|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1844|
|Death: ||Dec. 7, 1924|
Married 1. John Whetten 27 May 1861 2. James Huff 29 Jul 1865
Sophia Atkin was born in April 1844 in Empingham, Ruthlandshire, England. Her parents were William Atkin and Elizabeth Wann.
Sophia first married John Whetten. He was born 13 September 1835 and Died on 28 February 1864 at Cross Plains, Dane, Wisconsin. Sophia and John were married 27 May 1861 in Wisconsin.
They had 2 Children...
(1) John Thomas Whetten was born 7 March 1862.
(2) Elizabeth Ann, She was born and died in October of 1863. She only lived a few days.
John Whetten died in 1864. Sophia came with other family to Utah with the John R. Murdock Pioneer Company
Departure: 29 June 1864
Arrival in Salt Lake Valley: 26 August 1864
78 individuals were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Wyoming, Nebraska (the west bank of the Missouri River about 40 miles south of Omaha).
Sophia married a man named James Henry Huff (24 Jul 1837-16 Oct 1903). They were married 29 July 1865 in Utah. James died in Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
They had 2 daughters (Mary Adelaide and Olive Maria)and a son (James Henry Huff).
Sophia was commited to the state asylum by her son. When she died, no one claimed her body, so she was buried by the state.
William Atkin (1800 - 1875)
James Henry Huff (1837 - 1903)
John Whetten (1835 - 1864)*
John Thomas Whetten (1862 - 1932)*
Olive Maria Huff Stock (1875 - 1921)*
Mary Adelaide Huff Lewis (1876 - 1921)*
James Henry Huff (1888 - 1956)*
William Atkin (1835 - 1900)*
Henry Atkin (1842 - 1923)*
Sophia Atkin Whetten Huff (1844 - 1924)
Peter Atkin (1847 - 1928)*
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Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery
Created by: L Despain
Record added: Dec 26, 2008
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