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Allred, J. Urban (James Urban), 1874-1956



  • Existence: 1874 - 1956

Biographical History

J. Urban Allred (1874-1956) was a teacher, farmer, stockman and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who lived in Utah and Alberta. He served four missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Allred Family Histories website, via WWW, Nov. 2, 2015 (J. Urban Allred; James Urban Allred; b. May 21, 1874 in Lehi, Utah; d. June 25, 1956 in Logan, Utah; m. Amelia May Hammond on June 5, 1901 in Salt Lake City, Utah, five children; m. Edna Bingham on June 26, 1912 in Salt Lake City, Utah, eight children; raised in Lehi; attended Brigham Young University, graduated in 1898; served mission to Southern States, 1898-1900; taught school in Vernal and Lehi, Utah; moved to Southern Alberta, Canada in June 1903, farmed and raised stock for thirty-four years; 1903, called to establish the first Seminary in Alberta; head of the religious instructions in the Taylor Stake for 18 years; served three other missions, to Minneapolis, Minn. North Central States Mission (1925), two to Southern States; 1937, moved to Logan, Utah)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

J. Urban Allred diaries

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328988]
Identifier: MSS SC 2909
Scope and Contents Volume begins with autobiographical sketch concerning Allred's early life in Lehi, Utah. Diaries document his attendance at Brigham Young Academy, September 1892-May 1898; service as a Mormon missionary in Tennessee in the Southern States Mission, June 1898-July 1900; activities as a school teacher in Vernal, Utah, August 1900-May 1901; family life with Amelia May Hammond in Lehi, 1901-1910; and family life with Edna Bingham in Raymond, Alberta, and elsewhere, beginning in 1912. Diaries also...
Dates: 1892-1956

J. Urban Allred papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231034957]
Identifier: UA 145
Scope and Contents

Contains typewritten extractions from Allred's diary, as compiled by his children, concerning his ancestry, student activities, lectures given by faculty members and Latter-day Saint Church leaders, and the founding of Lehi, Utah, 1894-1898.

Dates: 1894-1898

Thesis Committee recommendations to the faculty of Brigham Young Academy

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231244952]
Identifier: UA 606
Scope and Contents

Includes Thesis Committee recommendations on three theses submitted for graduation. Committee consisted of Nels Nelson, Walter Wolfe, and J. Brunsen? Theses submitted by David Prior, J. U. Allred, and S. E. Hinkley.

Dates: 1898

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