Transcript for "Pioneer Lady is Called by Death," Box Elder News, 12 September 1924, 1

Mrs. Agnes Southworth Succumbs to Heart Failure on Thursday Morning


Agnes Caldwell Southworth, widow of the late Chester Southworth, died yesterday morning at her home, corner 3rd South and 3rd West streets in this city, of heart trouble.

Mrs. Southworth was born February 22, 1847, at Glasgow, Scotland, a daughter of William and Margaret Ann McFall Caldwell. She came to Utah in 1856, being a member of the Willis and Atkins handcart company, and while only a girl of 9 years of age, walked the entire distance across the plains from Council Bluffs, Iowa. After a short residence in Salt Lake City, she came to Brigham, being one of the early pioneers of this city. She married Charles Southworth in this city, January 1, 1865. After residing here for quite a number of years, she and her husband moved to Bear Lake and later to Canada. From there, they moved to Gridley California, where Mr. [Charles] Southworth [III] died March 4, 1910. Mrs Southworth then returned to this city, where she has since resided. She was a faithful member of the L.D.S. church, and had acted in the capacity of a teacher in the Relief Society for many years.