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Ottley, Sidney James, 1890-1982



  • Existence: 1890-1982

Biographical History

Sidney J. Ottley (1890-1982) was a Mormon businessman in Utah.

Sidney James Ottley was born on September 2, 1890 in South Cottonwood, Utah to Edward and Thirza Ottley. He served as a missionary in New Zealand from 1912 to 1916, and later returned as a mission president in 1951. Ottley died in 1982 in Salt Lake City, Utah.


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

Church missionary index, via WWW, May 23, 2016 (Sidney James Ottley; b. 2 September 1890, South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah; parents: Edward Ottley and Thirza Timbers; set apart as a missionary to New Zealand, 20 November 1912; mission completed 3 April 1916), via WWW, May 23, 2016 (Sidney J. Ottley; Sidney James Ottley; lived in Oak Creek, Utah (1910), Banida, Idaho (1920), Salina, Utah (1930); worked as carpenter, farmer, salesman; d. 12 July 1982, Salt Lake City, Utah)

Familysearch, via WWW, May 23, 2016 (Sidney J. Ottley; m. 1917 to Alice Warren; taught school while living in Banida, Idaho)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

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