Lorin Moyer Gold

Male29 May 1926–29 September 2008

Brief Life History of Lorin Moyer

When Lorin Moyer Gold was born on 29 May 1926, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, his father, Louis Lafayette Gold, was 41 and his mother, Bertha Helen Moyer, was 37. He married Kathleen "Kitty" Pedersen on 6 March 1947. He lived in Independence, Madison, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Independence Election Precinct, Madison, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 29 September 2008, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 82.

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Lorin Moyer Gold
Kathleen "Kitty" Pedersen
Marriage: 6 March 1947

Sources (21)

  • Lorin Moyer Gold, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lorin Moyer Gold, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
  • Lorin Moyer Gold, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1947
  • Parents and Siblings

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    1927 · First Hotel in Idaho Falls

    Age 1

    The Bonneville Hotel was built in 1927. It became the second hotel in Idaho Falls and the first geared for upper class patrons.

    1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

    Age 22

    The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Emanuel, Meyer, Mayer, Hyman, Ari, Avram, Mendel, Moshe, Shraga, Aviva.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Gold, Yiddish gold ‘gold’. In North America it is often a shortened form of one of the many compound artificial names of which Gold is the first element.

    English and German: from Middle English go(u)ld, or Old English and Old High German gold ‘gold’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in gold, i.e. a refiner, jeweler, or gilder, or as a nickname for someone who either had many gold possessions or bright yellow hair.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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