Edith Melvina Lind

2 April 1900–3 May 1988 (Age 88)
Lynn, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Edith Melvina

When Edith Melvina Lind was born on 2 April 1900, in Lynn, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, John Peter Andersson Lind, was 57 and her mother, Emma Christine Norberg, was 45. She married Anoch Eby on 16 October 1934. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1933 and lived in Wilmington, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Inglewood Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 3 May 1988, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anoch Eby
Edith Melvina Lind
Marriage: 16 October 1934
Jon Nelvice Eby

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1934
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 1
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
    1902 · Old Main (Utah State University)
    Age 2
    The first building on the Utah State University Campus was named Old Main and is the oldest functioning academic building in Utah. It was built after the current site was approved unanimously by the Board of Trustees for the new college. Construction started in 1889 and the entire building was completed in 1902. During the Spanish Flu Epidemic in 1919, the building was used as a makeshift hospital to take care the effected residents in the surrounding area. Old Main was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. 
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 23
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Scandinavian, English, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a lime tree, Scandinavian and Middle English lind. As a Swedish name, it is often of ornamental origin.North German and Danish: habitational name from any of various places called with Lind ‘lime tree’.South German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a gentle, mild, tolerant man, from Middle High German lint, linde, Yiddish lind ‘gentle, mild’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Missionaries Called To Serve

    The Anders Anderson family moved to Lynn, Utah in April 1893 from Sweden. Grandpa John Peter Lind had paid their fare from Sweden. The family consisted of Anders, his wife, Hilda, Selma and Gustave …

    Sources (24)

    • Edith Linel Eby in household of Enoch Eby, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Edith M Lind, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
    • Edith M Lind Eby in household of Anoch Eby, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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