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 Zemira Draper

Zemira Draper

Birth
Canada
Death 9 Jan 1876 (aged 63)
Rockville, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Rockville, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 41334 · View Source
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Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868
Draper, Zemira

Birth Date: 27 Feb. 1812
Death Date: 9 Jan. 1876
Gender: Male
Age: 36 at time of crossing
Company: Brigham Young Company (1848)
Departure: 5 June 1848
Arrival: 20-24 September 1848

Company Information:
1220 individuals were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Winter Quarters, Nebraska.

Family that traveled with him:
Draper, Amy Terry (27) wife
Draper, Ellen Agnes (5) daughter
Draper, James (4) son
Draper, Samuel (3) son

Son of William Draper and Lydia Lathrop.

He was born Feb. 27, 1812, Northumberland County, Upper Canada. Came to Utah September, 1848, Daniel Hendricks Company. Married Ellen Agnes Bradshaw, Sept. 15, 1838. She died Aug. 15, 1839. Their child: Joseph Edward, d. 1839.

Married Amy Terry Jan. 30, 1842, Nauvoo, Illinois (daughter of Parshel and Hannah Terry). She was born June 5, 1821, York Home district, Upper Canada. Their children: Ellen Agnes b. Feb. 27, 1843, m. James Green Jan. 15, 1860; Rebecca Jane, b. Sept. 1, 1846, d. Oct. 4, 1847; Lydia Hannah b. Oct. 4, 1848, m. Bateman H. Wilhelm March 1864; Susannah Catilda b. Aug. 3, 1851, m. James M. Ballard 1871; Fannie Lucretia b. Jan. 8, 1854, m. John P. Terry April 23 1875; Phoebe Marrilla b. Oct. 9, 1857, m. James A. Terry Oct., 1880; Zemira Terry b. March 16, 1859, m. Olga J. Poison Oct 26, 1887; Jilpha Amy B. Sept. 26, 1861, m. Hanner Duzett, March 10, 181; Carson Clark b. Jan. 29, 1865, m. Vilate Draper, Jan. 2, 1888. Settled in tenth ward, Salt Lake City; moved to Draper in the fall of 1850, from there he went to Alpine and to Rockville 1862. Served as bishop's counselor and justice of peace several years at Rockville, Utah. Died Jan. 9, 1876, Rockville, Utah.

Bio by: John Warnke



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  • Maintained by: Jim Jones
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41334
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Zemira Draper (27 Feb 1812–9 Jan 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41334, citing Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Jim Jones (contributor 46771700) .