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Hannah Roberts Hymes Benner Evans

1811– 1884

Born in Chester, Pennsylvania; baptized with her husband, William, in Pennsylvania in 1833; sailed to California with her husband and four children on the Brooklyn in 1846; operated a family tailor shop in San Francisco with her husband and children; widowed in 1851; moved her family to Utah in 1857 following onset of Utah War; died in Centerville, Utah. (See “Ship Brooklyn Saints,” in Carter, Our Pioneer Heritage, 3:539–40; Bullock, Ship Brooklyn Saints, 197; GQC journal, Oct. 28, 31, 1850.)