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 Eliza <I>Fincher</I> Storrs

Eliza Fincher Storrs

Worcestershire, England
Death 1 Mar 1893 (aged 66)
Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Blk. 35 Lot 3 Pos. 1
Memorial ID 84789 · View Source
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Eliza Fincher was born in Coles Green ( Leigh Sinton), Worcestershire, England, a daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth Ansell Fincher. She married John Layton Nov 26, 1846 in Leigh, Worcestershire, England. John died in Jan 1850 at Savannah, Missouri and Eliza married George Albert Storrs on January 24, 1852. She had no children, but she and George adopted a baby girl, Mary Elizabeth Hilton. They also raised a boy, William Bowskill. On the same day, June 29, 1861, that George married his second wife, Lydia Mary Kindred, the Endowment House records show that Eliza was sealed to her first husband, John.

STORRS- At her residence in Springbille, Utah county, Mrch 1st, 1893, Eliza Storrs, aged sixty-six years, one month and three days. Deceased was born at Colesgreen, Worcestershire, England; emigrated to Utah in 1850 and settled in Salt Lake City, removing to Springbille in 1855. She was an active officer in the Relief Society for about twenty years; was beloved by all and died in the certainty of a glorious resurrection.
-published in the Deseret News March 18, 1893

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  • Maintained by: L. Finley
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84789
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eliza Fincher Storrs (28 Jan 1827–1 Mar 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84789, citing Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by L. Finley (contributor 47068673) .