Miriam Rachel Chandler (Crompton) (1845 - 1909)

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Birthplace: Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Death: Died
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About Miriam Rachel Chandler (Crompton)

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868

Crompton, Miriam Rachel

Birth Date: 14 Oct. 1845 Death Date: 29 Dec. 1909 Gender: Female Age: 16 Company: Homer Duncan Company (1862)

Pioneer Information: In some sources her given name is "Mary Ann" or "Marian".

SOURCE: http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneerdetails/1,15791,4018-1-27023,00.html


DEATH OF MRS. M. R. CHANDLER OGDEN, Dec. 30.--Miriam Rachel Chandler, widow of George Chandler, aged 64, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Samuel J. Grix, at 2247 Monroe avenue, Wednesday afternoon at 2:25 o'clock of pneumonia. Mrs. Chandler was the daughter of Stephen Crompton, and was born at Norwich, England, Oct. 14, 1845. She joined the Mormon Church at the age of 16 and emigrated to America in 1862, coming directly to Utah. She lived at Salt Lake for a short time but has been a resident of Ogden for over 24 years, during which time she has been actively associated with Church work. All her life she has been a great friend of the sick and needy and has nursed hundreds of sick back to strenght. Deceased is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Albert E. Stratford, Mrs. Samuel J. Grix and Mrs. Joseph H. Williams, and one son, Arthur C. Chandler; also 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She leaves a large circle of friends to mourn her death. Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed, but it is more than likely the services will be held on Sunday next.

SOURCE: Desert Evening News, Dec 30, 1909

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Miriam Chandler's Timeline

October 14, 1845
Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
June 1, 1867
Age 21
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
December 2, 1879
Age 34
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
December 29, 1909
Age 64
Ogden, Weber, UT, USA