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Leah Ellen Radford

Leah Ellen RadfordLeah Ellen Radford was born April 6, 1853 in Provo, Utah to John Whitlock Radford and Leah Smith. She married Joseph Hyrum Lovell on August 30, 1869 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They had eleven children: Joseph Edmund, Martha Ellen, John Franklin, Edmund, Leah Ann, James William, Elizabeth Jane, George Hyrum, Sylvia, Ada, and Mary Josephine.

Leah Ellen was a sturdy pioneer woman. She moved with her family from Utah to Wyoming and then Idaho. There she endured harsh winters, dealt with Indians, and rescued her daughter Ada from drowning in a canal.

Leah Ellen died on February 3, 1923 and is buried in the Ririe-Shelton Cemetery.

Leah Ellen Radford Family History

Written about Leah Ellen Radford:

Life History of Joseph Hyrum Lovell and Leah Ellen Radford by Leah Ann Lovell
Leah Ellen Radford Lovell a Native Pioneer by Maxine Williams

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Leah Ellen's parents: John Whitlock Radford and Leah Smith
Leah Ellen's parents: John Whitlock Radford and Leah Smith
Leah Ellen Radford and her children around 1919
Leah Ellen Radford and her children around 1919

 


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