Sidney James Ottley

2 September 1890–12 July 1982 (Age 91)
Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Sidney James

When Sidney James Ottley was born on 2 September 1890, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Edward Ottley, was 42 and his mother, Thirza Timbers, was 39. He married Alice Warren on 3 January 1917, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Election Precinct 1, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 12 July 1982, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney James Ottley
Alice Warren
Marriage: 3 January 1917
Warren Sidney Ottley
Glen Eldon Ottley
Wayne Wilmur Ottley
Lael Alice Ottley
Verlo Edward Ottley
Jerold Don Ottley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 January 1917Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 6
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    Age 24
    Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places called Otley, in Suffolk and Yorkshire. The placenames derive from the Old English personal name Otta + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    How We Got Here, by Wayne W. Ottley

    Here's How We Got Here By Wayne W. Ottley, 24 Aug 2000 From Jolly Ol’ England, our ancestors came one or two at a time or as a whole or part family. They came during the Mormon Immigration Pro …

    Sources (40)

    • Sidney J Ottley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Sidney James Ottley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Sidney James Ottley in entry for Warren Sidney Ottley, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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