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 John Peck Chidester

John Peck Chidester

Monroe County, Michigan, USA
Death 10 Jan 1897 (aged 65)
Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 52342 · View Source
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Father: John Madison Chidester (1809-1893)
Mother:Mary Parker (1809-1879)

Born Dec. 23, 1831, Somerfield, Monroe County, Mich. Came to Utah 1850.

Married Susan Foy (1831-1902) Oct. 23, 1851, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas B. Foy and Catherine Fink, pioneers of 1851).

She was born April 4, 1831, Wheatfield, Indiana County, Pa. Their children: John Foy b. Feb. 2, 1853, m. Almina Worthen; Susan Emma, m. George C. Dewey; Lodena Elizabeth, m. Amasa A. Ruby; Mary Catharine and Edgar, died; Emeline, m. Samuel Stewart; Evaline, m. Andrew Sprow1. Jr.; Myron, m. Sarah Ann Jackson. Family home Washington, Utah.

Bishop's counselor. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war. Carpenter and farmer.

(Info provided by Michelle)

1880 United States Federal Census

Name: John P. Chidester
Home in 1880: Washington, Washington, Utah
Age: 48
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832
Birthplace: Michigan
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Susan
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
John P. Chidester 48
Susan Chidester 49
Miron Chidester 18
Emiline Chidester 12
Eveline Chidester 12
Lucenda Chidester 9




  • Maintained by: Max Turpin
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52342
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Peck Chidester (23 Dec 1831–10 Jan 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52342, citing Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Max Turpin (contributor 46863402) .