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CRIDDLE, GEORGE (son of Henry Criddle and Mary Bull,
married June 22, 1837). He was born April 15. 1838, Taun-
ton, Eng. Came to Utah in Oct. 1862.

Married Mary Ann Locey (daughter of Barnard Locey and
Priscilla Perry), who was born April 15, 1830. Their chil-
dren: James Campion b. Sept. 14. 1854, m. Minnie Hanson
July 5, 1877; Alice b. March 5, 1859, m. Edward Geary March
18, 1877; Sarah Jane b. Dec. 29, 1862, m. John W. Mantle
June, 1882; Charles H. b. Oct. 9, 1864, m. Mary Gibson March
17, 1897; W. Edward b. Feb. 19, 1866, m. Cynthia O. Wilcox
Feb. 13, 1895; Frederick b. Sept. 15, 1867; George b. Sept.
15, 1869, m. Blanch Rishton Nov. 28, 1894; Mary Ann b. June

14, 1873; Eliza b. April 15, 1875, m. Thomas F. Wilcox Nov.
28, 1894. Family home Littleton. Utah.

Member high council, Morgan stake. Morgan county com-
missioner. Died Aug. 1, 1891.

CRIDDLE, W. EDWARD (son of George Criddle and Mary
Ann Locey). Born Feb. 19, 1866, Littleton, Utah.

Married Cynthia O. Wilcox Feb. 13, 1895, Salt Lake City
(daughter of James D. Wilcox, a pioneer Sept. 9, 1853, Daniel
W. Miller company and Judith Oviatt, a pioneer Nov. 2, 1855,
Isaac Allred company). She was born Feb. 13, 1875, Farm-
ington. Utah. Their children: Frederick W. b. July 28, 1899:
Ruth b. Feb. 18, 1901; Alllne b. Aug. 31. 1902; Lewis I. b.
Sept. 8, 1904; Lamar b. April 10, 1906; James E. b. Jan.

15, 1908; Claine L. b. April 25, 1909; George Henry b. April
25, 1911; Norma b. Oct. 4. 1912.

Senior president 35th quorum seventle's. County commis-
sioner Morgan county six years; chairman of charity com-
mission. Farmer.



CIUSMO.V, CHARLES (son of George Crismon, born 1765
in Virginia, and Elizabeth Hegley, born 1777, In Germany).
He was born Dec. 25, 1807, Christian county, Kentucky.
Came to Utah Oct. 2. 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company.

Married Mary Hill May 6, 1830 (daughter of John Hill and
Patsy Carlton), who was born Oct. 1, 1814, and came to Utah
with husband. Their children: Martha Jane b. Sept. 8, 1831,
m. John Lewis 1848; George b. July 5, 1833, m. Mary L. Tan-
ner 1856: James b. Sept. 8, 1835, d'. January, 1837; Esther Ann
b. Nov. 27, 1837, m. George Sirrine 1851; Samantha b. March
27, 1840, m. Dudley Chase 1858; Mary Ann b. Feb. 13, 1842,
m. James Henry Home 1860; Charles, Jr. b. June 14, 1844,
m. Elizabeth T. Cain June 1, 1872; Emily Percinda b. Jan.
18, 1846, m. Elijah M. Weiler December, 1866; Ellen b. July
18, 1849, m. Hyrum C. Shurtliff Jan. 1867; John Franklin b.
Feb. 14, 1852. m. Jane Taylor Feb., 1878; Cynthia Oxoline
b. June 18, 1854, m. John C. Young March, 1879; Walter Scott
b. Aug. 24, 1856, m. Fannie V. Little Feb., 1881.

Married Mary Gray (Winchester). Only child: William b.
1855 (she was a widow with two children: Katherlne and

Built the first gristmill In Utah In City Creek canyon 1848.

CRISMON, CHARLES, JR. (son of Charles Crismon and Mary
Hill). Born June 14, 1844, Macedonia, 111.

Married Elizabeth T. Cain June 1, 1872, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Joseph Cain and Elizabeth Whitaker, former
a pioneer 1847, John Taylor company). Their children:
William Cain b. August, 1873; Florence Elizabeth b. Jan. 1,
1875, m. John Rich 1895; Charles Cain b. Nov. 22, 1876, m.
Gertrude Mayer 1905; Joseph Cain b. Feb. 10, 1878; George
Whitaker b. Nov. 24, 1880; Allene Sophia b. May 3, 1885.
Family home Salt Lake City.

Pioneer railroad builder and miner.

CRITCHFIELD, WILLIAM A. (son of Andrew Jackson
Critchfleld and Sarah Ann Polmentier, of Omaha, Neb.). Born
Sept. 28, 1845, Coldwater, Mich. Came to Utah 1861.

Married Orissia M. Bates Sept. 11. 1864, Tooele, Utah
(daughter of Ormus E. Bates and Phoebe M. Matison of
Tooele, Utah, pioneers 1852). She was born Jan. 8, 1848.
Their children: William A. b. April 8, 1865, m. Lizzy Wig-
hall; Erin Eugene b. Nov. 29, 1867, m. Sletha Smith; Lewis
Abraham b. Feb. 17, 1869, m. Jane W. Wilson; Ormus F. b.
March 12, 1871; Clara E. b. Nov. 6, 1873, m. E. L. Wilson;
Frederick H. b. Dec. 13, 1875, m. Matilda Dayley; Walter R.
b. March 5, 1877; Arthur C. b. May 4, 1879, m. Lavina C.
Cook; Orson P. b. June 30, 1881, m. May Dayley; Silva O. b.
July 10, 1883, m. Fred Mahnkin; Delia M. b. Nov. 7, 1885, m.
Reuben McEvers; Eva Pearl b. Aug. 4, 1887. Family resided
Erda, Utah, and Oakley, Idaho.

Died Jan. 22, 1887.

Critchfield and Orissia M. Bates). Born Feb. 17, 1869, Tooele,

Married Jane W. Wilson Sept. 26, 1888, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Robert Wilson and Anna Blood of Harrisville,
Utah). She was born Feb. 16, 1868. Their children: Viola
P. b. Dec. 12, 1889; Ethel Jane b. Nov. 5, 1891, m. Parley
Martin; Lewis R. b. April 29, 1894; Roland A. b. May 12,
1896; Claud W. b. June 13, 1898; Orissa A. b. Sept. 27, 1900;
Lloyd C. b. Aug. 30, 1902; Olive I. b. Oct. 19, 1904; Rhodetha
W. b. Aug. 17, 1907; Odetta b. Aug. 17, 1907: Arnold M. b.
Sept. 23, 1909. Family home Oakley, Idaho.

CRITCHLOW, WILLIAM (son of David Crltchlow, born Nov.
3, 1787, and Margaret Coe, born April 12, 1788, both of Penn-
sylvania; married in 1806). He was born July 8, 1809,
Tarantum, Pa. Came to Utah Sept. 24, 1851.

Married Harriett Hawkins 1832 (daughter of Caleb Haw-
kins and Sarah Griffith), who was born April 4, 1805, and
came to Utah with her husband. Their children: Charles
G. S. b. 1833; Lazurus b. 1834; Benjamin C. b. Dec. 20, 1835,
m. Rhoda A. Garner, m. Elizabeth F. Fellow: Charlotte
Rhoda b. 1837, m. Israel Canfleld; William Fuller b. 1839.
Family home Ogden, Utah, where he died June 7, 1834.

CRITCHLOW, BENJAMIN C. (son of William Critchlow and
Harriett Hawkins). Born Dec. 20, 1835, Leechburg, Arm-
strong county, Pa.

Married Martha A. Garner Jan. 1, 1861, Ogden, Utah
(daughter of Phillip Garner and Mary Hedrlck, pioneers
1849, contingent Mormon Battalion). Their children: Ben-
jamin P. b. Nov. 5, 1861, m. Georgiana Fellows March 3,
1886; Martha Luella b. Dec. 15, 1862, d.. Aug. 25, 1865; William
C. b. May 11, 1865, m. Berthenia Vest Oct. 20, 1886; Mary
A. b. Nov. 30, 1866, m. George Wareing Sept. 7, 1887; Sarah
H. b. April 16, 1868, m. James E. Ballantyne March 3, 1886.

Married Elizabeth F. Fellows April 5, 1887, Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Fellows and Frances Goodwin). Their
children: Georgiana B. b. Dec. 21, 1885, m. Alf E. Sorensen
Oct. 23, 1907; George Q. b. Sept. 27, 1887, d. May 21, 1888;
Charlotta R. b. July 31, 1890, m. Eric Ryberg Dec. 1, 1909;
Charles C. b. April 28, 1894; Frances E. b. Nov. 3, 1896; Jessie
C. b. Aug. 25, 1898.

Settled at Ogden In October 1851. Enlisted against John-
ston's army. Went to Salmon river, Idaho, in 1858 to rescue
a family from the Indians. Missionary in 1871-72; second
counselor to Bishop Francis A, Brown, first ward of Weber
stake; bishop of Ogden first ward 1888-90; high councilor of
Weber stake; seventy; high priest. Farmer.

CRITCHLOW, BENJAMIN P. (son of Benjamin C. Crltchlow
and Martha Ann Garner). Born Nov. 5, 1861, Ogden, Utah.

Married Georgiana Fellows March 3, 1886, Logan, Utah
(daughter of George Fellows and Frances Goodwin, of Blox-
wich, Stafford, Eng., who came to Utah August, 1878). She
was born Jan. 31, 1864. Their children: Frederick b. Jan. 11,
1887; Martha b. May 21, 1889; Ines b. Jan. 4, 1892; George P.
b. Jan. 8, 1894; Helen b. Feb. 19. 1896; Viola J. b. Feb. 15,
1899; John B. b. May 11, 1901; Alvin C. b. Jan. 11, 1903; Car-
men b. Jan. 12, 1909. Family home Ogden.

High priest: Sunday school superintendent first ward,
Ogden 1899-1902. School teacher at Hooper, 1879. and
Lewiston, 1880. Salesman and bookkeeper for Consolidated
Wagon and Machine company 1887-93, and 1897-99. Prin-
cipal of public schools at Lynn, 1883; principal Washington
school of Ogden 1885-89. and 1893-97. Manager Co-operative
wagon and machine company. Ogden 1899-1902; manager
Ogden branch of Consolidated Wagon and Machine company,

CRITCHLOW, WILLIAM FULLER (son of William Critch-
low and Harriet Hawkins).

Pioneer school teacher of Weber county. Author.

CRITCHLOW, JOHN Q. (son of William F. Critchlow).

Married Florence Augusta Snow (daughter of Lorenzo
Snow and Phebe Augusta Woodruff), who was born Augr.
7, 1870, Brigham City, Utah. Their child: Lucile.

Organizer of Utah Implement Company, and Colonial
Trust Company. Director Utah Pioneers Book Publishing
Company. Member of the State Legislature. Member
World's Panama-Pacific Exposition committee from Utah.

CROCKETT, ALVIN (son of David Crockett and Lydia
Young). Born Oct. 19, 1831, Fox Island, Me. Came to Utah
Oct. 19, 1849.

Married Sophia Reed June 26, 1851, (daughter of John
Reed and Delia Curtis). Their children: Mary Sophia b.
June 7, 1853, m. Robert H. Smith; Alvin David b. Oct. 24,
1854, m. Emma Hodges 1876; Ozro O. b. Nov. 29, 1856, m.
Ruth Clarkson; Lydia L. b. Oct. 22, 1858, m. Archie Lame-
raux; Delia A. b. Oct. 22, 1860, m. Edwin Curtis; George
Elmer b. 1865, m. Isabel Elizabeth Adams; Nora E. b. 1862,
m. W. D. Ream; William J. b. 1866; Roxana b. 1868. m.
John Hopkins; Hyrum E. b. 1870, m. Susa Facer; Henry W.
b. 1876.

Married Anna Naomi Peel March 4, 1898, died. Their chil-
dren: Anna Althera b. 1868; John A. m. Anna ; Fred W.

m. Bertha Wenderbo; Delia, m. Peter Lesenberg; Ella, m.
Charles Smith. Family home Logan, Utah.

Settled at Cache Valley 1860. Member high council. First
mayor of Logan city, served two terms; sheriff of Cache
county 15 years.

CROCKETT. ALVIN DAVID (son of Alvin Crockett and
Sophia Reed). Born Oct. 24, 1854, Payson, Utah.

Married Emma Hodges 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of
Abraham Hodges and Rebecca Stedder), who was born Feb.
28, 1859, in England and died Oct. 24, 1900. Their children:
Emma L. b. Jan. 25, 1877, (d. Dec. 29, 1912) m. Olef Chrls-
tinsen; Alvin David b. Feb. 7, 1879. m. Emma Jensen;
Irving Earnest b. Aug. 27, 1881, m. Alice Dees May 4, 1904;
Ivy Maud b. March 4, 1884, m. John Kofoed; Royal Abraham
b. June 30, 1886, m. Florence Simmonds; Amos Ozro b. Oct.
3, 1883, m. Alice McCarrlel; Lydia Deliverance b. Jan. 13,
1891; William George b. May 23, 1893; Edith Emerald b.
Aug. 3, 1896; Golden Loralne b. Oct. 19, 1900. Family home
Preston, Idaho.

Married Sarah Maughan Robbins Dec. 18, 1901.

High priest. Justice of the peace. Bishop's second
counselor several years. Sunday school superintendent.

CROCKETT, GEORGE ELMER (son of Alvin Crockett and
Mary Sophia Reed). Born Nov. 28, 1865, Logan, Utah.

Married Isabell Elizabeth Adams Feb. 27, 1889, Logan,
Utah (daughter of James Adams and Margerett Japp Mof-
fatt, pioneers 1852, John M. Wood company). She was born
Sept. 23, 1869, at Logan. Their children: Margerett Eliza-
beth b. May 8, 1890, d. Oct. 24, 1891; Nora Sophia b. Oct. 2,
1891, d. April 1908; George Alvin b. July 9, 1893; Guy James
b. Aug. 25, 1895; Frank Lee b. Sept. 7, 1898; Elmo Ray b.
March 29, 1900; Irma b. April 10, 1902; Anna b. June 7, 1904;
Blanche b. July 11, 1906, d. April 4, 1908; Cora b. Aug. 24,
1908, d. June 6. 1909; Kenneth b. May 12. 1911.

Sunday school superintendent 1890-94; seventy; ward
teacher 16 years; secretary Y. M. M. I. A. Sheriff of Oneida
county 1907-08; deputy sheriff and assessor and collector
of Oneida county; city marshal of Preston; justice of the
peace and road supervisor of Oneida county. President
Whitney branch of Cache Valley Farmers' Association
seven years. Director in Preston Riverdale & Mink Creek
Canal Company six years; director Whitney-Nashville Water
Works Company and also Sand Hill Ditch Company.

CROFT, JOHW (son of John Croft and Ann Rowland). Born
July 16, 1836, Wilsden, Yorkshire, Eng. Came to Utah Sept.
3, 1860, James D. Ross company.

Married Amelia Mitchell Jan. JS, 1860, Stockport, Eng.
(daughter of William Mitchell and Jane Ormsby), who
was born May 3, 1840. Their children: William Rowland
b. Nov. 24, 1860, m. Rose J. Auger May 31, 1883; John Arthur
b. Aug. 24, 1862; George Albert b. Jan. 8, 1865, m. Mary Bell



Russell; Emma Amelia b. April 7, 1868, m. Frank L. Chase;
Frank b. April 20, 1870, m. Geneva Fisher Dec. 12, 1895;
Walter Leslie b. May 10, 1873, m. Sarah E. Smith April 22,
1913; James Herbert b. July 6, 1875; Alfred Mitchell b. July
29, 1877, m. Estla Heiner; Charles Milton b. Oct. 8, 1879, m.
Fanny Heiner; Annie Miranda b. March 11, 1882, m. John
Heiner; Jane b. June 16, 1886. Family home Peterson, Utah.

Married Emma Oliver Oct. 4, 1861, Salt Lake City (daughter
of Edward Oliver, pioneer Sept. 27, 1860, Jane D. Ross
company). She was born Feb. 16, 1821, Ralston, Eng.

Bishop's counselor. County commissioner. Merchant.

CROFT, WILLIAM ROWLAND (son of John Croft and
Amelia Mitchell). Born Nov. 24, 1860, Salt Lake City.

Married Rosa J. Auger May 31, 1883. Salt Lake City
(daughter of Jabez Auger and Mary Ann Cosgrove, pioneers
Sept. 10, 1866). She was born Sept. 13, 1866, Hoytsville, Utah.
Their children: May Ann b. May 3, 1884, m. Wesley E. Tin-
g-ey Feb. 22, 1905; William Parley b. June 10, 1886, m. Ida
Harris; Ella Amelia b. Nov. 18, 1888, m. Horton Evane; John
Henry b. Sept. 10, 1891; George Howland b. Sept. 15, 1895;
Dora Leona b. Nov. 19, 1898.

Bishop's counselor. County commissioner 1880-93. Miner;
merchant; stockraiser.

CROFT, ROBERT (son of John Croft and Alice Topping).
Born Aug. 20, 1836, Preston, Lancashire, Eng. Came to Utah
Sept. 2, 1861, Samuel A. Woolley company.

Married Louisa M. Leffen Oct. 29, 1856, London, Eng. (daugh-
ter of Frederick Leffen and Isabella Arnold), who was born
Jan. 8, 1837, in London, Eng. Their children: Emily, m.
Thomas H. Lewis; Elizabeth, m. William Buck; Meletia, m.
Charles Wilkes; Louella, m. J. C. Jones; Robert, m. Ellen
Thurkill; Isabella M., m. H. C. McDonald; Frederick, died;
Char|lotta. Family resided Logan and Salt Lake City, Utah.

High priest. Located at Logan in 1861. Established
first foundry and machine shop in Cache Valley. One of the
promoters of the United Order of Foundry & Machine
Workers. Machinist and master mechanic on Utah and
Northern Railroad eight years; settled at Salt Lake City
1880; held same position with Salt Lake and Fort Douglas
Railway. Director and treasuner Utah Foundry and Machine

CROMPTO1V, 'WILLIAM (son of John Crompton and Ann
Stones). Born April 29, 1832, Kearoley, Eng. Came to
Utah Sept. 29, 1866, Daniel Thompson company.

Married Hannah Hobson in 1852 (daughter of William
Hobson and Phoebe Partlngton), who was born Oct. 2,
1835, and came to Utah with her husband. Their children:
Jane b. July 19, 1853; David b. Feb. 9, 1856, m. Elizabeth
Kennedy March 20, 1879; John b. Sept. 3, 1858, m. Matilda
Johansen Feb. 15, 1878; Rachael b. Nov. 20, 1860, m. William
H. Sims Feb. 7, 1879; Joseph G. b. Jan. 4, 1865, m. Mary E.
Browning Jan. 4, 1899; William E. b. Aug. 1, 1867, m. Mary
E. Parry Oct. 2, 1894; Mary H. b. Nov. 7, 1869, m. Orin Bur-
leigh Aug. 19, 1899; Walter D. b. Oct. 1, 1872, m. Elizabeth
Miller Sept. 20, 1900; Squire b. Feb. 17, 1874, m. Lillian
Hutchinson Dec. 20, 1895; Sarah A. b. 1875; Carrie b. July 21,
1876, m. Frank Halverson Aug. 17, 1903; Lillle b. 1878.
Family home Almy, Wyoming.

Married Mary Hobson, Salt Lake City (daughter of Wil-
liam Hobson and Phoebe Partington).

CROOK, JOHN (son of Dan Crook and Margaret Key). Born
Oct. 11, 1831, Turtin Lancashire, Eng. Came to Utah Aug.
20, 1856, Philemon C. Merrill company.

Married Mary Giles In September, 1856, Provo, Utah
(daughter of William and Sarah Giles of Provo, pioneers
Aug. 20,1856). She was born in April, 1833. Their children:
John William b. April 9, 1858, m. Sarah E. Bourn; Sarah
Elizabeth b. Nov. 28, 1859, m. John Carlisle; Heber Giles b.
Sept. 18, 1861, m. Matilda Nicol; George Franklin b. Nov. 9,
1863, died; Mary Jane b. May 29, 1865, m. Jonathan O'Duke;
Thomas Huskinson b. April 25, 1867, m. Julia Duke, (died),
m. Gertrude Bond; Frederick b. Aug. 17, 1869, m. Minnie
Mabel Lindsay; James b. Jan. 5, 1872, died; Margaret b. Jan.
18, 1876. Family home Heber City, Utah.

High priest; stake high councilor; counselor te Bishop
William Forman. School trustee; road supervisor 1870-74.

CROOK, FREDERICK (son of John Crook and Mary Giles).
Born Aug. 17, 1869, at Heber City.

Married Minnie Mabel Lindsay Feb. 22, 1893, Salt Lake
City (daughter of James Lindsay and Agnes Watson, of
Scotland, former a pioneer Sept. 24, 1862, Homer Duncan
company; latter Sept. 8, 1861, Harvey Hullanger Independent
company). She was born Oct. 30, 1874. Their children:
Velma b. Dec. 14, 1893; Lindsay Watson b. Aug. 7, 1896;
John Floyd b. July 4, 1838; Royal Don b. Jan. 3, 1903; James
Ernest b. Jan. 4, 1906; Grace b. Aug. 28, 1907; Daniel b.
Oct. 4, 1909; Ida b. Dec. 20, 1911. Family home Heber City.

Member 20th quorum seventies; missionary to Northern
States 1900-02; bishop of third ward. Heber 1903; member
stake Sunday school union board; school trustee six years.
Farmer and sheepraiser.

shire, Eng., latter a pioneer of 1856, 1st handcart company,
former died en route with same company). She was born
May 16, 1850. Their children: Margaret Elizabeth b. Dec.
25, 1 169, m. Thomas Fugate; John b. June 17, 1871, d. Jan.
14, 1887.

Farmer. Died April 10, 1872, American Fork, Utah.

CROOKSTON, ROBERT (son of James Crookston and Mary
Young). Born Sept. 21, 1821, Anstruther, Fifeshire, Scot-
land. Came to Utah September, 1851, Captain Betz inue-
pendent company.

Married Ann Welch June 20, 1847, Winter Quarters Neb
(daughter of Nicholas Welch, who died at Nauvoo 111 and
Elizabeth Bugs, pioneer Captain Betz company). She' was
born Dec. 18, 1826. Their children: George b July 27 1848
d. March 6, 1862; William b. Oct. 18. 1849, m. Agnes McKel-
ler; John b. June 1, 1851, in. Elizabeth Frances Praton; James
b. April 27, 1853, d. Sept. 15, 1854; Robert b. March 6, 1855.
m. Rosabell Pitkins; Nicholas Welch b. Oct. 22, 1857, m. Alice
M. Rice; Benjamin Franklin b. Oct. 20, 1860; David b. Oct.
24, 1862, m. Tena Josephus Hardvigner; Daniel b. Oct. 16,
1864, m. Nettle Rice; Marn b. April 7, 1870, m. Thomas P.
Farmer; Ezra b. May 18, 1873.

First deacon 20th ward. Salt Lake City; member 64th
quorum seventies; high priest; helped procure stone for
Salt Lake temple; worked on Logan temple and tabernacle.

ston and Ann Welch). Born Oct. 22, 1857, Salt Lake City.

Married Alice M. Rice Nov. 8, 1883, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Oscar N. Rice and Jane C. Miller of Nauvoo, 111.). She
was born Feb. 13, 1860, Farmington, Utah. Their children:
Nicholas Oscar b. May 1, 1885; Alice b. Oct. 9, 1886, m.
Hyrum Rust; Jean b. Nov. 27, 1887; Lucile b. April 22, 1889,
m. Dean C. Peterson; Newel James b. Aug. 8, 1890; Robert
Burns b. Feb. 4, 1892; Spencer Cleveland b. April 22, 1893;
Laurn Edgar b. Nov. 9, 1895; Hilda Edna b. June 3, 1899.
Family resided Logan and Greenville, Utah.

Sheriff of Cache 1881-1909; marshal of Logan 1883-88;
Cache county commissioner two years. Bishop Greenville
ward 1891-1911.

CROPPER, GEORGE WISE (son of George Waters Croppei
and Sebrina Land). Born May 4, 1846, in Harris county,
Texas. Came to Utah Oct. 11, 1856, Jacob Croft independent

Married Mary M. Hurd May 4, 1871, Fillmore, Utah (daugh-
ter of Mr. Hurd and Sebrina Hurd), who was born Feb. 20,
1857. Their children: Dona, m. Peter Hansen; Vernetta;
Earl, m. Ida Draper; Glen, m. Adair Taylor; Molinda, m.
Wilford Warnlck; Mattle, m. Alfred Bliss; Sebrina, m. Rob-
ert E. Robinson; Ward; Mammie; Molly. Family home
Deseret, Utah.

Sheriff of Millard county. Drove a herd of cattle from
Texas to Utah in 1872. Farmer.

CROPPER, THOMAS WATERS (son of George Waters Crop-
per and Sebrina Land of Harris county, Texas). Born Oct.
24, 1842, Harris county, Texas. Came to Utah Oct. 11, 1856,
Jacob Croft independent company.

Married Mary Ann Dame Sept. 1, 1867 (daughter of Janvin
H. Dame and Lovina Haze), who was born Dec. 14, 1851.
Their children: Thomas Lloyd b. Sept. 10, 1868, m. Eliza
Western Jan. 1893; Colmore b. Feb. 8, 1871, m. Cortima Black
Oct. 24, 1894; Richard Marlon b. Jan. 24, 1873, m. Lovina

Married Hannah Lucrecla Rogers Jan. 1, 1876, Fillmore,
Utah (daughter of Theodore Rogers and Hannah Jones),
who was born Oct. 30, 1858, at Fillmore. Their children:
Georgiana b. Sept. 30, 1877, m. Willard Johnson; Hannah
b. Dec. 13, 1879, m. Robert Ashby; Sebrina b. May 5, 1882,
m. Mark Reynolds; Mary Amelia b. Sept. 19, 1884; Eda Eliza-
beth b. Sept. 15, 1892; Lyle b. Aug. 22, 1899.

Officer in Utah militia.

CROOKSTON, JOHN. Born Dec. 5, 1849, In Scotland. Came
to Utah in 1860.

Married Dinah Stoddard 1869 (daughter of Robert Stod-
dard and Margarette McCelvin of Carlisle, Cumberland-

CROSBY, WILLIAM H. (son of David Crosby and Marial
Thompson). Born March 29, 1836, Dunlap, N. Y. Came to
Utah In 1848.

Married Caroline J. Ostrander Feb. 12, 1862, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Walter Ostrander and Eliza E. Morrison
of Waterford, Oakland county, Mich., latter a pioneer Sept.
1847). She was born July 13, 1842. Their children: Wil-
liam David, m. Emma S. Cromar; George H., died; Byron R.,
m. Lois B. Arnold; m. Alice Forbes; Robert M., m. Julia Col-
ligher; Pearl E., m. Charles M. Evans. Family home Salt
Lake City.

Seventy. Assisted to bring immigrants to Utah. Fore-
man of Troy laundry barn. Died Nov. 9, 1912, Salt Lake

CROSBY, BYRON R. (son of William H. Crosby and Caro-
line J. Ostrander). Born Oct. 16, 1870, Salt Lake City.

Married Lois B. Arnold July 19, 1890, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Henry Arnold and Elizabeth Green of England,
the latter a pioneer 1847). She was born Feb. 18, 1871. died.
Their children: Byron R. b. May 28, 1892; Henry W. b.
Nov. 8, 1895; Robert E. b. Dec. 9, 1898.

Married Alice Forbes June 1, 1909, at Salt Lake City.

Assistant chief fire department; mounted policeman.



CROSSLEY, JAMES (son of James and Sarah Crossley of
Yorkshire, Eng.). Born June 1, 1816, in Yorkshire. Came
to Utah 1855.

Married Hannah Whiston Feb. 29, 1836 (daughter of
Michael and Mary Whiston), who was born June 25, 1815,
and died April 9, 1839. Their children: Ellen b. Jan. 8,
1837, d. May 28, 1839; Joseph b. April 8, 1839, d. April 9, 1839.

Married Mary Jarvis April 16, 1840, Eccles Church, near
Manchester, Eng. (daughter of William and Betty Jarvis),
who was born Nov. 26, 1811, in Yorkshire. Their children:
Hannah b. Nov. 27, 1840, m. George Winn; Sarah b. Jan. 29,
1843, m. Perrigrine Sessions; William b. Nov. 15, 1845, d.
child- Elizabeth b. March 20, 1848, d. child; Ephraim Jarvia
b. June 4, 1850, m. Keziah Hall; Emma b. Oct. 6, 1862, died;
Mary b. Jan. 30, 1855, died.

Married Mary Bentley Oct. 24. 1868, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of George and Sarah Bentley), who was born April 9,
1833 Craghall, Yorkshire, Eng. Their children: John Bent-
ley b Aug. 26, 1869; Priscilla Bentley b. Nov. 20. 1872;
Jemima b. Sept. 18, 1876, m. Smith Furnace.

Settled at Three-mile Creek, Boxelder county; moved to
Fillmore 1858; moved to Camp Floyd 1861; then to Bountiful,
and in 1880 to Ogden. Brewer. Died June 15, 1894.

CROSSLEY, EPHRAIM JARVIS (son of James Crossley and
Mary Jarvis). Born June 4, 1860, Lancashire, Eng.

Married Keziah Hall Oct. 8, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter
of Samuel Hall and Catharine Foden, pioneers Aug. 20, 1868,
Chester Loveland company). She was born Nov. 22, 1847.
Stafford Eng. Their children: James Samuel b. Jan. 14,
1871, died; Joseph Ephraim b. Aug. 20, 1872, m. Rhoda Skin-
ner; William Henry b. Nov. 10, 1874, m. Eva Arnold; Mary-
Ann b. April 8, 1877, died; Dennis George b. Dec. 15. 1879,
m Pearl Young; Hannah b. May 6, 1881, m. Albert E. Miller;
Lucy b Nov 6 1883, m. Thomas Smith; Samuel Hall b. May
15 1886, died; Sarah Jane b. June 16, 1888, m. Walter L.
Hymas. Family resided Liberty and Sharon, Idaho.

Settled in Bear Lake county, Idaho, 1873. Farmer and

CROW, CHARLES HENRY (son of Charles Henry Crow of
Alve Church, Worcestershire, Eng.). Born Aug. 18, 1830,
Alve Church, Worcestershire. Came to Utah 1859, Alexander
Pyper company.

Married Mary Sharp Dec. 26, 1853, Atherston, Warwick-
shire, Eng. (daughter of Thomas Sharp and Moriah Spencer
of Heather, Leicestershire, Eng.). She was born July 30,
1831 Their children: Charles; Mary; Heber C. and Sarah
Jane, all d. infants; Annie Moriah, d. child; Alma H., m. Mary
Brown; Orson H., d. infant; John E., m. Emily Wagstaff;
Thomas W., m. Marie Rogers; Franklin, m. Maria Burrows;
Charles S., m. Julina Markham; George H., m. Clara Kestler.

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