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ton, Somersetshire, Eng., latter a pioneer Sept. 13, 1861,
Joseph Home company). She was born May 28, 1843.
Their children: Clara P., m. Robert C. Egbert; Larkin, m.
Gertrude Abbott; Cornelia A., d. child; Catharine E., d.
infant; Robert B., m. Keziah Williams; Moss D., m. Allte
Stonebreaker; Charles L., m. Jane McSparren; Maybelle E.,
d. infant; Pearl L.. m. C. Leroy Cooper; Arlle R.; Finis J.
Family home, Salt Lake City.

Elder. Detective. Tinner and pattern maker. Died
April 21, 1910, Midvale, Utah.

born July 25, 1808, In Vermont, and Abigal Sprague, born
Aug. 14, 1814, in New York state, married Aug. 21, 1830).
He was born Feb. 2, 1843, In Hancock county, 111. Came
to Utah Oct. 1, 1847, Edward Hunter company.

Married Jane Jones Oct. 15, 1864 (daughter of Charles



Jones and Mary Ann Weeks, former a pioneer Sept. 3, 1852,
A. O. Sraoot company, latter of Sept. 1853, Claudius Spencer
company, married Sept. 1846, Wellington, Kentshire, Eng.).
She was born Jan. 30, 1849. Came to Utah with parents.
Their children: Pleasant J. b. Dec. 27, 1866, m. Jane Howard
Dec. 23, 1891; Reuben Sprague b. Nov. 26, 1868; Mary Abigal
b. July 27, 1870; Hial Lee b. Jan. 27, 1872, m. Jane E. Warner
July 1900; Charles Union b. May 24, 1874, m. Isabel Ham-
ilton Feb. 1, 1900; William Livingston b. April 6, 1876;
Emma Elizabeth b. Sept. 8, 1877; Delila Jane b. May 28,
1879, m. Roger W. Creer Sept. 25, 1901; Lillian Irene b.
Oct. 26, 1881; Sylvester Young b. Dec. 13, 1883; Minnie
Othelia b. April 20, 1885, m. Antira J. Amason June, 1907;
Ina Geneva b. Feb. 9, 1887, m. David M. Jones Dec. 20,
1909; Mabel LaVern b. March 24. 1890, m. James Beckstrom
June, 1908. Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Married Dora Hanson 1885, Logan, Utah (daughter of
James Hanson and Karen Anderson, latter a pioneer 1854,
Capt. Christensen company). She was born 1869, in Spanish
Fork. Their children: Frank b. Feb. 4, 1888, m. Myrtle
Hales; Pearl Estella b. April 1, 1891, m. Sidney S. Berean
1910; Earnest Leroy b. Sept. 27, 1893; Melvin Ray b. March
7, 1896; Dora Viola b. May 4, 1898; Reva Merlene b. Aug.
30, 1900; Kenneth Miles b. July 25, 1902; Lida Othea b. June
22, 1905.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Called to help
settle Arizona, where he assisted in building canals and
roads, and the building of mills. Seventy. Deceased.

BRADFORD, CHARLES UNION (son of Pleasant Sprague
Bradford and Jane Jones). Born May 24, 1874, Spanish
Fork, Utah.

Married Isabel Hamilton Feb. 1, 1900, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Henry Hamilton, pioneer, oxteam company,
died June 16, 1901, and Jennett Johnson, pioneer with hand-
cart company, both born in Scotland). She was born Feb.
17, 1880, Provo, Utah. Their children: Charles Russell b.
Nov. 28, 1900; Jennie Fontella b. June 30, 1902; Floyd Henry
b. March 19, 1904; William Oral b. July 3, 1906; Harold
Sterling b. April 4, 1908. Family home Spanish Fork, Utah,
and Shelley, Idaho.

Flour miller twenty years. Constructor of mills and
power plants.

BRADFORD, SYLVESTER (son of Hial Bradford and Abi-
gal Sprague). Born Nov. 17, 1839, Switzerland county, Ind.
Came to Utah Oct. 1, 1847, Edward Hunter company.

Married Mary Ann Jones Oct. 15, 1864 (daughter of
Charles Jones and Mary Ann Weeks). She was born June
15, 1847. Their children: Sylvester b. Sept. 25, 1865; Hial
Charles; Rawsel S. b. Dec. 4, 1869, m. Hannah Jex, March
22, 1893; Robert John b. March 22, 1873, m. Mary E. Pay-
zant Feb. 25, 1903; George W. b. April 24, 1875, m. Rachel
Shepherd June 23, 1897; Lewis E. b. June 10, 1877; Kiel G. b.
Oct. 18, 1879, m. Mary Barnes Feb. 10, 1906; Pleasant M.;
Eli Alma. Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Married Anna Christina Hanson April 7, 1884, Salt Lake
City (daughter of James Hanson and Karen Anderson, the
latter a pioneer 1854, Capt. Christensen company). She
was born Jan. 14, 1863, Spanish Fork, Utah. Their children:
Granville b. May 5, 1885; Lester Glenn b. July 26, 1895;
James Henry b. July 9, 1897.

Settled in Salt Lake county; moved to Spanish Fork 1864.
Missionary to northern states 1881-83; missionary to Eng-
land 1886-88; president 19th quorum seventies; high priest.
Veteran Black Hawk war.

BRADFORD, RAWSEL S. (son of Sylvester Bradford and
Mary Ann Jones). Born Dec. 4, 1869, Spanish Fork, Utah.

Married Hannah Jex March 22, 1892, Manti, Utah (daugh-
ter of William Jex and Eliza Goodson), who was born
Oct. 5, 1867, at Spanish Fork. Their children: Hannah
b. Jan. 20, 1893; Mary A. b. Nov. 8, 1895; Eliza G. b. Nov.
6, 1897; Lewis S. b. March 16, 1901; Mildred J. b. Feb. 24,
1903; Alice R. b. Jan. 11, 1905; Rawsel W. b. Feb. 1, 1906;
John J. b. Dec. 17, 1910.

Missionary to Hawaiian Islands 1906-09. Farmer and
flour miller.

BRADFORD, ROBERT JOHN (son of Sylvester Bradford
and Mary Ann Jones). Born March 22, 1873.

Married Mary Eliza Payzant Feb. 25, 1903. Their chil-
dren: Mary Emma b. Feb. 13, 1904; Robert Louis b. Dec. 30,
1905; Sylvester Allen b. Dec. 9. 1907; Mark Payzant b. July
9, 1910. Family home Spanish Fork, Utah.

Missionary to northern states 1900-02.

BRADLEY, GEORGE W. Born Jan. 15, . Came to

Utah 1847, Willard Richards oxteam company.

Married Elizabeth Betsy Kroll. Their children: Amanda,
m. Daniel Henrie; Abiah, m. Isaac Morley; Jerome, d. aged
21; Louisa, m. Abner Lowry; George W., m. Elizabeth Love;
Joseph, d. infant; Malinda, m. James Wolf; Moroni, m. Ar-
senath Funk; Mary, d. infant; *Amos Alma, m. Leonora
Reese; Zephaniah, m. Myra Draper; m. Martha Jane Draper;
Sylvia d. child.

Married Cynthia Adair. Their children: James, m. Luna
Draper; Lucy, m. Anthony Bruno. Families resided Manti,
Nephi and Moroni, Utah.

Bishop of Nephi and Moroni. Assisted in building the
first ferry boat to carry immigrants across Green river.
Appointed probate judge of Juab county Feb. 7, 1852, by
Gov. Brigham Young. Farmer. Died Sunday, March 8,
1891, Moroni, Utah.

B P, A P LEY> AM S ALMA (son of George W. Bradley and
Abiah Richmond of Salem, N. Y.). Born Aug. 10, 1849, Salt
Lake City [ln the preceding genealogy he is given as a
Bets Kron e i y of Geor s e W. Bradley and Elizabeth

Married Leonora Reese July 18, 1869, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas Reese and Margret Davis, pioneers
Oct. t. 1856, Edward Bunker handcart company). She was
born Aug. 2, 1853. Their children: Amos Alma, Jr. b Aug
23 1869, m. Amelia Christensen Dec. 26, 1887; Anna R b.
July 8, 1871, m. James Jacobson Dec. 3, 1890- Sylvia b Feb
25, 1873, m. William Homer June 15. 1891; Lydia Leonora b'.
Feb. 9, 18,5, m. W. R. Young June 19. 1895; Malinda Euphe-
mia b. Feb. 7, 1877, m. Frank B. Ford Oct. 1899; Thomas
Jefferson b. Jan. 22, 1879, m. Sarah Ellen Eataugh Aug. 1899-
Charles Henry b. Nov. 28, 1880, and Betsy M. b. Sept. 9 1882*
died; Roscoe A. b. Oct. 4, 1889, m. Erne Bates June 4, 1913 :
Dora b. May 24, 1893, m. Raphel Larson Sept. 1911. Family
home Moroni, Utah.

President high priests' quorum, Moroni. One of the active
citizens of his community In its development.

BRADLEY, AMOS ALMA, JR. (son of Amos Alma Bradley and
Leonora Reese). Born Aug. 23, 1869, Moroni, Utah

Married Amelia Christensen Dec. 26, 1887, Manti Utah
(daughter of Niels and Christana Christensen, pioneers with
Capt. Christiansen company, whose handcart company came
Sept. 13, 1857). She was born at Moroni, Utah. Their chil-
dren: Amos Melvin b. Oct. 7. 1888, m. Hazel McGary Nov 6
1909; Nielson b. March 12, 1892, d. Nov. 26. 1893- Reese Vic-

t * r x b - A Au f," 21- 1 I 95; Heber Wells b - Mav 22 - 1898 = Christana
A. b. April 21, 1902; Newel Alma b. April 29, 1907, d. Jan. 3,

BRAIN, EDWARD (son of Aaron and Hannah Brain of
Bath, Somersetshire, Eng., pioneers 1848). Born Aug 15
1822. Came to Utah 1848.

Married Mary Ann Johnson Dec. 24, 1869 (daughter of
Benjamin Johnson and Charlotte Budd of Salt Lake City
pioneers Aug. 20, 1868, Joseph S. Rawlins company). She
was born May 4, 1851, Bedfordshire, Eng. Their children-
Mabel R. b. Feb. 14, 1871, m. Brigham A. Seare; Edward B
b. March 15, 1872, d. aged 3; Henry B. b. March 10 1874
m. Jane Bull; Ebenezer J. b. Dec. 23, 1875, m. Ivy Hayes-
Fred B. b. May 27, 1878, m. Beatrice Coleman; Albert G b
Jan. 13, 1881, m. Irene Crofts; Alice D. b. Feb. 16, 1883 m
Frederick Hust. Family home 20th ward, Salt Lake City


BRANCH, WILLIAM HENRY (son of William Henry Branch
of Lisbon, Conn.). Born Aug. 9, 1820, Lisbon, Conn. Came
to Utah Oct. 14, 1850, Wilford Woodruff company.

Married Emily Cornelia Atwood Nov. 24, 1844, Mansfield,
Conn, (daughter of Daniel Atwood and Polly Sawyer of
Mansfield, pioneers 1850, Wilford Woodruff company). She
was born March 1, 1819. Their children: Nelson b. Nov.
1845, d. infant; Erving b. Oct. 1847, d. April 1850; 'William
Henry b. Aug. 23, 1851, m. Hephzibah C. Hirst; Eugene Elisha
b. Aug. 19, 1854, m. Jane Blake; Emily Cornelia b. Dec. 10,
1855, m. George Brooks; Rozilla Polly b. Nov. B, 1857, m.
Brigham J. Lund; Candice, died. Family resided Salt Lake
City, St. George and Price, Utah.

Married Ella Coombs May 9, 1877, St. George, Utah (daugh-
ter of Abraham Coombs and Olive Olivia Curtis, latter a
pioneer 1860, Ebenezer Hanks company). She was born
March 27, 1857, San Bernardino, Cal. Their children: Olive
b. Dec. 19, 1878, m. Herbert West Millburn April 22, 1897;
Jane b. March 6. 1881, m. Elbert L. Thomas April 12, 1905;
Frank b. April 4, 1884, d. Aug. 31, 1907; Arabella b. Dec. 19,
1887, m. Henry A. Pace Sept. 9, 1910; Ella Irene b. June 11,
1890, m. Don Carlos Woodward Aug. 15, 1910.

High priest and ward clerk. Road supervisor; captain
of police; sheriff Washington county; watermaster. Brick-
layer and plasterer; farmer. Died Sept. 19, 1890, Price, Utah.

BRANCH, WILLIAM HENRY (son of William Henry Branch
and Emily Cornelia Atwood). Born August 23, 1851, Salt
Lake City.

Married Hephzibah Caroline Hirst May 29, 1879, Salt Lake
City (daughter of William Henry Hirst and Hannah Drake,
of Thornhill, Yorkshire, Eng., who came to Utah Nov. 7,
1878). She was born May 1, 1856. Their children: Eva b.
Dec. 27, 1880, died; Cornelia b. March 12, 1882, m. John David
Barber; Eliza Jane b. Dec. 31, 1883, m. John Ellwood Car-
ruth; Hannah May b. May 14, 1885; Emily b. April 18, 1887,
m. Lawrence S. Stone; Frances Ruby b. Jan. 17, 1889, m. Leo
Knopp Jan. 28. 1913; Earl b. Sept. 17, 1891. died; Olive b.
Jan. 15, 1894; William Henry b. Feb. 18, 1896; Karl Hirst b.
Sept. 9, 1901. Family resided Salt Lake City, St. George and
Coalville, Utah.

Member 21st quorum seventies: missionary to England
1877-80, and to Sandwich islands 1874-77; high priest; bishop;
president Y. M. M. 1. A. Deputy sheriff two terms; justice
of peace; constable; city marshal; city councilman two
terms; deputy United States marshal. Brickmason and

BRANCH, EUGENE ELISHA (son of William Henry Branch
and Emily Cornelia Atwood). He was born Aug. 19, 1854,
Salt Lake City.

Married Jane Blake Jan. 18, 1877, St. George, Utah (daugh-
ter of Benjamin Fredrick Blake and Harriett Hollis, both
of England, pioneers 1852). She was born Dec. 20, 1857.
Their children: Eugene Elisha, Jr., b. Oct. 8, 1877, m. Agnes



Winifred Liddell; Rosilla b. June 11, 1879, m. Ebenezer
Hunt Thayn; Irvin b. Nov. 28, 1881, m. Anna May Smith; Lev!
b. Dec. 28, 1884, m. Mary Brace; Ernest b. March 28, 1887;
Ezra b. July 12, 1889, m. Vilate Hanson; Ray b. June 24, 1891;
Melville b. Jan. 14, 1894; Olive b. April 2, 1896; Effle b. Nov.
2, 1901.

Missionary to northwestern states 1898-1900; bishop Wel-
lington ward 1902-06; ward clerk; Sunday school superin-
tendent; ward teacher. School trustee. Mason. Died Oct.
29, 1906, Wellington, Utah.

BRANCH, EUGENE ELISHA (son of Eugene Elisha Branch
and Jane Blake). Born Oct. 8, 1877, St. George, Utah.

Married Agnes Winifred Liddell Sept. 20, 1900. at St.
George (daughter of Abraham Liddell of Rutherglen, near
Glasgow, Scotland, pioneer Sept. 15, 1868, John Gillespie com-
pany, and Lucy Jones of South Wales, pioneer Oct. 26,
1864, William Hyde company). She was born May 5, 1878.
Their children: Gladys b. Sept. 8, 1901; Eugene Amos b.
Dec. 10, 1904; Melba and Thelma (twins), b. April 11. 1907,
latter died.

Member 101st quorum seventies; missionary to southern
states 1909-11, and president North Carolina conference;
high priest; 1st counselor to Bishop Edgar H. Thayn; 2d
counselor to Bishop John W. Hill; Sunday school superin-
tendent eight years; president Y. M. M. I. A., Wellington
ward. Treasurer Wellington town board; chairman Wel-
lington school district No. 8. Farmer.

BRANSFORD, JOHX SAMUEL, (son of Milford Bard Brans-
ford and Sarah Ellen Cooper, who lived in Plumas county,
Cal.). Born Aug. 26, 1856, at Richmond, Miss. Came to
Utah February, 1899.

Married Rachel S. Blood July 31, 1878, at Greenville,
Cal. (daughter of John Nelson Blood, of same place), who
was born Dec. 19, 1857. Their children: Stella, m. Lewis
A. Evans; Wallace Milford, m. Louise Grace Emery. Family
home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Mayor Salt Lake City 1907-12. Mining operator and capi-

BRE>'CHL,EY, RICHARD (son of William Brenchley, born
March 11, 1805, Faversham, East Kent, Eng., and Caroline
Wellar, of Borden, East Kent). He was born Feb. 22, 1840,
at Borden. Came to Utah Oct. 12, 1861, Capt. Home com-

Married Jane Gray April 15, 1861 (daughter of William
Gray and Ann Broadbent), who was born July 8, 1834. and
came to Utah with husband. Only child: Harriet Lydia b.
Feb. 17, 1862, m. George Spence April 14, 1887.

Married Mary J. Clegg Dec. 26, 1864, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Thomas Clegg who died in England 1863, and Ann
Massee, pioneer Sept. 25, 1863, Peter Nebeker company). She
was born Jan. 18, 1844, Stockport, Eng. Their children:
Jane Clegg b. Oct. 17, 1865, m. Thomas Thorpe May 2, 1886;
Mary C. b. June 27, 1867, m. Robert Leshman Nov. 10, 1885;
Caroline C. b. June 17, 1869, m. Joseph Thorpe Jan. 18, 1891;
Richard C. b. June 10, 1871, died; William C. b. Sept. 8, 1873,
m. Sarah Murray Jan. 6, 1897; John b. Jan. 3, 1875, m. Cassie
Hall Jan. 7, 1903; Thomas b. April 1, 1878, m. Laura Hall
Jan. 10, 1900; Joseph C. b. Jan. 21, 1880, m. Florence Mem-
mott April 12, 1905; Alfred C. b. Feb. 26, 1885, died.

Settled at Wellsville. Second counselor in presidency high
priests' quorum, Wellsville ward. Watermaster six years.

BRIDGES, HENRY MAL,L,I<W (son of George Bridges and

Mallion of Birmingham, Eng.). Born March 22, 1807, at

Birmingham. Came to Utah September, 1864.

Married Sarah Louisa Lowe 1824, at Birmingham. She
was born Dec. 26, 1804. Their children: Mary Ann, m.
Patrick Martin; Susanna J., m. Edwin Taylor; Charles
Henry, m. Frances Elizabeth Jones; Thomas Warner, d.
child; Sarah Louisa, m. Daniel Agustus Hussey. Family
home Birmingham, Eng., and East Mill Creek, Utah.

Active in ward religion work and in the British mission.
Tailor. Died Oct. 18, 1882.

BRIDGES, CHARLES HENRY (son of Henry Mallion
Bridges and Sarah Louisa Lowe). Born Aug. 9, 1835, at
Birmingham. Came to Utah Sept. 26, 1856, Edmund Ells-
worth handcart company.

Married Frances Elizabeth Pearson June 20, 1860. Salt
Lake City (daughter of Joshua Pearson and Sarah Jefcutt
of Stitchford Yardley, Eng., pioneers Sept. 4, 1859, George
Rowley handcart company). She was born Sept. 5, 1837.
Their children: Marian, m. David Follick: Sarah E., d.
child; Charles Henry Jr., m. Mary Nate; Thaddeus. died;
Louisa, d. child; Thomas Pearson, m. Elnora V. Kent; Wal-
lace J., died; Grace, m. David A. Lewis; Gertrude, died.
Family resided at Salt Lake City, Utah, and Montpelier,

Senior president 79th quorum seventies; home missionary.
Died Jan. 7, 1913, Montpelier, Idaho.

ter of William J. Tice and Mary E. Garrison of Augusta,
who came to Utah Nov. 22, 1890). She was born Oct. 7,
1859. Their children: George T., d. infant; Mary M., m.
D. S. Donaldson; Sarah A., d. aged two; Lizzie Belle, m.
C. W. Dansie; William Jefferson; George K., m. Nellie
Brooks; Lee Roy Watson; Harry Thomas; Lena Ruth;
Gordon Alexander; Beulah I., m. Paul Stonewall Jackson.
Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

High priest; home missionary; second counselor to Bishop
H. Sperry of 4th ward, Salt Lake City; member high council
pioneer stake. Superintendent Salt Lake public school
buildings. Contractor.

BRIGGS, GEORGE (son of George Briggs, born Oct. 15,
1858, and Sarah Susannah Blackburn, born April 18, 1859,
both of Tupton, Derbyshire, Eng.). He was born Aug. 13,
1883, Lyman, Oneida Co., Idaho.

Married Martha Burns June 22, 1904, Salt Lake City.
Their children: Raymond George b. May 3, 1905; Elda
Susannah b. Oct. 16, 1909.

Bishop Archer ward, Fremont stake, Idaho.

BRIGGS, JAMES (son of John Briggs, born Feb. 3, 1813, and
Ruth Butterworth, born April 23, 1817, both of England).
He was born Jan. 4, 1845. Came to Utah Nov. 30, 1856,
Edward Martin handcart company.

Married Caroline Clark April 29, 1865, Salt Lake City,
(daughter of Benjamin Thomas Clark and Ann Schugar,'
former of Sugar House ward, Utah, pioneer Oct. 14, 1853,
Cyrus H. Wheelock company, latter died in England). She
was born April 28, 1845, and died March 23, 1909. Their
children: John b. Aug. 3, 1866, m. Sarah Elizabeth Glllett
Oct. 21, 1884; Ruth Ann b. March 19, 1869, m. James W.
Siddoway March 11, 1886; James Lorenzo b. May 3, 1871, m.
Mary Naylor June 1896; Benjamin Thomas b. Nov. 1?, 1872,
m. Charlotte Hawkins Dec. 14, 1898; Caroline Emma b. Nov.
26, 1874, m. George R. Trowbridge April 28, 1897; Clara b.
June 11, 1877, m. Roy P. Anderson April 28, 1896; George
Albert b. Feb. 14, 1879, m. Eva Blackford Sept. 5, 1906;
Joseph Edward b. June 20, 1885, m. Isabella Weir July 30,
1905; Daniel Arthur b. April 7, 1888. Family home Sugar
House ward. Salt Lake county.

Seventy; missionary to England 1882-98; president Man-
chester conference. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war.
Died Feb. 15, 1905.

BRIGGS, JOHN (son of James Briggs and Caroline Clark).
Born Aug. 3, 1866, Sugar House ward, Salt Lake county.

Married Sarah Elizabeth Gillett Oct. 21, 1884, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Carlos N. Gillett and Celestia A. Pendle-
ton), who was born June 11, 1866. Their children: James
and Carl B. b. Dec. 11, 1887; Edith and Ethel b. August 1891-
Caroline b. Feb. 1894; Benjamin b. Jan. 21, 1896; Ernest
b. Dec. 24, 1896; Bessie b. Feb. 1897; George b. April 1907.
Family home Teton City, Idaho.

Teton City councilman; school trustee. Blacksmith.

BRIGGS, GEORGE ALBERT (son of James Briggs and
Caroline Clark). Born Feb. 14, 1879, Sugar House ward,
Salt Lake county. .

Married Eva Blackford Sept. 5, 1906, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph Blackford and Mary Smith of Oldham,
Eng., latter came to Utah Dec. 1, 1901). She was born Dec.
3, 1878. Ttieir children: Mary Caroline b. Sept. 8, 1907;
James b. March 26, 1909; Florence b. Oct. 8, 1910. Family
home Teton City, Idaho.


BRIDWELL., GEORGE M. (son of Thomas Jefferson Brid-
well and Sarah J. Little of Augusta, Ga.). Born Oct. 17,
1859. at .Augusta. Came to Utah Nov. 22, 1890, William
Spry missionary company.

Married Mary E. Tice March 7, 1880, at Augusta (daugh-

BRIGHT, ISAAC PRESTOBT (son of John Bright, born Dec.

15, 1808, and Susan Pugh, born Nov. 17, 1810, both of Knox
county, Tenn.). He was born Oct. 13, 1844, Hancock county,
111. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1852, Isaac Stewart company.

Married Mary Etta Smith Sept. 30, 1866, Oxford, Idaho
(daughter of B. B. Smith and Delilah Hyler, pioneers Sept.
10, 1863, William B. Preston company). She was born Sept.
13, 1848. Their children: Mary Florence b. Oct. 7, 1867, m.
Moroni H. Stocks Jan. 2, 1890; Clara Ann b. June 6, 1869;
Isaac Preston, Jr., b. Feb. 6, 1871, m. Merelda Peart Dec. 17,
1895. Family home Richmond, Utah.

Married Cordelia Brower Feb. 17, 1873, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Ariah C. Brower and Margaret Elizabeth Hus-
sey), who was born Dec. 11, 1857, Grantsville, Utah. Their
children: John Monroe b. Oct. 13, 1875, m. Amy Johnson
March 5, 1902; Cordelia Etta b. Dec. 19, 1877, m. Milo A.
Wheeler March 1, 1905; Elsie Elizabeth b. Jan. 17, 1879, m.
Riley Allen Sept. 20, 1899; Martha McKinnie b. TSTov. 17,
1881, m. Joseph Aller Oct. 2, 1901; Charles Minet b. Sept.

16, 1883, m. Jennie McCarthy; Zaloma b. April 19, 1886, m.
Jefferson Stowell Dec. 2, 1904.

Married Martha A. Craghead March 27, 1887, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Thomas L. Craghead and Harriet Wilson), who
was born Jan. 7, 1866, Oxford, Idaho. Their children: Har-
riet S. b. Dec. 8, 1887; Elda b. Aug. 18, 1889, m. Austin Smith
Dec. 26, 1912; George b. Nov. 25. 1890, m. Marguerite France
Nov. 6. 1912; Zorda and Zola, twins, b. July 25, 1897; Sarah
Matilda b. Feb. 26, 1900; Nettie b. Oct. 6, 1903.

Settled at Alpine, Utah, in 1852; pioneer to Richmond;
moved to Lewiston 1874. Assisted to bring immigrants to



BRIGHT, ISAAC PRESTON, JR. (son of Isaac Preston
Bright and Mary Etta Smith). Born Feb. 6, 1871, Richmond,

Married Merelda Peart Dec. 17, 1895, at Richmond (daugh-
ter of Benjamin Peart and Elizabeth Ashment, former
born at Salt Lake City, latter came to Utah Oct. 1868,
Simpson Molen company). She was born Dec. 17, 1872,
Franklin, Idaho. Their children: Preston Leon b. Sept. 26,
1896; Esse Merelda b. Jan. 6, 1900; Ray Cornelius b. Dec. 28.
1902; Lorin Vernon b. Nov. 25, 1905.

BRIGHT, JOHN (son of John Bright and Susan Pugh). Born
March 26, 1849, Pottawattamie county, Iowa. Came to Utah
Sept. 15, 1852, in company with elder brother.

Married Phoebe Smith (daughter B. B. Smith and Delilah
Hyler), who was born Dec. 28, 1853, and came to Utah with
parents. Their children: John Wesley b. Jan. 12, 1873, m.
Alice Taggart Oct. 28, 1896; Phoebe Etta b. March 27, 1874,
m. Thomas Waddoups Dec. 18. 1890; Alice May b. Dec. 25,
1875, m. Henry Taggart; Sarah Florence b. Oct. 2, 1878, m.
Marcus Taggart Nov. 3. 1897; Adah b. Feb. 3, 1881, m. C. B.
Wheeler July 11, 1906; Emma b. Aug. 26, 1882; Delilah b.
March 16, 1884, m. George Gregory June 11, 1903. Family
home Lewiston. Utah.

Veteran Indian wars. Settled at Alpine in 1852; moved to
Richmond in 1860, and to Lewiston in 1874. Went across the
plains during the summer of 1868 to assist straggling and
unfortunate immigrants.

BRIM, ALFRED WALLACE (son of Frederick and Eunice
Brim of Madison county, N. Y.). Born Nov. 15, 1815, In
Madison county, and came to Utah in 1852.

Married Mary Ann Merrill 1849 in Ohio (daughter of Gil-
man Merrill and Rebecca Sevier, pioneers of Ogden, Utah).
She was born Nov. 23, 1830. Their children: Alfred Gilman
b. 1850, m. Agnes Asper; Alonzo Adelbert b. March 10, 1853,
m. Mary Jane Cluff; Willard Wallace b. 1855, m. Lillian
Monson; Hyrum Fredrick and George Franklin, died; Alice
Ann b. Nov. 25, 1862, m. Oluf Henrickson; Evaline Mae b.
May 2, 1865, m. J. P. Dean. Family home Coalville, Utah.

One of the first to haul stone for the Salt Lake temple;
also one of the first tanners in Utah. Died May 2, 1897.

BRIM, ALONZO ADELBERT (son of Alfred Wallace Brim
and Mary Ann Merrill). Born March 10, 1853, Salt Lake

Married Mary Jane Cluff Oct. 7, 1877. Salt Lake City
(daughter of Benjamin Cluff and Mary Ellen Foster of
Provo, Utah). She was born June 25, 1855. Their children:
Mary Leone b. July 9, 1878, m. Sidney P. Phillips; Stella
Aleane b. March 27, 1880, m. Raymond Rasband; Mildred
Alice b. Oct. 9, 1883, m. George W. Smith; Rula Merrill b.
Aug. 10, 1886, m. Caleb Pickett; Alonzo Adelbert b. Dec. 26,
1891; Harold Cluff b. April 23, 1893; Walter Wallace b. May
28, 1895. Family home Center Ward, Utah.

Missionary to Sandwich Islands 1883-86; engineer on
Church sugar factory in Sandwich Islands; bishop Center

Brimhall and Lydia Ann Guiteau). Born Nov. 14, 1814,
South Fremont, Oneida county, N. Y. Came to Utah 1849.

Married Lucretia Metcalf. Their children: Rufus; Mary;
Sylvanus. Family home Galesburg-, 111.

Married Rachel Ann Mayer Feb. 2, 1852, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Mayer and Ann Yost of Nauvoo, 111.,
pioneers Sept. 24, 1848, Heber C. Kimball company). She
was born Feb. 9, 1829, Bucyrus, Crawford county, Ohio.
Their children: George Henry b. Dec. 9, 1852, m. Elizabeth
Wilkins; m. Flora Robertson; Rachel Emma b. May 22, 1854,
m. Charles O. Robertson; Emer M. b. Feb. Mj, 1856, m.
Angeline Davis; Orilla M. b. April 14, 1858, m. David Boyack;
Omer M. b. March 9, 1860, m. Sally Reese; Ruth R. b. Jan.

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