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George Holyoak, Sr.[1]

Male 1799 - 1881  (82 years)


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  • Name George Holyoak  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 17 Jan 1799  Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 16 Feb 1799  St. Martin Church, Birmingham, Warwickshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Gender Male 
    AFN 1B3L-6J 
    Census 1851  Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1851 British Census 
    Emigration 22 Feb 1854  Liverpool, Lancashire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    72nd Company of Elder Daniel T. Garn on the Windermere 
    Immigration 23 Apr 1854  New Orleans, Orleans Co, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    72nd Company of Elder Daniel T. Garn on the Windermere 
    Ordinance 29 May 1857 
    Re-baptism 
    Occupation 16 Jun 1870  Parowan, Iron Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gardener 
    Residence 8 Jun 1880  Parowan, Iron Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Oct 1881  Parowan, Iron Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Buried Parowan City Cemetery, Parowan, Iron Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1946  default
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2009 

    Father Isaac Holyoak,   c. 4 Mar 1763, St. Nicolas Church, Kings Norton, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1803, Kings Norton, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Mother Ann Bird,   c. 10 Jul 1765, Kidderminster, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1853, Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1785  St. Alphege Church, Solihull, Warwickshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Notes 
    Married:
    • 1964 Holyoak Reunion Report indicated Isaac Holyoak and Ann Bird were married 1 Dec 1785: Parish of Feckem, County and Diocese of Worcester, England. Also reveals the father of Ann Bird to be John Bird.
    Family ID F1085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Wactin,   b. Abt 1799-1803, of Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1819  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F1083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Green,   b. 2 Jul 1797, Kings Norton, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1854, Hamilton Co, Nebraska Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1825  St. Edburgha Church, Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19
    Children 
    +1. William Holyoak,   b. 12 Apr 1825, Birmingham, Warwickshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1914, Parowan, Iron Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Mary Holyoak,   b. 10 Mar 1827, Solihull, Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1854, Jackson Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    +3. George Holyoak, Jr.,   b. 1 Sep 1829, Solihull, Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1921, Parowan, Iron Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     4. Ann Holyoak,   b. 6 Jan 1832, Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1854, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     5. Eli Daniel Holyoak,   b. 1833, Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1838, Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    +6. Sarah Holyoak,   b. 4 Aug 1835, Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1916, Ogden, Weber Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +7. Henry Holyoak,   b. 5 Mar 1839, Moseley Wake Green, Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1926, Ogden, Weber Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +8. Hannah Holyoak,   b. 25 Mar 1841, Moseley Wake, Yardley, Worcestershire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1920, Panguitch, Garfield Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2007 
    Family ID F1073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Ann Brazier,   b. 19 Jan 1795, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1878, Parowan, Iron Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1860  Parowan, Iron Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20, 21, 22
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F1084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Pioneer Trail Photo [10 Aug 2002]
    Pioneer Trail Photo [10 Aug 2002]
    Photo taken 10 Aug 2002 entering Hamilton County from the north on county road 14 (just crossing Platte River). The Pioneer Trail traversed this county in several places, particularly the Nebraska City Cut Off Trail, which is believed to have been traveled on by the Holyoak Family; Chad Glen Nichols is pictured
    Nebraska City Cut Off Trail Photo [10 Aug 2002]
    Nebraska City Cut Off Trail Photo [10 Aug 2002]
    Photo taken 10 Aug 2002 of the "Big Blue River" just a couple miles north of the Nebraska City Cut Off Trail. Image is facing west. Sarah GREEN Holyoak Holyoak died "near the Big Blue River" in Hamilton County
    Nebraska City Cut Off Trail Marker [10 Aug 2002]
    Nebraska City Cut Off Trail Marker [10 Aug 2002]
    Image taken 10 Aug 2002 of Nebraska City Cut Off Trail marker. This marker is located on the trail in the center of Hamilton County, Nebraska. It is believed the Holyoak family utilized this trail during their trek west in 1854. Caption reads: "NEBRASKA CITY FT. KEARNEY/CUT OFF OF/THE OREGON TRAIL/1851 - 1873/Over this trail passed the great bulk of/freighting and passenger travel between/Mo. River and Rocky Mts. Deepwell Ranch/6-1/2 miles west and 1/2 mile south government/relays station. Watering place for man and beast/Millspaw Ranch 7-1/2 miles east and 3-1/2 miles north./----------/Donated by/John A. Logan Circle No. 41/of Ladies of G.A.R./and Citizens of Aurora"
    West Fork Big Blue River [10 Aug 2002]
    West Fork Big Blue River [10 Aug 2002]
    Image taken 10 Aug 2002 of the "West Fork Big Blue River" just a couple miles south of the Nebraska City Cut Off Trail. Image is facing east. Sarah GREEN Holyoak died "near the Big Blue River" in Hamilton County
    St. Edburgha Church
    St. Edburgha Church
    Photo of St. Edburgha Church at Yardley, Worcestershire. The church was an important location for the George Holyoak and Sarah GREEN family as they were married there. Also, Thomas Holyoak (son of Isaac Holyoak and Ann BIRD) was buried there. Photo by user Nala Rewop, courtesy of www.flickr.com
    St. Martin Church [20 Jun 2007]
    St. Martin Church [20 Jun 2007]
    Photo of St. Martin Church at Birmingham, England. Robert Owen was christened here in 1684. George Holyoak was christened here in 1799. Photo by Malcolm Morris, courtesy of Geograph. Used by permission

    Documents
    Baptism Record [16 Feb 1799]
    Baptism Record [16 Feb 1799]
    Baptism record of George Hollioake at St. Martins Church in Birmingham. Research and photo by Chad and Sietske Nichols
    1851 British Census
    1851 British Census
    1851 British Census: George Holyoak Sr Family at Moseley Wake Green; George Holyoak Sr, Sarah GREEN Holyoak, and children: Sarah, Henry, Hannah, & Nehemiah
    1870 U.S. Census
    1870 U.S. Census
    Parowan, Iron, Utah (620KB): "George Holyoak" family
    1880 U.S. Census
    1880 U.S. Census
    Parowan Precinct, Iron, Utah: George Holyoak, Sr.
    Windermere Passenger List [23 Apr 1854]
    Windermere Passenger List [23 Apr 1854]
    Passenger list of the Windermere, arriving New Orleans 23 Apr 1854 from Liberpool. Onboard was the "George Holyoke" (George, Sarah, Ann, Sarah, Henry, and Hannah) and "Jno Knowles" (John, Mary, Martha, and Jno Francis) families. Research by Chad G. Nichols
    Marriage Record [17 Jan 1825]
    Marriage Record [17 Jan 1825]
    Marriage record (bishop's transcript) of George Holyoake and Sarah GREEN at Yardley. Marriage by John Davies, curate. Research and scan by Chad & Sietske Nichols
    Deseret News: DIED [23 Nov 1881]
    Deseret News: DIED [23 Nov 1881]
    Deseret News (Salt Lake City), 23 Nov 1881: DIED. Included is the obituary of George Holyoak, Sr. Research by Chad G. Nichols

    Headstones
    Headstone
    Headstone
    Headstone of George Holyoak Sr. at Parowan City Cemetery

    Histories
    Biography
    Biography
    "Gleaning the Holyoak Field," a biography of George Holyoak, Sr. and Sarah GREEN by Minnie Carlisle
    Biography
    Biography
    "Short Four Generation History of the Holyoaks," a short biography of George Sr., George Jr., George James, and James Moroni by Joseph Holyoak.
    Brief History
    Brief History
    "A Short Sketch of the Life of George Holyoak, Sr," by Thomas Knott Holyoak. Written for the Holyoak Family Reunion at Moab, Utah, 16 Aug 1958.
    Brief History of George Holyoak
    Brief History of George Holyoak
    "Brief History of George Holyoak," a history written in the book Conquerors of the West

  • Notes 
    • NAME: Original Ancestral File listed surname as "Holyoak (Hollioke)." Rebaptized 29 May 1857. Family Data Collection records indicate name as "George Eli Holyoak."

      BAPTISM: IGI shows alternative baptism 24 Jan 1841

      1841 CENSUS: Searched every page of Dist 13, Yardley, Worcestershire for the George Holyoak family to no avail. There are several other districts that still need perusal

    Census:
    • Occupation: Agricultural Labourer

  • 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).
      Baptism Record - 002361
      1851 British Census - 002473
      Windermere Passenger List - 003419
      Nebraska City Cut Off Trail Marker - 000649
      Nebraska City Cut Off Trail Images - 000647, 000648, 000650
      1870 U.S. Census - 000334
      1880 U.S. Census - 000202
      Photos 000647, 000648, 000649
      Obituary - 004982
      Grave Marker - 000258
      Histories - 000188, 000190, 000325

    2. [S177] 1851 England Census [database online], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1851. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The 1851 Census for England was taken on the night of 30 March 1851) (Reliability: 3).
      Moseley Wake Green, Yardley, Worcestershire, England:
      --George Holyoak, age 52, Ag Lab, birthplace Yardley Wocestershire
      --Sarah, age 53, Seamstress, birthplace Yardley Worcestershire
      --Sarah, age 14, House Servant, birthplace Yardley Worcestershire
      --Henry, age 12, Hostler, birthplace Yardley Worcestershire
      --Hannah, age 10, Scholar, birthplace Yardley Worcestershire
      --Nehemiah, age 3, birthplace Yardley Worcestershire
      (Research by Chad G. Nichols)

    3. [S241] Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Index, 1847-1868 , The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Salt Lake City, UT : 2004-2007 [online] http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library This index is the most complete listing of individuals and companies in which Mormon pioneer emigrants traveled west to Utah from 1847 through 1868. It is an incomplete listing, as rosters have not been found for all companies. It also identifies sources to learn more about the experiences of each company.) (Reliability: 3).
      Darwin Richardson Company departed Westport, Missouri 17 Jun 1854 with about 300 individuals & 40 wagons, arrived Salt Lake Valley 30 Sep 1854. Listed in the company are George Holyoak (age 55), Ann Holyoak (age 22), Sarah Holyoak (age 18), Henry Holyoak (age 15), Hannah Holyoak (age 13), & Nehemiah Holyoak (age 5)

    4. [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).
      72nd Company of Elder Daniel T. Garn on the Windermere departed Liverpool 22 Feb 1854, arrived New Orleans 23 Apr 1854, departed New Orleans by steamboat 27 Apr 1854, arrived St. Louis by May; Lists George Holyoak (age 55), Sarah Holyoak (age 56), Mary Holyoak Knowles (age 27), Sarah Holyoak (age 18), Henry Holyoak (age 15), Hannah Holyoak (age 13), & Nehemiah Holyoak (age 6)

    5. [S229] 1870 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 9th Census, 1870, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), P. 17 (Reliability: 3).
      District 7, Parowan, Iron, Utah:
      --"George Holyoak," age 71, Gardener, value of real estate $400, value of personal estate $300, birthplace England, foreign parentage, unable to write, male citizen of the U.S.
      --"Anna," age 76, Keeps House, birthplace England, foreign parentage, unable to write
      (Research by Chad G. Nichols)

    6. [S117] 1880 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 10th Census, 1880, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), P 11 (Reliability: 3).
      Parowan Precinct, Iron, Utah: Supervisor's Dist 136; Enumeration Dist 21
      --George Holyoak Sr, age 81, unemployed, birthplace England, parentage England
      --Mary Ann Paramore, age 47, housekeeper
      (Research by Chad G. Nichols)

    7. [S70] Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah: Comprising Photographs, Genealogies, Biographies, Esshom, Frank, 1844-, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Utah Pioneers Book, 1913, reprint 1966), P.941 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S425] Holyoaks, From Kings Norton to the Everlasting Hills, History of George & Sarah Holyoak and their Descendants, Carlile, Minnie LeFevre, 1914-1999 (Holyoak Family Organization), (Provo, Utah : Community West Press, 1998), P 7, #1 (Reliability: 3).
      George Holyoak, Jr., son of George Holyoak and Sarah Green, was born at Solihul , Warwickshire, England, on 1 September 1829.
      His chances for an education during boyhood days were very limited but he did learn to tan leather and make boots and shoes. He heard the gospel as taught by the Elders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, accepted it and was baptized and confirmed at Warwickshire on 28 August 1843 (28 May in Seventies record).
      George Jr. set sail for the United States on a Sunday, 2 February 1851, on the ship "Ellen Marie" in the company of 378 Saints.
      The Company arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 6, 1851. George Jr. remained in New Orleans a short time then took a steamer up the Mississippi River to St. Louis, Missouri, arriving there April 16,1851.
      Here he stayed for three months with his brother, William, and sister-in-law, Sarah. Ten weeks of the time spent in St. Louis, he was very sick with a bad form of chills and fever known as ague. While George was still sick, William and Sarah went to town for supplies early in the morning so they would be back home before George's chills came on. They had no sooner left than the chills came so hard that he thought it would kill him. Suddenly a stranger came into the room and up to the bed. He seemed to know George and called him by name, asking What he Was taking for the chills. He told the stranger a certain amount of quinine.
      The man told George that if he would double the amount of quinine, it would cure him, that the dose he was now taking only warded off the chills for a few hours. The stranger then fixed George a double dose of the quinine which he took. The fever left him and he never had another chill. George always seemed to think this stranger was one of the three Nephites.
      From St. Louis, he moved to St. Joseph, Missouri. Here he met Eliza Moore and they married May 29, 1853. On 26 March 1854 William Henry, their oldest son, was born. William Henry, who later married Chloe Rogers, was an actor and performed in the Salt Lake show house. He had a good memory and learned parts well.
      Leaving St. Joseph, Missouri, June 1854 in the Captain Camp Company, George Jr, Eliza and William Henry crossed the plains. George drove a team of two yoke of oxen to pay their fare.
      They arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah 21 September 1854, after a long and difficult journey. They stayed a short time, then were called to settle in Parowan, arriving 26 October 1854. There George built an adobe house for his little family.
      In 1866 George volunteered to go back to Omaha, Nebraska, to help bring a group of Saints across the Plains. His wife insisted that he bring home a second wife. He told her that he was very happy as he was.
      Later she insisted again that he bring home a second wife. Again he said, "No. I'm very happy with only you." As he climbed aboard the wagon to begin his trek, she came to him and said, "if you don't bring back a second wife, you might as well not come home."
      With the group of Saints was a Miss Elizabeth Ann Fergusen, traveling with her aunt and uncle on their way from England to Salt Lake City. She was already betrothed to a childhood sweetheart, but when she saw George Holyoak for the first time, she knew he was the right one for her and she loved him almost immediately. George courted Elizabeth Ann and finally persuaded her to marry him. They were married in the Salt Lake Endowment House October 9, 1866, and left for Parowan.
      Transcription by Chemain Evans

    9. [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/), 10-13-04 (Reliability: 3).
      Parowan City Cemetery: George Holyoak d. 27 Oct 1881; Isaac Holyoak & Sarah Green (parents)

    10. [S216] Patriarchal Blessing (Reliability: 3).
      Brother George, In the name of Jesus of Nazareth and by virtue of the Holy Priesthood in me invested, I place my hands upon thy head to seal upon thee a patriarchal or Fathers blessing, which I place upon Thee, and there shall be realized the fulfillment thereof. Thou hast left thy native land, thy kindred and thy friends, made sacrifice for the Gospel sake, which shaff return unto thee many fold. Thou art in the days of thy youth, Thou must hearken unto the counsels of those whom thy Heavenly Father hath placed over thee in the priesthood, observing the laws, statutes, and judgements of the Lord, thy God. In as much as thou wilt do this, thy life shall be precious in the sight of thy Heavenly Father. Thy days shall be many upon the Earth, thy guardian angel will be around thee, he will not leave, not forsake thee, in his hand thou wilt be born up and delivered from the temptations of the evil one and from all thy enemies. And thou will yet be called to go in connection with many of thy brethren to avenge the blood of innocence of those who dwell upon the Earth. The angel of vengeance will be with thee, and thy enemies shall not be able to withstand Thee. Thou shalt behold the overthrow of many people and the downfall of many cities. Thou shall also preach the Gospel to nations which are afar off. Neither bars nor gates nor prison door shall be able to hold thee. No miracle shall be too hard for thee to perform, whether by land or sea, that thou mayest be able to accomplish thy mission, for both Gentile and Jew shall hear thy voice and many of the scattered remnants of Israel shall be gathered by thee into the new and everlasting covenant. Thou shalt return to Zion bearing thy sheaves with thee.
      Thou art of the seed of Abraham of the loins of Joseph of the blood of Ephraim, a legal heir to the Holy Priesthood, which thou shalt receive in due time, that thou mayest be able to stand in thy proper lot and station in the redemption of thy progenitors, many of whom shall be made known unto thee by Holy angels, who shall come unto thee as strangers revealing the genealogy of thy fathers.
      Thou shalt become a father in Israel, thy posterity shall multiply and become numerous upon the earth. I seal upon thy head the blessings of thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Good order shall rest in thy habitation. Thou shalt receive of the fruits of the earth and of the dews of Heaven and all things needful to render life happy and agreeable.
      Thou shalt behold the winding up scene, the coming of the Redeemer, the reign of peace upon the earth, become a man of judgement and decision, receive many blessings and privileges in the temple in Zion. Be anointed a King and Priest unto the most high God. Receive thy crown, dominion, power, and eternal increase. Be numbered with the 144,000, receive thy inheritance with the faithful sons of Ephraim in Zion.
      Be thou therefore faithful, yield to no temptation, and these blessings shall be sure unto thee. I seal these upon thy head in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, Even so, Amen.
      Patriarchal Blessing by Elisha H. Grooves, Patriarch 3 Nov 1856 at Parowan, Utah; Transcription by Chemain Evans

    11. [S59] Family Data Collection, Edmund West, ([database online] Provo, UT : Ancestry.com, 2001) (Reliability: 3).
      George Holyoak, son of Isaac Holyoak & Ann Bird, b. 17 Jan 1799 at Yardley, Worcestershire, England; d. 27 Oct 1881 at Parowan, Iron Co, Utah

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

    13. [S239] Parish Registers, St. Martin's Church, Birmingham, 1555-1915, Church of England. St. Martin's Church (Birmingham, Warwickshire), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975 [on 36 microfilm reels: 919764 Items 3-4, 919765-91, 1545588 Item 2, 1545588 Item 3, 1545589-90, 1545591 Items 1-5, 918911-13, 918914 Item 1]) (Reliability: 3).
      [Baptisms, February 1799]
      16 George Son of Isaac & Ann Hollioake
      (Research by Chad and Sietske Nichols, FHL BRITISH 919767)

    14. [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).
      George chr. 16 Feb 1799 Saint Martin, Birmingham, Warwick son of Isaac Hollioake & Ann (IGI C010728, FHL 919767)

    15. [S423] Obituary (Reliability: 3).
      DIED
      At Parowan, Iron County, Utah, Oct. 27, 1881, of old age, GEORGE HOLYOAK, Sen., aged 82 years, 9 months and 27 days.
      The deceased embraced the Gospel at Birmingham, England, in June 1843, emigrated to Utah in 1854, and located in Salt Lake City and from there was called to strengthen Parowan in the same year. The deceased always kept an open house for the Elders who were called to England in the early times, by whom he will be remembered with gratitude.
      The deceased leaves a very numerous family of children and grandchildren and friends to mourn his loss.--Com.
      Millennial Star, please copy.
      [Published in the Deseret News (Salt Lake City), 23 Nov 1881. Research by Chad G. Nichols]

    16. [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).
      Isaac Holyoak md Ann Bird 1 Dec 1785 Solihull
      [IGI M010751, FHL 234505]
      (Research by Chad G. Nichols)

    17. [S425] Holyoaks, From Kings Norton to the Everlasting Hills, History of George & Sarah Holyoak and their Descendants, Carlile, Minnie LeFevre, 1914-1999 (Holyoak Family Organization), (Provo, Utah : Community West Press, 1998), PG 2 (Reliability: 3).
      Lists that the marriage of Isaac Holyoak and Ann Bird is listed on pg 59 of the Solihull Parishg Register of the year 1875-1786, married by Richard William Yates, curate, in the presences of John Fisher and John Bird. Marriage 1 Dec 1785 at Solihull

    18. [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).
      Marriage Record - 004152

    19. [S527] Bishop's Transcripts, 1608-1876, Church of England. Parish Church of Yardley, Chapelry of Marston, Chapelry of Yardley-Wood, & Chapelry of Hall-Green, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1960-1963 [13 microfilm copies of original records in the Worcester Record Office: 246688 Item 1, 350577 Item 1, 350502 Item 2, 367786 Item 1, 367827 Item 3, 367830 Item 1]) (Reliability: 3).
      George Holyoake of the Parish of Yardley and Sarah Green of the Parish of Yardley were married in this church by Banns with Consent of ___ this seventeenth Day of January in the Year one Thousand either Hundred and Twenty Five By me John Davies Curate of Yardley. This Marriage was solemnized between us The Mark [X] of George Holyoake. The Mark [X] of Sarah Green. In the Presence of The Mark [X] of John Simms. The Mark [X] of Anne Simms.
      No. 215
      (Research and transcription by Chad G. Nichols, from Bishop's Transcripts FHL BRITISH 350577 Item 1)

    20. [S193] International Genealogical Index (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, 2006) (Reliability: 3).
      Record submitted after 1991 by a member of the LDS Church. No additional information is available. Ancestral File may list the same family and the submitter.

    21. [S184] Western States Marriage Record Index, BYU-Idaho Family History Center, 240A McKay Library, 525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460-0405, (Rexburg, ID : BYU-Idaho Archives [2004--], available online at abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/sea), VOL 4, PG 39 (Reliability: 3).
      ID 270537, George Holyoak, Sen. married Mrs. Ann Gunn 29 Nov 1860 at Parowan, recorded at Iron County, Utah -- Source: UGA, "Deseret News" Marriage by Lundberg and Hansen

    22. [S426] Rootsweb.com, ([online] www.rootsweb.com) (Reliability: 3).
      Abstract, published in the Deseret News (Salt Lake City, Utah) 19 Dec 1860, http://www.rootsweb.com/~utsaltla/obit_DeseretNews_1860s.html: Married, Parowan, 29 Nov 1860, George HOLYOAK Sr and Mrs. Ann GUNN