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was born March 10, 1833. Their children: John Andrew;
Parley Parker; Arthur Eugene, m. Christina Johnson; El-
nora Blythe, m. John Russell Lamiman; Florence Matilda;
Lawrence Adolfus; Ester Sophia, m. Thur Cronholm. Fam-
ily home Newton, Utah.

County commissioner and postmaster many years. .
Farmer.

CHRISTENSEN, PARLEY PARKER (son of Peter and
Sophia M. Christensen). Born July 19, 1869, Weston, Idaho.
County superintendent schools two terms in Tooele
county first city attorney of Grantsville; secretary consti-
tutional convention of Utah; Salt Lake county attorney.
Attorney-at-law.



CHHISTENSEN, PETER CHRISTEN (son of Christen Niel-
sen and Maren Andersen). Born June 8, 1830, Asaa, Hjor-
ring, Denmark. Came to Utah 1861.

Married Ane Kirstine Larsen 1849 in Denmark (daugh-
ter of Lars Sorensen and Bendine Rasmussen), who was
born June 27, 1827. Their children: Ane Bendine, Cecelii
Marie and Jens, died; Niels Christen, m. Elmyra Matilda
Bunce, m. Hannah Bunderson; Larsine Bendine, m. <-
ten R. Nielsen; Joseph T. C., died; Hyrum, m. Ingra t-reger-
son, m. Elsena Sorensen; Peter, m. Laura Luella Bunce.
Family home Mayfleld, Utah.

Member 65th quorum seventies; high Priest; ward teacher,
missionary to Denmark 1872-74, and presided over Aalborg
conference; again 1891-93, and 1895-97. First lieutenant to
Warren S. Snow in Black Hawk Indian war. Mail carrier;
farmer and sheepraiser. Died Nov. 24, 1908, Mayfleld, Utah.

CHRISTENSEN, PETER (son of Peter Christen Christensen
and Ane Kirstine Larsen). Born July 29. 1869, Manti, Utah.
Married Laura Luella Bunce Aug. 9, 1888, Manti (daugh-
ter of Lewis DeMott Bunce, born Sept. 29, 1827, Wolcott,



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Wayne county, N. T., and Elmyra Vorhees. born June 30,
1834, Hamilton county, Ohio, both of Wolcott, N. Y., pioneers
1852). She was born Sept. 8, 1870, Parowan, Utah.

President 149th quorum seventies; missionary to Denmark
1896-98; assistant Sunday school superintendent Emery
stake. President Emery town board; school trustee 1904-
08. Farmer.



CHRISTENSEN, RASMUS (son of Christen Christensen and
Meta Rasmussen). Born Sept. 23, 1829, Aalborg, Denmark.
Came to Utah Sept. 30, 1853, John Forsgren company.

Married Priscilla V. Mitchell (daughter of Hezeklah
Mitchell and Sarah Malison), who was born Oct. 19, 1839, and
came to Utah Sept. 29, 1864, James Brown company. Only
child: Rasmus H. b. May 23, 1868, m. Nancy Melvina Ben-
nett Sept. 19, 1889.

CHRISTENSEN, RASMUS H. (son of Rasmus Christensen
and Priscilla V. Mitchell). Born May 23, 1868, Huntsville,
Utah.

Married Nancy Melvina Bennett Sept. 19, 1889, Hooper,
Utah (daughter of George Bennett and Nancy Melvina Tay-
lor, former a pioneer 1852, Warren Snow company, latter
1848, Allen Taylor company). She was born In 1873, at
Harmony, Utah. Their children: Nancy Elvira b. June 29,
1890, m. J. Edwin Thompson Oct. 5, 1910; Ethel Lovisa b.
Dec. 28, 1891; Myrtle Chestina b. Nov. 25, 1893; Edsel Heze-
kiah b. Nov. 4, 1895; Irene Pearl b. Dec. 1, 1897; Wilford
George b. June 30, 1900; Afton Priscilla b. July 18, 1902;
Cora Naomi b. April 11, 1904; Clarence Earl b. May 27, 1906;
Clover Bennett b. April 21, 1908; William Harvey b. July 10,
1911, d. same day. Family home Downey, Idaho.

Farmer and stockratser.



City (daughter of Jens Jensen and Mette Johannah Mad-
sen), who was born July 26, 1812, Tors Hjorring, Denmark,
and came to Utah Oct. 5, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen company.

Married Elsa Margrette Larsen Jan. 15, 1868, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Jens Larsen), who was born June 18,
1850, Stuberup, Falster, Denmark. Their children: Ephraim
Julius b. Oct. 14, 1870; Juleanna b. Dec. 23, 1873, m. Alfred
Lund; Kirstena b. March 8, 1875, m. Christian Sorensen; Al-
bert J. b. May 31, 1878, m. Ellis Baxter; Mena b. Sept- 1,
1880; Ella b. Oct. 17, 1883, m. Nels Greagersen Dec. 17, 1901;
Caroline b. Oct. 23, 1886, m. Leonard Sorensen Dec. 11, 1907.
Family resided Ephraim and Mayfield, Utah.

President seventies at Ephraim, Utah. Farmer and
cooper.

CHRISTIANSON, FREDERICK JULIUS, JR. (son of Fred-
erick Julius Chrlstianson and Kirstena Marie Anderson).
Born Aug. 7, 1859, Ephraim, Utah.

Married Margrett M. Poulson June 17, 1880, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Jens Poulson and Chrlstena Christensen,
who came to Utah Sept. 1877). She was born March 2,
1862, Voxlev, Denmark. Their children: Margrett Amelia
b. Nov. 8, 1881, m. Louis D. Larsen Jan. 8, 1902; Myrtle Chris-
tena b. May 21, 1884; Frederick Arthur b. Dec. 12, 1885, m.
Daisy G. Jensen Nov. 14, 1906; Alice Eveline b. Dec. 2. 1887;
Ernest Milton b. Jan. 24, 1889; Russell Wilford b. Dec. 1,
1890; Cleveland Julius b. Nov. 9, 1892; Angus James b. Aug.
8, 1897; Orson Lorenzo b. May 28, 1899; Eva b. March 1, 1901;
Reed Smoot b. Nov. 24, 1902; Stanley b. June 25, 1906. Fam-
ily home Mayfield, Utah.

Bishop's counselor at Mayfield 1896-03; President elders'
quorum five years 1888-93; missionary to northwestern
states 1894-96; Sunday school superintendent at Mayfleld.
Constable; member Mayfield town board. Farmer.



CHRISTIANSEN, CHRISTIAN PETER (son of Christian
Larsen and Ingeborah Kirstine Nielson). Born Aug. 18,
1838, Norre Sundby, Hjorring amt, Denmark. Came to
Utah Sept. 12, 1861, John R. Murdock company.

Married Kirstine Marie Murman Sept. 28, 1856 (daughter
of Abraham Godfred Murman and Karen Marie Sltaksen),
who was born May 30, 1838, and came to Utah with hus-
band. Their children: Caroline b. April 7, 1857, m. Hyrum
S. Washburn; Godfred Abraham Murman b. Sept. 14, 1861,
m. Lydia Diggelman Nov. 20, 1885; Peter b. Dec. 13, 1865,
m. Edna Adams 1903. Family resided San Pete and Sevler
counties, Utah.

Married Caroline Nazer July 8, 1865, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Rudolph Nazer and Mary Ann Gonsour, pio-
neers Oct. 31, 1862, William H. Dame company). She was born
Oct. 24, 1844, Zurich, Switzerland. Their children: Caroline
Amelia b. Jan. 3, 1867, d. Oct. 7, 1867; Christina Maria b.
Nov. 19, 1869, m. Lyman J. Collings; Martha Roselia b. Oct.
9, 1871, m. Erastus Johnson; Josephine Ingebar b. Oct. 13,
1873, m. D. Arthur Keeler; Hyrum Robert b. Dec. 16, 1875;
Wilford Rudolph b. April 5, 1878, d. infant; Mary Lorena
b. Sept. 20, 1879, m. Hyrum S. Johnson; Orson Christian, b.
March, 1881, d. infant; Emma Geneva b. Dec. 25, 1883. Fam-
ily home Monroe, Utah.

Married Inger Maria Christensen at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Christen Neilson and Inger Maria Tompson),
who was born Feb. 9, 1846, in Denmark. Only child: Carrie
Torena (adopted) b. Oct. 19, 1889, m. Hillary Larsen Nov. 23,
1910.

Married Mary Magdalena Messerly May 29, 1878, St.
George, Utah (daughter of Jacob Messerly and Magdalena
SIgrlst), who was born Sept. 14, 1862, Wattenwyl, Bern,
Switzerland. Their childrtn: Laura Magdalena b. July 24,
1884, d. infant; Bertha Eliza b. July 7, 1886; Harrold b. July
18, 1888; Mary Sarah b. Aug. 4, 1889, latter three died; Bert
Marlon, b. April 12, 1892; Nephl Jacob b. April 21, 1894,
died; John Taylor b. Dec. 12, 18U6; Wilford Owen b. Feb. 23,
1899; Heber Joseph b. May 5, 1M01; Clara b. March 23, 1908.
Family home Monroe, Utah.

President high priests' quorum at Monroe. Settled In San
Pete county 1861; moved to Salina, then to Richfield and
back to Monroe, Sevler county. Indian war veteran.



CHRISTIANSON, FREDERICK JULIUS (son of Christian
Frederickson, born June 6, 1803, Hjorring, Denmark, and
Marren Christensen, born July 14, 1803, Ruberg, Hjorring,
married Nov. 4, 1825). He was born Dec. 25, 1826, Hjorring,
Denmark. Came to Utah Sept. 20, 1856, Knud Peterson com-
pany.

Married Kirstena Marie Anderson Jan. 13, 1856, Taars,
Hjorring, Denmark (daughter of Anders Anderson and Mary
Anna Nielsen, pioneers Oct. 1859). She was born Oct.
15, 1838, and came to Utah with husband. Their children:
Johannah Maria b. Sept. 29, 1857, m. Magnus Abilin March
15, 1875; Frederick Julius b. Aug. 7, 1859, m. Margrett M.
Poulson June 17, 1880; Joseph b. May 10, 1861. m. Karren
Mariah Jensen; Andrew Christian b. May 18, 1864, m. Anna
Mariah Jensen Jan. 11, 1889; Mariah b. May 6, 1866; Mary
b. June 28, 1869, m. Martin C. Jensen July 18, 1886; Hyrum
Julius b. May 1, 1871, m. Hannah Mickelsen Nov. 11, 1892;
Elizabeth b. May 3, 1873, m. Christian R. Christensen Oct.
6, 1892; Brigham Julius b. March 27, 1876, m. Loa Sanders;
Erastus Julius b. Feb. 17, 1878, m. Kathrine Christiansen
Aug. 2, 1911; Orson J. b. Dec. 14, 1879, m. Nora Andersen Oct.
23, 1901; John J. b. Aug. 28, 1882, m. Mary Jorgensen Sept. 6,
1909. Family resided Ephraim and Mayfleld, Utah.

Married Kirsten Maria Jensen July 16, 1864, Salt Lake



CHRISTIANSEN, MADS. Born 1786, at Jutland, Denmark.
Came to Utah 1862, oxteam company.

Married Annie Christena Halesen In Denmark, who was
born 1810. Their children: Soren; Christian; Caroline, m.
Soren Nielsen; Johanna Marie, m. Lars Jacobsen. Family
home, Salt Lake City.

High priest. Farmer. Died 1878, Mt. Pleasant, Utah.



CHRISTIANSEN, SOREN (son of Christian Rudolph Phillip
Jensen and Anne Johanna Rasmussen). Born Dec. 26, 1830,
Aarhus amt, Denmark.

Married Caroline Theodora Loft 1854, In Denmark
(daughter of Mikkel Christensen Loft and Anna Marie Niel-
son, who came to Utah 1873). She was born July 6, 1836,
In Denmark. Their children: Christian John b. April 17,
1855, m. Ellen Jane Oldroyd 1876; Maria Mlkkellne b. Sept.
29, 1856, m. Lars Nielson 1871. Family home Fountain
Green, Utah.

President high priests quorum; ward teacher; Sunday
school treasurer and librarian. Home guard In Nauvoo
Legion. School trustee.

CHRISTIANSEN, CHRISTIAN J. (son of Soren Christiansen
and Caroline Theodora Loft). Born April 17, 1855, In
Denmark.

Married Ellen Jane Oldroyd May 29, 1876, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Peter Oldroyd and Katherine Micklejohn;
former came to Utah 1850, latter 1851). She was born
Nov. 8, 1856, Ephraim, Utah. Their children: Christian
T. b. Aug. 10, 1878, m. Estelle E. Cook 1898; Peter M. b.
March 29, 1880; Agnes M. b. Nov. 8, 1881, m. James W.
Chrestensen 1910; Ellen Jane b. April 1, 1885, m. Eugene
Ivory Oct. 22, 1911; Soren A. b. Sept. 19. 1886; Archibald
L. b. Oct. 8, 1888; Roy O. b. Jan. 29, 1892; Katherine J. b.
Oct. 4, 1895; Leah B. b. Nov. 7, 1897; Joseph R. b. Sept. 26,
1898; John Eldon b. Feb. 27, 1901. Family home Fountain
Grein, Utah.

Sunday school superintendent; bishop; ward teacher.
Band member. Town trustee.



CHRISTOPHERSON, MARTIN (son of Christopher Pedersen
and Kllen Hansen). Born April 13, 1850, Lornnedalen Bar-
urn, Norway. Came to Utah July 1871.

Married Jennett Farquhar Ledlngham Dec. 27, 1874, Salt
Lake City (daughter of Alexander Morris Ledingham and
Jennett Farquhar of Edinburgh, Scotland, former a pioneer
Sept. 24, 1866, Capt. Watson company). She was born June
14, 1857. Their children: Martin E., m. Dagmar Mariger;
Willard, m. Effle Askim; Victor, m. Bertha Bishop; Jessie, m.
Traup Rigby; Ella, m. Carl Burton; Walter; Norma, m.
Daniel Maskey; Alvin; Edna. Family home Salt Lake City.

President Scandinavian mission; missionary in Norway
1870-71; and to Norway 1883-85; hish priest in Granite stake.
County commissioner 1894-95. Nurseryman and landscape
gardener.



CHUGG, MORONI (son of John Chugg, born March 19. 1819,
West Down, Devonshire, Eng., and Hannah Lee, born Oct.
23, 1846, East Mersey, Essex, Eng.). He was born Jan. 23,
1879, Harrisville, Utah.

Married Ida Taylor Jan. 23, 1901, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of William A. Taylor and Philomela Lake, of Harris-
ville). She was born Jan. 3, 1881. Their children: Moroni
Orii b. Nov. 16, 1901, d. Dec. 14, 1901; Karl Willis b. June 11,



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1903; Leila Ida b. Dec. 17, 1904; Zola Philomela b. Feb. 26,
1907; John Andrew b. June 15, 1908; Melburne David b. Feb.
20, 1910; Oretta Hannah b. Oct. 13, 1912. Family home Farr-
West, Utah.

Sunday school worker; member presidency T. M. M. I. A.,
and president 1908-09; ward clerk 1902-09; ordained seventy
March 3, 1904, and later president of GOth quorum; or-
dained high priest Aug. 2, 1908, and alternate member high
council of North Weber stake; bishop of Farr-West ward.



Walter Lindsay and Elizabeth Burt of Eden, Utah, pio-
neers 1862, William Brunson company). She was born Feb.
23, 1869. Their children: Walter A. b. Nov. 16, 1889, m.
Zennia E. Hill; John W. b. June 15, 1891; Parley J. b. Aug.
19, 1893; Lillias b. Aug. 1, 1895. Family home Liberty, Utah.
High priest. Farmer.



CHITGG, WILLIAM (son of Philip Chugg, born at Caermar-
then, Wales, and Johanna Stamberry, born at North Molton,
Eng., married at West Down, Eng.). He was born Nov. 25,
1830, West Down. Came to Utah Oct. 16, 1862, Joseph W.
Young- company.

Married Mary Mitchell (daughter of John Mitchell and
Mary Higgins), who was born in May, 1838, and came to
Utah Oct. 4, 1863, Thomas E. Ricks company.

Their children: Sylvia Ann b. Dec. 15, 1864, m. Alfred B.
Crabtree Dec. 18, 1884; William John b. Aug. 23, 1866, m.
Bertha Zollinger Jan. 9, 1889; Mary Ann b. Oct. 31, 1868, d.
Jan. 1881; Jane b. April 15, 1871, d. Sept. 15, 1871; Eliza-
beth b. Dec. 7, 1872, d. June 27, 1874; Parley Edward b. Oct.
7, 1876, m. Rosa Rindlishbacher June 12, 1902, died Aug. 8,
1902. Family home Providence, Utah.

Married Eliza Frederick June 4, 1880, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Arnold Jacob Frederick and Elizabeth Enz,
married June 22, 1866, Muelheim, Switzerland, and came to
Utah 1870). She was born April 21, 1857, Muelheim, Switzer-
land. Their children: Willard Hyrum b. Feb. 20, 1881, m.
Mary Josephine Rose March 4, 1908; Alvin Frederick b.
April 2, 1882, d. Sept 17, 1883; Ezra Albert b. Feb. 8, 1884,
m. Lunetta Russon June 23, 1909; Nora Elizabeth b. Nov.
25, 1885, m. Auguste John Bissegger March 11, 1901, Na-
thaniel Benjamin b. Aug. 8, 1888; Mabel Eliza b. July 19,
1896.

High priest. Settled at Salt Lake City 1862, and acted as
miller at Snider and Pugsley flour mills until 1866; moved
to Cache valley and worked for Benson and Thatcher flour
mills 1864-84; miller Box Elder mills 1884-86; miller One'.da
mills 1888-91; miller South Cache milling company 1903-10.
School trustee at Providence three years.

CHUGG, WILLIAM JOHN (son of William Chugg and Mary
Mitchell). Born Aug. 23, 1865, Salt Lake City.

Married Bertha Zollinger Jan. 9, 1889, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Ferdinand Zollinger and Louisa Meier, pio-
neers Oct. 1862. Capt. Davis company). She was born Aug.
3, 1867, Providence, Utah. Their children: William Duard b.
Oct. 2 1889; Retta Irene b. July 6, 1892, m. Newell Mathews
Oct. 11, 1911; Gladys May b. April 6, 1895; Pearl Mitchell b.
Sept. 13, 1897; Venna Bertha b. March 30, 1900; Leroy Ed-
ward b. July 8, 1902; Melvin Zollinger b. Aug. 1, 1904; Marion
Byron b. May 11, 1907; Emma Louise b. Aug. 27, 1909. Fam-
ily home Providence, Utah.



CHURCH, HADEN WELLS (son of Abraham Church of Hick-
man county, Tenn.). Born Aug. 29, 1817, Franklin, Wil-
liamson county, Tenn. Came to Utah July 24, 1847, Brigham
Young company.

Married Sarah Ann Arterbery April, 1843 (daughter of
Elias Arterbery and Matilda Wallace), who was born May
4, 1824, and came to Utah with husband. Their children:
Hyrum Smith b. March 9, 1846, m. Melissa Elmer; Haden
Wells b. Sept. 8, 1848, m. Clara Jane Randall Jan. 9, 1877;
Abraham A. b. Feb. 26, 1854, m. Martha Ellen Alger; Paralee
A. b. July 8, 1857, m. William Miles May 25, 1874; Robert R.
b. Oct. 29, 1859, m. Charlotte Tolbert. Family resided Salt
Lake City and St. George, Utah.

Married Catherine Gardner 1855, Salt Lake City (daughter
of John Gardner), who was born in England.

Member Co. B, Mormon Battalion; missionary abroad and
died in mission field.

CHURCH, HADEN WELLS (son of Haden Wells Church and
Sarah Ann Arterbery). Born Sept. 8, 1848. Salt Lake City.

Married Clara Jane Randall Jan. 9, 1877, St. George, Utah
(daughter of Joseph Randall), who was born Feb. 23, 1860,
Spanish Fork, Utah. Their children: Sarah Ann b. April 11,
1878; Haden Wells b. Jan. 29, 1880, m. Clara Robison Jan.
29, 1902. Family home St. George, Utah.

Married Violet J. Pendleton June 28, 1883 (daughter of
Benjamin F. Pendleton and Alice Jeffery). Their children:
Mannettie b. Aug. 27, 1884; John Henry b. Jan. 5, 1887; Clara
Jane b. June 10, 1889; Alice b. Jan. 11, 1892; Josephine
b. Oct. 3, 1894; Vernon b. Nov. 9, 1896; Earl b. Jan. 19, 1899;
Violet b. Dec. 17, 1901; Roma b. Sept. 29, 1906.

CHURCH, HADEN WELLS (son of Haden Wells Church and
Clara Jane Randall). Born Jan. 29, 1880, St. George, Utah.
Married Clara Robison Jan. 29, 1902 (daughter of Joseph
M. Robison, born March 29, 1852, Fillmore, Utah, and Sarah
L. Staples, born Jan. 18, 1858, Lehi, Utah, pioneers 1852 and
1858 respectively). She was born Feb. 23, 1882, Kanosh,
Utah. Their children: Wells Robison b. Aug. 2, 1903; Joseph
Willard b. April 11, 1906; Delia b. June 21, 1909; Willmer
Haden b. Sept. 13, 1912.



CLARK, BENJAMIN THOMAS (son of Thomas Benjamin
Clark and Elizabeth Bell of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Eng.). Born Feb. 20. 1799 at Cambridge, Eng-. Came to
Utah Oct. 6, 1853, Cyrus H. Wheelock company.

Married Ann Shuker Sept. 24, 1819, Cambridge, Eng who
was born June 19, 1800. Their children: Thomas B., m. Sarah
Neil; Joseph John, m. Maria Leach; Elizabeth, m. George
Handley; Ann, m. Joseph Clark; Frances, m. James Strat-
ton; Charles Jonas, m. Elizabeth Toladay; Martha, m. Wil-
liam Howard; William, m. Frances Davis; Benjamin T. m
Mary Hughes, m. Mary E. Ballard; Susanah, d. infant; Su-
sanah, m. David King; Caroline, m. James Briggs.

Married Ann Southwell May 25, 1850, Cambridge, Eng.
(daughter of Charles Southwell and Sarah Freestone of
Cambridge, Eng.), who was born Sept. 18. 1815. Their chil-
dren: Lorenzo S., m. Mary Rachel Wagstaff; Heber Abra-
ham; Ellen, m. Robert Siddoway.

Married Ruth Butterworth Briggs June 28, 1857, Salt Lake
City, who was born April 23, 1817. Only child: Alice, d.
child.

Married Martha Larkins March 3, 1866, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Henry Larkins and Ellen Spicer of Cambridge
Eng.), who was born April 15, 1822. Families resided at
Salt Lake City.

Elder; high priest. Home builder; farmer; stockraiser
Died Sept. 4, 1867, at Salt Lake City.



CLARK, LORENZO SOUTHWELL (son of Benjamin Thomas
Clark and Ann Southwell). Born May 14, 1852, Cambridge
Eng. Came to Utah Oct. 6, 1853, Cyrus H. Wheelock com-
pany.

Married Mary Rachel Wagstaff Aug. 17, 1874, Salt Lake
City (daughter of William Wagstaff of Caldicote, Bedford-
shire, Eng., and Maria Stuffs of Birmingham, Warwickshire,
Eng.). She was born March 31, 1855. Their children: Lor-
enzo N. b. Aug. 4, 1875, m. Ada S. Sanford; Maria Ann b. Nov.
10, 1876, m. Don Carlos Kimball; Matilda Jane b. Oct. 30,
1878, m. Frederick C. Sanford; Mary Ellen, b. March 19,
1880, m. Walter Romney; William W. b. Aug. 13, 1881, died"
Benjamin T. b. May 1, 1884, m. Nathala V. Jones; Cyrus No-
ble, d. infant. Family home Salt Lake City.

Member fourth quorum seventies; missionary to southern
states. Constable; justice of peace. Music teacher; build-
er; contractor.



CLARK, EVAN O. (son of Osborn M. Clark, born July 27,
1855, Porter, Ohio, and Ida Catherine Cripps, born July 14,
1861, Bidwell, Ohio; married Nov. 1, 1876, Porter. Ohio). He
was born Sept. 26, 1877, Addison, Gallia Co., Ohio. Came to
Utah Feb. 13, 1899, independent company.

Married Mary L. Jones Oct. 30, 1897 (daughter of John L.
Jones and Mary Susan Brightmell), who was born June 18,
1876. Their children: Ida Leona b. Aug. 30, 1898; Effle Susan
b. Jan. 29, 1901; Evan Oscar b. March 14, 1903; Alice Melissa
b. March 1, 1908; Virgie Opal b. March 30, 1910.

President Y. M. M. I. A. 1903-04; counselor in bishopric of
Merran ward 1904-11; bishop Merran ward. City councilman
at Merran 1907-08.



CLARK, ANDREW A. (son of John Clark and Lilllas Barber).
Born Oct. 5, 1852, near Council Bluffs, Iowa. Came to Utah
fall of 1853.

Married Mary Alice Lindsay, Logan, Utah (daughter of



CLARK, EZRA T. (son of Timothy B. Clark and Polly
Keeler). Born Nov. 23, 1823, in Illinois. Came to Utah In
1848.

Married Mary Stevenson May, 1845, who was born at Gib-
raltar, Spain, at the entrance to the Mediterranean, August
9. 1825. Their children: Ezra James, d. July 14, 1868;
Timothy B., m. Lucy A. Rice; Mary Elizabeth, m. Joseph
E. Robinson; William H., d. infant; Joseph S., m. Lucy Maria
Robinson; Hyrum D. C., m. Eliza Porter; Edward B., m.
Wealthea Richards; m. Alice Randall; Charles R., m. Mary
Emma Woolley; m. Annie Waldron; V/ilford W., m. Pa-
melia Dunn; Amasa L., m. Alice Steed (died); m. Susie Dun-
can; David P., d. infant.

Married Susan Leggett 1861 (daughter of William Leggett
and Sarah Howe of Salt Lake City). She was born in Eng-
land Aug. 25, 1838 and died Nov. 4, 1902. Their children:
Seymour T.; Annie, m. Joseph Marlon Tanner; Sarah, m.
B. F. Knowlton, Jr.; Alice, m. Walter W. Steed; John A.;
Eugene H., m. Sarah Ann Sessions; Nathan G., m. Esther
Ford; Marion; Laura, m. Mark Cook; Horace W., m. Janette
Benzon.

Married Nancy A. Porter Stevenson.

Spent winters of 1848-50 In North Canyon, southeast of
Bountiful, and built a log cabin on his farm in Farmington,
a few yards northwest of the present O. S. L. R. R. depot
building. Moved into the cabin April 3, 1850. Mission-
ary to Great Britain; to the States with Edward Steven-
son and Nathan T. Porter; to Oregon with Alonzo Hyde;
one of the presidents of 40th quorum seventies; high coun-
cilor; patriarch. Assisted in settling the Soda Springs coun-
try by locating at Georgetown; hauled the first load of tim-
ber with which to locate on land at Georgetown; built flour
mill at Morgan; treasurer of Davis County; one of the
organizers and president of the Davis County Bank. Died
Oct. 17, 1901, at Farmington, Utah.



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CLARK, TIMOTHY BALDWIN (son of Ezra Thompson

Clark and Mary Stevenson). Born Nov. 23, .

Married Lucy A. Rice Nov. 23, 1867, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of William K. Rice and Lucy Witter Gees, pioneers Sept.
29, 1S47, Edward Hunter company). She was born March 5,
1850, Farmington, Utah. Their children: Ezra Timothy b. May
1, 1869, d. Aug. 10, 1870; Lucy Evaline b. Jan. 14, 1871, m.
Oliver S. Wilcox Nov. 23, 1892; Mary Elizabeth b. March 13,
1873, m. Orlando Barrus; William Joseph b. Jan. 12, 1875,
d. Dec. 5, 1876; Zina Alice b. Feb. 22, 1877, d. May, 1879;
Clara Maria b. Oct. 20, 1879, m. Edward Norr Feb. 24, 1908;
Louisa Aurelia b. Sept. 28, 1881; Minerva Aurelia (twin of
Louisa Aurelia); Ellen b. July 29, 1883, m. Martin Hender-
son June 14, 1905; George Amasa b. July 28, 1885, m. Eunice
Thompson Sept. 15, 1910; Lera b. Feb. 7, 1887, m. Raymond
Maughn Sept. 18, 1909.

CLARK, JOSEPH SMITH (son of Ezra T. Clark and Mary
Stevenson). Born March 21, 1854, Farmington, Utah.

Married Lucy Maria Robinson Jan. 17, 1876, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Oliver L. Robinson and Lucy Miller of Farm-
ington), who was born Nov. 22, 1856. Their children: Lucy
A, b. Oct. 1, 1876, m. William O. Robinson; Joseph S., Jr., b.
Aug. 30, 1878, m. Mary L. Spencer May 10, 1906; Ezra T. b.
Oct. 16, 1881, m. Margaret Jones; Ora Weltha b. Sept. 26,
1886, d. May 3, 1890; Mary b. Jan. 7, 1889, d. July 12, 1891;
Oliver R. b. Sept. 16, 1891; LeRoy R. b. Nov. 16, 1894; Iris
and Irvin B. b. May 13, 1898. Family home Farmington.

Missionary to southern states 1882-84; member 74th quo-
rum seventies. First banker in Davies county; farmer.

CLARK, JOSEPH SMITH, JR. (son of Joseph Smith Clark
and Lucy M. Robinson). Born Aug. 30, 1878, at Farming-
ton.

Married Mary L. Spencer May 10, 1906, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Isaac Spencer and Mary E. Burmingham of
Bountiful, Utah), who was born Jan. 24, 1885. Their chil-
dren: LaVerne b. July 11, 1907; Nedra b. Oct. 13, 1910.

Missionary to England 1901-04; member 56th quorum sev-
enties; bishop of Fielding ward Oct. 14, 1906, to date.
Farmer.

CLARK, WILFORD W. (son of Ezra T. Clark and Mary
Stevenson). Born Feb. 2, 1863, Farmington, Utah.

Married Pamelia Dunn July 22, 1885, at Logan, Utah
(daughter of John Dunn and Julia Ann McGuire of Plain
City, Utah, and Bennington, Idaho, pioneers 1852). She was
born April 4, 1863. Their children: W. Woodruff b. May
24, 1886, m. Ethel Cook; William O. b. July 17, 1887; Vera b.
Sept. 13, 1888; Royal D. b. March 27, 1892, m. Mary E. Mum-
ford; Ernest; Elmer R. ; Homer b. April 4, 1898; Howard
(twin of Homer); Russell b. Nov. 19, 1900; Legrand b.
April 24, 1903; Leora b. April 27, 1907.

Bishop's counselor Georgetown 1891-93; bishop Mont-
pelier Ward 1893-1912; high councilor and president of the



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