Alpha Rozena Madsen

Brief Life History of Alpha Rozena

When Alpha Rozena Madsen was born on 11 January 1898, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Andrew Oscar Madsen, was 27 and her mother, Rozina Evena Fechser, was 24. She married Leo Royal Balle on 23 May 1923, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Payson Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 19 April 1973, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leo Royal Balle
1890–1955
Alpha Rozena Madsen
1898–1973
Marriage: 23 May 1923
Zella Deon Balle
1924–2007
Bobby LeRoy Balle
1926–1984
Lois June Balle
1929–2019
Emma Rose Balle
1932–1934
Lynn Royal Balle
1934–2012

Sources (39)

  • Alpha M Balle, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
  • Alpha Madsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .

English: variant of Madson .

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

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Rozena Evena Fechser Madsen Autobiography

MY LIFE'S HISTORY By Rozena Evena Fechser Madsen I was born in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, August 6, 1873, of wonderful parents who came here to this country for the Gospel's sake. My father's name was John …

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