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411, Class of 1896

411, Class of 1896

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Class of 1896.

The BY Academy Class of 1896 included seven High School graduates. These seven were commercial students [Babbitt, Hakes, Jordan, Kleinman, Lesueur, Nielson, and Shepherd].

It also included eight collegiate graduates [Booth, Brimhall, Christensen, Findlay, Hedquist, Maeser, Mendenhall, and Rasmussen]. Shepherd was listed as a BYA "Commercial College" graduate, but he is listed on the Commencement program with the High School Commercial Class of 1896. The Deseret News of 1896 mentions another BYA Commercial College graduate, Edgar T. Reid. We need to confirm whether this is correct by additional research. [Walter Hasler qualified for collegiate graduation (B. Pd.) in 1896, but actually graduated with the Class of 1897.]

Source 1: Students Record of Class Standings B. Y. Academy, Book 1. ~ ~ ~ ~ Source 2: Graduating Exercises Program Class of 1896, BYU Special Collections, US 1008, Box 1, Fd 1. ~ ~ ~ ~ Source 3: Annual Brigham Young Academy Report Vol. VI, BYU Special Collections, UA 10008, Box 1, Fd 1. To date, we have found only one of the 1896 Normal graduates, Anna Louise Hedquist.

Babbitt, Don Carlos

Babbitt, Don Carlos
Phoenix, Arizona US

Don and Orpha Babbitt

BY Academy High School Class of 1896. Don C. Babbitt. Graduated May 1896 with diploma from the Commercial program. Source 1: Deseret News, May 30, 1896. ~ ~ ~ ~ D. C. Babbitt of Mesa, Arizona, Commercial Class of 1896. Source 2: Graduation Program 1896. Source 3: Annual Brigham Young Academy Vol. VI, BYU Special Collections, UA 1008, Box 1, Fd 1. ~ ~ ~ ~ Don Carlos Babbitt was born on November 30, 1876 in Spring Lake, Utah County, Utah. His parents were Alma Whiting Babbitt, Jr., and Delcena Elvira Johnson Babbitt. He married Orpha Caroline Standage on June 21, 1903 in Mesa, Arizona. Orpha was born on January 2, 1883 in Mesa, Arizona. Her parents were William Noah Standage and Caroline Fidelia Pew Standage. She died on January 8, 1965. Don Carlos Babbitt died on March 6, 1947 in Phoenix, Arizona. Interment, Mesa, Arizona.

Hakes, Collins Riley

Hakes, Collins Riley
Ashland, Oregon US

Collins and Emma Hakes

BY Academy High School Class of 1896. Collins R. Hakes. Graduated May 1896 with diploma from the Commercial program. Source 1: Deseret News, May 30, 1896. ~ ~ ~ Collins R. Hakes of Mesa, Arizona, Commercial Class of 1896. Source 2: Graduation Program 1896. Source 3: Annual Brigham Young Academy Vol. VI, BYU Special Collections, UA 1008, Box 1, Fd 1. ~ ~ ~ ~ Collins Riley Hakes was born on November 24, 1875 in Kanosh, Millard County, Utah. His parents were Collins Rowe Hakes and Mabel Ann Morse Hakes. Collins Riley Hakes married Emma Charlotte Pomeroy on September 8, 1899 in Mesa, Arizona. Collins Riley Hakes died on October 22, 1964 in Ashland, Jackson County, Oregon. His interment, Medford, Jackson County, Oregon.

Hedquist, Louise [Anna L.]

Hedquist, Louise [Anna L.]
Forest Dale [within SLC], Utah US

Louise and William Stevenson

BY Academy High School Normal Class of 1896, and Collegiate Class of 1897. Louise Hedquist. She is listed in the 1896 Graduation Program as Secretary and Treasurer of the Class of 1896, yet her name and photo do not appear with the collegiate Normal graduates on the 1896 graduation program. Source: Graduation Program 1896. ~ ~ ~ ~ BY Academy Collegiate Class of 1897. Louise Hedquist. Received the degree of Bachelor of Pedagogy (B. Pd.) in May of 1897. Source 1: The (Provo) Daily Enquirer, May 27, 1897. ~ ~ ~ ~ Source 2: Students Record of Class Standings B. Y. Academy, Book 1, page 3. ~ ~ ~ ~ Anna Louise Stevenson was born on June 2, 1877 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died on August 24, 1900 in Forest Dale, Utah. She married Thomas William Yates Stevenson [William] on January 10, 1900. They had no children. Her interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery, Utah. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Death of Mrs. Stevenson. Succumbed to Quick Consumption -- Married Last January. Mrs. Louise Hedquist Stevenson died at her home in Forest Dale shortly after midnight yesterday morning from an attack of quick consumption in the twenty-fourth year of her age. The death of this beautiful and accomplished young woman is peculiarly sad. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Hedquist and was born in Salt Lake June 2, 1877. When a little girl she removed with her parents to Provo and was there educated in the Brigham Young Academy, graduating from that institution with high honors in the [high school] class of 1896 [and college class of 1897]. For two years she taught in the primary department of the academy and was considered one of the best teachers in the institution. Last January she was led to the altar, a happy bride, by William Y. Stevenson of this city and after the ceremony the young couple established their home at Forest Dale. A few months ago the young bride was attacked by consumption and despite the efforts of husband and friends she withered away like a flower until death came to her relief. Besides her husband the deceased leaves her father, mother, three brothers and a sister. No arrangments have been made for the funeral services, but it is now thought that they will be held on Friday, and it is thought that the interment will be made in Provo [she was actually buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery]. [Salt Lake Herald newspaper, August 22, 1900.] ~ ~ ~ ~ Note: The town of Forest Dale, Utah, existed within Salt Lake City between 1894 and 1912.

Jordan, L. Eugene [Leonard Eugene]

Jordan, L. Eugene [Leonard Eugene]
Enterprise, Oregon US

Eugene and Mary Jordan

BY Academy High School Class of 1896. L. E. Jordan. Graduated May 1896 with diploma from the Commercial program. Source 1: Deseret News, May 30, 1896. ~ ~ ~ ~ L. E. Jordan of Mt. Pleasant, Utah, Commercial Class of 1896. Source 2: Graduation Program 1896. Source 3: Annual Brigham Young Academy Vol. VI, BYU Special Collections, UA 1008, Box 1, Fd 1. ~ ~ ~ ~ L. [Leonard] Eugene Jordan was born on June 22, 1874 in St. John, Tooele County, Utah. His parents were Leonard J. Jordan and Emily Maria Caldwell Jordan. He married Mary Irene Beck on August 26, 1896 in Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah. Mary was born on September 8, 1874 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Her parents were Hans Christian Hansen Beck and Mary Olsen Beck. Mary Jordan died on January 5, 1949 in Enterprise, Oregon. Her interment, Enterprise, Oregon. Eugene Jordan died on August 31, 1948 in Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon. His interment, Enterprise, Oregon.

Kleinman, Daniel Heber

Kleinman, Daniel Heber
Mesa, Arizona US

Daniel and Elsie Kleinman

BY Academy High School Class of 1896. Daniel H. Kleinman. Graduated May 1896 with diploma from the Commercial program. Source 1: Deseret News, May 30, 1896. ~ ~ ~ ~ D. H. Kleinman of Mesa, Arizona, Commercial Class of 1896. Source 2: Graduation Program 1896. Source 3: Annual Brigham Young Academy Vol. VI, BYU Special Collections, UA 1008, Box 1, Fd 1. ~ ~ ~ ~ Daniel Heber Kleinman was born on January 1, 1874 in Toquerville, Washington County, Utah. His parents were Conrad Kleinman and Anna Benz Kleinman. Daniel married Elsie Permelia Robinson on December 21 [or 31], 1899 in Thatcher, Graham County, Arizona. Elsie was born on January 5, 1877 in Weber City, Morgan County, Utah. Her parents were Isaac Parson Robinson and Elsie Permelia Stoddard Robinson. Elsie Kleinman died on June 20, 1940 in Mesa, Arizona. Daniel H. Kleinman died on October 20, 1951 in Phoenix, Arizona. His interment, Mesa, Arizona.

Lesueur, James Warren

Lesueur, James Warren
Mesa, Arizona US

James and Anna Lesueur

BY Academy High School Commercial Class of 1896. James W. Leseur (actually Lesueur). Graduated May 1896 with diploma from the Commercial program. Source 1: Deseret News, May 30, 1896. ~ ~ ~ ~ James Warren Lesueur, of St. Johns, Arizona, Commercial Class of 1896. Source 2: Graduation Program 1896. Source 3: Annual Brigham Young Academy Vol. VI, BYU Special Collections, UA 1008, Box 1, Fd 1. ~ ~ ~ ~ James Warren Lesueur [or Le Sueur] was born on May 31, 1878 in Montpelier, Bear Lake County, Idaho. His parents were John Taylor Lesueur and Geneva Katherine Casto (sic) Lesueur. James married Anna Maria Anderson on May 9, 1902 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Anna Maria was born on October 1, 1881 in Grantsville, Utah. Her parents were Charles Pehr Anderson and Anna Louisa Anderson (sic). Anna Maria Lesueur died on November 22, 1958 in Mesa, Arizona. Her interment, Mesa, Arizona. James W. Lesueur died on October 27, 1948 in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona. His interment, Mesa, Arizona.

Nielson, Swen William

Nielson, Swen William
Fairview, Utah US

Swen and Anna Nielson

BY Academy High School Class of 1896. S. W. Nielson. Graduated May 1896 with diploma from the Commercial program. Source 1: Deseret News, May 30, 1896. ~ ~ ~ ~ Swen William Nielson of Fairview, Utah, Commercial Class of 1896. Source 2: Graduation Program 1896. Source 3: Annual Brigham Young Academy Vol. VI, BYU Special Collections, UA 1008, Box 1, Fd 1. ~ ~ ~ ~ Swen William Nielson was born on January 20, 1879 in St. George, Washington County, Utah. His parents were Sven O. Nielson and Rachel Violet Atkin Nielson. Swen W. Nielson married Anna Ellen Johnson on January 16, 1907. Anna was born on July 9, 1883 in Helsingborg, Sweden. Her parents were Lars Johnson and Lovisa (Louise) Larsson Johnson. Anna Nielson died on November 3, 1961 in Ogden, Utah. Her interment, Fairview Cemetery, Utah. Swen W. Nielson died on October 14 [or 15], 1918 in Lethbridge, Canada. His interment, Fairview Cemetery, Utah.

Shepherd, Warren

Shepherd, Warren
Salt Lake City, Utah US

Warren and Sarepta Shepherd

BY Academy High School Commercial Class of 1896, and BYA Collegiate Class of 1900. Warren Shepherd. Graduated May 1896 with high school diploma from the Commercial program. Source 1: Deseret News, May 30, 1896. ~ ~ ~ ~ Warren Shepherd of Beaver, Utah, Commercial Class of 1896. Source: Graduation Program 1896. Source 3: Students Record of Class Standings B. Y. Academy, Book 1, page 202. ~ ~ ~ ~ Collegiate Graduate of BY Academy, Class of 1900. Warren Shepherd, Bachelor of Science (B. S.), awarded at Commencement Exercises held on Monday Evening, May 28, 1900. Source: Graduation program 1900, BYU Special Collections, UA 1008, Box 1, Folder 2. ~ ~ ~ ~ BY Academy Collegiate Class of 1900. Warren Sheperd (sic) received a Diploma: "Bachelor of Letters". Source: Deseret Evening News, June 2, 1900. ~ ~ ~ ~ Warren Shepherd received his M.D. degree from the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 18, 1910. He practiced medicine in southern Utah, particularly in Beaver, Utah, until he and his family moved to Salt Lake City, where Dr. Shepherd served as city physician of SLC. He later served as President of the LDS Hospital Staff. ~ ~ ~ ~ FUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Funeral services for Dr. Warren Shepherd, husband of Sarepta Sevy Shepherd, will be conducted Monday at 1 p.m. in the Joseph William Taylor Memorial mortuary, 125 N Main, Salt Lake City, Utah. Interment, Wasatch Lawn memorial park. [Salt Lake Telegram, December 3, 1949] ~ ~ ~ ~ Warren Shepherd was born on June 3, 1880 in Beaver, Utah. His parents were Marquis (Marcus) De La Fayette Shepherd and Cedaressa Catherine or Catherina Cartwright. Warren married Sarepta Bell Sevy on June 3, 1904 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Warren Shepherd died on November 29, 1949 in Camas, Clark County, Washington. His interment, Wasatch Lawn memorial park, Salt Lake City, Utah.