John Kemp

John Kemp

Birth
England
Death 9 Aug 1939 (aged 92)
Logan, Cache County, Utah, USA
Burial Lewiston, Cache County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 30628664 · View Source
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John Kemp was born to John Kemp and Phillis Green. He married Amanda Matilda Taylor(Divorced), Rachel Balson Strickland, and Emma Sophia Brown Parsons.

The Salt Lake Tribune
Thursday Morning, August 10, 1939
Page 9

John Kemp

Logan-John Kemp, 82, former resident of Lewiston and father of Bishop John H. Kemp of North Logan, died at his son's home early Wednesday morning of ailments incident to age.

He was born May 8, 1847, at East Rustin, England, a son of John and Phyllis Green Kemp. He came to this country at the age of 26 and first settled in Nebraska, coming to Cache Valley in 1874. He married Rachael Strickland June 8, 1877, in Ogden, and she died in 1907. He married Emma Brown Parsons December 23, 1914, and she survives him, with two children.

Mr. Kemp served an L.D.S. mission to England from 1894 to 1897, and from 1911 to 1917 served in Lewiston L.D.S. Third Ward bishopric. A few years ago, Mr. Kemp went to Salt Lake City, where he served as an officiator in the Salt Lake L.D.S. temple until 1938.

Besides his widow he is survived by a son and a daughter, John H. Kemp of North Logan and Mrs. P. H. Bodily of Lewiston; 23 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Michael Stanley of Logan.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. in Lewiston L.D.S. Third Ward chapel, with burial in Lewiston cemetery, directed by Lindquist & Sons' Mortuary.

Friends may call at the home of Mrs. Bodily of Lewiston Thursday afternoon and evening and Friday until time for services.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 30628664
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Kemp (18 May 1847–9 Aug 1939), Find a Grave Memorial no. 30628664, citing Lewiston City Cemetery, Lewiston, Cache County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Cemetery Walker (contributor 47037844) .