Edmund Lovell Ellsworth (1819 - 1893) MP

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Birthplace: Paris, NY, USA
Death: Died in Show Low, AZ, USA
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About Edmund Lovell Ellsworth

"...Ellsworth, Edmund – (4th Ten) Born July 1, 1819, in Paris, Oneida Co., N.Y., to Jonathan and Sarah Gully Ellsworth. He was baptized Feb. 20, 1840, and three years later was ordained a seventy. He married Brigham Young's daughter Elizabeth Young. He was appointed a foot hunter, and was among 10 appointed to remain at the upper crossing of the Platte River, near Casper, Wyo. When his family arrived at the ferry, he accompanied them to the Salt Lake Valley, where the arrived Oct. 12. He filled a mission to England in 1854-56 and on his return home, took charge of the first handcart company to cross the plains. This company left Iowa June 9, 1856, and arrived in the Salt Lake Valley Sept. 26 after considerable hardship. He was later elected alderman in Salt Lake City. In 1880, he moved his family to Arizona. He died at Show Low Ariz., Dec. 29, 1893, at age 74..."

SOURCE: http://www.ldschurchnews.com/articles/58061/Biographies-of-the-original-1847-pioneer-company.html -------------------- Birth: Jul. 1, 1819, Paris, Oneida County, New York, USA

Death: Dec. 29, 1893, Show Low, Navajo County, Arizona, USA

Burial: Adair Cemetery, Show Low, Navajo County, Arizona, USA

Son of Jonathan Ellsworth and Sarah (Sally) Gallea. Husband of Elizabeth Young (m. July 10, 1842, Nauvoo, IL), Mary Ann Dudley (m. December 24, 1852, Salt Lake City, UT), Mary Ann Jones (m. October 10, 1856, Salt Lake City, UT) and Mary Ann Bates (m. October 10, 1856 Salt Lake City, UT).

Son-In-Law of President Brigham Young.

Captain of the "Edmund Ellsworth Company" that left Iowa for Utah on June 9, 1856, arriving in Utah on September 26th of the same year.

Arrested for polygamy in 1884.


Spouses:

 

Elizabeth Young Ellsworth 1825 - 1903

 

Mary Ann Dudley Ellsworth 1834 - 1916


Children:

 

Edmund Ellsworth 1845 - 1926

 

Brigham Henry Ellsworth 1850 - 1922

 

Albert Lovell Ellsworth 1857 - 1921

 

Agnes Ellsworth Hogge 1859 - 1931

 

Susan Lorena Ellsworth Stephens 1864- 1935

 

Asa Charles Ellsworth 1866 - 1924

 

Loretta Ellsworth Hansen 1868 - 1940

 

Julia Ellsworth West 1869 - 1958

 

Jerome Dudley Ellsworth 1869 - 1920

 

Ellye Ellsworth Bleak 1877 - 1963

 

Effie Ellsworth Phelps 1877 - 1948


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Record added: Jan 04, 2007

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Edmund Lovell Ellsworth's Timeline

1819
July 1, 1819
Paris, NY, USA
1842
July 10, 1842
Age 23
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois
1852
December 24, 1852
Age 33
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, Usa
1854
November 17, 1854
Age 35
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
1856
September 17, 1856
Age 37
West Weber, Weber, UT
1857
September 20, 1857
Age 38
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, Usa
1865
September 18, 1865
Age 46
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
1869
December 15, 1869
Age 50
West Weber, Weber County, Utah, USA
1872
November 4, 1872
Age 53
West Weber, Weber, Utah, Usa