Mary Louisa Folsom Brown

Birth
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA
Death 2 Jul 1948 (aged 92)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot PARK_26_5_2E
Memorial ID 194758402 · View Source
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From The Salt Lake Telegram (Salt Lake City, UT) - Saturday, July 3, 1948:
Mrs. Mary Louisa Folsom Brown, 92, pioneer of 1860, died at her residence Friday of causes incident to age.
A daughter of Zerviah Folsom, architect of the Salt Lake tabernacle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, October 9, 1855. Her mother is Eliza Clark Folsom.
In 1860 she arrived in Salt Lake City with her family after crossing the plains in a pioneer covered wagon company. She had been a life member of Ensign camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers and for many years was active in the Relief Society of the 14th and Ensign LDS wards.
On December 8, 1873 she was married to Lorenzo John Brown in the Salt Lake LDS Endowment house. Mr. Brown died in 1935.
Surviving are seven sons and daughters: Lorenzo F., William F., and Florence Brown, Mrs. Ella B. Groesbeck, Mrs. Jennie B. Summerhays, all of Salt Lake City; Raymond F. Brown, Vallejo, California; Mrs. Ethel B. Tanner, Glendale, California; seven sisters, Elizabeth G. and Nellie G. Folsom, Salt Lake City; Mrs. William M. Wantland, Mrs. Thomas S. Butler, Mrs. Amy Inglehard, Mrs. Rachel Jordan, all of Los Angeles, and Mrs. Milton Miles, Santa Monica, California; two brothers, Walter G. Folsom, Salt Lake City, and William G. Folsom, Mapleton, Oregon; 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Ensign LDS ward chapel. Interment will be in Salt Lake City cemetery



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  • Created by: Julie Haws
  • Added: 15 Nov 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 194758402
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Louisa Folsom Brown (9 Oct 1855–2 Jul 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 194758402, citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Julie Haws (contributor 48757442) .