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Isaiah Huntsman (Huntsman Sr.), Sr.

Birthplace: Perry, OH, USA
Death: Died in Annabella, UT, USA
Place of Burial: Fillmore, UT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Huntsman, Jr. and Mary Huntsman
Husband of Rebecca Carter Huntsman; Seviah Huntsman and Emma Melissa King
Father of Ezra Ames Huntsman; Harriet Huntsman; Ira Burchum Huntsman; Isaiah Huntsman; Clarissa Huntsman and 9 others
Brother of Lavinia Huntsman; Catherine Huntsman; Isaac Huntsman; Gabriel Huntsman; William Huntsman and 5 others

Occupation: blacksmith; also played the violin and played for dances
Managed by: Pam Wallis
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About Isaiah Huntsman, Sr. ---------------------------------------------------------

Biographical Summary:

Huntsman, Isaiah (1826-1878) (son of James Huntsman and Mary Johnson). Born September 14, 1826, in Richland county, Ohio. Came to Utah in 1849.

1) Married Rebecca Ames January 16, 1849, at Kanesville, Pottawattamie county, Iowa (daughter of Ira Ames and Charity Carter of Vermont, pioneers 1851). She was born 1830, Mooers at Fork, Clinton county, N. Y.

Their children:

  • Ezra born November 12, 1849, married Mary Ann Walton and Mary (Williams) Chandler;
  • Harriet born September 25, 1852, married John H. Bankhead, married Daniel Dalton;
  • Ira born October 6, 1854, married Anna (Palmer) Hutchinson;
  • Clarissa born December 11, 1858, married Benjamin Stewart, married Orson Dalton;
  • Isaiah born September 24, 1856, married Mary Ann Meller Palmer, married Susan Dalton, married Thursa Lewis;
  • Isabella born November 21, 1862, married John William Dalton;
  • Estella born January 24, 1863, married Lewis Monroe Nebeker, married William Nelson Spafford, Jr.;
  • James born April 13, 1865, married Eunice Pritchett;
  • William born December 17, 1867, married Eveline Thurston, married Minnie Johnston;
  • Emer A., died;
  • Elmer A. born April 9, 1870, married Augusta Norton;
  • Ida Rebecca born November 13, 1873, married Thomas Mitchel Pritchett.

Family home Annabella, Utah.

2) Married Emma Melissa King 1856, Salt Lake City (daughter of John Morris King and Sarah Ann Jewell, of American Fork, pioneers September 17, 1852, John Tidwell company). She was born September 18, 1840; died January 10, 1905 in Basin, Cassia county, Idaho.

Their children:

  • Sarah, died infant;
  • Mary, married Philander H. Bell;
  • Edson, married Elizabeth Johnson;
  • Jane, married John Tolman;
  • John, married Lucy Hardy;
  • Amanda, married Ebenezer Dalton;
  • Ada, married Isaac Dalton.

Family home Annabella, Utah.

3) Married Sophia Egbert 1868, Salt Lake City. Widow of Robert Egbert with six children. Their

Only child:

  • Louisa, died.

Family home Wellsville, Utah.

Member company B Mormon battalion. Settled at Fillmore and took an active part in the Indian warfare of that period. Moved to Wellsville 1864, then back to Fillmore 1870; in fall of 1874 moved to Annabella and died there June 3, 1878. Justice of peace; blacksmith and general mechanic.

SOURCE: Esshom, Frank; "Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah"; Salt Lake City, Utah; Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Company; 1913; page 950.

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Isaiah Huntsman, Sr.'s Timeline

September 14, 1826
Perry, OH, USA
January 16, 1849
Age 22
Springton, Iowa, United States
November 12, 1849
Age 23
Council Bluffs, IA, USA
September 25, 1852
Age 26
Millcreek, UT, USA
October 6, 1854
Age 28
Fillmore, UT, USA
September 24, 1856
Age 30
Fillmore, UT, USA
December 11, 1858
Age 32
Fillmore, UT, USA
November 21, 1860
Age 34
Fillmore, UT, USA
January 24, 1863
Age 36
Fillmore, UT, USA
March 16, 1863
Age 36
Fillmore, Millard, Ut