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chant and farmer.

WALL, WILLIAM MADISON (son of Isaac and Nancy Wall).
Born Sept. 30, 1821, Rockingham county, N. C. Came to
Utah September. 1850, in company of which he was captain.

Married Nancy Haws. Their children: Mary, m. George
Bean; Isabel, m. Jesse Fuller; William Madison, Jr., m.
Martha Mecham; Eliza, m. Nathaniel Williams; Josephine,
m. Joseph Rogers; Isaac, m. Annie Glenn; Juliette, m. Wil-
liam G. Nuttall; Bathsheba, m. Alma Kerby; George A., m.
Hannah Maria Clark. Family resided Provo and Wallsburg,

Married Elizabeth Penrod, Salt Lake City (daughter of
David Penrod and Temperance Keller of Illinois, pioneers
1850, oxteam company). She was born Sept. 9, 1836. Their
children: Olive, m. James Davis; David, d. infant; Susan
Malinda, m. Elijah Davis; William, d. infant; John, m.
Susan Davis; Joseph P., m. Emily Workman; Temperance,
m. William Jasper Boren, Jr., Sept. 6, 1883; Abraham, m.
Valeria Rogers.

Married Emma Ford Jan. 23, 1858, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Ford and Lucy Mayo of Chautauqua
county, N. Y.). She was born Dec. 6, 1834. Their children:
Emma Adelia, died; William Adelbert, m. Mary Ann Davis;
Rosalie, m. William L. Davis; Charles F., m. Nettie Hardy;
Martin Ford, died.

Married Susan Gurr (daughter of Enoch and Ruth Gurr
of England). Their children: Elijah, d. infant; Susanna,
m. A. J. B. Stewart; William Peter, m. Maud Nebeker;
Louisa, m. James Twitchell.

Married Sarah Gurr (daughter of Enoch and Ruth Gurr).
Their children: Ruth, m. William Steward; Alice, m. John
Hone; William James, m. Lorana Boren. Families resided
Wallsburg, Utah.

Bishop of Provo, Heber, and Wallsburg, Utah. Member
legislature from Wasatch county. Farmer and Stockraiser.
Died Sept. 18, 1869, Provo, Utah.

WALL, WILLIAM MADISON, JR. (son of William Madison
Wall and Nancy Haws). Born Oct. 19, 1847, in Iowa. Came
to Utah with father.

Married Martha Jane Mecham Nov. 25, 1869, Provo, Utah
(daughter of Lewis Mecham and Lydia Knight Wells of
Garden Grove, Iowa). She was born Jan. 29, 1852. Their
children: Eva Mabel b. Jan. 10, 1871, m. John Abplanalp;
Nancy Isabel b. Oct. 28, 1872, m. David Meeks; Eliza Helen
b. Oct. 31, 1874, m. George Dlckson; Willmarth Lemoda
b. Dec. 29, 1876, m. Hon Duke; William Madison b. Dec.
25, 1877, d. infant; Susan Vilate b. March 4, 1880, m. George
Hislop; Lewis b. Oct. 28, 1882, m. Nancy O'Neil; Emma
Elizabeth b. Oct. 30, 1883. m. Frank Mecham; Amasa Marion
b. May 21, 1886; Mary Jane b. Nov. 1, 1887, m. George Powell;
Nettie b. Oct. 17, 1890, m. Frank Teter; Isaac Wallace b.
Oct. 10, 1892; Marjorie b. Jan. 8, 1894. Family home Vernal,

Veteran Black Hawk wars. Farmer and cattleman.

WALL, LEWIS (son of William Madison Wall, Jr., and
Martha Jane Mecham). Born Oct. 28, 1882, Wallsburg, Utah.

Married Nancy O'Neil Aug. 7, 1905, Vernal. Utah (daugh-
ter of William Walter O'Neil and Susan Matilda Ross of
Park City, Utah). She was born March 30, 1888. Their
children: Lewis Lerearl b. Feb. 4, 1906; Nancy Isabel b.
May 11, 1908; Helen Fern b. Feb. 10, 1910; Anna Laura
b. May 29, 1912. Family home Vernal, Utah.

Member of Mormon church. Farmer and cattleman.

WALLACE, GEORGE B. (son of John Wallace and Mary
True of Epsom, Merrimac county, N. H.). Born Feb. 16,
1817, at Epsom. Came to Utah Sept. 29, 1847, George B.
Wallace division of Abraham O. Smoot company.

Married Martha Davis Oct. 15, 1852. Salt Lake City
(daughter of Edward Davis and Sarah Drabble of London,
Eng., came to Utah Sept. 2, 1852. Abraham O. Smoot com-
pany). She was born Jan. 9, 1836. Their children: Martha
M., m. Heber Perkins; Lucy D., m. James Mclntyre; Mary E.,
m. James Garrett; George B., m. Mary J. Hodgett; Lois
W., m. William Watson; William D., m. Faney Naylor;
Alzono, m. Carolina Naylor; Zina, m. Edwin Little; Henry,



m. Susan Elite; Arthur, m. Cora Martin; Maud, ra. George
Barratt. Family home, Salt Lake City.

High priest; president Salt Lake stake; counselor to
Daniel Spencer. Builder and contractor; nurseryman.
Died Jan. 31, 1900.

WALLACE, GEORGE B. (son of George B. Wallace and
Martha Davis). Born July 24, 1853.

Married Frances Emily Folsom Oct. 20, 1873, Salt Lake
City (daughter of William H. Folsom and Zerviah E. Clark,
pioneers Oct. 3, 1880, Joseph W. Young company). She
was born Sept. 20, 1853, Keokuk, Iowa. Their children:
Harriet b. Sept. 7, 1874, m. Oscar A. Peterson; Edward
b. Dec. 1, 1877, m. Lucy Cox; Emma b. July 26, 1880;
Stuart b. May 12, 1884, m. Alice Douglas; George B. b. Feb.
17, 1887; Richard b. Sept. 25, 1889; Rhea b. July 9, 1892;
Ruby b. May 30, 1895; Lewis b. July 30, 1899. Family
home, Salt Lake City.

WALLACE, GEORGE! Y. (son of George Y. Wallace, born
1776, Ackworth, N. H.). Born Oct. 27, 1844, Brandywine
Mills, Ohio. Came to Utah 1868.

Married Inez C. Belden Jan. 9, 1868 (daughter of Sey-
mour Belden and Rebecca Pfouts), who was born Oct. 16,
1847. Their children: Grace Dean b. Jan. 1870, m. George
M. Tuttle 1899; George Y. b. June 1876, m. Jessie Alley 1908.

At the time of the incorporation of the Rocky Moun-
tain Bell Telephone Company 1883, when it absorbed four
other local companies, one in Montana, one in Wyoming,
and one each in Ogden and Park City, Utah, Mr. Wallace
was elected a member of the board of directors of that
company and later became its president. Capitalist.

WALLACE, HENRY (son of John Wallace and Elizabeth
Ashley of Frome, Somersetshire, Eng.). Born April 27,
1840, at Frome. Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1862, Ansel Harmon

Married Elen Harper Feb. 7, 1863. Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John Harper and Mary Hetherington of Newcastle,
Eng.). She was born May 22, 1S37. Their children: Henry
John, m. Josephine Winchester; William Ross, m. Annie
McChrystal; Howard Ashley, m. Margaret Groves Little;
Rosetta Elizabeth, m. John Foster Bennett; George Heth-
erington, m. Anne Neve; Mary Elen; Walter Alexander, m.
Lulu Penrose; Mabel Katherine, m. Frederick William
Reynolds; Ashley Harper, m. Claribel Woods. Family home,
Salt Lake City.

President 23d quorum seventies; bishop's counselor 7th
ward. Salt Lake City; member high council Pioneers stake.
School trustee; city councilman. Manager National Biscuit
Co. Confectioner and baker 1863-75.

WALLACE, WILLIAM R. (son of Henry Wallace and Elen
Harper). Born Dec. 10, 1865, Salt Lake City.

Married Annie McChrystal March 7, 1890, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John McChrystal and Sarah Ann Hancock
of Houghton, Mich., who came to Utah 1873). She was
born Feb. 4, 1863. Their children: Helen b. Oct. 22, 1891,
died; John M. b. Dec. 14, 1894; Henry A. b. Feb. 22, 1896;
William R. b. Aug. 14, 1899; Alexander b. Sept. 23, 1900.
Family home, Salt Lake City.

Manufacturer and dealer in paint, oil and glass. Bank
director; capitalist. Chairman Democratic state central
committee 1912. Mining.

WALLANTINSON, WALLANTINE (son of Wallantine Peter-
son of Banholm, Denmark). Born May 28, 1813, at Ban-
holm. Came to Utah Oct. 4, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen company.

Married Engel Margret Kofoed 1836, who was born March,
1816, and came to Utah with husband. Their children:
August b. Aug. 27, 1837, m. Mary Huston; Peter Christian
Kofoed b. Oct. 21, 1841, m. Elizabeth Caldwell April 3, 1861;
Charles b. May 1845, m. Sophia Loveland; daughter died
of cholera, buried on banks of Mississippi river, near St.
Louis, Mo.

Married Sophia Petersen 1859, Salt Lake City (daughter
of James O. Petersen), who was born 1847. Their children:
Lena; Anna; James; Celia.

Married Hannah . Their children: Nephi; Joseph;

Antonious; Hyrum; Louis; Alice. Families resided Brigham
City, Utah.

Officer and drillmaster in home guard militia. Among
first to settle outside fort in Brigham City. Assisted finan-
cially in bringing Immigrants to Utah; captain of ten
wagons in Hans Peter Olsen company. Shoemaker; farmer.
Died 1877.

KOFOED (son of Wallantine Wallantinson and Engel Mar-
gret Kofoed). Born Oct. 21, 1841, Banholm, Denmark. Came
to Utah with parents.

Married Elizabeth Caldwell April 3, 1861, Brigham City,
Utah (daughter of William Caldwell and Margret Ann
McPhall, latter pioneer Nov. 9, 1856, James G. Willie hand-
cart company). She was born May 8, 1844, in Scotland.
Came to Utah with her mother, had her feet frozen, losing
toes from one foot. Their children: Christian William
b. Feb. 18, 1862. m. Elthura Oakey 1889; Charles Antontous
b. March 15, 1884, m. Elizabeth Brown 1894; Margret Ann
b. April 16, 1866, m. Kebert Kelsey 1886; Thomas Cald-
well b. July 24, 1868, m. Mary Ellen Pain 1891; Robert
Walles b. Oct. 21, 1871, m. Emily Davis 1893; Clara b. Dec.

4, 1874, m. Silvester Caldwell 1905; Elizabeth b. Dec 2
1880, m. Ezra Allred 1900; Mabel Agnes b. Nov. 18, 1884, m.
John Welks 1905; Nathaniel Roy b. May 26, 1887.

Settled at Brigham City, Utah, 1854; moved to Paris
Idaho, 1864, where he built the first frame house with
shingle roof. Director in Paris Co-operative Institution
several years; one of organizers of Bear Lake State Bank
and is a director and one of its auditing committee. Twice
elected sheriff of Bear Lake county, 1878-80. Missionary
to northern states two years, 1881-83. Elected county com-
missioner and chairman of board 1892; twice representative
from Bear Lake county to legislature, 1896-98; temporary
speaker house of representatives 1898. Author of bill
equalizing property valuation. Prompt and fearless in his
duty to public interests, honest and upright in his own
affairs and a leader in the upbuilding of Idaho.

WALSH, JOSEPH C. (son of Cornelius J. Walsh of Tor-
rington, Devonshire, Eng.). Born March 4, 1843, at Tor-
rington. Came to Utah 1866, Patrick Moss company

Married Mary S. Moss 1869, Salt Lake Endowment House
(daughter of Patrick Moss of Decatur Co., Iowa, pioneer
1849). She was born 1855. Their children: Lulu and Myrtle,
d. infants; Lavina, m. John Nash; Amelia, m. William Shep-
herd; Joseph C., Jr., b. Sept. 28, 1879, m. Margaret Miller
May 16, 1900. Family home Kaysville, Utah.

Elder. Market gardener and fruitgrower.

WALSH, JOSEPH C., JR. (son of Joseph C. Walsh and
Mary S. Moss). Born Sept. 28, 1879, Kaysville, Utah.

Married Margaret Miller May 16, 1900, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Ernest Miller and Frances Barriswill of
Bestin, Germany, who came to Utah 1885). She was born
Feb. 3, 1881. Family home Holliday ward. Salt Lake City.

Musician and music teacher.

WANGSGAARD, CHRISTEN (son of Christen Wangsgaard
and Dorthea Jensen, former of Snedsted, Denmark). Born
Feb. 4, 1820, at Hvidbjerg, Denmark. Came to Utah Sept.
29, 1866, Peter Nebeker company.

Married Kirstine Petersen 1846 (daughter of Peter
Skrivers and Kirstine Krabe), who was born May 24, 1824,
and came to Utah with husband. Their children: Peter
b. Jan. 21, 1847, m. Karen Jensen May 9, 1866; Dorthea
b. April 19, 1848, m. Niels Knudsen April 1867; Mads b.
Nov. 8, 1849, m. Kirstine Christensen May 9, 1876; Christen
C. b. April 26, 1851, m. Anna Anderson Oct. 23, 1876; Jens
b. March 23, 1855, m. Bergitte Johansen May 24, 1875; '
Peter Skaarup b. Aug. 25, 1858, m. Kirstine Emmersen
June 1880; Kirstine b. May 21, 1860, m. Joseph Harrop
1883; Dusine b. May 31, 1863, m. Edgar Staples July 1888;
Christine b. April 21, 1865, d. 1866; Christian b. Oct. 24,
1867, m. Louisa E. Hall Dec. 25, 1891. Family home Hunts-
ville, Utah.

WANGSGAARD, CHRISTEN C. (son of Christen Wangs-
gaard and Kirstine Petersen). Born April 26, 1851, at Sned-
sted, Denmark.

Married Anna Anderson Oct. 23, 1876, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Gustaf Anderson and Mary C. Johanson), who
was born Sept. 2, 1858, at Kinne Klefva, Sweden. Their
children: Mary C. b. Aug. 15, 1877, m. C. Fred Schade June
20, 1900; Anna L. b. Feb. 29, 1880, m. C. H. Skidmore June
3. 1903; Christen W. b. Dec. 22, 1881, m. Lillie Jorgengen
Feb. 21, 1912; Gustave Edwin b. March 6, 1884; David b.
Dec. 16, 1886; Louis B. b. Oct. 26. 1888, m. lone Maughan
Dec. 20, 1912; Ernest b. March 3, 1891; Ruby Edna b. Nov.
25, 1895. Family home Huntsville, Utah.

School trustee 1894-1900; city councilman 1907-09; health
officer 1901-13.

WARBURTON, JOHN. Born in Lancastershire, Eng. Came
to Utah in 1856, handcart company.

His child by first wife: Edward, m. Alice Richens. Family
resided in England.

Married Sarah Williams (Green) at Pleasant Grove, Utah.
Their children: Lizzie Ann, m. Almon Drown; John, d. in-
fant; James, m. Flo Foutz; Abram b. March 1, 1870, m. Annie
Hay. Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Watchmaker and farmer. Died at Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Sarah Williams was the widow of a Mr. Green. The
children: of this marriage were: Mary, m. Hyrum Cooper;
Lorenzo, d. aged 16; Sarah Jane, m. Hyrum Cooper. Family
home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

WARBURTON, ABRAM (son of John Warburton and Sarah
Williams). Born March 1, 1870, Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Married Annie Hay. Pleasant Grove, Utah (daughter of
Robert Hay and Mary Haley of Glasgow, Scotland). She
was born Sept. 18, 1872. Their children: LeRoy b. Dec.
11, 1893; Lola May b. Nov. 1, 1895; Stella Fern b. Jan. 6,
1900; Abram Floyd b. Sept. 5, 1903; Anna Laura b. July
11, 1908; Earl Lewain b. Dec. 3, 1911. Family home Vernal,

Carpenter and farmer.

WARBURTON, JOSEPH (son of James and Sarah War-
burton of Lancaster, Eng.). Born Sept. 21, 1831, Radcliffe,
Eng. Came to Utah September, 1860, Jesse Murphy company.
Married Emma Whatnough June 4, 1854, at Radcliffe



(daughter of William Whatnough and Ann Butterworth of
Radcliffe). She was born April 9, 1834. Their children:
Sarah Ann, m. Jasper Fletcher; Ellen, m. George King-
horn; Joseph C., m. Rebecca Stay; Emma Maria, m. Thomas
Powell; Mary Jane, m. Thomas B. Shannon; William H.,
d. infant; William H., m. Lizzie Golding; Joshua E., m.
Molly Trump; Samuel E., d. infant; Samuel E., m. Maggie
Miller, m. Nettie Burrow. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Bishop 1st ward of Salt Lake City 48 years; patriarch.
Brickmaker and merchant. Died March 18, 1911.

WARD, GEORGE P. (son of John Ward of Eye, Northamp-
tonshire, Eng., and Ann Woods of North Lufnaham, Rut-
landshire, Eng.). Born Jan. 1, 1828, at Newboro, North-
amptonshire, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 14, 1861, Ira Eldredge

Married Sarah Ann Plant March 28, 1849. Their chil-
dren: Elizabeth Ann b. Jan. 7, 1850; Mary Ellen b. April
1. 1852; George V. b. Aug. 20, 1854; Sarah Ann b. Sept.
10, 1856. Family resided Wellsville and Hyrum, Utah, and
Salem, Idaho.

Married Martha Monks July 21, 1860, Bolton, Lancaster-
shire, Eng. (daughter of John and Alice Monks), who was
born Sept. 14, 1839, at Bolton. Their children: Martha
Ann M. b. Oct. 6, 1862, m. Erastus Jensen Nov. 25, 1880;
John M. b. Aug. 20, 1864; Joseph M. b. June 26, 1865; Brig-
ham M. b. Aug. 26, 1867; Clements George M. b. Oct. 14,
1868, m. Alice Linsenmann July 29, 1901; William Albert
M. b. Jan. 29, 1871, m. Cordellia Lutz April 14, 1897; Charles
Heber M. b. Aug. 29, 1873, m. Mabel Knapp Jan. 19, 1899;
Eliza M. b. Aug. 17, 1876, m. Harvey Roylance Nov. 15,
1893; Lucy Ann M. b. March 15, 1879, m. Ely Curtis Jan. 22,
1900; Ester May M. b. May 20, 1882. Family resided Wells-
ville and Hyrum, Utah, and Salem, Idaho.

Married Senie Neilson Aug. 18. 1866. who was born Sept.
25, 1846. Their children: Emma N. b. Sept. 25, 1867; Lorenzo
N. b. July 18, 1869, m. Ruth R. Jones Dec. 2, 1891; Henry
Alfred N. b. Jan. 8, 1872, m. Mary Ann Woods Dec. 16, 1909;
Willard N. b. May 15, 1874, m. Ethel Jacobs Oct. 10, 1900;
Mary Ann N. b. Sept. 16, 1876, m. William Aaron Judy Oct.
27, 1897; James N. b. Sept. 30, 1879; Minnie L. N. b. Oct.
29, 1882, m. Allan T. Pugmire March 23, 1903; Rosina N.
b. Oct. 1, 1885; David C. N. b. Sept. 8, 1888. Family resided
Wellsville and Hyrum, Utah, and Salem, Idaho.

Married Jane Ashworth March 30, 1874, who was born
Oct. 4, 1853. Their children: Alice Jane A. b. Dec. 14, 1874,
m. Heber Roylance Sept. 15, 1892; Edmund A. b. Jan. 10,
1877, m. Ida May Cherry Oct. 9, 1901; Hyrum Enos A. b.
Sept. 13, 1879, m. Jennie Bennington Nov. 12, 1903; Martha
Ellen A. b. Feb. 5, 1882, m. George Parritt May, 1901.

Elder; missionary in Great Britain 1853-60 and 1871-72;
president teachers' quorum 1854; member 64th quorum sev-
enties; member of the school of prophets; secretary quorum
seventies. Moved from Hyrum to Randolph 1878; then
to Mid vale; finally settled at Meadowville, Idaho, 1883.

WARD, CLEMENTS GEORGE M. (son of George P. Ward
and Martha Monks). Born Oct. 14, 1868, Hyrum, Cache Co.,

Married Alice Linsenmann July 29, 1901, St. Anthony,
Fremont Co., Idaho (daughter of Charles Linsenmann and
Emma Boardman). who was born Dec. 22, 1883, St. Louis,
Mo. Their children: Charles C. b. June 7, 1902; Melba Alice
b. Jan. 6, 1906; Bernice b. Jan. 23, 1909.

Priest 1888; church detective 1887-90. Farmer and stock-

WARD, GEORGE WELTON (son of John Ward and Susan
Welton of Leiston, Suffolkshire, Eng.). Born Sept. 12, 1814,
at Leiston. Came to Utah Oct. 9, 1852.

Married Ann Trulock Jan. 24, 1842, parish of St. George,
Bloomsbury, Middlesex, Eng. (daughter of William and
Elizabeth Trulock of London, Eng.). She was born May
13, 1816. Their children: William, m. Rachel Ann Cordon;
George, m. Eunice Alice Nichols; Richard T., m. Lizzie
Sable; Alfred b. April 18, 1849, m. Mary Ellen Lowe Nov.
6, 1871; Moroni, m. Eliza Voss Nov. 18, 1872, m. Phoebe
Mariah Zundle Sept. 25, 1884; John Joseph, m. Mary Elle-
nor Owens; Ann Elizabeth, m. John Lowe; Charles Robert,
m. Margret Ellen Mason. Family home Willard, Utah.

Married Mary Hankinson in 1857, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of James Hankinson and Ann Waich of Dids-
bury, Lancastershire, Eng.). She was born Jan. 12, 1840.
and died March 1, 1882, Willard. Utah. Came to Utah
Oct. 29, 1855, C. A. Harper company. Their children:
Mary Ann, m. Robert Wake; David Henry, m. Cyntha
Zundel: Sarah Ellen, d. Dec. 6, 1863; Joseph Welton, m.
Julia Holland; James Albert, d. July 15, 1868; Eliza Jane,
d. Aug. 27, 1869; Hyrum Hankinson, m. Maggie Wickle.
Family home Willard, Utah.

High priest; counselor to Bishop A. Cordon of Willard,
Utah, 1857-71; acting bishop of Willard ward 1871-77;
ordained bishop Sept. 9, 1877, and continued until Aug. 18,
1882. Selectman of Box Elder county 1857-82; Estray pound-
keeper 1864-65; mayor of Willard City 1870-82. Served in
Echo Canyon war 1857-58. Farmer and stockraiser. Died
Aug. 18, 1882, Willard, Utah.

WARD, ALFRED (son of George. W. Ward and Ann Tru-
lock). Born April 18, 1849, Southampton, Hampshire, Eng.
Came to Utah Oct. 9, 1852.

Married Mary Ellen Lowe Nov. 6, 1871, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Lowe and Mary Wilgoose of Wigan,

Eng., pioneers 1853, Cyrus H. Wheelock company). She was
born Feb. 11, 1855. Their children: John Alfred b. Sept.
11, 1872, m. Marian Dalton Sept. 14, 1898; Jarvis Welton
b. Nov. 10, 1873, d. Nov. 10, 1873; May Ann b. Sept. 10,
1874, d. Sept. 10, 1874; Martha Armeda b. Aug. 19, 1875;
James b. March 8, 1878, d. March 9, 1878; Alice Trulock
b. March 15, 1879, m. Robert H. Morgan June 25, 1902;
Elmer Henry b. Feb. 15, 1881, d. April 13, 1881; George
Eli b. Feb. 18, 1882, d. June 16, 1883; Sarah Ellen b. March
26, 1884, m. A. M. Benedict March 23, 1908; Ida Irene b.
Feb. 2, 1887, m. Henry B. Baird Dec. 14, 1908; David Charles
b. Feb. 1, 1889; Ethel Lavern b. Jan. 26, 1891; Vernon Leroy
b. Nov. 11, 1894; Lester Lowe b. Oct. 4, 1897. Family home
Willard. Utah.

Member 59th quorum seventies; president elders' quorum;
ward teacher; high priest; missionary in Box Elder stake.
Precinct justice of peace 1893-94 and 1899-1900; assessor
1905-06; city recorder 1870-82; city councilman 1888-90; as-
sessor and collector 1890-91; city justice of peace 1896-97.
School teacher. Stockholder and director Willard Mer-
cantile Co. Merchant; farmer and stockraiser.

WARD, JAMES. Born in 1793, in Staffordshire, Eng.
Came to Utah Oct. 15, 1863, Samuel D. White company.

Married Elizabeth Taylor, who was born April 18, 1805,
and came to Utah with husband. Their child: Edwin J.,
m. Mary Alice Backhouse. Family home Pleasant Grove,

High priest. Brickmaker. Died in 1866, at Pleasant

WARD, EDWIN J. (son of James Ward and Elizabeth
Taylor). Born July 28, 1842, in Nottingham, Eng. Came to
Utah Oct. 17, 1862, W. S. Godbe freight train.

Married Alice Backhouse Feb. 11, 1864, Pleasant Grove,
Utah (daughter of James Backhouse and Jane Williams
of Lancastershire, Eng., pioneers September, 1861, Horace
S. Eldredge company). She was born March 14, 1848. Their
children: Edwin James b. Nov. 14, 1865, died; Charles Henry
b. May 27, 1867, m. Martha Brereton; Joseph Orson b. May
2, 1869, m. Mary Boardman; Mary Ellen b. April 12, 1871,
m. Hyrum L. Clark; Willard B. b. March 11, 1873, m. Noama
Beck; Eliza Jane b. March 31, 1875, m. William O. Ramshaw;
Alice b. March 26, 1877, m. Claudius Flemming; Edith b.
Feb. 12, 1879, died; Eva b. March 4, 1881, m. Thomas Harry
Heal; John Franklin b. Dec. 20, 1884, m. Bessie McEwan;
Cora b. Jan. 21, 1886, m. William Frlsby; Grace b. March
14, 1889. Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Special elder; missionary to England 1909. Settled at
Pleasant Grove 1862, moved to Provp 1889. City council-
man at Provo; judge of elections; registration officer. Car-
penter and builder. Member E. G. Ward & Sons Lumber

WARD, JAMES (son of William Ward and Sarah Brown).
Born June 12, 1840, Pewsey, Wiltshire, Eng. Sailed from
Liverpool in the clipper ship "Underwriter" April 23, 1861,
with 623 converts, arriving at New York, May 22. Came to
Utah Oct. 1, 1861, Charles William Penrose company. Milo
Andrus and Homer Duncan having preceded this contin-
gent of English immigrants, arriving Sept. 12 and 13, with
Captains John Murdock and Joseph Home, respectively.

Married Harriet Brown March 16, 1861, Wiltshire, Eng
(daughter of John Brown and Sarah Mundy of West Laving-
ton, Wiltshire, Eng., pioneers Oct. 10, 1863, William Bram-
well company). She was born Oct. 5, 1838. Their children:
Sarah Jane b. Dec. 20, 1861, m. Edmund R. Shaw; Elizabeth
Ward b. July 13, 1863, m. Charles Storey; James H. b.
Aug. 22, 1865, m. Minnie Love; William Ward b. Sept. g.
1867, m. Celestia Bailey; John Ward b. Dec. 3, 1869, m.
Kate Brown; Albert George b. Dec. 15, 1871, m. Charlott
Woodfleld; Cyrus b. Dec. 29, 1873, m. Juliet Wade; Joseph
Edward b. Nov. 25, 1875, m. Mary E. Garner; Lorenzo b.
Feb. 14, 1877, m. Mary E. Barker; Harriet E. b. April 13,
1880, m. Lyman Barker; Hyrum H. b. Oct. 6, 1882, d. Dec.
12, 1889. Family home North Ogden, Weber Co., Utah.

Bishop's counselor 13 years; bishop of North Ogden ward
16 years, and still in that position (1911). Helped to build
the first transcontinental telegraph line through the west,
1861; helped to build the first river canal in Weber county
in 1866.

WARD, JAMES H. (son of James Ward and Harriet Brown).
Born Aug. 22, 1865, North Ogden, Weber Co., Utah.

Married Minnie Love 1890, Logan, Utah (daughter of
Caton Love and Susan Rowley, who came to Utah 1878).
Their child: Henry A. b. April 16, 1906. Family home
Liberty, Utah.

Counselor to Bishop Joseph B. Ward in the Liberty

WARD, WILLIAM (son of Williiam Ward and Sarah Brown
of England). Came to Utah Oct. 1, 1850, Stephen Markham

Married Sarah Latham of Spanish Fork, Utah, who also
came to Utah with Stephen Markham company. Their chil-
dren: Kate, m. Mr. Lloyd; Hannah, m. Thomas Ashby;
Phoebe; Sarah, m. Thomas Draper; William.

Lived in England. Took part in early Indian troubles at
Spanish Fork, Utah. Died there.



WAROLE, GEORGE. Born at Leak, Staffordshire, Eng.
Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married Fannie Ruston at Leak (parents lived at that
place). Their children: Edwin Huston, m. Louisa Thompson
(Merkley); Heber George, m. Amanda Fausett; Fannie
Lucretia, m. John Morton; Jedediah b. May 4, 1857, m. Eliza-
beth Abplanalp; Lucy Ann, m. John Bell; Lielie, d. aged 4.
Family resided Salt Lake City, Provo, Midway, Glenwood
and Vernal, Utah.

Married Lucy at Salt Lake City. Their children:

Alice and Ida, d. children; Alfonzo, m. Lottie Waite. Family
home Provo, Utah.

Married Caroline Fisher at Salt Lake Ciity. Their chil-
dren: Eliza, m. William Tucker; Baby, d. infant; Cora, m.
William Stone; Edith, m. Robert Hair, m. William Reed;
Etta, m. Francis Ross; Hattie, m. Allie Pickup. Family
home Vernal, Utah.

Seventy; chorister at Vernal. Taught Presidents Brigham

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