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Samuel Winsbrough Western

Birthplace: Cheshire, England, Cove, Devon, England (United Kingdom)
Death: October 18, 1938 (94)
Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Deseret City Cemetery, Deseret, Millard County, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Western and Ann Winsborough
Husband of Mary Alice Western and Sarah Ann Western
Father of John Henry Western; Eliza Ellen Cropper; Lucy Jane Dewsnup; Samuel Wood Western, Jr.; Sarah Ann Alldredge and 5 others
Brother of Elizabeth Rotherham; Agnes Western; Thomas Western; Reuben Samuel Western; Mary Jane Slade and 4 others

Managed by: Ed Ekins
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About Samuel Winsbrough Western

listed as 36 in 1880 Census, Job as Blacksmith

Born in Cove, Tiverton

(son of Samuel R. Western and Ann Winsborough). Born December 4, 1843, Tiverton, England. Came to Utah September 13, 1861, Homer Duncan

   Married:	Sarah Ann Wood January 29, 1866, Berryville, Washington County, Utah (daughter of John Wood and Ellen Smith of Lehi, Virgin City and Grafton, Utah, pioneers 1853, Cyrus H. Wheelock company). She was born May 8, 1850.
   Their children:
           Samuel W. born May 10, 1867, married Clara M. Phillips;
           John Henry born March 13, 1869, married Musetta Palmer;
           Sarah Ann born August 28, 1871, married Isaac Alldredge, Jr.;
           Eliza Ellen born March 10, 1874, married Thomas L. Cropper;
           Lucy Jane born December 24, 1876, married Joseph born Dewsnup;
           Joseph Franklin born November 27, 1879, married Jennie B. Palmer;
           Ernest born July 21, 1882, died;
           Ruth born September 11, 1884, married J. H. Durbin;
           Francis M. born December 15, 1887, married Eva D. Black;
           Mary A. born July 23, 1895, died.
   Family home Deseret, Utah.
   Married:	Mary Alice Hutchinson May 24, 1884, Salt Lake City (daughter of James Hutchinson and Ellen Redmond), who was born April 26, 1866, Deseret.
   Their children:
           Sarah Alice born July 1, 1885, died March 7, 1890;
           Clarence Levi born March 27, 1887, died May 4, 1887;
           Alma born August 8, 1888, married Nancy Stamworth;
           Jessie W. born July 29, 1892;
           Myron L. born September 10, 1894;
           Ellen Gladys born July 1, 1896;
           James H. born May 1, 1898;
           Elizabeth born January 18, 1900;
           Mary Gertrude born February 9, 1901;
           Bernice born June 29, 1903;
           Samuel Ray born July 30, 1907;
           Mina Ann born April 30, 1909.
   Family home Deseret.

Missionary to England 1889-91, where he served as president of Birmingham conference; high priest; ward teacher; counselor to Bishop J. S. Black of Deseret; conductor of ward and Sunday school choirs 35 years; president YMMIA. Drove team for Thomas G. Odell in Homer Duncan’s company across the plains. Settled at Deseret 1877, where he has resided ever since. Missionary to England 1891-93; ordained bishop of Garden City ward June 20, 1897. Representative from Rich county to the seventh session (1907) Utah State Legislature. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 529
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1239
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Samuel Winsbrough Western's Timeline

December 4, 1843
Cove, Devon, England
May 10, 1867
Duncan, Washington, Utah, United States
March 13, 1869
Spring Valley, Lincoln County, Nevada, United States
August 27, 1871
Rose Valley, Lincoln, Nevada, United States
March 10, 1874
Rose Valley, Lincoln, Nevada, United States
December 24, 1876
Thompson Ranch, Iron, Utah, United States
November 27, 1879
Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States
July 21, 1882
Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States
September 11, 1884
Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States