La Vera June Simons

30 June 1898–21 November 1974 (Age 76)
Illinois, United States

The Life of La Vera June

When La Vera June Simons was born on 30 June 1898, in Illinois, United States, her father, Volney Tyrone Simmons, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Patrica McSell, was 40. She married Peter William Anderton on 23 July 1914, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Robertson, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1920. She died on 21 November 1974, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter William Anderton
La Vera June Simons
Marriage: 23 July 1914
Ralph William Anderton
James Robert Anderton
Alden Lawrence Anderton
Amy Ardell Anderton

Spouse and Children

23 July 1914
Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Volney Tyrone Simmons


    Sarah Patrica McSell




    Dorothy S. Simons


    John B. Simons


    Louis Simons


    Volney T. Simons



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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 12

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

English, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from Simon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vera Anderton in household of Peter W Anderton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • La Vera, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Vera Nichols in entry for Alden Lawrence Anderton, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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