• Reuben Kirkham

    (Famous artist, painter and photographer)A Mormon convert, Reuben Kirkham was born in Spaulding, England in October 1844 and emigrated with his parents in 1849(they weren’t members of the LDS faith). He came into the valley in 1868 settling in Salt Lake City. He was trained as a housepainter, but enjoyed finer arts. At first he […]

  • David Arthur Garrett and Daisy Elisabeth Kirkham

    David Arthur Garrett was born in 1876 in Bountiful, Utah to Henry and Mary Ashdown Garrett as one of 13 children. The familywas very poor and Henry worked a number of jobs to keep his family going. In the summer of 1900 he helped to gather brickand mortar to build his aging parents a new […]