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Ellen Evans; Robert Pixton b. Feb. 26. 1860, m. Eliza
Wareing; Charlotte E. b. March 23, 1862, m. Paul F. Shaeffer;
McGaw b. Nov. 12, 1864, m. Louisa Howell; Don Carlos b.
Jan. 16, 1866, m. Kate Underwood; Lydia b. Nov. 5, 1868, m.
Chase L. Ashton; Eugenia b. March 15, 1870, m. Ernest Parish;
Louis B. b. Nov. 17, 1872, m. Sophia Beck; Maude b. Nov.
15, 1875, m. William G. Sadler; Alfred O. b. April 18, 1879.
m. Vera Hardy. Family resided Ogden and Salt Lake City,
Utah.

Member of seventy. One of the founders of Lehi and
Plain City, Utah. Produce merchant. Died Jan. 18, 1901.

VAN DYKE, WILLIAM DAVID (son of William Van Dyke
and Charlotte Pixton). Born March 2, 1858, Lehi, Utah.

Married Martha Ellen Evans Sept. 26. 1878, Salt Lake
City (daughter of George Evans and Sarah Twigg of Wales),
who was born July 14, 1859. Their children: William David
Jr. b. Aug. 17, 1879, m. Leila V. Bingham; Robert W. b. Sept.
26, 1881, d. Oct. 25, 1884; Lawrence A. b. Jan. 11, 1886, m.
Alice Dinsdale; Elles N. b. Sept. 20, 1887, m. Ella Jorgensen;
Leslie H. b. Jan. 12, 1891; Verna b. April 8, 1893. Family
home Ogden, Utah.

Missionary to eastern states 1902 and 1904. High coun-
cilor in North Weber stake. For twenty-three years was
in service of Southern Pacific Railway company, and is
now in the employ of John Scowcroft & Sons Co., at Ogden.

VAN DYKE, WILLIAM DAVID, JR. (son of William David
Van Dyke and Martha Ellen Evans). Born Aug. 17, 1879,
Ogden, Utah.

Married Leila V. Btngham Sept. 26, 1900, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Willard Bingham, Jr., and Cyntha Shurtlift
of Ogden, both born in Utah). She was born Feb. 19, 1881,
and died Jan. 6, 1906. Their children: Derrah B. b. May
25, 1901; Arleen b. Oct. 2, 1902, d. Nov. 24, 1902.

Married Julia D. Anderson June 27, 1912. Family home
Ogden, Utah.

Missionary to northern states 1907-09; member high coun-
cil of North Weber stake; ordained bishop of Ogden 3d
ward Jan. 1, 1911. Deputy county clerk of Weber county
1905-07; auditor of Ogden city 1912-1913.



VAN FLEET, ELIAS (son of Lanson Van Fleet and Sylva
Chase of Sparta, Livingston county, N. Y.). Born 1839
in Livingston county. Came to Utah October, 1848, Brig-
ham Young company.

Married Lucy Adams May 10, 1860, Centerville, Utah
(daughter of James Adams and Betsy Levitt of Lee county,
111., pioneers 1850, James Allred company). She was born
Feb. 4, 1839. Their children: Mary Alice, m. Hart Udy;
Ellas Judson; Rosebell, m. Lemuel Rogles; Sylvia, m. C. H.
Bourne; Zina, m. R. H. Peck; Jessie; Horace, m. Eva Louise
Soul; Lucy. Family home Farmington, Utah.

Senior president 74th quorum seventies; missionary to
"Dixie" 1870-71. Deputy sheriff of Davis county. Super-
intendent Co-op. Davis county. Lieutenant in Black Hawk
war. Farmer and stockraiser.



VAN DYKE, WILLIAM (son of Nicholas Van Dyke and
Lydia Okie of Philadelphia, Pa.). Born Dec. 11, 1830,
Philadelphia. Came to Utah, spring of 1849.

Married Charlotte Pixton March 6, 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Robert Pixton and Elizabeth Cooper of Tay-
lorsville, Utah, pioneers 1849). She was born Feb. 8, 1840.



VAN LEUVEN, CORNELIOUS. Born Aug. 23, 1805, on shore
of Lake Erie near Canadian boundary. Came -to Utah 1852,
Captain Wimmer company.

Married Lovina Draper (daughter of Thomas Draper),
who was born March 6, 1807, and came to Utah with hus-
band; died Jan. 14, 1867. Their child: Dunam b. Jan. 13,
1838, m. Anna Hannah Larson.

Married Margaret Stuart July, 1867, Sprlngville, Utah.
Their children: Marticia, m. Edward Jobnson; Zina, m.

George Robinson; Anson, m. Beardell; Catherine, m.

Mell Clark.

Settled at Sprlngville 1852; moved to Cottonwood 1853,
and returned the same year to Springville, where he made
his permanent home. Died July 12, 1886.

VAN LEUVEN, DUNAM (son of Cornelious Van Leuven and
Lovina Draper). Born Jan. 13, 1838, Kirtland, Ohio.

Married Anna Hannah Larson Nov. 30, 1864, Springville,
Utah (daughter of Andrew Larson and Caroline Andrews,
pioneers Sept. 13, 1857, Christian Christiansen company).
She was born Nov. 30, 1849, Malmb, Sweden. Their chil-
dren: Anna Lovina b. June 20, 1866; Dunam Pulver b. Nov.
20, 1867; m. Hannah Turner; m. Carrie Humphrey; Caro-
line Luveria b. March 10, 1870, m. Van Orden Fullmer;
Neuman Duveria b. March 10, 1870, m. Ida May Robinson;
Dellna Jane b. June 27, 1872, m. Reuben Newell Kendall;
Mary Malinda b. March 29, 1875; Andrew Lewis b. Jan. 24,
1876, m. Ida Estell Jackson; Hannah Matilda b. Jan. 6,
1878; Ida May b. July 31, 1879, m. Joseph William Jack-
son; Fannie Rosella b. March 10, 1881, m. Albert Newell
Kendall, m. Wiliam Kingsford; Rhoda Lucinda b. May 30,
1883, m. John William Russel; Sarah Edith b. Aug. 29,
1885, m. Milton Fullmer; Ralph Cornelious b. Dec. 29, 1887;
Seth Alvin b. Oct. 19, 1889.

VAN LEUVEN, NEUMAN DUVERIA (son of Dunam Van
Leuven and Anna Hannah Larson). Born March 10, 1870,
Levan, Utah.



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Married Ida May Robinson (daughter of James Robinson
and Mary Morgan), who was born March 7, 1870, Galveston.
Texas. Their children: Grace b. Sept. 8, 1891; Mabel b.
May 10, 1893; Silas Emil b. Nov. 3, 1895; Cyrus Elmo b.
Sept. 7, 1898; Mattie b. May 23, 1902; Adelbert b. Nov. 22,
1904; Arthur b. March 6, 1907.



VAN LEITVEN, RANSOM (son of John Van Leuven and
Mary Pulver of North Ogden and St. Thomas, Utah, and
Clifton, Idaho). Born April 25, 1810, Gananoque, Ontario,
Canada. Came to Utah October, 1852.

Married Lucinda Harvey (daughter of Louis Wiswell),
who was born Aug. 12, 1813. Their children: Matilda A.,
m. John C Sperry; Mary L., m. John Clifford; Seth; Lev-
eret, m. Janett Wilson; Charles, d. child; Eliza Jane, m.
John Merril; William E., m. Julia Lake; Sarah E., m. Wil-
liam Bilingsley; Harriet L., m. Orson Henderson; Ransom
Carlos, m. Sarah L. Lake.

High priest. Farmer. Died Feb. 18. 1899, Lewiston, Utah.

VAN LEUVEN. RANSOM CARLOS (son of Ransom Van
Leuven and Locinda Harvey). Born Nov. 18, 1858, North
Ogden, Utah.

Married Sarah L. Lake Oct. 30, 1879, Clifton, Idaho (daugh-
ter of Barney and Lucy Jane Lake of Clifton, pioneers).
She was born May 3, T&61. Their children: Nellie b. Sept.
17, 1880, m. Jess C. Kent; Etta b. Aug. 12, 1883, m. Jabus
M. Harris; Ethel b. March 24, 1885, m. C. O. Henderson;
Lois b. March 22, 18S7. m. Alvirus Dustin; Alta b. Dec.
28, 1890, m. Adelbert H. Henderson; Ransom C. b. March
28, 1893; Marvin George b. Aug. 12, 1895; Verna b. April
28, 1898; Herbert b. July 3, 1901. Family home, Clifton.

Member of seventies; missionary to southern states 1888-
90; ward teacher; Sunday school teacher; assistant Sunday
school superintendent 18-86-7; counselor T. M. M. I. A.
Farmer.



VAN ORDEN, CHARLES I*, (son of Everett C. Van Orden
and Elizabeth Harris). Born May 30, 1880, Lewiston, Utah.

Married Rose Tucker Nov. 8, 1900, Morgan, Utah (daugh-
ter of James Tucker and Betsy Lerwill of Morgan). She
was born June 28, 1878. Their children: Sylvin L. b. Aug.
17, 1901; Betsy O. b. July 9, 1903; Leora M. b. March 13,
1S08; Everett A. b. Aug. 25, 1910.

Farmer.



Newark, N. J., pioneers 1856, William B. Hodgett com-
pany). She was born March 2, 1834. Their children: Eliza
b. Dec. 18, 1857, m. T. Eppson; David, Jr., b. Nov. 20, 18GO,
m. Avis Bronson; John b. Feb. 13, 1862, m. Eliza Smith;
Wilford b. Dec 6, 1863, m Rachel Hofelt; Edwin b. Sept.
19, 1865, m. Alice Bronson; George b. March 5, 1869, ra.
Katie Stark; Emily b. Feb. 19, 1871, m. David Murdock;
Alma b. Oct. 21, 1872, m. Bertie Gray; Lettie b. June 25,
1874, m. George Bronson; Minnie J. b. Sept. 16, 1878, m.
John Benroyd. Family home Provo, Utah.

High priest; bishop of Midway 16 years. Selectman and
justice of peace; postmaster 35 years. Merchant. Died
Sept. 13, 1906.



VARLEY, WILLIAM (son of Thomas Varley and Maria
Slater of Chesterfield, Eng.). Born June 11, 1837, Sheffield,
Eng. Came to Utah September, 1861.

Married Mary Ellen McDuff Feb. 24, 1861. at Chesterfield
(daughter of John McDuff and Ellen Hancock of England;
former pioneer September, 1861, Captain Warren company).
She was born April 5, 1840. Their children: William, Jr.,
b. Dec. 11, 1861, m. Harriet Parkin; John b. Feb. 21, 1864,
m. Catherine Durbridge, m. Rillie Wingar; Charles Abra-
ham b. May 10, 1866, m. Clara Mantle; Ada Alice b. July
30, 1868, died; Ellen b. June 3, 1871, m. Stephen W. Walker;
Marrie b. May 26, 1873; Sarah Jane b. Dec. 3, 1875, died;
Thomas b. Nov. 12, 1877, m. Charlotte Driggs; Franklin
Malcolm b. Sept. 2, 1879, m. Mabel Edgar; Catherine b. Aug.
16, 1881, m. John Aston.

Assistant Sunday school superintendent South Bounti-
ful ward; ward teacher. School trustee. Limeburner and
quarryman. Died Nov. 23, 1908, Salt Lake City.

VARLET, WILLIAM (son of William Varley and Mary
Ellen McDuff). Born Dec. 11, 1861, Bountiful, Utah.

Married Harriet Parkin Oct. 16, 1886, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of William John Parkin and Eliza Foulds of Bountiful,
Utah). She was born April 15, 1867, at Bountiful, Utah.
Their children: Eliza Irene b. March 19, 1888, m. William
A. Wright; Florence b. Sept. 30, 1889, m. Allen Duke;
Sarah Ellen b. Dec. 18, 1890; Ethelene Foulds b. Sept. 17,
1892; Zipporah b. March 31, 1896; Vanza Grace b. March
19, 1899; Lowell Pratt b. July 22, 1903; Beulah b. Nov. 25,
1906. Family home Vineyard, Utah.

Sunday school superintendent; bishop's counselor; filled
a mission in northwestern states 1903-04. Farmer and
dairyman.



VAN ORDEN, PETER (son of William Van Orden and Juli*
Ann Haight, of New York state). Born Jan. 27, 1830, in
Cayuga county, N. T. Came to Utah in 1850.

Married Sarah E. McFerson Oct. 10, 1870, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Dimon McFerson and Mary Ann Neas of Kays-
ville, Utah pioneers, October, 1853, Isaac Allred company).
She was born Oct. 20, 1846, died July 20, 1912. Their chil-
dren: William R. b. Oct. 30, 1871, m. Eva Lucile Chiley;
David H. b. Dec. 31, 1873, m. Martha Waddoups; Sarah Ann
b. Feb. 5, 1876; Charlotte A. b. Sept. 29, 1878, m. Nephi N.
Rogers; Miriam b. Dec. 4, 1880, m. Christopher F. Burton;
Keturah b. March 23, 1883, died Nov. 7, 1887; Abner b. April
28, 1885.

Member Nauvoo Legion; worked on Nauvoo Temple;
helped to build Winter Quarters; assisted in bringing
immigrants to Utah 1856; first settler at Lewiston. Died
Sept. 25, 1911.



VAN TASSELL, HENRY (son of John and Sarah Van Tas-
sell). Born May 26, 1816, New York City. Came to Utah
Oct. 5, 1862, Ansel P. Harmon company.

Married Emily L. Street, who was born Oct. 24, 1821, and
came to Utah with husband. Their children: George H.
b. Nov. 27, 1840, m. Sarah Frances Bean April 28, 1860;
William b. Nov. 4, 1842, m. Amelia Bapp Sept. 1, 1861;
James D. b.-May 12, 1845, m. Jane E. Swift Nov. 14, 1867;
Frances L. b. June 5, 1849, m. George E. Hill; Annie M.
b. April 18, 1852, m. Barnabas L. Adams; Henrietta b. Sept.
29, 1857, m. David Dowding Dec. 8, 1872.



VAN WAGENEN, JOHN H. (son of Halma Van Wagrenen
and Miss Van Houten of Pompton Plains, N. J.). Born Sept.
1, 1811, Pompton Plains. Came to Utah 1848, oxteam com-
pany.

Married Eliza Smith at Pompton Plains (daughter of Mr.
Smith of Newark, N. J., pioneer 1848, oxteam company). She
was born in September, 1815, and came to Utah with hus-
band. Their children: David, m. Julia Provost; Mary, m.
Alfred Newell.

Married Clarissy Tappon at Pompton Plains (daughter of
Mr. Tappon of Pompton Plains, pioneer 1848, oxteam com-
pany). She was born Nov. 24, 1824. Their children: Eph-
raim, m. Catherine Hamilton; John, m. Margarett Tossett;
Ann, m. Joseph Bagley; Cyntha, m. Everett Bronson; Clara,
m. David Provost; George, m. Eva Bunnell. Families resided
Provo, Utah.

Member high priests quorum. Millwright; carpenter and
Wagonmaker. Died September, 1886.

VAN WAGENEN, DAVID (son of John H. Van Wagenen
and Eliza Smith). Born July 18, 1836, at Pompton Plains,
N. J. Came to Utah 1852, oxteam company.

Married Julia Provost March 25. 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Luke Provost and Julia Ann Wheeler of



VARNEY, JACOB (son of William Varney and Charlotte
Tyso of Horley, Oxfordshire, Eng.). Born Aug. 7, 1831,
Horley. Came to Utah September, 1856, Knud Peterson
company.

Married Caroline Lee in December, 1850, at Banbury,
Eng. (daughter of Thomas Lee and Mary Burbage of Ban-
bury, pioneers September, 1852, Thomas Howell company).
She was born May 3, 1832. Their children: Sarah Amelia
b. Sept. 7, 1852, and Isabelle b. Dec. 27, 1853, d. infants;
Mary Jane b. Jan. 8, 1856; Caroline Elizabeth b. April 9,
1858, and Jacob William b. Jan. 22, 1861, all three died
children; George Alma b. Jan. 4, 1863, m. Elizabeth Chip-
man; Ezra Thomas b. May 20, 1865, m. Cynthia Mullner;
Harriet Amy b. Aug. 1867, d. child; James b. Oct. 16, 1869,
m. Rose Darton; Charlotte Maud b. March 1871 and John
Willard b. Oct. 1873, d. children.

Married Sarah (Conder) Shelley Oct. 9, 1906, Salt Lake
City (daughter of James Boyer Shelley and Elizabeth Bray
of Claverly, Shropshire, Eng., pioneers 1851, Alfred Car-
don company). She was born July 14, 1841, in Shropshire.
Families resided American Fork, Utah.

Member 44th quorum seventies. Black Hawk war vet-
eran. Farmer.



V AUDREY, NEPHI (son of Thomas Vaudrey, born April
10, 1827, Macclesfield, and Hannah Bruff of Sandbach, both
of Chestershire, Eng.). Born May 9, 1858, Sandbach. Came
to Utah 1861.

Married Emily F. Crapo Feb. 23, 1887 (daughter of Jona-
than C. Crapo and Emily F. Burnham, pioneers married
March 20, 1859, Draper, Utah). She was born Sept. 29,
1866. Their children: Corala Hannah b. Oct. 31, 1887, m.
F. F. Oviatt Dec. 21, 1908; Anna b. July 24, 1889; Edna
b. Jan. 9, 1891; Laura b. Nov. 23, 1892, m. Lionel Parker
Dec. 14, 1910; Raymond b. May 25, 1897; Vilda b. March
18, 1901; Elden b. June 17, 1905. Family resided Draper,
Utah, and Parker, Idaho.



VERNEY, JEREMIAH (son of Nicolas and Sarah Verney
of Saco, Maine). Born May 16, 1820. Came to Utah 1852.

Married Lydia Phelps, Salt Lake City (daughter of Wil-
liam Wines Phelps and Sally Waterman), who was born
March 15, 1835, in Clay county, Mo. Their children: James
Leroy; Princetta, m. Joseph Elias Hutchins; Annie, m.
William Thomas Curtis; Sarah Delilah, m. Edwin John
Allen; Lydia, m. Philip Spry; Henry F., m. Kate Case.

Laborer. Died 1869.



VERNON, FRANCIS. Born July 12, 1813, Derbyshire, Eng.
Came to Utah 1868.

Married Elizabeth Cotrell Jan. 8, 1848. in Derbyshire

(daughter of James Cotrell and Martha Taylor, pioneers



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1868). She was born Sept. 22, 1827. Their children: Ann,
m. William Davis; Martha, m. George Robinson; Mary,
m. John Beard; Jane, m. Thomas Birch; Francis, Jr., m.
Phinniah Stewart; James, m. Emma Marie Staker; Joseph,
m. Sarah B. Malin; Ellen; Annice, d. Jan. 9, 1895. Family
home Rockport, Summit Co., Utah.

VERNON, JAMES (son of Francis Vernon and Elizabeth
Cotrell of Derbyshire, Eng.). Born April 18, 1862, Derby-
shire. Came to Utah with parents.

Married Emma Marie Staker Jan. 1, 1886, Rockport, Utah
(daughter of William Henry Staker and Sarah Marchant),
who was born Dec. 21, 1864, and died Aug. 18, 1908. Their
children: James Alvin b. Jan. 16, 1887; Francis b. Feb. 24,
1888, d. Infant; Sarah Edna b. Oct. 17, 1889, m. Frank Mel-
vin Judd; Earl b. June 4, 1891; Anice La Prelle b. Sept. 3,
1893; Edward b. Jan. 28, 1895; Nathaniel Lloyd b. Oct. 30.
1896; Richard Lynn b. May 21, 1899; Ray Staker b. Oct.
28, 1902; Paul b. April 10, 1905, d. infant; Lionel Joseph
b. Nov. 25, 1907.

Married Mary Jane Hodgson Sept. 15, 1910, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Henry Swift Hodgson and Annie Gardi-
ner of Yorkshire, Eng.). She was born Sept. 6, 1874. Their
children: Agnes Annie, d. infant; Dorothy b. Nov. 18, 1912.

President Y. M. M. I. A. of Rockport ward; bishop Rock-
port ward. School trustee. Director Wanship, Rockport
and Hoytsville Live Stock Co. Lumberman; sheep and
cattle raiser.



19, 1903; Eugenie b March 8, 1889; Jessie b. Jan. 28, 1892
m. James Willis; Zalia Louise b. Nov. 20, 1894, m. Augustus
M. Brown; Alicia Naomi b. Feb. 6, 1897; Heber Harold b
May 31, 1899. Family home Saltm, Idaho.
High priest.



VERNON, JOSEPH VENOBLES (son of Thomas Vernon of
Wlnsford, Chestershire, Eng.). Born Feb. 16, 1806, Wins-
ford. Came to Utah Aug. 20, 1852, with President John
Taylor, who was returning from the English mission with
$12,500 worth of sugar-making machinery.

Married Margaret Senior in May, 1829, Liverpool, Eng.
(daughter of Thomas Senior and Elizabeth Jackson of
Northwlch, Eng.). She was born Oct. 24, 1805. Their
children: Christiana Venobles, m. John Fewson Smith;
Thomas, died; Eliza Brerton, m. Henry Schutt; John and
Edward Venobles, died; Emily Anne, m. John Jackson;
Horatio Venobles. Family home Hull, Yorkshire, Eng.

Was a very active worker in the church. Left Utah for
Honolulu, where he died.



VINCENT, DANIEL. Born 1803, Wiltshire, Eng. Came to
Utah Sept. 9, 1852, Bryant Jolley oxteam company.

Married Elizabeth Mills at Cardiff, Wales, who was born

In 1800. Their children: Charles, m. Catura ; Harriet.

m. Sidney Bailey; Thomas, m. Mary Latreel; Eliza and Ed-
ward, died; Daniel, Jr., m. Marian Park. Family home
Prove, Utah.

High priest. Farmer. Died 1887.

VINCENT, DANIEL (son of Daniel Vincent and Elizabeth
Mills). Born April 11, 1841, Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales.
Came to Utah with parents.

Married Marian Park Feb. 22, 1867, Provo, Utah (daugh-
ter of John Park and Louisa Smith of Ontario, Canada,
pioneers 1847, Edward Hunter company). She was born
April 6, 1845. Their children: Charles Albert b. Oct. 6,
1867, and Louisa Elizabeth b. Sept. 26, 1868, died; Daniel
Park b. Feb. 4, 1870, m. Mary Ann Birkin; Agnes Jean
b. Jan. 9, 1872, m. Daniel R. Peay; Marian Kate b. Oct.
4, 1878, m. Chris Anderation; Harriet Allie b. Feb. 13, 1885,
died. Family home, Provo.

Elder; missionary to Arizona 1881-82; ward and block
teacher. Veteran Black Hawk war; took part in Echo
Canyon trouble. Farmer.



VINCENT, JAMES (son of William Vincent, born 1790,
Salehouse, Norfolk, Eng., and Mary Arnup, born 1803, Rack-
heath, Eng. married 1824). He was born March 7, 1829,
Rackheath. Came to Utah Oct. 9, 1864, John M. Kay
company.

Married Mary Holmes in 1850 (daughter of Charles
Holmes and Elizabeth Alexander, married 1820, Crostwick,
Norfolk, Eng.). She was born June 12, 1829, and came to
Utah with husband. Their children: Charlotte b. Jan. 27,
1851, m. Stephen Shingleton June 27, 1874; Mary Ann b. Jan.
6, 1853; Sarah b. April 16, 1854; Emma b. May 21, 1856;
Matilda b. July 7, 1858; Wlllard James b. March 20, 1864,
TO. Eliza Standley Nov. 24, 1886; Elizabeth Ellen b. Aug.
8, 1867, m. Joseph John Crump Nov. 12, 1890; William
Charles b. July 14, 1870; Walter Henry b. July 13, 1873.
Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

. Settled at Spanish Fork 1864. Veteran Indian war.
Farmer.



VIRGIN, AMOS MOSES (son of George Thompson Virgin
and Mary Ann Barker of Marston Mariton, Bedfordshire,
Eng.). Born Jan. 23, 1854,- Marston. Came to Utah Oct.
19, 1862, Horton D. Haight company.

Married Sarah F. Merkley Sept. 27, 1875, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Christopher Merkley and Xarissa Fairbanks
of Salt Lake City, pioneers 1851, independent company).
She was born May 19, 1857, Salt Lake City. Their children:
Sarah Frances b. July 22, 1876, m. James F. Shirley; Alice
Xarissa b. March 31, 1879, m. Hans C. Hansen; Linda Rose
b. Nov. 24, 1880. d. Aug. 6, 1882; Mary Ann b. Oct. 10, 1882,
m. Walter B. Muir; George Amos b. Sept. 8, 1885, d. Aug.



VORHEES, ELISIIA. Parents lived in Pennsylvania. Born
about 1786. Came to Utah 1861, Ezra T. Benson company.

Married Nancy Ann Leak of Pennsylvania, who was born
Feb. 22, 1799, died Feb. 15, 1891, Manti, Utah. Came to
Utah with husband. Their children: William, went'to Cal-
ifornia, never heard from; Mary Ann, m. Warren S. Snow;
Cornelius, died; Sabra, m. John Tuttle; Elmyra, m. Louis D.
Bunce; Isaac, m. Eliza Lewis; Moroni, m. Susan Carter;
Margaret, m. James Hardin Whitlock; Matilda, died; Arthur
Perry, died; Sarah, m. William Beal; Adallne, m. William
George Pettey. Family home Manti, Utah.

High priest. Farmer. Died Aug. 10, 1866.



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WADDOFPS, THOMAS (son of Thomas Waddoups and
Elizabeth Porter of Sowe, near Coventry, Warwickshire,
Eng.). Born April 11, 1850. Came to Utah 1866, Horton D.
Haight company.

Married Mary Call 1874 in Salt Lake City (daughter of
Anson Call and Margaretta Clark of Bountiful, Utah).
Their children: Thomas Anson, m. Myra Willey; William
M., m. Olevia Sessions; Cyral, died; Ezra, m. Ethel Moss;
Royal, m. Olive England; Mary, Bertha and Ida Elizabeth,
died; Ralph; Omer; Mabel.

One of presidents 70th quorum seventies; missionary to
England 1883-84; high priest. Farmer.

WADDOUPS. THOMAS ANSON (son of Thomas Waddoups
and Mary Call). Born Dec. 24, 1875, Bountiful, Utah.

Married Myra Willey Feb. 20, 1901, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Parley Pratt Willey and Sarah Jane Pace of Boun-
tiful, Utah). She was born 1877. Their children: Clyde
A. b. March 2, 1902; Bernice b. Sept. 4, 1903; Irma b. Sept.
4, 1904; Edna b. March 9, 1907.

Member 100th quorum seventies; missionary to Hawaiian
Islands 1897-1900. President colony at losepa, Tooele Co.,
Utah, since March 1901. Manager losepa Agriculture and
Stock Company.



WADE, MOSES. Born in Allegany county, N. Y. Came to
Utah 1850, contingent Mormon Battalion, Company C.

Married Mary Bundy. Their children: Mary; Sarah Maria,
m. James Monroe Elliott; Edward D., m. Belinda Hicken-
looper; Minerva, m. William Hlckman. Family home, Salt
Lake City.

Married Mrs. Armstrong at Salt Lake City. Their child:
Jane Wade, m. Chaffon.

Died 1865, Salt Lake City.

WADE, EDWARD D. (son of Moses Wade and Mary Bundy).
Born in Allegany county, N. Y.

Married Belinda Hickenlooper 1849, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of William H. Hickenlooper and Jane Hawkins
of Pennsylvania, former pioneer 1847). She was born March
4, 1830, in Pennsylvania. Their children: Edward W. b.
Oct. 1850, m. Julia Ellis Dec. 1872; James M. b. Feb. 15, 1852,
m. Isabelle Crandall Jan. 24, 1875; Charles F. b. Dec. 8, 1853,
m. Sarah Bldwell Dec. 28, 1874; Sarah Jane b. 1855, m.
Dennis Quinlan 1878; John A. b. 1857, m. Olive F. Ferrin
1875; Moses A. b. 1859, m. Sarah J. Lyster Dec. 1888; Joseph

D. b. 1861, m. Maud Frodsham 1895; Andrew b. 1863, m.
LHlie Rose Dec. 14, 1889; George b. 1865, m. Mary A. Bar-
nett 1892; Clarence B. b. about 1867, m. Marian Driscoll
1893. Family home North Ogden, Utah.

Married Mary Ellen Page (daughter of Daniel and Mary

E. Page). Their children: Daniel D.; Mary E.; Henry E.;
Isaac; Minerva L.; Lucy; George; Ruth; Jeremiah D.

Member Mormon Battalion. Died 1880, Pleasant View,
Utah.

WADE, JAMES MONROE (son of Edward D. Wade and Be-
linda Hickenlooper). Born Feb. 15, 1852, Salt Lake City.

Married Isabelle Crnmlall Jan. 24, 1875 (daughter of
Myron Crandall and Mary Jane Hurst), who was born
Feb. 11, 1858. Their children: Ida S. b. Jan. 23, 1877; Mel-
bourne M. b. Dec. 14, 1878; Elsie M. b. Feb. 28, 1881, m.
William Wayment Feb 5, 1908; Myron E. b. April 19, 1883;
Albert F. b. April 17, 1885; Louie L. b. May 15, 1887; Lester
A, b. July 8, 1889; Herbert C. b. Oct. 11, 1891; Hazel F. b.
Dec. 8, 1893; Don C. b. Oct. 6, 1895; Ardella Belinda b.
Oct. 20, 1897; Vera Crandall b. Sept. 3. 1899: Earl Crandall
b. April 9, 1901. Family home Pleasant View. Utah.

Married Ellen Stevenson Feb. 14, 1884, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Walter Stevenson and Jane Wickham), who
was born May 17, 1861, in England. Their children: Iva
b. May 16, 1885, m. Walter Wayment Oct. 1905; Louis James;
Alfred.

Bishop's counselor Liberty ward 11 years; also bishop's
counselor in Warren ward five years.






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WADE, CHARLES F. (son of Edward D. Wade and Belinda
Hickenlooper). Born Dec. 8, 1853, Salt Lake City.

Married Sarah Bldwell Dec. 28, 1874, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph Bidwell and Hannahette Mower), who
was born May 23, 1859, North Ogden, Utah. Their children:
Anna Elizabeth b. Dec. 1, 1875, d. infant; Charles Ezra
b. Oct. 11, 1877, m. Minerva Allred; Hannahette b. March
11, 1880. m. Walter A. Lindsay; Josephine b. May 21, 1882,
d. Infant; Adella Belinda b. Nov. 9, 1885, d. infant; Alvin
Franklin b. July 1, 1888; Cora Jane b. July 20, 1891, m.
Edward Gunderson; Edith Amanda b. March 7, 1894; George
b. July 21. 1896, d. infant.

Married Mary Gosling Oct. 11, 1904, who was born In Eng-
land Oct. 22, 1867. Their children: Nellie Elizabeth b. Sept.
19, 1905; Mary Viola b. Dec. 28, 1906, d. Infant; Sadie Lucille



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