Marvin James Dahl

23 August 1915–22 April 1964 (Age 48)
West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Marvin James

When Marvin James Dahl was born on 23 August 1915, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, David Theodore Dahl, was 43 and his mother, Amanda Theresa Pehrson, was 36. He married Iris Nielsen on 1 June 1940, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in World in 1935. He died on 22 April 1964, in Starr Valley, Elko, Nevada, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Starr Valley, Elko, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marvin James Dahl
Iris Nielsen
Marriage: 1 June 1940
M Jeoffry Dahl
Baby Dahl

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1940Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 14
    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Selmer, Alf, Nils, Jorgen, Per, Sven, Astrid, Helmer, Holger, Iver, Johan.Norwegian and Danish: habitational name from a common farm name derived from Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.Swedish: topographic or ornamental name from an ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’, or a habitational name from a placename containing this word, e.g. Dalby.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Jim and Iris below the house on the ranch in Starr Valley

    Jenny Stewart, a professional photographer in Twin Falls, Idaho took this picture in black and white, enlarged it, and hand-painted it. We have others that she did also. Dad is on the horse we calle …

    Sources (23)

    • Marvin James Dahl, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Marvin James Dahl, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Marvin James Dahl, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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