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Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, volume 2

Name: James Lake
Birth Date: 07 Oct 1788
Birth Place: White Creek, Washington, New York
Parents: James and Margaret Hagerman
Death Date: 06 Oct 1874
Death Place: Oxford, Oneida, Idaho
Arrival: 7 Oct 1850, James Lake Co. of 50
Spouse: Mary Lake
Marriage Date: 1809
Marriage Place: Canada
Spouse's Birth Date: 13 Apr 1795
Married 2nd: Elizabeth Stover Date: 1815 Born: abt 1790 Married 3rd: Philomelia Smith (widow of Ira Smith ) Date: 3 Sep 1823 , Ernestown, Ontario, Canada Born: 13 Apr 1794 Parents: Parker and Sarah Loomis Smith Married 4th: Esther Ann Green Date: 8 Oct 1853 Married 5th: Polly Smith Date: 11 Oct 1861 Married 6th: Mary McMurray Date: 15 Oct 1857 James moved with his parents to Canada , where they lived until he grew up. When he was 21, he married his cousin. After her death, he married Elizabeth . About this time he had an accident that resulted in the loss of his leg. His wife died, leaving him with seven children. He gave two of the children to his sister, Margaret , to take care of. He then married Philomelia , who had five children by her first husband. In his journal he tells of enduring all the trials of the saints from Kirtland through Nauvoo . In their trek west one of his sons joined the Mormon Battalion. They stayed in the vicinity of Council Bluffs from 1846 to 1850 . There he served as bishop of one of the wards. When the time came to go west, he was appointed captain of one of the groups of 50. After their arrival in the Valley, they were sent to Ogden where they lived out their lives. He served some time on the high council and later was made a patriarch. He served people and the church whenever called upon. He was apparently sealed to the last three women, although there is no record of children. Children of 1st wife: George , b. 9 Sep 1810 , Ernestown, Ontario, Canada . Dennis , b. 24 Sep 1812 , Ernestown, Ontario, Canada . Cyrus , b. 6 Jan 1814 , Ernestown, Ontario, Canada . Mary , b. 11 Apr 1815 , Ernestown, Ontario, Canada . Children of 2nd wife: Julia , b. 1817-Oct 1900 . Lawrence , b. 1819 -abt 1875 . James , b. 1821-1895 . Children of 3rd wife: Sabra , b. 17 Jul 1824 . Md. 16 Aug 1842 , William Wilkinson Dixon . D. 2 Jul 1908 . William Bailey , b. 16 Feb 1826 , Md. 26 Dec 1850 , Sarah Jane Marler . D. 20 Mar 1858 . Barnabas , b. 3 Jun 1827 . Md. 31 Mar 1850 , Fanny Electa Snyder . D. 18 Jun 1893 . Clara/Clarissa , b. 17 Dec 1828 . Md. 27 Feb 1847 , Pleasant Green Taylor . D. 15 Jun 1900 . Jane , b. 18 Jul 1830 . Md. 1850 , Stephen Ordway . D. 11 Feb 1914 . Lydia Ann , b. 19 May 1832 . Md. 31 Dec 1850 , Price Williams Nelson . D. 14 Jan 1924 . Moroni , b. 9 Apr 1834 . D. 10 Jul 1834 . Samantha , b. 26 May 1835 . Md. Jun 1853 . Noah Brimhall . D. 6 Mar 1878 . George , b. 15 Sep 1838 . D. 26 Jun 1843 . Sarah Amanda , b. 6 Jun 1841 . D. 26 Jun 1843 . written by Belva Moyle
Added by: Burnt Almond Fudge
1/02/2012
 
 
 
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