Eliza Lavoun Eggett

Brief Life History of Eliza Lavoun

When Eliza Lavoun Eggett was born on 1 September 1908, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, her father, Orson Eggett, was 20 and her mother, Wandrella Boynton, was 20. She married Julius Alma Gertsch on 20 March 1936, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in World in 1935 and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 16 September 1976, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Julius Alma Gertsch
Eliza Lavoun Eggett
Marriage: 20 March 1936
Sandra Ann Gertsch
Renee Carlene Gertsch
Jerrold Alma Gertsch

Sources (30)

  • La Vaun E Gertsch, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Elisa Lavoun Eggett, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Liza La Voun Eggett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1909 · The Cathedral of the Madeleine

The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church that was completed in 1909 and currently serves as a cathedral for the Catholic community in Salt Lake City. It is the only cathedral in the U.S. under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene.


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

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): from an unidentified place in Norfolk called Egate (recorded 1379).

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

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