Eugene Turrell Pixton

1 April 1907–8 July 1956 (Age 49)
Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Eugene Turrell

When Eugene Turrell Pixton was born on 1 April 1907, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Turrell Pixton, was 24 and his mother, Matilda Ellen Nokes, was 24. He married Leila Margaret Jorgensen on 5 July 1926, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 8 July 1956, in Firth, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Firth, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Turrell Pixton
1907–1956
Leila Margaret Jorgensen
1909–2004
Marriage: 5 July 1926
Ferris Turrell Pixton
1927–1976
Shirley Pixton
1936–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 July 1926
Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 1

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.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 14

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Name Meaning

English: possibly from an unrecorded Old English personal name, Pīcstān, from pīc ‘point’, ‘pike’ + stān ‘stone’.

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

Story Highlight

Marriage of William and Matilda Pixton

AS told by Lois Jean Pixton (daughter)to Randall N Pixton. May 21,2020 When Father and Mother got married they were given 40 acres and a brick home for a wedding present by Robert Pixton Jr and Ameli …

Sources (3)

  • Eugene Turrell Pixton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eugene Turrell Pixton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eugene T Pixton in household of William T Pixton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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