Lewis Henry Dittmore

Male20 December 1880–30 November 1913

Brief Life History of Lewis Henry

When Lewis Henry Dittmore was born on 20 December 1880, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Henry Dittmore, was 44 and his mother, Rachel Smuin, was 36. He married Eda Loryntha Iverson on 12 February 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 30 November 1913, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Henry Dittmore
Eda Loryntha Iverson
Marriage: 12 February 1908
Marlin Lewis Dittmore
Hazel Dittmore

Sources (38)

  • Lewis H Dittmore in entry for Marlin Lewis Dittmore, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Lewis Ditmore in household of Rachel Ditmore, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lewis H. Dittmore in entry for Martin Lewis Dittmore and Barbara Wallace, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1908Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 2

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 10

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Perhaps an altered form of German Dietmar, a variant of Dittmar .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Lewis Henry Dittmore

    I never knew my grandfather in person. However, I have enjoyed reading his missionary journal from his mission in Australia. He had beautiful handwriting. He died when my father was four.

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