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Pvt Richard Sessions

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Pvt Richard Sessions Veteran

Birth
Logan County, Kentucky, USA
Death
23 Mar 1879 (aged 79)
Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah, USA
Burial
Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah, USA Add to Map
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Son of Solomon Sessions and Mary Hargreaves

Married Lucretia Haws, 14 Apr 1821, White County, Illinois

Children - Daniel Alexander Sessions, Hannah Sessions, William Bradford Sessions, Mary Sessions, Melissa Sessions, Emeline Sessions, Laura Marion or Louise Sessions, Elizabeth Sessions, John Sessions, Richard Sessions, Eliza Jane Sessions, Sarah Ann Sessions

Our Pioneer Heritage, Vol. 1, p. 500

John Sessions, together with his father, Richard, and brother, William Bradford Sessions, were members of the famous Mormon Battalion, Company A. John's mother was Lucretia Haws. Caroline (Emmeline) John's wife, whom he had married early in July, 1846, was one of the laundresses chosen to go with the Battalion. They wintered in Pueblo and came into the valley with Captain James Brown's detachment.

The father, Richard, and brother, William Bradford, returned East in the fall of 1848 to rejoin their family at Winter Quarters. John and his wife remained in Salt Lake City. They settled in Heber City and later moved to Vernal where she passed away. They were the parents of a large family.

Mormon Battalion, Company A
Son of Solomon Sessions and Mary Hargreaves

Married Lucretia Haws, 14 Apr 1821, White County, Illinois

Children - Daniel Alexander Sessions, Hannah Sessions, William Bradford Sessions, Mary Sessions, Melissa Sessions, Emeline Sessions, Laura Marion or Louise Sessions, Elizabeth Sessions, John Sessions, Richard Sessions, Eliza Jane Sessions, Sarah Ann Sessions

Our Pioneer Heritage, Vol. 1, p. 500

John Sessions, together with his father, Richard, and brother, William Bradford Sessions, were members of the famous Mormon Battalion, Company A. John's mother was Lucretia Haws. Caroline (Emmeline) John's wife, whom he had married early in July, 1846, was one of the laundresses chosen to go with the Battalion. They wintered in Pueblo and came into the valley with Captain James Brown's detachment.

The father, Richard, and brother, William Bradford, returned East in the fall of 1848 to rejoin their family at Winter Quarters. John and his wife remained in Salt Lake City. They settled in Heber City and later moved to Vernal where she passed away. They were the parents of a large family.

Mormon Battalion, Company A


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  • Added: Feb 18, 2008
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/24715080/richard-sessions: accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Richard Sessions (28 Apr 1799–23 Mar 1879), Find a Grave Memorial ID 24715080, citing Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah, USA; Maintained by SMS (contributor 46491005).