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 Emma Clemenson <I>Graham</I> Kenward

Emma Clemenson Graham Kenward

Tuscola, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
Death 25 Aug 1953 (aged 85)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Plot A_77_2_6
Memorial ID 142047 · View Source
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Independent Enterprise Payette, Idaho Thursday, September 10, 1953
Mrs. Ohms' Mother Dies At Salt Lake
Mr. and Mrs. Chas H. Ohms returned this week from Utah where they were called by the illness and death of Mrs. Ohms' mother, who was well known by many of the older residents of Payette as she visited in Payette with her daughter many times. Mrs. Emma Clemensen Kenward died in a Salt Lake hospital on Aug. 25 after a ten day illness. Born in Tuscola, Ill. in 1868, she was a daughter of David and Sarah Graham. She taught school in Illinois and came west to Utah in 1892. She attended Brigham Young university and taught for a time in the Methodist Mission school in Mount Pleasant. She was married to Ole N. Clemensen, son of a pioneer Utah family in 1893. To them four children were born, Newton O. Clemensen who died in 1943, Mrs. Chas. H. Ohms of Payette, Mrs. Russell H. Goodman of Salt Lake City and Mrs. Joseph G. Beeson of Seattle. Mr. Clemenson died in 1923. In 1930 she married Joel Kenward of Fisher, Ill. He died in 1934.

Funeral services were held Aug. 27 in the First Presbyterian church of Mount Pleasant of which she had been a member for sixty years and burial was in the Clemensen plot in the Mount Pleasant City cemetery.

Information provided by Ralph Edwards.

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