Albert Elias Asper

Male5 February 1874–24 August 1930

Brief Life History of Albert Elias

When Albert Elias Asper was born on 5 February 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Asper, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ingrid Ahlstrom, was 36. He married Martha Huff Folsom on 7 July 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 24 August 1930, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Albert Elias Asper
Martha Huff Folsom
Marriage: 7 July 1902
William Floyd Asper
Ruth Asper
Ralph Jay Asper

Sources (29)

  • Albert E Asper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bart Asper, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Albert E. Asper, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 July 1902Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 3

    Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 16

    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

    Swiss German, German, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone living by aspen trees, from Middle High German aspe, or a habitational name for someone from a place called with this word (compare Asp ). This surname is rare in Germany and virtually non-existing in Switzerland.

    Americanized form of Arabic Esber 1 or Esper 4.

    History: Many of the American Aspers are descendants of Johannes Georg Asper and his family, who in the middle of the 18th century came from the Palatinate, Germany, and settled in York County, PA. Johannes Georg's father was from Switzerland.

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

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