This Day In Our Family History

1754

John Curnock, Jr. died and was buried in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

1756

John Wright was born in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom to John Right and Mrs. Mary Right

1815

John Lunt and Ann Elston were married in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

1868

John Alphies Sperry was born in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States to Charles Sperry and Emily Louisa Miller

1880

Jeanevery Sperry died at 8 months 7 days old of suffocation at home in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

1894

Mary Curnock completed her endowment for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in The Church’s Salt Lake Utah Temple, which is located at 50 North West Temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

1902

Marjorie Elizabeth Snyder was born in Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States to Lyman L. Snyder and Grace Evaline Schoonover

1960

Josiah H., Ame, Polly, Robert, Jr., Mary, Lois, Eunice, Hannah and Steven Miller were sealed for time and eternity to their parents, Robert Miller and Ame Sarah Bennett, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Los Angeles California Temple, which is located at 10777 Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

LeRoy Metz and Lois Lunt were married

1961

Ruth, Amy, Daniel, James, Catherine, Mary, Robert, Jacob and Hannah Miller were sealed for time and eternity to their parents, Hugh Miller and Mary Rogers, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Los Angeles California Temple, which at 10777 Santa Monica Boulevard is located in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Robert Miller and Ame Sarah Barnett were sealed for time and eternity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Los Angeles California Temple, which is located at 10777 Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Happy Birthday!

Dale Robert Taft

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This Day In Our Family History

1680

Sarah Bendall was born in Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom to Edward Bendall and Mrs. Ann Bendall

1704

Edward Bendall and Elizabeth Jenkins were married

1729

Tamar Sperry was born in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States to Moses Sperry and Anna Hannah Blakeslee

1737

Thomas Olpin was christened in Cambridge Meeting, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

1848

Charles Sperry, age 18, and Emily Louisa Miller, age 20, were married in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

1900

Alegra Lunt was born in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States to George William Lunt and Rose Etta Morgan

1902

John Blakeslee completed his endowments for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1927

Bessie B. Archambeau was born in Oregon, United States to Elmer David Archambeau and Mable Esther Neubauer

1939

Nathaniel Potter completed his endowment for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1956

Donald Eugene Smith, age 28, and Grace Harriet Rowley, age 27,  completed their initiatory and endowment ordinances, and then were sealed for time and eternity, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Salt Lake Utah Temple, which is located at 50 North West Temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Their children, Donald Eugene Jr (by proxy after death) and Ronald Steven Smith (age 3) were sealed to them at the same time

1986

Robert H. Alcorn died and was buried in the Fort White Cemetery, which is located in Fort White, Columbia, Florida, United States. His Find a Grave ID is: 95420274

1994

Richard Grant Norwood died in Sundance Meadow Campsite, which is located in Riverside, California, United States

2006

Mary Elizabeth Lunt completed her initiatory and endowment ordinances for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in The Church’s Saint George Utah Temple, which is located at 250 East 400 South in Saint George, Washington, Utah, United States

Happy Birthday!

Robert Michael Owens and Carlee Marie Jones

John Wright and Sarah Wright Family Messenger

JAMES ROWLEY AND MARTHA DAY FAMILY NEWS:
Reporter, John Van Rowley

A daughter was born, December 10, 1958 to Bill and Kay Powell. Kay is the daughter of John Van and Itha Rowley. She was given the name of Stacie Powell on 4 Jan. 1959, by Elder Ralph S. Rowley.

Elder Ralph S. Rowley son of John Van Rowley and Itha, his wife, received a call to the South Australian Mission of December 19, 1958. His Farewell Testimonial was held Jan 18, 1959 in the Strafford Ward. He entered the Mission Home, January 19, 1959 and left by plane for his field of labor, January 26, 1959 at 3:15 a.m. from Western Air Lines, Salt Lake City, Utah. His mission address is:

Elder Ralph S. Rowley
189 Kooyong Road, Toorak S.E. 2
Victoria, Australia

John Wright and Sarah Wright Family Messenger

Word has been received by David Wm. Rowley and wife, Lillian, from their son, Ralph A. Rowley and wife Aleene and son Kurtis. Ralph is a 2nd Luet. In the Air Force and is in Flight Training in Mission, Texas. They are well and are enjoying the Texas weather. Their address is:

2nd Luet. Ralph A. Rowley
A.O. 3094687
Box 653
Mission Air Force Base
Mission, Texas

We would also like to report that a Farewell Testimonial was held for Elder Hugh A. Rowley, another son of David Wm. and Lillian Alcorn Rowley, on Sunday, February 8, 1959, prior to his departure for the Argentina Mission. On Monday, February 9, he left Salt Lake City by plane for New York where he will depart, by plane, for Argentina.

It is also noteworthy to report that David Wm. and Lillian Rowley have another sweet grandson. Scott Calvin Rowley was born on December 19, 1959, to Mr. & Mrs. Douglas A. Rowley of Salt Lake City. He is a very sweet baby, and has one older brother, Billie. They had the baby blessed and named on Sunday, February 1, 1959 by his proud and happy daddy.

This Day In Our Family History

1792

Rebecca Brand was born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom to Abraham Brand and Margaret Francis

1815

Matthew Pitt and Elizabeth Martin were married in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Utah, United States

Ann Orpin was buried

1859

Clarissa Loretta Sperry was born in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States to Charles Sperry and Emily Louisa Miller

1890

Nathaniel Sperry completed his endowments for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1919

Thomas Sayre completed his endowments for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1952

Nelson Earl Lunt was born, in the covenant, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States to Earl Sperry Lunt, age 41, and Edna Viola Nelson, age 42. He was an only child

1959

Elizabeth Nelms completed her endowment for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1976

Jane Purnell completed her endowments for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in The Church’s Salt Lake Utah Temple, which is located at 50 North West Temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

2000

Shirley Mae Grace completed her initiatory and endowment ordinances in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Bountiful Utah Temple, which is located at 640 South Bountiful Boulevard in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

2015

Joan Thompson died on Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

Updates

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 16, 2017

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  • Charles Alonzo Sperry – 48
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Emma Della Sperry – 54
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Sunday

This Day In Our Family History; February 16, 2017

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  • Mary Virginia Collins – 169
  • Harriet Gibbons – 68
  • Charles Benjamin Harper – 67
  • Harriet Rosabell Harper – 72
  • Meshach Pitt – 111
  • Benjamin Hezekiah Smith – 77
  • William Cooley Smith – 168
  • Pleasant Hill, Cass, Missouri, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 16, 2017

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  • John Rowley – 602
  • John Thompson Rowley – 197
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  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • 1956

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 16, 2018

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

This Day In Our Family History; February 16, 2018

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  • Married On This Day

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  • Mary Virginia Collins – 169
  • Harriet Gibbons – 68
  • Charles Benjamin Harper – 67
  • Harriet Rosabell Harper – 72
  • Anna Nelson – 152
  • Meshach Pitt – 111
  • Clayton Alcorn Rowley – 35
  • Benjamin Hezekiah Smith – 77
  • William Cooley Smith – 168
  • Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Pleasant Hill, Cass, Missouri, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Happy Anniversary
  • Happy Birthday

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 17, 2017

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  • Monday

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 17, 2017

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  • Jane Paul – 198
  • George Arthur Rowley – 407
  • James Rowley – 609
  • John Rowley – 602
  • John Thompson Rowley – 197
  • Maria Rowley – 604
  • Moroni Thompson Rowley – 406
  • Verda May Rowley – 88
  • Walter Thompson Rowley – 403
  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States
  • Chinook, Blaine, Montana, United States
  • Price, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • Delta, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • April 1
  • April 10
  • May 1
  • 1957

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 17, 2018

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  • February 16

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

This Day In Our Family History; February 17, 2018

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  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15
  • Melba Lunt – 23
  • Harrison Sperry Sr – 283
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Marion Olive Sperry – 124
  • Travis Air Force Base, Solano, California, United States
  • New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Sealed To Spouse On This Day

John Rowley and Sarah wright Family Messenger; February 17, 2018

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  • John Rowley – 602
  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • Kalispell, Flathead, Montana, United States
  • September 15
  • 1957

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 18, 2017

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  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Emma Elizabeth Webb – 133
  • Tuesday

This Day In Our Family History; February 18, 2017

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  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 18, 2017

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  • John Rowley – 602
  • Marjorie Ann Rowley – 36
  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Orem, Utah, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 18, 2018

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  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Marion Olive Sperry – 124
  • Caroline Webb – 47
  • Thursday

This Day In Our Family History; February 18, 2018

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  • MANTI – Manti Utah Temple; Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Endowed On This Day
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  • Mary Lamont – 275
  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15
  • Alfred Oscar Lunt Jr – 17
  • John Martin Pitt – 109
  • John Pitt – 116
  • Joy Sperry – 274
  • Sarah Sperry – 280
  • Caroline Wright – 110
  • Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Mecca, Trumball, Ohio, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 18, 2018

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  • John Rowley – 602
  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • Kenai, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States
  • Oakland 2, Alameda, California, United States
  • Colorado, United States
  • Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Grand Valley, Mesa, Colorado, United States
  • McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States
  • Missouri, United States
  • Newport, Lincoln, Oregon, United States
  • Clallam, Washington, United States
  • Redmond, King, Washington, United States
  • Seattle, King, Washington, United States
  • Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States
  • December 16
  • October 21
  • September
  • 1957

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 19, 2017

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

This Day In Our Family History; February 19, 2017

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  • Earl Sperry Lunt – 7
  • Nelson Earl Lunt – 2
  • Edna Viola Nelson – 8
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 19, 2017

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  • David William Rowley – 30
  • John Rowley – 602
  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Clearfield, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 19, 2018

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  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Friday

This Day In Our Family History; February 19, 2018

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  • Abraham Brand – 564
  • Rebecca Brand – 566
  • Margaret Francis – 565
  • Earl Sperry Lunt – 7
  • Nelson Earl Lunt – 2
  • Elizabeth Martin – 258
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Elizabeth Nelms – 803
  • Edna Viola Nelson – 8
  • Matthew Pitt – 257
  • Charles Sperry – 117
  • Clarissa Loretta Sperry – 123
  • Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • BOUNT – Bountiful Utah Temple; Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 19, 2018

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  • John Rowley – 602
  • Walter Thompson Rowley – 403
  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States
  • Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States
  • December 7
  • 1957

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 20, 2017

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  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Thursday

This Day In Our Family History; February 20, 2017

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  • Priscilla Pitt – 41
  • Castle Gate, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 20, 2017

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  • David William Rowley – 30
  • John Rowley – 602
  • Verda May Rowley – 88
  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • Chinook, Blaine, Montana, United States
  • Price, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States
  • Delta, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; February 20, 2018

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  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Henry Melvin Sperry – 52
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Saturday

This Day In Our Family History; February 20, 2018

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  • Melba Lunt – 23
  • Esther Olpin – 130
  • Priscilla Pitt – 41
  • Amelia Emily Webb – 132
  • David Webb – 129
  • Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Castle Gate, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; February 20, 2018

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  • James Rowley – 609
  • John Rowley – 602
  • Sarah Wright – 603
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • September 9
  • 1957

This Day In Our Family History

1698

Stephen Sperry was born in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States to Richard Sperry, Jr. and Martha Mansfield

1717

Mary Harding died

1765

Stephen Sperry died

1861

Harrison Sperry, Sr. and Susan Mosley were married

1881

William Case Wheeler and Marion Olive Sperry – 124 were married and sealed for time and eternity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Endowment House, which is located at 50 North West Temple. Marion also completed her endowment ordinance at the same time

1916

Melba Lunt – 23 was born in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States to Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15, age 41, and Jeanette Sperry – 16, age 36. She was the 8th of 9 children, and 4th of 4 daughters, born to the couple

1945

Alfred Earl Johnson and Beth Rejean Cahoon were married

1953

George Sperry completed his endowments for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1998

James Alvin Matthews died at Travis Air Force Base, which is located in Solano, California, United States