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 Mary Ann <I>Morton</I> Pye

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Mary Ann Morton Pye

  • Birth 3 May 1854 Marylebone, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
  • Death 28 Oct 1906 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Plot N_15_42_2W
  • Memorial ID 83459067

Daughter of William Morton and Elizabeth Hitchcock

Married Caleb Enoch Pye, 17 December 1877, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

Children - Frances Lily Jane Pye, Caleb Birtie Pye, Marion Daisy Pye, Annie Violet Pye, Elsie Evelyn Pye, Dorothy Ivy Pye

Obituary of Mary Ann Morton Pye in the Deseret News, Tuesday, October 30, 1906, page 5.

Very impressive funeral services were held in the Fourteenth ward assembly hall yesterday over the mortal remains of Mary Ann Morton Pye, wife of Caleb E. Pye of Center ward, Salt Lake City.

Bishop Barton, who presided, briefly eulogized the deceased for her known faithfulness while a member of the Center ward, after which appropriate and consoling remarks were made by Elders N. Y. Schofield, J. G. M. Barnes, George Shorten, Nephi Morris and Elder George Teasdale, all of whom were well acquainted with Mrs. Pye while on missions in London.

Deceased was born May 3, 1854, at Marylebone, London, England, and died at her home in this city Oct. 28, 1906, in her fifty-second year. She was baptized by Elder Charles W. Rheese, Dec. 19, 1882, and remained a member of the North London branch until July, 1896, when, with her husband and family, she emigrated to Utah.

Although the friendly hand and pleasant smile of Sister Pye will be seen no more in this life, she will yet live many years in the memory and in the hearts of those missionaries who labored in the London conference between the years named. Naturally kind, sympathetic, and gentle in disposition, these virtues were intensified by her love for the gospel which love never wavered to the last despite her long and intense sufferings.

She was not only a devoted wife and mother, but an esteemed friend to scores who gathered around her bier to pay their tribute of respect, many of whom had known her in Utah, and also across the ocean.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Pye leaves five children, four girls and one boy, to mourn her demise.

Amid a profusion of flowers, the body was tenderly laid to rest in the City cemetery.


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  • Added: 14 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83459067
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ann Morton Pye (3 May 1854–28 Oct 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83459067, citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by SMSmith (contributor 46491005) .