Orin Everett Berrett

4 September 1899–6 August 1936 (Age 36)
Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Orin Everett

When Orin Everett Berrett was born on 4 September 1899, in Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Heber Hookway Berrett, was 30 and his mother, Ellen Eleanor Walker, was 29. He married Nellie Caroline Roote on 11 June 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 6, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1936. He died on 6 August 1936, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orin Everett Berrett
Nellie Caroline Roote
Marriage: 11 June 1924
Alta Maxine Berrett
Paul Orin Berrett
Joyce Nellie Berrett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1924Salt 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.
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 11
    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    English (Wiltshire): variant of Barrett .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Funeral Service for Orin E. Berrett Aug 9, 1936

    A note of interest by Quin Thorup , April 11, 2015 I found an old paper copy of my grandfather Orin’s funeral service among my mother, Joyce Nellie Berrett Throup’s possessions after her passing on D …

    Sources (28)

    • Orin E Berrett in household of Heber Hookway Berrett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Orin Everett Berrett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Orin H Berrett in entry for Paul Orin Berrett, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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