Marvin Beckstrom

26 February 1897–24 December 1979 (Age 82)
Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Marvin

When Marvin Beckstrom was born on 26 February 1897, in Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Oscar Beckstrom, was 28 and his mother, Ellen "Ella" Caroline Lloyd, was 18. He married Flora Baird on 6 June 1923, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 6, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 24 December 1979, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Millcreek Cemetery, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Beckstrom
Flora Baird
Marriage: 6 June 1923
Ronald S Beckstrom
Dawn La Rae Beckstrom

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1923Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    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 · Panguitch is Recognized As a City
    Age 2
    Panguitch is incorporated as a city on June 10, 1899.
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Swedish (Beckström): variant of Bäckström (see Backstrom 1) and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Marvin Beckstrom in household of Joseph O Beckstrom, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Marvin Beckstrom, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Marvin Beckstrom, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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