Joseph S. Wardle, a ranchman who resides on the Boise bench two miles southwest of Boise...His father was Isaac John Wardle, of St. Anthony, Idaho, who passed away in October, 1917, at the age of eighty-two years. He was born in Lincolnchire, (Leicestershire) England, June 13, (14th) 1835, and came to the United States in 1852 (1856) as a convert to the Mormon church. He at once proceeded across the plains to Utah, making the trip on foot with a handcard company, being then a lad of eighteen (twenty) years. He came to the new world unaccompanied by relatives, but after he had been in Utah a few years he sent to England for his parents, who joined him in Utah, he paying their passage to the United States. Twenty-two years ago (1898) Isaac John Wardle removed from Utah to Idaho and resided at St. Anthony throughout his remaining days. He was a sheep raiser and the excellent opportunities for carrying on the industry in Idaho caused him to locate in this state. He was very active in the work of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving as superintendent of a Sunday school in Salt Lake City for eighteen years. He was married three times and by his first wife, Martha Ann Egbert, had ten children...The mother died December 9, 1916. By his second wife Isaac J. Wardle had one child, a son, William H. Wardle, now living in Teton county, Idaho. By his third marriage he had four children, of whom three are living. His family numbered fifteen children together, of whom ten yet survive (1920).
Isaac John Wardle - From the book "Church Chronology" (published 1898)
"Sun. 20. (March 1887) - At a meeting held at South Jordan, the Seventies residing in Riverton, Bluff Dale and Herriman were separated from the 33rd quorum of Seventy...On the same occasion the 95th quorum was organized with Edwin D. Holt, James Oliver, Issac J. Wardle, Albert Holt, Andrew Amundsen, Henry B. Beckstead and Alexander Bills as presidents. The members of this quorum resided in South Jordan Ward."
"April. Fri. 1. (1887). - Herriman, Salt Lake Co., was raided by U.S. deputy marshals; nearly every house in the village was searched, but no arrests were made. Sat. 2. (April 1887) - South Jordan, Salt Lake Co., was raided by U.S. deputy marshals, who arrested Alexander Bills and Henry Beckstead for u.c. (unlawful cohabitation). Mon. 4. (April 1887) Ole Hansen, of Logan, was arrested for u.c. and placed under $1,500 bonds. Tues. 5. (April 1887) - Karl G. Maeser, of Provo, was arrest on a charge of u.c. Lars Nielsen and John Felt, of Huntsville, Weber Co., were arrested on the same charge, taken to Ogden and placed under bonds."
"Mon. 26. (Sep. 1887) In the Third District Court Henry Beckstead, of South Jordan was sentenced to six months' imprisonment and $100 fine; and Joseph H. Ridges, of Salt Lake City, to six months' imprisonment and $25 fine. for u.c."
"Wed. 4. (June 1890) - Isaac J. Wardle, of South Jordan, Salt Lake Co., was arrested for u.c. (unlawful cohabitation)"
Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Esshom, Salt Lake City 1966
WARDLE, ISAAC JOHN (son of John Wardle and Mary
Kinston, the former of Ravenstone, Bng., the latter of Snayson,
Leicestershire, E n g . ) . , Born June 14, 1835, at Ravenstone.
Came to Utah Nov. 30, 1856, Edward Martin "frozen"
Married Martha A. Egbert April 17, 1859 (daughter of
Samuel Egbert and Maria Beckstead, pioneers 1849), who
was bom March 1, 1844, and came to Utah with parents.
Their children: Isaac John b. Oct. 31, 1862, m. Alice Robinson;
Samuel ta. Peb. 4, 1864, d. March 26, 1864; Crella Marie
b. Oct. 15, 1864, m. Zachariah Butterfield; Araminta ta. April
25, 1868, m. Daniel Densley; Joseph Smith ta. Sept. 13, 1870,
m. Sabina Ann Beckstead; Hyrum Smith b. May 26, 1873.
d. July 26, 1873; Silas D. b. July 16, 1875, m. Emeline Orgill;
Junius P. b. June 9, 1879; Btney May b. May 15, 1882, m.
John William Palmer; Edgar R. b. May-15, 1882, d. Sept,
3, 1882. Family home South- Jordan, Utah.
Married Mary Ann Ashton, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter
of William Ashton, pioneer 1856, Edward Martin "frozen"
handcart company). She was born at Oldham, Lancastershire,
Eng. Their child: William H. b. April 5, 1869, m.
Married Sophia Meyers July 26, 1869, Salt Bake City
(daughter of Charles P. Meyers and Annie Jacobson, pioneers
Oct. 1, 1862, Joseph Horne company). She was born Sept.
11, 1849, in Denmark. Their children: Charles M. b. Dec.
18, 1870, m. Harriet Rhodehouse; Hannah M. b. March 13,
1873, m. Robert N. Holt; Atheamer M. b. Sept. 3. 1881, m.
Rosa Powell; Wilford Woodruff b. Oct. 6, 1883, d. Aug. 7,
Took an active part in the Echo Canyon trouble. Missionary
to England 1879; superintendent South Jordan Sunday
school 1879-97; home missionary; ward teacher; high
priest. Moved from South Jordan, Utah, to Parker, Idaho,