William Laney

William Laney

Birth
Franklin, Simpson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 29 Dec 1891 (aged 76)
Harrisburg, Washington County, Utah, USA
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Leeds, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 15982767 · View Source
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Name: William Laney/Leany
Parents: Culbert Means and Margaret Cook Laney
Arrival: Sept 1847

Spouse: Elizabeth Scearce
Marriage Date: 07 Sep 1845
Marriage Place: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois
Spouse's Death Date: 09 Jun 1908
Spouse's Death Place: Harrisburg, Washington, Utah
Married 2nd: Mary Condie Date: abt 1870 , Salt Lake City, Utah

William and his twin brother heard the gospel in 1843 and were baptized. William and his brother started for Missouri . Upon their arrival, his twin, Isaac , was severely injured. From there, William went to Nauvoo where he met and married Elizabeth . In 1847 , they went to the Valley arriving in September . In the fall of 1850 , he was called to go south to Parowan to help open up the area. They had problems with some of the Indians. After some time, they moved south to Harrisburg where they raised grapes, cotton, and indigo. William remained active in the church until his death in 1891 .

Children of 1st wife: Sarah Ann , b. 8 Aug 1846 , Winter Quarters . Md. Mr. Sterling . William Jr., b. 5 Jun 1848 , Salt Lake City, Utah . Elizabeth Helen , b. 4 Sep 1850 , Utah . Md. Mr. McMullin . Hyrum , b. 26 Aug 1852 , Utah David , b. 8 Feb 1854 , Utah Marietta , b. 18 Mar 1856 , Utah . Md. Mr. Harris . Amelia , b. 21 Feb 1858 , Utah . Md. Mr Crosby . Mary , b. 19 Dec 1859 , Utah . D. 22 Jan 1915 . Thomas Jefferson , b. 4 Jul 1865 . Utah . D. 11 Dec 1896 .

Children of 2nd wife: Daughter, b. abt 1874 . Utah . Only lived few hours. William Condie , b. 19 Dec 1876 , Utah . D. 22 Mar 1977 .

written by Velda Gubler


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  • Created by: Burnt Almond Fudge
  • Added: 3 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15982767
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Laney (19 Dec 1815–29 Dec 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15982767, citing Harrisburg Cemetery, Leeds, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burnt Almond Fudge (contributor 46857451) .