Paul Wendell Ahlstrom Sr.

Male21 August 1915–26 October 1999

Brief Life History of Paul Wendell

When Paul Wendell Ahlstrom Sr. was born on 21 August 1915, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, his father, James Peter Ahlstrom, was 53 and his mother, Sarepta Matilda Jolley, was 39. He married Betty Valerie Morley on 5 February 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Idaho Falls Election Precinct 7, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1940 and World for about 20 years. He died on 26 October 1999, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Paul Wendell Ahlstrom Sr.
Betty Valerie Morley
Marriage: 5 February 1941

Sources (76)

  • Paul Wendue Alhstrom, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Paul Wendell Ahlstrom, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
  • Paul Wendell Ahlstrom, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1941Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 1

    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.

    1921 · Bonneville County Courthouse is built

    Age 6

    In 1921, the Bonneville county courthouse was built. It was designed by Lionel Fisher and Charles Aitken, two architects that helped build a number of government buildings in Idaho.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 22

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Anders, Joakim, Johan, Per, Sibel, Sven.

    Swedish (Ahlström): ornamental name composed of the elements ahl, an ornamental spelling of al ‘alder’, + ström ‘river’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Many descendents of Henry and Francis Manning Jolley served L.D.S. Missions throughout the world.

    Source: "The Jolley Family Book" published by Brigham Young University Press 1966, written by Bryant Manning Jolley and his committee. Many of the descendents of Henry and Francis Jolley guided by in …

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