Rhoda Mae Welker

26 March 1916–18 June 2007 (Age 91)
Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Rhoda Mae

When Rhoda Mae Welker was born on 26 March 1916, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, her father, Roy Anson Welker, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Hoge, was 36. She married Roy Erwin Babbel on 22 March 1939, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 2007. She died on 18 June 2007, in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Erwin Babbel
1913–2005
Rhoda Mae Welker
1916–2007
Marriage: 22 March 1939
David Welker Babbel
1942–1942
Becky Kay Babbel
1947–2018

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1939Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1917
    Age 1
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
    1918
    Age 2
    Armistice ending World War I.
    1941
    Age 25
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    German: occupational name for a fuller, from Middle High German, Middle Low German walker, welker ‘fuller’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

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

    Sources (28)

    • Rhoda Welker in household of Roy A Welker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Rhoda Mae Welker, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Rhoda Mae Babbel in entry for Roy Erwin Babbel, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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