Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden
HARRIET JANE WILSON KOONTZ
Hattie was born on December 19, 1860, in San Francisco, California. In March 1876, she was married to John William "Jake" Koontz in Fresno.

They came to Williamson Valley, Arizona Territory, in 1877 with their new baby. They had 12 children: Mary Dillon, Anna Amanda Goodman, John W., Thomas Jefferson, Lillie Putenney, Harriet Chase, Charley, Clifford, Edgar Martin, Elmer, Phil and Donald. Elmer and Phil both died as babies.

Hattie was loved by all who knew her and always visited and cared for her neighbors when they were sick or in sorrow. She died on December 18, 1906, and was buried in the family plot in Williamson Valley.

Donor: Clifford Koontz


Additional documentation and photographs may be available in the Sharlot Hall Museum Archives and Library.