ELLSWORTH, EDMUND LOWELL - Navajo County, Arizona | EDMUND LOWELL ELLSWORTH - Arizona Gravestone Photos

Edmund Lowell ELLSWORTH

Adair Cemetery
Navajo County,

July 1, 1819 - Dec 29, 1893

Son of Jonathan Ellsworth and Sarah (Sally) Gallea. Husband of Elizabeth Young (m. July 10, 1842, Nauvoo, IL) 8 children, Mary Ann Dudley (m. December 24, 1852, Salt Lake City, UT) 9 children, Mary Ann Jones (m. October 10, 1856, Salt Lake City, UT)12 children, and Mary Ann Bates (m. October 10, 1856 Salt Lake City, UT)13 children. Total of 42 children

Son-In-Law of President Brigham Young.

Captain of the first handcart company
Left Iowa City, Iowa for Utah on June 9, 1856
Arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah on September 26, 1856
288 people arrived
13 gave up
12 died
273 persons embarked

Arrested for polygamy in 1884.

Contributed on 3/12/09 by goldwing.traveler
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Submitted: 3/12/09 • Approved: 3/12/09 • Last Updated: 10/24/12 • R66379-G0

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