James Unsworth (1838 - d.)

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About James Unsworth

(son of William Unsworth, born in Bolton, Lancastershire, England, 1816, and Elizabeth Tong, born August 19, 1815, at Bolton, married 1834). Born December 25, 1838, Bolton. Came to Utah September 22, 1861, Samuel A. Woolley company.

   Married:	Alice Cockshott August 25, 1860, at Bolton (daughter of John and Alice Cockshott), who was born 1840, and came to Utah with husband.
   Their children:
           Betsy born June 1, 1861, died October 18, 1861;
           Alice born December 1, 1862, married Charles Sorenson;
           Elizabeth Ellen born January 7, 1866, married James H. Neilsen;
           Mary Ann born October 3, 1867, married C. F. Olsen;
           Eva M. born February 13, 1870, married Soren Hanson;
           Ella born March 1, 1872, married Albert P. Ellis;
           Lillian born March 16, 1874, died January 31, 1875;
           James born August 5, 1875, died February 19, 1877;
           William born December 1, 1880;
           Maud born November 1882;
           Samuel born March 14, 1886.
   Family home Hyrum, Utah.
   Married:	Wilhelmina A. Orell March 3, 1873, Salt Lake City (daughter of Charles Frederick Orell and Johanna Charlotte Granne, latter pioneer September 29, 1866, Peter Nebeker company, married 1851, in Sweden). She was born February 2, 1855, at Norrkoping, Sweden.
   Their children:
           Charlotte born October 11, 1875, died March 24, 1882;
           Ida Amanda born June 27, 1877, died March 27, 1882;
           Charles Clarence born March 7, 1881, married Agnes Liljenquist;
           Edna lone born March 27, 1883, married Alma Allen;
           Joseph born May 1, 1885, married Josephine Crookston;
           Bertrand Tong born June 24, 1893, died March, 1894;
           Leon Grand born April 11, 1895, died September 1896;
           Gihon Kenneth born April 11, 1895;
           Felicia Hortense born December 11, 1897, died December 15, 1901.

Ordained high priest 1876; bishop’s counselor; missionary to England 1885-87; high counselor in Hyrum stake at its organization. Pioneer merchant of Hyrum 1867. Manager secretary and treasurer of Hyrum Co-op, for twenty five years. Farmer and merchant. Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1221

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James Unsworth's Timeline

1838
December 25, 1838
1885
May 1, 1885
Age 46
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