Mayhew Hillman Dalley, 28 Nov 1857 - 7 Jan 1934
DUP Obituary Scrapbook (1933-1939)
CEDAR CITY--Maghen H. Dalley. 76, died Saturday at 1:30 p.m. after an
illness of four months. He was born at Johnson't Fort, Iron county, Nov. 28,
1857. A year later the family moved to Summit. He was a son of William and
Mandana Dalley. He attended school at the Timpanogos university and was a
graduate of the Brigham Young Academy, with the class of 1881. He worked his
way through school at the home of Reed Smoot's father and was a room mate of
Dr. James Talmage.
In the fall of 1881 he began teaching in the Cedar City district school at
a salary of $60 a month, one-third of which was paid in wheat, one-third in
merchandise and one-third in cash.
He married Lenora C. Macfarlane in the St. George temple, May 22, 1883.
She died on Sept. 5, 1933.
Mr. Dalley filled an L. D. S. mission in the British mission, leaving in
1886 and laboring there three vears. Upon his return he taught in the
Parowan stake academy. He was the first manager of the Cedar Sheep
association, the store being kept for some time at his home.
He has been prominent in civic and church activities, having held the
following positions: Superintendent of the Sunday school, surveyor of Iron
county and Cedar City, recorder of Cedar City, and secretary of the library.
He has conducted an abstracting and land business in Cedar City for the past
Surviving are the following children: Hilman and Maeser Dalley of Cedar
City, Mrs. W. W. McCalister and Mrs. Bernall Hansen of Spanish Fork, Rulon
S. and Ray Dalley of Los Angeles, Mrs. James Rees of Davis, California; Mrs.
Steve Subitosch of Rocklin, Califonia, and 18 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Cedar City Third ward chapel Sunday
afternoon, with interment at the Cedar City cemetery.