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Elizabeth Haven Barlow

December 28, 1811–December 25, 1892

1 Born at Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; daughter of Elizabeth Howe and John Haven. 2 Graduated from Bradford Academy and Amherst College; earned teacher’s diploma. 3 Baptized, 1837, at Holliston. 4 Married Israel Barlow at Quincy, Adams County, Illinois; eight children. 5 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley with the Brigham Young pioneer company, arriving mid-September 1848. 6 Appointed president of the Bountiful Ward Relief Society, April 1857, at Bountiful, Davis County, Utah Territory; later served as president of the Bountiful East Ward Relief Society. 7 Died at Bountiful. 8 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Ancestral File,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Apr. 2014), Elizabeth Haven KWJ1-T4Y .
  2. [2] Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register: Dec. 10, 1845, to Feb. 8, 1846, FHL microfilm 962798, item 1, FHL. The Israel Barlow Story and Mormon Mores (Salt Lake City: Ora Haven Barlow and Israel Barlow Family Association, 1968), 138.
  3. [3] Pamela E. Barlow Thompson and Pamela Emeline Smith Grant, Biography of Elizabeth Haven Barlow (Salt Lake City: Israel Barlow Family Association, 1958), 2. International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude ([Salt Lake City]: Publishers Press, 1998), 1:160.
  4. [4] Davis County Clipper, Dec. 29, 1892. Israel Barlow Story and Mormon Mores, 139.
  5. [5] “Elizabeth H. Barlow,” Davis County Clipper, Dec. 29, 1892.
  6. [6] “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (, accessed Apr. 2014), Elizabeth Haven Barlow.
  7. [7] Thompson and Grant, Biography of Elizabeth Haven Barlow, 9–10.
  8. [8]Davis County Clipper ,” Dec. 29, 1892. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Apr. 2014), memorial no. 19457365, Elizabeth Haven Barlow; Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, UT.