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German Ellsworth

Birthplace: Crosby, Leeds, Ontario, Canada
Death: November 09, 1849 (34)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States
Place of Burial: Plot C /Lot 2 / Grave 14, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Israel Ellsworth and Prudence Ellsworth
Husband of Experience Alemeda Johnson
Father of Elizabeth Ellsworth; Ephraim Edgar Ellsworth, Sr.; Eveline Ellsworth; Esther Dowdle; Nancy Minerva Ellsworth and 2 others
Brother of David Ellsworth; Jonathan Ellsworth; Sally Ellsworth and Ann Ellsworth
Half brother of Lydia Ellsworth; Maria Ellsworth and Lorenzo John Ellsworth

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About German Ellsworth

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ELLSWORTH, GERMAN (son of Israel Ellsworth of Atlas LaPeer Co., Michigan). Born 1812, in New York. Came to Utah Sept. 4, 1848, Captain Allen company.

Married Experience (Speedy) Brown, in New York State. Their children: Eveline, m. James Ellsworth; Esther, m. William Doudle; Ephraim; Minerva; Elizabeth; German, m. Christena Parsons.

Elder; missionary in Michigan. Died October, 1848 Salt Lake City.

Experience Brown (Ellsworth), after her husband's death, married Philo Johnson, who was one of the original pioneers of 1847. Their children: Reuben; Emily, Hannah-Lettle; Philo; Speedy.

ELLSWORTH, GERMAN (son of German Ellsworth and Experience Brown). Born Sept. 27, 1848, Salt Lake City.

Married Christena Parsons Dec. 25, 1869, Payson, Utah (daughter of Peter and Chorista Parsons), who was born July 13, 1848, and came to Utah 1859. Their children: Speedy Armina b. Sept. 13, 1870, Delos Tanner; German Edgar b. Oct. 12, 1871, m. Mary Rachel Smith: Reubin William b. May 2, 1873, m. Isabelle Barnes; George Arthur b. October. 1874, m. Charlotte Ellen Eyre; Albert, died; Luella b. May 14, 1876, m. James D. Thorne; Lewis Norman b. Sept. 28, 1878, m. Mary Tempest; Benjamin Franklin b. Feb. 28, 1880, m. Pearl Hale; Nellie b. 1882, died: Jesse Hyrum b. July, 1884; Sarah Eveline b. 1886, m. Elmer Madsen; Cyrus Wells b. Feb. 28, 1891; Wilford James b. 1893; Mary Cecila b. 1895.

Member 127th quorum seventies; counselor to bishop Jesse Taylor. City councilman. Bee and fruit inspector. Farmer, carpenter and builder.

ELLSWORTH, GERMAN EDGAR (son of German Ellsworth, Jr., and Christena Parsons). Born Oct. 12, 1871, Payson, Utah. Married Mary Rachael Smith June 29, 1898, Salt Lake City (daughter of Jesse Smith and Mary Ann Price of Lehi, pioneers of September, 1865, Washburn Chipman company. She was born April 18, 1876. Their children: German Smith, b. May 18, 1899; Blanche, b. August 10, 1901; Ruth, b. March 11, 1907; Helen, b. Dec. 3, 1909; Russell Smith, b. May 29, 1913.

Member 127th quorum seventies; missionary to California 1896-98; Assistant Superintendent Jordan Stake Sunday school; president Northern States Mission 1903-13. Member Board of Education. Instrumental in publishing more than 250,000 copies of the Book of Mormon. President Zions Printing and Publishing Co., of Independence, Mo. School teacher.

SOURCE: Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah page 860-861.

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German Ellsworth's Timeline

January 18, 1815
Crosby, Leeds, Ontario, Canada
December 29, 1839
Age 24
Attica, Lapeer, Michigan, USA
July 25, 1842
Age 27
Attica, Lapeer, Michigan, USA
September 7, 1842
Age 27
Attica, Lapeer, Michigan, USA
September 12, 1844
Age 29
Charleston, Lee, Iowa, USA
January 16, 1846
Age 30
Charleston, Lee, Iowa, USA
April 14, 1848
Age 33
Council Bluff, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA
September 29, 1849
Age 34
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
November 9, 1849
Age 34
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States