Friday, April 24, 2015

Hannah E Lythgoe & Raymond Chapman

Hannah Eliza Lythgoe was one of George's sisters.  She married Raymond Chapman (of East Millcreek, Utah) on 2 April 1913 in Salt Lake City.
Thus, she became Hannah Eliza Lythgoe Chapman.
Ray and "Lyle" Chapman
From the personal albums of Albert Winterrose
Photoshopped together by me from an existing photo.
Marriage Licence A:
SOURCE: familysearch.org
Film #0429305
 Marriage Licence B:
SOURCE: familysearch.org
Film #429082
Marriage Licence notice:
SOURCE: Salt Lake Tribune 1913, Apr 3, p.8

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Death info on Annie J Lythgoe

Annie Celia Johnson Lythgoe was one of George's sister's-in-law.  She married George's eldest brother, John Edward.
"Younger Annie Johnson"
From the personal albums of Albert Winterrose
According to these documents the following dates apply:
BIRTH: 26 Nov 1894- Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
DEATH: 29 May 1988- Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
She was 93 years old when she died.

Obituary:
SOURCE: Deseret News 1988, May 30-31, p.6B
Obituary transcribed:
Annie J. Lythgoe
Annie Celia Johnson Lythgoe, 93, passed away May 29, 1988.
Born November 26, 1894, Salt Lake City to John Burke and Hanna Cecelia Capson Johnson.  Married John Edward Lythgoe May 6, 1914, Salt Lake LDS Temple.  He preceded her in death January 7, 1981.  Active member LDS Church having held many varied positions.  She was a gentle, kind and loving mother.  
Survivors: daughters, Fern Barratt, Pelican Lake, Utah; Afton Higley, Clearfield; Veda Gillespie, Salt Lake City; Kae Markle, Glasgow, Montana; Gayanne Hainline, Missoula, Montana; 25 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.  Preceded in death by daughter, Neva Heil and son John Wendell Lythgoe.
Graveside service Tuesday, 2:00 p.m., Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 Highland Dr. Friends may call at Larkin Sunset Lawn Mortuary, 2350 E. 1300 South Tuesday 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Annie Lythgoe
Found on familysearch.org, Apr 2015
contributor: Trenton E Higley

Headstone:

SOURCE: billiongraves.com
As Annie passed away within the last 50 years, her death certificate will not become publicly available until sometime around the year 2028.  When it is available I will post it here.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Death info on Golden S Hammer

Golden Sevell Hammer was a brother-in-law to Lillie.  He married Lillie's sister, Bonnie.
"Golden Hammer"
From the personal albums of Lane Lythgoe
According to these documents the following dates apply:
BIRTH: 16 Jun 1917- Holbrook, Oneida, Idaho
DEATH: 24 Apr 1991- Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
He was 73 years old when he died.
Obituary:
SOURCE: Deseret News 1991, Apr 26, p.26E
Obituary transcribed:
Golden Sevell Hammer
Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, Golden Sevell Hammer, passed away April 24, 1991 of heart failure.  He was 73 years of age.
Born June 16, 1917 in Holbrook, Idaho to Louis Mathias and Chloe Iretta Marble Hammer.  When he was four-years old his family moved to Brigham City, Utah, where he spent his early life.  He married Bonita Mae Jardine in Burley, Idaho September 16, 1936; later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
He was a member of the LDS Church, a high priest in the Garden Heights Ward.  Golden drove for Salt Lake and Tooele stages for seven years.  He also was a long line driver for Garrett Freight Line 30 years.  He enjoyed five years as a Snowbird in St. George, which he loved.
Survived by wife, four children, Mrs. Jodie (LaRee) Hoyt, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Lynn (Rozanne) Ellis*, Duchesne; Mrs. David (Carol) Campost*; son, Steven and wife Karen, Sandy; 18 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; sisters, Iretta May, Brigham; Mrs. Shelby (Blanche) Cornett, Mrs. Darlene Cheney, Violet Campbell, Mrs. Farrell (Dorotha) Deardon, all of Ogden; Mrs. Phil (Jeanette) Peterson, Roy.  Preceded in death by parents; son, William Louis Hammer; and brother, Louis Hammer.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 27, 1991, 12 noon, at Mountain View Memorial Estates.  7800 South 3115 East.  Friends may call Friday 6-8 p.m. at Memorial Estates, 5950 South 900 East, and at Mountain View one hour prior to services.  Interment, Mountain View Memorial Estates.
*Obituary copy was grainy and hard to read- I did my best to transcribe.  Please notify if it's spelled incorrectly.

Headstone:
SOURCE: billiongraves.com
As Golden died in the last 50 years his death certificate will not become publicly available until sometime around the year 2041.  When it is available I will post it here.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Death info on Emil Porschatis

Friedrick Wilhelm Emil Porschatis was a brother-in-law to George.  He married George's sister, Mary.
Emil Porschatis
Cropped from a larger family photograph
From the personal albums of Marlene Derbridge
Found on familysearch.org, Nov 2014
 According to these documents the following dates apply:
BIRTH: 13 Mar 1897- Herford, Westfallen, Germany*
DEATH: 22 Feb 1897- Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah
He was 89 years old when he died.
*Particular birth area is derrived from info found on his familysearch.org profile.  I have yet to obtain exacting proof of that location...  Also, his marriage record states his birth year was 1899, but all other records indicate 1897 as correct.

Obituary:
SOURCE: Deseret News 1987, Feb 24-25, p.8D
Obituary transcribed:
Emil Porschatis
Loving husband, father, and grandfather, Emil Porschatis, age 89, died February 22, 1987, at his daughter and son-in-law's home in Taylorsville.
Born March 13, 1897, in Germany, to Herman Franc and Maria Solbelguntz Porschatis.  He married Mary Lythgoe in 1919, in Salt Lake City.  She died February 19, 1973.  Member, LDS Church.  Baker.
Survived by: Daughter, Mrs. Dale (Faye) Howard, Taylorsville; grandson and wife, Dee and Darlene Howard, Sandy; great-grandson, Jason Howard, sister, Emma Ward, Salt Lake City; preceded in death by seven brothers.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 2 p.m., Memorial Estates Mortuary, 5850 So. 900 East, where friends may call Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday, one hour prior to services.  Burial, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.

Headstone:
SOURCE: billiongraves.com
As Emil died in the last 50 years, his death certificate will not become publicly available until sometime around the year 2037.  When it is available I will post it here.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Death info on Bill Gunnell

William Bailey Gunnell was a brother-in-law to George.  He married George's sister Nellie (... who went by Fay.)

No photo of Bill can be found at this time.  :(

Obituary:
SOURCE: Provo Daily Herald 1974, Dec 30, p.4
Obtained via email from R. Zobell, Mar 2014
Obituary transcribed:
W. 'Bill' Gunnell
LAYTON- Funeral services will be Tuesday for William "Bill" Gunnell, 72, of Layton, who died Saturday ina Roy hospital.  His sister, Mrs. Ann Jacobson, lives in Orem.
He was born Jan. 3, 1902 in Wellsville, Cache County, a son of William J. and Mary Bailey Gunnell.  He married Nellie Faye Lythgoe on Dec. 17, 1924 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
He lived for many years in Strevell, Ida., where he operated two service stations.  He moved to Layton in 1972.  He was a member of the LDS Church.
Surviving are his widow, a son and daughter, William L. Gunnell, Carmichael, Calif., and Gayle Gunnell, Sunset; three grandchildren; and three brothers and three sisters, Francis P. Gunnell and Grant P. Gunnell, both of Bridge, Ida.; Leland P. Gunnell, Wellsville; Emma B. Gunnell, Greenbrae, Calif.; Mrs. Ann Jacobson, Orem, and Mrs. Rex (Bernice) Zobell, Cheyenne, Wyo.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lindquist and Sons Mortuary, Ogden, where friends may call one hour prior to services.  Burial will be in Washington Heights Memorial Park.

As Bill died in the last 50 years his death certificate will not become publicly available until sometime around the year 2024.  When it is available I will post it here.

Death info on George A Ward

George Alfred Ward was one of Lillie's brother-in-laws.  
He married Lillie's younger sister, Violet.
"Alf, War II"
(Back of photo states: "Alf Ward, 2870 So State, SLC, UT")
From the personal albums of Lane Lythgoe
According to these documents the following dates apply:
BIRTH: 1 Apr 1915- Almo, Cassia, Idaho
DEATH: 7 August 7, 2002- Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah
He was 87 years old when he died.

Obituary:
SOURCE: Deseret News 2002, Aug 9, p.D7
Obituary transcribed:
George Alfred Ward
George Alfred Ward, 87, passed away August 7, 2002 in Sandy, Utah.
Born April 1, 1915 in Almo, Idaho to Asael and Alice Eames Ward.  He married the love of his life, Violet Jardine, on June 7th 1939.  They were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
George served his country in the United States Army during World War II in France.  He was an avid golfer and bowler and enjoyed gardening.  George was loved by all who knew him and will be missed greatly.
Survived by his son Gregory A. Ward, Lehi, Utah; daughters-in-law, Alice Hulliger and Darylee Russell; brother Buddy; sisters, Rita, Ozella and Buryl; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his wife, Violet; sons, Terry and Randy; daughters, Laura Lee and Debbie.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, August 12, 2002 in the chapel at Mountain View Memorial Estates, 3115 East 7800 South (Bengal Blvd.)  Friends may call Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Monday at Mountain View.
We love you.

*Another version of this obituary can be found through THIS link at familysearch.org.  The text appears to match exactly, the only difference being that the Deseret News version has photos included.

Headstone:
SOURCE: billiongraves.com
As "Alf" died in the last 50 years, his death certificate will not become available until sometime around the year 2052.  When it is, I will post it here... if I am still around myself by then.  :)

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Mary Lythgoe & Emil Porchatis

Mary Catherine Lythgoe was one of George's sisters.
She married Friedrick Wilhelm Emil Porschatis (of Salt Lake City, UT) on 5 Nov 1919 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (The day before her listed birthday- aww...)
Thus, she became Mary Catherine Lythgoe Porschatis.
Photoshopped and cropped together by me.
Mary's photo found in the personal albums of Albert Winterrose
Emil's photo found on familysearch.org, Nov 2014, via Marlene Derbidge
Marriage Licence Application:
SOURCE: familysearch.org
Film #0429103