Class of 1879 H.S.


Alphabetical Alumni
Greenwood, Joshua

Greenwood, Joshua
Provo, Utah US

Joshua Greenwood

BY Academy High School Class of 1879. Joshua Greenwood. Normal diploma received April 4, 1879. Greenwood is the only graduate mentioned as a Class of 1879 graduate, although Closing was usually held in June. Source: Deseret Evening News, April 7, 1879. Faculty & Staff, Training School, 1879-1880.

Smith, Sarah Maria

Smith, Sarah Maria

Sarah and Byron Colton

Class of 1879? Born January 1, 1856 in Provo, Utah. She attended the BY Academy high school under Dr. Karl G. Maeser. She became the second wife of Byron Oliver Colton. The first wife was Sarah Jane Clark, who died in Mona, Utah, on August 22, 1875, leaving a daughter 4 years of age. Sarah and Byron Oliver Colton had four children: Minnie Colton Wilson; Stella Colton Hardy (mother of 12); George Albert Colton, died at 15; and Byron Owen Colton [BYH Class of 1900].