Seth James Linford

9 June 1919–6 January 2004 (Age 84)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life of Seth James

When Seth James Linford was born on 9 June 1919, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Edward Lorenzo Linford, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Bertha Garn, was 40. He married Ruth Waterfall on 20 November 1943, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1930 and Kaysville Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 6 January 2004, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Seth James Linford
Renae Rhees
Marriage: 17 March 1976

Spouse and Children

17 March 1976
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1926 · No More Street Cars

Age 7

On September 20, Utah Light & Traction Company discontinued its street car services for Davis County. It operated for 12 years and helped many people get from city to city without any problems. During the next month all streetcars were converted into a bus system to help people that couldn't afford their own vehicles.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Great and Little Linford in Buckinghamshire or Lynford in Norfolk. The former may have Old English hlyn ‘maple’ as its first element; the latter is more likely to contain līn ‘flax’. The second element in each case is Old English ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Seth James Linford in household of Edward Lorenzo Linford, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Seth J Linford in household of Edward L Linford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Seth J Linford in household of Edward L Linford, "United States Census, 1930"

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