Sarah “Sally” Ann (Shivers) Fisher Goldwater was born in Schell City, Vernon County, Missouri, on June 10, 1859, and came to Chino Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory in 1867 with her parents, David Wesley and Sarah J. (Roberts) Shivers, making their way overland by covered wagon.Read More
Amarintha “Minnie” Clinton (Graves) Gray was born May 5, 1842, in Homer Claiborne Parish, Louisiana to Samuel and Eliza Lawson (Brown) Graves.
The family moved to Jack County, Texas before July 1860. Minnie married James Wilson Gray on July 3, 1863 in Jack County. Minnie reportedly had ten children; eight were still living in 1900. Wilson James was born March 1864; Robert Lee, July 1865; Charles, December 1867; Alva Newton, 1869; Alice M., May 1872; Horace, July 1876; Lizzie, 1879; and Grover, May 1885. All of the children were born in Texas.Read More
Alice Mildred (Anderson) Buell Adamson Grimes was born on December 12, 1906, in Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona Territory, to Edith Maude (Haggard) and William Melvin Anderson.
Alice attended Tempe Normal School in Tempe, Arizona where she received a teaching degree in 1926. She started teaching immediately at the elementary school that she had attended, Nofstger Hill School in Globe.Read More
Edith (Magnusson) Griner, first daughter and third child of James Peter and Marie (Pierson) Magnusson, was born on May 23, 1887, at Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah. In that same year, her parents came to the Arizona Territory, where her father found employment in the Goldfield Mine, at the base of the Superstition Mountains, east of Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona Territory. The family lived in a tent at the mining camp, and Edith's bed was the top of an old trunk.Read More
Minnie Augusta (Knoop) Guenther, the daughter of Rudolph and Alvina Knoop, was born July 12, 1890, in Neilsville, Clark County, Wisconsin.
The day after she married the Reverend E. Edgar Guenther in 1910, she found herself headed for the Apache Reservation in the Arizona Territory, where her bridegroom had been asked to do missionary work. Minnie and her husband devoted their lives to bringing the gospel to the White Mountain Apache Tribe.Read More
Olive Valora Haisley was born in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, on January 15, 1895, the daughter of Albert and Margaretta (Harvey) Haisley. She graduated from Prescott High School in 1914, where she had been the captain of the Women’s Basketball Team. Under her graduation picture in the 1914 Prescott High School yearbook, The Hassayamper, was written, "For she was just the quiet kind whose natures never vary."Read More
Adeline Susannah (Boblett) Hall was born on September 23, 1844, in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of John and Susannah (Black) Boblett. When the 1850 census was taken, they were living in Wabash County, Indiana, where her mother died in August1850. The family moved to Guthrie County, Iowa before 1860, and her father remarried.Read More
Ann Lulu (Rockwood) Hall was born on October 15, 1873, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Charles Welcome and Anna B. (Starr) Rockwood, a prominent pioneer Mormon family. At the age of 15, she opened a boarding house for railroad workers where she did the cooking and cleaning. On December 3, 1891, Lulu married Hubert Lester Hall in Salt Lake City, Utah, a man twenty years her senior. Hubert was in the hotel business.Read More
Sharlot Mabridth Hall was born on October 27, 1870, in Lincoln County, Kansas to James Knox Polk and Adeline Susannah (Boblett) Hall. She traveled to Arizona with her family in a wagon train in 1882. Sharlot rode her pony all of the way from Kansas, helping to herd horses which her father sold once they reached Arizona Territory.Read More
Angela (Hutchinson) Hammer, daughter of Sarah Agatha (O'Higgins) and William Tallentyre Hutchinson, was born November 30, 1870, in Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada. She and her parents came to Picket Post, Pinal County, Arizona Territory, in 1883.Read More