Jeneveve Kirkham

1899–5 March 1900 (Age 1)
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Jeneveve

When Jeneveve Kirkham was born in 1899, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Hyrum Kirkham, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Meakin, was 22. She died on 5 March 1900, in her hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in Lehi Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Hyrum Kirkham
Sarah Elizabeth Meakin
Donald Kirkham
Jeneveve Kirkham
Amelia Kirkham
Clayton W. Kirkham

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World Events (2)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · A City Pavillion Is Built

Age 1

The city of Lehi purchased property from John Beck in July 1900 for a city pavillion. Hundreds of volunteers cleared the ground and built a dance floor. The following month, volunteers used planking to cover the rough paneling that was originally laid. The Grand Sugar Ball was held on January 1, 1901. 

Name Meaning

1 Northern English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and North Yorkshire named Kirkham, which is a scandinavianized form of Old English ciric-hām, from cirice ‘church’ + hām ‘homestead’.2 Possibly a respelling of German Kirchham, a habitational name from either of two places named Kirchham, in Austria or Bavaria.

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

Sources (2)

  • Jeneveve Kirkham, "Utah, Cemetery Abstracts"
  • Jeneveve Kirkham, "Find A Grave Index"

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