John Richard b. 1880 and Ida Fox Sabey b. 1879


The Theodore Turley Family Book, p. 481

John Richard Sabey was born October 29, 1880 in Lehi, Utah. He married Ida Fox in the Salt Lake Temple on November 15, 1905. Ida was born November 1, 1879, in Lehi to Alfred Marshall and Mary Southwick Fox.

John spent his entire working life as an employee of the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company. He was first employed at the Lehi Sugar Factory in 1905 as a mechanic. He was transferred to the West Jordan Factory in 1916 and remained there until he retired in 1945. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and he devoted many years of his life as a scoutmaster. He was also an active member of his Seventies Quorum. He died in Midvale, Utah on August 11, 1948.

Ida Fox Sabey was an excellent homemaker. She was active in the Church and was president of the YWMIA in the West Jordan Ward and also served on the state board of the same organization. She died February 5, 1963 in Midvale, Utah. John and Ida were blessed with nine children:

Mary Amanda Sabey Mortensen
Alfred John Sabey
Ida Grace Sabey Jefferies
Earl Kimberly Sabey
Leo Fox Sabey
Bessie Sabey, born May 8, 1915; died the same day
Mamie Arlene Sabey, born April 3, 1916; died January 23, 1917
Phyllis Sabey Jacobs
Donald Richard Sabey, born December 4, 1919; died December 27, 1919

John Richard Sabey was the oldest son of Charlotte Amanda Bushman Sabey, daughter of Jacob and Charlotte Bushman.  Ida was born 1 Nov 1879 in Lehi, Utah.

Death Certificate of John Richard Sabey:Sabey, John Richard d. 1948.jpg


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