William Thomas Ogden missionary diaries

William Thomas Ogden missionary diaries

Dates: 1898-1901

Contains five volumes of diaries and one autograph books from Ogden's service as a missionary in Samoa. Dated 1898-1901.

  • Extent: 6 folders
  • Creator: Ogden, William Thomas, 1873-1948
  • Call Number: MSS 8999 Series 1
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
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Preferred Citation
William Thomas Ogden missionary diaries; MSS 8999; William Thomas Ogden missionary diaries and photographs; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Genre / Form
Diaries; Autograph albums
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS8999
Finding Aid Title
Ogden (William Thomas) missionary diaries and photographs
Finding Aid Author
Ryan K. Lee
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-09-01 15:36:16 -0600.
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

William Thomas Ogden (1873-1948) was a Mormon missionary in Samoa and merchant in Richfield, Utah.

William Thomas Ogden was born December 14, 1873, in Richfield, Utah, to Thomas Ogden and Ann Marsh. In 1898, William was called to serve as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Samoan Islands. He served there until 1901. On April 3, 1902, William married Elizabeth Ann Baker in the Salt Lake Temple, and they had eight children together.

William and Elizabeth raised their family in Richfield, Utah, where William was a merchant. In 1941, Elizabeth passed away. William remarried in 1943 to Sophia Baker.

William Thomas Ogden died on January 24, 1948, in Richfield, Utah.



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