Francis Thomas Birch

Francis Thomas Birch (1809-1875) was christened 12 Feb. 1809 in Knill, Herefordshire, England. He was the son of John and Ann Craven Birch. He married Elizabeth Thomas on 26 Mar. 1835 in Herefordshire, England; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 20 Mar. 1840. He died 29 Apr. 1875 in Mill Creek, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Francis Thomas Birch (KWJQ-V4R), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Jun. 2021). Francis Thomas Birch, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/francis-thomas-birch, accessed 5 Jan. 2021). Church of England, Parish Church of Knill (Herefordshire), “Bishop’s Transcripts for Knill, 1661-1857: Baptisms and Burials, 1700-1857,” Francis Birch, 12 Feb. 1809; Hereford County Record Office, Hereford, England; microfilm 1593547, Item 1, DGS 8088950, image 140/637, FHL. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Department, “Early Church Information File;” microfilm 1750661, DGS 7100414, Item 1235-1243/15134, US Canada Films, FHL. Church of England, Archdeaconry of Hereford, “Bishop’s Transcripts for the Archdeaconry of Hereford, 1834-1835,” Francis Birch and Elizabeth Penney [sic], 26 Mar. 1835; Hereford County Record Office, Hereford, England; microfilm 992630, item 1, DGS 8095664, image 93, FHL. “Francis Birch,” Saints by Sea: Latter-day Saints Immigration to America (https://saintsbysea.lib.byu.edu/, accessed 30 Jun. 2021). United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, “Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New Orleans, 1820-1945: 1 Jul. 1840-20 Oct. 1841 (NARA Series M529, roll 21),” Francis Birch; United States National Archives and Records, Washington, D.C.; microfilm 200149, DGS 4882438, image 690/917, US/Canada, FHL. “Francis Birch,” Pioneer Database, 1847-1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/, accessed 3 Jul. 2021). 1870 U.S. Census, Mill Creek Ward, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 20, Francis, Elizabeth and Mary A. Birch. Missionary Department Missionary Registers, 1860-1959, Book A, 1860 Apr. 25-1894 Apr. 27; 1872, p. 23, image 32/160, MS 301 22, CHL. “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849–1949,” p. 170 (1875) Francis Birch; Salt Lake County Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, UT. “Died,” Deseret Weekly News, 12 May 1875, p. 5.

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  • Page 180

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

    Excerpt:
    Also Charles Fields Jonathan Davis Charles Taysom Thomas Vernal James Shinn James Evens John Hill Thomas Harber William Foxsel Thomas Hardane Henry Fidler William Jones Joseph Need Edward Oakey George Brooks & James Watkins William Johnson John Bailey Be Ordained Priest &
  • Page 9

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

    Excerpt:
    William Jinkins {preacher} John Williams Mary Cheese 16th Francis Birch {preacher} ^20^ Ann Birch James Gurney 20th Thomas Kington {superintendent} Elder Hannah Kington George Bourn Ann Teague 21st ^Sunday 22 confirmed 6th^ John Fidoe Lydia Fidoe John Benbow Elizabeth Benbow Elizabeth Woodyatt ...
    Dates:
    March 16, 1840 March 20, 1840 March 21, 1840 March 22, 1840
  • Page 83

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

    Excerpt:
    March 9, 1840 ~ Monday 9th I Preached at Standly Hill & Baptized 7 Persons 2 of which were preachers March 10, 1840 ~ Tuesday 10th I preached at Brother Benbows or Hill farm & Baptized 12 persons 3 of which were preachers March 11, 1840 ~ Wednesday 11th [FIGURE] I wrote 4 Letters one to W. Richards, one to J Taylor, one to W. Clayton, one to Cordon Brother ...
    Dates:
    March 9, 1840 March 10, 1840 March 11, 1840 March 12, 1840 March 13, 1840
  • Page 5

    Part of Mission - 1840 Record of British Converts

    Excerpt:
    William Jinkins John Williams Mary Cheese 16th Francis Birch {[illegible]} ^20^ Ann Birch James Gurney 20th Thomas Kington {[illegible]} Elder Hannah Kington George Bourn Ann Teague 21st ^Sunday 22 confirmed 6th^ John Fidoe Lydia Fidoe John Benbow Elizabeth Benbow Elizabeth Woodyatt ...
    Dates:
    March 16, 1840 March 20, 1840 March 21, 1840 March 22, 1840