John Edward Aagard

15 July 1880–27 December 1959 (Age 79)
Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Edward

When John Edward Aagard was born on 15 July 1880, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Anders Jensen Aagard, was 36 and his mother, Anne Jensdatter, was 37. He married Mary Ellen Ostler on 15 November 1905, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 27 December 1959, in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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John Edward Aagard
Mary Ellen Ostler
Marriage: 15 November 1905
LaPreal Aagard
Kenna Aagard
Hazel Aagard
Andrew Burnell Aagard
Annie Laurel Aagard
Wesley J. Aagard
Welby K. Aagard
John Howarth Aagard
Vance Willard Aagard
Kenna Aagard

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  • Marriage
    15 November 1905Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 16
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 21
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Danish and Norwegian Aagaard or Ågård (see Agard ).

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

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    Sources (58)

    • John Edward Aagord in entry for Annie Aagord, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • John Edward Aagard, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John E Aagard in entry for Welby K Aagard and Opal Draper, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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