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Daniel Page, Sr.

Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Newport, Cumberland, NJ, United States
Death: August 17, 1882 (82)
Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete, UT, United States
Place of Burial: Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete, UT, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Page, Sr. and Sarah French Page
Husband of Mary Page
Father of Ruth Page; David Page; Daniel Page, Jr.; Joseph Page; Lucy Ann Page and 6 others
Brother of Joseph Page; Joseph Page, Jr.; Edmund Drayton; John Wesley Drayton and ? Drayton
Half brother of Clarinda Morse; Josiah Shepard Newcomb and David Newcomb

Managed by: Ed Ekins
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About Daniel Page, Sr.

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Joseph Outhouse Company (1852) Age 51

Departure: 10 June 1852 Arrival: 6 September 1852


Born: 11 Jul 1800, Newport, Cumberland, New Jersey

Parents: Joseph and Sarah Ingram Page

Died: 17 Aug 1882, Mt Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah

Arrived in Valley: Sep 1852, Capt Outhouse Co.

Married: Mary Socwell

Date: 18 Apr 1800, Newport, Cumberland, New Jersey

Born: 26 Apr 1805, Dividing Creek, Cumberland, New Jersey

Parents: Jonathan and Lorana Whitaker Socwell

Died: 4 Apr 1884, Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete Utah

Daniel was 22 when he and Mary got married. He was a farmer but during the financial panic of 1835, he lost his property and had a difficult time. He and his sons cut timber for a livelihood while his wife and some of the children moved to Pennsylvania where she and her oldest daughter worked in a cotton mill to help support the family.

Finally, Danial and his older sons traveled to Illinois to seek employment. While there they met the missionaries, and in 1839 they joined the Church. When the family again got together in New Jersey, Mary and the older children were baptized.

It took the next seven years for the family to save enough money to join the saints. In St. Louis they were told the saints had been driven out of Nauvoo, and were told to join them in Council Bluffs. They arrived there in May 1850 where they settled in Kanesville. They lived there for two years. Their oldest daughter kept a journal of their travels.

After arriving in Utah, Daniel moved his family to Provo where they lived until 1853, when they settled in Payson. From there they moved to Mt. Pleasant, where they lived most of their lives.

In April 1880, their son Joseph took his parents to the St. George Temple where they were albe to do some temple work. Daniel was 80 years old. Again the next year, they went back to the temple to do more work.

Daniel was a farmer, Indian War veteran, and was always active in the church.

Taken From: “Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, Conquerors of the West” Sons of the Utah Pioneers

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Daniel Page, Sr.'s Timeline

July 11, 1800
Newport, Cumberland, NJ, United States
May 1, 1823
Age 22
Turkey Point, Cumberland, NJ, United States
November 17, 1824
Age 24
Near Newport, Cumberland, Nj
June 23, 1828
Age 27
Fairfield Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States
February 6, 1830
Age 29
Newport, Cumberland, Nj
September 3, 1831
Age 31
Near Newport, CUmberland, NJ, United States
June 4, 1833
Age 32
Downe, Cumberland, NJ, United States
March 1, 1835
Age 34
Near Newport, Cumberland, NJ, United States
November 15, 1836
Age 36
Near Newport, Cumberland, Nj