William Sheldon and Rachel Sarah Loveridge DownsRachel L and Wm Downs

Rachel Loveridge appears as a Sunday School teacher in 1914-1917, and in 1917 as Rachel Downs, having married William Sheldon Downs on October 1. They apparently made their home with her parents, William and Martha Loveridge (q.v.) to whom she was born February 5, 1898, in Highland. Sheldon Downs was born August 19, 1892, in Smithfield, Utah Territory to William and Sarah McAlney Downs. They lived in Highland until after the 1920 census then apparently moved to Lehi where Sheldon died February 11, 1928, of a ruptured appendix. They had three children, Belva, Fern and Mae. Rachel married Arthur Minor Price on December 21, 1928. He was born January 13, 1885, in Morton, Illinois and died May 25, 1953, in Nephi, Utah. She died March 7, 1954, in Payson and is buried in American Fork.

Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland II for the Highland Historical Society

Previous: Dimick
Next: Dransfield


Highland Historical Society Home Page
Highland Historical Society Mission Statement
Highland History Chapters (compiled by: Charles T Greenland II):

  1. Highland History
  2. The 1st Highland LDS Ward
  3. Water
  4. Mining
  5. The Highland School
  6. Electricity Comes to Highland
  7. Peas and Peaviners in Highland
  8. Famous Feature
  9. The People

Highland Family Histories
1958 Highland Aerial Map 
1958 Highland Homes and Families (table with addresses)
Homesteaders' Map
Highland Censuses (and LDS Ward Membership List)