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 Cordelia “Delia” <I>Lane</I> Carter

Cordelia “Delia” Lane Carter

Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA
Death 4 Dec 1936 (aged 88)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Blk. 14 Lot 1 Pos. 6
Memorial ID 61999 · View Source
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Cordelia Lane, and twin sister Ciscelia Lane, were born February 10, 1848 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the daughters of William West Lane & second wife Maria Burr (Clark) Lane. Her parents both died on the trek to Utah, and she was raised by half-brother Davis Clark. She married William Huntington Carter, son of Samuel & Hannah Huntington Carter, October 15, 1865 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They were the parents of eight children. Cordelia died December 4, 1936 at the home of her daughter Clora Wilson, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

-published in The Provo Daily Herald Dec 6, 1936


SPRINGVILLE-funeral services for Mrs. Delia Carter, 84, widow of William Carter, pioneer resident of Springville, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Third ward chapel. Burial will be in the city cemetery.

Mrs. Carter who died Saturday morning at the home of her daughter Mrs. Chloe Wilson in Salt Lake City was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1852. She came to Utah with her half-brother, Davis Clark, after her parents died on the plains.

She was an active Latter-day Saint all her life.

Surviving are one son, S.H. Carter, Price; a daughter, Mrs. Wilson, Salt Lake City; seven grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Emma Dunham, Dunlap, Iowa.

{date of birth is incorrect- born 1848, twin of Ciscelia Lane}

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Gravesite Details Incorrect year of birth on headstone- should be 1848 (she was a twin & twin sister' headstone & all documentation show 1848




  • Maintained by: L. Finley
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61999
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cordelia “Delia” Lane Carter (10 Feb 1848–4 Dec 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61999, citing Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by L. Finley (contributor 47068673) .