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Idaho; former pioneer 1855, latter 1850). She was born
Feb. 23, 1862, near Huntsville, Utah. Their children: Joseph
Ellis b. June 15, 1878, m. Annie Izatt; Amy Elizabeth b. Nov.
19, -1881; Eva Lerona b. Jan. 21, 1883, m. Charles M. Izatt;
Effle Lucinda b. Jan. 21, 1883, m. Irvin M. Allred; Abigail
b. Dec. 26, 1884, m. Walter R. Sant; Mabel b. Dec. 25, m.
C. William Hadley; Kate b. March 26, 1889, m. John M.
Thorup; George Albert b. Feb. 19, 1891; Wellington Paul
b. March 20, 1894; Virginia b. Sept. 8, 1896; Marion Lyman
b. Oct. 26, 1898; Bathsheba b. Jan. 24, 1901. Family resided
Logan and Salt Lake City.

Married Esther Adeline Ricks Aug. 22, 1888, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Joel Ricks and Sarah Beriah Fisk of Logan).
She was born Oct. 28, 1862. Their children: Esther b.
July 8, 1891; Ida b. May 9, 1893; Ellis Ricks b. Sept. 23,
1896; Jean b. Feb. 23, 1898; Joel Ricks b. March 10, 1900.
Family home Logan, Utah.

Counselor in bishopric of Clifton ward 1877-79; president
T. M. M. I. A. of 1st ward, Logan, 1882-84; missionary to
Colorado 1902-04; counselor in bishopric of Logan, 1st ward,
1884-98; clerk of Cache stake 1896-1907. City recorder
Logan 1884 and 1888-90. Secretary of A. C. U. 1897-1900.
Founder of the Keister Ladies Tailoring College in Utah.

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WILSON, JOSEPH ELLIS, JR. (son of Joseph Ellis Wilson
and Lerona Abigail Monroe Martin). Born June 15, 1878,
Clifton, Idaho.

Married Annie Izatt Nov. 27, 1901, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Alexander Izatt and Elizabeth Boyle of Logan, pio-
neers Oct. 4, 1864, William Warren company). She was
born Feb. 7, 1879. Their children: Joseph Ellis b. April
11, 1905; Alexander Izatt b. March 7, 1907; Royal Guy b.
Oct. 19. 1908; Luther Edmund b. June 22, 1911. Family
home Logan, Utah.

Counselor in bishopric of Logan, 1st ward, 1907 to tha
present time; missionary to northern states 1897-99. Con-
tractor In cement and concrete work. Second vice-presi-
dent Farmers and Merchants Savings Bank.



WIMMER, PETER. Born 1776. Came to Utah 1850.

Married Elizabeth Shirley, who was born in 1780 and
died in 1862, Springville, Utah. Their children: Jacob;
Robert; John; Peter, Jr.; Polly; Jamima; Susan; Martha;
Elizabeth; Ellen. Family resided in Ohio, Indiana, Cali-
fornia and Ogden and Mill Creek, Utah.

Farmer. Died 1864 Springville.

WIMMER, ROBERT (son of Peter Wimmer of Germany
and Elizabeth Shirley). Born Dec. 11, 1805, Pennsylvania.
Came to Utah 1852 at head of own company.

Married Elizabeth Wilkerson (daughter of Thomas Wil-
kerson of Kentucky), who was born in 1812. Their chil-
dren: William B., m. Elizabeth Funnel; John P., m. Sarah
Moore; Eliza J., m. Albert Dimick; Susan, m. Henry Boyce;
Thomas G., m. Elizabeth Simons. Family resided Cotton,
wood and Payson, Utah.

Member Payson quorum seventies. Farmer and fruit-
raiser. Died 1893, Payson.

WIMMER, THOMAS G. (son of Robert Wimmer and Eliza-
beth Wilkerson). Born May 10, 1847, Harris Grove, Har-
rison Co., Iowa. Came to Utah with father.

Married Elizabeth Simons April 21, 1866, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Orra Simons and Martha Dixon, pioneers
Oct. 12, 1854). She was born June 26, 1849. Their chil-
dren: Thomas G., Jr., b. June 12, 1867, m. Sarah E. Patten;
Emily E. b. May 28, 1869, m. Andrew J. Shores; Orra, died;
Robert S. b. Oct. 31, 1872, m. Anna N. Douglas; Martha
L. b. Oct. 29, 1874, m. Silas F. Johnson; Ethel G. b. April
3, 1876, m. Charles W. Spaulding; William L. b. Jan. 17,
1878, m. Edith Dramer; Susan L. b. Dec. 6, 1879; Wayne
b. March 3, 1884; Ina b. March 5, 1886, died; Hazel b. May
13, 1887, m. Fred Bennion; Reed b. July 7, 1890; Remus
b. Dec. 24, 1891, died. Family resided Payson and Salt Lake
City.

Elder. Farmer and stockralser.

WIMMER, THOMAS G., JR. (son of Thomas G. Wimmer
and Elizabeth Simons). Born June 12, 1867, Payson, Utah.

Married Sarah E. Patten June 1. 1886, Payson, Utah
(daughter of George Patten and Mary Nelson of Payson).
She was born 1869. Their children: Lloyd P. b. March 3,
1887, m. Ida Kirk; Andy J. b. Fob. 26. 1889; Laura b. 1890;
Marguerite b. 1898; Edwin b. Nov. 1900. Family resided
Green River, Payson and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Postmaster at Green River. Farmer and stockraiser.



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WINBERG, ANDERS W. (son of Swen Winberg and Helen
Nelson of Sweden). Born April 13, 1830. Came to Utah 1854.

Married Andrlne W. Friese Feb. 4, 1854, on board steamer
"Benjamin Adams" (daughter of Edward Bernhert Friese
and Louisa Karata Knudson of Vordingborg, Denmark).
She was born Sept. 5, 1831. Their children: Wilhelmina
Li., m. Samuel Newton; m. Francis Tate; Eliza M., m. Joseph
J. Snell; Anders William, m. Josephine Poulson; Andrine
J., m. Joseph Knight; Sarah, m. Bernhert Friese, m. Wil-
ford Hancock; Eva, m. Charles Cummings, m. Simon P.
Creagh. Family home, Salt Lake City.

High priest; member 49th quorum seventies; missionary
to Scandinavia six years; patriarch. Publisher Scandina-
vian paper. Died August, 1909.



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WINDER, JOHN REX (son of Richard and Sophia Winder
of Beddington, Kent, Eng.). Born Dec. 11, 1821, Bedding-
ton. Came to Utah Oct. 10, 1853, John W. Young company.

Married Ellen Walters Nov. 24, 1845, London, Eng. (daugh-
ter of William and Ellen Walters of Liverpool, Eng.).
Thejr children: Ellen b. Jan. 31, 1847, d. March 17, 1848;
John R. b. Sept. 19, 1848; Alma W. b. June 27, 1850, d.
July 1851; Martha W. b. July 7, 1852, m. N. W. Kimball;
Mary W. b. July 7, 1852, m. Charles W. Carrington; Emily
W. b. Aug. 20, 1854, d. Aug. 15, 1855; Lizzie b. July 2, 1856,
m. Joshua Eldridge; Eliza Ann b. Feb. 13, 1858, m. John
G. Midgley; Frederick William b. April 18, 1860, d. May
1860; Susan Sophia b. Nov. 10, 1861, m. T. A. Williams.
Family home. Salt Lake City.

Married Elizabeth Parker Jan 11, 1857, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John and Alice Parker), who was born March
14, 1837. Their children: William Charles b. Sept. 30, 1858,
m. Rose Taylor; Alice b. Sept. 1, 1860, m. William Bradford;
Richard b. July 31, 1862, m. Mary Emma Cahoon; Mary
Ann b. April 28, 1865, m. James Stedman; Edwin Joseph
b. June 8, 1867, m. Ada B. Calder; Matilda Edna b. Dec. 9,

1871, m. Reuben S. Hamilton; Ella May b. Jan. 14, 1875,
m. Walter S. Mackay; Gertrude b. Aug. 23, 1877, m. Mark
T. C. Cannon; Kex Parker b. Sept. 9, 1879, m. Reuhannah
E. Fisher; Luella b. Sept. 27, 1870, m. James Giles.

Married Mira Burnham Oct. 27, 1893, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Luther C. Burnham and Matilda Barnett of
Salt Lake City). She was born Sept. 30, 1869.

Associated with the Liverpool branch until February,
1853; first counselor to the President of the Church from
Oct. 17, 1901. to time of death; in April, 1892, was selected
by the first presidency to have special charge of the com-
pletion of the Salt' Lake Temple; first assistant to Apostle
Lorenzo Snow, in the presidency of the Temple; second
counselor to William B. Preston, presiding bishop; seventy
1854; high priest 1872; one of the 12th quorum of seventies;
subsequently acting bishop of 14th ward, Salt Lake City;
counselor in bishopric of 14th ward. Salt Lake City, April,
1872; member of the high council of Salt Lake stake. Cap-
tain of a company of lancers during the Echo Canyon war;
with General George D. Grant on an Indian expedition In
Tooele Valley March, 1858; served in the Black Hawk war
1865 to 1867 and collected and made up the accounts of
the expenses of that strife; lieutenant-colonel of cavalry
In the militia. Assessor and collector for Salt Lake City
1870-84; city councilman three terms; city watermaster
1884-87; United States gauger, in the internal revenue
department. President for many years of Deseret Agri-
cultural and Manufacturing Society. Member of the early
constitutional conventions. Shoe manufacturer and tanner;
director of Utah Iron Manufacturing Company, Z. C. M. I.,
Deseret National Bank, Deseret Savings Bank, Zion's Saving
Bank and Trust Co., and the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company;
president of the Deseret Investment Company; vice-presi-
dent of the Utah Light and Power Company. Died March
27. 1910.

WINDER, JOHN R. (son of John Rex Winder and Ellen
Walters). Born Sept. 19, 1848, Liverpool, Eng. Came to
Utah Oct. 10, 1853, with parents.
Business man.

WINDER, EDWIN JOSEPH (son of John Rex Winder and
Elizabeth Parker). Born June 8, 1867, Mill Creek. Utah.

Married Ada Bennion Calder Nov. 23, 1898, Salt Lake
City (daughter of George Calder and Mary Bennion, of
Salt Lake City and Vernal, Utah), who was born May 25,

1872. Their children: Mary Elizabeth b. May 22, 1900; John
Rex b. Oct. 28, 1904; George Calder b. March 31, 1907; Edwin
Joseph, Jr. b. Aug. 12, 1909; William Wallace b. July 3, 1912.
Family home Vernal, Utah.

Member of 61st and 97th quorums seventies; missionary
to Great Britain 1894-96; high priest; alternate member of
high council; counselor to Bishop George E. Wilkins,
Bishop Frederick G. Bringham and Bishop David Bennion,
second ward. Vernal, Utah; stake superintendent of Sun-
day schools 1907-09; missionary to Uinta Indian reservation
1907. Moved to Vernal July 24, 1901. Merchant; farmer;
stockraiser. Member of the firm of Winder & Bingham,
later the Acorn Mercantile Co. Taught school three years
at Jensen, Union and Vernal, Utah.



who was born July 26, 1817. Their children: John, m.
Grace Jane Mellen; Samuel (Thomas), m. Rachel Kilfoyle;
m. Elizabeth Deshazo; m. Alice Robinson; Alvin Jr., m.
Louisa Druce; Margeret Ann, m. Peter Howell; William,
m. Eliza Stewart; m. Rose Shaw; Louisa, m. Zadock
Mitchell; Sarah, m. Delancy Harmon; m. Alexander Brown.
Family home 6th ward, Salt Lake City.

Member 5th quorum seventies; elder; high priest. Stone-
cutter for Salt Lake Temple. Died June 12, 1874.

WINEGAR, JOHN (son of Alvin Winegar and Mary Judd).
Born Sept. 28, 1838, Clay county, Mo. Came to Utah with
father.

Married Grace Jane Mellen in 1858, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Mellen and Jane Ramsden of Bolton
Lancastershire, Eng., pioneers 1848). She was born Aug.
27, 1840. Their children: Mary Jane b. Jan. 25, 1859, m.
Samuel Mills; Lucinda E. b. Jan. 16, 1861, m. Able J. Flint;
Alice b. Feb. 3, 1863, m. John Franklin Frost; Annie Laura
b. Jan. '4, 1866, m. William Brown; Susan b. March 16,
1868, d. aged 16; John J. Alvin b. June 20, 1873, m. Rosabell
Walker; Rosina b. April 18, 1875, m. Joseph Parkins; Grace
b. June 4, 1878, m. Samuel Hepworth; Lawrence L. b. Sept.
5, 1880, m. Silvia Stoddard; Chloe b. Sept. 21, 1883, m. John
Bolt. Family home South Bountiful, Utah.

Member 5th quorum seventies; elder; high priest; Sunday
school superintendent South Bountiful ward 11 years.
Farmer and stockraiser. Famous duck hunter.



WING, JOHN WILLIAM (son of Mathias Wing and Eliza-
beth Cheneworth, of Illinois; former born Nov. 22, 1813,
latter 1820). He was born May 25, 1845, Pike county, 111.
Came to Utah Aug. 29, 1862, Lewis Bronson company.

Married Martha Goates Oct. 11, 1868 (daughter of Wil-
liam Goates and Susan Raynor, pioneers Sept. 3, 1852, Abra-
ham O. Srnoot company). She was born June 12, 1848.
Their children: John William, Jr., b. July 28, 1870, m. Rachel
Evans Sept. 7, 1898; Rosalinda b. April 17, 1872, m. James
E. Ross; George Hyrum b. March 31, 1874, m. Harriet
Jacob June 19, 1895, m. Martha Ann Fox Dec. 5, 1900; Nor-
man Arthur b. Sept. 23, 1876, m. Marian Boley Sept. 7, 1898;
Emma Jane b. Oct. 11, 1878; Samuel Joseph b. Feb. 15, 1882,
m. Barbara Marie Bush; Charles Rodolph b. Nov. 2, 1884,
m. Violet Taylor; Alvla b. July 17, 1887.

High priest; member of high council of Heber City ward.
Went to Missouri River in 1863 to assist immigration; also
made five trips across plains for freight. Soldier In Black
Hawk war in San Pete county. Early settler of Heber
City. Farmer; freighter; contractor. Furnished Utah
Sugar Co. with its lime rock for ten years.

WING. JOHN WILLIAM, JR. (son of John William Wing
and Martha Goates). Born July 28, 1870, Lehi, Utah.

Married Rachel Evans Sept. 7, 1898, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Bishop David Evans, pioneer 1850, in his own
company, and Margaret C. Holm, pioneer 1857, with Chris-
tian Christiansen company). Their children: Elden Wil-
liam b. June 29, 1899; Velma b. Dec. 5, 1901; Lela Race b.
Jan. 22, 1908; Arva Deborah b. Nov. 10, 1912.

Missionary to England 1905-1907; one of the seven presi-
dents of 68th quorum of seventies.



WINEGAR, ALVIN (son of Samuel and Rhoda Winegar of
Chenango county, N. T.). Born May 13, 1816, in Chenango
county. Came to Utah 1852, Benjamin Gardner company.
Married Mary Judd Aug. 29, 1837, Chenanpro county, N. T.
(daughter of John and Rhoda Judd of North Carolina),



WINGET, CYRUS (son of William Wlnget and Sarah Lind-
ley of Pennsylvania). Born Jan. 22, 1815, Pennsylvania.
Came to Utah Oct. 3, 1847, Charles C. Rich company.

Married Catharine Hulet April 7, 1841, Nauvoo, 111.
(daughter of Charles Hulet and Margaret Noah of Nelson,
Portage Co., Ohio, pioneers September, 1850). She was born
March 12, 1820. Their children: Zenos, m. Huetta Johnson;
Malvina, m. Ellas De Mills; Alphonzo, m. Almeda Mariah
Washburn; Fidelia, m. Oliver De Mills; Cyrus, Jr., m. Adella
Squires; Elvira D., m. James Locks; Catharine E., m. Jergen
Jergensen. Family resided Nauvoo, 111., and Sprlngville,
Utah.

Elder. Settled In Iron county, 1853. Indian war veteran.
Choir leader at Springville. Cooper; farmer. Died Jan. 14,
1854, Cedar City, Utah.

WINGET, ALPHONZO (son of Cyrus Winget and Catharine
Hulet). Born Jan. 5, 1846, Nauvoo, 111. Came to Utah with
parents.

Married Almeda Mariah Washburn Jan. 5, 1866, Manti,
Utah (daughter of Abraham Washburn and Clarinda
Gleason of New England, pioneers 1848, Captain Musser
company). She was born Nov. 22, 1849, Manti, Utah, being
the first white child born in San Pete county. Their chil-
dren: Alphonzo, Jr. b. June 24, 1867, died; Luclan Zenos
b. Dec. 19, 1868, m. Mary Ellen Lisonbee; Cyrus Abraham
b. March 24, 1871, m. Annie Swindle; Civllla Almeda b.
March 18. 1873, m. Alma Magelby; Alonzo b. April 5, 1875,
and Lula Lorena b. Sept. 22, 1877, died; Parley b. Feb. 11,
1880, m. Frances Jolley; John Frederick b. Dec. 5, 1882,
m. Clara Lewis; Maud b. May 15, 1885, m. Charles Arnold;
Printha b. Sept. 11, 1887, m. Charley Foutin; Claudius
b. April 26, 1890; Grover Cleveland b. Nov. 8, 1892, m. Lilly
Brown. Family home Monroe, Utah.

Missionary to southern states 1889; high priest. Early
settler at St. George, Utah. Active pioneer in Utah, San
Pete and Sevier counties. Black Hawk war veteran. Mem-
ber Monroe town board eight years; marshal at Monroe
five years; school trustee of Monroe three years. Presi-
dent Monroe Irrigation Co., 1890-91; watermaster Mon-
roe Irrigation Co. ten years; watermaster South Bend
Canal Co., 1905-12. Farmer and apiarist.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



WINKLESS, JOSEPH (son of Thomas Wlnkless and Mary
Palmer of St. Louis, Mo.). Born Jan. 31, 1847, at St. Louis.
Came to Utah 1850, Bishop Edward Hunter company.

Married Sarah Ann Pridy July 25, 1868, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Samuel Prldy and Mary James of London,
Eng., pioneers 1861). She was born Feb. 8, 1854. Their
children: Sarah Elizabeth b. Sept. 28, 1870, m. John Wilklns;
Mary Emily b. Sept. 8, 1872, m. E. C. Nelson; Lilly May b.
Jan. 7, 1875, m. G. F. Watson; Hattie Florence b. Jan. 11,
1878, m. C. C. Carstensen; Ray b. Nov. 4, 1880. m. Arch
H. Pett; Mabel b. Oct. 11, 1885, m. M. S. Saville; Adel b. June
22, 1887, m. Gordon Cain; Mattle b. Sept. 16, 1890; Dora b.
April 14, 1893; Joseph Thomas b. May 18, 1895. Family
home, Salt Lake City.

Elder. Superintendent of construction for Walker & Mc-
Cormick; built Grand Theater and other large buildings.



WINN, JESSE RAT (son of Dennis Alma Winn and Emma
Bair). Born Feb. 20, 1889, Vernal. Utah.

Married Jean Reynolds Feb. 28, 1912, Vernal, Utah (daugh-
ter of William H. Reynolds of Vernal), who was born Aug.
5, 1885. Family home Roosevelt, Utah.

Farmer.



WINN, DENNIS GEORGE (son of John Winn and Susan
Spaulding of Lincolnshire, Eng.). Born Aug. 8, 1831, Lin-
colnshire. Came to Utah Oct. 10, 1853, John W. Young com-
pany.

Married Hannah Crossley 1859 (daughter of John and
Mary Crossley, pioneers 1858). Their children: Latltia,
m. Robert Siley; George; Ephraim; Annie; William; Bertha,
m. Mr. Johns. Family home St. Charles, Idaho.

Married Alice Cunliffe April, 1866, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John and Alice Cunliffe, of Liverpool. Eng., pioneers
October, 1865). She was born July 12, 1846. Their chil-
dren: John b. July 6, 1867, died; Elizabeth b. March 14,
1869. m. Albert Beutler; Thomas C. b. March 7, 1871. m.
Elsie Pitt; Robert b. March 12, 1873, m. Annie Jensen; Eden
b. March 19, 1875, m. Carrie Brimhall; Ernest b. Aug. 6,
1877, m. Lula Davet Ostler; Georgiana b. Nov. 5, 1879, m.
George Worthington; David b. Sept. 22, 1883, m. Jennie
Cooper. Family home Nephi, Utah.

Miller. Died Aug. 17, 1910, St. Charles, Idaho.

WINN, ERNEST (son of Dennis George Winn and Alice
Cunliffe). Born Aug. 6, 1877, Bountiful, Utah.

Married Lula Davet Ostler Jan. 11, 1899, Salt Lake City
(daughter of David Ostler and Ann Scott [Foster] of Nephi,
Utah), who was born May 2, 1878. Their children: Ernest
Raymond b. Jan. 1, 1900; Leroy b. Dec. 13, 1903, d. same day;
Evelyn b. April 14, 1905; Carlyle b. July 28, 1908; Erma b.
Nov. 30, 1911. Family home American Fork, Utah.

President religion class work Jaub stake; chorister
Nephi first ward Sunday school; high council Juab stake;
president Y. M. M. I. A.; chorister and superintendent Sun-
day school 22nd ward. Salt Lake City; assistant superin-
tendent Sunday school second ward, American Fork; high
priest. Salesman.



WINN, MINER. Came to Utah in 1847.

Married Nancy Wilson. Their children: Dennis Wilson;
John, m. Elizabeth Pugh; James and Ellas, died; Thomas,
m. Phoebe Norton; Alma, m. Catharine McDonald; Jane,
m. Ezra Beckstead; Mary. Family home. Salt Lake valley.

Seventy. Indian war veteran. Farmer. Died at Rich-
field, Utah.

WINN, DENNIS WILSON (son of Miner Winn and Nancy
Wilson of Mobile, Ala.). Born Dec. 11, 1826, Mobile. Came
to Utah 1848, contingent Mormon Battalion.

Married Margaret Bateman Jan. 2, 1849, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph Bateman and Margaret Turner of
Bolton, Lancastershire, Eng., pioneers 1848, Lorenzo Snow
company). She was born Jan. 5, 1831. Their children:
Dennis Alma, m. Emma Bair; John, m. Lottie Fluett; James,
m. Angeline Thomas; Elizabeth, m. Henry Meyer; Margaret;
Joseph, m. Lou Crawl; Ellas, m. Nancy Winn; Mary, m.
Charles Alonzo McCarrel; Sarah, m. Mark Jessup Golightly;
William, m. Elizabeth Eaton; Tessie, d. child. Family
resided Richmond and Preston, Idaho, and Vernal, Utah.

High priest. Indian war veteran. Built first house in
Preston. Farmer. Died Jan. 23, 1907, at Vernal.

WINN, DENNIS ALMA (son of Dennis Wilson Winn and
Margaret Bateman). Born Dec. 21, 1849, Salt Lake City.

Married Emma Bair June 5, 1869, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John Bair and Lucinda Owen of Nauvoo, 111., pioneers
with oxteams). She was born Feb. 14, 1854, Kaysville,
Utah. Their children: Dennis Evermont b. April 2, 1870,
d. aged 5; Charles Franklin b. April 28, 1872, m. Erne Weeks;
William Lafayette b. Feb. 28, 1874, m. Susanna Campbell;
John b. May 7, 1876, m. Fannie Weeks; Henry b. June 15,
1878, m. Ida Ruple, m. Effle Snow; Emma Lillian b. May
18, 1880, m. Vincent Faler; Ella b. July 5, 1884, d. aged 2;
Joseph b. Oct. 31, 1885, m. Elsie Orcutt; Elsie Vivian b.
Jan. 23, 1887,m. Ralph Faler; Jesse Ray b. Feb. 20, 1889.
m. Jean Reynolds. Family resided Vernal and Roosevelt,
Utafi.

Ward teacher. Indian war veteran. Freighter and
farmer.

WINN, CHARLES FRANKLIN (son of Dennis Alma Winn
and Emma Bair). Born April 28, 1872, Richmond, Idaho.

Married Effle Weeks Sept. 14, 1894, Vernal, Utah (daugh-
ter of Edward G. Weeks and Elizabeth Hadlock), who was
born Aug. 7, 1875. Their children: Alto Marie b. Aug. 11,
1896; Morris Alton b. July 14, 1898; Marvel Frances b. Aug.
12, 1900; Gladys May b. June, 1902; Jessie b. Sept. 20. 1904;
Frank b. April, 1906; Emma b. Jan. 1908; Georgia b. March
1910; Owen b. May 1912. Family home Cedarville, Utah.

Deacon; ward teacher. Miner; farmer; lumberman.



WINN, THOMAS GRIFFIN (son of John Winn, born Feb-
ruary, 1804, Mohawk county, N. Y., and Christena Finch,
born Jan. 25, 1792, Goshen, Orange county, N. Y., both of
Lehi, Utah). He was born Dec. 20, 1829, Blakely, Luzerne
county. Pa. Came to Utah In 1850.

Married Elizabeth Hatch, who was born Jan. 19, 1837.
Their children: Elizabeth C. b. Sept. 7, 1855. m. Jeremiah
Hatch; Adaline b. Dec. 8, 1857, m. Lorenzo Hatch. Family
resided Lehi and Smithfleld, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Nelson, who was born in May, 1839.
Their children: Julia b. Nov. 7, 1861, m. William Peirce;
Martha b. Aug. 31, 1864, m. Welby Huffaker; William L.
b. Oct. 13, 1866, m. Edith Weeks; Silvia L. b. Dec. 23. 1868.
m. Andrew Peirce; Mary L. b. March 7, 1871, m. David J.
Weeks; George H. b. May 2, 1873.

Missionary to New York 1871. Captain of minutemen
of northern Cache county. Assisted in defending settlers
against Johnston's army. City marshal at Smithfleld 14
years.

WINN, WILLIAM L. (son of Thomas Griffin Winn and
Elizabeth Nelson). Born Oct. 13, 1866, Smithfield, Utah.

Married Edith Weeks Nov. 14, 1888, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of David Weeks and Hannah Riches, latter pioneer 1861,
Ira Eldredge company). She was born Sept. 5, 1870, Smith-
field, Utah.

Missionary to northern states 1898-99; superintendent
Sunday school of Smithfield seven years; president 17th
quorum seventies; bishop of Smithfleld 2d ward. City
councilman 1895; city marshal 1903.



WINSOR, ANSON P. (son of Abraham Winsor, born at
Providence, R. I., and Sophia Bigelow, born In Connecticut;
the former of Jamestown, N. Y.). He was born Aug. 19,
1818, Ellicottville, N. Y. Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1862, James
McGaugh company.

Married Emeline Z. Brower (daughter of John Brower
and Deligh Smith), who was born March 21, 1824, and came
to Utah with husband. Their children: Walter J. b. Nov.
30, 1844, m. Sarah Potter June 28, 1866; Ida R. b. May 9,
1847, d. May 21, 1850; Margaret E. b. May 9, 1852, d. May
11, 1873; Anson P. Jr. b. Oct. 9, 1854, m. Sarah L. Terry
March 9, 1877; Samuel A. b. Jan. 20, 1857, m. Ella Westover
March 9, 1877; Emeline Z. b. Jan. 7, 1859, m. Eleazar Asay
Sept. 15, 1879; Phoebe D. b. Nov. 11, 1861, d. May 29, 1873;
Lucy T. b. Sept. 7, 1868, m. David Hatch Feb. 9, 1892. Family
home Prove, Utah.

Married Mary Nelson In 1855, Provo, Utah (daughter of
Peter Nelson), who was born in Denmark. Their children:
Joseph F. b. Feb. 18, 1864, m. Effle Hunt Dec. 22. 1897;
Andrew N. b. Feb. 15, 1866, m. Agnes McFarland; Mary J.
b. June 5, 1868, m. Theodora Asay July 4, 1883.

Settled at Provo, 1852. Wagon master of Young's Express
Company, 1857. In charge of company on march to Fort
Leavenworth, Kansas, May 1, 1857, where he sent the first
word of the formation of Johnston's army to President
Young. Was placed in charge of 300 men to guard against
the Invaders. Moved to "Dixie" 1861; ordained bishop of
Grafton ward, 1863. Colonel of 3d regiment militia under
General Erastus Snow, 1864. Was in charge of church
cattle at Pipe Springs. Called to St. George to assist In
preparation of temple for ordinance work, and is still
engaged as an ordinance worker therein. Took active part
in Indian wars, helping to build a fort for the protection of
the settlers.



WINTERS, OSCAR F. (son of Hiram Winters and Rebecca
Burdick). Born Feb. 7, 1825, Jamestown, Ohio. Came to
Utah 1852.

Married Mary Ann Stearns Aug. 25, 1852, on plains while
on way to Utah. Their children: Delia Ina b. March 16,
1854, m. John Edge Booth; Huldah Augusta b. July 7, 1856,
m. Heber J. Grant; Susan Marian b. June 25, 1859, m. Heber
Bennion; Mary Ann b. Jan. 3, 1862 (d. Oct. 14, 1900). m. Wil-
liam H. Freeman; Oscar Lycortez b. Sept. 9, 1864; Nathan
Stearns b. Feb. 10, 1867, d. Oct. 16, 1867; Arthur Ray b.
May 16, 1871; Helen May b. Sept. 24, 1873 (d. June 7. 1906),
m. A. O. Woodruff. Family home Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Died Jan. 22, 1903, Provo, Utah.



WINTERTON, WILLIAM 111 Illl Vltl) (son of John Winter-
ton and Ann Hubbard, of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire,
Eng.). Born Nottingham. Came to Utah 1863, John R.
Murdock company.

Married Sarah Marriott In 1842 (daughter of George
Marriott of Nottingham, Eng.), who was born Feb. 14, 1824,
and died Feb. 19, 1902, at Nottingham. Their children:
John b. May .16, 1844, m. Emma Noaks; William M. b. May
6, 1846, m. Ellen Widdison; m. Jane E. Steadman; Ann, m.



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