Seventh Generation


78. Margaretta "Margaret" WILCOX was born on 23 September 1840 in Schuyler County, Illinois. She died on 3 February 1924 at the age of 83 in Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah.

Birth year seen as both 1840 and 1842.

1880 Census. Mt Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, Hh 412
W. W. Brandon, 44, Working in Saw Mill, b. Iowa
Margaret, 39, wife, b. ILL
Mary K., 15, dau, b. Utah as were all the children
William, 13, son
Elisha, 11, daughter (NOT - this was a son!)
George W., 9, son
Thomas J., 6, son
Minor, 4, son
Evaline, 2, dau

1900 Census. Mt Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, Hh 186
Margaret Brandon, b. Sep 1840, 59, widow
Thomas, son, b. Jun 1874, 25, day laborer

Salt Lake Telegram, 1924-02-04
Woman Pioneer Dies at Mt. Pleasant Home
Mount Pleasant, Feb 4
Mrs. Wood Brandon, 84, a pioneer of Mt. Pleasant, died here Saturday. She was the daughter of Elisha and Anna Wilcox and was born in Missouri in 1843. She came to Utah with her parents when she was a small girl. She was married to Wood W. Brandon in Pleasant Grove in 1860 and to them were born twelve children, seven of whom survive, namely: Wood Brandon, Elisha Brandon, Mrs. Kizzie Rosenlof of Mt. Pleasnt, George Brandon of Castle Dale, Tom Brandon of Boneta, Dick Brandon of Hiawatha, and Mrs. Eva Nielson of Salt Lake City.

Margaretta "Margaret" WILCOX and Wilford Woodruff BRANDON were married on 5 October 1858 in Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah. Wilford Woodruff BRANDON was born on 16 July 1837 in Henry County, Tennessee. He died on 24 February 1900 at the age of 62 in Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah.

Margaretta "Margaret" WILCOX and Wilford Woodruff BRANDON had the following children:

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i.

Mary K. BRANDON was born in 1865 in Utah.

160

ii.

Wilford W. BRANDON Jr. was born in 1867 in Utah.

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iii.

Elisha BRANDON.

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iv.

George Washington BRANDON.

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v.

Thomas J. BRANDON was born in 1874 in Utah.

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vi.

Richard Minor BRANDON.

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vii.

Evaline BRANDON was born in 1878 in Utah.