Rebecca Frances Mangum

Female 1814 - 1894  (79 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Frances Mangum 
    Born 10 Aug 1814  , Giles, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1894  of Nutrioso, Apache, Arizona, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1894  of Nutrioso Cemetery, Nutrioso, Apache, Arizona, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1427  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 23 May 2015 

    Father John Mangum, IV (Patriot),   b. 19 Jan 1763, , Lunenburg, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1843, Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Canida,   b. 10 Oct 1785, , , Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1847, Winter Quarters (now Florence), Douglas, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1809  Eaton Township, Warren, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Joseph Adair,   b. 11 Apr 1806, Laurensville, Laurens, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1858, Washington, Washington, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1840  of, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F790  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Wesley Adair,   b. 18 Feb 1820, , Greene, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1903, Nutrioso, Apache, Arizona, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Sep 1858  Washington, Washington, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F840  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. Per citation below by Samuel Newton Adair, Joseph Adair was Samuel Jefferson Adair's cousin.

      2. Ordinance index also shows sealings of Rebecca Mangum to James Mitchell Mangum in Aug 1859, Thomas Adair in abt. 1858, Gabriel Reynolds Coley in Apr 1858. I do not know what this is yet about. Also Ancestral File shows Rebecca Frances Mangum as a wife married abt 1857 to James Richey with no bio data on Rebecca nor connection to so far known Mangums. She does not appear with any bio info nor parents listed; the entry seems quite vague. There is no ordinance contemporaneous activity in the Ordinance Index which is unusual considering James Richey is clearly listed with temple marriages in the 1850's with his other two wives. It is very unlikely that James' Rebecca is the dau. of John Mangum, the only Rebecca Frances Mangum we know, because she is noted in Richey's autobiography as his sister-in-law married to Joseph Adair. Joseph Adair does not die until 1858. Rebecca shows up by 1880 census married Wesley Adair. None of the censuses with this Rebecca show her married to James Richey.

      3. Per "California DAR Ancestry Guide" by the California State Society of the National Society of the DAR, 1976: Daughter of John Mangum, Revolutionary War private from South Carolina: "Rebecca, b. Aug 10, 1814; m. John Wesley Adair."

      4. Pioneer Emigration:
      A. Per LDS Journal of History, 21 Jun 1847, listed in the pioneer company of James S. Holman, Capt., in Charles C. Rich's Guard organized 17 Jun 1847 and arrived in SLC 2 Oct 1847. In same company are several Adairs with ages and birth dates/places:
      Joseph, 41, 17 Apr 1806, Lawraceville, Lawrance, S.C. [probable cousin; Laurens Co.]
      Rebecca, 32, 10 Aug 1815, Giles Co., Tenn. [Rebecca Mangum, wife of Joseph.]
      Lucinda J., 6, 22 Oct 1841, Itewamly, Miss. [dau. of Joseph and Rebecca; Itawamba Co.]
      Geo. W., 29, 18 Mar 1818, Tennessee.
      Miriam, 20, 31 Jan 1827, Tennessee [wife of Geo.]
      Emaline R., inf., 1 Mar 1847, Mt. Pisgah, Iowa [dau. of Geo. and Miriam.]
      Also two Mangums:
      James, 27, 6 Jan 1820, Sinclair, Ala.
      Eliza Jane, 20, 11 Aug 1827, Greene, Ala.

      B. 18 Feb 2006 unpublished manuscript of Norma Ricketts on a book she is working on about the 1847 pioneer crossings:
      "The Charles C. Rich Company was the smallest company to leave from Winters Quarters during 1847. His company had three tens, a total of 126 people with 25 wagons. This company brought a cannon as well as artillery and ammunition, 25 kegs of black powder, the Nauvoo Temple bell, and a boat. The ammunition was ferried across the river. They left the outfitting post on the Elkhorn River June 21, and arrived in the Salt Lake Valley October 2, 1847.
      Sarah DeArmon Pea Rich wrote of the death of Jacob Weatherby, a member of the Abraham O. Smoot Company. Weatherby was wounded by a Pawnee Indian at the Platte River on June 19 two days before they left the Platte River. He was taken to the nearest tent, which belonged to the Rich Company and died the next morning. Weatherby was buried near the Elkhorn River at Camp Liberty on June 20. "We fixed him a bed and did all we could to ease his pain. He suffered awful pain through the night and the next morning about nine o'clock his suffering ended in death."
      Promptly at 6 o'clock on the morning of June 21, the Rich Company fired a six-pound cannon, and the wagons started out following the first hundred. As the company left Fishing Slough June 25, Captain Rich's oxen became frightened and "partly fell on my son Joseph and hurt him considerably and came nigh killing him."
      The Spencer Company (Eldredge fifty) passed the Rich Company on June 28. A large party of Indians was following the companies, so Captain Rich fired the cannon twice. He noted in his journal that "all things were safe."
      They reached the Platte River on June 29 and waited for some time. There were many wagons in line to cross. On July 2 they found the "Sow" cannon carried by Captain Hunter's company, abandoned on the trail with its carriage broken and tongue gone. The cannon's traveling gear was repaired and the cannon was brought along. A broken wagon axle delayed the company further. On July 9 the Rich Company overtook the Spencer and Hunter companies.
      When the company arrived in buffalo country, Captain Rich shot three and the pioneers were glad to add the meat to their meager food supply. Sarah Rich wrote it was "very dangerous traveling through this country, but we were preserved from serious accident. It was a grand sight to see these herds of wild animals, thousands in a group, racing across the prairies. The fear was that they might attack us in their flight."
      The company passed Chimney Rock, Nebraska, on August 1 and reached Fort Laramie, Wyoming, August 5. They traded some horses for oxen and cows. Travel was difficult because of the heat and dust. Mary Rich, who drove a wagon with another woman, wrote: "We did so well that we had our teams ready for travel at the appointed hour every day after
      that until we arrived in the Valley, as regularly as the men did. We did not grieve or mourn over it, we had some very nice times when the roads were not so bad. We could make the mountains ring with our songsā€¦ we rejoiced that we were going to the Rocky Mountains where we would be free to practice our religion."
      They traveled through the Black Hills with steep slopes and a shortage of water and stopped on August 13 to dig for water in a dry river bed. On August 21, the company reached the Upper Ferry of the Platte River. Their teams were very weak and an occasional ox died as the company crossed the alkali flats.
      On August 26, when four oxen died, Captain Rich left behind the two boats and a wagon, stripping the wagon of its iron parts. John Taylor visited their camp and asked for extra oxen. His company had experienced the death of many oxen. Captain Rich gave him one yoke of oxen.
      On an alkali desert, the Rich Company cut blocks of bicarbonate of soda from Saleratus Lake. Later in Salt Lake Valley this soda was used in making bread.
      They began ascending the South Pass and reached the Continental Divide on August 31. The company noted wind, rain, and snow over the 7,000 foot pass. On the west side of the mountain there was plenty of grass and water. On. September 2 they met a small group, including eight apostles, returning to Winter Quarters from Salt Lake Valley. Several nearby companies halted and joined in a meeting with the apostles. The officers for the Salt Lake Stake were chosen, with Captain Rich as a counselor in the stake presidency, to be ordained later.
      On the west side of the mountain grass and water were plentiful and the teams grew stronger. They stopped a couple of days for the birth of John President Porter on September 4. At the Big Sandy, the company lost another ox, but made steady progress to Fort Bridger, arriving September 16.
      The company was slowed by several wagons with broken axles: one in Echo Canyon September 24, another in East Canyon and another a day later. They crossed Big Mountain on September 30. Captain Cherry of the first ten upset a wagon. The company became spread out as it traveled down the canyons. Captain Rich's mother, Nancy O'Neal Rich, became seriously ill. After passing Little Mountain, the Rich Company resumed the proper order and arrived in Salt Lake Valley, October 2.
      Nancy O'Neal Rich, mother of Captain Rich, died October 5 in Salt Lake Valley and was buried beside the wife of Jedediah Grant, who had died on Big Mountain a few days earlier. Two babies, Catherine Frost (Sept. 16) and William Harker (Sept. 26) were born in Echo Canyon, Utah. The number after each name indicates age at time of departure from Winter Quarter.
      Charles C. Rich Company, Captain. [Adair family in the company:]
      Adair, Emaline Rebecca, infant Born: March 1, 1847
      Adair, George Washington, 27
      Adair, Joseph, 41
      Adair, Lucinda Jane, 6
      Adair, Miriam Jane Billingsly, 20
      Adair, Rebecca Mangum, 32
      Mangum, Eliza Jane Clark, 19
      Mangum, James Mitchell, 27

      C. Per 21 Feb 2002 website : "Charles C. Rich's Guard; Charles C. Rich, Captain; Organized June 17, 1847; Arrived in Salt Lake Valley October 2, 1847; Second Ten; James S. Holman, Captain:
      Adair, Rebecca Mangum
      Born: 10 August 1815 in Giles Co., Tennessee
      Daughter of John Mangum, Jr. and Rebecca Candice Knowles
      Married to Joseph Adair
      Died: 1894"

      5. Censuses:
      1830 US: Pickens Co., Alabama, pages 111-112. The first three related families are all on the same page, the next four related families are on the next page, and James Adair (with son Joseph) is on p. 129:
      Thos. Peeks, males 0-5:1; 5-10:1; 20-30:1; females 0-5:1; 5-10:1; 10-15:1; 30-40:1.
      John Mangum, males 5-10:1; 10-15:2; 15-20:1; 60-70:1; females 0-5:1; 5-10:1; 10-15:1; 30-40:1.
      Cyrus Mangum, males 20-30:1; females 0-5:1; 15-20:1.
      Saml. Carson, males 20-30:1; females 20-30:1; 80-90:1.
      Saml. Adair, males 20-30:1; females 20-30:1.
      Thos. Adair, males 5-10:1; 10-15:1; 15-20:1; 50-60:1; females 0-5:1; 5-10:1; 10-15:1; 40-50:1.
      Daniel Clark (next door), males 0-5:1; 30-40:1; females 0-5:1; 20-30:1.
      James Adair, males 0-5:2; 15-20:1; 20-30:2 (Joseph b. 1806); 60-70:1; females 15-20:1; 20-30:2; 60-7-:1; no slaves.

      1840 US: Northern District, Itawamba Co., Mississippi, related families from full survey of county census:
      P. 136a: Samuel Adair, males 0-5:2; 5-10:2; 30-40:1; females 0-5:1; 30-40:1. No slaves listed.
      P. 144a: John Mangum, males 15-20:1; 70-80:1; females 10-15:1; 15-20:1; 50-60:1. No slaves listed.
      P. 150a: Joseph Adair, males 30-40:1; females 20-30:1. No slaves listed.
      P. 156a: Thomas Adair, males 20-30: 1; females 0-5: 1; 15-20:1. No slaves listed.
      P. 157a: William Mangum, Jr., males 5-10:1; 20-30:1; females 0-5:1; 5-10:1; 20-30:1. No slaves listed.

      1850 US: Utah County, Utah, Roll M432_919, p. 135:
      Joseph Adair, 44, M, Farmer, SC.
      Rebecca, 35, F, Tenn.
      Lucinda J., 9, F, Miss.
      Thomas, 3, M, Iowa.
      Margaret W., 1, F, Deseret.
      Mary Adair, 23, F, Tenn.
      Lorenzo Allen, 44, M, Laborer, Georgia

      1856 Utah: Territorial Census was taken because Utah was trying to get statehood to avoid some of the problems that later came. As a result they wanted as many people as possible and frequently included names of everyone in a family without regard to whether they were living or dead. As a result, some of the people listed with the family may not actually have been in the household in 1856. The Adair and Mangums listed included the following heads of households in the Provo and Payson City area: George W. Adair, James Mangum, Joseph Adair (wife Rebecca), Samuel Adair, and Thomas Adair. Source for the following entry is FHL film # 505,913 (index in FHL book 979.2X22u); Ms d 2929 fd. 33, Payson City, p. 8: Payson City, p. 6:
      Joseph Adair
      Rebecca "
      Lucinda I. "
      Rebecca F. "
      Joseph N. "
      Margaret I. "

      1860 US: Washington, Washington, Utah, enumerated 27 Jul 1860, page 1035 indicates house #1285 and family #1110 (Samuel Adair, Thomas Adair, Wesley Adair, James Richey, Geo. W. Adair, James Mangum, John Mangum, Valentine Carson, John Price, William Mangum, Cyrus Mangum, Samuel N. Adair are all listed as neighbors):
      Wesley Adair, 39, farmer, $150 real estate, $175 personal property, AL.
      Rebecca, 44, TN.
      Frances, 8, UT.

      1870 US: Washington, Washington, Utah, enum. 6 Jul 1870, Roll 1613 Book 1, p. 412a, household 45, family 45 (neighbors include relatives: John Wesley Adair, John Milton Adair, Valentine Carson, John Milton Adair, William Mangum, and Samuel J. Adair):
      John W. Adair, 47, farmer, $500 real estate, $300 personal property, Alabama.
      Rebecca, 55, keeping house, TN.
      Next door neighbor is Rebecca's daughter; entry 46:
      Jeremiah Stayner, 25, farm laborer, $250 real estate, $200 personal property, IL.
      Frances, 18, keeping house, UT.
      Catherine, 1, UT.

      1880 US: National Archives film T9-0036, p. 28D for St. John Village, Apache, Arizona:
      Wesley Adair, Farmer, Self M M W 59 AL Fa:unk Mo:unk
      Rebeca Adair, House keeping, Wife F M W 65 TN Fa:VA Mo:PA
      Note: Several Adairs listed as a neighbors in Apache county.

      6. From Don and Carolyn Smith from one of three part writings of Samuel Newton Adair. [When asked who has the original of this, Carolyn referred me to Becky Hamblin [bhamblin79@hotmail.com] to try to locate the original of this; Becky in turn believes Collins Chapman in Mesa may have it since Collins' mother is the granddaughter who hand wrote it for Samuel. It has not yet been located by Becky. The following is one of the three parts [see Samuel Newton Adair's notes for full quotation]: "Luna, New Mexico, October 7, 1919. I, Samuel Newton Adair, will write what I know about my mother's folks. My grandfather's name was John Mangum and he married Rebecca Noles, so my grandmother's name was Rebecca Mangrum, my grandfather Mangum was a revolutionary soldier with General Morgan (one of his minute men.) He was taken prisoner with a lot of other men by the british soldiers and they set them on a log and split their heads open, all but my grandfather's and he had some kind of varmint skin cap on and that and the skull stopped the force of the sword and it glanced off and cut his ear nearly off and they turned him lose. He married after the war was over as stated above. Their children are: Cyrus Mangrum, Joseph Mangrum, John Mangrum, William Mangrum and James Mangrum. The daughter's names were: Jeney Mangrum, Gemima Mangrum, Rebecca Mangrum, and Lucinda Mangum. They were all my uncles and aunts. Joseph Mangrum married Emiline Hanner, William married Aunt Sally Adair, John married Aunt Mary Ann Adair, James Mangrum married Jane Clark, my father's niece. I don't know who uncle Cyrus Mangum married. Jeney Mangrum married George Crawford, Gemima Mangrum married Samuel Jefferson Adair, my father. Rebecca Mangrum married Joseph Adair, my father's cousin. Lucinda Mangrum married James Richey, my father's nephew."

      7. Joseph and Rebecca had several children including a daughter named Rebecca Francis Adair born in Utah in 1852. Many other researchers incorrectly confuse this daughter with the daughter of Samuel Jefferson Adair who was born in Alabama in 1836 and died a year later. These incorrect reports show a marriage to Jeremiah Stayner but some also show a death date of 1848 which would make her married before she died at age 13 which seems unlikely. Also incorrectly shown are other ordinance entries showing unreasonably dated marriages in Alabama years after the family moved to Nauvoo and to the West in 1846. Jeremiah Stayner did in fact marry Rebecca Francis Adair, but she was the daughter of Joseph Adair and Rebecca Francis Mangum. When Joseph died in 1858, his wife Rebecca soon married John Wesley Adair, the Mormon Battalion veteran. Rebecca, the daughter, followed her mother and stepfather and always lived nearby. For this conclusion, consider the following:
      Ordinance index does report a marriage sealing at the St. George temple on 28 Nov 1877 per film 170579, 431 which is troubling in that the sealing would have been done contemporaneously to her living siblings who would have had first hand knowledge of their sister. There does not appear to be a record of Rebecca in Utah nor a record of an Iowa death with her siblings. If she had not died young in Alabama, she would have been too young to have remained there and not have gone to Nauvoo with her family.
      a. See citation above for 1856 Utah census showing Rebecca as a daughter in James' family.
      b. Note her marriage is reported per website ; "Early Marriages (1862-1919) in Washington County, Utah: Male and Female Surname Indexes," compiled by Wesley W. Craig, Ph.D: "Jeremiah Stayner, residing Hebron, Wash., UT and Francis Adair, residing Hebron, Wash., UT, lic. and mar. 1868 at Hebron, Wash., UT, number GS 026l,037. [No ages given.]"
      c. The Washington, Washington, Utah census for 1870, entry 46, does report the following family living next door to John W. and Rebecca Adair (ages 47 and 55 respectively:
      Jeremiah Stayner, 25, farm laborer, $250 real estate, $200 personal property, IL.
      Frances, 18, keeping house, UT.
      Catherine, 1, UT.
      d. Per Online Ordinance Index: 28 Nov 1877 marriage sealing at SGEOR between Jeremiah Stayner, b. 09 Jun 1845 Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, and Rebecca Frances Adair, b. 10 Apr 1852 Provo, Utah, Utah, per FHL film 170579, p. 431.
      e. Per Online Ordinance Index: 28 Nov 1877 child sealing of Jeremiah Wesley Stayner, b. 30 Apr 1876 Washington, Washington, Utah and died 05 Jan 1877, to his parents Jeremiah Stayner and Rebecca Frances Adair Stayner with proxy of Joseph Jesse Stayner for deceased son per FHL film 170583, p. 46. Note middle name of Wesley.
      f. The St. Johns Village, Apache, AZ 1880 census, pg. 28D, shows living next door to Wesley and Rebecca Adair (born AL and TN):
      Jeremiah Staynor, 32, IL, Unk, Unk
      Frances, 28, UT, AL, TN.
      Catherine, 11, UT, IL, UT.
      Joseph, 7, UT, IL, UT.
      g. Per one entry in Online Ordinance Index, Frances may have died 20 Mar 1908 at Clifton, Greenlee, Arizona.

      8. Excerpt of letter copy received from Email from Rowland Hinton [hinton12@isp.com] 1 Jan 2006:
      "30 Jan 1972, Dear Mr. Price...
      "...I have record of five children for Joseph Adair and Rebecca Mangum. Lucinda Jane born 24 Oct 1841 at Itawamba, Miss. Married before March 1859 to Benjamin Brown Crow, then deserted her husband and family and church and joined the "wicked at a gentile camp". Her husband was called on the carpet for putting her in the way of temptation and he later came before the meeting of the church and confessed his sins and asked forgiveness which he received. Joseph Adair had a son Thomas, born about 1847 in Iowa who shows up in the 1850 census in Utah, but not in the 1860 census. Possible someone found his grave and assumed that it was Thomas Adair who married Rebecca Brown, thence the death date of 1856??? Joseph Newton was born 4 Aug 1849 in Salt Lake City to Joseph Adair and he died 23 May 1851. Next a Margaret W. born about 1850 in Utah, and last Rebecca Frances born 10 Apr 1852 at Provo and died 20 Mar 1906, married 8 Mar 1868 to Jeremiah Stayner. After Joseph Adair died, Rebecca Mangum Adair married (2) John Wesley Adair, son of our Thomas and Rebecca (Brown) Adair as his second wife. As near as I can find out, John Wesley Adair had no children by either of his two marriages. I find the same given names cropping up time and time again. These may give a lead to the ancestry of our Thomas Adair. On the following sheet I am going to try to list some of these names & their parents & see if I can get a pattern. [No accompanying sheet with the copy given me. KP.]"

      9. Email 2 Aug 2006 from Kathy Petersen, a descendant of Joseph and Rebecca : "I know absolutely nothing about his background outside of what you have (and most of it I probably got indirectly from you.) Lucinda had twelve children from several different husbands and my gggrandma was not raised by her, but I've always been interested to find out her story. I have quite a bit of information on her life, but very little on her parents.
      Here's my line (in a nutshell.) Lucinda Jane Adair married Benjamin Brown Crow in 1858 (presumably in Southern Utah.) They had five children but the middle three died in Clover Valley NV in a plague of some type around 1865-1866. My ancestor Lucinda Jane (Jane) Crow was born in 1867 in Hebron, Utah and then Lucinda left BB Crow for a lumber merchant named O.P. Sherwood. He had brothers who, I think, married Adair women later on. BB Crow took the baby from Lucinda and OP and took her to be raised in California by his relatives. She had very little contact with her mother after that, but did visit her in California at least once.
      I know that her sister Rebecca Frances (Frances) married Jeremiah Stayner in 1868 or 1869 in Hebron. They all left Hebron together that spring or summer (against counsel) and headed back towards Clover Valley. Wesley and Becky went too. Lucinda was excommunicated that summer for leaving her husband and BB disfellowshipped for "taking his family to live among the Gentiles and exposing them to temptation." (This info is in the Hebron Ward Records which are handwritten and VERY hard to read.)
      Lucinda lived in Pioche with OP and had several children with him, then married (?) a guy named William Throp and moved to California around 1879 - first Monterey county then Fresno. They had at least two daughters together.
      I can surmise that Joseph had a good relationship with his daughters because they both named their first sons after him."

      10. Information per the "George Addison Mangum Collection," FHL film 2056024, concerning Jeremiah Stayner from a family group sheet prepared by Cecil Curtis Stayner, 320 W. Whittier, Tracy, CA, from the records of Joseph Jesse Stayner:
      Father: Jeremiah Stayner, b. 9 Jun 1845 to Jesse Stayner and Sarah Catherine Greenhall or Greens, d. 2 Aug 1918 at Nutrioso, Apache, Arizona., bapt. in the church, end. 28 Nov 1877.
      Mother: Rebecca Francis Adair, b. Apr 1852 at Provo, Utah, d. 20 Mar 1908 at Clifton, Gral., Arizona, parents Joseph Adair and Rebecca Mangum.
      Children:
      Rebecca Catherine (Kate), b. 18 Nov 1868 at Washington, Utah, d. Oct 1931, m. Frank Bates.
      Joseph Jesse, b. 5 Jun 1872 at Washington, Utah, d. 24 Nov 1929, m. Lemira May Maxwell 24 Aug 1899.
      George Franklin, b. 1874 at Washington, Utah, d. Jul 1959, m. Sarah Olive Mangum.
      Jeremiah Wesley, b. 30 Apr 1876 at Washington, UT.
      Benjamin, b. 20 Jan 1885 at Nutrioso, AZ, m. Rosie Cook.
      Isabel, b. 1887 at Nutrioso, d. 28 Feb 1937, m. Charley Higgins.
      References:
      a. 027435 Washington, Utah Ward Records/Members #761.
      b. 1870 Utah Census.
      c. St John's Arizona Ward Record.

      BIOGRAPHY:
      1. Major autobiography with lots of references to Mangums, Richeys, and Adairs and their history by James Richey [see his notes for transcription] speaks of his relatives: "I left the crop that I had planted with my Father's family, there were only two of us, my wife and myself. Some of my relatives had come on from Pisgah in the company of Charles F. Rich and family on their way to the west. The names of our relatives are as follows: Joseph Adair and wife, Rebecca, sister of my wife; [Note: this is our Aunt Rebecca Mangum who married Joseph Adair and also Thomas Adair, according to Mangum book.) James Mangum and wife; George Adair and wife; [George Adair the brother of Samuel Jefferson Adair] and a lad by the name of Harvey Cla**(?) and also my sister Emily. We left Winter Quarters and went out into a river called the Horn and where people were organized into companies of hundreds and fifties and tens."

      2. Biographical info on this individual's father per the book "John Mangum, American Revolutionary War Soldier and Descendants," 1986, p. 7-16, by Delta Ivie Mangum Hale: "John's second wife died, and he was again left a widower. Following her death he moved to Warren County, Ohio, later changed to Clinton County. It was here that he met his third wife, Rebecca Knowles. The were married Jan. 19, 1809 at Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio. (Marriage Licenses of Warren County, No. 1 and 2, p. 30.) Eight children were born to John and Rebecca. In later life he appeared in court to claim his veteran's pension and gave the following statement regarding his places of residence: 'I was born in Mecklenburg County, Virginia on the 19th of Jan 1763, informed by my mother when I was eleven years old, I had it in a book from the time I entered the service. Until 1805 I resided in Newberry District, So. Carolina. In 1805 I moved to Warren County, afterwards Clinton County, Ohio where I resided until 1811. In 1811 I removed to Giles County, Tennessee where I stayed until 1815. In 1815 I came to St. Claire County, Alabama where I stayed until about 1823 or 1824. Then I removed to Pickens County, Alabama where I have lived ever since and now live.' (Package 370, Vol. 3, Veterans Bureau, National Archives, Washington, D.C.) While living at Warren Co., Ohio, John and Rebecca had a daughter, Gemima, born on Sep. 14, 1809. Two children were born after they moved to Tennessee. These were William on Christmas Day 1811 at Murray or Maury, Tennessee, and Rebecca on Aug. 10, 1814 at Giles, Tennessee. Another two children were born at St. Clair, Alabama. These were John, Jr., born June 10, 1817 and James Mitchell, born Jan. 6, 1820. Another son, Joseph, was born about 1822. The record of his birth date, place and picture are not available to date. A daughter, Jane was born July 14, 1824 at Maury, Tennessee, and their last daughter, Lucinda, was born July 20, 1826 at Carlton, Pickens County, Alabama..."

      BIRTH:
      1. FHL film 392631 LDS "Patriarchal Blessings Index", three blessings:
      A. Rebecah Mangum Adair, b. 10 Aug 1814 at Giles County, Tenn., parents John and Rebecah Mangum. Blessing date 2 Jan 1848 at Salt Lake City, Utah. Lineage: Joseph. Patriarch: John Smith. Vol. 10, p. 342.
      B. Rebecca Mangum Adair, b. 10 Aug 1814 at Giles County, Tenn., parents John and Rebecca Mangum. Blessing date 27 Apr 1854 at Payson, Utah. Lineage: Jacob. Patriarch: Isaac Morley. Vol. 18, p. 75.
      C. Rebecca Mangham Adair, b. 10 Aug 1814 at Giles Co., Tenn., parents John and Rebecca Mangham. Blessing date 18 Feb 1856 at Payson, Utah. Patriarch: John Young. Vol. 25, p. 93.

      2. FHL film 0183374 "Sealings and Adoptions of the Living; Index 1846-1857," p. 693, states: Rebecca Mangum b. 10 Aug 1814 at Giles Co., Tennessee. Also confirmed per Nutrioso LDS Ward Record quoted above.

      3. FHL Film 2456: "Early LDS Church Membership Records for Nutrioso, Arizona": Record of the Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nutrioso Ward, St. Johns Stake of Zion. Page 20 entries: No numbering but this group together:
      John Wesley Adair; father: Thomas Adair; mother Rebecca Brown; b. 18 Feb 1821 at Green Co., Alabama; first baptized Dec 1844 by James Richey; first confirmed Dec 1844 by J. Richey; ordained to 26 Quorum of Seventies Sep 1845 by William McBride; rebaptized Mar 1857 by Bp. Covington; reconfirmed 1857 by Harrison Pierce.
      Rebecca, father: John Mangum; mother: Rebecca Knowles; b. 10 Aug 1814 at Giles Co., Tennessee; first baptized Nov. 1845 by R? Mathews; first confirmed Nov 1845 by Gibson; rebaptized Dec 1847; reconfirmed Dec. 1847.
      James Mitchell Mangum; father: John Mangum; mother: Rebecca Knowles; b. 6 Jan 1820 at Springville, St. Clair, Alabama; first baptized 1844 by A. ?undin; first confirmed by Bryant Knowlin; ordained 3 May 1885 by Joseph Young into 17 Quorum Seventies; rebaptized 1848; reconfirmed 1848 by A. Covington.
      Rebecca Frances Mangum; father: John Mangum; mother: Mary Ann Adair; b. 10 Oct 1843 at Ettawamba, Mississippi; first baptized 14 Feb 1851; first confirmed 14 Feb 1851 by J.J. Bigler; rebaptized Jan 1876 by J. Hamblin; reconfirmed Jan 1876 by L. ?. Nuttall.
      Orson B. Arnold; father: Thomas Arnold; mother Hannah Brewin; b. 10 Feb 1857 at Sheephead,, England; first confirmed 6 Sep 1888 by Hyrum Chapman.

      MARRIAGE:
      1. Wesley Adair's Mexican War Pension Application quoted in Wesley Adair's notes indicates marriage between himself and Rebecca Adair Sept. 1858 in Washington City, Utah.

      SOURCES_MISC:
      1. FHL film 2056023-2056026, especially film 5 which contains Mangum-Adair materials. Title is "George Addison Mangum's Genealogical Collection" which is his lifetime work donated to library in 1998; he was born in Utah in 1922, of Blackfoot, ID and is perhaps a brother to Ivey Mangum Hale. Brief summary includes: 2056023, item 1, book of remembrance; item 2, surname index of changes and volumes; item 3, Person materials; 2056024, items 3 thru 6 and 2056026, Mangum/Adair materials. Included are many family group sheets of sidelines and downlines, many of them unconnected.

      2. FHL Film 1697868 and book "The Mangums of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, Utah, and Adjoining States," by John T. Palmer, Ph.D. Santa Rosa, CA 95409, 1993, 3rd ed.

      3. Nauvoo LDS Land and Records Office research file (copy in my possession as of 2 Jun 2007 and also partially viewable at www.earlylds.com). Includes family group sheet from Ancestral File and copy of Susan Easton Black's book on LDS Members.

      4. FHL book 979.2 W2p: "Pioneers of 1847, A Sesquicentennial Remembrance," by Susan Ward Easton. List of pioneer company participants; information is similar to content I already have.

      5. FHL film 34803 "Heart Throbs of the West," comp. by Kate B. Carter, v. 8, p. 447. List of pioneer company participants; information is similar to content I already have.