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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 11, 2017

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This Day In Our Family History; February 11, 2017

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John Rowley and Sarah Rowley Family Messenger; February 11, 2017

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 11, 2018

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This Day In Our Family History; February 11, 2018

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  • Mary Lamont – 275
  • Samuel Olpin – 298
  • William Olpin – 300
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  • Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • East Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
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John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 11, 2018

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 12, 2017

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John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 12, 2017

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  • Marjorie Ann Rowley – 36
  • Donald Eugene Smith – 9
  • Lillian Lorraine Smith – 3
  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Warwick, Virginia, United States
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  • December 30
  • January 28
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This Day In Our Family History; February 12, 2018

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John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 12, 2018

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  • Alaska, United States
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  • Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States
  • Havre, Hill, Montana, United States
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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 13, 2017

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John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 13, 2017

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  • John Rowley – 602
  • John Thompson Rowley – 197
  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • IFALL – Idaho Falls Idaho Temple; Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 13, 2018

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John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 13, 2018

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  • San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
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  • Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
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This Day In Our Family History; February 14, 2017

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  • Verda May Rowley – 88
  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States
  • Northern California Mission
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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 14, 2018

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This Day In Our Family History; February 14, 2018

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  • Hanna Nelson – 144
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  • New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 14, 2018

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 15, 2017

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John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 15, 2017

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  • John Rowley – 602
  • John Thompson Rowley – 197
  • Royal James Rowley – 205
  • Walter Illith Rowley – 90
  • Sarah Wright – 603
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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 15, 2018

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This Day In Our Family History; February 15, 2018

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  • Robert Miller – 521
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John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 15, 2018

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We are sorry to have to make this history in two installments, but we are short of space and will continue this interesting history in the next edition.

Now we will conclude the history of Hugh Thompson Rowley, which we began in the November issue.

HUGH THOMPSON ROWLEY
son of John Thompson Rowley and Jane Paul
Written by David William Rowley

In the spring of 1933, Dad (Hugh Thompson Rowley) rented the old Webster place, 1 ½ miles west of Rigby, which we operated one year. It was very rocky and very hard to get enough to raise a crop. There was a very fine house on the place. While living there we attended the Shelton Ward. Francis and I were ordained Priests, 1 April 1933, by Bishop Edmond Lovell. Emerson Adis and Walter Illithattended grade school down by Moore’s place.

In the fall of 1933, Dad, Hugh ‘Francis’ and I went to work in the Utah Idaho Sugar Co. plant at Lincoln, Idaho where we worked out the fall campaign. Dad sacked sugar, Hugh ‘Francis’ and I worked on the batteries. We rented a house in Lincoln and Verda May went down and cooked for us and took in other boarders, she made pretty good along with us.

My cousin, Charles Galloway came up to Lincoln to see me and we decided that he and I would go to Salt Lake City, when the campaign was over and work for an oil company. Charles is a very good welder, I was going to learn welding and we were going to travel together, but when we got to Salt Lake City, I was unable to get on with the same company as they were full handed. So I went to work for the Jacobson Construction Company. I helped remodel the Episcopalian Church and then went over to the Temple Grounds, where we put in some cesspools north of the tithing offices and the assisted in putting in a high cement wall with a marble finish, from the north side and up between the Temple and Tabernacle. It was while working here that I got a letter from Mother telling me they were moving to Montana and wanted me to go with them.

I packed up and went back to Idaho, arriving there 28 March 1924. The folks were packing and getting ready to go.

Dad had been to Montana and looked it over and rented a place from a Mr. A. S. Lohman, at Lohman, Montana. The place had 160 acres in it but some were taken out for roads and ditches.

Hugh Galloway, the brother of Charles, was going with us. He loaded the ten horses in one end of the box car and the equipment and what furniture we took with us in the other end. Hugh Galloway and I went to Montana in the box car with the stock. This was quite an experience, caring for the stock, seeing that they got plenty of water and feed on the way when we would stop over. We arrived there in the forepart of April and got a wagon from Lohman’s and got the box car unloaded.

Dad, Hugh ‘Francis’, Emerson Adis and Walter Illith left Rigby two days after we did and went as far as St. Anthony, where they had Dad’s cancers treated by Reese Richards. He treated them with a medicine made up into a poultice, which was applied on the cancerous spots and when they came off, they brought out the cancerous roots and all. It was a horrible sight, looking like an octopus only having more legs and each left a hole where it had come from. This made Dad pretty sick while they were coming out.

 They came on and arrived in Lohman about a week after Hugh and I. Dad was still pretty sick from the cancer treatment after Dad arrived we made arrangements for seed, food and etc., and started to get the crops in. we put in grain, beans and beets.

Hugh Galloway rented another place about a mile and a half north of our place, from Mr. A. S. Lohman.

Mother and Verda May got to Lohman about the middle of May.

Dad bought our potatoes seed from Winfield Hurst, at Zurich. Hugh Galloway and I took two wagons and went to Zurich and got the seed. The highway was new and very soft. We had such heavy loads we got stuck and had to hire a dray outfit to help pull us out and we didn’t get home until one o’clock in the morning. Dad got worried about us and walked out to meet us. He got heated and overly tired. When he got home he had such a nose bleed, that he nearly bled to death.

Hugh ‘Francis’ went back to Idaho as soon as the crops were in and stayed most of the summer, working there around Rigby, Idaho.

Dad and Mother were always very hard workers, but never seemed to get ahead very far financially, mostly because of the lack of investment and having to live to near our income, leaving no margin for investment.

We farmed two years on the Lohman place. We raised beets, grain, beans and etc. mother always raised a good garden and this helped a great deal in our living costs. She always did a lot of canning of fruit and vegetables.

We found that they were holding Sunday School at Zurich. We would drive there as often as we could to attend those meetings. We enjoyed them very much and appreciated the privilege of attending them.

I was called on a short local mission for three weeks. Hugh Murphy was my missionary companion, we labored around Chinook.

On the 9th of September 1925, Hugh ‘Francis’ married Erma Thornton. They moved in with us.

In the spring of 1826, they moved to the Christensen place in Zurich. Soon after, however, they found that they could not agree on some points. They moved from there to Harlem and rented a place from Roy Colgrove,  and then moved on down to the place which they farmed for one year. They raised beets, grain, flax, potatoes and a fine garden. They did all right there.

I went to work for Butler and Harrison who were sheep men. I met a girl, Lillian Alcorn, at a dance and was impressed much by the way she acted.

We attended the new Harlem Branch Sunday School and Sacrament Meetings. A. L. Johnson was Branch President, Angus Young, and Chris Stuker were counselors, and A. L. Stoddard was Branch Clerk. James Shupe was Sunday School Supt.

Dad bought the old Jake Everett place of 150 acres on the south road out of Harlem, about 3 ½ miles west of Harlem. We moved there in the spring of 1927, where we built a log house, straw sheds and dug a potato cellar and then planted a small orchard and built ditches to irrigate the place. We raised a very good crop, without irrigation. We were unable to get the ditches made in time.

The Latter-Day Saints Church house was built on one corner of Dad’s place before he bought it.  We all enjoyed our services and recreations and all of our quarterly conferences.

Clark Alcorn bought the old Leslie Taylor place neighboring Dad’s on the north. This was another very good ranch.

Lillian and I were married on the 14 of July 1927 at Chinook, Montana by Branch President W. B. Peterson. Her father, Clark Alcorn, and my father, Hugh Thompson Rowley were the witnesses.

After the ceremony, we all had supper, went to a movie and came home in a rainstorm.

To help pay expenses Hugh ‘Francis’, Emerson Adis and I weeded beets. Dad took care of the place. Mother as always raised a good garden and chickens and turkeys each year.

In the spring of 1928, Verda May was called on a mission to the Central States where she labored for two years, teaching the Gospel from door to door…”A Priceless Pearl”, it is to those who believe and try to serve and keep the commandments of our Savior. Mother and Father were very proud and happy to have one of their children fulfill a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

They were also very glad to have her come home again for they were getting rather homesick to see this only daughter of theirs. They were proud and happy to hear of her missionary experiences.

Shortly after Verda May’s return from her mission, she started to go with Bert Lund Murphy, the son of Thomas E. Murphy and Margaret Camilla Lund. Bert was born 2 December 1903 at Chapin, Freemont Co., Idaho.

Bert had also just returned from a mission, having labored in the North Central States Mission. They were married 17 December 1930 in the Cardston Temple, at Cardston, Canada.

They immediately started farming with his father, just out of Zurich, Montana. Shortly after this they were set apart as MIA president in the Harlem Branch of the LDS Church.

Later, Bert was set apart as Branch President. They were hard workers and lived the Gospel and taught it.

Father did a lot of work on the old ranch trying to fix it up. Mother was a great help. Mother suffered a lot from gall stones and a goiter for many years, until she died on 1 March 1935 at Idaho Falls, Idaho following a goiter operation.

Dad took her death very hard and brooded over it for a long time. He tried very hard to carry on for the children’s sake. Mother was buried at Harlem, Montana, 5 March 1935, on plot 16 at the Harlem Cemetery.

Emerson, married Sarah Marie Alderson, 19 August 1934 at Chinook, Montana. She was the daughter of Arthur Alderson and Gladys Violet Alderson. She was born 6 March 1915, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.

Though Dad did not go to Church very much, he had a strong testimony of the truthfulness of the Gospel. In the fall of 1935, he sent his youngest son, Walter Ilith, on a mission. Walter Ilith filled a two year mission and enjoyed it very much. He gained a lasting testimony of the Gospel and had many trying experiences in the mission field that proved to him the power of prayer and showed him a great deal about human nature. He learned much about other churches. He was given an honorable release and returned home in the fall of 1937.

In the spring in 1938 he went to helping Dad on the home place. They farmed the place together. In the Spring of 1938 Walter Illith also met Lois Chapman, a daughter of Early Loyal Chapman and Thea Sirene K. Haugen, born 7 March 1919 in Pierce Co., North Dakota.

They were married 30 July 1938 at Zurich, Montana. Later on 8 February 1939 they were sealed in the Temple at Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

They continued on farming with Dad on the old home place for several years. They farmed together until the spring of 1943, when Walter Illith moved to Malta, Montana and rented a place.

Then Dad and Hugh ‘Francis’ farmed together and took care of the old place.

Dad often went back to Idaho Falls and Shelley and spent a few weeks with old friends and relatives. He enjoyed himself so very much on these trips, renewing old acquaintances and visiting. He liked to visit Emerson Rowley, his nephew, at St. Ignatus, Montana. Grant Rowley, another nephew, and Lucy Stout a niece, at Bynum, Montana. He enjoyed his association with them.

Dad died of heart ailment, 14th of March 1948 leaving five children:

Hugh Francis, Harlem, Montana
David William, Gridley, California
Verda May Murphy, Zurich, Montana
Emerson Adis, Eureka, California
Walter Ilith, Fairview, Montana

(These residence were at the time of his death, and some of them have changed)

Hugh Francis, Kalispell, Montana
David William, Bountiful, Utah
Walter Ilith, Eureka, California

Mother and Dad never gained any earthly wealth. They raised a family to man and womanhood and gave them the right precepts of life. They taught them the truth of the restored Gospel, as brought by the Angel Moroni and received by the Prophet Joseph Smith. For these teachings, we children will ever be grateful to our most wonderful parents.

I pray always that we may be found worthy of their teachings and association and that when this span of life is over we may rejoin them in that family association for all time.

This history was written by David William Rowley, Bountiful, Utah

This Day In Our Family History

1726

Abigail Bishop was born in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States to James Bishop and Elizabeth Clinton

1795

Rebecca Bishop died

1897

Ella Karn Nelson was born in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States to Jens Rosenquist Nelson and Elsa Nelson

1907

Lydia Wood completed her endowments for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in The Church’s Manti Utah Temple, which is located in at 200 East 510 North Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

1925

John Thompson Rowley died at the age of 77 in Spring Glen, Carbon, Utah, United States

1927

Abigail Sperry was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Dinah Sperry completed her endowments for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1986

Walter Illith Rowley died in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States

History: Lillian Alcorn

Their beliefs of the life after death were so much different than ours, that it was a real testimony to the family and myself when we saw how distraught this other family was. As far as they knew this was it, the end. But we knew that someday we could see our son again. We received word in December that David had been killed and as soon as they could they would send his body home. We were all saddened by David’s death but we would prefer that to his being a prisoner and going through some of the experiences that we had heard that our prisoner were going through.

The children all enjoyed school in Gridley. Grant started kindergarten in Gridley the last year we were there, in the fall of 1950. The children all learned to like Gridley and had many friends and enjoyed their associations. Hugh had a paper route part of the time we were there, and Clayton worked on a dairy farm for a neighbor. We were able to have a garden here and I enjoyed that very much. I also had some chickens here and it just seemed more like home.

The boys were active in the Future Farmers of America organization in school and had projects of chickens and pigs at home. Douglas had the chickens and Clayton had the pigs. One Saturday afternoon, the boys had all gone to the movie except Grant and Hugh. Clayton’s pig was due to have a litter anytime and it happened while the boys were at the show and Dave was at work. I took Hugh into town and sent him into the theater to get the boys. When he found them they were in the middle of the row and Hugh couldn’t get to them so he said in a loud whisper, “Clayton, Clayton, come quick, your pig is having chickens!” Needless to say this brought down the house as all the people around the boys heard Hugh’s excited declaration and had a good laugh.

27 September 1950 was a day of mixed emotions for me. I received word that Grace had given birth to another lovely little girl the named Donna Diane; and we also received word that my father, Clark Alcorn had died (27 September) in Idaho, and they were having his funeral 3 October 1950. We wanted to go to the funeral, but we couldn’t decide whether or not to take the family. Dave remembered that at his Dad’s funeral, he was the only one without his family, so we decided to take the children and go to Harlem. We made arrangements to leave and had a safe trip. It was good to see many of our relatives and friends again, and all of my brothers and sister were together again for the first time in a long while. Even Verl was able to make it. It was a reunion, saddened only by the purpose.

Dave’s employers had both been drafted back into the Armed Services, and so his job was gone and in looking for the other work, we found that it was scarce around Gridley. So Dave went to Eureka, where his brothers Walter and Emerson lived, and found work there. He worked in Eureka the winter of 1950-51 and into the spring. Then I went over to see if we could find a house and move our family there. We looked at several, but we hadn’t decided on one when I had to go back to Gridley. When school was out, we knew we would have to make a decision on a house and we finally bought one located at 4217 Little Fairfield St in Eureka.

The children said their farewells again to many friends they had made and we picked up after selling our house in Gridley and made another move. We all liked Eureka, except for the undependable weather. Adjusting wasn’t too hard as Dave had been there for over six months and he knew the people in the branch quite well. We also had relatives there for the children to enjoy.

To be continued…

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This Day In Our Family History; January 19, 2017

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 19, 2018

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This Day In Our Family History; January 19, 2018

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  • Clarendon, Genesee, New York, United States
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  • Amanda Morgan – 285
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  • Mary Elizabeth Enlow – 192
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This Day In Our Family History; January 20, 2017

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 20, 2018

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This Day In Our Family History; January 20, 2018

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 21, 2017

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 21, 2018

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This Day In Our Family History; January 21, 2018

Updated birth information for Mason Dennis Lunt

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Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 22, 2017

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This Day In Our Family History; January 22, 2017

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  • Elizabeth Jane Rowley – 201
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Elizabeth Lunt – 103
  • VBC – Vine Bluff Cemetery; Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 22, 2018

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  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Charles Henry Sperry – 46

This Day In Our Family History; January 22, 2018

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  • Wellington, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • William Josiah Sperry – 125
  • Ordinance by proxy
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  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 23, 2018

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This Day In Our Family History; January 23, 2018

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  • Anna Sperry – 512
  • Bloomfield, Berkshire, New York, United States
  • Moses Sperry – 501
  • Sarah McLeod – 502

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 24, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Sunday

This Day In Our Family History; January 24, 2018

Added Tag: *May be edited for correct info if needed. Notifications will be posted if corrections are made

Added Categories:

  • Daniel Olpin – 303
  • England, United Kingdom
  • Ola Nelson – 143
  • Efveröd, Kristianstad, Sweden
  • Nils Olson – 141
  • Karma Palmgreen Anderson – 142
  • Grace Viola Harper – 26
  • Charles Benjamin Harper – 67
  • Harriet Gibbons – 68
  • Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 25, 2017

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  • Saturday
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; January 25, 2017

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  • This Day In Our Family History
  • Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 25, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Monday
  • David Arthur Sperry – 49

This Day In Our Family History; January 25, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Lydia Morgan – 541
  • Essex, Chittenden, Vermont, United States
  • Daniel Morgan Jr – 534
  • Abigail Jones – 535
  • Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States
  • MANTI – Manti Utah Temple; Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 26, 2017

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  • Sunday
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50

This Day In Our Family History; January 26, 2017

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Added Category:

  • Spring Glen, Carbon, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 26, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Tuesday
  • David Arthur Sperry – 49
  • Emma Elizabeth Webb – 133
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Henry Melvin Sperry – 52
  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15

This Day In Our Family History; January 26, 2018

Deleted marriage and Sealing information for Eli Batchelor and Elizabeth Lunt – it was incorrect

Deleted Category:

  • 1866
  • Married On This Day
  • Sealed To Spouse On This Day
  • Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

Added Categories:

  • Ann Maria Lunt – 102
  • Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Edward Lunt – 100
  • Harriet Wood – 101
  • Ella Karn Nelson – 65
  • Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States
  • Spring Glen, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • Priscilla Wright – 273
  • John Wright – 264
  • Ann Perry – 265
  • LANGE – Los Angeles California Temple; Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 27, 2017

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  • Monday
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 27, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Sarah Elizabeth Sperry – 120
  • Mary Emily Sperry – 121

This Day In Our Family History; January 27, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Miles Miller – 287
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Mary Phipps Brand – 331
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 28, 2017

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  • Tuesday
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Shedrick James Lunt – 43

This Day In Our Family History; January 28, 2017

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Added Categories:

  • Lorenzo Dow Doke – 196
  • California, United States
  • Robert H. Doke – 191
  • Mary Elizabeth Enlow – 192
  • Jane Paul – 198
  • Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 28, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Thursday
  • Caroline Webb – 47

This Day In Our Family History; January 28, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Lorenzo Dow Doke – 196
  • California, United States
  • Robert H. Doke – 191
  • Mary Elizabeth Enlow – 192
  • Jane Paul – 198
  • Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States
  • ARIZO – Mesa Arizona Temple; Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • ALBUQ – Albuquerque New Mexico Temple; Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

This Day In Our Family History; January 29, 2017

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  • Henry Melvin Sperry – 52
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Charles Henry Sperry – 46
  • Caroline Webb – 47

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 29, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Friday
  • David Arthur Sperry – 49
  • Mammoth, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Charles Henry Sperry – 46
  • Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States

This Day In Our Family History; January 29, 2018

Changed birth information for Hugh Alcorn Rowley

Added Categories:

  • North Nibley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Henry Melvin Sperry – 52
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Charles Henry Sperry – 46
  • Caroline Webb – 47
  • LOGAN – Logan Utah Temple; Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Washington, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Hugh Alcorn Rowley – 37
  • Happy Birthday

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 30, 2017

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  • Thursday
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

This Day In Our Family History; January 30, 2017

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  • This Day In Our Family History
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Elizabeth Ann Lunt – 42
  • William Josiah Sperry – 175
  • Moab, Grand, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 30, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Saturday
  • Lucy Jane Webb – 136
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15

This Day In Our Family History; January 30, 2018

Added Categories:

  • London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
  • Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Martha Phipps Brand – 324
  • Charles Wood – 250
  • Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • James Wood – 247
  • Ann Amos – 248
  • Charles Sperry – 117
  • EHOUS – Endowment House; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Elizabeth Ann Lunt – 42
  • MANTI – Manti Utah Temple; Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • William Josiah Sperry – 175
  • Moab, Grand, Utah, United States

This Day In Our Family History; January 31, 2017

Deleted Italics

Changed year from 1926 to 1925

Deleted Category:

  • 1926

Added Categories:

  • This Day In Our Family History
  • John Thompson Rowley – 197
  • Spring Glen, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • Walter Illith Rowley – 90
  • Orem, Utah, Utah, United States
  • 1925

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; January 31, 2018

Added Categories:

  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Sunday
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Shedrick James Lunt – 43
  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15

This Day In Our Family History; January 31, 2018

Changed year from 1926 to 1925

Deleted Category:

  • 1926

Added Categories:

  • Abigail Bishop – 737
  • New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Ella Karn Nelson – 65
  • Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Jens Rosenquist Nelson – 58
  • Elsa Nelson – 59
  • MANTI – Manti Utah Temple; Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • John Thompson Rowley – 197
  • Spring Glen, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • Walter Illith Rowley – 90
  • Orem, Utah, Utah, United States
  • 1925

How Are You Related To Me?

Maternal Great-Great-Grandfather: Hugh Thompson Rowley – 85
Hugh Thompson 85 – David William 30 – Grace Harriet 10 – Lillian Lorraine 3 – Kellie Jeanette 1

Maternal Great-Great-Grandmother: Grace Davis – 86
Grace 86 – David William 30 – Grace Harriet 10 – Lillian Lorraine 3 – Kellie Jeanette 1

Maternal Great-Great-Uncle: Hugh Francis Rowley – 87
Hugh Francis 87 + Hugh Thompson 85 – David William 30 – Grace Harriet 10 – Lillian Lorraine 3 – Kellie Jeanette 1

Maternal Great-Grandfather: David William Rowley – 30
David William 30 – Grace Harriet 10 – Lillian Lorraine 3 – Kellie Jeanette 1

Maternal Great-Great-Aunt: Verda May Sperry – 88
Verda May 88 + Hugh Thompson 85 – David William 30 – Grace Harriet 10 – Lillian Lorraine 3 – Kellie Jeanette 1

Maternal Great-Great-Uncle: Emerson Adis Rowley – 89
Emerson Adis 89 + Hugh Thompson 85 – David William 30 – Grace Harriet 10 – Lillian Lorraine 3 – Kellie Jeanette 1

Maternal Great-Great-Uncle: Walter Illith Rowley – 90
Walter Illith 90 + Hugh Thompson 85 – David William 30 – Grace Harriet 10 – Lillian Lorraine 3 – Kellie Jeanette 1

+: Parent
-: Child
=: Spouse

History: Lillian Alcorn

History of Lillian Alcorn Rowley

Aleene Sumsion – Daughter-in-Law (wife of son Ralph Alcorn Rowley – 34)
Bert Lund Murphy – Brother-in-Law (husband of sister-in-law Verda May Rowley – 88)
Cheryl Jeanette Smith (12) – Granddaughter (daughter of daughter Grace Harriet Rowley – 10)
Clark Alcorn (91) – Father; Papa; Dad
Clayton Alcorn Rowley (35) – Son
David Alcorn Rowley (32) – Son
David Lenn Judkins – Grandson (son of daughter Marjorie Ann Rowley – 36)
David William Rowley; Dave  (30) – Husband
Deon Eugene Judkins – Grandson (son of Marjorie Ann Rowley – 36)
Dollie Cook – Maternal Aunt (wife of Maternal Uncle James Albert Weaver Jr – 228)
Donald Eugene Smith; Don (9) – Son-in-Law (husband of daughter Grace Harriet Rowley – 10)
Donald Eugene Smith Jr (11) – Grandson (son of daughter Grace Harriet Rowley – 10)
Donna Diane Smith (13) – Granddaughter (daughter of daughter Grace Harriet Rowley – 10)
Douglas Alcorn Rowley; Doug (33) – Son
Dwain Eugene Judkins – Son-in-Law (husband of daughter Marjorie Ann Rowley – 36)
Dwana Kay Judkins – Granddaughter (daughter of daughter Marjorie Ann Rowley – 36)
Emerson Adis Rowley (98) – Brother-in-Law (brother of husband David William Rowley – 30)
Erma Thornton – Sister-in-Law (wife of brother-in-law Hugh Francis Rowley – 87)
Fannie Marie Weaver; Aunt Fannie (229) – Maternal Aunt (sister of mother Harriet Ann Weaver – 92)
Grace Davis (86) – Mother-in-Law
Grace Harriet Rowley (10) – Daughter
Grant Alcorn Rowley (39) – Son
Hannah Davis; Hannah Foster (210) Husband David William Rowley’s – 30 Maternal Aunt
Harold Archie Alcorn (97) – Brother
Harriet Ann Rowley; Annie Robinson (199) – Husband David William Rowley’s – 30 Paternal Aunt
Harriet Ann Weaver (92) – Mother; Mama
Hugh Alcorn Rowley (37) – Son
Hugh Francis Rowley; Francis (87) – Brother-in-Law (brother of husband David William Rowley – 30)
Hugh Thompson Rowley (85) – Father-in-Law
James Albert Weaver Jr; Albert (228) – Maternal Uncle (brother of mother Harriet Ann Weaver – 92)
James Sheldon Nelson Sr – Maternal Uncle (husband of Aunt Fannie – 229); Blessed Lillian
James Sheldon Nelson Jr – Maternal Cousin (son of Aunt Fannie – 229)
Jesse Verl Alcorn-Perry; Verl (99) – Brother
Joseph Lorenzo Alcorn; Lorenzo (96) – Brother
Karen Goe – Niece (daughter of sister Melva Alcorn – 98)
Kurtis Wayne Rowley – Grandson (son of Ralph Alcorn Rowley – 34)
Leonard Clark Alcorn (93) – Brother
Lillian Alcorn (31) – Self
Lillian Lorraine Smith (3) – Granddaughter (daughter of daughter Grace Harriet Rowley – 10)
Margaret Jeannette Alcorn; Jeannette (224) – Paternal Aunt
Marjorie Ann Rowley; Margie (36) – Daughter
Marvin Ballard Alcorn (95) – Brother
Mary Francis Alcorn – Niece (daughter of brother Harold Archie Alcorn – 97)
Mary Gregory Askins – Sister-in-Law (wife of brother Harold Archie Alcorn – 97)
Melva Alcorn (98) – Sister
Myron Nelson – Maternal Cousin (son of Aunt Fannie – 229)
Pamela Rowley – Granddaughter (daughter of son Douglas Alcorn Rowley – 33)
Ralph Alcorn Rowley (34) – Son
Robert L Goe – Brother-in-Law (husband of sister Melva Alcorn – 98)
Ronald Steven Smith; Ronnie (14) – Grandson (son of daughter Grace Harriet Rowley – 10)
Rosina Weaver (468) – Maternal Great Aunt
Royal James Rowley (205) Husband David William Rowley’s – 30 Paternal Uncle
Scott Calvin Rowley – Grandson (son of son Douglas Alcorn Rowley – 33)
Sharon Lee Rowley (38) – Daughter
Verda May Rowley (88) – Sister-in-Law (sister of husband David William Rowley – 30)
Vonna Ensign – Daughter-in-Law (wife of son Douglas Alcorn Rowley – 33)
William Douglas Rowley – Grandson (son of Douglas Alcorn Rowley – 33)
William Vernon Alcorn; Vernon (94) – Brother
William Weaver (457) – Maternal Great-Grandfather