Elizabeth Wall (Penrod)

9 Sep 1836 - 15 Apr 1925

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Elizabeth Wall (Penrod)

9 Sep 1836 - 15 Apr 1925
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Copied by Mary P. Young Elizabeth Penrod Wall daughter of David and Temperance Keller Penrod was born 9 September 1836 at Union Co., Illinois. She with her parents and 5 brothers and sister suffered the hardships of the time with the other Latter Day Saints before coming to Utah. Her parents and fam

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Elizabeth Wall (Penrod)


Provo City Cemetery

610 S State St
Provo, Utah, Utah
United States


Wife of Wm M Wall

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Wife of Wm. M. Wall


May 31, 2011


May 31, 2011


April 16, 2020


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April 15, 2020


May 30, 2011

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Elizabeth Penrod Wall 1836-

Contributor: Taneya Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

Copied by Mary P. Young Elizabeth Penrod Wall daughter of David and Temperance Keller Penrod was born 9 September 1836 at Union Co., Illinois. She with her parents and 5 brothers and sister suffered the hardships of the time with the other Latter Day Saints before coming to Utah. Her parents and family came to Utah with the Orson Hyde in 1849. She and the other children kept track of the livestock and gathered chips for the campfires most of the time barefooted and times left blood stains on the trail. They arrived in Salt Lake City in 1849 remaining there for a year before coming to Provo at the fort. Later the family moved father up town and built an adobe house on Center Street between 3rd and 4th West in Provo. She married William Wall when she was sixteen, she was his second wife. They were happy together no friction or ill feeling ever between her and his other family. They made their home first in Provo, Utah then later moved to Heber where one child was born later moving to Wallsburg. They were the first ones to settle in Wallsburg where two more children were born. She spent the remainder of her life in Wallsburg where she was loved and respected by all who knew her. She was of a kind and loving disposition and many times went out of her way to help and encourage others. She was a very busy and industrious person. She was kind to those about her and would gladly help those in sickness or trouble. She had the sweetest smile one could ever hope to see. She would take the wool after it was sheared from the sheep, wash and cord it then spin it into yarn and make clothing and knit stockings. The children’s names are as follows: Elizabeth Olive born 18 October 1853 at Provo. Married James Davis. Susan Milenda born 11 September 1858 at Provo, married Elijah Davis. John Clayborn born 20 November 1861 at Provo, married Susanna Davis, Joseph Penrod born 8 September 1863 at Heber, married Emily Louisa Workman, Temperance Wall born 8 October 1865 at Wallsburg, married William Jasper Boren and Abraham born 30 April 1868 at Wallsburg, married Valeria Rogers, died 7 November 1953. Her little home she spent most of her adult life in still stands in Wallsburg. It is a one room home with one upstairs room the stairway situated on the south outside wall. The house stands on a knoll gradually sloping down to a stream of water, making a picture to remember always. (copied from the Norma Jean Nelson Penrod collection)

Nancy H. Wall Provo, Utah March 25, 1881

Contributor: Taneya Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

I Nancy Haws, daughter of William Haws and Isabella Womack, was born August 25, 1823, in Wayne Co., Ill. Married on the 7th day of June 1840 to William Madison Wall. I was baptized in the year 1842 on January 10, 1842. My husband was baptized May 15, 1842. With him I moved in 1843 and in 1846 the mob drove us from our pleasant homes to the wilderness. We stopped at Pottewattamine, Iowa, to rest, where we remained four years. In September 1850 we arrived in Salt Lake Valley, and we came on to Provo where we settled in deprived hardship and privation of settling a new country. My husband was a public spirited man and was often away from home and I had the care of the family. Oftentimes all I could bear. We were Polygamists. I gave my husband four young women. 2nd Elisabeth Penrod, 3rd Emma Ford, 4th Susan Gurr, 5th Sarah Gurr. I with my husband, moved to Wallsburg which was named after him in September 8, 1864. He presided over this place until his death which occurred in September 18. 1869. I was ordained to preside over the Relief Society of Wallsburg when it was organized there on April 7, 1871 and continued to preside there until I moved to Provo July 3, 1879. It only remains for me to close this epistle by bearing my testimony to the truth of the Gospel of Christ. I will leave a lock of hair. I am now 57 past. This is to be opened by my Grand daughter Elsie Kerby or her daughter of 10 years of age if they are in good standing in the church, or Nellie Nuttall if she is in the Church. s/ Nancy H. Wall

Life timeline of Elizabeth Wall (Penrod)

Elizabeth Wall (Penrod) was born on 9 Sep 1836
Elizabeth Wall (Penrod) was 4 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
Elizabeth Wall (Penrod) was 23 years old when Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well. Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface. It is commonly refined into various types of fuels. Components of petroleum are separated using a technique called fractional distillation, i.e. separation of a liquid mixture into fractions differing in boiling point by means of distillation, typically using a fractionating column.
Elizabeth Wall (Penrod) was 33 years old when Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton founded the National Woman Suffrage Association, breaking away from the American Equal Rights Association which they had also previously founded. Susan B. Anthony was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society.
Elizabeth Wall (Penrod) was 43 years old when Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time, in Menlo Park, New Jersey. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Elizabeth Wall (Penrod) was 51 years old when Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show opens in London. William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody was an American scout, bison hunter, and showman. He was born in Le Claire, Iowa Territory, but he lived for several years in his father's hometown in Toronto Township, Ontario, Canada, before the family returned to the Midwest and settled in the Kansas Territory.
Elizabeth Wall (Penrod) was 62 years old when Spanish–American War: The Treaty of Paris is signed, officially ending the conflict. The Spanish–American War was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor in Cuba, leading to US intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. American acquisition of Spain's Pacific possessions led to its involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately in the Philippine–American War.
Elizabeth Wall (Penrod) was 67 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
Elizabeth Wall (Penrod) was 76 years old when The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.
Elizabeth Wall (Penrod) died on 15 Apr 1925 at the age of 88
Grave record for Elizabeth Wall (Penrod) (9 Sep 1836 - 15 Apr 1925), BillionGraves Record 6098 Provo, Utah, Utah, United States