Two photographs of Elizabeth Hickman and one of her tombstone, which reads
Sasha Nielson is a descendant of Elizabeth, who was the firstborn child of William Adams and Brenetta Burckhardt Hickman. She provided the pictures; the only other information she is able to provide about Elizabeth follows:
Elizabeth was born 13 April 1833 in West Paris, Randolph County, Missouri.
She appears to have emigrated with her family from Nauvoo to Utah in 1849.
She married Jerimiah Emery Meecham on 1 April 1854. All of her children were born in West Jordan, Utah.
After 1866 the family moved to Baker, White Pine County, Nevada, where Emery was a rancher.
Emery died in Baker, White Pine County, Nevada on 31 April 1894.
She died in 1914 in Baker, White Pine County, Nevada, and is buried near her husband in Garrison, Millard, Utah.
She and Jeramiah were the parents of 7 children:
Katharine M., about 1855 Emery William Meecham b: 25 June 1856 d: 2 October 1920 Elizabeth M., b. abt 1857 Addie M., b. 6 May 1858 George Meecham b: 12 August 1862 d: 25 December 1942 Nettie M., b. 14 Jul 1864 Emma Jane Mecham b: 25 June 1866 d: 6 November 1928
(Some additions and corrections were made using Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude, Vol III p. 1971.)
Emery William is my 2nd g-grandfather. He married Amanda Wilhelmina Peterson on the 23 August 1891 in Garrison, Millard, UT.
They had 4 children:
Emery Jeremiah Meecham b: 28 May 1892 d: 15 November 1956 Claud Victor Meecham b: 5 Sept, 1895 d: 3 January 1954 (Gun Shot Wound) Elizabeth Barnett "Nettie" Meecham b: 3 November 1896 d: 30 December 1974 Adeline Udorah Meecham b: 7 February 1898 d: 29 December 1929
(November, December, and January were bad months for the Meechams!)
Claud Victor married Elsie Valentine Fowler on the 9th of Aug, 1916 in Millard County, Utah. They had 6 children:
Opal Della Meecham b: 19 March, 1919 Ruby Claudine Meecham b: 3 December 1922 Leland St. Clair Meecham b: 15 December 1924 Pearl Grace Meecham b: 20 March 1927 Stillborn Meecham Stillborn Meecham b: 6 June 1938
Ruby Claudine Meecham married Lawrence Iverson on 21 June, 1940 in St. George, Washington, Utah. They had 5 children:
Claud Wayne Iverson 11 May 1941 Larry Dean Iverson 4 June 1944 Kenneth Martin Iverson 28 July 1948 Glenda Jean Iverson 21 October 1953 Joanne Iverson 30 August 1955
Glenda Jean Iverson married Donald Cliff Reid on 30 May, 1975 In Manti, Utah. They had 4 children:
Sasha Dawne Reid (ME) 14 October 1976 Courtney Reid born and died 24 May 1978 Logan Beau Reid 15 July 1980 Amanda Lee Reid born and died 28 February 1982
Sasha Dawne Reid married Brandon Kim Nielson on 27 January 2001 in St. George, Washington, Utah
Logan Beau Reid married Sara Elizabeth Dotson on 18 May 2002 in St. George, Washington, Utah.
Patsy Baker Schlabsz provided the following information:
Elizabeth married Jeremiah Meecham
Elizabeth Ellen born Dec 4, 1857 Katherine born abt 1855 Emery William born June 24/25/26, 1856 married Louise Seipert #1 2- children George William & Louise (she died young) married #2 Amanda W. Peterson 4-children Addie Meecham born may 6, 1858 died Oct 14, 1926 Married Claudius Victor Wheeler George D. born Aug 12,1862 died Dec 25, 1942 married Eldora Lovina Bigelow Apr 14,1887 My Great Grandmother Phoebe Bernetta (Nettie) born July 14, 1864 died Mar 4, 1943 Married Phillip Mathew Baker (Doc) Feb 22, 1884 Nevada White Pine County Emma Jane (born) June 25, 1866 death Nov 6, 1928 married George Samuel Robison July 5, 1882
Babies of Claude Victor Meecham & Elsie Valentine Fowler buried in Garrison, Utah. records.
I have are boy born 11-11-1930 girl born 10-12-1931
Emery Wm. & Amanda Peterson (children)Elizabeth Bernett (Nettie)
She married Richard Arthur Yelland & Joe Echegary
Emery William (married) Olive Robison had 2 children (divorced) married Estes Hazel
Adeline Udorah (Addie) married Ralph Herman Bassett
If you have any additional information about Elizabeth or her family, please contact me. To write to Sasha Nielson, click here. To write to Patsy Schlabsz, click here. To return to the Hickman Family index page, click here.