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About George James Sant, Sr

Son of John Sant and Mary Shaw, born December 15, 1833, Middlewich, England. Came to Utah September 3, 1855, John Hindley company.

Married: Margaret Mustard October 3, 1858 (daughter of David Mustard and Margaret Kay, pioneers September 3, 1852, Abraham O. Smoot company). She was born March 9, 1842.

Their children:

Mary Ellen born September 10, 1859, married Preston Thomas December 31, 1876;

           

George born January 31, 1862, married Sarah .1. Clifford November 9, 1884;

           

William R. born February 9, 1864, married Rosa A. Clifford November 2, 1897;

           

Margaret Kay born July 3, 1866, married William Smith October 25, 1883;

           

James born August 31, 1868, died March 21, 1870;

           

Lizzie born March 3, 1870, died September 15, 1887;

           

Eliza born June 19, 1874, married Charles Johnson August 24, 1892;

           

Mary born October 29, 1877, married Alma Johnson January 17, 1899;

           

David born October 2, 1882, married Elizabeth Cole January 18, 1905;

           

Edmund born September 22, 1884, died August 4, 1887.

Family resided in Smithfield, Utah, and Treasureton, Idaho.

High Priest.

Sources:

   

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 516

   

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1147


"England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N4YH-7SH : 3 December 2014), George Sant, 29 Dec 1833, Christening; citing item 3 p 108, Middlewich, Cheshire, England, Record Office, Chester; FHL microfilm 1,736,869.


"Utah, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 1847-1868," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KL71-DK3: 12 December 2014), George Sant, excerpted from Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah: Comprising Photographs, Genealogies, Biographies (Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Pioneers Books, 1913).
https://familysearch.org/tree/person/KWNF-NVJ/details?spouse=KWNF-NVV
George Sant travelled from Liverpool to New Orleans on the Ship Clara Wheeler on a voyage that began the 27th of November 1854 and arrived on 12 Jan 1855. He is listed on the passenger list as being a 21 year old male with the occupation of “waterman.”
In the Spring of 1859 he moved to Hamilton's Fort where he made adobe bricks. He could make 5,000 bricks a week.
Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude, Vol. IV, pp. 2695-2696
International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers

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George James Sant, Sr's Timeline

1833
December 15, 1833
Middlewich, Cheshire, England
December 29, 1833
St. Michael And All Angels, Middlewich, Cheshire, England
1859
September 10, 1859
Age 25
Hamiltons Fort, Iron, Utah, USA
1862
January 31, 1862
Age 28
Smithfield, Cache, UT, USA
1864
February 9, 1864
Age 30
Smithfield, Cache, Utah, USA
1866
July 3, 1866
Age 32
Smithfield, Cache, Utah, USA
1868
August 30, 1868
Age 34
Smithfield, Cache, Utah Territory
1870
March 3, 1870
Age 36
Smithfield, Cache, Utah Territory