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Sylvia Ameretta Mecham Carter Snider

July 28, 1820–May 24, 1894

Born at Hopkinton, St. Lawrence County, New York; daughter of Dorothy Maria Ransom and Stephen Peabody Mecham. Died at Park Valley, Box Elder County, Utah Territory; buried at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Sylvia Amiret Mecham Carter,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971, (closed to research), CHL. Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 166. Arthur D. Coleman, comp., Carter Pioneers of Provo, Utah (Provo, UT: J. Grant Stevenson, 1966), 159. Salt Lake City (Utah), Office of Vital Statistics, “Death records of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1848–Sept. 1950,” Sylvia A. Snider; from Office of Vital Statistics, Salt Lake City, UT; FHL microfilm 26554, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Sylvia Ameretta Meacham KWJ1-TDY . Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Sept. 2015), memorial no. 28611809, Sylvia Ameret Meacham Snider; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.