Person:Elijah Freeman (3)

Elijah Norman Freeman, Jr.
m. 17 Apr 1844
  1. Elijah Norman Freeman, Jr.1845 - 1936
m. 24 Apr 1876
  1. Mary Isadore Freeman1877 -
  2. Elijah Norman Freeman1879 -
  3. Lorin Farr Freeman1887 - 1964
Facts and Events
Name Elijah Norman Freeman, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 May 1845 La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Residence[1] 19 Sep 1847 Utah, USAcame to Utah with the Daniel Spencer Company (Mormon Migration)
Marriage 24 Apr 1876 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United Statesto Mary Ellen Farley
Death[2] 14 Mar 1936 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Burial? Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

Obituary in the Ogden Standard Examiner

DEATH CALLS E.N. FREEMAN, PATRIARCH, 90 Pioneer of 1847 Known For Activity I L. D. S. Church Organizations Patriarch Elijah Norman Freeman, 90, pioneer of 1847, died Saturday in a hospital in Salt Lake City, following a short illness. Mr. freeman was born in Laharp, Ill. May 20, 1845, a son of Elijah Norman and Mary Bingham Freeman. He came to Utah with his parents in September, 1847, with the second company of L. D. S., pioneers. His parents were amon the first members of the church in New York. While on lthe way to Utah his father hoined the United States army, in the Mormon battalion, and died in New Mexico. His mother later was married to Lorin Farr. While living in Ogden, Mr. Freeman was counselor in the presidency of Weber Stake. Mr. Freeman later moved to Salt Lake City and was married to Mary Farley in the Salt Lake temple. He next moved to Basalt, Idaho, where he lived for many years. LENGTHY SERVICE He fulfilled two missions for the church. while living in Arizona he was first counselor to a bishop for twenty-one years and was a stake president in Arizona for ten years. Eight years ago he returned to Salt Lake City and had been active in temple work since. He was also a high priest in the Poplar Grove ward, Salt Lake City. Two years ago Mr. Freeman took a ride in an airplane at a Twenty-fourth of July celebration in Salt Lake City and was at that time the oldest person in the state to have ridden in a plane. he has spent most of his life as a rancher and church worker. Mr. Freeman is survived by his wife, Mary Farley Freeman, Salt Lake City, and the following sons and daughters; E. Norman Freeman and Mrs. Louise Freeman, of Ogden; Oscar R., Lorin R., and Erastus P. Freeman of Basalt, Idaho; 30 grandchildren. He is also survived by the following brothers and sisters; Mrs. Thirza Farr Gay, Mrs. Laura Farr Harris and Mrs. Lenora Farr Pardoe, of Ogden; Mrs. Bell Farr Sears and Mrs. Mariah Farr Taylor, of Salt Lake City; Mrs. Rachel F. Packard, and Mrs. Elnora R. Wotherspoon of Los Angeles and Mrs. Maime F. Driver, San Diego, Calif. BURIAL HOURS Funeral services will be held Tuesday at twelve o'clock noon in the Poplar Grove chapel in Salt Lake City, with Bishop William Leary officiating. Friends may call at the home, 1217 Indiana avenue, Monday from six until nine o'clock and also Tuesday until time of services. The body will be at the Lindquist & Sons mortuary in Ogden from three until four o'clock Tuesday. Interment will be made int he family plot in Ogden city cemetery.

Ogden Standard Examiner March 15, 1936

  1. 1.0 1.1 Esshom, Frank Elwood. Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah: comprising photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the Church. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Pioneers Book Publishing Co., 1913).

    Married Annie Maria Poulson March 11, 1872. She was born April 22, 1846. Their children: Annie Maria b. Dec. 11, 1872, m. W. I. Mallory Feb. 15, 1891. Family home Ogden, Utah.

    Married Mary Ellen Farley April 24, 1876, Salt Lake City (daughter of Winthrup Farley and Mary Ellen Redd), who was born Jan. 6, 1855, Ogden, Utah. Their children: Mary Isidore b. May 1, 1877; Elijah Norman b. May 10, 1879. m. Mary Taylor Dec. 15, 1906; Zanie Ada b. Nov. 1, 1880, m. George Jesse Ruder Jan. 24, 1907; Olive Amelia b. March 14, 1883; Oscar Farley, b. Jan. 20, 1885, m. Lillian Nielson Jan. 18, 1909; Lorin Farr b. Jan. 1, 1887, m. Emma Crofts Jan. 25. 1909; Erastus Bingham b. Dec. 3, 1888; Deatric b. Feb. 18, 1891; Asa Farley b. May 28, 1893. Family resided Ogden, Utah, and St. Johns, Ariz. Member 60th quorum seventies; high priest; high coun-
    cilman in Weber stake; president Y. M. M. I. A.; missionary to England 1873-75; called to St. Johns, Ariz., 1881, where he served as counselor to Bishop D. K. Udall 1881-87; first counselor in St. Johns stake 1887-1905; moved to Basalt, Idaho, where he served as alternate high counselor in Blackfoot stake. Director in St. Johns Coop. 17 years and In St. Johns drug store 18 years. School trustee; member Basalt
    village board two terms.

  2. Utah, United States. Death Certificates. (Office of Vital Records & Statistics).
  3.   Elijah Norman Freeman, in Find A Grave.

    Plot: D-2-10-1E