Thursday, February 27, 2014

More Handcart Pictures

 These two pictures are taken from the book, "Rescue of the 1856 Handcart Companies."
This picture is taken from the book "Utah"

Saturday, February 15, 2014

They Participate in Landmark Ceremonies
Participating in the marking ceremonies for one Salt Lake's oldest trees Thursday were, left to right, Mrs. Chloe Jeremy Kempf, Mrs. Emeline P. Cooke and Mrs Sarah Jeremy Anderson.  This giant cottonwood is believed to have been planted in 1852.
Pioneer Daughters Mark Tree Believed Oldest in Valley
Giant Cottonwood Planted in 1852 at Sixth West and South Temple Preserved.
Members of Camp 16, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, placed a marker Thursday on what is believed to be the oldest living tree in Salt Lake Valley. 
Thomas E. Jeremy, an emigrant from New South Wales, planted the cottonwood at corner of what is now Sixth West and South Temple streets in 1852,  Two of his granddaughters , Mrs. Chloe Jeremy Kempf and Mrs. Sarah Jeremy Anderson participated in the ceremony.
The tree and the Jeremy's adobe home behind it were gathering places for Saturday...[the rest is cut off.]  I wish I had the date or newspaper publishing this article. 

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Clyde Buff Jr Obituary, son of Sara Jane Wardle and Clyde Buff

Clyde Buffy Buff Jr.
 Clyde Buff Jr. "Buffy"
1970 ~ 2014
Clyde Buff Jr. "Buffy" passed away unexpectedly on January 31, 2014 due to a heart attack.
Clyde was born August 23, 1970 in Logan, Utah, the oldest son of Clyde Sr. and Sara Buff. He was raised in Hyrum, Utah and spent most of his life in Utah. In October of 2006, he moved to Boise, Idaho to be closer to his family.
He enjoyed playing softball, fishing, and most of all he loved to spend time with his family and friends. He took pride in his profession as a chef and was the manager of the Buckhorn Restaurant. He was recently recognized as one of the top chefs nationwide for TravelCenters of America.
Clyde was very active in AA and the Sober Riders. He was frequently given the opportunity to share his life experiences and message of sobriety to many. This gave him strength and he took personal pride in helping others find hope in their lives. In September 2013, he earned his 7 year sobriety coin.
Buffy is loved and survived by his parents, Clyde Sr. and Sara Buff; grandmother, Ileen Wardle; his siblings, Krista, Geneve, Kathy, Joey, and Linsey; his girlfriend, Heather Stanton and her children Morgan, Dawson, and Tristan; his pride and joy, his daughter Katelyn; his pug, Toby; many nieces and nephews; and his entire AA family.
A viewing will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 12 noon-1 pm, with a service to follow at Summers Funeral Home, 1205 W. Bannock Street, Boise. Burial will be at Morris Hill Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on Buffy's memorial webpage at

Monday, February 3, 2014

Another Mother's Album, Mostly High School Pictures

Mom and Keith Metcalf
Charleen and Mom

Ray Robinson
?? and Charleen

road trip
Young Women's Camp

Mom and Charleen, road trip

Golden and Green Ball with Mom as Queen

With Love Dee (Delores Jorgensen)

High School Friends

Brother Brown Seminary Teacher

Mom and Charleen, road trip


Mom and Rose Marie, Lincoln home


Aunt Helen's Kids



Mom and Charleen, 2nd and fourth from left

1947 Don Coburn

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Marriage Announcements of my Siblings and I

Sara and Clyde 10 October 1969
Connie and Kelly, I am not sure of the date as they eloped.

Weldon and Sue 19 November 1979

Sheri and I 11 August 1983
Charlie and Diane 29 August 1986

Diana and Mark 22 May 1986