He was married to EDITH REINHARDT on 18 Mar 1950 in PHILADELPHIA, MONTGOMERY CO., PENNSYLVANIA. Children were: DR. JAMES ROBERT EDINGER, DR. LIZA SUZANNE EDINGER .
She was married to WILLIAM MACLAY IRWIN. Children were: HENRIETTA IRWIN .
He was married to BEATRICE VIOLA LOGSDON. Children were: VERNA MAE EDWARDS.
He was married to MAY RACHEL THORESEN on 21 Aug 1900 in HYRUM, CACHE CO., UTAH.
She was married to EDWARD ALLGOOD.
He was married to MARTHA CURD. Children were: TEMPERANCE EDWARDS .
She was married to JONATHON RICKS in 1796 in EDGECOMBE CO., NORTH CAROLINA. Children were: ELIZABETH RICKS, LEWIS RICKS, MARTHA RICKS, JOEL RICKS, CHARITY RICKS.
She was married to HARLAN PATRICK NEWCOMB on 16 May 1947. She was divorced from HARLAN PATRICK NEWCOMB in 1963. Children were: JAMES CHARLES EDWARDS NEWCOMB , ELLEN LUCILLE NEWCOMB, LOIS KAYE NEWCOMB, FORREST BLAKE NEWCOMB.
He was married to ANNA ANDERSON. Children were: MARGARET EILERTSEN.
She was married to
BENDT NIELSEN on 12 Apr 1822 in HORSHOLM, FREDERIKSBORG, DENMARK. ERASTUS
SNOW MARRIED BENDT AND MARGRETHE. KIRSTEN STOOD AS PROXY FOR MARGRETHE. ON
28 NOVEMBER 1854, BENDT AND MARGARET, BADE GOODBYE TO RELATIVES AND FRIENDS IN
THEIR NATIVE LAND, BOUND FOR ZION, 8,000 MILES AWAY, IN A STRANGE LAND OF WHICH
THEY KNEW LITTLE. IN COMPANY WITH MANY OTHERS OF THEIR FAITH, BENDT AND HIS WIFE,
LEFT LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND ON 7 JANUARY 1855 ON AN OLD SAILING VESSEL. THEY ARRIVED
IN NEW ORLEANS, ON 23 FEBRUARY 1855. HAVING SUFFERED GREAT HARDSHIPS AND SORROWS
ON THE MIGHTY OCEAN, AND BURYING THEIR ONLY TWO CHILDREN IN THE WATERS OF THE
MARGRET WAS COMPELLED TO SEW THE SHROUDS AROUND THE BODIES OF HER LOVED ONES, AND HER HUSBAND HAD TO PUT HEAVY LEAD WEIGHTS AT THEIR FEET, SO THAT THE BODIES MIGHT SINK TO THE BOTOM OF THE OCEAN, WHEN THEY WERE SLID OFF A BOARD AT THE AFTER PART OF THE SHIP. RATHER THAN TAKE A CHANCE OF WHALES GETTING THE BODIES, THEY WAITED TILL THEY WERE NEARER SHORE BEFORE THEY BURIED THEM IN THE OCEAN.
ON 26 DEC 1853 BENDT AND MARGARET LEFT COPENHAGEN ON THE SHIP "EIDEREN" AND SAILED TO LIVERPOOL ARRIVING 9 JAN 1854. THEY SAILED ON THE SHIP "BENJAMIN FRANKLIN" FROM LIVERPOOL 28 JAN 1854 ARRIVING IN NEW ORLEANS ON 22 MARCH 1854. THEY LEFT THE 25TH OF MARCH ON THE STEAMBOAT " L. M. KENNET " TO ST. LOUIS, ARRIVING THERE 3 APRIL 1854. DURING THE VOYAGE, MARGARET EILERTSEN NIELSEN DIED AND WAS BURIED AT EMIGRANT CEMETERY AT ST. LOUIS ON 23 MAY 1854.
Children were: NEILS BENDT (BENGT) NIELSEN, ANNA (ANE) INGEBORG NIELSEN, GEORGE (JORGEN) NIELSEN , MARIE NIELSEN, KIRSTINE (STINE) NIELSEN, HANS ENOCH NIELSEN, ANDREW B. NIELSEN.
She was married to BENDT NIELSON. Children were: HANS ENOCH NIELSEN .
She was married to JOHN PARK. Children were: KATHLEEN H. PARK.
He was married to MARY ELLEN ATWOOD.
She was married to THOMAS WIGHT. AS TO THOMAS'S PARENTAGE, WE HAVE ONLY TRADITION WITH STRONG EVIDENCE THAT THE SURNAME WAS USED INTERCHANGEABLY WITH STUART, BEING DESCENDANT OF JAMES 1 OF ENGLAND.
He was married to HANNAH WHEELER. Children were: THADDEUS ELLIOTT SR. .
She was married to
LEWIS WIGHT on 10 Dec 1827 in CENTERVILLE, ALEGHANY CO., NEW YORK.
AFTER THE BIRTH OF THEIR SECOND CHILD, THE GOSPEL MESSAGE CAME TO THEM. THEY SOON WERE BAPTIZED (21 FEB 1843) IN ALLEGHANY CO., NEW YORK. THEY HAD MADE A DAM IN A STREAM OF WATER RUNNNG THROUGH A SHADY NOOK, AND STEPHEN WIGHT, A COUSIN, OFFICIATED.
IN 1848, LEWIS AND NANCY WIGHT WITH THEIR FAMILY, SOLD THEIR FARM IN NEW YORK AND SETTLED ON THE BANKS OF LITTLE PIGEON CREEK, IOWA. THEY ESTABLISHED A FARM OF 25 ACRES HERE. THEY WANTED TO BE WITH THE MAIN BODY OF SAINTS, WHICH WAS HERE AT THE TIME.
THE SAINTS WERE ALREADY GATHERING TO THE WEST AS FAST AS THEY COULD MOVE ON, AND IT WAS NOT LONG UNTIL LEWIS AND HIS FAMILY WERE AGAIN CALLED UPON TO LEAVE THE COMFORTS THEY HAD BEEN ABLE TO ACCUMULATE, AND FOLLOW THEIR FRIENDS. THEY LEFT THEIR PROPERTY AT THE POINT OF BAYONETS AND WATCHED THEIR HOMES BURNED TO THE GROUND BY AN ANGRY MOB. THEIR PROSPEROUS LITTLE FARM WAS SOLD FOR THE SUM OF $50.00, AND THAT WAS ABOUT ALL THEY COULD GET TO HELP THEM ON THEIR WAY.
THEY JOINED BISHOP EDWARD HUNTER'S COMPANY OF ONE HUNDRED WAGONS AND STARTED THEIR PILGRIMAGE ACROSS THE OPEN PLAINS. THEY WERE POORLY EQUIPPED AND THEIR SUPPLIES WERE SCANT, BUT THEIR HEARTS WERE BRAVE, FOR THEY KNEW THE LORD WOULD PROTECT THEM.
THE COMPANY PASSED THROUGH ALL THE HARDSHIPS OF THOSE LONG HARD JOURNEYS, SUFFERING COLD, PRIVATIONS AND HUNGER. THEY ARRIVED IN SALT LAKE VALLEY ON 13 OCTOBER 1850.
LEWIS AND NANCY SETTLED AT MILL CREEK, UTAH. AND BEGAN GATHERING THE COMFORTS OF LIFE ABOUT THEM ONCE MORE. HOWEVER, IN 1856 THEY CAME TO BRIGHAM CITY, AND FINALLY SUCCEEDED IN SECURING FARMLAND NEAR BEAR RIVER WHERE THEY WERE AMONG THE VERY FIRST TO RAISE GRAIN ON DRYLAND. WHILE AT MILL CREEK THEY LOOKED AFTER THE CHURCH CATTLE, MILKING 75 COWS AND MAKING BUTTER AND CHEESE. THEY CONTINUED TO LOOK AFTER THE CHURCH CATTLE WHEN THEY MOVED TO BEAR RIVER.
WHEN WORD CAME THAT JOHNSON'S ARMY WAS ON ITS WAY TO MOLEST THE "MORMONS", THE LEADERS OF THE CHURCH ADVISED EVERYONE TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES AND TRAVEL SOUTH. THE WIGHTS WENT AS FAR AS PAYSON, SETTLING THERE UNTIL THINGS BECAME QUIET, AND THEN CAME BACK TO THEIR HOME WHICH THEY FOUND HAD NOT BEEN MOLESTED.
NANCY WAS REPORTED TO BE A WONDERFUL NURSE AND HER TENDER CARE WAS APPRECIATED BY MANY MOTHERS. SHE DELIVERED OVER 1000 BABIES INTO THE WORLD AND NEVER LOST A SINGLE MOTHER THROUGH CONFINEMENT.
LEWIS WAS VERY STRICT IN THE LIVING OF HIS RELIGION. HE UNDERSTOOD HERBS AND OFTEN PRESCRIBED THEM FOR MEDICINE. LEWIS HAD CHARGE OF GETTING THE TIMBER TO BUILD THE BOX ELDER COUNTY COURT HOUSE.
BOTH NANCY AND LEWIS BOTH DIED IN BRIGHAM CITY, UTAH. LEWIS AFTER A FEW DAYS OF ILLNESS. HE SUFFERED WITH STOMACH TROUBLE FOR SOME YEARS BEFORE HIS DEATH. NANCY DIED ONE NIGHT WHEN SHE RETIRED TO BED IN USUAL HEALTH, AND WAS FOUND DEAD BY HER DAUGHTER IN LAW. Children were: LYMAN WIGHT , CHARLES WIGHT, SARAH WIGHT, SAMUEL WIGHT, ELIZABETH WIGHT, JOSEPH MORONI WIGHT, HEBER WIGHT, NANCY WIGHT, WILLIAM LEWIS WIGHT.
He was married to SARAH LATHE on 19 Mar 1807. Children were: NANCY URANIA ELLIOTT.
He was married to THANKFUL GOLDTHWAITE on 16 Jun 1784. Children were: THADDEUS ELLIOTT.
He was married to REBECCA LEWIS on 30 Sep 1789. Children were: JESSE ELSTON, JOSIAH ELSTON, ESTHER ELSTON, REBECCA ELSTON, POLLY ELSTON, AMELIA ELSTON, MILLY ELSTON, JOSIAH ELSTON, NANCY JANE ELSTON, MICAJAH ELSTON, LUCY ELSTON, POLLY ELSTON, JOHN ELSTON, SARAH ELSTON, WILLIAM ELSTON.
She was married to AUSTIN HAMMER on 7 Sep 1826 in WAYNE CO., INDIANA. She was sealed to spouse on 4 May 1858. Children were: REBECCA ANN HAMMER, NANCY JANE HAMMER, JOHN AUSTIN HAMMER, JOSIAH HAMMER, AUSTIN HAMMER JR., JULIA ANN HAMMER, ISIAH HAMMER.
Children were: DANIEL ROBERT EMANUEL, JOHN EDWARD EMANUEL, MICHAEL CHARLES EMANUEL, SGT. WILLIAM DAVID EMANUEL .
Children were: JESSICA SHEA EMANUEL, AMBER SKY EMANUEL.
Children were: CODY JOHN EMANUEL.
She was married to EDGAR THOMPSON WHITE on 30 Jan 1933. Children were: RICHARD WALTER WHITE, MARGARET A. WHITE.
She was married to JAMES GARLINE CORBIN on 22 Dec 1921 in VANCOUVER, CLARK CO., WASHINGTON.
She was married to WILBERT ROY NEWCOMB on 13 Jan 1922 in VANCOUVER, CLARK CO., WASHINGTON.
He was married to HANNAH MARGRETHE NIELSEN on 3 Apr 1888 in MOUNT PLEASANT, SANPETE CO., UTAH.
She was married to GEORGE (JORGEN) NIELSEN on 24 Jul 1855 in SALT LAKE CITY, SALT LAKE CO., UTAH. Children were: GEORGE HENRY NIELSEN, JOSEPH BENJAMIN NIELSEN, JONAS IRA NIELSEN, MARY ANN NIELSEN, EMILY MARIA NIELSEN.
She was married to ANDREW B. NIELSEN on 1 Apr 1865 in HYRUM, CACHE CO., UTAH. Children were: MARY ELIZABETH NIELSEN, ANDREW HENRY NIELSEN, ANNA MELINDA NIELSEN, MARGARET MARIA NIELSEN, EMILY CHRISTINE NIELSEN , JOSEPH ILARD NIELSEN.
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