Elvira Derby Mecham

November 6, 1811–April 28, 1886

Born at Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire; daughter of Sarah Currier and John Derby. Died at Provo, Utah County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


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