Sterling Grundy Callahan

Male23 June 1916–7 April 1993

Brief Life History of Sterling Grundy

When Sterling Grundy Callahan was born on 23 June 1916, in Loa, Piute, Utah, United States, his father, William Henry Callahan, was 30 and his mother, Frances Mariah Grundy, was 26. He married Rebecca Jane Morrow on 5 September 1943, in Arlington, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in World in 1940 and Brighton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 2001. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 7 April 1993, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Sterling Grundy Callahan
Rebecca Jane Morrow
Marriage: 5 September 1943
Scott Morrow Callahan

Sources (24)

  • Sterling Callahan in household of William  Henery Callahan, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Sterling G Callahan, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Sterling G Callahan, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 September 1943Arlington, Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1918 · Chapman Branch Library

    Age 2

    The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 21

    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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Aidan, Brennan, Bridie, Clancy, Connor, Conor, Delma, Eamon, Gearold, Keane, Kieran.

    Irish (Munster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallacháin ‘descendant of Ceallachán’, a diminutive of the personal name Ceallach, probably meaning ‘bright-headed’, from cen ‘head’ + lach ‘light’. This name was borne by a 10th-century king of Munster, from whom many present-day bearers of the surname claim descent.

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

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    Story Highlight

    My Dog Smoot and Other Childhood Stories

    (Written by Guy's mother, Frances Mariah Grundy Callahan) The Summer Guy was one and one half years old, we came from Sacrament Meeting one Sunday afternoon, there lying by our old house in the …

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