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Elizabeth Alden Pettigrew

October 14, 1791–June 19, 1860

Born at Claremont, Cheshire County, New Hampshire; daughter of Keziah Holmes and John Alden. Probably died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 29, Elizabeth Pettigrew. David Pettigrew, “A History of David Pettegrew,” Pettigrew Collection, 1836–1883, 1926–1930, CHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed May 2013), Elizabeth Alden KWJP-6G7 . 1850 U.S. census, Great Salt Lake, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, n.p., Elizabeth Pettegrew, NARA. 1860 U.S. census, Great Salt Lake City Ward 10, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 74, Elizabeth Pettegrew, NARA. “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 32 (1858), Elizabeth Pettigrew; database and images, (, accessed Feb. 2016); citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed May 2013), memorial no. 25746736, Elizabeth Alden Pettegrew; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.