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Constable at Circle Valley. Assisted in bringing immi-
grants to Utah with Abner Lowry Oct. 22, 1866. High
priest; president of elders' quorum 12 years.

nvi h ' K ept. 9, 1852, Bryant Jolley com-

b June 24 fses A?^' , 2 V? 49 " Their children: Elzaida

lS7n vii K tv, m 4 D Albert Hall; Joseph Orson b. Feb. 19,
1870 m. Elizabeth Prowse; Henry Orville b. June 17 1872
"V.Elnora Prowse; La wrence b. April 7 1874 m Lavina
Esther Beal; Clarence Adelbert b. March 23 1877 i


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Millgate; Florence Elenor b. Dec 7 1881 m Wil-

uSi!? Hi a 2 V e V 2 ' 1886 ' m Esth^AUen;
T-* . >.* 88 ' died ' Family home Kanosh, Utah.
carHer ?nOir? r v"n Wa / veteran ' Vony express and mail
driven bv ?nS n ? *l' tT m , w j lence the family was finally
inven by Indians in the early days; went to Beaver, where
nL ? x S , 6 V n re P ressi "g "any Indian raids. High priest
Constable Kanosh 12 years. Ranchman and farmer.

BARNEY, JOSEPH ORSON (son of Joseph S. Barney and

^"^^"KJ 80 / 11 Feb - 19 ' 187 - Kanosh. Utah.
3r , Eliza eth Jane Prowse Dec. 28, 1894, Chihuahua
Old Mexico (daughter of William Prowse and Louisa Ma-
linda James of Deseret, Utah, and Mexico, pioneers 1849,
contingent Mormon battalion). She was born June 17, 1877
?? i r Qne hI1 5j en i EIzada b - A P r 28, 1896; Ardith b. Nov!
10, 1898; Wanda b. June 6, 1907. Family resided Mesa,
Ariz., and Kanosh, Utah.

High priest. Road supervisor. Assistant Sunday school
superintendent; first counselor to Bishop Hitchcock, Claw-
son, Utah. Farmer.

BARNEY, LAWRENCE (son of Joseph S. Barney and Or-
manda Oviatt). He was born April 7, 1874, Kanosh, Utah.

Married Lavina Esther Beal July 21, 1909. Manti, Utah
(daughter of Newell Knight Beal and Ada Elvira DeMill).
She was born Oct. 8, 1888. Their children: Veda Ray b.
June 6, 1910; Marven Lawrence b. May 8, 1912. Family
home Ferron, Utah.

Member 149th quorum seventies; missionary to northern
states April 17, 1907, to May 21, 1909; president Y. M. M.
I. A.; first counselor to stake presidency of Y. M. M. I. A.;
ward teacher. Farmer and stockraiser.

BARNEY, WALTER (son of Charles Barney and Mercy
Yeoman). Born Jan. 7, 1819, Ohio. Came to Utah 1847, Co.
C, Mormon Battalion.

Married Caroline Haws 1849 (daughter of Gilberth Haws,
pioneer Sept. 23, 1848, and Hannah Whitcomb). She was
born Jan. 27, 1825. Only child: Walter, m. Ann Allred.
Family home Provo, Utah.

Married Susan Zabriskie at Provo, Utah (daughter of
Henry Zabriskie). Their children: John H. b. March 20,
1859, m. Ellen Jane Siddall; Polly Ann, m. Benjamin Hoops,
Charles, m. Lottie La Moyne; William, died; Jane, m. Mar-
tin Allred; Minerva, m. Alexander Beckstead. Family re-
sided Ephraim, Mt. Pleasant, Spanish Fork, Fountain Green
and Monroe, Utah.

High priest. Pioneer in San Pete and Sevier counties;
Indian war veteran.

BARNEY, JOHN HENRY (son of Walter Barney and Susan
Zabriskie). Born March 20, 1859, Ephraim, Utah.

Married Ellen Jane Siddall Nov. 14, 1886, Monroe, Utah
(daughter of Henry Siddall of England, who came to Utah
1872). She was born Aug. 18, 1868, and died Oct. 2, 1902.
Their children: Mary b. Nov. 26, 1887, m. John Richey; Or-
vin b. Nov. 24, 1889, died; Roy b. May 1, 1895; Byron b.
March 26, 1897; Gilbert b. March 27, 1899; Glen b. Dec. 3,
1901, died. Family home Monroe, Utah.

Married Elmina Anderson Sept. 5, 1903, Richfleld, Utah
(daughter of Christian Anderson and Maria Jensen of Den-
mark), who was born Jan. 3, 1880. Their children: Clarence
b. May 25, 1904; Annie b. March 16, 1906; Zelma b. Nov. 2,
1907; Elva b. Dec. 3, 1909; Eldon J. b. Oct. 20, 1911. Family
home Monroe, Utah.

Farmer and stockraiser.

BARNEY, BENJAMIN F. (son of Charles Barney and
Deborah [Riffle] Street). Born March 12, 1832, Springfield,
111. Came to Utah 1852.

Married Caroline Beard-Tippets April 27, 1849, Spring-
field, 111. Their children; Benjamin Kimball b. Feb. 12,
1850, and Laura Alice b. Feb. 14, 1852, both died; William
Franklin b. Sept. 3, 1856, m. Lovisa Losy; Erastus James b.
Oct. 29, 1858, m. Mary Aikens; Wilbur Joseph b. Oct. 19,
1860, died; Charles b. July 14, 1861; Francis Marion b. Sept.
12, 1863, m. Rhoda Shepherd; Alma b. April 6, 1865, m. Annie
Davis; Ephraim b. Jan. 30, 1868. Family home Spanish
Fork, Utah.

Married Priscilla Shepherd April 8, 1855, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Moses and Eliza Shepherd). Their children:
Priscilla b. April 3, 1859, m. Carlos L. Hutchings; Benjamin
F. b. May 23, 1861, died; Thomas J. b. Feb. 11, 1863, m. Ellen
Olive Higgins; m. Mary Anderson; m. Hannah Green; Eldora
b. Sept. 23, 1865, m. John Carter; Joseph b. July 13, 1869, m.
Etta Higgins; George W. b. April 8, 1870, m. Mahala Yer-
gensen; May b. May 1, 1871, m. Daniel C. Higgins; Jacob b.
May 25, 1872, m. Caroline Anderson; Margaret M. b. July 2,
1874, m. John Pearson; Eliza b. Nov. 17, 1877, m. George
Pearson; Evaline b. March 7, 1878, m. Morris Peterson; Am-
mon b. Nov. 16, 1881, died; Arietta b. Feb. 2, 1882, m. Walter
Jensen; Joshua b. Jan. 6, 1884, m. Delia Roberts; Moses S.



b. Dec. 19, 1887. Family resided Spanish Fork and Elsinore,

Married Caroline Nielsen Dec. 7, 1865, Salt Lake City
(daughter of James and Boel Nielsen of Denmark). She
was born May 28. 1844, Roskilde, Denmark, and came to
Utah 1862. Their children; Nancy b: Dec. 4, 1866, d. Dec. 16,
1867; David b. July 13, 1868, m. Hannah Yergensen; Nephi b.
Jan. 28, 1870, d. May 12, 1890; Sarah Jane b. March 6, 1872,
m. James W. Anderton; Stella b. Oct. 8, 1874, m. John Ander-
ton; Don Carlos Smith b. Sept. 23, 1877, m. Sarah Elenor
Roberts; Moroni b. Feb. 11, 1880, m. Elsie Serena King;
Ellas b. June 19, 1882, m. Mary Jane Greene; Edgar b. April
14, 1884, m. Lillie Huntsman; Lucian b. March 3, 1887, m.
Evaline Levi. Resided at Spanish Fork and Elsinore, Utah.

High priest. Indian war veteran. Farmer, fruitgrower
and stockraiser. Died Dec. 7, 1904, at Elsinore.

BARNHTJRST, SAMUEL, (son of Joseph Barnhurst and Prls-
cilla Underbill of England). Born Aug. 24, 1827. Came to
Utah Aug. 7, 1857, with company bringing Apostles John
Taylor and Erastus Snow and other returning missionaries.
Married Anna Marie Jensen Oct. 1857 (daughter of Jens
Christian Peterson and Sophia Christensen), who was born
Sept. 23, 1833, Denmark and came to Utah Sept. 13, 1857,
Christian Christiansen handcart company, traveling- part
of time with Johnston's invading army. Their children:
Anna Mary b. Nov. 18, 1858, m. John Z. Alger April 6, 1877;
Mary Anna b. Nov. 18, 1858, m. Niels Ivor P. Clove; Samuel
James b. Nov. 1860, m. Laura Ann Hatch Jan. 21, '1886;
Priscilla Sophia b. May 6, 1863. m. William R. Riggs Jan. 17,
1886; Jens Christensen b. Aug. 18, 1865, m. Hulda E. Sandin;

Julia Anna Marie b. April 15, , m. A. W. Huntington;

Joseph Erastus b. May 8, , m. Lillie Dale Adams.

BARNHURST, SAMUEL JAMES (son of Samuel Barnhurst
and Anna Marie Jensen). Born November, 1860.

Married Laura A. Hatch Jan. 21, 1886, St. George, Utah
(daughter of Meltliah Hatch of Company C, Mormon Batta-
lion, and Permelia Snider, pioneer Oct. 10, 1849). She was
born Sept. 23, 1870. Their children: Samuel H. b. March 6,
1887. m. Ada Workman June 25, 1906; Meltire Hatch b. Feb.
24. 1893; Joseph Hatch b. May 19, 1895; Orson Hatch b. Oct.
1, 1899; Ira Hatch b. Aug. 1, 1903; Laura b. May 16, 1906.
Family home Hatch, Garfleld county, Utah.

High priest; bishop's counselor 1900-06; superintendent
Sunday school 1906-09; first counselor Y. M. M. I. A. 1895-96.

BARRACLOUGH, JOHN (son of John Barraclough and Har-
riet Jowett). Born July 28, 1854, Bradford, Yorkshire, Eng.
Came to Utah Oct. 16, 1869, Joseph Lawson company.

Married Mary Josephine Fish Oct. 9, 1879 (daughter of
Joseph Fish and Mary Steele, married March 22, 1859). She
was born March 11, 1860. Their children: Harriet May b.
Aug. 28, 1886; Ambrose Fish b. Sept. 14, 1889, m. Nancy
Griffith April 6, 1910; Edmund Steele b. Feb. 8, 1892. Fam-
ily home Beaver, Beaver county, Utah.

Deputy clerk second district court twenty-five years.

BARRETT, CLARENCE (son of Michael Barrett and Ellen
M. McCallum of Toronto, Canada). Born Feb. 11, 1843.

Married Georgianna Pacific Robbins April 18, 1870, Salt
Lake City (daughter of John Rogers Robbins and Phoebe A.
Wright, who was born on S. S. Brooklyn, Pacific ocean, on
way to California June 16, 1846. Their children: Ellen L. b.
Jan. 14, 1871, m. Caleb E. Summerhays; John R. b. Dec. 19,
1872. d. infant; Isabel b. Dec. 6, 1874, m. Joseph P. White;
Daisy b. April 21, 1877, d. infant. Family home Salt Lake
City, Utah.

BARRUS, EMERY (son of Benjamin Barrus. born April 4,
1784, Richmond, N. H., died 1864, Chautauqua, N. Y., and
Betsy Stebbins, born March 21, 1787, In Massachusetts, died
July 20, 1828, in New York). He was born April 8, 1809,
Chautauqua county, N. Y. Came to Utah Oct. 9, 1853, Apple-
ton Harmon company.

Married Huldah Abigail Nickerson (daughter of Freeman
Nickerson. born Feb. 19. 1779, Dennis, Mass., and died Jan.
22, 1847, Charlton Point, Iowa, while on the way to Utah,
and Huldah Chapman, born 1780 In Connecticut, came to
Utah, 1850, died 1860, Provo, Utah). She was born April IS,
1816, in Pennsylvania. Their children: Lydia b. Oct. 22, 1834,
m. Festus Sprague April 1, 1857; Betsy N. b. March 28, 1836,
d. Jan. 12, 1839; Benjamin Franklin b. May 30, 1838, m. Lo-
vina Ann Steele Sept. 29, 1861; Emery Freeman b. March 13,
1841, died; Mary Huldah b. April 8, 1843, m. Charles Bailey;
Orrln Elezer b. Sept. 14, 1845. m. Catherine Wilson; Emery
Alexander b. March 27, 1848, d. Nov. 16, 1858; Ruel Michael
b. Nov. 14, 1850, m. Ida Pearl Hunter!; Owen Henry b. Dec.
28, 1853, m. Olive Deseret McBride Feb. 18. 1877, m. Mary
Ann Hunter Dec. 21, 1892; Sarah Abigail b. April 9, 1856, m.
Eleazer Freeman Nickerson; John Nickerson b. June 1, 1858,
m. Alice Burton; Eliza Alvira b. Sept. 15, 1860, m. Charles

Married Jane Zerlldah Baker (daughter of Benjamin
Baker, pioner 1857). She was born Nov. 3, 1841. Their chil-
dren: Emeline Abigail b. Nov. 30, 1859, m. Henry Tanner;
James Baker b. Aug. 7, 1862, m. Charlotte Ann Mathews;
William Taylor b. June 1, 1864, m. Matilda McBride; Thomas

b. July 20, 1866, and Freeman b. Oct. 12, 1869, died; Chaun-
cey Baker b. Jan. 15, 1872; Catherine Rozena b. Feb. 24, 1877.
m. Henry Watson. Family home Grantsville, Utah.

High priest; patriarch. Carpenter; stockraiser; farmer.
Seventy. Died Oct. 6, 1899.

and Huldah Abigail Nickerson). Born May 30, 1838, in Cat-
taraugus county, N. Y. Came to Utah 1853, driving a herd
of cattle across the plains.

Married Lovlna Ann Steele Sept. 29, 1861 (daughter of
Samuel Steele, born July 15, 1822, Plattsburg, Clinton county,
N. Y., pioneer 1851, Joshua Grant company, and Elvira Sa-
lome Thayer, born Sept. 15, 1826, in New York). She was
born Sept. 29, 1844, in Illinois. Their children: Benjamin
Franklin b. Aug. 23, 1862, died; Emery Freeman b. Sept. 30,
1865, m. Martha Tolman Sept. 22, 1888; Samuel Leonard b.
Jan. 14, 1868, died; Orrin Orland b. May 29, 1870, m. Mary
Clark Feb. 4, 1897; Lovina Angelia b. Dec. 30, 1872, m. Ulysses
Cline July 26, 1893; Albert Almond b. June 1. 1875, m. Mar-
garet Alice Millward March 4, 1896; Mary Luella b. Nov. 25.
1877, m. George E. Millward March 4, 1896; Aldo Benoni b.
Nov. 15, 1879, m. Mabel Robinson Jan. 8, 1902; Elvira Chloena
b. Dec. 9. 1881, died; Sylvia Ellen b. Jan. 17, 1886, died; Cal-
vin Cleone b. Oct. 24, 1887, d. Jan. 13, 1891.

BARRUS, RUEL (son of Benjamin Barrus and Betsy Steb-
bins). Born Aug. 11, 1821. at Villanova, Chautauqua county,
N. Y. Came to Utah Oct. 15, 1854, with others of Mormon

Married Ellen Martin Aug. 10, 1859 (daughter of Samuel
Martin, pioneer Sept. 25, 1855, Richard Ballantyne company,
and Priscilla Layton, who died in St. Louis). She was born
Sept. 23. 1844. Their children: Ellen P. b. Feb. 12, 1861, m.
Charles Schaeffer; Betsy A. b. Nov. 11, 1862; Zeltha A. b.
March 28, 1864; Fannie I. b. June 11, 1866, m. William San-
ford; Lona b. Aug. 12, 1870, m. Charles Nelson; Ruel M. b.
March 14, 1873, m. Angeline Anderson; Darias M. b. April
20, 1876, m. Lizzie Ratcliffe; Royal L. b. June 27, 1879; Essie
Glee b. March 13, 1885.

Seventy; second lieutenant Company B, Mormon Battalion;
major in Echo Canyon campaign.

BARTCH, GEORGE W. (son of John G. Bartch and Mary
Magdelene Steiner of Dushore, Pa.). Born March 15, 1849,
Dushore, Pa. Came to Utah March, 1888.

Married Amanda Alice Guild Feb. 16, 1871, Bloomsburg.
Pa. daughter of Aaron D. and Sarah A. Guild, of Blooms-
burg). She was born April 23, 1847. Their children: Min-
nie Alice, m. W. H. Child; Rae, m. J. A. Lloyd; Olive Aman-
da, m. Dwight M. Guillotte. Family home Salt Lake City.

Received the academic degree of M. S. 1871; superintendent
public schools at Shenandoah, Pa., 1874-84; practiced law at
Bloomsburg, Pa., 1884-86, at Canon City, Colo.. 1886-88. and
at Salt Lake City 1888-89; probate judge of Salt Lake coun-
ty 1889-93; associate justice supreme court of Utah territory
1893-95; of state supreme court 1895-1906 chief justice 1899-
1900 and 1905-06; resigned Oct. 1, 1906, to resume practice
of law at Salt Lake City.

BARTHOLOMEW, DAVIS (son of Joseph Bartholomew, born
Dec. 9, 1780, and Elizabeth Jones, both of Tredyffrin, Ches-
ter county, Pa.). He was born July 15, 1812, East White-
land, Chester county, Pa. Came to Utah November, 1852.
Warren Snow company.

Married Ruth I. Jones March 27, 1851 (daughter of Merlin
Jones and Roxanna Ives, pioneers 1852. Warren Snow com-
pany). She was born Nov. 19, 1825. Their children: Henry
b. May 9, 1852, m. Clara M. Tuttle; Davis S. b. April 30, 1854,
d. Feb. 14, 1884; Josephine b. Aug. 1, 1856, d. Aug. 6, 1857;
Merlin J. b. Jan. 17, 1858, m. Mary A. Green Sept. 2, 1891;
Serena b. Aug. 6, 1860, m. George W. Stanger; Hannah b
Dec. 22, 1862, d. Jan. 18, 1863; Charlotte b. April 30, 1864, m.
George Green Dec. 16, 1891; John E. b. Aug. 20. 1866, d. Oct.
9. 1866; Elizabeth b. Sept. 15, 1867, d. Dec. 27, 1867; Mary A.
b. March 31, 1869, m. William H. Green Dec. 16, 1891. Family
home Slaterville, Weber county, Utah.

BARTHOLOMEW, HENRY (son of Davis Bartholomew and
Ruth I. Jones). Born May 9, 1852, Council Bluffs. Iowa.

Married Clara M. Tuttle Nov. 5, 1902, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Newton Tuttle, pioneer 1854, and Emily A.
Tuttle, pioneer 1 1850). She was born Feb. 12, 1865, Bounti-
ful, Utah. Only child: Davis b. June 16, 1905.

BARTHOLOMEW, MERLIN J. (son of Davis Bartholomew
and Ruth I. Jones). Born Jan. 17, 1858, Slaterville, Utah.

Married Mary A. Green Sept. 2, 1891, Logan. Utah (daugh-
ter of Ammon Green and Almlra Meslck, pioneers 1848).
She was born March 13, 1871. Their children: Merlin D. b.
Oct. 6, 1893, d. Aug. 30, 1894; Ammon b. Nov. 24, 1895: Almira
b. March 5, 1898; Henry G. b. June 2, 1902; Emily I. b. March
28, 1904; Ella R. b. June 25, 1909.

Missionary to North Carolina 1891 and to Missouri 1906.

BARTHOLOMEW, JOSEPH (son of John Bartholomew and
Nancy McNant). Born Jan. 16, 1820, at Charleston, Clarke
county, Ind. Came to Utah Sept. 14, 1852. Claudius V. Spen-
cer company.

Married Polly Benson Dec. 10, 1843 (daughter of Benja-



mln Benson and Kesiah Messinger). She was born Feb. 12,
1816, in New York. Their children: Joseph S. and Hyrum,
twins, Aug. 30, 1844, both died; John b. Sept. 11, 1846, m.
Eliza R. Metcalf Oct. 11, 1868; Mary Kesiah b. April 29, 1847,
m. John E. Metcalf; Joseph b. Jan. 5, 1850, m. Emma Mellor;
George Marston, b. Nov. 6, 1851, m. Selina Roper; Elizabeth
Almera b. July 25, 1854, m. William Brown; Eliza Elvira b.
July 25, 1854, m. James Mellor; William Orange b. Sept. 6,
1856, d. Oct. 24, 1874; James Orson b. Dec. 29, 1858.

Married Electa Benson.

Settled at Springville, Utah; moved to Gunnison, San Pete
county, Utah. Veteran of Black Hawk war, Salina canyon
and Grass creek Indian engagements.

BARTHOLOMEW, JOHN (son of Joseph Bartholomew and
Polly Benson). Born Sept. 11, 1845, Mackinaw, McLean
county, 111. Came to Utah 1852 with parents.

Married Eliza Roxey Metcalf Oct. 11, 1868, Salt Lake City
(daughter of England Metcalf and Mary Waslin, pioneers
Sept. 14, 1853, Claudius V. Spencer company). Their chil-
dren: John Edward b. Nov. 6, 1869, m. Rose H. Breathuarte;
Roxey Ellen b. March 30, 1872, m. Joseph Christenson; Wil-
liam b. Jan. 24, 1874, d. Oct. 24, 1878; Sarah Jane b. Sept. 8,
1876, m. A. B. Christenson; Alma b. Oct. 10, 1878, m. Elsie
Christenson; Joseph Smith b. Sept. 20, 1880, m. Emma James;
Julia b. Nov. 6, 1882, m. Otis V. Ertanbrach; Mary Elizabeth
b. June 24. 1885, m. Charles Stewart; Rose b. March 3, 1889,
m. T. W. Peterson; Alice b. Aug. 9. 1889, died; Henry Lee b.
Oct. 1, 1891.

Bishop Fayette ward 1877-1912. Road supervisor; school
trustee. Was a member of one of the constitutional com-
missions which met to frame the Utah state constitution.
Indian war veteran.

" 3 . : B 9 scar k-Nov. 19, 1874. d. Sept. 1, 1875; Matilda b. Aug.
i 18(7, m. John W. Whitmore. Family home Salt Lake

and Selucia Davis of Geauga county, Ohio). Born Dec. 26,
1848, in Newberry township, Geauga county Ohio. Came to
Utah Oct. 10, 1866, mule train company.

Married Anna Katrina Jensen Sept. 12, 1868, Salt Lake
City, Utah (daughter of Jens Christian Jensen and Anna
Larsen, of Hjorring amt, Denmark). She was born Nov. 9,
1844, at Mosbjerg, Denmark, and came to Utah Oct. 17, 1866.
Their children: Charles Bart b. Aug. 27, 1869, m. Margarette
Alice Watt; George Henry b. July 8, 1871, m. Clara Louisa
Bingham; Selucia Annie b. Sept. 11, 1873, d. aged 7; Nellie
Leonora b. Nov. 3, 1875, m. John Merkley; Randolph b. Feb.
11, 1878, d. aged 3; Ashley b. April 19, 1880, m. Winnie Lydia
Billings; Marcus b. Nov. 6, 1883. d. aged 9 mos.; May b. Feb.
11, 1885, m. William Sidney Henderson; Sarah b. Jan. 5, 1887,
m. Frederick G. Bingham; Ross b. Oct. 13. 1889. Family
home Vernal, Utah.

High priest; missionary; counselor to Bishop George Free-
stone about 12 years; acting bishop, Vernal ward, 1894-96;
Sunday school superintendent; state clerk 1883-9; counselor
in the elders' quorum a number of years; acting teacher 15
years. Pioneer of Vernal. First county clerk, Uinta county,
1880; county superintendent of schools 1882; school trustee
for a number of years; school teacher. Superintended the
construction of first ward meeting house at Vernal. Farmer;
horticultirist; apiarist.

BARTLETT, CHARLES BART (son of Charles Claymore
Bartlett and Anna Katrina Jensen). Born Aug. 27, 1869,
Mountain Dell, Utah.

Married Margaret Alice Watt Oct. 26. 1899, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George D. Watt, Jr. and Elizabeth Micklejohn,
of Butte, Mont.), who was born Aug. 28, 1867. Their chil-
dren: Charles Bart b. July 25, 1900; George Watt b. Nov. 3,
1901. Family home Whiterock, Uinta county, Utah.

Member 97th quorum seventy; missionary to New Zea-
land, 1892-96 and 1902-05; was president of mission; Sunday
school superintendent, Vernal 1905-07; president Vernal
quorum of seventy; bishop Vernal ward. Pioneer in the bee
Industry in Utah; assisted in instituting agricultural col-
lege In New Zealand.

BARTON, JOH1V (son of William Barton and Elizabeth Win-
Stanley of Winstanley, Lancashire, Eng.). Born Feb. 23,
1806, Winstanley, Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1862, Ansel P.
Harmon company.

Married Elizabeth Bell Sept. 6, 1835, Haighchurch, near
Wigan, Lancashire, Eng. (daughter of William Bell and
Margaret Martlew), who was born Dec. 21, 1814. Their
children: William Bell, m. Ellen Birchall; James, m. Eliza
Barton (William Bell and James were twins); Elizabeth,
died; John, m. Sarah Flint; Isaac, m. Agnes E. Parr; Peter,
m. Ellen Beazer; Joseph, m. Mary A. Allen; Hyrum, m.
Georgeana Crabbe; Bertha, m. William Irvine. Family
home, Salt Lake City, Utah.

High priest. Mechanical engineer; farmer. Died Aug.
26, 1874.

BARTON, WILLIAM B. (son of John Barton and Elizabeth
Bell). Born July 21, 1836, Wigan, Eng. Came to Utah
Sept. 3, 1860, J. D. Ross company.

Married Ellen Birchall March 13, 1860, St. Helens, Lan-
cashire, Eng. (daughter of William Birchall and Esther
Middlehurst of St. Helens). She was born March 24, 1836.
Their children: William John b. Jan. 2, 1861, m. Uphemla
Meredith; Frederick B. b. April 14, 1863, m. Louisa Sten-
house; Frank b. Feb. 2, 1865, m. Rachael Mansell; Eva b.
March 18, 1867; Bell b. Dec. 9, 1868; Brigham b. June 21,
1871, m. Jennette James; Faith b. April 14, 1873, d. Sept. 28,

,,, I i' gh , priest : missionary to England 1874-76; patriarch;
bishops counselor. Clerk in tithing office, Teasdale's stores,
and in water works department. Furniture maker, build-
Ing contractor. Put up the first fiat bed printing press of
the Deseret News.

BARTON, ISAAC (son of John Barton and Elizabeth Bell).
Born Dec. 11, 1842 in England. Came to Utah 1861.

Married Agnes E. Parr Dec., 1870, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John Parr and Barbara McKechnia of Salt Lake City
pioneers 1868). She was born Oct. 1, 1850. Their chil-
dren: Hattie b. Oct. 14, 1871. died; Isaac Reid, m. Sarah
Ethel Armstrong; Agnes Elizabeth, m. Richard A. Shipp-
Barbara Bell; Florence W.; Bertha M., died. Family home
Salt Lake City.

Bishop of 19th ward, Salt Lake City, 20 years; counselor
to president of high priests' quorum. Merchant.

BARTON, JOSEPH (son of John Barton and Elizabeth
Bell). Born July 25, 1848, St. Helens, Lancashire, Eng. Game-
to Utah with father.

Married Mary Ann Allen April 5, 1869, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Robert Allen and Leah Harmon, of Salt Lake
City; former a pioneer Sept. 1866). She was born Nov. 30,
1852. Their children: May A.; Charles Harmon, m. Milllcent
Nelson; Clarence Elmer, m. Beatrice Vera; Hattie Josephine;
Edna Maud; Roy Allen, m. Minerva Armstrong. Family
home Kaysville, Utah.

One of the presidents of the 143d quorum seventies; presi-
dent 3d quorum elders' of Davis stake several years. County
surveyor 21 years; county clerk 14 years; county engineer
six years; prosecuting attorney eight years; Kaysville city
recorder eight years; city councilman two years; member
Utah legislature three terms 1884-86-90; member 1st board
of trustees, and 1st superintendent of territorial reform
school. Civil engineer; superintendent Sumpter Valley rail-

BARTON, STEPHEN SMITH (son of Sally Penn of Lebanon,
111.). Born Jan. 3, 1839, Lebanon. Came to Utah 1855.

Married Jane Evans Feb. 5, 1857, Paragonah, Utah (daugh-
ter of Abraham and Mary Evans of Merthyr Tydfll, Wales;
former died en route to Utah, latter came in 1856, with
handcart company). She was born Feb. 9, 1841. Their
children: Edward b. Sept. 1857; died; Sally Ann b. Sept.
10, 1858, m. Peter Isaac Olson; Mary Jane b. March 10, 1860,
m. John Baker Topham; Emily Frances b. Nov. 9, 1863,
m. Seren Olsen; Stephen, died; Julia Elizabeth, m. Leroy
McBride; Catherine, died; William Penn, m. Lavina Daven-
port. Family home Paragonah, Utah.

Married Eliza Smith (daughter of Thomas Smith of
Parowan, Utah; pioneer 1852, oxteam company). Their
children: John Calvin; Olive Nichols, m. Thomas Edwards;
Nora, m. John Rice; Sadie, m. Frank Savage; Stella, m. Mr.
Edwards. Family home Paragonah, Utah.

High priest; bishop of Paragonah ward for several years;
ward clerk. Justice of peace; school trustee many years.
Farmer, carpenter and stockraiser.

BARTOJV, WILLIAM (son of Elizabeth Walling of South-
port, Eng.). Born 1811. Came to Utah Nov. 30, 1856, Ed-
ward Martin handcart company.

Married Mary Ann Taylor 1850, Southport, Eng. (daugh-
ter of John Taylor and Margaret Baxter of Staffordshire,
Eng.). She was born March 1, 1821, Liverpool, Eng., and
came to Utah with husband. Their children: Fannie, m.
Frederick Lutz; Elizabeth, d. aged 2 years. Family home
Salt Lake City.

Pioneer. Died Feb. 8, 1897.

BARTON, WILLIAM KILSHAW. Born March 16, 1826, Eng-
land. Came to Utah 1852.

Married Malinda Jane . Their children: Ethelbert, m.

Alice Cook; Walter K., m. Angeline Pettey; Wiloska, d. aged
16. Family home Manti, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Frances Quirt. Their children: Mal-
inda Jane, m. Joseph J. Taylor; Clara, m. George Pettey;
James A., m. Lottie Peacock; George Raphael, m. Josephine

L. ; Salena, d. aged 19; Alexander, m. Belle Hall; Sarah

Ann, m. Christian Poulsen; Stephen Colonel, m. Alice Ander-
son. Family home Manti.

Married Ann Cook at Manti (daughter of James Cook and
Ann Lane of England, pioneers 1852, Joseph Young com-

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