Theresa Bowley Gee

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Theresa Bowley

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Birthplace: Carthage, Franklin, Maine, United States
Death: Died in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of <private> GEE and Lysander Gee
Mother of Audeca Etta Brower; Rozelia McGavin; Eudora Gee; Electa Bates; Austin Gee and 7 others

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About Theresa Bowley

Theresa Bowley, born 7 October 1829, was the ninth of ten children born to John Bowley and Polly Reed Bowley of Maine. She married Lysander Gee in 1846 at Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, and their family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley as a pioneers with the George A. Smith Company of 1849. They settled in Tooele, Utah where she became the mother of eleven children.

Theresa Bowley Gee took the Utah State prize for being the most beautiful woman. Her carriage was tall and stately; her features were deep and prominent - penetrating to the eye. Her hair was black and heavy; and hung in natural waves below her hips. She had large, brown impressive eyes; and her reverential attitude was typical of the sturdy pioneer stock that characterizes the pioneer woman. Her sister, Sarah, was a gifted dramatic artist, having worked in this field for many years in Salt Lake City and San Francisco. Theresa fell down the stairs in her daughter's Provo home and broke her neck at the age of 72, and is buried in Tooele City Cemetery.

Marriage and Children

  1. Lysander Gee (1818 - 1894) in 1846 Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois
    1. Rozelia Gee (1848 - 1918)
    2. Eudora Gee (1849 - 1850)
    3. Audeca Gee (1851 - 1906)
    4. Electa Gee (1852 - 1942)
    5. Elias Amos Gee (1855 - 1870)
    6. Newton Gee (1858 - 1898)
    7. Austin Gee (born 1860)
    8. George Gee (1862 - 1910)
    9. Louisa Gee (1865 - 1911)
    10. Sarah Gee (1867 - 1931)
    11. Almon Gee (1871 - 1886)
    12. Audice Gee (DOB unknown)
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Theresa Bowley Gee's Timeline

1829
October 7, 1829
Carthage, Franklin, Maine, United States
1846
February 12, 1846
Age 16
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
1848
June 1, 1848
Age 18
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
1850
March 22, 1850
Age 20
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
1851
October 18, 1851
Age 22
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
October 18, 1851
Age 22
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
1852
September 12, 1852
Age 22
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
1855
October 20, 1855
Age 26
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States
1858
January 13, 1858
Age 28
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States
1860
March 3, 1860
Age 30
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States