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Elizabeth Lane

26 February 1811–27 August 1897

Born 26 Feb. 1811 in New Radnor, Radnorshire, Wales.[1] Daughter of James L. Lane and Jane.[2] Worked as a dressmaker and milliner, until 1837, in New Radnor.[3] Moved to London, 1837.[4] Moved to Hay, Brecknockshire, Wales, Feb. 1840.[5] Married first John Games Jr., 30 Oct. 1846, at Hay; one child.[6] Baptized as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 25 Feb. 1848, in Hay.[7] Emigrated from Liverpool aboard the Samuel Curling, arriving in Boston on 23 May 1856.[8] Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley with the Edward Bunker pioneer company, arrived 2 Oct. 1856.[9] Married second Heman Hyde, 6 Dec. 1856, in Salt Lake City.[10] Worked as a milliner and successfully managed the family’s laundry business.[11] A dear friend and longtime neighbor to EBW.[12] Died 27 Aug. 1897 in Salt Lake City.[13]

 

[1] Church of New Radnor, Radnorshire, Wales, Maesyfed Parish, Parish Registers, 1644–1950, Baptisms, Marriages, Burials, vol. 5, 1801–1812, p. 8, Elizabeth Lane, 10 Mar. 1811, DGS 4178455, FHL. “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. B, 1855–1857, p. 121, line 2978, 6 Mar. 1857, microfilm 1149524 (restricted access), FHL. “Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Apr. 2020), Elizabeth Lane (KWJJ-BJX).

[2] “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. B, 1855–1857, p. 121, line 2978, 6 Mar. 1857, microfilm 1149524 (restricted access), FHL. “Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28. 

[3] “Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28–29.

[4] “Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28–29.

[5] 1841 England and Wales Census, Hay, Brecknockshire, Wales, p. 24. “Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28–29.

[6] “Wales, Brecknockshire, Parish Registers, 1538–1912,” database, Marriage and Banns, p. 66, no. 132, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed 23 June 2020). 1851 England and Wales Census, Hay, Brecknockshire, Wales, Elizabeth Games, p. 33. “Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28–29.

[7] “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. B, 1855–1857, p. 121, line 2978, 6 Mar. 1857, microfilm 1149524 (restricted access), FHL. “Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28–29.

[8] “Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28–29. Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company Ship Passenger Lists, 1852–1864, 1874, “List of P.E. Fund emigrants shipped by F. D. Richards, Liverpool, on board ship S. Curling for Boston,” 18 Apr. 1856, line 90, CR 376 7, image 6/24, CHL. “Elizabeth Lane,” Saints by Sea (https://saintsbysea.lib.byu.edu, accessed 3 Mar. 2020).

[9] “Elizabeth Hyde,” Pioneer Database (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/pioneers/18733/elizabeth-lane, accessed 3 Mar. 2020). “Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28–29.

[10] “Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28–29. “Sealings of Couples, Living and by Proxy, 1851–1889,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. C, 19 Jan. 1856–22 Nov. 1861, p. 336, line 2569, Heman Hyde and Elizabeth Lane, 26 Nov. 1859, microfilm 1149514 (restricted access), FHL.

[11] “Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28–29.

[12]“Autobiagraphy of Elizabeth L. Hyde,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1896, 28–29.

[13] Salt Lake City, Office of Vital Statistics, Death Records of Salt Lake City, 1848–Sept. 1950, Death Registers, 1890–1908, p. 57, line 2158, Elizabeth L. Hyde, 27 Aug. 1897, microfilm 26553, DGS 7578789, FHL. EBW, Diary, 29 Aug. 1897.