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James Sheen, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1796
Worcestershire, England
Death: Sep. 26, 1856
Davis County
Utah, USA

James Sheen Sr. has no gravestone. He died of exhaustion 2 days after reaching the valley and was hurridly buried when the family reached Kayscreek (Kaysville). The were exceedingly poor for many years, struggling to
care for their basic needs.

James was a son of Elizabeth Taynton and Joseph Sheen II of Berrow, Worcestershire, England.

He married Maria Loveridge, 1 Nov 1820, at Berrow, Worcestershire, England. She died the day the family left Coralville, outside Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa.

Children - Harriet Sheen, md. John Tranter;
Emma Sheen, md. (1) Joseph Holder (2) John Parsons;
Eliza Sheen, md. James Gillett;
Robert Sheen, md. Eliza Elizabeth Taylor;
James Jr. Sheen, md. Mary Sheilds Jaynes;
George Sheen, md. Ellen Taylor;
Hannah Sheen, md. John Forbes Jr.;
Helen Sheen, (died infant)
Ellen Sheen, md. Joseph Hill Jr.

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, Edmund Ellsworth Company (1856) 
Family links: 
  Joseph Sheen (1768 - 1839)
  Elizabeth Taynton Sheen (1766 - 1841)
  Maria Loveridge Sheen (1798 - 1856)
  Harriet Sheen Tranter (1821 - 1889)*
  Robert Sheen (1825 - 1894)*
  Emma Sheen Parsons (1825 - 1911)*
  James Sheen (1830 - 1927)*
  Hannah Sheen Forbes (1833 - 1908)*
  Ellen Sheen Hill (1837 - 1917)*
  James Sheen (1796 - 1856)
  Elizabeth Sheen Bloxham (1797 - 1881)*
  Joseph Sheen (1808 - 1883)*
  Harriet Sheen (1812 - 1813)*
*Calculated relationship
Kaysville City Cemetery
Davis County
Utah, USA
Created by: history4sure
Record added: Aug 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75110251
James Sheen, Sr
Added by: history4sure
James Sheen, Sr
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James is my Great (Fourth) Grandfather. I couldn't prouder or more grateful for the challenges he endured or the sacrifices he made.Rest in eternal peace.
- C. Sheen
 Added: Jan. 19, 2014
Special Blessings
- history4sure
 Added: Nov. 1, 2012
Your example of protecting your family is unmatched - Rest Awhile, Grandfather.
- history4sure
 Added: Aug. 22, 2011

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