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Adeline Sproul (Alexander)

Birthplace: Weakley, Giles, Tennessee, USA
Death: Died in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States
Cause of death: Blev påkord av en bil / Hit by a car
Place of Burial: Washington, Washington, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Randolph Alexander, II and Murza Nix Alexander
Wife of Andrew Sproul
Ex-wife of Milo Andrus
Mother of Laron Alexander Andrus; Henrietta Andrus; Lewis Andrus; Liona Andrus; Randolph Andrus and 7 others
Sister of Eliza Snow Alexander; Moroni Woodruff Alexander and Thomas Murphy Alexander
Half sister of Elizabeth Kennedy and Unity Mangum

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About Adeline Sproul

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Willard Richards Company (1848) Age 13

Departure: 3 July 1848 Arrival: 10-19 October 1848

Company Information: 526 individuals were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Winter Quarters, Nebraska. This company was divided into two sections, Willard Richards section and Amasa Lyman Section. The Lyman section left the outfitting post on 1 July and the Richards section left on 3 July.

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Birth: Jan. 1, 1835 Weakley Giles County Tennessee, USA

Death: Sep. 26, 1911 Washington Washington County Utah, USA

Daughter of Randolph Alexander & Murza Nix Alexander

Married Milo Andrus, 27 Mar 1852, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children - Liona Andrus, Laron Alexander Andrus, Randolph Andrus, Lewis Andrus, Henrietta Andrus

Married Andrew Sproul, 1 Apr 1868, Washington, Washington, Utah

Children - Andrew Sproul, Wright M. Sproul, Angus Sproul, Annie Sproul, Isabell Sproul, Myrza Sproul, Mary Sproul, Adaline Sproul

History - The year after her birth, two Mormon missionaries, David W. Patten and Wilford Woodruff, came to the Alexander home.

Adeline was seventeen years old when she and Milo were united in marriage on 27 March 1852. Milo was often away on Church duties or with his other wives and families. Milo was with Adeline shortly before the birth of her fifth child, in July 1862, but he left to some urgent matters, and the baby was born before his return.

In the course of the birth, Adeline hemorrhaged and so was unable to care for the little one. This incident brought the strained relationship head. When Adeline unburdened her feelings to President Young, he canceled her sealing to Milo.

Family links:

  • Randolph Alexander (1802 - 1879)
  • Myrza Nix Alexander (1815 - 1880)
  • Milo Andrus (1814 - 1893)
  • Andrew Sproul (1842 - 1913)
  • Andrew Sproul (1869 - 1960)*
  • Adaline Sproul Schlappi (1872 - 1929)*
  • Angus Sproul (1876 - 1910)*
  • Annie Sproul Jolley (1878 - 1957)*

Burial: Washington City Cemetery Washington Washington County Utah, USA

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Adeline Sproul's Timeline

January 1, 1835
Weakley, Giles, Tennessee, USA
January 27, 1853
Age 18
Big Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
November 2, 1854
Age 19
Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
August 30, 1855
Age 20
Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
April 14, 1860
Age 25
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
July 19, 1862
Age 27
Salt Lake Co., Bingham Canyon, Utah, United States
January 1, 1869
Age 34
December 25, 1872
Age 37
Washington, Washington, UT, USA