Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Emily Blacknall Hoggard Tombstone

Emily Blacknall married James Hoggard on 26 Feb 1842 in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England.

The couple had 14 children. They moved to Utah, arriving in Salt Lake City in April 1856. After a few weeks, they moved south to Lake City which is now known as American Fork, Utah.

Emily and James are buried in the American Fork City Cemetery.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Sarah Durrant – Lamb of Christ Tombstone

The design of Sarah Durrant’s tombstone is frequently seen in cemeteries in Utah.  The design was popular for the markers children who died early in life.

The soft stone that was used because of the ease of carving the Lamb on top.  Unfortunately, the markers deteriorate due to weathering as evidenced in this marker.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

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