He was married to ROBERTA JUNE CAMPBELL on 1 Apr 1951.
She was married to MICHAEL HENDRY. Children were: MICHAEL HENDRY .
He was married to VERNA WHITE on 26 Jun 1941 in SEATTLE, KING CO., WASHINGTON. Children were: LINDA MARGEAN BIGLER, CARLINE BIGLER, TERRY BIGLER, GAYLE EDWARD BIGLER.
He was married to MAUD MARSHALL. Children were: * JOHN DE WARREN EARL OF WARREN AND SURREY.
He was married to JULIANA DE VERE. Children were: ROGER BIGOD.
He was married to MAUD MARSHALL. Children were: RALPH BIGOD.
She was married to GILBERT DE LACY*. Children were: MAUD FITZ GEOFFREY .
He was married to BERTHA DE FURNIVALLE . Children were: ISABEL BIGOD.
He was married to ISABEL DE WARRENE (PLANTAGENET). Children were: HUGH BIGOD *.
He was married to ADELIZA DE TONI . Children were: HUGH BIGOD.
He was married to ST. SAVEUR. Children were: ROGER BIGOD.
She was married to SAMUEL SINCLAIR (SAMMY) MACLAY JR. on 26 May 1983 in COEUR d' ALENE, KOOTENAI CO., IDAHO.
He was married to TRYNTJE. Children were: LYDIA BILYEU.
She was married to JOHN WORKMAN on 11 Mar 1809
in OVERTON CO., TENNESSEE. AS A YOUNG MAN OF 19, UNATTACHED, LEFT THE MARYLAND
HOME OF HIS FATHER, GOING FIRST TO THE KENTUCKY COUNTRY BUT SOON CONTINUING ON
TO OVERTON CO., TENNESSEE, WHERE HE BECAME ATTACHED TO THE BILYEU FAMILY. THAT
HE HAD KNOWN THIS FAMILY BEFORE COMING TO TENNESSEE IS CERTAIN. THEY HAD GONE
THROUGH THE SAME MIGRATORY STAGES AS HAD THE WORKMAN FAMILY AND SHORTLY BEFORE
THIS JOHN'S ELDER BROTHER, BENJAMIN, HAD MARRIED HANNAH BILYEU. WHILE IN OVERTON
CO., TENN., PETER BILYEU AND JOHN WORKMAN WERE AMONG THE SIGNERS OF A PETITION
OF 27 SEPT. 1813 FOR A MILITIA TO PROTECT THE SETTLERS FROM THE INDIANS.
IN 1814, JOHN AND HIS FAMILY MOVED TO KENTUCKY AND BOUGHT LAND IN NICHOLAS CO., JUST TEN MILES NORTH OF WHERE HIS FATHER, JACOB, HAD SETTLED IN BOURBON CO., TWO YEARS PREVIOUSLY. BY INDUSTRY AND ECONOMY THE WORKMANS SOON FOUND THEMSELVES IN GOOD CIRCUMSTANCES BOTH IN LAND AND MONEY. JOHN BUILT A FINE HOME IN CARLISLE. THE WORKMANS WERE VERY SINCERE IN THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS BELONGING TO THE TUNKERS OR GERMAN BAPTIST CHURCH (LIKE THEIR COUSINS WHO WERE SETTLING FURTHER UP THE OHIO RIVER IN BELMONT AND KNOX COUNTIES, OHIO).
JOHN HAD A VERY COMPREHENSIVE UNDERSTANDING OF THE TEACHINGS OF CHRIST. HE TRIED TO SHOW THE OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH THE BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE SCRIPTURES. THIS LED TO ARGUMENTS AND CONTENTION AMONG THEM, BRINGING THE HATRED AND ENVY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH UPON JOHN AND HIS FAMILY. FOR THIS REASON JOHN LEFT CARLISLE AND WENT BACK TO OVERTON COUNTY, TENN. BECAUSE OF THE BITTERNESS IN THE COMMUNITY TOWARDS THEM OVER RELIGIOUS DISPUTES IT WAS IMPOSSIBLE FOR JOHN TO SELL HIS HOLDINGS IN CARLISLE SO HE ABANDONED THEM.
BACK IN OVERTON CO., TENN., AGAIN, JOHN BOUGHT MUCH LAND AND HAD SLAVES TO WORK IT. HE LAID HIS FARM OUT IN SECTIONS FOR THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF FARM CROPS; HAD HIS OWN GRIST MILL, GROCERY STORE AND FLOCKS AND HERDS. HE ATTENDED BUT COULD NOT ACCEPT THE POPULAR INTERPRETATION SO IN DUE TIME HE QUIT THE CHURCH ALTOGETHER. AFTER THAT HE CARRIED ON A DISTILLERY OF WHISKY AND BRANDY AND GOT TO DRINKING MODERATELY HIMSELF.
IN 1839 TWO MORMON ELDERS CAME TO OVERTON CO., TENN.. THEY HAD A HARD TIME FINDING LODGINGS. THEY CAME TO JOHN WORKMAN'S DOOR. AS JOHN HAD NEVER TURNED A TRAVELLER FROM HIS DOOR WITHOUT FOOD AND REST THESE ELDERS FOUND A WELCOME IN HIS HOME. THE MESSAGE THEY BROUGHT STRUCK A FAMILIAR CHORD IN THE HEART OF JOHN WORKMAN. HE BROUGHT OUT HIS COMPENDUIM AND FOUND HIS CLASSIFICATION OF SCRIPTURES TO BE SIMILAR TO THE ONE THE ELDERS USED. THEIR EXPLANATIONS WERE THOSE HE HAD TRIED TO CONVEY TO THE CHURCH MEMBERS AND FOR WHICH THEY HAD CAST HIM OUT AND ABUSED HIM AND HIS FAMILY. ON THE 22 JULY 1840 JOHN AND HIS WIFE LYDIA AND SEVERAL OF HIS CHILDREN WERE BAPTIZED BY ABRAM OWEN SMOOT AND JULIAN MOSES AND CONFIRMED 30 JULY THAT YEAR AS MEMBERS OF THE LDS CHURCH.
THIS STEP INCREASED THE HATRED AND PERSECUTIONS BY THE LOCAL CHURCH AND COMMUNITY. IN 1843 HE ABANDONED HIS VAST HOLDINGS IN TENNESSEE AND EMIGRATED TO NAUVOO, WHERE HE COULD ASSOCIATE WITH THOSE WHO HAD THE SAME RELIGIOUS CONVICTIONS THAT HE CHERISHED. HERE HE BOUGHT A FARM FOUR MILES EAST OF NAUVOO WHERE HE LIVED MOST OF THE TIME. TWO OF HIS SONS HAD PREVIOUSLY LOCATED IN THE CITY OF NAUVOO.
IN THE SUMMER OF 1845 JOHN HAD HARVESTED A GOOD WHEAT CROP AND THRESHED SOME OF IT. ONE DAY IN EARLY EVENING HE SAW SOME OF THE FARM HOMES OF OTHER SAINTS IN FLAMES. HE KNEW AT ONCE THAT THIS WAS THE WORK OF MOBS WHOSE FURY HAD RAGED UNABATED SINCE THE NAUVOO CHARTER HAD BEEN REPEALED. HE HAD A WAGON THERE WITH BOARDS ACROSS THE RUNNING GEARS. JOHN PUT WHAT HE COULD OF THE SACKED WHEAT ON THIS WAGON AND HIS FAMILY ON TOP OF THE WHEAT AND DROVE TO NAUVOO FOR PROTECTION. THE SEVERE PERSECUTIONS THE SAINTS SUFFERED AT THIS TIME PROVED TOO MUCH FOR JOHN'S WIFE, LYDIA, AND SHE SUCCUMBED TO THE TRIALS, DYING IN NAUVOO AND WAS BURIED IN THE NAUVOO CEMETERY.
JOHN PASSED THROUGH THE TRIALS INCIDENT TO THE EXPULSION OF THE SAINTS FROM NAUVOO. THIS WAS THE THIRD TIME HE HAD ABANDONED HIS EARTHLY POSSESSIONS FOR HIS SPIRITUAL CONVICTIONS., HE REMAINED IN THE CITY OF NAUVOO UNTIL THE LATE SPRING OF 1846 WHEN HE WAS DRIVEN INTO THE WILDERNESS WITH THE SAINTS. HE JOINED HIS SON, JACOB L. AT MT. PISGAH, IOWA, WHERE HE HAD A TEMPORARY CABIN. JOHN REMAINED THERE UNTIL 1851 WHEN HE EMIGRATED TO THE GREAT SALT LAKE. IN SALT LAKE HE LIVED PART OF THE TIME WITH HIS CHILDREN AND PART OF THE TIME IN THE SMALL HOME THAT JACOB L. HAD BUILT FOR HIM ON THE LOT JACOB HAD DRAWN AT THE TIME THE CITY WAS LAID OUT. JOHN HAD LEFT SOME OF HIS FAMILY IN ILLINOIS, THEY HAVING ELECTED TO STAY THERE, BUT OTHERS HAD FOLLOWED THE COURSE OF THE CHURCH AND WERE WITH HIM IN HIS DEVOTION TO THE CAUSE HE HAD ESPOUSED. HE LABORED WITH HIS OWN HANDS FOR A LIVING AND BECAUSE OF HIS BEAUTIFUL PENMANSHIP HAD BEEN GIVEN THE ASSIGNMENT OF BEING SCRIBE TO THE CHURCH, SPENDING MOST OF HIS TIME TRANSCRIBING PATRIARCHAL BLESSINGS AND FAMILY HISTORIES .........
HIS SON JACOB L. WORKMAN, WRITING OF HIS FATHER'S DEATH, SAID--
HE CONTINUED HIS LABOR OF TRANSCRIBING BLESSINGS AND FAMILY RECORDS UNTIL THE SPRING OF 1855 WHEN HIS HEALTH BECAME VERY POOR. HIS AFFLICTION INCREASING UPON HIM IN SPITE OF ALL OUR FAITH AND PRAYERS AND ALL WE COULD DO. ON THE 14TH OF APRIL, I COULD SEE THAT HIS DAYS WERE NUMBERED. I ASKED HIM IF HE WANTED TO DIE. HE SAID THAT HE WOULD RATHER LIVE, BUT IF IT WAS THE LORD'S WILL TO TAKE HIM HE WAS READY. WE HAD FREQUENT TALKS UPON THE GOSPEL OF SALVATION. HE REMAINED IN HIS RATIONAL MIND UNTIL THE EVENING OF APRIL 20TH, WHEN HE WENT TO SLEEP, BUT STILL CONTINUING TO BREATHE UNTIL 20 MINS. TO 5 A.M. THE MORNING OF APRIL 21 HE PASSED AWAY SURROUNDED BY HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Children were: JACOB LINDSEY WORKMAN.
She was married to WILLIAM ALLGOOD on 2 Aug 1886.
He was married to AGNES SARAH WHITE on 3 Nov 1926 in REXBURG, MADISON CO., IDAHO. Children were: LYLE CORNELL BIRD , RONALD GENE BIRD, SHARON JANELL BIRD, JANINE BIRD.
She was married to MERLIN HUGH BROWN on 30 May 1942 in CARDSTON, ALBERTA, CANADA. Children were: LEONARD OWEN BROWN, SHARYN ELAINE BROWN, JUDITH KAY BROWN, DONALD RAY BROWN, WENDY SUE BROWN.
She was married to CHARLES MARTIN ATWOOD on 27 May 1924.
She was married to HOLMES BRUCE MACLAY. Children were: THOMAS BRUCE MACLAY, WILLIAM HOLMES (BILL) MACLAY , SARAH ELIZABETH MACLAY.
She was married to GRANT WILLIAM (JERRY) MACLAY.
He was married to UNKNOWN. Children were: LOUISE BLISS.
She was married to WALLACE DEWITT on 10 Sep 1885. Children were: ELLEN BLISS DEWITT .
She was married to CHESTLEY MEEHAN on 12 Apr 1917. Children were: VIRGINA NELLIE MEEHAN.
He was married to NANCY FERL ATWOOD on 14 Feb 1997 in CARDSTON, ALBERTA, CANADA. He was sealed to spouse on 14 Jun 1997 in the Alberta, Canada LDS temple.
She was married to BRIGHAM DALE ALLEN on 4 Jun 1935 in SALT LAKE CITY, SALT LAKE CO., UTAH.
He was married to LYDIA ANN STRINGER. Children were: ELIZA ANN BOGGESS .
She was married to JESSE TURPIN on 24 Sep 1840 in CLARKSBURG, HARRISON CO., VIRGINIA. HIS WIFE, ELIZA ANN BOGGESS, AFTER BEING PERSUADED BY HER FATHER (ALONZO BOGGESS), LEFT JESSE TURPIN. APPARENTLY, ALONZO HAD TREATED JESSE VERY COOLY. AFTER SHE HAD LEFT HIM, HE MARRIED JANE SMITH ON 16 APRIL 1846. Children were: WILLIAM TURPIN, JAMES MORONI TURPIN, ELIZA JANE TURPIN, VIRGINIA ANN TURPIN, MATILDA A. TURPIN.
She was married to PETER VAN VALKENBURG.
He was married to ROXY LYNN CAMPBELL.
She was married to RICHARD FITZ ALAN in 1359. Children were: ELIZABETH FITZ ALAN.
He was married to MARY A. OSBORN.
She was married to GENE TERRY SLATTER in Jun 1981 in CLARKSTON, ASOTIN CO., WASHINGTON. She was divorced from GENE TERRY SLATTER in 1989.
He was married to MARY CROW. Children were: MARY BOLSON.
She was married to ABRAHAM RICKS (RICKESIS) on 16 Mar 1703 in CHUCKATUCK, SUFFOLK CO., VIRGINIA. MARRIED IN THE QUAKER CHURCH AT CHUCKATUCK. Children were: MARY RICKS (RICKESIS) , ELIZABETH RICKS (RICKESIS), PATIENCE RICKS (RICKESIS).
He was married to SARAH KING. Children were: BONHAM, BONHAM.
She was married to BENJAMIN CORBIN . Children were: SUSAN CORBIN, ABNER A. CORBIN, DAVID CORBIN, JONATHON CORBIN, HARRIET CORBIN, MATILDA CORBIN, BENJAMIN CORBIN, JOHN CORBIN, MARHTA CORBIN, ISAIAH CORBIN.
He was married to SIDNEY MACLAY in 1872. Children were: LOUISA LIVIA BOOTH, CHARLES MACLAY BOOTH.
She was married to GEORGE BUDD.
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