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Ruth Walkup Mowry (also spelled Mowery)

1798– 1887

Born in Uxbridge, Massachusetts; married Barton Mowry in 1820; immigrated with her family to California on ship Brooklyn in 1846; went to Utah in the Zacheus Cheney Company, 1857; returned to California to help her husband in his old age; subsequently returned to Utah, and died in Kaysville. (See Bullock, Ship Brooklyn Saints, 209–10; “Ship Brooklyn Saints,” in Carter, Our Pioneer Heritage, 3:562–63; Lyman, Payne, and Ellsworth, No Place to Call Home, 565; GQC journal, Nov. 15, 1850.)