Mary Arvilla Baxter

1903–1989 (Age 85)
Lindon, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Mary Arvilla

When Mary Arvilla Baxter was born on 19 December 1903, in Lindon, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, John Kelly Baxter, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Morton, was 28. She married Harmon Lerve Beck on 26 February 1930, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Provo Bench, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910 and Ward 3 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 28 March 1989, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Arvilla Baxter
Harmon Lerve Beck
Marriage: 26 February 1930
Clive Lerve Beck

Spouse & Children

26 February 1930
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1909 · Pioneer Park Opens

Age 6

A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: occupational name from Old English bæcestre ‘baker’, variant (originally a feminine form) of bæcere ( see Baker ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Arvilla Baxter in household of John Baxter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arvilla Beck in household of Harmon L Beck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arvella Baxter in household of John Baxter, "United States Census, 1910"

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