Henry Heber Allen Jr. moves here and builds a large white brick house
about a mile west of the present town in 1910. Opal, Carma, and Irene
are born here. (13, 14)
Hendricks farm, east of the old Oxford depot: Henry Heber Allen
Jr. moves his family here, it is about 3 miles north of their previous home.
Old Rock Church: Henry Heber Allen Jr. redirects flood water around
the partially completed church to keep the building materials from being
Cleveland church: Howard Young stays with the George Smith family
in the flat west of the church on his way to Thatcher after graduating from
high school in Preston. (8)
Irene Allen attends Downey High School. (13)
John Henry Peterson, Jr. and his wife Mary move here in 1908.
They move to Hibbard in 1910 and then back to Garfield in 1912.
Von Leroy Peterson is born at home on September 24, 1922. (20)
Grade School: Irene (Allen) Young begins teaching 2nd and 3rd
grade in 1938. (13)
Grace Junior High: Irene (Allen) Young teaches junior high and
high school art classes, starting in about 1964. (13)
Idaho Falls, also known as Eagle Rock
Joel Ricks Jr. and his wife Susette live in an old rail car in Eagle
Rock. He worked for the railroad. (3)
Joshua Brigham Morgan homesteads 120 acres in 1883. (9)
Labelle Canal: Joshua Brigham Morgan helps build and run this
canal. He is president of the canal association for many years.
Lorenzo (Ren) Matson and his family move here from Terreton (Mud Lake)
in 1934 or 1935. They purchase Joshua Morgan's farm. (21)
Lidy Hot Springs
Von Peterson plays guitar in a two man band here during World War II.
Birch Creek: Johannes and Elizabeth Barfus move to Mink Creek
from Providence, Utah to work on a farm. Their home was about one
mile up Birch Creek. (6)
Emigration Canyon: Rosina Barfus and her sister work at the sawmill
in this canyon near Mink Creek. (6)
Henry Peterson and his family live in a dugout house here and raise
livestock. They move here from Logan, Utah in about 1867 and then
move to Ovid in about 1870. (15, 16)
Mud Lake -- See Terreton
Skinner Valley, the main canyon north of Nounan, is named after John
Skinner, the first settler of this area. (5)
Mary Jane (Skinner) Peterson dies in Ovid, Idaho and is buried in Nounan.
Ovid, Bear Lake County
Henry Peterson and his family move here from Montpelier in about 1870.
They move to Lander, Wyoming in about 1877. (15, 16)
John Henry Peterson, Sr. and his wife Mary Jane live here after their
marriage in 1880. She dies here in 1886 and is buried in Nounan.
John Henry Peterson, Jr. is born October 29, 1881. (16)
Cemetery: John Henry Peterson, Jr. is buried in 1960. (18)
Florence Mary (Jeffs) Peterson is buried in 1986. (19)
Fielding Academy: John Henry Peterson, Jr. attends school here
one winter. (17)
5th street?: Irene Allen, Luwenna Guinigar, and Carma and Deonne
Peterson stay in a basement apartment here while attending Idaho State (college?).
George Young helps survey and settle the town site of Preston.
39 North 3rd East: George and Rose Young move to a house here,
probably around 1944. (6)
1st North 3rd East, northwest corner: Howard Young is born in
this house. (7)
Central School, on the corner of Center and lst East: Howard Young
attends 1st and 2nd grade. (7)
5th Ward: George builds his family a home on 40 acres of land
bought from George T. Benson (Ezra Taft Benson's father). It was 2
miles southwest of Preston in the new 5th ward and was about one mile from
the chapel. George and his sons helped build the 5th ward chapel.
Oneida Academy: George Young and his brother Ernest hauled logs
for it and their father William spent many hours helping with the construction.
Their sister Eunice attended. (6)
Strawberry Canyon: George Young's three oldest boys work at a
saw mill here. (6)
Ricks College: Phyllis Matson graduates in 1941 with an Associate
Degree and teaching certificate. She leaves to teach school in Terreton
as one of the highest-paid Ricks graduates that year ($90 per month for
9 months). (21)
Phyllis Matson is born in her Aunt Lucy Ball's home on February 9, 1922.
The family lived in Annis at the time. (21)
Rigby High School: Lorenzo (Ren) Matson attends and graduates.
(21) Phyllis Matson attends and graduates in 1939 in the top 10 in
her class. She then goes to Ricks College. (21)
Sheep Mountain (90 miles from Terreton)
John Henry Peterson, Jr. and son Von tend sheep here in the summers,
around 1937. (20)
Henry Heber Allen Jr. moves to a cattle ranch near Soda Springs in 1943.
He stays here 14 years before moving to River Heights, Utah. (14)
Glenn Allen Young is born here August 9, 1945. His parents lived
Henry Heber Allen buys the Frank Hendricks farm at the mouth of Stockton
Canyon -- in 1922 or 23 and lives here for 20 years. (13)
Terreton (Mud Lake)
Lorenzo Matson moves here with his family in about 1926. They
move to La Belle in 1934 or 1935. (21)
John Henry Peterson, Jr. moves here with part of his family around 1934.
The rest come the next year. They move in to the Matson's old home.
Phyllis Matson moves back in 1941 to teach school after graduating from
Ricks College. (21)
George Young buys the 640 acre John Martinsen farm in the foothills
west of Thatcher, in partnership with his sons Brigham and Howard, and moves
here in early spring of 1927. (6, 8)
Howard Young moves into his father's ranch house in 1942 when he is
married. (6, 8, 13)
Thatcher Elementary: Irene (Allen) Young teaches 5th and 6th grades,
from 1956-63. (13)
Rosina Barfus stays with her sister Lizzie on a homestead in the clay
hills of Treasureton. She meets her husband George Young here.
George and Rose Young homestead in the clay hills southwest of Treasureton.
They lived there 6 months each summer and rented a house each winter in
John Henry Peterson, Jr. marries Florence Mary Jeffs in 1907.
They move to Garfield in 1908. (17)
Sugar factory: George Young works here after moving back to Preston,
probably in the mid-1940s. (6)
Appanoose, Hancock County (about 1 mile southeast of Niota)
Joel Ricks Sr. purchase a farm in 1845.
Beardstown, Cass County
The Andrew Lee Allen family stays here during the winter of 1838-1839.
They were moving to Missouri, but were stopped by illness.
Camp Creek, Hancock County (15 miles northeast of Nauvoo, maybe near Dallas
Andrew Lee Allen moves his family here in the fall of 1845, renting
a farm from Mr. Hibbert
Carthage, Hancock County
Charles and Elijah Allen stay overnight in the Carthage jail with Miner
R. Deming the sheriff. They inspected the room where the Prophet was martyred,
about 1 year after it happened (fall 1845).
Nauvoo, Hancock County
Joel Ricks Sr. purchases a city lot in 1845 on the prairie some distance
back of the temple
Elijah Allen lives with Brigham Young and works for him during 1845
and 1846. His brother Charles also stays with Brigham's family when he brought
corn to Nauvoo to sell.
Plymouth, Hancock County (10 miles southeast of Carthage)
Andrew Lee Allen rents a farm from Mr. Roberts in spring 1843. They
live here until fall, 1845 and are here during the time of the martyrdom
of the prophet in 1844, just 10 miles away in Carthage.
Silver Creek, Madison County (20 miles east of Alton)
Joel Ricks Sr. moves his family here in 1829.
Virginia, Cass County
Andrew Lee Allen rents a farm from a Methodist preacher named Levi Springer
in 1839 and 1841. On alternate years (1840 and 1842), they rented a farm
from Alfred Dutch 25 east along the road to Springfield. Joseph Smith stays
with the Dutch family on the way to a trial in Springfield while the Allens
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County
Elijah Allen, Nathan Young, and Albert Dunham begin ferrying wagons
across the Missouri River on June 29, 1845. It wouldn't last long because
Elijah joined the Mormon Battalion shortly afterward.
Mount Pisgah, Union County
Andrew Lee Allen and his family build a log cabin and plant wheat and
corn in the spring of 1846.
Kirtland, Geauga (now Lake) County
Andrew Lee Allen and his family live in Kirtland from 1835 to 1838.
Clarinda Knapp Allen and Elijah Allen are baptized in 1835 (probably
in the Chagrin River) and are confirmed in the Kirtland temple by Sidney
Andrew Lee Allen purchases 99 acres of land about 1/2 mile from the
temple on the east side of Chillecothe Road on May 9, 1836 from Reynolds
Cahoon, Hyrum Smith and Newel K. Whitney.
Burton, Cattaraugus County
Andrew and Clarinda Allen live here from approximately 1824 to 1835.
Oakfield (Elby), Genessee County
Mary Jane Skinner is born February 22, 1861. (16)
Paul Cardon buys a large farm here in 1892. (4)
Joel Ricks Jr. and his family live here for three years. Their
kitchen faces the Price river. (2) (3)
Henry Heber Allen [Jr.] is born here in 1886. (14)
Henry Heber Allen [Jr.] and his family move here in 1919. They
live in the Bradbury house briefly, then move to his father's farm.
William and Helen Young settle in Kaysville after emigrating from England.
Their children Francis, Nathan, and Julia died as children and are buried
in the cemetery there. (6)
John and Ann Morgan settle in Mill Creek after emigrating from England
in 1853. (9)
George and Lucy Taylor settle in Mill Creek after emigrating from England.
Joshua Brigham Morgan is born here on December 9, 1862. (9)
George Henry Taylor emigrates from England to Mill Creek and lives there
his whole life, dying in 1910 at age 74. (11)
Mill Creek Cemetery: George Taylor is buried here on December
13, 1910. (11)
Milton, Tooele County
Joshua Gillet and his family move here and live in a dugout house "where
the Spiers home now stands." (10)
Joshua Gillet and his family live here for two years when endangered
by Johnston's Army. They move back to Milton, Utah when it's safe
Temple: John Henry Peterson, Sr. is called to chop timber and
then haul logs for the temple. He was living in Ovid, Idaho.
159 South 2nd East - Paul and Susette Cardon own this house, Sarah (their
grand-daughter) and Calvin Fletcher move there in 1908. (1)
Southeast corner of 2nd North 1st East, Lindquist School - Susette Cardon
attends school here. (2)
Southeast corner of 1st North and Main street - Susette Cardon attends
Sunday school here. (2)
1st North, between 1st West and Main street - Paul and Susannah Cardon's
home in 1861. Susette was born on the doorstep. (3)
Between 1st and 2nd North, west of Main street - Paul Cardon assists
in building the first log cabin in Logan. (4)
5th East between 4th and 5th North: George and Rose Young move
to an apartment here in 1942. (6)
The "Cache Valley House" - Paul Cardon built this hotel and ran it for
10 years. (2) (4)
The Island - Joel Ricks Jr. built a house here. His neighbors
were Isaac Smith to the North and the Carlisle and Crookston families on
the West block. (2)
Logan and Hyde Park canal - Paul Cardon helped build this canal.
Logan and Richmond canal - Paul Cardon helped build this canal.
Road from Logan to Bear Lake - Paul Cardon helped build this road.
Mulberry trees - The Cardon's planted the first Mulberry trees in Logan,
using them to raise silk worms. (2)
Rose Young (Rosina Barfus) moves from Preston to an apartment across
the street from the temple in November, 1963. (6)
Bluebird Restaurant: Irene Allen works as a dishwasher and candy
Building North of the old Post Office on Center Street: Irene
and Opal Allen rent a room here. (13)
About 2nd East and 2nd or 3rd South: Irene, Bessie, and Opal Allen
live in the back of a house here on the "Island". (13)
B.Y.C. Junior High School: Henry Heber Allen Jr. attends school.
Unknown address: Henry Peterson lives here from about 1861 to
about 1867. (15)
Mouth of Logan Canyon: Henry Peterson runs a flour mill here.
Brigham Young College: John Henry Peterson, Jr. attends a missionary
course but runs out of money before finishing. (17)
Johannes and Elizabeth Barfus emigrate from Switzerland and settle in
Johnson house, near the railroad station - Joel Ricks Jr. and his family
live there for a time. (3)
Joel Ricks Jr. and his family live here briefly. (3)
Joel Ricks Jr. and his family move here in 1914. (3)
Henry Heber Allen Jr. moves to the east side of River Heights in 1955.
Knighton place - an old stone house where Joel Ricks Jr. and his family
live briefly. They then move to a house owned by a Mr. Gates and finally
move to a third house one block north. They lived in Salina a total
of three years. (3)
Salt Lake City
LDS University: John Henry Peterson attends school one winter.
Joel Ricks Jr. and his family move here in January, 1888. They
stay for three years. (3)
Mary (Butterly) Gillet moves here after the death of her husband.
She dies here on June 5, 1885. (10)
Henry Peterson moves here in about 1877 to ranch and raise livestock.
He dies here in 1881.
Abram Reeves, his wife Bessie Widdowson, and their daughter Julia Widdowson
Reeves are born here.
George Henry Taylor is born here on December 22, 1835. (11)
George Taylor is an apprentice to a blacksmith, John Lucas, starting
in January, 1851. (11)
Lugwas Pool: George Taylor and his new bride move from Credenhill
the day they're married and stay in Liverpool only a month before leaving
for Utah. (11)
Matlock Parish Church of St. Giles: John Young is buried in the
church cemetery. (12)
Joshua Hague Gillet was born here on July 8, 1808. (10)
Benjamin Young, his wife Sarah Lowe, and their son William are born
Thenchester or Kenchester
George Taylor lives here until 8 years old. (11)
John Paul Cardon is born here. (4)
Caroli, Malmo City, Malmohus
John Henry Peterson is born September 26, 1857 (The genealogy lists
September 26, the history lists August 10). (16)
Virestad (or Weirstov), Bosarp, Malmohus
Henry Peterson (Henrick Persson) is born March 16, 1813. (15)
Johannes and Elizabeth Barfus have a farm here. (6)
Rosina (Rosetta or Rose) Barfus is born here. Her family lived
in nearby Eggiwil so her mother must have gone to a midwife there or was
staying with a relative. (6)