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James Marks Works

Birthplace: Aurelius, Cayuga, NY, USA
Death: Died in Manti, Sanpete, UT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Asa Works, Sr. and Abigail Jerusha Works Young
Brother of Miriam Angeline Young; Abigail Rockwell; Joseph Turncliffe Works; Perthenia Booth (Works); Angeline Eliza Robinson and 3 others

Managed by: Ann Fuller (c)
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About James Marks Works

(son of Asa Works and Abigail Marks of Bennington, Vermont). Born October 5, 1821, Aurelius, Cayuga County, New York. Came to Utah in 1847.

   Married:	Phoebe Jones April 15, 1858, at Salt Lake City (daughter of John and Mary Jones), who was born November 14, 1825, and came to Utah with Captain Jones company.
   Their children:
           James Marks, Jr., born April 6, 1859, died January 1, 1888;
           Edwin Mosiah born December 28, 1861, married Margret Maria Munk, married Hannah Cordelia Munk, married Matilda Lindberg;
           Mary A. A., married Nels Benson.
   Family home Manti, Utah.

Missionary to Great Britain 1860-64; high priest; patriarch. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 126
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1264
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James Marks Works's Timeline

October 5, 1821
Aurelius, Cayuga, NY, USA
July 24, 1889
Age 67
Manti, Sanpete, UT, USA