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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Family Time Line

Jens Henning Olsen Zobell
1867–1945
Lenorah Florence Ward
1871–1965
James Otto Zobell
1890–1891
Janetta Virginia Zobell
1891–1899
Henry Rudolph Zobell
1892–1918
Jeremiah Ward Zobell
1893–1953
William Edward Zobell
1897–1967
Ruth Marie Zobell
1901–1978
Annie Bell Zobell
1903–1985
Jack Richard Zobell
1905–1996
Harold Zobell
1908–1908
Walter Harold Zobell
1910–1913
Annie Saxon Zobell
1923–1987

Parents and Siblings

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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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