23 November 2008

Agnes Eleanor Anderson

Agnes was the daughter of Anders Peter Anderson and Martha Ann Lovell. Agnes was born 6 October 1883 in Oak City, Millard County, Utah. She died 30 June 1945 in Delta, Millard County, Utah. She married a man she met when she was 16 years old, Edward Leo Lyman Jr. on 8 April 1903 in the Salt Lake Temple. They were the parents of eight children. I see some little things that remind me of my mother when I look at her picture.

This picture is the one used on her funeral program.

One time while working on a database I came across her name. She had been to the Manti temple that day in 1942. As I recognized who she was to me, I had a feeling of her love for me.
So many names went flying through my fingers onto the computer that day, but hers was the one I noticed.

My mother remembers that she lived near the train station and often people would knock on the door begging. She wasn't comfortable turning them away, nor was she comfortable letting them in. She would prepare some food and give it to them outside.

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