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 Martha Amelia <I>Jewel</I> Beemus

Martha Amelia Jewel Beemus

Birth
Maine, USA
Death 12 Sep 1892 (aged 84)
Manti, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Burial Manti, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 15519824 · View Source
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Martha Amelia Jewell was born in 1808 in Maine. She married Lynus Beemus on Febraury 25, 1827. He was from Ashtabula Ohio. They were parents of ten children, all born in Lewistown, Illinois.

Lynus was a farmer by trade , but hearing of the gold in California he wanted to try his luck. They came across the plains with a company bound for the gold fields in the early 1850's. Martha being the only member of the Church in her family persuaded him to stay in Utah.

They settled in Manti Utah in 1854. Record show that he was baptized in March 1858, and died three weeks later. Martha continued to live in Manti for another thrity-four years, and died there at the age of eighty-five.


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  • Created by: Angela Steckler
  • Added: 26 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15519824
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Amelia Jewel Beemus (23 Jan 1808–12 Sep 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15519824, citing Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Angela Steckler (contributor 46846175) .