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Ann BLYGH

Female 1802 - 1876  (74 years)


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  • Name Ann BLYGH 
    Born 8 Feb 1802  Sheltranger,England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Sep 1876  Ogden,Weber County,Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Ann Bligh (Bly/Blye/Blygh/Blyth) She married husband #1 Frederick barker than she married Frederick's older brother George Barker.

      Ann Bligh ( Bly/Blye/Blygh/ Blyth) Barker Barker

      Seven years after Ann married Frederick Barker, their family boarded the New Brunswick on March 23, 1830, to emigrate to America. Their voyage was a miserable thirteen weeks where smallpox broke out and many died and were buried at sea. The Barkers settled at Le Rayville, Jefferson, New York, then they moved to Watertown where the last three children were born. They were converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1844, moving to Nauvoo in 1846 for a very short time. They joined the great westward migration, crossing the Mississippi River on the ice in Febuary, 1846. They got mired down in the bottomless mud, were soaked to the skin, huddling in their wagons, tried, hungry, and cold. Ann and Grederick arrived at Council Bluffs, Iowa, on June 8, 1846. they stayed there until they had enough means to travel west witht he Allen Taylor Wagon Compnay in 1849. After enduring the hardships of crossing the Plains with a large family, Ann and her family settle at Mound Fort (Ogden). Ann was given the girgt of tongues which enabled her communicate with the Indianas. After an indian War between tribes, Ann traded some blankets and some flour for a deserted papoose. She cared for the girl untill she died of truberculosis at the age of fifteen. Ann is remebered for her courage in communicating with the Indians. Ann was a noble woman, raised an honerable family, and did whatever she could to further the work of the Church and her community. She separted from her husband, Fredrick, and married his brother, George, and was sealed to him in the Endowment House, in Salt Lake City, utah. She died in the year 1876, in Ogden, Weber County, Utah.
    Person ID I30451316  Hill Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 May 2000 

    Family 1 George BARKER 
    Family ID F14613202  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Fredrick BARKER,   b. Feb 1800, Diss Norfolk,England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1866, Ogden,Weber County,Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 1822 
    Children 
     1. Matilda BARKER,   b. 14 Jun 1823
     2. Mary Ann BARKER,   b. 18 Feb 1825
    +3. James BARKER,   b. 7 Apr 1827
    +4. Sarah BARKER,   b. 7 Aug 1829, Diss,Norfolk,England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1908, Ogden,Weber Co.,Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. William BARKER,   b. 23 Nov 1831,   d. infancy
    +6. William BARKER,   b. 26 Dec 1831, LeRoy,Jefferson County,New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1902, Pleasentview,Box Elder.,Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +7. Harriet BARKER,   b. 29 Aug 1835,   d. 27 Oct 1925, Ogden,Weber Co.,Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     8. Daniel BARKER,   b. 1837,   d. 1837  (Age 0 years)
    +9. Jane Isabella BARKER,   b. 17 May 1839
     10. Henry BARKER,   b. 18 Oct 1840
     11. Bryon BARKER,   b. 16 Nov 1842
    Family ID F14612979  Group Sheet

    Family 3 George BARKER,   d. 21 Nov 1869 
    Married 3 Nov 1855  Salt Lake City,Salt Lake Co.,Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14613207  Group Sheet