Lester Clarence Voeltz

6 December 1909–2 March 1947 (Age 37)
Beulah, Mercer, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Lester Clarence

When Lester Clarence Voeltz was born on 6 December 1909, in Beulah, Mercer, North Dakota, United States, his father, Charles Christopher Voeltz, was 35 and his mother, Margrethe Jensen, was 21. He married Nellie Gertrude Calton on 9 January 1930, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and World in 1940. He died on 2 March 1947, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Lester Clarence Voeltz
Nellie Gertrude Calton
Marriage: 9 January 1930
Erma Deane Voeltz

Spouse and Children

9 January 1930
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States


    Erma Deane Voeltz


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Christopher Voeltz





World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

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

Age 1

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.

Age 11

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Volz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lester Voeltz, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lester Erickson in household of Margaret Erickson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester C Voeltz, "United States Census, 1940"

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