Ernest George Kanell

4 October 1922–1 February 1975 (Age 52)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Ernest George

When Ernest George Kanell was born on 4 October 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, George Kanell, was 38 and his mother, Angelina Chipian, was 25. He married Harriet Jean Le Fevre on 4 December 1943, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 1 February 1975, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Ernest George Kanell
Harriet Jean Le Fevre
Marriage: 4 December 1943

Spouse and Children

4 December 1943
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Kanell





World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 1

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.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 15

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Catalan: possibly from Catalan canell ‘wrist’.2 Respelling of French Canel, a topographic name from canel ‘water-channel’, ‘pipe’, or Swiss German Känel, also a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

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History of Ernest G. Kanell

History of Ernest G. Kanell The fourth child born to George P. and Angelina Kanelles arrived on 4 October, 1922, in Salt Lake City, Utah. At his birth Ernest George Kanell had two older sisters (Virg …

Sources (3)

  • Earnest Kenell in household of George Kennell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earnest Kanell in household of Angelina Kanell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernest George Kanell, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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