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 Caroline Emily <I>Wilkie</I> Leith

Caroline Emily Wilkie Leith

Birth
Portsmouth, Portsmouth Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England
Death 17 Apr 1924 (aged 76)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot B_36_5
Memorial ID 159256 · View Source
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Caroline sailed on the ship Hudson, leaving London, England, Friday, June 3, 1864 and arriving in New York on July 19, 1864. Caroline was listed as 15 yrs., Spinster. She came to the United States with 863 Latter-Day-Saints under the direction of John M. Kay.

Caroline and Colonel John Reese were the parents of two children; Edward Wilkie Reese and Emily Ann 'Dolly' Reese.

She married Albert Leith and they had three children; Ella Leone Leith, Theobald (Md. William St. Clair 'Sid' #152152), Eliza Pearl Leith, Allen (Md. Joseph Milton 'Milt' #63939034), and an infant son who is buried with his father.

Obituary ~ Salt Lake Tribune, Saturday, April 19, 1924, Page 18, Col. 1 (Note: death cert. died Thur. April 17th)

MRS. CAROLINE E. LEITH died yesterday at her residence, 52 West Eighth South street. She had been a resident of Salt Lake sixty years, and was the widow of Albert Leith. She is survived by three daughters, Miss. D. Leith, Miss Pearl Leith and Mrs. Ella Theobald, and by two sisters, Mrs. M.A. Cecil and Mrs. Sarah Jones all of Salt Lake.

FUNERAL NOTICE ~ Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, April 20, 1924, Page 18, Col. 5

FUNERAL services for Caroline E. Leith will be held at 1:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Evans & Early mortuary chapel, 48 South State street. Those wishing to view the body may do so prior to the hour of service. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Susan
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 159256
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Caroline Emily Wilkie Leith (24 Aug 1847–17 Apr 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 159256, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Susan (contributor 47026796) .