Marvin Hyrum Thompson

17 September 1919–25 December 2000 (Age 81)
Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Marvin Hyrum

When Marvin Hyrum Thompson was born on 17 September 1919, in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Neils Peter Thompson, was 60 and his mother, Johannah Mathilda Melchersson Larsson, was 43. He married Roberta Louise Mullins on 9 November 1940, in Rich, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 25 December 2000, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Hyrum Thompson
Roberta Louise Mullins
Marriage: 9 November 1940
Sharon Louise Thompson

Spouse and Children

9 November 1940
Rich, Utah, United States


    Sharon Louise Thompson


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 4

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marvin Thompson in household of N Peter Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marvin Richard Thompson, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • Marvin Richard Thompson, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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