Arthur Herbert Aamodt

19 April 1899–5 June 1971 (Age 72)
Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Arthur Herbert

When Arthur Herbert Aamodt was born on 19 April 1899, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Haakon Aamodt, was 40 and his mother, Julia Josephine Jacobsen, was 36. He married Ada Elizabeth Brown on 28 June 1922, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1917. In 1950, at the age of 51, his occupation is listed as letter carrier. He died on 5 June 1971, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Herbert Aamodt
Ada Elizabeth Brown
Marriage: 28 June 1922
Mary Ruth Aamodt
Joan Alice Aamodt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1922Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 1
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion
    Age 3
    Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
    Age 19
    WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Nels.Norwegian (also Åmodt): topographic name for someone who lived by the confluence of two streams, from å (old spelling aa) ‘stream, small river’ + mot ‘meeting’, or a habitational name from any of the 40 or more farms so named.

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

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    Story Highlight

    war is hell

    France 10/27/1918 …

    Sources (37)

    • Arthur Herbert Aamodtt, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Arthur Herbert Aamodt, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Arthur Herbert Aamodt, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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