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was born Oct. 3, 1852, at Hull. Their children: Alice Smith
b. April 29, 1870, m. Jabez W. Dangerfield; Sarah Anne b.
Dec. 7, 1871, m. Alexander McConachie; William Aldous b.
April 21. 1873, m. Harriett Hands; Robert Smith b. Nov. 10,
1874, d. Dec. 18, 1874; Albert Frederick b. March 31, 1876,
m. Sena Rasmussen; Parley Smith b. June 9, 1878, m. Mary
Etola Dangerfield; Harriet Amelia b. May 24, 1882, m. George
W. West. Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 45th quorum seventies; missionary to England
and Africa 1860-64, and again to England 1879-81. Provo
city treasurer and councilman; Utah county treasurer 1872-
78. Secretary Provo Woolen Mills; manager Provo branch
Z. C. M. I.; bookkeeper. Died April 4, 1884.

DIXON, JOHN DeGRET (son of Henry Aldous Dixon and
Sarah DeGrey). Born July 16, 1867, at Salt Lake City.

Married Sarah Ann Lewis Sept. 18, 1889, at Manti temple,
Utah (daughter of William John Lewis and Jane Davis of
Wales pioneers with Dan Jones handcart company). She
was born April 23, 1868. Their children: Henry Aldous b.
June 29, 1890; John Williams b. Sept. 6, 1892, d. June 6, 1894;
Stanley Lewis b. March 3, 1895; Rulon Sterlin b. Sept. 9,
1898; Maud b. Feb. 28, 1901; Lucian DeGrey b. June 17, 1903,
d. March 22. 1904; Grant b. March 30, 1905, d. Dec. 18, 1905.
Family resided Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah.

High priest; missionary to Virigrinia 1896-97. City coun-
cilman and city recorder at Provo; secretary Provo school
district, also of state land board; state treasurer 1901-05.
Bookkeeper Provo Lumber Company; secretary and treas-
urer Taylor Bros. Co.; cashier Farmers' and Merchants'
bank at Provo. Bishop's counselor, 30th ward, Salt Lake
City; president 45th quorum seventies; Sunday school su-
perintendent, president and secretary T. M. M. I. A., 3d
ward, Provo; member high council.



DIXON, WILLIAM WILKINSON (son of John Dixon of Eng-
land). Born Nov. 14, 1818, Cumberlandshire, Eng. Came to
Utah 1851.

Married Sabra Lake Aug. 16, 1842, Hancock county, 111.
(daughter of James Lake and Millie Smith of Canada, pio-
neers 1850, James Lake company). She was born July 17,
1824. Their children: Henry b. June 1, 1843. m. Amelia Gar-
ner; Harvey b. Sept. 12, 1844, m. Kittle W. Pritchett, m.
Susie Harmon; Emma Jane b. Sept. 2, 1846, m. Dudley Chase;
Lydia Ann b. Oct. 22, 1848; Mary Lucy b. April 12, 1850, m.
Cyrus Rawson; Electa F. b. June 2, 1852, m. Lyman Skeen;
Sarah E. b. Oct. 1, 1861, m. Charles D. Brown; Riley G. b.
Nov. 9, 1866, m. Mary Ann Taylor; Alfred b. Jan. 3, 1869,
m. Ida Ellen Harris; Dudley; James; Bailey; John; Esther;
Sabra; latter six died. Family home Harrisville, Utah.

High priest. Farmer. Died June 10, 1891.

DIXON, ALFRED (son of William Wilkinson Dixon and
Sabra Lake). Born Jan. 3, 1869, Harrisville, Utah.

Married Ida Ellen Harris May 15, 1901, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Martin H. Harris and Louise Sargent of Har-
risville, Utah), who was born Nov. 27, 1875, at Harrisville.
Only child: Fern Louise b. Sept. 30, 1910. Family home
Harrisville.

Missionary 1897-99; high councilor North Weber stake.

DIXON, HENRY (son of William W. Dixon and Sabra Lake).
Born June 1, 1843, Scott county, 111.

Married Amelia Jane Garner Nov. 13, 1871, Salt Lake City
(daughter David Garner and Dolly Durfee of North Ogden,
Utah, pioneers I860). She was born May 10, 1853, at North
Ogden. Their children: Henry G. b. Aug. 23, 1872, d, July 8,
1881; David W. b. April 20, 1874, d. April 21, 1874; Amelia E.
b. Feb. 20, 1876. m. C. U. Meyers Jan. 8. 1902; Riley L. b. Jan.
27. 1878, m. Finnis Fife Oct. 30, 1901; Etta L. b. Sept. 22,
1880; Earnest E. b. April 30, 1882. m. Myrtle Adler Nov. 1,
1905; Chloa A. b. Oct. 19, 1884; Albert G. b. Sept. 30, 1887, d.
March 7, 1889; Alma A. b. April 6, 1890, d. infant; Coral Carl-
son b. April 18, 1897. Family home Clifton, Idaho.

Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah in 1868. High
priest. Farmer. Died July 30, 1908, Preston, Idaho.

DIXON, EARNEST E. (son of Henry Dixon and Amelia Jane
Garner). Born April 30. 1882, Clifton. Idaho.

Married Myrtle Alder Nov. 1, 1905, Logan, Utah (daughter
of Alfred W. Adler and Sarah Jensen of Preston, Idaho,



pioneers Sept. 23. 1853). She was born Oct. 26, 1884, at Pres-
ton Their children: Henry Adler b. Oct. 19, 1908: Alfred Ad-
ler b. May 1. 1910; Douglas Alder b. Sept. 27, 1911. Family
home Banida, Idaho.

Missionary to northern states 1905-07; president Y. M
lain io A ' 190S ' 09 ; 2nd counselor Clifton ward bishopric

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DOBBIE, JOHN (son of John and Jane Dobbie of Lanark-
shire, Scotland). Born May 24, 1826. Came to Utah 1853.

Married Ellen Livingston (daughter of James and Chris-
tina Livingston), who was born May 30, 1831. and came to
Jtah Oct. 2, 1856, Richard Ballantyne company. Only child-

1863 '



Pioneer mining and sawmlllman.



DOBSON, JOSEPH (son of Thomas Dobson and Ellen Ra-
venscroft, both of Outtonlew, Chestershire, Eng.). Born
June, 1805, in Chestershire. Came to Utah 1848, with part
of Mormon Battalion.

Married Elizabeth Frain 1836 in Chestershire (daughter
of Thomas Frain). She was born 1801 and died 1843 at
Nauvoo, 111. Their children: Thomas P., m. Annie G Mc-
Intyre 1854; William, m. Ann Hill 1860; Joseph, died. Family
resided Salt Lake City, Lehi, and Richmond. Utah.

Seventy and high priest. Assisted in building temple at
Nauvoo; member Mormon Battalion. Settled at Salt Lake
^Ity 1848; moved to Lehi, and from there to Richmond
Lived in Fredonia, Ariz., 30 years. Died 1864 Richmond,
Utah.

DOBSON, THOMAS (son of Joseph Dobson and Elizabeth
Frain). He was born Feb. 19, 1837, Macclesfleld, Chester-
shire, Eng. Came to Utah 1850, Warren Foote company.

Married Annie G. Mclntyre 1855, Farmlngton, Utah
(daughter of Robert Mclntyre and Isabell Watson, of Ban-
nockburn, Scotland pioneers 1848). She was born 1837
and died 1867. Their children: Thomas M. b. June 1856, m.
Amanda Gee; Joseph b. 1857, m. Agnes Beeby; William M
b. 1860, m. Elee Egar; Henry b. 1863, d. aged 15; Adam b.
1867; Isabell, died.

Married Elizabeth Wiseman 1881, St. George, Utah. Their
children: Jesse b. 1883, m. Eufrasia Cocks 1909; George b.
1885, m. Rhoda Ogden, 1909; John b. 1891; Annie m. Ray
Botton 1908; Elizabeth b. 1887, m. John Pearson 1911; Ellen
b. 1888, m. Orson Jensen; Susie.

Member 40th quorum seventies. School teacher. Worked
on Salt Lake and St. George temples. Drove a herd of stock
across the plains. Settled at Richmond; moved to Farm-
ington, then to Kanab, Utah. Was first settler in Fredonia,
Ariz., and resided there for past 30 years.



DOMVILLE, THOMAS (son of William Domville of Liver-
pool, Eng.). Born March 6, 1794. Came to Utah Oct. 4, 1851,
Morris Phelps company.

Married Mary Peters Dec. 20, 1834, at Liverpool (daughter
of Edward Peters and Elizabeth Pierce of Flencher, Eng).
She was born July 10, 1796. Their children: Peter; Jane;
Elizabeth Emma, m. Frederick W. Rose. Family home 7th
ward, Salt Lake City.

Asst. Sunday school superintendent; block teacher; high
priest. Carpenter and builder. Died April 4, 1869.



DONALDSON, JOHN (son of William Donaldson, born at
Haddington, and Rachael Notman of Slateford, near Edin-
burgh, Scotland). Born Sept. 30, 1842, London, Eng. Came to
Utah 1863, Wm. B. Preston company.

Married Mary Ann Kent April 21, 1864 (daughter of James
Kertin Kent and Alice Dickson, who were married in Eng-
land). She was born Aug. 21, 1840, and came to Utah 1863,
Thomas E. Ricks company. Their children: William Kent b.
Dec. 21, 1865; Mary Alice K. b. Oct. 12, 1867, m. John E. Butt;
Marion Elizabeth b. Aug. 8. 1869; Rachael Kent b. April 30,
1871, m. Jesse E. Bigler; James Kirtin b. May 1873; Rhoda
Irene b. June 15, 1874, m. Isaac Clark; Marionetta Kent b.
June 29, 1786, m. Harry M. Croft; Jane Ann Kent b. May 29,
1878, m. James Jensen; John Alexander Kent b. June 1, 1880,
m. Rosy Maude Greene; Alma Kent b. Jan. 21, 1886, m. Sally
Janette Allen Nov. 1, 1907. Family resided Mendon, Utah,
and Teton, Idaho.

Second counselor to Bishop Hughes, Mendon ward 1877;
Missionary to England 1880-82. Moved to Snake river valley
1883; bishop of Teton ward. Admitted to the bar as an
attorney 1903; probate judge Fremont county 1903-11.

DONALDSON, ALMA KENT (son of John Donaldson and
Mary Ann Kent). Born Jan. 21, 1886, Teton Idaho.

Married Sallie Jennett Allen Nov. 1, 1907, Salt Lake City
(daughter of John R. Allen and Sarah Jannett Leavitt of
Lewiston, Utah, pioneers Feb. 21, 1862). She was born March
27. 1885. Only child: Allen b. Aug. 16, 1911. Family home
Teton, Idaho.

Member 149th quorum seventies; missionary to southern
states 1907-09; teacher in Y. M. M. I. A. Farmer.



DONEY, JOHN (son of Ellas Doney, born March 22, 1795, at
Quetholch, and Maria Roberts of St. Stephens, both in Corn-
wall, Eng.). He was born May 3, 1821, at St. Stephens.
Came to Utah in early days.



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PIONEERS AND PROMINENT MEN OF UTAH



Married Ann George Jan. 22, 1853, at St. Stephens (daugh-
ter of William and Temperance George), who was born Nov.
28, 1831, and came to Utah Sept. 26, 1866, Edmund Ellsworth
handcart company. Their children: Ann Temperance b. Nov.
1, 1854; Mary Jane b. July 29, 1856, m. Robert G. Lowe; Sarah
b. Oct. 17, 1858. m. L. L. Hatch Dec. 28, 1883; Lucy Marian b.
March 28, 1861, m. George C. Parkinson; Anah Eliza b. Aug.
17, 1863, m. Joseph G. Lowe; John Franklin b. Dec. 16. 1866,
m. Sarah Cutler Dec. 17, 1890; Elias William b. May 28. 1869,
m. Susanna M. Mendenhall Dec. 16, 1891; Robert George b.
Dec. 15. 1872; Bessie Ann b. Jan. 28, 1875, m. Fred S. Parkin-
son. Family resided Payson, Utah, and Franklin, Idaho.

Married Marinda Roberts. Their children: Henry Levi b.
Aug. 1, 1874, m. Johanna Mecham; Joseph b. March 20, 1876,
m. Isabelle Johnson.

Settled at Franklin, Idaho, 1860. High priest.

DONEY, ELIAS WILLIAM (son of John Doney and Ann
George). Born May 28, 1869, Franklin, Idaho.

Married Susanna M. Mendenhall Dec. 16. 1891, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Thomas Mendenhall and Louisa Smart), who
was born Nov. 29, 1871, Bear River, Idaho. Their children:
John Vernon M. b. Sept. 22, 1892; William M. b. Aug. 21, 1894;
Verda M. b. Sept. 9, 1896; Levar M. b. Sept. 22, 1901; Horace
M. b. Sept. 2, 1902; Grant M. b. May 27, 1904; Parley M. b.
May 27, 1906; Alfonda M. b. Sept. 22, 1908.

Missionary to Great Britain 1898-1901; member council
18th quorum seventies 1901-09, also secretary and treasurer;
high priest.



DORCHEUS, NIELS (son of Thue N. Dorcheus and Marianne
Nielson of Lemvig, Jutland, Denmark). Born June 21, 1812,
at Lemvig. Came to Utah Sept. 9, I860, James D. Ross com-
pany.

Married Angelica C. Lund 1840, Copenhagen, Denmark,
who was born June 24, 1808. Their children: John T. b. April
25, 1842, m. Ellen Jensen; Laura M. b. June 22, 1846, m. John
England. Family resided Plain City, Gunnison, Scipio and
Monroe, Utah.

High priest; member high council, Sevier stake. Carpen-
ter on St. George temple. Died Oct. 22, 1892.

DORCHEUS, JOHN T. (son of Niels Dorcheus and Angelica
C. Lund). Born April 25, 1842, Copenhagen, Denmark. Came
to Utah with father.

Married Ellen Jensen Feb. 18, 1865, Gunnison, Utah (daugh-
ter of Knud Jensen and Bodil Olson of Gunnison, Utah, pio-
neers 1862). She was born Aug. 11, 1844; came to Utah Sept.
15, 1859, Robert F. Neslen company, and died March 10, 1913,
at Monroe, Utah. Their children: John J. b. Dec. 19, 1866,
m. Julia Maria Larsen Nov. 8, 1893; Niels O. b. Feb. 28, 1871,
m. Lydia Webb; Constant b. March 12, 1874, m. Birdie A.
Hesse Sept. 1, 1897; Angelica b. Dec. 3, 1877, died; Caroline
b. July 24, 1885, m. Andrew Staples 1906. Family resided
Gunnison, Scipio and Monroe, Utah.

Married Alice P. Wasden June 14. 1868, Salt Lake City
(daughter of Thomas Wasden and Mary Brooks, the former
pioneer 1859, Robert F. Neslen company). She was born
Nov. 28, 1842, Ashton, Eng. Their children: Mary E. b.
March 31, 1871, m. Orson Washburn; Ismilda b. Dec. 19, 1872,
m. William England Jr.; Laura b. Nov. 11, 1874, m. Charles
England; Eugenia D. b. 1877, m. Joseph Howes; Parley b.
April 29. 1880, m. Irene Ward; Alma M. b. Jan. 8, 1881.

Married Mary McDonald Dec. 20, 1882, St. George, Utah
(daughter of Edward McDonald and Elizabeth Kellun, pio-
neers 1866). She was born March 5, 1863, Bishopsbriggs,
Lannarkshire, Scotland. Their children: Elizabeth A. b.
Oct. 18, 1883, m. W. M. Humphreys; Edward W. b. July 4,
1885; Rhoda B.; Ellen L.; Gladys; John A. b. May 1, 1894;
Jessie J.; Mary Irene; Robert A.; Charles H.; Alvin E.

Missionary to Kansas 1865-70; high priest. Black Hawk
war veteran.

DORCHEUS, EDWARD W. (son of John T. Dorcheus and
Mary McDonald). Born July 4, 1885, Monroe, Utah.



DORICS, NICOLI. Born Sept. 21, 1804, Copenhagen, Den-
mark. Came to Utah Sept. 13, 1854.

Married Annie Sophia Christofferson, who died June 27,
1895. Their children: Carl C. N.; John P. P.; Augusta D., m.
Stevens. Family resided in Denmark, and at Ephraim, Utah.

Missionary to Sjealland, Denmark. Shoemaker. Died
July 10, 1872, at Ephraim.

DORIUS, CARL CHRISTIAN NICOLI (son of Nicoli Dorius
and Annie Sophia Christofferson). Born April 6, 1830, Co-
penhagen, Denmark. Came to Utah Sept. 13, 1857, Chr. Chris-
tiansen handcart company.

Married Ellen G. Rolfson April 24, 1857, Liverpool, Eng.
(daughter of Bent and Gertrude Maria Rolfson, latter pio-
ner Sept. 13, 1857. Christiansen handcart company).
She came to Utah with husband. Their child: Charles Rolf-
son b. July 10, 1858, m. Margaret Neilson Dec. 11, 1879.

Married Tomena Frederickson 1864 at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Canute Frederickson and Annie Larsen, for-
mer pioneer 1864, oxteam company). She was born Aug. 4,
1840, Riser, Norway. Their children: Canute Frederick b.
Aug. 7, 1865; Anna Sophia b. Aug. 13, 1870, m. Soren J. John-
son Sept. 18, 1891; Ella Nicholena b. Oct. 7, 1872, m. Ephraim
Hansen June 5, 1901.

Married Julia Peterson (daughter of John Peterson and
Enger Anderson). Their children: Rebecca b. Jan. 6, 1874,
m. Marion Clinger May 8, 1898; John N. b. April 6, 1876, m.



Ethel Rees Dec. 24. 1982: Julia b. April 24, 1878. m. Andrew
Jensen July 16, 1902; Erastus b. Aug. 7, 1884; Maybell b.
June, 1889.

Married Mary Williams.

Married Charlotta Otterstrom April. 1885. at Salt Lake City
(daughter of Jonas Otterstrom and Hilda Amelia Algren,
former pioneer 1855, Canute Peterson company, latter 1867,
Chr. Christiansen handcart company). She was born Sept.
13, 1858. Ephraim, Utah. Their child: Mamie b. Oct. 6, 1887.

Bishop of Ephraim, South ward, 1877-94; missionary to
Scandinavia 1862-64. City councilman Ephraim six years.
Died March 4, 1894.

DORIUS, CHARLES ROLFSON (son of Carl Christian Nicoli
Dorius and Ellen G. Rolfson). Born July 10, 1858, Ephraim,
Utah.

Married Margaret Neilson Dec. 11, 1879 (daughter of Chris-
tian Neilson and Karen Hansen, pioneers Sept. 13, 1854, P. O.
Hansen company). She was born April 21, 1861. Their
children: Caroline Maria b. Feb. 6, 1881, m. R. D. Rasmussen
Oct. 2, 1907; Orpha Olevia b. Aug. 7, 1892; Sarah Magdalene
b. Jan. 27, 1895; Elda Elizabeth b. Oct. 7. 1898; Inez b. April
27, 1902. Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Missionary to Norway 1886-88; set apart bishop south ward
Ephraim, 1894. City treasurer; collector 1896-97; city coun-
cilman 1894-96; mayor; school trustee; representative state
legislature from 14th district 1907-09.



DOUGALL, HUGH MacSWEHV (son of John Dougall of
Muthill, Scotland, and Catherine MacSwein). He was born
April 24, 1837, at Muthill. Came to Utah Sept. 7, 1865, Noah
T. Guymon company.

Married Mary Catherine Streeper Dec. 6. 1862 (daughter
of Wilkinson Streeper and Matilda Wells), who was born
May 2. 1842. Their children: Hugh MacSwein born Dec. 9,
1863, m. Rhoda R. Groesbeck Nov. 25. 1891; Catherine Matil-
da b. Jan. 19, 1867; William Bernard b. July 23, 1872; John
Wilkerson b. Nov. 19, 1874, m. Harriet Wheeler November,
1900; George Moses Patrick b. Nov. 23, 1879, m. Alice Paul
Feb. 5, 1907; Mary Emma Josephine b. Nov. 13, 1883; Charles
Stewart b. Feb. 22. 1859. Family home Springville, Utah.

Contractor on Union Pacific railroad. Postmaster 25 years
at Springville, Utah. Died Feb. 28, 1906.

DOUGALL, HUGH MacSWEIN, JR. (son of Hugh MacSwein
Dougall Sr. and Mary Catherine Streeper). Born Dec 9
1863, Springville, Utah.

Married Rhoda Rebecca Groesbeck Nov. 25, 1891, at Spring-
ville (daughter of Nicholas Harmon Groesbeck and Rhoda
Sanderson), who was born Nov. 16, 1864, at Springville
Their child: Catherine Rhoda b. June 1, 1896.

City councilman 1909. Manager Dougall Live Stock com-
pany; merchant; rancher and stockralser.



DOUGLASS, RICHARD (son of George Douglass and Ellen
Briggs). Born Feb. 27, 1828, Downham, Lancashire, Eng.
Came to Utah Aug. 28, 1852.

Married Elizabeth Wadsworth June 21, 1849 (daughter of
James and Agnes Wadsworth), who was born Aug. 10, 1833,
Manchester, Eng., and came to Utah with husband. Their
children: Ellen b. April 14, 1850, m. James Wilson; Elizabeth
Ann b. March 31, 1852, m. John W. Hooper; Richard b. Jan.
23, 1854, died; Agnes Vilate b. July 29, 1856, m. Charles O.
Wheat; James Henry b. Aug. 29, 1858, m. Irintha Pratt; Mary
b. July 31, 1860, died; Jeannetta b. Aug. 10, 1861, m. George
B. Smyth Jr., m. John Brown; Isabell b. Oct. 7, 1863. m. A.
McLaren Boyle; Benjamin Edmund b. Nov. 8, 1866, died;
Alice b. Nov. 29, 1867, m. Ashby Stringham; Mariah; Joseph
b. July 1, 1870, died; David George b. Oct. 25, 1871; Charles
Walter b. Oct. 19, 1873, died; Wealthy b. Nov. 11, 1876; Ada
Catherine b. Jan. 4, 1879, m. Charles P. Carlson. Family
home Ogden, Utah.

Married Eliza Joyce 1857, Salt Lake City (daughter of
Thomas and Mary Ann Joyce, who were married in Bedford-
shire, Eng.). She was born in Bedfordshire. Their chil-
dren: George b. Nov. 22, 1867, died; Thomas Moroni b. July
12, 1859, m. Sophia Larson; John b. Feb. 4, 1861, m. Lettia
Shurtliff; William b. March 2, 1863, m. Chloe Leischman;
Ralph Heber b. April 2, 1865, m. Jennie Pickering; Sarah
Eliza b. July 30, 1867, m. William Reeve; Mary Ann b Feb
22, 1870, died; Roseltha b. Jan. 8. 1873, m. David Georga
Revore; Walter Joyce b. Sept. 2, 1880. ,

Member 26th quorum seventies; missionary to England.
Assisted in bringing in immigrants to Utah.



DOWDING, THOMAS (son of David Dowding born 1794 and
Mary Smith, both of Wiltshire, Eng.). Born 1816 in Wilt-
shire. Came to Utah Sept. 16, 1866, William Henry Chipman
company.

Married Hannah Nash (daughter of James Nash), who
was born May 1, 1830, and came to Utah with husband.
Their children: David b. April 19, 1861, m. Henrietta Van
Tassell Dec. 8, 1872; Elizabeth, m. Allen Hall; William b.
Oct. 10. 1854; Nephi b. Nov. 20, 1866, m. Jane Condor; Louisa,
m. Benj. Camp Oct. 6, 1879; Mary, m. Charles Engler; James;
Martha, m. Benjamin Orkett; Sarah J. b. July 16, 1868; Emm*
b. Nov. 2, 1869. Family home West Jordan, Utah.

DOWDING, DAVID (son of Thomas Dowding and Hannah
Nash). Born April 19, 1861, in Wiltshire.

Married Henrietta Van Tassell Dec. 8. 1872. Salt Lake City
(daughter of Henry Van Tassell and Emily L. Street, pio-



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neers 1864, Ansel P. Harmon company), who was born Sept.

29. 1857, in New York city. Their children: David L. b. Oct.

30, 1873, m. Ann Goff June 19, 1907; Sarah J. b. June 25, 1875,
m. Eric Nelson July 7, 1898; George W. b. July 2, 1878, m.
Elizabeth Goff Nov. 16, 1898; Maud b. Jan. 1, 1881, m. S. H.
Smith Sept. 20, 1899; Etta b. Oct. 10, 1888; James b. July 30,
1891; Arthur b. Jan. 18, 1892; Mae b. Sept. 16, 1894; Raymond
b. March 12, 1896; Blanch L. b. Nov. 25, 1899. Family home
Sandy, Utah.



DOWDELL, ABSALOM PORTER. Came to Utah 1847 with
oxteam. Married Sarah Ann Halladay. Their children: Wil-
liam; Thomas; Louisa Jonathan; Martha Jane, m. Jeremiah
Albert Robey. Family home Santaquin, Utah.
Missionary to Australia. Farmer.



DOWDLE, ROBERT HUGHES (son of Robert Dowdle and
Sarah Ann Robinson of Alabama). Born April 6. 1830, In
Franklin county, Ala. Came to Utah 1849 with government
freighters.

Married Henrietta Messervy March 27, 1858, Santaquin.
Utah (daughter of Joshua Messervy and Jane Roberts of
Jersey Island, Eng., pioneers Oct. 10, 1853, Joseph W. Young
company). She was born March 20, 1837. Their children:
Robert, Joseph and John E., all died; Elvira, d. aged 15; Wil-
liam Robert, died; Moroni Jerome, d. aged 5; Henriette Jane,
m. Benjamin P. Porter Dec. 19, 1878; Sarah Ann, m. Jesse M.
Baker Oct. 22, 1885; Annie Elizabeth, m. Joseph Bryant
Hawks Dec. B, 1885; Louisa, m. Joseph P. Daynes July 7, 1907;
Hugh Joshua, m. Lettie Miles March 20, 1896. Family home
Franklin, Idaho.

Seventy; ward teacher. Justice of peace; Indian Inter-
preter. Farmer. Died Oct. 27, 1909.



DOW1VARD, GEORGE. Born Dec. 27, 1822, in Kent. Eng-.
Came to Utah Nov. 1862.

Married Mary Emma Carlisle 1865 at Salt. Lake City
(daughter of William and Jane Carlisle of Kent), who was
born Nov. 8, 1833, and came to Utah November,. 1862, and died
Dec. B, 1897. Their children: William b. July 12, 1867. m.
Annie Catherine Dahl; John Lewis b. Sept. 1869, m. Angellne
King; Emma Jane. Family home Spring City, Utah.

High priest. Settled at Spring City 1862; moved to Rich-
field, from which place he was driven by Indians; went to
Emery county, 1881. Carpenter; painter. Died July, 1902,
Price, Utah.

DOWNARD, WILLIAM (son of George Downard and Emma
Carlisle). Born July 12. 1867, Spring City, Utah.

Married Annie Catherine Dahl Aug. 3, 1887, Logan, Utah
(daughter of Niels Peter Dahl and Bertha Mane Christensen,
of Ulano, Denmark, who came to Utah 1878 by rail). She
was born April 7, 1866. Their children: Emma Annetta b.
April 19, 1888, m. John Sax; Bertha Matilda b. April 7, 1890,
m. George McGahn; Arnold William b. March 21, 1892;
Ernest Peter b. June 25, 1894; Arthur Lewis b. Aug. 4, 1897;
Hazel b. Nov. 6, 1899; Ray Vermont b. June 15, 1902. died;
Rulon b. April 8, 1905; Ella b. Sept. 5, 1908; Alden b. June 19,
1911. Family home Price. Utah.

Settled at Price 1881 and has helped to build canals and
wagon roads. President 101st quorum seventies; Sunday
school superintendent at Price; counselor In presidency
Y. M. M. I. A.; superintendent Woodside branch, Emery
county. Trustee of Woodside school district two years. Car-
penter; farmer.



DOXEY, THOMAS (son of Thomas Doxey, born October, 1801,
and Susannah Brearly, who was born June B, 1802, at Derby,
Eng:.. married July 6, 1821). He was born March 27, 1829,
In Derby. Came to Utah 1853, Appleton Harmon company.

Married Ann Elizabeth Hunt July 10, 1853. Council Bluffs,
Iowa (daughter of John Hunt and Mary Danby), who was
born Dec. 20, 1830, and came to Utah with husband. Their
children: Alma T. b. July 14, 1854, m. Leonora L. Eaton June
23, 1880; Mary Ann b. Aug. 28. 1856, m. Joseph H. Watkins
April 30, 1879; David Hunt b. June 13, 1858, m. Ann E. Clark
Oct. 31, 1889. d. Nov. 2, 1910; Moroni Hunt b. Aug. 13, 1860,
m. Olive J. Riley June 11, 1887, d. Dec. 6, 1903; Jane b. Nov.
27. 1863, d. Aug. 10, 1865; Samuel b. Feb. 17. 1866, d. Feb. 8,
1907; m Margret N. Moyes Aug. 31, 1898; Thomas b. April 11,
1868, m. Bessie A. E. Watkins April 30, 1889. Family resided
Salt Lake City and Ogden, Utah.

Married Mary Rhodes Feb. 26, 1872, at Salt Lake City
(daughter of George Rhodes and Alice Mellor), who was
born Sept. 11, 1850, St. Louis, Mo. Their children: James b.
Aug. 15, 1873, d. March 24, 1894: Ellen Mellor b. Sept. 26,
1875, m. Nels Sorensen Oct. 10, 1895; Rosetta b. Jan. 7, 1878,
m. Wallace Fife Nov. 22, 1899; John b. Oct. 14, 1879, m.
Loretta Bingham May 10, 1899; Mary Alice b. Nov. 16, 1881,
m. Henry A. Hill Jan. 7. 1902; George R. b. Dec. 22, 1883, m.
Chloe Woods Nov. 23, 1910; Albert b. Dec. 2, 1885. m. Minnie
Baird Jan. 1, 1905; William R. b. Aug. 14, 1888, d. Jan. 2, 1890;
Clara b. Nov. 7. 1890; Susannah B. b. June 1, 1893, m. Fred-
rick Paul Nlsbitt Jan. 22, 1913. Family home, Ogden.

City watermaster 16 years; road supervisor 1888; member
State Irrigation association 1895. Captain in Nauvoo Legion.
Second counselor to Bishop Robert McQuarrle 1879; member
Weber state high council; superintendent 2d ward Sunday
chool. Member city council. Farmer.



DOXEY, ALMA T. (son of Thomas Doxey and Ann Eliza-
beth Hunt). Born July 14, 1864, Salt Lake City.

Married Leonora L. Eaton June 23, 1880, St. George, Utah
(daughter of John S. Eaton and Emily Ann Robins), who
was born May 31, 1864, Scipio, Utah. Their children: Alma
T. b. Feb. 6, 1882, m. Orpha Gould Oct. 28, 1901; Bella b Sept
2, 1884, d. Dec. 20, 1890; John Riley b. Nov. 22, 1886 d Jan.



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