About George Wilkins
(son of Abraham and Mary Emmons Wilkins). Born October 28, 1822, Peterboro, New Hampshire. Came to Utah October 12, 1849.
Married: Catherine Augusta Lovett, July 4, 1846.
Augusta born July 5, 1851, married John W. Snell; George A. born February 18, 1853, married Elizabeth Mayer; Charles born December 18, 1854, died; Alsina E. born May 7, 1856, married George H. Brimhall; Lucy A. born March 14, 1858, married Carl A. Marcusen; Joseph E. born October 23, 1860, married Arminta Wilson; Albert W. born May 11, 1863, married Mary E. Dudley.
Family home Spanish Fork. Married: Mary M. Myer September 17, 1886.
There were four children of this marriage in family.
President high priest’s quorum; second counselor to Bishop John L. Butler; first counselor Bishop A. K. Thurber; patriarch; missionary to England 1871; president Bedford and Norwich conference; missionary New England states, 1876. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah. Pioneer settler at Spanish Fork, Utah, 1855. Member city council, Spanish Fork. Second vice-president and Board of Directors Spanish Fork Co-op, two years. Sources:
Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 196 Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1247