Eva Ellen Beckstrand 1884-1975
Eva was born 16 July 1884, in Meadow, Millard County, Utah. She was the youngest daughter and eigth child of Elias August and Henrietta Cecilia Ahlquist Beckstrand.
She was musically inclined. She married Lewis Brunson Smith on 12 June 1907, in Salt Lake City. They are the parents of six children: Duane Lewis, Melva, Orvil Beckstrand, Donald Elias, Eva Devone, and Lowell Ross. Duane Lewis died at home at the age of two and one-half years of the croup. Eva Ellen died on 2 April 1975, in Salt Lake City and was buried in Fillmore.Source:
Histories Compiled and Edited by Sue Anne Beckstrand Thompson
Our Beckstrand Heritage: Christina Beckstrand Pehrsson, Karl Johan Beckstrand, Elias August Beckstrand and their families
(Logan, Ut., self published, 2003)