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Leslie Alma Dunford

30 April 1872–23 July 1882

Born 30 Apr. 1872 at Salt Lake City.[1] Son of William Dunford and Melvina Caroline Blanche Whitney.[2] Grandson of EBW.[3] Died 23 July 1882 in Salt Lake City as a result of a wound received in his hand from a toy pistol on 4 July 1882.[4]

 

[1] “Birth,” Deseret News (Salt Lake City), 8 May 1872, 16. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 21 June 2018), Leslie Alma Dunford (K8HQ-13P). 

[2] “Birth,” Deseret News (Salt Lake City), 8 May 1872, 16. “Sealings of Couples, Living and by Proxy, 1851–1889,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, vol. E, p. 60, line 9941, William Dunford and Melvina Caroline Blanch Whitney, 1 Oct. 1867, microfilm 1149515 (restricted access), FHL.

[3] EBW, Diary, 30 Apr. 1875. Carol Cornwall Madsen, Emmeline B. Wells: An Intimate History (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017), 505.

[4] “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 133 (1882), Leslie Alma Dunford; citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City. “A Sad Occurrence,” Salt Lake Daily Herald, 25 July 1882, 8. “From Tuesday’s Daily, July 25; Another Victim,” Deseret News (Salt Lake City), 26 July 1882, 428. EBW, Diary, 30 Apr. 1887.