Charles Cutler Esplin

11 September 1918–23 November 2013 (Age 95)
Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States

The Life of Charles Cutler

When Charles Cutler Esplin was born on 11 September 1918, in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States, his father, Charles Harmon Esplin, was 26 and his mother, Grace Cutler, was 22. He married Leah Crofts on 27 October 1943. He lived in Orderville, Kane, Utah, United States in 1920 and Cedar City Election Precinct, Iron, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 23 November 2013, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Cutler Esplin
Leah Crofts
Marriage: 27 October 1943

Spouse and Children

27 October 1943

Parents and Siblings





    Garth Wendell Esplin


    Rolend C. Esplin


    Doris Esplin


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 3

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 26

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

Scottish: variant of Asplin .

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

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Story Highlight

Writings of Mary Jane Hoyt Crofts

Leo’s Letter I notice there has been several deaths in town. I don’t have time to write to their folks so would appreciate if you folks would give them my sympathy in their hour of grief. The partin …

Sources (3)

  • Charles Cuttler Esplin in household of Charles Harmon Esplin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Charles Esplin in household of Chas Harmon Esplin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Charles Cutler Esplin, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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