Married Susannah Goudin March 16, 1857, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Bartholomew Goudin and Martha Cardon of Prarustin, Italy). She was born July 30, 1833. Their children: Phillip, died; Mary C., m. M. W. Merrill Jr.; Susette C., m. Joel Ricks; Louisa, died; Sarah C., m. Fred Turner; John P., m. Euphemia King; Louis S., m. Rebecca Ballard; Lucy C., m. William Merrill; Joseph E., m. Sophia Wilson; Moses G., m. Myrtle Wood; Ezra B., died. Family home Logan, Utah.
Married Magdalene Beus Dec. 19, 1869, at Salt Lake City (daughter of Michael Beus and Marian Combe of Ogden, Utah, pioneers 1856, Edmund Ellsworth handcart company). She was born July 17, 1853. Their children: Marian M. and James, died; Hyrum M., m. Isabelle Roundy; George David, m. Elizabeth H. Ballantyne; Amanda, m. Silas Ricks; Ernest W., m. Annie Marshall; Violet P., m. E. L. Walker; Katie L. Family home Logan.
President 64th quorum seventies; missionary to Switzerland 1898-1900. First city treasurer and first policeman at Logan. Farmer.