Emma Leona Gottfredson

1 December 1919–20 September 2004 (Age 84)
Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life of Emma Leona

When Emma Leona Gottfredson was born on 1 December 1919, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, her father, Arthur Gottfredson, was 38 and her mother, Lydia Faye Lindsey, was 34. She married Rosario Melendez Villa on 8 May 1936. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 20 September 2004, in Culver City, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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Rosario Melendez Villa
Emma Leona Gottfredson
Marriage: 8 May 1936
Jolene Villa

Spouse and Children

8 May 1936


    Jolene Villa


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 18

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Gottfredson in household of Arthur Gottfredson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Emma Godfredson in household of Arthur Godfredson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Villa in household of Rosario Villa, "United States Census, 1940"

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