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 Alice M. <I>Pettit</I> Mecham

Alice M. Pettit Mecham

Utah, USA
Death 7 Feb 1923 (aged 60)
Utah, USA
Burial Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, USA
Plot 1-34-5
Memorial ID 88560 · View Source
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Mrs. Alice M. Mecham age 62 years, and wife of Morgan Mecham died at 12:16 yesterday morning following a lingering illness from rheumatism and diabetes.
She has been resident of this city for the past 20 years. She was born in Salt Lake City February 23, 1860 and has resided also a portion of her life in Rush Valley.
Her Father Edwin Pettit of Salt Lake City survives her as well as a number of brothers and sisters. Bishop
R. N. Bush of Clover is one of her surviving brothers.
Funeral services will be held in the
North Ward Church Saturday (tomorrow
afternoon) at 1 o'clock.

Published in the Tooele Transcript 1923-02-09

Mrs. Mecham is survived by her husband, Morgan Mecham, her father Edwin Pettit of Salt Lake, four brothers Edwin Pettit Jr., Ray Pettit, Archibald Pettit all of Salt Lake and R. N. Bush of Clover; and five sisters Mrs. Emma Jones, Mrs. Lillian Berken Shaw, Mrs. Nellie Martin, Mrs. Elsie McKnight and Mrs.Winifred Reeves, all of Salt Lake City.

Published in the Tooele Transcript 1923-02-16

Certificate of Death
*Dates in the newspaper article and certificate of death do not match*

Daughter of Edwin and Maria Pettit.
Alices father Edwin married Maria Bush, a widow with two sons, and they had one daughter. After her death, he married Rebecca Hood Hill, and they became the parents of fourteen children. Edwin died April 17, 1924, in Salt Lake City, Utah.




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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88560
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alice M. Pettit Mecham (23 Feb 1862–7 Feb 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88560, citing Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .