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Porter, Walton, Ashdown & Wheelock Families
Fourth Generation

8. Lyman Wight Porter, son of Sanford Porter and Nancy Warriner, was born on 5 May 1833 in Independence, Jackson, MO, was christened in Prairie Branch, Independence, Jackson, MO, died on 31 Mar 1914 in Porterville, Morgan, Ut at age 80, and was buried on 3 Apr 1914 in Porterville, Morgan, Ut.


Lyman married Sarah Catherine Emmet on 18 Mar 1865 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Ut.


Children from this marriage were:

i. Moriancumer Heber Porter

4 ii. David Wight Porter

iii. Jared Lyman Porter


Lyman married Electra Mariah Kilbourn (Kilburn) on 5 Nov 1852 in Salt Lake City, UT.


Children from this marriage were:

i. Lyman Ozias Porter

ii. Mary Mariah Porter

iii. Electra Elizabeth Porter

iv. Alva Sylvenus Porter

v. Nancy Malinda Porter

vi. Joseph Smith Porter

vii. Parley Pratt Porter

viii. Sarah Olive Porter

ix. Byron Porter

x. Birdie Porter

xi. Hyrum Kilbourn Porter


Lyman  married Elizabeth Bailey on 5 Oct 1857 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.


Children from this marriage were:

i. Elizabeth Adeline Porter

ii. Claracy Porter

iii. John Riley Porter

iv. Zina Porter

v. Rhoda Areta Porter

vi. Rachel Porter

vii. Job Bailey Porter

viii. Brigham Ernest Porter

ix. Legrand Thatcher Porter



9. Sarah Catherine Emmet, daughter of James Emmet and Phebe Jane Simpson, was born on 21 Dec 1849 in Pottawattamie, Pottawattamie, IA, died on 1 Jul 1896 in Porterville, Morgan, Ut at age 46, and was buried in City Cem, Porterville, Morgan, UT. 


General Notes:  She was described as having blue eyes, brown hair and medium height.


10. William Ashdown, son of Richard Ashdown and Ann Burgess, was born on 20 May 1844 in Uichfield, Sussex, Eng and died on 30 Jan 1920 in Bountiful, Davis, UT at age 75. William married Jane Spencer on 21 Aug 1871 in Uichfield, Sussex, Eng. The marriage ended in divorce.


Marriage Notes: Divorce was filed on 23 Oct 1886 in Davis Co., Utah


Children from this marriage were:

i. William Ashdown

ii. Mary Jane Ashdown

5 iii. Sarah Ann Ashdown

iv. Elizabeth Ashdown

v. Joseph Edward Ashdown

vi. Flowrence Ashdown


11. Jane Spencer, daughter of William Spencer and Mary Glover, was born from 26 Feb 1843 to 26 Feb 1844 in Fellongby, Warwick, Eng and died on 5 Aug 1931 in Afton, Lincoln, WY at age 88. 



12. William Harrison "Harry" Walton, son of Arthur Walton and Martha Madora Walton, was born on

9 May 1822 in Mexico, Oxford, Maine2 and died on 3 Oct 1907 in Auburn, Lincoln, Wyoming at age 85.

William married Frances Newell Taylor on 10 Jun 1843 in Mexico, Oxford, Maine.


Children from this marriage were:

i. Harrison A. Walton

ii. Charles Eugene Walton Sr.

iii. John Walton

iv. George Ossian Walton

v. Arthur E. Walton

vi. Albert V Walton

vii. Frances Adeline Walton

viii. William Alphonso Walton

ix. George Washington Walton

6 x. Joseph Henry Walton

xi. Alvin (Albin) A. Walton


13. Frances Newell Taylor, daughter of George Washington Taylor and Abigail Bacon, was born on 26 May 1825 in Augusta, Kennebec, ME, died on 5 Aug 1912 in Logan, Cache, Ut at age 87, and was buried on 8 Aug 1912 in Logan City Cem, Logan, Cache, Utah.


14. Henry Alphonzo Wheelock, son of Cyrus Hubbard Wheelock and Olive Parrish, was born on 28 Nov 1843 in Nashville, Jackson, IA and died on 19 Dec 1929 in Auburn, Lincoln, WY at age 86. Henry married Naomi Sarah Parks on 10 May 1862 in Bountiful, Davis, UT.


Children from this marriage were:

7 i. Mary Annie Wheelock

ii. Irene Wheelock

iii. Alice Barton Wheelock

iv. Cyrus Henry Wheelock

v. William Parks Wheelock

vi. Sarah Ann Wheelock

vii. Millisant Wheelock

viii. Marian Maud Wheelock

ix. Lucy Wheelock

x. Joseph Alphonzo Wheelock


15. Naomi Sarah Parks, daughter of William Parks and Millesant London, was born on 12 Dec 1842 in Louisiana, Pike, Mo and died on 28 Aug 1910 in Auburn, Lincoln, WY at age 67. 



Source Citations

1. Utah Death Certificate.

2. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index.

3. 1880 census.



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