John Albiston, Jr.

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John Albiston, Jr.

Birthplace: Stockport, Cheshire, England
Death: Died in Franklin, Onieda, Idaho, USA
Place of Burial: Franklin, Onieda, Idaho, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Albiston and Hannah Albiston
Husband of Elizabeth Mellor Albiston
Father of John Albiston, III; James Albiston; Charles Albiston; Martha Albiston; Joseph A. Albiston and 5 others
Brother of James Albiston; Frances Albiston; Mary Ann Albiston; Martha Albiston; Stillborn Albiston and 9 others

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About John Albiston, Jr.

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Darwin Richardson Company (1854) Age 40

Departure: 17 June 1854 Arrival: 30 September 1854

Company Information: About 300 individuals and 40 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Westport, Missouri.

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Birth: Apr. 4, 1814 Stockport Cheshire, England

Death: Apr. 2, 1891 Franklin Franklin County Idaho, USA

  • Father: John ALBISTON [1782--1849]
  • Mother: Hannah THACKER [1783--1827]

Wife: Elizabeth Mellor SMITH [1812--1879]

John & Elizabeth were married in 1833 at Saddleworth, England.

They had several children in England, but only two sons, John III & Joseph, survived. They were pioneers to Utah with the Darwin Richardson Co. in 1854.

The year after arriving in Utah they were blessed with another child, a daughter, they named Ruth Agnes. These three children grew to adulthood and raised families of their own.

Family links:

  • John Albiston (1782 - 1849)
  • Hannah Thacker Albiston (1783 - 1827)
  • Elizabeth Mellor Smith Albiston (1812 - 1879)*

Burial: Richmond City Cemetery Richmond Cache County Utah, USA

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John Albiston, Jr.'s Timeline

April 4, 1814
Stockport, Cheshire, England
April 16, 1814
England (Cheshire, Stockport, Heaton Norris, Tiviot Dale Wesleyan Methodist Chapel)
Age 18
Saddleworth, England
Age 20
Age 22
England (Cheshire, Stalybridge)
April 11, 1839
Age 25
April 15, 1840
Age 26
Mormon Church
December 9, 1840
Age 26
England (Cheshire, Stalybridge)
February 7, 1842
Age 27
England (Cheshire, Stalybridge)
July 7, 1844
Age 30
Stalybridge, Cheshire, England