Mary Riggs Williamson

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Mary Riggs Williamson (Poppleton)

Birthplace: Wellsville, Cache County, Utah Territory, United States
Death: Died in Provo, Utah County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Wellsville, Cache County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Stennett Poppelton and Celia Emiline Riggs
Wife of William Maughan Williamson and Samuel Parley Hall
Mother of William Floyd Poppleton Williamson; Aileen Poppleton Scott; Vernon Poppleton Williamson; <private> Williamson; Ethel Poppleton Greene and 2 others
Sister of Sarah Emeline Gunnell; Lucy Ann Poppelton; Martha Jane Poppleton; William Riggs Poppleton; George Riggs Poppleton and 6 others
Half sister of John William Mitton Poppleton; Annie Mitton Gunnell; Evalyn Mitton Poppleton; Joseph Washington Mitton Poppleton; Rebekah Laura Mitton Poppleton and 4 others

Managed by: Amanda Dawn Fairbanks (Telford)
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About Mary Riggs Williamson

Beloved Grandmother. Mary was born the daughter of William Stennett and Celia Knox Riggs Poppleton. She attended school in Wellsville and was always active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She served as secretary of the YWMIA and Relief Society. After moving to Smithfield, she was a Relief Society visiting teacher for thirty consecutive years.

She married William Maughan Williamson on August 10, 1903. She was an excellent seamstress, making all of her families' clothing. She loved to embroidery, quilt, crochet, and knit. She also braided many rugs. One Christmas she gave all of her children a double wedding ring quilt. She taught her children good qualities by her example. She was a very good cook and was noted for her cookies and pies. She loved to do temple work

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Mary Riggs Williamson's Timeline

October 9, 1882
Wellsville, Cache County, Utah Territory, United States
December 3, 1890
Age 8
September 20, 1903
Age 20
Wellsville, UT, USA
September 4, 1906
Age 23
Wellsville, UT, USA
May 26, 1916
Age 33
Wellsville, UT, USA
January 20, 1919
Age 36
Wellsville, Cache County, Utah, USA
June 8, 1921
Age 38
May 21, 1958
Age 75
Provo, Utah County, Utah, United States
May 24, 1958
Age 75
Wellsville, Cache County, Utah, United States