Tuesday, March 31, 2009

John Telford 1802- 1896 Jane Telford 1795-1886


John Telford
Parents: George Telford and Jane Dodds
Born: 2 Mar 1802 Armagh, Ulster, North Ireland
Immigrated to America abt 1830 from Belfast Ireland to Quebec Canada, settled for a time in Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Occupation: Weaver (in Ireland) Farmer (Utah)
Died: 19 Jan 1896 Richmond, Cache, Utah
Buried: 22 Jan 1896 Richmond City Cemetery
Married: 1) Jane Telford 13 Mar 1825 Barrhead, Renfrew, Scotland
Note: John and Jane were first cousins. She defied her family to marry her orphaned cousin

2) Elizabeth Robinson 13 Mar 1857 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Note: Elizabeth was in the Martin Handcart Company
Children with Elizabeth:  James, Mary, Rebecca, Samuel, Maria, Brigham, John, Eliza, Lillie
Sources
1840 US Census Hancock Illinois
Note:  it only gives his name, not those of his family
1870 US Census for Utah (age 68, living with both wives)
1880 US Census for Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 78, living with both wives)
Obituary :  Deseret Evening News 4 Feb 1896, 2
Online Early LDS: They lived in the Crooked Creek and Rasmus Branches of the church in Hancock county, Illinois. Name transcribed from the Iowa Branches Members Index 1839 - 1859, Volumes I & II by Ronald G. Watt. Historical Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1991. Copyright by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
findagrave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59286656
Mormon Pioneer overland Travel 1847-1868 traveled to Utah with the Henry Walton Garden Grove Company in 1851 with Jane and their surviving children:  Robert, Eliza, Anna, and son-in-law Charles
Online: Early LDS Pioneers, rootsweb.ancestry.com History of John Telford, Utah Pioneer 1851 by Effie Lenore Wiser
Jane Telford
Born: 17 Dec 1795 Armagh, Ulster, North Ireland
Parents: Robert Telford and Ann Conn
Died: 5 Sep 1886 Richmond, Cache, Utah
Buried: Richmond City Cemetery
Sources
1840 US Census Nauvoo, Illinois
Note: her name is not on the census, but we know she came with Robert
1870 US Census for Utah (age 74)
1880 US Census for Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 84, widowed, living with daughter-in-law Maria)
findagrave:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59404192
CHILDREN

*Robert Telford
Born: 8 Jan 1826 Barrhead, Renfrew, Scotland
Emigrated to Utah with Harry Walton/Garden Grove Company 1851
Married 1) Rebecca Stoddard 22 Feb 1852 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
2) Maria Spooner 18 Jun 1864 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Robert, George, Maria, John, William, Alexander, Charles
Died: 24 Nov 1879 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Buried: 27 Nov 1879 Bountiful Cemetery
Sources
1840 US Census Nauvoo, Illinois
Note:  his name is not on the census, but we know he came west with his parents
1860 US Census for Utah page 10 (age 30)
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=75858757

Anna Telford 
Born: 22 Nov 1827 Armagh, Ulster, Ireland
Married: Charles Henry Stoddard 22 Feb 1851 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Died: 8 Oct 1918 Richmond, Cache, Utah (Old age)
Buried: 13 Oct 1918 Richmond City Cemetery, Cache, Utah
Sources
1840 US Census Nauvoo, Illinois
Note:  her name is not on the census, but we know she came west with her parents
Nauvoo Temple Endowment Registers, vol 2 p 269 Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 42 p 908
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37333551
Online: Early LDS
Utah Death Certificate
George Telford
Born: 20 Nov 1829 Armagh, Ulster, Ireland
Married: Louisa Ann Wilson 9 Nov 1847 Ohio
Died 1850 Illinois
Cause of Death:  Pneumonia caused through exposure and cold suffered while he was working on the Nauvoo LDS Temple
Sources
Early LDS members
John Dodds Telford
Born: 12 Mar 1832 Jamestown, Ontario, Canada
Married: Sarah Matilda Coltrin 22 Feb 1852 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Children: Elizabeth, Geneva, George, Brigham, William, Una, John, Lavinna, Anna, Jane
Died: 2 Aug 1884 Lewiston, Cache, Utah
Cause of death: dragged by team of horses
Buried: Richmond City Cemetery, Richmond, Cache, Utah
Sources
Online: http://www.geenet.org/
Picture and Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59532730
Eliza Victoria Telford
Born: 24 Mar 1835 Essex, Ontario, Canada
Married: John McCarthy 13 Mar 1857 Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children with John: Avangelo, Libero, Angelina, Evaleo, Miagro, Vileto, Loheamo (Max),Orean, John (Jack) 
Died: 13 Jan 1915 Turner, Bannock, Idaho
Buried: Smithfield, Cache, Utah
Sources
Marriage: Extracted LDS Temple records
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=181310
Emma Jane Telford 
Born: 20 May 1843 Macedonia, Phelps, Missouri
Died: Nov 1844
Buried Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds
Sources
LDS - List of Known Dead Buried in Old Nauvoo Burial Ground, Vol 14.
LDS - Nauvoo Death Records, & Burials, p 33.
Book - Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude, 4 vols, International Society of Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, (Salt Lake City, Utah, 1998), , Vol 4, pp 3054-3056 (Jane Telford Telford).
Joseph Telford
Born: 14 May 1844 Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois
Died: 14 May 1844 Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois
Buried Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds
Sources
Family Search


2nd wife Elizabeth Robinson and children

Elizabeth Robinson
Parents Samuel Robinson and Mary Ann Price
Birth 20 May 1836 Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England
Christened 2 Oct 1842 St Bartholomew the Great, London, London, England
Immigration:  Martin Handcart Company
Note:  "Elizabeth Telford came in the handcart company which left Winter Quarters on September 18, 1856, and arrived in Utah November 30, 1856. This was the last and most unfortunate of the handcart companies..."
Death 22 Feb 1910 Richmond, Cache, Utah
Buried 25 Feb 1910 Richmond Cemetery
Sources
1841 UK Census Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England
1851 UK Census Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England
1870 US Census for Utah ( both wives living with John)
1880 US Census for Bountiful, Davis, Utah (both wives living with John)
1900 US Census Richmond, Cache, Utah 
D.U.P. Benson Stake Company
Family Search
Ancestry.com
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59286753

  
CHILDREN (with John) 

James William Telford
Birth 26 December 1857 Utah Territory
Never Marriage 
Death 10 January 1866 Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
Buried Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah (no marker)
Sources
Memorial on findagrave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=75964542
Family Search
Ancestry.com
Mary Jane Telford
Birth 26 November 1859 Utah Territory
Marriage Joseph Choules Smith 1 May 1884 Lewiston, Cache, Utah
Note:  Joseph was shot in his bed while he slept.  The murder remains unsolved.
Children: Ivy, Joseph, Nora, Sarah, Zelma, Angus, Elizabeth, Lenora, Edna
Death 22 July 1947 Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States
Buried Lewiston Cemetery
Sources
Memorial on findagrave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=147819846
1870 US Census Bountiful, Davis, Utah
1880 US Census Bountiful, Davis, Utah
1900 US Census Lewiston, Cache, Utah
1910 US Census Lewiston, Cache, Utah
Family Search
Ancestry.com
Rebecca AnnTelford
Birth 16 January 1862 Utah Territory
Marriage Samuel Frost Wiser 23 Oct 1884 Logan, Cache, Utah
Children: Effie, Sam, Nilus (female), Venus, Lorin, Wayne, Erwin, Horace, Marjorie
Death 7 Jan 1954 Lewiston, Cache, Utah
Buried Lewiston Cemetery
Sources
1870 US Census Bountiful, Davis, Utah
1880 US Census Bountiful, Davis, Utah
1900 US Census Lewiston, Cache, Utah
1910 US Census Lewiston, Cache, Utah
1920 US Census Lewiston, Cache, Utah
1930 US Census Lewiston, Cache, Utah
1940 US Census Lewiston, Cache, Utah
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36765053
Family Search
Ancestry.com
Samuel Robinson Telford
Birth 25 January 1865 Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
Never Married
Death 4 February 1928 Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States
Buried 7 Feb 1928 Richmond City Cemetery
Sources
1870 US Census Bountiful, Davis, Utah
1880 US Census Bountiful, Davis, Utah
1900 US Census Richmond, Cache, Utah
1910 US Census?
1920 US Census Richmond, Cache, Utah

Sarah Maria Telford
Birth 8 Sep 1867 Utah Territory
Never Married 
Death 8 Sep 1867 Utah Territory
Buried Bountiful Memorial Park
Sources
Family Search
Ancestry.com
Memorial: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=76066721
Brigham Young Telford
Birth 16 November 1868 Utah Territory
Never Married 
Death 5 Nov 1869
Buried Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
Sources
Family Search
Ancestry.com
Memorial:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=75877909
John Eli Telford
Birth 12 October 1870 Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
Marriage Caroline Mills Saville 27 May 1901 Colonial Juarez, Casas Grandes, Chihuauha, Mexico
Children: Evelyn, Linnie, John, Kathryn, Margaret, John
Death 25 June 1971
Buried 26 June 1971 Panteon Municipal Cemetery #2, Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
Sources
1880 US Census Bountiful, Davis, Utah
1930 Mexico National Census
Border Crossing from Mexico to U.S.
U.S. Consular Registration Application
US SS Death Index
Black, Susan Easton. Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1830 to 1848 page 912
Memorial: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=75878178
Elizabeth Mildren (Millie) Telford
Birth 16 Feb1873 Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
Never Married
Death 1 August 1959 Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
Buried 4 August 1959 Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States
Sources
1880 US Census Bountiful, Davis, Utah
1900 US Census Richmond, Cache, Utah
1910 US Census ?
1920 US Census Richmond, Cache, Utah
1930 US Census Logan, Cache, Utah
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59287017
Linnie May Telford
Birth 24 October 1876 Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
Never Married
Death 1 November 1972 Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
Buried Richmond Cemetery
Sources
1880 US Census Bountiful, Davis, Utah
1900 US Census Richmond, Cache, Utah
1910 US Census ?
1920 US Census Richmond, Cache, Utah
1930 US Census Logan, Cache, Utah
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59286874

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