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Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1856, Helm Fam-
ily. High Priest. Sunday School Super-
intendent 20 years.



SAMUEL HAMILTON HOWARD
Son of Samuel L. Howard and Sarah Jane
Hamilton. Born Oct. 21, 1867, Mill Creek,
Salt Lake Co., -Utah. Elder ; Teacher.
Road Commissioner ; Farmer.



PETER JENSON

Came to Utah in 1856, Canute Peterson
Company.




WILLIAM MORRISON
Born Sept. 7, 1820, Inverurie, Aberdeen-
shire Scotland. Came to Utah in 1856,
TJ^U?, , Petprson Company. President
High Priests Quorum ; Patriarch.



JAMES BRUCE MORRISON
Son of William Morrison and Caroline C
Iverson. Born Nov. 7, 1860, Mt. Pleasant
Utah. Missionary ; Superintendent Sevier
Stake Sunday School ; High Priest



HANS JOHGEN MUNK
Born Aug. 17, 1831. Came to Utah Sept.
20, 1856, Canute Peterson Company. High
Priest. School Trustee.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856



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SOREN NELSON

Born March 20, 1803. Came to Utah in
1856, Canute Peterson Company. Farmer.



NELS C. NELSON

Son of Soren Nelson and Christiana Hail-
sen. Born Jan. 26, 1828, Flada, Denmark.
Counselor to Bishop Hulme. Assisted im-
migrants to Utah.



NELS CHRISTIAN NELSON, JR.
Son" of Nels Christian Nelson and Cath-
erine Jenson. Born Feb. 14, 1860, in Utah.





JONAS OTTERSTROM
Born Dec. 9, 1820, Carlsbad, Sweden.
Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1856, Canute
Peterson Company. Seventy ; Ward
Teacher. Black Hawk Indian War Vet.



AUGUST SWENSON

Born Aug. 7, 1836, Stafsinge, Halland,
Sweden. Came to Utah Sept. 19, 1856,
Canute Peterson Company. High Coun-
cilor. Farmer.



'JACOB VARNEY

Born Aug. 7, 1831, Horley, Oxfordshire,
Eng. Came to Utah in September, 1856,
Canute Peterson Company. Seventy
Black Hawk Indian War Veteran.




JOSEPH ARGYLE

Born Sept. 12, 1818, Market Bosworth,
Leicestershire, Eng. Came to Utah Sept.
26, 1856, Edmund Ellsworth Handcart
Company. Indian War Veteran.



JOSEPH ARGYLE, JR.
Son of Joseph Argyle and Jane Finch.
Born Feb. 25, 1842, Birmingham, Eng.
Came to Utah with father. Black Hawk
Indian War Veteran.



LORENZO ARGYLE

Son of Joseph Argyle and Jane Finch.
Born Oct. 26, 1852, Birmingham, Eng.
Came to Utah with father. Bishop ; Sun-
day School Superintendent.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856





MICHAEL BEUS

Born in 1811, Piedmont, Italy. Came to
Utah Sept. 26, 1856, Edmund Ellsworth
Handcart Company. Farmer.



PAUL BEUS

Son of Michael Beus and Marianne
Coombe. Born March 19, 1847, Piedmont,
Italy. Came to Utah 1856. Ward Teacher
18 years.



THOMAS B. BOURNE
Born Oct. 26, 1797, Ledbury, Eng. Came
to Utah Sept. 26, 1856, Edmund Ellsworth
Company.




JOHN A. BOURNE

Son of Charles Bourne and Jane Alder.
Born Sept. 28, 1865, Farmington, Utah.



ISAAC BOWERS

Born Dec. 6, 1841. Came to Utah Sept.
26, 1856, Edmund Ellsworth Company.
Black Hawk Indian War Veteran.



WILLIAM B. GIBSON
Son of John S. Gibson and Jeanette S.
Barnard. Born Sept. 26, 1838.




RICHARD KENWOOD
Son of John Henwood, who came to Utah
in 1856, and Jane Treganna. Born Dec.
5. 1837, Cornwall, Kng. Assisted in bring-
ing immigrants to Utah.



JOHN KETTLE

Born Feb. 1, 1806, Newton, Lincolnshire,
Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1856, Edward
Ellsworth Handcart Company. Elder.
Farmer.



ROBERT KETTLE

Born July 29, 1841, Grosberton Bank,
Lincolnshire, Eng. Came to Utah with
father. High Priest. Farmer and Stock-
raiser.



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GEORGE THOMAS MARSHALL,
Born Nov. 9, 1852, Herefordshire, Eng.
Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1856, Edmund
Ellsworth Company. Indian Fighter. Po-
liceman at Franklin, Idaho, six years.



GEORGE THOMAS MARSHALL, JR.
Son of George Thomas Marshall and El-
vira Van Curen. Born June 23, 1872,
Franklin, Idaho. Sheriff Oneida County
1905-07. Salesman.



JOHN ROWE MOYLE

Born Feb. 22, 1808, Cornwall, Wendron,
Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1856, Ed-
mund Ellsworth Handcart Company. Pres-
ident of Seventies.






HENRY MOYLE

Son of John Rowe Moyle and Phillippa
Beer. Born Jan. 3, 1844, Plymouth,
Devonshire, England. Patriarch ; Presi-
dent of the 128th Quorum of Seventies.






JAMES MOYLE

Son of John Rowe Moyle and Phillippa
Beer. Born Oct. 31, 1835, Rosmellen,
Cornwall, England.



JAMES HENRY MOYLE
Son of James Moyle and Elizabeth Wood.
Born Sept. 17, 1858, at Salt Lake City.
City and County Attorney ; Lawyer.





JOHN SILL

Born Jan. 19, 1816, New Egypt, N. J.
Came to Utah Sept. 29, 1856. High Priest.
Farmer ; Stockraiser and Orchardist.



JOSEPH ALBERT SILL
Son of John Sill and Elizabeth Kirkham.
Born Jan. 11, 1867, Kaysville, Utah.
Elder. School Teacher; Farmer.



JOB WELLING

Born Jan. 9, 1833, Anrtlam, Cheshire, Eng.
Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1856, Edmund
Ellsworth Company. Bishop's Counselor.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856





FRANKLIN DAVID WELLING
Son of Job Welling and Marrietta Holmes.
Born Dec. 20, 1868, Farmington, Utah.
High Priest ; Superintendent Y. M. M. I.
A. of Bear River Stake.



JOSEPH H. WELLING
Son of Job Welling and Marietta Holmes.
Born June 21, 1870, Farmington, Utah.
Bishop of Riverside Ward ; Bishop's
Counselor.



MILTON H. WELLING
Son of Job Welling and Emma L. Holmes.
Born Jan. 25, 1876, Farmington, Utah.
State Legislator. President Bear River

Stake.




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JAMES ANDERSON

Born Oct. 3, 1842, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1856, Daniel D.
MeArthur Handcart Company. High
Priest. Indian War Veteran.




JOHN ELLIS

Born Jan. 5, 1828, Derby, Eng. Came to
Utah Sept. 26, 1856, Daniel D. MeArthur
Company. Carpenter and Building Inspec-
tor.






JOHN GREGORY ELLIS
Son of John Ellis and Mary Ann Emmett.
Born Aug. 22, 1859, Ogden, Utah. Mem-
ber Board Education.





JOHN FRKW

Born June 17, 1826, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Came to Utah in October, 1856, Daniel D.
MeArthur Company.



JAMES FREW

Son of John Frew and Jane Clotworthy.
Born May 30, 1847, Delroy, Ayrshire,
Scotland.



WALTER GRANGER

Born Aug. 4, 1821, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1856, Daniel D.
MeArthur Company. Bishop St. George,
Utah.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856



449






RICHARD KENNINGTON
Born Oct. 18, 1804. Came to Utah Sept.
26, 1856, Daniel D. McArthur Company.



WILLIAM HENRY KENNINGTON
Son of Richard Kennington and Mary
Davison. Born Aug. 7, 1842, Louth, Lin-
colnshire, Eng.



JAMES JACKSON MEIKLE
Son of James Meikle, who came to Utah
Sept. 28, 1856, and Harriette Louisa Pea-
cock. Born Sept. 24, 1864, Smithfield,
Utah. Mayor of Smithfleld.






ROBERT PARKER

Came to Utah in 1856, Daniel D. McAr-
thur Handcart Company.



ISAAC DUNFORD

Born June 24, 1823, Trowbridge, Eng.
Came to Utah Oct. 4, 1856, John Banks
Company. President Branch of Church at
St. Louis. Merchant.



ALMA B. DUNFORD

Son of Isaac Dunford and Leah Bailey.
Born Aug. 19, 1850, Trowbridge, Eng.
Came to Utah Oct. 4. 1856.





GEORGE HUMPHREYS
Born April 19, 1842, Nottinghamshire,
Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 2, 1856, John
Banks Company.
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SAMUEL HUMPHREYS
Born Jan. 31, 1846, Mansfield, Notting-
hamshire, Eng. Came to Utah in October.
1856, /ohn Banks Company. Bishop of
LHngle Ward since 1887.



HYRUM THOMAS HUMPHREYS
Born May 13, 1850, Mansfield, Notting-
hamshire, Eng. Came to Utah In October,
1856, John Banks Company. Bishop of
Paris 1st Ward 16 years.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856




JOHN COZZINS

Came to Utah Oct. 3, 1856, Edward
Bunker, the 3rd Handcart Company.





SAMUEL TAYLOR ORTON



Born July 1, 1832, CarltonhiU, Notting-
hamshire, Eng. Came to Utah in 1856
Edward Bunker Company. Member High
Council. Marshal.







JOEL HILLS ORTON

Son of Samuel Taylor Orton and Julia Ann
Johnson. Born March 4, 1811, Parowan
Utah. Sheriff.






DANIEL ROBERTS

Son of David Roberts and Catherine
Richard. Born Sept. 8, 1842, Llanfrohten,
Wales. Came to Utah in 1856.



JOHN DUNN ROBERTS
Born May 26, 1824, Merthyr Tydfil, Gla-
morganshire, South Wales. Came to
Utah in October, 1856, Edward Bunker
Company. High Priest.





JOHN POWELL ROBERTS
Son of John Dunn Roberts and Ann Pow-
ell. Born July 17, 1856, Pottawattamie
C9unty, Iowa. Came to Utah with father.
Bishop's Counselor.





GEORGE WISE CROPPER
Born May 4, 1846, Harris County, Texas.
Came to Utah Oct. 11, 1856, Jacob Croft
Independent Company. Sheriff of Millard
County. Farmer ; Stockraiser.




THOMAS WATERS CROPPER
Son of George Waters Cropper, who came
to Utah Oct. 11, 1856, Jacob Croft Inde-
pendent Company, and Sebrina Lamb.
Born Oct. 24, 1842, Harris County, Texas.



JOSEPH HADFIELD

Born April 13, 1832, Manchester, Eng
Came to Utah Oct. 11, 1856, Jacob Croft'
Company. Elder. Cabinetmaker and Car-
penter.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856



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EDWARD BOWLES

Born Sept. 23, 1806, Wiltshire, Eng. Came
to Utah Nov. 9, 1856, James G. Willie
Company. Elder.



THOMAS BOWLES

Son of Edward Bowles and Ann Bolton.
Born AUK. 18, 1836, Wiltshire, Eng. High
Priest.



THOMAS EDWARD BOWLES
Son of Thomas Bowles and Susannah
Washburn. Born Dec. 5, 1860, Moroni.
Utah.






SAMUEL CLIFFORD BOWLES
Son of Thomas Edward Bowles and
Louisa Dale. Born Sept. 15, 1891, Nephi,
Utah.



JAMES CUNNINGHAM
Born in 1805, Borland, Scotland. Came to
Utah Nov. 9, 1856, James G. Willie Hand-
cart Company. High Priest.



ALFRED GADD

Born July 15, 1837, Orwell, Cambridge-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah Nov. 9, 18o6,
James G. Willie Handcart Company. In-
dian War Veteran. Horticulturist.











WILLIAM ALFRED GADD
Son of Alfred Gadd and Mary Ann Hobbs.
Born Dec. 19, 1866.



SAMUEL GEORGE GADD
Son of Alfred Gadd and Mary Ann Hobbs.
Born Dec. 5, 1868, Nephi, Utah.



RICHARD GODFREY

Born March 11, 1835, Worcestershire, Ens.
Came to Utah Nov. 9, 1856, James G. Wil-
lie Company. Worked on Salt Lake
Temple.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856





WILLIAM R. GODFREY
Son of Richard Godfrey and Jane Jelley.
Born Sept. 21, 1864, Salt Lake City.



GEORGE HUMPHRYS
Born in England. Came to Utah Nov. 9,
1856, James G. Willie Company.



JAMES HURREN

Born Feb. 24, 1827, Suffolk, England.
Came to Utah Nov. 9, 1856, James G. Wil-
lie Handcart Company. Counselor in
Bishopric of Hyde Park.





JAMES WILLIAM DAVID HURREN
Son of James Hurren and Eliza Reeder.
Born Dec. 8, 1859, Brigham City, Utah.
Worked on Logan Temple 1887-89.



REUBEN JAMES

Son of William James and Jane Haines.
Born June 15, 1842, Pinvin, Knit. Came
to Utah Nov. 10, 1856. High Priest.
Farmer.



GEORGE JAMES

Son of William James and Jane Haines.
Born June 16, 1849. Pinvin, Eng. Came
to Utah Nov. 10, 1856. Elder. Farmer
and Horticulturist.




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KOBKKT CAMPBELL KIKKWOOD
Born Aug. 14, 1834. Bridge-on- Weir, Scot-
land. Tame to Utah Nov. 9, 1856, James
G. Willie Company. High Priest. Mer-
chant.



JAMES LAIRD

Born Dec. 25, 1825. Came to Utah Nov.
9, 1856. Capt. Willie Handcart Company.
Karly settler at Spanish Fork and Heber
City. Farmer.



EDWARD LAIRD

Son of James Laird and Mary Rainey.
Born Feb. 12, 1853, Anet Lodge, Scotland.
Came to Utah with father. Freighter ;
Stockman ; Farmer ; Contractor.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856



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AMASA C. LINFORD

Son of John Linl'ord and Maria Christian.
Born Jan. 6, 1845, Swavesey, Eng. Came
to Utah in November, 1856, James G.
Willie Company.



ALBERT HENRY LINFORD
Son of Amasa C. Linford and Miranda
Savage. Born May 25, 1879, Garden City,
Utah.



JOSEPH W. LINFORD

Born March 30, 1842, Swavesey, Eng. Came
to Utah Nov. 9, 1856, Capt. Willie Hand-
cart Company. Seventy. Commissioner.
Farmer.






JAMES O. PETERSEN

Born April 8, 1820, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Came to Utah in 1856, Capt. Willie Hand-
cart Company. High Priest. Cooper ;
Farmer.



ABRAHAM REISTER WRIGHT
Born Aug. 18, 1811, Philadelphia, Pa.
Came to Utah Nov. 2, 1856, Smoot &
Kldredge Company. Seventy ; Ward Clerk.
Freighter.



ABRAHAM REISTER WRIGHT, JR.
Son of Abraham Reister Wright anil
Mary Ann Brockerman. Born July 10,
1842, Philadelphia, Pa. High Priest.
Member Nauvoo Legion.





CHARLES PKTER BURKE
Born Aug. 11, 1837, Malmo, Sweden. Came
to Utah Nov. 9, 1856, Abraham O. Smoot
Company.



CHARLES BURKE

Son of Charles Peter Burke and Betsy
Christine Jenson. Born Dec. 2, 1868, Vir-
gin, Utah.



HENKY JAMES NEWMAN
Born July 22, 1853, London, Eng. Came
to Utah Nov. 9, 1856, Abraham O. Smoot
Company.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856





SAMUEL PERKINS

Born Aug. 9, 1832, Irchester, Eng. Came
to Utah Nov. 9, 1856, A. O. Smoot Com-
pany. Veteran Echo Canyon War. Farmer.



SAMUEL JOHN PERKINS
Son of Samuel Perkins and Ann Godfrey.
Born Aug. 13, 1866, Wellsville, Cache Co.,
Utah. Farmer.



JAMBS BRIGGS

Born Jan. 4, 1845. Came to Utah Nov. 30,
1856, Edward Martin Handcart Company.
Seventy. Black Hawk Indian War Vet-
eran.






JOHN BRIGGS

Son of James Briggs and Caroline Clark.
Born Aug. 3, 1866, Sugarhouse Ward,
Salt Lake Co., Utah. City Councilman.
Blacksmith.



GEORGE ALBERT BRIGGS
Son of James Briggs and Caroline Clark.
Born Feb. 14, 1879, Sugarhouse Ward, Salt
Lake Co., Utah. Seventy.



LANGLEY ALLGOOD BAILEY
Son of John Bailey, who came to Utah
Nov. 30, 1856, Edward Martin Handcart
Company, and Jane Allgood. Born March
27, 1838, Whitwick, Leicestershire, Eng.






GEORGE FINLY BROOKS
Born Nov. 4, 1833, Harwich, Kssex, Kng.
Came to Utah Nov. 30. 1856, Edward Mar-
tin Handcart Company. High Priest ; Pa-
triarch ; Member Nauvoo Legion.



JAMES SHERLOCK CANTWELL
Born Nov. 24, 1813, Dublin, Ireland.
Came to Utah Dec. 14, 1856, Martin and
Tyler Company.



JAMES CANTWELL

Son of James Sherlock Cantwell and
Elizabeth Cotteral Hamer. Born Feb. 28,
1843, Liverpool, Eng. President High
Priests Quorum. Postmaster.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 18.56



455






JOHN CARTER

Born Jan. 26, 1846, Preston, England.
Came to Utah Nov. 30, 1856, Edward Mar-
tin Handcart Company. Sunday School
Superintendent. Indian War Veteran.



PETER LOUIS CHATELAIN
Born Aus. 10, 1824, Piedmont, Italy.
Came to Utah Nov. 30, 1856, Edward Mar-
tin Handcart Company. Seventy. Farmer.



ALEXANDER CHATELAIN
Son of Peter Louis Chatelain and Made-
line Malan. Born Feb. 1, 1866, Member
Weber Stake Sunday School Board.




JOHN COOPER

Born May 27, 1834, Loughborouuh, Lei-
cestershire, Eng. Came to Utah Nov. 30,
1856, Edward Martin Handcart Company.
Black Hawk Indian War Veteran.



THOMAS EVANS

Born in 1817, Cardiff, Wales. Came to
Utah Nov. 30, 1856, Edward Martin Com-
pany. Seventy.



THOMAS EVANS, JR.

Son of Thomas Evans and Anna Johns.
Born Feb. 17, 1846, Cardiff, Wales. Black
Hawk Indian War Veteran.






AARON JACKSON, JR.
Son of Aaron Jackson and Elizabeth Hor-
rocks. Born Jan. 18, 1854, Macclesfield,
Eng. High Priest.



SAMUEL STEPHEN JONES
Born Feb. 9, 1837, near London, Eng.
Came to Utah Nov. 30, 1856, Secretary of
the Martin & Tyler Handcart Company.
High Priest. Mining Man.



JOSEPH LOYND

Born Dec. 19, 1843, Dukinfield, Eng. Came
to Utah Nov. 30, 1856, Edward Martin
Handcart Company. Bishop of 4th Ward,
Springville.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856






RICHARD LOYNU

Son of James Loynd and Elizabeth
Thompson. Born Jan. 11, 1846, Cheshire,
Ens. Came to Utah Nov. 30, 1856. Elder.
Farmer ; Freighter.



HEBER R. McBRIDE

Born May 13, 1843, Churchto\vn, Lanca-
shire, Ens. Came to Utah Nov. 30, 1856
Martin & Tylor Handcart Company
High Priest.



JOHN MIDDLETON

Born Oct. 25, 1841, in England. Came to
Utah Nov. 30, 1856, Edward Martin Hand-
cart Company. Farmer and Stockraiser.




GEORGE W. MIDDLETON
Son of John Middleton and Jane Withers.
Born Dec. 10, 1866, Hamilton Fort, Utah.
Alternate High Councilor. Mayor Cedar
City, Utah. Physician and Surgeon.



SAMUEL WASHINGTON ORME
Born July 4, 1832, Mentor, Ohio. Came to
Utah Nov. 30, 1856, Capt. Martin Hand-
cart Company. Sunday School Superin-
tendent. Mayor.



SAMUEL WASHINGTON ORME, JR.
Son of Samuel Washington Orme and
Sarah Cross. Born Sept. 19, 1858, Tooele,
Utah. Bishop. County Commissioner.
Farmer and Stockraiser.




JOSEPH CROSS ORME
Son of Samuel Washington Orme and
Sarah Cross. Born Aug. 1, 1860, Tooele,
Utah. Hlg>. Councilman. County Com-
missioner ; City Marshal.



LAFAYETTE OKMK

Son of Samuel Washington Orme and
Sarah Cross. Born March 14, 1872, Tooele,
Utah. President Y. M. M. I. A. Business
Manager Tooele Milling Co.



THOMAS PORRITT

Born Aug. 13, 1849, Stockport, Eng. Came
to Utah Nov. 30, 1856, Edward Martin
Handcart Company.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856




ROBERT REEDBR

Born May 24, 1827, Suffolk, Eng. Came
to Utah Nov. 9, 1856, J. G. Willie Hand-
cart Company. Participated in Echo Can-
yon Campaign 1858.



RICHARD COLLINGS

Born June 23, 1818, Trim;, Buckingham-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah Nov. 30, 1856,
Martin Handcart Company. Lived at
Sprinsville. Utah.



DAVID COLLINGS

Son of Richard Collings and Emma Law-
rence. Born April 19, 1853, London, Eng.
Came to Utah in 1856. State Sheep In-
spector. Missionary to N. W. States.




GEORGE HARRISON

Born Aug. 24, 1841, Manchester, Eng.
Came to Utah in 1856, Martin & Tyler
Handcart Company. High Priest. Black
Hawk Indian War Vet. Hotel Proprietor.



WILLIAM SEVERN

Born Oct. 4, 1836, Hucknall Torkard, Eng.
Came to Utah Dec. 1, 1856, Martin &
Tyler Handcart Company. Missionary to
South Dakota 1887-90.



HENRY AUGUSTUS SQUIRES
Born Feb. 22, 1825, Hartford, Eng. Came
to Utah Nov. 27, 1856, Edward Martin
Company. Seventy. Merchant.




WILLIAM STIMPSON

Born June 15, 1821, Hempstead, Norfolk-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah Nov. 30, 185G,
Edward Martin Company.



FREDERICK STIMPSON
Son of William Stimpson and Rebecca
Loubbuck. Born June 15, 1852, Hidling-
ton, Norfolk, Eng. Member 76th Quorum
Seventies.



ISAAC JOHN WARDLE
Born June 14, 1835, Ravenstone, Leisces-
tershire, Eng. Came to Utah Nov. 30, 1856.
Edward Martin Company. High Priest ;
Missionary to England.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856









WILLIAM H. WARDLB
Son of Isaac J. Wardle anrl Mary Ann
Ashton. Born April 5, 1869, South Jor-
dan, Utah. District Assessor. Member
Board of Y. M. M. I. A. of Teton.



JOHN WATK1NS

Born April 13, 1834, Rainham, England.
Came to Utah in 1856, Capt. Martin Hand-
cart Company. Bishop 17 years. Indian
War Veteran.



EDWARD WATKINS

Son of John Watkins and Margaret
Akerst. Born Oct. 27, 1857, Provo, Utah.
Missionary to England 1899-1901 ; High
Priest. Farmer.





FRANK WATKINS

Son of John Watkins and Harriet Steele.
Born Dec. 21, 1873, Midway, Utah. Elder;
Ward Teacher. Farmer ; Merchant and
Butcher.



THOMAS D. WRIGHT

Born Oct. 24, 1851. Came to Utah Nov.
30, 1856, Martin & Tyler Handcart Com-
pany. Member 138th Quorum Seventies.
Librarian at Cedar City.



DAVID BOWEN

Born Aug. 11, 1823, Llanelly, South Wales.
Came to Utah in December, 1856, John A.
Hunt Company. High Priest. Farmer
and Stockraiser.





UKOUGK FOSTER BOWKN
Son of David Bowen and Jane Foster.
Born March 20, 1849, Llanelly, South
Wales. Farmer and Stockraiser. Con-
stable.



JAMES EPHRAIM STEELE
Born June 22, 1852, Manchester, Eng.
Came to Utah in December, 1856. Bishop
of lona Ward ; President lona Mercantile
Co. State Senator.



NKIL M. STKWAKT

Born April 15, 1855, Peoria, 111. fame
to Utah in December, 1856, Capt. Hum
Company. High Priest; High Councilor;
President Y. M. M. I. A. ; Bishop.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856



459





WILLIAM STEWART

Born March 15, 1826, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Came to Utah in December, 1856, Capt.
Hunt Company. Indian War Veteran.
Worked on St. George Temple.



JAMES M. STEWART
Son of William Stewart and Elizabeth
Murdock. Born Sept. 22, 1851, St. Louis,
Mo. Came to Utah In December, 1856.
High Councilor. Indian War Veteran.



GEORGE SINNETT

Born Oct. 9, 1816, Angol, Pembrokeshire,
South Wales. Came to Utah Dec. 10,
1856, William B. Hodgett Company.





WILLIAM BOND

Born Feb. 17, 1817, near Manchester, Eng.
Came to Utah in 1856, William B. Hodgett
Company. Farmer.



JOHN A. JOST

Born Dec. 17, 1811, Nova Scotia. Came
to Utah Dec. 16, 1856, Wooley & Atwood
Company.



SAMUEL EDWARD JOST
Son of John A. Jost and Mary Ann
Zwicker. Born Dec. 1, 1844, Lunenburg,
Nova Scotia. Came to Utah with father.






WILLIAM AYRTON

Born Sept. 3, 1825, Skipton, Eng. Came
to Utah in 1856, Capt. Stringham Com-
pany. Landscape Gardener.



DAVID JAMES AYRTON
(Adopted Son of William Ayrton)
Son of Victor H. James and Anne Thomas.
Born Nov. 19, 1870, San Francisco, Cal.



JOSEPH F. BURTON
Born June 1, 1849. Came to Utah in No-
vember, 1856. High Priest ; Ward Teach-
er. Served in Black Hawk War. Early
settler, Mt. Pleasant, Utah.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1856




WILLIAM L. BURTOX

Son of Joseph F. Burton and Nancy

S? ,, Bo i?, March 2, 1878, Mt. Pleas-

?&, ^o ah '. Miss 'onary to Southern States

1106-08 ; Assistant Sunday School Supt.



GEORGE BARDSLET
Came to Utah Sept. 29, 185(5.



C. W. CARTER
Related to R. K. Thomas.




HERBERT CHESLETT
Related to R. K. Thomas.







WILLIAM DRIVER

Pioneer to Ogden. Wholesale and Retail
DruKKist. Capitalist.



LUBURN LIVONIA FULLER
Born Dec. 9, 1841, Nashville, Iowa. Came
to Utah in 1856.




PERRY B. FULLER
Son of Luburn Livonia Fuller and Min-
erva Brown. Born Nov. 23, 1876 Elk
Rapids, Iowa. Came to Utah in 1879.
Bishop Knightsville Ward.



JAMES HENRY HART
Rom June 21, 1825, Hemingford, Hunting-
donshire, Eng. Came to Utah in 1856.
Bishop Bloomington Ward, Idaho.



CHARLES HENRY HART
Son of James Henry Hart and Sabina
.Schoib. Born July 5, 1866, Bloomington,
Idaho. One of the Seven Presidents of
Seventies.



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DAVID E. HENDERSON
Came to Utah in 1856.



EDWARD G. HORROCKS
Born 1842 in England. Came to Utah in
1856. Elder.



GEORGE F. HOUSLEY
Born in 1836, Button Ashflekl, Notting-
hamshire, Eng. Came to Utah in 1856.





JOSEPH (WEAVER) JOHNSON
Son of William Weaver and Catherine
Beck Johnson. Born Feb. 28, 1856, OK-
den, Utah. Pres. Circleville Irrigation Co.



WILLIS (WEAVER) JOHNSON
Son of William Weaver and Catherine
Beck Johnson. Born Nov. 4, 1868, Ogden,
Utah. State Senator. Merchant.



EDWARD JONES

Born March 10, 1832, Ruthin Denbigh,
Wales. Came to Utah in 1856. Elder.
Blacksmith and Farmer.





EDWARD JONES, JR.
Son of Edward Jones and Martha Jack-
son. Born Nov. 23, 1857, Nephi, Utah.
High Priest. Farmer and Stockraiser.



ARTEMUS MILLETT

Born June 15, 1836, Kirtland, Ohio. Came
to Utah in 1856. Farmer and Fruit
Grower.



PAUL ALMA MILLETT
Son of Artemus Millett and Nancy Jane
Beal. Born Dec. 12, 1880, Spring Valley,
Nev. Came to Utah in May, 1900. Bish-
op's Counselor. Farmer and Fruit Grower.



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GEORGE AIUIR

Son of James Muir and Mary Reid Born
Oct. 16, 1831, in Scotland. Came to Utah
in 1856, Handcart Company. Seventy.
Participated in Echo Canyon trouble.




NIELS BENT NIELSEN
Born July 14, 1822, Horsholm, Frederiks-
borg, Denmark. Came to Utah in 1856.
Drove stakes for lines of Main St., Hyrum



NIELS JOSEPH NIELSEN
Son of Niels B. Nielsen and Dortliea M
Jensen. Born May 3, 1859, Weber Coun-
ty, Utah. Bishop of Hyrum Sept., 1901




JOSEPH A. NIELSEN



Son of Niels Joseph Nielsen and Nancy
A. Anderson. Born Nov. 12, 1883.




THOMAS ORD

Born May 5, 1826, South Shields, Eng
Came to Utah in 1856. High Councilor
Justice of Peace; Lawyer; Farmer.




JOHN W. ORD

Son of Thomas Ord and Eleanor Grant
Born Oct. 5, 1863, Nephi, Utah. Member
.1st Quorum Seventies; High Councilor.
Farmer ; Stockraiser.




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THOMAS PALMKR
Born Jan. 16, 1820, Windsor, Berkshire

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JOHN PARRY

Father of the wife of John Q. Adams of
Logan, Utah. Came to Utah 1856, Hand-
cart Company.




ROBERT POPE

Born June 16, 1828, London, Eng Came
to Utah in 1856 with a mule team com- .
pany. Farmer.



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JOHN POWELL

Born Oct. 31, 1822, St. Sepulchres Parish,
London, Eng. Came to Utah in 1856.



DAVID PINKNEY RAINEY
Born Feb. 1, 1815, in Tennessee. Came
to Utah in 1856. Bishop of Salem Ward,
Utah. Soldier.



DAVID WILLIAM RAIXEY
Son of David P. Rainey and Dorothy Jane
Dennis. Born Jan. 6, 1858, Provo, Utah.



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