James Roderic Korns

20 January 1918–11 June 1933 (Age 15)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of James Roderic

When James Roderic Korns was born on 20 January 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, J Roderic Korns, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Beck Merrill, was 19. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 11 June 1933, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 15, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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J Roderic Korns
Sarah Beck Merrill
James Roderic Korns
William Lester Korns

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World
Age 3
Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 5
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Korn .

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

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Story Highlight

According to findagrave.com, "15 year old son of J. Roderic Korns and Sara Beck Merrill, who died 'by strangulation - suicidal'."

Sources (6)

  • James R Korus in household of J Roderic Korus, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James R Korns in household of Roderic J Korns, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Roderic Korns, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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