Sarah Margaret Connyers McMannis

Payette Enterprise
Thursday, March 16, 1922


Word was received here last Sunday morning of the death of Mrs. H. H. McMannis which occured early that morning at the home of her daughter at Mountain Home. She will be remembered by many Payette people as for many years Mr. and Mrs. McMannis were residents of this place. The deceased was a sister of Mr. J. H. Connyers, of this city, who is now the last surviving member of a family of 12 children. Mr. Connyers and daughter, Mrs. Will Wells, left Monday morning for Mountain Home to be present at the funeral which was held there last Tuesday afternoon.

Sarah Margaret Connyers was born in Clark County, Iowa in 1847 and died on her 59th wedding anniversary, March 11, 1922. She was united in marriage March 11, 1863, to Henry Johnson, who died July 2, 1892. To this union 6 children were born of whom 3 are now living. She moved with her family to Idaho 38 years ago. Her second marriage to H. H. McMannis, November 6, 1898, moving to Payette shortly thereafter. She has been a member of the Latter Day Saint's Church for more than 60 years and a member of the Rebekah lodge of Payette since 1900. The deceased is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Sarah Hoffman and Mrs. Myrtle Calindo, of Mountain Home and Mrs. Will Bell of Nampa, one brother, J. H. Connyers of Payette, eight grand-children and eleven great-grandchildren.

Beautiful floral offerings were sent from Payette by the Rebekah lodge for which the berieved relatives desire to express their sincere thanks.