Myron Gifford

10 September 1934–11 August 2011 (Age 76)
Springdale, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life of Myron

When Myron Gifford was born on 10 September 1934, in Springdale, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, Whitford Gifford, was 31 and his mother, Luella Pearl Russell, was 28. He had at least 2 daughters. He lived in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States in 1997 and Upland, San Bernardino, California, United States in 2004. He died on 11 August 2011, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Myron Gifford
1934–2011
Jolene Rae Gifford
1959–2009
Kelly Jean Gifford
1964–2021

Spouse and Children

children

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    Female1959–2009Female

    Kelly Jean Gifford

    Female1964–2021Female

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1944 · Contractors Flock to Springville

Age 10

Growth of the area following the Great Depression required the work and planning of government and contractors to expand the city and construct roads and freeways. In 1944, the city of Springville had more contractors listed than any other city of its size in the nation.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name for someone from Giffords Hall in Suffolk. It was originally named in Old English as Gyddingford ‘ford associated with Gydda’. Compare Giddens . 2. possibly in some cases a variant spelling of Giffard , which may derive from an Old German personal name, Gifard, or from a Middle English nickname from Old French giffard ‘chubby-cheeked’, ‘bloated’ (a pejorative of giffel ‘jaw’, ‘cheek’, of Germanic origin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Myron Gifford in household of Whitford Gifford, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Myron Gifford in household of Whitford Gifford, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Myron Gifford in household of Whitford Gifford, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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