Chester Sessions

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Chester Sessions

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Bountiful, Davis, UT, USA
Death: September 14, 1924 (65)
Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA
Place of Burial: Bountiful, Davis, UT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Perrigrine G. Sessions and Emmorette Loveland
Husband of Isabelle Jane Sessions
Father of Chester Sessions, Jr; Edward Sessions; Laura Bell Sessions; Roy Sessions; William Ray Sessions and 8 others
Brother of Fanny Emmorett Baird; Alice Sessions ; Agnes Emmorett Stoddard; Sylvanus Sessions; Lucina Waite and 6 others
Half brother of Martha Ann Smoot; Carlos Lyon Sessions; Perrigrine Sessions; Keplar Sessions, Sr.; Harvey Sessions and 39 others

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About Chester Sessions

Chester Sessions, son of Perrigrine Sessions (1814 - 1893) and Emorett Loveland (1838 - 1917), was born 29 May 1859 at Bountiful, Davis County, Utah Territory. Chester grew up in Bountiful, working with his family on their farm, molasses mill, orchards, and sawmill. Chester married Isabelle Jane Corbridge(1862 - 1950) on 2 October 1879, in the Endowment House in Salt Lake City, Utah. They had twelve children.

They were called to St. Johns, Arizona, to help colonize. After returning to Utah, Chester worked as a street car conductor. Later they traded their belongings for a place in Star Valley, Wyoming. Chester and Isabelle had a ranch, farm, and a dairy farm. They were both very active in the LDS church and in the social life of their community. They befriended the poor and needy, widows, and orphans. Chester decided to retire from his ranch and moved to Afton, Wyoming. He is remembered by his family as a kind and fair man who also had a keen sense of humor. At the time of Chester's death he was the Mayor of Afton, Wyoming. He died on 14 September 1924 at Montpelier, Bear Lake County, Idaho, and is buried at Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, Plot: a-10-17-1b.

Marriage and Children

Isabelle Jane Corbridge Sessions (1862 - 1950)

  1. Chester Sessions 1880 - 1914
  2. Edward Sessions 1882 - 1957
  3. Roy Lee Sessions 1886 - 1971
  4. William Ray Sessions 1888 - 1968
  5. Alice Mae Sessions Roos 1891 - 1928
  6. Russ Hinman Sessions 1894 - 1981
  7. Delbert Sessions 1896 - 1972
  8. Loal Sessions 1899 - 1901
  9. Fanny Valora Sessions Taggart 1902 - 1980
  10. Hilda Sessions Anderson 1905 - 1926
  11. Ruby Sessions Kennington 1907 - 1995

Sources

  • Find A Grave Memorial# 41275184
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Chester Sessions's Timeline

1859
May 29, 1859
Bountiful, Davis, UT, USA
1860
March 6, 1860
Bountiful,Davis,UT
March 6, 1860
Bountiful,Davis,UT
March 6, 1860
Bountiful,Davis,Utah
March 6, 1860
Bountiful,Davis,UT
1868
September 13, 1868
Age 9
September 13, 1868
Age 9
September 13, 1868
Age 9
1879
October 2, 1879
Age 20