Elva Myrtle Cracroft

Brief Life History of Elva Myrtle

When Elva Myrtle Cracroft was born on 21 September 1909, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, her father, LeRoy Rowndtree Cracroft, was 28 and her mother, Edith Marshall Cox, was 21. She married Roland Edward Wallace on 8 July 1936, in Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Election Precinct 1 Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1940 and Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1950. She died on 19 May 1969, in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Livermore, Alameda, California, United States.

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Roland Edward Wallace
Elva Myrtle Cracroft
Marriage: 8 July 1936
Leland Thane Wallace

Sources (18)

  • Elva C. Wallace, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Elva Myrtle Cracroft, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"
  • Elva Myrtle Cracroft, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

1910 · The Denver and Rio Grande Western Depot

The Denver and Rio Grande Western Depot, the Rio Grande Depot, is a former train station on the western edge of downtown Salt Lake City. The depot was constructed by the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad to surpass the nearby Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot and was the main jewel of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. The depot included a barber shop, a telegraph office a gift shop, a restaurant, a men's smoking room and a women's lounge. The depot opened Salt Lake City to a new influx of immigrants, and was also a central point in shipping soldiers off to war in both World War I and World War II. The depot was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. After the State of Utah purchased the depot in 1977, the building was converted to house the Utah State Historical Society and its research center, the Utah Department of Heritage & Arts, as well as the Rio Gallery.


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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Craycraft .

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

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