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John Topham

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Staploe Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Millcreek Salt Lake CountyUtah, USA
Place of Burial: Elysian Burial Gardens, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Topham and Elizabeth N.N.
Husband of Jane Thornton
Father of Hannah Topham; Sarah Topham and Elizabeth Topham

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About John Topham

Farmer from Honeydon, Bedfordshire, England. Married Jane Thornton (divorced, she married William Garner 19 Nov 1852), eleven children. Mormon convert, emigrated to USA 1843 ship Swanton, settled Nauvoo, Illinois. Emigrated to Utah ca. 1852. Lived with Daughter Elizabeth Shurtleff at time of death.

Came to Utah October 2, 1847, Jedediah M. Grant company.

   Married:	Jane Thornton (daughter of William Thornton of Bedfordshire, England, pioneer 1850).
   Their children:
           John, married Elizabeth Baker;
           William, married Malinda Balding;
           Hannah, married Joseph Clark;
           Sarah J., married Joseph Clark;
           Elizabeth, married Vincent Shurtliff;
           Thomas, married Sarah Carter;
           Jane and Rebecca, died;
           Susannah, married Alma Parker.
   Family home Salt Lake City.

Sources:

  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1216


            
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John Topham's Timeline

1800
November 7, 1800
Staploe Bedfordshire, England
1828
May 15, 1828
Age 27
Honeydon, Bedfordshire
1831
June 30, 1831
Age 30
Honeydon, Bedfordshire
1833
June 10, 1833
Age 32
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
1884
January 9, 1884
Age 83
Millcreek Salt Lake CountyUtah, USA
January 9, 1884
Age 83
Elysian Burial Gardens, Utah, USA