Welcome to JnJ Tree Climbers Joni and Julia's Family History Site! Your TreeClimbers are here to help you climb the Epperson & Winward family tree and all its branches including Arven Roberts line of Thompson & Roberts. Our goal is to link source documents and pictures to our ancestors so that others interested may get copies of the information. To see names, documents, pictures and other info click on any highlighted name. This is a work in progress, please check back often.

Today Many Years Ago


443 years ago

death: 8 Feb 1573

burial: 8 Feb 1572/1573

411 years ago

Abigail Bloise
christening: 8 Feb 1605

403 years ago

Elisa Welman
christening: 8 Feb 1613

Elisa Welman
birth: 8 Feb 1613

390 years ago

Samuel Smith
birth: 8 Feb 1626

Samuel Smith
death: 8 Feb 1626


Family Stories

  • The Frank Ross Epperson Story (4412)

    Connie Epperson Rigby -0001-11-30 00:00:00

    My daddy, {joaktree person|4|I280|extended} was born August 14, 1906 in Heber City Utah. Daddy was an adorable child with a mischievous spirit. His father {joaktree person|4|I1365|extended} said, “I sure love this valley, it is heaven on earth.” A...

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  • David Wood and Catherine Crites (1718)

    Administrator 2013-02-08 01:04:21

    November 28, 1999  David Wood and Catherine Crites Catherine & David did baptisms for deceased kin in the Mississippi River previous to the completion of the Fort in the Nauvoo Temple.  She has been described as a quiet, complacent, compliant,...

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    Administrator 2013-02-08 01:04:21

    CATHERINE LENSE BECKSTEAD  BIRTHDATE: 6 Jul 1807 Williamsburg, Dundas, Canada DEATH: 12 Nov 1889 West Jordan, Salt Lake Co., Utah PARENTS: Bartholomew Lence Nancy Castleman PIONEER: Sep 1849 Wagon Train Company SPOUSE: Alexander Beckstead MARRIED: 25...

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    Administrator 2013-02-08 01:04:21

    ELIZABETH AGNES WOOD SMITH  BIRTHDATE: II Jul 1836 Osnabruck, Ontario, Canada DEATH: 4 Feb 1911   Midway, Wasatch Co., Utah PARENTS: David Wood Catherine Crites/Kreits PIONEER: 17 Sep 1852 David Wood Wagon Train SPOUSE: Benjamin Mark Smith MARRIED:...

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Last updated People

Registry updated:
12 November 2012



William Jeffery Winward

May 7, 1961  ~  April 6, 2013

William Jeffery Winward was born Sunday 7 May 1961 to Harvey Frank and Connie Jill Epperson Winward in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jeff attended school in Pleasant Grove through 9th grade. He graduated from Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake in 1979. Jeff started working at Zions Bank while he was still in high school. He attended classes offered by Zions bank to learn computer skills and worked his way up to a systems analyst. He worked at Zions for over twenty years. Jeff was always doing anything he could to help his brothers and sisters, in any way he could, especially financial. Jeff was a loving and caring Uncle to his many nieces and nephews. Jeff was living with our mom for the past five years and taking care of her finances and helping with cleaning and other chores that needed to been done. We were so blessed to have his help!