George Smith RUST

George Smith RUST

Male 1834 - 1922  (88 years)

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  • Name George Smith RUST  [1

    • Pioneer of 1847 Dies at His Home

      Funeral services for George Smith Rust, Salt Lake Valley pioneer of 1847 and early settler of Manti were held in the North Ward Chapel Tuesday afternoon with interment in the city cemetery. Mr. Rust died Sunday morning at his home here.

      Mr. Rust was as born January 23, 1834 at Lowell, Vt., the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Walker Rust. He was wall baptized in the Mississippi river near Nauvoo by the prophet Joseph Smith in 1843. He started in 1847 to cross the plains with his father, his mother having died several years previous. When the call came for the Mormon battalion the father volunteared and left George to make his way across the plains with the Halto family in Daniel Spencers company. He arrived in Salt Lake valley in September 1847. Since that time he has been on the front, pioneering and helping build up he the towns and cities in Utah. He filled two missions in the eastern states and labored 21 years in the Manti temple. Together with his wife he completed the temple work for more than 5000 of their kindred who are dead.

      He is survived by his wife, five sons and two daughters.

      The services Tuesday were conducted by Bishop R. N. Peterson. The speakers were President Lewis Anderson, P. H. Madsen, and Bishop Peterson. John Lowry offered the opening prayer. C. F. Cox Sr. said the benediction, the ward choir rendered the appropriate music. Mrs. Nephi L. Cottom sang, "I'll Go Where You Want Me To Go Dear Lord."

      Alma Johnson dedicated the grave.

      Published in the Manti Messenger 1922-06-23

      Son of William Walker Rust and Mary Thurston Rand.
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    Born 23 Jan 1834  Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Living in Burrville, Sevier Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Fact Son of William Walker Rust and Mary Thurston Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 18 Jun 1922  Manti, Sanpete Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I88287  Main Tree
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Family 1 Eliza Sophia BROWN,   b. 17 Feb 1838, Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1930, Manti, Sanpete Co., Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Children 
     1. George B. RUST,   b. abt. 1857, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Julia RUST,   b. abt. 1864, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. William RUST,   b. abt. 1867, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Orion RUST,   b. Abt 1870, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. David RUST,   b. abt. 1874, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Leroy RUST,   b. abt. 1879, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F36378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sabra Jane BECKSTEAD,   b. 1853,   d. 1946  (Age 93 years) 
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F36379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete Co., Utah Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    George Smith Rust Headstone
    George Smith Rust Headstone
    George Smith Rust is the husband of Eliza Sophia Brown. He is buried in the Manti Cemetery in Manti, Sanpete Co., Utah.

    Maintained by: Stephen Olsen
    Originally Created by: Kel
    Photo Added by: David Mower

  • Sources 
    1. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    2. [S9192] 1880 Census Burrville, Sevier County, Utah.