- Existence: 1863 - 1938
Amasa Aldrich (1863-1938) was a public officer in Utah.
Amasa Aldrich was born to Martin and Hannah Madsen Aldrich on March 16, 1863 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Aldrich served a 3 year mission at the age of 21 in New Zealand, learning the Maori language and assisting in preparing written materials for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He operated as treasurer and secretary of the Mt. Pleasant Economic Co. until 1895 as well as postmaster, city recorder and county Recorder. He married Mary Hannah Jolley and had two children, Vera Rowena and Liberty Virginia. After Liberty died, they divorced. Amasa remarried to Vilate Maxfield, with whom he had two children. He died of a coronary occlusion on August 16, 1938.
Citation:Amasa Aldrich speech, 1896 July 4 (Amasa Aldrich)
findagrave.com, December 3, 2020 (Martin Amasa Aldrich; M. Amasa Aldrich; born 16 March 1863 in Mount Pleasant, Utah; died 16 August 1938 in Salt Lake City, Utah)
FamilySearch, via WWW, December 3, 2020 (Martin Amasa Aldrich; Amasa Aldrich; parents Martin and Hannah Madsen Aldrich; born 16 March 1863 in Mount Pleasant, Utah; died 16 August 1938 in Salt Lake City, Utah of coronary occlusion; married Mary Hannah Jolley in 1888; two children Vera Rowena and Liberty Virginia; married Laura Vilate Maxfield in 1897; two children Melba Vilate and Amasa Maxfield; teacher and mercantile business from 1887 to 1896; held city and county offices; served Latter-day Saint missions to New Zealand (3 years) and northwestern United States; treasurer and secretary of the Mt. Pleasant Economic Co. until 1895; city recorder, two terms; county recorder; postmaster for three years)
Mt. Pleasant pioneer, via WWW, December 4, 2020 (Amasa and Mary Hannah divorced after their second daughter died as a baby) https://mtpleasantpioneer.blogspot.com/2011/08/aldrich-family-pioneers-of-month-august.html
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Amasa Aldrich speech
Collection contains the speech given by Amasa Aldrich on July 4, 1896 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, regarding patriotism.