1956 Rich, Flora Kate Rawle 97th BD OSE Mar 1, p. 10

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1956 Rich, Flora Kate Rawle 97th BD OSE Mar 1, p. 10 - fB : THE OGDEN STANDARD^XAMINEB,;; ., , UTAH,...
fB : THE OGDEN STANDARD^XAMINEB,;; ., , UTAH, THURSDAY; EVENING, MARCH'i, 1956 Family Plans Honors For Morgan Woman, 97 MORGAN — Mrs. Flora Kate Rawle Rich, Morgan County's oldest"- oldest"- citizen, will •• celebrate her 97th birthday Friday. Sh« will *e . honored on that day at • the home' of one.; of: her children by members of -her f am-, ily. • Mrs. Rich is very active for her age, and. looks much younger home where the Morgan Theater now' stands, and Mr. Rawle, a shoemaker, opened a shoeshop where the Morgan Post Office now stands. On January 9, 1880, Flora Sawle was married to W. H.'Rich in the LDS Endowment .House, in Salt'Lake City. .Mr. and Mrs.-.Rich made their than'.she actually is. • . [home on a-ranch, in• Richville, She was born in Bristol, Eng-| Morgan County, where they lived land, March 2, 1859, the daughter all of their married life. of Richard Rawle and Sarah Ann After, the b'irth cf their second Sweetland. Her parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints-in England, and when she . was; only 13 years-old, the famfly- came- to Morgan. Here they were reunited with two daughters and a son who had come to Morgan a few years before. before. This family first lived in a child," Mr. Rich left his family_ to serve a ' two-year LDS mission and Mrs. Rich was.left alone to care for- her family.' Alter Mr. Rich'xeturned home, Mr. Rich managed the Morgan Co-: operative Merchantile Institution, and purchased and managed a farm near Morgan City. . Mr. and.Mrs, Rich,had 11 sons and -daughters, five of whom are still' living. They ; include Mrs. Herbert J. (Margaret) Whittier snd Richard H. Rich, both of Morgan; Morgan; Mrs. Newell (Lillian) But- ;ers, Bountiful; John Pond Rich, Smithfield, and Mrs. Ivan (Maud) Geary, Logan. Mrs. Rich's dainty crocheting and fancy work, together with her excellent quilt-m aking has brought her many compliments and much praise. She has kept her own home in Richville and maintained it until the last few years. Since then, she has made her home with her children. MRS. FLORA K. R. RICH Nearly 97

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 01 Mar 1956, Thu,
  3. Page 10

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