Abrelia Clariassa Hinckley (born Seely)

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Gender: Female

Date of Birth: September 19, 1892

Date of Death: August 1973

Birth Place: Mount Pleasant, UT

Death Place: Eden, UT

Abrelia Clariassa Hinckley

EDEN, Weber County – Memorial services are pending for Abrelia Clariassa Seely Hinckley, 80, of Eden, wife of Robert H. Hinckley of a prominent Provo family. She was the sister-in-law of G. Marion Hinckley, Provo.

Mrs. Hinckley was born Sept. 19, 1892 in Mount Pleasant to John H. and Margaret Peel Seely. She attended Mount Pleasant schools, Brigham Young University and LDS College in Salt Lake City.

She was married on June 23, 1915 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Throughout her life she supported her husband in his many government activities, from serving as mayor of Mount Pleasant to assistant secretary of commerce in Washington, D.C.

She was first president of the women’s auxiliary to the Utah Wool Growers Association and active in DUP and other civic groups.

Survivors include her husband, three sons and one daughter, Robert H. Hinckley Jr., Salt Lake City; John S. Hinckley, Ogden; Paul R. Hinckley, Los Angeles, and Mrs. Preston (Betty) Nibley, Newtown, Pa.; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Published in the Provo Daily Herald, Friday, August 31, 1973 page 4

[Grand-daughter of SGS # 2337 – Abrelia Clariassa, John Henry; Justus Wellington (# 2337); Justus Azel (# 836); Justus William; Joseph; John; Benjamin; Nathaniel, Robert]