Glenn MacKay Acomb

18 September 1917–19 July 2006 (Age 88)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Glenn MacKay

When Glenn MacKay Acomb was born on 18 September 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Leland Irvine Acomb, was 30 and his mother, Alice MacKay, was 30. He married Carol Nielsen on 6 July 2006, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 19 July 2006, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Glenn MacKay Acomb
1917–2006
Carol Nielsen
1925–2012
Marriage: 6 July 2006

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 2006Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
    Age 1
    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
    1918 · Chapman Branch Library
    Age 1
    The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    1941
    Age 24
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    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.

    Sources (31)

    • Glenn M Acomb in household of Leland Irvine Acomb, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Glenn Mackay Acomb, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
    • Glenn M Acomb in household of Leland Irvine Acomb, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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