Cherrington

George William Cherrington - Hyrum Harmon sister - built 1902

George William Cherrington - Hyrum Harmon sister - built 1902, (Number 9 on the 1958 Highland map, where Freedom Elementary stands - 6751 W. 10400 N.)

Black and white image of a house

George William & Anna Harmon Cherrington

George was born May 25, 1862, in Salt Lake City to John and Sarah Cherrington. Anna was born August 25, 1860, daughter of Appleton Milo and Elmeda Stringham Harmon. They were married July 20, 1888. They had seven children: George Philip, Luella, Alice, Alfred, Kenneth, Myra, and Daisy, the last two being born in Highland. They moved to Highland and built Number 9 (on the 1958 Highland map, where Freedom Elementary stands), George was a carpenter by trade, in 1902, and lived there until about 1915. There is a discrepancy in that date as another history stated that Harvey Speer lived in that home around 1906 to 1914, but there were school pictures taken about 1914 or 1915 that have three Cherrington children identified. 

Anna was a sister to Hyrum Harmon (q.v.). Anna died January 31, 1931, of influenza and pneumonia in Bountiful, and George died September 17, 1946, in Panguitch, Utah, of senility. They are buried in the Bountiful, Utah City Cemetery. [Find a Grave] [Names in Stone]


George Cherrington

George Cherrington 

Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland II for the Highland Historical Society

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