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 Matthew Agerson Laird

Matthew Agerson Laird

Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA
Death 22 Jul 1950 (aged 65)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Eureka, Juab County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 148921 · View Source
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Son of David Laird and Elizabeth Gardner. Husband of Sarah Denton Garrett.

Salt Lake Tribune
July 23, 1950

Matthew Agerson Laird, 65, died Saturday at 3:55 a.m. in a Salt Lake hospital of coronary thrombosis.

A son of Dave and Elizabeth Gardner Laird, he was born July 5, 1885, in Bountiful, Davis County. He married Sarah Denton Garrett in Nephi. Mrs. Laird died 16 years ago.

Mr. Laird was a power plant operator employed at Dugway Proving Grounds, and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Surviving are six sons, Sterl R. Laird, Eureka; Glen M. Laird, Magna; Clarence Laird, Don E. Laird, Salt Lake; Cecil R. Laird, Alvin G. Laird, Ogden; two daughters, Mrs. Hattie Brough, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Deon Brandon, Payson; three brothers, Dave Laird, Provo; Hyrum Laird, Spring Canyon, Carbon County; William Laird, Payson; four sisters, Mrs. Joan King, Payson; Mrs. Kate Steele, Mrs. Agnes Riley, Orem; Mrs. Jessie Johnson, Provo; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services for Matthew A. Laird will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Eureka Ward chapel, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Friends may call at the home of Sterl Laird in Eureka Monday evening and Tuesday prior to services. Interment in Eureka City Cemetery.

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  • Maintained by: Wendy White
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 148921
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Agerson Laird (5 Jul 1885–22 Jul 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 148921, citing Eureka Cemetery, Eureka, Juab County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Wendy White (contributor 46488441) .