Life History of Francenia Lucy Tuttle

Birth: 8 October 1845, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Death: 6 November 1872, Salt Lake County, Utah

Children: Oscar

Milo’s third wife, Lucy, had a daughter named Francenia Lucy Turtle by her first marriage. Francenia became Milo’s 11th wife. She was born at Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts on 8 October 1845. The early history of her life is intertwined with that of her mother. When her father, Hubbard Tuttle, went to California In 1849, Francenia was the baby of the family. A few months after he left, a son, whom he never saw, was born to Lucy.

After receiving the sacred priesthood rites and ordinances of the endowment, on which the divine order of eternal marriage was based, Francenia was married to Milo in the Endowment House on 6 December 1862. Francenia was the mother of three sons, but only one, Oscar, lived to maturity. When Lucy moved to Spanish Fork, Francenia went with her and helped In the management of the Spanish Fork House, which they built. Francenia’s first child, Byron, died at age four. At age 27 Francenia passed away, leaving Ernest Amos, who was a year and a half old, and Oscar, who was six years old, to be cared for by their grandmother, Lucy.


2 Responses to “Life History of Francenia Lucy Tuttle”

  1. Laura Anderson on March 4th, 2007 11:12 pm

    Reading over this history it does not ring true. Francenia was the oldest Born in 1845 not the baby in 1849. We could add that Earnest Amos died from a gunshot wound at age 10 from a hunting accident.

  2. Laura Anderson on September 2nd, 2008 1:41 pm

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