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Elizabeth Morris[1, 2, 3]

Female 1788 - 1856  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Morris  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Christened 13 Jul 1788  Holme Lacy, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Gender Female 
    AFN 2446-8X 
    Emigration 25 May 1856  Liverpool, Lancashire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    96th Company of Elder Edward Martin on the Horizon 
    Immigration 30 Jun 1856  Boston, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    96th Company of Elder Edward Martin on the Horizon 
    Died 6 Jul 1856  Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried near Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1216  default
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2009 

    Father William Morris,   c. 28 Dec 1749, Holme Lacy, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 19 Mar 1799  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Brace,   c. 14 Aug 1757, Canon Frome, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1849  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Married 14 Jul 1777  Holme Lacy, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richard Farmer,   b. Aug 1786, Preston Wynne, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1830, Preston Wynne, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1811  The Holy Undivided Trinity Church, Preston Wynne, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Christiana Farmer,   b. 25 Dec 1812, Ledbury, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1829, Marden, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     2. Eliza Farmer,   b. 18 Sep 1814, Ledbury, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 30 Dec 1829, The Holy Undivided Trinity Church Cemetery, Preston Wynne, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
    +3. James Morris Farmer,   b. 12 Nov 1816, Ledbury, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1895, Herriman, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Emma Farmer,   b. 11 Dec 1818, Ledbury, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1891, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Ann Farmer,   b. 15 Feb 1820, Winforton, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Richard Farmer, Jr.,   b. 27 Jun 1823, Broadmeadow, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1907, Dunlop, Harrison, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +7. Edward John Farmer,   b. 20 Feb 1825, Winforton, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1915, Emmett, Gem Co, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     8. Mary Ann Farmer,   b. 1827, Marden, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1827  (Age 0 years)
    +9. Mary Jane Farmer,   b. 11 Oct 1829, Preston Wynne, Herefordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1890, Herriman, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo of Elizabeth MORRIS Farmer
    Preston Wynne Church [1993]
    Preston Wynne Church [1993]
    Photo of the Preston Wynne Parish, 1993. This parish church dates to 1727 (except the steeple). Several Farmer families were married in this church. Taken by Jeanne Davis Cutler

    Documents
    Horizon Passenger List [25 May - 30 Jun 1856]
    Horizon Passenger List [25 May - 30 Jun 1856]
    Horizon Passenger List from the Mormon Immigration Index. List contains names of the Farmer family: Agnes Ann, Ann M., Elizabeth, Elizabeth F., Emma Jane, Harriet, James, Mary, Mary Ann, Richard, and Willard

    Histories
    Horizon Voyage Report [25 May - 30 Jun 1856]
    Horizon Voyage Report [25 May - 30 Jun 1856]
    Ship Voyage of the Horizon. This ship's voyage held many LDS passengers bound for "Zion," including several members of the Farmer family. This report is a small collection compiled from the Mormon Immigration Index and was transcribed by Chad G. Nichols
    Fellow Horizon Passenger Diary
    Fellow Horizon Passenger Diary
    Diary of Samuel Openshaw. The diary of a fellow voyager on the Horizon, during the Farmer Family's journey to "Zion."

  • Notes 
    • NAME: Myrtle Kump Nichols records indicate name as Elizabeth Brace Morris, born Aug 1792 in Preston, Herefordshire, England.

      DEATH & BURIAL: Family tradition indicates Elizabeth died either during or after the train ride from New York to Iowa. It is understood she died near Chicago, Illinois. It is unknown where she is buried

  • 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).

    2. [S786] To the Memory of Thomas Butterfield, Butterfield, Gladys E. H., (A brochure dedicated to the posterity of Thomas Butterfield in the hope they may be found as Faithful in the cause of truth as he was. Microfilm of manuscript (28 p., made in Herriman, Utah, 1945). Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1960. 1 microfilm reel : ports. ; 35 mm. (FHL 326796)) (Reliability: 3).
      Based on information provided in Pioneer Immigrants to Utah Territory (ancestry.com), this resources contains information regarding the the suffering of Elizabeth on the trek from England to Iowa. Additional research is necessary.

    3. [S787] Pioneer Immigrants to Utah Territory (Reliability: 3).
      Page: 000775
      Name: Elizabeth Morris Farmer
      Gender: female
      Birth Date: 03 Jul 1788
      Birth Place: Hume Jacy, Herefordshire, England
      Parent1: William Morris
      Parent2: Elizabeth Brace
      Spouse: Richard Farmer
      Marriage Place: England
      Departure Date: 26 May 1856
      Departure Place: Learbury, England on ship Horizon from Liverpool England
      Travel Company: Sons-Jons Edwin, Richard and James Daughter Mary three daughters in law. Children of sons---3 little motherless girls. Daughters of son James by his first wife.
      Trail: England Iowa
      Arrival Date: (Baptized L.D.S. Jul 1856)
      Death Date: (Died on route)Jul 1856
      Death Place: Iowa
      Burial Place: Chicago, Cook Ill.
      Sources: The farmer family comes to Utah from England, from excerpt taken from brochure "To the memory of Thomas Butterfield" by Cladys E.H. Butterfield Herriman, Utah 20 Jul 1945
      Comments: The above record tells of the suffering of Elizabeth Morris Farmer on the long boat trip to America. She lived to reach the promisor land, but not Utah.
      Sub Name: Farel Winward Rush
      Sub Date: 20 Feb 1991
      [research by Chad G. Nichols]

    4. [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).
      Horizon History - 000150
      Samuel Openshaw Diary - 000151
      Horizon Passenger List - 000152
      Photo - 002352

    5. [S415] Ancestral File (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998).

    6. [S738] Emigrating Journals of The Willie and Martin Handcart Companies and The Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Trains, Turner, Lynne Slater, (Taylorsville, Utah : Aug 1996, 254p (incl index)), P 88 (Reliability: 3).
      Sunday. Arrived in Chicago a little past 5 p.m. Took the company into the freight house at the station. (Elizabeth Barton, and Elizabeth Farmer, died). The night they were in Chicago, a fire occurred in that city, which some of the emigrants went to see and to help put out.
      Recordings of Jesse Haven Journal: see also Journal History, #120, May/Jun 1856, John Jacques Account, pp 2-5

    7. [S738] Emigrating Journals of The Willie and Martin Handcart Companies and The Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Trains, Turner, Lynne Slater, (Taylorsville, Utah : Aug 1996, 254p (incl index)), P 136 (Reliability: 3).
      Lists "Elizabeth Farmer," died 6 Jul 1856 in "Deaths Amoth the Edward Martin Handcart company," from Liverpool, England to Iowa City, Iowa

    8. [S738] Emigrating Journals of The Willie and Martin Handcart Companies and The Hunt and Hodgett Wagon Trains, Turner, Lynne Slater, (Taylorsville, Utah : Aug 1996, 254p (incl index)), P 147 (Reliability: 3).
      FARMER, Richard 33 (could have been on wagon train)
      Harriet 39 wife
      Elizabeth 67 (d. 6 July 1856, in Chicago - Andrew Jensen)
      (other Farmer's went with Hunt Wagon Train)

    9. [S385] Emigration Records, European Mission; 1849-1885, 1899-1923, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, European Mission, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1951), FHL 025691, P.170 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S283] Mormon Immigration Index , The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department., (Salt Lake City : Genealogical Society of Utah, 2000 [CD-ROM]) (Reliability: 3).
      [FHL 025691, p.170]
      96th Company of Elder Edward Martin on the Horizon departed Liverpool, England 25 May 1856, arrived Boston, Massachusetts 30 Jun 1856, departed Boston 2 Jul 1856 by Rail, arrived Iowa City 8 Jul 1856
      --Elizabeth Farmer (age 67)
      --James Morris Farmer (age 39)
      --Harriet Polly Farmer (age 39)
      --Richard Farmer (age 33)
      --Mary Jane Farmer (age 26)
      --Mary Ann Biddles Farmer (age 26)
      --Emma Jane Farmer (age 12)
      --Agnes Ann Farmer (age 11)
      --Ann M. Farmer (age 11)
      --Elizabeth Ann Farmer (age 7)
      --Willard Farmer (infant)
      [research by Chad G. Nichols]

    11. [S292] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Record, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Copyright 1980, 2002, 2006 Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.) (Reliability: 3).
      Elizabeth chr. 13 Jul 1788 Holme Lacy, Hereford
      dau of William Morris & Elizabeth
      IGI C145971, FHL 992208
      Research by Chad G. Nichols