Eliza Ann Dibble (1829 - 1891)

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Birthplace: Chardon, OH, USA
Death: Died in Richmond, UT, USA
Managed by: Richard Henry
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"...Eliza Ann Dibble, Celia and Philo's first child... was born on August 16, 1829, in their farm home near Chardon...."

"...Eliza was sealed as a wife to Orson Spencer. Eliza stated that she never lived with Orson. His wife Catherine did not accept Eliza as a member of the Spencer family. She said Eliza was trying to break up her marriage, and she objected to her coming into their home..."

"...Eliza lived with a family named Green. They were the parents of Lula Green Richards. On December 28, 1848, President Brigham Young canceledthe sealing of Eliza and Orson Spencer. Eliza was slight of figure and not very tall. She had grayish hazel eyes and medium to dark complexion..."

"...Eliza, age 20, and Henry, age 22, were married for time on February 3,1850, at 4:45 p.m. by President Brigham Young. The marriage took place at the residence of Bishop William Hickenlooper, at Second West, between Fourth and Fifth South, in Great Salt Lake City. Brigham Young' s wife, Mima Young, gave the young couple a wedding supper for which Henry gave her fifty dollars in gold. Henry was a big-hearted man who was generous to a fault..."

"...In 1850 additional men and families, including Henry and Eliza, moved to Tooele County. The settlers, numbering 20 families, laid out a small field which they fenced, divided into small lots, plowed, and planted. They raised wheat, corn, squash, beans, watermelon, and potatoes. To protect themselves from the Indians, they moved their houses to form a square fort. They built a combination church and school building which, in 1851, they moved into the center of the fort..."

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Eliza Dibble's Timeline

August 16, 1829
Chardon, OH, USA
May 14, 1891
Age 61
Richmond, UT, USA
May 17, 1891
Age 61
Lewiston, UT, USA
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA