Alma Thomas Doxey

Brief Life History of Alma Thomas

When Alma Thomas Doxey was born on 14 July 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas Doxey, was 25 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth Hunt, was 23. He married Leonora Luella Eaton on 23 June 1880, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1900 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1870. In 1900, at the age of 46, his occupation is listed as railroad clerk in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He died on 29 February 1932, in Clearfield, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Thomas Doxey
1854–1932
Leonora Luella Eaton
1864–1947
Marriage: 23 June 1880
Alma Thomas Doxey Jr
1882–1961
Bell Doxey
1884–1890
John Riley Doxey
1886–1890
Ray Eaton Doxey
1890–1907
Myrtle Eaton Doxey
1892–1955
Leo Samuel Doxey
1895–1964
Nora Eva Doxey
1897–1990
Paul Dee Doxey
1899–1956

Sources (38)

  • Alma Thomas Doxey, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Alma T Doxey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Alma Thomas Doxey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Doxey in Seighford, Staffordshire, named in the Domesday Book as Dochesig, from an unrecorded Old English personal name Docc + Old English ēg ‘island, or piece of dry ground in a marsh’.

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

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Alma T. Doxey's Journals

I am in possession of Alma's personal journals, which include newspaper clippings of the time, several entries that say "watched cattle" several days in a row, lots of song lyrics, and a lot of person …

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