Esther Ursula Egglestone

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Esther Ursula Egglestone

Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Hiram, Portage, Ohio, United States
Death: January 10, 1888 (69)
Millville, Cache County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Millville, Cache County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Curtis Egglestone and Amarilla Amanda Fowler Egglestone
Wife of Martin Wood
Mother of Harriet Ann Woolf; Silas Martin Wood, Sr. and Maria Laverna Pitkin
Sister of Norman Fowler Egglestone; Elizabeth Egglestone; Rhoda Egglestone; Armarilla Egglestone and Amanda Egglestone Pitkin

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About Esther Ursula Egglestone

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Unknown Companies (1847-1868) Age at departure: 29

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Birth: Jan. 1, 1819 Hiram Portage County Ohio, USA

Death: Jan. 10, 1888 Millville Cache County Utah, USA

Esther Ursula Eggleston was born January 1, 1819 in Hiram, Ohio. She was the daughter of Amanda Fowler and Curtis Eggleston.

On July 30, 1839, Esther and Martin Wood were married in Quincy, Illinois. Martin Wood was born February 24, 1818 in Independence, Ohio, the son of Henry and Esther Cranmer Wood.

In 1848, they came west with their three children. Esther was an invalid and lay in the wagon most of the way.

Martin was a miller by trade, and he was sent by Brigham Young to Nephi to build a grist mill. They lived there for ten years before coming to Millville in 1860.

In 1863, Martin was called on a mission to England, the first missionary called from the Millville Ward. He was unable to finish his mission because of poor health. On the way home, while traveling through Wyoming with a company of Saints, his wagon tipped over and he was severely injured. He died soon afterward on September 14, 1864 and is buried near Evanston, Wyoming.

Esther moved in with her daughter, Maria, the wife of George O. Pitkin, where she made herself useful by knitting black wool stockings for all the Pitkin grandchildren. She died January 10, 1888.

Martin and Esther were the parents of three children: Harriet Ann, Maria Loverna and Silas Martin.

Family links:

  • Harriet Ann Wood Woolf (1840 - 1912)*
  • Maria Laverna Wood Pitkin (1842 - 1901)*

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Burial: Millville City Cemetery Millville Cache County Utah, USA Plot: 1-35-8

Created by: Burnt Almond Fudge Record added: Jul 10, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 39303239

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Esther Ursula Egglestone's Timeline

January 1, 1819
Hiram, Portage, Ohio, United States
October 30, 1840
Age 21
Payson, Adams County, Illinois, United States
October 18, 1842
Age 23
Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
March 11, 1844
Age 25
Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
January 10, 1888
Age 69
Millville, Cache County, Utah, United States
Millville, Cache County, Utah, United States