John Sheridan McBride (1872-1942)

John Sheridan McBride
John S. McBride
Born:23 Jan 1872 Fillmore, Utah
Died:17 Feb 1942 Lincoln, Utah
Father:Reuben Augustus McBride
Mother:Harriet Columbia Williams
SiblingsCharles Reuben McBride
Roy Wesley McBride
Harriet May McBride
Mary Columbia McBride
John Sheridan McBride
Married:17 Jun 1894 Fillmore, Utah
Spouse:Elizabeth Ann Ashby
Children:Van Francis McBride
Martha Ann McBride
Ray Ashby McBride
John Sheridan McBride was born Tuesday, January 23, 1872, at the Fillmore, Millard County home of Reuben Augustus McBride and Harriet Columbia Williams. He was the fifth and youngest child, having two older brothers and sisters.

John grew up in Fillmore, attending the schools there. Eventually John met and courted Elizabeth Ann Ashby, daughter of Nathaniel Ashby and Martha Ann Truman.

On Tuesday, June 19, 1894, John and Libby were married in Fillmore. Later they were sealed for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake Temple in 1915. The young couple made their home in Fillmore for a time, where John worked as a farmer and stock raiser. Eventually the family moved to Tooele County, Utah, where their last child was born. Libby and John had the following children:
Van Francis McBride, b. 20 Apr 1895, d. 5 Jun 1951,
          m. Lily Mae Isgreen, 16 Apr 1919 (D)
          m. (2) Verne Fuller, 25 Oct 1926
Martha Ashby McBride, b. 5 Jun 1900, d. 19 Dec 1902
Ray Ashby McBride, b. 13 Feb 1916, m. Aurelia Nielsen, 30 Jun 1937
The McBride family settled in Lincoln, a small town north of Tooele, where they were active members of the Lake View Ward. John was an Elder in the Church. John worked at the Smelter east of Tooele that his older brother, Charles R. McBride, had started. John became the foreman of the Highline at the Smelter.
On Tuesday, February 17, 1942, after a long illness, John Sheridan McBride died, aged 70 years and 25 days. He was buried in the Tooele City Cemetery 2 days later. He left his wife, two sons, four grandchildren, a brother and his two sisters to mourn his passing.


Day, Stella H. Builders of Early Millard, p. 466.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ancestral File, data as of 5 January 1998, Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. LDS Family Group Records Collection (Patron Section), Family of John Sheridan McBride & Elizabeth Ann Ashby, Submitted by Janice McBride Duff

Deseret News, Wednesday, 18 Feb 1942, p. 16, LDS Film #27158.

The Transcript-Bulletin, Vol. 61, Number 95, Tuesday, May 8, 1956, page 1.

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