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Martha Jane Hales Horne

15 October 1857–11 March 1939

Born 15 Oct. 1857 at Salt Lake City.[1] Daughter of Joseph Horne and Mary Isabella Hales.[2] Worked as a typesetter for the Deseret News, 1873–1884.[3] Served as second counselor to Anstis Elmina S. Taylor in the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association (YLMIA), 1880.[4] Married Joseph Stafford Tingey, 30 Sept. 1884, at Salt Lake City; seven children.[5] A principle speaker at the National Council of Women World’s Congress Auxiliary meeting during the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago.[6] Represented the YLMIA at the National Council of Women in Washington DC with EBW, 1899, and in Seattle, 1909.[7] Served in the YLMIA, Primary, and Sunday School organizations.[8] Served as general president of the YLMIA, 1905–1929.[9] Died 11 Mar. 1939 at Salt Lake City.[10]

 

[1] Record of Members Collection, 1836–1970, Fourteenth Ward, Ward Record of Members, part 1, 1857–1909, p. 35, Martha Jane Hales Horne, CR 375 8, 2291, CHL. “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. H, p. 119, Martha Jane Horne, 16 Mar. 1874, microfilm 183407, DGS 5270330 (restricted access), FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 14 Dec. 2017), Martha Jane Horne (KWCY-794).

[2] Record of Members Collection, 1836–1970, Fourteenth Ward, Ward Record of Members, part 1, 1857–1909, p. 35, Martha Jane Hales Horne, CHL. “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. H, p. 119, Martha Jane Horne, 16 Mar. 1874, microfilm 183407, DGS 5270330 (restricted access), FHL.

[3] “Our Picture Gallery: Martha Jane Horne Tingey,” Young Woman’s Journal, Jan. 1891, 2:149, 152. “The New Class of Young Ladies,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Aug. 1873, 45.

[4] Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from November 1869 to June 1910 (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 287. Marba C. Josephson, History of the YWMIA (Salt Lake City: Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association, 1955), 356.

[5] “Sealings of Couples, Living and by Proxy, 1851–1889,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. M, p. 72, Joseph Stafford Tingey and Martha Jane Horne, 30 Sept. 1884, microfilm 183402, DGS 5270325 (restricted access), FHL. Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from November 1869 to June 1910 (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 288.

[6] Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from November 1869 to June 1910 (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 203, 288. Reid Neilson, Exhibiting Mormonism: The Latter-day Saints and the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair (New York City: Oxford University Press, 2011), 97–99.

[7] Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from November 1869 to June 1910 (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 288–289. EBW, Diary, 12 Feb. 1899.

[8] Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from November 1869 to June 1910 (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 288.

[9] Marba C. Josephson, History of the YWMIA (Salt Lake City: Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association, 1955), 13, 330–331, 355–356. Susa Young Gates, History of the Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from November 1869 to June 1910 (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1911), 288–289.

[10] “Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904–1961,” database and images, Utah State Archives (https://archives.utah.gov, accessed 20 Nov. 2017); from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, series 81448, file no. 467A/520 (1938).