Barney, Elvira Stevens, 1832-1909
Elvira Stevens Barney (1832-1909) was a doctor and pioneer of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Elvira Stevens Barney was born March 3, 1832 to Minerva Althea Field and Samuel C. Stevens in Gerry, New York. She was baptized in 1844 and then travelled to Salt Lake with the Brigham Young pioneer company, arriving in 1848. Elvira married John Stillman Woodbury in 1850, Oliver Boardman Huntington in 1856, and Royal Barney, Jr. in 1866, each of whom she divorced. Elvira studied medicine in the east. She practiced and taught obstetrics in Utah, and died January 1, 1909 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Citation:Church Historian Press, via WWW, Dated November 16, 2020 (Elvira Stevens Barney; b. in Gerry, New York, to Minerva Althea Field and Samuel C. Stevens; baptized 1844; travelled to UT with the Brigham Young pioneer company; m. John Stillman Woodbury 1850, Oliver Boardman Huntington 1856, and Royal Barney, Jr. 1866 and divorced all three; studied medicine in the East; practiced and taught obstetrics in UT)
Find a Grave, via WWW, November 16, 2020 (b. Mar. 3, 1832; d. Jan. 1, 1909 in Salt Lake City, UT)
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Elvira Stevens Barney book papers
Materials that were found in a book held by the Latter-day Saint Church Historical Department. Collection includes a greeting card, love letter, copy of a quote, and a short printed biography (photocopy).