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Charles Ethelbert and Amanda Irene Cox Watson:  They moved to Highland around 1912 and were still living here at the 1920 census.  Charlie was born March 10, 1877, in Battersea, Wandsworth, London, England to Shadrach Charles and Kezia Chapman Watson. Amanda was born March 11, 1880, in Fairview, Utah Territory to Fred Walter and Nancy Irene Sanders Cox. 
They were married January 7, 1903, in the Manti, Utah Temple and moved to Alberta, Canada shortly after and lived there for a few years.  At the 1910 census they were living in Orem, Utah.  They had thirteen children: Charles Walter, Ada, Elvira, Ida Grace, Belva Ruth, Alma Gerald, twins Erva Irene and Eva Ione, Sanders Chapman, Clyde Ethelbert, Leroy Alfred, Edward George, and Mary Lucile.  Charlie and his daughter, Elvira served in the Highland Sunday School in the early ‘20’s.
By 1930 they had moved to Mesa, Arizona where they remained for the rest of their lives.  Charlie spent seventeen years as custodian of the Mesa Temple.  Irene died June 25, 1939, and Charlie remained until July 14, 1951.  They are buried in the Mesa Cemetery.

George Marshall and Myrtle Annette Gill Webb: George was born in Lehi, Utah on August 22, 1899, to George Grace and Elizabeth Gray Webb. Myrtle was born December 3, 1899, to Joseph J. and Henrietta Gill, also in Lehi. George and Myrtle were married September 10, 1919, and the census records show that they lived in Lehi for the large majority of their lives - living in Highland only briefly. They had five children: Marjorie, Lexie Annette, Maxine, Marshall Junior, and Stanley.
          When George registered for the WWII draft in May, 1943, he was living in Lehi and working for the WPA.
          George died March 13, 1969, in American Fork. Myrtle married Archie Richard Schow on February 2, 1970. She passed away August 14, 1990, in American Fork and is buried beside George in the Lehi City Cemetery.

Sam Webb
played in a band with John Thomas Gordon (banjo), Will Kirkham, Stanley Clark, and Eva Carson.  Located a Samuel B. Webb who lived in North Lehi 1872 - 1959 but can’t verify.

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