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Keziah Jane Jones

Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Parowan, Iron County, Utah Territory, United States
Death: May 12, 1905 (49)
Price, Carbon County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Price, Carbon County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Edward Jones and Mary Jones
Wife of Urban van hooser Van Stewart, Sr.
Mother of Margaret Ann Stewart; Edward Thomas Stewart and Susan Keziah Stewart

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About Keziah Jane Jones

Daughter of William Edward Jones and Mary Jones

Married Urban Van Stewart, 5 Jul 1870, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Children: Margaret Ann Stewart, Edward Thomas Stewart, Susan Keziah Stewart.

Married Charles Henry Empey, Apr 1881, Paragonah, Iron, Utah.

Children: Mary Ann Empey, Charles Henry Empey Jr., Ella May Empey, Claudius Jones Empey, Carlos William Empey.

Obituary - Mrs. Charles H. Empey Passes Away after Very Brief Illness

Kesiah Jane Jones Empey, wife of Charles H., Empey, and daughter of the late Bishop William E. and Mary Jones of Paragoonah, Utah, passed away at an early hour last Friday morning, at her home in Price, of pneumonia and Bright's disease, after an illness of fourteen days. Deceased was in her fiftieth year, having been born at Paragoonah, Utah, July 16, 1855.

Her girlhood days were mostly spent at Paragoonah, about five miles north of Parowan, where she endured many hardships incident to the settling of that place. She was married to Uban Van Stewart, by whom she had three children - Margaret, Edward and Susan K. Her second marriage was to Charles H. Empey, brother of the late Bishop Empey of Salt Lake City, in February, 1881, moving to Price in October, 1882, being one of the first settlers of this place.

Mrs. Empey could tell many interesting stories of the early settlement of Price. She has always been an active worker in the ward, being second and first counselor to the president of the Relief Society ever since its organization, November 1, 1885. She bore six children to Mr. Empey, one of whom preceded her to the great beyond. She was a most faithful wife and better neighbor never lived. She was true to her religion to the end and lived in the hope of a glorious resurrection.

The funeral services were held from Town Hall last Sunday afternoon and was among the largest ever held at Price. The speakers were John H. Pace, Arthur W. Horsley, Henry G. Mathis, Albert Bryner and Bishop Horsley, all of whom testfied to the excellent character and splendid life of the departed. The floral offerings were many and beautiful. The remains were laid away at Price cemetery.

Eastern Utah Advocate - May 18, 1905

Daughter of William Edward Jones and Mary Jones

Married Urban Van Stewart, 5 Jul 1870, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Children: Margaret Ann Stewart, Edward Thomas Stewart, Susan Keziah Stewart.

Married Charles Henry Empey, Apr 1881, Paragonah, Iron, Utah.

Children: Mary Ann Empey, Charles Henry Empey Jr., Ella May Empey, Claudius Jones Empey, Carlos William Empey.

Obituary - Mrs. Charles H. Empey Passes Away after Very Brief Illness

Kesiah Jane Jones Empey, wife of Charles H., Empey, and daughter of the late Bishop William E. and Mary Jones of Paragoonah, Utah, passed away at an early hour last Friday morning, at her home in Price, of pneumonia and Bright's disease, after an illness of fourteen days. Deceased was in her fiftieth year, having been born at Paragoonah, Utah, July 16, 1855.

Her girlhood days were mostly spent at Paragoonah, about five miles north of Parowan, where she endured many hardships incident to the settling of that place. She was married to Uban Van Stewart, by whom she had three children - Margaret, Edward and Susan K. Her second marriage was to Charles H. Empey, brother of the late Bishop Empey of Salt Lake City, in February, 1881, moving to Price in October, 1882, being one of the first settlers of this place.

Mrs. Empey could tell many interesting stories of the early settlement of Price. She has always been an active worker in the ward, being second and first counselor to the president of the Relief Society ever since its organization, November 1, 1885. She bore six children to Mr. Empey, one of whom preceded her to the great beyond. She was a most faithful wife and better neighbor never lived. She was true to her religion to the end and lived in the hope of a glorious resurrection.

The funeral services were held from Town Hall last Sunday afternoon and was among the largest ever held at Price. The speakers were John H. Pace, Arthur W. Horsley, Henry G. Mathis, Albert Bryner and Bishop Horsley, all of whom testfied to the excellent character and splendid life of the departed. The floral offerings were many and beautiful. The remains were laid away at Price cemetery.

Eastern Utah Advocate - May 18, 1905

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Keziah Jane Jones's Timeline

1855
July 16, 1855
Parowan, Iron County, Utah Territory, United States
1871
October 31, 1871
Age 16
Beaver, Beaver County, Utah, United States
1874
July 26, 1874
Age 19
Beaver, Beaver County, Utah, United States
1877
June 24, 1877
Age 21
Adamsville, Beaver County, Utah, United States
1905
May 12, 1905
Age 49
Price, Carbon County, Utah, United States
May 14, 1905
Age 49
Price, Carbon County, Utah, United States