Myrtle Geneve Jorgensen

Brief Life History of Myrtle Geneve

When Myrtle Geneve Jorgensen was born on 23 December 1897, in Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States, her father, John Smith Jorgensen, was 42 and her mother, Helena “Lena” Winkler, was 36. She married Don McCarroll Dalton on 28 December 1917, in Castle Dale, Emery, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pleasant Grove Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940 and Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1950. She died on 21 June 1990, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Don McCarroll Dalton
1895–1979
Myrtle Geneve Jorgensen
1897–1990
Marriage: 28 December 1917
Gerald Jenkins Dalton
1925–1988
George Edward Dalton
1928–2015
Lena Geneve Dalton
1936–2023

Sources (21)

  • Geneve Dalton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Geneve Jorgenson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Geneve J Dalton, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1899

British troops gather on the Transvaal border and ignore an ultimatum to disperse. The second Anglo-Boer War begins.

1922

Communist Party of South Africa established (after 1953, the South African Communist Party).

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Nels, Lars, Niels, Holger, Anders, Borge, Einer, Folmer, Morten, Bjorn.

Danish and Norwegian (Jørgensen); North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jørgen, Jörgen, from Greek Geōrgios (see George ). Compare Jergensen , Jergenson , Jorgenson , and Yorgensen .

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

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