Eliza Chipman

5 December 1874–16 March 1950

Born 5 December 1874 in American Fork, Utah County, Utah Territory. Daughter of William Chipman and Eliza Filcher. Set apart as full-time missionary in British Mission, 9 September 1898; assigned to the London Conference as companion to Inez Knight. Assigned to the Scottish Conference as companion to Josephine Booth, July 1899. Returned from mission, 20 October 1900. Married Atlantic Christensen, 20 May 1908; two children. Died 16 March 1950 in Salt Lake City.[1]


[1] Liza Chipman entry, no. 642, 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); Eliza Chipman, Missionary Blessing, 9 Sept. 1898, Scrapbook, 1872, 1894–1926, 1938–1951, Eliza C. Christensen, Papers, 1872–1986, bulk 1898–1910, CHL; Rulon S. Wells and Joseph W. McMurrin to Liza Chipman, Letter of Appointment, 6 Oct. 1898, Scrapbook, 1872, 1894–1926, 1938–1951, Christensen Papers, CHL; Inez Knight, Journal, 104, L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT; Platte D. Lyman, James L. McMurrin, and Henry W. Naisbitt to Liza Chipman, Transfer letter, 15 July 1899, Scrapbook, 1872, 1894–1926, 1938–1951, Christensen Papers, CHL; Eliza Chipman, Journal, 1 Aug. 1899,  Christensen Papers, CHL; Salt Lake County, County Clerk, Marriage Records, 1887–1965, Marriage Licenses, bks. 15–16, nos. 5601–6400 (1907–1908), 20 May 1908, application no. 6177, microfilm 429069/DGS 4705945, FamilySearch Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City; “Woman of S.L. Civic Aid, 77, Succumbs,” Salt Lake Tribune, 17 Mar. 1950, 26.