Eva Cecilia Staker

2 June 1890–6 September 1970 (Age 80)
Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Eva Cecilia

When Eva Cecilia Staker was born on 2 June 1890, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, William Edward Staker, was 36 and her mother, Cecelia Hedwig Esbjorn, was 25. She married Claude Thompson Cawley on 5 June 1907, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Wilson, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910 and Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 6 September 1970, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Thompson Cawley
1886–1954
Eva Cecilia Staker
1890–1970
Marriage: 5 June 1907
Edward Vern Cawley
1908–1985
Ruth Elaine Cawley
1911–1997
John Claude Cawley
1912–1937
Paul Howard Cawley
1921–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 June 1907
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Tabernacle Caught on Fire

Age 6

On February 9, 1896, the Tabernacle caught on fire and burned. It was rebuilt in and dedicated in 1897 by George Q. Cannon.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who made and drove in stakes, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary post for example, from a derivative of Middle English stake ‘post’, ‘stake’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eva Staker Cawley in household of Claude T Cawley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Eva Cecilia Staker Cawley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eva Staker in household of Claude T Cawley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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