Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Arnolds in:
 • Murray City Cemetery
 • Murray
 • Salt Lake County
 • Utah
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
John William Arnold, Sr
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: May 1, 1866
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1952
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Salt Lake Tribune, November 27, 1952:
"John William Arnold, 86, 4970 Glenn St. [Murray, UT] died in a Salt Lake Hospital Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. after a lingering illness.

He was born May 1, 1866, in Salt Lake City, a son of John and Mary Ann Snarr Arnold. He married Elizabeth Lyon Dec. 10, 1894, in Salt Lake City. She died April 27, 1948.

Mr. Arnold was a native of Salt Lake County and worked at the Murray Smelter at an early age for about 10 years.

He drove mule cars in Salt Lake City and was employed by the old Utah Light and Rail Co. He drove the only freight and express line between Salt Lake City, Murray, Midvale, and Sandy for many years.

He was caretaker for the Murray City Park when it was first developed.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Bertha Munro, Los Angeles; Mrs. J. Earl (Roxy) Peterson, Berkley, Cal.; and Mrs. Wilford F. (Eva) Webb, Murray; three sons, Lewis and John LeRoy Arnold, both of Salt Lake City; and Roland Arnold, Murray; 18 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Ed (Ann) Wilson, Ogden.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. at 4750 S. State where friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday prior to services. Burial will be in Murray City Cemetery."

Married #1. Annie Marie Sollis, Aug. 26, 1889 in Salt Lake City, UT; divorced June 2, 1892.
Children: John William Arnold Jr. (Raised by his
maternal grandparents and assumed the last name of Sollis).
Bertha Arnold Munro

Married #2. Elizabeth Baxter Lyon, Dec. 10, 1894, in Salt Lake City, UT.
Children: Harriet Roxy Arnold Peterson
Leo Lyon Arnold
George Richard Arnold
Lewis Arnold
John LeRoy Arnold
Eva Grace Arnold Webb
Norman Harlan Arnold
Roland Arnold
Josephine Arnold
Family links: 
  John Arnold (1832 - 1902)
  Mary Ann Snarr Arnold (1845 - 1869)
  Elizabeth Baxter Lyon Arnold (1873 - 1948)
  Annie Marie Sollis Davey (1871 - 1939)*
  John William Sollis (1889 - 1937)*
  Leo Lyon Arnold (1898 - 1950)*
  George Richard Arnold (1900 - 1907)*
  Louis Arnold (1903 - 1980)*
  Eva Grace Arnold Webb (1907 - 1995)*
  Norman Harlan Arnold (1909 - 1910)*
  Roland Arnold (1910 - 1985)*
  Josephine Arnold (1913 - 1913)*
  John Thomas Arnold (1864 - 1864)*
  John William Arnold (1866 - 1952)
  Harriett Adeline Arnold (1868 - 1868)*
  Elizabeth Arnold (1869 - 1869)*
  Richard Alfred Arnold (1870 - 1892)**
  Eliza Arnold Anderson (1878 - 1948)**
  Minnie Arnold (1881 - 1881)**
  Ann Arnold Wilson (1882 - 1956)**
  William Thomas Arnold (1884 - 1941)**
  Carl B. Arnold (1888 - 1890)**
  Myrtle Arlene Arnold Butterfield (1891 - 1946)**
*Calculated relationship
Murray City Cemetery
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: 07 169 1
Maintained by: Jeanne Borsani
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 59224
John William Arnold, Sr
Added by: Blaine & Elaine Berger
John William Arnold, Sr
Added by: Mark Speer
John William Arnold, Sr
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Doug Downing
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Elizabeth
 Added: Apr. 23, 2014

- Michelle💕ღ
 Added: Dec. 1, 2012

- Edith Webb Menna
 Added: Apr. 25, 2010
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service