Ellen Laura Staples

19 November 1907–20 October 1973 (Age 65)
Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life of Ellen Laura

When Ellen Laura Staples was born on 19 November 1907, in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States, her father, Moroni Andrew Alexander Staples, was 26 and her mother, Caroline Thuesen, was 22. She married Heber Clarence Foster on 25 November 1924, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Idaho Falls Election Precinct 10, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 20 October 1973, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Taylor, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heber Clarence Foster
Ellen Laura Staples
Marriage: 25 November 1924
Billie Loise Foster
Helen Mar Foster
Heber McKay Foster
Richard Elmer Foster
Ramona Foster

Spouse and Children

25 November 1924
Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States



    Helen Mar Foster


    Heber McKay Foster



    Ramona Foster


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1915 · Arrowrock Dam built

Age 8

In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Staple .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ellen Sarra Staples in household of Moroni Andrew Alexander Staples, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Ellen Staples Foster in household of Heber C. Foster, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Helen L Foster in household of Heber C Foster, "United States Census, 1930"

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