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Isaac Jones Elkington
Male 1834 - 1924


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  • Birth  24 Dec 1834  Finmere, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened  18 Jan 1835  Finmere, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  21 Aug 1924  Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  25 Aug 1924  Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I961  Adams, J Fred
    Last Modified  1 Jun 2010 

    Father  Benjamin Heritage,   b. 21 Feb 1801, Newton, Purcell, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1859, Newton, Purcell, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Ann Elkington,   b. 1 Dec 1808, Finmere, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1895, Newton Purcell, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Jul 1839  Newton Purcell, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F451  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah Elizabeth French,   b. 1 Dec 1837, Sheldon, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1902, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married  24 Dec 1855  West Bromwick, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    >1. Sarah Elizabeth Elkington,   b. 26 Sep 1857, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1925, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. William Henry Elkington,   b. 8 Feb 1860, West Bromwich, Stafford, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1933, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Emma Jane Elkington,   b. 7 Jun 1861, Oldbury, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1941, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Catherine Annie Elkington,   b. 23 Oct 1864, Kings Norton, Worcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1895, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Isaac John Elkington,   b. 11 Oct 1866, Kings Norton, Worcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1867, Kings Norton, Worcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Alice Elkington,   b. 1 Jan 1868, Williamsburg, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1869, Williamsburg, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Alfred Ernest Elkington,   b. 24 Jan 1868, Williamsburg, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1868, Williamsburg, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Fredrick James Elkington,   b. 15 Jul 1871, Williamsburg, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1871, Williamsburg, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Isaac Elkington,   b. 12 Sep 1873, Williamsburg, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1890, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Charles Edwin Elkington,   b. 4 May 1876, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1960, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Clara Louisa Elkington,   b. 19 Mar 1879, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1968, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Phebe Ray Elkington,   b. 20 Jan 1883, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1932, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Elkington,   b. 1885, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1885, Tooele, Tooele, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F373  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    ADAMS, John (1830) & HOWELLS, Mary Price (1833)
    ADAMS, John (1830) & HOWELLS, Mary Price (1833)
    Family Group Sheet with Pictures
    ADAMS, John (1830) - Family
    ADAMS, John (1830) - Family
    John Adams, Walter Isaac Adams, Sarah Elizabeth Elkington Adams, Agnes Adams, Isaac Elkington Adams, Annie Adams
    ELKINGTON, Isaac (1834)
    ELKINGTON, Isaac (1834)
    History

    Headstones
    ELKINGTON, Isaac & Sarah
    ELKINGTON, Isaac & Sarah
    Headstone

    Histories
    ELKINGTON, Isaac Jones (1834)
    ELKINGTON, Isaac Jones (1834)
    History
    ADAMS, John (1830) Autobiography
    ADAMS, John (1830) Autobiography
    Very short personal history. (3 versions) Conversion to Mormonism in England and move to Utah. List of children.

  • Notes 
    • Worked in the iron works in England and learned brick work and plastering. He loved hunting but there were restrictions on hunting in England. He made himself an air gun in a cane, or walking stick, and would shoot rabbits.

      Immigrated to America in 1867 and lived in New York for 7 years, living by the Brooklyn Bridge, where they were active members of the Church.

      Was a stone mason in Tooele. His first home in tooele was north of the Post Office by the F.H. Lougy home. Then they lived at South First West and built a 3 room basement apartment with running water piped from the ditch and a brick bathtub lined with galvanized tin. Isaac later built a room on the first floor commonly called the "little room".

      Isaac studied and taught(in New York) shorthand under the Isaac Putnam method.

      He raised fruit of all kinds including a large patch of rhubarb a a big bed of asparagus, walnuts, almonds,peanuts and all kinds of grapes.

      Middle name also noted as "James"

      see photo with wife Sarah, personal history and headstone photo

      Baptism also noted in family history as 12 October 1865 (probably 1855) at West Bromich and confirmed 12 October 1865 (probaly 1855) by Joseph Turner. He was ordained a deacon 25 January 1857 by Edward Southwick, ordained a teacher 6 April 1857 by Edward Southwick, ordained a priest 1 November 1858 by Henry Stokes at West Bromich.

      He served as 2nd Counselor to President Henry W. Bywater and George Bunn served as 1st Counselor.

      Also baptized 10 feb 2004 in the St. George Temple.
      Also endowed 18 Feb 2004 in the St. George Temple.

  • Sources 
    1. [S88] Daughters of Utah Pioneers-Lois Gillespie, History of Tooele County.

    2. [S88] Daughters of Utah Pioneers-Lois Gillespie, History of Tooele County, p. 489.

    3. [S35] Family Records.