James Arthur Meldrum

16 October 1875–4 May 1938 (Age 62)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of James Arthur

When James Arthur Meldrum was born on 16 October 1875, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, David Meldrum, was 24 and his mother, Deseret Elizabeth Hooks, was 21. He married Beatrice Naylor on 19 December 1900, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Medicine Hat, Cypress, Alberta, Canada in 1911 and World for about 5 years. He died on 4 May 1938, in Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 62, and was buried in Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

James Arthur Meldrum
1875–1938
Beatrice Naylor
1880–1952
Marriage: 19 December 1900
Louella Meldrum
1902–1977
Lawren Insley Meldrum
1903–1995
James Irven Meldrum
1904–1986
Alberta Meldrum
1907–1992
Ray Clarence Meldrum
1908–1986
Harold J Meldrum
1910–1959
Mildred Edith Meldrum
1914–1964
Lloyd Eugene Meldrum
1919–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 December 1900
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.

Age 19

The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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

David Meldrum Sr. Family Histories

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Sources (3)

  • James Arthur Meldrum, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • James Arthur Meldrum, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • James Arthur Meldrum, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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