• Early Utah Pioneer
  • Mississippi Convert to LDS Church

Biography

William Mangum was born 25 December 1811 in Maury, Tennessee to John Mangum (1763-1843) and Rebecca Canida (1785-1847) and died 26 February 1888 Circleville, Piute County, Utah of unspecified causes. He married Sarah Ada Adair (1815-1852) 1833 in Pickens County, Alabama. He married Sarah Delight Potter (1828-1905) 3 April 1853 in Payson, Utah County, Utah.

1852 William Lane Wagon Company

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Numbered amoung the participants in the William Lane 1852 Pioneer Company, a early Mormon pioneer wagon train traveling from to Salt Lake City in the early summer. Consisting of approximately fifteen families who had lived since spring 1851 at a welfare "poor farm" forty miles north of Kanesville, Iowa, called Lanesborough, were organized into this company under the leadership of their bishop, William West Lane (1797-1852). While the plains of Nebraska this party was hit hard by a cholera epidemic killing Bishop Lane, his wife and several other members of the company.

William's wife, Sarah, was one of those who died from the cholera.

Dixie Cottom Mission 1857

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The Adair Spring Monument commemorates the 1857 group of about 38 southerner families were called by Brigham Young (1801-1877) on to settle the Virgin River area of Southwest Utah and to crow cotton, to decrease the saints reliance on expensive product from back east. The first group was led by Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889) and a second group led by Robert Dockery Covington (1815-1902) who was appointed president of the newly formed branch at Washington, Utah. Other pioneer families joined them in 1861 but this ambitious endeavor came to an end after the close of the Civil War and cotton prices collapsed.

St. George Pioneers of 1861-62

This person was is listed on the Encampment Mall Memorial - a list of over 300 LDS Pioneer Families that helped to settle St. George, Utah in 1861. They were part of the "Dixie Cotton Mission" called by President Brigham Young to raise cotton and other southern crops in the warmer climate of Washington County, Utah.



Children



Offspring of William Mangum and Sarah Ada Adair (1815-1852)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Armelia Caroline Mangum (1834-1916) 21 March 1834 Pickens County, Alabama, United States 15 December 1916 Garland, Box Elder County, Utah Jacob Bigler (1813-1907)
Thomas Jefferson Mangum (1835-1839) 8 December 1835 Pickens County, Alabama, United States 1839 Pickens County, Alabama
Sarah Frances Mangum (1838-1889) 11 September 1838 Pickens County, Alabama, United States 28 October 1889 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah David Crockett Cazier (1834-1929)
Cyrus Franklin Mangum (1840-1896) 29 September 1840 Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States 29 September 1896 Corinne, Box Elder County, Utah Sarah Ellen Allen (1844-1934) Sarah Ellen Allen (1844-1934) Mary Tranter (1855-1928)
William Young Mangum (1845-1847) 5 October 1845 Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States 28 June 1847 Mt. Pisgah, Union County, Iowa
Marinda Elizabeth Mangum (1850-1852) 7 October 1850 Mount Pisgah, Union County, Iowa, United States 28 June 1852 Mormon Pioneer Trail, Colfax County, Nebraska



Offspring of William Mangum and Sarah Delight Potter (1828-1905)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Martin Addison Mangum (1854-1892) 21 January 1854 Payson, Utah County, Utah, United States 10 March 1892 Circleville, Piute County, Utah, United States Mary Jane Ruby (1857-1926)
John Arnold Mangum (1855-1940) 25 November 1855 Payson, Utah County, Utah, United States 14 January 1940 Nampa, Canyon County, Idaho, United States Mary Ellen Crow (1857-1931)
William Carlos Mangum (1858-1862) 18 June 1858 Washington County, Utah, United States 3 October 1862 Washington, Washington County, Utah, United States
Delila Ann Mangum (1860-1887) 20 May 1860 Washington, Washington County, Utah, United States 27 August 1887 Circleville, Piute County, Utah, United States
David Jacob Mangum (1862-1862) 30 March 1862 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States 4 October 1862 Washington, Washington County, Utah, United States
Mary Jane Mangum (1864-1927) 19 January 1864 Diamond Valley, Washington County, Utah, United States 27 December 1927 McGill, White Pine County, Nevada, United States Joseph Johnson Alger (1853-1932)
Emily Almira Mangum (1866-1950) 20 March 1866 Washington, Washington County, Utah, United States 11 November 1850 Pleasant Valley, Carbon County, Utah, United States Levison Hancock (1858-1954)
Harriett Adeline Mangum (1869-1869) 13 January 1869 Washington, Washington County, Utah, United States June 1869 Washington County, Utah, United States









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