Alfred William Asper

15 November 1880–12 June 1964 (Age 83)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Alfred William

When Alfred William Asper was born on 15 November 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Asper, was 44 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Noall, was 22. He married Mayme Evans on 7 December 1904, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 12 June 1964, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Alfred William Asper
Mayme Evans
Marriage: 7 December 1904
Ada Jane Asper
William Samuel Asper
Ethel Lucile Asper
Thelma Louise Asper
Dorothy Evans Asper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1904Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1887 · New Zealands's First National Park
    Age 7
    Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 22
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    Swiss German, German, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone living by aspen trees, from Middle High German aspe, or a habitational name for someone from a place called with this word (compare Asp ). This surname is rare in Germany and virtually non-existing in Switzerland.Americanized form of Arabic Esber 1 or Esper 4.History: Many of the American Aspers are descendants of Johannes Georg Asper and his family, who in the middle of the 18th century came from the Palatinate, Germany, and settled in York County, PA. Johannes Georg's father was from Switzerland.

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

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    Alfred Asper, Personal History

    Personal History of Alfred W. Asper, typed first by Ada J. Asper Young. ALFRED WILLIAM ASPER son of William Asper & Rebecca Noall Asper, born November 15th 1880 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Married Ma …

    Sources (40)

    • Alfred Asper in entry for Ada Jane Asper, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Alfred Asper, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Alfred William in entry for Raymond Claridge Young and Dorothy Evans Asper, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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