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Mary Almina "May" Beers Browning
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1873
Pleasant Grove
Utah County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1958
Saint George
Washington County
Utah, USA


Mary Almina was born on November 19, 1873 in Pleasant Grove, Utah. She spent her early days there working in her father's store, and attending district school. She was secretary in the Primary, and a teacher in Sunday School. She attended Brigham Young Academy in Provo. She later taught school in Pleasant Grove and Vernal, Utah. She was also active in Stake Primary work, and in the Young Ladies MIA. She managed millinery establishments in Vernal, Lehi and Vernal.

In 1921 she married William Jonathan Browning in Salt Lake City. They made their home in Ogden where she was active in Relief Society, genealogy and temple work. At the time of this account, September 1952, she was making her home in Salt Lake City. Besides her house and garden she was teaching the truths of the LDS church. She had one living son, Max Browning, and two granddaughters.

On November 20, 1958, she died in a Saint George rest home. Her husband, W. J. Browning died in 1954. She was buried on St. George, Utah on November 21, 1958.

History provided by Jeanne McFadden
Transcribed by Rhonda

ST. GEORGE--Mrs. Mary Almina Browning, 85, died Thursday in a St. George rest home after an extended illness.

Born Nov. 18. 1873, Pleasant Grove to Franklin and Elizabeth Ann Glines Beers. Married to Dr. W. J. Browning, who died in 1954. Member, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, former Salt Lake and Ogden resident.

Survivors: son, Max, Downey, California; two granddaughters; a sister, Mrs. Jane McArthur, Salt Lake City; brother, Milton L., Lakewood, California; niece, Mrs. Helen D. Weeks, Clearfield.

Funeral conducted Friday 1 p.m. Cannon Funeral Home, St. George. Burial, St. George.

Salt Lake Tribune
Nov. 26, 1958
transcribed by Rhonda Holton

Born on November 19, 1873 at Pleasant Grove, Utah, a daughter of Franklin Beers and Elizabeth Ann Glines Beers. She was the third child. She had two older sisters, Susan Elizabeth Beers and Annie Louisa Beers.

She was married on June 8, 1915 at St. George, Utah to William Jonathan Browning, son of William Wallace Browning and Sarah Josephine Elmer Browning. They had at least one chid, Max Browning. She was fondly called "Aunt May" by family members.

She passed away on November 20, 1958 at St. George, Utah and buried at St. George Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Franklin Beers (1842 - 1905)
  Elizabeth Ann Glines Beers (1852 - 1929)
  William Jonathan Browning (1883 - 1946)
  Susan Elizabeth Beers (1870 - 1874)*
  Annie Louisa Beers Driggs (1871 - 1943)*
  Mary Almina Beers Browning (1873 - 1958)
  Mary Almina Beers Browning (1873 - 1958)*
  Franklin Clare Beers (1876 - 1958)*
  Clara Jane Beers McArthur (1878 - 1961)*
  James "Warren" Beers (1880 - 1943)*
  Nellie Beers Pope (1883 - 1932)*
  Olive Beers Clayton (1886 - 1941)*
  William Lester Beers (1887 - 1888)*
  Ethel Beers Isham (1890 - 1936)*
  Milton Lavere Beers (1893 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint George City Cemetery
Saint George
Washington County
Utah, USA
Plot: C_29_31_1
Maintained by: Rhonda
Originally Created by: Burnt Almond Fudge
Record added: Nov 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23021264
Mary Almina May <i>Beers</i> Browning
Added by: Jeanne Chorniak McFadden
Mary Almina May <i>Beers</i> Browning
Added by: Burnt Almond Fudge
Mary Almina May <i>Beers</i> Browning
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- Rhonda
 Added: Mar. 17, 2011

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