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 Agnes Ellen <I>Thorpe</I> Watts

Agnes Ellen Thorpe Watts

Birth
Nottinghamshire, England
Death 1 Nov 1915 (aged 59)
Weber County, Utah, USA
Burial Uintah, Weber County, Utah, USA
Plot 2-5-W2
Memorial ID 61020 · View Source
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PIONEER OF UTAH SUCCUMBS TO HEART TROUBLE
Ogden Standard-Examiner
Mon. Nov 1, 1915. First Edition

Mrs. Agnes Ellen Watts, wife of Robert N. Watts, died this morning at 2 o’clock at the family home in South Weber of heart trouble.

Mrs. Watts was born in Nottinghamshire, England, April 11, 1857, the daughter of Jarvis and Rebecca Taylor Thorpe. She came to Utah in 1864 with her aunt, Mrs. Mary Haynes and the Murdock company. They first settled in Salt Lake City, afterwards moving to Wilson and later to Hooper. In 1881 she married Robert N Watts in Salt Lake and they moved to South Weber and a short time after were sent to Arizona, as missionaries, where they served for over two years before returning to South Weber where they have resided since. Beside her husband and aunt, Mrs. Haynes, the following children survive; George of Blackfoot, Ida; Lawrence of South Weber; Mrs Mary Robinson of Mountain Green, Utah; Mrs Louis Sterling of Idaho, and Mrs Nellie Cooper of Idaho, Mrs Ivy Russell of Riverdale and William Watts of South Weber; also twenty-one grandchildren.

Mrs. Watts was an active member of the Church of Latter-day Saints and served in the presidency of the Y. L. M. I. A. and various relief societies.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the South Weber hall, Bishop Clarence Earl presiding. Friends may view the remains at the home in South Weber from 5 p.m. tomorrow until the funeral hour Wednesday. Interment Uintah cemetery.


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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61020
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Agnes Ellen Thorpe Watts (11 Apr 1856–1 Nov 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61020, citing Uintah Cemetery, Uintah, Weber County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .