Celestia Adelaide Fairbanks

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About Celestia Adelaide Fairbanks

Celestia married Ralph Jacobus Fairbanks September 15, 1877, at Payson, Utah. They had 11 children: David Philo, Ralph Jacobus Jr., Lee, Joseph Earl, Vernon Morris, Lester Johnson, Celestia Adelaide, Estelle, Mildred, Floyd, and Zella Vonola.

A granddaughter, Nola Jo Modine (aka Nola Fairbanks) and a great-grandson, Matthew Modine, became Hollywood actors. Celestia's granddaughter Nola Fairbanks wrote, "My grandma, Celestia Fairbanks came to live with us when I was almost 14. She was ill with diabetes and blind at the time, but she loved to sing and I remember her singing the LDS hymn, "In Our Lovely Deseret". My grandpa, Ralph came back and forth from his business in the desert at first, but eventually, he came to stay as well."



Philo Johnson (1814 - 1896)


Experience Alemeda Brown Johnson (1820 - 1896)



Ralph Jacobus Fairbanks (1857 - 1943)

Created by: Karen Bray Keeley

Record added: Jul 09, 2010

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Celestia Adelaide Fairbanks's Timeline

February 8, 1861
Payson, Utah, Utah, USA
December 10, 1878
Age 17
Sevier County, Utah, United States
February 1, 1886
Age 24
Payson, Utah County, Utah, United States
May 28, 1938
Age 77
Santa Paula, Ventura, California, USA