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Priscilla Mogridge Lowry Staines

March 11, 1823–January 4, 1899

1 Born at Widbrook, Wiltshire, England; daughter of Mary Crook and John Mogridge. 2 Baptized, circa 1842. 3 Immigrated to Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, aboard the Fanny and the Maid of Iowa, 1844. 4 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, circa 1855–1856. 5 Married first Samuel Lowry, 1846; one child. 6 Married second William Carter Staines, 1865. 7 Served as president of the Salt Lake City Twelfth Ward Relief Society, 1868–1879. 8 Elected vice president to Eliza R. Snow in the Home Industries Association, 1876. 9 Appointed treasurer of the Central Purchasing Grain Committee, 1876. 10 Served on the finance committee of the Deseret Hospital Association. 11 Died at Salt Lake City. 12 (See Document 3.13, 3.25, 4.11)

Footnotes

  1. [1] Edward W. Tullidge, Women of Mormondom (New York: Tullidge and Crandall, 1877), 285. “Death of Mrs. Staines,” Deseret Evening News, Jan. 4, 1899, 8.
  2. [2] Tullidge, Women of Mormondom , 285. “Sealings of couples, living and by proxy, 1851–1889,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. [D], p. 529, Priscilla Mogridge, Oct. 22, 1865, FHL microfilm 1149514. “An Estimable Woman,” Deseret Evening News, Jan. 5, 1899, 8.
  3. [3] Tullidge, Women of Mormondom, 286.
  4. [4] Tullidge, Women of Mormondom, 286–291. “Mormon Migration,” database, 1840–1932, Mormon Migration (http://mormonmigration.lib.byu.edu, accessed Jan. 2015), Priscilla Morgridge [ sic ] Staines; extracted from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Immigration Index CD (2000).
  5. [5] “Death of Mrs. Staines,” 8. “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), Priscilla Mogridge.
  6. [6] “Missouri, Marriages, 1750–1920,” index,  FamilySearch  (https://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), Samuel Lowry and Pucilla Magridge [Priscilla Mogridge], July 28, 1846; citing Saint Louis, St. Louis, Missouri; FHL microfilm 469562. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), Priscilla Mogridge LZLS-N6L and Priscilla Mary Lowry MWHV-WY3 .
  7. [7] Tullidge, Women of Mormondom, 285. 1870 U.S. census, Salt Lake City Ward 12, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 628A, Pricilla Staines; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015); from NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1611. “Family Tree,” database, Priscilla Mogridge and William Carter Staines K2W6-2HQ .
  8. [8] “R.S. Reports,” Woman’s Exponent 1, no. 24 (May 15, 1873): 186. “Resolution of Respect,” Woman’s Exponent 8, no. 3 (July 1, 1879): 23.
  9. [9] “Home Affairs: A Woman’s Convention,” Woman’s Exponent 5, no. 10 (Oct. 15, 1876): 77.
  10. [10] Committees on the Grain Movement, Minutes, Nov. 17, 1876, in “General Meeting of Central and Ward Committees,” Woman’s Exponent 5, no. 13 (Dec. 1, 1876): 99.
  11. [11] “The Deseret Hospital. Dedication Services,” Deseret Evening News, July 17, 1882, 2.
  12. [12] “Death of Mrs. Staines,” 8. “Utah Cemetery Inventory,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015), Priscilla M. Staines; citing Utah State Historical Society, Utah Cemetery Inventory, Salt Lake City, UT.