Edward Alma Bagley

Brief Life History of Edward Alma

When Edward Alma Bagley was born on 10 April 1847, in Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Edward Cyrenius Bagley, was 38 and his mother, Julia Anne Grant, was 31. He married Mary Almeda McClellan on 17 September 1870, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Koosharem Election Precinct, Piute, Utah, United States in 1900 and Greenwich, Piute, Utah, United States in 1910. In 1920, at the age of 73, his occupation is listed as director & stockholder - richfield commercial and savings bank in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States. He died on 28 May 1929, in Koosharem, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Koosharem Cemetery, Koosharem, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Edward Alma Bagley
Mary Almeda McClellan
Marriage: 17 September 1870
Mary Adelma Bagley
Edward Carroll Bagley
Julia Estella Bagley
Emma Retta Bagley
James Alvin Bagley
Cynthia Almeda Bagley
Rhoda Ann Bagley
George Alma Bagley
Cyrenius "Cy" Bagley
Mary Ellen Bagley

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  • Edward Alma Bagley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mr. Edward A Bagley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
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Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, Untied States 1850: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States


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

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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

English: habitational name from Baguley in Cheshire or from any of several places called Bagley, in Devon, Gloucestershire, Shropshire, Somerset, and Yorkshire. These get their names either from the Old English personal name Bacga + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’ or from an unattested Old English word, bagga, for a ‘bag-shaped’ object or creature + lēah.

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

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Edward Alma Bagley Homestead recognized by Utah Centennial Commission

The Utah Centennial Commission recognized and honored 433 family farms and ranches in 1996, and numerous others in 1997. All landowners received a special certificate and permanent "Century Farm & Ran …

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