Elijah Seamons (1836 - 1917)

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Birthplace: Haverhill, Suffolk, UK
Death: Died in Hyde Park, Cache, UT, USA
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About Elijah Seamons

(son of William Seamons of Chediston, Suffolk, England, born at Allsaints, England, and Elizabeth King of St. Michaels, Suffolk). He was born February 14, 1836, Chediston, England. Came to Utah October 14, 1853, Cyrus H. Wheelock company.

   Married:	Emma Lyons (daughter of William and Mary Lyons, who came to Utah October 1, 1862, Joseph Home company). She was born September 12, 1840.
   Married:	Sarah Balls in 1873, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Balls and Sarah Baxter), who was born September 5, 1855, Linstead, Suffolk, England.
   Their children:
           Laura L. born December 13, 1873, married Herbert Elwood 1890;
           Emma E. born July 20, 1877, married John Kirby December 1897;
           William D. born March 26, 1879, married Annie Jackson April 10, 1907;
           Joseph E. born April 13, 1882, married Lucy Jackson December 4, 1907;
           John R. born October 4, 1884, married Hannah Lund March 10, 1909;
           Sarah born March 10, 1887;
           Elvira born July 31, 1892;
           Henry S. born December 17, 1890;
           Ruby H. born August 1, 1896.
   Family home Hyde Park, Utah.

Elder; high priest. Veteran Indian war; assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1861 and 1862. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 375
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1150
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Elijah Seamons's Timeline

1836
February 14, 1836
Haverhill, Suffolk, UK
1862
November 14, 1862
Age 26
Salt Lake, Salt Lake, UT, USA
1873
February 11, 1873
Age 36
Salt Lake, Salt Lake, UT, USA
December 13, 1873
Age 37
Hyde Park, Cache, UT, USA
1877
July 20, 1877
Age 41
Hyde Park, Cache, UT, USA
1879
March 26, 1879
Age 43
Hyde Park, Cache, UT, USA
1882
April 13, 1882
Age 46
Hyde Park, Cache, UT, USA
1884
October 3, 1884
Age 48
Hyde Park, Cache, UT, USA
1887
March 10, 1887
Age 51
Hyde Park, Cache, UT, USA
1889
December 17, 1889
Age 53
ID, USA