Reynolds Shipp had a long and distinguished career as one of the early
leaders in the practice and teaching of medicine in Utah. She was one
of Utah's first female doctors and established a school of obstetrics
and nursing in 1878.
Ellis Reynolds on 20 January 1847, the oldest child of William Fletcher
Reynolds and Anna Hawley, Ellis came to Utah with her parents in 1852.
The Reynolds family was among the first settlers of Pleasant Grove.
Following the death of her mother in 1861, fourteen-year-old Ellis took
over as homemaker for nearly a year until her father remarried. Jealousy
or incompatibility with her new stepmother caused Ellis to move in with