Alfred Dewey

23 August 1905–20 October 1930 (Age 25)
Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Alfred

When Alfred Dewey was born on 23 August 1905, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Ernest Edwin Dewey, was 38 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth Green, was 34. He married Myrtle Alice Monahan on 16 June 1930, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 7, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 20 October 1930, at the age of 25, and was buried in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Alfred Dewey
Myrtle Alice Monahan
Marriage: 16 June 1930

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1930Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    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.
    1908 · Utah's First National Monument
    Age 3
    Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 8
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from the personal name Dewi, Welsh form of David . In some cases the name may arise from the dedication of parish churches in places called Llanddewi (Saint David's), of which there are several.Anglicized form of a French Huguenot name of uncertain form and origin. Traditionally it is recorded as Douai, a habitational name from a city so named in northern France, but it could also be from Old Norman French du we(z) ‘of the ford’, from a variant of standard French gué ‘ford’.In some cases possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch De Weij (archaic De Wey): cognate of Van der Weij (see Wey ).

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Alfred Dewey in household of Earnest Edward Dewey, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Alfred Dewey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Alfred Dewey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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