Elmer (Doc) BACON

8 March 1902–28 October 1961 (Age 59)
Mercur, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Elmer (Doc)

When Elmer (Doc) BACON was born on 8 March 1902, in Mercur, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas William Bacon, was 34 and his mother, Emily Shoell, was 35. He married Ruth Clawson (twin) on 19 August 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 October 1961, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer (Doc) BACON
1902–1961
Ruth Clawson (twin)
1905–1963
Marriage: 19 August 1931
Thomas Clawson Bacon
1937–2018

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 August 1931Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 1
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
    1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot
    Age 6
    Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
    1918
    Age 16
    Armistice ending World War I.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Norman French personal name Bacun, derived from the ancient Germanic name Bac(c)o, Bahho, based on the element bag ‘(to) fight, (to) dispute’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.English and French: from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin, akin to Back 3), probably a metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork.History: Gilles Bacon from Normandy, France, is documented in Quebec City, QC, in 1647. — Michael Bacon from England arrived in Dedham, MA, in 1640. Nathanial Bacon, from Stratton, Cornwall, arrived in Barnstaple, MA, in 1639. Another Nathaniel Bacon (1647–76), from Friston Hall, Suffolk, emigrated to VA and settled at Curl's Neck on the James river.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bagg
    Back

    Sources (41)

    • Elmer Bacon in household of Emily Bacon, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Elmer Bacon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Elmer Bacon, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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