Alta Violet Camp

31 August 1906–18 June 2003 (Age 96)
Pleasantview, Oneida, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Alta Violet

When Alta Violet Camp was born on 31 August 1906, in Pleasantview, Oneida, Idaho, United States, her father, Williams Peter Camp Jr, was 26 and her mother, Esther Violet Draper, was 21. She married Wayne Russell McConkie on 25 July 1933, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States for about 5 years. She died on 18 June 2003, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Wayne Russell McConkie
Alta Violet Camp
Marriage: 25 July 1933

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 July 1933Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 1
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
    1907 · The Burro Mine
    Age 1
    The Burro Mine was a large mining area that produced gold, silver, copper, and other valuable metals. The mine was dissolved involuntarily on November 9, 1974.
    Age 26
    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch (also Van de Camp) and North German: from camp ‘enclosed, fenced, or hedged piece of land, field’, from Latin campus ‘plain’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a field. Compare Kamp .English: from Middle English kempe ‘warrior’; see Kemp . The spelling Camp may be due to the influence of Old English camp ‘battle’ and campian ‘to fight’, or of Old French campion ‘warrior, champion’.French: mainly southern form of Champ .

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

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    Sources (46)

    • Alta V. Camp in household of William Peter Camp, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Alta Violet Camp, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Alta Vioet Camp in household of William Peter Camp, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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