Alma Bailey Dunford

19 August 1850–1 February 1919 (Age 68)
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alma Bailey

When Alma Bailey Dunford was born on 19 August 1850, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Isaac Dunford, was 26 and his mother, Leah Bailey, was 22. He married Susan Amelia Young on 1 December 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Farmer Township, Defiance, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 1 February 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Bailey Dunford
Lovinia Tracilla Clayton
Marriage: 27 February 1882
Isaac Clayton Dunford
Carlos Leroy Dunford
Margaret Moon Dunford
Alice Amelia Dunford
Rachel Grant Dunford
Ruth Olive Dunford
William Chauncey Dunford
Mary Dunford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    habitational name from Dunford Bridge, in Thurlstone (Yorkshire), so called from the river Don (a British name possibly meaning ‘river’) + Old English ford ‘ford’, or from Dunford House in Methley (Yorkshire), named in Old English as ‘Dunn's ford’ (see Dunn 2).variant of Durnford, a habitational name from Durnford in Wiltshire, arising from Old English dierne + ford ‘hidden ford’. Alternatively, the name may perhaps arise from Dunford, alias Durnford, in Addlestone (Surrey).English:

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Moroni Dunford (1855-1910)

    Author: Ruth Nelson Baker (Source: The Story of the Ancestors and Descendants of Isaac and Leah Bailey Dunford. Bountiful, The Isaac and Leah Bailey Dunford Family Association, 1996) Moroni Dunford w …

    Sources (58)

    • A B Dunford in entry for Dunford, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Alma Dunford in household of Isaac Dunford, "United States Census, 1860"
    • A. B. Dunford in entry for Ernest Valentine Singard and Rachel Grant Dunford, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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