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Ruel and Ethel Rose Hyde Nay Markham:  Ethel was born August 23, 1909 in Crescent, Utah to William Thomas and Emily Jessie Dear Hyde (q.v.).  She married James Nay, son of Guy Lee and Maud Louise Stewart Nay, on October 26, 1927 and they had a son James Robert born September 3, 1929 and were later divorced.  He died in January, 1968.  She married Ruel Markham, born March 5, 1903 in Weir City, Kansas to Ruel Cue and Emily Pear Nicholson Markham, in December, 1932.   They lived in Highland (#88 on the 1958 Highland map) in a home her father built for them (records show they lived in “Hyland”).  Ethel helped build the home by digging the basement by hand and carrying the dirt out by the bucketful.  Ethel was the Relief Society secretary in 1940-43 when Jessie Hyde, her brother’s wife was President.  Ruel died November 23, 1965 and she later married Mr. Harshman.  Ethel died February 15, 1995 in Washington State.

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