Springville Residents

Notes


Joseph Mecham

Residences: Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA; 1847-1849; Baptism Date: December 25, 1845 Ordained High Priest; In 1860, Joseph had a household of 17, a real wealth of $500, and a personal wealth of $1200. In 1852 Joseph journeyed with the Robert Wimmer Company to the Salt Lake Valley; on 25 December 1845 he was endowed in the Nauvoo Temple; he was a patriarch.

Marriages: Hannah Ladd Tyler - either 25 Dec 1845 or 22 Jan 1846; Anna Elizabeth Bovee - either 9 Jan 1845 or 22 Jan 1846; Sarah Maria Tuttle - 2 May 1888; Mary Catherine Green - 5 Nov 1897.


Josephine Mecham

The records for Josephine are inconclusive for her death dates and where her death occurred. She most likely died in Council Bluffs but sources do not specifically indicate this as her place of death. The reason for this assumption is that the famliy only left for Utah in 1852.


Israel Ellsworth

Israel Haliday or Halida are alternate middle names.


Benjamin C. Ellsworth

Performed marriages for: Benjamin Gibson & Asenath Jones, William K Parshall & Lucenia Miles, Lawson Atchison & Caroline Stanton, Jesse Mason & Eliza Ann Johnson, Haskill V Shurtliff & Elamine E Shirtliff, David Jenkins & Agness Magregor, William A. Weston & Cynthia Shirtliff, Oliver Forrester & Maria Atcheson in 1850 Pott. Co.


Amy or Emma Adams

No more information was found regarding this wifes birth, death, or children.


Benjamin C. Ellsworth

Performed marriages for: Benjamin Gibson & Asenath Jones, William K Parshall & Lucenia Miles, Lawson Atchison & Caroline Stanton, Jesse Mason & Eliza Ann Johnson, Haskill V Shurtliff & Elamine E Shirtliff, David Jenkins & Agness Magregor, William A. Weston & Cynthia Shirtliff, Oliver Forrester & Maria Atcheson in 1850 Pott. Co.