Note: Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847-1868 Chidester, John Peck Birth Date: 23 Dec. 1831 Death Date: 10 Jan. 1897 Gender: Male Age: 18 Company: Warren Foote Company (1850) Sources: Deseret News, 30 Jan. 1897, 2. Source Locations Belnap, Gilbert, Autobiography, 1856, 41-44. Full Text Source Locations Chidester, John Peck, Autobiographical sketch, in St. George Stake, High Priest Quorum Genealogical Records, 1872-1906, reel 6039, 70, in Record of Members Collection 1836-1970. Source Locations Foote, Warren, Autobiography and journals 1837-1903, vol. 1, 110-26. Source Locations Journal History, 10 Jan. 1897, 2. Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p. 801 Warren Foote Emigrating Company, Journal 1850 June-Sept. Full Text 2nd Division John [Peck] Chidester, 1 Waggon, 3 Persons, 4 Cattle http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneerdetails/0,15791,4018-1-6224,00.html Source of Trail Excerpt: Belnap, Gilbert, Autobiography, 1856, 41-44. Read Trail Excerpt While in camp a few miles above Larney we come very near loosing a very useful member of our company, a man by the name of of Spafford, who came nearly being drowned. He had lost his mother three sisters and one brother the result of the colora [cholera]. Through the infatiguable energy of Thomas Robinson and John Chitesten [Chidester] he was saved from a watery grave. ==================== The Life and Times John Madison Chidester By Dale Eldon Chidester ============== 1850-United States Census, 1850 for John Chidester Name: John Chidester Residence: Utah county, Utah, Utah Territory Age: 20 years Calculated Birth Year: 1830 Birthplace: Michigan Gender: Male Race (original): Race (expanded): Death Month: Death Year: Film Number: 25540 Digital GS Number: 4181033 Image Number: 00260 Line Number: Dwelling House Number: 120 Family Number: 120 Marital Status: Free or Slave: Household Gender Age Avis Brown F 50y George Brown M 24y Maria Brown F 19y Sydney Brown M 14y John Chidester M 20y 1860-Census Chidester, John P. Age: 28 Gender: M Race: W Birthplace: MI State: Utah County: GREAT SALT LAKE Locale: 3-WD GREAT SALT LA Series: M653 Roll: 1313 Part: 1 Page: 94 Chidester, John P. age 28 cabinet maker Mich // Susan age 29 Pa // John F age 7 UT // Susan E age 2 UT // Lodema age 9/12 UT ------------------- 1870-Census Chedister, John P. Age: 39 Gender: M Race: W Birthplace: MI State: Utah County: WASHINGTON Locale: WASHINGTON Series: M593 Roll: 1613 Part: 1 Page: 410A Chedister, John P. age 39 farm laborer 600 400 MI // Susan age 39 keeping house PA // John F age 17 UT // Susan E age 12 UT // Lodena age 9 UT // Myran age 8 UT // Emeline age 2 UT // Eveline age 2 UT Note lives next to b-inlaw Levi Harmon ----------------------------------------- 1880-Census John P. CHIDESTER Self M Male W 48 MI Farmer --- --- Susan CHIDESTER Wife M Female W 49 PA Keep Hou Miron CHIDESTER Son Male W 18 UT Work On Farm MI PA Emiline CHIDESTER Dau S Female W 12 UT At Home MI PA Eveline CHIDESTER Dau S Female W 12 UT At Home MI PA Lucenda CHIDESTER Dau S Female W 9 UT MI PA Source Information: Census Place Washington, Washington, Utah Family History Library Film 1255339 NA Film Number T9-1339 Page Number 3 ----------------------------------- Chidester, John Peck 23 Dec 1831 - 10 Jan 1897 Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Andrew Jenson. Salt Lake City: Andrew nc., 1926. v.4, p.688 JK 8266 .A5 19 ============= Chidester, John Peck 23 Dec 1831 - 10 Jan 1897 Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah. Frank Esshom. Salt Lake City: Western Epics, Inc., 1966. p.801 Photo p.246 Microform/Geneology Ref BX 8670 .Ex77 1966 also Hum. Ref BX 8670 .Ex77 1966 also Americana BX 8670 Bishop's counselor. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war. Carpenter and farmer. (Info provided by Michelle) ======== 1880 United States Federal Census Name: John P. Chidester Home in 1880: Washington, Washington, Utah Age: 48 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832 Birthplace: Michigan Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head) Spouse's Name: Susan Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: Farmer Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Household Members: Name Age John P. Chidester 48 Susan Chidester 49 Miron Chidester 18 Emiline Chidester 12 Eveline Chidester 12 Lucenda Chidester 9 ======== Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966 for John P Chidester Name: John P Chidester Date of Death: 10 Jan 1897 Place of Death: Date of Birth: 23 Dec 1831 Place of Birth: Michigan Cemetery: City Place of Burial: Washington, Washington, Utah Military Unit: Capt J W Wilkin's Co Branch of Service: Ut Ter Mil War: Blackhawk War GSU Film Number: 485503 DGS Number: 4236721 Image Number: 00608 Has photo John Peck Chidester Birth: Dec. 23, 1831 Monroe County Michigan, USA Death: Jan. 10, 1897 Washington Washington County Utah, USA Father: John Madison Chidester (1809-1893) Mother:Mary Parker (1809-1879) Born Dec. 23, 1831, Somerfield, Monroe County, Mich. Came to Utah 1850. Married Susan Foy (1831-1902) Oct. 23, 1851, Salt Lake City (daughter of Thomas B. Foy and Catherine Fink, pioneers of 1851). She was born April 4, 1831, Wheatfield, Indiana County, Pa. Their children: John Foy b. Feb. 2, 1853, m. Almina Worthen; Susan Emma, m. George C. Dewey; Lodena Elizabeth, m. Amasa A. Ruby; Mary Catharine and Edgar, died; Emeline, m. Samuel Stewart; Evaline, m. Andrew Sprow1. Jr.; Myron, m. Sarah Ann Jackson. Family home Washington, Utah. Bishop's counselor. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war. Carpenter and farmer. (Info provided by Michelle) ======== 1880 United States Federal Census Name: John P. Chidester Home in 1880: Washington, Washington, Utah Age: 48 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832 Birthplace: Michigan Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head) Spouse's Name: Susan Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: Farmer Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Household Members: Name Age John P. Chidester 48 Susan Chidester 49 Miron Chidester 18 Emiline Chidester 12 Eveline Chidester 12 Lucenda Chidester 9 ======== Family links: Parents: John Madison Chidester (1809 - 1893) Mary Josephine Parker Chidester (1809 - 1879) Spouse: Susannah Foy Chidester (1831 - 1902) Children: John Foy Chidester (1853 - 1917)* Mary Catherine Chidester (1855 - 1857)* Susan Emma Chidester Dewey (1857 - 1938)* Lodema Elizabeth Chidester Ruby (1859 - 1933)* Myron Alphonzo Chidester (1862 - 1921)* Robert Edgar Chidester (1864 - 1865)* Emeline Chidester Sylvester (1868 - 1942)* Eveline Chidester Sproul (1868 - 1946)* Lucinda Jane Chidester Waters (1870 - 1947)* Siblings: John Peck Chidester (1831 - 1897) Eunice Chidester Harmon (1833 - 1905)* David Chidester (1840 - 1929)* Joshua Parker Chidester (1843 - 1894)* Esther Chidester Pulsipher (1846 - 1914)* Willard Darwin Chidester (1850 - 1917)* *Calculated relationship Burial: Washington City Cemetery Washington Washington County Utah, USA Maintained by: Max Turpin Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So... Record added: Feb 02, 2000 Find A Grave Memorial# 52342
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