Edna Crowther

Alternate Names
Edna Jones (Married Name)
Edna Ririe (Married Name)
Edna Duffin (Married Name)
Edna Andrus (Married Name)
Birth Date
1893 April 17
Death Date
1978 May 27
Gender
Female

Born in Logan, Cache, Utah

1893 April 17
Mother
Mary Weston
Father
Edward Crowther

Baptized by Bishop A L Skanckey

1901 April 20 (Age 8)

Served in Eastern States Mission

1914 June–1916 May (Age 21) See Missionaries
Residence When Called
Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States
Set Apart By
Seymour B Young
Images
Brooklyn Eastern States Missioin 1914-1916

Served in Eastern States Mission

1914 June–1916 May (Age 21) See Missionaries
Mission Type
Proselytizing
Residence When Called
Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States
Set Apart By
Seymour B Young
Additional Notes

At age 5, Edna told everyone she was going on a mission and they all laughed.  Women do not serve missions.  She one of the 1st Sister Missionaries in the Brooklyn Eastern States Mission.  A newspaper article said "she was of medium height, with dark hair, clear hazel eyes and an air of invincible determination.  While on her mission she spent 2 nights in the Joseph Smith home in Palmyra, New York.

Images
Brooklyn Eastern States Missioin 1914-1916

departed from home

1914 June 24 (Age 21)

Married Thomas Richard Jones

1916 June 9 (Age 23)

Married Joseph Ririe

1923 December 19 (Age 30)
Mission Type
Other
Additional Notes

Alto

Married George Everett Andrus

1952 June 9 (Age 59)

Death

1978 May 27 (Age 85)
Media
Edna Crowther (1893 - 1978) Profile
Early Sister Missionaries - Eastern States 1914-1916
Brooklyn Eastern States Missioin 1914-1916
Brooklyn Eastern States Missioin 1914-1916

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