Chester Allen Asplund

27 June 1894–13 April 1967 (Age 72)
Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Chester Allen

When Chester Allen Asplund was born on 27 June 1894, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Olof Peter Asplund, was 27 and his mother, Janet Christina Anderson, was 24. He married Celeste Alston on 23 August 1920, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Babb, Glacier, Montana, United States in 1941 and lived in Fort Macleod, Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta, Canada in 1926. He died on 13 April 1967, at the age of 72, and was buried in Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Chester Allen Asplund
Celeste Alston
Marriage: 23 August 1920
Megan Rae Asplund
Bernard Allen Asplund

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 August 1920Cardston, Alberta, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries 1895: Sweet Grass, Montana, United States
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 2
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1915 · Dinosaur National Monument
    Age 21
    Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Britt, Elof, Lennart.Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements asp‘aspen’ + lund ‘grove’.Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms named Asplund, of the same derivation as 1 above.

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

    Story Highlight


    Request Photo British Columbia Registration of Death 1967-09-004925 Asplund, Chester Allen Born: 27 June 1894, U.S.A. Son of Olaf Asplund & Jeannette Anderson, both born Sweden Husband of Celeste Alst …

    Sources (31)

    • Charles Allan Asplund, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Chester Asplund in entry for Bernard A Asplund, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"
    • Chester Asplund, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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