Edgar Bentley Mitchell Jr.

15 September 1911–18 December 1959 (Age 48)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Edgar Bentley

When Edgar Bentley Mitchell Jr. was born on 15 September 1911, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Edgar Bentley Mitchell, was 26 and his mother, Laprile Barber, was 24. He married Erma Ruth Maughan on 27 May 1936, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Howell, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1940 and Tahiti, French Polynesia in 1949. He died on 18 December 1959, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Edgar Bentley Mitchell Jr.
Erma Ruth Maughan
Marriage: 27 May 1936
Edgar Bentley Mitchell III
Martha Mitchell
Margaret Elizabeth Mitchell
David Maughan Mitchell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1936Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 1
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1916 · The Logan Library
    Age 5
    The Logan Library was created to serve the fifty thousand citizens of Logan with the access of over two hundred thousand items for children, teens, students, and adults to check out and learn from. The library also provides several programs that are popular with the community. The library moved to its current location in 2009 and reached a milestone in items checked out in 2012, at over 1 million.
    Age 16
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: from the vernacular pronunciation in Middle English and Older Scots of the personal name Michael . See Michelson .English and Scottish: nickname for a big man, from Middle English michel, mechel, muchel ‘big’.Irish (County Connacht): surname adopted as equivalent of Mulvihill .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Story on the Sea

    This is an excerpt given from Elder Matthew Cowley of the Quorom of the Twelve Apostles in the October General Conference of 1948! "I was on a little ship in Tahiti, a little submarine chaser of abou …

    Sources (36)

    • Edgar Bentley Mitchell, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Edgar Bentley Mitchell in household of Edgar Bentley Mitchell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Edgar Bentley Mitchell Junior, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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