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Porter, Mary A. (Mary Ashby), 1910-2005


biographical statement

Mary A. Porter family papers, circa 1925-2005 (taught in Salina, Elsinore, and American Fork, Utah; sealed in Los Angeles Temple; Lee Ashby Porter born in Syracuse, N.Y., 1937; lived in Wilmington, Del.; served in ward, district, and stake Relief Society presidencies; loved gardening, won at State Flower Show for violets; moved to Provo, Utah, 1978; supporters of Brigham Young University, created scholarship for Marriott School), Dec. 13, 2011 (Mary A. Porter; Mary Ena Ashby; b. July 30, 1910 in American Fork, Utah; parents: Robert L. Ashby and Hannah Cropper; d. Apr. 24, 2005 in Provo, Utah; m. June 23, 1934 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Ezra Wesley Porter)

UPB files, Dec. 13, 2011 (Mary A. Porter; graduated Brigham Young University with Normal degree, 1932)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Mary A. Porter papers on Relief Society, 2005, 1922-1971

 Series — Carton 1: Series 1 [Barcode: 31197233601886]
Identifier: MSS 6198 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains letters, notes, newspaper clippings, publications, and other material related to Porter's service in the Relief Society in Delaware and Pennsylvania. Materials date from between 1922 to 1971, with a single item from 2005.

Dates: 2005; 1922-1971

Porter family papers, 1925-2002

 Series — Carton 2: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233601894]
Identifier: MSS 6198 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs, newspaper clippings, yearbooks, personal histories, publications, and other materials related to the Porter family. Items document education, family history, and family events and achievements. Materials date from between 1925 and 2002.

Dates: 1925-2002

Mary A. Porter family papers

Identifier: MSS 6198
Scope and Contents

Collection contains minutes, notes, histories, genealogy, yearbooks, and other material related to the Porter and Ashby families. Includes documentation from Mary Ashby Porter's service in the Relief Society, as well as family papers. Materials date from between 1925 and 2005.

Dates: 1925-2002; 2005

Additional filters:

Archival Object 2
Collection 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2
Histories (Literary works) 2
Notes 2
Relief Society 2