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Cyrus Winget

Birthplace: Morris, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Ceder City, Iron, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Monroe, Sevier County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William C. Winget and Sarah E. Winget (Lindley)
Husband of Catherine Winget
Father of Fidelia DeMill; Alphonzo Winget; Cyrus Winget; Catherine Elizabeth Yergensen; Elvira Delight Locks and 2 others

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About Cyrus Winget

(son of William Winget and Sarah Lindley of Pennsylvania). Born January 22, 1815, Pennsylvania. Came to Utah October 3, 1847, Charles C. Rich company.

   Married:	Catharine Hulet April 7, 1841, Nauvoo, Illinois. (daughter of Charles Hulet and Margaret Noah of Nelson, Portage County, Ohio, pioneers September, 1850). She was born March 12, 1820.
   Their children:
           Zenos, married Huetta Johnson;
           Malvina, married Elias De Mills;
           Alphonzo, married Almeda Mariah Washburn;
           Fidelia, married Oliver De Mills;
           Cyrus, Jr., married Adella Squires;
           Elvira D., married James Locks;
           Catharine E., married Jergen Jergensen.
   Family resided Nauvoo, Illinois, and Springville, Utah.

Elder. Settled in Iron county, 1853. Indian war veteran. Choir leader at Springville. Cooper; farmer. Died January 14, 1854, Cedar City, Utah. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1255

Bio for Cyrus

Born January 22, 1815 in Morris Twp., Greene, Pennsylvania. Parents: William Winget and Sarah Elizabeth Lindley. Moved to Chester Twp., Knox, Ohio in 1820, age 5. Moved to Burton Twp., Adams, Illinois in 1839, age 24. Convert to LDS Church about 1840, age 25. He was the only member of his parent's family to join the LDS Church. Cooper by trade and also a farmer.

Married Catherine Hulet April 7, 1841, age 26, in Illinois. Worked on the Nauvoo Temple. Received his endowment February 7, 1846, in the last session on the last day endowments were given.

Crossed the plains to the Salt Lake Valley in 1847, age 32. Saw the miracle of the seagulls and crickets in 1848. Helped settle Springville in 1850. He owned a good farm and house.

Moved to Cedar City November 1853. Died in Cedar City January 14, 1854, age 39, from pneumonia. Now he is buried in the Monroe City Cemetery on the right side of his beloved wife. He has no grave marker. We do not know the story of his burial in Monroe. We do not have a photo of him.

Father of seven children: Zenos, Melvina, Alphonzo, Fidelia, Cyrus, Elvira, Delight, and Catherine Elizabeth.

Bio submitted by Bruce Ogden Note: Cemetery records indicate the burial date as January 14, 1854.

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Cyrus Winget's Timeline

January 22, 1815
Morris, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States
June 29, 1842
Age 27
Adams County, Illinois, United States
December 11, 1843
Age 28
Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
January 5, 1846
Age 30
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
December 18, 1847
Age 32
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States
June 23, 1850
Age 35
Springville, Utah County, Utah Territory, United States
November 3, 1852
Age 37
Springville, Utah County, Utah Territory, United States
January 14, 1854
Age 38
Ceder City, Iron, Utah, United States

Cemetery: Monroe City Cemetery, Utah, USA
Source: Sexton / Grant
Grave Location: 070-F

August 14, 1854
Age 38
Springville, Utah County, Utah Territory, United States