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Hugh Findlay

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Newmilns, East Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Fish Haven, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
Place of Burial: Fish Haven, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Findlay and Mary Findlay
Husband of Isabella Findlay; Catherine Ann Partington Findlay; Mary Ellen Findlay and Ane Marie Dorthea Findlay
Father of James Findlay; Ephraim Findlay; Anna Isabell Stock; Alma Findley; Heber Findley and 17 others
Brother of Allen Findlay

Occupation: Matchmaker; LDS missionary
Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
Last Updated:

About Hugh Findlay

Hugh Findlay (1822 - 1900), son of James Findlay and Mary McPherson (1797 - 1879), was born 9 June 1822 at Newmilns, East Ayrshire, Scotland; he died 1 March 1900 at Fish Haven, Bear Lake, Idaho, and was buried at Fish Haven Cemetery, Plot: 13a. His gravestone is inscribed, "Missionary to India 1852-1855; Scotland 1878-1880." He had four plural wives and 21 children, 14 of whom survived to adulthood. The 1870 Census lists Hugh's occupation as matchmaker.

Marriages and Children

  1. Isabella Ratray (1821 - 1847), married 1844 Scotland
    1. James Findlay, d.s.p. (1845 - 1847); buried in Scotland
    2. Ephriam Findlay, d.s.p. (1846 - 1847); buried in Scotland
  2. Catherine Ann Taylor Partington (1833 - 1903); married 25 March 1856 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory
    1. Anna Isabell Findlay (1857 - 1928)
    2. Alma Findlay (1858 - 1936)
    3. Hugh William Findlay (1860 - 1929)
    4. Heber Findlay, d.s.p. (1862 - 1863)
    5. Mary Findlay, d.s.p. (1864 -1864)
    6. George Daniel Findlay (1865 - 1939)
    7. Charlotte Catherine Findlay (1868 - 1908)
    8. Frank Partington Findlay (1870 - 1954)
    9. Ellen Findlay Nelson (1873 - 1947)
  3. Mary Ellen Smith (1841 - 1933)
    1. Arthur Smith Findlay (1858 - 1921)
    2. Clara Jane Findlay, d.s.p. (1860 - 1866)
    3. Brigham Hugh Findlay (1862 - 1940)
    4. James William Findlay (1864 - 1935)
    5. Charles Henry Findlay (1865 - 1958)
    6. Nephi Findlay, d.s.p. (1868 - 1868)
    7. Walter Findlay (1869 - 1938)
  4. Ane Marie Dorthea Nelson (1843 - 1872), married 5 July 1862 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory
    1. Leon Jared Findlay (1865 - 1938)
    2. Horace Findlay, d.s.p. (1866 - 1868)
    3. Dora Althea Findlay (1869 - 1909)

Sources

  • Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel. Amasa M. Lyman Company (1855)] Age 33; Departure: 25 October 1855; Arrival: 1 December 1855. Company Information: Amasa Lyman led a small company of returning missionaries and others from San Bernardino, California, to Salt Lake City.
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Hugh was a father of 21 children, 14 surviving to adulthood.

Hugh and Isabella were the parents of 2 children who both died in early childhood the same year as their mother and are buried in Scotland:

James 1845-1847 Ephriam 1846-1847

Hugh and Catherine were the parents of 9 children:

Anna Isabella 1856-1928 Alma 1858-1936 Hugh William 1860-1929 Heber 1862-1863 Mary 1862-1864 George Daniel 1865-1939 Charlotte Catherine 1868-1908 Frank Partington 1870-1954 Ellen 1873-1947

Hugh and Mary Ellen were the parents of 7 children:

Arthur Smith 1858-1921 Clara Jane 1860-1866 Brigham Hugh 1862-1940 James William 1864-1935 Charles Henry 1865-1958 Nephi 1868-1868 Walter 1869-1938

Hugh and Ane were the parents of 3 children:

Leon Jared 1865-1938 Horace 1866-1867 Dora Althea 1869-1909

1870 Census lists Hugh's occupation as Match-Maker Inscription: missionary to India 1852-1855; Scotland 1878-1880

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Hugh Findlay's Timeline

1822
June 9, 1822
Newmilns, East Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1844
1844
Age 21
Scotland
1845
1845
Age 22
Scotland
1847
1847
Age 24
Scotland
1855
1855
Age 32
UT, USA
1856
March 25, 1856
Age 33
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
1857
January 1, 1857
Age 34
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1858
November 8, 1858
Age 36
December 17, 1858
Age 36
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States
1858
Age 35
UT, USA