Josanah (Josie) Elizabeth Coates Childs

February 6, 1856–March 9, 1933

Born at Springville, Utah County, Utah Territory; daughter of Lovina Fullmer and William Coates. Died at Salt Lake City; buried at Springville. 1 (See Document 4.25)


  1. [1] “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Sept. 2015), Johanna Elizabeth Coates KWJX-K93 . “Emery Stake,” in “R. S. Repotr [Report],” Woman’s Exponent, Nov. 15, 1890, 19:87–88. “Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904–1961,” database and images, Utah State Archives (, accessed Sept. 2015); from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, series 81448, file no. 332/432 (1933), Josanah Elizabeth Childs. “Final Rites Saturday for Pioneer Daughter,” Deseret Evening News, Mar. 10, 1933, 5.