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Edwin Twitchell

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Spring Creek Township, Pike County, Illinois, United States
Death: Died in Escalante, Garfield County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Escalante, Garfield County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ephraim Twitchell and Phebe Melissa Twitchell
Husband of Vesta Lucetta Twitchell
Father of Adelbert Twitchell and Monroe Twitchell
Brother of Anciel Twitchell; Celestia Ursula Twitchell; Eunice Twitchell; Eunice Celinda Twitchell; James Ephraim Twitchell and 4 others

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About Edwin Twitchell

(son of Ephraim Twitchell and Malissa Knight). Born May 23, 1836, in McDonough county, Illinois.

   Married:	Vesta Lucetta Bishop February 24, 1860, Fillmore, Utah (daughter of William H. Bishop and Eliza Pratt). She was born May 16, 1843, in Hancock county, Illinois.
   Their children:
           Eliza Juliette born November 24, 1860, and Edwin born January 12, 1862, died;
           Beatrice born October 24, 1864, married Willard Heaps October 27, 1880;
           Adelbert born February 11, 1866, married Lucy Cottam November 12, 1890;
           Monroe born December 2, 1867, married Violate Heaps December 24, 1889;
           William Henry born September 27, 1870, married Nancy Openshaw September 6, 1908;
           Sarah Elizabeth born November 27, 1872, married Nelson Cottam November 1892;
           Augustus born December 8, 1874, married Elizabeth Allen October 31, 1896;
           James Nelson born July 2, 1878, died;
           Vesta Lucetta born December 2, 1876, married Perry M. Shirts October 9, 1901;
           Joshua Lafayette born June 9, 1880;
           Anceil Knight born October 24, 1882, died.

Missionary to the Muddy, Nevada, six years; bishop’s counselor; also 1st counselor to Bishop A. P. Schow of Escalante for 26 years. Died September 8, 1907, Escalante, Utah. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 482
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1220
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Edwin Twitchell's Timeline

1836
May 23, 1836
Spring Creek Township, Pike County, Illinois, United States
1866
February 11, 1866
Age 29
Overton, Clark County, Nevada, United States
1868
December 2, 1868
Age 32
Overton, Clark County, Nevada, United States
1907
September 8, 1907
Age 71
Escalante, Garfield County, Utah, United States
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Escalante, Garfield County, Utah, United States