Ellis Dean Orchard

11 February 1918–11 September 1991 (Age 73)
Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Ellis Dean

When Ellis Dean Orchard was born on 11 February 1918, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, his father, Lewis Earl Orchard, was 26 and his mother, Iris Peck, was 26. He married June Boss on 19 December 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to California, United States in 1946 and lived in Richfield, Lincoln, Idaho, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 11 September 1991, in Petaluma, Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Petaluma, Sonoma, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ellis Dean Orchard
June Boss
Marriage: 19 December 1941
Robert Earl Orchard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1941Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.
    Age 5
    President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
    Age 23
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    topographic or occupational name from residence near (or perhaps employment at) an orchard, Middle English orchard (Old English ortgeard, orceard).habitational name from any of the places called Orchard. Those in Devon and Somerset are named from Old English ortgeard, orceard (a compound of wort, wyrt ‘plant’ (later associated with Latin hortus ‘garden’) + geard ‘yard, enclosure’), while East and West Orchard near Shaftesbury in Dorset derive from Primitive Welsh ar ‘beside, in front of, facing’ + ced ‘wood’.rare variant of Scottish Urquhart . Compare Orahood .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Ellis Dean Orchard in household of Lewis E Orchard, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Ellis Dean Orchard, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
    • Elis Dean Orchard in household of Lewis Earl Orchard, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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