David LeRoy Dean

4 February 1889–29 December 1918 (Age 29)
Woodruff, Rich, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of David LeRoy

When David LeRoy Dean was born on 4 February 1889, in Woodruff, Rich, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Charles Cope Dean, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ellen Frazier, was 24. He married Miranda Snow on 11 October 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Randolph, Rich, Utah, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 29 December 1918, in France, at the age of 29, and was buried in Woodruff, Rich, Utah, United States.

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David LeRoy Dean
Miranda Snow
Marriage: 11 October 1916

Spouse and Children

11 October 1916
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason

Age 5

The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 9

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean, Deane, or Deen from this word. In Scotland this is a habitational name from Den in Aberdeenshire or Dean in Ayrshire.2 English: occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official who was the head of a chapter of canons in a cathedral. The Middle English word deen is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .3 Irish: variant of Deane .

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

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Sources (3)

  • David L Dean in household of Charles Dean, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leroy Dean in household of Charles Dean, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David L Dean, "Utah, World War I Army Servicemen Records Abstracts, 1914-1918"

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