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James Russell Ivie

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Franklin, Heard County, Georgia, United States
Death: June 10, 1866 (63)
Scipio, Millard County, Utah, United States (Killed by Native Americans)
Place of Burial: Scipio, Millard County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Anderson Ivie and Sarah Sally Ivie
Husband of Sarah Allred and Eliza McKee Ivie
Father of Richard Anderson Ivie; William Franklin Ivie; Sarah A. McArthur; James Alexander Ivie; John Lehi Ivie and 6 others
Brother of Polly Ann Billington; William Shelton Ivie; Isaac L. Ivie; Thomas Celton Ivie; John Anderson Ivie and 3 others

Managed by: Ronald Edward Richard Fedele
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About James Russell Ivie

Inscription: Heber Charles Ivie (1852-1923)

Per Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, Volumes 1-2: James Russell Ivie was born December 30, 1802, in Franklin County, Georgia. He was married in June of 1824 at the age of 21 years old to Eliza McKee Fausett. They arrived in Provo, Utah, September 20, 1848, in Brigham Young's 2nd Company. James passed away June 10, 1866, in Scipio, Millard, Utah. His wife, Eliza, was born July 5, 1808, in Sumner County, Tennessee, the daughter of Richard Fossett/Faucett and Mary Fossett/Faucett. She passed away August 7, 1896, in Scipio, Millard, Utah.

James Married second Amanda Jane Brush and married third Abigale Reynolds. James and Eliza and their family were living near Paris, Monroe, Missouri, when Zion's Camp came through. They joined the Mormon Church and went with the camp to Western Missouri . They moved to Nauvoo and were living there when the Prophet was martyred. The family assisted Parley P. Pratt when he escaped from prison. They emigrated to Utah with Brigham Young 's company of 1848.

James and Eliza's two oldest sons, Richard and William, served in the Mormon Battalion. Upon James arrival in the Valley, they went to Provo, among the first settlers there. Later he was called to lead the settlement of Mt. Pleasant. Later they moved to Scipio where James was killed by the Indians in the early part of the Blackhawk War. He was always active in the church and helped in the community when needed.

Children of 1st wife:

Richard Anderson b. 10 Feb 1825, Bedford, Tennessee, Md. 1st, Elizabeth Dobson , Md. 2nd, Mary Emeline Young Md. 3rd, Hannah Marie Smith, Md. 4th, Emeline Sweat. D. 22 Nov 1892

William Franklin b. 18 Dec 1826, Bedford, Tennessee, Md. 1st, Malinda Jane Young, Md. 2nd, Sarah Emily Young, D. 4 May 1880

Sarah Allred b. 3 Apr 1829, Bedford, Tennessee, Md. 1st, William J. Dayton , Md. 2nd, James P. Hirons and Md. 3rd, Henry McArthur, D. 22 Jan 1890

James Alexander, b. 17 Mar 1830, Monroe Co., Missouri, Md. 1st, Elizabeth Porter, Md. 2nd, Sarah West and Md. 3rd, Alice Straw, D. 15 Mar 1906

John Lehi b. 11 Jun 1833, Monroe Co. Missouri, Md. 1st Mary Catherine Barton, Md. 2nd Maryette Carter and Md. 3rd, Violet Gledhill (Snow), D. 10 Mar 1909

Polly Ann b. 21 Aug 1835, Monroe Co., Missouri, Md. Jerome Zabriskie, D. 7 Aug 1896, Elizabeth Caroline, b. 3 Nov 1837, Monroe Co., Missouri, Md. William Campbell Billingsly, D. Unknown

Joseph Orson, b. 1 Jan 1840, Monroe Co., Missouri, D. 1851

Eliza Maria b. 29 Mar 1842, Monroe Co., Missouri, Md. 1st, Warren Foote, Md. 2nd Elliot Davis, Md. 3rd, Orson Davis, D. 1 May 1920

Isaac Thomas b. 24 May 1844, Monroe Co., Missouri, Md. Elizabeth Evans, D. Unknown

Benjamin Martin b. 16 Sep 1846, Monroe Co., Missouri, Md. Martha Ann Memmott, D. 5 Mar 1926

Hyrum Lewis b. 25 Feb 1849, Provo, Utah, Md. 1st, Emma Jane Robbins, Md. 2nd, Marie Thacker, Md. 3rd, Esther Robbins, D. Unknown

Heber Kimball b. 19 Nov 1852, Provo, Utah, Md. 1st, Anna Madsen, Md. 2nd Clarissa Howe, D. 7 Feb 1921

Inscription: Heber Charles Ivie (1852-1923)

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James Russell Ivie's Timeline

December 30, 1802
Franklin, Heard County, Georgia, United States
February 18, 1825
Age 22
Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
December 18, 1827
Age 24
Shelbyville, Bedford, TN
April 23, 1829
Age 26
Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
March 17, 1830
Age 27
Paris, Monroe, Missouri, USA
June 11, 1833
Age 30
Paris, Monroe County, Missouri, United States
August 24, 1835
Age 32
West Paris, Monroe, Missouri, United States
November 3, 1837
Age 34
Caldwell Co, MO
January 1, 1840
Age 37
Monroe Co, MO