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Agnes Hunter Householder
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1859, Scotland
Death: Aug. 19, 1942
American Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA

Obituary:
EARLY PIONEER GOES TO FINAL REWARD

Mrs. Agnes Hunter Householder, 83, passed away at her home here at 10 o'clock Wednesday night [19 Aug 1942] following an illness of eight weeks of ailments incident to advanced age. The funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Third ward chapel and interment will be made in the American Fork city cemetery. Friends may call at the home Saturday evening and Sunday prior to the services.
Agnes Hunter Householder was born February 18, 1859, at Woodend, Bathgate, Scotland, the forth child of Ebenezer and Agnes Martin Hunter, when she was four, she with her parents and brother Will emigrated to America. On the boat were 764 other Saints coming to Utah. Immediately after arriving in New York they began the trip to Utah and arrived here in October of 1863.
The Hunter family came to American Fork. When Mrs. Householder was ten, her mother died leaving four children in care of her husband's second wife, Alice Parker Hunter, whom they loved and respected.
She married Joseph Householder in May [1], 1877, and they lived in Bingham Canyon. In 1889 they moved back to American Fork and lived here for nine years, they moved to Sunshine, a mining camp four miles from Mercur. Here Mrs. Householder ran a boarding house and was mother and nurse to the camp of some 300 persons. Mr. Householder died June 12, 1912. She married Asher Biddlecome [12 Aug 1909, some] years later he died and she moved back to American Fork with the younger members of her family, where she has since resided.
Mrs. Householder has been a faithful Latter-day Saint, a splendid wife and mother, and loved by all for her honesty and unselfishness. She was the mother of twelve children seven of whom are living: Mrs. Maud Deakin and E. J. Householder of Bingham; Mrs. Elsie Gordon of Salt Lake; Bert Householder of Los Angeles; Mrs. Hazel Calton of Dividend; Mrs. Luella Wilcox of Copperton, and Fay Chipman of Golconda, Nevada. Surviving also are 34 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and the following brothers and sisters; John, Frank, Thomas and Walter Hunter of this city; Oscar Hunter, Lehi; Robert Hunter, Alpine, and Alma Hunter, Provo; Mrs. Mary Olsen, Mrs. Elsie Ashton, Mrs. Jennie Gordon, Mrs. Martha Kirkpatrick, of this city; Mrs. Alice McDaniel of Blackfoot, Idaho, and Mrs. Jessie Olsen of Provo. 
 
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 Parents:
  Ebenezer Hunter (1831 - 1908)
  Agnes Martin Hunter (1831 - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Householder (1850 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth Householder (1878 - 1878)*
  Nellie Gertrude Householder Shelley (1879 - 1937)*
  Agnes Maud Householder Deakin (1881 - 1961)*
  Edith Ellen Householder (1883 - 1884)*
  Elsie Leona Householder Gordon (1884 - 1952)*
  Joseph Bert Householder (1887 - 1966)*
  Hazel Celestia Householder Calton (1889 - 1979)*
  Cassie May Householder Vincent (1891 - 1923)*
  Nannie Luella Householder Wilcox (1893 - 1963)*
  Elmer John Householder (1895 - 1964)*
  Irma Lavere Householder Davis (1897 - 1921)*
  Enola Faye Householder Chipman (1900 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Hunter (1853 - 1926)*
  Agnes Hunter Householder (1859 - 1942)
  Ebenezer Hunter (1870 - 1889)**
  Mary Ann Hunter Olsen (1873 - 1960)**
  James R. Hunter (1873 - 1881)**
  Joseph Franklin Hunter (1875 - 1952)**
  Elspeth Elsie Hunter Ashton (1877 - 1959)**
  Alice Hunter McDaniel (1877 - 1963)**
  Thomas Henry Hunter (1880 - 1959)**
  David W. Hunter (1880 - 1881)**
  Lafayette Hunter (1881 - 1881)**
  Thorton Hunter (1882 - 1883)**
  Elizabeth Hunter (1884 - 1890)**
  Alma Booth Hunter (1884 - 1948)**
  Royal Joshua Hunter (1886 - 1909)**
  Jane Hunter Gordon (1888 - 1976)**
  Alexander Hunter (1890 - 1890)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
American Fork Cemetery
American Fork
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: C-243-7
GPS (lat/lon): 40.39048, 111.79841
 
Maintained by: N Sharpe
Originally Created by: Lee Drew
Record added: Apr 20, 2008
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Agnes <i>Hunter</i> Householder
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Agnes <i>Hunter</i> Householder
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