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Helen Pierce

Female 1825 - 1894  (68 years)


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  • Name Helen Pierce  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Born 19 Dec 1825  Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 15 Jan 1826  St. Mary Church, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Gender Female 
    AFN 21K0-843 
    Residence 1841  Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Emigration 1850  Kanesville (now Council Bluffs), Pottawattamie Co, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure in the Edward Hunter Company 
    Residence 1850  Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Emigration 12-13 Oct 1850  Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrival in the Edward Hunter Company 
    Name Ellen 
    Ordinance 21 Oct 1856 
    Re-baptism 
    Residence 25 Sep 1860  Lake City, Utah Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2 Feb 1894  American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried American Fork City Cemetery, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2813  default
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2008 

    Father William Pierce,   c. 6 Feb 1797, St. Mary Church, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1844, St. Louis, Gravi River, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Mother Sarah Wayment,   c. 3 Aug 1800, Bassingbourn, Armingford Twp, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1871, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1824  Bassingbourn, Armingford Twp, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • CHILD: Ancestral File lists a son (1VJB-WTN) b. abt 1825 of Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, England
    Family ID F1324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward Conder,   b. 19 Nov 1826, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1885, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1846  St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. William Conder,   b. 7 Dec 1847, St. Louis, St. Louis Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1848, St. Louis, St. Louis Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. John Spencer Conder,   b. 7 Apr 1849, St. Louis, St. Louis Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1929, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +3. Elizabeth Ellen Conder,   b. 11 Nov 1850, Salem, Utah Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1919, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Edward Conder, Jr.,   b. 19 Feb 1853, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1867  (Age 14 years)
    +5. Mary Ann "Annie" Conder,   b. 1 May 1856, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1944, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +6. Emma Conder,   b. 28 Aug 1858, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1941, Ely, White Pine Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Rachel Conder,   b. 10 Feb 1860, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1931, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. Ruth Conder,   b. 10 Jun 1863, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1865  (Age 2 years)
    +9. Hermina Conder,   b. 5 Jul 1866, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1893, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     10. Deborah Conder,   b. 29 Mar 1870, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1871  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F1090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    St. Mary Church [21 Feb 2007]
    St. Mary Church [21 Feb 2007]
    Photo of St. Mary Church at Whaddon, Cambridgeshire. This church played an important role in the Conder, Pierce, and Wayment families. Photo by Alan Kent, courtesy of Geograph. Used by permission

    Documents
    1850 U.S. Census
    1850 U.S. Census
    Great Salt Lake, Utah: William Edward Conder family
    1860 U.S. Census
    1860 U.S. Census
    Lake City, Utah, Utah: "Edwd Conder" family
    1841 British Census
    1841 British Census
    1841 British Census - Mildreth End, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire - William Pearse Family

    Headstones
    Headstone
    Headstone
    Headstone of William Edward Conder III, Helen PIERCE Conder, Sarah SHELLEY Conder, & children Edward, Ruth, & Deborah
    Headstone [east inscription]
    Headstone [east inscription]
    Headstone [east inscription] of William Edward Conder III, Helen PIERCE Conder, Sarah SHELLEY Conder, & children Edward, Ruth, & Deborah; East side lists Sarah SHELLEY Conder
    Headstone [north inscription]
    Headstone [north inscription]
    Headstone [north inscription] of William Edward Conder III, Helen PIERCE Conder, Sarah SHELLEY Conder, & children Edward, Ruth, & Deborah; North side lists the children

    Histories
    History of Edward Conder & Helen Pierce
    History of Edward Conder & Helen Pierce
    History of Edward Conder & Helen Pierce. Transcription by Judy Hansen

  • Notes 
    • Ancestral File displays additional bapism date 14 Mar 1797 OGDEN, endowment date 8 May 1979 OGDEN. MIGRATION: Helen was a member of the Edward Hunter Company of 260 individuals and 67 wagons. The trek began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs). This company was organized at 12-mile creek near the Missouri River. It was the first Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company and arrived in the Salt Lake Valley 12th through 13th of October 1850.

  • 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).
      1841 British Census - 002945
      1850 U.S. Census - 001294
      1860 U.S. Census - 000308
      Grave Marker - 001593, 001594, 001595
      Biography - 003196

    2. [S57] 1841 England Census [database online], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1841. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1841. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The 1841 Census for England was taken on the night of 6 June 1841) (Reliability: 3).
      Mildreth End, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire - William Pearse Family: --William, age 40, Agricultural Laborer --Sarah, age 40
      --Hellen, age 15
      --Amy, age 13
      --Joseph, age 10
      --James, age 6
      --John, age 5
      --William, age 2

    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).
      261 individuals and 67 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs). This company was organized at 12-mile creek near the Missouri River. It was the first Perpetual Emigration Fund Company.
      Edward Hunter Company, departed Kanesville, Iowa, arrived Salt Lake Valley 12-13 Oct 1850: Edward (or Edwin) Conder (or Condie), age 26; Helen Pierce Conder (or Condie), age 24; Sources: Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec 1850, p. 8, lists surnames as "Condie"

    4. [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).
      Edward Hunter Company, the first Perpetual Emigrating Fund company departed their outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa with 261 individuals and 67 wagons, arrived Salt Lake Valley 12-13 Oct 1850; Lists Edwin Conder (age 26), Helen Pierce Conder (age 24)

    5. [S420] 1850 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 7th Census, 1850, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.) (Reliability: 3).
      Great Salt Lake, Utah; "Helen" age 25 and birthplace at "England"

    6. [S408] 1860 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 8th Census, 1860, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), P. 314 (Reliability: 3).
      Lake City, Utah, Utah: Lists "Edwd Conder," age 33, farmer, value of real estate $300, value of personal estate $650, birthplace England; "Ellen," age 34, birthplace England; "Sarah," age 21, birthplace England, attended school within the year; "Jno," age 12, birthplace England, attended school within the year; "Elizth," age 10, birthplace Utah Territory, attended school within the year; "Edwin," age 7, birthplace Utah Territory, attended school within the year; "Ann," age 4, birthplace Utah Territory; "Emma," age 2, birthplace Utah Territory; "Jane," age 4, birthplace Utah Territory; "Josh," age 3, birthplace Utah Territory; "Wm," age 11 mos, birthplace Utah Territory

    7. [S381] Grave Marker, I 802 (Reliability: 3).
      [south]
      EDWARD
      CONDER
      Died
      Sept. 20, 1887
      Aged 61 Yrs
      -----
      HELLEN E.
      Wife of
      E. CONDER
      Died
      Feb. 2, 1894
      Aged 69 Yrs
      -----
      [east]
      SARAH
      SHELLEY
      Wife of
      EDWARD
      CONDER
      Born in
      Shropshire Eng.
      July 14, 1840
      Died
      Apr. 14, 1917
      ---
      [north]
      EDWARD
      ...?...
      RUTH
      ...?...
      DEBORAH
      ...?...
      American Fork Cemetery: Photo & transcription by Chad G. Nichols

    8. [S439] Personal Research & Library, Martha Henriod, ([email] mihenriod # yahoo.com) (Reliability: 3).
      Lists name as Ellen Wayment PIERCE

    9. [S74] Personal Research & Library, Bev M. Matheson, Matheson, Beverly M., ([online] bevmatheson # comcast.net (change # for @)) (Reliability: 3).
      Lists birth 19 Dec 1826

    10. [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).
      Ellin chr. 15 Jan 1826 Whaddon dau of William Pierce & Sarah Wayment
      [IGI C073451, FHL 990297 Item 5]
      (Research by Chad G. Nichols)

    11. [S70] Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah: Comprising Photographs, Genealogies, Biographies, Esshom, Frank, 1844-, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Utah Pioneers Book, 1913, reprint 1966) (Reliability: 3).
      Lists marriage of Edward Conder & Helen or Hellen Pierce, 1846 at St. Louis, Missouri; Source: family group sheet-self