Elijah Spray

27 January 1847–13 February 1903

Elijah Spray was born on 27 January 1847 in Ryhall, England to William Spray and Ann Lowe. He first married Maria Osborne on 25 April 1874 in Yorkshire, England. They came to Utah Territory in 1878. After Maria died, Spray married Alice Tarrant on 29 November 1883 in Lake View, Utah Territory. He served two terms as county clerk for Tooele County. Spray died on 13 February 1903 in Tooele County, Utah.[1]

  1. [1] Elijah Spray, record of baptism, 21 Feb. 1847, in England, Rutland, Ryhall, Church Records, 1653–1946, film no. 102322420, available at FamilySearch, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSH1-RTQJ?i=7&cc=2821293; “Elijah Lowe Spray,” Tooele City Cemetery, Toole, Tooele Co., UT, Find a Grave, posted 1 Feb. 2000 (memorial no. 100406), accessed 18 July 2019, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/100406/elijah-lowe-spray; Elijah Spray, journal, 101, available at FamilySearch, https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/5344647?p=11481507; “Died,” Salt Lake Herald, 10 May 1882, [8]; Elijah Spray and Alice Tarrant, marriage certificate, 29 Nov. 1883, available at FamilySearch, https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/18470109?p=11481507; “Lake View,” Deseret Evening News, 16 Feb. 1903.