Before the Manifesto: The Life Writings of Mary Lois Walker Morris

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Biographical Register of Names

Adams, Samuel Lorenzo (1833–1910). Born in Tipton, England, to Eleanor Danks and John Adams, came to Utah in 1852. In 1864, he was called to St. George, where he worked as a silversmith, blacksmith, millwright, and mechanic. "HTW, 3:209–10; Ancestral File, Family History Library; hereinafter cited as AF"

Allen, Mary Jane (Jennie) Blood Watson (1860–1951). See Watson, Mary Jane Blood.

Anderson, Belle (1863–1960). Daughter of Isabella Evans and Dr. Washington F. Anderson, received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in the late 1880s. She married Robert Gemmel in 1888. "OPH, 6:389–90"

Anderson, Washington F. (1823–1903). A physician to Brigham Young, studied in the Eastern U.S. and came to Utah in 1857. He was the husband of Isabella Evans Anderson. "OPH, 6:389–90"

Andrus, Milo (1814–1893). Born in Wilmington, New York, to Azuba Smith and Ruluf Andrus, joined the LDS church in 1832 and was a policeman in Nauvoo. A member of the High Council in the St. George Stake from 1874 to 1881. In 1882, he was appointed chaplain of the council of the Utah Legislature and in 1884 ordained a Patriarch. "AJ, 3:585–87"

Armstrong, Joseph Hyrum (1846–1927). Born in St. Louis, Missouri, where Mary Lois may have known his parents, Mary Kirkbride and John Christopher Armstrong. He also lived in Cedar City, Utah, where Mary Lois lived during her first years in Utah. "AF"

Ashton, Brigham Willard (1858–1912). Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Jane Treharne and Edward Ashton, married Mary Alice Pettit in 1884. He worked as a school teacher and principal and was elected superintendent of schools for Salt Lake County. "EALF, 71–83; BRSL, 544–45"

Ashton, Edward (1821–1904). Born in Caersws, Llanwnog, Wales, to Elizabeth Savage and Richard Ashton, joined the Mormon church in 1849 and sailed to America in 1850. He married Jane Treharnein 1854. He was a shoemaker and a choir leader for twenty years in the Salt Lake Fifteenth Ward. His son, Edward Treharne Ashton, married Mary Lois's oldest daughter, Effie. "Frank Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 724, hereinafter cited as PPM; EALF, 3–25"

Ashton, Edward Morris (1879–1963). Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, was the oldest son of Effie Morris and Edward Treharne Ashton. He worked as a real estate agent and stockbroker, later helping to form the Ashton Jenkins Company, a large real estate firm. He was president of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Salt Lake City Planning

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