Caroline Little Luce

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Caroline Little Luce

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Vinalhaven, Knox, ME
Death: Died in Jensen, Uintah, UT
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ephraim Grant Luce and Lydia Maria Markham
Wife of John Walker, Sr.; Samuel Comstock Snyder and William Chatwin
Mother of John Peter Snyder; child Snyder; Henry James Chatwin; Lydia Maria Wall and William Ephraim Chatwin
Sister of Esther Ann Hoagland; Andrew Grant Luce; Andrew Jackson Luce; Harriet Ellen Luke and Thomas Benton Luce

Managed by: Nathan De Graw
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About Caroline Little Luce

Caroline Little (Luce) (Walker) (Snyder) Chatwin. Her father was in the 1851 Cummings Company. Her mother and the children came to Utah in 1848 or 1849. Church records prove thay arrived before 7 April 1850. Caroline, herself, was married in Utah February 1851 and she and her siblings are on the 1856 Census. (Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel database).

"Caroline Luce Snyder Chatwin was born September 14, 1831, in North Fox Island, Vinal Haven, Maine. She crossed the plains from Nauvoo to Salt Lake City in 1850, and moved to Ashley in 1877. She was a brave woman and well fitted as a pioneer mother, and greatly beloved by young and old alike. During her later years she made many trips to St. George alone to do temple work. She was married to Samuel C. Snyder on Sept. 19, 1851. Later, she married William Chatwin, in August, 1865.

"Mrs. Chatwin died, at the age of 92, on May 22, 1924." (Daughters of the Utah Pioneers of Uintah County, Builders of Uintah (Springville, Utah, 1947), 74).

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Caroline Little Luce's Timeline

1831
September 14, 1831
Vinalhaven, Knox, ME
1842
1842
Age 10
1851
February 22, 1851
Age 19
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
September 19, 1851
Age 20
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
September 19, 1851
Age 20
September 19, 1851
Age 20
SLAKE
September 19, 1851
Age 20
1852
February 2, 1852
Age 20
Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
1865
September 26, 1865
Age 34
1866
May 2, 1866
Age 34
Heber, Wasatch, UT