James Williams Angell
15 October 1776
Solomon Angell (1741-1806)
Mary Tripp (1748-1819)
7 November 1851
of unspecified causes. He married
Phebe Ann Morton (1786-1854)
circa 1802 in
His middle name is often given as William, but according to a family history, he was named James Williams Angell in honor of the Protestant theologian
Roger Williams (c1595). James and his wife, Phebe Morton Angell were married about 1802 in New York. They had 10 children, several of whom joined the Mormon Church in the 1830s and went on to play prominent roles in early church history.
James and Phebe eventually separated. She moved to Utah with several of her grown children, and died there in 1854. James lived for a time in
Lake County, Ohio, but moved to Dodge County, Wisconsin about 1844 with his daughter Phebe Ann Johnson and her family. He died in Leroy, Dodge, Wisconsin in 1851.
Marriage and Family
- 2nd wife of Mormon leader Mary Ann Angell (1808-1882) Brigham Young (1801-1877)
- after divorce from Valentine Young (no relation), she was married to Mormon leader Jemima Angell (1804-1869) Brigham Young (1801-1877) as a plural wife on same day he also married Phebe Ann.
- member of Solomon Angell (1806-1881) Zion's Camp (1834), member of LDS Church 1st Quorum of Seventy, Mormon pioneer that helped to settle Washington County, Utah.
Hiram Angell (1807-1829) - chosen as the architect for the LDS Church and built the Salt Lake Tabernacle, the Beehive House, the Lion House and the Salt Lake City Temple.
Truman Osborn Angell (1810-1887) - wrote an interesting chronicle of the family's struggle on their journey from Caroline Frances Angell (1825-1908) Providence, Rhode Island to Salt Lake City, Utah including their stays in Ohio, Missouri, Nauvoo and Winter Quarters.
Offspring of James Williams Angell and Phebe Ann Morton (1786-1854)
Mary Ann Angell (1808-1882)
8 June 1808 North Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
27 June 1882 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Brigham Young (1801-1877)
Jemima Angell (1804-1869)
4 October 1804 Camden, Oneida County, New York
16 July 1869 Wanship, Summit County, Utah
Valentine W. Young (c1800-1843) William Stringham Brigham Young (1801-1877)
Solomon Angell (1806-1881)
26 April 1806 Florence, Oneida County, New York
20 September 1881 Leeds, Washington County, Utah
Eunice Clark Young (1809-1879) Lucinda Clark (1822-1904) Anna Cajia Johanson (1835-1914)
Hiram Angell (1807-1829)
17 July 1807 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
7 September 1829 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Truman Osborn Angell (1810-1887)
5 June 1810 North Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
16 October 1887 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah
Polly Ann Johnson (1813-1876) Susan Eliza Savage (1825-1893) Mary Ann Johnson (1836-1906)
Caroline Frances Angell (1825-1908)
3 October 1825 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
28 October 1908 Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, United States
George David Varner Davis (1823-1870) Joseph Holbrook (1806-1885)