Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Eliza Jane Stephenson Waddoups Biography

Eliza Jane Stephenson Waddoups (1863)
(second wife)
LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 3, p.275
Waddoups, Eliza Jane Stephenson, wife of Wm. Waddoups, was born July 13, 1863, at Richmond, Cache county, Utah, the daughter of Harris H. Stephenson and Isabella Sprowle. She was baptized August 1 1875, by Wallace K. Burnham, and married Wm. Waddoups Nov. 29, 1883, by whom she became the mother of fourteen children, eight boys and six girls. She was a most active Relief Society worker and was for some time president of the Lewiston Ward Relief Society, filling that position from June, 1902, until April 17, 1909, when the Lewiston Ward was divided. She then became a member of the Lewiston Third Ward and was chosen as first counselor in the Relief Society in that Ward. She also held the position of treasurer and counselor in the Y. L. M. I. A., besides acting as a Sunday school teacher, etc. Sister Waddoups died July 4, 1912, at Lewiston, as a faithful and devoted Latter-day Saint.
Eliza Jane Stephenson Waddoups
William Waddoups, and his and Eliza Jane Stephenson son Ivan Waddoup


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