Dessie Clorene Allred

Brief Life History of Dessie Clorene

When Dessie Clorene Allred was born on 7 October 1907, in Artesia, Graham, Arizona, United States, her father, Niels "Nelsy" Monford Allred, was 24 and her mother, Amanda “Mandy” Elizabeth Higgins, was 17. She married Joseph Franklin Moffett on 20 March 1936, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Virden, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States in 1940 and Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 2001. She died on 4 March 1988, in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Franklin Moffett
Dessie Clorene Allred
Marriage: 20 March 1936
Joana Moffett

Sources (29)

  • Dessie A Moffett, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Allred, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Dessie Clorene Allred, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1914 · Hotel Brigham Built

Constructed in two phases, 1914 and 1924, Hotel Brigham was originally built to house transient railroad workers.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Aldred 1.

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

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Autobiographies of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Franklin Moffett

Joseph Franklin Moffett was born in 1900 in the Mormon colonies in Chihuahua, Mexico, the son of Joseph Ammon and Annie Maria Johnson Moffett. He married Dessie Clorene Allred (b. 1907), daughter of N …

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