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Barbara Ann Evans Bush

11 March 1855–26 July 1926

Barbara Ann Evans Bush was born to David Evans and Barbara Ann Ewell on 11 March 1855 in Lehi, Utah Territory. She spent her childhood in Lehi and then moved at some point to Clover in Tooele County, Utah Territory. She was in Clover by 1883, when she was listed as secretary in the new Relief Society presidency there. In 1875, she married John Pettit Bush, who died in 1893. Barbara Bush died on 22 July 1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah.[1]

  1. [1] “Barbara Ann Evans,” FamilySearch (Person ID: KWJC-9LT), accessed 16 Apr. 2020,; “Barbara Ann Evans – history,” Memories, FamilySearch, accessed 16 Apr. 2020,; “Mrs. Barbara Bush Dies at Hospital,” Salt Lake Tribune, 23 Jul. 1926, 24; “RS., Y.L.M.I.A. and Primary Reports,” Woman’s Exponent, 15 Jul. 1883, 30.