Fred Richmond Meldrum

4 November 1900–3 April 1964 (Age 63)
Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Fred Richmond

When Fred Richmond Meldrum was born on 4 November 1900, in Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Barclay Meldrum, was 31 and his mother, Sonoma Richmond, was 32. He married Margaret Alene Tuttle on 12 June 1929, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 3 April 1964, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Richmond Meldrum
1900–1964
Margaret Alene Tuttle
1901–1987
Marriage: 12 June 1929
Luan Elizabeth Meldrum
1931–2019
Ross Tuttle Meldrum
1933–1970
Colleen Lenore Meldrum
1940–1995

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 June 1929
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 1

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.
1917

Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Aberdeenshire, first recorded in 1291 as Melgedrom, from an obscure first element + Gaelic druim ‘ridge’.

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

Story Highlight

Margaret Alene Tuttle: Short History

Alene Tuttle was born two days after Christmas in 1901 to Hubbard Tuttle and Elisabeth Chisholm Tuttle. A baby boy had been born to the Tuttles a year earlier in September 1900, but had died the same …

Sources (3)

  • Fred R Meldrum in household of Joseph B Meldrum, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Fred Richmond Meldrum, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Fred Richmond Meldrum, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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