Obituary of George Saxton 1854-1935
REAL ESTATE VETERAN DIES George Saxton, 80, Active in L. D. S. Church; Passes Wednesday George Saxton, 80, 536 East Second South street, veteran real estate man of Salt Lake City, died at his home Sunday at 11 p. m. of heart disease, following a short ill n ass. Mr. Saxton was born in Bclton, Lincolnshire, E n- Sland, October 29, 1854, a son of Thomas and Ann Newcomb Saxton. He came to the United States sixty years ago. For six years years following his arrival in this country he resided in Rigby, Idaho, and then moved to Oeorjte Saxton Salt Lake City, where he became en [aged in the real estate business. He nad been an active member of the L. D. S. church. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. 5arah A. Hall Saxton; four sons, Al- 'en and John Saxton, Salt Lake City; Ernest and Thomas Saxton, San Francisco, Francisco, Cal.; five daughters. Mrs. Sarah A. West, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Selena Barker, Murray; Mrs.. Alice E. Cummings, Cummings, Tremonton; Mrs. Emma L. Kardy, Ventura. Cal., and Mrs. Annie Thompson, Oakland, Cal., and a brother, brother, Thomas Saxton, Rigby, Idaho; 24 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conduclec Wednesday at noon in the Twelfth Thirteenth L. D. S. ward chapel by Eider Norton Platt. Friends may car at the White Chapel mortuary Tues day evening and at the home Wednesday Wednesday from 10 until 11:30 a. m. Burial will be in City cemetery.