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Emma Williamson Standish

April 9, 1821–June 18, 1895

Born at Ridgemont, Bedfordshire, England; daughter of Sarah and James Williamson. Died at Sugar House, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 2.3)


  1. [1] “Emma Standish,” Patriarchal Blessings, 1833–2011 (closed to research), CHL. Church of England, Parish Church of Ridgmont (Bedfordshire), Parish Register for Ridgmont, 1539–1982, p. 39, Emma Williamson, July 31, 1825; from original records at the Bedfordshire Record Office, Bedford, England; FHL microfilm 1279181, FHL. Carol Holindrake Nielson, The Salt Lake City 14th Ward Album Quilt, 1857: Stories of the Relief Society Women and Their Quilt (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2004), 173–175. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed May 2012), Emma Williamson K2ML-XX2 . 1880 U.S. census, Sugar House Precinct, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, ED 54, p. 11C, Emma Standish, NARA. “The Dead. Peaceful Be Their Rest,” Deseret Evening News, June 29, 1895, 5.