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Anna Maria Whitney

1 October 1836–27 June 1881

Born 1 Oct. 1836 in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio.[1] Daughter of Newel K. Whitney and Elizabeth Ann Smith.[2] Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley with her family in the Heber C. Kimball pioneer company, arriving 24 Sept. 1848.[3] Married Erastus Foote Hall, 2 May 1866, in Salt Lake City; five children.[4] EBW paid her a visit for a serious talk, 17 Apr. 1881, as they were intimately acquainted and EBW was “fondly attached.”[5] EBW and Eliza R. Snow anointed her prior to her confinement, 8 May 1881.[6] EBW stayed all night with her, 17 June 1881; stillborn baby boy delivered, 18 June 1881.[7] EBW visited her, 26 June 1881, and stated “Maria was very low and didn’t know anyone at all.”[8] Died 27 June 1881 in Salt Lake City.[9]  

 

[1] “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. 603, line 8584, Erastus Foote Hall and Ann Marie Whitey, 2 May 1866, microfilm 1149514 (restricted access), FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 14 Apr. 2020), Anna Maria Whitney (KWV5-3HR).

[2] “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake Temple, vol. A-A1, 20 Feb. 1851–24 Apr. 1854, p. 27, line 8, Ann Maria Whitney, 9 Feb. 1852, microfilm 1255545 (restricted access), FHL. Geauga Co., OH, Probate Court, Marriage Records, 1806–1920, Records, 1806–1842, vol. A, p. 205, Newel K. Whitney and Elizabeth Ann Smith, 20 Oct. 1822, microfilm 873461, DGS 4016917, image 107/527, FHL.

[3] “Anna Marie Whitney,” Pioneer Database (https://history.churchofjesuschrist.org/overlandtravel/companies/179/heber-c-kimball-company, accessed 3 Mar. 2020).

[4] “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. 603, line 8584, Erastus Foote Hall and Ann Marie Whitey, 2 May 1866, microfilm 1149514 (restricted access), FHL. “In Memorium,” Woman’s Exponent, 1 July 1881, 21.

[5] EBW, Diary, 17 Apr. 1881; “In Memorium,” Woman’s Exponent, 1 July 1881, 21.

[6] EBW, Diary, 8 May 1881.

[7] EBW, Diary, 17 and 18 June 1881.

[8] EBW, Diary, 26 June 1881.

[9] “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849–1949,” p. 255, line 10171, 1881, Ann Maria Hall, Salt Lake County Management and Archives, Salt Lake City.