Sally Ann Barton Olsen, 10 Sep or Dec 1858 - 3 Mar 1934



DUP Obituary Scrapbook (1933-1939)

Death Summons Woman Founder of Price School - Mrs. Olsen


    She was born at Paragonah, September 10, 1858, a daughter of Stephen S. and 
Jane Evans Barton. Her marriage to Mr. Olsen took place in the St. George 
temple, January 11, 1877, the first day on which marriages were performed in 
the temple. President Wilford Woodruff performed the ceremony.

    They came to Price in November, 1882. Mrs. Olsen was active in affairs of 
the L. D. S. Relief society until ill health forced her retirement two years 
ago.

    She is survived by her husband and three sons and two daughters: Mrs. Jane 
Rasmussen, Peter Barton Olsen, Mrs. Elvaline Fausett and Stephen Bryan 
Olsen, Price, and Mrs. Viola O'Berto, Helper.

    Also surviving are two brothers and six sisters: Mrs. Seren Olsen, Price; 
William P. Barton, John C. Barton, Mrs. Jane Topham, Mrs. Olive Edwards and 
Mrs. Stella Edwards, Paragonah; Mrs. Sade Savage, Henrieville, Utah; Mrs. 
Nora Forgie, San Pedro, Cal., and 22 grandchildren.

  Funeral services will be held in the L. D. S. tabernacle, Tuesday at 2 p. 
m., with burial in the Price cemetery under direction of the Wallace 
mortuary.