Fena Mary Van Komen

5 March 1904–2 September 1964 (Age 60)
Pleasant View, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Fena Mary

When Fena Mary Van Komen was born on 5 March 1904, in Pleasant View, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Klaas van Komen, was 36 and her mother, Truda Margien Jans, was 31. She married Parley Q Young on 12 December 1921, in Oneida, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Black Pine, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States in 1920 and Black Pine Election Precinct, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 2 September 1964, at the age of 60, and was buried in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Parley Q Young
Fena Mary Van Komen
Marriage: 12 December 1921
June Lucile Young
Helen La Rue Young

Spouse and Children

12 December 1921
Oneida, Idaho, United States



    Helen La Rue Young


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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 4

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.

Age 16

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fena Vankomen in household of K Vankomen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tina Van Komen in household of Klass Van Komen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fena Van Komen, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

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