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151 Posssible Link:
1907 Jan 21 Ernest son of Sam & Sarah Hallam, 6 Belfield st, Ilkeston, Miner 
HALLAM Sam (I0725)
 
152 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I0715)
 
153 Robert was christened at Wesleyan Methodist Church #3498096 1813-1858 Kirk Hallam.

Who is this?? Maybe Died - check Deaths
Surname Childs Name(s) Fathers Name Mothers Name Year Mnth Day Abode Trade
HALLAM HERBERT ROBERT ANN 1854 1 1 MARLPOOL COLLIER

Around 1870 to 1874 moved to Pilsley.

1881 Census: PRO Reference RG11 Piece / Folio 3428 / 113 Page Number 3
Dwelling: Bridge St, The Hillock // Census Place: Pilsley, Derby, England
Family History Library Film 1341820

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation
Robert HALLAM Head M Male 48 Mapperley, Derby, England Coal Steward Mine ? Colliery Under Ground
Ann HALLAM Wife M Female 50 Heanor, Derby, England
Eliza HALLAM Daur U Female 23 Mapperley, Derby, England
Andrew HALLAM Son U Male 19 Mapperley, Derby, England Coal Miner
Thomas HALLAM Son U Male 17 Mapperley, Derby, England Coal Miner
Betsy HALLAM Daur U Female 15 Mapperley, Derby, England Domestic Duties
Ruth HALLAM Daur U Female 13 Mapperley, Derby, England Domestic Duties
John Hy. HALLAM Son U Male 11 Mapperley, Derby, England Scholar
Annie HALLAM Daur Female 6 Pilsley, Derby, England Scholar
Francis HALLAM Son Male 1 Pilsley, Derby, England
1891 Census:


Derbyshire Mines 1896:
Mine, Situation, Owner and Address Manager, Under-Manager Workers U/G Surface.
Pilsley, No. 2 Chesterfield, Pilsley Colliery Co., Chesterfield, Samuel Rayner,Robert Hallam 250 45

1901 Census extract:
Pilsley, Derbys ( with his other family in Pilsley - )
Robert Hallam Male 68 1833 Colliery Undermanager Derbyshire Mapperley
Ann Hallam Female 71 1830 Derbyshire Heanor
Frank Hallam Male 20 1881 Colliery Lamp Cleaner Derbyshire Pilsley
Could this Frank be Francis from 1881 census?
Roberts 2 sons (John & Thomas) are a few doors away in Pilsey. 
HALLAM Robert (I1004)
 
154 Sarah Emma is buried next to her husband Marcus, and children - Xeminaand Claud.
Location of Sarah's grave is - grave 5 E 1/2 lot 107 H. 
Source (S02182)
 
155 Searches:
ALSO see West Hallam Parish Records IGI.Doc in Hallam Gen folder

HENRY HALLAM Christening 22 Dec 1782 to Jno/Sarah

ALSO JOHN HALLAM Marriage 19 Aug 1782 to Sarah Perkins
ALSO JOHN HALLAM Male Christening 26 Dec 1757 to John/Sarah (Father?)

> HENRY Hallam Marriage 25 Jul 1808 to Mary Derbyshire
> HENRY Hallam Marriage 8 Apr 1817 to Susanna Chambers

IGI Individual Record FamilySearch:
HENRY HALLAM Male
Christening: 22 DEC 1782 West Hallam, Derby, England
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Parents:
Father: JNO HALLAM
Mother: SARAH
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Source Information:
Batch Number: 7430530 Sheet: 33 Source Call No.: 0935234
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Does this fit??? > HENRY Hallam Marriage 17 Aug 1781 to Ann Matthews
REBECCA HALLAM Female
Christening: 05 JUL 1807 West Hallam, Derby, England
Death: 18 MAY 1821
Parents: Father: HENRY HALLAM Mother: ANN
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HALLAM? Henry (I0739)
 
156 Son of an undertaker from Daventry. BODILY Richard (I1132)
 
157 SOURCE: [Hallam - Ina Tuft.ged]

IGI 1988 "James Moon, mother ? Moon 25 Oct 1753, The Tabernacle Hillgaate
Independent, Stockport, Cheshire, Eng. B: 7 Feb 1979 PROVO, E:6 Apr 1 979 PROVO Uncleared."

Derbyshire Family History Society, Newsletter June 1994, p.40
One of the traditions in Castleton, (Derbyshire, England) was Garla nd Day... The local band played the Garland tune which is very simila r to the Cornish Floral Dance. In fact it is said it originated fro m there as in the 1700's tin-miners from Cornwall moved to Derbyshire to work in leadmines."
(T. A. Hunt said that he understood that the Moons had originally come from Wales. They were small and very dark, and resemble the Welch people who lived in the hills on the west side of Wales."

!IGI 1994: Hannah Moon, chr. 6 Jul 1755, mother Elizabeth Moon, at Crich.
C049782 1041624. She would be 4 years younger than James . There are also a Jos and Thos having children in Wirksworth the same time as James had children, 1771 &* 1772. 2 DO Check on Wirksworth 7331710 source 934270

!NOTE: Smalley Par. Reg.: "Marriage of Thomas Moon, Horsley, to Elizabeth Oldknow of Smalley, present James Eley & John Oldknow. 27 Fe b 1781." (Thomas would be born at least by 1755.)

!NOTE: Temple work done 5 Sep 1936 at Manti, Film 170418, p.873. Perhaps Albertina Hunt. Also 1932, film 183545, p. 211

!NOTE: There is one entry where the parents Joseph and Ann have a son Geeorge Moon. But it is the only one that could be interpreted as a "Moon". All the others are definitely Noon.

!NOTE: When John Moon married Frances Stevens, he was of Mapperley, and she was of Smalley. Do not know where they lived after their marriage or when they moved to Breach Cottage.
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MOON James (I1033)
 
158 South Normanton General Register -
Baptism 1792 June 18 Lydia daughter of Jn & Elizh Simpson

Baptism 1811 Oct 6 Benjn Smith Simpson Spurious son Lydia Simpson 
SIMPSON Lydia (I0341)
 
159 Thos. WILSON Sex: M
Christening: 23 Jan 1816 Sutton In Ashfield, Nottingham, England
Parents: Father: Thos. WILSON Mother: Elizabeth
Source Information: IGI
Batch number: Dates Source Call No. Type Printout Call No. Type
C053951 1813-1823 0504537 Film 0883669 Film
Source: Notts FHS CD: 1533 to 1900:
Place Abbrev.Place DATE BORN CNAME FNAME MNAME FSURN
SUTTON IN ASHFIELD 23/01/1816 Thomas Thos Elizabeth WILSON 
WILSON Thomas (I0182)
 
160 W.B.Hallam Funeral Notes: Fri 6 Feb 1998 (Wilford Hill, Nottingham.)
Walter (Bert) Hallam
Bert Hallam was born on the 13th September 1911 at Highbury Road, Bulwell. He was the son of a miner and was brought up by his grandmother at Cotmanhay. He went to school locally and finished his education, like most lads of his generation, when he was 14. His first job was at Stanton Iron Works and he remained there until he joined HM Forces in 1939.
He met his wife-to-be, Pam, in a local pub. After courtship they married, living first with family in Basford and then in their own home in Broxtowe Lane. Here son John was born.
Bert served his country throughout the Second World War and this included time spent overseas. For her part Pam did her "war work" at Raleigh Engineering.
After being "demobbed" Bert found himself a job as night porter at the George Hotel in Nottingham and he went on to become the hotel's Head Porter. He was to remain at the George for the rest of his working life and a number of folk have told me how smart he was in his uniform and courteous in his manner Bert finished at the hotel when he was 65.
However, formal retirement did not stop Bert continuing to work and he was soon driving for a sheet-metal company.
Sadly the onset of Alzheimer's disease brought an end to his working days. He was forced to give up work and for the next 9 years, as the illness progressed, he was nursed at home by Pam.
Latterly he went into St.Andrew's Lodge for respite care. While there he suffered a stroke and so remained at St.Andrew's where he regained some use of his limbs. He was to stay on in St.Andrew's Lodge until he died very peacefully on 29th January, 1998. Throughout his time in Nursing Care at the Lodge, Bert received first-class attention and the family are most grateful for the professionalism and kindness of the nursing staff.
How do we sum Bert up?
Pam said of her husband: " He was always a grand chap. A quiet man who loved his kids ". He was obviously a man who worked hard all his life and, perhaps having not known his own parents, he tried very hard to give to his own children the love he never known as a child. John said of his dad: "He had a wonderful smile, and there was always a twinkle in his eye. HE WAS THE BEST".
May Bert... your husband, father, grandfather and friend rest in peace and rise to glory. Amen. 
HALLAM Walter Herbert (I0286)
 
161 William FISHER
Sex: M

Event(s):
Christening: 24 Jun 1804
Selston, Nottingham, England

Parents:
Father: William FISHER
Mother: Sarah


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Source Information:

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Batch number: Dates Source Call No. Type Printout Call No. Type
P015741 1694-1875 0095048 , 0095050 Film 1235440 Film
P015741 1694-1875 0095048 , 0095050 Film NONE
 
FISHER William (I0658)
 
162 William FISHER Sex: M

Marriage(s): Spouse: Sarah SMEETON Marriage: 22 Aug 1803 Selston, Nottingham, England
Source Information:
Batch number: Dates Source Call No. Type Printout Call No. Type
M015742 1557-1752 0095048 Film 0883817 Film
M015742 1751-1812 0095049 Film NONE
 
Family: FISHER William / SMEETON Sarah (F156)
 
163 William is buried next to his wife Hannah. Source (S02222)
 
164 William is buried next to his wife Inez. Source (S02246)
 
165 Witness to Hannah Moons Marriage to Thomas Hallam in 1832. MOON Maria (I1028)
 
166 Xemina is buried next to her mother and father and brother Claud.Location of her grave is grave 6 E 1/2 lot 107 H. Source (S02255)
 
167 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED
1881 Census: Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio 3314 / 100 Page Number 41
Dwelling Meadow Rows
Census Place Pinxton, Nottingham, England
Family History Library Film 1341790
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability
Ann WILSON Head W Female 58 Stallwell, Lancashire, England
Matthew WILSON Son U Male 28 Pinxton, Derby, England On Furlough Sergeant 39th Foot Soldier
William WILSON Son U Male 20 Pinxton, Derby, England Coal Miner

1901 Census:
Civil Parish Admin County Full Name Gender Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
Selston Nottingham Matthew Wilson Male 48 1853 Railway Machine Clerk Derbys Pinxton
Selston Nottingham Elizabeth Wilson Female 51 1850 Hereford Bacton
Selston Nottingham Ellen Wilson Female 13 1888 Notts Kirkby In Ashfield

A Matthew Wilson is buried in St Helen's Churchyard, very close to Pinxton.
Matthews banns were read in Pinxton church on October 29th, November 5th and 12th 1882.
Died Aug 2, 1902. aged 47. Also his Wife Elizabeth, died November 29,1922, aged 72.


39th Regiment of Foot (Dorsetshire Regiment)
7/1/1881 United with 54th (West Norfolk) Regiment of Foot to become 1st Bn, The Dorsetshire Regiment
1879 Zulu war
1881 Apr 3: Fifth full British Census
First Boer War Transvaal independence recognised
Battle Honours
1881 India: Bengal
1882 England: Chatham
1885 Malta
1886 England: ?
1888 Malta
1889 Egypt
1893 India: Meean Meer
1895 Bangalore
1898 Nowshera
1902 Ferozepore  
WILSON Matthew (I0177)
 
168 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I0259)
 
169 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

Dad is buried in Grave V 49, No 71. 
WRIGHT Roy (I0099)
 
170 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

E 100 Grave has a Marble Headstone, kirb and vase. It reads In lovingmemory of George, beloved Husband of Hannah Simpson died Nov 28 1902, in her 53thyear. ( Morley ) Leabrooks. 
LEE Hannah (I0236)
 
171 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

Eunice Crowder has her mums (Edith May) death certificate. 
CROWDER Eunice (I0082)
 
172 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I0095)
 
173 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

I.G.I. Nottinghamshire. Emma Bradley Christened on 15th September 1834,in Greasley, Nott's, to Joseph Bradley & Mary Ann Holmes. 
BRADLEY Emma (I0188)
 
174 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

Inscription on her headstone reads.
In Loving memory of Ann Elizabeth. The beloved wife of Robert Harris who died April 18th 1923,aged 56 years, peace, perfect peace.
She had lost an eye in an accident, she was dragged by a horse.

Web Link to South Normanton:
http://www.southnormanton.com/history.html 
SIMPSON Ann Elizabeth (I0196)
 
175 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

Lived in:
13, Hardwick Crescent, Manton, Worksop.
468, Aspley lane, Aspley, Nottm. 1953 to '66. 
HARRIS Elsie Hannah (I0129)
 
176 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

Lives in Selby 
Hall Jack (I0078)
 
177 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

My Mother seems to think that as a child, she visited this Uncle with herFather, in Mansfield. 
WILSON Edward (I0173)
 
178 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

No proof as yet to as this is the right Benjamin that is buried inBirchwood, although the dates of years old are right, and he is buriedWith a sister named Elizabeth.
A stone is in Birchwood churchyard. he aged 
SIMPSON Benjamin (I0349)
 
179 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

No proof yet as to wether this Elizabeth is the same one that is buriedin Birchwood,but she was born about the same year, and did have a brothercalled Benjamin. 
SIMPSON Elizabeth (I0348)
 
180 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

On the 1900 register of electors for Main st, Awsworth there is a William Donnelly.
Had a shop at - 2, Church Street, Pinxton.

Death Certificate: 22 Dec 1915. Annie Wilson. 51. Wife of William Derbyshire Wilson, Coal Miner. Cause: Chronic Endocarditis, Oedema of lungs. Harriet Smalley - sister, present at death (St. Edmunds Ave, Mansfield Woodhouse.
I have copy of will. See Scrapbook in FTM.

Snowden?? 
DONNELLY Ann (I0165)
 
181 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

She was visiting Her Brother James ? In the 1871 Census for Pinxton. 
DONNELLY Mary (I0226)
 
182 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

South Normanton General Register -
Baptism 1811 Oct 6 Benjn Smith Simpson Spurious son Lydia Simpson

Also named on the 1851 census for Birchwood living at time of the census are, M Griffin, a married female, aged 28, a visitor, born Selston. (could this be Elizabeth's sister ) and her son G Griffin, aged 6 months old, also a visitor, born in Leicester. Also M Fearn a female visitor,aged 19, born in Ilkeston.

Source Info: 1881 Census: Dwelling Birchwood Lane Lower Birchwood Census Place Alfreton, Derby, England
Family History Library Film 1341817 PRO Ref: RG11 Piece / Folio 3416 / 126 Page Number 41
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation
Elizabeth SIMPSON Head W Female 54 Pinxton, Derby, England
Mary SIMPSON Daur U Female 26 Birchwood, Derby, England General Servant
Elizabeth SIMPSON Daur U Female 21 Birchwood, Derby, England General Servant
Benjamin SIMPSON Son U Male 17 Birchwood, Derby, England Agricultural Labourer
Enoch GOULDER Lodger U Male 21 Leabrook, Derby, England Railway Wagon Builder

 
SIMPSON Benjamin Smith (I0330)
 
183 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]

Worked in a "Walk in" pit - Iremore (high Moor?)Colliery, Nr killimarsh. Lump of rock fell, Broke his neck. 
CROWDER Arnold (I0075)
 
184 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]
 
DERBYSHIRE Ann (I0167)
 
185 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]
http://www.southnormanton.com/churches.html & http://www.southnormanton.com/
He is buried with his wife, in South Normanton, Derbyshire, England. 
HARRIS Robert (I0195)
 
186 [Hallam 18 Jan 02.GED]
Place Abbrev.Place Male Name Female Name DATE: Basford 7b 138
EASTWOOD William WILSON Annie DONNELLY 14/03/1885
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1881 Census Source FHL Film 1341790 Pro Ref RG11 Piece 3314 Folio 100 Page 41
for 183 Meadow Row houses, Pinxton:
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation
Ann WILSON Head W Female 58 Stallwell, Lancashire, England
Matthew WILSON Son U Male 28 Pinxton, Derby, England On Furlough Sergeant 39th Foot Soldier
William WILSON Son U Male 20 Pinxton, Derby, England Coal Miner

1891 Census RG12 /2651 - folio 95 / page 29 / schedule 188
William Wilson, head, 29, Coal miner.
Ann Wilson, wife, 27, born Hawsworth, NTT (awsworth)
Edwin Wilson, son, 5, & Hariett Ann Wilson, daughter, 2

1901 Census:
Civil Parish: Pinxton Admin County: Derbys Peice:3136 Folio: 122 District: Mansfield
Full Name Gender Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
184 Wharf Road
William Wilson Male 40 1861 Coal Miner Hewer Derbys Pinxton
Annie Wilson Female 38 1863 Notts Awsworth
Edwin Wilson Male 15 1886 Chemist Assistant Derbys Pinxton
Harriet Wilson Female 12 1889 Derbys Pinxton
Sidney Wilson Male 8 1893 Derbys Pinxton
Denis Wilson Male 7M 1900 Derbys Pinxton

On his death certification, it states his age was 73, he lived at Pool close Pinxton. The informant was H. A. Snowden, His Daughter in attendance, she lived at 2, Town street Pinxton.
For some reason William was left out of his wife's will.
He is buried in an unmarked grave in Pinxton churchyard.
For some reason William's birth certificate states his name as John Derbyshire Wilson. Blackwell Reg no 7, 141.

Pinxton:
The first recorded history of Pinxton dates back to AD 1002 when it was given, together with the neighbouring village of South Normanton, by its owner Wulfric Spott to Burton Abbey. Following the Norman Conquest, it was held by Drago Fitz Ponce (Ponce's fun or Penkeston) under the Feudal Lord William Peverill (the illegitimate son of William the Conqueror).

Pinxton was built on coal; the well known Top Hard coal seam outcropping to the west of the village.

Pinxton can boast one of the most famous porcelain manufacturers in the country; Pinxton china, manufactured between 1795 - 1816 commands enormous prices in quality antique markets.

Another local feature is Pinxton Wharf. This was the terminus of the Cromford Canal which linked the collieries to the River Trent via. the Erewash Canal. The canal was built in the 1780's by William Jessop to carry coal and pottery but use declined with the coming of the railways. The wharf was landscaped and is now a wildlife sanctuary. The nearby Boat Inn was used as the ticket office for the Pinxton South railway station.

Brookhill Hall, the family home of the former Lords of the Manor, the Cokes, has its origins in Elizabethan times. Much of its former fine oak carved furnishings made specially for the Hall are some of the finest examples of its type in the country and are now housed in the British Museum.

In the late nineteenth century a resident of Pinxton, John King, invented and patented a detaching hook for mine cages which prevented "overwinds" and is credited with saving the lives of a great many miners. A small museum is established in the village dedicated to him and a memorial in the form of the colliery headstocks with a "detaching hook" situated at the crossroads as you enter the village from the motorway.
 
WILSON William Derbyshire (I0164)
 
187 [Hollingg.ged]

!Baptized by Elder J. William Jardive, Portland, Ore.
Confirmed Feb 4 1906 by Elder James C. Westergard.
Ordained Deacon Feb 12, 1911 by Elder James C. Westergard, Portland Ore.

Was a Mason. 
HOLLING Claudius Toone (I0756)
 
188 [Hollingg.ged]

!Marcus William Holling is buried in Portland Oregon at the Willamette National Cemetary.
Marcus was baptized by Elder L.P. Overson Jr.,Portland Ore. in the Willamette River. Confirmed by his father, Marcus W.F.Holling Ordained Deacon, 27 March 1903 by father.
Ordained Priest, 19 Oct 1913 by Elder H.P. Mathews. 
HOLLING Marcus William (I0818)
 
189 [Hollingg.ged]

(Taken from Funeral notes for Marcus William Frisby Holling)

MARCUS WILLIAM FRISBY HOLLING

Born: 8 April 1866, Great Salt Lake City, Territory of Utah Father: Marcus Holling, born Meldorf, Denmark
Mother: Emily Frisby
Died: 5 march 1949, 2:40 pm Multnomah Old Peoples Home, Gresham Oregon Age: 82 years, 10 months, and 27 days
Burial: Rose City Cemetery, Wednesday 9 March 1949 at 3:00 pm Family plot
( North end, Marcus William Holling, next to south, mother Sarah Emma
Toone Holling, next south, Emma Ximena Holling) Next grave to south,
Grave #1, East 1/2 lot #106 section "H" purchased March 10, 1949 for
burial of Claudius Toone Holling son who is now in bad physical
condition. A.J.Rose and Son morticians. Floyd Batman body preparation and ect.

Married: Sarah Emma Toone, in Logan Temple 22 October 1889 Children: Emma Ximena Holling (died spinster 1938)
Marcus William Holling born 1893
Elsie Lavaughn Holling born 1895
Claudius Toone Holling born 1897
Melvin G. Holling born 1904

Ordained Elder, 1 September 1889 by George Timpson. High Priest, 28 December
1942 by Lewis A. West

Funeral Service: Bishop Thomas Y. Emmet conducting, Jens C. Westergard invocation, Janice Hargraves and Norma Rust Soloist, Nelle Clark Organist, Patriarch William R. Sloan Speaker, President Jay W. Lundy Closing Prayer, Elder William Dyer Grave side dedication, Conrad Green, Jessie B. Purdy, Harry Phillips, J.C. Westergard, Jay W. Lundy, Lewis A. West Pall Bearers.

Death: Suffered a stroke paralyzing right side wednesday 23 February 1949. unable to recognize or speak. Thursday march 3 went into a deep coma and passed away Saturday 5 March 1949 at 2:40 pm.

Started School "Social Hall" run by Mary and Ida Cook. Went to work in a shoe factory. Worked as a cash boy in Z.C.M.I. Deseret News as press feeder and bindry. Utah Central Rail Road as painter apprentice. Job painting in Great Salt Lke City, fireman and pump engineer Ontario Mine Park City. Machinist apprentice D.R. and G.R.R. and cooperative Iron Works. Studied under Karl G. Measer at B.Y.U. and worked as machinist at Provo Foundry. Worked at Silver Brothers machinists at Salt Lake City. Linotype machinist at the Hearld and went to Linotype School at L8inotype Scool in New York City. Returned to Hearld to maintain 8 modle i Linotypes and general plant upkeep.

Came to the Oregonian newpaper in Portland Oregon 1900 for supt. C.A. Morden. Had a bad head injury in 1905 which troubled him for several years. Joined with al. Cochran in a mechanical and electrical contracting firm, later returning to the Oregonian. Mother died 9 May 1921 in Portland. Father and Ximena toured Utah following the death of mother and returned home sick and confined to bed several months during winter 1922. Went to Dr. Work for treatment and returned to the Oregonian Newspaper spring of 1924. 
HOLLING Marcus William FRISBY (I0819)
 
190 [Hollingg.ged]

Ancestral File cannot share event information because this person is "living".

From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996. 
BRADSHAW Maida Remington (I0827)
 
191 [Hollingg.ged]

Ancestral File cannot share event information because this person is "living".

From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996. 
HOLLING Melvin Golden (I0903)
 
192 [Hollingg.ged]

Annie's parents are Jacob Grover and Annie Elizabeth Smith.

From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996. 
GROVER Annie Inez (I0839)
 
193 [Hollingg.ged]

Baptized by Soloman Edwards in Croydon, Utah.
Confirmed Sept 29, 1876 by George Knight, Utah. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

A Brief Life History of the Life of Sarah Emma Toone Holling Portland Oregon 6 March 1939

Sarah Emma Toone was born in Salt Lake City, Utah July 9, 1866 the first child of 12 children born to William Henry Toone and Hannah Webb who was sealed under the everlasting covenant. The remaining eleven brothers and sisters was born in Croydon, Morgan County Utah where the family went to live near the father of William Henry Toone. They had been called there on a mission by the church for colonization in the Weber Valley. William Henry Toone and his wife Hannah Webb both trace their ancestors back to the early English history. Her early life was spent in the beautiful valley of Croyden north east of Morgan in view of the Devils slide and the Devils Mirror.

As she grew older she went to Great Salt Lake City for schooling and work where she met her husband Marcus William Frisby Holling the son of Marcus Holling who was a secretary to Brigham Young, before he was sent on a mission to Holland to become the mission president.

After courtship they was married in civil marriage at Morgan Utah October 22, 1889 and was married under the covenant in the Logan Temple October 24, 1889. They made their home in Salt Lake City where her husband was employed as a machinist.

The first four children was born in Salt Lake City during which time she was active in Sunday
School, Relief Society and Religion Class work, and opening her home at all times for the entertainment of young people.

During the winter of 1900-01 her husband accepted employment in Portland Oregon and she came to Oregon and visited for a couple of months giving approval to moving her family to the Pacific Coast. She then returned to Salt Lake City, closed the home and returned to Oregon with her four children and sister Nettie who remained with her for several months.

After establishing a home in Portland they became active in church work and took an active part in all activities under the then existing branch organization. Her husband was a leader in
the branch on her return, and she immediately took part as Sunday School Teacher, Young Peoples Director and visited the poor and the sick and ministered to the saints in distress.

On January 18, 1903 the first Latter Day Saints Relief Society was organized with Sarah Emma Holling sustained as set apart as the first president with Katrina Westergaard and Mary Simmons as counselors. The first meeting was held in the home of the president on the North West corner SW 2nd and Grant streets January 20, 1903. The following meetings was held at the same home until a later date when they visited the various homes of the sisters and held their meetings.

The following extract from a letter will express int eh presidents own words her love for the saints which was written to a sister who was in distress, living some distance from Portland. "The Elders also our branch president said it would be well for me to write you, and assure you if my writing will be of any benefit to you in any way, I will take great pleasure in doing so. I realize that we, as sisters in the gospel of truth and rightousness can do much for each other in extending our love for one another in times of trial, and it is our duty to lend a helping hand to our sisters at all times. We are strangers; still I feel to draw near unto you in my desire to help you in any way that I can, even to exhorting you on in the great work that we are engaged in, that will eventually save and exault each and all of us that walk in fear and meekness before him, putting all our trust and energy to that one great end. I feel to bear you my testimony to the devinity and the truthfullness of the gospel; for I feel as sure that God lives as I do that I have a body of flesh and blood. We have a Relief Society organization here in Portland and have some very nice meetings. There are about 9 or 10 enrolled and we sisters meet in humbleness and the Lord does answer our prayers and pours out his spirit upon us, insomuch that we have the spirit of testimony bearing in our midst."

Before the sewing meetings was started the sisters constructed a silk patch work quilt with the names of the sisters worked on the squares and presented it at a surprise party to President Holling when she broke down with tears of appreciation and was unable to speak. This proved to be a very happy birthday party. The spread passed on to the older daughter Ximena who acted as secretary who was very pleased to receive it, and which is now the prized possession of the younger daughter.

Sister Holling's notes are complete with small details of early history of the Relief Society and branch activities, such as assistance given, calls on the sick at homes and hospitals, choir practice, cottage meetings business transacted, names of early saints that helped make church history in the Oregon district, and personal information which expresses the spiritual devotion with love and service that carried the work along.

The first death noted in these personal notes was a sister Lucretia Smith who passed away 9 June 1905 at the age of 72 years and was entured by Finley's Mortuary on June 11th the missionaries presiding at the funeral. The endowment work for sister Smith was done by Sister Holling in the Salt Lake Temple when she went to Utah for the burial of one of her sisters.

Another extract from these notes are quote " On January 31st 1908 myself and counselors met over town and purchased furnishings for the missionaries quarters, such as sheets, pillow cases, curtains, and bedspreads to the amount of $14.42. Feb. 3, 1908 I went to the missionaries headquarters and spent the day sewing and cleaning for them.

"Called on Brother and Sister Pratt and son Heber who informed me that he had been called on a mission to Germany." 
TOONE Sarah Emma (I0820)
 
194 [Hollingg.ged]

Baptized by Thomas R. Condie at Croyden; ordained successively to the offices of Deacon, Teacher, and Elder, the latter ordination taking place Feb 2, 1903.
He filled a mission to the Northern States from 1903 - 1905, laboring in southern Illinois. After returning from his mission he moved from Croyden and resided temporarily in Salt Lake City but moved to Canada in 1908 and located in the Starline Ward, where he acted as the first ward superintendent of the sunday school from 1909 to 1912. He was ordained a High Priest Feb 14, 1912 and a Bishop Aug 18, 1912 by Apostle Orson F. Whitney. Under his able administration the Starline Ward prospered, and he became known as a successful presiding officer, laboring faithfully and true for his Church and his people until he was honorably released in 1929 and chosen as a member of the Lethbridge Stake High Council. He was raised and schooled in Croyden and later communities in which he has resided, and served as school trustee in the Starline district for many years. He is a farmer by occupation and is the owner of two sections of some of the best wheat land in the province of Alberta. -- LDS Biographical Encyclopedia Vol 4, p. 76.

From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996. 
TOONE George Ernest (I0847)
 
195 [Hollingg.ged]

Bishop of the Croydon Ward, Morgan Stake Utah from 1917 to 1926. He was baptized when eight years of age, ordained to the Priesthood, filled a mission to Great Britain in 1913-1916, and was ordained a High Priest and Bishop Sept 9, 1917 by David O. McKay. 
TOONE James Melvin (I0855)
 
196 [Hollingg.ged]

Buried in Coalville City Cemetery, Sixth Street in Heading North. Second street from North East Part of Cemetery along with her husband William Frisby. 
RUFF Elizabeth Rebecca (I0825)
 
197 [Hollingg.ged]

Death regester states he died at Brylis Building, Steward Street, Birmingham, England. Occupation listed as jobbing Laborer, cause of death listed as Bronchitis many years, wife Elizabeth was present at the death. 
RUFF James (I0759)
 
198 [Hollingg.ged]

Emigrated on the ship - Hudson 1864 with brother Joseph and sister Elizabeth. Joseph was part of the Warren S. Snow Oxteam which departed Nebraska 13 - 17 August 1864 and arrived in SLC 2 Nov 1864. Emily and Elizabeth were likely on this some company, no records of a roster exist however. Joseph being only 14 years old and traveling with Emily and Elizabeth up to this point has been varified. Elizabeth married in SLC in December 1864 in Salt Lake City which falls into line with the oxteam companies arrival.

History of ship - Hudson -

HUDSON
Ship: 1618 tons: 208' x 41' x 29'
Built: 1863 by J. A. and D. D. Westervelt at New York City, New York Captain Isaiah Pratt, a mariner who had as early as 1852 skippered the ship Margaret Evans in the Black X Line, was in command of the large packet ship Hudson on both of her voyages with Mormon emigrants. On 3 June 1864 the first passage began at London with 863 Saints from the British Isles, Switzerland, Germany, and Holland. Elder John M. Kay presided over the emigrant company. His counselors were George Halliday, John L. Smith, and Matthew McCune. Other returning missionaries were Elders Louis A Bertrand, Samuel Neslen, and Thomas O. King The crossing was unusually slow-forty-six days, but the "kindness of Capt. Pratt did much to alleviate the fatigue of the journey." Measles broke out among the children, and nine died and were buried at sea. Soon after landing, another child died at Castle Garden. One woman from Switzerland also died. There were three births. The vessel arrived at New York on 19 July. Three years later-1 June 1867-the Hudson sailed from London with twenty Saints aboard, arriving on 19 July after a forty-eight-day passage.
This full-rigged packet had three decks, a round stern and tuck, and a billethead. Captain Pratt was listed as owner in 1868. Her registration was surrendered 30 September 1878 because the vessel had been sunk sometime earlier.
Passenger List Sources:
LDS Passenger List (Family History Library) Film: #025,692

Death record from Utah shows date of birth as 21 June 1843 Birmingham, England.
Date of death 20 January 1924. Listed as Widow of Wm. Sanders her 2nd husband. Buried City Cemetary 24 Jan 1924.

OBITUARY: SERVICES for Mrs Emily Frisby Holling Saunders, who died Sunday at a local hospital, will be held at 1 o'clock this afternoon at the fourteenth ward chapel under direction of Bishop James M Gilem. Friends may view the body at the N. M. Taylor chapel from 11 to 12:30 o'clock. Mrs Saunders is survived by one son, Marcus W.F. Holling of Portland, Ore.; a brother Lorenzo Frisby, Spokane , Washington; two sisters, Mrs Esther F. Tuckett of Salt Lake and Mrs Ann Burton of Berkley, California, and six grandchildren.

OBITUARY: THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, Thursday, January 24, 1924 
FRISBY Emily (I0823)
 
199 [Hollingg.ged]

From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996.

From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996. 
JACKLIN Sarah Lucy (I0832)
 
200 [Hollingg.ged]

From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996. 
LAW Emily (I0781)
 

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