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Oscar Edwin and Laura Lucinda Hatch Eskelson:  Oscar replaced William Roundy as Sunday School Superintendent in 1923 and remained in that position through 1927.  His daughter, Lucinda was assistant secretary of the Sunday School 1925-28.

Oscar was born October 24, 1882 in Woodland, Utah to Oscar and Melissa Orureila Fraughton Eskelson.  In 1918, when he registered for the WWI draft he was living in Bannock, Idaho.  He married Laura on September 4, 1907 in Davis County, Utah.  She was born April 2, 1888 in Bountiful, Utah to Stearns Bee and Elizabeth Jane Ellis Hatch, a younger sister to John Lawrence Hatch (q.v.).  They had five children: Lucinda, Lenard Stearns, DeVan O, Beth and Deone.

In 1920 they were living in Manard, Idaho and by 1930 had moved to Kamas, Utah.  Oscar died October 16, 1954 in Emmett, Idaho and Laura died October 18, 1981 in Heber.  They are buried in the Bountiful Memorial Park.  


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