|Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden|
EVA McLEAN FAVOUR
Eva was born December 3, 1883, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, the daughter of James and Anne McLean. She came to Arizona from Montana in 1919. She married Alpheus Hoyt Favour on June 24, 1919, as his second wife. Her husband, a state senator, was active in supporting Sharlot Hall's preservation of the Governor's Mansion and the moving of the body of Pauline Weaver to Prescott from California.
Eva was a charter member of the Historical Society of Prescott. Eva had one son, John McLean (1921), a stepson, Alpheus Lambert, and two stepdaughters, Mary Temple (Mrs. Sherman) Hazeltine and Catherine "Kay" Merchant. She was active in the Monday Club, the Arizona Federation of Women's Clubs and the YMCA Youth Center.
The Rose Garden was originated in 1938 when she was president of the Sharlot Hall Historical Society. She lived at 122 South Mt. Vernon Street and belonged to the Congregational Church.
Eva died on February 9, 1967, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery.
Donor: Museum Rose Garden
|Additional documentation and photographs may be available in the Sharlot Hall Museum Archives and Library.|