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Primrose Davies Arnold
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1882
Tooele County
Utah, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1963
Lynwood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Primrose (Rose) was born to Brigham and Primrose Lee Davies in Richville (Milton), Tooele County. (Neither Richville or Milton are existing townships in Tooele County.) Her mother passed away 3 days after her 8th birthday. The following June, 1891 her father married Elizabeth Griffith Davies.

Primrose was a very industrious and assertive individual. Not afraid to travel throughout the western and eastern United States as a young woman. She worked in various industries throughout her lifetime (seamstress, beautician, restaurant management and ranching) to name a few.

On March 27, 1920, Primrose married James Franklin Arnold. As she states in her autobiography, "He was in the restaurant business. I sold my business and went into his as manager, bookkeeper and helpmate for twenty-nine years, twenty-eight of which were mostly happy... I was divorced on 29 May 1949 in Mexico."

Her brother, Gilbert, and his wife Ruth lived in Inglewood, California. When Ruth died in 1954, Primrose moved in with Gilbert to be company for each other. Gilbert moved to Lake Point, Utah in the late 1950's. Upon his move, Primrose lived alone in a single apartment and devoted much of her time to church activities until her death in 1963. She never had children.

Bio info compiled from family genealogy book "John and Ellen Price Davies - Progenitors of Faith".
 
 
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 Parents:
  Brigham Davies (1853 - 1940)
  Primrose Lee Davies (1860 - 1890)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ellen Davies Griffith (1880 - 1922)*
  Primrose Davies Arnold (1882 - 1963)
  Josephine Davies Brown (1884 - 1974)*
  Bertha Davies Keyes (1887 - 1973)*
  Ethel Davies (1889 - 1890)*
  Gilbert Davies (1892 - 1994)**
  Margaret Elizabeth Davies Guysi (1893 - 1956)**
  Blanche Davies Cluff (1896 - 1964)**
  Eva Davies Hogan (1897 - 1979)**
  Brigham Dewey Davies (1899 - 1996)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Inglewood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Avalon Plot #5767
 
Created by: bwd
Record added: Jul 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54686738
Primrose <i>Davies</i> Arnold
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Primrose <i>Davies</i> Arnold
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Primrose <i>Davies</i> Arnold
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