Edna Crowther

17 April 1893–27 May 1978 (Age 85)
Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Edna

When Edna Crowther was born on 17 April 1893, in Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Edward Crowther, was 36 and her mother, Mary Weston, was 28. She married Thomas Richard Jones on 9 June 1916, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 27 May 1978, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ririe
Edna Crowther
Marriage: 19 December 1923
Thomas Ralph Jones Ririe
Emma Lou Ririe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1923Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 3
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 23
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Yorkshire): variant of Crowder 1.Scottish: possibly a variant of McGrouther, from Gaelic Mac Grùdair ‘son of (the) brewer’, from grùdair ‘brewer’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Memory of Edna Crowther Ririe

    I have a memory of my great grandmother Ririe, right before her death. She was staying with my grandmother Ruth Jones Ririe Williamsen. I remember that she was ill and was laying on my grandmothers c …

    Sources (48)

    • Edna Crowther in household of Edward Crowther, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Edna Crowther, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Edna Elizabeth Pratt in entry for Archie Woodruff Duffin, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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