNGT PERSON (son of Per Anderson, born
Aug. 1, 1816, Gustaf, Malmohus, Lan, Sweden, and Gertrude
Anderson, born July 3, 1819, at Hyby, Malmohus, Sweden
married 1839). Born Aug. 11, 1845, Sturup, Malmo Lan,
Sweden. Came to Utah July 17, 1872, Eric Peterson company.
Married Josephine Hendrickson Aug. 9, 1873 (daughter
of Swen Hendrickson and Nilla Borg, both died in Lands-
krona, Sweden). She was born March 19, 1848, and came
to Utah July 24, 1873, David O. Calder company. Their
children: Mary Josephine b. Sept. 6, 1874. m. Louis Nielson
Feb. 13, 1895; John Ephraim b. May 6, 1876, d. July 8, 1878;



Albert Bennet b. Oct. 28, 1877, m. Phebe Jane Dutson Sept.
15, 1897; Maggie Elizabeth b. Sept. 17, 1879, m. Wyly Strange
Jan. 26, 1900; Bertha Edith b. Sept. 2, 1881, m. Bert Kinney
Dec. 16, 1898; Joseph Alexander b. Dec. 16, 1883, d. Nov.
12, 1886; Nellie Jane b. Sept. 11, 1885, m. Emil Anderson
May 10, 1905; Meda Gertrud b. Jan. 1, 1888, d. Sept. 11, 1888;
Henry Burton b. Jan. 4, 1889, d. Sept. 14, 1890; Josiah b.
June 21, 1892. Family resided Salt Lake City, Alta, Sandy,
Leamington, Holden, and again Leamington, Utah.

Missionary and elder in Sweden 5 years, 1867-72, before
emigrating; and again 1900-02. Sunday school assistant
superintendent and teacher; bishop's counselor School
trustee; election judge.

TEXTORIUS, ALBERT BENNET (son of Bengt Person
Textorius and Josephine Hendrickson). Born Oct. 28 1877
Sandy, Utah.

Married Phebe Jane Dutson (daughter of John Dutson
and Fannie Johnson Nixon). She was born at Oak City
Utah. Their child: Marvin b. Dec. 21, 1898. Family home
Leamington, Utah.



THACKER, WILLIAM (son of Aaron Thacker and Leah
Horton of Staffordshire, Eng.). Born June 6, 1823, Darling-
ton, Staffordshire, Eng. Came to Utah 1861, Joseph Home
company.

Married Rachel Tonks 1844, in England (daughter of
Firnalby and Ann Tonks). She died 1893. Their children:
Leah b. Sept. 13, 1846, died; Hannah b. March 22, 1847, m.
James Shorten; Lida b. Aug. 25, 1848, died; Anna Maria b.
Nov. 1, 1849, m. Joseph Myler; Elizabeth b. May 24, 1861,
m. John Penfold; William Timothy b. Nov. 7, 1854, m.
Sarah Tonks; James Moroni b. Nov. 2, 1855, and Eliza Jane
b. Nov. 1, 1856, died; Isabell b. July 12, 1868, m. John E.
Moulton; Sarah Ann b. Jan. 7, 1861, died; Charles E. b.
Aug. 18, 1862, m. Maria Price; John b. June 7, 1863; Frederick
A. b. Oct. 22, 1864, m. Sarah J. Price; George Nephi Hughes
(adopted) b. March 23, 1852.

Married Mary Ann Brown Oct. 25, 1899.

Worked in Brigham Young's blacksmith shop making
nails for the Salt Lake theatre. Moved to Cache Valley
in early pioneer days and from there to Peoa and lastly
to Heber, where he now resides.

THACKER, WILLIAM TIMOTHY (son of William Thacker
and Rachel Tonks). Born Nov. 7, 1854, Staffordshire, Eng.

Married Sarah Tonks Dec. 7, 1875, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Jacob Tonks and Elizabeth Rooker), who was born
Dec. 11, 1848, in England. Their children: Sarah b. Sept.
30, 1876; William Raymon b. Oct. 26, 1877; Mary L. b. Dec.
14, 1879; Fredrick R. L. b. Aug. 26, 1881; Rosy Nellie May
b. Nov. 19, 1883, m. Hans P. C. Hanson; John M. M. b. May
7, 1885, m. Jane Ann Bell; Maybell Y. G. b. April 10, 1891,
m. Lewis F. D. Massey. Family home Heber, Utah.

Stonecutter and mason.



THACKERAY, GEORGE (son of Robert Thackeray, born
March 28, 1798, and Elizabeth Jackson, born 1797, York,
Yorkshire, Eng-. married 1820). He was born April 18,
1836, at York. Came to Utah Jan. 7, 1853.

Married Helen Condie May 12, 1855 (daughter of Thomas
Condie and Helen Sharp, pioneers Sept. 12, 1852, Isaac
Bullock company married Aug. 21, 1830, Clackmannan,
Scotland). She was born July 24, 1837, and came to Utah
Sept. 20, 1852, Joseph Russell company. Their children:
Helen Elizabeth b. Feb. 21, 1856, m. R. P. Stokes Jan. 10,
1876; Martha b. Nov. 23, 1857, m. George Chapman Oct. 16,
1879; George Robert b. June 29, 1860, m. Anne E. London
April 5, 1883; Thomas b. March 1, 1863, d. Sept. 30, 1892,
m. Magdalen Allison Oct. 15, 1891; Margret Ann b. March
12, 1866, m. Ruben Paradise May 1, 1899; Joseph b. Sept.
20, 1867, d. Feb. 2, 1869; Eliza b. Feb. 20, 1870, m. J. D.
Murdoch Nov. 14, 1898; Mary Jane b. Sept. 22, 1874; Howard
Alma b. Feb. 26, 1877, m. Ada Jackson Jan. 11, 1899; Adeline
b. Dec. 1, 1879. Family home Croydon, Morgan Co., Utah.

Justice of peace 1872-85; county commissioner two terms.
Died March 25, 1890.

THACKERAY, GEORGE ROBERT (son of George Thackeray
and Helen Condie). Born June 29, 1860, Salt Lake City.

Married Anne E. London April 5, 1883, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John London and Hannah E. Smith, former
pioneer 1862, Homer Duncan company, latter pioneer 1863,
Horton D. Haight company). She was born Sept. 9, 1864,
Echo, Utah. Their children: Laura Annie b. Dec. 1, 1884,
m. Jesse C. Little Nov. 27, 1907; Ada Blanche b. Sept. 5, 1886;
m. Joseph E. Rees June 6, 1906; Thomas Royal Georgo b.
April 1, 1888; Zina b. March 23, 1890; Mark b. Aug. 3, 1892;
Parley Allen b. Feb. 20, 1895, died; Elsie b. July 12, 1899;
Horace Emanuel b. April 28, 1904; John b. Jan. 27, 1910, died.

Bishop Croydon ward eight years. County commissioner
one term. A prominent rancher and business man.



THATCHER, HEZEKIAH (son of James Thatcher and Mary
Gano of Martinsburg, Berkeley county, W. Va.). Born
Aug. 25, 1809, Martinsburg. Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1847,
Daniel Spencer company.

Married Alley Kitchen in 1829, near Martinsburg (daugh-
ter of Joseph Kitchen and Catherine Ghulic of Martinsburg).
She was born April 12, 1808. Their children: Joseph Wycoffi
b. Aug. 10, 1829, m. Hannah Morrison; Abraham b. 1830;
Catherine Mary b. July 28, 1831; Mary Ellen b. March 14,
1833: John Bethewel b. Oct. 22, 1834, m. Rachel Hanna
Davis, m. Sarah Maria Davis; Aaron Dunham b. April 25,
1836, m. Marie Baliff ; Harriett Ann b. Feb. 1839, m. William



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Bowker Preston; George Washington b. Feb. 1, 1840, m.
Luna Young, m. Fannie Young; Moses b. Feb. 2, 1842, m.
Letitia Ann Farr; Sarah; Hyrum b. Nov. 25, 1844; Hezekiah
b. 1846; Virginia b. March 7, 1861. Family resided Sacra-
mento, Gal., and Logan, Utah.

Married Jane Amy Baugh Oct. 5, 1869. Salt Lake City
(daughter of George G. Baugh and Elizabeth Furneaux),
who was born Nov. 25, 1851, Birmingham, Eng. Their
children: Evangeline and Ada, twins, b. Oct. 22, 1870, died;
Samuel B. b. Jan. 11, 1872, m. Verna Lufkin, m. Maud Bowen;
Wilford Woodruff b. Feb. 17, 1874; Orson Pratt b. Aug. 19,
1876, m. Nettie E. Reeder.

Seventy; missionary to Sweetwater 1848, to bring immi-
grants. Indian war veteran. Built first mill in Cache
county. Merchant; banker; stockman; miller. Philanthropist.
Died April 23, 1879. Logan.

THATCHER, JOHN BETHEWEL (son of Hezekiah Thatcher
and Alley Kitchen). Born Oct. 22, 1834, Springfield, Ohio.

Married Rachel Hanna Davis March 9, 1868, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Nathan Davis and Miss Woolley). who was born
March 5, 1836. Their children: John Bethewel, Jr.; Heze-
kiah; Katie; Eva; Milton Herbert; Nathan Davis; Lula;
Letta; Howard; Gilbert; Henry.

Married Sarah Maria Davis (daughter of Nathan Davis and
Miss Woolley). Their children: Frank Davis; Roy; Sarah;
Raymond; Martha; Ethel; Klngsley; Alice; Wallace.

THATCHER, GEORGE W. (son of Hezekiah Thatcher and
Alley Kitchen). Born Feb. 1. 1840, Springfield, 111. Came
to Utah August, 1847, 2nd company Mormon Battalion.

Married Luna C. Young April 4, 1861, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Brigham Young and Mary Ann Angel, pioneers
July 24, 1847). She was born Aug. 20, 1842. Their chil-
dren: Virginia Mary, m. July, 1881; Alice Young, d. Infant;
Nellie May June, 1888; George W., Jr., m. Emma Jean
Crismon, Feb., 1892; Nettie Young, m. Dec. 1887; Brigham
Guy, m. June, 1891; Kathryn, m. Sept. 1891; Luna A., m.
July, 1897; Constance, m. June, 1902; Phylis, m. 1909. Family
home Logan, Utah.

High priest; missionary to England 1873-74; president
Brigham Young College board. Mayor 1888. Pony express
rider. Banker; mill owner. Contractor on Utah & Northern
R. R. Died December, 1902, Logan, Utah.

THATCHER, GEORGE W. (son of George W. Thatcher
and Luna C. Young). Born Aug. 9, 1866, Salt Lake City.

Married Emma Jean Crismon February, 1892, Logan, Utah
(daughter of George Crismon and Mary Louise Tanner of
Salt Lake City, pioneers September, 1847, third company
Mormon Battalion). She was born Dec. 15, 1869. Family
home Logan, Utah.

Seventy; high priest. County treasurer. Professor at
Utah Agricultural College. Musician.

THATCHER, MOSES (son of Hezekiah Thatcher and Alley
Kitchen). Born Feb. 2, 1842, Sangamon county, 111. Came
to Utah with father.

Married Lettie A. Farr April, 1861, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Aaron F. Farr and Persis Atherton of Salt Lake City),
who was born Jan. 3, 1844. Their children: Ida b. May
5, 1863, m. Seth A. Langton; Emma b. May 2, 1865, m.
Siverine Jeppeson; Moses Jr. b. May 18, 1869, m. Sarah
Catherine Hopkins; George F. b. July 11, 1871; Leonidas b.
July 25, 1874, m. Mary Eliza Kimball; Lettie Vida b. March
14, 1884, m. William Alonzo Squires; Preston A. b. Sept.
24, 1877, m. Etta Murdock. Family home Logan, Utah.

Member quorum Twelve Apostles of Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints; missionary to England 1868;
and to Mexico. Died Aug. 21, 1909, Logan.

THATCHER, MOSES, (son of Moses Thatcher and Lettie
A. Farr). Born May 18, 1869, Logan, Utah.

Married Sarah Catherine Hopkins Dec. 17, 1890, Logan,
Utah (daughter of William T. Hopkins and Ann Roberts
of Logan). She was born April 14, 1868. Their children:
Lettie A. b. Sept. 20, 1891; Leora b. May 12, 1894; Helen C.
b. June 20, 1897; Martha E. b. March 26, 1900; Ida L. b. April
8, 1904; Moses, III, b. June 9, 1906. Family home, Logan.

Elder; missionary to England 1891-92. City councilman.
Manager Thatcher Livery & Transfer Co. and Thatcher Coal
Company.

THATCHER, NATHAN DAVIS (son of John Bethewel
Thatcher and Rachel Hanna Davis). Born Oct. 3, 1867.

Married Rachel Serena Faulkman May 18. 1892 (daughter
of Jeppa George Faulkman of Bjornsholm, Denmark, and
Anna Serena Anderson of Christiansand, Norway married
1861, Salt Lake City). She was born Aug. 20, 1871, Plain
City, Utah. Their children: Nathan Davis, Jr. b. March
29, 1893; George Basel b. April 5. 1894; Rachel Hannah b.
May 27, 1896; Eulalia Serena b. March 15, 1898; John Ken-
neth b. Dec. 10, 1899; Reginald Henry b. June 14, 1902;
Bethewel Floyd b. Jan. 27, 1905; Fleda b. April 3, 1906;
Lavar Windon b. April 22, 1908; Donetta b. April 30, 1910;
Alton Vear b. June 14, 1912. Family home Thatcher, Idaho.

Missionary to southern states 1893-95; one of the presi-
dents of I08th quorum seventies. Bishop at Thatcher since
1907. In 1901 moved to Thayne, Wyo., where he built its
first creamery and engaged In mercantile business; returned
to Thatcher 1904.

THATCHER, ORSON PRATT (son of Hezekiah Thatcher and
Jane Amy Baugh). Born Aug. 19, 1876, Logan, Utah.

Married Nettie E. Reeder May, 1903, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Robert Reeder and Ellen Flatt, former pioneer 1856,
James G. Willie company, latter pioneer 1868, Simpson M.



Molen company). She was born Sept. 9, 1877, Hyde Park,
Utah. Their children: Virginia May b. May 30, 1904; Orson
Reeder b. May 30, 1904; Ray Alden b. June 8, 1906; Philip
Elliot b. Sept. I. 1909; Ruth Ellen b. May 5, 1911. Family
home Logan, Utah.

Seventy; missionary to northwestern states; Sunday school
teacher; second assistant in Y. M. M. I. A, Farmer.



THAYN, JOHN JOHNSON (son of Ebenezer Thayn and Jane
Lockhead of Glasgow, Scotland). Born Nov. 11, 1825, Glas-
gow. Came to Utah 1861.

Married Sidney Boyer, who was born July 16, 1824, in
Pennsylvania. Their children: Mary Ann b. Aug. 30, 1849,
m. Mr. Moon; Nephi b. Nov. 1850; John Leht b. July 8, 1852,
m. Annabell Read; Ellen Jane b. March 3, 1854, m. James
Lewis; Emma b. Sept. 10, 1855, m. Jeter Edward Jones,
m. George Milner; Fanny Elizabeth, m. John C. Vance, m.
William Turner; Eliza Catherine b. July 28, 1858, m. Elisha
Allen Jones; Sidney Florence, m. Ephraim Green; Hyrum,
died; Amanda Louisa b. Sept. B, 1865, died.

Married Elizabeth Hunt 1862, Salt Lake City (daughter
of William Hunt and Fannie Woodman of Newport, Mon-
mouth, Eng., pioneers 1861). She was born Aug. 19, 1839.
Their children: Joseph Hunt, d. Nov. 8, 1863; William Alvin
Hunt b. April 13. 1865, m. Sarah Sorenia Tidwell; Brigham
Hunt b. May 25, 1867, m. Sarah Smith; Edgar Hunt b. March
7, 1869, m. Martha Jane Sm'th; Ebenezer Hunt b. Aug. 30,
1874, m. Rosilla Branch. Family home, Salt Lake City.

High priest; missionary to Canada, United States and Eng-
land 1878-80; ward teacher; assisted in bringing Immi-
grants to Utah. Justice of peace. Settled at Salt Lake City;
moved to Kamas 1875; to Wellington 1886. Died May 21,
1910, Wellington, Utah.

THAYN. WILLIAM ALVIN (son of John Johnson Thayn and
Elizabeth Hunt). Born April 13, 1865, Salt Lake City.

Married Sarah Sorenia Tidwell Jan. 29, 1889, Wellington,
Utah (daughter of Jefferson Tidwell and Sarah Seely of Lee
Co., Iowa, pioneers 1852, John Tidwell company). She was
born Feb. 7, 1865. Their children: David Alvin b. Dec. 9,
1889; George Lester b. Jan. 8, 1892; William Azell b. Dec.
7, 1893; Delia Sorenia b. Oct. 23, 1895, died; Elizabeth Sarah
b. June 23, 1898; Horace b. June 7, 1901; Albert b. March
11, 1904.

Missionary to England 1895-97; Sunday school teacher;
ward teacher. First surveyor of Carbon county 1892-94-96;
first town clerk of Wellington four years; road supervisor;
school trustee; assistant postmaster. Farmer and merchant.

THAYN, EDGAR HUNT (son of John Johnson Thayn and
Elizabeth Hunt). Born March 7, 1869, Salt Lake City.

Married Martha Jane Smith Aug. 3, 1893, Beaver, Utah
(daughter of Richard Smith and Tabitha Holroyd, pioneers
1865). She was born June 11, 1869. Their children: Mabel
b. June 5, 1894; Myrtle b. Jan. 29, 1896; Joseph Kenneth
b. July 16, 1898; Edith b. Feb. 4, 1902; Edgar Ward b. April
3, 1906; Wilford Wallace b. Oct. 7, 1909.

High priest; bishop's counselor, Wellington ward; bishop,
Wellington ward; president Y. M. M. I. A.; Sunday school
teacher; teacher in Y. M. M. I. A.; home missionary. School
trustee 12 years; county commissioner 1897-98 and 1906-08.
Farmer.

THAYN, EBENEZER HUNT (son of John Johnson Thayn
and Elizabeth Hunt). Born Aug. 30, 1874, Salt Lake City.

Married Rosilla Branch Sept. 20, 1900. St. George, Utah
(daughter of Eugene Elisha Branch and Jane Blake of St.
George and Wellington, Utah). She was born June 11, 1879.
Their children: Ida b. July 27, 1901; Irene b. Dec. 18, 1902;
Homer b. Sept. 27, 1904; John Johnson b. July 17, 1907; Alta
b. March 11, 1909; Eugene Elisha b. Sept. 27, 1911.

Missionary to eastern states 1907-08; counselor Y. M. M.
I. A.; president deacons quorum; Sunday school teacher;
ward teacher; ward clerk. Farmer.



THEOBALD, WILLIAM (son of John Theobld of Kent,
Eng., <*nd Elizabeth Dore of Isle of Wight). Born March
31, /1812, Freshwater, Isle of Wight. Came to Utah Oct. 4,
185ir-<Jbnn R. Murdock company.

Married Martha Lane on Isle of Wight (daughter of Wil-
liam Lane and Ann Parish), who was born Oct. 18, 1814, and
came to Utah with husband. Their children: Drucilla b.
Oct. 22, 1842, m. Thomas Passey 1860; Arthur b. June 1,
1844, m. Jane Burgess Sept. 4, 1864; Clara b. June 15, 1846,
m. Loren Shaw 1863; George b. May 22, 1848, m. Naomi R.
Tanner March 18. 1874; Ruth b. Sept. 1. 1850, m. Joseph
Gibson 1867; Martha b. Jan. 20, 1853; John b. Feb. 11, 1856;
Elizabeth b. Jan. 24, 1867, m. Mr. Jackson; Frances b. Jan.
24, 1858, m. Lorum Pratt 1877. Family resided Isle of Wight,
Eng., and Salt Lake City and Toquerville, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Uren, Salt Lake City (daughter of
Thomas Uren and Mary Enude, former pioneer 1860, Oscar
O. Stoddard company). She was born in Cornwall, Eng.
Their children: Ann b. June 20, 1862, m. Mr. Richards; Mary
b. March 23, 1863, m. John Baker; Amelia b. Feb. 9, 1867, m.
Martin Slack; William b. Feb. 21, 1869, m. Lorena Jackson;
Charles b. Aug. 4, 1870; Lenora b. Aug. 12, 1873, m. Hany
Jackson. Family home, Toquerville.

Elder Duncan Retreat four years. Commissioner two
years; policeman; postmaster. Carpenter. Died Feb. 15,
1895, at Toquerville.



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THEOBALD, ARTHUR (son of William Theobald and Martha
Lane). Born June 1, 1844, Isle of Wight, Eng. Came to
Utah with parents.

Married Jane Burgess Sept. 4, 1864, Dalton, Kane Co.,
Utah (daughter of Thomas Burgess and Elizabeth Isaacs,
pioneers Nelson Empey company). She was born Sept. 22,
1848. Their children: William Arthur b. June 27, 1865, d.
same day; Ernest Burgress b. July 18, 1867, m. Susie All-
dredge; Martha Lizette b. Aug. 7, 1869, m. William Alldredge;
Nellie Jane b. Dec. 6, 1871, m. Nathan Badger; Thomas George
b. March 28, 1874, m. Etta Elder; Charles b. May 17, 1877,
m. Alba Whitehead; Clara Elizabeth b. March 24, 1880, m.
Arthur Talbot; Emma Naomi b. Sept. 18, 1883, m. Joseph E.
Spendlove. Family home Hinckley, Utah.

Elder. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Helped
build road to Colorado river. Carpenter. Died March 3,
1890, Provo, Utah.

THEOBALD, ERNEST BURGESS (son of Arthur Theobald
and Jane Burgess). Born July 18, 1867, Duncan's Retreat,
Utah.

Married Susie Alldredge Nov. 23, 1892, Manti, Utah (daugh-
ter of Isaac Alldredge and Susannah Evans of Lehi, Utah,
pioneers Oct. 17, 1853, John Brown company). She was born
Nov. 7, 1874. Their children: Inez b. Oct. 6, 1893; Evan b.
Aug. 22, 1896; Arthur b. March 29, 1900; Elwin b. Feb. 1,
1902; Susie b. Aug. 22, 1903; Desa b. Dec. 11, 1905; Leo b.
Nov. 13, 1907. Family home Hinckley, Utah.

Missionary to northern states 1895-96; senior president
of seventies. Civil engineer.

THEOBALD, GEORGE (son of William Theobald and Martha
Lane). Born May 22, 1848, Newport, Isle of Wight, Eng.

Married Naomi R. Tanner March 18, 1874, Beaver, Utah
(daughter of Sidney Tanner and Julia A. Shepard, pioneers
Oct. 19, 1848, Amasa M. Lyman company). She was born
July 17, 1854, San Bernardino, Cal. Their children: Julia
b. Dec. 10, 1874, m. Thomas Herbert June 30, 1897; George,
Jr. b. Aug. 8, 1876, d. Nov. 14, 1878; William Sidney b. Feb.
16, 1879, d. July 9, 1879; Martha b. March 31, 1881, m. George
Gabbitas Nov. 7, 1901; Edgar b. Nov. 11, 1883, d. April 19,
1884; Rollin b. Feb. 8, 1885, d. March 6, 1887; Harriet b.
March 30, 1887, m. Norman I. Bliss April 1, 1908; Lafayette
b. April 24, 1889; John b. March 1, 1892. d. March 7, 1892;
Nettie Mae b. May 25, 1893; Iva Naomi b. Nov. 11, 1896, d.
June 21, 1897; Myron Lane b. Feb. 7. 1898. Family home
Duncan's Retreat and Hinckley, Utah.

Veteran Indian wars. Watermaster 24 years.



THECRER, JOHN (son of Michael Theurer and Barbara
Harlocher of Switzerland). Born Sept. 1, 1837, in Switzer-
land. Came to Utah Sept. 12, 1857, Israel Evans company.

Married Barbara Wehrli Nov. 4, 1860, Providence, Utah
(daughter of Jacob and Magdelana Wehrli of Switzerland).
She was born May 19, 1841. Their children: Magdelana and
Mary, died; Emily, m. A. C. Ellsworth; Anna, m. Heber
Chekette; Ida, m. Joseph Quinney; Laura, m. William Wilson;
Sophia, m. H. Thorp; John, died; Adelina, m. E. Mathews;
Clara, m. A. Feller; Verana, m. M. Tibbets. Family home,
Providence.

High priest; missionary to Germany 1878-80; home mis-
sionary. School trustee; member town board. Farmer.



THOMAS, CHARLES. Born April, 1811, in Herefordshire,
Eng.

Married Elizabeth Carter, who was born March 28, 1811,
in England. Their children: Elisha b. Aug. 2, 1834, m. Jane
Balm; Emma b. Jan. 24, -1837; Charles b. Sept. 16, 1839, m.
Emeline Sessions; John b. Dec. 12, 1843, m. Emma Ross;
Jacob b. July 27, 1845, m. Mariam Woodward; Joseph b. Nov.
12, 1848, m. Margaret Watson; James W. b. Nov. 21, 1850,
-m. Larrah Lee; Sarah E. b. Jan. 30, 1853, m. Aaron Beach;
George b. Oct. 5, 1856, m. Nellie Allen. Family home, Salt
Lake City.

THOMAS, CHARLES CARTER (son of Charles Thomas, born
April 11, 1811, Herefordshire, Eng., and Elizabeth Carter,
born March 28, 1811, Worcester, Eng.). Born Sept. 16, 1839,
In Herefordshire. Came to Utah Sept. 9, 1852, Bryant Jolley
company.

Married Emeline Sessions Dec. 25, 1860, at Heber City
(daughter of Richard Sessions and Lucretia Haws married
February, 1821 former came with the first portion of the
Mormon Battalion, 1847, latter 1850, Richard Sessions com-
pany). She was born May 1, 1840, and came to Utah 1850,
James Pace company. Their children: Charles Richard b.
Jan. 1, 1862, m. Agnes Jane Tates Dec. 25, 1882; William Jacob
b. June 17, 1863, d. Oct. 6, 1864; Elizabeth Lucretia b. Feb.
12, 1866, m. George Milton Pace Nov. 15, 1885; John Alexander
b. Jan. 8, 1868, m. Mary Jane Hughes June 1890; Helen
Louisa b. Nov. 15, 1870, m. George Henry Prescott Feb.
1892; James Earlton b. Aug. 2, 1872; Ada Emeline b. April
5, 1875, d. Feb. 14, 1882; George Bradford b. April 1, 1877 (d.
April 17, 1912), m. Betsy Prescott July 1, 1908; Eliza Melissa
b. July 21, 1879. Family home Heber City, Utah.

Member Nauvoo Legion; took part in Echo Canyon trouble.
Early settler to Heber City. Veteran Indian war.

THOMAS, CHARLES RICHARD (son of Charles Carter
Thomas and Emeline Sessions). Born Jan. 1, r862, Heber
City, Utah.



Married Agness Jane Tates Dec. 25, 1882, Wallsburg-,
Utah (daughter of Agness Murry), who was born in Roth-
sie, Scotland. Their children: Richard b. Aug. 26, 1884, d.
same day; William Carter b. Oct. 6, 1885, m. Amelia Lewis
Jan. 14, 1909; John Franklin b. Oct. 6, 1885, d. June, 1886'
Robert b. 1889, d. 1889; Agness Emeline b. Aug. 25, 1891, d.
Feb. 25, 1907; Ada Elizabeth b. Nov. 16, 1893, m. Fredric
Sellers; Fredric b. 1895; Alice b. Jan. 4, 1898; Rothsie Clyde

THOMAS, JOSEPH (son of Charles Thomas and Elizabeth
Carter of Worcestershire, Eng.). Born Nov. 12, 1848, in Iowa.
Came to Utah Sept. 9, 1852, Bryant Jolley company.

Married Margaret Watson Jan. 7, 1867, Heber, Utah
(daughter of James Watson and Jennett Campbell of Edin-
burgh, Scotland, pioneers 1852, Bryant Jolley company).



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