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pany) She was born Nov. 5, 1844. Their children: Alpha;
Frances, d. aged 2; Alice Maud. m. William W. Brown; Lily
May m. Frank Hall; Nicholas Hyrum, d. aged 7; Isabel, m.
George Edward Bench; Ruth Cook, m. Andrew Madsen;
Armina, d. aged 4; Ann. d. infant; Emily Amelia, m. Elden
Smith; Ellen Spencer, m. Sydney Frederickson; Edgar, d.
infant Family home Manti, Utah.

Missionary to England; Sunday school superintendent;
choir leader. Farmer; merchant. Died in Dec. 1,

BASCOM. JOEL ALMON (son of Ezekiel Bascom and Sarah
pfet of Brooksfleld, Madison county, N. Y.). Born March 27,
1832 Brooksfleld, N. Y. Came to Utah Aug. 18. 1856, Phile-

l, Dec. 6, 1857, Provo, Utah (daugh-



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ter of John Watson Bell and Ann Fish of Newcastle. North-
umberland, Eng.; Mrs Bell came across plains alone with
her eight children in 1855, a year later than Mr. Bell).
She was born April 15, 1840, at Newcastle. Their chil-
dren: Zina Ann, m. John A. Evans; Ida Jane, m. Elias Wil-
lard Williams, Jr.; Joel Almon, Jr. b. Oct. 22, 1862, m. El-
nora Haws, m. Josephine Fredericka Nash; John Watson
Bell, m. Rachel Lybbert; Mary Emma, m. John Thomas Kay;
Ira Kimball, m. Alice Rasmussen; William, m. May Lock;
Charley, m. Alice Gurr; Hannah, Bell, Alice, Lodema, James
and Oren d. infants. The family resided at Provo, Mona
and Vernal, Utah.

Home missionary; high priest; block and Sunday school
teacher. Fougrht in Black Hawk and Walker Indian wars,
and took part in demonstration at Echo Canyon resisting
advance of Johnston's army. Was on Provo police force
nine years, and constable at Mona three terms.

BASCOM, JOEL ALMON, JR. (son of Joel Almon Bascom and
Alice Jane Bell). Born Oct. 22, 1862, Provo, Utah.

Married Elnora Haws Oct. 28, 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter
of Albert Haws and Nancy Haws, cousins, of Provo and Ver-
nal, Utah). She was born March 11, 1862, and died April 28,
1903. Their children: Joel Albert, b. 1894, d. at birth; Ro-
land and Almon, twins, b. April 18, 1896; Charles Basil b.
April 21, 1903, d. July 27, 1903. Family home Vernal, Utah.

Married Josephine Fredricka Nash Oct. 5, 1904, at Salt
Lake City (daughter of Michael O. Nash of Hodland, Nor-
way, and Josephine Fredricka Olsen of Christlania, Norway,
now of Salem, Utah county, who came to Utah in 1870). She
was born July 2, 1880. Their children: Howard Edwin b.
Dec. 10, 1905; William Cecil b. April 22, 1907; Bernard Kim-
ball b. April 7, 1909; Marion Everett b. April 5, 1911; George
Ivin b. March 11, 1913. Family home Vernal, Utah.

Elder; ward and block teacher. Made home In Naples
ward in Vernal, 1888. Has built irrigation canals, wagon
roads and located asphalt mines. Farmer and cattleman.

BASCOM, IRA KIMBALL (son of Joel Almon Bascom and
Alice Jane Bell). Born, March 26, 1873, Mona, Utah.

Married Alice Rasmussen January 20, 1911, Naples,
Utah, Bishop Albert H. Goodrich officiating. She was the
daughter of Mads Peter Rasmussen and Mary Rasmussen
of Ahlgren, Denmark. Family home Naples, Utah. Only
child: Preston Shirley b. Oct. 15, 1911.

Missionary to England; ward and Sunday school teacher;
seventy. Came to Ashley Valley as a young man and as-
sisted in building the first canals, wagon roads, farms and
homes.



there he assisted In making the first canals, wagon roads
and building the first bridges. First school teacher and
first postmaster of Rexburg; president Ricks Academy dis-
trict board 1902. Farmer; dealer in real estate, loans and
Insurance.



BASSETT, CHARLES HENRY (son of Elias Bassett and Ma-
tilda Salter of Ossian, Allegany county, N. Y.). Born March
14, 1828, Ossian, N. Y. Came to Utah 1852.

Married Mary Elizabeth Knight March 6, 1853, at Salt
Lake City (daughter of Joseph Knight, Jr., and Betsy Co-
vert), who was born June 16, 1836, in Clay county, Mo., and
came to Utah Sept. 12, 1850, Thomas Johnson company.
Their children: Mary Ellen b. June 9, 1854, m. L. B. Rode-
back; Melvie Amanda b. July 28, 1856, m. Charles Harvey
Gllnes; William Henry b. March 14. 1858, m. Marette Cook;
James Lester b. Jan. 26, 1860, d. Infant; Ernest Knight b.
June 13, 1861, m. Lucy Goodwin; Lutie C. b. July 13, 1868, d.
infant; Ruby Rosaltha b. May 13, 1871, m. Thomas S. Ash-
worth; Roscoe Knight b. May 28, 1874, d. infant; Lois Knight
b. April 13, 1879. Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Member of 10th quorum seventies and high priest; mis-
sionary to Ohio 1854. Went to California 1866 for merchan-
dise; bookkeeper General Tithing office, Salt Lake City, 20
years; merchant. Died Feb. 26, 1907, Salt Lake City.



BASSETT, THOMAS (son of Richard Thomas and Mary Mill-
ward of Canton, near Cardiff, South Wales). Born June 7,
1827, Canton, S. W. Came to Utah July 18, 1876.

Married Margaret Edwards Jan. 27, 1851, Cardiff, South
Wales (daughter of William Edwards, who came to Utah
1876). She was born Nov. 1, 1827. Their children: William
E., m. Catherine Smith; Mary; Rebecca, m. Henry Hughes;
Margaret, m. Walter Muir; Thomas E., m. Lucy A. Lutz;
Sarah, m. Simon T. Baker. Family resided Mendon, Utah,
and Rexburg, Idaho.

High priest. Farmer. Died May 23, 1903, at Rexburg'.

BASSETT, THOMAS E. (son of Thomas Bassett and Mar-
garet Edwards). Born Nov. 26, 1862, Canton, S. W. Came
to Utah with parents.

Married Lucy A. Lutz April 14, 1886, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Thomas J. Lutz and Mary Merrill, of Smithfleld, Utah,
pioneers 1854). She was born May 1, 1867. Their children:
Elsie May b. Feb. 23, 1887, d. Feb. 23, 1887; Lucy Maud b.
July 20, 1891; Margaret Gladys b. Aug. 22, 1894; Mary Mer-
rilla b. Oct. 12, 1899; Thomas Myrthen b. Jan. 25, 1903; Hazel
Irene b. Aug. 16, 1904. Family home Rexburg, Idaho.

Member 84th quorum seventies and high priest; mission-
ary to England 1888-90; alternate high councilor; Sunday
school superintendent and president of Y. M. M. I. A. of
Rexburg for several years; second counselor to President
Ricks of Bannock stake, then first counselor and later be-
came president of Fremont stake; settled at Mendon, Utah,
July 18. 1876, and served as president of teachers' quorum
three years. Moved to where Rexburg now stands In 1883;



BASTIAN, JACOB (son of Bastlan Sorenson and Margen
Olesdatter of Copenhagen, Denmark). Born March 14, 1835
at Copenhagen. Came to Utah Sept. 13, 1857, Christian Chris-
tiansen handcart company.

Married Gjertro Petersen Aug. 25, 1857, Twlndsdock Eng
(parents lived at Sundbyvester, Isle of Amager, Denmark)
She was born July 30, 1834, and died Sept. 21, 1857, Salt Lake
City, Utah.

Married Johanne Marie Sander Oct. 27, 1857, Tooele, Utah
(daughter of Sander Anderson and Johanne Catrine Han-
sen of Liedfrost, Veile amt, Denmark, the former died at
North Platte, Neb., Aug. 12, 1867. latter a pioneer Sept. 13,

1857, Christian Christiansen handcart company). She was
born July 30, 1835. Their children: Jacob Sander b. Sept 12

1858, m. Harriett Ann Taylor; Gearsen Sander b. July 1, 1860
m. Emily S. Paxman; Hanna b. Dec. 16, 1861: Catrine Marie
Pi,.? 6 * V* 1863> m - Herman Tegan; Margen Olive b. May 6,
1865, d. Aug. 26, 1866; Karen Melvine b. July 9, 1867, d. Feb
20 1892; Emma Johanne b. Feb. 11, 1869, m. Homer Baron-
Julie Jacobine b. Jan. 1, 1871, m. Hyrum Bryan; Bastlan Sor-
en b. Feb. 6, 1873, m. Lottie Hansen; Ludvig Alminda b. Feb
26, 1875, m. Nora Harmick. Family resided Lehi, Moroni
and Washington, Utah.

Married Christina Hansen Feb. 7, 1861, Moroni, San Pete
county, Utah (daughter of Louis Hansen and Caroline Neils-'
datter of Moroni, pioneers September, 1859). She was born
Oct. 11, 1845. Their children: Laura Christina, m. P. E. Van
Orden; Charles J., m. Ella Hartley; Martha K., Hannah S.
and Margaret, latter three died; Lewis H., m. E. Pearl Hunts-
man; Caroline G. and James, d. childhood; Serena A m
L. E. Farnsworth; J. Wilford, m. Birda Timothy; Roetta C
m. Robert Sainsbury; Christa E., m. Elmer Carling. Family
home Washington, Washington county.

Married Metta Maria Sander Oct. 1867, Salt Lake City,
Utah (daughter of Sander Anderson and Johanne Catrine
Hansen), who was born Jan. 25, 1848. Their children: San-
der and Joseph, d. young; Erastus S., m. Orilla Jolley Hy-
rum, d. child; Jacobena b. Dec. 1874, d. March, 1889; Mary m.
Arthur L. Crawford; Hans T., m. Lula Robinson; Andrew b
April 25, 1886, d. Nov. 1893; Neils, m. Ethel Sullivan. Family
home, Washington, Utah.

President elders' quorum; member Washington quorum ot
seventy. Assisted In settling "Dixie" country, 1861. Farmer'
carpenter.

BASTIAN, JACOB SANDER (son of Jacob Bastian and Jo-
hanne Marie Sander). Born Sept. 12, 1858, Lehl, Utah

Married Harriett Ann Taylor March 22, 1876, St George
Utah (daughter of Allen Taylor and Phoebe Roberts of
Kaysville, Utah). She was born Oct, 31, 1859 at Kaysville
Their children: Anna Marie b. July 5, 1879. m. M. W Mans-
field; Jacob F. b. Feb. 17. 1881, d. child; Phoebe Harriett b
June 3, 1883, m. F. E. Brown; Johanna Gertrude b. Jan 3
1885, m. Ernest Ernesten; Jennie Estella b. Nov. 25 1887 m
M. L. Mansfield; Catrine Taylor b. July 1, 1890; Amanda
Melvina b. March 15. 1892, m. Parley Reese; Georgia Anna b
Aug. 10, 1894; Alma b. Dec. 14, 1896; George Arthur b Mav
6, 1898; Dora b. June 25, 1900.

Ordained bishop of Loa, Utah Nov. 6, 1910 and high priest
Nov. 24, 1894; missionary to Denmark Jan. 3, 1901 to July 1
1903. Farmer and stockraiser. Superintended building of
Johnson valley reservoir, near Fish lake, Sevier county
Utah.



BASTIAN, GEARSEN S. (son of Jacob Bastlan and Johanne
Marie Sander). Born July 1, 1860, Moroni, Utah.

Married Emily S. Paxman April 3, 1885, St. George Utah
(daughter of David Paxman and Elizabeth Ann Blundon of
Walthamstow, Eng. who came to Utah 1870). She was
born Jan. 29, 1861. Their children: Gearsen Marlon- Rhoda
E.; Julia; Karl; Myrtle; Woodruff; Elmer. Family resided
at Washington, Loa and Sigurd, Utah.

Seventy; missionary to Scandinavia 1887; home mission-
ary, Sevier stake; 2d counselor to Willis F. Robison bishop
Loa ward; 2d counselor in presidency of Wayne stake 1893-
1903; president of Wayne stake 1906-10. In 1861 he set-
tled with his parents in the "Dixie" country, living- at Wash-
ington, and took an active part in the upbuilding- of that
country. Farmer and stockraiser.



BATE, WIL,L,IAM (son of Peter Bate and Margaret Ross).
Born May 12, 1846. Came to Utah Sept. 1, 1859, Horton D.
Haight company.

Married Hannah Shelly (daughter of William Shelly), who
was born In 1848. Their children: W. A. b. February 1870-
Edwin; Samuel, died; Ernest; Jane; John; Edith; Pearl- Amy.

Married Maud Jannett Nell (daughter of Phillip Nell and
Clara Nokes), who was born in August, 1871. Their chil-
dren: Edward; Rose; Cora; Earl; Vera; Arnold; Austin;
Rulon; Glenn; Otis.

BATE, W. A. (son of William Bate and Hannah Shelly).
Born in 1870 at American Fork, Utah.

Married Ida Ann Bills June 7, 1893, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of G. S. Bills and Ellen G. Holt), who was born In 1876.



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Their children: Clyde A. b. March 23, 1894; Ethel Viola b
May B, 1896; Jesse W. b. Dec. 6, 1896.

Married Harriet E. Green (daughter of Charles Green and
Mary Ann Frances), who was born in 1878, American Fork.
Utah. No children.

Farmer. Missionary to Ireland and England.



BATEJMAJf, JOSEPH (son of Thomas Bateman). Born Octo-
ber, 1839, in Lancashire, Eng. Came to Utah about I860.

Married Mary E. Allen (daughter of D. R. and Eliza Allen).
Their children: Estella; Joseph Samuel; Theodore; Mary;
Royal; Margaret; David; Ethel; Clara; Stephen; Charles.

BATEMAN, JOSEPH SAMUEL (son of Joseph Bateman and
Mary E. Allen). Born Feb. 17, 1864, West Jordan, Utah.

Married Alzina Johnson, Feb. 29, 1888. Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Peter Johnson and Christina Peterson), who was born
Dec. 18, 1868, in Denmark. Their children: Hazel b. April 6,
1889, m. William Dunsdon; Leslie b. Oct. 23, 1891; Mirl b.
Aug. B, 1894; Irving b. Jan. 18, 1897; Lola b. July 23. 1900;
Earl b. April 20, 1906; Elsie b. April 6, 1909; Joseph b. Dec.
31, 1902. Family resided Alpine and Lehi, Utah.



BATEMAIV, JOSEPH (son of Thomas and Betty Bateman of
Bolton, Lancashire, Eng. and Nauvoo, 111.). Born 1806, Bol-
ton, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1848, Lorenzo Snow com-
pany.

Married Margaret Turner 1826 in England (daughter of
John and Mary Turner of Preston, Eng.). She was born
July 24, 1804, and came to Utah with husband. Their chil-
dren: James, m. Hannah Wilson; William, m. Sarah Laven-
der; Mary, m. Hyrum Bowen; John, died; Margaret b. Jan. B,
1831, m. Dennis Wilson Winn; Betty, died. Family home
Salt Lake City.

Settler Cedar City 1850, and remained there until the time
of his death in 18BB. He assisted in every way to build up
the country around Cedar City. Made the brick for the
council house at Salt Lake City.



BATES, JOSEPH W. (son of Joseph W. Bates and Mary
Staffordshire, Eng.). Born Jan. 16, 182?

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Married Harriet Billington 1850 (daughter of Joseph Bil-
lington and Martha Brown, former a pioneer 1848; latter

J ? n at ^Si 1 " 01 Bluffs - Iowa). She was born Nov. 27 1831
18 MM* May p 12 ; 190 - Their children: Eliza Jane b Nov

Ont ! i>! y ,u- S . ab l n Dec ' ".-": "Joseph W. b.

Oct. 1. 1855, m. Martha A. McEntire Oct. 14, 1877- Hugh F

b C,, Ct 31 ^ 5 !i d " child; Harriet May b. May 22. isfs d
child; Edward H b Sept. 11, 1865. m. Rowena Huish! Lewis

Lake ,<% an'd'payson^ah. 6 " "^ Fam ' ly reS ' ded Salt
Worked as stonecutter on Nauvoo temple 3 years and on
Salt Lake temple 7 years. Member 32d and later of 46th
quorum seventies; member Mormon battalion. Lieutenant-
colonel Black Hawk Indian war 1865-67. Died June 30.
1890.

BATES. JOSEPH W. (son of Joseph W. Bates and Harriet
Billington). Born Oct. 1, 1855, Salt Lake City

Married Martha A. McEntire Oct. 14, 1877, Payson Utah
(daughter of Henry McEntire and Martha Gillispie who
came to Utah 1870). She was born April 1, 1861 in Smith
county. Va. Their children: Martha A. b. Nov. 8, 1878 m
William Betts; Harriet M. b. Nov. 16, 1881, m. Joseph L
Francom; < Joseph W. b. Sept. 27. 1884, m. Sarah A Fran-
corn; Lewis E. b. April 24, 1887, and Mary W. b. Jan 26
07 ,' d i ed T : Charles H. b. March 16, 1891, m. Delia Hiatt Nov.'
27, 1912; Irwin E. b. Dec. 31, 1894, died; Susan E. b. Nov 25
1896; Lillie V. b. March 15, 1900, died. Family home Payson'
Utah.

President elders' quorum of 1st ward, Payson. City Sexton
since Jan. 1908.

BATES, 'JOSEPH WILLIAM (son of 'Joseph W. Bates and
Martha A. McEntire). Born Sept. 27, 1884, Payson, Utah.

Married Sarah L. Francom (daughter of Samuel Francom
of Africa, and Emma C. Erlandson, married at Salt Lake
City). Their children: Lillie and Ruth. Family home
Payson.

Seventy; missionary to Central States June 5, 1911.



BATEMAJT, THOMAS (son of Thomas Bateman, born 1786,
Bolton, Eng., died 1844, Nauvoo, 111.). He was born Sept. 17,
1808, at Bolton. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1850, in company
with James Pace train.

Married Mary Street Aug. 1829, Manchester Eng., who
was born May 12, 1810, In that city. Their children: Har-
riet b. Nov. 4, 1830; Samuel b. July 1, 1832; Elizabeth b.
Feb. 16, 1834; Thomas b. Jan. 27, 1836; Joseph and James
Boame b. Dec. 9, 1837; Mary Boame b. Feb. 27, 1840; James
Morgan b. March 3, 1842; William Lehl b. Jan. 1, 1844; John
b. Feb. 21, 1846; Martha Ann b. Sept. 15, 1847; Margaret b.
June 30, 1849.

BATEMAN, WILLIAM LEHI (son of Thomas Bateman and
Mary Street). Born Jan. 1, 1844, Lee county, Iowa. Came
to Utah with parents.

Married Sophrona Almina Watkins Dec. 26, 1870 (daugh-
ter of William Lamphord Watkins and Mary Almina Ham-
mond, pioneers Sept. 11, 1852, advance contingent William
Whitehead company). She was born Sept. 5, 1852. Their
children: William Lehi b. Oct. 13, 1871, died; Sophrona
Almina b. April 1, 1873, m. I. Frank Goff Feb. 22, 1895;
Thomas Philip b. April 16, 1875, m. Josephine M. Wilson
Sept. 9, 1897; Samuel Alford b. Sept. 13, 1877, m. Ada C.
Arnold Oct. 14, 1897; Orlando James b. July 8, 1880, m.
Millie M. Button Nov. 20, 1901; Joseph Deseret b. Oct. 30,
1882, m. Lenora Bagley Dec. 1, 1903; George Leo b. April 9,
1885, m. Melrhea Cushing March 4, 1908; Laura May b. Dec.
6, 1887, m. George Walter Larson Aug. 1, 1906, d. Sept. 8,
1899; Mary Zilpha b. Nov. 21, 1890, m. Silas L. Brady Aug.
17, 1910; Myrtle Marinda b. Jan. 12, 1894; Loren Eugene b.
Jan. 15, 1896; Gladys Veloy b. Dec. 5, 1897. Family home
West Jordan, Utah.

Veteran Black Hawk war; 1st counselor T. M. M. I. A.
West Jordan ward; president 12th quorum elders Salt Lake
stake.



BATES, CYRUS W. Born 1827 in New York state. Came
to Utah 1862 with his own party.

Married Harriet C. Mathews (daughter of Orrin Mathews
and Hannah Burr), who was born 1825 and came to Utah
with husband. Their children: Ormes Eaton b. Jan. 17,
1848, m. Augusta Eleason 1875; Harriet C. b. Aug. 22, 1855,
m. Orson W. Bates; Effle E. b. Dec. 4, 1861, m. R. H. Hunter.

BATES, ORMES EATON (son of Cyrus W. Bates and Har-
riet C. Mathews). Born Jan. 17, 1848, New York state.

Married Augusta Eleason March 2, 1875, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Eric Eleason and Anna Nielsen, pioneers
Sept. 12, 1863, John Royal Young company). She was born
May 5, 1854, in Sweden. Their children: Ormes Alberto
b. Feb. 2, 1876; Augusta Erminda b. Aug. 27, 1878; Cyrus
Parley b. Dec. 12, 1881; Fredrick C. b. April 4, 1884; Har-
riet Birdie b. Dec. 8, 1886, m. Wilford M. Christensen; Alice
Myrtle b. June 5, 1889; Effle Lorna b. Feb. 18. 1893. Family
home Hyrum, Utah.

High priest. Active in the affairs of his community.



BATES, ORMUS E. (son of Cyrus Bates and Lydia Herring-
ton of Wisconsin). Born March 25, 1815, in Wisconsin.
Came to Utah Sept. 1851, William B. Cummings company.

Married Phebe M. Matison 1835 in New York state (daugh-
ter of John Matison and Elizabeth Hill of New York, pio-
neers 1851, William B. Cummings company). She was born
Jan. 31, 1817. Their children: Orson P. b. March 3, 1836,
m. Ann E. Brower; Erin L. b. May 21, 1838, m. Victoria
Brower; Lavirna E. b. Aug. 4, 1840, m. William H. Lee;
Mary E. b. Dec. 5, 1842, m. Orlando Gee; Ormus E. b. April
11, 1845, m. Sarah E. Tuttle; Orssia M. b. Jan. 8, 1848, m.
William A. Critchfleld; Arlin H. b. Feb. 14, 1851, m. Luvena
Adams; Marintha A. b. March 14, 1853, m. William A. Tol-
man; Myron H. b. Oct. 18, 1855, m. Charlotte Hilstead.
Family home Tooele, Utah.

Married Morilla Spink at Nauvoo, HI., who came to Utah
with husband. Their children: Orville E. b. Oct. 1845, m.
Ellen Wakefleld; Sarah M. b. June 9, 1847, m. Elijah Read;
Angnett, m. Apollus Lamson; Onley; Aretha, m. Joseph
Wakefleld; Lavina; Lancing; Marion.

Married Matilda Read at Winter Quarters, Neb. Their
children: Cyrus b. 1850, m. Adelaid Bates; Lydia b. 1852,
m. Enoch Martin; Laronia b. 1854, m. Joseph Godfrey; Julia
b. 1856, m. Edward Bird.

Married Ellen Mecham at Salt Lake City (daughter of
Joseph Mecham, pioneer). Their children: Armintha, m.
W. Pettit; Oliver, m. Luana Kelley; Albert, m. Irene Day;
Lillie M., m. F. Fowler. Family home Erda, Utah.

Married Margrette Busenbark at Salt Lake City. Their
children: Lucila, m. George Davy; Marcellus; Orin, m. Ruth
Larkin; Jane, m. Nephi Wagstaff; Isaac; George, m. Sarah
Biveno. Family home Erda, Utah.

Married Sarah Hymas Oct. 10, 1862, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Benjamin Hymas, pioneer 1862). Their chil-
dren: Loila, m. Homer Wolfe; Earnest, m. Jane Wolfe;
Herman; Tena, m. Sterling Williams. Family home Erda,
Utah.

Married Sarah Weir in 1863, Salt Lake City (daughter of
Samuel Weir of Bristol, Eng.. pioneer 1862). She was born
1842, Bristol, Eng. Their children: Celestia b. June 12. 1864.
m. Edward Dalton; Annie b. March 23, 1866, m. Horace W.
Woolley; Arthur, b. Feb. 14, 1869, m. Ella and Etta Ander-
son; Almeda b. May 8, 1871, m. Oliver Dukes and R. T.
Latey; Helamain, d. infant.

Elder. A pioneer of Tooele county. Miner, farmer and
stockraiser. Died Aug. 4, 1873, Rush Valley, Utah.

Sarah Weir Bates (widow Ormus E.) married Edwin Hall
July 1877, Tooele, Utah, by whom she had one child, Ella,
who married a Mr. Hannahs.



BATH, WTLXIAM (son of Simon Bath and Maria Watts of
Poulton, Somersetshire, Eng.). He was born in August,
1831, at Poulton. Came to Utah Sept. 1, 1860, John Smith
company.

Married Eve Morgan March 31, 1860, Scranton, Pa.
(daughter of Daniel Morgan and Mary Todd of Scranton),
who was born June 15, 1842. Their children: William H.,
d. aged 15; Mary E., d. aged 2; Daniel Morgan, m. Rachel



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Brooks; Simon R., m. Louie Capson; Alonzo, <J. aged 23;
Joseph, d. Infant.

Married Mary Pierce November, 1873, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas Pierce and Margaret Thomas of Ystrad,
Glamorganshire, Wales, latter a pioneer 1862). She was
born May 31, 1851. Their children: Mary Isabelle, m.
George Gowan; Eve, m. Charles McKeague; Margaret d.
aged 4; Sarah Ann, m. William Smith; William Thomas, m.
Laura Crabtree; Alfred Edmund, m. Margaret Averett;
Emma d. aged 7; Hyrum; Catherine Priscilla d. aged 1 year.
Family resided Salt Lake City, Utah.

Elder. Miner; located Buckhorn mine at Ophir, Utah.



BATTY, MILES (son of Joseph Batty and Nancy Barker
of Ossett, Yorkshire, Eng.). Born March 2, 1832, at Os-
sett. Came to Utah 1850, A. O. Smoot merchandise train.

Married Mary Henrietta Mecham July 24, 1864, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Ephraim Mecham and Polly Derby of
Wallsburg, Utah, pioneers 1852). She was born April 10, 1848.
Their children: Miles M. b. June 12, 1865, m. Permelia E.
Bigelow; Ephraim A. b. Nov. 29, 1867, m. Polly A. Lamb;
Mary E. b. March 27, 1870, m. Frank Bigelow; George L. b.
Dec. 1, 1871, m. Frelia Mecham; Charles H. b. May 23, 1874,
m. Bertha M. Richens; William W. b. July 13, 1876; Celestia
V. b. Nov. 3, 1878, m. Ray Pickup; Emma A. b. Oct. 16, 1886,
m. Ezra B. Bussey. Family resided Wanship and Walls-
burg-, Utah.

BATTY, MILES M. (son of Miles Batty and Mary H. Mecham).
Born June 12, 1865, Wanship, Summit county, Utah.

Married Permelia E. Bigelow June 7, 1886, at Wallsburg
(daughter of Daniel Bigelow and Permelia Mecham, ox team
pioneers). She was born Sept. 25, 1867. Their children:
Permelia H. b. June 10, 1887, d. Feb. 22, 1891; Emily V. b.
Dec. 9, 1888, m. James A. Freestone; Zina b. Jan. 15, 1890,
m. Raymond M. Searle; Adora E. b. Dec. 9, 1891, m. Reuben
T. Freestone; May b. Dec. 9, 1893, d. March 22, 1894; Celestia
b. April 6, 1895; Marquis I. b. Aug. 30, 1896; Mary B. b.
July 31, 1898; Daniel V. b. June 6, 1900; Albert D. b. Jan.
12, 1902; Laura b. Aug. 20, 1904, d. March 21, 1905; Dorothy
b. March 6, 1912. Family home Vernal, Utah.

Missionary to England 1907-09; hig-h priest; president Y.
M. M. I. A.; bishop's counselor. Constable at Wallsburg four
years; once a contractor for supplies for U. S. Government.
Farmer.



BAtTM, GEORGE (son of John C. Baum, born March 18, 1804,
and Hannah Crismon, born Dec. 8, 1808, Brandywine, Ches-
ter county, Pa.). He was born Nov. 2, 1829, at Brandywine.
Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1850, independent company.

Married Hannah Jane Cloward 1851, Provo, Utah (daugh-
ter of Jacob and Hannah Cloward, pioneers 1851). She was
born Oct. 12, 1833, and died Nov. 21, 1860. Their children:
Jane Elizabeth b. May 14, 1853, d. infant; Mary Jane b.
April 25, 1854, m William Wright; Hannah Melissa b. Feb.
4, 1856, m. David Nephi Penrod; Martha Malinda b. May 21,
1860, died.

Married Eliza Ann Allen of Provo, Utah (daughter of
Daniel and Eliza Allen), who was born July 5, 1842, and
died Jan. 20, 1875. Their children: Eliza Isabell b. Dec. 2,
1863, and George Daniel b. March 7, 1866, died; John William
b. April 26, 1868; Owen Abraham b. Jan. 10, 1872; Orson b.
Jan. 12, 1875.

Married Sarah Elizabeth Carter Nov. 21, 1875. Provo, Utah
(daughter of John H. Carter and Sophia Sweet of Oxford
county, Maine, pioneers 1849). She was born Aug. 14,
1851. Manti, Utah. Their children: Clara Elizabeth b. July
24, 1876; Sophia Eldora b. Jan. 24, 1878; Jacob A. b. Nov.
7, 1879; David Wallace b. Feb. 25, 1882; Lafayette b. April
15, 1884; Arthur b. June 21, 1887, and Ernest b. Sept. 27,
1888, died; Elmer b. Oct. 21, 1892. Families resided Provo,
Utah.

High priest. Settled at Provo 1850. Freighted from
Leavenworth, Kans., to Salt Lake City, 1856, for Y. X. com-
pany. Assisted to bring- immigrants to Utah. Farmer, mer-
chant and manufacturer.



BAUM, ISAAC (son of John C. Baum and Hannah Crismon).
Born April 7, 1832, Uklan township, Chester county, Pa.
Came to Utah 1850, independent company.

Married Melissa Sessions May 6, 1856 (daughter of Rich-



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