Elizabeth Bloxham (Sheen) (1797 - 1881)

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Birthplace: Barrow, Bromsgrove, England
Death: Died in Salem, Utah, Utah, USA
Occupation: England
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About Elizabeth Bloxham (Sheen)

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Elizabeth Sheen Bloxham (1797-1881) was born in the hamlet of Barrow. Came to America with converts of Latter-day Saints. It is recorded that she married a man named John Morriss in England; he may have died there, as there is no other record of him. However, Elizabeth was sealed in eternal marriage to Morriss 27 March 1857 in the Salt Lake City LDS Endowment House.

Elizabeth had married widower, Thomas Sr. Bloxham, after the death (winter 1847) of his first wife, Dianah (Diana) Harris at Winter Quarters, Nebraska; Diana is buried at Winter Quarters Pioneer Cemetery, Florence (Omaha), Douglas, Nebraska.

Elizabeth had known the Bloxhams in England and was fifteen years older than Thomas. She was a good mother for his children. She married Thomas about 1849 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa.

After living in Utah until her death, Thomas Sr. moved to Idaho to be with his & Diana's children. He died at at Cambridge & is buried in the Cambridge Cemetery, Downey, Bannock, Idaho.

SOURCE: www.findagrave.com Find A Grave Memorial# 33550237

-------------------- Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 (Unknown Year of Travel) Age 56

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Birth: May 1, 1797 Bromsgrove, England

Death: Feb. 4, 1881 Salem Utah County Utah, USA

Born in the hamlet of Barrow. Came to America with converts of Latter-day Saints. It is recorded that she married a man named John Morriss in England; he may have died there, as there is no other record of him. However, Elizabeth was sealed in eternal marriage to Morriss 27 March 1857 in the Salt Lake City LDS Endowment House.

Elizabeth had married widower, Thomas Sr. Bloxham, after the death (winter 1847) of his first wife, Dianah (Diana) Harris at Winter Quarters, Nebraska; Diana is buried at Winter Quarters Pioneer Cemetery, Florence (Omaha), Douglas, Nebraska.

Elizabeth had known the Bloxhams in England and was fifteen years older than Thomas. She was a good mother for his children. She married Thomas about 1849 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa.

After living in Utah until her death, Thomas Sr. moved to Idaho to be with his & Diana's children. He died at at Cambridge & is buried in the Cambridge Cemetery, Downey, Bannock, Idaho.


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  • Thomas Sr. Bloxham (1811 - 1883)

Burial: Salem City Cemetery Salem Utah County Utah, USA

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Elizabeth Bloxham's Timeline

1797
May 1, 1797
Bromsgrove, England
1849
1849
Age 51
Kanesville, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA
1881
February 4, 1881
Age 83
Salem, Utah, Utah, USA
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Salem, Utah, Utah, USA