Josephine Joyce Alkema

31 March 1923–2 October 1947 (Age 24)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Josephine Joyce

When Josephine Joyce Alkema was born on 31 March 1923, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph C Alkema, was 26 and her mother, Gladys Bernita Ball, was 24. She died on 2 October 1947, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Charlie PERRY Amerine
1921–1974
Josephine Joyce Alkema
1923–1947
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World Events (8)

1924 · The Egyptian Theater is Constructed

Age 1

"After the Arlington Hotel burnt down in 1923, Harman and Louis Peery devised a plan to build a grand theater like the Grand Opera House but with moving pictures. It was constructed after the manner of other famous theaters that were Egyptian-themed. The first feature played there was a silent film titled, ""Wanderer of the Wasteland"" and was accompanied by the famous pipe organ named, ""The Mighty Wurlitzer"". In 1951 the theater was renovated so that more people would be able to enjoy the films shown there. The theater exists today but only as a community theater and performing arts house."
1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931

Age 8

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from the city of Alkemade (Alkmaar) in South Holland.

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

Sources (3)

  • J Joyce Alkema in household of Harold L Leavitt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joyce Alkema Amerine, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Joyce Alkema Amerine, "Find A Grave Index"

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