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William Wines Phelps / Mary Jones

Husband: William Wines Phelps
Born: 17 Feb 1792[1476] at: Hanover, Morris, New Jersey, USA
Married: at:  
Died: 7 Mar 1872at: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Father: Enon Phelps
Mother: Mehitable Goldsmith
Notes: [1477]
Sources: [1476] [1478]
Wife: Mary Jones
Born: at:
Died: at:
Father:
Mother:
Children

Pedigree Chart for: William Wines Phelps

      /--Noah  Phelps 
   /--Elijah  Phelps 
   |  \--Marie Anna  Dyer 
/--Enon  Phelps 
|  |  /--John  Wilcox 
|  \--Jemima  Wilcox 
|     \--Mary  Warner 
|--William Wines  Phelps 
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Pedigree Chart for: Mary Jones

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[1477] William W. Phelps (1792-1872) was born at Hanover, New Jersey. Well educated, Phelps was an aspirant for the office of lieutenant governor of New York at the time he first learned of Mormonism through reading the Book of Mormon and talking with Sidney Rigdon. He visited Kirtland in 1831, was baptized, and became active in editorial work, establishing the "Evening and Morning Star". One of the Prophet's scribes, he assisted in preparing the first hymnal. Excommunicated in 1839, he returned to fellowship in 1841 and fulfilled a mission to the eastern states. He was implicated in the difficulty surrounding the destruction of the Nauvoo Expositor and was summoned to be tried for treason with Joseph Smith at Carthage. He accompanied the pioneers to Utah, where he became one of the first regents of the University of Deseret and a representative in the Utah legislature. LDS Church Hymns by William W. Phelps include the following: "Gently Raise the Sacred Strain" "Now Let Us Rejoice" "Hosanna Anthem" ("The Spirit of God") "Praise to the Man" "Vade Mecum" From "The Phelps Family of America and Their English Ancestors," by Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps & Andrew T. Servin. (Eagle Publishing Company, Pittsfield, Mass., 1899). JUDGE WILLIAM W. PHELPS, b. Dover, N. J., 7 Feb., 1792, removed with his father and family to Homer, N. Y., in 1800, m. Stella Waterman (now called Sally.) Mr. Phelps had a common school education. When quite young he removed to Ohio, soon returning to Homer, N. Y., where he started a paper called the "Western Courier. " From there he removed to Trurnansburgh, Tompkins Co. N. Y., and started the publication of a paper called the "Lake Light." From there he removed to Canandaigua, Ontario Co., N. Y., where he published a paper in the interest of the Anti-Masons, called the Ontario Phoenix. While he resided there the "Book of Mormon" came before the world. He was infatuated with their new religion, abandoned his paper and removing his family to Ohio, joined the Mormon church, and went to Missouri with the first Mormon missionaries. In the fall he returned for his family, purchased a printing press in Cincinnati, and removed with his family to Independence, Jackson Co., Missouri., then a new Mormon settlement. In the fall of 1833 the Mormons were banished from Jackson Co., removing and settling in Colville Co., Mo. From here they were soon routed and removed to [Nauvoo,] Hancock Co., Ill., where they flourished for some time and built a Temple. In 1843 they were again banished. Their next location was Salt Lake City, after which their history is generally known. Mr. Phelps removed and settled with them in Salt Lake City, where he was quite a prominent man, holding for many years the position of Judge. He died there 6 March, 1872 in his 78th year, leaving a widow, his first wife, Sally Waterman, and several children, His widow, Sally, says there are three children in Salt Lake City, the rest in the states; as to the number of wives he took and as to his children we have no full records. The following is a copy of a letter to Mr. O. S. Phelps from Mrs. Phelps on the death of her husband. This shows how deeply the people are infatuated by their religion: Salt Lake City, 18 Mar., 1872 Dear Friend: I received your kind letter and was glad to hear from you. I have to inform you that Mr. Phelps died the sixth day of March, and will have a part in the first resurrection of Saints and Apostles. Through all his fightings and doing he has died at a good old age. Peace to his memory. His works will follow him. He is with Joseph and Hiram, the Blessed Martyrs, who died for the Testimony of Jesus, who believed in Revelation and Resurrection literally fulfilled. God is our Judge and our (here there are three or four words obliterated) are free Jesus and his Apostles were thought not fit to live on the Earth, and were slain for their religion, but we fear not what man can do unto us knowing that God is on our side. Should like you to come to Salt Lake City and see and hear for yourself. Should like to hear from you often. Accept my best wishes and may Peace attend you and yours, I remain your friend and well-wisher. Sally Phelps Early in life he was a candidate for the office of lieutenant-governor of New York. He was baptized into the Church in June, 1831, and undertook a mission to Jackson County, Missouri, where he located as a printer, and published a monthly paper, "The Evening and Morning Star," the first number of which appeared in June, 1832. While he was attending to his duties at the printing office, on July 20, a mob attacked his house, which contained the printing equipment, and pulled it partly down, seized the printing materials, destroyed many papers, and threw his family and furniture out of doors. Again on July 23, the mob renewed their depredations, and William W. Phelps and others offered themselves as a ransom for the Saints, being willing to be scourged, or to die, if that would appease the anger of the mob. The mob would not accept this sacrifice, however, but continued to utter threats of violence against the whole Church. This persecution culminated in the Saints being driven from their homes in Jackson County, in November, 1833. Mob leaders warned Brother Phelps and others to flee for their lives, or they would be killed. Despite repeated appeals, which Elder Phelps helped to frame, to the governor of Missouri, and to the president of the United States, no protection or redress was ever given them. When the exiled Saints in Clay County were organized into a stake, David Whitmer was chosen president, with William W. Phelps and John Whitmer as counselors. He took a prominent part in all matters pertaining to the welfare of the Saints in Missouri. In the early part of 1835, he and his son Waterman were called to Kirtland, where they made their home with the family of the Prophet Joseph Smith and assisted a committee appointed to compile the "Book of Doctrine and Covenants." About this time, Elder Phelps subscribed $500 toward the erection of the Kirtland Temple. When the Church purchased the Egyptian mummies and papyrus from Michael H. Chandler in 1835, William W. Phelps served as one of the scribes in the translation by Joseph Smith of the "Book of Abraham." o 1823- publisher of Lake Light in Trumansburg, NY by 1828 moved to Canandaigua, NY publishing the anti-Masonic Ontario Phoenix June 6, 1831 o elder Oct 1, 1831 o high priest 1833 o printed the Book of Commandments 1835 o assisted in compiling and printing 1st editioin of the Doctrine & Covenants March 17, 1838 o excommunicated July 22, 1840 o extended hand of fellowship 1846 o left Nauvoo for the west o edited Evening & Morning Star 1832-1833 o authored "Redeemer of Israel" "Come All Ye Sons of Zion" "Earth with Her Ten Thousand Flowers" "O Jesus! the Giver" "The Spirit of God Like a Fire is Burning" "Glorious Things are Sung of Zion" "O God the Eternal Father" See D&C 55, 57:5a, 58:9, 61:2 Scribe during tranlation of Book of Abraham LBE says 2/6/38 rejected by Saints LBE says 3/17/39 excommunicated LBE says early 1841 extended hand of fellowship

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Adolf I Duke of Kleve / Marie de Bourgogne

Husband: Adolf I Duke of Kleve
Born: ABT 1379at: Kleve, Rheinland, Prussia
Married: 22 Jul 1406at:
Died: at:
Father:
Mother:
Sources: [2810]
Wife: Marie de Bourgogne
Born: ABT 1393at: of Dijon, , France
Died: 2 Feb 1441at: Paris, , France
Father:
Mother:
Sources: [2811]
Children
Name: Margarethe, Princess of Kleve [2817]
Born: 23 Feb 1416at: Kleve, Rheinland, Prussia
Died: 20 May 1444at: , Stuttgart, Neckarkreis, Whurttemberg
Spouses:

Name: Katharina Princess of Kleve [2802]
Born: 25 May 1417at: Kleve, Rheinland, Prussia
Married: at:  
Died: 10 Feb 1479at:
Spouses: Arnold Duke of Guelders

Name: Johann I Duke of Kleve [2814]
Born: 16 Feb 1419at: Kleve, Rheinland, Prussia
Died: 5 Sep 1481at:
Spouses:

Name: Elisabeth, Princess of Kleve [2812]
Born: 1 Oct 1420at: of Kleve, Rheinland, Prussia
Died: Mar 1488at: Arnstadt, S-Sndr, Thuringia
Spouses:

Name: Agnes Princess of Kleve [2816]
Born: 24 Feb 1422at: Kleve, Rheinland, Prussia
Died: 6 Apr 1448at: , Olite Navarra, Spain
Spouses:

Name: Helene, Princess of Cleves [2815]
Born: 18 Aug 1423at: of Cleve, Rheinland, Prussia
Died: 3 Jul 1471at:
Spouses:

Name: Adolf, Count of Kleve [2813]
Born: 28 Jun 1425at: Ravenstein
Died: 18 Sep 1492at:
Spouses:


Pedigree Chart for: Adolf I Duke of Kleve

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Pedigree Chart for: Marie de Bourgogne

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Lewis W. Rice / Martha Luella Jacobs

Husband: Lewis W. Rice
Born: at:
Married: 1959at: Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States
Died: 1991at: Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States
Father:
Mother:
Wife: Martha Luella Jacobs
Born: 18 Oct 1918[3925] at: Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States
Died: Oct 1994at: Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States
Father: John William Jacobs
Mother: Lucinda Josephine Phelps
Sources: [3925] [3926]
Children
Name: Lewis Rice Jr.
Born: at: Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States
Died: at:
Spouses:

Name: Gloria Rice
Born: at: Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States
Married: at:  
Died: at:
Spouses: Westlake


Pedigree Chart for: Lewis W. Rice

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Pedigree Chart for: Martha Luella Jacobs

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|--Martha Luella  Jacobs 
|     /--Daniel S.  Phelps 
|  /--Horace Jesse  Phelps 
|  |  \--Nancy  Judy 
\--Lucinda Josephine  Phelps 
   |  /--Daniel S.  Phelps 
   \--Marguerite Samantha  Hess 
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Sheffield Phelps / Marda Perry

Husband: Sheffield Phelps
Born: 12 Aug 1920[4749] [4750] at: New York City, New York, USA
Married: 4 Apr 1993at: Seattle, Wa
Died: at:
Father: William Walter Phelps II
Mother: Nina Paris
Sources: [4749] [4750] [4751]
Wife: Marda Perry
Born: at: 
Died:at: 
Father:  at: 
Mother:  at: 
Children

Pedigree Chart for: Sheffield Phelps

      /--William Walter  Phelps 
   /--Sheffield  Phelps 
   |  \--Ellen Maria 'Loodleloo'  Sheffield 
/--William Walter  Phelps  II
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Pedigree Chart for: Marda Perry

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Robert Hanneman Avery / Sarah Payson Ayers

Husband: Robert Hanneman Avery
Born: 16 Jan 1840[10343] at: Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
Married: 17 Jan 1867at: Galesburg, Knox Cty, Illinois
Died: 13 Sep 1892[10344] at: Peoria, Illinois
Father: George M. Avery
Mother: Seraphina Princess Mary Phelps
Notes: [10345]
Sources: [10343] [10344] [10346]
Wife: Sarah Payson Ayers
Born: 20 Mar 1848[10976] at: Ossining, Westchester, Ny
Died: 23 Aug 1898at: Batavia, Kane, Illinois
Father: Thomas Nelson Ayers
Mother: Sarah Cutler
Children
Name: Minnie Esther Avery
Born: 23 Jun 1868at: Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
Married: at:  
Died: at:
Spouses: William Nelson Kilbourn

Name: Frederick Robert Avery
Born: 5 Nov 1869at: Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
Married: at:  
Died: 15 Feb 1906at: Centerville, Knox, Illinois
Spouses: Clara Mercer

Name: Sarah Payson Avery
Born: 17 Sep 1872at: Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
Married: at:  
Died: at:
Spouses: Harry Eugene Butcher

Name: Cornelia Avery
Born: 7 May 1876at: Sterling, Rice, Kansas
Married: at:  
Died: 9 Apr 1975at: Susanville, Lassen, California
Spouses: Jay Plowe

Name: Ellen Kendell Avery
Born: 9 Mar 1881at: Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
Married: at:  
Died: at:
Spouses: William Blake Carlton


Pedigree Chart for: Robert Hanneman Avery

      /--Nathan  Avery 
   /--William Thomas  Avery 
   |  \--Deborah  Thomas 
/--George M.  Avery 
|  |  /--William  Throop 
|  \--Phebe  Throop 
|     \--Prudence  Hyde 
|--Robert Hanneman  Avery 
|     /--Aaron  Phelps  Jr.
|  /--Aaron Noble  Phelps 
|  |  \--Mary  Noble 
\--Seraphina Princess Mary  Phelps 
   |  /--Aaron  Phelps  Jr.
   \--Clarissa  Root 
      \--Princess  Noble 

Pedigree Chart for: Sarah Payson Ayers

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[10345] Robert enlisted in Co. A, 77th Ill. Vol Inf., in 1862, and served until the close of the war. He was taken prisoner and placed in Andersonville prison, where he remained for about eight months. He is President of the Avery Corn-Planter Company of Peoria, Ill. [and] the inventor of the Avery Corn-Planter, as well as other useful implements, and owns a controlling interest in the factory at Peoria. -- History of Knox County, p 840 Union soldier Robert H. Avery of Galesburg, Ill., survived confinement in the infamous Confederate military prison at Andersonville, Ga., where 13,000 of his fellow prisoners died. One of the ways he kept his wits about him was by sketching a corn planter of his own design. The detailed sketch of this planter eventually became the basis of the Avery Co. of Peoria, Ill., and half a century later, the firm was calling itself "The Largest Tractor Company in the World," employing 2,600 men and producing eight different tractors, as well as motor cultivators, trucks, It is peculiarly refreshing, in these days of defections, when names that once were regarded as synonyms of commercial honor, have become disgraced or tainted with suspicion, to turn to those who have closed their earthly account, leaving a record unassailed and unassailable. They restore our waning confidence in men, and encourage us still to strive after legitimate success, which as they have shown is really attainable. Among these none have left a brighter record than Robert H. Avery, founder of the immense business which is now the Avery Company of Peoria. Peoria has been remarkable for many years for the extent and rapid development of its manufacturing industries, especially along the line of agricultural implements. Peoria is recognized today as the center for this industry in the middle west, and the rich farm regions around the city owe much of their growth and development to the implements manufactured there, for tilling the soil and harvesting the crops. The Avery Company today is the largest manufacturer of agricultural implements in the city, and it owes its success to the business qualities and strict integrity of its founder, Robert H. Avery. A good portion of the history of our country is preserved in the biographies of leading and active men who have borne an important part in the various enterprises of their time. The characters and good deeds of good men should be sacredly preserved, not only for the happiness and satisfaction which a record of them will give to all those immediately related to them, and their posterity in after generations, but also for the good example which the lives of such men, furnish to the young of our land, to follow in their footsteps, and thus further advance the true interests of our country. Robert H. Avery was born in Galesburg, Knox county, Illinois, January 21, 1840. He grew up on a farm, familiar from youth with all the needs and wants of the farmer. He was educated in the common schools of his home town, and had barely completed his education when the Civil war called him, as it did so many of the young men of his time to fight for the preservation of the Union. He served honorably for three years. Eight months of his service was spent in Andersonville prison. The long days, utterly without work, offered ample opportunities for his active mind to devise and invent. The result of the eight months' imprisonment was the plan of his first farm tool - a cultivator. He completed his invention as far as he could without any implements whatever. He carried the design from Andersonville, and upon his release built the completed implement, and laid the foundation of the magnificent business of today. When the war was over, Robert Avery returned to the farm, and with the aid of his brother Cyrus M. Avery, built the perfected tool, which he called "The Avery Cultivator." This lead at once to other farm implements, a stalk-cutter and planter, both of which he named after himself, and which are to this day in extensive use. Robert and Cyrus Avery entered into partnership and conducted a small business in Galesburg. This proved so prosperous, that in 1882, the brothers removed their small establishment to Peoria. The following year the partnership was incorporated under the name of the Avery Planter Company, w1th a capital stock of two hundred thousand dollars, with Robert H. Avery as its president, an office which he held until his death in 1892. During the ten years of his life in Peoria, Mr. Avery saw his business increase from a little plant in a one-story frame building, to a magnificent institution employing over one hundred and fifty men and with an immense output of cultivators, corn planters, stackers, threshing machines, check-rowers, etc. Even this, however, represented only the beginnings of the growth of the Avery Company. Robert Avery was not destined to see the consummation of his labors. In 1899, seven years after his death the company was reincorporated, the capital stock increased to six hundred thousand dollars, and the name changed to The Avery Manufacturing Company. It was reorganized in 1907 under the name of the Avery Company, and its capital stock still further increased to two million five hundred thousand dollars. Magnificent additions have been made, a whole village has grown up around it, automobile implements have been added to the output, the working force has tripled, and the name of Avery Company has grown more honored with the passing years. This magnificent success rests on the broad foundation of Robert H. A very 's character and attainments. He was a man of marked capacity and decided character, and of the most undoubted integrity. He was modest and unassuming in his deportment, and retiring in his habits, but in whatever position he was placed he was emphatic and decided. He was possessed of business acumen, clear insight and ability to manage, control and direct. Of impressive personality, he possessed throughout his life such courage, self-assertion and mental as well as moral force as are seldom met with in any calling. He was a rare leader of men, and seldom were his judgments faulty. Frauds and pretenders of every sort he would not tolerate. He never forsook a friend and honor and honesty were his mottoes for all living. He always carried a genial humor that drew people to him. The most marked of all his characteristics was his marvelous force. The memory of his upright life remains as a blessed benediction to those who were his associates. He was one of those characters whom God has not permitted to live in vain and for naught. From his life may be deduced a moral of great value, and from it may be formed a model by which mothers may well strive to form the characters of their sons. -- Rice, James Montgomery, "Peoria City and County, Illinois: A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement." S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1912. p. 182.

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Nathaniel Bachiler / Hester Mercer

Husband: Nathaniel Bachiler
Born: 1589at: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Married: 1613at: England
Died: at: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Father: Stephen Bachiler
Mother: Ann Bates
Wife: Hester Mercer
Born: at:
Died: at:
Father:
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Children

Pedigree Chart for: Nathaniel Bachiler

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Pedigree Chart for: Hester Mercer

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Orey G. Claggett / Mary Alice Chapman

Husband: Orey G. Claggett
Born: 1 Mar 1879at:
Married: 6 May 1925at:
Died: at:
Father: William E. Claggett
Mother: Cynthia Hillier
Wife: Mary Alice Chapman
Born: at:
Died: at:
Father:
Mother:
Children

Pedigree Chart for: Orey G. Claggett

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Pedigree Chart for: Mary Alice Chapman

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Esaphia Phelps / Dorothy Clark

Husband: Esaphia Phelps
Born: at:
Married: at:  
Died: at:
Father:
Mother:
Wife: Dorothy Clark
Born: at:
Died: at:
Father: Solomon Clark
Mother: Elinor (Eleanore) Wright
Children

Pedigree Chart for: Esaphia Phelps

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Pedigree Chart for: Dorothy Clark

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|  /--John  Wright  Jr.
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\--Elinor (Eleanore)  Wright 
   |  /--John  Wright 
   \--Phebe (Phoebe)  Strong 
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