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25 January 1883

Anniversary Celebration; Lion House, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory

Large, white, two-story house with gabled roof and large front porch and balcony

Lion House, 1861, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory. Photograph by Marsena Cannon.

A very pleasant party was given in the Lion House parlor on Thursday evening, January 25th, in honor of Sisters Eliza R. S. Smith and Zina D. H. Young. Sister Eliza, as she is affectionately entitled, was seventy-nine on Sunday, January 21 [. . .]

Mrs. Zina Y. Williams, in a most graceful manner, in behalf of the ladies, presented Sister Eliza with a handsome silk cloak [. . .] [p. 133] [. . .] Zina said, “the poor we have always, but Sister Eliza we may not have always.” The other speakers were [. . .] Sisters Eliza R. and Zina D. [. . .] Long may these mothers in Israel live to do good and minister to the daughters of Zion.

[. . .] [p. 134]

Source Note

A Happy Event,” Woman’s Exponent 11, no. 17 (1 Feb. 1883): 133–134.

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25 January 1883, Anniversary Celebration; Lion House, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, The Discourses of Eliza R. Snow, accessed July 21, 2024