Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Frank Hunter Mitchell 1890-1971 Lurena Taylor 1894-1962

Frank (Mick) Hunter Mitchell
Born: 26 Sep 1890 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Parents:  Edward Hunter Mitchell and Mary Emery
Occupation: Farmer, Occidental Seed Company, Phillips Petroleum
Married: Lurena Taylor 29 Oct 1913 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Died: 9 Dec 1971 Nursing Home, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Buried: Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah Plot B-10-31-1

Obituary:
Woods Cross - Frank Hunter Mitchell, 81, 252 N 1100 West Woods Cross, died Dec 8 of natural causes in a Salt Lake nursing home.  Born Salt Lake City, Sept 26, 1890, to Edward and Mary Emery Mitchell.  Married Lurena Taylor Oct 29, 1913, Salt Lake LDS Temple.  She died April 9, 1961.  Former employee Occidental Seed Co, Phillips Petroleum.

Lurena <i>Taylor</i> MitchellSurvivors: sons, daughters, Charles F, Bountiful, Alfred T, Eli R, both West Bountiful; Mrs. Edna Murray, Layton, Mrs Karl (Mary Etta) Josephson, Denver, Colo; Mrs Jake (Arline) Opheikens, Ogden; 17 grandchildren; sisters, Mrs Lucille Mitchell, Mrs. Shell (Ida) Henroid, Mrs. Alma (Ella) Taylor, Mrs. Lenore Hepworth, all Salt Lake City; Mrs Alfreda King, Harrisville, Funeral Saturday noon, 195 N Main, Bountiful, where friends call Friday 7-9 pm and Saturday one hour prior to services.  Burial Bountiful Memorial Park.
Sources
Pictures of him:  copies in my personal possession
Marriage:  Utah Marriages 1887-1966 Film 429084 Batch M74304-9 Ref # Bk 46 cn 18013
Signature:  WW1 Draft Registration Note:  describes him as medium height, medium weight, blue eyes, brown hair - interesting because I heard he was a redhead.
1900 US Census for Bountiful, Davis, Utah sheet 11A (Living w/parents)
1910 US Census for Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah (age 20, living with sister Henrietta's family)
1920 US Census for Woods Cross, Davis, Utah (age 29)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 39)
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 49)
Note: Surname spelled Matchell
Obituary
SS Death Index
Birth: Deceased LDS member record
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50169211

Lurena Taylor
Born: 22 Oct 1894 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Parents:  Eli Taylor and Maria Telford
Physical Description:  Brown hair and eyes
Died: 19 Apr 1962  At home, Woods Cross, Davis, Utah
Buried: Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Obituary:
Woods Cross - Lurena Taylor Mitchell, 67, 252 N 1100 West Woods Cross, died Thursday 8:42 p.m. at her home of natural causes. Born Born Oct 22 1894 in Woods Cross, a daughter of Eli and Maria Telford Taylor. Married Frank H. Mitchell Oct 29, 1913, in the Salt Lake Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Resided in Woods Cross all of life.  Active in primary and Relief Society, work in the West Bountiful Ward. 

Survivors: husband, Woods Cross, three sons, three daughters, Mrs. Michael (Edna)Marvian, Salt Lake City, Charles Frank Mitchell, Bountiful, Mrs Jacob (Arline) Opheikens, Ogden,
Alfred T, Eli Ray both of Woods Cross, Mrs. Karl (Mary Etta) Josephson, Merro Bay, California; 19 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, three brothers, three sisters: G. Evan Taylor, Bountiful; Witt Taylor, Leucadia, Calif; Charles Taylor, Ontario, Ore; Mrs Max (Una) Swenson, Bountiful; Mrs. Ernest (Bea) Hamilton, Fresno, Calif; Mrs Ora Johnson, Woods Cross.

Funeral Services Monday at 1pm in West Bountiful Ward chapel.  Friends may call Union Mortuary 295 N Main, Bountiful, Sunday from 6-8 pm and Monday from 11-12:30 pm.  Burial in Bountiful Memorial Park.
Sources
1900 US Census for Bountiful Davis, Utah page 12B
Note: Her name was spelled Lerena in the Census
1910 US Census for Bountiful, Davis, Utah page 5 (age 15)
1920 US Census for Woods Cross, Davis, Utah (age 25)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 35)
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 45)
Note: Surname spelled Matchell
Birth: LDS Church deceased member record
Note: it incorrectly listed the spelling of her given name as Lorena    
Pic of headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50169398
Obituary
Funeral Program

CHILDREN

Edna Lurena Mitchell
Edna Lurena Mitchell
Born: 9 Sep 1914 Wood Cross, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Edna and Kenneth Mayfield, her first husband
Occupation:  Waitress (1940)
Known Marriages
1) Kenneth Owen Mayfield 29 Jul 1930 Farmington, Davis, Utah
Picture shown to the left (Divorced)
2) Kelly Adkins 10 August 1933 Ogden, Weber, Utah
Children:  Jo Ora (Jody)
3) Delbert Richard Beaman 20 Jan 1941 Tooele, Tooele, Utah (Divorced)
4) Paul Smith abt 1944 (Divorced)
Children:  Karen 
5) Michael Marvian (Divorced)
Note:  She is listed as Edna Marvian in her mother's obituary
Child:  William (Billy)
6)  Mr. Murray (Divorced by 1971)
Note: She is listed as Edna Murray in her father's 1971 obituary
Died: 1999
Note: I have seen an alternate year of 2003, but that isn't correct.  She died before her sister Arline who passed away in 2002.
Buried:  She was cremated and some of her ashes were spread in the mountains near her daughter's home, and some buried with her mother, Lurena, in Bountiful, Utah Cemetery
Sources
1920 US Census for Woods Cross, Davis, Utah (age 5)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 15)
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 25, divorced, living with parents)
Birth: LDS Church deceased member record (her name was still showing as Edna Lurena Mitchell)
Marriage to Kenneth:  Western States Marriage Record Index Volume 10 Page 155 Certificate #9121
Marriage To Delbert: Western States Marriage Record Index Volume D page 86 Certificate #1879
Marriage to Paul:  conversation with Sharon, her cousin
Marriage to Michael Marvian:  he is listed in her mother's obituary 1962
Marriage to Mr. Murray:  she is listed as Edna Murray in her father's obituary 1971
Memorial: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=101286179
Charles Frank (Tad) Mitchell
Born: 10 Dec 1917 Woods Cross, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Military:  Navy WW2 30 Oct 1942 - 13 Nov 1942
Occupation:  Retired from Husky Oil
Married: Ethelene Mardella Day 21 September 1941 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Died: 14 November 1998 At home in Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Buried:  Lakeview Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Obituary
Charles "Tad" F. Mitchell, 80, peacefully passed away at his home November 14, 1998 in Bountiful, UT.
He was born December 10, 1917 in Bountiful, UT, the son of Frank Hunter Mitchell and Lurena Taylor Mitchell.  He married Ethelene Day on September 21, 1941 in Bountiful, UT.  He served his country in the Navy during World War II and retired as an operator from Husky Oil.  We now say goodbye to our dad, brother, grandpa, great grandpa and friend.  He will be remember for his sense of humor, his grandchildren, which he adored, his fishing, hunting, and love for the outdoors.  He was survived by his children, Charles (Charlotte), Dennis (Marline), and Judy (Leon) Draper; brothers and sisters; grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Sources
1920 US Census for Woods Cross, Davis, Utah (age 2)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 12)
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 22)
Utah Military Records 1861-1970
Birth: LDS Church deceased member record
SS Death Index
Funeral Program
Obituary
Arline Mitchell Smith Opheikens
*Arline Mitchell
Born: 21 Jun 1919 Woods Cross, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Occupation:  Retired from HAFB
Married: 1) Martin Blaine Smith 17 Oct 1936 Ogden, Weber, Utah (Divorced)
Note: the marriage license is under Janus Blaine Smith
Children: Sally, 3 living 
2) Jacob Opheikens Jr. 1 Jun 1950 Fresno, California
No Children
Died: 13 Dec 2002 McKay Dee Hospital, Ogden, Weber, Utah
Buried 16 Dec 2002 Washington Heights Memorial Park, Washington Terrace, Weber, Utah
Sources
1920 US Census for Woods Cross, Davis, Utah (age 6m)
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 10)
1940 US Census for Ogden, Weber, Utah (age 20)
Birth: LDS Church deceased member record
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55712414
SS Death Index
Funeral Program
Personal Knowledge
Alfred Taylor Mitchell
Alfred Taylor Mitchell
Alfred and Ruth Mitchell Headstone
Born: 19 Apr 1921 Woods Cross, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Military:  age 21 WW2 (1942)
Occupation:  Husky Oil
Married: 1) Rhoda Page Bodily Mitchell Epperson (Divorced)
Children:  Bill
2) Ruth Floraine Christiansen Stewart Mitchell 6 Nov 1950
Children:  Brent
Died: 26 Feb 2003 Wood Cross, Davis, Utah 

C.O.D. Lung Cancer (he was a smoker for years)
Obituary
Alfred Taylor Mitchell - 4/19/21 ~ 2/26/03
Our beloved husband and father, Alfred Taylor Mitchell, age 81, passed over to the other side on February 26, 2003 due to lung cancer.
He was born in West Bountiful, Utah to Frank Hunter and Lurena Taylor Mitchell on April 19, 1921. He married Ruth F. Christiansen on November 6, 1950. All of his adult life, he was an avid fisherman and hunter.
He served in the U.S. Army all through World War II, receiving three battle stars and a good conduct medal. He retired from Husky Oil Co. after 35 years.
In the past, he has been noted for growing a beautiful garden that he generously shared with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth; two sons, Bill Epperson of 
California and Brent Taylor (Kathy) Mitchell of Woods Cross, Utah; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one brother, Eli (Dixie) of West Bountiful, Utah.
A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, March 4th at 11:00 a.m. at Redwood Memorial Mortuary Chapel, 6500 South Redwood Rd., West Jordan, where friends may call on Monday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow at Redwood Memorial Cemetery.
The family expresses special thanks to the Hospice team of Vista Care for their loving care and compassionate services.

Buried: 4 Mar 2003 Redwood Memorial Cemetery, Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah
Sources

Pic of Grave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51853120
Personal Picture:  from niece Sharon Brandewie
1930 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah (age 8)
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah 
SS Death Index
Obituary
LDS Church deceased member record
Utah Military Records 1861-1970
Picture of Ruth:  her Funeral Program and it is also available on Findagrave
Una Mae Mitchell
Born: 29 Dec 1927 Woods Cross, Bountiful, Davis,Utah
Died: 1 Mar 1928 Woods Cross, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
COD: Pneumonia
Buried:  Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Note: Plot B-10-31-7
Sources
Picture of Grave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50897336
Death Certificate: http://www.utahdeaths.com/

Eli Ray (Rusty) Mitchell
Born: 2 Jun 1930 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
LDS Mission to New Zealand
Married: 1) Dixie Lynn Brewerton 16 Apr 1954 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children:  Still living
2) Sylvia
Sources
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Picture:  in my personal possession
Personal Knowledge
Dixie's funeral program







Mary Etta Mitchell
Born: 7 Apr 1936 Woods Cross, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Married: Karl Josephson 28 May 1954 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children:  2
Died: 8 Nov 1982 Bountiful, Davis, Utah
COD: Cancer
Buried: Bountiful Cemetery, Bountiful, Davis, Utah
Note:  She was living with her brother Eli at the time of her death. 
Lived in California in 1960's

Sources
LDS Church deceased member record
Picture of grave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=81662063
1940 US Census for West Bountiful, Davis, Utah 

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