Margaretha Johanna Estie Graven

10 April 1910–23 December 1985 (Age 75)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Margaretha Johanna Estie

When Margaretha Johanna Estie Graven was born on 10 April 1910, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Peter Jacobas Graven, was 42 and her mother, Johanna Estie, was 41. She married Jack Ogden Lynch on 4 February 1950, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 23 December 1985, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jack Ogden Lynch
Margaretha Johanna Estie Graven
Marriage: 4 February 1950
Jeffery Van Lynch

Spouse and Children

4 February 1950
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States


    Jeffery Van Lynch


Parents and Siblings

    Peter Jacobas Graven





World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex

Age 4

The American Can Company of Utah Building Complex was built downtown Ogden on 20th and Lincoln Ave. It employed over 450 people and produced millions of cans of food from crops of local farmers. It was closed in 1979 but was added as a Historic Place in 2005 to the National Register. It has also become a headquarters for Amer Sports.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

North German:1. topographic name for someone living near a ditch or moat, from Middle Low German grave ‘ditch’, ‘moat’, ‘channel’. Compare Grabe . 2. possibly a reduced form of any of various compound habitational names such as Gravenhorst or Gravenstein . 3. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse grǫf ‘hollow’, ‘depression’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Graven in household of Johanna E Graven, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margarete Graven in household of Peter J Graven, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret Graven, "California, San Francisco County Records, 1824-1997"

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