Stephen Markham

February 9, 1800–March 10, 1878

Born at Rush, Ontario County, New York; son of Dinah Merry and David Markham. Married Hannah Hogaboom, before 1824; participated in plural marriage. Baptized at Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio, 1837. Moved to Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri, 1838, and to Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, before 1841. Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley with the Brigham Young pioneer company, 1847; lived in Davis County, Utah Territory, 1850. Helped settle towns of Palmyra, Utah County, Utah Territory and Spanish Fork, Utah County, circa 1851. Died at Spanish Fork. 1 (See Document 2.5)


  1. [1] “People of the Time,” database, The Joseph Smith Papers (, accessed Nov. 2014), Stephen Markham. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Jan. 5, 2016), Stephen Markham K248-FSG .