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Miriam Rachel Chandler (Crompton)

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Norwich, Norfolk, England
Death: December 29, 1909 (64)
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Benjamin Stephen Powell Crompton and Ann Crompton
Wife of George William Chandler, Jr.
Mother of George Stephen Chandler; Georgianna Elizabeth Stratford; Moses William Chandler; Clarence Chandler; Herbert Oscar Chandler and 2 others
Sister of Elizabeth Crompton; Alfred Crompton; Harriet Crompton; Virtue Leah Crompton; Karen Crompton and 1 other

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About Miriam Rachel Chandler

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868

Crompton, Miriam Rachel

Birth Date: 14 Oct. 1845 Death Date: 29 Dec. 1909 Gender: Female Age: 16 Company: Homer Duncan Company (1862)

Pioneer Information: In some sources her given name is "Mary Ann" or "Marian".

SOURCE: http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneerdetails/1,15791,4018-1-27023,00.html

Obituary:

DEATH OF MRS. M. R. CHANDLER OGDEN, Dec. 30.--Miriam Rachel Chandler, widow of George Chandler, aged 64, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Samuel J. Grix, at 2247 Monroe avenue, Wednesday afternoon at 2:25 o'clock of pneumonia. Mrs. Chandler was the daughter of Stephen Crompton, and was born at Norwich, England, Oct. 14, 1845. She joined the Mormon Church at the age of 16 and emigrated to America in 1862, coming directly to Utah. She lived at Salt Lake for a short time but has been a resident of Ogden for over 24 years, during which time she has been actively associated with Church work. All her life she has been a great friend of the sick and needy and has nursed hundreds of sick back to strenght. Deceased is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Albert E. Stratford, Mrs. Samuel J. Grix and Mrs. Joseph H. Williams, and one son, Arthur C. Chandler; also 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She leaves a large circle of friends to mourn her death. Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed, but it is more than likely the services will be held on Sunday next.

SOURCE: Desert Evening News, Dec 30, 1909

Daughter of Benjamin Stephen Crompton & Ann Gladman

Married George William Chandler, 1 Jun 1867, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children - George Stephen, Miriam Gertrude, Herbert Oscar, Moses William, Georgianna Elizabeth, Clarence, Arthur Crompton, Ella Kerron

Miriam was on the William Tapscott which departed from Liverpool, England on Jun 1, 1862 and arrived in New York, Jun 26, 1862.

Desert Evening News, Dec 30, 1909 DEATH OF MRS. M. R. CHANDLER OGDEN, Dec. 30.--Miriam Rachel Chandler, widow of George Chandler, aged 64, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Samuel J. Grix, at 2247 Monroe avenue, Wednesday afternoon at 2:25 o'clock of pneumonia. Mrs. Chandler was the daughter of Stephen Crompton, and was born at Norwich, England, Oct. 14, 1845. She joined the Mormon Church at the age of 16 and emigrated to America in 1862, coming directly to Utah. She lived at Salt Lake for a short time but has been a resident of Ogden for over 24 years, during which time she has been actively associated with Church work. All her life she has been a great friend of the sick and needy and has nursed hundreds of sick back to strenght. Deceased is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Albert E. Stratford, Mrs. Samuel J. Grix and Mrs. Joseph H. Williams, and one son, Arthur C. Chandler; also 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She leaves a large circle of friends to mourn her death. Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed, but it is more than likely the services will be held on Sunday next.

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Miriam Rachel Chandler's Timeline

1845
October 14, 1845
Norwich, Norfolk, England
1869
January 1, 1869
Age 23
1870
April 23, 1870
Age 24
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States
1875
March 5, 1875
Age 29
1876
September 5, 1876
Age 30
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States
1879
December 2, 1879
Age 34
Salt Lake City, UT, United States
1882
March 3, 1882
Age 36
1883
February 5, 1883
Age 37
Ogden, Weber County, Utah Territory, United States
1909
December 29, 1909
Age 64
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States
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