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Dixon, Henry Aldous, 1835-1884

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1835-1884

biographical statement

Citation

Gladden family histories, via WWW, Mar. 5, 2014 (Henry Aldous Dixon was born on March 14, 1835 in Grahamstown, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, the son of John Henry and Judith Boardman Dixon; grew up in a religious environment, and was baptised into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on his 21st birthday, in 1856; sailed for England in 1857, and the United States of America; continued on to join the Saints because an elderly couple, the Walkers, hired him to drive their cattle and care for their wagon; arrived in the Salt Lake City valley on September 12, 1857; in 1860-1865, Henry was sent on a mission to England and South Africa, where he was able to teach in his hometown; after returning to Utah, Henry married Sarah DeGrey on January 21, 1865; married a second wife, Mary Ann Smith, on April 13, 1869; called on a second LDS mission to Great Britain; during the trip, his ship hit an ice burg, but was able to limp to port where he chose a different ship to finish the journey; worked as a missionary for only one year before being released and sent home to recover from ill health; in 1884, Henry came down with pneumonia, and died on May 4, 1884, in Provo, Utah) http://gladdenfamilyhistories.blogspot.com/2008/07/henry-aldous-dixon-1835-1884.html

FamilySearch, via WWW, Mar. 5, 2014 (Henry Aldous Dixon; b. Mar. 14, 1835 in Grahamstown, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, the son of John Henry and Judith Boardman Dixon; married Sarah DeGrey on January 21, 1865, and together they had 9 children; he married Mary Ann Smith, on April 13, 1869, and together they had 7 children.; died on May 4, 1884, in Provo, Utah)

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence D. Taylor family history papers, 1872-2004

 Series
Identifier: MSS 3254 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains pedigree charts, family documents, photographs, biographies, and compiled family history information for Clarence D. Taylor's ancestors. Dated 1872-2004.
Dates: 1872-2004

Clarence D. Taylor family history pedigree charts, 1941-2005

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3254 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains pedigree charts for the ancestors of Clarence Dixon Taylor. These ancestors include the Dixons, the Taylors, and the Boardmans. Dated 1941-2005.
Dates: 1941-2005

Clarence D. Taylor family history research, 1872-2004

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3254 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains research done by Clarence D. Taylor on his family history. The research includes documentation of his parents, his childhood, and his ancestors. It includes letters, primary sources, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other materials. Dated 1872-2004.
Dates: 1872-2004

Clarence D. Taylor personal histories, 1980-1997

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3254 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains the personal histories of the ancestors of Clarence D. Taylor. Most of the histories were written by Taylor about his ancestors, but there are a few autobiographical sketches and biographies written by other members of the family. Also includes press photos, for inclusion in published biographies, and a DVD copy of them. Dated 1980-1997.
Dates: 1980-1997

Clarence D. Taylor personal papers, 1932-2005

 Series
Identifier: MSS 3254 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains various personal papers of Taylor, including journals, military papers, biographical sketches, written work, and funeral materials. Dated 1938-2005.
Dates: 1932-2005

Clarence D. Taylor photographs, 1820-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3254 Series 1
Scope and Contents Includes 3,793 items of photograph albums, maps, photographs, postcards, sketches, prints, and negatives with images of Utah and Africa, as well as containing the Taylor family, landscapes, and missionary materials. Dated 1820-2005.
Dates: 1820-2005

Henry Aldous Dixon diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1823
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Dixon writes about his missionary activities in for the Mormon experience in England and South Africa. Dixon also tells about his work in the general tithing office of the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, Utah, and his work for the Provo Woolen Mills in Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1860-1880

Henry Aldous Dixon letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 190
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 12 Oct. 1874, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Dixon informs Young that he as been elected president of the board of directors of the Provo Manufacturing Company.
Dates: 1874 October 12

Photographs of Dixon family

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8425
Scope and Contents Contains two photographs taken in approximately 1894. Includes a formal group photograph of the wife and children of Henry Aldous Dixon, and a portrait of Rhoda Celestia Nash Rowlands.
Dates: approximately 1894

Photographs of Millicent Magdalena Emma Boardman, circa 1990-2005

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3254 Series 1 Sub-Series s 554-558
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes 3,793 items of photograph albums, maps, photographs, postcards, sketches, prints, and negatives with images of Utah and Africa, as well as containing the Taylor family, landscapes, and missionary materials. Dated 1820-2005.
Dates: circa 1990-2005