Friday, July 23, 2010

Sarah Brower Beitler

Birth: Aug. 3, 1823

Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA

Death: Jun. 12, 1908
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Sarah was born to Abraham & Mary (Brower) Beitler. She married Jacob in Philadelphia, PA 4/20/1848 Together they had 7 children Hannah Francis, Sarah, Jacob, Mary Leota, Abraham, Jane Elizabeth & Georganna Gibson. Sarah is Buried with 14 other family members in the Jacob Gibson family plot George Washington Young, Clarissa Kirkwood, Alice Webster, Hannah F Garn, Infant Riche, Abraham B Gibson, Jane Elizabeth Gibson, Margaret Lilya, Infant Ricker, Thomas Herrington, Zetta Garn, Stella Garn and Jacob Gibson


Funeral Of Mrs. Gibson
Services Held at the Sugar House Ward Meetinghouse.

The funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Sarah B. Gibson, were held at the Sugar House ward meetinghouse Sunday, June 14, 1908. The assembly room was crowded with relatives and sympathizing friends and the casket was profusely covered with floral offerings. "Who Are These Arrayed in White" was sung by a mixed chorus. Prayer by Bishop James Jensen of Forest Dale

James McGhie, Jos. E. Taylor, President Frank Y. Taylor, Bishop M. M. Atwood of Emerson ward, A. G. Driggs, and Bishop John M. Whitaker, all well acquainted with the deceased, spoke of her long life of usefullness, her kind and loving disposition, her friendship to the friendless and of her untiring efforts as president of the Relief society, which position she occupied for 33 years, having been released some time since on account of her advanced age.

During the service Edw. H. Anderson sang the solo, "I know That My Redeemer Lives." and the chorus rendered "Abide With Me." The closing hymn "Rest" was sung by chorus and Elder A. Milton Musser pronounced the benediction. The grave was dedicated by Elder Peter Hansen.

Source-Deseret News 6-16-1908 Death Notices

Family links:
Mary Leota Gibson Young (1849 - 1926)
Hannah Francis Gibson Garn (1852 - 1910)
Sarah Gibson Riches (1854 - 1938)
Georganna Gibson (1856 - 1856)
Jacob Gibson (1865 - 1940)
Jane Elizabeth Gibson (1867 - 1928)
Abraham Gibson (1868 - 1877)

Jacob Gibson (1814 - 1882)

Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: B-10-3-2-ENR

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