This Day In Our Family History

1831

Sarah Elizabeth Harper died at the age 56 in Lindon, Utah, Utah, United States

1849

Meshach Pitt was born in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom to John Martin Pitt and Caroline Wright. He was the 2nd of 7 children, and the 1st of 3 sons, to the couple

1978

Judith Packer completed her initiatory and endowment ordinances for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in The Church’s Oakland California Temple, which is located at 4770 Lincoln Avenue in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

1990

Estella Cordelia Tidwell died in Meridian, Ada, Idaho, United States

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1667

Edward Bendall was buried in England, United Kingdom

1784

Phebe Clinton died

1849

Timothy Sabin Hoyt and Elizabeth Lamont Sperry were married in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

1903

Clark Alcorn, age 22, and Harriet Ann Weaver, age 20, completed their endowment ordinances and were married and sealed for time and eternity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Logan Utah Temple, which is located at 175 North 300 East in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

1954

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

1971

Hester Packer was sealed for time and eternity to her parents, John Packer and Edith Farnell, 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

This Day In Our Family History

1682

Robert Purnell died

1736/7

Jane Webb died and was buried in Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

1849

Miles Miller and Rachel Ewing were married in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

1856

James Jones and Mary Phipps Brand were married

1907

Lewis Cowan Beagley was born in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States to Harry Beagley and Nellie Rhea Cowan

1936

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

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger

JAMES ROWLEY HISTORY, HANNAH BARROWS CHAPTER:
by Historian, Luella Jones Downard

Historical facts are so hard to find on the life of James Rowley that I am trying to secure a history of each of his four wives, hoping in this way to enrich the few facts that we will be able to find and perhaps add a few new facts and more detail in the history.

Last issue I gave a short history of his daughter, Zuriah Rowley Lyman, to take the place of a history of her mother and James Rowley’s first wife, Mary Shirlock. This filled in nicely the Mary Shirlock Chapter of his life.

Eva Hill a descendant of Hannah Barrows and her first husband, Isaac Nelson, has been a wonderful help to me. She has diligently sought and searched to secure most of the following information (She also gave us a picture of Hannah Barrows, a negative has been mane – anyone wishing a copy, please contact me and one can be obtained).

Hannah Barrows was born, 19 December 1826, in Bolton, Lainshire, England. Her father was Joseph Barrows, and her mother, Marie Besswich.

The next fact we have is that on 4 December 1857 a daughter, Ellen Nelson was born to her at Winter Quarters, (Indian Territory), Iowa. When Ellen Nelson received her Endowments, she gave her father’s name as Isaac Nelson and her mother’s as Hannah Barrows. This is all we know of Isaac Nelson, though a great deal of searching has been done.

In the current Sunday School Genealogical Lesson Book, by Archibald F. Bennett, chapter 41, “Searching in Scotland”, page 243, a partial genealogy is given of Peter Muir Fife. It states that he joined the Church in Scotland and emigrated to America, joining the Saints at Nauvoo, Illinois. In 1846 he joined the Mormon Battalion.

It is said that Hannah Barrows and Peter Muir Fife had known each other in England, however, we do not know when she migrated to be America or when she joined the Church, or what her circumstances were when her daughter Ellen Nelson was born. It appears that she did not raise Ellen, as Eva Hill reports that the Fife Family Genealogist knew nothing of Ellen’s birth.

We do not know the date of Hannah’s marriage to Peter Muir Fife, but she was sealed to him 10 October 1849. The first of their five children, Maria Fife was born 26 June 1849 in Salt Lake City.

Peter Muir Fife and Hanna Barrows were never happy in their marriage – the trouble seems to have originated from the great difference in their ages, he was twenty one years older. She left him at one time, taking all of their children but he overtook her and they all went back to him, later she left him again and returned to the home of her parents in Kanosh, Utah, leaving all of her children. These children were cared for by her oldest daughter, Maria, until their father married again.

Eva Hill states that her father remembers Hannah Barrows, His Grandmother and tells of how she used to visit then and that she always talked broken in an English dialect.

It is not known when Hannah Barrows married James Rowley. They were sealed 16 November 1867. Their first child, James Rowley Jr. was born 23 April 1861 in Deseret, Millard, Utah. Her last child by Peter Muir Fife was born 1 December 1858 at Hamilton’s Fort, Iron, Utah, Elizabeth Fife.

Hannah and James had the following children in addition to James Jr.; Abigail Rowley, born 22 May 1833 in Fillmore, Millard, Utah; Sarah Rowley, born 17 October 1865 in Fillmore, Millard, Utah; Joseph Rowley born 2 July 1868 in Fillmore, Millard, Utah.

She lived in Fillmore for forty years raised her family there and died there at the age of seventy-eight.

Her name is on the rolls of the Relief Society there.

If there are any more stories of her life in Fillmore, we would like very much to have them, surely someone knows of her life there. She must have taken some part in Church, community or social life. Please if any of you know even the slightest thing about her or her life at any time, let me know so that we can tell something of her long life and service to her loved ones.

Updates

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; December 1, 2017

Added Categories:

  • Tuesday
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Emma Elizabeth Webb – 133
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118
  • Caroline Webb – 47
  • David Arthur Sperry – 49

This Day In Our Family History; December 1, 2017

Added Categories:

  • Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kindgom
  • Phoebe Sperry – 280
  • Joy Sperry – 275
  • Mary Lamont – 276
  • Henrietta, Monroe, New York, United States
  • Robert Sperry Lunt – 24
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Mary Elizabeth Enlow – 192

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; December 1, 2017

Deleted Categories:

  • 1957
  • December

This Day In Our Family History; December 2, 2017

Removed Sealed to Spouse for Samuel Blakesley and Hannah Potter in 1650

Added Categories:

  • Wellington, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Edna Viola Nelson – 8
  • Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Nels Rosenquist Nelson – 25
  • Grace Viola Harper – 26

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; December 2, 2017

Added Categories:

  • April 1
  • 1823
  • Hanley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • October 30
  • 1843
  • Glasgow, Lanarakshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • June 7
  • 1901
  • Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States
  • July 14
  • 1824
  • June 14
  • 1886
  • January 18
  • 1845
  • October 13
  • John Thompson Rowley – 197
  • November 7
  • 1847
  • Jane Paul – 198
  • May 22
  • 1868
  • EHOUS – Endowment House; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • June 23
  • 1880
  • SGEOR – Saint George Utah Temple; Saint George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • January 31
  • Spring Glen, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • February 23
  • 1849
  • October 3
  • 1883
  • Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States
  • August 16
  • 1851
  • 1852
  • September 26
  • 1853
  • 1881
  • October 21
  • 1925
  • November 11
  • 1856
  • 1859
  • April 4
  • 1858
  • January 1
  • 1878
  • 1943
  • April 2
  • 1919
  • September 21
  • 1951
  • July 24
  • 1860
  • February 16
  • December 11
  • 1864
  • October 10
  • 1888
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

This Day In Our Family History; December 3, 2017

Removed sealed to spouse in 1650 for Samuel Blakesley and Hannah Potter in The Mesa Arizona Temple

Added Categories:

  • Charles Gilbert Lunt – 19
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • ARIZO – Mesa Arizona Temple; Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; December 3, 2017

Added Categories:

  • Lillian Alcorn – 31
  • David William Rowley – 30
  • Marjorie Ann Rowley – 36
  • Orem, Utah, Utah, United States

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; December 4, 2017

Added Categories:

  • Friday
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16
  • Caroline Webb – 47
  • Henry Melvin Sperry – 52
  • Emily Esther Sperry – 50
  • Emily Louisa Miller – 118

This Day In Our Family History; December 4, 2017

Deleted endowments for Nels Rosenquist Nelson, they were completed December 11

Added correct parents for Joseph and Moses Mansfield under sealed to parents on this day. Their parents are: Richard Mansfield and Gillian Drake

Added Categories:

  • Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Litchfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Alfred Oscar Lunt – 15
  • Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Alfred Lunt – 40
  • Priscilla Pitt – 41
  • Nels Rosenquist Nelson – 25
  • SLAKE – Salt Lake Utah Temple; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Florence Thora Harper – 76
  • Harriet Gibbons – 68
  • John Francis Gibbons – 163
  • James Robert Gibbons – 164
  • Henry Gibbons – 165
  • Sarah Gibbons – 166
  • Elizabeth Gibbons – 167
  • John Gibbons – 162
  • Sarah Wild Cole – 163

Journal: Jeanette Sperry; December 5, 2017

Added Categories:

  • Saturday
  • Jeanette Sperry – 16

This Day In Our Family History; December 5, 2017

Added Categories:

  • Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • James Wood – 247
  • Ann Amos – 248
  • Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Lydia Wood – 251

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; December 5, 2017

Added Categories:

  • 1853
  • Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States
  • England, United Kingdom
  • August
  • September 13
  • October 26
  • 1854
  • December 1
  • 1880
  • 1855
  • 1856
  • November 11
  • January 29
  • December 15
  • February 23
  • 1957
  • 1857
  • Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States
  • California, United States
  • Missouri, United States

This Day In Our Family History; December 6, 2017

Added Categories:

  • New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Cambridge, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Esther Olpin – 130
  • David Webb – 129
  • Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

John Rowley and Sarah Wright Family Messenger; December 6, 2017

Added Categories:

  • David William Rowley – 30
  • Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Price, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • Orem, Utah, Utah, United States

This Day In Our Family History

1691

William Webb and Ann Workman were married

1700

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

1719

Ellen Lunt died

1738

Olive Lunt was born in Eccleshall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom to John Lunt and Ms. Edgerton

1849

William Lamont Sperry and Margaret Ann Sidwell were married in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

1871

Mary Wood died

1886

Hannah Nelson was born in Efveröd, Kristianstad, Sweden in John Rosenquist Nelson and Elsa Nelson

1923

              Juanita Judkins was born

1936

Grace Harriet Rowley, age 8, was baptized and confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1966

John Francis Gibbons completed his endowment ordinance for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1978

William Wright completed his endowment ordinance for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in The Church’s Los Angeles California Temple, which is located at 10777 Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

This Day In Our Family History

1676
John Sperry and Elizabeth Post were married

1707
Abigail Bishop was born in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States to James Bishop and Abigail Bennett

Ebenezer Dorman and Abigail Bishop were married in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

1796
Joseph Brandenburg, about 27 years old, and Delilah Vasser, about 25 years old, were married Clark, Kentucky, United States

1849
Ann Maria Lunt died

1881
James Edward Lunt and Mary Ann Shaw were married in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

1909
Nels Rosenquist Nelson was sealed for time and eternity to his parents, Jens Rosenquist Nelson and Elsa Nelson, 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

Elsa Nelson completed her endowment ordinance 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

1921
Mary Jacomyn McKinney was sealed for time and eternity to her parents 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

Edward L., John O’Kelly, Ellen, Bridgett, Edgar, Janet and Mary Lunt were sealed for time and eternity to their parents, Edward Lount and Eileen O’Kelly 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

John, Elinor, William, Edward, Mary, Elizabeth, Richard, Charles, James and Elizabeth Lount were sealed for time and eternity to their parents, Richard Lount and Mary Alen, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Salt Lake City Utah Temple, which is located at 50 North West Temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Edward, Ricus, Katherine, Mary, Jacomine, Robert and William Lount were sealed for time and eternity to their parents, Richard Lount and Mary Jacomyn McKinney, 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

John, Richard, Edward, Tamizen, Alice, Julie, Juditha and Charles Lunt were sealed for time and eternity to their parents, Edward L. Lunt and Tamizen Coes, 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

John, Jane, Phebe, Edward, Tamazine, Elioner, Ellen and Thomas Lunt were sealed for time and eternity to their parents, John Lunt and Ms. Millington, 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

John, Edward and Olive Lunt were sealed for time and eternity to their parents, John Lunt and Ms. Millington, in The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Manti Utah Temple, which is located at 200 East 510 North in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

1922

Archie Harold Alcorn – 97, age 7, was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1927
Abigail Sperry completed her endowment ordinance for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1933
Della Lunt – 21 completed her endowment ordinance for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

1954
George William Lunt – 44 was buried in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

1977
Matthew, William and Benjamin Pitt completed their endowment ordinance for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

2001
Marjorie Lunt died

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Jason Earl Lunt – 4, age 8, was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in The Bountiful 24th Ward, which is part of The Bountiful Heights Stake. The Ward is located at 720 East 550 North in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States