Idona Ann Chatterton

Brief Life History of Idona Ann

When Idona Ann Chatterton was born on 6 July 1918, in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States, her father, Lester Chatterton, was 26 and her mother, Martha Hettie Whitehead, was 26. She married Wilson Peter Lauritzen on 26 April 1943, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She immigrated to Coutts, County of Warner No. 5, Alberta, Canada in 1920 and lived in Claresholm, MD of Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta, Canada in 1926 and World for about 5 years. She died on 10 May 2013, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Wilson Peter Lauritzen
Idona Ann Chatterton
Marriage: 26 April 1943
Ray Wilson Lauritzen
Lester C Lauritzen

Sources (17)

  • Idonna Ann Chatterton in household of Lester Chatterton, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Idona Ann Chatterton - Memory of Someone: birth:
  • Idona Ann Chatterton, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

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.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chadderton in Lancashire, which is early recorded the form Chaterton, possibly from a Celtic hill name Cadeir (from cadeir ‘chair’) + Old English tūn ‘settlement’. Compare Catterton .

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

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Excerpt taken from talk of Linda S. Reeves, Second Counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency at the Samoa and Tahiti Stake Conference Broadcast on June 2, 2013

Two weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending a funeral for the 94-year-old grandmother of a close friend of mine. This dear grandmother had raised ten children, mostly by herself, in difficult fin …

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