My Mormon Pioneer Ancestors
Mormon Pioneers are defined as those people who arrived in Utah between 1847 (when Brigham Young arrived) and 1869 (when the transcontinental railroad arrived--"The Golden Spike.") Thirty-nine of my ancestors are Mormon Pioneers, 12 on my father's side and 27 on my mother's side.
On my father's side, 1 of his 4 grandparents; 7 of his 8 great grandparents; and 4 of his 16 great, great grandparents (for a total of 12) were Mormon Pioneers. They are:
Milo Andrus (1814-1893), and his wife Jane Munday (1832-1900) William Reynolds Terry (1812-1868), and his wife Mary Allen Phillips (1815-1898) Joshua Terry (1825-1915), his parents, his wife, and her parents, Parshall Terry, 3rd (1778-1861) Hannah Terry (1785-1877) Mary Emma Reid (1840-1918) John Reid (1781-1866) Sarah Courtier (1806-1860) Louisa Amelia Williams (1839-1868), and her daughter Amelia Charles (1862-1930)
On my mother's side 4 of her 8 great grandparents; 14 of her 16 2g grandparents, 7 of her 32 3g grandparents, and 2 of her 64 4g grandparents (for a total of 27) were Mormon Pioneers. They are:
George Washington Adair (1818-1897), and his wife Miriam Jane Billingsley (1829-1912), and her parents Elijah Randolf Billingsley (1806-1888) Emeline L. Northcutt (1806-1882) William Fowler (1830-1865), and his wife Ellen Bradshaw (1835-1873), and their daughter Florence Ellen Fowler (1860-1946) Samuel Comstock Snyder (1808-1866), and his mother and wife Lovisa Comstock (1789-1856) Caroline Little Luce (1831-1924), and her parents and paternal grandmother Ephriam Luce (1799-1880) Ruth Grant (1775-1860) Lydia Macomber (1799-1874) Thomas Cope (1814-1864), and his wife Martha Newton (1822-1854), and their son Thomas Henry Cope (1853-1930) Robert Lewis Lloyd (1822-1892), and his wife Eliza Adeline Goheen (1838-1921), and her mother Dorinda Melissa Moody (1808-1895), and her mother Mary Baldwin (1785-1853) Levi Stewart (1812-1878), and his wife Melinda Howard (1816-1853), and their son Joseph Abram Stewart (1838-1897) William Fletcher Ewell (1815-1848), and his father and wife Pleasant Ewell (1788-1852) Mary Lee Bland (1817-1898), and their daughter Sarah Elizabeth Ewell (1841-1893)
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