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Emma Saxton Hansen
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1858
Derbyshire, England
Death: Mar. 6, 1927
Bear Lake County
Idaho, USA



Mrs. Emma Hansen Morrison, born January 13, 1858, the daughter of Thomas and Rebecca Saxton, passed away March 6th at 9:45 p.m. at the home of her daughter Mrs. Ray (Pearl) Windley in Montpelier.

She was a pioneer having come with her parents Sept. 1869 from England at the age of 11 years. They first resided at Honeyville, Utah, but only for a short time, then moving to Coalville, Utah, living there for 12 years. She was married to Hans Soren Hansen in the Salt Lake City Indoument House, November 1, 1875 and then moved to Garden City where she made her home for the rest of her life. She was left a widow with six children on January 4, 1901. On November 17th, 1920,she was married to John Morrison.

She leaves to mourn her loss a husband and six living children as follows: Chris Hansen, Garden City; Brigham S. Hansen, Pocatello; Mrs. Charles Hansen, Garden City; Olive Hansen, Provo, Utah; Wilford Hansen, Garden City; Mrs. Ray Windley, Montpelier. She also leaves 21 grandchildren and 2 sisters, Mrs. Martha Cross, 538 West 24th St., Ogden, Utah and Mrs. J.C. Farner, Garden City Utah.

Sister Hansen Morrison was a true Latter Day Saint.


Emma Saxton Hansen was born in England. At age 17 she found herself in Coalville, Utah, smitten by a handsome Danish man of 25, so she married him. They moved to Garden City, Utah and received a homestead signed by United States President Grover Cleveland for 120 acres at the north end of Pickleville. After she was widowed at 42 with six children, she got a homestead of 40 acres more on the southend of their property. She died at the age of 69. 
Family links: 
  Thomas Harold Saxton (1821 - 1896)
  Rebecca Slater Saxton (1827 - 1905)
  Hans Soren Christian Hansen (1850 - 1901)
  Dortha Rebecca Hansen (1877 - 1878)*
  Hans Christian Hansen (1881 - 1959)*
  Brigham Saxton Hansen (1886 - 1961)*
  Emma Vilate Hansen Hansen (1888 - 1961)*
  James William Hansen (1890 - 1892)*
  Olive Leah Hansen (1892 - 1955)*
  Thomas Wilford Hansen (1894 - 1964)*
  Pearl Edna Hansen Windley (1897 - 1970)*
  Sarah Ann Saxton (1844 - 1844)*
  Eli Saxton (1846 - 1900)*
  Thomas Saxton (1848 - 1848)*
  William Saxton (1849 - 1849)*
  Brigham Saxton (1850 - 1869)*
  Anna Saxton (1853 - 1859)*
  Catherine Saxton (1855 - 1860)*
  Hannah Saxton (1858 - 1940)*
  Emma Saxton Hansen (1858 - 1927)
  Martha Saxton Cross (1860 - 1956)*
  Solomon Saxton (1862 - 1863)*
  Hannah Saxton Farner (1864 - 1940)*
*Calculated relationship
Garden City Cemetery
Garden City
Rich County
Utah, USA
Created by: Jerry T. Windley
Record added: Jun 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14589827
Emma <i>Saxton</i> Hansen
Added by: Jerry T. Windley
Emma <i>Saxton</i> Hansen
Added by: Jerry T. Windley
Emma <i>Saxton</i> Hansen
Added by: Jerry T. Windley
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