Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Sheens in:
 • Kaysville City Cemetery
 • Kaysville
 • Davis County
 • Utah
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
James Sheen, Sr
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 25, 1796
Berrow
Worcestershire, England
Death: Sep. 26, 1856
Kaysville
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: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Sheen (1768 - 1839)
  Elizabeth Taynton Sheen (1766 - 1841)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Loveridge Sheen (1798 - 1856)
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Sheen (1796 - 1856)
  Elizabeth Sheen Bloxham (1797 - 1881)*
  Joseph Sheen (1808 - 1883)*
  Harriet Sheen (1812 - 1813)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kaysville City Cemetery
Kaysville
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
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Utah Tombstone Lady
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

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
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service