Pvt Lorenzo Babcock

Pvt Lorenzo Babcock

Mina, Chautauqua County, New York, USA
Death 16 Mar 1903 (aged 80)
Mona, Juab County, Utah, USA
Burial Mona, Juab County, Utah, USA
Plot S5-225
Memorial ID 25766686 · View Source
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Son of Adolphus Babcock & Jerusha Jane Rowley

Married Amy Ann Marble, 1844 Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois

George Babcock born February 27, 1846 in Nauvoo , Hancock, Illinois—died 1847. William Lorenzo Babcock born July 15, 1848 in Missouri. John Rowley Babcock born February 10, 1852 in Savannah, Andrew, Missouri. Amy Ann Babcock born 1853 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah—died 1853. Nathaniel Babcock born January 14, 1854 in Manti, Sanpete, Utah. Mary Ann Babcock born August 20, 1856 in Utah.
Joseph Babcock born April 22, 1859 in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah. Jerusha Jane Babcock born September 2, 1862 in Warm Creek, Sanpete County, Utah

Lorenzo Babcock
Treasures of Pioneer History, Vol.4, p.480
Lorenzo Babcock, son of Dolphus and Jerusha Babcock, was born February 23, 1823 in New York State. He married Ann Marble when he was in his twenties. Lorenzo was at Winter Quarters when the call came for volunteers and he enlisted in Company "C." He contracted mountain fever on the march and was sent to Pueblo for the winter. After his arrival in the Valley, in late July with other Battalion members, he immediately made preparations to return to the States for his family.

After their arrival in Zion in 1848, Lorenzo settled his family near the Sevier River for a number of years. They then moved to Price, Carbon County, where his wife, Ann, passed away. When Lorenzo [p.481]reached the age of sixty he was granted a pension for services in the Battalion. He received $36.00 every three months. His first check was for $450.00 and he spent most of that prospecting northeast of Mona, Utah. He built a cabin on the side of the canyon and lived there for several years. Two of his sons lived with him part of the time. Mr. Babcock passed away March 16, 1903 at Mona, Utah and is buried in the Mona City Cemetery.—D. U. P. Files


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