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Born

1861.



JESSE WILLIAM LEWIS
Oct. 27, 1836. Came to Utah



CARL ERIE LINDHOLM

in Born, Nov. 16, 1835, Fornbo, Locksta Co.,

Sweden. Came to Utah in 1861. Tailor.



MARION M. MARTIN

Born Nov. 16, 1825, near Richmond, Va.
Came to Utah about 1861. Served in
Mexican War 1846-48. Worked on Logan
Temple 1882-83. Carpenter.






THEODORE MONROE MARTIN
Son of Marion M. Martin and Lucinda
Bu.senbark. Born Oct. 1, 1864, Providence,
Utah.



ROBERT MICHIE

Born Feb. 29, 1822, near Aberdeen, Scot-
land. Came to Utah in 1861. High Priest.
Postmaster at Woodland. Miller ; Farmer.



LIVINGSTON MONTGOMERY
Son of Robert Montgomery, who came to
Utah in 1861, and Mary Lourie. Born
March 28, 1858. Came to Utah Sept. 22,
1862, Homer Duncan Company. Farmer.






CARL M. OLSEN
Born May 27, 1836, Sweden.
Utah in 1861.



Came to



DAVIU OSTLER
Born Sept. 28, 1841, in England,
to Utah 1861. High Priest.



Came



JOHN PEPPER

Born Aug. 26, 1836, at Northamptonshire,
Eng. Came to Utah in 1861. Assisted in
bringing immigrants to Utah. Blacksmith.



542



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1861




ANDREW PETERSON

Born May 12, 1830, Givskud, Sjelland,
Denmark. Came to Utah October, 1861,
working on telegraph line. Seventy.



SOREN LIND PETERSEN
Born Feb. 20, 1835, Fiestrup, Denmark.
Came to Utah 1861, W. W. Cluft Company.
Wholesale Meat Merchant ; Farmer anil
Stockraiser.



ADAM LIND PETERSEN
Son of Soren Lind Petersen and Ane Eliza-
beth Petersen. Born March 2, 1870, Hunts-
ville, Utah.








JOHN JACOB SLAUGH
Born Feb. 15, 1819, Philadelphia, Pa. Came
to Utah 1861, Carl G. Maeser Company.
Seventy ; Pres. Branch at Philadelphia.
City Councilman.



JOHN JACOB SLAUGH, JR.
Son of John Jacob Slaugh and Matilda
Smuin. Born Nov. 17, 1864, Salt Lake
City. Sunday School Superintendent ; Mis-
sionary. Road Supervisor.



GEORGEN SMITH

Born May 28, 1823, Fadested, Prussia.
Came to Utah about 1861.





JOHN SMITH

Son of Goorccen Smith and Mary J. Swan.
Born Sept. 13, 1862, Fountain Green, Utah.



TRAUGOTT STLIMPF

Born Jan. 2, 1840, Buchakern, Thurgau,
Switzerland. Came to Utah 1861, Jabez
Woodard Independent Oxteam Company.



JOHN JOHNSON THAYN
Born Nov. 11, 1825, Glasgow, Scotland.
Came to Utah in 1861. High Priest; Mis-
sionary to Canada, United States and
England. Justice of Peace.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1861



.543






WILLIAM ALVIN THAYN
Son of John Johnson Thayn and Elizabeth
Hunt. Born April 13. 1865, Salt Lake City.
Missionary to England. Farmer ; Merchant.



EDGAR HUNT THAYN
Son of John Johnson Thayn and Elizabeth
Hunt. Born March 7,1869, Salt Lake City.
Bishop. County Commissioner. Farmer.



EBENEZER HUNT THAYN
Son of John Johnson Thayn and Elizabeth
Hunt. Born Aug. 30, 1874, Salt Lake City.
Missionary to Eastern States. Farmer.




JOHN GRIFFITHS TIMOTHY
Born March 2, 1825, Grigwin, Cardigan-
shire, Wales. Came to Utah in 1861.






DAVID TIMOTHY

Son of John G. Timothy and Martha Davis.
Born March 6, 1854, Wales. Came to
Utah 1862, Daniel Jones Company. High
Priest ; Sunday School Superintendent.



ALMA NEFHI TIMOTHY
Son of John G. Timothy and Martha Davis.
Born Dec. S, 1857, Tradagar, Monmouth-
shire, Wales. Came to Utah September,
1862. Missionary ; High Priest.





HEBER TIMOTHY

Son of John G. Timothy and Martha Davis.
Born April 2, 1861, Swansea, Caermarthen-
shlre, Wales. Came to Utah in 1862.
Farmer. Lives at Roosevelt.



DANIEL J. WILLIAMS
Son of William W. Williams and Mary
Hodge. Born May 7, 1829, South Wales.
Came to Utah October, 1861. Farmer.



EVAN WILLIAMS

Born June 15, 1805, Wales. Came to Utah
in 1861. Block Teacher. Gardener and
Farmer. Resided at Salt Lake City.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862






WILLIAM N. WILLIAMS
Son of Evan Williams and Sarah Jeremy.
Born March 17, 1851, Wales. Member
Legislature seven terms. Missionary to
Wales 1877-79. Merchant.



JOSEPH WILD

Born May 1, 1834, Berry, Lancashire,
Eng. High Priest. Town Marshal.



JOSEPH WILLIAM S. WILD
Son of Joseph Wild and Mary Shuttleworth.
Born Oct. 2, 1861, Salt Lake City. Presi-
dent Elders Quorum ; High Priest.






NEPHI VAUDREY

Born May 9, 1858, Sandbach, Eng. Came
to Utah in 1861.



FREDERICK YEATES
Son of George Yeates and Mary Chance.
Born Jan. 11, 1838, Worcestershire, Eng.
High Priest.



JOHN ZWEIFEL, JR.

Born Dec. 24, 1845, Switzerland. Came
to Utah Oct. 24, 1864. High Priest.
Farmer.




ALFKIOI) GREENWOOD KEETCH
Born Jan. 3, 1840, Kempston, Ens. Came
to Utah March 4, 1862, Willie and Atwood
Company. Bishop's Counselor. Mayor of
Pleasant Grove.




JAMES A. LEFFLER

Born July 28, 1840, Boone County, Mo.
Came to Utah July 18, 1862, Private Com-
pany.



MARK BARNES

Born March 6, 1809, Manchester, Eng.
Came to Utah July, 1862. Superintendent
Sunday School. Farmer and Gardener.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862



545






WILLIAM DYKT
Eorn 1S36, Kelvin Grove, Scotland.
Priest.



High



HYRUM KING CRANNKY
Born Feb. 26, 1818, Northflelil, Portaye,
Ohio. Came to Utah August, 1862, Capt.
Shirley Company. High Priest ; High
Counselor. Attorney.



WILLIAM DUANE CRAXNEY
Son of Hyrum King Cranney and Kliza-
beth Boughey. Born Aug. 24, 1848, She-
boygan, Wis. Came to Utah 1862, Capt.
Shirley Company. Bishop.







DAVID HALL

Son (if William Hall and Ana Copeland.
Came to Utah AUK. 29, 1862, Capt. Brun-
son Company. High Councilor.



JOHN WILLIAM WIXG
Born May 25, 1845, Pike County, 111. Came
to Utah Aug. 29, 1862, Louis Brunson
Company. Black Hawk Indian War Vete-
ran. Farmer ; Freighter ; Contractor.



JOHN WILLIAM WING, JR.
Son of John William Wing and Martha
Goates. Born July 28, 1870, Lehi, Utah.
One of the seven Presidents of the 68th
Quorum of Seventies.





WALTER LINDSAY

Born April 1, 1837, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Came to Utah Fall of 1862, William Brun-
son Company. Superintendent Sunday
School. Mail Carrier.

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ANTHONY CHRISTENSEN
Son of Christen Christensen, who came to
Utah Sept. 23, 1862, and Buletta Sorensen.
Born Feb. 20, 1849, Ostrup, Aalborg Amt,
Denmark. Seventy.



A. C. CHRISTENSEN
Born Aug. 17, 1829, Denmark. Came
Utah in 1862. High Priest.



546



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862






NIELS C. CHRISTENSBN
Born Feb. 6, 1832, Tors Parish, Hjorring
Amt, Denmark. High Priest. Farmer.



LAURITZ JACOBSON
Born Feb. 2, 1844, Denmark. Came to
Utah September, 1862, Christian A. Mad-
sen Company. High Priest ; Teacher.
Black Hawk Indian War Veteran. Farmer.



ANTHON H. LUND

Born May 15, 1844, Denmark. Came to
Utah Sept. 23, 1862, Christian A. Madsen
Independent Company. First Counselor
to Pres. Joseph F. Smith.





HENRY C. LUND

Son of Anthon H. Lund and Sarah Ann
Peterson. Born April 13, 1873, Ephraim,
Utah. Member General Board Y. M. M. I. A.
Lawyer.



NIELS C. NIELSEN

Born Aug. 31, 1845, Hjorring Amt, Den-
mark. Came to Utah 1862, Bishop Madsen
Company. Black Hawk Indian War Vete-
ran. Merchant.



LARS PETER PETERSON
Born Nov. 27, 1825, Albek, Hjorring, Den-
mark. Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1862, Chris-
tian A. Madsen Company.






NIELS PETER PETERSON
Son of Lars Peter Peterson and Elsie
Maria Jensen. Born May 9, 1858. High
Councilor. City Councilman, Richfield,
Utah.



HANMER E. PETERSON
Son of Niels Peter Peterson and Augusta
and Stockraiser.



NIELS MORTEN PETERSON
Born Nov. 12, 1819, Saybe Hjorring, Den-
mark. Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1862. High
Councilor Sevler Stake.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862



547






JAMES MORTEN PETERSON
Son of Niels Morten Peterson and Mette
Chrlstene Jensen. Born April 15, 1850,
Donsted, Denmark. Mayor of Richfield,
Utah. Banker.



JAMES MORTEN PETERSON
Son of James Morten Peterson and Laura
Hansene Christine Hansen. Born July 12,
1879, Richfield, Utah. First Counselor to
Pres. of Sevier Stake. Banker.



ANDREW POULSEN

Born June 8, 1843, Weiby, Denmark.
Came to Utah Oct. 6, 1862, Christian A.
Madsen Co. Teacher ; HiKh Councilor.






CHRISTIAN POULSON
Born 1848, Weiby, Hjorring Amt, Den-
mark. Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1862,
Christian A. Madsen Company.



PAUL POULSON

Born Sept. 19, 1845, Weiby, Denmark.
Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1862, Christian A.
Madsen Company. Bishop of Richfield
Ward 1877-94 ; High Councilor.



MORONI P. STARK

Son of Soren P. Stark, who came to Utah
Sept. 23, 1862, and Ane S. Pedersen. Born
Oct. 11, 1869, Spanish Fork, Utah. Pres.
129th Quorum Seventies; Missionary to
Nova Scotia.











THOMAS CHRISTIAN STEPHENSON
Born June 14, 1825, Jersey Parish, Hjor-
ring amt, Denmark. Came to Utah Sept.
23, 1862, Christian A. Madsen Independent
Company. .



SIMEON STEPHENSON
Son of Thomas Christian Stephenson and
Maren Simons. Born Aug. 27, 1850, Jers-
lev Sogn, Hjorring Amt, Denmark.



ANTHONY STEPHENSON
Son of Thomas Christian Stephenson and
Maren Simons. Born April 5, 1852, Den-
mark. Bishop Holden, Utah.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862









ANDREW STEPHBNSON
Son of Thomas Christian Stephenson and
Maren Simons. Born March 27, 1855, Den-
mark. High Priest ; Missionary to Den-
marl; 1905-07.



MADS HANSON

Born Dec. 6, 1830, Foslev, Denmark. Came
to Utah Sept. 23, 1862, Ola N. Liljenquist
Company. Elder ; Ward Teacher. School
Trustee. Farmer.



GEORGE DAVID HANSON
Son of Mads Hanson and Mattie Petersen.
Born July 18, 1871, Providence, Utah.
Seventy ; Ward Teacher. School Trustee.
Farmer.






KNUT JENSEN

Born 1810, Denmark. Came to Utah Sept.
23, 1862, Ola N. Liljenquist Company.
Farmer and Stockraiser.



ANDREW A. PETERSON
Born Jan. 13, 1840, Gstad, South Sweden.
Came to Utah 1862, Ola N. Liljenquist
Company. High Priest. City Councilman.



ANDREW PETERSON
Son of Andrew A. Peterson and Mary Ann
Earlan Pherson: Born Dec. 5, 1865.






JOHN ADAMS

Born AUK. 12, 1827, Bucklebury, Berkshire,
Kng. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1862, Homer
Duncan Company. High Councilor. Car-
penter.



HENRY ADAMS

Son of John Adams and Jane Merritt.
Born Aug. 22, 1853, Cold Ash, Berkshire,
Eng. Lawyer. Nephi, Utah.



THOMAS BEARD

Born Dec. 14, 1836, Whaley Bridge, Eng.
Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1862, Homer Dun-
can Company. High Priest. City Council-
man.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862



549






JOHN DAYNES

Born May, 1831, England. Came to Utah
Sept. 24, 1862, Homer Duncan Company.
Klcler. Musical Merchandise and Jewelry
Merchant.



JOSEPH J. UAYNES

Son of John Daynes and Elisa Miller.
Born April 2, 1851, Norwich, Eng. Came
to Utah 1862, Homer Duncan Company.
High Priest. Musical Merchandise.



J. FRED DAYNES

Son of John Daynes and Rebecca Bushby.
Born Dec. 7, 1872, Salt Lake City. Mis-
sionary to England 1898-1900; Seventy.
Jeweler.






JAMES LINDSAY

Born 1849, Hudson Bridge, Scotland.
Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1862, Homer Dun-
can Company. Farmer ; Miner.



JOHN LINDSAY
Came to Utah in 1862.



THOMAS MUMFORD

Horn Dec. 24, 1829, Essex, Eng. Came to
Utah September, 1862, Homer Duncan
Company. High Priest. Farmer.




JOHN W. MUMFORD

Son of Thomas Mumford and Elizabeth
Moore. Born April 27, 1865.



RICHARD JESSOP

Born May 3, 1838, Stoke Rogford, Lincoln-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 10, 1862.
Pres. Providence & Millville Irrigation Co.



JOSEPH SMITH JESSOP
Son of Richard Jessop and Mary Ellen
Shaffer. Born Jan. 25, 1869, Millville,
Utah. Resides at Millville.



550



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862





JOHN LONDON

Born Nov. 7, 1840, Alcester, Warwickshire,
Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1862, Ho-
mer Duncan Company. High Priest ;
Supt. Croyden Sunday School. Postmas-
ter.



ANDREW BECK BENZON
Born 1835, Copenhagen, Denmark. Came
to Utah Sept. 26, 1862, James Wareham
Company. High Priest ; Block Teacher.
Salesman.



SAMUEL EGGLESTON
Born March 30, 1804, Marcilber, Onondaga
Co., N. Y. Came to Utah August, 1862,
James Wareham Independent Company.
Patriarch. Bishop.





OKSON HYDE EGGLESTON
Son of Samuel Eggleston and Lurania
Burgess. Born Oct. 3, 1841, Ninles, Cay-
uga Co., N. Y. Came to Utah August,
1861, David H. Cannon Company.



PETER C. GREEN

Born March 1, 1827, Denmark. Came to
Utah Sept. 26, 1862, Oxteam Company.
High Priest ; Bishop's Counselor twenty-
seven years ; Presiding Teacher.



PETER B. GREEN

Son of Peter C. Green and Elsie Marie
Bertlesen. Born Feb. 4, 1864.





JOHN GH1MSHAW

Born .June 12, 1811, Accrington, Lanca-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 25, 1863,
Peter Xebeker Company. High Priest.
Laborer.



DUCKWORTH GRIMSHAW
Son of John Grimshaw and Alice Whit-
taker. Born March 3, 1842, Tottington,
Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1862, James
Wareham Company. Black Hawk Indian
War Veteran.



JOHN G. GRIMSHAW

Son of Duckworth Grimshaw and Mary-
Jane Moyes. Born March 15, 1868.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862



551




WILLIAM HYMAS

Born July 26, 1806, Rayleigh, Essex, Eng.
Came to Utah October, 1862, James Ware-
ham Company.



JOHN A. HYMAS

Son of William Hymas and Mary Ann
Atkins. Born Sept. 1, 1839, Rayleigh, Es-
sex, Eng. Came to Utah October, 1861.



BENJAMIN HYMAS

Son of William Hymas and Mary Ann At-
kins. Born May 6, 1846, Essex, Eng.
Came to Utah in 1862. Bishop of Treas-
ureton Ward.





WILLIAM ALFRED HYMAS
Son of William Hymas and Mary Ann
Atkins. Born March 22, 1847, Rayleish,
Essex, Eng. Came to Utah September,
1862. High Priest. Farmer.



SAMUEL EDWARD HYMAS
Son of William Alfred Hymas and Mary
Edwards. Born Dec. 10, 1867, Liberty,
Idaho. Bishop Sharon Ward. Justice of
Peace.



MARTIN PEDERSEN KUHRE
Born Sept. 15, 1838, Ronne, Bornholm,
Denmark. Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1862,
James Wareham Company.




WILLIAM DOBBIE KUHRE
Son of Martin Pedersen Kuhre and Han-
sine Katrine Jensen. Born Jan. 21, 1863,
Ephraim, Utah. Bishop. Mayor of Sandy.



BENGT OLSEN

Born Feb. 5, 1824, Stora tTppiakara, Swe-
den. Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1862. Farm-
er and Painter.



JOSEPH REUBEN OLSEN
Son of Bengt Olsen and Wilhelmina Pe-
tersen. Born Nov. 7, 1864, Big Cotton-
wood, Utah. Sheriff Box Elder County.
Farmer and Sheepraiser.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862







THOMAS PACE

Born Oct. 9, 1827, Durham, Eng. Came to
Utah September, 1862, James Wareham
Company. High Priest. Carpenter.



THOMAS ORSON PACE
Son of Thomas Pace and Mary Jane Blac-
kett. Born Feb. 14, 1863.



EBER B. RAWLINGS

Born June 24, 1826, Eydon, Northampton-
shire, Eng-. Came to Utah Oct. 8, 1862.
James Wareham Company.






HARMON WICKEL

Born in 1798. Came to Utah 1862, James
Wareham Company. Missionary to East-
ern States seven years ; Block Teacher.
Chief of Commissary at Nauvoo.



JOHN R. ALLEN

Born Jan. 29, 1841, Kentucky. Came to
Utah September, 1862, Independent Com-
pany.



"WILLIAM ASHTON

Born Feb. 9, 1837, Alabama. Came to
Utah 1862, Independent Company. One of
Vernal's founders.






WILLIAM STANLEY ASHTON
Son of William Ashton and Kllen Eliza-
beth Oruxford. Born May 29, 1871, Pleas-
ant Grove, I'tah. Buyer Ashley Co-op.
Store twenty-one years ; Farmer.



FREDERIK CHR1STENSEN
Born 1824, near Copenhagen, Denmark.
Came to Utah September, 1862, Captain
Van Cott Company. Counselor in Presi-
dency of Bear River Branch.



ALMA DENTON ROGERS
Born June 18, 1836, Geneseo, N. Y. Came
to Utah 1862, Independent Company.
Elder. Deputy Marshal. School Teacher.
Dentist.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862



553





JOSKPH SEWELL

Born Jan. 2, 1796, Palsied, Essex, Ens.
Came to Utah September, 1862. Carpen-
ter and Builder.



JOSEPH SEWELL, JR.
Son of Joseph Sewell and Sarah Stevens.
Born Nov. 13, 1819, Norfolk, Eng. Came
to Utah September, 1861. Carpenter and
Builder.



WILLIAM SEWELL

Son of Joseph Sewell, Jr., and Kmily El-
lett. Born Feb. 1, 1850, Yarmouth, Eng.
Farmer ; Rancher.










ANDERS NIELSEN ANDERSEN
Born Oct. 31, 1812. Came to Utah Oct. 1,
1862, John R. Murdock Company. Pioneer
of Box Elder County.



JONATHAN NIELSEN ANDERSEN
Son of Anders N. Andersen and Cath-
rine S. Pedersen. Born Dec. 13, 1865,
Brigham City, Utah. Ward Teacher ; Su-
perintendent Sunday School.



CHRISTIAN ANDERSON
Born May 6, 1840, GuldborR, Denmark.
Came to Utah Sept. 27, 1862, John R.
Murdock Second Church Train. Bishop of
Fillmore six years. Farmer ; Merchant.





NEPHI AMITZBOL ANDKRSON
Son of Christian Anderson and Anna D.
Christiansen. Born Nov. 7, 1881, Fill-
more, Utah. Pres. Y. M. M. I. A. at Fill-
more ; High Councilor.



CHRISTIAN PETER BEAUREGARD
Born March 18, 1826, Randers, Denmark.
Came to Utah Sept. 27, 1862, John R.
Murdock Company. Patriarch. Black-
smith.



MARINUS BEAUREGARD
Son of Christian Peter Beauregard and
Ann K. Sorensen. Born Feb. 5, 1852, Mi-
rah, Denmark. City Councilman. Direc-
tor Gunnison Valley Bank.



554



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862





MARINUS DENNIS BEAUREGARD
Son of Marinus Beauregard and Amelia
Edwards. Born Dec. 21, 1882, Fillmore,
Utah. City Treasurer. Pres. Gunnison
Valley Power Company.



HANS CHRISTENSEN

Born Feb. 20, 1840, Rakkeby, Denmark.
Came to Utah Sept. 27, 1862, John R. Mur-
dock Company. High Councilor. Farmer
anil Mechanic.




JOHN CHRISTENSEN
Son of Hans Christensen and Johanne Ma-
ne Poulsen. Born Nov. 2, 1863.




HEBER C. CHRISTENSEN
Son of Hans Christensen and Johanne Ma-
rie Poulsen. Born May 11, 1870.




THOMAS COBBLEY

Born Jan. 22, 1820, Huntingtonshire, Ens
Came to Utah September, 1862, John R
Murdock Company.




JAMES COBBLEY

Son of Thomas Cobbley and Sarah Smith.
Born Sept. 21, 1846. Came to Utah Sep-
tember, 1862, Kimball and Lawrence
Freight Train. Bishop of Pleasant Grove



CHRISTIAN HANSON

Horn April 12, 1822, Hasmark, Fyen, Den-
mark. Came to Utah Oct. 6, 1862, John R.
Murdock Company. High Councilman.
Carpenter.





HANS C. HANSON

Born Sept. 16, 1849, Bederslev, Denmark
President of Seventies : Missionary to Den-
mark 11)08. Carpenter ; Farmer.



ERASMUS MARTIN HANSON
Born March 26, 1850, Bederslev, Fyen,
Denmark. Missionary to Sandwich
Islands 1881-84. Carpenter.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862



55.5







ARTHUR JAMES JEFFS
Son of William Walker Jeffs, who came to
Utah October, 1862, John R. Murdock Com-
pany, and Emma Summers. Born May 17,
1855, in England. Elder. Fruit Grower.



JOHN P. REID

Born Feb. 25, 1825, County Down, Ireland.
Came to Utah in 1862. Elder. Farmer.



JOHN KIRKWOOD REID
Son of John P. Reid and Margarette Kirk-
wood. Born Dec. 22, 1850, Edinburgh,
Scotland. Came to Utah October, 1862.
High Priest : Bishop's Counselor.





WILLIAM H. SOLOMON
Born Feb. 6, 1828. Came to Utah October,
1862, John R. Murdock Company. Sev-
enty ; Patriarch. Shoemaker ; Farmer and
Stockraiser.



CHRISTENSEX PETER STECK
Born July 25, 1800, Germany. Came to
Utah September, 1862, John R. Murdock
Company.



JENS F. STECK

Son of Peter Steck and Marie Sophia Was.
Born Feb. 6, 1841.





JOSEPH LEWIS THOMPSON
Born Feb. 8, 1815, Birmingham, Warwick-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah October, 1862,
John R. Murdoek Company.



WILLIAM HENRY THOMPSON
Son of Joseph Lewis and Penelope Thomp-
son. Born May 1, 1838, Birmingham,
Warwickshire, Eng. An Overseer in erec-
tion of St. George Temple.



GUSTAVE ANDERSON
Born Jan. 5, 1850, Grunsta Parish, Swe-
den. Came to Utah Oct. 1, 1862, Joseph
Home Company. Bishop's Counselor.
Mayor.



556



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862





NELS BENSON

Born Aug. 23, 1846, Oringe, Halland Lan,
Sweden. Came to Utah Sept. 30, 1862,
Joseph Home Company. Black Hawk In-
dian War Veteran. Seventy.



JOHN IRVEN BENSON
Son of Nels Benson and Philindia Eldredge
Koftord. Born Nov. 6, 1882, Spring City,
Utah. Ward Clerk. Fireman for Utah
Fuel Co.



NELS ERNEST BENSON
Son of Nels Benson and Philindia Eld-
redge Kofford. Born Jan. 24, 1878.





ROBERT BROWN

Born May 14, 1831, St. Paul's, Bristol,
Gloucestershire, Eng. Came to Utah Oct.
1, 1862, Joseph Home Company. Farmer
and Rancher.



HENRY WILLIAM EVANS BROWN
Son of Robert Brown and Ann Evans.
Born July 14, 1854, St. Nicholas Parish,
Bristol, Eng. Miner and Smelterman.



HYRUM P. GEARY

Son of Edward Geary, who came to Utah
1862, Joseph Home Company, and Eliza-
beth Ann Slater. Born Oct. 19, 1861, Tre-
vorton. Pa. Superintendent Sunday School.





PETER IVKHSKN

Born .Ian. 21, 1840. Viele, Denmark. Came
to Utah Oct. 1, 1862, Joseph Home Com-
pany. High Priest ; Ward Teacher at
Honeyville, Utah.



BENGT JOHNSON

Born Jan. 31, 1822, Sodervidinge, Sweden.
Came to Utah September, 1862, Joseph
Home Company. Farmer. Resided at
Provo, Utah.



BENGT JOHNSON, JR.
Son of Bengt Johnson and Guinala Ben-
son. Born June 13, 1850, Sodervidinge,
Sweden. Came to Utah with father. High
Councilor. Farmer.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862



557





GUSTAVUS JOHNSON

Born July 23, 1821, Gathered, Sweden.
Came to Utah Oct. 1, 1862, Joseph Home
Company.



NILS LARSON

Born July 17, 1833, Willie Parish, Malmo,
Sweden. Came to Utah Oct. 1, 1862, Jo-
seph Home Company.



CHARLES PETER MEYER
Son of Carl F. C. Meyer, who came to Utah
in 1862, and Anne Jensine Jacobsen. Born
June 5, 1857, Leiloie, Denmark.





JACOB MYERS

Son of Carl F. C. Meyer and Anne Jensine
Jacobson. Born May 21, 1847, Ledoie,
Copenhagen Amt, Denmark. Came to
Utah Oct. 1, 1862, Joseph Home Com-
pany. Merchant. Farmer.



HYRUM P. MYERS
Son of Jacob Myers and Anna M. Johnson.



LOUIS J. MYERS
Son of Jacob Myers and Anna M. Johnson.





NEILS PEDER NIELSON
Born Feb. 13, 1847, Norre Orslov, Falster,
Denmark. Came to Utah Oct. 1, 1862,
Joseph Home Company. High Priest.



HEBER PETER NIELSON
Son of Niels Peder Nielson and Caroline
Christensen. Born March 19, 1872, Eph-
raim, Utah.



JENS POULSEN

Born Oct. 28, 1831, Kirkestillinse, Den-
mark. Came to Utah Oct. 1, 1862, Joseph
Home Company. High Priest. Farmer.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH 1862






JAMES SHRYNE POULSEN
SOL of Jens Poulsen and Maren Kristina
Arff. Born May 8, 1864, at Paris, Idaho.
Bishop of 2nd Ward at Paris, Idaho.



JOSEPH F. POULSEN
Son of Jens Poulsen and Maren Kristina
Arff. Born Dec. 4, 1870, Ovid, Idaho.



GEORGE ROWLAND

Born April 18, 1840, Gresley Parish, Not-
tinghamshire, Eng. Came to Utah Sept.
30, 1862, Joseph Home Company. High
Priest.









SAMUEL ROWLAND
Springville, Utah.



THOMAS BROADBENT
Born Dec. 29, 1833, Saddleworth, York-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah September,
1862. High Priest. Black Hawk Indian
War Veteran.



DAVID ALBERT BROADBENT
Son of Thomas Broadbent and Mary Jane
Nuttall. Born May 14, 1871, Goshen, Utah.
Bishop's Counselor. Principal Heber
Schools.






ALFRED WILLIAM HANSEN
Son of Peter Hansen, who came to Utah
September, 1862, John Van Cott Company,
and Keata Gustava Burresen. Born Jan.
23, 1877, Manti, Utah. Seventy. Farmer.



SIMEON ATWOOD

Born April 12, 1814, Mendon, Monroe Co.,
N. Y. Came to TItah Oct. 2, 1862, Capt.
James S. Brown Company.



WALTER HENRY ATWOOD
Son of Simeon Atwood and Melissa Turrell.
Born Jan. 25, 1841, Crawford County, Pa.
Missionary to Eastern States. City Coun-
cilman. Lumber and Coal Merchant.



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LUTHER GILBERT PORTER
Came to Utah Oct. 2, 1862, Augustus Can-
field Company.



JOHN BARTON

Born Feb. 23, 1806, Winstanley, Eng.
Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1862, Ansel P. Har-
mon Company. High Priest. Mechanical
Engineer. Farmer.



WILLIAM B. BARTON
Son of John Barton and Elizabeth Bell.
Born July 21, 1836, Wigan, Eng. Came to
Utah Sept. 3, 1860. High Priest ; Mis-
sionary ; Patriarch. Contractor.





ISAAC BARTON

Son of John Barton and Elizabeth Bell.
Born Dec. 11, 1842, in England. Came to
Utah 1861. Bishop of 19th Ward, Salt
Lake ; President High Priests Quorum.



JOSEPH BARTON

Son of John Barton and Elizabeth Bell.
Born July 25, 1848, St. Helen, Lancashire,
Eng. Came to Utah with his father. Pres-
ident 143rd Quorum Seventy.



WILLIAM BARTON

Came to Utah October, 1862, Thomas Rich
Company.






ROBERT DANSIE

Born Feb. 5, 1825, Boxford, Eng. Came to
Utah Oct. 5, 1862, Ansel P. Harmon Com-
pany. Bishop Herriman Ward. Farmer
and Stockraiser.



ROBERT DANSIE, JR.

Son of Robert Dansie and Charlotte Rud-
land. Born May 5, 1850, Boxford, lOng.
Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1862. Constable
Salt Lake County three years. Stockraiser.



WILLIAM HEBER DANSIE
Son of Robert Dansie and Charlotte Rud-
land. Born July 18, 1860, Boxford, Eng.
Came to Utah 1862. Elder. Resided at
Riverton.



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