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Cynthia Ellen Richards Brewer
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1861
Union
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 1957
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Oldest Union
Citizen Dies
At 95 Years

Mrs. Cynthia Ellen Richards Brewer, 95, the oldest resident of Union, Salt Lake County, died Saturday at 12:25 p.m.

Mrs. Brewer, a temple and Relief Society worker for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, spent her early life in the old Union Fort.

Her father, Silas Richards, was the first bishop of the Cottonwood LDS Ward, and LDS President Brigham Young was a frequent visitor at their home.

Born Sept. 13, 1861, in Union, she was a daughter of Silas and Keziah Francis Brady Richards. She was married to Myron C. Brewer Feb. 27, 1878, in the old Salt Lake Endowment House. Mr. Brewer died many years ago.

SHE IS SURVIVED by two daughters, Mrs. George F. Summerhays, Mrs. Florence Rumph, with whom she formerly resided, Salt Lake City; one son, Andrew A. Brewer, Los Angeles, Calif.; 20 grandchildren, 83 great-grand-children, one brother, Leo Richards, California, and a brother-in-law, George G. Sharp.

Funeral arrangements will be announced from 260 E. South Temple.

The Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, June 16, 1957
 
 
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 Parents:
  Silas Richards (1807 - 1884)
  Keziah Francis Brady Richards (1841 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Myron Charles Brewer (1857 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Silas Myron Brewer (1879 - 1954)*
  William Pearl Brewer (1880 - 1882)*
  James Clarence Brewer (1882 - 1891)*
  Dora Ellen Brewer Summerhays (1885 - 1978)*
  Willard Louane Brewer (1890 - 1890)*
  Florence Brewer Rumph (1892 - 1984)*
  Andrew Albert Brewer (1897 - 1975)*
  Leo Loraine Brewer (1899 - 1899)*
  Ervin Earl Brewer (1901 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Jane Richards Morrell (1833 - 1909)**
  Martha Richards Cox (1839 - 1861)**
  Lucy Ann Richards Brady (1842 - 1921)**
  Frances Ann Richards Mower (1859 - 1946)*
  Cynthia Ellen Richards Brewer (1861 - 1957)
  Silas Newton Richards (1863 - 1929)*
  Eliza Snow Richards Sharp (1866 - 1934)*
  John Willard Richards (1868 - 1947)*
  Albert Richards (1872 - 1920)*
  William Ernest Richards (1875 - 1938)*
  Leo Warren Richards (1878 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Murray City Cemetery
Murray
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: 02 007 2
 
Maintained by: Anne
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
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Cynthia Ellen <i>Richards</i> Brewer
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Cynthia Ellen <i>Richards</i> Brewer
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Cynthia Ellen <i>Richards</i> Brewer
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 Added: Jun. 28, 2016
 
 
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