Orgill Edgar Aylett

Brief Life History of Orgill Edgar

When Orgill Edgar Aylett was born on 11 July 1914, in Herriman, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Jesse Edgar Aylett, was 29 and his mother, Clara Lillian Orgill, was 29. He married Thelma Naomi Gygi on 28 May 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in World in 1940 and Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1997. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 7 April 2000, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Orgill Edgar Aylett
Thelma Naomi Gygi
Marriage: 28 May 1941
Lorene Aylett

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  • Orgill E Aylett, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Orgill Edgar Aylett, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Orgill Edgar Aylett, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Essex and London): from the Middle English personal names Aillet, Aliett, or Eliet, the main source of which is the common Old English female name Æthelgȳth, composed of the elements æthel ‘noble’ + gȳth ‘war’, but the much rarer Old English male name Æthelgēat, containing the tribal name Gēat, may also have contributed. See also Elliott and Ellett , with which this name may have been confused.

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

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JESSE AYLETT 1859 - 1927

Jesse Aylett was born November 6, 1859 in Orsett, Essex, England to William Aylett and Hannah Agent. It appears that Jesse's father, William, listened to Mormon missionaries about 1854 and was bapti …

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