Welcome to JnJ Tree Climbers Joni and Julia's Family History Site! Your TreeClimbers are here to help you climb the Epperson & Winward family tree and all its branches including Arven Roberts line of Thompson & Roberts. Our goal is to link source documents and pictures to our ancestors so that others interested may get copies of the information. To see names, documents, pictures and other info click on any highlighted name. This is a work in progress, please check back often.

Family Stories

  • David Wood and Catherine Crites

    2013-02-08

    November 28, 1999  David Wood and Catherine Crites Catherine & David did baptisms for deceased kin in the Mississippi River previous to the completion of the Fort in the Nauvoo Temple.  She has been described as a quiet, complacent, compliant,...

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  • ELIZABETH AGNES WOOD SMITH

    2013-02-08

    ELIZABETH AGNES WOOD SMITH  BIRTHDATE: II Jul 1836 Osnabruck, Ontario, Canada DEATH: 4 Feb 1911   Midway, Wasatch Co., Utah PARENTS: David Wood Catherine Crites/Kreits PIONEER: 17 Sep 1852 David Wood Wagon Train SPOUSE: Benjamin Mark Smith MARRIED:...

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  • CATHERINE LENSE BECKSTEAD

    2013-02-08

    CATHERINE LENSE BECKSTEAD  BIRTHDATE: 6 Jul 1807 Williamsburg, Dundas, Canada DEATH: 12 Nov 1889 West Jordan, Salt Lake Co., Utah PARENTS: Bartholomew Lence Nancy Castleman PIONEER: Sep 1849 Wagon Train Company SPOUSE: Alexander Beckstead MARRIED: 25...

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  • ELIZABETH ELEANOR "ELLEN" WRIGHT FARMER

    2013-02-08

    ELIZABETH ELEANOR "ELLEN" WRIGHT FARMER   BIRTHDATE: 22 Nov 1841 Scredington, Lincolnshire, England DEATH: 14 Feb 1889 Herriman, Salt Lake Co., Utah PARENTS: John Ward Wright   Elizabeth Bailey PIONEER: 12 Sep 1861 John R. Murdock Wagon Train SPOUSE:...

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  • EMMA BILLINGS HOLT

    2013-02-08

    EMMA BILLINGS HOLT  BIRTHDATE: 8 May 1849 Outwell, Norfolk, England DEATH: 16 Jan 1930 Los Angeles, California PARENTS: William Billings Emily Chesson PIONEER: 29 Oct 1864 Captain Hyde Wagon Train SPOUSE: Edward David Holt MARRIED: 10 Mar 1865...

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  • John and Lucy Billings

    2013-02-08

    John and Lucy Billings   John Billings, son of John and Thomasin Billings, was born 22 December 1818, at Upwell in Cambridgeshire, in the fens of England. The Principle occupation of this region is farming, and it appears that after receiving some...

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  • MARY JANE ROBEY EPPERSON

    2013-02-08

    MARY JANE ROBEY EPPERSON    BIRTHDATF,: 28 Apr 1836 Hanison, Clay, West Virginia DEATH: 13 May 1915 Midway, Wasatch, Utah PARENTS: Jeremiah Robey Ruth Tucker Robey PIONEER: 17 Sep 1852 David Wood Wagon Train SPOUSE: Sidney Hiram Eppprson MARRIED: 7 Nov...

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  • HISTORY OF SIMON SHELBY EPPERSON

    2013-02-08

    HISTORY OF SIMON SHELBY EPPERSON 1871 ‑ 1950   Simon Shelby Epperson, seventh son of Sidney Hiram (Hyrum) Epperson and Mary Jane Robey (pioneers of 1852) was born in Midway, Wasatch County, Utah, in a pioneer log house in the old string fort January...

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