Ella Mae Maxwell

13 March 1928–1 April 2002 (Age 74)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Ella Mae

When Ella Mae Maxwell was born on 13 March 1928, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Irvin Leslie Maxwell, was 32 and her mother, Ivy Marchant, was 31. She married Edgar Rohlfing Holm on 10 April 1950, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 1 April 2002, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Rohlfing Holm
1920–1997
Ella Mae Maxwell
1928–2002
Marriage: 10 April 1950
Layne Edgar Holm
1962–2020

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 April 1950
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

    Layne Edgar Holm

    Male1962–2020Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Hogle Zoo

Age 3

Being supported through Salt Lake City taxes, Hogle Zoo has been at its present location at the mouth of Emigration Canyon since 1931 on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hogle. In 1936, the zoo purchased Princess Alice, an elephant, from a traveling circus. She gave birth to the first elephant born in Utah. His name was Prince Utah and he died at eleven months old. Current exhibits include various birds, mammals, and reptiles from around the world.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 20

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place near Melrose in Roxburghshire. The place name is first recorded in 1144 in the form Mackeswell ‘Mack's spring or stream (Old English well(a))’.2 Irish: this surname is common in Ulster, where it has sometimes been adopted as an alternative to Miskell .3 Jewish: arbitrary adoption of the Scottish name, or Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ella Mae Maxwell in household of Irvin Leslie Maxwell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ella Mae Maxwell in household of Irwin L Maxwell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ellen ? Maxwell in household of Ivin Maxwell, "United States Census, 1930"

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