Carol Ann Beckstead

31 December 1944–24 October 1947 (Age 2)
Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life of Carol Ann

When Carol Ann Beckstead was born on 31 December 1944, in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States, her father, Lores Calvin Beckstead, was 19 and her mother, Donna Darline Sorensen, was 16. She died on 24 October 1947, at the age of 2, and was buried in West Jordan City Cemetery, West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Lores Calvin Beckstead
Donna Darline Sorensen
Carol Ann Beckstead

Parents and Siblings



World Events (4)

1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 1

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.
1945 · President Dies from Cerebral hemorrhage

Age 1

Franklin D. Roosevelt dies from a cerebral hemorrhage. He died in office shortly after his fourth re-election.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 3

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 North German: partly Americanized form of the topographic name Beckstedde from Low German Beck ‘stream’ + -stedde ‘stead’, ‘place’, or a habitational name from Beckstedt near Wildeshausen, Oldenburg.2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Swedish Beckstedt, an ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + stedt (of German origin) ‘place’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Carol Ann Beckstead, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • CAROL A BECKSTEAD, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Carol Ann Beckstead, "Find A Grave Index"

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