Emma Louise Stayner

5 December 1857–16 September 1937 (Age 79)
Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Emma Louise

When Emma Louise Stayner was born on 5 December 1857, in Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States, her father, Arthur Stayner Sr., was 22 and her mother, Emma Irene Turner, was 23. She married Stephen Longstroth Richards on 15 August 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Mountain Dell, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 September 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Longstroth Richards
Emma Louise Stayner
Marriage: 15 August 1878
Stephen L Richards
Alice Louise Richards
Claude Richards
George Gill Richards
Stayner Richards
Willard Richards
Russell Richelieu Richards
Arthur Richards
Fanny E. Richards
Grace Richards

Spouse and Children

15 August 1878
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1858 · The city is named

Age 1

The city was renamed from North Cottonwood to Farmington.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1878 · Children's Primary Association

Age 21

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints organized the Children's Primary Association in Farmington on August 11. The first meeting was held in what is now known as Rock Church.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Stainer, a variant of Steiner .

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

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Story Highlight

Emma Louise Stayner Richards (1858-1937) Woman of Warmth

Not all great women are famous; in fact most of them live relatively quiet lives, gently influencing others though qualities often overlooked. But their children and their children's children often re …

Sources (3)

  • Louisa Stayner in household of Arthur Stayner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Louise A Richards in household of Homer Warner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louise Richards in household of Stephen L Richards, "United States Census, 1910"

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