Janetta Virginia Zobell

28 November 1891–28 March 1899 (Age 7)
Castle Gate, Carbon, Utah, United States

The Life of Janetta Virginia

When Janetta Virginia Zobell was born on 28 November 1891, in Castle Gate, Carbon, Utah, United States, her father, Jens Henning Olsen Zobell, was 24 and her mother, Lenorah Florence Ward, was 20. She died on 28 March 1899, in her hometown, at the age of 7, and was buried in Castle Gate, Carbon, Utah, United States.

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Jens Henning Olsen Zobell
Lenorah Florence Ward
James Otto Zobell
Janetta Virginia Zobell
Henry Rudolph Zobell
Jeremiah Ward Zobell
William Edward Zobell
Ruth Marie Zobell
Annie Bell Zobell
Jack Richard Zobell
Harold Zobell
Walter Harold Zobell
Annie Saxon Zobell

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 5

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Catalan: variant of Llobell, from llobell ‘wolf cub’, also found as a medievel personal name (Latin Lupellus).

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

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  • Janetta V Zobell, "Find A Grave Index"
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