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Ellen U Barney Thurston Wilson
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1862
Parowan
Iron County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1951
Holladay
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Ellen Urselene Barney Thurston Wilson, 89, died on November 14, 1951 in a Salt Lake hospital of infirmities incident to old age.

She was born on July 26, 1862 in Parowan, Utah. She was the twelvth child of 12 children to Edson and Louisa Walker Barney. She spent her early life in Parowan, Pine Valley and St. George, Utah until her marriage to Edwin Tora Thurston on July 2, 1879 at Annabella, Utah. One year later they were sealed in the St. George LDS Temple on December 22, 1880. He died on June 29, 1936. She married to Thomas H. Wilson of Payson, Utah and lived in Payson, Utah for eight years. He died on June 7, 1946.

Most of her life was spent in Annabella, Utah where she was very active in church and civic affairs, was president of the Annabella LDS Relief Society for nine years and worked in the Sevier County Fair for several years.

She returned to Annabella, Utah to make her home, where she has lived until recently, when in failing health she was taken to Salt Lake City, Utah for treatment.

Survivors are two sons, two daughters: Edwin E. Thurston, Provo, Utah; Maud T. Christensen and Glen Walker Thurston, both of Annabella, Utah; Mrs. J. D. (Nellie) Hopkins of Cedar City, Utah; 26 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Saturday November 17, 1951 at the Annabella LDS Ward. Burial was in the Annabella Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edson Barney (1806 - 1905)
  Louise Walker Barney (1822 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Edwin Tora Thurston (1852 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Louisa Lodica Thurston (1881 - 1886)*
  Edwin Elroy Thurston (1883 - 1967)*
  Maud Thurston Christensen (1886 - 1965)*
  Glen Walker Thurston (1889 - 1967)*
  Wayne Thurston (1894 - 1894)*
 
 Siblings:
  Olney Ammon Barney (____ - 1834)**
  Danielson Buran Barney (1831 - 1922)**
  Alice Malena Barney Wilkins (1835 - 1916)**
  Eliza Arabell Barney Wilkins (1837 - 1906)**
  Persis Amanda Butterfield (1841 - 1844)**
  Joseph Seth Barney (1845 - 1939)**
  Sarah Lucinda Butterfield (1845 - 1845)**
  Partha Ann Barney Hunt (1850 - 1928)*
  Lillus Louisa Barney Keyes (1852 - 1917)*
  Rosetta Martha Barney Davis (1859 - 1932)*
  Ellen U Barney Thurston Wilson (1862 - 1951)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Annabella Cemetery
Annabella
Sevier County
Utah, USA
Plot: Block 6 Lot 23 Grave S:a
 
Created by: Marsha Thurston
Record added: Nov 20, 2009
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Ellen U <i>Barney</i> Thurston Wilson
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Ellen U <i>Barney</i> Thurston Wilson
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