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Thomas Karren

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Kirk Conchan, Isle of Man, England
Death: April 4, 1876 (65)
Lehi, Utah, UT
Place of Burial: Lehi, Utah, UT
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas William Karren and Catherine Karren
Husband of Ann Ratcliff; Hannah Karren; Elizabeth Rowley; Elizabeth Karren and Selina Karren
Father of John Karren; Catherine Hatch; Joseph Karren; Mary Karren; Isabelle Karren and 7 others

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About Thomas Karren

Birth: May 1, 1810, England

Death: Apr. 4, 1876, Lehi, Utah County, Utah, USA

Burial: Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah County, Utah, USA Plot: UK 754

Son of Thomas William Karren & Catherine Clark

Married Ann Ratcliff, 11 May 1833, Formbly, Lancashire, England

Married Selina Miller, 2 Feb 1857

Married Elizabeth Milne, 7 Jan 1865, Salt Lake City, Utah

Married Hannah East, 17 Mar 1865, Lehi, Utah

Married Elizabeth Bowen, 20 Jun 1868

Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia, Volume 4

Karren, Thomas, a member of the Mormon Battalion, Company E, was born May 1, 1810, on the Isle of Man, a son of Thomas Karren and Catherine Clark. He moved to Liverpool in 1830, and joined the Church in May, 1842. He was ordained an Elder in Liverpool, emigrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1844, was ordained a Seventy by Jacob Gates in 1844, and became a member of 20th Quorum of Seventy at Nauvoo.

He joined the Mormon Battalion in 1846, spent the winter of 1846-1847 at Pueblo, and arrived in Great Salt Lake Valley July 29, 1847, soon after the original Pioneers came. He went back to Council Bluffs and returned with his family in 1850 to the "Valley." In 1852 he was called on a mission to the Sandwich Islands, where he was associated with George Q. Cannon and others. He returned to Lehi in 1855, and later was chosen as first counselor to Bishop David Evans, which position he held until his death which occurred April 12, 1876. Brother Karren was a faithful Latter-day Saint and was esteemed by all who knew him.

Mormon Battalion members



Ann Ratcliff Karren 1815 - 1886

Elizabeth Karren 1837 - 1901

Hannah East Karren 1832 - 1907



Catherine Karren Hatch 1836 - 1910


Hyrum Karren 1843 - 1928


Charles Hopkins Karren 1849 - 1929


Mary Karren Bennion 1852 - 1930


Annie East 1868 - 1954

Maintained by: Schott Family

Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society

Record added: Feb 02, 2000

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Thomas Karren's Timeline

May 1, 1810
Kirk Conchan, Isle of Man, England
May 6, 1810
(Conchan Parish) Kirk Conchan, Isle of Man, England
July 4, 1834
Age 24
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Age 24
August 12, 1836
Age 26
Wingerworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 29
Age 31
Age 33
Age 35