George Baum

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George Baum is the son of John C. Baum, who was born March 18, 1804, and Hannah Crismon, born December 8, 1808, Brandywine, Chester County, Pa. George Baum was born November 2, 1829, at Brandywine. Came to Utah September 26, 1850, independent company.

Married Hannah Jane Cloward 1851, Provo, Utah (daughter of Jacob and Hannah Cloward, pioneers 1851). She was born October 12, 1833, and died November 21, 1860. Their children: Jane Elizabeth, born May 14, 1853, died an infant; Mary Jane was born April 25, 1854, married William Wright; Hannah Melissa was born February 4, 1856, married David Nephi Penrod; Martha Melinda was born May 21, 1860.

Married Eliza Ann Allen of Provo, Utah (daughter of Daniel and Eliza Allen), who was born July 5, 1842, and died January 20, 1875. Their children were Eliza Isabell who was born December 2, 1863, and George Daniel born March 7, 1866 and died; John William born April 26, 1868; Owen Abraham was born June 10, 1872; Orson born January 12, 1875.

Married Sarah Elizabeth Carter November 21, 1875, Provo, Utah (daughter of John H. Carter and Sophia Sweat of Oxford County, Maine, pioneers 1849). She was born Aug. 14, 1851, Manti, Utah. Their children: Clara Elizabeth who was born July 24, 1876; Sophia Eldora born January 24, 1878; Jacob A. was born November 7, 1879; David Wallace was born February 25, 1882; Lafayette born April 15, 1884; Arthur born June 21, 1887, and Ernest born September 27, 1888, died; Elmer b. October 21, 1892. Families resided Provo, Utah.

High Pries. Settled at Provo 1850. Freighted from Leavenworth, Kans., to Salt Lake City, 1856, for Y.X. Company. Assisted to bring immigrants to Utah. Farmer, merchant and manufacturer.