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Lake City.



FREDERICK T. McGURRIN
Born 1869, Grand Rapids, Mich. Came to
Utah 1898. Attorney. Salt Lake City.





JAMES B. McKEAN

Came to Utah August, 1870. Chief Jus-
tice. Denied the Mormons citizenship.
Excluded them from juries. Refused to
admit President Brigham Young to bail
and sentenced him to penitentiary,



MAURICE M. KAIGHN
Born March 30, 1843, Camden, N. .1. Re-
ceiver of the United States Land Office in
Salt Lake City. Lawyer.



MOSES KIRKPATRICK
Pioneer Lawyer. Salt Lake City.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH









CHARLES W. MORSE
Judge 3rd Judicial District Salt Lake City.



JAMES D. PARDEE

Born July 27, 1863, Cleveland, Ohio. Came
to Utah Aug. 1, 1891. Attorney-at-Law.



C. S. PATTERSON

Born July 16, 1860, Tontongrena, Ohio.
Came to Utah December, 1895. Member
Board of Commissioners on Revenue and
Taxation. Lawyer.






ALLEN TILGHMAN SANFORD
Born May 13, 1870, Amber, Iowa. Came
to Utah October, 1895. Graduate of Uni-
versity of Iowa and Law Department of
Harvard University.



N. W. SONNEDECKER
Born Dec. 16, 1855, in Ohio. Came to
Utah Nov. 1, 1891. Attorney-at-Law. Salt
Lake City.



FRANK BRAY STEPHENS
Born Oct. 14, 1855, Turner, Maine. Presi-
dent Y. M. C. A., at Salt Lake. Lawyer.
President of Utah Society of Sons of Rev-
olution.






I). NEWTON STRAUP
Chief Justice Supreme Court of Utah.
Salt Lake City.



GEORGE MILTON SULLIVAN
Born March 18, 1866, Van Buren County.
Iowa. Came to Utah August, 1899. Ad-
mitted to the bar 1890 ; Member Board
of Education at Salt Lake City.



SAMUEL R. THURMAN
Born May 6, 1850, Louisville, Ky. Came
to Utah October, 1870. Lawyer. Chair-
man State Democratic Central Committee.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



687




CHARLES S. ZANE

Born in Cumberland County, N. J., March
2, 1831. Appointed Chief Justice Supreme
Court of the Territory of Utah 1884 by
President Arthur, from Springfield, 111.



EDWARD PAYSON FERRY
Born April 16, 1837, Grand Haven, Mich.
Came to Utah October, 1878. President
Trans-Mississippi Congress at Denver
1890.



EDWARD S. FERRY

Son of Edward P. Ferry and Clara V.
White. Lawyer.






WILLIAM MONTAGUE FERRY
Son of Edward P. Ferry and Clara V.
White. Born March 12, 1871, Grand
Haven, Mich. Came to Utah July, 1891.
Member State Senate 1913. Capitalist.



JOHN SAMUEL BRANSFORD
Born Aug. 26, 1856, Richmond, Miss.
Came to Utah February, 1899. Mayor
Salt Lake City 1907-12. Capitalist.



RODERICK McKENZIE
Born Aug. 25, 186'5, Howick, Canada.
Came to Utah 1891. Member Board of
Public Works; Chief of Police of Salt
Lake City 1907. Tombstones.









EDWARD G. O'DONNELL
Born March 1, 1865, Limrick, Ireland.
Came to Utah July, 1891. Undertaker.



CHARLES P. BROOKS
Born Aug. 21, 1851, Washinstonville,
Orange Co., N. Y. Came to Utah March
4, 1874. Salt Lake County Surveyor
1891-92. Civil and Mining Engineer.



JAMES J. BURKE

President James J. Burke Company, En-
gineers and Contractors.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH




J. B. CLAYTON

Mining Engineer. Associated with many
of tlie first large mines opened in Utah.



LEMUEL U. COLBATH
Mining.




BENJAMIN F. CAFFEY
Born Jan. 12, 1862, Montgomery, Ala.
Came to Utah September, 1889. Stock-
broker. Mining.




HENRY CATROW
June 22, 1878, Miamisburg, Ohio.




Born

Came to Utah June, 1903.

Copper Co.



Manager Ohio



JOHN J. DALY
Mining. Real Estate. Capitalist.




DR. ALLEN FOWLER
Pioneer Physician. Salt Lake City.




JOSEPH FARREN

Born Deo. 21, 1837, New York City. Came
to Utah 1871. Mining. Salt Lake City.




GENERAL FRED SALMON




ROBERT FORRESTER
Son of John Forrester and Jane Bell.
Born 1864, Fifeshire, Scotland. U. S. In-
spector Mines in Utah. Member M. I. of
Scotland and F. I. M. E. of Great Britain.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



689





JAMES GLENDENNING
Mayor of Salt Lake City.



ROBERT J. GLENDENNING
Mining, Capitalist.



THOMAS KEARNS

Born April 11, 1862, Oxford County, Up-
per Canada. Member Constitutional Con-
vention. United States Senator. Builder
of the Kearns Bldg. Mining. Publisher.






DAVID KEITH
Born May 27, 1847, Mabou, Cape Breton,
Nova Scotia. Member Constitutional Con-
vention. Mining. Capitalist. Publisher.



JAMES M. KENNELLY
Pioneer prospector and discoverer



of



many of the principal mines in Park City,
Utah.



HENRY NEWELL
Mining, Merchant and Capitalist.






W. O. OREM

Son of Alvert J. Orem and Martha A.
Leabo. Born May 23, 1873, in Missouri.
Came to Utah 1890. Engaged in mining
1 and railroad building.

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JACOB E. MEYER

Born Dec. 26, 1864, Calmar, Iowa. Came
to Utah 1899. Mining.



E. J. RAUDATZ

Born Oct. 5, 1857, Stettin, Germany. Came
to Utah 1887. Mayor Stockton, Utah.
Member State Legislature. Mining.



690



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH






I. J. STARBUCK

Born June 20, 1849, in Ohio. Came to
Utah 1888. Mining, Real Estate.



JOHN B. STEPHENS

Born Jan. 3, 1846, in Ireland. Came to
Utah May, 1873. School Trustee at Bing-
ham, Utah. Mining. Salt Lake City.



ENOS A. WALL

Promoter of the Utah Copper Mining Com-
pany, Bingham, Utah. Capitalist.





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GEORGE T. WALLACE
Born Oct. 27, 1844, Brandywine Mills,
Ohio. Capitalist. Established Telephone
System in Salt Lake City.



DR. CURTIS A. WHERRY
Son of E. J. Wherry and Frances Ann
Weaver. Born Dec. 18, 1872, DeSoto,
Kan. Came to Utah April 4, 1899. Phy-
sician and Surgeon.



ARCHIBALD C. MILNER
Son of Stanley B. Milner and Truth
Campbell. Born June 8, 1877, Atlantic,
Cass Co., Iowa. Mining and Reclamation,






W. P. NOBLE

Born Dec. 24, 1847, Jefferson County, N.
Y. Came to Utah Nov. 7, 1883. Police
Commissioner. City Councilman. , En-
gaged in live stock and banking.



MELVIN B. SOWLES
Born May 27, 1844, Alburg, Vt. Came to
Utah Dec. 25, 1876. Member of City
Council ; Member of State Board of
Equalization, Nursery business.



JUSTIN A. GOODHUE
Born 1841 in Ohio. Came to Utah about
1885. Nursery business. Lived at Salt
Lake City.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



691












LEONIDAS G. SKLIRIS
Salt Lake City. Mining.



JOHN CONDRON
Proprietor Cullen Hotel 1907-11.



WILLIAM SHERMAN B1NG
Born April 5, 1878, Kirksville, Mo. Came
to Utah April, 1894. Proprietor of Salt
Lake Stamp Company.






JAMBS DEVINE

Contractor and Builder. Superintendent
in charge of the construction of the Utah
State Capitol, 1913.



JAMES A. FOLEY

Born Jan. 8, 1878, Chicago, 111. Came to
Utah Aug. 28, 1902. Railroad Commercial
Agent. Resides at Salt Lake City.



JAMES FRODSHAM
Relative of T. J. Paine of Ogden, Utah.






BBBR W. HALL

Born March 21, 1868, at Brighton, Ohio.
Came to Utah April 11, 1897. Funeral
Director.



WALTER JAMES

Pioneer to Black Rock, Utah. Merchant,
Sheepraiser and Developer of Irrigatec
Lands.



LEWIS D. MARTIN

Born Dec. 23, 1861, Galena, 111. Came to
Utah April, 1889. City Councilman six
years. Architect.



692



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH






LEWIS B. MOORE

Born June 13, 1864, Neponset, Bureau Co.,
111. Came to Utah April, 1901. Engaged
in railroad and mining business.



SAMUEL PAUL

Born Feb. 20, 1836, Coleraine Co., Ire-
land. Came to Utah 1870. Chief of Po-
lice 1892-93. President and Manager Salt
Lake Livery and Transfer.



PERCIVAL O. PERKINS
Son of Augustus P. Perkins and Amelia
Kullmer. Born June 12, 1866, Lafayette,
Ind. Came to Utah 1888. County Re-
corder. Deputy Treasurer.





ERNEST H. RICH

Born Dec. 13, 1866, Trowbridge, Eng.
Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1886. Meat Dealer.
Stockman and Rancher.



STEPHEN L. RICHARDS
Lawyer. Salt Lake City, Utah.



ADOLPH RICHTER

Born Aug. 10, 1859, in Germany. Came
to Utah 1892. Engaged in Real Estate
and Insurance Business. Salt Lake City.









CARL A. SCHEID
Insurance. Salt Lake City. Utah.



A. J. WEBBER
Lawyer. Salt Lake City, Utah.



JAMES WRATHALL
Relative of Governor William Spry.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



693





ORANGE J. SALISBURY
Republican National Committeeman. Mem-
ber State Board Equalization. Capitalist.
Resided at Salt Lake City. One of the
firm of Salisbury and Gilmer Overland
Stage Co.



SAMUEL NEWHOUSE
Born 1854, New York City. Came to
Utah 1896. Mining. Financier. Capitalist.
Builder Newhouse and Boston Buildings
and the Newhouse Hotel, Salt Lake City.



ABRAHAM FAIRBANKS DORKMUS
Son of Henry I. Doremus and Harriet
Fairbanks. Born May 24, 1849, Salt
Lake City. Civil Engineer; City En-
gineer of Salt Lake City ; State Engineer
of Utah.






JOHN JUDGE

Born 1845. County Sligo, Ireland. Came
to Utah 1876. Capitalist. Mining; one
of Organizers of Silver King Mining
Company. Founder Judge Mercy Hos-
pital and Judge Building, Salt Lake City.



LEWIS TELLE CANNON
Son of George Q. Cannon and Martha Telle.
Born April 22, 1872, Salt Lake City.
Architect. Resides at Salt Lake City.



WILLIAM WHITE

Born Sept. 21, 1826, Fishguard, South
Wales. Came to Utah 1876. Member 3rd
Quorum Seventies ; Patriarch. Wholesale
Merchant.





JOHN H. WHITE

Son of William White and Anne Thomas.
Born Aug. 24, 1855, Haken, South Wales.
Missionary to England. Vice-President
Utah State Fair Association. Wholesale
Butcher.



J. PARLEY WHITE

Son of William White and Ann Thomas.
Born Jan. 21, 1871, Neylan.l, South Wales.
Elder. Deputy Sheriff. Director Farmers
& Stockgrowers Bank.



ALBERT S. REISER

Son of Henry Reiser and Magdalena
Snyder. Born March 1, 1871, Salt Lake
City. City Auditor ; Deputy Recorder.
Jeweler.



694



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH






' JOHN CLIFTON

Born March 31, 1829, Normanton, Eng.
Came to Utah Sept. 13, 1861, Joseph
Home Company.



WALTER S. REID

Son of Peter Reid, who came to Utah
1855, Mila Andrus Company, and Diana
Davidson. Born Oct. 17, 1866, Salt Lake
City. Statistician ; Deputy Sheirff ; Post-
master ; Road Supervisor Salt Lake Co.



RICHARD JONES

Born Oct. 4, 1824, London, Eng. Came to
Utah Oct. 4, 1863, Thomas E. Ricks Com-
pany. President, Branch in England about
two years. Sailor.





RICHARD JONES, JR.
Son of Richard Jones and Naomi Parsons.
Born Sept. 21, 1850, London, Eng. Came
to Utah Oct. 10, 1863, Capt. Ricks Com-
pany.



JOHN JONES

Son of Richard Jones and Naomi Par-
sons. Born Oct. 1, 1853, London, Eng.
Came to Utah 1863, Thomas Ricks Com-
pany. Elder. Farmer.



O. H. RIGGS
Father of the wife of David O. McKay.




JOHN TILBY
Father of John R. Tilby. Ephraim, Utah.





ASA C. FARLEY

Relative of Stringham A. Stevens of Og-
den, Utah.



ABRAHAM STEPHENS
Born Sept. 30, 1840, Phillack, Cornwall,
Eng. Came to Utah 1866, Independent
Company. Elder. Blacksmith Foreman.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



695






P. J. DALY

Assistant City Attorney Salt Lake City
1908-1913. Lawyer.



WILLIAM YATES

Born Oct. 2, 1830, Bath, England. Came
to Utah 1.861. Supt. Lehi Sunday School
30 years ; President Teachers Quorum.
City Councilman.



PETER RASSMUSSEN
Born at Mots, Ujland, Denmark. Came to
Utah in 1859.






JONATHAN HUCKVALE.
Farmer ; Painter. Resided at Blooming-
ton, Idaho.



JOHN CUMMINGS

Born Dec. 2, 1802, in Anderson County,
S. C. Came to Utah 1852, John Maxwell
Company.



WILLIAM CUMMINGS
Son of John Cummings and Rachel Ken-
nedy. Born July 30, 1835, in Gibson
County, Tenn. Indian War Veteran.
Said to have been first settler to have
plowed first ground in Provo Valley, Ltah.





JOHN B. WOOD

Came to Utah 1856, Martin "Frozen"
Handcart Company. Father of mother
of Frederick Wheeler of Plain City, Utah.



JAMES FERGUSON SHAW
Born Feb. 21, 1847, Garnkirk Cottage, Ens.
"ame to Utah September, 1868, John t
fesSil Company Bishop six years. School
Trustee.



IRA FISK.

Born Feb. 21, 1801, Silver Creek, N. Y.
Came to Utah 1861.



696



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH










WILLIAM THOMAS

Father of the wife of Ammon Simmons of
Spanish Fork, Utah. Came to Utah 1852.



MORGAN DAVID

Born March 3, 1804, Llanelly, Caermar-
thenshire, South Wales. Came to Utah
Sept. 19, 1852, William Morgan Company.



ANDERS K. HANSEN

Born Jan. 27, 1818, Sjelland, Denmark.
Came to Utah 1861, John R. Murdock
Company. High Priest. Farmer and
Stockraiser.





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THOMAS CEPHAS FOREMAN
Born Feb. 20, 1824, Cartwright County,
North Carolina. Came to Utah 1862.
High Priest.





JACOB ZWEIFEL

Born 1840, Glarus, Switzerland. Came to
Utah 1861, Independent Company. Re-
sides at Rexburg, Idaho.



AMBROSE GREENWELL
Father of Richard Greenwell, Rigby, Idaho.




MYRON HIGLEY

Relative of Frank Clark, Idaho Falls
Idaho.




JOSIAH LEAVITT

Relative of Frank Clark of Idaho Falls,
Idaho.



GEORGE WILLIAMS
Born Oct. 13, 1828, Wiltshire, Eng. Came
to Utah 1864, Erastus Snow Company.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



697






GEORGE HOLLAND WILLIAMS
Son of George Williams and Harriet
Suomdrel. Born July 31, 1860, Wiltshire,
Kng. Resides at Weston,- Idaho.



JACOB CHRISTENSON
Came to Utah 1862, Joseph Home Com-
pany.



ABEL PARKER

Born June 27, 1815, Brockville, Canada
Came to Utah June, 1863. President High
Priests Quorum Tooele Stake. Farmer
and Sawmiller.






ALFRED ALDER

Born May 3, 1824, Wiltshire, Eng. Came
to Utah Sept. 23, 1853. High Councilor.
Blacksmith.



DAVID WEEKS
Relative of Ephraim Weeks.
Utah.



Smithfleld,



HANS I. NIELSON

Born Nov. 2, 1821, Stengade, Tullebolle
Sogn, Denmark. Came to Utah 1866,
Peter Nebeker Company. High Priest.
Stonemason ; Farmer.






LARS JENSON

Born Sept. 30, 1823, Anderslof, Sweden.
Came to Utah 1866, Peter Nebeker Com-
pany. High Priest. Stonemason and
Farmer.



OLOF JKNSON

Son of Lars Jenson and Kngar Anderson.
Born Jan. 18, 1856. Ostra Torn. Sweden.
Missionary to Sweden 1877-88; Sunday
School Superintendent. Farmer.



EDWARD CORBRIDGE
Relative of Hyrum Evans of Layton,
Utah.



698



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH






CHRISTIAN PETERSON
Born Oct. 25, 1824, in Denmark. Came
to Utah October, 1860, John W. Young
Company.



W. W. HAWS

Father of the wife of James L. Meldrum
of Prove, Utah.



THOMAS BIRSCUMSHAW
Bon of Joseph Bircumshaw, who came
to Utah November, 1865, and Rosetta
Plackett.




FRANCIS KERBY

Born Aug. 17, 1820, Isle of Jersey, Chan-
nel Islands, Eng. Came to Utah Sept.
24, I860, Oscar O. Stoddard Handcart
Company. High Priest. Painter.



ALPHES AMULECK HARMON
Born April 14, 1839. Came to Utah 1854,
Oxteam Company. Assisted In bringing
immigrants to Utah.



GEORGE H. BANKHEAD
Related to Heber R. Bankhead, Wells-
ville, Utah.






PETER GILLESPIE LIDDELL
Son of William Ltddell and Agnes C.
Park. Born Sept. 12, 1851, Ayrshire, Scot-
land. Came to Utah Oct. 13, 1863, Rosel
Hyde Company. Elder. Rancher.



ABRAHAM LIDDELL
Son of William Liddell and Agnes C. Park.
Born Oct. 27, 1855, Scotland. Came to
Utah Fall of 1868. Elder. County Com'r.



JOHN BAIR

Born Nov. 26, 1810, Somerset Co., Pa.
Came to Utah 1850. Built first saw mill
in Davis County ; built and operated first
ferry boat in Utah. Echo Canyon War
Veteran.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



699





JOHN O'NEIL

Born April 6, 1828, Grey Abbey, County
Down, Ireland. Came to Utah 1864 ;
settled at Midway. High Priest. Indian
War Veteran. Justice of Peace.



WILLIAM O'NEIL

Son of John O'Neil and Agnes Cochran.
Born June 22, 1855, Dairy, Ayrshire, Scot-
land. Came to Utah 1864. Pres. Uintah
Stake Y. M. M. I. A. Member State Leg-
islature. Delegate to National Irrigation
Congress 1903.



ISAIAH BOWERS

Born April 21, 1846, Staffordshire, Eng.
Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1856, Edmund
Ellsworth Company.






JOHN MOSS

Came to Utah 1848. Father of wife of
Henry Moyle of Alpine, Utah.



WILLIAM WRIGHT

Born Oct. 5, 1832, Cumberland, Eng. Came
to Utah in 1852. High Priest. Justice of
the Peace ; School Trustee.



JOHN HENRY HUMPHREY BARKER
Born April 1, 1842, Wandsworth, Surrey,
Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 17, 1862, Henry
W. Miller Company. School Teacher.





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JOHN HENRY BARKER
Son of John Henry Humphrey Barker and
Susan McDermott. Born Nov. 2, 1863, at
Salt Lake City. Sheriff of Cache County.
Merchant.



FRED F. XOYES

Born Dec. 25, 1847. Albany. N. Y. Came
to Utah Sept. 25, 1865.



CHRISTIAN DANIEL FJELDSTED
Born Feb. 20, 1829, Sundbyvester, Den-
mark. Came to Utah Oct. 7, 1858, R. K.
Homer Company. President Seventies.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH




PETER J. FJELDSTED
Son of Christian Daniel Fjeldste;! and
Karen Olsen. Born Aug. 10, 1853, Ama-
ger, Denmark.



WILLIAM JEFFERSON TIDWELL
Son of Jefferson Tidwell, who came to
Utah 1852, John Tidwell Company, and
Sarah Seely. Born Oct. 8, 1861, Mt. Pleas-
ant, Utah. Emery County Surveyor ; Car-
bon County Assessor three terms.



SETH WAREHAM

Son of James Wareham and Harriet
Adams. Born March 30, 1845. Came to
Utah October, 1852. Indian War Veteran.
Resided at Manti and Glenwood.




JAMES EDMUND WAREHAM
Son of Seth Wareham and Margaret Ann
Shaw. Born Oct. 11, 1873, Glenwood, Utah.






LEWIS MECHAM

Born Sept. 4, 1814, Canaan, Grafton Co.,
N. H. Came to Utah 1852, James Snow
Company. Member Body Guard of
Prophet Joseph Smith. Minute man.
Wh eel ri slit.



DAVID PROSSOR JONES
Born 1836 near Breckontown, Breckor-
shire, Wales. Came to Utah 1866, John D.
Holladay Company. Bishop ; Chorister.
Poet. Farmer.






WILLIAM JAMES BUSH

Son of James Bush and Sophia Humph-
ries.



EDWARD BENNETT

Son of John Bennett and Jane Roberts.
Born Jan. 3, 1848, Connah's Quay, Flint-
shire, North Wales. Missionary to Great
Britain ; President High Priests.



JOSEPH WAYMENT

Born Feb. 7, 1844, Whaddon, Cambridge-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 3. 1863,
Dixie Company. Supt. Sunday School.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



701




JOHN WILLIAM BERRY
Born Dec. 17, 1822, Louisville, Ky. Came
to Utah in October, 1849. Missionary to
England. Early Settler in Southern Utah.




WILLIAM THOMPSON, JR.
Son of William Thompson and Elizabeth
McCeruley. Born Jan. 12, 1836, Canada.




GEORGE BUCKLE

Born July 23, 1861, Manchester, Eng.
Came to Utah 1870. Salt Lake City
Councilman. Manager Deseret News
Book Printing Department.




WALTER GEORGE THOMPSON
Son of William Thompson, Jr., and Mary
Ellen Isaacson. Born Feb. 6, 1873, Rich-
mond, Utah.




JOHN KNIGHT

Father of the wife of George W. Stanger
of Neeley, Idaho.



JOHN KNIGHT. JR.

Son of John Knight, Sr. Resides at Og-
den, Utah.








WILLIAM THOMPSON
Came to Utah October, 1851, Harry Wal-
ton Company.




ELISHA RANDOLPH LAWRENCE
Father of the wife of Walter George
Thompson of Whitney, Idaho.




JOHN RUSSEL MANNING
Born May 9, 1823, Bedminster, Bristol,
Somerset, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 13,
1861. Capt. Joseph Home Company. High
Priest.



702



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH







WILLIAM HENRY MANNING
Son of John Russell Manning and Sarah
Tucker. Born Nov. 6, 1848, Bedmlnster,
Bristol, Eng. High Priest ; Elder. Fam-
ily Home, Slaterville, Utah.



OLA OLSON

Son of Knut Olson and Elna Person. Born
Dec. 10, 1842, in Sweden. Came to Utah
Sept. 30, 1866. Member First High Coun-
cil of Hyrum Stake. Filled three missions
in Sweden.



WILLIAM C. PALMER
Son of Thomas Palmer and Francis Stark-
ins. Born Nov. 30, 1857, at Salt Lake
City. High Priest ; Ward Teacher.
Farmer.




JOEL HILLS ORTON
Son of Samuel Taylor Orton, who came
to Utah Oct. 2, 1856, Edward Bunker
Handcart Company, and Julia Ann John-
son. Born March 4, 1871, Parowan, Utah.
Blacksmith.



DANIEL S. SPENCER
Son of Claudius V. Spencer and Susannah
Frances Neslen. Born June 12, 1857, Salt
Lake City. Assistant General Passenger
for O. S. L. Salt Lake City, Utah.




JOHN AUGUST PETERSON
Born July 15, 1842, Calmar, Sweden.
Came to Utah Oct. 7, 1866, Andrew H.
Scott Company.





WILEY G. CRAGUN

Son of Simeon C'rasun, who came to Utah
Sept. 25, 1850, Jonathan Foote Company,
and Susannah Mower. Born Oct. 6, 1860,
Pleasant View, Utah.



SAMUEL ROWLEY

Born Oct. 29, 1842, Mars Hill, Suckley
Parish, Worcestershire, Eng. Came to
Utah Xov. 9, 1856, James G. Willie Hand-
cart Company- High Priest. Farmer.



SAMUEL JAMES ROWLEY
Son of Samuel Rowley and Ann Taylor.
Born Jan. 12, 1868, Parowan, Utah. El-
der ; Ward Teacher. Farmer.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



703






S. R. WORTHINGTON
Father of James Worthington of Oakley,
Idaho.



JAMES WORTHINGTON
Son of S. R. Worthington. Sheriff.
Farmer.



JAMES LOFTHOUSE

Born November, 1833, Downham, Lanca-
shire, Eng. Resided at Paradise, Cache
Co., Utah.








THOMAS WILLIAMS

Born Nov. 12, 1837, Bedworth, Warwick-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1861,
Ira Eldredge Company. Grantsville Ward
Clerk; Tithing Clerk Tooele Stake. As-
sessor and Collector Tooele County.



ROBERT C. EGBERT
Came to Utah with the Mormon Battalion.
Relative of W. J. Despain of Sandy, Utah.



JOHN MALAN
Relative of Daniel L. Munson of Ogilen.





JETER EDWARD JONES
Son of Thomas C. Jones and Elizabeth
Blincko. Born Feb. 9, 1852, Birmingham,
Eng.



WILLIAM EDWARD JONES
Son of Jeter E. Jones and Emma Thayne.
Born Dec. 30, 1875, Salt Lake City. Pres.
Y. M. M. I. A., Wellington ; Supt. Sunday
School, Spring Glen, Utah.



GENEALOGIES

AND

BIOGRAPHIES



GENEALOGIES AND BIOGRAPHIES



These genealogies are alphabetically arranged, and show, If the information was furnished, who was the old-
est member of the family that came to Utah; his father's name and his mother's maiden name; when and where
he was born; when he came to Utah; the company he came with; who he married, and when, and where; who
the father and mother of the wife or wives were; where they lived, or when they came to Utah; whom the chil-
dren of the "oldest member" of the family were, when they were born, and who they married continuing this
genealogy with the genealogies of his lineal male descendants (who are subscribers to this history), to any genera-
tion that may intervene between the "oldest member" of the family and this date September, 1913.



BOLD FACED CAPITAL letters indicate the "oldest mem-
ber" or head of the family.

CAPITAL LETTERS indicate sons, or lineal male descend-
Where two or more brothers came to Utah, and their
father and mother did not come, they will be found in the
regular alphabetical order and not in family group.



The abbreviations b. is for born, m. for married, and d. for
died, where used in the family record.

The genealogy of the father of the wife will be found in the
regular alphabetical order.

Within the parentheses ( ) will be found the names of
the parents of the person who precedes the parentheses.



ABBOTT, MYRON (son of Stephen Abbott, born Aug. 16,
1804, Providence, Pa., died Oct. 19, 1843, at Nauvoo, and
Abigail Smith, born Sept. 11, 1806, Williamson, Ontario Co.,
N. Y.; married Dec. 1, 1825. She came to Utah October,
1849, and attached to Capt. James Brown's family, settled
in Ogden, when there were only six families there). He was
born Dec. 1, 1837, Perry, Pike Co., 111. Came to Utah 1849.

Married Laura Josephine Allen April 25, 1861, Ogden,
Utah (daughter of Orville Morgan Allen, born June 9, 1805,
In Pike county, Mo., pioneer 1852, died 1893, and Jane Wil-
son). She was born April 4, 1846, and came to Utah with
father. Their children: Myron Alma b. Feb. 15, 1862, m.
Mary M. Leavitt; Stephen Orville b. June 9, 1863; Mary
Luella b. Dec. 2, 1865, m. Thomas D. Leavitt April 14, 1881;
James Smith b. Jan. 23, 1868, m. Chloe E. Robinson Aug. 19,
1892; William Ellas b. Oct. 16, 1869. m. Mary Jane Leavitt
March 20, 1890; John Austin b. Aug. 12, 1871. m. Chrissie
E. Whitney March 12, 1895; Josepha Jane b. April 17, 1873,
m. Robert Roberts Nov. 19, 1890; Abigail J. b. Sept. 20, 1875.
Family home Ogden, Utah.

Married Emily Malin 1870, Salt Lalce City. She was born
Sept. 25, 1839, at Angrogne, Piedmont, Italy. Only child:
Emily Pauline b. Dec. 24, 1871, m. John Maddock Sept. 21,
1892.

Married Lovisa Leavitt Jan. 11, 1878 (daughter of Lemuel
Sturdifont Leavitt, pioneer October, 1849, and Melvina
Thompson married Oct. 15, 1850, Salt Lake City). She was
born Oct. 22, 1861, Santa Clara, Utah. Their children: Mel-
vina b. May 14, 1879, m. John Horsley; Mary Isabelle b.
Feb. 4, 1881, m. George Woodruff; Ezra Abiel b. July 12,
1882, d. 1897; Sidney Smith b. March 7, 1884, d. 1901; Lemuel
Raymond b. Nov. 25, 1885; Thomas Edward b. March 31,
1887; David Arthur b. Sept. 23, 1888; Myron Decatur b.
March 4, 1890; Lyman b. April 28, 1892; George Nathan b.
March 17, 1894; Israel b. Feb. 20. 1896; Clarence Leon b. Feb.



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