Melbourne Dean Whitby

9 January 1929–10 August 1954 (Age 25)
Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Melbourne Dean

When Melbourne Dean Whitby was born on 9 January 1929, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, John Albert Whitby, was 44 and his mother, Mamie Henrietta Monson, was 38. He married Lola Bennett on 26 September 1947, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in United States in 1940 and Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 10 August 1954, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Alpine Cemetery, Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melbourne Dean Whitby
1929–1954
Lola Bennett
1928–2013
Marriage: 26 September 1947
Darrell John Whitby
1952–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 September 1947
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1931 · The Hogle Zoo

Age 2

Being supported through Salt Lake City taxes, the Hogle Zoo has been at its present location at the mouth of Emigration Canyon since 1931 on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hogle. In 1936, the zoo purchased Princess Alice, an elephant, from a traveling circus. She gave birth to the first elephant born in Utah. His name was Prince Utah and he died at eleven months old. Current exhibits include various birds, mammals, and reptiles from around the world.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 8

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

English: habitational name from the port in North Yorkshire named Whitby, from Old Norse hvítr ‘white’ or the personal name Hvíti + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, or from a place of the same name in Cheshire, originally named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ (i.e. stone-built) + burh ‘manor house’, ‘fortified place’.

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

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Story Highlight

1/5/2020 My Memories of My Dad Melbourne Dean Whitby By: Dean Craig Whitby

I have very few memories of my dad, Melbourne Dean Whitby. He died when I was just three and a half years old. But here are the few things that I remember. I remember being invited by someone, possib …

Sources (3)

  • Malbourne Dean Whitby, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Melbourne Dean Whitby in household of John Albert Whitby, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Melbourne Dean Whitby in household of John Albert Whitby, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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