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Mary Olive Haws Glenn - Vernal Express

EARLY TEACHER AND ABSTRACTOR BURIED HERE -1938 Mary Olive Haws Glenn was born May 20, 1865, at Provo, Utah, the daughter of Albert and Nancy Haws, who came to Utah in the early migration from Wayne county, Illinois. Her twin brother, Marion Oliver Haws preceded her in death.
On Aug. 2, 1885 she was married to John Glenn, a young civil engineer, in the Logan temple. Mr. Glenn died April 18, 1923, following an accident to him in the Leota bottoms when a tree fell across him where he was camped.
They came to Vernal in 1886 where both taught school for a time. For many years Mrs. Glenn was abstractor for the Glenn Abstract Co. While abstracting on January 1, 1916 Mrs. Glenn was stricken with paralysis and has been an invalid since.
Following the death of her husband she has lived with her daughters; the last four years with Mrs. C.L. Knight at Randlett. Throughout her long illness she was ever pleasant and kind with relatives and the host of friends who loved to visit with her. Mrs. Glenn was a reader of note in the early history of Vernal. Death occurred Sunday, July 10 at 11 a.m., in Randlett.
She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Elsie Knight, Randlett; Mrs. May Strohmeyer, Mesa, Ariz.; Mrs. Albie Gagon, Mojave, Calif.; Mrs. Ada Moore, Globe, Ariz.; and Mrs. Vera Hill, Wellington, Utah; also, 30 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.