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Daisie Dean Dunford

5 June 1868–5 July 1950

Born 5 June 1868 in Salt Lake City.[1] Daughter of William Dunford and Melvina Whitney.[2] Granddaughter of EBW.[3] Taught school in Logan, Cache Co., Utah Territory.[4] Studied voice at the New England Conservatory in Boston, 1887–1888.[5] Frequent correspondent with EBW.[6] Moved to Wallace, Shoshone Co., Idaho Territory, by late 1888.[7] Married Henry Richmond Allen, 12 Dec. 1892, in Shoshone Co.[8] School trustee for Wallace, 1899.[9] Moved to Spokane, Spokane Co., Washington, by late Dec. 1900.[10] Moved to Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., California, by 1930.[11] Died 5 July 1950 in Los Angeles; buried in Spokane.[12]

 

[1] EBW, Diary, 5 June 1894. 1870 U.S. Census, 16th Ward, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 1, Daisie Dunford. 1900 U.S. Census, Wallace Precinct 1, Wallace City Ward 1–3, Shoshone Co., ID, ED 107, p. 5A, Daisie Allen. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 25 June 2020), Daisie Dean Dunford (KWJC-LZ7). 

[2] Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 505.

[3] Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 505.

[4] EBW, Diary, 10 Jan. 1887; 5 June 1887; 23 July 1887.

[5] Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 274. EBW, Diary, 9 Aug. 1887; 13 Feb. 1888; 20 June 1888; 21–22 July 1888.

[6] See, for example, EBW, Diary, 23 July 1887; 7 May 1889; 28 Feb. 1890; 27 Apr. 1891; 16 July 1893; 13 Dec. 1894.

[7] Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 273–274. Shoshone Co., ID, County Court, Marriage Records, 1875–1927, vol. 1, 1895–1900, p. 42, Henry Richmond Allen and Daisie Dean Woods, 12 Dec. 1892, microfilm 1548797, DGS 4533546, image 62/830, FHL.

[8] Shoshone Co., ID, County Court, Marriage Records, 1875–1927, vol. 1, 1895–1900, p. 42, Henry Richmond Allen and Daisie Dean Woods, 12 Dec. 1892, microfilm 1548797, DGS 4533546, image 62/830, FHL.

[9] EBW, Diary, 8 and 18 Nov. 1899.

[10] EBW, Diary, 29 Dec. 1900; Addresses, 1901, Mrs. H. R. Allen.

[11] 1930 U.S. Census, Sierra Madre City, Pasadena Township, Los Angeles Co., CA, ED 19-1261, p. 7B, Daisie W. Allen.

[12] “California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPFZ-TBJ, accessed 26 Nov. 2014), Daisie Woods Allen. “Daisie Woods Allen,” Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, WA; Find a Grave, posted 4 Mar. 2013, memorial no. 106193094 (http://findagrave.com, accessed 26 Sept. 2017).