William Rasmus Justesen

17 June 1917–4 August 1997 (Age 80)
Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States

The Life of William Rasmus

When William Rasmus Justesen was born on 17 June 1917, in Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States, his father, Rasmus Orlando Justesen, was 51 and his mother, Alice Victoria Snow, was 31. He married Lavon Violet Gregerson on 21 June 1939, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. He lived in United States in 1935. He died on 4 August 1997, in Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States.

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William Rasmus Justesen
Lavon Violet Gregerson
Marriage: 21 June 1939

Spouse and Children

21 June 1939
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 4

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1938 · The DI is Opened To The Public

Age 21

Deseret Industries is a non-profit organization and a division of Welfare Services of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It includes a chain of retail thrift stores and work projects. Many of the items sold are second hand or never used. Such items include furniture, appliances, computers, and clothing. The DI also sells new furniture, much of it received directly from its own manufacturing plant in Salt Lake City. The DI provides job skill training for the physically, emotionally and socially challenged and seeks to place them into private sector employment.

Name Meaning

Danish: patronymic from Just .

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

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Story Highlight

The Justesen Rock House

The Justesen Rock House In the summer, the family lived on the farm 4 miles south of town. Rasmus Orlando planted 10 acres in apple trees. He had a degree from the Agricultural College in Logan, Utah …

Sources (3)

  • William R Justesen in household of Rasmus Orlando Justesen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • William Rasmus Justesen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • William Rasmus Justesen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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