Sunday, November 7, 2010

Rachel Ovard

Rachel Ovard
Born: 3 Jul 1884 Hennefer, Summit, Utah
Died 11 Oct 1924 Pratt, Pratt, Kansas
Parents: William and Phoebe Hennefer Ovard
Married: Nathan Fisher Haworth
19 Oct 1916 Ogden, Weber, Utah
2 Children
Phoebe Jane and James Simon

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Ellsworth College

Ellsworth College
Iowa Falls, Iowa
Built by James Riley Haworth Ellsworth College
with North Hall on the left and Old Main with the tower

James Riley Haworth

James Riley Haworth
Born 14 Oct 1832 Danville, Vermillion, Illinois
Died: 11 Nov 1917 Ogden, Weber, Utah

James with his son Nathan
Married Melissa Jane Fisher
8 Jun 1856 Toledo, Tama, Iowa
9 Children
Columbus, Durastus, H.F., Martha, Nathan, Frank, Carrie, Jennie and Sarah
At the age of six years he came with his parents to Kokoma, Indiana,
his parents were Quakers but he at the age of twenty five years joined the
Methodist church, remaining a member until his death which occured after a brief illness Nov 11, 1917 at Ogden Utah.
He was a carpenter and contractor by trade, having learned the trade
in Kokoma, Indiana, following same most of his life. He came to Iowa in 1852 was in Lima county for a year, then went to Toledo, about 1854 he came to Iowa Falls, then returning to Toledo.
He was married to Jane Fisher 8 Jun 1856.
He then returned to Iowa Falls, where he bought out a pump business and conducted same for several years. In 1855 he bought a hardware store which he conducted business for 15 years. He built Ellsworth College first building; at Iowa Falls in 1890 or 91. In 1892 went to Fort Dodge where he built Tobin College. He was one of the leading contributors of this place during his residence here.
He left in 1901 for Denver, Colorado, his wife died there in 1910 and she was buried in Shelton, Nebraska. He went to his son C.L. Haworth who lives in Boise, Idaho. He superintended the building of a fine residence for his son at that place.
Two years ago he went to Ogden, Utah. He was a very active man for his age. He was helping his son Nathan build a house in Ogden at the time of sickness and death.
Headstone, Ogden Cemetery, Weber, Utah

Monday, October 18, 2010

Nathan Fisher Haworth

Nathan Fisher Haworth

Born: 3 Mar 1865 Iowa Falls, Hardin, Iowa
Death: 24 Mar 1930 Price, Carbon, Utah, USA

Married Rachel Adeline Ovard
19 Oct 1916 Ogden, Weber, Utah

Two Children:

Phoeba Jane Haworth born:
17 Oct 1917 Ogden, Weber, Utah

James Simon Haworth born:
26 Nov 1918 Ogden, Weber, Utah

Nathan pictured with his to children Phoeba and James