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Eng.). Born May 15, 1842, at Staffordshire, Eng. Came
to Utah Oct. 28, 1849, Ezra T. Benson company.

Married Sarah Amelia Britton Oct. 30, 1863, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Richard Britton and Elizabeth Lee of
Oxfordshire, Eng., pioneers 1851, William Howell company).
She was born April 4, 1844. Their children: John b. Dec.
6, 1865, m. Ada Dilworth; Joseph Attewall b. Oct. 1, 1874,
m. Nellie King; Sarah b. Aug. 29, 1878. m. Willis M. Brom-
ley; Clara Ann b. Jan. 23, 1884; Gilbert Lesley b. March
27, 1887, m. Mary Elizabeth Hansen. Family home Ameri-
can Fork, Utah.

High priest. Marshal. Farmer.

WORDSWORTH, WIl>t.IAM (son of Catherine Morgan).
Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married Nancy Ann Vance (daughter of John Vance,
Salt Lake City, pioneer 1847 mother of Hannah, born at
Winter Quarters by a previous marriage). Their children:
Eliza Jane b. 1850, m. Moroni Fuller; John b. 1852, m.
Sarah Warren; Mary Elizabeth, m. George James.

later of Nauvoo, 111.). He came to Utah in 1847, Brigham
Young company.

Married Nancy Reader in Tennessee in 1832. She died
at Mt. Pisgah, Iowa, on the way to Utah. Their chil-
dren: Thomas James, m. Lucy ; William; Jacob Reader

b. Aug. 19, 1836, m. Maria Amity Johnstun; Samuel; Alma,
m. Adelia Delilah Pierce; Hyrum, m. Marinda Merrill;
Josephine, m. Dee Oviatt.

Helped build Nauvoo, St. George and Salt Lake City
temples. Died 1882, Virgin City, Utah.

WORKMAN, JACOB READER (son of Jacob Lindsay Work-
man and Nancy Reader). Born in Overton county, Tenn.,
Aug. 19, 1836. Came to Utah in 1848, Lorenzo Snow

Married Maria Amity Johnstun Dec. 9, 1864. at Snyder-
ville, Utah (daughter of Jessie Walker Johnstun and Betsy
Ann Snyder of Snyderville). She was born Jan. 12, 1849,
St. Joseph, Mo. Their children: Jacob Jesse b. Sept. 21,
1865, d. infant; Don Alma b. May 18, 1867, m. Catherine
Odekirk; William James b. June 25, 1869, m. Emma Alp-
blanalp: Dee Albert b. June 28, 1871, m. Elizabeth Cook;
Lois Ann b. Sept. 25, 1873, m. Solomon P. Trim; Samuel
b. Oct. 3. 1875, d. infant; Gilbert Van b. Nov. 19, 1876; Jared
Roundy b. March 24, 1879, d. boyhood; Josephine b. July
15. 1881, m. William Andrews; Joseph Nimrod b. Dec. 4,
1883, m. Elvira Beddo; Amy Rosetta b. March 10, 1886,
m. Orin Griffin; Vernal Ambrose b. May 8, 1888, m. Estella
Gurr; Oltha b. Feb. 18, 1893, d. infant.

Sunday school and ward teacher; president Y. M. M. I. A.
Assisted in building Ben Holladay stage road. Helped build
wall that was to surround Salt Lake City. Met John-
ston's army under Ephraim Hanks and Lot Smith and
took active part in Echo Canyon trouble in the various
dangerous raids and stampedes. Brought first sawmill
into Ashley valley and built first shingle-roofed house,
first dance hall, erected first flagpole and fired first salute
on 4th and 24th of July, at that place.

WORKMAN, JOHN A. (son of John A. Workman and Adelia
D. Pierce). Born May 27, 1860. Came to Utah in 1862.

Married Susan Catherine Barben at Snyderville, Utah
(parents lived in Germany). Their children: John Alma
b. Nov. 4, 1887, m. Laura America McKee Oct. 1, 1908; Joseph
William; Jacob Franklin; Susan Lillie; Edgar Ray; Flor-
ence Adelia, d. infant; Barben; Reuben; Eugene; Jessie.
Family home Vernal, Utah.

Seventy; missionary to Texas 1898-90; bishop and
teacher Glines ward; chorister. Farmer. Now resides
Alberta, Canada.

WORKMAN, JOHN ALMA (son of John A. Workman and
SusaYi Catherine Barben). Born Nov. 4, 1887, Vernal, Utah.

Married Laura America McKee Oct. 1, 1908, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Joseph McKee and Laura Orser of Jen-
sen. Utah). She was born Dec. 10, 1888. Their children:
Joseph Alma b. Jan. 24, 1910; Laura b. June 4, 1911. Family
home Vernal, Utah.

Elder; counselor in Y. M. M. I. A. Farmer.

WORKS, JAMES MARKS (son of Asa Works and Abigail
Marks of Bennington, Vt.). Born Oct. 5, 1821, Aurelius,
Cayuga Co., N. Y. Came to Utah in 1847.

Married Phoebe Jones April 15, 1858, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of John and Mary Jones), who was born Nov.
14, 1825, and came to Utah with Captain Jones company.
Their children: James Marks, Jr., b. April 6, 1859, d. Jan. 1,
1888; Edwin Mosiah b. Dec. 28, 1861, m. Margret Maria
Munk, m. Hannah Cordelia Munk, m. Matilda Lindberg;
Mary A. A., m. Nels Benson. Family home Manti, Utah.

Missionary to Great Britain 1860-64; high priest; patri-

WORLTON, JAMES TIMBRIL, (son of John Worlton and
Mary Parsons of London, Eng. Born March 20, 1821, Wai-
cot, Bath, Eng. Came to Utah in September, 1855, Richard
Ballantyne company.

Married Elizabeth Bourne Dec. 3, 1848, London, Eng.
(daughter of James Bourne and Sarah Clare of Bath, Eng.).
She was born Dec. 18, 1827. Their children: Martha b.
Sept. 14, 1849, m. Martin Bushman; Flora b. May 9, 1851,
m. Elisha P. Hardy; Emily b. April 13, 1853, m. John Oboin;
James C. b. April 26, 1855. Family home Lehi, Utah.

Presided over branch at Marshfield, Eng., in 1849; super-
intendent of Sunday school Morgan, Utah, about 8 years
Immediately preceding his death. Died Feb. 6, 1885.

\VORKMAN, JACOB LINDSAY (son of John A. Workman

and Bellew. said to be a sister of former President

James A. Garfleld's mother, both of Overton county, Tenn.,

WORTHEN, SAMtTEI, (son of Richard Worthen and Mary
Worthen of England). Born Dec. 21, 1825, at North wich,
Chestershire, Eng.

Married Sarah Hallam. Their children: Joseph S-, .
Mary Heaps; William H.. m. Nancy E. Keele; Sarah Jane,
died; Samuel, Jr., m. Sarah Jane Craigen; Mary Ann, m.
John Sullivan; Charles R, m. Mary Ann Sullivan; Esther
Louisa, m. Samuel Miles; George W., m. Leonora Wood-
bury; Hyrum, died; Alice M., m. Alexander Milne. Family
home St. George, Utah.



Married Maria L. Grow April 27. 1856, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Henry and Mary Grow of Pennsylvania).
She was born Sept. 10, 1838. Their children: James A.,
m. Mary Ann Lee; Robert R., m. Julia A. Montague: Eliza,
m. Samuel Judd; Almina, m. John F. Chidester: Mary E.,
died; Henry Grow, m. Laura Cameron; Sarah Louisa, m.
John Henrle; Maria, m. Ernest Hancock. Family home
Pangultch, Utah.

Married Jane Osborn Feb. 4, 1865, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Elizabeth Osborn of England). Their chil-
dren: John Franklin, m. Rosella Montague; Frederick, m.
Minerva Reynolds; Osborn, died; Elizabeth S.; Ruth, died;
Rhoda, m. John Lee; Millie J., m. Brandon Shakespeare.
Family home, Pangultch, Utah.

Veteran Echo Canyon campaign. Stone and brickmason;
farmer. Died Feb. 2, 1888, Pangultch, Utah.

WORTHEN, WILLIAM H. (son of Samuel Worthen and
Sarah Hallam). Born Dec. 24, 1847, St. Louis, Mo. Came
to Utah In 1850.

Married Nancy E. Keele Dec. 25, 1868. New Harmony,
Utah (daughter of Thomas Keele and Mary A. Jolly, pio-
neers 1852, oxteam company). She was born Jan. 15, 1853.
Their children: Sarah b. Dec. 21, 1869, m. Wyatt Bryan;
Mary L. b. Sept. 9, 1871, d. aged 3; Susan E. b. May 12,
1873, m. Joseph Nelson; William S. b. Feb. 17, 1875, m.
Magdalene Westepskow; Frances Britanna b. Dec. 8, 1876,
m. Charles Alldridge; Nancy Viola b. Nov. 25. 1878. m.
Edward Olsen; Laura A. b. Sept. 25, 1880, m. Fred Olsen;
Joseph R. b. Sept. 8, 1882, m. Minnie Petersen; Alice b.
July 2, 1884, m. Hyrum Bernsen; Maud b. May 18, 1886,
m. Thomas Thompson; Thomas b. March 17, 1888; Rhoda
b. Feb. 17, 1890, m. Ervln Olsen; Kata b. Aug. 1, 1894.

High priest; Sunday school superintendent; president
Y. M. M. I. A. 12 years; Sunday school teacher 30 years;
president elders quorum six years. Veteran Indian war.
Justice of peace 8 years; president town board; treasurer
town board 6 years; school trustee 9 years.

years. Assistant architect on Salt Lake temple 3 years.
Builder and contractor.

WRIDE, EVAJT (son of Thomas Wride and Ann James
of Monachdy Farm, near Cardiff, Wales). Born Feb. 17,
1843, at Llantrissant, Bach, Wales. Came to Utah Sept.
2, 1868, William B. Preston company.

Married Martha Ann Jones June 29, 1868, at Llantris-
sant Church, Llantrissant, Wales (daughter of Benjamin
Jones and Margarette Davies of Cardiff, Wales). She was
born Dec. 31, 1839. Their children: Thomas William, m.
Rosetta Peay; Evan David, John Henry and Margarette
Jane, three died; Mary, m. Edwin Andrew; Benjamin, m.
Sarah Jepperson; Angus, m. Harriet Clinger.

Married Phoebe Truelove Ward Feb. 16, 1887, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Thomas Ward and Mary Monk of Provo,
Utah, who came to Utah In October, 1890). She was born
Sept. 1, 1860. Their children: James Alfred, died; Ernest,
m. Sylvia Shepard; Martha Elizabeth, m. Henry Peter
Anderson; Fern; Barrington; Elwyn; Evan, died; Ann;
Sarah. Families resided Provo, Utah.

Member 34th quorum seventies; missionary to Wales
1879-80; superintendent Sunday school; first counselor to
Bishop Loveless; high councilor Provo stake; upon the
death of Loveless was made bishop of the ward; special
missionary In Springvllle three months.

WRIGHT, ABRAHAM REISTER (son of William E. Wright
and Mary Kite of Philadelphia, Pa.). Born Aug. 18, 1811,
Philadelphia. Came to Utah Nov. 2, 1856, Smoot and
Eldredge company.

Married Mary Ann Brockerman Nov. 14, 1833, Philadel-
phia, Pa. (daughter of William Brockerman and Catherine
Rudy of Philadelphia). She was born March 18, 1816.
Their children: William, m. Emma Yearsley; Amanda M.,
m. Charles H. Bassett; Hannah A., m. David Candland;
Abraham Reister, Jr., m. Lucy Wardrop; John R., m. Susan
Bethel; Isaac K., m. Henriette Wall; Charles H., m. Annie
Galloway; George W., m. June Welch. Family home. Salt
Lake City.

Member 30th quorum seventies; president of seventies
13th quorum; missionary to Pennsylvania; ward clerk; block
teacher. Freighter; photographer; merchant. Died July
1. 1889.

Reister Wright and Mary Ann Brockerman). Born July
10, 1842, Philadelphia. Pa. Came to Utah with father.

Married Lucy Wardrop June 7, 1862, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Wardrop and Lucy Macintosh of Nau-
voo, 111., pioneers Sept. 10, 1852, Bryant Jolley company).
She was born Dec. 10, 1843. Their children: John R. b.
March 24, 1863, d. aged 17; Charles H. b. Feb. 6, 1865,
m. Alice V. Phillips; James W. b. April 13, 1867, m. Jen-
nette Gibson; Joseph b. Aug. 9, 1869, d. aged 11; Edwin
b. Aug. 7, 1871, m. Katie A. Pettitt; Lucy M. b. Sept. 25,
1873; Alma B. b. Nov. 22, 1875, m. Alice M. Hooper; Wil-
liam W. b. Oct. 13, 1877, d. Infant; Samuel D. b. April 3,
1879, d. aged 19; Mary A. b. Sept. 20, 1881, m. James S.
Noall; Thomas b. Sept. 13, 1883, d. infant; Clarence A.
b. Aug. 21, 1886, m. Rachel L. Terry. Family home, Salt
Lake City.

Missionary to eastern states 1893-94; president 30th and
13th quorums seventies; high priest; block teacher. Mem-
ber Nauvoo Legion. Member volunteer flre department 10

WRIGHT, JONATHAN C. (son of Peter Wright and Eliza-
beth Shead of Rome, Oneida Co., N. Y.). Born Nov. 29,
1808, Rome. Came to Utah Oct. 13, 1850, Edward Hunter

Married Cynthia Martin (Nicholls) Dec. 23, 1850, Salt
Lake City (daughter of James Martin and Miss Mosher
of Oswego county, N. Y.). She was born In 1818. Their
children: Wtllard, killed by Indians, aged 16; Cynthia, m.
Amasa M. Lyman, Jr.; Henry Nicholls (son by first mar-
riage). Family home Brigham City, Utah.

Missionary to eastern states 1842; first counselor to
Lorenzo Snow; president Box Elder stake. Probate Judge;
county clerk; county recorder; prosecuting attorney; mem-
ber territorial legislature 21 years. Farmer. Died Nov. 8,

WRIGHT, JOSEPH (son of John Wright and Grace Shep-
hard of Bubwith, Yorkshire. Eng.). Born Dec. 25, 1817,
Bubwith. Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1849, Orson Spencer

Married Mary Ann Fryer of Lincolnshire, Eng., Jan. 4,
1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Fryer and Ann
Colton). Their children: John M. b. Jan. 21, 1861, m. Emma
Hinton June 16, 1885; Anna M. b. March 8, 1863; Hyrum
F. b. Oct. 27, 1865, m. Elizabeth S. Pratt Dec. 28, 1887;
George W. b. Feb. 23, 1867, m. Laura J. Morris Jan. 23,
1889; Zlna F. b. Oct. 9, 1869, m. Daniel A. Morris Dec.
20, 1893; Edwin F. b. March 26, 1872, m. Cora C. Peterson
Nov. 7, 1894. Family home Duncan, Utah.

Member 22d quorum seventies.

WRIGHT. JOHN M. (son of Joseph Wright and Mary Ann
Fryer). Born Jan. 21, 1861, Mill Creek, Utah.

Married Emma Hinton June 16, 1885, St. George, Utah
(daughter of John N. Hinton and Emma Spendlove), who
was born at Virgin City, Utah, May 27, 1868. Their chil-
dren: Wallace Hinton b. April 24, 1886; Joseph Moroni
b. Nov. 27, 1887; Mary Ann b. April 14, 1889; John William
b. Dec. 25, 1890; Spencer Hinton b. Dec. 7, 1892; Genevieve
b. July 4, 1894; Zina b. Feb. 20. 1896; Mina b. Feb. 26.
1898; lanthus b. Aug. 2, 1899; Bernard B. b. Oct. 21, 1901,
d. infant: Vernell b. June 12, 1305; Chester E. b. Oct. 29,
1906; Lawrence Leone b. Feb. 22, 1909; Glade Mervin b.
Oct. 15, 1911.

One of seven presidents of 21st quorum of seventies.
Farmer and stockraiser.

WRIGHT, JOSIAH ATWELI, (son of Martin Wright and
Dolly Benjamin). Born Aug. 10, 1805, Trenton, Middlesex
county. Conn. Came to Utah In September, 1852, Joseph
Outhouse company.

Married Susan Buell April 6, 1830, Westbrook, Conn,
(daughter of Oliver Buell and Polly Wilcox of Westbrook).
She was born March 29, 1810. Their children: Albert
Atwell; Wilson Andrew, m. Aurelia Stoddard; Henry Alex-
andria; Susan Eliza; Gilbert Jostah, m. Annie S. Odell:
Adeline Amanda, m. Chauncy W. West; Susan A., m. Frank
Brown, m. Joseph Parry; Hyrum Smith b. Nov. 10, 1849,
m. Jeanette Kay, m. Mary Ann Fldler; Juliette. Family
home Ogden, Utah.

High priest; ward teacher. Taught school In Kaysvllle
ward. Moved to Ogden 1855. Farmer. Died Aug. 4, 1896.

WRIGHT, GILBERT JOSIAH (son of Joslah Atwell Wright
and Susan Buell). Born May 14, 1838, Horse Hill, Conn.
Came to Utah with father.

Married Annie S. Odell Jan. 1, 1866, Ogden, Utah (daugh-
ter of Thomas George Odell and Ann Newman of London,
Eng., pioneers Sept. 13, 1861, Homer Duncan company).
She was born March 27, 1847. Their children: Gilbert
George b. Sept. 28, 1866, m. Matilda E. Bally: Annie Isa-
belle b. Nov. 27, 1868, m. Albert Greenwell; Charles Oliver
b. May 27, 1870; Eugene b. Aug. 6, 1872, m. Caro-
line E. Smith; Lester Thomas b. Jan. 10, 1875, m. Edith
Wallace; Adeline b. Nov. 2, 1878, m. Cleney St. Clair;
Geneva Odell b. Nov. 4, 1888, m. Orson Arnold Snow. Fam-
ily home Ogden, Utah.

Member 60th quorum seventies; ward teacher; assistant
Sunday school superintendent. Member Ogden school
board. Assisted In publishing first edition of first dally
newspaper In Ogden. Called to Salmon River to assist
In protecting the settlers against Indians; major on staff
of Chauncy W. West In Utah militia. Worked on South-
ern Pacific railroad with his teams and was present at
the uniting of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific. Early
settler In Snake River valley, Idaho. Merchant. Died
March 25, 1908, at Idaho Falls.

WRIGHT, HYRUM SMITH (son of Josiah Atwell Wright
and Susan Buell). Born Nov. 10, 1849, Clinton, Conn.
Came to Utah with father.

Married Jeanette Kay.

Married Mary Ann Fldler Dec. 28, 1882, Ogden, Utah
(daughter of Samuel Fidler and Ann White of Arnold,
Nottinghamshire, Eng.). She was born Aug. 5. 1863. Their
children: Wallace Albert b. Oct. 7, 1883, died; Annette



Monvllla b. Jan. 7, 1885, m. E. J. Bradshaw; Edna Buell
b. June 21, 1887, m. Nelson Wright; Harriet Casette b.
Oct. 30, 1889, m. C. Q. Wilson; John Birguet b. March
30, 1891, m. Jessie Andrews; Lizzie Marie b. Oct. 25, 1893;
Walmer Atwell b. Dec. 5, 1895; Aldemar Arnold b. Sept.
14, 1898, died; Mary Finis b. Jan. 5, 1901; Robert Linton
b. March 8, 1903. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Member 76th quorum seventies. Musician. Railway

WRIGHT, THOMAS D. (son of Andrew Wright and Sarah
Ann Brett of Manchester, Eng.). Born Oct. 24, 1851. Came
to Utah Nov. 30, 1856, Martin and Tyler handcart company.

Married Mary Jane Clough April 6, 1871, Nephi, Utah
(daughter of Samuel Clough and Martha Carter), who
was born Oct. 17, 1839, and came to Utah August, 1871.
Their children: Sarah E., m. James Prince; Thomas C.;
Rosebelle, m. Christian Petersen; Lill.e M., m. Clarence

Member 138th quorum seventies; block teacher. Librarian
at Cedar City, Utah. Expressman.

WRIGHT, WILLIAM (son of AVilliam Wright and Mar-
garet Ashbridge of Cumberland, Eng.). Born Oct. 5, 1832,
Cumberland. Came to Utah in 1852.

Married Jemima Dands April 8, 1856, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas Dands and Mary Hinds of Cumberland,
Eng., latter pioneer 1856). She was born March 10, 1833
Their children: William T., m. Ellen Charlotte Murdock:
Jemima A., m. A. L. Penrod; Margaret, m. Joseph R. Mur-
dock; Wilford D., m. Sarah A. Ritchie; James L., m. Nellie
Nuttall (died), m. Maggie Wilson; Joseph S., m. Jane
Ritchie; Hannah R., m. A. L. Penrod; Sarah E., m. John M.
Ritchie; Hyrum S., d. infant.

Married Mary Jane Bauni Oct. 31, 1871, at Salt Lake City.
Their children: George Baum, m. Phoebe Ritchie; Eliza
Jane, m. Lauritz Jacobson; Mary Isabel, m. Elmer Penrod;
Owen Uria, m. Matilda Casper; Wallace, m. Clara Bills;
John Elmer, m. Phoebe Casper; Charles, m. Julia Mecham;
Stella Mellisa, m. John Mason; Elbart, died; May Pearl,
m. Don Ivie; David Nephi, died; Zora, m. Gordon Bills;
Zella; Edna, died; Leora; Leoran Atkinson.

Missionary to Great Britain 1883-84; high priest; ward
clerk. Justice of peace; school trustee. Tollgate keeper.
Farmer. Died Nov. 11, 1903, Charleston, Utah.

WRIGHT, WILLIAM (son of Benjamin Wright and Frances
Seward). Born Jan. 30, 1800, Suffolk, Eng. Came to Utah
October, 1862, Captain Miller company.

Married Charlotte Rouse April 6, 1832, Pointon, Lincoln-
shire, Eng. (daughter of John Rouse and Elizabeth Gipson
of Sutterton, Lincolnshire, Eng.). She was born Dec. 25,
1812. Their children: William b. Jan. 24, 1833, m. Mary
Roberts May 12, 1857; Samuel b. March 12, 1835, m. Elizabeth
Hodget; Mary Ann b. Sept. 17, 1838, m. John Webster July
15, 1858; Sarah Jane b. Feb. 22, 1840, m. Charles M. Plant;
John G. b. Oct. 11, 1842, m. Ruth Mitchell; m. Aditha Har-
rison; Benjamin b. Sept. 12, 1844, m. Eliza Darton; m.
Mahala Darton; m. Bessie Nichols; Charles R. b. Feb. 9,
1847, m. Margaret Mackay; Frances E. b. March 16, 1851,
m. William Harker. Family home Taylorsville. Utah.

WRIGHT, WILLIAM H. (son of William S. Wright and
Esther Camm of Birmingham, Eng.). Born March 11,
1827, Birmingham. Came to Utah Aug. 18, 1859, James S.
Brown company.

Married Emrna Taylor Sept. 9, 1846, Birmingham, Eng
(daughter of Thomas Taylor and Jane Clark of Birming
ham), who was born June 15, 1829. Their children: Julia
Ann, m. Thomas Petty; William H., Jr.; Jane Taylor, m.
Luke Crawshaw;- Angus Taylor, m. Martha Middleton;
Parley Taylor, m. Anna M. Halgren; Brigham Taylor;
Charles H., m. Clara Scoville; Joseph E., m. Kathryne Lyon;
William C.. m. Edith Dinwoody; Frank L., m. Martha
Brown; Florence E., m. A. J. Brown, m. H. W. Dunn.
Family home Ogden, Utah.

High priest; missionary to England 1882-84; Sunday
school superintendent. City councilman. Merchant. Died
Dec. 29, 1897.

WRIGHT, PARLEY TAYLOR (son of William H. Wright
and Emma Taylor). Born Sept. 29, 1861, Richmond, Utah.

Married Anna M. Halgren March 9, 1887, Logan, Utah
(daughter of T. A. Halgren and Clara Bjuling of Stock-
holm, Sweden, pioneers 1864, Isaac Canfleld company).
She was born in March, 1868. Their children: Lillian Mag-
daline b. Oct. 7, 1892; Ellen Clara b. Sept. 25, 1894; Marion
Ottilia b. Aug. 9, 1898; Annie Lucile b. May 20, 1901; Pauline
Theresa b. Aug. 11, 1904. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Member 77th quorum seventies; missionary to California
1885-87; high priest; member Weber stake mutual board;
member bishopric. Merchant.

WRIGLEY, JOSEPH (son of Thomas Wrigley and Grace
Mary Wilkinson of Manchester, Eng.). Born Feb. 24, 1841,
Manchester. Came to Utah in 1850, St. Louis company.

Married Ada Steele (daughter of Edward Steele). Their
child: Edward.

Married Ann Singleton Nov. 1, 1869, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Singleton and Catherine Creer of Man-
chester, Eng., pioneers 1848). She was born Aug. 18.
1853. Their children: Mary Ellen b. Jan. 16, 1871, m. Jez-
reel Fugate; Thomas, died; Clara, m. Joseph S. Stevens.

Jr.; Cornelia, m. James F. Olsen; Joseph Alma; Wellington;
Catherine P., m. Lars Peter Thompson; Lacoran, m. Orlando
W. Werham; Osborn; Llewellen. Family home Ferron,

Married Dinah Stoddard (Crookston) in 1880 (daughter
of Robert Stoddard and Margarette McCelvin of Carlisle,
Cumberlandshire, Eng., latter pioneer 1856, first hand-
cart company). She was born March 16, 1850. Their
children: Marion, James Owen, Mary Grace and Stephen
Roy, first four died; Marintha b. Aug. 2, 1887, m. George
Angus; Blanche b. Oct. 2, 1891, m. Reuben Jesse Jacobs.

High priest; Sunday school teacher. Settled at Ferron
1878. Assisted In bringing immigrants to Utah. Died May
5, 1911.


Married Harriett Wood (daughter of Daniel Wood and
Mary Snyder, former a pioneer July 24, 1847, Brigham
Young company). Their children: John H. b. March 25,
1856; Parley P. b. Nov. 5, 1857, d. infant; Adam b. April
6, 1859, m. Alice Tolman Oct. 2, 1879.

YANCEY, ADAM (son of Hyrum Yant*y and Harriett
Wood). Born April 6, 1859, Bountiful, Utah.

Married Alice Tolman Oct. 2, 1879, Salt Lake Endow-
ment House (daughter of Judson Adoniram Tolman and
Sarah Lucretia Holbrook), who was born Aug. 29, 1863,
Bountiful, Utah. Their children: Adam Adoniram b. Aug.
9, 1880, d. Sept. 2, 1892; Orville b. Sept. 12, 1882, m. Mary
Keeler; James Henry b. July 24, 1884, m. Effle Cobbley;
Emron b. July 25, 1886, m. Dorthy Dean; Bertha Lucretia
b. Aug. 21, 1888, m. Joseph F. Jensen; Cyrus b. Dec. 3,
1890; Allice b. Oct. 8, 1892; Daniel b. Feb. 24, 1895; Sylvia
May b. May 1, 1897; Mary b. Sept. 3, 1898, d. Sept. Z4. 1898;
Nathan Orlie b. July 23, 1900; Sarah Luella b. Jan. t, 1903;
William b. Feb. 24, 1909.

YARDLEY, JOHJT. Born July 24, 1817, Staffordshire, Eng.

Married Mary Shean. Their children: John b. June 1852;
Sarah b. Dec. 3, 1854, m. Thomas Cartwright March 30,
1873; William Edward b. Nov. 8, 1859, m. Janet Levi April
1, 1885, m. Jane E. Gower; James Heber b. Jan. 21, 1862,
m. Harriet J. Anderson Dec. 22, 1886; Daniel Alfred b. Dec.
6, 1865, m. Emma Jane Robinson. Family home Beaver,

Died Oct. 10, 1885.

YARDLEY, WILLIAM EDWARD (son of John Tardley
and Mary Shean). Born Nov. 8, 1859, Beaver, Utah.

Married Janet Levi April 1, 1885, St. George, Utah (daugh-
ter of David Levi and Ann Gillespie of Beaver, Utah). She
died Jan. 14, 1888. Their children: William Ray b. Jan.
18, 1886, d. Oct. 29, 1905; Janet Levi b. Jan. 5, 1888, m.
George Thomas Price Nov. 8, 1906. Family home. Beaver.

Married Jane Elizabeth Gower Nov. 12, 1889 (daughter
of Thomas Gower and Martha Ann Stockdale, pioneers in
October, 1854, Joseph Field company, and widow of James
M. Hamilton). She was born May 12, 1858. Their chil-
dren: Sarah Inez b. Sept. 10, 1890; Mary Violet b. Dec.
25, 1892; Gladys b. Sept. 10, 1894; Grace b. Sept. 10, 1894.
Family home Beaver, Utah.

Has attained the ordination of elder.

YATES, JOHN. Born in 1802 in Warwickshire, Eng. Came
to Utah in 1852, John Tidwell company.

Married Lucy Holick, who was born in 1805 and died
in June, 1850, at Council Bluffs, Iowa. Their children:

Henry b. March 4, 1827, m. Ann ; William b. 1830; John

b. 1833; Ann b. 1836, m. John Clark 1853; Harriet b. 1838, m.
Andrew Quigley 1856; Thomas b. May 17, 1840, m. Jane
Baty March 1866; Joseph b. March 16, 1845, m. Elizabeth
Wilson Baty Nov. 17, 1873. Family home Farmington, Utah.

High priest.

YATES, JOSEPH (son of John Yates and Lucy Holick).
Born March 16, 1845, at Warwick, Eng.

Married Elizabeth Wilson Baty Nov. 17, 1873, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Thomas and Ann Baty, pioneers in 1861,
Sextus Johnson company). She was born Nov. 23, 1852,
in Shropshire, Eng. Their children: William b. Oct. 26,
1875, died; Esther Annie b. April 2, 1877, m. Orson J. Olsen;
Thomas John b. Oct. 3, 1879, died; Henry b. June 6, 1881,
m. Effle Moss 1903; Jane Wilson b. May 21, 1883, m. Norman
Hanson 1902; Lucy b. June 14, 1886, m. Joseph A. Orme. 1906;
Katherine b. March 19, 1888, Harriet b. June 12, 1889, Joseph
b. March 20, 1891, and Willard Dobson b. Feb. 5, 1893, last
four died. Lived at Calls Fort, Box Elder county.

High priest; missionary to England 1883; went across

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