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Eng. Came to Utah Sept. 25, 1851, John Brown company.

Married Ann Nuttall. Their children: Margaret b. Sept.
29, 1802; Joseph b. April 17, 1807, m. Nancy Morton; Mary b.
I Aug. 17, 1810; Helen b. June 16, 1812, m. Richard Sandiford;
I John b. Jan. 2, 1816; Sarah b. July 16, 1818, m. John Kay.
(Family home Radcliffe, Lancashire, Eng.

CHATTERLEY, JOSEPH (son of John Chatterley and Ann
Nuttall). Born April 17, 1807, Bury, Lancashire.
1 Married Nancy Morton, at Pilkington, Eng. (daughter of
fThomas Morton and Dorothy Seal), who was born Dec. 1806,
iRadcliffe, Eng. Their children: John b. July 4, 1835, m.
Sarah Whittaker March 12, 1862; Ann b. March 3, 1837, m.
:j. M. Macfarlane Dec. 30. 1854; Morton b. March 3. 1840, m.
[Christina Mackelprang Feb. 1, 1862; Charlotte b. June 23,
J1843, m. Thomas Walker Jan. 23, 1862. Family home Salford,
Lancashire, Eng.

Married Catharine Clark, 1852, who was born Oct. 21, 1812.
on the Isle of Man.

\ Lieutenant in territorial militia. Master wheelwright and
blacksmith. Merchant.



PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



CHATTERLET, JOHN (son of Joseph Chatterley and Nancy
Morton). Born July 4, 1835, Manchester, Eng.

Married Sarah Whittaker March 12, 1862, Cedar City, Utah
(daughter of James Whittaker and Rachel Taylor, pioneers
1861, Morris Phelps company). She was born May 16, 1841,
Heywood, Lancashire. Their children: Sarah Ellen b. Oct. 3,
1863, m. Caleb Haight June 24, 1891; Mary Joyce b. March 21.
1865, m. Richard H. Palmer April 27, 1891; Rachel Alice;
Charlotte Ann b. Sept. 3, 1869, m. D. M. Perkins March 12,
1890; John Morton b. Jan. 23, 1871; Nancy May b. April 7.
1873, m. Edwin Walker Nov. 21, 1893; James Whittaker b.
July 27, 1876; Martha Jane b. 1878; Catharine b. 1880. Fam-
ily home Cedar City, Utah.

Mayor one term; postmaster 11 years; notary public 27
years; city recorder one term. Choir leader. Theatre man-
ager.



CHEEVER, HENRY ALBERT (son of Amos Cheever and Ab-
igail Chace Keech of Zanesville. R. I.). Born Nov. 7. 1828,
Eanesville, R. I. Came to Utah Oct. 12, 1850, Edward Hunter
company.

Married Mary Jane Nelson May 25, 1856, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Nelson and Agnes Ann Tennant of Ash-
ton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, Eng., latter a pioneer Oct. 8,
1853, Appleton Harmon company). She was born May 25,
1839. Their children: Agnes Abigail b. May 17, 1857, m.
Christian Buseth; Mary Elizabeth b. April 19, 1859, m. John
A. Brown; Sarah Jane b. March 20, 1861, m. Edward Rush-
ton; Henry Albert b. Dec. 14, 1863, m. Margaret Ann Wright;
Joseph Edwin b. Feb. 26, 1865. m. Grace Libby Smith; Caro-
line Augusta b. Dec. 8, 1866, m. John H. Dollen; John Wil-
liam b. Jan. 14, 1869, died; Lydia Maria b. July 16, 1871,' m.
A. H. Lavitra; Samuel Riter b. July 5, 1873, died; Ida Lenora
b. Oct. 30, 1875, m. Samuel E. Hinckley. Family home Provo,
Utah.

Member first quorum seventies; block teacher; high priest.
Business man; gardener.



CHERRY, AARON BENJAMIN (son of John Cherry, born
June 27, 1770, Huntington, Pa.). He was born Feb. 21, 1801,
Hamilton county. Ohio. Came to Utah 1847.

Married Margaret Yelton June, 1827 (daughter of John
Telton), who was born Feb. 11, 1811. Their children: Re-
becca Ann b. April 6, 1830, m. Nathan T. Porter Nov. 12, 1852;
Jane b. Jan. 9, 1832, m. Jacob Winters; John James b. Jan.
13, 1834, m. Laura Bratton Oct. 25, 1856; Margaret b. March
11, 1836, m. Thomas Bratton May 6, 1856; Amelia Mariah b.
May 9, 1838, m. William R. Smith May 6, 1856; Jesse Yelton
b. June 10. 1842, d. May 21, 1865; Thomas b. Sept. 15, 1844;
Caroline b. Aug. 4, 1846, m. Thomas Harris; Joseph b. 1847,
m. Ellen Fender. Family home Centerville, Utah.

CHERRY, JOHN JAMES (son of Aaron Benjamin Cherry and
Margaret Yelton). Born Jan. 13, 1834, Pendleton county, Ky.
Married Laura Bratton Oct. 25, 1856, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George W. Bratton and Mary Graves, latter a
pioneer Oct. 3, 1852, Harmon Cutler company). She was
born Nov. 10, 1841. Their children: John James b. Oct. 16,
1857, m. Emeline Rich March 25, 1886; Mary Minetta b. Sept.
18, 1859, m. William H. Walton May 23, 1884; Jesse Yelton
b. April 14, 1864, died; Aaron Benjamin b. Feb. 20, 1866;
George Washington b. May 17, 1868, died; Thomas b. Sept.

27, 1870; Joseph Charles b. Dec. 19, 1874, died; Clarence Or-
vill b. May 31, 1878; Melvia Estella b. June 24, 1882. Fam-
ily home Centerville, Utah.

CHERRY, JOHN JAMES, JR. (son of John James Cherry and
Laura Bratton). Born Oct. 16, 1857, Centerville, Utah.

Married Emeline Rich March 25, 1886, Logan, Utah (daugh-
ter of Thomas Rich and Henriette Peck, former a pioneer
1850). She was born Jan. 11, 1868, Richville, Utah. Their
children: Cora Emeline b. Feb. 8, 1887; Horace Rich b. May

28, 1889; Roland Lucian b. March 17, 1891, d. June 6, 1891;
Henriette b. Sept. 23, 1893; Laura b. Feb. 28, 1897; Phoebe b.
Nov. 30, 1898; Ann Amelia b. Jan. 31, 1901; John James, b.
Oct. 20, 1904.



CHERRY, EBENEZER GRIFFIN. Born In Pennsylvania.
Came to Utah 1847.

Married Mary Shumway at Logan, Utah (daughter of
Charles Shumway and Wealthy Hicker, pioneers 1852).
Their children: Charles; Thomas; Joseph b. 1865, m. Jennie
Rideout; Wealthy; Clarissa; Margaret; Amanda; Porter;
Levl; Samuel; Parley. Family home Lewiston, Utah.

Farmer. Died 1887.

CHERRY, JOSEPH (son of Ebenezer Griffin Cherry and Mary
Shumway). Born 1865, in Utah.

Married Jennie Rideout 1896. Salt Lake City (daughter of
John Rideout and Jane Terry, of Draper. She was born
1875. Their children: Wealthy b. 1898; Clarissa b. 1900;
Griffin b. 1906; Joshua b. 1909; Cecil b. 1911. Family home
Franklin, Idaho.



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f> P laS v.f yse of Ken sworth). She was born May 12,
. Their children: Mary Ann, m. Ralph Ramsey; Thomas,
m. Mary Ann Elizabeth Abbott; Susan, m. Robert Golding;
George, m Sarah Maxeell; Eliza, m. John H. Brazier; Wil-
liam, m. Ella Rogers; Elizabeth, m. Samuel Baxter; Reuben.
m -,, MaI 7 r-rr- Pami 'y home Salt Lake City.

Married Elizabeth Turner at Logan, Utah (daughter of

Catherine Turner) Their children: Charles, m. Emily ;

Maud, m William Robinson; May, d. infant: Baby, d. Infant
Baby, d. infant. Family home Salt Lake City.

High priest; teacher. Brickmaker and shoemaker. Died
January, 1908, Huntlngton, Utah.

CHESHIRE, THOMAS (son of George Cheshire and Ellza-
r 61 ^ 1 ? 6 ? 86 '- Born Apr11 17 - 1842 - Kensworth, Eng. Came
to Utah in December, 1864, oxteam company.

Married Mary Ann Elizabeth Abbott Jan. 7, 1866, Salt Lake
City (daughter of William Abbott and Charlotte Ellerbone
of Irchester, Northamptonshire, Eng., pioneers Sept 15
1866, Henry Chlpman oxteam company). She was born Dec
10. 1843. Their children: William G. b. April 13. 1867, m.
Hattie Gustovesen; Thomas b. Nov. 12, 1869 d aged 10
months; John R. b. Dec. 29, 1871, m. Caroline Batchelor-
George b. Dec. 24, 1873, m. Sarah Bennett; Elizabeth b. Aug
10, 1877, m. George Treseder; Charlotte b. Jan. 19 1879 m
Horace Duncan; Sarah Jane b. Aug. 22, 1881, d. infant- Susan
b. Aug. 2, 1883, m. John Westenskow; James Henry b Aug
21, 1887, m. Mabel Taylor; Hattie b. Nov. 4, 1891, d. aged 16'
Family home Salt Lake City.

Elder. Worked on St. George temple. Marshal at Fer-
ron, Utah, three terms; road supervisor; body guard of
President Brigham Young and Daniel H. Wells 1875- po-
liceman Salt Lake City. Experienced incessant Indian trou-
bles while crossing the plains. Plasterer.



CHESLEY, ALEXANDER PHILIP (son of John Chesley and
Elizabeth Brisker). Born Oct. 22, 1814, Fauquier county,
Va. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married Eliza Haws 1843 at Nauvoo, 111. (daughter of Isa-
bell Womack of Illinois, pioneer 1852). Their children:
William Alexander, m. Matilda E. Robertson; John, m. Sarah
Carter; Eliza Ellen, m. Nathan Barrett; James Edgar, m.
Melissa A. Hamlin; Abner W., m. Jane Blair. Family home
Provo, Utah.

Married Emily Haws (daughter of Isabell Womack).
Their children: Emily, m. Joseph Nuttall; George B., m. An-
nie George; Martha, m. David Bowen; Frank, d. aged 14;
Richard. Family home Provo.

Missionary to Australia 1856-57; elder. Constable at Pro-
vo 15 years. Member legislature from Fillmore. Farmer
and stockraiser; lawyer. Died in Fauquier county, Va.

CHESLEY, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (son of Alexander Phil-
ip Chesley and Eliza Haws). Born Sept. 29, 1845, Sangamon
county, 111. Came to Utah 1852.

Married Matilda E. Robertson May 20, 1873 (daughter of
James Robertson and Matilda Graham of Spanish Fork,
Utah, pioneers Oct. 6, 1851, Alfred Cardon company). She
was born May 5, 1856. Their children: Eliza b. March 26.
1874, m. Karl Olson; Matilda b. Jan. 14, 1876, m. Brigham
Madsen; James A. b. Aug. 3, 1878; Grace D. b. Nov. 28, 1880,
m. George E. Gordon; William Graham b. Feb. 14, 1883: El-
mer b. July 7, 1885; Myrtle b. March 6, 1890, m. Albert J.
Foulger; Iva M. b. Aug. 14, 1892, d. aged 11; Paul R. b. Sept.
27, 1896. Family home Salt Lake City.

Seventy at Provo, Utah; ward teacher. Assistant city
marshal of Provo City 20 years. Lumberman, farmer and
stockraiser. Died March 27, 1910.

CHESLEY, JAMES A. (son of William A. Chesley and Matil-
da Robertson). Born Aug. 3, 1878, Provo, Utah. Resides
at Salt Lake City.
Dairyman.



CHESHIRE, GEORGE (son of George Cheshire and Priscilla
Evans of Kensworth, Herefordshire, Eng.). Born Dec. 16,
1822, Herefordshire. Came to Utah in September, 1863, in-
dependent oxteam company.

Married Elizabeth Keyse 1839 at Kensworth, Eng. (daugh-
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CHIDESTER, JOHN MADISON (son of John Madison Cht-
dester). Born Jan. 22, 1809, Pompey, Onondaga county, N. Y.
Came to Utah 1850.

Married Mary Parker in New York (daughter of Joshua
Parker of New Haven, Conn.), who was born Aug. 2, 1809,
Vernon, N. Y. Their children: John Peck, m. Susan Foy;
David, m. Rebecca Ann Price; Eunice, m. Lev! Harmon;
Darwin, m. Caroline Goubler; Joshua Parker, m. Juliaette
Burgess; Esther, m. William Pulsipher. Family home Span-
ish Fork, Utah.

Walker Indian war veteran. Carpenter and millwright.
Died Aug. 30, 1893, Washington county, Utah.

CHIDESTER, JOHN PECK (son of John Madison Chldester
and Mary Parker). Born Dec. 23, 1831, Somerfield, Monroe
county, Mich. Came to Utah 1850.

Married Susan Foy Oct. 23, 1851, Salt Lake City (daughter
of Thomas B. Foy and Catherine Fink, pioneers of 1851).
She was born April 4, 1831, Wheatfleld, Indiana county. Pa.
Their children: John Foy b. Feb. 2, 1853, m. Almtna
Worthen; Susan Emma, m. George C. Dewey; Lodena Eliza-
beth, m. Amasa A. Ruby; Mary Catharine and Edgar, died;
Emeline, m. Samuel Stewart; Evaline, m. Andrew Sprowl,
Jr.; Myron, m. Sarah Ann Jackson. Family home Washing-
ton, Utah.

Bishop's counselor. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war.
Carpenter and farmer. Died Jan. 10, 1897.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



CHIDESTER, JOHN FOT (son of John Peck Chidester and
Susan Foy). Born Feb. 2, 1853, Spanish Fork.

Married Mary Nicoll Oct. 22, 1874, St. George, Utah
(daughter of Alexander and Sabina Nicoll), who was born
March 22, 1856. Their children: Sabina b. Aug. 17, 1875,
m. Steven Yates; Theodore b. May 17, 1877, m. Ida Sargent;
John Nicoll b. Oct. 20, 1880, m. Elizabeth Workman; Mary
Ceaveth b. Jan. 5, 1883, m. Elija Baker. Family home Wash-
ington, Utah.

Married Almina Worthen March 4, 1885, St. George
(daughter of Samuel Worthen and Maria Louisa Grow),
who was born Oct. 6, 1864. Their children: Worthen b.
March 1, 1886, died; Almina b. July 7, 1887, m. Leonard
Ogden; Samuel H. b. Oct. 11, 1889, m. Fern Dastrup; Aaron
A. b. Nov. 6, 1891; Maria Louise b. Oct. 4, 1893; Fenton R.
b. July 6, 1896; Susan Vera b. June 23, 1898; John Denzel b.
Dec. 5, 1900; Thais E. b. Oct. 3, 1902; Alton Parker b. Jan.
25, 1905; Mae b. May 22, 1908, died. Family resided Pan-
guitch and Richfield, Utah.

High priest; missionary to southern states 1889-90; Sun-
day school superintendent 1891-02. County clerk and re-
corder; county and district attorney ten years; city attor-
ney and constable of Washington, each two years; mem-
ber constitutional convention of Utah; member first state
senate, and first state legislature, and land board.

CHIDESTER, JOSHUA PARKER (son of John Madison
Chidester and Mary Parker). Born 1840, in Ohio. Came to
Utah in 1853.

Married Juliaette Burgess 1861, Salt Lake City (daughter
of William Burgess and Maria Pulsipher of Salt Lake City,
pioneers Sept. 20, 1848, Brigham Young company). She
was born in 1846. Their children: John William b. Nov. 25,
1864, m. Huldy Heath; Josephine b. Sept. 4, 1866, m. Jona-
than Hunt; Alfred G. b. Aug. 13, 1869, m. Sarah Susanna
Hunt; Lafayette b. Sept. 25, 1871, m. Elsie Hicks; Parker
Joshua b. Jan. 15, 1873, m. Althea Bunker; Juliaette b. 1875,
d. Infant; Esther Vilate b. Sept. 28, 1877, m. Raymond Bur-
gess; Joseph Harrison b. April 3, 1879; Enoch b. May 3, 1881,
m. Martha Heath; James b. Nov. 3, 1884, d. child; Charles
b. June 27, 1887, m. Winnie Heath. Family home Pine Val-
ley, Washington county, Utah.

Elder. Carpenter. Died April 17, 1894, Mantl, Utah.

CHIDESTER, ALFRED G. (son of Joshua Parker Chidester
and Juliaette Burgess). Born Aug. 13, 1869, Pine Valley,
Utah.

Married Sarah Susanna Hunt Jan. 31, 1890, Richfield, Utah
(daughter of Lev! Hunt and Phebe Louisa of Nephi, pio-
neers of 1850). She was born Jan. 13, 1872. Their children:
Phebe Louisa b. Dec. 1, 1891, m. Fayett Giles; Juliaette b.
April 1, 1893; William Alfred b. Aug. 29, 1894; Amelia Erne-
line b. Feb. 23, 1896; Sarah May b. Oct. 30, 1897; Wanda D.
b. April 8, 1900; Alta b. Oct. 13, 1901; Prealy b. April 8, 1904;
Susanna b. June 25, 1905; Maria b. Feb. 21, 1907; Lovira b.
May 13, 1909; Levi Parker b. Jan. 29, 1912. Family home
Huntington, Utah.

Member 91st quorum seventies; elder. Farmer, carpenter
and mason.



CHILD, JOHN (son of John Child and Deborah Steele of
Middlesex, Eng.). Born Sept. 7, 1796, Middlesex, Eng. Came
to Utah September, 1853, Moses Clawson company.

Married Eliza Newport in London, Eng. (daughter of
Joseph Newport and Ann Wall, of London), who was born
July 21, 1798. Their children: Jemima Elizabeth b. March
31, 1827, m. Enos Stookey; John, Jr., b. Oct. 9, 1831, d. in-
fant; John Joseph b. Oct. 9, 1831, m. Elizabeth Ann De St.
Geor; Mary Anne b. 1833 and James Newport b. 1836, d. in-
fants; George Washington b. Jan. 2, 1839, died; Emma
Eliza b. Aug. 13, 1841, m. David Henry Leonard. Family
home Clover Creek, Tooele county, Utah.

Elder. Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Shoemaker,
farmer and butcher. Died Feb. 1866.



CHILD, ALFRED BOSWORTH (son of Mark Anthony
Child, born May 10, 1771, and Hannah Benedict, married
Dec. 8, 1793). He was born Nov. 19, 1796, Greenfield, Sara-
toga county, N. Y. Came to Utah Oct. 1, 1852, Uriah Curtis
oxteam company.

Married Polly Barber March 19, 1817 (daughter of Icha-
bod Barber and Anne Drake), who was born March 30,
1799, and came to Utah with husband; died Feb. 4, 1883.
Their children: Polly Ann b. July 20, 1821, m. E. C. Rich-
ardson; Mark Alfred b. Oct. 19, 1823, died; Myron Barber
b. Nov. 25, 1825, m. Emeline Elmer; Hannah Polina b. Jan.
24, 1828, m. William Elmer; John Lonson b. Oct. 28, 1830,
m. Eliza J. Curtis; Phoebe Wooster b. Jan. 17, 1833. m. E. C.
Richardson; Warren Gould b. Feb. 21, 1835, m. Hannah A.
Wilder; Orville Rensselaer b. Oct. 11, 1837, m. Sarah Urinda
Rawson. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Postmaster at Spring Prairie, Lee county, Iowa, 1841-47,
until the persecutions of that time drove him westward.
Settled in Weber county and started a sawmill. Died Dec.
22, 1852.

CHILD, MYRON BARBER (son of Alfred Bosworth Child
and Polly Barber). Born Nov. 24, 1825, Hammond, St. Law-
rence county, N. Y. Came to Utah Oct. 6, 1851.

Married Emeline Elmer Feb. 14, 1846 (daughter of Es-
quire and Lucy Elmer), who was born July 12, 1828. Their
children: William W. b. Feb. 26, 1848, m. Jannette Fife
Sept. 6, 1868: Asa L. b. Dec. 9, 1849, m. Sarah S. Grover;



Alfred B. b. July 9, 1852, m. Sarah J. Stonebraker Oct. 8,
1872; Myron, Jr., b. July 3, 1854, d. Nov. 4, 1854; Mark A. b.
Dec. 22, 1855, m. Eliza Wright; Emeline L. b. Nov. 21, 1858,
m. Alexander Patterson 1875; Cynthia b. Dec. 14, 1860, m.
Peter T. Nelson; John S. b. July 4, 1863, m. Susan Wads-
worth; Chauncy b. Aug. 13, 18G5, d. Aug. 6, 1878; Polly b.
Nov. 13, 1868, m. William Allen; Henry I. b. Sept. 2, 1870,
m. Maggie Stephens. Family resided Ogden and River-
dale, Utah.

Married Sarepta Jane Cole (daughter of William R. Cole
and Nancy Sarepta Parrish), who was born Nov. 8, 1846,
lowaville, Iowa. Their children: Nathan b. Oct. 24, 1865,
m. Julia (died) and Annie Wadsworth; Hannah, b. July 12,
1868, m. William E. Stokes; Myron B. b. March 7, 1872, m.
Caroline Carlsen; George C. b. Jan. 22, 1877, m. Etta M.
Weaver Dec. 12, 1900; Emma T. b. July 26, 1879, d. Oct. 18,
1879; Drucilla b. Aug. 29, 1882, d. Sept. 15, 1882. Family re-
sided Ogden and Riverdale, Utah.

CHILD, WILLIAM W. (son of Myron Barber Child and
Emeline Elmer). Born Feb. 26, 1848, Lee county, Iowa.

Married Jannette Fife Sept. 6, 1868, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Adam Fife and Ellen Sharp, pioneers Sept. 7,
1851). She was born March 1, 1851, St. Louis, Mo. Their
children: William W. b. Aug. 30, 1869, d. Dec. 10, 1878;
Myron B. b. Sept. 1, 1870, d. Dec. 7, 1890; Ellen b. April 1,
1873, m. John D. Hooper Dec. 21, 1899; John b. Nov. 21, 1875,
d. Oct. 4, 1876; Mark A. b. Feb. 7, 1877, m. Emma Simpson
April 28, 1897; Louisa E. b. June 5, 1879, m. Charles Towles
Jan. 29, 1900; James O. b. Nov. 19, 1881, m. Blanche Man-
ning Dec. 19, 1900; Vennetta b. April 1, 1884, m. John A.
Martin Aug. 30, 1906; M. Evelean b. July 2, 1886, m. William
Holmes Nov. 27, 1906; Jennie M. b. Nov. 18, 1888; Synthia
b. Oct. 22, 1890, m. Heber Benz Oct. 26, 1910; Erbin L. b.
April 18, 1884. Family resided Ogden and Riverdale, Utah.

Bishop of Hooper April 20, 1888, till present time. County
commissioner Weber county 1889-90.

CHILD, JOHN L. (son of Alfred Bosworth Child and Polly
Barber). Born Oct. 28, 1830, Greenfield, N. Y. Came to
Utah Oct. 1, 1852, Capt. Uriah Curtis company.

Married Eliza J. Curtis Jan. 24, 1850, Pottawattamie
county, Iowa (daughter of Uriah Curtis and Phebe Martin,
of Ogden, Utah, pioneers Oct. 1, 1852). She was born
April 30, 1830. Their children: Sarah A. b. Nov. 8, 1850;
John C. b. March 3, 1852, m. Margaret Patterson; Mary R.
b. Jan. 2, 1854, m. Cornelius T. Richmond; Charles Uriah b.
Nov. 21, 1855, m. Atelia A. Thompson; Lester A. b. Feb. 8,
1862, m. Emma Goodale. Family home Ogden, Utah.

Member 53rd quorum seventies. Farmer. Died Dec. 30,
1882, at Ogden.

CHILD, JOHN C. (son of John L. Child and Eliza J. Curtis).
Born March 3, 1852, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Married Margaret Patterson Oct. 4, 1875, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Alexander Patterson and Mary Fife, of River-
dale, Weber county, Utah, pioneers 1851). She was born
Oct. 13. 1858. Their children: Lettie b. Aug. 28, 1876; Mary
E. b. May 12, 1878; Alice b. May 6, 1880; John b. Sept. 24,
1881; Ella M. b. July 9, 1883; E. A. b. July 17, 1885; Charles
H b. Feb. 6, 1887, drowned May 1, 1900; Andrew b. Jan. 16,
1890; Jennie R. b. May 2, 1892; Margaret A. b. Oct. 12. 1894;
Florence b. Dec. 23, 1896; Lester A. b. Feb. 17, 1898; Adel-
bert b. Feb. 11, 1902. Family resided Riverdale and Roy,
Utah.

Member 76th quorum seventies; first counselor to Bishop
Sanford Bingham. County commissioner, 1895-1896; county
road commissioner; director and superintendent of Davis
and Weber county canal; member 1905 state legislature;
superintendent county infirmary. Farmer; contractor of
project construction.

CHILD, CHARLES URIAH (son of John L. Child and
Eliza J. Curtis). Born Nov. 21, 1855, Ogden, Utah.

Married Atelia A. Thompson, at Riverdale, Utah (daugh-
ter of John C. Thompson of Riverdale). Their children:
Charles C. b. June 5, 1878, m. Bessie Robinson; John L. b.
June 12, 1882, m. Lenore Dwight; Vera, m. Francis F. Vanse;
Colonel R. b. July 1, 1889, m. Stella Bingham; Mary Fran-
celle b. April 5, 1890, d. aged 15; Georgia Atelia b. July 24,
1894. Family home Riverdale, Utah.

Farmer an4 contractor.

CHILD, WARREN GOULD (son of Alfred Bosworth Child
and Polly Barber). Born Feb. 21, 1835. Greenfield, Saratoga
county, N. Y. Came to Utah with father 1852.

Married Hannah A. Wilder Jan. 6, 1853 (daughter of Sally
M. Wilder of Elba, Genesee county, N. Y.). She came to
Utah 1852. Their children: Austin Wilder b. Feb. 11. 1854,
m. Mary L. Thompson Oct. 28, 1872; Warren Gould. Jr., b.
Aug. 15, 1856, m. Luella C. Chase Dec. 27, 1877; Hannah
Maria; Rachel; Teresa; Henry Harrison; Heber Thomas;
Julia Adelaide; Nella Dora; Jesse Alexander; Zilpha A.

In assisting to bring immigrants to Utah he crossed the
plains in nine trips, five times with the most primitive
means of locomotion, ox, cow and afoot.

CHILD. AUSTIN WILDER (son of Warren Gould Child and
Hannah A. Wilder. Born Feb. 11, 1854, Ogden, Utah.

Married Mary L. Thompson Oct. 28, 1872 (daughter of
John C. Thompson and Ann Clark, pioneers 1847). Their
children: Ann Gertrude b. Feb. 18, 1875, d. Oct. 4, 1879; Aus-
tin b. Sept. 8, 1876, d. April 28, 1877; Hannah Elizabeth b.
Nov. 22, 1877, d. Oct. 11, 1879; John Francis b. Feb. 8, 1879, m.
Eva Noble of Oakland, Cal.; Raymond b. July 6, 1880, d.
March 17, 1881; Earl Wilder b. April 22, 1882, m. Nettie Bra-



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ley of Portland, Ore.; Florence Gladys b. Sept. 24, 1883, m.
Frank W. Dice of Topeka, Kas., Jan. 16, 1902; Nell b. Jan.
2 1886, m. Arthur Porter, Jr., of Rexburg, Idaho, June 24,
1908' Linzy Clark b. Aug. 14, 1887; Mary Alice b. Sept. 4,
1889; Matthew S. b. Jan. 9, 1892; Grace b. March 2, 1894;
Cowley Warren b. Oct. 1?, 1897. Family home Lima, Mont.

CHILD, WARREN GOULD, JR. (son of Warren Gould Child
and Hannah A. Wilder). Born Aug. 15, 1856, in a wagon
fifty miles east of Chimney Rock, Neb., -while parents were
crossing plains in one of their many return trips to the
Missouri river.

Married Luella C. Chase Dec. 27, 1877, (daughter of Dud-
ley Chase, pioneer 1848, and Samantha Crismon, pioneer
1847). Their children: Samantha Eloise, m. John Campbell;
Warren Gerald, m. Julia Frank McGuire; Bessie Luella, m.
Albert Purdy; Walter Dudley, m. Julia A. Taylor; Harold
Lincoln; McLaren Chase.

Warren Gerald Child, the oldest son of Warren Gould
Child, Jr., is now an ensign of the United States navy, com-
manding the U. S. S. Salmon, one of the new submarines.

CHILD, ORVILLE RENSSELAER (son of Alfred Bosworth
Child and Polly Barber). Born Oct. 11, 1837, Ogdensburg,
N. Y.

Married Sarah Urlnda Rawson Feb. 3, 1859, Payson, Utah
(daughter of Horace S. Rawson and Elizabeth Coffin, pio-
neers Oct. 1850, Wilford Woodruff company). She was born
Feb. 8, 1844, Lima, Hancock county, 111. Their children:
Orville Rensselaer b. Jan. 8, I860, m. Eunice Ellen Dewey
Dec 23 1880; Sarah Annie b. Nov. 14, 1861, m. J. C. Dewey,
Jr., Jan. 24, 1879; William Alfred b. April 3, 1864, m. Amanda
Taylor Nov. 24, 1885; Polly Erminnie b. May 5, 1866, m. Levl
Richardson April 17, 1883; Elizabeth b. Aug. 11, 1868, d. Feb.
11, 1871; Mary Eliza b. April 11, 1872, m. A. M. Harmon Sept.
25, 1892; Hannah Luella b. Oct. 15, 1874, m. John D. Wilkes
Oct. 16, 1894; Ida Luetta b. May 19, 1877, m. Edgar Roberts
Oct. 20, 1897; Edward Rawson b. Jan. 24, 1880, d. Aug. 27,
1903; Chloe Urinda b. Oct. 5, 1882, m. F. M. Hoopes Feb. 4,
1904; Horace Ezra b. Sept. 24, 1884, m. Jane Taggart Sept.
14, 1905; John Elmer b. April 10, 1888, died; Elva Pearl b.
April 20, 1890, m. Robert M. Read Nov. 18, 1911. Family
home Ogden, Utah.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah, making two
return trips east and fighting Indians who attacked along
the way. Fought in Salmon River Indian trouble. Filled a
five years' mission among the Indians of Malad valley; first
counselor to John Cooke Dewey at Deweyville, Utah, In
1877, and to John Cyrus Dewey of Star Valley, Wyo., 1887.
Took part in Echo Canyon trouble. Died March 27, 1897,
Star Valley, Wyo.

CHILD, ORVILLE RENSSELAER, JR. (son of Orville Rens-
selaer Child and Sarah Urinda Rawson). Born Jan. 8, 1860,
Ogden, Utah.

Married Eunice Ellen Dewey Dec. 23, 1880, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John Cooke Dewey and Mary Allen, pioneers
1854 and 1852, respectively). She was born May 10, 1861,
Call's Fort, Utah. Their children: Mary Ellen b. Nov. 6, 1881,
m. Seymore B. Allred May 22, 1901; Erne Urinda b. March 4,
1884, m. Edward Sessions; Orville Rawson b. Dec. 22, 1885.
m. Bertha Van Noy June 22, 1909; Annie Eugenia b. Dec. 23,
1887; John Rensselaer b. May 20, 1890; Eunice Emma b.



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