|Birth: ||Sep. 8, 1838|
|Death: ||Feb. 15, 1921|
Provided courtesy of the U of U Willard Marriot Library, Utah Digital Newspaper collection and Dixie State College from "Washington County News 1921-02-24"
Mrs. Sariah Pulsipher passed away at St. George Utah Feb. 16, 1921,
aged 83 years. She was the only child of Lewis Robbins (who was accidently killed at the rock quarry while rock was being obtained for building the St. George Stake tabernacle) and Francis Smith Robbins. The deceased was born at Far West Missouri, in 1838, when eleven years old her mother died leaving her with strangers, her father was on a mission in England at the time and when he returned he brought a wife with him. When 13 years old, Sariah Robbins started to cross the plains with ox teams, the party landing in Salt Lake Valley in 1852. In 1856 she was married to Charles Pulsipher and in 1862 she accompanied her husband to St. George. They lived at Pipe Springs Ariz. for some time tending the church cattle, and in 1887 moved to Huntington where she lived until the last four years. During the last four years of her life she lived most of the time with her daughter, Mrs. W. E. Alger at Enterprise. about three months ago she was brought to the home of her grand daughter, Mrs. William Cunningham at St. George where she died
Mrs. Pulsipher is survived by three children; Mrs. Sariah Black of Huntington
Charles Pulsipher, of Mapleton and Mrs. Ida Alger of Enterprise also 22 grandchildren and ?? great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held in the St. George Stake tabernacle on the 17th Under direction of the West Ward Bishopric. Singing was furnished by the relief society choir. The speakers were Pres. Edw H Snow, Elder Jos T Atkln. Elder W G Miles, and Bishop Jas. MacArthur.
Interment was made in the city cemetery the grave being decorated with beautiful flowers
She was married to Charles Pulsiher on 16 Jul 1856. They had four children, Charles, Frances Annie, Sariah Eliza, and Mary Ida.
Charles Pulsipher (1830 - 1915)
Charles Pulsipher (1858 - 1931)*
Frances Annie Pulsipher Miles (1860 - 1909)*
Sariah Eliza Pulsipher Allen (1863 - 1946)*
Mary Ida Pulsipher Alger (1867 - 1943)*
Saint George City Cemetery
Created by: Earlene Milano Brokaw
Record added: Jul 26, 2006
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