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died; Eunice Ann b. March, 1850, m. Peter Monk.

Member Mormon Battalion. Early settler to San Pete
county and later moved to St. George. Died 1872, Rockville,
Utah.



BROWN, JAMES STEPHENS (son of Daniel Brown and
Elizabeth Stephens of Davidson county, N. C.). Born July
4, 1828, in Davidson county. Came to Utah Sept. 28, 1848,
with part of Mormon Battalion (member Company D.).

Married Lydia Jane Tanner July, 1853, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Nathan Tanner and Rachel Winter Smith of
Salt Lake county, pioneers Oct. 19, 1848, Amasa M. Lyman
company). She was born Jan. 19, 1838, and came to Utah
with parents. Their children: Lydia J., m. Homer M.
Brown; Rachel E., m. Octavius Fullmer; Emmerette, m.
Walter Brown; James T., m. Miriam Little; August and
Valentine, d. infants; Zina May, m. John Gerstner.

Married Rebecca Ann McBrlde at Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of William McBride and Elizabeth Ball Harris, of Salt
Lake county, pioneers Sept. 29, 1848, Willard Richards com-
pany). She was born Aug. 28, 1838. Their children: Deseret,
d. aged 4; Daniel, d. infant; Alvirette, m. Christopher
Sproat; Vantile Mack, m. Caroline Christensen; Bertina, m.
James Tregeagle; Pauline, m. Thomas Turner; Homer, m.
Mattie Moffett; Alphonso, m. Harriette Powell.

Married Eliza Lester Jan. 31, 1863, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Thomas Lester and Sarah Cooper of Calverton, Not-
tinghamshire, Eng.). She was born May 6, 1839. Their chil-
dren: Leo L., d. infant; Zemania, m. Emma Wolf; Wilford,
d. Infant; Elando, m. Mary Mcllveen; Annie E., m. Ernest
E. Jacobs; Frank, m. Winifred Tibbs; Charles L., d. Infant;
Sarah Emma; Ada, m. Harold Egbert Grant.

Married Elizabeth M. Clegg March 4, 1872 (daughter of
Benjamin Clegg and Grace Mclntyre of Tooele, Utah). She
was born Dec. 8, 1854. Their children: Lillious, d. aged 14;
Guardello, m. Bessie Parry; Mark C., m. Claire Cummings;
Benjamin J., m. Alice Galloway; Louetta; Myrtle J., m.
Henry W. Latimer. Families resided Salt Lake City.



BROWN, JOHN (son of John Brown and Martha Chapman
of Sumner county, Tenn.). Born Oct. 23, 1820, in Tennessee.
Came to Utah July 22, 1847, Brigham Young company, cap-
tain 13th ten, and with Orson Pratt, was the first of the
expeditionary party to gaze on the valley of Great Salt
Lake.

Married Elizabeth Crosby May 21, 1844, Nauvoo, 111.
(daughter of John Crosby and Elizabeth Colman of Monroe
county, Miss., latter a pioneer Oct. 19, 1848, Amasa M.
Lyman company). She was born Dec. 21, 1822. Their chil-
dren: Samuel, John Crosby (b. 1848) and Amasa Lyman,
first three, died; Martha Elizabeth, m. James Orson Bullock;
Pauline Eliza; Sarah, m. Joseph S. Staker; Sytha, m. Wilson
I. Snyder; William Crosby, m. Ada Johnson; James Lehi, m.
Selena Charlotte Curtis; m. Ella Larson; Parilee, m. George
S. Hayes. Family resided Salt Lake City, Lehi and Pleasant
Grove, Utah.

Married Amy Snyder Feb. 22, 1854 (daughter of Samuel
Snyder and Henrietta Maria Stockwell of Salt Lake City),
She was born Feb. 24, 1834. Their children: Henrietta,
died; Laura Jane, m. Ezra F. Walker; Robert, died; May
Ann, m. Albert Delanna Clark; Robert Alexander, died;
Minetta Permelia, m. James T. Thome.

Married Margerett Zimmerman March 3, 1857, Salt Lake



City (daughter of George Gotleib Zimmerman and Julia
Ann Hoke of Pennsylvania), who was born March 25, 1836.
Their children: Julia Ann, died; Harriett Rosan, m. Isaac
J. Hayes; Joseph and Josephine, died; Lydia Christina, m.
Louis Warren Lund; Margerett, m. William Lehi Hayes;
Susan Elizabeth, m. Swen L. Swensen; Amy Cassandra, m.
Richard R. Lyman; John Zimmerman, m. Alice Vivia Driggs;
Lawrence Hoke, died. Families resided Pleasant Grove,
Utah.

In the summer of 1846 he started for Utah in company
with William Crosby and Robert Crow company, who later
came to Utah with Capt. James Brown's detachment of the
Mormon Battalion, with whom the party wintered in Pueblo,
where they had expected to join the main body of the pio-
neers coming to Utah. He and seven others returned to
Mississippi upon learning that President Young had not
yet left Winter Quarters, and that the exodus from Nauvoo
was not yet complete. In April, 1847, he joined Brigham
Young's pioneer company bound for Utah, and was the chief
hunter of the caravan. He was among the first to assist in
the plowing, planting and preliminary irrigating in Salt
Lake valley. He was said to have swung the first scythe
on the native grasses of Utah that produced the first hay
for the famished, travel-worn animals. He was among the
first explorers of the several points of the valley which
afterward became the sources of water supply, or strategic
defense against the Indians. He was foremost in the Indian
fight at Battle Creek Canyon December, 1848, and captain of
Parley P. Pratt's company that explored southern Utah in
the winter of 1849. Early in 1850 he formed the patrol that
protected the settlers night and day against the constant
Incursions of hostile Indians. Later that year he was sent
east as traveling agent for the Perpetual Emigration Fund,
and spent two years at the different gathering points of
Utah-bound immigration, outfitting the different trains for
their journey across the plains. In 1852 he was elected to
the territorial legislature and commissioned aide-de-camp
In the general staff of the Nauvoo Legion with rank of
colonel; in 1853 he was again superintendent of immigra-
tion with headquarters at New Orleans, transferring over
2,000 European immigrants to river steamboats, and landing
at Keokuk, Iowa, where he outfitted them for their trip to
Utah. President 8th quorum seventies, Salt Lake City, and
president of the mass quorum of Lehi. Was a member of
the settlement exploring expedition to Salmon River,
Oregon, 1857. Returning he was elected justice of peace
at Lehi, and member of legislature again in 1859. Mis-
sionary to England 1860, and, returning, was immigration
agent at Florence, fitting out 16 companies of Utah immi-
grants. In 1863 he was elected selectman of Utah county,
and was mayor of Pleasant Grove for 10 years afterward.
This county was represented again by him in the legis-
lature in 1874-83. Bishop of Pleasant Grove for 29 years:
presided over the southern states mission after the civil
war for two years and returned again to Omaha as immi-
gration agent. During this time he crossed the plains 15
times by team. Ordained patriarch 1893. Died Nov. 4, 1896,
at Pleasant Grove.

BROWN, JAMES LEHI (son of John Brown and Elizabeth
Crosby). Born Nov. 26, 1860, Lehi, Utah.

Married Selena Curtis Sept. 13, 1883, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Curtis and Emma Whaley), who was
born Nov. 23, 1862. Their children: Sytha b. Dec. 10, 1884,
m. Eugene Lusk Roberts; Gertrude b. Feb. 2, 1886, m. An-
drew Theodore Rassmussen; James Curtis b. Feb. 9, 1888;
Emma b. March 8, 1891, and Pauline b. Nov. 16, 1892, died;
Hugh Crosby b. Aug. 15, 1895; Harold Whaley b. June 22,
1898; John Lyman b. Jan. 31, 1900; Ruth b. Nov. 4, 1903.

Married Ella Larson June 18, 1908, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Niels Peter Larson and Karen K. Swensen of Pleas-
ant Grove, Utah, pioneers 1859). She was born Feb. 22,
1871. Only child: Helen b. Dec. 30, 1909. Families resided
Pleasant Grove and Provo.

High priest; superintendent Sunday schools Pleasant
Grove; counselor to President Leonard Harrington of stake
Sunday schools. President normal department Brigham
Young University (Provo) and teacher of chemistry. Also a
teacher Pleasant Grove schools and superintendent Utah
county schools.

BROWN, JOHN ZIMMERMAN (son of John Brown and
Margaret Zimmerman). Born Sept. 2, 1873, at Pleasant
Grove.

Married Alice Vivia Driggs Sept. 2, 1903, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Benjamin Woodbury Driggs and Olivia Thank-
ful Pratt of Pleasant Grove, pioneers 1852). She was born
Sept. 28, 1877. Their children: John Zimmerman Jr. b.
June 19, 1904; Hoke Woodbury Driggs b. May 7, 1908, d.
June 29, 1910; Richard Lyman b. July 13, 1912. Family home
Salt Lake City.

President 4th quorum seventies; missionary to southern
states 1896-99; member Ensign stake Sunday school board.
School teacher. Graduated from Utah State Normal School
1902; A. B. degree from University of Utah 1906, and head
of its department of physiology 1907-10; received M. D.
degree from Rush Medical College of Chicago 1911. Interne
Groves L. D. S. Hospital 1911-12.



BROWN, JOHN (son of William Brown and Jane Mitchell).
Born in 1808, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

Married Christiana Thompson in Scotland (daughter of
John Thompson and Christiana Mitchell), who was born
Feb. 6, 1806, Stonerig, Airdrie, Scotland, and died July 1892,



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



Salt Lake City. She came to Utah Sept. 15, 1868, John
Gillesple company. Their children: Christiana, m. Edward
Johnson; Jane, d. infant; William, m. Elizabeth Cook; Jane,
m. Alexander Brown; John, m. Elizabeth Hillhouse; Eliza-
beth, d. aged 21; Isabelle, d. aged 23; Helen, m. Alexander
Wade; Mary, d. aged 4; Agnes, m. William Campbell. Fam-
ily home Salt Lake City, Utah.



BROWN, JOHN (son of William Brown and Elizabeth Ill-
man of London, Eng.). Born Nov. 26, 1831, Limpsfleld, Eng.
Came to Utah Oct. 13, 1863, Rosel Hyde company.

Married Sarah Haynes Nov. 7, 1852, London, Eng. (daugh-
ter of John and Sarah Haynes of Leicestershire), who was
born Nov. 20, 1830. Their children: Hyrum; Lorenzo John,
m. Louise Folsom; Samuel Willard; Sarah Elizabeth, m.
William W. Needham; Imri, m. Jane Jones; George, m. Tina
Bates; Louisa Mary; Mamie Salina. Family home Salt Lake
City.

Married Eleanor Caffal in April 1874, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John and Mary Ann Caftal of Watton, Hert-
fordshire, Eng). She was born April 1844. Their children:
William, died; Mabel and Irene, died; Samuel Vernon, m.
Eliza Hugentuveller; Edna; Harold.

Married Mary Burkhardt July 19, 1887, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Frederick Burkhardt and Elizabeth Stanfiger
of Bern, Switzerland, who came to Utah 1891). She was
born March 15, 1868. Their children: Orson, died; Frank;
Earl; Ada; Meloin; Frederick; Oliver.

Missionary to England 1887-88; member 10th quorum sev
enties; high priest; bishop's counselor of 9th ward for 23
years. Teacher. Helped build Gardo house and temple in
Salt Lake City.



BROWN, JONATHAN (son of Jonathan Brown, born April

23, 1794, Bristol, Eng., and Frances Mary Primrose, born
Oct. 8, 1796. Norfolk, Eng.). He was born July 31, 1818, in
England. Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1853, Claudius V. Spencer
company.

Married Sarah Couzins Oct. 31, 1838 (daughter of Georg
Couzins and Ann Herridge), who was born March 7, 1819.
Their children: Henry William b. Oct. 10, 1839, m. Sarah A.
Killpack March 15, 1869; Edwin b. June 24, 1841, m. Des-
demona Fox June 12, 1865; Elizabeth b. Jan. 28, 1843, m.
Chancey G. Webb April 7, 1868; Charles b. Jan. 14, 1845, d,
June 24, 1860; Emma b. Jan. 12, 1850, m. Job Reading Feb.
8, 1870; Sarah Ann b. Sept. 1, 1846, m. J. C. Peterson Dec.
31, 1864; Ellen b. Aug. 3, 1851, d. April 29, 1853; Maria Ellen
b. March 23, 1853, d. Oct. 5, 1853; Mary Frances b. April 9.
1857, m. James B. Henry July 25, 1878; Albert G. C. b. Dec.
13. 1859, m. Hannah Thompson April 24, 1881. Family home
Murray, Utah.

Married Ann Langfleld Nov. 22, 1856, Salt Lake City
(daughter of James Langfleld). She was born at Newbury,
England. Only child. Elizabeth Ann b. Sept. 1857, m. Alex-
ander Bowman.

Member 23d quorum seventies; treasurer of Reading
branch of London, Eng.

BROWN, HENRY W. (son of Jonathan Brown and Sarah
Couzins). Born Oct. 10, 1839, Newbury, Eng.

Married Sarah Ann Killpack March 15, 1869, Salt Lake
City (daughter of John and Frances Killpack, former a pio-
neer 1864). She was born Aug. 8, 1851. Their children:
Henry J. b. March 12, 1870, d. Aug. 20, 1889; Frances Sarah
b. Dec. 19, 1871, d. Sept. 22, 1877; Charles b. Sept. 28, 1873,
m. Hilma Johnson Jan. 18, 1899; Elizabeth Rachel b. July
22. 1875, m. James Dunster Oct. 23, 1894; George E. b. Aug.
12, 1877, m. May Rawlings Oct. 31, 1903; Arthur W. b. June

24, 1879, m. Ivie May Turner Oct. 21, 1903; John Louis b.
July 6, 1881, m. Lucy E. Fisher Sept. 2, 1903; Lavinla Louisa
b. April 20, 1884, m. James W. Gaboon June 20, 1906; Esther
Lillace b. June 15, 1886, m. Melvin R. Fisher Feb. 27, 1907;
Zina Merl b. July 7, 1890, m. Andrew H. Bennion Oct. IB,
1907. Family home Murray, Utah.

Member 61st quorum seventies; missionary to England
1881-83; councilman for 72d quorum seventies. Road super-
visor South Cottonwood 20 years; president East Jordan
Irrigation company, also serving as secretary, treasurer and
director. Chairman board of canals; school trustee 15 years.



BROWN, JOSEPH. Born In Manasquam, N. J. Came to
Utah in early days.

Married Ann Curtis at Salt Lake City. Their children:
Benjamin, m. Rebecca Webb; Elizabeth, m. Elbert East-

mond; Sidney, m. Eleanor ; Samuel, m. Katherine ;

Prudence, m. Lafayette Granger. Family home Salt Lake
City.

Ship builder; carpenter; merchant.



BROWN, JOSEPH SMITH (son of James Brown and Mary
McCrea of Ogden, Utah, pioneers July 29, 1847, with Mor-
mon Battalion). Born Jan. 4, 1856, Ogden, Utah.

Married Sarah Wealthea Patton March 8, 1876 (daughter
of William Cornwall Patton and Welthea Eddy of Pay-
son, Utah, pioneers). She was born Oct. 22, 1858. Their
children: Joseph Smith Jr., m. Ada Myrtle Stanford;
Welthea May, m. Job E. Hemsley; Henry Alonzo, m. Lola
Smith; Mary Josephine, m. George Oakey; James William
died; George David, m. Blanch Smith; Margaret Viola, m.



Adnia E. Bramwell; Leroy Patten, m. Hazel Smith; Sidney
Earl; Wendell Eddy died. Family home Piano, Idaho.
Farmer. Died March 22, 1903, Idaho Falls, Idaho.

BROWN, HENRT ALONZO (son of Joseph Smith Brown
and Sarah Welthea Patton). Born June 30, 1880, Oxford,
Idaho.

Married Lola Smith June 7, 1912, Salt Lake City (daughter
of William Smith and Annie Mathews of Egin Idaho) She
was born Dec. 22, 1885. Only child: Esther b. March 27,

Missionary to California 1908-10. Farmer.



BROWN, PHILANDER (son of William Brown and Diantha
Soreland). Born April 10, 1826, Rush, Monroe county, N. Y.
Came to Utah Sept. 4, 1860, Franklin Brown company.

Married Orilla Leavitt Oct. 13, 1848 (daughter of John
Leavitt and Lucy Fish), who was born Feb. 10, 1829. Only
child: Horace b. July 23, 1849, d. Aug. 7, 1849.

Married Elizabeth Dobney Short Feb. 6, 1864, Salt Lake
City (daughter of William John Short, pioneer Sept. 4, 1863,
Capt. Patterson company, and Elizabeth Curtis, married
Oct. 27, 1834, Islington, Eng.). She was born Nov. 24, 1841,
London, Eng. Their children: Zina Elizabeth b. Oct. 17.
1865, m. Harold Hardy Nov. 19, 1884; Emily Orilla b. Dec.
8, 1866, m. T. H. Maxfleld July 14, 1892; Philander Franklin
b. Dec. 21. 1868, died; Charles Hyrum b. March 13, 1870, m.
Ella Harton Oct. 24, 1891; Mary Emiline b. June 26, 1871
m. H. B. Hales April 1, 1903; Harvey Alfred b. Sept. 24.
1872; William John b. Jan. 24, 1874, m. Etta Clinger Dec. 6,
1895; Ellen Adell b. May 19, 1875, m. Ellis Maxfleld Aug. 11,
1897; B. Jarrel b. Feb. 6, 1877, died; Phebe Diantha b. Dec.
26, 1878, m. W. E. Hardy Sept. 7, 1898; George Albert b. Feb.
23, 1880, m. Julia Ramsy Nov. 14, 1900. Family home Provo,
Utah.

President 74th and 34th quorum seventies; missionary.
Road supervisor; railroad foreman between Salt Lake City
and Frisco, Utah.

BROWN, GEORGE ALBERT (son of Philander Brown and
Elizabeth Dobney Short). Born Feb. 23, 1880, Provo, Utah.

Married Julia Ramsey Nov. 14, 1900, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George W. Ramsey and Amanda Ross), who
was born Jan. 27, 1881. Their children: Emily H. b. Aug.
7, 1901; Ellis S. b. Feb. 17, 1904; Albert R. b. Dec. 6, 1905;
Mervin M. b. June 13, 1908; Erma F. b. Jan. 22, 1911. Fam-
ily home Provo, Utah.

Missionary to New Zealand three years. Merchant.



BROWN, RICHARD DANIELS (son of William Daniels
Brown and Grace Fairhurst of Wigan, Lancashire, Eng.).
Born March 1, 1811, at Wigan. Came to Utah Oct. 4, 1864,
William S. Warren company.

Married Margaret Parkinson Sept. 11, 1830 (daughter of
Thomas Parkinson and Sarah Southworth), who was born
May 12, 1811, and came to Utah with husband. Their chil-
dren: William D. b. Jan. 1836, m. Hannah Hardman 1865;
Thomas b. Dec. 16, 1838, m. Esther Wardle March 19, 1861;
Mary Ann b. Jan. 1840, m. John McCullough; Elizabeth b.
Oct. 28, 1841, m. Peter Later May 25, 1863; Catherine b.
June 8, 1844, m. James Fields Aug. 1868; Richard Daniels
b. May 27, 1846, m. Lucy A. Enzlow Field Dec. 5, 1870; Mar-
garet b. May 6, 1849, m. Edward Hemsley; Rebecca b. Nov.
30, 1850, m. Noah Wardle; Sarah Jane b. Oct. 1852, m. Abra-
ham Redford; Josiah Hyrum b. Jan. 6, 1856, m. Sariah
Rawson.

Elder. Farmer. Died June 22, 1893, Harrisville, Utah.

BROWN, RICHARD DANIELS (son of Richard Daniels
Brown and Margaret Parkinson). Born May 27, 1846, Man-
chester, Lancashire, Eng.

Married Lucy A. Enzlow Field Dec. 6, 1870 (daughter of
Elza Enzlow and Mary Field, married 1848). She was born
Nov. 30, 1849, and came to Utah 1851. Their children: Her-
bert b. March 20, 1873, m. Margaret Robson Nov. 8, 1893;
Richard Roy b. May 10, 1875, m. Cenerva Miller Nov. 14.
1903; Mary Margaret b. April 6, 1877; Elza b. July 29, 1878.
m. Hattie Rex Nov. 1900; Lucy Effle b. Dec. 9, 1880, m. Ar-
thur E. Wilson March 4, 1898.

Married Mary Elizabeth Olmstead July 15, 1885. Logan,
Utah (daughter of Hyrum Olmstead and Sarah Elizabeth
Hammond, pioneers 1847, Company C, Mormon Battalion).
She was born Nov. 29, 1861, Riverdale, Utah.

Married Betsy Fish July 29, 1889, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Jabez Fish and Henrietta Stott). Only child: Thomas
Lawrence Brown.

Married Emily Schofleld May 20, 1904, Layton, Utah
(daughter of Joseph Schofleld and Lavlna Parkinson). Their
children: Verna Elizabeth; William Ray; Victor Leland.

Filled two missions to Europe; president 60th quorum
seventies 10 years; secretary to 60th quorum seventies 12
years; superintendent Sunday schools 10 years; assistant
superintendent Sunday schools 20 years. Postmaster Har-
risville six years; city sexton at Ogden 1906-10, 1912-13.



BROWN, ROBERT (son of Charles and Jane Brown). Born
May 14, 1831, St. Paul's, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Eng. Came
to Utah Oct. 1, 1862, Joseph Home company.

Married Ann Evans Nov. 18, 1852 (daughter of William
Evans and Frances Russell, latter a pioneer Oct. 1, 1862).



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She was born July 28, 1834. Their children: Henry Wil-
liam Evans b. July 14, 1854, m. Charlotte Elizabeth Taylor
Dec. 9, 1880; Robert William b. June 20, 1856, m. Mary T.
Todd Jan. 8, 1896; Edmund J. b. March 3, 1864, m. Olive T.
Butterfleld Oct. 25, 1886; William A. b. June 6, 1866, m.
Emily Todd Jan. 15, 1890; Rachel Emily Jane b. Sept. 30;
1872, m. Albert S. Gibbs Jan. 13, 1892; George T. b. June 30,
1875, m. Emeretta Miller Sept. 16, 1898; Ellen Maria b. June
17, 1878, m. Charles W. Malustrom Feb. 28, 1898. Family
home South Murray, Utah.
Farmer and rancher.

BROWN, HENRY WILLIAM EVANS (son of Robert Brown
and Ann Evans). Born July 14, 1854, St. Nicholas parish,
Bristol, Eng.

Married Charlotte Elizabeth Taylor Dec. 9, 1880, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Peter Taylor and Sarah Brent), who was
born Sept. 5, 1858, Middlesex, London. Their children:
Maude Elizabeth b. June 26, 1882, m. Royal Bateman; Tresas
b. March 2, 1884. Family home South Murray, Utah.

Miner and smelterman.



BROWN, SAMUEL A. M. (son of Samuel Brown and Julia
Maland of Salt Lake City). Born September, 1888.

Married Ethel Lees Jan. 29, 1908, Salt Lake City, Bishop
McMillan officiating- (daughter of Josiah Lees and Mary Ann
Boyden, pioneers Sept. 3, 1860, James W. Ross company).
She was born Jan. 11, 1887, Salt Lake City. Only child:
Jack M. b. July IB, 1912.



BROWN, THOMAS B. (son of Thomas Brown and Jemima
Rodgers of Salt Lake City). Born Dec. 27, 1824, Bath, Som-
ersetshire, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 25, 1856, Richard
Ballantyne company.

Married Jane White May 13, 1857, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Isaac White of North Ogden, Utah), who was born
1830. Their children: Thomas F., m. Susan Dudman;
Louise d. aged 2; Jane M. d. aged 16; Elizabeth A.; m. Lo-
renzo Waldram; Mary E., m. John Shaw; Rose E., m. Wil-
liam Bailey; Kate E., m. John Ward; Celia E.

Married Eliza Brown March 14. 1863, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Brown of North Oregon). Their chil-
dren: John H., m. Elizabeth A. Roylance; George, m. Maud
Dudman; Ellen, m. Arthur G. Barrett; Emily, m. Joseph
Folkman; William C. d. infant; Harriet, m. Thomas Barrett;
Nephi J., m. Vilate Taylor. Family resided North Ogden,
Utah.

Member 10th quorum seventies; high priest. Cabinet-
maker and farmer. Died June 18, 1899.



BROWN, THOMAS JAMES (son of James and Mary Brown
of New Jersey). Born Sept. 20, 1837, in New Jersey.

Married AHhea Chamberlain 1860, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of John Chamberlain and Amy Airy of New Jersey).
She was born May 1846. Their children: James A., m.
Rose Frances Morris; Mary Emma, m. James Kelly; Alice
A., m. Thomas Taylor, who died, m. Henry Heaton; Charles
W., m. Adele Lee; Ernest W.; Edna L., m. Clyde L. Bailey.
Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Seventy; teacher. Florist and nurseryman. Died Oct. 22,
1905.

BROWN, JAMES A. (son of Thomas James Brown and Al-
thea Chamberlain). Born Oct. 27, 1867, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Married Rose Frances Morris Dec. 18, 1890, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Elias Morris and Mary Parry of Newmarket,
Wales, pioneers of 1869). She was born Sept. 20, 1864.
Their children: Sydney Vaughn b. Feb. 2, 1892; Irvin W.
b. Dec. 22, 1894; Morris S. b. June 27, 1897; Florence L. b.
Sept. 15, 1898; Allen J. and Vernon b. March 29, 1900. Fam-
ily home Salt Lake City, Utah.

KeaJt estate and investment agent.



BROWN, WILLIAM (son of John and Eliza Brown of Lon-
don, Eng.). Came to Utah 1852.

Married Hannah Richardson (Hatton) October, 1852, Salt
Lake City (daughter of Aaron Richardson and Sarah Hig-
glns of Salt Lake City, pioneers Sept. 1852). Their chil-
dren: Hannah b. Aug. 15, 1853, m. Heber Odekirk; Cath-
erine Elizabeth b. Oct. 31, 1855, m. Samuel J. Merrill.

Hannah Richardson was the widow of William Hatton.
whom she married at Plumbley, near Knutsford, Cheshire,
Eng. He was drafted in the army and went to Mexico,
where he died. Their children: Sarah b. Sept. 2, 1842,
m. Robert Mickel; Mary b. June 6, 1844, m. Austin Merrill;
Fannie b. Dsc. 25, 1846, d. Infant.



BROWN, WILLIAM PARKER. Born May 6, 1816, Notting-
hamshire, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 4, 1863, Capt. Patterson
oxteam corQpany.

Married Charlotte Parker March 28, 1841. She was born
July 16, 1818, and died July 4, 1854, St. Louis, Mo. Their
children: Emma b. Dec. 24, 1841, d. June 28, 1855; Henry
b. July 31, 1843, d. Sept. 20, 1843; Henry b. Aug. 16. 1844,
d. April 18, 1845; Ann b. March 1846. d. Aug. B, 1846; John,
b. Jan. 29, 1848, m. Esther Sargent; William b. May 25,



1850, d. April 17, 1876; Sarah Ann b. Dec. 21, 1851, m. William
Wilkinson; Joseph b. Aug. 12. 1853, d. June 30, 1854. Family
resided in England, and at St. Louis, Mo.

Married Mary Ann Blanchard Dec. 24, 1854, St. Louis, Mo.,
who was born Aug. 9, 1828, and died May 7. 1909. Their chil-
dren: Milo b. Dec. 15, 1855. m. Abbie Winters; George b.
Aug. 15, 1857 (d. July 3, 1910), m. Minnie Peterson; Thomas
James b. Nov. 23, 1859, d. Sept. 11, 1864; Enoch b. Feb. 21.
1862, m. Emma Steadman, m. Mary Elizabeth Jones; Han-
nah Mariah b, Feb. 6. 1864, m. Charles Heber West; Ben-
jamin b. March 24, 1866, m. Emma Steadman; Martha Amelia
b. June 21, 1868, m. George Sumner Harris; Edwin James
b. Sept. 8. 1870, d. June 15. 1879. Family home Hoytsville,
Utah.

High pr'est; member stake high council; ward teacher;
home missionary; choir leader. Roadmaster on Union Pa-
cific R. R. Farmer and stockraiser. Died June 14. 1903.

BROWN, ENOCH (son of William Parker Brown and Mary
Ann Blanchard). Born Feb. 21, 1862, St. Louis, Mo.

Married Emma Steadman Dec. 3, 1884, Logan, Utah
(daughter of George Steadman and Mary Ann Neeves of
Lenham, Kentshlre, Eng.). She was born Sept. 27, 1862, at
Stalisfleld, Kentshire, and died Nov. 18, 1887. Their chil-
dren: Enoch Edwin b. Sept. 5. 1885. m. Lizzie Sargent; Mary
Ann b. Aug. 17. 1887, d. same day. Family resided West
Jordan and Hoytsville, Utah.

Married Mary Elizabeth Jones Jan. 20, 1897, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Elisha Tannehill Jones and Sarah Persin-
g-er of Pocotaligo, W. Va., latter came to Utah in 1897). She
was born Aug. 10, 1868, at Pocotaligo. Their children:



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