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Married Eliza Morton March 10, 1857 (daughter of Joshua
Morton and Harriet Schofleld, pioneers Nov. 30, 1856, Edward
Martin handcart company). She was born 1835. Their
children: James M.; Nancy; Milton Thomas; Mary; Har-
riet.

Seventy. Served in Utah militia.

ANDERSON, MILTON THOMAS (son of James P. Anderson
and Eliza Morton). Born Oct. 15, 1861, Beaver, Utah.

Married Ruth Owens, Manti, San Pete county, Utah
(daughter of George Owens and Sarah Valentine). She was
born April 16, 1871, in England. Their children: Milton Owen
b. March 23, 1899; Rulon b. April 24, 1900; Verness and Ver-
neice b. Oct. 23, 1902; Aubrey b. Nov. 11, 1906; Sarah b. June
13, 1907; Letha b. May 6, 1909; James A. b. July 6, 1910, d.
Oct. 29, 1910.



AIVDERSO1V, JENS (son of Anders Larsen, born June 16,
1765, and Maren Knudsen, both of Orslev, Kloster, Viborg
amt, Denmark). He was born Jan. 7, 1821, at Kragerup,
Denmark. Came to Utah Oct. 6, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen
company.

Married Anna Jorgensen. She was born March 8, 1824,
and came to Utah with husband. Their children: Peter b.
Dec. 10, 1847, m. Martha Anna Lowell April 4, 1872; Christ-
ian b. Feb. 19, 1852, m. Anna Christensen April 17, 1871; Jo-
seph S. b. Oct. 3, 1855, m. Anna M. Nielson Dec. 6, 1875.
Family resided Deseret and Oak City, Utah. Followed trade
of carpenter.

ANDERSON, JOSEPH S. (son of Jens Anderson and Anna
Jorgensen). Born Oct. 3. 1855, Fillmore, Utah.

Married Anna M. Nielson Dec. 6, 1875, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Lars and Sidsel Nielson), who -was born March
20, 1858. Their children: Ada b. Oct. 8, 1876; Franklin b.
Nov. 14, 1877, m. Eliza Hartley April 3, 1902; Sidsel b. Aug.
19, 1880; Joseph Lars b. April 28, 1882, m. Mary E. Stephen-
sen Nov. 7, 1906; Lillian b. Feb. 21, 1884; Albert b. Dec. 16,
1886; John Milo b. Dec. 7, 1888; Louis Elby b. Nov. 16, 1890;
Edna b. Sept. 23, 1893; Eva b. Oct. 12, 1896; Estella b. Dec.
7, 1898; Lester b. July 9, 1901. Family home Oak City, Mil-
lard county, Utah.

Farmer. School trustee; member irrigation board.



ANDERSON, JENS CHRISTIAN (son of Anders Peterson
and Karen Christensen, born 1777, of Denmark). He was
born May 6. 1821, Hjorring amt, Denmark. Came to Utah
Sept. 13, 1857, Christian Christensen handcart company.

Married Margaret Nielsen April 8, 1848 (daughter of
Christian Nielsen and Johanna M. Larsen, latter a pioneer
Sept. 13, 1867). She was born June 29, 1830. Their chil-
dren: Lauritz Peter b. July 28, 1849, m. Nanna Erickson;
Anndrear Johanna b. Nov. 14, 1851, m. Jens Munsen; Beletta
Christena b. Feb. 18, 1854, m. Tillman Allred; Josephena
Brighamina b. March 4, 1856, m. Hans Jensen; Hyrum Smith
b. Oct 19, 1868, m. Millie Sorenson; James Christian b. Feb.
27, 1861, m. Annie Parsons Oct. 9, 1888; Heber Christian b.
Feb. 9, 1863, m. Theresa Schaugaard; Margarete Petrear b.
Sept. 2, 1865, m. Joseph Y. Jenson; Orson Hyde b. May 28,
1868, m. Hannah Torgersen Oct. 19, 1888; Albertina b. July
21, 1876, m. Parley Anderson May 11, 1898. Family resided
Salina, Koosharem and Richfield, Utah.

Married Carolina Jensen Feb., 1858, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Jens Jensen, pioneer 1857, Christiansen handcart
company). She was born April 4, 1836, Denmark. Their
children: Anna Mary b. Oct. 19, 1858; Caroline b. Jan. 27,
1861; Jensena b. Jan. 10, 1862, m. Samuel L. Page; Anna
Mina b. Feb. 6, 1864, m. Carlos Rasmussen Oct. 11, 1888;
Jens Christian Carlos b. Oct. 24, 1866, m. Minnie Turbet;
Erastus Snow b. Jan. 29, 1869, m. Mary Jane Norton; Andrew
b. April 23, 1871, m. Emma Martinsen May 3, 1899; Swening
Christian b.' June 19, 1873, m. Beda Erickson May 11, 1896;
Diantha Matelde b. Dec. 6, 1875, m. James A. Bagley May 3,
1899; Mary Ellen b. Dec. 15, 1878, m. Jasper Williams. Fam-
ily home Koosharem, Utah.



She was born Sept. 10, 1822, in Jyholt, Sweden. Their chil-
dren: Anna b. June 11. 1854 (deceased), m. Wm. Hibbard-
Olaf b. Nov. 25, 1857, Ida Josephine b. 1860 and Hannah Ida
b. Oct. 19. 1861, latter three died; John H. b. Sept. 24, 1864
- Anna Charlotte Eliason. Family home Logan, Utah.
High priest. Died Aug. 1, 1904.

ANDERSON, JOHN HYRUM (son of Johanas Anderson and
Johanna Olson). Born Sept. 24, 1864, Logan, Utah

Married Anna C. Eliason Nov. 18, 1885, Logan Utah
(daughter of Andrew Peter Eliason and Anna Marie Erick-
son of Logan, Utah). She was born Oct. 11, 1866 Their
children: John b. Dec. 3, 1886, m. Coila Montrose; Anna
Charlotte b Jan. 8, 1889, m. J. Ruben Larsen; Jos. Andrew b.
March 19 1891; Ida Geneva b. April 23, 1893; Luella Eliza-
k et , h . b -_ P s ec - 17. 1894; Hyrum Woodruff b. Dec. 16. 1898;

ne VII lr , ? son b ' June 25 ' 1903; Johanna Marie b. Jan. 20,
1906; Melvin Budge b. Sept. 26, 1909

Missionary to Sweden; bishop of Mendon and at present
time of Logan fourth ward; member of high council of
Cache stake. Mayor of Logan. Vice-president First Na-
tional Bank of Logan. Progressive and widely known busi-
ness man.

ANDERSON, JOHN (son of Jno. H. Anderson and Anna Char-
lotte Ehason). Born Dec. 3, 1886, at Logan. Utah

Married Coila Montrose March 17. 1909, Logan Utah
(daughter of Jno. A. Montrose and Harriet Horsley, of Soda
Springs, Ida.) She was born April 29. 1888. Her parents
came to Utah Oct 17 1862, Capt. Henry W. Miller company.
Their children: John Montrose b. Dec. 26, 1909; Coila Luella
b. Jan. 24, 1911. Family home Logan. Utah.

Counselor to bishop of River Heights ward, Logan Utah-
missionary to Sweden.

ANDERSON, JOHN. Born 1805 at Leith, Firth of Forth
Scotland. Came to Utah 1863.

Married Jane Russell at Leith, Scotland (daughter of
Jeanette Morrison of Denny, Loanhead, Scotland) She
was born 1807. Their children: Jessie, m. Mr. Robson-' John
d. aged 21; Thomas, m. Marguerite Robertson; James- Helen'
m. Simon Greive; David P., m. Annie Smith; Mary Jane m
David Smelie; Elizabeth, m. Thomas Jackson; Robert R m
Elizabeth Holland; Marguerite R., m. John Alford- William
C. Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Missionary in Scotland 23 years; high priest; block
teacher; Sunday school teacher; home missionary Shoe-
maker. Died about 1888 in Salt Lake City.

ANDERSON. DAVID P. (son of John Anderson and Jane
Russell). Born June 18, 1838, at Leith, Scotland. Came to
Utah Nov. 9, 1856, James G. Willie handcart company. This
company of about 500 persons nearly perished in the early
winter storms and for the want of provisions

Married Annie Smith Oct. 4, 1861, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas and Martha Smith pioneers 1860
Jesse Murphy company). She was born Dec. 23, 1841, Lon-
don, Eng. Their children: David S. b. May 11, 1863, m. Annie
Simpson; William b. May 11, 1863, m. Agnes Lewis; Robert
R. b. Dec. 23, 1864, m. Nettie Latimer; John b. Oct. 9, 1866 m
Adela Arnold; Ernest E., d. aged 26; Edgar, m. Ann Dunn-
Roy, m. Clara Brigs; Frank M., d. youth; Arthur D died-
Roscoe S. Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

High priest; choir leader five years. Contractor and
builder.



ANDERSON, LARS (son of Anders and Rangnel Olsen of
Furness, Vang, Norway). Born Dec., 1811, Furness, Nor-
way. Came to Utah 1863.

Married Johanna Larsdatter, at Naes, Hedemarken amt,
Norway (daughter of Lars and Johanna Neilsen of Ness,
Norway). Their children: Lars; Ricca, m. Albert Balstadt;
Julena, m. Neils Peterson; Annette b. July 29, 1847, m.
Andrew Peterson; Martha, m. Amasa Tucker. Family home
Fairview, Utah.

Elder. Died April 1, 1891, Mesa, Ariz.



ANDERSON, NEILS (son of Anders Olsen and Ane Marie
Olsen of Sjeperup, Holbek amt, Denmark). Born July 13,
1834, in Sjeperup. Came to Utah Aug., 1863, William Wal-
lace Cluff company.

Married Anne Kirstine Paulsen June 11, 1858 (daughter
of Frederick Paulsen and Anna Katrine Anderson, who
came to Utah In 1865). She was born Nov. 26, 1839, and
came to Utah in 1862. Their children: Nelsena Christina;
Nelsena Sophia b. Aug. 31, 1862, m. Lucas B. Howard Jan.
5, 1881; Neils Thorwald b. June 2, 1865; Mary Ann b. Nov.
1, 1867; Emma b. 1870; Sara Julia b. July 31, 1874, m. Albert
S. Newman Oct. 10, 1900; Amelia Caroline b. Oct. 8, 1877.
Lived at Weston, Richmond, Honeyville, Goshen, South
Jordan, and Big Cottonwood, Utah.



ANDERSON, JOHANAS (son of Anders Johansen and Anna
Jenson of Wiarp. Sweden). Born Feb. 18. 1823, Wiarp, Swe-
den. Came to Utah in 1859.

Married Johanna Olson Dec. 18, 1852, in Sweden (daughter
of Ola Mortenson and Ingar Bengtson of Jyholt, Sweden).



ANDERSON, PARLEY (son of Anders Anderson, of Sweden,
and Kirsten Torgersen, of Norway). Born July 27, 1866,
Christiania, Norway.

Married Albertena Anderson May 11, 1898, Manti, Utah
(daughter of Jens Christian Anderson and Margarete Niel-
sen pioneers Sept. 13, 1857, Christian Christiansen hand-
cart company). She was born July 21, 1875, Salina, Utah.
Their children: Edna Hortense b. Feb. 25, 1899; Hazel b.
March 8, 1901; Grace b. Oct. 19, 1902; Cora b. March 10,
1905; Margaret b. May 20, 1907.

Bishop Koosharem ward, Sevier stake, 1904-07.



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ANDERSON, PATH,. Born at Dagsdorf, Skone, Sweden.
Came to Utah fall 1862, oxteam company.

Married Chastey Hogranson. Their children: Selia, m.
William Christiansen; Inger, m. Marten Williamson; Mary,
m. William Christiansen; Christina, m. Levy Holdaway;
Annie, died. Family home Dagsdorf, Sweden, and Lake
View, Utah.

High priest. Farmer and stockraiser.



ANDERSON, PETER K. Born Feb. 6, 1835, Malmo, Sweden.
Came to Utah 1860.

Married Caroline Jepsen, 1859, In Malmo (daughter of
Olln Jepsen of Malmo), who was born Feb. 12, 1836. Their
children: Josephine, m. Joseph M. Smith; Andrew; Annie,
m. Good Rasmussen; Betsy, m. Niel McMullen; John, m.
Emma Marten; Olin, m. Nettle Thornton; Caroline, m.
George Allen. Family home Hyrum, Utah.

Elder; missionary In Sweden. Carpenter. Died Sept. 29,
1902, Burton, Ida.



ANDERSON, WILLIAM (son of Andrew Anderson and Marie
Williams of Denmark). Born March 6, 1818, Karleby,
Falster Island, Denmark. Came to Utah Sept. 30, 1853, John
Forsgren company.

Married Henrietta Berntzen Nov., 1841, In Falster, Den-
mark (daughter of Didlen Berntzen and Laurentza Tom-
merup of Denmark). She was born March 18, 1822. Their
children: William C. b. Jan. 20, 1843; Christian b. April 21,
1844, m. Emily A. Pickering; Peter H. b. Sept. 26, 1845, m.
Esther Smith; Mary Christine b. June 3, 1849, m. William A.
Cox; Frederick b. Feb. 11, 1851, m. Sarah A. Cox; Hannah
b. Jan. 1, 1853, m. Jorgen Madsen; Laurentza b. Sept. 12,
1855, m. John Lowry; Henrietta b. Sept. 17, 1865; John b.
Sept. 20, 1867. Family home Mantl, San Pete county, Utah.

High councilor. Member legislature 1860-62; county
selectman 1867-83; probate judge. Died Nov. 14, 1904.

ANDERSON. PETER H. (son of William Anderson and
Henrietta Berntzen). Born Sept. 26, 1845, In Denmark.

Married Esther Smith Dec. 1. 1866, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Albert Smith and Esther Dutcher), who was born
May 9, 1849. Their children: Etta b. Oct. 15, 1867, m.
George Crawford; William H. b. March 16, 1869, m. Anna
Watt; Hubert b. Aug. 5, 1871, died; Izenna b. Aug. 1, 1873, m.
Edward Reid; Alice b. Jan. 5, 1876, m. Stephen Barton; Ross
b. April 23, 1879, m. Euphemia Olson; Frank b. Nov. 21, 1882,
m. Violet Carlson; Elinor b. June 4, 1885, m. Hal Taylor;
Matilda b. June 4, 1888, m. Joseph W. Thompson; Henry
b. July 7, 1891.

City councilman and city marshal, Mantl, Utah. Farmer
and stockraiser. Died July 13, 1903.

ANDERSON, ROSS (son of Peter H. Anderson and Esther
Smith). Born April 23, 1879, Manti, Utah.

Married Euphemia Olson Sept. 18, 1901, Manti, Utah
(daughter of John Olson and Almtra E. Henrle, of Moroni,
Utah). She was born Oct. 13, 1879. Their children: John
Ross b. May 22, 1903; Elliott Vernon b. June 17, 1906; Wil-
liam Ray b. Dec. 27, 1908. Family home Salt Lake City.

Principal Mayfleld schools 1900; professor biology and
comparative anatomy, College of Physicians and Surgeons,
Baltimore, Md., 1903-04, and graduate same college 1905;
established pathological department L. D. S. hospital and
was senior of same 1905-09; professor pathology and bacte-
riology University of Utah 1906-09; established Central
Utah hospital, Mt. Pleasant, Utah, 1910, and successfully op-
erated same for two years; surgeon D. & R. G. R. R.; senior
surgeon Judge Mercy hospital, Salt Lake City.



ANDERSON, WILLIAM HOPKINS (son of Robt. S. Ander-
son, born July 30, 1803, at Washington, Pa., and Dorcas
Ann Sims Hopkins, born Oct. 11, 1812, Mount Pleasant,
Ohio). He was born Feb. 14, 1835, at Florence, Washington
county. Pa. Came to Utah July 16, 1859, Alfred Randall
company.

Married Mary Allen Sept. 8, 1861 (daughter of Isaac Allen
and Elizabeth C. Wright pioneers Sept. 16, 1859, Edward
Stevenson company). She was born Dec. 13, 1839. Came to
Utah Oct.. 1859. Their children: William A. b. Sept. 26,
1862, m. Ida Ella McCammon Dec. 24, 1885; Dorcas Eliza-
beth b. Feb. 16, 1865, d. Aug. 2, 1876; Mary E. b. March 19,
1867. m. Charles Harton, Feb. 14, 1885.

City clerk Wellsvllle, Utah; postmaster Portage, Box-
elder county, 30 years; justice of peace 27 years; notary
public eight years. Bishop's counselor three years; tithing
clerk four years; school trustee 12 years.



ANDERTON, JAMES (son of John Anderton and Mary
Leather of Lancashire, Eng.). Born Dec. 17, 1840, Wigan,
Lancashire. Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1864, Isaac Canfield
company.

Married Dinah Prestige-Palmer, 1866, on "the Muddy,"
Nev., who came to Utah In 1863 (daughter of William
Prestige of Leamington, Warwickshire, Eng., pioneer Oct.
6, 1863). She was born April 27, 1830. There were no
children.

High priest; early settler on "the Muddy"; moved to Salt
Lake City and Mill Creek; removed to Sevier county in
1872. Freighted to mining camps of Utah and Nevada for
25 years. Merchant, farmer and fruit grower.
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t' T FREDE ICK CHADWICK. Born June 14, 1820,

Stockport, Lancashire, Eng. Came to Utah 1854.

H^Ti.'S Eliza beth Whittaker July 17, 1842, Stockport,

?^."u 1 S born April 3 ' 1822 ' and cam e to Utah, 1854
with husband. Their children: James W., d. aged 2- John

" ? Vel ^ n ? Whittaker : Robert W., d. infant; sVmuelW,
m. Vllate Fulmer; Alice W., d. infant; Joseph F W m
r!?. kby; Klchard S. W. (deceased), m. Elizabeth
Croxall; Elizabeth W., died; Fredrick W d ac-pd fi voar..-
Fred W. died. Family home, 7th ward Salt' La^ke City '

General blacksmith. Died March 2, 1878, Salt Lake City.

on of Frederick C. Andrew and Eliz-



Married Eveline Whittaker Nov. 8, 1869. Salt Lake City
Daniel H. Wells officiating (daughter of George Whittaker)

t. %T a i? HT n , Ja * n ' P- 1 i 51 - Thelr children: John and
Fredrick, d. Infants; Amy Eveline b. July 8, 1873, m Everet
P. Yawell; Lizzie b. Nov. 26, 1875; Arzella b. Jan 24 1878-
Alice b. July 18, 1881, m. Richard Williams; Robert E b'
Oct. 19, 1887. Family home, Salt Lake City.

Seventy: high priest. Musician. Died May 14, 1912 Salt
Lake City.

ANDREW, SAMUEL WHITTAKER (son of Frederick Chad-
wick Andrew and Elizabeth Whittaker). Born May 18
1852, Stockport, Eng. Came to Utah Oct., 1854.

Married Mary Vilate Fullmer Nov. 8, 1875, Salt Lake
City (daughter of 'David Fullmer and Rhoda Ann Marvin
of Northumberland county, Penn. pioneers 1848). She was
born April 26, 1853. Their children: Samuel Fullmer b
Sept. 7, 1876, m. Ida Luella Perry; David Fullmer b Nov
11. 1877; Fred Fullmer b. March 28, 1881, m. Mina Marie
Therkill; Mary Vilate Fullmer b. May 8. 1883, m. Joseph
J. Gardiner; June Fullmer b. April 9, 1885; Richard Marvin
Fullmer b. April 14, 1887, died; Rhoda Ethel Fullmer b
Jan. 14, 1891, died; Walter Silas Fullmer b. Oct. 21, 1893;
Alice Edna Fullmer b. July 3, 1895. Lived at Salt Lake
City; moved to Mapleton 1891, and to Union county, Ore.,

High priest; high councilor. School trustee. Blacksmith
and farmer.



ANDREWS, SAMUEL (son of William Andrews of Rome,
Floyd county, Ga.). Born Oct., 1807. Came to Utah 1869.

Married Elizabeth Potts in Georgia. Their children: Wil-
liam, m. Elizabeth Smith: Amanda E., m. Henry Hall; Mar-
tha F., m. John F. Beesley; James C., and Marietta, died;
Lavonia, m. Isaiah Barkdoll Lott; Edna Adaline, m. Jacob
Snyder.

Carpenter and farmer (deceased).



ANDRUS, MILO (son of Ruluf Andrus and Azuba Smith, of
Essex county, N. Y.). Born March 6, 1814, Hartford, Conn.
Came to Utah Sept., 1850, from a mission in England, at the
head of his own company.

Married Abigail Jane Daley Feb. 21, 1833, Florence, Ohio
(daughter of John Daley of Florence, Ohio pioneer 1848,
Heber C. Kimball company). She was born Jan. 26, 1815.
Their children: Mary Jane b. Nov. 15, 1833, m. William D.
Hendrlcks; James b. June 14, 1835, m. Laura Altha Gibson;
m. Manomas Luvina Gibson; Sarah Ann b. May 31, 1837;
John Daley b. April 23, 1841, m. Catharine Wetherby; Millen-
nium b. Aug. 31, 1845, m. William F. Fisher; Amanda b.
Nov. 19, 1847, m. Howard Egan. Family home Florence,
Ohio, St. George, Utah, and Oxford, Ida.

Married Adaline Alexander 1852, who was born Jan. 1,
1835, In Weakley county, Tenn. Their children: Laron b.
Jan. 27, 1853, m. Rosanna P. Terry; m. Jane Carr; m. Maria
Gummersall; Louis b. Aug. 3, 1854; Henrietta; Lavona; Ran-
dolph. Family home Holliday, Utah.

Married Lucy Loomis at Salt Lake City. Their children:
Lavenia b. Feb. 28, 1864, m. James Miller; m. James McComb;
Alma, m. Sarena Gardner; Jacob, d. aged 12; Lucy, d. aged 2;
Esmerelda, m. William McKell. Family home Draperville,
West Jordan, Utah.

Married Margaret Ann Boyce Feb., 1857, at Big Cotton-
wood, Utah (daughter of George Boyce of Michigan, pioneer
1847). She was born April 12, 1840. Their children: Isadore
b. May 20, 1862, m. James Larsen; Hyrum b. June 17, 1864,
m. Jennie Garner; Mansfield b. March 4, 1866, m. Una May
Telford; Brigham b. May 28, 1868; Horace b. May 17, 1872,
m. Hattie Homer; Margaret A. b. Oct. 24, 1874, m. John
Jorgensen; Joseph b. Sept. 15, 1877, m. Maud Gee; Benjamin
b. Sept. 15, 1877, m. Miss Rose; Eveline Charlote b. June
26, 1880, m. Orson Brower. Family home Big Cottonwood,
Utah.

Missionary 1833-37-44 to Ohio, England and New York;
first counselor to President Young; policeman at Nauvoo,
111., and pres. of a quorum of seventies in 1844; president
stake of Zion in St. Louis, Mo., 1855; acting bishop of Cotton-
wood, 1858; brought several companies of immigrants to
Utah; patriarch. Farmer. Died June 19, 1893, at Oxford,
Idaho.

ANDRUS, JAMES (son of Milo Andrus and Abigail Jane
Daley). Born June 14. 1835, at Florence, Ohio. Came to
Utah Sept. 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company.

Married Laura Altha Gibson March 11, 1857, at Big Cot-
tonwood, Utah (daughter of George Washington Gibson and
Mary Sparks of South Carolina pioneers of 1847, Capt.
Brown company). She was born June 27, 1837. Their chil-



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dren: Laura Jane b. Nov. 30, 1857, m. A. F. McDonald, Jr.;
James b. July 30, 1860, m. Adelaide Dodge; Mary Luvina b.
Feb. 24, 1862; Elizabeth Luella b. Dec. 6, 1863, m. J. M. Gates;
Elnora b. Nov. 7, 1865, m. J. M. Macfarlane; Edgar b. Aug.
6, 1868; Milo Washington b. Sept. 7, 1871, m. Mary J. Nixon;
Gideon Lafayette, b. March 8, 1874, m. Jane Petty; Thamazine
Millennium b. Dec. 1, 1876, m. George R. Lund. Family home
St. George, Utah.

Married Manomas Luvina Gibson 1861 at Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Washington Gibson and Mary Sparks).
Their children: Lottie Luvina b. Aug. 19, 1862; George
Judson b. Oct. 17, 1863; Medora b. March 6, 1866; John
Edwin b. July 26, 1868; Moses Wilford b. April 7, 1870, m.
Orpha Morris; Robert Nathaniel b. March 4, 1873; Alexander
Burto b. Feb. 14, 1875, m. Rosilla Brooks; Charles b. March
6, 1878, m. Rosilla Turner; Thomas b. May 26, 1880, m.
Lizzie Whitehead; Vilate b. May 14, 1883, m. Nephi J. Wads-
worth, Jr.; Ethel b. Oct. 14, 1885, m. George A. Sorenson;
Pearl b. Aug. 7, 1887.

Bishop of St. George ward; member high council; mis-
sionary. Chairman of county commissioners; representative
of first state legislature in Utah. Farmer and stock-
raiser; merchant and banker.

ANDRUS, LARON A. (son of Milo Andrus and Adaline Alex-
ander). Born Jan. 27, 1853, at Holliday, Utah.

Married Rosanna P. Terry Sept. 16, 1872, at Salt Lake
City (daughter of William R. Terry and Mary Phillips);
who was born July 7, 1856. Their children: Laron T. b. Dec.
9, 1873, m. Emma E. Toone; Franklin W. b. Feb. 3, 1876,
m. Dessie Hogran; Mary Adaline b. June 16, 1878; Rosa May
b. Sept. 14. 1879; Cloe T. b. April 18, 1887; Silas T. b. Oct.
28, 1883; Milo T. b. Nov. 4, 1885; Edgar T. b. Oct. 3, 1888;
Otto T. b. Feb. 22, 1891.

Married Jane Carr March 23, 1896, Logan, Utah (daughter
of Thomas Carr and Mary Thornley). She was born March
23. 1865, at Leyland, Lancashire, Eng.

Married Maria Gummersall (daughter of Jonathan Gum-
mersall, born Sept. 23, 1823, and Hannah Smith, born 1828,
both of England). She was born March 26, 1855, West
Hartlepool, Durham, Eng.

Bishop's counselor (1884) 20 years; missionary to Great
Britain 26 months; asst. supt. of Sunday schools; high
priest. Farmer and stock-raiser.

ANDRUS, MANSFIELD (son of Milo Andrus and Margaret
Ann Boyce). Born March 4, 1866, at West Jordan, Utah.

Married Una May Telford March 4, 1891, Logan, Utah
(daughter of John D. Telford, born March 11, 1824; died
Aug. 1883, and Sarah Coltron, both of Richmond, Utah, both
pioneers the latter, 1858). She was born April 29, 1871.
Their children: Willbern b. Dec. 7, 1891, m. Clarissia Dav-
enport; Orel b. Dec. 14, 1893; Oneta May b. Feb. 1, 1895; Milo
b. Sept. 17, 1897; Adria b. Nov. 10, 1899; George T. b. April
27, 1901; Alton T. b. Aug. 27, 1903; Henry T. b. Dec. 1, 1905;
Edith b. April 19, 1908; Viola b. May 29, 1911. Family home
Ora, Idaho.

Supt. of Sunday schools at Lodi 1895; member bishopric
1896; ordained bishop 1908. Member committee on Yellow-
stone tabernacle.



ANGELL, SOLOMON (son of Phoebe Ann Angell of Nauvoo,
111.). Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1848, Brigham Young company.

Married Eunice C. Young, who came to Utah 1848,
Brigham Young company. Their children: Sarah Eliza-
beth, m. Jefferson Wright; Alma Thurman, m. Charlotte
Boyce; John Osborn, m. Ermina Sarah Prudence Cahoon;
Albert, m. Thirza Viola Cahoon; George, Wm. Henry and
Emma, latter three died; Mary, m. Samuel Lorenzo Ensign.
Family home Salt Lake City.

Member S3d quorum seventies. Carpenter and mill-
wright. Died Sept. 20, 1882, Leeds, Utah.

ANGELL, JOHN OSBORN (son of Solomon Angell and
Eunice C. Young). Born Jan. 10, 1844, Kirtland, Ohio.
Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1848, Brigham Young company.

Married Ermina Sarah Prudence Cahoon at Salt Lake
City (daughter of William F. Cahoon and Nancy M. Gibbs,
pioneers Sept., 1848). Their children: William Osborn, m.

Katherine ; Solomon, m. Annie Foulks; Eunice

Ermina, m. Frederick Burt; Lerona Martisa, died.

Married Sarah Jane Mikesell, Oct. 21, 1872, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Hyrum Mikesell and Ann Agnes Scott
pioneers Oct. 15, 1849, Allen Taylor company). Their chil-
dren: Martha Jane b. Aug. 13, 1873, m. John Daynes; John
Osborn b. Dec. 24, 1874, m. Vina Pinney; Mary Caroline b.
April 19, 1876, m. Frank Dibble; Ella A. b. Nov. 13, 1877;
Hyrum Alma b. March 8, 1879, m. Maud Wright; Ralph b.
March 23, 1881; Clara Adella b. Feb. 10, 1883, m. Frank Gil-
more; Geo. Enoch b. March 11, 1885, died; Albert A. b. Jan.
17, 1887; Ernest Leroy b. Jan. 29, 1889, died. Family home
Salt Lake City.

Member 33d quorum seventies; missionary to Dixie. Car-
penter.



ARAVE, NELSON. Born Dec. 20, 1834, in Canada. Came to
Utah 1851.

Married Aroline Wadsworth Feb. 18, 1855, Uinta, Weber
county, Utah (daughter of Abiah Wadsworth and Eliza
Hardy of Uinta county, pioneers Sept. 9, 1851, Abraham Day
company). She was born Sept. 16, 1836. Their children:
Nelson A. b. Jan. 20, 1856, died; Joseph W. b. June 4, 1857,
m. Dora Zacer, April, 1895; William b. Jan. 14, 1860, m. Ida
Clark May 12, 1881; David E. b. Dec. 23, 1861, m. Mary A.



Fowles Sept. 22, 1886; Frederick b. March 23, 1863 died-
Frank b. March 2, 1866, m. Sarah Andrews Nov. 10, 1885-
Heber b. Oct. 15, 1868, m. Sarah Boyington Jan. 1, 1888 :
Elnoria b. Sept. 16, 1871, m. Lev! Cox Sept. 22, 1886; Dora b
Oct. 26, 1873, m. Joseph Fowles Aug., 1895; Louis b July 18
1876, died; Ada Bell b. Dec. 11, 1879, m. Alma Rigby 1900 :
Eugene b. Nov. 25, 1882, m. Lillian Simpson 1902. Family
home Hooper, Weber county, Utah.

Married Mary Ann Williams Oct. 9, 1865, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Daniel Williams and Eliza Ames of South
Wales). She was born May 6, 1848, in South Wales. Their
children: Eliza M. b. June 24, 1868, m. Christen Hansen



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