Reuel Johnson Alder

Brief Life History of Reuel Johnson

When Reuel Johnson Alder was born on 17 March 1886, in Preston, Oneida, Idaho, United States, his father, Alfred William Alder, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Christina Jensen, was 20. He married Josephine Groesbeck in 1905, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. He died on 5 September 1958, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuel Johnson Alder
1886–1958
Ada Davis
1888–1967
Marriage: 21 November 1916
Marcella Alder
1913–2004
Lucile Alder
1914–2005
Guy Davis Alder
1915–2002
Howard Davis Alder
1917–1976
Louise Alder
1918–1918
Beth Alder
1919–1919
Maurine Alder
1921–1995
Ilene Alder
1923–2019
Ada Alder
1924–2003
Paul Davis Alder
1925–1927

Sources (83)

  • Renel J, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Reuel Johnson Alder - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Reuel Johnson Alder
  • Reuel J. Alder, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1896 · Utah becomes a state

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living by an alder tree or by a group of alders, from Middle English al(d)re, alder.

German: variant of Alter .

German: status name for a senior, from Middle High German althērre ‘(respected) older gentleman’.

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

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