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Edward C. Eyring was born 27 May 1868 in St George, Washington County, Utah, United States to Henry Carlos Ferdinand Eyring (1835-1902) and Mary Bommeli (1831-1913) and died 13 April 1957 Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, United States of unspecified causes. He married Caroline Cottam Romney (1874-1954) 11 October 1893 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. He married Emma Romney (1884-1957) 3 November 1903 in Colonia Juárez, Casas Grandes Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Biography

Son of Henry Carlos Ferdinand Eyring and Maria Bommeli. Married Caroline Cottam Romney, 11 Oct 1893 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Possibly the last person in the LDS Church to practice polygamy upto 1954 when his first wife died.

Edward operated a cattle ranch at the Mormon Colonies in Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua until July 1912 when they were driven out by violent revolutionaries of Pancho Villa. After living in El Paso for approximately one year, the Eyrings relocated to Pima, Arizona.

Family Life

Gravestone of Edward Eyring


Children of Edward Eyring and Caroline Romney

  1. Camilla Eyring (1894-1987) - m. Spencer W Kimball, Apostle and 12th President of the LDS Church
  2. Mary Eyring (1898-1979) -
  3. Henry Eyring (1901-1981) - famous chemist, see biography Mormon Scientist, m. Mildred Bennion - cousin of Mervyn Bennion, captain of the US battleship West Virginia at Pearl Harbor.
  4. Edward Christian Eyring (1903-1993) - m. Evelyn Arms
  5. Leland Eyring (1904-1904) - died young
  6. Cathrine Eyring (1905-2006) - m. William Edwards
  7. Caroline Eyring (1907-1999) - m. Glen Miner
  8. Isabel Eyring (1909-1975) - m. Evan Ellsworth
  9. Joseph Clayborn Eyring (1910-1996) - m. Lavon Brunt
  10. Rose Eyring (1912-2009) - m. Grant Calder




Children



Offspring of Edward C. Eyring and Caroline Cottam Romney (1874-1954)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Camilla Eyring (1894-1987) 7 December 1894 Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico 20 September 1987 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Spencer Woolley Kimball (1895-1985)
Mary Eyring (1898-1979)
Henry Eyring (1901-1981) 20 February 1901 Colonia Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico 26 December 1981 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Mildred Bennion (1896-1969)
Edward Christian Eyring (1903-1993)
Leland Eyring (1904-1904)
Catherine Eyring (1905-2006)
Caroline Eyring (1907-1999)
Isabel Eyring (1909-1975)
Joseph Clayborn Eyring (1910-1996)
Rose Eyring (1912-2009)



Offspring of Edward C. Eyring and Emma Romney (1884-1957)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Miles Eyring (1904-1904)
Anthony Ivins Eyring (1905-1989)
Ruth Eyring (1908-2003)
Isabel Eyring (1909-1975)
Maurine Eyring (1912-2007)
Ethel Eyring (1916-2009)
Leroy Eyring (1919-2005)
Margaret Eyring (1922-1926)









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