Dr. Israel Ivins



(first doctor and surveyor in St. George)


Israel Ivins and his family emigrated from New Jersey to Salt Lake City, arriving in August 1853 after a
140-day journey.

Israel Ivins was living with his family in the Great Salt Lake City 14th Ward when at the October 1961 General
Conference of the LDS Church, he was called to take his family south to the Cotton Mission. He was part of
the first 309 families that settled in St. George.

Dr. Ivins was the first practicing physician in St. George. He also helped form the first city government and
provided surveying for the town. Dr. Ivins is the father of Apostle Anthony W. Ivins.
Anna died January 10, 1896 in St. George and is buried in Plot A_E_87_6_NH of the
St. George City Cemetery.


Parents and Siblings:
    Anthony Ivins
    Sarah Reeves Wallin Ivins
        Margaret Wallin Ivins
        Thomas Wallin Ivins
        Emeline Ivins
        Israel Ivins
        Anthony Ivins
        Anthony Ivins
        Edward Wallin Ivins

(xx/xx/1781-xx/xx/1851)   (married xx/xx/xxxx)
(xx/xx/1806-xx/xx/1886)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1809-xx/xx/1877)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1811-xx/xx/1855)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(5/19/1815-4/16/1897)   (married Anna Lowrie Ivins and Julia Hill)
(xx/xx/1817-xx/xx/1817)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1818-xx/xx/1870)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1821-xx/xx/1880)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)

First Wife and Children:
    Anna Lowrie Ivins
        Caroline Augusta Ivins

        Georgina Ivins
        Anthony Woodward Ivins  

(11/18/1816-1/10/1896)   (married 3/19/1844)
(4/22/1845-2/2/1884)   (married Theodore McKean
    and John Ezra Pace)
(9/16/1852-9/23/1934)   (married Elizabeth Ashby Snow)

Second Wife and Children:
    Julia Hill Ivins
        Israel Hill Ivins
        Julia Ann Ivins

        Sarah Emeline Ivins
        Marian Emly Ivins
        William Howard Ivins
        Margaret McKean Ivins
        George Franklin Ivins
        Edith May Ivins

(1/15/1833-2/14/1895)   (married 2/12/1857)
(12/2/1859-1/17/1900)   (married Aaron Johnson MacDonald
    and John Ezra Pace)
(12/18/1866-5/5/1937)   (married Sarah Della Lancaster Redd)
(3/31/1868-1/14/1928)   (married Joseph Charles Bentley)
(6/11/1871-11/19/1873)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(6/8/1873-7/18/1853)   (married Walter Sparks Lamoreaux)


Dr. Israel Ivins
WCHS-01922     Dr. Israel Ivins

Photos on the web:
Photos of Israel & Anna


Israel Ivins
by Kimball Stewart Erdman, great-grandson of Israel Ivins
October 7, 2013

Israel Ivins: A Biography
by Kimball Stewart Erdman

Young "Tony" Ivins: Dixie Frontiersman
by Ronald W. Walker
17th Annual Juanita Brooks Lecture,   March 15, 2000

Young "Tony" Ivins: Dixie Frontiersman
by Ronald W. Walker
BYU Studies, Volume 40, Number 1, 2001, pp. 105-131

Washington County Chapter, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers,
" Under Dixie Sun".
1950 with 1978 Supplement.
Page 304.

Douglas D. Alder and Karl F. Brooks,
" A History of Washington County From Isolation to Destination".
Pages 38, 99, and 113.

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