James and Janet Adamson Brown: James was born May 20, 1860, in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland to James and Agnes Marshall Brown. He came to the U.S. from Liverpool on April 19, 1879, on the ship “Wyoming”, arriving in New York on April 30. Janet was born August 9, 1862, in Moroni, Utah Territory to Alexander and Mary Hutchison Adamson (q.v.).
They were married in 1880 and they were living in Highland (#32) at the 1900 census but had moved to American Fork before 1910. They had three children by 1900: Mary, Agnes and James. He was counselor, along with William Loveridge, to Presiding Elder James Copeland Orr in 1900. Janet died May 12, 1937, in Burley, Idaho. James died June 5, 1950, in Provo and they are buried in the American Fork Cemetery (on namesinstone.com (map) and findagrave.com).
James Whitmore and Sarah Jane Boddison Brown: This is the second James Brown who seems to have lived in Highland. It is mentioned that he was the second missionary sent from Highland - after James Bolin. James was born March 4, 1874, in Alpine, Utah Territory to William Thomas and Theadocia Preston Brown. He was baptized July 20, 1884, by Henry Moyle. He served a mission to the Central States November 24, 1908 - June 9, 1911.
Sarah was born March 22, 1874, in Staffordshire, England and came to America in 1881. They were married in 1918 in Salt Lake City and they had seven children: Theadocia, Irene, Genevieve, Edith, Florence, James, and Fern. James died January 26, 1931, and Sarah died December 16, 1963. They are buried in the American Fork City Cemetery.
Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland II for the Highland Historical Society
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