Joe Dowell Mortensen

3 January 1917–1 July 1950 (Age 33)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Joe Dowell

When Joe Dowell Mortensen was born on 3 January 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Lowell Joseph Mortensen, was 22 and his mother, Beatrice Brown, was 23. He married Doris Audrey Hedges on 17 December 1943, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in World for about 20 years. He died on 1 July 1950, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joe Dowell Mortensen
1917–1950
Doris Audrey Hedges
1921–2008
Marriage: 17 December 1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 December 1943
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Chapman Branch Library

Age 1

The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1927

Age 10

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten ( see Martin 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joe Dowell Mortensen in household of Lowell Joseph Mortensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Joe Mortensen in household of Lowell Joseph Mortensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Joe Dowell Mortenson in household of Lowell Joseph Mortenson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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