Clarence Peter Dahl

Brief Life History of Clarence Peter

When Clarence Peter Dahl was born on 22 April 1907, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, David Theodore Dahl, was 35 and his mother, Amanda Theresa Pehrson, was 27. He married Pheby Crawford on 14 December 1938, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. He lived in World in 1935 and St. George Election Precinct, Washington, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 10 October 1988, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Clarence Peter Dahl
Pheby Crawford
Marriage: 14 December 1938

Sources (34)

  • Clarence Peter Dahl, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • <Unknown>, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Clarence Dahl, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Selmer, Alf, Nils, Jorgen, Per, Sven, Astrid, Helmer, Holger, Iver, Johan.

Norwegian and Danish: habitational name from a common farm name derived from Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.

Swedish: topographic or ornamental name from an ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’, or a habitational name from a placename containing this word, e.g. Dalby.

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

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Eulogy of Clarence Dahl

Clarence Dahl was born and raised in West Jordan, Utah. His family was teh first in the area to get an automobile. At the young age of 9 years old, my father was allowed to drive the new vehicle. He …

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