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Molen, Jane Elizabeth Hyde, 1843-1934

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1843-1934

Biographical history

Jane Elizabeth Hyde Molen (1843-1934) was an early pioneer and missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Jane Elizabeth Hyde Molen was born on February 12, 1843 in Nauvoo, Illinois to William Hyde and Elizabeth Howe Bullard. She married Simpson Montgomery Molen on August 7, 1859 in Utah and together they were the parents of five children. Jane and Simpson served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Hawaiian Sandwich Islands from 1876 to 1879. When they returned, she was called to serve in the Utah Primary Association presidency in Hyde Park. She remarried George Orrin Pitkin in 1903. She died on December 25, 1934 in Hyrum, Utah.

Citation

FamilySearch, via WWW, August 8, 2019 (born in 1843 in Nauvoo, Illinois to William Hyde and Elizabeth Howe Bullard; married Simpson Montgomery Molen in 1859; parents of five children; Jane and Simpson served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Hawaiian Sandwich Islands 1876-1879; remarried to George Orrin Pitkin in 1903; died in 1934 in Hyrum, Utah)

snaccooperative.org, via WWW, accessed February 12, 2020 (born on February 12, 1843; married Simpson Molen in Utah on August 7, 1859; called to serve in the Hyde Park Utah Primary Association presidency; died on December 25, 1934)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Zina Young Card Brown family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2232
Abstract Contains papers relating to Zina Card Brown and her ancestors, including her parents; her grandmother, Zina D. H. Young; and her great-grandfather, William Huntington. Includes a notebook kept by Zina Card (Brown) for a sewing class at Brigham Young College in Logan, Utah; correspondence; a Daughters of Utah Pioneers notebook belonging to Zina Y. Card, 1912-1914; a list of Brigham Young's daughters and granddaughters, 1947; a postcard image of the C. O. Card home in Cardston, Alberta; and...

Jane Elizabeth Hyde Molen diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9291
Scope and Contents Materials include a compact disc labeled, "J. E. Molen Diary 1878-1881." Disc contains a copy of the missionary journal of Jane Elizabeth Hyde Molen during her mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Hawaiian Sandwich Islands. Dated from 1878 to 1881.

Jane Elizabeth Hyde Molen diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1961
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a handwritten diary (32 leaves). Molen tells about her departure from Utah and the journey to Hawaii. She also gives accounts of her activities while serving with her husband as a missionary in Hawaii.