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Mary Jane Whitney Adams
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1875
Parowan
Iron County
Utah, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1947
Cedar City
Iron County
Utah, USA

1947 Utah Death Certificate
Auto accident

Mary Jane Whitney age 72
Mary Jane (Charles D) Adams
Mary Jane (William C) Mitchell
14 Children

1880 Census Parowan, Iron, Utah
New Samuel Whitney 28, blacksmith
Sarah E Whitney 25
Sarah R Whitney 7
Mary J Whitney 5
William F Whitney 2
Rachael G Whitney 9 months

1893 Married St George, Washington, Utah
Charles Davenport Adams, 26
County of Record: Iron
Volume A Page 67

1900 Census Parowan, Iron, Utah
Charles D Adams 33, labor by the day
Mary J Adams 25, 4 children, 4 living
Lucile Adams 6
Orlando A Adams 5
Claribel Adams 1
Maude Adams 7 months
Own home 3rd North Street

1910 Census Parowan, Iron, Utah
Charles D Adams 42, farming, general
Jane Adams 35, 10 children, 7 living
Lucille Adams 15
Orlando Adams 14
Claribel Adams 11
Imogene Adams 8
Claude Adams 6
Sarah Adams 3
Lynette Adams 3 months

1920 Census Parowan, Iron, Utah
Charles D Adams 53
Mary J Adams 44
Lucille Adams 25
Orlando W Adams 23
Clarabell Adams 20
Imogene Adams 17
Claude W Adams 15
Sarah Adams 13
Lynette Adams 11
Woodrow W Adams 7
Afton Adams 5
Homer W Adams 2y 2 months
Hazel Adams 1 year 7 months

1930 Parowan, Iron, Utah
Charles D Adams died suddenly
25 January 1930

1930 Parowna, Iron, Utah
Mary J Adams 54, widow
Woodrow Adams 17
Afton Adams 15
Homer Adams 13
Hazel Adams 11
12 April 1930
Own home on Third North

1940 Married Salt Lake City, Utah
William C Mitchell, age 70
27 January 1940
County of Record: Iron
Volume 3, Page 111
Certificate 1540 Salt Lake Temple

1947 Utah
Car Crash Kill 2 Utah Women
Death of two socially prominent southern Utah women following automobile accidents of April 3 and April 13 Tuesday raised Utah's 1947 highway fatality death toll to 41, 13 below the 1946 toll of 54 during the same period.
Dead were: Mrs Martha Jepson Hastings Isom, 66, Hurricane. Mrs Mary Jane Whitney Adams Mitchell, 72, Parowan.
Salt Lake Telegram, Tue. April 15, 1947, P1.

1947 Obituary
Parowan Woman Succumbs
Iron County Record, 1947-04-17, page 1.

1947 Obituary Parowan, Iron, Utah
Iron County Matron Dies of Car Crash Injuries
Parowan, Iron County
Iron county's 1947 highway fatality toll stood at two Tuesday--the same as last year at this time--following the death Monday at 3 pm of Mrs Mary Jane Whitney Adams Mitchell, 72, who was injured in a highway accident 20 miles north of here April 3.
Still hospitalized from the same accident are the victim's husband, William C Mitchell, prominent Parowan churchman, and her stepson, J Harold Mitchell, 50, Safford, Ariz., president of to Graham stake, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The fatal accident occurred when the car in which the Mitchell family was en route to Salt Lake City to attend the annual LDS conference sessions collided with a large transport truck on highway 91.
Mrs Mitchell was born at Parowan March 29, 1875, a daughter of [New] and Sarah Gurr Whitney. Her father was said to be the first white child born in Iron county after it was founded in 1851.
She was married to Charles D Adams of Parowan, who died 15 years age. She was married to Mr Mithell in the Salt Lake LDS temple in January, 1939.
An active church worker all her life, she also had been president of the county DUP chapter.
She is survived by her husband, 11 sons and daughters, Mrs Sara A Mitchell, Claude and Homer Adams of Parowan; Mrs Claribel A Griffith, Mrs Imogene A Timmons, Mrs Lynette A Chilton and Mrs Hazel Skinner, all of Salt Lake City; Orlando W Adams, Ogden; Mrs Lucille A Switzer, Burbank, Cal.; Mrs Afton A Robinson and Woodrow Adams, Los Angeles; six brother and sisters, Mrs Mabel Hanks, Salt Lake City; Samuel J and William Whitney, Mrs Bertha Mitchell, Mrs Eva Bennett and Mrs Minnie Lowder, all of Parowan.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Parowan City cemetery.
Salt Lake Telegram, April 15, 1947, Page 8.

14 Children:
Lucille Adams Switzer 1894-1961
Orlando Whitney Adams 1895-1968 Ogden
New Whitney Adams 1897-1897
Claribel Adams Griffiths 1898-1979
Maude Adams 1900-1900
Imogene Adams Timmons 1902-1988
Claude Whitney Adams 1904-1976
Sarah Adams Mitchell 1906-1983
Lynette Adams Chilton 1908-1981
Charles Whitney Adams 1910-1910
Woodrow Whitney Adams 1912-1988 CA
Afton Adams Robinson 1914-1985 bur CA
Homer Whitney Adams 1917-1999
Hazel Adams Skinner 1918-2008

Sister Bertha Whitney Mitchell
Sister Mabel Whitney Hanks
 
 
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 Parents:
  New Samuel Whitney (1850 - 1926)
  Sarah Elizabeth Gurr Whitney (1855 - 1932)
 
 Spouses:
  Charles Davenport Adams (1866 - 1930)
  William Cooke Mitchell (1869 - 1953)
 
 Children:
  Lucille Adams Switzer (1894 - 1961)*
  Orlando Whitney Adams (1895 - 1968)*
  Claribel Adams Griffiths (1898 - 1979)*
  Maud Adams (1900 - 1900)*
  Imogene Adams Timmons (1902 - 1988)*
  Claude Whitney Adams (1904 - 1976)*
  Sarah Adams Mitchell (1906 - 1983)*
  Lynette Adams Chilton (1908 - 1981)*
  Charles Whitney Adams (1910 - 1910)*
  Woodrow Whitney Adams (1912 - 1988)*
  Afton Adams Robinson (1914 - 1985)*
  Homer Whitney Adams (1917 - 1999)*
  Hazel Adams Skinner (1918 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Rosetta Whitney (1873 - 1887)*
  Mary Jane Whitney Adams (1875 - 1947)
  William Francis Whitney (1877 - 1949)*
  Rachel Whitney Bennett (1879 - 1957)*
  Minnie Whitney Lowder (1882 - 1965)*
  Mabel Whitney Hanks (1886 - 1965)*
  Samuel James Whitney (1889 - 1956)*
  Bertha Whitney Mitchell (1891 - 1972)*
  Marion Gurr Whitney (1894 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Parowan City Cemetery
Parowan
Iron County
Utah, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Cracraft Proud
Record added: Oct 31, 2005
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Mary Jane <i>Whitney</i> Adams
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Mary Jane <i>Whitney</i> Adams
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- Lived Parowan, Iron, Utah.
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- Married St George, Utah.
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- Born Parowan, Utah.
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