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John Toone

Birthplace: Birmingham, UK
Death: Died in Croydon, UT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Toone and Elizabeth Toone
Husband of Jemima Toone; Hannah Toone and Emma Elizabeth Toone
Father of Lyon Lemuel Toone; Mary Elizabeth Lyon; Charles Toone and William Henry Toone

Managed by: Erin Spiceland
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About John Toone

(son of John Toone and Elizabeth Masters of Leamington, Warwickshire, England). Born March 10, 1813, Birmingham, England. Came to Utah October, 1852, Captain Howell company.

   Married:	Emma Prosser in 1836 at Leamington, England. (daughter of James Prosser and Mary Ann Morgan of Peterchurch, Herefordshire, England). She was born April 26, 1819.
   Their children:
           Mary Elizabeth born April, 1840, married John Lyon;
           William H. born March 4, 1842, married Hannah Webb;
           Charles J. born March 17, 1844, married Sarah Augusta Squires;
           John P. born February 19, 1854, married Emma Black.
   Family home Salt Lake City.

Missionary to England 1854. Played an instrument in the first orchestra in the Salt Lake Theater. Guard on the pioneer mail routes. Died August 31, 1893.

Toone, William Henry

(son of John Toone and Emma Prosser). Born March 4, 1842, Leamington, England. Came to Utah 1861.

   Married:	Hannah Webb March 4, 1865, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas Webb and Sarah Hunt of Lidlington, Cambridgeshire, England, pioneers 1869). She was born March 25, 1845, and came to Utah 1863 in the “Dixie” company.
   Their children:
           Sarah Emma born July 9, 1866, married Marcus Holling;
           Jessie Georgina born August 26, 1868, married Charles E. Condie;
           Hannah Elizabeth born May 11, 1870, married E. A. Wilde;
           William Henry born June 2, 1872, married Inez Grover;
           Charles J. born April 24, 1874, married Jessie Walker;
           Nettie born August 4, 1876, married George H. Wilde;
           John Wilford born December 14, 1878, married Hattie Grover;
           George Ernest born March 28, 1881, married Bessie Mulholland;
           Lyda Maud born March 7, 1883;
           Ida May born May 1, 1885;
           James Malvin born September 13, 1887;
           Lawrence Webb born August 30, 1889.
   Family home Croydon, Utah.

Drove teams both to California and to the Missouri river for freight 1861-63. Settled at Morgan, Utah, 1865. Morgan county commissioner 14 years, two of which he acted as chairman. Member of Croydon bishopric 13 years; missionary to England 1897; bishop of Croydon ward. USA mail carrier to Montana 1864. Sergeant Utah militia. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 352
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1216
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John Toone's Timeline

April 10, 1813
Birmingham, UK
June 12, 1836
Age 23
April 16, 1840
Age 27
March 4, 1842
Age 28
March 14, 1844
Age 30
February 1, 1857
Age 43
February 22, 1857
Age 43
March 6, 1858
Age 44
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
August 31, 1893
Age 80
Croydon, UT, USA