Karl L Fife

11 May 1903–23 May 1948 (Age 45)
Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Karl L

When Karl L Fife was born on 11 May 1903, in Bannock, Idaho, United States, his father, Robert Harris Fife, was 39 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Stocks, was 30. He married Nedra Rudd on 3 January 1938, in Lordsburg, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1924 and lived in Utah, United States in 1920 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 23 May 1948, in Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Karl L Fife
Nedra Rudd
Marriage: 3 January 1938
Karl Darwin Fife

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 January 1938Lordsburg, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog
    Age 1
    Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 13
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from the province and former kingdom of Fife in East Scotland, a name of obscure etymology. Tradition has it that the name is derived from an eponymous Fib, one of the seven sons of Cruithne, legendary founding father of the Picts.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Karl L Fife in entry for Nedra Fife, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Carl L Fife Telford in household of George Ether Telford, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Karl L Fife, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"

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