S: Our Family Book of Remembrance
FC: Our Family | Book of Remembrance
1: Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.
2: Mother | Grand Mother | Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Mother | Great Grand Mother | Martha Draper | Esther Silcock | Joseph Draper | BarbaraMcEwen | Henry Kelsey | Walter Kelsey | Jeanette Owens | Nicholas Silcock | Jane Heath | William Draper | Sarah Miles | William Owens | Elizabeth Roberts | Thomas Kelsey | Sarah Everton | Our Ancestors
3: Father | Grand Mother | Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Mother | Great Grand Mother | Douglas McEwen | Eugene McEwen | Edward McEwen | Ellen Lavina LaFevre | Matthew McEwen | Joseph Heywood | Annie Dowler Judd | Ammon Judd Sr. | William LeFevre | Francis Banks | Sarah Stevens | Florence Judd | Jesse Heywood | Ammon Judd Jr. | Mary Bell | Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow.
6: Barbara Kay Denver Hoskins Born October 27, 1940 Wife of Robert Hoskins Mother of Shawn, Weston, Rebecca, & Liesel Hoskins Spent part of her childhood living with her grandmother. Lived in many places while growing up around the state of Utah, and also Texas. Was an Airline Stewardess for American Airlines. Put her way through college by teaching piano lessons. Taught English and Reading in middle schools. Married her "cowboy" and spent the rest of her life living in Idaho on a ranch.
7: Lloyd Douglas McEwen Born Feb. 7th, 1953 Husband of Linda McNeil McEwen (div) & Carolina Chavez McEwen. Father of Joshua, Haley, Benjamin & Brady McEwen Step Father to Victor Ochoa Liked to fish, hunt and ride tote goats with his dad and uncles when he was younger. Was with his Dad deer hunting when he passed away. Loves motorcycles. Used to own a Harley Davidson. Has his black belt in Karate. Worked in Rock Springs Wyoming for many years for Robinson , then Kodiak Construction company. Lived also in Ft. Collins, Colo. doing construction. Currently in Pennsylvania.
8: Martha Ann McEwen Romrell Born March 20th, 1955 Wife of Jeff Campbell (div) & Lee Romrell Mother to Katie, Camille, Jordan, & Brittney Campbell Step Mom to Greg, Don, Loni, Amy, Craig, & Emilee Romrell Graduated from Utah State University with her degree in Early Childhood Education. Lived in Japan---Taught English to Japanese businessmen. Taught for 27 years in the Granite School District. Loves to do family histories, travel, read, and do dvd's for weddings, funerals, etc.
9: Jeanie McEwen Mikesell Born Feb. 9, 1956 Wife of Mike Martin (div.) & Mike Mikesell Mother to Noel & Joey Martin Tom boy in her younger years. Married right out of high school. Worked for Hill Air Force Base for 37 years! Traveled all over the country with her work as a trainer. Got her degree in Interior Design from Weber State. Loves to snow ski and travel. Spends weekends on their lot camping and four-wheeling in the mountains. Very talented and creative...... Gorgeously decorated home!
10: Sherie McEwen Flowers Born Feb. 17th, 1961---Died June 16th, 1999 Wife of Robert Flowers Mother to Hilary & Nick Flowers Youngest in the family Had a trick knee.. It popped out once on Halloween. A guy thought she had been hit by a car ! Attended Utah State & Weber State University Was a chef at a fancy southern plantation in Charleston, South Carolina. Just started her dream job at a travel agency when she got cancer. Passed away in 1999 at age 38, from brain cancer.
11: Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories.
12: Martha Draper Kelsey Born April 21, 1893--Died Oct. 4, 1974 Daughter of Joseph & Esther Silcock Draper Sister to Joseph, Sarah, Harriet, Nellie, Rosena, John, Violet, Tom, Sam, Josephine, & Leah Draper. Wife of Llewellyn Jones (div.) & Henry Kelsey Mother to Russell, Barbara, Keith Jones, Lois & Doris Kelsey. Had scarlet fever when she was 8, so she didn't get baptized until she was 9. Excellent Seamstress-- Made all her kids and grandkids clothes. Piano & organ player--Played at church and for dances. Moved 5 times in 6 years while her father helped open up & build towns. Was a fun-loving happy girl growing up.
13: Henry Kelsey Born Jan. 18, 1885 Died Feb. 17, 1974 Son of Walter & Jeanette Owens Kelsey Brother to: Tom, Florence Esther, Daniel, Louis, Jeannette, Lois Kelsey. Husband of Ethel Frandsen, Mary Hatch, Genevieve McCutchen, Martha Draper Kelsey Father to Lois, Doris and step-father to Barbara, Keith and Russell Jones Carpenter by trade-- Built his own home and made furniture. Farmed a little in Payson. Hard of Hearing in his later years. Passed away at 89 years of age.
14: Llewellyn Jones Born June 4th, 1888, Died March 20th, 1959 Son of Thomas & Pauline Jacobs Jones Brother to Brigham, Joanna, Sarah, Peter, May, Samuel, Lucy, Martha, Bernard, Hopkin, Parley, & Orson Jones. Married to Martha Draper (divorced) & Vera Carter. Father of Russell, Barbara & Keith Jones Lived in Emery, Utah, when 1st married. Was a Postal Carrier for the county. Went by stagecoach. Moved to Coos Bay Oregon after divorced. Owned and operated his own garage.
15: Martha & Lew often performed at church and for dances.
16: Florence Judd McEwen Born July 8, 1901-Died August 16th, 1987 Daughter of Ammon Frank & Jesse Heywood Judd Wife of Eugene McEwen Sr. Sister to Elma, Vaughn, Ammon, Joseph, Eugene, Mary, Kenneth Judd Mother of Eugene Jr., Marjorie, Douglas, Stanley, Gloria, Sheldon, and Robert McEwen Fabulous Cook Made bread and cake everyday. Excellent Seamstress like her mother Made all her children's clothes, and also crocheted many doilies and pillowcases. Got her CNA at age 17 Was an extra in a Hollywood Movie-- in "Bob, Son of Battle" in 1948. Lost two sons tragically--Stanley @ age 6, Gene Jr. @ age 33.
17: Eugene McEwen Born Nov. 20, 1897--Died Jan. 1, 1961 Son of Edward and Ellen Lavina McEwen Brother to: Homer, Clem, Wallace, Douglas, Matthew, Hortense, Nora, Bertha, Nettie, Nellie. Husband to Florence Judd McEwen Father to: Eugene Jr., Marjorie, Douglas, Stanley, Gloria, Sheldon and Robert. Lost his brother Matthew at the age of 10 in a wagon accident. Farmer by trade: Raised chickens, cattle, etc. Builder of Roads....Helped build roads and trails in Bryce National Park, and the Grand Canyon. Was in Hollywood movie as an "Extra" with Florence and Sheldon. County Commissioner for Garfield County Fractured his skull in an accident in Nevada. Never the same after that. | Builder of Roads
18: : | Walter Henry Kelsey Born: Sept. 25th 1854, Quincy, Illinois Died Feb. 11th, 1936, Smithfield, Utah Jeanette Owens Kelsey, Born: March 24th 1857, Willard, Utah Died: Dec. 2, 1907 Smithfield, Utah Married:: December 9th, 1880 Was a freight hauler like his father before him. Also helped to build roads in and around Price, Utah and 9 mile canyon. Jeanette died early in life due to complications during surgery to remove a tumor. Walter married a second wife, Gertrude Madsen. Spent most of their lives in Smithfield, Ut.. also lived in Price for a few years. Parents to: Thomas, Florence, Henry, Esther, Daniel, Louis, Jeanette,& Lois | Our Maternal Great
19: Joseph Draper Born: September 14th, 1850, Easterton, England Died: January 1st, 1927, Talmage, Utah Esther Silcock Draper Born: March 25th, 1854 S.L.C. Utah Died: March 31st, 1930 Price, Utah Married Dec. 15th, 1873 Together they helped to open and establish many towns here in Utah, as well as Idaho, Colorado, & New Mexico. They started with Riverton, Utah, and ended in Talmage, Utah, where they are buried. Joseph helped build roads, canals etc. Esther was a carpet weaver. Parents of: Joseph, Sarah, Harriet, Nellie, Rosena, John, Violet, Thomas, Samuel, Josephine, Martha, & Leah. | Grandparents........
20: Edward Riley McEwen Born: Jan. 14th, 1868, in Panguitch, Utah, Died: April 1st, 1949, Panguitch, Utah Ellen Lavina LaFevreMcEwen Born: Sept. 5th, 1869 in Panguitch, Utah Died: Aug. 13, 1941, Panguitch, Utah Edward was a cattleman & farmer. He also had sheep for a time. Was County Commissioner and was the Delegate for the Republican Convention for Garfield County. They always had big family get-togethers every Sunday. They would always have homemade ice cream. "Nellie" as Ellen was called, was a very supportive wife and mother. She devoted countless hours nursing Eugene and Florence back to health during the great flu epedimic of 1918. They were the parents of: Hortense, Nora, Matthew, Douglas, Eugene, Bertha, Nettie, Nellie, Homer, Wallace, & Clement. | Our Paternal Great
21: Ammon Frank Judd Born: April 30th, 1882 in Panguitch, Utah Died: June 20th, 1945 in Panguitch Jesse Heywood Judd Born: Nov. 23rd, 1882 in Panguitch,, Utah Died:Nov. 7th, 1947 Panguitch Ammon was a Brick Mason by trade. They lived in Delta, Utah for a time & tried dry-farming. Jesse was the town seamstress and milliner. She made many beautiful hats, suits, and dresses. Ammon had a bad heart that he suffered with for many years. Jesse was very energetic and helped all her children even after they were married. They were the parents of: Florence, Elma, Vaughn, Ammon, Joseph, Eugene, Mary, & Kenneth. | Grandparents...
22: A glimpse of more snapshots into the past.... | Great Great Grandpa Matthew Jr. and Sarah Stevens McEwen Matthew Jr. moved to Goldendale, Washington. He bought lots of land and had several ranches. In his older years he went on a trip to sell his cattle, and didn't come home for a long time. Someone found him wandering around, lost. He was always paranoid that someone was out to get him for the rest of his life. | Great, Great, Great Grandpa Matthew McEwen Sr. Grandpa came from Scotland. He lived in Philadelphia and joined the church there. He was a silk weaver. They stayed in Council Bluffs for 5 years until they saved up enough money to come to SLC. Utah.
23: Dad as a baby with grandpa & grandma. | Grandma Florence with Stanley, who died at age 6. | Great Grandma Jesse Judd bottom, playing the mandolin. | Grandma Florence at age 17. (Front...by fender of car.)
24: Great Great Grandpa Joseph L. Heywood with his grandchildren. Grandma Florence is on his lap. | Joseph Heywood was the first U.S. Marshall for the Utah territory. He was also one of the founders of Nephi, Utah, and knew the prophet Joseph Smith. He was a prominent pioneer & citizen.
25: Voices of long ago... Aren't so very far away. They'll heal an aching soul, With their distant serenade. Maybe the time will come, When you'll join an eternal parade. Of all the lives who've loved and sung a distant serenade. ~Michael McLean~