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Male 1855 - 1900  (45 years)


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  • Name William Pugh  [5
    Born 15 Apr 1855  Aberdare, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Christened 12 May 1855  Aberdare, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 28L8-RJ 
    Census 1861  Llanwonno, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1861 Wales Census 
    Census 1871  Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1871 Wales Census 
    Census 1881  Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1881 Wales Census 
    Died 1 May 1900  Winter Quarters, Carbon Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cause: Killed in the Winter Quarters Mine Explosion 
    Buried 3 May 1900  Scofield Cemetery, Scofield, Carbon Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I10022  default
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2012 

    Father David Pugh,   b. 31 Dec 1828, Millstreet, Aberdare, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1871, Pentre Ystrud, Ystradyfodwg Parish, Middle Hamlet, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Sarah Rees,   b. 4 Sep 1832, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1886, Ton-Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1852  Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Aubrey,   b. 28 May 1857, Pontlotyn, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1929, Evanston, Uinta Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1878  Ystradyfodwg Parish, Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Pugh,   b. 10 May 1878, Tylacoch, Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1904, Scofield, Carbon Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    +2. David Pugh,   b. 21 Jul 1880, Treorchy, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1934, Rock Springs, Sweetwater Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +3. Mary Ann Pugh,   b. 5 Oct 1882, Treorchy, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1956, Ogden, Weber Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Thomas A. Pugh,   b. 7 Nov 1884, Gelly Rd, Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan Co, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1934, Springfield, Lane Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +5. Tybithia Pugh,   b. 10 Jun 1888, Scofield, Carbon Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1962, Helper, Carbon Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Margaret Pugh,   b. 27 Mar 1891, Castle Gate, Emery Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1891  (Age 0 years)
    +7. Elizabeth "Eliza" Pugh,   b. 5 Dec 1892, Scofield, Carbon Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1972, Denver, Denver Co, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. Alice Pugh,   b. 3 Mar 1894, Scofield, Carbon Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1951  (Age 56 years)
    +9. Vivian Pugh,   b. 7 Oct 1897, Scofield, Carbon Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1971  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo of William Pugh. Scan provided by Lois W. McMahon. It is unknown who has the original photo
    Scofield, Utah [circa 1900]
    Scofield, Utah [circa 1900]
    Photo of Scofield, Carbon Co, Utah circa 1900, about the time of the Scofield Mine Disaster. The Pugh and Wilson families resided near this town at that time. Photo by George Edward Anderson (1860-1928). Original in possession and courtesy of BYU's George Edward Anderson Collection. Used by permission. Courtesy, L.Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602
    Wasatch Store at Winter Quarters [May 1900]
    Wasatch Store at Winter Quarters [May 1900]
    Photo of caskets in front of Wasatch Store at Winter Quarters, Utah after the Scofield Mine Disaster. Photo by George Edward Anderson (1860-1928). Original in possession and courtesy of BYU's George Edward Anderson Collection. Used by permission. Courtesy, L.Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602
    Winter Quarters [circa 1900]
    Winter Quarters [circa 1900]
    Photo of Winter Quarters, circa 1900. The Miller, Pugh, and Wilson resided in this town at the time of the Scofield Mine Disaster in May 1900. Photo by George Edward Anderson (1860-1928). Original in possession and courtesy of BYU's George Edward Anderson Collection. Used by permission. Courtesy, L.Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602
    Wasatch Store Ruins [1981]
    Wasatch Store Ruins [1981]
    Photo of the ruins of the Wasatch Store at Winterquarters, Utah, photographed in 1981. The Wilson and Pugh families resided here at the time of the Scofield Mine Disaster in 1900. Scanned by Lois W. McMahon
    Wasatch Store [1900]
    Wasatch Store [1900]
    Photo of the Wasatch Store at Winterquarters, Utah, photographed in 1900. The Wilson and Pugh families resided here at the time of the Scofield Mine Disaster in 1900. Scanned by Lois W. McMahon

    Documents
    Christening Entry [12 May 1855]
    Christening Entry [12 May 1855]
    Birth entry of William Pugh (in reality it is his christening date). Research and scan provided by Lois McMahan
    1861 Wales Census
    1861 Wales Census
    1861 Wales Census at Llanwonno, Glamorgan of the David Pugh household. Research by Chad G. Nichols
    1871 Wales Census [2 Apr 1871, p 1]
    1871 Wales Census [2 Apr 1871, p 1]
    1871 Wales Census [p 1] at Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan of the David Pugh household. Research by Chad G. Nichols
    1871 Wales Census [2 Apr 1871, p 2]
    1871 Wales Census [2 Apr 1871, p 2]
    1871 Wales Census [p 2] at Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan of the David Pugh household. Research by Chad G. Nichols
    George Wilson 'Little Black Book'
    George Wilson "Little Black Book"
    Although not really a Bible, the "George Wilson Bible" is a little black book that records important family history events. These two pages read:

    "Geo Wilson the son of John D. Wilson was born Dec 2th 1874. Sarah Pugh the daughter of William Pugh and the wife of George Wilson was born May the 10th 1878. Annie Wilson the daughter of George and Sarah Wilson was born Dec. 10th 1895. William John Wilson the son of Geo and Sarah Wilson was born March the 28, 1898. Joseph Wilson the son of Geo and Sarah Wilson was born March 11th 1900 And died April 17th at 15 minutes after 8 oclock at night. Geo Wilson Departed this life May the 1st 1900 at the age of 26. William Pugh Departed this life May the 1, 1900 the age of 44. Behold me all ye that pass by As you are now so once was I As I am now so you must be Prepared for Death and follow me. Sarah Wilson. My Husbands Verse. Yes Gone but not forgotten. Father Verse. His words were kindness. His deeds were (?). His Spirit humble. His rest above."

    The book is in the possession of Lois W. McMahan. Scan by Lois W. McMahan
    Illustration
    Illustration
    Illustration taken from studio portrait of William Pugh by George Edward Anderson (1860-1928). Original in possession and courtesy of BYU's George Edward Anderson Collection. Used by permission. Courtesy, L.Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602
    Scotfield's Terrible Calamity [11 May 1900]
    Scotfield's Terrible Calamity [11 May 1900]
    "Scofield's Terrible Calamity," an article published in the Davis County Clipper 11 May 1900, vol X, num 9, p 2. This article lists the death of two Miller boys, William Pugh, and George Wilson. Research by Chad G. Nichols
    Horrible Mine Explosion [3 May 1900]
    Horrible Mine Explosion [3 May 1900]
    "Horrible Mine Explosion," an article published in the Eastern Utah Advocate [Price, Utah] 3 May 1900, vol VI, num 15, p 3. Research by Chad G. Nichols
    1871 Wales Census [p 1]
    1871 Wales Census [p 1]
    1871 Wales Census [p 1] of the David Pugh household at Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan Co, Wales. Research by Chad G. Nichols
    1871 Wales Census [p 2]
    1871 Wales Census [p 2]
    1871 Wales Census [p 2] of the David Pugh household at Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan Co, Wales. Research by Chad G. Nichols
    1881 Wales Census
    1881 Wales Census
    1881 Wales Census of the William Pugh household at Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan Co, Wales. Research by Chad G. Nichols

    Headstones
    Headstone
    Headstone
    Headstone of William Pugh at Scofield Cemetery. Photo by user billcarr at www.findagrave.com

    Histories
    History of Winter Quarters, Utah
    History of Winter Quarters, Utah
    "History of Winter Quarters, Utah," by Eugene H. Halverson and placed online, courtesy of www.onlineutah.com
    Winter Quarters Mine Explosion
    Winter Quarters Mine Explosion
    "Winter Quarters Mine Explosion," a history written and published in the Sun Advocate [Price, Utah]
    Winter Quarters - A Lost Treasure [19 May 1998]
    Winter Quarters - A Lost Treasure [19 May 1998]
    "Winter Quarters - A Lost Treasure," a history written by Keri Karpowitz and provided online at Utah's GenWeb project
    1900 Winter Quarters No. 4 Mine Disaster
    1900 Winter Quarters No. 4 Mine Disaster
    "1900 Winter Quarters No. 4 Mine Disaster," an article written by the U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety & Health Administration and published online at www.msha.gov/disaster/scofield/scofield1.asp. Single document compiled by Chad G. Nichols

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      Birth Entry - 004139
      1861 Wales Census - 004283
      1871 Wales Census - 005013, 005014
      1881 Wales Census - 005015
      Photo - 003848
      Illustration - 004301
      Family Bible Death Entry - 004299
      Grave Marker - 004332
      Wasatch Store (Winterquarters) - 005496, 005497

    2. [S563] 1861 Wales Census [database online], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1861. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1861. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The 1861 Census for Wales was taken on the night of 7 April 1861) (Reliability: 3).
      District 16, Llanwonno, Glamorgan Co, Wales - David Pugh Household:
      --David Pugh, Head, Mar, 32, Coalminer, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      --Sarah ", Wife, Mar, 28, b. Merthyr, Glamorgan
      --Mary Ann ", Daur, Un, 7, Scholar, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      --William ", Son, Un, 5, Scholar, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      --Margaret ", Daur, Un, 3, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      --John ", Son, Un, 1, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      (Research by Chad G. Nichols)

    3. [S564] 1871 Wales Census [database online], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The 1871 census for Wales was taken on the night of 2 April 1871) (Reliability: 3).
      2 Apr 1871 - Lynybedw [Street], Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan, Wales - David Pugh Household:
      --David Pugh, Head, Mar, 43, Coal Miner, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      --Sarah ", Wife, Mar, 40, b. Merthyr, Glamorgan
      --William ", Son, Unmar, 16, Coal Miner, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      --John ", Son, Unmar, 12, Coal Miner, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      --Thomas Pugh, Son, Unmar, 7, Scholar, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      --Margaret ", Daur, Unmar, 14, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      --Allice ", Daur, 9, Scholar, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      --Sarah ", Daur, 2, b. Aberdare, Glamorgan
      (Research by Chad G. Nichols, Note by Lois W. McMahan: Pentre Ystrud is in the parish of Ystradyfodwg in Middle Hamlet)

    4. [S773] 1881 Wales Census [database online], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1881. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1881.) (Reliability: 3).
      7 Bethesda Street, Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan, Wales:
      --William Pugh, Head, Mar, 26, Horse driver, b. Aberdare
      --Margaret do, Wife, ", 23, Wife, b. Pontlotyn
      --Sarah do, daughter, 3, b. Tylacoch
      --David do, Son, 9 months, b. Treorchy
      --also in the household is another family, an unknown relation
      [Research by Chad G. Nichols]

    5. [S130] Personal Research & Library, Marian Haskett [deceased], Haskett, Marian W., (Marian's records are in the possession of Lois W. McMahan, and Lois has transcribed most of the records) (Reliability: 3).
      15 Apr b date from fam Bible
      d from Scofield Mining Disaster by Dilley
      b from Scofield, Ut cem rec
      also from old handwritten sheet of fam rec in poss of Lorraine Wilson Ellis of Pocatello ID
      Sarah's handwritten Bible rec says he d @ age 44 in 1900
      certified b cert. #3818A Reg Dist Merthyr Tydfil, Aberdare, Glamorgan, 1855 12 May; Rachel St.,
      Aberdare. He son of David Pugh (coal miner) & Sarah (formerly Rees); registered
      21 Jun 1855.
      Vol 11A p 364 Gen Reg of Wales - Chr rec
      GSF #849479 1871 cen Parish Ystradyfodwg, Hamlet Middle #92 in home of David Pugh
      William, son, age 16, coalminer
      1881 British cen Dwelling 7 Bethesda Road; Census Place Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan, Wales;
      Family History Library Film 1342276, Public Rec Office Ref RG11 Piece / Folio 5302 / 125
      Page 14; Birth Year <1855>, Birthplace Aberdare, Age 26, Occupation Horse Driver Coal Pit
      Married, Head of Household William PUGH, Relation Head

      Scofield Mining Disaster by Dilley
      Sealing Film #458848 SLC Special Coll.
      Scofield Ut cem rec

      NOTE: Many of b dates for ch of this fam are 1 yr off a fam grp sh of Marian's Which Correct???

      Marian's rec
      Mrs. Mary Davies, 13 Illtyd St., Treorchy, Rhondda, Glam. So. Wales, U.K.

    6. [S61] Birth Certificate or Record (Reliability: 3).
      William Pugh
      b. 12 May 1855 Rachel Street, Aberdare
      son of David Pugh and Sarah Rees

    7. [S570] Family Bible, George Wilson, Wilson, Sarah Pugh, (The George Wilson Family Bible is in fact not a Bible. It is a little black book that include a two-page description, handwritten by Sarah PUGH Wilson, including family birth and death dates.) (Reliability: 3).
      "William Pugh Departed this life May the 1, 1900 the age of 44"
      (Transcription by Chad G. Nichols)

    8. [S153] Utah Cemeteries and Burials Database, Utah Department of Community and Economic Development, (Salt Lake City, UT : [2003--, online] http://history.utah.gov/utah_history_research_center/cemetery_burials/) (Reliability: 3).
      William Puch
      b. 15 Apr 1855 Wales
      d. 1 May 1900 Winterquarters, Utah
      bur. Scofield Cemetery
      David & Sarah Pugh (parents)
      (research by Chad G. Nichols)

    9. [S418] Personal Research & Library, Lois W. McMahan, McMahan, Lois W., ([email] lmcmahan9896 # msn.com, Lois inherited the database and records of H. Marian Haskett) (Reliability: 3).
      certified copy of marriage #52,dtd 5 Apr 1852, age 20, md Parish Ch aft Banns
      Wit: W. Rowland and John Rees
      F-522530 Gen Index of Marr 2nd quarter K-R
      Marian rec of 1989 says marr Jun 1852

      rec of Richard Bryant Rees, 51202 Rusty Lane, Oakhurst, CA 93644

    10. [S130] Personal Research & Library, Marian Haskett [deceased], Haskett, Marian W., (Marian's records are in the possession of Lois W. McMahan, and Lois has transcribed most of the records) (Reliability: 3).
      Marian's rec
      Mrs. Mary Davies, 13 Illtyd St., Treorchy, Rhondda, Glam. So. Wales, U.K.