Thomas & Elsie Elizabeth Palmer Warren

Tom was the son of William and Elizabeth Warren (q.v.) born November 9, 1882, in Durham, England. They came to Utah in 1900 and were living in Highland at the 1910 census. Tom married Elsie on December 8, 1910, and apparently lived in (Number 44 on the 1958 Highland map). Elsie was born November 24, 1882, in Springville, Utah Territory to William and Mercie Johnson Palmer. At the 1920 census they were living in Provo and Tom was a railroad conductor. They had four children: LeRoy, Mildred, Palmer, and Theda. Tom died July 15, 1941, in Salt Lake City and Elsie died August 22, 1969, in Provo and they are buried in the Provo City Cemetery.

William & Elizabeth Trather Warren

William was born August 8, 1842, in Tavistock, Devon, England to Robert and Mary Ann Knight Warren. Elizabeth was born January 1, 1844, in Newlyn, Cornwall, England to Thomas and Eliza Weymouth Trather. They were married in England and came to America in 1900 and the census that year showed them living in Provo. In 1910 they were living in Highland (Number 49 on the 1958 Highland map) and they had the following children: Robert, William, Elizabeth, Alfred, Mary, and Thomas (q.v.). William died September 27, 1910, and Elizabeth shortly thereafter on January 15, 1911, both in American Fork and that's where they are buried.

William Jr. & Margaret Warren

They came with his parents and were part of the first ward organization. William was born in Cornwall, England January 28, 1873 and Margaret was born July 14, 1873. They were married in March, 1898 in Newcastle, England and arrived in the U.S. on April 13, 1899 aboard the "Teutonic".  They had two children: Mabel and William J.  They were living in Highland at the 1910 census and were still here in 1915.  In September, 1918 he registered for the draft as a resident of Price and in 1920 they were living in Salt Lake City.  In 1930 and later they were living in Inglewood, California.  Willliam died March 21, 1943 in Los Angeles

Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland II for the Highland Historical Society

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