Ada Evelyn Olmstead (1856-1873)

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Ada Evelyn Olmstead Robison
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Fillmore Cemetery
Born: 13 Mar 1856 Bethel, Michigan
Died: 9 May 1873 Fillmore, Utah
Father: Lyman Olmstead
Mother: Sarah Ann Cummings
Siblings: Riley Clark Olmstead
Martha Jane Olmstead
William Henry Olmstead
Eliza Adalaide Olmstead
David Ransona Olmstead
Mary Catherine Olmstead
Ada Evelyn Olmstead
Estelle Josephine Olmstead
Spouse: Almon Robison
Married: 4 Dec 1870 Bethel, Michigan
Children: Almon Proctor Robison


The Deseret News, Vol. XXII, No. 15, Wednesday, 14 May 1873:


At Fillmore, May 9th, EVA, wife of Almond Robison.

She was an estimable woman. Her loss will be keenly regretted by all who knew her, and especially by those who were best acquainted with her.--Com.


  • Name variations:
Eva [Utah Pioneer, p. 129; 1860 census; obit]
Ada Evaline [burial record]
Ada Eveline [cemetery records, p. 57]
Eve [Sweeting binder]
  • Robison, Joleen Ashman. Almon Robison, Utah Pioneer, Man of Mystique and Tragedy, pp. 91, 129.
  • Day, Stella H. Builders of Early Millard, p. 590.
  • Nicolo, Margaret LaDean Sutton Sweeting. Sweeting Family Records Binder.
  • Birth: From death information.
  • Birth variations:
13 Mar 1855 [Sweeting binder]
Snow Prarre [burial record]
  • 1860 Federal Census, Michigan, Branch, Bethel, Enumerated 30 Jun 1860, p. 112, Dwelling #816, Family #816:
Olmstead, Lyman
Eva, 4, f, Canada
  • 1870 Federal Census, Michigan, Branch, Bethel, p. 28, Enumerated 18 Jul 1870, Dwelling #194, Family #193:
Lease, Gidion W.
Olmstead, Eva, 14, f, w, at home, Mich, attended school
  • Marriage: Branch County Genealogical Society. Early Marriages of Branch County, Michigan, 1833-1875, p. 204:
Robinson, Almon, 25, b. Ohio, of Selma City [sic - Fillmore?], Utah Territory, farmer, m Eva Olmstead, 14, b. Branch County, of Branch County, on 4 Dec 1870, at Bethel Twp., by William Lamoreaux (JP), witnessed by Grace VanAlstene and Estella Olmstead, both of Bethel Twp. #4554
  • Burial: Lichfield, Beulah Menlove. Cemetery Records, Fillmore, Millard County, Utah, p. 57:
Name: ROBISON, Ada Evaline
Born: 13 Mar 1856 in Snow Prarre, Branch, Michigan
Parents: Lyman Olmstead & Sarah Ann
Died: 9 May 1873
Buried: in Fillmore Block 92, Lot 3
Reported by:
  • Burial: Fillmore City Corporation. Cemetery Master List, by Deceased Name, 13 Jun 1994, p. 378:
BLK 92, Lot 3, Grave 8
b. Snow Prarie, Branch, Michigan
d. 5-09-1873
Comments: Age at death - 17 yrs 1 mo 17 days
Current Owner: Robison, J. V.
Original Owner:
  • Obituary: UTGenWeb, Abstracts, Deseret News Weekly, 14 May 1873, FHL Film 26594:
Died, Fillmore, 09 May 1873, Eva wife of Almond ROBISON.
  • Obituary: The Deseret News, Vol. XXII, No. 15, Wednesday, 14 May 1873