History: Priscilla Pitt – 41

Priscilla Pitt
Written by Great-Great-Granddaughter, Kellie Jeanette Lunt 

Priscilla Pitt was born on 10 October 1846 in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United States to John Martin Pitt, age 30, and Caroline Wright, age 25. She was the 1st of 7 children, and the 1st of 4 daughter, born to the couple,

When Priscilla was 2, her brother, Meshach, was born on 26 May 1849 in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Ann, Priscilla’s sister, was born when she was 4, on 12 June 1851 in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United States. 

On 4 June 1854, when Priscilla was 7, her brother, Noah, was born in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. He died just after his 3rd birthday on 9 June 1857, when Priscilla was 10. They were still in Willenhall at the time. 

When Priscilla was 12, her sister, Hannah, was born on 30 October 1858 in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. 

Priscilla was baptized and confirmed, in 1859, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, when she was about 13 years old. 

Caroline Kate, Priscilla’s youngest sister, was born, when she was 14, on 12 June 1861 in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

On 18 February 1863, when Priscilla was 16, her youngest brother, John, was born in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. 

On 8 December 1865, when Priscilla was 19, she completed her initiatory and endowment ordinances and was married and sealed for time and eternity to Alfred Lunt in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Endowment House, which is located at 50 North West Temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States,

On 17 November 1866, when Priscilla was 20, she gave birth to her 1st child, and only daughter, Elizabeth Ann, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. 

Priscilla gave birth to her 2nd child, Shedrick James, when she was 23, on 26 October 1869 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

George William, Priscilla’s 3rd child, was born 23 July 1872 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States when she was 25.

On 4 December 1874, when Priscilla was 28, her son Alfred Oscar was born in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

Priscilla gave birth to her last child, John Edgar, when she was 33 on 3 May 1880 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. 

On 17 September 1890, when Priscilla was 43, she went with her parents to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Manti Utah Temple, which is located at 200 East 510 North in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, and they were sealed for time and eternity.

Priscilla’s father died at the age of 74 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. Priscilla was 44 years old at the time of his passing.

When Priscilla was 64, her mother died in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States on 30 March 1911.

On 26 November 1922, Priscilla’s husband died at the age of 77 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. She was 76 years old at the time and they had been married for 56 years.

Hannah died at the age of 69 on 2 January 1928 in Cedar, Iron, Utah, United States, when Priscilla was 81 years old.

On 19 November 1929, when Priscilla was 83, Ann died at the age of 78 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

Priscilla died on 20 February 1930 at the age of 83 in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. The was buried 3 days later on the 23rd at Vine Bluff Cemetery, which is located at 1200 North 400 East in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.