Thelma Mae Powell

26 April 1917–January 2000 (Age 82)
Crawford, Delta, Colorado, United States

The Life of Thelma Mae

When Thelma Mae Powell was born on 26 April 1917, in Crawford, Delta, Colorado, United States, her father, Henry Willard Powell, was 25 and her mother, Hazel Ethelyn Lemon, was 16. She married Archie Hugh Whitmore on 14 January 1938, in Colorado, United States. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. She died in January 2000, in Red Lodge, Carbon, Montana, United States, at the age of 82.

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Archie Hugh Whitmore
Thelma Mae Powell
Marriage: 14 January 1938

Spouse and Children

14 January 1938
Colorado, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 20

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

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Welsh origin): Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ ( see Howell ).2 Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of St. Paul ’ ( see Guilfoyle ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thelma Powell in household of Willard Powell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thelma M Powell in household of Willard H Powell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thelma Powell in entry for James C Klessens and Ida Sue Whitemore, "Montana, Yellowstone County Records, 1881-2011"

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