Esther Leona Wallis

9 November 1904–18 February 1968 (Age 63)
Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States

The Life of Esther Leona

When Esther Leona Wallis was born on 9 November 1904, in Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States, her father, William Joseph Wallis, was 35 and her mother, Anna Marie Kesgard, was 34. She married Norral Christian Mortensen on 5 July 1925, in Elmore, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Bramwell, Gem, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 18 February 1968, in Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States.

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Norral Christian Mortensen
Esther Leona Wallis
Marriage: 5 July 1925
Kenneth C Mortensen
Noreen Mortensen

Spouse and Children

5 July 1925
Elmore, Idaho, United States


    Kenneth C Mortensen



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French waleis ‘Welsh’ (from a Germanic cognate of Old English wealh ‘foreign’), hence an ethnic name for a Welsh speaker. Compare Scottish Wallace .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Esther L Wallace in household of Anna Wallace, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther Mortenson in household of Niels C Mortenson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Esther L Wallace in household of William Wallace, "United States Census, 1910"

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