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William Scearce
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1779
Middlebrook
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1851
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Headstone location C11_13_4W just above Road 280 N _ in Salt lake city Cemetery

William Scearce (1779-1851)
Born: 15 Aug 1779, Middleriver, Augusta, Virginia
Marriage: Nancy WALKER on 14 May 1806 in Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky
Died: 3 Jan 1851, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah at age 71


Spouse
Nancy WALKER

Children

1.Samuel SCEARCE Born: 7 Mar 1807, Richmond, Wayne, Indiana
Marriage: Elizabeth GRADOS
Died: Aug 1841 at age 34


2.David SCEARCE Born: 4 Nov 1808, Richmond, Wayne, Indiana
Marriage: Rebecca EDWARDS
Died: 1866 at age 58

3. Jonathan SCEARCE Born: 2 Apr 1811, Richmond, Wayne, Indiana
Marriage: Dorcus EDWARDS
Died: 21 Jun 1885 at age 74

4.Lucy SCEARCE Born: 20 Oct 1813, Richmond, Wayne, Indiana
Marriage: George DAVIDSON
Died: Jul 1883 at age 69

5.Rebecca SCEARCE Born: 22 Nov 1816, Richmond, Wayne, Indiana
Marriage: William R. WILLIAMS

6.Cassandra Scearce born : 26 Nov 1819, Richmond, Wayne, Indiana
Marriage: Elias EDWARDS in 1839
Died: 1888 at age 69

7.Elizabeth SCEARCE+ my relative :)
Family Links
Spouses/Children:
William LEANY
Sarah Ann LEANY
William LEANY Jr.+
Helen Elizabeth LEANY
Hyrum LEANY+
David LEANY+
Marietta LEANY
Amelia LEANY
Mary LEANY
Thomas Jefferson LEANY
Elizabeth SCEARCE

Born: 4 Jan 1822, Richmond, Wayne, Virginia
Marriage: William LEANY on 7 Sep 1845 in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois
Died: 9 Jun 1908, Harrisburg, Washington, Utah at age 86
Buried: 10 Jun 1908, Harrisburg, Washington, Utah
Per Leeds Records:
Baptized Aug 1845 by Orsen Spencer. -- Mary Margaret lists it on the family group sheet as August 6, 1844.
Married Sept. 7 1845 by Brigham Young.
Elizabeth married William LEANY, son of Culbert Means LEANY and Margaret COOK, on 7 Sep 1845 in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois. (William LEANY was born on 19 Dec 1815 in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky,7 died on 29 Dec 1891 in Harrisburg, Washington, Utah 7 and was buried on 30 Dec 1891 in Harrisburg, Washington, Utah 7.)
Marriage Notes:
Marriage was performed by Brigham Young in Nauvoo.


8.Nancy SCEARCE Born: 11 Sep 1827




On the North Platte River, Nebraska:
In the morning, the second company of pioneers were excited about the arrival of those brethren sent back by the pioneers: Phinehas Young, ferrymen Edmond Ellsworth, battalion member Jonathan Pugmire, and six others. [They probably included Aaron Farr, George Woodward, Francis M. Pomeroy, Benjamin Stewart, and battalion members William Walker and John Cazier.] They held a meeting and read letters from Brigham Young and Willard Richards. William Scearce wrote that it "much rejoiced our hearts to see them and to hear from these brethren ahead." Eliza R. Snow wrote: "It was truly like clusters of grapes by the wayside."


http://heritage.uen.org/resources/Wca6be5da9544.htm 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Scearce (1746 - 1831)
  Cassandra Bunderant Scearce (1749 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Scearce Leany (1822 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: C11_13_4W
 
Created by: JGardner
Record added: Aug 17, 2012
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William Scearce
Added by: JGardner
 
William Scearce
Added by: JGardner
 
William Scearce
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Added by: Jim Tipton
 
 
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In camp on creek, near Red Hills, west 63 miles from Ft. Laramie, Aug. 17, 1847.To Bro. B. Young,The camp is enjoying good health, no cases of sickness at this date, and no deaths have occurred. Two births. We number 155 souls. The names of men capable of...(Read more)
- JGardner
 Added: Mar. 26, 2013
Sources: William Clayton's Journal, p.303Howard Egan Diary, Pioneering the West, 98-99Erastus Snow Journal Excerpts, Improvement Era 15:407Wilford Woodruff's Journal, 3:231Bagley, ed., The Pioneer Camp of the Saints, 230Watson, ed., The Orson Pratt Journa...(Read more)
- JGardner
 Added: Mar. 26, 2013
My 4th great grandfather
- JGardner
 Added: Aug. 17, 2012
 
 
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