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James Vernon

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Coalville, Summit County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Wanship Cemetery, Wanship, Summit County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Vernon and Elizabeth Cottrill
Husband of Emma Maria Staker and Mary Jane Hodgson
Father of Earl VERNON; James Alvin VERNON; Francis VERNON; Sarah Edna Vernon; Anice Laprella Vernon and 7 others
Brother of Ann Vernon; Martha Elizabeth Vernon; Mary E. Vernon; Sarah Jane Vernon; Francis W. Vernon and 4 others

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About James Vernon

James Vernon (1862 - 1947), son of Francis Vernon and Elizabeth Cotrell of Derbyshire, England, was born 18 April 1862 at Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, England. He came to Utah with his parents in 1868. James married (1) Emma Marie Staker, (2) Mary Jane Hodgson.

Marriages and Children

  1. Emma Marie Staker (1864 - 1908), daughter of William Henry Staker and Sarah Marchant, on 1 January 1886 at Rockport, Utah.
    1. James Alvin Vernon (born 16 January 1887)
    2. Francis Vernon (born 24 February 1888 - died in infancy)
    3. Sarah Edna Vernon (born 17 October 1889), married Frank Melvin Judd
    4. Earl Vernon (born 4 June 1891)
    5. Anice La Prelle Vernon (born 3 September 1893)
    6. Edward Vernon (born 28 January 1895)
    7. Nathaniel Lloyd Vernon (born 30 October 1896)
    8. Richard Lynn Vernon (born 21 May 1899)
    9. Ray Staker Vernon (born 28 October 1902)
    10. Paul Vernon (born 10 April 1905 - died in infancy)
    11. Lionel Joseph Vernon (born 25 November 1907)
  2. Mary Jane Hodgson, daughter of Henry Swift Hodgson and Annie Gardiner of Yorkshire, England, married on 15 September 1910 at Salt Lake City.
    1. Agnes Annie Vernon (died in infancy)
    2. Dorothy Vernon (born 18 November 1912)

President YMMIA of Rockport ward; bishop Rockport ward. School trustee. Director Wanship, Rockport and Hoytsville Live Stock Company. Lumberman; sheep and cattle raiser.

Sources

  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1224
  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 649
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James Vernon's Timeline

1862
April 18, 1862
Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
1886
January 1, 1886
Age 23
Rockport, Summit, Ut.
1887
January 16, 1887
Age 24
Rockport, Summit, Ut.
1888
February 24, 1888
Age 25
Oakley, Ut.
1889
October 17, 1889
Age 27
Rockport, Summit, Ut.
1889
Age 26
1891
June 4, 1891
Age 29
Rockport, Summit, Ut.
1893
September 3, 1893
Age 31
Rockport, Summit, Ut.
1895
January 28, 1895
Age 32
Rockport, Summit, Ut.
1896
October 30, 1896
Age 34
Rockport, Summit, Ut.