|Birth: ||Feb. 7, 1866|
|Death: ||Jun. 11, 1963|
Lava Hot Springs
Mrs. Rosetta Hunt Byington, 97, former resident of Moreland and Blackfoot, died Tuesday of causes incident to age at a Lava Hot Springs rest home, where she had resided the past few years.
Mrs. Byington was born 7 Feb 1866 at Huntsville, Utah, to Hyrum and Emily Knowles Hunt. She came to Idaho while a young girl and lived with her grandparents in Swan Valley and at Downey.
She was married 10 Jun 1882 to Joseph Henry Byington at Arimo. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple on 10Dec 1890.
The couple homesteaded near Howe for two years, when they returned to Downey and later to Lava Hot Springs, where they lived until Mr. Byington's death in 1929. Mrs. Byington later moved to Blackfoot to be near her children. She served as nurse and midwife, for area people for many years; she was a member of the Moreland 2nd LDS Ward Relief Society and was active in politics.
Survivors include four of 13 children, one son, Lawrence Byington, Bishop, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. Pearl Thompson, Porterville, Calif.; Ruby Daniels, Lakewood, Calif; and Mrs. Jewell Schnurr, Long Beach, Calif, 35 grandchildren, 79 great grandchildren, and nearly 100 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Moreland LDS Ward Chapel with Bishop Dean E. Wheeler, conducting.
Friends may call at the Howard Packham Mortuary Friday and at the church one hour prior to service time Saturday.
Published: Post-Register (Idaho Falls, Idaho) on 13 Jun 1963
Mabel Byington Kofoed
Emily Pearl Byington Thompson
James Franklin Byington
Joseph Henry Byington, Jr.
Celia Isabell Byington Lau Hess
Charles Lee Byington
Thomas Eugene Byington
Jewell Aldean Byington Schnurr
Ruby Lee Byington Daniels
(baby son) Byington
Hyrum Hunt (1840 - 1880)
Emily Knowles Hunt Kyle (1835 - 1882)
Joseph Henry Byington (1863 - 1929)*
Lawrence Byington (1883 - 1968)*
Mabel Byington Kofoed (1885 - 1957)*
Walter Byington (1887 - 1959)*
Rosetta Byington (1891 - 1891)*
James Franklin Byington (1892 - 1938)*
Joseph Henry Byington (1894 - 1961)*
Celia Isabel Lau Byington Hess (1897 - 1963)*
Charles Lee Byington (1899 - 1945)*
Thomas Eugene Byington (1902 - 1919)*
Ruby Lee Byington Daniels (1906 - 1973)*
(baby boy) Byington (1912 - 1912)*
Rosetta Hunt Byington (1866 - 1963)
Zeruah May Hunt Goodman (1870 - 1936)**
Celia Olive Hunt Branson Hickman (1870 - 1923)*
Eva Hunt White (1880 - 1970)**
Feb. 7, 1866 LDS June 11, 1963
Lava Hot Springs Cemetery
Lava Hot Springs
Maintained by: Leland Sorensen
Originally Created by: Bill E. Doman
Record added: Nov 01, 2008
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