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Source: S2852711167 Repository: #R2852704208 Title: Public Member Trees Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Family trees submitted by Ancestry members.Original data: Family trees submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created.
Source: S147 Title: Early LDS Membership Author: Black, Susan Easton
Source: S148 Title: I Walked To Zion: True Stories of Young Pioneers on the Mormon Trail Author: Madsen, Susan Arrington Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book Company, 1994 Text: Page 117-- Born: March 11, 1841, Lee County, Iowa Parents: Moses Worthen and Elvira Derby Mecham 1853: John Brown Company Age at time of journey: 12 Page 120-- Lucina Mecham married William Jasper Boren July 3, 1859, in Provo, Utah. They became the parents of thirteen children, living in Wallsburg, Utah County, Utah. Lucina became a midwife and delivered over five hundred babies. At the age of fifty, she took music lessons and became the ward organist. She also ran a small mercantile store and worked in the Manti Temple. She died June 21, 1925, at the age of eighty-four. SOURCE: "Journal of Lucina Mecham Boren." In "Treasures of Pioneer History," 6:301-48. Page: Pages 117-120
Source: S54 Title: FamilySearch Internet Family Tree Publication: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
↑ Source: #S126 Page: Utah Territory, Utah, Alpine, Image 4, Entry 27 Data: Text: Page 810 Schedule 1.--Free Inhabitants in Alpine City in the County of Utah State of Utah enumerated by me, on the 2nd day of Octr 1860. /s/ Jesse Bishop, Ass't Marshal. Post Office Alpine. Entry: 27 Dwelling-house--numbered in the order of visitation: <3658> Families numbered in the order of visitation: <2859> The name of every person whose usual place of abode on the first day of June, 1860, was in this family: John <Meacam> Description. Age: 10 Sex: M Color: Profession, Occupation, or Trade of each person, male and female, over 15 years of age: Value of Estate Owned. Value of Real Estate: Value of Personal Estate: Place of Birth, Naming the State, Territory, or Country: <Iowa> Married within the year: Attended school within the year: Persons over 20 yr's of age who cannot read & write: Whether deaf and dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, or convict: Date: 2 Oct 1860
↑ Source: #S109 Page: Utah, Wasatch, Wallsburg, District 92, Image 4, Entry 13 Data: Text: Page No. 4 Supervisor's Dist. No. Enumeration Dist. No. 92 Note A.-The Census Year begins June 1, 1879, and ends May 31, 1880. Note B.-All persons will be included in the Enumeration who were living on the 1st day of June, 1880. No others will. Children BORN SINCE June 1, 1880, will be OMITTED. Members of Families who have DIED SINCE June 1, 1880, will be INCLUDED. Note C.-Questions Nos. 13, 14, 22 and 23 are not to be asked in respect to persons under 10 years of age. Schedule 1. - Inhabitants in Wallsburgh, Wallsburgh Precinct, in the County of Wasatch, State of Utah Ter. enumerated by me on the 2nd & 3rd day of June, 1880. /s/ RC Camp, Enumerator. Entry 13 In Cities Name of Street: House Number: 1 Dwelling houses numbered in order of visitation: <31> 2 Families numbered in order of visitation: <31> 3 The Name of each Person whose place of abode, on 1st day of June, 1880, was in this family: Mecham John D 4 Color--White, W.; Black, B.; Mulatto, Mu.; Chinese, C.; Indian, I.: W 5 Sex--Male, M.; Female, F.: M 6 Age at last birthday prior to June 1, 1880. If under 1 year, give months in fractions, thus: 1/12.: 29 7 If born within the Census year, give the month: 8 Relationship of each person to the head of this family--whether wife, son, daughter, servant, boarder, or other: Brother Civil Condition. 9 Single: / 10 Married: 11 Widowed; Divorced, D.: 12 Married during Census year: Occupation. 13 Profession, Occupation or Trade of each person, male or female: Logger at Saw Mill 14 Number of months this person has been unemployed during the Census year: 1 Health. 15 Is the person [on the day of the Enumerator's visit] sick or temporarily disabled, so as to be unable to attend to ordinary business or duties? If so, what is the sickness or disability? cut foot 16 Blind: 17 Deaf and Dumb: 18 Idiot: 19 Insane: 20 Maimed, Crippled, Bedridden, or otherwise disabled: / Education. 21 Attended school within the Census year: 22 Cannot read: 23 Cannot write: Nativity. 24 Place of Birth of this person, naming State or Territory of United States, or the Country, if of foreign birth: Iowa 25 Place of Birth of the Father of this person, naming the State or Territory of United States, or the Country, if of foreign birth: NH. 26 Place of Birth of the Mother of this person, naming the State or Territory of United States, or the Country, if of foreign birth: NH. Note D.-In making entries in columns 9, 10, 11, 12, 16 to 23, an affirmative mark only will be used-thus /., except in the case of divorced persons, columns 11, when the letter "D" is to be used. Note E.-Question No. 12 will only be asked in cases where an affirmative answer has been given either to question 10 or to question 11. Note F.-Question No. 14 will only be asked in cases when a gainful occupation has been reported in column 13. Note G.-In column 7 an abbreviation in the name of the month may be used, as Jan., Apr., Dec. Date: 2 Jun 1880
↑ Source: #S111 Page: Utah, Uintah, Vernal, District 152, Image 30, Entry 72 Data: Text: Twelfth Census of the United States Schedule No. 1. - Population State: Utah County: Uintah Supervisor's District No. 273 Enumeration District No. 152 Sheet No. 15B Township or other division of county: Vernal Precinct Name of Institution, ________ Name of incorporated city, town, or village, within the above-named division, _________ Ward of city, _____________ Enumerated by me on the 20th day of June, 1900, /s/ Nelson G. Sowards, Enumerator. Entry 72 LOCATION In Cities Street: House Number: Number of dwelling, houses in the order of visitation: 278 Number of family, in the order of visitation: 284 NAME: Mecham John D RELATION.: Head PERSONAL DESCRIPTION. Color or race: W Sex: M DATE OF BIRTH Month: Apr. Year: 1860 Age at last birthday: 40 Whether single, married, widowed, or divorced: M Number of years married: 18 Mother of how many children: Number of these children living: NATIVITY. Place of birth of this Person: Missouri Place of birth of Father of this person: Pennsylvania Place of birth of Mother of this person: Pennsylvania CITIZENSHIP. Year of immigration to the United States: Number of years in the United States: Naturalization: OCCUPATION, TRADE, OR PROFESSION of each person ten years of age and over. Occupation: Stock herder Months not employed: EDUCATION. Attended school (in months): Can read: yes Can write: yes Can speak English: yes OWNERSHIP OF HOME. Owned or rented: R Owned free or mortgaged: Farm or house: H Number of farm schedule: Date: 20 Jun 1900
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John Derby by comparing test results with other
carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with John Derby: