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Francis Bacon

Birthplace: Hamilton, Madison county, New York, USA
Death: Died in Georgetown, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA
Place of Burial: Georgetown, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA
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Husband of Jane Bacon and Elizabeth Bacon

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About Francis Bacon

Birth: Feb. 5, 1832, Hamilton, Madison County, New York, USA

Death: Apr. 24, 1920, Georgetown, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA

Burial: Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA

Francis Bacon Dies:

Francis Bacon, one of the old time and highly respected citizens of the city of Georgetown passed away at his home Saturday night after an illness extending over a long period. Services for Mr. Bacon were held at Georgetown Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock.

Francis Bacon was born in the state of New York, February 5, 1832 his parents being members of the L.D.S. church, being among the first to embrace that faith. When six years of age Francis Bacon became acquainted with the Prophet Joseph Smith, in Nauvoo, Illinois, and remembered this acquaintanceship all thru his life. He crossed the plains in 1852, walking and driving a yoke of oxen and was barefooted.

In 1860 he married Jane Loader in Pleasant Grove. She was a member of the handcart company in which he crossed the plains. His wife died four years later, leaving him with three small children. In 1864 he married again to Elizabeth Simpson. He was the father of eleven children, six of whom are living and 39 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. He was one of the pioneers of Bear Lake county and resided here until his death. Montpelier Examiner

Bacon, Francis 7 May 1920



Jane Loader Bacon (1842 - 1864)*



Eliza Jane Bacon Hess (1860 - 1938)*


Franklin Rosa Bacon (1862 - 1930)*


Nelson James Bacon (1864 - 1864)*


Lorenzo Bacon (1870 - 1914)*


Albert Bacon (1873 - 1950)*


Florence Bacon (1876 - 1880)*

Created by: Carol Stevens

Record added: Mar 28, 2009

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Francis Bacon's Timeline

February 5, 1832
Hamilton, Madison county, New York, USA
April 24, 1920
Age 88
Georgetown, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA
Age 87
Georgetown, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA