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  • 1. The Story of John Pincock and Isabella Douglas
  • 2. John Pincock is the son of John Pincock and Mary Marsden, he was born in Euxton, Lancashire, England on 27 Jul 1829
  • 3.
    • Isabella Douglas was born in Downham, England,
    • Nov 1, 1833
    • She was the daughter of George Douglas
    • and Ellen Briggs.
  • 4. John and Isabella were born in England
  • 5. England is a long ways away from America
  • 6. When they were in England, John and Isabella were taught by missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Heber C. Kimball Orson Hyde
  • 7. John and Isabella were some of the early Saints in England to join the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • 8. John and his family went to Liverpool to get on a ship to be with the Saints in America in 1841. Isabella and her family did the same a year later.
  • 9. John’s trip from Euxton to Liverpool Euxton
  • 10. Isabella’s trip from Downham to Liverpool Downham
  • 11. John sailed to America in 1841 and Isabella sailed to America in 1842
  • 12. The families sailed from Liverpool to New Orleans
  • 13.
    • From New Orleans their families sailed on a paddle-wheeler to Nauvoo, Illinois
  • 14. Nauvoo was a beautiful place to live after the swamps were drained
  • 15.
    • John got a job driving a team for
    • Father Taylor (President John Taylor’s father)
    • after his parents died.
    President John Taylor
  • 16.
    • John learned to read and write well, even though he didn’t have a chance to go to school.
  • 17.
    • Later, John Pincock worked on a steamboat on the Mississippi River.
  • 18.
    • Isabella’s father worked on the Nauvoo Temple and also worked on the Prophet Joseph Smith’s farm.
  • 19.
    • Isabella had to help her mother with the chores. She would bake salt-rising bread every day in a bake kettle by a fireplace
  • 20.
    • At age 9, Isabella had to take care of her three younger siblings while mother worked away from home.
  • 21.
    • Isabella also had to wash, iron,
    • and mend the clothes.
  • 22.
    • John, Isabella and their families had to leave Nauvoo.
  • 23. John continued to work on the steamboat to earn money.
  • 24. Isabella moved to St. Louis, Missouri with her family.
  • 25.
    • At St. Louis, Isabella became
    • acquainted with
    • and married John Pincock.
  • 26.
    • In 1852, John and Isabella traveled west
    • in the John Parker wagon train
    • to go to Utah.
  • 27.
    • They arrived in Salt Lake City, August 28, 1852
  • 28.
    • After a short stay in Salt Lake City,
    • John and Isabella traveled to Kaysville, Utah where John
    • built a cabin.
  • 29. John and Isabella then moved to Ogden, Utah ... Where they stayed the rest of their lives.
  • 30.
    • Did you know?
    John and Isabella Pincock were real pioneers. John and Isabella Pincock are buried in the Ogden City Cemetery...and you can go there to see their headstones.
  • 31. The End