Amy Arvilla Munk

24 September 1891–24 June 1985 (Age 93)
Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Amy Arvilla

When Amy Arvilla Munk was born on 24 September 1891, in Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, her father, Laurits Peter Munk, was 37 and her mother, Maren Hansen, was 34. She married Asa Athay on 26 February 1928, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Paris Election Precinct, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1970. She died on 24 June 1985, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Athay
Amy Arvilla Munk
Marriage: 26 February 1928
Ralph Asa Athay
Ruth Athay
Ruth Athay
Mary Ellen Athay

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1928Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1909 · Pioneer Park Opens
    Age 18
    A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 25
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Ezriel, Pinchos, Rivka, Shimon, Shmuel, Zev.German (also Münk), Scandinavian (mainly Danish), and Dutch: from Middle High German münich, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish munk, Middle Dutch munc ‘monk’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a monk, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a monastery. The surname of German origin is also found in France (Alsace). Compare Munck .German (Münk): from a short form of the medieval personal name Dominicus (see Dominick ).

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

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    Sources (38)

    • Amy Arvilla Munk in household of Mary Hansen Munk, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Amy Arvilla Munk in entry for Howard Poulsen Bolton and Mary Ellen Athey Or Athay, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Amy Monk Athay in household of Asa Athay, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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