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born Feb. 11, 1849, at Centerville. Came to Utah 1857, Jacob

Married Margaret E. Cutler Feb. 1, 1877 (daughter of
Royal James Cutler, pioneer 1852, and Margaret Ross, pio-
neer 1853, Capt. Empey company, and who were married Dec.
8 1857 Salt Lake City). She was born July 29, 1860. Their
children: John Cutler b. Feb. 6, 1878, m. Annie M. Levanger
Sept. 22, 1897; Rosanah b. Dec. 15, 1879, m. Hyrum Justet
Aug. 18, 1900. Family home Glendale, Utah.

Married Ann Elizabeth Hopkins Jan. 10, 1890, Manti, Utah
(daughter of Leprelet J. Hopkins, pioneer 1858, with John-
ston's army, and Ann Spendlove, pioneer Oct. 4, 1864, Capt.



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W. S. Warren company; they were married March 18, 1865,
Virgin City, Utah). She was born Feb. 23, 1867, Toquerville,
Utah. Their children: Ethel b. Oct. 27, 1890; Walter Stilley
b. Oct. 29, 1894; Frank Gould b. Sept. IB, 1898; Ella b. Dec.
6, 1905.

Assisted to bring immigrants to Utah 1866; first and sec-
ond counselor to Bishops James Leithead and M. D. Harris,
Glendale ward, 1877-79; also to Bishop Royal J. Cutler 1879-
94; presiding priest Glendale ward 1894-98; president Y. M.
M. I. A. 1876; high councilor Sept. 2, 1900, to September 1908;
missionary to southern states 1881-83. Director Glendale
Irrigation Co. 25 years. Member district school board 22
years. Sunday school superintendent 1884-96; bishop Glen-
dale ward 1908.



CARPENTER, WILLIAM H. (son of Hiram Carpenter and
Elizabeth Schermerhorn). Born July 22, 1820, Glenville,
Schenectady county, N. Y. Came to Utah July 29, 1847,
James Brown company.

Married Cynthia Triphosa Wetherbee Nov. 28, 1849, Cen-
terville, New York (daughter of William "Wetherbee and
Laura Doubleday of Gallands Grove, Pottawattamie county,
Iowa, pioneers June, 1S52). She was born Dec. 11. 1827,
and died Nov. 30, 1854. Their children: Joseph Wetherbee
b. March 17, 1852, m. Annie Burdett Randall Feb. 4, 1875;
Cynthia, d. March 23, 1854. Family home Bloomington,
Utah.

Married Marmora Sheffield Feb. 13, 1855, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Anson Sheffield and Maria Mott), who was
born Aug. 8, 1838. Their children: William Sheffield b. May
13, 1856; Marmora C. Fawcett b. Aug. 22, 1866; Brigham Car-
penter b. Feb. 8, 1876. Family home Bloomington, Utah.

Married Marie Aeschlimann. Their children: Alfred; Mary
Agnes, -d. aged 8 years. Family home Bloomington, Utah.

High priest. Broom maker and farmer. Died May 8,
1894, St. George, Utah.

CARPENTER, JOSEPH WETHERBEE (son of William H.
Carpenter and Cynthia Triphosa Wetherbee). Born March
17, 1852, Gallands Grove, Iowa.

Married Annie Burdett Randall Feb. 4, 1875, at St. George,
Utah (daughter of Joseph Henry Randall and Anne Burdett
of St. George, pioneers 1853 and 1856, respectively). She
was born Dec. 1, 1857. Their children: Annie May b. May
1, 1878, m. John A. Stringham; Leah Jemima b. Sept. 3,
1883, m. Joseph S. Hodges; Louisa b. Jan. 31, 1887, m. Ed-
ward Augustine Guerrero; Ethel b. Jan. 30, 1891; Joseph
Edgar b. May 26, 1894; Rudolph Adelbert b. June 29, 1898.
Family home Central, Utah.

Member 29th quorum seventies; high priest. Justice of
peace and postmaster, at Bloomington, Utah. Farmer and
horticulturist; watch and clock repairer. Published "The
Enterprise," then called "The Union," at St. George, Utah.



CARRUTH, WILLIAM (son of William Carruth and Mary
Barr). Born March 11, 1825, in Renfrewshire, Scotland.
Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1848, Brigham Young company.

Married Margaret Ell wood Feb. 12, 1848, in Renfrewshire
(daughter of Gibson Ellwood and Margaret Duncan of Ren-
frewshire). She was born July 7, 1827. Their children:
Margaret b. April 10, 1849. d. April 12, 1849; William b.
April 29, 1850, m. Emma Wilde May 9, 1870; Mary Barr b.
Aug. 2, 1852, m. Joseph A. Fisher; Ann Eliza b. Aug. 11,
1854, m. Samuel S. Cluff; John Gibson b. Feb. 1, 1857, m.
Jane Black; Marion b. April 28, 1859, m. John L. Russell;
Jane Agnes b. March 27, 1861, m. A. D. Chamberlain; George
McKenzie b. June 29, 1863, m. Susan Elizabeth Daniels.
Family home Coalville, Utah.

Counselor to Bishop Andrew Cahoon of South Cottonwoed
ward, 1858-61. Died Nov. 3, 1864.

CARRUTH, WILLIAM (son of William Carruth and Mar-
garet Ellwood). He was born April 29, 1850, Murray, Utah.

Married Emma Wilde May 9, 1870, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Henry Brown Wilde and Sarah Hewlett of South-
hampton, Eng., pioneers 1852). She was born Jan. 19, 1849.
Their children: Margaret Emma b. May 21, 1871, m. Josiah
Lewis Rhead; William Henry b. Aug. 27, 1872, m. Eliza Jane
Barber; Joseph Theron b. Sept. 24. 1874, m. Sarah J. Hodson;
Sarah Annie b. Sept. 26, 1876; Nellie Jane b. Oct. 6, 1878, m.
Albert Becker; Mary Edith b. May 11, 1881, m. John J.
Johnson; John Ellwood b. March 12, 1883, m. Eliza Jane
Branch; Maud Marion b. Dec. 14, 1884; Ray Thomas b. Nov.
13, 1886; Effle Ellen b. Sept. 22, 1889; Frank Wilde b. April
26, 1893. Family home Coalville, Utah.

County commissioner. Summit county 1896-98. High coun-
cilor Summit stake, 1903-12.



CARSOIV, WILLIAM (son of George Carson and Anne Huff).
Born Jan. 8, 1818, in Wayne county, Pa. Came to Utah 1851,
Capt. Harrison company.

Married Crilla Egbert June 10, 1820. Their children:
John A.; Mary Ann, m. J. R. Walker; George W., m. Agatha
Morgan; Samuel, m. Marintha Burton 1868; William, m. Jen-
nett Park 1880. Family home Fairfield, Utah.

Married Lula Goddard 1854, Salt Lake City. Their chil-
dren: Stephen; Oscar; Isabel!.

Married Ann McMind, who was born May 15, 1883. Their
children: Washington; Julia, m. Thomas Walters; Mary, m.
Mr. Daw 1886; M., m. James Park 1882; Lewis b. July 1867;
Henry m. Hattie McLane; Frank; Edith. Family home
Fairfleld, Utah. Died Dec. 25, 1901



CARSON, GEORGE W. (son of William Carson and Crilla
Egbert). He was born May 4, 1844, Hancock county, 111.

Married Agatha Morgan Dec. 25, 1867, Fairfleld, Utah
(daughter of David Morgan and Hannah Turner of Fairfleld,
pioneers 1861, Ira Eldredge company). She was born
March 30, 1850. Their children: Mary H. b. Oct. 5, 1867, m.
Henry H. Hales; George W. b. Aug. 12, 1869, died; Charles H.
b. Aug-. 6, 1870, m. Ella Nixon; Crilla U. b. June 1, 1872, m.
James Just; Agatha b. March 30, 1874, m. Abe Hodge; Mag-
gie M. b. Nov. 29, 1876. d. 1880; George L. b. Sept. 29, 1878;
Elsie M. b. Aug. 29, 1880, m. Myrlin Jones; Lenora b. May
29, 1882, died; Olive b. May 6, 1884, m. Arthur Dahlstrom;
Edna b. Aug. 4, 1886, m. William Twitchell; Ernest b. June
19, 1888, d. 3903; Myrtle b. May 17, 1890; Jesse b. Jan. 11,
1892; James H. b. Jan. 14, 1894. Family home Fairfleld, Utah.



CARTER, GEORGE (son of John Carter and Mary Pinner).
Born April 2, 1&41, Bridgenorth, Shropshire, Eng. Came to
Utah 1868.

Married Fannie Brown (daughter of William Brown and
Frances Sexton, latter pioneer 1868, McCarty company).
She was born April 6, 1840. Their children: William H. b.
March 7, 1866, m. Kate Willmore Sept. 1, 1886; Sarah Ada b.
Oct. 9, 1869, m. William L. Taylor Feb. 4, 1886; Fannie b.
May 9, 1872, m. Walter E. Moody Nov. 25, 1895; Thomas G. b.
July 12, 1877, m. Luda E. Clayton March 27, 1901.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1868. Settled at
Nephi, Utah; later moved to Logan. Employe Utah North-
ern railroad until his death, July 24, 1905.

CARTER, WILLIAM H. (son of George Carter and Fannie
Brown). Born March 7, 1866, Leamington, Eng.

Married Kate Willmore Sept. 1, 3886, Battle Creek, Idaho
(daughter of Thomas Willmore and Louisa Baldwin), who
was born Oct. 28, 1862, Birmingham, Eng. Their children:
Clara May b. July 3, 1887, m. Jarvis Henderson Aug. 16, 1911;
Frances Louisa b. Aug. 12, 1889, m. Isaac Elwell Oct. 16,
1911; Ernest W. b. Oct. 11, 1891; Jesse W. b. Oct. 16, 1893;
George Washington b. Feb. 22, 1896; Kate Irene b. July 9,
1898; Emma Ada b. Oct. 21, 1900; Leah Maud b. Sept. 3, 1904.
Family home Preston, Idaho.

Started to work for the old Utah Northern railroad at the
age of fifteen, and Is still engaged with Oregon Short line.



CARTER, JAMES PERRY (son of Josiah and Rebecca Car-
ter). Born Feb. 23, 1827, Glutton, Somersetshire, Eng.
Came to Utah September, 1861.

Married Harriet Wood Feb. 12, 1853, Tredegar, Wales
(daughter of Thomas and Mary Wood), who was born June
6, 1830, Herefordshire, Eng., and died April 11, 1895. Their
children: Josiah James b. July 20, 1854, d. May 6, 1859; Eliz-
abeth Ann b. March 15, 1857, d. May 4, 1859; Catherine Esther
b. May 12, 1859, m. Mosiah Evans Dec. 14, 1882; Mary Ann
Rosalee b. Sept. 1, 1861, m. Charles Woodhouse; Harriet Jane
b. Feb. 23, 1864, d. July 21, 1865; James b. Jan. 10, 1866, m.
Ellen Gough; Clara Cleopatra m. April 1, 1868, m. Clancy S.
Mowry; Nessey Maud b. Nov. 13, 1870, d. Oct. 18, 1878. Fam-
ily home Lehi, Utah.

Married Amy Lewis Oct. 8, 1897, Salt Lake City (daughter
of John Lewis and Elizabeth Griffith), who was born June 9,
1830, Cardiff, Wales.

Settled at Lehi. Leader of Lehl tabernacle choir twenty
years; leader Lehl martial band. School trustee 13 years;
member militia in early days. Died Oct. II, 1898.



CARTER, JOHN (son of John Carter and Ellen Jackson).
Born Jan. 26, 1846, Preston, Lancashire, England. Came
to Utah Nov. 30, 1856. Edward Martin handcart company.

Married Almeda Janette McArthur March 10, 1868, Mount
Pleasant, Utah (daughter of Washington Perry McArthur
and Urania Gregg of Mount Pleasant, pioneers 1848, inde-
pendent company). She was born Oct. 29, 1847, Fort Madison,
Iowa, and died Dec. 19, 1900. Their children: John Perry b.
Dec. 28, 1868, m. Rozette Howard; Ella Urania b. Sept. 19,
1870, m. Henry M. Todd; Charles Byron b. Aug. 9, 1872, m. Ba-
tilda O. Madsen; Abbie C. b. Oct. 10, 1874, m. Andrew C.
Madsen; Carrie Louisa b. Nov. 1, 1876, m. Averett McCarty;
Mary A. b. Aug. 7, 1879, m. Fred Stansfield; Samuel Anth-
nell b. Sept 23, 1883, m. Susan Ashton July 30, 1913; Parlen
b. July 23, 1886, m. Oceana Brandon; Almeda May b. April
14, 1890. Family home Mount Pleasant, Utah.

Married Annie Groves Nov. 27, 1901, Manti, Utah (daugh-
ter of Joseph Groves and Miriam Wood of Denholm, York-
shire, Eng., both died in England). She was born April 26,
1869. Their children: Miriam May b. June 29, 1904; John
Groves b. Aug. 6, 1906.

Member 66th quorum seventies, 1882; senior president 16
years; missionary to Georgia 1880-82; to England 1899-1900
and 1908-10; Sunday school superintendent five years; home
missionary 20 years. County selectman two terms; sheriff
two terms; constable ten years; councilman three terms;
mayor one term; marshal three terms; justice of peace two
terms. MInuteman in Black Hawk Indian war three years.
First settled at Pleasant Grove, 1856, moved to Mount Pleas-
ant April 1859. Farmer and stockraiser.



CARTER, SIMEON (son of Gideon Carter of Thllling-worth,
Middlesex county. Conn., and Joanna Simms of Connecti-
cut). Born June 7, 1794. Came to Utah Aug. 15, 1850, Or-
son Hyde company.

His first wife bore him two daughters and one son. She
presumably died at Nauvoo, where this family resided.



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Married Louisa H. Gibbons Nov. 14, 1849 (daughter of
Samuel Gibbons and Louisa Holland), who was born Jan.
25, 1828, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Eng.. and came to Utah
with her husband. Their children: Simeon b. Dec. 1, 1850, m.
Ellen Sheffield March 13, 1877; Louisa Jane b. Aug. 23,
1852, m. Thomas H. Wilde 1877; Samuel b. April 1, 1853, m.
Lena Christensen Nov. 7, 1877. Family home Brigham City,
Utah.

Deacon; high priest; missionary to England and the
states. Died Feb. 3, 1869.

CARTER. SIMEON (son of Simeon Carter and Louisa Gib-
bons). Born Dec. 1, 1850, Salt Lake City.

Married Ellen Sheffield March 13, 1877, at Brigham City
(daughter of James Sheffield and Sarah A. Wilmer), who
was born Feb. 5, 1860, Northampton, Eng. Their children:
Louisa b. Jan. 15. 1878; Ellen F. b. Sept. 29, 1879, m. D. S.
McQuee Nov. 4, 1901; Jane Aleda b. Jan. 21, 1882, m. Joseph
H. Wallis Aug. 23, 1905; Vilate G. b. March 21, 1885, m. Jos-
eph Primrose March 1, 1909; Eveline Lena b. June 21, 1887,
m. Heber Stokes Oct. 26, 1910; Amelia A. b. Feb. 26, 1890, m.
Vance H. Tingey Aug. 22, 1910; Wilmer Simeon b. Sept. 21,
1892; Vera Eliza b. March 14, 1895. Family home Brigham
City.

Elder; high priest.



John; Vilate Sussannah; Wilford b. July 11 1879; Duck-
worth; Frank b. Jan. 28, 1884; James; Charles b. Sept. 21,
1892; Ulysses. Family home Beaver, Utah.

High priest 14 years. Minuteman in Utah militia. Black-
smith.



CARTER, WILLIAM (son of Thomas Carter and Sarah
Parker). Born Feb. 12, 1821, Sudbury, Herefordshire,
Eng. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married Ellen Benbow Dec. 5, 1843, Nauvoo, 111. (daughter
of William Benbow and Mary Jones of Winslow parish,
Eng.). who was born May 25, 1825. Their children: William
John B. b. June 29, 1862, m. Lottie R. Smith Feb. 2, 1882;
Marian B. b. Nov. 1, 1857, m. Frank Richard Bentley Nov.
8, 1877; Eunice B. b. Feb. 23, 1864, m. John Moody Feb. 26,
1883.

Married Harriet Temperance Utley Nov. 29, 1853, Salt
Lake City (daughter of Samuel Utley and Maria Berry of
Perry county, Alabama). She was born July 13, 1835. Their
children: Samuel U. b. Sept. 22, 1854, m. Mary Ann Rankin;
Isabella U. b. March 10, 1857, m. Willard Pixton; Willard U.
b. July 19, 1859, m. Jane Thomas; Henry Lafayette U. b.
Sept. 2, 1861, m. Alice Nelson; Jacob U. b. June 27, 1863, m.
Mamie Blair; Sarah Elizabeth U. b. Feb. 8, 1866, m. Ephraim
Harkes; Harriet Maria U. b. March 24, 1868, m. Preston
Thomas; James U. b. Aug. 27, 1877. Family resided at Salt
Lake City and St. George, Utah.

Married Sophrona Ellen Turnbow Feb. 8, 1857, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Samuel Turnbow and Sylvia Caroline
Hart, pioneers 1848). She was born Feb. 23, 1841. Their
children: Adeline T. b. April 27, 1859, m. Walter Kemp; Wil-
ford J. T. b. June 1, 1862; Franklin T. b. Aug. 4, 1864, m.
Sarah Hemingway; Milton T. b. Feb. 7, 1867; Samuel Amos
T. b. Sept. 13, 1869, m. Maggie Everett; Sylvira Caroline T.
b. March 27, 1872, m. Milton Turnbow; Sophrona T. b. Oct.
13, 1874, m. Clifford Langdon; Mary Annie T. b. July 1, 1877,
m. Charley Johnson; Austin C. b. Sept, 20, 1879. Family
home St. George, Utah.

Seventy; high priest; counselor to Bishop Hoagland of
Salt Lake City 1856-61; counselor to Bishop Robert Gard-
ner of St. George; missionary to Florence, Neb. 1857-58.
Plowed first half acre of land In Utah.

CARTER, WILLIAM JOHN BENBOW (son of William Car-
ter and Ellen Benbow). Born June 29, 1852, Salt Lake City.

Married Lottie R. Smith Feb. 2, 1882, St. George, Utah
(daughter of John L. Smith and Augusta Cleveland of
Salt Lake City). Their children: John Cleveland b. Dec.
7, 1882, d. March 7, 1909; Ellen b. May 5, 1885; Augusta B.
b. June 27, 1888; Metta b. March 12, 1890, m. R. A. Morris,
Jr., Sept. 21, 1912; Don Smith b. May 31, 1892; Isabell b.
Nov. 5, 1896, d. Nov. 19, 1896. Family home St. George,
Utah.

Missionary to England 1877-79; member high council St.
George stake. Pioneer to St. George. Indian war veteran.
Farmer. Died March 9, 1908, St. George.



CARTWHIGHT, THOMAS (son of Thomas and Jane Cart-
wright). Born Dec. 23, 1814, Wigan, Lancashire, Eng. Came
to Utah 1849, Milo Andrus company.

Married Jane Allen 1844 (daughter of Robert Allen and
Jane Allen). She came to Utah with her husband. Their
children: Joseph Henry b. March 6, 1845, m. Sarah Ann
Grimshaw; Mary, m. John Matthews; Thomas Henry, m.
Sarah Wardley; Caroline, m. William Anderson; Cedaresse
C., m. Marcus L. Shepherd; Jane, m. Hyrum Baldwin. Fam-
ily resided in Iron and Beaver counties, Utah.

Settled in Iron county, 1850, and followed the trade of
blacksmith and made the first plows in Iron county, as well
as the first woolen carding machine in southern Utah. He
was a member of the high priest's quorum.

CARTWRIGHT, JOSEPH HENRY (son of Thomas Cart-
wright and Jane Allen). Born March 6, 1845, Liverpool,
Eng.

Married Sarah Ann Grimshaw Feb. 8, 1866, Beaver, Utah
(daughter of John Grimshaw and Alice Whitaker, pioneers
1863, Peter Nebeker company): She was born Jan. 5, 1849,
Tottington, Eng. Their children: Alice b. Nov. 6, 1866;
Sarah Jane; Thomas b. April 20, 1869, m. Eliza Carlow; Eliz-
abeth b. July 9, 1871, m. Charles Murdock; Joseph Hyrum;



CARTWRIGHT, JOHN (son of William Cartwright and
Charlotte Hood of Church Gresley, Derbyshire, Eng.) Born
July 2, 1837 at Derbyshire, England. Came to Utah Sept. 4,
1859, with George Rowley handcart company.

Married Ann Hardwick Jan. 30, 1859, at Burton-on-Trent,
Derbyshire, Eng. (daughter of John Hardwick and Ann
Sandlant of Woodville, Derbyshire, Eng.). They came to
Utah Sept. 4, 1859 with George Rowley handcart company.
She was born Aug. 6, 1837. Their children: John William
died at 16 months; Thos. H., m. Elizabeth Smith; Edith H.,
m. J. G. McDonald; John A., m. Nellie Liddle; Annie E., m.
Charles F. Solomon; Myrtle, m. William Murdock. Family
home Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England 1883 to 1885; priest of 10th quorum
of seventies; superintendent of Sunday school; bishop's
counselor. Manufacturer of crockery; merchant.

CARTWRIGHT, THOMAS HYRUM (son of John Cartwright
and Ann Hardwick). Born Oct. 5, 1863, at Salt Lake City.

Married Elizabeth Smith Sept. 1. 1892, at Logan (daugh-
ter of George Albert Smith and Susan E. West, who came to
Utah July 24, 1847, with Brigham Young company).. She
was born Sept. 28, 1866. Their children: Priscilla b. Aug.
15, 1893; Hyrum b. Nov. 29, 1895; Marion b. May 10, 1899;
Joseph F. b. Nov. 6, 1901; Richard b. Nov. 27, 1904, died.
Family home Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England 1896 to 1898; secretary Sunday
school and Y. M. M. I. A. of the eighth ward; counselor
Y. M. M. I. A. seventeenth ward; secretary Salt Lake stake
Y. M. M. I. A. Appraiser third judicial district. President
and manager Home Agency Co.; insurance, real estate and
loans.



CARVER, JOHN. Born Aug. 6, 1822, Clifford parish, Here-
fordshire, Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 3, 1852, independent
company.

Married Mary Ann Eames (daughter of John Eames),
who was born Aug. 8, 1828, in Orcop parish, Herefordshire.
Their children: John W. b. July 28, 1852; George H. b. Nov.
11, 1854; Mary Ann b. Oct. 2, 1857; James S. b. Sept. 27,
1859; Josiah B. b. Sept. 3. 1861; Nancy C. b. Feb. 19, 1863;
Willard C. b. Feb. 24, 1865; Parley P. b. Jan. 17, 1867, m.
Elizabeth A. Pritchett Nov. 27, 1889; Orson b. Jan. 15, 1869.
Family home Kaysville and Plain City, Utah.

Settled in Davis county 1852; moved to AVeber county, and
assisted in laying out Plain City. Active religign worker.

CARVER, GEORGE H. (son of John Carver and Mary Ann
Eames). Born Nov. 11, 1854, Kaysville, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Geddes Nov. 24, 1881, Salt Lake City
(daughter of William Geddes and Elizabeth Stewart of Scot-
land, pioneers to Plain City, Utah). She was born Aug. 8,
1862.

Member first Sunday school of Weber stake; ward clerk;
missionary 1879-81; called by the church to assist in open-
ing the Northwestern-States mission; bishop of third ward,
of Oneida stake. Manager Oregon Lumber Company eight
years; deputy county assessor and surveyor at Preston,
Idaho 1900; member school board and held the office of
chairman for many years. School teacher; farmer.

CARVER, PARLEY PRATT (son of John Carver and Mary
Ann Eames). Born Jan. 17, 1867, at Plain City, Utah.

Married Elizabeth Ann Pritchett Nov. 27, 1889, at Harris-
dale, Utah (daughter of Leonidas A. Pritchett, pioneer 1864,
and Elizabeth Ann Heninger). She was born Feb. 19, 1869.
Their children: Parley Leonidas b. Jan. 31, 1890; Walter
Jerold b. Aug. 18, 1892; John Alfred b. Mar. 14, 1896; Parley
Pratt b. April 18, 1899; Retta Elizabeth b. July 20, 1902;
Durvard William b. Feb. 28, 1907.

Elder. Moved to Preston, Idaho, 1894.



CASE, ANDREW T. Born Jan. 31, 1819, in England. Came
to Utah Aug. 19, 1868, John R. Murdock company.

Married Mary Ann Spruel in England (daughter of John
Spruel of England), who was born Feb. 28, 1816. Their chil-
dren- John; Mary Ann, m. Benjamin Wilson; Henry, killed
at Promontory, Utah, Oct. 29, 1869; Alfred; Ellen G; Eber,
m. Mary Ann Mumford; Hyrum, m. Kate Davis; William, m.
Ina Gaisford. Family home Salt Lake City.

Seventy at Salt Lake City; high priest. Farmer. Died
1897, Salt Lake City.

CASE EBER (son of Andrew T. Case and Mary Ann Spruel).
Born Oct. 19, 1849, in England. Came to Utah Aug. 19, 1868,
John R. Murdock company.

Married Mary Ann Mumford at Salt Lake City (daughter
of Thomas Mumford r.nd Mary Horsm-1 of England). Their
children: Eber Sydney, m. Alice Saddler; Mary. m. Ernest
H Arnold- Leslie M.; Scott W., m. Clara Folsom; Lucille, m.
Chester C. Pratt. Family home Salt Lake City.

Member 10th quorum seventies; high priest; clerk of 9th
ward, Salt Lake City 37 years. Clerk.



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CASPER, WILLIAM WALLACE (son of William and Eve-
rilla Casper). Born March 12, 1821, Richland, Ohio. Came
to Utah Oct. 7, 1847, Ephraim Hanks company.

Married Sarah Ann Bean in 1844, Quincy, 111. (daughter
of James and Elizabeth Bean, pioneers Sept. 22, 1849, Jede-
diah M. Grant company). She was born Oct. 31, 1828, in

Adams county, 111., and died April 23, . Their children:

Sarah Jane, m. Ebenezer Hanks; William Nephi, m. Agnes
McFarland, m. Lucy Edwards; Elizabeth Ann, m. John
Cook; James Moroni, m. Sarah Jean McFarland; Harriet
Priscilla, m. Thomas Gunderson; Jedediah Grant, m. Annie
Merrill; Emily Margaret, died; George Ether, m. Eliza Ray;
Sbermiah Ellen, m. George H. Luck; John, m. Rhoda Ann
Williams; Ruben, m. Elizabeth Smith. Family home Mill
Creek ward, Salt Lake county, Utah.

High priest; missionary to The Muddy In Nevada. Died
July 17, 1908.

CASPER, WILLIAM NEPHI (son of William Wallace Cas-
per and Sarah Ann Bean). Born Nov. 10, 1848, Mill Creek,
Salt Lake county, Utah.

Married Agnes McFarland April 20, 1867, Salt Lake City
(daughter of James McFarland and Sarah Mitchell of
Granger, Utah, pioneers 1866, Joseph S. Rawlins company).
She was born April 29, 1848. Their children: James Wil-
liam b. Feb. 20, 1868, d. infant; Mary Jane b. Aug. 6, 1869,
m. Joseph Nelson; Margaret Priscilla b. June 4, 1872, m.
John Hubbard Noakes; George Nephi b. Feb. 13, 1874, m.
Maud Miles: Agnes Valeria b. March 17, 1876, m. Earnest
Webb; John Reuben b. Sept. 7, 1878, m. Trisa Carlin: Sarah
Chennira b. Aug. 15, 1880, m. John Potter; Moroni Jedediah
b. Nov. 13, 1882, m. Leah Thacker; Harriett Luella b. Oct. 13,
1884, m. Charles Carlin; Wallace Durbin b. Feb. 7, 1886, m.
Lucy Wagstaff. Family home Charleston, Utah.

Married Lucy Edwards Nov. 29, 1877, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Philip Edwards and Mary Simmons of Charles-
ton, Utah). She was born Dec. 28, 1861. Their children:
Philip Thomas b. Nov. 7, 1879, m. Mary Carlin; Emma
Myrum b. March 10, 1881, m. Ernest Jacklin; Eliza Matilda
b. Sept. 13, 1884, m. Owen Wright; Phoebe Lucy b. April 18,
1887, m. John Wright; Melissa Almyra b. Sept. 30, 1889, m.
Daniel Street; Rachel Melvina b. Feb. 16, 1896; Mabel Jemi-
mah b. Dec. 19, 1900; Joseph Warren b. Nov. 13, 1902; Wil-
ford Raymond b. May 18, 1904. Family home Charleston.

President of 96th quorum seventies, eleven years; mis-
sionary to southern states 1895-97. Settled in Provo valley
18S2 and has assisted in building up the country. Farmer.

CASPER, JAMES MORONI (son of William Wallace Casper
and Sarah Ann Bean). Born Feb. 28, 1853, Mill Creek, Utah.

Married Sarah Jean McFarland Feb. 15, 1875, Salt Lake
City (daughter of James McFarland and Sarah Mitchell
of Paisley, Scotland, pioneers Oct. 1, 1866, Joseph S. Raw-
lins company). She was born Jan. 26, 1855. Their chil-
dren: James Moroni, Jr., b. June 30, 1876, m. Margaret
Price; William Jedediah b. Jan. 30, 1878, m. Mary Murdock;
Cassius Roy b. Oct. 20, 1880, died; Arlington Nephi b. Nov.
30, 1882, died; Mary b. Dec. 26, 1884; Henry Mitchell b. Sept.
29, 1886; George Ether b. Oct. 5, 1888, died; Sarah Margaret
b. Sept. 15. 18S9; Minerva Jane b. Nov. 1, 1891; Erma Ethe-
win b. April 11, 1894; Nellie b. June 5, 1897; Nancy Ann b.
Nov. 8, 1899. Family home Mill Creek, Salt Lake county,
Utah.

Elder. Settled at Mill Creek; moved to Granger ward;
lived there eleven years; moved to Charleston 1889. School
trustee. Helped build canals, etc., around Charleston, Utah.
Farmer, stockraiser and dairyman.



CASPER, DUNCAN SPEARS (son of William Casper, born
July 30, 1784, in Culpepper county, Va., and Avarilla Durbin,
born Nov. 26, 1790, Washington county. Pa. married 1809).
Born Dec. 8, 1824, Richland county, Ohio, pioneer Sept. 3.



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