1955 Rich, Flora Kate Rawle's 96th BD, OSE 27 Feb p.8

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1955 Rich, Flora Kate Rawle's 96th BD, OSE 27 Feb p.8 - SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 27, 1935 and t e r he...
SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 27, 1935 and t e r he completed ex- the U t a h the had 1, h State Agricultural e r the Morgan Woman, Mother of To Mark 96th Birthday Quietly MORGAN--Mrs. Flora Kate Rawle Rich will observe a quiet 96th birthday Wednesday at the home of her daughter and son-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert AVhittier. Mrs. Rich was born in Bristol, England, March 2, 1859, the daughter of Richard Rawle and Sarah Ann Sweetland, Her parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England, and when Mrs. Rich was only 13 years old they left the old I to come to Morgan. I Here they were reunited with | two daughters and a son who i had come to Morgan as converts ! a few years before. This family | first lived in a home where ; Morgan Theater now stands, and ; Mr. Rawle, a shoemaker, opened : a shoe shop where the Morgan Post Office later rose. · Was Married | On Jan. 9, 1880, Flora was mar| ried to W. H. Rich in the Endowment House, Salt Lake City. The couple made their home on a ranch in Richville, Morgan County, where they lived . all of their married life. When Mrs. Rich had two children she was left alone with them while her husband filled a two-year LDS mission. Mr. Rich also managed the Morgan Co-operative Merchantile I n s t i t u t bought a farm in Morgan. Mr. and Mrs. Rich had 11 chil- , dren; five of whom are still liv- j ing. They are: I Mrs. Herbert J. (Margaret) I Whittier and Richard H. Rich of Morgan; Mrs. Newell (Lillian) Butters, Bountiful; John Pond Rich, Smithfield and Ivan (Maud) Geary, Logan. Mrs. Rich is affectionately known as "Aunt Flo." Her dainty I crocheting and fancy work along I with her excellent quilt-making . BRIGHAM CITY--The efforts has brought her many compli: compli: of Apache artist Allan Houser, a ments and praise. She has · descendant of famed Indian Chief her own home in Richville and ; Geronimo, to perpetuate T .he art maintained it until two and a j of his people are described in the , half years ago, since then March issue of Desert magazine, has made her home with her now on the newsstands. ; family. Mr. Houser teaches art at the She has 43 grandchildren, 83 Intel-mountain I n d i a n School great grand-children, and here. A u t h o r of the article is great-great-grandchildren. M a r i j a n e Morris of Corinne. : --- -Winner Mrs. Flora Rich Desert Magazine Story Tells of Brigham Indian

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 27 Feb 1955, Sun,
  3. Page 8

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  • 1955 Rich, Flora Kate Rawle's 96th BD, OSE 27 Feb p.8

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