Betty Lou Liljenquist

9 July 1925–6 February 1997 (Age 71)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Betty Lou

When Betty Lou Liljenquist was born on 9 July 1925, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Charles Vear Liljenquist, was 33 and her mother, Leah Barker, was 27. She married Lewis Alexander Hunsaker on 5 January 1942, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States. She lived in Bynum, Teton, Montana, United States in 1930 and Election District S, Denver, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 6 February 1997, in West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Alexander Hunsaker
1924–2016
Betty Lou Liljenquist
1925–1997
Marriage: 5 January 1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 January 1942
Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1926 · No More Street Cars

Age 1

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.
1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements liljen ‘lilies’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Betty Liljenquist Hunsaker in household of Lewis A. Hunsaker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Betty Lou Liljenquist Hunsaker in household of Lewis Alexander Hunsaker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Betty Lou Liljinquist Hunsaker in household of Lewis Alexander Hunsaker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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