Clipped From The Salt Lake Tribune
Prominent Woman Pioneer Dies at Family Residence VI.S. Eccles* Grandmother, Active Church Worker, Succumbs to Age (Special to The Tribune) LOGAN—Mrs. Emma Eckersley Itoddard, 89, widow of John Stodiard: Stodiard: and grandmother of Marriner "3. Eccles, governor' of the federal eserve board, died Monday at the amily residence here of ailments ncident to age. Born in Lancashire, England, 'une 6, 1846, she emigrated to the Jnited States with her parents, L. 3. S. church converts, and crossed he plains with them in one of the arly handcart companies. Her larents • were Ann and Joseph Sckersley. Lived In Wellsville A few years after arriving in Salt Lake City she was married to "ohn Stoddard, and moved with :im to Wellsville, .where they made heir home for a number of years. Mrs. Stoddard had been a resident resident of Logan for the post 50 years. She was an active worker in the -i. D. S. church, and was long as- iociated with relief society work. She was the mother of 12 children, children, five of whom survive. They are: Mrs. Ellen Stoddard Eccles of -<ogan, widow of David Eccles; Mrs Sarah Stoddard Ballard of Logan Joseph Stoddard and Willard Stoddard Stoddard of Baker, Ore., and Henrj Stoddard of Berkeley, Cal. Many Survivors Five of the children died in in- 'ancy, and two others, George Stoddard, Stoddard, Oregon lumberman, and Jesse Stoddard Anderson, succumbed in recent years. She also is survived by 40 grandchildren, grandchildren, including Marriner S Eccles; 77 great-grandchildren anc three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted conducted at 1 p. m. Thursday in the Logan L. D. S. First ward chapel Friends may call at the family iiome, 312 West Center street, prior to services.