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ard Sessions and Lucretla Haws), who was born March 11,
1838. Their children: Louisa Maria b. April 26, 1857, m.
Chauncy C. Lee June 27, 1876. d. Oct. 27, 1896; Isaac Richard
b. Aug. 17, 1860, m. Gabriella Ivie Feb. 1890; Melissa Aralitta
b. Dec. 25, 1862, m. William H. Murdock July 25, 1881; John
William b. June 3, 1865, m. Maria Hickens; Hannah Lucretia
b. May 23, 1867, d. Aug. 25, 1883; Eliza Jane b. Dec. 30,
1869, d. Aug. 17, 1872; Ada May b. June 11, 1872, d. July 15,
1872; Mary Elizabeth b. Aug. 10, 1873, m. David C. Hanks
Dec. 6, 1893; Sarah Emeline b. Jan. 3, 1876, m. William G.
Welke Dec. 13, 1910; David Alexander b. Oct. 3, 1878, d. Nov.
17, 1879; Rachel Isabel b. Sept. 18, 1880.

Assisted in bringing Immigrants to Utah. Indian war
veteran. High councilor.

Harris b. Dec. 30, 1830; Jane b. July 2, 1832, m. Elisha
Thomas; Elizabeth b. Jan. 27, 1834, m. George A. Bean;
Jacob Harris b. May 29, 1836, m. Malinda Cummings; Jean-
etta Rachel b. July 17, 1837, m. Alexander Sessions.

BAUM, JACOB HARRIS (son of Jacob Baum and Agnes
Nancy Harris). Born May 29, 1836, in Pennsylvania. Came
to Utah 1852.

Married Malinda Cummings July 24, 1864, Heber, Utah
(daughter of John G. and Rachel Cummings of Gibson
county, Tenn., pioneers 1852). She was born April 6, 1840
and died Jan. 31, 1909, Provo, Utah. Their children: Rachel
Ann b. May 29, 1865, m. John Gatherum; Thomas J. b. April
12, 1868, and John E. b. Feb. 5, 1869, died; Elizabeth b.
March 21, 1871, m. Fred Ferguson; Malinda b. June 18, 1873,
m. Mads Jorgensen; Jane b. Sept. 19, 1876; Harmon David
b. Dec. 18, 1877, m. Susie Moore; William Harris b. Oct. 8,
1884, m. Grace Ferguson.

Member 45th quorum seventies; special missionary to
bring immigrants to Utah; his health was ruined on this
trip. Block teacher. Farmer. Died March 21, 1912, Gun-
nison, Utah.

BAUM, HARMON DAVID (son of Jacob Harris Baum and
Malinda Cummings). Born Dec. 18, 1877, Provo, Utah.

Married Susie Moore Dec. 1, 1903, Provo, Utah (daughter
of George S. and Agnes Moore, pioneers Sept. 24. 1861,
Joseph Young and Ansel Harmon company). She was born
March 19, 1877. Their children: Mildred b. Oct. 14, 1904-
Altha b. May 8, 1909.

Following his father's activities, he was a farmer.

BAUM, WILLIAM HARRIS (son of Jacob Harris Baum and
Malinda Cummings). Born Oct. 8, 1884, Provo, Utah.

Married Grace Ferguson Dec. 12, 1906, Provo, Utah
(daughter of John Burkholder Ferguson and Mary Ann
Shantey, of Westmoreland county. Pa., and they came to
Provo, Utah, March, 1905). She was born Oct. 4, 1886. Their
children: William Homer b. Jan. 4, 1908; Alva Grace b. Oct
25, 1909; Mary Bernice b. Feb. 4, 1911. Family home Provo,

Elder; ward teacher. Farmer and orchardlst.

BAXTER, JOHN ROBB (son of John Baxter, born Jan. 16,
1823, and Jean Robb, born May 23, 1824, both in Aberdeen,
Scotland, married June 4, 1844). He was born Feb. 9,
1851, in Aberdeen. Came to Utah Sept. 1868, Harvey H.
Cluff company.

Married Jannett Jack Nov. 16, 1887 (daughter of William
Jack and Jessie Thornton, former came to Utah 1869).
She was born Aug. 4, 1861. Their children: John Robb b
Oct. 7, 1888; William Jack b. Sept. 15, 1890; Thomas Gard-
iner b. Aug. 22, 1892; Jessie b. Dec. 21, 1895; Alma b. Jan. 23,
1896; Jean b. Jan. 13, 1897; Jessie Minerva b. Aug. 1, 1900.
Family home Spring City.

Missionary to Great Britain 1880-82; counselor In high
priest's quorum. Recorder; justice of peace; city council-
man; mayor Spring City one term.

BAUM, JACOB (son of Jacob Baum). Came to Utah 1850,
independent company.

Married Agnes Nancy Harris Oct. 12, 1826, who died
Sept. 11, 1846, Council Bluffs, Iowa. Their children: Jacob

BAXTER, ROBERT WRIGHT (son of John Baxter, born In
1800, and Margaret Wright, born June 11, 1798, both at
Donaghadee, County Down, Ireland. He was born Feb. 2,
1819, at Donaghadee. Came to Utah Sept. 25, 1855, Richard
Ballantyne company.

Married Isabella Gray Jan. 31. 1845 (daughter of John
Gray and Elizabeth McCutcheon, both of whom died in
Kilmarnock, Scotland). She was born March 12, 1822, and
died June 4, 1847, at Greenock, Scotland. Only child: Isa-
bella b. June 16, 1846, d. infant.

Married Jane Love 1848 at Greenock, Scotland (daughter
of Dougall Love and Jane McPhail, the former died in
Canada, the latter in Scotland). She was born Dec. J.1,
1825, in Argyleshire, Scotland. Their children: Robert b.
Nov. 2, 1848, m. Mary Ellen Barnes; Archibald McPhail b.
June 18, 1850, d. Aug. 27, 1873; Jane McPhail b. Oct. 30,
1851, m. Francis Gunnell April 5, 1869; Willard Snow b.
Nov. 9. 1853, m. Lydla Hopkins; Stephen Golding b. Oct.
17, 1856, m. Ella Wolf Dec. 20, 1893; Jerusha Golding b. Jan.
1, 1859, m. Peter Maughan Feb. 22, 1882; Lilly Lyon b. Sept.
19, 1861, m. Henry Ames Dec. 26, 1878; Margret Wright b.
Feb. 17, 1864, m. William H. Maughan Dec. 17, 1885; John
Love b. Nov. 1, 1866, m. Susan Brown Dec. 8, 1892. Family
home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married Jane MeKimmon Dec. 28, 1856, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Donald MeKimmon, who died in Scotland).
She was born March 12, 1824, in Argyleshire, Scotland.
Only child: John MeKimmon b. June 2, 1859, m. Agnes
Smith. Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married Marlon Stuart Oct. 11. 1868, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Daniel Stuart and Catharine Glen, married
about 1849, Kirkliston, Scotland, pioneers 1853). She was
born March 3, 1851, at Kirkliston. Their children: Cath-
arine Stuart b. Oct. 20, 1870, m. Charles Nielsen Dec. 29,
1892; Daniel Stuart b. Oct. 25, 1872, and James Stuart b.
Oct. 21, 1877, both d. infants. Family home Wellsville,

Member Nauvoo legion. President 28th quorum seventies;
high priest; patriarch; home missionary. Farmer; shoe-


BAXTER, ZIMRI HAFFORD (son of William Baxter, born
Sept. 23, 1784, tiied 1816, and Rebecca Priest, born June 1796,
died Oct. 4, 1861, both of Vassalboro, Kennebec county,
Maine). He was born Feb. 14, 1807 at Vassalboro. Came to
Utah December, 1849.

Married Eunice Seavey May 2, 1832, Milton, Maine (daugh-
ter of Thomas Seavey, born 1749, Scarboro, Maine, died
1819, and Mary Fly, born 1770, and died 1847, in Maine). She
was born March 1, 1811. Their children: Benson Edgley b.
June 3, 1833; William Franklin b. Sept. 6, 1834; Henry
Priest b. Feb. 19, 1836; John b. July 10, 1837; Laura St. Clair
b. May 11, 1839; Emily Abigail b. Feb. 20, 1841; Alma b.
Dec. 3, 1842; Zimri Seavey b. Aug. 27, 1844; Eunice Seavey
b. April 7, 1846, m. Jabez Broadhead; Joseph b. 1847; Charles
Albert and Clarice Adelaide b. Aug. 22, 1849, latter m.
Daniel Morgan; Roselia b. 1854; Zimri Hafford b. Sept. 1,
1857, m. Wealthea Matilda Higgins.

Married Ann Jackson 1856, Nephi, Utah. Only child:
Joseph William, m. Mary Neilsen.

Married Alice Ashworth May 1, 1871, Salt Lake City, who
came to Utah 1870, and died March 28, 1877. Their children:
Eliza Jane b. Aug. 3, 1872; Philander b. Nov. 19, 1873; Alice
Rebecca b. Oct. 6, 1875.

Shortly after coming to Utah, settled at Big Cottonwood;
moved to Nephi 1851; built flouring mills at both places, also
a grist mill at Big Cottonwood and a nail factory at Nephi;
built Nephi tabernacle 1871. Captain of the famous "Silver
Greys" of the Nauvoo Legion. Justice of peace and school
trustee. Carpenter, joiner and millwright. Died Dec. 10,

BAXTER, JOSEPH WILLIAM (son of Zimri Hafford Baxter
and Ann Jackson). Born April 22, 1859, Nephi, Utah.

Married Mary Neilsen May 22, 1878, Nephi, Utah (daugh-
ter of Peter Neilsen and Ana Poulsen of Denmark, who
came to Utah September 1874, Christian Larsen company).
She was born Sept. 14, 1863. Their children: Joseph William,
Jr., b. April 2, 1879; George Henry b. Dec. 21, 1880; Edwin
Peter b. May 18, 1883; Franklin Albert b. Oct. 16, 1885; Rob-
ert Zimri b. Nov. 3, 1886; Francis Leroy b. Jan. 16, 1890;
Mary Beatrice b. July 28, 1892; Ruth Viola b. July 12, 1897;
Ruel Allan b. June 5, 1899; Alma Leo and Anna Leone b.
July 25, 1903.

Assistant Sunday school superintendent, Big Cottonwood,
1898-99; superintendent Sunday school, Indian Valley, Idaho,
1899-1906. Farmer and fruitgrower.

BAY, JAMES WILLARD. Came to Utah in 1848.

Married Lucinda Sprague. Their children: Mary b. March
16, 1853, m. Richard C. Snow; James Willard b. March 3,
1855, m. Mary LeBaron, Jan. 1, 1871. Family home Junction,
Utah. Farmer. Died at Junction.

BEACH, NATHANIEL. Born Dec. 13, 1815, In Massachusetts.
Came to Utah 1847.

Married Isabell Adaline Saxton, who was born Feb. 9,
1817, and came to Utah with husband. Their children: Al-
bert Orlando, died; Lyman Smith, m. Mary Jane Sutliff
(Cox); Isabell Adaline, m. Oscar Cooledge; Daniel Marion,
m. Susan M. Bessy; Mary Ann, died. Family home Manti,

Indian war veteran. Farmer.

BEACH, LTMAN SMITH (son of Nathaniel Beach and Isa-
bell Adaline Saxton). Born May 7, 1849, Salt Lake City.

Married Mary Jane Sutliff (Cox) Jan. 3, 1870, Salt Lake
City (adopted daughter of Edwin Cox), who was born May
3, 1852. Came to Utah with oxteam company. Their chil-
dren; Lyman LeRoy b. Dec. 23, 1871, died; Isabell b. Nov. 12,
1873, m. Hans Peter Rasmussen, Jr.; Luella Jane b. Sept.
10, 1875, m. Abner Coford; Francis Henry b. Nov. 5, 1877,
m. Johannah Maria Anderson; Emily Amelia b. Jan. 10, 1880,
m. Vincent Peter Martin; Albert Nathaniel b. Oct. 25, 1882,
m. Rowena Taylor; Edwin Marion b. Dec. 23, 1883, m. Edith
Marion Caldwell; Lucy Kate b. Sept. 23, 1886, m. Lawrence
Hyatt; William Roscoe b. Oct. 15, 1888, m. Adelaide Ham-
mond; Edna b. Jan. 23, 1892, m. Henry Wilcox; Crystal Jer-
usha b. Jan. 8, 1896, died. Family resided Manti, Ferron and
Molen, Utah.

First and third bishop of Molen ward; counselor to Bishop
Rasmussen. Settled at Ferron 1880; assisted in making
canals and wagon roads in Emery county and in bringing
Immigrants to Utah, 1868. Veteran Black Hawk war. Died
Sept. 3, 1911, Molen, Utah.

BEACH, FRANCIS HENRY (son of Lyman Smith Beach and
Mary Jane Sutliff). Born Nov. 6. 1877, Manti, Utah.

Married Johannah Maria Anderson, March 24, 1903, Molen,
Utah (daughter of Andrew H. Anderson and Maria Lar-
son of Denmark). She was born Nov. 17, 1881. Only child:
Francis Lyman b. June 5, 1908.

Farmer and sheepraiser.


<? aran Gibbs - Onl y child: Kate. Family home

Married Nellie Whitehead Nov. 20, 1912.
President 27th quorum seventies 1845.

w-i; W ' (son of Rufus Beach and Harriet Cor-

delia Williams). Born Oct. 27, 1847. Salt Lake City

Married Sarah E. Thomas Nov. 20, 1868 Their children-
?im a b oh h ?rdelia b. Dec. 25. 1869; James Ernest b Dec. Te]
9 VBQC f- S He r n T b - Jan - 1. 1873. m. Nellie H. Chase Dec
Nnv R ^fT L UI S? b i June 18 ' 1876 ' m " William Rounds.
N S7^' ' 1 w ! ii A * r n Wesley b. Oct. 1877; Rachel b. Sept. 18
1879, m. William S. Berrett Dec. 28, 1898; Eliza b. Feb. 12
' " x ew r> ' J hnson Oc t. 28, 1898; Rufus b. Dec. 17.
^ b ' Dec ' 30 ' 1886 ' m - eorge A. Duncan May 4
b ' ?J arch 20 ' 1889> m " Lawrence Christensen Jan
ior n, Ma ^ ie b " Dec ' 7> 1892: H ar"et Elvira b. May 2,

1895, m Willis Bray March 11, 1912. Family home Idaho
Falls, Idaho.

BEAL, JOHN (son of John Beal, born 1772. and Christina
L , ewls> born 176 - both of Wells, Somersetshire, Eng.. mar-
He was born Julv 10, 1801, Wells, Eng. Came to

BEACH, RUFUS (son of John and Sarah Beach of Scho-
harie county, N. Y.). Came to Utah 1847.

Married Harriet Cordelia Williams (daughter of Daniel R.
Williams). Their children: Aaron W. b. Oct. 27, 1847, m.
Sarah E. Thomas Nov. 20, 1868. Family home Salt Lake

. .

Married Ann Deacon 1822 in Cheddar Parish, Somerset-
shire (daughter of William and Ann Deacon), who was born
1797, and died crossing the plains. Their children: William
b. July, 1833, m. Sarah Fowler; Henry b. April 30, 1835, m.
Mary Thorpe; John b. Dec. 20, 1836, m. Rosana Avery and
Ellen T. Chandler. Family home, Manti, Utah.

Came from England to New York 1822. Active pioneer
Ut li* 11 D^d 6 county and one of the Bunders of Ephraim,

BEAL, HENRY (son of John Beal and Ann Deacon). Born
April 30. 1835, Syracuse. N. Y. Came to Utah 1850.

Married Mary Thorpe July 4. 1854, Ephraim, Utah (daugh-
ter of Thomas Thorpe and Ann Storer), who was born May

27, 1827. Their children: Ann (adopted) b. Dec. 28. 1847;
Sarah Jane (adopted) b. June 25, 1849: Joseph (adopted) b
Dec. 16, 1851; Ann Eliza b. Sept. 2, 1853, m. Alfred Pehrson;
William Henry b. Sept. 23, 1855, died; John Samuel b. June
29, 1857, m. Emma Thursby; George A. b. Sept. 8, 1859 m
Malinda Bean; Henry Thomas b. Oct. 9, 1861, m. Herberta
Peterson; David Nelson b. Nov. 15, 1863, m. Martha Hanson-
Mary Jemima b. March 13, 1866, m. Martin Isaacson; Emma
Rosabell b. Dec. 14, 1868, m. George Klenke. Family home
Ephraim, Utah.

Married Anna Christena Byergo March 28, 1863, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Andrew Byergo and Anna Christena).
She was born Aug. 2, 1844, Fovlum, Denmark. Their chil-
dren: Mary Ann b. Jan. 26, 1866, m. Christian Folster; Alice
b. Jan. 16, 1868, m. Marenus Simonson; Sarah Ann b. March

28, 1872, m. Thorwald Hanson; Thomas Andrew b. July 20,
1874, m. Ida Albertina Peterson; Orson Henry b. Nov. 7, 1876;
Elinora Christena b. Feb. 13, 1879, m. Carl A. Mattson; Owen
Franklin b. July 12, 1882; Violet Birdilla b. Dec. 3, 1891.
Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Married Mary Ann Thompson April 25, 1868, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Niels Thompson and Anna Maria Johnson, lat-
ter a pioneer 1862. Capt. Murdock company). She was born
April 7, 1850, Aarhuus, Denmark. Their children: John Wil-
liam b. March 24, 1871, died; Henry Leroy b. Aug. 12, 1873,
m. Zealia Larson; Anna Maria b. Oct. 9, 1875, m. Jacob Hind
(died) and Ole Thompson; Mary Matilda b. Jan. 1, 1878, m.
Ole Olson; Hyrum Franklin b. April 18, 1880, died; Ellen
Christena b. Aug. 2, 1881, m. Robert H. Hardin; Charles;
Andrew b. March 27, 1885, died; Martha Mary Ann b. Feb. 15,
1888. Family home, Ephraim, Utah.

Assisted in building the fort, and erected second house,
at Ephraim. President first teachers' quorum, and mem-
ber bishopric; high councilor; member presidency; San Pete
stake with President Canute Peterson twenty-five years;
ordained patriarch. One of the Incorporators Ephraim
Co-op store; helped build Climax roller mill; railroad con-
tractor Sanpete Valley R. R. and R. G. W. R. R.; mayor
Ephraim 1895. In 1897 assisted Joseph F. Smith, Anthon H.
Lund, and William B. Preston to locate the towns of Pres-
ton, Lund, Georgetown and White River near Ely, Nev.
President of Snow academy; county commissioner; member
Utah legislature; Utah delegate to Trans-Mississippi con-
gress at St. Louis.

BEAL, GEORGE A. (son of Henry Beal and Mary Thorpe).
Born Sept. 8, 1859, Ephraim, San Pete county, Utah.

Married Melinda Bean Nov. 14, 1878 (daughter of George
W. Bean, pioneer 1847, and Emily Haws, pioneer 1850).
Their children: Emily Estella b. Oct. 28, 1879, m. Jack
Christie; George A. b. Sept. 3, 1881, m. Josephine Nielsen;
Clarice M. b. Sept. 14, 1883, m. Bert Tuttle; Leo N. b. Sept.
17, 1885, m. Myrtle Bartlett; Erin T. b. March 9, 1888. m. Elva
Johnson; Mary M. b. March 17, 1890; Eldon H. b. May 13.
1893; David C. b. Oct. 22, 1896; Merrill D. b. Nov. 3, 1898;
John Raymond b. March 8, 1903. Family resided Ephraim
and Richfield, Utah.

BEAL, JOHN (son of John Beal and Ann Deacon).
Born Dec. 20, 1836, Syracuse, N. Y. Came to Utah 1849.

Married Rosana Avery 1857, who was born 1832. Their
child: John Henry b. 1858. Family home, Ogden, Utah.

Married Lucy Etherington 1860, who was born 1833, In
England; died 1867.

Married Ellen T. Chandler Jan. 27, 1871, Salt Lake City
(daughter of William and Rachel Chandler), who Was born
Dec. 28, 1848.



Settled at Mantl; moved to Ephralm, Sanpete county, 1856;
moved to Ogden, 1867; worked on Salt Lake Temple; as-
sisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Farmer and stock-
raiser. One of the founders of Clrclevllle, Utah, 1865.

BEAL,, WILLIAM. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1848, Heber C.
Kimball company.

Married Clarissa Allen. Their children: Oscar; Lyman;
Franklin, m. Charlotte Hill; John Alma, m. Lavina Esther
DeMill and Jemima Pecktol; Harriet, m. Alma Millet; Nancy,
m. Ortimus Millet; Eunice, m. Alma Millet.

Settler of Manti, Utah.

BEAL, JOHN ALMA (son of William Beal and Clarissa Al-
len). Born in October at Parma, Ohio. Came to Utah Sept.
24, 1848, with parents.

Married Lavina Esther DeMill 1860 at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Freeborn DeMill and Ann Knight of Manti,
Utah, pioneers 1848). She died 1880. Their children; John
Alma, died; Ira Allen b. June 13, 1862, m. Silva Funk; Willis,
died; Asa, m. Geneva Funk; Newel Knight, m. Ada El-
vira DeMill; Emily P., m. Oscar DeMill; Esther Lavina, died;
Raynal, m. Annie Keel; Edgar, m. Almeda DeMill, m. Jennie
Keel; Cora, m. Henry Peterson. Family home Manti, Utah.

Married Jemima Pecktol in 1880 at Rockville, Utah.

Seventy. Settler of Manti; took active part in protecting
It against Indians; assisted to build canals and wagon roads
in and around that country. Farmer. Died Jan. 18, 1902,
Rockville, Utah.

BEAL, IRA ALLEN (son of John Alma Beal and Lavina
Esther DeMill). Born June 13, 1862, at Mantl.

Married Silva Funk (Henningsen) Oct. 18, 1888, Mantl,
Utah (daughter of Daniel Buckley Funk of Ohio and Mary
Jane Pecktol of Kentucky, settlers of Manti 1848). She
was born Jan. 16, 1862, and was the widow of Christian Hen-
ningsen, and their children were: Parley b. Oct. 11, 1883, m.
Ora Jensen; Mary b. Oct. 12, 1885, m. Peter Scow. Family
resided at Sterling, Utah.

Ira Allen Beal was father of Ira Allen b. July 7, 1889, m.
Irene Jensen; Cora Bell b. Aug. 31, 1890, d. Infant; Masel b.
Feb. 26, 1894; William b. April 25, 1899, died; Milla b. April
26, 1899.

High priest; ward teacher; associated with T. M. M. I. A.
several years. President Emery town board; settler of Em-
ery 3894 and assisted in upbuilding of that county. Black-
smith; photographer; farmer.

BEAL, NEWEL KNIGHT (son of John Alma Beal and Lavina
Esther DeMill). Born April 1, 1867, Manti, Utah.

Married Ada Elvira DeMill Jan. 6, 1888, St. George, Utah
(daughter of Oliver DeMill and Fadelia Wingate of Rock-
ville, Utah). She was born Feb. 14, 1869. Their children:
Esther Lavina b. Oct. 8, 1869, m. Lawrence Barney; Fadelia
b. Nov. 4, 1871, m. Peter Peterson; Jemima Bell b. Aug. 26,
1892; Lillian b. March 16, 1895; Cyrus b. Jan. 13, 1899; Ada,
died; Emily b. Nov. 9, 1903. Family home Ferron, Utah.

President 91st quorum seventies 1903-06; missionary to
Arkansas 1898-1900; high priest; bishop Ferron ward 1906;-
president elders' quorum and president T. M. M. I. A. at
Emery; superintendent Sunday school at Ferron. Farmer
and poultryman; apiarist.

BEAJT, JAMES (son of James Bean). Born March 3, 1804,
Christian county, Ky. Came to Utah Sept. 14, 1848, Daniel
Miller company.

Married Elizabeth Lewis July 27, 1824, Lincoln county, Mo.
(daughter of John Lewis), who was born Sept. 22, 1803, Lin-
coln county, Mo. Their children: William; Nancy, m. Thomas
\Villiams; m. John D. Lee; m. Zachariah Decker; Sarah
Ann, m. William W. Casper; George Washington, m. Eliza-
beth Baum; m. Emily Haws; m. Mary Wall; James Addison,
m. Harriet Catherine Fausett; Mary Elizabeth, m. Amos W.
Haws; Cornelia, died. Family home Provo, Utah.

Bishop's counselor. Farmer and mechanic. Died In June,

BEAN, GEORGE WASHINGTON (son of James Bean and
Elizabeth Lewis). Born April 1. 1831, Wayne county, 111.
Came to Utah Oct. 2, 1847, Jeuediah M. Grant company.

Married Elizabeth Baum Jan. 6, 1853, at Provo (daughter
of Jacob Baum and Agnes Harris of Chester county, Pa.,
pioneers Oct. 1862, Jacob Baum company). She was
born Jan. 27, 1834. Their children: Elizabeth Agnes b. Aug.
19, 1854, m. Parley Peterson; George Teancum b. Dec. 26,
1856, m. Cella Hunt; Epaminondas b. June 13, 1859, m. Ina
F. Hunt; Anne Alida b. July 28, 1861, m. Paul Von Nordeck;
Victor Emanuel b. Feb. 5, 1864, m. Mary Hannah Baker;
Marquis LaFayette b. Nov. 4, 1865, m. Annie Home; Willard
Washington b. May 16. 1868, m. Gussie Felt; Flora Diana b.
Nov. 14, 1871, m. Joseph L. Home; Orestes Utah b. Nov. 8,
1873; Junius b. Oct. 17, 1878, died. Family home Provo.

Married Emily Haws Dec. 10. 1856, at Provo (daughter of
John Haws and Martha Masters of Wayne county. 111. pio-
neers 1860). She was born Feb. 27, 1836. Their children:
Malinda b. Jan. 26, 1868, m. George A. Beal: Onias, died;
Lola b. Sept. 10, 1861, m. Ruben Farnsworth; Ella b March
9, 1865, m. A. D. Thurber; Charles L. b. Jan. 29, 1867. m. Mary
Jensen; Emily b. July 17. 1869, m. Edward Payne; Burton
John b. Dec. 2, 1871. m. Ora Bartlett. Family home Richfield,

Married Mary Jane Wall Dec. 16, 1856, at Provo (daugh-

ter of William Wall and Nancy Haws of Illinois, pioneers
Sept. 1850, William Wall company). She was born
April 12, 1841. Their children: William James b. March 14,
1868, m. Natalia Outzen; Mary Geneva b. Dec. 16, 1859, m.
William Collins; Leo Albert b. Sept 1, 1861, m. Ottaminnle
Baker; Nancy Vilate b. April 6, 1864, m. Abram Johnson;
Eliza Isabelle b. Dec. 4, 1866, died; Chloe Diantha b. Dec. 4
1867, m. John E. Eversoll; Malissa b. Feb. 21, 1870, m. S. G.
Clark; Virglnius b. July 21, 1872, m. Annie Bartlett; Eda Jane
b. Sept. 22, 1874, m. John H. Eversoll; Isaac Wall b. Nov. 30
1876, m. Hattie Bartlett; Jesse Fuller b. Feb. 21, 1878, m.
Cecil Gardner; Taylor Jay b. Nov. 6, 1881; Cornelia b. Dec
11, 1884. Family home Richfield.

Veteran Black Hawk war; pioneers to Sevler valley 1861.
Probate judge Provo eight years and Richfield six years;
U. S. revenue collector; assessor and collector Utah county;
deputy U. S. marshal. Helped establish Mormon fort at Las
Vegas, Nev., 1859; assisted to bring back colony of Sacra-
mento valley; first counselor to President Seegmiller,
Sevier stake; high priest. Farmer and stockraiser. Died
Dec. 9, 1897.

BEAN, LEO ALBERT (son of George Washington Bean and
Mary Jane Wall). Born Sept. 1, 1861, Provo, Utah.

Married Ottaminnie Baker Dec. 7, 1887, Logan, Utah
(daughter of William G. Baker and Nicolina Marie Brtel-
sen, pioneers Sept. 28, 1861, John Brown company). She
was born March 22, 1868, Nephi, Utah. Their children: Leo
Claudius b. April 28, 1889, m. Mary Hall; George Albert b.
Feb. 6, 1891; Minnie b. Aug. 22, 1892, died; William Louis b.
June 7, 1894; Mary Aileen b. March 1, 1897; Geneva b. May
21, 1899. Family home Richfield, Utah.

Member high council; first counselor to president T. M.
M. I. A.; superintendent Sunday schools; missionary to
southern states. City marshal Richfield 1888-91.

BEAN, VIRGINIUS (son of George Washington Bean and
Mary Jane Wall). Born July 21, 1872, Provo, Utah.

Married Annie Bartlett May 22, 1895, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Henry Bartlett and Illiad McKee of Putnam
county, Tenn). She was born Aug. 1, 1876. Their children:
Henry Dwight b. March 6, 1896; Virglnius Arlie b. April 26,
1897; Byron Jesse b. Jan. 14, 1900; Edwin Bartlett b. Jan.
30, 1904; Virginia b. Feb. 12, 1908. Family home Richfield,

High priest; missionary to southern and northwestern
states 1900-02 and 1907-08, respectively; secretary Sevler
stake Sunday schools; president second deacons' quorum;
counselor teachers' quorum; bishop Richfield second ward
from 1904 to present time. City councilman at Richfield
1912-13; director Sevier Valley Canal Co.; school teacher
1894-1900 at Burrville, Koosharem, Inverury and Escalante,
Utah. Farmer.

BEAN, JAMES ADDISON (son of James and Elizabeth
Lewis). Born March 11, 1834, Adams county. 111. Came to
Utah Sept. 14, 1848, Daniel Miller company.

Married Harriet Catherine Fausett Feb. 10, 1863, Provo,
Utah (daughter of William McGee Fausett and Matilda
Butcher, pioneers Sept. 1851, Alexander Stephens com-
pany). She was born March 8, 1833. Their children; James
William b. Nov. 19, 1853, m. Olive Smoot; Harriet Ann b.
May 31, 1855, m. Orson Cluff; Josephine b. Nov. 18, 1857, died;
Mary Louisa b. Oct. 3, 1859, m. Thomas C. P. Thompson;
Naomi b. Feb. 11, 1863, m. John E. Armitstead; George A. b.
Feb. 22, 1861, m. Mary E. Haws; Leonidas H. b. Sept. 15, 1866,
m. Elizabeth Buckley; Marcellus b. Nov. 6, 1867, m. Joannah
Edman; Frances Matilda b. Sept. 7, 1873, m. Ellas A. Gee;
Howard b. Oct. 6, 1869, died; Laurence Lafayette b. May 24,
1871, m. Elizabeth Jones; Goldie Fern b. April 14, 1881, m.
John William Brown. Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 31st quorum seventies; missionary to Las Vegas,
Nev., two years, also to Iowa, Missouri and Illinois, 1876;

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