Peter Edmund van Orden

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Peter Edmund van Orden

Birthplace: Moravia, Cayuga, New York
Death: Died in Lewiston, Cache, Utah
Place of Burial: City Cem., Lewiston, Cache, Utah
Immediate Family:

Son of William Van Orden and Julia Ann Haight
Husband of Sarah Ellen MCFERSON; Sarah Ellen MC PERSON and Martha Ann Knight
Father of Mary Elizabeth Bair; Peter Edmund Van Orden; Julia Ann van Orden; Ellen van Orden and Maria van Orden
Brother of Charlotte Amelia Van Orden; Everett Clark Van Orden; Sarah Louisa Van Orden and Marie Antoinette Van Orden
Half brother of John Milton Bernhisel

Managed by: Edna Richards Baker Cahoon
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About Peter Edmund van Orden

(son of William Van Orden and Julia Ann Haight, of New York state). Born January 27, 1830, in Cayuga county, New York. Came to Utah in 1850.

   Married:	Sarah E. McFerson October 10, 1870, Salt Lake City (daughter of Dimon McFerson and Mary Ann Neas of Kaysville, Utah pioneers, October, 1853, Isaac Allred company). She was born October 20, 1846, died July 20, 1912.
   Their children:
           William R. born October 30, 1871, married Eva Lucile Chiley;
           David H. born December 31, 1873, married Martha Waddoups;
           Sarah Ann born February 5, 1876;
           Charlotte A. born September 29, 1878, married Nephi N. Rogers;
           Miriam born December 4, 1880, married Christopher F. Burton;
           Keturah born March 23, 1883, died November 7, 1887;
           Abner born April 28, 1885.

Member Nauvoo Legion; worked on Nauvoo Temple; helped to build Winter Quarters; assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1856; first settler at Lewiston. Died September 25, 1911. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1223
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 262
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Peter Edmund van Orden's Timeline

January 27, 1830
Moravia, Cayuga, New York
October 30, 1852
Age 22
Kaysville, Davis, Utah
February 18, 1854
Age 24
Kaysville, Davis, Utah
September 21, 1855
Age 25
January 7, 1856
Age 25
October 5, 1857
Age 27
Kaysville, Davis, Utah
November 9, 1859
Age 29
Kaysville, Davis, Utah