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Ottley, Ernest Arthur, 1888-1968



  • Existence: 1888-1968

Biographical History

Ernest A. Ottley (1888-1968) was a Mormon carpenter in Utah.

Ernest Arthur Ottley was born was in Salt Lake City, Utah to Edward and Thirza Ottley in 1888. In 1919 he was called to serve as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand. After his return he worked as a carpenter in Salt Lake County. He died in Midvale, Utah on April 10, 1968.


Sidney James and Ernest A. Ottley scrapbooks, 1912-1980

Church missionary index, via WWW, May 23, 2016 (Ernest Arthur Ottley; b. 20 April 1888, So Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah Territory; parents, Edward Ottley and Thirza Timber; set apart as missionary to New Zealand, 7 July 1919), via WWW, May 23, 2016 (Ernest A. Ottley; Ernest Arthur Ottley; carpenter in Salt Lake County; d. 10 Apr 1968 in Midvale, Utah)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ernest A. Ottley diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2761
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Ottley writes about his experiences as a missionary for the Mormon Church in New Zealand. He also makes observations on the Maori people.
Dates: 1919-1923

Sidney J. and Ernest A. Ottley scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS 3734
Scope and Contents Contains five albums. The first three albums include photographs, postcards, booklets, and newspaper clippings, relating to Sidney James Ottley's mission to New Zealand from 1912-1914. The fourth album includes family photographs, announcements of weddings, deaths, and anniversaries, as well as greeting cards. The fifth album belongs to Ernest A. Ottley and covers his life in Millard County, Utah to his missionary service in New Zealand.
Dates: 1878-1983