Bishop: Benjamin Brown
Number of members: 296 as of 31 Dec 1846.
This is an incomplete list of only widows and soldier's wives.
# Indicates members of the ward as listed by "Winter Quarter Wards Index to Membership Lists: 1846-1848".
() indicates spelling, if different.
The term "widow" does not necessarily mean the husband has died. It just means that the woman is living alone.
Those members in "bold type" are most likely the ones in the current family
Multiple wives/husbands are indicated by ( ) after the name
#Ashby, Susan (Susan Hammond Ashby)
Ashby, Nathaniel (1)
Ashby, Robert Reed
Ashby, Susan Ann
Ashby, Elizabeth Rebecca
Ashby, Martha Ellen
Ashby, Harriet Maria
Ashby, Richard Hammond
Ashby, William Hardin
Ashby, Mary Jane
Ashby, Emma Smith
Ashby, John Jefford
Noble, Joseph Bates (2)
#Avrett, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane Witt Averett)
Averett, Dorcas Porter Willis
#Bitner, Anna (Anna Barr Bitner)
Musser, Samuel (1)
#Bitner, Susanna M. (Susanna Musser)
Musser, Benjamin Barr
Musser, Amos Milton
Bitner, Abraham (2)
Bitner, Louisa Barr
#Bitner, Breneman Barr
#Bitner, Martha Ann
Starr, Jared (3)
#Brown, Benjamin (Bishop)
Brown, Mary Ann Barker (1)
Brown, Sophia Mumford (2)
#Canklin, Polly (Mary (Polly) Conklin)
#Curtis, Percy (Persis (Percy) Baldwin Curtis)
Curtis, Thomas (1)
Curtis, William Henry
#Curtis, Samuel Thomas
#Curtis, Sarah (Sally)
Johnson, Edward Carlos (2)
Johnson, George W.
#Johnson, Orson Edward (Listed as Orson Curtis)
#Flint, Cintha (Cynthia Flint) (Listed as a widow but her husband Peter I. Mesick was in the Mormon Battalion)
#McIntire, Rosanna (Rosannah McIntyre)
#McIntire, James N.
#McIntire, William F.
#Pixton, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Cooper Pixton)
Pixton, Mary Elizabeth
Pixton, Robert Haleman
#Smith, Esther (Ester Dutcher Smith)
#Smith, Emily (Emily Hatch Smith)
#Smith, Joseph A. (Joseph Albert Smith)
#Taylor, Lovisa (Louisa Curtis Taylor)
#Taylor, William H.
Whitney, Alonzo Wells Newcombe (1)
#Whitney, Fanny (Samuel Alonzo Whitney)
Whitney, Don Carlos
Serving in Mormon Battalion
Averett, Elisha (Musician, Company A)
McIntire (McIntyre), William Ludlow
Mesick, Peter I. (Private, Company D)
Pixton, Robert (Private, Company E)
Smith, Albert (3rd Sergt., Company B)
Smith, Azariah (Private, Company B)
Residents Who Died at Winter Quarters (2) (Less than 0.5% of members)
*Click on the grave number to see a map of the Winter Quarters Cemetery.
Information taken from Jensen, Carlyle B. and Gail Geo. Holmes, A "Grave" Experience at the Mormon Pioneer Winter Quarters Cemetery, October 1999.
Others that died indicated by family records:
23 Sep 1846 in Boneparte, IA