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David Christin Eccles

29 November 1877–9 February 1941

Born 29 November 1877 in Ogden, Weber County, Utah Territory. Son of David Eccles and Bertha Jensen. Set apart as full-time missionary in British Mission, 1 September 1898. Returned from mission, 15 November 1900. Married Julia Wright, 8 February 1905; four children. Died 13 May 1941 in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.[1]


[1] David C. Eccles entry, no. 617, Missionary Department, Missionary Registers, 1860–1959, Book C, 79, Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City (hereafter CHL); Josephine D. Booth, Journal, 15 Nov. 1900, Josephine D. Booth Woodruff, Journals, 1899–1901, CHL; Utah, Probate Court, Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887–1939, Marriage Licenses, no. 2467–2908, 1905, 8 Feb. 1905, DGS 100598243, FamilySearch Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City; “Death Summons David C. Eccles in Northwest,” Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner, 14 May 1941, 7.