Leland Irvine Acomb

Brief Life History of Leland Irvine

When Leland Irvine Acomb was born on 28 September 1886, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Acomb Jr., was 40 and his mother, Agnes Kerr Leatham, was 30. He married Alice MacKay on 17 June 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years and United States in 1949. He died on 7 February 1967, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leland Irvine Acomb
1886–1967
Alice MacKay
1887–1978
Marriage: 17 June 1909
Allan Mackay Acomb
1910–2004
Dale Mackay Acomb
1913–2001
Glenn MacKay Acomb
1917–2006
Kent MacKay Acomb
1923–2018

Sources (75)

  • Leland I Acomb, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Leland Irvine Acomb, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Leland Irvine Acomb, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1890

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

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.

Name Meaning

English (northern):

topographic name for a dweller in a valley, from Middle English atte combe ‘at the valley’ (Old English æt thǣm cumbe).

habitational name from any of the places in Northumberland, and West and North Yorkshire named Acomb, from Old English æt ācum ‘at the oak trees’.

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

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