John And Isabella


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John And Isabella

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