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Hannah Olsson Seely

November 27, 1842–November 27, 1934

1 Born at Skurup, Malmöhus, Sweden; daughter of Kjerstina Persson and Hans Olsson. 2 Baptized in Sweden, 1855. 3 Immigrated to the United States and traveled to the Salt Lake Valley, 1862. 4 Settled at Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah Territory. 5 Married Orange Seely, 1863; nine children. 6 Settled at Castle Dale, Emery County, Utah Territory, circa 1879. 7 Owned and operated the first hotel in Castle Dale. 8 Served as first counselor in the first Castle Dale Ward Relief Society presidency. 9 Died at Castle Dale. 10 (See Document 4.25)

Footnotes

  1. [1] “Pioneer of Utah Dies at Home on 92nd Birthday,” Salt Lake Tribune, Nov. 30, 1934, 13. Naomi A. Jensen, “Orange Sr. and Hannah Olsen Seely, Both Utah Pioneers,” typescript, p. 2 ([Castle Dale, UT]: 1969), in Historical sketches, 1968–1969, CHL.
  2. [2] “Pioneer of Utah Dies at Home on 92nd Birthday,” 13. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), Hannah Ollson KW85-N31 .
  3. [3] “Pioneer of Utah Dies at Home on 92nd Birthday,” 13. Jensen, “Orange Sr. and Hannah Olsen Seely,” 3.
  4. [4] “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed Jan. 2015), Hanna [sic] Olsen. Jensen, “Orange Sr. and Hannah Olsen Seely,” 2–3.
  5. [5] Jensen, “Orange Sr. and Hannah Olsen Seely,” 3–4. “Pioneer of Utah Dies at Home on 92nd Birthday,” 13. “Utah Pioneer, 92, Dies on Day of Her Birth,” Deseret News, Nov. 29, 1934, 18.
  6. [6] History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah: With Sketches of Cities, Towns and Villages, Chronology of Important Events, Records of Indian Wars, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens (Ogden, UT: W. H. Lever, 1898), 618–619. “Pioneer of Utah Dies at Home on 92nd Birthday,” 13. “Family Tree,” database, Hannah Ollson and Orange Seely KW85-N3B .
  7. [7] “Pioneer of Utah Dies at Home on 92nd Birthday,” 13. Jensen, “Orange Sr. and Hannah Olsen Seely,” 9.
  8. [8] “Pioneer of Utah Dies at Home on 92nd Birthday,” 13.
  9. [9] “R. S. Report,” Woman’s Exponent 19, no. 11 (Nov. 15, 1890): 87–88. “Pioneer of Utah Dies at Home on 92nd Birthday,” 13. “Utah Pioneer, 92, Dies on Day of Her Birth,” 18.
  10. [10] “Pioneer of Utah Dies at Home on 92nd Birthday,” 13. “Utah Pioneer, 92, Dies on Day of Her Birth,” 18. Jensen, “Orange Sr. and Hannah Olsen Seely,” 18–19.