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Lydia Dunford Alder

July 2, 1846–March 1, 1923

1 Born at Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England; daughter of Sarah Jones and George Dunford. 2 Baptized, 1867. 3 Immigrated to the United States aboard the Argo, 1850. 4 Married George Alfred Alder, 1863; ten children. 5 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1867. 6 Served as secretary to Marinda N. Hyde and Bathsheba W. Smith in the Salt Lake City Seventeenth Ward Relief Society. 7 Served a mission in England, 1889–1901. 8 Attended the International Congress of Women at London, 1899; at Berlin, 1904; and at Rome, 1914. 9 Died at Salt Lake City. 10 (See Document 3.13, 3.16)

Footnotes

  1. [1] “Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904–1961,” database and images, Utah State Archives (http://archives.utah.gov, accessed Jan. 2015); from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, series 81448, file no. 322/436 (1923), Lydia Alder. “U.S. Passport Applications, 1795–1925,” database and images,  Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015), entry for Lydia D. Alder (May 3, 1904); citing NARA series M1372, roll 650, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C
  2. [2] Utah death certificate, file no. 322/436. 1851 England census, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, p. 16, Lydia Dunford in household of George Dunford; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Jan. 2015); citing Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851, PRO HO 107, National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England. “U.S. Passport Applications, 1795–1925,” database and images, Lydia D. Alder.
  3. [3] “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), Lydia D. Dunford KWJ7-YJT .
  4. [4] “U.S. Passport Applications, 1795–1925,” database and images, Lydia D. Alder. “Mormon Migration,” database, 1840–1932, Mormon Migration (http://mormonmigration.lib.byu.edu, accessed Jan. 2015), Lydia Dunford; extracted from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Immigration Index CD (2000).
  5. [5] “Family Tree,” database, Lydia D. Dunford and George Alfred Adler KWJ7-YJR .
  6. [6] “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed Jan. 2015), Lydia Dunford Alder.
  7. [7] Lydia D. Alder, “Re-Organization of the Relief Society of the 17th Ward, May 18, 1886,” Woman’s Exponent 15, no. 7 (Sept. 1, 1886): 53.
  8. [8] Lydia D. Alder, “Thoughts on Missionary Work,” Woman’s Exponent 30, no. 3 (Aug. 1, 1901): 21–22.
  9. [9] Alder, “Thoughts on Missionary Work,” 22. Susa Young Gates, “International Council of Women,” Young Woman’s Journal 10, no. 10 (Oct. 1899): 437. Lydia D. Alder, report to the First Presidency, 1905, CHL. “Utah Woman Was a Speaker Today,” Deseret Evening News , June 13, 1904, 1. “Utahns See Famous Play of William Tell at Interlaken,” Deseret Evening News , July 25, 1914, 5.
  10. [10] Utah death certificate, file no. 322/436.